NICL AO Exam Analysis, Prelims Review: June 3rd 2017 (Shift 2)

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NICL AO Exam Analysis, Prelims Review: June 3rd 2017 (Shift 2)

NICL AO Exam Analysis June 3rd 2017 (Shift 2): The Preliminary Written Examination for National Insurance Company Limited (NICL) AO Recruitment 2017 is being held today and tomorrow. Candidates have appeared for the paper in their respective exam centres. NICL AO Prelims 2017 is being held in multiple shifts.

In this article, we will provide our detailed review of NICL AO Prelims Examination held today i.e. 3 June 2017 in Shift-2, with section-wise exam analysis and good attempts.

 

NICL AO Exam Analysis: June 3rd 2017 (Shift-II)

The preliminary examination for NICL AO 2017 comprised of 3 sections i.e. Quantitative Aptitude, Reasoning Ability and English Language. The section-wise questions and marks distribution is as follows.

Section Name Number of Questions Maximum Marks
English Language 30 30
Numerical Ability 35 35
Reasoning Ability 35 35
Total 100 100

The total time was 1 hour i.e. 60 minutes and there was 0.25 mark negative marking for every wrong answer. So, some of the most common questions which we would like you to answer are

  • How was your paper?
  • Were you able to complete it on time?
  • Would you rate the paper as Easy, Moderate or Challenging?

You may enter your thoughts in the comments section below. Here we begin our NICL AO Exam Analysis for the Second shift.

Similar to the first shift, the overall difficulty level of the paper was Easy to Moderate.

Now, let us go section by section into the paper review and understand the areas which were carrying maximum points.

NICL AO Exam Analysis of Quantitative Aptitude Section

The Quantitative Aptitude Section in NICL AO Preliminary Examination today had a Moderate Difficulty Level. The topic-wise breakdown is as follows. 

 Topic Name  Questions
 Data Interpretation  15
 Number Series  5
 Quadratic Equation  5
 Misc. (Profit and Loss, Ages, Partnership, etc.)  10
 Total  35

Apart from Quadratic Equations, most of the paper ranged from moderate to challenging. The questions based on Profit Loss, Ages and DI were time consuming. Some candidates even regarded the quant section to be quite challenging.

An ideal or good attempt in this section would be 18 to 20 questions. Lets move to next section of our review.

NICL AO Exam Analysis of English Language Section

The English Section in NICL AO Preliminary Examination today had an Easy to Moderate Difficulty Level. The topic-wise breakdown is as follows.

 Topic Name  Questions
 Cloze Test  7
 Sentence Correction  6
 Phrase Replacement  6
 Reading Comprehension  11
 Total  30

Most candidates found Cloze Test and Reading Comprehension Questions to be in the range of moderate to slightly challenging. But Sentence Correction and Phrase Replacement Questions were quite easy to solve.

An ideal or good attempt in this section would be 23 to 25 questions. Lets move to next section of our review.

NICL AO Exam Analysis of Reasoning Ability Section

The final part in our analysis is reasoning section. The Reasoning Ability Section in NICL AO Preliminary Examination today was quite Easy to attempt. The topic-wise breakdown is as follows. 

 Topic Name  Questions
 Puzzles/ Seating Arrangement  15
 Coded Inequality  5
 Coding Decoding  5
 Misc. (Direction Sense, Alphabet Seq, etc.)  10
 Total  35

Most candidates found Puzzles and Seating Arrangement based questions to be quite challenging and difficult to solve. Apart from that, most of the reasoning questions were easy to solve in time. An ideal or good attempt in this section would be 24 to 26 questions. We conclude our NICL AO Exam Analysis here.

An ideal GOOD NUMBER OF ATTEMPTS to qualify for NICL AO Mains Examination would be 65 to 71 questions with good accuracy. 

All the best to all the candidates. Stay connected for more information regarding NICL AO Examination.

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