EPFO Assistant Prelims Exam Analysis, Review & Questions Asked : 31st July 2019 – 1st Shift

EPFO Assistant Prelims Exam Analysis, Review & Questions Asked: 

The Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) is conducting the EPFO Assistant 2019 Prelims exam today i.e. 31st July 2019 in 4 shifts. Here we are come out with exam analysis of the EPFO Assistant prelims to know the EPFO Assistant Prelims exam difficulty level, number of good attempts and questions asked in the exam. The 1st Shift of July 31 is over now and many aspirants who are going to appear in 2nd , 3rd and 4th shifts are eagerly waiting for EPFO Assistant Prelims Exam Analysis and as shared by the candidates, the overall exam was of ‘Easy -Moderate’ level. Memory Based Questions asked in all three sections – Reasoning, Numerical Aptitude and English Language were not of difficult level. Candidates were able to attempt around 63-73 questions overall.

  • The sequence of the section- English, Reasoning, Quant
  • Most Difficult sections – Quant
  • Most Easiest Section – English
  • The overall level of this shift of EPFO Assistant Prelims exam was moderate.
  • Reasoning Ability: Puzzles were majorly asked in this section.
  • Quantitative Aptitude: Simplification & Arithmetic Questions were asked in the majority. 
  • English Language: It was easier than the other two sections. Students were able to attempt around 25 questions easily

EPFO Assistant Prelims Exam Analysis 2019: Overall Section-wise Analysis


Good Attempt
English Language


Reasoning Ability

Quantitative Aptitude




EPFO Assistant Prelims Exam Analysis 2019: Quantitative Aptitude (Easy-Moderate)

The level of the Quantitative Aptitude section was Easy-Moderate. One can easily attempt questions if they have practiced well. There was one set of DI:

  • A Table DI question was asked in this slot. This was based on the data of 4 bakeries P, Q, R and S
  • Wrong number series was asked, Basic calculation based questions were asked , The patterns were not too tricky and could be easily recognized if one has enough practice of this topic
Topic No. of Questions Level
Data Interpretation 5 Easy-Moderate
Wrong Number Series 5 Easy-Moderate
Quadratic Equation 5 Easy
Simplification 10 Easy
Miscellaneous Word Problems 10 Easy-Moderate
Total 35 Easy-Moderate

EPFO Assistant Prelims Exam Analysis 2019: English Language (Easy-Moderate)

  • The English section was of Easy-Moderate level.
  • The topic was based on ‘a story of a man who was facing some hardships’
  • Vocab: Display, Fear, raise
  • Sentence Rearrangement- 4 sentences need to be arranged
  • Error Spotting- This was a new pattern error spotting. 5 sentences were provided. Students were required to find the correct sentence. One option was none of the above sentences.
Topic No. of Questions Level
Reading Comprehension  8 Easy-Moderate
Error Detection 6 Easy-Moderate
Cloze Test 6 Easy
Sentence Rearrangement 5 Easy
Phrasal Verbs 5 Easy
Total 30 Easy

EPFO Assistant Prelims Exam Analysis 2019: Reasoning (Easy)

The level of reasoning was also Easy. There were sets of puzzles and Seating Arrangement:

  • Floor Based Puzzle (8 Floors)
  • Unknown number of people
  • Rectangular Puzzle (8 people, facing inside & outside)
Topics No. of Questions Level
Puzzles and Seating Arrangement 15 Easy-Moderate
Coding-Decoding 5 Easy
Direction Sense  3 Easy
Coded Inequality 5 Easy
Syllogism 5 Easy-Moderate
Alphabet based 2 Easy
Total 35 Easy

All the Best for 2nd Shift Exam.


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