HPCL Recruitment 2020 for Project Associates/Research Associates | Last Date: 20 October 2020

HPCL Recruitment 2020 – Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (HPCL) has released the Job notification for Fixed Term Project Associates/Research Associates. Interested and eligible candidates can apply for this post online on or before 21 October 2020. The detailed eligibility and application process are given below.

HPCL Recruitment

Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited: HPCL is an Indian oil and natural gas company with its headquarters at Mumbai in Maharashtra. It was incorporated in 1974 after the takeover and merger of erstwhile Esso Standard and Lube India Limited by the Esso Act 1974. HPCL operates two major refineries producing a wide variety of petroleum fuels and specialities, one in Mumbai (West Coast) of 7.5 million metric tonnes per annum (MMTPA) capacity and the other in Visakhapatnam, (East Coast) with a capacity of 8.3 MMTPA. It also owns and operates the largest lubricant refinery in India producing lube base oils of international standards

HPCL Recruitment 2020 Details:

HPCL Recruitment for Project Associates/Research Associates:

Job Role Fixed Term Project Associates/Research Associates
Qualification B.Sc/M.Sc/Diploma/Ph.D/M.Tech
Experience Freshers
Salary Rs.40,000-85000/Month
Job Location Bangalore
Application Starting Date 1 October 2020
Last Date 20 October 2020

Detailed Eligibility:

Research Associate


  • Candidates should possess Ph.D(Chemistry) (or) Ph.D.,(BioScience/Microbiology/Biotechnology) (or) Ph.D. -Engineering (or) M.Tech

Age Limit(as on 20th October 2020): 32 Years or below. Age relaxation for OBC (Non-Creamy Layer) SC/ST/PWD candidates will be applicable as per the Government

Job Description:

  • To prepare Project proposal including work plan on the specific research topic assigned to
    the candidate
  • To carryout research activities on the specific topic including literature search, set up experimental facilities, if required, carryout experimental/ pilot/ simulation studies.
  • Interpret results and undertake studies for further development/ improvement.
  • Prepare technical reports.
  • Carryout any other activities that are assigned from time to time.

Stipend: Rs. 65,000/- to Rs. 85,000/- per month depending on qualification & experience

Project Associate:


  • Chemistry
  • Chemistry -Material Science
  • Microbiology/ Biosciences/ Biotechnology

Diploma/PG Diploma

  • Chemical Engineering/Chemical Technology/Petroleum Refining
  • Mechanical Engineering/ Automobile Engineering (Candidates with experience of running Test Benches, Chassis Dyno, Transient Dyno,Eddy Current Dyno, Emission Systems, BS VI Systems, Utilities for the Transient Dyno and Chassis Dyno are desirable)

Age Limit(as on 20th October 2020): 28 Years or below . Age relaxation for OBC (Non Creamy Layer) SC/ST/PWD candidates will be applicable as per the Government

Project Associate-Job Description:

  • To assist Scientists carrying out research project(s).
  • Prepare samples for establishing methods of analysis & carrying out routine analysis related to
    the assigned project(s).
  • Monitoring batch reactions for optimizing reaction conditions
  • Running pilot plants in shifts.
  • Carryout any other job(s) assigned by the reporting scientists/Officers.

Stipend: Rs. 40,000/- to Rs. 50,000/- per month depending on qualification & experience

How to Apply HPCL Recruitment 2020?

All interested and eligible candidates can apply for this post online by the following link from 1 October 2020 to 20 October 2020.

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HPCL Recruitment for Project Associates:(Expired)

Job Role Project Associates
Qualification B.Sc/M.Sc/Diploma/PG Diploma
Experience Freshers
Total Vacancies Not Disclosed
Stipend Rs.40,000-50,000/-month
Job Location Bengaluru
Last Date 10 October 2019

Detailed Eligibility:

Educational Qualification:

  • Candidates should complete B. Sc/ M.Sc in Chemistry, Microbiology, Biotechnology, with 60% marks and should be full-time regular course/s from AICTE approved / UGC recognized University/Deemed University
  • Diploma in Chemical Engineering / Chemical Technology/ Petroleum Refining,
    Diploma/ PG Diploma in Plastic Processing & Testing with 60% marks  and should be a full-time regular course from recognized University

Age Limit:

  • 28 years or below as on 20 September 2019

Age Relaxation:

  • For SC/ST Candidates: 5 years
  • For OBC Candidates: 3 years
  • For PWD Candidates: 10 years
HPCL Recruitment – Selection Process:

Selection will be made on the basis of screening of applications and testimonials as per the eligibility norms and written test of eligible candidates followed by personal interview by the Selection Committee.

How to Apply HPCL Recruitment 2019 for Project Associates?

All interested and eligible candidates can apply for this post online by the following link on or before 10 October 2019.

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For Apply: Click here

HPCL Recruitment for Maintenance Technician(Visakh Refinery):(Expired)

Job Role Maintenance Technician/ Lab Analyst/ Jr Fire & Safety
Qualification Diploma/B.Sc/Degree
Experience Freshers
Total Vacancies 36
Salary  Rs. 40,000/-month
Job Location  Visakhapatnam
Starting Application Date 01 September 2019
Ending Application Date 30 September 2019

Detailed Eligibility:

Educational Qualification:

For Maintenance Technician:

  • Candidates should complete a diploma in the respective field from a recognized university
  • Respective field: Electrical, Instrumentation, Mechanical

For Lab Analyst:

  • B.Sc. (Maths, Physics, and Chemistry) with 60% Marks in Chemistry or M.Sc. (Chemistry) 1st class (60%)

For Junior Fire & Safety Inspector:

  • Science Graduate (40%) with valid HMV licence


  • All the qualifications should be full-time regular course recognized by respective State Board or applicable competent authority
  • Candidates possessing higher qualification such as a degree in engineering, AMIE etc. are not eligible for consideration and need not apply

Age Limit(01.09.2019):

  • Minimum age: 18 years
  • Maximum age: 25 years


  • For OBC-NC candidates: 3 years
  • For SC/ST  candidates: 5 years
  • For PWD candidates: 10 years (OBC-13 years, SC/ST-15 years)
  • Maximum age limit is relaxable by 5 years for candidates domiciled in Jammu & Kashmir between 01.01.1980 and 31.12.1989

Post-Wise Vacancies:

  • For Maintenance Technician-Electrical: 8 posts
  • For Maintenance Technician-Instrumentation: 5 posts
  • For Maintenance Technician Mechanical: 7 posts
  • For Lab Analyst: 4 posts
  • For Junior Fire & Safety Inspector: 12 posts
HPCL Recruitment – Selection Process:
  • Eligible candidates will be called for a written test / computer-based test comprising of General Aptitude Test and Technical / Professional Knowledge
  • Physical / Medical Fitness: Desirous candidates seeking employment with Hindustan Petroleum need to be medically fit as per Hindustan Petroleum’s pre-employment medical standard

Application fee: Rs.590/-

Note: SC, ST and PWD candidates are exempted from payment of application fee

Mode of Payment : 

  • Payment through challan at State Bank of India (SBI)
  • Online Payment through Debit / Credit card

How to apply for HPCL Recruitment 2019?

All interested and eligible candidates can apply for this post online in the following link on or before 30 September 2019.

For More Details: Click here

Apply: Click here (Link will be activated on 01 September 2019)

Important Dates:

  • Commencement of online application: 01-09-2019
  • Last date of online application: 30-09-2019
  • Closure of On-Line Application: 30-09-2019
  • Closure of payment of Fees thru challan: 07-10-2019