EPFO Assistant Preparation Tips

epfo assistant preparation tips

The EPFO Recruitment 2019 has started. The Online application form  is out from May 30 2019 & the last day to apply is 25 June 2019. 280 Vacancies have been announced by Employee’s Provident Fund Organisation for the position of Assistant. If you qualify the Eligibility Criteria  and want to be a part of the EPFO then apply before June 25th 2019. In this article, we are going to cover the important EPFO Assistant Preparation Tips.

EPFO Assistant Preparation Tips

This article about the EPFO Assistant Preparation Tips will help  you make the right Strategy to crack the paper. Important tips and time management to help you with the EPFO Assistant Exam. Don’t miss the important Exam Dates for the EPFO Assistant Paper.

EPFO Assistant Highlights 2019

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 Prelims Exam Pattern

Let’s have a look at the Prelims exam pattern to help you through the EPFO Preparation tips.

SECTION Number Of Questions Marks Time Allotted
English Language 30 30 20 Minutes
Quantitative Ability 35 35 20 Minutes
Reasoning Ability 35 35 20 Minutes
TOTAL 100 100 1 Hour

EPFO Assistant Preparation Tips for English Section

  1. Review the whole paper section before attempting and prioritize the easy part first.
  2. We suggest prioritizing Para Jumbles, Error Detection, cloze test,  Phrasal Replacement & fillers.
  3. While Answering the Reading Comprehension, first read the Questions asked & then read the comprehension. This will help in answering more efficiently & save time.
  4. Read the newspaper regularly, this will help in improving your vocabulary & you can attempt the questions in Vocabulary section easily.

EPFO Assistant Preparation Tips for Quantitative Ability

  1. The 20 minute time limit can make this section a bit challenging.
  2. It is very important to first answer only those questions that you are very confident about.
  3. Focus on answering Questions from these Topics First :- Quadratic Equations, Simplification, Approximation & number series. These Topics will help you answer most questions & are not very time consuming.
  4. After answering from the above topics go for DI ( Data Interpretation). DI is a very common topic and will have a couple of questions. DI can be solved easily if you have good command over percentages, Concepts of Averages & calculations.
  5. Attempt questions from Time & Work, CI/SI (Compound Interest & Simple Interest), Pipes & Cisterns, Profit & Loss, Partnership & Percentages.  

EPFO Assistant Preparation Tips for Reasoning Section

  1. The reasoning section is generally a scoring section for students.
  2. The section can be easily completed within the 20 minutes so no need to worry about the time here.
  3. Start answering those questions that you are sure about. Choose from Topics : inequalities, direction and distance, syllogism, coding-decoding, alphanumeric series.
  4. When you are done answering the topics on the 3rd point then proceed to solving Puzzles which generally take more time.
  5. Proceed with answering the easy puzzles first and then move to the difficult ones.

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