ESIC SSO Paper Pattern 2014 – ESIC Social Security Officer Selection Process Part-I, Part-II & III

This article contains information regarding “ESIC SSO Paper Pattern 2014“. Employee’s State Insurance Corporation (ESIC) Social Security Officer (SSO) written exam pattern, selection process, scheme of examination (Part-I, Part-II, Part-III). ESIC SSO Selection process and scheme of examination is given in this page. Please read carefully.

ESIC SSO Paper Pattern 2014 – ESIC Social Security Officer Scheme of Examination Part-I, Part-II & III www.esic.nic.in.

Also Read: ESIC SSO Exam Dates 2014 [Expected]

esic sso paper pattern 2014 scheme of examination01. PART I – WRITTEN EXAMINATION – 200 MARKS (TOTAL 200 QUESTIONS, 2 HOURS DURATION)

The Part – I Written Examination will consist of following four parts:

  • General English – 50 Questions – 50 Marks,
  • General Intelligence – 50 Questions – 50 Marks
  • General Awareness – 50 Questions – 50 Marks
  • Arithmetic Ability – 50 Questions – 50 Marks.

Note 1: Questions will be of Objective Type Multiple Choice, set both in Hindi and English Language in Part I – Written Examination.

Note 2: Questions will be of a level commensurate with the essential qualification viz. graduation and questions in Part (iv) – Arithmetic Ability will be of 10th standard level.

Note 3: Negative Marking – There will be negative marking of 0.25 for each wrong answer in Part I – Written Examination.

Note 4: ESIC shall have the discretion to fix minimum qualifying marks in Part I – Written Examination and in each part of Part I – Written Examination.

02. PART II – (a) COMPUTER SKILL TEST – 50 MARKS (30 MINUTES DURATION) & (b) SHORT DESCRIPTIVE TEST OF QUALIFYING NATURE – 50 MARKS (01 HOUR DURATION)

(a) The Computer Skill Test (CST) will consist of following three parts:

  • Preparation of 02 Power Points Slides – 10 Marks
  • Typing matter on MS Word with formatting – 20 Marks and
  • Preparation of Table on MS Excel with use of formulae – 20 Marks.

Note 1: Minimum qualifying marks in the Part II (a) – Computer Skill Test will be decided by the ESIC.

(b) Short Descriptive Test of Qualifying Nature (50 Marks) – The short descriptive test will be qualifying in nature with questions drawn on the following subjects:

  • English Language & Comprehension.
  • Quantitative Abilities and
  • General Awareness.

Note 1: The short descriptive test will be of one hour duration and marks obtained by the candidate in short descriptive test will not be taken into account for determining the position of the candidates in merit order. Only those candidates who qualify in the Short Descriptive Test will be considered for short listing for Part III – Interview.

Note 2: Minimum qualifying marks in the Part II (b) – Short Descriptive Test will be decided by the ESIC.

03. PART III – INTERVIEW – 50 MARKS.

I. CRITERIA FOR SHORTLISTING FOR PART II – COMPUTER SKILL TEST & SHORT DESCRIPTIVE TEST, PART III – INERVIEW AND FINAL SELECTION

The Criteria for shortlisting of candidates for Part II – (a) Computer Skill Test & (b) Short Descriptive Test, Part III – Interview and Final Selection after interview is as under:

01. CRITERIA FOR SHORTLISTING FOR PART II – (a) COMPUTER SKILL TEST & (b) SHORT DESCRIPTIVE TEST

The candidates will be shortlisted for Part II – (a) Computer Skill Test & (b) Short Descriptive Test in the ratio of 1:5 on the basis of their performance in Part – I Written Examination.

02. CRITERIA FOR SHORTLISTING FOR PART III – INTERVIEW

The candidates who qualify in Part II (a) – Computer Skill Test and Part II (b) – Short Descriptive Test will be considered for shortlisting for Interview. The candidates will be shortlisted for Part III – Interview in the ratio of 1:3 on the basis of their performance in Part I – Written Examination and Part II (b) – Computer Skill Test. The weightage of marks for preparing the merit list for shortlisting the candidates for Part III – Interview in the ratio of 1:3 is as under:

  • Written Examination (200 Marks) : 70% Weightage
  • Computer Skill Test (50 Marks):  30% Weightage

Note: Part II (b) – Short Descriptive Test will be qualifying in nature and will not be will not be taken into account for determining the position of the candidates in merit order.

03. CRITERIA FOR FINAL SELECTION

The Final Selection for the post of Social Security Officer will be made on the basis of performance of candidates in Part I – Written Examination, Part II (a) – Computer Skill Test & and Part III – Interview. The weightage of marks for preparing final Select List is as under:

I. The weightage of marks of Written Examination and Computer Skill Test combined is 80%. II. The weightage of marks of interview is 20%.

Note: The final select list will be made by adding together the marks as under:

(i) 80% of the marks obtained in Written Examination (70% weightage) and Computer Skill Test (30% Weightage).

For example if the candidate has secured 120 marks out of 200 in Written Examination and 40 marks out of 50 in Computer Skill Test then weightage of Written Examination and Computer Skill Test will be 80 % of 96 (70% of 120 plus 30% of 40 i.e. 84 + 12 = 96).

(ii) 20% of marks obtained in Interview.

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