OFB Recruitment 2020 (Ordnance Factory Board)

Updated on Sep 06, 2020

Overview

The OFB or Ordnance Factory Board Recruitment released a notification for the recruitment in numerous posts in Trade Apprentice. The total number of vacancies are almost 6060, which includes 2219 Non-ITI Posts and 3847 ITI Posts. The recruitment is a part of the Skill India Mission by OFB. Interested candidates can apply for the recruitment through the official website.

The OFB Trade Apprentice Recruitment online registration will start from January and the candidates aged between 15 and 24 years are eligible to apply for this notification. Almost 6060 vacancies are available all over India’s numerous states which includes Uttrakhand, West Bengal, Maharastra, Tamil Nadu, Odisha, Chandigarh, Madhya Pradesh etc.

Important Dates

  • Start date of Online Application: 10 January 2020
  • Last date of the online application: 9 February 2020

Vacancy Details

  • Chandigarh – 46 Posts
  • Madhya Pradesh: MP, Grey Iron Foundry, Jabalpur – 176 Posts
  • Madhya Pradesh: Ordnance Factory, Itarsi - 146 Posts
  • Madhya Pradesh: Ordnance Factory, Khamaria, Jabalpur – 84 Posts
  • Madhya Pradesh: Ordnance Factory, Katni – 30 Posts
  • Madhya Pradesh: Vehicle Factory Jabalpur – 98 Posts
  • Maharashtra: High Explosive Factory Kirkee, Pune – 92 Posts
  • Maharashtra: Machine Tool Prototype Factory, Ambernath, Thane– 91 Posts
  • Maharashtra: Ordnance Factory Ambajhari, Nagpur – 375 Posts
  • Maharashtra: Ordnance Factory Ambernath, Thane – 110 Posts
  • Maharashtra: Ordnance Factory Bhandara – 256 Posts
  • Maharashtra: Ordnance Factory Bhusawa – 103 Posts
  • Maharashtra: Ordnance Factory Chanda, Chandrapur – 227 Posts
  • Maharashtra: Ordnance Factory Dehu Road, Pune – 19 Posts
  • Maharashtra: Ordnance Factory Varangaon – 163 Posts
  • Maharashtra: Ammunition Factory Khadki, Pune – 424 Posts
  • Odisha: Ordnance Factory Badmal, Bolangir – 63 Posts
  • Tamil Nadu: Cordite Factory Arvankadu – 187 Posts
  • Tamil Nadu: Engine Factory Avadi, Chennai– 128 Posts
  • Tamil Nadu: Heavy Alloy Penetrator Project, Tiruchirapalli- 89 Posts
  • Tamil Nadu: Heavy Vehicles Factory Avadi, Chennai– 265 Posts
  • Tamil Nadu: Ordnance Clothing Factory Avadi, Chennai – 242 Posts
  • Tamil Nadu: Ordnance Factory Tiruchirapalli – 178 Posts
  • Telangana: Ordnance Factory Project Medak, Hyderabad – 438 Posts
  • Uttar Pradesh: Ordnance Clothing Factory Shahjahanpur – 282 Posts
  • Uttar Pradesh: Field Gun Factory Kanpur – 55 Posts
  • Uttar Pradesh: Ordnance Equipment Factory Hazratpur – 49 Posts
  • Uttar Pradesh: Ordnance Factory Kanpur – 295 Posts
  • Uttar Pradesh: Ordnance Factory Muradnagar – 178 Posts
  • Uttar Pradesh: Ordnance Parachute Factory Kanpur – 181 Posts
  • Uttar Pradesh: Small Arms Factory Kanpur – 123 Posts
  • Uttarakhand: Ordnance Factory Dehradun – 77 Posts
  • Uttarakhand: Opto Electronics Factory Dehradun - 151 Posts
  • West Bengal: Gun and Shell Factory, Cossipore – 104 Posts
  • West Bengal: Metal and Steel Factory Ishapore – 248 Posts
  • West Bengal: Ordnance Factory Dum Dum, Kolkata – 57 Posts
  • West Bengal: Rifle Factory Ishapore, Kolkata – 174 Posts

Eligibility Criteria

Educational Qualification

  • Non-ITI – Candidate must have passed Madhyamik with 55% Marks in aggregate and with 40% marks in Mathematics and Science each.
  • ITI -Candidate Should have passed relevant trade test from any institute recognized by NCVT or SCVT or any other authority.

Age Limit

  • Minimum Age: 15 Years
  • Maximum Age: 24 Years

Age Relaxation

  • SC/ST Candidates: 05 years
  • OBC Candidates: 03 years
  • Physically Handicapped/ Physically Challenged/ Differently Abled Persons: 10 years for general category, 13 years for OBC and 15 years for SC/ST

Nationality

The candidate should be a citizen of India. The citizens of other countries are not allowed for recruitment.

Selection Process

There is no test or screening for the recruitment of OFB selection process. The selection process will be done as below:

  • The selection will be done based on the merit list. There will be separate merit lists for ITI and Non-ITI category.
  • For the Non-ITI category, there will be a factory-wise list made and the trades will be allotted for each factory on Merit-cum-choice basis.
  • The merit list for Non-ITI category, there will be a factory-wise list made and the trades will be allotted for each factory on Merit-cum-choice basis.
  • The average marks attained by the applicants in Madhymik or 10th boards will be considered.
  • Based on vacant positions, the selected candidate’s lists will be made and carefully selected for medical examination and document verification.
  • While selecting the candidates, if there is a tie in between the candidates such as they have the same percentage, then the older one of the candidates will be preferred. If the birth date is the same, then they will be selected based on their matriculation exams. And even if that is same, the candidates will be selected based on their alphabetical order.

Application Process

Step 1: Visit the Official Website first.

Step 2: Click on Recruitment or Training option.

Step 3: Apply for the notification on the next page.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. What is the notification from OFB?

The OFB or Ordnance Factory Board Recruitment recently released a notification for the recruitment in numerous posts in Trade Apprentice. 

Q. What is the vacancy about?

The total number of vacancies are almost 6060, which includes 2219 Non-ITI Posts and 3847 ITI Posts. The recruitment is a part of the Skill India Mission by OFB. Interested candidates can apply for the recruitment through the official website.

Q. Where will be the vacancies located?

There are almost 6060 vacancies available all over India’s numerous states which includes Uttrakhand, West Bengal, Maharastra, Tamil Nadu, Odisha, Chandigarh, Madhya Pradesh etc.

Q. What is the educational qualification needed for Non-ITI Candidates?

The Non-ITI – Candidate must have passed Madhyamik with 55% Marks in aggregate and with 40% marks in Mathematics and Science each.

Q. What is the educational qualification needed for ITI Candidates?

ITI -Candidate Should have passed relevant trade test from any institute recognized by NCVT or SCVT or any other authority.

Q. What is the age limit for this recruitment?

The minimum age is 15, and the maximum age is 24.

Q. What is the age relaxation under this recruitment?

The age relaxation for the recruitment is SC/ST Candidates: 05 years, OBC Candidates: 03 years and Physically Handicaped/ Physically Challenged/ Differently Abled Persons: 10 years for general category, 13 years for OBC and 15 years for SC/ST.


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WRITTEN BYVarsha Verma

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