Trainee opportunity at Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited.

About BPCL.

BPCL, a Fortune 500 Company and a leading Maharatna Public Sector Enterprise with all India presence, engaged in Exploration of Oil & Gas, Refining, Marketing and Distribution of Petroleum Products, invites applications from young, energetic and bright Indian male candidates meeting the following eligibility criteria and other parameters for the anticipated posts mentioned below in Kochi Refinery.

Name of Post : Chemist Trainee

Grade & Pay Scale (due for revision) : Grade IV, 13500-31000

Anticipated posts : 6 *

*Unfilled vacancies of the earlier recruitment process.

Name of Post : General Workman-B 


Grade IV & Pay Scale (due for revision) : Grade I ` 11500-20000

Anticipated posts : 12

Although the posts notified are for Kochi Refinery, the Corporation reserves the right to offer initial posting/subsequent transfer post appointment to any other location of BPCL,based on the business requirement from time to time.


The selected candidates for ChemistTrainee position will be placed in Grade IV in the pay scale of ` 13500-31000 and selected candidates for General Workman-B (Trainee)-Petrochemical position will be placed in Grade I in the pay scale of ` 11500-20000. In addition to Basic Pay, the appointed candidates will also be entitled for other benefits/allowances as applicable.

AGE LIMIT (as on 01.07.2019):

a. Minimum 18 years and maximum 30 years as on 0 1 .07.2019 for General candidates, upper age relaxable (wherever reservation is applicable) by 5 years for SC and 3 yearsfor OBC(NCL) candidates against the indicative reserved posts.

b. PwBDs with degree of disability not less than 40% will be given age relaxation up to

10 years (up to 15 years for PwBDs belonging to SC category and up to 13 years forPwBDs belonging to OBC category).c. Candidates domiciled in Jammu & Kashmir between 01.01.1980 and 31.12.1989 will begiven age relaxation up to 5 years.

d. Age relaxation for Ex-servicemen would be as per applicable Govt. guidelines


Name of Post 

Chemist Trainee


M.Sc. (Chemistry) preferably in 

Analytical Chemistry in First 

Class with 60% marks (Full Time 

course) from a recognized 

Indian University/ Institute.

 Post Qualification Experience 

Should have minimum one year relevant post 

qualification work experience/one year post 

qualification apprenticeship training (in a 

relevant field) in a Refining/ Petroleum/ Power/ 

Lube/ Petrochemical / Fertilizer /Chemical 

Industry, of repute.

Name of post

General Workman-B (Trainee) -Petrochemical


First Class Diploma in Chemical 

Engineering/Technology OR 

Petrochemical Engineering/ 

Technology (Full time course 

approved by AICTE) with 60% 

marks from a recognized Indian 

University/ Institute.

Post qualification experience:

Should have minimum one year relevant post 

qualification work experience/one year post 

qualification apprenticeship training (in a 

relevant field) under the Apprenticeship Act, 

1961 in a Refining/ Petroleum/ Power/ Lube/ 

Petrochemical/ Fertilizer Industry, of repute. 

First Class with 60% marks in Post-Graduation/Engineering Diploma is relaxed to 50% marks for SC/PwBD 

candidates, wherever reservation is applicable. The date of reckoning of the experience criteria is 01.07.2019.

Selection process

Written test 

skill test 

pre employment medical test


i. Application form

Eligible candidates may apply online from22.07.2019 (10:00 hrs.) onwards to 

05.08.2019 (17:00 hrs.) through the link available on>Careers. Candidates sponsored by Employment

exchange also need to apply online through this link only. No other means/mode of

application will be accepted. However, Corporation reserves the right to modify the 

process if required.

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