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NIACL AO Eligibility

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Prospective candidates of NIACL Administrative Officers (Generalists & Specialists) in Scale I cadre, should satisfy the NIACL AO Eligibility Criteria: Educational Qualifications, Age Limit, and Nationality to apply for the position of NIACl AO.
Educational/Academic Qualifications Nationality/Citizenship Age Limit
Graduation Degree from a university or institution recognized by the Govt. Of India or any equivalent qualification recognized as such by the Central Government.
The candidate must possess valid Mark-sheet/ Degree Certificate of the necessary qualification as on 01.12.2018.
A candidate applying for recruitment in the Company must be either:
  • A Citizen of India,
  • A Subject of Nepal,
  • A Subject of Bhutan,
  • A Tibetan Refugee,
  • A Person of Indian Origin (PIO) Migrated from specific countries - Check Nationality section below.
A candidate: ✦Candidates born not earlier than 1st July 1988 and not later than 30th June 1997 (both days inclusive)
✦Age Limit: 21-30 years. Age-Relaxation for SC/ ST/ OBC/ PWD/ Others as mentioned in below sections

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A candidate applying for recruitment in the Company must be either-
    (a) a citizen of India, or
    (b) a subject of Nepal, or
    (c) a subject of Bhutan, or
    (d) a Tibetan refugee who came over to India before 1st January, 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India, or
    (e) a person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India.
    Provided that a candidate belonging to categories (b), (c), (d) and (e) shall be a person in whose favour a certificate of eligibility has been issued by the Government of India.
Generalists: A candidate must possess the minimum qualification of a graduate/ post graduate in any discipline from a recognised University or any equivalent qualification recognised as such by Central Government with at least 60% marks in either of the degree examination for General candidates and at least 55% marks for SC/ ST/ PwBD candidates.
Specialists: A candidate must possess the minimum qualification as follows. The qualification should be from a recognised University or any equivalent qualification recognised as such by Central Government.
Discipline Minimum Qualification
Company Secretary ACS/ FCS from ICSI and Graduation/ Post-graduation in any discipline with min 60%
Legal Graduate/ Post-graduate in Law with min 60% (55% for SC/ ST/ PwBD)
Finance & Accounts Chartered Accountant (ICAI) and Graduation/ Post-graduation in any discipline with min 60% (55% for SC/ ST/ PwBD) Or Cost and Management Accountant (The Institute of Cost Accountants of India, earlier known as ICWAI) and Graduation/ Post-graduation in any discipline with min 60% (55% for SC/ ST/ PwBD) Or MBA Finance/ PGDM Finance* with min 60% (55% for SC/ ST/ PwBD) Or M.COM with min 60% (55% for SC/ ST/ PwBD)

Candidate should possess certificate in proof of passing the qualifying examination as on 01.12.2018.
* MBA/ PGDM Finance candidates must furnish certificate from university confirming their specialization in finance at the time of interview, failing which they will not be allowed to appear for the interview.
Minimum Age: 21 years Maximum Age: 30 years, as on 01.12.2018
i.e. a candidate must have been born not earlier than 2nd Dec-1988 and not later than 1st Dec-1997 (both dates inclusive).
Relaxation in upper age limit shall be as follows:
S.No. Category Age Relaxation
1 Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe 5 years
2 Other Backward Classes (Non creamy layer) 3 years
3 Persons with Benchmark Disabilities as defined under “The Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016” 10 years
4 Ex-servicemen including Commissioned Officers and ECOs/ SSCOs who have rendered at least five years Military Service as on 01.12.2018 and have been released; (a) on completion of assignment (including those whose assignment is due to be completed within one year from 01.12.2018) otherwise than by way of dismissal or discharge on account of misconduct or inefficiency; or (b) on account of physical disability attributable to Military Service; or (c) on invalidment. The ECOs/SSCOs who have completed an initial period of assignment of five years of Military Service as on 01.12.2018 and whose assignment has been extended beyond five years and in whose case the Ministry of Defence issues a certificate that they can apply for civil employment and that they will be released on three months’ notice on selection from the date of receipt of offer of appointment. 5 Years
5 Defence service personnel disabled in operation during the hostilities with any foreign country or in a disturbed area and released as consequence thereof 3 years
6 Persons ordinarily domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period 1.1.1980 to 31.12.1989 5 years
7 Existing Confirmed Employees of Public Sector General Insurance Companies (including GIC & Agriculture Insurance Company of India Ltd.) 8 years
A. Ex-Servicemen (EXSM):
Only those candidates shall be treated as Exservicemen who fulfill the revised definition as laid down in Government of India, Ministry of Home Affairs, Department of Personnel & Administrative Reforms Notification No.36034/5/85 Estt. (SCT) dated 27.01.1986 as amended from time to time.
B. Disabled Ex-Servicemen (DISXS):
Ex-servicemen who while serving in Armed Forces of the union were disabled in operation against the enemy or in disturbed areas shall be treated as DISXS.
C. Persons With Benchmark Disabilities:
Under section 34 of “The Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016”, persons with benchmark disabilities are eligible for Reservation. The reserved categories of disabilities mentioned under this Act are namely:
    a. Blindness and low vision;
    b. deaf and hard of hearing;
    c. locomotor disability including cerebral palsy. leprosy cured, dwarfism, acid attack victims and muscular dystrophy;
    d. autism, intellectual disability, specific learning disability and mental illness;
    e. multiple disabilities from amongst persons under clauses (a) to (d) including deaf-blindness in the posts identified for each disabilities.

i. Guidelines for Persons with Benchmark Disabilities using a Scribe
The visually impaired candidates and candidates whose writing speed is adversely affected permanently for any reason can use their own scribe at their cost during the online examination (Preliminary and Main). In all such cases where a scribe is used, the following rules will apply:
  • The candidate will have to arrange his / her own scribe at his/ her own cost.

  • The qualification of the scribe should be one step below the qualification of the candidate.

  • The scribe may be from any academic stream for Generalist discipline. For Specialist discipline, the scribe should be from an academic stream different to the respective specialist stream.

  • Both the candidate as well as scribe will have to give a suitable undertaking confirming that the scribe fulfils all the stipulated eligibility criteria for a scribe. Further in case it later transpires that he/ she did not fulfill any laid down eligibility criteria or suppressed material facts the candidature of the applicant will stand cancelled, irrespective of the result of the examination.

  • Those candidates who use a scribe shall be eligible for compensatory time of 20 minutes or otherwise advised for every hour of the examination.

  • The same scribe cannot be used by more than one candidate. The scribe arranged by the candidate should not be a candidate for the online examination. If violation of the above is detected at any stage of the process, candidature of both the candidate and the scribe will be cancelled. Candidates eligible for and who wish to use the services of a scribe in the examination should invariably carefully indicate the same in the online application form. Any subsequent request may not be favourably entertained.

  • The scribe should not be a candidate for this process. In case it is found at any stage, that the scribe has also appeared for the same exam in a different session, the candidature of both the scribe and the candidate will be cancelled.

  • The Scribe should not be a current employee of The New India Assurance Co Ltd.

  • Only candidates registered for compensatory time will be allowed such concessions since compensatory time given to candidates shall be system based, it shall not be possible for the test conducting agency to allow such time if he/ she is not registered for the same. Candidates not registered for compensatory time shall not be allowed such concessions.

ii. Guidelines for candidates with locomotor disability and cerebral palsy:
    A Compensatory time of twenty minutes per hour or otherwise advised shall be permitted for the candidates with locomotor disability and cerebral palsy where dominant (writing) extremity is affected to the extent of slowing the performance of function (minimum of 40% impairment).

iii. Guidelines for Visually Impaired candidates:
  • Visually Impaired candidates (who suffer from not less than 40% of disability) may opt to view the contents of the test in magnified font and all such candidates will be eligible for compensatory time of 20 minutes for every hour or otherwise advised of examination.

  • The facility of viewing the contents of the test in magnifying font will not be available to Visually Impaired candidates who use the services of a Scribe for the examination.

iv. Guidelines for Candidates with Intellectual Disability (ID):
    A Compensatory time of twenty minutes per hour of examination, either availing the services of a scribe or not, shall be permitted to the candidates with more than 40% Intellectual Disability (autism, intellectual disability, specific learning disability and mental illness).

These guidelines are subject to change in terms of GOI guidelines/ clarifications, if any, from time to time.
a) Caste Certificate in respect of SC/ST candidates is to be obtained from the following Authorities:
    i) District Magistrate/ Additional District Magistrate/ Collector/ Deputy Commissioner/ Deputy Collector/ First Class Stipendiary Magistrate/ Sub-Divisional Magistrate/ Taluka Magistrate/ Executive Magistrate/Extra Assistant Commissioner (Not below the rank of First Class Stipendiary Magistrate).
    ii) Chief Presidency Magistrate/ Additional Chief Presidency Magistrate/ Presidency Magistrate.
    iii) Revenue Officer not below the rank of Tehsildar.
    iv) Sub-Divisional Officer of the area where the candidate and/ or his family normally resides.
    v) In so far as the Scheduled Tribes communities of Tamil Nadu is concerned, the Certificate given by the Revenue Divisional Officer instead of Tehsildar would only be accepted.

b) Candidates seeking reservation as OBC are required to submit a certificate regarding his/her “OBC Status & Non-Creamy Layer Status” issued by an authority mentioned in DOPT OM No. 36012/22/93-Estt.(SCT) dated 15/11/1993, as amended from time to time. Certificate should contain the “Non Creamy Layer Clause” in line with Column 3 of the Schedule to the DoPT OM No.36012/22/93-Estt.(SCT) dated 08/09/1993 (as amended from time to time). The certificate should be based on the income for the preceding three financial years i.e., FY 2015-16, 2016-17 and 2017-18 (and should have been issued after 31.03.2018). Without this the candidate will not be allowed to appear for the interview. Such candidates should also submit a declaration in addition to certificate issued by the Competent Authority in the following format:
“I, ______ son/daughter of Shri ______ resident of Village/ town/ city ______ District ______ State ______ hereby declare that I belong to the ______ community which is recognised as a backward class by the Government of India for the purpose of reservation in services as per rules contained in Department of Personnel and Training Office Memorandum No.36012/22/93-Estt.(SCT) dated 08/09/1993, as amended from time to time. It is also declared that I do not belong to persons/ sections/ sections (Creamy Layer) mentioned in Column 3 of the Schedule to the above referred Office Memorandum dated 8-9-1993, as amended from time to time.”
Caste Name mentioned in certificate should tally letter by letter with Central Government list/ notification. Candidates belonging to OBC category but coming under creamy layer and/ or if their caste does not find place in the Central List are not entitled to OBC reservation.
c) For Persons with Benchmark Disabilities: Authorized certifying authority will be the Medical Board at the District level consisting of Chief Medical Officer, Sub-Divisional Medical Officer in the District and an Orthopaedic/ Ophthalmic/ ENT Surgeon.
d) Please refer to Annexure for the prescribed formats of (SC, ST, OBC, PwBD, EX-Servicemen) certificates to be submitted at the time of interview etc. Candidates belonging to these categories are required to produce the certificates strictly in these formats only.

NIACL AO – Related Information
NIACL AO 2018 – Official Notification (English)
NIACL AO 2018 – Official Notification (Hindi)