ESIC SSO Recruitment 2018: Notification FAQs | 539 Vacancies

Employee’s State Insurance Corporation released the notification for the recruitment of Social Security Officer/ Manager Gr-II/Superintendent today. The total number of vacancies under this year’s recruitment process is 539. Here is the list of most frequently asked questions regarding this notification:

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What are the posts available in this recruitment process?
The posts available under this recruitment process are of Security Officer/ Manager Gr-II/Superintendent.
When will be the exam conducted?
The dates of examination are yet to be announced.
How many vacancies are there?
The number of vacancies is 539.
Will there be an interview after the written result?
Yes, as per the notification, there will an interview for the final selection of the candidates for the required vacant posts.
What is the mode of examination, online or offline (OMR Based)?
Common Written Exam for ESIC SSO will be conducted online (Both Prelims and Mains).
What is the age criteria to apply for this common written exam?
The age of candidates who are applying for this post should be in between 21 to 27 years as on the closing date 05.10.2018.
What is the minimum educational qualification required to apply for this post of ESIC SSO?
1. A degree of a recognized University (Preference will be given to the graduates in Commerce/Law/Management).
2. Working knowledge of computer including use of office suites and database.

Is it necessary to have a working experience to apply for this post?
No, but it is desirable for the candidates to have an experience of 3 years in a Government Organization or Corporation or Government Undertaking or Local Body or Scheduled Bank etc.

What is the Application Fee?
Rs. 250 for SC/ST/PWD/ Departmental Candidates, Female Candidates & Ex-Servicemen
Rs. 500 /- for all others.
When will the registrations start?
Registration will start on 10-09-2018 and end on 05-10-2018.
I have scored 55% in Graduation. Am I eligible to sit for the exam?
Yes, you can apply as there is no percentage criterion. You just need to be a graduate.
What is the Structure of the exam?
Preliminary Exam
Name Of Test No. Of Questions Marks Duration
1 English Language 30 30 20 Minutes
2 Numerical Ability 35 35 20 Minutes
3 Reasoning Ability 35 35 20 Minutes
Total 100 100 1 hour

Mains Exam

Name Of Test No. Of Questions Marks Duration
1 General/ Economy/ Financial/Insurance Awareness  40 40 20 Minutes
2 English Language 30 40 30 Minutes
3 Quantitative Aptitude 50 50 45 Minutes
4 Reasoning/ Intelligence 40 60 45 Minutes
Total 150 200 2 hours
Is the exam Bilingual?
The tests except for the Test of English Language will be available bilingually, i.e. English and Hindi.
What is the cut-off for being recruited?
There is no fixed cutoff for ESIC SSO. It depends on the performance of the candidates each year. Your final score is calculated based on your performance in the Online Test.
Is there a sectional cut-off in the exam?

There is no sectional cut off for this exam.

Is there a criterion for negative marking?
There is negative marking of ¼ marks for every wrong answer.