Indian Ordnance Factory Recruitment 2017 -IOF 3880 Industrial Employees & Labour Group C Vacancies Apply Online

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Indian Government of Ministry of Defence Ordnance Factory Board has notified for the recruitment of 3880 Industrial Employees & Labour Group ‘C’ vacancies in different trades and Different Ordnance Factories in India. Ordnance Factory Recruitment Centre (OFRC)  invites applicants to apply for the notified post (ONLINE) from eligible Indian citizens for filling up posts/vacancies of Semi-Skilled grade Industrial Employees (IEs) of Group ‘C’ in different Labour and trades Group ‘C’ in various Ordnance Factories situated across India. read complete detail of Indian Ordnance Factory Recruitment 2017

Interested and Eligible Candidates of India, willing to contribute to defense preparedness and National Defence Production of the country are encouraged and invited to apply ONLINE via the link provided below:

What is Indian Ordnance Factory

Ordnance Factories Board consisting of the Indian Ordnance Factories, is an industrial organization, functioning under the Department of Defence Production of Ministry of Defence, Government of India.

OFB is the world’s largest government-operated production organization and the oldest organization run by the Government of India.It has a total workforce of about 164,000. It is often called the “Fourth Arm of Defence” and the “Force Behind the Armed Forces” of India. It is amongst the top 50 defence equipment manufacturers in the world. Its total sales were at $3 billion (₹19982.71 crores) in 2015-’16. Ordnance Factories’ Day is celebrated on 18 March.



Name of the Post –  Industrial Employees (Semi-Skilled) & Labour Group ‘C’
Pay Band –  Pay Band-1 (Rs.5200-20200), Grade Pay Rs. 1800 (pre-revised),
Entry Level Pay in 7th CPC 18000
Other Allowances: Allowances as admissible to the Central Government employees from time to time.


18 to 32 year as on the closing date of online applications. Permissible relaxation of Upper age limit for different categories as per Govt.


For Semi Skilled Workman :-  Matriculation + National Apprentice Certificate (NAC)/National Trade Certificate (NTC) issued by National Council of Vocational Training.

For Labour:  Matriculation


a) The selection process shall comprise of two stage process:
Written examination of 100 marks, objective type and OMR based.
Trade Test at the respective factory along with document verification

b) 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.

c) The credentials 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.

d) The final selection list shall be based on total Number obtained in the written test only, subject to
document verification and qualifying the Trade Test.

e) The final selection list thus prepared factory wise will be published at


  • Candidate can apply to one factory only, as per his/her choice.
  • Candidates can apply for ONLY one trade.
  • Candidates are required to apply online through the website


  • Candidates are required to pay a fee of Rs.50/- as application fees.
  • SC/ST/Ex-Servicemen/ PhysicallyHandicapped /Women/Ex-Trade Apprentice of Ordnance Factories only are exempted from payment of a fee.


Indian Ordnance Factory Vacancy 2017 Details:

Total No of Posts: 3880
Name of the Posts: Industrial Employees (Semi Skilled) & Labour Group ‘C’
Name of the State & Factory:


StateDepartmentPost Name
BiharOrdnance Factory Project Nalanda62 Posts
ChandigarhOrdnance Cable Factory Chandigarh50 Posts
MaharshtraAmmunition Factory Khadki311 Posts
High Explosive Ambajhari219
Ordnance Factory Bhandara90 Posts
Ordnance Factory Bhusawal181 Posts
Ordnance Factory Chandrapur91 Posts
Madhya PradeshGun Carriage Factory, Jabalpur215 Posts
Grey Iron Foundry, Jabalpur (GIF)176 Posts
Ordnance Factory Itarsi50 Posts
Ordnance Factory Khamaria, Jabalpur129 Posts
Ordnance Factory Katni24 Posts
Vehicle Factory Jabalpur230 Posts
OrissaOrdnance Factory Avadi465 Posts
TamilnaduEngine Factory Avadi09 Posts
Heavy Alloy Penetrator Project05 Posts
Heavy Vehicle Factory292 Posts
TelanganaOrdnance Factory Medak133 Posts
UttarakhandOrdnance Factory Dehradun138 Posts
Opto Electronics Factory, Raipur Dehradun160 Posts
Uttar PradeshField Gun Factory Kanpur179 Posts
Ordnance Factory Kanpur499 Posts
Ordnance Factory Muradnagar193 Posts
West bengalMetal & Steel Factory, Kolkata125 Posts


Start Date of submission of on-line application: 29.05.2017
Closing Date for submission of on-line application: 19.06.2017

Important Links:

Apply Online: – Ordnance Factory Recruitment 2017


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