ESIC 2019
Sanjana Surbhi, 15 Feb 2019

ESIC 2019 - Employees’ State Insurance Corporation of India (ESIC) will release the notification and application form of ESIC tentatively in September 2019 for the post of Social Security Officer (SSO)/Manager Gr-II/Superintendent. ESIC 2019 will be held in three phases - prelims, mains, and computer skill test & descriptive test. Candidates who are between 21 to 27 years of age and have a graduation degree and in any discipline are eligible to apply for ESIC 2019. 

ESIC 2019 has released the application form for the post of Upper Division Clerk (UDC) and Stenographer on March 16 in online mode. Candidates can fill up the form till April 15, 2019.

The total number of vacancies keep on changing every year as per the requirement. However, for the year 2018, the exam authority had announced as many as 539 vacancies for Social Security Officer (SSO)/Manager Gr-II/Superintendent post. 

Latest: ESIC 2019 Application Form Released for UDC & Stenographer - Apply Here

ESIC 2019 - Highlights

Specifications

Overview

Name of exam

ESIC 

Exam conducting body

Employees’ State Insurance Corporation of India

Post

Social Security Officer(SSO)/Manager Gr-II/Superintendent

Exam level

National

Mode of exam

Online

Phases of exam

  • Prelims

  • Mains

  • Skill Test & Descriptive Test

Vacancies

To be announced

ESIC 2019 Dates

Candidates applying for ESIC 2019 exam can check below the important dates related to notification, application form, admit card and ESIC exam dates from the given table.

Events

Dates 

ESIC notification

September 2019

ESIC Application form 

September 2019

Last date to apply 

First week of October 2019

ESIC admit card - Preliminary

Third week of October 2019

ESIC Prelims exam 

First week of November 2019

ESIC Prelims result

Third week of November 2019

ESIC Mains admit card 

Third week of November 2019

ESIC Mains exam 

Second week of December 2019

ESIC Mains result

Last week of December 2019

ESIC Eligibility Criteria 2019 

ESIC eligibility criteria is prescribed by the exam conducting body. The eligibility criteria is based on age and educational qualification. Candidates must go through the eligibility criteria before filling the application form. 


ESIC Eligibility Criteria 2019 - Age 

Candidates whose minimum age is 21 years and maximum is 27 years are eligibile to apply for ESIC.
Also, candidates belonging to OBC, SC, and ST category are given upper age relaxation to apply for the exam. Check the table below to know the age relaxation given to the candidates.


Category

Age-relaxation

OBC 

Three years

SC/ST

Five years

PWD 

PWD(General) - Ten years

PWD(OBC) - Thirteen years

PWD(SC/ST) - Fifteen years

Ex-Servicemen 

General - Three years
OBC - Six years
SC/ST - Eight years

ESIC Eligibility Criteria 2019 - Educational Qualification

  • Candidates who have completed their graduation or equivalent in any discipline from a recognized university/institute by the Government of India can apply for ESIC 2019.

  • Candidates must also have computer knowledge in order to apply for the exam.

ESIC Application Form 2019 


The application form of ESIC will be released by exam conducting body tentatively in September 2019 in online mode. In order to apply for the exam, candidates are required to complete all the stages of the application procedure - registration, filling up of details, upload scanned photograph, signature, payment of the application fee and final submission. Candidates must go through the following steps to fill ESIC application form 2019.

  • Registration: All the eligible candidates are required to register by entering their email ID, contact number and full name. After registration, a provisional registration number and password will be displayed on the screen. Candidates must note down the registration number and password for future reference.


  • Filling up of details in ESIC 2019 form: In this step, candidates need to fill all the educational details, personal details such as name, date of birth, gender, father’s name, address, category name and code, any one exam centre and other required details. 

  • Uploading of scanned images: After filling all the required details, candidates will have to upload their scanned photograph, signature, thumb impression and handwritten declaration in the provided space in the application form and as per the specifications mentioned in the notification. Without uploading photograph and signature, candidates will not be able to submit the ESIC 2019 application form. 

Specification required to upload photograph and signature

Photograph

  • Size of the photograph should be 20 kb to 50 kb

  • Dimensions of the photograph must be 200 x 230 pixels

  • Photographs must be recent and in passport size 

Signature

  • The signature must be on a white paper in black pen

  • Dimension should be between 140 x 60 pixel

  • File size should be 10kb to 20kb

Left thumb impression 

  • The dimension of the image must be 240 x 240 pixels

  • File size must be between 20 KB to 50 KB

  • The file must be in jpg/jpeg

Handwritten declaration

  • File size must be between 50 kb to 100 kb

  • The dimension of the image must be between 800 x 400 pixels

  • Payment of the application fee: Candidates will have to pay the application fee in online mode through debit/credit card, net banking, IMPS, cash card, and mobile wallets.

Category

Application Fees

All other categories

Rs.500

SC/ST/PWD/Departmental Candidates, Female Candidates & Ex-Servicemen

Rs.250


  • Final submission of ESIC application form: After completing all the details, candidates must go through the application form of ESIC 2019 to ensure that there is no mistake. After the preview, click on the final submission. After final submission, no changes in the application form can be made. 

ESIC Exam Centres 2019 

The exam centres of ESIC are the venues where the online exam will be conducted. The information about the name and address of the exam centre of ESIC 2019 will be mentioned on the admit card ESIC. Candidates must note that exam centres once allotted will not be changed and the exam conducting body reserves the right to change/allot/cancel any of the exam centres of ESIC. 

ESIC Exam Pattern 2019 

ESIC prescribes the exam pattern of ESIC 2019 for the candidates to get information about the exam like nature of questions, marking scheme, mode of exam, time duration, etc. The table below contains the exam pattern of ESIC 2019 for prelims, mains and computer skill test & descriptive test. 


ESIC 2019 - Preliminary 

As per the prelims exam pattern of ESIC 2019, the exam will have three sections carrying 100 questions for 100 marks. Each correct answer will be awarded one mark whereas for each wrong attempts, one-fourth of the marks will be deducted. The marks of prelims exam will not be considered for final result. From this phase, candidates 10 times the number of vacancies will be shortlisted for the mains exam. Candidates can ESIC 2019 prelims exam pattern from the table given below:


Sections

Number of Questions

Total Marks Allotted

Time

Language

Quantitative Aptitude

35

35

20

English & Hindi

English Language

30

30

20

English

Reasoning Ability

35

35

20

English & Hindi

ESIC 2019 – Mains

The mains exam of ESIC will have four sections carrying 200 marks for 150 questions. Candidates will have to finish the paper within two hours and one-fourth of the marks will be deducted for each wrong answer. From this phase, candidates five times the number of vacancies will be shortlisted for the next phase of selection procedure. Check below the table to know the detailed exam pattern:


Sections

Number of Questions

Total Marks Allotted

Time

Language

Quantitative Aptitude

40

60

35 minutes

English and Hindi

Reasoning/Intelligence

40

60

35 minutes

English and Hindi

English Language

30

40

30 minutes

English

General/Economy/Financial/Insurance  Awareness

40

40

20 minutes

English and Hindi


ESIC 2019 – Computer Skill Test and Descriptive Test 

Phase III that is computer skill test and descriptive test will be conducted for 50 marks. Computer skill test is held to test candidate’s computer’s basic knowledge whereas in descriptive test, candidates will have to write one essay and one letter. Check the table below:

ESIC 2019 Computer Skill Test

Questions

Marks

Time Allotted

One table on MS Excel using the formulae

20

  

30 minutes

Typing matter on MS Word with formatting

20

Two powerpoint slides

10

ESIC 2019 Descriptive Test

Questions (2)

Marks

Time Allotted

Letter-Writing

50 marks 

   30 minutes

Essay

ESIC Admit Card 2019 

ESIC admit card 2019 is released separately for all the three phases of selection procedure -prelims, mains and computer skill test and descriptive test. ESIC admit card 2019 will be released ten days prior to the date of examination. 

Candidates can download their admit card by entering their required credentials in the login window. ESIC admit card will have details related to exam centre address, name and roll number of the candidate, exam date and time, exam day instructions etc. 

After downloading the admit card, candidates must check the details mentioned on it. In case of discrepancies, they must contact the officials. 

Along with the ESIC admit card 2019, candidates will have to carry any one of the identity proof (Passport, Driving Licence, Aadhaar Card, PAN Card) to the exam centre.

ESIC Selection Procedure 2019 

ESIC selection procedure consists of three phases - Prelims, Mains and Computer Skill Test & Descriptive Test. The candidates must qualify in each stage of ESIC selection procedure to be eligible for the post of Social Security Officer (SSO)/Manager Gr-II/Superintendent post. Candidates who will secure the qualifying marks in ESIC 2019 prelims exam will be shortlisted to appear for the mains exam. Candidates qualifying ESIC 2019 mains examination will be eligible to appear for Computer Skill Test and Descriptive Test.  

As per the ESIC selection process, the marks obtained in the ESIC 2019 prelims exam will not be added for the preparation of the final ESIC 2019 merit list.  

ESIC Answer Key 2019 

The exam conducting body may or may not release ESIC answer key 2019 as the exam is conducted in online mode. However, some of the coaching institutions will release the answer key of ESIC 2019 based on memory and the same will be provided on this page. The answer key will contain all the correct answers to the questions asked in the exam. With the help of ESIC answer key 2019, candidates will be able to calculate their probable scores based on the number of correct and incorrect answers. 

ESIC Model Question Papers 2019

The model question papers of ESIC 2019 will help the candidates to check the type of questions, marking scheme, distribution of questions etc.  Aspiring candidates can go through the ESIC model question papers 2019, to prepare effectively for the test. The model question papers provided here in this article are of the previous years' exams conducted by ESIC. ESIC model question papers 2019 comprise of questions from each section and topic of the paper. Candidates can download ESIC previous years’ sample papers from the links given below:

ESIC Model Question Papers

Model Papers

SSO Model Paper - I

Download Here

SSO Model Paper - II

Download Here

ESIC Result 2019 

ESIC will declare the ESIC result for different phases separately – Prelims, Mains, Computer Skill Test & Descriptive Test in online mode. Candidates must note that marks secured in prelims exam will not be considered for final selection. The result will be declared in the form of pdf which will contain the roll numbers of all the qualified candidates. 

ESIC will also release the scorecard of all the stages. The scorecard will contain registration number, roll number, section-wise marks and total marks of the candidates. 

How to check ESIC result 2019?

To check ESIC result, candidates will have to follow the steps given below:

  • Click on the link ESIC prelims result 2019 to be provided (as and when released)

  • Candidates will be redirected to the result link

  • ESIC result pdf will be displayed on the screen or candidates will have to login credentials – registration number/roll number and password/date of birth in the login window

  • Download and save a printout of ESIC result 2019 

ESIC Cut Off 2019 

The cut off of ESIC is the minimum qualifying marks that the candidates have to obtain to qualify for the next  stage of selection procedure. The exam conducting body releases the category-wise cutoff and sectional cut off marks for all the candidates. The important factors that are considered while deciding the cutoff of ESIC are the availability of seats, number of applicants and difficulty level of the exam. Candidates can check below the category-wise cut off for the last year:

ESIC Prelims Cut Off 2018 (Overall)

Categories

Overall Cutoff (out of 100)

General

71.00

OBC

66.25

SC

62.00

ST

57.50

PWD category A (VI)

59.50

PWD category B (HI)

30.00

ESIC Mains Cut Off 2018 (Overall)

Categories

Overall Cutoff 

General

90

OBC

80

SC

70

ST

70

PWD category A (VI)

60

PWD category B (HI)

60

FAQs related to ESIC 2019 

Question: What is the salary of Social Security Officer (SSO)/Manager Gr-II/Superintendent? 

Answer: A candidate who will qualify ESIC exam will be liable to receive Rs 44900. Also, they will be provided various allowances like Dearness Allowance, House Rent Allowance, Transport Allowance.

Question: Will the application form of ESIC 2019 be available only in online mode?

Answer: Yes. ESIC application form 2019 will be made available only in online mode.

Question: When will the result for prelims exam be declared?

Answer: The result for prelims exam is expected to be declared in the first week of November 2019.

Question: By when ESIC mains admit card 2019 be available?

Answer: ESIC mains admit card will be released in third week of November 2019 in online mode. 

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