GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF DEFENCE
INDIAN ORDNANCE FACTORIES
ORDNANCE FACTORY, MURADNAGAR DISTT. GHAZIABAD (UP) 201 206
       Online applications are invited from the Citizens of India only for the following Group ‘C’ posts from the candidates who are fulfilling the requisite qualification/specification as mentioned below. The intending candidates must visit the factory’s website at the address http://ofm.gov.in and must read carefully all the provisions/stipulations/conditions/instructions etc. given in the advertisement before proceeding to apply for the post.
 
       Name of Post, Pay Band, No. of Vacancies :
Name of the post Pay Band (PB-1) with Grade Pay Group Number of vacancies with reserved category
UR SC OBC TOTAL EXSM PWD/PC
LABOURER (SEMI-SKILLED)
Pay Band (PB-1) : Rs. 5200-20200
Grade Pay : Rs. 1800
‘C’ 26 01 23 50 05* 01**
 * 05 Posts reserved for Ex. Serviceman horizontally.
 **For Persons with Disabilities/Physical Challenged candidates only:-
 
  • 01 Post reserved for PWD/HH (Deaf and partially deaf) horizontally.

    Although no posts reserved for PWD/PC (OH) candidates but the candidates of such category may also apply being identified suitable for OH (OL, BL & OA).

  • Physical requirement:-
 Labourer : PP. L.B. (H.H) & S. B.F. SE (OH)
 Abbreviations :
PP- Work performed by pulling & pushing, B- Work performed by bending.
L- Work performed by lifting.
S- Work performed by sitting (on bench or chair), F-Work performed by manipulating (with finger).
SE-Work performed by seeing.
OL- One Leg, BL- Both Leg, OA- One Arm.
SC-Scheduled Caste, ST-Scheduled Tribe, OBC-Other Backward Class, PWD-Persons With Disability, PC-Physical Challenged.
EX.SM- Ex. Serviceman.
 Note:- The Vacancies may increase/decrease without any notice depending upon the functional requirement at the relevant time.
 
1.  Age Limit - 18 to 32 years on the last date of filling of online application.
    Relaxation
    a)  Upper age limit for the reserved post for SC- 5 years.
    b)  Upper age limit for the reserved post for OBC- 3 years (on production of valid caste certificate with     “Non-Creamy Layer” clause).
    c) PWD/PC having minimum 40% disability -10 years for UR (SC-15 Years and OBC-13 Years for PWD     candidates).
    d)  An Ex-Serviceman candidate having 06 months continue service in the Armed Forces of the Union of India     is eligible for further relaxation in the upper age limit by 03 years plus the period of such service:
        UR- 03 years plus period of service,
    SC-08 years plus period of service,
    OBC-06 years plus period of service.
    e)  However, a candidate who is PWD/PC as above as well Ex-Serviceman, is eligible for relaxation in upper     age limit in such a way that:
    For UR/General Candidate his age does not exceed 45 years. For SC candidate his age does not exceed 50     years and for OBC his age does exceed 48 years. If it is more advantageous to him.
    f) A candidate who is Govt. servant with three years continuous service is eligible for relaxation in the upper     age limit as follows: relaxation in the upper age limit upto 40 years for UR/General candidate, upto 45     years for SC candidates, 43 years for OBC candidates.
2.  Essential Qualification - Passed High School or equivalent examination.
3.  Fee :  Rs. 50/- (Fifty) through Crossed Indian Postal Order (IPO) or Crossed Bank Draft (Nationalized Bank) drawn in favour of General Manager, Ordnance Factory, Muradnagar, Distt. Ghaziabad – 201206, Payable at Muradnagar Branch. Application Fee should be submitted alongwith application form. However, no fee will be charged from SC/ST/EX-SM & PWD/PC candidates. The examination fees is not-refundable.
4.  How to Apply :
    i) The candidates who fulfill the requisite qualification as mentioned above have to apply On-Line through     website http://ofm.gov.in only after publication of advertisement in Employment News.
    ii) After submitting the online application and uploading recent passport photograph, a unique user ID No. will     be generated automatically. This unique user ID No. can be used for reference. This unique user ID No.     and date of birth (both) of candidate should be used for taking the printout/hard copy of filled application.     After that candidate has to send this application (hard copy of online application) to the General Manager,     Ordnance Factory, Muradnagar, Ghaziabad(UP) Pin- 201 206 duly completed in all respect. While sending     the application, these instructions must be followed.
    iii) Candidate has to paste/affix same colour passport size photograph which he has uploaded in online     application of the candidate on specified space, putting his/her signature partially on photo and partially     on application without hiding his/her face.
    iv) Apart from this one (01) additional recent self-signed photographs same as uploaded in online application     is to be enclosed separately with the hard copy of application.
    v) The printout of the filled application form duly signed alongwith impression of left hand thumb at proper     place should be addressed to the General Manager, Ordnance Factory, Muradnagar, Distt. Ghaziabad (UP)     Pin-201206 and sent in an envelop, clearly written with words (in capital letters) i.e. “APPLICATION FOR     THE POST OF LABOURER (SEMI-SKILLED) alongwith the attested copies of the documents i.e. requisite     certificates in support of age (Date of Birth) and qualification, cast certificate in r/o SC/ST/OBC/PWD/Ex-SM.
    vi) Crossed IPO/DD of value of Rs. 50/- (Fifty only) in favour of the General Manager, Ordnance Factory,     Muradnagar, Ghaziabad. However, candidates belonging to SC/ST/PWD & Ex-SM need not send any     IPO/DD. The examination fee is not refundable.
    vii) Persons working in Central/State Government/PSU must apply through proper channel only.
    viii) SC/ST/OBC/PWD certificates should be in the prescribed format issued by the competent authority,     applicable for reservation in jobs under Govt. of India.
    ix) The candidates seeking OBC reservation is required to submit a certificate regarding his OBC status and     Non Creamy layer status issued by a Competent Authority and should be valid on the last date of receipt     of application.
5.  Photographs :
  The candidate should upload his/her recent (not more than three months old) passport size photograph on the online application & paste one photo at prescribed place and also enclose one more colour passport size (self signed) of the same photograph with the application.
6.  Rejection of Application : The application shall be summarily rejected on following grounds.
    i) If, the hard copy of online application form is received after 08 days from the closing date of online    application.
    ii) If, date & signature is not appended in the hard copy of application form at the prescribed places.
    iii) If, the candidate does not put Left Hand Thumb Impression in the hard copy of application form at the     prescribed column of the proforma.
    iv) If, IPO/DD is drawn before the publication of this advertisement.
    v) If, the age of the candidate exceeds the prescribed age limit on the closing date of online application.
    vi) If, the essential qualification is not possessed by the candidate.
    vii) If, copies of all supporting documents duly attested are not enclosed with hard copy of application form.
    viii) If, in case of OBC candidates valid Non-Creamy layer certificate is not attached.
    ix) If, application is not complete in all respect as per the requirement given in the advertisement.
7.  CLOSING DATE :
  Last date/closing date of filling of online application will be 21 days from the date of opening online system for filling of online application.
  Last date/closing date of receipt of print out of filled-in/hard copy of application form will be 08 days from the closing date of online application. If the closing date falls on a holiday/Sunday, next working day will be the closing/last date.
8.  MODE OF SELECTION :
  Selection will be made strictly based on marks obtained by the candidates in the written test of 100 marks. The written test shall be fully objective type and OMR based. After the written test, based on merit, candidates to the extent of 1 : 1.25 times the number of vacancies shall be called for the trade test. There shall be no interview. The final select list shall be based on marks in the written test only, the trade test being qualifying in nature. The final select list shall be prepared and displayed in order of merit. The question paper will be bilingual i.e. Hindi & English.
9.  SCHEME :
  (a) WRITTEN TEST:
   The scheme and syllabus of written test is as under:
   
SUBJECT MAXIMUM MARKS NUMBER OF QUESTIONS DURATION
Numerical Aptitude (10th Standard) (Objective Type) 40 40 2 Hours
General Science (10th Standard) (Objective Type) 30 30
General Awareness (10th Standard) (Objective Type) 30 30
Total Marks 100    
     (b) TRADE TEST :
   As per trade test specification, a Semi-Skilled workman will be mainly engaged on handling/shifting of material. He will also be required to clean machines, floors of shops/areas around machines and other similar places, if and as necessary”. The trade test will be designed accordingly to test the aptitude of the candidate. However, this test will be of qualifying nature only.
   Final grading will be decided based only on marks obtained in written test subject to qualifying in the prescribed trade test.
 
 10. SYLLABUS FOR WRITTEN TEST
   Numerical Aptitude
   1.  Number Systems
2.  Fractions, Decimals and Percentage
3.  Ratio and proportion
4.  Averages
5.  Interest, Profit & Loss, Discount
6.  Time & Distance, Time & work
   General Science
   The questions on science will be set keeping in view the standard appropriate to High School. Questions will include subject and activities, which are more relevant to day-to-day existence/activities of human life.
   General Awareness
   1. Current events-National & International
2. History & Culture
3. General polity and Indian Constitution
4. General Geography
 
 11.General Instruction :
    i) The crucial date for determining the Age Limit shall be the last date of receipt of on line application and not     the date of receipt of hard copy at OFM.
    ii) The above post carry pay scale as shown above plus usual allowances as admissible to Central Govt.     employees from time to time.
    iii) Candidates appearing for Examination/Trade Test/Practical will travel on their own expenses. However,     SC/ST/Ex-Military personnel (PWD/PC) shall be reimbursed Second Class TA railway fare or bus fare     (beyond 30 Kms both ways) as admissible under the rules on production of Bus/Train ticket for the     shortest route and Caste/Community certificate/discharge certificate.
    iv) Canvassing in any form will disqualify the candidature.
    v) Ordnance Factory, Muradnagar will not be responsible for any postal delay.
    vi) New entrants to the Govt. service will be governed by New Pension Scheme termed as ‘Defined     Contributory Scheme’.
    vii)  The candidate is liable to be transferred to any of the Ordnance Factories in India, in case of exigency of     services.
    viii) The services of the candidates furnishing any fake/false Certificates are liable to be terminated at any     stage after appointment. Apart from this, suitable action will also be initiated as per the Law of the Land.     Hence, candidates are advised not to submit dubious certificates.
    xi)  Eligible/Non eligible candidates can see their status by entering unique user ID No. & Date of birth on     website i.e. http://ofm.gov.in
    x) Submission of false/incorrect/incomplete information and/or dubious/bogus document shall disqualify the     candidate.
    xi)  Copies of all the documents i.e. Date of Birth certificate, Educational qualification certificates, marks     sheets, cast certificate, Ex-SM certificate, PWD/PC certificate duly attested by a Gazetted Officer should be     enclosed with the application. No document should be enclosed in original except “No Objection     Certificate”.
    xii) For date of birth, only High School or equivalent certificate or birth certificate issued by the authority     authorized by the Government, will be accepted.
    xiii) Person working in Central/State Govt./PSU must apply through proper channel alongwith the certificate     from their Establishment that No Disciplinary action is contemplated/ pending against them and that they     have no objection in releasing them in case of selection.
    xiv)  For departmental candidates relevant rules shall apply.
    xv) Only selected candidates will be informed for their selection in due course after the selection process     and no other correspondence on the subject would be entertained.
    xvi)  The advertisement is subject to orders, if any, by Hon’ble Courts/Ministry of Defence/ Ordnance Factory     Board etc.
    xvii) Print out/ hard copy of online application duly completed in all respect should be submitted to the     General Manager, Ordnance Factory, Muradnagar, Distt: Ghaziabad (U.P.) Pin 201 206 within stipulated     time.
 
 12.DEFINITIONS OF DISABILITIES :
      Hearing Impairment: “Hearing Impairment” means loss of sixty decibels or more in the better ear in the conversational range of frequencies.
 
 13.DEGREE OF DISABILITY FOR RESERVATION :
     Only such persons would be eligible for reservation in services/posts who suffer from not less than 40 percent of relevant disability. A person who wants to avail of benefit of reservation would have to submit a Disability Certificate issued by competent authority.
     The categories of disabled suitable for the said job (on functional classification) is :- Hearing Handicapped: D – Deaf, PD – Partially Deaf, Orthopedically Handicapped: OL, BL, OA
 
 14. COMPETENT AUTHORITY TO ISSUE DISABILITY CERTIFICATE :
      The competent authority to issue a Disability Certificate shall be a Medical Board duly constituted by the Central or a State Govt. The Central/State Govt. may constitute Medical Board(s) consisting of at least three members out of which at least one shall be a specialist in the particular field for assessing hearing disability, as the case may be.
     The Medical Board shall, after due examination, give a permanent disability certificate in cases of such permanent disabilities where there are no chances of variation in the degree of disability. The Medical Board shall indicate of period of validity of the certificate, in cases where there are chance of variation in the degree of disability, No refusal of disability certificate shall be made unless an opportunity is given to the applicant of being heard. On representation by the applicant, the Medical Board may review its decision having regard to all the facts and circumstances of the cases and pass such orders in the matter as it deemed fit.
     At the time of initial appointment and promotion against a vacancy reserved for persons with disability, the appointing authority shall ensure that the candidate is eligible to get the benefit of reservation.
 
 15. Important dates :
    a) Filling of online applications will start on – immediately after publication of advertisement in Employment     News.
    b) Last date of application on online system – 21 days from the date of opening online system, which is the     date of publication of advertisement in Employment News for filling of online application.
    c)  Last date of receipt of print out of filled-in/hard copy of application form, alongwith all supporting     documents, will be 08 days from the closing date of online application. For example, if advertisement is     published in employment news on 24-11-2012 then the closing date of filling of online application will be     15-12-2012 and date of receipt of Hard Copy of application form at Ordnance Factory Muradnagar; will be     24-12-2012 (23.12.2012 being Sunday). For example if the closing date falls on a holiday/sunday, next     working day will be the closing/last date.
    d) Tentative date of printing of Admit Card will start after 45 days from the closing date of online application,     however candidates are advised to visit the OFM website on frequent intervals for finding out the status     of application and for printing of admit card etc.
 
 16. CAUTION TO ALL CANDIDATES :
     Some unscrupulous elements may approach the candidates with the assurance of procuring appointment for them in the factory through illegal gratification. Candidates must not fall prey to such false assurance or exploitation and must not entertain or encourage such elements in any way. It is emphasized and re-assured that the written test and the selection process will be done on merit only in a transparent manner.
 
 
   
   
   
  
    ( M. PANDEY)
    JT. GENERAL MANAGER/ADMIN
    FOR GENERAL MANAGER