Recently listed in the Maharatna category of PSUs from 2018, BPCL is a dream place to work at for Chemical and Mechanical engineers. While Chemical engineers in Petrochemicals and refineries are recruited directly by submitting applications, Mechanical engineers are hired only through the GATE exam.
Incorporated way back in 1860-71 as Burma Oil Company, BPCL got a nationalized status in 1976-77. Since incorporation, BPCL leads in variable sectors:
Eligibility criteria for BPCL for GATE 2019:
BPCL has stringent and specific criteria for recruitments that are enlisted and elaborated below.
Mechanical Engineering from Indian Universities/ Institutes recognized by AICTE/UGC.
Candidates in the final year can only apply and need to submit marksheets by August’19
If you have completed my B.E. / B.Tech Engineering degree after diploma in engineering and the duration of B.E/B.Tech engineering course is 3 years, you are eligible to apply for BPCL.
Candidates from Mechanical stream of engineering only can apply and not candidates with specialization in Mechanics.
If you have any back-logs and have finished your course in 4 years, then you’re eligible to apply
However, if you’ve exceeded course duration, you’re not eligible.
If you have done a diploma in engineering and joined the B.E./B.Tech/B.Sc (Engg) program from second year, you need to calculate the aggregate marks attained in the program from second year onwards until the final semester.
Candidates belonging to the General & OBC (NCL) categories should have minimum 60% marks Candidates belonging to the SC, ST & PWD categories must possess minimum 50% in aggregate of all semesters in the qualifying Degree (B.E/B. Tech/B.Sc(Engg)). Marks less than 60% (or 50%) cannot be rounded off.
BPCL will consider GATE-2019 score in Mechanical Engineering discipline only. Please see the detailed advertisement on the BPCL career website once it is up.
You have to apply to BPCL with the GATE registration number. Your GATE admit-card will have the GATE registration Number. Without the GATE registration number, your application will not be valid and not be considered.
BPCL will consider only GATE-2019 marks. Shortlisting is done based on GATE 2019 Scores in Mechanical Discipline for further selection; candidates can submit the online application from 5th January 2019 to 1st February 2019.
There is no separate fee payable to BPCL. However, candidates need to pay the requisite fee to appear for GATE 2019.
Candidates working with Central / State Govt / PSU should produce NOC at the time of interview. If applying through proper channel is a prerequisite for obtaining NOC at the time of interview by your current employer, you may send the physical copy of the online application form to Senior Manager (HRD), Bharat Bhavan – I, 4&6, Currimbhoy Road, Ballard Estate, Mumbai – 400001
Candidates are required to clear a pre-employment medical examination in the event of their provisional selection in the BPCL selection process. The online application should be filled in very carefully taking into account all the instructions. It is to be reviewed carefully before submission. No change is possible once online application is submitted.
Basic technical knowledge and good communication skills and sometimes high CPI can help you fetch a job in BPCL.
Important links: Find detailed advertisements here https://bharatpetroleum.com/Careers
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