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EPFO Recruitment 2023: Don’t miss this opportunity to apply online for SSA and stenographer posts

Employees Provident Fund Organization (EPFO) released an official notification to recruit various posts like Social Security Assistant (SSA) and Stenographer. The online application is available on the official website epfindia.gov.in from 27.03.2023 to 26.04.2023. Candidates should apply online mode only. Candidates who complete a bachelor’s degree in any stream can apply for this post. The details of essential qualifications, age limit, and salary details are given below clearly. Aspirants can check the website regularly for any other updates.

Highlights of EPFO Recruitment 2023

Organisation name Employees Provident Fund Organisation
Job type Central Government job
Post name Social Security Assistant(SSA) and Stenographer
Vacancy 2859
Job Location Anywhere in India
Apply mode Online
Start date 27.03.2023
Last date 26.04.2023
Official website epfindia.gov.in

EPFO Recruitment 2023 vacancy details

Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation fills the vacancies for SSA and stenographer posts under various categories like UR, EWS, OBC, PwBD, SC and ST

S.No. Post name Vacancies
1 Social Security Assistant (Group C) 2674
2 Stenographer (Group C) 185
Total 2859

Category-wise vacancy distribution

Social Security Assistant (SSA)

Social Security Assistant (SSA)
359 273 514 529 999
Total – 2674


28 14 50 19 74
Total – 185

Eligibility criteria for EPFO Recruitment 2023

Educational Qualification

S.No. Post name Educational Qualification
1 Social Security Assistant (Group C) ●      Candidate should complete a bachelor’s degree in any stream from a recognized university

●      Candidate should have a typing of 35 words per minute for English and 30 words per minute for Hindi

2 Stenographer

(Group C)

●      Candidate should complete 12th standard from a recognized board of study

●      Candidate should have a typing of 35 words per minute for English and 30 words per minute for Hindi

Age limit

Candidates can check their age limit (As of 26th April 2023) for SSA and stenographer posts are given below

SSA & Stenographer posts Minimum age limit Maximum Age limit
18 years 27 years

Age relaxation  

S.No. Category Age relaxation
1 SC / ST 5 years
2 OBC 3 years
3 Person with disability 10 years
4 The person with a disability -SC/ST 15 years
5 The person with a disability – OBC 13 years

Salary details

S.No. Post Name Salary details
1 Social Security Assistant (Group C) Rs.29,200/- to Rs.92,300/-
2 Stenographer

(Group C)

Rs.25,500/- to Rs.81,100/-

Selection procedure

The selection procedure is based on,

  • Preliminary Examination (Phase-I)
  • Main Examination (Phase II)
  • Skill test / Data entry test (Phase – III)

EPFO SSA Exam pattern

Name of the test No. of questions Marks allotted
General Aptitude 30 120
General Knowledge 30 120
Quantitative ability 30 120
General English 50 200
Computer literacy 10 40
Total 150 600


  • The exam time duration is 2 hours 30 minutes.
  • Exam centres in Tamilnadu – Chennai, Coimbatore and Madurai

Application fee

Category Application fee
SC / ST / PwBD / Female / Ex-serviceman Nil
All other categories Rs.700/-

Documents required

The following are the documents required (scanned copy) to apply for the SSA and Stenographer posts

  • Photograph
  • Signature
  • Left-hand thumb impression
  • Handwritten declaration
  • Valid ID proof ( Voter ID or Aadhar card or Driving license )

How to apply for EPFO Recruitment 2023?

  • Go to the official website https://www.epfindia.gov.in/.
  • Go to ‘careers’ and click on the notification
  • Read the notification carefully
  • Now click on “ Click here for registration”
  • Enter the required details like name, mobile number, mail ID, and address and then give submit
  • You will receive a mail that contains the login ID and password
  • Login to your account to fill in all the credentials
  • Now attached the scanned copy of the documents required
  • Attach your photograph and signature in a prescribed format
  • Now click on the final submit button
  • Validate your details by clicking on “Validate details”
  • Modify your details and click final submit
  • It will be redirected to the payment page
  • Pay the required amount according to your category to complete the registration process

Dates to remember

EPFO Official notification release date 24.03.2023
Application Start 27.03.2023
Application Last 26.04.2023
Duration for correction 27.04.2023 & 28.03.2023

Important links

EPFO Official website Click Here
EPFO Official website career page Click Here
EPFO SSA Official notification Click Here
EPFO Stenographer Official notification Click Here
EPFO Online application form Click Here

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