EPFO Assistant Recruitment 2019: Notification, Admit Card, Exam Date, Result

EPFO Assistant 2019 Prelims & Mains Exam Date, Syllabus, Prelims Result & Free Mock

Employees provident fund organization (EPFO) has released the notification for the recruitment of the post of Assistant for a total of 280 vacancies. The employees will be working under the employees’ provident fund organization. This exam is going to be very tough due to the less number of vacancies. To have deep knowledge about the syllabus of EPFO Assistant and exam pattern is a must thing before you appear for any exam. You can expect the level of exam to be high due to the number of aspirants appearing for it.
To give you a gist about the EPFO Assistant we are describing all about EPFO 2019 in this post.

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EPFO Assistant Prelims Exam dates 2019

The reputed organization is going to conduct the exam on two dates. The tentative dates for the EPFO Assistant exam 2019 are 30th July and 31st July 2019 as per the official notification. Below is the complete schedule of the examination dates and other important information.
Important Exam Dates:

EPFO Assistant Notification:

EPFO released the Official notification for the job seekers to be recruited as the Assistant Officer. 280 candidates as per the official notification are to be recruited. For detailed information and other related details, you can refer to the official notification of EPFO Assistant 2019.

EPFO Assistant  Apply Online

The link to apply online for EPFO Assistant 2019 Exam has been activated now. The registrations and mode of payment for SBI PO 2019 Application are both online. Aspiring aspirants can apply online for SBI PO 2019 from the link mentioned below.

Online registration opening date 30th MAY 2019
Online registration opening date 25th June 2019

EPFO Assistant 2019 Application Fees:

After filling out the form and all the necessary details, one has to complete the submission of the application form for final submission. Only after the final payment, your form will be considered for the exam. make sure all the details that you filled, should be valid and correct. Any discrepancy in the form may lead to failure of your candidature any time.

SC/ST/PWD,Departmental candidates/female/EWS Rs 250/-
All other categories Rs 500/-

    EPFO Assistant 2019 Exam pattern:

    The exam is a two-tier process. Those who will qualify the first phase will only appear for the second round i.e Main exam.  One has to qualify both the phases by scoring minimum marks as set by the organization.  Preliminary exam is qualifying in nature whereas the main exam will be considered for the final selection. Following is the detailed exam pattern of the EPFO Assistant 2019 exam.

    Preliminary exam: Phase-1

    Preliminary Examination consisting of Objective Tests for 100 marks is conducted online. This test is of 1-hour duration consisting of 3 Sections(with separate timings for each section) as follows:
    S. No. Name of the Test (Objective
    No. of
    Duration Version
    1. English Language 30 30 20 minutes English
    2. Reasoning Ability 35 35 20 minutes Bilingual
    3. Numerical Aptitude 35 35 20 minutes Bilingual

    Candidates have to qualify in the preliminary exam to be eligible for the second phase by securing the minimum qualifying marks which will be decided by the organization itself. Candidates will be selected in the ratio 1:10 that is 10 times the vacancy for the main exam. Cut off will be decided on certain factors like level of difficulty, vacancies, number of aspirants applied, etc.

    Phase-II Main examination:

    After qualifying the preliminary exam, students will be called for the main exam. The main exam consists of four major subjects. Each subject carries different marks. There will be a total of 155 questions carrying 200 marks in total. After the Objective main exam, descriptive exam of 45 minutes for 30 marks will also be there. You have to qualify in both objectives as well as the descriptive phase.
    S. No. Name of the Test (Objective
    No. of
    Duration Version
    1. Reasoning/ Intelligence 40 60 35 minutes Bilingual
    2. General/ Economy/
    Financial Awareness
    40 40 20 minutes Bilingual
    3. English Language 30 40 30 minutes English
    4. Quantitative Aptitude 40 60 35 minutes Bilingual
    TOTAL 150 200 2 hours
    5. Descriptive Paper (English
    Language with emphasis
    on comprehension and
    30 45 minutes English
    GRAND TOTAL 153 230 2 hours 45

    The marks obtained in Phase -2 will be considered for final selection

    1.Objective test: The objective test consists of  150 questions carrying 200 marks. There will be four sections in the Phase-2 Reasoning/ Intelligence, General/ Economy/Financial Awareness, English Language, Quantitative Aptitude. Sectional timing will be there against each section and you have to attempt the maximum number of questions in that stipulated time.

    2. Descriptive Test: Once you completed the objective test, a Descriptive Paper (English Language with an emphasis on comprehension and analysis) of duration 45 minutes carrying 30 marks will appear on the computer screen. You have to write the article and letter out of the given topics. To be selected finally, one has to clear the cut off of main(objective+descriptive).

    3.Penalty for the wrong answer: Penalty for every wrong answer in both preliminary and main will be deducted. One-fourth of the marks allotted against each question will be deducted as penalty for every wrong answer. So it is advisable not to mark the answer on random guessing to avoid negative marking in the exam.

    EPFO Assistant Eligibility Criteria:

    Essential Should be a citizen of India.
    Education Graduation degree as on 25th June 2019.
    Age limit Minimum- 20 years
    Maximum- Must have no attained 27 as on 25th June

    Essential: He should be a citizen of India. Persons from outside India are not eligible for this post. Refer to the notification for further details.
    Educational: student Must possess Degree from recognized University or equivalent as on 25th June 2019.
    Age limit: A person should be of 20 years and must have not attained the age of 27 years as on 25th June 2019. Relaxation to reserved categories will be given.

    EPFO Assistant Salary 2019:

    Under 7th Pay Commission Salary of Assistant with entry pay Rs. 44,900 (level-7 of pay matrix). In addition, to pay, they will also be eligible for DA, HRA  and other allowances. The employee will also be entitled to the additional benefits and perks and mentioned by the employees’ provident fund organization.

    EPFO Assistant Prelims & Main Exam Syllabus:

    Reasoning Ability

    Puzzles, Seating Arrangements, Direction  Sense, Blood Relation, Syllogism,  Order and Ranking, Coding-Decoding,  Machine Input-Output, Inequalities, Data  Sufficiency, Alpha – Numeric – Symbol   Series


    Same syllabus as in Preliminary Exam. Some other topics are Logical Reasoning (Passage Inference, Statement and Assumption, Statement & Conclusion, Argument, and Cause & Effect), Classification, Analogy, Word Formation, Non-Verbal Reasoning, Matrix.

    Quantitative Aptitude
    Syllabus of Preliminary Exam and Mains Exam is the same.
    Data Interpretation (Bar Graph, Line Chart, Tabular, Case let, Radar/Web, Pie Chart) Inequalities (Quadratic Equations) Number Series, Approximation and Simplification Data Sufficiency Miscellaneous Arithmetic Problems (HCF and LCM, Profit and Loss, SI & CI, Problem on Ages, Work and Time, Speed Distance and Time, Probability, Mensuration, Permutation and Combination, Average, Ratio and Proportion, Partnership, Problems on Boats and Stream, Problems on Trains, Mixture and Allegation, Pipes and Cisterns).
    English Language

    Syllabus for Preliminary and Mains Exam is the same
    Reading Comprehension, Cloze Test, Fillers, Sentence Errors, Vocabulary based questions, Sentence Improvement, Jumbled Paragraph, Word Usage, Phrase/Connectors, Paragraph related question (Para connectors, Para Completion, Para Restatement, Paragraph Inference, Para fillers).
    General/Economy/ Financial Awareness
    This section is only in Mains Exam
    Current affairs of at least 6 months, Indian Financial Market, Capital markets and the government, Money Market, stock markets and bond markets, The role of money markets in the financial system, Derivatives markets and private investing, The study of the foreign exchange interbank market, Primary markets and secondary markets, Mutual Funds, Insurance Industry, Insurance Industry,Regulatory Agencies, Special Statutes for Certain Financial Intermediaries, Establishment of FSDC, Financial Stability and Development Council, International Financial Organization.
    Descriptive Paper
    This section is only in Mains Exam.
    English Language with an emphasis on comprehension and analysis such as Letter, Precise writing, and Comprehension.


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