NICL AO  is a very sought after Insurance exam among the Indian Insurance Sector job Aspirants. National Insurance Company Limited Conducts a recruitment exam to fill Vacancies for the Administrative  Officers (Generalist) Scale I" Post. the Initial  NICL AO basic Pay will be Around Rs 32,795/-, the emoluments go up to Rs 51,000/- in Metropolitan cities.

Dates to Remember

Events Date
Online Application Starts 30th March 2017
Online Application Ends 20th April 2017
Last Dat too pay the Application Fee 20th April 2017
Last Date to Print you Form 5th May 2017
Admit card 10 Days before the Exam
Online exam Phase-I (Tentative) 3rd/ 4th  June 2017 
Online Exam Phase-II (Tentative) 2nd July 2017



There are 205 numbers of vacancies to be Filled  for the post of NICL AO 2017

Total No. of Post UR SC ST OBC PwD (HI) PwD (OC) PwD (VI)
205 113 31 16 45 2 2 2


Eligibility Criteria

Age Limit ( as on 1st March 2017)

Minimum Age- 21 Years
Maximum Age- 30 Years

Age Relaxation

SC/ST- 5 Years
OBC- 3 Years
PwD (Person with Disabilities)- 10 Years
and other as per government norms

Educational Qualification

You Should possess Graduation or Post Graduation in any discipline from a recognized university or any equivalent Qualification recognized by the Central Government, with at least 60% Mark in the degree Examination (at Least 55% for SC/ST Candidates.

Exam Pattern & Selection Process

The Selection process of NICL AO 2017 Consists of 3 Stages  as mention below:

  1. Preliminary Examination
  2. Mains Examination (Objective + Descriptive)
  3. Personal Interview

Preliminary Examination

Subject Max Marks Duration Medium
Quantitative Aptitude
60 Minutes English
English or Hindi
English or Hindi
Total 100    
  • You have To qualify  Sectional as well as overall Cut-Offs.
  • NICL Prelims will be objective type.
  • There will be Negative Marking of 1/4 mark for each Wrong answer.
  • No Mark will be deducted for unanswered questions.

Mains Exam

The Mains Examination has 2 Parts Objective and Descriptive test.

Objective Test

Subject No of Questions Max Marks Durations
English Langauge
General Awareness
Computer Knowledge
Quantitative Aptitude
120 Min
Total 200 200  
  • There will be Negative Marking of 1/4 mark for each Wrong answer.
  • No Mark will be deducted for unanswered questions.
  • Every question will be in bilingual (i.e English and Hindi) except for English.

Descriptive Test

Subject No of questions Max Marks Duration
English Language
(Essay, Precis & comprehension)
3 30 30 Minutes
  • The descriptive test will be in English and will be conducted through online mode only.
  • There will be separate cut-Off Marks for the Descriptive Test.
  • the descriptive test is of qualifying nature only. The Marks in the Descriptive test will not be counted towards shortlisting for the interview or Final Selection.

Personal Interview

  • Once the Candidate qualifies the Mains exam, he/she will be called for interview.
  • The weightage (ratio) of online Mains Examination and interview will be 80:20 respectively.
  • Candidate can download the Call letter for Interview from the Official website of NICL few days after the Mains result is Declared.


Preparation Tips

Know the Detailed Exam Pattern
You should know the  Written exam pattern including negative marking scheme. Moreover, you should be aware of the complete NICL AO syllabus & nature of question paper before you start preparing.

Know the Previous Years Cut-Off
You should go through the previous years cutoffs to get a clear idea of how should you carry out the preparation to crack the exam with ease.

Preparation for all Sections with Equal Importance
You should give equal importance to every section and try to work on the topics which are frequently asked.

Practice Mock Test for NICL AO Exam
It is very important to solve Online Mock Tests & be well versed with the latest Syllabus along with question papers available on the Internet as it will give you confidence while solving the actual exam.

Application Process

You can apply for NIACL  AO 22017 through online mode only. use the below mention Steps to Apply online for  NICL AO as mention below:

  • You can register through NICL AO Official Website.
  • Use a valid Email ID that should be kept active till the Declaration of the result.
  • Fill the Application Form carefully.
  • Upload your Scanned documents such as Photograph and Signature.
  • Submit the Application Form.
  • You need to pay the Application Fee online using Debit Card/ Credit Card/ Internet Banking/ Cash Card/ Wallets, Etc.
  • Take the Print out of the application fee Receipt for Future Reference.

Job Profile

  • You will be posted and transferred anywhere in India.
  • You will have to Stay at the initial Place of posting for a minimum of 5 years.
  • Immediately after joining, you will have to join for a Probation period of 1 Year
  • During the probation period, you will be required to pass the non-life " Licentiate Examination" conducted by Insurance Institute of India.
  • Candidate will also have to Sign a Guarantee bond which will require to serve the Company for a minimum of 4 Years including probation period.

Admit Card

NICL AO releases its Admit Card just a couple of weeks before the Exam Date. you can download the NICL AO Admit Card 2017 from the official website of NICL  as soon as NICL releases them


NICL SO Result for all Exams that it holds comes out within 1-2 months of the Exam Date. you can find the NICL AO Result on the Official website of NICL 


As you are now Aware of NICL AO Exam 2017, you can now Know all the information from the Official Notification on the topics link Vacancies, Eligibility Criteria, Exam Pattern, Syllabus and more.

NICL AO Official Recruitment Notification 2017- Click Here

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