ESIC Eligibility Criteria

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Eligibility Criteria 2021

ESIC  Eligibility Criteria

The Employee State Insurance Corporation (ESIC) invited applications from eligible aspirants for the posts of Stenographer, UDC & MTS in its notification released on December 28, 2021.

To ensure that you successfully apply for your desired post, it is extremely important that you stay updated and well aware of all the important details with respect to the ESIC eligibility criteria 2021.  

Note: The candidates should have passed and attained the educational qualification on or before the closing date of the application process, i.e. February 15, 2022. If not, they will be considered ineligible to apply.

Educational Criteria

ESIC released its recruitment for three different posts of Upper Division Clerk, Multitasking Staff, and Stenographer, and thus, the educational qualifications differ for all. To be eligible to fill the ESIC UDC application form you need to possess a Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline from any recognized university. Besides this, working knowledge of computers including the use of Office Suites and Databases will be an added advantage to you. It is crucial to check the ESIC eligibility before applying for the exam. 

The detailed educational criteria for ESIC UDC, MTS, and Stenographer can be obtained from the tables below.

ESIC UDC Educational Qualification

Name of PostEducational Qualification
Upper Division Clerk 
  • A degree of a recognized University or equivalent.
  • Working knowledge of computer including use of office suites and databases.

ESIC Stenographer Educational Qualification

Name of PostEducational Qualification
Stenographer
  • 12th class pass or equivalent from a recognized Board or University.
  • Skill Test Norms: Dictation: 10 Minutes @ 80 words per minute and Transcription: 50 minutes (English),65 minutes (Hindi) (Only on computers).

ESIC MTS  Educational Qualification

Name of PostEducational Qualification
MTS Matriculation or equivalent pass from recognized Board.

ESIC Age Criteria

Before you apply for the ESIC UDC, MTS, and Steno notification, you should be aware of the complete eligibility requirements & conditions. Apart from the educational qualifications, a candidate willing to apply for ESIC recruitment also needs to follow specific age criteria. The ESIC UDC age limit is that you should not be younger than 18 years and older than 27 years as on the date mentioned in the official notification. To apply for the post of ESIC MTS post, you should not be above 25 years. You can also refer to the table given below for further ESIC age limit details -

Name of PostAge Criteria (as on February 15, 2022)
Upper Division Clerk / Stenographer
  • Minimum - 18 years
  • Maximum - 27 years
MTS
  • Minimum - 18 years
  • Maximum - 25 years

ESIC Age Relaxation

ESIC provides a relaxation in the upper age limit to certain reserved categories. Categories like SC/ST/OBC are eligible for this relaxation. The relaxation years vary among all the reserved categories. Besides this, employees of the ESIC and Government servants who have rendered not less than 3 years of service are also eligible for age relaxation as per government norms. The table given below provides further details on ESIC age relaxation-

CategoryAge Relaxation
SC/ST 5 years
OBC 3 years
PWD
  • UR- 10 years
  • OBC- 13 years
  • 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.
Ex-Servicemen
  • UR- 3 years
  • OBC- 6 years
  • SC/ST- 8 years
ESIC Employee/ Government Servant who have
rendered not less than 3 years regular and continuous
service as on closing date for receipt of application
  • UR- upto 40 years
  • OBC- upto 43 years
  • SC/ST- upto 45 years
Applicant should continue to have the status of ESIC/ Govt. servant till the time of appointment, in the event of his/her selection.
Other categories of persons In accordance with the instructions and orders of Govt. of India issued from time to time

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FAQs

The maximum age to apply for the ESIC UDC post is 27 years.
The maximum age to apply for the ESIC MTS post is 25 years.
The minimum educational qualification required for the ESIC UDC is a Graduate degree.
To be eligible for the ESIC recruitment, you need to pass the examination on or before the closing date of the ESIC application window, which is February 15, 2022.
No. To be eligible for age relaxation in ESIC recruitment, you need to have served at least for 3 years on a regular & continuous basis till the date of appointment.
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