NPTI PGDC Common Entrance Test (CET) 2014
NPTI PGDC CET 2013 Date: 23rd June, 2013 (Sunday) at 1100 to 1330 Hrs
NATIONAL POWER TRAINING INSTITUTE NAGPUR
PGDC Common Entrance Test (CET) 2014 Admission Notification
POST GRADUATE DIPLOMA COURSE IN THERMAL POWER PLANT ENGINEERING (2014-15)
The main aim of the course is to develop a pool of technically trained manpower readily available for recruitment to the Indian Power Sector. Besides, the course shall enhance the knowledge and skills of the engineers sponsored by the State Electricity Boards, Power Utilities etc.
National Power Training Institute is conducting the PGDC in TPPE at its six Regional Training Institutes at Badarpur (New Delhi), Nanagal (Punjab), Neyveli (Tamil Nadu), Durgapur (West Bengal), Guwahati(Assam) & Nagpur (Maharashtra). Each Institute is headed by Principal Director / Director under the overall control of Director General, NPTI.
NPTI PGDC CET 2013 Important Dates:
1. Last Date of online registration : 01/04/2013 to 20/04/2013
2. Last Date of Receipt of Hard Copy of application at NPTI Nagpur : 03/05/2013
3. PGDC-CET 2013 Exam Date : 23/06/2013(Sunday) - 1100 to 1330 Hrs
4. Declaration of Result on web site : 13/07/2013
5. Counselling at NPTI (WR), Nagpur : 29/07/2013 to 01/08/2013
6. Last date of joining and Commencement of Course : 19/08/2013 to 22/08/2013
7. Display of status of choice for change of institute (if available) : 28/08/2013
8. Second Counseling (if available) : 02/09/2013
9. Commencement of Course - PDGC XVIIth batch : 19/08/2013
INFORMATION FOR THE CANDIDATES
Who Can Apply:
a) The candidates who have obtained B.Tech / B.E. or equivalent in Mechanical/Electrical/Electronics/Power/Control & Instrumentation Engineering. Those appearing in their final year examination can also apply. However, they must submit their degree/provisional degree at the time of counseling.
b) Graduate Engineers sponsored by PSUs/Private Power Utilities with at least one year post qualification experience as on 1st July 2013, and minimum 60% marks in BE/B.Tech./equivalent degree.
Selection Criteria for Admission:
The Admission to this P.G. Diploma course will be done on the basis of Merit based on Common Entrance Test (CET-2013) followed by counseling at NPTI Nagpur. CET will be held on 23/06/13 at 8 cities i.e. Delhi, Faridabad, Nangal, Neyveli, Bangalore, Durgapur, Guwahati and Nagpur. The candidate who is allotted a seat during counseling will be required to pay the 1ST installment fee of Rs. 20,000/- (sponsored/Non-sponsored) immediately without which admission will not be confirmed. The payment of fees is only through Demand Draft favoring “NPTI Nagpur”, (Non-Refundable) as confirmation fee for Admission. No other mode of payment is acceptable.
The Non sponsored candidates will be required to pay the balance fees of Rs. 1,60,000 in two equal installments (i.e. 2nd Installment of Rs. 80,000 at time of joining the institute and 3rd Installment of Rs. 80,000/- on or before 25/11/2012) and for sponsored candidate, Rs. 260,000/- is to be deposited at time of joining the institute without which the candidate will not be admitted.
COMMON ENTRANCE TEST (CET)
The duration of CET will be 150 minutes. The question paper will consist of multiple choice objective questions. Each correct answer will be worth two (2) marks. Incorrect answer will result in negative marking worth half (1/2) a mark. The details and grouping about the question paper are given at page no. 13 & 14.
Reservation for SC /ST/ OBC(including Minority sub quota) / Physically Challenged as per Govt. of India Norms. 25% seats are reserved for candidates sponsored from Power utilities having more than one year experience as on 1st July 2013 and more than 60% marks in Engineering Degree. The seat allocations of the institutes are shown below
Seat allocation Matrix for PGDC 17th batch;
|Batch XVII||65 ||40 ||65 ||65 ||40 ||65 ||340
For the non sponsored candidates maximum age limit as on 31/08/2013 is 27 years. However, there is no age limit for the sponsored candidates. Relaxation to the reserved category candidate is as per Govt. of India norms.
Preference of Institute for the Course:
Allocation of Institute will be done on the basis of Merit List based on marks obtained by the candidates in CET at the time of counseling and the preference given by candidate
1. NPTI-NR: Badarpur (New Delhi)
2. NPTI(HPTC): Nangal (Punjab)
3. NPTI-SR: Neyveli (T.N)
4. NPTI-ER: Durgapur (W.B.)
5. NPTI-NER: Guwahati (Assam)
6. NPTI-WR: Nagpur (Maharastra)
Counseling will be held at NPTI (WR), Nagpur between 29/07/2013 to 1/08/2013
. The candidate must appear in person at the counseling date along with all relevant original documents including caste certificate (if applicable), Date of Birth certificate, Educational Qualifications.
In addition, the sponsored candidate have to produce sponsorship letter, experience certificate, photocopy of appointment letter in the said organization, photocopy of twelve salary slips and statement of salary payment for last one year duly attested by sponsoring organization/authority or bank statement for last one year showing credit of salary in the bank duly attested by the bank manager at the time of counseling.
Option for Change of Institute:
During 1st round of counseling the candidate will be given an option for change of the Institute subject to availability of seat if he/ she desires before 2nd round of counseling. For this, an option form will be given to the candidate wherein he/ she can state his/her choice about the Institute. If after the last date of reporting, there is vacancy in that particular Institute then based on CET rank the vacancy will be filled as per merit from the aspiring candidates (who have given the option during the 1st round of counseling). Vacancy of the particular category will be filled from the same category candidate as per Govt. of India Rules. The result of the change of Institute will be displayed on website on 24/08/2012. However, all the candidates who have taken admission during counseling will have to report to respective Institute on or before last date of joining(20/08/2012) failing which their admission will be cancelled and no up gradation claim will be processed.
How to Apply:
Applications are to be filled online from our website www.nptinagpur.com and www.npti.in. The registration fee is Rs.800/- to be paid in the form of demand draft drawn in favour of “NPTI Nagpur”
payable at Nagpur and the details of the demand draft to be given while filling online application. Each applicant will be given a unique ID on successful registration at site. This ID must be preserved for future references. Last date for online registration is 20/04/2012. One registration hardcopy along with the attested photocopies of following proofs, two passport size photographs (with name & ID written on backside) along with the Demand Draft should be sent to the Principal Director, National Power Training Institute (WR), Nagpur - 440022
latest by 04/05/2012 before 1600 Hrs.
The result of CET-2012 for all candidates who appeared for the exam will be displayed on the website on 22/06/2012 for each individual only. However for counseling purpose the list of candidates in each category who are short listed for counseling based on their rank in CET-2012 will be displayed on or before 01/07/2012.
COMMON ENTRANCE TEST-2013 (CET-2013)
The admission for Post Graduate Diploma in Thermal Power Plant Engineering course shall be based on a common entrance test (CET) comprising 180 objective type questions to be answered in duration of 2½ hours (150 minutes). The proposed date for the common entrance test is 10/06/2012, 11 AM. The test shall be conducted at eight (8) cities though out India viz. 1. Faridabad,(Haryana) 2, NewDelhi, 3. Nangal(Punjab) 4.Neyveli(TN) 5. Bangalore 6. Duagapur (WB) 7. Guwhati(Assam) 8. Nagpur (Maha.). No TA/DA will be paid for attending Test / Counseling for PGDC admission process. Candidates are advised to reach exam centre well in advance to avoid in-convenience. Reporting time at Centre of examination is 10 AM.
The Common Entrance Test shall test the Basic Aptitude, Engineering Aspects and the Subject/Discipline knowledge of individuals. The questions are to be answered on the OMR sheets provided. Negative marking is also done to avoid random marking. Each of the marked correct answer shall be rewarded two (2) marks and a wrong marking shall be penalized by (-1/2) marks.
The question paper consists of three parts (Part-I , Part-II and Part-III).
Question pattern for the Common Entrance Test (CET)-2013
|S.No||Number of Questions||Parts||Description of the Part
|1.||60||Part-I||General Aptitude (including Basic Mathematics/ Basic Science / Language / Analytical Reasoning / Data interpretation etc
|3.||90||Part-III||Subject/Discipline specialization paper in line with the qualifying Examination. The candidate should select one group only.
|Group||Allowed Specializations in the qualifying Degree Examinations
|G-I||Mechanical Engineering or Equivalent
|G-II||Electrical Engineering or Equivalent
|G-III||Electronics/Control & Instrumentation Engineering or Equivalent
Power Engineering students may opt for G-I or G-II.
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