Strategy For NICL AO Prelims 2017

Dear Readers,

As the season of banking and insurance exam has begun and now after NIACL Assistant, SBI and BOB a new challenge is coming i.e NICL AO. NICL AO Prelims exam is scheduled on June 3rd, 2017. It is the time that you start developing a strategy and practice more to make it perfect. In this treatise, we will discuss about the strategy for NICL AO Prelims. The strategy is something that is different for all and The strategies we are providing is something that will help you outline your weaknesses and strengths. Let's come to the point and talk about the different section that is going to come in NICL AO Prelims.


This is the section that can act as a bridge to cross the river as this is the scoring subject. This section tests your intellectual level as no formula or method you have to learn to master this section it just required practice. In NICL AO prelims this section will consist of 35 questions.

Reasoning questions can be tricky and require a lot of practice to score well. As we have seen in the recent examination that this section mostly consists of Puzzles and sitting arrangement. First, try to do your strong part in this section whether it is a puzzle or miscellaneous one. If you are going for puzzle don’t get stuck in any as it will consume a lot of time, just switch to next question. The puzzles can be Circular Arrangement, Linear arrangement, floor based puzzle, a tabular puzzle with two or three or even four variables, puzzles combined with blood relation or Direction sense, Square/Rectangle sitting arrangement.

Some of the other focus areas to do well in this section are syllogism, blood relation questions, coding-decoding, input-output, inequalities, direction test, alpha numeric series and Logical reasoning.

And the main thing is if you see something new or unexpected questions don’t get panic or nervous stay calm and try to attempt that accordingly. You can practice from bankersadda and Adda247 for NICL AO.

The section here is quant, not maths so it requires your good command on calculation part. You should learn table and Square upto 20, which will definitely help you a lot throughout the whole quant section by saving a lot of time. In NICL AO prelims this section will consist of 35 questions.

This is a section in which you can achieve 100% accuracy as in this whether you are getting an answer or not. Like is reasoning in this you will get most of the questions from data interpretation(DI). Other topics from which you can get a good number of questions are Number series, Simplification & Approximation and Quadratic Equation/Inequality. And you’ll certainly need a good calculation to save your time. These topics can be your life saver if you attempt them at first with 100% accuracy. 

Firstly, you should go for the above mentioned topics and after that, if you left with time you will find some questions from the topics like Percentage, Average, Ratio and Proportion, Partnership, Time & Work and Work & Wages, Pipes and Cisterns, Allegation or Mixtures, Simple Interest, Compound Interest, Permutation and Combination, Probability, Mensuration go for these.  The only strategy to tackle language problems is to go for those questions first you feel you are comfortable with. If you are good in Probability, choose a question of probability first, and likewise go on.  For getting a good command over these topics you need a good understanding of concepts and good speed of solving these questions which come with nothing but practice. You can practice questions of all these topics from Bankersadda or adda247 app for NICL AO.

This is the section in which we can see a lot of changes now a days. There are many new types of questions we can see in this section and that can also be possible in NICL AO so, be ready for that. In NICL AO prelims this section will consist of 30 questions.

As you can not spend a lot of time in any section so, for that you have to attempt questions smartly. Firstly in this section, you should go for Cloze test, Fillers, Errors and other topics which will consume less time and at last if you left with some time go for Reading comprehension but in that also firstly try to attempt Antonym/Synonym. Then, at last do rest of the questions of reading comprehension which can from the topic like on Story based, Economy based, Social cause or Specific Topic-based. The trick for Reading Comprehension can be to at first quickly read the questions and then accordingly go through the passage, this can save your time. Yes, this step is very important, and while reading the questions do note down important points or keywords that you have to search in the passage. Remember it’s better to leave those questions that you find too much time consuming, be careful with your choices. You can practice questions of all these topics from Bankersadda or adda247 app for NICL AO.


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