NICL Accounts Apprentice Recruitment 2018: 150 Vacancies

National Insurance - NICL Recruitment
National Insurance - NICL Recruitment

National Insurance Company Ltd. invites applications for recruitment of 150 (One Hundred Fifty) Accounts Apprentices from the open market. All eligible and interested candidates can apply online from 13th Nov 2018 to 27th Nov 2018 on the official website of NICL.

Candidates who are interested in this job can see the more details given below. Details include exam pattern, syllabus, selection process, last year papers, admit card, result etc.

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Basic Details

Important details and information about NICL Accounts Apprentice 2018 in National Insurance Company Limited.

Name of PostAccounts Apprentice
DepartmentNational Insurance Company Limited
Number of Vacancies150
Recruiting BodyNICL
Application FeeGen / OBC: 600/- & SC/ST: 100/-
Place of PostingAnywhere India
Recruiting BodyNICL

Important Dates:

Important Dates for Accounts Apprentice are listed below. It includes Application form dates, exam date, result date etc.

Release of Notification2018-11-12No Remark Available
Start of Online Application Form2018-11-13No Remark Available
End of Online Application Form2018-11-27No Remark Available
Last Date to pay Online Application Fee2018-11-27No Remark Available

NICL Accounts Apprentice Eligibility Criteria

Imortant requirements for NICL Accounts Apprentice are shared below. It includes Educational Qualification as well as age criteria.

Educational Qualification

Candidate should possess a certificate in proof of passing the qualifying examination as on 01.11.2018.

A candidate must possess the minimum qualification of a Graduate in COMMERCE discipline from a recognized University with at least 60% marks in the degree examination (at least 55% for SC/ST) candidates


must have qualified the Intermediate Level of Chartered Accountancy Examination conferred by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India


must have qualified the Intermediate Level of Cost & Management Accountancy Examination conferred by the Institute of Cost Accountants of India (erstwhile ICWAI)


must have qualified as MBA (Finance) from a UGC recognized University or Management Institute.


must have qualified the Post Graduate degree in Commerce from a UGC recognised university, with at least 60% marks in aggregate for General Candidate and at least 55% marks in aggregate for SC/ST candidate.

Important Notes

Important notes regarding educational qualification are given below.

  1. Qualification mentioned above should be from any of the recognized Indian Universities duly approved by the UGC or any of the recognized Indian Institutes duly approved by AICTE.
  2. The candidate must possess valid Mark-sheet / Degree Certificate of the necessary qualification as on 01.11.2018.
  3. The percentage marks shall be arrived at by dividing the total marks obtained by the candidate in all the subjects in all semester(s)/year(s) by aggregate maximum marks in all the subjects irrespective of honours/optional/additional optional subject if any. This will be applicable to those Universities also where Class/Grade is decided on basis of Honours marks only. The fraction of percentage so arrived will be ignored i.e. 59.99% will be treated as less than 60%.
  4. Where CGPA/OGPA is awarded, the candidate will have to produce a certificate issued by the appropriate authority inter alia stating the norms of the University regarding the conversion of grade into percentage and the percentage of marks scored by the candidate in terms of norms.

Age Limit

Important Age limit and cut off date for age is given below.

Age as on 01.11.2018 Minimum Age: 21 years Maximum Age: 27 years, as on 01.11.2018. i.e. a candidate must have been born not earlier than 01.11.1991 and not later than 31.10.1997 (both dates inclusive).

Seats (Category wise / State & District Wise)

Category wise seat distribution is:


Seat distribution of the Apprentice post in National Insurance state wise is given below.

State NameTotal Post
Uttar Pradesh & Uttarakhand8
Bihar & Jharkhand10
Madhya Pradesh & Chattisgarh8
Andhra Pradesh & Telangana9
Assam & North Eastern states5
J&K, Himachal Pradesh, Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh12
Maharashtra & Goa19
Tamil Nadu12
West Bengal & Sikkim25

The above vacancies are provisional and the Company reserves the right to vary the same according to the actual requirements of the Company at the material time.

Selection Process

The selection procedure comprises of the following: Online Examination will consist of Objective Tests for 200 marks. The Objective Test will be online.

All the candidates need to appear in the NICL Apprentice entrance exam 2018-2019.

NICL Accounts Apprentice Exam Pattern

As you know that the selection for the post of account apprentice is on the basis of a written test.  A total of 150 questions will be asked in the exam 200 marks.

There will be questions from 5 different subjects. More details about the NICL Account apprentice exam pattern see the table given below.

SubjectNumber of questionsMarks
General Accounting Principles50100
English Language4040
Quantitative Aptitude2020
Computer Knowledge2020
General Awareness & Reasoning2020

Each candidate will be required to obtain a minimum total score (to be decided by the Company according to the number of vacancies) in the objective test and qualify for shortlisting for the Interview. A candidate may refer to the following Study Materials from the Insurance Institute of India for the subjects mentioned as follows:

General Accounting Principles – IC 46 General Insurance Accounts and Regulation of Investment Penalty for Wrong Answers (Applicable to online Examination).

There will be a penalty for wrong answers marked in the Objective Tests. Each question for which a wrong answer has been given by the candidate, one-fourth of the marks assigned to that question will be deducted as penalty to arrive at corrected score. If a question is left blank, i.e. no answer is marked by the candidate, there will be no penalty for that question. The Company reserves the right to modify the structure of the examination which will be intimated through its website.

Candidates will be shortlisted for Interview on the basis of overall marks scored in Online Examination after evaluation as above. Note: All the questions will be objective type with alternative choices out of which one will be the correct answer. The candidate has to select the correct answer and “mouse click” that alternative which he or she feels correct. There will be a penalty for wrong answers marked by the candidates. The objective test except on “English Language” will be bilingual (in English and in Hindi). For each wrong answer marked ¼ of the marks assigned to the question will be deducted as penalty to arrive at the corrected score. If a question is left blank, i.e. no answer is marked by the candidate, there will be no penalty for that question. The alternative/option that is clicked on will be highlighted and will be treated as answered to that question

Other Important Links

All the interested candidate who wishes to apply for the NICL Account apprentice or have applied for the post can check the important links regarding the job below.

These links include Apply online, official notification, website, download admit card for NICL etc.

Apply OnlineClick Here
official NotificationClick Here
WebsiteClick Here
Admit Card DownloadClick Here
Final ResultClick Here
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