ESIC SSO Mains Exam Analysis: 15-Dec-2018

Here is the detailed analysis of today’s ESIC SSO Mains Examination by Adda247 that discusses in detail the pattern and types of questions asked in the four sections viz. Quantitative Aptitude Section, English Language, General/ Economy/ Financial/Insurance Awareness and Reasoning/ Intelligence Section. This analysis will help students get an insight into the difficulty level, types of questions asked in today’s examination and questions that could be asked in the upcoming examination. The overall difficulty level of this examination was Moderate. Let’s move forward to the section-wise analysis of ESIC SSO Mains Exam 2018.

ESIC SSO Mains Exam Analysis 2018: Section-wise Analysis

Subject Good Attempts
Reasoning/ Intelligence 27-33
Quantitative Aptitude 23-27
English Language 21-25
General/ Economy/ Financial/Insurance Awareness 19-23
Total 111-121

Quantitative Aptitude (Easy-Moderate)

The level of this section was Moderate. There were a total of 2 DIs in this shift.

  • Tabular
  • Double Pie Chart
No. of Questions
Data Interpretation
Quadratic Equation
Missing Number Series
Arithmetic Word Problems

Reasoning/ Intelligence (Easy-Moderate)

The level of reasoning section was Easy-Moderate. There were a total of 4 sets of Puzzles and Seating Arrangements: 
i) Linear Seating Arrangements, 
ii) Month-based puzzle, 
iii) Linear Seating Arrangement, 
iv) A puzzle with no. of people, names of companies and movies. 

Following table shows the types of questions asked in the exam:
Topics No. of Questions Level
Puzzles and Seating Arrangement 20 Moderate
Input-Output 5 Moderate
Inference 5 Easy-Moderate
Coding-Decoding 5 Easy-Moderate
Directions 2 Easy
Blood Relation 3 Easy
Total 40 Easy-Moderate

English Language (Easy-Moderate)

The level of this section Easy to Moderate. There were 2 sets of Reading Comprehension.

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Topics No. of Questions Level
Reading Comprehension 10 Moderate
Connectors 5 Easy-Moderate
Single Fillers 5 Easy-Moderate
Match the column 5 Easy-Moderate
Error Detection 5 Easy
Total 30 Easy-Moderate

General/ Economy/ Financial/Insurance Awareness (Easy-Moderate)

The level of general awareness section was easy to moderate. Most of the questions were based on insurance. Questions covering current affairs of past 2-3 months were asked in this section.