BPCL salary structure for engineers 2018

Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited is a state-owned Maharatna company under the Government of India.  Company headquarter is located in Mumbai. The company chiefly deals in Oil and Gas products such as Petroleum, Natural Gas and other petrochemicals. In 2015, the company engendered a revenue of ₹2, 40,367 crores with operating income and net income of ₹9,777 crore and ₹5,082 crore correspondingly. In the same year, the company stated its total assets to be ₹44,866 crore. In 2016, with over 13,535 employees presently working under it, BPCL was listed with a rank of 358 in prestigious Fortune Global 500.

To give fledgling, spirited and worthy Engineering Graduates a chance to serve in the Maharatna company, BPCL circulates a recruitment notice for the post of Management Trainee but only for the candidates pursuing Engineering Degree in the discipline of Mechanical & Chemical Engineering.

Check: PSU Recruitment Through GATE 2019

Let us see what do BPCL offers for this post. This article will cover every detail of this job post.

Job Description

The candidates designated as the Management Trainee in the company are placed in different departments. They ought to work with experienced managers in the departments to learn or gain experience of how to execute any operation in the department. They should attain knowledge about client service, company policies, company goals and other important services that can help the company to attain success.

Management Trainee must possess two noteworthy aptitudes:

  • Excellent writing and verbal communication skills
  • Tremendous Analytical skills

BPCL MT Pay Structure

The Government PSU will recompense Management Trainee a basic pay of ₹60,000/- in the pay scale of ₹60,000 – 1,80,000-. Parallel to basic pay, the Management Trainee will also relish numerous perks & Allowances such as:

  1. Dearness Allowance (D.A.): Currently the Dearness Allowance is 110% of basic pay.
  2. House Rent Allowance (H.R.A.): House Rent Allowance varies with the cities where the candidates are placed:
  • 24% of basic pay for Class A City
  • 16% of basic pay for Class B City
  • 8% of basic pay for Class C City

Here is the salary breakup for the newly recruited executives

BPCL Management Trainees Salary after 3rd PRC
Salary ComponentAmout
Pay Scale60,000 – 1,80,000
Initial Basic Pay60,000
Minimum Monthly Gross Salary in Rs1,15,000

The Officers are also eligible for the following benefits

  1. Provident Fund
  2. Gratuity
  3. New Pension Scheme
  4. Vehicle Loan Facility
  5. Medical Reimbursement for self and family
  6. Holiday Home Facility
  7. Group Savings Linked Insurance Scheme and other benefits

Promotions & cadre Hierarchy

The promotions in BPCL are fast and encourages the executives to perform better for the organization. The performance-related pay directly linked with the work done by the individuals during a financial year. Usually, it takes 3 to 4 years to get a promotion from a pay scale to next grade. One can see here the officer post name, grade and corresponding pay scale attached to the group in Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited;

BPCL Officers Cadre Hierarchy
GradePost NamePay Scales from 01.01.2017
AExecutive / Officer / Engineer60,000 – 1,80,000
BAsst. Mgr / Sr. Offficer / Sr.Engineer70,000 – 2,00,000
CManager80,000 – 2,20,000
DSr. Manager90,000 – 2,40,000
EChief. Manager1,00,000 – 2,60,000
FDy Gen. Mgr.1,20,000 – 2,80,000
GGen. Mgr1,20,000 – 2,80,000
HChief Gen. Mgr.1,20,000 – 2,80,000
IExecutive Director1,50,000 – 3,00,000
JDirector1,80,000 – 3,40,000
KC & MD2,00,000 – 3,70,000

Essential Qualification

  • Students withFull-Time Bachelor Degree in Engineering (B.E. / B.Tech.) and a Bachelor Degree in Science (B.Sc.-Engineering) in the discipline of Mechanical & Chemical Engineering.
  • Students who are pursuing B.E. / B.Tech. / B.Sc. in the discipline of Mechanical & chemical and are in the final year / Final semester are also entitled to apply.
  • Minimum Qualifying Marks
    • For General and OBC-NCL candidates: 60%
    • For SC/ST/PWD candidates: 50%

Selection Procedure

The applicants applying for the post of Management Trainee would undergo selection process cited in the succeeding points:

  1. The candidates are duty bound to apply and appear in Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) examination for BPCL will utilize the test score of GATE with minimum qualifying marks to allow the applicants to enter the next stage of selection process.
  2. With the help of GATE TestScore, the applicants get further enrolled for Group Discussion or any Alternate Selection
  3. Students surviving in Group Discussion are permitted to enter the next stage of the selection process that is Personal Interview.
  4. In the end, the Pre-Employment Medical Examination is organized for Medical Fitness grounded on the result of which final selection is done.


  • The fruitful candidates who join the corporation as Management Trainee would be on probation for one year.
  • If the candidates don’t perform well throughout their probation period, their probation period is augmented.
  • If the candidates fruitfully completed the probation period, they are Re-Designated as Executive Officers in their respective departments.


The appointed candidates can be placed at any company’s location/offices / joint ventures/subsidiary companies across the country. Some of the vital locations of posting includes:

  • Mumbai Refinery, Mumbai, Maharashtra
  • Kochi Refinery, Kochi, Kerala
  • Bina Refinery, Bina in Sagar District, Madhya Pradesh
  • Numaligarh Refinery, Numaligarh in Golaghat District, Assam

Important Points to be noted

  • Only Indian Nationals are permissible to apply for this job.
  • Candidates should retain all the relevant documents
  • If Candidates then working at any company qualifies for this post must obtain No Objection Certificate (NOC) from their current employer before joining.

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