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NIACL Assistant Exam Analysis | NIACL Assistant Prelims Exam 2018 – (8 September) All Slots

The NIACL Assistant Prelims Exam (Slot 1) has been successfully conducted today i.e. on 8 September 2018. Many students have appeared for the exam to grab the job in Insurance sector. Those candidates who have their exam in subsequent slots must be eagerly waiting for the Exam Analysis. So, without wasting much time, let us get straight to the Exam Analysis of NIACL Assistant Prelims Exam 2018.

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Overall Exam Analysis of NIACL Assistant Prelims Exam 2018

Overall the NIACL Assistant (Slot 1) was of Easy to Moderate Level. The questions were doable but a bit calculative in Numerical Ability and little time consuming in Reasoning. English Section was comparatively Very Easy. As the paper was not very tough there would be chances of high cut off. Therefore, try to attempt maximum questions with 100% accuracy, considering the time and negative marking.

Exam Analysis of NIACL Assistant Prelims Exam 2018

Subject Good Attempt
English Language 20-25
Reasoning Ability 24-27
Numerical Ability 19-25
Total 77-79

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Slot 1 :

Detailed Sectional Exam Analysis of NIACL Assistant Prelims Exam 2018

Exam Analysis of NIACL Assistant Prelims 2018 : English Language

The English section was very Easy and you can easily attempt 23+ without much effort.

Reading Comprehension: Story Based

Topic No. of Questions Level
Reading Comprehension  7 Moderate
Single Fillers 6 Easy-Moderate
Spotting Errors 6 Easy-Moderate
Misspelt or Sentence correction 6 Easy-Moderate
Parajumbles 5 Moderate
Total 30 Easy-Moderate


Exam Analysis of NIACL Assistant Prelims 2018 : Numerical Ability

The Numerical Ability section was Easy to Moderate level. One could score well in D.I., Simplification and Quadratic Equation.

D.I.- Bar Graph

Topics No. of Questions Level
Data Interpretation 5 Moderate
Simplification | Approximation 10 Easy
Quadratic Equation 5 Easy
Missing Number Series 5 Moderate
Quantitative Comparison 5 Moderate
Mensuration 1 Moderate
Average 2 Moderate
Work 1 Easy
Speed and Train 1 Easy
Total 35 Moderate

 

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Exam Analysis of NIACL Assistant Prelims 2018 : Reasoning

This section was also of Easy to Moderate level. Seating Arrangement was of Linear and Circular type, which was of Easy to Moderate Level. Blood Relation and Syllogism were very easy to solve.

Seating Arrangement:

Linear: Single Row: Some facing North, Some facing South

Circular: facing the centre

Topic No. of Questions Level
Puzzles and Seating Arrangement 10 Easy-Moderate
Blood Relation 3 Easy
Syllogism 5 Easy
Coding-Decoding 5 Easy-Moderate
Alphanumerical String 5 Easy-Moderate
Sequence of Alphabets 5 Easy
Sequence of Numbers 2 Easy
Total 35 Easy to Moderate

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Slot 2 : Exam Analysis of NIACL Assistant Prelims Exam


Exam Analysis of NIACL Assistant Prelims 2018 : English

English section was of Easy to Moderate level, similar to Slot 1.  English section can be very scoring so, candidates who are going to have exam in upcoming slots, please pay special attention to it & do not take it lightly.

Reading Comprehension: Story Based

Topic No. of Questions Level
Reading Comprehension  8 Moderate
Sentence Improvement 5 Easy to Moderate
Error Detection 6 Easy
Sentence Correction 6 Easy-Moderate
Sentence Rearrangement 5 Easy to Moderate
Total 30 Easy to Moderate

 

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Exam Analysis of NIACL Assistant Prelims 2018 : Reasoning

The level of reasoning was again Easy to Moderate. Seating Arrangement was a bit tricky.

Seating Arrangement : Square and Linear (Two rows)

Topics No. of Questions Level
Puzzles and Seating Arrangement 10 Moderate
Inequality 5 Easy
Numerical Series 5 Easy
Alphabet Series 5 Easy
Syllogism 5 Easy to Moderate
Direction Sense 3 Easy to Moderate
Alphabet Based 1 Easy
Miscellaneous 1 Easy
Total 35 Easy to Moderate


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Exam Analysis of NIACL Assistant Prelims 2018 : Numerical Ability

The level of Numerical Ability section was Moderate. D.I., Simplification and Quantity Comparison were  scoring. Though, Number Series consumed some time.

Data Interpretation: Tabular

Topics No. of Questions Level
Data Interpretation  5 Moderate
Quantity Comparison 5 Easy – Moderate
Simplification | Approximation 7 Easy
Wrong Number Series 5 Moderate
Data Sufficiency 5 Moderate
Quadratic Equation 2 Easy
Miscellaneous 6 Moderate
Total 35 Moderate

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Exam Analysis of NIACL Assistant Prelims 2018 : English

English section was of Easy to Moderate level.  RC was story based having questions on vocabulary too. 

Reading Comprehension: Story Based

Topic No. of Questions Level
Reading Comprehension  8 Moderate
Cloze Test 7 Moderate
Error Detection 5 Easy to Moderate
Misspelt Words 5 Easy-Moderate
Sentence Rearrangement 5 Easy to Moderate
Total 30 Easy-Moderate

 

Exam Analysis of NIACL Assistant Prelims 2018 : Reasoning

The level of reasoning was Easy to Moderate. It had one floor-based Puzzle and two Seating Arrangement questions.

Seating Arrangement : Circular and Linear

Puzzle : Floor Based

Topics No. of Questions Level
Puzzles and Seating Arrangement 15 Moderate
Inequality 5 Easy
Alphabet based 1 Easy
Alphabet Series 5 Easy
Syllogism 3 Easy to Moderate
Direction Sense 3 Easy to Moderate
Order & Ranking 3 Easy to Moderate
Total 35 Easy-Moderate

 

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Exam Analysis of NIACL Assistant Prelims 2018 : Numerical Ability

The level of Numerical Ability section was Moderate. D.I., Simplification and Quantity Comparison were very scoring.

Data Interpretation: Linear

Topics No. of Questions Level
Data Interpretation  5 Moderate
Quantity Comparison 5 Easy – Moderate
Simplification | Approximation 15 Easy
Boat and Stream 1 Moderate
SI/CI 2 Moderate
Profit and Loss 2 Moderate
Mixture and Alligation 1 Easy
Miscellaneous 4 Moderate
Total 35 Moderate

 

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Slot 4 

Exam Analysis of NIACL Assistant Prelims 2018 : English

English section still remained very scoring. The level was Easy to Moderate, but compared to Numerical Ability and Reasoning, it was the easiest section.

Reading Comprehension: Story Based

Topic No. of Questions Level
Reading Comprehension  8 Moderate
Fillers (Word) 6 Easy to Moderate 
Fillers (Phrase) 6 Easy to Moderate
Phrase Replacement 5 Easy-Moderate
Sentence Rearrangement 5 Easy to Moderate
Total 30 Easy-Moderate

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Exam Analysis of NIACL Assistant Prelims 2018 : Reasoning

The level of reasoning was Easy to Moderate. Puzzles were a bit time-consuming but doable.

Puzzles: Month based, Box based and Day based

Topics No. of Questions Level
Puzzles and Seating Arrangement 15 Moderate
Inequality 4 Easy
Syllogism 5 Easy
Alphabet-Numeric Series 5 Easy
Blood Relation 4 Easy to Moderate
Miscellaneous 2 Easy to Moderate
Total 35 Easy-Moderate


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Exam Analysis of NIACL Assistant Prelims 2018 : Numerical Ability

The level of Numerical Ability section was Moderate. D.I. and Simplification and were scoring.

Data Interpretation: Tabular

Topics No. of Questions Level
Data Interpretation  5 Moderate
Simplification | Approximation 15 Easy
Number Series (Missing) 5 Easy
Miscellaneous 10 Moderate
Total 35 Moderate

 

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