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Detailed Syllabus of UPSC EPFO Recruitment

Exam for the posts of  Enforcement  Officers/Accounts Officers will be conducted on 4th Oct 2020 by UPSC. 

Before going to sub topics and detailed syllabus , students are advised to go through UPSC EPFO notification and below mentioned topics from the syllabus.

The question in the recruitment test will comprise of topics like 

  • General English 
  • Indian Freedom Struggle 
  • Current Events and Development 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

1. UPSC EPFO Syllabus for General English:

Phrase replacement, Reading comprehension, Sentence completion/ para completion, Cloze Test, Error Spotting, Fill in the Blanks, Para Jumbles, Phrases/ Idioms, Spellings, Synonyms/Antonyms.

2. UPSC EPFO Syllabus for Indian Freedom Struggle:

British extension:

The Carnatic Wars, invasion of Bengal. Mysore and its confrontation with British expansion: The three Anglo-Maratha Wars. Regulating and Pitt’s India Acts. Early composition of the British raj.

Confrontation to British rule:

Early uprisings, The 1857 Revolt-reasons, character, course and result, Indian Freedom struggle the first stage: Growth of national consciousness; creation of Associations; Establishment of the Indian National Congress and its Moderate stage; Swadeshi Movement; Economic Nationalism; The development of Extremism and the split in Congress; The policy of Divide and Rule; Congress-League Pact of 1916.

Gandhian thoughts and techniques of mass mobilization:

Civil Disobedience, the Khilafat movement, Non-Cooperation Movement, and Quit India Movement; another strand in the National Movement-Revolutionaries, Subhash Chandra Bose, and the Indian National Army.

3. UPSC EPFO Syllabus for Current Events & Developmental Issues

Current events basically refers to as the daily current affairs that are important from exam point of view. Developmental Issues confine to the schemes and laws made public by the government to maintain the decorum and for the ease of run of the constitution. developmental issues also covers the yojana’s revealed by the government for the betterment of the public.

4. UPSC EPFO Syllabus for Indian Polity & Economy

Indian Polity:

Indian Constitution, historical underpinnings, evolution, features, amendments, Functions and responsibilities of the Union and the States, Parliament and State Legislatures – structure, functioning, conduct of business, powers & privileges and issues arising out of these, Welfare schemes for vulnerable sections of the population by the Centre and States and the performance of these schemes, Important aspects of governance, transparency and accountability, e-governance- applications, models, successes, limitations, and potential; citizens charters, transparency & accountability and institutional and other measures. Panchayati Raj, Public Policy, Rights Issues/

Indian Economy:

Economic growth and development – basic concept and definition of economy and economics, use and transfer of resources, distributive effects, macro and microeconomic policy, micro-macro balance, distributive impact of economic policies, Inclusion – definition, relevance, types, financial inclusion, recent initiatives. Fiscal policy – definition, component, receipts, revenue and capital account, tax revenue, expenditure, budget.

5. UPSC EPFO Syllabus for General Accounting principles

Principles of Accounting, Analyzing & Recording Transactions, Adjustments & Financial Statements, Completion of the accounting cycles, Subsidiary Ledgers and Special Journals.

6. UPSC EPFO Syllabus for Industrial Relations & Labour Laws

UPSC EPFO Syllabus for Labour Laws:

About, Types, Areas implemented, sectors applicable, overview.

UPSC EPFO Syllabus for Industrial Relations:

Industrial relations code (IRC) Bill, Model of labour reforms.

7. UPSC EPFO Syllabus for General Science & Knowledge of Computer Applications

UPSC EPFO Syllabus for General Science:

Physics, Chemistry, Life Science

UPSC EPFO Syllabus for Computer Applications:

Computer organisations, Operating Systems, Database management, Data structures, Data communications, Computer networks

8. UPSC EPFO Syllabus for Quantitative Aptitude & General Mental Ability

UPSC EPFO Syllabus for Quantitative Aptitude:

Number Systems, Percentage, Profit & Loss, Average Ratio, SI & CI and Arithmatic questions.

UPSC EPFO Syllabus for General Mental Ability

Data interpretation (charts, graphs, tables), Data sufficiency Syllogism, Puzzles & More.

9. UPSC EPFO Syllabus for Social Security In India:

What is Social Security?, History of Social security, Social Security in India, Social Security: Constitutional Provisions Concurrent List, Part IV Directive Principles of State Policy, Difference between Organized and Unorganized Sectors SOCIAL SECURITY LAWS in India, Employees’ State Insurance Act, 1948 (ESI Act), Employees’ Provident Funds Act, 1952, Workmen’s Compensation Act, 1923 (WC Act), Maternity Benefit Act, 1961 (M.B. Act), Payment of Gratuity Act, 1972 (P.G. Act), Social Security In India: Different From Developed Nations, Provident Fund.

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EPFO Recruitment 2020 Notification Out -421 complete preparation 

It is important here to mention that EPFO posts recruitment is done by UPSC ( Union Public Service Commission). This recruitment drive is to fill 421 vacancies of Enforcement Officer/ Accounts Officers. Employees’ Provident Fund Organization (EPFO) is a statutory body under the Ministry of Labour & Employment that encourages employees to save funds for retirement. The online application process has already been completed which was started from 11th January 2020.

Article Flow

  1. UPSC EPFO Recruitment 2020 Important Dates
  2. EPFO Enforcement Officer Recruitment 2020 Vacancies
  3. Eligibility for EPFO Enforcement Officer Recruitment 
  4. UPSC EPFO REcruitment Exam Overview
  5. Syllabus of UPSC EPFO Recruitment
  6. Duties of Enforcement Officer / Accounts Officer
  7. EPFO Enforcement Officer Pay scale and Salary
  8. UPSC EPFO Recruitment Official Notification 
  9. UPSC EPFO Previous year question papers 

UPSC EPFO Recruitment 2020 Important Dates

 

Schedule

Important Dates

Release Date of Official Notification

11th January 202

Start Date of Online Application

13th January 2020

Last date of online Application

31st January (Till 18:00 Hrs)

Last date to print Online Application Form

1st February 2020 ( Till 23:59 Hrs)

Exam date

4th October 2020

EPFO Enforcement Officer Recruitment 2020 Vacancies

Below is the vacancy distribution as per the categories for the UPSC EPFO Enforcement Officer Recruitment.

 

S.N.

Category 

No. of Vacancies

1

General (UR)

168

2

OBC

116

3

SC

62

4

ST

33

5

EWS

42

Total

421

Eligibility for EPFO Enforcement Officer Recruitment

Age Limit

  • The maximum age limit for this recruitment is 30 years
  • Relaxation in Age limit: The age limit is relaxable forSC/ST candidates upto 5 years and upto 3 years for OBC candidates in respect of vacancies reserved for them. Age limit is also relaxable forEmployees of the Employees’ Provident Fund Organization upto 5 years

Educational Qualification

  • Candidates having a Bachelor’s degree in any subject are eligible to apply

UPSC EPFO Recruitment Exam Overview

  1. Pen and paper based test will be conducted to shortlist the candidates.
  2. The Duration of the test is of two hours
  3. All questions will carry equal marks
  4. The test will be objective type questions with multiple choice of answer
  5. The medium of the test will be both Hindi and English 
  6. Every wrong answer will carry a deduction of one – third of the marks assigned so that question. If the question is unattempted there will be no penalty for that question 
  7. Shortlisted candidates would be asked to submit the documents in support of their claim for the posts. Their documents will be scrutinized and those Candidates who fulfill all the eligibility conditions of the posts shall be called for interview.

Note : The recruitment test and interview carry weight-age in the ratio of 75:25.

Syllabus of UPSC EPFO Recruitment

The question in the recruitment test will comprise of topics like 

  • General English 
  • Indian Freedom Struggle 
  • Current Events and Development 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

Duties of Enforcement Officer / Account Officer

  • The responsibilities of Enforcement Officer / Accounts include functions like conducting inquiry settlement of claims, general administration tasks; maintenance of Cash Book, Reconcillation of Bank Statements; MIS; returns etc

EPFO Enforcement Officer Pay scale and Salary 

The salary for EPFO Enforcement Officer 2020 is level 8th in the pay matrix as per 7th Pay Commission.