IOCL Recruitment 2020 – Apply Online For 482 Apprentice Vacancy

Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL) has released an advertisement for the recruitment of 482 Apprentice vacancy in Technical  and  Non-Technical  trades  at  its  locations  under  its  5  different Regions across the nation.

Basic Information :

Name of Organisation :Indian  Oil  Corporation  Limited (IOCL)

Apply Process- Online

Last Date: 22/11/2020


Name of post: Apprentice

No of posts: 482

Region- wise vacancy :

Eastern Region Pipelines: 129 [ Assam: 31, West Bengal: 44, Bihar: 36, Uttar Pradesh: 18]

Western Region Pipelines: 136 [ Gujarat: 90, Rajasthan: 46]

South Eastern Region Pipelines: 60 [ Odisha: 51, Chattisgarh: 6, Jharkhand: 3]

Northern Region Pipelines: 116 [ Haryana: 43, Punjab: 16, Delhi: 21, Uttar Pradesh: 24, Uttarkhand: 6, Rajasthan: 3, Himachal Pradesh: 3]

Southern Region Pipelines: 41 [ Tamil Nadu: 32, Karnataka: 3, Andhra Pradesh: 6]

Disciplines :


- Electrical


-Human Resource

 -Accounts/ Finance

- Data Entry Operator

-Domestic Data Entry Operator

Educational Qualification:

 Technician Apprentice- Mechanical: Three years (or two years through lateral entry after ITI of minimum one year duration/10+2) full time Diploma in any of the following disciplines of Engineering:

i) Mechanical Engineering

ii) Automobile Engineering

 Technician Apprentice-Electrical: Three years (or two years through lateral entry after ITI of minimum one year duration/ 10+2) full time Diploma in any of the following disciplines of Engineering:

i) Electrical Engineering

ii) Electrical & Electronics Engineering

 Technician Apprentice- Telecommunication & Instrumentation: Three years (or two years through lateral entry after ITI of minimum one year duration/ 10+2) full time Diploma in any of the following disciplines of Engineering from a Govt. recognized Institute:

i) Electronics & Communication Engineering

ii) Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering

iii) Electronics & Radio Communication Engineering

iv) Instrumentation & Control Engineering

v) Instrumentation & Process Control Engineering vi) Electronics Engineering

 Trade Apprentice (Assistant- Human Resource): Full Time Bachelors degree (Graduation) from a Govt. recognized institute/ University.

 Trade Apprentice (Accountant): Full Time Bachelors degree (Graduation) in Commerce from a recognized institute/ University

 Data Entry Operator (Fresher Apprentices): Minimum 12th pass (but below graduate)

Domestic Data Entry Operator (Skill Certificate Holders): Minimum 12th pass (but below Graduate). Additionally, candidates should possess Skill Certificate of ‘Domestic Data Entry Operator’ for training of less than one year issued by an awarding body recognised under National Skill Qualifications Framework or any other authority recognised by the Central Govt.


1. The  qualification  prescribed  shall  be  from  a  recognized  University/ Institute  as a full  time, regular  course  in  relevant disciplines  with  minimum  50%  marks  in  aggregate  (45%  marks  in aggregate in case of SC/ ST and PwBD category candidates for the trades reserved for them).

2. Candidates  having  professional/higher  qualification  such  as  Degree  in  Engineering/MBA  &  its equivalent/ PGDM/ MCA/ LLB/ CA/ ICWA/ Masters  in  Social  Work/ Degree  in  Journalism  etc.  and any other Graduate and above professional qualification, shall  not be eligible to apply for the above apprentice seats.

3. “Fresher  apprentice” means a non-graduate  apprentice,  who  has  not  undergone  any  institutional training  or  skill  training,  before  taking  up  on-the-job  training  or  practical  training  under  the Apprentices Act, 1961.

Age limit as  on 30.10.2020: Minimum  18  years  and  maximum  24  years as  on 30.10.2020 which  is  the  date  for  reckoning  any eligibility criteria.

1) Upper age is relaxed by 5 years for SC/ STcandidatesand3 years for OBC candidates for the trades reserved for them.

2) Upper  age  is  relaxed  by  10  years  to  PwBD  candidates  in  the  specific disabilities  only as  mentioned above(upto 15 years for SC/ ST and upto 13years for OBC Non-Creamy Layer PwBD Candidates).

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

Selection Process:

1) Selection process would consist of a Written Test.

2) Written Test shall be of Objective Type Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ’s) consisting of 4 options with one correct option. Candidate has to choose the correct option.

3) There shall be 100questions in the Written Test and Total marks shall be 100. Each correct answer shall carry 1 mark.

4) There shall be no negative marking for wrong answers.

How to apply :

1) Before applying for above apprentices positions, candidates have to first  register themselves in online portals of the following agencies of Govt.of India:

(a) For Technician Apprentices:With the concerned Regional Board of Apprenticeship Training (BOAT) in their portal National Apprenticeship Training Scheme (NATS) under Ministry of Human Resource Development. The link registermenunew!registermenunew.action

(b) For Trade Apprentices (Optional Trades): With National Skill Development Council (NSDC) at After  successful  registration  with  the  above  agencies,  a  registration  number  will  be  generated  and the  candidate  has to mention  this  registration  number  while  applying  for  apprentices  positions  in Indian Oil Pipelines portal at

2) Candidates   meeting   the   above   prescribed   eligibility   criteria should visit our IOCL website and apply Online from 04.11.2020 till 22.11.2020 by 18:00 hours.

Important Dates & time:

Start date of receipt of online application: 04/11/2020

Last date of receipt of online application: 22/11/2020

Date of reckoning eligibility criteria: 30/10/2020

For more correct information read the official advertisement carefully before apply.

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