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IOCL Recruitment 2017 for Research Officer, Chief Research Manager

Research & Development Centre, Faridabad.

Indian Oil’s R&D Centre is having 33 Vacancies in various research areas like Industrial Lubricants, Synthetic Lubricants, Metal Working Oil, Grease, Nanotechnology, Analytical, Alternative Energy, Fuel & Additive, Petrochemical & Polymers, Catalyst, Extraction & Distillation, Battery, Industrial Biotechnology, Refining Technology and Automotive Research.

Indian Oil Corporation Limited Online applications are invited from bright, energetic and result oriented candidates of Indian Nationality desirous of a career in Research & Development for the following positions at Indian Oil R&D Centre :

1. Area / Post : Post Code – CHY-01 Research Officer (Gr. A)

  • No of Vacancies : 14
  • Qualifications & Experience : Ph.D in Chemistry ( Organic / Inorganic / Physical / Analytical / Organo Metallics ) from a recognized University / Institute with minimum 65% marks in graduation as well as in Postgraduation.
  • Research Area : Industrial Lubricants, Synthetic Lubricants, Metal Working Oil, Grease, Nanotechnology, Analytical, Alternative Energy ( Fuel Cell & Hydrogen ), Fuel & Additive.
  • Upper Age Limit : 32 Years
  • In case of Ph.D, research work carried out during Ph.D will not be considered as work experience.

2. Area / Post : Post Code – P&P-01 Research Officer (Gr. A)

  • No of Vacancies : 2
  • Qualifications & Experience : Ph.D in Organic / Organo-Metallics / Polymer Chemistry from a recognized University / Institute 
  • With minimum 65% marks in graduation as well as in Postgraduation
  • Research Area : Petrochemicals & Polymers.
  • Upper Age Limit : 32 Years
  • In case of Ph.D, research work carried out during Ph.D will not be considered as work experience.

3. Area / Post : Post Code – CAT-01 Research Officer (Gr. A)

  • No of Vacancies : 1
  • Qualifications & Experience : Ph.D in Catalysis / Material Sciences from a recognized University / Institute
  • With minimum 65% marks in graduation as well as in Postgraduation
  • Research Area : Catalyst
  • Upper Age Limit : 32 Years
  • In case of Ph.D, research work carried out during Ph.D will not be considered as work experience.

4. Area / Post : Post Code – BAT-01 Research Officer (Gr. A)

  • No of Vacancies : 2
  • Qualifications & Experience : Ph.D in Electro-Chemistry from a recognized University / Institute
  • With minimum 65% marks in graduation as well as in Postgraduation
  • Research Area : Battery
  • Upper Age Limit : 32 Years
  • In case of Ph.D, research work carried out during Ph.D will not be considered as work experience.

5. Area / Post : Post Code –IBT-01 Research Officer (Gr A)

  • No of Vacancies : 2
  • Qualifications & Experience : Ph.D in Microbiology / Biotechnology / Biochemistry / Biosciences / Biochemical or Bioprocess engineering from a recognized university / Institute. The PhD thesis or publications should be related to : Hydrocarbon biotransformation / Algal Technology / petroleum microbiology / bioprocesses related to hydrocarbon refining / upgrading of hydrocarbons streams / /bio-electrochemical processes / microbial fuel cell systems / industrial process water microbiology / biomass biomethanation / Biotechnological Interventions to Hydrocarbons.
  • With minimum 65% marks in graduation as well as in Postgraduation
  • Research Area : Industrial Biotechnology
  • Upper Age Limit : 32 Years
  • In case of Ph.D, research work carried out during Ph.D will not be considered as work experience.

6. Area / Post : Post Code – CHE-01 Research Officer (Gr. A.)

  • No of Vacancies : 6
  • Qualifications & Experience : Masters degree in Chemical Engineering with Bachelors degree in Chemical Engineering from a recognized University / Institute
  • With minimum 65% marks in graduation as well as in Postgraduation
  • Research Area : Refining Technology, Alternative Energy
  • Upper Age Limit : 28 Years
  • In case of Ph.D, research work carried out during Ph.D will not be considered as work experience. In case of candidates with Masters Degree, experience will be counted from the date of successful completion of their Masters degree.

7. Area / Post : Post Code – MCH-01 Research Officer (Gr. A.)

  • No of Vacancies : 3
  • Qualifications & Experience : Masters degree in Mechanical Engineering with Bachelors degree in Mechanical Engineering from a recognized University / Institute. Masters Degree in related/ similar subjects like Automobile/ Thermal/ Energy Studies/ Mechatronics etc. will also be considered.
  • With minimum 65% marks in graduation as well as in Postgraduation
  • Research Area : Automotive Research, Alternative Energy
  • Upper Age Limit : 28 Years
  • In case of Ph.D, research work carried out during Ph.D will not be considered as work experience. In case of candidates with Masters Degree, experience will be counted from the date of successful completion of their Masters degree.

8. Area / Post : Post Code – ECH-01 Research Officer (Gr. A.)

  • No of Vacancies : 1
  • Qualifications & Experience : Masters degree in Electrochemical Engineering / Metallurgy Engineering / Material Science Engineering with Bachelors degree in Engineering from a recognized University / Institute.
  • With minimum 65% marks in graduation as well as in Postgraduation
  • Research Area : Alternative Energy (Solar & Fuel Cell)
  • Upper Age Limit : 28 Years
  • In case of Ph.D, research work carried out during Ph.D will not be considered as work experience. In case of candidates with Masters Degree, experience will be counted from the date of successful completion of their Masters degree.

9. Area / Post : Post Code –FC-01 Research Manager (Gr C) / Assistant Manager Research (Gr. B) in Fuel Cell area

  • No of Vacancies : 1 ( Reserved for OBC )
  • Qualifications & Experience : Masters degree in Mechanical Engineering and in related/ similar subjects like Thermal/ Energy Studies/ Mechatronics etc. from a recognized University / Institute.
  • With minimum 65% marks in graduation as well as in Postgraduation
  • Experience (Essential) : Minimum 6 years of experience after M.Tech for Grade C preferably in the area of Hydrogen / Fuel Cell Minimum 3 years of experience after M.Tech for Grade B preferably in the area of Hydrogen / Fuel Cell
  • Upper Age Limit :
  • For Grade C : 39 Years
  • For Grade B : 35 Years
  • Note 1 : Candidates will be considered for Grade C/B based on the candidate’s experience and age profile.
  • In case of Ph.D, research work carried out during Ph.D will not be considered as work experience. In case of candidates with Masters Degree, experience will be counted from the date of successful completion of their Masters degree.

10. Area / Post : Post Code – BT-01 Chief Research Manager (Gr. E) in Biotechnology area

  • No of Vacancies : 1
  • Qualifications & Experience : PhD in Biotechnology / Micro-biology / Molecular Biology
  • With minimum 65 % marks in graduation as well as in Postgraduation
  • Experience (Essential) : Minimum 15 years of experience in relevant area after Ph.D for Grade E. The experience should be in Industrial Biotechnology/ Bio-Energy/ Bioprocess/ Bioremediation/ Molecular Biology/ Enzymology. The experience should reflect capabilities for leading research projects.
  • Upper Age Limit : 52 Years
  • In case of Ph.D, research work carried out during Ph.D will not be considered as work experience. 

*Qualification should only be obtained through Full Time Regular Course from a recognized University / Institute / Board. Qualifications obtained through distance / Part time will not be considered.

IOCL Physical Fitness : Desirous candidates seeking employment with Indian Oil must be medically fit as per Indian Oil’s pre-employment medical standards. Candidates are advised to go through the ‘Guidelines and Criteria for Physical Fitness for Pre-employment medical Examination’ before they commence the application process.

The guidelines are available in the following link : http://www.iocl.com/PeopleCareers/Pre-employment_Guiding_Principles11th_mar_2011.pdf

Indian Oil Corporation Limited Selection Methodology : Depending on number of candidates fulfilling all eligibility criteria as mentioned above for each post ( based on the scrutiny of applications ), candidates will be required to undergo a one-tier/ two-tier selection process. The two tier process may comprise of preliminary personal interview ( again depending on the number of eligible candidates for the post ) followed by a final personal interview. The personal interview / interaction will assess technical, research knowledge / experience / aptitude and behavioural competencies of the candidates as applicable to the post.

The final selection / Offer of appointment will be based on the candidates performance in Personal Interview, being declared as medically fit by IOCL designated Physician, availability of vacancies in various positions advertised, and subject to fulfillment of other eligibility criteria with respect to academic qualification, age, work experience, clear release order from previous employers, NOC ( from present employer, in case of candidates working in Government/Quasi-Government/PSU ) as may be applicable. Candidates will have to qualify through each stage of the selection process successfully.

The candidates will first be shortlisted based on meeting their eligibility as per the criteria mentioned in respect to each position. Candidates are advised to provide the desired details truthfully during submitting their online application.

Emolument & Placements : Selected applicants will be placed in the pay scale :

S.No Position Salary Grade Salary Scale (in Rs.)
1. Chief Research Manager E 43,200-66,000*
2 Research Manager C 32,900-58,000*
3 Assistant Manager Research B 29,100-54,500*
4 Research Officer A 24,900-50,500*

*Candidate selected for respective positions will be placed in salary scale stated above. The pay scales are due for revision with effect from 01st January, 2017.

Besides Basic Pay, the applicant will be entitled for Industrial DA, perquisite and allowances as admissible in the grade, Performance Related Pay, HRA, Medical Coverage, Gratuity, Provident Fund, Group Pension Accident Insurance, House Building Advance, Conveyance Advance, etc.

Coverage under superannuation benefit fund scheme and Post-retirement medical benefit facility shall be subject to meeting the eligibility criteria as laid down by the Department of Public Enterprises (DPE), Government of India in this regard.

Service Liability : Selected candidates for the positions will have to execute a bond of Three Lakhs ( 50000 for SC/ST/OBC & PWD candidates ) to serve the Corporation for a minimum period of three years from the date of joining.

Concessions / Relaxations :

  • Reservation of posts for SC/ST/OBC (Non Creamy Layer) / PH (degree of disability 40% or above) as per Government Directives.
  • Reservation of Ex-servicemen shall be applicable as per Government Directives.
  • Age relaxation by 5 years for SC/ST, 3 years for OBC applicants and 10 years for PH applicants.
  • Age relaxation of 5 years for applicants domiciled in Jammu & Kashmir between 1.1.1980 and 31.12.1989.
  • Exemption from payment of application fee for SC/ST/PH applicants.

IOCL Application Fee 2017

Only Candidates belonging to General and OBC categories are required to deposit 300/- as application fee. The fee is to be submitted on-line though SBI E-Collect using either SBI Debit Card or through Net-Banking or at the SBI Branch after selecting “Pay at Branch option”. Fee, once paid, will not be refunded under any circumstances.

SBI E-Collect payment mode of IndianOil R&D Centre is titled as “Recruitment RnD Officers". Applicants can make payment by clicking on “Recruitment RnD Officers" link at IndianOil SBI E-Collect site. The Bank Charges as applicable have to be borne by the candidates.

How to Apply for Indian Oil Corporation Limited Recruitment 2017

  1. The prospective candidates are required to submit their application Online. No manual applications would be entertained.
  2. The online application shall be available under “What’s New” Section on www.iocl.com (home page of Corporate Website of Indian Oil) and also on “Indian Oil for Careers” link.
  3. Candidates should read the instructions carefully and fill-in the online application form giving accurate information. The candidate shall be wholly / exclusively responsible for the information/ details so filled/ provided in his online application form.
  4. The link will remain active from 06th June, 2017 00.00 hrs to 07th July, 2017 23.59 hrs
  5. The applicants should have the relevant documents like percentage of marks obtained in the qualifying examination, Thesis/ dissertation details, caste/sub-caste certificate, date of issue, name of issuing authority, state of origin, experience details etc. readily available with them before they commence the online application process. However all relevant documents will be verified with true copy / original at the time of Personal Interview.
  6. Candidates are additionally required to upload their Curriculum Vitae ( with details of Publications ).
  7. Candidates are strongly advised to apply online well in time without waiting for the last date for submission of Online Application.
  8. Candidates should additionally have a valid Email Id, Mobile No. and scanned copy of their recent signature and passport photograph.

Candidate should apply for One Post only. Candidates applying for more than one post / discipline will not be considered and such applications will be rejected.

The vacancies and reservation indicated above is tentative and may increase or decrease in the relevant categories at the absolute discretion of management and in compliance with Presidential Directives on reservation at the time of  appointment.

Contact Person :

Pritish Vats Assistant Manager (ER) IOCL R&D Centre, Tele Phone : 0129-2225691

Last  Date for online receipt of Applications for all the Positions : 07th July, 2017