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Exam Highlights
  • Exam Name
    ONGC Recruitment Exam
  • Mode of Conduction
    written test or computer-based test
  • Exam Duration
    3 hours
  • Official Website
  • Total Marks
  • Total No. of Questions
  • Marking Scheme
    No negative marking
Eligibilty Criteria

The Oil and Natural Gas Corporation has set up an eligibility criteria for applying. Here are the following criteria:

Educational Qualification

Here is the post-wise education qualification details listed in the table given below:

Posts Education Qualification
HR Executive
  • Candidates with an MBA with specialisation in Personnel Management/HRD/HRM with a minimum of 60 per cent marks can apply.
  • Candidates with a post-graduate degree in Personnel Management/IR/Labour Welfare with a minimum of 60 per cent marks can also apply.
  • Minimum 2 years full-time post-graduate diploma in PM/IR/Labour Welfare with minimum of 60 per cent marks can also apply in this recruitment drive.
  • PGDM from IIM with a minimum of 60 per cent marks is eligible to apply.
Public Relations Officer
  • Candidates with a Postgraduate degree with a minimum of 2 years diploma in public relations can apply.
  • Candidates with a Postgraduate degree in journalism/mass communication with a minimum of 60 per cent marks can also apply.

Age Limit

Here is the category-wise maximum age limit details listed in the table given below:

Category Maximum Age Limit
Unreserved / EWS 30 years
OBC (NCL) 33 years
SC / ST 35 years
Ex-servicemen 35 years
  • Up to 40 years of age for general class
  • Up to 43 years of age for OBC class
  • Up to 45 years of age for SC/ST class

Medical Conditions

Candidates are selected after the medical examination. Below is the medical criteria for the applying listed:

Medical Condition Remarks
Complete or Partial Color Blindness Acceptable to HR Executive post
Max. Myopia: -4.00 D Max. Hypermetropia: +4.00 D Acceptable to all posts
Candidates above 20 years of age

  • Max. Myopia
  • Max. Hypermetropia
Acceptable to all posts
Congenital Night Blindness Not acceptable to posts
Exam Pattern

The ONGC exam will consist of three subjects such as concerned subjects, Aptitude Tests and General Awareness. The aspirants will have to appear either for written test or computer based test.

  • ONGC Exam type (Question pattern): Objective type and multiple choice questions.
  • Duration of time: 3 hours.
  • There will be no negative marking in case of marking wrong answers.
  • Kindly note it down that the questions of the General Awareness paper will be the Civil Service standards.
  • The Aptitude test consists of the Verbal/Non-verbal questions and Reading Comprehension.

Go through the following table to get an idea about the ONGC Exam Pattern 2022:

Part Name of Subject Number of Questions
I Concerned Subjects 80
II General Awareness 40
III Quantitative Aptitude & Reasoning 30
- Total 150

Before appearing for the exam, the candidates should have a detailed knowledge on the ONGC syllabus and important topics. Here in the below mentioned section, the subject wise details has been discussed:

Concerned Subjects Reasoning General Awareness Aptitude
  • Microbiology
  • Medicine
  • Physiology
  • Pharmacology
  • pediatrics
  • Orthopedics
  • Ophthalmology
  • Biochemistry
  • Dental
  • ENT
  • FMT
  • Skin & VD
  • Radio Diagnosis
  • Anatomy
  • Pathology
  • Community Medicine
  • Surgery
  • Psychiatry.
  • Cubes and Dice.
  • Arithmetical Reasoning.
  • Clocks & Calendars.
  • Number Ranking.
  • Statements & Conclusions.
  • Alphabet Series
  • Embedded Figures
  • Coding-Decoding
  • Data Interpretation
  • Number Series
  • Syllogism
  • Decision Making,
  • Analogies
  • Non-Verbal Series
  • Directions
  • Mirror Images
  • Statements & Arguments
  • Blood Relations.
  • Current Affairs.
  • Indian Economy
  • General Science.
  • Countries and Capitals.
  • Tourism.
  • Environment
  • Indian Culture
  • Geography
  • Indian Politics.
  • Indian History.
  • Sports.
  • Inventions in the World
  • Science & Technology
  • Heritage.
  • Famous Days & Dates.
  • Indian Parliament.
  • Artists.
  • Sports
  • Culture & Heritage of India
  • Famous Books & Authors.
  • Logarithm
  • Height and Distance.
  • Allegation or Mixture.
  • Probability
  • Decimal Fraction.
  • Pipes and Cistern
  • Numbers
  • Partnership
  • Time and Work
  • Area
  • Average.
  • Chain Rule
  • Simple Interest.
  • Simplification.
  • Time and Distance.
  • Ratio and Proportion.
  • Problems on H.C.F and L.C.M.
  • Compound Interest.
  • Permutation and Combination
  • Square Root and Cube Root
  • Surds and Indices.
  • Races and Games.
  • Volume and Surface Area.
  • Stocks and Shares.
  • Boats and Streams

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