Examination for Insurance Surveyors-Motor Insurance Papers


The Examination for Insurance Surveyors-Motor Insurance Papers mainly stress on the ability of the candidate to distinguish between the various modes of transportation. The examination is held to choose candidates for the post of the insurance surveyors. The insurance surveyors verify the credibility of the claims of insurance money made by the insurance holders. Thus it is a very key position. The entire liability of the money transaction rests on the shoulders of the surveyors.

Importance of the paper

The insurance of the motor vehicles means that in case of any damage the insurance company will bear all the expenses of the repair of the vehicles. Thus to prevent any fraudulent claims it is very important that the surveyor has a very good knowledge about the vehicles. Thus the paper has a lot of questions related with knowledge of the motor vehicles, their functioning and the machinery. Before the money is handed out, it is the surveyor who checks the vehicle. He makes a report of the extent of damage and then sends it to the insurance company.


The whole paper is of 100 marks and each question carries 12 marks. However the first questionis of 16 marks though it is not compulsory to answer it.

Paper pattern

The paper consists of 16 questions and the candidates taking the exam are expected tochoose any of the eight questions and answer them correctly..


The first main question carries a total of 16marks. However it is not compulsory to answer it. The candidate is free to pick any of the eight questions and they will award marks accordingly. Although the answers must be exhaustive covering all aspects, it is expected of the candidates to write them precisely and to the point in a simple manner to understand.

Some questions from the question paper

The questions that most frequently feature in the question paper are

What are conditions of policy Private car related to a loss, to be followed by insureds?

Distinguish between:

  • Stage carriage and contract carriage
  • Maxi cab and motor cab
  • No fault liability and fault liability
  • Motor trade – internal risk and road risk

Time allotted

A total of three hours is allotted to complete the paper and the candidates taking the examination should make the most use of it.

Recommended books

The most popular books are Practical claim processing in Motor insurance b the insurance book publishers of India and also the Handbook of Insurance Surveyor Profession from the same publishing house.

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15 Responses to “Examination for Insurance Surveyors-Motor Insurance Papers”

  1. 15
    riccardo bartolo:

    i would like to do the surveyors course online and was wondering if you could help me.

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  3. 13

    i have enrolled & got enrollment no. also send all quarterly report in time,before exam/form fill up met ac accident,in that accdent lost my bag & the back/supporting documents 02yrs ago.pls. suggest how to continue & sit in exam

  4. 12
    Prem kumar:

    Dear Sir,
    I am a Diploma holder in automobile technology & gained 20years of experience in reputed automobile workshop. Now I would like to become a insurance surveyor.How it will be possible kindly guide me & send a application form so that we can applied for it.

    Thanks with warm Regards
    Prem Kumar

  5. 11

    I attend two times of motor insurance surveyor exam ,but i can not sucess. both yime are faild.how to prepare the exam

  6. 10

    sir i wat o download exam papers but not geting sucess how…?

  7. 9

    how to apply the exam ?
    any official site for it ?

  8. 8

    Dear sir!
    I am so happy to have read about you and the good job done. Please, i will be grateful to know more about the exams since am currently working and i might surely need the certificaate to back my experience.

  9. 7

    How we apply the exam?

  10. 6
    manoj kumar:

    sir , i m a graduate person and i have 6 yrs survey company (autorisk ) experience but how can start his career as motor insurance surveyor………. plz i m waiting ……………..ans

  11. 5
    b singh:

    how to become surveyor after passing B. Tech.Which branches candidates are eligible for what kind of surveyor.

  12. 4

    Sir, I want to know that how a person can start his career as motor insurance surveyor.I am in Automobile Engg. 4th yr. Plzzz help as fast as possible….

  13. 3

    pls,give me information about exam-2013

  14. 2

    Dear sir.
    how to get my name paneled in insurance company to work as motor insurance surveyor,
    worked as auto mobile mechanic,present working as workshop supervisor in heavy trucks. pls e-mail the details required to get training and enrole as insurancew surveyor.
    thanking you and regards
    contact by [email protected]

  15. 1
    shyam patil:

    please explain me about motor surveyor exam details on my email ID?