Oriental Insurance Company Limited (OICL) recruitment of Administrative officer (Scale- I) 2017 is being done through an online exam for which every candidate has to prepare well. There are 2 posts- GENERALIST & SPECIALIST for which the exam is being conducted. The applicants need to refer to the OICL AO Syllabus & Exam Pattern in great details so as to prepare well for the exam.
OICL AO Selection Procedure 2017
- Phase- I: Preliminary Exam
- Phase II: Main Exam
- Phase III: interview
OICL AO Exam Pattern 2017
|Subjects Included (Marks)
|Reasoning Ability (35)
|Quantitative Aptitude (35)
||200 (Objective) + 30 (Descriptive on computer)
||2 Hours + 30 min
|Subjects Included (Marks)
||Generalists (Each section of 50 marks)
||Specialists (Each section of 40 marks)
In Descriptive test of 30 minutes in which the questions will be from-
- Letter writing- 10 marks
- Essay Writing- 20 marks
- The candidates need to qualify the descriptive test but the marks will not be added into final merit list for interview
- One- fourth marks will be deducted for each wrong answer.
OICL AO Generalist/ Specialist Exam Syllabus
The syllabus topics for all sections of exam are-
Quantitative Aptitude: In this section all the questions are asked from simplification, averages, number system, Time & Work, Area & Volume, profit & Loss, Simple & Compound Interest, Investment, HCF & LCM, Problem On Ages, Percentages, Graphs & Charts, Time & Speed
General Awareness: In this section, current affairs of national & international events is the main focus. More questions on Banking, General Science, important dates, Technology, Sports & Culture are asked in exam. Political, social, economic, geographical questions are asked in the exam.
Reasoning: This section will include the questions based on both verbal & non- verbal type. The questions are based on general intelligence. Venn Diagrams, Arithmetic Series, Coding & de-coding, Comprehension Reasoning, Statement & Conclusions, syllogistic reasoning, Seating Arrangements, pattern matching, missing patterns, odd man series are type of questions asked in exam.
Computer Awareness: This is the important part of every post so every individual need to know basics of computers. Computer Organization, MS Office (MS word, MS Excel, MS power point), Internet, LAN, WAN, Generations, Input & Output Device questions are asked in the exam.
English Language: In this section, the questions are asked from Vocabulary (Synonyms, Antonyms), comprehension passages, grammar (nouns, verbs, adjectives, adverbs), idioms & proverbs, phrasal verbs, sentence completion
In Descriptive Test, it is important to increase the vocabulary and knowledge. So, practice the essay writing, précis writing for the better performance in exam.
Note: In OICL AO Specialist Officer Syllabus, basic questions on accounts, marketing, legal, actuaries are also included.
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