CIL MT FAQs – (2020-2021)



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CIL MT FAQs – 2020 – Here we will update all the frequently asked questions related to CIL MT 2019 examination. These questions are based on very basic knowledge but sometimes candidates be confused in these questions. So, Here we created a page for providing information related to these queries about CIL MT 2019 examination.

(1) Before Filling Application Form
(2) During Filling Application Form
(3) CIL MT 2019 Examination
(4) CIL MT 2019 Admit Card
(5) CIL MT 2019 Question Paper
(6) CIL MT 2019 Result
(7) After CIL MT 2019 examination

Q.1. In  my  application  form  my surname  is  appearing  first then my name .
A.1. In your application your Surname will be first followed by your name.

Q.2. What is Discipline Code in MT Advertisement?
A.2. For the post of Management Trainee, there are 18 disciplines. Different codes are allotted for each discipline which has been mentioned in the detailed Advertisement, available on CIL Website.

Q.3. How do I apply for a post/discipline?
A.3. For each post/discipline, there will be an “Apply Online” link. Candidates  will  get  2-page  important  instructions  to  read  and  for accepting the terms & conditions by clicking (√) I Agree Check-box given  below  and  press  the  START  Button. Registration page  will open for online application process.

Filling-up of applications have been explained in the Step(s) provided at Point No. 10 in detailed advertisement.

Q.4. How do  I register  for the online application?
A.4. You will have to register by filling-up discipline, name, original category,  applying  category,  PWD  category,  mobile  number  and valid e-mail ID for the online application process.  After registration, the other steps are to be completed as per the guidelines given in the detailed advertisement.

The name/e-mail id/mobile number provided at the time of registration  cannot  be  changed  or  corrected  throughout  the application process. Please fill-up your name and other details correctly as per your educational certificates.

Q.5. What if I do not have an e-mail Id and mobile number?
A.5. It is mandatory to have a valid e-mail id and mobile number since all the future communication will be sent to the candidates including e-admit card, interview letter, etc.

Q.6. What if I forget my log-in Id and password or  want to change them in future?
A.6. The name and e-mail id provided at the time of registration cannot be changed or corrected throughout the recruitment process. If you provide a valid and active e-mail id at the time of registration, Application sequence no., user ID & Password will be mailed to that e-mail address. You may check it in your e-mail for future reference.

However, by filling-up necessary details as required by the System, the candidate may access the same clicking ‘Forgot Password’.

Q.7. Can  I  apply  for  more  than one  discipline  against  one advertisement if I am eligible for Multiple disciplines?
A.7. No, candidate can apply for one discipline only. Application of candidates applying for more than one discipline will summarily be rejected. In case of multiple applications by a single candidate, the last applications would be considered as final and all other applications made prior to the last one, shall be treated as null and void.

Q.8. How  do  I  know  that  I  am eligible for the post/ discipline?
A.8. You can see the eligibility criteria for all the posts/ disciplines from the  detailed advertisement  by  clicking  on  the “View  Details  (Full Advertisement)” link provided on our website.

Q.9. Are there any relaxations provided for SC/ST/OBC/PWD etc. category candidates?
A.9. Yes. You can view the respective relaxations  from  the detailed advertisement by clicking on the “View Details (Full Advertisement)” link.

In  case  there  is  no  vacancy  under SC/ST/OBC-NCL  category,  the eligible candidates may apply against General(UR) Category however no relaxation in age/marks shall be available to them.

Q.10. How do I apply for a post/discipline if I am an employee of Coal India?
A.10. Internal/Departmental candidates (employees of CIL & Subsidiary Companies) are  also  eligible  to  apply  through  the  online  system  if they are eligible for the post/discipline. Please note that in the online application form you have the option to indicate whether you belong to CIL/Subsidiary of CIL and fill the details accordingly and as per requirement of on-line application form.

Q.11. How do I pay the application fee?
A.11. For General(UR) and OBC(Non-Creamy Layer) Category of candidates are required to pay a non-refundable Application fee of Rs.  1,000/- (Rupees  One  Thousand  Only) through  On-line  mode  i.e. Debit Card/Credit Card/Net Banking.

There will not be any other mode of payment of application fee.  In case a candidate deposits the fee in any wrong account or through any other mode, CIL will not be responsible for the same.

Fee once paid will neither be refunded nor adjusted against future recruitments  under  any  circumstances.  Candidates  are  therefore advised to verify their eligibility before applying.

Q.12. Can  I  save  my  application while applying for the post/discipline?
A.12. The  online  application  form  is  divided  in  different  sections.  After filling the details in each section, please click on the “Next” button at  the  end  in  order  to  save  the  information  filled  and  move  to  the subsequent section. If you are not able to complete the entire form in a single attempt, you can log in again and continue filling from the last saved status and complete the rest of the sections.

Please note that application cannot be submitted after the last date/time, as mentioned in the advertisement.

Q.13. What do I do after submitting the Application Form?
A.13. After submitting, candidates can take print out of the application for future record. Candidate will receive message on successful receipt of On-line application.

Q.14. What are the documents that I need to upload along with my online application?
A.14. While  applying  On-line,  candidate  needs  to  upload  the  following valid documents:

a) Scanned copy of the recent passport size colour photograph (not older  than  3  weeks).  Candidates  should  ensure  that  the  same photograph is used throughout this recruitment process.
b) Scanned signature with Black ink Pen.
c) Documentary proof of Date of Birth (Matriculation 10th / 12th /HSC Certificate)
d) Final/Provisional Degree/Certificate for Graduation and Post-Graduation, as applicable
e) Caste Certificate in  respect  of  reserved  categories  (OBC  Non Creamy Layer, SC/ST).
f) PWD Certificate in case of Persons with Disability in prescribed format.
g) Service Certificate in case of Ex-servicemen.
h) Scribe Declaration/Application form, as case may be.
The details can be seen from Point No. 10 of Advertisement.

Q.15. Can I make any changes to the  Application  Form  after submission?
A.15. No,  you  cannot  make  any  changes  to  the  Application  Form  once submitted. Before final submission of the Form, you will be able to Preview the  details  filled  in  the  application  form  and  can  make modifications if required using the Back/Cancel button at the end of Section of the application form.

Q.16. How would I be contacted by Coal India if required?
A.16. All communication will be made through registered e-mail id. One may visit CIL website  regularly and check your e-mail or any other information related to examination.

Q.17. I am final year student / my final year/semester result is not yet declared.  Am I eligible to apply?
A.17. Candidate who have completed their Degree/Diploma on or before 01-Dec-2019 are only eligible to apply. The candidates appeared/appearing in the final year/ semester of minimum required qualification will not be considered for above recruitment.

Q.18. My father is Coal India Limited employee. Can I apply as departmentalcandidate?
A.18. No, only the concerned regular employees of CIL/ subsidiary Company can only apply as Departmental candidates.

Q.19. The average of all semesters is 59.75%, can I apply for MT post as general candidate?
A.19. No, the minimum marks have to be 60% for UR/OBC(NCL) and not less than that. Even 59.99% marks also not eligible and it should be exactly 60% and above (except Finance & Accounts). The rounding off principle  will  not  be  accepted  for  the  minimum  eligibility  marks  for any respective discipline or category.

In  case  of  relaxation  for  other  categories  of  candidates,  detailed advertisement may be referred.

Q.20. Can I apply if my age is 30 years and 01 day in General Category as on 01.12.2019?
A.20. No you are not eligible. Similar rule will be applicable for reserved categories, after relaxation and as applicable.

Q.21. My current residential address  is  temporary  and it is likely to be shifted soon,  so  which  address,  I should provide?
A.21. It  is  advisable  to  furnish  the  correspondence  address  which  will remain valid for minimum one year. Providing temporary addresses can lead to inconvenience for future communication.

Q.22. I have completed Dual Degree course (B.Tech + M.Tech / B.Tech + MBA), am I eligible to apply?
A.22. Yes,  A  candidate  with  dual  degree  is  eligible  to  apply,  provided he/she has the minimum required marks of applied discipline/post & passed desired qualification on or before 01-Dec-2019.

Q.23. Is  there  any  restriction  on no of times a candidate can appear/apply for this exam?
A.23. No,  there  is  no  restriction  on  appearing  for  examination  even  if  he/she has appeared in the past recruitment process.

Q.24. Will CIL refund the Application fee in case my candidature is rejected due to any reason?
A.24. No,  the  Application  fee  once  deposited  is  neither  refundable  nor adjustable for future recruitment.

Q.25. I have done MBA with specialization in Finance. Am I eligible for MT (Finance)?
A.25. No. For Finance discipline, only qualified CA/ICWA candidates are eligible.

Q.26. I want to change my choice  of  center,  can  I  do it?
A.26. A candidate is not allowed to change his/her choice of center after the on line application is submitted.  Any city/center allotted by CIL has to be accepted by the candidates.

Q.27. How I will receive admit card?
A.27. The admit card is to be downloaded by the candidate from the Link sent to the candidates on their e-mail id or take print-out from CIL Website. Please bring print-out of the admit card at the examination center  along  with  valid  ID  proof(Govt.),  in  original.  The  candidate will be informed through SMS/E-mail accordingly. Since all the related  information  will  be  uploaded  on  CIL Website,  candidate  is advised to visit the same frequently.

Q.28. Where should I contact in case of any problem related to on-line application?
A.28. Candidate may contact Helpdesk through Telephone No. 18002109508  for  queries  related  to  online  application  form  during 10 AM to 6 PM  from Sunday to Saturday and for other queries e-mail at

Q.29. What is the Scheme of the Online Examination?
A.29. The Computer Based On-line Exam will be held for 3 hours’ duration (one sitting) with 200 questions in two Papers. Paper-I will consist of General Knowledge/Awareness, Numerical Ability, Reasoning & General English and Paper-II will consist of Professional Knowledge (Discipline related) with 100 objective type questions with multiple choice answers in each Paper. Each question will carry 1 mark and there is no penalty for wrong answer. No marks will be awarded for un-attempted questions.

Q.30. How to convert CGPA in %age?
A.30. Wherever percentage (%) of marks is not awarded by the University/Institute  and  only  grades  (e.g.  GPA  /CGPA/CQPI)  are awarded,  the  same  should  be  converted  to  the  exact  equivalent percentage (%) of marks as per the following formula: On a 10 point scale CGPA/GPA of 6.0 will be considered as 60%

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