Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) released a total of 2189 Vacancies in various regions across India for the post of Social Security Assistant. A great chance awaits the aspirants dreaming to work under the central government. We have already given the details regarding the EPFO SSA notification, how to Apply Online and the Salary & Job Profile. Now as this opportunity came up after years, many candidates are new to this recruitment and post. The one question that may be in your mind is: When was the last time this recruitment drive conducted and what was the EPFO SSA previous year Cut off. We have the answers to your question. This post will give you an insight into the EPFO SSA previous year cut off, exam pattern and much more. Check out below:
EPFO SSA 2019: Changes in the exam pattern
The EPFO SSA notification was previously released in 2011-2012 for a total of 1974 Vacancies. It’s been almost 7 years that this drive was last conducted. Hence, the exam pattern was totally different from now. Only one written examination was held after which the candidates were qualified for the skill test. The exam pattern of EPFO SSA 2012 was as follows:
|S.NO||Name of Test||Number of Questions||Maximum Marks|
|1.||Test of Reasoning||50||100|
|2.||Test of English Language||50||0**|
|3.||Test of Numerical Ability||50||100|
|4||Test of Office Work
*** Test of English is only qualifying and marks obtained has not been reckoned for merit ranking.
- The number of questions answered correctly by a candidate in each Objective Test is considered for arriving at the Corrected Score after applying a penalty for wrong answers.
- Negative marking of 1/4th
EPFO SSA 2019: Previous Year Cut-off MarksThe EPFO SSA written examination was last held on 13th May 2012. It consists of 4 sections out of which marks of the English language were not reckoned for final merit. The overall cut off for the written exam was not mentioned and the final merit was only released after the skill test. Below is the EPFO SSA Previous year cut off for the written examination.
|S.NO||Name of Test||SC/ST/OBC/EXS/PH/
(SC/ST/ OBC) SPORTS
|Cut off marks of
GEN/ (GEN) SPORTS
|1.||Test of Reasoning||10||17|
|2.||Test of English Language||9||15|
|3.||Test of Numerical Ability||11||18|
|4||Test of Office Work
|No Overall Cut off Mentioned as per the official notice|
PROCESS FOR PREPARATION OF LIST OF SHORTLISTED CANDIDATES
Out of total candidates qualified on objective tests securing minimum Cut off marks in each objective test, candidates are further shortlisted as qualified for the second level i.e. Skill Test up to three times the number of vacancies for each region and for each category. The final merit list will be declared based on the consolidated marks of Written Test and Skill Test.
EPFO SSA 2019: Conclusion
It can be seen that the EPFO SSA Recruitment notification 2019 is a great opportunity that comes rarely. From the EPFO SSA Previous year cut off, it can be concluded that EPFO has changed the exam pattern completely and the expected cut off for this year will be difficult to predict. Candidates should work hard and prepare for EPFO SSA exam as per the latest pattern. Stay tuned with DreamBigInstitution.com for all the related information of EPFO SSA Recruitment.
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