PFRDA Recruitment 2020: Exam Date Released For Assistant Manager

PFRDA Assistant Manager Recruitment 2020: The Pension Fund Regulatory & Development Authority have released the notification for the exam date which is going to be held on 8th November 2020 (tentatively). The candidates who have registered earlier for the post of Officer Grade ‘A’ (Assistant Manager) must be ready with their preparation. PRFDA had announced 5 vacancies for the post of Assistant Manager for which thousands of candidates have applied. The online registration was conducted from 16th June to 31st July 2020. As the date is officially annoounced by the authority, still in case this date is needed to be changed, we will update you likewise else you can visit PFRDA offical website at In this article we have cover exam dates, exam pattern, exam syllabus and eligibility criteria as released by PFRDA.

Overview of PFRDA 2020

Name of the organisation Pension Fund Regulatory And Development Authority (PFRDA)
Exam conducting body PFRDA
Post Officer Grade A (Assistant Manager)
Vacancies 05
Online registration 16/06/2020- 31/07/2020
Exam date 08/11/2020 (tentative)
Recruitment process Online Exam + GD & Interview
Official website 

Important PFRDA Exam Date

Activity Date
Online registration  16/06/2020
Last date to register 31/07/2020
Phase-I (Online Examination) 08/11/2020
Phase- II (GD & Interview) Yet to be notified

PFRDA Vacancy 2020

A total of 5 vacancies have been released by PFRDA for the post of Officer Grade A (Assistant Manager) out of which 3 posts are meant for General Stream and 2 are for Legal Stream candidates. For more details do visit their official website. 

PFRDA Assistant Professor Eligibility Criteria

Stream Educational Qualification
General Master’s Degree in any discipline, Bachelor’s Degree in Law,
Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering from a recognized University, CA, CFA, CS, CWA.
Legal Bachelor’s Degree in Law from a recognised University / Institute

PFRDA Assistant Manager Exam Pattern 2020

The exam pattern for PFRDA Assistant Manager recruitment exam has been published by PFRDA on their official website with the release of online application dates. Below is the detailed exam pattern for the exam. 

For General Stream: The exam will be conducted as an online exam which would hold MCQs and for each incorrect answer, the candidate will lose 1/4 marks.

Subject No of Questions Maximum Marks Time duration (minutes)
English Language 40 40 35
Reasoning 40 50 35
General Awareness + Financial
Sector Awareness
40 40 25
Computer Awareness 40 40 25
Quantitative Aptitude 30 30 30
Total 190 200 150

For Legal Stream: The candidate have to appear in online examination followed by a Descriptive test. The online exam will be of Objective type questions (deduction of 1/4th for every wrong answer) while Descriptive will be of Subjective type.  

Objective test:

Subject No of Questions Maximum Marks Time duration (minutes)
English Language 40 40 35
Reasoning 40 50 35
General Awareness +
Financial Sector Awareness
40 40 25
Computer Awareness  40 40 25
Quantitative Aptitude 30 30 30
Professional Knowledge 50 100 30
Total 240 300 180

Descriptive Test: The descriptive test will be consisiting Four (4) Legal case Studies (situation-based questions)- 40 marks (10 marks each). The time duration for this test is 30 minutes. The language for this test is English only. 

PFRDA Assistant Manager Syllabus 2020

Syllabus for Professional Knowledge Test of Phase-I for Legal Stream: 

PFRDA has released the syllabus for the Professional Knowledge Test of Phase – I Online Examination for Legal Stream at the official website, 

Download pdf; syllabus legal- professional knowledge

The detailed syllabus is as follows:

1. PFRDA Act, 2013,
2. IRDAI Act, 1999,
3. SEBI Act,
4. Constitution of India –Preamble, Part I, Part III, Part IV, Part IVA, Part V, Part VI, Part
VIII, Part IXA, Part IXB, Part XI, Part XII, Part XIII, Part XIV, Part XIVA, Part XX,
5. Law of Contracts –Indian Contract Act, 1872 (Chapters I to VI and VIII to X), Indian
Partnership Act, 1932, Specific Relief Act, 1963,
6. Criminal Law –Indian Penal Code, 1860 (Chapters I, II, III, IV, V, VA, VI, IX, XVII, XXI,
XXII, XXIII); Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973,
7. Law of Evidence –Indian Evidence Act, 1872,
8. Code of Civil Procedure, 1908 –Part I, Part II, Part III, Part IV, Part V, Part VII,
9. Administrative Law and Principles of Natural Justice,
10. Jurisprudence and Interpretation of Statutes,
11. Important Latin terms and maxims,
12.Law of Torts and Consumer Protection Act, 2019,
13. Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 –Part I, Part III, Part IV,
14. Transfer of Property Act, 1882 –Chapter III, Chapter IV, Chapter V,
15. Law of Trusts –Parties to a Trust Deed and Duties of Trustees,
16. Corporate Law –Companies Act, 2013 (Chapter I, Chapter II, Chapter III, Chapter IV, Chapter V, Chapter VII, Chapter VIII, Chapter IX, Chapter X, Chapter XI, Chapter XII, Chapter XIII, Chapter XV, Chapter XVI, Chapter XXVII, Chapter XXVIII, Chapter XXIX); Limited Liability Partnership Act, 2008; Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016 (Part I, Part II),
17. Taxation –General principles

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