NICL Exam Pattern

NICL Exam Pattern For Administrative Officer 2018:

Here we are providing NICL Exam Pattern for AO 2018 for pre and mains examination separately. Mains Examination will be conducted as objective and descriptive also according to the Exam Pattern Of NICL AO 2018.

NICL AO Exam Pattern 2018 Prelims:

Name of Test (Not in
Duration Medium
English 30 60
Reasoning 35 English or Hindi
Quants 35 English or Hindi
Total 100

NICL Written Exam Pattern 2018 Mains

Name of Test No. of Qs Max Marks Duration
Reasoning 40 40 120 Minutes
English 40 40
General Awareness 40 40
Computer 40 40
Quant 40 40
Total  200 200


NICL Exam Pattern AO 2018 Descriptive Test (Mains):

Name of Test No. of Qs Marks Duration
English Language
(Essay, Precis & Comprehension)
3 30 30 Minutes

NICL Exam Pattern And Syllabus-Interview (Phase III)

  • Final selection of the contenders will be made on the basis of their performance in Interview conducted organized by the authority.
  • You can download your interview call letters from NICL website later.
  • The weightage (ratio) of online Main Examination and Interview will be 80:20 respectively.


NICL Exam Pattern For Scientific Officer 2018:

Exam Pattern Of NICL 2018 for scientific officer is well provided here and you are advised to do preparation of the examination with its help. The examination will be conducted as objective type paper and your selection will be made accordingly.

Exam Model Names of the Subjects Number of Questions Marks for each subject
Objective Test Computer Science 60  60
General Area  General Awareness 20  20
Logical and Analytical Reasoning 20  20
Quantitative and Qualitative abilities & Aptitude 20  20
 Total  120  120 Marks

NICL Assistant Exam 2018 Exam Pattern:

Contenders are advised to do preparation of the examination with the help of given NICL Exam Pattern for Assistant. Qualified contenders in the examination will go for Interview and final selection will be made accordingly.

Questions  No. of Questions Maximum Marks Time limit
Reasoning  40 50 120 Minutes (Composite)
Numerical Ability  40 50
English Language  40 50
General Awareness  40 50
Computer Knowledge  40 50
Total  200 250