New India Assurance Company Ltd or NIACL is yet another exam organized by LIC to hire candidates for the post of Assistant in various branches of this prestigious insurance company all across the country. The exam is conducted in three phases: Preliminary exam, mains exam and the interview process.Being one of the five completely owned insurance company by the Government of India,it is a leading global insurance group with offices and branches spread all across the nation.

Lakhs of candidates every year apply for NIACL exam to get hired for the post of Assistant in this prestigious organization. The 685 number of vacancies for NIACL Assistant 2018 has been introduced by NIACL.

NIACL Exam Pattern

Questions asked in both the phases: Phase 1 and Phase 2 of NIACL 2018 exam were Objective Multiple Choice Type. Questions asked were bilingual, i.e. set in both Hindi and English. NIACL 2018 Exam will be conducted in three phase:

  • Phase 1 will be conducted first followed by
  • Phase 2 Exam
  • Candidates qualifying in the Main Examination will be further shortlisted for Regional Language Test before the final selection.

NIACL Prelims Exam Pattern

S. No.Name of TestNo. of QuestionsMaximum MarksDuration
1.English Language3030Composite time of 60 minutes
2.Reasoning Ability3535
3.Numerical Ability3535

NIACL Mains Exam Pattern

S. No.Name of the TestNo. of QuestionsMaximum MarksDuration
1.Reasoning Ability4050Composite time of 120 minutes
2.English Language4050
3.General Awareness4050
4.Computer Knowledge4050
5.Numerical Ability4050

NIACL 2018 Exam Syllabus

Preliminary exam of NIACL 2018 Exam will have 3 major sections namely Reasoning, Numerical Ability and English Language.

Mains examinationwill have more or less same syllabus as that of preliminary exam. Apart from these two papers, a test is conducted to test the regional language proficiency of the candidates.

English LanguageNumerical AbilityReasoning AbilityGeneral AwarenessComputer Knowledge
Sentence Improvement

Para Jumbles

Cloze Test

Spotting Errors

Reading Comprehension

Single / Double Fillers

Para/ Sentence Completion

Data Interpretation (Pie, Tabular, Line, Missing etc)

Number Series

Quadratic Equations

Problem on Ages

Simple and Compound Interest

Time, Speed and Distance


Simplification / Approximation

Boats & Streams

Ratio and Proportion

Profit, Loss and Discount


Time & Work

Mixture and Alligations

Pipes and Cisterns

Data Sufficiency(Two and Three Statement)

Puzzles/ Seating Arrangement (Circular, Square, Floor, Linear etc.)

Inequality (Coded and Direct)


Direction based questions

Logical Reasoning

Blood Relations

Coding – Decoding

Input – Output

Order and Ranking

Alphanumeric Series

Data Sufficiency

Current Affairs

Static Awareness

Banking Awareness

Financial Awareness

Books & authors


Important Places



Prime Ministers Schemes


Folk dances


Wildlife centuries/National park

Important Days