NIACL gives an opportunity to all those who seek to make a headway in their career with the insurance sector through NIACL Assistant Recruitment every year. Before going for a competitive examination, one must always have an adequate knowledge of the eligibility criteria, application process, syllabus, examination pattern, the changes introduced in the pattern of examination, so that, she knows how she should plan her preparations in a way to do with the syllabus and the revision before the examination takes place. So, to help you make your career in the insurance sector through NIACL Recruitment, Bankers Adda is providing you with all the details of NIACL Assistant Recruitment Process.

NIACL Assistant Result

The results of NIACL Assistant Prelims and Mains Exam is released 15-20 days post the conduct of examinations.

NIACL Assistant Prelims Result 2018

NIACL Assistant Mains 2018 Score Card

NIACL Assistant Notification

The New India Assurance Company Ltd (NIACL) released notification for the posts of Assistants (2018) in July 2018. It is a leading global insurance group with offices and branches spread all across the nation. It is one of the five completely owned insurance company by the Government of India.

Click Here to View the Official Notification of 2018

NIACL Assistant Exam Dates

Date of Tier-I Exam (2018): 08th September 2018

Date of Tier-II Exam (2018): 6th October 2018

NIACL Assistant Vacancies

The number of vacancies for the year 2018 was 685 for Assistants in NIACL.

NIACL Assistant Application Fees (2018)

  1. 1. Rs. 100 for SC/ ST/ PWD/EXS Candidates.
  2. 2. Rs. 600 for OBC/ General Candidates.

NIACL Assistant Selection Procedure

The selection for Probationary Officers is done through a three-tiered process:

I. Preliminary Examination
II. Mains Examination
III. Language Proficiency Test

Final Selection-
Candidates qualifying in the Online Main Examination are shortlisted and called for Regional Language Test, before final selection. No separate marks are awarded for Regional Language Test. This test is only qualifying in nature. Final selection is made on the basis of performance in the online Main examination subject to qualifying the Regional Language Test. Merely satisfying the eligibility norms do not entitle a candidate to be called for online examinations & Regional Language Test. In case of equal marks scored by the last two or more candidates in the merit list, the candidate senior most in age will be shortlisted for further process of recruitment.

NIACL Assistant Eligibility Criteria

Age (for 2018 Recruitment): Minimum Age: 21 years; Maximum Age: 30 years (as on. 30.06.2018). Candidates born not earlier than 1st July 1988 and not later than 30th June 1997 (both days inclusive) were eligible to apply.

Qualification: A candidate must possess the minimum qualification of Graduation in any discipline from a recognized University or any equivalent qualification recognized as such by the Central Government. The candidate should have passed in English as one of the subjects at SSC/ HSC/ Intermediate/ Graduation level. Candidate should possess certificate in proof of passing the qualifying examination as on date of application registration. Also, knowledge of Regional Language of the State for which a candidate applies is essential.

NIACL Assistant Exam Pattern

NICL Assistant Preliminary Examination Pattern 2018:


Sr.No. Name of Tests No. of Qs Maximum Marks Duration
1 English Language 30 30 20 minutes
2 Quantitative Aptitude 35 35 20 minutes
3 Reasoning Ability 35 35 20 minutes
Total 100 100 1 hour (60 minutes)

NICL Assistant Main Examination Pattern 2018: 

Serial Number Section No. of Question Max. Marks Duration
1. English Language 40 50 120 minutes
2. Numerical Ability 40 50
3. Reasoning 40 50
4. General Awareness 40 50
5. Computer Knowledge 40 50
Total 200 250


Note: One is not selected for the post if she fails the language proficiency test (that is conducted after mains examination) no matter how much she has scored in the preliminary or mains examination.

NIACL Assistant Syllabus

S. No. Subject Syllabus
1. English Language Reading comprehension, Cloze test, Double fillers/ sentence/ multiple sentence fillers , Sentence correction/ improvement, Vocabulary based questions, Odd one out cum para jumbles, Paragraph Based Questions (Paragraph 1, 2, 3…, Paragraph Fillers, Paragraph Conclusion, Paragraph /Sentences Restatement).
2. Reasoning  Puzzles & Seating Arrangements, Direction Sense, Blood, Relation, Syllogism, Order and Ranking, Coding-Decoding, Machine Input-Output, Inequalities, Alpha-Numeric-Symbol, Series, Data Sufficiency, Logical Reasoning (Passage Inference, Statement and Assumption, Conclusion, Argument).
3. Numerical Ability Data Interpretation (Bar Graph, Line Chart, Tabular, Caselet, Radar/Web, Pie Chart), Inequalities (Quadratic Equations, Quantity 1, Quantity 2), Number Series, Approximation and Simplification, Data Sufficiency, Miscellaneous Arithmetic Problems (HCF and LCM, Profit and Loss, SI & CI, Problem on Ages, Work and Time, Speed Distance and Time, Probability, Mensuration, Permutation and Combination, Average, Ratio and Proportion, Partnership, Problems on Boats and Stream, Problems on Trains, Mixture and Allegation, Pipes and Cisterns).
4. General Awareness 

Banking and Insurance Awareness, Financial Awareness, Govt. Schemes and Policies, Current Affairs, Static Awareness.
5. Computer Knowledge History and Generation of Computers, Introduction to Computer Organisation, Computer Memory, Computer Hardware and I/O Devices, Computer Software, Computer Languages, Operating System, Computer Network, Internet, MS Office Suit and Short cut keys, Basics of DBMS, Number System and Conversions, Computer and Network Security.


NIACL Assistant Admit Card

The admit cards for the prelims and mains examination are released at least 15 days before the examination is conducted.

NIACL Assistant Cut-Off Scores

The cut-off scores released by NIACL depends on the number of vacancies announced in that particular year, number of candidates who appear for the examination as well as the level of the examination that is conducted in order to carry out the recruitment process. So, one cannot predict the cut-off score of future NIACL Assistant Examination by simply relying on the previous year cut-off scores. To get you acquainted with the previous year cut off scores of NIACL Assistant Examination, here are previous years’ NIACL Assistant 2018 & 2017 Cut-off scores:

NIACL Assistant 2018 Prelims Cutoff Marks:

ANDHRA PRADESH 73.50 88.25
ASSAM 75.75 69.75 78.00 83.75
BIHAR 88.25
CHANDIGARH(UT) 76.00 77.50 87.75
CHHATTISGARH 74.25 67.25 86.75
DELHI 80.25 72.00 82.50 89.25
GOA 69.00
GUJARAT 78.25 64.50 71.50 82.75
HARYANA 77.50 89.00
JAMMU &KASHMIR 75.50 65.25 86.50
JHARKHAND 76.50 88.00
KARNATAKA 71.75 70.00 75.75 81.25
KERALA 79.75 86.25 89.00
MADHYA PRADESH 77.25 59.25 86.75
MAHARASHTRA 79.00 56.50 78.00 82.50
ODISHA 79.00 69.00 86.50 88.00
PUNJAB 76.25 90.00
RAJASTHAN 82.00 73.00 84.00 88.75
TAMILNADU 75.75 61.25 84.50
TELANGANA 83.00 74.00 86.00
TRIPURA 53.00 85.75
UTTAR PRADESH 80.75 84.50 89.00
UTTARAKHAND 74.00 88.75
WEST BENGAL 83.00 64.50 82.25 91.00


English Language Test of Reasoning Numerical Aptitude
(Max Marks) 30 (Max Marks) 35 (Max Marks) 35
SC, ST, OBC, PC, EXS & DISEXS AND DXS 11.00 11.00 13.50
GENERAL 14.75 16.25 17.75

NIACL Assistant 2017 Prelims Cutoff Marks:

States Cut-Off
Gujarat 63-68
Karnataka 65-70
Madhya Pradesh 70-75
Odhisha 73-77
Chandigarh 77-80
Tamil Nadu 70-75
Assam 69-73
Andhra Pradesh 76-80
Rajasthan 77-80
Jammu and Kashmir 70-75
Uttar Pradesh 75-80
West Bengal 77-80
Maharashtra 71-75
Delhi 77-80
Bihar 75-78
Kerala Above 80


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