EPFO SSA 2019 Recruitment Notification – Check Details

Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) has released the EPFO SSA 2019 Recruitment Notification for the post of Social Security Assistant (SSA). The Online Examination will be conducted on 31st August and 1st September, 2019. Read along to check the details:

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EPFO SSA 2019 Online Application

Important Dates

EPFO SSA Online Application Starts – 27th June, 2019(17:00 hrs) 

EPFO SSA Online Application Ends – 21st July, 2019 (17:00 hrs)

EPFO SSA Admit Card Date – 21st August to 1st September, 2019

EPFO SSA Prelims Exam Date – 31st August and 1st September, 2019 

EPFO SSA Mains Exam Date – 14th Nov 2019

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EPFO SSA Application Fee

S. No.  

Candidate Category



01 SC/ST/PwBD / Female Candidates/ Ex-Servicemen

(The fees shall be refunded duly deducting Bank Charges as applicable, on appearing of the candidate in the Phase-I Examination  for  SC/ST/ PwBD/    Female Candidates & Ex Servicemen only)

Rs. 250/-
02 All other categories Rs. 500/-

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EPFO SSA Vacancy

Number of Vacancies: 2189

Check Full Detailed Vacancy Here: EPFO SSA Recruitment 2019


Level- 4 of Pay Matrix (Civilian employees) (Gr. ‘C’) under 7th Pay Commission with Entry Pay Rs. 25,500/-. In addition to Pay they will also be eligible for allowances as per rules in force from time to time.

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EPFO SSA 2019 Eligibility


Between 18-27 years as on 21st July, 2019 (Relaxable for SC /ST /OBC-NCL, Employees of Central Government, Employees of EPFO , Ex-Service men, and Persons with Benchmark Disability as per rules).

Educational Qualification

  • Essential:
  1. Degree of a recognized University or equivalent as on 21st July, 2019
  2. Possessing a speed of at least 5000 Key depressions per hour for Data Entry
  • Desirable:

Should possess a Computer Training Certificate from a recognized institute.

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EPFO SSA Exam Pattern

EPFO SSA 2019: Phase I – Preliminary Examination


S. No.

Name of the Test (Objective Tests) No. of Qs. Max. Marks  




1 English Language 30 30 20 minutes English
2 Reasoning Ability 35 35 20 minutes Bilingual
3 Numerical Aptitude 35 35 20 minutes Bilingual
Total 100 100 1 hour

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EPFO SSA 2019: Phase II – Main Examination

Sr.No. Name of the Test(Objective Tests) No. of Questions Max.Marks Duration Version
1 Reasoning/ Intelligence 40 60 35 minutes Bilingual
2 General/ Economy/Financial Awareness 40 40 20 minutes Bilingual
3 English Language 30 40 30 minutes English
4 Quantitative Aptitude 40 60 35 minutes Bilingual
Total 150 200 2 hours
 5. Descriptive Paper (English Language with emphasis on comprehension and analysis) (Letter, Precise, Comprehension) 30 45 minutes English
Grand Total 153 230 2 hours 45 minutes


  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
  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.
  4. Descriptive paper will be conducted online immediately after completion of online objective test of Phase-II Main.

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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.

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

Qualifying Marks: – Qualifying Marks in Phase-I (Preliminary Exam.) and Phase–II (Main Exam.) will be decided as per discretion of EPFO

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