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OICL Administrative Officer (AO) Generalist/Specialist Syllabus & Scheme

Oriental Insurance Company Limited (OICL) recruitment of Administrative officer (Scale- I) 2019 is being done through an online exam for which every candidate has to prepare well. There are 2 posts- GENERALIST & SPECIALIST for which the exam is being conducted. The applicants need to refer to the OICL AO Syllabus & Exam Pattern in great details so as to prepare well for the exam.

OICL AO Generalist/ Specialist Exam Syllabus 2019

The syllabus topics for all sections of exam are-

Quantitative Aptitude: In this section all the questions are asked from simplification, averages, number system, Time & Work, Area & Volume, profit & Loss, Simple & Compound Interest, Investment, HCF & LCM, Problem On Ages, Percentages, Graphs & Charts, Time & Speed

General Awareness: In this section, current affairs of national & international events is the main focus. More questions on  Banking, General Science, important dates, Technology, Sports & Culture are asked in exam. Political, social, economic, geographical questions are asked in the exam.

Reasoning: This section will include the questions based on both verbal & non- verbal type. The questions are based on general intelligence. Venn Diagrams, Arithmetic Series, Coding & de-coding, Comprehension Reasoning, Statement & Conclusions, syllogistic reasoning, Seating Arrangements, pattern matching, missing patterns, odd man series are type of questions asked in exam.

Computer Awareness: This is the important part of every post so every individual need to know basics of computers. Computer Organization, MS Office (MS word, MS Excel, MS power point), Internet, LAN, WAN, Generations, Input & Output Device questions are asked in the exam.

English Language: In this section, the questions are asked from Vocabulary (Synonyms, Antonyms), comprehension passages, grammar (nouns, verbs, adjectives, adverbs), idioms & proverbs, phrasal verbs, sentence completion

In Descriptive Test, it is important to increase the vocabulary and knowledge. So, practice the essay writing, précis writing for the better performance in exam.

Note: In OICL AO Specialist Officer Syllabus, basic questions on accounts, marketing, legal, actuaries are also included.

OICL AO Selection Procedure 2019

  1. Phase- I: Preliminary Exam
  2. Phase II: Main Exam
  3. Phase III: interview

OICL AO Exam Pattern 2019

Phase- I-

Total Marks 100
Total Time 1 Hour
Exam Mode Online
Exam Type Objective
Subjects Included (Marks) English (30)
Reasoning Ability (35)
Quantitative Aptitude (35)

Phase- II-

Total Marks 200 (Objective) + 30 (Descriptive on computer)
Total Time 2 Hours + 30 min
Exam Mode Online
Subjects Included (Marks) Generalists (Each section of 50 marks) Specialists (Each section of 40 marks)
English English
Reasoning Ability Reasoning Ability
Quantitative Aptitude Quantitative Aptitude
General Awareness General Awareness
Professional Knowledge

In Descriptive test of 30 minutes in which the questions will be from-

  • Letter writing- 10 marks
  • Essay Writing- 20 marks


  1. The candidates need to qualify the descriptive test but the marks will not be added into final merit list for interview
  2. One- fourth marks will be deducted for each wrong answer.

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  1. Joseph Mathew says:

    Could you please provide me with the syllabus of orientatal insurance company SO Automobile.

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