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UPSC EPFO Enforcement Officer/Accounts Officer Exam

(Exam Mode : Offline | Examination Category : Accounting & Commerce | Conducting Body : Union Public Service Commission)

Exam Date
05 September, 2021
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Important Dates

Registration Date

01-01-2020

Application Start Date

01-01-2020

Application End Date

31-01-2020

Admit Card Date

09-08-2021

Main Exam Date

05-09-2021

About UPSC EPFO Enforcement Officer/Accounts Officer Exam

Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) conducts the Enforcement Officer/Accounts Officer exam. It is one of the most competitive and prestigious exams held to recruit eligible contenders for officer post. On the basis of UPSC EPFO exam result, candidates get selected for Group B services of EPFO department.

UPSC EPFO Enforcement Officer/Accounts Officer Exam Important dates:

Registration Date

01/01/2020

Application Date

01/01/2020 to 31/01/2020

Admit Card Date

09/08/2021

Exam Date

05/09/2021

Result Date

Will be updated soon.

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Positions To Apply For:

- Group B Services: EPFO Enforcement Officer/ Accounts Officer

UPSC EPFO Enforcement Officer/Accounts Officer Exam  Eligibility Criteria:

- Nationality:

  • The candidate must be an Indian Citizen or subject of Nepal/Bhutan. Also, the Tibetan refugees who came over to India before the 1st January 1962 for permanently residing are eligible. 

Note: People migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African Countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania (Formerly Tanganyika and Zanzibar), Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam for permanently residing are eligible to apply for UPSC IAS  Exam 2021. 

-Education Requirements:

  • In order to be eligible for the exam, it is necessary for the aspirants to complete their Graduation with passing marks from a recognized university. 

- Age Limit:

  • The minimum age of the candidate to apply for the exam is 21 years.

  • The maximum age for the same is 32 years. 

- Relaxation In Age:
There is a relaxation in age to candidates belonging from different categories. The details are:

Category

Relaxation in Upper Age 

OBC

3 years

ST/SC

5 years

PH + Gen

10 years

PH + OBC

13 years

PH + SC/ST

15 years

Ex-Servicemen (Gen)

3 years

Ex-Servicemen (OBC)

6 years

Ex-Servicemen (SC/ST)

8 years

UPSC EPFO Enforcement Officer/Accounts Officer Exam Selection Procedure:

The selection of candidates will be done on the basis of Written Examination, followed by Interview and Document Verification

  • Stage I: Written Examination

  • Stage II: Interview

  • Stage III: Document Verification

UPSC EPFO Enforcement Officer/Accounts Officer Exam Pattern:

Stage I: Written Examination

Sl. No.

Paper name 

Exam
Duration

No. of
Ques.

Maximum
Marks

1.

General Ability Test

02 Hours

100

300 Marks

 

  • The questions will be objective type in nature.

  • Negative marking will be there. 1/3rd marks of correct answers will be deducted for each wrong answer.

Stage II: Interview

The Interview carries 25 marks. The purpose of the interview is to test the suitability of the applicants for the services. The candidates are expected to have a keen interest in not only the subjects opted by them but also in the major events happening across the globe.

UPSC EPFO Enforcement Officer/Accounts Officer Exam Final Selection:

The final selection of the candidate depends upon his/her performance in the written and Interview combined.

UPSC EPFO Enforcement Officer/Accounts Officer Exam Syllabus:

- General English:

  • Passage

  • Preposition

  • Correction of Sentences

  • Active-Passive Voice

  • Direct-Indirect Sentences

  • Verbs/ Tense/ Non-Finite

  • Punctuation

  • Substituting Phrasal Verbs for Expression

  • Synonyms and Antonyms

  • Use of an Adjective

  • Compound Preposition

  • Determiners

  • Use of Pronouns

- GK & Current Affairs:

  • History (India and World)

  • Geography (India and World)

  • Indian Polity

  • Indian Economy

  • Current Affairs (India and World)

  • Static GK

  • General Science (Upto 10th)

  • Sports (Awards and Honors)

  • Awards and Honors (India and World)

- Quantitative Aptitude and Reasoning:

  • Punched Hole/ Pattern-Folding & Unfolding

  • Number Series

  • Embedded Figures

  • Figural Series

  • Problem Solving

  • Blood Relation

  • Similarities and Differences

  • Word Building

  • Coding and De-coding

  • Other Sub-Topics

  • Numerical Operations, Symbolic/ Number Analogy

  • Figural Analogy

  • Classification

  • Drawing Inferences

- Computer:

  • MS Excel

  • Operating System

  • Word Processing

  • MS PowerPoint

  • Communication

  • Usage of the Internet

  • M.S Office

  • Basics of Computer

  • Internet Basics.

UPSC EPFO Enforcement Officer/Accounts Officer Exam FAQs:

Ques 1. When is the Examination Notice issued?

Ans. UPSC Examination Notices encapsulate the Rules of Examinations notified by the Government. Examination Notices of all the examinations are uploaded around 3 months prior to the date of the exam on the Commission's website and are also published in the Employment News.

Ques 2. How much time is given to the applicants to apply online?

Ans. The time is always mentioned in the Examination Notice. A candidate gets at least 3 weeks' time to apply.

Ques 3. How can a candidate apply for exams conducted by the UPSC?

Ans. Candidates can apply online for the examinations through UPSC's website https://upsconline.nic.in.

Ques 4. Which category is exempted from payment of examination fees?

Ans. Female candidates, Persons with Benchmark Disabilities (PwBD) and SC/ST categories belonging candidates are exempted from payment of Examination Fee.

Ques 5. What provisions should be for reservation for SC, ST, OBC, EWS and PwBD applicants?

Ans. Reservation is for candidates belonging to the SC/ST/OBC/ PwBD/EWS category in respect of vacancies as may be fixed by the Government.

Ques 6. Does swapping of photograph and signature or their poor quality affects the candidate's form?

Ans. Poor quality of uploaded photograph and signature or swapping of the same lead to complications in the future. Candidates are advised to read the relevant instructions carefully.

Ques 7. What action the Commission can take in case of submission of false information by the candidates?

Ans. If any candidate found producing false information, adopting various unfair means in the examination like impersonation, cheating, etc., is liable to be disqualified and/or debarred from writing UPSC examinations as decided by the Commission. In this regard, a detailed stipulation is incorporated in the examination Notice.

Ques 8.  Is Tattoo allowed in UPSC?

Ans. It isn't advisable to have a tattoo (at least, not a visible one anyways) because Civil Services is a respectable job.

Ques 9. How can a candidate check the attempts in UPSC?

Ans. There is no need to check number of attempts in this exam.

Ques 10. How is merit between candidates decided If the overall marks of two or more candidates are equal?

Ans. 'Tie-breaking' principles are applied to decide merit among candidates having the same overall marks.

CONCLUSION: These are all the details about the UPSC EPFO Exam. As soon as possible, we will update the other essential information as well. We the team of eStudentbook wish you all the best for your upcoming examination. You can also check out our portal for availing details about other examinations. Thank You. 

UPSC EPFO Enforcement Officer/Accounts Officer Exam Eligibility Criteria

UPSC EPFO Enforcement Officer/Accounts Officer Exam  Eligibility Criteria:

- Nationality:

  • The candidate must be an Indian Citizen or subject of Nepal/Bhutan. Also, the Tibetan refugees who came over to India before the 1st January 1962 for permanently residing are eligible. 

Note: People migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African Countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania (Formerly Tanganyika and Zanzibar), Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam for permanently residing are eligible to apply for UPSC IAS  Exam 2021. 

-Education Requirements:

  • In order to be eligible for the exam, it is necessary for the aspirants to complete their Graduation with passing marks from a recognized university. 

- Age Limit:

  • The minimum age of the candidate to apply for the exam is 21 years.

  • The maximum age for the same is 32 years. 

- Relaxation In Age:
There is a relaxation in age to candidates belonging from different categories. The details are:

Category

Relaxation in Upper Age 

OBC

3 years

ST/SC

5 years

PH + Gen

10 years

PH + OBC

13 years

PH + SC/ST

15 years

Ex-Servicemen (Gen)

3 years

Ex-Servicemen (OBC)

6 years

Ex-Servicemen (SC/ST)

8 years

UPSC EPFO Enforcement Officer/Accounts Officer Exam Selection Procedure

UPSC EPFO Enforcement Officer/Accounts Officer Exam Selection Procedure:

The selection of candidates will be done on the basis of Written Examination, followed by Interview and Document Verification

  • Stage I: Written Examination

  • Stage II: Interview

  • Stage III: Document Verification

UPSC EPFO Enforcement Officer/Accounts Officer Exam Application Process

UPSC EPFO Enforcement Officer/Accounts Officer Exam Application Process

The application form can only be filled in online mode. Applicants who are eager to apply for the test can apply in online mode through the official website. The applicants must fill the application form correctly, as sometimes there is no provision of correcting the application form after the submission. To apply for the exam the applicants are required to have a mobile number, date of birth, and an email id. The steps required to follow while filling the form are as follows:

  • Applicants are required to visit the official website and after that the applicants must click on the new user, then the register window will open on a new page.

  • Applicant must click on the new registration in the application page and then click on the register button of the page.

  • Applicant is now required to fill the form and provide some basic information like the applicant’s name, parent’s name, date of birth, mobile number, email id etc.

  • Now, the applicant must click on the submit button to submit the online registration form. All the applicants will be issued with a registration ID for the exam.

  • So, now the applicant is required to login with the provided registration ID, date of birth, and password to complete the registration process.

  • Now the applicant is required to upload a photograph and signature. The photo must be of white color or light color background and should be more than 4kb in size. The photograph resolution must be 100 by 120 pixels in WH. The signature should be only in blue or black ink on a white sheet. The scanned copy of the applicant’s signature should be in jpg format.

  • Now the applicant must login with the registered ID and password to complete the part 2 of the application form.

  • After filling the application form the applicant must preview the entire application form to look for any mistakes.

  • Now click on the Final Submit button to complete the online application form. 

  • The last step is the payment of the application fee for the exam. The applicant must make the payment to apply successfully. The payment can be made in online mode or as suggested by the organization.

  • After the payment is made the applicant must submit the application form to complete the online application form process. The applicant must keep a printout of the application form for future use.

UPSC EPFO Enforcement Officer/Accounts Officer Exam Syllabus

UPSC EPFO Enforcement Officer/Accounts Officer Exam Syllabus:

- General English:

  • Passage

  • Preposition

  • Correction of Sentences

  • Active-Passive Voice

  • Direct-Indirect Sentences

  • Verbs/ Tense/ Non-Finite

  • Punctuation

  • Substituting Phrasal Verbs for Expression

  • Synonyms and Antonyms

  • Use of an Adjective

  • Compound Preposition

  • Determiners

  • Use of Pronouns

- GK & Current Affairs:

  • History (India and World)

  • Geography (India and World)

  • Indian Polity

  • Indian Economy

  • Current Affairs (India and World)

  • Static GK

  • General Science (Upto 10th)

  • Sports (Awards and Honors)

  • Awards and Honors (India and World)

- Quantitative Aptitude and Reasoning:

  • Punched Hole/ Pattern-Folding & Unfolding

  • Number Series

  • Embedded Figures

  • Figural Series

  • Problem Solving

  • Blood Relation

  • Similarities and Differences

  • Word Building

  • Coding and De-coding

  • Other Sub-Topics

  • Numerical Operations, Symbolic/ Number Analogy

  • Figural Analogy

  • Classification

  • Drawing Inferences

- Computer:

  • MS Excel

  • Operating System

  • Word Processing

  • MS PowerPoint

  • Communication

  • Usage of the Internet

  • M.S Office

  • Basics of Computer

  • Internet Basics.

UPSC EPFO Enforcement Officer/Accounts Officer Exam Results

UPSC EPFO Enforcement Officer/Accounts Officer Exam Result

The applicant can check the result on the official website when the result is declared. The applicant is required to follow these steps to check the result:-

  • Go to the official website.

  • Select and click on the result tab.

  • Then click on the result link.

  • Then download the result PDF file.

UPSC EPFO Enforcement Officer/Accounts Officer Exam Exam Pattern

UPSC EPFO Enforcement Officer/Accounts Officer Exam Pattern:

Stage I: Written Examination

Sl. No.

Paper name 

Exam
Duration

No. of
Ques.

Maximum
Marks

1.

General Ability Test

02 Hours

100

300 Marks

 

  • The questions will be objective type in nature.

  • Negative marking will be there. 1/3rd marks of correct answers will be deducted for each wrong answer.

Stage II: Interview

The Interview carries 25 marks. The purpose of the interview is to test the suitability of the applicants for the services. The candidates are expected to have a keen interest in not only the subjects opted by them but also in the major events happening across the globe.

UPSC EPFO Enforcement Officer/Accounts Officer Exam Final Selection:

The final selection of the candidate depends upon his/her performance in the written and Interview combined.

UPSC EPFO Enforcement Officer/Accounts Officer Exam Admit Card

UPSC EPFO Enforcement Officer/Accounts Officer Exam Admit Card

The admit cards for the exam are issued in online mode. The applicants can download the admit card on the official website. The applicants are able to download the admit card by using details such as registration number and date of birth. The steps required to download the admit card is as follows:

  • Go to the official website.

  • Click on the admit card tab on the page.

  • Click on the related website link.

  • Now click on the link available for downloading the admit card then enter the required details asked like roll number, registration id and date of birth.

  • Click on the search button.

  • View, download, and print the admit card.

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UPSC EPFO Enforcement Officer/Accounts Officer Exam Fee

UPSC EPFO Enforcement Officer/Accounts Officer Exam Fee detail

The fee and payment details are given below:

  • General - Rs. 25/-

  • BC/OBC - Rs. 25/-

  • SC/ST/Women - Exempted 

  • Payment Mode - Through Online by Debit card/Credit card/Net banking or by fee challan in banking hours.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

UPSC EPFO Enforcement Officer/Accounts Officer Exam FAQs:

Ques 1. When is the Examination Notice issued?

Ans. UPSC Examination Notices encapsulate the Rules of Examinations notified by the Government. Examination Notices of all the examinations are uploaded around 3 months prior to the date of the exam on the Commission's website and are also published in the Employment News.

Ques 2. How much time is given to the applicants to apply online?

Ans. The time is always mentioned in the Examination Notice. A candidate gets at least 3 weeks' time to apply.

Ques 3. How can a candidate apply for exams conducted by the UPSC?

Ans. Candidates can apply online for the examinations through UPSC's website https://upsconline.nic.in.

Ques 4. Which category is exempted from payment of examination fees?

Ans. Female candidates, Persons with Benchmark Disabilities (PwBD) and SC/ST categories belonging candidates are exempted from payment of Examination Fee.

Ques 5. What provisions should be for reservation for SC, ST, OBC, EWS and PwBD applicants?

Ans. Reservation is for candidates belonging to the SC/ST/OBC/ PwBD/EWS category in respect of vacancies as may be fixed by the Government.

Ques 6. Does swapping of photograph and signature or their poor quality affects the candidate's form?

Ans. Poor quality of uploaded photograph and signature or swapping of the same lead to complications in the future. Candidates are advised to read the relevant instructions carefully.

Ques 7. What action the Commission can take in case of submission of false information by the candidates?

Ans. If any candidate found producing false information, adopting various unfair means in the examination like impersonation, cheating, etc., is liable to be disqualified and/or debarred from writing UPSC examinations as decided by the Commission. In this regard, a detailed stipulation is incorporated in the examination Notice.

Ques 8.  Is Tattoo allowed in UPSC?

Ans. It isn't advisable to have a tattoo (at least, not a visible one anyways) because Civil Services is a respectable job.

Ques 9. How can a candidate check the attempts in UPSC?

Ans. There is no need to check number of attempts in this exam.

Ques 10. How is merit between candidates decided If the overall marks of two or more candidates are equal?

Ans. 'Tie-breaking' principles are applied to decide merit among candidates having the same overall marks.

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