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 phase-i examination is scheduled to be held on 16th October 2021. For more details about NIACL 2021 Recruitment, go through the below section and know the NIACL AO Exam Date, notification, application fee, vacancy distribution, eligibility, important dates, exam pattern and more.

NIACL AO 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
OrganisationNew India Assurance
PostsAdministrative Officer (Generalist) Scale-I
Examination Mode Online
Phase-II Exam Date 04th December 2021
EligibilityGraduate/Post Graduate
Age Limit21 to 30 years
Selection ProcessPrelims-Mains-Interview
SalaryRs. 60,000/- per month

NIACL AO Exam Date 2021

NIACL has released a notice regarding the NIACL AO 2021 Phase-I Exam Date. As per the notice, the online examination for NIACL AO 2021 prelims exam is scheduled to be conducted on 24th September 2021. 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 2021 Exam Dates

Official Notification Release Date24th August 2021
NIACL AO Apply Online Begins01st September 2021
Last date to submit the application form21st September 2021
NIACL AO Admit Card 2021 4th October 2021 
NIACL AO Phase-I Online Examination16th October 2021
NIACL AO Result 202102nd November 2021
NIACL AO Prelims Score Card 202124th December 2021
NIACL AO Prelims Cut Off24th December 2021
NIACL AO Mains Admit Card16th November 2021
NIACL AO Phase-II Online Examination04th December 2021
NIACL AO Mains Result 202104th January 2022

NIACL AO 2021 Phase-II Mains Result Out

NIACL AO Mains Result has been released on 04th January 2022 for the candidates who are have appeared in the mains exam on 04th December 2021. NIACL AO Mains Cut Off & Score Card will be soon released. The candidates who appeared in Phase-II Round can check their result from the below link.

NIACL AO Mains Result 2021 Out- Click to Check

NIACL AO Prelims Score Card 2021 Out- Click to Check

NIACL AO Prelims Cut Off 2021 Out- Click to Check

NIACL AO 2021 Notification

The NIACL AO 2021 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 Notification 2021 PDF for AO posts has been published on the official website of New India Assurance and we have provided the direct links to download the official NIACL AO 2021 notification pdf below. 

NIACL AO 2021 Notification: Download English PDF

NIACL AO 2021 Notification: Download Hindi PDF

NIACL AO Apply Online 2021

NIACL AO Apply Online link is available from 01st September 2021 onwards on the official website 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.

Click for NIACL AO 2021 Apply Online [Link Active]

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.

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 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.

CategoryApplication Fee
General/OBCRs. 750/- 
SC/ST/PwD CategoryRs. 100/- 

NIACL AO 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
CategoryNIACL AO Vacancies
Total Vacancies300

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 2021 Exam Pattern

Let's have a look at the detailed NIACL AO Exam Pattern 2021

NIACL AO 2021 Exam Pattern- Prelims

1. The questions will be from three sections in NIACAL Preliminary Exam: English, Reasoning, and Numerical/Quantitative Aptitude. 

2. There will be a sectional timing of 20 minutes for each section. 

3. There will be 100 Multiple Choice Questions for 1 mark each. 

4. There will be a negative marking of ¼th mark for each incorrect answer.

S. No.Name of TestNo. of QuestionsMaximum MarksDuration
1.English Language303020 minutes
2.Reasoning Ability353520 minutes
3.Numerical Ability353520 minutes
 Total100100 60 minutes

NIACL AO 2021 Exam Pattern- Mains

1. The NIACL AO Mains Exam is divided into 2 sections: Objective & Descriptive type and the candidate have to pass each section separately. 

2. The duration of the Objective type paper will be 2 hours and for descriptive, it will be 30 minutes.

3. There will be 200 MCQ-type questions and 2 Essay/Letter Writing questions.

4. The descriptive test will be conducted in the English language only.  

5. There will be a negative marking of ¼th mark for each incorrect answer.

S. No.Name of the TestNo. of QuestionsMaximum MarksDuration
1.Reasoning Ability5050Composite time of 120 minutes
2.English Language5050
3.General Awareness5050
4.Quantitative Aptitude5050

Descriptive Test

The duration of 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 ExamMarks
Letter Writing10 marks
Essay Writing20 marks

Interview Process

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 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 LanguageQuantitaive AptitudeReasoning
Reading Comprehension
Cloze Test
Fill in the blanks
Multiple Meaning / Error Spotting
Paragraph Complete / Sentence Correction
Para jumbles
Ratio & Proportion, Percentage
Number Systems
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
Coded Inequalities
Seating Arrangement
Puzzle Tabulation
Logical Reasoning
Ranking/Direction/Alphabet Test
Data Sufficiency
Blood Relations
Alphanumeric Series 

Check Detailed NIACL AO Syllabus 2021 

NIACL AO 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.

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NIACL AO 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 favour 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.

Age Relaxation

CategoryAge Limit
SC/ST5 years
OBC3 years
Persons with Benchmark Disabilities10 years
Ex-ServicemenThe actual period of service rendered in the Defence forces + 3 years, maximum upto the age of 45 years
Disabled Ex-Servicemen Relaxation up to the age of 45 years 

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 Result 2021- Click Here

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 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

CategoryNIACL AO (Generalist) Cut-off

NIACL AO (Generalist) Section-Wise Cut Off

SectionsSC/ST/PwD Cut-offGENERAL Cut-off
English Language10.7514
Quantitative Aptitude7.2510.75

Check NIACL AO Previous Year Cut Off   

NIACL AO 2021 Exam Centres

As mentioned in the notification, the Prelims Exam will be held at the following centres. 

NIACL AO 2021 Prelims Exam Centres
Andaman & Nicobar
  • Port Blair
Andhra Pradesh
  • Chirala
  • Guntur
  • Hyderabad
  • Kakinada
  • Kurnool
  • Nellore
  • Rajahmundry
  • Tirupati
  • Vijaywada
  • Vishakhapatnam
  • Vizianagaram
Arunachal Pradesh
  • Itanagar/Naharlagun
  • Dibrugarh
  • Guwahati
  • Jorhat
  • Silchar
  • Tezpur
  • Arrah
  • Aurangabad
  • Bhagalpur
  • Darbhanga
  • Gaya,
  • Muzzafarpur
  • Patna
  • Purnea
  • Chandigarh/Mohali
  • Bhilai
  • Bilaspur
  • Raipur
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
  • Daman & Diu
  • Delhi
  • Faridabad
  • Ghaziabad
  • Greater Noida
  • Gurgaon
  • Panaji
  • Ahmedabad
  • Anand
  • Gandhinagar
  • Mehsana,
  • Rajkot
  • Surat
  • Vadodara
  • Ambala
  • Hissar
  • Karnal
  • Kurukshetra
  • Panipat
  • Yamuna-Nagar
Himachal Pradesh
  • Hamirpur
  • Kangra
  • Kullu
  • Mandi
  • Shimla
  • Solan
  • Una
Jammu & Kashmir
  • Jammu, Srinagar, Samba
  • Bokaro
  • Dhanbad
  • Hazaribagh
  • Jamshedpur
  • Ranchi
  • Belgaum
  • Bengaluru
  • Gulbarga
  • Hubli
  • Mangalore
  • Mysore
  • Shimoga
  • Udipi
  • Alappuzha
  • Kannur
  • Kochi
  • Kollam
  • Kottayam
  • Kozhikode
  • Malappuram
  • Palakkad
  • Thiruvananthpuram
  • Thrichur
Madhya Pradesh
  • Bhopal
  • Gwalior
  • Indore
  • Jabalpur
  • Sagar
  • Satna
  • Ujjain
  • Amaravati
  • Aurangabad
  • Chandrapur
  • Dhule
  • Jalgaon
  • Kolhapur
  • Latur
  • Mumbai/Thane/ NaviMumbai
  • Nagpur
  • Nanded
  • Nasik
  • Pune
  • Ratnagiri
  • Imphal
  • Shillong
  • Aizwal
  • Kohima
  • Balasore
  • Berhampur(Ganjam)
  • Bhubaneshwar
  • Cuttack
  • Dhenkanal
  • Rourkela
  • Sambalpur
  • Puducherry
  • Amritsar
  • Bhatinda
  • Jalandhar
  • Ludhiana
  • Mohali
  • Pathankot
  • Patiala
  • Ajmer
  • Alwar
  • Bikaner
  • Jaipur
  • Jodhpur
  • Kota
  • Sikar
  • Udaipur
  • Gangtok-Bardang
Tamil Nadu
  • Chennai
  • Coimbatore
  • Madurai
  • Nagercoil
  • Salem
  • Thanjavur
  • Thiruchirapalli
  • Tirunelvell
  • Vellore
  • Hyderabad
  • Karimnagar
  • Khammam
  • Warangal
  • Agartala
Uttar Pradesh
  • Agra
  • Aligarh
  • Prayagraj(Allahabad)
  • Bareilly
  • Gorakhpur
  • Jhansi
  • Kanpur
  • Lucknow
  • Mathura
  • Meerut
  • Moradabad
  • Muzaffarnagar
  • Varanasi
  • Dehradun
  • Haldwani
  • Roorkee
West Bengal
  • Asansol
  • Greater Kolkata
  • Hooghly
  • Kalyani
  • Kolkata
  • Siliguri

NIACL Preparation

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.

NIACL AO 2021: FAQ's

Ans. The candidates will be selected for NIACL AO vacancies through Prelims, Mains, & Interview round.

Ans. Yes, The mains online examination of NIACL AO Recruitment 2021 has been scheduled for 04th December 2021.

Ans. A total of 300 vacancies has been announced for Administrative Officer (Generalist) posts in NIACL.

Ans. The online registration starts for NIACL online application from 1st to 21st September 2021.

Ans. NIACL read out as New India Assurance Company Limited.

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