Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL) 2020 Jobs Recruitment. IOCL has released official notification for the job openings of Engineering Assistant and Technical Attendant I vacancies. Check the eligibility and notification prior to apply for the positions.

Closing Date is on :- 15th January, 2021.

No.of Posts and Vacancies :-

Engineering Assistant - 27 Posts

Technical Attendant I - 20 Posts

Job Location - Various Location in India

Other Qualification Details :-

Note - For complete details including Qualification, reservation, relaxation in upper age limit, examination fee, selection process, how to apply online, general information & instructions and other details do check official notification for complete details and do apply via proper channel only. Qualification, Salary, Age Limit, No.of post, and more Details Kindly Refer Official Notification.

Applications are invited from eligible Indian Nationals for the following non-executives vacancies in various locations of Pipelines Division as per details

Advertisement No. : PL/HR/ESTB/RECT-2020(1)

Age: Minimum age requirement is 18 years and upper age limit is 26 years as on 22.12.2020.

Application Fee: Candidates belonging to General and OBC categories are required to remit Rs.100/- as application fee. SC/ST/PwBD candidates are exempted from payment of Application Fee.

General Instruction :-

1) Candidates are advised to carefully read the full advertisement for details of eligibility criteria and selection modalities before submission of application.

2) Service is transferable to anywhere in India.

3) Selected candidate shall be posted in any of the locations within the Region/Unit as per vacancy, depending on the post applied for by the candidate.

4) Candidates possessing higher qualification other than the prescribed qualification for the post shall not be considered for the above notified posts and should not apply as their candidature shall not be considered.

5) Candidates, who are pursuing higher qualification on the date of final submission of online application but have acquired/completed the same subsequently at the time of Skill/Proficiency/Physical Test (SPPT), shall not be eligible for selection and shall not be allowed to appear for SPPT.

6) Candidates with induction level qualification acquired through Distance Learning Mode or Part Time Mode or Correspondence mode shall not be considered.

7) Ex-servicemen candidates who, in addition to induction level qualification prescribed for the notified post, possess additional/ higher qualification certificate issued by the Armed Forces during service with them, will be considered for appearing in Written Test and further selection process provided they give a declaration to the effect that he/she will not make any claim for availing any benefit on the basis of additional/ higher qualification certificate issued to him by the Armed Forces.

8) Candidates, who are short-listed for Written Test, shall have to download their e-Admit Cards for appearing in the Written Test through online portal only on the notified date. Admit Cards shall not be sent by post.

9) Candidates meeting the eligibility criteria can apply online from 22.12.2020 to 15.01.2021 till 18:00 hrs only, at IOCL website

10) All the candidates are advised to keep the printout of the online application form for reference for downloading Admit Card from Pipelines Recruitment Portal The candidate shall be required to provide his/her Registration Number, password sent to his email/sms, date of birth along with Captcha details for downloading the Admit Card.

11) Candidates will be required to carry a Photo ID Proof for the Written Test and SPPT. The original Photo ID shall be checked and verified during the Tests. A self-attested photocopy of the same shall also be collected along with the admit card after the Written Test and SPPT. Valid Photo ID proof like Aadhar Card, PAN Card, Driving license, Voter ID card, Passport etc. shall be accepted. Candidates without valid Photo ID shall not be allowed to appear for the Written Test or SPPT.

12) Short-listed candidates have to bring all original certificates/testimonials/ mark sheets along with a passport size photograph and self-attested copies of certificates/mark sheets for checking on the date of Skill/Proficency/Physical Test (SPPT). The SPPT may be held on the next day after Written Test.

13) SC/ST/OBC (NCL-non-creamy layer)/PwBD/EWS candidates applying for Unreserved (UR) post shall be considered subject to their fulfilling the standards, qualification criteria as applicable to candidates belonging to General category.

14) Candidates registered with Local/ State/Special Employment Exchange (s) and meeting the prescribed eligibility criteria, are required to apply through online portal only, failing which their candidature will not be considered.

15) Caste/Tribe/Disability/EWS certificate is to be produced by reserved category candidates in the format prescribed by the Govt. Of India and issued by the Competent Authority at the time of SPPT, if they get shortlisted for it.

16) For claiming the benefit of OBC category, the candidate should submit a latest OBC certificate in the proforma prescribed by Govt. of India, which would, among others, specifically mention that the candidate does not belong to the persons/sections (creamy layer) as mentioned in column 3 of the schedule to the Department of Personnel & Training, Government of India OM No. 36012/22/93- Estt.(SCT) dated 08.09.1993. Candidates belonging to OBC category but falling in creamy layer are not entitled to OBC reservation benefits. Further, name of OBC caste mentioned in the certificate should fall in the central list of OBCs of the respective State and non-creamy layer status should be valid as on 22.12.2020.

17) For claiming the benefit applicable to Economically Weaker Section Category (EWS), candidates have to produce latest Income and Asset Certificate issued by the Competent Authority , in the prescribed format, failing which such candidates would be considered as General Category. The format for EWS Income and Asset Certificate is available under the Downloads section of

18) Candidates can apply for one Post Code ONLY. Further, only one mobile number and one email ID can be used for applying for the post. The same mobile number and email ID cannot be used by any other candidate for filling online application for this notification.

19) Wherever CGPA/OGPA or Letter Grade is awarded in the Diploma/ Degree/ITI examination, its equivalent aggregate percentage of marks must be indicated in the Online Application Form as per the norms adopted by University/ Institute. The supporting document should also be produced at the time of SPPT in case the candidate gets shortlisted for SPPT.

20) The candidature of the applicant would be provisional and subject to subsequent verification of certificates/testimonials. In case it is detected at any stage of selection or thereafter, that a candidate does not fulfil the eligibility norms and/or that he/she has furnished any incorrect/doctored/false information/certificate/documents or has suppressed any material fact(s), then the same shall amount to misrepresentation/ fraud and his/her candidature will stand cancelled. If any of these shortcomings is/are detected even after appointment, his /her appointment shall be terminated at any time, as per rules of the Corporation.

21) The decision of Management will be final and binding on all candidates on all matters relating to eligibility, acceptance or rejection of the applications, mode of selection, cancellation of the selection process either in part or full, higher qualification etc. No correspondence will be entertained in this regard. Filling up of the vacancies is solely at the discretion of the management based on suitability of candidates and no claim will arise for selection, if some of these vacancies are not filled due to unsuitability / insufficient number of candidates or due to some administrative reasons.

22) Incomplete application(s) will not be considered. Applications/Registration which are incomplete or not fulfilling the eligibility criteria shall not be considered “Eligible” and treated as “Rejected”.

23) Canvassing of any kind shall disqualify the candidate.

24) Mere selection in written examination or SPPT or empanelment after the selection process shall not confer any right of appointment to the applicants.

25) Candidates employed in Government/Semi government/Public Sector Organization must send their application through proper channel or produce “No Objection Certificate” at the time of appearing in the SPPT. In case the candidate fails to do so, his/her candidature will not be considered.

26) The candidates will have the option to appear for Written Test/SPPT either in Hindi or English.

27) All disputes would be subject to jurisdiction of following High Court-:

a. For Northern Region Pipelines: Chandigarh

b. For Eastern Region Pipelines: Kolkata

c. For Western Region Pipelines: Ahmedabad

d. For Southern Region Pipelines: Chennai

e. For South Eastern Region Pipelines: Cuttack

Important :-

1) Since SPPT of the short-listed candidates from Written Test shall be conducted on next day(s) of Written Test, candidates are advised to carry the original documents with respect to their qualification, age, category etc. without which they will not be allowed to appear in SPPT. Candidate himself will be responsible for safe custody of their original documents.

2) Candidates have to make their own arrangement for lodging and boarding for appearing in Written Test and SPPT. No accommodation or arrangement for keeping documents or belonging shall be provided during the entire selection process.

3) The list of candidates who are shortlisted for SPPT shall be made available in Pipelines recruitment portal in the evening on the same day of Written Test. It shall also be made available on by next day of written test. The Written test results shall also be displayed in the Written Test venue on same day of Written Test.

4) Any corrigendum/addendum or updates with regard to this advertisement shall be made available on our website and only. Candidates are thus advised to periodically visit our above website for updates.

5) The Online Application shall be deemed to be submitted only upon receipt of Application Fee (for General & OBC candidates) and upload of Photo and Signature.

6) Candidates are advised in their own interest to complete the registration process, pay application fee online (only for General & OBC candidates) and final submission of online application sufficiently in advance before the last date so as to avoid the possibility of disconnection /inability / failure to log on to the website on account of heavy load on internet or website jam.

Selection Process :-

1) Selection process shall consist of Written Test and Skill/Proficiency/Physical Test (SPPT).

2) Skill/Proficiency/Physical Test (SPPT) shall be qualifying in nature only.

3) Final merit list shall be prepared based on the marks secured in Written Test of only those candidates who are considered FIT in SPPT.

4) Candidate has to secure a minimum of 40% marks in Written Test to qualify for SPPT. For SC/ST/EXSM/PwBD candidates, minimum qualifying marks shall be 30% (after providing 10 % relaxation) against the reserved posts only.

5) Candidates, who secure minimum qualifying marks in the Written Test, shall be shortlisted for Skill/Proficiency/Physical Test (SPPT) in the ratio of 1:5 i.e. first 5 candidates with the highest score in written test shall be called for SPPT for one vacancy.

6) If there is a tie of scores in written test marks, then all candidates with the same score shall be short-listed for SPPT.

7) In case where number of candidates who qualify in Written Test are less than the required ratio, all the candidates who have scored minimum qualifying marks in Written Test will be shortlisted for SPPT.

8) The documents shall be checked for only those candidates who qualify in the Written Test and are shortlisted for SPPT, on the day of SPPT. Only those candidates shall be allowed to appear in SPPT whose documents are found in order.

9) If all shortlisted candidates are found ineligible before the SPPT stage on account of not meeting the eligibility criteria of qualification, age etc., then next 5 candidates who have qualified in the Written Exam in the order of merit, shall be called for the SPPT, as available. If less than 5 qualified candidates are available, then as many available shall be called for SPPT. If there is a tie of score for the 5th ranked person, then all such qualified candidates shall be called who are tied on that score, even if it exceeds the number of candidates from 5.

10) If after the SPPT all candidates who have appeared in the SPPT are found to be UNFIT, then the next 5 candidates as available, who have qualified in the written Test as per the order of merit, shall be called for the SPPT to fill up the post. If less than 5 qualified candidates are available, then as many available shall be called for SPPT. If there is a tie of score for the 5th rank position, then all such qualified candidates shall be called who are tied on that score, even if it exceeds the number of candidates from 5.

11) If only one candidate qualifies in the SPPT and he/she does not join after issuance of offer of appointment, then next 5 candidates as available who qualified in the Written Test as per the order of merit, shall be called for SPPT to fill up the post. If less than 5 qualified candidates are available, then as many available shall be called for SPPT. If there is a tie of score for the 5th position, then all such qualified candidates shall be called who are tied on that score, even if it exceeds the number of candidates from 5.

A) Written Test Modality:

1) Written Test shall be held tentatively on 14.02.2021(Sunday) .

2) 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.

3) There shall be 100 questions in the Written Test and total marks shall be 100. Each correct answer shall carry 1 mark.

4) For the post of Engineering Assistants, out of 100 objective type questions, 75 questions shall be from the concerned engineering discipline of Diploma level and 25 questions on General Aptitude and Reasoning, General English, Numerical Aptitude and General Knowledge etc.

5) For the post of Technical Attendants, out of 100 objective type questions, 75 questions shall be on Technical discipline from General Science and on basic ITI trades like Motor Mechanic, Electrical, and Fitter etc. The remaining 25 questions will be asked on General Aptitude and Reasoning, General English, Numerical Aptitude and General Knowledge.

6) There shall be no negative marking for wrong answers.

7) Duration of Written Test shall be of 90 minutes.

8) Duration of Written Test for PwBD candidates for posts reserved for them shall be of 120 minutes. (including extra Compensatory Time)

B) Skill/proficency/physical Test (Sppt) Modality: 

1) In SPPT, the technical skill/proficiency /physical ability to handle/operate the tools / equipments of the respective engineering discipline of the shortlisted candidates shall be assessed.

2) Final Merit List shall be prepared based on Written Test marks only of those candidates who are declared FIT in SPPT.

3) In the final merit list for selection, if written test marks of more than one candidate is same, then the candidate older in age shall be given preference in the merit list. In case if the age is also identical, then the candidate with the higher percentage of marks in the induction level qualification shall be preferred.

Steps to Apply :-

1) Candidates meeting the above prescribed eligibility criteria should visit IOCL Pipelines recruitment portal at

2) Candidates are advised to follow the procedure mentioned in above recruitment portal. In case of any difficulty with respect to filling online application or making online payment, please refer to FAQ/How to apply options available in the portal.

3) The portal for submitting online application will be operative from 22.12.2020 till 1800 hrs of 15.01.2021 only.

4) Paper based applications will NOT be accepted.

5) Queries, if any, may be addressed to the following e-mail

a. ERPL [email protected]

b. NRPL [email protected]

c. SERPL [email protected]

d. SRPL [email protected]

e. WRPL [email protected]

Applicants may kindly note that only such queries which are relevant to this advertisement and have not been addressed in the above advertisement shall be replied to.

(A) Important Dates: 

1. Date of opening of online application and publishing of detailed website notification on IOCL Website 22.12.2020

2. Last date of submission of online application(including payment of application fee of Rs. 100/- for General and OBC candidates) 15.01.2021 till 18:00 hrs

3. Tentative date of downloading online admit card From 29.01.2021 till 08:00 hrs of 14.02.2021

4. Tentative date of Written Test for all disciplines 14.02.2021 (Sunday)

5. Tentative dates for SPPT for all disciplines 15.02.2021. If not completed on 15.02.2021 then on 16.02.2021 as well.

(B) Document: 

a. 10th pass/Matriculation certificate issued by the concerned education board as proof of date of birth. No other document will be accepted for verification of date of birth.

b. SC/ST/OBC/Disability/EWS certificates of reserved category candidates in the prescribed format issued by the Competent Authority. OBC non-creamy layer status should be valid as on 22.12.2020 and name of caste should fall in the Central list of OBCs. Formats of Certificate are available in the Detailed Notification as well as in under Downloads section.

c. For the post of Engineering Assistant : Semester-wise / year-wise mark sheets and Certificate of fulltime Diploma in Engineering in respective Discipline.

d. For the post of Technical Attendant-I : Candidate should produce final ITI marks sheet indicating marks of all semesters/years and Trade Certificate/National Trade Certificate issued by SCVT/NCVT in any of the Trades mentioned above.

e. Valid discharge Certificate for Ex-servicemen candidates

f. Any other certificate, if applicable

Official Notification