NICL AO Recruitment 2017

NICL AO Prelims Exam 2017 Result Out

NICL AO Prelims Exam 2017 Cut-Off
List Of Shortlisted Candidates For Mains Exam of NICL AO

As today on 3rd June NICL AO Prelims exam is over. Now its time for NICL AO Prelims analysis. If we talk about talk about the level of exam overall level of exam was easy and good attempts can be around 69- 75. There are 3 Sections in NICL AO 2017 Prelims Exam namely English, Reasoning, and Quantitative Aptitude. English had 30 questions, Quant and Reasoning had 35 questions in each section. 60 minutes time limit was given for 100 questions. Here, bellow we are providing the link to complete analysis of both the shift.
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National Insurance Company Ltd. has invited applications for recruitment of 205 (Two Hundred Five) Officers in Scale I cadre from open market. 

NICL AO Notification 2017
The National Insurance Company Ltd. released the notification regarding the recruitment process for Administrative Officer(Generalist) Scale-I in March. 

NICL AO Vacancy 2017

Total No. of Post
Out of which PWD
 HI - 2
OC - 2
VI - 2

Reservation for Person with Disabilities (PWD) and Ex·servicemen were applicable as per prevailing government rules.
Vacancies reserved for OBC category are available to OBC candidates belonging to "Non-creamy layer" only. "Creamy layer" OBC candidates should indicate their category as "General".

NICL AO 2017 Exam Dates
The tentative schedule for the NICL AO 2017 exam is as follows. Please note down the important dates related to NICL AO Exam 2017.

Last Date for Online Registration
Payment of Application Fees - Online
Date of online Examination – Phase I
3rd / 4th June, 2017(TENTATIVE)
Downloading of call letters for examination commences from
10 days prior to the date of examination
Date of online Examination – Phase II
2nd July, 2017(TENTATIVE)

NICL AO Exam Centre

Examination Centers For Phase-I (Provisional):
There is exam centre in a total of 33 states and union territories. View Page 9 and 10 of Official Notification for exam centres of Phase-I

Examination Centers For Phase-II (Provisional):

NICL AO Recruitment 2017

The selection process for NICL AO 2017 will consist of on-line test (Preliminary & Main Examination) a descriptive test (qualifying in nature) and Interview. Each candidate will be required to obtain a minimum score for each section of objective test separately for short listing for the Descriptive Test evaluation/Interview i.e. Descriptive answer script would be evaluated only in respect of those candidates who qualify the objective test. There will also be a separate cut-off marks for the Descriptive Test. 

NICL AO Eligibility Criteria

Age as on 01.03.2017
Minimum Age: 21 years Maximum Age: 30 years, as on 01.03.2017
i.e. a candidate must have been born not earlier than 02.03.1987 and not later than 01.03.1996 (both dates inclusive).

A candidate must possess the minimum qualification of a Graduate/Post Graduate in any discipline from a recognized University OR any equivalent qualification recognized as such by Central Government with at least 60% marks in either of the degree examination (at least 55% for SC/ST)candidates.

NICL AO Salary
Emoluments & Benefits: The starting Basic pay would be Rs. 32,795 /- in the scale of Rs. 32795-1610(14)-55335-1745(4)-62315 and such other allowances as may be admissible under the rules in force from time to time in the company. Total emoluments will be approximately Rs.51,000/- p.m. in Metropolitan Centers.

NICL AO Exam Pattern

Phase I: Preliminary Examination:

The Preliminary Examination (Online Objective Test) for 100 marks, would be of one hour duration and will consist of 3 sections as follows:

The questions in objective tests, except for the test of English Language, will be made available in English & Hindi. Candidates will have to qualify in each test by securing passing marks to be decided by the Organisation.

Phase II : Main Examination:
Main Examination will consist of Objective Tests for 200 marks and Descriptive Test for 30 Marks. Both the Objective and Descriptive Tests will be online. Candidates will have to answer Descriptive Test by typing on the computer. Immediately after completion of Objective Test, Descriptive Test will be administered. 

Objective Test: The Objective Test of 2 hours duration consists of 5 sections for total 200 Marks :

Penalty for Wrong Answers (Applicable to both - Preliminary and Main Objective examination)

There will be penalty for wrong answers marked in the Online Objective Tests. For each question for which a wrong answer has been given by the candidate, one fourth of the marks assigned to that question will be deducted as penalty to arrive at corrected score. No marks will be deducted for un-attempted questions.

Descriptive Test : the Descriptive Test of 30 Minutes duration with 30 marks will be a Test of English Language (Essay, Precis and Comprehension). The descriptive test will be in English and will be conducted through on line mode and there will also be a separate cut-off marks for the Descriptive Test. 

Phase – III : Interview

Candidates who have been shortlisted based on online Phase – II (mains examination) will subsequently be called for an Interview to be conducted by the Company. Interview will be conducted at select centres. The centre, address of the venue, time & date of Interview will be informed to the shortlisted candidates in the call letter. 

NICL AO Syllabus 2017

NICL AO 2017 Examination has two phases of Online Objective Test for which candidates have to thoroughly study the following subjects:

English Language 

  • Reading Comprehension 
  • Cloze Test
  • Fillers
  • Sentence Errors
  • Vocabulary based questions
  • Sentence Improvement
  • Jumbled Paragraph
  • Paragraph Based Questions ( Paragraph Fillers, Paragraph Conclusion, Paragraph /Sentences Restatement)

Reasoning Ability
  • Puzzles
  • Seating Arrangements
  • Direction Sense
  • Blood Relation
  • Syllogism
  • Order and Ranking
  • Coding-Decoding
  • Machine Input-Output
  • Inequalities
  • Alpha-Numeric-Symbol Series
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Logical Reasoning (Passage Inference, Statement and Assumption, Conclusion, Argument)

Quantitative Aptitude
  • Data Interpretation (Bar Graph, Line Chart, Tabular, Caselet, Radar/Web, Pie Chart)
  • Inequalities (Quadratic Equations)
  • Number Series
  • Approximation and Simplification
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Miscellaneous Arithmetic Problems (HCF and LCM, Profit and Loss, SI & CI, Problem on Ages, Work and Time, Speed Distance and Time, Probability, Mensuration, Permutation and Combination, Average, Ratio and Proportion, Partnership, Problems on Boats and Stream, Problems on Trains, Mixture and Allegation, Pipes and Cisterns)

General Awareness

  • Banking and Insurance Awareness
  • Financial Awareness
  • Govt. Schemes and Policies
  • Current Affairs
  • Static Awareness

Computer Knowledge
  • History and Generation of Computers
  • Introduction to Computer Organisation
  • Computer Memory
  • Computer Hardware and I/O Devices
  • Computer Software
  • Computer Languages
  • Operating System
  • Computer Network 
  • Internet
  • MS Office Suit and Short cut keys
  • Basics of DBMS
  • Number System and Conversions
  • Computer and Network Security
Payable on-line from 30.03.2017 to 20.04.2017 (both dates inclusive)
SC/ ST / PWD: Rs. 100/- (Intimation Charges Only)
All candidates other than SC/ ST / PWD: Rs. 600/- (Application fee including intimation charges) 

NICL AO Admit Card 2017
National Insurance Company Ltd. Recruitment Process's Phase-1 Preliminary Examination's Admit Card is expected to be released by 3rd week May 2017. 

NICL AO Results 2017
NICL will release the results in after completion of each Phase of Examination. The combined final score of candidates shall be arrived at on the basis of scores obtained by the candidates in the online main examination(Objective and Descriptive Section) and interview. The weightage (ratio) of online Main Examination and Interview will be 80:20 respectively. 
Cut Off of NICL AO 2015: Total Online Examination(out of 200) - 114.5
Interview (out of 50) - 17.5
Grand Total (Out of 250) - 157

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