EPFO SSA (Social Security Assistant) 2019 detail syllabus and exam pattern 2019

SCHEME OF EXAMINATION

Phase I

Preliminary Examination

Note:-

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.

Phase II – Main Examination

NOTE –

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. The 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 the keyboard. The descriptive paper will be conducted online immediately after completion of an 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.

The minimum requirement is 5000 key depressions per hour. Candidates short-listed for Skill Test will have to appear for a Skill Test.

NOTE:- 1. Computer Skill Test will be qualifying in nature. Marks obtained will not be reckoned for merit ranking.

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

Note: Cut-offs are applied in two stages:

a. on scores in individual tests

b. on Total Score

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