OFB Trade Apprentice Engagement 2020; Apply Online for 6060 Posts

Ordnance Factory Board Apprentice Engagement 2020: OFB has invited online applications from Indian citizens for engagement of 56th Batch (for Non-ITI & ITI candidates) of Trade Apprentices under the Apprentices Act 1961. The application will start on 10th January 2020. This time the number of vacancies is approx. 6060 including 3808 ITI and 2252 Non-ITI, as part of OFB’s Skill India Mission. Apprentice in ITI will bring the job aspirants an exposure to the OFB Work Culture and at the same time, the experience gathered will be very useful in building a career in this domain. Here the OFB Trade Apprentice Engagement Details are shared for the interested candidates. Hopefully, these will be a piece of useful information for all.

OFB Trade Apprentice Notification 2020 Overview

AuthorityOrdnance Factory Recruiting Centre
OFB Advertisement No1457
Name of the PostTrade Apprentice
Total Vacancies6060
Online Application Start Date10th January 2020
Closing Date of Application9th February 2020 till 11:59 PM
Official Websiteofb.gov.in

Willing candidates who desire to apply for OFB Trade Apprentice Engagement 2020, must check the required details like Stipend, eligibility and also the selection criteria. Hence the aspirants should go through the officially released notice.

Stipend during OFB Apprenticeship

The minimum stipend per month shall be paid to the trade apprentices shall be as per the applicable rules in force. The Rate of Apprentice according to Year is as follows-

During 1st year of training70% of the minimum wages of Semi-Skilled workers notified by the respective state or Union Territory
During 2nd year of training80% of the minimum wages of Semi-Skilled workers notified by the respective state or Union Territory
During 3rd year of training90% of minimum wages of Semi-Skilled workers notified by the respective state or Union Territory

The vacancies of Trade Apprentices are for the various factories of OFB spread across various states. Hence the willing candidates can check the complete Trade Wise Vacancies through the official Notice and apply according to their preference.

Eligibility to Apply as on 31/12/2019

The willing candidates before applying should ensure to possess the eligibility conditions as per the official notification. The Eligibility for OFB Trade Apprentice Engagement as such are –

Age Limit Details

Between 15 to 24 years as on 09.02.2020, Relaxation in Upper age limit is permitted as per GOI rules in force.

Essential 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 Process for OFB Apprentice Notice

The application process for OFB 6060 Trade Apprentice Engagement Notification 2020 shall start on 10th January 2020. And as per the notice, the application is completely online. Hence the interested candidates should visit the official website of OFB to apply. As a part of the application, the willing candidates should have possessed the required eligibility for application. Below we have shared the online Application Fees and also the official notice with the direct link to OFB Website for Online Form. We hope the aspirants shall find these helpful.

Application Fees

For UR / OBC/ EWS CandidatesRs. 100/-
For SC / ST / Female / Transgender/ PWD CandidatesNIL

OFB Trade Apprentice Engagement 2020 – Link Section

Download Official NotificationClick Here
Apply OnlineClick Here
Merit List / ResultClick Here