ESIC SSO Exam Syllabus – Details of all the Sections for Prelims and Main Exam

ESIC (Employee’s State Insurance Corporation Limited) has announced 539 vacancies for the Posts of  Social Security Officer (SSO)/Manager Grade II/ Superintendent. You can read all the details of the ESIC Recruitment 2018 Notification here. In this blog, we will be providing you with the detailed ESIC SSO Exam Syllabus so that you are aware of all the topics which to be covered during your ESIC SSO Exam Preparation. To have an edge in your Exam preparation you must keep a copy of the ESIC SSO Exam Syllabus always with you while you are studying.

ESIC SSO Recruitment 2018 Notification – Important Dates

Start Date for ESIC Registration for 2018 Exam – 7th Sept 2018

End Date for ESIC Registration for 2018 Exam – 5th Oct 2018

ESIC 2018 Exam Date – To be declared soon.

ESIC 2018 Admit Card Release Date – to be declared soon

ESIC Result Date – To be declared soon

You can download the Official ESIC SSO Notification here

ESIC Recruitment 2018 – Exam Pattern

Phase 1 of ESIC SSO Recruitment 2018 – Preliminary Exam

Name of Test

No. of Questions

Maximum Marks



English Language 30 30 20 Minutes English
Quantitative Aptitude 35 35 20 Minutes English & Hindi
Reasoning Ability 35 35 20 Minutes English & Hindi
Total 100 100 60 Minutes  

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Phase 2 of ESIC SSO Recruitment 2018 – Main Exam

Name of Test

No. of Questions

Maximum Marks



Reasoning/ Intelligence 40 60 35 Minutes English & Hindi
Quantitative Aptitude 40 60 35 Minutes English & Hindi
English Language 30 40 30 Minutes English
General/ Economy/ Financial/ Insurance Awareness 40 40 20 Minutes English & Hindi
Total 150 200 120 minutes  

Phase 3 
of ESIC SSO Recruitment 2018 – Computer Skill Test & Descriptive Test 

(a) Computer Skill Test (CST) – 50 Marks (30 Minutes Duration) comprising of following three parts: –

(i) Preparation of 02 Power Points 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)

No. of Questions Max Marks Duration Language
2 50 30 Mins English

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ESIC SSO Exam Syllabus

ESIC SSO Exam Syllabus for 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

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ESIC SSO Exam Syllabus for 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

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ESIC SSO Exam Syllabus for 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
  • And Probability
  • Mixture and Allegations

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ESIC SSO Exam Syllabus for General Awareness Section (Main Exam)

General Awareness:

  • History
  • Geography
  • General Science
  • Current Affairs

Economic Awareness:

  • Basic Economics
  • Budget
  • Economic Survey
  • Economic Current Affairs

Financial Awareness:

  • Banking and Finance
  • Banking Terms
  • Financial Terms

Insurance Awareness:

  • Insurance Sector – Basics
  • Insurance Terms
  • Insurance Companies – Names, Headquarters, etc
  • Insurance Terms

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That is all from us in this ESIC SSO Exam Syllabus blog. We hope you have properly noted down all the above-mentioned topics for each section of the ESIC SSCO 2018 – Prelims and Main Exam. Please ensure that you are aware of your strong and weak topics from the above list, If not then identify them by giving a free mock test for ESIC SSO Exam now. All the best

ESIC SSO Exam Syllabus 2018


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