Odishatv Bureau

The Indian Oil Corporation Limited, (IOCL), has sought applications from eligible candidates for engagement as Apprentices under Apprentices Act, 1961/1973, in different Trade/Disciplines. 

The selected Trade and 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.

Age Limit: The minimum age to apply for the positions is 18 years while the maximum is 24 years as on January 31, 2022. Relaxation in the upper age limit is also there - 5 years for SC/ST and 3 years for OBC.

Similarly, candidates belonging to PwBD categories will get age relaxation up to 10 years (up to 15 years for SC/ST and up to 13 years for OBC (Non-Creamy layer).

Period of Apprenticeship Training: 12 Months

Selection Process

The Selection of candidates would consist of online mode of Written Examination which will comprise 100 questions and shall be of 90 minutes duration, and would mainly comprise objective type multiple choice (MCQ’s) questions. 

The questions would be in bilingual i.e. English &Hindi. Meanwhile, the online written test will assess the candidates on the following parameters:

Trade Apprentice Accountant:

-Generic Aptitude including Quantitative Aptitude – 30 Marks
-Reasoning Abilities – 30 Marks
-Basic English Language Skills – 40 Marks

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

-Technical Acumen in relevant discipline – 40 Marks
-Generic Aptitude including Quantitative Aptitude – 20 Marks
-Reasoning Abilities – 20 Marks
-Basic English Language Skills – 20 Marks

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