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New India Assurance Admin Officer Exam 2014 Pattern, Sample Papers & Books

Prep Materials for New India Assurance Admin Officer Exam 2014
This blog post follows an earlier blog article titled: New India Assurance Admin Officer Recruitment Notification 2014; Dates, Form & Eligibility and is focused on providing you the study materials for Admin Officers exam, with the exam pattern, sample papers and books.

New India Assurance Exam 2014 Pattern:
The selection process for the Admin Officers in New India Assurance consists of a Written test (Objective & Descriptive questions) followed by Interview for those selected in the Written exam.

Exam Pattern of New India Assurance Admin Officer Exam 2014The Written exam consists of following four papers for Admin Officer (Generalists):
(i) Test of Reasoning
(ii) Test of English Language
(iii) Test of General Awareness
(iv) Test of Quantitative Aptitude.

For Admin Officer Specialists (Finance, Legal & Engineering), there is an additional paper (subject-specific) for “Professional Knowledge” in addition to above four papers.

For both "Generalists" and "Specialists", total number and mark in the exam is 200, each question weighing 1 mark. This  has to be answered in 2 hours.

You can find the pattern/format of New India Assurance Admin Officer Exam 2014 in the table above for both categories of Admin Officers.

Beware! There is negative marks for wrong answer, 1/4th of the mark for each wrong answer.

On the basis of performance in written examination, candidates will be called for Personal Interview (PI). The final merit list will be made on overall performance in written examination and PI.

This exam pattern is very similar to that of the LIC Asst. Admin Officers exam, as you can from my previous blog post titled: LIC AAO Exam Pattern, Sample papers & Books. Also the exam is very similar to the Bank PO exams. Hence you can use the study materials of these two types of exam for the New India Assurance Admin Officers exam too.

Sample paper for New India Assurance Specialists (IT):
I am searching for the free online sample papers of Admin Officers exam and would update this post as and when I find them. So keep visiting.

Books for New India Assurance Admin Officers exam:
I found following books on net for preparation for Insurance Admin Officer Exam, which you may find useful for preparation of the New India Assurance Admin Officers exam.

Insurance Admin Officer  Exam Book
These books are available in most of the bookstores, but you can also order them online by clicking the links below, from which offers huge discounts upto 35%,apart from free shipping/postage in India if the order exceeds Rs. 500/=. You can choose to pay through Credit Card/Debit Card/Internet Banking. You can also choose to pay through “Cash-on-Delivery” i.e. you pay in cash only when the same is delivered at your doorstep:

LIC AAO Exam Guide By RPH Editorial Board
List Price: Rs.440, Offer Price: Rs.286, Discount: Rs.154 (35%)

NICL (National Insurance Companies Ltd.)/GIC AO (Administrative Officer Exam) Practice Work Book; Publisher: Kiran
Price: Rs. 195

Complete Success Package LIC AAO: Assistant Administrative Officer Exam of Life Insurance Corporation of India; Publisher: ARIHANT
List Price: Rs.265, Offer Price: Rs.252, Discount: Rs. 13 (5%)

List Price: Rs.410, Offer Price: Rs.349, Discount: Rs. 61 (14%)

Prep Books for specific test-sections of New India Assurance Admin Officer Exam:
Buy the book according to the area of your weakness:
A Modern Approach To Verbal & Non-Verbal Reasoning by R. S. Aggarwal
List Price: Rs.725/=; Offer Price: Rs.464/=; Discount: Rs. 261/= (36%)
List Price: Rs.410/=; Offer Price: Rs.246/=; Discount: Rs. 164 (40%)
List Price: Rs.235/=; Offer Price: Rs.169/=; Discount: Rs. 66/= (28%)
Text Book of Quickest Mathematics: Quantitative Aptitude & Numerical Ability Useful for all Competitive Exams by Kiran Prakashan
List Price: Rs.325/=; Offer Price: Rs.260/=; Discount: Rs. 65/= (20%)

New India Assurance GD Topics and Interview questions:
This blog has excellent materials to help you prepare for the New India Assurance PO Interview & Group Discussion with a list of Interview questions & GD topics.

For Interview, click here to visit this article, which tells you what are the requirements an interviewer looks for in you. It also gives you an interesting YouTube video telling you how you can also analyze an interviewer and hence be prepared for it. And than it gives you a list of 99 interview questions, which are most repeated in every other interview! These questions helps you prepare yourself.

In the New India Assurance Interview, apart from other areas, questions about New India Assurance as an organisation are bound to be asked. So go through the About us page of the website.

Similarly for GD, click here to visit this article, which tells you what are the essential qualities you need to have and how you can prepare for the same, along with a YouTube video of a mock-GD. Further this article tells you what are the different types of GD, along with example of GD topics.

New India Assurance Admin Officers Exam results:
After you appear in the New India Assurance exam, you would naturally would like to see the result. Check them in the proper time in this New India Assurance exam result website.

Hope with above Exam Pattern, Sample papers & books for the New India Assurance Admin Officers exam, you would be able to appear in the exam confidently. I would look out for more New India Assurance prep-materials on the net and would post the same as I find them. So visit me again!