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HPCL Recruitment 2013 through GATE 2013

September 05, 2012

HPCL Recruitment 2013 through GATE 2013HPCL has just today issued recruitment notification 2013 for 250 Graduate Engineers through GATE-2013. For those of you budding engineers who are in a dilemma to decide whether you should appear in GATE 2013 - this ends your confusion. Along with HPCL, many blue chip PSU companies are using GATE 2013 to recruit their requirement of Graduate Engineer trainees - like NTPC, GAIL who has already announced their recruitment notification 2013, list of which can be found in my earlier blog article titled: Jobs through GATE 2013 List of PSU Organisation recruiting,

What are the eligibilities and how to apply for these Graduate Engineer positions in HPCL? This is the subject matter of current blog article. Towards the end of the article, you would find the prep materials for HPCL Recruitment 2013 - the written part (i.e. GATE 2013) and also GD/Interview.. 

But before we go further, a small introduction on HPCL.

What is HPCL:
HPCL (Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd.) is a major Oil refining and marketing company in India and  it ranks 267th position in the prestigious list of Fortune Global 500 (2011-12). With a vast marketing network of 13 Zonal offices and 101 Regional Offices, HPCL accounts for about 19.96% of the market share. Also, with 2 major refineries (in Mumbai & Vishakhapatnam) it accounts for about 10% of the nation's refining capacity. It also operates the largest Lube Refinery in India producing Lube Base Oils, which accounts for over 40% of the India's total Lube Base Oil production.

HPCL with its performance oriented culture and well-rounded peoples‟ policies has won several prestigious awards like the “Forecourt Retailer of the Year” Award 2011, by Star Retailer Awards, “Golden Peacock HR Excellence Award” for the year 2011, the “CIO 100” Award by IDG, for the sixth consecutive year for innovation use of IT to deliver value and many others.

More about HPCL can be found from this About us page of HPCL as well as Wiki.

HPCL Graduate Engineer Trainee vacancies 2013 & GATE 2013 Papers:
A total of 250 ET vacancies exists. Branch-wise break-up of vacancies is not available at this moment, but list of engineering branches from which HPCL is going to recruit through GATE 2013 are as follows:
Mechanical, Civil,Electrical, Electronics &Telecommunication & Instrumentation.

Corresponding GATE 2013 papers in which you should appear for the HPCL Graduate Engineer job is:
ME, CE, EE, EC & IN.

HPCL Graduate Engineer Trainees (ET) Salary:
For the first six months (i.e. in the training period), HPCL offers the Graduate Engineer trainees a consolidated stipend of Rs. 33,000/- per month.

On successful completion of training, Graduate Engineers will be absorbed in management cadre (Grade-A) in the salary scale of Rs.24,900-50,500/-, with which the CTC is Rs. 8.50 lakhs per annum (approx).

Eligibility for HPCL Graduate Engineer Trainees (ET):
Age Eligibility:
Maximum 25 years as on 30th June 2013.
Age relaxations exists for reserved categories.

Educational Qualification Eligibility:
Minimum 60% marks (aggregate marks upto last semester). For SC/ST/PWD candidates minimum 50% marks
If you are a Final year / semester student than you may also apply, provided you can submit the final mark sheet by 31st August 2013.

Since you have to appear in GATE for these ET positions, it is needless to say that you also have to possess the eligibility for GATE, details of which can be found in my blog article titled: GATE 2013 Notification, Eligibility & Forms.

HPCL Recruitment 2013 Online Form:
You have to register (i.e. apply) actually twice for HPCL Graduate Engineer positions: once for GATE & than for HPCL.

How to apply for for GATE has been described in detail in this webpage.
Last date for applying online for GATE 2013 is 30th September, 2012. So better hurry!

Subsequent to your online registration for GATE 2013, you would be able to download the GATE 2013 Admit card from 5th December, 2012 onwards.  Now you have to use the "GATE-2013 Registration Number" as given in the admit card to register online for HPCL ET Recruitment 2013.

The HPCL ET Recruitment 2013 Online form would be available from 24th December 2012 in this HPCL Career website. Last date for submission of  HPCL ET Recruitment 2013 Online form is 14th February 2013. How to apply online for the HPCL recruitment is described clearly in section "HOW TO APPLY:" in page 4-6 of the HPCL job advertisement for Executive Trainees 2013.

Start date for online registration for GATE 2013: 01.09.2012.
Last date of online registration for GATE 2013: 30..09.2012..

Date of availability of GATE 2013 Admit Card (hence GATE-2013 Registration Number): 05.12.2012.
Start date of online registration for HPCL ET Recruitment 2013: 24.12.2012.
Last date of online registration for HPCL ET Recruitment 2013: 14.02.2013.

Date of GATE-2013 exam: 20.01.2013 (Online) & 10.02.2013 (Offline).
Date for GATE 2013 result: 15th March 2013 (Friday)

Subsequent to your online registration for ET positions, HPCL would procure the GATE scores from GATE authority, shortlist the candidates and if you are within the merit list, would call you for the subsequent selection process - that is Group Discussion & Personal Interview.

Prep Materials HPCL ET Recruitment 2013:
To qualify in HPCL Recruitment 2013 and get that lucrative Graduate Engineers job, you have to prepare for two things - for the written exam (i.e. GATE 2013) and GD/Interview. This blog has enough prep material for you to crack HPCL ET Recruitment 2013.

My following blog articles should help you prepare for GATE 2013, which points you to the sources for downloading syllabus, sample papers, books & coaching institutes for the exam:
GATE ME Prep material: Syllabus, Exam Papers & Books

GATE CE Syllabus, Sample Papers & Books
GATE EE Syllabus, Sample Papers & Books

GATE EC Prep material Syllabus, Sample Papers & Books
GATE IN Prep material: Syllabus, Sample Papers & Books

Prep Materials for the HPCL Interview: Please visit my blog article titled: Interview for Jobs, which tells you what are the requirements an interviewer looks for in you. It also gives you an interesting YouTube video telling you how you can also analyze an interviewer and hence be prepared for it. And than it gives you a list of 99 interview questions, which are most repeated in every other interview! These questions helps you prepare yourself.

You should also be ready to face questions on "What is HPCL", as the interviewer would want to know how much interested you are for this job. So go through this About us page of HPCL.

Prep Materials for the HPCL GD (Group Discussion): Please visit my blog article titled: Group Discussion for jobs, which tells you what are the essential qualities you need to have and how you can prepare for the same, along with a YouTube video of a mock-GD. Further this article tells you what are the different types of GD, along with example of GD topics.

Hope with above information on HPCL Graduate Engineer Recruitment 2013 through GATE 2013 and the prep material is useful to you in getting the HPCL job.Please keep visiting this blog. I would be on the look out for more job avenues through GATE and post the same here, as and when I find them.

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