NTA EPFO Social Security Assistant SSA Recruitment 2023 Stenographer, SSA Score Card 2024 for 2859 Post, Syllabus Download

Name of Post: NTA EPFO Social Security Assistant SSA Recruitment 2023 Stenographer, SSA Score Card 2024 for 2859 Post, Syllabus Download

Post Date / Update: 27 February 2024

Short Information : National Testing Agency NTA & Employees Provident Fund Organization EPFO has released the Social Security Assistant SSA & Stenographer recruitment advertisement for 2859 posts. Those candidates Enrolled with Vacancy Can Download the Exam Result with Score Card. Read the notification for recruitment eligibility, post information, selection procedure, age limit, pay scale and all other information.

EPFO SSA Exam Pattern 2024 – Check New Exam Pattern Here

The EPFO SSA Exam pattern has been modified. Given below are key highlights of the new exam pattern for EPFO SSA:

  • According to the revised EPFO SSA exam pattern, there will only be a single online examination, which will be followed by a skill test.
  • The Mains examination, which included descriptive questions has been scrapped.
  • Now, the candidates will only have to appear for the objective-type online exam to qualify for the skill test.
  • Sectional timing for the online examination has been removed.
  • The merit list will be prepared based on the marks scored by the candidates in the online test only. The skill test will be qualifying in nature.

Check the detailed EPFO SSA Exam Pattern for the online examination below.

EPFO SSA Exam Pattern for Online Test – Check Major Changes

According to the changed EPFO SSA Exam Pattern, the Phase I exam will be an online, objective-type test. Details of the same are given below:

  • A total of 150 questions will be asked.
  • Each question will carry 4 marks.
  • 1/4 mark will be deducted for each wrong answer.
  • Computer Literacy subject has been added to the syllabus. 10 questions will be asked from the same.
  • The exam duration will be 150 minutes, with no sectional timing.
EPFO SSA Exam Pattern 2024
SubjectNumber of QuestionsNumber of Marks
General Aptitude30120
General Knowledge/ General Awareness30120
Quantitative Ability30120
General English with Comprehension50200
Computer Literacy1040

EPFO SSA Exam Pattern for Skill Test

The Skill Test will be a qualifying test. It will assess a candidate’s speed and accuracy for Data Entry Work based on the following criteria:

  • Typing speed: 35 words per minute in English or 30 words per minute in Hindi on the computer
  • 10500 Key Depression Per Hour (KDPH) / 9000 KDPH on an average of 5 key depressions for each word for Data Entry Work

EPFO SSA Syllabus 2024The subjects included in the latest EPFO SSA syllabus are mentioned below:

  • General Aptitude
  • General Knowledge/ General Awareness
  • Quantitative Ability
  • General English with Comprehension
  • Computer Literacy

EPFO SSA General Aptitude Syllabus

The syllabus for General Aptitude will include the following topics:

EPFO SSA Reasoning Ability Syllabus
PuzzlesInput and output
Order and RankingAlphanumeric Symbol series
Coding and DecodingData Sufficiency
Number SeriesSyllogism
Logical ReasoningSeating Arrangements
InequalitiesDirection Sense

EPFO SSA English Language Syllabus

The syllabus for English Language will include the following topics:

EPFO SSA English Language Syllabus
Reading ComprehensionsPara jumbles
Error SpottingCloze Test
FillersError correction

EPFO SSA Quantitative Ability Syllabus

The indicative EPFO SSA syllabus for the Quantitative Ability section is as follows:

EPFO SSA Numerical Ability Syllabus
Simplification and approximationsRatios
Time and WorkDistance and Direction
Quadratic EquationsArithmetic Questions
Data SufficiencyData Interpretation

EPFO SSA General Knowledge/ General Awareness Syllabus

Check the topics included in the EPFO SSA Syllabus for General Awareness & General Knowledge.

EPFO SSA General Awareness Syllabus
History, Geography of IndiaSocio-economic policy development
Knowledge of Important dates and eventsFinancial Policies in India
Indian EconomySports
ScienceCurrent affairs and Politics in India
Fundamentals of ComputerOther Related Topics

EPFO SSA Computer Literacy Syllabus

The EPFO SSA Syllabus for Computer Literacy will comprise the following topics:

EPFO SSA Computer Literacy Syllabus
EmailBasics of MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint
Computer AbbreviationsSocial Media & Internet
Operating SystemsLatest Trends and Developments in IT
Input & Output DevicesComputer Networks
SoftwaresComputer Shortcuts

EPFO SSA Recruitment 2024 Overview

Check important highlights of the EPFO Social Security Assistant Notification from the table below.

EPFO SSA Notification 2024 Overview
Name of OrganizationNational Testing Agency (NTA)
Offered PostEPFO SSA(Social Security Assistant)
Exam Cycle20232024
Total vacancies2674To be announced
EPFO SSA Application Dates27th March 2023 – 26th April 2023To be announced
EPFO SSA Prelims Date18th, 21st, 22nd and 23rd August 2023To be announced
EPFO SSA ResultPrelims: 19th October 2023 Skill Test: 19th November 2023To be announced
Apply ModeOnline
Job LocationPan India
Type of EmploymentCentral Government Job
Official Web PortalEPFO India
Selection ProcedurePhase 1: Computer-Based Test Phase 2: Computer Typing Test, Computer Data Entry Test
CategoryBank Clerk Jobs

EPFO SSA Latest Updates

17th February 2024: EPFO SSA Answer Key Out

The EPFO SSA Answer Key has been released. This is the final answer key for the CBT held on 18th, 21st, 22nd, and 23rd August 2023.

12th February 2024: EPFO SSA Scorecard Out!

National Testing Agency has released the scorecard for the EPFO SSA exam. Candidates can download their scorecard from the official website.

EPFO SSA Vacancy 2024

EPFO SSA Vacancy 2024 will be out soon. A total of 2674 vacancies were announced for the post of EPFO Social Security Assistant Notification 2023. Check the category-wise EPFO SSA vacancy distribution below.

EPFO SSA Vacancy 2023
RegionState/Union Territory covered under the RegionCategory-wise VacanciesTotal
Andhra Pradesh RegionAndhra Pradesh80719539
Bihar RegionBihar20802535
Chhattisgarh RegionChhattisgarh123071142
Delhi RegionDelhi287164425120
Gujarat RegionGujarat, Dadra & Nagar Haveli, Daman & Diu054039104197
Goa RegionGoa0573015
Himachal Pradesh RegionHimachal Pradesh61232032
Haryana RegionHaryana250232239109
Jharkhand RegionJharkhand1033032066
Karnataka RegionKarnataka4110427239204
Kerala RegionKerala, Lakshadweep122191171115
Maharashtra RegionMaharashtra04411784177422
Madhya Pradesh RegionMadhya Pradesh193801825100
North East RegionArunachal Pradesh, Assam, Nagaland, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Tripura13016111858
Odisha RegionOdisha711043153
Punjab RegionPunjab & Chandigarh350281245120
Rajasthan RegionRajasthan9412171759
Tamilnadu RegionTamilnadu & Puducherry37917441155416
Telangana RegionTelangana206363321116
Uttrakhand RegionUttrakhand5011512
Uttar Pradesh RegionUttar Pradesh21062572124
West Bengal RegionWest Bengal & Sikkim, Andaman Nicobar Island602606074220

EPFO SSA Application Form

The applications for the post of EPFO Social Security Assistant Must be submitted online. The application dates for 2024 will be announced soon. The steps to apply for EPFO SSA Recruitment 2024 are as follows:

Step 1: Click the following link, you will be redirected to the official website of EPFO.

Step 2: Go to the careers and click on the application link.

Step 3: A new screen will be opened, choose the tab “Click Here for Registration”.

Step 4: Enter the details like name, contact details, and email address in the EPFO SSA Application Form and click on submit.

Step 5: A provisional registration ID and Password will be sent to your email address.

Step 6: The candidate has to log in with Registration ID and Password and enter the complete details like Name, father’s name, Address, Date of birth, etc;

Step 7: Candidates are required to attach all the required documents like SSC mark sheets, category certificate for reserved candidates, PwD certificate for PwD candidates.

Step 8: Attach the photographs and signature (not more than the 3-month-old photo is allowed). You can use the Photocropping tool for the same. Step 9: Candidates has to verify all the details before clicking in “Final Submit”

Step 10: No changes are entertained once the candidate clicks on the “Final Submit button”.

Step 11:Validate your details by clicking on “Validate your Details”.

Step 12: Modify the details if required and click on “Final Submit”.

Step 13: You will be redirected to the payment page, pay the required amount to attend the examination.

Step 14: Congratulations! You have successfully registered for the examination.

EPFO SSA Application Fee 2024

The EPFO SSA application fee varies depending on the category of the candidate. For general and OBC candidates, the EPFO SSA Application fee is higher than for SC/ST/PWD and female candidates. The fee can be paid online through various modes, such as credit/debit card, net banking, or UPI. It is essential to note that the EPFO SSA application fee is non-refundable and must be paid before the last date of application. Candidates are advised to keep a record of the fee payment, such as a receipt or transaction ID, for future reference.

CategoryEPFO SSA Application Fee
SC/ST/PWD/Female Candidate/Ex-ServicemanNo fee
All other categoriesINR 700/-

EPFO SSA Eligibility Criteria 2024

Candidates applying for the EPFO SSA Recruitment 2024 must fulfil the eligibility requirements in terms of age, qualification, experience, etc. Check the detailed EPFO SSA Eligibility Criteria below.

EPFO SSA Age Limit

The age of the candidatesapplying for the post must be within the EPFO SSA age limit.

  • Minimum age requirement: 18 years.
  • Maximum age requirement: 27 years.

Age Relaxation

The relaxation in the upper age limit allowed for reserved category candidates is as mentioned below.

CategoryAge Relaxation
SC/ST5 years
OBC3 Years
Employees of Central Government
  • General Candidates-13 years
  • SC/ST Candidates-18 Years
  • OBC Candidates-16 years
  • General Candidates-3 years
  • SC/ST Candidates-8 Years
  • OBC Candidates-6 years
PWD Candidates
  • General Candidates-10 years
  • SC/ST Candidates-15 Years
  • OBC Candidates-13 years

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