1. EPFO Assistant 2023 Notification

Employee provident fund organisation EPFO conducts an online exam for Assistants. EPFO assistant 2023 notification is yet to be released. EPFO is one of the largest financial institutions in India. A Central body of Trustees governs employee provident fund organisation. UPSC conducts recruitment for EPFO Assistant officers. Any graduate from a recognized institute can apply for EPFO assistant. 

The EPFO Assistant 2023 notification will be declared on the official website of EPFO https://www.epfindia.gov.in/site_en/index.php Candidates can follow IACE blogs for more updates. Candidates can also check previous notifications of EPFO Assistant 2019 for more details about exam patterns, syllabus, and eligibility for EPFO Assistant. The link for EPFO Assistant 2019 is given below.

Check here for EPFO Assistant 2019 Notification

2. About EPFO Assistant 2023 Exam Pattern

The EPFO Assistant exam pattern of Prelims and Mains exam is given below.

EPFO Assistant 2023 Preliminary exam pattern
S.No Subject No. of questions Minimum marks Duration Version
1 English 30 30 20 English
2 Reasoning  35 35 20 Bilingual 
3 Numerical ability 35 35 20 Bilingual 
Total 100 100 60 minutes


EPFO Assistant 2023 Mains exam pattern
S.No Subject No. of questions Minimum marks Duration Version
1 Reasoning  40 60 35 Bilingual
2 General/ Economy/ Financial awareness 40 40 20 Bilingual
3 English  30 40 30 English
4 Quantitative aptitude  40 60 35 Bilingual
Total 150 200 2 hours
5 Descriptive paper 3 30 45 English
Grand total 153 230 2 hours 45 min

3. About IACE coaching for EPFO Assistant

IACE is one of the best institutes for banking exams like SBI PO & Clerk, IBPS PO & Clerk, and many more. The aspirants of the EPFO exam can avail of the benefits of IACE which is;

  • The complete study material for EPFO Assistant.
  • Daily newspaper and current affairs booklet for the students.
  • Different interactive sessions and programs like WCAT for current affairs, PQRE (pure quant, Reasoning, and English, and a Real intensive program That is conducted before the prelims and Mains exams. This program could be helpful for the student for revision.
  •   Computer lab facility for practice.

4. EPFO Assistant 2023 Exam Highlights

The exam highlights of EPFO Assistant 2023 are given below.

Particulars Details
Organisation by Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation
Exam Conducted by Union Public Service Commission
Type Of Exam National Level
Total Vacancy To be notified
Posting Location Across India
Application Mode Online
Fees Exam
  • INR 250/-(SC/ST/PwD/Female/EWS)
  • INR  500/-( All other category)
Examination Mode Offline
Negative 1/ The Mark
Medium Of Exam Hindi, English
Selection Procedure Written Test Interview
        Official website https://www.epfindia.gov.in/site_en/index.php 

5. EPFO Assistant 2023 Online Application & Fee

5.1 Online application process

  1. Before applying for EPFO assistant candidates must scan their photograph, signature on left thumb, and hand return declaration as per the specifications given in the notification.
  2. After scanning a candidate must visit the EPFO website  https://www.epfindia.gov.in/site_en/index.php and click on the option “Apply for the Recruitment of the post assistant”.
  3. Enter your details like name, contact details, and email ID, and complete the registration process.
  4. Upload the scanned documents.
  5. Click the payment tab and make payment online.
  6. Submit the application form and download it.

5.2  Application fees

The EPFO Assistant 2023 details of application fees are given below

Candidate Category Application fees
SC/ST/PWD/ EWS/Departmental Candidates, and Female Candidates  250/-
Other Categories 500/-

6. EPFO Assistant 2023 Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria for EPFO Assistant depend on the Age limit and educational qualification of a candidate. 

6.1 Educational qualification

A candidate should hold a Degree from a recognized university. The final-year students are not eligible for the exam. 

6.2 Age limit

The age limit of a candidate should be 20 to 27 years. The above age limit candidate can avail of age relaxation. The age relaxation table is given below.

Category Age relaxation
SC/ST 5 years
OBC NCL 3 years
Central government employees and departmental employees   General: Upto 40 years

SC/ST: Upto 45 years

OBC: Upto 43 years

PwD General: 10 years

SC/ST: 15 years

OBC: 13 years

7. EPFO Assistant 2023- Important Dates

EPFO assistant 2023 notification will be released soon. Any important updates will be available here. 

EPFO Assistant Exam Events Important Dates
EPFO Assistant 2023 notification release To be notified
EPFO Assistant 2023 application process starts To be notified
EPFO Assistant 2023  application process ends on  To be notified
Last date of exam fees submission To be notified
EPFO Assistant 2023  Prelims exam admit will release To be notified
EPFO assistant 2023 Prelims exam date To be notified
EPFO assistant 2023 Prelims exam result  To be notified
EPFO Assistant 2023 Mains exam date To be notified
EPFO Assistant 2023 Mains exam results  To be notified

8. EPFO Assistant Selection Procedure

The selection procedure for EPFO Assistant 2023 contains two stages i.e. Prelims and Mains.

  • Prelims Exam: This exam is qualifying in nature. There are a total of 100 questions for a one-hour duration. The prelims exam also contains negative markings. 1/4 mark is deducted for every wrong answer.  
  • Mains exam: The score obtained in the main exam is considered as a final list for EPFO Assistant. The ratio for prelims and main exam is 1:10 which means The candidates are shortlisted based on 10 times the number of vacancies from the prelims exam for Mains exam. Main’s exam contains 153 questions for 2 hours and 45 minutes and 1/4 mark is deducted for each wrong answer. The Mains exam contains a descriptive paper that is completely online. 

9. EPFO Assistant Syllabus 2023

The syllabus for prelims and mains of EPFO assistant 2023 is given below.

EPFO Assistant 2023 Prelims and Mains syllabus 
  1. Direction Test
  2. Order and Ranking
  3. Input-Output
  4. Inequalities
  5. Alphabet & Number Series
  6. Statement & Conclusions
  7. Puzzles
  8. Blood Relations
  9. Alpha-Numeric-Symbol Series.
  10. Machine Input-Output
  11. Water images
  12.  Argument’s Conclusion
  13. Syllogism
  14. Analytical Reasoning  
  15. Logical Reasoning
  16. Coding-Decoding etc
  1. Subject-Verb Agreement
  2. Sentence Improvement
  3. Active and Passive Voice
  4. Singular-Plural
  5. Para-jumbles
  6. Error Corrections
  7. Parts of Speech
  8. Spotting Errors
  9. Idioms and Phrases
  10. Direct and Indirect Speech
  11. Fillers
  12. Passage Completion
  13. Reading Comprehension
  14. Cloze Tests
  15. Vocabulary-based questions
  16. Word Usage
  17. Phrase/Connector
  18. Antonyms and Synonyms etc
Numerical ability
  1. Simplification
  2. Number Series
  3. Profit and Loss
  4. Permutation & Combination
  5. Problem on Ages
  6. HCF and LCM
  7. Simple & Compound Interest
  8. Surds and Indices
  9. Work and Time
  10. Speed, Distance, & Time
  11. Probability
  12. Average
  13. Mixtures & Allegations
  14. Data Interpretation
  15. Boats and Streams
  16. Cistern and Pipe
  17. Quadratic Equations
  18. Approximation
  19. Mensuration
  20. Ratio and Proportion
  21. Partnership
  22. Percentage
  23. Data Sufficiency
General/ Finance/ Economy
  1. Current affairs
  2. Indian polity
  3. Indian history
  4. Geography
  5. GST
  6. Indian currency
  7. Indian economy
  8. Financial institutes 
  9. Balance of trade and payment
  10. Monetary terms
  11. Banking terms
  12. Important days
  13. Sports news etc

10. EPFO Assistant Vacancy 2023: Category-Wise

EPFO Assistant 2023 Notification will be released soon. The category-wise vacancies will be declared later. For your reference, EPFO assistant 2019 vacancies are given below.

EPFO assistant 2019 vacancies 
Categories Vacancies 
UR 113
EWS 28
SC 42
ST 21
Total 280
PWD  11

11. EPFO Assistant Cut-Off: Previous Year’s Cut-off Marks

The EPFO Assistant 2023 Cut-off marks will be released on the official website. The cut-off marks will be released a few days after the results. The maximum mark for the prelims exam is 100 and for the Mains exam is 230. The cut-off marks for Prelims and Mains for EPFO assistant 2019 are given below. 

EPFO Assistant 2019 Prelims exam cut-off
Categories Cut off
General 94.75
EWS 91.50
OBC 91.25
SC 87
ST 81.25
PwD 89.75 (CAT-A)

69.25 (CAT-B)

85.75 (CAT-C)

68 (CAT-D)


EPFO Assistant 2019 Mains cut-off marks
Categories Cut off
General 184.17
EWS 175.09
OBC 176.43
SC 160.76
ST 145.21
PwD 171.63 (CAT-A)


164.30 (CAT-C)

134.21 (CAT-D&E)

12. EPFO Assistant 2023 Salary Structure

The EPFO Assistant has a  handsome salary and benefits. The EPFO assistant will be paid according to the 7th pay commission. The expected salary structure of EPFO Assistant 2023 is given below. 

Level Salary Additional Benefits
Level-7 Entry Pay: 44,700/-
  • Dearness Allowance
  • House Rent Allowance
  • Transport Allowance

13. EPFO Assistant 2023 Exam Centre

The exam centre for prelims and mains is given below. The exam centre for the Mains exam centre shall be allotted to any of the below centres. 

Ahmedabad Shillong Imphal
Prayagraj(Allahabad) Shimla Agartala
Bengaluru Srinagar Jorhat
Bhopal Thiruvananthapuram Aizawl
Mumbai Kochi Itanagar
Kolkata Lucknow Raipur
Cuttack Jammu Visakhapatnam
Delhi Chandigarh Tirupati
Dispur Panaji(Goa) Udaipur
Hyderabad Port Blair Sambalpur
Jaipur Dharwad Bareilly
Chennai Madurai Gautam Budh Nagar
Nagpur Ranchi Ghaziabad
Dehradun Gangtok Gurugram
Patna Kohima Faridabad

14. EPFO Assistant Preparation Tips 2023

A candidate who is preparing for the EPFO assistant exam must make some preparation plan i.e. Syllabus, Previous year’s paper, and check the EPFO assistant notification. Here are some tips to crack the EPFO assistant exam.

  • Prepare a study plan according to your schedule and keep a strict schedule.
  • analyse the previous year’s question pattern and make a list of important topics.
  • Practise previous year’s questions and give full-length mock tests.
  • Read Daily Newspapers or follow any page for important updates.
  • Prepare short notes daily.

15. EPFO Assistant 2023 Admit Card & Call Letter

EPFO Assistant 2023 Notification will be released soon. The admit card for the prelims and mains exam will be released a few days before the exam. Candidates can download the admit card for prelims and the mains exam on the official website of EPFO https://www.epfindia.gov.in/site_en/index.php. The final call letters are sent to selected aspirants with all the information about their posting places and area, via registered email.

16. EPFO Assistant Prelims 2023 Result

EPFO assistant 2023 prelims results will be declared after the exam. The registered candidates for the prelims exam can check their results on the official website of EPFO.

17. EPFO Assistant Mains 2023 result

EPFO assistant 2023 Mains Results will be declared after the exam. Mains result is the final list for EPFO Assistant. Candidates can see their results on the official website of EPFO. 

18. FAQ's

1. When will the EPFO assistant 2023 notification be released?

Ans. EPFO assistant 2023 notification will be released soon. As per the previous year the EPFO Assistant Notification was released in the month of July.

2. What are the eligibility criteria for applying for EPFO assistant?

Ans. The eligibility criteria for applying for EPFO assistant are based on nationality, age limit, and educational qualification

  • A candidate must be Indian, 
  • The age limit should be 20 to 27 years, 
  • The educational qualification of a candidate is a degree or graduation from a recognized institute.

3. What is the mode and medium of examination for EPFO Assistant 2023?

Ans. The mode of examination is online for EPFO assistants and the medium of the examination contains both the language Hindi and English.

4. Does the EPFO assistant exam have a negative marking?

Ans. Yes, the EPFO Assistant Exam has a negative marking. 1/4 mark is deducted for every wrong answer and no marks will be deducted for unattempted questions.

5. What is the salary for EPFO Assistant 2023?

Ans. The expected salary for EPFO Assistant in 2023 will be 44,900/-. There are several benefits to other salary like T.A, Special allowance, E.M.A, S.F.A and many more.

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