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IOCL 2020 Exam: Exam Pattern, Preparation Tips, & Study Material

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Sep 25, 2020

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Sudeshna Bhar

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The Indian Oil Corporation Limited has released a notification regarding the IOCL 2020 Recruitment for the posts of Trade and Technician Apprentice on the official website of IOCL – iocl.com. This notification has offered a total of 500 vacancies across India. However, the exam dates have not yet been announced. Catch up on IOCL 2020 Recruitment News

IOCL also recruits graduate engineers through GATE. GATE is the primary criteria to apply for available positions. In some cases, IOCL recruits without GATE score. Check IOCL Recruitment through GATE

If you have been ae to apply for your desired posts and wish to be recruited in one of the most prestigious government sector of India, start preparing today. You can start off with the preparation by taking the first step - knowing IOCL Exam Pattern. 


ICOL 2020 Exam Pattern

Candidates who have decided to prepare for the ICOL 2020 Exam, must be aware of the latest exam pattern of IOCL 2020 Exam as per different posts. Before jumping into straight exam pattern. Let us look at the IOCL Exam Pattern which is very crucial. 

The IOCL test will be bilingual (English and Hindi) and will comprise 90 minutes. The IOCL Paper Structure for various posts is given below:

Trade Apprentice Accountant

Section

Total Marks

Generic Aptitude including Quantitative Aptitude

30

Reasoning Abilities

30

Basic English Language Skills

40

Trade Apprentice (Data Entry Operator)

Section

Total Marks

General Aptitude and Reasoning Abilities

25

Basic English Language Skills

25

Quantitative Aptitude

25

General Awareness

25

Trade Apprentice (Fitter/Electrician/Electronics Mechanic/Instrument Mechanic/Machinist) & Technician Apprentice (Mechanical/Electrical/Instrumentation/Civil/Electrical & Electronics/Electronics):

Section

Total Marks

Technical Acumen in relevant discipline

40

Generic Aptitude including Quantitative Aptitude

20

Reasoning Abilities

20

Basic English Language Skills

20

IOCL 2016 Preparation Tips

The PSU exam can be cracked into two sections i.e. technical and non- technical. Candidates should be prepared for both the sections. Half of the questions are asked from technical questions. Rest of the questions are from General awareness and numerical ability. The level of difficulty in technical section is very high. Candidates need to prepare hard for this section and they can easily score in non- technical section. Here,  some of the preparation tips are following:

  • The candidates have the determination and confidence that they will clear PSU exam with good score. They must have clear understanding about IOCL exam pattern, syllabus & study material.
  • Time management plays an important role to clear the exam. Read and revise all the topics.
  • A proper analysis of the exam must be done by candidates are covered and must exclude the unworthy sections.
  • Candidate should mainly focus on the technical section that will help to build confidence level.
  • They should read different books for each section. This will help to gain specialization in technical and non- technical sections.
  • Solve the previous year questions and sample papers daily. It will help to find the level of preparation.

Section wise preparation Strategy for IOCL 2016 Exam

Quantitative Aptitude: This section evaluates numerical and problem-solving skill-based questions. Further, there are questions from the English language like grammar usage, comprehension etc. Candidate should know the basic fundamentals, formula, shortcuts. These are key to preparation for this section.

General Awareness: It is mainly focused on current affairs, history, geography, politics etc. Candidate should read the newspaper daily and also cover the magazines.

Technical Section: This section consists of questions from subjects of engineering like Mechanical/ Electrical/ IT etc. Candidate can solve the technical section questions from sample papers.


Important Books for IOCL Exam

If a candidate wants to crack the PSU exam. They need a good reference book to be shortlisted for IOCL Recruitment. Here, some important books for section-wise preparation are as follow:

IOCL Exam Section IOCL Preparation Books ISBN
Quant/ Math Magical Book on Quicker Math’s 8190458922
General Awareness Lucent General Knowledge 9384761540
Technical Section Disha Publication 9386146258

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

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