The Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation, EPFO is the social security body under the jurisdiction Labour and Employment ministry. They are is responsible for the regulation and management of provident funds, pensions and mandatory life insurance in India. Every year the organization hires graduates to their service as Assistants through multi stage screening processes. In the last recruitment cycle, EPFO has announced the recruitment of 280 graduates towards its service. Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation, EPFO relies on the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) for conducting the exam programme. UPSC conducts the tests across India in multiple shifts. While the Preliminary stage written test is very much similar to the IBPS bank clerical tests, on the next stage of the recruitment or the Main examination, the commission tests the aspirant’s financial awareness and language handling capabilities too. The job profile and responsibilities of an Assistant in the Employees PF organization is to manage data, and record and maintain files and update the data systems as required, it is more or similar to clerical works. Under the latest pay commission, Assistant’s in the Employees Provident Fund Organization (EPFO) will get an entry pay of Rs. 44,900 along with other allowances like DA, HRA, TA, etc. To appear for the screening process, candidates should produce valid admit cards which can be downloaded from the organization’s official website. Eligible applicants can follow the below-given instructions for EPFO Assistant admit card download.
EPFO Assistant Admit Card 2021
The Employees Provident Fund Organization (EPFO) Assistant selection process has two stages of written examination followed by the document verification before preparing the final merit list. Before appearing for any of these tests, one should produce a valid admit card, for the same examinees will have to visit the EPFO’s official website. When the admit card is available for download the recruitment board will send an intimation for downloading the hall ticket through email/ SMS. Thus received message will have a direct link to access the admit card, and once the examinee clicks the same link, he/she can access the window for call letter download. To access the portal, and for downloading the call letter the candidate should key in their credentials such as:
- Registration Number/ Roll Number,
- Password/ Date of Birth
After taking a printout of the downloaded copy, the aspirant must affix a recent recognizable photograph on the admit card. Try to paste the photograph the same as provided during application registration. Along with admitting card, candidates should bring any valid Photo Identity Proof and photocopy of the same Photo Identity Proof as brought in original. The valid photo identity should bear the same name as it appears on the hall ticket. Candidates can use documents such as PAN Card/ Passport/ Permanent Driving Licence/ Voter’s ID Card/ Bank Passbook with photograph/ Photo identity proof issued by a Gazetted Officer on official letterhead along with photograph / Photo identity proof issued by a People’s Representative on official letterhead along with
the photograph / valid recent Identity Card issued by a recognized College/ University/ Aadhar card/ E-Aadhar Card with a photograph/ Employee ID/ Bar Council Identity Card with the photograph, etc as photo identity proof. Do not bring the Ration Card and Learner’s Driving License as they are valid ID proofs.
(Link will be active once the admit card is released)
The UPSC is yet to publish the 2021’s EPFO assistant admit card date and download link. We will update you with the latest details once the commission publishes the same on their website.
EPFO Assistant Selection Pattern
- EPFO Assistant Stage 01: Preliminary Exam
|1||English Language||30||30||20 Minutes|
|2||Reasoning Ability||35||35||20 Minutes|
|3||Numerical Aptitude||35||35||20 Minutes|
About 10 times the number of vacancies in each category based on their performance in the Preliminary exam will get shortlisted for the Main examination.
- Stage 02: Main Examination
|Topic/ Subject||Number of
|1||General Intelligence, and
|3||English Language||30||40||30 minutes|
|4||Quantitative Aptitude||40||60||35 minutes|
|5.||Descriptive Paper in English
Language with emphasis
on comprehension and
|TOTAL||153||230||2 hours 45
- For every incorrect answer, there will be a negative marking of .25.
- Based on the candidate’s performance in the main examination, around 5 times the number of vacancies the shortlist will get prepared.
- For both stages of the test, there are both sectional cut-offs and total cut-off scores.
- Apart from the English language section, all questions are bilingual (both English and Hindi).
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