The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has released 421 vacancies for the UPSC EPFO recruitment of Enforcement Officer/Accounts Officer, Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation, Ministry of Labour and Employment. Before applying for UPSC EPFO, candidates should check the eligibility criteria to ensure whether they are eligible for the exam. The applying candidates must start studying for the exams and solve a lot of sample papers for better preparation.
The UPSC EPFO eligibility criteria are as under. Only those candidates who meet these criteria should go ahead and apply for the exam:
A Candidate must be either:
The application of a candidate in whose case a certificate of eligibility is necessary may be considered by the Commission and, if recommended for appointment, the candidate may also be provisionally appointed subject to the necessary certificate being issued in his favour by the Government of India.
|SC/ST||Upto 5 years|
|OBC||Upto 3 years|
|Employees of the Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO)||Upto 5 years|
|Ex-Servicemen||Ex-Servicemen and Commissioned Officers including ECOs/SSCOs shall be relaxed by five years subject to the condition that on the closing date for receipt of applications the continuous service rendered in the Armed Forces by an Ex-Serviceman is not less than six months after attestation.|
|Central Government employees||Up to 5 years as per instructions issued by the Govt. of India from time to time. (10 years for SC/ST and 8 years for OBC)|
|Persons who had ordinarily been domiciled in the State of J&K during the period from 1st January 1980 to 31st December 1989||Upto 5 years|
|Physically Handicapped (PH) persons||Upto 10 years|
|Physically Handicapped (PH) SC / ST candidates||Upto 15 years|
|Physically Handicapped (PH) OBC candidates||Upto 13 years|
The required educational qualification has 2 levels. Candidates should take a look at the following paragraph for the details of educational criteria -
Essential Educational Qualifications
Desirable Educational Qualifications
Ques. What is the minimum age required for EPFO?
Ans. In the official notification, the minimum age has not been specified.
Ques. Is UPSC EPFO conducted every year?
Ans. The UPSC EPFO Exam will not be held this year and UPSC has released the notification for the post of EPFO this year.
Ques. What is the minimum qualification for UPSC EPFO Recruitment?
Ans. The minimum qualification for UPSC EPFO is graduation from a recognized university.
*The article might have information for the previous academic years, please refer the official website of the exam.