NICL or National Insurance Corporation Ltd. is one of the most prestigious Insurance Company of India. NICL conducts NICL AO Exam every year to recruit eligible candidates to the post of Administrative Officer (Officer in Scale I Cadre). NICL AO 2018 will be conducted shortly with the same agenda of recruiting bright minds in the country to the post of AO in one of the many branches of National Insurance Corporation Ltd.
The notification for NICL AO 2018 exam will be released shortly. The total number of vacancies expected this year for the post of AO is 450+. Post release of Official Notification, NICL AO 2018 Recruitment Process will start. Candidates are requested to visit this site regularly for further updates from NICL.
NICL AO 2018 will constitute of both Preliminary Exam and Mains Exam, the dates for which will be announced in the official Notification. It is necessary for a candidate to clear both these papers to be eligible for the further rounds conducted by NICL. The complete schedule of NICL 2018 is discussed below:
|1||Release of the application form||To be announced|
|2||Last date to submit application form|
|3||Commencement of preliminary exam|
|4||Commencement of Mains exam|
|5||Declaration of final result|
Questions asked in both the papers of NICL 2018 exam are Objective Multiple Choice Type. In addition to the objective paper asked in Mains exam, a descriptive paper of 30 marks will also be asked. NICL 2018 Exam will be conducted in three phase: Preliminary exam will be conducted first followed by Mains Exam. After the declaration of result of Mains Exam, interviews will be conducted for the selected students to determine the final selection for the post of Associate Officer through NICL 2018 exams.
Let's have a look at the detaiiled NICL AO Exam Pattern 2018
|Serial Number||Sections||Total Number of Marks||Time Allocated|
|1.||Quantitative Aptitude||35||A composite time of 60 minutes|
|Serial Number||Sections||Total Number of Marks||Number of Questions||Time Allocated|
|1.||English Language||40||40||A composite time of 120 minutes (2 hours)|
The Descriptive Test will contain 3 questions asked in English that will carry a total of 30 marks and has to be completed in 30 minutes.
An Interview Process will be conducted for all the candidates clearing the Mains Exam to determine the final selection of the candidate to the post of Assistant Officer through NICL AO 2018 Exam.
Preliminary Exam: 0.25 marks will be deducted everytime an answer is marked wrong by a candidate. No marks will be deducted if a question is left blank or un-answered.
Mains Exam: 0.25 marks will be deducted for every question marked wrong by a candidate. There will be no penalty for leaving a question blank or un-answered.
There are basic 3 criteria which a candidate needs to fulfill to be eligible for NICL AO 2018 Exam.
|Ex. Servicemen||5 years|
|Defence Personnel||3 years|
|Persons domiciled in Kashmir Division of Jammu & Kashmir State during the period from 1-1-80 to 31-12-89||5 years|
|Existing confirmed employees of Public Sector General Insurance Companies||8 years|
Preliminary exam of NICL 2018 Exam will have 3 major sections namely Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude and English Language. Mains examination will have more or less same syllabus as that of preliminary exam with an inclusion of a descriptive test in English comprising of 30 marks. Apart from these two papers, an interview will be conducted for selected candidates.
|Subject||Topics to cover|
|Subject||Topics to cover|
The admit card for NICL 2018 Preliminary Exam will be released after the exam for the same has been conducted. The admit card for NICL 2018 Mains exam will be issued to candidates who qualify the preliminary round of NICL 2018 exam.
The results for NICL 2018 Exam will be released after each phase of the exam is completed. The result for preliminary exam will be declared first followed by the result of mains exam. The merit list will be prepared in the descending order of the marks obtained by candidates in the final interview round.
The cut-off for NICL 2018 Exam will be released after each phase of examination is completed. Candidates can evaluate their selection chances by matching their score with the cut-off list released by NICL. To get a detailed knowledge of NICL AO 2018 Cut-Off, let's have a look at the previous year's cut-off
Section-wise NICL AO Cut-Off 2017
|Category||Quantitative Aptitude||Reasoning||English Language|
Cut-Off NICL AO Prelims 2016
|Category||Overall Prelims Cut Off|
NICL AO Mains 2016 Section-wise Cut-Off
|Sections||Maximum Marks||UR||SC, ST, OBC, PWD|
NICL AO 2016 Mains Cut-Off
Cut Off Marks for Descriptive Paper 2016
To prepare effectively for NICL 2018 exam, it is really necessary for a candidate to excel in the subjects being asked in the Preliminary and Mains exam. Candidates can prepare for written test either through our Online Mock Test Series or by joining the Career Power Offline Classroom Program. Now is the time, buckle up and set your foot on the paddle for an accelerated preparation for NICL 2018 exam.