NIACL AO Exam Analysis & Questions asked : 10 January 2017

NIACL AO Exam Analysis: Good Attempts

Section Good Attempts
Reasoning 22-26
Quantitative Aptitude 18-21
General Awareness 29-33
English Language 20-22

NIACL AO Mains English 




Name of Topic Attempted  Questions Level of Exam
Reading Comprehension 15 Easy-Moderate
Sentence fillers 5 Moderate
Double fillers 4 Moderate-difficult
Errors 8 Easy -moderate
Idioms and Phrases 8 Easy-moderate
Total 50 Moderate

NIACL AO Mains Reasoning Ability 

Name of Topic Attempted  Questions Level of Exam
Logical 4 Moderate
Sitting Arrangement and  Puzzles 12 Moderate-Difficult
Ranking and Direction Sense 6 Easy-Moderate
Blood Relation 4 Easy – Moderate
Input Output 5 Moderate
Coding-decoding 1 Moderate- Difficult
Syllogism 5 Difficult
Alphabet 1 Easy-Moderate
Total 50 Moderate

NIACL AO Mains Quantitative Aptitude 




Name of Topic Attempted  Questions Level of Exam
Data Sufficiency 7 Moderate-Difficult
Data Interpretation 10 Moderate-Difficult t
Miscellaneous (SI,CI, Speed &Time, Profit and Loss, Time and Work, Averages, Ages, Ratio etc.) 18 Moderate-Difficult
Number Series (wrong Number) 6 Moderate-Difficult
Total 50
Moderate-Difficult

General Awareness Asked Question in NIACL AO Mains Exam

Various type of question will be appear in NIACL AO Mains  General Awareness paper like that History, Culture, Geography, Economic, Sports,  General Policy and scientific research and Questions are also designed to test knowledge of current events.

Questions asked:

Q. The founder of the autonomous kingdom of Avadh was
A Shuja-ud-Daula
B Saadat Khan Burhan-ul Mulk
C Safdarjang
D Sher Shah

Q. Who was the Nawab of Bengal during ‘Battle of Plassey’?
A Siraj-ud-daulha
B Mir Qasim
C Mir Jafar
D None of these




Q. Who is considered the real founder of the Gupta Empire?
A Chandragupta – II
B Chandragupta – I
C Samudragupta
D Srigupta

The descriptive paper was quite challenging and only the most prepared aspirants are going to score well here.

  • There was an essay on ‘Pension plan’
  • There was a letter on ‘Transfer policy’