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Indian Oil Reviews

Updated Jun 9, 2019

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Indian Oil CEO Shri R S Butola
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164 Ratings
  1. "One of the best Fortune 500 company to work in"

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    Current Employee - Manager in New Delhi

    I have been working at Indian Oil full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Best work culture Excellent atmosphere to show your potentiality and talent wide opportunities to grow

    Cons

    promotional policy is same for all irrespective of your speciality or talent

    Advice to Management

    Management is good subject to change of mentality of old Management Methods

    Indian Oil2016-11-05
  2. "Job Satisfaction"

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    Current Employee - Designation ­ Assistant Manager 
    Doesn't Recommend

    I have been working at Indian Oil full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    a) fortune 500 company with the biggest setup in the country. lots of things to learn on an self initiative basis. b) lot of freedom to work.

    Cons

    a) remote location posting. transfer at the whims of the management & lack of transperancy. b) not a work culture for the people who are career oriented. total lack of competition.

    Indian Oil2016-05-18
  3. "Great place to work!"

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    Former Employee - Operations Officer in Jalandhar, Punjab

    I worked at Indian Oil for more than a year

    Pros

    1) Great salary 2) Opportunity to train at and move to various IOCL locations all over India

    Cons

    1) Poor work culture. 2) Staff members at field locations are hard to deal with because of their laidback attitude.

    Advice to Management

    Reduce staff workforce at locations as they create more nuisance than doing their job.

    Indian Oil2016-02-05
  4. "Average company"

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    Former Employee - Operations Officer in Bhopal
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at Indian Oil for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Job Security, High Responsibility and Management Experience

    Cons

    Staff Unions, Poor work culture, discrimination based on region and Internal Politics

    Advice to Management

    Improve transparency

    Indian Oil2016-01-28
  5. "Hi"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Indian Oil

    Pros

    very good work environment and work culture

    Cons

    poor pay and not good welfare

    Indian Oil2015-09-17
  6. "Not for Generation Y"

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    Former Employee - Officer Grade A 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at Indian Oil full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Good Perks and benifits considering the work load.

    Cons

    1. Employees are posted to locations against their preferences and has frequent relocation policy. 2. Work culture is of a bygone era and not suitable for Generation Y. 3. Middle Management is not good. 4. No personal growth.

    Advice to Management

    Evolve with the industry.

    Indian Oil2015-04-28
  7. Helpful (1)

    "Experience as Information Systems Officer"

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    Former Employee - Information Systems Officer in Mathura, Uttar Pradesh
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Indian Oil full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Ample free time. May pursue any hobby. Descent salary and loads of benefits. Unlimited medical reimbursement. Friendly environment.

    Cons

    Unbelievably boring work. Bad work culture. Very unstructured work and no growth. In fact people staying there have degraded themselves. Seniors almost have no knowledge in their domain.

    Advice to Management

    Do not recruit top gate rankers for the work you are giving them.

    Indian Oil2014-11-30
  8. "Good learning experience"

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    Current Employee - Operations Officer in Chennai
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Indian Oil full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Best Compensation in the country

    Cons

    Bad work culture, slow growth

    Advice to Management

    Better utilization of man-power

    Indian Oil2014-08-06
  9. "Satisfying"

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    Current Employee - Deputy Manager in Vadodara
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Indian Oil full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Secured Job, Good Work life balance. Takes good care of your dependents

    Cons

    Security, innovative and flexible work culture, Acceptable salaries, Good place to learn and implement your engineering knowledge

    Advice to Management

    Drease the number of transfers. Give more importance to employee preferred locations, Rethink on salary

    Indian Oil2014-04-04
  10. "general Ratings as i feel ..."

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Indian Oil full-time

    Pros

    Work Life bal. as i spend alsomost 6 yrs

    Cons

    work culture i seen in last 6 years ..

    Advice to Management

    need to work on work culture and on creating career opportunities.

    Indian Oil2014-01-02
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