National Insurance - Recruitment of 2600 Assistants in Public Sector General Insurance Companies- 2013

National Insurance Company Limited

National Insurance Company Limited invites applications from eligible Indian Citizens on behalf of all the four Public Sector General Insurance Companies with a combined human resource base of 65651 having 6116 offices/business centres in every nook & corner of the Country with total Premium Income of Rs.35000 crores for the year 2012-13 for recruitment of 2600 (Two thousand six hundred) Assistants in Class III Cadre from open market.

National Insurance Company Limited would coordinate the written examination, thereafter, Interview and Computer Proficiency Test for the short-listed candidates would be conducted by each Company in their respective zones where their Head Office is situated (except in certain cases).


Total Posts: 2600

Age Limit :  Minimum Age: 18 years; Maximum Age: 28 years (as on 30.06.2013).

Salary Scale : Rs.7640-440(1)-8080-480(2)-9040-540(5)-11740-625(2)-12990-760(3)-15270-790(2)-16850-840(5)-21050

Education Qualification:

  • Graduate from a recognized University
  • Pass in HSC/Equivalent (XII pass) examination with 60% marks (50% for Ex-servicemen, SC/ST and Persons with Disabilities
  • Knowledge of Regional Language i.e. Language of the State of Recruitment is essential.

Selection Procedure:

All eligible candidates should apply on-line before the last date for registration of application.

  • All candidates will have to appear for the Written examination, thereafter, candidates will be shortlisted and will be called for Interview and Computer Proficiency Test.
  • Final selection will be made on the basis of performance in the Written Test, Interview and Computer Proficiency Test taken together. Merely satisfying the eligibility norms do not entitle a candidate to be called for Written Test /Computer Proficiency Test/ Interview.

Scheme of Examination:

Section Maximum Marks
Reasoning :  50
English Language :  50
Numerical Ability :  50
General Awareness : 50
Computer Knowledge :  50
Total :  250
Total Marks obtained shall be
proportionately reduced to a
of 35 marks (A)
Interview (B) 15
Total (A+B) 50

Summary of Company wise & Category wise Vacancies (provisional)

SI.NO Name of Company Categories
1 National Insurance Co. Ltd. 117 66 223 394 800
2 Oriental Insurance Co. Ltd. 67 46 119 368 600
3 The New India Assurance Co. Ltd. 30 27 224 319 600
4 United India Insurance Co. Ltd. 96 45 155 304 600
  Total 310 184 721 1385 2600

Application Fees:

Categories Application Fees Services Charges for Bank Total Amount
SC/ST/PWD/XS Rs.50/- Rs.20/- Rs.70/-
For male candidates other
Rs.200/- Rs.20/- Rs.220/-
For female candidates other
Rs.100/- Rs.20/- Rs.120/-

How To Apply

  • Candidates should first scan their photograph and signature as detailed under guidelines for scanning the photograph and signature.(Refer point no. 14)
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  • Candidates should upload their photograph and signature while filling the application. After the application is filled complete,candidate should submit the application form.
  • The system would generate a bank challan in triplicate wherein relevant particulars of the Candidate are mentioned and should take a printout of the challan immediately.
  • With the printout of the challan, the Candidate should visit the nearest branch of State Bank of India to deposit the appropriate fees in cash only in Account no. 32968716721 in favour of„NATIONAL INSURANCE COMPANY LTD‟.Fee payment will be accepted from 18th May 2013 to 12th June 2013.
  • After 3 days from date of receipt of fees, the candidate can check their application status in the website and take a printout of the complete application and fees payment challan which should be retained by them for future reference.
  • At the time of written examination, they should submit one copy of the challan

Important Dates:

  • On line Registration commences from : 18th May 2013
  • Last Date for Registration of Online Applications : 8th June 2013
  • Payment of Application fees : 18th May 2013 to 12th June 2013 (bothdate inclusive)
  • Dates of Written Examination : 14th July 2013 and/or 21st July 2013
  • Download of the call letter for examination Within 7 days prior to the date of examination

Note: Candidates can apply for vacancies in one State only and will have to appear for Written Test from a centre of that particular state. For example, candidate applying against vacancies in West Bengal State can appear from West Bengal only and would be considered for employment in that State only, in any of four companies.

Courtesy : National Insurance India