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EPFO SSA Recruitment 2023 Notification Out for 2674 Posts, Check Now

Last updated on 07-Apr-2023

EPFO SSA Recruitment 2023

EPFO SSA and Stenographer Recruitment 2023: The Employees Provident Fund Organisation has released the recruitment notification for the post of Society Security Assistant and stenographer. The short notice was released on 22nd March and the detailed notification has been released on 24th March 2023. EPFO has released the 2674 vacancies of the SSA to invite candidates for the application procedure. In this article, we will provide you with all the details regarding the EPFO SSA Recruitment 2023.

EPFO Stenographer Recruitment 2023

The Employees Provident Fund Organisation has also released the 185 vacancies for the post of Stenographer Steno. Candidates who are preparing to appear for the stenographer must apply online for recruitment. We have mentioned below all the details regarding the examination. Continue reading to check all the details.

EPFO Stenographer and SSA Recruitment 2023 

Candidates can download the short notice and detailed notification released by EPFO for the SSA and Stenographer posts. The notification provides information on the vacancies, eligibility criteria, etc.

Download EPFO Stenographer and SSA Short Notice

EPFO SSA Notification 2023

The EPFO SSA notification was released on 22nd March, which was short notice. As of 24th March, EPFO SSA released detailed notifications. Candidates can download the official notification pdf by clicking on the link given below.

Download EPFO SSA 2023 Notification Here

EPFO SSA Recruitment 2023: Overview

We have mentioned below all the important details regarding the recruitment to give an overview look of the examination. Candidates must be aware of the recruitment overview details as we have mentioned below.

Organization Employees Provident Fund Organization
PostSociety Security Assistant & Stenographer
VacanciesSSA- 2674
Stenographer- 185
Notification Released22nd March 2023
Application Start Date27th March 2023
Application Close Date26th April 2023
Application Correction Window27th April- 28th April 2023

EPFO SSA Recruitment 2023- Important Dates

These are the important dates candidates need to remember for EPFO SSA and Stenographer Recruitment

EPFO SSA 2023 Notification22nd March 2023
Online Registration Start Date27th March 2023
End Date To Apply for EPFO SSA26th April 2023
Application Correction Window27th April - 28th April 2023
Downloading of EPFO SSA Call LettersTBA
EPFO SSA Exam Date 2023TBA

EPFO SSA Recruitment 2023: Vacancy

EPFO has released The following EPFO SSA 2023 Vacancies were released by EPFO.

Social Security Assistants (SSA)2674
Total Vacancies2859

EPFO SSA Recruitment 2023: Apply Online

Candidates who are willing to apply online for this recruitment must be aware of the application procedure. The application procedure for both posts is similar. The application procedure started on 27th March 2023 and will be closed on 26th April 2023. Candidates can now apply online on the official website of the EPFO from the direct link mentioned below.


Application Fees

In order to submit the online application forms, candidates need to pay a particular amount of application fees. We have mentioned below the category-wise application fees for the candidates.

CategoriesApplication Fees

EPFO SSA Recruitment 2023: Application Process

Candidates should be careful with the information they enter when applying for the exam. Make sure you have all the documents ready with you when you're doing the application process. The following steps are to be followed to fill the application for EPFO SSA and Stenographer.

  1. Click the following link, you will be redirected to the official website of EPFO at https://www.epfindia.gov.in/.
  2. Go to "Careers" and click on "Apply Online for Recruitment to the post-EPFO SSA 2023"- "Click Here for Registration".
  3. Enter the details like name, contact details, and email address and click on submit.
  4. A provisional registration ID and Password will be sent to your email address.
  5. The candidate has to log in with a Registration ID and Password and enter the complete details like Name, father's name, Address, Date of birth, etc;
  6. Candidates are required to attach all the required documents like SSC mark sheets, category certificates for reserved candidates, PwD certificates for PwD candidates.
  7. Attach the photographs and signature (not more than the 3-month-old photo is allowed).
  8. Candidates have to verify all the details before clicking on "Final Submit"
  9. No changes are entertained once the candidate clicks on the "Final Submit button".
  10. Validate your details by clicking on "Validate your Details".
  11. Modify the details if required and click on "Final Submit".
  12. You will be redirected to the payment page, and pay the required amount to complete the registration process.

EPFO Stenographer Recruitment: Eligibility Criteria

Aspiring candidates must have knowledge of the eligibility criteria of the EPFO SSA Recruitment 2023. EPFO has a set of eligibility criteria that needs to be fulfilled by the candidates in order to be eligible to apply online for the examination. We have mentioned below the detailed eligibility criteria for the post of Society Security Assistant and Stenographer.

Age limit

  • Minimum Age Limit: 18 years
  • Maximum Age Limit: 27 years

Candidates need to fulfill this age criterion as of 26th April 2023.

Educational Qualification

For SSA:

  • Bachelor's Degree from a government-recognized university.
  • A typing speed of 35 words per minute in English or 30 words per minute in Hindi on a Computer.

For Stenographer:

  • Candidates must have passed 12th from a government-recognized board.
  • Candidates must be able to do stenography transcription as 80 words per minute on the Computer

EPFO SSA Recruitment: Selection Process

The EPFO SSA Recruitment has 2 stages of selection:

  • Phase I (Online Test)
  • Phase II (Computer Skill Test)

EPFO SSA Exam Pattern

Candidates must have knowledge of the EPFO SSA Exam Pattern in detail. We have mentioned below the detailed exam pattern for all the phases of the EPFO SSA 2023.

Phase I Exam Pattern

SectionNo. of QuestionsNo. of Marks
General Aptitude30120
General Knowledge/ General Awareness30120
Quantitative Ability 30120
General English with Comprehension50200
Computer Knowledge1040
  • A total duration of 150 minutes will be given to candidates to complete the test.
  • Marks obtained in Phase I will be only considered for the preparation of the final merit list.

Phase II- Computer Skill Test

Candidates will be required to appear for the Skill Test to assess speed and accuracy for Data Entry Work. A typing speed of 35 words per minute in English or 30 words per minute in Hindi on a computer. (35 words per minute and 30 words per minute correspond to   10500 Key Depression Per Hour (KDPH) / 9000 KDPH on an average of 5 key depressions for each word for Data Entry Work. Candidates short-listed for the Skill Test will have to appear for a Skill Test. 

Note* Computer Skill Test will be qualifying in nature and it will not be considered for the final merit list.

EPFO SSA Recruitment 2023: Admit Card

EPFO (Employee Provident Fund Organisation) releases the admit card for the SSA (Social Security Assistant) recruitment exam on its official website. Candidates who have successfully applied for the post will be able to download their admit cards as and when the link is made live.It is important to carry the admit card to the examination center along with a valid photo ID proof. Candidates must also follow all the guidelines mentioned on the admit card and reach the examination center well before the reporting time. In case of any discrepancy in the admit card, candidates should immediately contact the concerned authority for rectification.

EPFO SSA Recruitment 2023: Previous Year's Cut Off

The cut-off for the previous year's exam will give an idea about the difficulty of an exam. Low cut-offs mean that while it's easy to qualify, the overall difficulty was higher and vice versa. Here we have provided the previous year's cut-off for EPFO SSA.

EPFO SSA Recruitment: 2019 Prelims Cutoff

SNo.Name of TestMinimum MarksMinimum Qualifying marksMinimum Qualifying marks
1English Language3010.512
2Reasoning Ability3512.2514
3Numerical Aptitude3512.2514

EPFO SSA Recruitment: 2019 Mains Cutoff

Andhra Pradesh81.258285.5
Himachal Pradesh37.2562.537.55072.25
Kerala & Lakshadweep6572.2583
Madhya Pradesh65.7543.7546.7570.5
North East Region55.56558.2574
Punjab & Chandigarh86.25
Uttar Pradesh55.7566.2570.2581.25

EPFO SSA/Stenographer Recruitment 2023: Exam Centers

The exam centers that students receive for EPFO SSA is based on their choices during the application process. The exact details of the exam center, along with the address and reporting time, are mentioned on the admit card. Candidates should make sure they select the most accessible center to avoid any panic on the day of the exam. The following are the exam centers for EPFO SSA recruitment exam.

S.No.RegionState/Union Territory covered under the 
Exam Centres for Phase-I (Tentative)Exam Centres for Phase-II (Tentative)
1Andhra PradeshAndhra PradeshChirala, Guntur, Kakinada, Kurnool, Nellore, Rajahmundry, Tirupati, Vijayawada, Visakhapatnam, VizianagramVijayawada, 
2BiharBiharArrah, Bhagalpur, Darbhanga, Gaya, Muzaffarpur, Patna, PurneaPatna
3ChattisgarhChattisgarhBhilai Nagar, Bilaspur, RaipurRaipur, Bilaspur
4DelhiDelhiDelhi & New Delhi, Ghaziabad, Noida, Greater Noida, Faridabad, GurugramDelhi NCR
5GujaratGujarat, Dadra & 
Nagar Haveli, Daman & Diu
Ahmedabad-Gandhi Nagar, Anand, Mehsana, Rajkot, Surat, VadodaraAhmedabad-Gandhi Nagar
Himachal PradeshHamirpur, Kangra, Kullu, Mandi, shimla, solanHamirpur, Shimla
8HaryanaHaryanaAmbala, Faridabad, Gurugram, Hisar, Karnal, Kurukshetra, Panipat, Yamuna NagarAmbala, Hisar Kurukshtra, Karnal, Panipat
9KarnatakaKarnatakaBengaluru, Belgaum, Gulbarga, Hubli-Dharwad, Mandya, Mangalore, Mysore, Shimoga, UdupiBengaluru, Belgaum
10Kerala & 
Kerala, LakshadweepKannur, Kochi, Kollam, Kottayam, Kozhikode, Malappuram, Thiruvananthapuram, ThrichurKochi
11MaharashtraMaharashtraAmravati, Aurangabad (Maharashtra), Jalgaon, Kolhapur, Mumbai/Thane/Navi Mumbai, Nagpur, Nanded, Nashik, PuneMumbai/Thane/Navi Mumbai, Nagpur, Pune
12Madhya PradeshMadhya PradeshBhopal, Gwalior, Indore, Jabalpur, Sagar, Satna, UjjainBhopal
13North EastArunachal Pradesh, Assam, Nagaland, 
Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Tripura
Naharlagun, Dibugarh, Guwahati, Jorhat, Silchar, Tezpur, Imphal, Shillong, Aizawl, Kohima, AgartalaGuwahati
14OdishaOdishaBalasore, Berhampur (Ganjam), Bhubaneshwar, Cuttack, Dhenkanal, Rourkela, SambalpurBhubaneshwar
15Punjab & 
Punjab & ChandigarhAmritsar, Bhatinda, Jalandhar, Ludhiana, Mohali, Patiala, Chandigarh-MohaliMohali
16RajasthanRajasthanAjmer, Bikaner, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Kota, Sikar, UdaipurJaipur
17TelanganaTelanganaHyderabad, Karimnagar, WarangalHyderabad
18UttarakhandUttarakhandDehradun, Haldwani, RoorkeeDehradun, Roorkee
19Uttar PradeshUttar PradeshAgra, Aligarh, Allahabad, Bareilly, Ghaziabad, Gorakhpur, Jansi, Kanpur, Lucknow, Meerut, Moradabad, Muzaffarnagar, Noida/Greater Noida, VaranasiAllahabad, Lucknow, Agra

EPFO SSA/Stenographer Recruitment: Salary Structure

We have mentioned below the pay scale for the post of SSA and Stenographer in EPFO.

Society Security AssistantRs. 29,200 - 92,300
StenographerRs. 25,000 - 81,100

Total Vacancies



When was the EPFO SSA 2023 Notification released?

EPFO released a short notice for the recruitment of Social Security Assistants and Stenographers on 23rd March 2023.

When does the registration for EPFO SSA start? +

The online application process for EPFO SSA started on 27th March 2023.

What is the last day for application to EPFO SSA 2023? +

26th April 2023 is the last day to apply for EPFO SSA 2023.

How many vacancies are there for EPFO SSA 2023? +

There are 2674 EPFO SSA vacancies and 185 stenographer vacancies.

What is the application fee for EPFO SSA 2023? +

SC/ST/OBC/PwBD/Women are exempt from application fees while it is Rs. 700 for everyone else.

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