EPFO Assistant Exam Pattern 2019

epfo assistant exam pattern

The much-awaited EPFO Assistant Recruitment 2019 has released its online Application form for candidates. This article will walk you through the EPFO Assistant Exam Pattern for Prelims & Mains.

EPFO Assistant Exam Pattern Important Highlights

EPFO has commenced its hiring process. Important information regarding the EPFO Assistant Exam-

Exam Name EPFO Assistant Recruitment
Conducting Body Employee Provident Fund Organization
Application Process May 30 to 25 June 2019
Exam Date July 30 & July 31, 2019
Total Vacancies 280
Salary ₹ 44,900
Job Location Pan India

EPFO Assistant Exam Pattern for Prelims 2019

SECTION Number Of Questions Marks Time Allotted
English Language 30 30 20 Minutes
Numerical Ability 35 35 20 Minutes
Reasoning Ability 35 35 20 Minutes
TOTAL 100 100 1 Hour
  • All sections have an allotted time limit of 20 Minutes
  • For each wrong answer, there will be a markdown of 1/4th marks allotted to the question
  • Due to the Time Sensitive nature of the examination, the main objective for a candidate should be to complete the sections within the time limit.
  • EPFO shortlists 10 times the number of Total vacancies from Prelims to appear for the Mains.
  • The Cut-Off is based on both the individual Section & the total marks obtained.

Check the EPFO Assistant Syllabus

EPFO Assistant Exam Pattern for Mains 2019

*The EPFO Exam Pattern for Mains is divided into 2 sections

  1. Objective Section
  2. Subjective/Descriptive Section

A- EPFO Exam Pattern for Mains (Objective Section)

SECTION Number Of Questions Marks Time Allotted
General/Economy/ Financial Awareness 40 40 20 Minutes
English Language 30 40 30 Minutes
Quantitative Aptitude 40 60 35 Minutes
Reasoning Intelligence 40 60 35 Minutes
TOTAL 150 200 2 Hours

B- EPFO Exam Pattern for Mains (Descriptive Section)

*This section will have 3 Questions from the Topics ( Letter Writing, Precis & Comprehension)

  • 3 Questions from this Section
  • Topics – Letter Writing, Precis & Comprehension
  • Total Marks for this section is 30
  • Total Time allotted for this section is 45 Minutes
  • This section appears on the candidate’s screen immediately after submitting the Objective Exam

*The Total Time for the EPFO Mains Examination is 2 Hours & 45 minutes

*Check EPFO Official web for more information on EPFO Exam Pattern & Recruitment


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