The Fertilisers and Chemicals Travancore Limited or FACT, the first fertilizer company of independent India and the largest Central public Sector Undertaking (CPSU) in the State of Kerala was established in 1943 by Maharajah Sree Chithira Thirunal Balarama Varma. FACT is a fertiliser and chemical manufacturing company and its headquarters is in Kochi, Kerala, India. The company has its production units in Udyogamandal Complex (UC) at Eloor, Udyogamandal, and Cochin Division (CD) at Ambalamedu. Main products of the company include Ammonia, Sulphuric Acid, Ammonium Phosphate-Sulphate (FACTAMFOS), Ammonium Sulphate, Zincated Ammonium Phosphate, Caprolactam, and also complex fertilizers. Gypsum, Nitric acid, Soda Ash and coloured Ammonium Sulphate are major by-products.
FACT Limited has invited applications for 24 posts of Graduate Engineering Apprentice for the year 2018. The discipline wise quota of apprenticeship is as follows:
Name of Exam: FACT Graduate Engineering Apprentice Recruitment 2018
Name of Organization: Fertilisers and Chemicals Travancore (FACT)
Post Name: Graduate Engineering Apprentice
Stipend: The stipend and period of training will be as per Apprentice Act (Period of Training – One Year, Stipend Rs.10,000/- per month
Educational Qualification: Engineering Degree (Govt. recognized course) in Computer, Computer Science & Engineering, Civil, Chemical, Mechanical, Electrical & Electronics, Instrumentation & Control, Instrumentation Engineering, Electronics & Instrumentation.
Note: First class Engineering Degree with aggregate 60% marks for general category and 50% marks for SC/ST in the relevant discipline and should not have completed more than 3 years after passing Degree as on 01.01.2019..
Age Limit: For general candidates with date of birth on or after 02.10.1993 For OBC candidates with date of birth on or after 02.10.1990 For SC/ST candidates with date of birth on or after 02.10.1988
Selection Process: The list of the eligible candidates and the date/time of written test will be notified on the official website of FACT. The hall ticket and other details of the written test shall be send to the mail ids of the eligible candidates. The written test will be conducted at FACT Training Centre, Eloor, Udyogamandal, Cochin. The written test will consist of multiple choice questions (in respect of their disciplines) of one hour duration. The candidates shall report at the Examination centre on time with the hall ticket, filled up application form and identity proof (copy of Aadhar card).
The selection will be based on the following criteria:
- Qualifying Examination 50% marks
- Written test 50% marks.
How to Apply & Last Date of Application: The application form for apprenticeship is available at the end of this article. The candidates should send the scanned copy of the following original certificates along with the duly filled application form to the mail id [email protected] on or before 21.10.2018.
- SSLC Certificate
- Degree Certificate & Marklist
- Caste Certificate in the case of SC/ST & Non-Creamy Layer Certificate in the case of OBC candidates (Issued latest by 6 months by an officer not less than the rank of a Thahsildar)
- Disability Certificate (for PWD candidates) from competent Medical Board.