How To Crack EPFO SSA Exam 2023? Check 18-Days Plan

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How to crack EPFO SSA Exam– Employees Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) has released the short notice for the recruitment of candidates for the vacant post of Society Security Assistant.  EPFO is expected to conduct the EPFO SSA Exam 2023 soon after the completion of the application procedure. Candidates who are willing to appear for the examination must feel the pressure to complete their preparation before the release of exam dates. To ease the stress on you we are providing you with 18 days study plan where you can revise and study the important topics which will help you clear the exam. This blog is intended for the purpose of giving you a daily study plan. Find How To Crack  EPFO SSA Exam 2023 in 18 days.

How to Crack EPFO SSA- Exam Pattern

Before heading to the study plan, candidates must be aware of the detailed exam pattern for the EPFO SSA Recruitment 2023. We have mentioned below the detailed EPFO SSA Exam Pattern.

EPFO SSA Prelims Exam Pattern

Section No. of Questions Marks Duration
English Language 30 30 20 Min
Reasoning Ability 35 35 20 Min
Numerical Aptitude 35 35 20 Min
Total 100 100 60 Min

EPFO SSA Mains Exam Pattern

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


  1. The marks obtained in Phase – II will be considered for the final selection
  2. For each wrong answer, there will be a negative marking of one-fourth of the mark assigned to that question
  3. The 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. The descriptive paper will be conducted online immediately after completion of the online objective test of Phase-II Main.

EPFO SSA Study Plan: Crack Exam in 18 days

EPFO SSA Study Plan
Day 1 EPFO Mains Mock Test 1 Day 10 Simplification & Approximation
Number Series/ Number System Blood Relations
Cloze Test Quadratic Equations, Double Line-up
Seating Arrangement– Linear, Circular, Facing Inside/Outside, Mixed Important Days, Indian Budget
Awards and Honours and
Bank Rates, KYC, Bank Abbreviations.
Day 2 LCM and H.C.F and Square root, Cube root Day 11 Mensuration
Correct Usage Statement-Course of Action
Analogy  Volume and Surface Area
Banking and Economic Appointments –Download Monthly New Appointments PDF, Bond Markets and types of Bonds. Indian Constitution
Indian Financial System
Day 12 Paragraph Completion
Day 3 Decimals and Fractions Coded Inequalities
Time Speed and Distance Problems on Ages
Average Reading Comprehension
Analytical Reasoning Indian polity and Governance
International Issues
Budget, Books and Authors Day 13 EPFO Mock Test 4
Day 4 Fillers – Single, Double Partnerships
Directions and Distances Coding and Decoding
Countries, Capitals and Currencies.
Culture and Heritage.
Inventions and Discoveries, Money Markets and Capital Markets
Day 5 EPFO Mains Mock Test 2 Day 14 Pipes and Cisterns
Boats and Stream Sentence Improvement & Error Spotting
Grammar (verb, prepositions, adverbs, articles, tenses, etc.) Data Sufficiency
Current National and International Events –Download Monthly Current Affairs Bolt.              Economic Policies and Schemes of Government. NDP/ NNP, Payment Banks and Small Finance Banks
Day 15 Permutation and Combination
Day 6 Ordering and Ranking Probability
Clock and Calendar Problems Synonyms/ Antonyms, Word/Phrase Replacement & One Word Substitution
Idioms and Phrases, Vocabulary based questions Policies and Laws Related to Banking
Reserve bank of India (RBI) – Structure & Function
Economics and Finance.                                    Everyday Science and General Science. Day 16 Profit, Loss and Discount
Day 7 Percentage Input-Output
Ratios, Proportion Time and Work
Alpha-numeric/Alphabetical Series Science and Technology, Scientific and General Abbreviations
Financial Institutions of India
Financial Markets – Its Types
Day 8 Odd One Out Day 17 EPFO SSA Mock Test 5
Data Interpretation – Charts and Graphs: Line Graph, Bar Graph, Pie Chart; Tabular; Caselet; Mixed DI Puzzles – Box based, Floor, Calendar, Day/Months based, etc.
Statement and Conclusion Simple and Compound Interest
Verbal Reasoning 
Day 9 EPFO Mock Test 3 Sports and Games.
Mixture and Allegations Day 18 Revise your weaker sections.
Para jumbles RELAX!!
History- India and World, History of Banks. RELAX!!

Do keep a check on Descriptive English paper which is also a part of the phase 2 exam. Read More about the preparation of Descriptive English Here.

How To Crack EPFO SSA: EPFO SSA Exam Pattern: Phase III – 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. The minimum requirement is 5000 key depressions per hour. Candidates short-listed for the 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 at per discretion of EPFO

This was all in today’s blog  How To Crack EPFO SSA in just 18 days. Please stay tuned with the Oliveboard for more such blogs related to different banking and government exam.


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