EPFO Enforcement Officer Recruitment 2020 – Exam Center Change

Detailed notification of UPSC EPFO Recruitment 2020 was published on the UPSC site. 421 vacancies have been announced for the post of Enforcement Officer / Accounts Officers, Employees Provident Fund Organization under the Ministry of Labour and Employment. Detailed EPFO Enforcement Officer Recruitment 2020 advertisement along with Instructions and Additional Information is out on the official website https://upsc.gov.in/The candidates willing to apply for the above-mentioned vacancies have to visit the website https://upsconline.nic.in/

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UPS EPFO EO 2020 Exam Center Change 

The Union Public Service Commission will be conducting the Recruitment Test for Enforcement Officer/Accounts Officer in the
Employees’ Provident Fund Organization on 09.05.2021 (Sunday) all over India as per the Revised Programme of Examinations/RTs published on 05.06.2020.

Keeping in view the large number of candidates and requests received from the candidates for changing their Centres as well as requests received from candidates for open centres at Kolkata and Jaipur being more than their capacity, the Commission has decided
to give an opportunity to the candidates, if they wish, to submit their revised choice of Centre for the Recruitment Test.

The requests of the candidates for change in their Centres will be considered against the available capacities at the existing Centres as well as new centres which have been added. The Recruitment Test will now be held at 72 centres across India. 49 centres having available capacity will be opened in the first phase. In the second phase, after adjusting the options given by the candidates, other centres shall
be opened as feasible.

The window of submitting the revised choice of Centres by the candidates will be operational in two phases i.e. 15th to 21st December 2020 (06.00 PM) and 29th December 2020 to 04th January 2021 (06.00 PM) on the Commission’s website
https://upsconline.nic.in. The candidates are advised to visit the website and submit their choices of Centres of the above Test.

UPSC EPFO EO Exam 2020 | Important Dates

Opening & Closing Date for Online Application 11th January to 31st January 2020
Recruitment Test (RT) Exam Date (Offline) 9th May 2021
Exam Centre Change Window to be opened 1st phase – 15th to 21st December 2020 (06.00 PM)
2nd Phase – 29th December 2020 to 04th January 2021 (06.00 PM)

EPFO Enforcement Officer Recruitment 2020

Note: UPSC EPFO Enforcement Officer exam date has been released and as per the official notice by UPSC. The exam date for UPSC EPFO EO is 09.05.2021. Find official notice here

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1. Notification for Post of UPSC EPFO Enforcement/ Accounts Officers

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2. EPFO Enforcement Officer Recruitment 2020 – Important Dates

Exam Date: As of the notification released the UPSC EPFO EO 2020 exam is going to be held on 09.05.2021

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3. EPFO Enforcement Officer Recruitment 2020 – No. of Vacancies

Sr. No. Category No. of Vacancies
1.         General (UR) 168
2.         OBC 116
3.         SC 62
4.         ST 33
5.         EWS 42
6.         Total 421

4. EPFO Enforcement Officer Recruitment 2020 – Age Limit 

A candidate should be a maximum of 30 years of age.

5. EPFO Enforcement Officer Recruitment 2020 – Educational Qualifications

Mandatory: Bachelor’s degree in any subject.

Desirable Requirements:

(a) Bachelor’s degree in Law/Integrated Five years Degree in Law/Masters in Business Administration/Post Graduate Diploma in Management/Company Secretary/Chartered Accountants/Cost and Management Accountant

(b) Two years of experience in Administration/Accounts/Legal Matters in any government or Listed – Private Organisation.

6. EPFO Enforcement Officer Recruitment 2020 – Scheme of Exam 

A pen & paper based Recruitment Test (RT) to short-list the candidates for Interview for recruitment to the posts of  Enforcement  Officers/Accounts Officers shall be conducted by the Commission on 04.10.2020.

6.1. Exam Pattern – Details 

1. The test will be of two hours duration.

2. All questions will carry equal marks.

3. The test will be objective type questions with multiple choices of answers.

4. The medium of the test will be both Hindi and English.

5. There will be a penalty for wrong answers. 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.

6.2. Weightage:

Recruitment Test (RT) and Interview carry weightage in the ratio of 75:25 for the candidates shortlisted based on Recruitment Test (RT) and qualify in the interview.

Application Fee – Rs 25

7. EPFO Enforcement Officer Recruitment 2020 – Syllabus

The syllabus of the Test broadly comprises the following topics:-

  1. General English- To evaluate a candidate’s understanding of English language & workmanlike use of words
  2. Indian Freedom Struggle
  3. Current Events and Developmental Issues
  4. Indian Polity & Economy
  5. General Accounting principles
  6. Industrial Relations & Labour Laws
  7. General Science & knowledge of Computer applications
  8. General Mental Ability & Quantitative aptitude
  9. Social Security in India

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8. EPFO Enforcement Officer Recruitment 2020 – Salary & Pay-Scale

An EPFO Enforcement Officer/Accounts Officer’s Salary will be in the range of Level-8 in the Pay Matrix as per the 7th Pay Commission.

The post of Enforcement/Accounts officer is categorized as Non-Ministerial General Central Service Group ‘B’.

total salary drawn by an EPFO Enforcement Officer/Accounts Officer is Rs. 53312 excluding the HRA, TA and other allowances received based on the city posted in.

Based on the city that the officer is posted in, an Enforcement Officer/ Accounts Officer is also liable to receive up to Rs 60,000 or more as the total in-hand salary.

9. EPFO Enforcement Officer Recruitment 2020 – Job Profile 

Duties to be performed:

  • Duties of Enforcement Officer/Accounts Officer inter alia are to look after the work of Enforcement, Recovery, Accounts, Administration Cash, Legal, Pension and Computer which includes the statutory and administrative functions like conducting inquiry settlement of claims, general administration;
  • Maintenance of Cash Book/ administration; maintenance of Cash Book/Reconciliation of Bank Statements; MIS returns etc.

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