IOCL Hiring Trade Apprentice – Chemistry & Chemical Engineering

Indian Oil Corporation Limited invites applications from candidates for engagement as Apprentices at its Refineries under the Apprentices Act in the chemical trade. Educational Qualification, Number of seats in the Apprentice category, including likely reservation (as per the prescribed reservation of the concerned state), and other eligibility criteria/parameters shall be as under:

Post Code: 101

Job Title: Trade Apprentice – Attendant Operator (Chemical Plant)

Discipline – Chemical

Eligibility Criteria: 

3 years B.Sc. (Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry/ Industrial Chemistry)

Period of Traning: 12 Months

Post Code: 104

Job Title: Technician Apprentice

Discipline – Chemical

Eligbility Criteria: 3 years Diploma in Chemical Engg.


1. No. of seats indicated above is tentative and may increase or decrease in the relevant categories at the absolute discretion of the management and in compliance with the Presidential Directives on reservation at the time of engagement.

2. In case of non-availability of suitable candidates for filling up the seats against code 110 or 111, the same shall be filled by suitable candidates from code 111 or 110, as the case may be, as per selection criteria and other criteria/parameters.

3. For PwBD (Persons with Benchmark Disability) category, Govt

of India Guidelines shall apply. Candidates belonging to PwBD categories can only apply against identified seats under Codes 102, 105, 106, 107, 108, 109, 110 & 111.

Age Limit:

1. Minimum 18 years and maximum age shall be 24 years as on 30-09-2022 for General/EWS candidates. Relaxation of upper age limit to SC/ST/OBC(NCL)/PwBD candidates shall be extended as per Govt. guidelines.

2. Marksheet/Certificate issued by Board of Secondary Education for passing Matriculation (Class X) Examination shall be the only acceptable document in support of age.

Selection Methodology:

1. Selection shall be on the basis of performance of the candidates on the basis of marks obtained by them in the Written Test (of two hours duration) and meeting the notified eligibility criteria.

2. In case of tie (two or more) of marks in the written test, the date of birth (senior by age) shall be the factor to be considered (in that order only) to place a candidate’s rank in the merit list.

3. Call letters for Written Test will be issued to all prima-facie eligible candidates, on the basis of details furnished in On-line Application.

4. For candidates applying for Apprenticeship at Guwahati Refinery, Barauni Refinery, Gujarat Refinery, Digboi Refinery and Bongaigaon Refinery, Written Test will be conducted at the location of respective Refinery Unit. For candidates applying for Apprenticeship at Haldia Refinery, Mathura Refinery, Panipat Refinery & Petrochemical
Complex (PRPC) and Paradip Refinery, Written Test will be conducted at Kolkata, Delhi (for Mathura Refinery & PRPC) and Bhubaneswar respectively. However, exact location and venue details will be communicated in the Admit Card.

5. Written Test will be conducted with Objective Type Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) consisting of four options with one correct option.

6. A candidate will have to secure minimum 40% marks in Written Test for qualifying the selection process. The minimum qualifying marks shall be 35% for candidates belonging to SC/ST/PwBD categories against reserved positions. Obtaining minimum qualifying marks in the written test does not confer any right or claim by the candidate for being shortlisted for Document verification or the final selection, as the same is based on candidate’s
rank in the merit list on the basis of marks obtained in the Written Test, number of seats in respective Trades/Disciplines, candidates meeting the notified eligibility criteria and documents found in order upon verification etc.

7. Candidates belonging to PwBD categories, who have availed of concession in eligibility qualification marks or in Written Test qualifying marks, will be considered against reserved seats, irrespective of their position in select list (in order of merit within the category).

8. 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.

Document verification:

Candidates shortlisted on the basis of their position in the merit list and subject to number of seats in respective Trades/Disciplines, shall be called for Document Verification. The following original documents along with a selfattested copy should be furnished at the time of Document Verification:

1. 10th Pass/Matriculation certificate issued by the concerned education board as proof of date of birth.

2. Class XII marksheet issued by the concerned education board; Semester-wise/ year-wise mark sheets of ITI
(Fitter) issued by NCVT or SCVT/Graduation/Diploma in Engineering

3. Class XII/Final ITI (Fitter) issued by NCVT or SCVT/Graduation/Diploma Certificate issued by respective Board/

4. Conversion certificate from CGPA/OGPA/Letter Grade to percentage of marks, if applicable, from concerned

5. Certificate mentioning the date of publication of result from the Principal of the Polytechnic/ School/College/ Institute from where the candidate pursued his/her Class XII/ITI (Fitter)/ Graduation/ Diploma course, if applicable.

6. SC/ ST/ Disability Certificate / OBC (NCL) Certificate alongwith “Declaration” / EWS-Income & Asset Certificate/ “DECLARATION for ECONOMICALLY WEAKER SECTIONS Candidates”. Certificate must be in the prescribed format (available on websites and ) and issued by the Competent Authority.

7. For Candidates applying against Code 111 with Skill Certificate in ‘Domestic Data Entry Operator’ – Skill certificate issued by an awarding body recognized under National Skill Qualifications Framework or any other authority recognized by the Central Govt. in this regard.

8. Any other Certificate, as specified

How to apply:

1. Applications are invited by IndianOil for Apprenticeship at its Refineries at Guwahati, Digboi, Bongaigaon (all 3 in Assam), Barauni (Bihar), Vadodara (Gujarat), Haldia (West Bengal), Mathura (UP), Panipat {Panipat Refinery & Petrochemical Complex (PRPC)} (Haryana) and Paradip (Odisha).

2. A candidate can apply for an apprenticeship in any one of the Refinery unit of his/her choice.

3. Option for exercising the choice of a Refinery unit has been provided in the application menu (on-line application portal) which shall open at 10.00 hours on 24-09-2022 and close at 17.00 hours on 23-10-2022.

4. Candidates meeting the prescribed eligibility criteria for a trade/discipline, may visit the website, go to ‘What’s New’ > go to Engagement of Apprentices under Refineries Division> Click on “Detailed advertisement” (to refer to the Advertisement) > Click on “Click here to Apply Online” (to fill online application form). The candidate must have an active email ID and mobile phone number which must remain valid for at least next one year. All future communication with candidate will take place only through
website/email/SMS alerts. Applications submitted through on-line mode will only be accepted.

5. The candidate should have scanned copy of colour photograph and signature in jpg format (size not exceeding 50 KB) ready before applying on-line. The photo and signature in digital form will be required to be uploaded.

6. The candidate must ascertain the correctness of all information before filling in the On-line Application Form and its final submission.

7. The candidate shall be wholly/exclusively responsible for the information provided in his/her online application form.

8. Incomplete applications, applications not fulfilling the eligibility criteria/parameters and applications received in mode /form other than on-line mode shall be treated as “Rejected”.

9. A copy of on-line application shall be retained by the candidate for reference and produced for verification at the time of Document Verification.

10. Further information regarding written examination, call letters, results, etc. shall be made available through the websites or through email. Candidates are, therefore, advised to keep visiting the websites and check their registered email regularly.

Last Date To Apply: 23.10.2022

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