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(A Joint Venture of Govt. of India & Govt. of Himachal

Pradesh) An ISO 9001:2015 Company

A Mini Ratna & Schedule ‘A’ PSU


Advt. No. 95/2021                                                                                Closing Date: 24/08/2021

SJVN Limited, a Mini Ratna, Category-I and Schedule– ‘A’ CPSE under administrative control of Ministry of Power, Govt. of India, was incorporated on May 24, 1988 as a joint venture of the Government of India (GOI) and the Government of Himachal Pradesh (GOHP). Beginning with a single project and single State operation, the company has a total portfolio of approximately

9000MW and commissioned five projects totalling 2016.5 MW of installed capacity which includes

company’s largest 1500 MW Nathpa Jhakri Hydro Power Station (NJHPS).

SJVN has laid Horizontal & Vertical Growth and Diversification plans and is developing itself into a fully diversified transnational power company in all types of conventional and non-conventional forms of energy and in Power Transmission. SJVN has a Shared Vision of achieving 5000 MW capacity by 2023, 12000 MW by 2030 and 25000 MW by 2040.

Commensurate to its ambitious growth plans & swift growth trajectory, SJVN intends to engage manpower on Fixed Tenure basis in the following disciplines and invites applications from promising & committed individuals. The engagement shall be purely temporary & on contract basis for an initial period of 3 years. The contract period can further be extended on yearly basis for 2 more years depending upon the work requirement and performance of the individual.   The engagement will not entitle him/her to claim for any regular employment in SJVN or any relaxation in case of any requirement for any post in SJVN.

The order of preference for reservation under PAF/PAA shall be as under:

i)         Project Affected Family or their ward.

ii) Residents of Project Affected Areas. Preference among Project Affected Area shall be as under:

a)  Village

b)  Panchayat

c)  Block (within Tehsil)

d)  Tehsil

Relaxations and concessions for SC/ST/Physically Challenged:

1)  Upper age relaxable by 5 years for SC/ST as applicable.

2)  For Physically Challenged, upper age is relaxable by 10 years for General Category, 13 years for OBC and 15 years for SC/ST category.

3)  For SC/ST/Physically Challenged, no application fee is payable. Such candidates will be required to produce the requisite certificate, in the prescribed format of Government of India, from a competent authority, at the time of interview, if called for.

4)  All SC, ST and Physically Challenged candidates with aggregate marks of 50% in prescribed qualification are eligible to apply for the posts of Field Officer & Junior Field Engineer/ Officer.

Relaxation for OBC (Non-Creamy Layer):

Upper age limit is relaxable by 3 years for only those candidates belonging to ‘Non- Creamy Layer’. Such candidates will be required to produce the requisite certificate, in the prescribed format of Government of India, from a competent authority issued in the current financial year or within 6 months, at the time of interview, if called for.

The OBC candidates who belong to ‘Creamy Layer’ are not entitled for OBC concession and they have to indicate their category as ‘General’.

Concession for J&K Candidates:

Upper age limit is relaxable by 5 years for the candidates who had ordinarily been domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir from 01.01.80 to 31.12.89.


As per Government of India guidelines 14.5% posts are reserved for Ex-servicemen which includes 4.5% reservation for disabled ex-servicemen and dependent of servicemen killed in action.


For  Field  Officer:  Selection  process  consists  of  Computer  Based  Test  followed  by  Group

Discussion and Personal Interview.

For Junior Field Engineer/Officer: Selection process involves Computer Based Test only. The provisionally shortlisted candidates will be called for document verification.

Candidates shall be able to obtain information about their application status & other related information through candidate login at the SJVN Online Application System and/or through registered email ID.

Test Centers: For the post of Field Officer, candidates have to choose from following test centers:

•   New Delhi

•   Chandigarh

•   Dehradun

•   Shimla

Whereas for the post of Junior Field Engineer/Officer, candidates have to choose from following test centers:

Himachal Pradesh (Baddi/Bilaspur/Hamirpur/Kangra/Kullu/Mandi/Palampur/Shimla/ Solan)

•   Chandigarh 

•   Mohali

•   Dehradun

Candidates have to choose any two test centers as preference-1 and preference-2  Test Centers and no change in any circumstance will be considered subsequently. However, SJVN reserves the right to add/delete any test center and allocate any center to the candidates.

Computer Based Test: For the post of Field Officer, the test will be in two parts, Part-I will consist of 120 multiple choice questions of the relevant discipline and Part-II will consist of 30 multiple choice questions on Executive Aptitude.

For the post of Junior Field Engineer/ Officer, the test will be in two parts, Part-I will consist of 70 multiple choice questions of the relevant discipline and Part-II will consist of 30 multiple choice questions on General Aptitude except for Official Language where Part -I (a) & (b) shall consist of

60 questions on translation, Part-I(c) shall consist of 25 questions on Hindi Literature and Part-II

shall consist of 15 questions on General Aptitude.

PLACEMENT: The engaged candidates can be placed anywhere in India or abroad, in any of the functions at Project/Stations or offices of SJVN.


1. Only Indian Nationals of age 18 years or above are eligible to apply for SJVN. Posts of Field Officers are to be filled on All India basis while for Junior Field Engineers/Officers only domiciles of following states are eligible for applying:

Regional basis- Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Punjab, Haryana, Ladakh, Jammu & Kashmir and Chandigarh

2. The candidate should ensure that he/she fulfils the eligibility criteria and other conditions mentioned in this advertisement as well as on the website The admission at Interview/document verification stage will be purely provisional subject to satisfying the prescribed eligibility conditions. Mere issue of Admit Card /Interview Call Letter to the candidate will not imply that his/her candidature has been finally cleared by SJVN. SJVN will take up verification of eligibility conditions with reference to original documents at the time of Personal Interview/ Document Verification.

3.   The engagement of candidate is purely temporary in nature & on contract basis for an initial period of 3 years. The contract period may further be extended on yearly basis for

2 more years depending upon the work requirement and performance of the candidates. The contractual engagement will automatically be terminated on expiry of 36 months or on completion of extended period. For all the mentioned posts, candidates should possess prescribed educational qualification which are from an Indian University/Institute recognized by appropriate authority.

4.   The contractual engagement will be regulated by Company’s rules and administrative orders

that may be enforced from time to time during the period of engagement

5.   The candidate engaged will not be entitled to claim for any regular employment in SJVN or any relaxations in case of any recruitment for regular posts in SJVN.

6.   In case it is detected at any stage that a candidate does not fulfil the eligibility criteria, his/her candidature shall be rejected/ cancelled without assigning any reason, thereof. Similarly,  even  after joining,  if it  is found  that he/she  has  furnished  any incorrect information or suppressed any material information, his/her services shall be summarily terminated. 

7.   Persons working under Central/State Govt./Public Sector Undertakings have to produce No Objection Certificate (NOC) at the time of interview/ document verification, failing which they will not be allowed to appear in the interview/considered for document verification.

8.   The candidates called for the Personal Interview/ document verification will be reimbursed return 2nd Class AC Sleeper Rail Fare for Executive category posts and by Ordinary Train/Bus fare by shortest route for other posts as per the rules of the company.

9.   The management reserves the right to increase/decrease the number of posts or not to fill up any of the posts or raise the minimum eligibility standards / cancel candidature of any candidate / or cancel engagement process without assigning any reason. Merely meeting the above qualifications shall not entitle a candidate to be called for Interview/Selection process. For all the above posts, candidates should possess Educational qualification from recognized University/Institute of India and those candidates whose final results have been declared shall only be considered eligible. Result awaited candidates need not apply.

10. Any legal proceedings in respect of any matter of claim or dispute arising out of this advertisement and/or an application in response thereto can be instituted only in Shimla and courts/tribunals/forums at Shimla only shall have sole and exclusive jurisdiction to try any such cause/dispute.

11. General/EWS  and  OBC  category  candidates  are  required  to  pay  a  non-refundable application fee of Rs. 300/- + GST@18% for engagement as Junior Field Engineer/Officer and Rs 600/- + GST@18% for engagement as Field Officers.

12. SC/ST/PWD candidates are exempted from the payment of Application Fee.

13. Application  fee will  be  paid  through  online  mode i.e. Debit  Card/Credit  Card/Net Banking etc. There will not be any other mode of payment of application fee. In case a candidate deposits the fee in any wrong account or through any other mode, SJVN will not be responsible for non-receipt of application fee. Fee once paid will not be refunded under any circumstances. Candidates are therefore advised to verify their eligibility conditions before applying.

14. Any modifications/amendments/corrigendum in respect of the above advertisement shall be made available only on  SJVN Website.  No further press  advertisement  will  be published. Hence prospective applicants are advised to visit SJVN Website regularly for this purpose.

15. The Company reserves the right to shortlist candidates for Group Discussion/ Personal

Interview or alter any of the advertised condition depending upon the circumstances.

HOW TO APPLY: Eligible and interested candidates would be required to apply online by visiting SJVN website: No other means/ mode of application shall be accepted. Before registering their applications on the website, the candidates should possess the following:

1.   Candidates should have a valid personal e-mail ID and ensure that it is active during the entire recruitment process. Application sequence number, User ID, Password and all other important communication will be sent on the same registered e-mail ID (please ensure that email sent to this mail box is not redirected to your junk/spam folder).

2.   Personal details and educational qualification details

3.   Candidates should have scanned copy of latest passport size photograph, as well as photograph of signatures in digital format (.jpg or .jpeg file only, less than 500 KB size) for uploading with the application form.

4.   Debit card/ Credit card/ Internet banking detail via which the payment of applicable application fee (SC/ST/PWD exempted) is to be made on online recruitment portal. Fee once paid will not be refunded under any circumstance. 

5.   Candidate is required to login to candidate login section and then deposit non-refundable application fees of Rs. 600/- + GST@18% for the post of Field Officer and Rs. 300/- + GST@18% for the post of Junior Field Engineer/Officer through online mode only. On submission of application fees, the application process will be treated as complete. SC/ST/PwD/ are exempted from payment of application fees.

6.   Candidates should clearly note that SJVN will in no case be responsible for rejection of application on account of application being incomplete, non-receipt of fee, non-submission of application or any delay in receipt thereof on any account whatsoever.

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