PFRDA Grade A Eligibility Criteria

Eligibility Criteria

PFRDA Grade A (Assistant Manager) Eligibility Criteria

There hasn’t been any change in the PFRDA eligibility criteria 2021 for Assistant Manager recruitment. To be eligible for the PFRDA Grade A 2021 exam, you must satisfy the PFRDA Assistant Manager eligibility criteria and the PFRDA Grade A 2021 age limit. The PFRDA Grade A eligibility criteria also state the age relaxation for the reserved categories and PwBD candidates.

Educational Criteria (As on July 31, 2021)

PFRDA Grade A Educational Criteria 2021 specifies the academic background required to appear for the exam. The educational qualification for PFRDA assistant manager 2021 varies for different streams as depicted in the below table.

StreamEducational 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.
Acturial Graduation from a recognised University / Institute AND Pass or exemption in all Seven (07) 'Core Principles' subjects of the Institute of Actuaries of lndia (lAl) Examination.
Finance and Accounts
  • Graduation from a recognized university Associate Chartered Accountant (ACA) or Fellow Chartered Accountant (FCA) from ICAI (Institute of Chartered Accountants of India).
  • Associate Cost and Management Accountant (ACMA) [while Associate of Institute of Cost & Works Accountant of India (AICWA)] or Fellow Cost and Management Accountant (FCMA) [ erstwhile Fellow of Institute of Cost & Works Accountant of India (FICWA)] from Institute of Cost Accountants of India (ICMAI) [while Institute of Cost & Works.
  • Accountants of India (ICWAI)] / Associate Company Secretary (ACS) or Fellow Company Secretary (FCS) from Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI) / Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) from CFA Institute.
Information Technology Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering (electrical / electronics and communication / information technology / computer science) / Masters in Computer Application / Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline with a post graduate qualification (minimum 2 years duration) in computers / information technology.Minimum Experience: Post Qualification experience of two (02) years in the field of Information Technology.
Official Language (Rajbhasha) Master’s Degree in Hindi with English as one of the subjects at Bachelor’s Degree level or Master’s Degree in Sanskrit/ English/ Economics/ Commerce with Hindi as a subject at Bachelor’s Degree level from a recognized University / Institute.
Research (Economics) Master’s Degree in Economics / Econometrics.
Research(Statistics) Master’s Degree in Statistics.

Age Criteria (As on July 31, 2021)

PFRDA Grade A 2021 age limit mentions that you should not be more than 30 years of age. i.e. a candidate must have been born on or after August 01, 1991.

PostAge Criteria
PFRDA Officer Grade A (Assistant Manager) Maximum Age - 30 years as on July 31, 2021 i.e., candidate must have been born on or after August 01,1991.

Age Relaxation

There is a provision of age relaxation for various categories in the PFRDA Grade A 2021 exam. To claim the age relaxation, you have to produce all the certificates in support as and when asked by the PFRDA. If you fail to produce the supporting documents, your candidature will be cancelled. Refer to the table below to know more about PFRDA Grade A age relaxation.

  • The EWS candidates need to possess the “Income & AssetsCertificate” as on the closing date of the application window. Such certificate shall be issued by a Competent Authority in the format prescribed by the Government of India.
  • The OBC candidates are eligible for age relaxation if
    • They belong to Non-Creamy Layer (NCL)
    • They Possess a valid OBC (NCL) certificate issued on or after August 1, 2020, but before the closure of the registration window
  • PwBD is eligible for cumulative age relaxation benefits in case they belong to reserved categories.

CategoryAge-Relaxation permissible beyond the upper age limit
SC/ST 5 years
OBC 3 years
PwBD
  • PwBD - 10 years
  • PwBD (OBC) - 13 years
  • PwBD (SC/ST) - 15 years
Ex-servicemen 5 years

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FAQs

No, you can not apply for the PFRDA Grade A Exam 2021. The maximum age to apply for the PFRDA exam is 33 years.
Yes, in order to apply for the PFRDA Assistant Manager exam, you must possess a bachelor’s/Master's degree. There are no minimum percentile criteria.
The upper age limit for an SC candidate is 5 years.
Yes, a candidate can apply for two streams according to his /her eligibility.
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