1. OICL AO 2023 Notification

OICL AO 2023 Recruitment Notification for Administrative Officer Posts will be available soon by Oriental Insurance Company Limited. Details about the exam will be made available along with this OICL AO Notification 2023. Shortly after the notification is released, a link to the online application will also be made available. stay tuned! 

Check here for OICL AO 2017 Notification

Indian general insurance provider OICL has been offering financial services in India since September 12th, 1947. The OICL AO Recruitment 2023 announcement is anticipated to occur in the following month. Interested candidates can learn more information about the exam by reading the complete blog.

2. About the OICL AO 2023 Exam

The Oriental Insurance AO Exam Pattern 2023 is given below for two levels.

Phase- I: Preliminary Examination 

The preliminary examination will consist of a 100-mark Objective Test. This will be conducted online. This test time duration is 1 hour and would be divided into three portions, as follows:

S. No. Name of the Test Type of test Max. 


Duration Version
English language Objective 301 HourEnglish
Reasoning Ability Objective 35 English / Hindi
Quantitative Aptitude Objective 35 English / Hindi
Total 100

There will be a negative marking of 1/4th of the given marks for each wrong response. Candidates who pass the preliminary examination will be shortlisted for the main examination.

Phase – II: Main Examination 

The OICL AO Main Test 2023 will consist of two exams. 

  • Objective examination
  • Descriptive examination 

Objective examination:  

The Objective examination will be a total of 200 questions, each worth one mark, and there will be a negative marking of 1/4th of the given marks for each wrong answer.

Objective Test Exam Pattern for Generalists 

S. No. Name of the Test Type of testMax. 


Duration Version
1. Test of Reasoning Ability Objective 50120 MinutesEnglish / Hindi
2. Test of English Language Objective 50 English
3. Test of General Awareness Objective 50 English / Hindi
4. Test of QuantitativeAptitudeObjective 50 English / Hindi
Total (Aggregate) 200


Objective Test Exam Pattern for Specialists 

S. No. Name of the Test Type of test Max. 


Duration Version
1. Test of Reasoning Ability Objective 40120 MinutesEnglish / Hindi
2. Test of English Language Objective 40 English
3. Test of General Awareness Objective 40 English / Hindi
4. Test of QuantitativeAptitudeObjective 40 English / Hindi
5. Test of Professional KnowledgeObjective 40 English / Hindi
Total (Aggregate) 200


Descriptive Test: 

The English Language Test (Letter Writing -10 marks and Essay -20 marks) will be the Descriptive Test of 30 minutes and 30 marks. The descriptive test will be administered online in English. Each candidate must get a minimum score on each area of the objective exam individually to be considered for the Descriptive test evaluation/interview. Only candidates who pass the objective test and score well on the descriptive answer script will be considered.

3. About IACE coaching for OICL AO

For  OICL AO aspirants, IACE offers a high-quality and intensive coaching experience. For banking specialised courses and intensive programs aimed to maximise students’ preparation for the final exam, our faculty comprises former bankers.

Students can take online or offline classes depending on the course they choose.

  • Non-stop Daily major exams in the final exam pattern are given from the beginning to the end of the coaching term to acclimatise pupils to the final exam.
  • Over ten years of research and development, we have created the ideal study material for the ideal coaching.
  • Mock test series, pre-exam preparation assessments, and intense courses are offered in the final two months before the exam to prepare students.
  • Digital classes with cutting-edge technology for student sophistication and an online computer lab.

4. OICL AO 2023 Exam Highlights

The OICL AO 2023 Exam highlights are tabulated below.

OICL AO Recruitment 2023
OrganisationOriental Insurance Company Limited
Exam NameOICL AO Recruitment 2023
PostAdministrative Officer(AO)
VacancyNotified Soon
CategoryGovernment Job
Job LocationAll India
Selection ProcessPrelims, Mains, and Interview
Application ModeOnline
Official Websitewww.orientalinsurance.org.in.

5. OICL AO 2023 Online Application & Fee

5.1 Online application process

Steps for OICL AO Recruitment 2023 Online Application

Follow the instructions provided to apply for OICL AO Recruitment 2023.

Step 1: Go to Oriental Insurance Company Limited’s (OICL) official website.

step 2 Go to the careers page and select the OICL AO Notification 2023.

Step 3: Download the notification PDF and carefully read through all of the information it contains.

Step 4: Candidates who are qualified for any of the positions mentioned above may click the link to apply online.

Step 5: Carefully fill out every field on the application form and Upload the papers

Step 6: Verify that all the information provided is accurate before submitting it because modifications cannot be made after that point.

Step 7: Use a credit card or debit to pay the application fees

5.2 Application fees

The OICL AO  Recruitment  2023 application fees are listed here, broken down by category.

SC/ ST / PWD Rs. 100/- (Intimation Charges Only)
All candidates other than SC/ ST / PWDRs. 600/- (Application fee including intimation charges)

6. OICL AO 2023 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates must check their eligibility before applying for  OICL Administrative Officer 2023. The eligibility criteria for OICL Administrative Officer  2023 depend on the Educational qualification, experience, and age limit of candidates.

6.1 Educational qualification 

The table below includes the educational requirements of OICL AO 2023  listed in the announcement for the Administrative Officer.

S. No.Discipline Minimum Qualification  

(Graduation/Post Graduation degree from a recognized University )

1AccountsM.Com. with 55% for SC/ST and 60% for Others from a recognized University 


Chartered Accountant (ICAI) 


Cost and Management Accountant (The Institute of Cost Accountants  of India) earlier known as Cost and Works Accountants (ICWAI) or 

MBA (Finance) with 55% for SC/ST and 60% for Others from a recognized University

Actuaries Graduate with 55% for SC/ST and 60% for Others in any discipline from a recognized university 


has passed 4 Actuarial Papers from the Institute of Actuaries of India (IAI) or the Institute and Faculty of Actuary, UK (IFoA)



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
4Legal Graduate in Law with 55% for SC/ST and 60% for Others from a recognized University
Medical OfficerM.B.B.S.
Generalist Graduate in any stream with 55% for SC/ST and 60% for Others from a recognized University


6.2 Age limit

Age requirements for OICL AO 2023  applications are 21 to 30 years. Candidates who exceed the upper age restriction are eligible for the age relaxations.



CategoryMaximum  Age  


SC/ST5 years
OBC NCL3 years
3PWD candidates under “The  Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016 ”10 years
4Ex-Servicemen 5 years
Persons affected by the 1984 riots 5 years

7. OICL AO 2023- Important Dates

The important dates for OICL AO 2023 are given below.

OICL AO 2023  Important Dates
Notification Release Date To be Notified
Online Application Last DateTo be Notified
OICL AO Prelims Exam DateTo be Notified
OICL AO Prelims Result DateTo be Notified
OICL AO Mains Exam DateTo be Notified
OICL AO Mains Result DateTo be Notified
OICL AO Interview DateTo be Notified
OICL AO Final Result Date To be Notified

8. OICL AO Selection Procedure

The selection procedure for OICL AO  consists of three stages i.e. Prelims exam, Mains exams, and interview.

  • Stage 1: Prelims exam
  • Stage 2: Mains exam
  • Stage 3: Interview

Stage 1: Prelims exam

The OICL AO Preliminary Examination will consist of a 100-mark Objective Test administered online. The exam will last one hour and will consist of three sections. 1/4th of the marks will be removed for each wrong answer. No marks will be deducted for questions that are not attempted.

Stage 2: Mains exam

The OICL Main Examination comprises a 200-mark Objective Test and a 30-mark Descriptive Test. Both tests will be taken online. The Descriptive Test will be held immediately following the Objective Test.  The objective Test will last 2 hours and consist of four sections for a total of 200 marks. The Descriptive Test will be for 30 minutes Aspirants should give the in English for 30 marks i.e. (20 marks for  Essay and 10 marks for Letter Writing.

Stage 3: Interview

Candidates who pass the main examination will be shortlisted for the interview round.  The online examination and interview will be divided 80:20.The shortlisted candidates will be informed of the location, place, time, and date of the interview in the call letter.

9. OICL AO Syllabus 2023

English ReasoningNumerical AbilityGeneral AwarenessComputer KnowledgeProfessional Knowledge

Sentence Arrangement.


Error Correction (Underlined Part).

Idioms and Phrases.

Sentence Completion.

Sentence Improvement.


Para Completion.

Joining Sentences.

Spelling Test.

Fill in the blanks.

Spotting Errors

Active and Passive Voice.


Passage Completion.


Error Correction (Phrase in Bold).

Logical Reasoning.


Matching Definitions.

Letter and Symbol Series.

Logical Problems.

Analytical Reasoning.

Statement and Argument.

Number Series.

Verbal Classification.

Logical Deduction.

Verbal Reasoning.


Data Sufficiency

Quadratic Equations.

Mixtures and Allegations.

Indices and Surds.

Simplification and Approximate.



Problems on L.C.M. and H.C.F.

Compound Interest.

Permutations and Combinations.

Problems on Trains.

Problems with Numbers.

Time and Distance.

Numbers and Ages.

Time and Work Partnership.

Volumes Profit and Loss.


Races and Games.

Boats and Streams.

Pipes and Cisterns.


Odd Man Out.

Simple Equations.

Ratio and Proportion.

Simple Interest.


Inventions and Discoveries.

Rivers, Lakes, and Seas.

Indian Politics.




Countries and Capitals.

Indian Economy.

General Science.

Famous Days and Dates.

Current Affairs.

Famous Books and Authors.

Indian Parliament.

Indian History.


Famous Places in India.

Computer Hardware Parts and Controls.

Operating System.

Basic Computer Terminology.

Software names and usages.

Network Basics.

Computer tools.

Number System.

History of the Computer.

Computer Abbreviation.

Database Management Systems.

Basic Internet Knowledge and Protocols.







10. OICL AO Vacancy 2023: Category-Wise

The full Notification and available positions have been released for the OICL AO Vacancy 2023. Candidates can view the OICL AO Vacancy 2021 Recruitment Vacancy details here via post.

Discipline No. of Posts SC ST OBC UR PWD 


Accounts 2044 21 77158As per 



Actuaries 02
Engineers (Automobile) 15
Legal 30
Medical Officer 10
Generalist 223
Total 300

11. OICL AO Cut-Off: Previous Year’s Cut-off Marks

The Oriental Insurance AO Cut-Off 2023 will be displayed along with the Oriental Insurance AO Result 2023. Candidates can, however, verify the prior year’s cut-off and prepare accordingly. The Oriental Insurance AO Cut-Off 2023 will be different for each category.

The prior year’s sectional OICL AO cut-off is shown below:

Category Quantitative AptitudeEnglish LanguageReasoning Ability
Maximum marks353035
Cut Off marks (Gen)11-128-913-14
Cut Off Marks (SC/ST/OBC/HI/OC/VI)6-74-59-10

12. OICL AO 2023 Salary Structure

The salary structure of OICL AO is given below. 

Oriental Insurance AO Recruitment Salary 2023
Basic payRs.32,795/-
Scale Rs.32,795-1610(14)-55,335-1745(4)-62,315 with other allowances
Total Rs.51000/- per month

13. OICL AO Salary Emoluments & Benefits

Basic pay of Rs.32795/- in the scale of Rs.32795-1610(14)-55335-1745(4)-62315 and other permissible allowances as applicable. Total emoluments in Metropolitan Centres will be at Rs.51000/- per month. Other benefits, such as pension under the new PFRDA-governed pension system, gratuity, LTS, medical benefits, group personal accident insurance, and so on, would be provided under the rules. Officers are also entitled to Company / leased lodging under the regulations.  

14. OICL AO Probationary Period

The OICL Administrative Officer (AO) will be on probation for at least one year. OICL can extend this duration by six months or even one year. Aside from the probation period, candidates must also pass the Licentiate Examination administered by the Insurance Institute of India. The OICL maintains the power to remove candidates who fail the Licentiate Examination.

15. Guarantee Bond ICL AO

Candidates for the OICL AO position must provide a guaranteed bond to the company. According to this, candidates may not resign before a minimum of four years (including the probation term), failing which the candidate will be obligated to pay an amount equal to the compensation earned.


16. OICL AO 2023 Exam Centre

The OICL AO 2023 Exam Centre for Online exam is given below.

Sl No.State/UT Centres 
Andhra PradeshVijayawada, Visakhapatnam, Ongole 
Assam Guwahati Dibrugarh, Silchar, Jorhat 
Arunachal PradeshItanagar
Bihar Patna, Gaya.Bhagalpur
Chandigarh Chandigarh Mohali
Chhattisgarh Raipur, Bilaspur 
Delhi – NCR Delhi – NCR 
Goa Panaji/Mapusa 
Gujarat Ahmedabad/ Gandhinagar, Vadodara, Surat, Rajkot 
10 Haryana Hisar, Faridabad, Gurgaon 
11 Himachal PradeshShimla, Dharamshala, Mandi, Palampur 
12 Jammu & KashmirJammu 
13 Jharkhand Ranchi, Jamshedpur  
14 Karnataka Bengaluru, Hubli, Mangalore, Mysore, Gulbarga 
15 Kerala Ernakulum/Kochi, Thiruvananthapuram am
16 Madhya PradeshBhopal, Indore, Gwalior, Jabalpur
17 Maharashtra Mumbai, Navi Mumbai, Thane, Greater Mumbai, Nagpur, Pune, Aurangabad, Nasik
18 Manipur Imphal
19 Meghalaya Shilong
20 Mizoram Aizawl
21 Nagaland Kohima
22 Odisha Bhubaneshwar, Cuttack, Rourkela, Berhampur
23 Puducherry Puducherry
24 Punjab Amritsar, Ludhiana, Bhatinda
25 Rajasthan Jaipur, Jodhpur, Bikaner
26 Sikkim Gangtok, Bardang
27 Tamil Nadu Chennai, Coimbatore, Madurai
28 Telangana Hyderabad / Rangareddy, Warangal
29 Tripura Agartala
30 Uttar PradeshLucknow, Allahabad, Kanpur, Noida/Greater Noida
31 Uttarakhand Dehradun, Haridwar / Roorkee, Haldwani / Nainital
32 West Bengal Kolkata / Greater Kolkata, Siliguri, Asansol

17. OICL AO Preparation Tips 2023

Before beginning their preparations for Oriental Insurance AO 2023, interested candidates should bear the following points in mind. 

  • More test series and mock tests should be taken to become familiar with the pattern and sorts of questions.
  • Practise past year exam papers to familiarise yourself with the types of questions. 
  • Set a timer while practising on paper to help you master time management.
  • Prepare notes for the challenging portions to assist you achieve good grades in those sections.

18. OICL AO 2023 Pre-Exam Training

Pre-Examination Training (NON-RESIDENTIAL): SC/ST/OBC (Non-creamy) candidates who prefer to take advantage of pre-examination training should register their names and other details with the Regional offices of The Oriental Insurance Co Ltd. closest to them. The Regional Offices will notify enrolled candidates of the date and location of the training. Such candidates would be required to attend the course at their own expense on the dates and locations specified. Candidates must refer to the Recruitment Section of our website, www.orientalinsurance.org.in, for information on our Regional Offices and the application procedure for Training.

19. OICL AO 2023 Admit Card & Call Letter

The Oriental Insurance AO Admit Card 2023 will be available on the official website shortly. Candidates who have completed the application form and made the payment will be issued an admission card. The admit card, which details the date and location of the exam, will be released a few days before the exam day. The shortlisted candidates will receive an interview invitation. A call letter for the interview will be mailed to the candidate’s Email ID.

20. OICL AO Prelims 2023 Result

The OICL Result will be posted on the official website. Candidates can see the result of the OICL Exam 2023 after a few days. The official website will have scores for both exams. Using their credentials, candidates can obtain the scorecard from the website.

21. OICL AO Interview Process

Interviews for OICL AO Interview Process 2023 were held for Candidates who have been shortlisted at the end of Phase II.candidates  will be invited to an interview by the Company, up to three times the number of vacancies in the appropriate stream/category. Interviews will take place at a limited number of locations. The online examination and the interview will be weighted 80:20, respectively. In the call letter, the shortlisted candidates will be informed of the centre, the address of the venue, and the time and date of the interview. 

22. OICL AO Mains 2023 Result

The final OICL AO results will be announced shortly after the interview. It will be determined by the scores obtained in the Mains exam and the interview in the ratio of 80:20. The final merit list will decide the seniority of the candidates who have been shortlisted.

23. FAQ's

1. When does the online application period for OICL AO Recruitment 2023 begin?

Ans. The online application deadline for OICL AO Recruitment 2023 has not yet been announced, however, it will be soon.

2. How many vacancies are available in OICL AO Recruitment 2023?

Ans. The information on the OICL Vacancy 2023 will be disclosed along with the OICL AO Recruitment Notification 2023.

3. What are the educational requirements for OICL AO Recruitment 2023?

Ans. Candidates for OICL AO Recruitment 2023 must have a Graduation/Post-graduation degree from a recognized university.

4. What is the minimum age requirement for OICL AO Recruitment 2023?

Ans. OICL AO Recruitment 2023 requires candidates to be between the ages of 21 and 30.

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