PFRDA Recruitment 2020: Pension Fund Regulatory Development and Authority has released the exam date for recruitment of Officer Grade A (Assistant Manager) at the official PFRDA website i.e. pfrda.org.in. The online examination is scheduled to take place on November 08, 2020. PFRDA selects candidates through a two-phase selection process consisting of an online exam (Phase I) and group discussion & interview (Phase II). Finally, shortlisted candidates are appointed into the vacant positions for an initial probation period of one year. Get all the information about PFRDA Recruitment 2020 here in this informative article.
Latest: The Phase – I Online Examination is scheduled to be held on November 08, 2020. Check official notice below.
PFRDA Recruitment 2020
Following the final selection of candidates, appointment can be made in any location in India wherever the offices of PFRDA are located. Candidates are advised to read the detailed advertisement in its entirety to ensure that they are eligible for applying. In addition, candidates must check the official website on a regular basis to check any modifications in the schedule of events. Check out the complete schedule related to various events of PFRDA Recruitment 2020 below.
|Start of online application||16 Jun 2020|
|Last date to apply online & pay fees||31 Jul 2020|
|Last date of editing applications||31 Jul 2020|
|Last date of printing applications||15 Aug 2020|
|Admit card release||To be announced|
|Online examination||08 Nov 2020|
|Declaration of Online Exam Result||To be announced|
|Group Discussion & Interview||To be announced|
|Declaration of Final Result||To be announced|
Latest updates on PFRDA Recruitment 2020
Exam Date Announced!
Pension Fund Regulatory Development and Authority has released the exam date of online examination for recruitment to posts of officer Grade ‘A’ (Assistant manager) in General / Legal Streams in PFRDA. The exam is scheduled to be held on November 08, 2020. Check official notice below.
Eligibility Criteria For PFRDA Recruitment 2020
The PFRDA indicates the complete conditions of eligibility in the detailed advertisement released in regard to the recruitment. Candidates can check the eligibility conditions for PFRDA Recruitment below.
- The maximum age of the applicants cannot be more than 30 years as on April 30, 2020.
In order to apply for General stream posts, candidates must be having
- A Master’s degree in any discipline
- A Bachelor’s degree in Law
- A Bachelor’s degree in Engineering
- CA, CFA, CS, CWA
In order to apply for Legal stream posts, candidates must be having
- A Bachelor’s degree in Law
Application Process of PFRDA Recruitment 2020
The application process of PRFDA 2020 recruitment is conducted online and no other forms of application are accepted. Eligible candidates can apply online as per schedule by visiting the official website of PFRDA i.e. pfrda.org.in. Check out the instructions below to apply online for PFRDA Recruitment 2020.
- The application process consist of three main stages i.e. application registration, payment of fees and document upload.
- Candidates have to visit the official PFRDA website and click on the Career link
- Thereafter, one must select the relevant notice for PFRDA recruitment 2020 and click on apply online
- At first, the New User Registration option must be selected to register using email id and mobile number
- The provisional registration number and password is generated on successful registration.
- Now one can complete the application form by entering the relevant details before clicking on Final Submit
- Relevant scanned documents must be uploaded as per specifications in the application form
- Now make the payment of the fees by clicking on the payment tab to complete the application process.
An application fee as prescribed in the official notification must be paid using the available payment modes in order to successfully complete the online application process. The details of the application fee can be checked below.
Admit Card for PFRDA Recruitment 2020
All the candidates who have applied for the exam will be able to download the admit card at the website pfrda.org.in for online examination and the group discussion & interview phase. The candidates may also be intimated regarding the admit card availability via email/SMS. One must enter the following details to download the admit card for PFRDA Recruitment 2020.
- 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 the following documents
- Call Letter
- Photo Identity Proof
- Photocopies of the identity proof.
Exam Pattern of PFRDA Recruitment 2020
Eligible applicants who are issued the admit card must appear and qualify in the online examination to be conducted as per schedule. General stream applicants have to appear in an objective test only while those applying for the Legal stream must take an objective test followed by a subjective test. The details of the pattern of the exam, as provided in the notification can be checked below.
Exam Mode: Online
Type of questions: Multiple choice questions
Number of questions:
Total marks: 150 for General stream/ 210 for Legal stream
Check out the distribution of marks below
PFRDA Recruitment 2020 Syllabus
Pension Fund Regulatory Development and Authority has released the syllabus for the Professional Knowledge Test of Phase – I Online Examination for Legal Stream has been released at the official website, www.pfrda.org.in. Get the detailed syllabus from the link given below:
Click here to check Syllabus for Professional Knowledge Test of Phase – I Online Examination for Legal Stream
Vacancy Details for PFRDA Recruitment 2020
Altogether, 05 vacancies are advertised in the official notification. The vacancies are in the post of Officer Grade A (Assistant Manager) in the streams of General and Legal. Check out the vacancy details below.
Exam Centers for PFRDA Recruitment 2020
The Phase-I exam is to be conducted in centers classified under the zones of East, West, North, South and Central. Check out the potential exam centers as notified by the PFRDA in the detailed advertisement below.
Selection Process for PFRDA Recruitment 2020
The entire process of selection is based on the merit of the candidate in the two phases of selection i.e. Online test (Phase-I) and Group discussion and interview (Phase-II). The complete details can be checked below.
The online examination is conducted for the initial screening of candidates. The questions paper for General stream applicants consists of objective questions while Legal stream applicants have to appear in a subsequent subjective test also. In the objective papers, there are provisions of negative marking. For every answer marked incorrect, 1/4th mark is deducted.
Group discussion & Interview
Once the candidates have fulfilled the minimum qualification criteria in each subject, they are shortlisted for the next session that is Group discussion. The discussion is designed to check the candidate’s capability to reason and knowledge related to social issues and others. All the candidates who clear this round will proceed to the next round that is the interview. The candidates who are selected for the interview round, are considered for final appointment.
Result of PFRDA Recruitment 2020
The results of the online exam and the final result are released separately at the PFRDA website following the successful completion of each stage of selection. Candidates who are shortlisted in the result of Phase-I exam are eligible to apply for the Phase-II selection process. All candidates can check their result by visiting the official website of the PFRDA as per schedule.
Service Conditions, Pay & Allowances for PFRDA Recruitment 2020
Initially, upon final selection, candidates are appointed for a probation period of one year. The performance of the candidates are evaluated during the probation period following which, they are confirmed of their appointment at the end of the probation period. Candidates can be posted in any department of the PFRDA across India irrespective of the stream.
The candidates are appointed at the pay scale of Rs. 28150-1550(4)-34350-1750(7)-46600-EB-1750(4)-53600- 2000(1)-55600 (17 years). The initial CTC at the beginning of employment is to be at 16 lacs per annum. This includes all benefits and perks as indicated by the PFRDA in the official advertisement.
Pre Examination Training for PFRDA Recruitment 2020
The PFRDA conducts a pre-examination training for SC/ST/PWBD/OBC/EWS candidates only in New Delhi before the exam. The pre exam training is imparted free of cost. However, candidates availing the training must arrange for other expenses such as traveling and accommodation during the training. Candidates willing to undergo the training has to apply separately via email to [email protected] in the prescribed proforma. Along with the application, such candidates are also required to send the applicable category certificate. The last date of receipt of applications for pre examination training is July 31, 2020. Candidates must carry and attested copy of the caste certificate and the copy of registration receipt on the first day of training.
General Instructions for PFRDA Recruitment 2020
The PFRDA has included some general instructions for applicants of PFRDA recruitment. These instructions must be carefully adhered to in order to ensure that the candidates does not face any issues and are well informed in the process of registration and selection for PFRDA recruitment 2020.
- The application process is conducted online only and no other form of application is accepted.
- Application fee, submitted in any manner other than those prescribed in the official notification are not accepted.
- Candidates are required to ensure that they comply with any necessary eligibility conditions before proceeding to apply for the recruitment.
- All candidates seeking reservation must be in possession of the relevant supporting documents.
- If a candidate is found ineligible during later stages of selection, their candidature is liable to be disqualified.
- Those employed under government sector organisations are required to produce a No Objection Certificate
- Outstation candidates who are called for GD and Interview are reimbursed AC Three Tier return railway fare via the shortest route.
Official website: pfrda.org.in
Click here to get the detailed notification for PFRDA Recruitment 2020
The Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority was established under the provisions of the PFRDA Act 23 of 2013. The Parliament of India passed the Act with the vision of promotion, development and regulation of the pension industry in the country. It acts as a statutory organisation in the financial sector of India.
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Q1. What is the minimum educational qualification needed to apply for the PFRDA 2020 recruitment of Officer Grade A?
Ans. Bachelor’s in Law for Legal stream. For General stream, any Master’s degree, Bachelor’s degree in Law/Engineering or CA, CFA, CS, CWA are eligible
Q2. What is the exam pattern?
Ans. An online exam is held for applicants of both stream. However, those applying for the legal stream has to take an additional subjective test along with the objective online exam.
Q3. What is the selection process of PFRDA Recruitment 2020?
Ans. After passing the online exam, shortlisted candidates are selected through a Group Discussion stage and a final interview stage.