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ESIC SSO EMPLOYEES STATE INSURANCE CORPORATION SOCIAL SECURITY OFFICERS RECRUITMENT EXAM Exam Pattern

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Selection FOR ESIC SSO Exam - will be through ONLINE Examinations .

The ONLINE Examination will be conducted in three phases as indicated below :

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Phase - I Preliminary Examination (Objective Type)   
Phase - II Main Examination (Objective Type)
Phase -  III Computer Skill Test & Descriptive Test

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Phase-I Preliminary Examination – 100 MARKS (TOTAL 100 QUESTIONS, 1 HOURS DURATION)

The Phase – I Online Examination will consist of following three parts :

Name of the Test (Objective Tests) No.of Qs. Max. Marks Duration Version
English Language 30 30 20 Minutes English
Reasoning Ability 35 35 20 Minutes Bilingual
Quantitative Aptitude 35 35 20 Minutes Bilingual
TOTAL 100 100 60 minutes  

 

  • Phase – I is qualifying in nature and marks will not be reckoned for final merit.
  • For each wrong answer, there will be a negative marking of one fourth of the mark assigned to that question.
  • The candidates will be shortlisted for Phase-II in the ratio of 1:10 i.e. about 10 times the number of vacancies in each category on the basis of their performance in Phase -I.
  • If the examination is held in more than one session, the scores across various sessions will be equated following standard practice to adjust for slight differences in difficulty level of different test batteries used across sessions. 



Phase-II Main Examination (Objective Type) - 200 MARKS (TOTAL 150 QUESTIONS, 2 HOURS DURATION)

The Phase – II Online Examination will consist of following four parts :

i.  Reasoning / Intelligence
ii. General / Economy / Financial / Insurance Awareness
iii. English Language
iv. Quantitative Aptitude

Name of the Test (Objective Tests) No.of Qs. Max. Marks Duration Version
Reasoning / Intelligence 40 60 35 Minutes Bilingual
General / Economy / Financial / Insurance Awareness 40 40 20 Minutes Bilingual
English Language 30 40 30 Minutes English
Quantitative Aptitude 40 60 35 Minutes Bilingual
TOTAL 150 200 120 minutes  

 

  • The marks obtained in Phase –II will be considered for final selection.
  • For each wrong answer, there will be a negative marking of one fourth of the mark assigned to that question.
  • The candidates will be shortlisted for Phase-III in the ratio of 1:5 i.e. about 5 times the number of vacancies in each category on the basis of their performance in Phase - II.

Phase III - 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 Qs. Max. Marks Duration Version
2 50 30 Minutes English

 




  • 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.

Qualifying  Marks : - Qualifying Marks in Phase-I (Preliminary  Exam.), Phase –II  (Main  Exam.) and Phase –III  Computer Skill  Test/Objective Type Computer Test for PWDs &  Descriptive Paper will be decided at the discretion of ESIC.