ESIC Stenographer 2022 Eligibility Criteria
ESIC Stenographer 2022 Eligibility Criteria: ESIC Stenographer notification was released on 28th December 2021 for 165 posts in ESIC Stenographer 2022. The online application process starts on 15th January 2022 and the last date for online application is 15th February 2022. In this blog, we will discuss the ESIC Stenographer 2022 Eligibility Criteria like age limit, nationality, educational qualification etc.
ESIC Stenographer 2022 – Overview
|Exam Conducting Authority||Employees' State Insurance Corporation (ESIC)|
|Name of the Post||Stenographer|
|Selection Process||Written Exam|
|Online Application Start Date||15th January 2022|
|Last Date to apply online||15th February 2022|
|Hall Ticket Release Date||To be Announced|
|Last Date to get Hall Ticket||To be Announced|
|Exam Date and Time||To be Announced|
|Exam Center Location||India|
|Exam Mode||Online / Offline|
ESIC Stenographer Eligibility Criteria
There are various criteria that are presented by the exam conducting authorities for the ESIC Stenographer examination. The following are eligibility criteria for ESIC Stenographer
The age of the candidates should be between 18 to 27 years as on the closing date for receipt of applications i.e. 15th February 2022.
Relaxation in Age Limit
Upper age limit is relaxable for persons belonging to reserved categories i.e. SC/ST/OBC/PWD/Ex Servicemen and for ESIC Employees, Government Servants as under:
|Sl. No||Category||Age Relaxation is permissible beyond the Upper age limit.|
|3.|| PH||(i) UR- 10 years|
(ii) OBC- 13 years
(iii) SC/ST- 15 years
As per instructions of DoPT, a PWD applicant is entitled to age concession in different combinations subject to the condition of maximum age of 56 years. Further in case of a PWD by virtue of being a ESIC/Govt. Employee, concession to him/her will be admissible either as a ‘person with disability' or as a ESIC/Govt. Employee' whichever may be more beneficial to him/her.
|4.||Ex-Servicemen||(i) UR- 3 years (*)|
(ii) OBC- 6 years (*)(iii) SC/ST- 8 years (*)(*) after deduction of the military service rendered from the actual age
|5.||ESIC Employee/ Government Servant who have rendered not less than 3 years regular and continuous service as on closing date for receipt of application|
(i) UR- up to 40 years
(ii) OBC- up to 43 years(iii) SC/ST- upto 45 years
Note– Applicant should continue to have the status of ESIC/ Govt. servant till the time of appointment, in the event of their selection.
|6.||Other categories of persons||In accordance with the instructions and orders issued from time to time|
A candidate must be either:
- a citizen of India, or
- a subject of Nepal, or
- a subject of Bhutan, or
- a Tibetan refugee who came over to India, before the 1st January 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India, or
- a person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African Countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania (Formerly Tanganyika and Zanzibar ), Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India.
Provided that a candidate belonging to categories (b), (c), (d) and (e) above shall be a person in whose favour a certificate of eligibility has been issued by the Government of India.
A candidate in whose case a certificate of eligibility is necessary may be admitted to the Examination but the offer of appointment will be given only after the necessary eligibility certificate has been issued to him by the Government of India.
12th class pass or equivalent from a recognized Board or University.
Skill Test Norms
Dictation: 10 Minutes @ 80 words per minute.
Transcription: 50 minutes (English) and 65 minutes (Hindi) (Only on computers).
Selection Process for ESIC Stenographer 2022
The ESIC Stenographer selection process has two rounds. The first round is the Main exam (written), this round is considered for preparing the final merit list. The second round is the Computer Skill Test (CST) and the Stenography Test. The CST is qualifying in nature.
ESIC Stenographer Exam Pattern
ESIC Stenographer Phase-I exam pattern
|Sl. No||Name of Test||No. of Questions||Maximum Marks||Duration||Medium of Exam|
|1.||English Language & Comprehension||100||100||70 Minutes||English|
|2.||Reasoning Ability||50||50||35 Minutes||English/Hindi|
|3.||General Awareness||50||50||25 Minutes||English/Hindi|
| ||Total||200||200||130 Minutes|| |
- The marks obtained in Phase-I Main Examination will be considered for final selection.
- For each wrong answer, there will be a negative marking of one-fourth of the mark assigned to that question.
- The candidates will be shortlisted for Phase-II Skill Test in Stenography in the ratio of 1:10 i.e. about 10 times the number of vacancies in each category on the basis of their performance in Phase – I.
ESIC Stenographer Phase-II Exam Pattern
The candidates who are shortlisted in the Main Examination will be required to appear in the Skill Test of Stenography. The candidates will be given one dictation for 10 minutes in English or Hindi (as opted by the candidates in the Online Application Form) at the speed of 80 words per minute. The matter will have to be transcribed on a computer. The Transcription Time is as under:
|Language of the skill test||Time duration||Time duration for PWD candidates|
|English||50 Minutes||70 Minutes|
|Hindi||65 Minutes||90 Minutes|
Qualifying Marks/Standards: The Qualifying Marks in Phase I – Main Examination will be 45% for UR Category, 40% for OBC Category & EWS category, 35% for SC, ST & Ex. Servicemen category and 30% for PWD Category. The Qualifying Standards in Phase –II Stenography Skill Test will be decided at the discretion of ESIC.