HPCL Placement Preparation Tips and Placement Process


HPCL is one of the Fortune 500 companies. It is a major player in refining industry has a strong market infrastructure and a major contributor to the economy of India. The company has two major refineries, one in Mumbai and other in Vishakapatanam. These refineries produce a wide range of petroleum fuels and products. The company also operates its zonal offices in four major metro cities in India and more than 85 regional offices.

HPCL provides numerous opportunities for the young qualified graduates. Since the company holds a popular position among other firms, the recruitment process conducted by the company will be crucial for the candidates. This is done to filter out the most talented candidates from a large group.

HPCL Placement Test

As like other company’s recruitment drive, HPCL also conducts a written test in the first stage. The test will comprise of two parts of total duration two hours. Candidates have to qualify the two parts separately to get into the next step of procedures. There will be total of 170 questions in the written test which are of objective type. Candidates have to pick the correct answer from the choices given for each question. Of the total 170 questions, part-1 includes 120 questions and part-2 includes 50 questions. There will not be any negative marking in this test.

The first part includes the questions from the topics like quantitative aptitude, reasoning ability and English language. The second part is entirely based on the technical questions. This section is to test the candidates’ knowledge in the technical subjects that they have studied through out their academic sessions.

HPCL Placement Interview

The candidates who qualify the written tests will be enrolled for the next step, i.e. the interview. At this stage, candidates will face many questions from the technical knowledge that they have studied so far. They can also expect questions from the final year project works. So it is necessary for them to go through it in depth. There will be an HR interview after this. They will be asked many general questions like about their academic backgrounds, family details, their interest, hobbies, etc. Sometimes they will be asked about the HPCL.

HPCL Placement Test Preparation Tips

The written test can be easily cracked if the candidates have prepared thoroughly for it. They have to plan a well structured schedule for the preparations. It must be effective and stress less. They should make a clear idea about the syllabus of the examination and divide the whole syllabus into small sections depending on their knowledge and level of difficulty in each. The schedule must be in such a way that the syllabus should be covered according to the proposed time. The students can refer books on aptitude that are available in the market. Solving out the sample placement papers of HPCL will help them more.

HPCL Placement Interview Preparation Tips

If candidates have qualified the written test, then they have to score well in the interview also to get a job in the company. They need to prepare for this in advance. In this stage they have to face many technical questions and questions from their project works. So they need to make a strong and in-depth knowledge in these areas. They must be confident in answering the questions from the interviewer. They should not argue or show over smartness to the interviewer. The necessary thing they should follow is that they have to maintain the same confidence level till the end of the interview, no matter whether the interview is a success or failure.

In most of the interviews, the judging panel will ask the candidates to ask any question to the interviewer. In such situations, they can ask question about the company which will expose their interest towards it and finally they have to go through the HR interview. In this section the candidates will be asked to introduce themselves and can expect question like academic backgrounds, family details, career goals, role models, etc. The candidates need to be confident and very open to qualify this stage.



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6 Responses to “HPCL Placement Preparation Tips and Placement Process”

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