PFRDA Assistant Manager Recruitment 2022 – Admit Card, Exam Dates & More

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PFRDA Assistant Manager Phase II Admit Card released on 25th November 2022. Candidates can download their admit card through the direct link given in this article. The Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority (PFRDA) had released a notification for the recruitment of candidates to the post of Assistant Manager. A total of 22 vacancies were released for various streams like Finance & Accounts, Information Technology, Economics, and more. This is a great Central Government Job opportunity for the candidates. 

  • The selection process will include 3 stages- Online Test-I, Online Test-II, and Interview.
  • The appointed candidates will have to undergo a probation period of 1 year.

PFRDA Assistant Manager Recruitment 2022 Overview

Name of Organization

Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority (PFRDA) 

Official Website

PFRDA Official Website

Post Name

Assistant Manager – Grade A

Total Vacancy

22

Application Start Date

15th September 2022

Last Date to Apply

7th October 2022

Selection Process
  • Online Test- I
  • Online Test- II
  • Interview

Online Test I Date

5th November 2022

Online Test I Result

To be announced

Online Test II Date

To be announced

Online Test II Result

To be announced

Interview

To be announced

Final Result Date

To be announced

Download PFRDA Assistant Manager Notification 2022 PDF 

PFRDA Assistant Manager Updates

25th November 2022: PFRDA Assistant Manager Phase II Admit Card Out

The PFRDA has released the admit card for the Online Test of Assistant Manager Recruitment. The direct link to download the admit card is given below.

Direct Link to Download PFRDA Assistant Manager Phase II Admit Card

15th September 2022: PFRDA Assistant Manager Application Link Active!

The Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority has activated the PFRDA Assistant Manager application link. The candidates can apply from 15th September 2022 to 7th October 2022. Below is the direct link to apply for the recruitment.

Direct Link to Apply for PFRDA Assistant Manager Recruitment

PFRDA Assistant Manager Vacancy 2022

A total of 21 vacancies for the post of PFRDA Assistant Manager have been announced under streams like Research, Legal, Rajbhasha, etc. Check the stream-wise vacancies below.

PFRDA Assistant Manager Vacancy 2022

Stream Category Total Vacancies
SC ST OBC EWS General/UR

General

3

1

5

2

4

15

Finance & Accounts

2

2

Information Technology

01

1

Official Language (Rajbhasha)

1

1

Research (Economics)

1

1

Legal

2

2

Total

22

How to Apply for PFRDA Assistant Manager Recruitment 2022?

The applications for PFRDA Assistant Manager must be submitted online between 15th September to 7th October 2022. Below are the steps to apply for the PFRDA Assistant Manager recruitment.

Step 1: Click the direct link to apply for PFRDA Recruitment (to be active soon).

Step 2: Register yourself with all the necessary information like name, date of birth, etc

Step 3: Once registered, fill in the PFRDA Assistant Manager Application Form.

Step 4: Upload the required documents in the prescribed format. To upload these documents, you may use the PrepForSure Photo Cropping Tool

Step 5: Pay the required application fee.

Step 6: Double-check all the details on the application form and click on the submit button.

Step 7: Once all the steps are done, take the clear printout of the application form for future reference.

Note: The candidates can apply for the Assistant Manager post under a maximum of two streams only. For each stream, a separate application form has to be submitted along with the payment of the application fee for each application.

PFRDA Assistant Manager Application Fee

The candidates who will be applying for the PFRDA Assistant Manager recruitment process will also have to pay an application fee. Only after the payment of the application fee, the candidature will be considered complete. Check the table below to know the detailed application fee information.

Category of Applicant

Amount of Fee (INR)

Unreserved/GEN, EWS & OBC

1000

SC/ST/PwBD/Women

No fee

PFRDA Assistant Manager Selection Process 2022

The candidates will have to undergo a selection process which will consist of three stages as mentioned below

  • Stage-I – Online Test-I
  • Stage-II – Online Test-II
  • Stage-III – Interview

The weightage of these stages is as follows

Stage Weightage
Online Test – I
85%
Online Test – II
Interview 15%

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PFRDA Assistant Manager Eligibility Criteria 2022

The candidates must meet the required eligibility criteria in order to apply for the PFRDA Assistant Manager Recruitment. Below we have provided the detailed eligibility criteria. 

Age Limit (As of July 31, 2022)

The candidate must not exceed 30 years of age as of July 31, 2022, to apply for the recruitment.

Age Relaxation

Below are the category-wise age relaxation criteria.

Category

Age Relaxation

SC/ST

5 years

OBC

3 years

PWD – UR

10 years

PWD – OBC

13 years

PWD – SC/ST

15 years

ESM 5 years

PFRDA Assistant Manager Educational Qualification

Below are the stream-wise educational qualifications required for the candidates to attend the recruitment.

Stream

Educational Qualification Criteria 

General

Master’s Degree in any discipline, Bachelor’s Degree in Law, Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering from a recognized University, CA, CFA, CS, CWA.

Finance & Accounts

  • Graduation from a recognized university
  • ACA/ FCA from ICAI or ACS/ FCS from ICSI or ACMA/ FCMA from ICMAI

Information Technology

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering (Electrical / Electronics and Communication / Information Technology / Computer Science)

or

  • Masters in Computer Application

or

  • Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline with a postgraduate qualification (minimum 2 years) in Computers /Information Technology.

Experience: At least 2 years post qualification experience

 

Official Language (Rajbhasha)

  • Master's Degree in Hindi with English as one of the subjects in Bachelors Degree 

or

  • Master's Degree in Sanskrit/ English/ Economics/ Commerce with Hindi as a subject in Bachelors Degree

Research (Economics)

Master’s Degree in Statistics/ Economics/ Commerce/ Business Administration (Finance)/Econometrics.

Legal

Bachelor’s Degree in Law from a recognized University/ Institute.

PFRDA Assistant Manager Nationality Criteria

Candidates must be Indian Citizens only.

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PFRDA Assistant Manager Syllabus 2022

Candidates appearing for the PFRDA Assistant Manager Exam must check the detailed syllabus for each of the stages of the exam to avoid missing out any important topics during preparation

PFRDA Assistant Manger Syllabus for Paper 2 for General Stream (Common Syllabus for both phases)

  1. Commerce & Accountancy
  2. Management 
  3. Finance 
  4. Costing 
  5. Companies Act 
  6. Economics 
  7. Pension Sector 

Syllabus for Paper 2 for Information Technology Stream (Common for both Phases)

  • Database Concepts
  • SQL Queries
  • Programming Concepts (Java /C C++ )
  • Data Analytics Languages (Python / R)
  • Algorithms for problem solving
  • Networking Concepts
  • Information & Cyber Security Concepts
  • Data warehousing
  • Shell Programming

Syllabus for Paper 2 for Research (Economics) Stream (Common Syllabus for both phases)

  • Economics
  • Statistics and Econometrics
  • Financial Institutions and Markets

Syllabus for Paper 2 for Research (Statistics) Stream (Common Syllabus for both phases)

  • Definition of Probability
  • Standard Distribution
  • Large and Small Sample Theory
  • Analysis of Variance
  • Estimation
  • Testing of Hypothesis
  • Non Parametric Tests
  • Stochastic Processes
  • Linear Models and Economic Statistics
  • Multivariate Analysis
  • Numerical Analysis and Basic Computer Techniques
  • Panel Data Analysis
  • Time Series Properties and Analysis.

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PFRDA Assistant Manager Exam Pattern 2022

The candidates who wish to apply for the PFRDA Assistant Manager recruitment must know the exam pattern for the prior preparation. Below are the exam patterns for the different stages of the selection process.

PFRDA Assistant Manager Exam Pattern: Online Test-I 

Below is the detailed exam pattern for the Online Test I.

  • There shall be negative marking (1/4th of marks assigned to the question) for Paper 1 and Paper 2.
  • Each paper (1 & 2) will be for 100 marks.
  • The duration of paper I is 60 minutes.
  • The duration of paper II is 40 minutes.

Paper

Stream/Subject

Maximum Marks

No. of Questions

Duration

Paper-I

All Streams: (Multiple choice questions)

English Language

25

20

60 Minutes

Quantitative Aptitude

25

20

Reasoning

25

20

General Awareness (including some questions related to the Financial Sector)

25

20

Total

100

80

Paper-II

General Stream: Multiple choice questions on subjects Commerce, Accountancy, Management, Finance, Costing, Companies Act, Economics, and Pension Sector.

100

50

40 Minutes

Information Technology, Finance and Accounts, Research (Economics), Legal and Official Language (Rajbhasha) Streams: Multiple choice questions on specialised subjects related to the respective stream. 

100

50

40 Minutes

PFRDA Assistant Manager Exam Pattern Online Test-II

The Online Test II will comprise two papers of 100 marks each. Following are the details of the exam pattern for the same:

  • Candidates shortlisted for Phase II will be issued a new call letter.
  • For candidates who have applied in multiple streams, Paper-II will be conducted in various shifts, the timings of which will be intimated in the call letter.
  • There shall be negative marking (1/4th of marks assigned to the question) for Paper 2 in Phase-II
  • The duration of paper I is 60 minutes.
  • The duration of paper II is 40 minutes.

Paper

Streams/ Subject

Maximum Marks

No. of Questions

Duration

Paper 1

All Streams: English (Descriptive Test) to test the drafting skills

100

3

60 minutes

Paper 2

General Stream: Multiple choice questions on subjects Commerce, Accountancy, Management, Finance, Costing, Companies Act, Economics, and Pension Sector.

100

50

40 minutes

Information Technology, Finance and Accounts, Research (Economics), Legal and Official Language (Rajbhasha) Streams: Multiple choice questions on specialised subjects related to the respective stream. 

100

50

40 minutes

Stage III – Interview

Only the candidates qualifying both the Online Test I & II will be shortlisted for the interview. 

  • Candidates may opt for appearing for the interview either in Hindi or English.
  • The interview will carry 15% weightage in the overall selection process.

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PFRDA Assistant Manager Exam Dates 2022

Below are the important dates and events for the PFRDA Assistant Management recruitment.

Event

Date

Application Start Date

15th September 2022

Last Date to Apply

7th September 2022

Admit Card Release

25th October 2022 – Online Test I

Online Test I Date

5th November 2022

Online Test I Result

To be Notified

Online Test II Date

To be Notified

Online Test II Result

To be Notified

Interview

To be Notified

Final Result Date

To be Notified

PFRDA Assistant Manager Recruitment Admit Card 2022

PFRDA Assistant Manager Admit Card has been released on the official website. Candidates should follow these steps to download their admit cards.

Step 1: Initially, visit the PFRDA official Website.

Step 2: Look out for the PFRDA Assistant Manager Admit card link on the latest updates section and Click it.

Step 3: Log in using the Registration Number/ Roll Number & Date of Birth/ Password in the space provided and click on submit.

Step 4: PFRDA Assistant Manager Admit card will appear in front of you on your screen.

Step 5: Check if all the details are correct and then download the PFRDA Assistant Manager Admit card in PDF format. Take out Print as you will be required to carry the hard copy to the exam centre.

PFRDA Assistant Manager Salary

Candidates selected as PFRDA Assistant Manager Grade ‘A’ Officers are entitled to a pay scale of Rs. 44500-2500(4)-54500-2850(7)-74450-EB-2850(4)-
85850-3300(1)-89150 (17 years). The gross emolument include the following:

  • PFRDA’s contribution to National Pension System (NPS)
  •  Grade Allowance
  • Special Allowance
  • Special Grade Allowance
  • Dearness Allowance
  • Local Allowance
  • Family Allowance
  • Special Compensatory Allowance
  • Learning Allowance
  • Housing Allowance, etc.

Qualification Pay

In addition to pay and benefits, PFRDA Assistant Managers would also be eligible for qualification pay as under:

Qualification 

Completion Level 

Qualification Allowance per month

Actuarial 

Fellow of the Institute of Actuaries of India (IAI)

Rs. 80,000/-

Pass or exemption in all Seven (07) ‘Core Principles’ subjects of the Institute of Actuaries of India (IAI) Examination.

Rs. 15,000/-

Finance & Accounts

ACA / ACMA (erstwhile AICWA) / ACS/ CFA

Rs. 3,500/-

Information Technology 

Master’s Degree

Rs. 3,500/-

Economics / Statistics / Law / Finance 

Doctorate of Philosophy (Ph.D.) 

Rs. 3,500/-

PFRDA Assistant Manager Probation & Posting

Probation Period: The successful candidates recruited for the post of PFRDA Assistant Manager shall undergo probation period of one year. The candidates shall be confirmed for the services of PFRDA only if they have a satisfactory performance during the probation period.

Posting: Selected PFRDA Grade A officers may be transferred to any location in India where PFRDA has its Offices and posted to any department in PFRDA, irrespective of stream.

PFRDA Assistant Manager Cut Off 2022

The PFRDA Assistant Manager cutoff is released category-wise by PFRDA on its official website along with the results. The cutoff marks for the PFRDA Assistant Manager Recruitment varies depending on some of the parameters like:

  • Number of candidates appearing for the exam – Cut off increases if the number of applications i.e. the competition is more. 
  • Number of vacancies released – More number of vacant positions decreases the cut off and vice – versa. 
  • Level of question papers – The cut off is usually less for difficult and lengthy PFRDA Assistant Manager Exam papers.
  • Previous year cut off marks – Previous year cut off trends are referred to while curating the cut off.

PFRDA Assistant Manager Recruitment Answer Key 2022

The PFRDA will release the Answer Key for the Grade ‘A’ officers Online test on its official website. The candidates shall download the answer key to calculate their marks and thus have an idea whether they have qualified for the next rounds of the selection process. This estimation helps them to start preparing for the Stage II & Stage III rounds in advance. The candidates must know how to use the marking scheme to calculate the score. Also, candidates must be careful and download only the answer key of the set for which they appeared.

PFRDA Assistant Manager Preparation Tips 2022

  • The syllabus for PFRDA Assistant Manager exam is quite vast so the first step is to know all the topics and sub topics to be asked in the exam. 
  • Get details of exam pattern to know the marks weightage of each subject and start your preparation accordingly.
  • Focus on the subjects of your specialization as it has higher weightage and requires thorough and clear understanding .
  • Solve the PFRDA Assistant Manager’s previous year papers to get accustomed with the type of questions asked and which topics are more highlighted.
  • Take up full length mock tests to have better time management skills and improve your accuracy level.

PFRDA Assistant Manager Result 2022

The PFRDA Assistant Manager Result will be released on the official website separately for stage I and Stage II tests. Final merit list of the candidates selected for the Interview will be released thereafter. Follow the steps given below to know how to check your PFRDA Assistant Manager Recruitment results.

Step 1: Log in to the official website PFRDA.

Step 2: Click on the PFRDA Assistant Manager result link from the latest notices section on the home page.

Step 3: Fill the required details i.e. Roll number & password in the mandatory fields in the login set up and click on submit.

Step 4: Finally download the PFRDA Assistant Manager result PDF which will be required further in the recruitment process..

Based on the marks scored by the candidates, the finel merit list will be prepared displaying the names of the candidates shortlisted for the interview round.

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