ESIC Recruitment 2024: Latest News, Eligibility, Salary & Vacancies

May 13, 2024

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ESIC (Employees’ State Insurance Corporation) releases a large number of vacancies every year to recruit candidates for the post of UDC (Upper Division Clerk), Stenographer, and Multi Tasking Staff (MTS). The eligibility criteria for each post are different. Candidates must read the official notification before applying for those three posts. There will be three phases for each post. These are the Preliminary Exam, main exam, and Computer Skill Test.

Latest News from ESIC

  • UPSC ESIC Nursing Officer Recruitment Notification 2024 has been released by the commission board on their official website. The Last date to apply is on 27th March 2024.
  • The board released the result of the walk-in interview held on 27.02.2024 for the post of JE civil electrical on a Contract basis on 29th February 2024.

All the important information regarding this recruitment procedure will be delivered by the ESIC in the form of official notification. Candidates will find every detail regarding this recruitment procedure in this official notification. So, the candidates should keep their eyes on the official website for earlier updates.

ESIC Recruitment 2024: Overview

OrganizationESIC (Employees’ State Insurance Corporation)
Post NameNursing Officer
Participating OrganizationMinistry of Labour and Employment
Application ModeOnline
Recruitment ProcessWritten Exam
Document Verification
Medical Exam
Exam Date7th to 27th March 2024
Age Limit18 to 27
SalaryRs. 42300/- to 63300/-
Official WebsiteEmployees’ State Insurance Corporation

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ESIC Notification for Nursing Officer

The candidates can check the official ESIC notification 2024 below for their reference.


ESIC Exam Date 2024

This year, the recruiting authority has not declared any official notification for the ESIC 2024 recruitment procedure as of now. It is expected to be released soon on the official website of the ESIC.

Important EventsDates
ESIC 2024 Recruitment Exam Notification26th February 2024
Registration Start7th March 2024
Registration Ends27th March 2024
ESIC Correction window starts28th March 2024
ESIC Correction window ends3rd April 2024
ESIC 2024 Recruitment Admit Card7 days before the exam date
ESIC 2024 Recruitment Exam Date07th July 2024
ESIC 2024 Recruitment ResultTo be declared later
ESIC 2024 Recruitment Score CardTo be declared later

ESIC Vacancies

Post NameVacancy
Nursing OfficerUR- 892
EWS- 193
SC- 235
ST- 164
OBC- 446
Total 1930

ESIC Recruitment Eligibility Criteria

ESIC usually declares an official notification before starting a recruitment procedure every single time. All the important information, including post-wise eligibility of a candidate required for this recruitment procedure, will be mentioned clearly in it. Here is a detailed discussion regarding the eligibility criteria for every single post is mentioned as follows. In the meantime, candidates can follow the official website to get updates regarding ESIC Recruitment 2024.

Educational Qualification

  • Faculty/Senior Resident/Tutor- As per teachers’ eligibility qualifications in Medical Institutions.
  • Super Specialist/Specialist- MBBS

Age Limit

The age limit to be eligible to apply for the ESIC Recruitment 2024 is different for different posts. The upper and lower age limit for each post is mentioned in the table below.

Category (Post)Age Limit (Years)
Super Specialist74
Senior Resident45
Nursing officers18-30

There will be age relaxation as per the government standards. The category-wise age relaxation for the ESIC 2024 recruitment procedure is mentioned in the table below.

CategorySub-categoryAge Relaxation
OBC 3 years
SC 5 years
ST 5 years
PWD  UR10 years
OBC13 years
SC15 years
ST15 years
Ex-ServicemenUR3 years
OBC6 years
SC8 years
ST8 years
ESIC Employee/ Government Servant who gave 3 years of regular and continuous serviceURUpto 40 years of age
OBCUpto 43 years of age
SCUpto 45 years of age
STUpto 45 years of age

Nationality / Citizenship

A candidate willing to apply for the ESIC Recruitment Procedure 2024 needs to fall under any one of the below-mentioned categories to be eligible. Those are as follows:

  • A citizen of India, or
  • A subject of Nepal, or
  • A subject of Bhutan, or
  • A Tibetan refugee who came over to India, before the 01st January 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India, or
  • A person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African Countries of Kenya, Uganda, and the United Republic of Tanzania.

ESIC Recruitment Application Form

The online application for the ESIC Recruitment Procedure 2024 has not started yet. Once the official notification is released, candidates will learn about the dates and related information for filling up the application form.

Application fees

The application fees for ESIC Recruitment 2024 are the same for all three different posts. However, the fees will vary from one category to another. So, the candidates need to make sure about the application fees for his/ her category before applying for any particular post. Here is also a table given below where application fees are mentioned as per the category.

Sl. No.CategoryFees
1.SC/ ST/ PWD/ Departmental Candidates, All Female Candidates, and Ex-Servicemennil
2.All Other CategoriesRs.100 /-

All the candidates must remember that the mode of payment for the application fees will be online. Hence, candidates can use any of these three methods, such as Credit Card/ Debit Card/ Net Banking. Candidates must remember that no other mode of payment will be accepted.

Application Steps

Once the application process is started, candidates need to start filling up the application form and submit it before the date mentioned in the official notification. The application form will be released on the official website of the ESIC. Here are the steps that are mentioned below a candidate can follow to fill up the application form correctly.

  • First, all eligible candidates must visit the official website of the ESIC.
  • Here, the home page will open on the screen. Candidates need to click on the ‘Recruitment’ section, which is available at the top of the home page.
  • After that, it will redirect to a page containing a list of notifications released by the ESIC for various posts.
  • Then, the candidates need to find and select the official notification for the recruitment to various posts of ESIC 2024.
  • Now, by clicking on the notification, a registration page will open. The candidates need to fill in his/her details name, and contact number at the appropriate place mentioned on that page.
  • Then, an OTP will be sent to the mobile number that is registered by the candidate in the previous step. The candidates need to enter the OTP received on their mobile to complete the registration process.
  • Once successfully completed the registration process, the candidate will be able to start filling out the application form.
  • In the application form, the candidate needs to fill in the required details and upload the documents that are asked for. Candidates must be aware of the dimensions of the documents as specified in the official notification.
  • The application process will be completed once the candidate pays the application fees. For the payment of the application fees, only an online mode of payment (Credit Card/ Debit Card/ Net Banking/ UPI, etc.) is acceptable.
  • Finally, the candidates can download the filled application form and take a printout for future reference in the examination process.

ESIC 2024 Recruitment Admit Card

The Employees’ State Insurance Corporation (ESIC) conducts the recruitment process for various posts every year. The recruitment process of the ESIC for the Faculty, Super Specialist, Specialist, Senior Resident, and Tutors posts for this year has started. The ESIC releases interview dates.

Admit Card Details

Each admit card has some information written on it. After receiving an admit card, each candidate must verify if all the details mentioned on the admit card are correct or not. Otherwise, a candidate must report to the authority at the earliest. Here is the information that is mentioned on every single admit card is as follows.

  • Candidate’s Name
  • Name of the Examination Center
  • Father’s Name
  • Mother’s Name
  • Gender (Male/ Female)
  • Category (ST/ SC/ OBC & Other)
  • Candidate’s Date of Birth
  • Candidates’ Roll Number
  • Name of the Examination
  • Time Duration of the Exam
  • Exam Date and Time
  • Test Centre Address
  • Photograph of the Candidate
  • Essential instructions for the examination
  • Signature of Candidate and Exam Counselor

How to Download an Admit Card?

The admit card is the most important document for any candidate who is going to take the test. Without the admit card, no candidate will be allowed to enter the exam center. Hence, all the candidates must carry their individual admit cards while entering the exam center.

  1.  At first, all the candidates need to visit the official website of the ESIC. The home page will appear on the screen.
  2. On the home page, the candidate has to find the link to download the ESIC 2024 admit card. Now, the candidates need to click on the link and it will be redirected to the ESIC Candidate login page portal.
  3. Now, they have to enter the login credentials: Registration or Roll number and DOB or password.
  4. After entering the login credentials, candidates will be able to see that individual Admit Card will appear on the screen.
  5. Now, the candidates have to download the admit card and take a printout.
  6. Last but not least, the candidates must go through each piece of information mentioned on the admit card. If there are any discrepancies in the admit card, then the candidates must contact the concerned official authority as soon as possible.

Documents to Carry with ESIC Admit Card

Candidates who are going to take the ESIC 2024 Exam, must take the following documents with them.

  • Valid ESIC Admit Card for the ESIC UDC/ Steno/ MTS 2024 Exam.
  • Valid and Original photo-identity proof, the photo-identity proof should display the candidates’ name.

Candidates can carry one of the following Photo ID cards such as Voter ID/ Employee ID/ College ID/PAN card/ Passport/ Driving License/ Aadhar Card/ Any other ID proof issued by a Gazetted Officer/ A college/university-issued identification card.

  • The candidate needs to carry a photocopy of their identity proof, the photocopy will be submitted to the invigilator.
  • The candidate should carry their recent passport-size photograph, which will be attached to the admit card in the presence of the invigilator.

ESIC Exam Centres

All the exam centres for this recruitment procedure are mentioned in the table below.

States/ UTsExam Centers
Andhra PradeshHyderabad
Himachal PradeshBaddi
Jammu and KashmirBari Brahmana
Madhya PradeshIndore
Tamil NaduTirunelveli
West BengalKolkata
Uttar PradeshNoida
Uttar PradeshVaranasi
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ESIC 2024 Recruitment Exam Pattern

ESIC UDC 2024 Exam Pattern

The ESIC 2024 recruitment process consists of three stages, Prelims, Mains, and Computer Skill Test (if required). So, the candidate needs to appear for the Prelims stage first, which is qualifying in nature. The candidates also need to qualify in the Mains Stage. Once you cleared both the examinations you will be selected for the next process of recruiting. Likewise, the last stage of the examination will have a computer knowledge test, which is to check the candidate’s computer knowledge. Also, it is mandatory to clear all three stages to complete the selection process. Consequently, the detailed explanation, marks, and weightage for each stage are discussed below.

ESIC UDC Preliminary Exam Pattern

  • The examination will be conducted online.
  • There will be a total of 100 questions and each question will carry 2 marks.
  • All the candidates will get 1 hour or 60 minutes to complete all four sections of the examination.
  • Generally, this stage is qualifying in nature.
  • Also, the examination will be in a Bilingual Language (Hindi/ English).
  • Moreover, for every wrong answer given by a candidate, one-fourth of the mark assigned to that question will be deducted from the total marks obtained by him/ her.
  • Finally, the candidates will be shortlisted in a ratio of 1:10, which means that based on performance candidates’ selection process will be taken place.
Sl. No.SectionNo. of questionsNo. of marksTime
1General Intelligence and Reasoning2550  1 hour or 60 minutes
2General Awareness2550
3Quantitative Aptitude2550
4English Comprehension2550

ESIC UDC Mains Exam Pattern

  • There will be a total of 200 questions in this exam.
  • Each question will carry 1 mark.
  • The examination will be conducted for 2 hours.
  • Also, the examination will be in Bilingual Language (Hindi/ English).
  • Negative markings will be there. For every wrong answer, the candidate will lose one-fourth of the mark assigned to that question.
Sl. No.SectionNo. of questionsNo. of marksTime
1General Intelligence and Reasoning25502 hours or 120 minutes
2General Awareness2550
3Quantitative Aptitude2550
4English Comprehension2550

ESIC UDC Computer Skill Test

  • The test consists of three parts.
  • The total marks will be 50.
  • All the candidates will get a total time of 30 minutes.
Sl. No.SectionMarksTotal MarksTime
1Preparation of 2 PowerPoint Slides105030 minutes
2Typing matter on MS Word with formatting20
3Preparation of Table on MS Excel using the given formulae20

ESIC Stenographer Exam Pattern

The ESIC Stenographer recruitment will be carried out in 2 stages that are Mains Examination and Computer Skill Test and Stenography Test. So, the candidate needs to qualify in all three examinations to qualify for the next process.  Likewise, The last stage of the examination will test the candidate’s computer knowledge and there will also be a stenography test.

ESIC Stenographer Mains Examination

  • The examination will be conducted online.
  • There will be three sections in this stage and each section will carry a different number of questions and the duration for each section will also be different.
  • There will be a total of 200 questions and each question will carry 1 mark.
  • The total time given for this stage is 130 minutes.
  • The examination will be in Bilingual Language (Hindi/English).
  • For every wrong answer, the candidate will lose one-fourth of the mark assigned to that question.
  • Finally, the candidates will be shortlisted in a ratio of 1:10.
Sl. No.SectionNo. of QuestionsMaximum MarksDuration
1English Language & Comprehension10010070 minutes
2Reasoning Ability505035 minutes
3General Awareness505025 minutes
 Total 200 200130 minutes

ESIC Stenographer Computer Skill Test

  • The test consists of three parts.
  • The total marks will be 50.
  • The total time given to each candidate is 30 minutes.
Sl. No.SectionMarksTotal MarksTime
1Preparation of 2 PowerPoint Slides105030 minutes
2Typing matter on MS Word with formatting20
3Preparation of Table on MS Excel using the given formulae20

ESIC Stenography Test

Sl. No.CategoryDescription of Test
1GeneralThe test will be for 10 minutes with a speed of 80 words per minute(English/ Hindi). Also, the same will be transcribed by the candidate on a computer for one hour.
2VHFor English Shorthand transcription of the matter should be done in 85 minutes, also for Hindi Shorthand transcription of the matter should be done in 95 minutes.

ESIC 2024 Recruitment Syllabus

The ESIC Syllabus for Prelims and Mains is the same. But, the ESIC Stenographer Syllabus for Mains will not have a Quantitative Aptitude section. So, candidates can refer to the following ESIC MTS syllabus and ESIC UDC syllabus.

Prelims and Mains Syllabus

Verbal ReasoningStarting with, Analogy, Series Completion, Situation Reaction Test, Direction Sense Test, Classification, Verification of the 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 ReasoningDot 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 AffairsTaxes on Income and Expenditure, Financial and Railway Budget, Revenue of the Central Government, Economic Planning, Finance Commissions then, Public Finance, Bills, Concept of Budget, Inflation, National Income, Schemes and Policies implemented by the 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 IntelligenceNumber Ranking, Classification, Figurative Classification, Arithmetical Reasoning, Mathematical Operations, Blood Relations Then, Arrangements, Venn diagrams, Number Series, Figural Patterns, Cubes, and Dice, Analogies And also, Logical Venn Diagrams, Directions, Number, Ranking & Time Sequence, Non-Verbal Series, Coding-Decoding
Quantitative AptitudeSimple 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 ComprehensionSpellings/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, also, Shuffling of Sentences in a passage, Synonyms/Homonyms, Antonyms, Vocabulary in addition.

ESIC 2024 Recruitment Result and Cutoffs

Once the examination is finished the 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 checking out the official website often. A list of cut-off marks for every state and category, including ESIC MTS, CDS, and Stenographer, is available on the ESIC’s official website once the examination is finished.

ESIC 2024 Recruitment Results

The Result for the ESIC Recruitment 2024 will be released after every stage: Prelims, Mains, and the Computer Skill tests. After the Prelims exam, the ESIC will declare the results, and based on it candidates will move to the Mains Stage. After the Mains exam, ESIC UDC Results will be declared for the main examination, and based on it candidates will be called for the last stage: the Computer Skills Test.

You can also check on the blog on ESIC MTS Exam Analysis, ESIC MTS Previous question paper and ESIC MTS Salary.

How to Check ESIC Result?

Candidates can follow the below-mentioned steps to check the ESIC 2024 results.

  1. First, candidates need to visit the official website of the ESIC. The homepage will appear on the screen.
  2. On the home page, the candidates will find the link for the ESIC 2024 Results.
  3. Candidates need to select the relevant link and enter their login details. After entering the login details (registration/ roll number and DOB/ password), they need to click on the ‘submit button’.
  4. Candidates will get the result in the form of a merit list.
  5. Here, candidates can use the shortcut command “Ctrl+F’ to find their name/ roll number from the merit list.
  6. All the qualified candidates should take a printout of the result and keep it for future use.

ESIC 2024 Recruitment Cutoffs

The cut-off marks are decided for each stage separately. The candidate needs to score at least the specified marks to move to the next stage. Generally, the cut-off list is prepared with the following points in consideration. Those are as follows:

  • Number of vacancies.
  • Number of candidates who attended the examination.
  • The difficulty level of the exam.
  • Category of the candidate.
  • Highest marks obtained in the written examination.
  • Note: There is also a state-wise category-wise cut-off marks list for ESIC Recruitment.

You can also read our blog on ESIC UDC Prelims Exam Analysis.

Here is a table for the minimum qualifying marks for the ESIC Upper Division Clerk/ Stenographer/ MTS posts:

CategoryPercentage Minimum Qualifying MarksMinimum Qualifying Marks(Out of 200)
UR/ EWS45%90

ESIC Salary Structure

  • As per the 7th pay commission, for both UDC and Stenographer, the basic pay will be Rs. 25,500. However, for the MTS posts, the basic pay will be 18,800.
  • Besides the pay scale, the candidate will receive various benefits and allowances like Dearness Allowances (DA), Housing Renting Allowances (HRA), Travel Allowances (TA), and other such allowances as decided by the Central Government.
  • Here is a table for the ESIC UDC salary structure mentioned below.
Sl. No.ESIC PostsBasic PayGrade Pay
1UDCRs. 25,500- Rs. 81,100Rs. 2,800
2StenographerRs. 25,500- Rs. 81,100Rs. 2,800
3MTSRs. 18,000 – Rs. 56,900Rs. 2,400

ESIC 2024 Recruitment Preparation Tips

Candidates must follow the below-mentioned steps to qualify for the ESIC Recruitment Exam 2024 easily.

  1. Candidates going to take this exam must be aware of the entire subjects from where the questions will be asked. They have to prepare the entire syllabus accordingly. Candidates should make sure that they will cover each topic from the syllabus mentioned.
  1. Candidates must prepare a study timetable before starting preparation for this exam. They have to make sure that they will get enough time for the revision. Revision on the weekend and before the exam both are important here.
  2. Aspirants need to practice memorizing the topics they have prepared. It will help them remember the entire topic in their mind.
  3. Aspirants must try to give more mock tests while preparing for the exam. It will help them to improve their performance.
  4. Candidates need to choose the best study materials. There are a lot of study materials available in the market as well as on the internet. Candidates can collect them and start preparing for the exam accordingly.

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What does ESIC stand for?

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

What are the age limits for UDC, Stenographer, and MTS posts?

The minimum age limit is 18 for all three posts mentioned above. The maximum age limit for these three posts is 27. However, there will be age relaxation as per the government standard for certain categories like SC, ST, OBC, PWD, Ex-Servicemen, Govt employees, and ESIC employees.

What is the salary structure for the UDC/Steno?

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

What is the minimum qualification required to apply for the UDC, Stenographer, and MTS post?

The required qualifications for the UDC, Stenographer, and MTS posts are different. For the UDC post, the candidate needs to hold at least a bachelor’s degree in any stream from a recognized institute or university. Candidates must pass higher secondary or 10+2 from a recognized board for the Stenographer post. For the MTS post, candidates must pass the 10th standard from a recognized post or institute. However, the candidates should have a working knowledge of computers for all of these three posts.

What are the application fees for the ESIC Recruitment Exam 2024?

The application fees for all three posts (UDC, Stenographer, and MTS) are the same. The application fee for SC, ST, PWD, Departmental Candidates, Female Candidates, and Ex-Servicemen is Rs. 250. The application fee is Rs. 500 for the rest of the candidates. All the candidates need to know their application fee before applying for the ESIC 2024 Examination.