Recruitment of 685 Assistant in the New India Assurance Company Ltd

The New India Assurance Company Limited has issued vacancy notification for the post of 685 Assistant in the Group C or Class III cadre. I will share the Online Application date, registration fee, age limit, education qualification and selection procedure in this post.



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Start Date of Online Application16 July 2018
End date31 July 2018
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Total Number of Vacancy685
Application Fee
SC/ST/PwD/Ex-SMRs 100/-
All OthersRs 600/-

Category Wise Vacancy Positions

The total advertised vacancy for the post of Assistant in the NIA is 653. Apart from this, there are total 32 backlog vacancies for SC/ST/OBC candidates.

Vacancy TypeURSCSTOBCTotal
General37510560113653
Backlog04101832
Total37510970131685



The State-wise Vacancy along the required local language for the Assistant post is shown here in the following image.

NIA Assistant State & Category wise vacancy

Age Criteria

  • Minimum age limit: 21 Years as on 30.06.2018
  • Maximum Age Limit: 30 Years as on 30.06.2018

Essential Education Qualification

The Candidate Must be a graduate from a recognized University.

English should be one of the subjects in HSC/SSC/Graduation examination.

Must be proficient in the local language. In order to test the same a qualifying exam to be conducted after before the final appointment of the candidate.



Selection Procedure

The selection process consists of the following three stages

  1. Preliminary Exam (Qualifying)
  2. Main Exam (Final Merit list)
  3. Local Language Proficiency (Qualifying)

Let’s see each one by one:

Preliminary Exam

It will have 100 objective type questions on English, reasoning, & numerical ability and each question will carry 1 (one) mark. The total time duration for the Preliminary exam for 1 hour. The detail of the test is shown here.

SubjectNo. of QuestionsMarksDuration in Minutes
English Language303020
Reasoning353520
Numerical Ability353520
Total1001001 Hour

Main Exam

The candidates selected in the prelims exam of NIA Assistant post will get chance to appear in the next stage that is the Main Examination. The detail of the main examination is here under.

Main Examination Pattern
SubjectNo. of QuestionsMarksDuration in Minutes
Reasoning4050Composite Time of 2 Hours120
English Language4050
General Awareness4050
Computer Knowledge4050
Numerical Ability4050
Total200250

The total marks and duration of the main exam are 250 and 2 Hours respectively.

 There is a penalty for each wrong answer in the pre as well as the main exam. On each wrong answer, 1/4th marks will get deducted from the total score.

Language Proficiency test

The Applicants, who successfully get their name listed on the merit list, will have to appear in the local language test. The test is qualifying in nature and there will not be any weightage marks for the section. But one has to qualify the Local Language test to get selected as Assistant in the New India Assurance Company.

The category wise final merit list will be based on the individual performance in the main examination. Hence the individual selection is also based on the main exam score card provided that he/she should qualify the local language test.

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