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Speaking about your area of interest as insurance while pursuing law the examination of IRDA (Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority) for the post of Junior Officer is the perfect choice for you because, in the process of this examination, the notification for recruiting is usually released around a month before the date of exam by IRDA for the post of Junior Officer for any given year. Insurance sector, like any other sector, is governed by laws and regulations and get to deal with various legal aspects on day to day basis that is where the help of a legal officer is necessary. A legal officer fights the day today legal battles that are faced by the Insurance sector.
This examination is generally conducted for various sectors at once; one among them is the post of Junior Officer in the legal department. The vacancies declared are spread over four sectors namely Legal Field, Accounting Field, Actuarial Field and General Field.
We will go through this entire process of selection, the pattern of examination, the syllabus for the post of Junior Officer of IRDA for a greater understanding, which will help an applicant in clearing this exam.
Salary and Allowances
An IRDA Junior Officer receives a basic pay of Rs.17,100 per month at various scales and the allowances include Dearness Allowances, HRA (House Rent Allowances), CCA (City Compensatory Allowances), GA (Grade Allowances). Thus presently, initially a month’s gross emolument for Junior Officers post is approx Rs. 74,351. Further certain posts with professional qualifications get qualification allowances.
Moreover, Reimbursement of expenses are also allowed for telephone expense, briefcases, medical expenses and so on, and also the Leave Travel Concession are also allowed once in 2 years including dependent members of the family along with other allowances.
The Probation Period
It is one year probation period in this case, once the candidate has been selected as Junior Officer, and this can be extended and hence, in any case, the probation period cannot exceed 2 years from the joining date.
The Eligibility and Qualification Required
How to apply
The process is simple just visit the below mentioned official site of IRDA and follow the instructions carefully
Visit www.irda.gov.in for applying online
The Selection Process and the Syllabus for each Phase
The process of selection for this exam is conducted in 3 phases, which is as follows
The First Phase Objective Online Exam
The First Phase is Preliminary Examination consisting of Objective Type questions which are conducted online. This provision of online examination makes the process easier and encourages a candidate to apply for this exam. The time given for this examination is 100 minutes which is 1 hour and 40 minutes. Once the responses for all the questions are given on the computer or if the time is up the examination session ends automatically and responses given until that time, are recorded and submitted automatically.
This phase is a qualifying examination and candidate clearing this phase qualifies for the next phase. By this method, they prepare a separate list of all the candidates and shortlist them for all the specialization including the legal field for the next phase. In no case marks of the first phase are counted for any other phases or for final selection, because this phase just qualifies a candidate for next phase
The Syllabus for First Phase Examination
Important Note: It is important to note that each objective needs to be qualified separately by each candidate and its aggregate must be as the cut-off for that year as per the decision of IRDA. Further, these separate cut-offs required be applicable for every specialization and also for general posts. Finally, negative marking exists in this exam, which is to the tune of 14th marks for each wrong answer recorded by the candidate at an on-line exam.
The Second Phase Descriptive Online Exam
The second phase of this examination is very crucial and plays very important role, hence it is lengthy and requires a lot of efforts. Moreover, its syllabus is very lengthy. This is a descriptive exam which is conducted online and consists of 3 papers. Paper I, Paper II and Paper II are three different papers with different syllabus and subjects in it.
The Syllabus for Second Phase Examination
This is the First paper of the Second Phase which is English and has following topics covered in it namely-
This part of Paper III of the second phase includes following topics-
This part of Paper III of the second phase has a wide focus on the topic Management and relevant aspects as mentioned below
A Small Note Level of questions under Paper I and Paper II would be of foundational character and secondly, you must also note that-
The Third Phase Interview
All the shortlisted candidates clearing Phase 1 and 2 qualify for this round and are required to face a personal interview. This is done based on the aggregated marks merit seen in the candidate at earlier stages and the final decision rests with the department. The scored or second phase and interview are combined together to reach a final decision, the proportion weightage of the exams is usually 8515 for Online Descriptive Exam and Personal Interview respectively.
Thus this is the sole opportunity provided by IRDA for the law graduates aspiring to create their future with IRDA into insurance sector, even those who have opted insurance as their subject and find interest in insurance. It is highly advisable to seek this kind of job with good pay and perks, which has its own advantage over practicing into the courts of law which is harsh and tedious with very low pay, or a job at corporate office which requires a lot of hard work and people-pleasing business, or any other job like teaching which gets hectic with the administration work of the university which is unavoidable.
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