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15 FAD 1 FOD Recruitment 2017 Apply for 201 Tradesman Mate and Other Jobs

15 FAD 1 FOD Recruitment 2017: A draft advertisement let out through official website of Indian Army claims that very soon one combined recruitment is going to be conducted. The units participating in this staff enrollment are 15 FAD, 1 FOD, Northern COMD Vehicle Depot, Ordnance Transit Group, 39 MTN DIV ORD, 10 INF DIV ORD and 24 INF DIV ORD i.e. through this single notice about 201 vacant seats in these depots/ units are planned to be occupied. Appointments are for permanent employment, with government salary, useful perks, pension, etc. Male/ Female citizens who are capable and willing to serve in any depots/ ammunition units within India can forward their interest of application, through offline mode. Other details of this 15 FAD 1 FOD recruitment 2017 is given down.

Organization 15 Field Ammunition Depot (FAD) 1 Field Ordnance Depot (FOD)
Positions Tradesman Mate, LDC, etc.
Vacancy 201 Last Date Within 21 days
Education 10th/ 12th/ Diploma/ Degree
Job Nature Permanent
Job Location India

15 FAD 1 FOD Recruitment 2017

15 Field Ammunition Depot (FAD) 1 Field Ordnance Depot (FOD) are the units working beneath Defence Ministry, Indian Government. As said above, an open advertisement has been spread out by these depots recently to intimate the employee requirement news to public, for the following category posts. Selection is planned to be done strictly on the basis of merit i.e. by tests like physical/ skill/ written. Appointment orders will be given as per AOC records after verifying candidate’s character, antecedents report and medical fitness. For a time span of 2 years, appointees have to work as probationer and then regularisation will be done on seeing their performance appraisal.

Designation Wise Vacancies in 15 FAD 1 FOD

SI. No. Designations/ Trade No. of Openings Age Limit Salary
1. Fireman (male) 3 25 years Rs.20200/-
2. Tele Operator Grade-II 1
3. Tradesman Mate 171
4. Safaiwala 2
5. Civilian Motor Driver 2
6. LDC 11
7. Stenographer Grade-II 1
8. Material Assistant 10 27 years


Educational Profile: Graduation/ Diploma level qualification is expected for Material Assistant posts and for other designations Matriculation/ High School is the requisite education. Any other equivalent qualification is also acceptable.

  • For LDC & Stenographer designation: 12th pass
  • For Material Assistant job: any Degree or Diploma in Material Management/ Engineering
  • For other designations: 10th pass

Valid heavy vehicle driving licence is also needed to join in Civilian Motor Driver jobs and typing skill in English/ Hindi is mandatory to join as LDC. Shorthand skill will be checked for Stenographer posts.

Requisite Experience: Citizens who are having good experience on driving of heavy vehicles should only have to apply for Civilian Motor Driver jobs.

  • For Civilian Motor Driver post: 2 years

Age Limits: Minimum eligible to apply is 18 years and the capped age is 27 years for Material Assistant and 25 years for others. This upper age is applicable only for general category candidates applying against Unreserved quota. For other communities this ceiling age will be relaxed as follows.

  • For OBC category: 3 years
  • For SC/ ST/ J&K Migrants category: 5 years
  • For PH personnel (UR): 10 years
  • For Meritorious Sports Person (UR): 5 years
  • For Ex-Serviceman: Service rendered in Armed Forces plus 3 years

The disabled and Sportsperson coming under SC/ ST/ OBC will also get usual concession of 5/ 3 years (as applicable to category), along with relaxation mentioned for PH/ MSP under Unreserved quota.

Selection team will determine these age limits by computing as on last date prescribed for application submission.

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Selection Criteria: Based on posts for which candidates are going to be hired/ applied, the physical requirements, skills and knowledge will be checked out by organizing various tests. When asked, original certificates should also be produced for verification by contestants.

Selection Methods Designations
Physical Standard Test Fireman only
Physical Endurance Test Fireman – Running, Wide Ditch & Landing, Carrying man, Climbing vertical rope

Tradesman Mate – Running, Carrying weight

Skill Test Tele Operator – Test/ Practicals on EPBX Board & English Fluency

Civilian Motor Driver – Driving test (heavy vehicles)

LDC – Typing Test on Computer

Stenographer – Dictation & Translation (Shorthand)

Written Test For SI. No 1 to 8 posts (all)


Salary and Allowances: In a standard of Pay Band-1, monthly salary will be given to candidates recruited on response of 15 FAD 1 FOD recruitment 2017. Besides, other admissible allowances and benefits will be given as per government norms.

  • Salary Range: Rs.5200 – 20200/-
  • Grade Pay Range: Rs.1800 – 2400/-

How to Submit Application for 15 FAD 1 FOD Recruitment 2017

From Indian Army website www.indianarmy.nic.in, download the application and undertaking proformas that is updated for concerned recruitment. Duly fill the application with correct information and sign in the space provided.

Completed application in all aspects should be enclosed together with xerox copies of following eligibility proving documents (self signed). Address for sending application is “Commandant, 15 Field Ammunition Depot, Pin – 909 715, C/o 56 APO”.

  • Academic Records
  • Age proof
  • Community certificate
  • Medical certificate
  • 2 passport size photographs
  • Self addressed envelope of size 12 X 18 cm with postal stamp of Rs.25/-
  • Experience (if any), etc.

Ordinary/ Registered/ Speed Post can be used for forwarding these documents. On top of envelope don’t fail to write the “Application for the Post of ______________ (Ex-Serviceman/ Community)

Official Notification Click here

Important Dates

  • Date of Advertisement – 10th Feb 2017
  • Last date for receipt of application – Within 21 days of advertisement in employment news.

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Note: Newly planned combined recruitment by various units under defence field and its details are illustrated above. To gather more knowledge about this employment, read 15 FAD 1 FOD released official notice.

Updated: 11th February 2017 — 11:41 am

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