UPSC EPFO APFC Exam 2023: The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) conducts the UPSC EPFO exam for the post of EO/AO and APFC in the Employees' Provident Fund Organization (EPFO) under the Ministry of Labour and Employment. Candidates holding a graduation degree in law, management, or a related field are eligible to apply for the UPSC EPFO Recruitment 2023 exam. The eligible candidates will be selected through a 2 stage recruitment process of Written Test and Interview. UPSC has announced 418 vacancies for Enforcement Officer (EO)/ Accounts Officer (AO) and 159 vacancies for Assistant Provident Fund Commissioner (APFC) posts. The UPSC EPFO Exam Date 2023 has been announced for 02nd July 2023.
UPSC EPFO 2023 Notification
A detailed UPSC EPFO Recruitment 2023 Notification has been released announcing 577 vacancies for Enforcement Officer (EO)/ Accounts Officer (AO) and Assistant Provident Fund Commissioner (APFC) posts to be recruited at Employee Provident Fund Organization. The detailed UPSC EPFO 2023 Notification includes complete details about the particular recruitment process including eligibility criteria, selection process, exam pattern, syllabus, salary structure, application process details, and much more.
UPSC EPFO Recruitment 2023 Exam Summary
The full form of EPFO is Employee Provident Fund Organization and it is a national exam conducted by the Union Public Service Commission for the posts of Enforcement Officer (EO)/ Accounts Officer (AO) and Assistant Provident Fund Commissioner (APFC). Know more details about UPSC EPFO 2023 exam from the below table.
|UPSC EPFO APFC Recruitment 2023- Overview|
|Exam Authority||Union Public Service Commission|
|Post Name||Enforcement Officer (EO)/ Accounts Officer (AO) and Assistant Provident Fund Commissioner (APFC)|
|Job Location||Across India|
|Language||English and Hindi|
|Job Location||National (Across India)|
UPSC EPFO 2023 Exam Date Out
All important dates for UPSC EPFO Recruitment 2023 examination have been released by Union Public Service Commission along with the UPSC EPFO notification PDF. The offline exam for UPSC EPFO Recruitment 2023 is to be held on 02nd July 2023. Check the complete UPSC EPFO Exam Schedule from the below table.
|UPSC EPFO 2023- Important Dates|
|UPSC EPFO Notification 2023||25th February 2023|
|Opening date of Registration||25th February 2023|
|Closing date of Registration||17th March 2023|
|UPSC EPFO Admit card 2023||14th June 2023|
|UPSC EPFO Exam Date 2023||02nd July 2023|
|UPSC EPFO Answer Key 2023||July 2023|
|UPSC EPFO Result 2023||August 2023|
UPSC EPFO 2023 Answer Key
The UPSC EPFO Answer Key 2023 will be uploaded in July 2023 for the UPSC EPFO Exam to be held on 02nd July 2023. The candidates can check UPSC EPFO Answer Key details from the direct link provided below.
UPSC EPFO Vacancy 2023
UPSC EPFO recruitment 2023 vacancy for Enforcement Officer (EO)/ Accounts Officer (AO) and Assistant Provident Fund Commissioner (APFC) has been released along with the release of the UPSC EPFO Notification 2023 pdf. This year, there are a total of 577 Vacancies for EPFO EO/AO and APFC Posts. Out of 577 posts, 418 posts are announced for EO/AO and the remaining 159 posts are announced for APFC. The vacancy distribution is given in the table below.
|UPSC EPFO Vacancy 2023|
UPSC EPFO Apply Online 2023
The online registration dates for the recruitment of UPSC EPFO Enforcement Officer & Assistant Provident Fund Commissioner have been announced along with the release of UPSC EPFO Notification 2023. The candidates who are interested and eligible for UPSC EPFO Recruitment 2023 Exam have to submit their online registration form from 25th February to 17th March 2023. The direct link for UPSC EPFO Online Form has been made available here as the link is now activated at www.upsc.gov.in. All candidates are required to apply online for UPSC EPFO 2023 exam by 17th March 2023.
UPSC EPFO 2023 Online Application Fee
The candidates have to pay the required online application fee to submit their UPSC EPFO Application Form.
|Gen/ OBC/ EWS||Rs. 25/-|
|SC/ ST/ PwD/ Female||Rs. 0/-|
|Mode of Payment||Online|
How to Apply for UPSC EPFO 2023 Exam?
Follow the given steps to Apply Online for UPSC EPFO 2023 Exam
- Click the link for the UPSC EPFO Online Application Form.
- As the new tab opens, click the option, “Apply Now”.
- On the next page, Check for the declaration at the bottom of the page, “Yes, I Agree”.
- Fill in the Personal Details.
- Finally, Agree to the declaration and Submit Part I of the UPSC EPFO Officer Online Application Form.
- Go to Part II of the form and make Payment details (except for fee exempted candidates), selection of examination center, upload of Photograph, Signature, Photo Identity Card Document and Declaration.
- Verify all the credentials and then click Submit.
Requirements of UPSC EPFO Application Form 2023
- Matriculation Certificate/Marksheet
- Age Proof/Birth Certificate
- Education Certificate.
- Caste Certificate
- Challan/Credit Certificate/E Challan
UPSC EPFO 2023 Eligibility Criteria
The Eligibility Criteria for UPSC EPFO Recruitment 2023 are as follows:
The interested candidate must mandatorily be a citizen of India in order to be eligible for this post. If not, the candidate can be still considered eligible if he/she is either:
- a subject of Nepal/Bhutan
- a Tibetan refugee settled permanently in India (since 1962).
- a person of Indian origin settled permanently in India from countries like Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Burma, Vietnam, and other East African countries.
UPSC EPFO Education Qualification
Candidates with Bachelor’s Degree in Any Stream from Any Recognized University in India will be eligible for this post.
Desirable: (a) Diploma in Company Law/Labour Laws / Public Administration.
UPSC EPFO Age Limit (as on 17/03/2023)
The upper Age Limit For UPSC EPFO Recruitment 2023 for EO/AO posts is 30 years and for APFC, the upper age limit is 35 years
|UPSC EPFO 2023 Age Relaxation|
|Category||Upper Age Relaxation|
|Employees of EPFO||5 Years|
|PH (Gen)||10 Years|
|PH (OBC)||13 Years|
|PH (ST/SC)||15 Years|
UPSC EPFO 2023 Exam Pattern
The selection process under UPSC EPFO 2023 requires qualification of by a pen & paper-based Recruitment Test (RT). The test will be two hours in duration, all the questions carry equal marks.
The Recruitment Test (RT) will be an Offline Exam (Pen & Paper Based) consisting of Objective Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) followed by Interview round:
|Parts||Name Of The Topic||Total Marks||Time|
|Part A||General English and Vocabulary||300||2 Hours|
|Part B||Indian Culture, and Freedom Movements with Current Events|
|Population, Development, and Globalization|
|Constitution of India|
|Current trends in the Indian Economy|
|Accounting and Auditing, Industrial Relations, Labor Laws, Insurance|
|Basic Knowledge of Computer Applications, and General Science|
|Elementary Mathematics, Statistics, and General Mental Ability|
|Social Security in India|
|Interview||UPSC EPFO Interview||100|
- The exam questions will be in both Hindi and English.
- There will be objective-type questions with multiple choices of answers. The medium of the test will be both Hindi and English.
- There is a 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.
- PwD candidates shall be allowed compensatory time of 20 minutes per hour in the RT and facility of Scribe
UPSC EPFO 2023 Syllabus
The subject wise UPSC EPFO 2023 Syllabus has been mentioned below.
UPSC EPFO 2023 Salary
UPSC offers handsome salaries to the candidates shortlisted for the officer's posts. The Payscale of EPFO Officer is at Level 8 in the Pay Matrix as per the 7th CPC. This will imply that the salary range will be Rs 43,600 to 55,200. The Payscale thus becomes Rs 9300-34800. UPSC also offers other allowances and benefits to the candidates selected.
UPSC EPFO 2023 Admit Card
The officials will release UPSC EPFO Admit Card/Call Letter for each stage separately on its official website www.upsc.gov.in for the candidates eligible to appear in the particular stage. The admit cards will be released through online mode only and the candidates will not be sent UPSC EPFO Admit Card through any other means/mode.
UPSC EPFO 2023 Result
UPSC EPFO Enforcement Officer Result PDF will be made available on the official website of the Union Public Service Commission at www.upsc.gov.in or the candidates can directly download the result pdf from this article once released. The candidates shortlisted after qualifying for the recruitment test will be called for the Interview round upon which final selection depends. The final result will be prepared on basis of marks scored in the Recruitment Test & Interview with a weightage of 75:25 respectively.
UPSC EPFO 2023 Cut Off
UPSC releases cut-off marks for Recruitment Test, Interview round, and final cut-off marks along with UPSC EPFO Final Result. The cut-off marks are released category-wise. Check last year's UPSC EPFO Cut Off marks from the below table to have a reference.
|UPSC EPFO Cut Off 2021-22|
|Category||Recruitment Test||Interview||Final Selection|