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  1. Helpful (26)  

    Grade A Officer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in New York, NY (US)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. I interviewed at Indian Oil (New York, NY (US)) in December 2017.

    Interview

    IOCL arrived for campus recruitment at our college and shortlisted students on CGPA basis in 4 categories: General 7 students, OBC 4 students, SC 4 students, ST 2 students
    The only criteria for the shortlisted students to be eligible for the interview process was no backlogs, rest its upto your calliber, how you perform in the interview, in case of chemical engineering the panel comprised of 7 highly experienced IOCL employees who grilled through the candidate.

    Interview Questions

    • explain in detail the assumptions used bernoullis theorem   Answer Question
    • the relation between pump discharge and npsh   Answer Question
    • where should a very high viscous fluid be put in a shell tube in case of a floating head and a stationary head shell and tube heat exchanger   Answer Question
    • why is the cold fluid sent from downwards in a shell and tube heat exchanger   Answer Question
    • the analogy between pump and heart, which type of pump is heart analogous to   1 Answer
    • what happens if the discharge end of centrifugal pump is closed   1 Answer

  2. Helpful (45)  

    Operations Officer Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at Indian Oil in June 2010.

    Interview

    Short listing through GATE; AIR below 100/200 get shortlisted, depending on the major; next rounds at office; group disc, group task and then interviews, technical and hr simultaneously; final selection will be notified later

    Interview Questions

    • Tech questions are very very easy. nothing to worry about   5 Answers
  3.  

    Officer Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Indian Oil in March 2020.

    Interview

    Shortlisting based on cgpa
    Then GD+GT
    GD
    Topic "commercialization of health and education sector"
    Totally 2 Groups having 13 ppl each
    Followed by GT
    Passage given , groups of 3-4 divided among 13 ppl
    Presentation group wise and group evaluation.
    Judge of Gd and GT is renowned psychology professor from govt universities.

    Not an elimination round.

    Next interview round.
    5 panel members.
    Takes 15 mins
    Simple questions

    *A student may have either gd+gt first or interview*

    Interview Questions

    • What do you know about IOCL ?
      Where do your'e parents work ?
      Explain about enthalpy entropy difference etc
      Laws of thermodynamics
      Centrifugal and reciprocating pumps
      Turbines
      In the end a funny riddle to test ur smartness and attention.   Answer Question

  4.  

    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience

    Interview

    Technical interview mainly pertaining to various aspects of refinery operations along with a general idea on how equipments work.Majority of the questions were quite basic in nature pertaining to distillations ,pumps etc.

    Interview Questions


  5.  

    Officer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Varanasi (India)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Indian Oil (Varanasi (India)).

    Interview

    Technical and managerial interview , shortlisting with CGPA and Resume and personal interview , students may be sorted using group discussion
    During 2013 the company used to go to campuses for conducting the interview and campus selection also gate is being used as a method of selection

    Interview Questions

    • Questions regarding the Electrical department subjects like machines , power systems like basic functioning of the machines and interest in marketing etc   1 Answer

  6.  

    Apprentice Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Ernakulam (India)
    Declined Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took a week. I interviewed at Indian Oil (Ernakulam (India)) in November 2019.

    Interview

    Good they asked about final year project and about iocl I explained everything but there where some confusing fact which I probably missed!!! I applied through online and after few weeks probably, I got an email from iocl regarding the interview

    Interview Questions


  7.  

    Cost Trainee Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Mumbai (India)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. I interviewed at Indian Oil (Mumbai (India)).

    Interview

    Very basic , personal interview with general manager in head office. Personal and education related questions. There are only two people who taking the interview.. And it was very simple interview

    Interview Questions

  8.  

    Executive Technical Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. I interviewed at Indian Oil.

    Interview

    GD GT INTERVIEW
    Can you explain the difference between LIFO and FIFO?
    Where these two terms are implemented?
    Some theory of computation questions.
    What do you prefer- Hard work or smart work?
    Are you ready to relocate if required?

    Interview Questions


  9.  

    Officer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Kolkata (India)
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4+ months. I interviewed at Indian Oil (Kolkata (India)) in June 2019.

    Interview

    Iocl interview process is gradual lile any other psu. At first they will give a PPT about their company details like ventures, profits, products, accomplishments, presence in india and abroad and their other social activities and joint ventures. Then they provide batches with numbering according to which document verification will be done. You can have your free breakfast in the specified place meanwhile. Then call for interview or gd+gt starts, and it is dome generally according to the batch numbers. As gd+gt and pi goes on simultaneously so one can be assigned gd+gt first and then pi or the opposite.

    Interview Questions

    • They asked to introduce, then some question from training, some from project and some from hobbies. They asled about their pipeline section and retail uotlets and thanked me.   Answer Question

  10.  

    Research Officer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Faridabad, Haryana (India)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 6 weeks. I interviewed at Indian Oil (Faridabad, Haryana (India)) in June 2019.

    Interview

    After gate exam, online application for IOCL R&D post was available on iocl.com The shorlist notification came within 4-5 weeks after date of application. Shortlisted students need to bring all the relevant documents for verification along with a ppt of 6-7 slides on M. Tech thesis. Total time of interview was approx 45 min. It consists of 5 min presentation on M. Tech thesis, 20 min PI, 20 min GD.
    GD topic: Whether govt should keep a check on the expenses provided to MPs, MLAs or not?
    Interview questions were related to ppt and basic Chemical engineering topics such as pumps, pipes, thermodynamics concepts, distillation column etc.

    Interview Questions

    • Q1. Which equation helps in determining the pressure drop across a pipe in turbulent flow regime?   Answer Question
    • Q2. Which parameters remains same when we scale up a model from lab to industrial scale?   Answer Question
    • Q3. What is Hagen poissules equation.   Answer Question
    • Q4. How do we calculate the order of a complex reaction?   Answer Question
    • Q5. We know the boiling point of the water is 100 C at 1 atm. What will be boiling point at 2 atm? Which equation is used to determine it?   Answer Question

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