NICL Assistant Exam 2013 – Syllabus & Pattern

NICL(National Insurance Company) Syllabus and Patterns of exam for Assistants Recruitment. This year onward there is a combined exam for recruitment of assistants with all the general Insurance companies i.e. National Insurance Co.Ltd, Oriental Insurance Co.Ltd, The New India Assurance Co. Ltd, United India Insurance Co. Ltd.

There will be a combined written exam for the recruitment of Assistants with following subjects. Written exam conducted will be an objective test. There will be 5 subject section in written exam for NICL :

Reasoning 50
English Language 50
Numerical Ability 50
General Awareness 50
Computer Knowledge 50

They have unique scoring criteria based on the total score of the candidates in all the subject together i.e. 250 marks the actual score will be taken on scale of 35. Total Marks obtained shall be proportionately reduced to a base of 35 marks (A).

Interview will be held for 15 marks, total score will be calculated on Scale of 50.


Duration of Objective Test 120 minutes

Candidates have to qualify in the Computer Proficiency Test for final selection. No separate marks will be awarded for Computer Proficiency Test.

The questions in objective tests, except for the test of English Language, will be printed bilingual i.e. English & Hindi.

There will be negative marks for wrong answers in the Objective tests. 1/4th marks will be deducted for each wrong answer

Question asked in the exam are average type as like Bank’s exam or IBPS. Practice the Set of IBPS or other banking exam.

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    what includes General awarness

    • Raj

      current affairs and general knowledge

  • Sonu Yadav

    nicl me 250 questions ke liye keval 120 minutes hi kyon?

  • Sonu Yadav

    nicl main 250 questions ke liye keval 120 minutes hi kyon?

  • anju

    i have prblm in prep. of english section so pls gave me suggestion that how can i improve it.

    • AKASH

      develop a habit of reading books, magazines , newspaper. and refer english grammar book by "wren and martin"..!! try to communicate in english with others.. these are certain tips which will help you in improving your english..GOOD LUCK !!

    • riki

      u shud read daily nwspapr nd also read basic eng grmr..

  • Bharath

    Sir, Does General awareness include Current affairs… And only reasoning, no aptitude.!!!???? Plz reply…..

  • sunny

    pls upload model paper of nicl xam

  • Shivam

    is it restriction to qualify each section(reasnoning, eng, N.A. , comp., GA ) like bank exams ?