(Notification) Recruitment of Officers (Generalist) at The New India Assurance Company Ltd. - 2016

(Notification) Recruitment of Officers (Generalist) at The New India Assurance Company Ltd. - 2016

The New India Assurance Company Ltd., a leading Public Sector General Insurance Company & wholly owned by Government of India, invites applications for recruitment of 300 Officers (Generalist) in Scale I cadre from open market.

Post Details:

Post Name: Officers (Generalist)

Total No of Posts: 300

Pay Scale: Basic pay of Rs. 32,795/- in the scale of Rs. 32795-1610(14)-55335-1745(4)- 62315 and other admissible allowance as applicable. Total emoluments will be approximately Rs.51,000/- p.m. in Metropolitan Centers. Other benefits such as coverage under National Pension System governed by PFRDA, Gratuity, LTS, Medical Benefits, Group Personal Accident Insurance etc. shall be as per rules. The Officers are also entitled for Company’s / leased accommodation as per norms.

Educational Qualification (as on 01.10.2016)

A candidate must possess the minimum qualification of a graduate/post graduate in any discipline from a recognised University or any equivalent qualification recognised as such by Central Government with at least 60% marks in either of the degree examination for General candidates and at least 55% marks for SC/ST/PWD candidates.

Candidate should possess certificate in proof of passing the qualifying examination as on 01.10.2016.

Age (as on 01.10.2016)

Minimum Age: 21 years

Maximum Age: 30 years, as on 01.10.2016

Exam Syllabus:

Phase-I: Preliminary Examination

Preliminary Examination consisting of Objective Tests for 100 marks will be conducted online. This test would be of 1 hour duration consisting of 3 sections as follows:

S. No Name of the Test (not in sequence) Type of test Max. Marks Duration Version
1 English Language Objective 30 1 hour English
2 Reasoning Ability Objective 35 English/Hindi
3 Quantitative Aptitude Objective 35 English/Hindi
  Total   100    

Candidates have to qualify in each test by securing passing marks to be decided by the Company. Adequate number of candidates in each category as decided by the Company (approximately 15 times the numbers of vacancies subject to availability) will be shortlisted for the Main Examination.

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

(I) Objective Test: The Objective Test of 2 hours duration consists of 4 sections for total 200 marks.

S. No Name of the Test (not in sequence) Type of test Max. Marks Version Duration
1 Test of Reasoning Objective 50 English/Hindi 120 min
2 Test of English Language Objective 50 English
3 Test of General Awareness Objective 50 English/Hindi
4 Test of Quantitative Aptitude Objective 50 English/Hindi
  Total (Aggregate)   200    

(ii) Descriptive Test: The Descriptive Test of 30 minutes duration with 30 marks will be a Test of English Language (Letter Writing-10marks & Essay-20 marks). The descriptive test will be in English and will be conducted through on-line mode.

Phase – III: Interview

Candidates who have been shortlisted at the end of Phase-II will subsequently be called for an Interview to be conducted by the Company. Interview will be conducted at select centres. The weightage (ratio) of online Examination and Interview will be 80:20 respectively. The centre, address of the venue, time & date of Interview will be informed to the shortlisted candidates in the call letter. Candidates are required to download their interview call letters from company’s website. Please note that any request regarding change in date, centre etc. of interview will not be entertained. However the company reserves the right to change the date/ venue/ time/ centre etc. of interview or hold supplementary process for particular date / session / venue / centre / set of candidates at its discretion, under unforeseen circumstances, if any.

Application Fee:

Payable on-line from 14.10.2016 to 01.11.2016 (both dates inclusive)

  • SC/ ST / PWD Rs. 100/- (Intimation Charges Only)
  • All candidates other than SC/ ST / PWD : Rs. 600/- (Application fee including intimation charges)


Detailed Guidelines/Procedures for:

A. Application Registration
B. Payment of Fees
C. Photograph & Signature Scan and Upload

Important Dates:

  • On-line registration and payment of application fees : 14 Oct-01 Nov 2016
  • Phase-I Online Examination (Objective) : 17th December 2016
  • Phase-II Online Examination (Objective + Descriptive): January 2017 (Tentative)

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Courtesy: The New India Assurance Company Ltd.