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UPSC EPFO 2020 Exam: Check Categorywise Minimum Qualifying Marks & Previous Cutoff for Recruitment Test (RT) & Interview

UPSC EPFO 2020 Exam-Check Categorywise Minimum Qualifying Marks & Previous Cutoff for Recruitment Test (RT) & Interview: In this article, we have shared the previous year cut-off marks for UPSC EPFO Exam. These are the minimum marks which a candidate should obtain to qualify for the next phase of the exam or the final selection process. So, let’s have a look at the cut-off marks of the UPSC EPFO previous exams.

May 26, 2020 18:45 IST
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UPSC EPFO 2020 Exam: Check Categorywise Minimum Qualifying Marks & Previous Cutoff for Recruitment Test (RT) & Interview
UPSC EPFO 2020 Exam: Check Categorywise Minimum Qualifying Marks & Previous Cutoff for Recruitment Test (RT) & Interview

UPSC EPFO 2020 Exam-Check Categorywise Minimum Qualifying Marks & Previous Cutoff for Recruitment Test (RT) & Interview: This year UPSC has announced 421 vacancies for the recruitment of Enforcement Officer/ Accounts Officer, Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation, Ministry of Labour and Employment (SC-62, ST-33, OBC- 116, EWS- 42, UR- 168). The entire recruitment process will involve an offline written exam and an Interview. Aspiring candidates must go through the previous year cut-off before starting their exam preparation for the UPSC EPFO 2020 Exam which is scheduled to be conducted in offline mode on 4th October 2020.

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The Cut-Off marks for UPSC EPFO Exam get released at the time of result declaration at the official website of UPSC, i.e., www.upsc.gov.in. These are the minimum marks that a candidate should obtain to qualify for the next phase of the exam or the final selection process. So, let’s have a look at the cut-off marks of the UPSC EPFO 2017 Exam

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UPSC EPFO Previous Cutoff (2017)

In 2017, Written Test was conducted on 26th February 2017 for Recruitment to 257 posts of Enforcement Officer/ Accounts Officer in Employees Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO), Ministry of Labour and Employment. Total 1.46 Lakhs candidates appeared for the exam. Below is the table showing category-wise detail of candidates appeared in the UPSC EPFO 2017 Exam:

UPSC EPFO 2017 Exam - Number of Candidates Appeared

Category

Number of Candidates Appeared

General

59,155

OBC

53,300

SC

27,533

ST

6,016

Total

1,46,004

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Below is the table showing categorywise detail of candidates selected in the UPSC EPFO 2017 Exam:

UPSC EPFO 2017 Exam - Number of Candidates Selected

Category

Number of Candidates Selected

General

108*

Including 12(PH-OH) & 02(PH-HI)

OBC

110

Including 07 (PH-OH)

SC

32

ST

7

Total

257

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Total marks of written examination were 100 and total marks of Interview were 100. Weightage of written marks and interview in the final result was 50:50. Below is the Minimum level of suitability of marks in the UPSC EPFO 2017 Recruitment Test:

UPSC EPFO 2017 Exam - Minimum level of suitability of marks in Recruitment Test

Category

Recruitment Test

(Total 100 Marks)

Interview

(Total 100 Marks)

Final Selection

Weightage (50:50)

General

49.50

50

110.83

OBC

44.50

45

103.78

SC

42.50

40

102.23

ST

43.50

40

103.06

PH (OH)

30.00

-

88.11

PH (HI)

33.00

-

93.61

Below are the highest marks obtained by candidates in different categories in UPSC EPFO 2017 Exam:

UPSC EPFO 2017 Exam - Highest marks obtained by candidates in different categories

Category

Highest Marks

General

132.78

OBC

127.78

SC

120.56

ST

118.61

PH (OH)

118.28

PH (HI)

103.28

UPSC EPFO Previous Cutoff (2018)

In 2018, Combined CBRT (Written Test) was conducted for Recruitment to 33 posts of Labour Enforcement Officer (Central) in the office of the Chief Labour Commissioner Central, Ministry of Labour and Employment. 2255 candidates appeared for the exam. Below is the table showing categorywise detail of candidates appeared in the UPSC EPFO 2018 Exam:

UPSC EPFO 2018 Exam - Number of Candidates Appeared

Category

Number of Candidates Appeared

General

962

OBC

656

SC

536

ST

101

Total

2255

Below is the table showing categorywise detail of candidates selected in the UPSC EPFO 2018 Exam:

UPSC EPFO 2018 Exam - Number of Candidates Selected

Category

Number of Candidates Selected

General

13

OBC

11*

SC

08*

ST

01

Total

33

Note: *03 OBC & 01 SC candidates have been recommended against unreserved vacancy

Total marks of written examination were 300. Total marks of Interview were 100. Weightage of written marks and interview in the final result was 75:25. Below is the Minimum level of suitability of marks in the UPSC EPFO 2018 Recruitment Test:

UPSC EPFO 2018 Exam - Minimum level of suitability of marks in Recruitment Test

Category

Recruitment Test

(Total 300 Marks)

Interview

(Total 100 Marks)

Final Selection

Weightage (75:25)

General

160.00

50

237.50

OBC

142.00

45

219.72

SC

128.50

40

194.25

ST

133.00

40

228.58

Below are the highest marks obtained by candidates in different categories in UPSC EPFO 2018 Exam:

UPSC EPFO 2018 Exam - Highest marks obtained by candidates in different categories

Category

Highest Marks

General

267.23

OBC

251.92

SC

268.47

ST

228.58

PH (OH)

118.28

PH (HI)

103.28

UPSC EPFO Minimum Qualifying Marks 2020

Under UPSC EPFO 2020 Exam, the category-wise minimum level of suitability in interviews, irrespective of whether the selection is made only by interview or by Recruitment Test followed by the interview, will be UR-50 marks, OBC-45 marks, SC/ST/PH-40 marks, out of the total marks of the interview being 100. The minimum level of suitability in case of RT shall be decided by the Commission on the case to case basis.

Also, when the selection is made by Recruitment Test (RT) followed by an interview, the candidate will have to achieve the minimum level of suitability in their respective category at both stages i.e. ‘Recruitment Test’ as well as ‘Interview’.

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