Social Security Assistant (SSA) Recruitment in EPFO

28 Jun 2019

Social Security Assistant (SSA)



21 Jul 2019

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Employees’ Provident Fund Organization (EPFO) has released an advertisement for the recruitment of Social Security Assistant (SSA). Total No. of Post is 2189. EPFO invites applications from eligible candidates for the recruitment of SSA.  Interested candidates may apply online from 27 May 2019 to 21 July 2019.

Social Security Assistant (SSA) Recruitment in EPFO

Total No. of Post: 2189

Region State/UT covered under Region No. of Post
Andhra Pradesh Region Andhra Pradesh 60
Bihar Region Bihar 32
Chhattisgarh Region Chhattisgarh 60
Delhi Region Delhi 142
Gujarat Region Gujarat, Dadra & Nagar Haveli, Daman & Diu 70
Goa Region Goa 20
Himachal Pradesh Region Himachal Pradesh 57
Haryana Region Haryana 231
Karnataka Region Karnataka 182
Kerala & Lakshadweep Region Kerala. Lakshadweep 27
Maharashtra Region Maharashtra 545
Madhya Pradesh Region Madhya Pradesh 55
North East Region Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Nagaland, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Tripura 32
Orissa Region Orissa 56
Punjab & Chandigarh Region Punjab & Chandigarh 06
Rajasthan Region Rajasthan 53
Telangana Region Telangana 151
Uttarakhand Region Uttarakhand 57
Uttar Pradesh Region Uttar Pradesh 353
Total   2189

Note: A candidate can choose any one examination center of the region. She/He would be considered only for the vacancies within the region where she/he take the examination. Recruitment to vacancies in different regions is separate recruitment for all purposes. A common examination is held on the same day for an administrative reason only.

EPFO Social Security Assistant (SSA) 2019 Exam Syllabus

Eligibility Criteria

Name of Post Educational Qualification Age Limit Pay Scale
Social Security Assistant (SSA) (i) A degree from recognized university or equivalent as on 21st July 2019.

(ii) Possessing a speed of at least 5000 key depression per hours for Data Entry Work.

(iii) Should Possess a Computer Training Certificate from a recognized Institute.

Min. 18 Years

Max. 27 Years

Level- 4 of Pay Matrix (Civilian employees) (Gr. ’C’) with Entry Pay Rs.25,500/- under 7th Pay Commission)

Selection Procedure

Selection of the Candidates will be based on Prelim Exam, Mains Exam, and Computer Skill Test. There will be a three-phase examination are as follows:

Phase I: Preliminary Examination

Name of Test No. of Questions Max. Marks Duration
English Language 30 30 20 min.
Reasoning Ability 35 35 20 min.
Numerical Aptitude 35 35 20 min.
Total 100 100 01 Hour

Phase II: Mains Examination

Name of Test No. of Questions Max. Marks Duration
Reasoning / Intelligence 40 60 35 min.
General / Economy / Financial Awareness 40 40 20 min.
English Language 30 40 30 min.
Quantitative Aptitude 40 60 35 min.
Total 150 200 02 Hour
Descriptive Paper (English Language with an emphasis on comprehension and analysis) 03 (letter, précis, comprehension) 30 45 min.
Grand Total 153 230 02 Hour 45 min.

Phase III: Computer Skill Test (Computer Data Entry Test)

Candidates will be required to appear for the skill test to assess speed and accuracy for Data Entry Work. Min. requirement is 5000 key depressions per hour. Candidates short-listed for Skill Test will have to appear for a Skill Test. The computer skill test will be qualifying in nature. Marks obtained will not be reckoned for merit ranking.

How to Apply

Candidates are required to register themselves online through Bank’s website  from 27 June 2019 to 21 July 2019. No other means/mode of application will be accepted. After registration candidates are required to pay the requisite application fee through online mode.

Note: Candidates waiting for Final Results of prescribed educational qualification should not apply.

Application Fees

  • A refundable fee of Rs.250/- for SC/ST/PWBD/ Female candidates and EX serviceman only will be charged.
  • Rs.500/- for all other categories.

Important Instructions

  • Candidates are required to upload their Photograph (4.5 cm x 3.5 cm), Signature, and Left Thumb Impression & A handwritten declaration.
  • The text for the handwritten declaration is as follows:

“I ______ (Name of the candidate), hereby declare that all the information submitted by me in the application form is correct, true and valid. I will present the supporting documents as and when required.”

  • Signature in CAPITAL LETTERS will NOT be accepted

Important Dates

Starting Date of Online Application Form: 27 June 2019

Last Date of Online Application Form: 21 July 2019 (17:00 hrs)

Date of Downloading of  Call Letter for Prelim Exam: 21st August to 01st Sep 2019

Date of Prelim Exam (Phase-I): 31st August and 01st Sep 2019

Important Links

Download Official Notification: Click Here

Apply Online: Click Here

Social Security Assistant (SSA) Recruitment in EPFO

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2 Responses to “Social Security Assistant (SSA) Recruitment in EPFO” (Submit your query)

  1. Rudranshu

    What is the job profile.What are the areas of posting.What I’d the salary package, according to the 7th pay commission.


    What role play ssa epfo

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