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IOCL Apprentice Recruitment 2021: Vacancy, Exam Date & Apply Online

IOCL Apprentice Recruitment 2021: Indian Oil Corporation Limited has released the job recruitment notification for the posts of Apprentice in Trade and Technical. The IOCL Careers are going to fill up a total of 505 vacancies for the above said post. As per the recruitment the Indian Oil Corporation Limited invites Online applications from interested and eligible candidates who are willing to work in the government sector can go ahead to apply for the above said job vacancies. The online application link available from 28th January 2021 and candidates should submit the online application form on or before the last date 26 February 2021.

Indian Oil Corporation Limited, one of 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 Technical and Non-Technical Apprentices at its Locations in States of Eastern India (West Bengal, Bihar, Odisha, Jharkhand & Assam).

IOCL Apprentice Recruitment 2021 notification and online application link are available on the official website @ Applications received after the last date or incomplete applications will be rejected and the candidates selected on basis of written test  for IOCL Apprentice Recruitment 2021. The candidates shortlisted from the written exam have to produce all the original documents along with the printout of the application form during the document verification. The selected candidates appointed anywhere. Here, we have given the complete details about the IOCL Apprentice Recruitment 2021.

IOCL Apprentice Recruitment 2021 – Overview

IOCL Apprentice Recruitment 2021
Conducting BodyIndian Oil Corporation Limited
PostTechnician & Trade Apprentice
Advertisement NumberIOCL/MKTG/ER/APPR/2020-21/2
Number of Vacancy505
IOCL Apprentice Notification 2021 Released on28th January 2021
IOCL Apprentice Registration Begins on28th January 2021
Online Application ends on26th March
CategoryGovt Jobs
Job LocationWest Bengal, Bihar, Odisha, Jharkhand, & Assam
Selection ProcessWritten Exam


IOCL Apprentice Recruitment 2021: Important Dates

IOCL Apprentice Online Application Begins on28th January 2021
Last Date for the Submission of the Online Application26th February 2021
Admit Card Download Date(Tentative)01st March 2021
Written Test Date14th March 2021
Tentative Date for Upload of Provisionally Qualified Candidates for DV25th March 2021

IOCL Apprentice Vacancy 2021: State Wise Details

StatePost NameVacancy
West BengalTechnician123


Trade Apprentice – Accountant – 21 Posts

  • West Bengal
  • Bihar
  • Odisha
  • Jharkhand
  • Assam

Trade Apprentice – Data Entry Operator (Fresher Apprentices)

  • West Bengal – 2 Posts
  • Bihar  – 2 Posts
  • Odisha – 1 Post
  • Jharkhand – 1 Post
  • Assam – 1 Post

Trade Apprentice – Data Entry Operator (Skill Certificate Holder)

  • West Bengal – 2 Posts
  • Bihar  – 2 Posts
  • Odisha – 1 Post
  • Jharkhand – 1 Post
  • Assam – 1 Post

Trade Apprentice – Retail Sales Associate (Fresher)

  • West Bengal – 2 Posts
  • Bihar – 1 Post
  • Odisha – 1 Post
  • Jharkhand – 1 Post
  • Assam – 1 Post

Trade Apprentice – Retail Sales Associate (Skill Certificate Holders)

  • West Bengal – 2 Posts
  • Bihar – 1 Post
  • Odisha – 1 Post
  • Jharkhand – 1 Post
  • Assam – 1 Post

IOCL Apprentice Recruitment 2021: Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria of IOCL Apprentice Recruitment 2021 has been drafted in 2 category. The details are given below for your reference.

IOCL Apprentice Age Limit: As on 31.01.2021

Minimum: 18 years

Maxmium: 24 years

Relaxation of upper age limit to SC/ST/OBC (NCL)/PwBD candidates shall be extended as per Govt. guidelines.

Mark sheet/Certificate issued by Board of Secondary Education for passing Matriculation (Class X) examination shall be the only acceptable document in support of age.

  • Relaxation in upper age up to 5 years for SC/ST candidates.
  • 3 years for OBC (NCL) candidates considered against reserved positions will be allowed.
  • Relaxation in upper age up to 10 years for Persons with Benchmark Disabilities (PwBD) candidates irrespective of reservation of seats for them.
  • Further, upper age relaxation of 5 years to PwBD candidates belonging to SC/ST category
  • 3 years to PwBD-OBC(NCL) candidates.

IOCL Apprentice Recruitment 2021: Educational Qualification

Candidates have to possess 10/ITI full time course recognized by NCVT/SCVT/3 years Diploma/Non-Graduate with 12th pass qualification/Class XII or its equivalent with Skill Certificate holder in ‘Domestic Data Entry Operator.

For further details refer to the IOCL Apprentice Notification 2021.

IOCL Apprentice Recruitment 2021: Application Process

Application Mode: Online

Application Fee: NIL

IOCL Apprentice Recruitment 2021: Selection Process

The IOCL Careers conducted the selection process based on the written exam

IOCL Apprentice Exam Pattern:

Selection shall be on the basis of performance of the candidates on the basis of marks obtained by them in the Written Test (Duration 90 Minutes) and meeting notified eligibility criteria.

  • The Written Test will comprise of 100 questions with Objective Type Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)
  • It consisting of four option with one correct option.
  • The questions would be in bilingual i.e. English & Hindi.

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

IOCL Exam Pattern for Trade Apprentice – Accountant

Generic Aptitude including Quantitative Aptitude30 Marks
Reasoning Abilities30 Marks
Basic English language Skills40 Marks

IOCL Exam Pattern for Trade Apprentice (Fitter / Electrician / Electronics Mechanic / Instrument Mechanic / Machinist) & Technician Apprentice (Mechanical / Electrical / Instrumentation / Civil / Electrical & Electronics / Electronics)

Technical Acumen in relevant discipline40 Marks
Generic Aptitude including Quantitative Aptitude20 Marks
Reasoning Abilities20 Marks
Basic English Language Skills20 Marks

IOCL Exam Pattern for Trade Apprentice (Data Entry Operator /Retail Sales Associate):

Generic Aptitude30 Marks
Reasoning Abilities30 Marks
Basic English45 Marks


IOCL Apprentice Minimum Qualifying Marks:

  • The candidates will have to secure a minimum of 40% marks in written test to qualify for selection process.
  • The minimum qualifying marks shall be 35% for candidates belonging to SC/ST/PwBD categories against reserved positions.

IOCL Apprentice Recruitment 2021:

Period of Apprenticeship Training:

  • 12 Months for all disciplines except
  • Trade Apprentice – Data Entry Operator (Fresher Apprentices) will be having 15 Months training
  • Trade Apprentice – Retail Sales Associate (Fresher) will be having 14 Months Training

Period of Apprenticeship Training: May be extended under certain circumstances as provided under Rule 7 of the Apprentices Rules 1992.

IOCL Apprentice Stipend:

Rate of stipend payable to apprentices per month shall be as prescribed under Apprentices Act, 1961/1973/Apprentices Rules 1992 (as amended) and Corporation’s guidelines.

IOCL Apprentice Recruitment 2021: Important Links

Check Here the Official site of IOCL

Download the IOCL Apprentice Recruitment 2021 Notification PDF

Start here the IOCL Apprentice Apply Online 

Steps to IOCL Apprentice Recruitment 2021 Apply Online:

  • First of all candidates have to visit the official site.
  • On the IOCL Careers find the link regarding the Notification for Engagement of Technical and Non-Technical Apprentices under the Apprentices Act ,1961 at Indian Oil Corporation Limited – Eastern Region (MD)
  • Candidates are advised to register as a Trade Apprentice/Technician Apprentice online in the Regional Directorate of Apprenticeship Training (RDAT) portal.
  • If the application is not submitted in the line with the eligibility criteria, terms & conditions, then the application is liable for rejection.
  • Candidates are requested to apply sufficiently in advance before the closing date.