UPSC EPFO Notification 2023 Out, Recruitment for 577 Vacancies

UPSC EPFO Notification 2023

UPSC EPFO Notification 2023 is released by UPSC on 21st February 2023. UPSC EPFO is one of the most distinct and prestigious examinations in the country because this exam consists of only two stages and provides a direct entry into the Ministry of Labour and Employment’s EPFO.

In the Employee’s Provident Fund Organization (EPFO), Ministry of Labour and Employment, UPSC has released the notification for the recruitment of 418 Enforcement Officers (EO) or Accounts Officers (AO) and 159 Assistant Provident Fund Commissioners (APFC). From February 25, 2023, every eligible candidate can apply online for the UPSC EPFO Exam 2023 for the UPSC EPFO Vacancy 2023 from the official website Read the complete article for all the details related to the UPSC EPFO Recruitment 2023.

UPSC EPFO Recruitment 2023

On February 21, 2023, a brief UPSC EPFO Notification 2023 announced 577 vacancies for Enforcement Officer (EO), Accounts Officer (AO), and Assistant Provident Fund Commissioner (APFC) posts at Employee Provident Fund Organization was published in an employment newspaper. The complete information about the specific recruitment process, including eligibility requirements, selection criteria, exam patterns, syllabus, salary structure, application process details, and more, will be included in the detailed UPSC EPFO 2023 Notification, which will be made available at


UPSC EPFO 2023 Exam Overview
Conducting OrganizationUnion Public Service Commission
Post Name
  • Enforcement Officer (EO)
  • Accounts Officer (AO) and
  • Assistant Provident Fund Commissioner (APFC)
25th February
Last Date of EFPO Registration17th March 2023
Application ModeOnline
Exam ModeOffline (Pen & Paper Mode)
Vacancies577 (418 for EO/AO and 159 for APFC)
Job LocationAll over India
Selection Process2-Stage Exam:
  1. Written Test and
  2. Personality Test/Interview
LanguageEnglish and Hindi
Exam DateTo be Notified

UPSC EPFO Vacancy 2023

With the announcement of the UPSC EPFO Notification 2023 PDF came the declaration of the UPSC EPFO Vacancy 2023 for Enforcement Officer (EO), Accounts Officer (AO), and Assistant Provident Fund Commissioner (APFC) also. There are a total of 577 vacant posts for EPFO EO/AO and APFC this year. The table below shows the distribution of vacancies.

UPSC EPFO Vacancy 2023
General (UR)20468

UPSC EPFO Application Form 2023

The online registration dates for the UPSC EPFO Recruitment 2023 Enforcement Officer & Assistant Provident Fund Commissioner have been announced along with the announcement of the UPSC EPFO Notification 2023. Candidates who are eligible and interested in qualifying for the UPSC EPFO 2023 Exam must submit their online registrations between February 25, 2023, and March 17, 2023.

As soon as the link is activated at, the direct URL for the UPSC EPFO 2023 Online Application Form will be made available here.

UPSC EPFO 2023 Application Form Link (Inactive)

How to Apply for UPSC EPFO Exam 2023?

Steps to Apply UPSC EPFO 2023 Application Form

  • Visit the UPSC EPFO official website.
  • Click the given link and enter all required information in the proper way.
  • Upload the necessary document in scanned form.
  • As per your category, Pay the application.
  • Submit the application form.
  • Take a printout of the application receipt and form for further reference.

UPSC EPFO Application Fee 2023

General/ OBC/ EWSRs. 25/-
SC/ ST/ Female/PwDRs. 0/-
Payment MethodOnline

UPSC EPFO Important Dates

Along with the UPSC EPFO 2023 Notification PDF, the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) will publish all important dates for the UPSC EPFO 2023 exam. The table below contains ’s entire UPSC EPFO 2023 Exam Schedule.

UPSC EPFO 2023  Important Dates
UPSC EPFO Notification Release Date21st Feb 2023
Application Registration Date25th Feb 2023
Last date of Registration17th March 2023
UPSC EPFO 2023 Admit CardTo Be Notified
UPSC EPFO 2023 Exam DateTo Be Notified
UPSC EPFO 2023 Result DateTo Be Notified

UPSC EPFO Eligibility Criteria 2023

The Union Public Service Commission has provided UPSC EPFO 2023 Eligibility Criteria in their notification PDF. Candidates must fulfil every requirement listed in the UPSC EPFO Eligibility section in order to be qualified for the position of Enforcement Officers (EO)/ Accounts Officers (AO) and Assistant Provident Fund Commissioner (APFC). Educational qualifications, age limits, and nationality are all criteria of eligibility that are covered below. Please ensure that you fulfil the requirements in order to apply for the UPSC EPFO Exam 2023.

UPSC EPFO Nationality 2023

The applicant must fulfil one of the following requirements for the UPSC EPFO 2023:

  • a citizen of India
  • a subject of Nepal
  • a subject of Bhutan
  • a Tibetan refugee who entered India prior to January 1, 1962, with the intention of residing there permanently.
  • an Indian-origin person who has migrated to India permanently from one of the following countries: Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, or East African nations such as Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania (previously Tanganyika and Zanzibar), Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia, or Vietnam.

UPSC EPFO Age Limit 2023

To apply for the UPSC EPFO Recruitment 2023, a candidate must be at least 21 years old and not older than 35 years of age.

Upper Age Limit Relaxation

CategoryAge Relaxation
Other Backward Classes (OBCs) who are eligible to avail of reservationMaximum of 3 years
Scheduled Caste (SC) or a Scheduled Tribe (ST)Maximum of 5 years
Employees of EPFOMaximum of 5 years
Ex-servicemenMaximum of 5 years
Central or UT Government ServantsMaximum of 5 years
Person with Benchmark Disability (PwBD)Maximum of 10 years

UPSC EPFO 2023 Education Qualification

UPSC EPFO Education Qualification: An applicant must hold a degree from an accredited institution or its equivalent and desired qualification is a Diploma in company law, labour law, or public administration.

UPSC EPFO 2023 Exam Pattern

UPSC EPFO 2023 Recruitment Test consists of two stages i.e., a written test and a personality test. For candidates who are selected based on the recruitment test (RT) and pass the interview, the weighting of the recruitment test (RT) and the interview is 75:25.

UPSC EPFO 2023 Exam Pattern Written Test
  • The test will take place for two hours.
  • The marks for each question will be equal.
  • The written test will be in objective mode with multiple-choice questions.
  • There will be a total of 120 questions in the paper.
  • Both Hindi and English will be used as the medium of paper except Part A i.e., English.
  • There will be a maximum of 300 marks for the test.
  • The incorrect response will lead to a penalty. Every incorrect answer will result in a loss of one-third of the marks allotted to that question. There will be no penalty for a question if there is no answer marked for it.

UPSC EPFO Syllabus 2023

The UPSC EPFO Syllabus 2023 should be examined by candidates for the position of UPSC EPFO EO/AO and APFC. The syllabus will help applicants to understand all the important sections from which questions may be drawn in the UPSC EPFO 2023 exam. Read the following table carefully to understand the pattern and syllabus of the UPSC EPFO 2023 exam:

PartSubjectsMaximum MarksTime Allowed
Part A
  • General English – Fill in the blanks, Antonyms, Synonyms, Spotting Errors
300 Marks2 hrs
Part B
  • Indian Freedom Struggle
  • Current Events and Developmental Issues
  • Indian Polity and Economy
  • General Accounting Principles
  • Industrial Relations and Labour Laws
  • General Science & Knowledge of Computer Applications
  • General Mental Ability & Quantitative Aptitude
  • Social Security in India

UPSC EPFO Admit Card 2023

The Union Public Service Commission will announce the UPSC EPFO 2023 Admit Card on its official website. The UPSC EPFO Admit Card can be downloaded by candidates who have submitted an error-free UPSC EPFO Application and received payment confirmation; however, they must keep in mind their login credentials in order to do so.

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