Preparation Tips for IOCL interview

IOCL is Indian Oil Corporation Limited and it is one of the highest ranked Indian companies and belongs to transnational energy major. It one among the Fortune’s prestigious Global 500 list and it has been serving for over five decades for the nation with one of the largest business enterprise with turnover of 4.15 lakh crore. With its prestigious ‘Maharatna’ status it’s working in their vision to grow as ‘Energy of India’. Thus anyone would really dream of getting places in such a prestigious concern.


Here are the useful ways to pass the interview process at IOCL

Prepare for entrance exam

As all the major concerns candidates aspiring IOCL should appear for written test exam. The candidate should have appeared for GATE 2015 which is Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineers and that score will be shortlisted for further selection process. Thus here you need to prepare the basic aptitude, verbal and logical reasoning.

Solve and refer previous years IOCL test papers this will guide you to prepare well for the exam and understand the pattern of the paper. You can develop the areas where you are less active and can score well during the exam. Regular practice and updating of knowledge regularly will easily make you cross the level

Major things to study for IOCL interview

The main thing as you get shortlisted for the interview is that you should be aware of the IOCL organisation. So browse the IOCL website and gather all the major details of the company. This will be one of the major questions in the interview process.

HR Questions

Practise and prepare well for the basic HR questions. You can refer the internet and get an idea of the interview questions that will be asked. Prepare the answers such that the interviewers are impressed. Refer various answers available and try to frame your own answers before the interview as this could make you easy to answer during the process. This will also recall some of the points matching your career and your thoughts which will help build confidence when you attend the interview.

Group Discussions

As the regular process of interview IOCL also conducts group discussion round this is held to analyse the candidate’s communication, listening capability, awareness of the latest topics, decision making ability. So collect important points about general and hot topics that can be asked during the group discussion. Try to collect points with proper justifications and details. Listen to the opponent and try to explain your points in a very polite and friendly manner. It’s always good to start with a good introduction as this could catch the attention of the interviewer quickly.

Study your project

Make thorough study of the projects you did in your curriculum or career as many questions may be asked related to the project. Be strong with the area of interests specified in the resume and answer accurately for those questions. Also mention the achievements in extracurricular activities of your interest.

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