MINISTRY OF DEFENCE
ORDENANCE FACTROY BOARD
KOLKATA – 700 001
INDUCTION OF TRADE APPRENITICES FOR TRAINING UNDER THE APPRENTICES ACT’ 1961 IN ORDNANCE & ORDNANCE EQUIPMENT FACTORIES
On-line’ applications are invited’ from India citizens for Trade apprenticeship training in Ordnance & Ordnance Equipment Factories for the year 2012-13. Particulars of training and induction process are given below:-
For candidates residing at Assam, Meghalaya, Arunachal Pradesh, Mizorzm, Manipur, Nagaland, Tripura, Sikkim, Jammu & Kashmir, Lahul & Spiti District and pangi sub division of chamba district of Himachal Pradesh, Andaman & Nikobar islands, Lakshadweep and candidates residing abroad, last date of receipt of hard copy of the application by the respective Ordnance Factories will be -03-01-2013.
Between 14 to 22 Years- As on 01-10-2012 relaxation in upper age limit is permitted as under:
(a) For SC/ST candidates – 05 (Five) years.
(b) For OBC candidates – 03 (three) years
(c) Fo9r Physically Handicapped (PH) / Physically Challenged (PC) Candidates – 10 (Ten) years.
(d) For ITI candidates- Upper age limit will be relax able by the period of training already undergone as per the normal duration of NCVT/SCVT, in the relevant trade.
a) For non-lTl applicants: - Passed "Madhyamik" (Class: X standard or equivalent),
with minimum 40% marks in Aggregate and with 40% marks in each of Mathematics &
b) For lTl applicants: - Should have passed trade test from any institute recognized by
NCW or SCW or any other authority specified through Gazette Notification of Ministry of Labour & Employment, with duration as per Apprentice Act
ADDRESS FOR APPLICATION: Application is to be addressed to the Senior General Manager/ General Manager of any of the following ordnance Factories, where the applicant intends to undergo the Trade Apprenticeship training and to appear in the
competitive induction Examination. Factory-wise Vacancy of Trade Apprentices (53rd Batch),2012 is enclosed herewith as Annexure - 'A'
HOW TO APPLY:
a) Candidate must apply 'online' through Ordnance Factory Board website htto://ofbindia.gov.in
b) While filling up the application form through the website, the applicant must be ready with the following -
i) Scanned copy of his/her recent passport size colour photograph, and
ii) Scanned copy of his/her signature
c) Candidates must follow the detailed instructions, which will be available on the web-site while filling up the application form.
d) The hard copy of the application form must be sent to the respective Ordnance Factory, in a closed envelop super scribed with "APPLICATION FOR TRADE APPRENTISHIP” where the candidate intend to apply along with the attested copy of the following documents
i) Educational qualification
ii) SC/ST/OBC/PH (PC) certificates. Candidates claiming OBC status should note that
certificate on creamy layer should have been obtained within 03 years before the closing
iii) Document of Age proof
e) Indian Postal order of Rs. 30/- (non-refundable), in favor of sr.GM/GM of the ordnance Factory, where the candidate has applied for. Candidate should write in ink the serial no. of his/her acknowledge form at the back of IPO.
f) Candidates should note that Ordnance Factories will in no case be responsible for non receipt of their hard copy application or any delay in its receipt on any account whatsoever. Hard Copy of applications received after the prescribed closing date will not be entertained under any circumstances and all such applications received after closing date will be summarily rejected.
g) candidates belonging to SC/ST or PH (PC) category are exempted from submitting IPO.
h) Girl applicants are exempted from submission of IPO.
i) Indian Postal order must have been issued after the date of publication of this
advertisement and should not be later than the last date of submission of the application
j) Hard copy of educational qualification, Age proof, SC/ST/OBC/PH (PC) certificates & Photograph of the candidate must be attested by any Central / State Govt. Gazetted Officer or any other competent authority, as per Govt. rules.
EXAMINATION: The Examination will be as follows:
a. For Non-lTl Candidates: written Test (one Paper of 03 hours duration) consisting
of questions on - English, General Knowledge, Mathematics and Aptitude/Reasoning, as per Madhyamik( Class: X Standard or equivalent)
b For ITI candidates: written Test (one paper consisting with 02
parts of total 03 hours duration)
PART - A: Questions on English, General Knowledge, Mathematics and
Aptitude/Reasoning _ approx. 40% out of total number of questions.
PART - B: Questions- on the group of Subject trades - approx. 60% out of total number
c. Examination will consist of 'Multiple choice objective Type questions,.
d. candidate will be allowed to write the examination in any one of the following languages: Hindi/English/ Telugu/Marathi/Tamil Bengali/ Oriya, as per his/her option in the Application.
e) candidates will be permitted to enter examination hail with proper ADMIT CARD only..
MERIT LIST: Merit list for all candidates will be published through Ordnance Factory Board web site www.Ofbindia.gov.in. In the event of tie in total marks obtained by the candidates, following criterion will be followed to decide merit position.
a. For Non –ITI candidates; by age seniority
b. For ITI Candidates : i. Higher Marks in part-B
ii. Age seniority ( in case marks obtained in part-B are also
1. Date of on-line registration of application: 26-11-2012
2. Last date of on-line Registration of application : 17-12-2012 (upto 17.00 hrs).
3. Last date of receipt of Hard Copy of application at respective Ordnance Factory :
27-12-2012 (with in working Hours)
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