Detailed ESIC Exam Pattern 2019 for the post of UDC & Stenographer

ESIC Exam Pattern

Employee State Insurance Corporation has commenced its 2019 Recruitment for 1935 vacancies for 2 posts. This article will take you through the detailed ESIC Exam Pattern for UDC (Upper Division Clerk) & Stenographer.

  • The Phase 1 exam is going to be conducted on 14th July 2019. Appearing candidates should mark their calendar for all important ESIC Exam Dates.
  • Candidates should download their ESIC Admit Card well before the exam date.
  • In the last few days leading up to the exam, candidates should go through Mock Tests to prepare for the exam and to understand the Paper Pattern.

ESIC Exam Pattern 2019

ESIC Exam is considered to be of “Medium” level difficulty. We will take you through the complete ESIC Exam Pattern for both the announced vacancies.

  • ESIC tests the candidates in General Intelligence & Reasoning, General Awareness, Quantitative Aptitude, English & Computer Skills.
  • Students can go through ESIC Preparation Tips to know about exam strategies & learning techniques.
  • The Test is conducted Online in different exam centers all across the country.

ESIC Exam Pattern for UDC

ESIC recruits for Upper Division Clerk through the following process-

  1. Prelims Exam
  2. Mains Exam
  3. Computer Skill Test

UDC Exam Pattern for Prelims

Section No. of Questions Max. Marks Time Duration
General Intelligence and Reasoning ( Bilingual) 25 50 1 Hour
General Awareness ( Bilingual) 25 50
Quantitative Aptitude ( Bilingual) 25 50
English 25 50
Total 100 200
  1. The UDC Prelims exam is qualifying in nature, the marks obtained in this section are not considered in final selection.
  2. For each incorrect answer there is a markdown of 0.25 marks.

ESIC UDC Mains Exam Pattern

Section No. of Questions Max. Marks Time Duration
General Intelligence and Reasoning ( Bilingual) 50 50 2 Hour
General Awareness ( Bilingual) 50 50
Quantitative Aptitude ( Bilingual) 50 50
English 50 50
Total 200 200
  1. Marks Obtained in UDC Mains are considered in final selection.
  2. For each incorrect answer there is a markdown of 0.25 marks.

ESIC Exam Pattern for Computer Skill Test

Description of Test Marks Total Marks Duration
2 Power Points Slides 10 50 Marks 30 minutes
Typing matter on MS Word with formatting 20
Preparation of Table on MS Excel with formulas 20
  1. The Computer skill test is qualifying in nature.
  2. Marks obtained in this section are not considered in final selection.

*Go through the ESIC Selection Process of UDC & Stenographer to understand the Recruitment process.

ESIC Exam Pattern for Stenographer

Employee State Insurance Corporation recruits for the post of Stenographer through the following process-

  1. Main Exam
  2. Computer Skill Test

Stenographer Exam Pattern for Mains

Name of the Subject  No. of Questions  Total Marks  Duration 
 English Language  100  100  70 Minutes
 Reasoning Ability  50  50  35 Minutes
General Awareness  50  50  25 Minutes
 Total  200  200  130 Minutes
  • The marks obtained in this phase are considered in the final selection as well.
  • This section does have Negative marking. For each incorrect answer 1/4th marks are deducted.

Stenographer Exam Pattern for Computer Skill Test

Description of Test Marks Total Marks Duration
2 Power Points Slides 10 50 Marks 30 minutes
Typing matter on MS Word with formatting 20
Preparation of Table on MS Excel with formulas 20
  1. The Computer skill test is qualifying in nature.
  2. Marks obtained in this section are not considered in final selection.

ESIC Syllabus for UDC & Stenographer

Now that we have covered ESIC Paper Pattern. Let us take a brief look at ESIC Syllabus for UDC & Stenographer

Following are some important Topics in the ESIC Exam.

1) The Genera Awareness section usually focuses on current affairs & popular events in the country.

2) General Intelligence and Reasoning focuses largely on the following topics

  1. Puzzles
  2. Coding – Decoding
  3. Syllogism
  4. Seating Arrangement

3) Important Quantitative Aptitude topics that preparing candidates should practice a lot on

  1. Data Interpretation
  2. Number Series
  3. Time & Work
  4. Simplification

4) Majority of the questions in English Section are asked from these topics

  1. Reading Comprehension
  2. Cloze Test
  3. Fill in the Blanks

 

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