NICL AO 2019 notification for Officer Scale I cadre post will be released soon. National Insurance Company Limited will soon release the NICL AO 2019 recruitment notification. In 2017 the notification was released in March for a total of 1434 vacancies.

  • The online application link will be activated after 2 days of the release of notification.
  • To apply online, candidates are advised to visit the official website of NICL.
  • Selected candidates will have to undergo a probation period of 1 year.
  • Along with the probation period, there is a guarantee bond to be served a minimum of 4 years including probation period.
  • Once the 2019 notification is publicly announced on the official website, we will notify you instantly.

The National Insurance Company Ltd (NICL) organized the NICL AO 2017 exam for the post of Administrative Officer on March 23rd 2018. It is a leading global insurance group with offices and branches spread all across the nation. It is one of the five completely owned insurance company by the Government of India.


Serial Number Activity Dates
1 Release of the application form 30th March 2018
2 Last date to submit application form 20th April 2018
3 Commencement of preliminary exam 3rd and 4th June 2018
4 Commencement of Mains exam 2nd July 2018
5 Declaration of final result July 2018


There are basic 2 criteria which a candidate needs to fulfill to be eligible for NICL 2017 Exam.

Educational Qualification:

  • A candidate is required to hold a valid Bachelor’s degree in any discipline with an aggregate of 60% and above from a recognized university for NICL 2017 exam.
  • A candidate is also required to be aged between 21-30 years while applying for this exam.

Age Limit (As on 01.01.2018)

The candidate’s age should not be below 21 and not more than 30 years .

Relaxation Of Upper Age Limit:

Sr. No. Category Age Relaxation
1. SC/ST 5 Years
2. Other Backward Classes (OBC) 3 Years
3. PWD(GEN) 10 Years
4. PWD (SC/ST) 15 Years
5 PWD(OBC) 13 Years
6 Persons Domiciled in Jammu & 5 Years


Sr.No. Category Total
100/- (Intimation Charges only)
2. General and OBC 600/- (App. Fee including intimation charges)


The National Insurance Company Limited has released the notification for the recruitment of NICL AO 2018 2018 for the post of probationary officers. There is a total 2000+ vacancies.The Details of NICL AO 2018 vacancies are given below

Total No. of Posts UR SC ST OBC Out of which PwD
205 113 31 16 45 2 2 2

Exam Pattern

NICL selection process for the Administrative officers exam 2018 consists of 3 stages, which are:

1. Phase I – Prelims Exam

2. Phase II – Mains Exam

3. Phase III -Interview

Phase I – Prelims Exam

Preliminary Examination consisting of Objective Test for 100 marks will be conducted online. The test will have of 3 Sections (with separate timings for each section) as follows:

No. Name of Tests (Objective) No. of Questions Maximum Marks Duration
1 English Language 30 30 Composite time of 1 Hour
2 Numerical Ability 35 35
3 Reasoning Ability 35 35


100 100

Phase II – Mains Exam

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. Candidates will have to answer Descriptive test by typing on the computer. Descriptive Test will be administered immediately after completion of the Objective Test.

Name of Test No. of Qs Max Marks Duration
Reasoning 40 40 120 Minutes
English 40 40
General Awareness 40 40
Computer 40 40
Quant 40 40
Total  200 200

Descriptive Test:

The Descriptive Test of 30 minutes duration with two questions for 30 marks will be a Test of English Language (Letter Writing & Essay).The Descriptive English Test will be conducted only through online mode. Questions will be displayed on the screen of the computer. Answers are to be typed using the keyboard. Before start of typing answers to questions in Descriptive Paper please check all key functions of the keyboard.

*Note:Penalty for Wrong Answers (Applicable to both – Preliminary and Main examination)

There will be penalty for wrong answers marked in the Objective Tests. For each question for which a wrong answer has been given by the candidate one fourth of the marks assigned to that question will be deducted as penalty to arrive at corrected score. If a question is left blank, i.e. if no answer is marked by the candidate, there will be no penalty for that question.

Phase – III : Interview:

Candidates who have been shortlisted based on online Phase – II (mains examination) will subsequently be called for an Interview to be conducted by the Company. Interview will be conducted at select centres. The centre, address of the venue, time & date of Interview will be informed to the shortlisted candidates in the call letter.

Final Selection :

The combined final score of candidates shall be arrived at on the basis of scores obtained by the candidates in the online main examination(Objective and Descriptive Section) and interview. The weightage (ratio) of online Main Examination and Interview will be 80:20 respectively.

How to apply for NICL AO 2018

  • Candidates will be required to register themselves online through Bank’s website of Administrative Officers.
  • Candidates should have valid email ID and mobile no.which should be kept active till the declaration of results. It will help him/her in getting call letter/advices etc. by email/SMS.
  • Submit the Application Form.
  • The payment can be made by using debit card/credit card/Internet Banking by providing information as asked on the screen. Transaction charges for online payment, if any, will be borne by the candidates.
  • On successful completion of the transaction, e-receipt and application form with fee details will be generated; which may be printed for record
  • Take out the Print Out of the Application Form for future reference.

Syllabus For NICL AO 2018 Prelims & Mains 2018

Given below is a list of all topics fron three subjects, from which the questions will be asked. You can prepare and plan for the exams by knowing the topics you have to cover.

Quantitative Aptitude Reasoning ability English language
Simplification Alphabetical Series Reading Comprehension
Number Series Blood Relation Fill in the Blanks
Percentage Coding- Decoding Para Jumbles
Profit & Loss Order & Ranking Cloze Test
Average Direction Error Spotting
Simple Interest and Compound Interest Inequalities Phrase Replacement
Ratio and Proportion Syllogisms Sentence Corrections
Problem Based On Age Input Output Vocabulary
Time and Work Data Sufficiency Para Completion
Pipe and Cistern Seating Arrangement
Partnership Puzzles
Allegation and Mixture Logical Reasoning
Speed Time and Distance
Boat and Stream

Admit Card for For NICL AO 2018

How to Download Admit Card

  • Go to and click on careers section.
  • Select download NICL AO 2018 call letter for preliminary examination
  • Then enter your Registration Number/Roll Number and Date of Birth/Password
  • Finally click on the submit button, your NICL AO 2018 admit card 2018 will generated and take a print.
  • The NICL AO 2018 admit card is issued and available 10 days prior to the examination. It will be available in the official website of the bank. Candidates are required to download the admit card and get a printed copy of the same.


NICL AO 2018 Prelims and Mains objective Cut off Marks are different for each section (ie., Cutoff marks for English, Reasoning, Quantitative Ability, General Awareness). These cutoff marks may vary according to categories like General, OBC, SC, ST, PWD.  Here we are providing you the Previous Year Cut-Offs. This list will help you in having the rough idea about cut off of the upcoming exam.

Sectional NICL AO 2018 Cut Off

Category Quantitative Aptitude English Language Reasoning Ability
Maximum Marks 35 30 35
Cut Off Marks (GEN) 9 8.75 14.25
Cut Off Marks (OBC/SC/ ST/HI/OC/VI) 6.25 6 10.25

Overall NICL AO 2018 Cut Off

Marks (Out of 100) 61.25 59 54.25 47 52.25 54.75 27