ESIC SSO (Social Security Officer)

About ESIC SSO Exam

  • Overview
  • Salary Info
  • Syllabus
  • Exam Pattern
  • Eligibility
  • Vacancies

ESIC SSO Exam – Overview

ESIC refers to Employees State Insurance Corporation.

Last time the notification to recruit Social Security Officer(SSO) was released in 2018.

ESIC SSO Exam 2018 Highlights

  • Total Vacancies – 539
  • Exam Selection process – 3 stages – Prelims, Mains, and Computer Skill and Descriptive Test
  • Application Fee – Rs 500 (for General and OBc), Rs 250 (for SC, ST, PWD)
  • Salary – Rs 44,900/-

 

ESIC SSO Salary

After 7th pay commission, ESIC SSO salary increased to Rs 44,900/-. 

Apart from the salary, an ESI SSO is also entitled to various allowances and benefits such as HR, DA, TA, etc that are decided by ESIC.

ESIC SSO Syllabus

ESIC SSO Preliminary Exam Syllabus

To prepare in the best way the candidates should take note of the ESIC SSO Preliminary Syllabus.

English Language
  • Synonyms
  • Homonyms
  • Antonyms
  • Spelling
  • Word formation
  • Idioms and phrases
  • Fill in the suitable words
  • Grammar
  • Spotting errors
  • Sentence correction
  • Active/ passive voice
  • Phrases and idioms
  • Direct and indirect speech
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Passage completion
  • Theme detection
  • Deriving conclusion
  • Rearrangement of passage
Quantitative Aptitude
  • Percentages
  • Ratio and proportion
  • Averages
  • Mixture and allegation
  • Time and work
  • Speed, distance and time
  • Stocks and shares
  • Partnership
  • Clocks
  • Volume and surface Area
  • Height and Distances
  • Logarithms
  • Permutation and combinations
  • Simple and compound interest
  • Equations
  • Probability
  • Trigonometry
  • Profit, loss and discount
  • Mensuration
  • Elements of algebra
  • Data Interpretation
Reasoning
  • Analogy
  • Classification
  • Word formation
  • Statement and conclusions
  • Syllogism
  • Statement and assumptions
  • Statement and arguments
  • Coding decoding
  • Blood relations
  • Passage and conclusions
  • Alphabet test
  • Series test
  • Number, ranking and time sequence
  • Direction sense test
  • Decision-making test
  • Figure series
  • Input/output
  • Assertion and reasoning
  • Sitting arrangement
  • Odd figure out
  • Analogy
  • Series test
  • Miscellaneous test

ESIC SSO Exam Mains Syllabus

ESIC SSO Mains Syllabus includes English Language, Quantitative Aptitude, Reasoning, General Awareness. Detailed ESIC SSO Syllabus under various sections is below:

English Language
  • Synonyms
  • Homonyms
  • Antonyms
  • Spelling
  • Word formation
  • Idioms and phrases
  • Fill in the suitable words
  • Grammar
  • Spotting errors
  • Sentence correction
  • Active/ passive voice
  • Phrases and idioms
  • Direct and indirect speech
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Passage completion
  • Theme detection
  • Deriving conclusion
  • Rearrangement of passage
Quantitative Aptitude
  • Percentages
  • Ratio and proportion
  • Averages
  • Mixture and allegation
  • Time and work
  • Speed, distance and time
  • Stocks and shares
  • Partnership
  • Clocks
  • Volume and surface Area
  • Height and Distances
  • Logarithms
  • Permutation and combinations
  • Simple and compound interest
  • Equations
  • Probability
  • Trigonometry
  • Profit, loss and discount
  • Mensuration
  • Elements of algebra
  • Data Interpretation
Reasoning
  • Analogy
  • Classification
  • Word formation
  • Statement and conclusions
  • Syllogism
  • Statement and assumptions
  • Statement and arguments
  • Coding decoding
  • Blood relations
  • Passage and conclusions
  • Alphabet test
  • Series test
  • Number, ranking, and time sequence
  • Direction sense test
  • Decision-making test
  • Figure series
  • Input/output
  • Assertion and reasoning
  • Sitting arrangement
  • Odd figure out
  • Analogy
  • Series test
General Awareness
  • Banking Terms
  • Abbreviations and Economic terminologies
  • Overview of the Indian Financial System
  • History of Indian Banking System
  • Recent credit and monetary policies
  • Important Government Schemes on capital & money market
  • Introduction to national financial institutions like RBI, SEBI, IRDA, FSDC etc.
  • Introduction to International organisations like IMF, World Bank, ADB, UN etc.
  • Current affairs related to national and international issues of the last 6 months.

 

ESIC SSO Exam Pattern & Selection Process

 

ESIC SSO Selection Process

ESIC SSO Selection Process consist of 3 stages:

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

 

ESIC Exam Pattern 2018

ESIC SSO Prelims Exam Pattern:

Section No. of Questions Max.

Marks

Duration
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

ESIC SSO 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
Total

 

 

 

ESIC SSO Eligibility Criteria

Age Limit (as on 5th September  2018)

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

Educational Qualifications & Experience

  • You must have a degree from a recognized University.
  • Preference will be given to Commerce/Law/Management graduates
  • You must have a knowledge of Computer i.e use of Office suites and database

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

 

ESIC SSO Vacancy 2018

 

Category Vacancies
General 294
ST 22
SC 82
OBC 141
Total 539
PWD Vacancies
Category A 06
Category B 05
Category C 07
Category D & E 01
Ex. SM 49

 

About ESIC SSO Exam

ESIC SSO Exam – Overview

ESIC refers to Employees State Insurance Corporation.

Last time the notification to recruit Social Security Officer(SSO) was released in 2018.

ESIC SSO Exam 2018 Highlights

  • Total Vacancies – 539
  • Exam Selection process – 3 stages – Prelims, Mains, and Computer Skill and Descriptive Test
  • Application Fee – Rs 500 (for General and OBc), Rs 250 (for SC, ST, PWD)
  • Salary – Rs 44,900/-

 

ESIC SSO Salary

After 7th pay commission, ESIC SSO salary increased to Rs 44,900/-. 

Apart from the salary, an ESI SSO is also entitled to various allowances and benefits such as HR, DA, TA, etc that are decided by ESIC.

ESIC SSO Exam Pattern & Selection Process

 

ESIC SSO Selection Process

ESIC SSO Selection Process consist of 3 stages:

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

 

ESIC Exam Pattern 2018

ESIC SSO Prelims Exam Pattern:

Section No. of Questions Max.

Marks

Duration
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

ESIC SSO 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
Total

 

 

 

ESIC SSO Eligibility Criteria

Age Limit (as on 5th September  2018)

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

Educational Qualifications & Experience

  • You must have a degree from a recognized University.
  • Preference will be given to Commerce/Law/Management graduates
  • You must have a knowledge of Computer i.e use of Office suites and database

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

 

ESIC SSO Vacancy 2018

 

Category Vacancies
General 294
ST 22
SC 82
OBC 141
Total 539
PWD Vacancies
Category A 06
Category B 05
Category C 07
Category D & E 01
Ex. SM 49

 

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