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SAIL Recruitment 2024, Apply Online for 314 OCTT Posts

The Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL) has released the SIL Notification PDF on the official website official website https://www.sail.co.in/. SAIL Inviting online applications from eligible candidates for the recruitment of 314 vacant positions for Operator-cum-Technician Trainee (OCTT) posts in different units/plants & mines. The online registration process for the SAIL Recruitment 2024 is ongoing and candidates can submit their dult filled application forms by 18th March 2024. Detailed information regarding the selection process, application fee, eligibility requirements, etc are mentioned in the article below.

SAIL Notification 2024 PDF

The SAIL Notification PDF against an Advt. No. 01/2024 for the recruitment of 314 vacancies for SAIL OCTT posts in various disciplines has been released by the Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL). The SAIL notification PDF includes every single detail of the recruitment drive specifying the age limits, discipline-wise vacancies, educational qualifications, and more. The OCTT notification PDF is available on the official website of SAIL. A direct link to download the SAIL Notification 2024 PDF has also been provided here below.

SAIL Recruitment 2024 – Overview

The SAIL Recruitment 2024 notification has been announced for various vacancies in different disciplines. Candidates have to apply for the Operator-cum-Technician Trainee (OCTT) posts as per the eligibility requirements prescribed for the respective disciplines. An overview of the SAIL OCTT Vacancy 2024 has been tabulated below.

SAIL Recruitment 2024 – Overview
Organization Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL)
Posts Operator-cum-Technician Trainee (OCTT)
Vacancies 314
Advt. No. 01/2024
Category Government Jobs
Mode of Application Online
Apply Online Dates 26th February to 18th March 2024
Selection Process
  • Computer Based Examination (CBT)
  • Document Verification
Official website https://www.sail.co.in/

SAIL OCTT Recruitment 2024- Important Dates

The SAIL recruitment notification was released by the authorities notifying that the online registration has started on 26th February 2024. The table below has been updated completely for the important dates released for SAIL OCTT Recruitment 2024.

Events Dates
Notification Release Date 22nd February 2024
Online Registration Start Date 26th February 2024
Online Registration End Date 18th March 2024
Last Date to Pay Application Fee To Be Notified
SAIL OCTT Computer-Based Test Date To Be Notified

SAIL OCTT Vacancy 2024

The discipline-wise vacancies have been mentioned in the SAIL Recruitment 2024 PDF. Out of 315 total vacancies, 100 vacancies are for the OCTT Mechanical posts. The table below provides the details of SAIL OCTT vacancies for all the disciplines.

Disciplines Vacancies
OCTT Electronics 8
OCTT Computer/IT 20
OCTT Metallurgy 57
OCTT Draughtsman 2
OCTT Ceramic 6
OCTT Electrical 64
OCTT Instrumentation 39
OCTT Chemical 18
OCTT Mechanical 100
OCTT Civil 10
Total 314

SAIL Recruitment 2024 Apply Online

The online registration link for the SAIL OCTT posts has been activated on the official website of the Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL) https://www.sail.co.in/. Candidates who wish to become Operator-cum-Technician Trainee (OCTT) will get a direct link to apply for the SAIL Recruitment 2024 here. The deadline to apply for the SAIL recruitment is 18th March 2024 as mentioned in the notification PDF.

Steps To Apply For SAIL Recruitment 2024

Before starting the application form, candidates are advised to keep scanned copies of all the necessary documents ready. A step-by-step process to apply for the SAIL OCTT Recruitment 2024 is mentioned here below.

1. Go to the official website of Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL) i.e. sail.co.in.

2. From the top of the homepage, find the ‘Careers’ section and click on it.

3. Now click on the ‘Login’ option available on the screen.

4. Click on the ‘Register Here’ column and select ‘SAIL Units Operation-cum-Technician Trainee’.

5. Candidates will now have to create a login ID (Only )Alphanumeric and solve a maths puzzle for verification. Then click on the ‘check availability’ button.

6.  Now, the candidates have to create a strong password and enter personal details (name, father’s name, e-mail ID, mobile number, category, gender, etc.). Then, save and proceed further.

7. Complete the application process by uploading all the documents and paying the application process.

8. Submit the application form and an Application ID will be generated. Candidates are required to keep the application ID saved with them.

SAIL Recruitment 2024 Application Fees

Candidates have to pay the application fee while filling out the SAIL Vacancy 2024 application form through online payment modes. The fee paid once will not be refunded to the candidates in any situation. The application fees and the processing fees for the candidates belonging to General/OBC/EWS are Rs. 500/-.

SAIL Recruitment 2024 Application Fees
Type Categories Application Fees
Application Fee & Processing Fee EWS Rs. 500/-
Processing Fee ESM Rs. 200/-
Departmental Candidates

SAIL Recruitment 2024 Eligibility Criteria

To become Operator-cum-Technician Trainee in SAIL plant/units, minimum eligibility requirements are to be followed by every candidate. Age limit & educational qualifications are taken into consideration to determine the eligibility of the candidates for the SAIL OCTT posts.

SAIL OCTT Educational Qualification (18/03/2024)

The candidates applying for any of the OCTT disciplines must have done matriculation with a 3-year diploma in the respective discipline as on 18/03/2024 they are applying. Check the complete educational qualifications for SAIL OCTT Recruitment 2024 from the table below.

SAIL OCTT Educational Qualification   
Disciplines Educational Qualification
OCTT Electronics Matriculation with 3 years (full time) Diploma in Electronics / Electrical & Electronics / Electronics & Telecommunication / Electronics & Communication / Electronics & Instrumentation Engineering from Govt. a recognized university/institute.
OCTT Computer/IT Matriculation with 3 years (full time) Diploma in Computer Science / Information Technology Engineering from Govt. a recognized university/institute.
OCTT Metallurgy Matriculation with 3 years (full time) Diploma in Metallurgy Engineering from a recognized university/ institute.
OCTT Draughtsman Matriculation with 3 years full-time Diploma in Civil Engineering / Electrical Engineering / Mechanical Engineering / Architectural Assistantship from Govt. recognized institute and 01 (one) year experience as Draughtsman/ Design Assistant having worked in AUTOCAD system for drawing preparation in Industrial/ commercial establishment.
OCTT Ceramic Matriculation with a 3-year Diploma in Ceramic Engineering (full-time) from Government government-recognized university/institute.
OCTT Electrical Matriculation with 3 years (full time) Diploma in Electrical / Electrical & Electronics Engineering from Govt. a recognized university/institute.
OCTT Instrumentation Matriculation with 3 years (full time) Diploma in Instrumentation / Instrumentation & Electronics / Instrumentation & Control / Instrumentation & Automation Engineering from Govt. a recognized university/ institute.
OCTT Chemical Matriculation with 3 years (full time) Diploma in Chemical Engineering from Govt. government-recognized university/institute.
OCTT Mechanical Matriculation with 3 years (full time) Diploma in Mechanical Engineering from Govt. recognized university/ institute
OCTT Civil Matriculation with 3 years (full time) Diploma in Civil Engineering from Govt. government-recognized university/institute.

SAIL OCTT Age Limit (18/03/2024)

Any candidate who is not more than 28 years of age as on 18/03/2024 is eligible to apply for the SAIL Recruitment 2024. Check the table below to know the age limit criteria for OCTT posts.

Particulars    Age Limit
Minimum Age 18 years
Maximum Age 28 years

SAIL OCTT Recruitment 2024 Selection Process

The Steel Authority of India Limited follows a selection process for the selection of candidates for the posts of Operator-cum-Technician Trainee which involves two stages i.e. a computer-based test of 100 questions and document verification.

SAIL OCTT Recruitment 2024 Selection Process
Stages Names Description 
Stage I Computer-Based Test The first stage is the computer-based test which involves objective-type questions. The CBT exam will be covered for a total of 1 hour 30 minutes.
Stage II Document Verification Candidates who pass the computer-based test will have to get their documents verified at this stage. The eligibility of the candidates is tested at this stage.

SAIL Recruitment 2024 Exam Pattern

To prepare a proper study plan for the SAIL OCTT computer-based test, candidates have to go through the exam pattern. The exam will be conducted for a total duration of 90 minutes and includes 100 MCQs.

  • The SAIL OCTT Computer-Based Test will include 100 objective-type questions.
  • The exam will be conducted for a total of 100 marks.
  • There will be a negative marking in the CBT exam i.e. 0.25 marks will be deducted for each wrong answer.
  • For every correct answer, candidates will get 1 mark in the SAIL OCTT exam.
SAIL Recruitment 2024 Exam Pattern 
Subjects/Sections No. of Questions Marks Total Duration
Reasoning 15 15 90 minutes
Verbal Ability 10 10
Quantitative Aptitude 15 15
General Knowledge 10 10
Relevant Diploma Engineering Stream 50 50
Total 100 100

SAIL OCTT Recruitment 2024 Syllabus

The syllabus for the SAIL OCTT computer-based test includes various subjects such as general knowledge, verbal ability, quantitative aptitude, reasoning, and questions relevant to the engineering stream (Civil/Mechanical/Electrical/Chemical, etc.). The topics to prepare for the SAIL exam are mentioned in the table below.

SAIL OCTT Recruitment 2024 Syllabus 
Subjects/Sections Topics
  • Arithmetical Reasoning
  • Cubes and Dice
  • Embedded Figures
  • Statements & Arguments
  • Decision Making
  • Mirror Images
  • Analogy
  • Blood Relations
  • Directions
  • Number Series
  • Data Interpretation
  • Clocks & Calendars
  • Coding-Decoding
  • Number Ranking
  • Non-Verbal Series
  • Syllogism
  • Alphabet Series
  • Statements & Co
Verbal Ability
  • Ratio and Proportion
  • Percentages
  • Interest
  • Basic arithmetical operations
  • The Relationship Between Numbers
  • Averages
  • Mensuration
  • Use of Tables and Graphs
  • Ratio and Time
  • Discount
  • Profit and Loss
  • Time and Distance
  • Space Visualization
  • Decimals and Fractions
  • Computation of Whole Numbers
  • Relationship Concepts
  • Time and Work
  • Judgment
  • Analogies
  • Trigonometry
  • Algebra
  • Geometry
  • Analysis
  • Decision Making
  • Non-Verbal Series
  • Number Systems
  • Statistics
  • Arithmetic
  • Verbal and Figure Classification
  • Arithmetical Number Series
  • Problem-Solving
Quantitative Aptitude
  • Time and Distance
  • Blood Relations
  • Height and Distance
  • Chain Rule
  • Clocks & Calendars
  • Logarithm
  • Pipes and Cistern
  • Allegation or Mixture
  • Average
  • Ratio and Proportion
  • Problems on Ages
  • Probability
  • Surds and Indices
  • Compound Interest
  • Volume and Surface Area
  • Data Interpretation
  • Area
  • Simple Interest
  • Decimal Fraction
  • H.C.F and L.C.M
  • Square Root and Cube Root
  • Simplification
  • Permutation and Combination
General Knowledge
  • History of India
  • Polity
  • Geography
  • Indian Economy
  • Arts and Culture
  • Science and Technology
  • Current Events
  • Sports
  • Political Awareness
  • Countries & Capitals
  • Recent Appointments
  • Important Organizations
  • Prominent Personalities
  • Awards and Honors
  • Important Books and Authors
Mechanical Engineering
  • Engineering Mechanics
  • Engineering Mathematics
  • Strength of Materials
  • Thermodynamics
  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Theory of Machines
  • Turbomachinery
  • Machine Design
  • Heat and Mass Transfer
  • Refrigeration and air-conditioning
  • Production Processes
  • Building Material
  • Soil Mechanics
  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Engineering Mechanics
  • Transportation Engineering
  • Construction Technology
  • Surveying
  • Costing and Estimation
  • Hydraulics
  • Geotechnical Engineering
  • Highway Engineering
Chemical Engineering
  • Chemical Processes
  • Instrumentation and Process Control
  • Process Calculations & Thermodynamics
  • Fluid Mechanics and Mechanical Operations
  • Chemical Reactions
  • Chemical Technology
  • Plant Design and Economics
  • Heat & Mass Transfer
Electrical Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering Materials
  • Electrical Machines
  • Electrical Measurements & Measuring Instruments
  • Control System
  • Analog Circuits/ Electronics
  • Digital Electronics
  • Power Electronics & Drives
  • Power Systems
  • Electrical Basics
  • Network Theory
  • Signals and Systems
Electronics & Communication
  • Basic Electronics
  • Signals and Systems
  • VLSI and Embedded Systems
  • Control System
  • Electronics Devices
  • Analog electronic circuits
  • Communication Systems
  • Electronic Communication
  • Digital Signal and Image Processing
  • Semiconductor Theory
  • Circuit Theory

SAIL Recruitment 2024 Salary

After passing both stages of the SAIL Recruitment 2024 selection process, selected candidates have to serve a probation or training period for 2 years. Candidates under the training period will also get a lucrative salary i.e. Rs 16,100/- in the first year and Rs. 18,300/- for the second year. The training period of the SAIL OCTT employees could be increased further for another 2 years.
Once the training period of the OCTT employees is over, they are considered to be regular employees of Steel Authority of India Limited. The salary that an employee receives after the final selection as Operation-cum-Technician Trainee ranges from Rs. 26,600-3% to Rs. 38920/-.

SAIL OCTT Recruitment 2024 Salary
Particulars  Pay
Training Period First year: Rs.16,100/-
Second year: Rs.18,300/-
Regular Employee (S-3 Grade) Rs. 26,600-3% to Rs. 38920/-

SAIL Recruitment 2024- FAQs

Q1: How many vacancies have been announced through SAIL Recruitment 2024?

A total of 314 vacancies have been announced through SAIL OCTT Recruitment.

Q2: What are the online registration dates for the SAIL OCTT Recruitment 2024?

The dates for the online registration of SAIL OCTT posts are 26th February-18th March 2024.

Q3: What is the salary of SAIL OCTT during the first year of training period?

The salary of SAIL OCTT during the first year of training period is Rs. 16,100/-

Q4: What is the minimum age limit for SAIL OCTT Vacancy 2024

The minimum age limit for SAIL OCTT posts is 18 years.

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