LIC AAO Previous Year Cutoff Marks


LIC AAO will be conducted in the month of March next year. We have discussed the syllabus and exam pattern in detail in our previous post. In this article, we are listing previous years cutoff marks for LIC AAO Exam. The cutoff marks are both sectional and overall. LIC AAO Previous Year Cutoff Marks are also mentioned on the LIC website.

But before we talk about LIC AAO Previous Year Cutoff Marks, let us revisit LIC AAO exam pattern and marking scheme again.

LIC AAO Exam Pattern & Marking Scheme

In LIC AAO Exam, you will be facing 160 Questions in a total time of 2 Hours.


Name of the Section   Number of Questions Marks Allotted 
Reasoning Ability  30  90
Quantitative Aptitude  30  90
General Awareness  30  60
Computer Knowledge  30  60
English Language  40  —

Total Number of Questions – 160
Total Marks – 300

Time Allotted – 2 Hours (120 Minutes)

From the above information, you understand that speed and accuracy, both are required for securing a good score in LIC AAO 2016. Refer to the table below to know about LIC AAO Previous Year Cutoff Marks.

LIC AAO Previous Year Cutoff Marks (2013)

Section Wise Cutoff Marks

S. No.  Name of the Section  General/ OBC   SC/ ST/ OH/ VI
 1.  Reasoning Ability  11  8
 2.  Numerical Ability  8  5
 3.  General Awareness  9  6
 4.  Computer Knowledge  13  10
 5.  English Language***  10  6

*** The sectional cutoff exists in English. But while calculating the overall score, marks will not be considered. English is present only in qualifying nature. 

Overall Cutoff Marks

Category  Min. Overall Cutoff Marks
 Unreserved  225
 OBC  214
 SC  199
 ST  175
 OH  190
 VI  154

From the above-provided information, you can conclude that this year’s cutoff marks will be around the same. Try and focus on selecting only those questions which can be attempted with confidence. Negative marking might be the reason for you not getting selected in LIC AAO 2016. This concludes our article on LIC AAO Previous Year Cutoff Marks. For information regarding Study Plan and Preparation Tips, stay tuned for our next blog.


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