NIACL AO Exam Pattern 2022: Subject Wise Paper Pattern for Prelims & Mains

NIACL AO Exam Pattern 2022: Subject Wise Paper Pattern for Prelims & Mains

ByJyoti Bisht  |  Updated on: Oct 4, 2021NIACL AO Mains admit card 2021 out officially! Candidates can download the NIACL AO mains admit card here. Also, check vacancy, cutoff, salary, syllabus, papers, exam pattern, eligibility criteria and more.
NIACL AO Mains admit card 2021 out officially! Candidates can download the NIACL AO mains admit card here. Also, check vacancy, cutoff, salary, syllabus, papers, exam pattern, eligibility criteria and more.
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NIACL AO Exam Pattern 2021

NIACL AO Exam Pattern 2021 is the foremost step to begin your exam preparation. Knowing the exam pattern for the NIACL AO exam will help you in knowing the subjects asked in the exam along with the number of questions and marking scheme.

Thus, candidates preparing for the NIACL AO 2021 exam, must check here the latest exam pattern for the Prelims & Mains examination as disclosed by the New India Assurance Company Limited. It is critical to have a thorough understanding of the exam pattern and syllabus for NIACL AO so that you can commence your preparation accordingly.

NIACL AO Selection Stages

The NIACL AO exam 2021 will be conducted in the following phases -

  1. Phase I - Preliminary Exam (Objective))
  2. Phase II - Mains Exam (Objective + Descriptive)
  3. Interview

Check below the detailed pattern for Prelims and Mains Examinations of NIACL AO 2021.

NIACL AO Prelims Exam Pattern 2021

Phase 1 of the online NIACL AO exam will be an objective type test conducted for a total of 100 Marks. A sectional time limit of 20 minutes will be given for each section. Candidates preparing to appear for the exam can check below the detailed NIACL AO prelims exam pattern 2021:

Name of TestMax. MarksDuration
Reasoning Ability3520 Minutes
Quantitative Aptitude3520 Minutes
English Language3020 Minutes
Total10060 Minutes

Note: -

  • The test will be bilingual in nature i.e. available in both Hindi and English language except for the English section.

NIACL AO Mains Exam Pattern 2021

NIACL AO Main Examination will consist of Objective type questions for 200 marks and a Descriptive Test for 30 marks. Both the Objective and Descriptive Tests will be conducted in an online mode. The descriptive test will be conducted immediately after completion of the Objective Test.

Check below the NIACL AO Mains Exam Pattern is for Generalist post as disclosed under the official notification -

Name of TestMax. MarksDurationMedium of Exam
Test of Reasoning5040English/Hindi
Test of Quantitative Aptitude5040English/Hindi
Test of English Language5040English
Test of General Awareness5030English/Hindi
Total200150 MinsEnglish/Hindi

Note: Each candidate will be required to obtain a minimum score for each section of the objective test separately for shortlisting for the Descriptive test evaluation and also shortlisting for the Interview.

NIACL AO Descriptive Test 2021

  • The Descriptive Test of 30 minutes duration with 30 marks will be a Test of English Language
  • Letter Writing is of 10 marks & Essay will be of 20 marks).
  • The descriptive test will be in English and will be conducted online mode.
  • Candidates will have to answer the Descriptive Test by typing on the computer.

Note: 

  • Descriptive answer script would be evaluated only in respect of those candidates who qualify for the objective test. Depending on the number of vacancies available, cut-offs will be decided for Descriptive paper evaluation.
  • A candidate shall be required to qualify in the descriptive test, but the marks in the descriptive test will not be counted towards shortlisting for an interview or final selection.

Descriptive Test would consist of the following -

  1. Letter Writing - 10 marks
  2. Essay - 20 marks

NIACL AO Marking Scheme 2021

  • 1 mark will be awarded for every correct answer.
  • There is a negative marking of 1/4 marks assigned to the question for each wrong answer marked by the candidate.
  • No marks will be deducted for unanswered questions.
  • Candidates have to qualify for each test/section by securing passing marks to be decided by the company.
  • An adequate number of candidates in each category as decided by the Company (approximately 15 times the numbers of vacancies subject to availability) will be shortlisted for the Main Examination.
  • Marks obtained in Objective, as well as Descriptive tests, will be added in the final Merit list along with marks of Interview.

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NIACL AO SalaryNIACL AO Syllabus 2021 PDF
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NIACL AO Exam Pattern FAQs

  • NIACL AO prelims examination is completely objective in nature, whereas mains examination consists of objective tests for 200 marks and Descriptive test for 30 marks.

  • The selection of the candidates for NIACL AO 2021 recruitment will be conducted in the following phases -

    • Phase I - Preliminary Exam (Objective))
    • Phase II - Mains Exam (Objective + Descriptive)
    • Interview
  • A total of 100 questions are asked in the NIACL AO prelims examination.

  • The officials of New India Assurance Company Limited have disclosed the NIACL AO exam pattern for both prelims and mains examination under the official notification PDF.

  • Yes, there is a negative marking of 0.25 marks for every incorrect answer by the candidate.

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