Coal India Recruitment 2018
Updated on Nov 29, 2018 - 11:23 a.m. IST by Gitumoni Baruah

Coal India Recruitment 2018 - Coal India Limited (CIL) recruits thousands of candidates every year for management/engineering/nursing/medical trainees and officers posts. The interested candidates have to fill their application form online. The selection process of Coal India recruitment 2018 involves written test and interview. Candidates will be called for interview based on the performance of the test, work experiences and educational qualification.

Coal India Limited (CIL) is maharatna public sector undertaking, under ministry of Coal, Government of India. CIL is the single largest coal producing company in the world and one of the largest corporate employers of the country with manpower of 3.2 lakhs approximately. It operates 413 mines in 82 mining areas across eight states in India (West Bengal, Jharkhand, Orissa, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Uttar Pradesh & Assam).

Every year, Coal India Limited offers opportunity for all eligible candidates through Coal India Recruitment. The recruitment in Coal is done through GATE and non GATE. For advertisements on Coal India vacancy candidates are advised to follow leading national dailies regularly. However, in this article we will provide candidates with all details of Coal recruitment 2018 such as start and end date of application, admit card, exam pattern, syllabus, result and more.

Eligible candidates have to appear in a written test. Based on their performance in the written test, they are further called for group discussion/ group task and interview.

Coal India Recruitment 2018 – Companies

Indian Manufacturer subsidiary companies of Coal India Limited:

  • Eastern Coalfields Limited (ECL)

  • Bharat Coking Coal Limited (BCCL)

  • Central Coalfields Limited (CCL)

  • Western Coalfields Limited (WCL)

  • South Eastern Coalfields Limited (SECL)

  • Northern Coalfields Limited (NCL)

  • Mahanadi Coalfields Limited (MCL)

Coal India Recruitment 2018 – Latest Job Openings

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Advisor (ECL)

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Medical Doctors

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HURL job openings

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Coal India Recruitment 2018 – Overview

Exam Name

Coal India Recruitment

Conducting Body

Coal India Limited (CIL)

Selection Mode

Based on the posts – Online Test/Group Discussion/Interview/Personality Test

Application Form mode


Selection Process

Online test, Personality Test, Technical Interview, Psychometric Test, HR interview, etc.

Coal India Recruitment – Posts 

Coal India Recruitment 2018 will be done for Engineering/IT/Management Trainees and Officers



Medical Doctors

Medical Executives

Trade Apprentices 

Senior Officers (Medicine)


Senior Officers (Nursing)

Management Trainees


Coal India Recruitment – Eligibility


Nationality: Candidates must be a citizen of India only.

Age limit: Candidates applying must be less than 30 years as on specified date. 


  • Reservations and relaxations for SC/ ST/ OBC (Non-Creamy Layer) / PWD (Degree of Disability 40% or above) candidates will be provided as per guidelines of Govt. of India for the purpose.

  • Relaxations for employees of Coal India Limited or its Subsidiary companies applying against advertisement will be as per the rules of the company i.e. no age limit and no application fee.

  • Age relaxataion for Ex-Servicemen category candidates is applicable as per Government of India

  • The age relaxation for reserved category candidates are as follows:



Age Relaxation (Years)


5 years


5 years


3 years








Coal India Recruitment 2018 – Application Process

Before starting to fill-up the online application, keep ready with you the following details/documents/information ready:

  • E-mail id (valid at least for one year)

  • Mobile number (valid at least for one year)

  • Personal and educational qualification details

  • Details of debit card/credit card/net banking for making fee (Rs. 1000 for general category and obc creamy layer and non creamy layer, as applicable)

  • Scanned copy of recent photograph (not more than 3 weeks old in jpg/jpeg format)

  • Scanned copy of signature with blank ink pen ( in jpg/jpeg format)


Documents (scanned) required at the time of online application process:

1. Documentary proof of date of birth (matriculation/10 th /12 th /hsc ,certificate)

2. Final/provisional degree/certificate for graduation &post graduation, as applicable

3. Caste certificate in respect of reserved categories in prescribed proforma (obc non Creamy layer, sc/st)

4. Pwd certificate in case of persons with disability candidates in prescribed format

5. Service certificate in case of ex-servicemen

6. Scribe certificate, if applicable ( may be downloaded during filling-up of application)

7. Declaration from recognized non creamy layer status in respect of obc (ncl)

Candidates in prescribed format

8. Certificate in the prescribed format issued by the competent authority in respect of J&K Domicile

Application Process:

  • The application for ONGC recruitment can be filled online

  • Visit CIL website and Click Apply Online button

  • Read Important Instructions and Click on ‘I Agree’ Button

  • Register by filling up necessary details (discipline opted, name, original category, applied category, PwD category, Mobile No. and e-mail ID and click on Submit Button)

  • User ID & password will be sent to registered e-mail and mobile number

  • Candidates have to login into their account by entering user ID and password received through e-mail

  • Fill up application form and upload photo, signature and relevant documents

  • Check preview of the application form and make corrections, if any

  • Press Submit Button

  • Make payment through Debit Card/Debit Card/Net Banking (if applicable)

  • Take a print out of application form and payment acknowledge slip

  • Please do not send hard copy document to the officials


Coal India Recruitment 2018 – Important Points

  • Only Indian nationals can apply for ICL recruitment

  • No modifications are allowed after candidate submits the online application form 

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