Neyveli Lignite Corporation Recruitment of Graduate Executive Trainees through GATE

(A “Navratna” Govt. of India Enterprise)

‘GATE’way for stepping into NLC as Graduate Executive Trainee

Neyveli Lignite Corporation Limited (NLC), a premier ‘Navratna’ Public Sector Enterprise with a present Annual Turnover of ~ 5590 Crores (approx.) is spreading its wings in the frontiers of Mining and Power generation. The corporate plan of the company has many ambitious expansion schemes for capacity augmentation in the years to come. To add to its strength and fuel its growth, the company is looking for young, dynamic & result oriented talents for the post of Graduate Executive Trainee for its units and facilities located in various parts of the country (and abroad in future) through GATE 2014.

Discipline No. of posts Reserved Posts Educational Qualification GATE- 2014 Code
Mechanical 27 OBC – 7 SC – 4 ST – 1 Degree in Engineering (or) AMIE in Mechanical ME
Electrical 21 OBC – 5 SC – 3 ST – 1 Degree in Engineering (or) AMIE in Electrical / Electrical & Electronics EE
Degree in Engineering (or) AMIE in Electronics & Communication EC
Mining 10 OBC – 2 SC – 1 Degree in Engineering (BE / B.Tech / B.Sc. Engineering of 4 years duration) (or) AMIE in Mining Engineering MN
Control & Instrumentation 9 OBC – 2 SC – 1 Degree in Engineering (or) AMIE in Instrumentation/ Electronics & Instrumentation / Instrumentation & Control Engineering. IN
Civil 8 OBC – 2 SC – 1 Degree in Engineering (or) AMIE in Civil / Civil & Structural Engineering. CE
Computer 3 Degree in Engineering (or) AMIE in Computer Science/ Computer Engineering / Information Technology (or) PG Degree in Computer Applications. CS

Candidates with Degree in Electrical & Communication Engineering will have to appear for GATE- 2014 paper in EC code only although it is combined in Electrical Discipline as per NLC’s requirement. Other than the above disciplines or combination degrees are not eligible.

Candidates should have passed qualifying degree in the above disciplines with 60% of marks for General & OBC and 50% for SC/ST.

Final year students may also apply however they should have obtained the Engineering Degree with the prescribed percentage of marks indicated above. In case of selection, they will have to submit their final mark sheet / provisional certificate by 31st August 2014.

Should not have completed 30 years as on 01.12.2013.

Eligible candidates will have to appear for GATE-2014. Candidates will be shortlisted based on Actual GATE-2014 Marks only (out of 100) for Group Discussion/Personal Interview. The list of candidates short listed for Group Discussion/Personal Interview will be available in our website and also communicated to the candidates through e-mail.

Reservations and relaxations for SC/ST/OBC (non-creamy layer) / PWD (degree of disability 40% or above) candidates will be as per government guidelines.

Selected candidates while joining the post of Graduate Executive Trainee will be required to execute a Service Agreement Bond for a total value of Rs. 1,00,000/- to serve the Corporation for a minimum period of three years after completion of training.

1. Candidates interested to apply for Graduate Executive Trainee post in NLC will be required to follow :-
STAGE -1: Apply for GATE-2014. For detailed information on GATE-2014, interested applicants may log on to or websites of other IITs and Indian Institute of Science (IISc) Bangalore. Applicants need to apply online for GATE-2014 as per the information provided on the website.
STAGE – 2 : On receipt of the GATE-2014 Registration Number which will be printed on the admit card, applicants are required to apply ONLINE only through NLC’s website ( The online registration portal for NLC will be enabled from 20.12.2013 to 20.01.2014. No other means / mode of application will be accepted.
2. General & OBC Candidates are required to pay a non-refundable application fee of Rs.300/-.


GATE-2014: Online Submission of Applications (as per notification of GATE-2014) 02.09.2013 to 01.10.2013
NLC: Online Submission of applications mentioning the GATE registration number 20.12.2013 (10:00 hrs) to 20.01.2014 (17:00 hrs)

Download the original notification for complete details:
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