IOCL Apprentice Recruitment 2020 – 404 Posts


Indian Oil Corporation Limited, Marketing Division has announced the IOCL Apprentice Recruitment 2020 notification on 21/03/2020. Notification is out for 404 posts such as Trade Apprentice & Technician Apprentice in Assam, Bihar, Jharkhand, Odisha, West Bengal. Eligible candidates can apply online from 21/03/2020 to 10/04/2020. Candidates can view the post details, vacancy details, eligibility criteria, selection process, applying method, fees structure, syllabus, pattern and important dates in the below content. The period of Apprenticeship Training is 12 months for all disciplines and 15 months for Trade Apprentice – Data Entry Operator (Fresher Apprentices) & Trade Apprentice – Data Entry Operator (Skilled Certificate Holders).

Name of the Post: Trade Apprentice & Technician Apprentice

Post Date: 21/03/2020

No of Vacancies: 404

Place: Assam, Bihar, Jharkhand, Odisha, West Bengal

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Important Dates for IOCL Apprentice Recruitment:

Start Date of Online Application 21/03/2020 at 05.00 P.M
Last Date of Online Application 10/04/2020 Upto 05.00 P.M
Tentative  Date of Download of Admit Card 14/04/2020 Upto 05.00 P.M
Tentative Date of Written Examination 19/04/2020 at 11.00 P.M
Tentative Date for upload Provisionally Qualified Candidates for Certificate Verification 23/04/2020 at 05.00 P.M

Vacancy Details of IOCL Apprentice Recruitment:

S.No. Name of the States No. of Posts
1 Assam 88
2 Bihar 54
3 Jharkhand 29
4 Odisha 55
5 West Bengal 178


S.No. Name of the Posts No. of Posts
1 Trade Apprentice 183
2 Technician Apprentice 221

Age limit (31/03/2020):

The age limit should be between 18 to 24 years.

Age Relaxation:

S.No. Category Age Relaxation
1 Schedule Cast / Scheduled Tribe (SC / ST) 05 years
2 Other Backward Classes (OBC) 03 years
3 Ex-Servicemen 05 years
4 Persons with Disabilities (PwD) 10 years
5 Persons with Disabilities (PwD) + OBC 13 years
6 Persons with Disabilities (PwD) + SC / ST 15 years

Educational Qualification:

1.Trade Apprentice:

Candidates should be 10th passed and 02 years full-time ITI in relevant trade

2. Technician Apprentice:

Candidates should be completed 03 years Engineering Diploma in relevant field

3. Trade Apprentice – Data Entry Operator (Skilled Certificate Holders):

Candidates should be 12th or it’s equivalent with Skill Certificate holder in Domestic Data Entry Operator with minimum 50% marks in aggregate for General & OBC candidates and 45% in case of SC / ST / PwBD candidates for reserved positions from a recognized Board / Institute.

Selection Process:

The selection will be based on the:

  1. Written Examination
  2. Document Verification.

Pattern for the Written Examination:

  • The Written Test will comprise of 100 questions with Objective Type Multiple Choice Questions.
  • The time duration is 90 minutes.
  • The questions would be in bilingual i.e. English & Hindi.

Trade Apprentice Accountant:

S.No. Name of the Subjects Marks
1 Generic Aptitude including Quantitative Aptitude 30 marks
2 Reasoning Abilities 30 marks
3 Basic English Language Skills 40 marks


Trade Apprentice (Data Entry Operator):

S.No. Name of the Subjects Marks
1 General Aptitude and Reasoning Abilities 25 marks
2 Basic English Language Skills 25 marks
3 Quantitative Aptitude 25 marks
4 General Awareness 25 marks

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

S.No. Name of the Subjects Marks
1 Technical Acumen in relevant discipline 40 marks
2 Generic Aptitude including Quantitative Aptitude 20 marks
3 Reasoning Abilities 20 marks
4 Basic English Language Skills 20 marks

Application Fee:

There is no application fee.

How to Apply for IOCL Apprentice Recruitment:

  • Candidates should apply through online mode only.
  • Candidates first register as a Trade Apprentice online at
  • After registration candidate should note the User name and Password.
  • And then apply in the IOCL official website:
  • Candidates must have a valid Email ID and Mobile Number and must be valid for at least 01 year as all future communications with candidates.
  • Candidates keep a copy of the printout of the online application form for reference.
  • Candidates apply any one trade / discipline only.
  • Candidates using their Application number and Date of Birth for downloading admit cards from the website.
  • The candidate should have the scanned copies of self-attested photocopies of the following documents in pdf / jpg format:
    • Xth std / SSLC / Matriculation certificate / mark sheet issued by the concerned Education Board as proof of Date of Birth.
    • Certificate of the prescribed Educational Qualification-ITI.
    • Caste certificate if applicable.
    • Signature in black ink.
    • Recent color passport size photograph.
  • Candidates shall fill the required details and submit the online application form.

Important Links for IOCL Apprentice Recruitment:

To Apply Online  Click here
For Official Website Click here
For Official Notification Click here

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