Coal India Limited (CIL) today is the single largest coal producer in the world. Operating through 81 mining areas Coal India Limited is an apex body with 7 wholly owned coal producing subsidiaries and 1 mine planning and consultancy company spread over 8 provincial states of India.

Coal India Limited also fully owns a mining company in Mozambique christened as ‘Coal India Africana Limitada’.Coal India Limited also manages 200 other establishments like workshops, hospitals etc. Further, Coal India Limited also owns 26 technical & management training institutes and 102 Vocational Training Institutes Centres. Indian Institute of Coal Management (IICM) as a state-of-the-art Management Training ‘Centre of Excellence’ – the largest Corporate Training Institute in India – operates under Coal India Limited and conducts multi disciplinary management development programmes.

Now, Coal India Limited calls for Management trainees, and the details are as follows.

Eligibility Criteria for Coal India Limited:

  • BE/B.Tech(Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering)
  • BSc(Computer Science, Information Technology)
  • CA
  • ICWA
  • LLB
  • MA(Hindi)
  • MCA
  • ME/M.Tech
  • MSc(Geology)
  • PG Diploma

Location: Anywhere in India

Last Date to apply: 11 June 12

Job Type: Full Time
Hiring Process: Written-test.

Advt Code : CIL_ADVT_MT01/2012

Coal India Limited , requires young, energetic and dynamic persons as Management Trainees in different disciplines.


Qualification required for Coal India Limited

Mining, Electrical, Mechanical, Civil, Chemical/Mineral, Electronics & Telecommunications, Industrial Engg. Minimum 60% marks in BE/ B.Tech/ AMIE/B.Sc (Engg.) in relevant branch of Engineering
Systems Minimum 60% marks in BE/ B.Tech/ BSc. (Engg) in Computer Science/ Computer Engg. / IT or MCA with minimum 60% marks.
Environment Degree in Environmental Engg. with minimum 60% marks Or any Engg. Degree with PG Degree/Diploma in Environmental Engg from a recognized University/Institute with minimum 60% marks.
Geology M. Sc/ M. Tech. in Geology or Applied Geology with minimum 60% marks
Materials Management Engineering degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering with MBA/ PG Diploma in Management with minimum 60% marks.
Finance & Accounts Qualified CA / ICWA
Personnel & 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.
Legal Graduate in Law of 3yrs/5yrs duration from a recognized University/Institute with minimum 60% marks
Sales & Marketing Recognised degree with MBA /PG Diploma in Management with specialization in Marketing (major) from Institute / University with minimum 60% marks
Rajbhasha (Hindi) MA in Hindi with minimum 60% marks and Graduation with Hindi and English as main subjects with minimum 50% marks

Note : Where % of marks is not awarded by the institute and only grades (eg. GPA / CGPA / CQPI) are awarded, the same should be converted to the exact equivalent % of marks as per the following formula – On a 10 point scale CGPA/GPA of 6.0 will be considered as 60%.

The MBA/PG Diploma/PG Degree/ M.Sc / M.Tech must be from recognized University/Institutes recognized by appropriate statutory authority in India and should be of 2 years regular/full time course.

The above minimum marks in Coal India Limited are for General & OBC (Non Creamy Layer) category candidates. For SC/ST & Persons with disability (Minimum 40% disability), 5% relaxation in qualification is given in minimum marks. Final year / semester students can also apply provided they get their final results before the date of personal interviews , which is planned in September 2012. However, the minimum criteria of marks shall also apply for them(Coal India Limited) for the completed degree.

Projected Vacancies including unfilled reserved vacancies

Discipline Code Discipline Gen SC ST OBC Total
01 Mining 177 65 36 103 381
02 Mechanical 58 16 9 24 107
03 Electrical 64 21 11 34 130
04 Civil 32 8 4 13 57
05 Chemical/ Mineral 13 3 1 5 22
06 Industrial Engg. 13 2 1 6 22
07 Environment 5 3 1 6 15
08 Electronics & Telecommunications 4 1 1 3 9
09 Systems 15 4 2 8 29
10 Geology 18 4 5 7 34
11 Legal 13 2 1 6 22
12 Materials Management 13 2 3 8 26
13 Sales & Marketing 12 3 2 6 23
14 Personnel / HR 49 21 6 34 110
15 Finance 110 59 44 81 294
16 Rajbhasha/ Hindi 2 1 2 5


637 205 108 336 1286

Upper age limit as on 01.06.2012 : 30 yrs

Coal India Limited Compensation / Pay :

candidates Selected in Coal India Limited will be placed as Management Trainee in E2 grade in the scale of pay of Rs. 20,600 – 46,500 at the initial Basic of Rs.20,600/- during the first year (Training period). On successful Completion of Training and passing the test(Coal India Limited) conducted for the purpose, regularization will be in E3 grade in the scale of pay of Rs. 24,900 – 50,500 at the initial Basic of Rs.24,900/- with probation for 1 year.

Coal India Limited Recruits Management Trainees
Recruits Management Trainees

Application Fee for Coal India Limited :

Candidates belonging to General/OBC (NCL) is required to pay a non-refundable fees of Rs 500/-. SC/ST/PH/ employees of Coal India Limited and subsidiaries are exempted from the payment of application fees. State Bank of India has been authorized to collect the application fee, in a specially opened Power Jyoti Account No. 32306580317 on behalf of Coal India Limited. Candidates have to approach the nearby SBI branch with a printout of the challan which is available on the application registration portal of Coal India Limited. Candidates should use only the printed challan and fill up his/her details for depositing the fee for proper crediting of amount in the allocated account. On receipt of the money the bank will issue a unique Journal Number and a Branch Code of the bank collecting the money.

This Journal number and the branch code are to be filled up by the candidate in the online application. Coal India Limited will not be responsible, in case a candidate deposits the fee in wrong account. There will not be any other mode of payment of application fee for Coal India Limited Test.

Coal India Limited Selection Process :

Eligible candidates will be required to appear in the All India Selection Test at their own expenses and only candidates qualifying in the written test will be called for Personal Interview in the ratio of 1:3 (3 candidates called against 1 vacancy) keeping in view the provision of reservation for SC/ST/OBC/PH. Management reserves the right to shortlist the candidates for written test also.

Test Centers :

The Coal India Limited written test will be held at Kolkata, Ranchi, Mumbai, Bhubaneshwar, Srinagar, Guwahati, Raipur, Bhopal, Lucknow, Delhi, Jaipur, Nagpur, Hyderabad, Bangluru and Chennai- as mentioned in the online application. Candidates will have to choose one test center preferred from the list and the same cannot be changed after the form is submitted. However, Coal India Limited reserves the right to cancel or add any test center or change the center chosen by the candidate.

Posting :

Candidates may be posted anywhere in Coal India Limited / Subsidiary companies especially in coalfield areas.

Service Agreement Bond :

Finally selected candidate for Coal India Limited is required to serve the company for a minimum period of 60 months. An amount of Rs.5000/- per month will be deducted from the salary for a period of 60 months. Failure on the part of candidate to serve the Company for a minimum period of 60(sixty) months would result in forfeiture of the said deposit. The amount so deducted will be refunded in full with simple interest on completion of 60 months of service. The candidate will be required to execute a bond of Rs 3 Lakhs (Rupees three lakhs) for the same.

How to apply for Coal India Limited:

Eligible candidates have to apply only through the online registration system of Coal India Limited. After applying online, candidate is required to print the application form with unique registration number generated by the system. Candidates are required to send the hard copy of the application(Coal India Limited) form along with required enclosures (self attested recent passport size photograph securely pasted in the space provided on the application form, Company’s(Coal India Limited) copy of the SBI challan (in original), qualifying degree provisional or degree certificate, caste/disability certificate wherever applicable by ordinary post only to: Post Bag No. 43 G.P.O, Kolkata-700001 on or before 18th June 2012. Please super scribe the envelop on top as ” MT-(Discipline name)”. It is important to note that, your candidature will be considered only if we receive the hard copy of the application(Coal India Limited) forms along with the required certificates/enclosures on or before the last date.

Date of commencement of online application 21st May 2012 10 AM
Closing date of online application submission 11th June 2012 upto 11.59 PM
Last date for receiving the printed online application with enclosures by ordinary post 18th June 2012
Date of written test Sunday, 22nd July 2012

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