EPFO Assistant 2019 (Prelims): Get 5 Last Minute Tips to crack EPFO Exam

EPFO Assistant 2019 Exam (Last Minute Tips): Get here last minute tips & strategies to clear the EPFO Assistant 2019 Prelims Exam. The EPFO Assistant Exam 2019 is being held today, 31 July 2019 online in the MCQ format.

Jul 31, 2019 10:34 IST
EPFO Assistant 2019 (Prelims) Exam

EPFO Assistant 2019 Prelims Exam is being conducted today (31 July) by the Employees' Provident Fund Organisation to fill a total of 280 vacancies in Assistance post. The competition level of the exam will be high as several candidates have applied for the EPFO Assistant and the total number of vacancies is just 280. Considering this, we have provided here five last minute tips to help the candidates in scoring high in the EPFO Assistant 2019 Prelims exam. Aspirants who will qualify the EPFO Assistant 2019 Exam will be hired as EPFO Assistant and will get the pay scale of 7th CPC.

EPFO Assistant 2019 Exam: Know Exam Pattern, Syllabus & Selection Process

The EPFO Assistant Prelim 2019 exam is conducted online. A total of 100 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) will be asked from three sections – Numerical Ability, Reasoning and English. Each Section will have a separate timing. of 20 minutes each. Each question will be 1 Mark. The exam language will be bilingual, both English and Hindi, except for the English section. There will be negative marking of 0.25 marks for every wrong answer.

Have a look at some of the important last minute tips to crack the EPFO Assistant Exam 2019:

1. Revise Important Topics

Here we have listed the most important topics from all three sections of the EPFO Assistant Prelims 2019 that will help the candidates in their last minute preparations:

English Language

Reasoning Ability

Quantitative Aptitude

Reading Comprehension


Cloze Test

Sentence Improvement

Word Selection

Error Detection


Idioms and Phrases

Active/Passive Voice

Direct/Indirect Speech



Sentence Transformation

Spelling Test

Para Jumbles

Phrase Replacement

Alpha-numeric Series


Verbal Reasoning


Blood Relations

Puzzle Test


Input Output

Direction Sense

Venn diagrams

Order and Ranking

Time Sequence Test

Mathematical Operations

Statement & Conclusion

Data Sufficiency

Decision Making

Analytical Reasoning

Mirror Images

Water Images

Embedded Figures

Number Series


Age Problems

Boat & Stream

Calendar & Clocks

Fraction & Decimals


Surds & Indices

Pipe & Cisterns

Data Interpretation


Profit and Loss

Ratio & Proportion


Compound Proportion

Time & Work



Permutation and Combination


Time, Distance, Speed


Stokes & Share


Volume and Surface Area

2. Practice more with focus on Accuracy

When there is high competition, less vacancies and negative marking, accuracy proves out to be the sole resort for the candidates appearing for the competitive exams. Accuracy can only be achieved with more and more practice. Candidates should undertake online mock tests or practice papers in order to score more in the EPFO Assistant 2019 exam.

3. Time Management

Time management is one of most important tool to crack any competitive examination, as at the end, it is all about speed. In the EPFO Assistant Prelims 2019, there will be sectional timing of 20 minutes for each section. Candidates need to attempt at least 25 to 30 questions from each section in 20 minutes with high accuracy. Try not to allot over 1 minute to any question. If you get stuck in any of the question, skip it. It is the ultimate ‘Mantra’.


4. Don’t forget to carry Admit Card, ID Proof & Photograph

Don’t forget to carry necessary documents like EPFO Assistant Admit Card 2019, photograph and original ID proof along with you. Candidates will not be allowed to enter the exam centre without the EPFO Admit Card.

5. Reach Exam Centre on time

Candidates should enquire and locate their examination centre accurately as mentioned in Admit Card before the exam date. Also, candidates should check the exam date and shift timings carefully. This will help the candidate to know the estimated time taken to reach the location. Remember, candidates will not be allowed to enter the centre after the closing of gates.