NICL AO Exam Pattern along with the latest paper pattern and complete syllabus
NICL AO Exam 2017
National Insurance Company Limited (NICL) has invited online applications for filling up of Administrative Officer (AO) vacancies.
This is a golden opportunity for aspirants because through the NICL AO Exam, 205 vacancies on an all India basis will be filled with excellent salary and perks.
NICL AO Exam Details 2017
|Date of Phase I Exam||June 3rd & 4th, 2017|
|Date of Phase II Exam||July 2nd, 2017|
|Number of vacancies to be Filled||205|
|Approximate Number of Candidates Applying this Year||7 to 8 Lakhs|
|Approximate Number of Candidates Appearing this Year||3 to 4 Lakhs|
|Level of Complexity Expected||Moderate to Difficult|
|Salary of NICL Administrative Officer||Rs. 51, 000 per month|
|Official Notification||VIEW HERE|
|Study Material||VIEW HERE|
NICL AO Exam 2017: Latest Pattern
The process of selection for NICL AO Exam 2017 consists of the following 3 phases –
|Phase I||Preliminary Examination|
|Phase II||Mains Examination|
|Phase III||Personal interview|
NICL AO Exam Pattern 2017: Prelims
The preliminary stage of NICL AO Exam is objective in nature i.e only multiple type questions (MCQs) will be asked.
|English Language||30||1 Hour|
NICL AO Exam Prelims: Points to Note
|1.||Candidates have to qualify in each test by securing passing marks to be decided by the Company.|
|2.||Adequate number of candidates in each category as decided by the Company (approximately 15 times the numbers of vacancies subject to availability) will be shortlisted for the Main Examination.|
NICL AO Exam Pattern 2017 : Mains
The Mains stage of NICL AO Exam is both objective and descriptive in nature. f Objective Tests will comprise 200 marks and Descriptive Test will comprise 30 Marks. Both the Objective and Descriptive Tests will be online.
The Objective Test will be conducted first and soon as it ends, the Descriptive Test will be administered.
NICL AO Exam Mains: Objective Test
NICL AO Exam Mains: Descriptive Test
|English Language||3/30||30 Minutes|
NICL AO Exam Mains: Points to Note
|1.||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.
|2.||There will also be a separate cut-off marks for the Descriptive Test. Each candidate will be required to obtain a minimum total score (to be decided by the Company according to number of vacancies) in the objective test(Main Examination) and qualify in the descriptive test for short listing for the Interview.|
|A candidate shall be required to qualify in the descriptive test, but the marks in the descriptive test will not be counted towards short listing for interview or final selection.|
NICL AO Exam 2017: Negative Marking
NICL AO Exam 2017 : Interview
|Candidates will be shortlisted for Interview on the basis of overall marks scored in Main Examination after evaluation as above.|
Why is NICL AO Exam Important This Year ?
There are 3 major reasons so as to why is the NICL AO Exam important for aspirants this year –
|1. Large Number of Vacancies||205 all India vacancies will be filled via NICL AO Exam 2017. This is a golden opportunity to work at a premier organization.|
|2. Unpredictability||The NICL AO exam should be taken seriously this year because it might not be conducted next year. So prepare well this year as well.|
|3. No LIC AAO Exam||This will come across as disappointing news but LIC AAO Exam will not be conducted this year. Hence, your chances to get into the Insurance Sector have reduced. So you might as well crack NICL AO 2017.|
NICL AO Exam 2017: Test Wise Syllabus