OICL 2017

Oriental Insurance Company Ltd. (OICL) is conducting OICL 2017 AO Scale I exam to select eligible candidates to the post of Administrative Officer at its various offices all across the country. Candidates are selected for prestigious posts such as that of AO, ADO, AAO etc.through OICL 2017 Exam. The notification for the same will be released shortly by Oriental Insurance Company Ltd.

OICL is a public sector non-life insurance company of India with its headquarters in New Delhi. Having more than 30 regional offices and more than 1800 branches all across the country, OICL is one of the premium Insurance Company of India.

OICL AO Scale I Prelims Admit Card Released

The Admit Card for OICL AO Prelims has been released.The Oriental Insurance Company Limited conducts this exam to recruit candidates for the post of Administrative Officers (Scale-I). All the candidates who had applied for OICL AO can download the call letters for Phase-I (Prelims) Exam by clicking on the link provided below:

Download the OICL AO Prelims Admit Card Now

Important Dates of Phase-I Online Exam Call Letter:

Commencement of Admit Card (Call letter) Download: 25th September 2017

Last Date to Download Admit Card: 22nd October 2017

OICL Recruitment 2017

Oriental Insurance Company Ltd. (OICL) has released the Notification the for the post of Administrative Officer (AO) Scale-I. The total number of vacancies according to the advertisement is 300.

View the Official Notification of OICL AO

Oriental Insurance Company Limited (OICL) has activated the online application link for the much-awaited recruitment of the recruitment of 300 Administrative Officers (AO) Scale-I post in 2017-18. All the interested candidates can apply online from the link given below.

Apply Online for the Post of AO in OICL

OICL 2017 Exam Dates

The Exam Dates for OICL Administrative Officer (AO) Scale-I 2017 have been released by OICL. The important dates for OICL AO 2017 Exam are as follows:

Commencement of on-line registration of application: 18th August 2017

Closure of registration of application: 15th September 2017

Closure for editing application details: 15th September 2017

Last date for printing your application: 30th September 2017

Online Fee Payment: 18th August 2017 to 15th September 2017

Date of online Examination Phase – I: 22nd October 2017

Date of online Examination Phase – II: 18th November 2017

OICL Exam Pattern

OICL AO exam is conducted in three phases:

Candidates need to clear all three phases to be finally selected. Let's understand the pattern for each phase:

OICL Preliminary Exam Pattern

The Preliminary Examination consists of Objective Test for 100 marks which will be conducted online. The test would be of 1 hour duration having 3 sections as follows:

Section Max. Marks Duration Version
English Language 30 1 hour English
Reasoning Ability 35 English/ Hindi
Quantitative Aptitude 35 English/ Hindi
Total 100    

OICL Main Examination

OICL Main Examination comprises of Objective Test 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 the conduct of Objective Test, Descriptive Test will be conducted.

(i) Objective Test: This test will be of 2 hours duration consisting of 4 sections (Generalists) and 5 sections (Specialists) for total 200 marks.

For Generalists

Section Max. Marks Duration Version
Reasoning Ability 50 120 minutes English/ Hindi
English Language 50 English
General Awareness 50 English/ Hindi
Quantitative Aptitude 50 English/ Hindi
Total 200    

For Specialists

Section Max. Marks Duration Version
Reasoning Ability 40 120 minutes English/ Hindi
English Language 40 English
General Awareness 40 English/ Hindi
Quantitative Aptitude 40 English/ Hindi
Professional Knowledge 40   English/ Hindi
Total 200    

(ii) Descriptive Test: This Test is of 30 minutes duration with 30 marks.  Candidates are tested for English Language (Letter Writing-10marks & Essay-20 marks).

The descriptive test will be in English and will be conducted through on-line mode. All candidates 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 and also score high.


Candidates who qualify the main examination will be called the interview round to be conducted by the company. The weightage of online Examination and Interview will be 80:20 respectively. The centre, address of the venue, time & date of Interview will be communicated to the shortlisted candidates in the call letter. Candidates are required to download their interview call letters from company’s website.

OICL Application Fee

A candidate is required to pay a total of Rs. 500/- as OICL 2017 Application fee. Candidates belonging to SC/ST/PWD/Ex. Servicemen category are required to pay Rs. 50/- as application fee for OICL 2017 Exam.

OICL Eligibility 2017

Age Limit A candidate is required to be of Minimum 18 years of age and Maximum 26 years of age to be eligible for OICL 2017 Exam.
Educational Qualification a) Graduate from a recognized University OR Pass in HSC/Equivalent (XII pass) examination with 60% marks (50% for Ex-servicemen, SC/ST and Persons with Disabilities); and the candidate should have passed in English as one of the subjects at SSC/ HSC/ Intermediate/ Graduation level; and Knowledge of Regional Language i.e. Language of the State of Recruitment is essential.

b) The candidates should be proficient in Regional Language of the State/UT (candidates should know how to read/write and speak the Regional Language of the State/UT), for whose vacancies a candidate wishes to apply.

OICL 2017 Results

OICL 2017 Results will be declared by OICL after the examination for the same has been conducted. A merit list will be prepared in descending order of the marks obtained by each candidate in OICL 2017 Written Exam, Computer Proficiency Test and Interview Process.

OICL 2017 Cut-Off

The cut off for OICL 2017 keeps on changing every year. It depends upon the number of candidates appearing for the exam and the quality of questions being asked in the examination. The cut-off for Written Exam is likely to be different than that of last years’.