The notification for the post Administrative Officers (Scale – I) has already been published by NIACL. The notification was released for 300 vacancies. The Preliminary phase of this exam will be conducted on 17th December 2016. Today we are sharing with you all the exam pattern and detailed expected syllabus of this exam.

The exam will be conducted in following phases –
1. Preliminary Exam (Objective)
2. Mains Exam (Objective + Descriptive)
3. Interview

NIACL Administrative Officers (Scale-I) Prelims Exam Pattern

SubjectMaximum MarksDuration
English Language30
Reasoning Ability35
Quantitative Ability35
Total1001 Hour

NIACL Administrative Officers (Scale-I) Mains Exam Pattern

SubjectMaximum MarksDuration
English Language50
General Awareness50
Quantitative Aptitude50
Total2001:20 Hour
Descriptive exam would consist of the following-
  1. Letter Writing – 10 marks
  2. Essay – 20 marks

New India Assurance Company Ltd AO Exam Syllabus

The questions in this exam may be asked from the topics mentioned below. So go through the syllabus thoroughly in order to have a proper idea of the expected questions from each section.

NIACL AO Mains Exam Syllabus for Quantitative Aptitude

  • Simplification/ Approximation
  • Number Series
  • Data Interpretation
  • Quadratic Equations
  • Ratio & Proportion
  • Percentage & Averages
  • Profit & Loss
  • Mixtures & Allegations
  • Pipes and Cisterns
  • Boats and Streams
  • Simple Interest & Compound Interest
  • Time, Work and Wages
  • Time & Distance
  • Permutation, Combination & Probability

NIACL AO Mains Exam Syllabus for Reasoning Ability –

  • Seating Arrangement (Circular, Linear, Square)
  • Puzzles
  • Syllogism
  • Input Output
  • Coding Decoding
  • Blood Relations
  • Alphanumeric Series
  • Order and Ranking
  • Direction based questions
  • Data sufficiency
  • Inequalities (Direct and Coded)
  • Logical Reasoning

NIACL AO Mains Exam Syllabus for English language –

  • Reading Comprehension
  • Cloze test
  • Fill in the blanks
  • Error Spotting
  • Sentence Correction
  • Para Jumbles

NIACL AO Mains Exam Syllabus for General Awareness –

  • Banking, Insurance & Financial Awareness
  • Current Affairs
  • Static GK (Few questions)
Note –
  • A penalty of 1/4th mark would be deducted for every wrong answer.
  • Candidates need to clear the sectional as well as the overall cutoff in both the phases of the exam,
  • Descriptive test of only those candidates would be evaluated who qualify the mains exam. The candidates need to qualify the cutoff of descriptive exam as well but the marks of the descriptive test would not be included while shortlisting the candidates for the interview.
  • The tentative slot for the mains phase of the exam is January 2017.

All the best for your exam..
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