ESIC SSO Recruitment 2022: Exam Date, Eligibility, Selection Process, Exam Pattern

ESIC SSO 2022:  The Employees’ State Insurance Corporation (ESIC) is inviting online applications from eligible Indian citizens for filling up the post of Social Security Officer/ Manager Gr-II/ Superintendent on regular basis by Direct Recruitment in ESIC, Interested candidates can apply online for ESIC SSO 2022 from 12th March 2022 till 12th April 2022.

ESIC SSO 2022 Important Dates

ESIC SSO 2022 Notification Release Date11th March 2022
Online Application Registration Start Date12th March 2022
Online Application Registration End Date12th April 2022
ESIC SSO 2022 Admit Card Download DateTo Be Announced

ESIC SSO 2022 Eligibility


A candidate must be either:

(i) a Citizen of India or

(ii) a subject of Nepal or

(iii) a subject of Bhutan or

(iv) a Tibetan Refugee who came over to India before 1st January 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India or (v) a person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania (formerly Tanganyika and Zanzibar), Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with intention of permanently settling in India.

NOTE: A candidate belonging to categories (ii), (iii), (iv) & (v) above should possess a certificate of eligibility that has been issued by the Government of India.

Age Limit

Candidates should be minimum 21 years old and maximum 27 years old as on 12th April 2022.

Relaxation of Upper Age Limit

CategoryAge Relaxation permissible beyond the Upper age limit.
SC/ST5 years
OBC3 years
   PHUR- 10 yearsOBC- 13 yearsSC/ST- 15 years As per instructions of DoPT, a PWD applicant is entitled to age concession in different combinations subject to the condition of maximum age of 56 years. Further in case of a PWD by virtue of being a ESIC/Govt. Employee, concession to him/her will be admissible either as a ‘person with disability’ or as a ESIC/Govt. Employee’ whichever may be more beneficial to him/her.
 Ex-ServicemenUR- 3 years (*)OBC- 6 years (*)SC/ST- 8 years (*)(*) after deduction of the military service rendered from the actual age
ESIC Employee/ Government Servant who have rendered not less than 3 years regular and continuous service as on closing date for receipt of applicationUR- upto 40 yearsOBC- upto 43 yearsSC/ST- upto 45 yearsNote– Applicant should continue to have the status of ESIC/ Govt. servant till the time of appointment, in the event of their selection.
Other categories of personsIn accordance with the instructions and orders issued from time to time

Educational Qualification

1. A degree of a recognized University (Preference will be given to the graduates in Commerce/Law/Management).

2. Working knowledge of computer including use of office suites and database

Experience (Desirable): Three years’ service in a Government Organization or Corporation or Government Undertaking or Local Body or Scheduled Bank etc.

ESIC SSO 2022 Selection Process

Eligible candidates will undergo a three-tier selection process that includes a Preliminary Exam, Main Exam, and Computer Skills & Descriptive Test

Phase 1: Preliminary Exam

Phase 2Mains Exam

Phase 3Computer Skills and Descriptive Test

ESIC SSO 2022 Exam Pattern

Phase 1: Preliminary Exam

Name of the Test (Objective Tests)No. of Ques.Max. MarksDurationMedium
English Language303020 minutesEnglish
Reasoning Ability353520 minutesHindi & English
Quantitative Aptitude353520 minutesHindi & English


1. Phase – I is qualifying in nature and marks will not be reckoned for final merit.

2. For each wrong answer, there will be a negative marking of one fourth of the mark assigned to that question.

3. 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.

4. If the examination is held in more than one session, the scores across various sessions will be equated following standard practice to adjust for slight differences in difficulty level of different test batteries used across sessions.

Phase 2: Mains Exam

Name of the Test (Objective Tests)No. of Qs.Max. MarksDurationMedium
Reasoning/ Intelligence406035 minutesHindi & English
General/ Economy/ Financial/ Insurance Awareness404020 minutesHindi & English
English Language304030 minutesEnglish
Quantitative Aptitude406035 minutesHindi & English
Total1502002 hours 


1. The marks obtained in Phase – II will be considered for final selection.

2. For each wrong answer, there will be a negative marking of one fourth of the mark assigned to that question.

3. The candidates will be shortlisted for Phase-III 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.

Phase 3: Computer Skills and Descriptive Test

Computer Skill Test (CST) – 50 Marks (30 Minutes Duration) comprising of the following three parts.

Name of TestsMarks Allotted
Preparation of 02 Power Points Slides10 Marks
Typing matter on MS Word with formatting20 Marks
Preparation of Table on MS Excel with use of formulae20 Marks

Descriptive Paper – English Language (Letter Writing & Essay)

No. of QuestionsMax. MarksDurationVersion
25030 minutesEnglish


1. The working knowledge 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.

2. Computer Skill Test and Descriptive paper will be qualifying in nature. Marks obtained will not be reckoned for merit ranking.

ESIC SSO 2022 Salary

Pay Level – 7 of Pay Matrix (Rs. 44,900-1,42,400) as per 7th Central Pay Commission. In addition to Pay, they will also be eligible for DA, HRA and Transport Allowance, and other allowances as per rules in force from time to time.

ESIC SSO 2022 How to Apply

Candidates should apply only through online mode via the official website of ESIC or click below on the apply online link. No other mode of application will be accepted. Have a valid personal email ID, which should be kept active till the declaration of results.

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