EPFO SSA (Social Security Assistant)

About EPFO SSA Exam

  • Overview
  • Exam Pattern
  • Syllabus
  • Eligibility
  • Exam Dates
  • Vacancies
  • How to apply
  • Salary Info
  • Cutoff marks
  • Application Fee

EPFO SSA Exam Overview

Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO)  is recruiting for the post of Social Security Assistants (SSA). There are a total of 2189 vacancies have been released through the EPFO SSA 2019 Recruitment notification.

Online Application for EPFO SSA 2019 – from 27th June 2019 till 21st July 2019.

Age Limit (as on 21.07.2019)

Minimum Age18 years
Maximum Age27 years

Educational Qualification (as on 21.07.2019)

  • A graduation degree from a recognized university or any equivalent qualification recognized as by Central Government.
  • Speed of minimum 5000 key depressions per hour for Data Entry.
  • Desirable Qualification – Computer training certificate from a recognized institute.

EPFO SSA Salary 2019

Entry Salary of EPFO SSA is Rs 25,500/-.

Payscale of an EPFO SSA is Level- 4 of Pay Matrix (Civilian employees) (Gr. ’C’) under 7th Pay Commission.

 

EPFO SSA Exam Pattern & Selection process

The selection process of EPFO SSA consists of 3 stages.

  • Stage-I: Preliminary Exam (Objective)
  • Stage-II: Main Exam (Objective)
  • Stage-III: Computer Skill Test (Computer Data Entry Test)

Stage I: EPFO SSA Prelims Exam

Section No. of

Qs

Max

Marks

Duration
English Language 30 30 20 minutes
Reasoning Ability 35 35 20 minutes
Numerical Aptitude 35 35 20 minutes
Total 100 100 60 Minutes

Stage II -Main Examination

Name of the Test

(Objective Tests)

No. of

Qs.

Max.

Marks

Duration
Reasoning/Intelligence 40 60 35 minutes
General/Economy/Financial Awareness 40 40 20 minutes
English Language 30 40 30 minutes
Quantitative Aptitude 40 60 35 minutes
Descriptive Paper 3 30 45 Minutes
Total 153 230 2 hours,
45 Minutes

 

Stage III: Computer Skills Test

EPFO SSA Syllabus 2019

EPFO SSA Prelims syllabus

Syllabus Topics
English Language
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Error Correction
  • Spotting Error
  • Para Jumbles
  • Fillers
  • Cloze Test
Reasoning Ability
  • Sitting Arrangement/Puzzles
  • Alphanumeric/ Number Series
  • Inequality
  • Syllogism
  • Coding-Decoding
  • Miscellaneous
Numerical Ability
  • Simplification/ Approximation
  • Number Series
  • Quadratic Equations
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Data Interpretation
  • Miscellaneous

EPFO SSA Eligibility 2019

Age Limit (as on 21.07.2019)

Minimum Age – 18 years

Maximum Age – 27 years

Educational Qualification (as on 21.07.2019)

  • A graduation degree from a recognized university or any equivalent qualification recognized as by Central Government.
  • Speed of minimum 5000 key depressions per hour for Data Entry.
  • Desirable Qualification

    • Computer training certificate from a recognized institute.

EPFO SSA Exam Dates 2019

Event Dates
EPFO SSA Apply Online begins 27 June 2019
Last Date to Apply Online 21 July 2019
Admit Card Download Date 21 August 2019
EPFO SSA Exam Date 2019 (Prelims) 31 Aug, 1 Sep 2019
EPFO SSA Mains Exam Date 14th November 2019
EPFO SSA Mains Result 10th February 2020
Skill Test (Computer Data Entry Test) Will be announced later

EPFO SSA Vacancies 2019

There are total 2189 vacancies released in EPFO SSA recruitment notification 2019.

Region State/Union Territory covered under the Region Category-wise Vacancies Total Horizontal Reservation
Persons with Benchmark Disability (PwBD) Ex-SM
SC ST OBC NCL EWS UR
Cate- gory– A Cate- gory– B Cate- gory– C Cate- gory–D &E
Andhra Pradesh Region Andhra Pradesh 0 0 24 5 31 60 1 1 1 1 6
Bihar Region Bihar 6 0 11 9 6 32 1 1 1 1 8
Chattisgarh Region Chattisgarh 9 32 0 11 8 60 1 1 0 1 9
Delhi Region Delhi 32 8 72 14 16 142 5 6 0 6 44
Gujarat Region Gujarat, Dadra & Nagar Haveli, Daman & Diu 0 46 0 24 0 70 1 1 1 1 7
Goa Region Goa 0 5 0 5 10 20 1 1 0 0 2
Himachal Pradesh Region Himachal Pradesh 19 2 11 5 20 57 2 1 0 1 3
Haryana Region Haryana 43 0 61 22 105 231 5 4 0 4 27
Karnataka Region Karnataka 15 8 68 18 73 182 2 2 2 2 18
Kerala & Lakshadweep Region Kerala, Lakshadweep 4 0 0 2 21 27 0 0 0 0 0
Maharashtra Region Maharashtra 0 62 204 127 152 545 6 5 5 5 91
Madhya Pradesh Region Madhya Pradesh 3 1 0 5 46 55 1 2 0 2 28
North East Region Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Nagaland, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Tripura 0 17 4 2 9 32 0 0 0 0 7
Odisha Region Odisha 13 22 0 1 20 56 2 0 0 1 10
Punjab & Chandigarh Region Punjab & Chandigarh 0 0 0 0 6 6 2 2 1 1 6
Rajasthan Region Rajasthan 19 15 0 5 14 53 1 1 1 0 5
Telangana Region Telangana 28 0 53 16 54 151 2 2 1 1 15
Uttarakhand Region Uttarakhand 10 3 16 11 17 57 1 1 0 1 5
Uttar Pradesh Region Uttar Pradesh 92 0 107 35 119 353 3 3 0 4 34
TOTAL 293 221 631 317 727 2189 37 34 13 32 325

EPFO SSA Application Form 2019

Go to the official website of EPFO, and Click on “Apply Now” under the Recruitment section of Misc.

OR

EPFO Recruitment 2019 – Direct Link to Apply 

Instructions:

  • Register by filling the application form
  • A provisional Registration Number and Password will be sent to you.
  • Pay the Application Fee.

 

EPFO SSA Salary 2019

 

Entry Salary of EPFO SSA is Rs 25,500/-.

Payscale of an EPFO SSA is Level- 4 of Pay Matrix (Civilian employees) (Gr. ’C’) under 7th Pay Commission.

EPFO SSA Cutoff marks

EPFO SSA Prelims 2019 Cut off marks

Name of Test Maximum Marks Minimum Qualifying Marks for SC/ST/OBC/NCL/PwB/EX-SM Minimum Qualifying Marks for UR/EWS
English Language 30 10.50 (35%) 12 (40%)
Reasoning Ability 35 12.25 (35%) 14 (40%)
Numerical Aptitude 35 12.25 (35%) 14 (40%)

EPFO SSA Mains Cutoff marks 2019

Below are the cutoff marks for EPFO SSA Mains exam 2019 released by EPFO.

Category T1 T2 T3 T4 Total
SC 21 (35%) 14 (35%) 14 (35%) 21 (35%) 70 (35%)
ST 21 (35%) 14 (35%) 14 (35%) 21 (35%) 70 (35%)
OBC 21 (35%) 14 (35%) 14 (35%) 21 (35%) 70 (35%)
General 24 (40%) 16 (40%) 16 (40%) 24 (40%) 80 (40%)
PWD 21 (35%) 14 (35%) 14 (35%) 21 (35%) 70 (35%)
XS (Ex-servicemen) 21 (35%) 14 (35%) 14 (35%) 21 (35%) 70 (35%)
Anyother (EWS) 24 (40%) 16 (40%) 16 (40%) 24 (40%) 80 (40%)

EPFO SSA Descriptive Paper Cut off Marks 2019

General SC ST OBC PWD XS (Ex-Servicemen) Any Other (EWS)
12 (40%) 10.50 (35%) 10.50 (35%) 10.50 (35%) 10.50 (35%) 10.50 (35%) 12 (40%)

 

 

EPFO SSA 2019 Exam Fees

  • Rs 500/- For Unreserved Category.
  • RS 250 (refundable) for SC/ST/PWD/Female candidates & EX serviceman.

About EPFO SSA Exam

EPFO SSA Exam Overview

Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO)  is recruiting for the post of Social Security Assistants (SSA). There are a total of 2189 vacancies have been released through the EPFO SSA 2019 Recruitment notification.

Online Application for EPFO SSA 2019 – from 27th June 2019 till 21st July 2019.

Age Limit (as on 21.07.2019)

Minimum Age18 years
Maximum Age27 years

Educational Qualification (as on 21.07.2019)

  • A graduation degree from a recognized university or any equivalent qualification recognized as by Central Government.
  • Speed of minimum 5000 key depressions per hour for Data Entry.
  • Desirable Qualification – Computer training certificate from a recognized institute.

EPFO SSA Salary 2019

Entry Salary of EPFO SSA is Rs 25,500/-.

Payscale of an EPFO SSA is Level- 4 of Pay Matrix (Civilian employees) (Gr. ’C’) under 7th Pay Commission.

 

EPFO SSA Exam Pattern & Selection process

The selection process of EPFO SSA consists of 3 stages.

  • Stage-I: Preliminary Exam (Objective)
  • Stage-II: Main Exam (Objective)
  • Stage-III: Computer Skill Test (Computer Data Entry Test)

Stage I: EPFO SSA Prelims Exam

Section No. of

Qs

Max

Marks

Duration
English Language 30 30 20 minutes
Reasoning Ability 35 35 20 minutes
Numerical Aptitude 35 35 20 minutes
Total 100 100 60 Minutes

Stage II -Main Examination

Name of the Test

(Objective Tests)

No. of

Qs.

Max.

Marks

Duration
Reasoning/Intelligence 40 60 35 minutes
General/Economy/Financial Awareness 40 40 20 minutes
English Language 30 40 30 minutes
Quantitative Aptitude 40 60 35 minutes
Descriptive Paper 3 30 45 Minutes
Total 153 230 2 hours,
45 Minutes

 

Stage III: Computer Skills Test

EPFO SSA Eligibility 2019

Age Limit (as on 21.07.2019)

Minimum Age – 18 years

Maximum Age – 27 years

Educational Qualification (as on 21.07.2019)

  • A graduation degree from a recognized university or any equivalent qualification recognized as by Central Government.
  • Speed of minimum 5000 key depressions per hour for Data Entry.
  • Desirable Qualification

    • Computer training certificate from a recognized institute.

EPFO SSA Salary 2019

 

Entry Salary of EPFO SSA is Rs 25,500/-.

Payscale of an EPFO SSA is Level- 4 of Pay Matrix (Civilian employees) (Gr. ’C’) under 7th Pay Commission.

EPFO SSA Syllabus 2019

EPFO SSA Prelims syllabus

Syllabus Topics
English Language
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Error Correction
  • Spotting Error
  • Para Jumbles
  • Fillers
  • Cloze Test
Reasoning Ability
  • Sitting Arrangement/Puzzles
  • Alphanumeric/ Number Series
  • Inequality
  • Syllogism
  • Coding-Decoding
  • Miscellaneous
Numerical Ability
  • Simplification/ Approximation
  • Number Series
  • Quadratic Equations
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Data Interpretation
  • Miscellaneous

EPFO SSA Exam Dates 2019

Event Dates
EPFO SSA Apply Online begins 27 June 2019
Last Date to Apply Online 21 July 2019
Admit Card Download Date 21 August 2019
EPFO SSA Exam Date 2019 (Prelims) 31 Aug, 1 Sep 2019
EPFO SSA Mains Exam Date 14th November 2019
EPFO SSA Mains Result 10th February 2020
Skill Test (Computer Data Entry Test) Will be announced later

EPFO SSA Vacancies 2019

There are total 2189 vacancies released in EPFO SSA recruitment notification 2019.

Region State/Union Territory covered under the Region Category-wise Vacancies Total Horizontal Reservation
Persons with Benchmark Disability (PwBD) Ex-SM
SC ST OBC NCL EWS UR
Cate- gory– A Cate- gory– B Cate- gory– C Cate- gory–D &E
Andhra Pradesh Region Andhra Pradesh 0 0 24 5 31 60 1 1 1 1 6
Bihar Region Bihar 6 0 11 9 6 32 1 1 1 1 8
Chattisgarh Region Chattisgarh 9 32 0 11 8 60 1 1 0 1 9
Delhi Region Delhi 32 8 72 14 16 142 5 6 0 6 44
Gujarat Region Gujarat, Dadra & Nagar Haveli, Daman & Diu 0 46 0 24 0 70 1 1 1 1 7
Goa Region Goa 0 5 0 5 10 20 1 1 0 0 2
Himachal Pradesh Region Himachal Pradesh 19 2 11 5 20 57 2 1 0 1 3
Haryana Region Haryana 43 0 61 22 105 231 5 4 0 4 27
Karnataka Region Karnataka 15 8 68 18 73 182 2 2 2 2 18
Kerala & Lakshadweep Region Kerala, Lakshadweep 4 0 0 2 21 27 0 0 0 0 0
Maharashtra Region Maharashtra 0 62 204 127 152 545 6 5 5 5 91
Madhya Pradesh Region Madhya Pradesh 3 1 0 5 46 55 1 2 0 2 28
North East Region Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Nagaland, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Tripura 0 17 4 2 9 32 0 0 0 0 7
Odisha Region Odisha 13 22 0 1 20 56 2 0 0 1 10
Punjab & Chandigarh Region Punjab & Chandigarh 0 0 0 0 6 6 2 2 1 1 6
Rajasthan Region Rajasthan 19 15 0 5 14 53 1 1 1 0 5
Telangana Region Telangana 28 0 53 16 54 151 2 2 1 1 15
Uttarakhand Region Uttarakhand 10 3 16 11 17 57 1 1 0 1 5
Uttar Pradesh Region Uttar Pradesh 92 0 107 35 119 353 3 3 0 4 34
TOTAL 293 221 631 317 727 2189 37 34 13 32 325

EPFO SSA Cutoff marks

EPFO SSA Prelims 2019 Cut off marks

Name of Test Maximum Marks Minimum Qualifying Marks for SC/ST/OBC/NCL/PwB/EX-SM Minimum Qualifying Marks for UR/EWS
English Language 30 10.50 (35%) 12 (40%)
Reasoning Ability 35 12.25 (35%) 14 (40%)
Numerical Aptitude 35 12.25 (35%) 14 (40%)

EPFO SSA Mains Cutoff marks 2019

Below are the cutoff marks for EPFO SSA Mains exam 2019 released by EPFO.

Category T1 T2 T3 T4 Total
SC 21 (35%) 14 (35%) 14 (35%) 21 (35%) 70 (35%)
ST 21 (35%) 14 (35%) 14 (35%) 21 (35%) 70 (35%)
OBC 21 (35%) 14 (35%) 14 (35%) 21 (35%) 70 (35%)
General 24 (40%) 16 (40%) 16 (40%) 24 (40%) 80 (40%)
PWD 21 (35%) 14 (35%) 14 (35%) 21 (35%) 70 (35%)
XS (Ex-servicemen) 21 (35%) 14 (35%) 14 (35%) 21 (35%) 70 (35%)
Anyother (EWS) 24 (40%) 16 (40%) 16 (40%) 24 (40%) 80 (40%)

EPFO SSA Descriptive Paper Cut off Marks 2019

General SC ST OBC PWD XS (Ex-Servicemen) Any Other (EWS)
12 (40%) 10.50 (35%) 10.50 (35%) 10.50 (35%) 10.50 (35%) 10.50 (35%) 12 (40%)

 

 

EPFO SSA 2019 Exam Fees

  • Rs 500/- For Unreserved Category.
  • RS 250 (refundable) for SC/ST/PWD/Female candidates & EX serviceman.

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