8 Mar 2017

New India Assurance Company Recruitment of 984 Assistants


REF.NO.:CORP.HRM/ASSISTANT/2016-17 Date: 03/03/2017.


The New India Assurance Company Ltd., a leading Public Sector General Insurance Company and wholly owned by Government of India, invites applications from eligible Indian Citizens for recruitment of 984 Assistants in Class III cadre from open market. 

Key Dates-

Online Registration- 06.03.2017 to 29.03.2017 (Both dates inclusive) 
Payment of Application Fees- Online 06.03.2017 to 29.03.2017 (Both dates inclusive) 
Tier I Online Examination (Preliminary Exam) 22nd and 23fd April 2017 (Tentative dates) 
Tier II Online Examination (Main Exam) 23fd May 2017 (Tentative) 
Download of Call Letters 10 days prior to the date of each examination (Tentative) {Preliminary Examinations as well as Main Exam}

Since recruitment in clerical cadre is done on State/UT wise basis, Candidates can apply for vacancies in one State/UT only and will have to appear for Online examination from a centre of that particular State/UT or as allotted by The New India Assurance CO. Ltd. For example, a candidate applying against vacancies in West Bengal State can opt for centre in West Bengal only and would be considered for employment in that State only.

Category·wise Vacancies (provisional):

SC-140, ST-75, OBC-228, GEN-533, TOTAL-976

Category·wise Backlog vacancies:

ST-01, OBC-07, TOTAL -08



A candidate applying for recruitment in the Company must be either:-
a) a citizen of India, or 
b) a subject of Nepal, or 
c) a subject of Bhutan, or 
d) a Tibetan refugee who came over to India before 1st January, 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India, or 
e) 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. 

2. AGE (as on 30th June 2016)-

Minimum Age: 18 years; Maximum Age: 30 years (as on. 30.06.2016) Candidates born not earlier than 1st July 1986 and not later than 30th June 1998 (both days inclusive) are only eligible to apply. The upper age limit will be relaxed as per norms.


A candidate must possess the minimum qualification of Graduation in any discipline from a recognized University or any equivalent qualification recognized as such by the Central Government. The candidate should have passed in English as one of the subjects at SSC/ HSC/ Intermediate/ Graduation level. Candidate should possess certificate in proof of passing the qualifying examination as on 30.06.2016. Knowledge of Regional Language of the State of Recruitment is essential. Proficiency in the Regional Language of the State/UT (Candidates should know to read, write and speak the Regional Language of the State/UT) for whose vacancies a candidate wishes to apply, is essential. (To ascertain the candidate's familiarity with the Regional Language of the State/UT, a language test will be conducted before final selection. Candidates not found to be proficient in the Regional language would be disqualified.) 

How to apply- 

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


The selection process will consist of on-line test (Preliminary & Main Examination). Candidates qualifying in the Main Examination will be further shortlisted for Regional Language test before the final selection. 

Tier I: Preliminary Examination: 

The Preliminary Examination (Online Objective Test) for 100 marks, would be of one hour duration and will consist of 3 sections as follows:
1 Test of English Language- 30 Questions 30 marks 
2 Test of Reasoning 35 Questions 35 marks
3 Test of Numerical Ability 35 questions 35 marks 
Total 100 Questions 100 marks
Composite time 60 minutes

The questions in objective tests, except for the test of English Language, will be made available in English & Hindi. Candidates will have to qualify in each test by securing passing marks to be decided by the Company. Adequate number of candidates state-wise and category-wise as decided by the Company will be shortlisted for the Tier II -Main Examination. 

Tier II : Main Examination: 

The structure of Main Examination (Online objective test) will be as follows: 
1 Test of Reasoning 40 Questions 50 Marks
2 Test of English Language 40 Questions 50 Marks
3 Test of General Awareness 40 Questions 50 Marks
4 Computer Knowledge 40 Questions 50 Marks
5 Test of Numerical Ability 40 Questions 50 Marks
TOTAL 200 Questions 250 Marks
Composite Time 120 minutes
Total marks obtained as above shall be proportionately reduced to a base of 35 marks
a) Main Examination will consist of Online Objective Test for 250 marks to be conducted in duration of 120 minutes. 
b) The questions in objective tests, except for the test of English Language, will be made available in English & Hindi. 
c) Each candidate will be required to obtain a minimum total score (as decided by the Company) in the main examination. 
d) Candidates qualifying in the Online Main Examination will be shortlisted and called for Regional Language Test, before final selection. No separate marks will be awarded for Regional Language Test. This test will be only qualifying in nature. 
e) Final selection will be made on the basis of performance in the online Main examination subject to qualifying the Regional Language Test. Merely satisfying the eligibility norms do not entitle a candidate to be called for online examinations & Regional Language Test. 
• Penalty for Wrong Answers (Applicable to both - Preliminary and Main examination) There will be penalty for wrong answers marked in the Online Objective Tests. For each question for which a wrong answer has been given by the candidate, one fourth of the marks assigned to that question will be deducted as penalty to arrive at corrected score. No marks will be deducted for un-attempted questions. 

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