UPSC APFC Syllabus PDF Download: Check Exam Pattern

UPSC APFC Syllabus 2022 PDF Download – In this article, students will find the UPSC APFC Exam Syllabus PDF direct links, UPSC APFC Exam Pattern 2022, UPSC APFC Selection Process, and so on.

UPSC APFC Syllabus 2022 – Overview

Board NameUnion Public Service Commission (UPSC)
PostsAssistant Provident Fund Commissioners (APFC)
Job LocationAcross India

UPSC APFC Exam Pattern 2022

  • Total Question –
  • Total Marks – 100 Marks
  • Exam Duration – 120 Minutes
  • Language – English and Hindi
  • Mode of Exam – Objective Type
  • Negative Marking – Yes, 1/3rd mark for each wrong answer.
Section AGeneral English
Section BIndian Culture, Heritage and Freedom Movements, and Current Events
Population, Development, and Globalization
Governance and Constitution of India
Accounting and Auditing, Industrial Relations, Labor Laws, Insurance
Basic knowledge of Computer applications, General Science
Elementary Mathematics, Statistics, and General Mental Ability
Social Security in India
Present trends in the Indian Economy

UPSC APFC Syllabus 2022

Indian Culture

  • Gupta Empire.
  • Temple Architecture Styles.
  • Literature and Philosophy.
  • Stone Age.
  • The Harappan Civilization.
  • Mauryan Period.
  • Post- Mauryan Phase: The period of Shungas, Kanvas, and Satavahanas.
  • Kushana Empire.

General English

  • List of Synonyms and Antonyms
  • Idioms And Phrases
  • Spotting the Error
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Cloze Test
  • Rules For Tenses
  • Rules For Prepositions
  • List of Prepositions
  • Rules and List of Conjunctions
  • Active And Passive Voice Rules
  • List of One Word Substitutions
  • List of Homophones/Homonyms


  • Audit Committee Oversight of Internal Controls
  • Corporate Culture and Whistleblower Protections
  • Board Diversity
  • Board Oversight of Mission-Critical Risks
  • Environmental, Social, and Governance Oversight
  • Human Capital Management


  • Population changes
  • Population estimates and projections
  • Births and deaths
  • Mobility and migration
  • Population aging


  • Global dimming.
  • Human overpopulation.
  • Human trafficking.
  • Global issues (category)
  • Climate justice.
  • Economic inequality.
  • Fairtrade.
  • Forced migration.

Basic Computer Knowledge

  • Microsoft Outlook
  • The Internet
  • Workplace Productivity Tools
  • MS Project, Microsoft Publisher
  • MS Word, Microsoft OneNote
  • Microsoft Access
  • Introduction to Computer Science
  • Boolean Algebra
  • Computer Networks
  • Emerging Technologies and Web Publishing
  • PC Software and Office Automation
  • Database Management System
  • Data Structures
  • MS PowerPoint
  • MS Visio and MS Excel


  • Professional Ethics
  • Plain English Accounting
  • Business, Industry, and Government
  • Audit Quality
  • Fair Value Measurement
  • Financial Reporting
  • Tax
  • Personal Financial Planning
  • Firm Practice Management
  • Governmental Audit Quality
  • Employee Benefit Plan Audit Quality
  • Not for Profit
  • Forensic and Valuation Services
  • Information Technology

General Science

  • Electrochemistry
  • Analytical Chemistry and Instrumental methods
  • Poisons and Pesticides
  • Quantum Chemistry
  • Natural Products and Drugs
  • Nuclear Chemistry
  • Chemical Kinetics and Thermodynamics
  • Organic reaction mechanism and Stereochemistry
  • Organometallic compounds, Bioinorganic chemistry, and Polymers


  • Probability
  • Hypothesis tests and confidence intervals
  • Describing and displaying data
  • Linear regression and correlation
  • Experiments and sampling

Elementary Mathematics

  • Multiplication and Division.
  • Counting.
  • Counting Money.
  • Abacus.
  • LCM and GCD.
  • Fractions and Decimals.
  • Place Value & Face Value.
  • Addition and subtraction.

General Mental Ability

  • Sitting Arrangements
  • Mathematical Operations
  • Arithmetical Reasoning
  • Inserting the Missing Character
  • Number, Ranking, and Time Sequence Test
  • Eligibility Test
  • Analogy
  • Classification
  • Series
  • Coding-Decoding
  • Blood Relations
  • Direction Sense Test
  • Logical Venn Diagrams
  • Alphabet Test
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