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The Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited is inviting applications for the post of Assistant Legal Adviser at E1 level through CLAT 2018 LLM paper. There are 15 vacancies in total – 08 posts under unreserved category, 04 posts reserved for OBC Category, 02 Posts for SC category and 01 Posts for ST category. The pay scale is in the grade of INR 60,000 – 1,80,000 along with 3% annual increment.
The selection procedure will commence after the declaration of results in May 2018. The final selection is done on the basis of scores obtained in the law exam followed by a personal interview. The company releases a separate merit list for Legal Adviser post. Read on to know more about ONGC Recruitment through CLAT 2018.
Tabulated below are the important dates for ONGC Registration and Selection Procedure:
|Last Date of CLAT Registration||March 31, 2018|
|Starting date of ONGC Applications||May 23, 2018|
|Last date for receipt of online application||June 21, 2018|
|CLAT 2018 Exam Date||May 13, 2018|
|Declaration of CLAT 2018 Result||May 31, 2018|
|Schedule of ONCG Interviews||1st week of August 2018|
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Law graduates willing to apply for this post must satisfy the minimum eligibility tabulated below:
|Candidate’s Category||Age Limit as on Jan. 1, 2018||Academic Qualification|
|Unreserved||30 years||Graduate Degree in Law (Professional) with minimum 60% marks. Practicing advocate with 03 years experience would be preferred for all categories.|
|SC/ ST||35 years|
|PwD (OBC)||43 years|
|PwD (SC/ ST)||45 years|
|Departmental Candidates||Age relaxation is extended to departmental candidates to the extent their services rendered in ONGC|
The benefit of reservation will be given to the reserved category according to the ONGC rules. Candidates seeking reservation as SC, ST, OBC etc, they will have to submit the caste certificate in the prescribed format available at www.ongcindia.com.
To attain reservation benefits under OBC category, the name of caste and community must appear in the ‘Central list of Other Backward Classes’ available on National Commission for Backward Classes (NCBC), Government of India website i.e. www.ncbc.nic.in. Creamy layers OBC candidates are not eligible to get this benefit.
Check the following table to know the category-wise vacancies as mentioned below:
|Assistant Legal Adviser – E1 Level||8||4||2||1|
Note: For PwD candidates, 04 posts are reserved, which includes 01 backlog post reserved for PWD (VH) category.
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ONGC Registration is a two-stage process – 1) CLAT Online Registration and 2) Online Application to ONGC.
Stage 1: CLAT Online Registration
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Stage 2: ONGC Registration
After filling in the CLAT form, apply online at ONGC website i.e. www.ongcindia.com. Follow the steps to register for ONGC post:
Candidates meeting age and eligibility criteria of ONGC as mentioned above can appear for the Common Law Admission Test 2018, scheduled for May 13 by NUALS Kochi. The selection for the post will be on the basis of CLAT LLM scores, Educational Qualification (including additional higher qualification i.e. Ph.D. only) and performance in personal interview. The details are tabulated below:
|Selection Criteria||Allocation of Marks|
|Qualification||25 marks (20 marks for essential qualification and additional 5 marks for in line Ph.D.)|
|Weightage of CLAT 2018 scores||60 marks|
|Interview||15 marks (Minimum qualifying marks in Interview UR and OBC – 9 marks & SC/ ST/ PwD – 6 marks|
Note: The departmental candidates will be given first consideration in selection criteria while other things such as educational qualification, eligibility etc. remain the same.
If the total marks of two or more candidates are similar in the merit then the following standards will be followed:
As per the official notification, the pay scale for Assistant Legal Adviser post is in the grade of INR 60,000 to 1,80,000 per month with an increment of 3% per year. In addition to basic pay, the employee is entitled to allowance @ 35% of Basic Pay under Cafeteria Approach, Dearness Allowance, HRA/Company Accommodation, Contributory Provident Fund, Conveyance Maintenance, Substantial Performance Related Pay (PRP), Medical Facility for self and dependents, Gratuity, Post Retirement Benefit Scheme and Composite Social Security Scheme as per Company rules.
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Candidates have to go through the detailed instructions for CLAT 2017 for LLM and the detailed advertisement of ONGC carefully before applying. They can check the following points to know the important instructions for ONGC through CLAT which are given below:
Ques: How will ONGC use the scores of CLAT 2018?
Ans: ONGC will use CLAT 2018 LLM score for shortlisting candidates for the post released by ONGC. The company uses the scores in lieu of their own written test. Short listing will be done based on merit. The scores will be provided by the CLAT 2018 authorities. National University of Advanced Legal Studies, Kochi is the coordinating institute for the Common Law Admission Test.
Ques: I appeared for CLAT last year. Do I need to appear for the national level law exam this year again for being considered for the position of Assistant Legal Adviser in ONGC?
Ans: Any previous CLAT score is not valid for this recruitment exercise in ONGC. The current year scores will be considered valid for ONGC post.
Ques: Is there any physical fitness criteria for appearing in CLAT and for applying in ONGC?
Ans: CLAT does not have any physical fitness criteria, but ONGC has. Candidates wanting to appear in CLAT for recruitment in ONGC must see the medical fitness standard of ONGC. CheckONGC Medical Requirements
Ques. Do I have to pay a separate fee for ONGC application for the post?
Ans. Yes, General and OBC category candidates are required to pay INR 300, while, SC/ ST/ PwD category candidates do not have to make any payment.
Ques. Is there any particular branch or bank where the application fee needs to be submitted?
Ans. Yes, the fee can be deposited at any branch of State Bank of India through Challan. It should be deposited in ONGC Power Jyoti A/C Number 30827318409 of SBI, Tel Bhavan, Dehradun. Payment is to be made as per the designated process only.
Ques. Can I deposit the fee via DD/ Banker Cheque/ IPO?
Ans. No, no other mode of payment will be accepted other than the open stated above. If you will make any such payments then it will not be refunded or returned.
Ques. Is the application fee for ONGC post refundable?
Ans. No, the registration fee is non-refundable. Therefore, be sure before making the payment.
Ques. I am a final year LLB student. Can I apply for the ONGC post?
Ans. Yes, but you must produce the final mark sheet and degree with requisite percentage of marks on or before last date of interview.
Ques. I am an LLM student and took admission to LLM program via CLAT only. Do I need to write CLAT 2018 again for applying for the post offered by ONGC?
Ans. Yes, the organisation will consider the scores of CLAT 2018 only to shortlist candidates for the current job opening. Previous year scores will not be considered under any circumstances.
Ques. Is there any minimum % of marks requirement for appearing in CLAT-2018 and applying in ONGC?
Ans. Yes, for CLAT 2018, having minimum 55% (General/ OBC/ PwD category) and minimum 50% for SC/ST at graduation level (LLB or equivalent) is required. For ONGC, minimum 60% marks in LLB (Professional) Examination and for recruitment of ALA in ONGC the criteria of ONGC will prevail.
Ques. I am applying for CLAT only for recruitment in the organisation. Can I changeCLAT Exam Center or make corrections in the application form? If yes, then whom should I get in touch with?
Ans. For this, contact CLAT 2018 authorities. ONGC does not have any control on conducting the law examination. Anything pertaining to CLAT examination needs to be dealt with the authorities only.
Ques. Can I apply to ONGC before the admit card of CLAT is issued?
Ans. No. The document will carry your CLAT 2018 application number, roll number and control number etc.. To apply for ONGC, these credentials are necessary.
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