(Notification) Recruitment of 323 Administrative Officers (Scale-I) at United India Insurance Company - 2014

United India Insurance Company

Recruitment of 323 Administrative Officers (Scale-I) in United India Insurance Company

United India Insurance Company, is a leading Public Sector General Insurance Company wholly owned by Government of India with a gross premium of about Rs.10,000 crores. A rapidly growing company with more than 1600 offices, highest network in the non-life insurance industry throughout the country.

The company proposes to recruit young and dynamic candidates for its offices all over India for its requirement in Generalist and Specialist discipline. Applications are invited from eligible Indian Citizens for the post of Administrative Officer (Scale I).

Total No of Vacancies:

Post Name

Total No of Posts

Finance 60
Automobile Engineering 10
Legal 10
Total Specialist 80
Generalist 243
Total Vacancies 323

Emoluments and Benefits:

Rs.37,000/- p.m. (approx) in Metropolitan centres. Basic pay in the scale of Rs.17240/-840(14)-29000-910(4)-32640 and other admissible allowances as applicable. Besides emoluments, other benefits like Gratuity, LTS, Medical Benefits, Group Personal Accident Insurance, Performance Linked Incentive (PLI) and National Pension System (NPS), leased accommodation would be extended as per rules of the Company. The pay scales are under revision with effect from August 2012.

Eligibility conditions: (As on 01/10/2014):

Candidates should possess certificate in proof of passing the qualifying examination as on 01/10/2014.

a) For Generalist Stream, a candidate must possess the minimum qualification of a Degree in any discipline from a recognized University OR any equivalent qualification recognized as such by Central Government.
b) For Specialist Stream, a candidate must possess the minimum qualification of Degree in the relevant discipline from a recognized University OR any equivalent qualification recognized as such by Central Government.

The minimum Educational Qualification required for various disciplines are:

S. No. Discipline Minimum Qualification
1 Finance Chartered Accountant (ICAI)/Cost Accountant (ICWA)/MBA Finance* /M.Com/B.Com
2 Automobile Engineering B.E/B.Tech in Automobile Engineering OR Graduate in Mechanical Engineering with Diploma (at least one year duration) in Automobile
3 Legal Degree in law from a recognized University or any equivalent qualification recognized as such by Central Government.
4 Generalist Graduate in any stream.


A candidate must be of the Minimum Age of 21 years and the Maximum Age of 30 years as on 01/10/2014. Candidate must have been born not earlier than 2-10-1984 and not later than 1-10-1993 (both days inclusive).

Application Fee/Intimation charges:

  • SC/ ST/ Persons with Disability (PWD), Permanent Employees of UIIC Rs. 100/-
  • All others Rs. 500/-

Service Conditions:

As applicable in the Company from time to time. Posts are permanent and the selected candidates on appointment may be posted or transferred to any place in India as may be decided by the Company.

Selection Procedure:

The selection would be in the stages of Screening test and Main examination (online multiple choice objective type) Descriptive Test and interview. All the candidates who applied and are eligible as per criteria prescribed for the post shall undergo screening test (objective type) to be conducted tentatively on 28 or 29th December 2014 through online mode. The shortlisted candidates who qualify in screening test based on cut off marks shall become eligible to appear for main examination. The screening test will only be qualifying nature. 10 times the number of vacancies in each discipline/category will be called for Main exam and Descriptive Test, which will also be conducted through online mode.

A candidate shall be required to qualify in descriptive test, but the marks in descriptive paper shall not count for final selection. The finally qualified candidates will be called for interview upto three times the vacancies of the respective categories/discipline and final selection will be made on the basis of performance in the online objective test (main exam) and interview. Outstation candidates called for interview will be reimbursed to and fro second class rail fare/bus fare by the shortest route from the station of residence to the place of interview on production of evidence of having undertaken journey for interview purpose.

Please note- UIIC reserves the right to conduct Main exam directly without the screening test if the number of candidates applied is not high or for any other reason.

The Structure for Screening Test and Main Exam is as under:

Structure of Screening Test:

S. No Name of Test No. of Qs. Marks Duration
1 English Language 30 30 Composite time
of 1 hour
2 Quantitative Aptitude 35 35
3 Reasoning Ability 35 35
  Total 100 100  

Structure of Main Examination (for Generalist):

S. No Name of Test No. of Qs. Marks Duration
1 Reasoning 50 50 Composite time
of 2 hours
2 English Language 40 40
3 General Awareness (with special
reference to Financial Sector)
40 40
4 Quantitative aptitude 50 50

Computer Literacy

20 20
  Total (Aggregate) 200  200

Structure of Main Examination (for Specialist):

S. No Name of Test No. of Qs. Marks Duration
1 Reasoning 40 40 Composite
time of 2
2 English Language 40 40
3 General Awareness (with special
reference to Financial Sector)
40 40
4 Quantitative Aptitude & Computer Literacy 40 40
5 An additional test to assess technical &
professional knowledge in relevant
40 40

Total (Aggregate)



Descriptive Test:

S. No Name of Test No. of Qs. Marks Duration
1 Essay writing/précis writing and Letter
2 -- 30 minutes

Guarantee Bond:

Before joining as probationer, the selected candidates for appointment on regular pay-rolls of the Company will be required to give an undertaking to serve the Company for a minimum period of four years including probationary period. In the event of their resigning from the Company before the expiry of the bond period, they will be liable to pay liquidated damages equivalent to one year's gross salary paid to them during the year of probation which could be proportionately reduced depending upon the length of service rendered. Besides, he/she will have to submit a stamped Bond duly executed by two sureties of sound financial standing, for an amount equivalent to one year's gross salary.

Candidates resigning from the Company during the probationary period shall be liable to pay the salary received by them during their entire service in the Company in addition to an amount of Rs. 25000/- towards partial cost of training. No lien/bond executed to retain a substantive post with present employer will be binding upon the Company and no Leave Salary or Pension Contribution will be made.




Candidates can apply online only from 29.10.2014 to 18.11.2014 (both days inclusive) and no other mode of application will be accepted.


Before applying online, candidates shouldi.

  • Scan their photograph and signature ensuring that both the photograph and signature adhere to the required specifications as given under Guideline for photograph & signature scan and upload.
  • Have a valid personal email ID and mobile no., which should be kept active till the completion of this Recruitment Process. Bank may send call letters for the Examination etc. through the registered e-mail ID. In case a candidate does not have a valid personal e-mail ID, he/she should create his/her new e-mail ID and mobile no. before applying on-line and must maintain that email account and mobile number.
  • APPLICATION FEES/INTIMATION CHARGES (NON REFUNDABLE) PAYMENT OF FEE ONLINE from 29.10.2014 to 18.11.2014 (both days inclusive).

Bank Transaction charges for Online Payment of application fees will have to be borne by the candidate.

Important Dates:

  • Publication of Advertisement in Newspaper 29/10/2014
  • Online Registration commences from 29/10/2014
  • Last Date of online Registration 18/11/2014
  • Payment of Application Fees/Intimation charges 29/10/2014 to 18/11/2014
  • Date of Screening Test Last week of December 2014
  • Date of Main Exam & Descriptive test Third/Last week of January 2015
  • Downloading of Call letters for Screening Test 10 days prior to the date of exam
  • Downloading of Call letters for Main Exam & descriptive test 10 days prior to the date of exam
  • Submission of list of successful candidates for Interview February 2015

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Courtesy: United India Insurance Company