ESIC Recruitment 2018 (SSO, Manager, Superintendent) Notification, Vacancies, Eligibility

ESIC Recruitment 2018 (SSO, Manager, Superintendent) – Apply Online, Application Form : As per ESIC calendar 2018, the officials of Employees’ State Insurance Corporation have released an official notification to conduct a preliminary examination followed by main examination and computer skill test & descriptive test for recruitment of Social Security Officer (SSO) / Manager Gr-II / Superintendent in ESI Corporation. Candidates having a degree of a recognized University can apply to ESIC SSO recruitment 2018. But before applying, they must go through ESIC notification 2018 to know more details like date of release of ESIC notification 2018, details of vacancies, scale of pay, eligibility conditions, how to apply, payment of fee & mode of payment, dates, centre & scheme of examination, call letter, result etc.

ESIC Recruitment

ESIC Recruitment 2018 Overview

Name of the examinationESIC recruitment 2018
Also known asESIC SSO recruitment 2018
Conducted byEmployees’ State Insurance Corporation
ESIC notification 2018 released onSeptember 07, 2018
Name of the posts & departmentSocial Security Officer (SSO) / Manager Gr-II / Superintendent in ESI Corporation
Total number of vacancies539
Apply modeOnline
Opening date of online applicationSeptember 13, 2018
Closing date of online applicationOctober 05, 2018
Call letters for Preliminary examination will be available to download from-
Phase I - Preliminary exam will be on-
Result of Preliminary exam shall be announced on-
Phase II - Main exam will be on-
Result of main exam shall be announced on-
Phase III - Computer Skill Test & Descriptive Test will be on-
Final result announcement-
ESIC official website / Apply online

ESIC Recruitment 2018 Notification & Details Of Vacancies

According to ESIC scheme 2018, ESIC notification 2018 has been released on September 07, 2018 by the Deputy Director (Rectt.) of ESI Corporation. You can download it now to read details of ESIC recruitment 2018 by clicking here.

As per ESIC notification 2018, total no. of vacancies is 539. Out of which, 294 vacancies will be for candidates of UR category, 82 for SC, 22 for ST and 141 for OBC candidates.

ESIC Recruitment 2018 Eligibility Conditions

Essential Qualifications

Applicant must have a bachelor’s degree in any discipline / stream of a recognized University. However, preference will be given to the applicants having bachelor’s degree in Management / Law / Commerce. Along with a bachelor’s degree, applicant also has working knowledge of computers and aware of databases and different office suites.

Desirable Experience

Applicant has working experience of 3 years in a Scheduled bank or Government / Government undertaking corporation or organization etc.

Nationality/ Citizenship

Applicant should be an Indian citizen or a subject of Bhutan / Nepal. Migrants from other countries and refugees are also eligible to apply if they come under the nationality rules drawn by the Government of India.

Age limit

Applicant must be between 21 to 27 years as on the closing date i.e. Oct 10, 2018. Relaxation in upper age limit can be claimed by the persons belonging to reserved categories as shown below

CategoryPermissible age relaxation [in years]
OBC3 years
ST / SC5 years
Handicapped personsSC / ST – 15
OBC – 13
UR - 10
Government servant / ESIC employeeSC / ST – up to 45 years
OBC – up to 43 years
UR – up to 40 years
(*)Ex-servicemenSC / ST – 8
OBC – 6
UR – 3


  • (*) Relaxation for ex-servicemen will be applicable after deduction of the military service rendered from the actual age.
  • Persons who had applied against the advertisement dated 16.01.2014 and now have become age barred due to the change in crucial date will get age relaxation to that extent and also they are free from paying application fee by providing correct application number of previous one.

Things Needed Before Applying Online

  • Scanned copy of photograph [4.5 cm x 3.5 cm] and signature [with blank ink]; signature should be not in capital letters
  • Scanned copy of a hand written declaration and left thumb impression
  • Valid personal email ID and mobile no.
  • Other necessary documents / details to make payment online

How To Apply and Fill ESIC Application Form 2018?

  • Open ESIC website or click this link 
  • Find and click on the link ‘Apply Online for Recruitment to the post of SSO-2018 in ESIC’
  • A new screen will be displayed having a registration form
  • Click on the tab ‘Click here for Registration’ to go through ESIC registration process [Mandatory]
  • Enter your name and contact details [email ID & mobile no.]
  • Then submit the details by clicking the tab ‘Submit’
  • Your system generated provisional registration number & password will be displayed on the screen
  • Before proceeding further, you should note down the both provisional registration no. as well as password
  • Now, fill the rest details in your online ESIC application form
  • Upload scanned copies of your photo & signature
  • Check and validate your details by clicking the tab ‘Validate your details’
  • Then click the button ‘Save & Next’
  • Make changes, if required, otherwise click the tab ‘Final Submit’
  • To proceed for payment, click on tab ‘Payment’
  • Select any of the given modes to make payment online
  • Enter the details of your selected option
  • Make and confirm payment
  • Print ESIC application form along with receipt of payment after submission of application fees.

Note – ESIC application form will be considered as incomplete without submission of application fees.

ESIC SSO Recruitment 2018 Application Fee

Persons with disabilities [PwD], ex-servicemen, female / departmental candidates and candidates of SC / ST category are required to pay an amount of Rs. 250/- towards application fee. This amount shall be refunded to them after deducting applicable bank charges if they appear in the Part – I written examination.  

Candidates of all other categories are required to pay a non-refundable amount of Rs. 500/- towards application fees.

Note – Applicable bank charges should be borne by the candidate.

Mode Of Payment

Aspirants of ESIC SSO recruitment 2018 can make payment by using mobile wallets / cash cards, IMPS, internet banking, credit cards and debit cards [Visa / Rupay / Maestro / MasterCard].

ESIC SSO Recruitment 2018 Scheme Of Examination

The entire ESIC scheme 2018 will consists of online examinations to be conducted in three stages / Phases –

Phase I – Preliminary Examination

  • Will be an objective test to be conducted in online mode
  • Will have total 100 MCQs of 100 marks to be solved in 60 minutes
  • Will be of qualifying in nature
  • 0.25 OR 1/4th marks will be deducted for each wrong answer [negative marking]
Name of the TestNo. of MCQsMax. marksDuration [in minutes]Language of test
Quantitative Aptitude353520Bilingual
Reasoning Ability353520Bilingual
English Language303020English
Total10010060 [1 hour]

Phase II – Main Examination

  • Will be an objective test to be conducted in online mode
  • Will have total 150 MCQs of 200 marks to be solved in 120 minutes
  • For each wrong answer, 1/4th of the mark assigned to that question will be deducted against negative marking
  • Marks obtained by candidates in Phase – II main exam will be considered for final selection
Name of the TestNo. of MCQsMax. marksDuration [in minutes]Language of test
Quantitative Aptitude406035Bilingual
English Language304030English
General / Economy / Financial / Insurance Awareness404020Bilingual
Reasoning / Intelligence406035Bilingual
Total150200120 [2 Hours]

Phase III – Computer Skill Test & Descriptive Test

In Phase III, there will be a Computer Skill Test of 50 marks followed by a descriptive paper of English language [Essay & Letter writing].

  • Computer Skill Test (CST) will have 3 questions / parts to be solved in total 30 minutes time duration
  • Descriptive paper of English language [Essay & Letter writing] will have 2 questions of 50 total 50 marks. Time duration to solve both questions will be 30 minutes.
  • Phase III will be qualifying in nature

ESIC SSO Recruitment 2018 Call Letter

Call letter for Phase I, II & III examinations will be made available by ESI Corporation through its official website. To get call letter, candidates will have to use their system generated registration no. & password on the website. Downloading of call letter for Phase I / II / III examinations can be done by following few simple steps as shown below

  • Open ESIC website
  • Find and click on the relevant link
  • Enter your registration / roll no.
  • Enter your password / date of birth
  • Click on the tab ‘Submit’
  • Your call letter will be displayed
  • Download and print it

After downloading and printing, don’t forget to paste your latest photo on the call letter. To appear at the examination centre, you will have to bring your call letter along with a photocopy of photo identity proof.

ESIC SSO Recruitment 2018 Salary (Scale Of Pay)

Candidates will get an amount of Rs. 44900/- per month as an entry pay along with DA, HRA and transport and other allowances.

ESIC Recruitment 2018 Result

Result will be announced through ESIC’s website after few days of each examination. So, keep visiting the website in order to get latest updates and news on ESIC recruitment 2018.

Best of Luck.


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