ESIC Recruitment for Social Security Officer/Manager Gr.-II/Superintendent – 539 (2018)

The Employee state insurance corporation (ESIC) is a self financing social security institution under Ministry of Labour and Employment, Government of India. It protects the interest of workers in contingencies such as sickness, maternity, death etc.  due to employment injury resulting in loss of wages or earning capacity.

ESIC released the notification for the recruitment of Social Security Officer/Manager Gr. –II/ Superintendent for the year 2018 in September. It is one of the most prestigious exams on a National Level for the recruitment process of direct entry of Officers. If you’re preparing for ESIC Social security officer exam 2018, Here we provide brief notification detail the Recruitment.


1. Release of Notification September 2018
2. Last date to fill Application

(Online Only)

5 October 2018


  1. VACANCIES:- As given in official notification 2018, there are total 539 vacancies as:-
Category General SC ST OBC Total Ex.SM PWD
No. of vacancies 294 82 22 141 539 49 19

Age Limits:- Minimum Age is 21 Years and Maximum 27 years (as on 5/10/2018)
Educational Qualification: – The candidate must have the following educational qualifications:

  • Graduate from University/ Institution/Board recognized by the Government of India.

(Preference will be given to the graduates in Commerce/Law/Management)

  • Working knowledge of computer including use of office suites and database

Experience (Desirable): Three years’ service in a Government Organization or Corporation or Government Undertaking or Local Body or Scheduled Bank etc.


There is some age relaxation for the students of RBI Assistant in different categories

SC/ST 5 Years

3 Years


PwD 10 Years for Gen, 13 years for OBC & 15 years for SC/ST
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 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 their selection.
Other categories of persons In accordance with the instructions and orders issued from time to time Other categories of persons In accordance with the instructions and orders issued from time to time


  1. FEE:-
              Category  SC/ST/PwD/Female/Ex. Serviceman GEN/OBC STAFF
Application fee Rs.250 Rs.500 Rs.250

      (Mode of payment will be online only)

  1. HOW TO APPLY: – Candidates satisfying the conditions of eligibility are first required to visit ESIC website and click on the option “APPLY ONLINE FOR RECRUITMENT TO THE POST OF SSO-2018 IN ESIC“. To register application, choose the tab “Click here for Registration” and enter Name, Contact details and Email-id.

Documents to be uploaded:-

  • Photograph must be a recent passport size colour picture with white background (20kb–50 KB).
  • The applicant has to sign on white paper with Black Ink pen (20 KB – 50 KB).
  • The applicant has to put his left thumb impression on a white paper with black or blue ink (20 KB – 50 KB).
  • Hand written declaration content is to be as expected and should not be written in CAPITAL LETTERS (50 KB – 100 KB)

Phase -I

Quantitative Aptitude 35 35 1 hour
English Language 30 30
Reasoning Ability 35 35
Total 100 100

NOTE: – Phase –I is only QUALIFIYING in nature. There will be –ve marking of .25 marks for each wrong answer. The candidates will be shortlisted for Phase-II in the ratio of 1:10 i.e. about 10 times the number of vacancies in each category on the basis of their performance in Phase – I.

  1. Phase –II:-    Mains Examination   


Quantitative Aptitude 40 60 35 minutes
English Language 30 40 30 minutes
Reasoning Ability 40 60 35 minutes
General/ Economy/ Financial/ Insurance 40 40 20 minutes
Total 150 200 2 Hours

The candidates will be shortlisted for Phase-III in the ratio of 1:5 i.e. about 5 times the number of vacancies in each category on the basis of their performance in Phase – II.

  • Phase III – Computer Skill Test & Descriptive Test

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

(i) Preparation of 02 Power Points 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)

No. of Question -2

Maximum marks -50

Duration -30 minutes



Phase – I

Reasoning ability Quantitative aptitude English

General awareness



Number Series Comprehension reading

Current affairs

Seating arrangement

Profit and loss Spotting Error

Banking/Financial Awareness/Economics news


Ratio & proportion Fill in the blanks

News related to Reserve Bank of India

Blood relation

Partnership and ages Sentence Improvement

Insurance News


Average Cloze test


Directions and distances

Boats & Streams Para jumbles

Coding & Decoding

Time and work


Pipe and cistern

Data sufficiency

Time and distance

Quadratic Equation

Data Sufficiency

Simplification & Approximation


Data Interpretation

For Computer Skill Test (CST):-

Computer Knowledge

Computer Generation

MS  Word

MS Excel


Computer Hardware

Abbreviations related to Computer Knowledge