EPFO SSA Recruitment 2023, 2859 Posts, Exam Pattern & Syllabus, Answer Key Link

EPFO SSA Recruitment 2023: Employees Provident Fund Organization (EPFO) has released official notification for recruitment of 2859 Vacancies of Social Security Assistants (SSA) and Stenographers. Interested candidates can apply online for the EPFO SSA Recruitment Starting from March 27, 2023 on official website www.epfindia.gov.in. All the information related to NTA EPFO SSA Vacancy 2023 are given in article.

EPFO SSA Recruitment 2023
EPFO SSA Recruitment 2023

EPFO SSA Recruitment 2023 Important Overview

OrganizationEmployees Provident Fund Organization
Post NameSocial Security Assistant
Application ProcedureOnline
Job LocationAll India
CategoryGovernment Job
EPFO SSA Recruitment 2023 Apply Start27 March 2023
EPFO SSA Recruitment 2023 Apply Last Date26 April 2023
Official Websiteepfindia.gov.in
For Latest Govt. Jobs Updates Join our Telegram GroupTelegram Group

EPFO SSA Recruitment 2023 Important Dates

Apply StartMarch 27, 2023
Last Date to ApplyApril 26, 2023
EPFO SSA Exam Date18, 21, 22, 23 August 2023

EPFO SSA Recruitment 2023 Post and Vacancies

  • Social Security Assistant (SSA): 2674 vacancies (subject to change)
  • Stenographer: 185

EPFO SSA Recruitment 2023 Examination Fee

  • For SC/ST/PWBD/Female: Nil
  • For all Other Categories: Rs. 700/-

EPFO SSA Recruitment 2023 Education Qualification

  • Social Security Assistant (SSA): Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized University and a typing speed of 35 words per minute in English or 30 words per minute in Hindi on computer
  • Stenographer: 12th class pass from a recognized Board and Skill Test norms: Dictation- Ten minutes at the rate of eighty words per minute, Transcription- Fifty minutes (English) or Sixty-five minutes (Hindi) (Only on computer)

EPFO SSA Recruitment 2023 Age Limit

Between 18 to 27 years as on Closing Date of Online Application form with Age relaxation as

Age Relaxation Details:

  • SC/ST: Up to 5 years
  • OBC-NCL: Up to 3 years
  • General: Up to 40 years of age
  • SC/ST: Up to 45 years of age
  • OBC-NCL: Up to 43 years of age
  • Government servants: Up to 40 years of age (in accordance with instructions or orders issued by the Central Government)


  • 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)
  • An ex-serviceman can deduct the period of actual military service from his/her actual age, and if the resultant age does not exceed the maximum age limit prescribed for the post by more than three years after the above relaxations, he/she shall be deemed to satisfy the condition regarding age limit.

Persons with Benchmark Disability (PwBD):

  • PwBD + General: 10 years
  • PwBD + OBC-NCL: 13 years
  • PwBD + SC/ST: 15 years

EPFO SSA Recruitment 2023 Scale of Pay

  • Social Security Assistant (SSA): Level-5 in the Pay Matrix (Rs. 29,200-92,300)
  • Stenographer: Level-4 in the Pay Matrix (Rs. 25,500-81,100)

EPFO SSA Recruitment 2023 Selection Process

The selection process for the EPFO SSA Recruitment 2023 includes the multiple stages.

  • Computer-Based Test (Phase-I)
  • Skill test (Phase-II)
  • Computer Data Entry Test

EPFO SSA Exam Pattern 2023

  • EPFO SSA 2023 prelims examination comprises 150 questions for 4 marks each.
  • The total time duration prelim exam is 2 hour 30 minutes (150 Minutes).
  • There will be a negative marking of 1/4 mark for each incorrect answer.
SubjectNumber of QuestionsMarks per QuestionTotal MarksNegative Marking
General Aptitude5042001/4
General Knowledge/General Awareness3041201/4
Quantitative Ability3041201/4
Computer Literacy104401/4
General English with Comprehension204801/4

EPFO SSA Skill Test 2023

  • EPFO SSA Skill test is qualifying in nature, and the marks obtained in the skill test will not be considered for the merit list.
  • Candidates qualified in the CBT examination will be called for the skill test.
  • The skill test evaluates the accuracy and speed of the candidate in data entry work.
  • Typing speed required is 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) and 9000 KDPH, respectively, with an average of 5 key depressions for each word in Data Entry Work.

EPFO Stenographer Exam Pattern 2023

  • The question paper will be of Objective Type Multiple Choice only.
  • The questions will be set both in English and Hindi, except for part-III, which is English Language and Comprehension.
  • There shall be a negative marking of one-fourth marks for each incorrect answer.
  • Each correct answer carries 4 marks.
SubjectNo. of QuestionsMaximum MarksTotal Duration
General Aptitude502002 Hours 10 minutes
General Awareness [includes Computer Awareness]50200
English Language and Comprehension100400

EPFO Steno Skill Test 2023

  • Dictation: 10 minutes at the rate of 80 words per minute. (Dictation will be computer based)
  • Transcription: Fifty minutes (English) / Sixty-five minutes (Hindi). (Only on the computer)

EPFO SSA Syllabus 2023

The EPFO SSA Syllabus 2023 for the upcoming exam consists of the following subjects: General Aptitude, General Knowledge/ General Awareness, Quantitative Ability, Computer Literacy,  and General English with Comprehension.

EPFO SSA Syllabus 2023: General English

  • Spot the Error
  • Fill in the Blanks
  • Synonyms/Homonyms
  • Antonyms
  • Spellings/Detecting mis-spelt words
  • Idioms & Phrases
  • One word substitution
  • Improvement of Sentences
  • Active/Passive Voice of Verbs
  • Conversion into Direct/ Indirect narration
  • Active-Passive Voice
  • Shuffling of Sentence parts
  • Shuffling of Sentences in a Passage
  • Cloze Passage
  • Comprehension Passage

EPFO SSA Syllabus 2023: General Aptitude

  • Semantic Classification
  • Venn Diagrams
  • Symbolic/Number Classification
  • Drawing Inferences
  • Semantic Analogy
  • Symbolic Operations
  • Symbolic/Number Analogy
  • Trends
  • Figural Analogy
  • Space Orientation
  • Figural Classification
  • Punched Hole/Pattern Folding & Unfolding
  • Semantic Series
  • Figural Pattern-Folding and Completion
  • Number Series
  • Embedded Figures
  • Figural Series
  • Critical Thinking
  • Problem-Solving
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Word Building
  • Social Intelligence
  • Coding and Decoding
  • Numerical Operations

EPFO SSA Syllabus 2023: Computer Literacy

  • Computer Basics
  • Organization of a computer
  • PORTs
  • Central Processing Unit (CPU)
  • Input/output devices
  • Memory organization
  • Computer memory
  • Keyboard shortcuts
  • Back-up devices
  • Windows Explorer
  • Windows Operating System including basics of Microsoft Office like MS Word, MS Excel, and PowerPoint, etc.
  • Working with the Internet and e-mails
  • Web Browsing & Searching
  • Downloading & Uploading
  • Managing an E-mail Account
  • e-Banking
  • Basics of networking and cyber security
  • Networking devices and protocols
  • Network and information security threats (like hacking, virus, worms, Trojans, etc.) and preventive measures.

EPFO SSA Syllabus 2023: Quantitative Ability

  • Number Systems
  • Ratio and Proportion
  • Mixture & Alligation
  • Averages
  • Interest
  • Profit and Loss
  • Computation of Whole Numbers
  • Fundamental arithmetical operations
  • Percentages
  • Discount
  • Use of Tables and Graphs
  • Mensuration
  • Time and Distance
  • Time and Work
  • Ratio and Time
  • Decimals and Fractions and the relationship between Numbers

EPFO SSA Syllabus 2023: General Knowledge/ General Awareness

  • Indian History
  • Indian Geography
  • Economics
  • General Science
  • Environment and its Application to the society
  • Current events relating to India and its neighbouring 23 countries especially pertaining to Sports, History, Culture, Geography, Economic scene
  • General Polity including Indian Constitution, Scientific Research, etc.

How to apply for EPFO Recruitment 2023

  1. Visit the official website of EPFO Recruitment 2023.
  2. Click on the “Career” tab on the home page.
  3. Look for the latest EPFO recruitment notification and click on the “EPFO Apply Online 2023’ link.
  4. Fill in the required details in the EPFO Online Application Form, such as personal details, educational qualifications, work experience, etc.
  5. Upload your scanned photograph and signature as per the prescribed format and size.
  6. Pay the application fee, if applicable, using the online payment gateway.
  7. Verify all the details and submit the EPFO Apply Online 2023 Form.
  8. Take a printout of the EPFO SSA Recruitment 2023 Application form for future reference.

EPFO Stenographer Admit Card Download

EPFO Stenographer Recruitment 2023 Admit Card LinkAdmit Card

EPFO Stenographer Answer Key Direct Link

EPFO SSA Answer Key 2023 Direct Link

EPFO SSA Recruitment 2023 Important Links

For Govt. Jobs Updates Join our Telegram GroupTelegram Group
EPFO SSA Exam City Intimation Notice (dated 11.8.2023)Notice
EPFO SSA Exam City Intimation LinkExam City Link
EPFO SSA and Steno Exam Date Notice (dated 4.7.2023)Exam Date
EPFO SSA Recruitment 2023 Notification PDF (SSA)Notification
EPFO Steno Recruitment 2023 Notification PDF (Steno)Notification
EPFO SSA Recruitment 2023 Apply Online (SSA)SSA Apply
EPFO Steno Recruitment 2023 Apply Online (Steno)Steno Apply
EPFO SSA and Steno Recruitment PortalNTA Portal
EPFO Official WebsiteEPFO
Check More Govt. JobsGovjobyojana.com

Check More Government Jobs:

UPSC EPFO Recruitment 2023

Chandigarh Junior Auditor Recruitment

EPFO SSA Recruitment 2023 FAQ

What is the scale of pay for EPFO Stenographer?

The scale of pay for the post of Social Security Assistant (SSA) is Level-5 in the Pay Matrix (Rs. 29,200-92,300).

What is the qualification for the EPFO Social Security Assistant (SSA)?

The qualification for the post of Social Security Assistant (SSA) is a Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized University.

What is the age limit for the EPFO SSA Recruitment?

The age limit for the EPFO SSA is between 18-27 years as on closing date (Age relaxation as per rules).

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Scroll to Top