EPFO Recruitment 2023 for 2859 SSA & Stenographer Vacancies

EPFO Recruitment 2023 for 2859 SSA & Stenographer Vacancies


EPFO SSA & Stenographer Job Notification 2023 | EPFO SSA & Stenographer Recruitment 2023 | EPFO SSA & Stenographer 2023 Online Application at http://recruitment.nta.nic.in/- EPFO invites Online applications for the recruitment of 2859 Social Security Assistant SSA , Stenographer Posts.  This Online facility will be available in the Official website at http://recruitment.nta.nic.in/ from 27.03.2023 to 26.04.2023.


EPFO Recruitment 2023

Organization Name Employee’s Provident Fund Organization
Job Category Central Government Jobs
Notification No A-12024/3/2021-EXAM/188


Employment Type Regular Basis
Total No. of Vacancies 2859 Social Security Assistant (SSA) (Group C) , Stenographer (Group C) Posts
Place of Posting Anywhere in India
Starting Date 27.03.2023
Last Date 26.04.2023
Apply Mode Online
Official Website http://recruitment.nta.nic.in/



2859 Vacancies

Post Name:

S No Name of Posts No. of Posts
1 Social Security Assistant (SSA) (Group C) 2674
2 Stenographer (Group C) 185
Total 2859


The Detailed Vacancies Position in the Cadre of SSA as Under:-

Region State/Union Territory covered under the Region No. of Posts
Andhra Pradesh Region Andhra Pradesh 39
Bihar Region Bihar 35
Chhattisgarh Region Chhattisgarh 42
Delhi Region Delhi 120
Gujarat Region Gujarat, Dadra & Nagar Haveli, Daman & Diu 197
Goa Region Goa 15
Himachal Pradesh Region Himachal Pradesh 32
Haryana Region Haryana 109
Jharkhand Region Jharkhand 66
Karnataka Region Karnataka 204
Kerala Region Kerala, Lakshadweep 115
Maharashtra Region Maharashtra 422
Madhya Pradesh Region Madhya Pradesh 100
North East Region Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Nagaland, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Tripura 58
Odisha Region Odisha 53
Punjab Region Punjab & Chandigarh 120
Rajasthan Region Rajasthan 59
Tamil Nadu Region Tamilnadu & Puducherry 416
Telangana Region Telangana 116
Uttarkhand Region Uttarkhand 12
Uttar Pradesh Region Uttar Pradesh 124
West Bengal Region West Bengal & Sikkim, Andaman Nicobar Island 220
Total 2674


Educational Qualification:

1.       Social Security Assistant (SSA) (Group-c)-


– Must Possess the Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized university as on the closing date for online registration of application.

– A typing speed of 35 words per minute in English or 30 words per minute in Hindi on 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 of Data Entry Work. Time allowed Ten minutes.

– Those awaiting results of the final examination of the prescribed Essential qualification SHOULD NOT APPPLY.

– Recognized University means (i) a University incorporated by an Act of Parliament or an Act of State Legislature in India or (ii) an educational institute established by an Act of Parliament or declared to be a deemed university under section 3 of the University Grants Commission Act, 1956 (3 of 1956)

2.       Stenographer (Group C) –

–          The candidate must 12th class pass from a recognized Board



Age Limit:

1.       Social Security Assistant (SSA)(Group- C)– Between 18 to 27 Years
2.       Stenographer (Group-C)- Between 18 to 27 Years


Age Relaxation:

  1. SC/ST up to 5 years
  2. OBC-NCL up to 3 years
  • The upper age limit is relaxable for Government Servants’ up to forty years in accord the instructions or orders issued by the Central Government. As per the instructions Govt. of India in the prescribed format in support of claim (Annexure VIII).


Category Relaxation in upper age limit
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 shall be allowed to 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 for which he/she is seeking appointment 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)

Category Relaxation in upper age limit
PwBD+General 10 years
PwBD+OBC-NCL 13 years
PwBD+SC/ST 15 years


Salary Details:

1.       Social Security Assistant (SSA)(Group- C)- Level- 5 in the Pay Matrix (Rs.29200-92300)
2.       Stenographer (Group-C)- Level-4 in the Pay Matrix (Rs. 25500-81100)



Selection Process:

1.       Social Security Assistant (SSA) (Group C)

a.       Computer Based Examination (Phase-I)

b.      Computer Typing Test (Phase-II) (Computer Data Entry Test)

2.       Stenographer (Group C)

a.       Computer Based Examination (Phase – I )


b.      Skill Test in Stenography (Phase-II)

Exam Center in Tamil Nadu: Chennai, Coimbatore, Madurai

 Phase I – Examination:

S.No Name of the Test

(Objective Tests)

No. Of Questions Max Marks Duration
1. General Aptitude 30 120 2 Hours and 30 Minutes ( 150 Minutes)
2. General Knowledge / General Awareness 30 120
3. Quantitative Ability 30 120
4. General English with Comprehension 50 200
5. Computer Literacy 10 40
Total 150 600



  1. Each question shall have 4 marks each.
  2. The marks obtained in Phase-I will be considered for final selection on merit.
  3. For each wrong answer, there will be a negative marking of one fourth of the mark assigned to that question.
  4. English comprehension shall be objective.
  5. Total marks 600
  6. The Candidates will be shortlisted for Phase-II in the ratio of 1:10 i.e. about 10 times the number of vacancies in each category on the basis of their performance in Phase-I.
  7. If the examination is held in more than one session, the scores across various sessions will be equated following standard practice to adjust for slight differences in difficulty level of different test batteries used across sessions.

Phase II – Computer Skill Test (Computer Data Entry 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 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 Skill Test will have to appear for a skill test.

NOTE: Computer Skill Test will be qualifying in nature.  Marks obtained will not be reckoned for merit ranking.

Qualifying Marks: Qualifying Marks in Phase-I (Main Exam.) will be decided as per discretion of EPFO

Process for Arriving at Scores:  If the examination is held in more than one session, the process of moderation will follow to ensure faireness.

Note: Cut-offs are applied in two stages: on scores in individual tests and on Total Score.


Application Fee/Examination Fee:

SC/ST/PwBD/Female Candidate/Ex-Servicemen-NIL
All Other Categories – Rs.700/-
Mode of Payment: Net Banking, Debit Cards, Credit Cards & Unified Payment Interface (UPI)


How to Apply:

Candidate(s) fulfilling all the above clearly laid down criteria will have to apply online only through the link on the EPFO website in the careers webpage under current opening section i.e.http://recruitment.nta.nic.in/ from 27.03.2023 to 26.04.2023. No other mode of application will be accepted.



Important Dates:

Starting Date for Submission of Application 27.03.2023
Last Date for Submission of Application 26.04.2023


Notification & Application Link:

EPFO Official Website Career Page CLICK HERE
EPFO SSA Official Notification PDF CLICK HERE
EPFO Stenographer Official Notification PDF CLICK HERE
Starting Date for Submission of Application : 27.03.2023
EPFO Online Application Form CLICK HERE


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