IOCL Apprentice Recruitment 2018: 350 Vacancies by February 2018

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Feb 12, 2018

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Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL) is inviting applications for IOCL Trade Apprentice/Technician/Accountant at its operating locations. The online application for the recruitment is available from February 5 – 20, 2018 at

  • The date of Written Test and Personal Interview for all disciplines will soon be updated.
  • A total of 350 vacancies are offered by the company in various trades under Apprentice Act, 1961/1973.
  • The probation duration of the apprentices will long for a period of one year.
  • Candidates are required to undergo Written Test and Personal Interview after online registration.

Indian Oil Corporation Limited is India’s largest commercial enterprise and an Indian PSU. One can find its refineries spread across the nation which includes- Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and Dadar and Nagar Haveli.

IOCL Trade Apprentice 2018 Important Dates

Event Date
Commencement of Online Application February 5, 2018
Closure of Online Application February 20, 2018
Written Test Date (tentative) To be informed
Personal Interview Date (tentative) To be informed

Note: Dates mentioned for written test and personal interview are tentative and may subject to change as per IOCL. Confirmed dates would be communicated on the official website of IOCL-

IOCL Trade Apprentice - Vacancy Details

Name of State Vacancy
Maharashtra 162
Gujarat 105
Goa 08
Madhya Pradesh 58
Chhattisgarh 14
Dadra and Nagar Haveli 03

Trade Apprentice Monthly Stipend

After the clearance of both exams- written and personal interview, IOCL pays monthly stipend to the apprentice associates. According to the notification, apprentices are offered monthly stipend "Consolidated stipend payable will be as per Apprenticeship Rules with an additional amount of INR 2500 Consolidated stipend is subject to the periodic revision in minimum wages as applicable to particular operating location."

Trade Apprentice Age Limit

For the unreserved category, candidates must be between the age group of 18 to 24 years as on January 31, 2018. But, SC and ST category has a grace of 5 years, 3 years for OBC and 10 years for PwD category.

Trade Apprentice Educational Qualification Required

  1. For the discipline code 1-18 and 31-36: candidate should possess a degree from a recognized university/Institute as full time and regular course in the relevant discipline. General and OBC need to attain 50% in aggregate while SC/ST/PwD need 45% to qualify.
  2. For the code 19-30: For Discipline code 1-18 & 31-36: The qualification prescribed shall be from a recognized University/Institute as full time, regular course in relevant disciplines. The candidate must attain minimum 50% marks in aggregate for General and OBC while 45% in aggregate for SC/ST/PwD.

Requirement while filling IOCL’s online application form:

  1. The candidate must have an active mobile number and an e-mail ID which should be valid for at least one year. All the communications will be through the SMS/E-mail/
  2. The candidate must possess all the required documents pertaining to age, caste, qualification, scanned copy of signature in jpg format (not exceeding 50 kb) and a colored photograph at the time of filling the form.
  3. After successful submission of the online application, candidate must take a print of the same for any future reference.

IOCL Trade Apprentice 2018 Application

Below are the given steps to submit online application for IOCL Recruitment 2018:

  1. Go to the official website of IOCL i.e.
  2. Find and click on the link ‘Latest Job Openings’ which is available under ‘Career’ section provided on the homepage.
  3. Check the eligibility details and read the official notifications.
  4. Click on the link ‘Apply Online’ under the given notification.
  5. Fill the form.
  6. Upload all the required documents.
  7. Pay the mentioned figure based on the notification provided.
  8. Click the ‘Submit’ button on the screen which is followed by an acknowledgement screen.
  9. Take a print of the acknowledgement screen and send it along with the required documents at the following address:

Dy. General Manager (HR),
Indian Oil Corporation Ltd.,
Panipat Refinery & Petrochemical Complex
P.O. Panipat Refinery, Panipat, Haryana-132140

IOCL Trade Apprentice 2018 Selection Criteria

The selection of the candidates is purely based on written test which carries the weightage of 85% and rest 15% for personal interview. The final selection is carried out on merit basis by considering aggregate marks in both the rounds. The unreserved category must score at least 40% in each round. For SC/ST, PwD, they need to attain at the least 5% to qualify.

*The article might have information for the previous academic years, please refer the official website of the exam.