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ESIC Recruitment 2022: Exam Date, Admit Card, Syllabus

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ESIC Recruitment 2022: The Employees’ State Insurance Corporation has released a notice regarding the Phase-I exam date for UDC and Stenographer posts. According to the notice, ESIC will conduct the exam for Upper Division Clerk (UDC) on March 19 and for Stenographer on March 20, 2022. Furthermore, the officials will soon release admit cards for the exam.

Candidates will download their exam admit cards online from the official website. Moreover, they need to enter login credentials to download the hall ticket. ESIC recruitment is a national-level competitive exam conducted once a year. The selection process involves a preliminary exam, main exam, and skill test. Read on to find out more.

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Latest: ESIC will conduct phase 1 exams for UDC and Steno on March 19 and 20, 2022, respectively. Check Notice!

ESIC Recruitment Overview 2022

Candidates can check the overview of ESIC Recruitment 2022 from the table below:

ParticularsDetails
Name of Exam/ Recruitment Employees State Insurance Corporation Recruitment Exam
Commonly Known asESIC Recruitment exam
Conducting AuthorityEmployees State Insurance Corporation
Job OfferedUpper Division Clerk/Upper Division Clerk Cashier, Stenographer
Mode of ApplicationOnline
Exam LevelNational Level
Mode of ExaminationOnline (Computer Based)
Selection stagesPreliminary Examination, Main Examination, and Computer Skill Test & Descriptive Test
Notification Status Available
Number of Vacancies6552
Exam frequencyOnce a year (Depending upon the number of vacancies)
Official Websiteesic.nic.in

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ESIC Recruitment Important Dates

Employees State Insurance Corporation has released the dates of the ESIC Recruitment 2022 exam. The candidates can check the following table in case they want to get the complete details about ESIC Recruitment-

EventsDates
ESIC notification release dateDecember 28, 2021
ESIC online application beginsJanuary 15, 2022
Last date to apply onlineFebruary 15, 2022
Last date to pay the application fee & edit the application detailsFebruary 15, 2022
Last date for printing your applicationMarch 02, 2022
ESIC Phase-I dateMarch 19, 20 & 26, 2022
ESIC Phase-II dateApril 30, 2022

ESIC Recruitment Vacancies

The officials release vacancies for MTS, UDC, and Stenographer posts. According to the official notification, we have updated the category-wise vacancy details for ESIC recruitment below:

ESIC RegionUpper Division Clerk (UDC)StenographerMulti-tasking Staff (MTS)Total
Assam/ Guwahati011718
Andhra Pradesh07022635
Bihar43163796
Chhattisgarh17032141
Delhi23530292557
Goa13011226
Ahmedabad13606127269
Jammu Kashmir080109
Haryana1301377220
Himachal Pradesh291544
Jharkhand062632
Karnataka1991865282
Kerala660460130
Madhya Pradesh440256102
Maharashtra31818258594
Odisha30034174
Puducherry06010714
Punjab8102105188
Rajasthan6715105187
Tamil Nadu15016219385
Telangana25044372
Uttar Pradesh3605119160
Uttarakhand09011727
West Bengal & Sikkim11304203320

Note: Candidates must note that the reservation policy is applicable in ESIC Recruitment 2022. Candidates belonging to the reserved category will be selected for the offered posts as per the reservation policy of the Government of India. 

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ESIC Salary Structure

ESIC UDC salary is one of the major reasons for attraction towards this job. Thus, below we have described the detailed ESIC salary structure for UDC & Stenographer posts.

PostsSalary 
Upper Division Clerk/Upper Division Clerk CashierLevel-4 (Rs. 25,500-81,100)
StenographerLevel-4 (Rs. 25,500-81,100)

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ESIC Recruitment Eligibility Criteria

Candidates who are seeking jobs through the ESIC recruitment exam need to check the eligibility criteria for the offered posts before filling the application form. After filling out the application form if any candidate is found to be ineligible at any point in time will not only lose the chance to be selected for the ESIC jobs but will also not be refunded the application form fees amount. Employees State Insurance Corporation has already announced the eligibility criteria for the offered posts. Candidates can check the same below:

Nationality: To be eligible for ESIC recruitment 2022, the candidates need to be Indian citizens or subject to Nepal/Bhutan/Tibet. Candidates must hold an authorized document issued by the Government of India.

Age: To be eligible for any of the offered ESIC posts through ESIC Recruitment 2022 exam, the candidates must be aged between 18 and 35 years at the time of filling out the application form for the ESIC exam. 

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Educational Qualification: We have mentioned below the minimum required educational qualification for the posts offered through ESIC recruitment:

For Upper Division Clerk/ Clerk-Cashier:1. The candidate should hold a degree from a recognized University or equivalent.
2. He/she should have a working knowledge of computers including the use of Office suites and databases.
For Stenographer Posts:1. The candidates should be a 12th class pass or equivalent from a recognized Board or University

Skill Test: Candidates should also have a speed of 80 words per minute in stenography in Hindi/ English and also have basic knowledge of Computers.

Dictation : 10 minutes @ 80 words per minute.
Transcription: 50 minutes (English), 65 minutes (Hindi) (Only on computers).

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How to Apply Online for ESIC Recruitment?

The application form has been released on the official website. The detailed information brochure has already been released for the post of the Clerk-cashier, MTS, Upper Division Clerk, Stenographer. Candidates need to fill out an application form online mode on the official website of ESIC. Candidates cannot fill or submit the application form offline mode. Candidates are suggested to check the eligibility criteria and then fill out the application form. To fill the ESIC recruitment form, candidates need to follow the below-mentioned steps: 

  1. Visit the official website of ESIC i.e, esic.nic.in
  2. On the home page, click on the “Recruitment” section.
  3. Click on the Post as per your requirement, you will be redirected to the registration page where you will need to fill in your contact details e.g. Name, Phone No, Email ID, etc.
  4. You will be receiving an OTP on your registered mobile number. You need to fill that OTP on the ESIC portal to validate your registration.
  5. Then you will be able to fill in your application form details and upload documents.
  6. Then, you will have to pay your fee to complete your application form.
  7. After successful completion of the payment process, download and print your application form.

ESIC Recruitment Application Fee

All candidates need to pay for the application form as per their category. Candidates can pay the application fee using online modes of payment. The candidates can pay the ESIC exam application fee as per the fee detail mentioned below:

CategoryApplication Fee
General and OBC CandidatesRs. 500/-
SC/ ST/ PWD/ Departmental Candidates/ Female Candidates/ Ex-ServicemenRs. 250/-

ESIC Exam Centres

The ESIC exam for various posts is conducted in online mode at various exam centres throughout the country. Candidates who are seeking any of the offered ESIC posts will be given the option to select the exam centre as per their choice. Candidates have to select three exam centres in the application form in order to their preference. However, the candidates must note that the exam centre selection facility is available only for a few posts. A complete list of exam centres has not been announced yet. As soon as the list of exam centres gets announced, we will provide the same here as well. Candidates are advised to be present at ESIC recruitment exam centres at least an hour before the exam starting time. 

ESIC Recruitment Selection Process

Candidates who want to appear for the Upper Division Clerk, Multi-Tasking Staff or Stenographer exam must know about selection stages. Candidates have to clear all the stages successfully to secure the job in ESIC. 

For UDC Post: All those who are applying for the Upper Division Clerk are required to know about the stages in the selection process. This includes three stages:

  1. Phase-I: Preliminary Exam (Prelims)
  2. Phase-II: Main Examination (Mains)
  3. Phase-III: Computer Skill Test

For Stenographer Post: The stages of examination for the post of Stenographer are as follows:

  1. Phase-I: Main Exam (Mains)
  2. Phase-II: (Skill Test in Stenography)

For MTS Post: The ESIC selection process for Multi-Tasking Staff involves the following two stages:

  1. Phase-I: Preliminary Exam (Prelims)
  2. Phase-II: Main Examination (Mains)

ESIC Syllabus 

Candidates who are seeking jobs through ESIC Recruitment to focus on performing excellently in each phase of the ESIC Recruitment exams. To perform better, the candidates need to cover the entire syllabus of the ESIC Recruitment exam. Employees State Insurance Corporation has already prescribed a syllabus for the offered post-exams. Candidates can check the post-wise ESIC syllabus below:

ESIC Exam Syllabus for UDC

General IntelligenceFinance Commissions, Taxes on Income and Expenditure, Financial and Railway Budget, Revenue of Central Government, Economic Planning, Inflation, National Income, Public Finance, Bills, Concept of Budget, Schemes and Policies implemented by Government, Indian Banking Industry History, Functions of Banks, Types of Banks, RBI and its Monetary Policy, Capital market in India, Money Market in India, Role of Banking.
Reasoningi) Verbal Reasoning: Analogy, Series Completion, Verification of truth of the Statement, Situation Reaction Test, Direction Sense Test, Classification, Data Sufficiency, Alpha-Numeric Sequence Puzzle, Puzzle Test, Blood Relations, Coding-Decoding, Assertion and Reasoning, Arithmetical Reasoning, Operations of Mathematics, Venn Diagrams, Word Sequence, Missing Characters, Sequential Output training, Directions, Test on Alphabets, Eligibility Test
ii) Non-Verbal Reasoning: Dot Situation, Identical figure groupings, Forming figures and analysis, Construction of Squares and Triangles, Series, Analytical Reasoning, Paper Folding, Paper Cutting, Cubes and Dice, Water Images, Mirror Images, Figure Matrix, Completion Incomplete Pattern, Spotting embedded figures, Classification, Rules Detection
General AwarenessFinance Commissions, Taxes on Income and Expenditure, Financial and Railway Budget, Revenue of Central Government, Economic Planning, Inflation, National Income, Public Finance, Bills, Concept of Budget, Schemes and Policies implemented by Government, Indian Banking Industry History, Functions of Banks, Types of Banks, RBI and its Monetary Policy, Capital market in India, Money Market in India, Role of Banking.
Quantitative AptitudeSimple Equations, Quadratic Equations, Indices and Surds, Mensuration, Percentages, Areas, Time and Distance, Problems on Trains, Odd Man Out, Numbers and Ages, Pipes and Cisterns, Time and Work Partnership, Ratio and Proportion, Simple Interest, Probability, Averages, Problems on L.C.M and H.C.F, Problems on Numbers, Compound Interest, Volumes Profit and Loss, Races and Games, Mixtures and Allegations, Boats and Streams, Permutations and Combinations, Simplification and Approximation.
English ComprehensionSpellings/Detecting Mis-spelt words, Common Error, Active/Passive Voice of Verbs, Comprehension Passage, Cloze Passage, Fill in the Blanks, Shuffling of Sentence parts, Conversions, Sentence Rearrangement, Grammar, Shuffling of Sentences in a passage, Improvement of Sentences, Synonyms/Homonyms, Antonyms, Vocabulary, Idioms & Phrases.

ESIC Exam Syllabus for Stenographer

General AwarenessFinance Commissions, Taxes on Income and Expenditure, Financial and Railway Budget, Revenue of Central Government, Public Finance, Bills, Concept of Budget, Schemes and Policies implemented by Government, Indian Banking Industry History, Functions of Banks, Economic Planning, Inflation, National Income, Types of Banks, RBI and its Monetary Policy, the Capital market in India, Money Market in IndiaRole of Banking.
General IntelligenceNumber Ranking, Mathematical Operations, Venn diagrams, Number Series, Figural Pattern, Cubes and Dice, Analogies, Non-Verbal Series, Figurative Classification, Classification, Blood Relations, Arrangements, Arithmetical Reasoning, Coding-Decoding, Logical Venn Diagrams, Directions, Number, Ranking & Time Sequence
Reasoningi) Verbal Reasoning: Analogy, Series Completion, Classification, Data Sufficiency, Alpha-Numeric Sequence, Puzzle, Puzzle Test, Blood Relations, Coding-Decoding, Verification of the truth of the Statement, Situation, Reaction Test, Direction Sense Test, Assertion and Reasoning, Arithmetical Reasoning, Operations of Mathematics, Venn Diagrams, Sequential Output training, Word Sequence, Missing Characters, Directions, Test on Alphabets, Eligibility Test.
ii) Non-Verbal Reasoning: Dot Situation, Identical figure groupings, Forming figures and analysis, Construction of Squares and Triangles, Series, Paper Cutting, Cubes and Dice, Water Images, Mirror Images, Figure Matrix, Completion Incomplete Pattern, Analytical Reasoning, Paper Folding, Spotting embedded figures, Classification, Rules Detection
Quantitative AptitudeSimple Equations, Quadratic Equations, Problems on Trains, Odd Man Out, Numbers and Ages, Pipes and Cisterns, Time and Work Partnership, Ratio and Proportion, Simple Interest, Probability, Averages, Problems on L.C.M and H.C.F, Indices and Surds, Mensuration, Percentages, Areas, Time and Distance, Problems on Numbers, Compound Interest, Volumes Profit and Loss, Boats and Streams, Races and Games, Mixtures and Allegations, Permutations and Combinations, Simplification and Approximation.
English Language & ComprehensionSpot the Error, Fill in the blanks, Synonyms / Homonyms / Antonyms, Spelling Error, Idioms and Phrases, One-word substitutions, Sentence Improvement, Shuffling of sentence parts, Cloze passage, Comprehension passage

ESIC Exam Pattern

Knowing the exam pattern helps the aspirants to know the total marks in the exam, type of questions asked in the exam, duration of exam, marking scheme, and many more. Candidates can check post-wise ESIC exam patterns below:

ESIC Exam Pattern for Upper Division Clerk (UDC)

The written examination for testing the eligibility of the candidates will be conducted in 3 stages: Prelims, Mains, and Computer Skill Test. The candidate has to qualify in all three stages to get qualified for further selection criteria. Here is the exam pattern for all three stages.

ESIC UDC Prelims Exam Pattern
SubjectsNumber of QuestionsNumber of Marks
General Intelligence and Reasoning2550
General Awareness2550
Quantitative Aptitude2550
English Comprehension2550
Total100200

Note: For every correct answer 2 marks will be awarded and for every incorrect answer 0.5 marks will be deducted.

ESIC UDC Mains Exam Pattern
Description of TestNumber of QuestionsNumber of Marks
General Intelligence and Reasoning5050
General Awareness5050
Quantitative Aptitude5050
English Comprehension5050
Total200200

Note: For every correct answer 1 mark will be awarded and for every incorrect answer 0.25 marks will be deducted.

ESIC UDC Computer Skill Test Pattern

In this exam, candidates are tested for their Computer Skills. A total of 50 questions are asked in the exam and a total of 50 marks are distributed in the exam. The total duration of the Detail of the Upper Division Clerk (UDC) Computer skill test can be checked in the table below:

Description of TestMarksTotal Marks
Preparation of 02 Power- Points Slides1010 
Typing matter on MS Word with formatting2010
Preparation of Table on MS Excel with use of formulae2010
Total5050

ESIC Exam Pattern for Stenographer

The ESIC Stenographer selection process 2022 will be conducted in two phases: Phase-I & Phase-II. Phase-I is the main exam and the Phase-II includes Stenography Test. Candidates applying for the post of ESIC Stenographer must be well versed in shorthand typing either in English or Hindi.

ESIC Stenographer Phase I Exam Pattern
SubjectNo. of QuestionMarksDuration
English Language & Comprehension10010070 Minutes
Reasoning Ability505035 Minutes
General Awareness505025 Minutes
Total200200130 Minute

Note: There is a sectional time limit in the exam. There is a negative marking of 1/4 marks for each wrong answer marked.

ESIC Stenographer Phase II Exam Pattern

Phase II is a stenography test, and qualifying in nature. Candidates will be given one dictation for 10 minutes in English or Hindi at the speed of 80 words per minute. Candidates have to transcribe the matter on a computer. The transcription time is as follows:

Language of Skill TestTime DurationTime Duration for PWD candidates
English50 minutes70 minutes
Hindi65 minutes90 minutes

ESIC Exam Admit Card

Candidates should download their admit card as soon as it gets published. The exam conducting authority will publish the exam hall ticket for all exams at least 10 to 5 days prior to the exam date. Candidates can access their exam hall ticket in online mode only, it will not be sent through offline mode. In order to download the ESIC admit card, the candidates need to follow the steps mentioned below:

  1. Visit the official website of Employees State Insurance Corporation or click the link activated below (to be activated when released officially). 
  2. Candidates need to select the option given there to download the ESIC admit card for the post you have applied for and click on it.
  3. Candidates will be now asked to log in using the required credential (generated while registration process). 
  4. After login, ESIC Recruitment 2022 exam hall ticket will be displayed on the screen. Candidates need to now check all the details published over it and then click on the download option given there. 
  5. In the end, the candidates need to take at least two copies of their exam hall ticket and keep it safe for future uses.

ESIC Exam Day Instructions

The following are the guidelines followed in general as well as due to the Covid-19 situation. The candidates must make sure to go through them carefully and follow each of them

  1. Candidates should report to the exam centre at least 15 minutes before the time mentioned on the admit card.
  2. In order to be able to reach the venue on the reporting time, the candidates are advised to check out the venue a day before the exam to familiarize themselves with the route.
  3. Candidates must carry a hand sanitiser of 50 ml.
  4. Use of any electronic device including a calculator or notes, books, pages, etc. is not allowed inside the exam hall.
  5. The candidates must buy blue/black ball-point pens for the exam day.
  6. They must not carry any sheets for rough work, they will be provided at the centre.
  7. Candidates must be wearing a mask and must carry a personal transparent water bottle.

ESIC Question Papers

ESIC Recruitment 2022 exam is a reputed competitive exam and clearing this is not an easy task. Therefore, the aspirant should not only rely on the books and notes but also practice the previous years’ question papers for a holistic preparation of the ESIC Recruitment 2022 Exam. Candidates can obtain the previous year’s ESIC recruitment exam question papers on the official websites.

ESIC Answer Key

Candidates who are going to take up the ESIC Recruitment Exam in 2022 will be able to access the answer key in online mode on the official website of ESIC. To download the ESIC exam answer key, the candidates have to visit the official website and log in using the credential created while registering. 

ESIC Recruitment Result

After releasing the exam answer key, Employees’ State Insurance Corporation will prepare the result for the prelims exam and declare the same on its website. Candidates can check their results only through online mode. The officials will not send or publish the ESIC result through offline mode. Candidates need to check their results by following the steps mentioned below:

  1. Visit the official website of Employees State Insurance Corporation and find the option to check the ESIC exam result for the post you have taken the exam for and click on it.
  2. The candidates will be now asked to log in using the credentials which were generated while registration. 
  3. After login, then click on the submit button given there.
  4. Now, the ESIC Recruitment 2022 exam result will appear on the screen. The candidates need to now check the details mentioned on their result card and then take a print out of the same. 

ESIC Cut-off

Along with declaring the final result for ESIC Recruitment 2022, the conducting body also releases the cut-off for the final selection of the candidates. The ESIC cut-off determines the minimum marks required for the final selection for the offered posts. Candidates can check the cut-off marks in online mode on the official website. ESIC recruitment 2022 cut-off has not been released yet. Till then, candidates can check the expected cut-off which is based on last year’s cut-off.

Expected Cut-off Marks for ESIC UDC & Stenographer (Category-wise)

CategoriesOverall Cut-off (out of 100)
UR70 – 80
OBC65 – 75
SC60 – 70
ST55 – 65
Ex.Servicemen50 – 60
PWD category A (VI)60 – 65
PWD category C (LD)55 – 65
PWD category B (HI)45 – 50
PWD category D & E (other and multiple disabilities)35 – 40

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FAQs on ESIC Recruitment

Check frequently asked questions related to ESIC recruitment below:

Q1. Which sections are included in ESIC UDC Prelims and Mains Exam?
A.
Questions will be asked from Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude, English, General Awareness sections.
Q2. When will the ESIC Phase I exam be conducted?
A.
ESIC will conduct the Phase I exam for Upper Division Clerk (UDC), Stenographer (Steno.) And Multi-Tasking Staff (MTS) on March 19, 20, and 26, 2022.
Q3. Is there any negative marking for the wrong answer in ESIC UDC Exam 2022?
A.
Yes, for each wrong answer one-fourth mark will be deducted.
Q4. Is ESIC UDC a central govt job?
A.
Yes, ESIC UDC is a central government job.
Q5. What is the salary of the Upper Division Clerk in ESIC?
A.
The UDC will be paid with a Level-4 pay scale (Rs. 25,500-81,100)
Q6. How many vacancies have been announced for ESIC Recruitment 2022?
A.
As per the announcement by the Gazette of India, a total of 6552 vacancies will be recruited for Upper Division Clerk/Clerk-Cashier & Stenographer posts

Related Links:

ESIC Admit CardESIC Syllabus
ESIC ResultESIC Answer Key
ESIC UDC Preliminary

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