(Exam Syllabus) Recruitment of Administrative Officers at National Insurance Company Ltd.

(Exam Syllabus) Recruitment of Administrative Officers at National Insurance Company Ltd.

A) 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 consisting of 3 sections as follows :

S. No Name of Test (Not in Sequence) Type of test Max. Marks Duration Version
1 English Language Objective 30 60 minutes English
2 Reasoning Ability Objective 35 Eng/Hindi
3 Quantitative Aptitude Objective 35 Eng/Hindi
  Total (Aggregate)   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 5 sections for total 200 Marks :

S. No Name of Test Type of test No. of Questions Maximum Marks Medium of Exam Duration
1 Reasoning Objective 40 40 Eng/ Hindi 120 mins
2 English Language Objective 40 40 Eng  
3 General Awareness Objective 40 40 Eng/ Hindi  
4 Computer Knowledge Objective 40 40 Eng/ Hindi  
5 Quantitative aptitude Objective 40 40 Eng/ Hindi  
  Total (Aggregate)     200    
6 English Language(Essay, Precis and Comprehension) Descriptive 3 30 Eng 30 mins

(ii) Descriptive Test : the Descriptive Test of 30 Minutes duration with 30 marks will be a Test of English Language (Essay, Precis and Comprehension). The descriptive test will be in English and will be conducted through on line mode.

Each candidate will be required to obtain a minimum score for each section of objective test separately for short listing for the Descriptive Test evaluation/Interview i.e. Descriptive answer script would be evaluated only in respect of those candidates who qualify the objective test. There will also be a separate cut-off marks for the Descriptive Test.

Penalty for Wrong Answers (Applicable to both – Preliminary and Main Examination)

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. 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.

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