EPFO SSA Recruitment 2019

By | 27/06/2019

Employee Provident Fund Organization (EPFO) has invited online application for recruitment of SSA(Social security assistant) 2019.In this article we will see EPFO SSA important dates, syllabus, exam pattern, fees and selection procedure of employee provident fund social security assistant.

Important Dates

Events Date
Online Registration start 27 June 2019
Downloading of admit card 21 August 2019
Preliminary Exam 31st August and 1st september
Mains Exam Yet to be notified
Skill test- computer data entry test Yet to be notified

Age Limit

  1. Maximum age : 27 years
  2. Minimum age : 18 years

Educational Qualification : Bachelor degree in any stream from an recognized university

Possessing a speed of at least 5000 key depressions per hour for Data Entry Work

Vacancy Details

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Application Fee :

  1. General and OBC : Rs. 500/- INR
  2. SC / ST / PH / EWS : Rs. 250/- INR
  3. Female : Rs. 250/- INR

Click here to apply online for EPFO SSA 2019

Preliminary Examination scheme :

EPFO_SSA_2019 recruitment

Important Points :

  1. Preliminary exam is of qualifying in nature. Marks of this phase will not be added in final merit list.
  2. There is one fourth negative marking for each wrong answer.
  3. Normalization of marks will be done.

Mains Exam Scheme.

Subjects No. of questions Max. marks Duration(in minutes)
Reasoning/ Intelligence40 60 35
General/ Economy/ Financial Awareness 40 40 20
English Language 30 40 30
Quantitative Aptitude 40 60 35
TOTAL 150 200 2 hours
Subjects No. of questions Max. marks Duration(in minutes)
Descriptive paper 3(Letter & Precis) 30 45


1.The marks obtained in Phase –II will be considered for final selection.

2.For each wrong answer, there will be a negative marking of one fourth of the mark assigned to that question.

3.Descriptive paper will be completely online, i.e. the questions will be displayed on the screen and the candidates will have to type the answers using keyboard. Descriptive paper will be conducted online immediately after completion of online objective test of Phase-II Main Examination

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. Minimum requirement is 5000 key depressions per hour. Candidates short-listed for Skill Test will have to appear for a Skill Test.


1.Computer Skill Test will be qualifying in nature. Marks obtained will not be reckoned for merit ranking.


  1. Candidates to go to the EPFO website www.epfindia.gov.in or https://www.epfindia.gov.in/site_en/index.php.and click on the option “APPLY ONLINE FOR RECRUITMENT TO THE POST OF SSA-2019 IN EPFO” which will open a new screen.
  2. To register application, choose the tab “Click here for Registration” and enter Name, Contact details and Email-id. A Provisional Registration Number and Password will be generated by the system and displayed on the screen. Candidate should note down the Provisional Registration Number and Password. An Email & SMS indicating the Provisional Registration number and Password will also be sent.
  3. In case the candidate is unable to complete the application form in one go, he / she can save the data already entered by choosing “SAVE AND NEXT” tab. Prior to submission of the online application candidates are advised to use the “SAVE AND NEXT” facility to verify the details in the online application form and modify the same if required. Visually Disabled candidates should fill the application form carefully and verify/ get the details verified to ensure that the same are correct prior to final submission.
  4. Candidates are advised to carefully fill and verify the details filled in the online application themselves as no change will be possible/ entertained after clicking the FINAL SUBMIT BUTTON.
  5. The Name of the candidate or her / his Father/ Husband etc. should be spelt correctly in the application as it appears in the Certificates/ Mark sheets/Identity proof. Any change/alteration found may disqualify the candidature.
  6. Validate your details and Save your application by clicking the ‘Validate your details’ and ‘Save & Next’ button.
  7. Candidates can proceed to upload Photo & Signature as per the specifications given in the Guidelines for Scanning and Uploading of Photograph and Signature.
  8. Candidates can proceed to fill other details of the Application Form.
  9. Click on the Preview Tab to preview and verify the entire application form before FINAL SUBMIT.
  10. Modify details, if required, and click on ‘FINAL SUBMIT’ Only after verifying and ensuring that the photograph, signature uploaded and other details filled by you are correct.
  11. Click on ‘Payment’ Tab and proceed for payment.
  12. Click on ‘Submit’ button.

You are requested to upload clearly upload your photo, signature and Thumb impression. Smudged thumb impression or blurred photo or signature, then application will be rejected.

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