Advertisement No.: 03/2021

COAL INDIA LIMITED (CIL) – a Schedule ‘A’ – MAHARATNA Public Sector Undertaking under Ministry of Coal, Government of India with Corporate Hqrs., at Kolkata is the single largest coal producing company in the world and one of the largest corporate employers of the country with manpower of 2.55 Lakhs approximately. It operates 345 mines in 85 mining areas across eight provincial states in India (West Bengal, Jharkhand, Orissa, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Uttar Pradesh & Assam). CIL invites applications from young, energetic and dynamic persons for recruitment THROUGH ONLINE APPLICATION MODE only for the post of MANAGEMENT TRAINEE
in the following disciplines on the basis of GATE-2021 Scores:

Sl. No. Discipline Post Code Total vacancies
1. Mining 11 253
2. Electrical 12 117
3. Mechanical 13 134
4. Civil 14 57
5. Industrial Engineering 15 15
6. Geology 16 12


  • Opening date for Online Registration of Applications–  Tuesday, 10.08.2021: 10.00 AM
  • Last date of Online Submission of Applications with Fee–  Thursday, 09.09.2021: 11.59 PM



Post                    Code Name of Discipline                                    Minimum Qualification
11                                Mining                                                     BE/ B.Tech/ B.Sc. (Engg.) in relevant branch of
12                             Electrical                                                       Engineering with minimum 60% marks.
13                            Mechanical
14                                 Civil
15                 Industrial Engineering
16                           Geology                                                          M.Sc. / M.Tech. in Geology or Applied Geology or                                                                                                                  Geophysics or Applied Geophysics with minimum 60% marks.


i). B.E. / B. Tech / B.Sc. (Engg.) / M.Sc. / M. Tech must be from a University/Institute recognized by appropriate statutory authority in India and should be a regular full-time course.
ii). The minimum qualifying marks for GENERAL (UR), OBC (Non-Creamy Layer) & Economically Weaker Sections (EWS) category candidates are 60%. For SC, ST, and Persons with Disability (PwD) candidates, relaxation of 5% is given in the minimum qualifying marks i.e. 55%.
iii). Candidates who have completed their degree of minimum qualification or appeared/ appearing in final year/semester/trimester and will pass out in the academic year2020-21 are eligible to apply. The minimum criteria of marks shall also be applicable to the candidates who have appeared/appearing for the exam for completion of
their minimum required qualification. However, candidates who have appeared or are appearing in the final year/semester/trimester in the academic year 2020-21, shall submit final pass results of minimum required qualification by 30.09.2021 failing which their candidature will be rejected for the applied post/discipline without any further communication. Further, the candidate must clear all subjects of final year/semester/trimester, whichever is applicable, in the academic year 2020-21 in a single attempt and should have also cleared all previous years/semesters/trimesters as on the date of declaration of final results. Apart from the other required documents, the candidates of final year/semester/ trimester in the academic year 2020-21 will have to upload their latest year /
semester/trimester mark sheet / marks transcript of relevant minimum educational qualification. In case of any dispute arising about the admissibility of any particular qualification the decision of the Chairman, Coal India Limited shall be final and binding.



OH= Orthopaedically Handicapped, HH= Hard of Hearing, OA= One Arm,
OL= One Leg, Dw= Dwarfism, SLD= Specific Learning Disability, MD= Multiple Disabilities. *Total 27 vacancies are reserved for PwD candidates. In some disciplines and PwD subcategories, where there are no identified posts, the same will be carried forward. Whenever in any recruitment year any vacancy earmarked for EWS cannot be filled due to the nonavailability of a suitable candidate belonging to EWS, such vacancy for that particular recruitment year shall not be carried forward to the next recruitment year as backlog.
NOTE: The above vacancy is tentative and may increase or decrease as per requirement.

Eligible candidates must have appeared for Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) – 2021). Based on the GATE-2021 Scores/Marks and requirement, candidates will be shortlisted discipline-wise, category-wise in a ratio of 1:1.50 for further selection process. The final merit list will be prepared for each discipline on the basis of GATE-2021 Scores/Marks. Please note that for Management Trainee Recruitment of 2021 (MT-2021) of Coal India Limited, GATE Score Scores/Marks of 2021 will only be valid and GATE Score/Marks of 2020 or prior to that is not valid.

Similarly, the final list of selected candidates will be uploaded in the CIL website and they will be intimated about Documents Verification (DV) & Initial Medical Examination (IME) through CIL website and their registered E-mail Id only.

The Upper Age Limit is 30 Years as on 04-August-2021 for General (UR) & EWS category candidates.
Category-wise relaxation in Upper Age Limit is mentioned below:
1) OBC (Non-Creamy Layer) – 3 Years
2) SC / ST – 5 Years

For Persons with Disabilities:
1) General (UR) – 10 Years
2) OBC (Non-Creamy Layer) – 13 Years
3) SC / ST – 15 Years
4) Candidates who are the domicile of J&K during the period from 01.01.1980 to 31.12.1989 as per Govt. of India guidelines – 5 Years
5) Relaxation for Ex-Servicemen category candidates is as per extant Govt. of India guidelines.
NOTE: The Upper Age Limit is relaxed subject to the condition that the maximum age of the applicant on the crucial date i.e. 04-August-2021 shall not exceed 56 years.


Candidates belonging to GENERAL (UR) / OBC (Creamy Layer & Non-Creamy Layer) / EWS category are required to pay a Non-Refundable fee of ` 1000/- plus GST – ` 180/- totaling `1180/- (Rupees One Thousand One Hundred Eighty only). SC / ST / PwD candidates / Employees of Coal India Limited and its Subsidiaries are exempted from payment of the application fee. The application fee will be paid through Online mode only. There will be no other
mode for payment of the application fee. CIL will not be responsible, in case of a candidate deposits the fee in any wrong account. The fee once paid will not be refunded under any circumstances. Candidates are therefore advised
to verify their eligibility before applying. It may kindly be noted that CIL does not seek any other charges/fees except the above-mentioned application fee.

i. Reservations and relaxations for SC / ST / OBC (Non-Creamy Layer) / PwD (Percentage of Disability – 40% or above) / EWS candidates will be provided as per guidelines of Govt. of India for the purpose. The reservation for PwD is on a horizontal basis. SC, ST & OBC (Non-Creamy Layer) category candidates applying against General (UR)
category post shall be considered under the General (UR) category and no relaxation in Upper Age Limit and online application fee is applicable to them.
ii. Age relaxation to Ex-Servicemen/Dependants of those who died in riots of 1984 (Dependants 1984/Dependants of Defence Persons killed in Action (DODPKIA) will be as per the DoPT guidelines.
iii. Relaxations for employees of Coal India Limited or its Subsidiary companies applying online against the advertisement will be as per the rules of the company i.e. no age limit and no application fee.
iv. For getting benefits of reservation under OBC category:
(a) The name of caste and community of the candidate must appear in the “Central List of Other backward Classes”.
(b) The candidates must not belong to the Creamy layer.
(c) The candidates need to furnish their latest OBC Certificate as per the format prescribed by Govt. of India.
For getting benefits of reservation under EWS category, the candidates:
(a) Should not be covered under the scheme of reservation for SC’s, STs, and OBC and his/her family has a gross annual income below Rs. 8.00 Lakhs (Rupees Eight Lakhs Only). Income shall include income from all sources i.e. salary, agriculture, business, profession, etc. for the financial year prior to the year of application. Also, persons whose family owns or possesses any of the following assets shall be excluded from being identified as EWS, irrespective of the family income: –
1) 5 acres of agricultural land and above;
2) Residential Flat of 1000 Sq. Ft and above;
3) Residential Plot of 100 Sq. Yards and above in notified municipalities;
4) Residential Plot of 200 Sq. yards and above in areas other than the Notified Municipalities.

(b) The property held by a “Family” in different locations or different places/ cities would be clubbed while applying the land or property holding test to determine EWS Status.
(c) The term “Family” for this purpose will include the person who seeks benefits of reservation, his/her parents and siblings below the age of 18 years as also his/her spouse and children below the age of 18 years.
(d) The benefit of reservation under EWS can be availed upon production of an Income and Asset Certificate issued by Competent Authority. The Income and Asset Certificate & Caste Certificate issued by any one of the following authorities in the prescribed format as given in Annexure-I shall only be accepted as proof of candidate’s claim as belonging to
1) District Magistrate/ Additional District magistrate/ Collector/ Deputy Commissioner/ Additional Deputy Commissioner/ 1st Class Stipendiary Magistrate/ Sub Divisional Magistrate/ Taluka Magistrate/ Executive Magistrate/ Extra Assistant Commissioner.
2) Chief Presidency Magistrate/ Additional Chief Presidency Magistrate/ Presidency Magistrate.
3) Revenue Officer not below the rank of Tehsildar and
4) Sub-Divisional Officer of the area where the candidate and /or his family normally resides.
(e) The crucial date for submitting income and asset certificate by the candidate may be treated as the closing date for receipt of an application for the post, except in cases where the crucial date is fixed otherwise.


COMPENSATION / PAY: Selected candidates will be placed as Management Trainee in E-2 Grade in the scale of pay of ` 50,000 – 1, 60,000/- at the initial Basic of ` 50,000/- per month during the training period. On successful and satisfactory completion of 1-year training period and passing the test conducted for the purpose, regularization will be in E-3 Grade in the scale of pay of ` 60,000 – 1,80,000/- at the initial Basic of ` 60,000/- with probation for 1 year, if not extended. Besides Basic pay, candidates will also be entitled to Dearness Allowance, HRA, perquisites and allowances under cafeteria approach and other allowances including Performance Related Pay (PRP) as applicable for the post. Benefits such as Leave, Medical facilities, CMPF, CMPS, Gratuity, CIL Executive Defined Contribution Pension Scheme etc. will be admissible as per extant rules of the company. The actual remuneration may vary depending on place of posting, financial performance of the Company and also performance rating of


Candidates may be posted anywhere in Subsidiary companies including Coalfield areas. Only candidates willing to serve anywhere in India need apply.

Appointed candidates are required to serve the company for a minimum period of 60 months from the date of joining the company. The candidates will be required to execute a service agreement bond of ` 3 Lakhs (Rupees Three Lakhs) plus GST as applicable for the same at the time of joining.


Before the appointment, the selected candidates will have to undergo Initial Medical Examination (IME) by the company’s Medical Committee, as per the Medical Attendance Rules of the company. The decision of the Medical Committee will be final and binding. The candidates are advised to go through the CIL’s Medical Attendance Rule available on CIL’s website and ensure that they meet the medical/physical standard to avoid any disappointment in IME.

The decision of Chairman CIL in all matters relating to eligibility, acceptance or rejection of applications, penalty for false information, mode of selection, selection and posting of selected candidates will be final and binding on the candidates and no inquiry/correspondence will be entertained in this regard.

General Manager (Personnel / Recruitment)
Coal India Limited “Coal Bhawan”
Premise No. 04 MAR, Plot No. AF-III, Action Area – 1A,
New Town, Rajarhat, Kolkata – 700156


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