IOCL Recruitment 2018 for Trade/ Technician Apprentices post

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Aug 28, 2017

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IOCL is recruiting for the 84 posts of Tarde Apprentice at Panipat Refinery. The application form is available from February 06, 2018 to February 26, 2018 (tentative). The eligibility criteria are varying according to the posts.

The selection of candidates will be done through written test followed by a personal interview. The written test is to be held on March 19, 2018. The result for written test will be declared on the same day.

Here, we are providing the post wise details for vacancies in IOCL 2018 as mentioned below:

Post code Trade Months of training No. of posts
101 Trade Apprentice (Chemical plant) 18 months 20
102 Trade Apprentice (Fitter) 12 months 20
104 Technician Apprentice (Chemical) 12 months 19
105 Technician Apprentice (Mechanical) 12 months 04
106 Technician Apprentice (Electrical) 12 months 18
107 Technician Apprentice (Instrumentation) 12 months 03

IOCL Recruitment 2018 Eligibility

Candidates who wish to apply for various posts of IOCL have to fulfill the complete eligibility criteria prescribed by the official authority. The required eligibility to apply for various posts under IOCL Recruitment is given below:

  • For Trade Apprentice (Chemical Plant), candidates must have full-time B.Sc degree with PCM subject group from a recognized University or Institute. 
  • For Fitter post, they should be passed in 10th standard with two years ITI (fitter) course.
  • For other posts, they must have full time diploma in Chemical/ Mechanical/ Electrical/ Instrumentation and Control Engineering.
  • Applicants must have obtained at least 50% of marks in their prescribed qualification. Reserved category candidates are relaxed by 5% of marks in aggregate.

Age Limit

Candidates should be more than 18 years in age and not be more than 24 years. There is a relaxation in age of 5 years for SC/ ST category and 3 years for OBC category. The age limit will be calculated as on January 31, 2018.

How to Apply for IOCL 2018

The registration is done in online mode. Candidates wishing to apply can submit the application form on the official website of Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL). The last date of application form submission is February 26, 2018. Applications received after the due date will not be accepted. 

Candidates willing to apply for IOCL Recruitment for mentioned posts. They can check the following steps which are given below:

IOCL Recruitment Process

1.Go to the official website of IOCL

2.Click on the engagement of apprentices at Panipat refinery

3.Download the application form in the prescribed format

4.Fill up the personal, qualification and work experience details in the application form.

5.Upload the scanned copy of recent photograph and signature in JPG format.

6.Verify the entered details in the application form before click on the submit button.

IOCL 2018 Selection Process

Candidates will be selected on the basis of written test conducted by IOCL. Shortlisted candidates on the basis of their performance in written test will be called for personal interview. Qualified candidates in interview round will be recruited for the post. 

  • The duration of the test is two hours. Candidates will have to qualify the written test to go for personal interview.
  • They have to secure minimum 40% of marks at each stage for qualifying the selection process.
  • The final merit list will be prepared on the basis of performance of candidates in both rounds.
  • After that, they will undergo in the process training period. After the successful completion of training period, they will be selected as a permanent employee.

The ratio of marks for written test and personal interview will be 85:15. The shortlisted candidates will be drawn on the basis of marks secured inn the written test in the ratio of 1:3. In the case, if two candidates will obtain same marks in the final merit list. The candidate with prior date of birth will be selected for the mentioned post.


The stipend of INR 6,970 will be paid to the candidates selected as Attendant operator and Fitter. For further posts, such as Technician Apprentice in Mechanical/ Electrical/ Instrumentation an amount of INR 7,530 will be given.

A pair of shoes and a helmet will be provided to the apprentices as personal protective equipment. Besides these, medical facility, HRA, personal allowances, leave & holidays, insurance coverage will be provided to the employees.

General Instructions

There are some general instructions notified by IOCL to the aspiring candidates. They can check the following points which are given below:

  • The candidate must have an active email ID and mobile phone number which must remain valid for at least next one year.
  • Candidates should ensure that they are medically fit as per IOCL Pre-employment medical standard.
  • They will have to produce all the original certificates including qualification, caste, work experience certificates at the time of personal interview.
  • In case the date of Declaration of result is not mentioned in the Mark Sheet, the candidate must submit a certificate mentioning the date of publication of result from where the candidate pursued his Diploma course, along with his application form.
  • For any further clarification, candidate can contact the phone no. 018022043/48. Canvassing in any form is liable to lay down a candidate not eligible.

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