Exam Detail

G.I.CG.I.C. Officer's Examination

  • Test Level-: National Level
  •     Eligibility-: Graduation
  • Duration-:2 Hours 30 Minutes
  • Stream-: Civil Services
  • Medium-: English
  • Examination Mode-: Online
  • Total Questions-: 123


GIC Re, the ‘Indian Reinsurer’ and 14 th largest Reinsurance Company in the world fully owned by Government of India with the network in India and abroad is looking for Young, Energetic Graduates / Post Graduates with Brilliant Academic record in the disciplines mentioned below to fill-in the positions of 33 Officers in the cadre of Assistant Manager (Scale-I) to be based in its offices in India and abroad (primarily to be posted in Head Office, Mumbai) and will be liable to be posted anywhere in India as well as abroad as per the requirement of the Corporation. To know more about GIC Re, go through the details in the website https://www.gicofindia.com  Applications are invited from Indian Citizens for recruitment of 33 Officers in the cadre of Assistant Manager (Scale I) from the open market. 

The details of vacancies are as follows: 

Stream  No of vacancies Essential Qualification  Desirable Qualification
Legal  3 LLB / B.L LLM/Experience
Agricultural/ Horticulture Science 4 B.Sc. – Agriculture / Horticulture  M.Sc. – Agriculture / Horticulture
Hindi 1 Post Graduate in Hindi with English as one of the subjects in Graduation or Post Graduate in English with Hindi as one of the subjects in Graduation. Certification in Translation work or work experience in translation 
Civil Engineer 1 BE Civil  
Marine Engineering 1 BE/B Tech (Marine)   
Aeronautical Engineering 2 BE/B Tech (Aeronautical)   
Chartered Accountant 2 CA/ICWA  
Information & Technology 2 B.E. / B. Tech. Engineer/MCA/IT/ Computer Science *Desirable skill set mentioned below 
Medical (MBBS) 3 MBBS Underwriting experience in Life/ health Ins. Industry
Actuarial  2 Graduate in any discipline with atleast 60% marks for General & OBC candidates and atleast 55% marks for SC/ST candidates Passed 7 papers of Institute of Actuaries of India or Institute & Faculty of Actuaries, London, out of which CT6 is compulsory  
Company Secretary 1 CS/CS INTER   
Executive PA 1 Graduate  Stenography/MS Office Certification
General  10 Graduate  Post Graduate
Total 33    

For General Stream a candidate must possess the minimum qualification of a Graduate/Post Graduate in any discipline from a recognized University with atleast 60% marks in either of the degree examination for General & OBC candidates and atleast 55% marks for SC/ST candidates. For Specialist Stream, a candidate must possess the minimum qualification in the relevant discipline from a recognized University with atleast 60% marks in either of the degree examination for General & OBC candidates and atleast 55% marks for SC/ST candidates OR any equivalent qualification recognised as such by Central Government with the prescribed benchmark. In case of Specialist streams wherein the essential qualification required is CA/ICWA/CS/ CS Inter, the candidates must be a graduate in any discipline with atleast 60% marks for General & OBC candidates and atleast 55% marks for SC/ST candidates and passed CA/ICWA/CS/CS Inter.

Desirable Skill set for IT stream:

Skill Set  Area
Operating System  Windows/Linux 
Networking LAN/WAN/Wireless using CISCO 
DBA (RDBMS)  Oracle/SQL Server 
Security IDS/Firewalls/PK1 
Application Development SAP ERP, SAP Business Intelligence, Business Objects, ASP/JSP
Web designing  HTML CSS, PHP, Apache, MySQL Joomla. Web Services, XML 

Age Criteria

Age (As on 27.03.2017) 

Minimum age   :  21 years.

Maximum age  :  30 years

Candidate should have been born not earlier than 27.03.1987 and not later than 26.03.1996 both days inclusive.

Relaxation in upper age limit.   

Schedule Caste / Scheduled Tribe 5 Years
Other Backward Class (eligible for reservation) 3 Years 
Person with Disability 10 Years
Ex-Servicemen / Disabled Ex-Servicemen Actual period of service rendered in the defence forces + 3 years (8 years for Disabled Ex-Servicemen belonging to SC/ST) subject to a maximum age limit of 45 years
Widows, Divorced women and women legally separated from their husbands who have not remarried 9 years 
Persons ordinarily domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period 1-1-80 to 31-12-89 5 years
Existing Confirmed Employees of Public Sector General Insurance Companies (including GIC & Agriculture Insurance Company of India Ltd.)  8 years 

Choice of Center for Written Test:

Centre New Delhi - NCR Mumbai/Navi Mumbai/Thane Kolkata/Greater Kolkata  Chennai 


The scheme of online written examination is as follows : 


      Max. Marks Number of Questions 
PART A   Higher Order Reasoning Ability/Critical Thinking  40  40 
PART B  i Test of Reasoning 20 20
(objective)  ii  Test of English Language 20 20
  iii Test of General Awareness  20 20
  iv Test of Numerical Ability & Computer Literacy  20 20
Part C (Descriptive)   Test in English Language – Essay, precise and Comprehension  30 03
    Total 150 123


      Max. Marks Number of Questions
PART A    Technical & Professional Knowledge Test in the relevant discipline 40 40 
PART B  i Test of Reasoning  20 20
(objective) ii Test of English Language  20 20
  iii Test of General Awareness 20 20
  iv Test of Numerical Ability & Computer Literacy  20 20
Part C (Descriptive)    Test in English Language – Essay, precise and Comprehension 30 03


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Application Procedure

1. Candidates to go to the Corporation’s website https://www.gicofindia.com click on the option "APPLY ONLINE" which will open a new screen.

2. To register application, choose the tab "Click here for New Registration" and enter Name, Contact details and Email-id. A Provisional Registration Number and Password will be generated by the system and displayed on the screen. Candidate should note down the Provisional Registration Number and Password. An Email & SMS indicating the Provisional Registration number and Password will also be sent.

3. In case the candidate is unable to complete the application form in one go, he / she can save the data already entered by choosing "SAVE AND NEXT" tab. Prior to submission of the online application candidates are advised to use the "SAVE AND NEXT" facility to verify the details in the online application form and modify the same if required. Visually Impaired candidates should fill the application form carefully and verify/ get the details verified to ensure that the same are correct prior to final submission.

4. All the information given by the candidate in the application is treated as final and no correction is allowed after the final submission. Candidates are advised to carefully fill and verify the details in the online application themselves as no change will be possible/ entertained after clicking the FINAL SUBMIT BUTTON.

5. The Name of the candidate and his /her Father/ Husband etc. should be spelt correctly in the application and should be the same as it appears in the Certificates/ Mark sheets as well as on the photo id. Any change/alteration found may disqualify the candidature.

6. Validate your details and Save your application by clicking the 'Validate your details' and 'Save & Next' button.

7. Candidates can proceed to upload Photo & Signature as per the specifications given in the Guidelines for Scanning and Upload of Photograph and Signature detailed under point "C".

8. Candidates can proceed to fill other details of the Application Form.

9. Click on the Preview Tab to preview and verify the entire application form before FINAL SUBMIT.

10. Modify details, if required, and click on 'FINAL SUBMIT' ONLY after verifying and ensuring that the photograph, signature uploaded and other details filled by you are correct.

11. Click on 'Payment' Tab and proceed for payment.

12. Click on 'Submit' button. 

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GIC Officers Exam Syllabus

The syllabus of this type of Bank Exams Papers includes:

Syllabus for the Objective type exam

1. Test of Reasoning:

This test would include questions of both verbal and non-verbal type. The test may include questions on analogies, similarities, differences, space visualization, problem-solving, analysis, judgment, decision-making, visual memory, discrimination, observation, relationship concepts, arithmetical reasoning, verbal and figure classification, arithmetical number series, etc. The test will also include questions designed to test the candidate's abilities to deal with abstract ideas and symbols and their relationships, arithmetical computation and other analytical functions.

2. Test of English Language:

This is a test to see how well you know English. English language ability would be tested through questions on grammar, vocabulary, sentence completion, synonyms, antonyms, comprehension of a passage, etc.

3. Test of Numerical Ability:

Questions will be designed to test the ability of arithmetical computation of whole numbers, decimals and fractions and relationship between numbers. The questions would be based on arithmetical concepts and relationship between numbers and not on complicated arithmetical computations.

4. Test of General Knowledge and General Awareness

The questions in This paper will be set up to known the general awareness of the candidates about the various events going out in the daily routine and their background.


Vacancies (including backlog/shortfall vacancies) :-

General SC ST OBC PWD (HI/VI/OC) Total 
16 5 3 9 2* 33 


Backlog/shortfall vacancies detailed as under have been included in the above mentioned total vacancies:-

Shortfall 1 1 - - 2
Backlog  - - 1 1* 1



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