ESIC Recruitment 2019: Notification, Registration, Eligibility, Syllabus, Salary

ESIC Recruitment 2019: Employee State Insurance Corporation (ESIC) of India recruits thousand of candidates every year in various posts like Steno, UDC, Specialist Grade-II , tutors, junior residents, specialists, dental surgeon, teaching faculty, senior resident etc.

Candidates can check latest ESIC Recruitment registration for the posts of Stenographer and Upper Division Clerk (UDC) in different heads and departments.

ESIC Recruitment 2019 Notification

The ESIC notification 2019 has been released in the month of March. For complete details about ESIC Notification 2019 like recruitment summary, eligibility criteria, vacancy, application form, exam pattern, syllabus, study material, admit card, etc read the article below.

ESIC Recruitment Summary

Organization Employee State Insurance Corporation (ESIC)
Apply Date 18th March, 2019
Salary Rs 25500
Age Limit 18 – 27 years
Post Name Stenographer and Upper Division Clerk (UDC)
Vacancy 1944
Qualification Bachelor’s degree/Class 12th
Job Location Anywhere in India

ESIC Recruitment 2019 Important Dates

ESIC Recruitment 2019 Important Dates for the post of Stenographer and UDC are:

Events Exam Dates
Notification Released
First date of online application 16 March 2019
Last date of online application 15 April 2019
ESIC Exam Date 14 July 2019
ESIC Result To be released later

ESIC 2019 Registration Form

Candidates can fill the ESIC 2019 registration form after ensuring that they fill the eligibility criteria required for the vacancy. Following are the steps to fill the application & apply online:

  • Visit official website of ESIC
  • Go to the online application form and fill the details correctly. No manual application is entertained.
  • You will also have to upload your scanned photo, left thumb impression and signature
  • Submit the form and pay the fee
  • Application fee is Rs 500 for General/OBC and Rs 250 for SC/ST/PWBD/Ex-servicemen. The fee is not refundable.
  • The fee can be paid through online mode (by net banking/credit card/debit card) only.
  • The e-mail entered by the candidates should remain valid for a period of at least one year as all the further correspondence is sent in it
  • Candidates are advised to read the instructions properly and take a print out of the registration slip generated by the system for further use
  • A hand written declaration in English only with candidate’s sign is also to be uploaded by the candidate.

ESIC Recruitment 2019 Vacancy

ESIC Recruitment 2019 Vacancies are released in the official notification of ESIC for various posts and these are given in the table below. There can be changes in the number of vacancies but those will be updated by the company in its official website.

The vacancy for both the posts is:

Posts Vacancy
Stenographer 172
UDC 1772

ESIC Recruitment 2019 Eligibility Criteria

ESIC Recruitment 2019 Eligibility of the candidates will be decided on the basis of educational qualification, age limit and nationality.

Educational Qualification and Age limit is summarized in the table below:

ESIC Posts Educational Qualification Age limit
  • Class 12th from a recognized university
  • Speed of 80 words per minute in English/Hindi
  • Working knowledge of computer (including use of database and office suites
 18 to 27 years as on 15/04/2019
  • Degree of a recognized university
  • Working knowledge of computer (including use of database and office suites
18 to 27 years as on 15/04/2019

Relaxation is provided to the reserved category candidates, age relaxation for them will be as follows:

  • SC/ST – 5 years
  • OBC – 3 years
  • PWBD: SC/ST – 15 years
  • PWBD: OBC – 13 years
  • PWBD: UR – 10 years
  • Ex-servicemen: SC/ST – 8 years
  • Ex-servicemen: OBC – 6 years
  • Ex-servicemen: UR – 3 years


The candidate must be either a:

  • Citizen of India or
  • Subject of Nepal/Bhutan
  • Tibetan refugee
  • Of Indian origin (as per the set forms)

Complete details about the eligibility criteria can be checked in the official notification of the posts.

ESIC Recruitment 2019 Exam Pattern

ESIC Recruitment 2019 Exam is conducted online in two phases (stenographer) and three phases (UDC). Exam pattern may differ according to the post. The medium of examination will be Hindi/English. There is negative marking of 1/4th marks for each wrong answer.

ESIC Stenographer exam pattern:

Sections Questions Marks Duration
English Language & Comprehension 100 100 70 minutes
Reasoning Ability 50 50 35 minutes
General Awareness 50 50 25 minutes
Total 200 200  130 min

ESIC Stenographer Computer Skill Test:

Sections Marks Duration
Preparation of 2 power point slides 10 30 minutes
Typing matter on MS Word with formatting 20
Preparation of Table on MS Excel with use of formulae 20
Total 50

Stenography Test: The test will be for 10 minutes with a speed of 80 words per minute in English/Hindi and transcription of the same on computer for one hour. VH candidate will be required to transcribe the matter in 85 minutes (English Shorthand) & in 95 minutes (Hindi Shorthand).

The working knowledge of PWD Candidates who are unable to type will be assessed by holding an Objective Type Computer Test of 50 Marks with 50 Questions and no negative marking.

ESIC UDC Preliminary Exam Pattern:

Sections Questions Marks Duration
General Intelligence and Reasoning 25 50 01 hour
General Awareness 25 50
Quantitative Aptitude 25 50
English Comprehension 25 50
Total 100 200

ESIC UDC Mains Exam Pattern:

Sections Questions Marks Duration
General Intelligence and Reasoning 50 50 02 hours
General Awareness 50 50
Quantitative Aptitude 50 50
English Comprehension 50 50
Total 200 200

The computer skill test pattern is same for the post of UGC is same as it was for Stenographer.

ESIC Recruitment 2019 Syllabus

ESIC Recruitment  2019  Syllabus will contain topic on the subjects like General Aptitude, Computer knowledge, Reasoning Ability, General Awareness and English Language/Comprehension.

The students will have to understand and read the books on the respective topics for getting qualified in the exam and by knowing the tricks of solving the questions of Quantitative Aptitude.

The candidates should have good computer knowledge as is required for the posts. Candidates applying for the post of Stenographer should practice well for the same.

Check complete syllabus for ESIC in the link (Click here).

ESIC Recruitment 2019 Books

Candidates can prepare for the exam with good books and study material. Sample papers and previous year questions are also given in many books which prove to be very helpful for the candidates.

We have recommended some of the famous ESIC Recruitment 2019 books for the candidates preparing for the ESIC exams. Candidates can either purchase a single guide for all the sections or single books for all the sections separately.

Recommended books for ESIC Recruitment 2019:

  1. ESIC UDC & Stenographer Phase I by Arihant Experts
  2. ESIC UDC Pre exam books by VVK Subburaj
  3. ESIC UDC Phase II Exam practice book by Kiran Prakashan

ESIC Recruitment Previous Year Papers

The best way to do well in exam is to solve ESIC Recruitment previous year papers. Candidates get good knowledge about the type of questions asked in the exam and how should they manage the time in order to do the questions in time.

Candidates can also practice through the mock papers and test series which are available online either for free or after payment. Candidates are advised to solve the paper topic wise so that they make it clear in the mind that where they lack practice.

ESIC Recruitment 2019 Selection Procedure

ESIC Recruitment 2019 Selection Procedure for Stenographer is:

  1. Mains Examination
  2. Computer Skill Test & Stenography Test

Phase I is qualifying in nature and marks obtained in that are not considered for final merit. The candidates are shortlisted for Phase II in the ratio of 1:10 that means 10 candidates will be shortlisted for one vacancy.

Selection procedure for UDC is:

  1. Preliminary Examination
  2. Mains Examination
  3. Computer Skill test

Only the marks that are obtained in the Mains Examination are considered for final Selection. The candidates will be shortlisted for Phase III in the ratio of 1:5, i.e. about 5 times the number of vacancy.

Mere passing marks are not sufficient to be selected for further process. Candidates are required to obtain minimum marks to get shortlisted for interview.

ESIC Recruitment 2019 Admit Card

ESIC Recruitment 2019 Admit card is very important aspect in the selection process. Following are the points to be noted for the admit card for the posts.

  • The ESIC Recruitment 2019 Admit Card is available online in the official website
  • Candidates shall download the admit card by entering their registration number and password
  • Candidates are advised to carefully read and understand the instructions mentioned in the admit card
  • Candidates should keep the admit card and any other required document asked to bring along with the admit card while entering the examination center as no entry is allowed without them

ESIC Recruitment 2019 Preparation Tips

The preparation tips for ESIC Recruitment 2019 may help the candidates in doing well in the written. Following are the points to be remembered:

  • Candidates should firstly make a study plan and prepare everyday accordingly
  • You should try all the possible tricks to solve/do a question and then the most effective one should be used in the examination.
  • Give maximum time to your study daily and focus well in all the subjects
  • Group study is also very useful for the examination so that all the candidates can help each other whenever required.

ESIC Recruitment 2019 Cut-Off

ESIC Recruitment 2019 Cut-Off marks are to be released soon by the officials in the official website of the corporation. Candidates can download the pdf of the merit list by entering the required details. The final cut off marks will be decided by ESIC only.

The list of cut-off marks will be released state wise and category wise in the website of ESIC.

Cut-offs depends upon the total number of posts in a circle and total number of candidates appeared in that circle. Candidates shall obtain the minimum marks/Cut- off marks or above to get shortlisted for the further process of selection.

According to the previous year data, the cut-off marks (out of 200) are expected to be between 70 – 80 for SC/ST, 80 – 90 for OBC and 80 – 90 for General category.

ESIC Recruitment 2019 Result

The ESIC Recruitment 2019 Result is declared in its official website and candidates can check it by entering their roll number in the site. Answer key is also released by the board few days before the result. The qualifying marks for each phase will be decided by ESIC.

After the results are declared and candidates are selected, call letter is sent to their respective email addresses in which all the details about the date, time and place of the next process is mentioned. The process of document verification is started after the release of written test result.

We hope that you liked the ESIC Recruitment 2019 notification. For any query, you can drop your comments below, we will be glad to assist you.  

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