Test Pattern & Selection Procedure of ONGC

Oil & Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) is Public Sector Undertakings (PSU) that comes under Government of India. It has earned the status of Maharatna. It was established in 1956 and headquartered in Dehradun, India. The main function of the company is that it is engaged in exploration & production of Oil & Gas in India & Abroad.

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Selection Process:
The company conducts recruitment process every year to select new candidates. The selection process of the company consists of 3 rounds. These rounds are as follows:
  • Online Written Test (GATE)
  • Technical Interview
  • HR Interview
Academic Criteria:
  • 60 percent throughout (Class X , XII and Graduation).
  • No backlogs should be there.
Pattern of GATE Exam:

The ONGC test pattern breakup is given below:
Testing Areas Number of Questions
 Aptitude                    10
Technical                    55
Total                    65
The total time allotted to the written exam is 180 minutes. There is 1/3rd negative marking in the paper. Although there is no negative marking in case of Numerical Ability Section.
  • Aptitude section consists of questions based on Mathematics, General Awareness and Reasoning. The section consists of data interpretation and logical reasoning questions. Also, there are questions based on topics such as puzzles, graphs, charts, tables, etc.
  • Technical section consists of question from core subjects such as mechanical, electrical and electronics . The section is tough and thorough knowledge of subjects is required to excel in the exam.
Overall the level of the paper is moderate. Only those candidates who clear the written exam will qualify for the next round
*The Company reserves the right to make changes in the written exam.
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