UPSC EPFO PA Exam Date 2024 Announced, Check Official Notice

The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has released the official notice at www.upsc.gov.in regarding the exam for Personal Assistant (PA) posts. UPSC aims to fill a total of 323 vacancies for PA posts in the Employment Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO). The EPFO Personal Assistant Exam will be held on 7th July 2024 in single shift from 09:30 am to 11: 30 am. Candidates can refer to the article for the EPFO PA exam schedule, exam pattern, and other details.

UPSC EPFO 2024- Exam Summary

EPFO stands for Employee Provident Fund Organisation and the selection of the candidates for Personal Assistant (PA) posts will be carried out by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC). Know more details about the UPSC EPFO Personal Assistant 2024 exam from the below table.

UPSC EPFO Personal Assistant Recruitment 2024- Overview
Exam Conducting Body Union Public Service Commission (UPSC)
Organisation Employment Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO)
Posts Personal Assistant (PA)
Advt. No. 51/2024
Vacancies 323
Category Govt. Jobs
UPSC EPFO PA Exam Date 2024 7th July 2024 (Sunday)
Selection Process Written Exam- Skill Test- Document Verification- Medical Examination
Salary Rs. 44,900, Level 7 (as per 7th pay matrix)
Official website www.upsc.gov.in

UPSC EPFO PA Exam Date 2024 Out

The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) will conduct the Written Exam, Skill Test, Document Verification, and Medical Examination to recruit candidates for Personal Assistant (PA) posts under pay level Rs. 7 (Rs. 44,900). The UPSC EPFO PA Exam Date 2024 for 323 Personal Assistant (PA) posts is scheduled to be held on 07th July 2024 (Sunday) at the various exam centers across the Country. EPFO PA Admit Card 2024 will be released one week prior to the date of the exam date at www.upsc.gov.in.

UPSC EPFO Recruitment 2024- Important Dates

The Union Public Service Commission has released the important dates for the UPSC EPFO Personal Assistant Recruitment 2024 examination along with the official notification. The EPFO PA Exam Date 2024 has been announced for 7th July 2024. Check the complete exam schedule from the below table.

Events Dates
UPSC EPFO PA Notification 2024 7th March 2024
Apply Online Start date 7th March 2024
Last Date to Apply Online 27th March 2024 (6 pm)
Last Date to pay application fee 27th March 2024
Application Form Edit window 28th March to 3rd April 2024
EPFO PA Admit Card 2024  07 to 10 days before the exam date
EPFO PA Exam Date 2024 7th July 2024

UPSC EPFO PA Notification 2024 Out

UPSC EPFO Personal Assistant Recruitment 2024 Notification (Advertisement No. 51/2024) has been released by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) on its official website. All the details of the recruitment process including eligibility criteria, selection process, exam pattern, syllabus, salary structure, and application process details have been released along with the official notification which is released at www.upsc.gov.in. The direct link to download the official UPSC EPFO Notification PDF is provided below.

UPSC EPFO Personal Assistant Vacancy 2024

Out of the total vacancies for Personal Assistant (PA) posts in the Employment Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO), 132 vacancies are reserved for the General category, 32 for EWS, 87 for OBC, 48 for SC and 24 vacancies for ST category candidates. 12 vacancies are also reserved for Persons with Benchmark Disability (PwBD) candidates. Check the category-wise UPSC EPFO Personal Assistant Vacancy 2024 as tabulated below too.

Category Vacancies
Unreserved  (UR) 132
Economically Weaker Section (EWS) 32
Other Backward Class (OBC) 87
Scheduled Caste (SC) 48
Scheduled Tribe (ST) 24
Total Vacancies 323

EPFO PA Recruitment 2024 Apply Online

The candidates willing to apply for 323 Personal Assistant (PA) posts have to submit their online application online at the official website of the Union Public Service Commission at The link for UPSC EPFO PA Apply Online 2024 has been activated on the official portal of UPSC and same link we have also shared the direct link in this section. The last date to submit the duly filled application form is 27th March 2024 by 6 pm.

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EPFO Recruitment 2024 Application Fee

The candidates have to pay the required online application fee to submit their UPSC EPFO PA Application Form 2024. The mode of payment to pay the application fee will be Online through debit/credit/UPI/net banking. Applicants who opt for the “Pay by Cash” mode should print the system-generated Pay-in-Slip during part II registration and deposit the fee at the counter of the SBI Branch on the next working day only “Pay by Cash” mode.

Category Application Fee
Gen/ OBC/ EWS Rs. 25/-
SC/ ST/ PwD/ Female Rs. 0/-

Steps to Apply for UPSC EPFO Personal Assistant Recruitment 2024

Candidates must apply online through the website The applications received through any other mode would not be accepted and summarily rejected. Follow the below steps to apply online for UPSC EPFO PA Recruitment 2024.

1. Visit the official website of the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) at

2. Then click on “Recruitment”>> “Online Recruitment Application (ORA)”>> EPFO Personal Assistant.

3. There are two parts to the registration process. The candidates will be required to complete the Online Application Form containing two stages viz. Part-I and Part-II as per the instructions available.

4. The candidates have to fill up all the required fields in both parts to finish the application. RID is the Registration ID, which is generated by the system when the applicant completes Part-I registration of his application.

5. After completing the process of filling in Part-I of the online application, the candidates are required to fill in Part-II of the online application process, which consists of three steps viz. Payment of Examination Fee (if applicable), uploading signature and photograph and choice of Examination centre.

6. The candidates are required to pay a fee of Rs. 100/- [excepting SC/ST/ Female/PwBD] either by depositing the money in any branch of State Bank of India by cash or through online mode.

6. Save and download the UPSC EPFO PA Application Form 2024 for future reference.

UPSC EPFO Recruitment 2024 Eligibility

The complete details for the eligibility criteria required to be shortlisted as a Personal Assistant (PA) in EPFO are to be released along with the EPFO PA Notification 2024. The qualification and age limit for EPFO PA will be as mentioned below.

EPFO PA Education Qualification- The candidates who have completed their graduation from a recognised university are eligible to apply for UPSC EPFO PA Recruitment 2024. Steno and Typing are required.

EPFO PA Age Limit- The age limit has been notified with the release of the official notification pdf. The lower age limit for all candidates will be 18 years and upper age limit for the candidates from the general and EWS categories is 30 years, for OBC is 33 years, for SC/ST is 35 years, and for PwBDs is 40 years.

Category Upper Age Limit
General 30 years
OBC 33 years
SC/ST 35 years
PwBD 40 years

EPFO PA Recruitment 2024 Selection Process

The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) will conduct 02 stages of the recruitment process to recruit candidates for Personal Assistant (PA) posts. The selection process for EPFO PA Recruitment 2024 comprises the written exam, skill test, document verification, and medical exam. Qualified candidates in the written exam will be called to appear for the skill test.

  • Stage I: Written Examination- The UPSC EPFO PA written exam will consist of objective-type questions with multiple choices of answers. Based on the marks scored in the recruitment test, candidates will be shortlisted, category-wise to appear in the Skill Test(s).
  • Stage II: Skill Test (qualifying)- The Skill Test is mandatory, but it is also qualifying in nature. Those who qualify for the Skill Test will be considered for final selection based on their merit in the recruitment test.

UPSC EPFO Personal Assistant Exam Pattern 2024

  • The EPFO PA Recruitment Test consists of objective-type multiple-choice questions.
  • The topics included in the written exam will be general studies, general English, quantitative aptitude, and mental ability.
  • A total of 200 questions will be asked for a total of 200 marks.
  • There is a negative marking, 1/3 mark will be deducted for each wrong answer.
  • The time duration will be provided for 02 hours to complete the exam.
  • The medium of questions will be in English and Hindi language except for those questions in English Language.
  • Based on the marks scored in the exam, candidates will be shortlisted, category-wise to appear in the Skill Test which is qualifying in nature.
EPFO Personal Assistant Exam Pattern 2024
Subjects Total Questions Total Marks Time Duration
General Awareness 300 300 120 minutes
English Language
Quantitative Aptitude
Reasoning and Computer Aptitude

UPSC EPFO Personal Assistant Salary 2024

The candidates who clear all stages of the selection process for the EPFO PA exam and will be recruited for Personal Assistant posts will be paid a monthly salary of Rs. 44,900/-. Along with the salary candidates also receive various benefits, perks, & allowances such as dearness, house rent allowances, medical facilities, employee pension scheme etc. Check the salary details in the below table.

Post Name Pay Level  Salary
Personal Assistant Pay Level 7 (as per 7th pay matrix) Rs. 44,900

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