ESIC Exam Pattern

For its various posts, the Employee State Insurance Corporation (ESIC) has different exam patterns. Knowing the exam pattern in advance will help the candidates better prepare for the ESIC Recruitment examination.

This article will give the exam pattern for the following posts of the ESIC:

  1. Upper Division Clerk
  2. Stenographer
  3. Multi-Tasking Staff
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Exam Pattern for ESIC Upper Division Clerk

The exam pattern for ESIC Upper Division Clerk is as follows:

Phase – I: Preliminary Examination

Name of the Tests No of Questions Max Marks Duration
General Intelligence and Reasoning 25 50 1 Hour
General Awareness 25 50
Quantitative Aptitude 25 50
English Comprehension 25 50
Total 100 200

Phase – II: Mains Examination

Name of the Tests No of Questions Max Marks Duration
General Intelligence and Reasoning 50 50 2 Hour
General Awareness 50 50
Quantitative Aptitude 50 50
English Comprehension 50 50
Total 200 200

Phase – III Computer Skill Test

Name of the Tests Marks Total marks Duration
Preparation of 02 Power Point Slides 10 50 30 Minutes
Typing matter on MS Word with formatting 20
Preparation of Table on MS Excel with use

of formulae

20

*Notes:

  • Phase –I Preliminary Examination is qualifying in nature and marks will not be reckoned for final merit. For each wrong answer, there will be a negative marking of one fourth of the mark assigned to that question.
  • 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

Preliminary Examination.

  • The marks obtained in Phase – II Main Examination will be considered for final selection. For each wrong answer, there will be a negative marking of one fourth of the mark assigned to that question.
  • The candidates will be shortlisted for Phase-III Computer Skill Test 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 Main Examination
  • The working knowledge of computers in respect of PWD Candidates who are unable to type shall be assessed by holding an Objective Type Computer Test of 50 Marks having 50 Questions with no negative marking.
  • The Computer Skill Test will be qualifying in nature. Marks obtained will not be reckoned for merit ranking.

Exam Pattern for ESIC Stenographer

The Exam Pattern for ESIC Stenographer is as follows:

Phase – I: Mains Examination

Name of the Tests No of Questions Max Marks Duration
English Language and Comprehension 100 100 75 Minutes
Reasoning Ability 50 50 35 Minutes
General Awareness 50 50 25 Minutes

Phase – II: Skill Test in Stenography

Language of Skill Test Time Duration Time Duration for PWD candidates eligible for scribe.
English 50 Minutes 70 Minutes
Hindi 65 Minutes 90 Minutes

*Notes:

  • The marks obtained in Phase – I Main Examination will be considered for final selection.
  • For each wrong answer, there will be a negative marking of one fourth of the mark assigned to that question.
  • The candidates will be shortlisted for Phase-II Skill Test in Stenography 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.
  • The candidates who are shortlisted in the Main Examination will be required to appear in the Skill Test of Stenography.
  • The candidates will be given one dictation for 10 minutes in English or Hindi (as opted by the candidates in the Online Application Form) at the speed of 80 words per minute.
  • The matter will have to be transcribed on Computer.

Exam Pattern for ESIC Multi-Tasking Staff

The Exam Pattern for ESIC Multi-Tasking Staff is as follows:

Phase – I: Preliminary Examination

Name of the Tests No of Questions Max Marks Duration
General Intelligence and Reasoning 25 50 1 Hour
General Awareness 25 50
Quantitative Aptitude 25 50
English Comprehension 25 50
Total 100 200

Phase – II: Mains Examination

Name of the Tests No of Questions Max Marks Duration
General Intelligence and Reasoning 50 50 2 Hour
General Awareness 50 50
Quantitative Aptitude 50 50
English Comprehension 50 50
Total 200 200

*Notes:

  • Preliminary Examination is qualifying in nature and marks will not be reckoned for final merit.
  • For each wrong answer, there will be a negative marking of one fourth of the mark assigned to that question.
  • 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 Preliminary Examination.
  • The marks obtained in Phase – II Main Examination will be considered for final selection. For each wrong answer, there will be a negative marking of one fourth of the mark assigned to that question.

Frequently Asked Question about ESIC Exam Pattern

What is the ESIC exam pattern?

There will be 4 sections- General Intelligence and Reasoning, General Awareness, Quantitative Aptitude, and English Comprehension. There will be 100 Objective Type Questions with 2 marks each for the correct answer. The duration of the test will be 60 minutes.

Is there negative marking in ESIC?

The written test is the first stage of the ESIC Junior Engineer exam. Each paper will be conducted for 100 marks. The total duration for both papers is 2 hours. There will be a negative marking of 0.25 marks for every wrong answer.

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