The Employees’ Provident Fund Organization has released the admit card for EPFO Social Security Assistant recruitment 2019 today, on August 9, 2019. The phase 1 preliminary exam will be held on August 31, 2019, and September 1, 2019. Call letter was supposed to be issued on August 21, 2019, however it has been released twelve days early.
Candidates who had applied for the recruitment can now download their call letters from official website epfindia.gov.in from the download admit card link provided under miscellaneous >> recruitment section.
On the login page, candidate has to enter either registration number or roll number, and password or date of birth in order to login. Here, the last date to download call letter has been mentioned as August 31, 2019.
The login page also provides answers to the five most frequently asked questions connected to admit card download.
Phase 1 preliminary exam will be an objective type exam. It will have three tests namely english language, reasoning ability, numerical aptitude. These tests will respectively have 30 questions of 30 marks, 35 questions of 35 marks, and 35 questions of 35 marks. For each section, 20 minutes will be given. The first phase is qualifying in nature.
Around 21,890 (equal to 10 times the number of vacancies) will be qualified for phase 2 main exam on the basis of their performance in phase 1 prelims.
In downloading EPFO SSA admit cards, candidates may face delay in accessing a page. For that, the organization says that call letter download is an online process and may depend on internet speed, too many candidates trying to download call letter at the same time, and other such factors. Thus if one is not immediately able to download admit card, they can try again in 5 minutes or during off-peak hours, such as late at night.
Registration number and password, EPFO says, were generated at the time of registration and displayed on the screen. Candidates were also sent the same via auto generated email acknowledgement at the registered email address. The same are needed to download call letter.
In the event of date of birth getting rejected on-screen, candidates need to ensure that they are entering correct DOB, and in correct format (dd-mm-yy). Same goes for if screen displays failed login message.
In the admit card, candidates needs to affix recent recognizable passport size photograph. It should be the same as that uploaded in the application form. On the exam date, along with the admit card, candidates will also have to produce one original photo id proof. The print copy of the same is also to be carried. The id proof can be pan card, Aadhaar card, driving license, voter’s card). In case, if someone have changed their name will have to produce original marriage certificate / affidavit at the the time of the exam.
Candidates will not be permitted to take the exam if they cannot appear by the reporting time specified in the call letter. The reporting time mentioned in the call letter will be starting time of the test. Candidates will have to be at the exam center on time for various formalities such as – verification and collection of requisite documents, logging in and following the exam instructions.
EPFO SSA recruitment 2019 is for 2189 vacancies. The notification was released in June earlier this year, and registrations were open from June 27, 2019, to July 21, 2019. Selection process comprises of phase 1 preliminary exam, phase 2 mains exam, phase 3 skill test.