NICL AO 2017 Exam was conducted on 3rd and 4th June 2017 (Preliminary Phase). The NICL AO 2017 Preliminary Exam Result was declared on 13th June 2017. The Mains Exam of NICL AO 2017 is scheduled on 2nd July 2017.
NICL AO 2017 Mains Exam Analysis
NICL AO Mains 2017 Exam is over. The NICL AO 2017 Mains exam was conducted on 2nd July 2017. Now it’s time for NICL AO 2017 Mains Exam Analysis & Review. A lot of candidates appeared for this exam in order to fulfill their dream of joining the prestigious Insurance Organization of India.
This year, NICL AO 2017 Mains Exam was of Moderate level. The exam was conducted in two parts:
- An objective test of 200 marks having 5 sections: Quantitative Aptitude, English Language, Reasoning, Computer Knowledge and General Awareness
- A descriptive test of 30 marks in English having Precis, Comprehension and Essay Writing to be completed in 30 minutes
Let’s have a look at NICL AO 2017 Mains Overall Analysis
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National Insurance Corporation of India is the most recognised Government Insurance Company focused in India. Established in 1972, the company has its headquarters in Kolkata. Every year, NICL organises NICL exam to recruit administrative officer for its department. Thousands of candidates apply for NICL Exam every year with a dream to join the prestigious post of Administrative Officer in this reputed Organization.
NICL Notification 2017
The notification for NICL 2017 exam was released on 30th March 2017. The last date to submit the application form was 20th April 2017. A total of 205 vacancies were declared with the release of NICL 2017 Notification for the post of AO. The preliminary exam was conducted on 3rd and 4th June 2017. Result for the same has been declared by NICL. The mains exam of NICL is scheduled to be conducted on 2nd July 2017. The admit card for the same has been issued to the candidates qualified for Mains Exam.
NICL Admit Card 2017
NICL 2017 Admit Card for the Mains Examination has been issued to the candidates who have qualified the Preliminary Round of NICL 2017 Exam. Candidates are requested to click on the link below to download their Admit Card for NICL 2017 Mains Examination.
Click here to download NICL AO Admit Card
NICL 2017 Exam Dates
Preliminary stage of the NICL 2017 exam was conducted on 3rd and 4th June 2017. Mains exam will be conducted on July 2nd, 2017. It is necessary for a candidate to clear both these papers to be eligible for the further rounds conducted by NICL.
|1.||Release of the application form||30th March 2017|
|2.||Last date to submit application form||20th April 2017|
|3.||Commencement of preliminary exam||3rd and 4th June 2017|
|4.||Commencement of Mains exam||2nd July 2017|
|5.||Declaration of final result||July 2017|
NICL 2017 Exam Pattern
NICL AO 2017 Preliminary Exam Pattern
A candidate is required to clear both sectional and overall cut-off of NICL AO 2017 Preliminary Exam. It is an online test containing objective type questions.
|Section Asked||Maximum Marks||Total Time|
|Quantitative Aptitude||35||A composite time of 60 minutes|
NICL AO 2017 Mains Exam Pattern
NICL AO 2017 Mains Exam is conducted in two parts: An online multiple objective test and a descriptive test in English.
|Sections Asked||No. of Questions||Maximum Marks||Total Time|
|English Language||40||40||A composite time of 120 minutes (2 hours)|
Descriptive Test: The Descriptive Test contains 3 questions asked in English that carries a total of 30 marks and has to be attempted in 30 minutes.
Final Selection: An Interview Process will be conducted for the candidates clearing the Mains Exam to determine the final selection of the candidate to the post of Assistant Officer through NICL AO 2017 Exam.
Penalty for wrong answers
Preliminary Exam: 0.25 marks will be deducted when an answer is marked wrong. No marks will be deducted if a question is left un-attempted.
Mains Exam: 0.25 marks will be deducted for marking a question wrong. There will be no penalty for leaving a question un-attempted.
NICL 2017 Exam Syllabus
Preliminary exam of NICL 2017 Exam will have 3 major sections:
- Quantitative Aptitude and
- English Language
Mains examination will have 5 major sections:
- Quantitative Aptitude
- English Language
- Computer Knowledge
- General Awareness
A descriptive test in English comprising of 30 marks is also asked in the Mains Examination of NICL AO 2017.
Let’s have a look at the detailed syllabus of NICL AO 2017 Exam:
- Data Sufficiency
- Data Interpretation (Try to have a thorough practice of calculative sets)
- Number Series
- Time & Work
- Mixture and Allegations
- Simplification / Approximation
- Quadratic Equations
- Arithmetic Topics including following –
- Problem on Ages
- Profit, Loss and Discount
- Time, Speed and Distance
- Boats & Streams
- Mathematical Inequalities
- Ratio and Proportion
- Simple and Compound Interest
- Pipes and Cisterns
- Data Sufficiency
- Verbal Reasoning
- Coding – Decoding (New as well as Old Pattern)
- Order and Ranking
- Input – Output
- Direction based problems
- Seating Arrangement (Circular, Square and Linear)
- Inequality (Both Direct and Coded)
- Syllogism (New as well as Old Pattern)
- Blood Relations (Coded as well as Direct)
- Alphanumeric Series
- Reading Comprehension
- Sentence Improvement
- Para Jumbles
- Para/ Sentence Completion
- Cloze Test
- Spotting Errors
- Fill in the Blanks / Double Fillers
- Current Affairs
- Insurance Awareness
- Banking Awareness
- Books & authors
- Important Places
- Important Days & themes
- General knowledge (Economics, Banking, Currencies, History. Geography)
- Fundamentals of Computer
- History of Computer
- Computer Shortcuts
- Important Abbreviations
- MS Office – Word, PowerPoint, Excel & Access
NICL Exam 2017 Cut Off
The cut-off for NICL 2017 Exam will be released after each phase of examination is completed. Candidates can evaluate their selection chances by matching their score with the cut-off list released by NICL.
Let’s look at the cut-off for NICL AO 2017 Preliminary Exam
Section-wise NICL 2017 Cut-Off
|Category||Quantitative Aptitude||Reasoning||English Language|
Cut-Off NICL 2016 Preliminary exam
|Category||Overall Prelims Cut Off|
NICL AO 2016 Section-wise Mains Cut-Off
|Sections||Maximum Marks||UR||SC, ST, OBC, PWD|
NICL AO 2016 Mains 2016
Cut Off Marks for Descriptive Paper 2016
NICL 2017 Eligibility
A candidate is required to be either:
- A Citizen of India or
- A subject of Nepal
- A subject of Bhutan
- A Tibetan Refugee who came over to India before 1st January 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India.
- The candidate must have a Graduation Degree in any discipline from a government recognized University or by the Central Government of India.
- A candidate must have at least 60% marks in his/her Graduation. The same percentage criteria is reduced to 55% for SC/ST Candidates.
A candidate must not be less than 21 years & not more than 30 years old while applying for NICL AO 2017.
Age Relaxation is given to candidates belonging to reserved categories:
|Defense Personnel||3 years|
|Persons domiciled in Kashmir Division of Jammu & Kashmir State during the period from 1-1-80 to 31-12-89||5 years|
|Existing confirmed employees of Public Sector General Insurance Companies.||8 years|
NICL Exam 2017 Results
The NICL AO 2017 Results will be declared after each phase of the exam is completed. The result for preliminary exam will be declared first followed by the result of mains exam. The result for NICL AO 2017 Preliminary Exam was released on 13th June 2017. The NICL AO 2017 result for Mains Exam will be released after the Mains Exam is conducted. The merit list will be prepared in the descending order of the marks obtained by candidates in the final interview round.
NICL 2017 Preparation
To prepare effectively for NICL 2017 exam, it is really necessary for a candidate to excel in the subjects being asked in the Preliminary and Mains exam. Candidates can prepare for written test either through our Online Mock Test Series or by joining the Career Power Offline Classroom Program. Now is the time, buckle up and set your foot on the paddle for an accelerated preparation for NICL 2017 exam.