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NIACL Assistant 2017 Study Material - Download Free

Published on Saturday, March 18, 2017

Dear Aspirants,
Recently, The New India Assurance Company Ltd.(NIACL) , a leading Public Sector General Insurance Company has published the notification for the vacancies of 984 Assistants in Class III cadre for the year 2017. According to the official notification "The selection process will consist of on-line test (Preliminary & Main Examination).
Candidates qualifying in the Main Examination will be further shortlisted for Regional Language test before the final selection(No Interview)." In this Article, we will explain you about every possible right step in the direction of clearing this exam. But first we want to tell you how this job as an assistant in NIACL is different from jobs in Public Sector Banks(PSBs).

NIACL Assitant Vs. IBPS Clerk

  • NIACL Assitant offers you a job with 2 day holiday in a week which can be seen as a big bonus when we compare it with Public Sector Banks(PSBs).
  • According to Suraj Dey, Assistant at The New India Assurance Company Limited (2014-present), "The work load is very less in NIACL as compared to banks or for that matter most of the government institution. I have to tell you this, I am working in one of the busiest branches in terms of number of proposals which come for insurance. Even then I feel I am working just 50% of my capabilities in busiest of days. There is a lot of scope of career development too." So, we can get an idea from his statement about the working environment of NIACL.
  • Also, NIACL Assistant offers a pay scale of more than RS.23000/-per month(including other allowances) in the initial stage in a metro city which is more than of what maximum of PSB's are offering to their clerical cadre.

How to Start Preparation for Preliminary exam?

NIACL Assistant Exam pattern is quite similar to other general competitive exams. The Syllabus has nothing new. According to official notification, the Preliminary Examination (Online Objective Test) for 100 marks, would be of one hour duration and will consist of 3 sections viz. Test of English Language(30 questions), Test of Reasoning(35 questions), Test of Numerical Ability(35 questions). And if you are already preparing for other IBPS and SBI Exams then, this pattern has nothing new for you.

Test of English Language

Preparation for English Language can be done with following steps:

(1). Start buiding habit of reading newspaper daily. It will help you in following ways:

(a). It will help you to understand about sentence structure and its formation.
(b). It will help you to revise almost all of the grammar rules which are given in 
'English Grammar Book - PDF by Bank Exams Today': Download
(c). It will increase your reading speed which is very crucial for Reading Comprehensions of Bank Exams. Because you have very less time(a few minutes) for doing these questions.

(2). Practice as much as possible from Previous Year Papers and clear your english concepts from material Provided by Bank Exams Today.

  • Link for Previous Year Papers: Download 
  • Links for building concepts of English Grammar: Spotting Error Rules : Download
  • Sentence Correction : Download
  • For Vocabulary : Download

Test of Reasoning

Reasoning is all about Practice. With practice, one can easily decrease problem solving time of reasoning questions. If you can increase your skills in Coding decoding, inequalities, alpha numeric series, blood relation, puzzles, etc. you can easily score good marks in exam. What you have to do is just understand their concepts by practice and it will make you to attempt questions of these topics without much difficulty. Also, Input-Output and Syllogism questions are not very tough, if you understand their concepts by doing continuous practice then these questions will definitely sail you through this exam. These questions can be tricky but not very difficult after a definite level. Practice these topics from following links:
  1. Coding Decoding: Download
  2. Blood Relation: Download
  3. Inequalities: Download
  4. Puzzles: Download
  5. Input-Output: Download
  6. Syllogism: Download
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Test of Numerical Ability

Numerical Ability can be a lengthy part of preparation for non-Maths background aspirants, as you have to cover a huge syllabus with many different topics. Time management is also one of the most important aspect for preparing Numerical Ability. During exam you have to select wisely which question to attempt and which to not. Else, you are left with only difficult questions and chances of your selection will go in vain. But with right strategy one can counter these problems and can sail through the path of success in this exam. Preparation for Numerical Ability can be done with following steps:

(1). For building concept, start from basic 9th and 10th class NCERTs. After this, you can start your target oriented preparation from the link given below. On this link, there are many videos and files which will definitely give you an extra edge in preparation.
Quantitative Aptitude Shortcut Tricks: Download

(2). Practice previous year papers as much you can from the link given below. Files in this link will not only improve your Numerical Ability Concepts but also gives a good platform for practicing different types of questions.
Quantitative Aptitude Questions with Solutions: Download

(3). Instead of applying usual methods of problem solving, try to make your own shortcuts which can decrease your question solving time. We also have many shortcuts for you which will help you in this aspect of preparation.
Quantitative Aptitude Formulae Cheat Sheet : Download

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