EPFO Exam Pattern 2020

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Paper Pattern of EPFO Assistant Preliminary Exam

Table Supporting: PaperpatternofEPFOAssistantPreliminaryexam

Name of Section

No. of Qs

Marks

Time

English Language

30

30

20 Mins

Numerical Ability

35

35

20 Mins

Reasoning Ability

35

35

20 Mins

TOTAL

100

100

100 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: PaperpatternofEPFOAssistantPreliminaryexam

Name of Section

No. of Qs

Marks

Duration

General/Economy/Financial Awareness

40

40

20 minutes

English Language

30

40

30 minutes

Quantitative Aptitude

40

60

35 minutes

Reasoning/Intelligence

40

60

35 minutes

TOTAL

150

200

2 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.