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EPFO Assistant Exam 2020 Dates

The notification for EPFO Recruitment 2020 is indefinite which when get released will provide a prestigious opportunity for every job aspirant who has been trying to get a job in the government sector. All the interested candidates must begin their preparation instead of waiting for the notification of the exam. Before beginning the preparation, you must know all the important dates of the exam. The registration process will begin once the notification is released on the official website and then Prelims will be conducted after which the result will be announced which will be followed by the Main Exam. The table mentioned below has all the other details.

Event

Important Date

EPFO Apply Online Begins

To be announced

Last Date to Apply Online

To be announced

EPFO Admit Card Download

To be announced

EPFO Assistant Exam Date (Prelims)

To be announced

EPFO Assistant Exam Result

To be announced

EPFO Assistant 2020 Vacancy

EPFO is one of the most wanted jobs which provides the candidates with many perks and benefits as well as an amazing salary. EPFO vacancies will be divided among all the different categories of the candidates so the candidates must read all the mentioned information properly and must check out all the available vacancies for all the categories.  If the number of vacancies is less, the level of the exam will be high. Therefore, get hold of all the updates and begin your preparation accordingly. Since the notification is not out till yet, candidates can have a look at the previous year vacancies as mentioned in the below table:

UR

EWS

OBC

SC

ST

28

76

42

21

03

EPFO Assistant 2020 Salary

A candidate will get selected in the exam if he/she qualifies the second phase of the exam. There is no other stage for the selection. A candidate who gets selected for the post of Assistant in EPFO will be provided with a salary under Level-7 of Pay Matrix which will come under the 7th Pay Commission.

  • The beginning salary of  EPFO Assistant is around Rs.44,900/-.
  • EPFO Assistant will also be provided with certain additional facilities such as- 1. Dearness Allowance (DA), 2. House Rent Allowance (HRA) & 3. Transport Allowance and some other allowances also.

EPFO Assistant 2020 Eligibility Criteria

EPFO is one of the top most foundations of India. It provides prestigious opportunities along with other facilities to the candidates. A large number of candidates are interested in applying for a job in EPFO.  Many candidates will be applying for the same in this year also because its notification does not usually comes every year. To ensure that you are able to fill the application form successfully and are able to qualify the exam,  you should first ensure that whether you are eligible for the job or not, according to the eligibility criteria as provided in the notification of the exam. All candidates are required to check the given eligibility criteria and if fail they to do so, they will be unable to apply for the job.

EPFO Assistant Educational Criteria

EPFO Assistant is a prestigious job role and is the dream job of a large number of candidates. The registration process will begin when the notification is released for the post. Before you apply for the exam, you must check out that whether you fulfill the eligibility criteria or not, which is required in order to appear for the exam. EPFO provides a specific educational criteria where it describes the educational qualifications that the candidates must have in order to be eligible for the post. All the interested candidates who wants to apply for the post must have a Bachelor's degree from a verified university or equivalent. 

Post

Educational Criteria

EPFO Assistant

Bachelor's degree from a verified university or equivalent

EPFO Assistant Age Criteria

To be eligible to submit the application form for the mentioned post, the candidates are required to check the age criteria as mentioned by EPFO. To be able to apply for the post, candidates must be in the age limit of 20-27 years, as on the date given in the official notification. The age criteria will vary in accordance to the specific categories of the candidates.

Post

Age Criteria

EPFO Assistant

Minimum: 20 years/Maximum: 27 years

EPFO Assistant Age Relaxation

The age criteria given in the notification has certain age relaxation for some specific categories of the candidates. This provides a benefit to some of the categories of candidates. The relaxation period will be different for the different categories. The interested candidates who wants to apply for the exam must check out the complete notification carefully before filling the form. 

Category

Age Relaxation

SC/ST

up to 5 years

OBC – NCL

up to 3 years

Employees of Central Government & departmental candidates i.e employees of the Employees’ Provident Fund Organization.

· General - up to 40 years

· OBC - up to 43 years

· SC/ST - up to 45 years

A person with Disabilities

· General (PWD) - 10 years

· OBC (PWD) - 13 years

· SC/ST (PWD) - 15 years

EPFO assistant exam 2020 Pattern

The notification for EPFO Assistants recruitment will be released soon on its official website. Before candidates began their preparation, they must know all information of the exam. EPFO Assistant 2020 Examination will be conducted via online mode in two different phases.

  • Phase 1- Preliminary Exam (Prelims)
  • Phase 2- Main Exam (Mains)

Phase 1 (Prelims) will be comprised of three different tests carrying a total of 100 marks while the Phase 2 (Mains) will be comprised of one additional test of 'descriptive' paper of English. This phase will of a total of 230 marks. Rather than the English Language, all other tests will be bilingual.

  • · There are two cut off- 1. sectional cut-off and 2. overall cut-off in both the mentioned phases.

EPFO Assistant Prelims (Phase 1 ) Exam Pattern

EPFO Assistant Prelims will be conducted via online mode in upcoming months. It’s a prestigious  examination and a large number of candidates are waiting for it. Phase 1 or Preliminary Exam of EPFO Assistant 2020 will be an objective type exam with multiple choice questions, which will be conducted via online mode. It is comprised of three different tests: 1. English Language, 2. Reasoning Ability & 3. Numerical Aptitude. All the three sections will be given a specific sectional timing of 20 minutes each. The test will consist of a total of 100 questions with a total of 100 marks. Phase 1 of EPFO Assistant Examination must be qualified by candidates in order to go further. There will be two cut offs- 1. Sectional and 2. Overall cut-off in Phase 1. Negative marking of 0.25 marks for every incorrect answer will also be there.

Phase 1 – Preliminary Examination

S.No.

Name of the Test (Objective Tests)

No.of Questions

Max. Marks

Duration

1

English Language

30

30

20 Minutes

2

Reasoning Ability

35

35

20 Minutes

3

Numerical Aptitude

35

35

20 Minutes

Total

100

100

60 Minutes

EPFO Assistant Mains (Phase 2 ) Exam Pattern

EPFO Assistant Mains examination will be conducted after the Phase1 examination has been conducted. All the interested candidates who will manage to qualify the Phase 1 examination, will be invited for Phase 2 (Mains) examination by the exam authority. The Main Exam will also be an objective type test via online mode which will be comprised of four parts tests: 1. English Language, 2. Reasoning/Intelligence, 3. General/Economy/Financial Awareness and 4. Quantitative Aptitude. All the parts are consist of 150 questions with different sectional time duration assigned for all the parts. There is also a Descriptive test of English which will consist of 3 questions of a total of 30 marks and 45 minutes will be assigned for the mentioned test. Hence the total timing will be of 2 hours 45 minutes for the exam. Phase 2 will be comprised of two cut off- 1. sectional and 2. overall cut-offs, which the candidates must qualify in order to go further. It will be the final stage of the selection process of the exam for the above mentioned post.

Phase 2 – Mains Examination

S. no.

Name of the Test (Objective Tests)

No. of Questions

Max Marks

Duration

1.

Reasoning/ Intelligence

40

60

35 minutes

2.

General/ Economy/
Financial Awareness

40

40

20 minutes

3.

English Language

30

40

30 minutes

4.

Quantitative Aptitude

40

60

35 minutes

Total

150

200

2 hours

5.

Descriptive Paper (English Language with emphasis on comprehension and analysis)

3(letter,précis’,comprehension)

30

45 minutes

Grand Total

153

230

2 hours 45 minutes

EPFO Assistant Exam 2020 Syllabus

Being a prestigious exam of the year it provides the selected candidates with an attractive pay scale as well as some other facilities, due to which the EPFO Assistant 2020 Exam needs extra attention of the candidates. Therefore, candidates must start preparing themselves well for the examination. To begin with the preparation of the exam, candidates must know the syllabus of the EPFO Assistant 2020 Exam at first place so that they will get a fair idea of what to study for the exam. Complete details of the syllabus are mentioned below in the table:

Quantitative Aptitude

Reasoning Ability

General Awareness

English Language

Ratio and Proportion

Inequality

Current Affairs

Grammar

Average

Coding Decoding

Indian Financial System

Vocabulary

Time and Work

Syllogism

Indian Banking System

Error Spotting

Speed, Distance and Time

Machine Input Output

Monetary Plans

Comprehension

Mixture and Allegations

Data Sufficiency

National Institution

Passage Making

Stocks and Shares

Circular Arrangement

Banking Terms

Jumble Words

Percentage

Linear Arrangement

 

Fill in the Blanks

Permutation and Combination

Floor Puzzle

 

Sentence Framing

Algebra

Scheduling

 

 

Trigonometry

Verbal Reasoning

 

 

Data Interpretation

Ordering and Ranking

 

 

Mensuration

Arrangement and Pattern

 

 

Probability

Blood Relations

 

 

Set Theory

Direction and Distance

 

 

 

EPFO Assistant 2020 Preparation Strategy

The notification of EPFO Assistant Recruitment needs careful preparation by the candidates in order to get qualified in the exam. The level of all the exams keeps on increasing every year and as the EPFO Assistant is a prestigious and most-awaited notification, its level is expected to increase this year also. Therefore, the level of the competition is more high. To counter the high level competition candidates must keep the below mentioned things in mind:

  • Get hold of the complete syllabus
  • Divide the time accordingly
  • Try to set short-term goals
  • Do not follow a fixed strategy
  • Dont forget to include practice in your time-table.

EPFO Assistant 2020 How To Apply

The notification for EPFO Assistant 2020 Recruitment will be released soon on the official site and the interested candidates will be able to apply when the online link is made available. The application form of the examination will be in online mode only. To ensure that you will fill the form correctly, you must know the entire process of filling up the form, in advance. The application process is comprised of a few simple steps as mentioned below:

  • The interested candidates are required to first visit the official website of EPFO: www.epfindia/.gov.in and then click on the option of ‘APPLY ONLINE FOR RECRUITMENT TO THE POST OF ASSISTANT - 2020 IN EPFO’.
  • To begin the registration procedure, candidates are required to click on the “Click here for Registration’’ where they are required to fill all the necessary information like name,contact, email id etc.
  • An identification credential will be generated for each individual which should be maintained safely by the candidates for future reference. In case you are not able to submit the application form completely, you can visit the website once again and with the use of login credentials, you will be able to log in once again and complete the application form.
  • Candidates must ensure that they enter all the required details correctly and then click on “Save & Next” button.
  • Candidates are required to upload their scanned photograph, signature and handwritten declaration, as per the needs mentioned by EPFO.
  • After filling out and uploading all the necessary information, candidates are required to make the online fee charges of the registration form. Candidates are then required to click on the ‘payment’ tab and make a choice from the online options mentioned there to do the payment.
  • Then the candidates are required to click on the ‘Submit’ button in order to submit the registration form.

EPFO Assistant 2020 Application Fee

The interested candidates can make the payment of the online application charges for the form after the application form has been completely filled. Candidates can pay via any e-pay method. The fee charges will vary for the different categories of the candidates. You can check out the below mentioned table to know the fee structure of the exam:

Category

Fees

SC/ST/PWD/ Departmental Candidates, Female Candidates & Economically Weaker Section

Rs. 250

Other Category

Rs. 500

EPFO Assistant 2020 Exam Centres

The EPFO Assistant exam will be carried out via online mode, all over the India. Due to the online mode, EPFO will assign many exam centres for the candidates to conduct the online exam, where all the facilities will be present for the candidates to ensure that the exam is conducted evenly. EPFO will assign many exam centres in many states according to the preferences made by the candidates. Once the exam centres are completely selected, candidates cannot change their preference. EPFO even have the right to add or remove any exam centre on its judgement. EPFO has announced the entire list of the exam centres assigned throughout the country.

S. No.

Name of State/Union Territory

S. No. Centre

Examination Centre

Code

1

Andaman & Nicobar Island

1

Port Blair

101

2

Andhra Pradesh

2

Guntur

102

3

Arunachal Pradesh

3

Itanagar

103

4

Assam

4

Guwahati

104

5

Bihar

5

Patna

105

6

Chhatisgarh

6

Raipur

106

7

Delhi

7

Delhi

107

8

Goa

8

Panjim

108

9

Gujarat

9

Ahmedabad

109

10

Vadodara

110

11

Surat

111

10

Haryana

12

Faridabad

112

11

Himachal Pradesh

13

Shimla

113

12

Jharkhand

14

Ranchi

114

13

Karnataka

15

Bangalore

115

16

Gulbarga

116

14

Kerala

17

Thiruvanathpuram

117

15

Madhya Pradesh

18

Bhopal

118

19

Indore

119

20

Mumbai

120

EPFO Assistant 2020 Exam Notification

The EPFO Assistants Recruitment notification will be announced in the upcoming month. Being a job of central government, it has a lot of prosperity along with the chance of working in a huge organization. The vacancies for the post of  EPFO Assistants are one of the most awaited by the candidates. The number of vacancies of EPFO Assistants is not yet announced but we will update you with all the necessary information when the notification is finally released. The interested candidates must apply as soon as the online link is made available on the official site. The candidates who will be qualified as Assistants will be provided with a pay in accordance with the 7th Pay Commission.

Official Notification: Click Here

Official Site: Click Here

EPFO Assistant 2020 Exam Admit Card

After you have successfully finished with the registration process of EPFO Assistant 2020, the admit card for Phase 1 will be provided to you via online mode on the EPFO website. Candidates must download their admit cards from the official website for the exam. The admit card will provide you with all the necessary information of the exam venue, date etc. Candidates are required to bring the copy of their admit card along with a copy of valid identification credentials with their photograph affixed thereon.

The UPSC will made the e-admit card available for the Recruitment Test on its official website 10-15 days prior the exam date. The candidates must follow the below mentioned steps in order to download their admit cards:

Direct Link To Download Admit Card - Click Here

  1. At first click on the above-mentioned download link.
  2. The candidates are required to click on the above mentioned link for the admit card for the said post.
  3. Enter your login credentials.
  4. Then your e-admit card will appear on the screen, you can then download it.
  5. Take a printout of the admit card on a clean white paper.
  6. On the other hand, the registered candidates can also visit the UPSC Official Website and then click on the "Admit Cards" section in order to download their admit cards.

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