UPSC EPFO Syllabus 2020: Enforcement Officer Exam Pattern & Syllabus


UPSC EPFO Syllabus 2020: UPSC EPFO Enforcement Officer Syllabus 2020!!! Details regarding the latest updated UPSC EPFO Syllabus and Exam Pattern 2020. Candidates who have applied and currently preparing for the upcoming exam shall refer to this article UPSC EPFO Syllabus for your preparation guidance.

Union Public Service Commission has announced the notification for the engagement of Enforcement/Accounts Officer post in Employee Provident Fund Organization. Consequently, every year they had announced and recruited a lot of candidates for various posts. Similarly, this year too they had announced a total of  421 Vacancies. This recruitment post is come under Level-8 Pay Matrix as per the 7th Central Pay Commission. A lot of passionate candidates have applied and eagerly prepared for the upcoming exam. The notification was released in January 2020. The board will conduct the recruitment test on 4th October 2020. For that currently, the candidates have prepared for the upcoming exam. So for that here we have given the UPSC EPFO Syllabus 2020 along with UPSC EPFO Exam Pattern 2020. So candidates shall refer to this article fully and drive your preparation process in the right way.

Check here the UPSC EPFO Recruitment Notification 2020

UPSC EPFO Enforcement Officer Selection Process 2020:

The board will conduct the selection process based on

(i) Recruitment Test(Offline Test)

(ii) Interview

Recruitment Test75


Based on the above weightage method the final selection will be made.

UPSC EPFO Enforcement Officer Exam Pattern 2020:

Recruitment test is the initial stage for the selection process. Candidates will be shortlisted for the interview on the basis of marks scored in the recruitment test. Shortlisted candidates would be required to submit the documents in support of their claim as per the application form. Their documents will be scrutinized and those Candidates who fulfil all the eligibility conditions of the posts shall be called for interview.

UPSC EPFO 2020 Phase-1Max MarksDuration
Recruitment Test (Offline)1002 Hours



  •  Recruitment Test (RT) will be an Offline Exam (Pen & Paper Based)
  • The test will be objective type questions with multiple choice of answers.
  • The medium of the test will be Bilingual (both Hindi and English).
  • The test will be of two hours duration.
  • 1/3rd marks will be deducted for wrong answers.

UPSC EPFO Enforcement Officer Syllabus 2020:

General Mental Ability & Quantitative Aptitude

General Mental Ability
Sequence of figuresAlpha Numeric Series
Blood RelationsDirection Sense
SyllogismSeating Arrangement
PuzzlesStatement and Conclusion
Data sufficiencyStatement and Assumption
Quantitative Aptitude
AlgebraHCF and LCM
Percentage and its applicationPartnership
Simple & Compound InterestTime and Work
Profit and LossTime, Speed and Distance
Ratio and ProportionProblems Based on Ages
Mixtures and AlligationCalendar and Clock
 AverageProbability, Permutations, and Combinations


UPSC EPFO Enforcement Officer Syllabus 2020: General English

Vocabulary UsageFillups
SynonymsError Spotting
AntonymsCloze Test
Reading ComprehensionPara Jumbles
Idioms & PhrasesSentence completion/ para completion,
Phrase replacementSpellings


General Science & Knowledge of Computer applications

S.I. unitsMotion
ElectricityReal-Time Applications
Chemical Properties of Substance and their usesChemical Name of Important substances like Plaster of Paris, etc.
Physical Change & Chemical ChangeProperties of Gases
Surface ChemistryChemistry in Everyday life
Daily ScienceReal-Time Applications
Important and Interesting facts about human body partsNutrition in Animals and Plants
Diseases and their causes like Bacteria
Computer Knowledge
Generation of computersInput and Output Devices
Memory & MS OfficeInternet


Current Events and Developmental Issues

Current Affairs (National & International)Sports & Awards
PoliticsFinance and Banking sector
Population CensusImportant Books and their Authors
State Animals and SymbolsImportant Days & its Themes
Nobel Prize WinnersImportant Inventions and their inventor
Country, Capital & CurrencyList of Chief Ministers & Governors
MoUs & AgreementsGovernment Schemes


UPSC EPFO Syllabus 2020: Indian Polity & Economy

Supreme CourtMeaning of Write
Election of President and his functions;Important constitution bodies like CAG
Facts about parliamentFundamental Duties
Governor and his functionsState legislature
Major Constitutional amendments and their importanceOfficial Language
Emergency ProvisionsNational political parties and their symbols


UPSC EPFO Enforcement Officer Syllabus 2020: Indian Freedom Struggle

Revolt of 1857 – First War of Independence Against British Causes of the Rise of Indian National MovementMorley-Minto Reforms
Indian Nationalism – The Moderate PhasePartition of Bengal 1905
Indian National MovementExtremist Period
Important Indian Freedom FighterRevolutionaries in the Indian Freedom Movement
The Rise of Gandhi in the Indian Freedom StruggleThe Rowlatt Act and the Jallianwala Bagh Massacre
The Lucknow Pact, 1916Non-Cooperation Movement
Home Rule MovementSalt Satyagraha
Moplah Rebellion of 1921Simon Commission
Gandhi-Irwin PactSwaraj Party
First Round Table Conference 1930Poona Pact
Cripps MissionQuit India Movement
Indian National Congress SessionsIndian Independence Act 194


UPSC EPFO Syllabus 2020: General Accounting Principles

Accounting Concepts
Separate Entity ConceptMoney Measurement Concept
Going Concern ConceptDual Aspect Concern
Cost ConceptRealization Concept
Accounting Period ConceptMatching Concept
Accounting Conventions
Full DisclosureMateriality


UPSC EPFO Syllabus 2020: Industrial Relations & Labour Laws

Constitution of India – workers provisions
Laws for Female workers
Maternity Benefit ActVishaka Case
Factories ActEqual Remuneration Act
Labor Laws in India
Trade Union ActMinimum Wages Act
Industrial Disputes Act (IDA)Strikes and lockouts
Labour CourtsIndustrial Tribunals
Workman’s Compensation ActEmployees State Insurance Act
Retirement Benefits, Emigration Act
 Unorganized Labour; International Labour Organisation (ILO); Ministry of Labour in India –
Important Offices/institutes with the Labour MinistryWork done by offices with the labour ministry
Chief Labour CommissionerLabour Bureau
Employees’ State Insurance Corporation (ESIC)Welfare Commissioners
Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO)Board of Arbitration


UPSC EPFO Enforcement Officer Syllabus 2020: Social Security in India

Status of Social security in IndiaSocial security schemes for the Unorganised Sector
New Social Security Schemes launched covering social insurances like PensionHealth Insurance and Medical Benefit
Disability BenefitMaternity Benefit
GratuityEmployees’ Provident Fund Organization (EPFO)
Employees’ State Insurance Corporation (ESIC)Atal Pension Yojna (APY)
Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana (PMJJBY)Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojana (PMSBY)
(PM-KISAN) Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi(PMKMY) Pradhan Mantri Kisan Mandhan Yojana

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