NICL AO Recruitment 2018 Notification, Exam Pattern, Apply Online

NICL AO Recruitment 2018 Notification, Application Form :

NICL AO 2018 notification is expected to be released soon for the year 2018 by the National Insurance Company Ltd., It will invite NICL AO 2018 application form from eligible candidates for the posts of administrative officers in Scale I. As per our sources, NICL AO 2018 recruitment exercise will be organized and controlled by the National Insurance Company Ltd. However, official notification for NICL Administrative Officers (Generalists) Scale I 2018 is yet to be released. If you are planning to appear in this recruitment exercise then you must know everything about this exam such as eligibility criteria, expected dates, application fee & mode of payment, application process, admit card, result, cut-off etc.

  1. Important Dates
  2. Eligibility Criteria
  3. Application Form
  4. Apply Online
  5. Exam Pattern
  6. Syllabus
  7. Admit Card
  8. Results
  9. Cut off

About NICL

NICL stands for National Insurance Company Ltd. is a state-owned general insurance company with head office in Kolkata. The company was formed in 1906 but nationalized in the year 1972. Along with India, the National Insurance Company also operates in Nepal.

NICL Administrative Officers 2018 Important Dates

Examination conducted byThe National Insurance Company Ltd. (NICL)
Examination NameNICL Administrative Officers (Generalists) Scale I 2018
Essential QualificationGraduation with 60% marks (55% marks for PwD/SC/ST applicants)
Examination typeRecruitment test for the post of Administrative Officers (Generalists) Scale I
Starting date to fill the form onlineWill be updated shortly
Last date to fill the form onlineWill be updated shortly
Admit card downloadWill be updated shortly
Preliminary examinationWill be updated shortly
Downloading of call letters for preliminary examinationWill be updated shortly
Main examinationWill be updated shortly
Downloading of call letters for main examWill be updated shortly
InterviewWill be updated shortly
Final result declarationWill be updated shortly
Examination centersall over India (major towns or cities)
Apply online onNICL’s website (

NICL AO Recruitment

NICL Administrative Officers 2018 Eligibility Criteria

  • Age limit and relaxation

At the time of attempting application, a candidate should be at least 21 years old but not more than 20 years. There will be also a provision of relaxation in upper age limit for the candidates of special categories. SC/ST candidates will get 5 years relaxation in upper age limit whereas OBC candidates will get 3 years relaxation in maximum age limit. PwD candidates and existing employees of government insurance companies will also get relaxation in upper age limit of 10 & 8 years respectively.

  • Minimum Educational Qualifications

A candidate wants to apply for NICL Administrative Officers (Generalists) Scale I 2018 should have passed in graduation in any stream from a recognized University with minimum 60% marks (55% for SC/ST candidates). Candidates having graduation’s equivalent educational qualifications are also eligible to apply for this recruitment test. All the candidates must know that they have to produce passing certificates at the time of joining.

NICL AO 2018 Application Fee and Mode Of Payment

All the NICL Administrative Officers (Generalists) Scale I 2018 applicants have to pay Application fee including intimation charges of amount Rs 600/- But, candidates of SC/ST/PwD categories need to pay intimation Charges only of amount Rs 100/-

Candidates of all the categories have to make payment online only by using a debit/credit card or internet banking. Payment submitted in other modes will not be accepted by the company. Also, applicants have to pay additional bank charges if applicable along with their application/intimation charges.

NICL AO 2018 Application Form & Process

Only online application will be accepted for NICL Administrative Officers (Generalists) Scale I 2018. Therefore, all the candidates have to apply online by following below-given three steps

  • Step I- candidate’s registration (for first time users)
  • Step II- payment of application/intimation fee
  • Step III- uploading of documents (signature & PP size image)

How To Apply For NICL AO 2018 ?

  • Visit NICL’s website @
  • Click ‘Recruitment’ link available at the top of website
  • On new page, find ‘Recruitment of Administrative Officer- 2018’ link (appeared on website after announcement of official website)
  • To register your online application, find & click “Click here for New Registration” link
  • Fill all the required details such as your name, contact number & email ID
  • Click ‘Submit’ tab
  • Instantly, you will see a provisional system-generated ‘Registration Number’ and password on the screen of your computer
  • You will also get the same ‘Provisional Registration number’ & ‘password’ on your email address & number provided by you at the time of ‘online registration’
  • Login into your recently created online account with the same registration number and password
  • Fill the required details
  • Verify them by hitting ‘Validate your Details’ link
  • Hit ‘Save & Next’ button
  • Upload your latest PP size photo and signature in the format prescribed by NICL
  • Before hitting ‘Final Submit’ button, you are requested to check all the details and make correction if needed
  • Now, final step is to make payment online by hitting ‘Payment’ tab
  • Click ‘Submit’ tab
  • Take a print out of e-receipt
  • Also, take a print out of your application

NICL AO 2018 Exam Pattern

  • Stage I Preliminary Examination

Those candidates who successfully submit online application along with application/intimation fee will be called to appear in Stage I preliminary examination. This examination will be an online objective test of 60 minutes duration.

Section nameMaximum marks
Quantitative aptitude35
Reasoning ability35
English language30
  • Stage II Main examination

Candidates qualified in Stage I examination will be called to appear in Stage II main examination. This examination will be an online objective and descriptive test.

Objective Type Paper Pattern

Section nameNumber of MCQsMaximum marksDuration
Quantitative aptitude4040
English language4040120 minutes
Computer awareness4040
General awareness4040

Descriptive Type Paper Pattern

Section nameNumber of questionsMaximum marksDuration
English Language(Essay, Precis &
33030 minutes

Note-Penalty for Wrong Answers will be applicable to both Stage I & II examinations. Candidates going to appear for online examinations should have a valid call letter, original & photocopy of the photo identity proof and e-Aadhar card.

  • Stage III Interview

Main examination qualified candidates will be called for interview. Interview will be conducted by the company at few centres. A candidate shortlisted for interview has to download his/her interview admit card from company’s website. Candidates going for interview should have the following documents-

  • A copy of Interview call letter
  • A copy of online application
  • original & photocopy of the photo identity proof
  • All academic certificates and mark sheets (10th/12th/graduation)
  • Caste certificate (if applicable)
  • Disability certificate (if applicable)
  • Working experience certificates (if any)
  • Any other related certificates in support of eligibility

Note – The candidates will not be permitted to appear in interview if they failed to present the related eligibility certificates/documents as mentioned above

NICL AO 2018 Section-Wise Syllabus

S.No.Section nameImportant topics
1Quantitative aptitudePictorial graph, time & work, pie chart having percentage calculations, time & distance, percentages, average, simplification, area, profit & loss, LCM/HCF, age problems, investment problems etc.
2 ReasoningSymbol series, coding & decoding, statement conclusion, arithmetical number series, verbal & figure classification, arithmetic reasoning, syllogistic reasoning, assertion, input/output, decision making, sitting arrangement, sequences, directions, alphabet test, blood relations, statement & conclusions, assumptions & arguments, syllogism, odd man out, problem solving analysis, inequalities etc.
3English languageReading comprehension, idiom-phrase, odd one out, para jumbles, para completion, error reorganization, sentence correction, cloze test, sentence connector, double filters, verb, preposition, adverb etc.
4Computer awarenessComputer basics, software, hardware, operating system & its types, common computer abbreviations, basic of internet use, email, shortcut keys, networking, MS Office & excel,
5General awarenessImportant dates & years, important abbreviations, ministers & constituencies, awards & honors, economic updates, budget & plans, Indian economy, culture, finance, national & international latest news, awards & honors, heads of organization, important science inventions & discoveries, books & their authors etc.

NICL AO 2018 Call Letters

The National Insurance Company Ltd. will issue separate admit cards for Stage I, II & interview. The company will intimate candidates to download their call letters through SMS or email. Admit card of any stage’s examination will not be sent by post to any candidate.

How I Download My NICL Administrative Officers (Generalists) Scale I 2018 Call Letter?

  • Open the link available in mail/SMS sent by the company
  • Enter ‘Registration Number/Roll Number’
  • Type/select ‘Password/Date of Birth’
  • Hit ‘Submit’ button
  • Download and take a print out of your admit card

NICL AO 2018 Examination Centers

  • Examination centers for Stage I (tentative)- The National Insurance Company Ltd. will conduct Stage I online examination at the following centres- Port Blair, Asansol, Siliguri, Kolkata/Greater Kolkata, Haldwani, Haridwar, Dehradun, Kanpur, Allahabad, Lucknow, Agartala, Warangal, Madurai, Coimbatore, Chennai, Gangtok, Bikaner, Jodhpur, Jaipur, Bhatinda, Ludhiana, Amritsar, Cuttack, Bhubaneshwar, Dimapur, Nasik, Pune, Nagpur, Indore, Bhopal, Mysore, Mangalore, Hubli, Bengaluru, Jamshedpur, Ranchi, Leh, Jammu, Srinagar, Mandi, Shimla, Gurgaon, Faridabad, Hissar, Vadodara, Panaji, Bilaspur, Raipur, Gaya, Patna, Vishakhapatnam, Vijayawada, Guwahati, Silchar etc.
  • Examination centers for Stage II (provisional)- The National Insurance Company Ltd. will conduct Stage II online examination at the following centres
S.No.State namecentres
1Uttar PradeshLucknow
2Tamil NaduChennai
3Madhya PradeshBhopal
6Jammu & KashmirJammu
8Delhi- NCRDelhi- NCR
11West BengalKolkata/Greater Kolkata
  • Examination centers for Stage III (interview)- The company will conduct interview at few centres only. Interview centre name, address with pin code will be printed on candidate’s interview’s call letter.

NICL AO 2018 Results

The company will declare Stage I result after few days from the date of examination. However, we don’t know exact date of result declaration. The company will publish Stage I, II and interview result separately on its website. Don’t worry, you will be intimated by the company when they announce and publish result on NICL’s website.

How To Check Results?

  • Open NICL’s website
  • Click on recruitment and find and click on Recruitment of Administrative officer 2018
  • Find result link and click on it
  • Save pdf or enter required details to check result

NICL AO 2018 Cut Off

Final cut-marks will be update soon.

Our Final Thoughts

NICL Administrative Officers (Generalists) Scale I 2018 will be the most popular recruitment examination in the year 2018. Therefore, if you want to secure an administrative officer’s postt in NICL through this examination then you need to give your best in Stage I, II and interview.

If you still have any query/question regarding NICL Administrative Officers (Generalists) Scale I 2018 examination then contact us by commenting below. To know more regarding this recruitment examination, stay with us as we will update this writing once we get any notification from NICL.


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