UPSC EPFO Exam Date 2021: Check Exam Schedule, Timing, Recruitment Test Centre Guidelines

By Aman|Updated : June 23rd, 2021

UPSC EPFO Exam Date 2021, Exam Timings, Centre, Guidelines: Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has notified the UPSC EPFO Recruitment Test's exam dates on the official website. The EPFO Recruitment Test will be conducted on 05 September 2021.

The UPSC EPFO Recruitment Test will be commenced for the recruitment to 421 posts of Enforcement Officer (EO)/Accounts Officer (AO) in Employees' Provident Fund Organization (EPFO) under the Ministry of Labour and Employment.

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UPSC EPFO Exam Date 2021 has been released which was earlier postponed. Earlier, the exam was on 9th May 2021. Employee Provident Fund’s Organization has released vacancies for the post of Enforcement Officer (EO) and Account Officer (AO). With around 450 vacancies being released for EO, candidates across the country have a golden chance to grab this golden opportunity.

UPSC EPFO Exam Schedule is Out

UPSC EPFO new exam date 2021 has been released which is scheduled for 05 September 2021. Candidates are required to keep a check on the dates so that no important information is being missed. Union Public Service Commission undertakes the recruitment process for EPFO EO/AO. UPSC EPFO exam will be an online mode exam.

UPSC EPFO Exam 2020 - 2021 Overview

UPSC EPFO is conducting an exam for the post of Enforcement Officer. It is a government job that offers major growth opportunities and personality development. With the UPSC EPFO Exam date 2020 latest Notification, candidates now have a clear idea about the exam date. 

Name of Organization

EPFO

EPFO Full Form

Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation

Official Website

https://www.upsc.gov.in/

Exam Conducting Body

Union Public Service Commission

Total Vacancy

421

Last Date to Apply

31st January 2020

UPSC EPFO Admit Card Release Date

To be announced

UPSC EPFO Exam Date 2021

 05 September 2021

Mode of Exam

Pen & Paper Test

Check - UPSC EPFO Syllabus

UPSC EPFO Important Dates

UPSC EPFO Exam date 2020 was postponed due to the ongoing pandemic. In the latest official notification, it has been mentioned that the UPSC EPFO exam will be conducted on 05 September 2021. Candidates were confused and worried about the exam date but now with the UPSC EPFO Exam date 2020 latest notification, all doubts have been subsided. Candidates can refer to the UPSC EPFO important dates in the table below:

UPSC EPFO Events

Important Dates

Release Date of Official Notification

11th January 2020

Start Date of Online Application

13th January 2020

Last Date of Online Application

31st January (Till 18:00 Hrs)

Last Date to Print Online Application Form

1st February 2020 ( Till 23:59 Hrs)

EPFO New Exam Date

05 September 2021

EPFO Interview Date

To be Announced

UPSC EPFO Result Date

To be Announced 

UPSC EPFO Admit Card 2021 date

UPSC shall release the UPSC EPFO Admit Card 15 days before the exam date. The EPFO Admit Card 2020 will be available on the UPSC official website and all the applicants who successfully registered for the exam must download the hall ticket from the website. It is an important document for the examination and you will not be allowed to appear for the exam without the admit card. 

Check all the details about UPSC EPFO Admit Card 2021 and download it after the release. 

The UPSC has released the examination date and timing of the UPSC EPFO RT 2020. The examination will be held on 05 September 2021 at the Indian Standard time- 10:00 to 12:00 noon. The candidates should report one hour before the commencement of the recruitment test at the exam centre.

UPSC EPFO Date: Important Highlights

  • The entry into the test venue will be restricted 10 minutes before the commencement of the recruitment test i.e., 9:50 am.
  • it is advisable to check the details mentioned on the e-admit card immediately after downloading and if any discrepancy, do bring it to the Commission’s notice.
  • it is a must to bring the hardcopy of the e-admit card to the exam centre to secure admission to the recruitment test.
  • do bring two passport size photographs in order to appear in the examination with an undertaking of photo identity i.e., Driving License, Voter ID, Passport and Aadhar Card etc.
  • Carry Black Ball point pen to the exam center.
  • Face cover or wearing masks is mandatory and the candidates without masks will not be permitted to appear in the exam.
  • Note: For verification and other examination functionaries, candidates will have to remove their mask.

Scheme and Syllabus of UPSC EPFO Recruitment Test (RT)

General Instructions for EPFO Exam

Note: IT gadgets including mobile phones are banned in the examination hall.

UPSC EPFO examination is conducted in two phases: the Recruitment Test and the Interview. The score of both the examination phases matters and the weightage is given as 75:25 with respect to Recruitment Test and Interview respectively.

UPSC EPFO Exam Centre List

UPSC EPFO Admit card mentions all the necessary details that are needed to be known by the candidates, UPSC EPFO exam will be taking place in some particular cities across the country. The details of the UPSC EPFO Exam Centre List is given below:

Ahmedabad

Shillong

Imphal

Prayagraj(Allahabad)

Shimla

Agartala

Bengaluru

Srinagar

Jorhat

Bhopal

Thiruvananthapuram

Aizawl

Mumbai

Kochi

Itanagar

Kolkata

Lucknow

Raipur

Cuttack

Jammu

Visakhapatnam

Delhi

Chandigarh

Tirupati

Dispur

Panaji(Goa)

Udaipur

Hyderabad

Port Blair

Sambalpur

Jaipur

Dharwad

Bareilly

Chennai

Madurai

Gautam Budh Nagar

Nagpur

Ranchi

Ghaziabad

Dehradun

Gangtok

Gurugram

Patna

Kohima

Faridabad

UPSC EPFO Interview Date 2021

Candidates who qualify UPSC EPFO Exam 2020 will be qualified to appear for the UPSC EPFO interview. UPSC EPFO interview has a weightage of 25 marks out of the total 100 marks. As UPSC EPFO Exam date 2020 was postponed to 09 May 2021, the UPSC EPFO interview will also be postponed. The date for the UPSC EPFO interview will be announced soon. Candidates will be intimated about the date as soon as the date is released. Candidates need to keep looking at the official portal for any further details. 

UPSC EPFO Vacancy Details

UPSC EPFO Vacancies have been listed below according to different categories. There have been a total of 450 vacancies that are released. Category wise distribution of UPSC EPFO vacancies is given below:

Category

Vacancies

General (UR)

168

SC

62

ST

33

OBC

116

EWS

42

Total

421

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GrApr 3, 2021

Exam online or offline mode ?
Shubuhi Goswami
Offline mode
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AshaSep 1, 2021

Only 1 st shift ???

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  • The UPSC EPFO written exam is scheduled for 05 September 2021

  • The interview date is yet to be scheduled and will be informed as soon as it is finalised.

  • The total weightage of UPSC EPFO written exam is 300 marks.

  • As per the UPSC EPFO Exam date latest notification, the exam date has been finalised for 05 September 2021. If there is any change in the exam dates, candidates will be intimated immediately.

  • The total number of vacancies in UPSC EPFO is 450

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