Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited (ONGC), which is India’s flagship energy major and a
‘Maharatna’ Central Public Sector Enterprise engaged in Exploration and Production of Oil & Gas in India
and abroad, as a measure of Skill Building initiative for the Nation, proposes to engage apprentices from its operational areas at its location across 20 work centres.
Applications are invited from candidates meeting the following qualifications for engagement as
Apprentices under Apprentices Act 1961 (as amended from time to time) in the trade/disciplines
B. AGE CRITERIA
Minimum 18 years and maximum 24 years as on 15.05.2022. That is, the Date of Birth of the
Candidate/Applicant should between 15.05.1998 and 15.05.2004.
Concession & Relaxation:
I. Upper age is relaxed by 5 years for SC/ST candidates and 3 years for OBC candidates for the
trades reserved for them.
II. Candidates belonging to PwBD categories shall be given age relaxation upto 10 years (upto
15 years for SC/ST and upto 13 years for OBC (Non-Creamy Layer) Candidates)
Selections for engagement of Apprentices would be based on the basis of marks obtained in the
qualifying examination and Merit drawn. In case of a similar number in merit, a person with higher
age would be considered. No canvassing or influencing would be acceptable at any time and may
render for non-consideration.
Reservation of positions will be followed as per Government of India Policy on SC/ST/OBC/PWD
categories, as applicable for the engagement of Apprentices under The Apprentices Act, 1961 as
F. GENERAL CONDITIONS
I. Candidates are advised to carefully read the full advertisement for details of eligibility criteria and selection modalities before submission of application.
II. The candidates should NOT have undergone Apprenticeship earlier or pursuing Apprenticeship Training as per the Apprentices Act, 1961, as amended from time to time.
III. Candidates, who had training or job experience for a period of one year or more after the attainment of prescribed qualifications, shall NOT be eligible for being engaged as
IV. Only for Technician Apprentices (for trades mentioned in Sl. No. 18-24) : – The applicant for
the position should NOT have completed three years after passing of the qualifying examination as on the cut-off date of eligibility i.e. 15.05.2022. In case the date of
Declaration of result is not mentioned in the Mark Sheet, the candidate must submit a certificate mentioning the date of publication of result from the Principal of the Polytechnic/ College / Institute from where the candidate pursued his Diploma course at the time of verification of documents.
V. ONGC shall have no obligation to offer regular employment to Apprentices during and/or
after the completion of the apprenticeship period. After successful completion of
Apprenticeship period, candidates shall be relieved from the respective work area.
VI. Any corrigendum/addendum etc. or updates with regard to this advertisement shall be
made available on our website www.ongcindia.com and www.ongcapprentices.ongc.co.in
only. Candidates are thus advised to periodically visit our above websites as all future correspondence and latest information shall be available only on our website.
VII. Candidates can apply for one Trade Code ONLY. Candidates applying for more than one Trade Code will not be considered for any post and their applications will be summarily rejected. Further, only one mobile number and one email ID can be used for applying for the training. The same mobile number and email ID cannot be used by any other
candidate for filling online application for this notification.
VIII. The candidature of the applicant would be provisional and subject to subsequent verification of certificates. In case it is detected at any stage of engagement or thereafter, that a candidate does not fulfil the eligibility norms and/or that he/she has furnished any incorrect/doctored/false information/certificate/documents or has suppressed any material fact(s), his/her candidature will stand cancelled. If any of these shortcomings is/are detected even after engagement, his/her engagement is liable to be terminated.
IX. Engagement of selected candidates is subject to his/her being declared medically fit as per the requirement of the Apprentices Act, 1961. All such engagement will also be subject to all relevant Rules/policies/guidelines of the Corporation.
X. The decision of Management will be final and binding on all candidates on all matters relating to eligibility, acceptance or rejection of the applications, mode of selection,
cancellation of the selection process either in part or full, higher qualification etc. No
correspondence will be entertained in this regard. Filling up of the seats is solely at the discretion of the management based on suitability of candidates and no claim will arise for
engagement, if some of these seats are not filled due to unsuitability / insufficient number of candidates.
XI. Applications/Registration which are incomplete or not fulfilling the eligibility criteria shall not be considered “Eligible” and treated as “Rejected”.
XII. Canvassing of any kind shall disqualify the candidate.
XIII. The service terms and conditions of the apprentices shall be governed by The Apprentices Act, 1961and Rules 1992 as amended from time to time
G. REQUIREMENT BEFORE FILLING ON-LINE APPLICATION FORM
I. Please check if your are eligible to apply for the seats based on the qualification criteria as mentioned in Para C and if you belong to the eligible districts as mentioned in Annexure
II. Before applying for above apprentices positions, candidates have to first register
themselves in online portals of the following agencies of Govt. of India:
(a) For Trade – Accounts Executive and Office Assistant: With National Skill Development Council (NSDC) at https://apprenticeshipindia.org/ for Trade Accounts Executive and Office Assistant. (Trades mentioned in Sl. No 1 & 2)
(b) For other Trade Apprentices: With Ministry of Skill Development &
Entrepreneurship (MSDE) at https://apprenticeshipindia.org/ (Trades mentioned in Sl. No 3-20)
(c) For Technician Apprentices: With the concerned Regional Board of Apprenticeship Training (BOAT) in their portal National Apprenticeship Training Scheme (NATS) under Ministry of Human Resource Development. The link
https://portal.mhrdnats.gov.in/boat/commonRedirect/registermenunew!register menunew.action (Trades mentioned in Sl. No 21 -27)
III. After successful registration with the above agencies, a registration number will be
generated and the candidate has to mention this registration number while applying for
apprentices positions in ONGC website www.ongcapprentices.ongc.co.in
IV. It may be noted that in case candidate does not pre-register themselves online with
concerned BOAT/ NSDC and subsequently after selection as apprentice in ONGC, their
registration of contract as apprentice does not happen with BOAT/ NSDC/RDSDEs due to
any reason, the candidate himself shall be responsible for the same and shall not be considered for engaging as apprentice. In such case, candidature of the applicant will stand cancelled and offer shall be issued to next candidate from the panel.
V. The candidate must have an active email ID and Mobile Number which must be valid for at
least next one year. All future communication including Corrigendum/Addendum with
regard to this advertisement with candidate will take place only through
www.ongcindia.com / e-mail / SMS Alerts.
VI. The candidate should have scanned copy of colour photograph (Size: between 20-50 KB in
JPG Format) ready before applying on-line.
VII. The candidate must ascertain the correctness of all information before filling in the Online Application Form and its final submission.
VIII. The candidate shall be wholly/exclusively responsible for the information provided in his/her online application form.
IX. After successfully applying/registration of Online Application, the candidate must take a print out of the filled-in online application for future reference.
H. HOW TO APPLY
i. Candidates meeting the above prescribed eligibility criteria should visit our ONGC website
www.ongcapprentices.ongc.co.in and apply Online from 27.04.2022 till 15.05.2022 by
ii. Paper based applications will NOT be accepted.
iii. There are two steps for Registration process. Part-I & Part-II. In Part-I registration, candidate
has to fill his/her basic details like name, category etc. and has to create his own password.
After successful Part-I registration, with the e-mail ID, candidate has to login again into the
system with the password generated by him. Candidates are advised to remember the E-
mail and password for future reference/use.
iv. In Part-II registration, candidate has to upload his scanned photograph and furnish
educational qualification, experience details etc. and submit the same. This is the final
submission process and after that candidate cannot change the details furnished.
Candidates are therefore advised to furnish the details in the portal carefully and check the
same before final submission.
I. SELECTION AND JOINING
i. Selected candidates will be intimated through their registered mail ID.
ii. The verification of the original documents shall be done prior to joining on a specific date.
A registration form will be generated once the candidate is selected. A print out of the same may be taken from the website and brought during document verification.
iii. The list of documents and originals to be brought for verification shall be intimated to the selected candidates.
J. IMPORTANT DATES
Issue of advertisement and call for applications 27th April 2022
opening of online application portal at
27th April 2022 11:00 AM
Last date for receiving of applications 15th May 2022 6:00 PM Date of Result/Selection 23rd May 2022
Note: However, in case of insufficient receipt of applications or non-availability of the required number
of suitable candidates, ONGC reserves its right to extend the date of application at its own discretion.