NIACL Administrative Officer

Highlights 2021

The New India Assurance Company Ltd. or NIACL is one of the leading insurance companies in India. NIACL recruits eligible candidates every year to the post of Administrative Officer (AO). NIACL gives the opportunity to candidates by releasing the vacancies for Administrative Officer under the categories of Generalists & Specialists. The post is on an all-India basis which means a candidate can be posted anywhere in India after the selection. The NIACL AO recruitment for the year 2021 has finally been released for the post of Generalists (Scale 1). The NIACL AO Prelims exam is expected to be held in the third week of October. Stay updated with all the latest changes so that you do not miss any important updates.

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NIACL AO (Administrative officer) Exam 2021 Highlights

Conducting BodyNew India Assurance Company Limited
Official Website
Name of the Post Administrative Officers
Mode of Exam Online

3 Stages-

  • Phase 1- (Preliminary)
  • Phase 2- (Main)
  • Phase 3- (Interview)
Maximum marks & Time duration
  • Phase 1- 100 marks, 60 minutes
  • Phase 2-
    • • Paper 1- 200 marks, 150 minutes
      (2 hour 30 minutes)
    • • Paper 2 (Descriptive) - 30 marks, 30 minutes
  • Phase 3- Interview weightage (ratio) 75:25
Online registration and payment of application fees September 01, 2021 to September 21, 2021
(both dates inclusive)
Phase- I Online Examination (Objective) October 2021 (tentative)
Phase-II Online Examination (Objective + Descriptive) November 2021 (tentative)
Vacancies 300 (More Details)
Official Notification PDF Click Here

Notification 2021

The NIACL AO notification 2021 is finally out which was awaited by most of the aspirants who have been preparing for government job exams. NIACL AO is a good chance to enter the Insurance industry which provides job security and enough perks and benefits while being a good-paying job. Due to all these reasons, a number of aspirants await this recruitment every year. A good number of vacancies have been released this year. The NIACL AO Phase 1 is expected to be held in the third week of October. The online registration will start from Sept 01, 2021, and will close on Sept 21, 2021. The official notification contains complete details regarding the eligibility, pattern, dates, etc. 

Exam Pattern 2021

All those who wish to apply for the upcoming exam should take note of the NIACL AO exam pattern in detail which is needed if you want to prepare a good preparation plan. The selection process of AO consists of three main phases:

  • Phase 1: Prelims (objective)
  • Phase 2: Mains (objective & descriptive)
  • Phase 3: Interview

NIACL AO Mains for Generalists also contains a descriptive test to test the knowledge of the English Language. The objective test will carry 200 marks for 200 questions. Candidates should go through the complete exam pattern to know about other details such as the exam language and marking scheme.

Eligibility Criteria 2021

The official notification of NIACL AO has been released and the first step should be to check the NIACL AO eligibility criteria 2021. Checking the eligibility criteria is of utmost importance else wrong application may lead to the cancellation of your candidature. A candidate who wishes to apply for NIACL AO should possess certain qualifications failing which you will be disqualified from the examination process. A good number of vacancies have been released this time. Before applying for the exam, you should check the educational qualificationage criteria, and age relaxation also.

Educational Qualification

It is extremely important for a candidate to look at the educational qualification for the desired post. To apply for the post of Generalist, a candidate is required to at least have a Bachelor’s degree from a recognized university with at least 60% marks. The basic educational criteria required for the NIACL AO Generalist post is:

PostEducational Qualification (As on September 30, 2021)
AO (Administrative officer)
  • 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.

Exam Dates 2021

While preparing for an exam, it is extremely necessary to keep a note of all the important dates related to the exam. The official notification includes the complete NIACL AO exam calendar in which all the information related to exam dates, application process date, closure of the application process will be given. NIACL has also released a list of exam centres where the online exam will be conducted. The NIACL AO Prelims is expected to be held in the third week of October. Check out all the details below.

NIACL AO (Administrative officer) 2021 Exam Dates

Online registration and payment of application fees September 01, 2021 to September 21, 2021
(both dates inclusive)
Phase-I Online Examination (Objective) October 2021 (tentative)
Phase-II Online Examination (Objective + Descriptive) November 2021 (tentative)
Result of Online exam – Preliminary To be notified
Download of Call letter for Online exam – Main To be notified
Declaration of Result of Online Main Examination To be notified


The NIACL AO exam notification has been released. To start with, it is extremely important to take note of the NIACL AO exam syllabus in detail which will help you in drafting the preparation plan. Once you have acquainted yourself with the syllabus, it would be prudent to look out for good study material too. Taking cues from the past exam/s, you can search for NIACL AO good books along with trustworthy online resources.


One of the reasons why NIACL AO is preferred by a lot of young individuals, looking to make their career in the insurance sector is that along with the job security, NIACL AO salary structure is very attractive. The NIACL AO salary comes around Rs 60,000 in a metro city. NIACL also facilitates its Administrative Officers with various allowances. Besides this, the NIACL AO job profile is also very dynamic and full of opportunities. 

AO (Administrative officer)
  • Basic Pay - Rs. 32,795
  • Grade Pay - Rs32795-1610(14)-55335-1745(4)-62315
  • In Hand Salary - Rs.60,000/- p.m.(Approx.)

Previous Year Cut-off

To prepare well for an exam, it is essential to know the in and out of it. For those who are beginners, knowing every detail related to the NIACL AO 2021 exam will help you in forming a basic idea of the exam. Besides the exam pattern and syllabus, the NIACL AO exam cut-off is also an important detail that needs to be noted. It gives you a good idea of the NIACL Administrative Officer exam. Thus it is extremely necessary to take note of it. Also, NIACL AO previous year cutoff will help you in getting aware of the question level of the exam.

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Free Mock Test

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Frequently Asked Questions


When will the NIACL AO 2021 Phase 1 be conducted?


The NIACL AO Phase 1 or Prelims is expected to be conducted in the month of October.


How many phases will be there in the selection process of NIACL AO?


The selection process of NIACL AO will consist of three phases: Prelims, Mains & Interview.


What is the maximum age upto which a candidate can apply for NIACL AO post?


Uptil now, NIACL has fixed 30 years as the maximum age limit for the post of AO.


When was the last exam for NIACL AO conducted?


The last exam was conducted in the year 2018 and is expected to happen this year.


Will there be no interview in NIACL AO selection process?


Yes. There will be an interview after the NIACL AO Mains.


Is the NIACL AO exam bilingual?


Yes. All the sections except English Language in Prelims & Mains both will be available in both English and Hindi.


Will there be a penalty for wrong answers in the NIACL AO exam?


Yes, both the phases of NIACL AO exam will have a negative marking of one-fourth marks assigned to a question, on every incorrect response.