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  • Last Modified 23-01-2023



NIACL AO Cut Off: The New India Assurance Company Limited Administrative Officer exam is commonly known as the NIACL AO exam. It is conducted to recruit Administrative Officers (AO) in various branches of NIACL all over India. The New India Assurance Co. Ltd. is owned by the government of India. The authority releases the cut off along with the result announcement. Furthermore, the candidates who appeared for the exam can check the cut off online from the official website, i.e., newindia.co.in.

The cut off is the minimum score that candidates have to secure to appear for the next stage of the selection process. Candidates must clear the cut off marks of each phase to be eligible to appear for the next stage. Furthermore, the cut off depends on various factors, including the total vacancies, the total number of aspirants appeared in the exam, the performance of the candidates, etc. Read the article to know NIACL AO 2021 cut off, factors determining the cut off, previous year’s cut off, etc.

NIACL AO Cut Off 2021

Before getting into NIACL AO Cut Off, let us look at the different stages of the exam.

NIACL AO recruitment is conducted in three phases, namely:

  • Phase-1: Preliminary Exam
  • Phase-2: Main Exam
  • Phase-3: Interview

Both in Prelims and Mains, there are two types of cutoffs – Sectional and Overall. Candidates who clear both the cutoff marks of the Preliminary exam will be eligible to appear for the Mains exam. Likewise, if candidates clear both sectional and overall cutoff marks of the Mains exam, they will be called for an Interview.

What Are the Factors Affecting NIACL AO Cut Off?

Now, let us look at the factors upon which the NIACL AO cut off marks depend:

  • 1. Total number of vacancies
  • 2. Total number of aspirants attempting NIACL AO exam
  • 3. Performance of the candidates
  • 4. Previous years cut off trends

NIACL AO Previous Year Cut Off

Once the authority releases the NIACL 2021 cut off, we will update them here. Meanwhile, the candidates can check NIACL AO previous year cut off marks for both Prelims and Mains to get an idea about the expected cut off.

Category-wise NIACL AO Cut Off 2019

Category-wise cut offs (on Total out of 200) for shortlisting the candidates for interview are as follows:

Company Secretary102
Finance & Accounts8164.7589.2599No students Qualified71.75

Minimum Qualifying Marks in Descriptive Paper (out of 30) for short-listing the candidates for interview:


Section-wise NIACL AO Mains Cut Off 2019

DisciplineCompany Secretary(SC/ST/OBC/PwBD) & (UR)Legal(SC/ST/OBC/PwBD) & (UR)Finance & Accounts(SC/ST/OBC/PwBD) & (UR)
Reasoning Ability (40)4.5 & 81 & 4.52.75 & 6.25
English Language (40)8.5 & 12.54.75 & 8.56.5 & 10.5
General Awareness (40)4.0 & 7.01 & 42.5 & 5.5
Quantitative Aptitude (40)3.25 & 7.01 & 3.251.5 & 5.25
Professional Knowledge (40)13.5 & 16.03 & 5.51 & 3.25

Section-wise minimum qualifying marks for NIACL AO Generalist Posts to be eligible for descriptive paper assessment and short-listing for Interview:

Reasoning Ability (50)17.7521
English Language (50)10.514.5
General Awareness (50)6.510.5
General Awareness (50)17.2520.25

NIACL AO Prelims Cut Off 2018-19

Company Secretary36.75
Finance & Accounts56.5046.2547.0028.2534.5028.2536.50

NIACL AO Prelims Cut off 2018-19 for Generalists

Quantitative Aptitude10.757.

NIACL AO Prelims Cut off 2018-19 for Company Secretary

Quantitative Aptitude5.753.
Quantitative Aptitude4.001.501.501.501.50

NIACL AO Prelims Cut off 2018-19 for Finance & Accounts

Quantitative Aptitude7.

Section-wise NIACL AO Prelims Cut Off 2017

Category Topics
GeneralQuant- 9   English- 8.75 Reasoning-  –
Other Reserved CategoryQuant- 6.25   English- 6 Reasoning- 10.25

Overall NIACL AO Prelims Cut Off 2017

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Overall NIACL AO Prelims Cut Off 2016

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Section-wise NIACL AO Prelims Cut Off 2016

CategoryCut off of each section (Prelims)
SC, ST, OBC, PWD (VI, OC)English:7   Reasoning: 12 Aptitude: 7.75
UREnglish:9.75   Reasoning: 16 Aptitude: 10.75
PWDEnglish:5.75   Reasoning: 9.75 Aptitude: 6.25

Overall NIACL AO Mains Cut Off 2016

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Section-Wise NIACL AO Mains Cut Off 2016

CategoryCut off of each section
SC, ST, OBC, PWDEnglish: 16.75
Reasoning: 8.00
Aptitude: 10.00
General Awareness: 7.25
GeneralEnglish: 20.50
Reasoning: 12.25
Aptitude: 13.25
General Awareness: 9.75

Overall NIACL AO Mains Cutoff 2015

CategoryCut Off
General 132
OBC 122
SC 118.75
ST 113.5

FAQs on NIACL Administrative Officer Cut Off

Here are some frequently asked questions on NIACL AO cut off.

Q. What are the Factors affecting NIACL AO cut-off?
factors upon which the NIACL AO Cut Off marks depend are:
a) Total number of vacancies
b) Previous years NIACL AO Cut Off trends
c) Total number of aspirants attempting NIACL AO exam
d) Performance of the candidates
Q. How can I improve by NIACL AO result?
To improve their performance and score more in the NIACL AO exam, candidates must solve mock tests and question papers on a regular basis.
Q. Where I can check my NIACL Assistant cut-off marks?
For checking your cut-off you have to visit the official website of NIACL @www.newindia.co.in., then open the recruitment link and then download the pdf.
Q. What are the cut-offs, that a candidate needs to clear to appear for the prelims exam?
There are two types of cutoffs – Sectional and Overall. Candidates who clear both the cutoff marks of the Preliminary exam will be eligible to appear for the Mains exam.
Q. Is there a sectional cut-off for the NIACL AO Prelims exam?
Yes, there is a sectional cut-off for the NIACL AO Prelims exam.

Now that you got an idea about NIACL AO Cut Off marks, prepare accordingly. Remember, clearing the NIACL AO Cut Off marks alone will not guarantee you any job in New India Assurance Company Limited. You need to score as high as possible and secure a top rank in the exam. You must prepare and practice for the exam rigorously.

Finish the NIACL AO Syllabus as early as possible and then take NIACL AO Mock Test Series of Embibe. Since the syllabus and pattern are almost the same, taking banking mock tests will help you. Taking these tests will also improve your time management skills. Analyze your performance after every test and focus on the topics you are lagging behind. It will help you improve your score in the final exams.

We hope this article on NIACL AO Cut Off helps you. If you have any questions regarding NIACL Cut Off or the exam in general, do let us know your query in the comment section below. We will get back to you at the earliest.

All the best for your exam.

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