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Army Ordnance Corps AOC Recruitment 2023: Army Ordnance Corps (AOC) has announced 1793 vacancies for Tradesmen and Firemen Posts (Group C Civilian posts) to be filled for the year 2023-24. The online application process for AOC Recruitment 2023 is going over on 26th February 2023 at www.aocrecruitment.gov.in along with the required application fee and documents. The selection of the eligible candidates for Army Ordnance Corps Recruitment 2023 will be done through a 4-stage recruitment process including Physical Efficiency & Measurement Test (PE&MT), Written Exam, Document Verification, and Medical Examination. Interested candidates can go through the details mentioned in the article below.
Army Ordnance Corps AOC Recruitment 2023- Overview
Army Ordnance Corps (AOC) has released 1793 vacancies for Fireman, Tradesman Mates posts at its official website www.aocrecruitment.gov.in inviting eligible 10th pass candidates to apply online till 26th February 2023. The overview details for AOC Recruitment 2023 have been tabulated below-
|AOC Recruitment 2023- Overview|
|Organisation||Army Ordnance Corps (AOC)|
|Posts||Fireman, Tradesman Mates|
|PET PST||March [Last Week]|
|Education Qualification||10th pass (matriculation)|
|Age Limit||18 to 25 years|
|Salary||Tradesman- Rs. 18,000 to Rs. 56,900
Fireman- Rs. 19,900 to Rs. 63,200
AOC Recruitment 2023 Notification PDF
Army Ordinance Corps Notification 2023 pdf has been released on the official website www.aocrecruitment.gov.in against advt no. AOC/CRC/2023/JAN/AOC-02 on 06th February 2023 for Tradesman and Fireman posts through AOC Recruitment 2023. The candidates interested in AOC Recruitment 2023 must download the detailed notification from the below link and check the complete details as released by the officials.
AOC Recruitment 2023 Important Dates
The complete schedule for Army AOC Recruitment 2023 along with the start date of online registration and the last date to apply has been released along with the detailed Army AOC Notification PDF. The AOC exam date will be released later along with the admit card. The complete Army AOC Recruitment 2023 Schedule has been tabulated below.
|AOC Recruitment 2023 Important Dates|
|AOC Recruitment 2023 Notification||06th February 2023|
|AOC Apply Online Starts||06th February 2023|
|AOC Apply Online Ends||26th February 2023|
|AOC Admit Card 2023||March 2023|
|AOC Exam Date 2023||March [Last Week]|
AOC Vacancy 2023
Indian Army Ordnance Corps (AOC) has announced the 1793 vacancies through AOC recruitment 2023 for Tradesman Mate (TM) and Fireman (FM) posts. Out of 1793 Vacancies, 544 vacancies are announced for Fireman posts, and 1249 posts are announced for Tradesman Mates. As announced officially, check the category-wise Indian Army AOC MA Vacancy distribution from the below table.
|Army Ordnance Corps AOC Vacancy 2023|
|Tradesman Mate (TMM)||508||187||93||124||337||1249|
AOC Vacancy 2023- Region-wise
The Region-wise break-up of Army Ordnance Corps (AOC) vacancies for Fireman, Tradesman Mates in the above-mentioned posts is as under:
|1||Eastern||Assam, Arunachal Pradesh Nagaland, Manipur||69||139|
|2||Western||Delhi, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh Haryana||71||430|
|3||Northern||Jammu & Kashmir, Ladakh||119||181|
|4||Southern||Maharashtra, Telangana, Tamil Nadu||111||206|
|5||South Western||Rajasthan, Gujrat||89||164|
|6||Central West||Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand||39||66|
|7||Central East||West Bengal, Jharkhand, Sikkim||46||63|
AOC Admit Card 2023
Indian Army AOC admit card 2023 is expected to be released by the third week of March 2023 for the PET/PST test of Tradesmen and Firemen Posts. All candidates can download the AOC admit card 2023 by clicking on the link given below.
AOC Recruitment 2023 Online Form
The candidates eligible for Army Ordnance Corps AOC Recruitment 2023 must have to submit their online application forms at the official website at https://aocrecruitment.gov.in/. The dates for online registration have been announced by the Army Ordnance Corps (AOC). The candidates can submit their application forms from 6th to 26th February 2023 at the official website of the Army Ordnance Corps. All eligible candidates can apply online for AOC Recruitment 2023 by visiting the link given below.
Steps to Apply for Army AOC Recruitment 2023
Step 1- Visit the official website of the Army Ordnance Corps (AOC) https://aocrecruitment.gov.in/.
Step 2- On the homepage, click on Sign up if a new user or Candidate’s Login if already registered.
Step 3- Enter the details required to register.
Step 4- Attach the documents required along with the duly filled application form.
Step 5- Pay the required application fee if applicable.
Step 6- Save the application form for future reference.
Army Ordnance Corps 2023 Eligibility
The candidates must fulfill the required eligibility criteria that have been declared by the authority to apply for AOC Recruitment 2023. The post-wise AOC Recruitment Eligibility Criteria have been discussed below.
Army Ordnance Corps Education Qualification
There is a minimum educational qualification required for applying to the Indian Army Ordnance Corps Recruitment 2023.
|Fireman||The candidate should be 10th pass|
|Tradesman Mate||The candidate should be 10th pass. Certificate in any Trade from a recognized Industrial Training Institute.|
Army Ordnance Corps Age Limit
The required age limit is 18 to 25 years for Fireman And Tradesman Mate posts.
Army Ordnance Corps Upper Age Relaxation
|Category||Upper Age Limit|
|PwBD (Unreserved)||10 years|
|PwBD (OBC)||13 years|
|PwBD (SC/ST)||15 years|
|Ex-Serviceman (ESM)||03 Years after deduction of military service rendered from the actual age as on closing date of receipt of online application|
|Defence Personnel are disabled in operation during hostilities with any foreign country or in a disturbed area and released as a consequence thereof.||3 years|
|Defence Personnel disabled in operation during hostilities with any foreign country or in a disturbed area and released as a consequence thereof (SC/ST).||8 years|
|Central Government Civilian Employees: who have rendered not less than 3 years regular and continue service as on the closing date of receipt of online applications||up to 40 years|
|Central Government Civilian Employees: who have rendered not less than 3 years regular and continues service as on closing date of receipt of online applications (SC/ST).||up to 45 years|
|Widows/Divorced Women/ Women Judicially Separated and who are not remarried.||up to 35 years|
|Widows/Divorced Women/ Women Judicially Separated and who are not remarried (SC/ST).||up to 40 years|
|Meritorious Sports Persons (MSP)||05 years|
AOC Recruitment 2023 Selection Process
The selection of the eligible candidates for AOC recruitment 2023 Group C vacancies will be carried out through the following stages –
- Physical Endurance & Physical Measurements
- Written Test
- Document Verification
- Medical Test
AOC Tradesman Physical Endurance Test
|AOC Tradesman Physical Endurance Test|
|Category||Physical Endurance Test|
|General||a) 1.5 Km run in 6 mins
b) Carrying a weight 50 Kg to a distance of 200 mtr in 100 secs
|For ESM (Below 40 yrs)||a) 1.5 Km run in 7 min 11 sec (431 secs)
b) Carrying a weight 50 Kg to a distance of 200 Mtr in 2 mins (120 secs)
|For ESM (Below 40-45 yrs)||a) 1.5 Km run in 7 min 48 Secs (468 Sec)
b) Carrying a weight 50 Kg to a distance of 200 mtr in 2 min 10 Secs (130 Sec)
|For ESM (Above 45 yrs)||a) 1.5 Km run in 9 min 22 secs (562 secs)
b) Carrying a weight 50 Kg to a distance of 200 mtr in 2 min 40 secs (160 secs)
|For Female Candidates||a) 1.5 Km run in 8 min 26 secs
(b) Carrying a weight 50 Kg to a distance of 200 mtr in 3 min 45 secs (225 secs)
AOC Fireman Physical Endurance Test
|Physical Measurements (Qualifying)|
|Height||without shoes – 165 cms (A concession of 2.5 cms shall be allowed for members of ST cat)|
|Chest||Unexpanded- 81.5 cms
Expanded- 85 cms
|Weight||50 Kg (minimum)|
|Physical Endurance Test|
|Candidates other than ESM/Female candidates||1.6 Km in 06 mins|
|Female Candidates||1.6 Km in 08 mins 26 seconds|
|ESM Candidates||Below 40 yrs – 7 min 11 secs
Between 40-45 yrs – 7 min 48 secs
Above 45 Yrs – 9 min 22 secs
|Carrying a person of 63.5 Kgs to a distance of 183 meters within 96 seconds|
|Clearing 2.7 meters wide ditch landing on both feet (long jump)|
|Climbing 3 meters vertical rope using hands and feet|
Physical Endurance Test (a) 1.6 Km Run (i) Candidates other than ESM/Female candidates – 06 mins (ii) Female Candidates – 08 min 26 secs (iii) ESM Candidates (aa) Below 40 yrs – 7 min 11 secs (ab) Between 40-45 yrs – 7 min 48 secs (ac) Above 45 Yrs – 9 min 22 secs (b) Carrying a person of 63.5 Kgs to a distance of 183 meters within 96 seconds (c) Clearing 2.7 meters wide ditch landing on both feet (long jump) (d) Climbing 3 meters vertical rope using hands and feet
AOC Recruitment 2023 Exam Pattern
1. The written exam shall be conducted in an offline mode with Multiple Choice Questions with an OMR sheet.
2. For each correct answer, 1 mark will be awarded and for each incorrect answer, there will be a negative marking of 0.25 mark.
3. The exam will be in a bilingual language (except English).
|AOC Recruitment 2023 Exam Pattern|
|Subjects||Total Questions||Total Marks||Duration|
|General Intelligence & Reasoning||50||50||2 Hours (20 minutes additional
for each hours for
|English Language & Comprehension||50||50|
AOC Recruitment 2023 Syllabus
The candidates planning to prepare for Army Ordnance Corps AOC Recruitment 2023 must have to qualify for each stage of the selection process for which the 1st stage is PET/PST and the 2nd stage is the Written Test. To crack the 2nd stage, the candidates must go through the detailed AOC Recruitment 2023 Syllabus for each subject as discussed below-
|AOC Recruitment 2023 Syllabus|
|General Intelligence & Reasoning||
|General Awareness||India and its neighbouring countries especially pertaining to
|English Language & Comprehension||
Army Ordnance Corps Salary
Indian Army provides a handsome salary package to the candidates shortlisted for the posts announced. The post-wise pay scale for Army AOC Group C posts has been mentioned in the Army AOC Group C Notification PDF and the same has been tabulated below.
|Fireman||Level 2 Rs.19900/- to Rs. 63200/-|
|Tradesman Mate||Level 1 Rs.18000/- to Rs. 56900/-|
AOC Recruitment 2023 Exam Centre
As mentioned in the notification, the written test for AOC Recruitment 2023 will be held at the following exam centres and the candidates have to choose centres of their choice at the time of form filling.
|Himachal Pradesh||Alhilal (Mandi)|
|Jammu & Kashmir||
Army Ordnance Corps 2023 Admit Card
The admit card/ call letter for the AOC recruitment 2023 exam will be released 15 days before the examination date. The admit card link for online exam in Army Ordnance Corps will be added here, once it has been released by the Army Ordnance Corps (AOC).
AOC Recruitment 2023- FAQs
Q1. What is the last date to apply for Indian Army AOC Recruitment 2023?
Ans. The last date to apply online for Indian Army AOC Recruitment 2023 is 26th February 2023.
Q2. What is the salary of Indian Army AOC Group C Civilians?
Ans. Army AOC Group C Civilians' salary for Tradesman is Rs. 18,000 to Rs. 56,900 and Fireman is Rs. 19,900 to Rs. 63,200.
Q3. What is the application fee for Army AOC Recruitment 2023?
Ans. There is no applicable fee required to apply for AOC Recruitment 2023.
Q4. What is the official website to fill Army Ordnance Corps (AOC) application form?
Ans. The official website to fill Army Ordnance Corps (AOC) application form is https://www.aocrecruitment.gov.in/
Q5. Which posts are announced through Army AOC Recruitment 2023?
Ans. Through Army AOC Recruitment 2023, 544 vacancies are announced for Fireman posts, and 1249 posts are announced for Tradesman Mates will be filled in the FY 2022-23.
Q6. What is the full form of AOC?
Ans. The full form of AOC is Army Ordnance Corps.