IOCL (Indian Oil Corporation Limited) Recruitment 2018 for Trade/ Technician Apprentices post

Last Updated - March 10 2018

IOCL is appointing for the 84 posts of Tarde Apprentice at Panipat Refinery. The application form is available from February 06, 2018 to February 26, 2018 (tentative). The eligibility criteria are varying according to the posts.

The selection of aspirants will be done via written test followed by an individual interview. The result for written test will be declared on the same day. The written test is to be held on March 19, 2018.

Here, we are providing the post wise details for vacancies in IOCL 2018 as mentioned below:

PostcodeTradeMonths of trainingNo. of posts
101Trade Apprentice (Chemical plant)18 months20
102Trade Apprentice (Fitter)12 months20
104Technician Apprentice (Chemical)12 months19
105Technician Apprentice (Mechanical)12 months04
106Technician Apprentice (Electrical)12 months18
107Technician Apprentice (Instrumentation)12 months03

Eligibility for IOCL Appointment 2018

Aspirants who wish to apply for different posts of IOCL have to fulfil the clear eligibility criteria prescribed by the official authority. The need eligibility to apply for different posts under IOCL Appointment is given below:

  • For other posts, they must have the full-time diploma in Chemical/ Mechanical/ Electrical/ Instrumentation and Control Engineering.
  • For Fitter post, they should be passed in 10th standard with two years ITI (fitter) course.
  • For Trade Apprentice (Chemical Plant), aspirants must have full-time B.Sc degree with the PCM subject group from a recognised University or Institute. 
  • Participants must have obtained minimum 50% of marks in their prescribed qualification. Reserved category aspirants are relaxed by 5% of marks in aggregate.

Age Limit

Aspirants should be more than 18 years of age and not be more than 24 years. There is a relaxation in age of 5 years for SC/ ST category and 3 years for OBC category. The age limit will be calculated as on January 31, 2018.

How to Apply for IOCL 2018

The registration is done in online mode. Aspirants wishing to apply can submit the application form on the official website of Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL). Applications received after the due date will not be accepted. The last date of application form submission is February 26, 2018.

Aspirants ready to apply for IOCL Appointment for mentioned posts. They can check the following steps which are given below:

IOCL Appointment Procedure

1.Go to the official website of IOCL

2.Click on the engagement of apprentices at Panipat refinery

3.Download the application form in the prescribed pattern

4.Fill up the individual, qualification and work experience details in the application form.

5.Upload the scanned copy of recent photograph and signature in JPost Graduate pattern.

6.Verify the entered details in the application form before click on the submit button.

Selection Procedure of IOCL 2018

Aspirants will be selected on the basis of written test organizeed by IOCL. Shortlisted aspirants on the basis of their performance in written test will be called for individual interview. Qualified aspirants in interview round will be appointed for the post.

  • After that, they will undergo in the procedure training period. After the successful completion of training period, they will be selected as a permanent employee.
  • The final merit list will be prepared on the basis of performance of aspirants in both rounds.
  • They have to secure at least 40% of marks at each stage for qualifying the selection procedure.
  • The period of the test is two hours. Aspirants will have to qualify the written test to go for an individual interview.

The ratio of marks for written test and individual interview will be 85:15. The aspirant with the prior date of birth will be selected for the mentioned post. In the case, if two aspirants will obtain same marks in the final merit list. The shortlisted aspirants will be drawn on the basis of marks secured in the written test in the ratio of 1:3.


The stipend of INR 6,970 will be paid to the aspirants selected as Attendant operator and Fitter. For further posts, such as Technician Apprentice in Mechanical/ Electrical/ Instrumentation an amount of INR 7,530 will be given.

A pair of shoes and a helmet will be offered to the apprentices as individual protective equipment. Besides these, medical facility, HRA, individual allowances, leave & holidays, insurance coverage will be offered to the employees.

General Instructions for IOCL Recruitment 2018 for Trade/ Technician Apprentices post

There are some general instructions notified by IOCL to the aspiring aspirants. They can check the following points which are given below:

  • For any further clarification, the aspirant can contact the phone no. 018022043/48. Canvassing in any form is liable to lay down an aspirant not applicable.
  • In case the date of Declaration of the result is not mentioned in the Mark Sheet, the aspirant must submit a certificate mentioning the date of publication of result from where the aspirant pursued his Diploma course, along with his application form.
  • They will have to produce all the original certificates including qualification, caste, work experience certificates at the time of individual interview.
  • Aspirants should ensure that they are medically fit as per IOCL Pre-employment medical standard.
  • The aspirant must have an active email ID and mobile phone number which must remain valid for minimum next one year.

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