EPFO SSA Syllabus 2019 - Check Here Exam Pattern & Detailed Syllabus

EPFO SSA Syllabus 2019
Dear Students, We are sharing exam pattern and detailed syllabus of SOCIAL SECURITY ASSISTANT(SSA) recruitment examination 2019 in EMPLOYEES’ PROVIDENT FUND ORGANISATION(EPFO).It will help you in making preparation plan for EPFO SSA 2019 Examination.
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Phase I - Preliminary Examination(EPFO SSA 2019):
Sr. No.
Name of the Test(Objective Tests)
No. of Qs
No. of Marks
Time Duration
Version
1
English Language
30
30
20 Minutes
Only English
2
Reasoning Ability
35
35
20 Minutes
Bilingual(English & Hindi)
3
Numerical Aptitude
35
35
20 Minutes
Bilingual(English & Hindi)
Total
100
100
1 Hour / 60 Minutes


Important Highlights about Prelims Exam:
I. Phase –I is qualifying in nature and marks will not be reckoned for final merit.
II. For each wrong answer, there will be a negative marking of one fourth of the mark assigned to that question.
III. 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.
IV. 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 difficulty level of different test batteries used across sessions.

Phase II - Main Examination(EPFO SSA 2019):
Sr. No.
Name of the Test(Objective Tests)
No. of Qs
No. of Marks
Time Duration
Version
1
Reasoning/Intelligence
40
60
35 Minutes
Bilingual(English & Hindi)
2
General/Economy/Finance Awareness
40
40
20 Minutes
Bilingual(English & Hindi)
3
English Language
30
40
30 Minutes
Only English
4
Quantitative Aptitude
40
60
35 Minutes
Bilingual(English & Hindi)
Total
150
200
2 Hours / 120 Minutes


Descriptive Paper(English Language with emphasis on comprehension and analysis)
3(letter, précis , comprehension)
30
45 Minutes
Only English
Grand Total
153
230
2 Hours 45 Minutes/ 165 Minutes





Important Highlights about Mains Exam:
1. The marks obtained in Phase – II will be considered for final selection.
2. For each wrong answer, there will be a negative marking of one fourth of the mark assigned to that question.
3. Descriptive paper will be completely online, i.e. the questions will be displayed on the screen and the candidates will have to type the answers using keyboard. Descriptive paper will be conducted online immediately after completion of online objective test of Phase-II Main Examination.
4. The candidates will be shortlisted for Phase-III in the ratio of 1:5 i.e. about 5 times the number of vacancies in each category on the basis of their performance in Phase - II.

Phase III - Computer Skill Test (Computer Data Entry Test)
Candidates will be required to appear for the Skill Test to assess speed and accuracy for Data Entry Work. Minimum requirement is 5000 key depressions per hour. Candidates short-listed for Skill Test will have to appear for a Skill Test.

Important Highlights about Computer Skill Test:
1. Computer Skill Test will be qualifying in nature. Marks obtained will not be reckoned for merit ranking.

EPFO SSA 2019 Qualifying Marks- Qualifying Marks in Phase-I (Preliminary Exam.) and Phase–II (Main Exam.) will be decided as per discretion of EPFO.


Topics of Reasoning
Topics of GK
Topics of English Language
Topics of Quantitative Aptitude
Puzzles
Basic General Knowledge
Cloze Test
Quadratic Equations
Sylloigism
Current Affairs
RC
Simplifications
Inequalities
Sports
Parajumbles
Approximations
Coding-Decoding
Days and Years
Fill in the Blanks
Number Series
Blood Relations
Banking GK
Phrase Replacement
Data Interpretation
Ranking

Spotting the Errors
Data Sufficiency
Direction Sense Test

Connectors
Caselets
Logical

Antonyms
Probability
MachineInput-Output

Synonyms
Simple Interest & Compound Interest
Seating Arrangement

One Word Substitution
Mensuration
Alphabet Test

Sentence Improvement
Height & Distances
Data Sufficiency

Idioms & Phrases
Number System
Alphabetical Series

Misspelt Word
HCF & LCM
Number Series


Problems on Ages



Problems on Number



Problems on Train



Time & Work



Time,Speed & Distance



Average



Percentage



Ratio & proportion



Profit & Loss



Partnership



Pipes & Cistern



Boats & Streams



Clocks



Calendar



Mixture



Permutation & Combination

Process for Arriving at Scores in EPFO SSA 2019-
If the examination is held in more than one session, the process of moderation will follow to ensure fairness (More than one session are required if the nodes capacity is less or some technical disruption takes place at any center or for any candidate.).

Important Highlights about EPFO SSA 2019 Cut Off:
Cut-offs are applied in two stages-
a. on scores in individual tests
b. on Total Score


RESOLUTION OF TIE CASES- In cases where more than one candidate secures the equal aggregates marks in Phase-II, tie will be resolved by applying the following methods one after another:
i) Date of Birth, with older candidates placed higher.
ii) Alphabetical order in which names of the candidates appear

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