NICL AO Eligibility Criteria

NICL(National Insurance Company Limited) conducts exams to recruit candidates for posts like NICL Administrative Officer, NICL Assistant Actuary, NICL Account Apprentice etc. These exams are great opportunities for candidates aspiring to get into the insurance sector. This article gives information about eligibility criteria for NICL AO examination.

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NICL AO Eligibility Criteria 2023

At the time of interview, the Candidates must produce the relevant documents in original and a self-attested photocopy in support of their identity and eligibility as mentioned in the online application form. The Eligibility Criteria of NICL AO is mainly based on Nationality, Education and Age Limit. The eligibility criteria based on each one of them are given below.

NICL AO Eligibility based on Nationality

A candidate applying for recruitment in the Company must be either:— 

  • A citizen of India, or 
  • A subject of Nepal, or 
  • A subject of Bhutan, or 
  • A Tibetan refugee who settled in India before 1st January 1962 
  • A PIO 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. 

NICL AO Eligibility based on Educational Qualifications

The minimum educational qualification to apply for NICL AO examination is  Graduate/Post Graduate in any discipline from a recognized University OR any equivalent qualification recognized as such by Central Government. Also, the candidate must possess at least 60% marks in either of the degree examination (at least 55% for SC/ST) candidates. 

NICL AO Eligibility based on Age Limit

The Minimum age of the candidate must be 21 years and the maximum age must be 30 years. Upper age relaxations are provided by NICL for candidates belonging to certain categories. The Age relaxations for different categories are given below.

Category  Age Relaxation
General No Age Relaxation
Scheduled Castes 5 years
Scheduled Tribes 5 years
Persons domiciled in Kashmir Division of Jammu & Kashmir State during the period from 1-1-80 to 31-12-89 5 years 
Persons With Disabilities 10 years
Ex-Serviceman 5 years
Defence service personnel disabled in operation during the hostilities with any foreign country or in a disturbed area and released as consequence thereof 3 years
Existing confirmed employees of Public Sector General Insurance Companies (including GIC & Agriculture Insurance Company of India Ltd.) 8. years

Candidates seeking age relaxation will be required to submit copies of necessary certificate(s) and produce the original certificate(s) for verification at the time of interview and/or any subsequent stage of the recruitment process.

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