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EPFO Social Security Assistant Recruitment 2019 | Check Notification

EPFO Social Security Assistant Recruitment 2019

Employees provident fund organization(EPFO) has released the notification for Social Security Assistant in different regions. It is another golden opportunity for all job seekers. below are the some frequently asked question about EPFO social security official notification 2019.

What are the posts available on this recruitment project?
The post which will be available is Social security Assistant by EPFO

When Will be the exam conducted?
The  Preliminary examination(phase-1) will be conducted on two days, 31st August and 1st September 2019
The tentative date for the mains exam(phase-II) will be announced by EPFO soon.

How many vacancies are there?
There is a total of 2189 vacancies.

Is there any provision of EWS category?
Yes, there is a separate provision for EWS category. Refer to the official notification for details.

When will registration start for the first phase?
Registration will start from 27th June 2019 (17:00 hrs) 

What is the last date to apply for this post?
Last date to apply for this post if 21st July 2019 (17:00 hrs) 

What is the selection procedure for this recruitment?
The selection procedure will be a three-tiered process
Phase-I- Preliminary Exam(Objective)
Phase-II- Main Exam (Objective)
Phase-III- Computer skill test(computer data entry test)

Will the exam be conducted Online or Offline(OMR SHEETS)
The exam will be conducted Online In all the Phases.

What is the age criteria to apply in this Common written exam?
Minimum age- 18 years
Maximum age- 27 years as on 21st July 2019

What is the qualification needed to apply for this EPFO recruitment?
1-A degree from recognized university or equivalent as on 21st July 2019
2-Possessing a speed of at least 5000 key depression per hours for Data Entry Work.

What is the application fee for EPFO Recruitment?
Unreserved category- RS 500/-
A refundable fee of RS 250 for SC/ST/PWBD/ Female candidates and EX serviceman only will be charged.

What is the structure of the exam?

Structure of exam for EPFO-

Phase I - Preliminary Examination

S. No.Name of the Test (Objective
No. of
1.English Language303020 minutesEnglish
2.Reasoning Ability353520 minutesBilingual
3.Numerical Aptitude353520 minutesBilingual

Note: The First phase of this exam is qualifying in nature. Marks of this test will not be added in the final merit list.

Phase II - Main Examination 

S. No.Name of the Test (Objective
No. of
1.Reasoning/ Intelligence406035 minutesBilingual
2.General/ Economy/
Financial Awareness
404020 minutesBilingual
3.English Language304030 minutesEnglish
4.Quantitative Aptitude406035 minutesBilingual
TOTAL1502002 hours
5.Descriptive Paper (English
Language with emphasis
on comprehension and
3045 minutesEnglish
GRAND TOTAL1532302 hours 45

Note: Marks obtained in the Second phase will be considered for selection.

Is there any negative marking in the exam?
For each wrong answer, there will be a negative marking of one-fourth of the mark assigned to that question. 

Note: Descriptive paper will be completely online, i.e. the questions will be displayed on the screen and the candidates will have to type the answers using a keyboard. The descriptive paper will be conducted online immediately after completion of an online objective test of Phase-II Main Examination.

What is the salary of EPFO social security Assistant 2019?
Level- 4 of Pay Matrix (Civilian employees) (Gr. ’C’) with Entry Pay Rs 25,500/- under 7th Pay Commission).
In addition to Pay, they will also be eligible allowances as per rules in force from time to

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