UPSC EPFO Exam 2021: NEW date announced; Check the syllabus, scheme, weightage and more
The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has announced the new date for the Employees' Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) Exam 2021.
UPSC EPFO Exam 2021 news: The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has announced the new date for the Employees' Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) Exam 2021.
The UPSC will be conducting the Recruitment Test for Enforcement Officer/Accounts Officer in the EPFO all over India as per the Revised Programme of Examinations/RTs published on June 5, 2020.
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The new date for the EPFO Exam 2021 is September 5, 2021. Earlier, the exam was scheduled to be held on May 9, 2021, however, due to the rising number of COVID 19 cases the UPSC EPFO exam was deferred.
This is a recruitment test for 421 posts of Enforcement Officer-Accounts Officer, EPFO.
Syllabus of the EPFO 2021 Exam
I. Scheme of The Test:
(a) The test will be of two hours duration.
(b) All Questions will carry equal marks.
(c) The test will be an objective type with multiple choices of answers.
(d) The medium of the test will be both Hindi and English.
(e) The Test will carry a maximum of 300 marks.
(f) There will be a penalty for a wrong answer. Every wrong answer will carry a deduction of one-third of the marks assigned to that question. If no answer is marked for a question, there will be no penalty for that question.
II. Syllabus of the Test
(a) General English – To evaluate candidate’s understanding of English language and workman–like use of words
(b) Indian Freedom Struggle
(c) Current Events and Developmental Issues
(d) Indian Polity and Economy
(e) General Accounting Principles
(f) Industrial Relations and Labour Laws
(g) General Science & Knowledge of Computer Applications
(h) General Mental Ability & Quantitative Aptitude
(i) Social Security in India
Weightage of the Test:
Recruitment Test (RT) and Interview carry 75:25 weightage for those candidates shortlisted based on
Recruitment Test (RT) and qualify in the Interview.
Important Things To Remember
* The candidate must take the Test only at the Test Venue indicated in the Admit Card only. If the Candidate appears at any other Test Venue, his candidature is liable to be cancelled.
* Shortlisted candidates would be asked to submit the documents in support of their claim for the posts. Their documents will be scrutinised and only those candidates who fulfil all the eligibility conditions of the posts shall be called for interview.
* The candidates are directed to undertake the Recruitment Test at their own risk i.e. after verifying that they fulfill the qualifications as prescribed in the Advertisement, and their admission to the Test is purely ‘provisional’.
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