UPSC EPFO Recruitment 2021 – The Employees’ Provident Fund Organization (EO/AO), Recruitment Test, 2021 which was scheduled to be held on May 09, 2021 therefore stands deferred. The Commission has issued admit card for the post of EO/AO in EPFOonline at upsc.gov.in. However, the link is also deactivated now. The posts advertised are of Enforcement Officer/Accounts Officer with 421 vacancies respectively in 51/2020. Get here complete details of UPSC EPFO Recruitment 2021 including the application process, admit card, result, selection process, vacancies, syllabus.
Latest: Exam date of UPSC EPFO 2021 Exam has been postponed. Check official notice below.
UPSC EPFO Recruitment 2021
Union Public Service Commission is carrying out EPFO Recruitment as per the following schedule. Note all the important dates of EPFO Recruitment 2021 from here so as to not miss any event.
Important dates for UPSC Recruitment 2021
|UPSC EPFO Recruitment||Dates|
|Last date to apply||31 Jan 2020|
|Last date to take print out of the application form||01 Feb 2020|
|Facility for e revised choice of Centres||15 – 21 Dec 2020|
29 Dec 2020 – 04 Jan 2021
|Release of admit card|
To be announced
|Declaration of result||To be announced|
UPSC EPFO 221 Latest Updates
Exam Postponed Notice
The Commission took into account rapidly changing circumstances, health concerns, lockdown restrictions, including social distancing norms, and the aggravating situation imposed due to the pandemic. The Commission has decided tppostponeed the UPSC EPFO examination 2021.
Exam Time Table and Instructions
Click here to check detailed Exam Time Table and Instructions
Notice for 421 Posts of Enforcement Officer – Accounts Officer, EPFO
Union Public Service Commission is conducting the Recruitment Test for Enforcement Officer/Accounts Officer in the Employees’ Provident Fund Organization on May 09, 2021. Keeping in view the large number of applicants and requests received from the candidates for changing their Centres and requests received from candidates for open centres at Kolkata and Jaipur that is more than their capacity, the Commission has decided to offer an opportunity to the candidates, if they wish to send their revised choice of Centre for the Recruitment Test. The window of submitting the revised choice of Centres by the candidates will be operational in two phases i.e December 15 to 21, 2020 and December 29, 2020 to January 04, 2021.
Fictitious Fee: 421 Posts of Enforcement Officer – Accounts Officer, EPFO
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Exam Date Announced
Union Public Service Commission has released the EPFO 2021 exam date at the official website. The UPSC EPFO 2021 exam is scheduled to be held on May 09, 2021. Refer to the image below for the same.
UPSC EPFO 2021 Exam Pattern
Candidates who are appearing for UPSC EPFO 2021 can check the exam pattern below. They can check the exam duration, language of exam and others below.
|Duration of examination||2 hours|
|Type of questions||Multiple choice questions|
|Language of the examination||Bilingual – Hindi and English language|
|Making scheme||Each question carries equal marks. Marks are|
deducted for marking incorrect answer.
UPSC EPFO Syllabus 2021
The syllabus for the EPFO exam mainly includes the General English and General Knowledge topics. To start the preparation for Enforcement Officer/Accounts Officer, refer to UPSC EPFO syllabus provided below:
- General English.
- Indian Freedom Struggle.
- Current Events and Developmental Issues.
- Indian Polity and Economy.
- General Accounting Principles.
- Industrial Relations & Labour Laws.
- General Science and knowledge of Computer
- General Mental Ability and Quantitative Aptitude.
- Social Security in India.
UPSC EPFO Admit Card 2021
The Commission releases UPSC EPFO admit card for the exam online for those who have successfully registered. Candidates have can download the admit card from the official website of UPSC, upsc.gov.in. Moreover, the admit card releases through login. So, candidates can download the EPFO admit card either with registration number or with roll number. Also, take a print out of the admit card on an A4 size sheet and carry it to the exam centre. Along with that, candidates also have to carry a photo ID card and other documents as mentioned don the call letter.
UPSC EPFO Test Centres
Candidates have to choose test centres at the time of the registration process. The test centres for Enforcement Officer/Accounts Officer is allotted through first apply first allot basis. No requests for the change in test centres is allowed after allotment.
Test Centres for Recruitment Test (RT)
|Chennai||Madurai||Gautam Budh Nagar|
Qualifying marks for UPSC EPFO 2021
To qualify the exam, candidates need to secure the minimum qualifying marks that UPSC has defined. The category wise qualifying marks for UPSC EPFO are as follows:
|Unreserved category||50 marks|
|SC/ST/PH category||40 marks|
UPSC EPFO 2021 Vacancies
This year, UPSC has announced 421 vacancies for the EPFO Recruitment. In the table below, candidates can check the distribution of vacancies amongst different categories
UPSC EPFO Result 2021
After the commencement of the exam, candidates can check their UPSC EPFO result 2021 online at upsc.gov.in. The result is announced in a merit list forat wth the names and roll numbers of the qualifying candidates. These shortlised cnadidates are called for the interview round. For the interview, aspirants are asked to carry certain documents. The list includes the educational qalication certificates, categry certificate, etc. The final result for UPSC EPFO release based on the recruitment test (RT) marks and interview round. After final selected, the newly recruited candidates have to serve a probation period of 02 years.
UPSC EPFO 2021 Eligibility
Check the eligibility criteria for UPSC EPFO Enforcement Officer/ Accounts Officer below:
- Candidates must have a bachelor degree in any subject
- Candidates with bachelor’s degree in law or integrated 5 years degree in law or Company Secretary or Masters in Business Administration or Post Graduate Diploma in Management or Chartered Accountants or Cost and Management Accountant Cost and Management Accountant.
- Applicants having two years of experience in Administration/Accounts/Legal Matters in any government or Listed – Private Organisation.
Age limit: 30 years.
UPSC Application Form 2021
The application procedure for UPSC EPFO 2021 is conducted through online mode. Candidates have register themselves first and then apply for the post. Scroll down to know about the application procedure for UPSC EPFO.
How to apply:
The steps to fill the application form for UPSC EPFO is provided below:
1st step: Visit the UPSC website, upsc.gov.in to apply for UPSC EPFO.
2nd step: Click on ‘apply online’ tab.
3rd step: After this page opens with 2 links. Candidates have to click on ‘online application for various examination’.
4th step: On the next page, click on ‘ORA for the post of Enforcement Officer/Accounts officer’.
5th step: Hereafter, click on ‘Click here part -I registration’ to start the registration process. Enter the details asked in the registration form carefully. Click on ‘save and continue’ to proceed further for the application form.
6th step: After this, candidates have to pay the required application fee prescribed for UPSC EPFO.
7th step: Upload the images of signature and photograph as per the specification given.
8th step: Select the test centres for UPSC EPFO.
9th step: After this, the application process is complete. Do not forget to take the print out of UPSC EPFO application form.
- General category candidates have to pay Rs.25/- as application fee.
- Candidates belonging to SC/ST/PH/Women candidates are exempted from fee submission.
- No fee exemption for OBC male candidates.
Mode of payment:
- The application fee should be submitted either through online or offline mode. Pay fee through credit card/debit card/SBI net banking/cash through SBI bank challan.
- If candidates can paying fee through challan, do not forget to take print out challan generated online. Candidates have to go to the nearest branch of SBI for depositing fee.
UPSC EPFO Enforcement Officer Notification 2021
The official notification for the post of the enforcement officer/ accounts officer has been released. Click on the image below to download the official notification for UPSC EPFO Enforcement Officer 2021.
Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) was set up on October 01, 1926. Arvind Saxena serves as the commission executive of the commission. The commission holds the responsibility to conduct the exam for all India services and group A and B of central Servies. UPSC makes the appointment to civil services post.
Ans. The official website for UPSC EPFO is upsc.gov.in.
Ans. There will be 100 Multiple Choice Questions in EPFO exam.
Ans. Candidates having a bachelor’s degree in any stream are eligible for UPSC EPFO. There is no minimum age limit. However, aspirant;s age should not be more than 30 years.
Ans. The EPFO EO/ AO gets salary under the PB Rs. 9300-34800/- + Rs. 4800/-GP + Rs. 47600/- Entry Pay.
Ans. Unlike other UPSCexam, EPFO exam takes place every two-three year generally. The recruitment takes place as per the requirements, parameters decided by UPSC.