ESIC or Employees State Insurance Corporation was established in 1952 as a statutory body. It was established to provide social security and health insurance to Indian workers. It has its headquarters in New Delhi. It works under the Ministry Of Labour and Employment, and is governed by the rules and regulations stipulated in the ESI Act 1948. Full Form of ESIC SSO is ESIC Social Security Officer. This page on ESIC SSO recruitment has all important details such as Salary, Syllabus, Exam Pattern, Exam Dates, Eligibility, Vacancy, Application Fee, etc.
ESIC SSO Recruitment Highlights
|Name of Exam||ESIC SSO or ESIC Social Security Officer|
|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 Eligibility Criteria
ESIC SSO Age Limit (as on 5th September 2018)
- Minimum Age – 21 years
- Maximum Age – 27 years.
ESIC SSO Age Relaxation
- 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.
- Preference will be given to Commerce/Law/Management graduates
- Knowledge of Computer i.e.. use of Office suite and databases.
Desirable Experience – 3 years’ experience in a Government organization/Corporation/Government Undertaking/Scheduled Bank/Local Bod
ESIC SSO Vacancy 2018
|Category D & E||01|
ESIC SSO Selection Process
ESIC SSO Selection Process consist of 3 stages:
- Prelims Examination
- Mains Examination
- Computer Skill Test & Descriptive Test
ESIC Exam Pattern 2018
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|
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|
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, 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 Prelims Syllabus
The first stage of the ESIC SSO Exam is the Prelims Exam. Below is the complete syllabus of ESIC 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|
ESIC SSO Mains Syllabus
ESIC SSO Main Examination is the final stage of the selection process. The complete ESIC SSO Mains syllabus is given below.
|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||Introdcution to International organisations 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 for the ESIC SSO exam is Rs 250 for SC/ST/PWD/Female/Departmental and Ex-Servicemen Candidate. For other categories, the application fee of ESIC SSO 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.