NIACL Syllabus

NIACL syllabus for various posts is set by the New India Assurance Company. NIACL is one of India’s largest insurance companies in India. NIACL conducts recruitment for different posts in their organization and all the essential information regarding the exam is declared in an official notification released by NIACL.

NIACL exam pattern is subject to change as per the decision of New India Assurance. The exam is conducted on the National level, and candidates across the country can apply for the exam.

For any more details regarding NIACL Exams, candidates can visit the linked article.

The posts for which NIACL conducts recruitment are given below:

  1. NIACL Assistant
  2. NIACL Administrative Officer

The exam for both the posts is not conducted annually. The vacancies are released as per the requirement of the insurance company.

Candidates who wish to apply for any other Insurance exam can visit the linked article for details regarding recruitment, vacancies, salary, etc.

NIACL syllabus for the post of Assistant and Administrative Officer will be discussed in detail in this article. The candidates willing to apply for either of the two positions can get the detailed NIACL exam pattern and syllabus in this article.

Aspirants willing to apply for other exams in the government sector, can visit Government Exams page for more details.

NIACL Exam Pattern

The NIACL exam pattern is set by New India Assurance and candidates wishing to apply any of the above-mentioned posts must carefully go through the exam pattern and syllabus before applying for the exam.

The recruitment for the post of Assistant and Administrative Officer is conducted in three stages. However, the syllabus for NIACL Assistant and AO exam is slightly different.

NIACL Exam Pattern for Assistant

The NIACL exam pattern for the post of Assistant is divided into three stages:

  1. Preliminary Exam
  2. Mains Exam
  3. Regional Language Test

The table below mentions the NIACL exam pattern 2018:

NIACL Exam Pattern for Assistant
Exam Pattern Subject Marks Duration
Preliminary Exam English Language 30 marks 1 hour
Quantitative Aptitude 35 marks
Reasoning Ability 35 marks
Mains Exam English Language 50 marks 2 hours
Quantitative Aptitude 50 marks
Reasoning Ability 50 marks
Computer Knowledge 50 marks
General Awareness 50 marks
Regional Language Test

The preliminary and mains exams are both objectives, and there is negative marking for the wrongly attempted questions. Preliminary exam is only qualifying in nature. The final selection is made on the basis of marks scored in the mains exam and the regional language test.

NIACL Exam Pattern for Administrative Officer

New India Assurance Company sets the exam pattern for NIACL AO. Candidates willing to apply for the post of Administrative Officer need to carefully study the exam pattern and syllabus before preparing for the exam.

The NIACL recruitment for Administrative Officer is done for two categories:

  1. NIACL AO (Generalist)
  2. NIACL AO (Specialist)

The recruitment for NIACL AO specialist category for the year 2018, included posts for Company Secretary, Legal and Accounts & Finance. The exam pattern for generalist and specialist the same. However, the syllabus for both categories is different.

The table below mentions the NIACL AO exam pattern for generalist and specialist categories:

NIACL AO Exam Pattern
Exam Pattern Subjects Marks Duration
Preliminary Exam English Language 30 marks 1 hour
Quantitative Aptitude 35 marks
Reasoning Ability 35 marks
Mains Exam (Generalist) English Language 50 marks 2 hours 30 minutes
Quantitative Aptitude 50 marks
Reasoning Ability 50 marks
General Awareness 50 marks
English (Descriptive) 30 marks
Mains Exam (Specialists) English Language 40 marks 2 hours 30 minutes
Reasoning Ability 40 marks
Quantitative Aptitude 40 marks
General Awareness 40 marks
Professional Knowledge 40 marks
English (Descriptive) 30 marks
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Candidates willing to apply for NIACL exams can visit NIACL recruitment for details regarding the detailed exam pattern, important dates, salary, vacancies, etc.

NIACL Syllabus

NIACL sets the syllabus for the exams conducted by New India Assurance. The NIACL exam pattern for both the posts is mentioned above, and candidates can look for the detailed syllabus in the data discussed below.

The subject wise syllabus for NIACL exams for the post of Assistant and Administrative Officer is given below:

NIACL Syllabus for Test of Reasoning:

  • Puzzles
  • Sitting Arrangement
  • Coding & Decoding
  • Syllogism
  • Direction based questions
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Input-Output
  • Order & Ranking
  • Blood Relations
  • Alphanumeric Series
  • Decision Making
  • Inequalities

Candidates can visit logical reasoning page for the detailed syllabus of the reasoning section in Government exams.

NIACL Syllabus for Quantitative Aptitude:

  • Data Interpretation
  • Simplification
  • Approximation
  • Number Series
  • Average
  • Ratio & Proportion
  • Profit & Loss
  • Time & Work
  • Pipes and Cisterns
  • Mixtures and Allegations
  • Time & Work
  • Upstream & Downstream
  • Probability
  • Permutation & Combination
  • Quadratic Equation
  • Problems on Age
  • Simple & Compound Interest
  • Partnership

NIACL Syllabus for English Language:

  • Comprehension
  • Cloze Test
  • Match the Columns
  • Rearranging
  • Error Correction
  • Antonyms & Synonyms
  • Fill in the blanks
  • Substitution

NIACL Syllabus for General Awareness:

  • History of Banking
  • History of Insurance
  • Headquarters of Indian and International Organizations
  • Sports
  • Books and Author
  • Awards and Honours
  • Bank Acts and functions
  • Inventions and Discoveries
  • Static General Knowledge (Dams, National Parks, Sanctuaries, etc.)
  • Current Affairs (Indian & International)
  • Finances and Economic Development
  • National Schemes

NIACL Syllabus for Computer Knowledge:

  • Computer Fundamentals
  • Programming
  • Computer Languages
  • Database Management Systems
  • Networking
  • Internet
  • Operating System
  • Computer Abbreviations
  • Microsoft Office
  • Input/ Output Devices

NIACL Syllabus for Company Secretary:

  • Company Law & Practice
  • Secretarial Audit, Compliance Management and Due Diligence
  • Banking Law and Practice
  • Insurance Law and Practice
  • International Business laws
  • Drafting, Appearance & Pleading
  • System Audit
  • Tax Laws and Practice
  • Ethics, Governance & Sustainability
  • Capital, Commodity & Money Market

NIACL Syllabus for Legal:

  • Banking Ombudsman Scheme
  • Compliance & Legal Aspects
  • Consumer Protection Act
  • Banking Regulations
  • Prevention of Money Laundering
  • Offences & Penalties
  • Contract Acts and Partnership
  • SARFAESI Act
  • Limitation Act
  • DRT Act

NIACL Syllabus for Finance & Accounts:

  • Financial Management
  • Financial Accounting
  • E- Commerce
  • Direct Taxes
  • Indirect Taxes
  • Cost Control Techniques
  • Advanced Corporate Accounting
  • Business Decision Accounting
  • Principles of Insurance Marketing
  • Financial Quantitative Techniques
  • Computerized Accounting
  • Insurance & Risk Management
  • Financial Market & Institutions

Descriptive Paper:

The English language descriptive test is conducted for NIACL AO mains exam. This section consists of an essay and letter writing. Candidates need to write one essay and one letter (formal or informal) from the choices given in the paper. The topics for essay may be picked from some recent activity or development in the country or across the world.

Candidates preparing for NIACL AO exam for the specialist category must note that the syllabus for the professional knowledge section comprises questions related to the specialized field selected by the applicant.

Candidates must give equal time for the preparation of each section as the final cut off for both preliminary and mains exam is calculated for each section along with the total cut off.

Candidates can visit NIACL Recruitment article for further details regarding the vacancies, salary, important dates, etc.

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NIACL Preparation

The preparation for NIACL exams is thorough and exhaustive. Candidates preparing for the exam should have a fixed time table and then start preparing for the exam. Candidates need to follow certain tips while preparing for the exam.

The below-mentioned tips can be helpful for the candidates willing to apply for NIACL recruitment for any post:

  1. Carefully go through the syllabus and then start preparing for the exam.
  2. Since there is sectional cut off, candidates must give equal time for preparation of each section.
  3. There is a penalty for wrong answers, hence candidates must only attempt the questions they are sure of.
  4. Candidates must read the newspaper and be aware of all the daily activities and events around the world.

Apart from this, candidates wishing to prepare for the exams can visit NIACL Preparation page to get a PDF of books to prepare, study material and preparation tips.