Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (HPCL) Recruitment through GATE 2019

Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (HPCL) has announced the recruitment of Engineers through GATE 2019. The candidates possessing exceptional education qualification and a valid GATE score can get selected by the HPCL company. Graduates in disciplines such as Electronics and Telecommunication, Electrical, Instrumentation, Mechanical, Chemical Engineering and, Civil can apply for jobs in HPCL through GATE.

HPCL is an Indian Government PSU with a Navratna Status, and a Forbes 2000 and a Fortune 500 company. It recruits engineers for officers post and if you’re aspiring to be a part of an established company like HPCL, you can find all the relevant details such as important dates, eligibility criteria, and selection process in the given article.

Posts Available at HPCL for Recruitment through GATE 2019

Based on the scores obtained by the candidate in GATE 2019 examination, they can apply for the following posts in HPCL:


GATE Paper Code

Education Included

Education Excluded



  • Chemical Engineering
  • Petrochemical Engineering
  • Petroleum Refining & Petrochemical Engineering

Candidates who have studied Production Engineering, Automobile Engineering, Mechatronics, Construction Engineering, Industrial Engineering, etc., are not eligible



  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechanical & Production Engineering



Civil Engineering


Important Date for HPCL Recruitment through 2019 exam of GATE

The important dates that every candidate preparing for GATE 2019 must know about are mentioned in the table given below:



GATE 2019 examination

February 2, 3, 9 and 10, 2019

Result of GATE  2019

16th March 2019

Availability of the form for application for HPCL recruitment

15th January 2019

Last date to submit the form of application for HPCL recruitment

15th February 2019


Criteria For Eligibility for HPCL Recruitment Through  through 2019 exam of GATE

For HPCL recruitment through 2019 exam of GATE, the candidates must clear the given eligibility criteria:

Eligibility Criteria





The candidates must hold a 4 years Graduate Engineering  Degree in disciplines such as Electronics and Telecommunication, Electrical, Instrumentation, Mechanical, Civil, and Chemical

Percentage Required

  • The candidates pertaining to the General/OBC (non-creamy layer) categories must have obtained an average of a minimum of 60% marks in the examination.
  • The candidates pertaining to the SC/ST/PWD categories must have obtained an average of a minimum of 50%  marks in the examination.

Parameters for 4th year students

  • Gen/OBC (non-creamy layer) category must have a minimum of 60% marks
  • Scheduled Caste or Scheduled Tribe or People With Disabilities categories  must have a minimum of 60% marks

For shortlisting, the 4th year students must make submission of their final scorecard by the end of August 2019

No Objection Certificate (NOC)

At the time of the personal interview, the candidates working in Public Sector Undertakings/Government/Semi- Government/State Government Departments are obligated to provide a NOC from their organisation


Age Limit for HPCL Recruitment through GATE for Various Classes

The age limit applicable for HPCL recruitment through 2019 exam of GATE

listed in the table given below:


Age Limit


25 years


28 years (relaxation - 03 years)


30 years (relaxation – 05 years)

PwD (Persons with Disabilities)

The degree of disability should be 40% and above


  • Relaxation for General category is 35 years
  • Relaxation for ST/SC category is 38 years
  • Relaxation for OBC category is 40 years

Commissioned Officers that include SSCOs and ECOs as well as Ex-servicemen

30 years

Domiciles in Kashmir Division of Jammu & Kashmir State (from 01.01.1980 to 31.12.1989)

30 years


Essential Steps on HPCL Recruitment Application Form 2019

The process for HPCL recruitment is carried out in three steps and the candidates can make application request for a single engineering discipline only. Candidates may refer to the table above for the information of which one of the GATE paper is allocated for which specific branch.

Step 1: Registration

  • To register, the candidates must click on the career opportunities tab present on the www.hindustanpetroleum.com website.
  • Please note that the HPCL registration for job recruitment will only occur after you’ve downloaded the admit card for GATE 2019, wherein you will find the registration number. The candidates can then log in by using the given registration number to register.

Step 2: Filling the form of application and the submission of the same

One the registration process is done, the candidate must fill in the form keeping in mind the following information:

  • Educational qualifications
  • Work experience
  • Personal details
  • Important details concerning the GATE 2019 examination such as paper code, registration number
, etc.

After filling the form, the candidates can upload their passport size photograph and resume according to the details mentioned below.



Passport Size Photograph

Scanned copy of the same passport size photo affixed in GATE application (in jpg/gif format and in size less than 50 KB)


The resume must be doc/docx format and the maximum file size should be 200 KB)


  • After the details are submitted, the candidates will receive a 12 digit application number of HPCL.

The candidates can download and have a print of the form of application, which they must be protected as it is needed at different milestones in the process of recruitment.

Step 3: The Fee Payment For The Application

The candidates belonging to the General and OBC category are obligated to pay a non-refundable amount of ₹275, which is inclusive of bank charges and service tax of ₹35.  The candidates belonging to the SC/ST or PWD categories are excused from the application fee.

  • Fee Modes
  • Online Payment: The online fee can be made via Debit/Credit Card, and the candidates will observe that the status automatically shows ‘payment received’ once the payment is successful. The candidates can take a hardcopy print of the receipt and save it for future references.
  • Offline Payment: The offline fee can be made through a bank challan. After the submission of the application, deposit the said cash amount in account number 32315049001, HPCL Powerjyoti at a bank near you
. The candidates must collect the ‘Candidate’s copy’ of the bank challan for future.

Important note: If the fee status for the form is not showing ‘payment received’ within 3 to 4 working days, in that case, the applicants are expected to email a copy of the online receipt or the challan to hpclgate@mail.hpcl.co.in.

Selection Process By HPCL Through GATE

The selection process for officers will include the following three process:

  • Shortlisting Process

The qualified candidates will be shortlisted on the basis of a determined ratio, and a merit list that is category-wise will be devised based on the various discipline available.

  • Pre-Selection Process

Depending on the sole responsibility of the HPCL management, The pre-selection tests/tools such as Personal Interviews (PI) and Group Discussion (GD) will be applied.

  • Final Selection Process

For being regarded as suitable for the final selection, the candidates must successfully qualify the medical fitness program as per the organization’s policy.

Remuneration for HPCL Recruitment through 2019 Exam Of GATE

The selected candidates will initially have to attend training for one year, and once the training is successfully completed, the candidates will be appointed at an entry level in the Management Cadre in ‘A’ grade. The salary scale will be ₹60,000-₹1,80,000 in the training period and the CTC will be about ₹16.7 lakhs per annum after the appointment.

On joining the company, the candidates will additionally be eligible to added privileges as per the company’s applicable laws. Other than the basic pay, the candidates will be given an allowance at 50% of basic pay on the following allowances:

  • Dearness Allowance (DA)
  • Cafeteria Approach (including medical benefits for family members and self
  • Retirement benefit and HRA up to 30% of basic along with an additional DA that includes Gratuity Contributory Provident Fund, and Superannuation Benefit suitable as per Corporation’s policy
  • Also,  Performance Related Pay (PRP) will also be paid to the appointed candidates as per the PSU's system.

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