The National Insurance Company Limited (NICL) is the governmental general insurance company founded in India. It is established in 1906 and since then it is trusted among all the citizen of the country. The company headquartered is in Kolkata and it was nationalized in 1972. This company provides a number of general insurance policies to all the people residing within the country. Every year the NICL recruits the administrative officer for their department.

The National Insurance Company Ltd. disclosed NICL AO notification 2017 for 205 vacancies of the Officers in Scale I cadre from the open market department on 20th March 2017. The NICL AO Recruitment 2017 online registration started from 30th March 2017 and it has been closed on 20th April 2017.

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Exam Information

Syllabus for NICL AO:

English Language:

  • Reading Comprehension
  • Cloze Test
  • Fillers
  • Vocabulary based questions
  • Sentence Errors
  • Sentence Improvement
  • Jumbled Paragraph
  • Paragraph based Questions

Resoning Ability:

  • Puzzles
  • Seating Arrangements
  • Direction Sense
  • Blood Relation
  • Syllogism
  • Order and Ranking
  • Coding-Decoding
  • Machine Input-Output
  • Inequalities
  • Alpha-Numeric-Symbol Seriies
  • Data Suffieciency
  • Logical Resoning

Quantitative Aptitude:

  • Data Interpretation
  • Inequalities
  • Number series
  • Approximation
  • Data Sufficiency
  • LCM and HCF
  • Profit & Loss
  • Problems on ages
  • Speed, Distance and Time
  • Mensuration
  • Permutation-Combination
  • Probability
  • Average
  • Partnership
  • Ratio and Proportion
  • Boats and Streams
  • Problems on Trains
  • Pipes and Cisterns
  • Allegation

General Awareness:

  • Banking and Insurance
  • Financial 
  • Government Schemes and Policies
  • Current affairs
  • Static Awareness

Computer Knowledge:

  • History and Generation of Computers
  • Introduction to Computer Organisation
  • Computer Memory
  • Computer Hardware and Input/Output Devices
  • Computer Softwares
  • Computer Languages
  • Operating System
  • Computer Network
  • Internet
  • MS office Suit and Short keys
  • Basics of DBMS
  • Number system and Conversions
  • Computer and Network Securities.

There are three stages for NICL AO 

1.Preliminary Exam Pattern:

Subjects Number of Questions Total Marks
English Language 30 30
Reasoning Ability 35 35
Quantitative Aptitude 35 35
  • All the questions in test are of objective type.
  • 1/4 negative marking for wrong answer.
  • The total time duration for this test is 1 hour.

2. Mains Exam Pattern:

Subject Number of Questions Total Marks Type of Questions
Resoning 40 40 Objective
English Language 40 40 Objective
General Awareness 40 40 Objective
Computer Knowledge 40 40 Objective
Quantitative Aptitude 40 40 Objective
English Language(Essay and Comprehensions) 3 30 Descriptive
  • 1/4 negative marking for wrong answer.
  • The total time duration for this test is 2 hour.
  • The total Marks is 200.

3. Interview :

After qualifying the Pre and Mains, candidate have to appear in the final process that is interview.

Qualification Content:

  • A candidate must have the minimum qualification of a Graduate or Post Graduate from any Recognized university in any Discipline with at least 60 % marks.
  • For SC/ST candidates, the percentage Criteria is 55 %.
  • The Age limit for this exam is minimum 21 years and maximum 30 years in the March month of that year.

Other Information:

NICL stands for National Insurance Company Limited. National Insurance Corporation of India is the most leading Government Insurance Company in India. It is Established in1972. The head quarter of NICL is Kolkata. NICL conducts examination for recruiting the administrative officers of its department.

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