Last Updated: 6th September, 2014

BPCL is Recruiting Management Trainee Through GATE 2015

BPLC is a Fortune 500, leading Navratna Public Sector Company in the exciting and dynamic energy sector, engaged in Refining, Marketing and Distribution of Petroleum products and also in exploration of Oil / Gas. BPCL group achieved a Gross Revenue from Operations of Rs.2,76,005.09 cr for the year 2013-14.

At BPCL, we believe in providing not only a job with competitive salary but also taking efforts to go the extra mile to provide an experience called life! A combination of unmatched benefits and opportunities for personal development & the prospects is provided at BPCL to hone your talent.Give a flying start to your career by being a part of BPCL Dream Plan journey with an upcoming projects-investment of 40,000 crores over next few years.

To achieve this exciting opportunity, BPCL is now looking for young, energetic, ambitious Graduate Engineers in the field of “Mechanical | Chemical | Electrical | Civil | Instrumentation Engineering” for the post of “Management Trainee”.

Mechanical, Chemical, Electrical, Civil & Instrumentation Engineers desirous of pursuing a career with BPCL are required to appear for Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE- 2015).

Online applications for GATE-2015 commence from 1stSeptember 2014 and close on 1stOctober 2014.

The eligibility criteria regarding prescribed educational qualifications, percentage of marks, age etc. and application procedures are mentioned below:

Criteria Details Remarks
Qualification Full time, B.E./B.Tech/B.Sc (Engg) through AICTE/UGC

approved Indian Universities / Institutes

  • Candidates should have passed the degree in first attempt.
  • Integrated Courses or courses with 5 year or more course duration would not be eligible for the position.


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

However, they must fulfil the eligibility criteria in all respect w.r.t. educational qualifications, percentage of marks, age, etc. and if such candidates are short listed for interview, they will have to submit documentary proof of having passed the degree examination with the prescribed percentage of marks.

Branch/ Specialisation Nomenclature of Qualifying Degree
Mechanical B.E / B.Tech / B.Sc (Engg) – Mechanical Engineering
Chemical B.E / B.Tech / B.Sc (Engg) – Chemical Engineering / Chemical Technology
Electrical B.E / B.Tech / B.Sc (Engg) – Electrical / Electrical & Electronics Engineering
Civil B.E / B.Tech / B.Sc (Engg) – Civil Engineering
Instrumentation B.E / B.Tech / B.Sc (Engg) – Instrumentation Engineering / Instrumentation and Control Engineering / Instrumentation and Electronics Engineering / Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering
  • Excludes Automation / Production / Mechatronics / Manufacturing / Industrial / Electronics Engineering etc. These exclusions are only indicative and not exhaustive.
Percentage of Marks
  • Candidates, belonging to General and OBC (Non- Creamy Layer/NCL) categories, should have secured minimum 60% marks in qualifying degree examination.
  • The applicable minimum percentage of marks for Scheduled Caste (SC) / Scheduled Tribe (ST) /Persons With Disability (PWD) candidates is 50%.
  • Candidates in the final year of engineering studies belonging to General and 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 institute/university.

Wherever CGPA/OGPA/DGPA or Letter Grade is awarded, its equivalent percentage of marks must be indicated in the application form as per norms adopted by University / Institute.

Rounding off of percentage would not be allowed.

Criteria Details Remarks
Age as on 1.6.2015
  • General Candidates : Maximum 25 years
  • OBC (Non Creamy layer) : Maximum 28 years
  • SC/ST: Maximum 30 years
  • PWDs with degree of disability 40% or above : Age relaxation of up to 10 years
  • Candidates domiciled in Jammu & Kashmir between 1.1.1980 and 31.12.1989 : Age relaxation of up to 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 : Age relaxation of up to 5 years


Candidates belonging to SC/ST/OBC (NCL)

& PWD categories will need to furnish valid caste certificates & PWD Certificates respectively as per the formats prescribed by Government of India.

For getting the benefits of reservation under OBC (NCL) category:

  1. The name of caste and community of the candidate must appear in the ’Central list of other Backward es’
  2. The candidates must not belong to creamy layer. The candidates need to furnish their OBC certificate as per the format prescribed by Government of India and it must not be more than 6 months old.
Medical Standards
  • Candidates provisionally selected by BPCL will have to undergo a Pre Employment Medical Examination before joining. 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.

BPCL Selection Process :
bpcl selection process

Besides the above mode of short listings, for preliminary short listing, Psychometric tests and / or any other selection tools/tests may be considered, 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.

BPCL Important dates:

For GATE 2015 Commencement of on-line Applications for GATE 2015 on the websites of IITs / IIS 1stSeptember 2014
Last date for submission of on-line Applications for GATE 2015 on the websites of IITs / IISc 1stOctober 2014
Availability of online admit card 17thDecember 2014 onwards
Date of GATE 2015 online examination On Saturdays and Sundays (Between 31stJanuary 2015 and 14thFebruary 2015)
For BPCL Opening of BPCL recruitment website for online submission of applications with GATE 2015 Registration number 17thDecember 2014
Last date of submission of online application 30thJanuary 2015

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