UPPCL JE Recruitment

UPPCL JE Recruitment 2022: Latest News, Date, Eligibility, Salary & Vacancies

September 8, 2022

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About UPPCL & About UPPCL JE Recruitment Exam

Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation Limited is a State Government body established on 14 January 2000. Its primary function is the distribution and transmission of electricity in Uttar Pradesh. UPPCL conducts the UPPCL JE recruitment exam once a year at the state level. The purpose behind this exam is to recruit candidates for the post of Civil and Electrical engineering. The selected candidates will be able to get jobs in the engineering department. The job location can be any place in Uttar Pradesh. Candidates will get all the details regarding the posting after selection.

UPPCL JE Exam Recruitment Highlights

Exam nameUPPCL JE Recruitment Exam
Exam typeState-level exam
Test centerVaranasi, Lucknow, Agra, and Meerut
The exam conducting bodyUttar Pradesh Power Corporation Limited
PurposeRecruitment of Civil Engineers and Electrical Engineer
LocationUttar Pradesh, India
ChairmanSri M. Devaraj (IAS)
DirectorSri Pankaj Kumar (IAS)

UPPCL JE Recruitment Selection Process consists of two stages:

  • Written test.
  • Document verification.

The UPPCL JE exam is a multiple-choice question-based exam. The exam will be conducted online. Candidates who successfully pass the exam will qualify for the document verification round. As per the rules of UPPCL, a maximum number of candidates to be shortlisted for document verification will be equal to two times the number of category-wise vacancies based on CBT exam merit. If the verification is confirmed, the candidate will be assigned a relevant post in the engineering department. Therefore, individuals who want to work in the government sector and have relevant skills can take this exam.

UPPCL JE Recruitment Notification

Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation Ltd. has published a notification for the JE exam 2021. UPPCL has started the online application process from 3 February to 23 February 2021. All eligible and interested candidates can apply for the JE exam 2021 by registering on the website of UPPCL.

The JE exam 2021 is going to be held in the fourth week of March 2021. However, no fixed date has been announced by UPPCL yet. The admit card for the same will be available a week before the exam on their official website.

The purpose behind the JE exam is to recruit candidates for Civil and Electrical Engineers. All the candidates must fill their application form online within this deadline. UPPCL doesn’t open the application window again once it is closed.

Exam Date

Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation Limited has released the exam date for JE Exam 2021 on their official website. The candidates can check the official exam dates from the table below:

Candidates can check all the essential dates for the UPPCL JE recruitment exam from the table:

Application form start03 Feb 2021
Last date to fill out the application form23 Feb 2021
Last date of submitting the fee through Net Banking/Credit Card/ Debit Card etc.23 Feb 2021
Last date of submitting the payment through SBI Challan (The last date to download Challan is 23.02.2021)25 Feb 2021
Admit card release dateThird week of March 2021
Computer-based exam25 March 2021
Result for Junior Engineer (Trainee) Electronics/Tele Communication post21 August 2021
Result declaration for civil engineer postAvailable soon
Cut-off release dateAvailable soon
Document verificationAvailable soon

UPPCL JE Recruitment Application Fee

Candidates must pay the application fee on time. The application process will be successful only after the payment of the application fee.

Candidates can check the category-wise application fee for UPPCL JE recruitment 2021from the table below.

CategoryApplication Fee(INR)
General/ EWS/ OBC/ DFF/ Ex-ServicemenRs. 1000
SC/ ST (Domicile of UP)Rs. 700
Physically HandicappedRs. 10
Candidates from other statesRs. 1000

Payment mode: Candidates can pay the UPPCL JE 2021 application fee online through the following medium

  • Debit card/Credit card
  • SBI Net banking/E-Challan

Candidates must pay the application fee within the deadline set by UPPCL. The deadline for fee payment is 23 Feb 2021. However, candidates are paying via SBI E-challan; they can submit the fee by 25 Feb 2021.

Eligibility Criteria

Candidates must check eligibility criteria before they apply. UPPCL will not consider any ineligible candidate for the post of Junior engineer. Therefore, candidates must make sure that they fulfill the eligibility criteria. Only after that should they fill out the application form.

The UPPCL issues eligibility criteria to employ only the eligible candidates.

Age Limit:

The candidate’s age should be between 18 and 40 years as of 01 January 2021. However, those candidates who belong to the reserved category will have relaxation in the age limit.

Educational Qualifications:

For Electrical Engineers –

  • Must have passed a 3-year Diploma in Electrical Engineering awarded by Pravidhik Shiksha Parishad, Uttar Pradesh, or equivalent, with UP state government recognition.
  • Those who have passed the All India Diploma examination in Electrical Engineering conducted by AICTE.

For Civil Engineers-

  • Candidates must have passed a 3-year Diploma in Civil Engineering awarded by Pravidhik Shiksha Parishad, Uttar Pradesh, or equivalent, which the UP state government recognizes.


  • Candidates who have received a diploma through distance learning are not eligible for both the post.
  • Candidates who have received a diploma based on length of services are also not eligible.


Candidates must have a good understanding of Hindi (Devnagri Script). Suppose the candidate has not passed High School in Hindi. In that case, they need to compulsorily clear the exam, conducted by the Registrar, Department Examination Government of Uttar Pradesh, within three years of joining.

UPPCL JE Recruitment Vacancies

Every year UPPCL releases several vacancies to recruit candidates for the Electrical and Civil engineers post. For the year 2021 recruitment process, UPPCL has released about 212 Vacancies (estimated). Furthermore, these vacancies have a different distribution of seats depending on the candidate’s category.

UPPCL has released the following number of vacancies for the post of Junior engineer:

  • JE (Electrical): 191 Posts
  • JE (Trainee) Civil: 21 Posts

Category wise distribution of seats for the post of Junior Engineer (trainee) Civil

CategoryNumber of vacancies
Unreserved10 Posts
SC4 Posts
EWS2 Posts
OBC5 Posts

In the previous year, UPPCL announced around 296 vacancies for electrical Junior engineers posts. However, the vacancies for the position of Civil Junior Engineer were only 31.

UPPCL JE Recruitment Salary

The salary structure of JE candidates depends on the position and the posting location of the candidate. However, when UPPCL appoints a new Junior Engineer in Corporation, it gives them a basic salary of Rs. 44900 per month. Apart from this, UPPCL also gives various allowances such as Dearness allowance HRA, etc., from time to time.

Candidates can get an idea about the pay structure from the table:

Pay scaleRs. 44900
Gross salary based on this pay scaleRs. 56000
DeductionsAround Rs. 6000
Cash in hand salary of Junior EngineerRs. 50000

UPPCL JE Recruitment Syllabus

Candidates must know the UPPCL JE Exam syllabus thoroughly before starting their preparation. Doing so will help them manage their time well and prepare better. The question paper for the JE exam consists of questions from different sections. The majority of the questions are related to Engineering subjects. Apart from this, questions from Reasoning, General Knowledge/Awareness, and General Hindi are also there in the exam.

Thus, the candidate must check the topics and prepare accordingly. The candidates can check the detailed information about different, Therefore, candidates from the following sections:

UPPCL JE Syllabus For the post of Electrical Engineering

The majority of the questions will be from the engineering section. Thus, the candidate must prepare engineering-related topics well to get a good score overall. In addition, the UPPCL JE Recruitment exam contains a total of 150 questions from this section. Thus, candidates must cover the following topics to get a good score:

  • Basic Electrical Engineering
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering Materials
  • Electronics-I
  • Electrical Machine-I and II
  • Electrical Instruments and Measurements
  • Power plant Engineering
  • Transmission and Distribution of Electrical Powers
  • Electronics
  • Installation Maintenance & Repair of Electrical Machines
  • Switchgear and Protection
  • Control System & Process Application
  • Industrial Electronics and Control
  • Principles of Digital Electronics
  • Utilization of Electrical Energy
  • Electrical design, Drawing & Estimating

UPPCL JE Syllabus For Civil Engineering

The majority of the questions will be from the engineering section. Thus, the candidate must prepare engineering-related topics well to get a good score overall. Candidates who are appearing for the post of civil engineer must cover this section. The UPPCL JE Recruitment exam contains a total of 150 questions from this section. Therefore, candidates must cover the following topics to get a good score:

  • Building Materials
  • The method of Steel Structures
  • Solid Mechanics
  • A Design of Concrete & Masonry Structures
  • Hydraulic Machines & Hydro Power
  • Pipe Flow
  • Hydrology
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Surveying
  • Water Resource Engineering
  • Solid Waste Management
  • Transportation Engineering
  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Open Channel Flow
  • Construction Practices, Planning & Management

UPPCL JE 2021 Syllabus For General Knowledge

General awareness is included in the exam topics to assess the candidate’s knowledge about its surrounding world. It help’s to analyze the candidate’s awareness in general. Candidates must be well-versed in India’s history, economics, and politics to get a good score in this section. You can read the news, read current affairs books, etc., to keep yourself updated. The more updated you are, the better you will be able to score In this section.

This section comprises 20 questions and contains 20 marks. Therefore, the candidate must cover the following topics to get an excellent score in the exam:

  • History
  • Geography and Socio-Economic development of India
  • Current events of National and International importance
  • Modern History (From 1857 onwards) of India
  • Indian culture, Polity, and Economy

UPPCL JE 2021 Syllabus For Reasoning Ability

General reasoning tests your logical and thinking ability. Moreover, your creativity and ability to think quickly are also tested in this section. To get a good score in this section, the candidate must be more attentive to logic and reasoning than theory. UPPCL focus on hiring people who are mentally attentive and can draw quick solution for the difficult problems.

 This section comprises 20 questions as well, and each question contains one mark. Thus, candidates can check the list of topics given below:

  • Analogies
  • Similarities and differences
  • Spatial visualization and Orientation
  • Verbal and figure classification
  • Coding and decoding
  • Non-verbal series
  • Arithmetical number series
  • Arithmetic reasoning
  • Relationship concepts Analysis, judgment,
  • Problem-solving
  • Visual memory

UPPCL JE 2021 Syllabus For General Hindi

The questions from this section aim to assess your proficiency in Hindi. Additionally, these questions will also test your knowledge about different aspects of Hindi.

This section contains the least number of questions and marks as well. The total question asked from this topic will be ten containing one mark each. Thus, Candidates can cover the following topics to score well:

  • Spot the Error
  • Fill in the Blanks
  • Synonyms, Homonyms, and Antonyms
  • Spellings/Detecting
  • Misspelled words
  • Idioms & Phrases
  • One-word substitution
  • Sentences Improvement
  • Active/Passive Voice
  • Conversion into Direct/Indirect narration
  • Shuffling of Sentence parts
  • Cloze and Comprehension Passage

UPPCL JE Recruitment Exam Pattern

Candidates must familiarize themselves with the exam pattern of JE conducted by UPPCL every year. Candidates can prepare better if they know the exam pattern well. As a result, they will be able to crack the exam on their first attempt. UPPCL decides the exam pattern for the post of an electrical engineer and civil engineer as well.

All the details regarding the number of question, marking scheme is given below:

Mode of ExaminationComputer Based Test (Online)
Exam Duration3 Hours
Number of Questions200 Questions
Total Marks200 Marks
Type of questionsMultiple Choice Question (MCQ)
Marking Scheme●  +1 Mark for each correct answer ●  0.25 mark deduction for each incorrect answer  

The majority of the questions will be from the engineering section. Thus, the candidate must prepare engineering-related topics well to get a good score overall.

Candidates can check the subject-wise number of questions from the table below:

Subject-Wise Number Of Questions

SubjectsTotal Questions
Diploma level Engineering150
General Knowledge20
General Hindi10

UPPCL JE Recruitment Admit Card

The UPPCL will release the admit card one week before the JE exam on its official website. The JE recruitment exam is going to be held on 25 March 2021. It will be a computer-based exam. The test center for the JE 2021 CBT is Varanasi, Lucknow, Agra, and Meerut.

Candidates can download their admit cards from the official website of UPPCL. All the details of the JE exam will be present on their admit card.

Admit card is an essential document. Without it, the candidate will not be able to sit for the exam. Furthermore, no correction will be allowed once the admit card is issued. Therefore, candidates must check all the details in the application form. Doing so will help them in avoiding any mistakes on their admit card.

Admit card issuing authorityUPPCL
Exam nameJunior Engineer Recruitment exam
Admit Card Releasing DateThird week of March 2021
Admit Card StatusThird week of March 2021
UPPCL JE Exam 202125 March 2021

UPPCL JE Recruitment Result

Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation Limited (UPPCL) has announced the Electrical, Electronics/ Tele Communication position result. The UPPCL has declared the result on 21 August 2021 in the form of a merit list. The list contains the roll no. of all the qualifying candidates.

After the result declaration, qualifying candidates must appear for the document verification. Candidates must have all the original documents with them. After successful verification, qualifying candidates will get the job of junior engineer in Uttar Pradesh.

How to Check UPPCL JE Result 2021

The candidates can follow the below-mentioned steps to check UPPCL JE result 2021:

  • Go to the official website of UPPCL, i.e., https://www.upenergy.in/.
  • Click on the Vacancy/result tab.
  • Now, click on the “UPPCL JE Result 2021” Link.
  • The PDF file having the roll no. will appear.
  • Candidates can check their results from that file.
  • Check all the details and download the result.
  • Take a printout for future purposes.

UPPCL JE Recruitment Cut-off Marks

The UPPCL prepares a list of cut-off marks after the written examination. This list is used to select candidates for the final round of recruitment, i.e., Document verification. The candidates appearing for the post of a civil engineer can check the cut-off from this table. In addition, the category-wise UPPCL JE 2019 cut-off is given in the table. The authority has not released the cut-off list for JE Exam 2021. However, it will be released soon on UPPCL’s official website. All candidates who score above or equal to the marks on the merit list will be considered for the document verification.

How To Check The UPPCL JE Cut-off Marks?

Candidates can check the cut-off marks for the UPPCL JE exam by following the given steps:

  • Go to the official website of UPPCL https://www.upenergy.in/
  • Click on the link displaying cut-off marks 2021.
  • Then a PDF file will appear.
  • Candidates can check all the details regarding cut-off lists from that pdf.
  • Look for the cut-off for your respective post.

How To Apply For UPPCL JE Recruitment

This section will cover all the information regarding the application form. Therefore, candidates must read all the information carefully to fill out the form without any problem.

The process for submitting the application form is given below:

STEP 1: Registration

  • First of all, accept the terms and conditions by clicking the “I agree” button and press the “Start” button.
  • The sign-up by entering your name, mother’s name, DOB, mobile number, and email ID.
  • After completion, candidates will receive a user ID & password on their registered email ID & mobile number.

STEP 2: Filling out the Application form

  • Go to the official website of UPPCL.
  • Go to the application tab and log in with your credentials. These credentials are sent on your registered email id or mobile number.
  • Start filling out the form by selecting your category
  • After that, fill in all the mandatory details – Personal Details and  Qualification Details.
  • The next step is to upload a scanned copy of your photo/signature.
  • Once you fill out the entire form, review it. Correct it if you find any errors.
  • After submitting the application form, the candidate will be redirected to the SBI MOPS gateway to make the online payment of application fees.
  • Submission of the application fee is the final step in the application process. You can pay the application fee via Debit card, Credit card, or Internet Banking through SBI MOPS and SBI Challan.

Documents required for filling out the application form:

Before candidates start filling up applications through online mode, they should have the following details/documents with them:

  • Valid email ID & Mobile Number.
  • A Scanned copy of the recent passport size color photo (not older than 3 months). Candidates should ensure that they use the same photo throughout the recruitment process.
  • Scanned signature.

Things to keep in mind while filling out the application form:

  • The application process for the UPPCL JE Exam is entirely online. Therefore, no offline submission of the application form is necessary.
  • Candidates should have a valid personal e-mail ID & Mobile No. and must ensure that it is active during the entire recruitment process. Like all the essential communications such as Application sequence number, User ID, Password will be sent on the same registered e-mail ID & mobile No.
  • Candidates should fill out the application form with utmost care. All the details should be correct and valid. As once you submit the form, you cannot edit it.
  • The application fee is non-refundable and non-transferable.
  • Candidates must fill their category correctly as they won’t be able to change it once submitted.

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Q: Where will be the Exam Center in the UPPCL JE Exam?

A: The test centers for the JE 2021 CBT are Varanasi, Lucknow, Agra, and Meerut

Q: What is the duration of the UPPCL JE exam 2021?

A: The duration of the JE CBT is 3 hours.

Q: What documents do I need to have during the examination?

A: As per authority guidelines, you must have your admit card and ID proof during the exam.

Q: When will UPPCL release the cut-off for the JE exam 2021?

A: UPPCL releases the cut-off/merit list within a month of the examination.

Q: What is the Application Fee for the UPPCL JE Exam?

A: The category wise application fee is given below:

  • General/ EWS/ OBC/ DFF/ Ex-Servicemen – INR 1000
  • SC/ ST (Domicile of UP)- INR 700
  • Physically Handicapped- INR 10
  • Candidates from other states- INR 1000.

Q: How many vacancies are available for the position of JE?

A: An estimated vacancy released by UPPCL is 219 for 2021.

Q: What is the minimum age to apply for the UPPCL JE exam?

A: To apply for JE Exam 2021, candidates must be 18 years old as of 01 January 2021.

Q: What are the qualifying marks for the UPPCL JE Exam 2021?

A: The qualifying mark for the JE exam is 30%. Thus, candidates must secure qualifying marks.

Q: What should I do If there is any mistake on the admit card?

A: If there is any discrepancy on your admit card, you need to contact the concerned authority immediately.