UPSC EPFO Exam Pattern 2023

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let us first understand the examination. Few Macros of UPSC EPFO 2023 Recruitment process include

  • Examination Conducting Body is Union Public Service Commission (UPSC)
  • The examination is conducted for the post of enforcement officer and Account officer by UPSC
  • The total number of vacancies are 418

Important Dates

The important dates for UPSC EPFO 2023 recruitment are as under:



Release of UPSC EPFO Initial Recruitment Notification

Application form Opens 25/2/2023

Last Date for Submission


Mode of application


Last Date for Printing Online Application


Release of UPSC EPFO Admit Card


Examination Date


UPSC EPFO Selection Process

The UPSC EPFO selection process for Enforcement Officer/Accounts Officer involves two stages:

  1. Recruitment Test which carries 75% weightage
  2. Interview, which carries the remaining 25% weightage

Candidates need to clear the recruitment test to appear for the interview.

Exam Pattern 2023

The highlights of UPSC EPFO exam pattern are as under:


2 hours

Type of Questions

Objective Type (MCQ)

Examination Mode

Offline (Pen and Paper-Based)


Hindi and English

Negative Marks

There will be negative marking for each incorrect answer. 0.33 marks will be deducted for every wrong answer



Check out other articles for UPSC EPFO ( EO/AO) Examination process

Examination process inforamtion

History of EPFO

Organization structure of EPFO

EPFO Schemes

Enforcement Office: Job profile and service conditions

Account Office: Job profile and service conditions

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UPSC EPFO Exam Pattern and important dates

UPSC EPFO Eligibility

UPSC EPFO Exam Syllabus

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