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ESIC Upper Division Clerk (ESIC UDC) Exam Guide
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Banking/IRDA Published on 30 September 2020

The ESIC is a scheme controlled by the Employees' State Insurance Company (ESIC) in compliance with the rules and regulations laid down under the 1948 ESI Act. UDC is an upper-division clerk with a 2400 (6cpc) grade pay. The principal job is divided into two cashiers: sub-post-UDC and UDC. An UDC has work related to public transactions, employer transactions, cashier ships (special allocation), benefit payments, and various assigned tasks. A UDC regulates the work assigned to an LDC and MTS and reports directly to the employees. In this article, we will discuss about the ESIC UDC Exam in detail.


ESIC UDC Exam Date 2020:


The ESIC UDC exam date will be published on the official website of the ESIC. The official notification regarding the same was released on 14th February 2020 after which the exam date is yet to be announced.


ESIC UDC 2020 Eligibility Criteria:


Nationality: Only Indian nationals can apply for this ESIC test.


Educational Qualification: Active applicants must be higher secondary pass from a recognized university/institute.

 

Age: Minimum of 18 years, Maximum aged 27 years.

Note that candidates should also have computer proficiency.


Total Vacancy:


Employee State Insurance Corporation is going to release a major notice of recruiting for various Departments in the ESIC. Candidates should check the ESIC UDC Notification on the official website of ESIC. Below are the vacancies from last year i.e. 2019 for ESIC UDC post to give you an overall idea about it.

Total Vacancies Number: 1709

Work Location: Delhi 

Official Site: https://www.esic.nic.in/


ESIC UDC Application Process:


  1. Visit ESIC's official website for ESIC UDC vacancies. 
  2. Find ESIC UDC application form on the home page.
  3. Fill the application form with useful details.
  4. Now add (self-certified) all related documents to it. 
  5. Then pay the Application Fee according to your group. 
  6. Check all the details now before clicking on the Send button. 
  7. Tap on the Send button after verifying all the details. 
  8. Finally, take a hard copy printout of that for use in the future.


Note that the application fees for candidates belonging to SC/ST/PwD/Females is Rs 250 while for candidates belonging to general and other caste categories have to pay Rs 500.

 

ESIC UDC 2020 Salary Structure:


ESIC UDC is an employee of the upper level, with a grade pay of 2400. The principal work is split into two cashiers: sub-post UDC and UDC. A UDC has government dealing functions, client selling, cashier ship (special allocation), benefit payment, and various assigned tasks.


Pay Level of an ESIC UDC according to the 7th Pay Commission is level-4 of Pay Matrix (Civilian staff).



ESIC UDC Salary


Basic UDC Salary

Pay Band Rs. 5,200-20,200

Level 4 is Rs.25500/-

Dearness Allowance DA

7% of Basic Salary

Transport Allowance

Rs.3600 for communities in the group 'x,' and Rs.1800 for the rest

House Rent Allowance HRA@24% of Basic Salary)

24%, 16% & 8% respectively for cities of the categories X, Y, and Z.

Gross Salary

Rs. 37000/- ‘X’ category cities

Rs. 33000/- ‘Y’ category cities

Rs.31000/- ‘Z’ category cities





ESIC UDC Selection Process:


The selection process for the ESIC UDC will take place across three stages i.e. Preliminary Inspection, Main Examination, and Computer Skill Testing for Upper Division Clerk (UDC).


ESIC Upper Division Clerk selection process (UDC) includes:


Preliminary Examination:


Preliminary Selection System for Upper Division Clerk (UDC) post in ESIC is as follows:

  1. One objective test in preliminary examination. 
  2. There will be four parts of the exam. 
  3. The overall length of the exam is for 1 hour (no separate sectional time). 
  4. The exam is of 200 marks and 200 questions.


Main Examination:


Main Selection System for the position of Upper Division Clerk (UDC) at ESIC is as follows:

  1. The Main Test is an objective test. 
  2. There will be four parts of the exam. 
  3. The overall length of the exam is for 2 hours (no separate sectional period). 
  4. The exam includes a limit of 200 marks of 200 questions.


Computer Skill Test:


Computer skill test system for selection to the Upper Division Clerk (UDC) post at ESIC is as follows:

  1. Machine ability testing is qualifying. 
  2. The exam will be held in three categories.
  3. The overall length of the exam is 30 minutes (No different sectional time).


ESIC UDC Exam Syllabus:

 

The ESIC UDC Exam Syllabus is as follows:-


Reasoning:


  1. Verbal Reasoning
  2. Syllogism
  3. Circular Seating Arrangement
  4. Linear Seating Arrangement
  5. Double Line-up
  6. Scheduling
  7. Input-Output
  8. Blood Relations
  9. Directions and Distances
  10. Ordering and Ranking
  11. Data Sufficiency
  12. Coding and Decoding
  13. Coded Inequalities
  14. Puzzles


English Language:


  1. Reading Comprehension
  2. Para jumbles
  3. Fill in the blanks
  4. Paragraph Completion
  5. Multiple Meaning/Error Spotting
  6. Paragraph Completion
  7. Idioms and Phrases
  8. Cloze Test


Quantitative Aptitude:


  1. Simplification
  2. Average
  3. Percentage
  4. Ratio and Percentage
  5. Data Interpretation
  6. Mensuration and Geometry
  7. Quadratic Equation
  8. Interest
  9. Problems of Ages
  10. Profit and Loss
  11. Number Series
  12. Speed, Distance and Time
  13. Time and Work
  14. Number System
  15. Data Sufficiency
  16. Linear Equation
  17. Permutation and Combination
  18. And Probability
  19. Mixture and Allegations


General Awareness and Current Affairs:


  1. History
  2. Geography
  3. General Science
  4. Current Affairs
  5. Basic Economics
  6. Budget
  7. Economic Survey
  8. Economic Current Affairs
  9. Banking and Finance
  10. Banking Terms
  11. Financial Terms
  12. Insurance Sector – Basics
  13. Insurance Terms
  14. Insurance Companies – Names, Headquarters, etc
  15. Insurance Terms


Exam Pattern:


The Exam Pattern according to ESIC UDC notification is:


Phase-1: Prelims


S. No.

Name of the Test (Objective Tests)

No. of Questions

Max. Marks

Duration

Medium

1

General Intelligence and

Reasoning

25

50

 

1 hour

Bilingual

2

General Awareness

25

50

Bilingual

3

Quantitative Aptitude

25

50

Bilingual

4

English Comprehension

25

50

English

 

Total

100

200

 

 

 

 

Phase-2: Mains


S. No.

Name of the Test (Objective Tests)

No. of Questions.

Max. Marks

Duration

Medium

1

General Intelligence and Reasoning

50

50

 

2 hours

Bilingual

2

General Awareness

50

50

Bilingual

3

Quantitative Aptitude

50

50

Bilingual

4

English Comprehension

50

50

English

 

Total

200

200

 

 

 

Phase-3: Computer Based Test


Sl. No.

Description of Test

Marks

Total Marks

Duration

1

Preparation of 02 PowerPoints Slides

10

 

50 marks

 

30

minutes

2

Typing matter on MS Word with formatting

20

3

Preparing table on MS Excel using formulae.

20

 

Applicants can prepare for this exam according to the above ESIC UDC exam pattern. 

 

Cut offs:


The details of ESIC final result cut off is given below:

 To check the ESIC UDC cut off candidates must follow the following steps:

  1. Visit ESIC's official website-esic.nic.in 
  2. Click on the button "ESIC final result 2020" and you can see the cut off there.

 

 ESIC is a great opportunity for those who are looking to be a part of the government jobs. For those who wish to prepare for the ESIC UDC Exam should refer to the correct exam syllabus and keep a check on the official website of ESIC. Good luck to all the ESIC UDC Exam aspirants!


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