NICL (National Insurance Company Limited) is a state-owned general insurance company in India. NICL is one of the most prestigious and leading public sector insurance companies of India. It transacts non life insurance business. Its tagline is "Trusted Since 1906". NICL runs general insurance business of Fire, Marine and Miscellaneous insurance. The company headquartered at Kolkata, was established in 1906 and nationalized in 1972. Its portfolio consists of a large no. of general insurance policies, offered to a wide list of clients encompassing different sectors of the economy. Apart from being a leading insurance provider in India, NICL also serves Nepal.
NICL conducts NICL AO Exam every year to recruit eligible candidates to the post of Administrative Officer (Officer in Scale I Cadre). NICL AO 2019 will be conducted shortly with the same agenda of recruiting bright minds in the country to the post of AO in one of the many branches of National Insurance Corporation Limited.
Job Profile & Vacancies of NICL AO 2019
An Administrative Officer in NICL has to perform a variety of work. However, the majority of the work involves,
- Claim Settlements
- Risk Assessment
- Supervision of Assistants work
- Verify the risk proposals etc.
The total number of vacancies for NICL AO 2019 will be updated as soon as the official notification has been released. For reference of the expected NICL AO 2019 vacancy, here is a list of the vacancy for the year 2018:
Total no. of posts
Eligibility Criteria for NICL AO
The eligibility criteria of NICL AO are the set of rules in terms of age, academic qualifications and nationality which the candidates must fulfill inorder to be eligible for the exam.
- Age Limit
- Minimum Age Limit: 21 years
- Maximum Age Limit: 30 years
- SC/ ST: 5 years
- OBC: 3 years
- Physically Handicapped: 10 years
- Physically Handicapped + OBC: 13 years
- Physically Handicapped + SC/ST: 15 years
- Educational Qualification
Candidates must be a graduate in any discipline from a recognized University/ Institution. The applicant from a foreign University approved for the purpose or the fellowship of Insurance Institute of India, Mumbai can also apply. Candidates should have atleast 2 years of experience in any Life Insurance sector of Insurance Company.
NICL AO Syllabus & Exam Pattern
NICL AO Recruitment is conducted in 3 phases: Paper – 1, Paper – 2 and Interview round.
Paper – 1 is an Objective Based Online Mode Exam, where all questions are of Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) type. This paper is divided into 3 sections. Paper -1 contains 100 questions of 100 marks to be completed in composite time duration of 60 minutes.
Paper – 2 is also an Objective Based Online Mode Exam, where all questions are of Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) type. This paper is divided into 5 sections and followed by a descriptive exam of 30 minutes. Each section carries 40 questions for 40 marks and composite time of 120 minutes. Descriptive test contains 3 questions of 30 marks.
Interview is the final phase for the selection of a candidate.
NICL AO Paper – 1/ Prelims
Paper – 1 is an Objective Based Online Mode Exam, where all questions are of Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) type. Paper – 1 is divided into 3 sections, General Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude and English Language. General Reasoning and Quantitative Aptitude contain 35 questions each and are of 35 marks and English Language contains 30 questions for 30 marks. The composite time – duration of Paper – 1 is of 60 minutes.
No. of Questions
A composite time of 60 minutes
NICL AO Paper – 2/ Mains
Paper – 2 is an Objective Based Online Mode Exam, where all questions are of Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) type. Paper – 2 is divided into 5 sections, General Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude, English Language, General Awareness and Computer Knowledge and these sections are followed by a Descriptive Test. Each section contains 40 questions of 40 marks and a composite time – period of 120 minutes.
No. of Questions
A composite time of 120 minutes
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.
NICL AO Final Round/ Interview
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 2019 Exam.
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.
NICL – AO Exam Date 2019
The exam date for NICL AO 2019 will be updated as soon as the official notification has been released. For reference of the expected NICL AO 2019 exam dates, here is a list of the vacancy for the year 2017:
Last Date of Online Registration
20 April, 2017
Payment of Application Fees - Online
30 March to 20 April, 2017
Exam Date Paper - 1
3 & 4 June, 2017
Paper -1 Admit Card
10 days prior to the date of examination
Exam Date Paper - 2
2 July, 2017