HPCL Recruitment Through GATE 2018

HPCL (Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited) is recruiting Grade A Officers through GATE 2018. Application form will be made available on January 12, 2018. In this article, you will find details such as – important dates (registration), fees, eligibility criteria and selection process.

HPCL GATE 2018 Recruitment

HPCL is a Government of India Enterprise. It is one of the highly valued PSUs in India. HPCL has Navratna status. Grade A Officers in HPCL get to enjoy good salary, excellent amenities (housing, canteen etc), medical and pension benefits.


If you are planning to appear for GATE 2018, you may as well apply for HPCL recruitment. Candidates from the following branches are eligible to apply for HPCL Grade A Officer posts through GATE – Mechanical, Electrical, Civil, Electronics and Telecommunication, Chemical and Instrumentation Engineering.


First of all, let us check out the application process. Here they are –


Steps to apply for HPCL recruitment through GATE 2018

Here are the steps involved in the recruitment process –

  1. Register for GATE 2018
  2. Apply on HPCL website with GATE registration number
  3. Complete and submit the application form to receive 12 digit Application Number
  4. Pay the application fees of 275 INR (SC/ST/PWD candidates are exempted). Payment options include Challan and Credit/Debit card


Let us check out the important dates now. Here they are –


HPCL recruitment through GATE 2018: Important dates

Here are the important dates –

Important dates

Sr No Event Date
1 GATE 2018 registration 1st September to 5th October, 2018
2 Registration on HPCL website 12th January to 12th February, 2018
3 GATE 2018 exam dates February 3, 4, 10 and 11, 2018
4 GATE 2018 result declaration March 17, 2018
5 GATE 2018 Scorecard March 20, 2018


Let us check out the educational qualifications required. Here are the details –


HPCL GATE 2018 recruitment: Educational qualifications required

Students who have completed/are in the final year of the following engineering branches are eligible to apply for HPCL recruitment via GATE –


Eligible Engineering branches

Sr No Branch/Stream Relevant engineering courses (4 years long)
1 Mechanical Mechanical, Mechanical and Production Engineering
2 Chemical Chemical, Petrochemical, Petroleum Refining and Petrochemical, Petroleum Refining
3 Instrumentation Instrumentation, Instrumentation and Control, Electronics and Instrumentation, Instrumentation and Electronics, Instrumentation and Process Control
4 Electronics and Telecommunication Electronics, Electronics and Communication, Electronics and Telecommunication, Applied Electronics
5 Civil Civil
6 Electrical Electrical, Electrical and Electronics


Note: Candidates having any other degree/combination degree such as – Production, Automobile, Mechatronics, Industrial, Construction etc, other than mentioned above are not eligible to apply.


Note: Final year engineering students may also apply for HPCL Grade A Officer recruitment via GATE. If selected, they must submit their final mark sheet by 31st August, 2018.


Let us check out the basic eligibility criteria (age limit, aggregate marks etc). Here are the details –


HPCL GATE 2018 recruitment: Eligibility criteria

Check out the eligibility criteria in the table provided below –


Eligibility criteria

Requirement Category Details
Completed Bachelor of Engineering/Technology in any of the above mentioned disciplines All All the qualifications should be 4 year full-time course from AICTE approved/UGC recognized University/Deemed University. The courses offered by autonomous institutions should be equivalent to the relevant courses approved/recognized by Association of Indian Universities (AIU)/UGC/AICTE
Aggregate marks UR, OBCNC Minimum 60% marks (aggregate marks of all semesters) in Degree examinations
SC, ST, PWD Minimum 50% marks (aggregate marks of all semesters) in Degree examinations
Age limit UR Maximum 25 years as on 30th June, 2018
SC, ST, OBCNC, PWD Age relaxations as per presidential directives
Physical/Medical fitness All Candidates need to be medically fit as per Corporation’s pre-employment medical standards and must clear the medical test. Defective color vision will lead to disqualification


Let us check out the selection process now. Here are the details –


HPCL GATE 2018 recruitment: Selection process

  • Eligible candidates, who have registered for HPCL recruitment will be shortlisted on the basis of category-wise merit list based on GATE 2018 marks
  • Shortlisted candidates will be subjected to undergo tests like Group Discussion and Personal Interview
  • Final selection is made based on medical fitness

General instructions

HPCL GATE Recruitment General Instructions Set-1

HPCL GATE Recruitment General Instructions Set-2



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