Gun and Shell Factory (GSF) Recruits ITI/ Diploma Holders
Gun and Shell Factory (GSF) is located in Cossipore district of Kolkata. The multi disciplinary factory is engaged in production of state- of- the art defence and battle field equipments for our Armed Forces. It was established in 1801 with the name Gun Carriage Agency by the East India Company to repair and manufacture gun carriages. The factory has truly come a long way. The factory is more than 200 years old and operates under Ordnance Factories Board (OFB). GSF has adopted modern facilities and technologies to keep pace with the changing times. It is running as a fully fledged factory involved in production of the most sophisticated weapon systems.
GSF is equipped with modern military hardware and supplies arms & ammunition to the Army, Navy, Air Force, civil sectors, etc. Principal products of the factory include medium caliber guns, mortars, rocket launcher, medium caliber shells, types of fuses, primer, grenade, and so on. GSF has employed high tech plant, machineries and information technology to expand customer base and fulfill requirements of the civil market. GSF is committed to arm the Defence Forces of the nation with self reliant and indigenous equipments.
GSF is ISO 9001: 2008 certified. It continually monitors the quality of its products so as to meet all quality standards laid down by the authorities. Customers can also book pistols from the GSFs website.
Gun and Shell Factory (GSF) Jobs
At present recruitment for fireman is being done. Basis of selection is written test and fitness examination. The factory also carries out recruitment notification for various posts for ITI holders like blacksmith, electroplater, electrician, fitter, welder, examiner, store keeper, turner, machinist, etc from time to time. Candidates should have passed matriculation with the certificate of NCTVT in the respective trade or equivalent diploma to apply for these technician jobs. Written test is objective in nature and candidates qualifying it will attend the practical test. There are also jobs like pharmacist, Hindi translator, medical attendant, etc.
The mode of application is generally online and candidates have to submit their profile over the internet. One needs to go through the official advertisements published in Employment News and other national dailies for details such as application fees, online registration, format of application, etc before applying.
Willing candidates can log onto the official website of the factory www.gsf.gov.in for job updates and recruitment related information. Indian job seekers can find great careers with GSF.