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Exam Highlights
  • Exam Name
  • Official Website
  • Exam Dates
    October 2022
Exam Dates
  • Official Notification
    September 2022
  • Start of Registration Process
    September 2022
  • End of Registration Process
    September 2022
  • Admit Card Release Date
    10-15 days before the exam date
Eligibilty Criteria

Candidates taking the NIACL examination must be able to convince the terms of Nationality, Educational Qualification, and age relaxations.

NIACL Age Limit

Candidates must be between 21-30 years of age. Applicants may also be eligible for age relaxations based on the category to which they belong. The following age relaxation is applicable for both Assistant and Administrative Officers post in NIACL.

Categories NIACL Age Relaxation
Scheduled Caste / Scheduled Tribe 5 Years
Other Backward Class (Non-Creamy Layer) 3 Years
Person with Disability 10 Years
Ex-Servicemen 5 Years
Defence service personnel disabled in operation 3 Years
Persons originally domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period 1-1-80 to 31-12-89 5 Years
Existing Confirmed Employees of Public Sector General Insurance Companies (including GIC & Agriculture Insurance Company of India Ltd.) 8 Years

NIACL Educational Qualifications

Candidates who wish to join NIACL after passing the NIACL Recruitment 2022 Examination should have the following educational qualifications.

Name of the Post Required Educational Details
Administrative Officers (AO) Eligbility Criteria Graduation/Post Graduation with 60 percent marks in any discipline from a recognized university is the minimum qualification required for the NIACL AO 2021 exam. SC/ST should have 55%.
Assistant Eligbility Criteria
  • A candidate must have a Bachelor's degree in any discipline from a recognized university or an equivalent qualification recognized by the Central Government.
  • The candidate must have passed English as one of his or her subjects at the SSC/HSC/Intermediate/Graduate level. As of the date of application registration, the candidate must have a certificate proving that he or she has passed the qualifying examination.

NIACL Eligibility Criteria: Nationality

Eligible candidates should be from one of the following groups:

  • A resident of India
  • A resident of Nepal
  • A resident of Bhutan
  • A Tibetan refugee who arrived in India before the 1st of January 1962.
  • A person of Indian origin who has moved to India permanently from countries such as Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia, Sri Lanka, and Vietnam.
Exam Pattern

The NIACL Assistant Selection Process is divided into two stages: preliminary and main exams. The Preliminary Examination is the first step, followed by the Main Examination. The exam pattern for both of these stages is as follows:

NIACL Assistant Exam Pattern

The Preliminary examination is the first step in the selection process for the position of Assistant in New India Assurance Company Limited.

Preliminary Exam

The following are the Preliminary Exam details: -

  • There are 100 questions in total.
  • Each question carries one point.
  • The Preliminary Exam lasts one hour.
  • The specifics of the negative marking have yet to be announced on the official website.
Sr. No. Name of Test No. of Questions Maximum Marks Duration
1. English Language 30 30 20 minutes
2. Reasoning Ability 35 35 20 minutes
3. Numerical Ability 35 35 20 minutes
Total - 100 100 1 Hour

Main Exam

The Main Examination is the final and most important step in the selection process. Candidates who pass the NIACL Assistant Prelims are invited to the Main Examination. The following are the details of the Main Examination exam pattern: -

  • The Main Examination is conducted for 250 marks.
  • Each question carries 1.25 points.
  • The Main Examination lasts for two hours.
  • The specifics of the negative marking have yet to be announced on the official website.
Subject No. of Questions Maximum Marks Duration
Numerical Ability 40 50 2 hours
English Language 40 50
Reasoning 40 50
General Awareness 40 50
Computer Knowledge 40 50
Total 200 Questions 250 marks

NIACL AO Exam Pattern

The NIACL AO Exam is broken down into sections. Technical and Professional Knowledge Test in the relevant discipline, Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude, English Language, and General Awareness are the sections. Patterns are divided into two categories. One is for candidates applying for Generalist positions, while the other is for Specialist positions. The following information is provided for both Exam Patterns:

NIACL AO Preliminary Exam Pattern

Subject Maximum Marks Duration
English Language 30 20 minutes
Reasoning Ability 35 20 minutes
Numerical Ability 35 20 minutes
Total 100 1 Hour

NIACL AO Mains Exam Pattern

For the NIACL AO Mains Exam, there will be an Objective Paper lasting 2 hours and 30 minutes, followed by a Descriptive Paper lasting 30 minutes. The following is the exam pattern:

Objective Paper
Section Maximum Marks Duration
Test of Reasoning 50 40 Minutes
Test of English Language 50 40 Minutes
Test of General Awareness 50 30 Minutes
Test of Quantitative Aptitude 50 40 Minutes
Total 200 150 Minutes

Descriptive Test

  • There will be a 30-minute Descriptive Test with a maximum of 30 points.
  • Letter Writing - 10 marks
  • Essay - 20 marks
  • The descriptive test will be given in English and will be conducted in online mode.

Candidates appearing for the NIACL Recruitment 2022 can refer to the NIACL Syllabus for the Prelims and Mains tests. Candidates will be asked to answer objective and descriptive questions. The following are the anticipated topics for Assistant and Administrative Officer posts:

NIACL Assistant Syllabus 2022

The NIACL Assistant Exam has a broad syllabus of general topics. It includes Quantitative Ability, Reasoning Skills, English Language Proficiency, and Computer Knowledge. The syllabus is comprised of important topics from each section, as shown in the table below.

Subjects Topic
Quantitative Ability Data Interpretation, Sequence & Series, Simplification, Approximation, Quadratic Equations, Arithmetic, Probability, Data Sufficiency
English Language Reading Comprehension, Cloze Test, Spotting Errors, Sentence Improvement, Para Jumbles, Fillers, Para Completion
Logical Reasoning Puzzles, Seating Arrangement, Inequality, Syllogism, Input-Output, Coding-Decoding, Data Sufficiency, Verbal Reasoning, Miscellaneous
Computer Knowledge Fundamentals of Computer, History of Computer, Internet, MS Office, Memory, Input-Output devices, Computer Shortcuts, Important Abbreviations

NIACL AO Syllabus 2022

Candidates who plan to take the exam should keep an eye on the official website on a regular schedule. The syllabus for each section of the examination is as follows:

Subjects Topic
Quantitative Aptitude
  • Simplification
  • Numbering series
  • Percentage
  • Profit & loss
  • Average
  • Ration & proportion
  • Simple interest & compound interest
  • Age-based Problems
  • Time & work
  • Pipe & cistern
  • Partnership
  • Speed, time & distance
  • Allegation & mixture
  • Train, boat & stream
  • Mensuration
Reasoning Ability
  • Alphabetic series
  • Blood relation
  • Coding-Decoding
  • Order ranking
  • Directions
  • Syllogism
  • Inequality
  • Input-output
  • Data sufficiency
  • Seating Arrangement
  • Puzzles
  • Logical reasoning
English Language
  • Fill in the blanks
  • Para Jumbles
  • Cloze Test
  • Reading-comprehensions
  • Error spotting
  • Phrase replacement
  • Sentence correction
  • Para completion
  • Vocabulary
General Awareness
  • Current Affairs of the nation and worldwide
  • Banking & Insurance Awareness
  • Finance Awareness
  • Policies and schemes of the government
  • Static Awareness

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