Ordnance Factory Board Apprentice Recruitment 2020: Ordnance Factory Board Apprentice Recruitment 2020 notification is out. The posts advertised are for ITI Trade apprenticeship and Non-ITI Trade apprenticeship with 6060 vacancies respectively in advertisement number 1457. Apply online from January 10, 2020, to February 9, 2020, through ofb.gov.in. Get here complete details of Ordnance Factory Board Apprentice recruitment 2020 including eligibility, selection procedure, application form, etc.
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Ordnance Factory Board Apprentice Recruitment 2020
Ordnance Factory Recruitment Centre (OFRC) is carrying out Ordnance Factory Board Apprentice Recruitment as per the following schedule. Note all the important dates of Ordnance Factory Board Apprentice Recruitment from here to not miss any event.
|Notification releases||31 Dec 2019|
|Availability of application form||10 Jan 2020|
|Closing date of submission of Online Application||9 Feb 2020|
Ordnance Factory Board Apprentice Recruitment 2020 Notification
The official notification of Ordnance Factory Board Apprentice Recruitment 2020 has been released by the Ordnance Factory Recruitment Centre (OFRC). Candidate can see the first page below, and click on it to download the complete document as pdf.
Download Here: Click here to download the official notification of Ordnance Factory Board Apprentice Recruitment 2020.
Ordnance Factory Board Apprentice Recruitment 2020 Online Application Form
Interested and eligible candidates can apply for Ordnance Factory Board Apprentice Recruitment 2020. Key details to be noted about Ordnance Factory Board Apprentice Recruitment 2020 application form are as follows.
- Ordnance Factory Recruitment Centre (OFRC) releases Ordnance Factory Board Apprentice Recruitment 2020 Application Form in online mode.
- To apply, prospective applicants need to visit ofb.gov.in.
- The details to be filled in the form includes the name, father’s name, date of birth, marks obtained in the matriculation or equivalent certificate, contact details, valid identification number, etc.
Application Fee: Candidate can see the application fee details from the below table:
The application fee can be paid by using Internet Banking/debit card/credit card/Cash Card, Wallets/IMPS /NEFT/UPI, BHIM. The fee amount is non-refundable.
Note: Candidates who have already applied through apprenticeship.gov.in have to re-apply on OFB website.
Ordnance Factory Board Apprentice Recruitment 2020 Eligibility Criteria
Candidates must ensure their eligibility standards before filling the Ordnance Factory Board Apprentice Recruitment 2020 application form. You can see detailed eligibility from the below:
Age Limit: Candidate who is between 15 to 24 years as on February 9, 2020, are eligible. Relaxation in the upper age limit is given in the below table:
|SC/ST Candidates||5 years|
|OBC Candidates||3 years|
|For Physically Handicapped (PH) /|
Differently Abled Candidates
|Additional 10 years |
Unreserved: 10 years
OBC (Non creamy): 13 years
SC/ST: 15 years
|ITI Candidates||Upper age limit relax is provided according to the period of training|
- For Non-ITI Category: Candidates must have class 10th certificate with 50% marks in aggregate(all subjects) and 40% marks in Mathematics and Science each.
- For ITI Category: Candidates must have a trade test certificate from any recognized institute and also passing certificate of class 10th (minimum 50% aggregate marks both in matriculate and ITI).
Ordnance Factory Board Apprentice Recruitment 2020 Vacancies
The total number of vacancies includes 3847 for ITI candidates and 2219 Non-ITI candidates. Candidate can opt for only one Ordnance and Ordnance Equipment Factories. The list of the Ordnance Equipment Factories is given in the below link.
- Click here to check the detailed vacancies Ordnance Factory Board Apprentice Recruitment 2020
Ordnance Factory Board Apprentice Recruitment 2020 Selection Procedure
The selection of the candidate is done on the basis of the merit list. For the Non-ITI and Ex-ITI category, merit list is released separately by the officials.
- The merit list of the Non-ITI category is prepared factory wise on the basis of the aggregate percentage of marks in class 10th. The trades are allotted to the Non-ITI category on the Merit-cum-choice basis after selection.
- The merit list for the Ex-ITI category is prepared factory wise and trade wise. Based on average percentage of marks both in class 10th and ITI (minimum 50% in aggregate in each).
According to vacancies, the selection list is prepared. After that, selected candidates are called for document verification. In the document verification round, all the documents of the candidates are verified by the authority.
After document verification, the medical examination is conducted by respective Ordnance and Ordnance Equipment Factory. Date, time and venue of medical examination is communicated separately by that factory only. The candidates who have passed in the medical examination are considered for further process of Trade Apprentices engagement.
Tie Breaking: In the case of the two candidates having the same marks, the candidates with older age is given preference. If the date of birth is also the same then the candidates who have passed matriculation examination earlier are considered first. If the year of the passing is also the same then the candidate name in alphabetical order is considered first.
Ordnance Factory Board Apprentice Recruitment 2020 Stipend
The stipend per month is paid to the trade apprentices is according to the rules mentioned in the act. Candidates can see the below table to know about the stipend:
|During 1 year of training||70% of min wages to semi-skilled workers|
|During 2 year of training||80% of min wages to semi-skilled workers|
|During 3 year of training||90% of min wages to semi-skilled workers|
No other allowances are paid during the entire period of the apprenticeship training.
About Indian Ordnance Factories Board
The Indian Ordnance Factories organization consists of a family of 41 Ordnance Factories. They are dealing in mainly testing, logistics, research, production, development, and marketing of a comprehensive product range in the area of land, sea and air systems. The main mission it production of state of the art battlefield equipment. Indian Ordnance Factories is a huge industrial setup that covers under the Department of Defence Production of the Ministry of Defence.
OFB Apprentice 2020 Recruitment Frequently Asked Questions
Ans : A candidate who has passed matriculation (10th class) examination with mathematics and science as subjects in 10th class and has not undergone any training in Industrial Training Institute (ITI), can apply as a NON-ITI candidate. A candidate who has passed matriculation (10th class) examination and has undergone training in Industrial Training Institute (ITI) and / or possesses certificate issued by NCVT/SCVT, can apply as an EX-ITI candidate.
Ans : Candidates must have passed a certificate in the 10th class. For the detailed eligibility refer to the article above.
Official website: ofb.gov.in