NCL Trainee Recruitment 2020 | Apply Online for 397 Vacancies


NCL Trainee Recruitment 2020 | Apply Online for 397 Vacancies | Last date to Apply 30.03.2020

NCL Trainee Recruitment 2020NCL Trainee Recruitment 2020: The Northern Coalfields Limited (NCL) has invited online applications from eligible candidates for the appointment to various posts, vide its notification date 22.02.2020

According to the notification, there are 397 vacancies to be filled for positions including Dragline Operator (Trainee), Dozer Operator (Trainee), Grader Operator (Trainee),  Shovel Operator (Trainee), Pay Loader Operator (Trainee), Crane Operator (Trainee) and Drill Operator (Trainee).

NCL plans to conduct a common written test soon to select the right candidates for these posts.

The selected candidates will be deployed at different highly mechanized open cast mines situated in Singrauli District of Madhya Pradesh and Sonebhadra District of Uttar Pradesh.

If you are eligible and interested in working with a leading govt-owned mining company, then this is the opportunity for it.

NCL Trainee Recruitment 2020:Important Dates

Opening of registration and form submission16.03.2020
Last date to apply online30.03.2020

Vacancy Details

Sr.NoName of the postNo.of vacancyCategory-wise allotmentRemuneration (during training period)
01Dragline Operator (Trainee)09UR-04 ,  ST- 04, OBC- 01Ist year Rs.1034.04 per day 2nd & 3rd year-  Rs.1065.55 per day
02Dozer Operator (Trainee)48UR10 , EWS- 02, SC-03 , ST- 27, OBC- 06Rs 1011.27 per day during the training period
03Grader Operator (Trainee)11UR-01 , SC-01 , ST- 08, OBC- 01
04Dumper Operator (Trainee)167UR-61 , EWS- 15, SC-23 , ST- 45, OBC- 23
05Shovel Operator (Trainee)28UR-08 , EWS- 02, SC- 03, ST- 12, OBC- 03
06Pay Loader Operator (Trainee)06UR-03 , ST-03,
07Crane Operator (Trainee)21UR-07 , EWS-01 , SC-02, ST- 09, OBC- 02
08Drill Operator (Trainee)17UR-08, EWS-01, SC-02 , ST- 04, OBC- 02
Total307UR-102 , EWS-21 , SC- 34, ST-112, OBC- 38 

Ex-servicemen (ESM)- 25 vacancies; horizontal reservation. After successfully completing the three-year training period, the candidates will be absorbed in Excavation Category C ( Sr.No 1) and Excavation Category D (Sr.No. 2 to 8)

Eligibility Criteria for NCL Trainee Recruitment 2020


  • The candidates must be a minimum of 18 years and a maximum of 30 years as on 30.03.2020
  • SC/ST and OBC candidates will get upper age relaxation of 05 years and 03 years respectively
  • ESM candidates will get relaxation of the actual period of service rendered in defence services plus 3 years subject to a maximum of 50 years
  • ESM candidates of SC/ST will get additional 08 years relaxation instead of 03 years subject to the maximum age of 50 years


Dragline Operator (Trainee)

    • Matriculate /SSC/ High School or equivalent passed with 55% marks
    • ITI in Diesel Mechanic/ Motor Mechanic/ Fitter Trade(s) with Valid NCVT/ SCVT Trade certificates.Valid HMV License

Dozer Operator (Trainee) & Grader Operator (Trainee)

    • Matriculate /SSC/ High School or equivalent passed with 55% marks
    • Valid HMV License along with Endorsement for Tractor Driving

Grader Operator (Trainee), Shovel Operator (Trainee), Pay Loader Operator (Trainee) and Crane Operator (Trainee)

    • Matriculate /SSC/ High School or equivalent passed with 55% marks
    • Valid HMV License

Drill Operator (Trainee)

    • Matriculate /SSC/ High School or equivalent passed with 55% marks

Candidates belonging to OBC and SC/ST need to have passed matriculation with 50% and 45%  marks respectively

Selection process of NCL Trainee Recruitment 2020

  • The selection process includes a common written test (CWT)
  • For the post of  Dragline Operator (Trainee), there will be an additional technical test (ATT)
  • Verification of documents
  • The selection will be based on a candidate’s relative score in the written test and confirmation of his/her eligibility

Common Written Test

  • Candidates will be allowed to appear in the written test merely on the basis of their application
  • The CWT will be of 100 Marks for 90 minutes duration common for all positions
  • For the post of Dragline Operator (Trainee), the candidates’ performance will be  evaluated on the total score of 150 marks ( CWT & ATT)
  • CWT will comprise of objective type questions with four choices of answers
  •  There will be no negative marking for any wrong answer.
  • Question booklet (in Hindi/English) will be provided along with a separate OMR sheet, at the start of written examination

Examination Fee

  • General, OBC and EWS candidates must pay Rs.500/-(Rupees Five hundred only) as examination fee
  • SC/ ST/ESM / Departmental Candidates are exempted from payment of examination fee
  • You can make the payment online or by SBI Collect

How to Apply for NCL Trainee Recruitment 2020

  • To apply for the post you should visit the official site of NCL
  • Once on the page, go to Career>Recruitment >Notification for Direct Recruitment of various Statutory posts > Apply online
  • You have to first register by providing your name, address, email address, mobile number and other details
  • You will get a unique registration number, which you have to quote in the application form
  • There is a provision to pay the examination fee through SB Connect
  • Read and follow the instructions carefully and complete the process
  • Get a printout of the submitted application for your future reference and use
  • After submitting the application, keep visiting the site for the latest updates of the recruitment process.