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NIACL Assistant 2018 | NIACL Assistant Notification | NIACL AO Eligibility Criteria, Niacl Exam Pattern

NIACL stands for New India Assurance Company Ltd is a public sector general insurance company of India. It is the largest general insurance company of India on the basis of gross premium collection inclusive of foreign operations. NIACL declare vacancies every year for the assistant post. Now the notification for 2018 has released. As per the official notification, the application will start from 16/07/2018 and will close on 31/07/2018. The competitive exam comprises two successive exams; NIACL Assistant Prelims (Phase I) and (Phase II).  After clearing these two tests, the candidate will move to the LPT (language proficiency test) for the final selection.


1. NIACL assistant Total Vacancies

2. NIACL assistant Important dates

3. NIACL assistant Eligibility

4. NIACL Assistant Payscale and Application Fee

5. NIACL assistant Prelims Exam Pattern (Phase I)

6. NIACL assistant Mains Exam Pattern (Phase II) 

7. NIACL assistant  LPT  (Phase III)

8. NIACL assistant 2017 Exam Syllabus

9. NIACL assistant cut off 2017

1. NIACL Assistant 2018 Total Vacancies-

The total number of vacancies- 653 + 32 (Backlog) = 685

Category-wise Vacancies (provisional):


2. NIACL Assistant 2018 Important dates:

Online registration started16/07/2018
Online Registration Closed31/07/2018
Tier I exam date8th or 9th September 2018 (tentatively)
Tier II exam date6th October 2018  (tentatively)

3. NIACL Assistant 2018 Eligibility: 

Age Eligibility (as on 30/06/2018): 21 years to 30 years of age

Educational Qualification (As on the date of application registration): Graduation degree from the recognized university.

4. NIACL Assistant 2018 Pay scale:

Rs. 14435-840(1)-15275-915(2)-17105-1030(5)-22255-1195(2)-24645-1455(3}-2901 0-1510(2)-32030-1610(5)-40080. The total salary will be RS. 23500/-per month as per the official notification. 

NIACL Assistant 2018 Application Fee:

Rs. 600/-
Rs. 100/-

5. NIACL Assistant 2018 Prelims Exam Pattern (Phase I):

Preliminary Examination:

Sr. NoName of Tests
No. of QuestionsMaximum MarksTime Limit
1English Language303020 Minutes
2Numerical Ability353520 Minutes
3Reasoning Ability353520 Minutes
1 Hour
  • The test will be available in both languages Hindi and English except the English language. 
  • There will be negative marking for both Prelims and mains exams. 
  • There will be sectional cut off marks and Overall cut off marks for both Prelims and mains exams.

6.  NIACL Assistant 2018 Mains Exam Pattern (Phase II):

Sr. NoName of Test (Objective)No. of QuestionsMaximum MarksDuration
1Test of Reasoning4050120 Minutes composite time
2Test of English Language4050
3Test of Numerical Ability4050
4test of general awareness4050
5Test of Computer knowledge4050
Total marks obtained as above shall be proportionately reduced to a base of 35 marks

7. NIACL Assistant 2018 LPT (Language Proficiency Test) (Phase III):

The candidates provisionally selected from the main online examination will have to undergo a language proficiency test (LPT). The language proficiency test will be conducted in the Official / Local Language of the State concerned. Candidate not proficient in the Official/Local Language would be disqualified.

8. NIACL Assistant 2018 Exam Syllabus:

General Awareness syllabus for NIACL Assistant Exams:

Level of General Awareness section expected to be easy to moderate. 

1. Current Affairs – National  & International News, Awards & Authors, Sports News, Summits & Conferences, Schemes, Agreement & Deals, Science & technology etc.

 2. Banking & Financial + Economic News– Banking Terminology, Banking & Economic news, monetary policies, Current rates, Financial & Economics News, Economics terms, etc.

 3. Static GK – Mountains Rivers, Ports, Parks, Dam, Thermal Power Plants, Temples, Stadiums, Airports, etc.

Computer Knowledge syllabus for NIACL Assistant Exams:

The overall level of this section is expected to be Moderate. Questions will be asked from following - 

1. Abbreviations related to Computer Knowledge

2. Computer Generation

3. MS Word

4. Computer Hardware

5. Computer software

6. MS Excel

7. Operating System 

8. Internet

Reasoning Ability Syllabus for NIACL Assistant Exams

The overall level of this section is expected to be Moderate. Questions will be asked from following –

1. Co-decoding

2. Machine Input-Output

3. Puzzles

4. Direction Sense

5. Blood Relation

6. Seating Arrangements

7. Syllogism

8. Logical Reasoning

9. Alpha-Numeric-Symbol Series

10. Data Sufficiency

11. Order and Ranking

12. Inequalities

English Language syllabus for NIACL Assistant Exams:

The overall level of this section is expected to be Moderate. Questions will be asked from following – 

1. Reading Comprehension

2. Vocabulary based questions

3. Sentence Improvement

4. Cloze Test

5. Jumbled Paragraph Fillers

6. Sentence Errors

7. Paragraph Based Questions (Paragraph Fillers, Paragraph Conclusion, Paragraph /Sentences Restatement)

Quantitative Aptitude syllabus for NIACL Assistant Exams:

Level of Quantitative Aptitude section expected to be moderate. 

The questions in this section can be asked from different topics which are mentioned below

1. Inequality

2. Simplification and approximation

 3. Number Series 

4. Data Interpretation – Based on Missing DI, Pie Chart, Caselet DI, Mix DI 

5. Miscellaneous Questions 

Miscellaneous Questions may contain questions from topics like –Average, Ratio & Proportion, Profit loss, SI & CI, Time & Work, Time, Speed & Distance, Boats & Streams, and Permutation & Probability etc.

9. NIACL Assistant cut off 2017:

Section Maximum MarksCut off marks 2017
Quantitative Aptitude3510.75
Reasoning Ability3516
English Language309.75

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