NICL Administrative Officer AO Recruitment 2017 Notification for 205 AO Posts

By | March 29, 2017

NICL Administrative officer Recruitment 2017 Notification

National Insurance Company Limited (NICL) released a notification yesterday for 205 Administrative Officer (AO). It’s best opportunity for job aspirant who are looking for banking sector jobs. Candidate who are willing to apply for this post must completed his/her Graduation or Post Graduation with any discipline from recognized university. To know all details about NICL AO 2017 stay with us.

Company Profile:

NICL (National Insurance Company Ltd.) is India’s oldest general insurance Company. It was incorporated in Kolkata on 5th December, 1906 to fulfill the nationalist aspiration for Swaraj. 66 years later, after nationalization it was merged along with 21 foreign and 11 Indian companies to form National Insurance Company Ltd, one of the 4 subsidiaries of the Govt. owned General Insurance Corporation of India.

Detail Structure NICL AO Recruitment 2017 Notification

Company Name        : National Insurance Company Limited

Post Name                  : Administrative Officer ( Scale I)

Number of Vacancy: 205

Breakup of vacancy:

Total No. of  Posts UR SC ST OBC HI OC VI
205 113 31 16 45 2 2 2

Abbreviations stand for: UR: Un- reserved; SC: Scheduled Caste; ST: Scheduled Tribe; OBC: Other Backward Classes. HI: Hearing Impaired; VI: Visually Impaired; OC: Orthopedically Challenged

Application Mode: Online

Scale to Pay            : Rs. 51000/- per month.

Dates to remember :

On line Registration commences from 30.03.2017
Last Date for Online Registration 20.04.2017
Payment of Application fees 30.03.2017-20.04.2017
Date of online Examination Phase I 3rd / 4th June, 2017 (Tentative)
Date of online Examination Phase II 2nd July, 2017 (Tentative)

Eligibility Criteria NICL AO Recruitment 2017 Notification

Age Limit :

SI Category Age Relaxation
1 SC/ST 5 years
2 Other Backward Classes (OBC) 3 years
3 PWD 10 years
4 Persons domiciled in Kashmir Division of Jammu & Kashmir 5 years
5 Ex-Serviceman 5 years
6 Defense service personnel disabled in operation during the hostilities with any foreign country 3 years
7 Existing confirmed employees of Public Sector General Insurance Companies 8 years

Educational Qualification :

  • A candidate must possess the minimum qualification of a Graduate/Post Graduate in any discipline from a recognized University OR any equivalent qualification recognized as such by Central Government
  • Candidate should have minimum 60% marks in either of the degree examination.
  • Candidate belong to SC/ST should have at least 55% in either of the degree examination.

Service Conditions :

  • Selected candidates on appointment may be posted or transferred to any place in India as may be decided by the Company.
  • The minimum stay at the initial place of posting will be 5 years.

Probation : A candidate appointed in the Officers’ shall be on probation for a period of one year from the date of joining the duty

Selection Procedure NICL AO Recruitment 2017 Notification

The selection procedure comprises of the following

Phase-I : Preliminary Examination

  • Preliminary Examination consisting of Objective Tests for 100 marks will be conducted online.
  • This test would be of 60 minutes duration

Phase-II : Main Examination

  • Main Examination will consist of Objective Tests for 200 marks and Descriptive Test for 30 Marks.
  • Both the Objective and Descriptive Tests will be online.

Phase-III : Interview

  • Candidates who have been shortlisted based Main examination will  be called for an Interview.

Exam Pattern NICL AO Recruitment 2017 Notification

Phase-I : Preliminary Examination

This test would be of 60 minutes duration.

Name of Test Max Marks No. of Question Language Type of Test
English Language 30 30 English Objective
Reasoning Ability 30 30 English/ Hindi Objective
Quantitative Aptitude 35 35 English/ Hindi Objective
Total Mark: 100 100 100

Phase-II : Main Examination

  1. Objective Test: This Objective Test will be 2 hours duration. having 200 marks.
Name of Test No. of Questions Maximum Marks Type of test Medium of Exam
English Language 40 40 Objective English
Reasoning 40 40 Objective Eng/ Hindi
General Awareness 40 40 Objective Eng/ Hindi
Computer Knowledge 40 40 Objective Eng/ Hindi
Quantitative aptitude 40 40 Objective Eng/ Hindi
Total : 200 200 200

2. Descriptive Test :

  • The Descriptive Test of 30 Minutes duration with 30 marks
  • This Test will be of English Language (Essay, Precis and Comprehension).
  • The descriptive test will be in English
  • This Test will be conduct in Online mode.

Examination fee for NICL AO Recruitment 2017 Notification

Application fee for  other than SC/ ST / PWD

Rs. 600/- (Application fee including intimation charges)


Application fee for SC/ ST / PWD

Rs. 100/- (Intimation Charges Only)

Selection Procedure of NICL AO Recruitment 2017 Notification

  • Applicant go to the Company’s website and click on the option “APPLY ONLINE” .
  • Open Official Notification (link given below) read the detail about how to apply carefully.
  •  To register application, choose the tab “Click here for New Registration” and enter Name, Contact details and Email-id.
  • Fill all details like personal and Qualification details without mistake.
  •  Validate your details and Save your application by clicking the ‘Validate your details’ and ‘Save & Next’ button.
  • Click on ‘Payment’ Tab and proceed for payment.
  • Click on ‘Submit’ button.
  • On successful completion of the transaction, an e-receipt will be generated.
  • Then take a printout of the e-receipt and online Application Form containing fee details.

Syllabus of NICL AO 2017 Recruitment Notification


For English Topics are like Synonyms, Antonyms, Spotting Error, Comprehension, fill in the blanks, Sentence Correction, Completing Statements.


In reasoning section topics will be  Venn Diagrams, Number Series, Problem Solving Techniques, arithmetical number series, syllogistic reasoning, Seating Arrangements,Comprehension Reasoning,arithmetic reasoning , non-verbal series, Statement & Conclusion type questions, Coding and De-coding.

General Awareness:

In General awareness topic will be like this Indian, Banking Sector , General Knowledge, General Science, Current affairs of National & International ,  Technology, Sports,  Culture, Important dates,

Quantitative Aptitude :

In Quantitative Question will be on , Percentage, Area, Loss Time & Speed, Investment, HCF, LCM, Problem On Ages , Pie Chart, Bar Graph, Time & Work, Simple & Compound Interest, Average, profit.

Best Book for NICL AO Recruitment 2017 Notification

For preparation of this exam here I am giving you best books category wise

All we know that to prepare for government exam, keep practicing is the key to crack the exam , to get the basic idea about previous year solve question paper here are some books on all Insurance officer exams conducted from 2002 to 2013

  • “Insurance Officer Exams AAO,AO & ADO Solved Papers(NICL/LIC/OIC/UIICL/OICL) (2013 – 2002) – (English)” by Kiran publication to check this click here.

Quantitative Aptitude : All we know that for every government  exam this is quantitative aptitude topic must, So these book will help you not only for this exam but every government competitive exams.

This is #best seller book “Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Examinations by RS Aggarwal

  there are two editions of this book, recently they publish 2017 edition

  • “Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Examinations by RS Aggarwal” 2013 Edition click here
  • “Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Examinations by RS Aggarwal” 2017 Edition click here


  • “Fast Track Objective Arithmetic” By Rajesh Verma. To get this click here.


    This is the most important topic , to prepare for this here are some good books

  • “Objective General English” Mr. S. P. Bakshi to get this click here .

  • This is # best seller book “Word Power Made Easy” to get this click here.

Reasoning : this is equally important topic like English & Quantitative aptitude. here are some on the book.

  • “A New Approach to REASONING Verbal & Non-Verbal” by  B.S. Sijwali & Indu Sijwali to check this click here.

For NICL official Advertisement click here.

To apply Online for NICL AO 2017 recruitment click here.

If you have any query related to NICL AO 2017 recruitment , ask in the comment box below.

All the best guys for the exam.

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