APFC 2015 EXAM

Assistant Provident Fund Commissioners
in Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation (Vacancy No. 15065201720)

LAST DATE : 09 JULY 2015
FOR SUBMISSION OF ONLINE RECRUITMENT APPLICATION (ORA)
THROUGH ORA WEBSITE IS 23:59 HRS ON 09.07.2015.

EXAM PATTERN:
Step 1: Written exam objective type questions (100 marks)
(Step 1 Not declared by upsc at the time of notification. But it is expected.)
Step 2: Interview at UPSC (100 marks)

STUDY MATERIAL:
Available at Career Quest Institute, Delhi.
Dispatch will begin on 9 July 2015.
Charges for material in English are:
Written Test Study Material: Rs.5000 (Five thousand only)
Interview Study Material : Rs.2500
Written + Interview : Rs.7000
Interview coaching in Delhi : Rs.4500 (study material not included)
Career Quest contact no. 09990840999, 09811299811.

TOTAL VACANCY: 170
One hundred seventy Assistant Provident Fund Commissioners in Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation, Ministry of Labour & Employment (SC-24, ST-14, OBC-54 & UR-78). Of the one hundred seventy posts, eight posts are reserved for Physically Challenged Persons with disability. Of the eight posts reserved for Physically Challenged Persons with disability, five posts are reserved for Physically Challenged Persons with disability viz. Orthopaedically Handicapped/Locomotor Disability/Cerebral Palsy with Both Legs Affected but not Arms (BL) or One Leg Affected (Right or Left) (OL) or One Arm Affected (Right or Left) (OA) and remaining three posts are reserved for Physically Challenged Persons with disability viz. Hearing Impairment {Deaf (D) or Partially Deaf
(PD)}. The posts are also suitable for Physically Challenged Persons with disability viz. Orthopaedically Handicapped/Locomotor Disability/Cerebral Palsy with Both Legs Affected but not Arms (BL) or One Leg Affected (Right or Left) (OL) or One Arm Affected (Right or Left) (OA) OR Hearing Impairment {Deaf (D) or Partially Deaf (PD)} The posts are permanent.

Pay Scale: Rs.15,600 - 39,100 (PB-3) + Rs. 5,400 (Grade Pay) (T.E. Rs. 44,730/- Approx.) + TA and HRA as admissible. Group ‘A’, Non- Ministerial.

Age*: 35 yrs*.

QUALIFICATIONS:
ESSENTIAL: EDUCATIONAL: Degree of a recognized University or equivalent.
DESIRABLE: Diploma in Company Law/ Labour Laws / Public Administration.

DUTIES: Duties of Assistant Provident Fund Commissioner inter alia are to look after the work of Enforcement, Recovery, Accounts, Administration, Cash, Legal, Pension and Computer which includes the statutory and administrative functions like conducting inquiry; settlement of claims; general administration; maintenance of Cash Book/Reconciliation of Bank Statements; MIS
returns etc.

PROBATION: One year.

HQ: Liable to serve anywhere in India excluding
Jammu & Kashmir.

ANY OTHER CONDITIONS: i) Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation is a statutory body and service under it will not be treated as Govt. Service. ii) In respect of permanent Government Servant appointed as APFC, the EPFO can pay leave salary and pension contribution as admissible under the rules for two years if demand is made by the parent department for the same for maintaining lien. If
he/she ultimately chooses to go back to his/her parent department, the amount remitted is liable to be refunded to the organisation before the officer is relieved.

IMPORTANT
CLOSING DATE FOR SUBMISSION OF ONLINE RECRUITMENT APPLICATION (ORA)
THROUGH ORA WEBSITE IS 23:59 HRS ON 09.07.2015.

THE LAST DATE FOR PRINTING OF COMPLETELY SUBMITTED ONLINE
APPLICATION IS UPTO 23:59 HRS ON 10.07.2015.

DATE FOR DETERMINING THE ELIGIBILITY OF ALL CANDIDATES IN EVERY
RESPECT SHALL BE THE PRESCRIBED CLOSING DATE FOR SUBMISISON OF
ONLINE RECRUITMENT APPLICATION (ORA). THE APPLICANTS ARE ADVISED TO
FILL IN ALL THEIR PARTICULARS IN THE ONLINE RECRUITMENT APPLICATION
CAREFULLY AS SUBMISSION OF WRONG INFORMATION MAY LEAD TO REJECTION
THROUGH COMPUTER BASED SHORTLISTING APART FROM DEBARMENT BY THE
COMMISSION.

DATE FOR THE INTERVIEW ON WHICH THE SHORTLISTED CANDIDATE IS
REQUIRED TO BRING THE PRINTOUT OF HIS/HER ONLINE APPLICATION
ALONGWITH OTHER DOCUMENTS AT UPSC SHALL BE INTIMATED SEPARATELY.

NOTES:
a) Candidates are requested to apply only Online against this advertisement on the
Online Recruitment Application (ORA) website http://www.upsconline.nic.in and NOT write
to the Commission for Application forms. They are also requested to go through carefully
the details of posts and instructions displayed on Commission’s Website
http://www.upsc.gov.in as well as on the Online Recruitment Application (ORA) website
http://www.upsconline.nic.in.
b) *The age limit shown is the normal age limit and the age is relaxable for SC/ST
candidates upto 05 years and upto 03 years for OBC candidates in respect of vacancies
reserved for them. SC/ST/OBC Candidates have to produce a caste certificate in
prescribed proforma. For age concession applicable to other categories of applicants
please see relevant paras of the "Instructions and Additional Information to Candidates for
Recruitment by Selection". THE AGE IS ALSO RELAXABLE FOR EMPLOYEES OF THE
EMPLOYEES' PROVIDENT FUND ORGANISATION UPTO 05 YEARS.
c) A candidate will be eligible to get the benefit of community reservation only in case
the particular caste to which the candidates belong is included in the list of reserved
communities issued by the Central Government. If a candidate indicates in his/her
application form that he/she belongs to SC/ST/OBC/General category but subsequently
writes to the Commission to change his/her category, such request shall not be entertained
by the Commission.
d) So far as Physically Handicapped (PH) Persons or Persons with disabilities are
concerned, persons suffering from not less than 40% of relevant disability shall alone be
eligible for the benefit of reservation and other relaxations as permissible under the rules.
Thus, Physically Handicapped (PH) persons can avail benefit of :
i) Reservation and other Concessions & Relaxations as permissible under the rules
only when degree of physical disability is 40% or more and the posts are reserved for PH
candidates.
ii) Other Concessions & Relaxations as permissible under the rules only when degree
of physical disability is 40% or more and the posts are suitable for PH candidates.
INSTRUCTIONS AND ADDITIONAL INFORMATION TO CANDIDATES FOR
RECRUITMENT BY SELECTION
1. CITIZENSHIP:
A Candidate must be either:
(a) a citizen of India, or
(b) a subject of Nepal, or
(c) a subject of Bhutan, or
(d) a Tibetan refugee who came over to India before 1st January, 1962 with the
intention of permanently settling in India, or
(e) a person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka or
East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania(formerly
Tanganyika and Zanzibar), Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the
intention of permanently settling in India. Provided that a candidate belonging to
categories (b), (c), (d) and (e) above shall be a person in whose favour a certificate of
eligibility has been issued by the Government of India.
NOTE The application of a candidate in whose case a certificate of eligibility is
necessary, may be considered by the Commission and, if recommended for
appointment, the candidate may also be provisionally appointed subject to the
necessary certificate being issued in his favour by the Government of India.
2. AGE LIMITS: The age limit for the post has been given in the advertisement.
For certain age concessions admissible to various categories please go through the
instruction regarding Concessions & Relaxations.
3. MINIMUM ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS: All applicants must fulfill the
essential requirements of the post and other conditions stipulated in the advertisement.
They are advised to satisfy themselves before applying that they possess at least the
essential qualifications laid down for various posts. No enquiry asking for advice as to
eligibility will be entertained.
NOTE-I: The prescribed essential qualifications are the minimum and the mere
possession of the same does not entitle candidates to be called for interview.
NOTE-II: IN THE EVENT OF NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS BEING LARGE,
COMMISSION WILL ADOPT SHORT LISTING CRITERIA TO RESTRICT THE
NUMBER OF CANDIDATES TO BE CALLED FOR INTERVIEW TO A REASONABLE
NUMBER BY ANY OR MORE OF THE FOLLOWING METHODS:
(a) “On the basis of Desirable Qualification (DQ) or any one or all of the DQs if more than
one DQ is prescribed”
(b) On the basis of higher educational qualifications than the minimum
prescribed in the advertisement
(c) On the basis of higher experience in the relevant field than the minimum prescribed in
the advertisement
(d) By counting experience before or after the acquisition of essential qualifications
(e) By holding a Recruitment Test.
THE CANDIDATE SHOULD, THEREFORE, MENTION ALL HIS/HER
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE IN THE RELEVANT FIELD OVER AND
ABOVE THE MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS.
NOTE-III:-
IMPORTANT
(i) 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
interview, will be UR-50 marks, OBC-45 marks, SC/ST/PH-40 marks, out of the total
marks of interview being 100.
(ii) In cases where selection is made by Recruitment Test (RT) followed by interview,
the candidate will have to achieve minimum level of suitability in their respective
category at both stages i.e. ‘Recruitment Test’ as well as ‘Interview’. The minimum
level of suitability in case of RT shall be decided by the Commission on case to
case basis.
4. APPLICATION FEE:
(a) Candidates are required to pay a fee of Rs. 25/- (Rupees Twenty five) only
either by remitting the money in any branch of the SBI by cash or by using net banking
facility of the SBI or by using visa/master credit/debit card.
(b) No fee for SC/ST/PH/Women candidates of any community. No "fee exemption"
is available to OBC male candidates and they are required to pay the full prescribed fee.
(c) Applications without the prescribed fee would not be considered and summarily
rejected. No representation against such rejection would be entertained.
(d) Fee once paid shall not be refunded under any circumstance nor can the
fee be held in reserve for any other examination or selection.
5. CONCESSIONS & RELAXATIONS:
(a) The upper age limit in case of Ex-Servicemen and Commissioned
Officers including ECOs/SSCOs shall be relaxed by five years subject to the condition
that on the closing date for receipt of applications the continuous service rendered in the
Armed Forces by an Ex-Serviceman is not less than six months after attestation. This
relaxation is also available to ECOs/SSCOs who have completed their initial period of
assignment of five years of Military Service and whose assignment has been extended
beyond five years as on closing date and in whose case the Ministry of Defence issues
certificates that they will be released within 3 months on selection from the date of
receipt of offer of appointment. Candidates claiming age relaxation under this para would
be required to produce a certificate in the prescribed proforma to the Commission.
NOTE: Ex Servicemen who have already secured regular employment under the Central
Govt. in a Civil Post are permitted the benefit of age relaxation as admissible for Ex-
Servicemen for securing another employment in any higher post or service under the
Central Govt. However, such candidates will not be eligible for the benefit of reservation,
if any for Ex-Servicemen in Central Govt. jobs.
(b) In order to qualify for the concession under (a) above, candidates
concerned would be required to produce a certificate that they have been released from
the Defence Forces. The certificate for Ex-Servicemen and Commissioned Officers
including ECOs/SSCOs should be signed by the appropriate authorities specified below
and should also specify the period of service in the Defence Forces:-
(i) In case of Commissioned Officers including ECOs/SSCOs:
Army: Directorate of Personnel Service, Army Headquarters, New Delhi.
Navy: Directorate of Personnel Services Naval Headquarters, New Delhi.
Air Force: Directorate of Personnel Services, Air Headquarters, New Delhi.
(ii) In case of JCOs/ORs and equivalent of the Navy and Air Forces:
Army: By various Regimental Record Offices.
Navy: Naval Records, Bombay
Air Force: Air Force Records, New Delhi.
(c) Age relaxation for Central Government employees:
The upper age limit is relaxable for Central/U.T. Govt. Servants up to 5 years as per
instructions issued by the Govt. of India from time to time. (10 years for persons
belonging to Scheduled Castes/Scheduled Tribes and 8 years for persons belonging to
other Backward Classes in respect of the posts reserved for them) in accordance with
the instructions or orders issued by the Government of India. A candidate claiming to
belong to the category of Central Government servant and thus seeking age relaxation
under this para would be required to produce a Certificate in the prescribed proforma
issued after the date of advertisement from his/her Employer on the Office letter head
to the effect that he/she is a regularly appointed Central Government Servant and not on
casual/adhoc/daily wages/hourly paid/contract basis employee.
The age relaxation will be admissible to such of the Government servants as are working
in posts which are in the same line or allied cadres and where a relationship could be
established that the service already rendered in a particular post will be useful for the
efficient discharge of the duties of the post(s) recruitment to which has been advertised.
Decision in this regard will rest with the Commission.
(d) Age relaxation to persons who had ordinarily been domiciled in the State of
J&K during the period from 1st January, 1980 to 31st December, 1989:
The relaxation in upper age limit of 5 years shall be admissible to all persons who had
ordinarily been domiciled in the State of J&K during the period from 1st January, 1980 to
31st December, 1989. The persons claiming relaxation under this sub-para would be
required to produce a certificate to this effect from the District Magistrate within whose
jurisdiction they had ordinarily resided or from any other authority designated in this
behalf by the Government of Jammu and Kashmir. This relaxation shall remain in force
upto 31.12.2015.
(f) Age relaxation to Physically Handicapped (PH) persons:
Age relaxation of 10 years is allowed (total 15 years for SCs/STs and 13 years for OBCs
in respect of the posts reserved for them) to blind, deaf-mute and orthopedically
handicapped persons for appointment to Group ‘A’ and Group ‘B’ posts/services. The
persons claiming age relaxation under this sub-para would be required to produce a
certificate in prescribed proforma in support of their claims clearly indicating that the
degree of physical disability is 40% or more. In any case, the appointment of these
candidates will be subject to their being found medically fit in accordance with the
standards of medical fitness as prescribed by the Government for each individual Group
‘A’ and Group ‘B’ posts to be filled by Direct Recruitment by Selection.
6.(A) HOW TO APPLY:
i) Candidates must apply online through the website http://www.upsconline.nic.in.
Applications received through any other mode would not be accepted and summarily
rejected.
ii) IMPORTANT : CANDIDATES ARE ADVISED TO FILL THEIR CORRECT AND
ACTIVE E-MAIL ADDRESSES IN THE ONLINE APPLICATION AS ALL
CORRESPONDENCE WILL BE MADE BY THE COMMSSION THROUGH E-MAIL
ONLY. INTERVIEW SCHEDULE AND REQUIREMENTS WITH REGARD TO COPIES
OF CERTIFCATES TO BE SUBMITTED IN RESPECT OF CLAIMS MADE IN THE
ONLINE APPLICATION WILL BE E-MAILED IN DUE COURSE TO THE CANDIDATES
IN THEIR REGISTERED E-MAIL ID AND WILL ALSO BE POSTED ON THE WEBSITE
OF THE COMMISSION.
iii) Candidates who wish to apply for more than one post should apply separately for
each post and pay the fee for each post in the prescribed manner.
iv) After submitting the Online Recruitment Application (ORA), the candidates are
required to take out a print out of the finally submitted Online Recruitment Application.
v) Candidates are not required to submit to the Commission either by post or
by hand the printouts of their online applications or any other document. They will
be required to bring along with them the printouts of their online applications and
the documents mentioned in para 7 below if called for interview.
vi) The applicants are advised to submit only single Online Recruitment Application
for each post; however, if somehow, if he/she submits multiple Online Recruitment
Applications for one post, then he/she must ensure that Online Recruitment Application
with the higher "Application Number" is complete in all respects including fee. The
applicants, who submit multiple Online Recruitment Applications, should note that only
the Online Recruitment Application with higher "Application Number" shall be entertained
by the Commission and fee paid against one "Application Number" shall not be adjusted
against any other "Application Number".
vii) The candidates are advised to submit the Online Recruitment Application well in
advance without waiting for the closing date.
6 (B) Candidates shortlisted for interview on the basis of the information
provided in the online applications submitted by them will be required to send self
attested copies of documents/relevant certificates in support of the claims made
in the application as and when demanded by the Commission.
“WARNING”:
CANDIDATES WILL BE SHORT-LISTED FOR INTERVIEW ON THE BASIS OF THE
INFORMATION PROVIDED BY THEM IN THEIR ONLINE APPLICATIONS, THEY
MUST ENSURE THAT SUCH INFORMATION IS TRUE. IF AT ANY SUBSEQUENT
STAGE OR AT THE TIME OF INTERVIEW ANY INOFRMATION GIVEN BY THEM OR
ANY CLAIM MADE BY THEM IN THEIR ONLINE, APPLICATIONS IS FOUND TO BE
FALSE, THEIR CANDIDATURE WILL BE LIABLE TO BE REJECTD AND THEY MAY
ALSO BE DEBARRED EITHER PERMANENTLY OR FOR A SPECIFIED PERIOD BY
THE :
• COMMISSION FROM ANY EXAMINATION OR SELECTION HELD BY THEM.
• CENTRAL GOVERNMENT FROM ANY EMPLOYMENT UNDER THEM.
7. DOCUMENTS/ CERTIFICATES TO BE PRODUCED AT THE TIME OF
INTERVIEW.
The printout of the online application and the following Original Documents/
Certificates along with self attested copies and other items specified in the
Summon Letter for interview are to be produced at the time of interview, failing
which the candidate would not be allowed to appear in the Interview in which case
such candidate will not be entitled to receive the Commission’s contribution
towards travelling expenses:-
a) Matriculation/10th Standard or equivalent certificate indicating date of birth, or
mark sheet of Matriculation/10th Standard or equivalent issued by Central/State Board
indicating Date of Birth in support of their claim of age. Where date of birth is not
available in certificate/mark sheets, issued by concerned Educational Boards, School
leaving certificate indicating Date of Birth will be considered (in case of Tamil Nadu &
Kerala).
b) Degree/Diploma certificate along with marksheets pertaining to all the academic
years as proof of educational qualification claimed. In the absence of Degree/Diploma
certificate, provisional certificate along with mark sheets pertaining to all the academic
years will be accepted.
c) Order/ letter in respect of equivalent Educational Qualifications claimed, indicating
the Authority (with number and date) under which it has been so treated, in respect of
equivalent clause in Essential Qualifications, if a candidate is claiming a particular
qualification as equivalent qualification as per the requirement of advertisement.
d) Certificate(s) in the prescribed proforma from the Head(s) of
Organization(s)/Department(s) for the entire experience claimed, clearly mentioning the
duration of employment (date, month & year) indicating the basic pay and consolidated
pay. The certificate(s) should also mention the nature of duties performed/experience
obtained in the post(s) with duration(s). Experience Certificate should be issued in
prescribed format relevant to the post. Experience certificate not in prescribed proforma
but containing all the details as mentioned above would be considered on merits by the
Commission.
e) Caste certificate by candidate seeking reservation as SC/ ST/ OBC, in the
prescribed proforma from the competent authority indicating clearly the candidate’s
Caste, the Act/ Order under which the Caste is recognized as SC/ ST/ OBC and the
village/ town the candidate is ordinarily a resident of.
f) A declaration in the prescribed format by candidate seeking reservation as OBC,
that he/she does not belong to the creamy layer on the crucial date, in addition to the
community certificate (OBC). Unless specified otherwise, the prescribed closing date for
receipt of Online Recruitment Application for the post is to be treated as crucial date.
g) Physically Handicapped certificate in prescribed proforma issued by the
competent authority by Physically Handicapped persons eligible for appointment to the
post on the basis of prescribed standards of Medical Fitness. The Competent Authority
to issue Physically Handicapped certificate shall be a Medical Board duly constituted by
the Central or a State Government. The Central/ State Government may constitute
Medical Board(s) consisting of at least three members out of which at least one shall be
a specialist in the particular field for assessing Locomotor/ Cerebral / Visual / Hearing
disability, as the case may be.
h) A candidate who claims change in name after matriculation on marriage or
remarriage or divorce etc. the following documents shall be submitted:-
i) In case of marriage of women - Photocopy of Husband’s passport
showing names of spouses or an attested copy of marriage certificate issued by the
Registrar of Marriage or an Affidavit from husband and wife along with a joint
photograph duly sworn before the Oath Commissioner;
ii) In case of re-marriage of women - Divorce Deed/Death certificate as the
case may be in respect of first spouse; and photocopy of present husband’s passport
showing names of spouse or an attested copy of marriage certificate issued by the
Registrar of Marriage or an Affidavit from the husband and wife along with joint
photograph duly sworn before the Oath Commissioner
iii) In case of divorce of women - Certified copy of Divorce Decree and Deed
Poll/Affidavit duly sworn before the Oath Commissioner.
iv) In other circumstances for change of name for both male and female -
Deed Poll/Affidavit duly sworn before the Oath Commissioner and paper cuttings of two
leading daily newspaper in original (One daily newspaper should be of the area of
applicants permanent and present address or nearby area) and Gazette Notification.
i) Certificate/ Document in respect of Age relaxation for:
i) Ex-Servicemen and Commissioned Officers including ECOs/SSCOs in prescribed
proforma from competent authority.
ii) Central/UT Government Employees/Servants in prescribed proforma from
competent authority issued after the date of advertisement.
iii) Meritorious Sports persons in prescribed proforma from competent authority.
iv) Widows/Divorced Women/Women Judicially separated from Husbands.
v) Persons who had ordinarily been domiciled in the State of J & K during the period
from 1st January, 1980 to 31st December, 1989.
vi) Persons seeking age relaxation under special provision/ order.
j) Persons already in Regular Government service, whether in permanent or
temporary capacity other than casual/adhoc/daily wages/hourly paid/contract basis are
however required to submit a declaration that they have informed in writing to their Head
of Office/Department that they have applied for the selection.
k) Certificate(s) in respect of claim regarding Professional Registration, Language,
Publications, NET, GATE, Conference, Internship.
l) Documentary support for any other claim(s) made.
NOTE I: Date of birth mentioned in Online Recruitment Application is final. No
subsequent request for change of date of birth will be considered or granted.
NOTE II: The period of experience rendered by a candidate on part time basis, daily
wages, visiting/ guest faculty will not be counted while calculating the valid experience
for short listing the candidates for interview.
NOTE III: If any document/ certificate furnished is in a language other than Hindi or
English, a transcript of the same duly attested by a Gazetted officer or notary is to be
submitted.
8. ACTION AGAINST CANDIDATES FOUND GUILTY OF MISCONDUCT:
Candidates are warned that they should not furnish any particulars that are false or
suppress any material information in filling up the application form. Candidates are also
warned that they should in no case correct or alter or otherwise tamper with any entry in
a document or its attested/certified copy submitted by them nor should they submit a
tampered/fabricated document. If there is any inaccuracy or any discrepancy between
two or more such documents or their attested/certified copies, an explanation regarding
this discrepancy should be submitted.
A candidate who is or has been declared by the Commission to be guilty of:
a) obtaining support of his/her candidature by any means, or
b) impersonating, or
c) procuring impersonation by any person , or
d) submitting fabricated documents or documents which have been tampered with,
or
e) making statements which are incorrect or false or suppressing material
information, or
f) resorting to any other irregular or improper means in connection with his/her
candidature for the selection, or
g) using unfair means during the test, or
h) writing irrelevant matter including obscene language or pornographic matter, in
the script(s) , or
i) misbehaving in any other manner in the examination hall, or
j) harassing or doing bodily harm to the staff employed by the Commission for the
conduct of their test, or
k) bringing mobile phone/Communication device in the examination Hall/Interview
room.
l) attempting to commit or, as the case may be, abetting the Commission of all or
any of the acts specified in the foregoing clauses may, in addition to rendering
himself/herself liable to criminal prosecution, be liable:
i) to be disqualified by the Commission from selection for which he/she is a
candidate, and/or
ii) to be debarred either permanently or for a specified period:-
• by the Commission from any examination or selection held by them
• by the Central Government from any employment under them, and
iii) if he/she is already in service under Government to disciplinary action under the
appropriate rules.
9. OTHER INFORMATION/INSTRUCTIONS:
a) All candidates whether in Government service or in Government owned industrial
or other similar organizations or in private employment should submit their applications
online directly to the Commission. Persons already in Regular Government service,
whether in permanent or temporary capacity other than casual/adhoc/daily wages/hourly
paid/contract basis are however required to submit a declaration that they have informed
in writing to their Head of Office/Department that they have applied for the selection.
b) The date for determining the eligibility of all candidates in every respect shall be
the closing date for submitting the Online Recruitment Application on the website
http://www.upsconline.nic.in.
c) In respect of equivalent clause in Essential Qualifications, if a candidate is
claiming a particular qualification as equivalent qualification as per the requirement of
advertisement, then the candidate is required to produce order/letter in this regard,
indicating the Authority (with number and date) under which it has been so treated
otherwise the Online Recruitment Application is liable to be rejected.
d) Candidates must, if required, attend a personal interview at such place, as may be
fixed by the Commission. The Commission do not defray the traveling or other expenses
of candidates summoned for interview. They, however, contribute towards those
expenses at a rate corresponding to the amount of the Second Class Mail railway fare by
the shortest route to the place of interview from the Railway Station nearest to the
normal place of residence of the candidate or from which he actually performs the
journey, whichever, is nearer to the place of interview, and back to the same station or
the amount of Railway fare actually incurred by the candidate whichever is less. Details
of this will be furnished when they are called for interview.
e) Commission’s contribution towards the traveling expenses in respect of those
candidates who are interviewed at Delhi will be paid on the spot on the date of interview
itself provided they fulfill all the conditions. In respect of those candidates who have been
called to be present at interviews at places other than Delhi, the same will be sent by
Money Order later on.
f) The Summoning of candidates for interview convey no assurance whatsoever that
they will be selected. Appointment orders to selected candidates will be issued by the
Government.
g) Candidates must be in sound bodily health. They must, if selected be prepared to
undergo such medical examination and satisfy such medical authority as Government
may require.
h) Candidates will be informed of the final result in due course through UPSC
website/ Employment News and any interim enquiries about the result are therefore,
unnecessary and will not be attended to. The Commission do not enter into
correspondence with the candidates about reasons for their non selection for
interview/appointment.
i) The Commission may grant higher initial pay to candidates adjudged meritorious
in the interview.
j) Canvassing in any form will disqualify a candidate.
IMPORTANT
MOBILE PHONES ARE BANNED IN THE CAMPUS OF UPSC EXAMINATION/
INTERVIEW HALL
a) Government strives to have work force which reflects gender balance and women
candidates are encouraged to apply.
b) In case of any guidance/information/clarification regarding their applications,
candidature etc. candidates can contact UPSC’s Facilitation Counter near gate ‘C’ of its
campus in person or over Telephone No. 011-23385271/011-23381125/011-23098543
on working days between 10.00 hrs and 17.00 hrs.

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UNION PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION ADVERTISED 253 POSTS OF ASSISTANT PROVIDENT FUND COMMISSIONER IN EMPLOYEES’ PROVIDENT FUND RGANISATION VIDE   SPECIAL ADVERTISEMENT NO. 51/2012   ITEM No.03 (Vacancy No. 12045103714) DATED 14.04.2012.    

OUT OF 253 POSTS, THE RESULT OF 07 POSTS IS WITHHELD DUE TO COURT CASES. THEREFORE, THE FOLLOWING  246 CANDIDATES HAVE BEEN RECOMMENDED FOR APPOINTMENT TO THE POST OF ASSISTANT PROVIDENT FUND COMMISSIONER IN EMPLOYEES’ PROVIDENT FUND ORGANISATION, MINISTRY OF LABOUR AND EMPLOYMENT ON THE BASIS OF THE RESULT OF THE WRITTEN TEST HELD BY THE UNION PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION ON 23 HELD FROM 17TH JUNE TO 05TH RD
 SEPTEMBER, 2012 AND INTERVIEW JULY,  2013:- 

S.No.  Roll No. Name 
1  004462 AJAY MISHRA
2  044449 HRIDAY G S
3  000790 ABHIJEET
4  001716 ABHISHEK BHARADWAJ 
5  165338 HARISH YADAV
6  126176 SUSHANT KANDWAL
7  112453 SHARIQUE TANWIR
8  038721 GAGANPREET S TIWANA 
9  105252 SANJAY KUMAR RAI
10  136081 VINIT KUMAR UPADHYAY 
11  277903 RAVI MEENA
12  032474 DEEPAK
13  092977 RAM ANAND
14  191221 PRASHANT VERMA
15  146439 ANAND MANISH
16  001846 ABHISHEK GUPTA
17  160708 DHEERAJ
18  053817 KUMAR KUNAL THAKUR 
19  163464 GAUTAM KUMAR
20  072364 NISHANT YADAV
21  000761 ABHAYA NAND TIWARI 
22  112614 SHASHANK RAIZADA
23  093140 RAM KRISHNA TRIPATHI 
24  001844 ABHISHEK GUPTA
25  080985 PRANIT JOSHI
26  165271 HARIOM JAISWAL
27  126783 SUYASH PANDEY
28  111620 SHALABH DUBEY
29  085392 PRIYANKA SINGH
30  204158 RITESH SAINI
31  021060 ASHISH DAHIYA
32  162042 DIPANKAR GOGOI
33  096963 RAVITHEJA KUMARREDDY C 
34  073058 NITIN SINGH
35  075891 PARIPURAN NATH
36  104243 SANDEEP SINGH NEGI
37  113931 SHIKHAR SHARMA
38  125725 SURENDRA V AZAD
39  005271 AJENDRA KUMAR TRIPATHI 
40  004870 AJAY KUMAR SINGH
41  189583 PRABHU DUTTA PRUSTY 
42  022164 ASHISH KUMAR TRIPATHI 
43  104534 SANEEL KUMAR
44  029219 BRAJESH KUMAR
45  109526 SAURABH KUMAR
46  046104 JASVIR
47  151759 ASHOK KUMAR
48  164788 GYANENDRA KUMAR KANAUJIA 
49  111005 SHAILENDRA SINGH
50  125882 SURJEET CHOUDHARY 
51  094840 RANVEER KUMAR SINGH 
52  125885 SURJEET KUMAR
53  103282 SANDEEP AHUJA
54  073226 NITISH AGGARWALA
55  225493 VIJAY GAUTAM
56  120416 SUBANDHU KUMAR
57  141314 ADITI BALASAHEB WALUNJ 
58  119756 SPONDAN JOSHI
59  093857 RAMESH KUMAR GOLLAPUDI 
60  112717 SHASHANK KUMAR PANDEY 
61  043930 HIMANSHU JAIN
62  109816 SAURABH TRIPATHI
63  014920 ANKIT SONI
64  045680 JAI SHANKAR PRASAD
65  002353 ABHISHEK RANJAN
66  028378 BINDU BHUSHAN
67  011852 AMROZ SINGH UPPAL
68  050557 KAUSHAL SINGH
69  166616 ISHA
70  130575 UTKARSH JEET SINGH
71  009274 AMIT NAIN
72  138995 YASHOWARDHAN SRIVASTAVA 
73  198410 RAKESH NAYAK
74  133576 VIKAS ANAND
75  057675 MANAVPREET SINGH
76  039835 GAURAV SRIVASTAVA
77  053556 KUMAR PUNIT
78  101780 SACHIN T SHETTY
79  022628 ASHUTOSH
80  176587 MANISH KUMAR THAKUR 
81  182967 NARENDER SINGH
82  014958 ANKIT TRIPATHI
83  249877 NIKHEELCHANDRA ANIL ZODE 
84  190468 PRAKASH NARAYAN SINGH 
85  004313 AJAY BHARAT
86  103834 SANDEEP KUMAR
87  115378 SHOBHIT SINGHAL
88  220134 SUNIL KUMAR
89  099525 ROHIT KHARE
90  014510 ANJU RANI
91  001002 ABHIJIT SHUBHARAM SHETTY 
92  005460 AJIT KUMAR MISHRA
93  015500 ANKUR SHARMA
94  015606 ANKUR P GUPTA
95  050463 KASHI PRASAD PANDEY 
96  008495 AMIT ATHALEY
97  123252 SUMEET SINGH
98  025685 BACHIREDDY MAREDDY 
99  176564 MANISH KUMAR SINGH 
100  145844 AMIT KUNAL
101  077051 PAWAN KUMAR SINGH 
102  280358 TJOHN JUGLI
103  109514 SAURABH KUMAR
104  136784 VIRAT MAJBOOR
105  173863 LALIT NARAYAN SINGH 
106  039651 GAURAV PURI
107  119887 SREEJITH P R
108  259094 SAKSHI
109  015353 ANKUR DALAL
110  110236 SAYAK DAS
111  014548 ANKESH SRIVASTAVA
112  148471 ANOOP KATIYAR
113  164889 HANSRAJ ROY
114  048736 KAILASH CHANDRA JOSHI 
115  216299 SIVASHANMUGAMS
116  098686 RITESH PAWA
117  113178 SHASHWAT SHUKLA
118  226466 VIKAS YADAV
119  076900 PAWAN KUMAR BANSAL 
120  152398 ASHVANI KUMAR
121  149025 ANUPAM KUMAR
122  187150 PANKAJ KUMAR
123  210357 SARITA YADAV
124  130918 VAIBHAV SINGH
125  198960 RAKESH S SEKHAR
126  055757 LOKESH GUPTA
127  102808 SAMEER KUMAR
128  068096 NAVEEN KUMAR SANGWAN 
129  047175 JITENDER SINGH
130  020411 ARVIND NASHIER
131  139260 YOGENDRA SINGH SHEKHAWAT 
132  196731 RAJESH CHANDRA BODDEDA 
133  058492 MANISH MANI
134  142393 AJAY SINGH CHOUDHARY 
135  061199 MAYANK BANSAL
136  101546 SACHIN SAURAV
137  095535 RAUSHAN KASHYAP
138  247531 MARTAND SINGH CHANDRAWAL
139  200831 RANDHIR KUMAR
140  092745 RAKESH KUMAR SINHA 
141  202373 RAVI YADAV
142  246718 MANISH KUMAR HALDONY 
143  191771 PRAVEEN VERMA
144  168796 JOGENDER SINGH
145  222926 TEJ PRATAPSINGH YADAV 
146  195575 RAJEEV KUMAR
147  275988 NIKUNJ MEENA
148  199990 RAMANDEEP SINGH
149  153450 AWDHESH KUMAR YADAV 
150  257794 RAVINDRA VAROON
151  261289 SATISH KUMAR
152  209039 SANTOSH JAISWAL
153  181898 MUKESH SINGH RAWAT 
154  165690 HEMANT KUMAR
155  228783 VISHNU KANT
156  277156 RAJARSHI CHAKMA
157  246632 MANISH NAIYYER
158  106380 SANTNAVNEET KUMAR RANA 
159  258332 RITUSHRI MESHRAM
160  270956 B RAHUL KUMAR
161  158620 DEEPAK JAISWAL
162  155340 BIJAYANT KUMAR
163  208161 SANJAY SINGH GURJAR 
164  274884 MANISH JORWAL
165  157813 CHETAN YADAV
166  272520 GHANSHYAM MEENA
167  219340 SUMER RATNOO
168  009944 AMIT KUMAR BAJPAI
169  237107 BRIJ MOHAN SINGH
170  201950 RAUSHAN KUMAR
171  187392 PANKAJ YADAV
172  278205 ROHITASHWA KUMAR MEENA 
173  212279 SHADAKSHARA GOPALA REDDY 
174  209255 SANTOSH KUMAR
175  200231 RAMESH KUMAR
176  212377 SHAHID KAMAL ANSARI 
177  152892 ATUL VIJAY KOTKAR
178  186584 OM PRAKASH SINGH
179  185263 NIRAJ KUMAR RAY
180  150018 ARUN KUMAR
181  016805 ANUJ KUMAR SINGH
182  174462 M VIGNESHWARAN
183  249617 NEERAJ SINGH
184  207541 SANJAY KUMAR
185  169278 K SISUBALAN
186  212465 SHAILABH KUMAR SAHU 
187  263742 SRIKANTH GHANASHAM PHULPAGAR
188  262262 SHASHI KUMAR
189  169061 JYOTI MANI
190  149559 ARCHANA JANU
191  257343 RAVI KISHORE
192  218032 SUBRATA BHAUMIK
193  235734 AZHAHIYA MANAVALAN S 
194  182366 NADEEM AHMED
195  183340 NARESH PRASAD SINGH 
196  204207 RITESH KUMAR SONI
197  268839 VINOD KUMAR SINGH 
198  232521 AMRISH KUMAR
199  165923 HIMANSHU
200  173898 LALITESH SINGH NAYAK 
201  187382 PANKAJ VERMA
202  162475 DUSHYANT KUMAR
203  212734 SHAILESH KUMAR
204  268046 VIJAYANAND M
205  195570 RAJEEV KUMAR
206  154961 BHOGENDRA PRASAD
207  270290 AMITABH
208  143710 ALOK KUMAR
209  271233 BHARAT RAM DEVAJEE 
210  236166 BEER SINGH
211  280381 TRILOCHAN PRASAD BARIHA 
212  243534 KAMBLE SATWATSING GOPAL 
213  273858 KESANG NAMTHAK TENZING 
214  232161 AMIT KEWALRAM MESHRAM 
215  263108 SIDDHARTHA
216  235719 AYUSH GAUTAM
217  230249 AAKASH SONKER
218  273694 KAMLALBEL NEITHAM 
219  264780 SUMIT KUMAR GROVER 
220  241871 INDERJIT SINGH
221  272980 HIMANSHU MARTOLIA 
222  240045 EBIN VISWANATH V
223  279718 SUNDEEP CEASOR TOPPO 
224  257305 RAVI ANAND
225  247876 MITESH EKNATH RAJMANE 
226  267628 VENKATESWARLU KALUVAI 

227  280554 VASUNDHRA
228  245190 KUSHAGRA SAGAR
229  261410 SATYA VARDHAN GAUTAM 
230  264081 SUDARSHAN SHAMRAO BHALADHARE
231  248668 N CHAITANYA
232  279176 SHISHIR KUMAR MEENA 
233  260662 SANTOSH KUMAR
234  267604 VENKATA SUBBAIAH KOMMERA 
235  237962 DASARATHI NAG
236  238771 DEVENDRA SONTAKE
237  243817 KAPIL KUMAR VERMA 
238  248263 MRUGESH MAHADEO GHARDE 
239  273642 KAMAL KISHORE
240  277810 RANGAPRASAD NAIK BANAVATH 
241  044845 INDRANEEL GHOSH
242  205572 SACHIN MAHADEO BORATE 
243  034855 DGK PAAVANEE
244  194535 RAHUL VARMA
245  218495 SUDHIR KUMAR JAISWAL 
246  091173 RAJIV NAYAN
 UNION  PUBLIC SERVICE  COMMISSION
  
   NEW DELHI-110069;  the  16th, AUGUST, 2013

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Board Chairman: Alka Sirohi Madam
Candidate Background: Electronics & Communication BTech.
Job: Working with SBI as a PO

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2. what is the most unique feature of Indian constitution
3. article 17
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6. what is the angle between them?
7. what are diamond, ruby and emerald are made up of?
8. what is the chemical name of ruby?

Member 1:
1. what is the basis for organization of states in India?( this question based on candidate's Andhra background which is the first state to be formed on linguistic lines)
2. which committee recommended that?
3. then y still there r demands for new states?
4. can we emulate American model of organizing states(based on geography) and its implications
5.what is the problem with Nagaland insurgency? why is their demand?

Member 2:
1. who invented Google
2. expand HTML
3. expand HTTP and FTP and what is the difference between them
4. what is CACP (w.r.t agriculture)
5. for how many crops will it announce MSP?
6.what is the difference between SAP and EBP?
7.what is PSS (w.r.t agriculture.. I thought he asked PSS instead of PDS)

Member 3:
1. what are negotiable instruments/
2. what is core banking?
3. what is diffence between mergers, acquisitions and takeovers
4. why SBI is trying to merge its subsidiaries
5. under what section in CrPC dishonor of a cheque is criminal offence?
6. which act provides for the above section.

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