National Power Training Institute Neyveli PG Diploma in Thermal Power Plant Engineering Admission 2013

Updated on Fri, 12 July 2013 at 13:08 IST

Post Graduate Diploma in Thermal Power Plant Engineering

With the Power Sector Reforms and opening-up of the Sector to Private participation, there is a great demand for the trained man power for the new Power Stations and Distribution companies set up by both the Public and Private Power companies. Weaving formal education with Industry oriented specialised skills to create a pool of technically trained manpower for ready availability for recruitment by such companies, NPTI launched one year ‘Post Graduate Diploma Course in Thermal Power Plant Engineering’ in 1996. So far 16 batches have successfully come out and those completed this course are well placed in leading companies through campus interviews. There is an overwhelming response for this course.


This course is meant for graduates holding B.E or equivalent Degree in Mechanical, Electrical & Electronics or Instrumentation & Control Disciplines.


The PGDC is conducted in a modular basis and the Programme covers the following modules:
Power Plant Description - Industrial Safety - Scheme Briefing and Tracing-Power Plant Operation - On job Training (Operation) - P.P.Commissioning - P.P.Performance - Metallurgy - Environmental Management - P.P.Protection - Load Despatch - P.P.Chemistry - Computer Application - Control & Instrumentation - Maintenance Planning & Cost Control - NDT &Welding-Maintenance practice & Inspection - On job Training(Maintenance) - Simulator - Project.


The salient feature of this Programme is apart from class room lectures and practical in the Institute, the course includes 12 weeks of guided on job training on operation and maintenance practices in a large Thermal Power Station and 2 weeks hands on Training in a full scope Thermal Power Station Simulator. This makes the candidates to handle O&M works independently on completion of the course.


This course meets the mandatory requirements under Rule 3(2-A) of Indian Electricity Rules for O&M Engineers of large Thermal Power Stations. The holders of this Post Diploma are entitled to obtain the Power Generating Station O&M Competency Certificate from State Electrical Licensing Boards.


The course normally commences in all Regional Institutes of NPTI including NPTI (SR) Neyveli in the middle of August every year. Notification on this will be issued in Employment News and leading newspapers in February/March. Admission will be done centrally by NPTI through Common Entrance Test.

How to Apply:

Application form as per Annexure “A” & undertaking as per Annexure “C” (for sponsored candidates only) is to be downloaded from website and filled in with relevant details

Sponsorship certificate from Employer
No-Objection Certificate from Employer for Relieving and joining the Course
Experience certificate -1 year duration, 12 salary slips/bank statement for credit of salary for one year attested by bank manager

Undertaking form as per Annexure-C

Filled in application form along with a Demand Draft of Rs. 675/-in favor of “N.P.T.I. Nagpur” payable at “Nagpur”, should reach The Principal Director (address given below) latest by 12th August, 2013
Candidate should write his/her name and address on the reverse of the demand draft
Envelope containing the application form along with the demand draft should be marked “Application for PDC-2013”alongwith candidate’s postal address
Fees: Rs.1,46,068/- (Rs. 1,30,000/- + Service Tax @12.36%) (in two equal installment) for non-sponsored candidates
First installment to be paid at the time of counseling for confirmation of admission
Rs. 2,13,484/- (Rs. 1,90,000/- + Service Tax @12.36%) for sponsored candidates (in one installment) to be paid at the time of counseling for confirmation of admission

Important Dates

Last date of receipt of application: 12th August, 2013
Final Merit list display at Institute and website on: 09th September, 2013
Counseling for Sponsored / PH/ General merit list of candidates: 24th September, 2013
Counseling for SC/ST/OBC candidates: 25th September, 2013
Commencement of the course: 30th September, 2013

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National Power Training Institute NPTI, Neyveli
National Power Training Institute (Southern Region), established in 1965, has trained thousands of Engineers and other personnel of many Power Companies in India. Located at the Power Center of Tamilnadu, Neyveli, NPTI(SR) provides an excellent ambience for training the Power Sector Engineers. National Power Training Institute, Southern Region is one of the 9(Nine) Institutes under National Power Training Institute, a Registered Society functioning with the grant-in-aid from Ministry of Power, Government of India.
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