ESIC Stenographer Exam-pattern 2022: ESIC Stenographer Recruitment 2022 Notification is Out for 165 Posts. ESIC (Employees State Insurance Corporation) was established in 1952. The ESIC exam is conducted to recruit a number of candidates for various posts such as Clerk, MTS, UDC, Stenographer, Paramedical Posts. ESIC Selection Process includes Prelims, Mains, and Computer Skill Tests. But for the post of Stenographer, there will be the Mains exam & Computer test only. The recruitment process is based on the total number of vacancies per post. In this blog, we will check the ESIC Stenographer Exam pattern in detail.
ESIC Stenographer Exam-pattern 2022
Knowing the ESIC Stenographer exam pattern will help you in the ESIC Steno 2021 exam. It further helps you to classify and streamline your preparation level according to the examination. Before getting into the exam pattern let us know about the ESIC Steno selection process:
ESIC Stenographer 2022-selection process
The ESIC Stenographer selection process has two rounds. The first round is the Main exam and the performance in this round is considered for preparing the final merit list. The second round is the Computer Skill Test (CST). The CST is of a qualifying type. Here are the two phases of the ESIC Steno exam:
- Phase I (Main Examination)
- Phase II (Computer Skill Test & Steno Test)
ESIC Stenographer Exam-pattern:
Now that we have gone through the ESIC Stenographer Selection process, let us dive deep into the ESIC Stenographer exam pattern.
ESIC Stenographer Phase-I Exam-pattern:
|S. 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.
ESIC Salary Structure 2021-22
The ESIC salary as per the 7th pay commission is as follows:
|Upper Division Clerk/Upper Division Clerk Cashier||Level-4(Rs. 25,500-81,100)|
ESIC Stenographer 2022 Syllabus:
Here is the complete list of topics included in the ESIC Stenographer syllabus 2022.
|General Intelligence |
Punched hole/pattern-folding & unfolding
Figural Pattern–folding and completion
Symbolic/Number Analogy Trends
Coding and Decoding & Other Topics
|English Language & Comprehension|
Spot the error
Fill in the blanks
Synonyms / Homonyms / Antonyms
Idioms and phrases
One word substitutions
Shuffling of sentence parts
Awards and Honours
Books & Authors
Art & Culture
Countries & Capitals
Sports and Games
Inventions & Discoveries
Check the detailed syllabus here.
ESIC Stenographer 2022 Important Dates
|ESIC Stenographer notification Release Date||28th December 2021|
|Apply Online Starts||15th January 2022|
|Last Date to Apply||15th February 2022|
|ESIC Admit Card 2022||—|
|ESIC Exam Date 2022||—|
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