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About UPSC EPFO 2021 Exam

The post of Enforcement Officer/Accounts Officer of the Employees Provident Fund Organization (EPFO) comes under the Ministry of Labour and Employment. The posts are permanent, Group ‘B’, Non-Ministerial.

This exam does not require a Mains test, as the candidates will be called just after qualifying the RT though there is a criterion of minimum qualification in the interview. With the latest notification for the recruitment of Enforcement Officer/ Accounts Officer Posts by the UPSC, there is a wonderful opportunity to work with the Government of India.

The heartening feature of the notification is that there are 421 vacancies for the post. After clearing the exam, the candidate will be working for the Employee Provident Fund Organisation, Ministry of Labour and Employment.

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UPSC EPFO 2020-21 Official Notification
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UPSC EPFO 2021 Exam Dates

The date of the UPSC EPFO EO/AO Exam is on 9th May 2021.

Duties of Enforcement Officer/Accounts Officer inter alia are
  • To look after the work of Enforcement,Recovery, Accounts, Administration Cash, Legal, Pension and Computer which includesthe statutory and administrative functions like conducting inquiry settlement of claims,general administration;
  • Maintenance of Cash Book/ administration;
  • Maintenance of CashBook/Reconciliation of Bank Statements;
  • MIS returns etc
Pattern of the Test

The UPSC EPFO Enforcement Officer/ Accounts Officers consists of two phases:

  1. Recruitment Test (Objective Type): This consists of 120 Questions of 100 Marks and duration would be 2 hours.
  2. Interview (Personality Test).
Scheme of the Recruitment Test:
  1. The test will be of two hours duration.
  2. All questions will carry equal marks.
  3. The test will be objective type questions with multiple choices of answer.
  4. The medium of the test will be both Hindi and English.
  5. There will be penalty for wrong answers. Every wrong answer will carry adeduction of one-third of the marks assigned to that question. If no answer ismarked for a question, there will be no penalty for that question.
Syllabus of the UPSC EPFO Examination

The syllabus of the Test broadly comprises the following topics :-

UPSC CSE Related topics
  • Current Events.
  • Developmental Issues.
  • Indian Polity.
  • Indian Economy.
  • Indian Freedom Struggle.
  • Industrial Relations.
  • Labour Laws.
  • Social Security in India.
Other Topics
  1. General Accounting Principles.
  2. General Science
  3. Knowledge of Computer applications.
  4. General English- To evaluate candidate’s understanding of Englishlanguage & workman – like use of words.
  5. General Mental Ability
  6. Quantitative Aptitude.

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Recruitment Test (RT) and Interview carry weightage in the ratio of 75:25 for thecandidates shortlisted based on Recruitment Test (RT) and qualify in the interview.

How to prepare for UPSC EPFO Exam?
  • To qualify for UPSC EPFO Exam you must be well versed with the syllabus and the demand of the Exam.
  • You must know and analyse the Previous Years Question papers of UPSC EPFO Exam and get a hold of all the topics.
  • AspireIAS will help you in this part of analysis and will guide you till you clear the UPSC EPFO examination.
UPSC EPFO Admit Card, Cut Off, Result 2021

Complete information about the UPSC EPFO Admit Card is mentioned below. Also, check previous year EPFO cutoff and latest updates about the EPFO AO/EO Result 2020.

UPSC EPFO Admit Card 2021

The UPSC EPFO admit card 2020 exam will be disclosed 15 days prior to the exam date. candidates can download the EPFO AO/EO admit card 2020 from the official website after the release.

The UPSC EPFO admit card download link will be updated here after the release.

UPSC EPFO Cut off 2021

UPSC EPFO cut off 2020 will be determined after the examination.

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