Ordnance Factory Exam

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Ordnance Factory Exam Pattern & Syllabus 2017

Ordnance Factory Exam Pattern and Syllabus 2017 is available. So, the candidates who have applied for the exam can check the Indian Ordnance Factory Exam Pattern and Syllabus. We have also provided the direct link to download the OFB Grade C Syllabus along with the exam pattern. Interested candidates can also check the Ordnance Factory Exam Pattern & Syllabus at ofbindia.gov.in

Ordnance Factory Board (OFB) will conduct the two papers such as paper I & Paper II. Paper I (Objective type) examination will be conduct on 15.06.2017. Paper II (Descriptive type) examination will be conduct on 06th August 2017. So therefore those candidates who want to start preparation for Ordnance Factory Semi Skilled Workman & Labour post should have download Ordnance Factory Group-C Syllabus 2017.

Ordnance Factory Exam Pattern & Syllabus: Important Highlight

Name of Organization Ordnance Factory Board (OFB)
Total No. of Post 4110 Vacancies
Name of Post Semi Skilled Workman & Labour (Group-C)
Exam Name Ordnance Factory Group-C Exam 2017
Paper-I (Objective Type) Date 15.06.2017
Paper-II (Descriptive Type) Date 06.08.2017
Official website www.ofb.gov.in

Ordnance Factory Exam: Selection Procedure

The candidates will be selected based on their performance in the following rounds. So, the candidates have to go through the selection criteria.

  1. Written Test
  2. Trade Test
  3. Interview

Ordnance Factory Exam Pattern: For Workman Post

1. There will be a written examination of one paper. The paper will be of “Objective-Multiple-choice type” of maximum 100 marks.

2. The paper will consist of two parts:

a. PART -A will consist of 20 marks having questions on General Science and Quantitative Aptitude, each having weightage of 10 marks. The question will be of up to 10th Standard.

b. PART – B will consist of 80 marks of NCVT syllabus for the relevant trade.

3. All the Questions will be compulsory. There will be no negative marking for the wrong answer.

4. The subject of the written examination, the maximum marks allotted to each paper, no of questions and the time allowed is given in the table below:-

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Ordnance Factory Exam: For Workman Post

Subject No. of Questions Maximum Marks
Part A (Objective Type)
  1. General Science (10 Questions)
10 Marks
2. Quantitative Aptitude (10 Questions) 10 Marks
Part B (Objective Type) Questions from the NCVT Syllabus of relevant trade 80 Questions 80 Marks
Total 100 Questions  100 Marks

Total Time Duration 2 hours.


Ordnance Factory Exam Pattern: For Labour Post

Numerical Aptitude (Objective Type) 40 40
General Science (Objective Type) 30 30
General Awareness (Objective Type) 30 30
Total Marks 100 100

Total Time Duration 2 hours.

Ordnance Factory Exam Syllabus: For Workman Post

For Workman Post: Ordnance Factory Exam Syllabus

A. General Science (10 Questions): Question will be aimed at testing the candidate’s General Awareness of the environment around him. Question will also be designed to test knowledge of basic science studied upto 10th standard and would include such matters of every day observations and experience as may be expected of any educated person.

B. Quantitative Aptitude (10 Questions): The candidate will be tested for general mathematics of upto 10th Standard involving number systems, equations in two variables, simple and compound interest, perimeter, area and volume of geometrical figures, Direct and inverse proportions, Pythagoras theorem and trigonometry.

C. NCVT Trade (80 Questions): Questions from the NCVT Syllabus of relevant trade.

D. Trade Test: The syllabus for trade test (Practical) will be as per trade test specification of semi-skilled grade of the relevant trade, trade test will be merely qualifying nature. It will not decide the merit of the selected candidates. The merit will be decided solely based of the results of written examination.

E. There shall be no interview for filling up of these vacancies

Ordnance Factory Exam Syllabus: For Labour Post

For Labour Post: Ordnance Factory Exam Syllabus

Numerical Aptitude :

  • Number System
  • Fraction
  • Decimal and Percentage
  • Ratio and Proportion
  • Interest
  • Profit & Loss, Discount
  • Time & Distance
  • Time and Work

General Awareness :

  • Current Events (National & International)
  • History & Culture
  • General Polity and Indian Constitution
  • General Geography

General Science: In this section, question will be set to keeping in view the standard appropriate of High School. It may include the subject and activities which are more relevant to day to day existence/ activities of human life.

TRADE TEST: As per trade test specifications, an unskilled workman will be mainly engaged on handling/shifting of material. He will also be required to clean machines, floors of shop/areas around machines and other similar places, if and as necessary. The trade test may 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.
  • There shall be no interview for filling up of these vacancies.


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Ordnance Factory Exam: Medium of Exam

The examination will be trilingual, i.e., Hindi, English and regional language of the State where the factory against which the candidate has applied is located. With reference to Ordnance Factories and their respective locations, this translates to English, Hindi & any one regional language among the following- Bengali/ Marathi/Oriya/Tamil/Telugu. It may be noted that candidates can appear only for that regional language of the state where the factory concerned is located and will have to appear for examination in that State/Centre only.