NIACL AO Recruitment

The last NIACL AO official notification was last released for the year 2018-2019, on March 2, 2019. New India Assurance Company Limited shall soon release the official notification for 2021 recruitment as well.

Aspirants of the same are suggested to keep checking BYJU’S Insurance exam articles for latest updates.

This post will abreast you with the NIACL exam Administrative Officer post with reference to NIACL AO official Notification 2018, and to prepare the candidates for the upcoming recruitment.

NIACL AO Recruitment 2018 -19:-Download PDF Here

Table of Contents

  1. NIACL AO Recruitment
  2. NIACL AO Notification
    • NIACL AO eligibility criteria
    • NIACL AO Vacancy
    • NIACL AO Salary
    • NIACL AO Online Application
    • NIACL AO Exam centres
    • NIACL AO Admit Card
  3. NIACL AO Syllabus and Exam Pattern
    • NIACL AO Exam Pattern
    • NIACL AO Syllabus

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Also, the links mentioned below shall help you prepare for the upcoming NIACL AO recruitment:

NIACL AO Recruitment 2021

NIACL exam is conducted to recruit eligible candidates for the post of Administrative Officer in Scale-I cadres. i.e.

  • Administrative Officer Generalist
  • Administrative Officer Specialist

Apart from NIACL AO recruitment, New India Assurance Company Limited also holds recruitment drive for NIACL Assistant.

NIACL AO Recruitment Important details
Name of the Exam New India Assurance Company Limited, Administrative Officer Exam
Conducting Body NIACL- New India Assurance Company Limited
Recruitment Cadre NIACL AO Generalist

NIACL AO Specialist

Official Website
Job Location Across India

Candidates who wish to appear for NIACL Assistant exam, kindly go through the detailed information on the same in the linked page.

NIACL AO Official Notification

NIACL AO Official Notification for the year 2021 is not yet released.

The table given below mentions all the important information regarding the upcoming Administrative Officer exam:

NIACL AO recruitment 2021 

Name of the Exam NIACL Administrative officer exam
Conducted by New India Assurance Company Limited
NIACL official website
NIACL AO official notification 2021 April 2021 (Tentative)
Vacancy The NIACL AO vacancy will be declared in the official notification.
Online registration date April 2021
Last date to register for NIACL AO exam April 2021
NIACL AO Admit Card on the official website To Be Notified later
NIACL AO recruitment exam To Be Notified later
NIACL AO prelims result To Be Notified later
NIACL AO Mains result To Be Notified later
NIACL AO Interview date To Be Notified later

The New India Assurance Company Limited last released NIACL AO Notification 2018-19 on December 10, 2018.

NIACL AO Official notification invited a total of 312 applications from open market for Administrative officers (Generalist & Specialist) in Scale-I cadre in NIACL.

Aspirants of NIACL exams had to register for NIACL AO recruitment exam on or before December 26, 2018, till 18:00 hours.

Important details of NIACL AO notification is as mentioned below:

NIACL AO Recruitment 2018 Notification

Name of the Exam NIACL AO Exam
Conducted by New India Assurance Company Limited
NIACL official website
NIACL AO official notification 2019 December 10, 2018
NIACL AO Vacancy 312
NIACL AO Online Application start date December 10, 2018
Last date to register for NIACL AO exam December 26, 2018
NIACL AO Admit Card on the official website Prelims- January 8, 2019

Mains- February 8, 2019

NIACL AO recruitment exam date Prelims: January 30, 2019

Mains: March 2, 2019

NIACL AO prelims result declared February 5, 2019
NIACL AO Mains result declared March 22, 2019
NIACL AO Interview April 2019

NIACL AO Recruitment Eligibility Criteria

Aspirants of NIACL AO recruitment exam 2019-20 have to fulfil the eligibility conditions prescribed in the official notification of NIACL AO exam.

The NIACL AO eligibility criteria for Administrative Officer Job is as mentioned below:

  1. Nationality: A candidate must be:
  • A citizen of India, or
  • A subject of Nepal, or
  • A subject of Bhutan, or
  • A Tibetan refugee who came over to India before January 1st 1962, with the intention of permanently settling in India, or
  • A person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India Provided that a candidate shall be a person in whose favour a certificate of eligibility has been issued by the Government of India.
  1. Academic Qualification: A Graduate or Post Graduate degree from any government recognized University in any discipline. With at least 55% marks for SC/ST/PWD candidates and at least 60% marks for General candidates.
  2. NIACL AO Age Limit: Minimum age required to appear for NIACL AO recruitment 2019 exam is 21 years, and upper age limit is 30 years. Therefore, a candidate should be born not earlier than December 2, 1988, and not later than December 1, 1997, to satisfy NIACL AO eligibility criteria.

The maximum age limit bar mentioned-above has certain relaxation for candidates belonging to reserved categories.

Candidates are suggested to check the detailed NIACL AO Exam eligibility conditions and age limit relaxation for reserved categories in the linked article.

NIACL AO Vacancy

In the year 2016, NIACL AO notification invited 300 eligible candidates to fill vacancies as Administrative Officer in generalist category.

Owing to the increase in the number of job applicants in the insurance sector, NIACL has increased the AO vacancy in the 2018-19 AO recruitment notification.

The New India Assurance Company Limited invited a total of 312 applications in the year 2018 to fill the NIACL Administrative Officer (Scale-I) posts from open market in generalist and specialist category.

The segregation of 312 NIACL AO vacancies are given below:

NIACL AO Exam Vacancies 2018-19


Discipline Total SC ST OBC UR HI VI OC ID/Mul.
Company Secretary 2 0 0 0 2
Legal 30 4 3 7 16 1
Finance & Accounts 35 4 3 8 20 1 1
Generalist 245 29 20 59 137 3 2 2 4
Total 312 37 26 74 175 4 3 3 4

There are certain conditions associated with NIACL AO Vacancy:

  • Candidate can apply for any ONE discipline only. Applications made for more than one discipline will render all the applications of the candidate invalid.
  • The NIACL AO vacancies mentioned-above are provisional and may vary according to the actual requirements of the Company at the material time.
  • The reservation under various categories will be as per prevailing Government Guidelines at the time of NIACL final result.

A glance at vacancies in NIACL AO official notification in the year 2016:

300 43 15 84 158 3 3 3
[UR: Un-reserved; SC: Scheduled Caste; ST: Scheduled Tribe; OBC: Other Backward Classes. PwBD: Persons with Benchmark Disabilities; HI: Hearing Impaired; VI: Visually Impaired; OC: Orthopedically Challenged; ID: Intellectual Disability Mul: Multiple Disabilities]


Candidates selected for NIACL AO recruitment will be appointed in Scale-I officer cadre on the regular NIACL AO salary 2019 in New India Assurance Company Limited.

There have been no changes in the NIACL AO salary structure for the last two recruitment conducted for Administrative officer post.

  • Candidates will be eligible to get 32,795/- as a Basic pay in NIACL AO Post.
  • The pay scale of NIACL AO salary is 32795-1610(14)-55335-1745(4)-62315.
  • The total NIACL AO salary in the metropolitan cities will be 51000/- per month.

NIACL AO salary 2018-19

Basic Pay Pay Scale Monthly Pay
32,795/- 32795-1610(14)-55335-1745(4)-62315 51000/-

To know more about the NIACL AO salary candidates must visit the linked article.

NIACL AO Recruitment Apply Online

NIACL AO Apply Online link gets activated once the AO recruitment exam notification is out.

Candidates who wish to appear for NIACL AO recruitment exam have to register themselves for the same on the link given for NIACL AO apply online.

Candidates can register for NIACL AO recruitment exam through Online mode only.

The steps to follow for NIACL AO online application is as mentioned below:

NIACL AO Recruitment Apply Online
NIACL AO recruitment online application

Salient points to remember before filling in the Online Application for NIACL AO recruitment exam:

  • Candidates before applying should have there scanned written declaration, photograph, signature and thumb impression handy
  1. photograph (4.5 cm × 3.5 cm)
  2. Signature (with black ink)
  3. Left thumb impression (on white paper with black or blue ink)
  4. A handwritten declaration (on a white paper with black ink) ensuring all the scanned documents adhere to the required specifications as given in the NIACL AO notification.
  • Candidate should have a valid personal email ID, and mobile number for all the official communication will be sent to the registered mail ID till the end of the recruitment process.
  • The handwritten declaration has to be in the applicant’s handwriting and in English only. If it is written and uploaded by anybody else or in any other language, the application will be considered as invalid.

NIACL AO Recruitment Application Fees

The starting and ending date of filling the application form of Administrative Officer in the year 2018-19 was December 10, 2018, and December 26, 2018, respectively.

The application fee for NIACL AO recruitment exam is non-refundable in any case, nor

can it be reserved for any other exam or selection. Also, the transaction charge, if any, is to be borne by the candidates.

NIACL AO Application fees are mentioned below.

NIACL AO Recruitment Application Fees

SC/ST/PWD 100/- intimation charges only
General & OBC 600/- Application Fee + intimation charges

After filling the NIACL AO recruitment online application, candidates are redirected to the payment gateway integrated with the application form.

The payment for NIACL AO recruitment can be made by using Debit Cards (RuPay/Visa/MasterCard/Maestro), Internet Banking, IMPS, Credit Cards, Cash Cards/ Mobile Wallets.

After submitting your payment information in the online application form, Wait for the intimation from the server and do not press back or refresh button.

NIACL AO Admit Card

NIACL AO Admit Card is released separately for Prelims, Mains and Interview Process.

The New India Assurance Company Limited releases the NIACL AO Admit card 15 days prior to the AO recruitment exam.

The NIACL AO recruitment exam 2018-19 was scheduled on January 30 and March 2, 2019, for Preliminary and Mains examination respectively.

The NIACL AO Call Letter download date was January 8 for Prelims and February 8 for Mains exam.

The candidates who wish to apply for NIACL AO recruitment 2019-20, have to follow the steps given below to download their call letters for the Administrative Officer exam.

  1. Visit the NIACL Official Website.
  2. Click on the link given for NIACL AO Admit Card
  3. Select your preferred language, i.e. English Or Hindi
  4. Enter your registration number Or roll number generated while registration
  5. Enter the password Or Date of Birth in DD-MM-YY format
  6. Enter Captcha code asked
  7. Click on the Login button
  8. Download the NIACL AO Admit Card from the option given to download
  9. Print the AO Admit Card option available for future reference.

NIACL AO Recruitment Exam Centres

While applying for NIACL AO recruitment exam, candidates have to give their preference for examination centres.

Generally, candidates are allotted the centres of examination as per the given preferences, but the company reserves the right to allot any centres other than the one opted.

The examination centres for NIACL AO recruitment are different for prelims and mains exams.

The exam centres for NIACL AO recruitment 2018-19 in Prelims and Mains examination are given below:

NIACL AO recruitment 2018-19 exam centers for Prelims
NIACL AO recruitment 2018-19 exam centers for Prelims

NIACL AO recruitment 2018-19 examination centre for Mains exam-

NIACL AO recruitment 2018-19 examination center for Mains exam

NIACL AO Syllabus And Exam Pattern

The NIACL AO Syllabus and selection process are set by the New India Assurance Company Limited.

NIACL AO selection process and syllabus in the official notification of Administrative Officer recruitment exam 2018-19 was the same as in the year 2016-17.

NIACL AO Exam Pattern

The written examination of NIACL AO recruitment is conducted online.

NIACL AO Exam Pattern is divided into 4 stages-

  • Stage-I Preliminary Exam: Online exam consists of 3 sections with all objective type questions totalling 100 marks.
  • Stage-II Mains Exam: is also conducted Online, divided into two parts; Objective test carrying 200 marks and Descriptive Test totals 30 marks. This Stage has 4 sections in each part.
  • Stage-III Interview: Candidates shortlisted at the end of Stage-II of NIACL AO recruitment exam stand eligible for the interview round. The weightage of online exam and Interview will be 80: 20 respectively.
  • Stage-IV Final Selection: The final selection of NIACL AO recruitment is based on consolidated marks of Mains exam and Interview.

Prepare for the NIACL AO exam 2021 by solving NIACL AO mock test series and previous year question papers.

NIACL AO Syllabus

Candidates who wish to apply for NIACL AO recruitment exam 2021 exam must keep update with the detailed NIACL AO syllabus.

The Prelims exam, i.e. the objective type test of NIACL AO syllabus, covers 3 sections, i.e. Reasoning, Numerical Ability and English. Similarly, the Mains exam syllabus of NIACL AO covers four major sections. Besides the three sections in the Prelims exam, General awareness is an addition to the Mains descriptive paper.

The descriptive test in NIACL AO Syllabus of Mains exam covers the following topics.

NIACL AO Syllabus

Quantitative Aptitude Reasoning English Language General Awareness

Number Series


Profit & Loss


Ration & Proportion

Simple Interest & Compound Interest

Problem-based on Age

Time & Work

Pipe & Cistern


Speed, Time & Distance

Allegation & Mixture

Train, Boat & Stream


Alphabetic series

Blood relation


Order ranking





Data sufficiency

Seating Arrangement


Logical reasoning

Fill in the blanks

Para Jumbles

Cloze Test


Error spotting

Phrase replacement

Sentence correction

Para completion

Vocabulary – Tenses Rule & Preposition Rules

Current Affairs

Banking Awareness

Insurance Awareness

Finance Awareness

Indian Financial System

Government schemes & policies

Static Awareness

Principles of Insurance

*Get shortcut maths tricks to solve questions in the Quantitative Aptitude section faster and more efficiently.

Aspirants of NIACL AO recruitment exam are suggested to go through the relevant details of NIACL AO syllabus and exam pattern in the linked page.

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