This blog post encapsulates the important information contained in the above notification to help you apply for the same. In the subsequent blog article, I would give you the EPFO SSA exam pattern with sample papers and books
to help you prepare for the exam.
But at first, lets learn about Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) as an organisation.
What is Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation:
The Employees' Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) of India is one of the largest social security organisations in the world in terms of members and volume of financial transactions. It caters to the compulsory contributory pension and insurance schemes of the Govt. of India.
The total financial corpus managed by the EPFO is in excess of Rs. 2000 billion ($50 billion) and there are a total of about 40 million contributing and non contributing members in about 450,000 covered establishments.
More about EPFO can be found from this About us
page of the EPFO website.
EPFO SSA vacancies in 2012:
As per the EPFO recruitment notification, there are 1867 SSA vacancies.State-wise EPFO vacancies are given in page-1 & 2 of the recruitment notification. You can also find the break-up of the vacancies state-wise category-wise in the table at left.
Rs. 5,200-20,200 Grade Pay 2,400 (Pre-revised Scale 4,000-6,000)
Maintenance of Accounts and Compliance Records and Settlement of Claims; Preparation of Reports, Cash Books, R & P Accounts etc. and assisting functions of EDP and Administration.
EPFO SSA Eligibility :
Eligibilities required for Social Security Assistant (SSA) in EPFO are given below:
18 to 27 years as on 09.03.2012. (Relaxations as per Govt. rule)
Academic Qualifications (Essential):
a) Must possess the Degree of a recognized University or equivalent on the closing date of application.
b) Possessing a speed of at least 5000 Key depressions per hour for Data Entry Work.
Should possess a Computer Training Certificate from a recognized Institute.
EPFO SSA Exam 2012 Important Dates:
Dates for On-Line Registration of Applications : From 14.02.2012 to 09.03.2012
Date for Deposition of Application Fees : From 13.02.2012 to 08.03.2012
Date for Downloading of Call Letters : From 03.04.2012 to 15.04.2012
Date of EPFO written exam 2012: 15.04.2012 (Sunday)
EPFO SSA Online form 2012:
You can apply only online for EPFO SSA Recruitment 2012.
How to apply online for this recruitment is given very clearly in section: 5 "How to Apply" of the notification
You can click here to find the Online Application Form for EPFO SSA Recruitment 2012
The form would be displayed only in between 14.02.2012 to 09.03.2012.
EPFO SSA Exam 2012 call letters:
You have to download your call letter for EPFO SSA Exam 2012 from this website
. Date for downloading the call letter is from 03.04.2012 to 15.04.2012
Above information was reproduced from the EPFO recruitment notification to help you know about the EPFO vacancies and how to apply for the same. In my subsequent blog post, I would post information on EPFO SSA exam pattern, sample papers and books
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