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Recruitment for apprentices in various OFB’s India

November 3, 2011 Leave a comment
KOLKATA – 700 001


On-line’ Application is  invited from Indian Citizen for TRADE APPRENTICESHIP training in Ordnance & Ordnance Equipment Factories for the year 2011-12.Particulars of training and induction process are given below:-


 1. Between 14 to 22    years – As   on   01-10-2011 
2.  Relaxation in Upper age limit is permitted by –

 (a)   For SC/ST Candidates – 05 (Five) years.

 (b)   For OBC candidates – 03 (Three) years

 (c)   For Physically Handicapped (PH) / Physically Challenged (PC)       Candidates- 10(Ten) years.

             (d)   For ITI Candidates – upper age limit will be relaxed by the period of training already undergone by them in any Institute recognized by NCVT or SCVT, duly covered through Gazette Notification of Ministry of Labour & Employment.


1. For non-ITI applicants: – Passed Madhyamik (Class – 10th Standard) or Equivalent Examination with 40% marks in aggregate and 45% marks in each of Mathematics & Science (Physics and Chemistry).

2.  For ITI applicants: – Should be passed out from the ITI, duly recognized by NCVT or SCVT and covered through Gazette Notification of Ministry of Labour & Employment, with minimum two years duration. 


(One Candidate is Eligible to apply against one Factory & one Trade only)

Application is to be addressed to the Senior General Manager/ General Manager of any of the following factories, where from the applicant intend for the Trade Apprenticeship training and to appear for the 

Click here to view the list of vacancies available over various OFB’s  in India 


Govt., to recruit more persons in Ordnance Factories (OFB).

August 11, 2011 Leave a comment

Agreements of Ordnance Factories
with MNCs for ToT

   Ordnance Factory Board has been allowed to
enter into agreement with Foreign Vendors for Transfer of Technology, in
sequel to the Armed Forces procurement, on case to case basis.
Present Strength of the Staff at the
Ordnance Factories are not sufficient to meet the demands of the three
Services of the Armed Forces. Government proposes to recruit more persons
for the purpose.

   During financial year 2010-11, total 14,199
Nos. of staff have been inducted at various levels in Ordnance Factories.
This information was given by Minister of
State for Defence Shri MM Pallam Raju in a written reply to Shri Sanjay Raut
in Rajya Sabha today

Categories: OFB, VACANCY

Vacancy for various group ‘c’ post in Vehicle Factory Jabalpur,

March 9, 2011 Leave a comment

   (IOF) Indian Ordnance Factories , (VF) Vehicle Factory , Jabalpur, MP, Pin-482009, Govt. of India, Ministry of Defence, invites job applications from the candidates for the various Group ‘C’ job vacancies of 475 Semi Skilled (SS) posts.

Applications are invited from the candidates for filling up the following Group ‘C’ Semi Skilled 475 posts in the Vehicle Factory (VF), Jabalpur, MP, Pin-482009.

1. Cable Jointer (2 Posts UR-2)


2. Carpenter (5 Posts UR-4,ST-1)


3. Electroplater (2 Posts UR-2)


4. Examiner Engg. (27 Posts UR-16,SC-4,ST-7)


5. Fitter Auto Elec (26 Posts UR-16,SC-4,ST-5,OBC-1)


6. Fitter Automobile (78 Posts UR-53,SC-8,ST-15,OBC-2)


7. Fitter Electric (14 Posts UR-9,SC-2,ST-2,OBC-1)


8. Fitter Genl (68 Posts UR-52,SC-4,ST-8,OBC-4)


9. Fitter Pipe (6 Posts UR-5,ST-1)


10.Fitter T & G (2 Posts UR-2)


11.Fitter Electronic (17 Posts UR-12,SC-2,ST-2,OBC-1)


12.Fitter Refrg (3 Posts UR-2,ST-1)


13.Fitter Instrument (2 Posts UR-2)


14.Grinder (21 Posts UR-19,ST-2)


15.Machinist (95 Posts UR-53,SC-8,ST-26,OBC-8)


16.Miller (10 Posts UR-6,SC-1,ST-2,OBC-1)


17.Millwright (17 Posts UR-11,ST-5,OBC-1)


18.Mason (4 Posts UR-4)


19.Painter (10 Posts UR-6,ST-3,OBC-1)


20.Tool Maker (5 Posts UR-4,ST-1)


21.Turner (24 Posts UR-18,ST-5,OBC-1)


22.Welder (28 Posts UR-25,SC-3)


23.Electrician (9 Posts UR-8,OBC-1)

Pay Scale: Rs.5200-20200/- + Grade Pay Rs.1800/-

Age Limit: 18 to 32 Years

Qualification: Must possess NCTVT Certificate in the relevant trade failing which by ITI or equivalent Diploma/Certificate holder in the respective Trade. No inter changing of trade is permissible

Selection Procedure: 
1. Selection will be based on an Objective Type Written Examination conforming to the NCTVT syllabus for a particular Trade.
2. Successful candidates will be called for a Practical Trade Test.
3. Both the written examination and the practical trade tests will carry equal weightage and the final merit will be based on the combined marks of the two.

Application Fee: Rs.50/- drawn by Demand Draft or Indian Postal Order in favour of The Sr.General Manager, Vehicle Factory, Jabalpur, Pin-482009.  

How to Apply:
1.Applications duly typed in A-4 paper and neatly handwritten in block letters in the prescribed format only.
2.Applications along with two self attested photographs and the attested photocopies of all the relevant documents.
3.Attested photocopies of mark sheets / certificates of educational & technical qualification, caste certificate & physically handicapped certificate, proof of age, proof regarding experience in the relevant field and other testimonials if any.
4.The envelope containing the application must be superscribed as Application for the Post of ……. (Name of the post applied and Category) 

Application Addressed to:
The Sr.General Manager,
Vehicle Factory,
Jabalpur (MP),

Last Date: 25.03.2011

1.Vacancies are reserved for Ex-Servicemen and Physically Handicapped categories
2.The vacancy position is subject to variation at the discretion of the Sr.General Manager, Vehicle Factory (VF), Jabalpur depending upon the situation at the relevant time. 
3.Relaxation in upper age limit for the reserved post.
4.Ex-Trade apprentices of ordnance factories will be given relaxation in ate to the extent of the period.
5.Mere fulfilling the minimum prescribed qualification will not vest any right upon the candidate for being called for the test.
6.The factory shall not be responsible for any postal delay or failure. 

Caution to All Applicants: 
some unscrupulous elements may approach you with the assurance of procuring appointment for you in the factory through illegal gratification.  You must not fall prey to such false assurance or exploitation and must not entertain or encourage such elements in any way. It is emphasized and reassured that the selection test and exercise will be done on merit only in a transparent manner.

 For Application Format and more details click here.

Categories: OFB, VACANCY

The 9th Steering Committe Meeting of OFB JCM III level council held on 12-03-2010

October 1, 2010 Leave a comment
Categories: JCM, OFB

The 9th Steering Committe Meeting of OFB JCM III level council held on 12-03-2010

October 1, 2010 Leave a comment

The points raised by the respective members on NG Staff issued:
1.As the post of the Chargeman grade II & Grade I and the post of Assiatant and office supererindent have been merged due to the implementation of recomendations of 6th PC so the resultant vacant posts should be filled up immediately by granting one time relaxation from the residency period stipulted by DOPT OM dated 24th march 2009.further the vacant post of Asst.foreman and JWM should also be filled up.
SS/BPMS Official side views:DOPT norms contained in OM dated 24-3-09 is applicaable to all central governament employees. As such relaxation pf DOPT norms are not possible at this stage. OFB has issued instructions to effect promotions to CM(T&NT) vide OFB order dated 22-01-2010.Relaxation at this can not be accorded.Poweer to relax residen cy period rests with MOD and it may take time and entire process of promotion may be delayed.promotions to AF for 2009-10 is over.
Decision: A proposal for one time relaxation of residency period for the promotion from the feeder grade(merged) to the higher grade maay be taken up with MOD.
2.Promotion of all eligible Chargeman to AF/FM/SH. Promotions of all eligible (approximately 411) chargeman (ex-cm I/T&NT) against over all vacancies be ordered from GP Rs.4200/- to Rs.24600/- during the current financial year(before march 2010)through review DPC-2009-2010.It will facilitate paricy amongst streem and gainful utilisation of vacancies.
BKS/AIANGO. It was decided that DPC for 2010-11 may be convened at the earlist.
3.Filling the LDCE vacancies of CM against 25% from available wait list candidates in ordnance factories. RS/INDWF. last examinations of LDCE to fill 25% CM II was conducted during the year 2008. Due proposed merger of CM II with CM I, LDCE examinations were not conducted during 2009 and till date. Action is in hand for conducting LDCE during 2010.
4.Transfer Policy. BRN/BPMS . The existing policy of OFB for GOs and NGOs are faulty due to which the credibility of OFB is going down and lot of rumours are spreading to defame the prganization.He suggested for framing suitable transparent transfer policy in consultation with staff side. He also suggested to(i)stop the implementation of intger factory transfers on public interest,(ii)unavoidable transfers may be executed in the month of June/july,(iii)to issue transfer orders on promotion only etc.,.It was stated that the existing policy wasd being reiewd by the official side.
5.Creation ofseperate discipline as CM II Tech/Electical(Electronics) BNR/BPMS.OFB has issued order on 25-1-2010 with drawing its earlier instructions dated 28-5-07 regarding the promotions of Fitter Electronics to CM. Some factories are effecting th order for the individuals aalready promoted to CM (Electrical/Electronics0 It was stated that a circular would be issued to the factories not to reopen the pas cases.
6.No recruitment /joining of JWM through LDCE/UPSC till merger of AF/FM/SH with JWM. BKS/AIANGO. PROPOSAL IS NOT AGREED TO. Point is closed.
7.Gainful utilisation of vacancies and one time relaxation in eligib ility for promotion from CM to AF/FM/SH – BKS/AIANGO To fill up the remaining 2436(approx.2847-411=2436) vaciencies in Grade of AF/FM/SH.-Official side views :Right at this moment it is not advisable to go for relaxation in residency period.
8.Up gradation of & Merger AF/FM/SH with JWM w.e.f 1-1-06 as per Govt. Orders. BKS/AIANGO. Officials side says that the proposl for merger of the posts of AF/FM/SH with JWM w.e.f 1-1-06 is still under the examination of MOD along with another proposal for upgradation of pre-revised pay scale of Rs.7400/- Rs.11000/- to Rs.7500/- Rs.12000/- and accordingly awarding respective higher pay.It is decided that staff side requested that the merger orders of AF to JWM should be issued byOFB at the earliest. It was decided that the pending proposals may be pursued with MOD for early finalisation of the issue.

Source: NDNGS

Categories: JCM, OFB

Nalanda Ordnance Factory in Bihar

July 28, 2010 Leave a comment

The details of land acquired from the farmers for setting the  Nalanda Ordnance Factory in Bihar are as follows :-

(a) Total area of land acquired is 1749.82 acres.

(b) (i) The number of families affected / displaced – 1191.

     (ii) Compensation of Rs. 35.56 crores has been paid towards the  cost of land.

    (iii) 1191 houses have been constructed for the displaced  families along with roads, water supply and sanitation  facilities. Common amenities such as community centre, school  and dispensary have also been constructed. The total expenditure  for these amounts to Rs. 14.59 crores.

    (c) No representations have been received regarding compensation  or rehabilitation. But there are representations on provision of  jobs.

    Preferential employment in Ordnance Factory, Nalanda could not  be provided for the displaced persons as the Government policy  at that time did not provide for such employment.

    This information was given by Defence Minister Shri AK Antony in  a written reply to Shri Ramkishun and Shri Kaushalendra Kumar in  Lok Sabha today.

Source – PIB

Categories: OFB

Nalanda Ordnance Factory in Bihar

July 28, 2010 Leave a comment
Categories: OFB