The Employee State Insurance Corporation (ESIC) released an official notification to inform the candidates about Upper Division Clerk (UDC) recruitment in 2023. This exam will be conducted in three phases as usual on the online mode. This exam has a high difficulty level, and individuals need to prepare effectively for clearing all three phases. Once they do so, they can secure a position at UDC under the ESIC.

This article shall present a complete guide regarding the best ESIC UDC books that candidates should consider while preparing for this exam. They shall be able to clear this exam with the genuine information in these books.

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ESIC UDC Subjects

Candidates should know all the essential subjects and topics before purchasing books. Some of the crucial subjects covering the first phase are as follows.

  • English Language and Comprehension
  • Reasoning Ability
  • General Awareness

On the other hand, the second phase shall comprise the following subjects.

  • General Intelligence and Reasoning
  • General Awareness
  • Quantitative Aptitude
  • English Comprehension


Candidates should consider the following list of ESIC UDC’s best books for clearing this exam.

  • ESIC Upper Division Clerk & Multitasking Staff (UDC and MTS) Exam Practice Work Book by Kiran Prakashan
  • Popular Master Guide ESIC Upper Division Clerks and Multi-Tasking Staff Recruitment Examination by Ramesh Publishing House
  • ESIC Upper Division Clerks and Multi-Tasking Staff Recruitment Examination Edition 2012 by Ramesh Publishing House
  • ESIC SSOs Social Security Officers Exam with objective and Descriptive Type Test by Kiran Prakashan

Some other subject-based ESIC books for the UDC exam are listed below.

Subject Name of the Book Author/Publication
Quantitative Aptitude Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Exams RS Agarwal
How to Prepare for Quantitative Aptitude for CAT Arun Sharma
Data Interpretation for CAT Arun Sharma
Fast Track Objective Arithmetic Rajesh Verma
Quantitative Aptitude for All Competitive Examinations Abhijit Guha
Quantitative Aptitude Chapter-wise Solved Papers Arihant
General Intelligence and Reasoning Verbal and Non-verbal Reasoning RS Agarwal
Lucent’s Reasoning Book Lucent
Analytical Reasoning MK Pandey
Kiran’s Tricky Approach To Competitive Reasoning Verbal & Non-Verbal (Fully Solved) 7000+objective Kiran
A Modern Approach to Verbal & Non-Verbal Reasoning RS Agarwal
How to Crack Test of Reasoning: In all Competitive Exams Arihant
Reasoning Verbal, Non-Verbal & Analytical Dipak Kumar Yugnirmal
General Awareness Lucent’s GK Book Lucent
Indian Yearbook English/ Hindi Publications Division
General/Banking/Financial Awareness with Current Affairs for Bank Exams Disha Experts
Manorama Yearbook English (Current Affairs) Malayala Manorama Group/Mathew and Mammen & Manorama
Banking Awareness Arihant
Upkar’s General Awareness Gautam Majumdar
General Knowledge 2017 (Current Affairs) Ramesh Publishing House/RPH Editorial Board
English Language and Comprehension Proficiency in Reading Comprehension Arihant
Word Power Made Easy Norman Lewis
Corrective English AK Singh
Objective General English SP Bakshi
SSC English Revised & Updated

Previous Papers (2013 – 2017)

AK Singh

Given below are a few other related links for ESIC UDC exam preparation:

ESIC UDC Syllabus ESIC UDC Admit Card
ESIC UDC Eligibility ESIC UDC Notification
ESIC UDC Exam Dates ESIC UDC Answer Key
ESIC UDC Question Paper ESIC UDC Cut Off
ESIC UDC Vacancy ESIC UDC Exam Centres

ESIC UDC Preparation Tips

Candidates can quickly clear this exam with the following preparation tips.

  • Applicants must prepare a study routine and divide the day according to different subjects and topics.
  • They should study and understand the syllabus. It is often beneficial to start preparing for the most vital subjects.
  • They should take daily mock tests or solve previous year’s questions papers for speed.
  • It is important to read newspapers like The Hindu daily to keep up with current affairs.

Thus, as can be observed, there are multiple ESIC UDC books that can be useful to the candidates who are planning to appear for this exam and clear it with their capability. However, they need to be familiar with the syllabus and previous year’s question papers before purchasing the books.

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Frequently Asked Questions on ESIC UDC Books


How many vacancies are there in ESIC UDC 2023?

There are 1,735 vacancies for the post of UDC in ESIC in 2023. The exam will recruit people to fill these posts.


Is there a negative marking in ESIC UDC 2023?

Unfortunately, ESIC deducts 0.25 marks for each incorrect answer. Therefore, candidates should only answer the questions if they are confident.

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