Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL) Recruitment 2022 Engineers/Officers and Engagement as Graduate Apprentice Engineers through GATE-2022

Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL) Recruitment of Engineers/Officers and Engagement as Graduate Apprentice Engineers through GATE-2022.

Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL) Recruitment 2022

Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL) is a diversified, Integrated Energy Major with presence in Oil, Gas, Petrochemicals and Alternative Energy sources. Empowered with the ‘Maharatna’ status, the organization renders overriding prominence to the energy needs of the country and aspires to be ‘The Energy of India’ and ‘A Globally Admired Company’.

Indian Oil Corporation Limited has been featuring year after year among India’s Best Companies to Work For and has been recognized as Best Employer among Nation-Builders. Delivering Energy at the Doorstep and Services at a Click, Indian Oil has recorded an all-time high Profit After Tax of Rs. 21,836 Crore in FY 2020- 21 and is on path to an even greater glory. The organization is propelled to perfection by its high-caliber people adopting best practices aided by state-of-the-art technologies, cutting-edge R&D.

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To fuel its future growth, Indian Oil is looking for energetic and dedicated Graduate Engineers with bright academic record to join the Organization as Engineers/Officers from following Disciplines:

  1. Chemical Engineering
  2. Civil Engineering
  3. Computer Sc and Engineering
  4. Electrical Engineering
  • Instrumentation Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Metallurgical Engineering

Additionally, few candidates would also be selected for Engagement as Graduate Apprentice Engineers (GAEs) in line with Apprenticeship Act, 1961 (and subsequent amendments thereafter) from following disciplines.

  1. Chemical Engineering
  2. Civil Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering

GAEs are offered lump sum monthly stipend and on the basis of their satisfactory performance during the apprenticeship period, they may be absorbed in the Corporation in the pay scale applicable to induction level officers at the time of such absorption.

Eligibility Criteria: Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL)

Candidates meeting eligibility criteria as below may apply for the advertised positions

  1.1  Who can ApplyOnly Indian Nationals are eligible to apply.Applicants must have appeared and qualified in GATE 2022 from any one of the disciplines mentioned in para 1.2 below.
 a. Candidates must have qualified in the GATE 2022 examination from one of the following disciplines in order to be eligible to apply for the advertised posts:
 Chemical Engineering                        (GATE 2022 code: CH)Civil Engineering                                 (GATE 2022 code: CE)Computer Sc & Engineering            (GATE 2022 code: CS)Electrical Engineering                        (GATE 2022 code: EE)Instrumentation Engineering          (GATE 2022 code: IN)Mechanical Engineering                    (GATE 2022 code: ME)Metallurgical Engineering                (GATE 2022 code: MT)
  Eligible 1.2   Disciplines (GATE 2022)b.      A candidate can apply in IOCL only in any one of the aforesaid disciplines. However, in order to apply, the candidate must have qualified GATE 2022 examination in the said discipline and also done his/her BE/B.Tech from the same discipline [including corresponding engineering disciplines mentioned in para 1.3]
 For example:
 In case a candidate has qualified in GATE 2022 from 2 papers – say Electrical Engg and Instrumentation Engg – and has done BE/B.Tech in Instrumentation Engg, then the candidate can apply only in Instrumentation Engg and not in Electrical Engg for this recruitment.
 c.     Qualifying in GATE 2022 from disciplines other than 07 (Seven) disciplines mentioned above shall not be accepted towards eligibility for the advertised post.
 d. GATE marks of previous years (GATE 2021 or before) shall also not be accepted.
Engineering Discipline in BE/B.Tech Eligible GATE 2022 discipline Chemical Engineering (including Petrochemicals/Polymer/ Plastic Engineering but excluding Rubber/ Oil/ Paint Technology/ Surfactant Technology/Ceramics Engineering etc.)   Chemical Engg GATE Code – CH Civil             Engineering             (excluding                 Construction /Environmental/Transportation Engineering etc.) Civil  Engg GATE Code – CE Computer Science & Engineering (Including Information Technology Engineering but excluding Information & Communications Technology etc).   Computer Science GATE Code – CS Electrical Engineering (including Electrical & Electronics Engineering but excluding Electrical & Communication/ Power Engineering/ Telecommunication Engineering etc.) Electrical Engineering GATE Code – EE Instrumentation Engineering (including Electronics & Instrumentation Engineering/ Instrumentation & Control Engineering but excluding Electronics & Communication Engineering/Telecommunication Engineering etc.)   Instrumentation Engineering GATE Code – IN Mechanical Engineering (excluding Automation/ Automobile/ Industrial/ Manufacturing/ Power/ Production Engineering/ Mining Engineering & Technology, Mining & Machinery/Marine Engineering/ Robotics/ Welding etc.)   Mechanical Engineering GATE Code – ME   Metallurgical Engineering including Mineral/ Material Sciences Metallurgical Engineering GATE Code – MT    

Qualifying Degree: Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL)

B.Tech./BE /Equivalent as Full-time Regular course from Institutions/ Colleges/ Universities/ Deemed Universities duly recognized by AICTE/UGC in anyone of the following disciplines:

1.3 Educational Qualification and Degree

(Qualifying Degree)

  • Candidates pursuing/completed their graduation (BE/B.Tech) in combined/ integrated disciplines/ inter-disciplinary subjects like Mechatronics/ Robotics etc will not be eligible.
    • Candidates having qualifying degree from a discipline other than those above are not eligible to apply. The Corporation reserves the right to take a final decision in considering an Engineering discipline eligible in case different from those mentioned above.
                          Candidates pursuing 1.4         M.Tech/ Integrated course / Dual Course / PG CoursesCandidates who have completed/are pursuing M.Tech in any disciplines are also eligible to apply provided they have appeared in GATE 2022 examination in the eligible discipline (para 1.2) and completed B.Tech./BE in one of the mentioned disciplines (para 1.3) as mentioned above. Example: A candidate who is pursuing/has completed M.Tech in Power Systems (which is not an eligible discipline under this recruitment process) but has done B.Tech./BE in Electrical Engineering (which is an eligible discipline under this recruitment process) is eligible to apply only if the candidate has appeared and qualified in GATE – 2022 in Electrical Engineering discipline (which is an eligible discipline). However, vice versa instances of this example will not be considered towards meeting eligibility for applying to the advertised positions under Electrical Engg displine. Candidates pursuing Integrated ME/ M.Tech where separate degrees for BE/B.Tech and ME/M.Tech. are awarded are eligible to apply, only if they have completed (or are completing) the course requirement for award of BE/ B.Tech in one of the Engineering disciplines mentioned above (para 1.3) and have completed (or are completing) ME/ M.Tech by 30th September, 2022.Such candidates must have both BE/B.Tech and ME/M.Tech degrees by 30th September, 2022, if selected in Indian Oil.If a candidate who is pursuing/completed integrated ME/M.Tech programme and is awarded two separate degrees i.e. BE/B.Tech and ME/M.Tech, then the percentage of marks/CGPA obtained by the candidates in BE/BTech only will be considered to determine the eligibility of the candidate.If a single degree i.e. ME/M.Tech is awarded to the candidate at the end of integrated ME/M.Tech program, then the percentage of marks/CGPA obtained by the candidates in ME/M.Tech program only will be considered to determine the eligibility of the candidate.
          1.5      Upper Age LimitUpper Age Limit: Age Limit: Candidates applying from General/EWS category should not be more than 26 years as on 30th June 2022. Relaxation to candidates applying from other categories shall apply as per government guidelines. Following cut off on Date of Birth shall apply:                 Certificate issued by a Board of Secondary Education for passing Matriculation/Higher Secondary mentioning the date of birth shall be the only acceptable document in support of proof of age.
                      Minimum Marks in 1.6             Qualifying Degree  Candidates should have secured following minimum marks in qualifying degree examination:   Category                                                             Minimum % Marks General/OBC(NCL)/EWS                                                                                                                                   65% Scheduled Caste (SC)/Scheduled Tribe (ST)/ PwBD                                                                                                                                   55% Calculation of percentage of marks in the qualifying degree would be governed by institute/university rules. Candidates currently in final year/final semester of their qualifying degree may also apply subject to obtaining minimum marks as mentioned above from aggregate of marks obtained in minimum 07 (seven) semesters declared so far. However, if selected, they would be allowed to join only if, besides meeting other eligibility criteria, their aggregate marks in the qualifying examination is equal/more than the minimum percentage of Marks as prescribed above. Such candidates should also be in a position to submit their final mark sheet by 30th September, 2022.Wherever final marks in the qualifying degree have been awarded as letter grade (CGPA/GPI/SGPA etc), equivalent percentage of marks shall be adopted from conversion formula issued by respective institute/university for establishing eligibility criteria. Such candidates would be required to submit the conversion certificate issued by the concerned institute/university at the time of Personal Interview, if shortlisted. However, in case the institute does not follow any conversion formula for converting CGPA to Percentage, IOCL shall be at liberty to arrive at equivalent percentage of marks following its own conversion formula.
  Category Born on/after dates Non PwBD PwBD General, EWS 01st July 1996 01st July 1986 OBC (Non-Creamy Layer) 01st July 1993 01st July 1983 SC, ST 01st July 1991 01st July 1981 Ex-Servicemen and Commissioned Officers including ECOs/SSCOs As per extant guidelines of Government of India.    
                          1.7   Reservation in postsReservation of posts for candidates from EWS/OBC(NCL)/SC/ST/PwBD categories will be available as per directives of Government of India.Candidates belonging to EWS/OBC(NCL)/SC/ST/PwBD should have valid certificate in support of their claim of belonging to such category, to be eligible for claiming reservation under the respective category.For getting the benefits of reservation under OBC(NCL) category:Name of caste to which candidate belongs must appear in the Central List of Other Backward Classes of respective state as notified by Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Govt. of India for appointment to posts under GOI and Central Govt. Public Sector Undertakings. The name of the caste mentioned in the certificate should be spelled exactly in the same manner as appearing in the central list.Candidates should be able to produce caste certificate issued by the competent authority in the latest prescribed format applicable for purpose of reservation in appointment to posts under Government of India/Central Government Public Sector Undertaking.The certificate must contain date of issue along with name of caste, spelled exactly in the same manner as appearing in the central list.The OBC category candidates who belong to “CREAMY LAYER” are not entitled for OBC(NCL) concession/reservation and such candidates shall have to apply as “General” category candidate.For getting the benefits of reservation under SC/ST category:Name of caste to which candidate belongs must appear in the Central List of SC/ST of respective state as notified by Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Govt. of India.The caste certificate must contain date of issue along with name of caste.The candidates need to furnish their SC/ST certificate as per the latest format prescribed by Government of India.For getting the benefits of reservation under EWSs category:The Income and Asset Certificate shall be valid for the financial year 2022-23 and shall be prepared on the basis of income and asset verification for the financial year 2021-22.Name of the caste should be clearly mentioned in the aforesaid certificate.Applicant’s photo on the certificate should be duly pasted, signed and stamped by issuing authority.For getting the benefit of reservation under PwBD category: The candidate should meet following criteria to claim relaxation/reservation under PwBD categoryNature of Disability – PermanentDegree of Disability – Minimum 40%PwBD certificate as per latest format applicable to relevant category of disability.
      1.8      Physical FitnessPre Employment Medical Examination Guidelines (PEME Guidelines) – Final selection of candidates is subject to meeting the physical fitness criteria as described in the PEME guidelines. Therefore, Candidates are advised to go through the ‘Guidelines and Criteria for Physical Fitness for Pre-employment Medical Examination’ placed on the registration portal and should satisfy they meet the physical fitness parameters as per the PEME guidelines before commencing filling the ONLINE application. The medical report towards physical fitness – as per format mentioned in the guidelines shall be required to be submitted by the candidate at the time of joining, if empaneled for the advertised positions.

Application Process: Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL)

Applications for the current recruitment process shall be through ONLINE Mode only.

                            How to applyCandidates must go through this detailed advertisement very carefully and check their eligibility before proceeding to apply ONLINE for the position.The relevant link to apply ONLINE is available on the Indian Oil’s website at on Candidates should click on the ONLINE application link, read the instructions carefully and fill-in the ONLINE application form giving correct and complete information.Candidate should have following documents ready for uploading on the ONLINE portal at the time of registration:Scanned copy of Recent Color Passport Size Photograph, captured in January 2022 or later.Scanned copy of SignaturePrior to applying ONLINE, Candidate will have to register his/her email id and mobile number on the online portal. Once registered, the email id and mobile number cannot be changed. Communications to the candidates shall be made on their registered email id/ mobile number with our portal. Therefore, their email id and mobile number must be valid and should remain active for minimum 01 year from the date of application. Request for change of e-mail ID and mobile number will not be entertained.At the start of application process, candidate will be asked following details on the recruitment portal:Date of Birth (dd-mm-yyyy format)GATE 2022 Registration NumberGATE 2022 DisciplineMarks obtained in GATE 2022 (Out of 100, up to two places of decimal without rounding off). The candidate will be allowed to proceed further in the application process only when the entries made against above queries are found matching with GATE 2022 database.
  • The portal will capture candidate’s photo using candidate’s system camera through its in- built feature. Additionally, candidate will also be required to upload recent most photo (captured in January 2022/onwards) during the application process.
    • Candidate must read the On-Screen instructions very carefully while applying and filling the entries in the ONLINE form. Candidate must keep on verifying their entries repeatedly prior to submitting their ONLINE application, as no request for changes in the entries shall be entertained after submission of the ONLINE application form.
    • Candidates           applying           from           any           of the                           reserved          category (EWS/OBC(NCL)/SC/ST/PwBD) must have relevant and valid document in support of their claim of belonging to reserved category from which they are applying, failing which their candidature may be cancelled. Such candidates must furnish details of such documents in ONLINE application portal wherever asked for.
    • Candidate must keep .pdf format of the ONLINE application form in their safe custody for future reference, if any. Candidates need not send this printout to any office of Indian Oil.
    • Candidates need not submit/upload their EWS/Caste/PwBD certificate at the time of registration. However, they must furnish information sought about such documents in the online application – like issue date, caste serial number as per central list, name of caste, issuing authority etc.
    • Since all the applications will be screened without documentary evidence/ proof, the candidates must satisfy themselves of meeting the eligibility criteria for the position to which they are applying.
    • The candidates should ensure that they fulfill all eligibility criteria and other conditions as specified in this advertisement and that the particulars furnished by them in the online application are complete and correct in all respects.
    • Suppression of any fact may lead to termination of candidature at any stage of selection process or during employment, if selected. Furnishing false information or concealment/suppression of factual information may render the candidate unfit for employment.
    • Mere registration on portal shall not mean that candidate is meeting the eligibility criteria. The same has to be established by producing relevant and valid documents in Original at the time document verification.

In case it is detected at any stage of the selection process that a candidate does not fulfill the eligibility criteria, and/ or that candidate has furnished any incorrect information or has suppressed any material fact(s), his/her candidature may be cancelled, and appointment may be summarily terminated, if selected.

  • Candidature of the candidates not found meeting the prescribed eligibility criteria or submitting false/ incorrect information may be rejected at any stage of selection process.
Candidates presently employed in Government Departments / PSUs / Autonomous Bodies need to submit NOC from competent authority of their current employer at the time of interview.Any canvassing directly or indirectly by the applicant will lead to disqualification of his/ her candidature.Any revision, clarification, addendum, corrigendum, time extension, etc. to the above advertisement will be hosted on “Careers” section of IOCL website: Candidates are requested to visit the website regularly to keep themselves updated.All the details mentioned in the online form will be treated as final and no request for changes will be entertained later on. Therefore, candidates are advised to fill the ONLINE form very carefully making correct entries in the respective fields. An application once submitted shall not be considered for any editing later on.  

Selection Process: Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL)

Selection process shall consist of Group Discussion(GD), Group Task (GT) and Personal Interview (PI). However, eligibility of the candidates shall be verified prior to GD, GT and PI and only those candidates shall be allowed to appear in GD, GT and PI who are meeting the eligibility criteria by furnishing relevant and valid documents in latest formats in Original at the time of document verification.

    3.1      Shortlisting ProcedureOnly those candidates shall be considered for shortlisting for GD, GT and PI who meet all eligibility criteria, applicable to them, as mentioned in this detailed advertisement.Shortlisting of eligible candidates shall be done category wise in descending order of their marks obtained (out of 100) in GATE 2022.Merely qualifying in GATE-2022 examination does not guarantee short-listing for GD, GT and Personal Interview.
      3.2      Document ReadinessCandidates will be allowed to appear in GD, GT and PI only if they meet the eligibility criteria prescribed in the advertisement for recruitment of Engineers/Officers and Engagement of GAEs. Therefore, candidates must be in a position to produce valid and relevant documents in latest formats in Original in support of information furnished by them in their IOCL application form at the time of Document Verification process prior to GD, GT and PI, failing which candidates may not be allowed to participate in GD, GT and PI and may be declared ineligible for the position.Candidates are therefore advised to exercise utmost caution while filling up the application form.
      3.3      Merit ListMerit list shall be prepared only of those candidates who qualify in all of the following components of evaluation process individually as well as consolidated weighted sum of these evaluation components: GATE 2022 (marks out of 100)Group Discussion and Group TaskPersonal Interview

4.0 Other Information: Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL) Recruitment 2022

              4.1            Posting & Nature of Job (Indicative)Posting Depending upon the requirements of the Corporation, selected candidates can be posted to any place in India or any Section / Plant/Unit/Department/Division of the Corporation or Establishment including in any other Associate Subsidiary/ Group Company / Joint Venture companies of the Corporation, including overseas offices at the discretion of the Management without detriment to the emoluments. Refineries Division: May be posted in engineering services, process, production, projects, power plant, maintenance, inspection or in any other discipline as per organization requirement Marketing Division: May be posted in Aviation Services, Engineering, Operations, LPG, Lubes, Maintenance & Inspection, Sales and Marketing or in any other discipline as per organization requirement Pipelines Division: May be posted in operations and maintenance, construction, projects or in any other discipline as per organization requirement Business Development: May be posted in petrochemicals & polymer projects, operations, sales/marketing, gas, renewable energy & sustainable development Exploration & Production or in any other discipline as per organization requirement.
                4.2                Remunerati onCandidates selected as Engineers/Officers will receive a starting Basic Pay of Rs. 50,000/- per month and shall be placed in the pay scale of Rs. 50,000 – 1,60,000. In addition, the selected candidates will receive Dearness Allowance (DA) and other allowances, according to the rules of the Corporation in force, and as amended from time to time.   Other allowances /benefits include HRA/subsidized housing accommodation (depending upon place of posting), medical facilities, gratuity, contributory provident fund, employees’ pension scheme, group personal accident insurance scheme, leave encashment, leave travel concession (LTC)/ LFA, contributory superannuation benefit fund scheme, conveyance advance/ maintenance reimbursement, performance related pay (PRP) etc as per rules of the corporation.   The gross valuation of remuneration to the company will be approx. 16.30 Lacs per annum inclusive of performance related pay (PRP). The actual remuneration may vary depending on place of posting, financial performance of the Corporation and annual performance appraisal of the individual.   Candidates selected as GAEs (Graduate Apprentice Engineer) shall receive a fixed monthly stipend for duration of apprenticeship.
      4.3    Service BondCandidates selected as Officer/Engineer will have to execute a bond to serve the Corporation for a minimum period of three years from the date of joining the corporation as under: Category                                                                                Officers/ Engineers General                                                                                   Rs. Three Lakhs only EWS/OBC(NCL)/SC/ST/ PwBD                               Rs. Fifty Thousand only
  4.4Last                 date application  Last date of applying for posts advertised in this advertisement is 22nd May 2022
4.5Contact UsIn case of any query, Candidates can write to us at [email protected]

Few Frequently Asked Questions: When will IOCL announce date for GD/GT and PI – The shortlisted candidates will be informed about their GD/GT and PI schedule in due course.I made some mistake in my application form. Do you allow any Editing in Application Form already submitted – No change is allowed. Please fill the application form very carefully.

c. Is there any Application Fee – NIL Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL) Recruitment 2022

  • I did my B.Tech from Electrical Engg but appeared and qualified in GATE 2022 from Electrical as well as Instrumentation Engg. Can I apply from Electrical and Instrumentation Engg for this recruitment? – NO. You are only eligible to apply from Electrical Engg and NOT from Instrumentation Engineering.
    • I shall be completing my B.Tech in 2022. Therefore, I do not have aggregate marks for all 8 semesters. So, for how many semesters should I fill my marks in the application form – Please fill your marks obtained up to 7 semesters.
    • I scored 54.99% in mt BE/B.Tech. Do you allow rounding it off to 55.00%? – Rounding off of percentage is NOT allowed. In this case, you are not eligible to apply.
    • I am not sure whether I fulfil the criteria for getting benefit under SC/ ST/ OBC(NCL) /EWS /PwBD category. What do I do? – The onus of claim to belong to any of these categories and providing a valid relevant certificate to this effect rests with the candidate. Hence, the candidate should satisfy himself/herself fully before claiming to belong to one of these categories.

In case it is found at any stage of recruitment process/ any time after recruitment, that the candidate has obtained reservation benefits by submitting false/ incorrect certificate/ information; the candidature of such candidates will be cancelled/ services terminated immediately.

  • My nature of Disability is Temporary in nature / due for reassessment after 5 years. Can I claim reservation under PwBD category? – NO, you cannot claim reservation under PwBD category because nature of your disability is Temporary in nature.

Recruitment of Engineers/Officers and Engagement as Graduate Apprentice Engineers in IOCL through GATE-2022

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