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EPFO Assistant Recruitment 2019 Exam: Know Exam Date, Syllabus & Exam Pattern

EPFO Assistant Recruitment 2019 Exam: Check EPF Assistant exam dates, syllabus, exam pattern, selection process and pay scale. The EPFO Assistant recruitment 2019 Prelims Exam will be held on July 30 & 31.

Jun 28, 2019 12:13 IST
EPFO Assistant 2019 Exam

EPFO Assistant Recruitment 2019 Prelims exam will be conducted on July 30 and 31, for which, the EPFO Admit Card 2019 or the EPFO call letters will be released on the official website - epfindia.gov.in on July 20. Candidates can download their EPFO call letters till July 30, 2019. The Employees' Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) is conducting this recruitment drive under the Direct Recruitment Quota across India to fill in 280 Vacancies to the post of EPF Assistant. The recruitment to the post of EPFO Assistant will be carried out through an Online Examination in two phases - EPFO Assistant Preliminary Exam & EPFO Assistant Main Exam.

Total Number of Vacancies

Category

Vacancy

General

113

OBC

76

EWS

28

SC

42

ST

21

PwD

11

EPFO Assistant 2019 Selection Procedure & Exam Pattern

As per the EPFO Assistant Recruitment Notification 2019, the EPF Assistant selection will be done on the basis of:

  • Phase I – EPFO Prelims Exam
  • Phase II – EPFO Mains Exam

Exam Pattern of EPFO Prelims 2019 Exam: The EPFO Assistant Preliminary exam will ask a total of 100 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) and it will be conducted online.  It will be bilingual, both English and Hindi, except for the English section. Each Section will have a separate timing. Have a look:

Section

No of MCQs

Marks

Duration

Numerical Aptitude

35

35

20 minutes

Reasoning Ability

35

35

20 minutes

English Knowledge

30

30

20 minutes

Total

100

100

60 minutes

Exam Pattern of EPFO Mains 2019 Exam: The EPFO Mains exam will also be online objective test. A total of 150 MCQs will be asked. Each section will have a separate timing.

Section

No of Questions

Max Marks

Duration

Quantitative Aptitude

40

60

35 minutes

Reasoning/ Intelligence

40

60

35 minutes

English Language

40

40

30 minutes

General/ Economy/
Financial Awareness

30

40

20 minutes

Total

150

200

2 hours

Note: There will also be a “Descriptive Test” on English language (Letter writing, Precis & Comprehension). The duration of the test will be 45 minutes.

EPFO Assistant Syllabus 2019

English Language

Reasoning Ability

Quantitative Aptitude

General/Economy/ Financial Awareness

Reading Comprehension Vocabulary

Cloze Test

Sentence Improvement

Word Selection

Error Detection

Rearrangement

Idioms and Phrases

Active/Passive Voice

Direct/Indirect Speech

Tense

Verbs

Sentence Transformation

Spelling Test

Para Jumbles

Phrase Replacement

Alpha-numeric Series

Analogy

Verbal Reasoning

Coding-Decoding

Blood Relations

Puzzle Test

Syllogism

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

HCF &LCM

Age Problems

Boat & Stream

Calendar & Clocks

Fraction & Decimals

Simplification

Surds & Indices

Pipe & Cisterns

Data Interpretation

Percentage

Profit and Loss

Ratio & Proportion

Partnership

Compound Proportion

Time & Work

Probability

Mensuration

Permutation and Combination

Average

Time, Distance, Speed

Probability

Stokes & Share

Discount

Volume and Surface Area

 

Current Affairs

General Knowledge related to Banking

Indian Polity

Science and Technology

History

Geography

Countries, Capitals and Currencies

Social Science

Indian Financial System

Important Financial Terms

GST

Indian Currency

Foreign Exchange Reserves

Negotiable Instruments

International Financial Institutions

Cheques and its Types

Indian Economy

Structure and Functions of RBI Electoral Bonds

Important Banking Terminologies

Balance of Trade and Payment

Top Banking Committees

Stock markets and bond markets

Primary markets

Secondary markets

Insurance Industry

Financial Development

Indian Budget

Economic Policies and Schemes

Key points to note:

  • Negative Marking: There will be negative marks for wrong answers; 1/4th marks will be deducted for each wrong answer.
  • Candidates will be selected for EPFO Mains 2019 Exam on the basis of their performance in Prelims Exam.
  • Cut-offs will be applied in two stages: Scores in individual tests & Total Score

Pay Scale of EPFO Assistant

The EPFO Assistant will enjoy Level- 7 of Pay Matrix (Civilian employees) Under 7th Pay Commission. The entry pay of the EPF Assistant will be Rs. 44,900.