ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

NOTE: CANDIDATES TO ENSURE THEIR ELIGIBILITY FOR THE EXAMINATION

The Candidates applying for the aforementioned vacancies should ensure that they fulfil all eligibility conditions for the post/trade applied for. Their admission to all the stages of the selection procedure will be purely provisional subject to satisfying the prescribed eligibility conditions. Mere issue of admit card to the candidate for the written examination will not imply that his/her candidature has been finally accepted by OFRC/OFB. Verification of eligibility conditions with reference to original documents will be done only at the time of trade test in the respective factories.

AGE LIMIT:18 to 32 year (Minimum Age 18 year for all categories) as on the closing date of online applications. Permissible relaxation of Upper age limit for different categories is as given:
Sl No Category Age Relaxation after upper age limit
1. OBC (NCL) 3 years
2. SC/ST 5 years
3. EX-TRADE APPRENTICE of Ordnance Factories UR Upto the Period of Apprentice Training undergone By The Candidate Under Apprenticeship Act 1961
OBC (NCL) 3 year + Upto the Period of Apprentice Training undergone by The Candidate Under Apprenticeship Act 1961
SC/ST 5 year + Upto the Period of Apprentice Training Undergone by The Candidate Under Apprenticeship Act 1961
4. Ex-Servicemen UR 03 year in addition to the period of service rendered in the defence services as on the closing date.
OBC (NCL) 06 year (3 year + 3 year) in addition to the period of service rendered in the defence services as on the closing date.
SC/ST 08 year (3 year + 5 year) in addition to the period of service rendered in the defence services as on the closing date.
5. Disabled Defence Services Personnel UR Upto the age of 45 year
OBC (NCL) Upto the age 48 year
SC/ST Upto the age 50 year
6. Persons with disability UR 10 years
OBC (NCL) 13 years
SC/ST 15 years
7. Candidates Domiciled In J&K ONLY From 01-01-1980 TO 31-12-1989 UR 5 years
OBC (NCL) 8 years
SC/ST 10 years
8. Upper Age limit for Central Govt. Civilian Employees (General/ Unreserved) who have rendered not less than 3 year regular and continuous service as on Closing date. UR Upto the age 40 year
OBC (NCL) Upto the age 43 year
SC/ST Upto the age 45 year
9. Retrenched Central Government Employee UR 3 year + upto the Period of previous service under the Govt. of India
OBC (NCL) 06 years (3 year + 3 year) + up to the Period of previous service under the Govt. of India
SC/ST 08 years (3 years + 5 years) + up to the Period of previous service under the Govt. of India
10. Whole time Cadet Instructors in NCC

a) Who are released from NCC after expiry of their initial/extended tenure
UR 3 years + Period of service rendered in NCC
OBC (NCL) 06 years (3 years + 3 years) + Period service rendered in NCC
SC/ST 08 years (3 years + 5 years) + Period of service rendered in NCC
b) Who are released from NCC before the expiry of their initial/extended tenure UR 3 years + Period of service rendered in NCC provided they have served in NCC for a period of not less than six months prior to their release from NCC
OBC (NCL) 06 years (3 years + 3 years) + Period of service rendered in NCC provided they have served in NCC for a period of not less than six months prior to their release from NCC
SC/ST 08 years (3 years + 5 years) + Period of service rendered in NCC provided they have served in NCC for a period of not less than six months prior to their release from NCC
11. Ex-General Reserve Engineer Force Personnel UR 3 year + Period of Service in GREF
OBC (NCL) 06 years (3 years + 3 years) + Period of Service in GREF
SC/ST 08 years (3 years + 5 years) + Period of Service in GREF
12. Territorial Army Personnel who have service on the permanent staff of Territorial Army unit or have been embodied for service under T.A. Rule 33 for a continuous period of not less than six month UR 3 year + Entire period of embodied service including broken period in the Territorial Army
OBC (NCL) 06 years (3 years + 3 years) +Entire period of embodied service including broken period in the Territorial Army
SC/ST 08 years (3 years + 5 years) + Entire period of embodied service including broken period in the Territorial Army
13. Widows, Divorced woman and woman judicially separated from their husbands and who are not re-married UR Upto to the age of 35, but no relaxation of educational qualification or method of recruitment
OBC (NCL) Upto to the age of 38, but no relaxation of educational qualification or method of recruitment
SC/ST Upto to the age of 40, but no relaxation of educational qualification or method of recruitment
14. Meritorious Sportspersons UR 5 year
OBC (NCL) 8 year
SC/ST 10 year

 

NOTE 1: The crucial date for determining the eligibility criteria will be the closing date of ONLINE application. In so far as cases of Ex-Serviceman are concerned, deduction of the military service rendered from the age of Ex-Servicemen is permissible against the reserved or unreserved posts and such exemption cannot be termed as relaxed standards in regard to age.

NOTE 2: Ex-Servicemen and Persons with Disability may apply against posts even if the posts are not reserved/ear-marked for them. However, only age relaxation and fee exemption will be granted and they will be considered without horizontal reservations, subject to the post being identified for PWD.

NOTE 3: Candidates belonging to the Scheduled Castes, the Scheduled Tribes and the Other Backward Classes who are also covered under any other clauses above, viz. those coming under the category of Ex-servicemen, persons domiciled in the State of J & K, blind, Hearing Impaired and orthopedically handicapped etc. will be eligible for grant of cumulative age-relaxation under respective categories.

NOTE 4: Meritorious sportsperson in categories of sports specified as per extant rules (O.M. No. 14034/01/2013-Estt (D) dated 03.10.2013), will be eligible for age relaxation in upper age limit up to a maximum of 5 years (10 years in case of those belonging to Schedule Castes and Schedule Tribes). This concession will be available only to those sportspersons who satisfy all other eligibility conditions relating to educational qualifications etc. and furnish a certificate in the form and from an authority as prescribed.

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS:

NAME OF TRADE/POST

QUALIFICATIONS

Semi Skilled Tradesman

Matriculation + National Trade Certificate (NTC)/National Apprentice Certificate (NAC) issued by National Council of Vocational Training (NCVT).

Labour

Matriculation

 

For Ex-Servicemen

Technicians with upgrading qualifications of Class – III equivalent to NAC. (With due endorsement of the equivalence of Civil Qualification on their certificate)
OR
Technicians with upgrading qualifications of Class – II & Class I equivalent to NTC. (With due endorsement of the equivalence of Civil Qualification on their certificate)

 

NOTE 1: Degree/Diploma holders in engineering without possessing NAC/NTC shall not be accepted as qualification for Direct Recruitment for the posts of semi-Skilled Industrial Employees against this advertisement.

NOTE 2: Trade-wise relevant NAC/NTC certificates required for Direct recruitment of Industrial employees are enclosed at Annexure-‘B’.

NOTE 3: While applying online, PH Candidates should ensure their eligibility for the trades by going through “ Annexure-‘D’ - Posts identified suitable for Physically Disabled Category along with the Physical Requirements and Functional Classifications.