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IOCL Recruitment 2020

IOCL Recruitment 2020

Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL) has invited applications for the recruitment of Technical and Non-Technical Apprentices who would be appointed in the Western Region of India (Maharashtra, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Goa, and Dadra & Nagar Haveli). Interested candidates can check the vacancy details & the complete eligibility criteria in the Notification & then Apply Online.

Note – Candidates need to apply for ANY ONE DISCIPLINE CODE ONLY. Candidates applying for more than one discipline Code will not be considered and their applications will be summarily rejected.

Important Dates

Beginning of Online Application – 22 February 2020

Last Date for Submission of Online Application – 20 March 2020

Tentative Date for Availability of Admit Cards – 20 March 2020

Tentative Date of Written Test – 29 March 2020

State-Wise IOCL Vacancy Details

Technician Apprentice (Mechanical, Electrical, Instrumentation, Civil, Electrical & Electronics, and Electronics)

Maharashtra – 190 Posts

Gujarat– 75 Posts

Trade Apprentice (Fitter, Electrician, Electronics, Instrument, Machinist)

Chhattisgarh – 10 Posts

Dadra & Nagar Haveli– 3 Posts

Goa – 10 Posts

Gujarat – 10 Posts

Maharashtra – 30 Posts

Madhya Pradesh – 40 Posts

Trade Apprentice (Accountant)

Chhattisgarh – 4 Posts

Goa – 3 Posts

Gujarat – 24 Posts

Maharashtra – 59 Posts

Madhya Pradesh – 22 Posts

Trade Apprentice – Data Entry Operator (Fresher Apprentices)

Gujarat – 2 Posts

Maharashtra – 9 Posts

Madhya Pradesh – 1 Post

Trade Apprentice – Data Entry Operator (Skill Certificate Holder)

Gujarat – 2 Posts

Maharashtra – 9 Posts

Madhya Pradesh – 1 Post


The rate of stipend payable to apprentices per month shall be as prescribed under the Apprentices Act, 1961/ 1973/ Apprentices Rules 1992 (as amended) and Corporation’s guidelines.

Eligibility Criteria

  1. Educational Qualification

Technician Apprentice – 3 years Diploma in the respective domains from recognized Institute/University with minimum 50 % marks in aggregate for General & OBC candidates & 45% in case of SC/ST candidates against reserved positions.

Trade Apprentice – Regular Full-time course in the respective domain from any ITI recognized by NCVT / SCVT.

Trade Apprentice (Accountant) – Regular Full-Time Graduation degree in any discipline with minimum 50% marks in aggregate for General & OBC candidates and 45% in case of SC/ST/PwBD candidates for reserved positions from a recognized Institute/University.

Trade Apprentice (Data Entry Operator – Fresher Candidates) – Class XII or its equivalent with minimum 50% marks in aggregate for General & OBC candidates and 45% in case of SC/ST/PwBD candidates for reserved positions from a recognized Board/Institute.

Trade Apprentice (Data Entry Operator – Skilled Certificate Holder) – Class XII or its equivalent with Skill Certificate holder in ‘Domestic Data Entry Operator’ with minimum 50% marks in aggregate for General & OBC candidates and 45% in case of SC/ST/PwBD candidates for reserved positions from a recognized Board / Institute.

  1. Age Limit
  • A candidate must be at least 18 years and a maximum of 24 years as on 29.02.2020 for General / EWS candidates.
  • Candidates must present mark sheet/ certificate issued by the Board of Secondary Education for passing Matriculation (Class X) examination in support of their age.

Relaxation in Upper Age limit

  • SC/ST candidates – 5 years
  • OBC (NCL) – 3 years
  • Persons with Benchmark Disabilities (PwBD) – up to 10 years irrespective of reservation of seats for them.
  • PwBD (SC/ ST) – 15 years
  • PwBD-OBC (NCL) – 13 years

Selection Process:

  • The candidates shall be selected for the apprenticeship on the basis of marks obtained by them in the Written Test (Duration 90 Minutes).
  • The Written Test contains 100 Objective Type Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs).
  • Written Test is based on the Concerned Discipline of Diploma Level, General Aptitude & Reasoning, etc.
  • The questions would be available in English and Hindi Languages.
  • No Negative marking for Wrong Answers.
  • The test centers for the written test will be located at Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Bhopal, Raipur, Panjim, and Silvassa

The written test will comprise the following sections:

  1. Trade Apprentice Accountant:

Generic Aptitude including Quantitative Aptitude – 30 Marks

Reasoning Abilities – 30 Marks

Basic English Language Skills – 40 Marks

  1. Trade Apprentice (Data Entry Operator):

General Aptitude and Reasoning Abilities – 25 Marks

Basic English Language Skills – 25 Marks

Quantitative Aptitude – 25 Marks

General Awareness – 25 Marks

  1. Trade Apprentice (Fitter/ Electrician/ Electronics /Instrument / Machinist) & Technician Apprentice (Mechanical/ Electrical/ Instrumentation/ Civil/ Electrical & Electronics/ Electronics):

Technical Knowledge in the relevant discipline – 40 Marks

Generic Aptitude including Quantitative Aptitude – 20 Marks

Reasoning Abilities – 20 Marks

Basic English Language Skills – 20 Marks

Qualifying Marks – A candidate is required to score a minimum of 40% marks in the written test for the selection process. For candidates belonging to SC/ST/PwBD categories against reserved positions, minimum qualifying marks shall be 35%.

Medical Fitness Standards – The candidates need to fulfill the prescribed minimum physical fitness standards/ parameters as specified in the Apprentice Act. Only those candidates declared fit in pre-engagement medical and physical fitness shall be considered for appointment as an apprentice.




IOCL Trade Apprentice Syllabus

Syllabuses for the subjects General Aptitude, Reasoning, And Basic English Skills are the same for both the Technician and Accountant posts.

Generic Aptitude

Age Calculations, Percentage and Ratio, Averages, Profit And Loss, Simple Interest and Compound Interest, Boats and Streams, Simplification, Speed Time and Distance, Time and Work, Pipes and Cisterns, Data Interpretation, Etc.


Number Series, Relations, Seating Arrangements, Figure Classification, Syllogisms, Directions, Visual Memory, Decision Making, Discriminating Observance, etc.

Basic English

Synonyms and Antonyms, Articles, Sentence Correction, Subject-Verb Agreement, Idioms and Phrases, Sentence Completion, Reading Comprehension, Tenses, Jumbled Sentences, Reading Comprehension, etc.

Electrical Domain Concepts

Analysis of Networks and Circuits, Electromagnetic Theory, Power System Protection Devices, Control Systems, Electrical Energy Utilization, Switchgear, Machines, Analog and Digital Devices, Electronic Devices, Power Electronics, Power System Analysis, etc.

Mechanical Domain Concepts

Thermodynamics, Fluid Mechanics, Material Strength, Heat Transfer, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Mechanisms, Engineering Tools, Industrial Engineering, Steam Generators, Machine Design, etc.

Instrumentation Domain Concepts

Analog and Digital Electronics, Signals and Systems, Electronic and Electrical Measurements, Control Systems, Basic Communication Engineering, Optical, and Analytical Instrumentation, Bio-Medical Instrumentation, Industrial Instrumentation, etc.

Accounts Syllabus

Accounts of non-trading concerns, Amalgamation, Bonus shares and final accounts, Company Account, Absorption and re-construction, Accounting Standards, Consignment, Bank Reconciliation Statement, Branch Accounts, Valuation of goodwill and shares and Ratio Analysis, Basic concepts and conventions, Depreciation, Final Statements of Accounts, Life Insurance Companies Bank Accounts, Hire Purchases Installment Systems, Self Balancing Ledgers and Royalties, Preparation of Trial Balance, Provision and Reserves and Accounting Standards in India, Bills of Exchange, Non-trading concerns, Accounts from incomplete records, Liquidation of Companies, Partnership Accounts (including admission, retirement, death, and dissolution), Redemption of debentures, Joint ventures, Accounting process up to and including preparation of financial accounts, Issues and forfeiture of Shares and Debentures, Errors and their rectification, and Single entry.

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