CESC Reviews

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Sumantra Banerjee
7 Ratings

    Great company

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    Former Employee - Mains Engineer  in  Calcutta (India)
    Former Employee - Mains Engineer in Calcutta (India)

    I worked at CESC full-time for more than 3 years


    You'll work in a rather homely environment
    lots and literally lots to learn


    salaries are low compared to other MNCs
    feels stagnant after few years
    slightly orthodox and takes time to reach next promotion

    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

CESC Interviews

Updated Jul 1, 2014
Updated Jul 1, 2014

Interview Experience

Interview Experience


Getting an Interview

Getting an Interview


Interview Difficulty


Interview Difficulty




    Junior Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Calcutta (India)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Calcutta (India)
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 5 weeks - interviewed at CESC.

    Interview Details

    Recruitment was for summer internship along with possibility for PPO. First round was a written test with Multiple Choice Questions. Questions were technical with Mechanical and Electrical Students to solve separate question set related to their department. Questions were mostly conceptual all thru 1st to 3rd yr of study. No numericals. Second round was PI. Mixed questions both technical and HR were asked. Students having accommodation arrangement in Kolkata were seemed to get advantage.

    Interview Questions
    • Why would you like to join our company when so many companies offer internship alongwith PPO?   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Easy Interview

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Website www.cesc.co.in
Headquarters Kolkata, India
Size Unknown
Founded Unknown
Type Company - Private
Industry Oil, Gas, Energy & Utilities
Revenue $5 to $10 billion (USD) per year

Power to the people is both the philosophy of the West Bengal Government and the practice of publicly traded CESC, the sole power provider in Kolkata (formerly known as Calcutta) and surrounding areas of eastern India. The utility transmits and distributes electricity to nearly 2.3 million customers and has a generating capacity of about 1,000 MW from four coal-fired generating stations (Budge Budge, New Cross pore, Southern, and Titagarh. CESC's distribution network includes 9,300 circuit miles of power cable and 5,000 transformers.The company is controlled by RPG... More

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