IOCL Trade Apprentice Recruitment 2018

Indian Oil Corporation Limited proposes to engage Technical and Non-Technical Trade & Technician Apprentices at its Locations in States of South India (Tamil Nadu & Puducherry, Karnataka, Kerala, Andhra Pradesh & Telangana). Indian Oil Corporation Limited, the largest commercial undertaking in India and a Fortune “Global 500” Company.

To access the IOCL Trade Apprentice Detailed Notification use this link IOCL Trade Apprentice Detailed Advertisement
To apply directly on IOCL website, use this link IOCL Apprentice – Apply Online


Important Dates

Date of Opening of Online Application 01.09.2018 From 10 Am Onwards.
Last Date of Submission of Online Application 21.09.2018 Up to 5 Pm.
Written Test Will Be Conducted at Chennai, Hyderabad, Vijaywada, Cochin and Bangalore  On 14.10.2018 (Sunday).




Trade & Technician Apprentice will be paid a consolidated Stipend as per the Apprenticeship Rules with an additional amount of Rs.2500/- towards Stationery, Conveyance & Miscellaneous expenses. Consolidated stipend is subject to the periodic revision in minimum wages as applicable to a particular location.

Eligibility Criteria for Apprentice Posts

Educational Qualification and Experience:

  • Technical Trade Apprentice – 10th Passed and 2 years full time ITI in Electrician/ Fitter/ Mechanist/ Instrument Mechanic/ Electronic Mechanic trade.
  • Non-Technical Trade Apprentice (Accountant) – Graduation in any discipline scoring 50% marks (45% for reserved categories).
  • Technician Apprentice – Engineering Diploma in Civil/ Electrical/ Mechanical/ Electrical/ Electronics/Instrumentation


Minimum 18 years and maximum 24 years as on 31.08.2018 (Relaxable by 5 years for SC/ST i.e. up to a max of 29 yrs., 3 years for OBC i.e. up to a max of 27 yrs., for the posts reserved for them).

Selection Methodology

The Selection process would consist of two stages i.e. Written test and Personal Interview.

1. Written Test

  • The Written Test will comprise of 100 questions and shall be of 90 minutes duration & would mainly comprise of objective type questions.
  • The questions would be in bilingual i.e. English & Hindi.
  • The written test would carry a weightage of 85% and the weightage for interview will be 15%.

The written test will assess the candidates on the following parameters:-

A] Trade Apprentice Accountant : 

  1. Generic Aptitude including Quantitative Aptitude
  2. Reasoning Abilities
  3. Basic English Language Skills

B] Trade Apprentice (Fitter/Electrician/Electronic Mechanic/Instrument Mechanic/Machinist) & Technician Apprentice(Mechanical/Electrical/Instrumentation/Civil/Electrical & Electronics/Electronics : 

  1. Technical Acumen in relevant discipline
  2. Generic Aptitude including Quantitative Aptitude
  3. Reasoning Abilities
  4. Basic English Language Skills

How to Apply IOCL Trade Apprentice

Candidates are advised to carefully read the full advertisement for details of educational qualification and other eligibility criteria before submission of online application on or before 21.09.2018 @ 5 pm.

To apply directly on IOCL website, use this link IOCL Apprentice – Apply Online

Note: Candidates are advised to register as a Trade Apprentice online in the Regional Directorate of Apprenticeship Training (RDAT) OR as a Technician Apprentice online with the Board of
Apprenticeship Training (BOAT) at!registermenunew.action

Checklist of Documents to be Uploaded with the On-line Application in the Portal:

  1. Proof of Date of Birth – Xth std /SSLC /Matriculation certificate / mark sheet mentioning the Date of Birth, School leaving certificate
  2. Certificate of the prescribed educational qualification-ITI(NCVT)/ Graduation/ Diploma in Engineering as applicable
  3. Attested copy of the Caste certificate in the prescribed format issued by the Competent Authority if applicable
  4. Signature in black ink.
  5. Recent colour passport size photograph.

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