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GOI Ministry of Defence Orfnance Factory Recruitment Center

Ordnance Factory Board is a bicentenary Government organisation with 41 factories spread throughout India with State of Art defence production technology in diverse fields and 22 others establishments for Training, Safety, R&D, Recruitment etc.

Ordnance Factory Recruitment Centre, on behalf of all the Ordnance Factories, invites ONLINE applications from eligible citizens of India for filling up vacancies/posts of Semi-Skilled grade Industrial Employees (IEs) Group ‘C’ in different Trades and Labour Group ‘C’ in various Ordnance Factories located across India.

Eligible and interested citizens of India, willing to contribute to National Defence Production and defence preparedness of the country are invited to apply ONLINE through the following OFB link:

NOTE: Ex-Trade Apprentices of Ordnance Factories and candidates who have registered with employment exchange are also required to apply online through the OFB link given above. There is no exception available and all the applicants are required to apply ONLINE necessarily. 

Manual application/Hard Copy of applications is not allowed and will not be entertained.

Importance Dates

  • Starting Online Application is 29-05-2017
  • Last Date of Online Application is 19-06-2017

Name of the Post

  • Industrial Employees (Semi-Skilled) & Labour Group ‘C’ 

Note – See Vacancy Details in Official Notification link Given Below.

Pay Scale

  • Pay Band-1 (Rs.5200-20200), Grade Pay Rs. 1800 (pre-revised), Entry Level Pay in 7th CPC 18000

Educational Qualification



Semi Skilled Workman

Matriculation + National Trade Certificate (NTC)/National Apprentice Certificate (NAC) issued by National Council for Vocational Training (NCVT).



Application Fees

  • General / OBC Category  50/- 
  • SC/ST/Female No Fees

Age Limitation

  • 18 to 32 Years (More Details about age Relaxation is Given Below in Official Notification)

Notification  Click Here

Apply Online Click Here

Exam Syllabus Click Here


Centre will be allotted with respect to the location of the Ordnance Factory applied by the candidate in one of the 12 centres viz. Bhubaneswar, Chennai, Coimbatore, Delhi, Hyderabad, Jabalpur, Kolkata, Kanpur, Mumbai, Nagpur, Pune and Trichy. Additional centres like Bhopal, Lucknow and Dehradun may be included. Candidates may be allotted any other centre other than the one determined at the time of submission of online application for administrative reasons. No request for change of centre shall be entertained under any circumstances at any stage of the examination. 


The examination will be trilingual, i.e., Hindi, English and regional language of the State where the factory against which the candidate has applied is located. With reference to Ordnance Factories and their respective locations, this translates to English, Hindi & any one regional language among the following- Bengali/ Marathi/Oriya/Tamil/Telugu. It may be noted that candidates can appear only for that regional language of the state where the factory concerned is located and will have to appear for examination in that State/Centre only. 

a) The selection process shall comprise of a 2 stage process:
• Written examination of 100 marks, objective type and OMR based
• Trade Test (Practical) at the respective factory along with document verification.
b) On the basis of merit list based on marks obtained in written test, candidates 1.25 times the number of vacancies shall be called for Trade Test (Practical).
c) The Trade Test (Practical) shall be only qualifying in nature, without any marks. However, those candidates who do not qualify in the Trade Test shall not be considered at all, irrespective of marks obtained in the written examination.
d) The credentials (as submitted in the application) of the candidates called for the trade test (Practical) will be verified with the original documents at the time of Trade Test at the respective factory.
e) The final merit/select list shall be based on marks obtained in the written test only, subject to document verification and qualifying the Trade Test.
f) The final merit/select list thus prepared factory wise will be published at

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