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OFB Recruitment 2017 Online Application Form

OFB i.e Ordnance Factory Board Recruitment 2017 Online Application Form for total 6948 ITI Apprentice & Non ITI Apprentice vacancies advertisement has been publish today.

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OFB Recruitment 2017

OFB Recruitment 2017

OFB Recruitment 2017 Advertisement Notification Apply Online ofb.gov.in for the post of ITI Apprentice & Non ITI Apprentice this is the Latest Job & Careers opportunities in Ordnance Factory Board. Ordnance Factory Board has recently publish an advertisement notification for ITI Apprentice & Non ITI Apprentice Posts vacancies jobs opening for January 2017.



Online applications are invited from Indian citizens for engagement of 55th Batch (for Non-ITI & ITI candidates) of Trade Apprentices under the ‘Apprentices Act 1961’ in Ordnance & Ordnance Equipment Factories located in different States across India. The number of vacancies is approx.6948 including 3621 ITI and 3327 Non-ITI, the highest ever as part of OFB’s Skill India Mission.

Vacancies in OFB Recruitment 2017

Total vacancies in Ordnance Factory Board (OFB) ITI Apprentice & Non ITI Apprentice post details are given below.

                   Name Of the Post

               Number of Vacancies
ITI Apprentice

3621

Non ITI Apprentice

3327

Vacancies Details

Sl.NoStateName of the FactoryTradeEx ITI Non ITITotal
1ChandigarhOrdnance Cable Factory CHANDIGARHCarpenter404
Electrician505
Fitter808
Machinist81018
Painter (General)303
Turner606
Welder (G&E)505
TOTAL391049
2Madhya PradeshGun Carriage Factory JABALPURElectrician15015
Electroplater606
Fitter08181
Machinist0116116
Mechanic Machine Tool Maintenance (G)01010
Painter (General)606
Turner03434
Welder (G&E)35035
TOTAL62241303
3Madhya PradeshGrey Iron Foundry JABALPUR –Electrician11819
Foundry Man01414
Machinist9716
Mechanic Machine Tool Maintenance (G)01010
Turner6410
Welder (G&E)12820
TOTAL385189
4Madhya PradeshOrdnance Factory IT A RSIAttendant Operator Chemical02525
Plant
Boiler Attendant033
Carpenter10010
Electrician505
Fitter15015
Machinist303
Painter (General)505
Turner303
Welder (G&E)404
TOTAL452873
5Madhya PradeshOrdnance Factory KHAMARIA JABALPURAttendant Operator Chemical Plant03030
Boiler Attendant099
Electrician151025
Electroplater10515
Sl NoStateName of the FactoryTradeEx ITINon ITITotal
No
Fitter202040
Machinist202040
Turner202040
Welder (G&E)20020
TOTAL105114219
6Madhya PradeshOrdnance Factory KATNIElectrician15015
Fitter01515
Foundry Man01111
Instrument Mechanic033
Machinist01717
Mechanic Machine Tool Maintenance (G)01515
Refrigeration & AC Mechanic022
Tool & Die Maker (Tool Jig &808
Fixture)
Turner01212
Welder (G&E)202
TOTAL2575100
7Madhya PradeshVehicle Factory JABALPURElectrician15015
Fitter55055
Machinist80080
Mechanic Machine Tool Maintenance (G)01212
Painter (General)505
Tool & Die Maker (Tool Jig & Fixture)505
Turner25025
Welder (G&E)15015
TOTAL20012212
8MaharashtraAmmunition Factory Kirkee (PUNE)Attendant Operator Chemical Plant09696
Electrician38038
Fitter9140131
Machinist1250125
Mechanical maintenance04848
Chemical plant
Refrigeration & AC Mechanic01616
Tool & Die Maker (Tool Jig & Fixture)202040
Sl NoStateName of the FactoryTradeEx ITINon ITITotal
Turner67067
TOTAL341220561
9MaharashtraHigh Explosives Factory , Kirkee (PUNE)Attendant Operator Chemical Plant04949
Fitter12012
Electrician12012
TOTAL244973
10MaharashtraMachine Tool Prototype Factory, AMBARNATHElectrician505
Fitter459
Machinist6612
Mechanic Machine Tool055
Turner8715
Welder (G&E)202
TOTAL252348
11Maharashtra Ordnance Factory AMBARNATHElectrician448
Fitter9918
Foundry Man01010
Machinist8989178
Mechanic Machine Tool Maintenance (G)088
Turner336
Welder (G&E)202
TOTAL107123230
12MaharashtraOrdnance Factory AMBAJHARI,NAGPURElectrician45045
Fitter50050
Machinist20045245
Mechanic Machine Tool Maintenance (G)03838
Turner50050
Welder (G&E)35035
TOTAL38083463
13MaharashtraOrdnance Factory BHANDARAAttendant Operator Chemical Plant0116116
Boiler Attendant151025
Carpenter303
Electrician606
Fitter23023
Instrument Mechanic088
Machinist202
Mason202
Pipe Fitter022
Sl NoStateName of the FactoryTradeEx ITINon ITITotal
Plumber099
Sheet Metal Worker202
Turner404
Welder (G&E)202
TOTAL59145204
14MaharashtraOrdnance Factory BHUSAWALFitter5611
Machinist61218
Painter (General)303
Sheet Metal Worker404
Turner022
Welder (G&E)505
TOTAL232043
15Maharashtra Ordnance Factory CHANDAAttendant Operator Chemical Plant0179179
Boiler Attendant202
Carpenter10010
Electrician12012
Fitter17017
Machinist12012
Mason10010
Painter (General)10010
Turner707
Welder (G&E)10010
TOTAL90179269
16MaharashtraOrdnance Factory Dehu Road, PuneAttendant Operator Chemical Plant04848
Electrician12012
Fitter20020
Machinist10010
Plumber066
Refrigeration & AC Mechanic088
Turner10010
Welder (G&E)606
TOTAL5862120
17Maharashtra Ordnance Factory VARANGOANAttendant Operator Chemical Plant05353
Electrician505
Fitter151429
Machinist292857
Mechanic Machine Tool Maintenance (G)01414
Turner9817
TOTAL58117175
Sl NoStateName of the FactoryTradeEx ITINon ITITotal
18OrissaOrdnance Factory BadmalAttendant Operator Chemical Plant09292
Boiler Attendant404
Electrician909
Fitter18018
TOTAL3192123
19TamilnaduCordite Factory AruvankaduAttendant Operator Chemical Plant02020
Boiler Attendant044
Carpenter505
Electrician606
Fitter20020
Instrument Mechanic044
Machinist202
Plumber022
Tailor202
Turner808
Welder (G&E)505
TOTAL483078
20TamilnaduEngine Factory AVADIElectrician18018
Fitter652287
Machinist909
Mechanic Machine Tool Maintenance (G)050
Turner909
TOTAL10127128
21Tamilnadu Heavy Alloy Penetrator Project TTRUCH1RAPALLIElectrician12012
Fitter20020
Machinist25025
Refrigeration & AC Mechanic022
Turner15015
Welder (G&E)303
TOTAL75277
22TamilnaduHeavy Vehicles Factory AVADICarpenter505
Electrician55055
Fitter12132153
Machinist453681
Painter (General)505
Welder (G&E)452469
Sl NoStateName of the FactoryTradeEx ITINon ITITotal
TOTAL27692368
23TamilnaduOrdnance Clothing Factory AVADITailor61185246
TOTAL61185246
24TamilnaduOrdnance Factory TiruchirapallyElectrician10010
Fitter42042
Machinist622082
Mechanic Machine Tool Maintenance (G)055
Refrigeration & AC Mechanic022
Turner15015
Welder (G&E)505
TOTAL13427161
25TelanganaOrdnance Factory ProjectElectrician25025
Fitter7350123
Foundry Man01010
Moulder18018
Machinist302050
Painter (General)303
Turner10010
Welder (G&E)373067
TOTAL196110306
26Uttar PradeshField Gun Factory KANPURElectrician358
Fitter71017
Forger & Heat Treater01212
Machinist91423
Mechanic Machine Tool Maintenance (G)088
Turner358
TOTAL225476
27Uttar PradeshOrdnance Clothing Factory SHAHJAHANPURTailor154154308
TOTAL154154308
28Uttar PradeshOrdnance Equipment Factory KANPUR-Carpenter303
Electrician505
Fitter10010
Footwear Maker02020
Sl NoStateName of the FactoryTradeEx-ITINon-ITITotal
Machinist202
Tailor5151102
Welder (G&E)303
TOTAL7471145
29Uttar Pradesh Ordnance Equipment Factory HAZARATPURElectrician303
Machinist303
Tailor424284
TOTAL484290
30Uttar PradeshOrdnance Factory KAN PURElectrician404
Fitter384179
Machinist4067107
Mechanic Machine Tool Maintenance (G)01717
Turner33033
Welder (G&E)707
TOTAL122125247
31Uttar PradeshOrdnance Factory MURADNAGARElectrician24024
Fitter46046
Foundry Man03636
Instrument Mechanic044
Mechanic Machine Tool Maintenance066
Machinist34034
Pattern Maker044
Steel Melting Hand066
Turner34034
Welder (G&E)26026
TOTAL16456220
32Uttar PradeshOrdnance Parachute Factory KANPURElectrician505
Fitter15015
Tailor12060180
TOTAL14060200
33Uttar PradeshSmall Arms Factory KANPURElectrician11011
Electroplater10010
Forger & Heat Treater01010
SlNoStateName of the FactoryTradeExITINonITITotal
Machinist404
Mechanic Machine Tool Maintenance (G)088
Refrigeration & AC Mechanic044
Welder (G&E)404
TOTAL292251
34UttarakhandOrdnance Factory DEHRADUNElectrician303
Fitter34034
Machinist15015
Optical Worker04747
Turner707
TOTAL5947106
35UttarakhandOpto Electronic Factory DEHRA DUNElectrician909
Electroplater11011
Fitter31215
Machinist6814
Optical Worker05656
TOTAL2976105
36West BengalGun & Shell Factory, COSSIPOREElectrician61420
Electroplater505
Fitter113243
Machinist27145172
Mechanic Machine Tool Maintenance (G)066
Turner51116
Welder (G&E)808
TOTAL62208270
37West BengalMetal & Steel Factory ISHAPOREElectrician20020
Electroplater808
Fitter54054
Forger & Heat Treater01010
Machinist55055
Mechanic Machine Tool Maintenance (G)02020
Turner20020
Welder (G&E)808
TOTAL16530195
38West BengalOrdnance Factory DUM DUMElectrician303
Fitter81119
Sl.NoStateName of the FactoryTradeEx-ITINon-ITITotal
ITI
Machinist81018
Mechanic Machine Tool Maintenance (G)011
Turner538
Welder (G&E)12012
TOTAL362561
39West BengalRifle Factory IshaporeElectrician20020
Fitter0100100
Machinist0100100
Mechanic Machine Tool Maintenance (G)01010
Turner01616
Welder (G&E)10010
TOTAL30226256

OFB Recruitment 2017 Eligibility

Minimum educational qualification for OFB Recruitment 2017 for the ITI Apprentice & Non ITI Apprentice posts is given below.

                   Name Of the Post

               Education Qualification
ITI Apprentice

Passed “Madhyamik” (Class: 10th standard or equivalent) with minimum 40% marks in aggregate with 40% marks in each of mathematics & Science.

Non ITI Apprentice

Should have passed ITI/trade test from any institute recognized by NCVT (SCVT or any other authority specified through Gazette Notification of Ministry of Labour &Employment / Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, with duration as per the Apprentice Act, 1961) and should possess the qualification of the closing date of application.

Age Limit

Between 14 to 22 years as on last date of application, Relaxation in Upper age limit is permitted as under:

Age Relaxation

CategoryYears
For SC/ST Candidates05 (Five) years
For OBC candidates03 (Three) years
For Physically Handicapped (PH) / Physically Challenged (PC) or Differently Abled CandidatesAdditional 10 (Ten) years
For ITI CandidatesUpper age limit is relaxable by the period of training already undergone as per the normal duration of NCVT/SCVT, in the relevant trade.

OFB Recruitment 2017 Stipend

According to the Trade Apprentice Act 1961 & as per The Gazette notification of India, G.S.R. 680(A), Part-ll-Section 37-Sub-section(i) Dtd. September 22, 2014 year wise entitlement of  present stipend is appended below. (Time to time amendments via Gazette notification also will regulate the stipend).

During the 1st year of training70% of minimum wages of Semi-Skilled workers notified by the respective state or Union Territory
During the 2nd year of training80% of minimum wages of Semi-Skilled workers notified by the respective state or Union Territory
During the 3rd year of training90% of minimum wages of Semi-Skilled workers notified by the respective state or Union Territory

Note: No other allowances will be paid during the entire period of Apprenticeship training. However, in case of Ex-ITI candidates, period of already undergone by them will be considered for the purpose of determining the stipend.

OFB Recruitment 2017 Advertisement

OFB Recruitment 2017 Medical Examination

  • Will be conducted by the respective Ordnance Factory (for the selected candidates only). Date, Time and Venue of Medical Examination will be communicated separately by the respective factory only.

OFB Recruitment 2017 Scheme Of Examination

The written examination will be as follows:

For Non-ITI Candidates:- Written Test (One Paper of 03 hours duration, total questions 150) consisting of questions on English, General Knowledge, Mathematics and Aptitude/Reasoning, as per Madhyamik ( Class: X th Standard or equivalent)

For ITI Candidates:- Written Test (one paper consisting of 02 parts of 03 hours duration, total questions 150)

  • PART – A: Questions on English, General Knowledge, Mathematics and Aptitude/Reasoning approx. 40% out of total number of questions.
  • PART – B: Questions on the group of subject trades – approx. 60% out of total number of questions.

Examination will be conducted on ‘Multiple Choice Objective Type Test’ on OMR sheet. There will be no negative marking.

OFB Recruitment 2017  Merit List

Merit list for all candidates will be published on the website where the application form was submitted. In the event of tie in total marks obtained by the candidates, following criterion will be followed to decide position:

For Non-ITI Candidatesby age seniority.
For ITI Candidatesi. Higher marks in Part-B ii. Age seniority. iii. If the tie still persists, it is finally resolved by referring to the alphabetical order of names i.e. a candidate whose name begins with the alphabet which comes first in the alphabetical order gets preference.

OFB Recruitment 2017 Important Dates

  • Submission of On-line Application Starts from: 20/01/2017
  • Closing date of submission of On-line Application: 20/02/2017

OFB Recruitment 2017 Online Application Form

  • Candidate must apply ‘online’ ONLY directly through the website: http://www.ofb.gov.in/
  • While filling up the application form through website, the applicant must be ready with the following –

Scan copy of signature (10Kb – 20Kb),
Colour passport size photo (15Kb – 40Kb)
Scanned picture of Left Thumb Impression (10Kb-20Kb) – all in JPG/JPEG format.

  • Candidates must also follow the detailed instructions, which is available on the website while filling up the application form.
  • Candidates should keep a copy of the Application printout. Candidates are not required to send hard copy of application to the respective Factory/unit. However, the same willhave to be produced by the candidates at the time of document verification in the respective Factory/unit.

Important Instruction for PH(VH) and PH(OH) candidates

  • (a) One eyed candidates and partially blind candidates who are able to read the normal Question Paper set for all the candidates with or without magnifying glass and who wish to write/indicate the answer with the help of Magnifying Glass will be allowed to use the Magnifying Glass in the Examination Hall and will not be entitled to a Scribe. Such candidates will have to bring their own Magnifying Glass to the Examination Hall.
  • (b) Visually handicapped (VH) candidates and candidates suffering from Cerebral Palsy can avail the assistance of a SCRIBE in the Written Examination subject to such requests being made in the application forms. Question Papers and Answer Sheets will not be provided in BRAILLE.
  •  (c) Assistance for Scribe: The candidate should indicate the request for scribe while filling the application form. There is a separate application for scribe in which the candidate is required to be filled up his scribe details including ID.

OFB Recruitment 2017 General Information

Applicants are advised to note the following instructions carefully:

  • I. Candidates will have to apply on-line only through the link appearing in this advertisement.
  • II. Candidates are not required to pay any fee for the examination.
  • III. It is to be noted that mere submission of application form, receipt of ‘acknowledgement’, receipt of admit card and appearance in examination does not guarantee induction as trade apprenticeship in any of the Ordnance Factories. The selection of candidates will be made based on factory-wise merit position considering available vacancies category-wise, scrutiny of original copy of credentials, clear police verification report & medical test etc.
  • IV. The candidates are required to carefully go through the advertisement in detail. The candidates automatically agree to the terms and conditions of this advertisement by clicking the Apply Online Button in this Advertisement.
  • V. Candidates are not required to send hard copy of application& admit card to the respective Factory/OFRC. However, the same will be kept with candidates only and have to produce by the candidates at the time of document verification.
  • VI. Candidates are required to check up website for submitting online applications for any updates and changes.
  • VII. Candidates are required to give valid mobile No. and e-mail id for periodical notices.
  • VIII. Written examination is Multiple Choice Question type and OMR answer sheets based. There will be NO negative marking.
  • IX. Canvassing of any kind will disqualify the candidate. Selection process is done strictly on merit. Candidates are advised not to fall prey to any unscrupulous elements.
  • X. Candidates will be permitted to enter examination hall with valid ADMIT CARD only, showing clear COLOUR PHOTO, SIGNATURE & Left Thumb Impression. Hence the candidates are advised to ensure that their proper clear COLOUR PHOTO, SIGNATURE & Left Thumb Impression have been uploaded and are printed on the Admit Card.
  • XI. The candidate must not attempt impersonation or take help of any impersonator at any stage of the selection process or try to copy from neighbouring candidates, books and use of any electronic gadgets.
  • XII. Any material suppression of facts or submitting forge certificates shall lead to rejection his/her candidature at any stage of selection of this process.
  • XIII. If any candidate is found using any type of unfair means during the examination, the candidature of the candidate shall be debarred summarily and the candidate shall not be allowed to appear in any of the exams/written test conducted by Ordnance Factories at a future date.
  • XIV. Decision of Ordnance Factories in all matters relating to the eligibility, acceptance/rejection of any application, allotment of language, examination centre etc. will be final and binding on the candidate and no inquiry/correspondence shall be entertained in this regard.
  • XV. Any subsequent changes in the terms and conditions of the engagement of Trade Apprentices as per the extant rules will stand good. Ordnance Factory Board reserves the right to incorporate any subsequent changes/modifications / additions in the terms & conditions under this advertisement notice as necessitated and applicable.Any corrigendum will be published on the OFB site(www.ofb.gov.in) or the site meant for applying online.
  • XVI. Any dispute in regard to the engagement of Trade Apprentices will be subject to courts/tribunals having jurisdiction over the City/Town in which the concerned Ordnance Factory is situated and where the candidate has submitted his/her application.
  • XVII. The candidates applying for the examination should ensure that they fulfil all the eligibility criteria for admission to the examination. Their admission at all the stages of examination will be purely provisional, subject to their satisfying the prescribed eligibility conditions. If, on verification of document, at any time before or after the written examination, it is found that the candidate does not fulfil any of the eligibility conditions, his/her candidature for the examination shall be cancelled by OFB or concerned Ordnance Factories / units.
  • XVIII. After the written examination is over, the question paper and answer keys will be uploaded on the website within 2 days. If any candidate wants to contest the uploaded answer keys, the candidate can do so within 07 days along with supporting documents ONLY after paying the prescribed fees of Rs 100/- for each question contested online. After the stipulated period is over, no contest shall be entertained.
  • XIX. Record retention period for examination material (Original OMR Sheet/Attendance Sheet/Question paper etc.) will be 3 month after the declaration of result. After that no RTI shall be entertained by OFRC/any unit of Ordnance factories regarding this examination.
  • XX. The Competent Authority reserves the right to adopt any alternative lawful mode of selection in part or in whole, in case of contingency.
  • XXI. The applicants are ONLY required to take a print-out of Admit Card to appear in the exam from the ONLINE portal. The candidates are NOT required to send any hard copy, anywhere, including that of his application filled up online, any documents or Admit Card.
  • XXII. The applicants are required to ensure that the following details appear on the Admit Card print-out:
  • A. Name and Roll No.
  • B. Clear Colour photo for Identification purpose
  • C. legible signature
  • D. Clear Left Thumb Impression E. Complete address of the Centre

OFB Exam 2017 Online Practice Test:

  • OFB ITI Apprentice & Non ITI Apprentice Exam Questions Answers. This mock test having question each, with four choices. On each click on answers system will tell you where the answers is correct or incorrect. There many online practice set of Sarkari Naukri Exam Question answers quiz.

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