NCL Assistant Foreman Recruitment 2024 Notification out for 150 Posts- Here is how to apply

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Good news for applicants with a diploma/degree in electronics, electrical, or mechanical engineering. The Northern Coalfields Limited, a mini Ratna and a subsidiary of Coal India Limited, invites online applications for Assistant Foreman. Applicants with minimum education qualifications may apply for this post online from the NCL Career Portal. The NCL Assistant Foreman Recruitment application starts on January 15, 2024 onwards.

The authority conducts a written examination to shortlist the applicants, and they will deployed in mines located in Madhya Pradesh (Singraluli District) and in Uttar Pradesh’s Sonbhadra district. Under Grade C, the shortlisted applicants will get a basic pay of 47330.25 per month.

NCL Assistant Foreman Recruitment 2024

NCL Assistant Foreman Recruitment
NCL Recruitment

To apply for the post, applicants must have completed 18 years of age, which should not exceed 30 years. Applicants must submit only one application. If the authority received multiple applications, then the last submitted form is considered. In the interest of applicants, submit the application form before the deadline, 5 February 2024. The authority will conduct a written exam; its details are shared in the upcoming section.

Northern Coalfields Recruitment 2024: Overiew

Advertisement Date9 January 2024
Recruitment Notice NumberDR/2023-24/22
Post nameAssistant Foreman
Total posts150
Education qualificationDiploma or Degree holder in Mechanical, Electrical, or Electronics
Age Limit18-30 Years
Selection ProcessWritten Exam
Exam DateN/A
Application date15 January to 5 February 2024
Registration Fee1000 (UR/EWS) plus 180 GST Charges

NCL Recruitment Vacancy Details

Position NameCadreNumber of Posts
Assistant Foreman
(E&T) (Trainee)
Assistant Foreman
(Trainee) Grade-C
Assistant Foreman
(Electrical) (Trainee)
-For Excavation
-For Electrical & Mechanical(E&M)

Eligibility Condition for NCL Assistant Foreman Recruitment

Applicants must satisfy the conditions in the table to be eligible for the posts. For more details, you can refer to the recruitment notification.

Position NameEducation Details
Assistant Foreman
(E&T) (Trainee)
10th Pass from a recognised board and,
Diploma (Minimum 3 years)/Degree in Electronics Engineering.
Assistant Foreman
(Trainee) Grade-C
10th Pass from a recognised board and,
Diploma (Minimum 3 years)/Degree in Mechanical Engineering.
Assistant Foreman
(Electrical) (Trainee)
10th Pass from a recognised board and,
Diploma (Minimum 3 years)/Degree in Electrical Engineering.

Age Limit

On the crucial date, i.e. 5 February 2024, the minimum and maximum age of the applicants is 18 and 30 years, respectively. However, some age relaxation in the upper age limit applicable for reserved categories.

UR/EWSNo Relaxation
SC/ST5 Years
OBC (NCL)3 Years
PwBD (UR)10 Years
PBWD( OBC-NCL)13 Years
PBWD (SC/ST)15 Years
Ex-ServicemenUpto 50 Years
Departmental CandidatesNo Upper Limit

NCL Assistant Foreman Application Fee

To complete the application form, applicants are requested to pay the prescribed non-refundable application fee using the available methods. Applications received without fees are summarily rejected. Respective banks may extra charges for fee payments, which the candidates will bear.

UR/OBC/EWS1000 INR Plus 180 GST Charges
SC/ST/PWBD/ESM/Departmental CandidatesNil

How to apply for NCL Recruitment 2024?

Eligible applicants may submit their application online at Before that, read the instructions given in the notification. Keep some of your documents ready (listed below) in scanned format.

  • To apply online, proceed by visiting the NCL Career Portal.
  • On the home window, you will see the recruitment link.
  • On tapping the same, the apply link will appear.
  • New users must register first on the portal.
  • With the login details you received, login to the portal and submit your application.
  • Upload the requisite documents and preview them to check whether they are visible.
  • Pay the application fee as prescribed.
  • Before final submission, check the form carefully to avoid errors and discrepancies.

Documents required to submit the NCL Assistant Foreman Form

The following documents are required in a scanned jpg/jpeg format.

  • Passport size photograph
  • Signature with black ink on white paper
  • 10th Marksheet
  • Diploma/Degree marksheet
  • OBC/SC/ST Self-attested Certificate
  • PWD Self-Attested Certificate (If any)
  • EWS self-attested Certificate (If any)

NCL Recruitment Selection Procedure

Selection for the posts shall be made by conducting a recruitment test. Applicants who met the eligibility conditions on the important date were invited to take the test in the notified exam centre. The exam paper is divided into sections A and B, which carry 70 and 30 marks, respectively. It is a bilingual exam (English and Hindi) which comprises 100 marks. Applicants must complete their examination within the given duration, which is 90 minutes. For each correct answer, 1 mark is awarded, and there is no penalty for wrong answers. The syllabus for the examination is described in the notification, and the examination details are shared in the table below.

Section ATechnical Knowledge (related to discipline)70 Marks
Section BGeneral Knowledge,
General Awareness,
Verbal and mental Ability, and
Quantitative Aptitude
30 Marks

What is the deadline for NCL Assistant Foreman Jobs?

Eligible applicants may submit their application by February 5, 2024.

Who is eligible for NCL Recruitment 2024?

Anyone who has a degree or diploma in Engineering is eligible to apply.

What is the application fee for NCL Recruitment?

Applicants of UR and EWS Category must pay a fee of Rs 1000.

What is the age limit for NCL Assistant Foreman Recruitment?

Anyone 18 years old is eligible to apply, but they shall not exceed the age limit of 30 years.

What is the selection procedure for NCL Assistant foreman?

The authority conducts a written exam to shortlist the applicants.

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