HCL Recruitment Graduate Engineer Trainee 2024- Apply online for 40 Posts


Hindustan Copper Limited (HCL) has announced a golden opportunity for engineering graduates with the release of the Graduate Engineer Trainee Online Form 2024.

 The recruitment drive aims to fill 40 vacancies across various disciplines, providing a platform for talented individuals to embark on a rewarding career in one of India's leading mining companies.


HCL Recruitment Graduate Engineer Trainee 2024- Apply  online for 40 Posts

    Name of the posts:

    Graduate Engineer Trainee

    Important Dates:

    Starting Date for Apply Online: 29-01-2024 (11:00 A.M.)

    Last Date for Apply Online: 19-02-2024 (Mid Night)

    Application Fee:

    General/ OBC/ EWS Candidates: Rs. 500/-

    All Other Candidates (including PwBDs): Nil

    Mode of Payment: Online

    Age Limit:

    As of 01-01-2024, the maximum age limit for candidates is 28 years. Age relaxation is applicable as per the rules.

    Education Qualification:

    SNCadre / DisciplinesEssential Qualification with 60% marks (55% for SC/ST) in the qualifying degree
    1MiningFull-time Bachelor's Degree in Mining Engineering
    2GeologyPost-graduation (full-time) in Geology from a recognized Indian University/Institution
    3ElectricalFull-time Bachelor Degree in Engineering / Technology (Electrical)
    4InstrumentationFull-time Bachelor's Degree in Engineering / Technology (Instrumentation / Electronics & Telecommunication / Electronics & Communication)
    5CivilFull-time Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering
    6MechanicalFull-time Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering / Mining Machinery
    7SystemFull-time Bachelor's Degree in Engineering / Technology (Information Technology / Computer Science) or MBA with specialization in Systems / IT or MCA

    Vacancy Details:

    Graduate Engineer Trainee

    SNCadre / DisciplinesTotalSCSTOBC (NCL)EWSUR

    How to Apply:

    i.To apply for the post of Graduate Engineer Trainee, candidates fulfilling the eligibility

    criteria must register themselves on the HCL website (www.hindustancopper.com) under

    career section (on the link provided for online application on the page).

    ii. Before filling out the online application, candidates are advised to carefully read

    the instructions contained in “How to fill the Online Application form” provided

    on the website. They may click on the ‘Career’ button to get the instructions for online

    application submission.

    iii. It is mandatory to put in all the relevant information such as GATE 2021 / GATE 2022

    / GATE-2023 Registration Number as mentioned on the GATE Admit Card of the

    candidate, qualifying degree details, percentage of marks, GATE Marks out of 100

    as given in the GATE score card, email address, and mobile no., address for

    correspondence, soft copy of scanned photograph, and signature (JPEG) to complete

    the online application process and get the Application number. Therefore, applicants

    are advised to keep such information ready before applying online.

    iv. The exact percentage of marks should be mentioned in the qualification table and rounding

    off of marks should not be done.

    v. After submitting the online application, the candidates should print the

    Computer-generated online Application and the acknowledgment slip and

    keep a copy for their reference and records. Copy of Online Application and

    Acknowledgment Slip needs to be submitted at the time of document verification.

    vi. Since all the applications will be screened based on the data furnished in the online

    application and without any documentary evidence/proof, the candidate should

    ensure that they meet all the prescribed eligibility criteria and other conditions as

    mentioned in this advertisement.

    vii. Candidates should note that the details provided by them in their application form are

    taken on their face value and the onus of proving the correctness and authenticity of

    the same as and when required lies with the applicant.

    Compensation Package:

    i.Selected candidates will be placed in the pay scale of Rs.40000-3%-140000/-

    during one year of training with starting basic pay of Rs.40,000/- irrespective of

    their previous experience or last drawn basic pay in previous organization. There

    won’t be any protection of pay. Upon successful completion of training, they will

    be absorbed as Assistant Manager at E-1 grade on Probation in the pay scale of

    Rs. 40000-3%-140000/-.

    ii. The training/probation tenure shall be extendable for a period as decided by the

    HCL Management based on performance during the training/probation period.

    iii. Upon successful completion of probation, appointment as Assistant Manager at

    E-1 grade in the pay scale of Rs. 40000-3%-140000/- shall be confirmed by the

    HCL Management as per prevailing rule from time to time.

    iv. During the Training Period - besides the Basic Pay, the selected GET candidates

    shall be entitled to IDA, HRA / Bachelor’s accommodation in the Units, Perks &

    Allowances, Gratuity, etc., and medical benefits for self only as per the Company.

    Important Links:

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    Selection Process:

     The selection process for the post of Graduate Engineer Trainee will be a two-step process with the weightage assigned to each step as under.

     Candidates will be called for Personal Interview in the ratio of 1:5; i.e., for each advertised vacancy, 05 candidates will be called for Personal Interview. In case there is a single vacancy, then 10 candidates will be shortlisted for Personal Interview However, in case the number of applications received is less than the ratio.                                     


    Weightage in%

    GATE Score/Marks


    Personal interviews



    prescribed above for conducting interviews, the decision in respect of conducting personal interviews with the smaller number of candidates will be taken by HCL separately.

    Shortlisting of candidates for Personal Interviews for the post of Graduate Engineer Trainee will be done in the order of merit drawn based on valid GATE – 2021, GATE-2022 and GATE-2023 scores. GATE Score of GATE 2021 / 2022 / 2023 shall be considered with equal weightage for each year. Therefore, the applicant may apply with the best score from either GATE2021 GATE – 2022, or GATE – 2023 score. In case two or more candidates have secured the same marks in the same discipline and category which eventually would result in the increase of a 1:5 ratio, then all such candidates will be called for a Personal Interview, irrespective of the above-mentioned ratio.

    Further, in case, candidates are not available in the mentioned ratio for conducting Personal Interviews due to less turn-up in the Interview or Non-availability of candidates in the Merit list for issuing Offer of Appointment, HCL may further shortlist the candidate in order of merit to call for interview to fill-up the post

     Applicants have to upload the same GATE scorecard based on which (highest) GATE Score among GATE-2021 / GATE-2022 / GATE-2023 score, if applicable) the applicant is submitting his application on the HCL website while applying online.

    GATE Score before 2021 shall not be considered.

     The final merit list shall be prepared for the candidates actually interviewed by the

    selection committee on the date specified by HCL.

     Tie-breaking principle:

    In the event of a tie between two or more two candidates on the merit list, the following

    criteria will be adopted for deciding the position in the merit list.

    a) GATE Score (higher the marks, higher the rank in the merit), if tie not broken then

    b) Qualifying Examination Marks (Higher the percentage, higher the rank in the

    c) 12th Marks (Higher the percentage, higher the rank in the merit) if tie not merit), if the tie is not broken then.

    d) 10th Marks (Higher the percentage, higher the rank in the merit), if tie not

    e) Age (Older the age, higher the rank in the merit) broken then.

     Training details:

    During one-year training selected candidate shall be on induction training at different

    departments / Units / on-the-job training in his/her discipline.

     Service Agreement Bond:

    Appointed candidates are required to serve the company for a minimum period of 03

    years from the date of joining the company. The candidates will be required to execute a

    service agreement bond of Rs.3 Lakhs (Rupees Three Lakhs) at the time of joining.

    In the event of failure to serve the Company by the Employee / Trainee for the minimum period of 03 years, he/she would be liable to deposit the bond amount.


    The HCL Graduate Engineer Trainee Online Form 2024 presents a chance for young engineering professionals to join a dynamic organization at the forefront of the mining industry. Aspiring candidates are urged to carefully review the eligibility criteria and submit their applications before the deadline. This opportunity not only promises career growth but also the chance to contribute to the nation's development through HCL's impactful projects.