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CPRI Recruitment 2017 Apply Online for 26 Engineering, Technician and Other Jobs

CPRI Recruitment 2017: Central Power Research Institute (CPRI) has announced a new recruitment for Indian nationals regarding following vacancies existing in its Administration-I, under different grades. Source says, the applications are now invited for technician, assistant and officer level posts. Freshers are also having chances of employment under this CPRI recruitment 2017. On any of the business units of CPRI, postings will be made (within India). So, enthusiastic personalities can submit their profiles earlier to avoid last minute complexity of online registration. Indicated numbers of 26 vacancies are tentative, so depending upon staff necessity while fixing appointments, candidates will be enrolled.

Institution Central Power Research Institute (CPRI)
Post Names Engineering Officer, Technician, etc.
No. of Openings 26 Last Date 27-02-2017
Education B.E/ B.Sc/ ITI/ 10th/ CA/ ICWA/ M. Tech/ Degree
Job Nature Permanent
Location India

CPRI Recruitment 2017

Central Power Research Institute (CPRI) is an autonomous society working under Power Ministry, Indian Government. It does R&D works on fields of generation, transmission and operation of electricity supply systems. To handle the research projects, consultancy works, testing & performance evaluation of materials/ apparatus, compilation & finalization of accounts, etc. there are lack of staffs in this institute. For this purpose only, CPRI recruitment 2017 notice has been launched. Intelligent/ Skilled persons will get appointed in the respective posts, depending upon their academic records/ experience, etc.  Initially the appointment starts with probation rule (for 2 years).

Designation Wise Vacancies in CPRI

SI. No. Designations No. of Posts Age Limit Salary
1. Engineering Officer Grade-2 3 35 years Rs.39100/-
2. Accounts Officer 1 40 years
3. Engineering Officer Grade-1 5 30 years Rs.34800/-
4. Scientific/ Engineering Assistant Grade-1 3
5. Technician Grade-1 6 28 years Rs.20200/-
6. Assistant Grade-II 5 30 years
7. MTS Grade-I (Watchman) 3 45 years


Academic Requirements: Expected School/ College level qualification should be finished by appliers, based on position he/ she trying to enter. For Engineering Officer/ Scientific Assistant jobs, first class mark is compulsory.

Designations Qualification
Engineering Officer Grade-2 M.Tech or equivalent related to Electrical Engineering
Accounts Officer Degree with professional qualification of SAS, CA, ICWA
Engineering Officer Grade-1 B.E or equivalent in Electrical/ Electrical & Electronics/ Mechanical/ Civil Engineering
Scientific/ Engineering Assistant Grade-1 B.Sc in Chemistry
Technician Grade-1 ITI in Electrician/ Fitter
Assistant Grade-II Degree with typing skill in English (Computer)
MTS Grade-I (Watchman) 10th pass

Above said qualifications should be obtained by applying persons from any GOI recognised board/ institute or approved by UGC/ AICTE. ICWA, SAS should be conducted departmentally by CAG/ CGA.

Necessary Experience: On relevant fields, appliers of Accounts Officer/ Assistant Grade-II posts might have gained years of experience as follows (minimum).

  • For Accounts Officer post: 5 years
  • For Assistant Grade-II job: 3 years.

Age Restrictions: The upper age limits of each position are already mentioned in vacancy table. Candidates who are willing to apply should not be above those ages, with respect to post. But the minimum age is 18 years. Date used for computing these ages is 27th February 2017. Relaxations are given for reserved categories as per GOI norms.

  • For Ex-serviceman (OBC) category: 48 years
  • Departmental candidates (for posts of Rs.4200/- and above grade pay): 5 years relaxation
  • Departmental candidates (for posts of Rs.4200/- below grade pay): 10 years

Recruitment Methods: If applications are found to be more in number, selection team will screen some of the appliers by seeing the academic merits. Based on posts, the selection techniques would also differ as tabulated here.

Post Name Method Final Selection
Engineering Officer Grade-2 MCQ Test, Interview Interview performance and Academic Merit
Accounts Officer Interview performance, Academic Merit and Professional Experience
Engineering Officer Grade-1 MCQ Test Academic Merit
Scientific/ Engineering Assistant Grade-1 MCQ/ Skill Test
Technician Grade-1 MCQ Exam, Skill Test
Assistant Grade-II MCQ/ Skill Test Academic Merit and Post qualification experience
MTS Grade-I (Watchman) MCQ Test Physical Test and Experience

MCQ is OMR based written examination. Candidates who are scoring marks above the cut-off set by institute will be declared as qualified in MCQ. Skill Test is also just qualifying in nature. These two test marks will not be added in the final selection. Original certificates would also be verified, finally.

As tabulated above, individuals who are succeeding in the MCQ/ Skill Tests will be ranked based on academic merit/ relevant field experience of contestants. In some cases, interview marks would also be included for preparing final select list.

Salary and Allowances: As per CPRI recruitment norms, management will give Pay Band-3 salary for Engineering Officer Grade-2/ Accounts Officer posts, Pay Band-2 salary for Engineering Officer Grade-1/ Scientific/ Engineering Assistant positions and Pay Band-1 for others.

  • For Engineering Officer Grade-2/ Accounts Officer: Rs.15600 – 39100/-
  • For Engineering Officer Grade-1/ Scientific/ Engineering Assistant: Rs.9300 – 34800/-
  • For other designations: Rs.5200 – 20200/-
  • Grade Pay Range: Rs.1800 – 5400/-

Latest government order say, those appointees are also eligible for receiving service benefits of NPS contribution, Leave, LTC, medical benefits, etc.

Application Charges: Except candidates applying for MTS posts, others have to remit the application fee for this CPRI recruitment 2017 through online mode using Debit/ Credit Card/ Net Banking facilities. Fee once paid is non-refundable in any cases. GOI norms are followed for giving fee exemption.

  • Cost of Application: 500/- (except MTS post)
  • For SC/ ST/ PWD/ Woman/ CPRI Departmental candidates: No fees
  • For Ex-serviceman: No fees (except for Engineering Officer Grade-2 and Accounts Officer jobs)
  • Payment Mode: Online

How to Apply Online for CPRI Recruitment 2017

Online applications have to be submitted for this CPRI recruitment 2017, by following the guidelines given below. Before beginning to register, aspirants are expected to keep valid email id, scanned copies of photograph & signature, etc. with them.

  • Open the website page cpri.in.
  • Go to “Careers” section and hit against the concerned “Apply Online” link after reading detailed advertisement.
  • Hit the “New Registration” button and fill the requisite information.
  • On application form, only correct details should be filled.
  • Also, scanned copies of images should also be uploaded.
  • After previewing the entries, hit “Submit” button.
  • Then proceed for making payments, as applicable.
  • Finally take printout copy of registered application and e-Receipt for future reference.

Self signed copies of following documents should be sent through Post in a sealed cover before 5.00 PM of last date, to “Chief Administrative Officer, CPRI, PB No. 8066 Sadasivanagar Post, Bangalore – 560 080”.

  • Academic Records
  • Caste certificate
  • Birth certificate
  • Experience certificate (as necessary), etc.

Hardcopies forwarded without “Application Registration Number ___________ for the Post of ___________Ref. Advt. No.6/ 2017” superscription will be summarily rejected.

For queries related to this recruitment contenders are advised to email at the address recruitment@cpri.in.

Official Notification cpri.in
Apply Online Click here

Dates to Remember

  • Commencing date of online registration – 4th Feb 2017
  • Link for applying online will be available upto – 27th Feb 2017
  • Hardcopies should reach on or before – 6th Mar 2017

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Note: Details that are given in a newly released employment notice of CPRI are described here on above section. For any sort of doubts, refer the linked file.

Updated: 4th February 2017 — 6:52 pm

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