The UPSC EPFO, also known as the Employees’ Provident Fund Organization was an organization established by an act of the Parliament of India. This organization came into working as a result of the Employees Provident Fund & Miscellaneous Provision Act, 1952.  

This organization comes under the control of the Ministry of Labour and Employment, by the Government of India. There are various schemes under the EPFO:

#1. EPFO Scheme 1952 

#2. Pension Scheme 1995

#3. Insurance Scheme 1976

The job of a UPSC EPFO is that one has to maintain the accounts, administration, legal, pension, claim as well as MIS along with taking care of the grievances of the employees. 

Now, let’s move a little further to know about the exam and its various dates.

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Will UPSC EPFO be Postponed?

The UPSC EPFO, i.e., the Union Public Service Commission – an organization that conducts the different Civil Services examinations for helping students to pay their contributions towards the various parts of the society. For doing this, students have to go through a series of examinations. 

The UPSC conducts diverse exams for the different posts of the government jobs – to fill the positions of the Enforcement Officer – Accounts Officer Employees’ Provident Fund Organization (EPFO) in the month of May every year. 

This year the exam is supposed to be held on May 9 but seeking the Covid situation and the ever-increasing cases of the diseases, this might get postponed. 

All those candidates who have applied for the exam can download the UPSC EPFO admit card from the official website of the UPSC, once it has been released.

Is UPSC EPFO Conducted Every Year?

Yes, the UPSC EPFO Exam is conducted every year by the UPSC. And for this, there are several rules and regulations that a candidate must fit into:

#1. He/ she must be a citizen of India

#2. He/ she must not be more than 30 years of age.

#3. He/ she must have completed his/her graduation.

Current Date of the Exam

This year the exam is going to be held in the month of May, so for every student who has been preparing for it, it’s high time that you should start with your revision part if you haven’t till now. 

Supposed Date of the Exam

With the Covid-19 second wave in India that has hit the country in a manner that it is going to be very difficult to get out of this situation, it is likely that the exams of all the students might get postponed this year as well.

Covid cases are increasing every year and to get out of this situation or to not get affected by it is highly impossible. Also, along with this, there are a fewer number of beds and facilities available for people out there.

So, this year, it’s highly expected that the exam might get postponed and the exam dates might surpass the actual dates. 

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Who is it Required to Keep Yourself Updated?

The UPSC examination is one of the most reputed yet the most difficult exams that are being held in our country every year. And every year thousands of students appear for this exam with many dreams and aspirations. 

So, it’s highly important for one to prepare himself completely for this exam so that they can clear this in a year. Students must work extra hard for these exams so that they can fulfill their dreams and aspirations of becoming what they’ve always wanted to do. 


Hopefully, you must have understood the information available above and this has helped you to succeed further with your preparation. This information must have proved to be helpful for a lot of those UPSC aspirants who are appearing for the examinations this year. 

If you have any doubts regarding the same, feel free to use the comments section below to let us know all about it because we’ll be more than happy to help you through it. Post all your questions, queries, as well as problems in the comments section below. 

Also, don’t forget to check out our other blogs for more such information and if you want any new information on these exams, do let us know about it.

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