UPSC EPFO Recruitment 2020: The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has released 421 vacancies for the UPSC EPFO recruitment of Enforcement Officer/Accounts Officer, Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation, Ministry of Labour and Employment. The UPSC EPFO recruitment is for the General Central Service Group ‘B’, Non-Ministerial posts. Graduate candidates seeking an outstanding opportunity in the government sector must apply for this job profile.
Read the following article to know about UPSC EPFO important dates, eligibility criteria, educational qualification, exam pattern, and other important details regarding UPSC Recruitment 2020.
UPSC EPFO Recruitment 2020
Before getting into the details of UPSC EPFO Notification, let us have an overview of the examination:
|Examination Conducting Body||Union Public Service Commission (UPSC)|
|Number of Vacancies||421|
|Exam Level||National Level|
|Job Location||Anywhere in India|
UPSC EPFO Recruitment Important Dates
The important dates for UPSC EPFO 2020 recruitment are as under:
|Release of UPSC EPFO Recruitment Notification||11th January 2020|
|Last Date for Submission||31st January 2020|
|Mode of application||Online|
|Last Date for Printing Online Application||1st February 2020|
|Release of UPSC EPFO Admit Card||To be Notified Soon|
|Examination Date||4th October 2020|
UPSC EPFO Eligibility Criteria
The UPSC EPFO eligibility criteria are as under. Only those candidates who meet these criteria should go ahead and apply for the exam:
Age: Although the upper age limit is 30 years, there is age relaxation for candidates belonging to Reserved Categories.
|Employees of EPFO||5 years|
Educational Qualification: The candidate must have a Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline from a recognized University in India. However, candidates having a Bachelor’s Degree in Law/ Integrated five-year degree in Law/ Masters in Business Administration/ Post Graduate Diploma in Management/ Company Secretary/ Chartered Accountant/ Cost and Management Accountant along with two years experience in Administration/Accounts/Legal Matters in any government or Listed – Private Organisation are desirable.
UPSC EPFO Exam Centres
The UPSC EPFO exam will be conducted in the following centres:
UPSC EPFO Application Fee 2020
The category-wise UPSC EPFO application fee is as under:
How To Apply For UPSC EPFO Recruitment 2020?
The application process of UPSC EPFO 2020 involves two stages – Part I and Part II.
- Visit the UPSC official website – upsconline.nic.in.
- Click on the link that says “Online Recruitment Application(ORA) for the posts of Enforcement Officer (EO)/Accounts Officer (AO)
in Employee Provident Fund Organisation, Ministry of Labour and Employment“
- A new page opens. Now click on ‘Part-I Registration’.
UPSC EPFO Part I Registration
- Enter the following details:
a. Name as per the matriculation/secondary examination certificate
d. Date of Birth
e. Father’s Name and Mother’s Name
g. Martial Status
h. Photo ID Proof and ID Number
i. Educational Qualification
j. Address, Email ID and Phone Number
- Click on “Save & Continue”.
- Verify the details that you have entered in the UPSC EPFO application form and click on the “I Agree” button.
- Part I Registration will be complete. Your Registration ID will be generated. Note it down. An email will also be sent to the candidate’s email ID.
UPSC EPFO Part-II Registration
Part 2 is divided into 3 stages:
- Select the mode of payment and make the payment of UPSC EPFO application fee.
- Upload scanned images of photograph and signature.
- Select your preferred examination center and submit your form.
UPSC EPFO Selection Process
The UPSC EPFO selection process for Enforcement Officer/Accounts Officer involves two stages:
- Recruitment Test which carries 75% weightage
- Interview, which carries the remaining 25% weightage
Candidates need to clear the recruitment test to appear for the interview.
UPSC EPFO Exam Pattern 2020
The highlights of UPSC EPFO exam pattern are as under:
|Type of Questions||Objective Type (MCQ)|
|Examination Mode||Offline (Pen and Paper-Based)|
|Medium||Hindi and English|
|Negative Marks||There will be negative marking for each incorrect answer. 0.30 marks will be deducted for every wrong answer|
UPSC EPFO Recruitment Test (RT) Syllabus
Following are the topics for the recruitment test:
- General English
- Indian Freedom Struggle
- Current Events and Developmental Issues
- Indian Polity and Economy
- General Accounting Principles
- Industrial Relations and Labour Laws
- General Science and Knowledge of Computer Applications
- General Mental Ability and Quantitative Aptitude
- Social Security in India
UPSC EPFO Probation Period & PayscaleThe probation period will be 2 years from the time of appointment. The Pay Scale will be according to the level-8 of the Pay Matrix as per 7th CPC.
Now we have provided you with all the necessary details about UPSC EPFO Recruitment 2020. Do not wait for the last date to fill the UPSC EPFO application form. Apply at the earliest and start your preparation. With proper preparation, you will definitely crack the exam with flying colors. You can take the bank mock test series of Embibe as certain sections of UPSC EPFO exam are almost the same as that of bank exams. Embibe provides these tests for free. So, make the best of these resources for your preparation.
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