UPSC EPFO APFC EO/AO Syllabus pdf, Exam pattern 2023

Recently UPSC has released a notification for the post of APFC & AO/EO. The total number of vacancies is 577. Last date to apply for EPFO APFC is 17 March, 2023 till 6:00 pm. You should know about the syllabus and exam pattern of the epfo apfc exam, so a detailed syllabus and exam pattern is mentioned here, please check it out. UPSC EPFO APFC syllabus pdf is also provided below.

Epfo Apfc syllabus pdf

  • General English
  • Indian culture, heritage & freedom movements and current events
  • Population, development and globalization
  • Governance and constitution of India
  • Present trends in Indian Economy
  • Accounting and auditing, Industrial relation, Labour laws and Insurance
  • General science and knowledge of computer application
  • General mental ability, Statistics and Quantitative aptitude
  • Social security in India

Epfo AO/EO syllabus pdf

  • General English
  • Indian Freedom Struggle
  • Current Events and developmental issues
  • Indian polity and economy
  • General accounting principles
  • Industrial relation and labour Laws
  • General science and knowledge of computer application
  • General mental ability and Quantitative aptitude
  • Social security in india

UPSC Epfo Apfc syllabus pdf link

UPSC Epfo Apfc Exam pattern

Exam Duration2 Hours
TypeObjective (300 marks)
MediumHindi and English both
Negative Marking1/3 rd of marks assigned to each wrong question
Selection ProcessRecruitment test (120 Questions) and Interview (100marks)
Final selection weightageWritten test and interview- 75:25
Minimum marks for interviewCategorywise cut off UR-50, OBC-45, SC/ST-40

Important notes:

(i) The category-wise minimum level of suitability in interviews, irrespective of whether the
selection is made only by interview or by Recruitment Test followed by interview, will be
UR-50 marks, OBC-45 marks, SC/ST/PH-40 marks, out of the total marks of interview
being 100.

(ii) In cases where selection is made by Recruitment Test (RT) followed by interview, the
candidate will have to achieve minimum level of suitability in their respective category at
both stages i.e. ‘Recruitment Test’ as well as ‘Interview’. The minimum level of suitability
in case of RT shall be decided by the Commission on case to case basis.

UPSC Epfo Apfc detailed syllabus

UPSC EPFO APFC Syllabus for General English

  • Idioms & Phrases                                                  
  • Tenses       
  • Subject-Verb Agreement Word Formation 
  • Passage Completion
  • Synonyms & Antonyms                                 
  • One Word Substitutions
  • Verb & Adverb, Prepositions      
  • Unseen Passages
  • Sentence Rearrangement
  • Active And Passive Voice Sentences
  • Articles  
  • Cloze Test
  • Spotting the Error

UPSC EPFO APFC Syllabus for Indian Culture

  • Stone Age
  • The Harappan Civilization
  • Mauryan Period
  • Post- Mauryan Phase: The period of Shungas, Kanvas, and Satavahanas
  • Kushana Empire
  • Gupta Empire
  • Temple Architecture Styles
  • Literature and Philosophy

UPSC EPFO APFC Syllabus for Population

  • Births and deaths
  • Mobility and migration
  • Population aging
  • Population changes
  • Population estimates and projections

UPSC EPFO APFC Syllabus for Globalization

  • Global issues (category)
  • Climate justice
  • Economic inequality
  • Fairtrade
  • Forced migration
  • Global dimming
  • Human overpopulation
  • Human trafficking

UPSC EPFO APFC Syllabus for Governance

  • Board Oversight of Mission-Critical Risks
  • Environmental, Social, and Governance Oversight
  • Human Capital Management
  • Audit Committee Oversight of Internal Controls
  • Corporate Culture and Whistleblower Protections
  • Board Diversity

UPSC EPFO APFC Syllabus for Accounting

  • Financial Reporting
  • Tax
  • Personal Financial Planning
  • Firm Practice Management
  • Governmental Audit Quality
  • Employee Benefit Plan Audit Quality
  • Forensic and Valuation Services
  • Information Technology
  • Professional Ethics
  • Business, Industry, and Government
  • Audit Quality
  • Fair Value Measurement

UPSC EPFO APFC Syllabus for Basic Computer Knowledge

  • Introduction of Computer Science
  • MS Office
  • Computer Networks
  • Web Publishing
  • PC Software and office Automation
  • Database management system
  • Internet
  • Microsoft Outlook

UPSC EPFO APFC Syllabus for General Science

  • Chemical bonding and molecular structure
  • Electrochemistry and chemical kinetics
  • Haloalkanes and Haloarenes
  • States of matter: gasses and liquids
  • Laws of motion
  • Units and measurements
  • Physical
  • Gravitation
  • Kinetic theory
  • Mechanical properties of solids
  • Thermodynamics
  • Motion in a straight line
  • Electrostatic potential and capacitance
  • Electromagnetic induction
  • Current electricity
  • Magnetism and Matter
  • world
  • Oscillations
  • Ray optics and optical instruments
  • Alternating current
  • Atoms
  • Nuclei
  • Wave Optics
  • Motion in a plane
  • Classification of elements and periodicity in properties
  • Environmental chemistry
  • Biomolecules
  • Solid-state
  • Systems of particles and rotational motion
  • Mechanical properties of fluids
  • Moving charges and magnetism
  • Electric charges and fields
  • P-block elements
  • Electromagnetic waves
  • Semiconductor electronics
  • Thermal properties of Matter

UPSC EPFO APFC Syllabus for Elementary Mathematics

  • Abacus
  • LCM and HCF
  • Fractions and Decimals
  • Place Value & Face Value
  • Addition and subtraction
  • Multiplication and Division Counting
  • Counting Money

UPSC EPFO APFC Syllabus for Statistics

  • Describing and displaying data
  • Linear regression and correlation
  • Experiments and sampling
  • Probability
  • Hypothesis tests and confidence intervals

UPSC EPFO APFC Syllabus for General Mental Ability

  • Coding-Decoding
  • Blood Relations
  • Alphabet Test
  • Sitting Arrangements
  • Direction Sense Test
  • Mathematical Operations
  • Arithmetical Reasoning
  • Analogy
  • Classification
  • Series
  • Number, Ranking, and Time Sequence Test
  • Eligibility Test
  • Inserting the Missing Character

Is APFC a gazetted officer?

Yes, UPSC EPFO APFC is gazetted officer and a Group A post.

Is APFC exam tough?

EPFO APFC exam is conducted by UPSC and it’s a commissioner-level job, so you have to prepare a level deeper than any other state-level officer exam.

What is the salary of APFC in Epfo

salary would be based on grade pay 5400

Which ministry is APFC under?

Ministry of Labour and Employment

How much marks are there in APFC

300 marks for written exam and 100 marks for interview

Is there a negative marking in EPFO APFC

yes, 1/3rd for each wrong answer

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