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Where Do EPFO EO/AO Get Their Postings?

UPSC has announced a golden opportunity for candidates preparing for the government examination. UPSC EPFO Exam which will be held for the posts of Enforcement Officer/Accounts Officer and Assistant Provident Fund Commissioner is your chance to secure a top-class government job.  If you are preparing for this exam then details like posting and job profile must be known to you. This article will clarify all your doubts about Where Do EPFO EO/AO Get Their Postings? You will also get to know the chances of getting a home district posting after the UPSC EPFO Examination.

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Where Do EPFO EO/AO Get Their Postings?

As Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation is an organization under Labour Ministry. It has the responsibility for regulation and management of provident funds across India. So one can find regional offices of EPFO in every state. The Enforcement Officer/Accounts Officer who are selected after the examination get their posting in one of these regional offices.  The Union Public Service Commission releases state wise vacancy for UPSC EPFO Examination at later stages.  Here is the list of state-wise vacancies for the UPSC EPFO Examination 2020.

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After getting selected candidates are likely to be appointed to one of the regional offices. The selected candidates will get an option to choose their location for posting i.e. Selected candidates can give their preference for the state they would like to work in. But the final posting is done as per the rank and availability of vacancies in the demanded state.


Can Someone expect Home Postings in EPFO?

Though all postings under UPSC EPFO are the same and there is no difference in being posted to any of the regional offices. There is a special demand for Home Postings. Even the candidates who preparing for the UPSC EPFO Exam wonder about the prospects of getting home postings.

As per the available information and observation of the cadre management system we have come to the conclusion that home posting is possible in EPFO. If a candidate gets top rank and there is a vacancy in his home state he might just get allotted to home state. But in general the odds for this to happen are less.

There is another way through which the candidates can opt for home postings. As we already know EPFO is a central government organization. After a few years of joining the EO/AO will be promoted to Grade A where there will come under All India Services. One can apply for home state at that time and may be allotted home posting then.

UPSC EPFO Enforcement Officer Job Profile

UPSC EPFO Enforcement Officer has to perform various responsibilities with which an aspirant before applying for recruitment has to be familiar. EO/AO is a level 8 job in which employees will receive a basic pay of 4800.

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Where Do EPFO EO/AO Get Their Postings?

The details on posting are mentioned in the article above.

Is it possible to get home posting after UPSC EPFO Exam?

Yes, there is a possibility for you to get home posting after UPSC EPFO Exam. Read here for all the details on home postings.

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