LIC AAO 2019 Exam Pattern and Syllabus : Check here

LIC AAO 2019 Exam Pattern and Syllabus

Life Insurance Corporation (LIC) has released the much-awaited notification for the post of  Assistant Administrative Officer (AAO). Total Number of vacancies is 590. Candidates should apply through Online mode only. No other means/mode of application will be accepted.

TOTAL NO.OF VACANCIES: 590 Reservation for Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes, Other Backward Classes, Economically Weaker sections and Persons with Benchmark Disabilities shall be as under:

Post SC ST OBC UR EWS TOTAL
AAO (Generalist) 55 35 85 140 35 350
AAO (IT) 25 14 36 60 15 150
AAO (CA) 7 15 13 20 5 50
AAO (Actuarial) 4 3 8 12 3 30
AAO (Rajbhasha) 1 1 2 5 1 10
Total 92 58 144 237 59 590

SC: Scheduled Caste; ST: Scheduled Tribe; OBC: Other Backward Classes; EWS: Economically Weaker Section; UR: Unreserved; PwBD: Persons with Benchmark Disabilities; LD: Locomotor disability; VI: Visual Impairment; HI: Hearing Impairment; ID: Intellectual disability; MD: Multiple Disability

The total number of vacancies and the reserved vacancies is provisional and may vary according to the actual requirements. The reservation under various categories will be as per prevailing Government guidelines at the time of finalization of result.

Note: Candidate should apply for ONE post only. (Applications made for more than one post by a candidate will render all his/her applications invalid.)

Activity Dates
Start date for Online Registration of Applications and Online Payment of Application Fee/ Intimation Charges 02.03.2019
Last date for Online Registration & Online Payment of Application Fee/Intimation Charges 22.03.2019
Download of Call Letter for Online Preliminary Examination From 22.04.2019 to 30.04.2019
Dates of Online Examination – Preliminary (tentative) 4th & 5th May 2019
Dates of Online Examination – Main (tentative) 28th June 2019

 Candidates are advised to regularly keep in touch with the authorized LIC website www.licindia.in for details and updates.

Eligibility Criteria

Minimum Age shall be 21 years (completed) as on 01.03.2019. Maximum age shall not be more than 30 years (candidates must have been born not earlier than 02.03.1989 and not later than 01.03.1998 both days inclusive only are eligible ) Relaxations in upper age limit for Scheduled Caste (SC)/Scheduled Tribe(ST)/Other Backward Community(OBC)/ Emergency Commissioned Officers (ECO) /Short Service Commissioned Officers (SSCO) /Persons with Benchmark Disabilities (PwBD) /Confirmed LIC employees shall be as under

SC/ST – 5 YEARS

 OBC 3 Years

PwBD(Gen) 10 YEARS

 PwBD(SC/ST) 15 YEARS

PwBD(OBC) 13 YEARS

ECO/SSCO (GEN) 5 YEARS

 ECO/SSCO (SC/ST) 10 YEARS

 ECO/SSCO (OBC) 8 YEARS

Confirmed LIC employees Further Relaxation of 5 YEARS

Educational Qualification

AAO (Generalist):-  “Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline from a recognized Indian University/Institution”.

AAO (IT) : – Graduation degree in Engineering in Computer Science, IT or Electronics, or an MCA, or an MSC(Computer Science) from a recognized Indian University/Institution.

AAO (Chartered Accountant) Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized Indian University/Institution and Candidate should have passed Final Examination of Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and completion of Articles as presented by Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. The candidate should be Associate member of Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. Candidates should provide their membership number and the same will be verified with Institute of Chartered Accountants of India

AAO (Actuarial) Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline from a recognized Indian University/Institution and Candidates should have compulsorily passed paper CT1 and CT5 plus 4 or more other papers of the examination conducted by the Institute of Actuaries of India / Institute and Faculty of Actuaries, UK. (Total 6 or more papers) as on the date of eligibility i.e. 1st March, 2019. Candidates should provide their membership number and the same will be verified with Institute of Actuaries of India / Institute and Faculty of Actuaries, UK

AAO (Rajbhasha): Post Graduate Master’s Degree in Hindi/Hindi translation with English as one of the subjects at Bachelor’s Degree level

OR

Post Graduate Master’s Degree in English with Hindi as one of the subjects at Bachelor’s degree level

 OR

 Post Graduate Master’s Degree in Sanskrit with English and Hindi as subjects at Bachelor’s degree level.

Application fees/ Intimation charges (Non-refundable):

Candidates will have to make the payment of Application Fees/Intimation Charges through the On-Line Mode as under:

For SC/ST/ PwBD candidates Intimation Charges of Rs. 100/- plus Transaction Charges

For all other candidates Application Fee-cum-Intimation Charges of Rs. 600/- plus Transaction Charges

 Preliminary Examination

Section No. of Question Marks Minimum

Qualifying Marks

Duration Topic
Numerical Ability (Easy-Moderate) 35 35 St/Sc-16

Others-18

20min Data Interpretation–  Pie Chart Bar Graph, Tabular (10 Questions)

Missing  Number Series– 5 Questions

Approximation/ Simplification- (10 Questions)

Arithmetic– (10 questions )

Percentage- (1-2 Questions)

Profit /Loss- (1-2 Questions)

Stream and Boat- (1-2 Questions)

Time &Work- (1-2 Questions)

Time, Speed & Distance– (1-2 Questions)

Average – 1Question

Ratio- 1 Question

Age problem –1 Question

Partnership – 1 Question

mixture allegation- 1 question

Reasoning Paper (Easy-Moderate) 35 35 St/Sc-16

Others-18

20min Puzzle- Circular Seating Arrangement(1 variable) ,Linear Seating Arrangement (1 Variable),Box-based puzzle (1 Variable),Scheduling Puzzle (1 Variable), Random Arrangement based puzzle (Approx- 15 Questions)

Syllogism– (Approx 5 Questions)

Inequality – (Approx 5 Questions)

Blood Relation– (Approx 2-3 Questions)

Direction– (Approx 2-3 Questions)

Alphabetical Series– (Approx 1-2 Questions)

Numeric Series – (Approx 4-5 Questions)

Coding Decoding- (Approx 2-3 Questions)

 

English (Easy-Moderate) 30 30 St/Sc-16

Others-18

20min Reading Comprehension- Approx-7-8 Questions (Recent News paper editorial)

Error Detection- 4-5 Questions

Cloze Test- 6-7 Questions (Recent News paper editorial)

Sentence Rearrangement- 5 Questions

Single Filler- 5 Questions

Sentence Rearrangement- 3-4 Questions

Vocab based Errors- 5 Questions

Total 100 70   1hr  

** English Language test will be of qualifying nature and the marks in English Language will not be counted for ranking.

Candidates equal to 20 times of number of vacancies in each category, subject to availability, will be shortlisted for Main examination.

Mains  Examination (AAO Generalist)

Section No. of Question Marks Minimum

Qualifying Marks

Duration Topic
Reasoning (Moderate)

 

30 90 St/Sc-40

Others-45

40min Puzzle-  Rectangular Seating Arrangement (2 Variables), Linear seating arrangement (2 Variables), Scheduling Puzzle (2 Variable),Random Arrangement based puzzle (2 Variable)

Approx – 10-15 Questions

Logical Reasoning – 4-5 Questions

Syllogism– (Approx 3- 4 Questions)

Inequality – (Approx 3-4Questions)

 Machine Input Output- 3-5 Questions

Coding Decoding- 2-3 Questions

Direction– (Approx 1-2 Questions)

Alphabetical Series– ( 1-2 Questions)

Numeric Series – (Approx 1-2

 

Data Analysis& Interpretation 30 90 St/Sc-40

Others-45

40min Data Interpretation–  Pie Chart Bar Graph,  Caselet,  Tabular (15-20 Questions)

Data Sufficiency- 5 Questions

Quantity1, Quantity 2- 2-3 Questions

Quadratic Equation- 5 Questions

Arithmetic– (Approx – 7-8 questions )

Percentage- (1 Question)

Profit /Loss- (1 Question)

Stream and Boat- (1 Question)

Time &Work- (1 Question)

Time, Speed & Distance– (1

Mensuration –1 Qus

mixture and allegation-1

 

Insurance and Financial Market Awareness 30 60 St/Sc-27

Others-30

20min Insurance Basic Term Plan
General Knowledge/Current Affairs 30 60 St/Sc-27

Others-30

20min Current affairs dating back to 5-6 months rather than the recent ones. There were 7-8 questions from static awareness
Total 120 300   120mins  
English Language (Letter writing & Essay)** 2 25** St/Sc-9

Others-10

30min  

** English Language test will be of qualifying nature and the marks in English Language will not be counted for ranking.

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