Home > Articles > EPFO SSA Mains Exam Analysis 2019: 14 November 2019

EPFO SSA Mains Exam Analysis 2019: 14 November 2019

EPFO SSA Mains Exam Analysis 2019

The first stage of EPFO Social Security Assistant (EPFO SSA) Recruitment – EPFO SSA Prelims Exam was conducted on 31st August and 1st September 2019. The second stage of the examination will be conducted on 14 November 2019. The exam will be conducted in only one shift. In this blog EPFO SSA Mains Exam Analysis 2019 we will be sharing you the total no. of questions asked,  its pattern and types of questions for a better understanding of question paper.

EPFO Mains Exam Analysis 2019

EPFO Mains Exam Analysis 2019 – Section-wise

Overall Difficulty: Easy to Moderate

EPFO Mains Exam Analysis 2019 – Quantitative Aptitude

  • Wrong Series: 5 Questions
  • Approximation: 6 Questions
  • Comparison: 4 Questions
  • DI (Tabular Based): 5 Questions
  • Caselet: 5 Questions
  • Pie Chart: 6 Questions
  • Miscellaneous: 9 Questions

EPFO Mains Exam Analysis 2019 – English Language

  • RC: 7 Questions
  • Match the following: 2 Questions
  • Cloze Test: 5 Questions
  • Correct Usage: 3 Questions
  • Jumbled Sentences: 5 Questions
  • Fillers: 4 Questions
  • Word Rearrangement: 4 Questions

EPFO Mains Exam Analysis 2019 –  General/ Economy/Financial Awareness

  • 32 -34 Questions from Current Affairs
  • 6-8 Questions from static GK

 EPFO Mains Exam Analysis 2019 – Reasoning/ Intelligence

  • Syllogism: 4 Questions
  • Data Sufficiency: 4 Questions
  • Stack-based puzzle:  5 Questions
  • Circular Arrangement: 5 Questions
  • Floor based puzzle: 5 Questions
  • Designation based puzzle: 5 Questions
  • Number based puzzle: 5 Questions
  • Inequality: 4 Questions
  • Miscellaneous: 3 Questions

 EPFO Mains Exam Analysis 2019 – Descriptive Paper

  • 3 Letter Writing Topics
  • 1 question on Precise – Inflation combat-related topic
  • 1 Reading Comprehension inclusive of 5 Questions (Climate Based Paragraph)

EPFO SSA Mains Exam Analysis 2019 – Memory based Questions for GA

  • According to the Forbes list, which Indian actor is listed as the highest-paid actor? – Akshay Kumar
  • Who won the Ramon Magsaysay award for journalism? – Ravish Kumar
  • Where is Hollongi airport located? – Arunachal Pradesh
  • Where was e-Governance 2019 meeting held? – Shillong
  • Who is the Governor of Telangana? – Tamilisai Soundararajan
  • Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty’s are associated with which sport? – Badminton
  • Where was 35th ASEAN summit held? – Bangkok, Thailand
  • Who has been appointed as the CFO of World Bank?- Anshula Kant
  • Shyam Ramsay is related to which field? – Film Director

EPFO SSA Mains Exam Analysis 2019: Mains Exam Pattern Phase 2

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) (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 question
  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 the keyboard.
  4. Descriptive paper will be conducted online immediately after completion of the online objective test of Phase-II Main.

EPFO SSA Mains Exam Analysis 2019: Phase 3 – Computer Skill Test
(Computer Data Entry Test)

Candidates will be required to appear for the Skill Test to assess speed and accuracy for Data Entry Work. Minimum requirement is 5000 key depressions per hour. Candidates short-listed for Skill Test will have to appear for a Skill Test.

Note: Computer Skill Test will be qualifying in nature. Marks obtained will not be reckoned for merit ranking.

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

Also Check: