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EPFO Assistant Exam Pattern 2019 – For Prelims & Mains

EPFO Assistant Exam Pattern 2019

Knowing the scheme of the examination is the foremost task to be done whenever one decides to prepare for any competitive exam. In this blog we will take you through the Exam Pattern for both Prelims as well as Mains of the EPFO Assistant Examination 2019. The Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) had released the notification for the post of Assistant a few days back and the registrations for the same had also started from 20th May 2019 and will continue till 25th of June 2019. The Preliminary Exam is scheduled on 30th and 31st of July 2019. This blog on EPFO Assistant Exam Pattern 2019 will help you know the Exam Pattern of both Prelims and Mains and thereafter you can devise your preparation strategy for the same.

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EPFO Assistant Exam Pattern 2019 – Prelims & Mains

The EPFO Assistant will be conducted in two phases namely Prelims (Phase 1), Mains (Phase 2).

EPFO Assistant Exam Pattern 2019 – Phase I – Preliminary Examination

 

Sr. No.

Name of the Test

(Objective Tests)

No. of

Questions

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:-

  1. Phase –I is qualifying in nature and marks will not be reckoned for final merit.
  2. For each wrong answer, there will be a negative marking of one fourth of the mark assigned to that
  3. The candidates will be shortlisted for Phase-II in the ratio of 1:10 about 10 times the number of vacancies in each category on the basis of their performance in Phase
  4. If the examination is held in more than one session, the scores across various sessions will be equated following standard practice to adjust for slight differences in difficulty level of different test batteries used across.

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EPFO Assistant Exam Pattern 2019 – Phase II – Main Examination

Sr.

No.

Name of the Test

(Objective Tests)

No. of Questions 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 with emphasis on comprehension and analysis) 3

(Letter, {Precise, Comprehension)

30 45 minutes English
Grand Total 153 230 2 hours 45

minutes

 NOTE:

  1. The marks obtained in Phase – II will be considered for final selection
  2. For each wrong answer, there will be a negative marking of one fourth of the mark assigned to that
  3. Descriptive paper will be completely online, i.e. the questions will be displayed on the screen and the candidates will have to type the answers using keyboard.
  4. Descriptive paper will be conducted online immediately after completion of online objective test of Phase-II Main.

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1. Qualifying Marks

Qualifying Marks in Phase-I (Preliminary Exam.) and Phase – II (Main Exam.) will be decided as per discretion of EPFO.

2. Process for Arriving at Scores

If the examination is held in more than one session, the process of moderation will follow to ensure fairness (More than one session are required. If the nodes capacity is less or some technical disruption takes place at any center or for any candidate.).

3. Note: Cut-offs are applied in two stages:

  1. On scores in individual tests
  2. On Total Score

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This was all from us in this blog of EPFO Assistant Exam Pattern 2019. The Prelims (Phase 1) Exam is scheduled on 30th July, 2019 and 31st July, 2019 as per the notification. This indicates you have ample time at your disposal for the complete preparation for the Exam. You can start with your studies from now on so that you are fully prepared when the exam date is close. We will be updating you with other informative blogs about the EPFO Assistant 2019 Exam, and for this stay tuned to Oliveboard.

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