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RECRUITMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICERS IN THE ORIENTAL INSURANCE COMPANY LIMITED

Oriental Insurance Company Limited, has given an employment notification for the recruitment of 300 Administrative Officer (Scale-I) vacancies it is a leading Public Sector General Insurance Company & wholly owned by Government of India.

A. Examination Pattern

Phase-I: Preliminary Examination

S NO Test Name Type of test Maximum Marks Duration Version
1 English language Objective 30 1 Hour English
2 Reasoning Ability Objective 35 English / Hindi
3 Quantitative Aptitude Objective 35 English / Hindi
Total 100

Phase-II: Main Examination

(i) Objective Test: The Objective Test of 2 hours duration consists of 4 sections (Generalists) and 5 sections (Specialists) for total 200 marks.

For Generalists

S NO Test Name Type of test Maximum Marks Duration Version
1 Test of Reasoning Ability Objective 50 120 Minutes English / Hindi
2 Test of English Language Objective 50 English
3 Test of General Awareness Objective 50 English / Hindi
4 Test of Quantitative Aptitude Objective 50 English / Hindi
Total (Aggregate) 200

For Specialists

S NO Test Name Type of test Maximum Marks Duration Version
1 Test of Reasoning Ability Objective 40 120 Minutes English / Hindi
2 Test of English Language Objective 40 English
3 Test of General Awareness Objective 40 English / Hindi
4 Test of Quantitative Aptitude Objective 40 English / Hindi
5 Test of Professional Knowledge Objective 40 English / Hindi
Total (Aggregate) 200

(ii) Descriptive Test: The Descriptive Test of 30 minutes duration with 30 marks will be a Test of English Language (Letter Writing-10marks & Essay-20 marks). The descriptive test will be in English and will be conducted through on-line mode. Each candidate will be required to obtain a minimum score for each section of objective test separately for short listing for the Descriptive test evaluation/Interview. Descriptive answer script would be evaluated only in respect of those candidates who qualify the objective test and also score high. Depending on the number Page 6 of 28 of vacancies available, cut offs will be decided for Descriptive paper evaluation. Each candidate will be required to obtain a minimum total score (to be decided by the Company according to number of vacancies) in the objective test (main examination) and qualify in the descriptive test for short listing for the Interview.

B. Fee Details

S NO Category Name Application Fee
1 SC/ ST / PWD Rs. 100/- (Intimation Charges Only)
2 All candidates other than SC/ ST / PWD Rs. 600/- (Application fee including intimation charges)

C. Important Dates

S NO Name of Exams Tentative Dates
1 Publication of Advertisement in Employment News In the month of August 2017
2 On line Registration commences from / Payment of fees 18.08.2017
3 Last Date for Online Registration / payment of fees 15.09.2017
4 Dates of online Examination Phase – I : 22.10.2017 (Tentative)
Phase – II : 18.11.2017 (Tentative)

EDUCATION QUALIFICATIONS & ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

Educational Qualification (as on 31.07.2017)

Candidates must possess the minimum qualification as listed in the table below from a recognized University or any equivalent qualification recognized as such by Central Government.

Candidates should possess certificate in proof of passing the qualifying examination as on 31.07.2017.

Note:

1. Educational qualification should be from a University/Institution/Board recognized by Govt. of India/approved by Govt. Regulatory Bodies and the result should have been declared on or before 31.07.2017.

2. Proper document from Board / University for having declared the result on or before 31.07.2017 has to be submitted at the time of interview.

3. The candidate must possess valid mark-sheet / Degree Certificate of the necessary qualification as on 31.07.2017.

4. Percentage marks shall be as mentioned in the final mark-sheet/degree of the university. The fraction of percentage so mentioned will be ignored i.e. 59.99% will be treated as less than 60%.

5. Where CGPA/OGPA are awarded, the candidate will have to produce a certificate issued by the appropriate authority inter alia stating the norms of the University regarding conversion of grade into percentage and the percentage of marks scored by the candidate in terms of norms.

S NO Discipline Minimum Qualification (Graduation/Post Graduation degree from a recognized University )
1 Accounts M.Com. with 55% for SC/ST and 60% for Others from a recognized University
or
Chartered Accountants (ICAI)
or
Cost and Management Accountant (The Institute of Cost Accountants of India) earlier known as Cost and Wok Accountants (ICWAI)
or
MBA (Finance) with 55% for SC/ST and 60% for Others from a recognized University
2 Actuaries Graduate with 55% for SC/ST and 60% for Others in any discipline from a recognized university & has passed 4 Actuarial Papers from Institute of Actuaries of India (IAI) or Institute and Faculty of Actuary, UK (IFoA)
3 Engineers (Automobile) Graduate/Post Graduate Degree in engineering(4 or 5 Years) with automobile engineering as a subject, with 55% for SC/ST and 60% for Others from a recognized University.
4 Legal Graduate in Law with 55% for SC/ST and 60% for Others from a recognized University.
5 Medical Officer M.B.B.S
6 Generalist Graduate in any stream with 55% for SC/ST and 60% for Others from a recognized University.

Note: a) Qualifications mentioned above should be from any of the recognized Indian Universities duly approved by the UGC or any of the recognized Indian Institutes duly approved by AICTE.

b) Preference will be given to candidates having post qualification experience in their area of specialization. Company’s decision in this regard shall be final.

c) The candidate must possess valid Mark-sheet / Degree Certificate of the necessary qualification as on 31.07.2017.

Age as on 31.07.2017

Minimum Age: 21 years Maximum Age: 30 years, as on 31.07.2017 i.e. a candidate must have been born not earlier than 1st August 1987 and not later than 31st July 1996 (both dates inclusive).

Relaxation in upper age limit shall be as follows:

S NO Category Age relaxation
1 Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe 5 years
2 Other Backward Classes (Non creamy layer) 3 years
3 Persons With Disability 10 years
4 Ex-Servicemen, Commissioned Officers including Emergency Commissioned Officers (ECOs)/ Short Service Commissioned Officers (SSCO s) who have rendered at least 5 years military service as on 31.07.2017 and have been released; (a) on completion of assignment (including those whose assignment is due to be completed within one year from 31.07.2017) otherwise than by way of dismissal or discharge on account of misconduct or inefficiency; or (b) on account of physical disability attributable to Military Service; or (c) on invalidment. The ECOs/SSCOs who have completed an initial period of assignment of five years of Military Service as on 31.07.2017 and whose assignment has been extended beyond five years and in whose case the Ministry of Defence issues a certificate that they can apply for civil employment and that they will be released on three months’ notice on selection from the date of receipt of offer of appointment. 5 years
5 Defence service personnel disabled in operation during the hostilities with any foreign country or in a disturbed area and released as consequence thereof 3 years
6 Persons ordinarily domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period 1-1-80 to 31.12.1989 Gen: 5 year
OBC: 8 years
SC/ST:10 years
7 Existing Confirmed Employees of Public Sector General Insurance Companies (including GIC & Agriculture Insurance Company of India Ltd.) 8 years

Note: i. In case of a candidate who is eligible for relaxation under more than one of the above categories, the age relaxation will be available on a cumulative basis subject to the maximum age not exceeding 45 years.

ii. Candidates seeking age relaxation will be required to submit copies of necessary certificate(s) and produce the original certificate(s) for verification at the time of interview and /or any subsequent stage of recruitment process.

iii. If a person with disability is entitled to age concession by virtue of being an Existing Confirmed Employee of Public Sector General Insurance Companies (including GIC & Agriculture Insurance Company of India Ltd.), concession to him/her will be admissible either as a ‘person with disability’ or as a ‘Existing Confirmed Employee of Public Sector General Insurance Companies (including GIC & Agriculture Insurance Company of India Ltd.)’ whichever may be more beneficial to him/her.

iv. There is no reservation for Ex-servicemen in Officers’ Cadre.

MARKS SCHEME DETAILS

Penalty for Wrong Answers (Applicable to both – Preliminary and Main examination):

There will be penalty for wrong answers marked in the Objective Tests. Each question for which a wrong answer has been given by the candidate, one-fourth of the marks assigned to that question will be deducted as penalty to arrive at corrected score. If a question is left blank, i.e. no answer is marked by the candidate; there will be no penalty for that question. The Company reserves the right to modify the structure of the examination which will be intimated through its website.

To read the Official Notification click the link given below:

Official Notification

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