NIACL Assistant 2018 Notification & FAQs: 685 Vacancies


As you all know that NIACL has released the notification for the recruitment of Assistants. All those who couldn't perform well in the previously held SBI PO, Clerk and other examinations have got a second bite at the cherry with this notification. All those who seek to make a headway in their career with the insurance sector can apply for the post and get a job in this sector. Here are the answers to frequently asked questions about NIACL Assistant Examination 2018.

☛ What are the posts available on this recruitment project?
The post which will be available in this recruitment project is of Assistants in The New India Assurance Company Ltd.

☛ When will be the exam conducted?
The Tentative dates for Preliminary Exams are expected to be on 8th/ 9th of September 2018.
The Tentative dates for Mains Exam 6th October 2018.

☛ How many vacancies are there?
The number of vacancies is 685 for Assistants in NIACL.

What is the selection procedure of NIACL Assistant 2018?
The selection for Probationary Officers will be done through a three-tiered process:
I. Preliminary Examination
II. Mains Examination
III. Language Proficiency Test

Final Selection-
Candidates qualifying in the Online Main Examination will be shortlisted and called for Regional Language Test, before final selection. No separate marks will be awarded for Regional Language Test. This test will be only qualifying in nature. Final selection will be made on the basis of performance in the online Main examination subject to qualifying the Regional Language Test. Merely satisfying the eligibility norms do not entitle a candidate to be called for online examinations & Regional Language Test. In case of equal marks scored by the last two or more candidates in the merit list, the candidate senior most in age will be shortlisted for further process of recruitment.

☛ Will there be an interview after the written result?
No, only language proficiency test in one's regional language will be conducted after she qualifies the mains examination.

☛ Will the exam be conducted online or offline (OMR Based)?
Common Written Exam for NIACL Assistant will be conducted online (Both Prelims and Mains).

☛ What is the age criteria to apply in this common written exam?
Minimum Age: 21 years; Maximum Age: 30 years (as on. 30.06.2018). Candidates born not earlier than 1st July 1988 and not later than 30th June 1997 (both days inclusive) are only eligible to apply.

☛ What is the educational qualification required for various posts in this recruitment process?
A candidate must possess the minimum qualification of Graduation in any discipline from a recognized University or any equivalent qualification recognized as such by the Central Government. The candidate should have passed in English as one of the subjects at SSC/ HSC/ Intermediate/ Graduation level. Candidate should possess certificate in proof of passing the qualifying examination as on date of application registration. Also, knowledge of Regional Language of the State for which a candidate applies is essential.

☛ What is the Application Fee?
For SC/ST/PWD 100/- (Intimation Charges only)
For General, OBC 600/- (App. Fee including intimation charges)

☛ When will the registration start?
Registration will start on 16th of July 2018.

☛ What is the last date to apply for this post?
The last date to apply for this post is 31st of July 2018.

☛ I have scored 55% in Graduation. Am I eligible to sit for the exam?
Yes, you can apply as there is no percentage criterion. You just need to be a graduate.


☛ What is the Structure of the exam?


NICL Assistant Preliminary Examination Pattern 2018:


Sr.No. Name of Tests No. of Qs Maximum Marks Duration
1 English Language 30 30 20 minutes
2 Quantitative Aptitude 35 35 20 minutes
3 Reasoning Ability 35 35 20 minutes
Total 100 100 1 hour (60 minutes)

NICL Assistant Main Examination Pattern 2018: 

Serial Number Section No. of Question Max. Marks Duration
1. English Language 40 50 120 minutes
2. Numerical Ability 40 50
3. Reasoning 40 50
4. General Awareness 40 50
5. Computer Knowledge 40 50
Total 200 250

☛ What is the cut-off for being recruited?
There is no fixed cutoff for NIACL Assistant. It depends on the performance of candidates every year. Your final score is calculated based on your performance in the Online Tests.

☛ Is there a criterion for negative marking?
There is negative marking of ¼ marks for every wrong answer.