KPTCL Recruitment Exam

KPTCL Recruitment Important Date & Notifications

KPTCL Recruitment Exam
KPTCL Recruitment Important Date & Notifications
September 13, 2021
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Karnataka Power Transmission Corporation Limited (KPTCL) is the authority that transmits electricity in the Karnataka state. Before KPTCL came into being, Karnataka Electricity Board was the body handling transmission and distribution of electricity. Later, the KEC was decentralized and KPTCL came to the distribution of power along with ESCOM. The KPTCL recruitment exam dates are clubbed in this section.

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Name of the Exam Karnataka Power Transmission Corp. Ltd Exam
Abbreviation KPTCL Exam
Name of Authorised Body Karnataka Power Transmission Corporation Limited (KPTCL)
Type State Autonomous Recruitment Body.
Chairman Sri. G. Kumar Nayak, IAS
Location Karnataka
Purpose Qualifying Exam for Group A, B, C service category.
Periodicity Once in a year.
Scope State-level Examination.
Examination Phases Two phases:

Written Exam, and Interview Round.

Mode of conduct of Examination Offline
 Language choice English/Kannada
Prescribed Application Fee General, Category-I, IIA, IIB, IIIA, & IIIB – (Rs. 500)

SC/ ST – (Rs. 300)

Link for official website

As per the seen practice, the KPTCL publishes the notice in November for the exam scheduled in the following year. KPTCL exam is not an All India exam but it’s a state exam conducted annually. It is the exam for the State of Karnataka.

The Exam is broadly divided into two qualifying rounds:

  1. Written Examination and
  2. Personality Test

Every year, the Karnataka Power Transmission Corporation Limited (KPTCL) conducts KPTCL Exam for eligible candidates for various posts under Group ‘A’, ‘B’, ‘C’. It is the most looked-up examination conducted by the Karnataka Government. Generally, the KPTCL puts out a notice regarding the exam and its requisite syllabus and information regarding the eligibility, etc. The dates and syllabus is published in the same year as the actual scheduled exam year.


KPTCL Recruitment Exam Dates Notifications

KPTCL has announced the apprenticeship recruitment for the year 2021. The recruitment is conducted for two posts only. The name of the first post is Graduate Apprentice and the second one is for Technician apprentice. The job location for both the post is Karnataka.

In the year 2019, KPTCL and other ESCOMs announced recruitment for the position of Assistant Executive Engineer, Assistant Engineer, and Junior Engineer, etc. The total number of vacancies notified was 3469. The notification for the exam which was conducted in 2019 is available on their official website.

The application form will be released on the official website of KPTCL and the ESCOM. The application form is to be submitted through online mode itself. The candidates shall keep a regular watch on the official website of KPTCL for any new notification of exams or vacancies.

The openings in the KPTCL are also publicized in the national and regional newspapers as well. As and when the notification is released the interested candidates shall apply online. Apply before the lapse of time.

The candidates can access either the website of KPTCL.


The website of the respective ESCOM under which he/she wishes to apply for a particular post. They are:

The recruitment initiated by the  (KPTCL) was canceled for the following posts for 2019. Hence, there is no admit cards release or Examination.

AE (Elec.) 63 10 142 100 160 30 505
AE (Civil) 13 02 05 05 03 28
JE(Civil) 07 02 08 08 03 28
JE (Elec.) 320 60 106 50 34 570
Junior Personal Assistant 16 06 09 18 11 03 63
Junior Assistant 10 250 100 360


KPTCL Recruitment Exam Dates

Candidates who clear the Written exam will appear for the Interview round. The notification for the KPTCL exam 2021 is still on hold. But due to the corona pandemic that has led to unannounced state restrictions and frequent altercations of lockdown norms, the exam kept on postponing. The KPTCL generally releases advertisements for the KPTCL Exam at the beginning of the year. And the Exam is held usually in the month of May.

The notification contains details such as stages of exams, type of exams, examination process, tentative dates of examination, etc.

Below is the tabular view of the KPTCL important dates & notification details of KPTCL Exam 2021.

KPTCL Exam 2021- Notification To be released
Original Tentative Date notified It Will be declared soon
Release of Admit Cards Yet to be announced
Results To be notified


KPTCL Recruitment Exam Dates, Fees, Eligibility & Notification


Employment notification KPTCL B16/86393/2018-2019 20th February 2021
Revised Date of Application 16th March 2019- 18th April 2019
Last date For Application – Online 18th April 2019
Date for filling Application Fee 16th March 2021- 22nd April 2019
Last Date Filling Application via E-Post Office 22nd April 2019


Online Application Portal Access Date 04th January 2021
Last Date for enrolment- NATS Portal 19th January 2021
Last Date for Applying KPTCL 22nd January 2021
Release of Shortlisted Candidates 27th January 2021
Verification Procedure for shortlisted candidates 03rd & 04th February 2021
The final list of selected candidates 22nd February 2021


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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ’s)

Q1. What are the KPTCL important dates for KPTCL Exam 2021?

A1. The KPTCL  which is the conducting body has not notified the KPTCL important dates for KPTCL 2021 Examination.

Q2. When can we download Admit Card of KPTCL Exam 2021?

A2. The Admit Cards will be made available to be downloaded by candidates once the exam date schedule is published. The candidates should access the KPTCL website and open the Admit Card download link on the homepage.

Q3. What is the tentative date of the declaration of the result of the KPTCL exam 2021?

A3. The tentative date has not been declared by the KPTCL. The candidates shall keep a watch on the official website of the KPTCL for constant updates regarding results. The declaration of Aptitude Test 2021 and other details will be notified there. Then enter the personal details asked for and the Admit Card shall be displayed on the screen which can be downloaded and printed.

Q4. When and where will the answer key be published?

A4. The answer key is published on the official website of the KPTCL. The candidates shall click on the examination section and then go for the answer key link there. The answer key is generally released within a week. But it is subject to altercations by the commission.

Q5. When will be the KPTCL interview round in 2021? What are the KPTCL important dates?

A5. The KPTCL has not scheduled the KPTCL Interview round 2021.

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