National Insurance Corporation of India is the most recognized Government Insurance Company focused in India. Established in 1972, the company has its headquarters in Kolkata. Every year, NICL organised NICL exam to recruit administrative officer for its department.

NICL AO Recruitment Notification 2018

The Notification for NICL AO 2018 is likely to be released anytime soon. A total of 450+ vacancies are expected to release for the post of Administrative Officer (Officers in Scale I cadre). The NICL AO 2018 Online Application Registration will be started after the release of Official notification NICL AO 2018.

NICL AO Recruitment Notification 2018 – Exam Dates

The Exam Dates for NICL AO 2018 (Officers in Scale I cadre) will be released with its official notification.

Activity Dates
1. Release of the application form To be Released Soon
2. Last date to submit application form To be Released Soon
3. Commencement of preliminary exam To be Released Soon
4. Commencement of Mains exam To be Released Soon

NICL AO Recruitment Notification 2018 – Exam Pattern

Preliminary Exam Pattern

Section Asked Maximum Marks Total Time
Quantitative Aptitude 35 A composite time of 60 minutes
Reasoning 35
English Language 30
Total 100

NICL AO 2018 Mains Exam Pattern

Sections Asked No. of Questions Maximum Marks Total Time
English Language 40 40 A composite time of 120 minutes (2 hours)
Reasoning 40 40
Numerical Ability 40 40
Computer Knowledge 40 40
General Awareness 40 40
Total 200 200

Descriptive Test: The Descriptive Test contains 3 questions asked in English that carries a total of 30 marks and has to be attempted in 30 minutes.

Final Selection: An Interview Process will be conducted for the candidates clearing the Mains Exam to determine the final selection of the candidate to the post of Assistant Officer through NICL AO 2018 Exam.

Penalty for wrong answers

Preliminary Exam: 0.25 marks will be deducted when an answer is marked wrong. No marks will be deducted if a question is left un-attempted.

Mains Exam: 0.25 marks will be deducted for marking a question wrong. There will be no penalty for leaving a question un-attempted.

NICL AO Recruitment Notification 2018 – Syllabus

Preliminary exam of NICL 2018 Exam will have 3 major sections:

  • Reasoning
  • Quantitative Aptitude and
  • English Language

Mains examination will have 5 major sections:

  • Reasoning
  • Quantitative Aptitude
  • English Language
  • Computer Knowledge
  • General Awareness

descriptive test in English comprising of 30 marks is also asked in the Mains Examination of NICL AO 2018.

Quantitative Aptitude

  • 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


  • 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

English Language

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

General Awareness

  • Current Affairs
  • Insurance Awareness
  • Banking Awareness
  • Books & authors
  • Important Places
  • Awards
  • Headquarters
  • Policies
  • Important Days & themes
  • General knowledge (Economics, Banking, Currencies, History. Geography)

Computer Knowledge

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