ESIC SSO Prelims 2018 - Exam Analysis - 3rd November - Shift 2

ESIC SSO Prelims 2018 – Exam Analysis – 3rd November – Shift 2

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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 21-25 Easy-Moderate
REASONING 35 24-28 Easy - Moderate
TOTAL 100 66-75 Easy-Moderate

English (Easy-Moderate)

The level of the English section was easy to moderate like in shift 1. 6 questions were asked from Reading Comprehension with one question from Vocabulary. The passage was based on an article related to Auto Insurance.

TopicsNo. of QuestionsLevel
Reading Comprehension 7 Easy
Spelling Error 5 Easy
Cloze Test 4 Easy - Moderate
Word/Phrase Replacement 5 Easy - Moderate
Sentence Rearrangement 5 Easy - Moderate
Single filler 4 Easy
Total 30 Easy - Moderate

Reasoning (Easy-Moderate)

This section overall was easy to moderate.Puzzles dominated the section with four sets of seating arrangement and puzzles.

  • Linear Seating Arrangement
  • Square seating arrangement
  • Month-based puzzle
  • Floor Based Puzzle
TopicsNo. of QuestionsLevel
Puzzles and Seating Arrangement 20 Moderate
Syllogism 4 Easy - Moderate
Coding Decoding 4 Easy - Moderate
Inequality 5 Easy - Moderate
Blood Relations 1 Easy
Alphabet 1 Easy
Total 35 Easy - Moderate

Quantitative Aptitude (Moderate)

Like shift I, this section was of moderate level. Three sets of DI based on  Line Graph, Caselet and a Bar graph were asked.

TopicsNo. of QuestionsLevel
Data Interpretation 15 Moderate
Missing Number Series 5 Moderate
Approximation 5 Easy - Moderate
Miscellaneous Word Problems 10 Moderate
Total 35 Moderate

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Questions will be updated soon.

All the best for your upcoming exam!!!!

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