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IOCL Recruitment Based on CLAT 2021: Important Dates, Eligibility Criteria, Selection Process

Subhashri Roy
Subhashri RoyPublished On: July 21, 2021 | CLAT

Looking for a legal career at Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL)? See how one of India's largest PSUs recruits Law Officers through CLAT 2021 and how you can apply for the same.

IOCL Recruitment Through CLAT

​The Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL), also popularly known as Indian Oil, is one of the leading PSUs in the country. Empowered with the Maharatna status by the Government of India, the number 1 company invites legal professionals every year to be recruited through the Common Law Admission Test (CLAT).

CLAT is conducted every year for admission to undergraduate and postgraduate law programmes. IOCL Recruitment of Law Officers is only for those who take the admission test for the PG law programme. CLAT 2021 will be conducted on 23rd July 2021 from 2 pm to 4 pm in the centre-based offline mode. The interested candidates could apply for the exam until 15th June 2021.

As of now, IOCL has not released the notification for recruitments for the current year. However, aspiring candidates can go through the article that focuses on important dates for IOCL recruitment, its eligibility criteria, selection process, application process and so on.

What is IOCL?

IOCL, headquartered in New Delhi, is an oil and gas company owned by the Government of India. Indian Oil has been successful in retaining its numero uno position in the petroleum sector by incurring a capital expenditure of Rs. 26,548 crore in 2018-19, which is about 116% of the target. The company is spread across the country attracting candidates from almost every sector.

IOCL Recruitment Through CLAT 2021: Quick Overview

Let's have a quick look at IOCL recruitment through CLAT 2021:

Position

Law Officers in Grade “B” (Assistant Law Manager)

Law Officers in Grade “A” (Law Officer)

Scale of Pay

Rs 60,000 to Rs 70,000

Eligibility- Educational Qualification

LL.B

Experience Qualification

At least 5 years of experience in the legal field

Upper Age Limit

33 Years as on 30th June of the current year

Selection

CLAT 2021 score and GD and PI

Job Locations

Across India

​Important Dates for IOCL Recruitment Through CLAT 2021

All the important dates related to IOCL recruitment through CLAT for the year 2021 have been mentioned in the table below:

Event

Important Dates

CLAT 2021 Application End Date

15th June 2021

IOCL Recruitment 2021 Online Registration Begins

To be Notified

IOCL Recruitment 2021 Online Registration Ends

To be Notified

CLAT 2021 Exam Date

23rd July 2021

CLAT 2021 Result Date

To be Notified

Also Read: Functions of the BCI that Every Law Aspirant Must Know

​Eligibility Criteria for IOCL Recruitment through CLAT 2021

Aspirants who are interested to join IOCL as Law Officers should be Indian nationals and meet the following eligibility criteria to be considered eligible for the positions:

Education Qualification

  • Must hold a graduation degree in any discipline and a bachelor’s degree in law or any equivalent degree.

  • The minimum percentage of marks for General/ EWS/ OBC (NCL) candidates is 60% marks in both graduation and LL.B.

  • The minimum percentage of marks for SC /ST/ PwD candidates is 55% marks in aggregate in both graduation and LL.B.

  • Candidates who have qualified a 5-year integrated LL.B programme can also apply.

  • The programmes should be full-time programmes from a university recognised by the Bar Council of India.

Age Limit

  • The upper age limit for candidates belonging to the General/ EWS category is 33 years.

  • For candidates belonging to OBC (NCL) category, the upper age limit is 36 years.

  • For candidates belonging to SC/ ST category, the upper age limit is 38 years.

  • For candidates belonging to the PwD category, the upper age limit is 43 years.

  • For candidates who are ex-servicemen & commissioned officers (including ECOs/ SSCOs) subject to rendering minimum of 5 years’ military service and fulfilment of other conditions prescribed by the Government of India, the upper age limit is 43 years.

Experience Qualification

Minimum qualification experience required:

  • Must possess at least 5 years (Law Officers in Grade “B”) and 2 years (for Law Officers in Grade “A”) of professional experience as on 31st May of the current year. Six years of experience is desired.

  • The legal experience should be as a Law Officer of a PSU or Nationalized Bank or a Statutory Corporation; a Law Officer under the Government of India/State Government Department/ Institution or Undertaking; a Law Offer in a large private sector organization of repute as an employee of a Large Private Sector Organization or a Company of repute implies a Company.

Essential work experience areas include:

  • Handling Civil, Consumer and Criminal matters before various Judicial/QuasiJudicial Forums along with Arbitration and Conciliation matters,

  • Drafting & vetting various documents of law.

  • Handling matters related to Mergers, Acquisitions & Joint ventures as well as Regulatory matters of the industry of Oil & Gas/Petrochemical, Industrial/Labour legal matters, etc.

Note: In case any candidate is selected for further selection rounds, he/she will have to produce original documents as proofs of experience. These could be certificate evidencing award of degree/ experience certificate from the current/ past employer/ copy of registration certificate with the Bar Council.

Desired Skills:

  • Someone with experience in Oil & Gas/Petrochemical Industry

  • Extraordinary written and verbal communication

  • Knowledge of all the applicable laws, rules and regulations

  • Exceptional leadership skills

  • Strong skills to negotiate

  • Potential to prepare complex legal documents

  • High attention to detail

  • A thorough understanding of the business and the industry

  • Informed about the activities of the company

Also Read: Self Study Guide for Law Entrance Exams in India

Application Process for IOCL Recruitment through CLAT 2021

The process that one needs to follow to apply for the recruitment of legal professionals at IOCL through CLAT 2021 has been given below:

Step 1: Fill in and submit the application form for CLAT 2021 for the postgraduate programme (LL.M).

Step 2: After the candidate receives the CLAT 2021 Admit Card, he/she needs to apply to IndianOil by visiting its official website. The link to the same will be activated after the release of the admit card.

Step 3: Click on the “Online” application link on the official website of IOCL and read the instructions carefully before beginning the process.

Step 4: Fill in the correct CLAT 2021 Roll Number or Registration Number mentioned on the CLAT admit card. It is to be noted that the CLAT score will be retrieved by IOCL from the database provided by CLAT authorities. Hence, the CLAT 2021 Roll Number or Registration Number must be put correctly.

Step 5: Fill in all the other details as filled during the registration for CLAT 2021.

Step 6: Submit the application form by clicking on the “Submit” button after completing filling in the form. A unique Application ID will be generated upon successful registration. Keep it safe.

Step 7: Take a printout of the completed application form, affix your recent passport size photograph and sign in the space provided. Keep the same for future reference. The photograph should be the same as submitted for CLAT 2021 registration.

Note: IOCL does not charge any additional fee for the application.

Selection Process for IOCL Recruitment through CLAT 2021

Selection of interested candidates for the positions of Law Officers in Grade “B” (Assistant Law Manager) and Law Officers in Grade “A” (Law Officer) will be carried out in the following manner:

  • Candidates will be shortlisted on the basis of their CLAT 2021 score.

  • If a candidate is shortlisted, then further rounds of selection will be conducted which shall include a Personal Interview and a Group Discussion (GD)/ Group Task(GT). Candidates have to qualify the GD/GT and PI successfully before being considered for merit listing.

  • The final merit list will be prepared on the basis of CLAT 2021 score and scores obtained in GD/GT and PI, all taken together.

IOCL Recruitment through CLAT 2021 Remuneration and Other Benefits

Remuneration and Other Benefits for Law Officers in Grade “B” (Assistant Law Manager)

  • The selected candidates will receive a starting basic salary of Rs 70,000 per month apart from Dearness Allowance (DA) and other allowances.

  • Other benefits or allowances include HRA/subsidized housing accommodation, contributory provident fund, employees pension scheme, conveyance advance/maintenance reimbursement, performance-related incentives (PRP), leave travel concession (LTC)/LFA, medical facilities, gratuity, leave encashment, contributory superannuation benefit fund scheme, group personal accident insurance scheme, etc. as per rules of IndianOil.

  • The gross valuation of remuneration to IOCL will be around Rs 21 lakh per annum inclusive of the employee's performance-related pay (PRP).

Remuneration and Other Benefits for Law Officers in Grade “A” (Law Officer)

  • The selected candidates will receive a starting basic salary of Rs 60,000 per month apart from Dearness Allowance (DA) and other allowances.

  • Other benefits or allowances include HRA/subsidized housing accommodation, contributory provident fund, employees pension scheme, conveyance advance/maintenance reimbursement, performance-related incentives (PRP), leave travel concession (LTC)/LFA, medical facilities, gratuity, leave encashment, contributory superannuation benefit fund scheme, group personal accident insurance scheme, etc. as per rules of IndianOil.

  • The gross valuation of remuneration to IOCL will be around Rs 17 lakh per annum inclusive of the employee's performance-related pay (PRP).

For more information related to IOCL recruitments through CLAT 2021, stay tuned to CollegeDekho and in case of any further queries, reach out to us. The team of CollegeDekho also provides top preparation tips for CLAT 2021.

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