NICL Administrative Officer Syllabus 2017

NICL Administrative Officer Syllabus 2017

Phase-I: Preliminary Examination

Preliminary Examination consisting of Objective Tests for 100 marks will be conducted online. This test would be of 60 minutes duration consisting of 3 sections as follows:

Reasoning Ability Section: 
1.  Syllogisms
2.  Blood Relations
3.  Coding Decoding
4.  Analogy 
5.  Series
6.  Linear/ Coded Inequalities
7.  Odd One Out
8.  Sitting Arrangement
9.  Puzzles
10. Miscellaneous
Quantitative Aptitude Section: 
1.  Average
2.  Mixture and Allegations
3.  Number System
4.  Speed, Time and Distance
5.  Ratio and Proportion
6.  Profit and Loss
7.  Data Interpretation
8.  Sequence and Series
9.  Quadratic Equations
10. Simple and Compound Interest
11. Miscellaneous
English Langauge Section:
1.  Reading Comprehension
2.  Spotting Errors
3.  Sentence Completion
4.  Cloze Test
5.  Para jumbles

Candidates have to qualify in each test by securing passing marks to be decided by the Company. The adequate number of candidates in each category as decided by the Company (approximately 15 times the numbers of vacancies subject to availability) will be shortlisted for the Main Examination.


Phase – II : Main Examination

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 5 sections for total 200 Marks :

Descriptive Test: The Descriptive Test of 30 Minutes duration with 30 marks will be a Test of English Language (Essay, Precis, and Comprehension). The descriptive test will be in English and will be conducted through online mode.

Each candidate will be required to obtain a minimum score for each section of objective test separately for shortlisting for the Descriptive Test evaluation/Interview i.e. Descriptive answer script would be evaluated only in respect of those candidates who qualify the objective test. There will also be separate cut-off marks for the Descriptive Test. 

Each candidate will be required to obtain a minimum total score (to be decided by the Company according to the number of vacancies) in the objective test(Main Examination) and qualify in the descriptive test for short listing for the Interview.  

A candidate shall be required to qualify in the descriptive test, but the marks in the descriptive test will not be counted towards shortlisting for the interview or final selection.

A penalty for Wrong Answers (Applicable to both – Preliminary and Main Examination). There will be a penalty for wrong answers marked in the Objective Tests. Each question for which a wrong answer has been given by the candidate, one fourth of the marks assigned to that question will be deducted as penalty to arrive at corrected score. If a question is left blank, i.e. no answer is marked by the candidate, there will be no penalty for that question

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