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17 FAD Recruitment 2017 Apply for 115 Tradesman Mate and Other Jobs

17 FAD Recruitment 2017: 17 Field Ammunition Depot (FAD) is going to hire a group of Indians who are intelligent and having basic English knowledge, for the following posts. More than hundred vacancies are found opened under this firm, but at any stage of recruitment these indicated vacancies may be changed. On seeing the reservation list published by recruiting organisation, some of the seats are specially allocated for Meritorious Sports persons (International/ National/ Inter-University Tournament, etc.) also. Central/ State Government civilian employees can also apply for 17 FAD Recruitment 2017, but only through proper channel.

Organization 17 Field Ammunition Depot (FAD)
Designations Tradesman Mate, LDC, etc.
Vacancy Nos 115 Last Date Within 21 days
Academics SSLC/ H.Sc/ Diploma/ Degree
Job Nature Permanent
Job Location India

17 FAD Recruitment 2017

17 Field Ammunition Depot (FAD), is one of the organisation functioning under Indian Army i.e. Defence Ministry. This firm is now going to appoint 115 civilians for the Tradesman Mate and other Technical posts, by offering salary and other allowances as admissible to Central Government employees. If the applications submitted through offline mode are found more in number, then screening will be done on the basis of academic records of each applicant.

For some of the posts, physical fitness/ efficiency would also be checked. But these tests are just qualifying in nature only. Overall merit list for appointment will be prepared only on the basis performances of candidates in other tests (listed below). First, selected candidates will be placed only as a probationer in this firm. If his/ her performance is found unsatisfactory, then during probation period (2 years) they may be terminated at any time.

Designation Wise Vacancies in 17 FAD

SI. No. Designations No. of Vacancies Age Limit Maximum Salary
1. Tradesman Mate (erstwhile Mazdoor) 97 25 years Rs.20200/-
2. Fireman 1
3. Lower Division Clerk (LDC) 10
4. Material Assistant (erstwhile Supdt Store) 7 27 years


Educational Qualification: Most of the vacancies in 17 FAD recruitment 2017 are reserved for candidates those who had studied up to Matriculation or Higher Secondary. Only limited vacancies are existing for Diploma/ Degree holders. The post wise qualification details are mentioned here.

  • For LDC designation: passed in 12th standard or equivalent
  • For Material Assistant position
    • Diploma in Material Management/ Engineering
    • Graduation in any discipline
  • For other posts: passed in 10th class or equivalent.

Apart from the above said qualification, good Typing skill is also mandatory to work as Lower Division Clerk (LDC) and proficiency in Hindi language is essential for Tradesman Mate position.

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Age Constraints: Above tabulated is the upper age limits for each post falling under Unreserved category. Candidates those who are crossing these age limits are found unsuitable for this job. But there is also minimum age to apply for these vacant posts.

  • Maximum age limit for Material Assistant – 27 years
  • Maximum age limit for all Other Posts – 25 years
  • Minimum age limit to apply for all Posts – 18 years

Last date for receipt of application is the cut-off date for computing upper ages. The ceiling ages would also be relaxed for some of the reserved communities as listed down.

SI. No. Category Relaxation
1. OBC 3 years
2. SC/ ST 5 years
3. PH (UR) 10 years
4. PH (OBC) 13 years
5. PH (SC/ ST) 15 years
6. Meritorious Sports Person (UR) 5  years
7. Meritorious Sports Person (OBC) 8 years
8. Meritorious Sports Person 10 years
9. Ex-Serviceman As per GOI norms


Selection Process: Written examination is a common selection phase for all designations. But before organising this test, for some of the post appliers physical fitness/ typing test will also be conducted. The documents proving his/ her eligibility for concerned posts and medical fitness would also be checked, before appointment.

No. Post Name Selection
1. Tradesman Mate Physical Fitness and Written Test
2. Fireman Physical Measurement, Endurance Test and Written Exam
3. LDC Typing Test and Written Exam
4. Material Assistant Written Examination
  1. Physical Fitness Standards for Tradesman post
    • Running – 1.5 km in 5.5 minutes
    • Weight carrying – 30 kg to a distance of 100 m in 30 sec
    • Lifting & Grounding ammunition box – 20 kg for 3 times
  2. Physical Measurement for Fireman post
    • Height – 165 cms
    • Chest – 81.5 cms
    • Chest on expanded – 85 cms
    • minimum Weight – 50 Kgs
  3. Physical Endurance Test for Fireman position
    • Running – 1.6 km in 6 min
    • Weight Carrying – A 63.5 Kg man (183 mts within 96 sec)
    • Long Jump – 2.7 mts
    • Climbing Vertical Rope – 3 mts
  4. Typing Test
    • Speed of Typing English – 35 w.p.m
    • Speed of Typing Hindi – 30 w.p.m. is essential for LDC post.

This typing skill test will be conducted only on Computer.

Written Exam: The written exam will be in matriculation/ intermediate standard. This exam will be conducted by means of offline mode and the duration is 2 hours. The subjects for this exam is listed below,

  • General Intelligence & Reasoning
  • Numerical Aptitude
  • General English
  • General Awareness


Salary and Allowances: As per government norms, monthly salary in a standard of Pay Band-1 and other allowances will be provided to appointees. The basic pay details are mentioned here.

  • Salary Range: Rs.5200–20200/-
  • Grade Pay: within Rs.1800–2800/-

Applying Procedure of 17 FAD Recruitment 2017

Aspirants who are found eligible as per the eligibility norms mentioned by recruiting organisation can download the prescribed proforma that is attached along with the official notification released for 17 FAD Jobs.

The printout copy of blank application should be properly filled with correct details and pasted with latest passport size photographs. Completed form in all respects should be binded together with the following document copies (attested by Gazetted Officer/ self signed) and forwarded through Ordinary/ Registered/ Speed Post.

  • Academic Records
  • Caste/ Community proof
  • Age proof
  • Discharge/ Disability certificate (if any)
  • Self addressed envelope (affixed with Rs.25/- stamp), etc.

Don’t forget to superscribe the top of envelope with “Application for the Post of ___________” before sending it to “Recruitment Cell, 17 FAD PIN- 909717, C/O 56 APO”.

23 FAD Recruitment 2017 | HQ Base Army Recruitment 2017

Official Notification indianarmy.nic.in

Important Date

  • Date of Publication of Advertisement – 22nd December 2016
  • Last date for receipt of application – Within 21 days of advertisement.

Note: On above section, we have discussed about the career opportunities that are currently open in 17 FAD. If readers need more information, refer the linked notification.

Updated: 23rd December 2016 — 12:13 pm

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