AOC Recruitment 2023 | Tradesman & Fireman | Exam Pattern, Syllabus

Robin Singh | Updated On - January, 25 2023

AOC Recruitment 2023

The Central Recruitment Cell of the Army Ordnance Corps Center in Secunderabad posted an advertisement regarding the recruitment for Group C (Tradesman Mate, Fireman) Vacancies on a Direct Recruitment Basis. Interested and qualified candidates may submit an application via the official website. 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. Candidates can download the AOC Tradesman and Fireman Recruitment notification pdf from the link given below:
Download AOC Recruitment 2023 Notification PDF

AOC Recruitment | Overview

The overview of AOC Tradesman and Fireman is mentioned below in the table:
Organisation
Army Ordnance Corps (AOC)
  Posts
Fireman, Tradesman Mates
  Vacancies
1793
  Application Mode
Online
  Online Registration
28th January to 22nd February 2023
  Selection Process
-Written Exam
-Physical Efficiency & Measurement -Test (PE&MT)
-Document Verification
-Medical Examination
  Salary
Tradesman- Rs. 18,000 to Rs. 56,900
Fireman- Rs. 19,900 to Rs. 63,200
  Official Website

AOC Tradesman and Fireman Important Dates

Along with the detailed Army AOC Notification PDF, the full schedule for the Army AOC Recruitment 2023 has been released publicly, including the start date for online registration and the closing date for applications. The AOC exam date and the admit card were later made available to the public. The table below contains the entire Army AOC Recruitment 2023 Schedule.
  Events
Dates
AOC Notification Release Date
28th January 2023
AOC Apply Online Starts
28th January 2023
AOC Apply Online Ends
22nd February 2023
AOC Admit Card 2023
to be announced
AOC Exam Date 2023
to be announced

AOC Recruitment 2023 Application fee

The category wise application fee is given below:
  •   Genera/ OBC- Rs .0/-
  •   Women/ SC/ ST/ PWD/ Ex-Serviceman- Rs .0/-

AOC Tradesman and Fireman Vacancy 2023

Indian Army Ordnance Corps (AOC) has announced the 1793 vacancies for Tradesman Mate (TMM) and Fireman (FM) positions through AOC recruitment 2023. Out of the 1793 vacancies, 1249 vacancies for Tradesman Mates and 544 for Firemen are advertised. Check out the table below for the distribution of Indian Army AOC MA Vacancies by category, as officially announced.
  Post Name
UR
SC
ST
EWS
OBC
Total
  Tradesman Mate
508
187
93
124
337
1249
Fireman
222
81
40
147
54
544
             
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AOC 2023 Eligibility

To apply for AOC Recruitment 2023, candidates must meet the required eligibility conditions that have been released by the authority. Below are the eligibility requirements for AOC Recruitment by post.

AOC Educational Qualification 2023

  • Tradesman- The candidate should have the 10th class
  • Fireman- The candidate should have the 10th class

AOC Age limit 2023

  • Tradesman- 18 to 25 years
  • Fireman- 18 to 25 years

AOC Recruitment Selection Process 2023

The selection process for the recruitment of AOC Group C vacancies would be carried out through following stages:
  • Written Test
  • Physical Efficiency Test (PET)/ Physical Measurement Test (PMT)
  • Document Verification
  • Medical Examination/ Test

AOC Recruitment Exam Pattern 2023

  • Exam Mode- Offline
  • Type of Questions- MCQ
  • Negative Marking- 1 Mark/ 4 wrong answers
  • Medium of paper- Bilingual (Except English subject)
  • Total time given- 2 Hours (20 minutes additional for each hour for visually handicapped candidates only)  
Subjects
Total Questions
Total Marks
General Intelligence & Reasoning
50
50
Numerical Aptitude
25
25
General Awareness
25
25
English Language & Comprehension
50
50
Total
150
150

AOC Recruitment Syllabus 2023

The subject wise syllabus is given below:
Subject
Topics
General Intelligence & Reasoning
Analogies and differences
Space visualization
Problem solving analysis
Judgement
Decision making
Visual memory
Discriminating observation
Relationship
Concepts
Verbal and figure classification
Arithmetical number series
Non-verbal series etc.
Questions designed at evaluating a candidate's aptitude for dealing with abstract concepts and symbols and their relationships, as well as their deep understanding of mathematical operations and other analytical tasks, etc.  
Numerical Aptitude
Number systems
Computation whole numbers
Decimals
Fractions
Relationship between numbers
Fundamental arithmetical operations
Percentages
Ratio and proportion
Averages
Interest
Profit and loss
Discount
Use of tables and graphs
Mensuration
Time and distance
Ratio and time
Time and work  
General Awareness
India and its neighbouring countries especially pertaining to-
Sports
History
Culture
Geography
Economic scene
General policy including the Indian constitution and scientific research etc
English Language & Comprehension
Spot the error
Fill in the blanks
Synonyms
Antonyms
Spelling/detecting misspelt words
Idioms & Phrases
One word substitution
Improvement of sentences,
Active/passive voice of verbs
Conversion into direct/indirect narration
Shuffling of sentence parts
Shuffling of sentences in a passage
Cloze passage
Comprehension passage

AOC Tradesman and Fireman Salary 2023

The Indian Army provides an attractive pay package to the candidates chosen for the job vacancies. The Army AOC Group C Notification PDF describes the post-by-post pay scale for Army AOC Group C positions, and the same information is tabulated below.
Post
Salary
Fireman
Level 2 Rs.19900/- to Rs. 63200/-
Tradesman Mate
Level 1 Rs.18000/- to Rs. 56900/-

Best books for the AOC Tradesman and Fireman

The recommended books for the Army Ordinance Corps Tradesman and Fireman exam 2023 are given below:

Recommended English Book for AOC Recruitment 2023

Recommended Reasoning Book for AOC Recruitment 2023

Recommended Maths Book for AOC Recruitment 2023

Recommended General Awareness Book for AOC Recruitment 2023

AOC Recruitment 2023 | FAQs:

Q1. What is the last date to apply online for AOC Recruitment 2023?
Ans. The last date for applying online for AOC recruitment is 22nd February 2023.
Q2. What is the application fee for AOC recruitment 2023?
Ans. There is no application fee for applying online for the post of Tradesman and Fireman in AOC recruitment 2023.
Q3. How to apply for AOC Recruitment 2023?
Ans. Follow these simple steps to fill out the online form for AOC Recruitment-
  • First of all, go to the authorized website of the Army Ordnance Corps i.e., https://www.aocrecruitment.gov.in/
  • After that, find and tap on the “Candidate Login/ Sign Up” option available on the home page.
  • Enter the asked details and registered yourself on the portal successfully.
  • After that, log in and start filling out the respective information in the application form.
  • Upload all the required documents in the correct format and move forward.
  • Choose the payment method and pay the application fee (if asked).
  • Finally, take a preview of the application form and finally submit it.
  • It will be beneficial to keep the hard copy of the application form safe for future use.
Q4. Which are the best books for Army Tradesman and Fireman?
Ans. The recommended books by most of the teachers are listed above in this article, see here.
Q5. Who can apply for AOC Recruitment 2023?
Ans. All candidates whether men or women can apply for AOC Recruitment if they meet the eligibility requirement of the Indian Army recruitment.