BPCL Recruitment through GATE 2020

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BPCL Recruitment through GATE 2020- BPCL (Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited) has released notification for selection to the post of Management Trainees through GATE 2020 Score. The graduate trainees recruited must have passed Mechanical and Chemical engineering with 60% marks (55% for SC/ST) in the course.

The candidates have to submit an online application released from January 08, 2020- February 02, 2020 (tentative). The application form for BPCL Recruitment through GATE 2020 is free of cost. The candidates have to initially enter discipline/stream of engineering pursued, GATE Registration Number, upload a photograph (JPEG, Maximum size 50 Kb), personal and academic details. 


Candidates have to then note down the application number generated and print the pdf format application form received on the e-mail ID. The pay scale offered by BPCL is INR 24900- INR 50500.

It is a leading Navratna public sector company in the dynamic energy sector and also in exploration in oil & gas. Interested candidates who have applied for GATE 2020 can also apply for BPCL Recruitment.

Job Profile

The Candidates are selected for the post of ‘Management Trainee’. The post would be normally on Probation for one year (Extendable in case of non-satisfactory performance) and on successful completion of probationary period, would be confirmed as ‘Executive’ in the respective business unit / entity.

Candidates can be posted across the country, in any of the businesses / locations or offices including joint ventures & subsidiary companies of BPCL currently in existence and establishments that may be set up in future besides roles on deputation to other organizations.

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The work of Management Trainee entails Operations (working in shift duties at various operating locations / installations / depots) and Sales in the Marketing function and in the Process & Engineering roles in the Refineries.

BPCL Recruitment: Application Dates

The applications released by BPCL are available online. The candidates will be notified about the same on the official website of BPCL. The Application dates fr GATE 2020 and BPCL Recruitment through GATE 2020 are quite close. The table below includes the important dates for the GATE Application Process and BPCL Recruitment:

GATE Application form can be filled fromSeptember 01, 2019
Last Date to submit the online GATE Application form isOctober 01, 2019
GATE Admit Card will be available fromJanuary 05, 2020
GATE Exam is scheduled onFebruary 2, 3, 9 & 10
BPCL Recruitment Application forms will be available fromJanuary 08, 2020 (Tentative)
Last date to submit the online application for BPCL RecruitmentFebruary 02, 2020 (Tentative)

Application Process – How to Fill BPCL Rercruitment through GATE 2020 Application Form

Candidate should have scanned image of recent passport sized photograph. The Scanned image must be in JPG, PNG, JPEG format and size should nit exceed more than 50kb.

While filling application form candidate must fill following details:

  • Discipline
  • Name
  • Post applied for
  • Category
  • Person with disability
  • Ex-servicemen
  • no. of years of service
  • Domiciled in Jammu and Kashmir (Between January 1, 1980 – December 31, 1989)
  • Gender
  • DOB
  • Educational Details
  • Personal Details
  • Work Experience

After filling details, candidates must submit the form. An auto-generated unique application number will be sent to registered email id with the Completely filled application form in PDF format.

Candidates have to take the print out of the application form and paste their passport sized photo on the generated form.

Candidates have to submit this form during interview, if they are selected.

BPCL Recruitment Process

Selection for the Post is done in three steps:

  • First is, short listing of candidates based on GATE 2020 Scores in Mechanical, Chemical & Instrumentation Disciplines
  • Selected candidates will be called for Group Discussions/ alternate selection methodology and Personal Interviews
  • Further selected candidates will be called in for a final selection which is based on Medical Fitness in Pre -Employment Medical Examination.
  • Candidates would have to qualify through each stage of the selection process successfully before being considered for final selection. It is based on medical fitness in pre- employement medical examination.

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BPCL Remuneration

Candidates selected as “Management Trainee” would be normally placed in Job Group “A”, with a basic salary of Rs. 24,900/- (Scale of Pay Rs. 24,900 – Rs. 50,500).

In addition, Dearness Allowance (DA) based on IDA pattern is payable. House Rent Assistance, if applicable will vary based on the class of city of posting.The total emoluments at entry level for Management Trainees are presently Rs. 11 Lakhs per annum (approx. cost to company).

This includes 50% of Basic Pay as Perks & Allowances, Performance Related Pay & 30% of Basic plus DA as superannuation benefits (Provident Fund, Gratuity & New Pension Scheme).

Perquisites of BPCL include housing / vehicle loan facilities, medical reimbursement for self / dependant family members, LFA, Holiday home facility, Group Savings Linked Insurance Scheme etc.

BPCL Eligibility

In order to eligible for the post, candidate’s educational qualifications would include the following:

  • B. /B.Tech/B.Sc (Engg) – Mechanical Engineering through AICTE/UGC approved Indian Universities / Institutes.


  • B.E / B.Tech / B.Sc (Engg) – Chemical Engineering / Chemical Technology through AICTE/UGC approved Indian Universities / Institutes.


  • B.E / B.Tech / B.Sc (Engg) – Instrumentation Engineering / Instrumentation and Control Engineering / Instrumentation and Electronics Engineering/Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering through AICTE/UGC approved Indian Universities / Institutes.

It is important that candidates should have passed the degree in first attempt. Integrated Courses or courses with 5 year or more course duration would not be eligible for the position. Candidates in the final year of their engineering studies may also apply.

Note: Candidates with the specialisations in Automation / Production / Mechatronics / Manufacturing / Industrial / Electronics Engineering are not eligible to apply.

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Reservation for BPCL Recruitment

For reservation, following categories are included:

  • General Candidates, SC/ ST, OBC (Non creamy layer), PWDs with degree of disability 40% or above
  • Candidates domiciled in Jammu & Kashmir between 1.1.1980 and 31.12.1989
  • Ex-servicemen & Commissioned Officers (including ECOs & SSCOs, subject to rendering minimum 5 years’ military service and fulfilment of other conditions prescribed by Government of India)

Candidates belonging to SC/ST/OBC (NCL) & PWD categories will need to furnish valid caste certificates & PWD Certificates respectively as per the formats prescribed by the Government of India.

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General Instructions

Before applying for the course, candidates must follow the general instructions given below:

  • Candidates must have an active e-mail id, which must remain valid for at least the next one year. All future communication with the candidates will take place through e-mail only.
  • Candidates should have relevant documents like percentage of marks obtained in the degree examination, degree certificate, date of birth, caste/disability certificate (if applicable), e-mail id etc. readily available with them before they commence the GATE Registration. This information would be required at the time of filling-in the ONLINE application.
  • PSUs must submit 'No Objection Certificate' of their employer at the time of GD / PI failing which they will not be allowed to appear for the selection process.
  • Candidates belonging to OBC category but belonging to creamy layer would not be entitled to the benefit of reservation and should apply as General Category candidates.
  • BPCL reserves the right to cancel /restrict/enlarge/modify/alter the recruitment process,if the need so arises, without issuing any further notice or assigning any reason thereafter.

BPCL Cutoff

Candidates can check the cutoff off for the BPCL Recruitment through GATE for the past 2 years. From this they will get the idea of the marks they needed in the GATE Exam.




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