UPSC EPFO Preparation Tips & Strategy – Know How To Crack The EPFO Enforcement Officer 2020 Exam

UPSC EPFO Preparation Strategy: Candidates are suggested to start their preparation with the full-fledged strategy given here. Check tips of how to start your preparation for the exam.

UPSC EPFO Preparation 2020: Earlier, Union Public Service Commission had released the recruitment notification to recruit candidates as Enforcement Officers. A total of 421 vacancies were released. As per the official notification, the exam will be a pen and paper recruitment test (offline mode) followed by an interview. In this space we will be discussing about the tips and tricks which can help you to prepare for this exam. Make sure you work hard during this period and make the best use of the tips and tricks given below. We are not only providing you the detailed preparation strategy for UPSC EPFO 2020 Enforcement Exam but also the list of the books that may help you to ace this exaam. If you are worried about how you will prepare for the Recruitment Test, you are at the right place.

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EPFO Enforcement Officer 2020 is a two stage recruitment test including a Recruitment Test (RT) and an interview. As per the official notification, UPSC EPFO Enforcement Officer Recruitment Test was set to be conducted on 4th October 2020 but it has got postponed due to the ongoing pandemic. We are providing you with a complete guide to prepare yourself for the exam but before that let’s have a look at the pattern and syllabus.

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EPFO Enforcement Officer Exam Pattern

The Recruitment Test of Enforcement Officer consist of a pack of mixed questions from different areas. The duration of the test is 120 minutes (2 hours). There will be 120 questions and a total score of 100 marks. The test will be objective (MCQ based) in nature and is available in both English and Hindi Languages. There is also negative marking for every wrong attempts.

If a candidate make through the RT, than he/she will have to appear for the interview stage. The merit be be framed in accordance with the Recruitment Test and Interview in the ratio of 75:25.

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EPFO Enforcement Officer Recruitment Test Exam Pattern

Test Total Marks Total Duration
RT (Recruitment Test) 100 2 Hours (120 minutes)

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How to prepare for EPFO Enforcement Officer?

As per the official notification, we have the following topics in brief:

  • General English
  • Indian Freedom Struggle.
  • Current Events and Developmental Issues.
  • Indian Polity & Economy.
  • General Accounting Principles.
  • Industrial Relations & Labor Laws.
  • General Science & knowledge of Computer applications.
  • General Mental Ability & Quantitative Aptitude.
  • Social Security in India.

EPFO Enforcement Officer 2020: Preparation Tips

Well preparation should be started from the day you register yourself for the examination. Start your drill as the brief topics have everything hidden inside it. We have come up with some preparation tips that will sail you through the examination. Also, have a deep look at the pattern and syllabus of the exam and than start the sequence as given below:

Topic-Wise Strategy

Indian Freedom Struggle: For this you can read either lucent but for a more detailed information, you can check A brief history of Modern India Spectrum that has all the details. Also, it will help you in covering every topic of Modern Indian History that is helpful in even other competitive examination. If you have paucity of time, you can also choose to pick 12 Class NCERT for Indian History.

For current topics: 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 a monthly magazines that will have compilation of the whole month supporting your revision.

Indian Polity & Economy: Mostly topics that are in heating debate appears in the examination but don’t skip the basics. Read Polity NCERT of 11 and 12 Class that will cover almost all the topics that will be coming in the examination other the new amendments. Also, clear you basics of economics from the NCERT and than directly read economy news from the compilation as well as the newspaper.

General Mental Ability & Quantitative Aptitude: This topic requires lot of practice rather than learning. So, solve as many question as you can. Topics like Ratio, Percentage, Area & Volume, Time & Distance, Syllogism, Directions, SI, etc appears in the examination. Solve them on almost daily basis if you are weak in this area. If you are well-versed in this area, you can start it’s preparation from July onwards.

Social Security in India: Social security is covered in current section but if you want to prepare it well you can opt for any social security book. Don’t forget to check the facts with the official websites.

General Science & knowledge of Computer applications: General science can be covered with NCERT OF 6-10 Class. For computer knowledge, you have to pick every piece from different areas. You can check the book that has everything this exam demands. Although it is designed for the banking students, but it will serve your purpose.

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General Accounting Principles: You can go through the Accounts NCERT of 11th standard that will serve your purpose.

General Strategy

Previous Year’s Paper: Go through the previous year’s paper as it will give you an insight about the type of question asked in the examination. Also, practice them to understand the nature of the examination. Take section/ topic-wise break-up to know how the questions are picked. Here is the link to the UPSC EPFO Enforcement Officer previous year’s paper download link:

Plan: Make a comprehensive plan that can cover all the topics extensively. Read the topic-wise strategy and divide your slot for all the topics. Your plan should include solving quiz, newspaper reading, making notes, learning, revision, etc. This means your plan should be very detailed.

Mock Test: Don’t forget to solve mock and model test paper so that you don’t lack MCQ solving ability during that time.

Newspaper: Read a newspaper daily and make notes of some important points. You can use online note making method using evernote as well. Also, read monthly compilation as some of the topics that are in pib and prs are not covered in the newspaper.

Note Making: Make notes of everything you read in short so that you can read them anytime and this will help you before the examination as you can not pick books before the examination.

Revision: Revise everything you read at the end of the week. Also when only a month is left in the examination, revise everything everyday and make yourself exam ready.

Book list for the UPSC EPFO 2020 exam?

Topics Books
General English
Indian Freedom Struggle
  • India’s Struggle for Independence by Bipan Chandra
  • A Brief History of Modern India ( Spectrum)
  • Modern India History-NCERT Class-XII
Current Events and Developmental Issues
  • ‘The Hindu’
  • Indian Express
  • Daily News analysis by adda247
  • Monthly Hindu review Capsule – Bankersadda
  • Daily Gk Quiz-Bankersadda
Indian Polity & Economy
  • Indian Polity by M. Laxmikant
  • Indian Constitution at work-NCERT Class 11th
  • Contemprory World Politics-NCERT Class 12th
General Accounting Principles
  • Accountancy- NCERT Class 11th & 12th
Industrial Relations & Labour Laws
  • Industrial Relations & Labour Laws by Dr. Nikita Aggarwal
General Science & knowledge of Computer applications
General Mental Ability & Quantitative Aptitude
Social Security in India
  • Social Security in India by Ravi Prakash Yadav

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