OFB has released advertisement notification for the recruitment of trade apprentice in 2018 for 7048 vacancy all over India. State wise ordnance factory board recruitment vacancy for ITI and Non-ITI candidates have been given in the PDF file which can be downloaded from the link given at the last. Candidates can apply online for the posts of Trade Apprentices in Ordnance Factory Board on their official website. We also have given the online application form link. For ITI posts candidates must have done ITI in relevant subjects or trades (electrician, Mechanic, Machinist, Fitter, welder etc). The Ordnance factory board has published the notification for the latest recruitment of trade apprentices in 2018 on their official website which is www.ofb.gov.in for 55th batch. Madhyamik or 10th class pass and ITI passed candidates are eligible to apply for the posts. Detailed eligibility criteria, minimum qualification requirement, salary details, age limit and relaxation has been given below. Starting date for online application form fill up and last date (closing date) for online application form submission can be found here.
Details of the post and vacancy:
Following posts will be recruited in Ordnance factory board (OFB) 2018 –
Trade Apprentice –
ITI – 3736 posts,
Non-ITI – 3312 posts.
Vacancy will be reserved for the SC ST OBC Ex-serviceman and PH category also. To know the category wise, post wise and state wise vacancy break up list, please download the full official notification for Ordnance Factory recruitment in PDF format from the link of official website given at the last.
Educational Qualification Required:
Eligibility for Trade Apprentice posts –
For non-ITI category – Candidates must have passed Madhyamik or 10th (Class X) for applying in the non-ITI category posts in Ordnance Factory OFB with 40% marks in aggregate with 40% marks in each of science and mathematics.
For ITI category – candidates applying for the ITI posts, must have passed ITI in relevant trades / discipline from NCVT/ SCVT approved ITI institutions. Possessing of qualification / ITI will be calculated as on the last date of application (closing date). Candidates should visit the official notification to know whether the appearing / final year candidates can apply for the post or not.
Important Dates of Recruitment:
Starting of online application form fill up and submission – 20-01-2018.
Last date for submission of online form – 07-02-2018.
Monthly Salary for Trade Apprentice posts in OFB:
Recruited Trade Apprentices will be paid monthly stipend for 3 years as decided by the Trade Apprentice Act, Govt of India.
Lower Limit = 14 years,
Upper Limit = 22 years (for ITI candidates age relaxation will be provided as per rules).
Upper age relaxation will be provided to all the reserved category candidates as per the norms of Ordnance Factory Board (OFB). Age will be calculated as per their reference date.
Recruitment process will include written examination only. Syllabus for the recruitment written test can be downloaded from the PDF file link. Exam center will be in various places.
How to Apply:
Candidates need to visit the official website of OFB for applying online. You can also download the offline form. Instruction and guidelines for the Recruitment 2018 can be found on below links. Here is an important message from OFB recruitment notification, “Candidates who have already applied through the Government Of India portal, www.apprenticeship.gov.in are necessarily required to re-apply to appear in written examination.” Please visit the official website to know more.
- Official Website: Click to go.
- ownload notification: Click Here.