Detailed Syllabus of UPSC EPFO 2020 Recruitment

Detailed Syllabus of UPSC EPFO 2020 Recruitment

UPSC (Union Public Service Commission) will conduct EPFO 2020 Exam for the recruitment of 421 vacancies under the posts - Enforcement Officer/ Accounts Officer, Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation, Ministry of Labour and Employment (SC-62, ST-33, OBC- 116, EWS- 42, UR- 168). Examination will be conducted on 4th October 2020.

UPSC has not provided the detailed syllabus for the same but EduCare 247 team has decoded the syllabus.

Indian Freedom Struggle
  • People’s Resistance Against British Before 1857
  • The Revolt of 1857
  • Beginning of Modern Nationalism in India
  • Indian National Congress: Foundation and Moderate Phase
  • Era of Militant Nationalism
  • First Phase of Revolutionary Activities
  • Emergence of Gandhi
  • Non-Cooperation Movement
  • Emergence of Swarajists, Socialist Ideas, Revolutionary Activities and Other New Forces
  • Simon Commission and Nehru Report
  • Civil Disobedience Movement and Round Table Conference
  • Quit India Movement Indian Polity
Indian Polity
  • Indian Constitution – History, making, salient features & preamble
  • Fundamental Rights & Duties
  • Directive Principles of State Policy
  • Parliament
  • President & It’s power
  • Prime Minister & Cabinet Minister
  • Governor & Chief Minister
  • Supreme Court & High Court
  • Vidhan Sabha & Vidhan Parishad
  • Constitutional Bodies
  • Panchayats
    Indian Economy
  • Economic Growth & Economic Development
  • Sectors of Economy & Types of Economy
  • Idea of National Income (GDP, NDP, GNP & NNP)
  • Unemployment and its type & Poverty and its type
  • Inflation, types of inflation, other variants of inflation & effect of inflation
  • History of Indian Economy
  • Money & Banking
  • Reserve Bank of India & Monetary Policy
  • Government Budgeting and Fiscal Policy
Current Events and Developmental Issues
  • Current Affairs of Economy (January’20 to October’20)
  • Current Affairs of Polity and Governance (January’20 to October’20)
  • Current Affairs of Social Issues & Security (January’20 to October’20)
  • Current Affairs of Environment & Agriculture (January’20 to October’20)
  • Current Affairs of Science & Technology (January’20 to October’20)
  • Summary of Union Budget 2020-21
  • Summary of Economic Survey 2019-20
  • Important Reports published by International and National Organization
  • Government Schemes ministry wise
General Accounting Principles
  • Accountancy theory
  • Types of accounting information
  • Basic accounting terms (business transaction, account, capital, drawings, liability, asset, capital , revenue, expenditure, expense income, profits, gains and loss, purchases sales, stock, trade receivables, trade payables, good, cost & vouchers)
  • Accounting principle
  • Accounting standard
  • Double entry system
  • Bases of account
  • Recording of transactions
  • Accounting equation
  • Rules of debit and credit
  • Books of original entry
  • Cash book
  • Preparation of ledger, trail balance (bank reconciliation statement, ledger, trail balance
  • Depreciation, Provisions & Reserve
  • Financial statements
  • Accountancy for partnership firms
  • Accounting Ratio
General Science & knowledge of Computer applications
  • Recent Development in Science & Technology: Nano Technology, Bio Technology, Robotics, Quantum Computing, Space Science (ISRO & NASA Program)
  • India’s Nuclear Programme
  • India’s Defence Programme
  • India’s Space Programme
  • Basic of Computing
  • Recent Development in Computation Field
Industrial Relations & Labour Laws
  • History of Labour law
  • Evolution of Labour law in India
  • Purpose of Labour Legislations
  • Constitutional provisions with regard to labour laws
  • Labour Policy of India
  • Classification of labour laws in India
  • Overview of important labour laws in India

o Apprentices Act, 1961
o Employees State Insurance Act, 1948
o Employees Provident Fund and Misc. Provisions Act, 1952
o The Employment Exchanges (Compulsory Notification of Vacancies)Act,1959

o Factories Act, 1948 58
o Industrial Disputes Act, 1947
o Labour Laws (Exemption From Furnishing Returns & Maintaining Registers

By Certain Establishments) Act, 1988 o Payment of Bonus Act, 1965
o Payment of Gratuity Act, 1972
o Workmen’s Compensation Act, 1923 o The Trade Unions Act, 1926
o Shops and Establishment Act, 1954 o Laws related to wages
o Laws related to child labour
o Law related to contract labour
o Maternity Benefit Act, 1961

  • Unfair labour practice
  • Labour laws in the unorganized sector
  • Women labour and the Law
  • Industrial relations
  • Special points to be noted while drafting Employment Agreement
  • Important case laws under various labour legislations
  • Important organizations
  • Authorities under the labour law in India
  • Labour legislations across the world
  • Recent Changes in Labour Laws and Industrial Laws Social Security in India
Social Security in India
  • Definition of Social Security
  • Universal Right & Human Rights
  • Importance of Social Security
  • Need for Social Security System in India
  • Constitutional provision for social security
  • Laws related to social security
  • Nature of Social Security (Life and Disability Cover, Old Age Income Security, Health Care and Maternity Benefit, Minimum Wages Act)
  • Different Criteria of Social Security (Social Security of the Workers in the Organized Sector & Unorganized Sector, Social Security of the Rural Poor, Social Security of the Pregnant and Lactating Mothers, Social Security of the Old Age Citizens, Food Security of the Population)
  • Challenges of Social Security (Convergence of Social Security Schemes, Implementation Issues, Delivery Mechanism)
  • Present Status: Government Schemes of Ministry of Social Justice, Labour Ministry, Women & Child Development Ministry and Health & Family Welfare Ministry.
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