Coal India Recruitment 2017

March 29, 2017 1809 Isha

Coal India RecruitmentCoal India Recruitment 2017: Coal India Limited (CIL) had conducted the online exam for the post of Management Trainee on March 26, 2017. CIL has activated the login portal for the candidates to view the questions/answers and submit queries if any. The candidates who did not appear for the exam of Coal India Recruitment 2017 on the above mentioned date will not be able to veiw the answers or submit quesries. The time period for candidates to submit their queries in regard to the written exam of Coal India is from March 29, 2017 till midnight of April 2, 2017. The link to submit challenges online will be deactivated from April 3, 2017 onwards. The link to submit the quaeires for Coal India Recruitment exam has been given below on this page for the convenience of candidates. The result of Coal India written exam will be announced in April, 2017.


All the test takers will have to secure the minimum qualifying marks to qualify the exam and move to the nest stage of Coal India Recruitment 2017. The further schedule of selection will be announced along with the declaration of result. Candidates can go through all the important details of Coal India Recruitment 2017 from the article on this page.

Coal India Recruitment 2017 – Key Features

  • Name of the Recruitment: Coal India Recruitment 2017
  • Name of Posts: Management Trainees
  • Number of Vacancies: 1319

Coal India Recruitment 2017 Dates

Events Dates
Commencement of Online Application Procedure January 5, 2017 (10:00 A.M)
Last Date for Online Registration February 24, 2017 (11:00 P.M)
Date of Computer Based Exam March 26, 2017 (Sunday)

Coal India Recruitment Answer Key 2017

CIL has activated the online portal for the candidates to view the questions/answers and submit queties related to the written exam conducted on March 26, 2017. Candidates can submit their challenges from March 29 and the last date to submit online queries is April 29, 2017 till midnight. The link will be deactivated from April 3, 2017. Candidates can use the direct link given on this page to submit their queries and only those candidates who appeared for the Coal India Recruitment Exam will be able to use the link. Candidates will have to provide their email id and password to login in the online user portal of CIL to submit their queries.

Eligibility Criteria for Coal India Recruitment 2017

Age Limit: Candidates have to necessarily fit in a fixed age bracket to be eligible to apply for the recruitment process. The Upper age limit for General Category (UR) Candidates is 30 years . The cutoff date for age limit is December 1, 2016

Educational Qualification:

Name of Discipline Minimum Qualification
Mining Engineering B.E./B.Tech/AMIE/B.Sc (Engg) in relevant branch of Engineering with a minimum of 60% marks.
Electrical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Civil Engineering
Chemical/Mineral (Coal Preparation) Engineering
Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering
Industrial Engineering
Environment Engineering Degree in Environmental Engineering with minimum 60% marks or any engineering degree with PG Degree/Diploma in environmental engineering from a recognised university/institute with minimum 60% marks.
Systems/IT B.E./B.Tech/B.Sc (engg)in computer science/computer engg/IT or MCA with minimum 60% marks.
Geology M.Sc/M.Tech in geology or applied geology with minimum 60% marks
Materials Management Engineering degree in Electrical and or Mechanical Engineering with MBA/PG Diploma in management with minimum 60% marks.
Finance and Accounts Qualified CA/ICWA
Personnel and HR Graduates with at least two years full time Post Graduate Degree/ PG Diploma/Post Graduate Program in management with specialization in HR/Industrial Relations/Personnel Management/ or MHROD or MBA or Master of Social Work with specialization in HR from recognized Indian University/Institutes with minimum 60% marks.
Sales and Marketing Recognised degree with MBA/PG Diploma in management with specialization in marketing (Major) from institute /university with minimum 60% marks.
Rajbhasha (Hindi) M.A. in hindi with minimum 60% marks and graduation with hindi and english as main subjects with minimum 50% marks.
Community Development Minimum of two years full time post graduate degree or post graduate diploma of two year duration from a recognised university/ institute in community development/rural development / community organisation and development practice/urban and rural community development/ rural and tribal development/ Development Management/ Rural Management/ with Minimum 60 % Marks OR Minimum 2 years full time Post Graduate Degree (from recognised university/institute) in social work with specialization community development/rural development/ Community Organization & Development Practice/ Urban and Rural Development/ Rural and Tribal Development/ Development Management with minimum 60% marks.
Public Relations Post Graduate Degree/Post Graduate Diploma (Full time course) in journalism/mass communication/public relations from a recognised university with minimum 60% marks.
Legal Graduate in law of 3 years/ 5 years duration from recognised universities/institute with minimum of 60% marks


  • Candidates who have completed their degree before December 1, 2016 only are eligible to apply.
  • Wherever percentage of marks is not awarded by the university/institute and only grades (e.g. GPA/CGPA/CQPI) are awarded, the same should be converted to the exact equivalent percentage (%) of marks as per the following formula. On a 10 point scale CGPA/GPA of 6.0 will be considered as 60%.
  • The qualifying marks for General and OBC (Non-Creamy Layer) Category candidates are 60%. However, for SC/ST and persons with disability (PWD) candidates, 5% relaxation is given to qualification marks i.e. 55%.

Application Form of Coal India Recruitment 2017

All candidates who are interested to apply for the post of Management Trainees in the aforementioned diciplines will have to fill the online application form for Coal India Recruitment 2017. The application process is completely online and candidates have to stick to that mode to submit their applications. The application process has commenced from January 5, 2017 and the last date for online registration is February 3, 2017.
Applicants will have to pay a requisite amount of application fees to complete their application submission. The Candidates from General/OBC (Non-Creamy Layer) will have to pay a non-refundable application fees of Rs.1000/-. SC/ST/PWD candidates/employees of Coal India Limited and its subsidiaries are exempted from payment of application fees. The mode of payment of application fees is online, candidates can pay their application fees through Debit/Credit Card/ Net Banking etc. Applications without the payment of application fees will not be accepted.Fees once paid will not be refunded under any circumstances. Check the steps explained below to know how to apply for Coal India Recruitment 2017.

How to Apply for Coal India Recruitment 2017 ?

  1. Candidates can use the link given on this page to fill the application form.
  2. Candidates will first have to read all the important instructions and general guidelines and click on I agree declaration before filling the application form.
  3. Complete the first time registration process by providing all the necessary details like (Discipline opted, name, category, applied category, PWD category, mobile number and email id (valid for one year). Click on Submit Button.
  4. Candidates should check the application sequence number, User id and password sent by mail and sms.
  5. Use this id and password to login your account by entering user id and password received on mails and sms.
  6. Fill up the application form with all details as asked, without making any mistakes. Upload the photograph, signature and relevant documents.
  7. Check the preview of application form before submission and correct mistakes if any. There is no chance for editing of information in the application form after final submission.
  8. Click on Submit button.
  9. Pay the application fees through Debit Card/Credit Card/Net Banking.
  10. Take a print out of the application form and payment acknowledge slip.

Coal India Recruitment Selection Procedure 2017

Coal India Limited has fixed and put forth a fixed selection procedure for the candidates who are interested to apply for the Coal India Recruitment 2017.

Computer Based Online Examination

All the candidates who are found eligible will have to undergo a computer based online examination in the first stage. The examination will be held for 3 hours and consist of two papers. Paper 1 will consist of General Knowledge/Awareness, Reasoning, Numerical Ability, and General English. Paper 2 will consist of questions from professional knowledge with 100 objective type questions with multiple choice answers in each paper.

Each question will be for 1 marks and there is no negative marking.

Qualifying Criteria in the Computer Based Test
General (UR) OBC(Non-Creamy Layer) SC/ST/PWD
Minimum of 40 marks in each paper Minimum of 35 marks in each paper Minimum of 30 marks in each paper

Personal Interview

All those candidates who qualify in the computer based test will have their names included in the merit list. All the candidates will be intimated about the time, date and venue for personal interview via email only. Once the interview schedule is announced, candidates will have to download their respective call letters. The link to download the call letter will be made available on this page once it is uploaded by the PSU. Candidates who qualify both the stages will be part of final merit list filtered with the selection criteria for recruitment on mentioned posts.


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