EPFO Assistant Exam Pattern & Syllabus 2019

EPFO Assistant Exam Pattern & Syllabus 2019: Employees Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) has released EPFO Assistant Recruitment 2019 notification.The total no.of vacancies are 280. The selection for the post of EPFO Assistant will be done through 2 stages viz., Preliminary Exam followed by Mains Exam. The Preliminary Exam is tentatively scheduled to be held on 30th & 31st July 2019. Interested and eligible candidates can check the details given below and apply online based on the eligibility criteria on or before 25th June 2019. The details of EPFO Assistant Exam Pattern & Syllabus are given below:

Name of the Post: Assistant

Post Date: 20/05/2019

No. of Vacancies: 280

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EPFO Assistant Exam Pattern 2019 – Phase – I (Preliminary Exam):

Sl.No.Subject (MCQ)No of QnsMax MarksDuration
1English Language303020 minutes
2Reasoning Ability353520 minutes
3Numerical Aptitude353520 minutes
Total100100

Note:

  • Phase –I is only qualifying in nature.
  • There shall be negative marking of 1/4th of the marks for each wrong answer.
  • The calling ratio for Main Exam shall be 1:10.

EPFO Assistant Exam Syllabus 2019 – Phase – 1 Preliminary Exam:

Reasoning Ability:

  • Puzzle and Seating Arrangement (Tabular/ Circular Seating Arrangement/ Box Arrangement Puzzle/ Liner Puzzle etc)
  • Syllogism
  • Inequality
  • Coding- Decoding
  • Direction Sense
  • Blood Relation
  • Alphabets
  • Verbal / Logical Reasoning
  • Machine Input Output
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Miscellaneous etc

English Language:

  • Reading Comprehension
  • Vocabulary based questions of synonyms and antonyms
  • Double Fillers
  • Spotting Errors
  • Phrase Replacement
  • Sentence Improvement
  • Para Jumbles
  • Close Test

Numerical Aptitude: 

  • Data Interpretation (Tabular/ Bar Graph/ Caselet/ Pie)
  • Quadratic Equation
  • Approximation
  • Number Series
  • Miscellaneous like CI, SI, Speed & Distance, Men & Work, Percentage, Ratio & Proportion,
  • Profit and Loss etc.
  • Clock and Calendar Problems
  • Indices and  Surds
  • LCM and H.C.F
  • Age Problems
  • Average
  • Mensuration
  • Mixture and Allegations
  • Square root, Cube root
  • Time and Work
  • Time, Distance and Speed
  • Volume and Surface Area
  • Number Series/ Number System

EPFO Assistant Exam Pattern 2019 – Phase – II (Mains Exam):

Sl.No.Subject (MCQ)No of QnsMax MarksDuration
1Reasoning/ Intelligence406035 minutes
2General/ Economy/ Financial Awareness404020 minutes
3English Language304030 minutes
4Quantitative Aptitude406035 minutes
Total1502002 hours
5Descriptive Paper (English Language with emphasis on comprehension and analysis)33045 minutes
Grand Total15323002:45 minutes

Note:

  • The marks obtained in Phase – II will be considered for final selection.
  • There shall be negative marking of 1/4th of the marks for each wrong answer.
  • The Descriptive paper comprises of letter, precis, comprehension.(fully online)

EPFO Assistant Exam Syllabus 2019 – Phase – II (Mains Exam):

Reasoning/ Intelligence:

  • Puzzle and Seating Arrangement (Tabular/ Circular Seating Arrangement/ Box Arrangement Puzzle/ Liner Puzzle etc)
  • Syllogism
  • Inequality
  • Coding- Decoding
  • Direction Sense
  • Blood Relation
  • Alphabets
  • Verbal / Logical Reasoning
  • Machine Input Output
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Miscellaneous etc

English Language

  • Reading Comprehension
  • Vocabulary based questions of synonyms and antonyms
  • Double Fillers
  • Spotting Errors
  • Phrase Replacement
  • Sentence Improvement
  • Para Jumbles
  • Close Test

Quantitative Aptitude:

  • Data Interpretation (Tabular/ Bar Graph/ Caselet/ Pie)
  • Quadratic Equation
  • Approximation
  • Number Series
  • Miscellaneous like CI, SI, Speed & Distance, Men & Work, Percentage, Ratio & Proportion,
  • Profit and Loss etc.
  • Clock and Calendar Problems
  • Indices and  Surds
  • LCM and H.C.F
  • Age Problems
  • Average
  • Mensuration
  • Mixture and Allegations
  • Square root, Cube root
  • Time and Work
  • Time, Distance and Speed
  • Volume and Surface Area
  • Number Series/ Number System

General/ Economy/ Financial Awareness:

  • Current events of National and International importance
  • Indian polity and Governance
  • Science and Technology
  • Abbreviations
  • International Issues
  • Sports and Games
  • History – India and World
  • Social Science
  • Geography
  • Countries, Currencies & Capitals
  • Policies and Laws Related to Banking
  • Everyday Science and General Science
  • Culture and Heritage
  • Inventions and Discoveries
  • Important Days
  • Awards and Honours
  • Indian Constitution
  • Books and Authors
  • History of Banks
  • Reserve bank of India and its Roles
  • Economics and Finance
  • Bank Rates, KYC, Bank Abbreviations.
  • Financial Institutions of India
  • Budget
  • Banking and Economic Appointments
  • Economic Policies and Schemes of Government

English (Online Descriptive Paper):

  • Essay, Precis writing and Comprehension.

Important Links for EPFO Assistant Recruitment 2019:

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