Army Ordnance Corps (AOC) Recruitment 2023: Army Ordnance Corps (AOC) is recruiting 1793 Tradesmen and Firemen Posts (Group C Civilian posts). The selection for AOC Recruitment 2023 will be done through a 4-stage recruitment process including Written Exam, Physical Efficiency & Measurement Test (PE&MT), Document Verification, and Medical Examination. The online registration dates and other details for Indian Army AOC Group C Recruitment 2023 have been announced along with the release of the Indian Army AOC Notification 2023. Interested candidates can go through the details mentioned in the article below. An official AOC Recruitment 2023 Notification has been released for 1793 Tradesmen and Firemen Posts for which online registration will start from 28th January 2023 onwards.

AOC Recruitment 2023 Notification

Army Ordnance Corps AOC Recruitment 2023 Notification pdf has been released by the Army Ordnance Corps, at the official website of the AOC, A detailed notification pdf has been released for 1793 Tradesmen and Firemen Posts Ordnance Corps vacancies. The Indian AOC Group C Notification PDF has been released along with complete information about the recruitment drive. Click on the below link to check the detailed AOC Recruitment 2023. 

AOC Recruitment 2023 Notification PDF

Army Ordnance Corps Recruitment 2023- Overview

The candidates who have been waiting for Indian Army AOC Recruitment 2023 must go through the brief summary of important details required to be aware of the Indian Army Ordnance Corps AOC Recruitment 2023 from the below table. 

Army Ordnance Corps AOC Recruitment 2023- Overview
OrganisationArmy Ordnance Corps (AOC)
PostsFireman, Tradesman Mates
CategoryGovt Jobs
Application ModeOnline
Online Registration28th January to 22nd February 2023
Selection Process
  1. Written Exam
  2. Physical Efficiency & Measurement Test (PE&MT)
  3. Document Verification
  4. Medical Examination
SalaryTradesman- Rs. 18,000 to Rs. 56,900
Fireman- Rs. 19,900 to Rs. 63,200
Official Website

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 was released later along with the admit card. The complete Army AOC Recruitment 2023 Schedule has been tabulated below. 

AOC Notification Release Date28th January 2023
AOC Apply Online Starts28th January 2023
AOC Apply Online Ends22nd February 2023
AOC Admit Card 2023--
AOC Exam Date 2023--

AOC Vacancy 2023

Indian Army Ordnance Corps (AOC) has announced the 1793 vacancies through AOC recruitment 2023 for Tradesman Mate (TMM) 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)508187931243371249
Fireman (FM)222814014754544

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:-

S NoRegionState/UTFiremenTradesman
AEasternAssam, Arunachal Pradesh Nagaland, Manipur69139
BWesternDelhi, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh Haryana71430
CNorthernJammu & Kashmir, Ladakh119181
DSouthernMaharashtra, Telangana, Tamil Nadu111206
ESouth WesternRajasthan, Gujrat89164
FCentral WestMadhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand3966
gCentral EastWest Bengal, Jharkhand, Sikkim4663

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 The dates for online registration have been announced by the Army Ordnance Corps (AOC). The candidates can submit their application forms from 28th January to 22nd February 2023 at the official website of the Army Ordnance Corps. 

Army Ordnance Corps (AOC) Online Form Link

Steps to Apply for Army AOC Recruitment 2023

Step 1- Visit the official website of the Army Ordnance Corps (AOC) 

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 Indian Army Ordnance Corps Recruitment 2023.

PostsEducation Qualification
FiremanThe candidate should be 10th pass
Tradesman MateThe candidate should be 10th pass

Army Ordnance Corps Age Limit

The required age limit is 18 to 25 years for Firean And Tradesman Mate posts.

PostsAge Limit
Fireman18 to 25 years
Tradesman Mate18 to 25 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 –

  1. Written Test
  2. Physical Efficiency Test (PET)
  3. Physical Measurement Test (PMT)
  4. Document Verification
  5. Medical Test

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).

SubjectsTotal QuestionsTotal MarksDuration of Examination
General Intelligence & Reasoning50502 Hours (20 minutes additional 
for each hours for
visually handicapped
candidates only)
Numerical Aptitude2525
General Awareness2525
English Language & Comprehension5050

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 the Written Test. To crack the 1st stage, the candidates must go through the detailed AOC Recruitment 2023 Syllabus for each subject as discussed below- 

General Intelligence & Reasoning
  1. Analogies and differences
  2. Space visualization
  3. Problem solving analysis
  4. Judgement
  5. Decision making
  6. Visual memory
  7. Discriminating observation
  8. Relationship
  9. Concepts
  10. Verbal and figure classification
  11. Arithmetical number series
  12. Non-verbal series etc.
  13. Questions designed to test the candidate’s abilities to deal with abstract ideas and symbols and their relationship, 
    arithmetical computation and other analytical functions etc.
Numerical Aptitude
  1. Number systems
  2. Computation whole numbers
  3. Decimals
  4. Fractions
  5. Relationship between numbers
  6. Fundamental arithmetical operations
  7. Percentages
  8. Ratio and proportion
  9. Averages
  10. Interest
  11. Profit and loss
  12. Discount
  13. Use of tables and graphs
  14. Mensuration
  15. Time and distance
  16. Ratio and time
  17. Time and work
General Awareness

India and its neighbouring countries especially pertaining to

  1. Sports
  2. History
  3. Culture
  4. Geography
  5. Economic scene
  6. General policy including the Indian constitution and scientific research etc
English Language & Comprehension
  1. Spot the error
  2. Fill in the blanks
  3. Synonyms
  4. Antonyms
  5. Spelling/detecting misspelt words
  6. Idioms & Phrases
  7. One word substitution
  8. Improvement of sentences,
  9. Active/passive voice of verbs
  10. Conversion into direct/indirect narration
  11. Shuffling of sentence parts
  12. Shuffling of sentences in a passage
  13. Cloze passage
  14. Comprehension passage

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. 

Posts NameSalary
FiremanLevel 2 Rs.19900/- to Rs. 63200/-
Tradesman MateLevel 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. 

StatesExam Centre
  1. Borjhar (Guwahati)
  2. Misamari
  3. Narangi (Guwahati)
NagalandRangapahar (Dimapur)
DelhiDelhi Cantt
  1. Bhuj
  1. Ambala
  2. Hissar
Himachal PradeshAlhilal (Mandi)
Jammu & Kashmir
  1. Akhnoor
  2. Jammu
  3. Jindra
  4. Khundru
Madhya Pradesh
  1. Jabalpur
  2. Saugor
  1. Mumbai (Kandivali)
  2. Pulgaon (Wardha)
  3. Pune (Kirkee/ Dehu Road / Talegaon Dabhade)
  1. Amritsar
  2. Baddowal
  3. Bhatinda
  4. Dappar
  5. Firozpur
  6. Kandrori (Pathankot)
  7. Pathankot
  8. Patiala
  9. Suranussi (Jalandhar)
  10. Unchi Bassi (Hoshiarpur)
  1. Banar (Jodhpur)
  2. Bharatpur
  3. Bikaner
  4. Jaisalmer
  5. Kanaser
  6. Kota
  7. Lal Garh Jattan
  8. Nasirabad
  9. Sri Ganga Nagar
TamilnaduAvadi (Chennai)
Uttar Pradesh
  1. Agra
  2. Allahabad
  3. Bareilly
  4. Jhansi
  5. Kanpur
  6. Mathura
  7. Meerut
West Bengal
  1. Bengdubi
  2. Alipore (Kolkata)
  3. Panagarh
  4. Sevoke Road

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

Ans. Last date to apply online for Indian Army AOC Recruitment 2023 is till 22nd February 2023.

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.

Ans. There is no applicable fee required to apply for AOC Recruitment 2023.

Ans. The official website to fill Army Ordnance Corps (AOC) application form is

Ans. The full form of AOC is Army Ordnance Corps.

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.

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