NICL AO Recruitment 2018 Overview :

The National Insurance Company Ltd. is expected to release NICL AO Notification 2018 for 500 Plus vacancies of Administrative Officer (Officers in Scale I cadre) from the open market department in March 2018. The NICL AO 2018 Application Form submission will be started after few days of notification declaration. The Phase-1 exam is expected to be conducted in June 2018 and the Phase-2 exam will be conducted after 1 month of Phase 1st examination.

Latest Update: NICL AO 2018 Recruitment is expected to be released in March and NICL Administrative Officer examination will be held in June and July 2018. All the expected information is available here. There is no official update available for it.

Here in this post, we have shared all the details regarding the NICL AO Recruitment 2018 vacancy details, qualification criteria, syllabus, important exam dates, and selection procedure, Process to fill the application form, Payment of Application and so forth.

About NICL: The National Insurance Company Limited (NICL) is the governmental general insurance company founded in India. It is established in 1906 and since then it is trusted among all the citizen of the country. The company headquartered is in Kolkata and it was nationalized in 1972. This company provides a number of general insurance policies to all the people residing within the country. Every year the NICL recruits the administrative officer for their department. Now let us discuss the entire Recruitment below.

NICL AO 2018 Vacancy Details :

The National Insurance Company Limited is expected to be announced NICL AO Notification 2018 in March whereby the company is expected to declare approx 500 posts. Therefore, we have shared the expected NICL AO Vacancy Details 2018.

  • Name of Organization: National Insurance Company Ltd
  • Number of Posts: 500 Vacancies (Expected)
  • Name of Posts: Administrative Officers (AO)
  • Job Location: India
Vacancy Details
SC ST  OBC General Total Posts
500 (Expected)

Note: UR: Un-reserved, SC: Scheduled Caste, ST: Scheduled Tribe, OBC: Other Backward Classes, PWD: persons with disabilities, HI: Hearing Impaired, VI: Visually Impaired, OC: Orthopedically Challenged.

NICL AO 2018 Important Dates :

S.No. Important Event  Dates of Event (Tentative)
1 Starting Date of NICL AO 2018 Online Registration 3rd week of March 2018
2 Last date for NICL AO Online Registration 2018 3rd week of April 2018
3 Download of Call letter/Admit Card Preliminary Exam 10 days before commencement of exam
4 NICL AO Prelims Online Exam Date 2nd week of June 2018
5 NICL AO Prelims Result Declaration Date After 15 days of examination
6 NICL AO Mains Exam Date 2nd week of July 2018
7 NICL AO Mains Result Declaration Date After 15 days of examination
8 NICL AO 2018 Interview Date October 2018
9 NICL AO 2018 Final Result Declaration Date November / December 2018

NICL AO 2018 Eligibility Criteria :

Educational Qualification

The candidate should have a Degree i.e. Graduation in any discipline from a government recognized University or any equivalent qualification recognized by the Central Government of India.

A candidate must possess at least 60% in the degree examination for general/OBC and at least 55% for SC/ST Candidates.

Candidate must be either –

  • A Citizen of India or
  • A subject of Nepal
  • A subject of Bhutan
  • A Tibetan Refugee who came over to India before 1st January 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India.

NICL AO 2018 Age Limit :

Age Limit: Candidate’s age should not be less than 21 years & not more than 30 years old. Furthermore there is Age relaxation applicable on reserved categories as per the government rules:-

Categories Age Limit
ST/SC 5 years
OBC 3 years
Ex-Serviceman 5 years
PWD 10 years
Defense 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

NICL AO 2018 Application Form :

The NICL AO 2018 Application Form submission will be started from 3rd week of March and it will be closed after 1 month. It means candidates will be able to apply online for NICL AO Recruitment 2018 only till 3rd week of April 2018 from the official website. All the interested candidate will have to apply on or before the last date for NICL Administrative Officer posts. That last date to apply is expected to 3rd week of April 2018. Here below we have shared the simple procedure by which you can fill the application form quickly.

  • Go to the official Website of NICL i.e.
  • Click on the”APPLY ONLINE”.
  • Click on the option “CLICK HERE TO APPLY ONLINE FOR ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER (AO)” to open the Online Application Form.
  • Click on “CLICK HERE FOR NEW REGISTRATION” to register their application by entering their basic information in the NICL AO 2018 Online Application Form.
  • Now Provisional registration number and password will be generated.
  • An Email & SMS about Provisional Registration number and Password will be sent on your device for further use.
  • Reopen the application by Registration number and password.
  • Upload the photograph and signature in the required field.
  • Pay the Required fees on the secured window.
  • Now press ‘FINAL SUBMIT’ after ensuring all the details filled is correct.
  • Your online application form for NICL AO 2018 Recruitment is submitted successfully.


Note:  Before the final submission candidates are requested to use “SAVE AND NEXT” facility to verify the details. No change is allowed after final submission.

NICL AO 2018 Application Fee :

The candidate have to pay the following requites fee Online Payment Only.

  • Rs. 100/- for SC/ST/PWD candidates.
  • Rs. 600 /- for unreserved category.

Note: The payment can be made by using all type of Debit Cards, Credit Cards, Internet Banking, IMPS, Cash Cards/ Mobile Wallets efficiently.

NICL AO 2018 Exam Pattern :

NICL 2018 recruitment will have three-phases of examination, including the interview. Let us discuss it in more details below. Before starting the preparation, it is always better to understand the exam pattern of the exam. Let discuss the NICL AO Exam Pattern 2018 below.

  • NICL AO 2018 Preliminary Exam Scheme
Type of Exam Section Maximum Marks Total Duration Language
Objective Type exam English Language 30 60 Minutes English
Reasoning Ability 35 English/ Hindi
Quantitative Aptitude 35 English/ Hindi
Total 100
  • NICL AO 2018 Mains Exam Pattern
Type of Exam Section Number of Questions Maximum Marks Language Total Duration
Objective Reasoning 40 40 English/ Hindi 120 Minutes
English Language 40 40 English
General Awareness 40 40 English/ Hindi
Computer Knowledge 40 40 English/ Hindi
Quantitative Aptitude 40 40 English/ Hindi
Total 200
Descriptive English Language (Essay, Precis and Comprehension) 3 30 English 30 mins

NICL AO 2018 Syllabus :

After discussing the exam pattern, let us see the NICL AO Syllabus 2018 for the examination. It is beneficial to check program before starting the preparation. There are four sections i.e. Reasoning Ability, English Language, Numerical Ability, General Awareness, and Computer Knowledge. You should make proper timetable in which you will cover all the topic of the syllabus. Below we mentioned the detailed of full NICL AO syllabus.

NICL AO Reasoning Ability Syllabus

  • Puzzles
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Verbal Reasoning
  • Coding – Decoding (New as well as Old Pattern)
  • Order and Ranking
  • Input – Output
  • Direction based problems
  • Seating Arrangement (Circular, Square and Linear)
  • Inequality (Both Direct and Coded)
  • Syllogism (New as well as Old Pattern)
  • Blood Relations (Coded as well as Direct)
  • Alphanumeric Series

NICL AO English Language Syllabus

  • Reading Comprehension
  • Sentence Improvement
  • Para Jumbles
  • Para/ Sentence Completion
  • Cloze Test
  • Spotting Errors
  • Fill in the Blanks / Double Fillers

NICL AO Numerical Ability Syllabus

  • Data Sufficiency
  • Data Interpretation (Try to have a thorough practice of calculative sets)
  • Number Series
  • Time & Work
  • Mixture and Allegations
  • Simplification / Approximation
  • Quadratic Equations
  • Arithmetic Topics including following –
  • Problem on Ages
  • Profit, Loss and Discount
  • Averages
  • Time, Speed and Distance
  • Boats & Streams
  • Mathematical Inequalities
  • Mensuration
  • Ratio and Proportion
  • Simple and Compound Interest
  • Pipes and Cisterns

NICL AO General Awareness Syllabus

  • Questions asked from the Current Affairs & Insurance/ Banking Awareness topics.
  • Books & authors, Important Places, Awards, Headquarters, Policies, Important Days & themes, and so forth.
  • It would be advisable to go through the Monthly GK updates of at least last 3 – 4 months.
  • General knowledge (Economics, Banking, Currencies, History. Geography, and so forth)

NICL AO General Knowledge Syllabus

  • Fundamentals of Computer
  • History of Computer
  • Computer Shortcuts
  • Important Abbreviations
  • Memory
  • Hardware
  • Networking
  • Internet
  • MS Office – Word, PowerPoint, Excel & Access

NICL AO 2018 Selection Procedure :

The NICL AO 2018 Selection Process is divided into four stages:-

  • Preliminary Exam: Candidates who have successfully submitted the Application form will appear in the Prelims. There will be sectional cutoff decided by NICL.
  • Mains Exam: Candidates who get qualify in the prelims will get the chance to participate in the Main exam.
  • Descriptive test: When candidates will get qualify in Mains exam then he/she have to compete in the descriptive test. After qualifying in exam paper the candidate will be called for interview.
  • Interview: Candidate who will clear the interview round will be selected as Administrative Officer in NICL department.

NICL AO Admit Card 2018 :

All the candidates who will successfully fill the NICL AO 2018 application form and will be eligible to appear in the prelims exam. We want to inform all the candidates that, the department will release NICL AO Prelims Admit Card 2018 on the official website. The NICL AO Call Letter 2018 will be released before 10 days of examination date and candidates will be able to download their call letter by registration number and date of birth. We will update all the details need information here soon, as per the updated.

NICL AO Cut Off 2018 :

The Cut-Off marks are the lowest marks which are mandatory to secure to qualify for the exam. The NICL AO cut-off marks 2018 will be released for the Phase-I exam after the declaration of results. The cut-off marks depend on various factors like the level of paper, the number of students appeared for the examination, the number of vacancies and so forth. The NICL AO Main (Phase-II) cut off marks will be released after the declaration of the mains exam result. There will be the different cutoff for all the stages.

NICL AO Prelims Cut off 2018 (Expected)

SC 56.25
ST 49.00
OBC 61.00
UR 65.25
HI 26.00
OC 54.25
VI 55.75

NICL AO Result 2018 :

The NICL AO Result 2018 for Prelims examination will be declared after 15 days of examination on the official website of the company. The NICL AO 2018 Prelims Result is expected to be declared in June. Candidates, who will clear the prelims examination will be shortlisted for the Interview phase. The NICL AO prelims result will be announced on the official website of NICL. The candidate will have to log in to the website to check the result. To check result, aspirants will have to enter their roll number and other required details.