NIACL conducts a recruitment drive to fill the vacancy of NIACL AO post in its various branches across the nation. Aspirants can check relevant information on NIACL exams over here.

Latest Update:

  • The conducting body has released the NIACL AO Result for the Phase I examination on November 3, 2021. Candidates who had appeared for the prelims exam held on October 16, 2021, can visit the linked article and download the PDF with the roll numbers of the shortlisted candidates.

NIACL AO Notification 2021-22:-Download PDF Here

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This article will talk about NIACL AO exam details like eligibility, recruitment and notification, salary and vacancy etc. concerning NIACL AO exam notification 2021-22.

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NIACL AO Important Dates

The last NIACL AO exam was last conducted on March 2, 2019. The official notification of NIACL AO exam 2021-22 was released on August 24, 2021.

Important Dates related to NIACL AO exam 2021-22 are as mentioned below:

NIACL AO 2021-22 Dates
Exam Name NIACL Administrative officer exam
Conducting Body New India Assurance Company Limited
Official website
NIACL AO exam official notification  August 24, 2021
Vacancy 300
Registration Opens September 1, 2021
NIACL AO Exam registration closes September 21, 2021
NIACL AO Admit Card availability October 2021 (Tentative)
NIACL AO Phase I 2021 date October 2021 (Tentative)
NIACL AO Phase I result November 2021 (Tentative)
NIACL AO Phase II result November 2021 (Tentative)
NIACL AO Interview date To Be Notified Later

NIACL AO Recruitment & Notification

New India Assurance Company Limited conducts NIACL AO exam to recruit eligible candidates for Administrative Officer post in various cadres.

NIACL AO exam is not conducted annually. New India Assurance Company Limited releases notification to hold a recruitment drive as per the company’s requirement.

Check the linked article for detailed information on NIACL recruitment.

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

Salient points of NIACL AO exam are given below:

NIACL AO Important Details

Name of the Exam New India Assurance Company Limited, Administrative Officer Exam
Conducted by NIACL- New India Assurance Company Limited
Recruitment Cadre Scale-I

  • NIACL AO Generalist
  • NIACL AO Specialist
NIACL Official Website
NIACL AO Job Location Across India

NIACL AO Exam Notification

The last NIACL AO exam notification was last released on December 10, 2018, and the 2021-22 notification was out on August 24, 2021.

NIACL AO exam notification 2018-19 invited a total of 312 applications from open market for Administrative Officers (Generalist & Specialist) in Scale-I cadre in NIACL. While, for 2021, 300 vacancies have been released for the Administrative Officer (Generalist) Scale I post.

NIACL AO Vacancy

A total of 300 applications have been invited by the New India Assurance Company Limited to fill the post of Administrative Officer in Scale-I cadre as generalist officers.

Reserved categories Number of Vacancies
UR 121
SC 46
ST 22
OBC 81
EWS 30
Total 300

The distribution of NIACL AO exam vacancy in the year 2018-19 and 2016-17 is given in NIACL AO recruitment article linked here. You will also find the discipline and categories on this page.

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Candidates who clear the NIACL AO examination are appointed as Scale-I officers in the New India Assurance Company Limited.

The NIACL AO salary structure for a scale-I officer is as mentioned below:

NIACL AO Salary Structure

Basic Pay Pay Scale Monthly Pay
Rs. 32,795/- 32795-1610(14)-55335-1745(4)-62315  Rs. 60,000/-

NIACL AO – How To Apply

Aspirants of NIACL AO examination have to register themselves for the same on the official website of NIACL.

Application of NIACL AO exam is accepted only through online mode. Candidates who wish to apply for NIACL AO 2021-22 exam should follow the given procedure.

Steps to apply for NIACL AO 2021-22 examination:

  1. Visit the Official Website of NIACL i.e.
  2. Click the option “Apply online.”
  3. Choose “Click here for new registration.”
  4. Enter your Name, Contact details and a valid mail Id.
  5. A provisional registration number and password will be generated and sent to the number and mail Id given by you.
  6. Log in with the registration number and password provided during application. Fill up the information asked and click on “Save and Next.”
  7. Recheck the details given, choose “Validate your details” and then click “Save and Next.”
  8. Upload your photo and signature as per the specifications given in the notification.
  9. Click preview to check the information provided by you and choose “Final Submit” only after verifying.
  10. Click on Payment Tab, proceed with the details.
  11. Click on Submit.
  12. Take a print out of the final Application form for future reference.

NIACL AO – Application Fee

The application fee for NIACL AO exam is non-refundable in any case and cannot 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 for reserved categories is given below:

NIACL AO Exam Application Fees

SC/ST/PWD Only Intimation Charges i.e. 100/- rupees
All candidates other than SC/ ST / PwBD Application Fee plus intimation charges i.e. 750/- rupees

NIACL AO Admit Card

The NIACL AO Admit card is released 15 days before the AO exam by the New India Assurance Company Limited.

Admit card for NIACL AO exam is released separately for the three phases of the exam, i.e. Prelims, Mains and Interview Process.

NIACL AO call letter for the year 2021-22 will be available for download in October for the Preliminary exam and in November for the Mains exam.

Candidates can download the NIACL AO call letter from the official website of NIACL by entering their registration number and password generated while applying for the Administrative Officer exam.

NIACL AO Eligibility Conditions

Aspirants of NIACL AO 2021-22 must fulfil the eligibility conditions prescribed in the official notification of NIACL AO exam.

The eligibility conditions to appear for NIACL AO exam is segregated on the basis of:

  1. Nationality
  2. Education Qualification
  3. NIACL AO age limit & relaxation

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NIACL AO – Nationality

The NIACL AO eligibility criteria in terms of Nationality for Administrative Officer Job is as mentioned below:

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 1, 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 favor a certificate of eligibility has been issued by the Government of India.

NIACL AO- Education Qualification

The minimum qualification for NIACL AO exam is a Graduate or Post Graduate degree from any government recognized University in any discipline.

Candidates who apply for the Generalist cadre and belong to reserved categories like SC/ST/PWD must have at least 55% marks, and at least 60% marks are required for a General candidate to be eligible to appear for NIACL AO exam.

For the Administrative Officer- Specialist Cadre, the education qualification for applicants goes as under (not applicable for 2021):

NIACL AO – Minimum Qualification (AO Specialist)

Discipline Qualification
Company Secretary ACS/FCS from ICSI and Graduation Or Post-graduation in any discipline with minimum 60% marks.
Legal A Graduate Or Post-Graduate in Law with minimum 60% (55% for SC/ST/PwBD)
Finance & Accounts Chartered Accountant (ICAI)

A Graduation Or Post-graduation in any discipline with minimum 60% marks (55% for SC/ST/PwBD)

Cost and Management Accountant ICWAI- The Institute of Cost Accountants of India & Bachelor’s Or Master’s Degree in any discipline with minimum 60% and 55% in case of SC/ST/PwBD

MBA Finance Or PGDM FINANCE* Or M.COM with minimum 60% for unreserved candidates and 55% for SC/ST/PwBD

*Candidates with MBA Or PGDM Finance must furnish a certificate from the university confirming their specialization in finance at the interview, failing which will disqualify them from appearing for the interview round.

Salient points related to educational qualification for NIACL AO exam:

NIACL AO 2021 - Educational Qualification

NIACL AO Age Limit & Relaxation

As per the NIACL AO age limit eligibility conditions, a candidate must be born not earlier than April 2, 1991, and not later than April 1, 2000.

The minimum age limit to appear for NIACL AO exam is 21 years and maximum age limit is 30 years.

The maximum bar on NIACL AO age limit mentioned above gives certain relaxation for candidates belonging to reserved categories. Scroll down to check the Age limit relaxation.

NIACL AO Eligibility 2021

Aspirants of Administrative Officer post can check NIACL AO Notification 2021 for further information on Administrative Officer Salary, vacancy, NIACL AO cut-off, Admit card and application process in detail in the linked article.

NIACL AO Exam Pattern And Syllabus

The NIACL AO Syllabus and exam pattern are set by the New India Assurance Company Limited.

Any changes in NIACL AO exam pattern and syllabus in the year 2021 will be notified through the NIACL Administrative Officer official notification.

NIACL AO Selection Process

The NIACL AO exam pattern involves a written examination that is only conducted online.

The NIACL AO selection process is divided into four stages-

  1. Preliminary Exam: comprises three sections, i.e. English Language, Quantitative Aptitude, and Reasoning Ability. The questions asked are all objective type carrying the weightage of 100 marks.
  2. Mains Exam: comprises two parts, each having four sections. The Objective test is 200 marks and the Descriptive Test totals 30 marks. The four sections in the Mains Exam are English Language, Reasoning, QA, and General Awareness.
  3. Interview: Candidates qualifying the NIACL AO Mains exam are called for the interview round. The weightage of online exam and Interview will be 80: 20, respectively.
  4. Final Selection: The final selection of NIACL AO exam is based on consolidated marks of the Mains exam and Interview round.

NIACL AO Syllabus

Aspirants of NIACL AO 2021-22 exam must keep up to date with the detailed NIACL AO syllabus.

For detailed NIACL Syllabus and exam pattern of all the exams conducted by New India Assurance Company Limited, check the linked article.

As mentioned, NIACL AO Syllabus for Prelims exam covers three sections, i.e. Reasoning, Numerical Ability and English. Similarly, the NIACL AO Syllabus for Mains exam covers four sections that include General Awareness apart from the above three sections.

The descriptive section of the Mains exam also asks questions related to professional knowledge only for the applicants of AO Specialist cadre.

The NIACL AO Syllabus covers the following topics.

NIACL AO Exam 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


Current Affairs

Banking & Insurance Awareness

Finance Awareness

Government Policies & schemes

Static Awareness

Candidates are suggested to refer NIACL AO Syllabus page for detailed topic-wise syllabus for Prelims and Mains exam, important booklist and preparation tips, and the selection procedure followed in NIACL AO exam.

For preparation tips and an important book list of different exams conducted by NIACL, Kindly refer NIACL preparation page.

About NIACL AO Exam

The New India Assurance Company Limited is one of the five assurance companies owned by the Government of India based in Mumbai.

It is the largest general insurance company of India founded in 1919 by Sir Dorabji Tata.

As per the requirement of the company, NIACL conducts recruitment to hire Administrative Officer in Specialist and Generalist cadre.

The NIACL AO Job profile for Specialist and Generalist is as mentioned below:

NIACL AO Job profile for Generalists:

Candidates appointed as AO Generalist in NIACL have to perform Claim settlements, risk assessment, underwriting, and Supervision of Assistants work. They will also perform verification of risk proposals and authorization of claims.

NIACL AO Job profile for Specialists:

  • Company Secretary: Work profile of NIACL AO Company Secretary involves the efficient administration with regard to ensure that decisions of the board of directors are implemented and compliance with statutory and regulatory requirements are maintained.
  • Legal Officer: NIACL AO Job profile of Legal Officer involves handling of all legal affairs of the Company. Prepare legal documents and provide legal assistance in various issues of the Company. Monitoring the errors and keeping the authenticity of the documents i.e.Contracts and agreements of the Company.
  • Finance & Accounts Officer: NIACL AO job role for this profile involves the management of the financial bookkeeping of the company, sending bills, processing refunds, resolving billing issues, interaction with collection agencies on past-due accounts, preparation of budgets and managing records and receipts, reconciling transactions and preparing balance sheets etc.

Candidates eyeing a career in government sectors can find detailed information on various Government exams in the linked article.

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