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NIACL Assistant Exam Pattern

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NIACL Assistant Exam Pattern

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Understanding the exam pattern and syllabus will help the candidates in devising effective preparation strategies. Speed/Time management is vital in obtaining a good score in any competitive exam and hence, analysis of NIACL Assistant exam pattern and syllabus is very crucial to be able to complete the exams in the stipulated time.


The NIACL Assistant Selection Process involves Two tiers: Tier I – Preliminary Examination, Tier II – Main Examination. Candidates shortlisted in the online Main examination will subsequently be called for Regional Language Test to be conducted by the Company, at select centers.


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The Preliminary Examination (Online Objective Test) for 100 marks, would be of one-hour duration and will consist of 3 sections as follows:

SL. No. Name of the test No of questions Marks Duration
1 Test of English Language 30 30 20 Minutes
2 Test of Reasoning 35 35 20 Minutes
3 Test of Numerical Ability 35 35 20 Minutes
Total 100 100

The structure of Main Examination (Online objective test), Main Examination will consist of Online Objective Test for 250 marks to be conducted in duration of 120 minutes.

SL. No. Name of the test No of questions Marks Duration
1 Test of Reasoning 40 50 Composite Time 120 minutes
2 Test of English Language 40 50
3 Test of General Awareness 40 50
4 Computer Knowledge 40 50
5 Test of Numerical Ability 40 50
Total 200 250
Total marks obtained as above shall be proportionately reduced to a base of 35 marks

Candidates shortlisted in the online Main examination will subsequently be called for Regional Language Test to be conducted by the Company, at select centers. The name and address of the Centre, time & date of this test will be informed to the shortlisted candidates on official website.


  • The Regional Language Test will be of qualifying nature only. No Scores will be allotted for the same.

  • The Final Merit List state wise and category wise shall be prepared in descending order of the marks secured by the candidates in the Online Main Examination subject to qualifying the Regional Language Test. Candidates who fall within the number of vacancies in the merit list shall be considered for appointment subject to Medical Fitness. Candidates will be intimated of the same through the Company’s website. The candidates are requested to check the website regularly.

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