NICL AO Prelims Exam 1st Slot Review, Analysis and Questions asked in exams

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National Insurance Company Limited (NICL) is going to conduct Prelims Examination for recruitment of Administrative Officers tomorrow (3rd June,2017). NICL has released the notification for recruitment of AO for 205 vacancies. Prelims examination is going to be held on the date of 3rd/04th June 2017.

By knowing the Exam pattern will be useful to get good score in the Examination. Exam Review and Analysis of NICL AO 2017 will be posted here. Watch this space tomorrow at 10 AM to get analysis of NICL AO.

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Questions asked in NICL AO

Puzzle Questions asked in 1st Slot

12 persons are seating in two rows A B C D E F are facing towards south and J,K, L, M N, O all are facing towards north .A sit second from one of the end of the row.only 3 peoples are seating between A and B. K is seating to the immediate neighbour of the person who faces B. Only one person sits between 3 and K. L is seating immediate right of O. L faces E. N sits to the one the position towards left of K . D sits towards right of F.

Q.1)  Train A with L metres long pass a man in 9 seconds running in the direction of east to west. Train B with 170 m long running at 15 m/s in the direction of west to east pass the train A in 10 seconds, Find L value?

  1. a) 172 m
  2. b) 180 m
  3. c) 190 m
  4. d) 175 m
  5. e) 160 m
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Speed of train A = L/9

Relative speed = L/9+15

Required L


L = 180 m

Number Series questions asked in NICL AO 1st Slot

116, 125, 107, 134, ?,143

8, 6, 8, 14, 30, ?

3,5,14,42, 107, ?

7, 11, 19, 36, 69, ?

6, 7, 24, 125, ?,7947

NICL AO 2017 Expected Cutoff based on 1st Slot

Name of Section Expected Cut off
Reasoning Ability 12-14
English Language 9 – 13
Quantitative Aptitude  11-15
Overall Expected Cutoff 58-62

NICL AO 2017 Slot 1 Exam Review & Analysis:

Exam Analysis: NICL AO Prelims 2017 June 3rd 1st Slot

Quantitative Aptitude (35 Marks) 

Number Series – 5

Data Interpretation – 3 set (1 Bar, 1 Pie+Bar)

Algebra – 5

Rest Miscellaneous Questions – 10

Logical Reasoning (35 Marks)

Inequality – 2

Sitting Arrangement and Puzzles -18 (3 sets)

Month related (2 variable)

Linear (North-South) (1 variable)

Circular Based (1 variable)

Floor (3 questions only)

Coding Decoding- 5

Alphabetical  -2

Ranking (In Paragraph form) – 2

Blood Relation (In Paragraph form) -3

Direction -3

General English (30 Marks)

Comprehension – 10 (YouTube based)

Cloze Test –  5 Questions were asked (Based on Environmental Reforms, Pollution)

Spotting Errors – 7

Sentence Improvement – 8

Quantitative Aptitude – Best Attempt – 20

Logical Reasoning – Best attempt – 25

General English -Best Attempt –10 to 15

Expected Cutoff for  Prelims: 48-53

NICL AO Exam pattern

NICL AO Preliminary Exam

The Preliminary exam (prelims) is the first stage.. The marks of this stage will not count in your Final selection.

Name of Test(Not in
English 30 60
Reasoning 35
Quants 35
Total 100


  • You have to qualify sectional as well as overall cut offs.
  • The NICL prelims will be online objective type test.
  • Penalty for wrong answers – One-fourth marks assigned to the question that you mark wrong. There is no penalty for unanswered questions.

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