1)         Name of Post, Pay Band, No. Of Vacancies :

Name of the post
Pay Band (PB-1) with
Grade Pay


Number if vacancies with reserved category








Pay Band (PB-1) :     Rs.5200-20200
Grade Pay          :    Rs.1800/-







08 *


* 08 vacancies against PHP are as :- 04 vacancies for Orthopaedically Handicapped & 04 vacancies for                                                             Hearing Handicapped person.

(Abbreviation :   SC – Scheduled Caste, ST – Scheduled Tribe, OBC – Other Backward Class, PHP – Physical             Handicapped Person, Ex-SM – Ex-Serviceman)

Posts reserved for Physically Handicapped and Ex-Serviceman will be adjusted by Horizontal Reservation i.e. the selected candidates will be adjusted against the categories of SC/ST/OBC/GEN/PH to which they belong.

1.1        The number of vacancies mentioned above is provisional which can be increased or decreased at the discretion of the competent authority.
1.2        If the no. of applications received in response to this advertisement is large and it may not be convenient or possible to examine all the applications, the GM at his discretion may restrict the no. of candidates, to a reasonable limit on the basis of qualification and experience higher than the minimum prescribed in the advertisement.

2)         Age Relaxation :
Age Limit :       18 to 32 Years
2.1        For SC/ST candidates     -           5 years
2.2        For OBC candidates        -           3 years
2.3        No age relaxation will available for the candidates of reserved category applying for unreserved posts.
2.4        Up to the age of 40 years to Government Servants who have completed minimum 3 years regular service.
2.5        For Ex-S’man - The upper age limit shall be relaxed by the length of military service increased by three years plus age relaxation to the Ex-S’man candidates belonging to SC/ST/OBC/PH as mentioned above. 

3)         Essential Qualification :        

3.1        10TH Passed / SSC Certificate.

4)         Fees :

Rs. 50 (Fifty) through Crossed Indian Postal Order (IPO) or Crossed Bank Draft (Nationalized Bank) drawn in favour of General Manager, Ordnance Factory Ambajhari, Nagpur – 440 021, Payable at Nagpur Branch. Application Fee should be submitted alongwith application form. However, no fee will be charged from SC/ST/Ex-serviceman and Physically Handicapped (PH) candidates.

5)         How to Apply:-

5.1        The candidates who fulfill the requisite qualifications/specifications as mentioned above have to apply
ON-LINE through website http://www.ofajadmin.com only from 03/08/2012 onwards.
5.2        After submitting the online application and upload recent photograph, a Serial No. will be generated automatically. This serial no. can be used for reference. This serial number and date of birth (both) of candidate should be used for taking the printout/hard copy of filled in application and send this application to Ordnance Factory Ambajhari, Nagpur duly completed in all respect. While sending the application, these instruction must be followed:

5.3        The  printout of the filled application form should be signed and impression of left hand thumb at proper place sent to Ordnance Factory  Ambajhari. Applications should be addressed to -The General Manager, Ordnance Factory Ambajhari, NAGPUR – 440 021 (MAHARASHTRA).
5.4        Along with the application attested copies of the following documents must be attached :
Copies of requisite certificates in support of age(Date of Birth) and qualification, experience, caste certificate in r/o SC/ST/OBC candidates and valid Non-creamy layer certificate in respect of OBC Candidates.
5.5        TWO (02) additional recent self signed photographs are to be enclosed separately with the application.
5.6        Crossed Indian Postal Order (IPO)/Demand Dratf of value of Rs. 50/-(Rs. Fifty only) in favour of ‘The General Manager, Ordnance Factory Ambajhari, Nagpur payable at ‘Nagpur’. However, candidates belonging to SC/ST, PHP and Ex-Serviceman need not send any Indian Postal Order. The examination fees is Non-refundable.
5.7        The complete filled-in application along with the above enclosures should be directly sent to the Addressee in an envelope clearly written with words (in capital letters) i.e. “APPLICATION FOR THE POST OF LABOURER (SEMI-SKILLED) ”
5.8        Persons working in Central/State Government /PSU must apply through proper channel only.
5.9      SC/ST/OBC/PHP Certificates should be in the prescribed format issued by the competent      authority, applicable for reservation in jobs under Govt. of India.

5.10      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.

6)         Photographs :

6.1        The candidate should upload his/her recent (not more than three months old) passport size photograph on the on-line application and also enclose two more colour passport size (self signed on the front of the photograph) of the same photograph with the application.

7)         Rejection of Application : 
The application shall be summarily rejected on following grounds.

7.1        If, application is received after the last date of receipt of printout of application form.
7.2        If, Date & signature is not appended in the Application form at the prescribed places.
7.3        If, the candidate does not put ‘Left Hand Thumb Impression’ in the application form at the prescribed column of the proforma.
7.4        If, Demand Draft/Indian Postal Order is drawn before the Publication of this advertisement or is not crossed.
7.5        If, the age of the candidate exceeds the prescribed age limit on the closing date.
7.6        If the essential qualification is not possessed by the candidate.
7.7        If, the application form is not accompanied by two more (self signed on the front of the photograph) photographs.
7.8        If copies of all supporting documents duly attested are not enclosed.
7.9        In case of OBC candidates if valid ‘Non-Creamy-Layer’ certificate is not attached.
7.10      If application is not complete in any respect as per the requirement given in the advertisement.

8)         Closing Date:  The closing date of receipt of applications will be 21st Day from the week ending date of publication of the advertisement in the Employment News/Rozgar Samachar. For example, if the advertisement is published in the Employment News on 28TH July-3rd August of the month, then the closing date will be 24th August 2012. If the closing date falls on Sunday or Holiday, then the next working day will be taken as closing date of the receipt of applications.


9)         Method of Selection :

Note:    In case of receipt of application in extremely large scale then a preliminary written test of non qualifying nature may also be conducted. Candidate passing in this preliminary exam will be permitted for Phase-I exam but without any weightage and marks obtained by him in prelim or Phase ‘0’ exam.

            Selection process will consists of two phase of examination - PHASE-I written test of 100 marks and PHASE-II Trade Test [practical].

            All eligible candidates will be called for Phase-I written examination in which an objective type multiple choice answer will be given.

            On the basis of merit in written test phase-I examination marks, candidates to the extent of 1.25 times the number of vacancies shall be called for the trade test.


10.1      The crucial date for determining the Age Limit shall be the last date of receipt of application.
10.2      The above posts carry pay scales as shown against each plus usual allowances as admissible to Central Govt. Employees from time to time.
10.3      TA/DA will be paid to the SC/ST/PHP candidates as per the rules.
10.4      Mere submission of application form does not guarantee issue of Admit Card.
10.5      Canvassing in any form will disqualify the candidature.
10.6      Ordnance Factory Ambajhari will not be responsible for any postal delay.
10.7      New entrants to the Government service will be governed by New Pension Scheme termed as ‘Defined Contributory Pension Scheme’.
10.8      The candidate is liable to be transferred to any of the Ordnance Factories in India, in case of exigency of services.
10.9      Only selected candidates would be communicated of their selection in due course after the selection process.
10.10    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.
10.11    Eligible/Non eligible candidates can see their status by entering Serial No. & Date of birth on web site i.e. http://www.ofajadmin.com.

NOTE: Admit card will be sent only to eligible candidates for written examination /physical test.

11)       General Note :

11.1      Candidates appearing for Written Test/Trade Test will travel on their own expenses. However, SC/ST candidates shall be reimbursed Bus fare/Second Class Railway fare as admissible under rules, on production of Bus/Train ticket.
11.2      The candidature of candidate shall be cancelled if he has applied more than one application forms.
11.3      Name of the post must be clearly superscribed /written on the top of the envelope in capital letters.
11.4      Submission of false/incorrect/incomplete information and/or dubious/ bogus document shall disqualify the candidate.
11.5      Copies of all the documents i.e. Date of Birth certificate, Educational Qualification and certificates, mark sheets, Caste certificate, Ex-Serviceman certificate, Physically handicap certificate duly attested by a Gazetted Officer should be enclosed with the application. No document should be enclosed in original except “No Objection Certificate”.
11.6      Candidate should enclose copy of ‘School Leaving Certificate/Transfer Certificate’ as proof of date of birth.
11.7      Person working in Central/State Govt./PSU must apply through proper channel along with 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.
11.8      For departmental candidates relevant rules shall apply.
11.9      Mere submission of application form does not guarantee for issue of ‘Admit Card’ for Written Test. 
11.10    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.
11.11    Canvassing in any form will disqualify the candidate.

11.12    No GPF and DCRG Scheme is Admissible to the post under Central Govt. for those appointed on or after 01-01-2004. The New Pension Scheme i.e. “DEFINED CONTRIBUTORY PENSION SCHEME” is Compulsory for all Central Govt. Employees who are appointed on or after 01-01-2004.
11.13    The services after appointment are liable to be transferred to any other Ordnance Factories in India, subject to exigencies.
11.14    The advertisement is subject to orders, if any, by Hon’ble Courts/ Ministry of Defence / Ordnance Factory Board etc.


12.1      Hearing Impairment : “Hearing Impairment” means loss of sixty decibels or more in the better ear in the conversational range of frequencies.
12.2      Locomotor disability :  “Locomotor Disability” means disability of the bones, joints or muscles leading to substantial restriction of movement of the limbs or any form of cerebral palsy.
12.3      “Cerebral Palsy” means a group of non-progressive conditions of a person characterized by abnormal motor control posture resulting from brain insult or injuries occurring in the pre-natal, peri-natal or infant period of development.

12.4      All the cases of orthopaedically handicapped persons would be covered under the category of “locomotor disability or cerebral palsy”.

12.5      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 classifications) are :-

            Orthopaedically Handicapped :-   OA – One Arm affected (R or L),  BL – Both legs affected but not arms,
OL – One Leg affected (R or L).
Hearing Handicapped            :-   D – Deaf, PD – Partially Deaf

12.6      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 Government. The Central/State Government 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 loco-motor / celebral / hearing disability, as the case may be.

12.7      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 things fit.

12.8      At the time of initial appointment and promotion against a vacancy reserved for persons with disability, the appointing authority shall ensure that the candidates is eligible to get the benefit of reservation.

12.9      Language for Written Test/Trade Test :

Hindi or English, as per choice indicated by the candidate in application form.

12.10    Applications should be submitted to The General Manager, Ordnance Factory Ambajhari, Nagpur (Maharashtra) Pin – 440 021 in the prescribed format.


            Some unscrupulous elements may approach you with the assurance of procuring appointment for you in the factory through illegal gratification. You 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 exercised will be done on the merit only in a transparent manner.



NOTE: Admit card will be sent only to eligible candidates for written examination /physical test.


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