IOCL Recruitment 2021: Trade/Technician Apprentice Posts, 300 Vacancies – Apply Now

Indian Oil Corporation Limited has announced the IOCL Recruitment 2021: Apprentice Posts notification on 10/12/2021. Notification is out to engage 300 Vacancies of Technical & Non-Technical Trade Apprentices at its Locations in States of South India. Interested and eligible candidates can apply online from 10/12/2021 to 27/12/2021. Candidates can go through the vacancy details and eligibility criteria in the below content. So candidates can also check the exam date and result date below.

Name of the Post: Trade/Technician Apprentice

Post Date: 10/12/2021

No of Vacancies: 300

Place: Tamil Nadu, Puducherry, Karnataka, Kerala, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana

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Important Dates for IOCL Recruitment 2021: Trade/ Technician Apprentice Posts

Check the online application dates in the below table to apply for the apprentice posts. Eligible candidates can send the application online on or before the last dates. Also, check Exam Date & Result Date in the below table.

Start Date to Submit Online Application10/12/2021 from (11:00 AM)
Last Date to Submit Online Application04/12/2021 by (5:00 PM)
Date of Written Examination09/01/2022
Exam Result Date17/01/2021

Vacancy Details of IOCL Recruitment 2021: Trade/Technician Apprentice Posts

Check category wise vacancy details on the given table. The below table contains the name of the category and the number of vacancies for that particular category.

S. NoName of the CategoryTotal Vacancies

Pay Scale:

Stipend payable to apprentices per month shall be as prescribed under Apprentices Act, 1961 / 1973 / Apprentices Rules 1992 and as amended from time to time.

Age limit (30/11/2021):

Candidates should have attained 18 years (minimum) years of age and should not exceed 24 years (maximum) to be eligible.

S. NoName of the CategoryAge Limit
1Trade/Technician Apprentice18 to 24 years

Age Relaxation:

Age limit is relaxable for SC, ST, OBC, Ex-Servicemen and PWD candidates. Go through the age relaxation in the below tabular column.

S. NoCategoryAge Relaxation
1Schedule Cast / Scheduled Tribe (SC / ST)05 years
2Other Backward Classes (OBC)03 years
3Ex-Servicemen05 years
4Persons with Disabilities (PwD)10 years
5Persons with Disabilities (PwD) + OBC13 years
6Persons with Disabilities (PwD) + SC / ST15 years

Educational Qualification:

1. Technician Apprentice

  • Candidates should have completed 3 years Diploma in relevant Engineering dicipline from recognized Institute / University with minimum 50% marks in aggregate for General, EWS & OBC candidates & 45% in case of SC / ST candidates against reserved positions.

2. Trade Apprentice:

  • Candidates should have completed Matric with 2 year ITI course in a relevant discipline.

2. Trade Apprentice – Accountant

  • Full-Time Graduate in any discipline with minimum 50% marks in aggregate for General, EWS & OBC candidates and 45% in case of SC / ST / PwBD candidates for reserved positions from a recognized Institute / University.

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

  • Candidates should have passed Class XII or its equivalent with Skill Certificate holder in ‘Domestic Data Entry Operator’.

4. Trade Apprentice – Retail Sales Associate (Skilled Certificate Holders) / DEO – (Fresher Apprentices)

  • Candidates should be Non-Graduate with 12th pass qualification.

Selection Process:

The selection will be based on

  1. Written Examination
  2. Document Verification

Exam Pattern:

Candidates can go through the written exam pattern for Trade/Technician apprentice here. The Written Test will comprise of Multiple Choice Questions(MCQ’s).

Trade Apprentice Accountant:

S. NoName of the SubjectsMarks
1Generic Aptitude including Quantitative Aptitude30 marks
2Reasoning Abilities30 marks
3Basic English Language Skills40 marks


Trade Apprentice (Retail Sales Associate):

S. NoName of the SubjectsMarks
1Generic Aptitude30 marks
2Reasoning Abilities30 marks
3Basic English Language Skills40 marks


Trade Apprentice (Data Entry Operator):

S. NoName of the Subjects
1Generic Aptitude and Reasoning
2General English
3Numerical Aptitude
4General Knowledge/Awareness

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

S. NoName of the SubjectsMarks
1Technical Acumen in relevant discipline40 marks
2Generic Aptitude including Quantitative Aptitude20 marks
3Reasoning Abilities20 marks
4Basic English Language Skills20 marks

Application Fee:

  • There is no application fee.

How to Apply for IOCL Recruitment 2021: Trade/Technician Apprentice Posts

  • Candidates should apply online by visiting the IOCL official website:
  • Choose Careers-> Apprenticeships-> Engagement of Technical and Non-Technical Trade & Technician Apprentices in Northern Region.
  • Candidates must register using a valid Email ID and Mobile Number.
  • Fill in all the details correctly and click submit.
  • System generated registration number is sent in his registered email id / SMS.
  • Upload scanned photograph and signature and furnish educational qualification, experience details etc.
  • Take a printout of the online application form for future reference.

Documents Required:

  1. Xth Std/SSLC/Matriculation Certificate/Mark sheet issued by concerned education Board as proof of date of birth.
  2. Certificate of the prescribed educational qualification – ITI / Graduation / Diploma in Engineering (as applicable)
  3. EWS/Caste Certificate, if applicable.
  4. Signature in black ink.
  5. Recent colour passport size photograph.

Important Links for IOCL Recruitment 2021: Trade/Technician Apprentice Posts

To Apply Online Click here
For Official WebsiteClick here
For Official NotificationClick here

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