UPSC APFC Notification 2022 – Check Eligibility Criteria, Important Dates, Salary, and other Key Points!



UPSC EPFO APFC Notification 2022: Union Public Service Commission is going to release UPSC APFC notification 2022 for the post of EPFO APFC (Assistant Provident Fund Commissioner) in the month of September. The expected vacancy is around 160. The candidates can check the details of the selection process, eligibility criteria, etc of EPFO APFC 2022 recruitment from the article below.

  • It is very crucial for the candidates to have a clear understanding of UPSC APFC 2022 eligibility criteria, syllabus, and selection process before they start preparing for the examination.
  • The UPSC APFC 2022 recruitment process will be conducted in two stages i.e written test and interview or personality test.
  • Read the full article to get all the information about EPFO APFC notification 2022 and other key points.

UPSC APFC 2022 Exam Overview

Before we start discussing UPSC APFC in detail, let us have a brief introduction to the exam. 

Name of the exam conducting bodyUnion Public service Commission (UPSC)
Post nameAssistant Provident Fund Commissioner (APFC)
Number of vacanciesTo be notified later
Mode of applicationOnline
Job locationAll over India
Online application start dateTo be out soon
Last date to applyTo be out soon
Date of examTo be out soon
Date of interviewTo be out soon
Declaration of the final resultTo be out soon
Official website

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UPSC APFC Notification 2022

The notification for 2022 will be updated as soon as it is released. The candidates must download the official notification to check all the details of the exam pattern, syllabus, etc.

UPSC APFC 2022 Apply Online

The link to apply for the post of EPFO APFC will be activated once the UPSC APFC notification 2022 is out. The serious aspirant must have an eye on the official website not to miss any updates regarding the exam.

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UPSC EPFO APFC 2022 Eligibility Criteria

Before the candidates apply for the exam, it is very important to know about the eligibility criteria set by UPSC. The candidates must satisfy the eligibility criteria like educational qualifications, age limit, etc. 

UPSC EPFO APFC 2022 Educational Qualification

UPSC has clearly defined the education qualification required to apply for EPFO APFC.

Essential QualificationThe candidates must have a bachelor’s degree in any stream from a recognized university to be eligible for the post.
Desired QualificationDiploma in public administration/ company law/ labor laws

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UPSC EPFO AFPC 2022 Age Limit

Here is the age limit for UPSC EPFO 2022

Minimum ageNot specified
Maximum age35 years

UPSC also gives age relaxation to candidates belonging to certain categories

CategoryAge Relaxation
SC/ST5 years
OBC3 years
EPFO Employees5 years
PH (General)10 years
PH (OBC)13 years
PH (SC/ST)15 years

UPSC EPFO APFC Syllabus 2022

In the previous year’s notification, UPSC hasn’t provided a detailed syllabus. This year it may be different. But the serious aspirant should not wait for the official UPSC APFC notification 2022. When we analyze UPSC EPFO APFC’s previous year’s question paper, we can see a definite pattern. So the candidates should prepare these broad topics mentioned below.

  • Accounting and auditing
  • History
  • Geography
  • Industrial relations
  • Indian economy
  • Labour laws
  • Governance
  • Constitution of India
  • Insurance
  • Basic knowledge of computer application
  • Elementary Mathematics
  • Statistics 
  • Social security
  • General English

UPSC EPFO APFC Exam Pattern 2022

Before the official UPSC APFC Notification 2022 is out, have a look at the exam pattern of UPSC EPFO APFC

  • The exam will be conducted in both Hindi and English.
  • This is multiple choice questions based exam
  • There is a negative marking of one-third of the marks for each wrong answer.
  • If the question is left unanswered, there will be no deduction of marks.
  • PwD candidates will get an additional time of 20 minutes and a Scribe facility.

UPSC EPFO APFC 2022 Selection Process

The candidates will be evaluated in a two-stage selection process.

Phase 1: Written Test

The written test will be of 100 marks. There will be a total of 120 questions and the exam duration is of 120 minutes.

Phase 2: Interview/ Personality Test

The candidates who will clear the written test will be called for the interview. In the final merit list, the weightage of the written test and the interview will be in the ratio of 3:1.

UPSC EPFO APFC Salary 2022

EPFO APFC exam selects candidates for the position of Accounts Officer or Enforcement Officer, which is a non-ministerial Group “A” position. So the selected candidates will get a salary accordingly. We will have a clear idea about the salary structure once the official UPSC APFC Notification 2022 is out.

FAQs on UPSC APFC Notification 2022

What is the full form of EPFO?

The full form of EPFO is Employees Provident Fund Organisation.

When is UPSC EPFO APFC Notification 2022 expected?

UPSC APFC Notification 2022 is expected in the month of September 2022.

What is the educational qualification required for UPSC EPFO APFC 2022?

The candidates must have a bachelor’s degree in any stream from a recognized university to be eligible for the post.

What is the maximum age limit for UPSC APFC?

The maximum age limit is 35 years.

What is the selection process for UPSC EPFO APFC 2022 exam?

The candidates will be selected based on their marks secured in the written examination and interview.