Ordnance Factory Recruitment 2017: In various Ordinance Factory Board (OFB) located across India, Semi-skilled Workman’s are needed in huge. So on behalf of OFB, Ordinance Factory Recruitment Center releases a notification for occupying these unfilled Group ‘C’ posts. We hope that, Ordnance Factory Recruitment 2017 must be good news for most of the unemployed candidates. Under these jobs, those who acquire qualification up to 10th or ITI shall only be considered as fit. Individuals, who are seeking for information about this recruitment, might be in the right place.
|Organization||Ordinance Factory Board (OFB)|
|Designation||Semi-Skilled Industrial Employee|
|Qualification||10th or ITI|
Ordnance Factory Recruitment 2017
Ordinance Factory Board (OFB) is a bicentenary Government Organization, with 41factories spread throughout India. It functions under Ministry of Defence for production, marketing and logistics of comprehensive products. Presently, with respect to 4169 vacancies, OFB is inviting online applications to implement the couple stage of selection process for Semi-Skilled, Group ‘C’ posts. Those who intends to get a secured job or employment in Government or Army shall grasp this opportunity.
Eligible citizens of India, willing to contribute to National Defence Production and Defence preparedness of the country will be taken into account. Aspirants those who are applying for aforesaid OFB Vacancies must ensure the eligibility conditions for the post/ trade applied for. Information in terms of eligibility, salary, applying steps etc, is discussed below.
Factory Wise OFB 2017 Vacancies:
|Sl.No||Factory Name||State||Post Nos|
|1||Ordnance Factory Project Nalanda (OFPN)||Bihar||62|
|2||Ordnance Cable Factory Chandigarh (OCFC)||Chandigarh||50|
|3||Ammunition Factory Khadki (AFK)||Maharastra||311|
|4||High Explosive Factory (HEF)||84|
|5||Ordnance Factory Ambajhari (OFAJ)||219|
|6||Ordnance Factory Bhandara (OFBA)||90|
|7||Ordnance Factory Bhusawal (OFBH)||181|
|8||Ordnance Factory Chandrapur (OFCH)||91|
|9||Gun Carriage Factory, Jabalpur (GCF)||Madhya Pradesh||215|
|10||Grey Iron Foundry, Jabalpur (GIF)||176|
|11||Ordnance Factory Itarsi (OFIT)||50|
|12||Ordnance Factory Khamaria, Jabalpur (OFK)||129|
|13||Ordnance Factory Katni (OFKAT)||24|
|14||Vehicle Factory Jabalpur (VFJ)||230|
|15||Ordnance Factory Bolangir (OFBOL)||Odisha||465|
|16||Engine Factory Avadi (EFA)||Tamil Nadu||09|
|17||Heavy Alloy Penetrator Project (HAPP)||05|
|18||Heavy Vehicle Factory (HVF)||292|
|19||Ordnance Factory Medak (OFMK)||Telangana||133|
|2||Ordnance Factory Dehradun (OFDUN)||Uttarakhand||138|
|21||Opto Electronics Factory, Raipur Dehradun (OLF)||160|
|22||Field Gun Factory Kanpur (FGK)||Uttar Pradesh||179|
|23||Ordnance Factory Kanpur (OFC)||499|
|24||Ordnance Factory Muradnagar (OFM)||193|
|25||Metal and Steel Factory, Kolkata (MSF)||West Bengal||125|
Educational Qualification: Qualifications prescribed below are compulsory to apply against OFB Jobs. Especially in case of Ex-servicemen, Technicians with upgrading qualifications of Class-III/ II/ I equivalent to NAC is preferred.
- For Semi-Skilled Workman – 10th with ITI
- For Ex-servicemen – ITI
- For Labour – 10th Pass
Degree or Diploma holders in Engineering without possessing NAC/ NTC qualification are not considered for this direct recruitment.
Age Limits & Relaxation: The General or Unreserved category candidates must fulfill the age criteria in below age groups, as on the closing date of online application.
- Lower age for all the posts – 18 years
- Upper age for all the posts – 32 years
The permissible relaxation in upper age for different reserved categories is indicated in the below tabular column. Besides this age relaxation, categories except OBC & SC/ ST will further under relation if they belongs to reserved caste (OBC & SC/ ST).
|SC/ ST/ J&K Domiciles/ Meritorious Sports Persons||5 years|
|Ex-Trade Apprentice||Up to the period of training|
|Ex-servicemen/ Retrenched Central Government Employee/ Cadet Instructors/ GREF||3 years + service period|
|Upper age for Disabled Defence Services||45 years|
|Upper age for Central Government Civilian Employees||40 years|
|Upper age for Widows, Divorced Women& Women judicially separated from husband not remarried||35 years|
Selection Procedure: There will be couple of selection stages, to recruit suitable candidates for Industrial Employees position said above. Initially written examination will be conducted for 100 marks.
On the basis of 1.25 times the number of vacancies and merit list for written exam, shortlisted aspirants will receive the call for Trade or Practical test. At the time of Trade test, the original and copies of the credentials are verified (as submitted in the application).
Final selection or merit list would be prepared from written examination marks only, subject to the qualification in document verification and trade test. This final merit list will be published in the website “www.ofb.gov.in”.
- Written examination
- Trade Test
- Document verification
Salary & Grade Pay: All the posts included in the semi skilled category, offers allowances as per the directions of Central Government. However, the monthly salary will be in 6th or 7th Pay scale. In 7th CPC, appointed aspirants will get the entry level pay of Rs.18000/-.
- Pay scale for Semi Skilled Post – Rs.5200-20200/-
- Grade Pay for Semi-Skilled Posts – Rs.1800/-
Application Fee: Using payment gateway integrated in the website such as credit card or debit card or net banking, appliers shall remit the cost of application. If not possible, he/ she applying shall deposit the money in any branch of SBI.
- Fee for SC/ ST/ Female/ PWD category – Nil
- Fee for other category – Rs.50/-
- Fee payment mode – Online/ Offline
How to Apply for Ordnance Factory Recruitment 2017
Interested contenders, ensure all the eligibility shall select one trade and factory as per the notification, for applying. The lists of step by step procedure for making online application is given below,
- Applicants required to log on the official website “www.ofb.gov.in”.
- Find the notification rolling on in “Latest News” section and read the notification.
- Then, click on “Apply Online”
- Execute the first part of application submission i.e. registration.
- By submitting the registration form with requisite details, application registration number will be received through registration.
- On completion of part-I registration, using the registration number applicants should log on through “Applicant Login” in the website.
- Fill the new application form with remaining details.
- Ensure all the filled in entries in application for doing any modification.
- Upload the scanned images of photograph, signature, left thumb impression & requisite certificates in correct size.
- Finally submit the application.
- Take a hard copy of the application for future reference.
- Starting date to submit online application – 29th May 2017
- Last date to submit online application – 19th June 2017
Note: A lot of information relevant to Ordnance Factory Recruitment 2017 is updated in the above sections. You may get more details in terms of reservation and other details from the official notice.