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ESIC RECRUITMENT Exam Dates, Fees, Eligibility & Notification

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September 6, 2021
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ESIC UDC: Exam Date, Notification, Fee & Eligibility

About ESIC exam

Generally, ESIC exam (Employees’ State Insurance Corporation) comes under the Ministry of Labour and Employment. the Gazette of India has recently come up with the recruitment process.  And also ESIC UDC released the number of vacancies in each position. Totally, 6552 vacancies have been in Upper Division Clerk  & Stenographer. In addition, the state-wise vacancy list has also been released. Consequently,  Group ‘C’ posts are expected to be released on the ESIC UDC website in August/September. In addition, The vacancies are announced State-wise, so, the candidates can even get their job in their home state. Generally, the selected candidate will have different postings throughout the country. Likewise, the ESIC UDC examination will also be conducted throughout the country. So, candidates should keep watch out the official website.

Name of the Exam Conducting Body ESIC (Employees’ State Insurance Corporation)
Recruitment for the Post Upper Division Clerk or Upper Division Clerk-Cashier and also Stenographer
Total Vacancies 6552
Job Category Government Job ( Group ‘C’ posts)
Official Notification Yet to be released
Online Application Starts To be notified
Last Date to Apply To be notified
ESIC Exam Date To be notified
Official Website https://www.esic.nic.in

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ESIC NOTIFICATION AND NEWS

The recruitment team of ESIC UDC has not released the exact examination date yet, but it will be expected to release very soon. So, the candidates should keep their eyes on the official website for earlier updates. I also attached the ESIC UDC official website link in the following. https://www.esic.nic.in/recruitments. 

For the purpose of filling up the post, the recruitment team has just released the vacancies in each post. So, the application process also gets to start very soon. Followed by the release of the application starting date, candidates can also get the Examination date and last date of application. Once after the examination candidates could know the result declaration date. So, keep update yourself with the official website.

 

ESIC Exam Date

  • The official notification regarding the UDC/STENO exam date and other formalities is expected to be released soon by the ESIC.
  • Once the application is released, candidates will also get the examination date
  • Once the examinations are finished, you can expect the result date after 2 to 3 weeks
  • So, Candidates should keep checking this page to stay updated.
  • We will also update you once the exam date is released.
Official Notification Yet to be released
Online Application Starts To be notified
Last Date to Apply To be notified
ESIC Exam Date To be notified
Official Website https://www.esic.nic.in

 

ESIC Exam APPLICATION FEE

Generally, the Application fees will vary from one category to another. So, the candidates should be very aware of their respective categories before applying for the examination. I have also added the table in addition for your reference.

S.NO. CATEGORY FEES
1. SC/ST/PWD/ Departmental Candidates, Female and also for Ex-Servicemen 250 Rs
2. Also for Other Categories 500 Rs
  • Generally, the mode of payment will be online- Credit/Debit Card or Net Banking.
  • Likewise, no other mode of payment will be accepted.
  • And also, the candidate cannot send money via post.

 

Eligibility Criteria

Generally, candidates who are applying for the examination should have the following eligibility to attend the examination. So, the candidates should know the eligibility criteria for their desired position.

Nationality

  • Firstly, The candidate must be an Indian Citizen or the subject of countries like Nepal/Bhutan/Tibet.
  • Then, The candidate must have an authorized document issued by the Government of India, which proves their nationality.

Educational Qualification

For Upper Division Clerk or Upper Division Clerk Cashier

  • Firstly, The candidate should hold a bachelor’s degree from a recognized University or equivalent.
  • And also, the candidate with a basic working knowledge of computers, which entails the use of Office Suites and databases is important.

For Stenographer

  • Generally, The candidates must be a 10+2 pass (12th class pass) or equivalent from a recognized board/university.
  • And also the candidate should have the following skillset in addition:

For Dictation: Generally, 10 minutes @ 80 words per minute(Hindi/English)

Then, For Transcription: 50 minutes (English),
And also 65 minutes for Hindi (Only on computers).

Age Limit

  • Generally, the minimum age limit is 18
  • Likewise, the maximum age limit is 27.
  • And also, SC/ST/OBC/PWD/Ex-Servicemen will get relaxation.

 

ESIC Exam Vacancy

Generally, the vacancies for the position will be announced by the recruitment team with the examination process. Likewise, the team has announced the vacancies for various posts in the 2021 examination. So, the EISC candidates can prepare well to get their desired jobs. I have also attached the table for your reference.

Post No. of Vacancy
Upper Division Clerk or Upper Division Clerk Cashier 6306
Stenographer 246
Total 6552

 

ESIC Exam Salary

  • For both UDC and Stenographer, the entry pay will be 25,500 RS. As per the 7th pay commission, the pay will also be according to the Level 4 of the Pay-Matrix.
  • Besides the pay scale, the candidate will receive various benefits and allowances like Dearness Allowances (DA), Housing Renting Allowance (HRA), Transport Allowance, and other such Allowances as decided by the Central Government.

 

Syllabus

  • Generally, The ESIC UDC Syllabus for Prelims and Mains is the same.
  • But, the ESIC Steno Syllabus for Mains will NOT have the Quantitative Aptitude section.
Category Description

Verbal Reasoning

Starting with, Analogy, Series Completion, Situation Reaction Test, Direction Sense Test, Classification, Verification of truth of the Statement, Data Sufficiency, Alpha-Numeric Sequence Puzzle

and also, Blood Relations, Puzzle Tests, Coding-Decoding, Assertion and Reasoning, Arithmetical Reasoning, Operations of Mathematics in addition.

them, Venn Diagrams, Word Sequence, Missing Characters, Test on Alphabets, Directions, Sequential Output training, Eligibility Test

Non-Verbal Reasoning

Dot Situation, Construction of Squares and Triangles, Series, Identical figure groupings, Forming figures and analysis,

then, Analytical Reasoning, Cubes and Dice, Water Images, Mirror Images

and also, Figure Matrix, Paper Folding, Paper Cutting, Spotting embedded figures, Classification, Rules Detection, Completion Incomplete Pattern in addition.

General Awareness and Current Affairs

Taxes on Income and Expenditure, Financial and Railway Budget, Revenue of Central Government, Economic Planning, Finance Commissions

then, Public Finance, Bills, Concept of Budget, Inflation, National Income, Schemes and Policies implemented by Government

And also, Indian Banking Industry History, Functions of Banks, Types of Banks, RBI and its Monetary Policy, the Capital market in India

Money Market in India, Role of Banking, Insurance Sector – Basics and Insurance Terms, Insurance Companies – Names, Headquarters, year of establishment, role in addition.

 

General Intelligence

Number Ranking, Classification, Figurative Classification, Arithmetical Reasoning, Mathematical Operations, Blood Relations

Then, Arrangements, Venn diagrams, Number Series, Figural Pattern, Cubes, and Dice, Analogies

And also, Logical Venn Diagrams, Directions, Number, Ranking & Time Sequence, Non-Verbal Series, Coding-Decoding

Quantitative Aptitude

Simple Equations, Quadratic Equations, Indices and Surds, Percentages, Areas, Time and Distance, Problems on Trains, Odd Man Out, Numbers and Ages

Then, Pipes and Cisterns, Ratio and Proportion, Time and Work Partnership, Simple Interest, Probability

And also, Averages, Mensuration, Problems on L.C.M and H.C.F, Problems on Numbers, Volumes Profit and Loss, Races and Games,

Mixtures and Allegations, Boats and Streams, Permutations and Combinations, Simplification and Approximation, Compound Interest in addition.

English Language and Comprehension

Spellings/Detecting Mis-spelt words, Comprehension Passage, Cloze Passage, Common Error, Active/Passive Voice of Verbs, Sentence Rearrangement

Then, Grammar, Fill in the Blanks, Shuffling of Sentence parts, Improvement of Sentences, Conversions, Idioms & Phrases,

And also , Shuffling of Sentences in a passage, Synonyms/Homonyms, Antonyms, Vocabulary in addition.

 

SELECTION PROCESS & EXAM PATTERN FOR UPPER DIVISION CLERK/CLERK-CASHIER

Generally, the selection process will comprise 2 stages. In order to get the job candidates should get qualified in both the test.

  • First, Written Test
  • Then, Skill Test

The ESIC UDC Recruitment process 2021 will start whenever ESIC releases the official notification on its website. So, Eligible candidates should know about the selection process and examination pattern.

 

Exam Pattern

Generally, ESIC will have different exam patterns for various positions. So, the candidates should refer to the exam syllabus for their desired position on the official website.  Candidates need to pass in the following stages to get qualified for the examination.

  • Firstly, Prelims Exam
  • Secondly, Mains Exam
  • Then, Computer Skill Test

I also have added the exam pattern for candidates’ reference.

Prelims Exam (Objective Tests)

S.NO. Name of the Test Number of Questions Maximum Marks Duration Medium
1. General Intelligence and Reasoning 25 50 1 hour Bilingual
2. General Awareness 25 50 Bilingual
3. Quantitative Aptitude 25 50 Bilingual
4. English Comprehension 25 50 English
  Total 100 200  

Mains Exam (Objective Tests)

S.NO. Name of the Test Number of Questions Maximum Marks Duration Medium
1. General Intelligence and Reasoning 50 50 2 hours Bilingual
2. General Awareness 50 50 Bilingual
3. Quantitative Aptitude 50 50 Bilingual
4. English Comprehension 50 50 English
  Total 200 200  

Computer Skill Test

S.NO. Description of Test Marks Total Marks Duration
1. Preparation of 02 PowerPoint Slides 10 50 30 minutes
2. Typing matter on MS Word with formatting 20
3. Preparation of Table on MS Excel using the given formulae 20
  • Once the candidates got selected in all three tests, then they will be called for the recruitment process.

 

Admit Card

Generally, the Employees’ State Insurance Corporation conducts the recruitment process for various posts. The ESIC Recruitment for this year has not yet started. Earlier this year, the Gazette of India had released a brief notification declaring a total of 6552 vacancies for the post of Upper Division Clerk/Upper Division Cashier-Clerk and Stenographer. The ESIC releases the admit card for Phase I, II, and III, two weeks before the exam date. Since the ESIC Recruitment 2021 will be done for two different posts, the selection process also varies.

Generally, Candidates can view and download their admit card using their login credentials- Registration or Roll number and DOB or password.

In addition, the candidate needs to carry a valid photo identity proof(both original and xerox and a passport size photograph to the examination center. For more information about the ESIC admit card you can also check out the following link

 

Result

Once the examination is finished the ESIC candidates can get their results within one or two weeks. Generally, it will be released on the official website. And also the candidates will be notified through their respective mail IDs. So, the ESIC candidates should keep check out the official website often.

  • Generally, the result will be declared by ESIC on its official websites.
  • Likewise, the candidates can see their results on the official portal.
  • A cut-off marks list for every state and category is also available on the ESIC’s official website once the examination is finished.

 

How to Apply?

Once the application process is started candidates need to submit the application on or before the examination date. Generally, application forms will be released on the official website. The application form is likely to be released at any time. So, the candidates should check the official website to get information earlier.

In addition, I have also listed out the following for the easy understanding of the candidates.

  • Firstly, Eligible candidates need to visit the official website of ESIC, which is www.esic.nic.in
  • Then, Click on the ‘Recruitment’ tab available at the top of the home page.
  • After that, the Recruitment tab will redirect to a page containing a list of notifications released by ESIC for various posts.
  • Then, You need to find and select the official notification for the post you wish to apply for.
  • Once clicking on the notification, a registration page will open and the candidate needs to fill in his/her details like name, contact number.
  • Then, For verification, an OTP will be sent to the registered mobile number and the candidate needs to enter the sent OTP to complete the registration process.
  • Once successfully completed the registration process, the candidate will be able to fill the application form.
  • Then, In the application form, the candidate needs to fill in the required details and upload the asked documents.
  • The application process will be completed once the candidate pays the application fees (only an online mode of payment is acceptable).
  • Finally, The candidate needs to download the filled application form and for further examination process should take a printout for the application form.

 

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FAQ’s

Q. What does ESIC stand for?

ESIC stands for Employees’ State Insurance Corporation. Generally, The ESI is an autonomous body under the Ministry of Labour and Employment, Government of India.

Q. When will the application process for the recruitment of ESIC UDC/Steno 2021 start?

There is no official notification regarding the application process yet. However, the official notification from ESIC is expected to be released soon. So, keep check out the official website for notification.

Q. What is the minimum qualification required to apply for the post of UDC/Steno?

For UDC, the candidate needs to hold at least a bachelor’s degree in any stream from a recognized university or equivalent. And also, Stenography candidates need to pass higher secondary or 10+2 from a recognized board. Likewise, for both the posts, the candidate should have a working knowledge of computers.

Q. What is the age limit for the above-mentioned posts?

Generally, the minimum age limit is 18, likewise, the maximum age is 27. However, the Government has provided upper age relaxation for certain categories like SC, ST, OBC, PWD, Ex-Servicemen, Govt employees, and ESI employees.

Q. What is the salary structure for the UDC/Steno?

Generally, The entry pay will be 25,500 for UDC/Steno. Following the 7th pay commission, the UDC/Steno payscale will be Level-4 of Pay Matrix ( ₹25,500-81,100). But it may change this year.

Q. How many vacancies have been announced for UDC posts this year?

As per the brief notification released by the Gazette of India, a total of  6552 vacancies have been released for the ESIC Recruitment 2021. For UDC posts, the total number of vacancies stands at 6306. Likewise, for Stenographer the total vacancies are 246. So, the candidates have a very good number of vacancies this year. But the vacancies may change.

Q. What will the mode of examination be?

Generally, The mode of examination for the recruitment of UDC/Steno is ONLINE. Likewise no offline mode of examination for ESIC.

Q. Can I submit the application fees offline?

No, Generally, the candidate needs to use any mode of online payment to pay the application fees. But the mode of examination is offline.

Q. Which government body will conduct the ESIC UDC/Steno Recruitment 2021?

Generally, the Recruitment for ESIC UDC/Steno is carried out by the Employees’ State Insurance Corporation, the ESIC is managed by the Ministry of Labour and Employment, Government of India.

Q. What is the last date to apply for the ESIC UDC/Steno Recruitment 2021?

The application process for ESIC UDC/Steno Recruitment 2021 has not yet started. The official notification about the same is expected to be released soon. So, keep checking the official website of ESIC, www.esic.nic.in.

Q. What is the application fee?

Generally, The application fee for SC/ST/PWD/ Departmental Candidates, Female Candidates & Ex-Servicemen is 250. Likewise, for the rest, the application fee is 500. So, the candidates need to know their application fee for the ESIC examination.

Q. After submitting the application form can I make changes?

No, once you submitted the application form, the candidate cannot make any changes to it. It is advisable that the candidate thoroughly goes through the application form before submitting it. Because you cannot change once you click submit button. So double-check your application that will be highly helpful.

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