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NIACL Assistant Eligibility

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NIACL Assistant Eligibility

shape Introduction

Prospective individuals for NIACL Assistant positions, should check the eligibility criterion, before applying for the position through the online application form. To apply for NIACL Assistant 2018 Recruitment, the candidates must be eligible as per the educational qualifications, age limit, nationality.

Educational/Academic Qualifications Nationality/Citizenship Age Limit
Graduation Degree from a university or institution recognized by the Govt.
Of India or any equivalent qualification recognized as such by the Central Government.


The candidate should have passed in English as one of the subjects at SSC/ HSC/ Intermediate/ Graduation level.


Candidate should possess certificate in proof of passing the qualifying examination as on date of application registration.


Knowledge of Regional Language of the State for which a candidate applies is essential

A candidate applying for recruitment in the Company must be either:

  • A Citizen of India,
  • A Subject of Nepal,
  • A Subject of Bhutan,
  • A Tibetan Refugee,
  • A Person of Indian Origin (PIO) Migrated from specific countries – Check Nationality section below.

Note:
✦ Non-Indian Citizens mentioned above should have an intention of permanently settling in India.
✦ A certificate of eligibility has to be issued by the Government of India for non-citizens.

A candidate:
✦Candidates born not earlier than 1st July 1988 and not later than 30th June 1997 (both days inclusive)

✦Age Limit: 2130 years. Age-Relaxation for SC/ ST/ OBC/ PWD/ Others as mentioned in below sections

shape Eligibility

  • A candidate must possess the minimum qualification of Graduation in any discipline from a recognized University or any equivalent qualification recognized as such by the Central Government.

  • The candidate should have passed in English as one of the subjects at SSC/ HSC/ Intermediate/ Graduation level. Candidate should possess certificate in proof of passing the qualifying examination as on date of application registration.

  • Knowledge of Regional Language of the State for which a candidate applies is essential. Proficiency in the Regional Language of the State/UT (Candidates should know to read, write and speak the Regional Language of the State/UT against the vacancies for which a candidate wishes to apply, is essential. (To ascertain the candidate’s familiarity with the Regional Language of the State/UT, a language test will be conducted before final selection. Candidates not found to be proficient in the Regional Language Test would be disqualified.)


A candidate applying for recruitment in the Company must be either:


    a) a citizen of India, or

    b) a subject of Nepal, or

    c) a subject of Bhutan, or

    d) a Tibetan refugee who came over to India before 1st January, 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India, or

    e) a person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United


Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India.

Provided that a candidate belonging to categories (b), (c), (d) and (e) shall be a person in whose favour a certificate of eligibility has been issued by the Government of India

Minimum Age: 21 years; Maximum Age: 30 years (as on. 30.06.2018) Candidates born not earlier than 1st July 1988 and not later than 30th June 1997 (both days inclusive) are only eligible to apply.

The upper age limit will be relaxed as under:

SL. No. Category Upper Age Relaxation
1 Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe 5 years
2 Other Backward Classes (eligible for reservation) 3 years
3 Persons With Disability 10 years
4 Ex-Servicemen / Disabled Ex-Servicemen Actual period of service rendered in the defense forces +
3 years subject to maximum of 45 years.
5 Widows, Divorced women and women legally separated from their husbands who have not remarried 5 years
6 Persons ordinarily domiciled in the Kashmir Division of the
6 State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period 1-1-80 to 31-12-89
5 years
7 Existing Employees of The New India Assurance Co.Ltd 5 years

Under section 34 of “The Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016”, persons with benchmark disabilities are eligible for Reservation. Only such persons would be eligible for reservation who suffer from not less than 40% of specified disability and are certified by certifying authorities as per the Act. Accordingly, candidates with the following disabilities are eligible to apply.

Candidates claiming such benefits should possess certificate in original issued by the Competent Authority on or before the last date of online submission of application In the prescribed format (Format available at the end of this advertisement) and should produce the same in support of their claim at the time of Regional Language Test/at any stage of the recruitment process.


    a) Visual Impairment (Blindness and Low Vision);

    b) Hearing Impairment (Deaf and hard of hearing);

    c) Locomotor Disability (OH) including cerebral palsy, leprosy cured, dwarfism, acid attack victims and muscular dystrophy);

    d) Autism, intellectual disability, specific learning disability, mental illness;

    e) Multiple disabilities from amongst persons under clauses (a) to (d) including deaf – blindness in the post identified for each disabilities.


Guidelines for Persons with Disabilities Using a Scribe:

The visually impaired candidates and candidates whose writing speed is adversely affected permanently for any reason can use their own scribe at their cost during the online examination, subject to limits as in (ii) and (iii) below. In all such cases where a scribe is used, the following rules will apply:


  • The candidate will have to arrange his/her own scribe at his/her own cost.

  • The scribe arranged by the candidate should not be a candidate for the same examination. If violation of the above is detected at any stage of the process, candidature of both the candidate and the scribe will be cancelled. Candidates eligible for and who wish to use the services of a scribe in the examination should invariably carefully indicate the same in the online application form. Any subsequent request may not be favourably entertained.

  • A person acting as a scribe for one candidate cannot be a scribe for another candidate.

  • The scribe may be from any academic stream.

  • Both the candidate as well as scribe will have to give a suitable undertaking confirming that the scribe fulfils all the stipulated eligibility criteria for a scribe mentioned above. Further in case it later transpires that he/she did not fulfill any laid down eligibility criteria or suppressed material facts the candidature of the applicant will stand cancelled, irrespective of the result of the online examination.

  • Those candidates who use a scribe shall be eligible for compensatory time of 20 minutes for every hour of the examination or as otherwise advised.

  • Only candidates registered for compensatory time will be allowed such concessions since compensatory time given to candidates shall be system based, it shall not be possible for the test conducting agency to allow such time if he / she is not registered for the same. Candidates not registered for compensatory time shall not be allowed such concessions.


(ii)Guidelines for Candidates with locomotor disability and cerebral palsy

A compensatory time of 20 minutes per hour or otherwise advised shall be permitted for the candidates with locomotor disability and cerebral palsy where dominant (writing) extremity is affected to the extent of slowing the performance of function (minimum of 40%impairment).

(iii)Guidelines for Visually Impaired candidates


  • Visually Impaired candidates (who suffer from not less than 40% of disability) may opt to view the contents of the test in magnified font and all such candidates will be eligible for compensatory time of 20 minutes for every hour of examination or otherwise advised.

  • Visually impaired candidates who utilize the services of the scribe will not be able to view the contents in the magnified font.

Ex-Serviceman:
Only those candidates shall be treated as Ex-Servicemen who fulfill the revised definition as laid down in Government of India. Ministry of Home Affairs, Department of Personnel and Administrative Reforms Notification No.36034/5/85/Estt (SCT) dated 27&1January 1986 as amended from time to time.


Disabled Ex-Serviceman:
Ex-Serviceman, who while serving in Armed Forces of the Union, disabled in operation against the enemy in disturbed areas, shall be treated as Disabled Ex-Serviceman (DISEXS).


Dependents of Serviceman killed in Action:
Servicemen killed in the following operations would be deemed to have been killed in action attributable to Military Service


    (a) War

    (b) War like operations or border skirmishes either with Pakistan on cease fire line or any other country

    (c) Fighting against armed hostiles in a counter insurgency environment viz. Nagaland, Mizoram, etc.

    (d) Serving with peace-keeping mission abroad

    (e) Laying or clearance of mines including enemy mines as also mine sweeping operation between one month before and three months after conclusion of an operation (0 Frostbite during actual operations or during the period specified by the Government

    (g) Dealing with agitating Para-Military forces personnel

    (h) IPKF personnel killed during the operations in Sri Lanka.


For the purpose of availing the concession of reservation for dependents of Servicemen killed in action, the member of the family would include his widow, son, daughter or his near relations who agree to support his family and an affidavit stating that the relaxation is availed by one dependent of Serviceman or not availed by any dependent of Servicemen killed in action will have to be submitted at the time of Regional Language Test.

The relaxation in upper age limit is not available to dependents of the Servicemen killed in action.