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About ESIC SSO Exam

ESIC SSO Recruitment 2023: Employees' State Insurance Corporation will be releasing ESIC SSO Notification 2023 for filling vacancies for Social Security Officer/Manager Gr. II/Superintendent for eligible graduate candidates. The candidates are going to be selected through Prelims, Mains, Computer Skill Test & Descriptive Test on a regular basis for its offices in various regions. ESIC is an Insurance firm working under the ownership of the Ministry of Labour and Employment, Government of India whose offices are across the country. Read the complete article for more information regarding ESIC SSO Recruitment 2023 for Social Security Officer/Manager Gr. II/Superintendent posts. 

ESIC SSO Exam Date

The complete schedule for ESIC SSO Recruitment 2023 including registration dates and online examination dates will be announced by ESIC at and we have updated the ESIC SSO mains exam date in the below table. 

Events Dates
ESIC SSO Recruitment 2023 Notification  Notified soon
ESIC SSO Online Application Starts Notified soon
ESIC SSO Online Application Last Date Notified soon
Last Date to Pay the Application fee Notified soon
Last Date for Printing Application Form Notified soon
ESIC SSO Exam Date 2023 (Phase 1) Notified soon

ESIC SSO Eligibility

To be eligible to apply for ESIC SSO Recruitment 2022, the candidates must fulfil the required eligibility criteria which have been detailed in the ESIC SSO Notification 2022. The education qualification & age limit will be considered as on the closing date for receipt of applications i.e. 12th April 2022.


A candidate willing to apply online for ESIC SSO Recruitment 2022 must be one of the following as per the ESIC SSO Recruitment Notification PDF:

  1. a citizen of India, or
  2. a subject of Nepal, or
  3. a subject of Bhutan, or
  4. a Tibetan refugee who came over to India, before the 01st January 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India, or
  5. a person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African Countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania

Education Qualification

1. The candidate should have completed their Graduation from a recognised University or equivalent. 

2. He/she should have a working knowledge of computers including the use of Office suites and databases.

Age Limit 

The candidate should be under the age limit of 21 to 27 years as on 12th April 2022 to be eligible to apply for ESIC SSO Recruitment 2022.

Age Relaxation to Upper Age Limit
Category Age Relaxation Permissible
SC/ST 5 years
OBC 3 years
PWD (i) UR- 10 years
(ii) OBC- 13 years
(iii) SC/ST- 15 years
Ex-servicemen (i) UR- 3 years (*)
(ii) OBC- 6 years (*)
(iii) SC/ST- 8 years (*)
(*) after deduction of the military service rendered from the actual age
ESIC Employee/ Government Servant who have rendered not less than 3 years regular and continuous service as on the closing date for receipt of application (i) UR- upto 40 years
(ii) OBC- upto 43 years
(iii) SC/ST- upto 45 years
Note- Applicant should continue to have the status of ESIC/ Govt. servant till the time of appointment, in the event of his/her selection.
Other categories of persons In accordance with the instructions and orders of Govt. of India issued from time to time

ESIC SSO Vacancy

Employees’ State Insurance Corporation (ESIC) has announced 93 vacancies for Social Security Officer/Manager Gr. II/Superintendent posts through ESIC SSO Recruitment 2022 Notification for which the category-wise breakdown is as tabulated below-

ESIC SSO Vacancy 2022
Category Vacancy
UR 43
SC 09
ST 08
OBC 24
EWS 09
Total 93

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ESIC SSO Admit Card

ESIC will issue ESIC SSO Admit Card separately for each phase on the official website The candidates have to download their ESIC SSO Admit Card 2022 through online mode only as no hardcopy or mail/sms will be sent to the candidates.

Check the steps to download ESIC SSO Call Letter from here-
  1. Visit the official website of ESIC.
  2. Click on the link stating “Link to Download ESIC SSO Admit card 2022”.
  3. Fill in the required details i.e, Registration number, and password (Date of birth).
  4. Download the ESIC SSO admit card.
  5. Candidates must take a printout of the admit card for further use.


he candidates after being placed will be paid according to the 7th Central Pay commission and for Level- 7 of Pay Matrix (Civilian employees) with Entry Pay Rs 44,900/-. The approximate in-hand salary of the ESIC SSO Officer is Rs. 76,774 after all deductions.  The officers will also be eligible for DA, HRA, TA, and other allowances as per the rules from time to time.

ESIC SSO Selection

The selection process for the ESIC SSO Recruitment 2022 will be a three-tier selection process. The candidates who qualify in Tier - I Examination will then have to appear for the next tier. All candidates who clear the second tier will then have to give the third and this will be the final selection process for shortlisting the eligible candidates for vacancies. The three phases are given as:

  1. Phase-I (Prelims)
  2. Phase-II (Mains)
  3. Phase-III (Computer Skills and Descriptive type test)

ESIC SSO Syllabus

There will be questions from various sections, such as the English Language, Quantitative Aptitude, Reasoning, General Awareness etc. Some of the topics from various sections are given below. Candidates can click on the below link for ESIC SSO Syllabus 2022 for each stage and plan their preparation strategy as per the syllabus. 

ESIC SSO Prelims Syllabus 2022
English Language Reasoning Ability Quantitative Aptitude
  1. Synonyms
  2. Homonyms
  3. Antonyms
  4. Spelling
  5. Word formation
  6. Idioms and phrases
  7. Fill in the suitable words
  8. Grammar
  9. Spotting errors
  10. Sentence correction
  11. Active/ passive voice
  12. Phrases and idioms
  13. Direct and indirect speech
  14. Reading Comprehension
  15. Passage completion
  16. Theme detection
  17. Deriving conclusion
  18. Rearrangement of passage
  1. Analogy
  2. Classification
  3. Word formation
  4. Statement and conclusions
  5. Syllogism
  6. Statement and assumptions
  7. Statement and arguments
  8. Coding decoding
  9. Blood relations
  10. Passage and conclusions
  11. Alphabet test
  12. Series test
  13. Number, ranking and time sequence
  14. Direction sense test
  15. Decision-making test
  16. Figure series
  17. Input/output
  18. Assertion and reasoning
  19. Sitting arrangement
  20. Odd figure out
  21. Analogy
  22. Series test
  23. Miscellaneous test
  1. Percentages
  2. Ratio and proportion
  3. Averages
  4. Mixture and allegation
  5. Time and work
  6. Speed, distance and time
  7. Stocks and shares
  8. Partnership
  9. Clocks
  10. Volume and Surface Area
  11. Height and Distances
  12. Logarithms
  13. Permutation and combinations
  14. Simple and compound interest
  15. Equations
  16. Probability
  17. Trigonometry
  18. Profit, loss and discount
  19. Mensuration
  20. Elements of algebra
  21. Data Interpretation

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ESIC SSO Exam Pattern

The ESIC Exam Pattern for Prelims, Mains Examination, and Skill Test for ESIC SSO Recruitment 2022 has been discussed below.

ESIC SSO Prelims Exam Pattern
  1. The ESIC SSO Phase-I (Prelims) is of qualifying nature.
  2. There will be a negative marking of 0.25 mark for each incorrect answer.
  3. There will be Multiple Choice Questions in Phase-I
  4. There are three sections- English, Reasoning, and Quantitative Aptitude.
  5. The time duration for each section is 20 minutes.
Subject/Sections No. of Questions Max. Marks Duration
English Language 30 30 20 minutes
Reasoning Ability 35 35 20 minutes
Quantitative Aptitude 35 35 20 minutes
Total 100 100 60 minutes

ESIC SSO Mains Exam Pattern
  1. The marks obtained in ESIC SSO Phase – II will be considered for final selection.
  2. For each wrong answer, there will be a negative marking of one-fourth of the mark assigned to that question
Name of the Test  No. of questions. Max.Marks Duration
General Intelligence and Reasoning 40 60 35 minutes
General/ Economy/ Financial/ Insurance Awareness 40 40 20 minutes
English Language 30 40 30 minutes
Quantitative Aptitude 40 60 35 minutes
 Total 150 200 2 hours


(a) Computer Skill Test (CST) – 50 Marks (30 Minutes Duration) comprising of following three parts: –

(i) Preparation of 02 PowerPoints 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)- There will be 2 questions for 50 marks that need to be attempted in 30 minutes. The medium will be English only.

ESIC SSO How to Apply

Employees' State Insurance Corporation (ESIC) has started accepting online applications from eligible candidates for Social Security Officer/Manager Gr. II/Superintendent posts. The online registration link has been made available at from 12th March 2022 to 12th April 2022. The candidates can click on the below link and apply online for ESIC SSO Recruitment 2022.

Application Fee

The candidates have to pay the required application fee for ESIC SSO Recruitment 2022 which has been categorised as below: 

Categories Application Fee
SC/ST/PWD/ Departmental Candidates, Female Candidates & Ex-Servicemen Rs. 250/-
All other categories Rs. 500/-

Steps to Apply for ESIC SSO Recruitment 2022
The candidates have to submit their online applications forms for ESIC SSO Recruitment 2022 through online mode only. You can directly click on the above link or visit the official website & follow the below steps. 

Step 1. Visit the official website of Employees State Insurance Corporation

Step 2. On the home page, click on the option reading- click on “Recruitments” and then “Click here to Submit Online Application for Recruitment to the Post of SOCIAL SECURITY OFFICER-2022”.

Step 3. You will be redirected to the registration page, now you have to fill in the required details there such as Name, Contact details, etc.

Step 4. To validate your registration process an OTP will be sent to your registered mobile no., you just have to fill that OTP on the ESIC portal.

Step 5. After confirming the registration process, you will be able to fill out the ESIC SSO application form. Here you have to fill in the required details.

Step 6. To complete your application process, candidates have to pay their application fees.

Step 7. Upload the required documents as per the size & dimensions in the application form. 

Step 8. After completing the application process, candidates have to download the application form and also have to need to take a printout of the application form for the further examination process.

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) ESIC SSO Exam

Q. What is the Syllabus of ESIC SSO Exam?
A. In this article Page, we have provided the latest syllabus of the ESIC SSO exam. The syllabus of ESIC SSO comprises the topics and sub-topics under sections, Knowledge of ESIC SSO syllabus helps candidates to focus on their preparation and important areas of each subject.
Q. What is pattern of ESIC SSO Exam?
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