UPSC EPFO APFC 2022 Notification: The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) conducts UPSC EPFO APFC Exam every year for the post of Assistant Provident Fund Commissioner in the Employees' Provident Fund Organization (EPFO) under the Ministry of Labour and Employment. The candidates holding a graduation degree in law, management, or a related field are eligible to apply for the UPSC EPFO APFC 2022 exam. The eligible candidates will be selected through a 2 stage recruitment process of Written Test and Interview. The online registration dates, exam dates, exam pattern, application fee details and more will be released along with UPSC EPFO APFC Notification 2022.

UPSC EPFO APFC Notification 2022

UPSC EPFO APFC Notification 2022 PDF with complete details is expected to be released on the UPSC official website in October 2022 (tentatively). The UPSC EPFO APFC 2022 Notification will include 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 APFC 2022 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). Know more details about UPSC EPFO 2022 Exam from below table. 

UPSC EPFO APFC Recruitment 2022- Overview
Exam AuthorityUnion Public Service Commission
Post NameAssistant Provident Fund Commissioner in EPFO
VacanciesTo be notified
CategoryGovt Jobs
Application ModeOnline
Online RegistrationTo be notified
Job LocationAcross India
Selection Process
  1. Written Test
  2. Interview/Personality Test
LanguageEnglish and Hindi
Job LocationNational (Across India)

UPSC EPFO APFC 2022 Important Dates

All important dates for UPSC EPFO APFC 2022 examination will be released by Union Public Service Commission along with the UPSC EPFO notification PDF. Check the complete UPSC EPFO APFC Exam Schedule from the below table. 

UPSC EPFO APFC 2022- Important Dates
UPSC EPFO APFC Notification Release DateOctober 2022 (expected)
Opening date of RegistrationTo Be Notified
Closing date of RegistrationTo Be Notified
UPSC EPFO APFC Admit card 2022To Be Notified
UPSC EPFO APFC Exam date 2022To Be Notified
UPSC EPFO APFC Result dateTo Be Notified

UPSC EPFO APFC Vacancy 2022

UPSC EPFO APFC Vacancy 2022 will be released along with the release of the UPSC EPFO 2022 Notification pdf. Last year, there were a total of 421 Vacancies for EPFO Enforcement Officer Posts. The vacancy distribution is given in the table below.

CategoryNumber of Vacancies
General (UR)168

UPSC EPFO APFC 2022 Online Form 

The online registration process will start for the recruitment of UPSC EPFO Enforcement Officer along with the release of UPSC EPFO Notification 2022 at its official website The candidates who are interested and eligible for UPSC EPFO APFC 2022 Exam have to submit their online registration form before the last date. 

How to Apply for UPSC EPFO APFC 2022 Exam?

Follow the given steps to Apply Online for UPSC EPFO APFC 2022 Exam

  1. Click the link for the Online Application Form.
  2. As the new tab opens, click the option, “Apply Now”.
  3. On the next page, Check for the declaration at the bottom of the page, “Yes, I Agree”.
  4. Fill in the Personal Details.
  5. Finally, Agree to the declaration and Submit Part I of the UPSC EPFO Officer Online Application Form.
  6. 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.
  7. Verify all the credentials and then click Submit.
    Examination Fee: Rs 25 for General / OBC. All others are exempted from the fee.

Requirements of UPSC EPFO APFC Application Form 2022

  1. Matriculation Certificate/Marksheet
  2. Age Proof/Birth Certificate
  3. Education Certificate.
  4. Caste Certificate
  5. Challan/Credit Certificate/E Challan
  6. Photograph
  7. Signature

UPSC EPFO APFC 2022 Eligibility Criteria

The Eligibility Criteria for UPSC EPFO APFC Recruitment 2022 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:

  1. a subject of Nepal/Bhutan
  2. a Tibetan refugee settled permanently in India (since 1962).
  3. a person of Indian origin settled permanently in India from countries like Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Burma, Vietnam, and other East African countries.

UPSC EPFO APFC Education Qualification

The 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.


The Age Limit For UPSC EPFO APFC Recruitment 2022.
Minimum – Not Specified
Maximum – 35 Years

UPSC EPFO APFC 2022 Age Relaxation
CategoryUpper Age Relaxation
ST/SC5 Years
OBC3 Years
Employees of EPFO5 Years
PH (Gen)10 Years
PH (OBC)13 Years
PH (ST/SC)15 Years

UPSC EPFO APFC 2022 Exam Pattern

The selection process under UPSC EPFO APFC 2022 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):

PartsName Of The TopicTotal MarksTime
Part AGeneral English and Vocabulary1002 Hours
Part BIndian 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


  1. The exam questions will be in both Hindi and English.
  2. There will be objective-type questions with multiple choices of answers. The medium of the test will be both Hindi and English.
  3. There is a negative marking of one-third of the marks assigned to each question.
  4. If no answer is marked for a question, there will be no penalty for that question.
  5. PwD candidates shall be allowed compensatory time of 20 minutes per hour in the RT and facility of Scribe

UPSC EPFO APFC 2022 Syllabus

The subject wise UPSC EPFO APFC 2022 Syllabus has been mentioned below. 

General English and Vocabulary
  1. Idioms & Phrases
  2. Tenses
  3. Word Formation
  4. Fill in the Blanks
  5. Synonyms & Antonyms
  6. Verb & Adverb
  7. Vocabulary
  8. Theme Detection
  9. Articles
  10. Sentence Completion
  11. Error Correction
  12. Conclusion
  13. Subject-Verb Agreement
  14. Passage Completion
  15. Grammar
  16. Comprehension
  17. Unseen Passages
  18. Sentence Rearrangement
General Science
  1. Laws of motion
  2. Units and measurements
  3. Thermal properties of matter
  4. Gravitation
  5. Kinetic theory
  6. Wave Optics
  7. Work, energy, and power
  8. Physical
  9. world
  10. Oscillations
  11. Ray optics and optical instruments
  12. Mechanical properties of solids
  13. Thermodynamics
  14. Motion in a straight line
  15. Nuclei
  16. Motion in a plane
  17. Systems of particles and rotational motion
  18. Mechanical properties of fluids
  19. Moving charges and magnetism
  20. Electric charges and fields
  21. Electrostatic potential and capacitance
  22. Electromagnetic induction
  23. Current electricity
  24. Magnetism and Matter
  25. Dual nature of radiation and matter
  26. Alternating current
  27. Atoms
  28. Electromagnetic waves
  29. Semiconductor electronics
  30. Waves
  31. The s – block elements
  32. Communication systems
  33. Organic chemistry-some basic principles and techniques and hydrocarbons
  34. P-block elements – group 14 (carbon family)
  35. Solutions
  36. Chemical bonding and molecular structure
  37. Electrochemistry and chemical kinetics
  38. Haloalkanes and Haloarenes
  39. General principles of metallurgy
  40. Organic compounds containing c, h, and o
  41. P- block elements group 13 (boron family)
  42. P-block elements
  43. D and f block elements & coordination compounds
  44. Classification of elements and periodicity in properties
  45. Environmental chemistry
  46. Biomolecules
  47. Solid-state
  48. States of matter: gasses and liquids
  49. Chemistry in everyday life
General Mental Ability
  1. Analogy
  2. Classification
  3. Series
  4. Coding-Decoding
  5. Blood Relations
  6. Direction Sense Test
  7. Mathematical Operations
  8. Arithmetical Reasoning
  9. Logical Venn Diagrams
  10. Alphabet Test
  11. Sitting Arrangements
  12. Inserting the Missing Character
  13. Number, Ranking, and Time Sequence Test
  14. Eligibility Test
Computer Fundamentals
  1. Basic Concepts
  2. Operating System
  3. Cyber Security
  4. Software Packages
  5. Spreadsheet
  6. Working with Internet
Statistics, Economics, and Mathematics
  1. Collection, Classification, Tabulation, and Diagrammatic Presentation of data. Measures of Central Tendency, Dispersion, Moments.
  2. Index Number: Uses, types, and limitations of index numbers, construction of index numbers, simple and weighted aggregate method, Simple and weighted average price-relatives, Chain base index numbers, Base shifting, Cost of Living Index numbers.
  3. Design of Sample Survey: Sampling Unit, Sampling frame, Sampling fraction, Sampling with and without replacement, Population Parameter and Sample estimator, Simple random sampling, stratified random sampling, systematic sampling, cluster sampling.
  4. Correlation and Regression: Correlation and its coefficients, Linear Regression.
  5. Time Series Analysis: Components, Measurements of Trend, Seasonal, Cyclical and irregular variations.

Read Detailed UPSC EPFO APFC Syllabus 2022

Check UPSC Calendar 2022


Ans. UPSC EPFO APFC 2022 Notification is expected in the month of October 2022.

Ans. The selection will be done based on their performance in the written test and personal interview.

Ans. Candidates having Bachelor’s Degree in Any Stream in any recognized university for UPSC EPFO APFC 2022.

Ans. EPFO stands for Employment Provident Fund Organisation.

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