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UPSC APFC Vacancy Summary

UPSC EPFO APFC Exam Overview 2023

Recruiting Body

Union Public Service Commission


Assistant Provident Fund Commissioner

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UPSC APFC Notification Syllabus




General English

  • Idioms and Phrases.
  • Tenses.
  • Word formation.
  • Fill in the blanks.
  • Synonyms and Antonyms.
  • Verb & Adverb.
  • Prepositions.
  • Vocabulary.
  • Theme detection.
  • Articles.
  • Sentence completion.
  • Error correction.
  • Conclusions.
  • Subject-Verb Agreement.
  • Passage completion.
  • Grammar.
  • One-word substitution.
  • Comprehension.
  • Unseen Passages.
  • Sentence Rearrangement.
  • Conjunctions.
  • Actie and Passive voice.
  • Spotting the errors.
  • Cloze test.

Indian Culture

  • Stone Age.
  • The Harrappan civilization.
  • Mauryan period.
  • Post-Mauryan phase: The period of Shungas, Kanvas, and Satvahanas.
  • Kushana Empire.
  • Gupta Empire.
  • Temple Architecture styles.
  • Literature and Philosophy.


  • Birth and Deaths.
  • Mobility and Migration.
  • Population aging.
  • Population changes.
  • Population estimates and projections.


  • Global issues (Category).
  • Climate Justice.
  • Economic inequality.
  • Fairtrade.
  • Forced migration.
  • Global dimming.
  • Human Overpopulation.
  • Human trafficking.


  • 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. 


  • Financial Reporting.
  • Forensic and Valuation.
  • Tax.
  • Information Technology.
  • Personal financial planning.
  • Professional ethics.
  • Firms practice management.
  • Plain English Accounting.
  • Governmental Audit quality.
  • Business, Industry and Government.
  • Employee Benefit plan audit quality.
  • Audit quality.
  • Fair value measurement.

Basic computer knowledge

  • MS-Word.
  • Microsoft access.
  • MS-Powerpoint.
  • Boolean Algebra.
  • Microsoft outlook.
  • Computer Nteworks.
  • The Internet.
  • Emerging Technologies and Web publishing.
  • Workplace productivity tools.
  • PC Softaware and Office automation.
  • MS-Project, Microsoft Publisher.

Elementary Mathematics

  • LCM and HCF.
  • Fractions and Decimals.
  • Place Value and Face Value.
  • Addition and Aubstraction.
  • Multiplication and Division.
  • Counting.
  • Counting Money.


  • Describing and Displaying Data.
  • Linear Regression and Correlation.
  • Experiments and Sampling.
  • Probability.
  • Hypothesis test and Confidence level.

General Mental ability

  • Coding-Decoding.
  • Classifications.
  • Blood Relations.
  • Series.
  • Alphabet Test.
  • Number, Ranking and Time sequence test.
  • Sitting arrangement.
  • Eligibility test.
  • Direction sense.
  • Inserting the missing character.
  • Mathematical operations.
  • Arithmetic reasoning.
  • Analogy


The age limit is one of the most important eligibility criteria that candidates must meet in order to be considered for the recruitment drive. In this section we have shared below the details of the Age-limit required for the post of UPSC EPFO Assistant Provident fund commissioner.

  • The upper age limit of the candidates must not exceed 35 years to apply for the recruitment.

Age-Relaxation in UPSC EPFO APFC 

The age relaxation in the UPSC EPFO Assistant Provident Fund Commissioner recruitment drive is discussed in the table below; candidates who are unsure about the age relaxation can check the age relaxation as per government norms.

UPSC EPFO APFC Age-Relaxation 


Relaxation of Age(in years)


5 Years.

Central or Union Territory Govt. Employees

5 Years


8 Years

PwD(Person with disabilities)

10 years

UPSC APFC Application Fees

The Rs. 25 application fee will be charged to all other applicants. You can pay the fees by sending cash to an SBI bank in the area. Also, candidates have access to credit/debit cards and net banking.


Application Fee

SC/ST/PH/Women candidates

Rs. 0/-

All others

Rs. 25/-

UPSC APFC Exam Pattern

The UPSC EPFO Assistant Provident Fund Commissioner exam pattern gives you an idea of the duration of the exam, marking scheme, etc. Candidates are advised to read the following section for more information on the exam pattern, the following exam pattern is for the position of Assistant Public Provident Commissioner.

  • Multiple Choice Objective Type Questions will make up the written exam.
  • The exam will last 120 minutes.
  • The exam will be worth 300 points.
  • One-third of the marks assigned to the question will be deducted for each incorrect answer.

UPSC Assistant Public Provident Commissioner Exam Pattern 2023


No. of Questions


General English



Indian Culture, Heritage & Freedom Movements & Current Events 

Population, Development and Globalization

Governance and Constitution of India 

Present Trends in Indian Economy 

Accounting and Auditing, Industrial Relations, Labour Laws, Insurance

Basic Knowledge of Computer Applications, General Science

Elementary Mathematics, Statistics and General Mental Ability.

Social Security In India


UPSC EPFO APFC Salary Structure 2023


Assistant Provdient fund commissioner

Recruitment Authority



Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation

Pay Commission

7th Pay commission

Pay Level

Pay level 10

In-Hand Salary

INR.56,100 – INR.1,77,500




HRA, TA, DA etc.

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