NIACL Assistant Mains Exam Analysis 2018: 6th October

Dear students, with NIACL Assistant Mains Examination 2018, the banking and insurance sector aspirants across India have got another opportunity to make a headway in their career with NIACL. The notification for this recruitment process was released in the month of July and the mains examination was held today. A huge number of students apply and appear for banking examinations every year and that's the reason why the fight to get through them is real tough. So, it's a must for one to get down to the nitty-gritty so as to be prepared with the best strategy to deal with the examinations that are yet to be conducted this year.

Here is the detailed analysis of today's NIACL Assistant Mains Examination by Adda247 that discusses in detail the pattern and types of questions asked in the two sections viz. Quantitative Aptitude Section and Reasoning Ability Section. This analysis will help students get an insight into the difficulty level, types of questions asked in today's examination and questions that could be asked in the upcoming examination. The overall difficulty level of this examination was Easy to Moderate. Let's move forward to the section-wise analysis of NIACL Assistant Mains Examination 2018. 

NIACL Assistant Mains Exam Analysis 2018: Section-wise Analysis

SubjectGood Attempts
Reasoning Ability27-32
Numerical Ability23-28
English Language22-27
General Awareness26-29
Computer Knowledge29-34

Numerical Ability (Moderate):

The level of this section was Moderate. The total number of DI's asked in the exam is 4, each with 5 questions. Following type of DI's were asked in the exam:

  • Line Graph
  • Pie Chart
  • Tabular DI
  • Caselet

No. of Questions
Data Interpretation
Quadratic Equation
Quantity 1, Quantity 2
Arithmetic Word Problems (Speed & Distance, Mensuration, Boat & Stream, Profit & Loss, Problem on Ages, Ratio & Proportion etc.)

Reasoning (Easy - Moderate):

The level of reasoning section was Easy to Moderate. 5 Sets of puzzles were asked in the examination, that are as follows:

  • Month, place and persons based puzzle
  • Circular Seating Arrangement
  • Parallel Seating Arrangement
  • Linear Seating Arrangement
  • Box-based Puzzle
TopicsNo. of QuestionsLevel
Puzzles and Seating Arrangement25Moderate-Difficult
Coding Decoding1Moderate
Data Sufficiency5Easy-Moderate
Alphabetical Series1Easy
Order & Ranking1Easy-Moderate
Blood Relation3Easy-Moderate
Alphabet rearrangement1Moderate
Total40Easy - Moderate

English Language (Easy - Moderate):

The level of this section was Easy to Moderate. There were two sets of RC. Reading Comprehension were based on passages related to Food Security and  and the second passage was related to Insurance. New pattern word replacement was asked in which four words were given in bold in a sentence and the candidates were supposed to arrange those words in a way that makes the sentence meaningful.

TopicsNo. of QuestionsLevel
Reading Comprehension13Moderate-Difficult
Vocabulary Based Question5Moderate
Cloze Test7Moderate
Sentence Improvement5Easy-Moderate
Error Detection5Moderate
Total40Easy - Moderate

General Awareness (Easy-Moderate):

Most of the questions asked in this section were from August and September. There were fewer questions from banking and static portion contrary to current affairs that made most of the part of GA section of this examination. There were 4-5 questions from the static part, 4-5 from banking, 5-6 from insurance and rest of the questions were based on the current affairs.

Computer Knowledge (Easy):

The level of questions asked in this section was Easy to Moderate. Candidates who are not well versed with the technical knowledge of computers could have scored easily in this section of the NIACL Assistant Mains Exam. This section covered questions from various topics of general computer knowledge like networking, terms and protocols related to the internet, MS Office, terms related to computer hardware and software and basic knowledge of the history of computer.

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