NIACL AO 2021: There is good news for all the aspirants waiting for NIACL Recruitment as it has announced to conduct recruitment procedure for Administrative Officer (AO) posts.
New India Assurance Company Limited is a Mumbai-based Public Sector General Insurance Company that was established in 1919 and nationalized in 1973.
Being one of the five completely owned insurance companies by the Government of India, it is a leading global insurance group with its offices and branches spread all across the nation.
For the year 2021, New India Assurance has introduced 300 vacancies for Administrative Officer (Generalist) Scale-I posts for which the online applications from Graduates/Post Graduates candidates will be accepted from 01st September to 21st September 2021.
For more details about NIACL 2021 Recruitment, go through the below section and know the Steps for NIACL AO Apply Online 2021, application fee, vacancy distribution, eligibility, important dates, exam pattern, and more.
NIACL AO 2021 Recruitment Notification
The NIACL AO 2021 recruitment Notification PDF has been released on 24th August 2021 announcing that The New India Assurance Co. Ltd. is going, to begin with, the recruitment process for 300 Generalist Administrative Officer Scale-I vacancies.
The NIACL AO recruitment Notification 2021 PDF for AO posts has been published on the official website of New India Assurance @newindia.co.in and we have provided the direct links to download the official NIACL AO 2021 notification pdf below.
NIACL AO Recruitment 2021: Overview
Look at the glimpse about NIACL Administrative Officer Recruitment 2021 from the below table before beginning with the online application and exam preparation.
|NIACL AO Recruitment 2021|
|Organization||New India Assurance|
|Posts||Administrative Officer (Generalist) Scale-I|
|Age Limit||21 to 30 years|
|Salary||Rs. 60,000/- per month|
NIACL AO Recruitment 2021 Exam Dates
NIACL has released the Tentative Exam Dates for NIACL AO 2021 Exam along with the release of its official notification. It is necessary for a candidate to clear both these papers to be eligible for the further rounds conducted by NIACL. Important Dates for NIACL 2021 Exam are mentioned below:
NIACL AO Recruitment 2021: Important Dates
|NIACL AO 2021|
|Official Notification Release Date||24th August 2021|
|NIACL AO Apply Online Begins||01st September 2021|
|Last date to submit the application form||21st September 2021|
|Commencement of Phase-I Online Examination||October 2021 (tentative)|
|Commencement of Phase-II Online Examination||November 2021 (tentative)|
NIACL AO Recruitment Apply Online 2021
NIACL AO Apply Online link is available from 01st September 2021 onwards on the official website www.newindia.co.in. Candidates can apply online for NIACL AO 2021 Exam till 21st September 2021.
To apply online for Administrative Officer (Generalist) posts, click on the below-mentioned link which is now active officially. The applicants are advised to apply much before the last date to avoid any technical glitch/server issues.
Steps to Apply Online for NIACL AO 2021
Once the online application process is active, the interested and eligible candidates can submit their applications by following the below steps:
- Step-1: Visit the official website of New India Assurance Co. Ltd. @newindia.co.in
- Step-2: On the homepage, click on the “Recruitment” section appearing at the top of the page.
- Step-3: A new page will appear on your screen with all the recruitments for NIACL.
- Step-4: Click on “Recruitment of 300- Administrative Officer (Generalist) (Scale I) 2021”.
- Step-5: Click on the “New Sign-Up” button and generate a new registration number & password.
- Step-6: Now, click on the “Apply Online” link with the generated registration number.
- Step-7: Fill in all the details, pay the application fee, and upload documents as required.
- Step-8: Click on “Submit” and download the application form for future use.
NIACL AO Recruitment 2021 Application Fee
An Application Fee has to be submitted during the online application process for NIACL AO 2021 Exam. All Payments are needed to be done online either through Debit Cards (RuPay/Visa/MasterCard/Maestro), Credit Cards, Internet Banking, IMPS, Cash Cards/ Mobile Wallets.
|SC/ST/PwD Category||Rs. 100/-|
NIACL AO Recruitment 2021 Vacancy
New India Assurance has introduced 300 vacancies for the post of Administrative Officer (Generalist) for the NIACL AO 2021 Exam. Check the NIACL 2021 category-wise vacancy breakdown as mentioned in the notice below:
|NIACL AO 2021 Vacancy|
|Category||NIACL AO Vacancies|
NIACL AO Recruitment 2021
Every time thousands of candidates appear for the NIACL AO recruitment 2021 exam to get hired for the post of Administrative Officer (AO) posts prestigious organization.
The eligible candidates will be selected through a three-stage selection process- Preliminary Exam, Mains Exam & Personal Interview.
The selected candidates have to serve for a minimum of 4 years (including 1 year of probation) for which an undertaking will be signed at the time of joining.
NIACL AO 2021 Selection Process
The eligible graduates/postgraduates will be selected for NIACL AO 2021 through their performances in three different stages. The candidate has to qualify in each stage to get selected for the post of Administrative Officer Generalist posts.
- Stage-1. Preliminary Exam
- Stage-2. Mains Exam
- Stage-3. Interview Process
NIACL AO Recruitment 2021 Exam Pattern
Let’s have a look at the detailed NIACL AO Exam Pattern 2021
NIACL AO 2021 Exam Pattern- Prelims
- The questions will be from three sections in NIACAL Preliminary Exam: English, Reasoning, and Numerical/Quantitative Aptitude.
- There will be a sectional timing of 20 minutes for each section.
- There will be 100 Multiple Choice Questions for 1 mark each.
- here will be a negative marking of ¼th mark for each incorrect answer.
|S. No.||Name of Test||No. of Questions||Maximum Marks||Duration|
|1.||English Language||30||30||20 minutes|
|2.||Reasoning Ability||35||35||20 minutes|
|3.||Numerical Ability||35||35||20 minutes|
NIACL AO 2021 Exam Pattern- Mains
- The NIACL AO Mains Exam is divided into 2 sections: Objective & Descriptive type and the candidate has to pass each section separately.
- The duration of the Objective type paper will be 2 hours and for descriptive, it will be 30 minutes.
- There will be 200 MCQ-type questions and 2 Essay/Letter Writing questions.
- The descriptive test will be conducted in the English language only.
- There will be a negative marking of ¼th mark for each incorrect answer.
|S. No.||Name of the Test||No. of Questions||Maximum Marks||Duration|
|1.||Reasoning Ability||50||50||Composite time of 120 minutes|
The duration of the NIACL AO Descriptive Test will be 30 minutes and it will hold 30 marks. It will be a Test of English Language – Letter & Essay writing. NIACL AO descriptive test will be conducted in English and will take place online.
|Name of Exam||Marks|
|Letter Writing||10 marks|
|Essay Writing||20 marks|
An Interview Process will be conducted for the final selection of candidates for the post of Administrative Officer. The Ratio of the Online Examination and Interview Process will be 80:20.
NIACL AO Recruitment 2021 Syllabus
The preliminary exam of the NIACL AO 2021 Exam will have 3 major sections namely Reasoning, Numerical Ability, and English Language. Mains Exam will have 4 sections in total. Apart from Objective Test in Mains Exam, a descriptive test will also be conducted. Let’s have a look at the detailed NIACL AO 2021 Syllabus.
NIACL AO Prelims Syllabus
|English Language||Quantitative Aptitude||Reasoning|
Fill in the blanks
Multiple Meaning / Error Spotting
Paragraph Complete / Sentence Correction
Ratio & Proportion, Percentage
Profit & Loss
Mixtures & Alligations
Simple Interest & Compound Interest & Surds & Indices
Time & Distance
Work & Time added in NIACL AO Syllabus
Sequence & Series
Permutation, Combination & Probability. Data Interpretation
Mensuration – Cylinder, Cone, Sphere
NIACL AO Recruitment Salary
The basic pay NIACL AO Salary is Rs. 32,795/- on the scale of Rs. 32795-1610(14)-55335-1745(4)- 62315. The selected candidate will be salaried with total emoluments of approximately Rs 60,000/- per month (Metropolitan Centers) with the other allowances such as Dearness Allowance, House Rent Allowance, City Compensatory Allowance, Transport Allowance, etc.
NIACL AO Recruitment 2021 Eligibility
The candidate must hold the required educational qualification, age limit to be eligible for applying to 300 vacancies of Generalist Administrative Officer in New India Assurance. Below we have discussed the detailed eligibility criteria for NIACL AO 2021.
A candidate must be:
(a) a citizen of India, or
(b) a subject of Nepal, or
(c) a subject of Bhutan, or
(d) a Tibetan refugee who came over to India before 01st January 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India, or
(e) a person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia, and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India Provided that a candidate belonging to categories (b), (c), (d) and (e) shall be a person in whose favor a certificate of eligibility has been issued by the Govt. of India
Education Qualification (as on 30/09/2021)
Must be a Graduate/ Post Graduate from a recognized University in any discipline.
Must hold at least 60% marks in either of the degree exams for General candidates and at least 55% marks for SC/ST/PWD candidates.
Age Limit (as on 01/04/2021)
The candidate should be of age group 21 to 30 years (for the general candidate) to apply for NIACL AO Recruitment 2021. The upper age relaxation for other categories is tabulated below.
|Persons with Benchmark Disabilities||10 years|
|Ex-Servicemen||The actual period of service rendered in the Defence forces + 3 years, maximum upto the age of 45 years|
|Disabled Ex-Servicemen||Relaxation upto the age of 45 years|
NIACL AO Admit Card 2021
NIACL AO Admit Card will be released separately for Preliminary Exam, Mains Exam, and Interview Process. All candidates who have successfully registered for NIACL AO 2021 exam will be issued NIACL AO Prelims Call Letter. Candidates who clear the Preliminary Round will be issued the call letter for Mains Exam. Candidates can check details on and the dates for the release of NIACL AO Admit Card 2021 from the link mentioned below.
NIACL AO 2021 Result
The Result for NIACL AO 2021 Exam will be released separately for all three rounds in which the paper is going to be conducted. NIACL AO Prelims Result 2021 will be released first followed by NIACL Mains Result 2021. Candidates can get more details on NIACL AO Result 2021 by clicking on the mentioned link.
NIACL AO 2021 Cut Off
The NIACL AO 2021 Cut-Off will be released after each phase of the examination is completed. The cut-off for the Preliminary exam will be released first followed by the cut-off for Mains Exam. Candidates can evaluate their selection chances by matching their scores with the cut-off list released by NIACL.
NIACL AO 2018-19 Prelims Cut-Off
In the meantime, have a look at the previous year’s cut-off marks for NIACL AO 2018-19 Prelims Exam for NIACL AO (Generalist) cut-off as this would be helpful for preparation strategy.
NIACL AO (Generalist) Category-Wise Cut Off
|Category||NIACL AO (Generalist) Cut-off|
NIACL AO (Generalist) Section-Wise Cut Off
|Sections||SC/ST/PwD Cut-off||GENERAL Cut-off|
NIACL AO 2021 Exam Centres
As mentioned in the notification, the Prelims Exam will be held at the following centers.
|NIACL AO 2021 Prelims Exam Centres|
|Andaman & Nicobar||Port Blair|
|Dadra & Nagar Haveli||Daman & Diu|
|Jammu & Kashmir||Jammu, Srinagar, Samba|
|West Bengal||AsansolGreater KolkataHooghlyKalyaniKolkataSiliguri|
To prepare effectively for NIACL 2021 exam, it is really necessary for a candidate to excel in the subjects being asked in the Preliminary and Mains exam.
The candidates can either prepare for the written tests through Adda247 Online NIACL AO 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 accelerated preparation for NIACL AO 2021 exam.