PFRDA Grade A


Highlights 2021

PFRDA or Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority is the regulatory body under the Ministry of Finance and is responsible for the supervision of pension funds in India. PFRDA recruits Grade A Officer i.e Assistant Manager pan India thus giving eligible aspirants a golden chance to embark on a career in the government sector.

This year the exam pattern for PFRDA Grade A exam 2021 has been changed. There are three phases - Phase 1, Phase 2 and Phase 3. PFRDA Grade A Phase 1 will be qualifying in nature whereas the final merit will be prepared on the basis of marks scored by you in Phase 2 and Phase 3. Phase 2 is the new stage that is being added in the recruitment process. Also if a candidate is unable to score the qualifying marks in Phase 2- Paper 1 i.e Descriptive English, your Paper 2 of Phase 2 will not be evaluated. The marks obtained in Phase 2 will be allotted a weightage of 85%, while the marks obtained in Phase 3 i.e Interview will be allotted a weightage of 15%.

Let's get an insight into the PFRDA Grade A Officer recruitment 2021 from below content.

PFRDA Officer Grade A (Assistant Manager) 2021 Exam Highlights

Conducting BodyPFRDA
Official Website www.pfrda.org.in
Post Name PFRDA Officer Grade A (Assistant Manager)
Mode of Exam Online
Stages of Exam Three Stages-
  • Phase 1- Online Screening Examination
  • Phase 2-Online Examination
  • Phase 3- Interview
Number of Questions / Marks Phase 1 (Two Stages)-
  • Paper 1 (All Streams) - 80 MCQ's / 100 Marks
  • Paper 2-
    • General Stream / Post Specific - 50 MCQ's / 100 Marks
Phase 2 (Two Stages)-
  • Paper 1- 3 Descriptive questions (All Stream)
  • Paper 2-
    • General Stream / Post Specific - 50 MCQ's / 100 Marks
Online Application and Payment of Fee August 13, 2021 to September 16 ,2021
Number of Vacancies 14 (More Detail)
Official Notification PDF Click Here

Notification 2021

PFRDA Grade A 2021 recruitment for filling various vacancies under the Assistant Manager post is out. The PFRDA Assistant Manager recruitment has posts in various streams like General, Actuarial, Finance and Accounts, IT, Official Language (Rajbhasha), Research (Economics and Statistics). The recruitment notification of PFRDA Grade A (Assistant Manager) consists of application procedure, details of admit card, exam dates besides giving an info about number of vacancies and application fee. If you belong to reserved category you have the option to attend the PFRDA Grade A pre-exam training module.

Exam Pattern

After going through the PFRDA Assistant Manager exam notification, you get important info regarding PFRDA Grade A exam pattern. The PFRDA Grade A (Assistant Manager) exam will take place in three phases –

    • Phase 1 (Online screening consisting of two papers of 100 marks each)
    • Phase 2 (Online examination consisting of two papers of 100 marks each)
    • Phase 3 (Interview)

PFRDA has also mentioned the PFRDA Grade A Marking scheme and PFRDA Grade A exam language which are very important in the exam.

Syllabus

The syllabus plays an important role in any competitive exam. Therefore, to make your work easier and faster we are providing you with the complete PFRDA Grade A syllabus for the exam. The syllabus varies according to the stream you are applying for. Besides the syllabus, it is essential to have a knowledge of useful PFRDA Grade A books.

Exam Dates 2021

As the PFRDA Grade A recruitment for Assistant Manager is out, so you should start from now on to ace the exam with ease. The application window to fill the online PFRDA Grade A application form has started from August 13, 2021. The last date to apply is September 16, 2021. For all details, refer to the table below.

PFRDA Officer Grade A (Assistant Manager) Exam Dates 2021

EventsExam Dates
PFRDA Officer Grade A Online Application and Payment of fee August 13, 2021 to September 16, 2021
PFRDA Officer Grade A Availability of Call Letters To be notified later
PFRDA Officer Grade A Online Examination (Phase I) To be notified later
PFRDA Officer Grade A Online Examination (Phase II) To be notified later
PFRDA Officer Grade A result Declared date To be notified later
PFRDA Officer Grade A Interview (Phase III) To be notified later

Besides getting aware of the PFRDA Grade A exam calendar, it's very important to get aware of the PFRDA  Grade A exam centre. This exam centre is asked while filling the PFRDA Grade A exam 2021 online application form.

PFRDA Officer Grade A (Assistant Manager) Salary

If you get selected as a PFRDA Grade A (Assistant Manager), you will receive a handsome salary that will amount to a total gross emolument of 18 lacs per annum approximately.

The PFRDA Grade A salary pay scale is Rs. 28150-1550(4)-34350-1750(7)-46600- EB1750(4)-53600- 2000(1)-55600 (17 years).

Along with the handsome salary, a PFRDA Grade A officer will also get various benefits and allowances. Also, he/she will get an additional allowance based on the qualification. This qualification pay is mentioned by PFRDA in the official notification. You will also witness career growth as you progress in your career.

PostSalary
PFRDA Grade A (Assistant Manager)
  • Pay Scale- Rs. 28150-1550(4)-34350-1750(7)-46600- EB1750(4)-53600- 2000(1)-55600 (17 years)
  • Annual Income - 18 lacs per annum approximately

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.

  • The EWS candidates need to possess the “Income & Assets Certificate” 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.

Online Course 2021

To assist you with the PFRDA Assistant Manager exam 2021, ixamBee has come up with a comprehensive and well-curated PFRDA Grade ‘A’ Online Course that has all the essential components needed to ace the exam. Some features of the PFRDA Grade A Assistant Manager Online Course 2021 has been provided below.

  • 400+ Video Lessons covering the entire Syllabus for PFRDA Grade A Phase 1
  • 10 Full-length Mock Tests
  • 10,000+ Practice questions apart from mock tests covering all the new subjects/topics
  • Daily Live Online Classes for doubt clarification with the subject experts
  • 75+ Chapter Tests for easy understanding of concepts

More details on PFRDA Grade A course 2021

Free Mock Tests

Make sure that you leave no stone unturned while preparing for PFRDA Grade A exam 2021 and to achieve that you need to include immense practice in your preparation. To evaluate your preparation level, the best way is to attempt mock tests as much as possible. It not only increases your speed but also improves your overall score in the exam. ixamBee provides PFRDA Grade A free mock tests. You can attempt the PFRDA Grade A online mock test by registering yourself on our website.

Previous Year Cut Off

Knowing the PFRDA Grade A previous years cut-off will help in planning a preparation strategy. The previous year cut-off of the PFRDA Assistant Manager exam will help you in getting an idea about the difficulty level of the examination. You can check the PFRDA Grade A previous year cut off from the table below.

PFRDA 2020 Cut Off General Stream Shortlist Candidates

CategoryEnglish LanguageReasoningGeneral AwarenessComputer AwarenessQuantitative AptituteTotal Cut Off for online Examination
OBC 15.50 10.00 4.50 25.25 7.50 150.56
PwBD Deaf and Hard of Hearing 15.50 10.00 4.50 25.25 7.50 74.94
Unreserved (SC, ST, EWS, UR, PwBD [OC, VI & ID/MD]) 20.00 16.25 7.25 28.00 11.75 158.75

PFRDA 2020 Cut Off General Stream Shortlist Candidates Combined Marks

CategoryEnglish LanguageReasoningGeneral AwarenessComputer AwarenessQuantitative Aptitute
OBC 203.14 203.14 203.14 203.14 203.14
PwBD Deaf & Hard of Hearing 165.13 165.13 165.13 165.13 165.13
Unreserved (SC, ST, EWS, UR, PwBD [OC,VI & ID /MD]) 210.19 210.19 210.19 210.19 210.19

PFRDA 2020 Cut Off Legal Stream Shortlist Candidates

CategoryEnglish LanguageReasoningGeneral AwarenessComputer AwarenessQuantitative AptitudeProfessional KnowledgeDescriptive paperTotal Cut Off for online Examination
Unreserved (SC, ST, OBC, EWS, UR & PwBD) 20.00 16.25 7.25 28.00 11.75 19.25 N.A. 161.69

PFRDA 2020 Cut Off Legal Stream Shortlist Candidates Combined Marks

CategoryEnglish LanguageReasoningGeneral AwarenessComputer AwarenessQuantitative Aptitute
Unreserved (SC, ST, OBC, EWS, UR, PwBD) 269.73 269.73 269.73 269.73 269.73

Getting aware of the PFRDA Grade A previous year exam analysis and previous year papers will also help in knowing your weaknesses and ways to work on them.

Blogs

You should be open to all types of sources of information which may add up to your preparation. Blogs are one such way of attaining valuable information and knowledge. You can go through the below-mentioned blogs that have some useful information relevant to the PFRDA Grade A exam 2021.

Useful Videos

Video plays a very important role in any exam. The videos given below will help you in planning your strategy and schedule for PFRDA Grade A exam. You will be able to channelize your energy in the right direction.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Q1:  

In how many phases will the PFRDA Grade A Exam be conducted?

A:  

The PFRDA Grade A Exam will be conducted in three phases- Phase 1, Phase 2 followed by an interview.

Q2:  

Is PFRDA Grade A Officer recruitment a secured job?

A:  

Yes, PFRDA Assistant Manager recruitment is a secured job.

Q3:  

How will the final merit be prepared in the PFRDA Grade A exam?

A:  

The final merit will be prepared on the basis of marks obtained in PFRDA Grade A Phase 2 and Interview.

Q4:  

Will the PFRDA Grade A Officer exam have Hindi as the exam language?

A:  

Yes, PFRDA Grade A exam is bilingual i.e, Hindi & English in nature except the English Language section.

Q5:  

If a candidate is final year student can he/she apply for PFRDA Grade A exam?

A:  

Yes, a final year student can apply for PFRDA Grade A exam provided that all the necessary document regarding the requisite qualification are provide whenever asked.



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