This article is being posted to apprise you about the latest IOCL job opportunity for Engineers and to help you apply for the same with important information on Eligibility & Application Forms. As GATE 2014 is the first hurdle for you in getting this job, you can find the links for the GATE 2014 prep materials as well as IOCL GD topics/Interview Questions towards the end of this post.
But before that a small synopsis on what is IOCL as an organisation.
What is IOCL
Indian Oil Corporation Ltd (IOCL) is the largest national oil company of India with business interest ranging from refining, pipeline transportation and marketing of petroleum products to exploration & production of crude oil & gas, marketing of natural gas and petrochemicals. IOCL account for over 49% petroleum products market share, 31% national refining capacity and 71% downstream sector pipelines capacity in India.
IOCL controls 10 of India’s 22 refineries and has an extensive marketing network which includes 20,575 petrol pumps and 5,934 LPG distributors. It is India's largest company by sales with a turnover of Rs. 4.15 Lakh crore and it ranks in 88th position in Fortune ‘Global 500’ list in 2013- ahead of all other companies in India.
You can find more about IOCL in this About Us page
IOCL Vacancy through GATE 2014:
As stated above, this latest IOCL vacancy is for two category of engineering vacancies:
2.0 Assistant Officers/Assistant Engineers.
In addition to above, there would be few openings for Graduate Apprentice Engineers (GAEs)., to be recruited on contractual basis for 1-year during which lump sum stipend is paid. On satisfactory performance, they may be regularized in IOCL.
Recruitment for all these positions would be done through GATE 2014. Number of vacancies has not been disclosed at this stage by IOCL, but I think same would be notified in during the form submission stage.
As you can find in the notification and in FAQ, Assistant Officers/Assistant Engineers is an executive level position, though one grade lower than Officers/Engineers.
Salary for IOCL Officers/Engineers:
Salary for Officers/Engineers: basic pay of Rs. 24,900/-per month (CTC approx: Rs 10.50 lakhs)
Salary for Assistant Officers/Engineers: basic pay of Rs. 20,600/-per month (CTC approx: Rs 7.0 lakhs)
Selection Process for IOCL Recruitment through GATE 2014:
After you apply for IOCL job with GATE 2014 registration number, your GATE 2014 score would be obtained by IOCL from GATE authority, shortlist the same and than call the candidates for GD & Interview. Merit list would be prepared based on GATE 2014 score and performance in GD/PI.
Eligibility for IOCL Officers/Engineers:
Maximum 26 years as on 30th June, 2014.
(For Both Officers/ Engineers and Assistant Officers/ Assistant Engineers). Age relaxations exists for reserved categories.
Educational Qualification Eligibility:
Min. 65% (For SC/ST/PWD: 55%) in qualifying degree exam in the relevant disciplines.
You can find the list of disciplines in page-2 of the notifications.
GATE 2014 subjects for IOCL Recruitment:
You have to appear in following GATE 2014 papers for this IOCL recruitment:
For Both Officers/ Engineers and Assistant Officers/ Assistant Engineers: CH, CE, EE, IN, ME, MT.
For Officers/ Engineers only: CS.
One word of caution: You have to appear in GATE 2014 paper in the subject of your specialization in degree. For example, if you are in studying in Instrumentation in degree, you should appear in IN paper only and not EC paper.
IOCL GATE 2014 Recruitment Online Form:
It is need less to say that you have to apply for GATE 2014 and qualify in the same to apply for IOCL recruitment. Last date for submission of GATE 2014 form is 1st October.
With the GATE 2014 registration number (as appearing in the GATE 2014 admit card to be available from 18th December, 2013), you have to apply for IOCL job.
Online Application Form for IOCL GATE 2014 Recruitment would be available from 18th December, 2013 till 2nd March 2014. You should check this IOCL career webpage
for the online form in this period.
GATE 2014 Prep Materials:
My following blog articles should help you prepare for GATE 2014, which points you to the sources for downloading syllabus, sample papers, books & coaching institutes for the exam:
GATE EC Prep material Syllabus, Sample Papers & Books
GATE CS study material: Syllabus, Exam Papers & Books
GATE EE Syllabus, Sample Papers & Books
GATE ME Prep material: Syllabus, Exam Papers & Books
GATE CE Syllabus, Sample Papers & Books
GATE IN Prep material: Syllabus, Sample Papers & Books
IOCL Interview Questions:
Please visit my blog article titled: Interview for Jobs
, which tells you what are the requirements an interviewer looks for in you. It also gives you an interesting YouTube video telling you how you can also analyze an interviewer and hence be prepared for it. And than it gives you a list of 99 interview questions, which are most repeated in every other interview! These questions helps you prepare yourself.
You should also be ready to face questions on "What is IOCL", as the interviewer would want to know how much interested you are for this job. So go through this About Us page of IOCL
IOCL GD (Group Discussion) Topics:
Please visit my blog article titled: Group Discussion for jobs
, which tells you what are the essential qualities you need to have and how you can prepare for the same, along with a YouTube video of a mock-GD. Further this article
tells you what are the different types of GD, along with example of GD topics.
Hope with above you have got a birds-eye view on the whole process of IOCL recruitment through GATE 2014 as well as to base your preparation for the various stages. Please keep coming to this blog - you will be able to find more job avenues through GATE 2014 just like: Jobs through GATE 2014 - List of PSU Recruiting with Dates