The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has released the recruitment notification for the post of Enforcement Officer/ Accounts Officer, Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation, Ministry of Labour and Employment. The UPSC EPFO notification was released for a total of 421 vacancies. The Commission has announced that the UPSC EPFO exam will be conducted on May 9, 2021. Candidates who have registered for UPSC EPFO recruitment are advised to get familiar with exam details to stand out. Check latest updates of UPSC EPFO 2021 exam along with exam pattern, salary and job profile.

Exam Enforcement Officer/ Account Officer,  Employees Provident Fund Organization
Organiser UPSC
Vacancies 421 
Exam Date May 9th, 2021
Submit Choice Centers December 15 to 21, 2020 

December 29, 2020 to January 4, 2021

Official Website

UPSC EPFO Exam Pattern The UPSC EPFO exam pattern for the posts of Enforcement Officer/ Accounts Officer will consist of a written exam and an interview. The UPSC EPFO recruitment test will be a pen & paper based. Candidates who were shortlisted in the written exam will be called for the interview round.

Subject Covered:
Indian Freedom Struggle
General Mental Ability & Quantitative Aptitude
Indian Polity
Technology & Computer
General Science
Current Affairs and Developmental issues
General Accounting Principle
Industrial Relation & Labour Law
Exam Type  Offline (Pen & Paper based)
Question Type Multiple Choice 
No. of Question 100
No. of marks 100
Duration 2 hours
Negative Marking Yes (One third)


  • All questions will carry equal marks. 
  • The question paper will be in the medium of both Hindi and English. 
  • One-third of the marks will be deducted for each wrong answer. If no answer is marked for a question, there will be no penalty for that question
Age Limit:
As on 31st January 2020, the age limit for UPSC EPFO 2020-2021 Recruitment is 30 Years.
Educational Qualifications
UPSC EPFO Educational Qualification
Essential 1. Qualifications are relaxable at the discretion of the competent Authority/ Union Public Service Commission in the case of candidates otherwise well qualified.

2. Qualifications(s) regarding experience is/are relaxable at the discretion of the Competent Authority/ Union Public Service Commission in the case of candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes if at any stage of selection the competent Authority/ Union Public Service Commission is of the opinion that sufficient number of candidates from these communities possessing the requisite experience are not likely to be available to fill up the vacancies reserved for them.

Desirable (a) Bachelor’s degree in Law/Integrated Five years Degree in Law/ Masters in Business Administration/ Post Graduate Diploma in Management/ Company Secretary/ Chartered Accountants/ Cost and

Management Accountant

(b) Two years experience in Administration/ Accounts/ Legal Matters in any government or Listed – Private Organisation.

UPSC EPFO 2020-2021 Selection Process

The selection process of UPSC EPFO 2020 Exam for the posts of Enforcement Officer/ Accounts Officer will consist of an offline exam and an Interview. A pen & paper based Recruitment Test (RT) to short-list the candidates for Interview round will be conducted by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) across different exam centres. Recruitment Test (RT) and Interview carry weightage in the ratio of 75:25 for the candidates shortlisted based on Recruitment Test (RT) and qualify in the interview.

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