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About ESIC SSO 2020

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 2020 Exam Pattern

ESIC SSO 2020 Prelims Exam

Section No. of Questions Maximum Marks Duration
English Language303020 Minutes
Quantitative Aptitude353520 Minutes
Reasoning Ability353520 Minutes
Total10010060 Minutes

Note:- There will be 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 2020 Mains Exam

Section No. of Questions Maximum Marks Duration
Reasoning/ Intelligence406035 Minutes
Quantitative Aptitude406035 Minutes
English Language304030 Minutes
General/Economy/Financial/Insurance Awareness404020 Minutes
Total150200120 minutes

Note:- Note:- There will be 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 of the 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)

Section No. of Questions Maximum Marks Duration
2 50 30 mins English

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 2020 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 The ESIC SSO 2020 Notification is expected to be released around September 2020.

ESIC SSO 2020 Important Dates

The ESIC SSO exam activity usually begins in the month of September and culminates in April month of the next year. The important dates as per the ESIC Calendar for ESIC SSO 2020 are as mentioned below.

Stages Exam Dates
Online Registrations Begins Sep 2020
Online Registrations Ends Oct 2020
Prelims Dec 2020
Main Jan 2021
Provisional Allotment Apr 2021

ESIC SSO 2020 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 2020 Vacancy - Details

The ESIC 2020 Vacancies would be announced through the notification in Sep 2020. The 2018 Vacancies have been given below for your reference.

Category No. of Vacancies

ESIC SSO 2020 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 hand written declaration (on a 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 hand written 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 at 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 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.

ESIC SSO Admit Card

As per the latest intimation by ESIC authorities, the admit card for the ESIC SSO Prelims exam will be made available 10-15 days prior to the exam date. The exam is expected to take place on December 2020. Admit card will be available to download on the official website from November expectedly.

ESIC SSO Cutoffs

The ESIC SSO Cutoff scores for 2020 Exam would be updated after the exam is completed. The 2018 cutoff scores have been given in the below table for your reference -:

Category English Language (Out of 30) Reasoning Ability (Out of 35) Quantitative Aptitude (Out of 35) Total
PWD Category A (VI)9.0010.5010.5059.50
PWD Category B (HI)9.0010.5010.5030.00
PWD Category C (LD)9.0010.5010.5056.50
PWD Category D & E (Other & Multiple Disabilities)9.0010.5010.5030.00

ESIC SSO Syllabus 2020

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

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