2017 Applications open for appointment of HPCL Lube Distributors in Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh

Want to know how to become a distributor of Hindustan Petroleum lubricants? This article provides information of the latest HPCL notification for appointing Lube Distributors in Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh. Know the eligibility requirements and application process.

Hindustan Petroleum Coroporation Limited (HPCL) has a wide variety of lubricant brands, including HP Milcy Turbotech, HP Milcy Turbostar, HP Laal Ghoda, etc. From time to time, HPCL issues advertisements in leading local and national newspapers to appoint Lube Distributors, with details of location, district, expected minimum volume, etc. One such advertisement has been issued today in Hindustan Times (Mumbai edition, 1st December 2017, page 18), which states that HPCL would like to appoint Lube Distributors for selling HP lubricants and greases in the market at various locations in Mumbai, Ahmednagar and Jalna Districts of Maharashtra and in Shajapur and Singrauli in Madhya Pradesh.

You can submit more than one application, but should submit separate applications for each distributorship if you meet all eligibility criteria for individual locations. Note that once you are selected for the Lube Distributorship, you will be a full time working HPCL Lube Distributor.

Locations and Expected monthly volume


  1. Base Location at Kandivali, Mumbai:
    Area of operation: Kandivali, Borivali, Dahisar, Mira Road and Bhayandar.
    Expected volume per month: 25KL
    HPCL Regional Office Address: HPCL, Lube RO, WZTC, 3.4 S.V. & Turner Road junction, Bandra (West), Mumbai - 400050.
    For queries contact: Neeraj Sing Rana - 9993168040; Email: neerajsingh@hpcl.in

  2. Base Location at Chembur, Mumbai:
    Area of operation: GTB Nagar (Harbouur) to Mankhurd.
    Expected volume per month: 20KL
    HPCL Regional Office Address: same as above.
    For queries contact: Fouslya A. - 9987868269; Email: fouslya.a@hpcl.in

  3. Base location at Ahmednagar:
    Area of operation: Ahmednagar City
    Expected volume per month: 20KL
    HPCL Regional Office Address:HPCL, Lube RO, 3/C, Dr.Ambedkar Road, next to Nehru Memorial Hall Camp, Pune - 411001.
    For queries contact: Rakesh Pratap Singh - 8959596226; Email: rakeshpsingh@hpcl.in

  4. Base location at Jalna:
    Area of operation: Jalna and Beed
    Expected volume per month: 15KL
    HPCL Regional Office Address: same as for Ahmednagar City.
    For queries contact: Suresh Kumar - 8238004896; Email: sureshkumar@hpcl.in

Madhya Pradesh

  1. Base location at Shajapur:
    Area of operation: Shajapur and Rajgarh
    Expected volume per month: 15KL
    HPCL Regional Office Address: HPCL, DSRO, Gautam Nagar, PO Govindpura, Bhopal - 462013.
    For queries contact: Sumit Kumar - 9479618190/0755-2583839; Email: sumitkumar@hpcl.in.

  2. Base location at Singrauli:
    Area of operation: Sidhi and Singrauli.
    Expected volume per month: 20KL
    HPCL Regional Office Address: same as for Shajapur.
    For queries contact: Hamsi Iyer - 7772943585; Email: Hamsi.Iyer@hpcl.in

Note: The expected volume mentioned in KL above is HPCL's minimum expectation from the Distributor for the location given.

Eligibility requirements

You should be of Indian nationality. Those who can apply are: an individual, a proprietorship firm or a partnership firm or a registered co-operative society or a Limited company (both public and private). Those who have any terminated dealership / distributorship from HPCL cannot apply. Those having their own Lubes or Greases manufacturing facility are also ineligible to apply.

Other criteria is as follows -
  1. Educational qualification: Minimum pass in Matriculation / SSC or recognized equivalent.
    Preference will be given for qualified professionals.

  2. Age criteria: You should be not less than 21 years of age and not more than 60 years of age as on the first day of the month of the advertisement.

  3. Financial status: You must have a strong financial background, with the ability to generate a minimum of Rs.50 lakhs in working capital on continuous basis for Maharashtra & Rs. 25 lakhs for Madhya Pradesh.

  4. Experience: Ideally, you should have some professional experience in the management of a distribution network in the field of Lubricants / FMCG / Tyres / Batteries / Auto Spares or any business related to these fields.

  5. General skills: It is necessary to have knowledge of the current local market. You must have excellent business acumen with requisite skills in sales and marketing, being able to manage a sales force & generate good leads. Technical competence would also be required.

  6. Basic site infrastructure: You should have an office (min. 150sq. ft. , either owned or rented or leased) and a covered Godown (min. 500sq. ft., either owned or rented or leased) at a prominent place which is located near Lube markets. In case you do not currently have such a site, you should have the capability to provide for one within 45 days of your selection as a Lube Distributor. You will also be required to have computers with requisite software and broadband Internet connection, a printer & telephone, requisite trucks/tempos, etc. (see official notification for details.)

  7. Personnel requirement: You will need to have office staff, persons to do loading work & sales staff if required.

  8. Other general requirements:
    • You should not have any criminal record. You will be required to submit an affidavit in the prescribed formats as applicable as per type of applicant & attach it with your application form.

    • You will also be required to give support of credit worthiness with the requisite certificate as per prescribed format, in case source of funding is a bank loan or a loan from a financial institution.

    • You will be required to attach a signed copy of the Draft Distributorship agreement (after downloading from website) and attach the same along with your application form, as an acceptance of the terms of the agreement.

Please check the official guidelines to know the complete eligibility requirements, including those for Registered Co-operative Society applicants, Limited Company applicants,

How to apply

You must download the application form from the official website after reading the guidelines at: http://www.hplubricants.in/distributor/become-a-cfa-distributor.

You can also obtain the application form in person or by making a written request at the address provided above, as per location.

Complete the application form in all respects and attach all requisite enclosures. Send it to the above-mentioned office address, as per location for which you are seeking appointment as a distributor, on or before 16:00hrs. on 29th December 2017, which is the last date of application submission.

Selection process

If you are found eligible after scrutiny & PQC (pre-qualification) evaluation, then you will be called for an interview. If you are found ineligible, then you will be informed through a regret letter. Weightage for eligibility will be given for Educational Qualifications (10 marks), Personality (10 marks), Professional Experience / Business Ability (30 marks), Capability to provide Infrastructure (15 marks) and Capability to arrange Finances (35 marks).

For any clarification you should contact the Officers as per the contact details given above for queries.

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