WBSETCL Recruitment 2019: Post of Engineering Executive Trainees

West Bengal State Electricity Transmission Company (WBSETCL)

Assistant Engineer

Online Applications are invited for filling up the posts of Assistant Engineers in West Bengal State Electricity Transmission Company (WBSETCL). Online Application opens from 03 Jan 2019 and closes on 24 Jan 2019.

Engineering Executive Trainees Engineering degree in

  1. Electrical Engineering
  2. Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering
  3. Civil Engineering
B.Tech/B.E. degree INR 52650/-


  • Candidates must have the ability to read, speak and write in BENGALI / NEPALI language.
  • Final Year candidates are also eligible.
  • Degree from Open University/Distance Learning mode/Part time/Sandwich Course shall not be considered.

For More Details Contact:
Email: [email protected]
Contact Number: 08041134057


Important Links

WBSETCL Important Dates


Commencement of online registration 03.01.2019
(11:00 AM)
Last date for receipt of online applications 24.01.2019
(11:59 PM)
Online Test Tentatively be held in the last week of February 2019


Eligibility Criteria

01 Assistant Engineer (Electrical) 75 PB-4
Rs. 15600/- to Rs.39100/- &
Grade Pay of Rs. 5400/-
Full time 4 years’ B.E/ B. Tech/ B. Sc (Engineering) Degree in Electrical Engineering/ Electrical & Electronics/ Power Engineering/B. Sc (H) in Physics with 3years’ B. Tech in Electrical Engineering from a recognized University/Institute approved by AICTE/IITs. Rs. 52650/-
02 Assistant Engineer (Electronics & Telecommunication) 10 PB-4
Rs. 15600/- to Rs.39100/- &
Grade Pay of Rs. 5400/-
Full time 4 years’ B.E/ B. Tech/ B. Sc (Engineering) Degree in Electronics & Tele-Communication/ B. Sc (H) in Physics/Electronics with 3years’ B.Tech Degree in Radio Physics & Electronics from recognized University / Institute approved by AICTE / IITs. Rs. 52650/-
03 Assistant Engineer (Civil) 15 PB-4
Rs. 15600/- to Rs. 39100/- & Grade Pay of Rs. 5400/-
Full time 4 years’ B.E/ B. Tech/ B. Sc (Engineering) Degree in Civil Engineering or Construction Engineering from recognized University / Institute approved by AICTE / IITs. Rs. 52650/-
04 Assistant Manager (Human Resources & Administration) 8 PB-4
Rs. 15600/- to Rs. 39100/- &
Grade Pay of Rs. 5400/-
Graduate in any discipline and MBA (2 years’ full time course) / MPM (2 years’ full time course) /MHRM (2 years’ full time course) with major specialization in Personnel Management / H.R. or Post Graduate full time Degree / Diploma (2 years’ course) with specialization in Personnel Management / H.R. from a recognized University /reputed Institute approved by AICTE / IIMs / XLRI /IITB Schools. Rs. 52650/-
05 Assistant Manager (Finance & Accounts) 10 PB-4
Rs. 15600/- to Rs. 39100/- &
Grade Pay of Rs. 5400/-
Graduate in any discipline and passed Final Examination from Institute of Chartered Accountants of India or Institute of Cost & Works Accountants of India or MBA (2 years‟ full time) with major specialization in Finance from a recognized University / reputed Institute duly approved by AICTE / IIMs / XLRI / IITB Schools. Rs. 52650/-
06 Junior Executive (Finance & Accounts) 25 PB-3
Rs. 9300/- to Rs. 38800/- &
Grade Pay of Rs. 4700/-
Graduate in any discipline from a “UGC” recognized university with Inter CA/ICWA/1(one) year PG Diploma in Finance & Accounts or any higher Qualification in Finance & Accounts with duration at least one year from any University recognized by UGC/Institute approved by AICTE. Rs. 35500/-


Age Limit

The age of the applicant should be between 18 to 27 years as on 01.01.2019.

Age Relaxation

  • SC/ST Candidates – 5 years
  • OBC-A/B candidates – 3 years
  • PWD candidates will get Age relaxation up to 45 years of age.
  • Ex-Serviceman candidate will get age relaxation according to the applicable rules.
  • Note: SC / ST / OBC-A & OBC-B candidates from the states other than West Bengal shall be treated as General Candidates.

Selection Process

Selection of candidates for all posts will be made on the basis of the performance of the eligible candidates in the Online Test and Personal Interview. The candidates will be shortlisted for Interview in 1:3 ratio in each category based on their performance in the Online Test.

Application Fee

The Application Fees can be paid through the Payment Gateway Service only (Online Payment). Candidates can pay the Fees using Debit Card / Credit Card / Net Banking and other modes as made available to them in the Payment Gateway Service.

Application Fee for various posts is as follows:

  • Post Code 01 to 05The Unreserved, OBC-A, OBC-B and Ex-Serviceman (UR / OBC-A & OBC-B) candidates are required to pay non-refundable Application Fee of Rs. 400/- (Rupees Four Hundred only)
  • Post code 06The Unreserved, OBC-A, OBC-B and Ex-Serviceman (UR / OBC-A & OBC-B) candidates are required to pay non-refundable Application Fee of Rs. 250/- (Rupees Two Hundred Fifty only)


  1. SC, ST and PWD candidates are exempted from deposition of Application Fees.
  2. Fee once paid shall not be refunded under any circumstances. Applicants are, therefore, requested to verify their eligibility and information furnished during submission of application before paying the Application Fees.

For mode of selections and other details, kindly view the Official Notification below:
WBSETCL Official Job Notification for Post of Assistant Engineer

Important Downloads

Do download and read the following instructions carefully before you start filling the online application form.


WBSETCL FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)

Q1: I am currently in final year of engineering. Am I eligible for the posts?

Students of final semester of degree/diploma will be eligible to appear for the Computer Based Test (Online Test) but the result of the final examination need be submitted invariably before the date of interview, failing which the candidate will not be considered in the selection procedure. Such candidates will be required to furnish the percentage of marks, secured by them till the last semester / year of that particular examination, in the space meant for the same under Education Details.

Q2: When can I submit online application for various posts?

The applicants can submit their Online Application during the time limit prescribed in the Employment Notification, released by WBSETCL. They can do so at any time of the day including Sundays and Holidays. After the time duration the link for filling up of the application will not be available.

Q3: How do I access the site to fill up the online application?

Applicants should visit to http://www.wbsetcl.in/ and follow the link “Career” to access the web portal of the West Bengal State Electricity Transmission Company Limited (WBSETCL) for online application or visit the web link as given here: https://wbsetcl.online-ap1.com/ of West Bengal State Electricity Transmission Company Limited for submission of Online Application. Click on New Registration to fill the Application form.

Q4: Where will the Online Test and Interview be conducted?

Online Test and the Interview will be held in Kolkata only. Also note that the candidates called for Online Test / Personal Interview shall not be entitled for reimbursement of travelling expenses.

Q5: Can I go for multiple registrations for the same post? What will be the status of my candidature if I successfully submit more than one application for same post?

The applicants who are submitting multiple applications should note that only the lastly submitted application shall be entertained by the West Bengal State Electricity Transmission Company Limited (WBSETCL). The application fee paid against one Registration No. will not be adjusted against any other registration or refunded.

Q6: Can I go for multiple registrations for the same examination with different posts?

All applicants are advised to submit application for only one post since it is expected that the date and timing of the written test may be same for all posts.

Q7: My acknowledgment form is not generated, what should I do and how to contact to WBSETCL?

Please check whether:

  • you are connected to a network and logged in.
  • you have uploaded the scanned copy of a recent coloured photograph and signature successfully.
  • you have paid requisite application fees as per your category/eligibility for the post applied for.

In case the problem still persists, you may contact us through the below mentioned helpline numbers on any working day from 10.00 AM to 5.00 PM (Saturdays up to 1:00 PM)
Mobile No.: 09606094762
E-mail ID: [email protected]

Q8: I have made a typing mistake while filling up online application form, what should I do?

Only the applicants, who have completed the online registration successfully within the online application submission period, will be allowed to edit their submitted application during the period from 27th January 2019 (11:00 AM) to 28th January 2019 (6:00 PM). They will be able to edit some of the information they might have furnished erroneously at the time of registration. There will be no scope for editing / rectifying any of the information furnished by the applicants after this date. Candidates should take utmost care and furnish the correct details while filling in the online Application Form.

Q9: Can the employees of Govt. Departments/PSUs/Autonomous Bodies apply for this position?

Yes, Candidates, employed in Govt. Departments / PSUs / Autonomous Bodies can apply. However, they will have to produce No Objection Certificate (NOC) at the time of personal interview otherwise their candidature will not be considered.

Q10: I got an error message after submission of application online. What should I do?

This may mean that the application has not been submitted successfully and you are required to apply afresh.

Q11: How to convert grade to mark?

The Institution or University, from which the candidate obtained the certificate, has a set of principles for conversion of grade / grade points to marks and from CGPA to percentage of marks. Therefore candidates are advised to obtain the conversion formula from the institution or the university and accordingly calculate the marks or percentage of marks and fill up the relevant box in the online application form.

Q12: I got “Unknown Error” while uploading the Photograph / Signature. What to do?

If you get the error message “Unknown Error” while uploading the Photograph and Signature, then open the image in any image editor like “paint brush”, Ms Office picture etc. and save the image as “.jpg” file or “.jpeg” file and then upload. Candidates should ensure that the photograph and signature are uploaded in the application at appropriate place and the photo and signature must be clearly visible in the form.

For more such queries, please view the WBSETCL FAQs

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