UPSC EPFO Exam Date 2020: The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) will conduct the Recruitment Test of EPFO Enforcement Officer/ Accounts Officers on 9th May 2021 for the recruitment of 421 officers.

UPSC EPFO Exam Date 2020: UPSC EPFO Exam Postponed

UPSC EPFO Exam Date 2020: The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has postponed the UPSC EPFO Encorcement Officer 2020 Recruitment exam, but with the release of the UPSC Exam Calendar 2021 the dates for UPSC EPFO EO/AO exam are also out. UPSC has released the official UPSC EPFO Exam Date on its website and the Enforcement Officer exam will take place tentatively on 9th May 2021. The UPSC EPFO Enforcement Officer selection procedure includes Recruitment Test and Iterview. Previously UPSC EPFO EO/AO recruitment test’s date was 4th October 2020 which was later deffered due to the coronavirus pandemic in the nation.

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The competition will be tremendous as millions of candidates have applied for mere 421 vacancies. Most candidates are civil service exam (CSE) aspirants as the syllabus of EPFO Enforcement Officer objective test is almost similar to UPSC CSE prelims. The total duration of the objective paper will be 120 minutes i.e. 2 hours. Candidates who will the objective test will have to go through the second & last round i.e. Interview. The ratio of recruitment test & Interview is 75:25.

The objective test of UPSC Enforcement Officer/Accounts Officer will revolve around the following aspects:

  • General English- It will be a basic paper of english which will judge the basic understanding of the language of the students.
  • Indian Freedom Struggle.
  • Current Events and Developmental Issues.
  • Indian Polity & Economy.
  • General Accounting Principles.
  • Industrial Relations & Labour Laws.
  • General Science & knowledge of Computer applications.
  • General Mental Ability & Quantitative Aptitude.
  • Social Security in India.

Important Highlight: UPSC Enforcement Officer Jobs

Recruitment Notification UPSC ENFORCEMENT OFFICER
Post Name Enforcement Officer
Official Notification Start Date 10th January 2020
Online Application Last Date 31st January 2020
Exam Date 9 May 2021
Admit Card 15 days before the exam date
Category Defense Jobs

UPSC EPFO Officer 2020 Vacancy

There are a total of 421 Vacancies for EPFO Enforcement Officer / Account Officer Posts. The vacancy distribution is given in the table below.

Category Number of Vacancies
General (UR) 168
OBC 116
SC 62
ST 33
EWS 42
Total 421

UPSC EPFO Selection Process

Before new exam dates release, candidates are advised to check the selection process, exam pattern and syllabus of UPSC EPFO 2020. The selection process under UPSC EPFO for Enforcement Officer requires qualification of by a pen & paper based Recruitment Test (RT). The test will be of two hours duration, all the questions carry equal marks. There will be objective type questions with multiple choices of answer. The medium of the test will be both Hindi and English. There is negative marking of one-third of the marks assigned to each question. If no answer is marked for a question, there will be no penalty for that question.

UPSC Enforcement Officer Exam Syllabus

The Syllabus topics for UPSC Enforcement Officer exam include:

  • General English- To evaluate a candidate’s understanding of English language & use of words.
  • Indian Freedom Struggle
  • Current Events and Developmental Issues
  • Indian Polity & Economy
  • General Accounting Principles
  • Industrial Relations & Labour Laws
  • General Science & knowledge of Computer applications
  • General Mental Ability & Quantitative Aptitude
  • Social Security in India