Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL) Recruitment through GATE 2019

BPCL, or Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited, is a PSU with its headquarters in Mumbai, Maharashtra. BPCL is a well-known company for oil and gas in India. The company operates from two large refineries in Southern India. The company, like many other PSUs in the country, invites applications for various positions in the company from candidates who have cleared the GATE exams.

The aspirants will be able to find the applications online, on the official website of BPCL. However, the notification dates and other information regarding the recruitment are tentative.

Posts Available at BPCL for Recruitment through GATE

According to the notification for the previous year’s recruitment, BPCL only hires management trainees. Each of these trainees has to undergo a training period when they get hired or selected for the job that they apply and are later absorbed in the company.

For any candidate to find recruitment in BPCL, they will need to know which jobs or posts they can apply to. Here is a list of jobs that BPCL offers:

  • Management Trainee (Mechanical): A trainee at BPCL is to perform the duties as a graduate engineering student. Although the company will train you properly during your time here, the company will expect you to have a sound knowledge of your field. You will be required to plan and design machines, engines, tools and various other kinds of mechanical equipment. Furthermore, a trainee in this field will also oversee and learn about maintenance of various mechanical parts and objects, implementation of mechanical parts and objects, and will also learn about repairing the same.
  • Management Trainee (Chemical): A trainee at BPCL will be allowed to perform all the duties that a chemical engineering graduate should be able to do. A chemical engineering trainee will also conduct research, develop new procedures and fix the previous problems of processing if there are any. Other than this, the trainees will be supervised and will be trained on how to do their jobs at BPCL and will also be taught about various things that aren’t taught in colleges. Also, as a part of their job description, a chemical management trainee at BPCL will ascertain the procedures and the safety of the equipment as per the standards enumerated by the company. Such hired personnel will also undergo training at the company.

 

Apart from this, the management of the company may assign more duties and responsibilities to the trainees as they deem fit. Furthermore, the training period at BPCL usually lasts 12 months only. However, upon unsatisfactory results from the hired personnel, the probation (training) time can be extended.

For any person to be eligible to be hired as one of the trainees at the company, the person should possess various skills according to eligibility criteria of the company. Additionally, the candidates can only be eligible for the posts open in the company if they fill out the application through the official channel.

Important Dates for BPCL Recruitment through GATE 2019

All candidates and applicants who wish to participate in the recruitment process should make sure that they apply on time. Although the official dates are yet to be notified, candidates can make use of the tentative dates in order to find the applications. The notifications, as well as the application for recruitment, will be offered only on the official BPCL website.

Here are the important GATE 2019 dates that you should keep in mind:

Events

Dates

GATE 2019 exam form release date

1st Sep 2018

Last date for submission of the GATE 2019 form

21st Sep 2018

Admit Card GATE 2019 release date

4th Jan 2019

Examination (GATE 2019)

2nd, 3rd, 9th and  10th Feb 2019

The release of GATE 2019 Results

16th March 2019

 

Here is all that you need to keep in mind about the recruitment applications offered by BPCL:

Events

Dates

The release date of BPCL recruitment applications

To be announced

January 2019 (speculative)

Last date of submission of the forms for BPCL recruitment

To be announced

February 2019 (speculative)

 

To know more about the release dates of the BPCL applications and about the number of vacancies in the company, the candidates should check the official BPCL website for updates.

Eligibility Criteria

BPCL only hires those applicants who are eligible. To make sure that only those who have relevant skills in the field of engineering apply, the company has laid out eligibility criteria, which allows the company to filter only those candidates who will work well with the company’s process of working.

Any candidate who wishes to be a part of the BPCL team and wants to work there should make sure that they possess the requisite skills and fall in the eligibility criteria. Here is what the company needs from its management trainees in every field:

Post

Eligibility criteria

Management Trainee (Mechanical)

  • The candidate should possess a valid GATE 2019 score.
  • The candidates should possess a B.E / B.Tech / B.Sc or any other relevant degree for the post applied to form a college or university approved by the Association of Indian Universities
    (AIU)/UGC/AICTE.
  • Candidates should have graduated in a single attempt.
  • Candidates should be citizens of India.
  • The candidates who have an integrated course degree which lasts for 5 years or more are not eligible for any posts.
  • Final year students can also apply for the job posts, but they will need to make sure that they fall under the eligibility criteria offered by BPCL.
  • The minimum scores required by:
    • General, OBC (NCL) in their qualifying exam for the degree and for the Final year students in their last year is: 60%
    • For SC, ST and PWD: 50%

Management Trainee (Chemical)

  • The candidate should possess a valid GATE 2019 score.
  • The candidates should possess a B.E / B.Tech / B.Sc or any other relevant degree for the post applied form a college or university approved by the Association of Indian Universities
    (AIU)/UGC/AICTE.
  • Candidates should have graduated in one attempt.
  • Candidates should be citizens of India.
  • The candidates who have an integrated course degree which lasts for 5 years or more are not eligible for any posts.
  • Final year students can also apply for the job posts, but they will need to make sure that they fall under the eligibility criteria offered by BPCL.
  • The minimum scores required by:
    • General, OBC (NCL) in their qualifying exam for the degree and for the Final year students in their last year is: 60%
    • For SC, ST and PWD: 50%

 

Here is a list of the corresponding GATE 2019 papers that a candidate will need to appear for:

Post

Disciple

GATE 2019 Paper

Management Trainee

Mechanical

ME

Management Trainee

Chemical

CH

 

Age Limit for BPCL through GATE for Various Classes

The company, BPCL, does not hire anybody who does not fit their eligibility criteria. Furthermore, the company only shortlists those people who fall under the age limit put by the company. Here is a table that shows the break-up of ages for various categories:

Category

Age Limit

Minimum Age for all categories

21 years

For general candidates

25 years (maximum, born on or after 1st June 1993)

OBC-NCL

28 years (born on or after 1st June 1993)

SC/ST

30 years (Born on or after 1st June 1988)

PwD

35 years(Born on or after 1st June 1983 for people with 40% disability)

J&K Domicile

30 years (for those born between 1st January 1980 and 31st December 1989)

Ex-Serviceman

30 years

 

Information and steps on BPCL recruitment application form 2019

For a candidate to find recruitment in the company, the candidates should make sure that they fill the form offered by the company carefully. All the details of the form should be filled out clearly, and the mandatory details should be mentioned correctly as well.

Here is a list of information that a person would require to fill out their recruitment forms:

  • The first step to being eligible for the recruitment in BPCL, they should be enrolled for GATE 2019 exam. GATE enrollment is mandatory.
  • Next, you will need to keep tabs on the official BPCL website. Make sure that you look for updates and find the dates for releases as well.
  • When the company releases the recruitment forms, the candidates should keep their GATE 2019 registration number. Make sure that you enter the correct details on the form.
  • Apart from this, the candidate should make sure that their personal details, addresses and communication details are filled correctly. Make sure that whatever number you add for communication, is a number you do not plan on getting rid of.
  • Also, make sure that you fill out all the mandatory fields that are marked on the form.
  • Lastly, preview your application form before submitting it. However, you will need to pay a small fee for the submission, which can be paid online. The application fee may be different for various classes, and some classes may even be exempted.

Apart from this, you will also need to make sure that you keep a copy of the form and save the details of the transaction ID for future reference.

Information on the selection process by BPCL through GATE

The selection process of the company is quite simple. The initial selection is based on the GATE 2019 results. Apart from this, further selection and evaluations are based on the performance and the PI (personal interview) of the candidates.

Salary band offered by BPCL

BPCL absorbs the personnel hired as management trainees once the training period is over. The salary paid to such trainees goes up to Rs. 14.1 Lakhs per annum, which includes basic pay, allowances, and performance related pay and superannuation benefits.

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