NIACL (AO) 2020: NIACL (AO) Notification, Eligibility & Cut-off, Syllabus & Pattern

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The New India Assurance Company Limited (NIACL) conducts the exams for the recruitment of candidates for the post of Administrative Officers in the organization. The vacancies are announced for Generalist Administrative Officer and Specialist Administrative Officer. The Generalist Administer Officers are appointed for every department and it does not require any special skills. While the Specialist Administrative Officers are appointed to fill the posts of Company Secretary, Legal, and Finance & Accounts and require special qualifications as well. The following article provides all the requisite information about the NIACL (AO) examination 2020 and the NIACL (AO) mock tests 2020.

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NIACL (AO) 2020 Details

In this section of the article, candidates will get to know about the details of the NIACL (AO) exam like the exam syllabus, eligibility, pattern, and other information about the NIACL (AO) exam 2020.

NIACL (AO) Exam Dates 2020




Preliminary Exam

30th January 2021

Mains Exam

2nd March 2021


NIACL (AO) Application Details 2020

  • Visit the official web portal of the New India Assurance Company Limited (NIACL)

  • Go to  Information and Help section at the bottom of the home page

  • Click on Recruitment to see all available job opportunities

  • Click on the detailed advertisement of the Administrative Officer to check your eligibility

  • Click on the link to Apply Online

  • Register yourself on the website and save the credentials

  • Log in using your registration ID and password

  • Provide all the necessary details and fill the application form

  • Upload the scanned copy of all your necessary documents and photographs

  • Pay the application fee


Application Fee


Rs. 100


Rs. 600

  • Candidates can pay the application fee through online modes only

  • Keep a printout of the application form and the e-receipt for future use

NIACL (AO) Eligibility 2020


  • A citizen of India, Nepal, Bhutan

  • A Tibetan refugee who came over to India before 1 January 1962 to permanently settle in India

  • A person of Indian origin who has migrated from East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, Burma, Ethiopia, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, the United Republic of Zambia, Malawi, Tanzania, Zaire, and Vietnam with intent of permanently settling in India are eligible only if a certificate of eligibility has been issued by the Government of India in the candidates’ favor


Minimum Age

21 Years

Maximum Age

30 Years

Age Relaxation-


Age Relaxation


3 Years


5 Years

Persons with Benchmark Disabilities

10 Years

Ex-Servicemen including the commissioned officer who have rendered not less than 5 Years of service in the military

5 Years

Defense Service Personnel having disability incurred during hostilities with foreign countries or in a disturbed area and released as a consequence thereof

3 Years

A person domiciled in the state of Jammu and Kashmir during 1st January 1980 and 31st December 1989

5 Years

Existing Employees of Public Sector Insurance Organizations

8 Years

Educational Qualification-


  • A candidate with a graduate/post-graduate in any discipline or any equivalent qualification recognized by the Government of India with a minimum of 60% marks for General candidates and a minimum of 55% marks for SC/ST/PwBD candidates


  • Company Secretary – FCS/ACS from ICSI and Post-Graduation/Graduation degree in any discipline with at least 60%

  • Legal – Graduate/Post-graduate in Law with a minimum of 60% (55% for SC/ST/PwBD)

  • Finance & Accounts – Cost and Management Accountant (The Institute of Cost Accountants of India, earlier known as ICWAI) and Graduation/Post-graduation in any discipline Or MBA Finance Or M.COM Or Chartered Accountant (ICAI) and Graduation/Post-graduation degree in any discipline with a minimum of 60% for General and OBC candidates and 55% for SC/ST/PwBD

NIACL (AO) Syllabus 2020

English Language- Sentence Improvement, Fill in the blanks, Para Completion, Joining Sentences, Error Correction (Underlined Part), Idioms and Phrases, Spotting the Error, Précis Writing, Passage Completion, List of One Word Substitution, Synonyms, Active Voice and Passive Voice, Sentence Completion, Letter Writing Format, Sentence Correction, Sentence Arrangement, Antonyms, Error Correction (Phrase in Bold), Rules for Tenses, Rules for Prepositions, Error Correction (Phrase in Bold), List of Prepositions, Rules and List of Conjunctions, List of Homophones/Homonyms, Reading Comprehension.

Reasoning- Decision Making, Non-Verbal Series, Statement and Arguments, Cubes and Dice, Alphanumeric Series, Grouping Identical Figures, Embedded Figures, Problem on Age Calculation, Number Series, Alphabet Series, Test of Direction Sense, Analogy, Number Ranking, Coding-Decoding, Cubes and Dice, Arithmetical Reasoning, Data Interpretation, Direction based problems, Blood Relations, Inequality (Both Direct and Coded), Blood Relations (Coded as well as Direct), Statement and Conclusions, Data Sufficiency, Mirror Images, Blood Relations, Clocks & Calendars, Arithmetical Reasoning, Number Series, Embedded Figures, Verbal Reasoning, Decision Making, Puzzles, Syllogism.

Numerical Ability- Time & Speed, Investment, Mixture and Allegations, Permutation & Combination, Pipes and Cisterns, Time, Speed and Distance, Boats & Streams, LCM and HCF, Problems on Ages, Simplification, Fundamental Arithmetical Operations, Average, Percentage, Time & Work, Area, Profit & Loss, Simple & Compound Interest, Data Interpretation like Bar Graph, Pictorial Graph, Pie Chart, Number System, Ratio and Proportion, Discounts.

General Awareness- General Science, General Knowledge, Indian History, Geography, Awards, Indian Economy, Indian Financial System, Indian Politics, Abbreviations, List of Cricket world cup winners, International & National Organizations, Literature, Famous Places in India, Tourism, Authors, Environment, Environmental issues, Rivers, Lakes and Seas, Biology, Budget, Civics, Current Affairs, World History, Dams in India, Heritage, Important Dates, Basic Physics, Botany and Zoology, Chemistry, Current Affairs, Artists, Indian Banking System History, Sports, Famous Days and Dates, Recent Credit and Monetary Policies, Famous Books and Authors, Indian Parliament, Inventions in the World, Countries, and Capitals.

NIACL (AO) Exam Pattern 2020


NIACL (AO) (Prelims)

NIACL (AO) (Mains)

Medium of Exam



Number of Questions



Total Marks



Type of Questions



Time Duration

60 minutes

120 minutes

Negative Marking



Topic-wise division of Questions and Marks

Preliminary Exam –




English Language



Quantitative Aptitude







100 Questions

100 Marks


NIACL (AO) Important Dates 2020


Date (Tentative)

Notification Release

5th December 2020

Start Date of Application

10th December 2020

Last Date of Application

26th December 2020

Start Date of Payment

10th December 2020

Last Date of Payment

26th December 2020

Admit Card of Preliminary Exam

19th January 2021

Preliminary Exam Date

30th January 2021

Result of Preliminary Exam

15th February 2021

Admit Card of Mains Exam

24th February 2021

Mains Exam Date

2nd March 2021

Result of Mains Exam

To be Announced


NIACL (AO) Results 2020

Candidates can access the results of the NIACL (AO) exam through the official web portal of the New India Assurance Company Limited. Visit the website and go to the Information and Help section at the bottom of the page. Click on recruitment and then click on Administrative Officer (Scale – I) – Generalists and Specialists. The results of both, the preliminary and the Mains exams can be accessed in the same manner.

NIACL (AO) Other Information 2020

Division of Vacancies on a Category basis








Company Secretary












Finance & Accounts



















Written by
Yarav Srivastava
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