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Harika | May 21, 2020

UPSC EPFO Syllabus 2020 – Overview

Name of the Board
Union Public Service Commission
Job Role
Enforcement Officer/Accounts Officer in EPFO
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Mode of Application
Number Of Vacant posts
421 Posts
Selection Process
Recruitment Test, Interview
Job Category
Central Govt Jobs
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UPSC EPFO Syllabus 2020

Candidates applied for the UPSC Recruitment for the post of Enforcement Officer/Accounts Officer can attend the Recruitment Test (RT) on 04th October 2020. To start preparation for the exam candidate need to know the syllabus of the Recruitment Test. So, we have provided important topics for the candidates on this page to make it easy for you. Candidates can go through the syllabus and start preparing for the exam. Starting your preparation early will help you to manage time for the preparation. It also helps in scoring good marks and perform well in the examination. You can also get more details like Selection Procedure, Exam Date and Exam Pattern in the following sections.

UPSC Enforcement Officer Selection Procedure

Candidates should attend the Recruitment Test (RT) conducted by the UPSC Officials. The UPSC officials will shortlist the candidates to the interview based on their performance in the Recruitment Test (RT). Those who clear these tests will be selected for the post of Enforcement Officer/Accounts Officer.

UPSC EPFO Enforcement Officer Exam Date 2020

The UPSC Officials will conduct the UPSC EPFO Enforcement Officer Recruitment Test (RT) on 04th October 2020. Candidates applied for the post should attend for the test on this date at the respective venues.

UPSC Account Officer & Enforcement Officer Written Test Exam Pattern 2020

  • Duration of Time – 2 Hours
  • All questions carry equal marks
  • Objective Type with multiple-choice questions
  • 1/3rd mark penalty for each wrong answer

UPSC EPFO Syllabus 2020

Indian Freedom Struggle

  • British Extension
  • The Carnatic Wars
  • Invasion of Bengal
  • Mysore and its confrontation with British expansion: three Anglo-Maratha Wars
  • Regulating and Pitt’s India Acts. Early composition of the British raj
  • Early uprisings; The 1857 Revolt-reasons
  • Character, course and result
  • Indian Freedom struggle the first stage: Growth of national consciousness Creation of Associations
  • Establishment of the Indian National Congress and its Moderate stage
  • Swadeshi Movement
  • Economic Nationalism
  • The development of Extremism and the split in Congress
  • The policy of Divide and Rule
  • Congress-League Pact of 1916
  • Civil Disobedience
  • Khilafat movement
  • Non-Cooperation Movement, and Quit India Movement
  • another strand in the National Movement-Revolutionaries
  • Subhash Chandra Bose, and the Indian National Army

Current Events and Developmental Issues

Indian Polity and Economy
Indian Constitution
  • Historical underpinnings
  • Evolution and Amendments
  • Functions and Responsibilities of the Union and States
Parliament and State Legislatures 
  • Structure
  • Functioning
  • Conduct of Business
  • Powers & Privileges
  • Welfare schemes for vulnerable sections
  • Performance of these schemes
Important Aspects of Governance
  • Transparency and Accountability
  • E-Governance
  • Applications
  • Models and Successes
  • limitations and Potential
  • Citizens Charters
  • Transparency and Accountability
  • Panchayati Raj
  • Public Policy
  • Rights Issues
  • General Accounting Principles
  • Industrial Relations & Labour Laws
  • Economic growth and development
  • Basic Concept and Definition of Economy
  • Use and Transfer of Resources
Distributive Effects
  • Macro and Microeconomic Policy
  • Micro-Macro Balance
  • Distributive impact of economic policies
  • Definition
  • Relevance and Types
  • Financial Inclusion
  • Recent initiatives.
Fiscal policy
  • Definition
  • Component
  • Receipts, revenue and capital account
  • Tax revenue
  • Expenditure
  • Budget

General Science & knowledge of Computer Applications

General Science
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Life Science
Knowledge of Computer Applications
  • Computer organisations
  • Operating Systems
  • Database management
  • Data structures
  • Data communications
  • Computer networks

Numerical Aptitude

  • Questions on L.C.M and H.C.F
  • Problems on Trains
  • Areas
  • Volumes
  • Partnership Business.Time and Distance
  • Decimals and Fractions
  • Relationships between Numbers
  • Percentages
  • Volume and Surface Area
  • Pipes and Cisterns
  • Partnership
  • L.C.M and H.C.F
  • Boats and Streams
  • Compound Interest
  • Numbers and Ages
  • Races and Games
  • Quadratic Equations
  • Ratio and Proportion
  • Square Roots
  • Probability
  • Problems on Trains
  • Averages
  • Discount
  • Simple Equations
  • Profit and Loss
  • Simple Interest
  • Time and Work Partnership
  • Simplification and Approximation
  • Compound Interest
  • Mixtures and Allegations
  • Numbers and Ages
  • Mixture and Allegations
  • Percentages
  • Interest
  • Odd Man Out
  • Mixture and allegation Stocks and shares
  • Races and Games
  • Averages
  • Mensuration
  • Permutations and Combinations
  • Computation of Whole Numbers
  • Line charts, Tables
  • Bar & Graphs

General English

  • Antonyms
  • Spelling/Detecting Mis-Spelt words
  • Cloze Passage & Comprehension Passage
  • Conversion into Direct/Indirect narration
  • Idioms & Phrases
  • One word Substitution
  • Improvement of Sentences
  • Active/Passive Voice of Verbs
  • Shuffling of Sentence Parts
  • Shuffling of Sentences in a Passage
  • Synonyms

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. What is the duration for UPSC EPFO Exam?

Ans. 120 Minutes.

Q. Where can I get detailed UPSC EPFO Syllabus?


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