Bharat Petroleum Reviews in Mumbai, India

Updated August 19, 2014
Updated August 19, 2014
95 Reviews

3.4
95 Reviews
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S. Varadarajan
7 Ratings

Review Highlights

Pros
  • Good Work life balance and Compensation as per Indian Standards (in 10 reviews)

  • Amazing work culture and work ethics (in 8 reviews)


Cons
  • work life balance missing in marketing; very hectic job (in 6 reviews)

  • Stability the job offers also add to slow career growth (in 4 reviews)

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  1.  

    Was project Trainee. Learnt a lot.

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Project Trainee  in  Mumbai (India)
    Former Employee - Project Trainee in Mumbai (India)

    I worked at Bharat Petroleum as an intern for less than a year

    Pros

    Very helpful peers. Excellent sustainability

    Cons

    Postings and transfers might be a problem

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Typical PSU in the garb of an MNC

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Human Resources Manager  in  Mumbai (India)
    Current Employee - Human Resources Manager in Mumbai (India)

    I have been working at Bharat Petroleum full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Benefits, Easy Going work culture, Laid back attitude, Caring coworkers, Housing Colonies, Good Canteen Food

    Cons

    Little room for creativity, Limited learning opportunity, Very limited growth, Stagnation, PSU culture

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Sooner than later, you will face private competition. Your current style of management will be tested then.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  3.  

    Good

    Current Employee - Senior Manager Business Development  in  Mumbai (India)
    Current Employee - Senior Manager Business Development in Mumbai (India)

    I have been working at Bharat Petroleum full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    This compaany is one of the Govt owned Public Sector Undetakings so job is assured till retirement by and large

    Cons

    Dynamics changes with Govt changes

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    None

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  5.  

    Student Trainee

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Student Trainee  in  Mumbai (India)
    Former Employee - Student Trainee in Mumbai (India)

    I worked at Bharat Petroleum as an intern for less than a year

    Pros

    The people at the company are very helpful. They realize where your talent lies and try to put you on related projects

    Cons

    The company needs to keep with the world technology.

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
  6.  

    Analysis of shell and tube heat exchangers and centrifugal pumps

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Mechanical Engineer Intern  in  Mumbai (India)
    Former Employee - Mechanical Engineer Intern in Mumbai (India)

    I worked at Bharat Petroleum as an intern for less than a year

    Pros

    Amazing work culture and work ethics

    Cons

    Travel to and fro is a bit tedious

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    Really enjoyed working at Bharat Petroleum.Work environment is very friendly and you get enough oppurtunities

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Assistant Manager  in  Mumbai (India)
    Former Employee - Assistant Manager in Mumbai (India)

    I worked at Bharat Petroleum full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Freedom to work and excellent support by seniors and team members

    Cons

    May be few years down the lane career growth becomes little slow as compared to private sector

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    NA

  8.  

    Good company for those who want more time for their families.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Software Developer  in  Mumbai (India)
    Current Employee - Software Developer in Mumbai (India)

    I have been working at Bharat Petroleum full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    You get lot of exposure as comparative to other companies.You will get responsible job (depending on your area of work), will get chance to undergo lots of training (both technical as well as soft skills).

    Cons

    Since its PSU, work culture is bit conservative and not open.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Transparency in promotions is required.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  9.  

    Satisfying and fulfilling

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Assistant Manager  in  Mumbai (India)
    Current Employee - Assistant Manager in Mumbai (India)

    I have been working at Bharat Petroleum full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Good Salary Structure
    Women Friendly mangement

    Cons

    Restricted Career Progression
    Poor work-life balance

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    N/A

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    Quality life and quality work!!

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Deputy Manager  in  Mumbai (India)
    Current Employee - Deputy Manager in Mumbai (India)

    I have been working at Bharat Petroleum full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Work life balance is excellent

    Cons

    Slow changing organization and culture

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  11.  

    Summer Intern for designing and commissioning Renewable Energy Recovery System at corporate office of BPCL,Mumbai

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Technical Consultant  in  Mumbai (India)
    Former Employee - Technical Consultant in Mumbai (India)

    I worked at Bharat Petroleum as an intern for less than a year

    Pros

    ample field work
    good exposure and interaction with vendors
    remmitance
    work hours
    corporate culture
    food :)

    Cons

    inertia of being a PSU
    people at some locations not so motivated

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    keep up the corporate culture and imbibe motivation to speed up productivity

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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