OFB Recruitment 2023 Ordnance Factory Apprentice Jobs Eligibility

September 7, 2022

OFB Recruitment

A very latest notification of OFB Recruitment has been published for the total 6060 vacancies of Semi Skilled Industrial Employees (IEs) Group 'C' posts in different trades by Ordnance Factory Recruitment Board under Advertisement No: 1457. These vacancies are for ordnance factories across India and all eligible and willing aspirants must apply OFRC Recruitment through the link which is available on the official web page of the department.

How to Fill Online OFB Application Form

www.ofbindia.gov.in Recruitment-

Candidates, who are interested to apply OFB Recruitment, must fill their OFRC Application Form through the link which is given by an expert team of gayatrijobs.com at the bottom of this page. The process of applying is also mentioned on this page but advised to all appliers please read official notification very carefully before filling OFB Registration Form online. FILLING UP ONE VACANCY OF MEMBER (FINANCE), ORDNANCE FACTORY BOARD, KOLKATA IN THE PAY SCALE OF RS. 75,500-80,0000 (HAG+) (PRE-REVISED) ON DEPUTATION.

OFB Recruitment Overview-

Name of the DepartmentOrdnance Factory Recruitment Board
OFB Vacancies NameSemi Skilled Industrial Employees (IEs) Group 'C' posts
OFRC Advertisement No.-
Information AboutOFB Recruitment
Total Vacant Posts6060
Opening Date of Applying OFB Form-
Last Date for Submission OFRC Form -

Brief information about Ordnance Factory Board-

Ordnance Factory Board, which is also known OFB in short form, is central government structure. OFB has total 41 factories spreading all over India in various states. OFB has 22 extra establishments for Training/Safety/R&D and Recruitment etc. Ordnance Factory Recruitment Board recruits massive vacancies of various posts every year from all over India.


OFB ITI Non ITI Apprentice Merit List 2022 Links-

Factory Name


Merit Lists

OFB Chandigarh


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Gun Carriage Factory, Jabalpur


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Grey Iron Foundry, Jabalpur


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OFB Itarsi


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OFB Khamaria, Jabalpur


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OFB Katni


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High Explosive Factory Kirkee, Pune


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Vehicle Factory Jabalpur


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Machine Tool Prototype Factory, Ambernath, Thane


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OFB Ambajhari, Nagpur


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OFB Ambernath, Thane


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OFB Bhandara


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OFB Bhusawal


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OFB Chanda, Chandrapur


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OFB Dehu Road, Pune


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OFB Varngaon


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Ammunition Factory Khadki, Pune


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OFB Badmal, Bolangir


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Cordite Factory Arvankadu


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Engine Factory Avadi, Chennai


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Heavy Vehicles Factory Avadi, Chennai


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Heavy Alloy Penetrator Project, Tiruchirapalli


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Ordnance Clothing Factory Avadi, Chennai


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Ordnance Factory Tiruchirapalli


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OFB Medak, Hyderabad


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Ordnance Cloting Factory, Shahjahanpur


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Field Gun Factory Kanpur


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Ordnance Equipment Factory Hazratpur


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Ordnance Factory Kanpur


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OFB Muradnagar


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Ordnance Parachute Factory Kanpur


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Small Arms Factory Kanpur


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Ordnance Factory Dehradun


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Opto Electronic Factory, Dehradun


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Gun and Shell Factory Cossipor


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Metal and Steel Factory Ishapore


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Ordnance Factory Dum Dum Kolkata


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Rifle Factory Ishapore, Kolkata


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Essential Documents required while filling OFB IEs Application Form-

Scanned Photograph (8-bit jpg/jpeg format and size 30 KB to 50 KB, resolution 140-pixel width & 60 pixel height).

Scanned Thumb impression.

Scanned candidate’s signature.

Essential educational documents scanned copies.

Photo Id as Passport/Voter photo identity card/Driving License issued by state RTO & PAN Card.

Process to Apply Ordnance Factory Board Recruitment Online-

First applying candidates must visit the official website of the department i.e. www.ofbindia.gov.in. Then search NEWS UPDATE section, and click on OFRC Recruitment of Semi Skilled Industrial Employees (IEs) Group ‘C’ & Labour Group ‘C’. OFRC Registration Form will be open in a new tab where aspirants have to fill their all essential information correctly according to their certificates. When filling procedure is completed, upload your photo and all other relevant documents and click on submit button. At last, take the print out of this copy for further use.

Educational Qualifications-

For Semi Skilled Workman-

Matriculation Pass.

National Trade Certificate (NTC) OR

National Apprentice Certificate (NAC)

Both certificates should be issued by National Council for Vocational Training (NCVT).


Matriculation Only

How to prepare for written examination

For Ex-Servicemen-

Candidates belonging to Ex-Serviceman should have Class-3rd equivalent to NAC (National Apprentice Certificate)

Upgrading qualifications of Class – II & Class I equivalent to NTC (National Trade Certificate) as given on OFB notification

OFB Age Limitations-

Applying General aspirant’s age must be between 18 to 32 years.

OBC candidate’s applicants will get age relaxation of maximum 03 years.

SC/ST candidate’s age relaxation will be 05 years maximum.

Application Fee for OFRC Semi Skilled Industrial Employees Recruitment-

For General/OBC candidates will have to pay Rs. 50/-.

Sc/ST/Ex-Serviceman/Physically Handicapped /Women/Ex-Trade Apprentice of Ordnance Factories contenders OFB Application fee is exempted.

Selection Process for OFB Vacancies-

Written Examination

Trade Test

Written Examination-

The OFB written examination will have Multiple Choice Question type (MCQ) of total 100 marks.

No negative marking will be on the written exam.

Ordnance Factory Board Exam Pattern-

SubjectsNumber of Questions Maximum MarksDuration of Exam
Part A (Objective Type)

General Science (10 Questions)

Quantitative Aptitude (10 Questions)

10 Marks each02 Hours
Part B (Objective Type) Questions from the NCVT Syllabus of relevant trade

80 Questions

80 Marks

100 Questions

100 Marks

Trade Test (Practical)-

The trade test is purely qualifying nature and it is mandatory to attend for all contenders (who qualify the OFRC written examination).

OFB Salary Details-

Finally selected candidates will able to get Rs.5200-20200/- per month with grade pay of Rs. 1800/- and all other allowances as per government norms.

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Important Note-

Our team member of this project has uploaded OFB official notification PDF file and advised to all applicants please check this also before applying. If candidates want to get any query from us then they can write us in the below-given comment box. We assure all viewers that we shall contact you in very short time.

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