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 Application10/01/2020
Last Date of Online Application09/02/2020

Vacancy Details of OFB Apprentice Recruitment:

S.No.Name of the PostsNo. of Posts
1Non-ITI Category2219
 2ITI Category3847
S.No.Name of the FactoryNo. of Posts
 1Ordnance Cable Factory, Chandigarh46
 2Gun Carriage Factory, Jabalpur176
3Grey Iron Foundry, Jabalpur56
4Ordnance Factory, Itarsi146
5Ordnance Factory, Khamaria, Jabalpur84
6Ordnance Factory, Katni30
7Vehicle Factory, Jabalpur98
8High Explosive Factory Kirkee, Pune92
9Machine Tool Prototype Factory, Ambernath, Thane91
10Ordnance Factory Ambajhari, Nagpur375
11Ordnance Factory Ambernath, Thane110
12Ordnance Factory, Bhandara256
13Ordnance Factory, Bhusawal103
14Ordnance Factory Chanda, Chandrapur227
15Ordnance Factory Dehu Road, Pune19
16Ordnance Factory, Varangaon163
17Ammunition Factory Khadki, Pune424
18Ordnance Factory Badmal, Bolangir63
19Cordite Factory, Arvankadu187
20Engine Factory Avadi, Chennai128
21Heavy Alloy Penetrator Project, Tiruchirapalli89
22Heavy Vehicles Factory Avadi, Chennai265
23Ordnance Clothing Factory Avadi, Chennai242
24Ordnance Factory, Tiruchirapalli178
25Ordnance Factory Project Medak, Hyderabad438
26Ordnance Clothing Factory, Shahjahanpur282
27Field Gun Factory, Kanpur55
28Ordnance Equipment Factory, Hazratpur49
29Ordnance Factory, Kanpur295
30Ordnance Factory, Muradnagar178
31Ordnance Parachute Factory, Kanpur181
32Small Arms Factory, Kanpur123
33Ordnance Factory, Dehradun77
34Opto Electronics Factory, Dehradun151
35Gun and Shell Factory, Cossipore104
36Metal and Steel Factory, Ishapore248
37Ordnance Factory Dum Dum, Kolkata57
38Rifle Factory Ishapore, Kolkata174

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.CategoryAge Relaxation
1Schedule Cast/Scheduled Tribe (SC/ST)05 years
2Other Backward Classes (OBC)03 years
3Ex-Servicemen05 years
4Persons with Disabilities (PwD)10 years
5Persons with Disabilities (PwD) + OBC13 years
6Persons with Disabilities (PwD) + SC / ST15 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 WebsiteClick here
For Official NotificationClick here

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