GATE 2020 NEWS
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IOCL or Indian Oil has extended the last date of the application process till May 24, 2020. The decision has been taken due to the outbreak of COVID-19. IOCL has stated that Indian Citizens who have graduated in engineering disciplines i.e. Civil, Chemical, Electrical, and Mechanical are eligible to apply through the GATE.
Interested candidates can submit their applications by visiting the official website. Shortlisting of candidates for the further selection process that is GD or PI will be based on GATE Cut off. All the candidates are also advised to download their scorecard as it is one of the important documents required during the time of the recruitment process. Download GATE Scorecard
IOCL is India’s largest commercial enterprise. Indian Oil is ranked 119th among the world’s largest corporates (and first among Indian enterprises)in the prestigious FORTUNE ‘GLOBAL 500’ list, for the year 2016. With a corporate vision to be ‘The Energy of India’ and to become ‘A globally admired company’, Indian Oil’s business interests straddle the entire hydrocarbon value chain– from refining, pipeline transportation and marketing of petroleum products to exploration and production of crude oil and gas, marketing of natural gas and petrochemicals.
Candidates who are selected as engineers may be posted in any one of the divisions of Indian Oil such as Refineries, Marketing, Pipelines and Business Development, Information Systems, Optimization or In Subsidiary/Joint Venture Companies.
|Refineries||Engineering services, process, production, projects, power plant, maintenance, inspection, etc.|
|Marketing||Aviation Services, Engineering, Operations, Maintenance and Inspection, Sales and Marketing, Technical Services, Quality Control, etc.|
|Pipelines||Operations and maintenance, construction, projects, etc.|
|Business Development||Petrochemicals, polymer projects, operations, sales and marketing, gas, renewable energy, and sustainable development.|
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The important dates mentioned below will help you plan your preparation better:
|Important Events||Important Dates|
|Start OF IOCL Online Application||07th April 2020|
|Last Date for Submission of IOCL Application||24th May 2020|
|Release of IOCL Admit Card 2020||June 2020 (Tentative)|
|IOCL Exam Date 2020||June-July 2020 (Tentative)|
|Declaration of IOCL 2020 Result||To be announced soon|
The required educational qualification criteria for IOCL recruitment through GATE are the following:
|Should have secured minimum 65% of marks in qualifying degree examination (relaxation of 55% for SC/ ST /PWD category).|
|Section A: Engineering Mathematics, General Aptitude, Polymer Science and Engineering (Paper Code F) (Mandatory)|
Also Check GATE Eligibility Criteria
|Category||Relaxation in Upper Age Limit|
|OBC (Non-Creamy Layer)||3 years|
|SC/ ST||5 years|
|Candidates domiciled in J&K between 1.1.1980 – 31.12.1989||5 years|
Ex-servicemen & Commissioned Officers (including ECOs/SSCOs) subject to rendering minimum 5 years’ military service and fulfillment of other conditions prescribed by Government of India.
Candidates selected as Engineers/Officers will be receiving a monthly remuneration of INR 60000. Also, the selected candidates will get DA and other allowances as per the rules of the Corporation in force, as amended from time to time.
To apply for IOCL through GATE, candidates must follow the two-stage process:
The selection methodology for Officers/Engineers/GAEs/Research Officers in R&D Centre and Assistant Officers (Quality Control) in Marketing Division will comprise of the following:
The cut off tables based on category and disciplines opted by the candidates for the year 2017 and 2016 are provided below:
|Computer Science & IT||64.29||60.37|
|Computer Science & IT||47.66||41.15|
|Computer Science & IT||63.63||56.74|
|Computer Science & IT||45.43||36.4||26.05|
Ques. How will Indian Oil use GATE scores?
Ans. Indian Oil will shortlist the candidates who have applied for the given post, using GATE score. Indian Oil will get scores from the Office of Chairman, GATE 2020. However, the scores of only GATE qualified candidates will be given to the Indian Oil. Therefore, candidates, not qualifying through GATE, shall not be shortlisted for GD/GT and PI. Candidates, who have appeared in GATE 2020 in the required disciplines and also applied in Indian Oil, would be considered for further selection process in Indian Oil.
Ques. Does one have to pay separate application fees to Indian Oil?
Ans. NO, there is no separate application fee to be given to Indian Oil. A candidate is required to pay the required fees for GATE only. Details concerning GATE fees are given on the GATE website.
Ques. After submission of the online application, can it be viewed again?
Ans. YES, it can be viewed again, but no change can be made to the details once filled in.
Ques. Where the University does not give % and only gives letter grades/CGPA/OGPA, how to fill in the % of marks in the online application?
Ans. The grade or CGPA should be converted into % as per conversion formula applied by the Institute/University for awarding class or division. In case, such a formula is not available, Indian Oil will have full authority to convert that into % by applying its own procedure, as it may consider appropriate.
Ques. Who is entitled to relaxation/concessions admissible to People with Disabilities candidates?
Ans. Persons with Disability of 40% or more will get the benefits admissible to PWD candidates. Also, it is mandatory that such a candidate holds a valid disability certificate issued by the medical board constituted for such purpose. Candidates, whose degree of disability is less than 40%, are not entitled to any concession admissible to PWD candidates.
Ques. Where should a candidate mail his/her complete application form with affixed photograph?
Ans. There is no need to mail the completed application after affixing photograph. This application is to be brought at the time of GD/GT and PI.
Ques. Is there any way to apply offline?
Ans. NO, Indian Oil shall not entertain any offline applications.
Ques. How can one communicate with Indian Oil, in the case of any specific query?
Ans. Indian Oil has a two-tier process for this. Firstly, call on the telephone numbers given on the online application module. Most of the queries will be addressed at this level only. For any further queries, candidate can write to firstname.lastname@example.org
Ques. GATE conducts its exams in various disciplines. Will scores from all the papers be considered by Indian Oil?
Ans. NO, Indian Oil will be considering GATE 2020 scores in given disciplines only. Please refer the details through Indian Oil website.
Ques. Can a student appear in GATE in Electronics and Communication discipline for recruitment in Indian Oil?
Ans. NO, a candidate with a degree in Electronics and Instrumentation discipline shall be considered for recruitment in Indian Oil only in the Instrumentation discipline. The discipline of engineering in which the candidate is graduating or has already graduated requires being the same for appearing GATE 2020 examination also. Candidates with a mismatch in disciplines will altogether be rejected.
Ques. Is a post graduate with Masters in Computer Applications (MCA) eligible for applying for the position of Officers/Engineers?
Ans. The qualification requirement for the position of Officers/Engineers is, 4 year full time BE/B.Tech from a recognized Indian University/Institute. Candidate with MCA does not meet the eligibility requirement for Graduate Engineers.
Ques. Is a candidate required to appear again in GATE this year, even if he/she had already appeared in last year’s GATE?
Ans. YES, GATE 2020 score is the only valid score to be considered for recruitment in Indian. Candidates are required to score at least 65% marks in their qualifying bachelor’s degree examination.For other category candidates, it is relaxed to 55%.In Geology and Geophysics, the minimum % of marks is 60% for General and OBC category and 55% for SC/ST/PWD categories respectively.
Ques. Is there any physical fitness criterion for appearing in GATE?
Ans. NO, GATE does not have any physical fitness criteria, but Indian Oil has.The candidates wishing to appear GATE for recruitment in Indian Oil only must go through the pre-employment medical fitness standard of Indian Oil before proceeding with the GATE application process.