NIACL Exam Model Question Papers

About Exam


NICL or National Insurance Corporation Ltd. is one of the most prestigious Insurance Company of India. NICL conducts NICL AO Exam every year to recruit eligible candidates to the post of Administrative Officer (Officer in Scale I Cadre).

Exam Pattern


Questions asked in both the papers of NICL exam are Objective Multiple Choice Type. In addition to the objective paper asked in Mains exam, a descriptive paper of 30 marks will also be asked.

NICL Exam will be conducted in three phase: Preliminary exam will be conducted first followed by Mains Exam. After the declaration of result of Mains Exam, interviews will be conducted for the selected students to determine the final selection for the post of Associate Officer through NICL exams.

NICL AO Prelims Exam Pattern


Total Time : 60 Minutes

Sections Total Number of Marks
Quantitative Aptitude 35
Reasoning 35
English Language 30
Total 100

NICL AO Mains Exam Pattern

Total Time: 120 Minutes

Sections Total Number of Marks Number of Questions
English Language 40 40
Reasoning 40 40
Numerical Ability 40 40
Computer Knowledge 40 40
General Awareness 40 40
Total 200 200


Descriptive Test

The Descriptive Test will contain 3 questions asked in English that will carry a total of 30 marks and has to be completed in 30 minutes.

Final Selection

An Interview Process will be conducted for all the candidates clearing the Mains Exam to determine the final selection of the candidate to the post of Assistant Officer through NICL AO 

Eligibility


There are basic 3 criteria which a candidate needs to fulfil to be eligible for NICL AO Exam

  • A candidate is required to be either a Citizen of India or a subject of Nepal or a subject of Bhutan or a Tibetan Refugee who came over to India before 1st January 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India.
  • A candidate is required to hold a valid Bachelor’s degree in any discipline with an aggregate of 60% and above from a recognized university for NICL exam.
  • A candidate is also required to be aged between 21-30 years while applying for this exam.

Age Relaxation


Category Age Limit
SC 5 years
ST 5 years
OBC 3 years
PWD 10 years
Ex. Servicemen 5 years
Defence Personnel 3 years
Persons domiciled in Kashmir Division of Jammu & Kashmir State during the period from 1-1-80 to 31-12-89 5 years
Existing confirmed employees of Public Sector General Insurance Companies 8 years


Syllabus


NICL AO Prelims Syllabus

Reasoning

  • Puzzles
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Verbal Reasoning
  • Coding - Decoding (New as well as Old Pattern)
  • Order and Ranking
  • Input - Output
  • Direction based problems
  • Seating Arrangement (Circular, Square and Linear)
  • Inequality (Both Direct and Coded)
  • Syllogism (New as well as Old Pattern)
  • Blood Relations (Coded as well as Direct)
  • Alphanumeric Series

English Language

  • Reading Comprehension
  • Sentence Improvement
  • Para Jumbles
  • Para/ Sentence Completion
  • Cloze Test
  • Spotting Errors
  • Fill in the Blanks / Double Fillers

Quantitative Aptitude

  • Data Sufficiency
  • Data Interpretation (Try to have a thorough practice of calculative sets)
  • Number Series
  • Time & Work
  • Mixture and Allegations
  • Simplification / Approximation
  • Quadratic Equations
  • Arithmetic Topics including following -
  • Problem on Ages
  • Profit, Loss and Discount
  • Averages
  • Time, Speed and Distance
  • Boats & Streams
  • Mathematical Inequalities
  • Mensuration
  • Ratio and Proportion
  • Simple and Compound Interest
  • Pipes and Cisterns

NICL AO Mains Syllabus

Reasoning

  • Puzzles
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Verbal Reasoning
  • Coding - Decoding (New as well as Old Pattern)
  • Order and Ranking
  • Input - Output
  • Direction based problems
  • Seating Arrangement (Circular, Square and Linear)
  • Inequality (Both Direct and Coded)
  • Syllogism (New as well as Old Pattern)
  • Blood Relations (Coded as well as Direct)
  • Alphanumeric Series

English Language

  • Reading Comprehension
  • Sentence Improvement
  • Para Jumbles
  • Para/ Sentence Completion
  • Cloze Test
  • Spotting Errors
  • Fill in the Blanks / Double Fillers

Numerical Ability

  • Data Sufficiency
  • Data Interpretation (Try to have a thorough practice of calculative sets)
  • Number Series
  • Time & Work
  • Mixture and Allegations
  • Simplification / Approximation
  • Quadratic Equations
  • Arithmetic Topics including following -
  • Problem on Ages
  • Profit, Loss and Discount
  • Averages
  • Time, Speed and Distance
  • Boats & Streams
  • Mathematical Inequalities
  • Mensuration
  • Ratio and Proportion
  • Simple and Compound Interest
  • Pipes and Cisterns

General Awareness

  • Current Affairs
  • Insurance Awareness
  • Banking Awareness
  • Books & authors
  • Important Places
  • Awards
  • Headquarters
  • Policies
  • Important Days & themes
  • General knowledge (Economics, Banking, Currencies, History. Geography)

Computer Knowledge

  • Fundamentals of Computer
  • History of Computer
  • Computer Shortcuts
  • Important Abbreviations
  • Memory
  • Hardware
  • Networking
  • Internet