NIACL AO Recruitment 2019

NIACL AO Recruitment

NIACL AO Recruitment 2019

The New India Assurance Company Limited or better known as NIACL has released the official notification. The notification declared recruitment for 312 Administrative Officers (Generalist & Specialist) Scale I. Working with NIACL is a matter of prestige and honour for any common man. With a great job that the title offers, also comes goodwill.

The registration for NIACL began on 10th December 2018 and 26th December 2018 was the last date for registration. The recruitment drive saw a huge number of applications from all over the country. For more information on the dates for the exam, go through the below written article on NIACL Recruitment 2019:

Important Dates:  

Events Important Dates
Online registration starts 10th December 2018
Online registration ends 26th December 2018
Preliminary Exam 30th January 2019
Main Exam 2nd March 2019

Age (as on 01.12.2018)
Minimum Age: 21 years
Maximum Age: 30 years, as on 01.12.2018
a candidate must have been born not earlier than 2nd Dec-1988 and not later than 1st Dec-1997 (both dates inclusive).
Relaxation in upper age limit shall be as follows:

S.NO Category Age Relaxation
1. Other Backward Classes (Non creamy layer) 3 years
2. Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe 5 years
3. Persons with Benchmark Disabilities as defined under “The Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016” 10 years
4. Ex-servicemen including Commissioned Officers and ECOs/SSCOs who have rendered at least five years Military Service as on 01.12.2018 and have been released; (a) on completion of assignment (including those whose assignment is due to be completed within one year from 01.12.2018) otherwise than by way of dismissal or discharge on account of misconduct or

inefficiency; or (b) on account of physical disability attributable to Military Service; or (c) on invalidment.

The ECOs/SSCOs who have completed an initial period of assignment of five years of Military Service as  01.12.2018 and whose assignment has been extended beyond five years and in whose case the Ministry of Defence issues a certificate that they can apply for civil employment and that they will be released on three months’ notice on selection from the date of receipt of offer of appointment

5 year
5. Defence service personnel disabled in operation during the hostilities with any foreign country or in a disturbed area and released as consequence thereof 3 years
6. Persons ordinarily domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period 1.1.1980 to 31.12.1989 5 years
7. Existing Confirmed Employees of Public Sector General Insurance Companies (including GIC & Agriculture Insurance Company of India Ltd.) 8 years

Application Fee:

Category Application fee
General / OBC Rs 600
SC / ST/ PwD Rs 100


Education Qualification:

Generalists: A candidate must possess the minimum qualification of a graduate/post graduate in any discipline from a recognised University or any equivalent qualification recognised as such by Central Government with at least 60% marks in either of the degree examination for General candidates and at least 55% marks forSC/ST/PwBD candidates.

Specialists: A candidate must possess the minimum qualification as follows. The qualification should be from a recognised University or any equivalent qualification recognised as such by Central Government.

Discipline Minimum Qualification
Company Secretary ACS/FCS from ICSI And Graduation/Post-graduation in any discipline with min 60
Legal Graduate/Post-graduate in Law with min 60% (55% for SC/ST/PwBD)
Finance & Accounts Chartered Accountant (ICAI) and Graduation/Post-graduation

in any discipline with min 60% (55% for SC/ST/PwBD)


Cost and Management Accountant (The Institute of Cost

Accountants of India, earlier known as ICWAI) and

Graduation/Post-graduation in any discipline with min 60%

(55% for SC/ST/PwBD)


MBA Finance/PGDM FINANCE* with min 60% (55% for



M.COM with min 60% (55% for SC/ST/PwBD)

A candidate applying for recruitment in the Company must be either-
(a) a citizen of India, or (b) a subject of Nepal, or (c) a subject of Bhutan, or (d) a Tibetan refugee who came over to India before 1st January, 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India, or (e) a person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India.

Selection Procedure: 

NIACL Recruitment for AO Scale-I is conducted in three stages:
Preliminary Exam
Main Exam

An Interview Process will be condcuted for final selection of candidates to the post of Administrative Officer. The Ratio of Online Examination and Interview Process will be 80:20.

NIACL 2019 Preliminary Exam Pattern:

The Prelims exam is an online objective test and consists of three papers:

English Language
Numerical Ability

S.No. Name of Tests                                                No. of Questions Maximum Marks Duration
1. English Language              30 30 20 Min
2. Numerical Ability 35 35 20 Min
3. Reasoning Ability 35 35 20 Min
Total 100 100 60 Min

NIACL 2019 Mains Exam Pattern:

Mains examination is online and consist five papers of objective type questions. 

English Language
General Awareness
Numerical Ability

For Generalist: 

S.No. Name of Tests No. of Questions                    Maximum Marks
1 Reasoning  50 50
2 Data Analysis & Interpretation  50 50
3 General/ Economy/ Banking Awareness 50 50
4 English Language 50 50
Total 200 200

For Specialist: 

S. No. Name of the Test No. of Questions Maximum Marks Duration 2  hours
1 Reasoning Ability 40 40
2 English Language 40 40
3 General Awareness 40 40
4 Quantitative Aptitude 40 40
5 In Specialist stream, an additional test to assess technical& professional knowledge in relevant discipline 40 40
Total 200 200

Descriptive Test: 

The Descriptive Test of 30 minutes duration with 30 marks comprises a test of English Language (Letter Writing-10marks & Essay-20 marks). The descriptive test will be in English and will be conducted through online mode. Descriptive answer script would be evaluated only in respect of those candidates who qualify the objective test.


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