PSPCL Exam is conducted by State Government of Punjab. PSPCL stands for Punjab State Power Corporation Ltd. The PSPCL Exam is Conducted for Recruitment of Employees for Power Generation and Distribution Sector for the Government of Punjab.
Punjab State Power Corporation Limited is the electricity generating and distributing company of the Government of Punjab state in India. The company was found in 2010 and it’s headquarters is in Patiala. Baldev Singh Sran is a Chairman cum Managing Director of the PSPCL Exam Committee.
Punjab State Power Corporation Limited (PSPCL) is inviting applications from candidates with degree in Electrical & Electronics Engineering or Computer science/ IT or MCA. Currently, the company is accepting job applications for Assistant Engineer, Manager Jobs. So, Persons who are looking for similar kind of jobs can apply for the PSPCL Exam.
The PSPCL recruitment exam is for various technical and non-technical posts which include:
PSPCL is inviting job seekers for Assistant Engineer, Assistant Manager Jobs. Candidates who have completed their degree in Electrical & Electronics Engineering can apply for the Assistant Engineer jobs & Candidates who did their degree in Computer science/ IT or Full-time MCA can apply for Assistant Manager jobs in PSPCL Exam.
There are two stages in PSPCL Exam,
|Type||Punjab State Government Recruitment Body|
|Purpose||Recruitment in Technical and Non-Technical Posts|
|Chairman||Baldev Singh Sran|
|Director||Daljit Inderpal Singh|
Notification of PSPCL Exam will be releasing in May 2021.A total of 2632 vacancies are expected for above mentioned posts. Out of total, 549 vacancies are for Clerk, 18 for Revenue, 75 for Accountant Junior Engineer (Electrical), 1700 for Assistant Lineman 1700 and 290 for Assistant Sub Station Attendant.
The detailed notification has been released on 21st May 2021 on pspcl.in stating that the registration will be active from 10th June 2021 onwards. Download the notification from the below link and check the category-wise vacancies, eligibility pay scale, selection criteria and much more
The Mode of Application will be only through Online Process and not Offline. Candidates can register for this exam by applying with valid details and documents. The Notification is listed below in the table.
|Online Registration Process Starts On||10-06-2021|
|Last Date for Online Application Ends On||28-07-2021|
|Last Date for Online Application Fee Ends On||28-07-2021|
The PSPCL Exam Dates are not yet announced due to ongoing situation. Dates will be Notified once it is confirmed.
|Computer Based Test Date||To be Notified Soon|
|Written Exam Date||To be Notified Soon|
|Interview Date||To be Notified Soon|
The Application Fee for this PSPCL exam varies based General, Person with Disabilities and SC Category. The candidate needs to pay the fee online.
|General||600 + Bank Charges|
|For Person with Disabilities||350 + Bank Charges|
|For SC Category||200 + Bank Charges|
To Apply for PSPCL Exam, The Candidates Should have certain Educational Qualifications. They are,
Posts-wise eligibility for PSPCL Exam and different types of vacancies are listed below:
|Post Name||Educational Qualification|
|Non-Technical: Revenue Accountant (RA) [Post Code: 11]||Regular B.Com with minimum 60% Marks OR M.Com with a minimum of 50% OR CA Inter/ ICWAI Inter|
|Non-Technical: Clerk (CLK) [Post Code: 12]||Bachelor’s degree from a recognised University or Institution. Possess at least 120 hours course related to use of Personal Computer, OR Computer Information Technology course equivalent to DOEACC ‘O’ level certificate by Govt. of India. Must have studied Punjabi up to matric (10th) standard. The candidate will have to pass the English and Punjabi typing test as per PSPCL standards within the probation period.|
|Technical: Junior Engineer/ Electrical [Post Code: 21]||Regular 3 or 4 years Diploma in Electrical/ Electrical and Electronics/ Computer Science/ IT Engineering with minimum 60% marks OR Regular BE/ B.Tech in Electrical/ Electrical and ElectronicsEngineering or B.Sc Computer Science IT Engineering with at least 50 % of aggregate marks. OR AMIE in Electrical/Electrical and Electronics/ Computer Science/IT Engineering with 50% minimum marks from Institution of Engineers(India) Calcutta.|
|Technical: Assistant Lineman (ALM) [Post Code: 22]||Matriculation (class 10th|) or equivalent. National Apprenticeship Certificate (NAC) in Lineman Trade.|
|Technical: Assistant Sub-Station Attendant (ASSA) [Post Code: 22]||The candidates should have done a full-time course in ITI/Electrical/Electrician/Wireman with a minimum of 60% marks with 2 years apprenticeship experience in PSEB OR Full time regular diploma in Electrical Engineering/ Electronics & Communication/ Instrumentation & Process Control with 60% marks|
A candidate must be an Indian citizen to apply for PSPCL Exam.
To Apply for PSPCL Exam the Upper Age Relaxation is provided for several candidates.
The Vacancies will be released along with the notification For Various Posts in PSPCL Exam. They are listed below in Table.
|Accountant Junior Engineer (Electrical)||75|
|Assistant Sub Station Attendant||290|
The Vacancies for both Technical and Non-Technical Posts in PSPCL Exam are listed below in the form of table. It also marks the number of posts that are reserved for women in every Category.
The Technical posts in PSPCL Exam is listed below in the table.
|Total||Reserved for women|
|SC (Ex-Serviceman- Self)||02||—||34||05|
|SC (Others- Ex-Serviceman- Self)||01||—||34||06|
|SC (Others Sportsperson)||01||—||09||01|
|BC (Ex-Serviceman- Self)||02||—||34||06|
|PWD (Hearing Handicapped)||01||01||68||06|
|PWD (Orthopedically Handicapped)||02||01||—||06|
The Non-Technical posts in PSPCL Exam is listed below in the table.
|Total||Reserved for women||Total||Reserved for women|
|SC (Ex-Serviceman- Self)||10||—||—||—|
|SC (Others- Ex-Serviceman- Self)||11||—||—||—|
|SC (Others Sportsperson)||03||—||—||—|
|BC (Ex-Serviceman- Self)||11||—||—||—|
|PWD (Visually Handicapped)||06||03||—||—|
|PWD (Hearing Handicapped)||06||03||—||—|
|PWD (Orthopedically Handicapped)||05||03||—||—|
|PWD (Mental Disability)||05||02||01||—|
This Exam can be applied through the official link ( pspcl.in ). Then By clicking on the Online links for the various posts given. After Choosing the required post Press Click here to Apply.
Candidates are advised to follow the instructions given to fill the application form correctly. The steps are provided to help the candidates in hassle-free application submission.
The corporation will release the online application for 2632 Technical and Non-Technical posts. The application for the PSPCL exam is going to be available from 11th June to 25th July instead of May 31, 2021. The last date to apply for the PSPCL recruitment is July 25th, 2021. Candidates are advised to apply online before the last date.
The admit card for the PSPCL exam will be available on the official website 10-15 days before the exam. Candidates can download the PSPCL Admit Card from the link given below once it is officially released.
Candidates should also know the PSPCL Exam pattern so that they can attempt the exam paper with ease and confidence. Before knowing the detailed syllabus, it is feasible to know the exam pattern. The detailed exam pattern is given below:
|Sections||Total Number of Questions||Maximum Marks|
|Degree level finance and accounts- CA/ICWA||70||70|
|Sections||Total Number of Questions||Maximum Marks|
|Sections||Total Number of Questions|
|Static + Current affairs, General Knowledge||20|
|Basic Computer knowledge||10|
There are multiple sections in the PSPCL exam. Each section will have a different syllabus. The section-wise syllabus of the PSPCL exam is given in detail below.
The Result for PSPCL Exam depends the Cut-off marks that Candidate scores. Factors that are generally considered for calculating the Cut Off Marks are given below. These are variable in nature,
Only securing Minimum Qualifying Marks does not confirm the selection of candidates in the next stage of the recruitment process. There is a minimum Qualifying marks For Every Category.
|Name of Categories||Marks Percentage|
|General Candidates||45% Marks|
|OBC Candidates||35% Marks|
|EWS Candidates||35% Marks|
|SC & ST Candidates||35% Marks|
Here are the few Preparation tips for PSPCL Exam,
The PSPCL Exam for different job positions and their salary structure is decent and also has added benefits as it is a government job.
According to the latest revisions made on PSPCL pay structure:
|Post Name||Grade pay||Pay Scale|
|Lower Division Clerk(LDC)||3,400||6,400 – 20,200|
|Revenue Accountant||5,400||10,900 – 34,800|
|Junior Engineer/Electrical||5,350||10,900 – 34,800|
|Assistant Sub-Station Attendant||3,700||6,400 – 20,200|
|Assistant Lineman||3,700||6,400 – 20,200|
After the selection process is completed, the selected candidates will be under 2 years of probationary period. Other than the basic pay, there are several allowances such as Dearness Allowances, House Rent Allowances, Travelling Allowances, Daily Allowances, Medical Allowances, Mobile Allowances, PF (Provident Fund ) Allowances, Annual Increment Salary, and House Maintains Allowances.
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A. The Age Criteria is from 18 to 37 years.
A. The Online Application for PSPCL Starts From 11 June.
A. There are Almost 1700 Vacancies For PSPCL ALM Posts.
A. You can Apply Through Online Official Website – Pspcl.in
A. It is based on the marks obtained from online examination.
A. The online registration for PSPCL Recruitment 2021 is till 25th July 2021
Ans. The full form of PSPCL is Punjab State Power Corporation Limited.
A. The documents required to apply for PSPCL Exam are:
After the publication of the final merit list, selected candidates will be called for Document Verification (DV). While appearing for DV, the candidate should produce documents proving their
Failure to produce valid documents may lead to the cancellation of candidature.
A. Yes, there is negative marking for incorrect options in PSPCL exams. 1/4th of the marks allotted for the question will be deducted for wrong answers. As the CBT exam questions are 1 mark questions, the marks deducted for incorrect answers will be 0.25.
A. No, you cannot apply offline for the PSPCL 2021 exam. The applications are available online only