The National Insurance Company Ltd. released the notification regarding the recruitment process for Administrative Officer(Generalist) Scale-I 2017 in March 2017. So, in the year 2019 also, it is expected to be released in the month of March.

Click Here to View the Official NICL AO 2017 Notification

NICL AO Vacancies 2019

The total number of vacancies in the year 2017 were:

Total No. of Post UR SC ST OBC Out of which PWD
205 113 31 16 45  HI – 2 OC – 2 VI – 2

We will update the number of vacancies for the year 2019 as soon as the official notification is out.

NICL AO 2019 Exam Dates

The schedule for the NICL AO 2017 exam was as follows.

Last Date for Online Registration 20.04.2017
Payment of Application Fees – Online 30.03.2017-20.04.2017
Date of online Examination – Phase I 3rd / 4th June 2017(TENTATIVE)
Downloading of call letters for examination commences from 10 days prior to the date of examination
Date of online Examination – Phase II 2nd July, 2017(TENTATIVE)

We will update the schedule of 2019 as soon as the official notification for the recruitment process of 2019 is out.

NICL AO Exam Centres 2019

Examination Centers For 2017 Phase-I (Provisional):

There were exam centers in a total of 33 states and union territories for 2017 examination.

Examination Centers For 2017 Phase-II (Provisional):

We will update the examination centers for NICL AO examination that will be conducted in the year 2019.

NICL AO Recruitment 2019

The selection process for NICL AO consists of online tests (Preliminary & Main Examination) a descriptive test (qualifying in nature) and Interview. Each candidate is required to obtain a minimum score for each section of the objective test separately to get shortlisted for the Descriptive Test evaluation/Interview i.e. There are separate cut-off marks for the Descriptive Test.

NICL AO Eligibility Criteria 2019

A candidate must be minimum 21 years and maximum 30 years of age to apply for the post of NICL AO.


A candidate must possess the minimum qualification of a Graduate/Post Graduate in any discipline from a recognized University OR any equivalent qualification recognized as such by Central Government with at least 60% marks in either of the degree examination (at least 55% for SC/ST).

NICL AO Salary 2019

Emoluments & Benefits: The starting Basic pay would be Rs. 32,795 /- in the scale of Rs. 32795-1610(14)-55335-1745(4)-62315 and such other allowances as may be admissible under the rules in force from time to time in the company. Total emoluments will be approximately Rs.51,000/- p.m. in Metropolitan Centers.

NICL AO Exam Pattern 2019

Phase I: Preliminary Examination:
The Preliminary Examination (Online Objective Test) for 100 marks, is of one-hour duration and consists of 3 sections as follows:

The questions in objective tests, except for the test of English Language, are available in English & Hindi. Candidates will have to qualify in each test by securing passing marks to be decided by the Organisation.

Phase II: Main Examination:

Main Examination consists of Objective Tests for 200 marks and Descriptive Test for 30 Marks. Both the Objective and Descriptive Tests are online. Candidates has to answer Descriptive Test by typing on the computer. Immediately after completion of the Objective Test, Descriptive Test is administered.

Objective Test: The Objective Test of 2 hours duration consists of 5 sections for total 200 Marks :

Penalty for Wrong Answers (Applicable to both – Preliminary and Main Objective examination)
There is a penalty for wrong answers marked in the Online Objective Tests. For each question for which a wrong answer has been given by the candidate, one-fourth of the marks assigned to that question are deducted as penalty to arrive at corrected score. No marks are deducted for un-attempted questions.

Descriptive Test: The Descriptive Test of 30 Minutes duration with 30 marks is a Test of English Language (Essay, Precis, and Comprehension). The descriptive test is conducted in an online mode and there are separate cut-off marks for the Descriptive Test.

Phase – III: Interview

Candidates who are shortlisted based on online Phase–II (mains examination) are subsequently called for an Interview hat is conducted by the Company. The interview is conducted at select centers. The shortlisted candidates are informed about the centers, the address of the venue, time & date of Interview through the call letter.

NICL AO Syllabus 2019
NICL AO Examination has two phases of Online Objective Test for which candidates have to study the following subjects:

English Language 

  • Reading Comprehension
  • Cloze Test
  • Fillers
  • Sentence Errors
  • Vocabulary based questions
  • Sentence Improvement
  • Jumbled Paragraph
  • Paragraph Based Questions ( Paragraph Fillers, Paragraph Conclusion, Paragraph /Sentences Restatement)

Reasoning Ability

  • 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)

Quantitative Aptitude

  • Data Interpretation (Bar Graph, Line Chart, Tabular, Caselet, Radar/Web, Pie Chart)
  • Inequalities (Quadratic Equations)
  • 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)

General Awareness

  • Banking and Insurance Awareness
  • Financial Awareness
  • Govt. Schemes and Policies
  • Current Affairs
  • Static Awareness

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 Shortcut keys
  • Basics of DBMS
  • Number System and Conversions
  • Computer and Network Security

NICL AO Application Fee 2019

SC/ ST / PWD: Rs. 100/- (Intimation Charges Only)
All candidates other than SC/ ST / PWD: Rs. 600/- (Application fee including intimation charges)

NICL AO Admit Card 2019
National Insurance Company Ltd. Recruitment Process’s Phase-1 Preliminary Examination’s Admit Card is made available on the official website at least 15 days before the examination is conducted.

NICL AO Results 2019

NICL releases the results in after completion of each Phase of Examination. The combined final scores of candidates are arrived at on the basis of scores obtained by the candidates in the online main examination (Objective and Descriptive Section) and interview. The weightage (ratio) of online Main Examination and Interview is 80:20 respectively. 


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