GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF DEFENCE
ORDNANCE FACTORY BOARD
RECRUITMENT OF GROUP 'B' OFFICERS AS CHARGEMAN (TECHNICAL /
IN ORDNANCE & ORDNANCE EQUIPMEMNT FACTORIES
Application in the Prescribed Format is invited from Indian Citizen only for appointment of Charge man [Technical/Administration (stores/other than stores)] in Ordnance & Ordnance Equipment Factories, located all over India.
PAY & ALLOWANCES :- In the pay band of Rs.9300.00–Rs.34800.00 and Grade Pay Rs.4200.00 with other allowances as admissible.
DISCIPLINE AND CATEGORY Wise Likely VACANCY POSITION :-
DISCIPLINE - MECHANICAL - GENL-87, SC-30, ST-12, OBC-24, PH/PC-08
DISCIPLINE - ELECTRICAL - GENL-05, SC-02, ST-01, OBC-01
DISCIPLINE - CIVIL - GENL-15, SC-01, ST-00, OBC-01, PH/PC-01
DISCIPLINE - METALLURGY - GENL-05, SC-01, ST-02, OBC-00
DISCIPLINE - CLOTHING - GENL-04, SC-00, ST-00, OBC-00
DISCIPLINE - INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY - GENL-22, SC-04, ST-02, OBC-09, PH/PC-01
DISCIPLINE - CHEMICAL - GENL-07 SC-01, ST-03, OBC-02
DISCIPLINE - ADMINISTRATION [NON-TECHNICAL (STORE)] - GENL-05, SC-00, ST-00, OBC-00
DISCIPLINE - ADMINISTRATION[NON-TECHNICAL(OTHERTHAN STORE)] - GENL-06, SC-00, ST-00, OBC-00
NOTE :- ADDITIONAL APPROX. 200 VACANCIES ARE LIKELY TO BE ADDED ON APPROVAL OF COMPETENT AUTHORITY, BASED ON RETIREMENT PROFILE OF EMPLOYEES.
MECHANICAL, ELECTRICAL & CIVIL - Must posses three years Diploma or Equivalent qualifications from AICTE/ UGC approved Institutes, in the relevant Discipline.
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY - Must pass "A" Level competency certificate or equivalent Qualification , OR Equivalent diploma/ degree qualifications in Computer Science from AICTE/ UGC approved institutes.
CHEMICAL, METALLURGY & CLOTHING - B. Sc Degree with General Chemistry as one of the major subjects, OR , Three years Diploma OR equivalent qualification in the respective field from a AICTE/UGC recognized University/ Institute.
ADMINISTRATION [NON-TECHNICAL (STORE / OTHER THAN STORE)] - A Graduate Degree from a AICTE/UGC recognized University/ Institute.
NOTE :- Candidates appearing/appeared in the qualifying examination of respective Trade/Discipline are also eligible to apply for the above posts provisionally. Such candidates, if selected in the written examination must submit the scanned copies of CERTIFICATES of the eligibility qualifications to OFB through e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org, latest by 24-07-2010, so as to be eligible for issuance of call letter for medical test and on-line counseling for choice of factory/ unit. The email must contain the name of the candidate; father's/mother's name; roll no. issued by OFB for appearing in the written test. If the candidate fails to submit the proof of eligibility with the required details through email within the due date, he/she will automatically be considered as 'not-eligible' and will have no claims to be considered for appointment. No correspondence in this regard will be entertained after 31-07-2010.
HOW TO APPLY :-
• An aspirant should apply 'on-line' through Ordnance Factory Board (OFB)
web-site www.ofbindia.gov.in only from 08-05-2010 onwards.
After submitting the on-line application form an 'Acknowledgement' shall be
generated. The candidate will have to download and send the
'Acknowledgement' to OFB 'by post' to the POST BOX No. 12006, COSSIPORE
P.O. Kolkata - 700002. The 'Acknowledgement' should be accompanied with
• Affixing/ pasting one recent color passport size photograph of the candidate,
putting his/her signature on front without hiding his/her face
• RS. 100/- BANK DRAFT ONLY in favour of 'DGOF' payable at Kolkata.
Candidates belonging to SC/ST/PH(PC) are exempted from paying bank draft.
The complete filled-in 'Acknowledgement' along with the above enclosures should be directly sent to the POST BOX No. 12006, COSSIPORE P.O.
Kolkata - 700002 in an envelope superscripting with words (in capital
letter) "RECRUITMENT OF CHARGEMAN" .
• Departmental candidates/other Govt. employees should apply through
proper channel only.
• Candidature of an aspirant will be accepted only on receipt of the
'Acknowledgement' of the 'On-Line' 'Acknowledgement' Form, along with Bank
draft, wherever applicable.
• Incomplete 'Acknowledgement' OR 'Acknowledgement' received after last
date of receipt, will automatically be rejected without showing any reason. No
correspondence in this regard will be entertained.
• The candidates sponsored by Employment Exchange will also have to submit
the applications 'on-line' only. No Bank draft is needed for candidates sponsored by Employment Exchange. However they will have to enclose the copy of letter received from respective Employment Exchange along with the
'Acknowledgement' to get the exemption of Exam Fee of Rs. 100/-. All other
terms & conditions are applicable as per advertisement.
• Any attempt to bring in any influence by any candidate will be treated as
SELECTION OF CANDIDATES :-
i. Selection will be made STRICTLY BASED ON THE MERIT POSITION drawn
from the WRITTEN EXAMINATION (ONE PAPER OF THREE HOURS DURATION)of the candidates. No personal interview shall be held.
ii. Successful Candidates have to be qualified in the MEDICAL Test (conducted at any of the hospital under Ord. Fy. Board). Candidates, who fail to appear for Medical Test whenever scheduled by OFB, their candidature is liable to be cancelled and call letter shall be issued to next successful candidates.
iii. Candidates, who clear Medical Test, will be allowed to indicate choice of posting in the Ord.Fys. where vacancies are available through 'on-line counseling' based on merit cum choice. There after they will be issued appointment letter after verification of original documents & satisfactory clearance of PVR only.
STANDARD AND MEDIUM OF EXAMINATION :-
FOR ALL TRADE/ DISCIPLINES :
(a) Common Objective Test on General Knowledge, General English
& Aptitude Test of Higher Secondary Standard (40% weightage).
(b) Objective Test on subjects of the essential qualification for relevant
discipline (60% weightage).
¨ MEDIUM OF EXAMINATION : ENGLISH or HINDI
(CHOICE TO BE INDICATED IN THE APPLICATION FORM. IN ABSENCE OF
INDICATION OF ANY CHOICE, IT WILL BE CONSIDERED AS ENGLISH)
DATE AND CENTRE FOR WRITTEN TEST :-
• There will be fourteen (14) Examination Centers, spread all over India-
1 Ordnance Factory Kanpur, Kanpur, U P
2 Ordnance Factory Dehradun, Dehradun, Uttarakhand
3 Ordnance Factory Muradnagar, Gaziabad, UP
4 Ordnance Factory Ammbajhari, Nagpur, Maharastra
5 Ordnance Factory Ambarnath, Thane (near Mumbai), Maharastra
6 Ammunition Factory Khadki, Pune, Maharastra
7 Heavy Vehicle Factory, Avadi, Chennai, T.N
8 Ordnance Factory Trichy, Tiruchirapally, T.N
9 Cordite Factory Aruvankadu, Ooty, T.N
10 Gun Carriage Factory, Jabalpur, M P
11 Ordnance Factory Dumdum, Kolkata
12 Ordnance Factory Badmal, Dist. Bolangir, Orissa
13 Ordnance Factory Chandigarh, Chandigarh
14 Ordnance Factory Medak (Yeddumailaram), Near Hyderabad, A.P
DATE & EXAMINATION CENTRE FOR WRITTEN TEST WILL BE
COMMUNICATED TO EACH CANDIDATES THROUGH THE ADMIT CARD.
APPLICANTS ARE REQUESTED TO DOWNLOAD THEIR RESPECTIVE
ADMIT CARD FROM O F B WEBSITE www.ofbindia.gov.in FROM 30-06-
IMPORTANT DATES :-
STARTING DATE OF ONLINE APPLICATION : 08-05-2010 onwards.
LAST DATE OF RECEIPT OF ON-LINE APPLICATION : 23-05-2010 (1800 HRS).
LAST DATE OF RECEIPT OF 'ACKNOWLEDGEMENT' OF 'ON-LINE' APPLICATION :
07-06-2010 (1800 HRS).
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