NIA ASSISTANT – SELECTION PROCEDURE
All eligible candidates should apply before the last date for registration of application.
a) All candidates will have to appear for the online examination, thereafter; candidates will be shortlisted and will be called for Interview and Computer Proficiency Test.
b) Final selection will be made on the basis of performance in the Online examination, Interview and Computer Proficiency Test taken together. Merely satisfying the eligibility norms do not entitle a candidate to be called for Online examination/Computer Proficiency Test/Interview.
c) The particulars of online examination are detailed as under:-
|Sl. No||Name of Test (Objective)||No of Q.s||Maximum Marks||Duration|
|1||Test of Reasoning||40||50|
|2||Test of English Language||40||50|
|3||Test of General Awareness||40||50|
|4||Test of Numerical Ability||40||50|
|Total marks obtained as above shall be proportionately reduced to a base of 35 marks (A)||35|
|TOTAL (A) + (B)||50|
The New India Assurance Company reserves the right to modify the structure of the examination which will be intimated through its website.
Candidates will have to qualify in the Computer Proficiency Test for final selection. No separate marks will be awarded for Computer Proficiency Test.
The questions in objective tests, except for the test of English Language, will be made available in English & Hindi.
There will be penalty for wrong answers marked in the Objective Tests. For 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. No marks will be deducted for un-attempted questions.
Selection would be based on the performance in the on-line test & interview. The Final Merit List shall be prepared in descending order of the consolidated marks secured by the candidates, state wise and category wise. Candidates who fall within the number of vacancies in the merit list shall be considered for appointment. Please note that candidates will not be permitted to appear for the online examination without the following documents:
- Valid Call Letter for the respective date and session of Examination
- Photo-identity proof (as specified) in original bearing the same name and other information as it appears on the call letter/ application form and
- Photocopy of the above photo-identity proof (as detailed below*)
In the examination hall as well as at the time of interview, the call letter along with the original and a photocopy of the candidate‘s photo identity (bearing the same name as it appears on the call letter) such as PAN Card/ Passport/ Driving Licence/ Voter‘s Card/ Bank Passbook with photograph/ Photo identity proof issued by a Gazetted Officer/ People‘s Representative along with a photograph / Identity Card issued by a recognised college/ university/ Aadhar card with a photograph/ Employee ID should be submitted to the invigilator for verification. The candidate‘s identity will be verified with respect to his/her details on the call letter, in the Attendance List and requisite documents submitted. If identity of the candidate is in doubt the candidate may not be allowed to appear for the Examination/ interview. Ration Card and E-Aadhar card will not be accepted as valid id proof for this process.
Candidates have to produce, in original, the same photo identity proof bearing the name as it appears on the online application form/ call letter and submit photocopy of the same along with Examination call letter as well as the Interview Call Letter while attending the examination/ interview, without which they will not be allowed to appear in the examination/ interview. Candidates reporting late i.e. after the reporting time specified on the call letter for Examination will not be permitted to take the examination. The reporting time mentioned on the call letter will be prior to the Start time of the test. Though the duration of the examination is 2 hours, candidates may be required to be at the venue for about 4 hours including the time required for completion of various formalities such as verification and collection of various requisite documents, logging in, giving of instructions etc.
Candidates who have been shortlisted in the online examination will subsequently be called for an Interview to be conducted by the Company. Interview will be conducted at select centres. The centre, address of the venue, time & date of Interview will be informed to the shortlisted candidates in the call letter. Candidates are required to download their interview call letters from company‘s website. Please note that any request regarding change in date, centre etc. of interview will not be entertained. However the company reserves the right to change the date/ venue/ time/ centre etc. of interview or hold supplementary process for particular date / session / venue / centre / set of candidates at its discretion, under unforeseen circumstances, if any.
The total marks allotted for Interview are 15. The weightage (ratio) of online Examination and interview will be 70:30 respectively. The combined final score of candidates shall be arrived at on the basis of scores obtained by the candidates in the online examination and interview. Scores of the candidates failing to secure minimum qualifying marks or otherwise barred from the interview or further process shall not be disclosed. A candidate should be sufficiently high in the merit list to be shortlisted for subsequent recruitment process, details of which will be made available subsequently on Company‘s website.
List of Documents To Be Produced At The Time of Interview (As Applicable)
The following documents in original and self attested photocopies in support of the candidate‘s eligibility and identity are to be invariably submitted at the time of interview failing which the candidate may not be permitted to appear for the interview. Non submission of requisite documents by the candidate at the time of interview will debar his candidature from further participation in the recruitment process.
a) Printout of the valid Interview Call Letter
b) Valid system generated printout of the online application form registered for the online examination.
c) Proof of Date of Birth (Birth Certificate issued by the Competent Municipal Authorities or SSLC/ Std. X Certificate with DOB)
d) Original and photocopy of Photo Identify Proof as indicated in *IDENTITY VERIFICATION of the advertisement
e) Mark-sheets & certificates for Graduation/HSC/Equivalent (XII pass) examination etc. Proper document from Board /University for having declared the result on or before 30.06.2014 has to be submitted.
f) Caste Certificate issued by the competent authority in the prescribed format as stipulated by Government of India in the case of SC / ST / OBC category candidates.
g) In case of candidates belonging to OBC category, certificate should specifically contain a clause that the candidate does not belong to creamy layer section excluded from the benefits of reservation for Other Backward Classes in Civil posts & services under Government of India. OBC caste certificate containing the Non-creamy layer clause should be valid as on the date of online registration. Caste Name mentioned in certificate should tally letter by letter with Central Government list / notification.
h) Candidates belonging to OBC category but coming under creamy layer and/ or if their caste does not find place in the Central List are not entitled to OBC reservation. They should indicate their category as General in the online application form.
i) Disability certificate in prescribed format issued by the District Medical Board in case of Persons with Disability category. If the candidate has used the services of a Scribe at the time of online examination, the duly filled in details of the scribe in the prescribed format as available in our website.
j) Ex-Servicemen candidates: (i) Candidates who are released/ retired from Armed Forces are required to submit a certificate as per ‗Proforma A‘. Such Ex-servicemen candidates have to produce a copy of the discharge Certificate / pension payment order and documentary proof of rank last / presently held (substantive as well as acting) at the time of interview. (ii) Candidates who are still in the Armed Forces and desirous of applying under Ex-Servicemen category should submit Proforma B from the Competent Authority showing his/her date of completion of specific period of engagement (SPE) along with the declaration in Proforma C. Such candidates whose SPE is completed on or before 30.06.2015 are eligible to apply. Such candidates have to submit a release letter and a self-declaration from the candidate that he/ she is entitled to benefits admissible to Ex-Servicemen as per Govt. of India rules (iii) Those candidates who have completed their initial period of assignment and who are on extended assignment are required to submit the certificate as per = Proforma D‘. (iv) Dependents of Servicemen killed in action or those who have been severely disabled have to produce satisfactory documentary proof showing that they are Dependents of Servicemen killed in action or severely disabled and an affidavit stating that the relaxation is availed by one dependent of Ex-Servicemen or not availed by any Dependent of Servicemen killed in action or severely disabled
k) Candidates serving in Government / quasi govt offices/ Public Sector Undertakings (including Nationalised Banks and Financial Institutions) are required to produce a ―No Objection certificate‖ from their employer at the time of interview, in the absence of which their candidature will not be considered and travelling expenses, if any, otherwise admissible, will not be paid.
l) Persons eligible for age relaxation under 2 (6) must produce the domicile certificate at the time of interview/ at any stage of the subsequent process from the District Jurisdiction where he / she had ordinarily resided or any other authority designated in this regard by the Government of Jammu & Kashmir to the effect that the candidate had ordinarily domiciled in the Kashmir Division of the State of J&K during the period from 01.01.80 to 31.12.89.
m) Experience certificates, if any
n) Persons falling in categories 1 (b), (c), (d) and (e) of Nationality criteria should produce a certificate of eligibility issued by the Govt. Of India
o) Any other relevant documents in support of eligibility
Candidates will not be allowed to appear for the interview if he/ she fails to produce the relevant eligibility documents as mentioned above.