Recruitment of various post in West Bengal State Electricity Transmission Company Limited

West Bengal State Electricity Transmission Company Limited
(A Govt. of West Bengal Enterprise)
Registered Office: Vidyut Bhawan, Block – DJ, Sector-II, Salt Lake, Kolkata

Advertisement Notification
Engagement of Graduate (Elect.)/Technician (Elect.) Apprentice Trainees for the period 2022-2023 as per the Apprentices Act, 1961& Apprenticeship Rules 1992 (as amended from time to time)

The   West   Bengal   State   Electricity   Transmission   Company   Limited   (WBSETCL),   a Government  of  West  Bengal  Enterprise,  engaged  in  the  business  of  Transmission  of Electricity  in  the  State  of  West  Bengal,  invites  applications  from  Indian  Nationals  as Graduate & Technician Apprentices under the Apprentices Act, 1961 for imparting training as per provisions of the said Act, at its Sub-Stations located at different places across West Bengal as given below: -


a)  The applicants should have passed the Graduation/Diploma in Engineering streams, as stated above, in the year 2019, 2020 & 2021 are only eligible to apply.

b) Only candidates, who will enrol themselves with the National Apprentice Training Scheme (NATS) portal ( and send an email at, expressing his/her interest towards selection as an apprentice under WBSETCL within 11.03.2022, shall be considered          for
selection procedure of candidature of Apprentice under WBSETCL.

c)  Candidates, who have previously undergone Apprenticeship Training or are presently undergoing Apprenticeship Training or presently in employment elsewhere are registered for Apprenticeship Training under the Apprenticeship Act elsewhere, are not eligible to apply.

2.           RESERVATION:

  Reservation will be applied as per the provisions of the Apprentice Act, 1961 and
Apprenticeship Rules 1992 as amended from time to time.
 Applicants belonging to SC/ST/OBC(A)/OBC(B) shall produce their caste certificate in the prescribed format issued by the Competent Authority of West Bengal. Those who  will  submit the  necessary  certificate  of caste  by the  Competent Authority  of outside West Bengal, they will be treated as unreserved candidates.

When the prescribed no. of persons belongs either to the SC or to the ST are not available,  the  training  places  so  reserved  for  them  may  be  filled  up  by  persons belongs to ST or, as the case may be, to the SC and if the prescribed training places cannot be filled even in the above manner, then the training places so lying unfilled may be filled up by persons not belonging to the SC or ST.
 In case of OBC(A)/OBC(B) candidates, the norms of the Govt. of West Bengal will be followed. If the prescribed training places cannot be filled from OBC(A)/OBC(B) candidates, then the training places so lying unfilled may be filled up by persons not belonging to the OBC(A)/OBC(B).
SC / ST / OBC(A) / OBC(B) for the purpose of this notification means applicants belonging to ‘Scheduled Caste’ / ‘Scheduled Tribe’ / ‘Other Backward Classes (A)’/
‘Other  Backward  Classes  (B)’  category,  respectively.  Candidates  applying  from states other than West Bengal shall be treated as General category candidates.

3.           AGE LIMIT: -The minimum age of the candidates should be as follows

No other allowances, including the  fooding /  lodging  facility and  medical  facility, will  be  paid  to  the  selected  candidates.  This  stipend  will  be  paid  directly  into the bank account of the apprentices.

5. REGISTRATION OF CONTRACT: The selected candidates will be required to sign Contracts of Apprenticeship Training with WBSETCL through online mode as per the rules of the BOPT.

6.PLACE   OF   TRAINING: The   selected   candidates   will   be   posted   for   training at Substations of the Company spread across the state of West Bengal.

7.PERIOD OF APPRENTICESHIP TRAINING: The total period of the training will be for 12 months commencing from the date of execution of the Contract of Apprenticeship.

8.TERMINATION OF CONTRACT: After completion of the apprenticeship training for stipulated  period,  the  Apprenticeship  Contract  shall  automatically  cease.  There shall be no obligation on the part of WBSETCL to offer any employment thereafter.

Further,  any  act  of  indiscipline  on  the  part  of  the  apprentices  may  lead  to cancellation of the  training  and  termination  of the  Contract with  the  Apprentice. Suppression  of  facts  or  submission  of  wrong  information,  whether  wilfully  or
inadvertently, may also lead to disqualification at any stage of the selection process or even during the training period.

The subject line of the e-mail should be ‘APPLICATION FOR ENGAGEMENT AS APPRENTICE_(NATS Registration No.)’ and must be sent from the email Id, registered at National Apprenticeship Training Scheme (NATS) web portal (
  The  candidates,  belonging  to  SC/ST/OBC(A)/OBC(B),  will  have  to  attach  their
Caste Certificate issued by the Competent Authority of West Bengal to the email.

     The email, received after the deadline as mentioned above, will not be taken into consideration while enlisting the candidates for subsequent selection process.
     The  information  submitted  above  cannot  be  changed/altered  after  submission.
Therefore, the candidates must be extremely careful while sending the mail. In case
of receipt of more than 1(one) application/email from a candidate, the information, furnished in the last received application/email, will be considered.
 No other mode of application would be accepted.
  The eligible candidates are required to mention the overall percentage (%) of marks during  registering  themselves  on  the  National  Apprenticeship  Training  Scheme (NATS) web portal ( The candidates, belonging to University/Institute, where CGPA/DGPA is awarded by the University/Institute in the qualifying degree, will have to convert their score to equivalent percentage as per norms adopted by the University/Institute.
   However, in case the eligible registered candidates have mentioned the CGPA/DGPA marks during registration, the same would be converted to equivalent Percentage (%) marks following the calculation of the Maulana Abul Kalam Azad University of Technology (MAKAUT), West Bengal (formerly known as West Bengal University of Technology) i.e. Percentage (%) = [(CGPA or DGPA – 0.75) × 10, irrespective of the Degree awarded by any University.
     Caste category (General/SC/ST/OBC-A/OBC-B), provided by the candidate at the time of registration in the NATS portal ( as on the last date of application/receipt of email from the applicants, will be taken into consideration and no benefit of reservation will subsequently be made admissible at any stage of the selection process and during the entire training period.
   The category of the candidates, claiming reservation in the selection process, will be subject to verification at the time of Document Verification Process and if any discrepancy is detected, the candidature of the candidate will be cancelled.
  Candidates   will   have   to   produce   their   valid   AADAAR   CARD,   issued   by   the competent Authority at the time of document verification.
All correspondences with candidates, pertaining to the selection process of the apprentices,  shall  be  made  through email or WBSETCL  website  ( No hardcopy will be sent by WBSETCL for this purpose. Responsibility of receiving, downloading and printing of any correspondence shall be that of the candidate. The WBSETCL  will  not  be  responsible  for  any  loss  of e-mail sent  due  to  invalid  / wrong email ID  provided  by  the  candidate  or delivery of e-mails to  SPAM  /  BULK mail folder etc.
 Every candidate should have a valid email id & mobile no. and the same has to be registered with the National Apprenticeship Training Scheme (NATS) web portal ( The email id & mobile no. must remain active till the end of the training programme i.r.o. the selected candidates. WBSETCL will not be held responsible for any delay or non-receipt of any communication in case the email id or mobile no, registered with the NATS portal, is non-operational.

   The List of candidates for Graduate Apprentice (Elect.) and Technician Apprentice (Elect.)  obtained  from  the  National  Apprenticeship  Training  Scheme  (NATS)  web portal    (,    who    have    sent    the    email    within
11.03.2022,will only be considered for subsequent selection procedure.

    The selection shall be made based on merit (i.e. based on overall percentage (%) of marks secured in the qualifying examination) from the list of registered candidates, downloaded from the National Apprenticeship Training Scheme (NATS) web portal (   and   who   have   submitted  email   showing   their interest to be engaged as apprentices under WBSETCL.
     Initial Screening of the candidates will be made based on the details provided by them subject to verification and checking at later stage. Hence, it is necessary that the applicants should furnish accurate, full and correct information during registration on the National Apprenticeship Training Scheme (NATS) web portal ( and while submitting the email to WBSETCL. Furnishing wrong / false / incomplete information will lead to disqualification and the   WBSETCL   will   NOT   be   responsible   for   any   consequence   arising   out   of furnishing such wrong / false information by the candidate.
 The short-listed candidates will be called for document verification at Corp. Office of WBSETCL at Vidyut Bhawan, Salt Lake on the date & time, as to be intimated to him/her in his/her email id registered with the National Apprenticeship Training Scheme (NATS) web portal ( Failure by candidate to attend the document verification on the date & time at the venue will be treated as his/her unwillingness to accept the selection procedure for the Graduate Apprentice (Elect.)/ Technician Apprentice (Elect.) under WBSETCL and those candidates will not be considered in further Selection Procedure.
     During the document verification process, the candidates will be required to furnish documents regarding proof of Identity, Date of Birth, Qualification, Caste Category etc.
   Final selection of the candidates in each caste category will be made after verification of documents as per vacancy details mentioned above. Attending the documents verification by a candidate does not construe his/her selection as Apprentice with WBSETCL.
   The selected candidate will have to sign contracts of apprenticeship training with WBSETCL through online mode as per rules of the BOPT on the scheduled date, time & venue to be intimated in his/her registered email. If the selected candidate does not turn up for singing up the contract of apprenticeship training, his candidature will be cancelled forthwith without any further reference.
   No application for altering the date, time and venue for document verification and singing up the contract will be accepted.
 Before  registering  in  the  National  Apprenticeship  Training  Scheme  (NATS)  web portal ( the candidate should ensure that he/she fulfils the eligibility criteria and other norms mentioned in the advertisement.
 Request for change of mailing address / category / discipline / qualification once declared   during   registration   on   the   National   Apprenticeship   Training   Scheme (NATS) web portal ( will not be entertained.
Candidature  of  candidates  is  liable  to  be  rejected  at  any  stage  of  the  selection process or even after execution of the Contract of Apprenticeship, if any information provided by the candidate during the  registration on the National Apprenticeship Training Scheme (NATS) web portal ( is found to be false or is found not to be in conformity with the eligibility criteria so mentioned in the advertisement.
 Any canvassing or personal follow up with an intention of inducing the process of selection of apprentice by and on behalf of any candidate shall lead to immediate cancellation of candidature.
The WBSETCL reserves the right to withdraw / cancel the advertisement / selection process if circumstances so warrant without assigning any reason thereof.    The decision of the Company in all matters relating to selection process shall be final and binding of the candidate.
 Any proceedings in respect of any mater of claims/disputes arising out of this advertisement can be instituted in Kolkata only and the Courts/Tribunals/Forums in Kolkata only shall have exclusive jurisdiction to try any such dispute.
  No TA / DA will be paid to the applicants called for any stage of engagement.

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