UPSC is going to conduct EPFO 2020 Exam for the recruitment of 421 vacancies under the posts – Enforcement Officer/ Accounts Officer, Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation, Ministry of Labour and Employment (SC-62, ST-33, OBC- 116, EWS- 42, UR- 168).
These posts are permanent and come under Level-8 in the Pay Matrix as per 7th CPC, General Central Service Group ‘B’, Non-Ministerial. The Officers recruited are liable to be posted anywhere in India.
Candidates under the age of 30 years and with a Bachelor’s degree in any subject are eligible for these posts. Below are some Important Dates for the UPSC.
Important Dates for UPSC EPFO 2020 Exam:
Opening & Closing Date for Online Application : 11th Jan to 31st Jan 2020
Recruitment Test (RT) Exam Date (Offline) : 4th Oct 2020.
The selection process of UPSC EPFO 2020 Exam for the posts of Enforcement Officer/ Accounts Officer will consist of an offline exam and an Interview. On 4th October 2020, a pen & paper based Recruitment Test (RT) to short-list the candidates for Interview round will be conducted by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) across different exam centres. Recruitment Test (RT) and Interview carry weightage in the ratio of 75:25 for the candidates shortlisted based on Recruitment Test (RT) and qualify in the interview.
UPSC EPFO 2020 Phase-1 (Offline): 100 Marks – 2 Hrs
UPSC EPFO 2020 Phase-2 (Interview): 100 Marks
a) The test will be of two hours duration.
b) All questions will carry equal marks.
c) The test will be objective type questions with multiple choices of answer.
d) The medium of the test will be both Hindi and English.
e) 1/3rd marks will be deducted for wrong answers.
f) PwD candidates shall be allowed compensatory time of 20 minutes per hour in the RT and facility of Scribe.
The syllabus of the Test broadly comprises the following topics
- General English
- 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