IOCL Recruitment through GATE 2023: IOCL Graduate Engineer Vacancies

By Ankita Srivastava|Updated : April 11th, 2023

IOCL Recruitment Through GATE 2023:Notification for Graduate Apprentice Engineers is released by IOCL on 1 June 2023. Candidates can check the notification and apply online based on their GATE score. IOCL opened the portal to recruit officers at various offices and units all over India. The starting and last date to apply online for IOCL recruitment through GATE 2023 is 22 June 2023.

The IOCL will recruit Graduate Engineers and officers based on the GATE 2023 score in various technical disciplines subject to the availability of vacancies in different departments of IOCL. Candidates can check out all other important information with every tiny detail related to the IOCL Recruitment through GATE 2023, such as the eligibility criteria, selection process, application process, and vacancy details in this article below.

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IOCL Recruitment Through GATE 2023

Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL) recruits engineers through the GATE exam. The main highlights of IOCL recruitment through GATE 2023, like recruiting body, disciplines, online application date, and last dates, have been shared below. Candidates can refer to the table below for all major updates.

Recruiting BodyIndian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL)

Chemical Engineering

Civil Engineering

Computer Science and Engineering

Electrical Engineering

Instrumentation Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

Section Procedure
  • Marks in GATE 2023 exam
  • Personal Interview
  • Group Discussion and Group Task
Number of Vacancies

To Be Released

IOCL Application date begins on1 June 2023
Last date to apply online for IOCL recruitment22 June 2023

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About IOCL

The full form of IOCL is Indian Oil Corporation Limited. IOCL is the energy of India, which spans the entire hydrocarbon value chain, from refining to pipeline transportation and marketing to crude oil and gas exploration and production, petrochemicals, gas marketing, alternative energy sources, and downstream globalization.

Check out the video provided below to know more about IOCL and the recruitment notification released by officials.

IOCL Recruitment Through GATE 2023: Short Notification

Officials have released the short notification, which can be seen in the image below.

IOCL Recruitment Through GATE 2023

Note: A detailed notification will be released soon by the officials.

IOCL Vacancy Through GATE 2023

Authorities have not released the IOCL vacancies through GATE 2023 scores in its official short notification. However, IOCL will recruit candidates from the following engineering disciplines. We will update the branch-wise vacancy details here once it is released on the official website of IOCL.

DisciplineGATE Paper CodeNo Of Vacancies
Chemical EngineeringCHWill be Updated
Civil EngineeringCEWill be Updated
Electrical EngineeringEEWill be Updated
Instrumentation EngineeringINWill be Updated
Mechanical EngineeringMEWill be Updated
Computer Science EngineeringCSWill be Updated

Eligibility Criteria for IOCL Recruitment Through GATE 2023

Only Indian Nationals are eligible to apply for this recruitment cycle. Applicants must have appeared and qualified in GATE 2023 from any eligible discipline. Check the points below to know more about eligibility criteria.

  • IOCL has advertised for the following disciplines, i.e., Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Instrumentation Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Computer Science Engineering, Chemical Engineering, etc.
  • Applicants who possess a qualifying degree from a discipline other than those mentioned above are not eligible to apply.

  • GATE marks from previous years (GATE 2022 or earlier) will not be considered acceptable.

Educational Qualification for IOCL Recruitment Through GATE 2023

Candidates should have a Bachelor of Technology or Bachelor of Engineering with full-time regular courses from Institutions colleges recognized by AICTE or UGC.

Candidates who are currently pursuing an M.Tech as part of an Integrated Course or Dual Degree program of a BE/B.Tech program are eligible to apply, given that they have appeared in the GATE 2023 examination in the eligible discipline (as referred to in para 1.2 of this advertisement) and have completed their B.Tech./BE in one of the mentioned disciplines (as referred to in para 1.4 of this advertisement). However, if selected for a position at Indian Oil, such candidates must obtain both their BE/B.Tech and ME/M.Tech degrees by September 30th, 2023.

Note - Such candidates who have both BE/B. Tech and ME/M. Tech degrees will also be eligible to apply.

Minimum Marks in Qualifying Degree for IOCL Recruitment Through GATE 2023

Candidates should have secured the following minimum marks in the qualifying degree examination.

CategoryMinimum % Marks
Scheduled Caste (SC)/Scheduled Tribe (ST)/ PwBD55%

Upper Age Limit for IOCL Recruitment Through GATE 2023

The maximum age limit for IOCL recruitment through GATE 2023 for general and economically weaker sections (EWS) category candidates is 26 years as of 30th June 2023. Other Age relaxations are as follows.

CategoryBorn on/after dates
General, EWS01st July 199701st July 1987
OBC (Non-Creamy Layer)01 July 199401 July 1994
SC, ST01 July 199201 July 1982

For Ex-Servicemen and Commissioned Officers, including ECOs (Emergency Commissioned Officers) and SSCOs (Short Service Commissioned Officers), the eligibility criteria will be determined according to the prevailing guidelines of the Government of India.

Eligible Branches for IOCL Recruitment Through GATE 2023

IOCL will recruit candidates from the following engineering branches mentioned below in the article. The branch-wise eligible branches are shared below, along with the GATE code or paper codes in which they have to appear.

Engineering Discipline in BE/B.Tech

Eligible GATE2023 discipline

Chemical Engineering (including Petrochemicals/Polymer/ Plastic Engineering but excluding Rubber/ Oil/ Paint Technology/ Surfactant Technology/Ceramics Engineering etc.)

Chemical Engineering GATE Code - CH

Civil Engineering (excluding construction / Environmental/Transportation Engineering etc.)

Civil Engineering GATE Code - CE

Computer Science and Engineering (Including Information Technology Engineering but excluding Information and Communications Technology etc.).

Computer Science GATE Code - CS

Electrical Engineering (including Electrical and Electronics Engineering but excluding Electrical and Communication/ Power Engineering/ Telecommunication Engineering etc.)

Electrical Engineering GATE Code - EE

Instrumentation Engineering (including Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering/ Instrumentation and Control Engineering but excluding Electronics and Communication Engineering/Telecommunication Engineering etc.)

Instrumentation Engineering GATE Code - IN

Mechanical Engineering (excluding Automation/ Automobile/ Industrial/ Manufacturing/ Power/ Production Engineering/ Mining Engineering and Technology, Mining and Machinery/Marine Engineering/ Robotics/ Welding etc.)

Mechanical Engineering GATE Code - ME

IOCL Selection Process

Candidates who qualify in GATE 2023 in the respective discipline will be eligible for shortlisting if they meet the eligibility criteria. In addition, candidates. shortlisted will have to participate in Group Discussion (GD), Group Task (GT,) and Personal Interview (Personal Interview) for assessment of different facets of knowledge, skill, attitude, and aptitude.

The final merit will be prepared discipline-wise. The candidates must secure 40% marks in GD/GT and Personal Interviews to be considered for the merit list.

IOCL Recruitment Through GATE 2023 Apply Online

The apply online link for the application process will be made available on Indian Oil's website after the declaration of the GATE result. In addition, candidates should have the following documents ready for uploading online during registration:

  • A scanned copy of the recent color passport-size photograph should be not older than 6 months.
  • A scanned copy of the signature of the candidate should be available.
  • Aadhar Card of the candidate.
  • Before applying online, the candidates must register their email id and mobile number on the online portal.

IOCL Salary Through GATE

Candidates selected as Engineers will receive a starting Basic Pay of Rs. 50,000/- per month and shall be placed on the initial pay scale of Rs. 50,000 - 1,60,000. In addition, selected candidates will also receive Dearness Allowance (DA) and other allowances according to the rules of the Corporation in force.

The gross valuation of remuneration to the company will be about Rs. 15.20 Lakhs per annum, including performance-related pay, which varies, depending on posting, etc.

Job Profile, Role, and Responsibilities in IOCL

Selected applicants from IOCL recruitment through GATE 2023 may be posted in any Division/Group of Indian Oil. In addition, candidates can be posted anywhere in India or abroad, including IOCL Subsidiary/ Joint Venture firms, depending on the Corporation's needs. Various divisions for IOCL are given below.

  1. Refineries Division: Engineers may be assigned to engineering services, processes, production, projects, power plants, maintenance, inspection, or any other discipline the company needs.
  2. Marketing Division: As required by the organization, may be assigned to Aviation Services, Engineering, Operations, LPG, Lubes, Maintenance and Inspection, Sales and Marketing, or any other discipline.
  3. Pipelines Division: As required by the organization, may be assigned to operations and maintenance, construction, projects, or any other discipline.
  4. Business Development: Positions in petrochemicals and polymer projects, operations, sales/marketing, gas, renewable energy, sustainable development, or any other discipline required by the organization.

Get complete information about the GATE exam pattern, cut-off, and all those related things on the BYJU'S Exam Prep official YouTube channel.

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FAQs About IOCL Recruitment Through GATE 2023

  • Eligible candidates can apply for the post of Engineering & Officers based on GATE 2023 scores only for IOCL Recruitment through GATE. The shortlisted candidates will be informed about their GD/GT and PI schedules in due course after the exams are conducted.

  • The basic salary of Graduate Apprentices/Engineer an A-grade officer is 70,000, which on promotion and increment goes up to 80,000. Considering deductions, it will be approx 60 to 65k in hand salary.

  • IOCL is a gigantic organization both in terms of manpower and turnover. Its management would be allotting the various divisions and Locations to new recruits based on choice filling and merit methodology.

  • Yes, IOCL recruits engineers through the GATE exam each year. IOCL released a short recruitment notification for GATE 2023. Candidates who meet the eligibility criteria can apply for the IOCL recruitment through the official website.

  • To apply for IOCL after GATE, you need to follow the below steps:

    • Visit the official website of IOCL.
    • Click on the apply online link.
    • Fill in the application form with all the required details and upload the necessary documents.
    • Pay the application fee.



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