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NEW INDIA ASSURANCE COMPANY Ltd (NIACL) ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER RECRUITMENT EXAM Exam Pattern

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SELECTION PROCEDURE For NIACL AO :
Phase - I : Preliminary Examination
Preliminary Examination consisting of Objective Tests for 100 marks will be conducted online. This would consist of 3 sections as follows :

English Language
Reasoning Ability
Quantitative Aptitude
 

Section No.
Name of Test / Section
Type of Test Maximum Marks Duration for each section Version
1 English Language Objective 30 20 minute English
2 Reasoning Ability Objective 35 20 minute English / Hindi
3 Quantitative Aptitude Objective 35 20 minute English / Hindi
      100    

 

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Candidates  have to  qualify  in  each test by  securing  passing  marks  to  be  decided by the Company.

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.

Phase –II : Main Examination
Main Examination will consist of Objective Tests for 200 marks and
Descriptive Test for 30 marks. Both the Objective and Descriptive Tests will be  online.



Candidates will have to answer Descriptive Test by typing on the computer.
Immediately after completion of Objective Test, Descriptive Test will be administered.

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(i) Objective Test : ( For GENERALISTS)
The Objective Test of 2 hours duration consists of 4 sections for total 200 marks.

Section

Questions

Maximum Marks

Duration

No.

1

Test Of Reasoning

50

120 minutes

2

Test Of Quantitative aptitude

50

3

Test Of General Awareness

50

4

Test Of English Language

50

 

Total

200

 

Medium of Exam is English / Hindi

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

PENALTY FOR WRONG ANSWERS  (Applicable to both – Preliminary and Main examination)

There will be negative marks for wrong answer, 1/4th of the allotted marks will be deducted for each wrong answer.

PHASE - III : INTERVIEW
Candidates who have been shortlisted at the end of Phase-II will subsequently be  called for an Interview to be conducted by the Company.
Interview will be conducted at select centres. The weightage (ratio) of online
Examination and Interview will be 80:20 respectively.  

Final Selection :
Final selection would be based on consolidated marks of main examination (objective test) & Interview. The final merit list shall be prepared in descending order of the  consolidated marks secured by the candidates.

Cut off Score :




Each candidate will be required to obtain a minimum total score for short listing for the interview. Depending on the number of vacancies available, cut offs will be decided for short listing.

The above tests, except the Test of English Language, will be available bilingually, i.e. English and Hindi. The Company reserves the right to modify the structure of the examination which will be intimated through its website.