Important Instructions


1.         NOTIFICATION
1.1        It is hereby notified for the information of all Citizens of India that Ordnance Factory Ambajhari, Nagpur intends to fill-up the following vacancies in various Group ‘C’ Posts of its Non-Industrial Establishment, School Establishment and Industrial Establishment.
1.2        The Citizens of India who are willing for appointment to these Posts at Ordnance Factory Ambajhari and are fulfilling the eligibility criteria for these Posts as prescribed in this Advertisement, can apply as per the instructions given in this Advertisement.

2.         FACTORY’S INTERNET WEBSITE ADDRESS
2.1        For all purposes of this Advertisement including the current as well as future information/instructions/activities/forms etc. pertaining to this Recruitment, the Ordnance Factory Ambajhari Internet Website Address is as follows : www.ofajadmin.com
2.2        These links shall remain open during the prescribed periods only, as mentioned hereinafter and in the Advertisement and as shall be intimated from time to time on the Factory’s Internet Website/Links.
2.3        Neither any other Internet Website of Ordnance Factory Ambajhari nor any similar Internet Website should be visited for any purpose pertaining to this Advertisement.

3.         CRUCIAL DATE
3.1        The Crucial Date for all purposes i.e. for determining the Age Limits, Educational Qualifications and Other Qualifications, etc. shall be the Closing Date for the submission of the Online Applications.
3.2        It is clarified that there shall be no other Crucial Date for any purpose whatsoever on any grounds.

4.         CLOSING DATE
4.1        The Closing Date for submission of the Online Applications on the Factory’s Website shall be the (21+2) 23rd day from the date of display of the Advertisement on the Factory’s Internet Website excluding the date of display.
4.2        For example, if the Advertisement is Emplpyment News on 22 Nov 2014, then the Closing Date for submission of Online Application on the Factory’s Website shall be 14 Dec 2014.
4.3        If the Closing Date as above falls on a Holiday for the Factory, then the next working day shall be taken as the Closing Date for all purposes.
4.4        If so required, this shall be notified on the Factory’s Internet Website.

5.         AGE LIMITS
5.1        On the Crucial Date, the age of the candidates applying for above mentioned Posts MUST fall between the Age Limits as follows :
5.2        It is clarified that, for example, the ‘Age Limits of 18 years to 25 years’ means that on the Crucial Date, the candidate’s age MUST be 18 years and his age MUST not exceed 25 years.
5.3        It is further clarified that, for example, if the Crucial date is 09.10.2010 and, the Age Limits criteria are that the candidate’s age MUST be 18 years and his age MUST not exceed 25 years on the Crucial Date of 09.10.2010, then a candidate having his date of birth between 09.10.1985 and 10.10.1992 with both dates inclusive, is eligible i.e. the candidate’s date of birth MUST fall on or after 09.10.1985 but on or before 10.10.1992.

6.         AGE RELAXATIONS
6.1        As per existing orders / instructions, relaxation in the Upper Age Limits shall be given to the candidates (if the post is reserved for SC/ST/OBC/PHP/XS) as follow:
6.2.1     An SC candidate is eligible for relaxation in the Upper Age Limit by 05 years.
6.2.2     An ST candidate is eligible for relaxation in the Upper Age Limit by 05 years.
6.2.3     An OBC candidate belonging to Non-Creamy Layer is eligible for relaxation in the Upper Age Limit by 03 years.
6.3.       A PH candidate having minimum 40% disability is eligible for further relaxation in the Upper Age Limit by 10 years; i.e. as follows :
6.3.1     A PH candidate as above who belongs to General category, is eligible for relaxation in the Upper Age Limit by 10 years.
6.3.2     A PH candidate as above who belongs to SC category, is eligible for relaxation in the Upper Age Limit by 15 years.
6.3.3     A PH candidate as above who belongs to ST category, is eligible for relaxation in the Upper Age Limit by 15 years.
6.3.4     A PH candidate as above who belongs to OBC category as above, is eligible for relaxation in the Upper Age Limit by 13 years.
6.4        An XS candidate having minimum 6 months continuous 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; i.e. as follows :
6.4.1     An XS candidate as above who belongs to General category, is eligible for relaxation in the Upper Age Limit by 03 years plus the period of such service
6.4.2     An XS candidate as above who belongs to SC category, is eligible for relaxation in the Upper Age Limit by 08 years plus the period of such service
6.4.3     An XS candidate as above who belongs to ST category, is eligible for relaxation in the Upper Age Limit by 08 years plus the period of such service.
6.4.4     An XS candidate as above who belongs to OBC category as above, is eligible for relaxation in the Upper Age Limits by 06 years plus the period of such service.
6.5        However, a candidate who is PH as above as well as XS as above, is eligible for relaxation in the Upper Age Limits in such a way that :
6.5.1     if he is a General Candidate, his age does not exceed 45 years,
6.5.2     if he is an SC Candidate, his age does not exceed 50 years,
6.5.3     if he is an ST Candidate, his age does not exceed 50 years,
6.5.4     if he is an OBC Candidate as above, his age does not exceed 48 years,

6.6        A candidate who is a Government Servant with 03 years continuous service, is eligible for relaxation in the Upper Age Limits as follows :
6.6.1     A candidate who is a Government Servant as above and who belongs to General category, is eligible for relaxation in the Upper Age Limits upto 40 years.
6.6.2     A candidate who is a Government Servant as above and who belongs to SC category, is eligible for relaxation in the Upper Age Limits upto 45 years.
6.6.3     A candidate who is a Government Servant as above and who belongs to ST category, is eligible for relaxation in the Upper Age Limits upto 45 years.
6.6.4     A candidate who is a Government Servant as above and who belongs to OBC category as above, is eligible for relaxation in the Upper Age Limits upto 43 years.

7.         LANGUAGE FOR MEASUREMENTS OF PHYSICAL STANDARDS/ SCREENING TEST/ORIGINAL DOCUMENTS CHECKING/ WRITTEN TESTS/TRADE TESTS (PRACTICAL), etc.
7.1        For all the Posts the Language for the Written Tests/Measurement of Physical Standards/Skill Tests/Trade Tests (Practical Tests), etc. as the case may be, shall be : HINDI or ENGLISH
7.2        The on-the-spot instructions/directions which are be given to the Candidates while conducting the Written Tests/Measurements of Physical Standards/ Screening Tests/Trade Tests (Practical), etc. as the case may be, for these Posts, shall be given in the above two Languages.
7.3        After submission of Online Applications, no request for change in the Language shall be entertained at any stage under any circumstances on any grounds whatsoever.

8.         CANDIDATURE
8.1        The candidature of every candidate shall be PROVISIONAL and shall remain PROVISIONAL until he is appointed to a Post after his selection.
8.2        The candidature of a Candidate applying for a Post starts with the completion of Step-1 for submission of his Online Application, as mentioned in the relevant Para.
8.3        The Factory Management shall not render/provide any advice or guidance or counseling in this regard.
8.4        The Factory Management shall not entertain any personal / postal / telephonic / electronic inquiry / correspondence in this regard.
8.5        The Factory Management shall not consider any representation whatsoever in this regard.

9.         FULFILLING ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA BY CANDIDATES
9.1        All the prescribed eligibility criteria for a Post MUST be fulfilled by the Candidates on the date of submission of their Online Applications for that Post.
9.2        Before applying for a Post, the Candidates MUST ensure that they fulfill all the eligibility criteria prescribed for that Post as given in this Advertisement.
9.3        It shall be the personal responsibility of the Candidates applying for a Post to satisfy themselves that they actually fulfill all the prescribed eligibility criteria for that Post as given in this Advertisement.
9.4        No advice or guidance or counseling shall be provided by the Factory in this regard on any grounds under any circumstances.
9.5        The candidature of a Candidate not fulfilling the prescribed eligibility criteria for a Post on the date of submission of his Online Application for that Post, shall stand cancelled.
9.6        The candidature of a Candidate for a Post shall be cancelled at any stage when it is found that he was not fulfilling the prescribed eligibility criteria when he submitted his Online Application for that Post.
9.7        The Factory Management shall not consider any representation whatsoever in this regard.

10.        POSSESSION OF ALL ORIGINAL DOCUMENTS BY CANDIDATES WHILE SUBMITTING ONLINE APPLICATIONS
10.1      All the required ORIGINAL Documents pertaining to his age, educational qualifications and other qualifications, SC/ST/OBC/PH/XS, NOC/PL/IL, etc MUST be possessed by the Candidate applying for any Post on the date when he is applying for that Post.
10.2      Before applying for any Post, the candidates MUST ensure that they possess all ORIGINAL Documents pertaining to their age, educational qualifications and other qualifications, SC/ST/OBC/PH/XS, NOC/PL/IL, etc required for that Post as given in this Advertisement.
10.3      It shall be the personal responsibility of the candidate applying for a Post to satisfy himself that he actually possesses all the required ORIGINAL Documents pertaining to his age, educational qualifications and other qualifications, SC/ST/OBC/PH/XS, NOC/PL/IL, etc. as given in this Advertisement.
10.4      No advice or guidance or counseling shall be provided by the Factory in this regard on any grounds under any circumstances.
10.5      The candidature of a Candidate not possessing all ORIGINAL Documents pertaining to his age, educational qualifications and other qualifications, SC/ST/OBC/PH/XS, NOC/PL/IL, etc required for a Post on the date of submission of his Online Application for that Post, shall stand cancelled.
10.6      The candidature of a Candidate for a Post shall be cancelled at any stage when it is found that he was not possessing all required ORIGINAL Documents pertaining to his age, educational qualifications and other qualifications, SC/ST/OBC/PH/XS, NOC/PL/IL, etc when he submitted his Online Application for that Post.
10.7      The Factory Management shall not consider any representation whatsoever in this regard.

11.        ORIGINAL DOCUMENTS CHECKING
11.1      The Original Documents Checking is a part of the Selection Process for all the Posts.
11.2      The Original Documents Checking of the candidates shall be done at the appropriate Stage either before or during or after the Measurements of Physical Standards/Original Documents Checking/Screening Test/Written Tests/Trade Tests (Practical), as the case may be, for the respective Posts.
11.3      No request for submission of Original Documents at a later stage or for acceptance of attested copies thereof or for giving of undertakings of any kind in this regard, shall be accepted on any grounds under any circumstances.
11.4      The Management reserves the right to do the Original Documents Checking of any or of some or of all the Candidates for any Post at any stage as considered appropriate.
11.5      Only those Candidates who qualify in Original Documents Checking, shall be allowed to appear in the next stage of the Selection Process.
11.6      It is clarified that the Management reserves the right to do the Original Documents Checking of any or of some or of all the Candidates for any Post even after publication/display of the list of the provisionally selected Candidates for that Post, as considered appropriate.
11.7      If a Candidate does not produce his all Original Documents in the Original Documents Checking for any Post for any reasons whatsoever, he shall be disqualified in the Original Documents Checking and consequently, he shall not be allowed to appear in the next stage of the Selection Process for that Post.
11.8      The number the Candidates to be called for any Stage of the Selection Process after applying the above mentioned ratios for that Stage of the Selection Process, can be changed at the discretion of the Management, depending upon the availability of number of Candidates in one Stage of the Selection Process for the next Stage of the Selection Process. No claim or dispute in this regard shall be accepted.
11.9      It is clarified that for all the Posts, the last stage of Selection Process shall be the preparation of the Select List and the Reserve List and the publication/display of the list of Provisionally Selected Candidates and the list of the Candidates kept in the Reserve List.
11.10    It is further clarified that the stipulations in Para XIII made for movement of Candidates qualifying in one Stage of Selection Process to the another Stage (not necessarily the immediate next Stage) of the Selection Process, shall be read after incorporating/interpolating the Original Documents Checking Stage as mentioned above and this shall not be construed as creating/causing any contradiction and no dispute in this regard shall be accepted.
11.11    The Factory Management reserves the right to call the Candidates for their Original Documents Checking at more than one Stages of the Selection Process and/or to rearrange/reorder the Stage of the Original Documents Checking in the above mentioned sequence and/or to conduct the Original Documents Checking along with any other Stage of Selection Process as considered necessary.

12.        REGARDING ALL ORIGINAL DOCUMENTS
12.1      Regarding Date of Birth, it is clarified that only the Matriculation or equivalent Certificate issued by the concerned Education Board/University shall be accepted as proof of Date of Birth. In case the Date of Birth is not mentioned in the Matriculation or equivalent Certificate issued by the concerned Education Board/University but is mentioned in the Matriculation or equivalent Marksheet, then the Matriculation or equivalent Certificate along with the corresponding Marksheet shall be accepted as proof of Date of Birth. In any case, the Marksheet alone shall not be accepted as proof of Date of Birth.
12.2      Regarding prescribed Educational (including Technical) Qualifications and other Qualifications, it is clarified that only the Certificates (including Degrees/Diplomas where applicable) issued by the concerned Education Boards/Councils /Universities shall be accepted as proof of possessing the prescribed Educational (including Technical) Qualifications and other Qualifications.
12.3      Degrees/Diplomas etc. obtained from the Open Universities/Distance Education shall not be accepted unless the same is accompanied by a Certificate to the effect that the concerned Course is recognized by the Distance Education Council as prescribed.
12.4      Regarding SC/ST/OBC/PH/XS, as the case may be, Certificates, it is clarified that only the Certificates issued by the prescribed Competent Authorities in the prescribed formats shall be accepted as proof of belonging to such categories.
12.5      Regarding OBC Certificate, it is further clarified that the concerned Candidate MUST ensure that the OBC Certificate clearly shows the fact that he does not fall in the Creamy Layer on the Crucial Date/Closing Date and that the Certificate is duly signed by the competent Authority on or before the Closing Date/Crucial Date.
12.6      It is to be noted that the Orders/Instructions issued from time to time by the Government of India regarding relaxations/concessions etc. for the SC / ST / OBC / PH / XS Candidates and regarding the SC / ST / OBC / PH / XS certificates, shall be applicable.
12.7      It MUST be noted by the Candidates that any kind of ad-hoc/in-lieu/temporary/provisional/duplicate Certificate issued by any authority whatsoever, shall not be acceptable under any circumstances on any grounds except when it has been issued by the same authority which issues the corresponding Original Certificate.
12.8      It MUST also be noted by the Candidates that any kind of Certified_copy/Attested_copy/Undertaking/Affidavit/FIR for nonpossession/ non-production of any Certificate shall not be considered under any circumstances on any grounds.
12.9      For the Qualification of ‘Degree/Diploma/Certificate’ where required, it is clarified that the corresponding Marksheet MUST also be possessed and produced by the Candidates along with the Degree/Diploma/Certificate.
12.10    The Candidate’s copy of the Challan or the E-Receipt for i-Collect Payment, as the case may be, shall have to be produced by the Candidates who have paid Application Fees, as and when asked for by the Management.

13.        VISITING FACTORY’S INTERNET WEBSITE BY CANDIDATES
13.1      Every information pertaining to this Recruitment Process shall be displayed on the Factory’s Internet Website.
13.2      After applying for any Post, the Candidates MUST keep visiting the Factory’s Internet Website regularly during the entire duration of this Recruitment Process for seeing the information displayed on the Factory’s Internet Website.
13.3      The Factory shall not be responsible for inaccessibility of the Factory’s Internet Website on account of non-availability of the Internet connectivity for any period whatsoever during the entire duration of this Recruitment Process.
13.4      The Factory shall not be responsible if a Candidate does not visit Factory’s Internet Website for seeing the information displayed thereon.
13.5      No information shall ordinarily be sent in writing by post to any Candidate in respect of this Recruitment Process.
13.6      No claim by a Candidate for not getting an information in writing by post shall be accepted.

14.        POSSESSION OF EMAIL ID AND MOBILE PHONE NUMBER BY CANDIDATES
14.1      Every Candidate intending to apply for any Post, MUST possess his own valid e-mail ID which MUST remain valid and functional for the entire duration of this Recruitment Process.
14.2      Every Candidate intending to apply for any Post, MUST also possess his own valid  Mobile Phone number which MUST remain valid and functional for the entire duration of this Recruitment Process.
14.3      A communication to be made to the Candidates either individually or in groups, shall be sent to them through e-mail to his e-mail ID provided by them and/or through SMS/ Call on their Mobile Phone Numbers provided by them.
14.4      The Factory shall not be responsible if a Candidate’s e-mail ID or Mobile Number is not valid or not functional for any period whatsoever during the entire duration of this Recruitment Process.
14.5      The Factory shall not be responsible if a Candidate does not check his e-mail or SMS or takes Call sent/made to him.
14.6      No communication shall ordinarily be sent in writing by post to any Candidate in respect of this Recruitment Process.
14.7      No claim by a Candidate for not getting a communication in writing by post shall be accepted.

15.        REGARDING APPLICATION FEES
15.1      The SC / ST / PH / XS/ Female candidates are exempted from the payment of Application Fees.
15.2      A candidate who is not exempted from payment of Application Fees, MUST pay the Application Fees of x 50 (Rupees Fifty only) for each Post for which he is applying.
15.3      The Application Fees are non-refundable.
15.4      It is informed that the Application Fees once received by the Factory shall not be refunded under any circumstances whatsoever.
15.5      It is clarified that if a Candidate, who is not exempted from payment of Application Fees, is submitting Online Applications for more than one Post, he MUST pay Application Fees separately in respect of his each Online Application.
15.6      A Candidate who is not exempted from payment of Application Fees, MUST pay the Application Fees by remitting the amount of the Application Fees from the State Bank of India Branch or Internet Banking.
15.7      The detailed instructions for paying the Application Fees are given in the succeeding Para.
15.8      A Candidate who is not exempted from payment of Application Fees, MUST pay the Application Fees properly and correctly strictly as per the instructions given in this Advertisement and on the Factory’s Internet Website. Otherwise, no cognizance shall be taken of the Application Fees paid by him under any circumstances for whatever reasons.
15.9      No cognizance shall be taken of the Application Fees paid by any other means/mode under any circumstances for whatever reasons.
15.10    A Candidate, who is not exempted from payment of Application Fees, MUST pay the Application Fees on or after the date of display/publication of this Advertisement on the Factory’s Internet Website.
15.11    No cognizance of Application Fees paid by a Candidate before the date of display/publication of this Advertisement shall be taken.

 

16.        METHOD OF PAYMENT OF APPLICATION FEES
16.1      A candidate who is not exempted from the payment of Application Fees, MUST pay the Application Fees strictly as per the instructions given in this Para and also as per the instructions given on the Factory’s/State Bank of India’s through Challan.
16.2      The Candidates MUST note that if they do not pay the Application Fees as per the instructions given in this Para and also as per the instructions given on the Factory’s/State Bank of India’s challan, the payment made by them may not be accepted and eventually their Online Applications may be rejected.
16.3      A candidate who is not exempted from the payment of Application Fees, MUST pay the Application Fees in the “Recruitment Fund General Manager Ordnance Factory Ambajhari” Account after making of entries for the Online Application on the Factory’s Internet Website and obtaining Unique Application ID / Ref No. Application Fee Rs. 50/-
16.4      This Unique Application ID / Ref No. needs to be entered on the Bank’s Website and this shall be used for linking the payment of the Application Fees with the submission of the corresponding Online Application.
16.5      If there is any error in making the entry of Unique Application ID / Ref No., the Online Application shall be treated as ‘submitted’ without making payment of the Application Fees. Such an Online Application shall automatically stand rejected and no claim for the refund of the Application Fees or for the revival of the Online Application shall be entertained under any circumstances.
16.6      The Application Fees can be paid by remitting the amount, as mentioned below, in any Branch of the State Bank of India having Core Banking Facility or from the State Bank of India’s Internet Banking Account (SBIINB).
16.7      A Candidate is required to take following steps for making the payment of Application Fees in a Branch of the State Bank of India :
16.7.1   A Candidate is required to print the Challan from the Factory’s Internet Website. The Challan has two parts, viz. the first part for submission to the Bank and the second part for retention by the Candidate.
16.7.2   All the details of the Candidates, O.F. Ambajhari Bank Account, the amount required to be remitted, etc. are already printed on the Challan.  The Candidate is required to enter other details in the space provided in the Challan and sign as ‘payee’ and deposit the requisite amount in any Branch of State Bank of India having Core Banking Facility.
16.7.3   After acceptance of the amount, the Bank Branch shall record all the details in the Bank’s Online Core Banking System including the details pertaining to Application ID / Ref No. and the Candidate’s name. Thereafter, the Unique Transaction Number pertaining to the remittance of the amount shall be generated in the Bank’s System. This Unique Transaction Number shall be recorded by the Bank Branch on the Challan.
16.7.4   The Candidates MUST ensure that the Application ID / Ref No and the Candidate’s Name are entered by the Bank Branch in the Bank’s Core Banking System, that the Unique Transaction Number is recorded by the Bank Branch on the receipted copy of the Challan and that the Challan is duly authenticated by the Bank Branch. The Candidate MUST retain the Candidate’s copy of the Challan for his record.
16.7.5   A candidate who has made payment of Application Fees for a Post from a Branch of the State bank of India, MUST produce the Candidate’s copy of the Challan as and when asked for by the Factory Management.
16.7.6   In case a Candidate is not able to produce for whatever reasons, the Candidate’s copy of the Challan as and when asked for by the Factory Management, his candidature shall automatically stand cancelled.
16.8      The Candidate can check the status of linking of the payment of the Application Fees in the Factory’s Internet Website in “Fees Payment Status” link on or after the third working day from the day of making the payment. The Factory’s Internet Website shall indicate the confirmation of the receipt of the payment of Application Fees. In case the Factory’s Internet Website indicates non-receipt of the payment of Application Fees, the Candidate should find out/enquire from the Bank Branch where he had remitted the amount / Internet Banking Call Centre of SBI, the reasons for the non-remittance of the amount of the Application Fees in the Factory’s Account and settle the matter with the SBI only. The Factory Management shall not entertain any enquiry in this regard and shall also not accept any responsibility on this count under any circumstances for whatever reasons.
16.9    The candidates are advised in their own interest not to wait till the last date for payment of the Application Fees and/or for submission of their Online Applications.

17.        REGARDING ONLINE APPLICATIONS
17.1      A Candidate MUST submit his Application for each Post separately for which he is applying, on the Factory’s Internet Website online only.
17.2      No hard copies of the Online Applications are required to be submitted.
17.3      However, the Candidates may keep the hard copies of the Online Applications submitted by them with them for their own reference.
17.4      A Candidate MUST submit his Online Application for a Post on the Factory’s Website properly and correctly strictly as per the instructions given in this Advertisement. Otherwise, no cognizance shall be taken of his Online Application under any circumstances for whatever reasons.
17.5      The detailed instructions for submitting the Online Applications are given in the succeeding para.
17.6      No cognizance shall be taken of an application submitted by any other means/mode under any circumstances for whatever reasons.
17.7      In the Online Application format, only the educational qualifications and other qualifications prescribed for the Post are to be entered.
17.8      The complete details of all qualifications including the prescribed qualifications i.e. higher qualifications or lower qualifications or some additional/extra qualifications possessed by the Candidates shall have to be provided by them as and when asked for by the Factory Management.
17.9      The Candidates MUST note that the Online Applications can be submitted on the Factory’s Internet Website on or after the date of display/publication of this Advertisement on the Factory’s Internet Website.
17.10    The Candidates MUST note that the Online Applications cannot be submitted on the Factory’s Internet Website after the Closing Date of submission of Online Applications.
17.11    The Candidates MUST ensure that they fulfill all the eligibility criteria prescribed for a Post as , given in this Advertisement before applying for that Post.
17.12    The Candidates MUST ensure that they posses all the Original Documents required for a Post as given in this Advertisement before applying for that Post.
17.13    A Candidate MUST NOT submit more than one Online Application for one Post.
17.14    If at any stage it is found that a Candidate has submitted more than one Applications for one Post, then his all such Applications for that Post shall automatically stand cancelled and the corresponding Application Fees shall also stand forfeited. No query/correspondence in this regard shall be entertained.
17.15    No change/alteration/amendment/modification in an Online Application once submitted shall be allowed under any circumstances on any grounds.
17.16    No withdrawal of an Online Application once submitted shall be allowed under any circumstances on any grounds.

18.        METHOD OF SUBMISSION OF ONLINE APPLICATIONS
18.1      A Candidate submitting his Online Application for a Post, MUST submit his Online Application strictly as per the instructions given in this Para and also as per the instructions given on the Factory’s Internet Website.
18.2      The Candidates MUST note that if they do not submit the Online Applications as per the instructions given in this Para and also as per the instructions given on the Factory’s Internet Website, their Online Applications may be rejected.
18.3      A Candidate MUST possess his own valid personal e-mail ID which should be valid for the entire duration of this Recruitment Process. In case a Candidate does not have a valid personal e-mail ID, he MUST create his valid personal e-mail ID.
18.4      The submission of Online Application consists of following three steps in the given sequence only :
18.4.1   Step-1 Making data entries in the Online Application Format on the Factory’s Website.
18.4.2   Step-2 Uploading passport size colour photograph, left hand thumb impression and signature.
18.4.3   Step-3 Making payment of Application Fees where applicable.
18.5      The submission of Online Application means properly and correctly completion of above mentioned all the three steps.
18.6      It is clarified that if any of the above mentioned three steps is not properly and correctly completed, the Online Application shall not be treated as submitted for the purpose of this Recruitment Process.
18.7      It is clarified that if any of the above mentioned steps is not properly and correctly completed, the Online Application shall not be treated as submitted for the purpose of this Recruitment Process.
18.8      The Candidates can print their submitted Applications after completion of ALL the above mentioned steps, for his Information and record.
18.9      The Candidates MUST visit the Factory’s Internet Website and then and thereafter, on the Homepage.
18.10    The detailed instructions for submission of the Online Applications are available on the Factory’s Internet Website. The Candidates MUST carefully read these instructions before going ahead with making the entries for submission of their Online Applications.
18.11    The Factory Management shall not be responsible for inaccessibility of the Factory’s Website on account of non-availability of the Internet connectivity on any date(s) including the dates towards the Closing Date for submission of Online Applications or for any other reason whatsoever.
18.12    The Candidates are once again advised in their own interest not to wait till the last date for payment of the Application Fees and/or for submission of their Online Applications.

19.        INTIMATION OF DATES OF WRITTEN TESTS/ MEASUREMENTS OF PHYSICAL STANDARDS/SCREENING TEST/ ORIGINAL DOCUMENTS CHECKING / TRADE TESTS (PRACTICAL), etc.
19.1      A Candidate not found eligible during the process of making entries for his Online Application, shall not be allowed to complete the process of submission of Online Application and shall be informed of the reasons for not permitting him to make entries for Online Application/to submit Online Application on the Factory’s Internet Website itself then and there.
19.2      The Candidates who successfully made entries of Online Applications, paid Application Fees where applicable and uploaded the scanned Photograph, Signature & Left Hand Thumb Impression shall provisionally be permitted, unless otherwise marked as ‘Candidature Rejected’, for appearing in the Written Test/Measurement of Physical Standards/Screening Test/Original Documents Checking/Trade Test (Practical), etc. as the case may be.
19.3      The dates and other related details for the Written Test/Measurement of Physical Standards/Screening Test/Original Documents Checking/Trade Test (Practical), etc. as the case may be, for each Post shall be displayed on the Factory’s Internet Website.
19.4      For the above mentioned information i.e. the dates of Written Test/Measurement of Physical Standards/Screening Test/Original Documents Checking/Trade Test (Practical), etc. as the case may be, for the above mentioned Posts, the Candidates MUST visit the Factory’s Internet Website from the 28th day onwards after the Closing Date for submission of Online Applications on the Factory’s Website.
19.5      For example, if the Closing Date for submission of Online Application on the Factory’s Website is 02nd May, then the Candidates MUST visit the Factory’s Internet Website from 30th May onwards for the above mentioned information.
19.6      It is clarified that the date of the commencement of the first of the Written Test/Measurement of Physical Standards/Screening Test/Original Documents Checking/Trade Test (Practical), etc. as the case may be, for any Post shall NOT be less than 21 days after the display of the above mentioned information on the Factory’s Internet Website.
20.        PRINTING OF CALL LETTER CUM ADMIT CARDS
20.1      The Call Letter cum Admit Cards for appearing in the Written Test/Measurement of Physical Standards/Screening Test/Original Documents Checking/Trade Test (Practical), etc. as the case may be, for the respective Posts shall be available only to those Candidates who successfully submitted their Online Applications for those Posts.
20.2      Only a Candidate who successfully submits his Online Application for a Post, shall be considered an eligible Candidate for that Post, subject to the condition that his candidature shall remain PROVISIONAL in terms of the provisions of the relevant Para.
20.3      It is clarified that the expression ‘successful submission of Online Application’ means completion of ALL the three steps required for submission of Online Applications as mentioned in the relevant Para.
20.4      The Candidates who have been marked as ‘Candidature Rejected’ cannot print Call Letter cum Admit Card.
20.5      Eligible Candidate MUST print his Call Letter cum Admit Card for that Post only Online from the Factory’s Internet Website for appearing in the Written Test/Measurement of Physical Standards/Screening Test/Original Documents Checking/Trade Test (Practical), etc. as the case may be, for that Post.
20.7      For one Post, only one Call Letter cum Admit Card is required to be printed by the Candidate.
20.8      An eligible Candidate shall not be allowed to appear in the Written Test/Measurement of Physical Standards/Screening Test/Original Documents Checking/Trade Test (Practical), etc. as the case may be, for a Post, if he does not bring his Call Letter cum Admit Card for that post while appearing in each of the Written Test/Measurement of Physical Standards/Screening Test/Original Documents Checking/Trade Test (Practical), etc. as the case may be, for that Post.

21.        FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS FOR SC / ST/ OBC / PH / XS CANDIDATES
21.1      SC/ST/OBC Candidates shall not be given any age relaxation as applicable to them, in case they are applying for a Post for which no vacancies are reserved for the respective SC/ST/OBC categories.
21.2      PH Candidates shall not be considered for the Posts which are not identified as suitable to be held by PH persons.
21.3      PH/XS Candidates shall be given age relaxation as applicable to them in case they are applying for a Post for which no vacancies are reserved for the respective PH/ XS categories.
21.4      An SC/ST/OBC/PH/XS Candidate mentioning his such category in his Online Application, MUST possess such Certificate, while submitting his Online Application.
21.5      It is to be noted that the Orders/Instructions issued from time to time by the Government of India regarding relaxations/concessions etc. for the SC/ST/OBC/ PH/XS Candidates and regarding the SC/ST/OBC/PH/XS certificates, shall be applicable.
21.6      An SC/ST/OBC/PH/XS Candidate mentioning his such category in his Online Application, MUST produce his such Certificate as and when asked for by the Factory Management.
21.7      It is clarified that :
21.7.1   Only an OBC Candidate belonging to Non-Creamy Layer and possessing such Certificate, while submitting his Online Application, shall be treated as an OBC Candidate for the purpose of reservations and relaxations.
21.7.2   It is informed that an OBC Candidate NOT belonging to Non-Creamy Layer should apply as a General category Candidate.
21.7.3   A PH Candidate having minimum 40% disability shall only be treated as a PH Candidate for the purpose of reservations and relaxations.
21.7.4   An XS Candidate having minimum 6 (six) months continuous service in the Armed Forces of the Union of India shall only be treated as an XS Candidate for the purpose of reservations and relaxations.
21.8      It is further clarified that the candidature of an SC/ST/OBC/PH XS Candidate mentioning his such category in his Online Application but not possessing such Certificate while submitting his Online Application and/or not producing the same as and when asked by the Factory Management, shall stand cancelled. No claim for considering such a Candidate as a General category Candidate shall be accepted.
21.9      It is informed that an XS Candidate claiming his applicable Educational qualifications and other qualifications for a Post, on the basis of the prescribed certificates issued by the Armed Forces, MUST possess such certificates (percentage of marks not mandatory) in proof of the same being equivalent to the corresponding Educational qualifications and other qualifications prescribed for that Post in this Advertisement, while submitting his Online Application and MUST produce the same as and when asked by the Factory Management.

22.        FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS FOR CANDIDATES SPONSORED BY SPECIFIED EMPLOYMENT EXCHANGE, VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION CENTRE FOR PHYSICALLY HANDICAPPED AND SAINIK BOARD, etc.
22.1      For the sake of clarity, the Candidates sponsored/nominated by the specified Employment Exchange/Vocational Rehabilitation Centre for Physically Handicapped/Sainik Board etc, as the case may be, will be considered as ‘Sponsored Candidates’ and the Candidates who submit their Online Applications in response to this Advertisement i.e. the Candidates other than the Sponsored Candidates will be considered as ‘Open Market Candidates’.
22.2      When a Candidate’s name is received from the specified Employment Exchange/Vocational Rehabilitation Centre for Physically Handicapped/ Sainik Board etc, as the case may be, within the prescribed time in response to this Factory’s Requisition placed on them, then only the concerned Candidate shall be treated as having been sponsored/nominated by that specified Employment Exchange/Vocational Rehabilitation Centre for Physically Handicapped/Sainik Board etc, as the case may be.
22.3      It is clarified that only because a Candidate is registered with the specified Employment Exchange/Vocational Rehabilitation Centre for Physically Handicapped/Sainik Board etc, as the case may be, he does not become a Candidate sponsored/nominated by that specified Employment Exchange/Vocational Rehabilitation Centre for Physically Handicapped /Sainik Board etc, as the case may be.
22.4      The Sponsored Candidates would not be required to apply against this Advertisement as ‘Open Market Candidates’ and they will be considered along with others. However, The Sponsored Candidates would be required to furnish their latest/updated particulars as mentioned below.
22.5      Instead, each Sponsored Candidate shall be allotted a ‘Specified Number’ by the Factory and he will be required to furnish his latest/updated particulars as mentioned below :
22.5.1   Separate communication by Speedpost shall be sent by the Factory to the Sponsored Candidates intimating them regarding their names having been sponsored/nominated by the specified Employment Exchange/Vocational Rehabilitation Centre for Physically Handicapped/Sainik Board etc, as the case may be, and for submission of Online Applications by them.
22.6.     All the provisions/stipulations/conditions/instructions etc. given in other Paras of this Advertisement are applicable to the Sponsored Candidates.
22.7      To apply within the closing date of application.

23.        FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE CANDIDATES WORKING IN CENTRAL GOVERNMENT OR IN STATE GOVERNMENT OR IN PSU/CAB ETC. UNDER CENTRAL/STATE GOVERNMENT [OTHER THAN THE CANDIDATES WORKING IN ORDNANCE FACTORIES ORGANISATION]
23.1      If a Candidate is working in the Central Government (other than the Ordnance Factories Organisation) or in a State Government or in a PSU/CAB etc. under the Central/State Government, he MUST obtain an NOC from his Employer before submission of his Online Application.
23.2      If a Candidate enters into service, other than the service in Ordnance Factories Organisation, in Central Government or in a State Government or in a PSU/CAB etc. under the Central/State Government after submission of his Online Application, he MUST immediately obtain an NOC from his Employer.
23.3      The NOC MUST clearly mention that in the event of selection of the Candidate for the Post for which he is applying, he shall be immediately released.
23.4      The NOC MUST also clearly mention the details of all Disciplinary Actions taken and pending/in train against the Candidate.
23.5      It is clarified that if such a Candidate is applying for more than one Posts, he MUST obtain separate NOCs for each of the Posts for which he is applying.
23.6      There is no objection if a Candidate obtains a combined NOC for more than one Posts for which he is applying provided that such a combined NOC clearly mentions the names of all the Posts for which the combined NOC has been issued to him.
23.7      Such Candidates MUST note that the NOCs as above must have been obtained by them before submission of their Online Applications.
23.8      Such Candidates MUST keep in his possession the NOCs obtained as above and MUST produce the same before the Factory Management as and when asked for. In case, such a Candidate fails to produce NOC as above for any Post, his candidature for that Post shall stand cancelled.
23.9      If a Candidate working in the Central Government (other than the Ordnance Factories Organisation) or in a State Government or in a PSU/CAB etc. under the Central/State Government, is selected and is offered appointment to a Post in  Ordnance Factory Ambajhari, he shall have to produce the RELEASE ORDER from his Employer/Head of Unit before joining his duties in Ordnance Factory Ambajhari.

24.        FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE CANDIDATES WORKING IN ORDNANCE FACTORIES ORGANISATION [OTHER THAN THE CANDIDATES WORKING IN ORDNANCE FACTORY AMBAJHARI]
24.1      If a Candidate is working in the Ordnance Factories Organisation (other than Ordnance Factory Ambajhari), he MUST obtain a Permission Letter from his Head of Unit before submission of his Online Application.
24.2      If a Candidate enters into service in the Ordnance Factories Organisation (other than Ordnance Factory Ambajhari), after submission of his Online Application, he MUST immediately obtain a Permission Letter from his Head of Unit.
24.3      The Permission Letter MUST clearly mention that in the event of selection of the Candidate for the Post for which he is applying, he shall be immediately released.
24.4      The Permission Letter MUST also clearly mention the details of all Disciplinary Actions taken and pending/in train against the Candidate.
24.5      It is clarified that if such a Candidate is applying for more than one Posts, he MUST obtain separate Permission Letters for each of the Posts for which he is applying.
24.6      There is no objection if a Candidate obtains a combined Permission Letter for more than one Posts for which he is applying provided that such a combined Permission Letter clearly mentions the names of all the Posts for which the combined Permission Letter has been issued.
24.7      Such Candidates MUST note that the Permission Letters as above must have been obtained by them before submission of their Online Applications.
24.8      Such Candidates MUST keep in his possession the Permission Letters obtained as above and MUST produce the same before the Factory Management as and when asked for. In case, such a Candidate fails to produce Permission Letter as above for any Post, his candidature for that Post shall stand cancelled.
24.9      If a Candidate working in the Ordnance Factories Organisation (other than Ordnance Factory Ambajhari), is selected and is offered appointment to a Post in Ordnance Factory Ambajhari, he shall have to produce the RELEASE ORDER from his Head of Unit before joining his duties in Ordnance Factory Ambajhari.

25.        FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE CANDIDATES WORKING IN ORDNANCE FACTORY AMBAJHARI
25.1      If a Candidate is working in Ordnance Factory Ambajhari, he MUST submit an Intimation Letter through Proper Channel to the Section EB (in case the Candidate is an NIE) or the Section LB (in case the Candidate is an IE), as the case may be, before submission of his Online Application.
25.2      If a Candidate enters into service in Ordnance Factory Ambajhari after submission of his Online Application, he MUST immediately submit an Intimation Letter through Proper Channel to the Section EB (in case the Candidate is an NIE) or the Section LB (in case the Candidate is an IE), as the case may be.
25.3      The Intimation Letter MUST clearly mention the name of the Post for which the Candidate is submitting his Online Application.
25.4      It is clarified that if such a Candidate is applying for more than one Posts, he MUST submit separate Intimation Letters for each of the Posts for which he is applying.
25.5      There is no objection if a Candidate submits a combined Intimation Letter for more than one Posts for which he is applying provided that such a combined Intimation Letter clearly mentions the names of all the Posts for which the combined Intimation Letter has been submitted by him.
25.6      Such Candidates MUST note that the Intimation Letters as above must have been submitted by them before submission of their Online Applications.
25.7      Such Candidates MUST keep in his possession the his copies of the Intimation Letters submitted as above and MUST produce the same before the Factory Management as and when asked for. In case, such a Candidate fails to produce his copy of the Intimation Letter as above for any Post, his candidature for that Post shall stand cancelled.

26.        PAYMENT OF TRAVELING ALLOWANCE TO SC/ST etc. CANDIDATES
26.1      The Candidates appearing for the Written Test/Measurement of Physical Standards/Screening Test/Original Documents Checking/Trade Test (Practical) shall travel at their own expenses.
26.2      However, SC/ST Candidates shall only once be paid Traveling Allowance of Second Class Railway/ Bus fare, chargeable by the shortest route from the Railway Station/Bus Sand nearest to their normal place of residence OR from the Railway Station/Bus Sand from where they actually perform the journey, whichever is nearer to Ordnance Factory Ambajhari, and back to the same Railway Station / Bus Sand, as follows :
26.2.1   The fare for the 30 kms (Thirty kilometers) (each way) in both cases (by Rail or by Road) shall be borne by the Candidates and the reimbursement shall be restricted to the fare in respect of the balance of the distance (i.e. exceeding 30 kms each way) both ways on production of the journey details as well as Railway / Bus fare tickets.
26.2.2   No extra charges, if any, incurred for reserving berth/seat in the train/bus shall be reimbursed to the Candidates.
26.2.3   Further, for the road journeys between places not connected by rail, the Candidates may be allowed actual bus fare or road mileage at the lowest rate as admissible, whichever is less, provided the distance covered by road is more than 32 kms each way.
26.2.4   This concession is not admissible to those SC/ST Candidates who are already in service in the Central Government or in a State Government or in a PSU/CAB etc. under the Central/State Government, including Ordnance Factories Organisation.
26.3      The payment of Traveling Allowance as above is also admissible to a Candidate who is PH as well as XS.
26.4      The Candidates to whom the payment of Travelling Allowance is admissible, MUST produce the copies of their SC/ST Certificates and/or of their PH and XS Certificates, as the case may be, duly attested by Gazetted Officers of the Central/State Government along with Bus/Train Tickets in Original.
26.5      It MUST be noted that in case a Candidate to whom the payment of Travelling Allowance is admissible, does not bring the attested copies of the SC/ST/PH/XS Certificates, as the case may be, and/or the original Bus/Train Tickets as above, the payment of Travelling Allowance shall not be made to him.
26.6      The Candidates appearing in the Selection Process for various Posts and to whom the payment of Travelling Allowance is admissible, MUST collect their Travelling Allowance immediately after completion of the Written Test is over for the respective Post.
26.7      No payment of Travelling Allowance shall be made at the next stages of the Selection Process. Therefore, the Candidates to whom the payment of Travelling Allowance is admissible, MUST collect the said payments as mentioned above.
26.8      No separate intimation shall be given in this regard.

27.        GENERAL INFORMATION
27.1      Only selected Candidates shall be informed of their selection in due course.
27.2      The place of work for the selected Candidates on their appointment shall be ORDNANCE FACTORY AMBAJHARI.
27.3      The services of an appointed Candidate shall be liable to be transferred to any Ordnance Factory/Unit in India.
27.4      No GPF and DCRG Scheme is admissible to the Central Government employees who are appointed on or after 01-01-2004.
27.5      The New Pension Scheme i.e. ‘DEFINED CONTRIBUTORY PENSION SCHEME’ is compulsory for all Central Government employees who are appointed on or after 01-01-2004.

28.        GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS
28.1      The expression ‘instructions given in this Advertisement’ and its variant expressions wherever occurring in this Advertisement includes the expression ‘instructions that will be given on the Factory’s Website later’ and its corresponding variant expressions, as the case may be.
28.2      The word ‘instructions’ and its variants wherever occurring in this Advertisement includes the words ‘provisions, conditions, stipulations, criteria, etc’ and its corresponding variant words, as the case may be.
28.3      No interim query / correspondence of any kind by any means regarding the recruitment process including about the candidature or termination/cancellation of candidature or selection or appointment shall be entertained at any stage on any grounds whatsoever.

29.        TERMINATION/CANCELLATION OF CANDIDATURE OF CANDIDATES
29.1      The candidature of a Candidate for a Post or for all the Posts for which he has applied shall stand terminated or cancelled at any stage in terms of provisions therefore as contained n this Advertisement at the relevant places.
29.2      Without prejudice and in addition, as the case may be, to the above, the candidature of a Candidate for a Post or for all the Posts for which he has applied shall stand terminated or cancelled at any stage for the reasons given below also.
29.3      The candidature of a Candidate for a Post shall automatically stand terminated by rejection at any stage if his Online Application including payment of Application Fees is not in accordance with the instructions given in this Advertisement.
29.4      The candidature of a Candidate for a Post shall automatically stand terminated by elimination in the Recruitment Process/Selection Process at any stage if he is not able to qualify in the Written Test/Measurement of Physical Standards/Screening Test/Original Documents Checking/Trade Test (Practical), etc. as the case may be, for that Post.
29.5      The candidature of a Candidate for a Post, who is not exempted from payment of Application Fees, shall automatically stand cancelled at any stage if it is found that he has not paid the prescribed Application Fees in the prescribed manner.
29.6      The candidature of a Candidate for a Post shall automatically stand cancelled at any stage if the Application Fees for a Post is found not properly and correctly paid by him i.e. the Application Fees has been paid by him in violation of the instructions given in this Advertisement.
29.7      The candidature of a Candidate for a Post shall automatically stand cancelled at any stage if his Online Application for that Post is found not properly, correctly and completely submitted.
29.8      If at any stage, a Candidate is found to have furnished an incorrect / incomplete information in respect of a Post, his candidature for that Post shall automatically stand cancelled.
29.9      If at any stage, a Candidate is found to have furnished any false / fabricated / misleading information in respect of a Post, his candidature for all the Posts for which he has applied shall automatically stand cancelled.
29.10    If at any stage, a Candidate is found to not having been in possession of all the Original Documents pertaining to his date of birth, educational qualifications and other qualifications, caste/tribe/category, NOC/PL/IL, etc. while submitting his Online Application for a Post, his candidature for that Post for which he has applied shall automatically stand cancelled.
21.11    If at any stage, a Candidate is found to have submitted any false / dubious / bogus / forged / fabricated document in respect of a Post, his candidature for all the Posts for which he has applied shall automatically stand cancelled.
21.12    If at any stage, a Candidate is found to have used impersonation of any kind whatsoever in/during the Written Test/Measurement of Physical Standards/Screening Test/Original Documents Checking/Trade Test (Practical), etc. as the case may be, for a Post, his candidature for all the Posts for which he has applied shall automatically stand cancelled.
21.13    If at any stage, a Candidate is found to have used unfair means of any kind whatsoever in/during the Written Test/Measurement of Physical Standards/Screening Test/Original Documents Checking/Trade Test (Practical), as the case may be, for a Post, his candidature for all the Posts for which he has applied shall automatically stand cancelled.
21.14    If at any stage, a Candidate is found to have made any attempt to bring in any influence/pressure of any kind including political influence/pressure for securing his selection/appointment for a Post, his candidature for all the Posts for which he has applied shall automatically stand cancelled.
21.15    It is clarified that for the purpose of this Para, the expression ‘at any stage’ includes the stages even after the concerned Candidate has been appointed.

22.        IN CASE OF TECHNICAL DIFFICULTY IN SUBMISSION OF ONLINE APPLICATIONS
22.1      In case of experiencing any technical difficulties in submission of their Online Applications, the Candidates can communicate with the Factory by email at the following email address of the Factory : help@ofajadmin.com
22.2      In the above situation, no cognizance shall be given to any communication received by any other means or received at any other address.
22.3      No cognizance shall be given to any communication received which is pertaining to any matter other than the technical difficulties being experienced by the Candidates in submission of their Online Applications.

23.        DIFFERENCE / VARIATION BETWEEN ENGLISH VERSION AND HINDI VERSION
22.1      In case of any difference / variation in interpretation between the English version and the Hindi version of this Advertisement, only the English version shall be considered as the original and authentic version of the Advertisement.
22.2      No claim/dispute in this regard shall be accepted.

23.        CAUTION FOR CANDIDATES
23.1      Impersonating in any manner in the Written Test/Measurement of Physical Standards/Screening Test/Original Documents Checking/Trade Test (Practical), etc. by any Candidate shall lead to cancellation of his candidature.
23.2      Adopting unfair means of any kind in any manner in the Written Test/Measurement of Physical Standards/Screening Test/Original Documents Checking/Trade Test (Practical), by any Candidate shall lead to cancellation of his candidature.
23.3      Application of any external influence or political pressure or canvassing of any kind in any manner before, during or after the Written Test/Measurement of Physical Standards/Screening Test/Original Documents Checking/Trade Test (Practical), etc. by any Candidate shall lead to cancellation of his candidature.
23.4      The Candidates shall appear in the Measurements of Written Test/Measurement of Physical Standards/Screening Test/Original Documents Checking/Trade Test (Practical), etc. at their own risk and responsibility.
23.5      Ordnance Factory Ambajhari shall in NO manner be responsible for any injury or loss sustained by any Candidate in the Written Test/Measurement of Physical Standards/Screening Test/Original Documents Checking/Trade Test (Practical), etc.
23.6      A caution MUST be noted by all Candidates that some unscrupulous elements may approach the Candidates with assurance of procuring appointment for them in Ordnance Factory Ambajhari through illegal gratification. The Candidates MUST not fall prey to any such false assurance or exploitation and MUST not entertain or encourage such elements in any way. The Factory shall NOT be responsible in any manner whatsoever if a Candidate succumbs to such tactics by anybody at any stage.
23.7      It is emphasized and reassured to all Candidates that the selection to these Posts shall be done strictly based on the merit of the Candidates as adjudged from their performance in the Written Test subject to their qualifying in the Measurement of Physical Standards/Screening Test/Original Documents Checking/Trade Test (Practical), etc. in a fair and transparent manner.

 



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