UIIC AO vs SBI PO- A detailed comparison

As many of  you would  know, the much awaited notification for UIIC AO (United India Insurance Administrative Officers) recruitment for Administrative Officer (AO) post and SBI PO (Probationary Officer) has finally been announced for 2016. This post is intended to help you decide which of these two posts suits you better so that you can take an informed decision.

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  1. EXAMINATION
  2. JOB PROFILE
  3. SALARY PROVIDED
  4. SYLLABUS
  5. BOND
  1. EXAMINATION
UIIC AO: SBI PO:
UIIC AO takes place in 1 stage

a) Exam :- Objective Exam + Descriptive Test (Essay Writing+ Letter Writing)

SBI PO exam happens in two stages :-

a) Preliminary Examination

b) Main Examination + Descriptive Test

  1. JOB PROFILE:
 UIIC AO:  SBI PO:
·         He’s the Primary Supervisor

·         Administrative jobs

·         Claim filing and settlements

·         Accounting

·         Verification and supervising Assistance’s work.

·         Interacting with current and prospective clients

·         Analyzing the various insurance policies and work towards fabricating new policies

 

PROBATION PERIOD- 1 Year

·         Customer servicing( providing them information, ATM cards, loans, receipts, etc)

·         Bringing in new business and cash handling

·         Official Communication

·         Marketing and Cross selling

·         Payment clearance for transactions

·         Report Verification

 

 

PROBATION PERIOD- 2 years

  1. SALARY PROVIDED:
UIIC AO:  BANK PO:
Basic Pay: INR 32,795 Revised Basic Pay: INR 27,620
Pay Scale of UIIC AO is 32795-1610(14)-55335-1745(4)-62315. The monthly salary will be approximately INR 48,000 in metropolitan cities and other admissible allowances (as applicable).

 

Other benefits like Gratuity, LTS, Medical Benefits, Group Personal Accident Insurance, Performance Linked Incentive (PLI) and National Pension System (NPS), leased accommodation would be given as per the rules.

Pay Scale: `23700-980/7-30560-1145/2-32850-1310/7-42020 applicable to Junior Management Grade Scale-I. The official will also be eligible for D.A, H.R.A/Lease rental, C.C.A, Medical and other allowances & perquisites as per rules in force from time to time. The total compensation per annum would be a minimum of `7.55 lacs and maximum of `12.93 lacs depending on place of posting and other factors.
  1. SYLLABUS: Syllabus for either of the examinations is almost the same.

APTITUDE:

Arithmetic: Numbers, Simplification, Roots, Average, Surds & Indices, Percentage, Profit & Loss, Ratio & Proportion, Partnership, Chain Rule, Time & Work, Pipes & Cisterns, Time & Distance, Problems on Trains, Boats & Streams, Alligations, Simple Interest, Compound Interest, Stocks & Shares, Clocks, Logarithms, Mensuration, Volume & Surface Area, Permutation & combination, Probability, Heights & Distances.

 Data Interpretation: Tabulation, Bar Graphs, Line Graphs, Pie Charts

ENGLISH LANGUAGE

Vocabulary: Synonyms, Antonyms, Homonyms, Word Formation, Sentence Completion

Comprehension: Theme detection, Deriving Conclusion, Passage Completion

Error Detection and Rearrangement: Passage Correction, Sentence Correction, Spelling

Grammar: Active Passive Voice, Direct Indirect Speech

General Usage: Idioms and Phrases

LOGICAL REASONING

Verbal Reasoning: Analogy, Coding Decoding, Blood Relation, Sitting Arrangement, Series Completion, Syllogism, Decision Making, Statement Reasoning

Non-verbal Reasoning: Series Completion, Analogy, and Classification

GENERAL AWARENESS / MARKETING / BANKING AWARENESS

  • Economy, Banking and Finance
  • Knowledge of current events
  • Static GK

 COMPUTER AWARENESS

General Knowledge on Computer usage and application (basic hardware and software, history, network and development).

  1. BOND
UIIC AO:  PO:
Bond of 4 years

In the event of resigning before 4 years, you will be liable to pay one year’s gross salary paid during probation period in addition to an amount of INR 25,000 towards partial cost of training.

There is no bond for the post of SBI PO .But once you submit your resignation you need serve 3 months before you get relieved off your duties from SBI.

 

Having said that, it is completely upon you and your expectations from life and career, If you like:

  • 5 days/week of work
  • Limited workload to lead a more peaceful life or concentrate on other exams(you’ll get ample time to study for that)
  • No customer handling,

Then UIIC AO is the right choice for you!

However, if you are one of those, who

  • Is ready to work 6 days a week (only 2 Saturdays/month are holidays)
  • Experience more exposure and additional stress
  • Looking for a higher payment (The basic pay is less than UIIC AO but overall payment in hand is more)
  • Wishes for faster growth and huge lone benefits associated with the work of a PO
  • Sceptical about the job and might want to change anytime soon (as there is no bond period)
  • Love to call yourself a “Banker!”

Then Bank PO is your Cup of tea!

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