EPFO Assistant Syllabus

About EPFO Exam:


EPFO is abbreviated as Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation. In a recent circular, it has notified about the EPFO Assistant Recruitment 2019.  EPFO Assistant Prelims exam is to be held on 30th July and 31st July, 2019. EPFO exam is conducted by IBPS. So the syllabus and structure of the exam will be same as the IBPS exams.

Salary Info:


Level- 7 of Pay Matrix (Civilian employees) Under 7th Pay Commission with Entry Pay ₹ 44,900/-and it is included with DA, HRA and Transport Allowance and other allowances.

Pattern:

On preparation towards the EPFO exams, it is important to learn or analyse the strategy in the smartest way to clear the exam easily. Before this, EPFO Assistant exam has two stage of online test i.e

1. Tier I (Preliminary)
2. Tier II(Mains).
3. Descriptive paper writing

Prelims Syllabus:


It has three sections for 100 marks. Always remember that there is a sectional cut off for all the sects which will be decided by IBPS.

The sections are:

1. English Language - 30 Marks
2. Numerical Ability - 35 Marks
3. Reasoning Ability - 35 Marks

Section wise syllabus:


English Language:


1. Reading comprehension -  10 Questions (1 Passage)
2. Grammar (Error Spotting, Phrase Replacement, Fill in the Blanks, Phrase Replacement) - 10 Questions
3. Vocabulary (synonyms and antonyms ) - 5 Questions
4. Verbal Ability (Para Jumbles) - 5 Questions

Numerical Ability:


1. Simplification - 10-15 Questions
2. Number Series - 3-5 Questions
3. Average - 1-3 Questions
4. Interest - 1-3 Questions
5. Mensuration - 2-4 Questions
6. Percentage - 1-2 Questions
7. Ratio & Proportion - 1-3 Questions
8. Algebra - 3-5 Questions
9. Profit & Loss - 1-3 Questions
10. Time, Speed & Distance - 1-4 Questions
11. Data Interpretation - 5-10 Questions (1-2 sets)
12. Time & Work - 1-2 Questions
13. Permutation & Combination / Probability - 0-1 Questions
14. Mixture Problems(Quadratic and some other problems) - 0-2 Questions
15. Number System - 0-1 Questions
16. Data Sufficiency - 0-5 Questions

If you wish to score more than 30 Marks in Aps section, then follow the above strategy. In this section practicing and speed of solving the problem is more important, So Keep practicing.

Reasoning Ability:


1. Arrangement & Pattern 5-8 Questions
2. Analogy 0-5 Questions
3. Classification 0-4 Questions
4. Coded Inequalities or Mathematical Inequalities 0-5 Questions (likely of Coded Inequalities)
5. Directions & Distances 0-2 Questions
6. Coding-Decoding 4-10 Questions
7. Blood Relations 1-5 Questions
8. Order & Ranking 0-5 Questions
9. Circular Seating Arrangement 5 Questions
10. Linear Seating Arrangement 5 Questions
11. Analytical Decision Making 0-5 Questions
12. Syllogisms 0-5 Questions
13. Data Sufficiency 0-5 Questions
14. Double Line-Up 0-5 Questions
15. Scheduling 0-5 Questions
16. Grouping & Selection Problems on teams and committees asked. 0-5 Questions
17. Series 0-2 Questions
18. Verbal Reasoning 0-5 Questions

In this section, every one can score 35 Marks if you keep practicing. Every questions will be based on logic.

If you feel difficult to prepare all the topics, you can prepare only specific topics by that you will be able to score more than 25 Marks.

Mains Syllabus:


It has four sections for 200 marks. Always remember that there is a sectional cut off for all the sections which will be decided by IBPS.

The sections are:

1. English Language - 40 Marks
2. Numerical Ability - 50 Marks
3. Reasoning Ability and Computer aptitude -  60 Marks
4. General / Financial Awareness - 50 Marks

Syllabus for the sections English, Numerical ability and Reasoning ability are same. Only some extra syllabus is added for Mains i.e Computer Aptitude and General/Financial Awareness.

General / Economy / Financial Awareness


When you start preparing for EPFO exam General studies, you've to go through the previous year question paper and analyse the questions and from which topic the questions were asked. Find the General studies syllabus below.
  1. Indian polity and Governance
  2. Science and Technology
  3. Scientific and General Abbreviations
  4. International Issues
  5. Sports and Games
  6. History – India and World
  7. Social Science
  8. Current National and International Events – Download Monthly Current Affairs Bolt
  9. Geography
  10. Countries, Capitals and Currencies
  11. Policies and Laws Related to Banking
  12. Everyday Science and General Science
  13. Culture and Heritage
  14. Inventions and Discoveries
  15. Important Days
  16. Awards and Honours
  17. Indian Constitution
  18. Books and Authors
  19. History of Banks
  20. Economics and Finance
  21. Bank Rates, KYC, Bank Abbreviations.
  22. Financial Institutions of India
  23. Reserve bank of India (RBI) – Structure & Function
  24. Indian Budget
  25. Banking and Economic Appointments – Download Monthly New Appointments PDF
  26. Budget
  27. GDP/ GNP
  28. NDP/ NNP
  29. Indian Financial System
  30. Financial Markets – Its Types
  31. Money Markets and Capital Markets
  32. Bond Markets and types of Bonds
  33. Payment Banks and Small Finance Banks
  34. Economic Policies and Schemes of Government
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