NIACL Recruitment Exam Pattern

Exam Pattern of The New India Assurance Company Ltd. Recruitment 2021

The selection process will consist of on-line test (Preliminary & Main Examination). Candidates qualifying in the Main Examination will be further shortlisted for Regional Language Test before the final selection.

Tier I: Preliminary Examination:-

Tier I: Preliminary Examination (Online Objective Test) for 100 marks, would be of one-hour duration and will consist of 3 sections as follows:-

S.No.Name of TestNo. of QuestionsMarksDuration
1 Test of English Language 30 30 20 minutes
2 Test of Reasoning 35 35 20 minutes
3 Test of Numerical Ability 35 35 20 minutes
  TOTAL 100 100  

The questions in objective tests, except for the test of English Language, will be made available in English & Hindi. Candidates will have to qualify in each test by security passing marks to be decided by the Company. Adequate number of candidates state-wise and category-wise as decided by the Company will be shortlisted for the Tier II- Main Examination.

Tier II- Main Examination:-

The structure of Main Examination (Online objective test) will be as follows:- 

S.No.Name of TestNo. of QuestionsMarksDuration
1 Test of Reasoning 40 50 Composite Time 120 minutes
2 Test of English Language 40 50
3 Test of General Awareness 40 50
4 Computer Knowledge 40 50
5 Test of Numerical Ability 40 50
  TOTAL 200 250  
Total marks obtained as above shall be proportionately reduced to a base of 35 marks
  • Main Examination will consist of Online Test for 250 marks to be conducted in duration of 120 minutes.
  • The question in objective tests except for the test of English Language, will to be made available in English & Hindi.
  • Each candidates will be required to obtain a minimum total score (as decided by the Company) in the main examination.
  • Candidates qualifying in the Online Main Examination will be shortlisted and called for Regional Language Test, Before final selection. No separate marks will be awarded for Regional Language Test. This test will be only qualifying nature.
  • Final selection will be made on the basis of performance in the online Main examination subject to qualifying the Regional Language Test. Merely satisfying the eligibility norms do not entitle a candidate to be called for online examination & Regional Language Test.
  • In case of equal marks scored by the last two or more candidates in the merit list, the candidates senior most in age will be shortlisted for further process of recruitment.

The Final Merit List state  wise and category wise shall be prepared in descending order of the marks secured by the candidates in the Online Main Examination subject to qualifying the Regional Language Test. Candidates who fall within the number of vacancies in the merit list shall be considered for appointment subject to Medical Fitness. Candidates will   be intimated of the same through the Company’s website. The candidates are requested to check the website regularly.

A contingency List of candidates may also be prepared and may be utilized in the event of non-acceptance of employment offer by the candidates selected in the final merit list.

Regional Language Test

Candidates shortlisted  in the online Main examination will subsequently  be called for Regional Language Test to be conducted by the Company, at select centres. The name and address of the Centre, time & date of this test will be informed  to the shortlisted candidates on our website.

Candidates are required  to download their call letters for the Regional Language Test from the company’s website. Please note that any request regarding change in date, time, centre etc. will not be entertained. However, the Company reserves the right to change the date/secretion, under unforeseen circumstances, if any.

The Regional Language Test will be of qualifying nature only. No Scores will be allotted for the same.

The score obtained by the candidates in the Online Main Examination will be considered while arriving at the final ranking subject to their qualifying the Regional Language Test. Candidate should be sufficiently high in the merit list to be shortlisted for subsequent recruitment process.

Please note that candidates will not be permitted to appear for the online examination without the following documents:
  • Valid Call Letter for the respective date and session of Examination
  • Photo- identity proof (as specified) in original bearing the same name and other information as it appears on call letter/ application form and
  • Photocopy of the above photo-identity proof (as detailed below)


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