HPCL Recruitment 2023 - Notification, Exam Date, Apply Online

HPCL Recruitment 2023 - Notification, Exam Date, Apply Online

ByMohit Uniyal  |  Updated on: Mar 15, 2023
HPCL Notification 2023 for Technicians has been released. Check the HPCL exam 2023 notification PDF, exam date, latest updates, and other important details here.

HPCL Recruitment 2023 for Technicians was started by the officials. The last date to apply online for recruitment was 25 February 2023. A total of 60 vacancies were released under HPCL recruitment 2023 Technicians. Earlier HPCL exam for different Officers and Graduate Engineers posts was conducted by the officials. HPCL recruitment exam for different Officers and Graduate Engineers was conducted on 1 and 4 November 2023.

HPCL, one of the top Maharatna PSU of India, has advertised to recruit 60 Technicians on 1 February 2023. Candidates were able to apply for Assistant Process Technician, Assistant Boiler Technician, Asst. Fire & Safety Operator, and Asst. Maintenance Technician (Electrical) posts under this notification. Check out more details on HPCL recruitment 2023 in detail along with the latest information, exam dates, and more.

HPCL Recruitment Latest Information

Check out the latest information on various recruitment processes organized by HPCL:

  • The online application process for the recruitment of Technicians was organized from 1 February to 25 February 2023.
  • Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited released an HPCL recruitment result for Officers and Graduate Engineers posts.

HPCL Recruitment 2023 Overview

Every year, Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited recruits candidates for various posts in its organization, including management trainees, officers, engineers, technicians, and other positions. This year recruitment of Technicians has begun and a selection of the candidates will be done through CBT and skill tests.

HPCL Recruitment 2023 for Technicians Overview

Mode of HPCL Exam


Name of Posts

Technicians - Mumbai Refinery

Conducting Authority


Official Website


Stages of Recruitment of Technicians

Skill Test

HPCL Recruitment for Officers and Graduate Engineers Overview

Candidates with bachelor's in Civil, Chemical, Mechanical, Electrical, Instrumentation, and Computer Science Engineering/Information technology applied through the online portal for HPCL recruitment without the GATE exam.

Selection Process

Written Exam ( MCQ Based)

Personal Interview

Branches Eligible

Mechanical, Electrical, Instrumentation, Civil, Chemical, and Information technology/Computer Science

HPCL Recruitment Important Dates 2023

Candidates preparing for HPCL recruitment should be aware of important dates in order to not miss any important events. HPCL recruitment exam dates include application form availability dates, exam day, and other details.

Important Dates for Recruitment of Technicians

Essential dates for HPCL Recruitment are mentioned in the table provided below.



Technician Application Form Start date

1 February 2023

Online Application End Date

25 February 2023

HPCL Technician Admit Card

Not released Yet

HPCL Technician Exam Date 2023

Not released Yet

HPCL Result

Not released Yet

Important Dates for Recruitment of Officers and Graduate Engineers



HPCL Application Form Start date

To be released soon

HPCL Online Application End Date

To be released soon

HPCL Admit Card 2022

To be released soon

HPCL Exam Date 2022

To be released soon

HPCL Result

To be released soon

HPCL Recruitment Vacancies 2023

HPCL releases various vacancies each year to recruit eligible and talented candidates for various roles. Last year 294 vacancies of officers and graduate engineers and 186 vacancies of Technicians were filled. The complete distribution of the current vacancies for HPCL recruitment is provided below.

Post-wise Vacancies of Technicians

The HPCL vacancy distribution of Technicians is shared for the reference of aspirants below:

  • Assistant Process Technician: 30 Vacancies
  • Assistant Boiler Technician: 7 Vacancies
  • Asst. Fire & Safety Operator: 18 Vacancies
  • Asst. Maintenance Technician (Electrical): 5 Vacancies

HPCL Recruitment Apply Online

HPCL notifies candidates of the release of the application form via official notification. Application form for all recruitment process is filled out in online mode only. In order to apply for the HPCL recruitment process, candidates are required to visit the official site of HPCL and then follow the given direction: career>job openings>select role>apply online link

If registering for the first time, candidates must register themselves by clicking on the ‘Sign up for a New registration link.'

Note: The application process for the recruitment of Technicians is closed now.

Here are a few important points candidates should know while filling out the application form:

  • Fill up your mandatory details on the registration page and click on the register button.
  • Upon successful registration for HPCL 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.
  • Fill out your details, educational qualifications, and other details in the HPCL Application form.
  • Upload your recent colored passport-size photograph and signature in the space provided.
  • Lastly, pay the required application fee for HPCL recruitment and take a printout of the application form for further reference.

Eligibility Criteria for HPCL Recruitment 2023

Only the candidates falling under the eligibility criteria will be provided with the admit card for the HPCL exam. HPCL recruitment eligibility criteria include educational qualification, age limit, and other criteria that candidates must fulfill to be eligible.

Eligibility Criteria for Technicians

Most importantly only Indian Nationals are allowed to apply for the Technician role. For proof of age, only the following certificates are accepted by the officials:

  • Board of Secondary Education(BSE) issued certificates for Higher Secondary or
  • Birth Certificate or
  • School Leaving Certificate

Detailed Eligibility Criteria for HPCL recruitment can be checked here.

Educational Qualification for Officers and Graduate Engineers

The educational qualification for the HPCL recruitment is shown below:


Educational Qualification

Mechanical Engineer

Bachelor of Engineering/Technology degree in Mechanical, Mechanical & Production


Bachelor of Engineering/Technology degree in Civil


Bachelor of Engineering/Technology degree in Electrical, Electrical & Electronics

Instrumentation Engineer

Bachelor of Engineering/Technology degree in Instrumentation, Instrumentation & Control, Electronics & Instrumentation, Instrumentation & Electronics


Bachelor of Engineering/Technology degree in Petrochemical, Chemical, Petroleum Refining, Petroleum Refining & Petrochemical

Information System

Bachelor of Engineering/Technology degree in CS, IT

HPCL Recruitment 2023 Selection Process

The selection process for HPCL Recruitment 2023 comprises various stages depending upon the role applied. The candidates will have to clear all stages of the HPCL examination 2023, for example, Computer Based Test + Group Task + Personal Interviews, to receive the offer of appointment. The HPCL draws a final category & discipline-wise merit list for all the candidates who qualify in all the stages.

Selection Process for Technicians

There are only two stages in the recruitment process of Technicians. Candidates will have to clear the Cutoff marks for the next stage of recruitment. The detailed description is shown below:

Stages of the Recruitment




Skill Test


Final Selection

Verification of Documents and Medical Examination

Selection Process for Officers and Graduate Engineers

The HPCL Selection process for engineers comprises three examinations whose weightage is given below in the table.

Selection Stages


Computer Based Test


Group Task


Final Interview


HPCL Exam Pattern 2023

The officials decide HPCL exam pattern. Candidates preparing for the HPCL exam must know the exam pattern and weightage of each subject for CBT and prepare accordingly. The HPCL exam pattern for 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

HPCL Salary 2023

The candidates who will be joining as Engineers through HPCL recruitment 2023 will receive a salary in the E2 Grade ranging from 50,000-1,60,000. The annual CTC will be Rs.16.26 Lakhs. And the HPCL payscale for the Technicians would be between Rs. 27500/- to Rs. 100000/- with an annual CTC of Rs. 7.52 Lakhs.

The CTC under HPCL Salary 2023 for candidates posted in metro cities and for other locations may vary. The HPCL employees are provided with the following perks and allowances along with basic pay.

  • Base Pay
  • Retirement Benefits
  • Dearness Allowance
  • HRA
  • Cafeteria Allowance 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 2023

After completing the application process and payment confirmation, candidates will be able to download the admit cards from the official website of Hindustan Petroleum. HPCL admit cards are issued separately for the CBT stage of the examination. The corporation will not send the admit card through the post at any stage. Thus, candidates will have to download it only from the official website. You will need your application number and password to download admit card.

The candidates can download the HPCL admit card 2023 by following the below-mentioned steps.

  • Candidates need to visit the official website of HPCL.
  • If the admit card has been released, there will be a notification with the official link to download the HPCL Admit Card.
  • Click on the link and provide your login credentials. Admit card will appear on the screen.
  • Download the HPCL Admit Card 2023 and take a printout.

HPCL Result 2023

The HPCL recruitment results are provided with the roll number of qualified candidates for the next stage of the selection process. Results for HPCL recruitment are available in the form of scores in which the candidate's score is mentioned.

The HPCL Result 2023 is declared for each stage separately and the officials will roll out a merit list for the final stages of recruitment. Candidates must have their application number and password ready to check their HPCL results for 2023.

FAQs on HPCL Recruitment 2023

  • HPCL exam is the computer based exam conducted by HPCL to recruit candidates for various job roles such as technicicans, engineers and officers. This year HPCL exam will be conducted to recruit 60 Technicians across India for Mumbai refinery of HPCL.

  • Application dates for HPCL recruitment 2023 of Technicians were announced in the notification on the official website of HPCL. The application process started on 1 February 2023 and remained open till 23 February 2023.

  • Candidates can apply for the following posts in HPCL recruitment of Technicians in the following fields:

    • Assistant Process Technician
    • Assistant Boiler Technician
    • Asst. Fire & Safety Operator
    • Asst. Maintenance Technician (Electrical)
  • There are genrally three stages of the selection process for HPCL recruitment which are as follows:

    • Computer-based written test (CBT)
    • Group Task or Skill test or Interview
    • Final document verifications and Medical Examination
  • The HPCL Engineer post's final selection will be based on marks obtained in the CBT, GD, and Interview. The candidates must qualify all three stages for final selection. The complete descritpion is shown below:

    Selection ProcessWeightage
    Computer Based Test85%
    Group Task5%
    Final Interview10%
  • HPCL recruitment for Officers and Engineers, 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.

    And for the recruitment of Technicians, candidates from UR, OBC and EWS categories are required to pay ₹590.

  • The HPCL exam pattern for CBT will consist of two parts, General Aptitude and Technical / Professional Knowledge. There won't be any negative markings in the exam. The CBT will be qualifying in nature. Cutoff marks are required to be achieved by the candidates to be considered for the next stage of the process.

  • The HPCL recruitment 2023 exam dates for Technicians is not released yet. Dates will be released soon along with the admit card for the CBT. The application process ended on 23 February 2023.