EPFO SSA Cut Off 2019: Expected Cut Off

| Updated On September 5th, 2019 at 03:04 pm

In August 2019 the Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO), conducted the Phase-1 Preliminary examination to fill 2189 Vacancies in various regions across the nation for the post of Social Security Assistant. The examination was held on 31st August in two shifts. The level of EPFO SSA Prelims Exam was easy and the attempts ranged from 79 to 88 out of 100 (as per the review shared by students who appeared for the exam.



EPFO SSA Prelims Exam Pattern
Let’s have a look at the Exam Pattern for EPFO SSA Prelims 2019 Exam: the number of questions as well the duration in which the exam needs to be completed.
Serial No. Section No. of Questions Max Marks Duration
1. English Language 30 30 20 minutes
2. Numerical Aptitude 35 35 20 minutes
3. Reasoning Ability 35 35 20 minutes
Total 100 100 60 minutes

You can also check out the exam analysis for EPFO SSA Prelims 2019.

EPFO SSA Prelims Expected Cut Off


The cut depends of certain factors:
  • Total Number of Vacancies (state wise)
  • No. of aspirants who appeared for the exam
  • Difficulty level and average good attempts
As per the official notification published by Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation “The candidates will be shortlisted for Phase-II in the ratio of1:10 i.e. about 10 times the number of vacancies in each category on the basis of their performance in Phase –  I”. Considering the level of the examination and good attempts, we can say that this year’s EPFO SSA Prelims Cut Off can be expected to fall between 83- 89.
Note: The cut off will be different for each state, so it will vary accordingly.

EPFO SSA Mains Preparation

Since the prelims is over now, you should not wait for long to start your preparation for EPFO SSA Mains examination. The date of EPFO SSA Mains exam is not announced by the organisation yet, but you can follow this link for regular updates: EPFO SSA 2019 Recruitment & Exam Dates 
Following the exam pattern for EPFO SSA Main examination:
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