Last Minute Tips to crack NIACL Assistant Prelims Exam 2018


New India Assurance Company Limited is all set to conduct the NIACL Assistant Prelims Exam 2018 as per the scheduled dates 8th and/or 9th of September 2018. Applicants have been preparing will all efforts and now what they need are some last minute tips and suggestions that can help you perform well.


Last minute tips for NIACL Assistant Prelims

We are sure that you have almost completed preparing from the NIACL Assistant Syllabus. At the same time you must also have a clear concept of the Prelims exam pattern. The question paper shall be consisting of 100 questions that you have to attempt within a span of 1 hour.

We recommend you to make a final checklist of 3 aspects:

  1. Plan for every Unit
  2. Focus on Time Management
  3. Easy Tips to use

This article will deal in details with all the above 3 sections and we can surely boost up your preparation for the NIACL Assistant Prelims.


  • Plan for Every Unit

You are well-aware that the syllabus consists of 3 sections: Reasoning, Aptitude and English Language. If you can strategically plan for each section, you can obviously make way for overall high score.


This is comparatively the easiest section to score. For high overall score you must aim to score maximum in this section. More importantly, this section shall also help you to save time. Attempt solving the questions on Fill in the blanks, Antonyms/Synonyms, Error spotting and cloze tests. Leave the comprehension section for the last. The standard of the comprehensions are easy for assistant post exams, generally story based. These are easier to solve and hence try not to miss it.

Reasoning Ability:

Try to start with questions where you can score well. This not only fetches you good marks but also helps in boosting your confidence. The sections like Solving blood relations, Inequality, Syllogism, Coding-decoding etc. are those which are easy to attempt and less time consuming. So try practicing more from these topics to get assured marks.

Numerical Ability:

This is a section where maximum candidates end up loosing time. But if you can act smart, it’s sure of you to score decent in this section. Move to the questions that you are sure of solving. Never waste too much time solving a single question. You can opt for questions from Number Series, Simplification/Approximation or Data Interpretation. After these, you can move to the miscellaneous section if you have time remaining.

You can practice some NIACL Assistant online practice set for better last minute revision.

  • Time Management

Time management is one of the factors that plays the most important role in attaining cut-offs and scoring well. Applicants must remember that this year the exam pattern has changed with the introduction of Sectional timing. The exact pattern is given below:

It usually happens that an applicant can solve almost all questions but loses the opportunity for lack of time management skills. Moreover this year, with the sectional timing, you will have to take more care. Hence, you should attempt those which you can solve accurately within the given time. Speed with Accuracy is the only way out to the finals.

  • Few Tips and Tricks

Given below are a few points that you should keep in mind, even in the last hour of the exam:

  1. Read all guidelines and instructions at the beginning of every question before attempting it.
  2. Speed with Accuracy is the sole principle.
  3. Do not panic if the questions seem tough. Believe in yourself and your preparation. Cut-offs are also less if the paper is hard. So, try to be accurate and solve the questions with your cool.
  4. Avoid spending too much time on a single question. Never forget that each section will end within 20 minutes.
  5. Keep all your essentials handy: Admit Card, Original valid ID proof with a photocopy, one copy of photograph(same as admit card)

Wish you all the best for NIACL Assistant Exam !!  Keep you calm and perform well.

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