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Whether Trainees are eligible for PF Contributions

Category: EPFO

Tags: No PF Contributions on Trainees

If the company is having certified Standing orders and there must be provision for engagement of Trainee , then no PF contributions during training period. 



If the company does not have certified Standing orders , then as per Section 12-A of Standing orders Act, the model Standing order of that State will be applicable . If there is provision for keeping trainee , then company can keep trainee , no PF contributions during training period. 



If Apprentice is recommended by the State Government, then , no PF contributions for training period. 



No PF Contributions for Summer trainees , recommended by the School or Institution.