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Mangalore Refinery and Petrochemicals Limited (MRPL), a Schedule ‘A’  Mini  Ratna Central Public Sector Enterprise and subsidiary of ONGC  limited, is operating a 15 MMTPA state-of–the art Refinery located in a beautiful hilly terrain, north  of Mangaluru city, in Dakshina Kannada District of Karnataka State. It also incorporates a Polypropylene unit having a capacity of 440  KTPA and Aromatic Complex capable of producing 0.905  MMTPA of Para Xylene and 0.273 MMTPA of Benzene.

If you have the desire to excel and the zeal to contribute towards the development of the nation, we welcome you to join team MRPL. We are looking for bright, energetic, aspirant and dedicated youths (Indian Nationals only) for recruitment in ‘E2’ grade of Management cadre through Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) – 2022 marks.

The selection process consists of Group  Discussion and Personal Interview. The initial shortlisting of candidates for the aforesaid selection process will be based on valid GATE-2022 marks. Results from any previous/other GATE examinations will not be considered.

The  details of  eligibility criteria regarding prescribed educational qualification, age, other  eligibility criteria and application procedure are mentioned below:



Abbreviations Used: UR-Un reserved,  EWS- Economically Weaker Section, OBC  (NCL) - Other  Backward Class  (non-creamy  layer),  SC-Scheduled  Caste,  ST-Scheduled  Tribe,  PwBD- Persons   with  Benchmark Disability, SLD- Specific Learning Disability, HH- Hard of Hearing, ASD (M)- Autism Spectrum Disorder (Mild), MI- Mental Illness, VH-Visually Handicapped, LV- Low Vision.
 Horizontal Reservation for PwBD category having minimum 40% disability.

 One post each in Chemical, Mechanical & Civil  disciplines is horizontally reserved for SLD,  HH & ASD (M)/SLD/ MI category respectively as mentioned at Table 2 above. In case eligible candidates of respective PwBD category are not available, the posts will be filled by candidate belonging to other categories of benchmark disabilities identified for the said posts. Hence candidates belonging to other PwBD categories identified suitable for respective posts (mentioned at Table-3 below) can also apply [Refer DoPT OM No.36035/02/2017-Estt (Res) dated 15/01/2018].

a) For getting the benefits of reservation under OBC(NCL) category:
Name of  caste  to which  candidate  belongs  must appear  in  the Central  List  of  Other Backward Classes of respective state as notified by Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment,  Govt. of India for appointment to posts  under Govt. of India and Central Govt. Public Sector Undertakings.
Candidates need to furnish caste certificate issued by the competent authority in the latest prescribed format applicable for  purpose of  reservation in appointment to posts  under Government of India/Central Government Public Sector Undertaking and it must be issued
on or after 1st July 2022. 
The certificate must contain date of issue along with name of caste, spelled exactly in the same manner as appearing in the central list.
The  OBC category  candidates  who  belong  to  “CREAMY  LAYER”  are  not entitled  for
OBC(NCL)  concession/reservation  and such candidates  shall  have  to  apply  as  “UR”
category candidate.

b)For getting the benefits of reservation under SC/ST category:
Name of caste to which candidate belongs must appear in the List of SC/ST  of respective state as notified by Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Govt. of India.
The caste certificate must contain date of issue along with name of caste.
The candidates need to furnish their SC/ST certificate as per the latest format prescribed by Government of India.

c)For getting the benefits of reservation under EWS category:
Candidates seeking reservation under EWS category will have to submit an Income and
Asset Certificate issued by the Competent Authority.
The Prescribed format of Income and Asset certificate and the Competent Authority for issuing  the  said  certificate  have  been mentioned  in  DOPT  Office  Memorandum  no
36039/1/2019-Estt(Res) dated 31/01/2019.

d) For getting the benefit of reservation under PwBD category:
The candidate needs to furnish PwBD certificate as per latest format applicable to relevant category of disability.

The following  posts are identified  suitable  for  candidates  belonging  to PwBD category  and having minimum 40% disability:

In addition to the upper age limit specified above for UR/ EWS/  OBC(NCL)/ SC/ ST category, Persons with Benchmark Disability (PwBD) category  candidates having minimum 40% disability are entitled for

10 (ten) years relaxation. Relaxation in age for Ex-servicemen is as per rules of Government of India.


a)Candidate shall possess valid GATE marks  in the corresponding GATE papers  mentioned at
Table-1. The results of GATE 2022 only will be considered.

b)Candidate should have passed essential qualification(s) specified at Table-1. All qualification must be from UGC recognized Indian University / UGC recognized Indian Deemed University/ AICTE  approved  Autonomous  Indian  Institution  /  Concerned   Statutory  Council (wherever applicable)/Board of Technical Education.

c) Candidates applying against Unreserved posts and posts reserved for  EWS  & OBC  (NCL) category should have minimum 60% aggregate marks in the essential qualifications specified at Table-1 above. Candidates applying against posts reserved for SC/ ST and PwBD category should have  minimum  50% aggregate marks in the  essential qualifications specified at Table-1 above.

d) Minimum percentage of marks in the essential qualification as indicated above shall be aggregate  of  all  semesters  to be  calculated  taking average of  all  semesters/years, irrespective of the weightage  given to any particular semester/year/subjects by the Institute/University.  Aggregate  percentage  of  marks  shall  not  be  rounded  off  (for example 59.99 % not to be rounded off as 60%).

e) In  case CGPA/OGPA/Grade  is awarded  by university, the  equivalent percentage shall be derived  based  on the  formula  provided  by  the  University  for  converting  the  grade  to percentage. If no formula is prescribed by the University, the equivalence in percentage of marks will be established by multiplying the CGPA/OGPA/Grade by a factor of 10 subject to the condition that the candidate has to submit documentary proof that the University does  not have any formula  for  conversion of  CGPA/OGPA/Grade to corresponding percentage.

f) Relaxation in percentage of marks in the essential qualification for SC/ST/PwBD category is applicable only to the posts reserved for SC/ST/ PwBD category as the case may be.

g) Engineering Degree can be B.E / B.Tech / B.Sc. Engineering (04 year course).

h)Candidates have five years BE/B.Tech + ME/M.Tech integrated dual degree in engineering in relevant discipline shall also be considered at par with B.E /B.Tech/B.Sc. Engineering.

i) Candidates pursuing/completed M.Tech in any disciplines, other than those mentioned above, for  being eligible, must have  completed BE/B.Tech/B.Sc.  Engineering in one of  the above mentioned qualifying degree examination (essential qualifications specified at above Table-1) and have valid GATE-2022 marks in the above mentioned qualifying degree examination, are eligible to apply. 

k)If  a candidate pursues integrated ME/ M.Tech Programmes   and is awarded  two separate degrees  i.e.  BE/B.Tech  and ME/M/Tech, then  the  % of  marks/CGPA  obtained  by  the candidates in BE/B.Tech will be considered to determine the eligibility of the candidates.

l) If  a single degree i.e. ME/M.Tech  is awarded  to the  candidates at the end of  integrated ME/M.Tech programme,  then the consolidated marks obtained by the candidate at the end of integrated ME/M.Tech programme will be reckoned for deciding the eligibility.


Candidates selected as Assistant Engineers/Assistant Executives will receive a starting Basic pay of
Rs. 50,000/- per month and shall be placed on training cum probation in the pay scale of Rs. 50,000-
1, 60,000 as per Company Rules.  In addition, DA (on  IDA pattern), HRA/Township Accommodation, Perks & Allowances under cafeteria approach and other allowances/benefits as per Company Rules will be admissible


Candidates selected as Assistant Executives/ Assistant Engineers will have to execute a Service bond to serve MRPL  for a minimum period of three years from the date of joining (including training cum probation period).
Note: The candidates belonging to reserved category have to furnish the caste certificate issued by the competent authority in the prescribed format.


a) Selection methodology will  comprise of initial shortlisting  based on valid GATE 2022 marks followed by Group Discussion (GD) and Personal Interview (PI). The management reserves the right to add, modify or delete any test, as the case may be, to the selection process.

b) The short-listing of candidates for GD and PI will be done based on the marks obtained by them  (Out of  100)  in the  GATE 2022 examination. Marks of any previous/other GATE examination will not be considered.

c)The candidates will be called for GD and PI in the ratio of 1:5 (i.e. 1 Post: 5 candidates, as per the reservation of posts). In case multiple candidates are having same GATE marks, then 


a) No other qualification other than those expressly mentioned in the qualification criteria would be accepted.

b) The call letter for the Group Discussion and Personal Interview indicating the time and venue for  shortlisted  candidate  can be  downloaded  from  MRPL  website  at  appropriate  times. Candidates are advised to check MRPL website frequently for updates and not to rely on any other source for any information pertaining to this recruitment.

c) While filling online application, it is mandatory for all the candidates to upload their Photograph, Signature, GATE – 2022 Score Card, Caste Certificate/PwBD certificate/ Income  and Asset Certificate etc. as specified in this advertisement without any exception.

d) Candidates should comply with additional instructions of MRPL, if any.

e) No correspondence will be entertained about the outcome of the application, at any stage.

f) Candidate must ensure that they fulfill all the eligibility criteria specified in the advertisement as  on 15/01/2023.  In  case it  is found that the  information furnished by a candidate is defective in any manner or has been deliberately suppressed, the candidature will be summarily rejected as and when it comes to the notice of the Management. The candidates are advised to satisfy themselves fully about the correctness of the information furnished to MRPL. The candidature would be rejected if found ineligible at any stage.

g)Issue of call letter for Group  Discussion and Personal Interview does not confer any right of acceptance of candidature and should not be construed as an acknowledgment of fulfilling the eligibility criteria.

h)The job location/initial place of posting/departments for the selected candidates will be fixed based on the requirements of MRPL.  Employees are liable to be transferred to any place in India or abroad, within the same organization, or one of the group companies of ONGC  or any other organization as per the requirement of MRPL.

i) Candidates selected will be placed at different sections/departments as per the requirement of the Company. If required, the candidates need to work in shifts including night shifts.

j)In case of any clarification on recruitment process, please email at No other form of communication shall be entertained. However, pendency of any such query will not effect in extension of scheduled dates of the recruitment process.

k)The  decision of MRPL  in all matters relating to the conduct of Group  Discussion, Personal Interview and preparation of  merit list will  be final and binding on the candidates and no enquiry/correspondence will be entertained in this regard.

a) General, OBC (including non-creamy layer) and EWS category candidates are required to pay a non-refundable application fee of Rs.118/- (Rs. 100 application fee plus Rs. 18 GST) while applying online. Any additional charges (like bank service charges etc.) have to be borne by the applicant.

b) SC / ST/ PwBD/ Ex-Serviceman categories are exempted from payment of Application Fee.

c) Fees once paid will  not   be refunded under  any  circumstances. Candidates are  therefore requested  to verify their eligibility before applying. Candidate should note that in case status of payment is  “not  success” for their transaction,  i.e.  status of payment shown in the payment portal is “pending”/ “failure”/ “rejected” or any other technical issue, then it is the responsibility of candidate to ensure  that  payment  made to  MRPL  is successful within due date.  In  case transaction is reversed  by the bank to candidate or cancelled and payment is not received by MRPL within due date, the candidature shall be summarily cancelled.

d) Candidate should also note that in case the payment details filled up by candidates in online system is not matching with the transaction details provided by the bank, their candidature shall be summarily cancelled. Cheque/ Money Orders/ Postal Orders/ Pay Orders/ Banker’s Cheque/ Postal Stamps/ Demand Drafts etc. will not  be accepted towards application fee and MRPL is not liable to send the same back to the candidate.


a) Candidates must go through this detailed advertisement very carefully and check their eligibility before proceeding to apply ONLINE for the position.

b) The relevant link  to  apply ONLINE shall be available on the company website Candidates should read the instructions carefully and fill  the ONLINE application form giving correct and complete information.

c)Candidate should have following documents  ready for  uploading on MRPL  ONLINE portal during registration:
Scanned copy   of  recent  color  passport  size  photograph,  not  older  than  6  months.
Candidates are advised not to upload photograph taken using mobile phone.
Scanned copy of Signature
GATE Score Card
Caste Certificate [OBC(NCL)/SC/ST] / PwBD Certificate/ Income and Asset Certificate (for
EWS category) as applicable

d)Prior to applying ONLINE, Candidate would be required to register their email id and mobile number in the online portal. Therefore, they must have a valid email id and mobile number, both   of  which  should  remain  active  for  minimum  01 year  from  the  date  of  registration. Communications to the candidates to apprise them about various stages of recruitment process will be sent on their registered email id and/or mobile number only.

e)Post registration of email id and mobile number, request for change of Mobile number and e- mail ID will not  be entertained.

f)Candidate must read the instructions very carefully while applying and filling the entries in the
ONLINE form. Candidate must keep on verifying their entries repeatedly prior to submitting 
their ONLINE application, as no request for changes in the entries shall be entertained after submission of the ONLINE application form.

g)Candidates are required to ensure that the documents uploaded in the application portal are clearly  readable  else  the  application  may  get  rejected.  Uploading  of   false/incomplete documents also may lead to rejection of application. Candidates are advised to use a flatbed scanner for scanning documents for uploading.

h)For the advertised position, only the registration done on our MRPL ONLINE portal shall be acceptable and no other mode/format of application shall be acceptable.


Step 1: Candidates meeting the prescribed eligibility criteria for the post may visit the website and Click on “Advt.No.85/2022: Recruitment of Assistant Engineers/Assistant  Executives  in  ‘E2’  Grade of  Management  Cadre through GATE
2022”. Click on “Click here to register online” for generating Login ID and Password.

Step 2: After generating Login ID and Password, click on “Sign In” for logging in to apply for the suitable post. Furnish particulars/details pertaining to educational qualifications, caste etc. and such other information as sought in the online application form.

Step  3:  Upon  submission  of  particulars  (Step  2),  the  online  system  will   generate  an
Application ID which will be sent to the candidate through email/SMS.

Step 4: Next step to be followed by the candidates depending on their category is given below:

Once the submission  of  application  is  complete,  candidate  must keep  PDF format  of  the ONLINE application form in their safe custody for  future reference. Candidates do not have to send this printout to MRPL. 


Original documents along with a self-attested copy  of the listed documents/ testimonials /any other documents required by  MRPL mentioned at Table-7 below should be furnished during Document Verification at the time of Personal Interview.

a) Concessions for reserved categories as notified by the Government of India from time to time will be applicable.

b) Candidates  called  for  Group   Discussion  and Personal  Interview  will  be reimbursed  Traveling Expenses from their correspondence address/actual place of travel on production of actual tickets by the shortest  route. Local Travel cost, if  any, shall be borne by the candidates. The travelling expense reimbursement admissibility will be as under:
PwBD category  candidates  will  be reimbursed  travel  cost as above, for one attendant wherever applicable, as per Govt. guidelines.

c) The prescribed qualification/experience are the minimum required eligibility criteria for the post and mere possession of the same will not  entitle a candidate for Group  Discussion/ Personal Interview etc. MRPL's decision shall be final in this regard.  MRPL reserves  the right to raise the minimum eligibility standards. MRPL also reserve the right to fill or  not  to fill all or any of the notified positions without assigning any reason whatsoever.

d) Candidates employed in Central/State Government/Public Sector Enterprises/Autonomous bodies shall either forward their application through Proper Channel or must produce No Objection Certificate (NOC)  from their present employer at the time of  Personal Interview. In  case, the application of candidate is not forwarded through proper channel or the candidate fails to produce NOC from his/her present employer at the time of Personal Interview, his /her candidature will not be considered. For forwarding the application through Proper Channel, the candidate needs to apply online, complete the application process, print the online application form and then forward the application to MRPL through their present employer. The application may be forwarded to “Senior Manager  (HR), Recruitment   Section,   Mangalore  Refinery  and  Petrochemicals  Limited, Kuthethoor Post, Mangalore- 575030, Karnataka”.

e) Working knowledge of Hindi is desirable.

f) Requests for change of category once declared in the application will not be entertained.

g) Satisfactory Character & Antecedents report would be required once selected and the Management reserves  the  right to  out-rightly dismiss the  candidate whose  report  is not  found satisfactory. Candidates  need to  specify  details  of  arrest/prosecution  by  any  court  while  filling  the  online application form.

h)Candidates must mention correct and active e-mail ID/mobile number for various communications.

i) Management  reserves   the  right  to  cancel/restrict/enlarge/modify/alter  the  recruitment/selection process, if need arises, without issuing any further notice or assigning any reason thereof.

j) Any canvassing directly or indirectly by the applicant will disqualify his/her candidature. 

k)Candidature of the applicant is liable to be rejected at any stage of the recruitment process or after recruitment or joining, if  any information provided by the candidate is found to be false or is not found in conformity with eligibility criteria mentioned in the advertisement.

l) Any  legal proceeding in respect of any matter of claim or dispute arising out  of this advertisement and / or an application in response there to can be instituted only in Mangalore and courts / tribunals
/ forums at Mangalore only shall have sole and exclusive jurisdiction to try any such case/  dispute.

m) Management reserves the right to create and operate a panel of suitable candidates, for a period of one year.

n) Any corrigendum/addendum in respect of the above advertisement shall be made available only on our website No  further press advertisement will  be given. Hence prospective applicants are advised to visit MRPL website regularly for latest updates.

o) In  case any dispute arises on account of  interpretation in versions other than English, English version will prevail.



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