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UPSC EPFO 2021 Exam Analysis: Difficulty Level of Recruitment Test, Subject-Wise Analysis & Expected Cut-Off

Recently, Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has conducted the Employees Provident Fund (EPFO) prelims exam for the post of Enforcement Officer (EO)/ Accounts Officer (AO) on 5th September 2021. In this article, we will provide a complete UPSC EPFO 2021 Exam analysis from the subject-wise number of questions to the expected cut-off of the UPSC EPFO 2021 paper.

 

About the UPSC EPFO Paper 2021

UPSC EPFO exam 2021 was conducted from 10:00-12:00 AM to fill a total of 421 vacancies. The EPFO 2021 Paper consisted of 120 Objective Multiple-Choice Questions of 300 Marks (2.5 Marks each) and there was a negative marking of 1/3rd marks for wrong answers. The medium of the test was both Hindi and English. PwD candidates shall be allowed compensatory time of 20 minutes per hour in the RT and facility of Scribe.

Here, in this article, we are going to discuss different aspects of the EPFO 2021 exam in detail. The Official answer key for the UPSC EPFO 2021 Exam will be released by Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) at – upsc.gov.in after the completion of the whole exam process.

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UPSC EPFO 2021 exam analysis: Subject-wise difficulty level analysis

 

The difficulty level of the UPSC EPFO Exam 2021 paper varies from subject to subject. Overall, the Paper was moderate with some sections like English questions were very easy and some difficult questions from Mathematics and Computer.

Below, we have provided two charts-

  1. In the first one, we have provided details about the UPSC EPFO 2021 Exam and the overall difficulty level of the paper.
  2. In the second one, we have provided details about the number of questions from each subject and the subject-wise difficulty level of questions.

 

UPSC EPFO 2021 Exam Analysis: 5th September 2021
Recruitment Test EPFO AO/EO

(Number of Questions/Marks)

Topics Overall Difficulty Level
Offline Objective MCQs

 (120/300 Marks)

General English, Indian Freedom Struggle, Current Events and Developmental Issues, Indian Polity and Economy, General Accounting Principles, Industrial Relations & Labour Laws, General Science, Knowledge of Computer Applications, General Mental Ability & Quantitative Aptitude, Social Security in India Moderate Level

 

 

 

Now let’s discuss the detailed subject-wise difficulty level of the paper along with the number of questions that came from each section-

 

Subject Number of Questions (Range) Subject-wise Difficulty Level
General English 20 Easy to Moderate
General Mental Ability & Quantitative Aptitude 15 Moderate to Difficult
General Knowledge of Computer Applications 10 Moderate
Modern Indian History 16 Moderate
General Accounting Principles 9 Moderate
Indian Polity and Economy 7 Easy to Moderate
Current Affairs (Current Events and Developmental Issues) 21 Easy to Moderate
Industrial Relations, Labour Laws, and Social Security in India 8 Easy to Moderate
General Science 14 Moderate to Difficult
Total Questions                               = 120                                Overall Moderate Paper

 

Note: UPSC doesn’t divide the paper on a subject-wise basis. The above division is done by us as per the syllabus of the UPSC EPFO 2021 provided by the Commission. The number of questions from each subject can also vary due to the overlapping of many questions.

 

UPSC EPFO Exam 2021: Cut-Off Analysis

 

UPSC EPFO Exam 2021 Paper was on the moderate side in terms of difficulty. Depending upon this, the expected cut-off for different categories of aspirants are as follows-

 

Category Expected Cut-Off Marks
General 168 (± 5)
OBC 162 (± 4)
SC 156 (± 3)
ST 152 (± 3)
EWS 166 (± 5)

 

 

UPSC EPFO Exam-2021- Interview Round (100 Marks)

Aspirants who qualify for the Recruitment Test (RT) will be called for Interview round by the UPSC. Cut-Off/Minimum Qualifying Marks is prepared by the UPSC based on the performance of the aspirants in the RT. Candidates who qualify in the RT round shall appear for the Interview Round. Recruitment Test (RT) and Interview carry weightage in the ratio of 75:25 for the candidates shortlisted based on Recruitment Test (RT) and qualify in the interview. The final cut-off and the rank of selected candidates will be prepared by the UPSC as per the above weightage.

 

 

 

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