How to start preparing for NICL AO Prelims Exam 2017

How to start preparing for NICL AO Prelims Exam 2017

How to start preparing for NICL AO Prelims 2017: National Insurance Company Limited is the Government owned general Insurance company established in the year 1906 and its headquarter is located in the city of Kolkata.  NICL is the subsidiary of General Insurance Company Limited.

NICL is going to recruit candidates for the post of Administrative Officer. The commission will conduct an online assessment to validate candidates for the post of NICL AO. The question is: Are you prepared for the upcoming exam ??


How to start preparing for NICL AO Prelims Exam 2017

This might be the biggest question for every beginner as, weak strategy or without guidance you may not be shortlisted. If you are planning to start for your NICL AO preparation now, then one month window is enough provided you utilize the time well. The Online Computer Based Test (CBT) for NICL AO Prelims 2017 will be conducted in objective MCQ pattern. This test would be of 60 minutes duration consisting of 3 sections- English Language, Quantitative Aptitude and Reasoning Ability.

For more info, click on the image given below:NICL AO Prelims Exam Pattern & Syllabus 2017

Plan your strategies according to your capabilities eg: If one is good in quant, then he/ she has to work on Reasoning/ English & vice-versa. The main focus is to utilize the upcoming days efficiently & plan well keeping this proverb in mind: If You Fail to Plan, You Plan to Fail. Give yourself the best chance with these top pointers hacked by OnlineTyari experts:

Set Goals and Milestones 

Enlist the topics you need to focus on in the upcoming days and set goals that are feasible in terms of the numbers like Topics to be made into strengths, Marks to be target section-wise, Marks to target in Overall Examination etc and start preparation accordingly.

Make a Proper Schedule 

Aspirants must be able to manage the time for the topics need to be covered. Given the vastness of syllabus, a proper strategic plan will give you an extra edge. Also, you should be extra prepared for different type of questions asked in the exam.

Proper practice of Mock Tests will help candidates to know where they need to concentrate & how much time they are taking to solve each question.

Make use of free resources

You can start accessing the free resources. To help you improve in the best possible way, we are uploading free mock tests below. All you have to do is practice, practice & practice 🙂


Reasoning Aptitude Mock Test Series by OnlineTyari

This mock test contains 25 questions. Reasoning ability test specially prepared by OnlineTyari Team for Railways, SSC, IBPS & other Government exams preparation. It has questions based on Verbal, Logical and Non Verbal Reasoning.

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Numerical Ability Mock Test Series by OnlineTyari

This mock test contains 25 questions. OnlineTyari has came up with Numerical Ability Test Series for your thorough practice in the exam season. Try a few questions to explore.

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English Language Mock Test Series by OnlineTyari

This mock test contains 25 questions. It contains Tests English Reading Comprehension, Synonyms, Antonyms, One Word Substitution and knowledge of English Grammar. Try a few questions to explore.

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Practicing mock test series will help you to manage time and increase your speed. Test Your Preparation level & Learn from your mistakes!

Refer to the right sources & books

A great test series would help you schedule your preparation better, minimize silly mistakes in the actual exam, help you evaluate yourself and give you enough pointers to improve upon. Onlinetyari recommends you to join a good test series and be regular with your tests.


NICL AO 2017 Mock Test Series by Cosmos Bookhive Publications

This mock test contains 100 questions comprising all three subjects. It covers different topics so that you get familiar with most of the topics. This practice test is designed for the NICL AO aspirants.

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National insurance company limited Administrative by Upkar Publications

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Identify Focus Areas & Prioritise your approach

Now as you read along the book, always ensure that you know the sub-topics you have to pay more attention to. These focus areas are necessary because they could be topics that are usually asked directly/indirectly in the exam OR are critical to your understanding of other topics as you proceed. As you prepare, always pay more attention to these areas. Make sure you have thoroughly understood each of them before you proceed further.

We would come up with our own list of Focus Areas in a later blog post 😃

Time Management

Time is very important thing to keep in mind while preparing for any Government Job exam. You need to understand the importance of time of how it plays a big role in your success. You should practise the question paper with a stop watch and see how much time you giving to each question. It can help immensely  and boost your confidence when you will undergo the actual examination.

Follow Pomodoro Technique

Pomodoro Technique is basically a time management technique in order to get a proper relaxation time for the mind between the studies. According to this technique, studying is divided into 30 mins of slots in which 25 mins is preparation time and rest is relax time and after every 4 pomodoro, a 15 min of Gap is required. Interesting? Try this !!

This is all for the day. Follow the above tips to score good marks in your upcoming exam. Do not overthink about things you might have to be leave out. Be confident with your goals that you set initially and just try to fulfill them. Stay connected for more info as we would come up with our own list of Focus Areas in a later blog post.

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