Ordnance Clothing Factory at Shahjahanpur, Uttar Pradesh came into existence in 1925. It supplies textile and clothing items for Armed Forces. The Indian Clothing manufacturer comes under Indian Ordnance Factories which is incorporated under the aegis of Ordnance Factory Board (OFB) having it’s headquarter in Kolkata. Factory is dedicated to providing excellent and top quality textiles for navy, army and air forces. The company has ventured into producing clothing for civil authorities, DGBR, MHA and other enforcement agencies. The principal products of the factory include Winter Clothing, Altitude Clothing, Uniforms, Blankets, Woollen Knitwear and mosquito nets.

OCFS takes care of its employees and their families through various welfare activities. Spread over a large area, the factory has its own township. There are several facilities for the workers like residential quarters, educational institutes for the children, vocational training and apprentice programs, medical facilities, recreational facilities, etc.

The company is committed to providing reliable and high quality products to the customers. By making use of regular quality checks and quality management system the company aims to improve its product over the time.

OCFS ensures safe and healthy working environment is meted out to its employees.


Group A officers in Ordnance Factory Services (IOFS) are recruited through Union Public Service Commission (UPSC). The commission conducts Engineering Services Examination for filling up posts for technologists and engineers. Non technical posts are filled through the Civil Services Examination (CSE). Since each Ordnance Factory has its own township, medical and education facilities, there are scores of job opportunities with Ordnance Clothing Factory at Shahjahanpur. The company takes out recruitment for various posts like Senior Nurse, Doctor, Midwife, teachers, graduates, diploma holders, ITI, Durwan, Fireman, Storekeeper, etc.

The qualification, age limits and selection process differs from post to post.

There are positions like lower division clerk, upper division clerk, managers, etc available in OCFS Recruitment.

The basis of selection is generally written objective test followed by medical test. For ITI jobs, trade test is also there. The objective test is to assess the general knowledge and aptitude level of the candidate. Trade/ skill test is conducted to gauge the knowledge of the candidate in his/ her trade. Jobs in the factory requires sound mental and physical health.

One can refer Employment News and other national dailies which carry the official advertisements from time to time. One can also visit the official site www.ofbindia.gov.in for latest updates and current job openings.