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 Recruitment Highlights
|Exam Name||ESIC Social Security Officer Exam|
|Conducting Body||Employees State Insurance Corporation (ESIC)|
|Number of Phases||3 (Preliminary Examination, Main Examination, Computer Skill Test & Descriptive Test)|
|Time Duration||Preliminary Examination (60 minutes)
Main Examination (2 hours)
Computer Skill Test & Descriptive Test (30 minutes)
ESIC SSO Notification 2021
The official notification link of ESIC 2021 recruitment will be updated once it is released.
ESIC SSO Eligibility Criteria
- Minimum Age – 21 years
- Maximum Age – 27 years.
- SC/ST – 5 years
- OBC – 3 years
- UR- 10 years
- OBC – 13 years
- SC/ST- 15 years
- UR – 3 years
- OBC – 6 years
- SC/ST – 8 years
ESIC SSO Educational Qualifications & Experience
- 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 2021
The 2021 SSO Vacancy details will be updated once the 2021 notification is released. Below are the Vacancy details released in the ESIC SSO notification 2018, for your reference. The upcoming notification is expected to have good number of vacancies.
|Category D & E||01|
ESIC SSO Selection Process
The SSO Selection Process consist of 3 stages, which the candidates will have to clear
- Prelims Examination
- Mains Examination
- Computer Skill Test & Descriptive Test
ESIC SSO Exam Pattern 2021
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|
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|
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|
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/-.
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
Below is the in detail syllabus of SSO Prelims examination.
|Quantitative Aptitude||Reasoning Ability||English|
|Ratio and Proportion||Inequality||Grammar|
|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|
|Data Interpretation||Ordering and Ranking|
|Mensuration||Arrangement and Pattern|
|Set Theory||Direction and Distance|
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|
|Stocks and Shares||Distance and Direction|
ESIC SSO Application Fee
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.
|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.