KPTCL Recruitment 2012: Notification For 85 Assistant Lineman Posts

Karnataka Power Transmission Corporation Limited is a registered company under the Companies Act, 1956 was incorporated on 28-7-1999 and is a company wholly owned by the Government of Karnataka . KPTCL was formed on 1-8-1999 by carving out the Transmission and Distribution functions of the erstwhile Karnataka Electricity Board.

Applications are invited from qualified and eligible Male Candidates for recruitment of  85 Assistant Lineman  in Karnataka Power Transmission Corporation Limited.


Assistant Lineman – 43


Candidates possessing a pass certificate of 18/24 months course in “Electrician” trade from  Industrial Training Institutes (ITIs) recognized by the Government of Karnataka

Assistant Lineman – 42


Candidates possessing pass certificate of 18/24 months course in “Electronics/ Electronic Mechanic” trade from Industrial Training Institutes recognized by Government of Karnataka.

Other Qualifications:

i)        Should have knowledge of Kannada to read and write.

ii)      Should have normal eye sight.

iii)     Should have satisfactory physical fitness and shall qualify in the Endurance Test.

 Selection Procedure:

i)    Recruitment to the posts of ALM will be made by selection strictly on merit,based on the marks secured in the Qualifying Examination only, duly following the reservation policies of the Government of Karnataka. Candidates will be called for Endurance Test in the ratio of 1:5.

ii)  Endurance test will be conducted in the following events;

a)    100 meters Running                                 –           14 seconds

b)    Skipping                                                    –           50 times in one minute

c)     Shot put 12 pounds                                  –           8 meters throw ( 3 opportunities )

d)    Climbing of Electric Pole                           –           8 meters height

e)     800 meters Running                                 –           3 minutes

No marks are allocated to the endurance test. However, in order to qualify for the selection, the candidate has to compulsorily climb the Electric Pole(event No. d) and get through in 2 other events out of the remaining 4 events (i.e. event No. a, b, c & e).

iii) Medical Examination will be conducted from a Competent Medical Officer during the Endurance Test and the candidate should have satisfactory physical fitness.

iv)All the original documents will be verified on the day of the Endurance Test which will be conducted at  Bangalore

v)   Date and location of the endurance test will be notified to the shortlisted candidates through      the website. Only those candidates who have furnished there mobile No. in the application forms will be intimated through SMS.

Application Fee:

1)  Rs. 400/- (Rupees Four Hundred only) in respect of candidates belonging to General Candidate and Category I, IIA, IIB, IIIA, IIIB.

2)  Rs. 200/- (Rupees Two Hundred only) in respect of candidates belonging to SC/ST Category.

Submission of Application:

 Applications should be submitted strictly “ONLINE” by logging on to, Applications will not be accepted by any other mode.

Important Dates:

Start of Application Submission : 12.12.2011

Last Date: 11.01.2012

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