ESIC SSO Prelims 2018 - Exam Analysis - 3rd November - Shift 1

ESIC SSO Prelims 2018 – Exam Analysis – 3rd November – Shift 1

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Employee’s State Insurance Corporation (ESIC) is conducting exam for filling up the post of 607 Social Security Officer/ Manager Gr-II/Superintendent vacancies on regular basis. ESIC SSO Prelims 2018 will be held in two different shifts today.

A lot of aspirants eyeing for the prestigious post, have taken their first step towards their goal by appearing for this exam. A lot of changes have been incorporated in the exam. The major being the introduction of the sectional time of 20 minutes. Hence, everyone is keen to know about the exam.  

We bring you a detailed analysis of the exam along with the number of questions, marks distribution and questions asked in the exam after detailed conversation with many students who have appeared for the exam.

It is very important to go through the analysis to analyze your performance and excel well in your exam. If you are one among those, who are yet to appear in the exam, this analysis will give you an idea of the questions that will be asked in your shift. 

So, let’s see what was asked in the exam.


SectionsNo. of QuestionsGood AttemptsLevel
ENGLISH 30 20-24 Easy-Moderate
REASONING 35 23-28 Easy - Moderate
TOTAL 100 66-75 Easy-Moderate

English (Easy-Moderate)

The level of the English section was easy to moderate. 8 questions were asked from Reading Comprehension. The passage was based on “Life Insurance and Profess Insurance”.

  • There were 2 questions of vocabulary based i.e Antonyms, Synonyms questions.
  • One word asked was ‘Liability‘.
  • Another word asked was ‘Exigency‘.
TopicsNo. of QuestionsLevel
Reading Comprehension 8 Moderate
Error Detection 5 Easy - Moderate
Filler 5 Easy - Moderate
Vocab Based Error Detection- Identify grammatically incorrect usage of a word/spelling error 4 Easy - Moderate
Word Usage- Identify correct usage in given sentences 3 Easy - Moderate
Sentence Rearrangement 5 Easy - Moderate
Total 30 Easy - Moderate

Reasoning (Easy-Moderate)

This section overall was was to moderate. The puzzles  asked were lengthy. Three sets of seating arrangement and puzzles were asked.

  • Linear Arrangement – 6 persons were seated in a single row. Another parameter was cities of the persons.
  • Circular Arrangement: Data related to 10 persons were given. In this some persons were facing outward direction and some were facing inward direction.
  • Box-based puzzle: The data related to 6 boxes were provided.
TopicsNo. of QuestionsLevel
Puzzles and Seating Arrangement 15 Easy-Moderate
Syllogism 5 Easy
Coding Decoding 5 Easy
Inequality 5 Easy
Direction Sense 4 Easy
Alphabet 1 Easy
Total 35 Easy - Moderate

Quantitative Aptitude (Moderate)

This section was of moderate level. Three sets of DI based on  Line Graph, Caselet and a Mixed DI of Pie+Table were asked.

TopicsNo. of QuestionsLevel
Data Interpretation 10 Easy
Missing Number Series 5 Easy
Simplification 10 Easy
Miscellaneous Word Problems 10 Moderate
Total 35 Easy-Moderate

Please let us know how your exam was in the comments section.

Questions will be updated soon.

All the best for your upcoming exam!!!!

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