NTPC has two full forms in two different genres altogether. Where one NTPC stands for National Thermal Power Corporation and is related to the thermal power generation company, the other NTPC is an exam of Non-Technical Popular Categories organized by Railway Board. Here is how we resolve the confusion and discuss the two terms in the subsequent paragraphs.
A Public Sector Corporation of India, incorporated since 1975, NTPC has been working day in and day out for energizing India's power growth. NTPC Full Form is National Thermal Power Corporation. It has become the largest thermal power generating company of India, considering the installed capacity and output. Besides its basic operation of power generation, NTPC is also engaged in coal mining, renewable energy, power distribution, power trading and equipment manufacturing. NTPC has its headquarters in New Delhi, and its regional headquarters are present in Delhi(NCRHQ), Lucknow(NRHQ), Secunderabad(SRHQ), Patna(ER-I HQ), Bhubaneshwar(ER-II HQ), Mumbai(WR-I HQ), Raipur(WR-II HQ),Delhi(Hydro HQ). The Number of Power Stations under NTPC are:
|Individual Power Stations||Number|
|Combined Cycle Gas/Liquid fuel||7|
|Joint ventures or subsidiaries|
There is an exam conducted by the Railway Board, which is also known as NTPC. However, this RRB NTPC Full Form is Railway Recruitment Board Non-Technical Popular Categories. Here NTPC has a number of posts under it. It is a competitive exam(government exam) conducted by RRB or Railway Recruitment Board to appoint various undergraduate and graduate candidates. The posts include Guard, Clerks, Assistant and Typist, Apprentice with a total of 35208 Vacancies. RRB NTPC is thus highly searched for exam since its recruitment notice has been issued.
RRB is the organizing body for the NTPC Exam across India and is yet to be conducted. Eligibility conditions for the exam is at least a 12th Pass for Junior Clerk cum Typist, Accounts Clerk cum Typist, Junior Time Keeper, Trains Clerk, Commercial cum Ticket Clerk. The Graduate Level Posts are Traffic Assistant, Goods Guard, Senior Commercial cum Ticket Clerk, Senior Clerk cum Typist, Junior Account Assistant cum Typist, Senior Time Keeper, Commercial Apprentice, Station Master.
We hope the basic idea of NTPC is now understood through the information provided for both exam and the company. Aspirants of the government exam should stay alert for the updates on RRB NTPC 2019-20. Keep visiting Careerpower.in for all important government exams.