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    NIACL (New India Assurance) will conduct exams to recruit the candidates for the post of AO (Administrative Officer Generalists & Specialists). NIACL is one of the leading global insurance groups with offices and branches all over India. The notification for NIACL AO 2019 has been released on December 05, 2018 with a total of 312 vacancies. The exam for NIACL AO will be conducted in 2 phases and finally, the Interview process will be conducted to recruit the eligible candidates for the post of AO. The candidates should clear both the phases to get selected for the interview process of NIACL AO 2019.

    The Phase-I exam was conducted on January 30, 2019. The exam was conducted in 2 slots and thousands of candidates appeared for the exam. Following is the exam pattern for NIACL AO 2019:

    Sections Number of questions Total marks Time duration
    English Language 30 30 20 minutes
    Reasoning Ability 35 35 20 minutes
    Quantitative Aptitude 35 35 20 minutes
    Total 100 100 60 minutes

    The AO Prelims exam was a computer-based online test and had a total of 100 questions with 1 mark each hence summing up to a total of 100 marks. There were sectional timings for AO exam. In order to complete each section, 20 minutes were given. The total time duration for the exam is 60 minutes (1 Hour).

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    Analysis of NIACL AO Prelims exam Slot-1:

    The analysis for each slot is given both overall and section-wise.  The level of the exam was easy to moderate for both the shifts. Following is the exam analysis:

    English Language:

    Topics

    Number of questions

    Sentence rearrangement 05
    Words usage 03
    Reading comprehension ( Based on Insurance) 07
    Cloze test (the activity of humans that affect the environment) 05
    Single Filers 05
    Error spotting 05
    Total 30

    Reasoning Ability:

    Topics

    Number of questions

    Coding- decoding 05
    Linear Arrangements (persons in North-south direction) 03
    Puzzles  (box based puzzles, floor-based puzzles) 10
    Syllogism 05
    Direction 02
    Inequality 05
    Square arrangements 05
    Total 35

    Quantitative Ability:

    Topics

    Number of questions

    Simplification 05
    Caselet 05
    Wrong number series 05
    Data interpretation (Line and graph-based) 10
    Application sums 10
    Total 35

    Overall Analysis of Slot- 1:

    Sections Good Attempts Difficulty Level
    English Language 20-22 Easy- Moderate
    Reasoning Ability 22-27 Easy- Moderate
    Quantitative Ability 17-22 Tricky & Moderate
    Total 62-70 Moderate

    Analysis of NIACL AO Prelims exam Slot-2:

    English Language:

    Topics Number of questions
    Words exchange 06
    Sentence rearrangements 05
    Single Filers 06
    Reading comprehension 08
    Error spotting 05
    Total 30

    Reasoning Ability:

    Topics

    Number of questions

    Puzzles

    Rank based- 02

    Days based- 05

    Color based- 05

    12
    Coding- decoding 05
    Syllogism 05
    Circular arrangements (People facing outside and inside) 05
    Inequality 05
    Blood relation 03
    Total 35

    Quantitative Aptitude:

    Topics

    Number of questions

    Quadratic equation 05
    Date interpretation (Table based and Bar graph) 10
    Application sums 10
    Caselet 05
    Missing number series 05
    Total 35

    Overall Analysis of slot- 2:

    Sections Good Attempts Difficulty Level
    English Language 21-25 Easy- Moderate
    Reasoning Ability 24-27 Easy- Moderate
    Quantitative Ability 20-24 Moderate
    Total 70-75 Moderate

    The candidates who clear the Prelims exam will be allowed to appear for the Phase- 2 exams. The main exam for NIACL AO will be held on March 02, 2019.

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