EPFO Exam Pattern 2020 - Check EPFO Written Exam Pattern & Syllabus Here
EPFO Exam Pattern 2020 - UPSC has prescribed EPFO 2020 exam pattern in its official notification. The EPFO exam pattern 2020 provides details regarding the mode of exam, weightage, sections and duration of the exam. As per the exam pattern of EPFO 2020 the weightage of written exam is 75 % while that of for interview stage it is 25 %. While knowing the exam pattern candidates should also note that negative marking scheme is applicable. The EPFO exam is conducted in two stages- written and interview. Read the complete article to know more about UPSC EPFO exam pattern and syllabus 2020 to understand the overall structure of the exam.
EPFO Exam 2020 Stages
Stages of exam
30 - 45 Minutes
EPFO Exam Pattern 2020 - Written Exam
Number of Questions
Medium of Paper
Hindi and English
2 Hours or 120 Minutes
Negative Marking Scheme will be applicable in EPFO exam. There will be a deduction of ⅓ of marks of correct answers in the exam.
There will be no addition and deduction of marks for those questions which are not answered.
After knowing the exam pattern one should also know the minimum passing marks in the written exam to be shortlisted for interview.
EPFO 2020 Qualifying Marks
Minimum passing marks (Out of 100)
SC, ST and PH
Applicants should also know the syllabus which helps them to prepare for the EPFO exam in a better way.
EPFO Syllabus 2020
1) General English
2) General Science and facts related to Computer Applications .
3) General Mental Ability & Quantitative Aptitude (Quant & Reasoning).
4) Indian Freedom Struggle (History).
5) Indian Polity & Economy.
6) General Accounting Principles.
7) Industrial Relations & Labour Laws.
8) Social Security in India.
9) Current events and developmental issues
10) Indian Economy and related issues
Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - EPFO Exam Pattern 2020 - Check EPFO Written Exam Pattern & Syllabus Here
Question: Is there any negative marking scheme in the EPFO exam?
Yes there is negative marking and ⅓ marks will be deducted for each wrong answer.
Question: What is the salary of EPFO officers?
The salary of EPFO employees will be around rs. 45,000.
Question: What are the minimum qualifying marks to pass EPFO examination?
The UR applicants have to secure 50, while OBC have to 45 and SC, ST & PH have to score 40 marks out of 100.
Question: How many questions will be in the written test of the EPFO 2020 exam?
There will be 120 questions and 100 marks will be assigned to it.