EPFO SSA 2022: Exam Date, Apply Online, Notification

EPFO SSA 2022: Exam Date, Apply Online, Notification

ByAkash Mishra  |  Updated on: Mar 12, 2022
EPFO Social Security Assistant Exam is held by EPFO. All Graduates are eligible to apply for the examination. Moreover, read EPFO SSA 2021 Recruitment details such as exam date, vacancies, salary, apply online, fees, eligibility etc.
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EPFO SSA Exam Latest Updates

EPFO SSA Notification 2022 is released by the Employees Provident Fund Organization for the recruitment of eligible candidates for Social Security Assistant posts. We have provided the direct link to download EPFO SSA 2022 notification PDF below for your convenience.

EPFO SSA Notification 2022- Download PDF here

will be released on the official website in due time. EPFO releases the recruitment notification for the post of Social Security Assistant. With the release of EPFO SSA Final Result 2019, the recruitment for the year has been concluded for now.

Candidates, those who have successfully cracked the EPFO SSA Phase 2 2019-20 exam and appeared for the Phase 3 (Computer Data Entry Skill Test) can check the final result for EPFO SSA 2019 exam through the direct link provided below.

EPFO SSA Final Result 2019-20, Check Here!

Latest Updates:

  • EPFO SSA Notification 2022 PDF has been released.
  • EPFO SSA final result 2019-20 has been declared officially.
  • EPFO SSA Data entry skill test admit card 2019-20 is now available to download. Get the direct link here.
  • Direct link to enrol for EPFO SSA Phase III 2019-20 vacancies is now active till 30 Nov. 2020. Check notice here.
  • EPFO SSA Mains Result 2020 declared. Check Now. 

EPFO SSA Notification 2021

EPFO SSA recruitment 2021 notification will be released soon on the official site of the Employees' Provident Fund Organisation. Along with the EPFO SSA Notification 2021 pdf, total vacancy, exam details such as exam pattern, syllabus, application form details, and important dates will also be released.   

Refer to the EPFO SSA Recruitment 2019 Notification PDF Link for details.

EPFO SSA 2021 Exam Overview

Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) conducts the recruitment exam for the post of Social Security Assistants. The EPFO SSA Recruitment notification 2021 will be released soon. 

EPFO SSA Exam 2021Details
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 Exam Dates 2021

Check all the EPFO SSA Recruitment important exam dates below. It is essential to note all the EPFO SSA Recruitment important dates 2021 to avoid missing a deadline. 



EPFO SSA Apply Online begins 2021

to be announced 

EPFO SSA Last Date to Apply Online

to be announced 

EPFO SSA Admit Card Download Date 2021

to be announced 

EPFO SSA Exam Date 2021 (Prelims)

to be announced 

EPFO SSA Mains Exam Date 2021

to be announced 

EPFO SSA Mains Result 2021

to be announced 

Skill Test (Computer Data Entry Test)

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

EPFO SSA Vacancy, Salary 2021

Check details about the latest EPFO SSA vacancy 2021 and EPFO SSA salary for the post. 

EPFO SSA Vacancy 2021

The EPFO SSA total vacancy 2021 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 2021 are yet to be announced.

EPFO SSA Salary 2021

The EPFO SSA Salary 2021 is as per level- 4 of Pay Matrix (Civilian employees) (Gr.' C') of EPFO SSA with Entry Pay Rs 25,500/- under 7th Pay Commission). You will also receive various other salary components such as DA, HRA and Transport Allowance and other allowances. For more details, check out the details shared here on EPFO SSA Job Profile and Salary.

EPFO SSA Eligibility Criteria 2021

Candidates must check the EPFO SSA eligibility 2021 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 as 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 recognised university or equivalent
  • Speed of minimum 5000 key depressions per hour for Data Entry

EPFO SSA Apply Online 2021

The apply online link for the EPFO SSA will be available on the official website. The last date to apply online for EPFO SSA 2021 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 2021

  • Visit the EPFO official website or use the direct link mentioned here and click on the option APPLY ONLINE FOR RECRUITMENT TO THE POST OF SSA-2021 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 'Payment' Tab and proceed for payment.

EPFO SSA Application Fee

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

EPFO SSA Selection Process, Exam Pattern 2021

Check the EPFO SSA selection process and detailed exam pattern below.

EPFO SSA Selection Process 

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 2021

EPFO SSA Exam Pattern 2021 include exam pattern for both prelims and mains examination. 

EPFO SSA Prelims Exam Pattern


No. of





English Language



20 minutes

Reasoning Ability



20 minutes

Numerical Aptitude



20 minutes




60 Minutes

Note: Negative Marking of 1/4th marks

EPFO SSA Main Exam Pattern

Name of the Test

(Objective Tests)

No. of








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 marks for every incorrect answer.

Syllabus of EPFO SSA Exam 2021

Below you can go through the topics going to be asked in the EPFO SSA 2021 exam. 



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

Read the complete EPFO SSA Syllabus 2021 here. 

How to prepare for EPFO SSA Exam 2021?

Utilise the below-mentioned preparation strategies and resources for your exam preparation. 

Also Read: EPFO SSA Exam 2021: Best Preparation Strategy

EPFO SSA Mock Test 2021

Along with the completion of syllabus and revision, candidates should start practice with EPFO mock test 2021 free. At BYJU'S Exam Prep, you can attempt combo and Prelims test series packages in both Hindi and English. 

EPFO SSA Admit Card, Cutoff, Result 2021

Below mentioned are all the details regarding the admit card for the EPFO SSA exam. Also, check the previous year's EPFO SSA cutoff and result updates. 

EPFO SSA Admit Card

You can download the EPFO SSA Prelims Admit Card 2021 and EPFO SSA Main Admit Card 2021 through the link shared above. It will be available on the official website. Make sure you have a valid registration number and password to access the page.

We will mention the EPFO SSA Admit Card download link after the release.


Below 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%)

EPFO SSA Result 

The officials of EPFO has 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

Earlier, EPFO rolled out the PDF containing the list of selected candidates along with the Cut off from the EPFO SSA Prelims 2019 exam.


  • Yes, there is sectional cutoff in EPFO SSA recruitment exam.

  • To download the EPFO SSA admit card, visit the EPFO official website and choose the “Miscellaneous Tab” and “Recruitment” Tab. 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.

  • Yes, there is a negative marking of 0.25 marks for every incorrect answer in both EPFO SSA Prelims Exam and EPFO SSA Mains Exam.

  • SSA in EPFO stands for social security assistant. To apply for EPFO SSA 2021 examination, check the latest notification updates, exam dates and more

  • 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 Exam general category is 18-27 years.

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