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NICL AO Mains Exam Analysis 2017, Review and Expected Cutoff : 02nd July 2017

NICL AO Mains Online Examination(02nd July) 2017 is over now. There are total 205 vacancies are there for the post of AO(Administrative Officers). As we see, low seats are there show obviously cutoff may go little high. We are sharing NICL AO Mains exam analysis and expected cutoff, these all we are sharing on the basis of Exams difficulty level, number of students appeared and number of vacancies announced by the National Insurance Company Limited.

NICL AO Mains  Online Examination 2017  Pattern:

Sr. No.

Name of the Sections

Maximum No. of Questions

Maximum No. of Marks

Composite Time Duration





120 minutes




















2 hours


English Language(Essay, Precis and Comprehension)



30 minutes

As per the recent examination which had been conducted  viz. SBI PO, NIACL AO etc. difficulty level of this examination was slightly easy.

NICL AO Mains Exam 2017 (Good Attempts):

GK - 24 to 28 Questions

Englsih- 19 to 25 Questions

Quant- 20 to 26 Questions

Reasoning – 23 to 30 Questions

Computer- 29 to 34 Questions

Overall  Good Attempts- 138 to 149

NICL AO Mains Exam 2017(Difficulty Level):

GK – Moderate to Moderate

English- Moderate to Moderate

Quant- Easy to Moderate

Reasoning- Easy to Moderate

Computer-  Easy to Easy

Overall Paper was Moderate

NICL AO Mains Exam Analysis(Section wise):

NICL AO Mains Reasoning Analysis:

  • Floor Based Puzzle- 5 Questions
  • Scheduling seating arrangement- 5 Questions
  • Tabulation puzzle (Students of class 6,7,8)-5 Questions
  • Old pattern Syllogism -6 Questions
  • Blood relation-2 Questions
  • Data-sufficiency - 5 Questions
  • Input-Output-5 Questions
  • Logical Reasoning-7 Questions

NICL AO Mains English Analysis:

  • Reading Comprehensions - 10 Questions
  • Identify the main idea of the paragraph- 5 Questions
  • Double Fill in the Blanks- 5 Questions
  • Spot the Error- 5 Questions
  • Cloze Test- 10 Questions
  • Phrase Related- 5 Questions

NICL AO Mains Quant Analysis:

  • Missing Data Interpretation (Tabular) - 5 Questions
  • Data Interpretation (Pie Chart)- 5 Questions
  • Data Interpretation (Line Graph)- 5 Questions
  • Number Series (wrong number based)- 5 Questions
  • Data Sufficiency - 5 Questions
  • Approximation- 5 Questions
  • Miscellaneous/Arithmetic- 10 Questions

NICL AO Mains GK Analysis:

This section contains 40 questions comprising 40 marks. As we know its insurance exam, so insurance awareness questions had priority and most of the questions appeared from insurance awareness. Few questions occurred from Current Affairs. Overall difficulty level was easy to moderate. Some questions of Static GK also appeared. Banking and Insurance questions were appeared mostly.

NICL AO Mains Computer Analysis:

This section also contains 40 questions. Overall Computer Aptitude/Awareness paper was easy. Question appeared from the section viz. Basics of Hardware and Software, DBMS, Operating System , Computer Security.

NICL AO Mains Exam Analysis 2017(Descriptive Part):

Total three questions were asked in descriptive test in time duration 30 minutes. One essay had to be choose from the given three essay to answer. Essay words maximum length was 200. One essay was: Home and Property Insurance. Comprehension words maximum length was 150, Corporation related Comprehension asked. Precise writing words maximum length was 150. Insurance related Precise writing asked.

NICL AO Mains Exam 2017(Expected Cutoff):

We are expecting the below cutoff of NICL AO Mains 2017 on the basis of Number of Vacancies, difficulty level of the question paper and number of students appeared for this exam.

Sectional Cutoff of NICL AO Mains 2017:

GK – 10 to 14

English- 8.5 to 11

Quant- 11 to 15

Reasoning – 12 to 16.7

Computer – 13 to 15

Overall cutoff we expect: 124 to 135

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GK Questions asked in NICL AO Mains Exam 2017 : 1) Where is dudhwa national park located? 2) What amount is allocated to MGNREGA in budget? 3) What is the full form of FSDC ? 4) When is world refugee day celebrated ? 5) 11th north east business summit held in which city? 6) What is the full form of TIES ? 7) What is the name of India's first under-river tunnel ? 8) President of Portugal? 9) Kampala is capital city of which country ?

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