ESIC SSO Recruitment 2023: Exam Pattren, Syllabus, Vacancies

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    ESIC or Employees State Insurance Corporation was established in 1952 as a statutory body to provide social security and health insurance to Indian workers. It works under the Ministry Of Labour and Employment, and is governed by the rules and regulations stipulated in the ESI Act 1948. The Full Form of ESIC SSO is ESIC Social Security Officer. We shall see all important details related to ESIC SSO recruitment such as Notification, Salary, Syllabus, Exam Pattern, Exam Date, Eligibility, Vacancy, Application Fee, etc.

    ESIC SSO 2022 Recruitment Highlights

    Exam Name ESIC Social Security Officer Exam
    Conducting Body Employees State Insurance Corporation (ESIC)
    Application mode Online
    Vacancies 93
    Online Registration Dates 12th March to 12th April 2022
    ESIC SSO Salary Rs 44,900 – 1,42,400
    Number of Phases 3 (Preliminary Examination, Main Examination, Computer Skill Test & Descriptive Test)
    Official website
    Time Duration Preliminary Examination (60 minutes)

    Main Examination (2 hours)

    Computer Skill Test & Descriptive Test (30 minutes)

    ESIC SSO Notification 2022

    The official notification link of ESIC 2021 recruitment will be updated once it is released.

    ESIC SSO Online Registration Form  2022

    Employees’ State Insurance Corporation (ESIC) has started accepting online applications from eligible candidates for Social Security Officer/Manager Gr. II/Superintendent posts. The online registration link has been made available at from 12th March 2022 to 12th April 2022. The candidates can click on the below link and apply online for ESIC SSO Recruitment 2022.

    ESIC SSO Apply Online 2022 – Click to Apply

    ESIC SSO Eligibility Criteria

    Age Limit

    • Minimum Age – 21 years
    • Maximum Age – 27 years.

    Age Relaxation

    • Category
      • SC/ST – 5 years
      • OBC – 3 years
    • PwD
      • UR- 10 years
      • OBC – 13 years
      • SC/ST- 15 years
    • Ex-serviceman
      • UR – 3 years
      • OBC – 6 years
      • SC/ST – 8 years

    ESIC SSO Educational Qualifications & Experience

    Educational Qualifications

    • Degree from a recognized University.
    • Commerce/Law/Management graduates are preferred
    • Knowledge of Computer i.e.. use of Microsoft Office suite and databases.

    Desirable Experience – 3 years’ experience in a Government organization/Corporation/Government Undertaking/Scheduled Bank/Local Body.

    ESIC SSO Vacancy 2022

    Below are the ESIC SSO 2022 Vacancy details as notified in the 2022 notification.

    Category Vacancies
    General 43
    ST 9
    SC 8
    OBC 24
    EWS 09
    Total 93

    ESIC SSO Selection Process

    The SSO Selection Process consist of 3 stages, which the candidates will have to clear

    1. Prelims Examination
    2. Mains Examination
    3. Computer Skill Test & Descriptive Test


    ESIC SSO Exam Pattern 2022

    ESIC SSO Prelims Exam Pattern:

    Section No. of Questions Max.


    English Language 30 30 20 mins
    Reasoning Ability 35 35 20 mins
    Quantitative Aptitude 35 35 20 mins
    Total 100 100 60 mins

    ESIC SSO Mains Exam Pattern:

    Section No. of Questions Max. Marks Duration
    Reasoning/ Intelligence 40 60 35 mins
    General/ Economy/ Financial/ Insurance Awareness 40 40 20 mins
    English Language 30 40 30 mins
    Quantitative Aptitude 40 60 35 mins
    Total 150 200 120 mins

    Computer Skill Test & Descriptive Test Exam Pattern:

    A) Computer Skill Test

    Section Max . Marks Duration
    PowerPoint Preparation 10 30 mins
    Typing on Ms. Word with formatting 20
    Ms. Excel Preparation of table using Formulae 20
    Total 50

    B) Descriptive Test

    Section Max . Marks Duration
    Question on Letter Writing & Essay 50 30 mins

    ESIC SSO Salary

    After 7th pay commission, ESIC SSO salary increased to Rs 44,900/-, and it can reach upto a maximum of Rs 1,42,400/-. 

    Apart from the salary, a Social Security Officer (SSO) is also entitled to various allowances and benefits such as HRA, DA, TA, etc as decided by ESIC.

    ESIC SSO Syllabus 2022

    Prelims Syllabus

    Below is the in detail syllabus of SSO Prelims examination.

    Quantitative Aptitude Reasoning Ability English
    Ratio and Proportion Inequality Grammar
    Average Coding Decoding Vocabulary
    Time and Work Syllogism Error Spotting
    Speed, Distance and Time Machine Input Output Comprehension
    Mixture and Allegations Data Sufficiency Passage Making
    Stocks and Shares Circular Arrangement Jumble Words
    Percentage Linear Arrangement Fill in the Blanks
    Permutation and Combination Floor Puzzle Sentence Framing
    Algebra Scheduling
    Trigonometry Verbal Reasoning
    Data Interpretation Ordering and Ranking
    Mensuration Arrangement and Pattern
    Probability Blood Relations
    Set Theory Direction and Distance

    Mains Syllabus

    Below is the in detail syllabus of SSO Mains examination.

    Quantitative Aptitude English General Awareness Reasoning
    Time and Work Grammar Monetary Policies Puzzles
    Mensuration Vocabulary Banking & Financial Awareness Seating Arrangement – Circular, Square and Linear
    Average Reading Comprehension Economic Terms Data Sufficiency
    Speed, Distance and Time Passage Making Current Affairs Directions and Distance
    Mixture and Allegations Error Spotting Static GK Coding Decoding
    Permutation and Combination Jumble Words Financial & Economics News Blood Relations
    Probability Sentence Framing Government Schemes, Agreement & Deals Inequality
    Data Interpretation Fill in the Blanks Banking terms, rates, processes Syllogism
    Algebra National Institution Machine Input Output
    Relations Introduction to national financial institutions like RBI, SEBI, IRDA, FSDC etc. Verbal Reasoning
    Percentages Introduction to International organizations like IMF, World Bank, ADB, UN etc. Ordering and Ranking
    Set Theory Current affairs related to national and international issues of last 6 months Arrangement and Pattern
    Trigonometry Scheduling
    Stocks and Shares Distance and Direction

    ESIC SSO Application Fee 2022

    The online application fee is Rs 250 for SC/ST/PWD/Female/Departmental and Ex-Servicemen Candidate. For all other categories it is Rs 500. Any other charges will be borne by the candidate.

    Category Application Fee
    SC/ST/PWD/ Departmental Candidates, Female Candidates & Ex Servicemen Rs. 250/-*
    All other categories Rs. 500

    * This fee of Rs. 250/- shall be refunded duly deducting Bank Charges as applicable, on appearing of the candidate in the Part-I Written Examination.

    Note: Bank Transaction Charges will be borne by the candidate.


    ESIC SSO Recruitment 2022 Cut Off

    Employees’ State Insurance Corporation will be declaring the result as per ESIC SSO Cut Off which is prepared on the determining the number of candidates appearing in the exam, vacancy announced, and difficulty level of the exam. Have a look at the previous year ESIC SSO Cut Off marks from the below table for reference.

    ESIC SSO Cut Off 2018- Prelims
    Categories English Language Quantitative Aptitude Reasoning Ability Overall Cut Off
    UR 13.50 15.75 15.75 71.00
    OBC 12.00 14.00 14.00 66.25
    Ex. Servicemen 10.50 12.25 12.25 52.75
    PWD category A (VI) 9.00 10.50 10.50 59.50
    PWD category B (HI) 9.00 10.50 10.50 30.00
    PWD category C (LD) 9.00 10.50 10.50 56.50
    PWD category D & E 9.00 10.50 10.50 30.00
    SC 10.50 12.25 12.25 62.00



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