IOCL invites applications for Apprenticeship at Barauni Refinery

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Oct 15, 2016

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Indian Oil Corporation Limited, IOCL invites applications from eligible candidates to engage as Apprentices at its Barauni Refinery at Begusarai, Bihar. The largest commercial undertaking in India and a Fortune “Global 500” Company, IOCL as a measure of Skill Building Initiative for the nation invites the applications from the interested candidates meeting the eligibility as mentioned.

The Ace Commercial Undertaking, IOCL is one of the leading Oil Corporation of the nation that invites application for various job openings at various plants and refineries across the nation.

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IOCL Recruitment Dates

The candidates are required to follow the IOCL Recruitment dates mentioned below to stay updated about the IOCL Recruitment events.




Tentative Date of Written Test for all disciplines : 20.11.2016

Tentative dates for Personal Interview for all disciplines : 21.11.2016 to 25.11.2016

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IOCL Apprenticeship Vacancy Details

IOCL releases vacancy details for IOCL Apprentice Recruitment 2016. The applications are invited for a total of 46 job openings at the Barauni refinery. The table below states the IOCL Vacancies for the upcoming session.

Trade/ Discipline Period of Apprentice- ship (Months) Nos. of apprenti ces required Reservation Requirement Consolidated Stipend per month
Trade Apprentice/ Attendant Operator
(Chemical Plant)
18 14 08 02 00 04 01 1st Year-Rs. 6970/-,
2nd Year-Rs. 7220/-
Trade Apprentice
12 04 02 01 00 01 -- Rs. 6970/-
Trade Apprentice
36 03 02 00 00 01 -- 1st Year-Rs. 6490/-
2nd Year-Rs. 6700/-
3rd Year-Rs. 6970/-
Technician Apprentice Discipline-Chemical 12 14 08 02 00 04 -- Rs. 7530/-
12 04 02 01 00 01 01 Rs. 7530/-
Discipline - Electrical
12 05 03 01 00 01 -- Rs. 7530/-
Technician Apprentice Discipline-
12 02 02 00 00 00 -- Rs. 7530/-
TOTAL 46 27 7 0 12 2 --

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IOCL Eligibility

Along with the vacancy, IOCL also published the eligibility required for the various job openings at IOCL . The candidates should have completed B.Sc or Diploma in various Engineering programmes to apply for the posts mentioned below. The Eligibility for various IOCL Apprentice Job Openings are mentioned below. Reference is to be taken from the mentioned.

Code Trade/ Discipline Prescribed Qualification
101 Trade Apprentice/ Attendant Operator
(Chemical Plant)
3 years Full time
B.Sc.(Physics, Maths, Chemistry/Industrial Chemistry)
102 Trade Apprentice
Matric with 2(Two) year
ITI (Fitter) course
103 Trade Apprentice
3 years Full time B.Sc.
(Physics, Maths, Chemistry/Industrial Chemistry)
104 Technician Apprentice Discipline-Chemical Minimum 3 years full time,
regular/ sandwich Diploma in Chemical Engineering / Refinery & Petrochemicals
105 Technician
Minimum 3 years full time,
regular/ sandwich Diploma in Mechanical Engineering
106 Technician
Discipline - Electrical
Minimum 3 years full time,
regular/ sandwich Diploma in Electrical Engineering
107 Technician Apprentice Discipline-
Minimum 3 years full time,
regular/ sandwich Diploma in Instrumentation/
Instrumentation & Electronics / Instrumentation & Control

Age Limit

The candidates applying for the vacancy mentioned above under IOCL Recruitment at its Barauni Refinery should be within the mentioned age limit. The candidates’ age as on September 30 should be within the following Age limits.

Minimum: 18 Years

Maximum: 24 years

Candidates belonging to the SC/ST Category are given relaxation of 5 years, while the candidates belonging to OBC Category are provided 3 years age relaxation. Candidates claiming PWD Category are provided relaxation of 10 years, upto 15 years for PWD Candidates under SC/ST category and 13 Years for candidates under OBC Category.

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IOCL Selection Process

The candidates will be selected on the basis of  the written test followed by the personal interview of the shortlisted candidates. The candidates will have to qualify successfully through each stage of Selection Process.

The Written Test will be of two hours duration and will hold a weight of 85%. The Interview of the shortlisted candidates will hold weight of 15%.  A final Merit List will be prepared based upon the marks scored by the candidates in the written test and the personal interview that follows.

The candidates will only considered for the merit List prepared for the IOCL Recruitment if the total marks obtained by the candidates. Following is the qualifying marks required by the candidates to be considered in the IOCL Recruitment Merit List. The General Candidates need to score 40% of the total collective marks to be considered for the merit list, relaxation of 5% is provided to the candidates belonging to the SC/ST category.

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IOCL Recruitment General Instructions

The Candidates are required to follow the mentioned instructions while filling the IOCL Recruitment Application Form. Reference should be taken from the mentioned.

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  • Candidates are advised to carefully read the full advertisement for details of educational qualification and other eligibility criteria before submission of on-line application on ii.
  • While the tentative dates for written test and interview have been notified, the exact date of written test/ interview shall be communicated separately. Any corrigendum/addendum etc. or updates with regard to this advertisement shall be made available on our website only. Candidates are thus advised to periodically visit our above website as all future correspondence and latest information with regards to written test/interview shall be only on our website and/ or the email provided by the candidate during application process.
  • All the candidates are advised to keep the printout of the online application form for reference as candidates are required to quote their application no. and date of birth for downloading call letters from website iv.
  • Cut Off date: The candidate must possess the prescribed qualification, age etc. as on 30.09.2016.
  • Candidates registered with Local/ State Employment Exchange (s)/Vocational Rehabilitation Centre for Person with Disability (PWD) and meeting the prescribed eligibility criteria, whose name are sponsored to Barauni Refinery against this notification are advised to apply Online, failing which their candidature will not be considered.
  • Latest Caste certificate is to be produced by reserved category candidates in the proforma prescribed by the Govt. and issued by Competent Authority only.
  • For Discipline code 101 and 105: PWD candidates with less than 40% of permanent disability are NOT eligible. The PWD candidates are required to submit a Disability Certificate issued by Competent Authority as per the Persons with Disabilities (equal Opportunities, Protection of Rights and Full Participation) Amended Rules, 2009, failing which their candidature as PWD candidates will not be considered. Persons with Disabilities [OH and HH] must be capable of performing the task assigned to them / take instructions using suitable aids and appliances.
  • For claiming the benefit of OBC category, the candidate should submit a latest caste certificate in the proforma prescribed by Govt. of India, which would, among others, specifically mention that the candidate does not belong to the persons/sections (creamy layer) as mentioned in column 3 of the schedule to the Department of Personnel & Training, Government of India OM No. 36012/22/93-Estt.(SCT) dated 08.09.1993. Candidates belonging to OBC category but failing in creamy layer are not entitled to OBC reservation benefits. Accordingly such candidates may choose to apply for the positions provided they meet the age criteria applicable to UR candidates and indicate their category as “UR”. Indian Oil Corporation Ltd. (Barauni Refinery) being a Central Public Sector Undertaking, only those communities that are mentioned in the common list of OBC approved by Central Government shall be treated as OBC for the purpose of reservation.
  • Candidates have to apply for ANY ONE TRADE/ DISCIPLINE ONLY. Candidates applying for more than one Trade/discipline will not be considered and their applications will be summarily rejected.
  • Candidates with qualification acquired through Distance Learning Mode or Part Time Mode or Correspondence Mode shall not be considered.
  • Wherever CGPA/OGPA or Letter Grade is awarded in the Diploma/ Degree examination, its equivalent aggregate percentage of marks must be indicated in the Online Application Form as per the norms adopted by University/ Institute.
  • Candidates possessing higher professional qualifications such as BE or equivalent, MBA or equivalent or MCA shall NOT be considered. Suppression of information regarding possession or pursuing higher qualification shall render a candidate ineligible for consideration at any stage of selection & termination any time during engagement / employment, if engaged / recruited.
  • The candidature of the applicant would be provisional and subject to subsequent verification of certificates/testimonials. In case it is detected at any stage of engagement or thereafter, that a candidate does not fulfil the eligibility norms and/or that he/she has furnished any incorrect/doctored/false, information/certificate/documents or has suppressed any material fact(s), his/her candidature will stand cancelled. If any of these shortcomings is/are detected even after engagement/appointment if any, his/her engagement/ services are liable to be terminated.
  • Engagement of selected candidates is subject to his/her being declared medically fit as per the requirement of the Corporation. All such engagement will also be subject to all relevant Rules/policies/guidelines of the Corporation.
  • The decision of Management will be final and binding on all candidates on all matters relating to eligibility, acceptance or rejection of the applications, mode of selection, cancellation of the selection process either in part or full, etc. No correspondence will be entertained in this regard. Filling up of the seats is solely at the discretion of the management based on suitability of candidates and no claim will arise for engagement, if some of these seats are not filled due to unsuitability / insufficient number of candidates.
  • Applications/ Registration which are incomplete or are received in any other mode/form, or not fulfilling the eligibility criteria and/or those received after the last date of receipt of applications shall not be considered ‘Eligible’ and treated as “Rejected”. Canvassing of any kind shall disqualify the candidate.
  • Mere selection in written examination or interview or empanelment after the selection process shall not confer any right of engagement to the applicants.
  • Any resultant dispute arising out of this advertisement shall be subject to the sole jurisdiction of the Courts situated at Begusarai.

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