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EPFO Assistant Prelims Exam Analysis 31 July 2019 – All shift

Hello Aspirants,

EPFO is one of the world’s largest social security organization has conducted the prelims exam for the post of Assistant. The total number of vacancies is 280. The EPFO Assistant 2019 Prelims exam is a qualifying test which has three sections namely Numerical Ability, Reasoning Ability, and English Language.

The overall exam is said to be easy. Smart work & time management will work in the game. All the candidates are requested to do practice in the topics mentioned below.

  • Phase –I is qualifying in nature and marks will not be reckoned for final merit.
  • For each wrong answer, there will be a negative marking of one-fourth of the mark
    assigned to that question.
  • The candidates will be shortlisted for Phase-II in the ratio of 1:10 i.e. about 10 times
    the number of vacancies in each category on the basis of their performance in Phase
    – I.
  • If the examination is held in more than one session, the scores across various
    sessions will be equated following standard practice to adjust for slight differences in
    the difficulty level of different test batteries used across sessions.

The sequence of the online exam – English, Reasoning Ability and Numerical Ability.

Let’s see today’s exam analysis also.

Exam Pattern – EPFO Assistant 2019 Prelims:

Sr. No. Name of Tests
(Objective)
No. of Questions Maximum Marks Time Duration
1 Numerical Ability 35 35 20 minutes
2 Reasoning Ability 35 35 20 minutes
3 English Language 30 30 20 minutes
Total 100 100 60 minutes

Section-wise Analysis:

Section
Level of Difficulty
Good Attempts
Shift I II III IV
Numerical Ability Easy to Moderate 22-27 21-26 22-29 24-26
Reasoning Ability Easy to Moderate 25-27 26-30 25-29 25-30
English Easy to Moderate 22-25 20-24 22-23 24-26
Total Easy 69-79 67-80 69-81 73-82

Chapter-wise Analysis:

Numerical Ability

The difficulty level of this section is easy to moderate. The questions are asked from the topics mentioned below.

Topics No of Questions
Shift 1 Shift 2 Shift 3 Shift 4
DI  5 5 5 5
Arithmetic 10 15 10 15
Quadratic Equation 5 5
Missing Number Series 5 5
Wrong Number Series 5 5
Data Sufficiency
Simplification 10 10 10 10
 Caselet
Difficulty Level Easy to Moderate Easy to Moderate Easy to Moderate Easy to Moderate

Reasoning Ability

This section is very Easy. Questions are asked from the topics mentioned below.

Topics No of Questions
Shift 1 Shift 2 Shift 3 Shift 4
Puzzles & Seating arrangements 15 15 15 15
Syllogism 4 5 5 4
Inequality 3 5 5
Blood Relation 3
Direction 3 3
Numerical series
Coding-Decoding 5
Alpha-Numerical series 5 5 5
Ranking 3
Miscellaneous 5 4 5 3
Difficulty Level Easy to Moderate Easy to Moderate Easy to Moderate Easy to Moderate

English

This section is easy to moderate. Questions are asked from the topics mentioned below.

Topics No of Questions
Shift 1 Shift 2 Shift 3 Shift 4
Sentence Rearrangement 5 5
Reading Comprehension 10 10 10 10
Word Usage 2
Filler 5 2 6
Cloze Test 7 7 5
Sentence Correction 8 4
Jumbled Sentence 5
Error Spotting 8 6 5
Difficulty Level Easy to Moderate Easy to Moderate Easy to Moderate Easy to Moderate

Sectional & Overall Attempts by Candidates: (From Exam Centre)

Candidates Reasoning Quant English
Overall Attempts
Shift – 1 30 26 25 81
Shift – 2 33 25 24 82
Shift – 3 34 25 25 84
Shift – 4 30 22 28 80

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