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The UPSC EPFO Recruitment 2023 Notification has unveiled 577 openings for Enforcement Officer (EO)/Accounts Officer (AO) and Assistant Provident Fund Commissioner (APFC) roles within the Employee Provident Fund Organization. This comprehensive notification furnishes intricate information regarding the recruitment process, encompassing eligibility criteria, selection procedures, exam patterns, syllabi, salary structures, application guidelines, and additional pertinent details.


UPSC EPFO APFC Recruitment 2023

The full form of EPFO is Employee Provident Fund Organization and it is a national exam conducted by the Union Public Service Commission for the posts of Enforcement Officer (EO)/ Accounts Officer (AO) and Assistant Provident Fund Commissioner (APFC). Know more details about UPSC EPFO 2023 exam from the below table. 

Exam Authority Union Public Service Commission
Post Name
Enforcement Officer (EO)/ Accounts Officer (AO) and Assistant Provident Fund Commissioner (APFC)
Vacancies 577
Application Mode Online
Selection Process
  1. Written Test
  2. Interview/Personality Test
Language English and Hindi
Job Location Across India
Official website

UPSC EPFO 2023 Exam Dates

All important dates for UPSC EPFO Recruitment 2023 examination have been released by Union Public Service Commission along with the UPSC EPFO notification PDF. The offline exam for UPSC EPFO Recruitment 2023 is to be held on 02nd July 2023. Check the complete UPSC EPFO Exam Schedule from the below table. 

UPSC EPFO 2023- Important Dates

Events Dates
UPSC EPFO Notification 2023 25th February 2023
Opening date of Registration 25th February 2023
Closing date of Registration 17th March 2023
UPSC EPFO Admit card 2023 14th June 2023
UPSC EPFO Exam Date 2023 02nd July 2023
UPSC EPFO Answer Key 2023 July 2023
UPSC EPFO Result 2023 August 2023



UPSC EPFO Vacancy 2023

UPSC EPFO recruitment 2023 vacancy for Enforcement Officer (EO)/ Accounts Officer (AO) and Assistant Provident Fund Commissioner (APFC) has been released along with the release of the UPSC EPFO Notification 2023 pdf. This year, there are a total of 577 Vacancies for EPFO EO/AO and APFC Posts. Out of 577 posts, 418 posts are announced for EO/AO and the remaining 159 posts are announced for APFC. The vacancy distribution is given in the table below.

UPSC EPFO Vacancy 2023

Category wise posts EO/AO APFC
General (UR) 204 68
OBC 78 38
SC 57 12
ST 28 25
EWS 51 16
Total 418 159


UPSC EPFO Apply Online 2023

The online registration dates for the recruitment of UPSC EPFO Enforcement Officer & Assistant Provident Fund Commissioner have been announced along with the release of UPSC EPFO Notification 2023. The candidates who are interested and eligible for UPSC EPFO Recruitment 2023 Exam have to submit their online registration form from 25th February to 17th March 2023. The direct link for UPSC EPFO Online Form has been made available here as the link is now activated at All candidates are required to apply online for UPSC EPFO 2023 exam by 17th March 2023.


UPSC EPFO 2023 Online Application Fee

The candidates have to pay the required online application fee to submit their UPSC EPFO Application Form. 

Category Fees
Gen/ OBC/ EWS Rs. 25/-
SC/ ST/ PwD/ Female Rs. 0/-
Mode of Payment Online

How to Apply for UPSC EPFO 2023 Exam?

Follow the given steps to Apply Online for UPSC EPFO 2023 Exam

  1. Click the link for the UPSC EPFO Online Application Form.
  2. As the new tab opens, click the option, “Apply Now”.
  3. On the next page, Check for the declaration at the bottom of the page, “Yes, I Agree”.
  4. Fill in the Personal Details.
  5. Finally, Agree to the declaration and Submit Part I of the UPSC EPFO Officer Online Application Form.
  6. Go to Part II of the form and make Payment details (except for fee exempted candidates), selection of examination center, upload of Photograph, Signature, Photo Identity Card Document and Declaration.
  7. Verify all the credentials and then click Submit.

Requirements of UPSC EPFO Application Form 2023

  1. Matriculation Certificate/Marksheet
  2. Age Proof/Birth Certificate
  3. Education Certificate.
  4. Caste Certificate
  5. Challan/Credit Certificate/E Challan
  6. Photograph
  7. Signature

UPSC EPFO 2023 Eligibility Criteria

Eligibility Criteria for UPSC EPFO Recruitment 2023:

Nationality: Candidates must be citizens of India. However, individuals falling under the following categories are also eligible:

  • Subjects of Nepal/Bhutan.
  • Tibetan refugees settled permanently in India since 1962.
  • Persons of Indian origin settled permanently in India from countries like Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Burma, Vietnam, and other East African countries.

Education Qualification: Candidates should possess a Bachelor’s Degree in any stream from a recognized university in India. Desirable: Diploma in Company Law/Labour Laws/Public Administration.

Age Limit (as of 17/03/2023): For EO/AO posts: The upper age limit is 30 years. For APFC: The upper age limit is 35 years.


UPSC EPFO 2023 Age Relaxation

Category Upper Age Relaxation
ST/SC 5 Years
OBC 3 Years
Employees of EPFO 5 Years
PH (Gen) 10 Years
PH (OBC) 13 Years
PH (ST/SC) 15 Years

UPSC EPFO 2023 Exam Pattern

The selection process under UPSC EPFO 2023 requires qualification of by a pen & paper-based Recruitment Test (RT). The test will be two hours in duration, all the questions carry equal marks.

The Recruitment Test (RT) will be an Offline Exam (Pen & Paper Based) consisting of Objective Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) followed by Interview round:

Parts Name Of The Topic Total Marks Time
Part A
Part B
General English and Vocabulary
Indian Culture, and Freedom Movements with Current Events
Population, Development, and Globalization
Constitution of India
Current trends in the Indian Economy
Accounting and Auditing, Industrial Relations, Labor Laws, Insurance
Basic Knowledge of Computer Applications, and General Science
Elementary Mathematics, Statistics, and General Mental Ability
Social Security in India.
300 2 hours
Interview UPSC EPFO Interview 100  


  1. The exam questions will be in both Hindi and English.
  2. There will be objective-type questions with multiple choices of answers. The medium of the test will be both Hindi and English.
  3. There is a negative marking of one-third of the marks assigned to each question.
  4. If no answer is marked for a question, there will be no penalty for that question.
  5. PwD candidates shall be allowed compensatory time of 20 minutes per hour in the RT and facility of Scribe



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