EPFO Assistant Exam

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19th July 2019

EPFO Assistant Prelims Admit Card 2019
EPFO (Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation India) has released EPFO Assistant 2019 Prelims Admit Card. Candidates who have successfully submitted their online application for EPFO 2019 Assistant exam can download their EPFO Assistant Admit Cards for Prelims exam.

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21st May 2019

Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) Employee Provident fund Organization EPFO has recently released the notification for the post of Assistant. This year EPFO Recruitment had announced totally 280 vacancies.

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About Exam

DescriptionThe Employees' Provident Fund Organisation, is an organization tasked to assist the Central Board of Trustees, a statutory body formed by the Employees' Provident Fund and Miscellaneous Provisions Act, 1952 and is under the administrative control of the Ministry of Labour and Employment, Government of India

Exam Dates/Notifications

  • Starting Date to Apply Online: 30-05-2019
  • Last Date to Apply Online: 25-06-2019
  • Preliminary Examination (Phase-I) dates : 30 & 31-07-2019
  • Downloading of Call Letters: 20-07-2019 to 30-07-2019
  • Main Examination (Phase-II): Call letters will be sent after the Declaration of the result of Preliminary Examination (Phase-I).

Study Plan

Will Update Soon

Application Process

SC/ST/PWD/ Departmental Candidates, Female Candidates & Economically Weaker Section (EWS) –   Rs 250. All other categories- Rs 500

Dates for submission of Online Application are from 30th May 2019 to 25th June 2019.

  • visit the official site epfindia.gov.in.
  • click on the option "APPLY ONLINE FOR RECRUITMENT TO THE POST OF ASSISTANT-2019 IN EPFO" which will open a new screen
  •  Click on "Click here for Registration" and enter Name, Contact details and Email-id.
  • Validate your details and Save your application by clicking the 'Validate your details' and 'Save & Next' button.
  • Submit your application on or before the last date.

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EPFO Recruitment 2019: No. Of Vacancies

113 28 42 21 76 280

Selection Process

As per the selection criteria prescribed by the selection board, they will conduct the process in 2 steps.

(i) Phase I – Prelims Exam

(ii) Phase II – Mains Exam

Eligibility Criteria

Let us also highlight other pointers like Eligibility Criteria, Age Limit, Educational Qualifications, Important Dates, Application Process

Age Limit

Age Limit (As on 25-05-2019) 

Maximum: 27 years

Relaxation is applicable for OBC, SC, ST, Employees of Government of India, employees of EPFO and Persons with Disability as per the rules Relaxation Details:

(i) SC/ST – up to 5 years.

(ii) OBC – NCL up to 3 years.

(iii) Employees of Central Government & departmental candidates i.e employees of the Employees’ Provident Fund Organization.

Category Relaxation:

  • General up to 40 years
  • OBC up to 43 years
  • SC/ST up to 45 years

Educational Qualification

Must possess Degree from recognized University or equivalent as on 25th June, 2019


EPFO Assistant Syllabus

Since there is a predefined time slot for each section, you need to be well informed regarding all the topics specific to each section of SBI PO. We have mentioned the entire SBI PO syllabus in a constructive format.

EPFO Assistant Reasoning Syllabus

This section will consist of questions based on Verbal & Non-Verbal Reasoning from following topics:

  • Puzzles
  • Seating Arrangements
  • Direction Sense
  • Blood Relation
  • Syllogism
  • Order and Ranking
  • Coding-Decoding
  • Machine Input-Output
  • Inequalities
  • Alpha-Numeric-Symbol Series
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Logical Reasoning (Passage Inference, Statement and Assumption, Statement & Conclusion, Argument and Cause & Effect)

EPFO Assistant English Language Syllabus

This section will consist of questions on basic understanding of English Language from the following topics:

  • Reading Comprehension
  • Cloze Test
  • Double fillers/ Sentence/ Multiple Sentence fillers
  • Sentence Correction/ Improvement
  • Phrase Replacement
  • Vocabulary based questions
  • Odd one out cum para jumbles
  • Paragraph Based Questions (Paragraph 1, 2, 3..., Paragraph Fillers, Paragraph Conclusion, Paragraph /Sentences Restatement).

EPFO Assistant Quantitative Aptitude Syllabus

This section will consist of questions based on numerical ability from the following topics:

  • Data Interpretation
  • Inequalities (Quadratic Equations)
  • Number Series
  • Approximation and Simplification
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Arithmetic Problems
  • Profit and Loss
  • SI & CI
  • Problem on Ages
  • Work and Time
  • Speed Distance and Time
  • Probability
  • Mensuration
  • Permutation and Combination
  • Average
  • Ratio and Proportion
  • Partnership
  • Problems on Boats and Stream,
  • Problems on Trains
  • Mixture and Allegation

EPFO Assistant General Awareness

This Section will consist of questions based on General and Financial Awareness from the following topics:

  • Banking and Insurance Awareness
  • Financial Awareness
  • Govt. Schemes and Policies
  • Current Affairs
  • Static Awareness

Exam Pattern

Exam Name No. of Qus Max Marks Duration
English knowledge 30 30 20 Minutes
Reasoning Ability 35 35 20 Minutes
Numerical Aptitude 35 35 20 Minutes
Total 100 100 1 Hour

 Note: For each wrong answer, there will be a negative marking of one-fourth of the mark assigned to that question.

Phase-II: Main Examination

Main Examination consisting of the objective test and descriptive test. The main examination will consist of objective tests for 200 marks. The total duration of the test is 2 hours 45 Minutes


Exam No. of Qus Max Marks
Reasoning/ Intelligence 40 60
General/ Economy/
Financial Awareness
40 40
English Language 30 40
Total 150 200

The descriptive test conducted in the English Language with an emphasis on comprehension and analysis for 45 minutes. The marks obtained in the Main exam is considered for final selection


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