Ordnance Parachute Factory (OPF) Recruitment 2021
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The Ordnance Parachute Factory (OPF) is one of the forty Ordnance factories in India and is working under Ordnance Factory Board, Kolkata. The Ordnance Parachute Factory (OPF) is under the direct control of Ministry of Defence, Government of India and is a factory specialized in the production and supply of various products such as Parachute Items, Clothing Items, Knitted Items and Rubberized Items serving the defence and other organizations in the country. Their main product category includes, Man Carrying Parachutes, Supply Drop Parachutes, Brake Parachutes for A/c, Recovery System Parachutes, Parade/Combat Uniforms, High Altitude Clothing/Winter Clothing, Protective Warfare Clothing, woolen socks, Inflatable Boats etc. The factory was started in Kanpur at Utter Pradesh, India in 1941.
Being an organization with expertise in production and supply process of Parachute Items and clothing, the Ordnance Parachute Factory (OPF) require really good manpower every year to keep its quality standards up to serve the country in its best manner. As part of it they used to have recruitment programs for all the cadres inside the factory. This covers skilled and semi-skilled employees and senior levels as well.
The Ordnance Parachute Factory (OPF) would be calling up for vacancies such as Skilled labour, Semi-Skilled labour, Lower Division Clerk (LDC), Charge man, Fireman, Tradesman, Storekeeper, Examiner Clothing etc. in the coming months of this year. Even the Ordnance Equipment Factory Hazratpur (OCFS) has got plans to recruit in other fields of the factory as well to fill vacancies in managerial as well as non managerial positions. The interested candidates may have to check www.ofb.gov.in the official website of Ordnance factories or www.parachutekanpur.gov.in the official website of the Ordnance Parachute Factory (OPF).
The minimum educational qualification to apply for the said potion is a pass in SSLC / 10th Class and the educational qualification may vary depends on the technical aspect of the position one is applying for. When it comes to technical positions, the candidate need to possess sufficient expertise and technical qualification related to their field to become eligible for the candidature. Those who wish to apply for managerial or supervisory roles need to have a minimum pass in graduation from a recognized University of similar government institution.
The Ordnance Parachute Factory (OPF) has kept a minimum age limit of 18 years for the candidates who wish to apply for the jobs in the factory and the maximum age limit is set at 32 years. Age relaxations would be provided for those falls in different categories prescribed as per government rules and regulations. The age relaxation starts from a minimum of 3 years and may go up to 8 years depending on the category the candidate falls in. The various categories eligible for age relaxations are SC/ST, OBC, Government servants, Ex Service Men etc.
The application procedure would be in both online and offline modes and the interested candidates need to put up their application through online portal first and after the completion the same needs to be printed and to be send to the address mentioned in the notification along with supporting documents with the fee in the form of DD. The selection for the openings would be on the basis of the performance in written teat and Interview conducted by Ordnance Parachute Factory (OPF).