The Employees' Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) has recently published a notification to recruit candidates for the post of Social Security Assistant (SSA) under the EPFO SSA Recruitment 2023. A total of 2859 SSA vacancies have been released in the EPFO SSA Notification. Important information mentioned in the official notification of EPFO SSA is provided in this article. Candidates must go through all the necessary details before applying.
EPFO SSA Recruitment 2023 Overview
The notification to recruit Social Security Assistant (SSA) in EPFO has been released on 24th March 2023. The application process is going to start on 27th March 2023 and will be lasted till 26th April 2023. Candidates are advised to apply before the last date of EPFO SSA Recruitment 2023. The overview of EPFO SSA notification is mentioned in the table below.
|Organization||Employees' Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO)|
|Name of the Post||Social Security Assistant (SSA)|
|No. of Vacancy||2859|
|Start Date to Apply Online||27/03/2023|
|Last Date to Apply Online||26/04/2023|
EPFO SSA Notification 2023 Important Dates
The important dates related to EPFO recruitment have been mentioned below. Candidates can find important dates like the application starting date, the last date to apply, and other upcoming dates like admit card release date, exam date, result date, etc. The upcoming dates will be updated here. Candidates can bookmark this page for further updates related to this recruitment.
|Notification Released Date||24th March 2023|
|Starting Date of Online Application||27th March 2023|
|Last Date to Apply Online||26th April 2023|
|Date of Result Declaration||To be announced|
EPFO SSA Vacancy 2023
EPFO has released a total of 2859 vacancies of SSA under EPFO Recruitment 2023. The category-wise Social Security Assistant vacancies are mentioned below.
EPFO SSA Recruitment 2023 Eligibility Criteria
To successfully complete the application for EPFO SSA recruitment, candidates must fulfill the eligibility criteria like min education qualification, age limit, etc. Important eligibility criteria are mentioned below.
The candidates should hold a Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized University Essential. Typing Speed of 35 wpm in English or 30 wpm in Hindi on the Computer is required.
Candidates should have aged between 18 to 27 years as on 26th April 2023.
EPFO SSA Recruitment 2023 Application Fees
The application fees for SC/ST/PwBD/Female/Ex. Servicemen are exempted and other than this category candidates have required to pay Rs. 700/-. Payment will be accepted through online mode.
Steps to Apply for EPFO SSA Recruitment 2023
Follow the steps given below to apply for EPFO SSA Recruitment:
- Click on the link given below, and you will be redirected to the official website of the National Testing Agency i.e. www.recruitment.nta.nic.in.
- Now click on the link showing EPFO SSA Recruitment Examination 2023.
- Register yourself and log in using the application number and password.
- Fill in the all required details and upload the necessary documents.
- Once you successfully fill in the all details correctly, pay the application fees.
- Your application is successfully submitted. Make sure to download the application form or print it out.
Document Required for Application Form
- A photograph (in jpg/jpeg, size 10Kb-200Kb)
- Candidate signature (in jpg/jpeg, file size 4Kb - 30Kb)
- Left-hand thumb impression (in jpg/jpeg, size 10Kb-200Kb)
EPFO SSA Recruitment 2023 Selection Process
The selection of SSA will be based on two stages process. The first stage will be a written examination and the second stage will be a skill test. Candidates are required to qualify in both stages for successful selection.
EPFO SSA Computer Based Exam Pattern
The duration of the computer-based exam is 150 minutes (2 hours and 30 minutes).
- EPFO SSA Prelims Exam will be objective type.
- Each question carries a 4 mark.
- There will be a negative marking of one-fourth marks for each incorrect answer
|Sr.No.||Subjects||No. of Questions||Maximum Marks||Duration|
|1||General Aptitude||30||120||2 hours 30 Minutes (150 Minutes)|
|2||General Knowledge / General Awareness||30||120|
|4||General English with "Comprehension"||50||200|
EPFO SSA Skill Test
The SSA skill test includes the typing test on a computer. Candidates have to qualify for the criteria mentioned below.
- A typing speed of 35 words per minute in English or 30 words per minute in Hindi on computer.
- 35 words per minute and 30 words per minute correspond to 10500 Key Depression Per Hour (KDPH) / 9000 KDPH on an average of 5 key depressions for each word for Data Entry Work.
EPFO SSA Salary 2023
The basic pay for the candidates shortlisted for the EPFO SSA post will be Rs. 29,200 (Level - 5). However, candidates are eligible for allowances so allowances will be added to basic pay. The in-hand salary of EPFO SSA will be around Rs. 45,000/-.
|Social Security Assistant (SSA)||Level-5 (Rs. 29,200 to Rs. 92, 300)|