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Administrative Officers (AO) in National Insurance Company (NIC)

  
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The Administrative Officers (AO) in National Insurance Company is considered in the Scale I cadre.  The nature of work of an AO comprises of routine administrative duties like supervision of insurance policies, settling insurance claims, routine office administration etc depending on their posting.

The candidates seeking career in the field of Insurance sector as administrative officer (AO) may go through the following information. It may be assist you!

Application mode

Candidates should apply through On-Line mode only. No other means/mode of application will be accepted.

Application Fee (Non-Refundable) :

 The application fees / intimation charges is a subject to change. As per recent recruitment notification the application fees was:

  • For SC/ST/ PWD Candidates : Rs. 150/- plus service charges.
  • For all Other Candidates except SC/ST/ PWD candidates : Rs.450/- plus service charges.

Eligibility

Age : A candidate must be minimum 21 years and the maximum 30 years of age. There are relaxations in upper age limit.

Educational : For Generalist Stream, a candidate must possess the minimum qualification of a degree in any discipline from a recognized University OR any equivalent qualification recognized as such by Central Government.

For specialist stream a candidate must possess the minimum qualification of Degree in the relevant discipline from a recognized University OR any equivalent qualification recognized as such by Central Government:

The minimum Educational Qualifications required for various disciplines are:-

  • Finance : Chartered Accountant (ICAI)/ Cost Accountant (ICWA)/ M.Com./B.Com. with MBA (Finance).
  • Marketing : Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline plus MBA with specialization in Marketing from any University/Institute.
  • Engineering : B.Tech/B.E in any Engineering branch.
  • Automobile Engineering : B.E./B.Tech. in Engineering with specialization in Automobile Engineering OR Graduate in Mechanical Engineering with PG Diploma (at least one year duration) in Automobile Engineering.
  • Information Technology : B. Tech / B.E in Information Technology / Computer Science
  • Agriculture Specialist : Bachelor’s Degree in Agricultural Science.
  • Librarian : Bachelor’s Degree in Library Science.
  • Legal : Graduate in Law.
  • Generalist : Graduate in any stream.

Selection Procedure

The candidates who are shortlisted in the written test will have to appear for the Interview. National Insurance Company Limited would coordinate the written examination, thereafter; Interview for the short-listed candidates would be conducted by each Company in their respective zones where their Head Office is situated (except in certain cases).

Syllabus / Exam Pattern

The written test for Administrative officer (AO) exam will be both Objective & Descriptive type. The structure of written test is given below:

For Generalist

S.No. Name of the Test Type of Test Maximum Marks Medium of Exam Duration
1. Test of Reasoning Objective 25 English/Hindi

 

 

180 Minutes

2. Test of English Language Objective 25 English
3. Test of General Awareness Objective 25 English/Hindi
4. Test of Numerical Ability & Computer Literacy Objective 25 English/Hindi
5. Test in English language comprising of : Essay, Précis & Comprehension Descriptive 50 English
Total   150  

For Specialist

S.No. Name of the Test Type of Test Maximum Marks Medium of Exam Duration
1. Test of Reasoning Objective 20 English/Hindi

 

 

180 Minutes

2. Test of English Language Objective 20 English
3. Test of General Awareness Objective 20 English/Hindi
4. Test of Numerical Ability & Computer Literacy Objective 20 English/Hindi
5. In Specialist stream, an additional test to assess technical and professional knowledge in the relevant discipline Objective 20 English/Hindi
6. Test in English language comprising of: Essay, Précis & Comprehension Descriptive 50 English
Total   150  

Note:

1. For both Generalist & Specialist English Descriptive Test answer booklets will only be evaluated of those candidates who qualify in the objective type of tests. The various qualifying cut-off percentage will be at the discretion of the Company.

2. There will be negative marks for wrong answer in objective test. 1/4th of the allotted marks will be deducted for each wrong answer.

Emoluments & Benefits :

The basic pay of an Administrative officer (AO) is Rs. 17, 240/- and other admissible allowance as applicable. In Metropolitan cities an AO gets the CTC approximately to Rs. 5.10 lacs per annum.

Perks of AO :

  • Pension under New Pension Scheme governed by PFRDA
  • Gratuity
  • LTS
  • Medical Benefits
  • Group Personal Accident and Group Savings Linked Insurance Scheme (GSLI) as per rules
  • Leased accommodation as per norms

Guarantee Bond

Before joining as probationer, the selected candidates will be required to give an undertaking to serve the Company for a minimum period of four years including probationary period. In the event of their resigning from the Company before the expiry of the bond period, they will be liable to pay liquidated damages equivalent to one year’s gross salary paid to them during the year of probation which could be proportionately reduced depending on the length of service rendered.

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Administrative Officers (AO) in National Insurance Company (NIC)
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