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NICL AO Exam Date 2024 Out, Call Letter, Exam Pattern

NICL AO Exam Date 2024 Out: National Insurance Company Limited (NICL) is going to conduct NICL AO 2024 exam to recruit 274 vacancies for Administrative Officer Scale-I posts for Generalists and Specialist disciplines. Being one of the five completely owned insurance companies by the Government of India, it is a leading global insurance group with offices and branches spread all across the nation. The NICL AO 2024 Preliminary Examination has been announced, and it is going to be held on 4th March 2024 (Monday). Candidates can check details regarding the NICL AO Examination from the article.

NICL AO Recruitment 2024

For the year 2024-25, NICL has announced 274 vacancies of Generalists and Specialist disciplines. A candidate must clear both these papers to be eligible for the further rounds conducted by NICL. Look at the glimpse about NICL Administrative Officer Recruitment 2024 from the below table before beginning with the online application and exam preparation.

NICL AO Recruitment 2024
Organisation National Insurance Company Limited (NICL)
Posts Administrative Officer (Scale-I)
Disciplines Generalists and Specialist
Vacancies 274
NICL AO Exam Date 2024 04th March 2024
Eligibility Graduate/Post Graduate
Age Limit 21 to 30 years
Selection Process Prelims-Mains-Interview
Salary Rs. 85,000/- per month
Official Website https://nationalinsurance.nic.co.in/

NICL AO Exam Date 2024 Out

National Insurance Company Limited (NICL) has released the notice regarding the NICL AO 2024 prelims exam. The NICL AO Preliminary Examination 2024 is scheduled to be held on 04th March 2024 for all candidates except those who have applied for the post of Hindi (Rajbhasha) Officer. The eligible candidates will be selected for Administrative Officer (Scale-I) posts through a three-stage selection process- Preliminary, Mains, and Interview. All exam-related details related to the NICL AO Examination will be released along with the NICL AO Admit Card 2024.

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NICL AO Recruitment 2024- Important Dates

National Insurance Company Limited (NICL) has released the complete schedule regarding the online registration and application fee payment along with NICL AO Notification 2024. NICL Phase-I Preliminary Examination Date has been scheduled for 04th March 2024. Important Dates for the NICL 2024 Exam will be mentioned below:

NICL AO 2024- Important Dates
Events Dates
Official Notification Release Date 29th December 2023
NICL AO Apply Online Begins 2nd January 2024
Last date to submit the application form 22nd January 2024
Last Date for Edit Application Form 22nd January 2024
Payment of Application Fees 2nd to 22nd January 2024
Last Date to Print Application Form 06th February 2024
NICL AO Phase -I Admit Card 2024 Last week of February 2024
NICL AO Phase-I Online Examination 2024 04th March 2024
NICL AO Phase-II Online Examination

NICL AO 2024 Admit Card

The National Insurance Company Limited (NICL) will release the NICL AO Admit Card 2024 in 04th week of February 2024 on their official website of https://nationalinsurance.nic.co.in/. Candidates will be required their login details to download the Admit Card. Candidates can check the details regarding the NICL Administrative Officer Admit Card by clicking on the below Admit Card link.

NICL AO 2024 Notification PDF

The detailed NICL AO 2024 Notification pdf has been released on 29th December 2023 announcing the beginning of the recruitment process for Generalist and Specialist Administrative Officer Scale-I vacancies in National Insurance Company Limited (NICL). The NICL AO Notification 2024 has been released for 274 vacancies of Generalists and Specialist [Doctors (MBBS), Legal, Finance, Actuarial, Information Technology, Automobile Engineers, and Hindi (Rajbhasha) Officers] disciplines. As the detailed notification has been published on the official website of National Insurance Company Limited @https://nationalinsurance.nic.co.in/, the direct link to download has been shared below too.

NICL AO 2024 Vacancy

The fresh NICL AO Vacancy 2024 has been announced with the release of NICL AO Notification 2024 on 29th December 2023. This year National Insurance Company Limited (NICL) has introduced 274 vacancies for the post of Administrative Officer in various disciplines of Generalists and Specialist. Check the NICL 2024 post-wise and category-wise vacancy breakdown for Generalists and Specialist [Doctors (MBBS), Legal, Finance, Actuarial, Information Technology, Automobile Engineers, and Hindi (Rajbhasha) Officers] as mentioned in the notice below:

NICL AO 2024 Vacancy
Disciplines UR OBC SC ST EWS Total Vacancies
Generalist 68 24 18 07 13 130
Specialist Doctors (MBBS) 57 33 26 12 14 28
Legal 20
Finance 30
Actuarial 02
Information Technology 20
Automobile Engineers 20
Hindi (Rajbhasha) Officers 22
Backlog 02 02
Total Vacancies 125 57 44 21 27 274

NICL AO Apply Online 2024

Aspiring candidates who are eligible for Administrative Officer posts can apply online for NICL AO Recruitment 2024 through the official website of NICL. The NICL AO Apply Online link has been made available on the official website https://nationalinsurance.nic.co.in/. Candidates can apply online for NICL AO 2024 Exam till the last registration date i.e. 22nd January 2024. To check complete details for applying online for Administrative Officer (Generalist) posts, click on the below-mentioned link and submit your application without waiting for the last registration date. The applicants are advised to apply much before the last date to avoid any technical glitches/server issues.

NICL AO 2024 Application Fee

An Application Fee has to be submitted during the online application process for NICL AO 2024 Exam. All Payments need to be done online either through Debit Cards (RuPay/Visa/MasterCard/Maestro), Credit Cards, Internet Banking, IMPS, Cash Cards/ Mobile Wallets.

NICL AO 2024 Application Fee
Category Application Fee
Candidates other than SC/ST/PwD Category Rs. 1000/-
SC/ST/PwD Category Rs. 250/-

Steps to Apply Online for NICL AO 2024

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 National Insurance Company Limited (NICL) @https://nationalinsurance.nic.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 NICL.

Step-4: Click on “Recruitment of Administrative Officer (Scale I) 2024”.

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.

NICL AO Recruitment 2024 Eligibility

The candidate must hold the required educational qualification, age limit to be eligible for applying for Generalist Administrative Officer in National Insurance Company Limited. Below we have discussed the detailed eligibility criteria for NICL AO 2024.

NICL AO Nationality

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 to permanently settle 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 to permanently settle in India Provided that a candidate belonging to categories (b), (c), (d) and (e) shall be a person in whose favour a certificate of eligibility has been issued by the Govt. of India

NICL AO Education Qualification (as on 01/12/2023)

NIAL AO Education Qualification 
Disciplines Academic Qualification
Doctors (MBBS) M.B.B.S / M.D. / M.S. or PG – Medical Degree from a recognized University
OR
Equivalent foreign degrees are recognized as such by the National Medical Commission (Formerly Medical Council of India) with the prescribed benchmark. Furthermore, the candidate must hold a valid registration from the National Medical Commission (Formerly Medical Council of India) or any State Medical Council (as applicable for Allopathy) as on the date of the scheduled interview.
Legal Graduate/Post-graduate in Law with min 60% (55% for SC/ST/PwBD)
Finance Chartered Accountant (ICAI) / Cost Accountant (ICWA) OR B.COM / M.COM from a recognized University with at least 60% marks in either of the degree examinations (at least 55% for SC/ST) candidates.
Actuarial Bachelor / Master’s degree in Statistics / Mathematics / Actuarial Science or any other quantitative discipline from a recognized University with at least 60% marks in either of the degree examinations (at least 55% for SC/ST) candidates
Information Technology B.E / B.Tech / M.E. / M.Tech in Computer Science/Information Technology/ MCA from a recognized University with at least 60% marks in either of the degree examinations (at least 55% for SC/ST) candidates.
Automobile Engineering B.E. / B.Tech. / M.E. / M.Tech in Automobile Engineering from a recognized University with at least 60% marks in either of the degree examinations (at least 55% for SC/ST) candidates.
Generalists Graduate / Post Graduate in any stream from a recognized University with at least 60% marks in either of the degree examinations (at least 55% for SC/ST) candidates.
Hindi (Rajbhasha) Officers Master’s Degree from a recognized University in Hindi with English as a compulsory or elective subject or as the medium of examination at the degree level with 60% marks (for SC/ST 55% marks) OR Master’s Degree from a recognized University in English with Hindi as a compulsory or elective subject or as the medium of examination at the degree level with 60% marks (for SC/ST 55% marks) OR Master’s Degree from a recognized University in any subject other than Hindi or English, with Hindi medium and English as a compulsory or elective subject or as the medium of examination at the degree level with 60% marks (for SC/ST 55% marks) OR Master’s Degree from a recognized University in any subject other than Hindi or English, with English medium and Hindi as a compulsory or elective subject or as the medium of examination at the degree level with 60% marks (for SC/ST 55% marks) OR Master’s Degree from a recognized University in any subject other than Hindi or English, with Hindi and English as the compulsory or elective subjects or either of the two as a medium of examination and the other as a compulsory or elective subject at the degree level with 60% marks (for SC/ST 55% marks)

NICL AO Age Limit (as on 01/12/2023)

The candidate should be of age group 21 to 30 years (for the general candidate) to apply for NICL AO Recruitment 2024. The candidates must have been born not earlier than 02.12.1993 and not later than 01.12.2002 (both dates inclusive).

Age Relaxation

The upper age relaxation for other categories is tabulated below.

NICL AO Age Relaxation
Category Age Relaxation
Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe 5 years
Other Backward Classes (OBC- Non creamy layer) 3 years
Persons with Benchmark Disabilities 10 years
Ex-Serviceman 5 years
Defence service personnel disabled in operation during hospitalities with any foreign country or in a distributed area and released as consequence thereof. 3 years
Widows, Divorced women and women legally separated from their husbands who have not remarried 9 years
Existing confirmed employees of Public Sector GIC & AIC 8 years

NICL AO Recruitment 2024 Selection Process

The selection for Generalists and Specialist (except Hindi Officers) posts will be conducted in two phases- Prelims and Mains whereas there would be a single phase examination for NICL AO Hindi Officer Specialist posts.

NICL AO Recruitment 2024 Selection Process
Disciplines Selection Process
Generalist Prelims- Objective Test
Mains- Objective Test and Descriptive Test
Interview
Specialist (Doctors (MBBS), Legal, Finance, Actuarial, Information Technology, and Automobile Engineers) Prelims- Objective Test
Mains- Objective Test and Descriptive Test
Interview
Hindi (Rajbhasha) Officers Single Phase
Interview

NICL AO Recruitment 2024 Exam Pattern

It is important for the candidates who are going to apply online for NICL AO Recruitment 2024 to know the detailed exam pattern for the NICL AO Examination, the types of questions to be asked in the examination, and other details to better prepare for the examination. NICL AO Exam Pattern for Prelims examination and mains examination is provided here.

NICL AO 2024 Prelims Exam Pattern

  1. There would be 100 MCQs for NICL AO Prelims Exam and the duration of the exam is 60 minutes (1 hour).
  2. A penalty of 0.25 marks for an incorrect answer is applicable.
  3. The objective test except on “English Language” will be bilingual (in English and Hindi).
NICL AO 2024 Prelims Exam Pattern
Name of Test No. of Questions Marks Duration
English Language 30 30 20 minutes
Reasoning Ability 35 35 20 minutes
Quantitative Aptitude 35 35 20 minutes
Total 100 100 60 minutes

NICL AO 2024 Mains Exam Pattern

There will be 250 MCQs for both Generalist and Specialist posts (except Hindi Officers) and a descriptive test of 30 marks. For generalist posts, there will be 5 sections namely Reasoning Ability, English Language, General Awareness, Computer Knowledge, and Quantitative Aptitude. For Specialist posts, an additional test to assess technical & professional knowledge in relevant discipline will be there. The duration for mains exam is 180 minutes.

NICL AO 2024 Mains Exam Pattern (Generalist)
Name of Test No. of Questions Marks Duration
Reasoning Ability 50 50 40 minutes
English Language 50 50 40 minutes
General Awareness 50 50 30 minutes
Computer Knowledge 50 50 30 minutes
Quantitative Aptitude 50 50 40 minutes
Total 250 250 180 minutes
NICL AO 2024 Mains Exam Pattern (Specialist)
Name of Test No. of Questions Marks Duration
Reasoning Ability 40 40 35 minutes
English Language 40 40 30 minutes
General Awareness 40 40 20 minutes
Computer Knowledge 40 40 25 minutes
Quantitative Aptitude 40 40 35 minutes
In the Special stream, an additional test to assess technical & professional knowledge in relevant discipline 50 100 35 minutes
Total 250 250 180 minutes

NICL AO Recruitment 2024 Salary

The initial Basic pay would be Rs. 50,925 /- in the scale of Rs.50925-2500(14)-85925-2710(4)-96765 and such other allowances as may be admissible under the rules in force from time to time in the company. Other benefits such as Pension under the New Pension scheme governed by PFRDA, Gratuity, LTS, Medical Benefits, Group Personal Accident Insurance etc. shall be as per rules in force in the Company at the time of appointment. Total emoluments will be approximately Rs. 85,000/- per month in Metropolitan Centres. 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.

NICL AO Salary Structure 2024
Parameters Details
Basic Pay Rs. 50,925 /-
Pay Scale Rs.50925-2500(14)-85925-2710(4)-96765
In-hand Salary Rs. 85,000/- per month

NICL AO Notification 2024- FAQs

Q1. Which posts are released through NICL AO Notification 2024?

Ans. NICL AO Notification 2024 pdf has been released for Administrative Officer-Scale 1 posts in various disciplines.

Q2. How many vacancies has been released for NICL AO Recruitment 2024?

Ans. This year 274 vacancies for Administrative Officer (Generalists and Specialist) posts in NICL has been announced along with NICL AO Notification 2024.

Q3. What is the age limit required for NICL AO Recruitment 2024?

Ans. To be eligible to apply online for NICL AO Recruitment 2024 candidates age should be between from 21 to 30 years for general category. Age relaxation for the reserved category will be provided as per government rules.

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