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IOCL Job Openings: IOCL Recruitment 2016-17 for the post of Engineers

Last Updated - October 12, 2016

IOCL has recently released an official notification informing about the latest job openings for the post of Engineers. As per the notification, it calls out all the energetic and dedicated Graduate Engineers who wish to be associated with one of the top most companies. The candidates are informed that before thinking of applying for the current IOCL Job Opening, they are required to go through the GATE 2017.

The candidates are informed that with GATE Score, there will be two more shortlisting criteria that will be conducted for final selection. The other two factors are GD (Group Discussion) and PI (Personal Interview). Also, we notify the candidates that GATE Score of 2016 and also from previous years are not valid to apply for the post. They are required to obtain minimum 40% marks in GD/GT and Personal Interview for being considered in the merit list.   

Also Read About IOCL Recruitment through GATE 2017

IOCL Recruitment 2016 Important Dates

For all the interested candidates, make sure to keep track on all the upcoming events and the dates for the same. They can go through the following table to know more about the exact dates for all the events.

Name of the EventDate and time of the Event
Opening of GATE-2017 (GOAPS) Website: Enrolment, Application Filling, Application SubmissionStarted on September 1, 2016
Last Date of submission of on-line application (website closure) including upload of supporting documents (Photograph, Proof of Eligibility etc.) for GATE-2017October 4, 2016
Availability of Admit Card on the Online Application Processing System (GOAPS) website for printingJanuary 5, 2016
GATE-2017 Online ExaminationFebruary 4 and February 5, 2017 and February 11 and February 12, 2017
Last date of receiving ONLINE application by Indian OilFebruary 4, 2016

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IOCL Recruitment 2016 Eligibility Criteria

The aspiring candidates wishing to be associated with Indian Oil Corporation through their latest IOCL Recruitment notification, it is important for them to first go through the Eligibility criteria required for the posts. One can go through the same and decide if they are qualified to step onto the next level or not.

On the basis of Educational Qualification

Engineering Disciplines:

  • Candidates should have passed qualifying degree examinations and awarded bachelor’s degree in engineering/technology (full time regular courses only) in the above-mentioned disciplines from recognized Indian Universities / Institutes.
  • Candidates, belonging to General and OBC (non- creamy layer) categories, should have secured minimum 65% marks in qualifying degree examinations.
  • Qualifying marks is relaxed to 55% for Scheduled Caste (SC)/Scheduled Tribe(ST)/People with Disability (PWD) candidates.
  • Candidates currently in final year of their engineering studies may also apply. However, if selected, they must be in a position to submit their final mark sheet by 31st August, 2017.
  • Candidates pursuing/ completed M.Tech in any disciplines, other than those mentioned above, for being eligible, must have completed (or are completing) BE/ B.Tech in one of the above mentioned disciplines and should appear in GATE-2017 examination in the discipline of their BE/ B.Tech, are eligible to apply.

On the basis of Age

  • It is important for the candidates to be maximum of 26 years as on 30th June, 2017 for general category candidates.
  • For the OBC category (Non-Creamy Layer)/SC/ST/PWD candidates, age relaxation will be applicable as per the Presidential Directives.

On the basis of Physical Fitness

  • For those of the candidates, who seek employment opportunity with Indian Oil Corporation, need to be medically fit as per Indian Oil’s pre-employment medical standard.
  • Candidates are advised to go through the ‘Guidelines and Criteria for Physical Fitness for Pre-employment medical Examination’ before they commence the application process. For the candidates who wants to know about the IOCL Guidelines and Criteria for Physical Fitness they need to visit the official website of IOCL-

Read About IOCL Recruitment through CLAT 2017

Description of IOCL Job Posts

For all the candidates selected as Engineers may be posted in one of the divisions of Indian Oil –

  • In Refineries Division: based on qualification, the postings of Engineers may be in engineering services, process, production, projects, power plant, maintenance, inspection etc.
  • In Marketing Division: Engineers may be posted in Aviation Services, Engineering, Operations, Maintenance & Inspection, Sales and Marketing, Technical Services, Quality Control etc.
  • In Pipelines Division: Engineers may be posted in operations and maintenance, construction, projects, etc.
  • In Business Development: Engineers may be posted in petrochemicals & polymer projects, operations, sales/marketing, gas, renewable energy & sustainable development etc.
  • In Corporate functions, eg., Information Systems, Optimization or in Subsidiary/Joint Venture companies.

For the Polymer Engineers, they are informed that they will be placed in Business Development Group.

  • They will be responsible for primarily marketing of Polyolefin products and to build market by growing customer base and by maintaining customer relationship.
  • They will be managing distribution and distribution network related activities, manage MIS and gather market intelligence.
  • They will also be entrusted with application development projects for customers, obtain OEM/ Statutory Approvals and develop market for new product lunch.

Check IOCL invites applications for Apprenticeship at Barauni Refinery

Pay Scale and Service Bond for IOCL Job Openings

The starting remuneration for the selected candidates will be Rs. 24,900/- per month. This will be the basic salary for all the selected candidates and will eventually increase as per their performance.

The General category candidates should know that they will have to execute a bond of Rs.3,00,000 (Rs.50000/- for SC/ST/OBC & PWD candidates) to serve the Indian Oil Corporation. The time period for the same will be a minimum of three years from the date of joining.

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Benefits allocated with the IOCL Job

All the lucky ones, who get selected for the post will receive Dearness Allowance (DA) and other allowances, according to the rules of the Corporation in force, as amended from time to time.

Other benefits that will be offered to the selected officer/ engineers are:

  • 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 incentives (PRP) etc as per rules of the corporation.

The qualified candidates are notified that the Cost-to-Company (CTC), will be about Rs 12.00 lakhs per annum inclusive of performance related pay (PRP).

Note: The actual CTC will vary depending on place of posting, financial performance of the Corporation and also performance rating of individual.

Read More About IOCL Job openings for Non Executives (Jr. Engineering Assistant)

How to Apply for IOCL Recruitment?

The candidates who wish to apply for the current IOCL Jobs, they will have to go through two stages. The two stages are as follows:

Stage 1: On-line registration for GATE Examination- the candidate will first have to get themselves registered for GATE 2017. As the window for GATE Registration will remain open till October 4, the candidates should make sure to fill the form before the last date. After the candidates get registered, the GATE Admit Card will be available for downloading and printing from January 5, 2016 at the IIT Roorkee website.

Stage 2: On-line application in Indian Oil- After downloading the GATE-2017 admit card and receipt of GATE-2017 registration number, the candidates may apply to IndianOil ONLINE. The relevant link will be made available from January 5, 2016 on the IOCL’s website

IOCL Recruitment Selection Process

It is important for the candidate to sit for the GATE 2017 exam. This is one of the starting step which the candidate has to go through to be eligible to go through the further rounds. On the basis of GATE-2017 score, they will be short listed for further selection process comprising of: Group Discussion (GD) & Group Task (GT) and Personal Interview (PI)

The GD and PI will be conducted for assessment of different facets of knowledge, skill, attitude and aptitude of the candidates. They will have to essentially qualify in the GATE-2017 examination. In addition, candidates will have to qualify through GD/GT and also PI successfully before being adjudged as suitable for selection.

We inform the candidates that the final merit will be prepared based on GATE 2017 score and scores obtained by the candidates in GD/GT and PI.

Note: The Merit List will be prepared discipline-wise.

Indian Oil Corporation is one of the elite companies across India, working with them could be a major career boost for anyone. The candidates should make sure to study for the GATE Exam thoroughly and prepare themselves for GDPI Round with equal energy.

We hope all your hard work pays off! All the best!



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