EPFO Assistant 2019: EPFO Study Plan To Ace The Exam


EPFO has announced EPFO Assistant 2019 exam with a total of 280 vacancies. EPFO Assistant exam application forms are active from May 30 – June 25, 2019. Aspirants can apply for EPFO Assistant 2019 exam till June 25, 2019. EPFO Assistant Prelims exam is scheduled on July 30-31, 2019, therefore you have less than two months time left for the exam. With lakhs of aspirants applying for the exam, it becomes inevitable to prepare in a smart way to be ahead of the competition. To help you cope up with your exam preparation we have built a comprehensive study plan for each subject of exam, i.e. English Language, Quantitative Aptitude, Reasoning Ability, and General/Economic/Financial Awareness.

Firstly, let us look at EPFO Assistant exam pattern:

EPFO Assistant 2019 Prelims Exam Pattern:

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  .


EPFO Assistant 2019 Mains Exam Pattern:

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 an emphasis on comprehension and analysis) 3 (letter,précis’, comprehension) 30 45 minutes
 . GRAND TOTAL 153 230 2 hours 45


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Let us look at EPFO Assistant 2019 study plan:

EPFO Assistant Prelims Study Plan:

Below is the study plan for EPFO Assistant prelims exam. Our experts have covered all important topics of English Language, Reasoning Ability, Quantitative Ability.

S. No Subject Chapter Name
1 English Language Tense and Parts of Speech
2 Direct Indirect Speech, Active Passive Voice & Homonyms
3 Subject Verb Agreement and Article
4 Error Detection & Cloze test
5 Sentence Rearrangement & Coherent Paragraph
6 Reading Comprehension
1 Quantitative Aptitude Shortcut Tricks, Simplification, Approximation & Quadratic Equation, Surd Indices
2 Percentage, Profit & Loss and Discount, Alligation, Simple and Compound Interest
3 Average & Ratio Proportion, Partnership & Ages and Series
4 Number System & HCF LCM and Time & Work and Pipe & Cistern
5 Time & Distance, Trains and Boats & Streams, Permutation, Combination & Probability
6 Area, Volume & DI*
1 Reasoning Aptitude Commonsense Reasoning & Coding Decoding
2 Coded Inequalities & Syllogism
3 Input Output &Blood Relations
4 Seating Arrangement
5 Puzzles
6 Practice Reasoning Questions


Let us look at what we cover under General/ Economy/Financial awareness section:

General/ Economy/Financial awareness section has vast syllabus and ixamBee has covered all relevant topics in a very crisp manner. Below are the topics we cover inform of videos, study notes, chapter tests etc.

General Awareness:

Topics covered under General awareness are:

Wild Life sanctuaries of India, National Parks of India, Books and Authors, Indian States and Governors, Indian States and Capitals, Capitals and currencies, Important National and International days, Important National and International days with themes, Dams in India, Famous Temples and World Heritage Sites in India, International Organisational and Headquarters, Visits of PM Narendra Modi to various countries 2018-19, State animal, birds, flowers of various states in India, Important stadiums in India, Important sea ports of India, Important international airports in India, Important forest of India, Important dance forms of India, Geographical indicators in India, MDGs and SDGs.

Financial Awareness:

Topics covered under banking awareness are:

Basic Economic terminologies, Banking Terminologies, Insurance Terminology, Terminology of Pension EPF, PPF, NPS, etc., Its working, functions, organisation structure (along with Jeevan Praman service, UAN, etc), Financial Institutions (domestic), RBI, SEBI, IRDA, PFRDA, Insurance schemes, Pension Schemes, Money and Banking, History of Banking, Introduction to financial markets, Difference between Primary and secondary market, RBI Monetrat Policy – 2nd MPC (June 2019), Overview of securities Markets.

Economic Awareness:

Indian Economy, Economic System – Capitalism, Socialism and Mixed economy, Sectors of the Economy, Five-year Plans, Inflation and its types, WPI and CPI, The World bank and IMF, Other Brettenwood Institutions, WTO, Trade and its importance, Current Account in Balance of Payment, Capital Account and BoP, Basics of Budget, Important facts_Budget in India, Union Budget and economic survey

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