OICL AO 2017 – Detailed Notification | Exam Pattern | Educational Qualification

Hello and welcome to exampundit. The Oriental Insurance Company Limited., a leading Public Sector General Insurance Company & wholly
owned by Government of India, invites applications for recruitment of 300 (Three Hundred) Officers in
Scale I cadre from open market.

Important Dates

  • Publication of Advertisement in Employment News: In the month of August 2017
  • On line Registration commences from / Payment of fees: 18.08.2017
  • Last Date for Online Registration / payment of fees: 15.09.2017
  • Dates of online Examination: Phase – I : 22.10.2017 (Tentative) / Phase – II : 18.11.2017 (Tentative)


Educational Qualification (as on 31.07.2017)

Candidates must possess the minimum qualification as listed in the table below from a recognized University or any equivalent qualification recognized as such by Central Government.

Candidates should possess certificate in proof of passing the qualifying examination as on 31.07.2017

Graduate in any stream with 55% for SC/ST and 60% for Others
from a recognized University


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1. Educational qualification should be from a University/Institution/Board recognized by Govt. of India/approved by Govt. Regulatory Bodies and the result should have been declared on or before 31.07.2017

2. Proper document from Board / University for having declared the result on or before 31.07.2017 has to be submitted at the time of interview.

3. The candidate must possess valid mark-sheet / Degree Certificate of the necessary qualification as on 31.07.2017.

4. Percentage marks shall be as mentioned in the final mark-sheet/degree of the university. The fraction of percentage so mentioned will be ignored i.e. 59.99% will be treated as less than 60%.

5. Where CGPA/OGPA are awarded, the candidate will have to produce a certificate issued by the appropriate authority inter alia stating the norms of the University regarding conversion of grade into percentage and the percentage of marks scored by the candidate in terms of norms.

Age Limit

Minimum Age: 21 years
Maximum Age: 30 years, as on 31.07.2017

i.e. a candidate must have been born not earlier than 1st August 1987 and not later than 31st July 1996 (both
dates inclusive).


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Exam Pattern:

Phase-I: Preliminary Examination
Preliminary Examination consisting of Objective Tests for 100 marks will be conducted online. This test
would be of 1 hour duration consisting of 3 sections as follows:

Main Examination will consist of Objective Tests for 200 marks and Descriptive Test for 30 marks. Both the
Objective and Descriptive Tests will be online. Candidates will have to answer Descriptive Test by typing on
the computer. Immediately after completion of Objective Test, Descriptive Test will be administered.

(i) Objective Test: The Objective Test of 2 hours duration consists of 4 sections (Generalists) and 5
sections (Specialists) for total 200 marks.

For Generalists

Descriptive Test: The Descriptive Test of 30 minutes duration with 30 marks will be a Test of English
Language (Letter Writing-10marks & Essay-20 marks). The descriptive test will be in English and will be
conducted through on-line mode.
Each candidate will be required to obtain a minimum score for each section of objective test separately for
short listing for the Descriptive test evaluation/Interview. Descriptive answer script would be evaluated only
in respect of those candidates who qualify the objective test and also score high.

Official Notification – click here


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