HPCL Recruitment 2021 Fixed Term Research Associate Posts

HPCL Recruitment 2021 | HPCL: Fixed Term Research Associate Jobs 2021 | Apply Online @ https://hindustanpetroleum.com/ – HPCL invites Online applications for recruitment of Fixed Term Research Associate Posts. This online facility will be available in the Official website @ https://hindustanpetroleum.com/ from 11.10.2021 to 31.10.2021.


HPCL Recruitment 2021  [Quick Summary]

Organization Name:

Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited

Employment Type:

Fixed Term Basis

Total No of Vacancies: 

Fixed Term Research Associate Posts

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Latest HPCL Fixed Term Research Associate Vacancy Details:

Name of the Post & No of Vacancies:

HPCL Invites Applications for the Following Posts


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Fixed Term Research Associate


HPCL Fixed Term Research Associate Eligibility Criteria:

Educational Qualification: (As on)

1. Fixed Term Research Associate -

Ph.D., - Chemistry-

a. Ph.D. in Polymers/Polyolefin/Petrochemicals:

-Candidate with research experience in the polymer synthesis and characterization, particularly polyolefin or specialty polymers are desirable. -Candidates with experience in polymer catalyst such as Ziegler type catalyst are desirable.

b. Ph.D. in Battery Research:

-Candidate with research experience in the areas of energy storage, Metal Ion batteries, metal air batteries, flow cells, fuel cells etc., are desirable.

c. Ph.D. in Membrane Separation and Adsorptive Separation

-Candidates with research experience in the area of polymer mem- branes, mixed matrix membranes, membrane separation processes for gas separation, liquid separation, water desalination are desirable.

-Candidates with research experience in the area of adsorbent material development and gas and liquid separation process particularly hydrocarbon mixture separation are desirable.

d. Ph.D. in Catalysis:

-Candidates with research experience in the area of heterogeneous catalysis, particularly hydrocarbon transformations are preferable. Candidates with experience in the development of catalytic materials are also desirable.

e. Ph.D. in Materials / Nano-materials:

Candidates with experience in development of

(i) inorganic porous materials such as MOFs, zeolites, etc.,

(ii) nanomaterials such as carbon nanotubes, graphene and their industrial applications, such as polymer composites

(iii) thermic fluids, particularly phase change materials are preferred.

f. Ph.D. in Analytical and Organic Chemistry:

- Candidates with hands on experience in advanced analytical techniques such as XRD, XPS, XRF, mass spectroscopy, electron microscopy, thermal analysis are desirable.

-Candidates with experience synthetic organic chemistry and good exposure with advanced analytical techniques are desirable.

Ph.D., - Bio Science/Microbiology/Biotechnology-

-Candidates with research experience in microbial bioprocesses with experience of working on yeast or bacterial molecular biology will be preferred. In addition, candidates with research experience of working on bio-fuels such as 2G Ethanol and Algal Biofuels are desirable

Ph.D – Engineering-

a) Phd. in Chemical engineering; preferably in the following areas:

a. Separation Processes (Adsorption/Extraction/Absorption/Membranes)

b. Catalytic Processes

c. Modelling & Simulation

d. Refining Processes

b) Phd. in Combustion & Emission Engineering / Automobile Engineering /Thermal Engineering / Mechanical Engineering. Candidates with Research experience and specialization in Internal Combustion Engine (IC Engine) are desirable.

c) Phd. in Metallurgy with Specialization in Corrosion Studies. Candidates with research experience in new products for corrosion mitigation, protocol for experimentation etc. are desirable


a) Chemical Engineering

b) Metallurgy with specialization in corrosion studies Candidates with experience in Corrosion Lab facilities in Industry are desirable.

c) Mechanical Engineering Candidates with experience in Battery Management Systems/Tribology desirable.

d) Combustion & Emission Engineering/ Automobile Engineering Candidates with experience in Engine Lab facilities with test benches in industry are desirable.

e) Thermal Engineering Candidates with experience in Solar thermal, Thermal Management Sys- tem are desirable, Thermic fluids, Phase change materials are desirable.

Minimum 1-year post M Tech relevant work experience (As on 11.10.2021) is required. Preferably in areas as mentioned above in Oil and Gas industries. Teaching Experience will not be considered as relevant experience.

Age Limit: 32 Years or below as on 11th October, 2021 Age relaxation for OBC (Non Creamy Layer) SC / ST/PWD candidates will be applicable as per the Government Directives


Salary Details:

1. Fixed Term Research Associate - Rs.65,000/- to Rs.85,000/- per month


HPCL Fixed Term Research Associate Selection Process 2021:

Selection will be made on the basis of screening of applications and Testimonials as per the eligibility norms of eligible candidates followed by personal interview by the Selection Committee. In the event of number of applications being large, corporation will adopt shortlisting criteria to restrict the number of candidates to be called for interview to a reasonable number by any one or more of the following methods:

- On the basis of higher educational qualifications than minimum prescribed in the advertisement.

- On the basis of higher experience in the relevant fields than minimumprescribed in the advertisement

- On the basis of number of patents/high impact factor publications

- On the basis of Application screening (on eligibility criteria)

- On the basis of Resume shortlisting ( Work experience, Academic marks (taking aggregate marks of all semesters/years i.e., taking average of all the semesters/years, irrespective of


How to apply for HPCL Fixed Term Research Associate Post:  

Candidate(s) fulfilling all the above clearly laid down criteria will have to apply online only through the link on the HPCL website in the careers webpage under current openings section i.e. https://hindustanpetroleum.com/from 11.10.2021 to 31.10.2021. No other mode of application will be accepted.


Important Dates for HPCL Fixed Term Research Associate Post: 

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Last date for Submission of Application



HPCL Fixed Term Research Associate Official Notification & Application Link:

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