ONGC Graduate Trainee Recruitment 2012

About ONGC

Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited, founded in 1956, is an India Government owned oil and gas company headquartered in Dehradun. It is one of the world's largest oil and gas exploration and production companies, and produces around 77% of India's crude oil which is equivalent nearly 30% of the country's total demand and around 81% of its natural gas. It is one of the largest publicly traded companies by market capitalization in India. In the Fortune Global 500 list, it has been ranked 357th of the world's biggest corporations for the year 2012. Currently India Government owns 74.14% equity stake and the rest is with public. It is one of the five Maharatna status companies of India, along with Coal India, IOCL, NTPC and Steel Authority of India.

Graduate Trainee Vacancies

Candidates can now apply online for 889 Graduate Trainee Vacancies. Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited (ONGC) has issued notification against recruitment of 889 Graduate Trainee Vacancies as Class I executive (E-1) in various disciplines. Eligible candidates may apply through online mode on or before 26th August 2012. Other details like age limit, educational qualification, application fee details, selection process and how to apply are given below

ONGC Vacancy Details

Total Number of Vacancies: 889 
Name of Post: Graduate Trainee 
Names of Disciplines: 
  • Geology – 50 vacancies 
  • Geophysics (Surface) – 30 vacancies 
  • Geophysics (Wells) – 24 vacancies 
  • Reservoir – 47 vacancies 
  • Chemistry – 60 vacancies 
  • Programming – 21 vacancies 
  • Production – 220 vacancies 
  • Drilling – 110 vacancies 
  • Cementing – 20 vacancies 
  • Mechanical – 60 vacancies 
  • Electrical – 40 vacancies 
  • E & T – 45 vacancies 
  • Instrumentation – 30 vacancies 
  • Civil – 15 vacancies 
  • Transport – 11 vacancies 
  • Finance and Accounts – 34 vacancies 
  • HR – 25 vacancies 
  • MM – 31 vacancies 
  • Medical – 07 vacancies 
  • Security – 09 vacancies 

Posts of General : 476 vacancies
Posts of OBC : 235 vacancies 
Posts of SC : 97 vacancies 
Posts of ST : 79 vacancies 
Posts of PWD : 2 vacancies

Age Limit

Candidates’ age must be below 30 years. Cutoff date for determining age limit would be 26th August 2012. (Age relaxations will be extended as per Govt rules).

Educational Qualification

Candidates must possess PG Degree/Bachelor’s Degree/MBA/Engineering Degree/MBBS in relevant discipline/branch. Candidates may refer to the notification for further details.

Application Fee Details

General and OBC candidates need to pay Rs. 500/- and SC/ST/PWD candidates need to pay Rs. 100/- towards Registration Fee. Fee must be paid in form of Challan at any branch of SBI in ONGC Account No. 30827318409 of SBI, Tel Bhavan, Dehradun.

Selection Process

Eligible candidates will be selected on the basis of performance in Written Test, Psychometric Test and Personal Interview.

How to Apply

Candidates need to apply only through Online mode on or before 26th August 2012. Candidates should take print out of Registration Slip after submission of Online Application, for further use.

Important Dates

Starting Date for Online Registration: 04th August 2012 
Last Date for Online Registration: 26th August 2012 
Tentative Date for All India Written Test: 07th October 2012 
Date for Availability of Admit Card: 25th September 2012

Instructions for Online Application

1. Log on to to start the Application process and select the Recruitment link. 
2. Select Click to Download Challan Slips link, take print out and make payment at SBI as per details. 
3. Revisit the ONGC’s website and select Click to Apply Online link. 
4. Fill all marked details carefully and check once for errors. 
5. Upload previously scanned photograph, signature and payment receipt at places provided and submit the application. 
6. Take print out of system generated Registration Slip and retain it for further use.

Important Links

For more details like vacancy distribution, pay scale, reservations, other requirements, other instructions and online application, click on the links given below.