Recruitment of 2600 Assistants in Public Sector General Insurance Companies

By | May 21, 2013

NICNational Insurance Company Limited invites applications from eligible Indian Citizens on behalf of all the four Public Sector General Insurance Companies with a combined human resource base of 65651 having 6116 offices/business centres in every nook & corner of the Country with total Premium Income of Rs.35000 crores for the year 2012-13 for recruitment of 2600 (Two thousand six hundred) Assistants in Cass III Cadre from open market.

National Insurance Company Limited would coordinate the written examination, thereafter, Interview and Computer Proficiency Test for the short-listed candidates would be conducted by each Company in their respective zones where their Head Office is situated (except in certain cases).

Please note the Important Dates:

On line Registration commences from 18th May 2013
Last Date for Registration of Online Applications 8th June 2013
Payment of Application fees 18th May 2013 to 12th June 2013 (both date inclusive)
Dates of Written Examination 14th July 2013 and/or 21st July 2013
Download of the call letter for examination Within 7 days prior to the date of examination

Company may conduct Written Test on more than one date, if need be.

Candidates can apply for vacancies in one State only and will have to appear for Written Test from a centre of that particular state. For example, candidate applying against vacancies in West Bengal State can appear from West Bengal only and would be considered for employment in that State only, in any of four companies.

Summary of Company wise & Category wise Vacancies (provisional)

Sl. No. Name of Company


1. National Insurance Co. Ltd 117 66 223 394 800
2. Oriental Insurance Co. Ltd. 67 46 119 368 600
3. The New India Assurance Co. Ltd. 30 27 224 319 600
4. United India Insurance Co. Ltd. 96 45 155 304 600
Total 310 184 721 1385 2600

*Reservation for Person with Disabilities (PWD) and Ex-servicemen are applicable as per prevailing government rules.

The salient features are given below:
1. Scale of Pay (Pre-revision): 7640-440(1)-8080-480(2)-9040-540(5)-11740-625(2)-12990-760(3)-15270-790(2)-16850-840(5)- 21050.

2. Emoluments: Total emoluments (Pre-revision) works out to approximately Rs.15000/- per month in the initial stage in a metro city. Other Allowance may vary depending upon the place of posting. Apart from allowances other benefits such as lump sum domiciliary medical benefit, membership of Group Mediclaim Policy for Reimbursement of hospitalisation expenses, leave travel subsidy and other staff welfare schemes would be as per the rules of the Companies.
3.  Educational Qualification (as on 31.05.2013) Graduate from a recognized University OR Pass in HSC/Equivalent (XII pass) examination with 60% marks (50% for Ex-servicemen, SC/ST and Persons with Disabilities); and Knowledge of Regional Language i.e. Language of the State of Recruitment is essential
4. Age (As on 30th June 2013)

  1. Minimum Age: 18 years; Maximum Age: 28 years (as on 30.06.2013). Candidates born not earlier than 1st July 1985 and not later than 30th June 1995 (both days inclusive) are only eligible to apply.
  2. The upper age limit will be relaxed as per Govt. rules.

How to apply: Guidelines for filling online application: Candidates should have valid email ID. This will help him/her in getting call letter/Interview advices etc. by e-mail.
i)       Candidates should first scan their photograph and signature as detailed under guidelines for scanning the photograph and signature.(Refer point no. 14)
ii)      Candidates to visit our website “” and open the appropriate Online Application Format given under “Recruitment” Link.
iii)     Candidates must go through Advertisement very carefully and satisfy themselves that they fulfil all the eligibility criteria mentioned in the Advertisement. Thereafter, they should proceed for applying. Fees once paid will not be refunded under any circumstances.
iv)     Candidates should upload their photograph and signature while filling the application. After the application is filled complete, candidate should submit the application form.
v)     The system would generate a bank challan in triplicate wherein relevant particulars of the Candidate are mentioned and should take a printout of the challan immediately.
vi)    With the printout of the challan, the Candidate should visit the nearest branch of State Bank of India to deposit the appropriate fees in cash only in Account no.32968716721 in favour of ‘NATIONAL INSURANCE COMPANY LTD’. Fee payment will be accepted from 18th May 2013 to 12th June 2013.
vii)   After 3 days from date of receipt of fees, the candidate can check their application status in the website and take a printout of the complete application and fees payment challan which should be retained by them for future reference.
viii)  At the time of written examination, they should submit one copy of the challan.

The candidates are not required to send the application form to the Company.

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2 thoughts on “Recruitment of 2600 Assistants in Public Sector General Insurance Companies

  1. Vijaya Samson

    hi sir,

    i have 2 years and 4months of experience in insurance domain and intrested in field of insurance in National Insurance Comapany.kindly do the need full.

    Vijaya Samson


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