Openings for apprentice training in Hindustan Copper Limited

Are you an ITI pass and looking for a suitable apprenticeship in a public sector company? Hindustan Copper Limited, a renowned Government of India enterprise in the field of copper mining has invited applications for apprenticeships in Fitter and Electrician trade. Learn here the details of the vacancies.

About Hindustan Copper limited

HCL or Hindustan Copper Limited is a public sector enterprise dealing with copper mining and production. It comes directly under the Ministry of Mines, Government of India. Set up in 1967, the company these days produces and markets copper cathodes, copper wire bar, continuous cast copper rods, copper sulphate as well as sulphuric acid. The company has mines and plants that are spread across different states in the country such as Rajasthan, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat, and Maharashtra.

The present requirement for apprentices is for its Taloja Copper Project at Navi Mumbai in Raigarh district of Maharashtra. Continuous Cast Copper Rods are manufactured at this plant. The plant was set up in 1989 with technology from world-renowned Southwire Co. of USA

The candidates by joining here as an apprentice can thus gain valuable experience in the field of copper mining and manufacturing of various downstream copper related products.

Details of the apprenticeships

Hindustan Copper Limited a leading company in the field of copper mining and production has advertised for apprentice training in two trades, Fitter and Electrician. Candidates having requisite qualification are to apply for the same as per the format given in the Notice cum Application Form. The duration of the apprentice training is for a period of one year. The vacancies are at its Copper Project at Taloja in Raigarh district of Maharashtra.

Trade – Fitter
  • Vacancies – 2
  • Educational qualification – Passed class 10 under 10+2 system or its equivalent
  • Technical qualification – Passed ITI in Fitter trade

Trade – Electrician
  • Vacancies - 2
  • Educational qualification – Passed class 10 under 10+2 system or its equivalent with science as one of the subjects
  • Technical qualification – Passed ITI in Electrician trade

Age limit

As on 1st July 2019, the candidate's age should not cross more than 25 years. However, for SC/ST candidates, the age is relaxable by 5 years and for non-creamy layer OBC candidates, 3 years. For physically disabled candidates the age relaxation is 10 years. SC, ST, OBC and PWD candidates need to submit duly certified category certificates along with their application form.

Candidates passed prior to 2017

Even though these vacancies are primarily meant for current passed out students, those who have passed prior to 2017 too may apply. For this, they need to submit an affidavit on a non-judicial stamp paper attested by a magistrate or notary public certifying that neither any apprenticeship or employment has been availed by the candidate during the said period.

How to apply

Prior to applying for the vacancies, the candidates first need to register themselves at the apprenticeship training portal at The registration slip that gets generated need to be submitted along with the application form.

Fill in the application form, as given in the format along with copies of relevant certificates and documents are to be sent by post at the address given below within the due date. Applications that are incomplete or incorrectly filled will get rejected. The documents that need to be submitted along with the application are - true copies of mark sheet, pass certificate and date of birth testimonial. Two self-attested passport-sized photographs and a copy of Aadhaar are to be submitted along with.

Address for communication

Candidates need to send their applications at the following address:
Office of Assistant Manager (HR),
Taloja Copper Project, E33-36, MIDC,
Taloja, District Raigarh, Maharashtra – 410208.

Last date to apply

The applications, complete in all respect, are to reach the Office of Assistant Manager (HR), Taloja Copper Project latest by 15 August 2019.

Selection process

Selections for the apprenticeship will be done through a written test. Candidates qualifying the same will be only considered for appointment.

Period of engagement and stipend

The duration of the apprenticeship is for a period of one year. Beyond that period, Hindustan Copper Limited will be under no obligation to offer employment to any of the candidates. At the end of the period of engagement, the apprenticeship automatically gets terminated. The amount of stipend paid during the apprenticeship will be as per the company rules.

Updates regarding this appointment

Updates or amendments if any will be communicated by Hindustan Copper Limited through its website It is advisable that the candidates keep themselves updated by visiting the above website, from time to time. The notice cum application form is available at the above website in the career section.


Author: Umesh03 Aug 2019 Member Level: Platinum   Points : 2

For the eligible candidates who have already done ITI in Fitter trade or ITI in Electrician trade, doing this apprenticeship will increase the chances of getting jobs in the industry (including in Hindustan Copper). One should try to cash on this opportunity as it is a scholarship based program by Hindustan Copper Limited, a reputed Govt PSU. This is a good opportunity and one should try to get selected in this apprentice training.

Author: Sheo Shankar Jha22 Aug 2019 Member Level: Diamond   Points : 3

For the eligible candidates, it should prove as a boon accepting the apprentice training in the trades mentioned above. There was an indication that one is not likely to get benefits in terms of permanent employment with the completion of training in the fitter trade or the electrician trade for the IIT passed out candidates but the performance of each one is continuously monitored and they maintain a record of performance for each candidate. Any vacancy to come up in the trades as mentioned above are to be filled up with the best performers, though the same is not indicated here.
HCL is a government of India undertaking and pioneer in the field of production of copper and hence is a better platform to receive training.

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