Recruitment of various post in Oil India Limited

Faaip | Wednesday 15 September 2021



Oil India Limited, a Navratna Public Sector Undertaking is the pioneer and second largest national upstream Oil and Gas Company with a pan India presence and growing global footprint. OIL is set to conquer newer horizons of all-round growth and excellence. It is engaged in exploration, production and transportation of crude oil, natural gas and production of LPG with its Field Headquarters (FHQ) at Duliajan, Dibrugarh, Assam. OIL has operations in Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh, Odisha, Rajasthan, Mizoram and offices in Kolkata, Guwahati, Noida. OIL also has crude oil transportation pipelines from Assam to Barauni in Bihar.  In overseas OIL has presence in USA, Russia, Libya, Nigeria, Gabon, Venezuela, Israel, Bangladesh and Mozambique.

Oil India Limited (OIL) invites applications from eligible candidates from its production and exploration areas in the districts of Dibrugarh, Tinsukia, Sivasagar and Charaideo in Assam and Changlang district in Arunachal Pradesh for recruitment of workpersons in following posts at OIL, Field Headquarters, Duliajan as per details given hereunder. The following posts will entail working in shifts involving arduous and hazardous nature of jobs in remote/far-flung OIL installations in the production and exploration areas of Assam and Arunachal Pradesh.

(iv)    Abbreviations:   UR=Unreserved,   ST=Scheduled   Tribes,   SC=Scheduled   Caste,   OBC(NCL)=Other Backward Classes (Non-Creamy Layer), EWS=Economically Weaker Sections, LV=Low Vision, D=Deaf, HH=Hard of Hearing, OA=One Arm, OL=One Leg, OAL=One Arm and One Leg, CP=Cerebral Palsy, LC=Leprosy Cured, Dw=Dwarfism, AAV=Acid Attack Victims, ASD=Autism Spectrum Disorder (M=Mild, MoD=Moderate), ID= Intellectual Disability, SLD=Specific Learning Disability, MD=Multiple Disabilities. 

(ii)     The essential documents/certificates/testimonials will have to be uploaded at the time of online application.
Candidate(s) must ensure that all the details provided by the candidates in the online application form tally with the respective documents/certificates/testimonials. Any mismatch in the declaration on the online
application  form  with  the  respective  documents/certificates/testimonials  shall  lead  to  rejection  of
candidature at any stage of the selection process.

(iii)    All  the  documents/certificates/testimonials  submitted  by  the  candidate(s)  will  be  verified  from  the concerned Issuing Authorities.

(iv)    During document verification at any stage of the selection process, the candidature may be rejected if the document(s)/certificate(s)/testimonial(s) etc. are not found to be in order or as per our requirement. Further, in case it is detected that a candidate has furnished any incorrect/doctored/false information/document(s)/ certificate(s)/testimonial(s) or has suppressed any material fact(s), his/her candidature will stand cancelled and name of such candidate(s) will be blacklisted for applying against any post in Oil India Limited in future.


Appointment of provisionally selected candidate(s) is subject to his/her being declared medically fit as per the standards prescribed in the Physical Fitness criteria available on OIL’s website. The provisionally selected candidates will have to undergo Pre-Employment Medical Examination (PEME) at OIL Hospital, Duliajan, Assam OR PEME may also be conducted by a Government Medical Officer not below the rank of a Civil Surgeon OR by an Authorized Medical Officer of a hospital empaneled by the Company (List of company empaneled hospital will be provided later if required).


(i)      Provisionally selected candidate(s) will be appointed as a ‘Probationer’ for a period of 12 (twelve) months.
Upon successful completion of probationary period, the probationer will be considered for confirmation subject to satisfactory performance during the probationary period. In the event of the performance of a
probationer being found unsatisfactory, the probationary period will be extended for a period of 06 (six)
months beyond the initial probationary period of 12 (twelve) months. If at the end of the extended period of probation of 06 (six) months, the performance of the probationer is still found unsatisfactory, another extension of 06 (six) months can be given in the probationary period. However, even if after two extensions of 06 (six) months each the performance of the probationer is still not satisfactory, his/her appointment will stand terminated. A ‘probationer’ will be confirmed through a letter expressly mentioning the advice of confirmation, the effective date of confirmation and without which there will be no deemed confirmation or automatic confirmation at the end of the probationary period of 12 (twelve) months or the extended period of probation, if any.

(ii)     The  appointment  as  a  'Probationer'  in  the  above  post(s)  will  be  provisional  and  further  subject  to verification of all the documents/certificates/testimonials submitted in respect of age; caste; non-creamy layer (NCL), if applicable; education; experience and others, as applicable, as well as verification of character & antecedents through appropriate authority. The probationer will be eligible for confirmation in the Company in a regular grade only after requisite documents/certificates/testimonials are duly verified as authentic and positive character and antecedents are received from the concerned Issuing Authorities, 
subject to fulfilment of condition stipulated at Clause-6.0 (i) above. In case the verification report received from the Issuing Authorities reveals that any of the documents/certificates/testimonials submitted by the probationer is/are false/fake/incorrect or any adverse report of character and antecedents is received from the appropriate authority or in the event of giving any false declaration in the Personal Bio-data filled and duly signed at the time of employment, the provisional appointment as a 'Probationer' will be terminated/cancelled/disqualified at any stage with 15 (fifteen) days notice, besides being liable for penal action under the provisions of the Indian Penal Code.


(i) In    view    of    the    current    situation    arising    out    of    COVID-19    pandemic,    all    applicable guidelines/directives/orders issued by the Government pertaining to COVID-19 pandemic situation will be strictly followed and as such, the selection process might get delayed/extended/postponed/cancelled in line with  the  Government  guidelines.  Hence,  the  candidates  are  advised  to  keep checking OIL’s  website regularly.

(ii)     Candidates are advised to strictly abide by all the applicable guidelines/directives/orders issued by the Government pertaining to COVID-19 pandemic situation and accordingly, take all necessary precautionary safety  measures  (wearing  of  mask,  carrying  hand  sanitizer,  maintaining  social  distance,  maintaining hygiene etc.) during the selection process.

(iii)    Candidate(s) are advised to carefully read the full advertisement for details of  eligibility criteria and selection methodology before submission of the online application form.
(iv)    Candidate(s) are advised to furnish the correct information about their qualification, age, caste category etc. (v)     Valid caste certificate must be produced by SC/ST/OBC candidate(s) in the prescribed format as per
Government  of  India  and  issued  by  competent  authority  indicating  clearly  the  candidate’s  caste,  the
Act/Order under which the caste is recognized as SC/ST/OBC, the village/town the candidate is ordinarily a resident of and other details, as necessary.

(vi)    For claiming the benefit of OBC (Non-Creamy Layer) category, the candidate(s) must produce a latest caste certificate as per proforma prescribed by Government of India and issued by the Competent Authority which would, amongst others, specifically mention that the candidate(s) do not belong to the persons/sections (creamy layer). Further, the valid OBC certificate should also clearly indicate that the candidate does not belong to creamy layer as defined by the Government of India for applying to posts and services under the Central Government. Candidate(s) with OBC caste but belonging to creamy layer are not entitled to OBC reservation/relaxation benefits.

(vii)   Candidate(s) seeking reservation under Economically Weaker Sections (EWS) category must produce a valid Income and Assets Certificate issued by the Competent Authority as per the prescribed format of the Government of India with regard to Economically Weaker Sections (EWS).

(viii)  In case of Persons with Benchmark Disabilities, candidate(s) must produce a valid disability certificate in support of their claims clearly indicating that the degree of disability is 40% or more, in the prescribed format(s) as per Government of India and issued by the Competent Authority. The Competent Authority to issue disability certificate shall be a Medical Board duly constituted by the Central or a State Government of India.

(ix)    In case of Ex-Servicemen, candidate(s) must produce a valid Zila Sainik Welfare Office registration card and valid Discharge Book/Service and Release Certificate for Ex-Servicemen (pages containing Personal Particulars and Service Particulars).

(x)     Candidate(s) must produce a valid Employment Exchange Registration Card issued by an Employment Exchange within the production and exploration areas of Oil India Limited in the districts of Dibrugarh, Tinsukia, Sivasagar and Charaideo in Assam and Changlang district in Arunachal Pradesh.

(xi)    The candidate(s) will be wholly/exclusively responsible for the information provided in his/her online application form. All details given in the online application form will be treated as final and no changes will be entertained. 
(xii)   Candidate(s)  employed  in  Government/Public  Sector  Undertaking  must  produce  a  ‘No  Objection Certificate’ from the present employer. In case the candidate fails to submit the ‘No Objection Certificate’ at the applicable stage, his/her candidature will not be considered.

(xiii)  The candidate(s) must have an active e-mail ID and mobile number which must be valid till the process of recruitment is over since communication with the candidate(s) will take place through e-mail/SMS. Same e-mail ID and mobile number cannot be used by any other candidate for filling the online application form for this notification. No change in the e-mail ID and mobile number will be allowed.

(xiv)  Candidate(s), who are shortlisted for Computer Based Test, will be intimated through e-mail/SMS. Mere issue of admit card/call letter to the candidate(s) for any stage of the selection process will not imply that his/her candidature has been finally accepted by OIL. If due to any unintentional/inadvertent/undue error, an admit card/call letter has been issued to an ineligible candidate, in such a case, the admit card/call letter will be considered as invalid and the candidature of such a candidate will be summarily rejected on detection at any stage of the selection process.

(xv)   OIL will not be responsible for any loss/non-delivery of e-mail/SMS/any other communication sent, due to invalid/wrong e-mail ID/mobile number/contact details furnished by the candidate.

(xvi)  Candidate(s) will be required to carry their valid photo identity proof (PAN Card/Driving Licence/Voter ID Card/Aadhaar Card/Passport etc.) for the Computer Based Test. The photo identity proof will be checked and verified during the test. Candidate(s) without a valid photo identity proof will not be allowed to appear for the Computer Based Test.

(xvii) Candidate(s) are advised to retain the admit card/call letter issued for the selection process(s) for future reference.

(xviii) Candidate(s) have to make their own arrangement for lodging and boarding for appearing in any stage of the selection process. No accommodation or arrangement for keeping documents or belongings will be provided during the entire selection process.

(xix)  The results of the selection process(s), as applicable, will be declared in the Oil India Limited website
( Candidate(s) are thus advised to periodically visit our above website for the same.

(xx)   Candidate(s) are advised in their own interest to complete the submission of online application form sufficiently in advance before the last date so as to avoid last minute rush leading to possibility of inability/failure to log on to the website on account of heavy load/congestion. Oil India Limited will not be responsible for the candidates not being able to submit their online applications within the prescribed closing date on account of any reason beyond the control of Oil India Limited.

(xxi)  Merely qualifying in the Computer Based Test or provisionally selected after the recruitment process will not confer any right of regular appointment to the candidate(s). Appointment of provisionally selected candidate(s) is subject to his/her being declared medically fit in the Pre-Employment Medical Examination and fulfilling other pre-employment formalities as per the requirements of the Company.

(xxii) Canvassing in any form whether directly or indirectly will disqualify the candidate.

(xxiii) All  provisionally  selected  candidates  will  be  required  to  produce  in  original  as  well  as  self-attested photocopies of all relevant documents/certificates/testimonials for verification at the time of pre- employment medical examination i.e. class 10th  admit card/pass certificate/marksheet indicating date of birth, all educational qualification documents/certificates/testimonials including Essential Qualification, Caste Certificate, Disability Certificate for Persons With Benchmark Disabilities, Valid Discharge Certificate/Book/Service & Release Certificate and Z.S.W.O. Registration Card in case of Ex-Servicemen, valid Employment Exchange Registration Card and other certificates, as applicable, issued by appropriate competent authority.

(xxiv) The decision of the Management will be final and binding on all candidate(s) on any matter(s) regarding eligibility, acceptance or rejection of the applications, mode of selection, cancellation of the recruitment process etc. and no enquiry/correspondence will be entertained in this regard. 
(xxv) Vacancy Notifications have also been sent to the concerned employment exchanges within the production and exploration areas of Oil India Limited in the districts of Dibrugarh, Tinsukia, Sivasagar and Charaideo in Assam and Changlang district in Arunachal Pradesh.

(xxvi) Candidates are advised to keep checking OIL’s website regularly for any update/information pertaining to
the above recruitment process.


The crucial/cut-off date for age, qualification etc. will be the last date for submission of online application i.e. 23/09/2021.

9.0     HOW TO APPLY:

The following procedures must be strictly followed which may otherwise lead to rejection of application:

(i) Candidate(s) fulfilling all the above clearly laid down criteria will have to apply online only through the link on the Oil India Limited website in the careers webpage under current openings section i.e.   from  24/08/2021,  07:00  a.m.  to  23/09/2021,  11:59 p.m. No other mode of application will be accepted.

(ii)     Candidate(s) are advised to carefully read the instructions specified in ‘How to Apply’ given in the above link in the OIL’s website and fill in the online application form giving correct/accurate information.

(iii)    After online registration, the system will generate a unique User ID/User Name (Applicant ID) and Password. Candidate(s) must keep the unique User ID/User Name (Applicant ID) and Password for future reference.

(iv)    Candidate(s) must upload relevant documents/certificates/testimonials along with their recent coloured photograph and signature as specified therein. Further, candidate(s) must pay the online application fee, if applicable. Candidate(s) must ensure that all the details provided by the candidates in the online application form tally with the respective documents/certificates/testimonials.

(v)     Candidate(s)  must  keep  the  printout  of  the  application  which  will  be  generated  by  the  system after registration. No documents including copy of the application etc. are to be sent to OIL unless specifically advised.

(vi)    Eligibility of candidate(s) will be based on the details provided by the candidate in the online application form. Hence, it is necessary that candidate(s) should furnish only correct/accurate, complete and valid information in the online application form. Applications incomplete in any respect will be summarily rejected. Furnishing wrong/false/invalid information will lead to rejection of the candidature/application.

(vii)   Online Application Fee:

(a)   For General/OBC candidate(s): ₹200/- as online application fee exclusive of GST and payment gateway/bank charges. The online application fee is non-refundable.

(b)   The online application fee must be paid through the payment gateway integrated with the online application system for the concerned post code. Payment of online application fee by any other mode is not acceptable and payments made through other modes will NOT be returned or refunded to the candidate(s).

(c)   SC/ST/EWS/Persons with Benchmark Disabilities/Ex-Servicemen candidate(s) are exempted from paying the online application fee.

(viii)  All the details given in the online application form will be treated as final and no changes will be entertained.

(ix)    All future announcements pertaining to the advertisement will be published in the Oil India Limited website ( and not on any other website/medium.


It has been brought to our notice that some unscrupulous individuals/criminal elements are attempting to defraud jobseekers/general public by issuing fake engagement/appointment letters, assuring jobs etc. in Oil India Limited. It may be noted that Oil India Limited has well laid out and transparent policies/procedures and engagement/appointment letters are issued by the Company to selected candidates at the conclusion of such a process. Oil India Limited does not authorize any person/organization outside of Oil India Limited to offer any job on its behalf.

Through this public notice, Oil India Limited warns all job seekers/general public to be vigilant against such unscrupulous elements and reject such engagement/appointment letters, assurance of jobs etc. in the Company. Oil India Limited will not be responsible for any loss/damage suffered either directly or as a consequence of such fake offers from any source whatsoever.

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