UIIC AO Recruitment 2016: Apply Now for 300 Posts

UIIC AO Recruitment 2016 Apply Now for 300 Posts

UIIC AO Recruitment 2016: United India Insurance Company Limited (UIIC) has recently published an official notification inviting aspirants to apply for the post of Administrative Officer (Scale 1). There are 300 vacancy for the post of General and Specialist Profile. Interested candidates can begin applying for the recruitment examination as soon as they have read all the essential information related UIIC AO Eligibility Criteria, Selection Process, Age Limit, Education Qualification etc.

The Last Date to submit your UIIC AO Application is 17 May 2016. Make sure that you submit your application form online before this date.


UIIC AO Vacancy for Generalist and Specialist Post

As per UIIC AO Notification, there are 300 vacancy in total. There will be multiple disciplines under Specialist Profile. The Discipline-Wise UIIC AO Vacancy is as follows.

 UIIC AO Specialist Discipline   Vacancy
 Finance  43
 Civil Engineering  5
 Legal  15
 Mechanical & Electrical Engineering  15
 Actuary  2
 Total  80

Since there 220 Generalist Vacancies, the total comes to 300 Posts.

UIIC Post   Vacancy
 Specialist  80
 Generalist  220
 Total  300

Hence, the number of post vacancies is quite good. The person who is selected for the post of UIIC AO has a basic pay of Rs. 32795 – 1610 (14) – 55335 – 1745 (4) – 62315 and earns beneefits in the form of  Gratuity, LTS, Medical, Group Personal Accident Insurance, Performance Linked Incentive (PLI), NPS, Leased Accommodation.

Hence, a UIIC AO can earn upto Rs. 48,000 per month. Not bad, eh? Let us go through the eligibility criteria quickly and apply for the post of UIIC Administrative Officer (Scale 1).


UIIC AO Eligibility Criteria

An aspirant must fulfill the basic criteria for moving forward in the application process. The major points in UIIC AO Eligibility Criteria (Scale-I) are as follows.

Age Limit

The candidates’ age should be between 21-30 years as on 31 March 2016. The Age relaxation on the Upper Limit has been set as per government rules, regulations and norms.

  • SC/ ST: 5 Years
  • OBC: 3 Years
  • PH: 10 Years
  • PH + OBC: 13 Years
  • PH + SC/ST: 15 Years
  • J&K Domicile: 5 Years
  • Ex-Servicemen: Actual period of service rendered in Defense Services + 3 Years
  • Widows, Divorced Women Judicially Separated: 9 Years
  • Existing Employees of Public Sector General Insurance Companies: 8 Years

The relaxation will only be applicable if the aspirant has the right credentials/ certificates/ documents for the same.

Educational Qualification

Depending on the post a candidate applies to, the educational qualification will be analysed.

  • For Generalist Profile, a candidates must possess atleast a Graduation Degree from a recognized institute or college.
  • For Specialist Profile, the minimum educational qualification will depend on the discipline you opt for.
Discipline Minimum Qualification
Finance Chartered Accountant (ICAI)/ Cost Accountant (ICWA)/ MBA Finance / M.Com. /B.Com.
Mechanical & Electrical Engineering B.Tech/ B.E. in Mechanical/ Electrical Engineering OR Graduate in Mechanical/ Electrical Engineering with Diploma (min. 1 year) in Mechanical/ Electrical Engineering
Civil Engineering B.Tech/ B.E. in Civil Engineering OR Graduate in Civil Engineering with Diploma (min. 1 year) in Civil Engineering
Legal Law Degree and preferably 3 years’ experience as a practising Lawyer (2 years for SC/ST)
Actuary Bachelors Degree in Statistics/ Mathematics/ Actuarial Science or other quantitative discipline

The Selection Process for the post of UIIC AO involves an online examination followed by an interview. The Written Exam will be objective and descriptive.


UIIC AO Selection Criteria

For the recruitment of candidates to both Generalist and Specialist Posts, the process will be completed in the following stages.

Stage 1: Written Test (Objective)

An online written test of objective pattern is conducted for both Generalist and Specialist Profile. There are 5 sections in total and the portion varies for the each.

  • For UIIC AO Generalist Post, the questions will be based on Reasoning Ability, English Language, Quantitative Aptitude, General Awareness (with special reference to financial sector) and Computer Literacy.
  • For UIIC AO Specialist Post, the questions will be based on Reasoning Ability, English Language, Quantitative Aptitude, General Awareness (with special reference to financial sector) and Professional Knowledge.

Even though the final section is different for both posts, the total time allotted will remain the same. The total number of questions will be 200 with each question carrying 1 mark and the time allotted to solve objective paper is 2 Hours (120 Minutes).

Stage 2: Written Test (Descriptive)

Although this is essentially the part of Stage 1, it is being differentiated only to that this one will be a descriptive test. Descriptive Questions include Essay Writing and Letter Writing and the total marks for descriptive test is 30. 

To qualify in this round, you need to score atleast 15 Marks in you belong to General Category and 13.5 Marks has been set as the official benchmark for SC/ ST Category Candidates. The total time allotted will be 30 Minutes. 

Stage 3: Interview

Candidates who make through the written examination are called for the interview round. The final merit list is prepared on the basis of your performance in Written Examination and Interview.

To read more about UIIC AO Syllabus and Exam Pattern, click here. After you have gathered enough information regarding UIIC Administrative Officer Recruitment 2016, proceed to our final section which will guide you on how to submit your application for UIIC AO Written Paper.


UIIC AO 2016: How to Apply

The application process for UIIC AO Recruitment is online. The application fee is non-refundable and must be paid through online mode only using Debit Cards, Credit Cards, Net Banking, IMPS, Cash Cards or Mobile Wallets. The application fee for UIIC AO is

  • Rs 100/- for SC/ ST/ PWD/ Permanent Employee of UIIC
  • Rs. 600 for others

Follow these simple steps to submit your application online for UIIC AO Recruitment 2016 for Generalist and Specialist Profile.

  1. Visit UIIC Official Website: uiic.co.in
  2. Select Careers and go to Recruitment of Administrative Officers (Scale I) (Generalist & Specialist)-2016
  3. To apply for the post of UIIC AO 2016, click here
  4. Make sure you enter all details after checking all valid credentials.
  5. Upload your photograph and signature and pay fee online.
  6. Submit your application form and take a print for future use.

For now, the Exam Date for Written Examination is set for 12 June 2016 on a tentative basis. Stay connected for more information related to UIIC AO Exam Pattern, Syllabus and Preparation Tips.

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  1. Hi Sir,I am mechanical student as there are less posts in mechanical sector should i keep preferred dicipline as generalist ?

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