IOCL Apprenticeship Recruitment FAQs

No. Applications are only available ONLINE.
Please check the closing date for registration in the NOTICE which is available on the Notice Board.
Please refer the Advertisement for eligibility criterion.
Please click on the tab “Guide to Online Registration” on the main page of  the IOCL Portal
Yes, all the three fields are mandatory to fill. Pin Code – to communicate with you with physical document. Mobile No. – to Send OTP for registration Email ID – to send registration confirmation and updates
Mobile No. and Email ID should be UNIQUE. Duplicate Mobile No. or Email ID will not be allowed during Online Registration.
No. There are no charges for this selection process.
You will get a SMS and Email for successful Online Registration. Further you will get another SMS and email as and when your roll no / exam venue etc is allocated.
No. You need not send the hardcopy printout of application. However you need to carry the print out of your application, duly signed, when you appear for the written examination.
In can be in any of the following formats – JPEG, JPG, GIF, PNG. The size of each of the images has to be between 5kb and 75kb, else it may not upload properly.
The photograph has to bein color – else the application can be rejected at any stage. Special instruction is given in the portal for Photograph and signature images. Please go through in detail.
Photograph Size: 45 mm X 35 mm (mm = millimeter). Size of the attachment should be between 5kb and 75kb. Signature – size of image should also be between 5kb and 75kb
Save the images on your system. There is an upload option in the registration template where you will have to browse and give the path to these files.
Xth std /SSLC /Matriculation certificate /mark sheet issued by concerned education Board as proof of date of birth. Certificate of the prescribed educational qualification Caste certificate as applicable.
Once it is saved, your will receive a SMS and Email on your registered Mobile No. and email Id.
Yes, the download completed application tab will remain active till the exam date.
NO. Only those candidates who have passed the qualifying examination with requisite marks and are in possession of mark sheet and having relevant experience as on cut-off date are eligible.
Wherever letter grades/ CGPA/ OGPA/ DGPA is given, the same should be converted into % as per conversion formula applied by the Institute/ University / NCVT for awarding class/ division. A copy of such formula is to be attached with your mark sheet. Percentage of marks means aggregate of all semesters
Yes. The guidelines are available in the following link:> Pre Employment Medical Format.
The onus of proving that you are eligible to get the concession of belonging to OBC (non-creamy layer) rests on you. Couple of suggestions: A: Checkout the latest central list of OBCs published by the National Commission for Backward Classes (NCBC). The relevant link is For getting the benefit of reservation, the caste/ sub-caste/community essentially has to be in the central list. If the caste you belong to appears in a state list but not in the central list, you are not eligible for getting the reservation benefits. B. Be sure that you do not belong to creamy layer. Your OBC certificate must also have a clear mention that you belong to non creamy layer. C.. OBC certificate has to be as per the proper format prescribed by Govt. of India (available in our website). In case your certificate is too old and not as per format, please gets a new one issued by a competent authority. At the time of verification of the caste certificate at our end, at the time of recruitment or at any stage after that, if it is found out that the candidate has obtained reservation benefits by submitting, false/ incorrect certificate/information; he/she would not be considered for further selection process/ be terminated from the service of Indian Oil immediately
A copy of your application form, call letters (written test, wherever applicable/interview) need to be maintained till the end of the recruitment process.
Website may be regularly visited for updates / information and communication will be sent through email / SMS only