Apply online for 346 apprenticeship positions

Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL) has issued a notification for the recruitment of technical and non-technical apprentices at its locations in the States and Union Territory of West India.

Eligible and interested candidates can apply online for IOCL Recruitment 2021 on the official website no later than March 7, 2021. A total of 346 vacancies are available in Maharashtra, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Goa and Dadra and Nagar Haveli.

Important appointments:

  • Online application start date – February 05, 2021
  • Latest online application submission date – March 7, 2021
  • IOCL Apprentice Exam Date – March 21, 2021
  • Result date – March 25, 2021

Details of the vacant position in the Western region of the IOCL:

Total number of messages: 346

Apprentice technician positions:

  • Apprentice Technician – Mechanics
  • Apprentice electrician technician
  • Apprentice technician instrumentation
  • Apprentice Technician-Civil
  • Apprentice Technician – Electricity and Electronics
  • Apprentice Technician-Electronics

Vacant position by state:

Maharashtra – 178 positions

Gujarat – 72 posts

Commercial apprenticeship positions:

  • Apprentice fitter by trade
  • Apprentice electrician by trade
  • Trainee by trade – Electronics
  • Trades apprentice instrument
  • Trainee machinist

Vacant position by state:

  • Chhattisgarh – 07 positions
  • Dadra & Nagar Haveli – 4 positions
  • Goa – 4 positions
  • Gujarat – 9 positions
  • Maharashtra – 16 positions
  • Madhya Pradesh – 12 positions

Professional apprentice – Accountant

  • Chhattisgarh – 2
  • Goa – 3
  • Gujarat – 13
  • MP – 12

Trainee by trade – Data entry operator (holder of the competency certificate)

  • Gujarat – 2 positions
  • Maharashtra – 9 posts
  • MP – 1 post

Apprentice Professional – Retail Associate (Certificate of Competency Holders)

Eligibility criteria:

Educational Qualification and Experience:

  • Apprentice Technician – 3-year degree in a relevant field from a recognized institute / university with a minimum of 50% total marks for General and OBC applicants and 45% in the case of SC / ST applicants against reserved positions.
  • Professional Apprentice – Applicant must have a certificate of registration with regular full-time ITI recognized by the NCVT / SCVT.
  • Professional Apprentice (Accountant): Applicant must be a graduate in any discipline with a minimum of 50% total marks for General and OBC applicants and 45% in the case of SC / ST / PwBD applicants for positions reserved from a recognized institute / university.
  • Trainee Trainee – Data Entry Operator (Qualified Certificate Holders): The candidate must have passed the 12th Class or its equivalent with the Competency Certificate holder in “ National Data Entry Operator.
  • Professional Apprentice – Retail Sales Associate (Qualified Certificate Holders) – Applicant must have passed Grade 12. In addition, candidates must have a certificate of competence of “Retail Trainee Associate” for training of less than one year.

For more details, see the official notification.

Age limit:

  • Minimum age limit – 18 years old on 02/28/2021.
  • Maximum age limit – 24 years old on 02/28/2021.

Training period:

12 months for all disciplines

Selection procedure:

  • The selection will be made on the basis of the marks obtained by the candidates for the written test and meeting the notified eligibility criteria.
  • The written test will be 100 points.


The apprentice will receive a monthly allowance in accordance with the Apprenticeship Act, 1961/1973 / Apprentices Rules 1992 (as amended) and company guidelines.

How to apply for the IOCL 2021 apprenticeship recruitment? :

Eligible candidates can apply for the positions through the online mode through the link that will be provided on the official IOCL website no later than March 7, 2021.

For the link, follow these steps:

– First click on the Careers option then on the Apprenticeship option.

-Then click on the hiring of technical and non-technical apprentices in the Western region (Marketing Division).

Note – Applicants can register as a professional apprentice online on the Regional Directorate of Apprenticeship Training (RDAT) portal at

Candidates can register as an apprentice technician online on the Board of Apprenticeship Training (BOPT) portal here.

Important links:

Official notification

Official site

Registration link