The Employees Provident Fund Organizations (EPFO) is to assists in administering a compulsory contributory Provident Fund Scheme, a Pension Scheme and an Insurance Scheme for the organized workforce in our country. The EPFO SSA (Social Security Assistants)recruitment is to select the 2089 assistants across India. The selected SSA will avail salary in Level- 4 of the pay matrix under 7TH Pay Commission with an entry Pay Rs. 25,500/. Along with the basic pay they are entitled to different allowances like DA, HRA, TA, etc. THE Social Security Agents (SSA) job profiles include data entry, record maintenance, bookkeeping, etc. With a good starting pay and job security, EPFO SSA provides a low-stress job profile for the aspirants.
EPFO Social Security Assistant Eligibility Criteria 2020
- Education: Graduation/ any degree from any recognized university or its equivalent. Candidates should possess a speed of at least 5000 key depressions per hour for Data Entry Work.
- Age Limit: The applicant’s age shall be between 18 years to 27 years, as on the last day for the applications. Age relaxations according to the government norms are applicable.
EPFO SSA 2020 Selection Pattern
EPFO Social Security Assistant Stage 01: Preliminary Exam
|Sl No.||Subject/ Topic||Number of Questions||Maximum
|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 on the basis of their performance in Preliminary exam will get shortlisted for the Main examination.
EPFO SSA Stage 02: Main Examination
|Sl. No||Topic/ Subject||Number of Questions||Maximum Marks||Exam Duration|
|1.||Reasoning/ Intelligence||40||60||35 minutes|
|3.||English Language||30||40||30 minutes|
|4.||Quantitative Aptitude||40||60||35 minutes|
|5.||Descriptive Paper (English
Language with emphasis
on comprehension and
|TOTAL||153||230||2 hours 45
- For each wrong answer, there will be a negative marking of .25.
- Based on the performance in the main examination, around 5 times the number of vacancies the shortlist will get prepared.
- For both stages, there are both sectional cut-offs and total cut-off scores.
- Apart from the language section, all questions are bilingual (both English and Hindi).
EPFO SSA Stage 03: Computer Skill Test
Shortlisted candidates from the written examination will be required to appear for the Computer Skill Test. EPFO SSA job profile includes data entry works and this skill test is to assess the speed and accuracy of the candidates while working with the computer. The minimum requirement is 5000 key depressions per hour.
EPFO SSA 2020 Vacancy
|Region||States/ UTS under the Region||Vacant Posts|
|Andhra Pradesh Region||Andhra Pradesh||60|
|Gujarat Region||Gujarat, Dadra & Nagar Haveli, Daman & Diu||70|
|Himachal Pradesh Region||Himachal Pradesh||57|
|Kerala & Lakshadweep Region||Kerala, and Lakshwadeep||27|
|Madhya Pradesh Region||Madhya Pradesh||55|
|North-East Region||Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Nagaland, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, and Tripura||32|
|Punjab & Chandigarh Region||Punjab and Chandigarh||6|
|Uttar Pradesh Region||Uttar Pradesh||353|
EPFO SSA Admit Card
SSA Important Dates
|Date of Notification||June 27, 2019|
|Last date for application||July 21, 2019|
|Admit Card for Stage 01||August 09, 2019|
|Preliminary Examination||August 31, and September 01, 2019|
|Main Examination (Stage-II)||November 14, 2019|
|Computer Data Entry Test (Stage-III)||To be notified later|
EPFO SSA Admit Card
EPFO concludes the written examinations by November 2019, and the results are now available on the website. Candidates can now check their EPFO SSA written examination result by visiting the official website. On the official website, click on the region towards which you fill the application.
The admit cards for the Stage II f the selection process, i.e, the Computer Skill Test is yet to publish. Due to the recent pandemic, the skill test is postponed and the fresh dates are yet to know. Once the EPFO updates the dates, and admit cards are out we will get you notified about the same.
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