NIACL Assistant Exam 2022: Latest News, Eligibility, Salary & Vacancy

September 8, 2022

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NIACL is the largest nationalized general insurance company in India. Sir Dobarji Tata established NIACL in 1919. This was later acquired in 1973 and now it is under the ownership of the Government of India. Besides, it is regulated by the Ministry of Finance. Also, the headquarter of NIACL is based in Mumbai.  The current CEO of the company is Atul Sahai. Especially, this is the only Indian general insurance company to achieve A- rating by AM Best.

About NIACL Assistant examination 2021

NIACL Assistant exam is arranged once every year. Through this exam, the NIACL authority recruits Class III Cadres. Similarly, the number of vacancies is different every year. The available vacancies are approximately around 700 and the recruitment process is conducted online. The recruitment process is a two-tier examination.

  1. Online prelims exam
  2. Online main exam

The Candidates need to appear for the online preliminary exam. Besides, the shortlisted candidates will have to appear for the online mains exam. Finally, the successful candidates will get provisional allotment based on their performance in the mains examination.  After passing the mains exam, the candidates have to appear for the language test. This is conducted to check whether the candidate is fluent in the official language of the state/UT. However, the aspirants are provisionally allotted based on the vacancies.

NIACL Assistant 2021 examination news

The official notification for NIACL Assistant 2021 cycle is not released yet. In general, the registration link is activated after the official notification. The Candidates can themselves and follow the procedures mentioned over here for registration. Finally, after the successful submission of the application form, the candidates must download the same along with payment invoices for future requirements.

For further information, candidates can contact the examination helpdesk numbers: 022-22708100 and 022-22708400. Once the notification is released, candidates can check it on the official website. Also, they can download the notification in PDF format.

NIACL Assistant 2021examination dates

DATES TO KEEP IN MIND FOR NIACL Assistant 2021 Exam Related Incidents Announced Dates NIACL Assistant official notification Not yet announced NIACL Online Registration and application starts Not yet announced NIACL Online Registration and Application ends Not yet announced Payment for the application form Not yet announced Download NIACL assistant online prelims call letter Not yet announced NIACL Assistant Online prelims exam Not yet announced Result of NIACL Assistant online prelims exam Not yet announced Download NIACL Assistant Online mains call letter Not yet announced NIACL Assistant online main exam Not yet announced Final result declaration (main) Not yet announced Language test Not yet announced Provisional Allotment Not yet announced

Exam dates for the NIACL Assistant 2021:

The dates for NIACL Assistant 2021 are not available as of now. Also, the authority will release the official notifications soon and the dates will be notified. Moreover, the notification can be expected to release around December 2021. This expectation is based on the previous years’ trends.

Generally, the recruitment process takes up to five months. The procedures might take longer due to the pandemic.

NIACL Assistant Eligibility Criteria

The Candidates need to fulfill both educational and general criteria to register themselves for the NIACL recruitment process.

  1. Age limit for the NIACL Assistant 2021 exam :

The Candidates must have completed 21 years of age to be eligible for this examination.  Additionally, the categories of age relaxation are discussed below.

 Relaxation of Upper age limit

Sr. No.CategoryAge relaxation
1Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe5 years
2Other Backward Classes (Non-Creamy Layer)3 years
3Persons With Disabilities10 years
4Ex-Servicemen / Disabled Ex-Servicemen3 year (maximum age limit of 45)
5Widows and divorced women who have not remarried5 years
6Jammu and Kashmir  candidates (domiciled from 01.01.1980 to 31.12.1989)5 years
7Existing Employees of NIACL ( details will be available on official notification)5        years
  1. Educational Qualifications:
  • The candidate must be a graduate of any recognized University.
  • Final year students can also register for the recruitment process. They have to assure that they can produce themselves as graduates at the time of interview.
  • Also, the Candidate must have general English as a subject in their syllabus of Higher/Secondary Graduation. Moreover, they must possess the documents which will support the fact.
  • Finally, the ability to read, write and speak with fluency in any one of the Official Languages is recommended.

Nationality / Citizenship:

The candidate must be a citizen of India and must have identity proof for the same. There are separate regulations for those who do not have any proof. However, the details of these regulations will be available on the official notification.

NIACL Assistant 2021 Exam Syllabus:

NIACL authority does not publish any specific syllabus for the exam. Only the exam pattern is available in the notification. In general, there are some suggestions according to the previous question papers.

The preliminary exam has three sections.

  • English Language
  • Reasoning Ability and
  • Quantitative Aptitude

The question paper has 100 questions and thus each question carries one mark.

Apart from this, the NIACL Assistant 2021 mains exam has five sections.

  • English Language
  • Reasoning Ability
  • Quantitative Aptitude
  • General Awareness and
  • Computer Ability

The total allotted score is 250. Moreover, some of the questions carry two marks and the rest carries one mark each.

The questions come from various topics under these subjects.

NIACL Assistant 2021examination application fee

The application fee for NIACL Assistant 2021 is paid online. Importantly, the charges paid once are not eligible for return. Indeed, there are different amounts for different categories of applicants. Also, the Bank transaction charges are not the same for every bank. Thus, the candidates need to pay those charges separately.  Overall, here are the details for the NIACL Assistant application fee.

    Application fee (including Intimation Charges and GST)CategoryAmount (including intimation charges and GST)
SC, ST, PWBD, Ex-ServicemenRs. 100
General and OBCRs. 600

How to apply for NIACL Assistant 2021 Examination

Obviously, only online applications will be accepted for the NIACL Assistants 2021 recruitment process. In addition, the Candidates must submit their application form and complete the payment within the given time.

The process for NIACL Assistant online registration is divided into three steps.

  1. Registration and Application
  2. Payment for the application
  3. Uploading the scanned copy of required documents

To conclude, all the above-mentioned processes should be completed for a successful registration.

Registration and Application:

  1. First and foremost, visit the official website of NIACL. The official website is www. new
  2. Following that, click on the registration link to get the application form.
  3. You need to register by filling up the required details such as Name, Email ID, Contact number, etc.
  4. Subsequently, an official message is sent to your email/ Message box regarding the successful registration.
  5. You need to log in by using that registration number and password.
  6. Similarly, the next step is to fill up the required details, which includes educational qualification and general details about the candidate.
  7. You can also make multiple attempts to fill up the form.
  8. To save the previously filled-up details, click on the button “Save and Next”. Moreover, you can re-login with the same registration number and password.
  9. Likewise, save every detail which you are providing. Ensure that, before moving on to the next segment of the application form.
  10. Finally, check the details thoroughly because there is no chance for correction in the application form after the final submission.
  11. After checking the details and modifying the data (if necessary), you need to click on the “final submit” tab.

Payment for the NIACL Assistant 2021 application:

  1. Firstly, check your web connection to ensure that the transaction process is smooth.
  2. You can make the payments only through some selected online payment methods. Offline payment is not accepted. Also, you need to ensure that the transaction is completed as the pending transaction will disrupt the process.
  3. You can only use selected debit cards to make payments (Rupay, Visa, Master, and Maestro). In addition, the other online payment methods include Credit/Debit cards, Internet Banking, IMPS, or Mobile Wallets.
  4.  Make sure to click on the payment button after the final submission of the application form.
  5. Besides, the payment should be completed for a successful registration.
  6. After the payment is completed, you will receive an e-receipt for the transaction. Finally, you will also receive a confirmation notification via SMS on the registered mobile number/mail Id.

Uploading the scanned copy of required documents

1. Photo:

A recent passport size color photo of measurements- 4.5cm x 3.5cm. Clearly, the preferred dimension of the image is 230×200 pixels. Also, the size of the image file should be between 20-50 KB. In addition, the candidates should not be wearing any accessories in the photograph. Subsequently, they should not change their appearance after uploading the photo.

2. Signature:

The Candidates should sign on white paper with black ink and scan it. Also, Candidates must avoid using block letters in signatures. Furthermore, the scanned file size must be between 10-20 KB. Along with that, the dimension preferred is between 140×60 pixels.

3. The fingerprint of the Left thumb:

The candidates must use blue or black ink to make their left thumb impression on white paper. Especially, the size of the scanned file of the left thumb impression should be between 10-20 KB and the dimension is 140*60 pixels.

4. Handwritten declaration (text given below)

“I, _______ (Name of the candidate), hereby declare that all the information submitted by me in the application form is correct, true, and valid. I will present the supporting documents as and when required.”

Candidates must write the text which is mentioned above. This is done on white paper with black ink. Obviously, the declaration must be written only in the English language. Also, the handwritten declaration must not be in capital letters, except for the required cases.

Importantly, all these documents should be scanned and uploaded. There will be separate links for uploading separate documents. To sum up, check the documents before uploading them.

NIACL Assistant Admit Card

NIACL Assistant admit card will be available on the official website two weeks after the examination. The students who have successfully applied will get the admit card. It should be noted that the NIACL authority will not send the admit card via post or email. You need to take a print out the admit card. A hard copy of the admit card is required at the examination center and a soft copy will not be accepted at the test center.

The steps to download NIACL admit card is given below.

  • Go to the official website of NIACL.
  • Click on the recruitment tab.
  • Click on the name of the exam, for instance, NIACL Assistant.
  • Select the tab to download the exam call letter.
  • Enter registration number
  • Enter the password
  • After filling up the required details, click on submit button.
  • Finally, download the admit card and take a printout of the admit card.

NIACL Assistant Results 2021

The official notification dates for the NIACL Assistant exam are not yet announced. Moreover, the results of prelims play a vital role in the filtration process. Also, the results of the mains decide the selection process. Last but not the least, the selected candidates are called for a final interview.

What are NIACL Assistant cut-off marks?

The Cut-off marks are nothing but the minimum qualifying marks. The candidates need to get the cut-off scores both in sectional and overall levels to qualify. Moreover, the failure to achieve the cut-off score in any one category will state the candidate has failed. Thus, they are unable to proceed to the next level.

NIACL Assistant Answer key:

The NIACL Answer keys are provided even before the NIACL Assistant results.

The official website of NIACL provides the answer key for the preliminary exam. The candidates can check the website a few days after the exam. This helps them to understand their performance and know their chance of moving forward to the next round. Last but not the least, the candidates can also download the answer key from the website.

The difficulty of the question paper increases every year. However, it is easy to clear with a proper preparation plan.

NIACL Assistant 2021 salary structure

The first salary after joining as a NIACL Assistant will be Rs. 23500 in hand. This amount includes the basic pay along with several allowances. The allowances include dearness allowance (DA), newspaper allowance, medical benefits, etc.  In addition to this, the employees in metro cities will get benefits like accommodation and travel allowances. While joining, the NIACL Assistants are eligible for a pay scale of 14435-840. Above all, the pay scales may increase with specific conditions.

Finally, the employee who has joined as NIACL Assistant will be on a mandatory probation period. Besides, it is more like a trial period for employment.  Obviously, the employee has to stay at the first posting for a minimum of five years.

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NIACL Assistant FAQs

Q. When will the NIACL Assistant exam dates be announced?

Ans: The NIACL has not announced any exam dates on their official website.

Q. Why the official notification is not available on the website?

Ans: The NIACL has not published any notification yet. Moreover, they are expected to release around December 2021 on their official website.

Q. Does NIACL have a negative marking system in Assistant exams?

Ans: Yes. Obviously, there is a penalty of one-fourth mark for every wrong answer.

Q. What are the documents required in the prelims examination?

Ans: Candidates must carry the original and photocopy of any identity proof and also the print-out of the admitting card.

Q. Is the timing fixed for every section in the prelims question paper?

Ans: Yes. The test is time-based and also each section of the question paper has to be solved within the given time limit.

Q. Is the cut-off score for NIACL Assistant constant?

Ans: Undoubtedly, the Cut-off varies every year according to the requirement of the vacancies and the difficulty of the question paper.

Q. What are the dates for the online registration for the NIACL Assistant?

Ans: The dates for the NIACL Assistant 2021 cycle are not announced yet. Furthermore, the details are available on the official website.

Q. The Admit card for NIACL Assistant will be sent via post?

Ans: No the admit card will not be sent to the candidates via post. It should be noted that the admit card is accessible through the candidate’s login. Also, download and take a print-out of the admit card for further use.

Q. What is NIACL?

Ans: NIACL is a public sector insurance bank. Further, they come under the Ministry of Finance. Also, it is the largest general insurance company in India.