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NIACL AO 2018 Notification Out

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 Administrative Officer post. As per the official notification, the application will start from 10/12/2018 and will close on 26/12/2018. The competitive exam comprises two successive exams; NIACL Administrative officer Prelims (Phase I) and (Phase II).  After clearing these two tests, the candidate will move for the Interview for the final selection.


1. NIACL AO Total Vacancies

2. NIACL AO Important dates

3. NIACL AO Eligibility

4. NIACL AO Application Fee

5. NIACL AO Prelims Exam Pattern (Phase I)

6NIACL AO Mains Exam Pattern (Phase II) 

7. NIACL AO  Interview (Phase III)

8. NIACL AO 2018 Exam Syllabus

1. NIACL AO 2018 Total Vacancies-

The total number of vacancies = 312

Company Secretary2
Finance and Accounts35

2. NIACL AO 2018 Important dates:

Online registration started10/12/2018
Online Registration Closed26/12/2018
Tier I exam date 30 January 2019 (tentatively)
Tier II exam date2 March 2019  (tentatively)

3. NIACL AO 2018 Eligibility: 

Age Eligibility (as on 1/12/2018): 

Mini: 21 years

Maxi: 30 Years 

Educational Qualification (As on the date of application registration): 

 1GeneralistBachelor / Master Degree with 60% Marks and ACS / FCS Degree from ICSI Legal

2Company SecretaryBachelor / Master Degree in Law with 60% Marks for SC / ST / PH :55% Marks Required.
Finance & Accounts
3LegalM.Com with 60% Marks OR MBA Finance / PGDBM with 60% Marks OR CA OR Equivalent Exam Pass

4Finance and Accounts Bachelor / Master Degree in Any Stream with 60% Marks for SC / ST / PH :55%

 4. NIACL AO 2018 Application Fee:

Other than SC/ST/PWD/EX·SER

Rs. 600/-


Rs. 100/-

5. NIACL AO 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 AO (Generalist) 2018 Mains Exam Pattern (Phase II):

Sr. NoName of Test (Objective)Maximum MarksDuration
1Test of Reasoning50120 Minutes composite time
2Test of English Language50
3Test of Numerical Ability50
4Test of general awareness50




NIACL AO (Specialist) Mains Examination Pattern 

Sr. NoName of Test (Objective)Maximum MarksDuration
1Test of Reasoning40120 Minutes composite time
2Test of English Language40
3Test of Numerical Ability40
4Test of general awareness40

In Specialist stream,an additional test

to assess technical and professional knowledge





Descriptive Test: The Descriptive Test of 30 minutes duration with 30 marks
will be a Test of English Language (Letter Writing-10marks & Essay-20 marks).
The descriptive test will be in English and will be conducted through 

Note-There will be Penalty for the wrong answers, for each wrong answer1/4th of the marks would be deducted.

7. NIACL AO 2018 (Phase III): Interview

The candidates provisionally selected from the Mains online examination will have to undergo Interview.

8. NIACL AO 2018 Exam Syllabus:

General Awareness syllabus for NIACL AO 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.

Reasoning Ability Syllabus for NIACL AO 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 AO 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 AO 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.

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