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NIACL AO Preliminary Exam 2016 – Overall Analysis

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Dear Aspirants.

The New India Assurance Co. Ltd (NIACL) has conducted Preliminary exam for Administrative Officer(AO) recruitment for the year 2016 today(December 17, 2016) in two shift

We are now going to share the detailed analysis of this exam

NIACL AO Prelims Exam Pattern:

Section No of Questions Maximum Marks Level of difficulty Good Attempts
English Language 30 30 Moderate 18-24
Reasoning Ability 35 35 Easy to Moderate 22-27
Quantitative Aptitude 35 35 Easy to Moderate 16-20

Quant Section

Quant section was easy to moderate .The topics were

  • Simplification/Approximation – 5 questions
  • Number series – 5 questions
  • Data Interpretation  – 2 sets tabular & piechart (10 questions)
  • Quadratic Equation – 5 questions
  • Questions from other topics including Partnership, Time and Work, SI, Averages, Profit/Loss, Mixture and Alligation, Mensuration – 10 questions

Reasoning Section

This section contained one puzzles(7 floor related with 7 people), two Seating arrangement based on facing South , North and Square arrangement. Overall level of the questions is easy to moderate

  • Inequalities – 5 questions
  • Puzzles n Arrangements – 3 sets (15 questions)
  • Syllogism – 5 Questions
  • Coding & Decoding – 5 Questions
  • Miscellaneous (Blood Relations, Direction Sense) – 5 questions

English Section

English section was moderate.

  • Reading Comprehension – 1 passage based on Tourism (10 questions)
  • Cloze test – Bases on Insurance Policy 10 questions (moderate)
  • Error spotting – 10 questions (easy to moderate)