EPFO Assistant Exam Analysis 2019: 31st July 1st Shift Review

EPFO Assistant Prelims Exam Analysis 2019:
The preliminary exam for The EPFO Assistant 2019 is planned for the 31st of July and the first shift is over now. Being the dream job for most of the government job aspirants, we can expect a neck to neck competition for 280 seats. The analysis and review make all the aspirants aware of the ongoing trend of the examination as well as introduce the changes in the pattern if any to the aspirants who are yet to appear for the second, third and fourth shift as well as the aspirants who will be appearing for the other upcoming government examinations. We hope that you all did well in the examination. Adda247 shares with you the section-wise analysis of the EPFO Assistant examination for the year 2019. Let’s assess the review of the First shift:

The order of occurrence of each section was as follows:

  • English Language
  • Quantitative Aptitude
  • Reasoning Ability
EPFO Assistant Prelims Exam Analysis 2019: Section-wise Analysis

Subject Good Attempt Time
English Language 19-22 20
Reasoning Ability 31-34 20
Quantitative Aptitude 23-26 20
Total 81-87 60

Quantitative Aptitude (Easy-Moderate)

The level of the Quantitative Aptitude section was Easy-Moderate. One can easily attempt questions if they have practiced well. There was one set of DI:

  • Tabular DI (Based on Week)

No. of Questions
Data Interpretation
Wrong Number Series
Quadratic Equation
Miscellaneous Word Problems

English Language (Easy-Moderate)

The English section was of Easy-Moderate level. There were only 8 questions in the set of Reading Comprehension. The RC was paragraph based.

Topic No. of Questions Level
Reading Comprehension  08 Easy-Moderate
Error Detection 06 Easy-Moderate
Cloze Test 06 Easy
Sentence Rearrangement 05 Easy
Phrasal Verbs 05 Easy
Total 30 Easy

Reasoning (Easy)

The level of reasoning was also Easy. There were 3 sets of puzzles and Seating Arrangement:
  • Floor Based Puzzle (8 Floors)
  • Unknown number of people
  • Rectangular Puzzle (8 people, facing inside & outside)
Topics No. of Questions Level
Puzzles and Seating Arrangement 15 Easy-Moderate
Coding-Decoding 05 Easy
Direction Sense  03 Easy
Coded Inequality 05 Easy
Syllogism 05 Easy-Moderate
Alphabet based 02 Easy
Total 35 Easy