EPFO Assistant Recruitment 2020: Employees Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) will soon release notification PDF for recruitment of EPFO Assistants on its official website epfindia.gov.in. Check here EPFO Assistant syllabus, exam pattern, selection process and pay scale.
EPFO Assistant 2020 Exam
EPFO Assistant 2020 Exam: The Employees Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) will soon release the EPFO Assistant Notification 2020 for the recruitment of Assistant Section Officer on its official website epfindia.gov.in. The EPFO Assistant Recruitment is carried out in different phases – Prelims, Mains and Interview. The EPFO Assistant Preliminary Exam is conducted online as a computer-based exam. A total of 100 questions (MCQs) will be asked from three sections – Numerical Aptitude, Reasoning Ability and English Knowledge. Each question will be of 1 mark and there will be separate sectional timing. EPFO will be penalising candidates for giving wrong answers; there will be negative marking of .25 mark for every wrong answer. Check the in-detail EPFO Assistant selection process, exam pattern, syllabus and pay scale here.
The Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) conducts the EPFO Assistant Recruitment drive under the Direct Recruitment Quota across India to fill vacancies to the post of EPF Assistant. The recruitment to the post of EPFO Assistant will be carried out through an Online Examination in two phases – EPFO Assistant Preliminary Exam (Phase I) & EPFO Assistant Main (Phase II) Exam.
Total Number of Vacancies filled in EPFO Assistant Recruitment 2019
EPFO Assistant 2020 Selection Procedure & Exam Pattern
The EPFO Assistant selection is done on the basis of:
- Phase I – EPFO Prelims Exam
- Phase II – EPFO Mains Exam
Exam Pattern of EPFO Prelims 2020 Exam: The EPFO Assistant Preliminary exam will ask a total of 100 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) and it will be conducted online. It will be bilingual, both English and Hindi, except for the English section. Each Section will have a separate timing. Have a look:
No of MCQs
Exam Pattern of EPFO Mains 2020 Exam: The EPFO Mains exam will also be online objective test. A total of 150 MCQs will be asked. Each section will have a separate timing.
No of Questions
Note: There will also be a “Descriptive Test” on English language (Letter writing, Precis & Comprehension). The duration of the test will be 45 minutes.
EPFO Assistant Syllabus 2020
General/Economy/ Financial Awareness
Reading Comprehension Vocabulary
Idioms and Phrases
Order and Ranking
Time Sequence Test
Statement & Conclusion
Boat & Stream
Calendar & Clocks
Fraction & Decimals
Surds & Indices
Pipe & Cisterns
Profit and Loss
Ratio & Proportion
Time & Work
Permutation and Combination
Time, Distance, Speed
Stokes & Share
Volume and Surface Area
General Knowledge related to Banking
Science and Technology
Countries, Capitals and Currencies
Indian Financial System
Important Financial Terms
Foreign Exchange Reserves
International Financial Institutions
Cheques and its Types
Structure and Functions of RBI Electoral Bonds
Important Banking Terminologies
Balance of Trade and Payment
Top Banking Committees
Stock markets and bond markets
Economic Policies and Schemes
Key points to note:
- Negative Marking: There will be negative marks for wrong answers; 1/4th marks will be deducted for each wrong answer.
- Candidates will be selected for EPFO Mains 2019 Exam on the basis of their performance in Prelims Exam.
- Cut-offs will be applied in two stages: Scores in individual tests & Total Score
Pay Scale of EPFO Assistant
The EPFO Assistant will enjoy Level- 7 of Pay Matrix (Civilian employees) Under 7th Pay Commission. The entry pay of the EPF Assistant will be Rs. 44,900.