45 Day UPSC EPFO Study Plan | Tips and Study Materials

The UPSC EPFO exam is on the way this May and has enough time to cover all the important topics id there is a well managed study plan. UPSC is recruiting 421 Enforcement Officer/Accounts Officer, for the Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO), Ministry of Labour, and Employment in the year 2021. The UPSC EPFO Exam date is scheduled on 9th May 2021. With more than 11 lakhs of candidates this year, the recruitment test will now be held at 72 centers across India. In this blog, we’ll have a look at the UPSC EPFO study plan, exam pattern, tips, and study materials. So let’s get started.

UPSC EPFO Syllabus – Exam Scheme

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 05.09.2021.

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 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.


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.

UPSC EPFO Study Plan 2020-21

Below tabulated is the 45 days study schedule to prepare well for the EPFO EO. The selection process of EPFO EO recruitment includes preliminary exam and interview. The below study plan consists of the study plan for 45 days for each of the sections.

Day NumberSlot 1Slot 2Mocks
Day 1PercentageFilling in the BlanksMock Test 1 (Free)
Day 2Physics,Data interpretation (charts, graphs, tables)Sectional Test 
Day 3Profit & LossError Spotting
Day 4Industrial Relations & Labour LawsData sufficiencySectional Test 
Day 5AverageFilling in the Blanks
Day 6ChemistrySyllogismSectional Test 
Day 7RatioPara Jumbles
Day 8EconomicsPuzzlesSectional Test 
Day 9SI & CIPhrases/ Idioms
Day 10Computer organisationsOperating SystemsMock Test 2
Day 11Number SystemPhrase Replacement
Day 12Life SciencePolitySectional Test 
Day 13PercentageRC
Day 14Industrial Relations & Labour LawsRCSectional Test 
Day 15Profit & LossRC
Day 16Database managementData structuresSectional Test 
Day 17AverageSentence Completion
Day 18HistorySectional Test 
Day 19RatioVocab
Day 20EconomicsSectional Test 
Day 21SI & CIAntonym/Synonym
Day 22Data communicationsComputer networks
Mock Test 3
Day 23Number SystemData structures
Day 24PolityCloze TestSectional Test 
Day 25PercentageData interpretation (charts, graphs, tables)
Day 26Industrial Relations & Labour LawsError SpottingSectional Test 
Day 27Profit & LossData sufficiency
Day 28EconomicsFilling in the BlanksSectional Test 
Day 29AverageSyllogism
Day 30PolityPara JumblesSectional Test 
Day 31RatioPuzzles
Day 32HistoryPhrases/ IdiomsMock Test 4
Day 33SI & CIOperating Systems
Day 34EconomicsPhrase Replacement
Day 35Number SystemHistoryMock Test 5
Day 36PolityRC
Day 37PercentageRCMock Test 6
Day 38Industrial Relations & Labour LawsRC
Day 39Profit & LossEconomicsMock Test 7
Day 40Computer organisationsSentence Completion
Day 41AverageHistoryMock Test 8
Day 42Industrial Relations & Labour LawsVocab
Day 43RatioMock Test 9
Day 44Data communicationsAntonym/Synonym
Day 45SI & CIPolityMock Test 10

UPSC EPFO Study Material | Summary Notes & Mock Tests

1. 10 Mock Tests for EPFO EO in the latest pattern with detailed solutions

2. Summary Notes for all sections (except Quant, Eng)

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