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Social Security Assistant (Direct Recruitment)

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Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation
(Ministry of Labour & Employment, Govt. of India)
Bhavishya Nidhi Bhawan, 
14-Bhikaji Cama Place, 
New Delhi-110066

Highlights of the advertisement are given below, for complete details visit

Online Registration of Application 27th June, 2019 (17:00 hrs) to 21st July, 2019 (17:00 hrs



1. Social Security Assistant (Direct Recruitment) 
No. of posts: 37 for Visually Impaired
State/Union Territory wise posts: Andhra Pradesh: 01, Bihar: 01, Chattisgarh: 01, Delhi: 05, Gujarat, Dadra & Nagar Haveli, Daman & Diu: 01, Goa: 01, Himachal Pradesh: 02, Haryana: 05, Karnataka: 02, Maharashtra: 06, Madhya Pradesh: 01, Odissa: 02, Punjab & Chandigarh: 02, Rajasthan: 01, Telangana: 02,
Uttarakhand: 01, Uttar Pradesh: 03

Scale of Pay: 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 time.

AGE LIMIT: 18-27 years

HOW TO APPLY: Candidates to go to the EPFO website or click on the option "APPLY ONLINE FOR RECRUITMENT TO THE POST OF SSA-2019 IN EPFO" which will open a new screen.

(i) Before applying online, candidates should scan their:
- photograph (4.5cm × 3.5cm)
- signature (with black ink)
- left hand thumb impression (on white paper with black or blue ink)
- a hand written declaration (on a white paper with black ink) (text given
below) ensuring that all these scanned documents adhere to the required specifications as given in this Para.
(ii) Signature in CAPITAL LETTERS will NOT be accepted.

Photograph Image:
- Photograph must be a recent passport size colour picture.
- Make sure that the picture is in colour, taken against a light-coloured, preferably
white, background.
- Look straight at the camera with a relaxed face.
- If you have to use flash, ensure there's no "red-eye".
- If you wear glasses make sure that there are no reflections and your eyes can be
clearly seen.
- Caps, hats and dark glasses are not acceptable. Religious headwear is allowed
but it must not cover your face.
- Dimensions 200 x 230 pixels (preferred).
- Size of file should be between 20kb–50 kb.
- Ensure that the size of the scanned image is not more than50kb. If the size of the file is more than 50 kb, then adjust the settings of the scanner such as the DPI resolution, no. of colours etc., during the process of
- If the photo is not uploaded at the place of Photo then the Admission for Examination will be rejected / denied. Candidate herself /himself will be responsible for the same.
- Candidate should also ensure that photo is uploaded at the place of photo and signature at the place of signature. If photo in place of photo and signature in place of signature is not uploaded properly, candidate will not be allowed to appear for the exam.
- Candidate must ensure that Photo to be uploaded is of required size and the
face should be clearly visible.

- The applicant has to sign on white paper with Black Ink pen.
- The signature should be of the applicant and not by any other person.
- The signature will be used to put on the Call Letter and wherever necessary.
- If the Applicant’s signature on the attendance sheet or Call letter, signed at the time of the examination, does not match with the signature uploaded, the applicant will be disqualified.
- Signature / Hand written declaration in CAPITAL LETTERS shall NOT be accepted.
- Signature specifications
 File type: jpg / jpeg
 Dimensions:140 x 60 pixels in 200 DPI (Preferred for required quality)
 File Size:20 KB–50 KB
Left hand thumb impression:
• The applicant has to put his left hand thumb impression on a white paper with black
or blue ink.
• Left hand thumb impression specifications
 File type: jpg / jpeg
 Dimensions: 240 x 240 pixels in 200 DPI (Preferred for required quality) i.e 3 cm * 3 cm (Width * Height)
 File Size:20 KB–50 KB

Candidates are advised to visit only the official website of EPFO –

EDUCATIONAL AND OTHER QUALIFICATION: i) Must possess the Degree from a recognized university or equivalent as on the closing date for online registration of application i.e 21st July, 2019 and ii) possessing a speed of at least 5000 key depressions per hour for Data Entry Work. The Educational Qualification
Certificates viz provisional or regular Degree should contain the date of issue. In case, date of issue of these certificates is after the closing date of the notice, then the consolidated mark sheet with date of declaration of the result of final qualifying exam or individual mark sheets of all the semesters with date of declaration of result of each semester should be submitted. In case of non-availability of date in any of these certificates, then a certificate from the Institution/University to this effect (indicating date of declaration of result) should be produced at the time of document verification.

The PwBD candidates who have availed the facility of Scribe / passage dictator and compensatory time must produce relevant documents for the eligibility of scribe / passage dictator / compensatory time at the time of Examination and Document Verification. Failure to produce such supporting documents will lead to cancellation of their candidature for the examination.

Passage Dictators will be provided to those VH candidates for the Typing test who have opted for Scribe / passage dictator in the online Application Form. The Passage Dictator will read out the passage to VH candidate within the allotted time period.

Examination fee: Rs. 250/- for PwD candidates.

Candidates are required to take a printout of the e-Receipt and online Application Form containing fee details. Please note that if the same cannot be generated, online transaction may not have been successful.

The payment can be made by using Debit Cards
(RuPay/Visa/MasterCard/Maestro), Credit Cards, Internet Banking, IMPS, Cash Cards/ Mobile Wallets.

Documents to be brought by candidates in original (as applicable) for verification are as
indicated below:-
i. Matriculation/X Class/High School Examination Certificate or Equivalent certificate as Proof for Date of Birth. (The candidates’ name and the father/mothers’ name mentioned in the application will be verified with reference to the names mentioned in this certificate.)
ii. Degree from a recognized university or equivalent (As applicable).
iii. SC/ST certificate in the format as per Annexure -VI.
iv. OBC-NCL certificate in the format as per Annexure – I (not older than one year from the date of document verification)
v. Non creamy layer declaration by OBC candidates as per Annexure IA
vi. Income & Asset certificate for Economically Weaker Section Annexure –VII
vii. Original discharge certificate for Ex-servicemen.
viii. Medical Certificate for Persons with Benchmark Disabilities (PwBD) as per
Annexures – IV, IV(A) & IV(B) as applicable.
ix. Certificate for persons having physical limitation to write, and Scribe / Passage Dictator is essential for examination as per Annexure- IV(C).
x. Self declaration for Ex-servicemen as per Annexure-III
xi. No Objection Certificate from serving employees with date of appointment.
xii. Legal document in case of formal change of name viz. their original marriage certificate / affidavit in original etc.
xiii. Decree of divorce/judicial separation from the competent Court of Law as applicable and Affidavit stating that the candidate has not remarried.
xiv. Ex-Servicemen candidates who secure civil employment after applying for this notice should give self declaration to the concerned employer about the details of application against this notice, as soon as they join. The acknowledged copy of this declaration along with NOC from the civil employer should be produced
during document verification.

 DOWNLOADING OF CALL LETTER -Candidates will have to visit the EPFO’s website for downloading call letters for online test.

Intimation for downloading call letter will also be sent through email/SMS.


The facility of Scribe / Passage Dictator would be allowed to any persons with benchmark disability as defined under section 2 (r) of the RPwD Act, 2016 and has limitation in writing including that of speed if so desired by her / him.

The candidate will have to arrange her / his own scribe / Passage Dictator at her /his own cost or they may make a request in the online application for providing of scribe / Passage Dictator by EPFO.

In case the candidate arranges her / his own scribe / Passage Dictator, the qualification of the scribe / Passage Dictator should be one step below the qualification of the candidate taking the examination. The candidates have to
bring the letter of undertaking of using scribe / Passage Dictator in Annexure – IV (C) and Annexure-V attached with this notice on the day of Phase-I, Phase-II & Phase-III examinations respectively.

In case, EPFO provides the scribe / Passage Dictator, it shall be ensured that qualification of the scribe / Passage Dictator should not be more than the minimum qualification criteria of the examination. However, the qualification of the scribe / Passage Dictator should be matriculate or above.

The scribe / Passage Dictator arranged by the candidate should not be a candidate for the same examination. If violation of the above is detected at any stage of the process, candidature of the candidate will be cancelled. Candidates eligible for and
who wish to use the services of a scribe / Passage Dictator in the examination should invariably carefully indicate the same in the online application form. Any subsequent request may not be favorably entertained.

A person acting as a scribe / Passage Dictator for one candidate cannot be a scribe / Passage Dictator for another candidate.

The scribe / Passage Dictator may be from any academic stream.

Both the candidate as well as scribe/ Passage Dictator will have to give a suitable undertaking confirming that the scribe / Passage Dictator fulfills all the stipulated
eligibility criteria for a scribe / Passage Dictator mentioned above. Further in case it later transpires that she/he did not fulfill any laid down eligibility criteria or
suppressed material facts the candidature of the applicant will stand cancelled, irrespective of the result of the online examination.

Those candidates who use a scribe / Passage Dictator shall be eligible for compensatory time of 20 minutes for every hour of the examination or as otherwise decided. Scribe / Passage Dictator should not answer on her / his own.
Any such behavior observed will result in cancellation of candidature.

I.Visually Disabled candidates (who suffer from not less than 40% of disability) may opt to view the contents of the test in magnified font and all such candidates will be eligible
for compensatory time of 20 minutes for every hour or otherwise decided of examination.

II.The facility of viewing the contents of the test in magnifying font will not be available to Visually Disabled candidates who use the services of a Scribe / Passage Dictator for the examination
These guidelines are subject to change in terms of GOI guidelines/ clarifications, if any, from time to time.

There will be a probationary period of 2 years. The service condition including transfer shall be regulated as per Employees' Provident Fund (Staff & Conditions of Service) Regulations, 1962 as amended from time to time.

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