Odisha Power Transmission Corporation Ltd recruitment of Office Assistant Grade III Trainee – 2017

(A Govt, of Odisha Undertaking)
Regd. Office: Janapath: Bhubaneswar: 751022, Odisha
Phone: 0674-2540051, Fax-0674-2545664, Website: www.optcl.co.in
CIN – U401020R2004SGC007553

Advertisement Number: 03 / Dated 22.11.2017

Opening date of online submission of Application 24.11.2017, 11 AM
Closing Date of online submission of applications 23.12.2017, 7 PM

Odisha Power Transmission Corporation Limited (OPTCL), a state owned Power utility in Odisha is engaged in the business of transmission of electricity with a vision to emerge as one of the leading utilities in the country in Transmission space. The present asset value of the Corporation is about Rs. 3832 Crores.
OPTCL is looking for bright, qualified and energetic personnel with brilliant academic record to join the Corporation as OFFICE ASSISTANT GRADE-111 (Trainee).

The category wise vacancies are given below:

OFFICE ASSISTANT GRADE-III (TRAINEE) 10(W:3) 16(W:5) 8(W:3) 26(W:9) 60 (PWD:2, EXSM: 2)

(SC-Scheduled Caste, ST-Scheduled Tribe, SEBC- Socially and Educationally Backward Classes, UR-Unreserved, PWD-Persons with Disability, EXSM- Ex- Serviceman)

Office Assistant Grade-Ill (Trainee) shall be paid a consolidated stipend of Rs. 8000/- per month during the period of training. On successful completion of the training, the candidates will be appointed as Office Assistant Grade-Ill in Skilled – A Category in the unified cadre on probation for a period of l(One) year in the Scale of Pay of Rs. 5,200 – 20,200/- plus Grade Pay Rs. 2830/-(Pre-revised) with other allowances as per OPTCL Regulation.

The training will be for a period of l(One) year, unless and otherwise extended. The Trainees during the training period may be terminated without any notice or without assigning any reasons thereof. There shall be no obligation on the part of the Corporation to offer regular appointment after completion of training.


  • A candidate must possess a Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline from a recognized University or possess such other qualification equivalent there to.
  • And the candidate must have adequate knowledge in computer application.


  • A candidate must possess a Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline from a recognized University or possess such other qualification equivalent there to.
  • And the candidate must have adequate knowledge in computer application.
  • A candidate must not be under 21 (Twenty One) years and must not be above the age of 32 (Thirty Two) years as on 1st November, 2017 i.e. he / she must not have been born earlier than 1st November 1985, and not later than 1st November 1996.
  • The Upper age limit is relaxable by 5 (Five) years in case of SC, ST, SEBC and Women candidates and 10(Ten) years in case of PWD Candidates.
  • Every Ex-serviceman who has put in not less than six months continuous service in Armed Forces of the Union shall be allowed to deduct the period of such service from his actual age and if the resultant age does not exceed the maximum age limit specified in clause-(i) above shall be deemed to satisfy the conditions regarding age limits.
  • Provided that a person who comes under more than one category mentioned above, shall be eligible for only one benefit of upper age relaxation, which shall be considered most beneficial to him / her.
  • The date of birth entered in the High School Certificate Examination or equivalent Certificate issued by the concerned Board / Council will only be accepted.



  1. Reservation of posts including reservation for Women will be as per the ORV and other applicable Acts and Rules of Government of Odisha.
  2. PWD Candidates, whose disability is not less than 40% (forty percent), are required to attach Disability Certificate indicating percentage of disability & type of disability issued by the concerned Medical Board for consideration as per Rules.
  3. Ex-Servicemen are required to attach copy of Discharge Certificate issued by the Competent Authority.
  4. Concession meant for SC, ST and SEBC by birth are admissible to the Scheduled Castes, schedules Tribes and Socially and Educationally Backward Classes of Odisha State only.
  5. The competent authorities to issue the caste certificate are District Magistrate / Collector or Additional District Magistrate or Sub-divisional Magistrate / Sub-Collectors or Executive Magistrates or Revenue Officers, not below the rank of Tahasildar / Additional Tahasildar of Government of Odisha.
  6. Candidates belonging to PWD, Ex-Serviceman shall be adjusted against the categories to which they belong.
  7. In the event of non-availability or insufficient number of eligible / suitable women candidates belonging to any particular category, the vacancies or the remaining vacancies shall be filled up by male candidates of the same category.
  8. Exchange of reservation between Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe will not be considered.
  9. Candidates belonging to SEBC category shall submit their SEBC certificate validated / renewed by the competent authority on or after 11.2014, failing which they shall be treated as Un reserved category candidates.
  10. Women candidates belonging to SC/ST/ SEBC are required to submit Caste Certificate by birth showing “daughter of………….. ” Caste Certificate obtained by virtue of marriage (i.e. showing “wife of………. ”) is not acceptable.
  11. OBC Certificates will not be accepted in lieu of SEBC Certificates.

Community (Caste status) once mentioned by the candidates shall not be changed under any circumstances.


Unreserved / SEBC Category SC/ST/PWD
Rs. 500/- Rs. 250/-

Apply online on the OPTCL website: www.optcl.co.in.


SI. No Description Date &Time
1. Opening Date of online submission of Applications 24.11.2017 at 11 AM
2. Start date of depositing Fee through ICICI Challan 24.11.2017
3. Closing Date of online submission of application 23.12.2017, 7PM
4. Last date of remittance of applications process charges / Fee in Bank through Challan (for already registered candidates only.) 23.12.2017
5. Downloading of Admit Card for (CBT) Last week of December 2017 (Tentative)
6. Computer Based Test (CBT) 2nd/3rd week of January 2018 (Tentative)

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