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IOCL Syllabus 2023: Check Curriculum, Exam Pattern Here


IOCL Syllabus 2023: Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL) released the IOCL 2023 recruitment notification for Trade and Technician Apprentice on October 21, 2023, on its official website of IOCL, iocl.com. Every year the IOCL releases vacancies on the official website for the recruitment of various posts across India. Interested candidates can apply for the posts online within the last date and start preparing for the exams.

The IOCL 2023 exam date is also announced and the exam will be conducted on December 3, 2023. The aspirants can start with the preparation by referring to the IOCL syllabus and exam pattern. It is advised to take note of the IOCL apprentice syllabus. Remember that you can prepare the study guidelines only if you have good knowledge of the IOCL exam syllabus and pattern.

Latest Update:
— Since IOCL is to conduct the Apprentice exam on December 3, 2023, we strongly suggest that aspirants prepare for the test using the IOCL Apprentice syllabus and exam pattern.

IOCL Apprentice Syllabus 2023

Before getting into the details of the IOCL syllabus, let us have a quick overview of the IOCL 2023 Technical and Non-Technical Apprentice exam:

Name of the ExamIOCL Technical and Non-Technical Apprentices
Exam Conducting BodyIndian Oil Corporation Limited (KSRTC)
Exam LevelState-Level Government Exam
Frequency of ExamOnce a Year
Mode of ExamWritten Test
Type of Questions Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)
Official Websiteiocl.com

IOCL Apprentice Syllabus 2023

To ace the exam, candidates must be aware of the IOCL Apprentice exam pattern and syllabus. Before getting you the IOCL topics, we will share the exam pattern. Having a clear idea of the ICOL exam paper pattern is a must before you start your preparation. The IOCL test will be bilingual (English and Hindi) and will be for 90 minutes. The IOCL Paper Structure for various posts is given below:

Trade Apprentice Accountant

Generic Aptitude including Quantitative Aptitude30
Reasoning Abilities30
Basic English Language Skills40

Trade Apprentice (Data Entry Operator)

General Aptitude and Reasoning Abilities25
Basic English Language Skills25
Quantitative Aptitude25
General Awareness25

Trade Apprentice (Fitter/ Electrician/ Electronics Mechanic/ Instrument Mechanic/ Machinist) & Technician Apprentice (Mechanical/ Electrical/ Instrumentation/ Civil/ Electrical & Electronics/ Electronics):

Technical Acumen in relevant discipline40
Generic Aptitude including Quantitative Aptitude20
Reasoning Abilities20
Basic English Language Skills20

IOCL Apprentice Syllabus: Section-wise

The IOCL Section-wise Syllabus 2023 is as follows:

General English (Common)Vocabulary
Active and Passive Voice
Error Correction
Sentence Arrangement
Fill in the blanks
Spotting Errors
Para Completion
Joining Sentences
Error Correction
Sentence Improvement
Spelling Test
Passage Completion
Idioms and Phrases
Apprentice – General KnowledgeImportant Days
Indian History
International and National Organizations
Indian National Movement
Current Affairs – National and International
General Policy
Science and Technology
Science – Inventions & Discoveries
Books and Authors
Awards and Honors
Capitals of India
Indian Economy
Budget and Five-Year Plans
Countries and Capitals
Apprentice – General AptitudeNumber system
Time and Work Partnership
Ratio and Proportion
Boats and Streams
Simple Interest
Time and Distance
Problems on Trains
Races and Games
Numbers and Ages
Mixtures and Allegations
Permutations and Combinations
Problems on L.C.M and H.C.F
Pipes and Cisterns
Simple Equations
Problems on Numbers
Indices and Surds
Compound Interest
Problems on ages
Pipes and cisterns
Mixture and Alligation
Trade Apprentice – AccountsAccounts of non-trading concerns
Bonus shares and final accounts
Company Account
Absorption and re-construction
Accounting Standards
Bank Reconciliation Statement
Branch Accounts
Valuation of goodwill and shares and Ratio Analysis
Basic concepts and conventions
Final Statements of Accounts
Life Insurance Companies Bank Accounts
Hire Purchases Installment Systems
Self Balancing Ledgers, Royalties
Preparation of Trial Balance
Provision and Reserves and Accounting Standards in India
Bills of Exchange
Non-trading concerns
Accounts from incomplete records
Liquidation of Companies
Partnership Accounts (including admission, retirement, death, and dissolution)
Redemption of debentures
Joint ventures
Accounting process up to and including preparation of financial accounts
Issues and forfeiture of Shares and Debentures
Errors and their rectification
Single entry
Trade Apprentice – ReasoningVisual Memory
Space Visualization
Odd man out
Symbolic/ Number Classification
Analytical Reasoning
Letter series
Arithmetical Number Series
Relationship Concepts
Figural Classification
Shapes and Mirror
Arithmetical Reasoning
Venn diagrams
Non-Verbal Test
Semantic Analogy
Number series
Problem Solving
Technician Apprentice Mechanical EngineeringVisual Memory
Space Visualization
Odd man out
Symbolic/ Number Classification
Analytical Reasoning
Letter series
Arithmetical Number Series
Relationship Concepts
Figural Classification
Shapes and Mirror
Arithmetical Reasoning
Venn diagrams
Non-Verbal Test
Semantic Analogy
Number series
Technical Apprentice – Electrical EngineeringNetwork Analysis
Electrical Instrumentation
Electromagnetic Theory
Switch Gear and Protection
Power Electronics & Drives.
Electronics Devices
Control Systems
Analog and Digital Electronics
Electrical Machines.
Power System Analysis & Control
Power System Protection
Utilization of Electrical Energy
Power Systems etc.
Technician Apprentice Instrumentation EngineeringBasics of Circuits & Measurement Systems
Analog Electronics
Control Systems and Process Control
Digital Electronics
Transducers, Mechanical Measurement, & Industrial Instrumentation
Signal & Systems
Analytical, Optical & Bio-medical Instrumentation
Electrical & Electronic Measurements
Analytical, Optical & Biomedical.

IOCL Syllabus 2023 — Preparation Tips

Now that you know the detailed IOCL syllabus and exam pattern, preparing a focused study plan and strategy is equally important to get through the exam with a good score. Check the below quick tips that will aid you at the last minute:

  1. First, be clear about the basic concepts.
  2. Focus on weak areas. Work on them diligently.
  3. Make a proper study timing where you allot separate timings to work on your weak points and enhance your strong points.
  4. Take regular mock tests to work on your time management and accuracy.

Frequently Asked Questions about IOCL Syllabus

Q: Does the IOCL exam for Trade Apprentice Accountant cover Reasoning Abilities?

Ans: Yes, the IOCL exam for Trade Apprentice Accountant covers Reasoning Abilities as a section.

Q: Does the Trade Apprentice have a written exam in the selection process?

Ans: Yes, the Trade Apprentice will have a written exam of 100 marks in the selection process.

Q: What is the duration of the IOCL Exam?

Ans: The duration of the exam is 90 minutes.

Q: What is the syllabus for the Technical Acumen section for a Trade Apprentice?

Ans: The technical Acumen section will be relevant to the discipline and candidates can check this article for more details.

Q: How can the candidate get a good score in the reasoning ability section?

Ans: Candidates must be perfect with the topics provided in the syllabus, solve previous year papers and take online mock tests to get a good score in the reasoning ability section.

Now, that you have detailed information on the IOCL syllabus 2023, we hope you do not face issues while preparing for the important topics. The IOCL syllabus, important topics, a proper strategy and a plan to go ahead with the preparation will together aid you in scoring high marks in the IOCL exam.

Practice previous year questions regularly and take bank mock tests to help you prepare well for the actual exam. The bank mock tests on Embibe will help you to prepare for the Reasoning and General Knowledge sections.

We hope this article on ICOL syllabus 2023 has been helpful to you. If you have any queries regarding this article or the IOCL exam, do let us know about it in the comment section below and we will get back to you soon.

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