OICL AO 2017 – Infograph

Dear Bankersdaily Aspirant,

The exam season for the year 2017 started with a bang with SBI PO and now continues to steer the candidates for the many exams that are going to happen in the forthcoming days. Hope you have excelled in the IBPS RRB Scale I Officer Preliminary examination 2017 and irrespective of all the slots and the difficulty level of the questions , many have attended maximum questions to their kits. Speculations about the cutoff of this year IBPS RRB Scale I officer preliminary examination is high. So brace yourselves for the rapid examinations in the forthcoming days.

OICL has released the notification to recruit the aspirants for various posts and the total number of vacancies is 300. The exam is for generalists and specialists. The difference lies in the pattern of the mains examination and there is no change in the preliminary examination. Only the candidates who fulfill the conditions prior to the application are eligible to apply for the specialists posts. Others are free to apply for the posts of generalists.

Those who apply for the post of accounts , actuaries , Automobile Engineers , Legal Officers and Medical Officers will take the Specialist Pattern exams. These specialist vacancies account for 77 Posts and the generalists vacancies account for 223 posts giving a total vacancies of 300 posts in common.

The last date to apply for the post in OICL AO 2017 is 15th September 2017 and if you haven’t applied for the post of OICL AO 2017. Do apply fast before the server goes down on the last date. Please find the link to apply for the post of OICL AO in the links below.

Apply Online for OICL AO 2017 – Online Application Link Activated

The graphical representation of many things are grabbed better rather than table and other formats. So we thought of making this as a series with starting from the exams like UIIC Assistant and OICL AO and then to other exams.

OICL AO 2017 Preliminary Examination – Exam Pattern – Infograph

The preliminary examination of OICL AO 2017 don’t have much change from the other exams and the duration of the exam is 60 minutes. The preliminary examination of OICL AO 2017 is same for both the generalists and Specialists. As said not much changes are there in the preliminary examination of the OICL AO 2017 examination.

OICL AO 2017 – Preliminary Examination
S. No.Name of the Test Maximum MarksDurationLanguage
1English language30 1 HourEnglish
2Reasoning Ability35English / Hindi
3Quantitative Aptitude35English / Hindi


To know better in a different way , please have a look at the infographic view of the Exam pattern of the OICL AO Preliminary Examination 2017. Only the English Section is in the English Language and all the other sections will be asked in the English and Hindi Languages.

OICL AO 2017 Mains Examination – Exam Pattern – Infograph

As said there are difference in the exam pattern of the Mains Examination of the OICL AO 2017, One exam pattern for the generalists which is same as the other exams and for the specialists exam the pattern is different and also the specialists exam has professional knowledge as one of the sections in the exam pattern.

For Generalists

S. No.Name of the Test Maximum MarksDurationLanguage
1Test of Reasoning Ability50120 MinutesEnglish/Hindi
2Test of English Language50English
3Test of General Awareness50English / Hindi
4Test of Quantitative Aptitude50English/Hindi


For Specialists

S. No.Name of the Test Maximum MarksDurationLanguage
1Test of Reasoning Ability40120 Minutes  English/Hindi
2Test of English Language40English
3Test of General Awareness40English / Hindi
4Test of Quantitative Aptitude40English/Hindi
5Test of Professional Knowledge40English/Hindi


The Infographic view of the Specialists Exam OICL AO 2017

Also the Mains Examination have descriptive test as a section in it. The descriptive test is for a duration of 30 minutes.

Descriptive Test for OICL AO Mains
Types of Questions Maximum Marks
Letter Writing10
Total Marks30


The last phase is the interview phase and the ratio is 80 : 20. So brace yourselves the exam is approaching soon than you think, So prepare yourselves and do the best.

We have also posted an article regarding the salary , emoluments and career progression of the OICL AO , please click the below links to read and get enlightened.

OICL AO – Salary,Emoluments, Allowances and Career Progression

Phase – I : 22.10.2017 (Tentative)
Phase – II : 18.11.2017 (Tentative)

Dates of the Exam

Exam Tentative Dates
Tier I – Preliminary Online Examination 22nd October 2017
Tier II – Mains Online Examination 18th November 2017

To view the notification in a separate post and to download it , Please click the link below to see it in detail.

Notification of the OICL AO 2017 


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