EPFO Exam Pattern 2022

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Paper Pattern of EPFO Assistant Preliminary Exam

Table Supporting: Paper_pattern_of_EPFO_Assistant_Preliminary_exam
Name of SectionNo. of QsMarksTime
English Language303020 Mins
Numerical Ability353520 Mins
Reasoning Ability353520 Mins
TOTAL100100100 Mins
  • There will be negative marks for wrong answers in the Objective tests. 1/ 4th of the mark assigned for the question will be deducted for each wrong answer.
  • Cut-offs are applied in two stages:
    • on scores in individual tests
    • on Total Score
  • The candidates will be shortlisted for Phase-II in the ratio of 1: 10 i.e.. about 10 times the number of vacancies in each category on the basis of their performance in Phase I.

EPFO Mains Exam

Table Supporting: Paper_pattern_of_EPFO_Assistant_Preliminary_exam
Name of SectionNo. of QsMarksDuration
General/Economy/Financial Awareness404020 minutes
English Language304030 minutes
Quantitative Aptitude406035 minutes
Reasoning/Intelligence406035 minutes
TOTAL1502002 hours

The descriptive test will be a test of English language (Letter writing, Precis & Comprehension) and the duration of the test will be 45 minutes.