Bharat Petroleum BPCL Mechanical Engineer Recruitment through GATE 2013

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Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited

A Govt of India Enterprise

NaviGATE your Career in BPCL through GATE-2013

Mechanical Engineer Recruitment through GATE-2013

Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL) is a Fortune 500 oil major with a ranking of 225 on the prestigious fortune global 500 list for the year 2011-12 and a leading Navratna Public Sector Company

BPCL operates in the exciting and dynamic energy sector and is engaged in Refining, Marketing and Distribution of Petroleum products besides exploration of Oil & Gas, with an annual turnover of over 2,22,394 crores for the year 2011-12

BPCL produces a diverse range of oil products from auto fuels, petrochemicals and solvents to aviation turbine fuels, specialty lubricants, and markets them through a wide network of retail outlets, kerosene dealerships, and LPG distributorships besides supplying fuel directly to hundreds of industries and several domestic and international airlines

BPCL has two Refineries at Mumbai and Kochi, a subsidiary Refinery at Numaligarh and a Joint Venture Refinery at Bina, Madhya Pradesh

BPCL also has several depots, installations, dispatch units, LPG plants, aviation fuelling stations and lubes blending plants across the country

To fuel its growth, BPCL is looking for young, energetic, ambitious graduate engineers in the field of Mechanical Engineering for the post of Management Trainee

Mechanical Engineers desirous of pursuing a career with BPCL are required to appear for Graduate
Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE-2013)

BPCL offers a competitive, caring and innovative work environment which enables professional and personal growth, best in class compensation and a long term career opportunity to grow into future leaders

For detailed information on GATE-2013, interested candidates may log on to or any of the websites of other IITs (Delhi, Guwahati, Kanpur, Kharagpur, Madras, Roorkee) and Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore

Online applications for GATE-2013 commenced from 01st September, 2012 and closes on 30th September, 2012

Educational Qualification: Candidates should have passed qualifying degree examination (B.E./ B.Tech/ B.Sc (Engg) in first attempt in the discipline of Mechanical Engineering (excluding Production/ Mechatronics/ Manufacturing/ Industrial Engineering etc) from Indian universities/ institutes/ colleges recognized by AICTE/UGC (full time regular courses only)

Candidates in the final year of their engineering studies may also apply

However, they must fulfill the eligibility criteria in all respects of educational qualification, percentage of marks, age, etc and if such candidates are short listed for further selection process, they will have to submit documentary proof of having passed the degree examination with the prescribed percentage of marks

First Attempt means the candidate should have passed the qualifying degree within the prescribed period

Candidates, belonging to General/OBC (non-creamy layer or NCL) categories, should have secured minimum 60% marks in qualifying degree examination

The applicable minimum percentage of marks for SC/ST/PwD candidates is 50%

Candidates in the final year of engineering studies belonging to General/OBC (NCL) categories, should have secured minimum 60% marks (in aggregate upto last semester), relaxable to 50% for SC/ST/PwD candidates

Percentage of marks would be the aggregate of all semesters irrespective of the norms/ system being followed in the College/Institute/University to calculate the percentage of marks

Age Limit (as on 01st June, 2013): Maximum 25 years for general category candidates

Age relaxation for SC/ST/OBC (NCL)/PwD candidates will be applicable as per the Presidential/ Government Directives

Upper Age relaxation: Rlaxable for reserved category candidates; SC/ST by 5 years; OBC (NCL) by 3 years; PWD by 10 years for General, 13 years for OBC (NCL) and 15 years for SC/ST categories; 5 years for candidates domiciled in Jammu & Kashmir between 01.01.1980 and 31.12.1989; 5 years for Ex-servicemen and Commissioned Officers (including ECOs/SSCOs), subject to rendering minimum 5 years’ military service and fulfillment of other conditions prescribed by Govt of India

Medical Standards: Candidates provisionally selected by BPCL will have to undergo a pre employment medical examination

The health of candidates will be assessed by company’s authorized medical officers/nominated hospitals and the appointment will be subject to meeting the medical standards prescribed by the company

Selection Process: On the basis of GATE-2013 marks in the mechanical discipline, candidates would be shortlisted on merit to undergo a selection process that would ordinarily comprise of group discussion and personal interview, besides psychometric tests and/or any other selection tool that may be considered appropriate, at the sole discretion of management

Candidates would have to qualify through each stage of the selection process successfully before being considered for final selection

Please note participation in the various stages of recruitment/ selection process (GATE-2013, group discussion, personal interview, psychometric tests, pre employment medical examination etc) does not confer any right to an individual or employment with BPCL

Training: Candidates selected as management trainee would be on probation for a period of one year and on their successful completion of probationary period they 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 and subsidiary companies of BPCL currently in existence and establishments that may be set up in future besides roles on deputation to other organizations and the services will be transferable as per the requirement of the corporation

The work profile includes working in shift duties at various operating locations/ installations/ depots across the country

Pay Scale: Candidates selected as Management Trainee would be placed in job group ‘A’ on a basic salary of Rs 24,900/- (scale of pay Rs 24,900- 50500/-)

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 10 Lakhs per annum (approx cost to company)

This includes 50% of basic pay as perks and allowances, performance related pay and 30% of basic plus DA as superannuation benefits (provident fund, gratuity and new pension scheme)

Our perquisites include housing facilities, vehicle/housing loan, medical reimbursement, LFA, Holiday home facility, group savings linked insurance scheme etc

Qualifying norms would apply for soft loans such as housing and vehicle

How to apply

Candidates who wish to apply for the post of Management Trainee in BPCL will be required to take the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering-2013 (GATE-2013) in Mechanical Engineering discipline (corresponding GATE-2013 as per code for Mechanical Engineering discipline is ME)

GATE 2013 is scheduled on 10th February, 2013, Sunday for the Mechanical Engineering discipline

For detailed information on GATE-2013, interested candidates may log on to or any of the websites of other IITs and Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore

Candidates need to apply/register online for GATE-2013 through from 01st September, 2012 to 30th September, 2012

Application process for GATE-2013 is entirely online

Candidates will require their GATE-2013 registration number for applying to BPCL

The registration number will appear on the GATE-2013 admit card of the candidates

The admit card can only be downloaded from the zonal GATE websites of IISc and 7 IITs

No other number (GATE-2013 application/online form number etc) should be entered as GATE-2013 registration number while applying to BPCL

On downloading the GATE-2013 admit card and receipt of GATE registration number, candidates need to apply online on BPCL’s website

The relevant link will be made available from 05th December, 2012 on BPCL’s career website

Candidates should click on the online application link, read the instructions carefully and fill in the online application form giving accurate information including the GATE-2013 registration number

Candidates must enter the same name as they have entered while applying to GATE-2013

Upon completion, the candidate should submit the online application by clicking the submit button at the bottom of the page

If the same is accepted, the system will generate a unique application ID along with the completed application form

Candidate should take a print out of completed application, affix his/her recent passport size photograph, sign at the space provided and keep with him/ her safely for future reference (the same will be required to be submitted, in case shortlisted for further selection process)

The passport size photograph affixed by the candidate should be the same submitted along with GATE-2013 application form and admit card

If the candidate is called for further selection process, his/ her identity would be verified with GATE-2013 admit card and GATE-2013 official score card

The last date for submitting the online application for BPCL is 09th February, 2013

Only Indian Nationals are eligible to apply

Candidates must have an active e-mail ID, which must remain valid for at least next one year

All future communication with the candidates will take place through e-mail only

Important Dates


Commencement of on line applications for GATE 2013 on the websites of IITs/IISc: 01st September, 2012

Last date for submission of on line applications for GATE 2013 on the websites of IITs/IISc: 30th September, 2012

Availability of online admit card: 05th December, 2012

Date of GATE exam for mechanical engineering discipline: 10th February, 2013


Opening of BPCL recruitment website for online submission of applications with GATE registration numbers: 05th December, 2012

Last date of submission of online application: 09th February, 2013