National Power Training Institute (NPTI), Nagpur is the specialised institute for training in Thermal Power Engineering. The NPTI is inviting applications from eligible candidates for admission to Post Graduate Diploma in Thermal Power Plant Engineering (PGDTPE) for the academic year 2012-13. The admission is for the 17th Batch of the course. The NPTI, Nagpur shall conduct PGDC CET 2012 (Common Entrance Test) for short listing the candidates for its most prestigious programme. Selected candidates will be given training at NPTI centers located at Nagpur (Maharashtra), Neyveli (Tamil Nadu), Durgapur (West Bengal), Guwahati (Assam), Badarpur (New Delhi) and Nangal (Punjab). The programme is highly job oriented and candidates will get on the training at nearby Thermal Power Stations and also at NPTI simulators at Faridabad or Badarpur or Nagpur.
PGDC in Thermal Power Plant Engineering: 340 Seats (Nagpur – 65, Badarpur – 65, Durgapur – 65; Neyveli – 65; Guwahati – 40; Nangal - 40). Eligibility Requirements: Candidates must have B.Tech/ B.E. or equivalent in Mechanical/ Electrical/ Power/ Electronics / Control and Instrumentation Engineering. Candidates those appearing in the final year examinations of qualifying Degree are also eligible to apply. Applicant's age should be below 27 years as on 31-08- 2012. Candidates will be selected based on performance in Common Entrance Test (PGDC CET) result and followed by counseling. Following is the question paper pattern of PGDC CET 2012:
Question Paper Pattern for the Common Entrance Test (CET)-2012:
1) Part-I: 60 questions from General Aptitude (including Basic Mathematics/ Basic Science / Language / Analytical Reasoning / Data interpretation etc.
2) Part-II : 30 questions on General Engineering
3) Part - III: 90 questions from the Subject / Discipline specialization paper. Candidate should select one group from Gr- I (Mechanical Engineering or Equivalent), G-II (Electrical Engineering or Equivalent) or G-III (Electronics / Control and Instrumentation Engineering or
Course fee for non sponsored candidates is Rs.1, 80,000 (can be paid in 3 installments). For candidates sponsored from SEBs / PSUs / Private Utilities fee is Rs.2,80,000/-. Sponsored candidates have to pay lump sum at the time of admission. Though the fee is is high for a one year course, it is worth trying for education loan as the there are good placement opportunities for the successful candidates.
Interested candidates can apply online through www.nptinagpur.com OR www.npti.in . Fee is Rs. 800. This should be paid as DD dranw in favour of ‘NPTI Nagpur’, payable at Nagpur. Other details are available on www.npti.in and www.nptinagpur.com .
Printed forms should be sent to ‘The Principal Director, National Power Training Institute (WR), south Ambazari Road, Gopal Nagar, Nagpur- 440 022' along with two copies of passport size photographs and other requirements. Candidates can contact at 0712- 2231478 / 2220476 / 2236545 or E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org for any clarifications.
1). Online registration: From 01-04-2012 to 20/04/2012
2). Last date of receipt of hard copy of application along with DD: 04/05/2012
3). Date of PGDC CET 2012: 10/06/2012
4). Declaring result on Web-site : 22/06/2012
5). Counseling at Nagpur : From 11th to 13th July 2012
6) Joining or Reporting Period: 13-08-2012 to 20-08-2012.
7). Commencement of Course : 20/08/2012