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UPSC EPFO Recruitment 2024

The Union Public Service Commission conducts the EPFO (Employees Provident Fund Organization) exam every year for the recruitment of EPFO Enforcement Officer/Accounts Officer. The Employees Provident Fund Organization comes under the MInistry of Labour and is responsible for running the Central Government Pension scheme all over India.UPSC EPFO is a non MInisterial Exam and falls under the Group B category of the Central Government.

UPSC EPFO 2024 is a much sought after exam and is open to Graduates in any stream. Since UPSC EPFO is a stable and respectable job, every year lakhs of candidates appear for the exam. The notifications for UPSC EPFO Exam 2024 will appear on the official website and aspiring candidates can check all the details of the exam from there.

UPSC EPFO Recruitment

UPSC EPFO 2024: Highlights

  • Name of the Exam: UPSC EPFO Exam 2024
  • Full Form: Employees Provident Fund Exam
  • Conducting Authority: Union Public Service Commission
  • Owned by: MInistry of Labour and Employment
  • Key role of EPFO: Pension, Insurance, Provident Fund
  • Level of the exam: National
  • Frequency of the exam: Once a year
  • Languages of the exam: English and Hindi
  • Eligibility of the exam: Graduation
  • Mode of exam: Offline/Pen and paper test
  • Total number of vacancies: To be updated
  • Mode of Application: Online
  • Stages of the exam: Stage 1- Written Test, Stage 2- Interview
  • Official Website:

Details of UPSC EPFO Exam:

The Union Public Service Commission will release the notification for the EPFO Exam on the official website and aspiring candidates can check it from there. The EPFO notification will contain all the details of the exam like the beginning of online application, last date of application, admit card release, UPSC EPFO exam date, UPSC EPFO Result 2024, etc. Eligible candidates must keep checking the official website regularly to remain updated on the latest information of the exam.
Candidates can download the UPSC EPFO EO/AO notification which will be available in the PDF format. Interested applicants can fill in the application form after downloading the notification from the official website. The total number of vacancies for UPSC EPFO is 421 and young candidates who are interested in serving the Government of India can apply for the exam.

UPSC EPFO Vacancies 2024:

The UPSC EPFO vacancies for 2024 are yet to be released. The details of previous year’s 2023 vacancies are given below. From the table candidates can get an idea of the vacant posts for EPFO EO/AO 2024.

S.No. Category of the Candidate Number of Vacant Posts
1 General (unreserved) 168
2 SC 62
3 ST 33
4 OBC 116
5 EWS 42
Total 421

UPSC EPFO Eligibility Criteria 2024:

Candidates who want to apply for the UPSC EPFO Enforcement Officer/Accounts Officer must check the eligibility requirements before filling in the application form. Only eligible candidates can apply for the exam. The UPSC EPFO 2024 eligibility criteria includes age limit, Nationality, educational qualification.

Below are the eligibility requirements in detail:


  • The Applicant must be an Indian citizen.
  • Candidates who are subjects of Nepal/Bhutan are also eligible.
  • Candidates who are refugees of Tibet and have migrated to India before January 1962 and have permanently settled in India are also eligible.
  • Indian origin candidates coming from Pakistan, Burma, SriLanka,Uganda,Tanzania, Zambia, Zaire, Ethiopia, Vietnam and have permanently settled in India are eligible.

Age Limit

The maximum age limit for the UPSC EPFO Exam 2024 must not exceed 30 years. The upper age limit remains the same for general category candidates. Candidates belonging to the reserved categories like SC/ST have an age relaxation of 5 years.

Age Relaxation

UPSC EPFO exam has upper age relaxation for candidates belonging to special categories like Ex servicemen, Physically handicapped, etc.

Details of age relaxation are given below:

S.No. Category of the Candidates Age Relaxation (in years)
1 SC/ST 5 years
2 OBC 3 Years
3 Ex Servicemen and Commissioned Officers including ECO and SSCO 5 years
4 Employees of Central Government/Union Territories 5 years
5 Employees of EPFO 5 years
6 Physically handicapped person(UR) 10 Years
7 Physically handicapped person(UR) 15 Years
8 Physically handicapped (OBC) 13 Years

Educational Qualification For UPSC EPFO Exam:

The minimum educational qualification is that the candidate must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in any stream from a recognized University. The preferred streams for UPSC EPFO Exam 2024 will be mentioned in the official notification. The desirable educational qualifications for the EPFO Exam are listed below.

Candidates must have a Bachelor’s Degree in Law/Integrated Degree in Law/MBA/PG Diploma in Management/Chartered Accountant/Company Secretary/Cost and Management Accountant.

Candidates must have 2 years experience in Accounts/Legal matters/Administration from any Government/Listed Private organization.

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