About PGCIL Executive Trainee Finance 2020

POWERGRID & POSCO will conduct PGCIL Executive Trainee Finance recruitment exam for 47 posts. Candidates who wish to apply for  PGCIL Executive Trainee Finance recruitment must have passed CA/ICWA (CMA) and should have completed 28 years of age. Registered candidates have to appear in a test followed by an Interview. The question paper of PGCIL Executive Trainee Finance exam will have two sections - Professional Knowledge Test (PKT) and Executive Aptitude Test (EAT) carrying 120 and 50 questions respectively. The selection of candidates for Executive Trainee Finance post will be on the basis of their performance in test and qualifying in the interview. Selected candidates appointed as PGCIL Executive Trainee (Finance) have to be medically fit for the post. 

PGCIL Executive Trainee Finance 2020 Highlights

Full Exam Name Power Grid Corporation of India Limited Executive Trainee Finance Exam
Short Exam Name PGCIL Executive Trainee Finance
Conducting Body Power Grid Corporation of India Limited
Languages English
Mode of Application Online
Application Fee (General) 500 Rs [Offline]
Mode of Exam Offline

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PGCIL Executive Trainee Finance 2020 Important Dates

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07 Mar, 2020 - 06 Apr, 2020

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07 Mar, 2020

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PGCIL Executive Trainee Finance 2020 Eligibility Criteria

PGCIL Executive Trainee Finance Eligibility Criteria - Age Limit: Candidates must be between 18 to 28 years. 

PGCIL Executive Trainee Finance Eligibility Criteria - Educational qualifications: Candidates must have passed CA/ICWA (CMA).

PGCIL Executive Trainee Finance Eligibility Criteria - Age Relaxation: Reservation/ Relaxation/ Concession to candidates belonging to OBC (NCL)/ SC/ ST/ PwD/ ExSM/ J&K Domicile / Victims of Riots category shall be as per Government of India directives.

PGCIL Executive Trainee - Age Relaxation in Upper Age Limit:

  • For OBC(NCL) candidates : 3 years

  • For SC/ST candidates: 5 years

  • For PwD candidates - 10 years over and above category relaxation (i.e. 10 years for a PwD candidate belonging to General category

  • 13 years for a PwD candidate belonging to OBC (NCL) category, etc.

  • J&K Domicile/ Ex-Servicemen/ Victims of riots: As per Govt. rules

PGCIL Executive Trainee - Age Relaxation/Concession for POWERGRID/POSOCO department

  • No Upper Age Limit

  • No Application Fee

PGCIL Executive Trainee Finance 2020 Application Process

Mode of Application : Online

Mode of Payment : Net Banking | Credit Card | Debit Card | NEFT

The application form of PGCIL Executive Trainee Finance will be available online. Candidates must register themselves online at the official website, which will be made available at ‘Career’ section

  • After successful completion of registration, candidates will receive an email with details of their login ID and password and other information

  • Candidates must correctly enter all the required details such as communication and educational qualifications as mentioned in their certificates

  • Upload scanned photograph and signature with specifications given below:


Upload recent colour passport size photograph

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Scanned copy of the signature 

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Category certificate & qualification final passing certificate

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How to PGCIL Executive Trainee Finance Application Form?

  • Candidates will have to enter correctly their name and date of birth as mentioned in their birth certificate or matric certificate

  • Candidates will have to declare their category correctly and must be in a position to submit a relevant certificate in the prescribed format as and when asked by Powergrid

  • Application fee of Rs. 500 must be paid by the general category candidates. SC/ST/PwD and EX-SM categories are exempted from paying the application fee. 

  • Online payment can be made through Credit Card/ Debit Card/ Net Banking / e-Wallet/UPI as available on the gateway. The application fee is non-refundable. However, if in case multiple payments against the same Registration ID has been made by the candidates. The authority shall refund the excess payment by reversing such extra transaction after completion of the application process.

  • Take a printout of the online application form. Candidates must not send the hard copy of the online application form of PGCIL Executive Trainee Finance

Application Fees

Category Quota Mode Gender Amount
General Offline Male, Female, Transgender ₹ 500

PGCIL Executive Trainee Finance 2020 Exam Pattern

PGCIL Executive Trainee Finance question paper will carry 170 questions with four answer choices for each question. There will be two sections in the question paper:

  • Professional Knowledge Test (PKT) – 120 Questions

  • Executive Aptitude Test (EAT) - 50 Questions

The PKT shall consist of discipline-specific questions whereas the EAT shall have questions on vocabulary, verbal comprehension, quantitative aptitude, reasoning ability, data sufficiency and interpretation & numerical ability.

All questions will carry 1 mark with 1/4 negative marking for each wrong or multiple answers

PGCIL Executive Trainee Finance 2020 Admit Card

The admit card of PGCIL Executive Trainee Finance will be available online. Admit card will be issued to only those candidates who application forms are accepted. Candidates must enter their login credentials to download PGCIL Executive Trainee admit card.

PGCIL Executive Trainee Finance 2020 Exam Centers

State City
Delhi Delhi
West Bengal Kolkata
Tamil Nadu Chennai
Maharashtra Mumbai
Gujarat Vadodara
Karnataka Bengaluru
Telangana Hyderabad

Documents Required at Exam

  • Admit card
  • Aadhaar card
  • Voter id card
  • PAN card

PGCIL Executive Trainee Finance 2020 Result

POWERGRID will announce the result of PGCIL Executive Trainee Finance in online mode. The authority will release the list of candidates appointed for the Executive Trainee Finance in pdf format. Candidates can check their PG ID (registration ID) by pressing ctrl+f. 

PGCIL Executive Trainee Finance 2020 Cutoff

PGCIL Executive Trainee Finance - Qualifying Marks in Test:

Candidates must secure the minimum qualifying PGCIL Executive Trainee Finance cutoff marks as given below to be called for GD and Interview based on their performance in the test:

For unreserved – minimum 40% marks subject to at least 30% marks in EAT and PKT separately

For reserved – minimum 30% marks subject to at least 25% marks in EAT and PKT separately


Shortlisting of eligible candidates for GD & Interview:

The eligible qualified candidates will be called for GD & Interview on the basis of their marks in test.

PGCIL Executive Trainee Finance Qualifying Marks in GD & Interview:

GD will not have any qualifying marks. The interview will have qualifying marks for different categories as mentioned below.

Category Qualifying Marks in Interview:

  • Unreserved 40%

  • OBC (NCL) / SC/ST/ PwD 30%

For calculation of the final score of a candidate for empanelment, the weightage assigned to Test marks, Group Discussion and Interview is given below:

  • Marks in Test - 85%

  • Group Discussion - 3%

  • Personal Interview - 12%

Candidates who qualify in the Personal Interview will be eligible for appointment of PGCIL Executive Trainee Finance

PGCIL Executive Trainee Finance 2020 Selection Process

The selection process of PGCIL Executive Trainee Finance will be common for vacancies in both POWERGRID & POSCO and comprises of the test, followed by Group Discussion (GD) and Personal Interview (PI) of the candidates who qualify in Test and are shortlisted category wise for the GD and Interview. 

The selected candidates will be required to execute a service agreement bond to successfully complete the prescribed training period and thereafter serve the organization for at least three years. The amount of the bond is INR 1,00,000/- for General/OBC (NCL) candidates and INR 50,000/- for SC/ST/PwD candidates.

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Questions related to PGCIL Executive Trainee Finance

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can i apply for PGCIL from the qualification of Btech? (I just qualified the gate2020 with the score 391.)

Sudarshan kumar 24th Mar, 2020

Hi Kalyankarna,

We would be able to help you only if you provide us full information as you have not mentioned your category,rank or not even stream or branch of your B.Tech as only Electrical,Electronics and Civil branch students can apply for that.

They have some vacancies vacant and recruiting the candidates also.

But in that marks there are very less chance for you to get any chance,but you should try.

The details of the power grid recruitment can be found on the link given below:-

https://engineering.careers360.com/articles/power-grid-recruitment-through-gate

Hope this will help,please feel free to ask if you have any further queries.

Thank You.

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How can one prepare for this job ? Syallbus, Resource material etc etc

Apoorva Student Expert 31st Mar, 2020

Dear Aspirant,

For the post of Executive Trainee Finance at PGCIL you have to qualify the selection process which consists of two tests Professional Knowledge Test (PKT) – 120 and Questions Executive Aptitude Test (EAT) - 50 Questions the tests are MCQ based. Those who qualify the tests gets eligible for Group Discussion followed by Behavioral Assessment and Personal Interview.

As the PKT will consist of questions related to the discipline and for EAT it is verbal, reasoning, aptitude and data interpretation.

Note: The applicant must have passed CA/ICWA (CMA).

Hope this helps.
Best Wishes!

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