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Ordnance Cable Factory Chandigarh Recruitment 2017 – Machinists; Auto Electric, General, Electric & Pipe fitters; Examiner, Electrician Posts

Ordnance Factory Board is inviting eligible candidates for above positions. The positions are for matriculates with relevant vocational  training in respective trades. Separate applications are invited for each position being sought. Interested candidates have to apply by registered post after paying fees as per the Ordnance Cable Factory Chandigarh Recruitment 2017 notification. Applicants can study the following information regarding job profile, notification instructions, educational qualifications and age relaxations, application and selection processes, contact address, official website links, salary details, etc.,

Ordnance Cable Factory Chandigarh Recruitment Notification Details:

The above mentioned vacancies are for eligible candidates who can produce all the relevant documents and certificates when demanded. Engineering diploma holders without NCVT certification are not qualified. Matriculates with NTC/NAC can send applications in a fixed format only using registered post. Positions are for  unreserved and reserved candidates, with age relaxation given to those with proper certificates issued by competent and recognised authorities/institutions/bodies .  Government servants have to utilize proper channels to apply. There are 17 vacancies in total including 5 posts for Ex-Servicemen.

Selection of candidates is done on the basis of written examination and practical test in applied trade. General awareness with quantitative aptitude and vocational skills are tested. Practical Trade test is done only to judge qualification and is not part of mark’s allotment procedure. Merit is the only basis of recruitment, and candidates should refrain from interim correspondence or canvassing for selection. The official notification has been issued under the number ” DAVP 10201/11/0665/1617 ” by the General Manager on 31st of July, 2017.

Job Description:

Selected candidates with eligibility criteria have to offer above mentioned trade services. Basic scientific understanding, technical knowledge, and vocational skills in corresponding trade are applied in an effective manner to perform all the duties that are assigned by superiors from time to time as per the requirements of the concerned departmental authorities.  Mechanical, Electronic, Electrical, maintenance, optical, and fitting services have to be offered as per the demands of the specific trade position sought. New Pension Scheme is applied to new entrants into Government Service as per the relevant and current Government Orders.

Ordnance Cable Factory Chandigarh Recruitment Vacancy Details:

The vacancy for all positions are tabulated as per Ordnance Cable Factory Chandigarh Recruitment 2017 specifications :

Sl. No. Post Title Total Posts/ Reservations Salary Age Requirements and Essential Qualifications
1 Fitter Electric 4/ UR-3, OBC-1 Rs, 5,200/- to Rs. 20,200/-  + Grade Pay of  Rs. 1,800/- 18 Yrs. to 32 Yrs. with relaxation for reserved candidates,  departmental employees, and trade ex-apprentices;
Matriculation +NTC/NAC Certificates from NCVT.
2 Fitter General 1/PH
3 Machinist 3/ ST-1, PH-2
4 Fitter Pipe 1/UR
5 Fitter Auto


6 Examiner 4 / UR -3, OBC -1
7 Electrician 3 / UR
Total Posts –                        17/ Ex-Servicemen – 5

UR-Unreserved, OBC – Other backward Caste, ST – Scheduled Tribe,

PH – Hearing Impaired and Low Vision handicaps.

Required Qualification/Experience:

Ordnance Cable Factory Chandigarh Recruitment 2017 notification mentions that candidates with following essential qualifications and relevant trades are only eligible –

  • All positions require Matriculation.
  • All positions require National Council of Vocational Training (NCVT) issued National Apprentice Certificate (NAC)  or National Trade Certificate (NTC)
  • Relevant Trade applicants for different positions are given below-
    • Examiner position – Electrician, Fitter, Machinist, Mechanic Lens/Prism Grinding, Optical worker  can also apply
    • Fitter Auto Electric position  – Mechanic in Motor Vehicle/Auto Electronics /Auto Electrical & Electronics can also apply
    • Fitter Pipe position -Plumber and Pipe fitter  can also apply .
    • Fitter Electric position – Electrician can also apply .

Age Limit:

Candidates have to be between 18 and 32 yrs. of age as of closing date of application. The upper age limit relaxations for the vacancies are specified as follows:

  • Physically Handicapped get 10 yrs.
  • SC and ST candidates get 5 yrs
  • OBC and Ex-Servicemen get 3 yrs.
  • Ex-Trade Apprentices get period of apprenticeship as relaxation.
  • Departmental candidates with 3 yrs. of continuous Central Govt. Service or equivalent can be 40, 45,  or 43 yrs from UR, SC/ST, or OBC categories respectively.

Selection Process:

The selection mode is listed below:

  • Selection is based strictly on merit.
  • Candidates will be called for Written Test with OMR and objective type questions for 100 marks
  • Merit list of successful test candidates is prepared, but candidates will be called in alphabetical order for practical Trade Test. Number of vacancies times 1.25 is the total candidates called.
  • Practical test is only qualifying in nature without marks.
  • Other things being equal, meritorious candidates are selected with preference given to Ex-Trade Apprentices from Ordnance Factories (5 additional marks in Written Test).

Salary Structure:

The various positions have monthly salary with commensurate Grade Pay as mentioned in the above table.  This is as per Central Government Rules that are admissible over a period of time.

Application Fee :

Ordnance Cable Factory Chandigarh Recruitment 2017 notification lists following application fee details-

  • DD or PO for Rs. 50/- should be favoured to ‘Sr. General Manager, Ordnance Cable Factory Chandigarh – 160002 ’.
  • Applicants from SC, ST, Ex-serviceman, PWD, and Women’s quota need not pay any fee.

How to Apply Ordnance Cable Factory Chandigarh Recruitment :

Only eligible candidates should apply using fixed format. The application process is given below in step wise manner –

  • Candidates can open browser to visit official home page with link: http://www.ofbindia.gov.in/index.php?wh=home&lang=en
  • Under NEWS UPDATE heading , click the following link with scrolling text ” RECRUITMENT for the Various Post of IEs ( Pay Band RS, 5200-20200+ Grade Pay 1800 ) AT ORDNANCE CABLE FACTORY, CHANDIGARH. Click Here for details.”
  • The application form page with notification details are displayed. Candidates can take hard copy/ print out of prescribed application form.
  • Candidate must fill the form completely, mention total number of documents being attached and affix photo.
  • All testimonial copies proving birth date, caste, education, experience, etc., must be enclosed along with copy of application fee payment receipt.
  • The envelope must be superscribed with ‘APPLICATION FOR THE POST OF________________’ and sent before 21st August to –

Sr. General Manager,

Ordnance Cable Factory,

183 Industrial Area Phase- I,

Chandigarh -160002

Important Dates:

The  Ordnance Cable Factory Chandigarh Recruitment 2017 note informs eligible candidates of the following important dates –

Official Notification Release Date 31st July, 2017
Last Date for Application Receipt 21st August, 2017

Important Links:

The Link to official website of Ordnance Factory Board is at: http://www.ofbindia.gov.in/index.php?wh=home&lang=en

The Ordnance Cable Factory Chandigarh vacancy notification – Download Here


  • Applications without prescribed format are rejected.
  • Candidates who canvass or bring political influence will be rejected appointment.
  • Total vacancies may be changed as per requirements in timely manner.
  • No DA or TA is paid for tests and interview. SC/ST candidates get shortest route fare.
  • Candidates can refer to online resources regularly for updates.

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