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April 11, 2013

UIIC Admin Officer Exam Pattern, Papers & Books

United Insurance Admin Officer Exam Pattern, Papers & BooksUIIC (United India Insurance Company) Ltd. Exam for selection of Admin Officers (called as Generalist Officers) is going to be held on 26th May, 2013 and this article is being written to help you prepare for the same by providing you the prep materials United Insurance Admin Officer Exam - the sample papers and prep books along with a discussion on the exam pattern.

This blog post follows my earlier blog article on United India Insurance Recruitment 2013 Notification, Form & Eligibility, which introduces you to the United Insurance Admin Officer exam and tells you how to apply for the same. If you have so far not applied for the exam but would like to, you would definitely find the article informative.

United Insurance Admin Officer selection process:
Selection Procedure for United Insurance Admin Officer consists of an Online exam followed by a pen-paper  written exam. After this, interview shall be held. Based on the relative performance of all the candidates, cut-off marks of Online exam would be decided by United India Insurance. As per the notification almost 2700 candidates (445 vacancy x 6) are likely to be called for the pen-paper  written exam. The marks you score in the pen-paper exam would be qualifying only. Shortlisting for Interview would be based on the Online exam.

United Insurance Admin Officer written exam format/pattern/Syllabus:
As said above, United Insurance Admin Officer written exam would be held in two phases:
1st Phase: Online exam (to be held on 26th May, 2013) which will be of Objective type.

2nd Phase: Pen-paper exam (to be held 2 to 3 weeks from the result date of above Online exam) which will be of Descriptive type.

Exam Pattern of United Insurance AO Online exam:
United Insurance Admin Officer Online Exam Pattern
This consists of a single paper of 200 question, 200 marks with 2 hour duration. 

You can find the section-wise mark-distribution in the table at right. As you can see although there are four sections, the fourth section has three components: GK, Financial Awareness & Computer Knowledge. So all-in-all there are 6 test-sections.

Exam Pattern of United Insurance AO Descriptive exam:
The United Insurance Descriptive Test is only about English - it consists of  Essay, précis writing and Letter writing in English. You only need to qualify in the descriptive test - the marks in descriptive paper shall not be counted for final selection

United Insurance Admin Officer exam sample online papers:
First thing that you would like to know while preparing for a United Insurance Admin Officer exam is where to find those online sample papers. I did some scouting for you on the net, but could not find any paper specific to United Insurance Admin Officer exam.

Also, as told above, United Insurance written exam pattern is very similar to the Bank PO exams. Therefore my previous blog posts on SBI PO Exam Pattern, Papers & Books should be useful to you to download sample papers section-wise for United Insurance written exam.

The above sample/previous years papers for United Insurance Admin Officer exam can be used to know what type of questions are asked. However, for in-depth preparation you need to use the prep-books, which gives you more questions.

United Insurance Admin Officer exam books:
Insurance Admin Officer  Exam Book
I found following books on net for preparation for Insurance Admin Officer Exam. 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 30%,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:

List Price: Rs.345, Offer Price: Rs.276, Discount:Rs. 69 (20%)

Prep Books for specific test-sections of United Insurance Admin Officer Exam:
List Price: Rs.235/=; Offer Price: Rs.169/=; Discount: Rs. 66/= (28%)
TMH Objective English For Competitive Examinations By Hari Prasad
List Price: Rs.410/=; Offer Price: Rs.246/=; Discount: Rs. 164 (40%)
Objective Computer Knowledge & Literacy Publisher: Kiran Prakashan
Price: Rs. 85

United Insurance Admin Officer interview questions and preparation materials:
For those of you who qualify the written exam of the written exam, you would have to appear the United Insurance interview.

This blog has some excellent material to help you prepare for the United Insurance interview with a list of Interview questions. 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.

Hope above information on study materials for United Insurance written exam as well as materials for United Insurance interview would help you in cracking the Admin Officers Exam. I would be on look out for more resources on the net for United Insurance written exam and would post the same, as soon as I come across them. Therefore keep visiting this blog!
Best wishes!