PFRDA 2017- Pension Fund Regulatory Development and Authority was established by Government of India in August, 2003. Authorized by Ministry of Finance, the body promotes the old age pension security by establishing and regulating funds. According to the latest notification, PFRDA is going to organize an entrance level test for the recruitment of the eligible candidates for the post of Officer Grade A (Assistant Manager). The exam is being conducted to fill 17 vacant positions in the various departments.

The applications for PFRDA Recruitment 2017 have already started from 11 April 2017 and can be filled upto 21 April 2017. The candidates who are interested in applying can apply from the official website at ibps.sifyitest.com.

The individuals interested in applying for the PFRDA Recruitment 2017 can read the article to check all the points in details. You will learn here the important dates for the recruitment, details of the examination, exam pattern, how to apply, application fees, syllabus for the exam, admit card, selection procedure etc.

Latest – Final Result of Online Written Test Examination for the post of Officer Grade A (Assistant Manager) has been announced.

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PFRDA Recruitment 2017

Vacancies details

Total no. of posts – 17
Name of the Post – Officer Grade A (Assistant Manager)

  • Gen – 6
  • OBC – 5
  • SC – 3
  • ST – 2
  • PwD – 1

Age Limit – 27 years for General category candidates as on 01.03.2017.

Educational Qualification – Candidates having Master degree or Bachelor’s degree are eligible to apply for this post.

Selection Process – The selection will be done through Online test, Group discussion and a personal interview. The candidates who are selected in the process of 2017 PFRDA Recruitment will receive a salary of Rs.28150-1550(4)-34350-1750(7)-46600-EB-1750(4)-53600-2000(1)-55600(17 years).

Application Fee 

  • Gen/OBC – Rs. 500/-
  • SC/ST/PwD – Rs. Nil

How to Apply – Application Form of PFRDA Recruitment 2017 for the post of Officer Grade A (Assistant Manager) can be filled online as per schedule date. Details process of filling application form is given in the Application form page mention in ‘Quick Link’ section.

Important Dates

Event Dates
Online Application start from 07 Apr 2017
Last date for submission of application form 21 Apr 2017
Availability of Call letters for online examination 08 May 2017
Online examination 21 May 2017
Declaration of Online Exam Result 09 Jun 2017
Group Discussion & Interview 03, 05 & 06 Jul 2017
Declaration of Final Result 21 Jul 2017

PFRDA Recruitment 2017 – Eligibility Criteria

A postgraduate degree with 55% marks for GEN and 50% for SC/ST in Economics/ Commerce/ Business Administration,/Post Graduate Diploma in Management.

An undergraduate degree with a minimum of 55% marks for GEN and 50% for SC/ST in Law or LLM.

A first Class Graduate degree in Engineering / post graduate degree in Computers Application/ First Class Graduate in any discipline with Post Graduate in Computers/ Information Technology of minimum 2 years duration (55% for SC/ST).

A post graduate degree in Hindi with 55% with English as one of the subjects at undergraduate level or Master’s Degree in Sanskrit/ English /Economics/ Commerce with 55% with Hindi as a subject at undergraduate level (50% for SC).

Age Limit

  • General – 27 years (candidates should have been born not earlier than 02.03.1990 and not later than 01.03.1999 (both days inclusive)
  • OBC – 30 years (candidates should have been born not earlier than 02.03.1987 and not later than 01.03.1999 (both days inclusive)
  • S/ST/PWD – 32 years (candidates should have been born not earlier than 02.03.1985 and not later than 01.03.1999 (both days inclusive)

PFRDA Recruitment 2017 – Admit Card

All the candidates who have applied for the exam will be able to download their admit card at www.pfrda.org.in for online examination. The candidates will also be intimated regarding the admit card availability via email/SMS to complete the PFRDA Recruitment 2017. Candidates can obtain the admit card by entering their

  • Registration Number/Roll Number,
  • Password/Date of Birth.

The applicants are required to affix a recent passport size photograph on the call letter. Please note that the affixed photo should be the same as provided during registration. The candidates will appear for the exam at the prescribed test centres with (i) Call Letter (ii) Photo Identity Proof (iii) Photocopy of the same Photo Identity Proof as brought in original.

Exam Details

Mode of the test- online
Type of question- Multiple choice questions
Nature of questions- objective
Total marks of online test- 200 marks

Subjects Marks Duration
English Language 40 120 Minutes
Reasoning ability 40
Quantitative Aptitude 40
General Awareness + Financial Sector Awareness 60
Computer Literacy 20
Total 200

Exam Centres

  • Ahmadabad
  • Bengaluru
  • Chennai
  • Hyderabad
  • Kolkata
  • Mumbai
  • Nagpur
  • New Delhi
  • Patna

PFRDA Recruitment 2017 – Selection Process

The entire process will be based on the student’s performance in the Online Written test, Group discussion and interview. Please check the details below:-

Online Examination

The online examination will be Objective in type. The questions will be of Multiple Choice. There will be 5 options out of which, the candidate has to pick one which is the most appropriate one. The total marks for the online tests is 200 marks. The exam will be held during the month of May 2017. There will be negative marking for every answer marked incorrect. 1/4th mark will be deducted for every wrong answer marked by the candidate. The test will be available in Hindi and English both languages. The task must be completed within 120 minutes.

The questions will be consisted of topics from the following syllabus:- English Language/ Quantitative Aptitude/ Reasoning ability/ General Awareness and finance sector knowledge and Computer Literacy.

NOTE- The Candidates would be required to secure minimum marks separately for each section.

Group discussion & Interview

Once the candidates have fulfilled the minimum qualification criteria in each subject, the candidates will be shortlisted for next session that is Group discussion. The discussion will be designed to check the candidate’s capability to reason and knowledge related to social issues and others. There will be no marks as such but the performance will be a core factor in deciding the suitability of the candidates for the post based on the interview.

Personal Interview

All the candidates who clear this round will proceed to next round that is interview. The candidates who are selected for the interview round, their names will be prepared in a list and will be published on the PFRDA website. The Candidates who clear this round will complete the joining formalities as informed.

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