EPFO SSA Recruitment 2019 - Apply Online

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Hello Aspirants,

Here I come with a piece of exciting news for all those candidates who are striving hard to get a government job. You all would be aware of EPFO, Employees’ Provident Fund Organization, least would have heard of it. Well, the news is that a huge number of job vacancies are available in this organization and the online application forms for the EPFO SSA Recruitment Exam 2019 are available on the official web page. 

EPFO Social Security Assistant Vacancy:

The concerned authorities of EPFO have published an official notification describing 2189 vacancies available for the post of Social Security Assistant and the complete procedure to apply online along with the eligibility conditions. Take a glance on the region-wise vacancies as described in the below specified tabular data-

Region

States

Available Vacancies

Andhra Pradesh

Andhra Pradesh

60

Bihar

Bihar

32

Chattisgarh

Chattisgarh

60

Delhi

Delhi

142

Gujarat

Gujarat, Dadra & Nagar Haveli, Daman & Diu

70

Goa

Goa

20

Himachal Pradesh

Himachal Pradesh

57

Haryana

Haryana

231

Karnataka

Karnataka

182

Kerala & Lakshadweep

Kerala, Lakshadweep

27

Maharashtra

Maharashtra

91

Madhya Pradesh

Madhya Pradesh

28

North East

Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Nagaland, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Tripura

7

Odisha

Odisha

10

Punjab & Chandigarh

Punjab, Chandigarh

6

Rajasthan

Rajasthan

53

Telangana

Telangana

151

Uttarakhand

Uttarakhand

57

Uttar Pradesh

Uttar Pradesh

353

Total

2189

The interested and eligible candidates will be selected as per their performance in the Prelims Exam, Mains Exam, and Skill Test. You can check out the complete details such as selection procedure, application procedure and important dates about the EPFO SSA Recruitment 2019 in the successive paragraphs of the article. 

Event

Dates

Online Registration Starts

27th June 2019

Online Registration Ends

21st July 2019

Preliminary Exam

31st August & 1st September 2019

Prelims Admit Card

21st August to 1st September 2019

Eligibility Criteria:

There are certain eligibility parameters for age, qualification, and nationality which are mandatory to be adhered by every participating candidate.

Age Limit

Minimum Age- 18 Yrs. Maximum Age- 27 Yrs. Age relaxation is applicable for reserved categories as per the government norms.

Minimum Educational Qualification

Bachelor's Degree from a recognized university or equivalent  Minimum typing speed of 5000 key depressions per hour for Data Entry Work.

Application Fee:

For General/OBC Candidates- Rs. 500/- For SC/ ST/ PWD/ ExS/ Female Candidates- Rs. 250/- Mode of payment will be online via any of the debit/ credit card, net banking, IMPS, cash card or mobile wallet.

How to Apply?

Visit the official website i.e. www.epfindia.gov.in. Click on the link ‘Apply Online for Recruitment to the Post of SSA-2019 in EPFO ‘available at the home page. Now, go for ‘Registration’, if you are a new user else, you can continue with the ‘Login’ option. Fill up the basic details in the registration form. A provisional registration number and password will be generated by the system, note them down and log in to the website with these credentials. Now, enter the required details in the application form. Save the application and press on the ‘Next’ button. Move ahead to upload your scanned photograph and signature. Proceed to fill the other details and preview the filled details before Final Submit. Click on ‘Payment’ tab and pay the application fee amount through any of the online payment services. Do take the copy of the payment receipt and application form. Submit the form.

Selection Process:

The selection procedure of the open-recruitment process will be consisted of 3 phases, as given below-

Preliminary Exam (Phase-I) Mains Examination (Phase-II) Computer Skill Test (Phase-III)

Salary/ Pay Scale:

Pay Matrix - Level- 4 (Civilian employees Gr. ’C’) Entry Pay- Rs 25,500/- (Under 7thPay Commission). They will also be eligible to take benefits of certain allowances as per rules from time to time.

Exam Pattern:

The exam scheme for every phase of the recruitment process has been described below. Also, you can check out the syllabus for the respective subjects on the official website of EPFO.

Phase I - Preliminary Exam

Subjects

Total Questions

Maximum Marks

Time-Duration

Language

English

30

30

20 Minutes

English

Reasoning Ability

35

35

20 Minutes

Bilingual

Numerical Aptitude

35

35

20 Minutes

Bilingual

Total

100 Qs.

100 Marks

1 Hour

Prelims exam is qualifying in nature and the marks obtained in this exam will not be reckoned for final merit. There will be negative marking on every wrong answer. The questions will be objective-type.

Phase II - Mains Exam

Objective Paper

Subjects

Total Questions

Maximum Marks

Time-Duration

Language

Reasoning/ Intelligence

40

60

35 Minutes

Bilingual

General/ Economy/ Finance Awareness

40

40

20 Minutes

Bilingual

English

30

40

30 Minutes

English

Quantitative Aptitude

40

60

35 Minutes

Bilingual

Total

150 Qs.

200 Marks

2 Hours

Descriptive Paper

 English Language with emphasis on comprehension and analysis

3

30

45 Minutes

English

Total

153 Qs.

230 Marks

2 Hours 45 Minutes

Marks obtained in mains exam will be reckoned for the final merit. For each wrong answer, there will be a deduction of 1/4th of the marks assigned to that question. Apart from the descriptive paper, all the other subject-questions will be objective type. The descriptive paper will be conducted online immediately after completion of the online objective test of Phase-II Main Examination. 

Phase III - Computer Skill Test 

The skill test will actually be a computer typing-test to assess speed and accuracy of the candidate for data-entry work. It will be qualifying in nature.

Important Links:

Apply Online

Registration | Login

Detailed Notification

Click Here

Official Website

www.epfindia.gov.in

Conclusion:

Hope the above information is helpful for you. You can easily apply online for  EPFO SSA Recruitment Exam 2019 to follow the instruction step by step. In this blog, I have explained about EPFO SSA Exam in detail from which you can help to start your preparation on its exam pattern. If you have any query in your mind related to EPFO SSA Exam notification 2019 and dates than ask me in the comment box.

All the best for Exam

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