NIACL AO Exam Pattern 2018-19: Prelims & Mains Exam Pattern

New India Assurance Company has officially released Advertisement for 312 Generalist & Specialists Officers Post. NIACL is a well-known Public Sector General Insurance Company.NIACL invites applications from interested and eligible candidates for 312 NIACLAO Vacancies. The NIACL AO Recruitment involves Online Examinations, Interview and Final Selection Procedures. Herewith we have provided Detailed Exam Pattern and Selection Procedure for NIACL AO Recruitment 2018.

NIACL AO Exam Pattern for 2018 Recruitment

Phase – I: Preliminary Examination 

S. No Name of Test/Section (not in sequence) Max. Marks Duration
1 English Language 30 20 min
2 Reasoning Ability 35 20 min
3 Quantitative Aptitude 35 20 min
Total 100 60 Mins
Points to be Remember: 
  1. NIACL AO Preliminary online examination consists of 100 Objective Questions for 100 marks.
  2. The 100 Objective questions are split via 3 sections and each section having a 20mins time duration.
  3. Candidates should answer the questions within their sectional time duration.
  4. One-fourth of assigned marks will be deducted as penalty forever wrong answers.
  5. There will be no penalty for not answering questions (ie) If candidates left blank any questions, there is no marks will be deducted as penalty for the question.
  6. For NIACL AO Main Examination 15 times of Vacancies (Approximately 5*312) will be shortlisted based on Phase I Prelims Exam.

 Phase – II: Main Examination

NIACL AO Main Exam (Objective Test Exam Pattern)

For Generalist:

S.No Section No of Questions Max Marks Duration
1 Quantitative Aptitude 50 50 2 hours
2 Reasoning Ability 50 50
3 English Language 50 50
4 General Awareness 50 50
 Total 200 200

For Specialist

S.No Section No of Questions Max Marks Duration
1 Quantitative Aptitude 40 40 2 Hours
2 Reasoning Ability 40 40
3 English Language 40 40
4 General Awareness 40 40
5 Technical & Professional Knowledge (Descriptive) 40 40
 Total 200 200
Points to be Remember: 
  1. NIACL AO Main Examination will consist of Objective Test and Descriptive Test.
  2. Both the Objective and Descriptive Tests will be conducted through online.
  3. Candidates first attend the Objective test for 2 Hours and continuously they have to appear for the Descriptive Test.
  4. Objective Test will be conducted for 200 marks in 2 hours and the descriptive test will be conducted for 30 Marks in 30 Mins.

 NIACL AO Main Exam (Descriptive Type Exam Pattern) 

Descriptive Test Max. Marks Duration Language
Letter Writing 10 30 min English
Essay Writing 20
Total 100
 Points to Remember: 
  1. Each candidate will be required to obtain a minimum score for each section of NIACL AO Main Exam objective test separately for shortlisting for the Descriptive test evaluation/Interview.
  2. NIACL AO Main Exam Descriptive answer would be evaluated for those who qualify the objective test.
  3. Qualifying marks in the NIACL AO Main Exam Descriptive test


Category Descriptive Test Marks Out of 30
General 15
SC, ST and PwBD 13.5