UPSC EPFO Recruitment Exam 2020: Set up with the view of encouraging employees to save funds for their retirement, the EPFO or Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation is a body governed by the provisions of Employees’ Provident Fund and Miscellaneous Provisions Act, 1952. The body, falling under the Ministry of Labour and Employment is going to hold the UPSC EPFO Recruitment Exam 2020 to recruit employees to its 421 vacancies. The vacancies listed are of the posts of Enforcement Office and Accounts Officers. The applications for the exam closed on January 21, 2020.
UPSC EPFO Recruitment Exam 2020 – Syllabus & Exam Pattern:
UPSC EPFO Preparation Tips: (Recruitment Test/ Interview) for Enforcement & Accounts Officers Post
To improve the chances of scoring high in the UPSC EPFO Recruitment Exam 2020 and having it cleared, you must prepare well and also revise what you have prepared with the help of previous year question papers and revision test papers. Here are a few ways in which the previous year question papers and revision test papers boost your EPFO recruitment exam preparation.
- You can observe the exam pattern: By solving the question papers, exam pattern becomes clear. You can practice as per the difficulty level of the exam.
- You can assess yourself: When you solve a question paper, you can easily identify the areas where your strength lies and where you need to work hard. This way, you can allot the limited time before the exam to the areas where it is needed.
- You can identify important topics: In every exam, there are some topics, questions from which are frequently asked. By solving an adequate number of question papers, you can identify these topics and prepare for them accordingly.
- You can get more accurate: There are a lot of chances that you may find some questions, the likes of which you would have already practiced in the papers. Thus, official website will improve both your accuracy and speed during the exam.
UPSC EPFO Exam Pattern 2020
This recruitment exam is an offline exam, i.e. it is a pen and paper-based exam with multiple choice type questions (MCQs). The test is of a maximum of 100 marks and with all questions carrying equal marks. The total time allotted for taking the exam is 2 hours, while PwD (Person with Disability) candidates are allowed 20 minutes per hour as compensatory time in the faculty of Scribe and the RT.
You must note that there is negative marking in the exam of 1/3rd marks getting deducted for each wrong answer. Hence, you must prepare well focusing more on accuracy besides the speed to maximize your score.