IOF Industrial Employees Semi Skilled Syllabus 2017

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IOF Industrial Employees Semi Skilled Selection Procedure/Scheme:
a) Selection process shall comprise of a 2 stage process:
- Written examination of 100 marks, objective type and OMR based
- Trade Test (Practical) at respective factory along with document verification
b) On the basis of merit list based on marks obtained in written test, candidates 1.25 times the number of vacancies shall be called for Trade Test (Practical).
c) The Trade Test (Practical) shall be only qualifying in nature, without any marks. However, those candidates who do not qualify in the Trade Test shall not be considered at all, irrespective of marks obtained in the written examination.
d) The credentials (as submitted in the application) of the candidates called for the trade test (Practical) will be verified with the original documents at the time of Trade Test at the respective factory.
e) The final merit/select list shall be based on marks obtained in the written test only, subject to document verification and qualifying the Trade Test.

f) The final merit/select list thus prepared factory wise will be published at

IOF Industrial Employees Semi Skilled Centres Of Examination:          
Centre will be allotted with respect to location of the Ordnance Factory applied by the candidate in one of the 12 centres viz. Bhubaneswar, Chennai, Coimbatore, Delhi, Hyderabad, Jabalpur, Kolkata, Kanpur, Mumbai, Nagpur, Pune and Trichy. Additional centres like Bhopal, Lucknow and Dehradun may be included. Candidates may be allotted any other centre other than the one determined at the time of submission of online application for administrative reasons.

IOF Industrial Employees Semi Skilled Medium Of Examination:
The examination will be trilingual, i.e., Hindi, English and regional language of the State where the factory against which the candidate has applied is located. With reference to Ordnance Factories and their respective locations, this translates to English, Hindi & any one regional language among the following- Bengali/ Marathi/Oriya/Tamil/Telugu. It may be noted that candidates can appear only for that regional language of the state where the factory concerned is located and will have to appear for examination in that State/Centre only.
IOF Industrial Employees Semi Skilled Exam Pattern:
1. There will be a written examination of one paper. The paper will be of "Objective-Multiple-choicetype" of maximum 100 marks.
2. The paper will consist of two parts:
 a. PART -A will consist of 20 marks having questions on General Science and Quantitative Aptitude, each having weightage of 10 marks. The question will be of up to 10th Standard.
b. PART - B will consist of 80 marks of NCVT syllabus for the relevant trade.
3. All the Questions will be compulsory. There will be no negative marking for wrong answer. 4. The subject of the written examination, the maximum marks allotted to each paper, no of questions andthe time allowed is given in the table below:

No. of Questions
Maximum Marks
Time allowed
Total Duration/ Timing for candidates utilizing the facilities of a scribe
Part A (Objective Type)
1.General Science (10 Questions)
2. Quantitative Aptitude (10 Questions)
10 Marks
10 Marks
2 hrs
2 Hours 40 minute
Part B (Objective Type) Questions from the NCVT Syllabus of relevant trade
80 Questions
80 Marks

100 Questions
100 Marks


1. The paper would be required to be answered in OMR sheets.
2. Candidates would be required to darken the circles in the OMR sheet with black pen. OMR sheets marked in pencil would be rejected outright.
3. No marks would be allotted for questions in which multiple darkening has been done in the OMR Sheet.

IOF Industrial Employees Semi Skilled Syllabus:
A. General Science (10 Questions) Question will be aimed at testing the candidate's General Awareness of the environment around him. Question will also be designed to test knowledge of basic science studied upto 10th standard and would include such matters of every day observations and experience as may be expected of any educated person.
B. Quantitative Aptitude (10 Questions) The candidate will be tested for general mathematics of upto 10th Standard involving number systems, equations in two variables, simple and compound interest, perimeter, area and volume of geometrical figures, Direct and inverse proportions, Pythagoras theorem and trigonometry.
C. NCVT Trade (80 Questions): Questions from the NCVT Syllabus of relevant trade.
 D. Trade Test: The syllabus for trade test (Practical) will be as per trade test specification of semiskilled grade of the relevant trade, trade test will be merely qualifying nature. It will not decide the merit of the selected candidates. The merit will be decided solely based of the results of written examination.
E. There shall be no interview for filling up of these vacancies.

Labour Posts Scheme
(XTH Standard Level)
Maximum marks
Number of questions
Numerical Aptitude (Objective Type)

General Science (Objective Type 2Hours )

General Awareness (Objective Type)

Total Marks

Syllabus For Written Test
1. Numerical Aptitude
2. Number Systems
3. Fractions, Decimals and Percentage
4. Ratio and proportion
5. Averages
6. Interest, Profit & Loss, Discount
7. Time & Distance, Time & Work
General Science
The questions on science may be set keeping in view the standard appropriate to High School. Questions may include subjects and activities which are more relevant to day-to-day existence/activities of human life.
General Awareness
1. Current events-National & International
2. History & Culture
3. General polity and Indian Constitution
4. General Geography The question paper for the written examination shall be set in Hindi, English and the local language.

Trade Test:
As per trade test specifications, an unskilled workman will be mainly engaged on handling/shifting of material. He will also be required to clean machines, floors of shop/areas around machines and other similar places, if and as necessary. The trade test may be designed accordingly to test the aptitude of the candidate. However, this test will be of qualifying nature only.

Final grading will be decided based only on marks obtained in written test subject to qualifying in the prescribed trade test.

There shall be no interview for filling up of these vacancies.