Jobs in Power Sector


India is the fifth largest in the world in terms of power generation. The aspirants have huge openings in various power sector companies both in government as well as private organizations. They also have many opportunities to secure a job in various foreign countries such as United States, Japan, China, and Russia and so on. They can work in various units such as thermal power plants, hydroelectric power plants, nuclear power plants, solar power plants, renewable energy plants, non renewable energy power plants, wind power plants, biomass power plants, geothermal power plants, tidal wave energy plants and so on.

Government jobs in Power Sector

Various government sector firms both in central government as well as state government provide various job profiles for the graduates. Each year the government is starting various projects in different parts of the country for enhancing power production for which they recruit many eligible candidates to various posts. For getting into these jobs, the aspirants has to clear various competitive exams conducted by the governmental departments such as UPSC, SSC, etc. The graduates after securing the job can write various departmental tests for getting promotion to higher posts and hence an attractive pay scale. Some of the government sector firms in power sector are mentioned below.

  • Gujarat State Petroleum Corporation Ltd
  • Karnataka Power Transmission Corporation Limited (KPTCL)
  • Pondicherry Power Corporation Limited
  • National Thermal Power Corporation
  • Power Grid Corporation of India
  • Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited

Private jobs in Power Sector

In addition to the various job opportunities in government sector, there are also different openings available in private sector. When compared to the government jobs, the aspirants in private sector will be having a good pay scale. Some of the private companies in power sector are listed below.

  • Accurate Power Systems
  • Advanced Power Technology
  • Asian Diesel Corporation
  • C & S Himoinsa Private Limited
  • Enercon Systems India
  • Excel Power Industries
  • Genset India
  • Indo Global Engineering Company
  • JK Power Technology
  • Jindal Steel & Power Limited
  • Konarka
  • Melcon
  • N.S. Terbo Private Limited
  • Nathpa Jhakri Power Corporation Ltd
  • National Enterprises
  • Nippo Batteries
  • North Eastern Electric Power Corporation Limited
  • Power Integration
  • Powerware India
  • Reliance Energy Ltd
  • Servotech Power Systems Private Limited
  • Shiv Power Corporation
  • Swati Energy
  • Durgapur Projects Limited
  • Satluj Jal Vidyut Nigam Ltd
  • Vetril Systems Private Ltd
  • Vtech Power System
  • Yukti Enterprises
  • Tata Power
  • Ador Powertron Limited
  • Suzlon Energy

Pay scale of Power Sector jobs

Based on one’s qualification, experience and skill in the field, the salary may vary. The B.Tech, masters and doctoral degree holders will be having a higher pay scale compared to other bachelor degree holders. The starting salary for them will be around Rs.12000/- to Rs.15000/- per month. With skill & experience, the aspirants may get up to Rs. 25000/- per month within 4 to 5 years.



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4 Responses to “Jobs in Power Sector”

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    Sahil Siddiqui:

    I am a 2+experienced professional working as operations and maintainance engineer in gasification based power plant. I want to know about scope in this area .

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    imran khan:

    i am the student of Applied Electronics & Instrumentation. Sir i want to know about scope in this field and please give company name also. I have 69% in 10th class, 58% in 12th class and 64% in upto 5 semester. And tell me that companies which i am eligible for.

    Imran khan

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