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National Insurance Officer Recruitment 2013 – 1434 AOs

National Insurance Company Limited
(A Govt. of India undertaking)
Regd. and Head office : 3, Middleton Street, P.O box No. 9229,Kolkata-700071

National Insurance Officer Recruitment 2013 – 1434 AOs

National Insurance Company invites application on behalf of four Public Sector General Insurance Companies with a combined human resource base of 65651 having 6116 offices/business centres in every nook & corner of the Country with a total Premium Income of Rs.35000 crores for the year 2012-13, for recruitment of 1434 (One thousand four hundred & thirty four) Officers in Scale I cadre from open market.

Name of the Company and Posts

National Insurance Company Limited: 423


The New India Assurance Company Limited: 494

Oriental Insurance Company Limited: 223

United India Insurance Company Limited: 294

Total: 1434

National Insurance AO Eligibility Criteria for Recruitment

(as on 31st July, 2013 shall be as under)


A candidate applying for recruitment in the Company must be either

A citizen of India, or

A subject of Nepal, or

A subject of Bhutan, or

A Tibetan refugee who came over to India before 1st January, 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India, or

a person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India.

Provided that a candidate belonging to categories (b), (c), (d) and (e) shall be a person in whose favour a certificate of eligibility has been issued by the Government of India.

Candidates should apply through only On-Line mode only.

No other means/mode of application will be accepted.

Educational Qualification as on 31.07.2013:

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:-


Chartered Accountant (ICAI)/ Cost Accountant (ICWA)/ M.Com./B.Com with MBA (Finance)


Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline plus MBA with specialization in Marketing from any University/Institute.


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.


Bachelor’s Degree in Library Science


Graduate in Law


Graduate in any stream.

Age as on 31/07/2013:

A candidate must be of the Minimum Age of 21 years and the Maximum Age of 30 years as on the stipulated date for this purpose.

Age relaxation:

Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe – 5 years

Other Backward Classes (eligible for reservation) – 3 years

Persons With Disability – 10 years

Ex-Servicemen / Disabled Ex-Servicemen – Actual period of service rendered in the defence forces + 3 years (8 years for Disabled Ex-Servicemen belonging to SC/ST) subject to a maximum age limit of 45 years

Widows, Divorced women and women legally separated from their husbands who have not remarried – 9 years

Persons ordinarily domiciled in the Kashmir Division of the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period 1-1-80 to 31-12-89 – 5 years

Existing Confirmed Employees of Public Sector General Insurance Companies (including GIC & Agriculture Insurance Company of India Ltd) – 8years

National Insurance Officer AO Recruitment 2013 Selection Procedure

Candidates will be called for a written examination to be held on 8th September 2013 which would comprise the following:

The written test will be both Objective & Descriptive type.

Candidates will have to appear for the written examination at their own expenses

The company reserves the right not to call any candidate to appear at the written examination and interview. On the basis of performance in written examination, candidates will be called for interview.

The final selection will be made on the basis of overall performance in written examination and interview.

Outstation candidates called for the interview will be reimbursed to and fro second-class rail fare/bus fare by the shortest route on production of evidence of having undertaken journey.

The candidates are advised to satisfy themselves before they apply that they fulfill requirement as to age, qualification, (Final result for the qualification must have been published on or before 31/07/2013) etc and if found ineligible, their candidature will be cancelled at any stage of recruitment.

Appearing in the Written Examination & Interview will not automatically confer any right of being selected for the said post.

Examination Centers:

Competitive written examination will be held at 42 centers in India as given below. A candidate may choose any center.

The center chosen by a candidate must be indicated in the Application clearly.

No change of the center will be allowed at a later date. Company reserves the right to direct candidates to appear at a center other than the one chosen by them for written examination without monetary assistance.

Company also reserves the right to hold the written examination at some and not all the examination centers listed below depending upon the number of candidates and other relevant factors.

How to apply for NICL AO Recruitment 2013 ?

Candidates should have valid email ID. This will help him/her in getting call letter/Interview advices etc. by e-mail.

Candidates should first scan their photograph and signature as detailed under guidelines for scanning the photograph and signature

Candidates to visit our website “www.nationalinsuranceindia.com” and open the appropriate Online Application Format given under “Recruitment” Link

Candidates must go through Advertisement very carefully and satisfy themselves that they fulfill all the eligibility criteria mentioned in the Advertisement. Thereafter, they should proceed for applying.

Fees once paid will not be refunded under any circumstances

Candidates should upload their photograph and signature while filling the application.

After the application is filled complete, candidate should submit the application form

The system would generate a bank Challan in triplicate wherein relevant particulars of the Candidate are mentioned and should take a printout of the Challan immediately

With the printout of the Challan, the Candidate should visit the nearest branch of State Bank of India to deposit the appropriate fees in cash only in Account no.32968716721 in favour of ‘NATIONAL INSURANCE COMPANY LTD’.

Fee payment will be accepted from 17th July 2013 to 7th August 2013.

After 3 days from date of receipt of fees, the candidate can check their application status in the website and take a printout of the complete application and fees payment Challan which should be retained by them for future reference.

At the time of written examination, they should submit one copy of the Challan.

The candidates are not required to send the application form to the Company.

Guidelines for Scanning the Photograph & Signature

Before applying online a candidate will be required to have a scanned (digital) image of his/her photograph and signature as per the specifications (Refer to our website for detailed specifications).

Online Application will not be registered unless photograph and signature are uploaded as specified.


In case the face in the photograph or signature is unclear the candidate’s application may be rejected.

The candidates must bring the call letter along with photo identity proof such as passport/Pan Card/Driving Licence/Voter’s Card/Unique Identification Card(AADHAR)/Bank Passbook with duly attested Photograph/Identity Card issued by School or College/ Gazetted Officer in Original as well as a self attested Photocopy thereof.

The photocopy of Identity proof should be submitted along with call letter to the invigilators in the examination hall, failing which he / she will NOT be permitted to appear for the test.

Important Dates for Applying 

On line Registration commences from: 16th July 2013

Last Date for Registration of Online Applications: 3rd August 2013

Payment of Application fees: 17th July to 7th August (both date inclusive)

Dates of Written Examination: 8th September 2013

Download of the call letter for examination : within 7 days prior to the date of exam

Date of Written Examination: 8th September 2013

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