The largest commercial undertaking in India, Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL) is one of the prestigious oil and gas company with registered office at Mumbai and primarily headquartered in New Delhi. Commonly known as Indian Oil, it offers a world of opportunities in the pipeline, refineries, terminals, marketing units such as Aviation Fuel Stations, LPG bottling plants, bulk storage terminals, Retail/ Lubricants sales/ Consumer, and at the R&D Centre at the entry-level.
IOCL recruits bright and qualified people for its executive cadre. It follows the campus and open recruitment criteria for hiring. For campus recruitment, the corporation visits the IITs, IIMs, NITs and other reputed non-technical and technical institutes of the country for recruiting engineering students and management graduates. It visits the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) for selecting Chartered Accountants.
For open recruitment, IOCL broadcast advertisement in leading national dailies and in the official website too. Every year, IOCL recruits candidates for different profiles. Last year if you missed up an opportunity, then this year, make sure to check the latest IOCL recruitment notification updates. Once you get a notification, check your eligibility and apply for the same. Then you have to clear the selection rounds i.e. written test, group discussion/ group task and interview.
Recruitment of Engineers/ Officers in IOCL
Every year, the corporation releases vacancies for engineers of various branches. You need to get a good score in GATE as for some posts the recruitment is based on the GATE exam. Don’t worry if your score is not good as for some posts separate exam is conducted. The various posts available are Jr. Engineer Assistant, Assistant Officer (Quality Control), Graduate Engineers for recruitment as Engineers/Officers and Post Graduate Engineers for recruitment as Research Officers in Research & Development Centre.
The age of candidates belonging to the general category should not be more than 28 years and the minimum age limit is 18 years. There is relaxation in upper age limit. For the post of Graduate Engineer candidates must have B.E/ B.Tech degree in Mechanical/ Civil/ Electrical/ Instrumentation/ Chemical/ Electronics/ Metallurgical/ Petrochemical Engineering from a AICTE approved university. For applying Post Graduate Engineers as Research Officers in Research & Development Centre one must have a Master’s Degree. Candidates must have completed a diploma in the discipline of Electrical/ Mechanical/ Electronics Engineering for Jr. Engineer Assistant post.
Trade/ Technician Apprentice Recruitment
IOCL invites applications for the Post of Technician (Mechanical, Electrical, Instrumentation, Civil) & Trade (Fitter, Electrician, Electronics Mechanic, Instrument Mechanic, Machinist) Apprentice. For submitting an application, the required age limit is minimum 18 years and maximum of 24 years. It is important to have an ITI diploma after 10th standard to apply for the vacancy of Trade/ Technician Apprentice. Selection is based on merit.
India’s flagship national oil company, Indian Oil Corporation Ltd (IOCL) is a dream company for many job aspirants and a great organisation to work with. I must say that with immense growing and learning opportunities it is the most coveted job among graduates.
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