UPSC EPFO 2020:: Eligibility | UPSC EPFO Syllabus, Exam Pattern of Enforcement Officer & Accounts Officer Jobs

UPSC EPFO Syllabus 2020: Union Public Service Commission, Employees Provident Fund Organization (UPSC EPFO) has released notification for the recruitment of 421 Enforcement Officer, Accounts Officer posts under UPSC EPFO Recruitment 2020. All Eligible and Interested candidates may apply Online mode before the Last Date i.e., 31-01-2020. Further Details Like education qualification, age limit, selection process, application fee & how to apply, important links, UPSC EPFO syllabus, admit cards, results, previous papers are given Below on

UPSC EPFO 2020 Notification for Enforcement Officer, Accounts Officer Vacancies @

Latest UPSC EPFO Notification 2020
Organization NameUnion Public Service Commission, Employees Provident Fund Organization (UPSC EPFO)
Name of the PostsEnforcement Officer, Accounts Officer
Number of Vacancies421 Govt Posts
Job CategoryNew Delhi Govt Jobs
Job LocationNew Delhi
starting Date11-01-2020
Last Date to Apply/Walk-in Interview Date31-01-2020

UPSC EPFO 2020 – Vacancy Details

Sr. No. Category No. of Vacancies
1.        General (UR)168
2.        OBC116
3.        SC62
4.        ST33
5.        EWS42
6.        Total 421

UPSC EPFO Enforcement Officer, Accounts Officer Jobs – Qualification

Educational Qualification

Applicants must Pass Bachelor’s degree in any subject from the recognized Organization/Board

Enforcement Officer, Accounts Officer – Age Limit

Candidates’ age must be 30 Years. For the Details of age relaxation, Check Official Notification

UPSC EPFO Enforcement Officer, Accounts Officer – Pay Scale/Salary

Selected candidates will get Level-8 in the Pay Matrix as per 7th CPC. General Central Service Group ‘B’, Non-Ministerial from the organization.

UPSC EPFO Jobs – Selection Process

Selection will be done as per performance in Written Test, Interview

UPSC EPFO 2020 Exam Pattern

UPSC EPFO 2020 Recruitment Test (RT) – Phase-1 (Offline Exam)

The Recruitment Test (RT) will be an Offline Exam (Pen & Paper Based) consisting of Objective Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs):

UPSC EPFO 2020 Phase-1MarksDuration
Recruitment Test (Offline)100 Marks2 Hours


  • The test will be of two hours duration.
  • All questions will carry equal marks.
  • The test will be objective type questions with multiple choices of answer.
  • The medium of the test will be both Hindi and English.
  • 1/3rd marks will be deducted for wrong answers.
  • PwD candidates shall be allowed compensatory time of 20 minutes per hour in the RT and facility of Scribe

UPSC EPFO 2020 Recruitment Test (RT) Syllabus

The syllabus of the Test broadly comprises the following topics:

General EnglishQuestions will be designed to evaluate the candidate’s understanding of English language & Grammar including topics like Vocabulary Usage, Synonyms, Antonyms, Grammar Usage, Comprehension, etc.
Indian Freedom StruggleRevolt of 1857 – First War of Independence Against British; Causes of the Rise of Indian National Movement; Indian Nationalism – The Moderate Phase; Morley-Minto Reforms; Partition of Bengal 1905; Indian National Movement – Extremist Period; Important Indian Freedom Fighter; Revolutionaries in the Indian Freedom Movement; The Rise of Gandhi in Indian Freedom Struggle; The Rowlatt Act and the Jallianwala Bagh Massacre; The Lucknow Pact, 1916; Non-Cooperation Movement; Home Rule Movement; Salt Satyagraha; Moplah Rebellion of 1921; Simon Commission; Swaraj Party; Gandhi-Irwin Pact; First Round Table Conference 1930; Poona Pact; Cripps Mission; Quit India Movement; Indian National Congress Sessions; Indian Independence Act 1947
Current Events and Developmental IssuesCurrent Affairs (National & International); Sports; Awards and their importance; Politics; Finance and Banking sector; Population Census; Important Books and their writers; State Animals and Symbols; Name of the Scientist who got Noble prize for important discoveries; Important Days; Important Inventions and their inventor
Indian Polity & EconomySupreme Court; Meaning of Write; Election of President and his functions; Important constitution bodies like CAG; Facts about parliament; Fundamental Duties; Governor and his functions; State legislature; Major Constitutional amendments and their importance; Official Language; Emergency Provisions; National political parties and their symbols
General Accounting PrinciplesAccounting Concepts – Separate Entity Concept, Money Measurement Concept, Going Concern Concept, Dual Aspect Concern, Realisation Concept, Cost Concept, Accounting Period Concept, Matching Concept;

Accounting Conventions – Conservatism, Consistency, Full Disclosure, Materiality

Industrial Relations & Labour LawsConstitution of India: workers’ provisions; Laws for Female workers – Maternity Benefit Act, Vishaka Case, Factories Act, Equal Remuneration Act; Labor Laws in India – Trade Union Act, Minimum Wages Act, Strikes and lockouts, Industrial Disputes Act (IDA), Labour Courts, Industrial Tribunals, Workman’s Compensation Act, Employees State Insurance Act, Retirement Benefits, Emigration Act; Unorganised Labour; International Labour Organisation (ILO); Ministry of Labour in India – Important OFFICES/institutes with Labour Ministry, Work done by offices with labour ministry, Chief Labour Commissioner, Labour Bureau, Welfare Commissioners, Employees’ State Insurance Corporation (ESIC), Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO), Board of Arbitration
General Science & Knowledge of Computer applicationsBiology– Important and Interesting facts about human body parts, Nutrition in Animals and Plants, Diseases and their causes like Bacteria;

Physics – S.I. units, Motion, Sound, Light, Wave, Energy, Electricity;

Chemistry – Chemical Properties of Substance and their uses, Chemical Name of Important substances like Plaster of Paris, etc., Chemical Change and Physical Change, Properties of Gases, Surface Chemistry, Chemistry in Everyday life;

Daily Science; Development of computers; Input and Output Devices; Memory; MS Office; Internet

General Mental Ability & Quantitative AptitudeGeneral Mental Ability – Sequence of figures, Series, Blood Relations, Directions, Syllogism, Seating Arrangement, Puzzle Test, Statement and Conclusion, Statement and Inferences, Data sufficiency

Quantitative Aptitude – Algebra, HCF and LCM, Average, Mixtures and Alligation, Ratio and Proportion, Partnership, Percentage and its application, Simple Interest, Compound Interest, Profit and Loss, Time and Work, Time, Speed and Distance, Problems Based on Ages, Calendar and Clock, Probability, Permutations and Combinations

Social Security in IndiaStatus of Social security in India, Social security schemes for Unorganised Sector; New Social Security Schemes launched covering social insurances like Pension, Health Insurance and Medical Benefit, Disability Benefit, Maternity Benefit, Gratuity; Employees’ Provident Fund Organization (EPFO) and the Employees’ State Insurance Corporation (ESIC); Atal Pension Yojna (APY); Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana (PMJJBY); Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojana (PMSBY); Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-KISAN) Yojana; Pradhan Mantri Kisan Mandhan Yojana, etc.

UPSC EPFO 2020 Interview – Phase-2

UPSC EPFO 2020 Phase-2Marks
Interview100 Marks

The category-wise minimum level of suitability in interviews, irrespective of whether the selection is made only by interview or by Recruitment Test followed by the interview, will be UR-50 marks, OBC-45 marks, SC/ST/PH-40 marks, out of the total marks of the interview being 100.

In cases where selection is made by Recruitment Test (RT) followed by an interview, the candidate will have to achieve the minimum level of suitability in their respective category at both stages i.e. ‘Recruitment Test’ as well as ‘Interview’. The minimum level of suitability in case of RT shall be decided by the Commission on the case to case basis.

Candidates shortlisted for interview on the basis of the information provided in the online applications submitted by them will be required to send self-attested copies of documents/relevant certificates in support of the claims made in the application as and when demanded by the Commission.


The printout of the online application and the following Original Documents/ Certificates along with self-attested copies and other items specified in the Summon Letter for interview are to be produced at the time of interview:

a) Matriculation/10th Standard or equivalent certificate indicating the date of birth, or mark sheet of Matriculation/10th Standard or equivalent issued by Central/State Board indicating Date of Birth in support of their claim of age.

b) Degree/Diploma certificate along with mark sheets pertaining to all the academic years as proof of educational qualification claimed. In the absence of Degree/ Diploma certificate, provisional certificate along with mark sheets pertaining to all the academic years will be accepted.

c) Order/ letter in respect of equivalent Educational Qualifications claimed, indicating the Authority (with number and date) under which it has been so treated

d) Certificate(s) in the prescribed proforma from the Head(s) of Organization(s)/Department(s) for the entire experience claimed, clearly mentioning the duration of employment (date, month & year) indicating the basic pay and consolidated pay & nature of duties performed

e) Caste certificate by candidate seeking reservation as SC/ ST/ OBC in the prescribed proforma

f) A declaration in the prescribed format by candidate seeking reservation as OBC, that he/she does not belong to the creamy layer on the crucial date

g) Physically Handicapped certificate in prescribed proforma issued by the competent authority.

h) A candidate who claims change in name after matriculation on marriage or remarriage or divorce etc.

i) Certificate/ Document in respect of Age relaxation for Ex-Servicemen, Central/UT Government Employees/Servants, etc.

j) Persons already in Regular Government service, whether in permanent or temporary capacity other than casual/Adhoc/daily wages/hourly paid/contract basis.

k) Certificate(s) in respect of claim regarding Professional Registration, Language, Publications, NET, GATE, Conference, Internship.

Application Fee

General/ OBC – Rs. 25/- & SC/ST/PH/Women candidates – No Fee

How to Apply for UPSC EPFO Recruitment 2020

  • First of all open the official website i.e.,
  • Click on the career / Recruitment section.
  • Find out “UPSC EPFO Enforcement Officer, Accounts Officer” Notification.
  • Fill the Online form.
  • Pay the application fee, if Required.
  • Click on the submit button after Complete Verification.
  • Save and take print out for future use.

Important Dates for UPSC EPFO Enforcement Officer, Accounts Officer Application

Starting Date of Application Form11-01-2020
Closing Date of submission of Application31-01-2020

Important Links

UPSC EPFO Official NotificationDownload Here
Online Application Link.Click Here

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