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Exam Highlights
  • Exam Name
    ESIC IMO Recruitment
  • Mode of Conduction
  • Exam Duration
    120 Minutes
  • Exam Frequency
    Once a year
  • Official Website
  • Total Marks
  • Total No. of Questions
  • Medium of the exam
    English, Hindi
Exam Dates
  • Official Notification
    December 2022
  • Start of Registration Process
    December 2022
  • Admit Card Release Date
    March 2022
  • Exam Date
    March 2023
  • Result
    to be announced
Eligibilty Criteria

ESIC IMO Educational Qualification

  • The candidate must hold an MBBS degree listed in the Indian Medical Council Act, 1956's 1st or 2nd Schedules, or Part-II of the 3rd Schedule (102 of 1956).
  • Holders of educational qualifications listed in Part II of the 3rd Schedule must additionally meet the requirements set out in section 13's subsection (3).

ESIC IMO Age Limit

The candidate must be under the age of 35 on January 31, 2022. This upper age limit shall be relaxed for the following categories:

Category Age Relaxations
ESIC employees & Govt servants 5 years
SC/ST/OBC/PWD/Ex-Servicemen As per rules/instructions of Govt. of India

ESIC IMO Experience

  • Candidates must have completed a rotational internship as a requirement.
  • Candidates who have not completed this internship will be able to sit for the written test if they complete the mandatory internship before the appointment.

ESIC IMO Nationality

The candidate must be either:

  • A citizen of India,
  • A subject of Nepal,
  • A subject of Bhutan,
  • A Tibetan refugee who came over to India before 01.01.1962, or
  • A person of Indian origin who 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.
Exam Pattern
Section Syllabus Questions Marks Duration
Section I: General Medicine & Pediatrics General Medicine 80 80 2 hours
Pediatrics 20 20
Section II: Surgery, Gynecology & Obstetrics & Preventive & Social Medicine Surgery 34 34
Gynecology & Obstetrics 33 33
Preventive & Social Medicine 33 33
Total 200 200

The final selection will be made on the basis of the performance of candidates in Paper – I (200 Marks) and Interview (50 Marks).

Subject Topics
General Medicine (i)Cardiology (ii) Respiratory diseases (iii) Gastro-intestinal (iv) Genito-Urinary (v) Neurology (vi) Hematology (vii) Endocrinology (viii) Metabolic disorders (ix) Infections/Communicable Diseases a) Virus b) Rickets c) Bacterial d) Spirochetal e) Protozoan f) Metazoan g) Fungus (x) Nutrition/Growth (xi) Diseases of the skin (Dermatology) (xii) Musculoskeletal System (xiii) Psychiatry (xiv) General (xv) Emergency Medicine (xvi) Common Poisoning (xvii) Snake bite (xviii) Tropical Medicine (xix) Critical Care Medicine (xx) Emphasis on medical procedures (xxi) Patho physiological basis of diseases (xxii) Vaccines preventable diseases and Non vaccines preventable diseases (xxiii) Vitamin deficiency diseases (xxiv) In psychiatry include – Depression, psychosis, anxiety, bipolar diseases and Schizophrenia
Pediatrics (i) Common childhood emergencies, (ii) Basic newborn care, (iii) Normal developmental milestones, (iv) Accidents and poisonings in children, (v) Birth defects and counseling including autism, (vi) Immunization in children, (vii) Recognizing children with special needs and management, and (viii) National programs related to child health.
Surgery (a) Surgery (Surgery including ENT, Ophthalmology, Traumatology, and Orthopedics) (I) General Surgery i) Wounds ii) Infections iii) Tumors iv) Lymphatic v) Blood vessels vi) Cysts/sinuses vii) Head and neck viii) Breast ix) Alimentary tract a) Esophagus b) Stomach c) Intestines d) Anus e) Developmental x) Liver, Bile, Pancreas xi) Spleen xii) Peritoneum xiii) Abdominal wall xiv) Abdominal injuries (II) Urological Surgery (III) Neuro Surgery (IV) Otorhinolaryngology E.N.T. (V) Thoracic surgery (VI) Orthopedic surgery (VII) Ophthalmology (VIII) Anesthesiology (IX) Traumatology (X) Diagnosis and management of common surgical ailments (XI) Pre-operative and post-operative care of surgical patients (XII) Medicolegal and ethical issues of surgery (XIII) Wound healing (XIV) Fluid and electrolyte management in surgery (XV) Shock pathophysiology and management.
Gynecology & Obstetrics and Social Medicine GYNAECOLOGY i) Questions on applied anatomy ii) Questions on applied physiology of menstruation and fertilization iii) Questions on infections in the genital tract iv) Questions on neoplasm in the genital tract v) Questions on the displacement of the uterus vi) Normal delivery and safe delivery practices vii) High-risk pregnancy and management viii) Abortions ix) Intra Uterine growth retardation x) Medicolegal examination in body and Gynae including Rape. (III) FAMILY PLANNING i) Conventional contraceptives ii) U.D. and oral pills iii) Operative procedure, sterilization, and organization of programs in the urban and rural surroundings iv) Medical Termination of Pregnancy OBSTETRICS i) Ante-natal conditions ii) Intra-natal conditions iii) Postnatal conditions iv) Management of normal labors or complicated labor
Preventive and Social Medicine Social and Community Medicine II Concept of Health, Disease and Preventive Medicine III Health Administration and Planning IV General Epidemiology V Demography and Health Statistics VI Communicable Diseases VII Environmental Health VIII Nutrition and Health IX Non-communicable diseases AND Occupational Health XI Genetics and Health XII International Health XIII Medical Sociology and Health Education XIV Maternal and Child Health XV National Programmes XVI Management of common health problems XVII Ability to monitor national health programs XVIII Knowledge of maternal and child wellness XIX Ability to recognize, investigate, report, plan and manage community health problems including malnutrition and emergencies

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