EPFO Assistant Recruitment 2019

EPFO Assistant Recruitment

Employee Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) had released an official notification for recruitment to the post of assistants on June 27, 2019. The candidates who are interested in the EPFO Assistant Recruitment and satisfy the eligibility criteria shall Apply Now!

Latest: Employee Provident Fund Organisation has been released the EPFO Prelims Admit Card on July 19, 2019. Candidates can download the Prelims Admit Card from the official website.

Direct Link To Download EPFO Prelims Admit Card 2019

EPFO Assistant Recruitment 2019

The Employee Provident Fund Organization invites applications for eligible candidates. There are more than 2500 vacancies for EPFO recruitment. Read the following for more and relevant information:

EPFO Assistant 2019 Recruitment PDF Official Notification

  • There will be a prelims exam followed by mains exam according to the selection process
  • The candidates who belong to OBC/EWS/OC category shall pay INR500 as application form charge
  • The application fee for candidates who belong to SC/ST/PWD/female candidates is INR250
  • The beginning salary in this recruitment is INR25000 with all the other allowances
  • The last to fill the EPFO Application Form is July 21, 2019
  • There are 100 questions in the exam to be attempted in 60 minutes (1 hour)
  • Regular practice of questions based on English, Reasoning and Quantitative Aptitude can help candidates manage time in the exam.
  • As per the EPFO Selection Process, the candidates have to appear for Prelims of EPFO Recruitment and then qualifying candidates to appear for Mains.
  • Candidates qualifying for Mains shall be double the total vacancies announced.

EPFO Assistant Recruitment Exam Dates 2019

The following table has all the important dates for the recruitment of EPFO 2019:

Events Dates 
Online Application Start Date May 30, 2019
Last date to apply June 25, 2019
Admit Card Date July 19 -31, 2019
Prelims Exam Date July 30 & 31, 2019

EEPFO Assistant Recruitment Eligibility Criteria 

The eligibility criteria defined for EPFO Recruitment 2019 is based on 2 Important factors:

  1. Age of the Candidate
  2. Educational Qualification

Age Limit for EPFO Assistant Recruitment 

  • Minimum Age of the Candidate should be 18 years
  • Maximum Age of the Candidate 27 years

The following table has the age-relaxation:

Category Relaxation in Upper Age Limit
SC 5 Years
ST 5 Years
OBC- NCL 3 Years
PWD General 10 Years
PWD OBC 13 Years
PWD SC 15 Years
PWD ST 15 Years
Employees of Central Govt. & Departmental Candidates i.e. Employees of Provident Fund Organization General – Up to 40 years of age,

SC/ST – Up to 45 years of age,

OBC – Up to 43 years of age

EPFO Assistant Eligibility Criteria 2019 (Educational Qualification)

All candidates must have a graduation degree from a government recognized university or any equivalent qualification are eligible. Candidates waiting for their finals results of their respective courses are not eligible and should not apply.

EPFO Recruitment Selection Process 

The EPFO Recruitment Selection happens in 2 Major Parts- Prelims and Mains Exam

Phase 1 EPFO Prelim Exam 

  • However, this is an Objective test which happens Online
  • The Test is Bilingual and can be given in both English & Hindi.
  • The English part is to be done in English Only.

Phase 2 EPFO Mains Exam

  • This exam is an Objective + Subjective test and is also conducted Online.
  • The Test is Bilingual.
  • Consists of 150 Questions with Total Number of Marks being 200.

EPFO Assistant Recruitment Exam Pattern

The Following Exam Pattern is followed for both Prelims & Mains-

Exam Pattern of EPFO Assistant Prelims 2019

  • However, all sections have an allotted time limit of 20 Minutes
  • Moreover, 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.
  • Most importantly, the Cut-Off is based on both the individual Section & the total marks obtained.
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

Exam Pattern of EPFO Assistant Mains 2019 

The EPFO exam pattern for the mains exam (objective) is as follows:

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

The EPFO Exam pattern for the mains exam (subjective) is explained as follows:

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
  • Although, this section appears on the candidate’s screen immediately after submitting the Objective Exam
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