New India Assurance Exam Pattern, Sample Papers & Books
This blog post follows an earlier blog article titled: New India Assurance Recruitment 2011: Notification, Eligibility & Forms and is focused on providing you the study materials for Admin Officers exam, with the exam pattern, sample papers and books.
New India Assurance Exam Pattern:
The selection process for the Admin Officers in New India Assurance consists of a Written test (Objective & Descriptive questions) followed by Interview for those selected in the Written exam.
The Written exam consists of following four papers for Admin Officer (Generalists):
(i) Test of Reasoning
(ii) Test of English Language
(iii) Test of General Awareness
(iv) Numerical Ability/Data Interpretation Test
For Admin Officer Specialists (IT, Actuary, Accounts/CA), there is an additional paper (subject-specific) for “Professional Knowledge” in addition to above four papers.
In addition to above Objective test papers, there would also be a Test in English (Descriptive) consisting of Precis Writing, Comprehension and Essay.
On the basis of performance in written examination, candidates will be called for Personal Interview (PI). The final merit list will be made on overall performance in written examination and PI.
Besides above information, New India Assurance notification does not tells you anything more – like number of questions in each paper, marks per question or duration.
But however, exam pattern for New India Assurance Admin Officers exam is very similar to that of the LIC Asst. Admin Officers exam, as you can from my previous blog post titled: LIC AAO Exam Pattern, Sample papers & Books. Also the exam is very similar to the Bank PO exams. Hence you can use the study materials of these two types of exam for the New India Assurance Admin Officers exam too.
Sample paper for New India Assurance Specialists (IT):
In addition to the four common papers with the Admin Officer (Generalists), the candidates for Admin Officer Specialists (IT) has to appear in an additional paper for “Professional Knowledge”.
You can find a very good collection of sample papers to help you prepare for this exam in my previous blog article titled: Bank IT Officers Exam Pattern, Sample Paper, Book.
Books for New India Assurance Admin Officers exam:
I found following books on net for preparation for Insurance Admin Officer Exam, which you may find useful for preparation of the New India Assurance Admin Officers exam.
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This blog has excellent materials to help you prepare for the New India Assurance PO Interview & Group Discussion with a list of Interview questions & GD topics.
For Interview, click here to visit this article, which tells you what are the requirements an interviewer looks for in you. It also gives you an interesting YouTube video telling you how you can also analyze an interviewer and hence be prepared for it. And than it gives you a list of 99 interview questions, which are most repeated in every other interview! These questions helps you prepare yourself.
In the New India Assurance Interview, apart from other areas, questions about New India Assurance as an organisation are bound to be asked. So go through the About us page of the website.
Similarly for GD, click here to visit this article, which tells you what are the essential qualities you need to have and how you can prepare for the same, along with a YouTube video of a mock-GD. Further this article tells you what are the different types of GD, along with example of GD topics.
New India Assurance Admin Officers Exam results:
After you appear in the New India Assurance exam, you would naturally would like to see the result. Check them in the proper time in this New India Assurance exam result website.
Hope with above Exam Pattern, Sample papers & books for the New India Assurance Admin Officers exam, you would be able to appear in the exam confidently. I would look out for more New India Assurance prep-materials on the net and would post the same as I find them. So visit me again!