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National Insurance Company Limited Assistants Exam Preparation Plan

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National Insurance Company Limited (NICL) has released notification to fill the vacancies of assistant posts. Through this notification the 2600 assistant posts in National Insurance Company Limited, the New India Assurance Company Limited, Oriental Insurance Company Limited and United India Insurance Company Limited vacancies are filled. We are giving some important tips and strategies on how to prepare for this National Insurance Assistant Examination.

NICL Exam Selection Process

The selection process includes written test, personal interview and computer proficiency test.

Written test: There are five sections in this written test. Each section has 50 marks totaling to 250 marks. It has questions from reasoning, English language, numerical ability, general awareness and computer knowledge.

NICL Preparation Strategy:

The written examination has total 250 questions with one mark for each. Reasoning has 50 questions, English language-50, numerical ability-50, general awareness-50 and computer knowledge- 50. One can get good marks only if one is proficient in all the subjects.
The following picture will give some idea on how about this NICL written exam going to be. 
 National Insurance Company Limited Exam Preparation Plan

So every paper should be prepared carefully covering basics on each subject for National Insurance Exam. As there are more questions and less time given to answer them, one should practice and be prepared to read the question paper quickly, understand and write the relevant answers. As there is negative marking, every 4 wrong answers carry 1 minus mark. So it is better to attempt the questions that one is sure about the answer rather than guessing the answers. So let us see how to prepare each subject to write the test……….


Most of the questions under this section come from verbal and non verbal reasoning. 60% of the questions come from Verbal reasoning and 40% of the questions come from non verbal reasoning. So, one should have good understanding on the concepts like, verbal series, verbal classifications, verbal analogy, coding and decoding, relationship test, directions, puzzles, alphabetical numbers, mathematical operations, sequence, missing numbers, logical reasoning / analytical reasoning, logical venn diagrams, seating arrangements, statements and arguments etc.

English language:

The English language skills of a person are tested through this paper. This paper has questions on comprehension, synonyms, antonyms, idioms and phrases fill in the blanks, close test, spelling correction, find errors, sentence correction, sentence improvement, one word substitutions, re arrangement of jumbled words etc. To qualify in this general English paper, one should have good command on grammar and language. Similarly one should also know vocabulary. If one is good in grammar then formation of sentences become easy. Knowing vocabulary helps in understanding the English sentences in minimum time. It is better to practice old test papers to improve speed and command on the subject.

Numerical ability:

This is one section that takes lot of time in the written examination. For some questions it may require to do the paper work. So it is better to know as many short cut methods to attempt the sums and reduce the time spent on paper work. This can be understood while practicing the model question papers and get used to the short cut methods. Questions come on basic maths topics like HCF,LCM, simplification, percentages, averages, profit and loss, ratio and proportion, partnership, simple interest, compound interest, number series, permutation and combination, probability etc for which one can go through the 8,9 and 10th maths syllabus. There are 10 to 15 questions coming on simplification and 10 questions on data sufficiency and number series. To prepare well for data interpretation questions, one has to practice a lot on percentages, ratios and averages etc.

General awareness:

The questions come on topics like national and international issues, people in news, places in news, meetings and conferences, Indian economy ( central budget, railway budget, polices, financial analysis of reserve bank of India etc), appointments and resignations of prominent people,  science and technology, awards and gifts, latest books and authors in general awareness. 80% of the questions are based on current affairs. 20% of the questions come on standard general knowledge material. To get good marks in general awareness one should improve their knowledge on current affairs. For regular exams one may prepare in question and answer pattern but for bank exams one should prepare in an analytical manner.

Computer knowledge:

There are 50 questions from the computer knowledge section. The questions shall be on computers basics, software, hardware, RAM, ROM, graphic card, modem, CPU, mother board, SMOP, operating system, BIT, Bytes and similar topics are covered to test the knowledge of the candidate.

The article on how to prepare for National Insurance Company Limited Assistant posts will give only a basic idea and there may be many other strategies to follow.

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