Indian Oil Corporation Limited, the largest commercial undertaking in India and a Fortune “Global 500” Company, as a measure of Skill Building Initiative for the Nation, Proposes to engage Apprentices at its Operating locations in Northern India in Delhi, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, J & K, Punjab, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh & Uttarakhand..
Posts: Trade / Technical Apprentices
Delhi: Total – 58 Posts
Technician Apprentice: 12, Trade Apprentice: 46
Haryana: Total – 75 Posts
Technician Apprentice: 15, Trade Apprentice: 60
Himachal Pradesh : Total – 17 Posts
Technician Apprentice: 03, Trade Apprentice: 14
Jammu & Kashmir: Total – 13 Posts
Technician Apprentice: 03, Trade Apprentice: 10
Punjab: Total – 42 Posts
Technician Apprentice: 08, Trade Apprentice: 34
Rajasthan: Total – 54 Posts
Technician Apprentice: 11, Trade Apprentice: 43
Uttar Pradesh: Total – 185 Posts
Technician Apprentice: 37, Trade Apprentice: 148
Uttarakhand: Total – 26 Posts
Technician Apprentice: 05, Trade Apprentice: 21
Total No. of Posts: 470 Posts
For Trade Apprentice: The prescribed qualification shall be from a recognized University / Institute as a full time, regular course in relevant discipline with minimum 50% marks in aggregate for General & OBC candidates and 45% marks in aggregate in case of SC/ST/PWD candidates against reserved positions.
For Technician Apprentice: The prescribed qualification shall be from a recognized University / Institute as a full time, regular / sandwich Diploma course in Engineering in relevant discipline with minimum 50% marks in aggregate for General & OBC candidates and 45% marks in aggregate in case of SC/ST/PWD candidates against reserved positions.
The candidates should NOT have undergone Apprenticeship earlier or pursuing Apprenticeship Training as per the Apprentices Act, 1961 as amended from time to time.
Candidates, who have training or job experience for a period of one year or more after acquiring the prescribed qualifications etc, shall NOT be eligible for being engaged as Technician Apprentice. 5. The applicant for the position of Technician Apprentices should NOT have completed three years after passing of the qualifying examination as on 31.10.2017
Age Limit: Minimum 18 years and maximum 24 years ( Relaxable by 5 years for SC/ST,i.e. upto max of 29 years, 3 years for OBC i.e. upto max of 27 years, for the posts reserved for them).
Candidates belonging to PWD categories shall be given age relaxation upto 10 years (upto 15 years for SC/ST and upto 13 years for OBC (Non-Creamy Layer) Candidates).The cutoff date for reckoning the age shall be 31.10.2017.
Stipend: Based on 90% of the semiskilled wages of State or Central, whichever is higher, revised periodically. An additional ` 2500/- shall be paid
Period of Apprentice Training: 12 Months from the date of engagement
The selection process would consist of two stages i.e. Written test and Personal Interview.
The written test shall be of 85 marks and interview shall be of 15 marks.
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.
There shall be 85 questions in the Written Test and Total marks shall be 85. Each correct answer shall carry 1 mark. There shall be no negative marking for wrong answers.
From the total 85 objective type questions, 50 questions shall be from the concerned discipline and 35 questions on General Aptitude and Reasoning, General English/Hindi, Numerical Aptitude and General Knowledge.
Duration of Written Test shall be 120 minutes i.e. two hours.
Candidates can opt for the Question Paper/Test either in English or Hindi language.
The candidates will have to qualify each stage of the selection process i.e. Written Test and Personal Interview. Minimum qualifying marks in Written Test and Interview is 40% separately. The same is relaxed by 5% for SC/ST/PWD candidates for the reserved post.
Candidates securing minimum qualifying marks in the Written Test and in the order of merit will be called to attend Personal Interview in the ratio of 1:3 for each seat. If there is a tie in scores secured by the candidate in the written test, then all candidates with the same score shall be invited, even if the shortlisting ratio exceeds the prescribed limit.
Obtaining minimum qualifying marks in the written test does not confer any right or claim by the candidate for being shortlisted for Personal Interview or the final selection, as the same is related to a number of positions, relative performance in respective categories.
Final selection for engagement of apprentices will be based on an aggregate of Written Test and Personal Interview marks. Candidates, in the order of merit, will be offered the apprenticeship.
In case of tie for final shortlisting for engagement, the candidate older in age will be given preference in the merit list. In case the age is also identical, then the candidate with the higher percentage of marks in the required qualification shall be preferred.
Candidates are advised to ensure that they are medically fit as per IndianOil’s pre-employment medical standard. Candidates are advised to go through the “Guidelines and Criteria for Physical Fitness for Pre-employment medical Examination” before they commence the application process. The guidelines are available in the following link: www.iocl.com->careers->Pre-employment_Guiding_Pronciples11th_mar_2011.pdf