IOCL Vacancy 2018: 101 Posts for Apprentices

Last Updated - January 22 2018

Indian Oil has invited applications from for the IOCL Trade Apprentice for 2018. Applicable aspirants will be able to register for these positions in the online method only from January 13, 2018 to February 3, 2018 at IOCL official website – Check IOCL Exam Dates

  • Aspirants will need to undergo the written test and individual interview post registering online.
  • A total of 101 vacancies are provided at the Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL) refineries in different trades under the Apprentices Act, 1961/1973. Fill IOCL Application Form
  • These vacancies comprise 75 posts for Secretarial Assistant and the remaining 26 for Accountant. Check IOCL Trade Apprentices Vacancies
  • The period of the provided apprentices is scheduled for a duration of one year.

IOCL is an Indian PSU and our country’s largest commercial enterprise. These comprise Digboi (Assam), Guwahati (Assam), Bongaigaon (Assam), Barauni (Bihar), Haldia (West Bengal), Vadodara (Gujarat), Mathura (UP), Paradip (Odisha) and Panipat (Haryana). Its refineries are spread across different locations in India.

The details of the written test and individual interview will be made available by the IOCL authorities on its official website. You are advised to keep checking the official website so that you do not miss out on the dates.

Important Dates for IOCL 2018 Trade Apprentice

Following are the important dates of the IOCL Trade Apprentice Appointment 2018:

Online Application Procedure StartsJanuary 13, 2018
Online Application Procedure EndsFebruary 3, 2018
Last Date of Receipt of Printed Online Application Acknowledgement and Supporting DocumentsFebruary 17, 2018
Written Test Date (tentative)February 18, 2018
Announce Date of Written Test Result (tentative)February 23, 2018
Individual Interview Date (tentative)March 5 and 6, 2018

Note: Dates of written test and individual interview are tentative for now and subject to change as per discretion indicated by IOCL. You must check the confirm dates and time on the IOCL’s official website -, once those are posted there.

IOCL 2018 Trade Apprentice - Vacancy Details

Refinery NameTotal SeatsUnrecaterdSCSTOBC
Guwahati Refinery107012
Barauni Refinery53101
Gujarat Refinery117022
Haldia Refinery96102
Mathura Refinery106103
Panipat Refinery75101
Digboi Refinery107012
Bongaigaon Refinery107012
Paradip Refinery32100

Trade Apprentice Monthly Stipend

Once after completing the written exam and individual interview, IOCL pays the monthly stipend to the apprentice associates. This monthly stipend provided is as per the official notification announced by IOCL - "Consolidated stipend payable will be as per Apprenticeship Rules with an additional amount of INR 2500 Consolidated stipend is subject to the periodic revision in at least wages as eligible to particular operating location."

Trade Apprentice Age Limit

The age of the unreserved category aspirants wishing to apply must be between 18 to 24 years as on January 31, 2018. However, the upper age is relaxed by five years for the SC and ST category aspirants, three years for the OBC category aspirants, and 10 years for the PwBD category aspirants.

Trade Apprentice Educational Qualification Need

For the Secretarial Assistant apprentice, aspirants must be passed the B.A., B.Sc or B.Com. course with at least 55% qualifying marks from any recognised institution or university. The SC, ST and PwD aspirants obligatory to score minimum 50% marks in any of these courses.

For Accountant apprentice, they must be passed B.Com. with at least 55% qualifying marks from any recognised institution or university. The SC, ST and PwD aspirants obligatory to score minimum 50% marks in this course.

IOCL Trade Apprentice 2018 Application Procedure

Aspirants obligatory to follow the simple steps listed below to submit the online application for the IOCL Appointment 2018 for apprenticeship:

  1. Visit the official website of IOCL -
  2. Click the ‘Latest Job Openings’ link available under ‘Career’ section on the homepage.
  3. Read the official notification and check the eligibility details.
  4. Click ‘Apply Online’ under the notification.
  5. Fill in the application form 2018.
  6. Upload all necessary documents (as instructed).
  7. Pay the need fee for the belonging category as per the instructions offered.
  8. Click the ‘Submit’ button. An acknowledgment screen will be displayed.
  9. Download and take print of the acknowledgment screen and send along with the copies of the need documents to the following address:
Dy. General Manager (HR),
Indian Oil Corporation Ltd.,
Panipat Refinery & Petrochemical Complex
P.O. Panipat Refinery, Panipat, Haryana-132140

IOCL Trade Apprentice 2018 Selection Procedure

IOCL has some pre-defined rules for selecting the aspirants from the whole lot that has applied. Selection procedure for the vacancy of apprentices is solely based on the written test which has a weight of 85% and the individual interview of 15% weight.

Those aspirants who manage to qualify the written test organized by IOCL will be applicable for the individual interview round. On the basis of their individual interview, they would be selected to get listed on the merit list by considering their aggregate marks in both the stages.

The unreserved category aspirants must score minimum 40% marks in each of the mentioned two stages. The least qualifying marks for the SC, ST and PwD students is 5%.

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