UPSC EPFO Result /Cut Off 2021/UPSC EPFO 2021 Interview

The UPSC EPFO 2021 result was announced on October 8, 2021. Candidates who passed the written test will now be required to attend an interview. UPSC EPFO Recruitment Exam is held by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) to recruit qualified and interested individuals for the position of Enforcement Officer/Account Officer at the Employees Provident Fund Organization. This year’s test was conducted on September 5th, 2021. Candidates who took the UPSC EPFO Exam 2021 should be aware of the anticipated cut-off as well as the previous year’s cut-off. Candidates will be eligible for the interview stage only if their scores are equal to or higher than the UPSC EPFO Cut Off. We’ve covered all you need to know about UPSC EPFO Cut Off, including anticipated cut-offs, prior year cut-offs, variables influencing cut-offs, and more.

EPFO 2021 UPSC Exam (5th September 2021)

The UPSC EPFO 2021 Exam consists of 300-point objective multiple-choice questions. The test was conducted in a paper-and-pencil format. For incorrect responses, 1/3rd of a mark was deducted. The Selection Test took two hours to complete:

UPSC EPFO 2020-21 Phase-1 Number of Questions & Marks Duration
Selection Test (Offline) 120 Questions of 300 Marks 2 Hours  but for PwD Candidates 2 Hours 20 Minutes

UPSC EPFO 2021 Exam Expected Cut-Off Marks
The test included questions that ranged from moderate to tough. Candidates will be shortlisted for the Interview Round based on their performance in the Recruitment Test. Let’s have a look at the UPSC EPFO 2021 Written Exam Expected Cut-Off.

Expected Cut-Off for UPSC EPFO 2021 Recruitment Test (RT)

Category Expected Cut-Off (Out of 300 Marks)
General 165-175
EWS 155-165
OBC 145-155
ST 135-145
SC 125-135

Download UPSC EPFO 2021 Result

Candidates whose roll numbers are included in the above link and who meet all of the Eligibility requirements will be invited to participate in the Interview Round. All selected applicants must complete and submit the Detailed Application Form (DAF), else their application will be rejected. DAF will have a link on the Online Recruitment Application (ORA) website ( In due time, the date of the publication of the Detailed Application Form (DAF) and the deadline for DAF submission will be announced. After the recruiting procedure is completed, the marks of failed applicants will be posted on the commission’s website.

UPSC EPFO 2021 Interview Details

UPSC EPFO 2020 Phase II Marks
Interview 100 Marks

Candidates who are selected for an interview based on the information given in their online applications will be asked to provide self-attested copies of documents/relevant certifications in support of the claims made in the application as and when the Commission requests them.

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At the time of the interview, the printout of the online application, as well as the original documents/certificates listed below, as well as self-attested copies and additional materials mentioned in the Summon Letter for the interview, must be presented:

a) A Matriculation/10th Standard or comparable certificate stating the date of birth, or a Matriculation/10th Standard or similar mark sheet issued by the Central/State Board stating the date of birth in support of their age claim.

b) A degree/diploma certificate, as well as mark papers for all academic years, as evidence of the stated educational qualification. A temporary certificate, as well as mark sheets for all academic years, will be recognised in the absence of a degree/diploma certificate.

c) Order/letter stating the Authority (with number and date) under which the claimed comparable Educational Qualifications were handled.

d) Certificate(s) in the required proforma from the Head(s) of Organization(s)/Department(s) for the whole experience claimed, explicitly stating the length of employment (day, month, and year), indicating the basic pay and consolidated pay, as well as the type of tasks performed.

e) In the specified proforma, an applicant seeking reservation as SC/ ST/ OBC must provide a caste certificate.

f)A statement by the applicant seeking OBC reservation in the specified manner that he or she does not belong to the creamy layer on the critical date.

g) Physically Handicapped certificate issued by the competent authorities in the specified proforma.

h) A candidate who claims a name change after matriculation due to marriage, remarriage, divorce, or other circumstances.

I Age Relaxation Certificate/Document for Ex-Servicemen, Central/UT Government Employees/Servants, etc.

j) Persons already employed by the government in a regular capacity, whether permanent or temporary, and not on a casual/adhoc/daily wages/hourly paid/contract basis.

j) Certificates for Professional Registration, Language, Publications, NET, GATE, Conference, and Internship claims.

The weightage of the Recruitment Test (RT) and Interview in the UPSC EPFO 2021 Interview is 75:25 for applicants who are shortlisted based on the Recruitment Test (RT) and qualify in the interview.

Minimum Qualifying Marks for UPSC EPFO 2021 Interview
Whether the selection is done only by interview or by interview followed by a Recruitment Test, the minimal level of appropriateness in interviews for each category will be UR-50, OBC-45, SC/ST/PH-40, out of a total of 100 marks for the interview.

When a candidate is chosen via a Recruitment Test (RT) followed by an interview, they must meet the minimal level of appropriateness in their category at both phases, i.e. the ‘Recruitment Test’ and the ‘Interview.’ The Commission will determine the minimal degree of appropriateness in the instance of RT on a case-by-case basis.

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