GPF which is an acronym for General Provident Fund is an amazing money-saving instrument for the government employees in India. If you are a government employee then I am very sure that you know about the GPF option which you have been provided by your employer. One should note that the GPF is different and the EPF is different. When it comes to the GPF it is only for the people who are working as a government employee. And EPF is for all those people who work for private companies and organizations. In this article, I will be telling you the steps to check GPF account balance in Karnataka.
This guide will work for those people who are working as a government employee in the Indian State of Karnataka. If you are working as a government employee but not in Karnataka then the procedure mentioned here is not for you. Slowly we are covering the topics of General Provident Fund of all the Indian states. So if in case we have already covered your state (other than Karnataka) then you will find it linked at the end of this guide.
Before we proceed to the further part of this guide. I would like to make one thing clear. And that is we are not the official website of the Principal Accountant General. (A & E) We are not even affiliated with them in any way. This guide is just for educational purpose and the main intention is to help the government employees of Karnataka to check their GPF Account Balance.
Here are declaring that we are not the official website. But don’t worry because the link to the official website is also provided in this guide. There are many websites online which pose to be the official. But you should make sure that you don’t enter any of your GPF account details on the third-party websites. You should always make use of the official website.
- What is GPF Account Balance?
- Can You Check Your GPF Account Balance Online?
- Steps to Check GPF Account Balance in Karnataka Online
- Which is the Official Website to Check GPF Balance in Karnataka?
- Can I Make Changes to My GPF Account Online?
- Will I Be Charged to View my GPF Account Balance?
- Can I Download my GPF Account Statement Online?
What is GPF Account Balance?
This guide will help you to check GPF account balance in Karnataka. But what is the exact meaning of the term “GPF Account Balance” is?
Let us discuss this first.
Here the real meaning of the term GPF account balance is the amount of money that has been collected in your GPF account. This includes all the contributions that you have made from your salary and also the amount of interest you have earned on your contribution.
Hence, you can assume the below-mentioned equation to be true. You should here note this is just for explanatory purposes. This is not the official method used by the government body to calculate your balance.
GPF Account Balance = Total Contribution Made by the Employee + Interest Earned on the Contribution – Partial Withdrawals (if any)
For a more detailed explanation about how the GPF balance is calculated I recommend you talking with the officials working in your department. The clerks who maintain financial things are the right people. They can explain to you how your GPF account balance is calculated.
Can You Check Your GPF Account Balance Online?
Now we have discussed quite many things. The next question that you might have in your mind is this. Can you check your GPF account balance online?
The answer is yes. You can check your GPF account balance online in Karnataka.
This is possible with the help of the official website of the Principal Accountant General. (A &E) You should also note that usage of the official website is the only method to check account balance. So make sure you don’t trust on the third-party websites other than the official one.
Steps to Check GPF Account Balance in Karnataka Online
Let us now learn about the steps that you need to follow to check GPF Account balance in Karnataka online. These steps are very simple and you will be able to check your account balance after you read this guide properly.
But first, you should register yourself on the official website so that you can view your GPF account details online. Do do that you have to use the “New Users Registration” link. You can refer to the image embedded above to know where you can find this link for registration.
And if you have already registered then you can proceed further with this guide. In case you want to download the GPF Annual Account Statement then please read this linked guide.
When you select GPF Account Details in 5th step and click on the submit button, a PDF file will be opened in which you can find your GPF account balance.
So this is how you can check GPF Account Balance in Karnataka Online. I hope you are clear with all the information that has been mentioned in this guide. But as we are not the official people to talk about this. We always recommend you to verify the information mentioned here before you use it for your personal use. Please make sure that you contact your higher officials in the workplace to verify the information mentioned here.