EPFO Assistant Selection Process 2019

EPFO Assistant Selection Process

EPFO is one of the World’s largest Social Security Organisations in terms of clientele and the volume of financial transactions undertaken. EPFO has announced the starting date for EPFO Assistant Recruitment. The students who want to appear for the exam must know the EPFO Assistant Selection Process 2019-

  • However, the students will get to know the update for EPFO Admit Card soon.
  • Firstly, the vacancies of EPFO posts are 280 (+11 PWD).
  • Secondly, EPFO has 2 exams: Prelims & Mains according to EPFO Recruitment Notification.
  • Moreover, EPFO Assistant Syllabus has 3 main sections for Prelims: Numerical Ability, Reasoning Ability, and English Language.
  • The Syllabus has 4 main sections for Prelims: Numerical Ability, Reasoning Ability, General/Economy/ Financial Awareness, and English Language.
  • Although, there are two phases in the Mains Exam of EPFO Assistant- Objective Test and Descriptive Test
  • Attempt EPFO Free Mock Tests for more practice for the Exam.
  • Also, there will be a total of 100 questions in the exam with 100 marks.

EPFO Assistant Syllabus

EPFO Assitant Syllabus 2019 Highlights

Exam Name EPFO Assistant
Conducting Body Employee Provident Fund Organization
Application Process May 30 to June 25, 2019
Exam Date July 30 & 31, 2019
Vacancies 280 (+11 PWD)
Salary ₹ 44,900
Job Location Pan India

EPFO Assistant Selection Process 2019

The EPFO Recruitment Selection happens in 2 Parts, which are mentioned below in brief-

Phase 1- Prelims Exam

  • However, this is an Objective test which happens Online
  • 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.
  • Moreover, the Cut-Off is based on both the individual Section & the total marks obtained.
  • The Test is Bilingual and can be given in both English & Hindi.
  • Moreover, the English part has only an English option.
Subjects No. of
Duration Version
English Language 30 30 20 minutes English
Reasoning Ability 35 35 20 minutes Bilingual
Numerical Aptitude 35 35 20 minutes Bilingual
Total  – 100 60 minutes

Phase 2- Mains Exam

  • However, the test will conduct in 2 phases- Objective test and Descriptive Test.
  • Moreover, the Objective Test is Bilingual.
  • Consists of 150 Questions with Total Number of Marks being 200.
  • 3 Questions from this Descriptive Test Section
  • Topics –  Letter Writing, Precis & Comprehension
  • It consists of 3 Questions with Total Number of Marks being 30.
  • Although, the total time allotted for this section is 45 Minutes
Objective Test
Subject No. of
Duration Version
Reasoning/ Intelligence 40 60 35 minutes Bilingual
General/ Economy/
Financial Awareness
40 40 20 minutes Bilingual
English Language 30 40 30 minutes English
Quantitative Aptitude 40 60 35 minutes Bilingual
TOTAL 150 200 2 hours
Descriptive Test
Subjects Questions Max. Marks Duration Version
Descriptive Paper (English
Language with emphasis
on comprehension and
30 45 minutes English

EPFO Assistant 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

  • However, the minimum age of the Candidate should be 20 years as of June 25, 2019.
  • Moreover, the maximum age of the Candidate 26 years as of June 25, 2019.
  • Candidates who have reached the age of 27 years on or before 25th June 2019 will not be eligible.

EPFO Assistant Selection Process

EPFO Assistant Salary details 2019

  • However, the Monthly Salary for the post of Assistant is ₹ 44,900.
  • In Addition to the monthly salary ₹ 44,900, the employees will also get DA, HRA, Transport allowance & other additional allowances.
  • Moreover, the Salary is in accordance with the Level- 7 of Pay Matrix (Civilian employees) Under 7th Pay Commission with Entry Pay Rs. 44,900/-.

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