Ordnance Factories Institute of Learning, Avadi, Chennai is one of the Nodal Training Institutes established by Ordnance Factory Board, Kolkata, Govt. of India (Ministry of Defence), Department of Defence Production in the year 2005. This Institute was originally established in 1996 as Regional Training Institute for imparting training to Group B & C officials of Ordnance Factories and their Allied Establishments. The core competency of this Institute spans diverse fields viz., Personnel Management, Industrial Engineering, Armoured Vehicles Technology (Tanks & ICV), Engineering production, Composites & Surface treatments. This Institute is also entrusted with conducting Induction Training Programme/courses for directly recruited Chargemen and Junior Works Managers (JWMs) of various Ordnance Factories. .
This Institution has qualified and experienced Faculty Members. Eminent Faculty from other Ordnance factories, Industries, DGQA, DRDO, Universities and specialized institutes like CIPET (Guindy), DMRDE Kanpur are also engaged for assistance. Freelance experts in domains relevant to the core competency areas of this Institute are also invited to conduct academic sessions.
OFIL Avadi has a well furnished hostel with boarding facilities.