Life Insurance Corporation of India, India’s largest insurance company conducts the LIC AAO examination for recruitment of Assistant Administrative Officers for its various offices across the country. It is a highly professional and specialized service within the Government of India catering to the policies and aspects of the insurance company.
LIC AAO examination is one of the most prestigious examinations conducted in the insurance sector. The examination is conducted to recruit professionals under several disciplines such as Accounting, Legal, Rajyabhasha, Civil, IT and the Generalist administrative arena.
Candidate must be a citizen of India.
There is no attempt restriction for the candidates provided the upper age limit has not been exceeded.
The examination is conducted under three phases namely, the Preliminary phase, the Mains phase and the Personal Interview phase. The candidates need to secure qualifying marks in each stage to proceed to the next one.
Preliminary Examination consisting of objective type test is conducted online. The test has three sections with separate timings for each section.
The paper aims to test the logical reasoning of the candidate.
The paper aims to test the basic calculative skills of the candidate.
The paper puts special emphasis on grammar, vocabulary and comprehension.
*The total marks shown here are considered for merit ranking purposes.
The Main examination will consist of objective tests for 300 marks and descriptive test for 25 marks. Both the objective and descriptive tests will be online. The objective test will have separate timing for every section. Candidates will have to answer Descriptive test by typing on the computer. The descriptive test will be administered immediately after the completion of the objective test.
The paper is meant for the candidates applying for LIC AAO (Generalist).
The paper is meant for the candidates applying for LIC AAO (CA)/ (Legal)/ (Actuarial)/ (IT)/ (Rajbhasha)
The paper aims to test the knowledge of the candidate regarding the insurance and finance sector.
To test the vocabulary, writing skill of the candidate.
The objective of the interview is to assess the personal suitability of the candidate to work with the Life Insurance Corporation of India. The test is intended to evaluate the mental calibre of a candidate.
Data Interpretation, Coding-Decoding, Number Series, Boat and Streams , Clocks and calendar , Syllogism, Seating Arrangement, Blood Relation, Coded Inequality; Decision making; Mirror Images; Puzzles; Alphabet series; Distance and direction.
Number System, Number Theory, Decimals and Fractions, Simplification, Ratio and Proportion, Profit and Loss, Mensuration, Average, Mixture and Allegation, Problems on Ages, Time and Distance/Work, S.I. and C.I. , Data Interpretation and Partnership and Profit and Loss; Boats and streams; Cistern and Pipe.
Reading Comprehension, Cloze Test, Sentence Arrangement, Error Spotting, Sentence Improvement, Phrases and Idioms, Elementary Grammar and Synonyms-Antonyms; Active and passive voice; Para jumbles; Parts of Speech; Passage completion.
English Language Test will be of qualifying nature and the marks in the English Language will not be counted for ranking.
Data Interpretation, Number Series, Coding-Decoding, Boast & Streams, Clocks & Calendars, Syllogism, Seating Arrangement, Blood relation, Coded Inequalities.
History of India, Geography of India and World, Indian Economy, Indian Constitution, Environment Topics, National and International Events, Government Schemes, Sports News, Awards and Honours, Government Policies, New Legislations, Science and Technology, Books and Authors, Important Days, Committee, Commissions and Reports, Inventions and Discoveries, Person in News, National and International Organizations.
Pie charts, Bar graphs, data handling, data derivation. data implementation.
The LIC AAO syllabus for this section includes data regarding the specialization the candidate has selected. For each category, the syllabus differs as per their choice of subject.
Indian Financial System, History of LIC and IRDAI, Indian Insurance and Banking Terms, Banking Committees, Banking Awareness, Insurance and Banking Abbreviations, Stock Market, Budget, Insurance Sector (Agencies, Headquarters, Jobs, etc.), Indian and International Financial Institutions, History of Banking in India, Money market and Capital Market, Financial Market Risks, International Monetary Fund, Economic policies, Recession, Insurance Ombudsman, Bancassurance, Government Schemes, Private and Public sector Insurance Companies, Government Insurance Schemes
Letter writing and Essay writing for the candidates other than AAO (Legal).Legal drafting for AAO (Legal).
The candidates have to appear either Data Analysis & Interpretation paper or Professional Knowledge paper depending upon the positions they are applying for.Data Analysis & Interpretation paper is for the candidates applying for LIC AAO (Generalists) and Professional Knowledge paper is for LIC AAO (Specialists).
There is no specific syllabus for the AAO interview. This is an assessment of a candidate’s intellectual qualities in their respective field. Some of the qualities to be judged are mental alertness, leadership, and intellectual and moral integrity of the Candidate.