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ESIC SSO Exam - Complete Details


ESIC - Employees State Insurance Corporation is one of India's Leading public sector insurance companies. It conducts recruitment for the post of Social Security Officer. The previous ESIC SSO recruitment drive was done in 2018 for 539 vacancies.

ESIC SSO Mock Test

ESIC SSO Mock Test Series has the following features:

  • Video Tutorials & Study Material to help you master the basic concepts
  • 10 Mock Tests for Prelims
  • 5 Mock Tests for Mains
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ESIC SSO Notification

The Employee’s State Insurance Corporation Limited publishes the ESIC SSO Recruitment Notification announcing vacancies for the post of Social Security Officer (SSO)/Manager Grade-II/ Superintendent.

ESIC SSO Important Dates

The important dates for the ESIC SSO 2021 exam are as mentioned below.

StagesExam Dates
Online Registrations BeginsTo Be Out Soon
Online Registrations EndsTo Be Out Soon
PrelimsTo Be Out Soon
MainTo Be Out Soon
Provisional AllotmentTo Be Out Soon

ESIC SSO Exam Pattern

ESIC SSO Prelims Exam

SectionNo. of QuestionsMaximum MarksDuration
English Language303020 Minutes
Quantitative Aptitude353520 Minutes
Reasoning Ability353520 Minutes
Total10010060 Minutes

Note:- There will be a negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer. Phase I is qualifying in nature and marks will not be reckoned for final merit.

ESIC SSO Mains Exam

SectionNo. of QuestionsMaximum MarksDuration
Reasoning/ Intelligence406035 Minutes
Quantitative Aptitude406035 Minutes
English Language304030 Minutes
General/Economy/Financial/Insurance Awareness404020 Minutes
Total150200120 minutes

Note:- Note:- There will be a negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer. The marks obtained in Phase – II will be considered for final selection.

 ESIC SSO - Computer Skill Test & Descriptive Test

(a) Computer Skill Test (CST) – 50 Marks (30 Minutes Duration) comprising the following three parts: – (i) Preparation of 02 PowerPoints Slides – 10 Marks, (ii) Typing matter on MS Word with formatting – 20 Marks, (iii) Preparation of Table on MS Excel with use of formulae – 20 Marks

(b) Descriptive Paper – English Language (Letter Writing & Essay)

SectionNo. of QuestionsMaximum MarksDuration
25030 minsEnglish

Note:- The working knowledge of PWD Candidates who are unable to type shall be assessed by holding an Objective Type Computer Test of 50 Marks having 50 Questions with no negative marking. Computer Skill Test and Descriptive Paper will be qualifying in nature. Marks obtained will not be reckoned for merit ranking.

ESIC SSO Syllabus

Reasoning Section (Prelims and Main Exam)

Verbal Reasoning, Syllogism, Circular Seating Arrangement, Linear Seating Arrangement, Double Line-up, Scheduling, Input-Output, Blood-Relations, Directions and Distances, Ordering and Ranking, Data Sufficiency, Coding and Decoding, Coded Inequalities

English Section (Prelims and Main Exam)

Reading Comprehension, Cloze Test, Para-jumbles, Fill in the blanks, Paragraph Completion, Multiple Meaning/Error Spotting, Paragraph Completion, Idioms and Phrases

Quantitative Aptitude Section (Prelims and Main Exam)

Simplification, Average, Percentage, Ratio and Percentage, Data Interpretation, Mensuration and Geometry, Quadratic Equation, Interest, Problems of Ages, Profit and Loss, Number Series, Speed, Distance and Time, Time and Work, Number System, Data Sufficiency, Linear Equation, Permutation and Combination, Probability, Mixture and Allegations

General Awareness Section (Main Exam)

General, Economic, Financial & Insurance Awareness: History, Geography, General Science, Current Affairs, Basic Economics, Budget, Economic Survey, Economic Current Affairs, Banking and Finance, Banking Terms, Financial Terms, Insurance Sector – Basics, Insurance Terms, Insurance Companies – Names, Headquarters, etc

ESIC SSO Eligibility Criteria

Age Criteria

  • Minimum: 21 years
  • Maximum: 27 years

Educational Qualifications

  • A degree of a recognized University (Preference will be given to the graduates in Commerce/Law/Management).
  • Working knowledge of computer including use of office suites and database

ESIC SSO Application Process

Prerequisites for Applying Online

Before applying online, candidates should,

  • photograph (4.5cm × 3.5cm)
  • signature (with black ink)
  • left thumb impression (on white paper with black or blue ink)
  • a handwritten declaration (on white paper with black ink) (text given below)
  • ensuring that all these scanned documents adhere to the required specifications as given in Annexure III to this Advertisement.
  • (ii) Signature in CAPITAL LETTERS will NOT be accepted.
  • (iii) The left thumb impression should be properly scanned and not smudged. (If a candidate is not having left thumb, he/she may use his/ her right thumb for applying.)
  • (iv) The text for the handwritten declaration is as follows
  • "I, _______ (Name of the candidate), hereby declare that all the information submitted by me in the application form is correct, true and valid. I will present the supporting documents as and when required."

Application Fees/ Intimation Charges

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

Steps to Apply for ESIC SSO Exam Online

  • Step 1. Use the link "Apply Online" link to land on the Registration page.
  • Step 2. Click on the link given in the top right corner that reads "Click here for New Registrations".
  • Step 3. You will be redirected to a new page. Read the instructions carefully and click on "continue".
  • Step 4. You will see the application form. Fill in all your personal, educational, professional information here. Update and Save the form.
  • Step 5. Upload Photograph and Signature
  • Step 6. Click on Submit and Make the Payment.

Exam Date

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Will ESIC SSO will be out in 2021?

ESIC SSO will soon release the notification in 2021.

What is the maximum educational qualification for ESIC SSO exam? +

The educational qualifications required for ESIC SSO exam are as follows: A degree of a recognized University (Preference will be given to the graduates in Commerce/Law/Management). Working knowledge of computer, including use of office suites and database.

In how many phases ESIC SSO exam is conducted? +

ESIC SSO exam is going to be conducted in three phases: (i) Prelims exam (ii) Mains exam (iii) Computer Skill & Descriptive Test

What is the age criteria for ESIC SSO exam? +

The minimum & maximum age criteria for ESIC SSO exam are as follows: Minimum: 21 years Maximum: 27 years

What is the age criteria for ESIC SSO? +

Minimum: 21 years and Maximum: 27 years

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