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Eligibilty Criteria

EPFO Recruitment Educational Qualifications

Candidates aspiring to become teachers upon the qualification of the Employees Provident Fund Organization(EPFO) Recruitment Examination should possess the following educational qualifications. Below points show the educational qualifications for EPFO Recruitment:

  • Candidates should need to have a Master’s Degree, Bachelor of Engineering or Bachelor of Technology, Graduate
  • Candidates should need to have a minimum of two years of experience in administration, accounting, or legal matters in a government or any of the publicly traded companies.

EPFO Recruitment Overall Age Criteria 2022

There is an age minimum age limit of 21 years for eligible in the Indian post recruitment and the maximum age limit is 56. Below table shows the cast-wise age relaxation:

Name of the post Age Limit
SC 5 years
OBC 3 years
Employees of EPFO 5 years
ST 5 years
Exam Pattern

The exam pattern for EPFO) Recruitment 2022 is mentioned in the table below:

Paper Paper 1
Mode of Exam Online
Number of Sections 4
Name of Sections
  • General English
  • Indian Freedom Struggle.
  • Current Events and Developmental Issues.
  • Indian Polity & Economy.
  • General Accounting Principles.
  • Industrial Relations & Labor Laws.
  • General Science & knowledge of Computer applications.
  • General Mental Ability & Quantitative Aptitude.
  • Social Security in India.
Duration of the Examination 120 minutes
Maximum number of questions 120
Type of Questions Objective-based
Marks One marks each question
Negative marking 1/3 has been deducted from each wrong question
Maximum number of marks 120
Language of Paper Hindi, and English

General English

The topic-wise syllabus for General English Section is tabulated below:

Section Topic
General English
  • Phrase replacement
  • Reading comprehension
  • Sentence completion/ para completion
  • Cloze Test
  • Error Spotting
  • Fill in the Blanks
  • Para Jumbles
  • Phrases/ Idioms, Spellings, Synonyms/Antonyms.

Indian Freedom Struggle

There will be a total of 25 questions from the Quantitative Aptitude section. Here is the detailed section-wise syllabus of the syllabus Indian Freedom Struggle:

Section Topic
British extension
  • The Carnatic Wars
  • Invasion of Bengal
  • Regulating and Pitt’s India Acts
  • Early composition of the British raj
Confrontation with British rule
  • Early uprisings
  • The 1857 Revolt-reasons
  • character, course, and result
  • The struggle of Indian Freedom the first stage
  • Growth of national consciousness
  • Creation of Associations
  • The establishment of the Indian National Congress
  • Swadeshi Movement
  • Economic Nationalism
  • The policy of Divide and Rule
  • Congress-League Pact of 1916.
Gandhian thoughts and techniques of mass mobilization
  • Civil Disobedience
  • The Khilafat movement
  • Non-Cooperation Movement, and Quit India Movement
  • Another strand in the National Movement-Revolutionaries
  • Subhash Chandra Bose, and the Indian National Army.

Current Events & Developmental Issues

The below table shows the section-wise topic of the Current Events & Developmental Issues paper:

Section Topic
Current Events & Developmental Issues
  • Current Events
  • Development Issues
  • Scheme and Laws
  • Government Yojana

Indian Polity & Economy

Below the table shows the syllabus of Indian Polity and an Indian Economy for the EPFO exam:

Section Topic
Indian Polity
  • Indian Constitution, historical underpinnings
  • Evolution
  • Features
  • Amendments
  • Functions and responsibilities of the Union and the States
  • Parliament and State Legislatures – structure, functioning
  • Welfare schemes for vulnerable sections of the population by the Center and States and the performance of these schemes
  • Important aspects of governance
  • Transparency and accountability, models, successes, e-governance- applications, limitations, and potential
Indian Economy
  • Economic growth and development
  • Economic basic concepts and definition
  • Use and transfer of resources
  • Distributive effects
  • Macro and microeconomic policy
  • micro-macro balance
  • Distributive impact of economic policies
  • Inclusion – definition,
  • Relevance and types
  • Financial inclusion.

General Accounting

Here is the detailed syllabus of the section General Accounting:

Section Topic
General Accounting
  • Principles of Accounting
  • Analyzing & Recording Transactions
  • Adjustments & Financial Statements
  • Completion of the accounting cycles
  • Subsidiary Ledgers and Special Journals.

Industrial Relations & Labor Laws

Here is the topic-wise detail of the subject Industrial Relations & Labor Laws:

Section Topic
Industrial Relations & Labor Laws
  • About
  • Types
  • Areas implemented
  • Sectors applicable
  • overview.
Industrial Relation
  • Industrial relations code (IRC) Bill
  • Model of labor reforms.

General Science & Knowledge of Computer Applications

The below table shows the details of the section General Science & Knowledge of Computer Applications:

Section Topic
General Science
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Life Science
Computer Application
  • Computer organizations
  • Operating Systems
  • Database management
  • Data structures
  • Data communications
  • Computer networks
Quantitative Aptitude
  • Number Systems
  • Percentage
  • Profit & Loss
  • Average Ratio
  • SI & CI and Arithmetic questions.
General Mental Ability
  • Data interpretation
  • Data sufficiency Syllogism
  • Puzzles

Social Security in India

The below table shows the details of the section on Social Security in India:

Section Topic
Social Security in India
  • What is Social Security?
  • The history of the Social security
  • Social Security in India
  • Social Security: Constitutional Provisions Concurrent List
  • Part IV Directive Principles of State Policy
  • Difference between Organized and Unorganized Sectors in social security laws in India
  • Employees’ State Insurance Act

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