UPSC EPFO EO/AO- Union Public Service Commission has released the vacancies for the much awaited posts of Enforcement Officer and Accountant. A total of 421 vacancies has been notified by UPSC for the respective posts. The Recruitment Test will be conducted in October 2020. Time left with students is limited.
If you want to know how you can grab that one seat out of those 421 vacancies then read the whole article without skipping it. Give some minutes dedicatedly to this article to understand how you can be the one. In this article, we will be telling you what exactly you have to read and how.
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EPFO Enforcement Officer & Accountant Exam Pattern
Before carving out Your strategy to ace this exam. It is important that you know the exam pattern.
- The questions asked in the exam are from diverse areas.
- The total duration of the test is 120 minutes.
- All questions asked in the exam will carry equal marks.
- This is objective type test.
- The test conducted will be Bilingual.
- One-third of the marks assigned to the question will be deducted as penalty for each wrong answer. But if you will skip a question then there is no penalty for that question.
Strategy to Ace UPSC EPFO Enforcement and Accountant Exam
Indian Freedom Struggle: If you are someone who has no idea from where you can study this section then just go for NCERT of class 12th. It will give you a base to start your preparation. Also, lucent is another book you can go through. But for a more detailed information, you must read A brief history of Modern India Spectrum. It will give you deep knowledge of this topic. It will help you in covering every topic of Modern Indian History that is helpful in even other competitive examination. As the syllabus seems limited but is very vast. Hence, right now is the right time to start your preparation.
Current Affairs: Read a newspaper daily. You can pick any among the Indian Express and The Hindu that are considered the best among the rest. Keep a track on government policies and schemes. You can also read Yojana and go through monthly magazines. It will act as a catalyst to your preparation.
Indian Polity & Economy: Again the best strategy to start your preparation for Polity as well as for Economy is to read NCERT of 11 and 12 Class this will not only clear your basics but majority of the questions are asked from these books itself. You can also refer ‘The Hindu’ to cover the polity by reading the editorials while ‘Economic Times’ will give you great insight with regards to economics.
General Mental Ability & Quantitative Aptitude: This section can be a weak point for many candidates. But you don’t have to worry at all. Because the purpose of this section is to just check your basic knowledge regarding this section. No higher level questions will be asked. Only matriculation level mathematics will be asked. But, this topic requires a lot of practice. Going through Topics like Ratio, Percentage, Area & Volume, Time & Distance, Syllogism, Directions, SI, etc will be more than enough to excel in this section.
Social Security in India: This section is better covered through current affairs. Also, you can use ‘Social Security in India’ book to cover this topic.
General Science & knowledge of Computer applications: General science is a topic that you can either prepare through NCERT OF 6-10 Class. For computer knowledge, You can go through the Computer Aptitude book from adda247. Though it is for banking aspirants but it can be beneficial for this exam as well.
General Accounting Principles: You can go through the Accounts book from NCERT of 11th standard. It will surely serve your purpose.
General English- This will test the basic understanding of a candidate related to English. Just go through grammatical rules and you are good to go. Vocabulary based questions are often asked in such kind of exam. Hence, reading newspaper or articles from bankersadda will be more than sufficient.