OFB Trade Apprentice Result 2017 – 55th Batch Apprentice Result Cut Off Marks – Merit List

OFB Trade Apprentice Result 2017 – 55th Batch Apprentice Cut Off Marks – Merit List Get Here: OFB or Indian Ordinance Factory has ready to issue the Trade Apprentice Result 2017 on its official website at ofb.gov.in. Candidates who have attended the written Examination conducted by the OFB Board can check the OFB Trade Apprentice Result 2017 from the direct result link given below once it goes live on the official portal of OFB. We are going to include every ins and outs in this post regarding OFB Trade Apprentice Result 2017. Candidates are requested to explore the whole post for the important development of IOF 55th Batch Trade Apprentice result.

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NEW JobOFB Result 2017 Updates:

Update 1: OFB Phase II result is out on 29/07/2017  held on 25.06.2017 for engagement of Trade Apprentices of 55th Batch. Check your result below. If the given link does not work. Try after sometime.


Update 2: Provisional & Final Answer keys for group 7 in Phase-II is now available. Check– SERIES A ForenoonAfternoon | SERIES B ForenoonAfternoonSERIES C ForenoonAfternoon

Update 3: Question Papers for group 7 in Phase-II is not available CheckSERIES A ForenoonAfternoon | SERIES B ForenoonAfternoonSERIES C Forenoon Afternoon

Update 4: Phase-II has Exam date has been scheduled on 25.06.2017 (Sunday)

Click Here to print Admit Card for Phase – II written examination.

Click Here to check the List of Rejected Candidates who will not be able to appear in the Phase II Examination.

Update 5:  OFB has released Trade Apprentice Phase – I result on 05/06/2017.


  2. Check individual candidate with their marks and OMR sheet.

Update 6: On 16/05/2017 OFB Trade Apprentice result for 55th batch Phase has been announced 

Upon visiting the result page OFB Trade Apprentice Result Phase -I, you may see that page is under construction. We suggest you check that page again later.

Unfortunately, the page result page is still not working as of 20/05/2017. We would inform as soon as it is back on live.

Update 7: Today, 26/03/2017, Sunday is the Phase – I  exam. Good luck to all candidates!

Update 8: On 26th March 2017, OFRC or Indian Ordinance Factory had conducted the written examination of Trade Apprentices of 55th Batch. About 4.45 Lakhs of candidates took the written examination in the first phase. Candidates can download the exam paper from click here to view Question Papers of Phase I.

Update 9: Phase II exam is approaching near and admit card will be issued soon. 

Update 10: OFB has published the final answer key on its official site. To check the final answer key click here.

Update 11: Phase II admit card is going to release this week.

Update 12: Still no update about result and Phase II exam from the OFB authority as on 12/05/2017.


The world’s largest & oldest government-operated production board i.e the Indian Ordnance Factory has previously recruited candidates in their department for the post of 55th Batch Trade Apprentice. As we all know that it is also called the “Fourth Arm of the Defence” or the “Force behind The Armed Forces” is one of the best equipment manufacturers in India.

ofbindia.gov.in Apprentice result 26th March 2017:

Being so renowned Batch of India, the department does its every work in a well organized way or we can say in a systematic Manner and the same they did in this recruitment process. Previously, when the authority had received the application form, they had announced that they will be conducting a written examination in order to get full knowledge about the eligibility of the particular candidates which they have already done and after the exam has been conducted, the authority had started checking the answer script & candidates too were very curious about their result. So, now the time came when the authority will be publishing the list of the selected candidates. Applicants who were very much curious about their result can check it very soon. But as we said earlier, this not the final selection list. Candidates selected will have to appear for the next more examinations which will be further informed them. 

OFB Trade Apprentice Result 2017 – 55th Batch Apprentice Cut Off Marks – Merit List:

As we all know that the recruitment for all the post in any of the department is done on the basis of the Performance, Eligibility & Qualification of the candidates and the same is done by the IOF (Indian Ordnance Factory). Here in this department, the selection of all the engineering candidates is done on the basis of the Engineering Services Examination & Interview and the same has been done by the department regarding this post. In order to appoint the eligible candidates for the 55th Batch Apprentice post, the department had conducted the written examination and this examination was done in two separate manners for the two separate candidates i.e for the ITI candidates there was different question paper & for Non-ITI candidates, there was another paper. Candidates will be able to check the result of both the exam from the official website or from this page because we will be updating here the direct link to check result. Till then have a regular look to this page about the new updates related to this posts.

Now the department had successfully checked both the papers and had proceeded for the next and the final process which to make the list of the selected candidates on the basis of their Exam Merit. As soon as the department will complete making this list, they will make it Public so that every contender can check their result. Candidates applied for this post must have an eye on this page because as soon as the finalist will be published by the department, we will be updating it on this page.


OFB Trade Apprentice Result 55th Batch Apprentice Recruitment overall standing and Statistics:

Overview, standing and Statistics of OFB Trade Apprentice Result 2017:

Department Name

Indian Ordnance Factory

Job Type Central Govt Jobs
Name of the Posts
Trade Apprentice (ITI, Non-ITI)
Total No. of Posts 6948 Posts 
Location  All Over India
Application Mode Online 
Official Website for Further Detail  http://www.i-register.org/ioforeg/


Expected date of OFB Trade Apprentice 55th Batch exam result:

OFB authority started issuing admit card for all valid registered applicant from 12th March and written exam was scheduled to take place on 26th of March in 2 seasons as bellows

  • Forenoon or Morning Session: 10:00 AM to 01:00 PM
  • Afternoon Session : 02:30 PM to 05:30 PM

Both the seasons of written exams were successfully organized by Ordinance Factory of Indian for 55th bath Trade apprentice nontechnical and Technical post. Due to wrong fill up of application form, there were some candidates who got rejected and could not make them eligible to appear in the written examination which took place 26/03/2017.

  • List could be found here of all rejected candidates – Click Here
  • List of Factories ( All factory list could be found in the below table) for which examination is scheduled in the 1st phase – Click Here

OFB Trade Apprentice ResultAfter successfully conducting written exam for all factories OFB is now all set to come out with the merit list containing all successful candidates list along with cut off mark. According to the official notification, there is still no news about the expected OFB Trade Apprentice 55th Batch exam. But as there are huge vacancies of the nontechnical post and this recruitment came after a log time so we can expect the result is going to come out within 2-3 month which roughly estimate to May or June. We, Naukri Helper team keeping ourselves updated for IOF 55th batch Trade Apprentice result. Whenever we come to see any development about 55th batch Trade apprentice result, merit list or cut off marks, we are going to update it on this page. Candidate can also check the official result page of Ordinance Factory for 55th batch result too at http://ofb.gov.in/.

Selection Process For IOF Apprentice 55th Batch Result 2017:

  • Written Examination:

Well, it was clearly mentioned by the department on their official recruitment notification that the authority will be recruiting candidates on the basis of the written examination which will be separate for ITI & Non ITI Candidates. According to the exam pattern mentioned by the authority here is the written exam structure which ever candidate needs to go through:

Catagory Paper Subject
For Non ITI Candidates Paper I English, General knowledge, Mathematics & Aptitude as per Class X syllabus.
For ITI Candidates Paper I Group A – English, General knowledge, Mathematics & Aptitude as per Class X syllabus.
  Group B – Questions contain regarding the Trades.

Candidate knowledge would be tested on the written examination and IFB authority will prepare the merit list on the basis of performance made by the candidates in the written examination. The merit list will be purely based on the maximum number secured by the applicants. Though there are no minimum qualifying marks is set by the IFB authority for the written examination according to the official recruitment notification so we are expecting the cut off marks will be decided by the authority after the examination. Applicants who will convincingly secure the position in the merit list will be called for further selection round or for medical examination. 

  • Medical Examination: 

As per the OFB or Ordinance Factory Schedule-II of the Indian Apprentices Act, 1961 and the Disability Act, 1995 candidates have to fulfill medical condition or have to qualify the standard of Physical Fitness in order to be eligible for the apprentice job. Medical test or examination will be conducted by the respective Ordinance Factory where the provisionally selected candidates applied in. Date, venue and time of the medical examination will be communicated to the selected candidates separately by the respective factory. Candidates have to make sure they reach the medical examination center where their medical test is scheduled at. Failing to show up at the medical examination center at the scheduled time will lead to candidature cancellation and candidates should keep in mind this is a mandatory stage and every provisionally selected candidate have to go through this medical examination process. 

A final IOF Apprentice 55th Batch Result will be made considering the marks obtained in written exam. Separate merit list will be made for Non-Technical and Technical candidates. Not only the merit list but also cut off marks will come in two different formats for both category and the final merit list will be displayed by the authority containing all selected candidates list who will be offered IOF Trade Apprentice 55th Batch job.

Steps For Checking OFB Trade Apprentice Result 55th Batch 2017:

As it is quite obvious, candidates after giving the exam are very much curious about their result and search for the result of the exam which they have given here and there on the internet. So as I hope, after reading this post, candidates will be no longer in the confusion and can easily check their result.

Applicants who have given the written exam can check their result by following this steps-

Step –  I Go to the official website of Indian Ordnance Factory.
Step – II Click on the “Merit List’ option and select the post for which you gave the exam.
Step – III After getting the post, click on it.
Step – IV After you click on it, you will be diverted to the next page which will be showing your result.
Step – V Now click on download option download it & take a hard copy of it for future use.

Expected Cut Off Marks of OFB Trade Apprentice 2017 OFB Trade Apprentice Cutoff Marks 2017:

Candidates who have given the written examination and in the search of the cut off marks will have to wait for the little more in order to check the Official Cut Off Marks. But after seeing the population of the candidates who appeared for the exam, the expected cut off marks must be high in comparison with the last year cut off marks.

OFB has completed the Phase-I written examination on 26th of March 2017 and now they have announced that they will be conducting another written examination namely OFB trade apprentice Phase II examination. As we have indicated in the comment section that we are collecting OFB Trade Apprentice Cutoff marks and soon will add that in this section of the article. But as OFB is all set to organized the Phase II written examination so the probable cut off marks will impact and going to change drastically. But as of now, the OFB trade apprentice Cut off marks stands like this: (keep in mind this figure may change depending on the  feedback data we get from the real exam participants) 

  1. OFB Trade Apprentice General cut off marks = 62-64 %
  2. OFB Trade apprentice OBC cut off marks = 57-59 %
  3. OFB Trade apprentice SC/ST cut off marks = 51-53 %
  4. OFB Trade apprentice PH Cut off marks 2017 = 38-40 % 

Again we would like to repeat, this is the probable cut off marks according to the real exam participants we are getting and we will again update the figure if we see any significants change of the data. Exam takers are also informed to keep in mind this is the probable OFB Trade apprentice cut off score and not the final cut off marks of OFB trade apprentice 2017. 

Finally, we would like to request all exam takers to mentioned their probable score into the comment section based on the question paper and provisional answer key that will help us immensely to figure out the most exact OFb trade apprentice cutoff marks 2017. 

State & Factory Wise Details Of IOF Apprentice 55th Batch 2017:

State Factory Name Total Notification Result Status
Chandigarh Ordnance Cable Factory CHANDIGARH result 49 Vacancies Check Here.
Madhya Pradesh Gun Carriage Factory JABALPUR result 303 Vacancies Check Here.
Grey Iron Foundry JABALPUR result 89 Vacancies Check Here.
Ordnance Factory ITARSI A result 73 Vacancies Check Here.
Ordnance Factory KHAMARIA JABALPUR result 219 Vacancies Check Here.
Ordnance Factory KATNI result 100 Vacancies Check Here.
Vehicle Factory JABALPUR result 212 Vacancies Check Here.
Maharashtra High Explosives Factory Kirkee PUNE result 73 Vacancies Check Here.
Ammunition Factory Kirkee PUNE result 505 Vacancies Check Here.
Machine Tool Prototype Factory AMBARNATH result 48 Vacancies Check Here.
Ordnance Factory AMBARNATH result 230 Vacancies Check Here.
Ordnance Factory AMBAJHARI NAGPUR result 463 Vacancies Check Here.
Ordnance Factory BHANDARA result 256 Vacancies Check Here.
Ordnance Factory BHUSAWAL result 43 Vacancies Check Here.
Ordnance Factory CHANDA result 269 Vacancies Check Here.
Ordnance Factory Dehu Road, Pune 120 Vacancies Check Here.
Ordnance Factory VARANGOAN 175 Vacancies Check Here.
Orissa Ordnance Factory Badmal 123 Vacancies Check Here.
Tamil Nadu Cordite Factory Aruvankadu 78 Vacancies Check Here.
Engine Factory AVADI 128 Vacancies Check Here.
Heavy Alloy Penetrator Project TTRUCH1RAPALLI 77 Vacancies Check Here.
Heavy Vehicles Factory AVADI 368 Vacancies Check Here.
Ordnance Clothing Factory AVADI 246 Vacancies Check Here.
Ordnance Factory Tiruchirapalli 161 Vacancies Check Here.
Telangana Ordnance Factory Project Medak (Yeddumailaram ) 306 Vacancies Check Here.
Uttar Pradesh Field Gun Factory KANPUR 76 Vacancies Check Here.
Ordnance Clothing Factory SHAHJAHANPUR 308 Vacancies Check Here.
Ordnance Equipment Factory KANPUR 145 Vacancies Check Here.
Ordnance Equipment Factory HAZARATPUR 90 Vacancies Check Here.
Ordnance Factory KAN PUR 247 Vacancies Check Here.
Ordnance Factory MURADNAGAR 214 Vacancies Check Here.
Ordnance Parachute Factory KANPUR 200 Vacancies Check Here.
Small Arms Factory KANPUR 51 Vacancies Check Here.
Uttarakhand Ordnance Factory DEHRADUN 106 Vacancies Check Here.
Opto-Electronic Factory DEHRA DUN 105 Vacancies Check Here.
West Bengal Gun & Shell Factory, COSSIPORE 270 Vacancies Check Here.
Metal & Steel Factory ISHAPORE 195 Vacancies Check Here.
Ordnance Factory DUM DUM 61 Vacancies Check Here.
Rifle Factory Ishapore 256 Vacancies Check Here.
6948 Vacancies

Key Points about OFB Trade Apprentice Result 55th Batch:

  1. Candidates will be selected on the basis of merit list that is loud and clear but in case of a tie between candidates, the following measure will be taken by the Indian Ordnance Factory authority to break the tie:
  2. For Non-ITI Candidates merit list will be made on the basis of by age seniority.
  3. For ITI Candidates the merit list will be prepared on the basis of A) Higher marks in Part-B examination, B) Age seniority and C) Alphabetical order of names.
  4. Final merit list will be made keeping each categories reserve in mind and following the standard government rules.
  5. Provisionally selected candidates will have to go through an apprentice period which Duration of Training period will be as specified in the Apprentice Act, 1961 for both non-ITI and ITI candidates:
  6. Candidates who will be selected have to go though MEDICAL EXAMINATION to prove the are physically fit to do the work.
  7. Candidates should keep in mind according to the Apprentice Act, 1961 it is not obligatory for the authority to offer a permanent job to any candidates after the training period.

Closing note of OFB Trade Apprentice Result:

There were thousand of candidates appeared in OFB Trade Apprentice exam and not waiting eagerly for OFB Trade Apprentice Result and hoping that their name will be among the possible 6948 Vacancies. We, Naukri Helper team is dedicated to provide you every ins and outs regarding OFB Trade Apprentice 55th batch result and will try our best to update this page in real time basis with every important notification. Stay connected with us. Till then Happy Job Hunting.



Add a Comment
  1. Maine ofb gcf ka form fill kiya tha 62 marks h mere ho jayega kya….

  2. Ofb ka result kab tak ayaga non iti

  3. Sir mera phase 2 non iti FGF kanpur me selection hua hai
    joining kab tak hogi aur iski information kaise milegi
    Mera whatsapp no. 7607168505 hai
    Please reply me sir

    1. Did you attend the medical round?

  4. Sir/mam grey iron foundry ka medical medical kd hoga and kese inform karege please please please please please sir

    1. You will be notified about the medical round

  5. Sir joining kab hai

  6. Budhan Singh Deogam

    sir, after completion of apprentices training, full time or permanent job milega ya nahi..

  7. excuse me sir please help me mere 89 marks aaye h kya mera nam list me h obc me 9456964723 ye mera no. h sir plz help me 2 phase me hu m

  8. Sir, after completion of apprentics training, permanent job milega ya nahi..

  9. Mem mere 57 no.he obc se hu marit list kb tak ayegi reply to my email address no 9713567532

  10. Sir obc ka final cut off kitna gya h plz tell me

  11. Electrician tried k apprentice kab se kabtak hai pleas tell me.

  12. Sir gcf jabalpur medical or document verification date kb aayegi
    Pizza tell me sir
    Koi b information update nhi h iske bare m
    Plzz tell me about it sir plzz

  13. jitendra Kumar meena

    ofb dehradun ke non iti ki st ki cut off kitni gyi h koi btayega

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