EPFO Assistant Syllabus 2019: Detailed Topic wise EPFO Assistant Syllabus

Dear Aspirants,


The notification of  EPFO ASSISTANT 2019 Recruitment is already out and banking/insurance job aspirants from across the country have started to register for the online examination. We can conjecture by the questions asked in banking and insurance examinations that the syllabus is geared towards testing an aspirant’s flexibility to solve complex questions.  Here is the syllabus for EPFO Assistant 2019 Prelims and Main Exam by Adda247 to get you acquainted with the topics which are expected to be asked in the objective type examination.
EPFO Assistant 2019 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 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 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 inter-bank 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 emphasis on comprehension and analysis such as Letter, Precise writing, and Comprehension.
Students, the upward trend in the complexity of questions has only made the consistency of the examination pattern a question mark. So, prepare all the topics well. Be ready for a bolt from the blue and prepare accordingly.

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