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ByNeha Dhyani  |  Updated on: Mar 11, 2021
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HPCL recruitment 2021 is released for the post of engineer. The Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (HPCL) invites online applications for the post of engineers as Mechanical Engineer, Civil Engineer, Electrical Engineer, and Instrumentation Engineer. The total number of vacancies for the HPCL Engineer is 200. If you fulfil the HPCL Engineer 2021 eligibility criteria, then you can apply online from 3rd to 15th April 2021. Download the HPCL Recruitment 2021 notification PDF here.

Know the HPCL Eligibility criteria, important dates, post-wise vacancies, how to apply online for HPCL Engineer Recruitment, exam pattern, selection process, and other details here.

Download HPCL Recruitment Notification 2021 PDF

Apply Online for HPCL 2021 Recruitment

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The important dates for HPCL Recruitment for engineers is given below for your reference.



HPCL Online application date starts

3rd March 2021

HPCL Online Application date ends

15th April 2021

Last date to pay application fee

15th April 2021

HPCL Admit Card 2021 date

To be notified

HPCL Exam date 2021

To be notified

Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (HPCL) Recruitment 2021 Vacancies

The total number of vacancies for the HPCL Recruitment 2021 for the post of the engineer is 200. Here is the post wise HPCL Engineer vacancy 2021:

Name of the Post


Mechanical Engineer


Civil Engineer


Electrical Engineer


Instrumentation Engineer




How to Apply for HPCL Recruitment 2021?

You have to apply for HPCL Recruitment 2021 only through online mode. Here are the steps to apply for HPCL Recruitment 2021.

  • Visit the official site of HPCL on www.hindustanpetroleum.com and visit the career>current openings>engineering roles>apply online link 
  • If you are registering for the first time, then you have to register yourself by clicking on the ‘sign up for a new registration’ link.

Here is a screenshot of the online application for HPCL 2021 recruitment.


  • Fill up your mandatory details on the registration page and click on the register button.
  • Upon successful registration for HPSC Recruitment, you will obtain a registration number and a password sent to your email id and mobile number.
  • Login using the HPCL registration number and password to complete the application form.
  • Furnish your personal details, educational qualifications, and other details in the HPSC Application form.
  • Upload your recent coloured passport size photograph and signature in the space provided.
  • Lastly, pay the required amount of the application fee for HPSC 2021 recruitment and take a printout of the application form for further reference.

Application Fee for HPCL Recruitment 2021

The application fee for HPCL Engineer recruitment must be paid as per your category via Debit / Credit card/UPI/Net Banking. Upon paying the application fee status as “Your Transaction is successfully completed”, will be displayed on the screen on successful receipt of fees. 


Application Fee

UR, OBC-NCL and EWS candidates

₹1180/- + payment gateway charges if any

SC, ST & PwBD candidates



HPCL Recruitment 2021: Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria for the post of engineer in HPCL includes the educational qualification and age limit as follows:

HPCL Educational Qualification

  • Your educational qualification must be a 4-year full-time regular engineering course from an AICTE approved/UGC recognized university/deemed university.
  • You must obtain at least 60% marks if you belong to the UR/OBCNC/EWS. If you belong to the SC/ST/PwBD category, you must have obtained 50% marks under the relevant engineering steam as mentioned here. 
  • If you are in your final year/semester of engineering graduation, then also you are eligible to apply for HPCL recruitment 2021.


Educational Qualification

Mechanical Engineer

Mechanical, Mechanical & Production

Civil Engineer


Electrical Engineer

Electrical, Electrical & Electronics

Instrumentation Engineer

Instrumentation, Instrumentation & Control, Electronics & Instrumentation, Instrumentation & Electronics

HPCL Age Limit

The maximum age limit to apply for HPCL Recruitment 2021 is 25 years.

HPCL Selection Process 2021

The selection process for HPCL Recruitment 2021 will comprise of the following stages:

  • Computer-based written test (CBT)
  • Group Task
  • Interview

All the candidates who will qualify for the CBT will be called to appear for the next round.  A category & discipline-wise merit list will be drawn for all the candidates who qualify in all the stages. Computer Based Test + Group Task + Personal Interviews and will receive the offer of appointment would be as per the category & discipline-wise vacancies available.

HPCL Exam Pattern 2021

The exam pattern for HPCL CBT is as follows:

  • The HPCL CBT will comprise objective-type questions without any negative marking.
  • The HPCL Online test will consist of two parts: General Aptitude and Technical / Professional Knowledge.



Part I: General Aptitude

  • English Language
  • Quantitative Aptitude Test
  • Intellectual Potential

Part II: Technical / Professional Knowledge

Questions related to Qualifying degree

Qualifying Marks for HPCL Recruitment 2021

Here are the qualifying marks for the HPCL Recruitment 2021 examination for each stage of the exam. The final selection for HPCL 2021 Recruitment will be made on the basis of the marks scored by you in the CBT, group task and interview. 


Qualifying marks

Computer-based test (85% weightage)

  • In domain section: 50% for all categories
  • Overall Marks: 60% for UR/EWS & 54% for SC/ST/PwBD/OBC

Group Task (5% weightage)

40% for UR/EWS & 33.33% for SC/ST/ PwBD/OBC

Personal Interview

40% for UR/EWS & 33.33% for SC/ST/PwBD/OBC

Final scoring

(all the stages)

60% for UR/EWS & 54% for SC/ ST/OBC/ PwBD

HPCL Recruitment 2021 Salary

The candidates who will be joining as HPCL Engineers in 2021 recruitment, will receive the salary in the E2 Grade. The annual CTC will be Rs.15.17 lakhs. The CTC is for candidates posted in metro cities and may vary for other locations. 

Other perks and allowances for HPCL recruitment

The CTC for HPCL 2021 recruitment includes the following: 

  • Base Pay
  • Retirement Benefits
  • Dearness Allowance
  • HRA 
  • Cafeteria Allowance and this also includes Performance Related Pay (calculated at maximum), which is dependent upon multiple factors and payable as per the Corporation’s policy. 

HPCL Admit Card 2021

The HPCL Admit Card 2021 will be issued separately for each stage of the examination. The HPCL Admit card will be released online on https://www.hindustanpetroleum.com/. You will need your application number and password to download HPCL Engineer Admit Card 2021. The corporation will not send the admit card through post, thus, you have to download it only from the official website or the link that will be provided here. 

HPCL Result 2021

The HPCL Result 2021 will be declared for each stage of the recruitment process. The HPCL Engineer Result will be announced on the corporation’s official website which is https://www.hindustanpetroleum.com/. The candidates who will obtain the qualifying marks will be called for the next stage of the recruitment process.

Test Exam FAQs

  • You can apply online for HPCL Recruitment 2021 from 3rd March to 15th April 2021.

  • You can apply for the post of an engineer as Mechanical Engineer, Civil Engineer, Electrical Engineer, and Instrumentation Engineer.

  • There are three stages of the selection process for HPCL Recruitment 2021 which are as follows:

    • Computer-based written test (CBT)
    • Group Task
    • Interview
  • The final selection for HPCL Recruitment 2021 will be made on the basis of marks obtained in the CBT, GD, and Interview.

  • Candidates from UR, OBC and EWS categories have to pay a Non-Refundable Amount of ₹1180/- + payment gateway charges if any. While the candidates belonging to the SC, ST & PwBD candidates are exempted from paying the application fee.

  • You have to apply for the HPCL Recruitment 2021 only through online mode by visiting the official website which is https://www.hindustanpetroleum.com.

  • The candidates who are appointed as engineers in HPCL will be given a salary in the  E2 Grade. The annual CTC will be Rs.15.17 lakhs.

  • The HPCL CBT will consist of two parts, General Aptitude, and Technical / Professional Knowledge.

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