PSPCL Recruitment 2018

PSPCL Recruitment 2018: 853 JE/SSA - LDC/Typist Posts

PSPCL has announced official notification of  Junior Engineer (JE)/Electrical, Sub Station Attendant (SSA), Clerk/Typist. The Online Registration for PSPCL is from 21 December to 11 January 2018. PSPCL has introduced 853 vacancies forJunior Engineer (JE)/Electrical, Sub Station Attendant (SSA), Clerk/Typist 2018 Exam.

The candidates eligible and interested can register themselves online for the said post on the official PSPCL



PSPCL Vacancies 2018

Every year more than 50000 aspirants appear for the PSPCL examination. The Online Registration for PSPCL is from 21 December 2017 to 11 January 2018. PSPCL has introduced 853 vacancies for Junior Engineer/Electrical, Sub Station Attendant (SSA), and LDC/Typist 2018 Exam.

No. of Vacancies : 853

Name of PostNo. of Vacancies
Sub Station Attendant (SSA) 253

PSPCL 2018 Exam Dates

The important dates for PSPCL 2018 are as follows:
PSPCL  Online Registration/ Edit/ Modification of Application21.12.2017 
Closing  date of online Registration11.01.2018 (11.59 PM)
Closing date of step III (Online application fee)15.01.2018  (11.59   PM)

PSPCL Eligibility Criteria - 2018 Educational Qualification:

 1. LDC Typist: 

  • a) Bachelor's Degree from a recognized University or Institution
  • b) Possesses at least one hundred and twenty hours course with hands on experience in the use of Personal Computer or Information Technology in Office productivity application or Desktop Publishing application from a Govt. recognized institution or a reputed institution, which is ISO 9001 certified
  • c) Possesses a Computer information Technology Course equivalent to 'O' level certificate of Department. Of Electronics Accreditation of Computer Courses (DOEACC) of Govt. of India

2. Junior Engineer/Electrical

  • a). Full Time Regular 3/4 years Diploma in Electrical/ Electrical and Electronics/ Computer Science/IT Engg. from an institute recognized by State/ Central Govt. with minimum 60% marks
  • b).Full Time Regular BE/ B.Tech/B.Sc Engineering in Electrical/Electrical and Electronics/ Computer Science/IT Engg. with a minimum of 50 % marks or equivalent degree recognized by AICTE.
  • c).AMIE in Electrical/Electrical and Electronics/ Computer Science/IT Engg. with at least 50% marks from Institution of Engineers(India) Calcutta

3. Sub Station Attendant(SSA)

  • a). Full time regular course in ITI /Electrical with minimum 60% marks and 2 years apprenticeship experience in PSEB now PSPCL.
  • b). Full time Regular Diploma in Electrical Engineering with 60% marks
  • c). Full time Regular Diploma in Electronics and communication with 60% marks.
  • d). Full time Regular Diploma in Instrumentation and process control with 60% marks
Candidates should have a valid Mark-sheet / Degree: 
Certificate which supports that they are graduates on the day they were registered for the exam. 
The percentage of marks obtained in should be mentioned at time of registration for the PSPCL examination.

Computer Literacy: 
Knowledge of computer operation is a must as PSPCL exam is conducted online.

Language Proficiency: 
Qualification of Punjabi is essential for both posts: - For this purpose, all the candidates must have passed Punjabi of atleast Matriculation or its equivalent level upto the date of document checking.
Note: Relaxable for Sikh Migrants upto the extent that they will have to acquire such qualification within two years after joining the service failing which their services shall be liable to the terminated.

Age Eligibility:

Candidates applying for the PSPCL examination should be of 18years old but not more than 37 years old at the time of registration. Besides this, there is age relaxation relevant to category wise candidates as per the government rules:As per Punjab Govt. notification G.S.R.20/Const./Art.309/Amd.(10)/2010 dated 24.05.2010, the age limit as on 1/1/2018 for eligibility for these posts will be 18 to 37 years and relaxation in age will be as per Govt. of Punjab instructions

Age Relaxation
SC and Backward class:5 years over & above the normal recruitment age
Ex-Serviceman (Self):Ex-servicemen of Punjab Domicile shall be allowed to deduct the period of his service in the Armed Forces of Union from his actual age and if the resultant age does not exceed the maximum age limit prescribed for direct appointment to such a vacancy in the Service Rules concerned by more than three years, he shall be deemed to satisfy the condition regarding age limit.
Physically Handicapped:10 years over and above the normal recruitment age.
Widows; 40 years
Wives of the serving military personnel and wives of those who are disabled while in Military service 40 years
Women whose husbands have been ordered by Civil or Criminal courts to pay maintenance to them; 40 years

PSPCL Application Fee

The category wise application fees for PSPCL exam is given below. Fee/Intimation charges once paid will NOT be refunded on any account nor can it be held in reserve for any other examination or selection. The application fee must be paid online itself. To know more please check the complete guide for PSPCL Application
1   All Categorie except SC and Person with DisabilityRs.1000/- per Application + Bank Charges
2SC CategoryRs.400/- per Application + Bank Charges
3Person with DisabilityRs.500/- per Application + Bank Charges

PSPCL LDC Coaching in Chandigarh

IBTS Institute is providing specialized coaching classes for PSPCL LDC/Typist Classes at the CHANDIGARH
Students can call the given Nos. for Enquiry and Admissions. Call : 9316488821, 9316488822
We are also Offering upto 25% Discount till 02nd January on PSPCL Classes.

PSPCL Exam Pattern 2017

This year the exam will be Conduct online. The exam Pattern for the post of Junior Engineer/Electrical, Sub Station Attendant (SSA) and  LDC/Typist will be follow as:

PSPCL Exam Pattern for JE - Electrical and Sub Station Attendant (SSA)

S.No.Name of Tests (Objective)No.of QuestionsDuration
1Questions related to the concerned discipline of the post  applied 70Composite time of 2 Hour
2General Knowledge, Reasoning and General English30

PSPCL Exam Pattern for LDC/Typist

S.No.Name of Tests(Objective)No. of Questions
1Static + Current affairs, General Knowledge20
2Basic Computer knowledge10
3Logical Reasoning25
3Numerical Apptitude25
3Genral English20

Penalty for Wrong Answers: 
 Every wrong answer will be penalized by deducting 0.25 of the marks assigned to that question. 

PSPCL Syllabus 2018

The PSPCL syllabus is both posts :JuniorEngineer/Electrical, Sub Station Attendant (SSA), and LDC/Typist Exam is as follow:
LDC/Typist Exam Syllabus 2017
Reasoning AbilityQuantitative AptitudeEnglish LanguageGenralAwareness
Logical ReasoningSimplificationReading ComprehensionCurrent Affairs
Alphanumeric SeriesProfit & LossCloze TestGK Updates
Ranking/Direction/Alphabet TestMixtures &AlligationsPara jumblesCurrencies
Data SufficiencySimple Interest & Compound Interest & Surds & IndicesMultiple Meaning / Error SpottingImportant Places
Coded InequalitiesWork & TimeFill in the blanksBanking Awareness
Seating ArrangementTime & DistanceMiscellaneousAwards
PuzzleMensuration – Cylinder, Cone, SphereParagraph CompletionBook And Author
TabulationData InterpretationHeadquater
SyllogismRatio & Proportion, PercentageImportant Days
Blood RelationsNumber SystemsPrime minster Scheme
Input OutputSequence & Series
Coding DecodingPermutation, Combination &Probability

JuniorEngineer/Electrical, Sub Station Attendant (SSA) Exam Syllabus 2018\


The reservation of posts for reserved categories is applicable for candidates of Punjab Domicile only. Category once filled in the Application Form will not be allowed to be changed and no benefit of other category/General category will be admissible later on. The reserved category candidate will be required to submit requisite certificate on the prescribed format at the time of document checking if qualified in the online test. Back log/unfilled posts shall be filled as per the table given (Page-2) in the Advertisement if any, shall be filled as per instructions of Govt. of Punjab adopted by PSPCL.

The SC/BC Category certificate should be in accordance with the instructions of the Department of Welfare, Punjab and the certificate for the Physically Handicapped Person, Ex-Serviceman, Freedom Fighter and Sports Person categories should be in accordance with the instruction of the Concerned Department of GoP as per the following details:

SC/BCCertificate as per the instruction of the concerned department
Ex-ServicemenLineal Descendant certificate duly issued by the concerned District Sainik Welfare Officer
Freedom FightersThe requisite certificate issued by the Deputy Commissioner of the concerned district as per the instructions of the Punjab Govt.
Sports personsThe relevant certificate regarding gradation as issued by the Director, Sports Department, Punjab.
Physically Handicapped PersonsThe certificate shall be issued by Civil Surgeon of Govt. Of Punjab. For Physically handicapped persons applying for a particular post shall be given the reservation for the extent of disability allowed as per lists of posts identified by Punjab Govt. Please refer Annexure-'A' for this.

PSPCL Exam Centre 

The PSPCL is held online at various centres all over Punjab and the candidates can mention their options at the time of filling in the online application. Though there is non-availability of seats at preferred venues yet pspcl allots an exam centre other than the choices made by a candidate. 
PSPCL is the only authority to add or remove an exam centre. The candidates can’t make any request for the change of the exam centre. Any indecent behaviour at the examination centre can lead to cancellation of the application.

PSPCL Online Application


The registration for PSPCL 2018 will be done online. In order to avoid any technical errors please make sure that the web-browser used to fill up the PSPCL 2018 Application form is one of the following:
  • Google Chrome 3.0 and above
  • Candidates applying online must have the following pre-requisites:
  • A valid Email Id
  • Photograph and Signature scanned in the prescribed size
  • Application Fee must be paid online so all document required for online transaction
  • The PSPCL 2018 application form can only be filled on the official website.
  • Before proceeding with the registration and application process, all candidates are requested to go through the complete guide for PSPCL Online Application

Salary of PSPCL

 The revised basic pay of Junior Engineer/Electrical, Sub Station Attendant (SSA) thus becomes - 6400-20200+Rs.3700 Gradepay
The revised basic pay of LDC/Typist thus becomes –  6400-20200+Rs.3400 Gradepay
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