OFB Apprentice Recruitment 2020 – 6060 Posts


Ordnance Factory Board has announced the OFB Apprentice Recruitment 2020 notification on 31/12/2019. Notification is out for engagement of 56th Batch (for Non-ITI & ITI candidates) of Trade Apprentices under the Apprentices Act 1961 and amendments thereof in Ordnance & Ordnance Equipment Factories located in different States across India. Eligible candidates can apply online from 10/01/2020 to 09/02/2020. Candidates can view the post details, vacancy details, eligibility criteria, selection process, applying method, fees structure, syllabus, pattern and important dates in the below content.

Name of the Post: Trade Apprentice

Post Date: 02/01/2020

No of Vacancies: 6060

Place: Across India

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Important Dates for OFB Apprentice Recruitment:

Start Date of Online Application 10/01/2020
Last Date of Online Application 09/02/2020

Vacancy Details of OFB Apprentice Recruitment:

S.No. Name of the Posts No. of Posts
1 Non-ITI Category 2219
 2 ITI Category 3847

S.No. Name of the Factory No. of Posts
 1 Ordnance Cable Factory, Chandigarh 46
 2 Gun Carriage Factory, Jabalpur 176
3 Grey Iron Foundry, Jabalpur 56
4 Ordnance Factory, Itarsi 146
5 Ordnance Factory, Khamaria, Jabalpur 84
6 Ordnance Factory, Katni 30
7 Vehicle Factory, Jabalpur 98
8 High Explosive Factory Kirkee, Pune 92
9 Machine Tool Prototype Factory, Ambernath, Thane 91
10 Ordnance Factory Ambajhari, Nagpur 375
11 Ordnance Factory Ambernath, Thane 110
12 Ordnance Factory, Bhandara 256
13 Ordnance Factory, Bhusawal 103
14 Ordnance Factory Chanda, Chandrapur 227
15 Ordnance Factory Dehu Road, Pune 19
16 Ordnance Factory, Varangaon 163
17 Ammunition Factory Khadki, Pune 424
18 Ordnance Factory Badmal, Bolangir 63
19 Cordite Factory, Arvankadu 187
20 Engine Factory Avadi, Chennai 128
21 Heavy Alloy Penetrator Project, Tiruchirapalli 89
22 Heavy Vehicles Factory Avadi, Chennai 265
23 Ordnance Clothing Factory Avadi, Chennai 242
24 Ordnance Factory, Tiruchirapalli 178
25 Ordnance Factory Project Medak, Hyderabad 438
26 Ordnance Clothing Factory, Shahjahanpur 282
27 Field Gun Factory, Kanpur 55
28 Ordnance Equipment Factory, Hazratpur 49
29 Ordnance Factory, Kanpur 295
30 Ordnance Factory, Muradnagar 178
31 Ordnance Parachute Factory, Kanpur 181
32 Small Arms Factory, Kanpur 123
33 Ordnance Factory, Dehradun 77
34 Opto Electronics Factory, Dehradun 151
35 Gun and Shell Factory, Cossipore 104
36 Metal and Steel Factory, Ishapore 248
37 Ordnance Factory Dum Dum, Kolkata 57
38 Rifle Factory Ishapore, Kolkata 174

Pay Scale:

The minimum stipend per month shall be paid to the trade apprentices (as per the
provision of sub-rule(1) of rule 11 of the Apprenticeship Rules, 1992).

Age limit (09/02/2020):

The age limit should be between 15 to 24 years.

Age Relaxation:

S.No. Category Age Relaxation
1 Schedule Cast/Scheduled Tribe (SC/ST) 05 years
2 Other Backward Classes (OBC) 03 years
3 Ex-Servicemen 05 years
4 Persons with Disabilities (PwD) 10 years
5 Persons with Disabilities (PwD) + OBC 13 years
6 Persons with Disabilities (PwD) + SC / ST 15 years

Educational Qualification:

1. Non-ITI Category:

Candidates should have passed Madhyamik (class X std or equivalent) as on date of notification for applying with minimum 50% marks in aggregate and with 40% marks in Mathematics and Science each.

2. ITI Category:

  • Candidates should have passed relevant trade test from any institute recognized by NCVT or SCVT or any other authority specified through Gazette notification of Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship / Ministry of Labour and Employment with duration as per the Apprentice Act 1961 plus passed Madhyamik / Class X std or equivalent (Minimum 50% aggregate marks both in Matriculate / Class X std and ITI).
  • The relevant trade to be considered will be strictly on the basis of Schedule I of Apprentice Act 1961 (and amendments thereof).

Selection Process:

The selection will be based on the

  1. Merit
  2. Medical Examination
  3. Document Verification.

Application Fee:

Candidates should pay 100/- through online.

How to Apply for OFB Apprentice Recruitment:

  • Candidates should apply through online.
  • Candidates are required to give the valid mobile number and e-mail id for periodical notices.
  • Candidates are requested to keep the scanned copy of colour photograph (size 3.5 cm x 3.5 cm) taken not later than three months from the date of application, JPG / JPEG / PNG / BMP format, 100 DPI, size of the file should be between 20 kb-70 kb.
  • Candidates are requested to keep the scanned copy of the signature by the candidate on white paper with black / blue ink pen (size 3.5 cm x 3.5 cm JPG / JPEG / PNG / BMP format, 100 DPI, size of the file should be between 20kb – 30kb).

Important Links for OFB Apprentice Recruitment:

To Apply Online  Click here
For Official Website Click here
For Official Notification Click here

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