WBSETCL Exam Preparation and Recruitment  

The Government of West Bengal divided erstwhile WBSEB into two functionally independent companies viz. WBSEDCL and WBSETCL with effect from 1st April, 2007. West Bengal State Electricity Transmission Co. Ltd., a 1000 employee strong co., is responsible for transmitting electricity from generating sources to load centers across West Bengal.

Technical staff and office employees are being recruited by the Company as and when required. Employment Notice is published in local English Dailies and in the Company Website www.wbsetcl.in.

Engineer Recruitment - Findings of 2012

Academic Qualification

B Tech. Electrical/ Electronics

Age Bar

28 years in accordance with a specific date of Notification for General Candidates.

Written Examination

It is divided into three parts viz. Technical, Non-Technical and English (Descriptive) 60 marks allotted each for technical and non-technical tests and 30 marks for English (Descriptive).

For technical and non-tech. tests, questions are of multiple choices with negative marking for wrong answers. General Awareness, Computer Awareness, Test of Reasoning and English are included as subjects for the non-technical test. Overall 40% must be obtained by selected candidates for interview. One outside agency conducts the examination.

Time Allotment

Maximum 90 minutes allotted altogether for technical and non-technical exams. and 30 minutes for the descriptive English test.


Mainly technical questions are asked in the interview. It carries 40 marks.


Total emoluments around 40000/- per month.

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