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EPFO (Assistants)

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  • Examination category : Government Job
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  • Conducting Body : Employees Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO)
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Main Exam Date

07-07-2024

Application Start Date

07-03-2024

Application End Date

27-03-2024

Overview

The Employees' Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) is under the Ministry of Labour and Employment Government of India. It assists the Central Board in administering Provident Fund Scheme, Pension Scheme and Insurance Scheme for the workforce engaged in the Organised sector in India.The Employees' Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) held the Social Security Assistant to recruit young professionals annually.

Conducting BodyThe Employees' Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) hold exam for desiring applicants every year. The following information is regarding EPFO Social Security Assisstant Exam held by EPFO.

Important Dates:

Events

Dates

Mode

Link

Registration Date

Will Be Updated Soon.

Online

https://ibpsonline.ibps.in/epfoamay19/

Application Date

07/03/2024

27/03/2024

Admit Card

Will Be Updated Soon.

Preliminary Exam Date

Mains Exam Date

07/07/2024

Result Date

Will Be Updated Soon.

Selection Procedure:

The exam is held in two stages:

  • Preliminary Exam

  • Mains Exam

Exam Pattern:

Preliminary exam: The Assistant Preliminary Exam is Computer based. A total of 100 questions (MCQs) are asked from three sections - Numerical Aptitude, Reasoning Ability and English Knowledge. Each question contain 1 mark and there is separate sectional timing. 

  S. No.

Name of the Test (Objective Tests)

No. of Qs.

  Max. Marks

 Duration

 Version

                1

English Language

        30

            30

20 minutes

English

                2

Reasoning Ability

        35

            35

20 minutes

Bilingual

                3

Numerical Aptitude

        35

            35

20 minutes

Bilingual

Total

100

100

Note: There is a provision of Negative Marking.0.25 of the total marks are deducted.
Main Examination:The Mains exam is also an Online Objective test. A total of 150 MCQs are asked. Each section have a separate timing. 

Sr. No.

Name of the Test

(Objective Tests)

No. of Qs.

Max.

Marks

Duration

Version

1

Reasoning/ Intelligence

40

60

35 minutes

Bilingual

2

General/ Economy/

Financial Awareness

40

40

20 minutes

Bilingual

3

English Language

30

40

30 minutes

English

4

Quantitative Aptitude

40

60

35 minutes

Bilingual

TOTAL

150

200

2 hours

5.

Descriptive Paper (English Language - comprehension and analysis)

3

30

45 minutes

English

GRAND TOTAL

153

230

2 hours 45

minutes

Note: 

  • There is a provision of Negative Marking.0.25 of the total marks are deducted.

  • Cut-offs is applied in two stages i.e. scores in individual tests & Total Score

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Age Limit:- Applicants age must be between 20 years and 27 years.

  • Educational Qualifications: Must possess Degree from recognised University or equivalent. 

Syllabus:

English Language:

  • Reading Comprehension

  • Cloze Test

  • Para jumbles

  • Fill in the blanks

  • Error Spotting

  • Paragraph Completion

Quantitative Ability:

  • Mixtures & Allegations

  • Profit & Loss

  • Simplification

  • Simple Interest & Compound Interest

  • Work & Time

  • Time & Distance

  • Mensuration

  • Data Interpretation

  • Number Systems

  • Sequence & Series

  • Combination &Probability

Reasoning:

  • Alphanumeric Series

  • Coded Inequalities

  • Data Sufficiency

  • Logical Reasoning

  • Puzzle

  • Tabulation

  • Syllogism

  • Blood Relations

  • Coding Decoding

General Awareness:

  • Insurance Awareness

  • General Knowledge

  • Current Affairs

  • Economy

  • History & Geography of India

  • Culture, Art and Sports of India

  • Currency and Capital

  • Awards

  • Science and Technology

  • Important Days

  • Books and Authors

CONCLUSION: This exam offers a wonderful chance for the eligible aspirants to accomplish their goal. It is a good occasion for interested candidates to join the EPFO Assistant. We, the team of Estudentbook, wishes you all the best for your upcoming future. For more updates, you can visit our official website estudentbook.com.

FAQs:

Ques 1. From where can a applicant get the information regarding the EPFO Assistant exam?

Ans. Applicants can get the information from the official website.

Ques 2. How can a applicant apply for EPFO Assistant exam?

Ans. Applicants have to apply online for Application form and registration.

Ques 3. How can a applicant download the Admit card?

Ans. Applicants can download the admit card from the official website.

Ques 4. How can applicant pay the application fee?

Ans. By online mode by Debit/Credit card, Internet Banking, Cash Wallets etc.

Ques 5. Is there provision of fee exemption?

Ans. No.

Ques 6. Which documents are required while submitting the form?

Ans. Following are the documents:

  • Photograph (20 - 50kb)

  • Image (10 - 20kb)

  • Hand written Declaration  (50 - 100 KB)

  • Left Thumb Impression (20 - 50kb)

Ques 7. What is the selection procedure for EPFO Assistant exam?

Ans. For Assistant exam the selection is done through 2 stages:

  • Preliminary Examination (Objective)

  • Mains Examination (Objective & Descriptive)

Ques 8. Is there any Interview?

Ans. No, there is no Interview for EPFO Assistant exam.

Ques 9. Is exam held online or offline?

Ans. The exam for Assistant is conducted online for both Prelims and Mains.

Ques 10. Is there any sectional timing in the exam?

Ans. Yes.

Ques 11. Is EPFO Assistant exam bilingual?

Ans. Except the English language test, rest of the exam is held bilingually i.e. in English and Hindi.

Ques 12. Is there any Negative Marking in the exam?

Ans. Yes. 1/4th of the total allotted mark deducted.

Ques 13. On what basis the merit list is prepared?

Ans. The merit list is prepared on the basis of the Mains marks.

Ques 14. Is there any way to change the centre once the form is submitted?

Ans. No changes can be made once the form is submitted and the fee is paid.

Ques 15. What precautions should be taken by a applicant while filling up the Online Application Form?

Ans. Please read the instructions attentive before filling up the Online Application Form.

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