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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



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.




No. of Vacancies


General (UR)
















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.

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