EPFO Assistant Mains Exam Analysis 2019: Check here for Exam Review, Difficulty Level, Questions Asked

EPFO Assistant Mains Analysis 2019: EPFO Assistant Main exam 2019 exam was successfully conducted today. EPFO is one of the most prominent organizations to work with. The difficulty level of the exam was a moderate type. There was no major change or deviation seen in EPFO Assistant Mains exam. In this article, we are going to share the detailed review of EPFO Assistant Mains exam covering all the sections.

EPFO Assistant Mains Exam Analysis 2019: Key Highlights

1. Level of Exam – The level of the exam was easy to moderate

2. Reasoning/Intelligence – Easy

3. Quantitative Aptitude – Easy to moderate

4. English Language – Easy to moderate

5. General/Economy/Financial Awareness – Moderate

6. Toughest Section- General Awareness was comparative tougher

7. Easiest Section – Reasoning Ability

8. No major changes or questions were seen in the exam.

EPFO Assistant Mains 2019: Check General Awareness GK Questions here

EPFO Assistant Mains 2019 Exam Analysis (Over-All):
                          Sections            Good Attempts
English Language 22-24
Reasoning/Intelligence 34-36
Quantitative Aptitude 31-34
General/ Economy/ Financial Awareness 27-31
TOTAL 113-124

Quantitative Aptitude (Moderate)

This section had 40 questions for 60 marks. The level of Quantitative Aptitude was Easy-Moderate and there were 4 sets of Data Interpretation Questions.

Following were the types of DI:

Caselet DI ( Number of visitor in five different cities)
Pie Chart DI (Data given in percentage)
Tabular DI  (Total number of students were given of four schools)
Bar Graph DI (Income and expenditure were given of company of 5 months)

Topic No. of Questions Level
Data Interpretation 20 Moderate
Approximation 5 Easy
Quadratic Equation 5 Easy
Miscellaneous (Train Based, Boat & Stream, CI and SI, Profit & Loss, Time and Work, Partnership, Age Based, Mensuration etc.) 10 Easy-Moderate
Total 40 Easy-Moderate

English Language (Easy-Moderate)

The level of English Language section was Easy-Moderate.There was one question on vocab in the RC Error Detection was based on old pattern.
No. of Questions
Reading Comprehension
7 Moderate
Error Detection
4 Easy
Cloze test 5 Easy-Moderate
Sentence Rearrangement
5 Easy-Moderate
Phrase Replacement
4 Easy
Match the column
Idiom and phrase

Reasoning/Intelligence (Easy)

The level of reasoning was Easy-Moderate. Total 40 questions were asked in this topic. There were 5 sets of puzzle asked in the exam. They were based on the following topics:
  • Parallel Seating Arrangement (North/South, 7 people each side)
  • Floor based puzzle(4 floors, 8 flats)
  • Uncertain number of people ( total person 17 after arrangement)
  • Month Based puzzle (6 month, 6 cities, 6 people)
  • Circular seating arrangement (8 people, some facing center and some outside)
The questions from other topics were:
No. of Questions
Sitting Arrangement and Puzzles
5 Easy
Syllogism (Only few & Direct)
5 Easy
Alphabet Based 2 Easy
Number based 1 Easy
Miscellaneous 1 Easy

General/ Economy/ Financial Awareness (Moderate)

Most of the questions were asked from current affairs. Around 10 questions were asked from Septembers’ Current affairs (approx) and 5 question from August current affairs (Approx). Approx 4-5 question were asked from banking awareness. 1-2 questions were based on Economy survey. No single question from static awareness were asked.

Descriptive Test

There were total 3 letters (Formal/informal)were given out of which only one letter was to be done by the candidate.Only one topic were given in Precis and comprehension writing (Each) The topics were as follows:

Letter writing:

1- Letter to news paper editor for Flood Furiod (Formal)

2- Letter to a friend/Brother, asking for the places to visit while you are going to take the test in the city. (Informal)

Note: We will update the third topic of the letter as soon as we get any update from the aspirants who appear for it.

Precis topic:

Online Video Survey and Analysis


It was based on food and nature and there were around 5 questions based on it.

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