Legal Jobs India : Management Trainee in OPTCL

(A Government of Odisha Undertaking)

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 power utilities in the country in Transmission space. OPTCL operates in the entire state with around 2538 regular manpower, deployed in different Grid Sub-stations situated all over Odisha. OPTCL has vast and robust transmission network of 193 sub-stations ranging from 132 KV to 400 KV and more than 15991 ckt kms of transmission line. OPTCL also undertakes various projects on behalf of state and central Government. It has major plans for expansion by adopting newer and greener technologies.

Management Trainee (Law)


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The Management Trainee (MT) shall be paid a consolidated stipend of Rs. 50,000/- per month during the period of training. On successful completion of training, the candidates will be appointed as Assistant Manager (E-3 Grade) in the respective cadre on probation for one (1) year in the Pay Matrix of Rs. 56,100/- to Rs.1,77,500/- (Level: EE-2) with initial Basic Pay of Rs. 56,100/-


Selected candidates have to undergo training for a period of 1 (one) year at various units of OPTCL including Induction-cum-Orientation training at Power Training Centre (PTC), Chandaka. Bhubaneswar. The training period will be for 1 (one) year, unless and otherwise extended further.


The selected Management Trainees have to execute a Training & Service Bond of Rs 3,00,000/- (Rupees Three Lakh) only on Non-Judicial Stamp paper to serve the Corporation for a period of four years including the period of training.


Degree in Law from a recognized Institution


Candidate must not be under 21 (twenty one) years of age and must not be above 32 (thirty two) years as on 01.08.2023


The selection process involves Computer Based Test (CBT) and Personal Interview.
a. Eligible candidates will be called for Computer Based Test, comprising 200 number of Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs), out of which Subject Knowledge (80%), Numerical / GK & Reasoning (10%) & English Knowledge (10%). The CBT will be of Three (3) hours
b. The candidate shall secure 01(One) mark for each correct answer & there will be negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer.
c. Candidates who qualify in CBT and be shortlisted will be called for Personal Interview in the ratio of 1:3 except for the post MT (Law) where candidates will be shortlisted for Personal Interview in the ratio of 1:5.
d. The merit list will be drawn purely on the basis of Performance in the CBT and Personal Interview. The weightage for CBT & Personal Interview is 80% & 20% respectively.
e. The offer of appointment shall be issued to the selected candidates on the basis of merit. However the final appointment of selected candidates will be subject to their Medical fitness as per the prescribed format.
f. On selection, candidates can be posted at any of the existing / upcoming units of OPTCL throughout Odisha.


Unreserved / SEBC Category : Rs. 1180/- (Rs. 1000/- plus applicable GST of Rs. 180/-)

SC/ST/PWD : Rs. 590/- (Rs 500/- plus applicable GST of Rs 90/-)


Opening Date of online submission of Application :  25.08.2023, 10.00 AM

Closing Date of online submission of Application : 24.09.2023, 11.59 PM


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