Indian Ordnance Factory Recruitment 2017 – 6948 Trade Apprentices Vacancies

Indian Ordnance Factory Recruitment 2017 : The Indian Government under Ministry of Defense has published the official Notification to invite online application from the candidates for Indian Ordnance Factory Board Jobs 2017.

This recruitment is conducting for filling up the 6948 vacancies for 55th Batch of Trade Apprentices Post. This Recruitment is only for  Non ITI and ITI candidates. Those candidates who are eligible and interested in this recruitment can apply online from the official website of Ordnance Factory Board – Click Here.

The Last date for filling up the Application form is 7th February 2017. Candidates must fill the application form before the last date to avoid any last minute rush.


Indian Ordnance Factory


About OFB ( Ordnance Factory Board )OFB is established in the year 1775 to fulfill the Transport needs of the Armed forces and it also manufactures and design the vehicles for Indian Army so that they can operate in extreme climatic conditions. Its headquarter is located in Kolkata, India. Recently the Indian Ordnance Factory has announced the vacancies for the recruitment of Trade Apprentices for ITI and Non ITI candidates .


Important Details Regarding OFB Recruitment :

Total Number of Vacancies – 6948 Post

Mode of Application – Online 

Post for which recruitment is conducted – Trade Apprentice


Vacancy Details under OFB Recruitment :

The total number of vacancies published in the official notification is around 6948. In which 3621 post are available for the ITI candidates and 3327 post are available for Non-ITI candidates. This is huge vacancies and is the highest ever as its a part of Skill India Mission.

ITI Post – 3621

NON-ITI post – 3327

Vacancies given in the Notification is State wise. Candidates must go through the notification for more details regarding number of vacancies. Link for the Notification is given below.


Education Qualification : 

Those who are interested in the above recruitment must completed 10th/12th/ITI/Graduation/Diploma in the respective specialization available in the notification from any recognized Institution or university or Board.

Candidates must check the education qualification details for each post to avoid any kind of mistakes while filling up the form.


Age Limit : Candidates who are applying for OFB recruitment must have the age between the Age limit from 14-22 years. The age criteria may be different for various post – check notification for more information.

Age Relaxation is also applicable to the following Category :

Candidates belongs to OBC category – 3 years

SC/ST candiates – 5 Years

PWD category – 10 years.


Important Event and Dates :

Submission of Online Application will starts from – 17th January 2017

Last date for the Submitting the Application form – 7th February 2017


How to Apply for Ordnance Factory Recruitment for Trade Apprentice :

Candidates who are eligible for the above recruitment have to fill the application form in order to register yourself for the examination. Following Steps are given on how to apply application for OFB.

  • Go to the official website of Ordnance Factory Board website – Click Here
  • Search for the Recruitment Notification and read it carefully to check every instruction regarding vacancies, eligibility criteria etc.
  • Click on the link that Shows Apply Online and Fill the Application form with your details in respective field.
  • Upload all the necessary scanned documents along with your recent photograph.
  • Pay the Application fee and Click on the Final Submit button.
  • Take the Print out of your Application form and r-receipt for future reference.


Exam Pattern :

No of PapersExam SubjectsNo. of QuestionsTime Duration
For Non-ITI Candidates
Paper – 1English language, General Knowledge,
Mathematics, Reasoning Aptitude
1503 Hours
For ITI Candidates
Paper – 1English language, General Knowledge,
Mathematics, Reasoning Aptitude ( 40% of Total Number of Question )
1503 Hours
Paper – 2Question on the group of Subject Trades ( 60% of Total No of Questions)


Click here to view the Official Notification






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