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Oriental Insurance AO 2017 - Syllabus with Topic Weightage

Oriental Insurance AO 2017 -  Syllabus with Topic Weightage

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Oriental Insurance AO 2017 -  Exam Pattern and Syllabus - The Oriental Insurance Company Limited has invited official applications for the post of Administrative Officers (AO) Scale I. This year, the OICL recruitment is being conducted to recruit all total 300 candidates. The OICL Prelims exam is scheduled to be held on 22nd October 2017. As you have less than a month to prepare for this exam, you will have to gear up with your preparation for the same. Your preparation should be in line with the OICL AO syllabus and pattern. In order to help you with your preparation, this post to dedicated to Oriental Insurance AO Syllabus Prelims 2017 PDF which will give you insights of topic- wise weightage along with types of questions asked from each topic. You can also practice well for the Oriental Insurance exam by taking up online OICL Prelims Test and analyze where you stand!

Let us take a look at the exam pattern-

OICL AO Exam Pattern 2017

Oriental Insurance AO 2017 - Prelims Exam Pattern

This OICL AO Prelims exam comprises of 100 Qs in 60 minutes. For incorrect responses, there is a negative marking of 0.25 marks of each wrong answer.
Section No. of
Qs
Marks Time
English
Language
30 30 60 Min
Reasoning 35 35
Numerical
Ability
35 35
Total 100 100

Oriental Insurance AO 2017 - Mains Exam Pattern For Generalists 

Name of the Test Maximum Marks Duration
Test of Reasoning Ability 50 120 Minutes
Test of English Language 50
Test of General Awareness 50
Test of Quantitative Aptitude 50
 Total 200


Oriental Insurance AO 2017 -  Mains Exam Pattern For Specialists 


Name of the Test Maximum Marks Duration
Test of Reasoning Ability 40 120 Minutes
Test of English Language 40
Test of General Awareness 40
Test of Quantitative Aptitude 40
Test of Professional Knowledge 40
 Total 200

Oriental Insurance AO 2017 -  Mains Exam Pattern for Descriptive Test

The descriptive Test will comprise of 30 marks in a time duration of 30 minutes. The test will be conducted in the English language through online mode and the questions will include a letter writing of 10 marks & an essay comprising of 20 marks.

Oriental Insurance AO 2017 Syllabus

Important Topics asked in the Oriental Insurance AO 2017 Exam
In 2017, approximately 6000 students are expected to get into the OICL Mains exam since the number of selections will be 20 times vacancies (approx). It is quite evident from this data that the cut off for OICL AO Prelims will be higher. This, in turn, implies that you will have to practice hard for the exam. This article will provide you with a priority list of topics in the OICL AO Syllabus which will make preparation easier for you.

Oriental Insurance AO 2017 Syllabus with Topic Weightage

Oriental Insurance AO 2017 Syllabus - English Language 

TopicWeightageType and Difficulty
Reading Comprehension10-15
  • Type: You will be given 1 or 2 passage (mostly on fact based) with/without synonyms & antonyms.
  • Slightly Difficult & Highly Time Consuming.
Cloze Test5-10
  • Type: You have to complete the blanks missing in the passage.
  • Moderate to Difficult & accordingly time-consuming.
Error Spotting5-10
  • Type: One has to spot the grammatical errors in the sentences.
  • Easy to Moderate & less time-consuming.
Para Jumbles0-5
  • Type: One has to rearrange the broken sentences of paragraphs.
  • Easy to Moderate & moderately time-consuming.
Para Completion0-5
  • Type: One has to complete the omitted lines in the paragraph.
  • Easy to Moderate & less time-consuming.
Sentence Connector0-5
  • Type: One has to complete the missing phrase from the paragraph.
  • Easy to Moderate & accordingly time-consuming.
Double Fillers5
  • Type: one has to complete the missing word in the sentences which are usually based on vocab/grammar.
  • Easy to Moderate & less time-consuming.
Sentence Correction5-10
  • Type: Sentence with full of grammar errors are need to be sorted.
  • Easy to moderate & less time-consuming.
Idiom-Phrase/ Odd one out0-5
  • Type: The meaning of the phrase/idiom can be asked directly/indirectly.
  • Easy to moderate & less time-consuming.

Oriental Insurance AO 2017 Syllabus - Reasoning Ability 

Topic Weightage Approach + Level of Difficulty
Circular Seating Arrangement 5
  • Type: Uni & Bi-directional problems on circular, square, rectangular, hexagonal tables & can be combined with Blood Relations or Double Line up type problem as well which requires clean charting with proper technique and step-by-step solving.
  • Moderate to Difficult, Moderately time-consuming.
Linear Sitting Arrangement 5
  • Type: Single or Double rows facing each other/opposite in the same or different direction.
  • Moderate to Difficult, could be tricky, Moderate to Highly time-consuming.
Syllogisms 0-5
  • Type: 2-3 statements & conclusions on logical argument, that are asserted or assumed to be true.
  • Easy to Moderate & less time-consuming.
Coding & Decoding 5
  • Type: Coding by Letter Shifting/Analogy/Fictitious Language/Word.
  • Moderate in difficulty & moderate to highly time-consuming.
Inequalities 0-5
  • Type: one statement is followed by some conclusions, which is to be decoded.
  • Easily attemptable, less time-consuming.
Puzzle 5-10
  • Type: Puzzles based on Floor & etc. need to be arranged by different parameters.
  • Easy to Moderate in difficulty, Less time consuming, High Accuracy possible.
Input – Output 0-5
  • Type: Questions are based on logics.
  • Moderate in Difficulty & moderate to highly time-consuming.
Miscellaneous 5-10
  • Type: Questions based on blood relation, distance & direction, ordering & ranking, Alphanumeric series etc.
  • Moderate in Difficulty & moderately time-consuming.
Verbal Reasoning 10-12
  • Type: Questions based on Statement & Conclusion, Statement & course of action, Statement & Arguments, cause & effect, Arguments & Assumption, Assertion Reason & Decision Making.
  • Easy if Steps Followed properly & moderately time-consuming.

Oriental Insurance AO 2017 Syllabus -  Quantitative Aptitude 

Topics Weightage Approach + Level of Difficulty
Simplification/Approximation 5
  • Type: Questions based on BODMAS Rule, Approximation, Decimals, Fractions, Surds & Indices, Percentages etc.
  • Easy to Solve & less time-consuming
Number Series 5
  • Type: Complete the pattern of the series/identify the incorrect term etc.
  • Scoring, moderate in difficulty & moderately time-consuming.
Quadratic Equations 0-5
  • Type: One has to solve a polynomial equation in a single variable.
  • Scoring, Easy if proper steps followed & less time-consuming.
Data Interpretation 10-15
  • Type: Questions are based on Line Graphs, Bar Graphs, Pie Charts, Tables, Miscellaneous Infographics, Missing Data Type Caselets.
  • Easy to Moderate & moderately time-consuming.
Arithmetic (Miscellaneous) 10
  • Type: Questions are based on average, Percentage, Speed Time & Distance, Profit & Loss, Simple & Compound Interest, Time & Work, Problems on Age, Ratio & Proportion, Boat & Stream, Probability, Permutation & Combination, etc.
  • Time taking & involve calculations, moderately time-consuming.
Data Sufficiency 0-5
  • Type: DS questions based on Number System, Averages, Percentages, Ratio & Proportion, Profit & Loss, Simple & Compound Interest, Time Speed & Distance, Time & Work, Problems on Age, Mensuration, Mixtures & Alligations.
  • Moderate in difficulty & moderately time-consuming.
Mathematical Inequality 0-5
  • Type: Relationship between quantity 1& 2 are supposed to be found out.
  • Moderate in difficulty & moderately time-consuming.

Oriental Insurance AO 2017 Syllabus - General Awareness

Topic Weightage Sub – topic
Banking & Finance 10-12 Type: Questions are based on Banking & Financial Terminology, Current Banking Affairs, Economic Awareness & Static Banking Awareness.
Moderate to Difficult & moderately time-consuming.
Current Affairs 10-17 Type: Questions are based on any current events held in the world.
Easy to Moderate & moderately time-consuming.
Static GK 10-12 Type: Questions based on capital & currency, important dates, organisations, arts & cultures etc.
Easy to Moderate & moderately time-consuming.

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