ONGC recruitment through CLAT 2017

ONGC recruitment through CLATONGC recruitment through CLAT 2017 – Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited has announced online application form for recruitment of Legal Advisors on May 5, 2017. The ONGC had issued notification for recruitment of assistant legal advisors through CLAT 2017 in February. Candidates applying for postgraduate programmes through Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) can fill application form for ONGC recruitment as well. ONGC, a ‘Maharatna’ Public Sector Enterprise (PSU) has announced general information, sharing an overview of the recruitment through CLAT 2017. ONGC has announced the PSU recruitment through CLAT (LLM) 2017 for filling vacant positions of Assistant Legal Advisor (ALA) E1 Level. ONGC will be recruiting the CLAT 2017 postgraduate law programmes (LLM) candidates on the basis of their law admission test scores. Moreover, it should be noted that only scores of CLAT 2017 will be taken into account and not that of the previous years. The ONGC will shortlist candidates on CLAT 2017 scores and will be invited for interview after which a final merit list will be published by ONGC for filling the ALA vacancy. The interested candidates can check here recruitment process of ONGC through CLAT including eligibility criteria, application procedure, and selection method.

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ONGC recruitment through CLAT 2017: Details of posts



Number of vacant posts*


Unreserved/ General











*The positions are vacant at E1 level for Assistant Legal Advisors in ONGC


ONGC recruitment through CLAT 2017: Important dates


Events of ONGC recruitment through CLAT 2017

Important dates


Last date of online registration of CLAT 2017

March 31, 2017


ONGC 2017 recruitment application begins

May 5, 2017


Conduct of online CLAT 2017

May 14, 2017


ONGC 2017 recruitment application ends

May 25, 2017

ONGC recruitment through CLAT 2017: Application form


Candidates need to apply for ONGC recruitment through CLAT 2017 by filling the online application to be given in this page. Candidates can follow the below mentioned application process for ONGC recruitment 2017 through CLAT.

  1. Click on the ONGC recruitment 2017 application form (to be provided below)

  2. Enter various details in the required application field including CLAT 2017 application number, name, e-mail id and mobile number.

  3. Obtain ONGC 2017 recruitment registration number as mailed in the registered e-mail account and fill the ONGC (Assistant Legal Advisor) recruitment application form 2017.

  4. Once the necessary details in ONGC 2017 application form (Assistant Legal Advisor/ ALA) have been filled, submit the form by clicking on ‘Submit’ button.

  5. Save a copy of the filled ONGC 2017 ALA recruitment application form for future correspondences.

ONGC 2017 application form – Click here to apply for ONGC India Limited Executive Trainee (Law) recruitments or Apply through the official window below


ONGC recruitment through CLAT 2017: General information

  1. Candidates require filling ONGC online application form for the PSU recruitment through CLAT 2017.

  2. Candidates applying for ONGC Limited need to have registered mandatorily for CLAT 2017.

  3. Candidates require providing an active e-mail id and a mobile number (the same as given for CLAT 2017 applications) as future communication regarding PSU recruitment will be made on these only.

  4. Candidates need to fulfil eligibility criteria for ONGC recruitment through CLAT 2017 else the candidature may get cancelled.

  5. Candidates employed in PSUs and Government departments will be required to produce ‘No Objection Certificate’ at the time of interview.

  6. The shortlisted candidates for interview rounds will have to bring their CLAT score cards at the venue.

  7. The candidates belonging to Non-Creamy Layer (NCL) of OBC category will only be entitled for reservation benefits.

  8. Candidates belonging to reserved categories including SC/ST/OBC-NCL/PwD will need to bring their respective certificates at the interview.

  9. Final appointment of candidates will be subjected to passing of the Company’s Medical Examination as per the standards laid down under ONGC’s Medical Examination of Employees Rules, 1996.

ONGC recruitment through CLAT 2017: Eligibility Criteria


Candidates need to read eligibility criteria of ONGC before filling the application form for recruitment through CLAT. The eligibility criteria for ONGC recruitment is different from that furnished by Chanakya National Law University Patna and CLAT Committee but it mentions the required minimum academic qualification, essential qualification and age limit besides the minimum passing marks required for filling ONGC Assistant Legal Advisors recruitment 2017 application form.


Academic Qualification

  1. Candidates should have a full time Bachelor’s Degree in LLB or equivalent either after pursuing five-year integrated or three-year law programme. The LLB degree programme should be recognised by UGC/ AICTE and BCI.

  2. Those who are in the final year of their LLB degree programme can also apply for ONGC recruitment through CLAT 2017. However, they will have to provide their LLB degree marks sheet and course completion on or before July 15, 2017, failing which will lead to cancellation of their candidature.

Essential Qualification

  1. Candidates applying through CLAT 2017 for ONGC recruitment against Assistant Legal Advisors (ALA) positions need to have passed the LLB degree (3-year or 5-year integrated) with at least 60% marks.

  2. The percentage of marks will be calculated in aggregate of all semesters.

  3. In case of marks awarded in CGPA/ OGPA/ CPI/ DGPA or Letter Grade, the equivalent percentage of marks should be indicated in the ONGC 2017 recruitment application form. Moreover, candidates will also need to submit a certificate from the University at the time of interview.

  4. The advocates practicing in courts with three years and more experience can also apply for ONGC ALA recruitment 2017.

Age Conditions

Candidates can find the table below for upper age limit as specified by ONGC India Limited admissible for each of the categories.



Maximum age limit for ONGC recruitment through CLAT*


Unreserved/ General

30 years



33 years



35 years



35 years


PwD (degree of disability 40% or more)

40 years


OBC candidates under PwD

43 years


OBC candidates under SC

45 years


OBC candidates under ST

45 years


Departmental candidates

Extended age relaxation to the extent of their services in ONGC


Ex-Service men (General/ OBC/ SC/ ST)

35 years

*Age as on January 1, 2017


ONGC recruitment through CLAT 2017: Selection Process

  • The eligible candidates will need to fill CLAT application form 2017.

  • Once CLAT 2017 results have been announced, the candidates will be shortlisted for the next stage of ONGC (Assistant Legal Advisor) recruitment 2017 on the basis of their CLAT scores 2017.

  • In the second stage of ONGC recruitment, candidates will have to appear for Interview.

  • ONGC India Limited will accept only scores of CLAT 2017.

  • The final selection for Assistant Legal Advisor position in ONGC through CLAT 2017 will be made after considering the marks obtained in Common Law Admission Test as per CLAT results 2017, educational qualification, and performance in interview conducted by ONGC.

ONGC recruitment through CLAT 2017: Break-tie in merit list


If candidates have obtained equal marks in CLAT 2017, there arises a tie in merit list for ONGC recruitment through CLAT 2017. In such case, the tie will be broken in the manner and process as mentioned below.

  1. Overall performance, i.e., Weightage of CLAT score added to marks obtained in interview (CLAT score + ONGC interview marks).

  2. If total marks and overall performance is equal, then age will be considered where preference will be given to older candidates.

ONGC recruitment through CLAT 2017: Official notification



About ONGC India Limited


ONGC India Limited (ONGC) is a ‘Maharatna’ Public Sector Undertaking and is majorly engaged in exploration and production of oil and gas in India and abroad.


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