Cochin Shipyard Limited (CSL) 2021 Recruitment Notification. CSL has released official notification for the job openings of Executive Trainee positions. Check the eligibility and notification prior to apply for the positions.

Closing Date is on :- 27th October, 2021.

No. of Posts and Vacancies :- 

Executive Trainee - 70 Posts

Job Location - Kochi

Other Qualification Details :-

Cochin Shipyard Limited (CSL), a listed premier Mini Ratna Company of Government of India, invites Online Applications from young professionals, for filling up the posts of Executive Trainees in the following disciplines:


1. Name of the Post: Executive Trainees

2. No of Post: 70

3. Educational Qualification: 

i) Degree in Civil Engineering with minimum of 65% marks from a recognized University.

ii) Degree in Electrical Engineering with minimum of 65% marks from a recognized University.

iii) Degree in Electronics Engineering with minimum of 65% marks from a recognized University.

iv) Degree in Mechanical Engineering with minimum of 65% marks from a recognized University.

v) Degree in Naval Architecture with minimum of 65% marks from a recognized University.


1. Essential:-

a) Degree in Engineering in Computer Science with minimum of 65% marks from a recognized university OR

b) Degree in Engineering in Information Technology with minimum of 65% marks from a recognized university OR

c) Master’s Degree in Computer Applications / Computer Science/ Information Technology with minimum of 65% marks from a recognized university.

2. Desirable:- Valid Certification from reputed agencies / organizations on Programming Language / DBMS/ Networking/ ERP Systems.

vii) a) Degree with minimum of 65% marks from a recognized University AND

b) Two year Master’s Degree or equivalent Degree or equivalent Diploma or Post Graduate Degree in any of the following areas, with minimum of 65% marks from a recognized University :-

(i) Master’s Degree in Business Administration with specialization in HR or equivalent Degree with specialization in HR or equivalent Diploma with specialization in HR OR

(ii) Post Graduate Degree in Social Work with specialization in Personnel Management or Labour Welfare & Industrial Relations OR

(iii) Post Graduate Degree in Personnel Management.

4. Compensation and Benefits, Place of posting: 

(i) The candidate selected as Executive Trainee will have to undergo one year training during which the trainee will be paid a consolidated monthly stipend of ` 50,000/-. If required, the trainee would be retained for extra hours of training beyond normal working hours and on closed holidays, and in such cases would be paid an additional stipend limited to a maximum of ` 3000/-pm.

(ii) On successful completion of one year training, the Executive Trainees shall be considered for appointment as Assistant Manager in E-1 Grade in the scale of pay of `40000-3%-140000 and pay fixed at the start of the scale. In addition to Basic Pay, the incumbent shall be eligible for Industrial Dearness Allowance as applicable, HRA @ 16% of Basic pay, Perks upto 35% of Basic Pay, and other benefits viz.

a) Pension benefits, NPS, Contributory Provident Fund Scheme, Accident Insurance coverage, Leave Encashment, Reimbursement of Medical expenses under the Contributory Medical Insurance policy, Performance Payment, other allowances etc as per the rules of the company. The CTC per annum at the minimum of the E1 scale of pay as on date works out to ` 13 Lakhs approx., as detailed under:- Total per month 1,12,181 /-

(iii) The posting shall be at CSL, Kochi or any CSL units at Mumbai, Kolkata, Andaman & Nicobar Islands etc, or any other project sites as desired by CSL.


The upper age limit prescribed for all the posts shall be 27 years as on 27 October 2021, i.e. applicants should be born on or after 28 October 1994.

Application Fee:

Application fee of Rs.750/-(Non refundable, plus bank charges extra) should be remitted using the Online payment options (Debit card/Credit card/Internet Banking/Wallets/UPI etc) which can be accessed through the Online application portal from 06 October 2021 to 27 October 2021. No other mode of payment will be accepted. Refund of fees shall not be considered.


(i) Depending upon number of online applications received for the post, CSL reserves the right to stipulate a higher cut off mark than the minimum eligibility marks stipulated in the qualifying examination for the post and accordingly short-list candidates for consideration for selection.

(ii) Candidates are advised to make sure that they are meeting the eligibility requirements as per the vacancy notification for the posts before submitting the applications.

(iii) CSL reserves the right to call for any additional documentary evidence from candidates in support of educational qualification/ other notified eligibility requirements as indicated in their online application and information / replies to such queries should be only through the e-mail [email protected]. However, CSL shall not be responsible for any delay/non-receipt of such e-mails within the stipulated date and time. Replies to any such queries received after the stipulated date and time shall not be considered, and no further correspondence shall be entertained in this regard.

(iv) The candidature of the applicants short-listed for the selection process shall be purely provisional, subject to verification of original certificates in proof of age, qualification, experience, caste, disability etc at the time of joining or at any other stage. In case, the candidates are found not meeting the eligibility requirements or fail to produce certificates in original, the candidate shall not be considered for selection and candidature will be cancelled/rejected without further notice.

(v) Candidates belonging to PwBD and requiring the service of scribe for attending the online test should indicate this in the online application and shall bring valid certificate issued by notified authority for proof of benchmark disability.

(vi) Finger print / biometric/ photograph of candidates shall be captured at the time of online examination for further verification at the time of certificate verification/interview etc. as decided by CSL.

(vii) No travelling allowance shall be paid to any candidates for appearing for the Objective type test. However, SC/ST/PwBD candidates appearing for the certificate verification shall be reimbursed single to & fro third AC rail fare as admissible for the post as per company rules by the shortest route from the mailing address mentioned in their online application form to Cochin Shipyard Ltd, Kochi on production of proof.

a) Candidates claiming travel re-imbursement are required to submit the copy of front page of Savings bank passbook with account number and IFSC code, at the time of certificate verification and the eligible amount of reimbursement shall be credited to their bank account through NEFT. Reimbursement of travel fare shall only be made to those candidates who submit the above details. However, at the time of certificate verification, if it is found that the candidate does not fulfil any of the notified eligibility conditions, he/she shall neither be allowed to attend Phase II nor be paid any travelling allowance.

(viii) No correspondence regarding the rejection of application in case of ineligibility will be entertained.

(ix) Call letters shall not be sent to short-listed candidates by post. They shall be informed by e-mail/through CSL website to download call letter from Schedule of the selection shall be intimated to the shortlisted applicants through E-mail/CSL website (Career page). Candidates are requested to frequently check the above website (Career Page) for updates related to the selection.

(x) Mere submission of online application and Issue of call letter for the selection process shall not confer any right to the candidate of acceptance of candidature or cannot be construed as an acknowledgement of fulfilling the eligibility conditions.

(xi) Appointment of selected candidates shall be subject to verification of character and antecedents and verification of caste certificates if applicable.

(xii) The candidates short-listed for appointment should undergo a medical examination in the hospitals as prescribed by CSL. The reports of such medical examination shall be examined by Medical Officer of CSL and the appointment of the candidate shall be subject to verification of Medical fitness by the Medical Officer of CSL.

(xiii) CSL shall not bear any liability on account of salary/leave salary/gratuity/pension contribution etc, if any of previous employment of any candidate already working in Government/Public Sector Undertakings.

(xiv) Rank lists shall be maintained for the posts and shall be operated only in the event of occurrence of a vacancy caused by non-joining of a candidate from the rank list within the date of joining as stipulated in the offer of appointment issued to the candidate, OR, where a candidate joins the post and in the event of separation of a person on account of death or resignation from the post during the period of one year from the date of joining.

a) The validity period of the rank list shall be upto one year from date of publication of results, unless a fresh notification for the same post is issued. Vacancy which arose as stated above shall not be treated as a fresh vacancy and the actual number of posts filled up against this notification shall under no circumstances exceed the number of vacancies indicated in this notification.

(xv) Notwithstanding the above or any other conditions, CSL reserves the right not to fill up the vacancies notified. Further, the filling up of the notified vacancies will be subject to the suitability of candidates in the rank list, availability of projects and job requirements. CSL reserves the right to restrict/ alter/cancel/modify the recruitment process, if need so arises without notice or assigning any reason thereof.

Important Dates:

1. Commencement of Online Application : 06 October 2021

2. Last Date of Online Application : 27 October 2021 

Selection Process :-

The selection process comprises of two phases:

(i) Phase-I - Objective Type Online Test (60 marks) The Online Test shall be of 60 Minutes duration comprising of 60 Multiple Choice Questions in the areas of General Awareness (5 Marks), English Language (5 marks), Numerical Ability (5 marks), Reasoning Ability (5 marks) and Subject Based (40 marks). Each question carries one mark and there will be no negative marks.

(ii) Phase-II - Group Discussion (GD), Writing Skills and Personal Interview (40 marks)

(iii) Marks are assigned to the following parameters for preparing the final rank list for selection:

(a) Objective Type Online Test : 60 marks

(b) Group Discussion (GD) : 10 marks

(c) Writing Skills : 10 marks

(d) Personal Interview : 20 marks

(e) Total : 100 marks

(iv) The Phase I Online test shall be held at various test centres in Kerala, as decided by CSL and test centres shall be allotted based on the number of online applications. Applicants have the option to choose test centres in Kerala for Phase-I Objective type Online test, while completing the online application. The Objective Type Online test shall be tentatively scheduled in third week of November 2021. The Phase-II shall be held at CSL, Kochi.

(v) Merit lists shall be prepared on the basis of marks secured by candidates in the online test for various disciplines. Based on the marks secured by the candidates in the online test, the candidates shall be short listed for the certificate verification / Phase-II (Group Discussion, Writing Skills and Personal Interview), in the ratio of 1:6, in the order of merit/reservation of posts notified. In case, same marks secured by more than one candidate, marks scored in the subject part of the online test shall be the basis of determining the order of merit list. In case of a tie thereafter, relative merit shall be decided based on seniority in age. In the case of SC / ST / PwBD candidates, the ratio of candidates to be short-listed shall be as prescribed by CSL.

(vi) CSL reserves the right to fix minimum marks for pass in the objective type online test (subject to minimum 33.33% marks) for the purpose of short listing candidates for the Group Discussion / Writing Skills / Personal Interview and in such cases, the ratio of short-listing may be less than 1:6.

(vii) Only those candidates who successfully complete the certificate verification shall be allowed to attend the Phase II.

(viii) Changes if any, in the parameters for selection would be informed to the candidates prior to the commencement of the selection process.

Steps to Apply :-

(i) Applicants should go to the website (Career page) and proceed to the link for online application. The application consists of two phases – Registration and Submission of application. Applicants should not submit more than one application to the same post. Application once submitted shall be final.

(ii) Applicants meeting the notified requirements may go through the instructions (FAQ) on the online application page, complete the Registration and submit their application online through the online application facility from 06 October 2021 and the facility can be accessed through our website (Career page). Application submitted direct or by any other mode shall not be accepted.

(iii) Applicants should ensure that all the entries in the online application have been correctly filled in and application submitted successfully. Change in the data provided in the application after final submission of the same through online will not be considered. Filling of garbage/junk details in any of the fields can lead to rejection of application.

(iv) Application must be complete in all respects as per this Advertisement Notification. Please note that incomplete applications shall not be considered.

(v) After applying through online, applicants should retain a soft copy/ printout of the online application containing the unique application number generated by the system for their reference. It is important to note that, the unique application number will be obtained only upon successful submission of online application. The Application Number on the online application should be quoted for any correspondence with CSL.

(vi) Applicants need not send the online application print out/ certificates/application fee in the form of DD/Challan/Cheque by post to CSL.

(vii) The website will remain functional for the purpose of submitting applications from 06 October 2021 and the last date for submission of applications through online is 27 October 2021. In order to avoid heavy traffic in website on the last date that may result in non-submission of application, candidates are advised to log in to CSL website and submit applications well in advance before the last date. Those who apply on the last date of application may not get any troubleshooting assistance / technical support in the online application portal by email/phone after 1600hrs on the last date.

Official Notification