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OFRC/ofb 55th batch Apprentice exam syllabus & paper pattern (Exam Scheme)


ORDNANCE FACTORY RECRUITMENT CENTRE is going to hold written examination for ofb 55th batch of apprentice (ITI/Non-ITI). The paper pattern and exam syllabus are given below.


The recruitment drive is being held to fulfil 6948 vacant posts in various Ordnance factories in India. The selection will be based on the written exam. So, the candidates are looking for the Syllabus and paper pattern.

The examination scheme for both ITI and non-ITI will be different. We are providing the Examination scheme below.


The written examination will be as follows:

For Non-ITI Candidates:  

Written Test (One Paper of 03 hours duration, total questions 150) consisting of questions on English, General Knowledge, Mathematics and Aptitude/Reasoning, as per Madhyamik ( Class: Xth Standard or equivalent)

For ITI Candidates:

Written Test (one paper consisting of 02 parts of 03 hours duration, total questions 150)

PART – A: Questions on English, General Knowledge, Mathematics and Aptitude/Reasoning approx. 40% out of total number of questions.

PART – B: Questions on the group of subject trades – approx. 60% out of total number of questions.

OFB 55th Batch Written exam Syllabus Subject Wise


  • Number Systems.
  • Computation of Whole Numbers.
  • Decimals and Fractions.
  • Relationship between Numbers.
  • Fundamental arithmetical operations.
  • Percentages.
  • Ratio and Proportion.
  • Averages.
  • Interest.
  • Profit and Loss.
  • Discount.
  • Use of Tables and Graphs.
  • Mensuration.
  • Time and Distance.
  • Ratio and Time.
  • Time and Work. 

General English


  • Spot the Error.
  • Fill in the Blanks.
  • Synonyms.
  • Antonyms.
  • Spellings/Detecting Mis-spelt words.
  • Idioms & Phrases.
  • One word substitution.
  • Improvement of Sentences.
  • Active/Passive Voice of Verbs.
  • Conversion into Direct/Indirect Narration.
  • Shuffling of Sentence parts.
  • Shuffling of Sentence in a Passage.
  • Close Passage.
  • Comprehension Passage.


3 Languages formula: candidate can choose English or Hindi or language of the state in which ordnance factory chosen by the candidate is located (Bengali/ Marathi/ Oriya/ Tamil/ Telugu).

The Exam pattern of OFB Apprentice Exam has clearly mentioned on our website. The OFB Apprentice Exam Paper has objective type question like General Aptitude and Reasoning, General English, Numerical Aptitude and General Knowledge.

CENTRE OF EXAMINATION: Centre will be allotted w.r.t. location of the ordnance factory and medium of examination chosen by the candidate in one of the 12 centres viz. Bhubaneswar, Chennai, Coimbatore, Delhi, Hyderabad, Jabalpur Kolkata, Kanpur, Mumbai, Nagpur, Pune and Trichy.

OFB Merit List: Merit list for all candidates will be published on the website where the application form was submitted. In the event of tie in total marks obtained by the candidates, following criterion will be followed to decide position:

For Non-ITI Candidates: by age seniority

For ITI Candidates: i. Higher marks in Part-B ii. Age seniority. iii. If the tie still persists, it is finally resolved by referring to the alphabetical order of names i.e. a candidate whose name begins with the alphabe



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