Yes Employer share of PF will be directly credited to your PF Account. In normal course Employee share of PF has to be separate apart from fixed salary. But now it has become trend most of the Corporates follow the tactics of adding Employer PF to CTC. Employer point of view is that whatever expenses incurred per employee is added to their salary which is cost to the company. Many company's add Employer ESI contribution, Gratuity premium to CTC.
Since these components are out of CTC technically speaking Employer is right only provided the Gross earnings of the Employee should not be less than the minimum wages.
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