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ESIC SSO 2018: Detailed Syllabus with Exam Pattern

Sep 12, 2018 17:48 IST
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ESIC Recruitment 2018
ESIC Recruitment 2018

Check ESIC Syllabus and Exam Pattern for SSO Recruitment Exam 2018. The Employee State Insurance Corporation (ESIC) has released a notification for recruitment to Social Security Officer / Manager Grade-II /Superintendent in ESI Corporation. There are total 539 vacancies (UR- 294, SC – 82, ST – 22, OBC – 141). This is a good opportunity for the candidates seeking a job in the government sector. In this article, candidates will get complete details about the Syllabus and Exam Pattern of ESIC Recruitment 2018.

ESIC Recruitment 2018: Syllabus and Exam Pattern

ESIC Exam Pattern  

Phase I: Preliminary Exam

Phase II - Main Examination

Phase III - Computer Skill Test & Descriptive Test

ESIC Syllabus

Syllabus for Prelims (or Phase I: Preliminary Exam)

Syllabus for Mains (or Phase II - Main Examination)

Syllabus for Phase III: Computer Skill Test & Descriptive Test

In order to prepare well for this exam, candidates should thoroughly learn the syllabus and pattern of ESIC Recruitment Exam 2018.

ESIC Recruitment 2018: Exam Pattern

This complete recruitment process is divided into three main phases i.e., Phase – I: Preliminary Exam, Phase – 2: Main Exam, Phase III - Computer Skill Test & Descriptive Test.

Phase I: Preliminary Exam

Phase – I (or ESIC SSO Prelims 2018) is qualifying in nature and marks of this exam will not be reckoned for final merit. This is a computer based online test and it contains multiple choice questions with a single correct option.

Name of the Test (Language)

Number of Questions (Marks)

Duration

English Language (English)

30 Questions (30 Marks)

20 Minutes

Reasoning Ability (Bilingual)

35 Questions (30 Marks)

20 Minutes

Quantitative Aptitude (Bilingual)

35 Questions (30 Marks)

20 Minutes

Total

100 Questions (100 Marks)

1 Hour

Some important points:

• For each incorrect response, there will be a negative marking of one-fourth of the mark assigned to that question.

• The candidates will be shortlisted for ESIC SSO Phase-II (or ESIC SSO Mains 2018) 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 (marks normalization) to adjust for slight differences in the difficulty level of different test batteries used across sessions.

Phase II - Main Examination

The marks obtained in Phase – II (or ESIC SSO Mains 2018) will be considered for final selection. It is also a computer based online test and it contains multiple choice questions with a single correct option.

Name of the Test (Language)

Number of Questions (Marks)

Duration

Reasoning/ Intelligence (Bilingual)

40 Questions (60 Marks)

35 minutes

General/ Economy/ Financial/Insurance Awareness

40 Questions (60 Marks)

20 Minutes

English Language

30 Questions (40 Marks)

30 Minutes

Quantitative Aptitude

40 Questions (60 Marks)

35 Minutes

Total

150 Questions (200 Marks)

2 Hours

• For each incorrect answer, there will be a negative marking of one fourth of the mark assigned to that question.

• The candidates will be shortlisted for ESIC SSO Phase-III (or ESIC SSO Computer Skill Test & Descriptive Test 2018) 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

This is the last important phase of ESIC Recruitment Process 2018, more detail about Phase - III exam is given below:

(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

20 Marks

(iii) Preparation of Table on MS Excel with use of formulae

20 Marks

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

Number of Questions

Maximum Marks (Duration)

Language

2

50 (30 Minutes)

English

Note:-

1. 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.

2. Computer Skill Test and Descriptive paper will be qualifying in nature. Marks obtained will not be reckoned for merit ranking.

Process for Arriving at Scores –

The Scores of Online Examination are obtained by adopting the following procedure:

(i) Number of questions answered correctly by a candidate in each objective test is considered for arriving at the Corrected Score after applying penalty for wrong answers.

(ii) The Corrected Scores so obtained by a candidate are made equivalent to take care of the minor difference in difficulty level, if any, in each of the objective tests held in different sessions to arrive at the Equated Scores*

*Scores obtained by candidates on any test are equated to the base form by considering the distribution of scores of all the forms.

(iii) Test wise scores and scores on total is reported with decimal point upto two digits.

Note: Cutoffs are applied in two stages:

i. on scores in individual tests

ii. on Total Score

ESIC Syllabus 2018

Detailed topic-wise syllabus for ESIC Recruitment Exam 2018 is given below

Syllabus for Prelims (or Phase I: Preliminary Exam)

English Language (English)

• Cloze Test

• Sentence Improvement

• Para Jumbles/ Sentence rearrangements

• Spotting Errors

• Double Fillers (Sentence Completion)

• Phrase Replacement

• Irrelevant Statements

• Reading Comprehension (including questions on antonym and synonyms)

• Main Idea of Passage

Reasoning Ability (Bilingual)

• Series

• Seating arrangement

• Data Sufficiency

• Alphanumeric Series

• Puzzle

• Coding-decoding

• Inequalities

• Input - Output

• Blood Relation

• Ranking

• Direction and Sense

Quantitative Aptitude (Bilingual)

• Data Interpretation (Pie charts, Table chart, Bar Graphs, Line charts)

• Number system

• Approximation

• HCF and LCM of Numbers

• Problems based on age

• Number series

• Quadratic Equations

• Percentages

• Ratio and proportion

• Average

• Mixture and Allegations

• Time and work

• Pipe and Cistern

• Speed, Distance and time

• Partnership

• Simple and compound interest

• Permutation and Combination

• Profit, Loss and Discount

• Mensuration

• Data Sufficiency

Syllabus for Mains (or Phase II - Main Examination)

Reasoning/ Intelligence (Bilingual)

• Direction and Sense

• Seating arrangement

• Alphanumeric Series

• Series: Alphabet-Numbers-Symbols

• Blood Relation

• Data Sufficiency

• Puzzle

• Coding-decoding

• Inequalities

• Input - Output

• Ranking

General/ Economy/ Financial/Insurance Awareness

Current affairs

Static GK

Insurance awareness

• Important Government Schemes

• Important National and International days

• Sports

• Awards and Honors

• Latest Events etc.

• Country and capital

• Airports

• Ports in India

• Tallest and biggest in India and the world

• First in the world as well as in India

• Indian Constitution

• Culture of India

• Currency of countries etc

• Insurance Companies in India

• Insurance terminology

• Regulatory bodies in India

• Main function of RBI etc

• IRDA and its functions

• Overview of Indian Financial System

• Work and responsibilities of National financial institutions like –

RBI, SEBI, IRDA, FSDC (Financial Stability and Development Council) etc

• International organizations like IMF, World Bank, ADB, UNO, SWIFT (The Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication), IBA, United Forum of Bank Unions (UFBU), Bank Board Bureau (BBB)  Bank for International Settlements (BIS) etc.

• Abbreviations and Economic terminologies

• Terms like NPA, Current Account and Savings Account (CASA), Capital to risk (Weighted) asset ratio (CRAR)

English Language

• Antonym and Synonyms

• Cloze Test

• Para Jumbles/ Sentence rearrangements

• Spotting Errors

• Double Fillers (Sentence Completion)

• Phrase Replacement

• Irrelevant Statements

• Reading Comprehension

• Main Idea of Passage

• Sentence Improvement

Quantitative Aptitude

• Number system

• HCF and LCM of Numbers

• Problems based on age

• Number series

• Quadratic Equations

• Percentages

• Ratio and proportion

• Average

• Mixture and Allegations

• Time and work

• Pipe and Cistern

• Speed, Distance and time

• Partnership

• Simple and compound interest

• Permutation and Combination

• Profit, Loss and Discount

• Mensuration

• Approximation

• Data Sufficiency

• Data Interpretation (Pie charts, Table chart, Bar Graphs, Line charts)

Syllabus for Phase III: Computer Skill Test & Descriptive Test

Computer Skill Test

In this test candidates need to create power point slides, type some pages in computer and their proficiency in MS excel will be evaluated. More detail is given below

(i) Preparation of 02 Power Points Slides

(ii) Typing matter on MS Word with formatting - 20 Marks

(iii) Preparation of Table on MS Excel with use of formulae

Descriptive Test:

Candidates may need to write a letter and a short essay on any hot topic. You can learn about hot topics from the link given below

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