NICL 2021 – Check Important Dates, Registration, Syllabus, Cut OffApril 28, 2021
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The New India Assurance Company Limited Administrative Officer (NIACL AO) is a recruitment drive conducted by the NIACL General Insurance Company. The official notification for the NIACL AO examination 2022 is not released yet. This article provides details about the registration process, exam dates, vacancy details and other relevant details.
NIACL conducts the AO exam to recruit eligible candidates for the Administrative Officer posts in various cadres. The selection process comprises three stages: Prelims, Mains, and Interview.
Let us have an overview of the NIACL AO 2022 before getting into other details:
|Name of the Exam||NIACL AO|
|Exam Conducting Body||New India Assurance Co. Ltd. (NIACL)|
|Frequency of Exam||Not Consistent|
|Age Limit (General)||21 to 30 years|
|Qualification||Graduate With 60% Marks|
A detailed notification regarding the NIACL AO Prelims is yet to be issued by the authorities. Stay tuned!
The NIACL AO Official Notification 2022 is not released yet. It will include the NIACL AO registration process, exam dates, vacancy details and other relevant details. The exam conducting body published a recruitment notice in 2021 for 300 Administrative Officer (Generalist) Scale – 1 position. We will provide the direct link to download the NIACL AO Prelims Notification 2022.
Check out the important dates related to NIACL AO 2022 from the table below:
|NIACL AO 2022 Notification Release Date||To Be Notified|
|NIACL AO 2022 Online Application Starts||To Be Notified|
|Last date of NIACL AO Online Application||To Be Notified|
|Payment of Application Fees||To Be Notified|
|NIACL AO Pre Admit Card 2022||To Be Notified|
|NIACL AO Exam Date 2022 – Prelims||To Be Notified|
|NIACL AO Prelims Result||To Be Notified|
|NIACL AO Mains Admit Card Download Date||To Be Notified|
|NIACL Mains Exam Date 2022||To Be Notified|
|NIACL Mains Result Date||To Be Notified|
|Download of NIACL AO Interview Call Letter||To Be Notified|
|NIACL AO Interview Schedule||To Be Notified|
There are vacancies for NIACL AO Generalist post in a variety of categories. These positions are open to candidates from all around the country. Earlier, a total of 350 vacancies were released by NIACL, and in the year 2021, the number of vacancies was reduced to 300.
NIACL AO Generalist position is one of the great opportunities for graduates. Check the breakdown of NIACL AO category-wise vacancies for 2021 given in the table below.
|NIACL AO 2021 Vacancy|
|Category||NIACL AO Vacancies|
The NIACL AO post is divided into two categories: Generalist and Specialist Administrative Officer. The salary for both the positions of AO is the same, and the job profiles vary.
The Specialist Officers include;
The generalists’ job profile includes supervising NIACL assistants, handling risk assessments and verifying risk proposals.
Salary Structure and Pay Scale for the NIACL AO post are given below:
|Basic Pay (Monthly)||Rs. 32,795|
|Pay Scale||32795 – 1610 (14) – 55335 – 1745 (4) – 62315|
|Total Salary (Monthly)||Rs. 51,000 (approximate)|
Allowances and Reimbursements
The NIACL AO position provides many attractive and useful benefits, also allowances which is a great feature of this job. Some of the allowances given by the company are
Candidates who wish to apply for this exam need to fulfil the eligibility prescribed by the conducting body. Those failing to fulfil the NIACL AO eligibility criteria at any stage will be rejected.
Age Criteria for NIACL AO
To attend NIACL AO exams, candidates must meet all the eligibility criteria. The eligibility criteria of NIACL AO fixed the age limit between 21 years to 30 years for all candidates. There will be age relaxation for the aspirants belonging to the SC, ST, OBC, and persons with Benchmark Disability, Defense, Ex-Servicemen, and so on. The candidates who belong to the reserved category will get the age relaxation on the upper age limit as per the rules set by the higher authorities
Educational Qualification for NIACL AO
To appear for the NIACL AO exam, candidates should have a graduate/post-graduate degree with them in any discipline from a recognized university or equivalent as per NIACL AO Qualification.
Number of Attempts for NIACL AO
Candidates can take the attempts until they have crossed their maximum eligible age limit.
Language Proficiency for NIACL AO
Candidates are expected to be proficient in the English language.
Candidates who wish to appear for the NIACL AO 2022 exam have to enrol themselves online application. The application forms will be available from September 2022 (tentative).
Eligible candidates can submit their applications once the online application process is active. To apply for the exam, the following steps must be followed:
For the NIACL AO 2022 exam, the application fee has to be paid during the online application process. All Payments need to be done online either through Credit or Debit Cards (RuPay/ Visa/ MasterCard/ Maestro), Internet Banking, IMPS, Cash Cards or Mobile Wallets.
|General/ OBC||Rs. 750|
|SC/ST/ PwD Category||Rs. 100|
The list of NIACL AO Prelims Exam Centres 2022 will be notified online. Any changes to the exam centre, location, date, or session are not permitted. Check out the exam centres for NIACL AO Prelims 2022 from the table below:
|State /UT / NCR||Exam Centre|
|Andaman & Nicobar||Port Blair|
|Andhra Pradesh||Chirala, Guntur, Hyderabad, Kakinada, Kurnool, Nellore, Rajahmundry, Tirupati, Vijayawada, Visakhapatnam, Vizianagaram|
|Arunachal Pradesh||Itanagar/ Naharlagun|
|Assam||Dibrugarh, Guwahati, Jorhat, Silchar, Tezpur|
|Bihar||Arrah, Aurangabad, Bhagalpur, Darbhanga, Gaya, Muzaffarpur, Patna, Purnea|
|Chhattisgarh||Bhilai, Bilaspur, Raipur|
|Dadra & Nagar Haveli||Surat|
|Daman & Diu||Surat|
|Delhi||Delhi, Faridabad, Ghaziabad, Greater Noida, Gurgaon|
|Gujarat||Ahmedabad, Anand, Gandhinagar, Mehsana, Rajkot, Surat, Vadodara|
|Haryana||Ambala, Hissar, Karnal, Kurukshetra, Panipat, Yamuna- Nagar|
|Himachal Pradesh||Hamirpur, Kangra, Kullu, Mandi, Shimla, Solan, Una|
|Jammu & Kashmir||Jammu, Srinagar, Samba|
|Jharkhand||Bokaro, Dhanbad, Hazaribagh, Jamshedpur, Ranchi|
|Karnataka||Belgaum, Bengaluru, Gulbarga, Hubli, Mangalore, Mysore, Shimoga, Udupi|
|Kerala||Alappuzha, Kannur, Kochi, Kollam, Kottayam, Kozhikode, Malappuram, Palakkad, Thiruvananthapuram, Thrichur|
|Madhya Pradesh||Bhopal, Gwalior, Indore, Jabalpur, Sagar, Satna, Ujjain|
|Maharashtra||Amaravati, Aurangabad, Chandrapur, Dhule, Jalgaon, Kolhapur, Latur,Mumbai/Thane/ Navi- Mumbai, Nagpur, Nanded, Nasik, Pune, Ratnagiri|
|Odisha||Balasore, Berhampur (Ganjam), Bhubaneshwar, Cuttack, Dhenkanal, Rourkela, Sambalpur|
|Punjab||Amritsar, Bhatinda, Jalandhar, Ludhiana, Mohali, Pathankot, Patiala|
|Rajasthan||Ajmer, Alwar, Bikaner, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Kota, Sikar, Udaipur|
|Tamilnadu||Chennai, Coimbatore, Madurai, Nagercoil, Salem, Thanjavur, Tiruchirapalli, Tirunelveli, Vellore|
|Telangana||Hyderabad, Karimnagar, Khammam, Warangal|
|Uttar Pradesh||Agra, Aligarh, Allahabad, Bareilly, Gorakhpur, Jhansi, Kanpur, Lucknow, Mathura, Meerut, Moradabad, Muzaffarnagar, Varanasi|
|Uttarakhand||Dehradun, Haldwani, Roorkee|
|West Bengal||Asansol, GreaterKolkata, Hooghly, Kalyani, Kolkata, Siliguri|
The exam will be conducted online and contains objective-type questions for 100 marks. There will be a negative marking of one-fourth of the mark assigned to the question will be deducted for every wrong answer.
|Sections||No. of Questions||Maximum Marks||Duration|
|English Language||30||30||20 minutes|
|Reasoning Ability||35||35||20 minutes|
|Numerical Ability||35||35||20 minutes|
The subject-wise and topic-wise detailed syllabus of the NIACL AO Prelims exam is given in the below table:
|Quantitative Aptitude||Reasoning Ability||English Language||General Awareness|
Quantity based problems
Ratio & Proportion
Percentage & Averages
Profit & Loss
Mixtures & Allegations
Pipes and Cisterns
Boats and Streams
Simple Interest & Compound Interest
Time, Work and Wages
Time & Distance
Permutation, Combination & Probability
|Seating Arrangement (Circular, Linear, Square)
Alphanumeric Series/Number Series/Alphabet Series
Order and Ranking
Direction based questions
Inequalities (Direct and Coded)
Fill in the blanks
Error Spotting/New Pattern Error Spotting
Sentence Correction/Sentence Improvement
Odd One Out
|Banking, Insurance & Financial Awareness
Current Affairs of last 5-6 months
Static GK (Few questions)
The NIACL AO Prelims preparation tips will assist the applicants to focus on the syllabus with an effective study plan to follow daily. Candidates should attempt the NIACL AO Prelims with complete preparation and knowledge of each and every topic mentioned in the syllabus. This method will enable the applicants to score good marks in the exam. Here are a few important tips:
The NIACL AO prelims admit card will be released 15 days before the exam. The admit card can be downloaded from the official website by entering the registration number and password that was generated while applying for the examination.
Steps To Download NIACL AO Prelims Admit Card 2022
6th Step: Download the admit card and take a print for future reference.
The conducting body will publish the NIACL AO Answer key when the first stage of the online test has been completed. The answer key will be posted on the official website. Candidates should go through the answer key to calculate their predicted scores for the test. As soon as the answer key is available, a direct link will be provided here.
After the first stage of the exam is successfully completed, the NIACL AO result for prelims will be released. Candidates who clear the prelims will appear for the main exam. They can view and download their results only on the official website.
NIACL AO Cut-Off has not been announced by the exam conducting authority. The officials will release the cut-off list after the completion of each round. A cut-off will determine if the candidate can go to the next round. In order to qualify for a particular stage or next level, candidates must secure the cut-off marks.
NIACL Cut-Off is the minimum mark that a candidate has to score to get shortlisted for the next round. Check out the NIACL AO Prelims Expected Cut-Off from the table below:
Following are the frequently asked questions and their answers related to NIACL AO Prelims 2022:
Q.1: What is the full form of NIACL AO?
Ans: The full form for NIACL is New India Assurance Company Limited. This exam is conducted to recruit Administrative Officers in the firm.
Q.2: What is the NIACL AO selection process?
Ans: The NIACL AO selection process comprises three stages: Prelim, Mains, and interview.
Q.3: Is there any sectional timing in the Pre (Phase I) examination of the NIACL AO Exam and what is the exam pattern?
Ans: There is a sectional timing of 20 minutes for each section in NIACL AO Prelims. It will be of 100 marks consisting of 100 Multiple Choice Questions or Objectives.
Q.4: How many sections are there in the Pre (Phase I) and Mains (Phase II) examination of the NIACL AO Exam?
Ans: There are three sections- Quantitative aptitude, Reasoning Ability, and English language in the Phase I examination. NIACL AO Mains or Phase-II Examination will consist of four sections, English language, Reasoning Ability, Quantitative Aptitude, and General Awareness.
Q.5: Is there any sectional timing in the NIACL AO Mains (Phase II) exam?
Ans: Yes, except for the General Awareness Section (which is for 30 minutes), all other sections have 40 minutes of time duration.
Q.6. What is the educational qualification required for the NIACL AO?
Ans: The educational qualification differs for different disciplines under NIACL AO. The basic requirement is to be a graduate and age of 21-30 years.
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