EPFO Assistant

About EPFO Assistant Exam

  • Salary Info
  • Syllabus
  • Exam Pattern
  • Eligibility
  • Exam Dates
  • Vacancies

EPFO Assistant Salary

EPFO Assistant Salary Details Before 7th pay Commission

EPFO Assistant (Grade C Level 4) Job is in the pay band of Rs 5,200 to 20,200, along with grade pay of Rs 2,400. So, the basic salary of an EPFO Assistant is approximately Rs 25,500/-.

EPFO Assitant Salary also includes other allowances such as HRA, DA, TA, etc.  The total in-hand salary of an EPFO Assistant is approximately Rs 38,000 (per month).

EPFO Assistant Salary Details After 7th pay Commission

After 7th pay commission, like all other government job salaries, the salary of an EPFO Assistant also increased. Under the 7th Pay Commission, EPFO Assistant falls under Level 7 of the Pay Matrix (Civilian employees). EPFO Assistant salary increased to Rs 44,000 (per month) approximately.

 

EPFO Assistant Syllabus

Reasoning Ability Syllabus for EPFO Assistant

  • Data Sufficiency
  • Inequality
  • Input-Output
  • Alphanumeric Series
  • Syllogism
  • Verbal Reasoning
  • Order and Ranking
  • Puzzles & Seating Arrangement
  • Coding-Decoding
  •  Blood Relations
  • Direction Sense

Quantitative Aptitude Syllabus for EPFO Assistant

  • Number Series
  • Simplification
  • Allegations and Mixtures
  • Speed, distance and time
  • Mathematical Inequality
  • Quadratic Equations
  • Time and work
  • Average
  • Simple and compound interest
  • Profit and loss
  • Data interpretation
  • Data Sufficiency

English Language Syllabus for EPFO Assistant

  • Error Spotting
  • Odd one out
  • Sentence Connectors
  • Fillers
  • Sentence Improvement
  • Sentence rearrangement
  • Para jumbles
  • Cloze Test
  • Theme based questions
  • Reading comprehension

General/ Economy/ Financial Awareness Syllabus for EPFO Assistant

  • National/International Affairs
  • Sports News
  • Important Days
  • Summits & Conferences
  • Agreements
  • National and International Organizations
  • Obituaries
  • Sports News
  • Important Days
  • Summits & Conferences
  • Agreements-MoU’s
  • International/National Affairss
  • Awards and Honours
  • Schemes
  • Committees
  • Appointments/Resignations/Obituaries
  • Awards and Honours
  • Schemes, Committees
  • Appointments/Resignations
  • Books and Authors
  • Books and Authors
  • General Science and defence

EPFO Assistant Exam Pattern

The EPFO Assistant Exam has 2 stages:

  1. Phase I – Preliminary Exam
  2. Phase II – Main Exam

Phase I – EPFO Assistant Prelims Exam

The EPFO Assistant Preliminary exam is an Objective test and conducted ONLINE.

Total Questions: 100

Total Marks: 100

Total Time: 1 hour

Negative Marking: 0.25 marks for each wrong answer

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 min
TOTAL 100 100 1 Hour

Phase II – EPFO Assistant Mains Exam

Mains Exam has 2 tests: 1) Online Object Test 2) Descriptive Test

Total Questions: 150

Max Marks: 200

Total Time: 2 hours 

Negative Marking: 0.25 marks for each wrong answer

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

Descriptive Test

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

 

EPFO Assistant Eligibility Criteria 2019

There are 2 eligibility criteria: 1) Age limit 2) Education Qualifications

Age Limit (as on 25.06.2019)

Minimum Age – 20 years
Maximum Age – Must not have attained the age of 27 years as on 25th June 2019.

Age Relaxation

SC/ST – 5 years

OBC – 3 years

PWD (UR) – 10 years

PWD (SC/ST) – 15 years

PWD (OBC) – 13 years

Employees of Central Government & departmental candidates

  • For General – Up to 40 Years of Age
  • For OBC – Up to 43 Years of Age
  • For SC/ST – Upto 45 Years of Age

Educational Qualification (as on 25.06.2019)

  • A graduation degree from a recognized university or any equivalent qualification recognized as by Central Government as on the closing date for online registration of the application.

EPFO Assistant Exam Dates 2019

Start date of Online Application 30th May 2019
End date of Online Application 25th June 2019
Downloading of Call Letters 20th July 2019 to 30th July 2019
Preliminary Examination dates 30th July 2019 and 31st July 2019 (Tentative)
Main Examination (Phase-II) 7th November 2019
Final EPFO Assistant 2019 Result To be Announced

 

EPFO Assistant Vacancies

There are a total of 280 vacancies notified for EPFO Assistant 2019 notification.

UR EWS SC ST OBC-NCL Total Person with Disability (PwD)
Category – A Category – B Category – C Category – D & E
113 28 42 21 76 280 3 3 3 2

About EPFO Assistant Exam

EPFO Assistant Exam Pattern

The EPFO Assistant Exam has 2 stages:

  1. Phase I – Preliminary Exam
  2. Phase II – Main Exam

Phase I – EPFO Assistant Prelims Exam

The EPFO Assistant Preliminary exam is an Objective test and conducted ONLINE.

Total Questions: 100

Total Marks: 100

Total Time: 1 hour

Negative Marking: 0.25 marks for each wrong answer

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 min
TOTAL 100 100 1 Hour

Phase II – EPFO Assistant Mains Exam

Mains Exam has 2 tests: 1) Online Object Test 2) Descriptive Test

Total Questions: 150

Max Marks: 200

Total Time: 2 hours 

Negative Marking: 0.25 marks for each wrong answer

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

Descriptive Test

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

 

EPFO Assistant Eligibility Criteria 2019

There are 2 eligibility criteria: 1) Age limit 2) Education Qualifications

Age Limit (as on 25.06.2019)

Minimum Age – 20 years
Maximum Age – Must not have attained the age of 27 years as on 25th June 2019.

Age Relaxation

SC/ST – 5 years

OBC – 3 years

PWD (UR) – 10 years

PWD (SC/ST) – 15 years

PWD (OBC) – 13 years

Employees of Central Government & departmental candidates

  • For General – Up to 40 Years of Age
  • For OBC – Up to 43 Years of Age
  • For SC/ST – Upto 45 Years of Age

Educational Qualification (as on 25.06.2019)

  • A graduation degree from a recognized university or any equivalent qualification recognized as by Central Government as on the closing date for online registration of the application.

EPFO Assistant Exam Dates 2019

Start date of Online Application 30th May 2019
End date of Online Application 25th June 2019
Downloading of Call Letters 20th July 2019 to 30th July 2019
Preliminary Examination dates 30th July 2019 and 31st July 2019 (Tentative)
Main Examination (Phase-II) 7th November 2019
Final EPFO Assistant 2019 Result To be Announced

 

EPFO Assistant Vacancies

There are a total of 280 vacancies notified for EPFO Assistant 2019 notification.

UR EWS SC ST OBC-NCL Total Person with Disability (PwD)
Category – A Category – B Category – C Category – D & E
113 28 42 21 76 280 3 3 3 2

EPFO Assistant Salary

EPFO Assistant Salary Details Before 7th pay Commission

EPFO Assistant (Grade C Level 4) Job is in the pay band of Rs 5,200 to 20,200, along with grade pay of Rs 2,400. So, the basic salary of an EPFO Assistant is approximately Rs 25,500/-.

EPFO Assitant Salary also includes other allowances such as HRA, DA, TA, etc.  The total in-hand salary of an EPFO Assistant is approximately Rs 38,000 (per month).

EPFO Assistant Salary Details After 7th pay Commission

After 7th pay commission, like all other government job salaries, the salary of an EPFO Assistant also increased. Under the 7th Pay Commission, EPFO Assistant falls under Level 7 of the Pay Matrix (Civilian employees). EPFO Assistant salary increased to Rs 44,000 (per month) approximately.

 

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