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APFC Recruitment: Job Profile and Promotions


UPSC APFC Recruitment

UPSC APFC Notification 2021: An RTI was filed on 30 August 2021 about the vacancies for APFC (Direct Recruitment). In the reply, UPSC said that, as on 31 December 2020, there are 151 vacancies for APFC. It indeed means that the notification may arrive very soon. The UPSC APFC is a prestigious job and demands a unique set of qualities that could be important to carry out its various responsibilities. So, in this article we will discuss UPSC APFC job profile and UPSC APFC Promotions.

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UPSC APFC job profile

A UPSC APFC has a wide range of responsibilities. He/she is responsible for Enforcement, Exemption & Recovery, which includes enforcement of the  Employees’ Provident Funds Act, 1952 to all establishments, ensuring compliance of exempted PF trusts, or recovering PF dues when appointed as a recovery officer. Also, APFC is a quasi-judicial authority where APFC  has powers akin to a civil court for enforcing attendance and production of records of any person. Also, APFC has Finance & Accounts, Banking, Pension, Legal responsibilities like preparation of balance sheets, liaisoning with banks for smooth pension disbursement, among others. Apart from these responsibilities, a PF officer is also responsible for Human Resource Management (HRM), Customer Service, Intelligence, Vigilance and Audit.


UPSC APFC Promotions

Serial no. Designation Time
1 Assistant Provident Fund Commissioner  On recruitment
2 Regional Provident Fund Commissioner- II After the completion of first 4 years
3 Regional Provident Fund Commissioner-I After completion of 5 years
4 Additional Central PF Commissioner After completion of 6 years
5 Additional Central PF Commissioner (HQ) After 4 years
6 Central PF Commissioner On the recommendation of the ACC )Appointment Committee of the Cabinet)

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UPSC APFC Recruitment 2021 Details

Name of the exam conducting body Union Public Service Commission (UPSC)
Name of the organisation Employees’ Provident Fund Organization (EPFO), Ministry of Labour & Employment (MoLE).
Name of the post Assistant Provident Fund Commissioners (APFC)
Job Location Anywhere in India
Official Website www.upsc.gov.in


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