Pitch Report - OICL Assistant 2015

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Examination Pattern:

Type of Test
Number of Questions
Test of Reasoning
Test of English Language
Test of General Awareness
Test of Computer Knowledge
Test of Numerical Ability

Reasoning – Reasoning will be simple but it may be tricky. Practice seating arrangements which will not have two or more possibilities. Practice the puzzles and statements and conclusions. Basic concept of syllogisms will be needed but the difficulty level will not be at PO/AO levels. In short, you don’t need to go into much details .

English Language – You will be given a few articles on English Language shortly. So make sure you check our website regularly. Practice Cloze tests and Sentence rearrangements because they are going to fetch you a good score. In one word, English will be tricky. Practice a lot!

Numerical Ability – Data interpretation will be there but it may be calculative. Give adequate attention to the calculations part. Practice them.  Apart from that, problems based on interests, profit and loss, average and other common topics are important.

Computer Knowledge – Basic idea on computers is required. This section will be very easy if you study the fundamental topics like hardware, OS and other common software, networks and computer peripherals.  

General Awareness: For General Awareness of Insurance Exams, you need to study four basic topics.
I. Insurance Awareness
II. Banking and Finance Awareness
III. Current Affairs
IV. Geographical General Knowledge

Insurance Awareness will comprise various Insurance JVs, Terms, Insurance Rules and Amendments, Insurance related Committees or anything recently in news.
For Banking Awareness and Financial Awareness you need to study the basics similar to what you study for Bank Clerk Exams.
On the other hand, Current Affairs should be studied from June, 1 to August 12th to have more common questions. Finally, Geographical GKs as in Places, Capitals, Currency, Monuments and Other Publicly famous places.
The Magazine will be provided this week.


  1. Reasoning – Moderate – Easy
  2. English – Easy – Moderate
  3. Numerical Ability – Moderate – Calculative
  4. Computer Ability – Very easy – Easy
  5. General Awareness – Easy – Moderate


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