Ordnance Factory Board-Trade Apprentices in differnet Centres


Ordnance Factory Board: Online applications are invited from Indian citizens for engagement of 56th Batch (for Non-ITI & ITI candidates) of Trade Apprentices under the Apprentices Act 1961 and amendments thereof in Ordnance & Ordnance Equipment Factories located in different States across India. The number of vacancies is approx. 6060 including 3847 ITI and 2219 Non-ITI, as part of OFB’s Skill India Mission. Read the details below:

Post Name – Trade Apprentices Provisional Selected List -II Released

Post date – 04/01/2020

Post – 6060

Post Update – 15/02/2021


Important Dates
  • Start Date of Online Application – 10/01/2020
  • Last Date of Online Application – 09/02/2020
Age Relaxation (as on 02/02/2020)
  • Minimum Age – 15 Years
  • Maximum Age – 24 Years
    Maximum Age for SC/ST – 29 Years
  • Maximum Age for OBC – 27 Years
  • Maximum Age for PWD – 34 Years
Application Fee
  • Application Fee for GN/OBC – Rs. 100/-
  • Application Fee for GN/OBC – 0
  • Payment Method –  Internet Banking /debit card / credit card / Cash Card, Wallets/IMPS/NEFT/UPI, BHIM

Vacancy Detail

S. NoPost NameCentresName of Factory
1Trade ApprenticeChandigarhOrdnance Cable Factory, Chandigarh
2Trade ApprenticeMadhya PradeshGun Carriage Factory Jabalpur
3Trade ApprenticeMadhya PradeshGrey Iron Foundry Jabalpur
4Trade ApprenticeMadhya PradeshOrdnance Factory, Itarsi
5Trade ApprenticeMadhya PradeshOrdnance Factory, Khamaria, Jabalpur
6Trade ApprenticeMadhya PradeshOrdnance Factory, Katni
7Trade ApprenticeMadhya PradeshVehicle Factory, Jabalpur
8Trade ApprenticeMaharashtraHigh Explosive Factory Kirkee, Pune
9Trade ApprenticeMaharashtraMachine Tool Prototype Factory, Ambernath, Thane
10Trade ApprenticeMaharashtraOrdnance Factory Ambajhari, Nagpur
11Trade ApprenticeMaharashtraOrdnance Factory Ambernath, Thane
12Trade ApprenticeMaharashtraOrdnance Factory Bhandara
13Trade ApprenticeMaharashtraOrdnance Factory Bhusawal
14Trade ApprenticeMaharashtraOrdnance Factory Chanda, Chandrapur
15Trade ApprenticeMaharashtraOrdnance Factory Dehu Road, Pune
16Trade ApprenticeMaharashtraOrdnance Factory Varangaon
17Trade ApprenticeMaharashtraAmmunition Factory Khadki, Pune
18Trade ApprenticeOrissaOrdnance Factory Badmal, Bolangir
19Trade ApprenticeTamil NaduCordite Factory Arvankadu
20Trade ApprenticeTamil NaduEngine Factory Avadi, Chennai
21Trade ApprenticeTamil NaduHeavy Alloy Penetrator Project, Tiruchirapalli
22Trade ApprenticeTamil NaduHeavy VehiclesFactory Avadi,Chennai
23Trade ApprenticeTamil NaduOrdnance Clothing Factory Avadi, Chennai
24Trade ApprenticeTamil NaduOrdnance Factory Tiruchirapalli
25Trade ApprenticeTelanganaOrdnance Factory Project Medak,Hyderabad
26Trade ApprenticeUttar PradeshOrdnance Clothing Factory Shahjahanpur
27Trade ApprenticeUttar PradeshField Gun FactoryKanpur
28Trade ApprenticeUttar PradeshOrdnance Equipment Factory Hazratpur
29Trade ApprenticeUttar PradeshOrdnance Factory Kanpur
30Trade ApprenticeUttar PradeshOrdnance Factory Muradnagar
31Trade ApprenticeUttar PradeshOrdnance Parachute Factory, Kanpur
32Trade ApprenticeUttar PradeshSmall Arms Factory Kanpur
33Trade ApprenticeUttarakhandOrdnance Factory Dehradun
34Trade ApprenticeUttarakhandOpto Electronic FactoryDehradun
35Trade ApprenticeWest BengalGun and Shell Factory, Cossipore
36Trade ApprenticeWest BengalMetal and Steel Factory Ishapore
37Trade ApprenticeWest BengalOrdnance Factory DumDum, Kolkata
38Trade ApprenticeWest BengalRifle Factory Ishapore, Kolkata

Education and Qualification

For Non-ITI CategoryShould have Passed Madhyamik (class X std or equivalent) as on date of notification for applying with minimum 50% marks in aggregate and with 40% marks in Mathematics and Science each.
For ITI CategoryShould have passed relevant trade test from any institute recognized by NCVT or SCVT or any other authority specified through Gazette notification of Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship/Ministry of Labour and Employment with duration as per the Apprentice Act 1961 plus passed Madhyamik / Class X std or equivalent (Minimum 50% aggregate marks both in Matriculate / Class X std and ITI). The relevant trade to be considered will be strictly on the basis of Schedule I of Apprentice Act 1961 (and amendments thereof).

Application Procedure and Guidelines

How to Apply: 
  • Candidate must apply ‘online’ ONLY directly through the link given on the website: www.ofb.gov.in. No other format of an application shall be entertained. Candidates are required to read the instructions indicated in the advertisement thoroughly before submitting their application.
  • Application fee (Non-refundable) – Rs.100/-. Fee once paid shall not be refunded under any circumstances or reused/adjusted. Fee payment will have to be made online through payment gateway as part of the online application process as under: Once the first part of online application is complete in all respects through a link on our website www.ofb.gov.in, candidates will be directed to payment gateway website to make payment. The payment can be made by using Internet Banking /debit card/credit card / Cash Card, Wallets/IMPS/NEFT/UPI, BHIM, by providing information as asked on the screen. The transaction charges applicable for various online payment modes will be borne by the candidate. On successful completion of the transaction, a message containing Transaction Number and other details will be displayed. No fee is required to be paid by SC/ST/PWD/FEMALE/TRANSGENDER candidates.

Important Links

Provisional Selected List -II (Ammunition Factory Khadki, Pune)Click Here
ResultClick Here
Edit/ Modify ApplicationClick Here
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NotificationClick Here
Official WebsiteClick Here 


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