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UPSC EPFO 2023 Recruitment, Apply Online for 577 EO/ AO & APFC Posts

UPSC EPFO Recruitment 2023

UPSC EPFO APFC Notification 2023 is released by UPSC on 21st February 2023. UPSC EPFO APFC is one of the most distinct and prestigious examinations in the country because this exam consists of only two stages and provides a direct entry into the Ministry of Labour and Employment’s EPFO.

UPSC EPFO Result 2023 PDF Download Link

In the Employee’s Provident Fund Organization (EPFO), Ministry of Labour and Employment, UPSC has released the notification for the recruitment of 418 Enforcement Officers (EO) or Accounts Officers (AO) and 159 Assistant Provident Fund Commissioners (APFC). From February 25, 2023, every eligible candidate can apply online for the UPSC EPFO Exam 2023 for the UPSC EPFO APFC and EO/AO Vacancy 2023 from the official website upsconline.nic.in. Read the complete article for all the details related to the UPSC EPFO APFC Recruitment 2023.

UPSC EPFO Recruitment 2023 Notification

On February 21, 2023, a brief UPSC EPFO APFC Notification 2023 announced 577 vacancies for Enforcement Officer (EO), Accounts Officer (AO), and Assistant Provident Fund Commissioner (APFC) posts at Employee Provident Fund Organization was published in an employment newspaper. The complete information about the specific recruitment process, including eligibility requirements, selection criteria, exam patterns, syllabus, salary structure, application process details, and more, will be included in the detailed UPSC EPFO Recruitment 2023, which will be made available at www.upsc.gov.in.

UPSC EPFO Exam 2023

Employee Provident Fund Organization is known as EPFO. The Union Public Service Commission holds the UPSC EPFO APFC Exam, a nationwide examination, to fill the positions of Enforcement Officer (EO), Accounts Officer (AO), and Assistant Provident Fund Commissioner (APFC). View more information about the UPSC EPFO APFC Exam in the chart below.

UPSC EPFO 2023 Exam 
Conducting Organization Union Public Service Commission
Post Name
  • Enforcement Officer (EO)
  • Accounts Officer (AO) and
  • Assistant Provident Fund Commissioner (APFC)
25th February
Last Date of EFPO Registration 17th March 2023
Application Mode Online
Exam Mode Offline (Pen & Paper Mode)
Vacancies 577 (418 for EO/AO and 159 for APFC)
Job Location All over India
Selection Process 2-Stage Exam:

  1. Written Test and
  2. Personality Test/Interview
Language English and Hindi
Exam Date To be Notified
Official website www.upsc.gov.in

UPSC EPFO 2023 Notification PDF

On the official website, the UPSC EPFO APFC notification has been published. All information pertaining to the UPSC EPFO APFC Exam is contained in the APFC Notice. Candidates are urged to carefully read the UPSC APFC Notification to gain a better understanding of the requirements for the APFC Test. From the URL below, download the UPSC EPFO APFC Notification PDF.

UPSC EPFO APFC Notification 2023 PDF

UPSC EPFO 2023 Vacancy

UPSC EPFO Vacancy: With the announcement of the UPSC EPFO APFC Notification 2023 PDF came to the declaration of the UPSC EPFO APFC Vacancy 2023 for Enforcement Officer (EO), Accounts Officer (AO), and Assistant Provident Fund Commissioner (APFC) also. There are a total of 577 vacant posts for EPFO EO/AO and APFC this year. The table below shows the distribution of vacancies.

UPSC EPFO Vacancy 2023
Category Posts
EO/AO APFC
General (UR) 204 68
OBC 78 38
SC 57 12
ST 28 25
EWS 51 16
Total 418 159

UPSC EPFO 2023 Application Form

The online registration dates for the UPSC EPFO APFC Recruitment 2023 Enforcement Officer & Assistant Provident Fund Commissioner have been announced along with the announcement of the UPSC EPFO APFC Notification 2023. Candidates who are eligible and interested in qualifying for the UPSC EPFO APFC 2023 Exam must submit their online registrations between February 25, 2023, and March 17, 2023.

As soon as the link is activated at www.upsc.gov.in, the direct URL for the UPSC EPFO 2023 Application Form will be made available here.

UPSC EPFO 2023 Application Form

Steps to Apply for UPSC EPFO 2023 Exam

Steps to Apply UPSC EPFO 2023 Application Form

  • Visit the UPSC EPFO official website.
  • Click the given link and enter all required information in the proper way.
  • Upload the necessary document in scanned form.
  • As per your category, Pay the application.
  • Submit the application form.
  • Take a printout of the application receipt and form for further reference.

UPSC EPFO 2023 Application Form Required Documents

  • Matriculation Certificate or Marksheet of 10th
  • Age Proof/Birth Certificate
  • Education Certificate
  • Caste Certificate
  • Credit Certificate/Challan/E Challan
  • Photograph
  • Signature

UPSC EPFO 2023 Application Fee

Category Fees
General/ OBC/ EWS Rs. 25/-
SC/ ST/ Female/PwD Rs. 0/-
Payment Method Online

UPSC EPFO 2023 Exam Dates

Along with the UPSC EPFO APFC 2023 Notification PDF, the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) will publish all important dates for the UPSC EPFO APFC 2023 exam. The table below contains ’s entire UPSC EPFO APFC 2023 Exam Schedule.

UPSC EPFO 2023 Important Dates
Events Dates
UPSC EPFO Notification Release Date 21st Feb 2023
UPSC EPFO Application Registration Date 25th Feb 2023
UPSC EPFO Last date of Registration 17th March 2023
UPSC EPFO 2023 Admit Card June 2023
UPSC EPFO 2023 Exam Date 2nd July 2023
UPSC EPFO 2023 Result Date 21st July 2023

UPSC EPFO 2023 Eligibility Criteria

The Union Public Service Commission has provided UPSC EPFO APFC 2023 Eligibility Criteria in their notification PDF. Candidates must fulfil every requirement listed in the UPSC EPFO APFC Eligibility section in order to be qualified for the position of Enforcement Officers (EO)/ Accounts Officers (AO) and Assistant Provident Fund Commissioner (APFC). Educational qualifications, age limits, and nationality are all criteria of eligibility that are covered below. Please ensure that you fulfil the requirements in order to apply for the UPSC EPFO APFC Exam 2023.

UPSC EPFO 2023 Nationality

The applicant must fulfil one of the following requirements for the UPSC EPFO 2023:

  • a citizen of India
  • a subject of Nepal
  • a subject of Bhutan
  • a Tibetan refugee who entered India prior to January 1, 1962, with the intention of residing there permanently.
  • an Indian-origin person who has migrated to India permanently from one of the following countries: Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, or East African nations such as Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania (previously Tanganyika and Zanzibar), Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia, or Vietnam.

UPSC EPFO 2023 Age Limit

To apply for the UPSC EPFO APFC Recruitment 2023, a candidate must be at least 21 years old and not older than 35 years of age.

Upper Age Limit Relaxation for UPSC EPFO 2023 Exam

Category Age Relaxation
Other Backward Classes (OBCs) who are eligible to avail of reservation Maximum of 3 years
Scheduled Caste (SC) or a Scheduled Tribe (ST) Maximum of 5 years
Employees of EPFO Maximum of 5 years
Ex-servicemen Maximum of 5 years
Central or UT Government Servants Maximum of 5 years
Person with Benchmark Disability (PwBD) Maximum of 10 years

UPSC EPFO 2023 Education Qualification

UPSC EPFO APFC Education Qualification: An applicant must hold a degree from an accredited institution or its equivalent and desired qualification is a Diploma in company law, labour law, or public administration.

UPSC EPFO 2023 Exam Pattern

UPSC EPFO APFC 2023 Recruitment Test consists of two stages i.e., a written test and a personality test. For candidates who are selected based on the recruitment test (RT) and pass the interview, the weighting of the recruitment test (RT) and the interview is 75:25.

UPSC EPFO 2023 Exam Pattern for Written Test
  • The test will take place for two hours.
  • The marks for each question will be equal.
  • The written test will be in objective mode with multiple-choice questions.
  • There will be a total of 120 questions in the paper.
  • Both Hindi and English will be used as the medium of paper except Part A i.e., English.
  • There will be a maximum of 300 marks for the test.
  • The incorrect response will lead to a penalty. Every incorrect answer will result in a loss of one-third of the marks allotted to that question. There will be no penalty for a question if there is no answer marked for it.

UPSC EPFO 2023 Syllabus

The UPSC EPFO Syllabus 2023 should be examined by candidates for the position of UPSC EPFO EO/AO and APFC. The syllabus will help applicants to understand all the important sections from which questions may be drawn in the UPSC EPFO 2023 exam. Read the following table carefully to understand the pattern and syllabus of the UPSC EPFO APFC 2023 exam:

Part Subjects Maximum Marks Time Allowed
Part A
  • General English – Fill in the blanks, Antonyms, Synonyms, Spotting Errors
300 Marks 2 hrs
Part B
  • Indian Freedom Struggle
  • Current Events and Developmental Issues
  • Indian Polity and Economy
  • General Accounting Principles
  • Industrial Relations and Labour Laws
  • General Science & Knowledge of Computer Applications
  • General Mental Ability & Quantitative Aptitude
  • Social Security in India

UPSC EPFO 2023 Admit Card

The Union Public Service Commission will announce the UPSC EPFO 2023 Admit Card on its official website. The UPSC EPFO Admit Card can be downloaded by candidates who have submitted an error-free UPSC EPFO APFC Application and received payment confirmation; however, they must keep in mind their login credentials in order to do so.

UPSC EPFO 2023 Result

UPSC has declared the UPSC EPFO Result 2023 check the link as provided below, or through the Union Public Service Commission’s official website at www.upsc.gov.in. After passing the recruiting test, the candidates who made the cut will be contacted for the interview phase, which will determine the winner. The recruitment test and interview will each carry a weighted weight of 75:25 in determining the final outcome.

UPSC EPFO Result 2023 PDF Download Link

UPSC EPFO 2023 Salary

Here is the UPSC EPFO EO/AO Salary Structure 2023 given below in the table:

UPSC EPFO 2023 Salary
Name of The Component Amount
Basic Salary Rs. 47,600
Dearness Allowance (DA) Rs. 18088
House Rent Allowance (HRA) Rs. 12852
Transport Allowance (TA) Rs. 4968
FMA Rs. 2000
Total Rs. 85,508

UPSC EPFO 2023 Cut Off

Along with the UPSC EPFO Final Result, the UPSC announces cut-off marks for the Recruitment Test, the Interview Round, and the Final Cut-Off Marks. The cut-off scores are announced by category. For a reference, see the table below for the UPSC EPFO Cut Off Marks for the last year 2021-22.

Category  Recruitment Test Interview Final Selection
UR 187.39 50 259.33
OBC 173.12 45 244.51
SC 160.51 40 234.39
ST 156.30 40 231.87
EWS 171.43 50 246.08
PH-HI 101.67 40 169.28
PH-OH 154.61 40 242.99

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UPSC EPFO Recruitment 2023 FAQs

Will UPSC EPFO be held in 2023?

Yes, UPSC EPFO will be held in 2023. The application process for this vacancy has been started on 25 February 2023.

Does UPSC EPFO happen every year?

The UPSC EPFO 2023 Recruitment for the post of EO & AO is conducted every year while for the post of APFC once every 4-5 years.

What is the age limit for UPSC EPFO 2023?

35 years is the maximum age limit to apply for UPSC EPFO APFC posts.

Is Upsc EPFO Group A or B?

UPSC EPFO EO & AO posts are permanent positions under Level-8 in the Pay Matrix as per 7th CPC, General Central Service Group 'B', Non-Ministerial.

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