This article contains everything about ESIC recruitment, including salary, eligibility, online application, exam pattern and other details.
The Employees’ State Insurance Corporation released a notification of recruitment for UDC, MTS and Stenographer posts in 3882 vacancies. It will conduct the 2022 examination for 1769 posts are for UDC, 1948 for MTS and 165 for Stenographer. The notification for 2023 is yet to be released.
Apart from the Employees’ State Insurance Corporation recruitment, various other government exams are conducted in the country. Candidates can read about the same at the linked article.
ESIC Recruitment notification Overview
The table below has a brief overview of the recruitment examination:
|Exam Conducting Authority||Employees’ State Insurance Corporation (ESIC)|
|Post Names||Upper Division Clerk
|Job Category||Government job|
|Vacancy||3882 (UDC- 1769 posts, MTS- 1948 posts, Stenographer- 165 posts)|
|Date of Online Registration||From 15th January to 15th February 2022|
|Examination Date||19th, 20th and 26th March 2022|
|Job Location||All over India|
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Salary Scale of ESIC Recruitment
The table below shows the pay grade and salary scale of different posts in this recruitment process:
|Post||Pay Grade||Salary Scale|
|Upper Division Clerk and Stenographer||Pay grade- 4 according to the 7th Central Pay Commission||₹ 25,500 – 81,100|
|Multi-Tasking Staff||Pay grade- 1 according to the 7th Central Pay Commission||₹ 18,000 – 56,900|
Additionally, the candidates will be eligible for Dearness Allowance, Transport Allowance, HRA and other allowances according to the rules.
Eligibility Criteria for ESIC Recruitment
The eligibility criteria for ESIC recruitment is classified into 3 sections- age, nationality and educational qualification.
The following table shows the age criteria for UDC, Mts and steno:
|Upper Division Clerk and Stenographer||18 to 27 years old|
|Multi-Tasking Staff||18 to 25 years old|
Candidates must note that there is an upper age relaxation for candidates belonging to certain categories. Aspirants can check the same in the official notification.
Below are the nationality criteria for this recruitment:
- Candidates must have Indian citizenship, or
- Must be a citizen of Nepal or Bhutan, or
- A candidate can be a Tibetan refugee who arrived in India before the 1st January 1962 to settle permanently, or
- Immigrants of Indian origin Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Vietnam, East African countries such as Uganda, Kenya, Zambia, Ethiopia, Zaire, Malawi and the United Republic of Tanzania.
The following table shows the academic criteria for ESIC recruitment 2022:
|Upper Division Clerk||a. Candidates must hold a Graduation Degree from any recognised University or equivalent institution.
b. They also must know working with a computer, database and office suits.
|Multi-Tasking Staff||Candidates must be 12th pass from an acknowledged board or equivalent institution.|
|Stenographer||Candidates must be a 10th or equivalent examination pass from any recognised Board.|
Online Application Process for ESIC Recruitment
Candidates looking forward to applying for the Employees’ State Insurance Corporation (ESIC) recruitment can visit the official website (www.esic.nic.in) and fill in the application form. The registration process is complete, once the application fee has been successfully paid.
The following table shows online application fees for different categories:
|SC, ST, PWD, Ex-servicemen, Female and Departmental Candidates||₹ 250 (refundable to candidates appearing for phase 1 examination)|
|Other categories||₹ 500|
Examination Pattern of ESIC Recruitment
The exam patterns for 3 posts of ESIC Recruitment are discussed ahead.
Upper Division Clerk
Phase 1- Preliminary
The table below shows marks division for each subject:
|Subjects||Number of Questions||Total Marks|
|Reasoning and General Intelligence||25||50|
Phase 2- Main
Below is a table to depict the marks division among those subjects:
|Subjects||Number of Questions||Total Marks|
|Reasoning and General Intelligence||50||50|
Phase 3- Computer Skill Test
This phase of ESIC Recruitment for UDC post is qualifying in nature. The table below has the marks division among these topics:
|Preparing 2 Powerpoint slides||10|
|Typing and formatting test on MS Word||20|
|Preparing tables on Excel using formulas||20|
The prelims and the mains syllabus for the Multi Tasking staff is the same as that for the Upper Division Clerk post. These are the only two stages in the recruitment process and there us no computer skill test.
Phase 1- Written Test
The following table shows number division among these subjects:
|English Language and Comprehension||100||70 minutes|
|General Awareness||50||35 minutes|
|Reasoning Ability||50||25 minutes|
Phase 2- Skill Test
Candidates who qualify for the main examination have to pass computer skill tests as follows:
- Dictation of 10 Minutes (80 words per minute),
- Transcription of English for 50 minutes and Hindi for 65 minutes.
These are all essential details on this topic that aspiring candidates may find helpful. Therefore, those opting for ESIC Recruitment in 2022 can follow the information mentioned above for their preparation.
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Frequently Asked Questions on ESIC Recruitment
Is there any negative marking in the ESIC Recruitment exam for UDC?
Yes, there is a negative marking of ¼ for each wrong answer in the examination of UDC recruitment in ESIC.
Can a candidate apply for 2 posts in ESIC at the same time?
Indeed a candidate can apply for different posts at once by submitting separate application forms.