UPSC EPFO Enforcement Officer Exam 2020 Syllabus and Exam Pattern

| Updated On March 30th, 2020 at 03:34 pm

UPSC EPFO Enforcement Officer Exam 2020– Union Public Service Commission has released the 421 vacancies. All those students who have applied for the recruitment must check the detailed syllabus and exam pattern. Though, the exam will be conducted in October   but all the serious students must start preparing now. As, the time is limited and syllabus is vast. We are providing you with the syllabus and exam pattern of UPSC EPFO Enforcement officer 2020.

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UPSC EPFO Enforcement Officer 2020 Exam Pattern

EPFO Enforcement Officer Recruitment will be conducted in two stages: a Recruitment Test (RT) and an Interview. We are providing you with the scheme/pattern of UPSC EPFO Enforcement Officer 2020:

  • The Recruitment test will contain mixed type of questions.
  • The total duration of the recruitment test will be of 120 minutes.
  • All questions in the recruitment test will be of same mark.
  • The recruitment test will be of objective type.
  • The Recruitment test will be Bilingual.
  • There is provision of negative marking in the test.

After the Recruitment test and on qualifying it students will have to go through the interview round as well.

Ratio of Main exam and Interview is given below:

Process Weightage
Recruitment Test (RT) 75
Interview 25

EPFO Enforcement Officer Syllabus

The syllabus is only applicable for the Recruitment test as it is the only objective type exam that will be taking place. Except Recruitment test there is no other test. Hence, we don’t have a lot of subjects to prepare for or the stages to go through except the interview stage which is more like a personality assessment test than checking your knowledge. Thus, Reading newspaper, Having a keen eye on all the current affairs of national importance and of international importance should be taken care.

Syllabus of the  UPSC EPFO Enforcement Officer Recruitment Test

As per the official notification, given below is the UPSC EPFO Enforcement officer recruitment Test syllabus:

S.No. Subject Topics
1 General English

English language & Grammar including topics include Vocabulary Usage, Synonyms, Antonyms, Grammar Usage, Comprehension, etc.

2 Indian Freedom Struggle

Causes of the Rise of Indian National Movement, Revolt of 1857 – First War of Independence Against British; The Lucknow Pact, 1916; Important Indian Freedom Fighter; Indian Nationalism–The Moderate Phase; Morley-Minto Reforms; The Rowlatt Act and the Jallianwala Bagh Massacre; Partition of Bengal 1905; Indian National Movement – Extremist Period; Revolutionaries in the Indian Freedom Movement; The Rise of Gandhi in Indian Freedom Struggle; Non-Cooperation Movement; Indian Independence Act 1947 Home Rule Movement; Salt Satyagraha; Moplah Rebellion of 1921; Simon Commission; Swaraj Party; Gandhi-Irwin Pact; First Round Table Conference 1930; Cripps Mission; Quit India Movement; Indian National Congress Sessions.

3 Current Events and Developmental Issues

Current Affairs (National & International); Sports; Politics; Finance and Banking sector; Population Census; Important Books and their writers; Awards and their importance; State Animals and Symbols; Name of the Scientist who got Noble prize for important discoveries; Important Days; Important Inventions and their inventor

4 Indian Polity & Economy

Supreme Court; Meaning of Write;  Facts about parliament; National political parties and their symbols; Fundamental Duties; Governor and his functions;  Major Constitutional amendments and their importance; State legislature; Election of President and his functions; Important constitution bodies like CAG; Official Language; Emergency Provisions;

5 General Accounting Principles Accounting Concepts – Separate Entity Concept, Money Measurement Concept, Going Concern Concept, Dual Aspect Concern, Realisation Concept, Cost Concept, Accounting Period Concept, Matching Concept;Accounting Conventions – Conservatism, Consistency, Full Disclosure, Materiality
6 Industrial Relations & Labour Laws Constitution of India: workers’ provisions; Laws for Female workers – Maternity Benefit Act, Vishaka Case, Factories Act, Equal Remuneration Act; Labor Laws in India – Trade Union Act, Minimum Wages Act, Strikes and lockouts, Industrial Disputes Act (IDA), Labour Courts, Industrial Tribunals, Workman’s Compensation Act, Employees State Insurance Act, Retirement Benefits, Emigration Act; Unorganised Labour; International Labour Organisation (ILO); Ministry of Labour in India – Important OFFICES/institutes with Labour Ministry, Work done by offices with labour ministry, Chief Labour Commissioner, Labour Bureau, Welfare Commissioners, Employees’ State Insurance Corporation (ESIC), Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO), Board of Arbitration
7 General Science & Knowledge of Computer applications Biology– Important and Interesting facts about human body parts, Nutrition in Animals and Plants, Diseases and their causes like Bacteria;Physics – S.I. units, Motion, Sound, Light, Wave, Energy, Electricity;

Chemistry – Chemical Properties of Substance and their uses, Chemical Name of Important substances like Plaster of Paris, etc., Chemical Change and Physical Change, Properties of Gases, Surface Chemistry, Chemistry in Everyday life;

Daily Science; Development of computers; Input and Output Devices; Memory; MS Office; Internet

8 General Mental Ability & Quantitative Aptitude General Mental Ability – Sequence of figures, Series, Blood Relations, Directions, Syllogism, Seating Arrangement, Puzzle Test, Statement and Conclusion, Statement and Inferences, Data sufficiencyQuantitative Aptitude – Algebra, HCF and LCM, Average, Mixtures and Alligation, Ratio and Proportion, Partnership, Percentage and its application, Simple Interest, Compound Interest, Profit and Loss, Time and Work, Time, Speed and Distance, Problems Based on Ages, Calendar and Clock, Probability, Permutations and Combinations
9 Social Security in India Status of Social security in India, Social security schemes for Unorganised Sector; New Social Security Schemes launched covering social insurances like Pension, Health Insurance and Medical Benefit, Disability Benefit, Maternity Benefit, Gratuity; Employees’ Provident Fund Organization (EPFO) and the Employees’ State Insurance Corporation (ESIC); Atal Pension Yojna (APY); Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana (PMJJBY); Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojana (PMSBY); Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-KISAN) Yojana; Pradhan Mantri Kisan Mandhan Yojana, etc.

Frequently Asked Questions:

Q. When will be the Prelims exam conducted for UPSC EPFO 2020?

Ans. As per the official notification, the Prelims exam conducted for UPSC EPFO 2020 on 4th October 2020.

Q. What is the eligibility criteria for  UPSC EPFO 2020?

Ans. Bachloer’s degree in any stream from a recognized university.

Q. What is the total number of vacancies  for UPSC EPFO 2020?

Ans. The total no of vacancies for UPSC EPFO 2020 is 421.

Q. How many stages are there in the recruitment process of  UPSC EPFO 2020?

Ans. There are total three stages in the recruitment process of  UPSC EPFO 2020.

Q. What is the Ratio of Main exam and Interview in the final merit list of UPSC EPFO 2020?

Ans. The Ratio of Main exam and Interview in the final merit list of UPSC EPFO 2020 is 75:25.

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