How to Prepare for GIC Assistant Manager Scale-1 Officer Exam


General Insurance Corporation of India (GIC) will conduct the written exam for the posts of GIC Assistant Manager (Scale-I) on May 9, 2021 (Afternoon Shift). Nowadays competition level has become very high so Competitive exams get tougher to crack. Candidates face a critical problem of “What to prepare” and “How to prepare” to give their best in their exams. So, here in this article, we are providing the GIC Assistant Manager latest syllabus, exam pattern, and some important points to remember.

Exam NameGIC Recruitment 2021
Name of OrganizationGeneral Insurance Corporation of India
PostsAssistant Manager
No. of Vacancies44 Post
Application ModeOnline Mode
Mode of ExamPhase I- Online Test- OnlinePhase-II- Group Discussion and Interview -Offline
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GIC Assistant Manager Exam Pattern 

Every applicant must be aware of the GIC Assistant Manager exam pattern and exam syllabus to make their preparation simpler and easier. For the candidate’s reference, we mentioned the GIC Assistant Manager exam pattern, subjects, marks allocation, time required, negative marking details in the below section.

GIC Assistant Manager Exam Pattern for the Written Exam is as Follows:-

Section Subject No. Of QuestionsMarks
Part ATechnical and professional knowledge in the relevant Discipline4040
Part BTest of Reasoning2020
Test of Numerical Ability & Computer Literacy1515
Test of English Language with special emphasis on grammar and vocabulary2525
General Awareness1520
Part CTest in the English Language – Essay, precis, and Comprehension0330
  • Part A & B will be of Subjective Type and Part C will be of Subjective Type
  • Questions will be in the MCQ form for Part A & B
  • The total number of Questions in this Exam will be 123
  • Maximum Marks for this Exam will be 150 marks
  • Total test timing 150 minutes, 30 minutes for PART A- Objective, 60 minutes for Part B objective, and 60 minutes for Part C (descriptive)
  • Minimum qualifying marks in the online test –60% for General & OBC and 50% for SC /ST
  • Minimum qualifying marks for the overall selection process(online test, GD, and Interview)–60% for General & OBC and 50% for SC /ST

GIC Assistant Manager Syllabus

  • Reasoning: Focus on Comprehension Reasoning, Venn Diagrams, Number Series, Coding and de-coding, Problem Solving Techniques, Statement & Conclusion type questions, arithmetic reasoning, arithmetical number series, non-verbal series, syllogistic reasoning, Seating Arrangements, Statement & Conclusion, Statement & course of action, Statement & Arguments, Cause & effect, Arguments & Assumption, Assertion-Reason, Decision Making
  • English Language: Mainly Focus on the topics like Synonyms, Antonyms,  Sentence Error, Sentence correction, fill in the blanks, Comprehension & Cloze Test, etc.
  • Numerical Ability: Questions will be asked from Simplification, Average, Percentage, Time & Work, Area, profit & Loss, Simple & Compound Interest, Time & Speed, Investment, HCF LCM, Problem On Ages, Bar Graph, Pictorial Graph, Pie Chart. Date Interpretation is the section that has to be focused on
  • General Awareness: Questions will be asked from Indian Current Events, Banking, General Science, General Knowledge. The focus will be mainly on Current affairs of National & International news, Important dates, Current Science, Technology, Sports & Culture & Banking Sector. Some questions from Marketing can come in the exam
  • Computer Literacy: Basic of Computers, Computer Organization, Generations of computer, Input & Output Device, Shortcuts & Basic knowledge MS word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, Memory Orientation, Internet, LAN, WAN, Modem, Computer Abbreviations, Modern day Technology. Remember shortcut Tricks of MS Word, MS Excel & Computer Abbreviations

GIC Assistant Manager Important Points to remember

  • There is a negative marking for wrong answers marked by the candidates in objective tests. For every wrong answer marked, 0.25 marks of the marks assigned to the question will be deducted.
  • Read the instructions carefully. Attempt all the questions and don’t leave any of your answers incomplete.
  • Divide your time wisely between all of the questions that need to be answered
  • Understand the Descriptive exam pattern, including how much time and marks it takes, as well as the sections it covers, such as essay, precis, comprehension, and others
  • Examine previous year’s GIC descriptive exam reviews to get a sense of the types of questions that were asked
  • If you have the option to choose between the topics, always mention the name of the topic you will be writing about
  • Cooking stories is a bad idea. Your response should be direct and relevant to the topic
  • Make sure your spelling and grammar are correct. If you don’t have a good writing style, try to fill your answer with relevant facts and information
  • The content should flow smoothly, which means it should be well-structured
  • Make an effort to answer all of the questions. Don’t try to cram too much information into one question at the expense of others. Your total score will be calculated from all questions you have attempted, regardless of how good one or the other answer is, so if you miss one, your overall score will be affected gradually.
  • Try to keep your response within the word limit. Don’t make your writing too short or too long

GIC Assistant Manager Online Course

ixamBee is offering GIC Assistant Manager (General) Online course based on the exam pattern and major key highlights of the exam. GIC Assistant Manager (General) Online Course Consists of:

  • 400+ Video Lessons covering the whole syllabus of the GIC Assistant Manager General exam
  • 150+ Study Notes in PDF format wherever required for easy learning and quick revision
  • 150+ Difficulty Based chapter tests/section Tests comprising of Questions divided into Easy, Moderate, and High Levels
  • 7 Full-Length Practice Tests for GIC Assistant Manager (General) Part A and Part B exam
  • 5 Descriptive Mock Tests for GIC Assistant Manager (General) Part C exam
  • 10000+ practice questions in form of Chapter Tests, Section Tests, and Mock Tests are provided wherever required
  • Live Classes every week for guidance and doubt clarification with the subject experts
  • Guidance for the Interview Round

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