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Ordnance Factory Recruitment 2017 – 4110 Semi Skilled Technician Posts

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
Openings 4110 Last Date 19-06-2017
Qualification 10th or ITI
Job Nature Permanent
Place  India

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).

Category Age Relaxation
OBC 3 years
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
PWD 10 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.
Official Notification ofb.gov.in
Apply Online Click here

Important Dates

  • Starting date to submit online application – 29th May 2017
  • Last date to submit online application – 19th June 2017

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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.

Updated: 29th May 2017 — 4:08 pm

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