EPFO SSA Recruitment 2023: Notification, Exam Date, Apply Online

EPFO SSA Recruitment 2023: Notification, Exam Date, Apply Online

ByAkash Mishra  |  Updated on: Jan 24, 2023
EPFO Social Security Assistant Exam is held by EPFO. Read EPFO SSA Recruitment 2023 details such as exam date, notification, vacancies, salary, apply online, and more.
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EPFO SSA recruitment 2023 notification will be released soon on the official site of the Employees' Provident Fund Organisation. Along with the EPFO SSA notification pdf, total vacancy, exam details such as exam pattern, syllabus, application form details, and important dates will also be released.

Candidates applying for the EPFO SSA recruitment 2023 must be aware of all the important dates and details related to the recruitment process. More than 2000 vacancies are expected to be released this year. The selection process for candidates entails three stages: preliminary examination, main examination, and computer skill test.

EPFO SSA Recruitment 2023 Notification

EPFO SSA Notification 2023 will be released by the Employees Provident Fund Organization to recruit eligible candidates for Social Security Assistant posts. For your convenience, we have provided the direct link to download EPFO SSA 2022 notification PDF.

Download EPFO SSA Notification 2023 (To be released soon)

Download EPFO SSA Notification 2022

The official notification for EPFO SSA recruitment will be released on the official website in due time. EPFO releases the recruitment notification for the post of Social Security Assistant.

EPFO SSA Recruitment 2023 Overview

Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) conducts the recruitment exam for the post of Social Security Assistant. The EPFO SSA Recruitment notification 2023 will be released soon.

EPFO SSA Exam 2023Details
Exam NameEPFO SSA recruitment exam
Conducting BodyEmployees’ Provident Fund Organisation
Post NameSocial Security Assistants
Educational qualificationsGraduate
Age limit18-27 (General Category)
Exam Frequencyonce a year

EPFO SSA Recruitment 2023 Exam Dates

The Employees' Provident Fund Organization (EPFO) holds a national recruiting exam called the EPFO SSA exam to choose candidates for the position of Social Security Assistant (SSA). Check all the EPFO SSA Recruitment important exam dates below. It is essential to note all the EPFO SSA Recruitment important dates 2023 to avoid missing a deadline.



EPFO SSA Apply Online Begins

To Be Announced

EPFO SSA Last Date to Apply Online

To Be Announced

EPFO SSA Admit Card Release Date

To Be Announced

EPFO SSA Exam Date 2023 (Prelims)

To Be Announced

EPFO SSA Mains Exam Date 2023

To Be Announced

EPFO SSA Mains Result 2023

To Be Announced

Skill Test (Computer Data Entry Test)

Call letters will be sent after the declaration of result of the Preliminary Examination (Phase II)

EPFO SSA Vacancy 2023

The total number of EPFO SSA vacancy 2023 will be released in the detailed notification. The applicants may check the category-wise vacancies distributed across different regions and states. The EPFO SSA Vacancy 2023 are yet to be announced.

The conducting body will publish a comprehensive notification on the official website detailing the entire number of EPFO SSA vacancies 2023. As it follows PAN India distribution and candidate selection, potential applicants can view the category-specific openings spread across numerous regional zones and states.

EPFO SSA Salary 2023

The EPFO SSA Salary 2023 is as per level- 4 of Pay Matrix (Civilian employees) (Gr.' C') of EPFO SSA with Entry Pay ₹ 25,500/- under 7th Pay Commission). Candidates will also receive various other salary components such as DA, HRA, Transport Allowance, and other allowances. For more details, check out the details shared here on EPFO SSA Salary and Job Profile.

Candidates receive numerous perks and allowances apart from the EPFO SSA salary mentioned below.

  • House rental allowance
  • Leave travel concession
  • Transport allowance
  • Dearness allowance
  • Medical allowance
  • Internet allowance
  • Refreshment allowance
  • Other allowances

EPFO SSA Eligibility Criteria 2023

Candidates must check the EPFO SSA eligibility 2023 before filling the application form. The EPFO SSA eligibility criteria are also mentioned in the official notification and are summarised below for your convenience. The EPFO SSA eligibility includes nationality, eligibility age limit and educational qualification.


The candidate must be either -

  • A Citizen of India or
  • A subject of Nepal or
  • A subject of Bhutan or
  • A Tibetan Refugee who came over to India before 1st January 1962 to permanently settle in India or
  • A person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania (formerly Tanganyika and Zanzibar), Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam intending to settle in India permanently provided that a candidate belonging to categories (ii), (iii), (iv) & (v) above shall be a person in whose favour the Government of India has issued a certificate of eligibility.

EPFO SSA Age Limit

The EPFO SSA Age limit criteria for the general category are mentioned below.

Minimum Age Limit

Maximum Age Limit



EPFO SSA Age Relaxation

The EPFO SSA Age Relaxation for OBC –NCL is up to 3 years, and Age Relaxation for SC/ST is up to 5 years. For employees of central government & departmental candidates, i.e. employees of EPFO, the age relaxation is as mentioned below.

  • General up to 40 years of age
  • SC/ST up to 45 years of age
  • OBC up to 43 years of age

As per the notification, the age relaxation for Ex-Servicemen is mentioned below.

  • Ex-SM + General 3 years
  • Ex-SM + OBC-NCL 6 years (3 years + 3 years)
  • Ex-SM +SC/ST 8 years (3 years + 5 years)

EPFO Assistant Educational Qualification

The EPFO Assistant Educational Qualification is mentioned below.

  • A degree from a recognised university or equivalent.
  • Speed of minimum 5000 key depressions per hour for Data Entry.

EPFO SSA Apply Online

The apply online link for the EPFO SSA will be available on the official website. The last date to apply online for EPFO SSA 2023 Exam will also be released in the notification. We will update the EPFO SSA Apply online link here after the release.

How to Apply Online for EPFO SSA Exam 2023?

  • Visit the EPFO official website or use the direct link and click on the option APPLY ONLINE FOR RECRUITMENT TO THE POST OF SSA-2023 IN EPFO."
  • Select the option "Click here for Registration" and register using your name, contact details and Email-id.
  • A Provisional Registration Number and Password will be sent to your email-id.
  • Fill in all the required details in the application form and click the FINAL SUBMIT BUTTON.
  • Upload Certificates/Documents, Photo & Signature as per the specifications.





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  • Click on the 'Payment' Tab and proceed with payment.

EPFO SSA Application Fee

The EPFO SSA application fee for various categories is mentioned in the table below.

SC/ST/PWD/ Departmental Candidates, Female Candidates & Economically Weaker Section₹ 250
Other Category₹ 500

EPFO SSA Exam Pattern

The selection of EPFO SSA will be based on the following stages:

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

EPFO SSA Exam Pattern 2023

EPFO SSA Exam Pattern 2023 include exam pattern for both prelims and mains examination.

EPFO SSA Prelims Exam Pattern


No. of Questions

Maximum Marks


English Language



20 minutes

Reasoning Ability



20 minutes

Numerical Aptitude



20 minutes




60 Minutes

Note: Negative Marking of 1/4th marks

EPFO SSA Mains Exam Pattern

Name of the Test (Objective Tests)

No. of Questions

Maximum Marks





35 minutes

General/Economy/Financial Awareness



20 minutes

English Language



30 minutes

Quantitative Aptitude



35 minutes

Descriptive Paper



45 Minutes




2 hours, 45 Minutes

Note: The marks obtained in the Main Exam will be considered for final selection. There is also a negative marking of 1/4th mark for every incorrect answer.

EPFO SSA Syllabus 2023

Check out the syllabus to prepare effectively for the exam. The EPFO SSA Syllabus and exam pattern hold the utmost importance for the EPFO SSA Recruitment 2023.

EPFO SSA Syllabus


English Language

Reading Comprehension

Error Correction

Spotting Error

Para Jumbles


Cloze Test

Reasoning Ability

Sitting Arrangement/Puzzles

Alphanumeric/ Number Series





Numerical Ability

Simplification/ Approximation

Number Series

Quadratic Equations

Data Sufficiency

Data Interpretation


EPFO SSA Admit Card 2023

Candidates can download the EPFO SSA Admit Card 2023, 15-20 days before the examination through the link shared. It will be available on the official website. Ensure you have a valid registration number and password to access the page.

Download EPFO SSA Admit Card 2023 (To be released soon)

Steps to Download EPFO SSA Recruitment 2023 Admit Card

Candidates can download the EPFO SSA Admit Card 2023 by following the below-mentioned steps.

  • Step 1: Candidates should visit the EPFO website.
  • Step 2: Candidates must look for and select the advertisement notification for "Admit card to the post-EPFO SSA-2023."
  • Step 3: Following their selection, the candidates must log in using their registration information on the login page that appears. Applicants must click login after providing accurate login information.
  • Step 4: The applicants can view their admit cards on the screen after logging in.
  • Step 5: Download and print the EPFO SSA admit card for future usage.

EPFO SSA Result 2023

The EPFO SSA result 2023 will be released after the successful conduction of the exam. The officials of EPFO have rolled out the region-wise EPFO SSA final Result 2019-20 on their official website. Below we have shared the complete PDF result of the candidates shortlisted for Phase III (Computer Data Entry Skill Test):

EPFO SSA Final Result 2019-20, Check Here


The EPFO SSA cutoff 2023 will be released after the examination. For reference, you can go through the EPFO SSA Prelims 2019 Cut off released officially by the authorities of EPFO:

Name of TestMaximum MarksMinimum Qualifying Marks for SC/ST/OBC/NCL/PwB/EX-SMMinimum Qualifying Marks for UR/EWS
English Language3010.50 (35%)12 (40%)
Reasoning Ability3512.25 (35%)14 (40%)
Numerical Aptitude3512.25 (35%)14 (40%)


  • The EPFO (Employees Provident Fund Organization) will be hiring qualified individuals for the position of Social Security Assistant. Many candidates view it as their ideal position. This year, it's expected that about 2000 vacancies be released.

  • Yes, there is a negative marking of 0.25 marks for every incorrect answer in both EPFO SSA exam. To qualify for Phase 2 of the EPFO SSA exam 2023, candidates must meet both the sectional and overall cut-off marks.

  • Analyse the syllabus, understand the exam pattern and make an effective study plan. Take guidance from the exam experts and complete the syllabus in such a manner that you have absolute conceptual clarity of all the important topics. Simultaneously, practice the EPFO mock test for regular improvement.

  • The age limit for EPFO SSA 2023 Exam general category is 18-27 years. The age relaxation provided for the EPFO SSA recruitment is as follows.

    • SC/ST: Upto 5 years
    • OBC-NCL: Upto 3 years
  • To download the EPFO SSA admit card, visit the EPFO official website and choose the “Miscellaneous Tab” and “Recruitment” Tabs. Find the admit card link for “SOCIAL SECURITY ASSISTANT in EPFO”. Enter your Registration Number/Roll Number and Password/Date of Birth to download the admit card.

  • The monthly EPFO SSA salary is 25,500 INR. The remuneration is paid in accordance with the seventh pay commission. Along with the basic salary, candidates are awarded various perks and allowances.

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