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Eligibility Criteria

NICL AO 2017 - Notification


A candidate applying for recruitment in the Company must be either:—

a)a citizen of India, or

b)a subject of Nepal, or

c)a subject of Bhutan, or

d)a Tibetan refugee who came over to India before 1st January, 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India, or

e)a person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India.

Provided that a candidate belonging to categories (b), (c), (d) and (e) shall be a person in whose favour a certificate of eligibility has been issued by the Government of India.

5.Educational Qualification

Candidate should possess certificate in proof of passing the qualifying examination as on 20.04.2017.

A candidate must possess the minimum qualification of a Graduate/Post Graduate in any discipline from a recognized University OR any equivalent qualification recognized as such by Central Government with at least 60% marks in either of the degree examination (at least 55% for SC/ST) candidates.

Note :

a)Qualification mentioned above should be from any of the recognized Indian Universities duly approved by the UGC or any of the recognized Indian Institutes duly approved by AICTE.

b)The candidate must possess valid Mark-sheet / Degree Certificate of the necessary qualification as on 20.04.2017.

c)The percentage marks shall be arrived at by dividing the total marks obtained by the candidate in all the subjects in all semester(s)/year(s) by aggregate maximum marks in all the subjects irrespective of honours/optional/additional optional subject, if any. This will be applicable for those Universities also where Class/Grade is decided on basis of Honours marks only. The fraction of percentage so arrived will be ignored i.e. 59.99% will be treated as less than 60%.

d)Where CGPA/OGPA are awarded, the candidate will have to produce a certificate issued by the appropriate authority inter alia stating the norms of the University regarding conversion of grade into percentage and the percentage of marks scored by the candidate in terms of norms.

SI Category Age Relaxation
1. SC/ST 5 years
2. Other Backward Classes (OBC) 3 years
3. PWD 10 years
4 Persons domiciled in Kashmir Division of Jammu & Kashmir State during the period from 1-1-80 to 31-12-89 5 years.
5 Ex-Serviceman, Commissioned Officers including Emergency Commissioned Officers (ECOs)/ Short Service Commissioned Officers (SSCOs) who have rendered at least five years Military Service as on 01.03.2017 and have been released; (a) on completion of assignment (including those whose assignment is due to be completed within one year from 01.03.2017) otherwise than by way of dismissal or discharge on account of misconduct or inefficiency; or (b) on account of physical disability attributable to Military Service; or (c ) on invalidment. 5 years.
6 Defence service personnel disabled in operation during the hostilities with any foreign country or in a disturbed area and released as consequence thereof 3 years
7 Existing confirmed employees of Public Sector General Insurance Companies (including GIC & Agriculture Insurance Company of India Ltd.) 8 years


i.In case of a candidate who is eligible for relaxation under more than one of the above categories, the age relaxation will be available on a cumulative basis subject to the maximum age not exceeding 45 years except as specified in Point No.5 above where the maximum age would be 50 years..

ii.Candidates seeking age relaxation will be required to submit copies of necessary certificate(s) and produce the original certificate(s) for verification at the time of interview and/or any subsequent stage of recruitment process.