LIC AAO Syllabus & Exam Pattern 2021

LIC AAO Syllabus & Exam Pattern 2021

LIC AAO Syllabus & Exam Pattern 2021 – The Syllabus and Exam Pattern is an important part of the preparation for the LIC AAO 2021 exam. The candidates who are preparing for the LIC AAO 2021 exam should have complete knowledge about the exam pattern and syllabus. To crack the exam, the candidates should have the proper planning and strategy about LIC AAO. The proper planning would give the benefits to the candidates to get all the details they need and start preparing their study timetable and study plans.

This article will take you through the complete syllabus and exam pattern of LIC AAO 2021. Here we have mentioned the section-wise and topic wise marks distribution for LIC AAO. We have also covered the number of questions, topics, marks or marking schemes for LIC AAO 2021.

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LIC AAO Syllabus & Exam Pattern 2021

Exam Pattern- The candidates can check the LIC AAO 2021 Exam Pattern details here from the below-provided table.

Conducting Body/AuthorityLife Insurance Corporation of India (LIC)
Post CategoriesAssistant Administrative Officer (AAO)
Assistant Engineer (AE)
Job TypeCentral Government Job
Location of PostingAnywhere In India
Application ModeOnline
Mode of ExamOnline – Computer Based Test
Stages3 Stages (Online Exam, Interview, Medical Exam)

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LIC AAO Prelims Exam Pattern 2021

The candidates can check the LIC AAO 2021 Prelims Exam Pattern from the below-provided table. Prelims exam has basically three sections such as Quantitative Aptitude, English Language, Reasoning Ability. This paper pattern is common to all candidates.

SectionsNo. of QuestionsMax. Marks
Quantitative Aptitude3535
English Language3030**

**English Language Test will be of qualifying nature and the marks scored will not be considered to prepare the merit list for the Mains exam.

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LIC AAO Mains Exam Pattern 2021

LIC AAO Mains exam consists of the two basic sections such as –

  • Objective Exam
  • Descriptive Exam

LIC AAO Exam Pattern For Generalist Post

SectionsNo. of QuestionsMax. MarksTime Duration
Reasoning309040 minutes
General Knowledge, Current Affairs304020 minutes
Data Analysis & Interpretation309040 minutes
Insurance and Financial Market Awareness306020 minutes
Total120300120 minutes
English Language (Letter Writing & Essay)22530 minutes

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LIC AAO Exam Pattern For Rajbhasha Adhikari/ IT/ Chartered Accountant/ Actuarial Post/ Assistant Engineer

SectionsNumber of QuestionsTotal MarksDuration
Reasoning309040 minutes
General Knowledge, Current Affairs306020 minutes
Professional knowledge309040 minutes
Insurance and Financial Market Awareness306020 minutes
Total120300120 minutes
Computer Knowledge22530 minute

LIC AAO Mains Marking Scheme

  1. 120 questions are asked for the 300 marks in the objective paper.
  2. The descriptive test will be conducted for 25 marks and the allotted time will be 30 minutes.
  3. There will be a fixed timing of the section. The candidates need to answer those questions in the given time interval.
  4. The English Language test is qualifying in nature and the marks obtained in this will not be considered to prepare the merit list.
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LIC AAO Syllabus 2021

LIC AAO 2021 exam will be conducted in the three qualifying stages such as Prelims, Mains and Interview. The syllabus is common to all applicants. Whereas, the LIC AAO Mains syllabus has 2 common categories such as for Generalist Post and for Rajsabha Adhikari/Actuarial Post/CA/IT posts. Check the detailed syllabus from the below-provided table –

For Generalist PostFor Rajbhasha Adhikari/ IT/ CA / Actuarial Post
General Knowledge, Current AffairsGeneral Knowledge, Current Affairs
Data Analysis & InterpretationProfessional knowledge
Insurance and Financial Market AwarenessInsurance and Financial Market Awareness
English Language (Letter Writing & Essay)English Language (Letter Writing & Essay)

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LIC AAO Syllabus Reasoning Ability

This section will examine the logical abilities of the candidate. So the candidates need to study the following topics-

  • – Syllogism
  • – Mathematical Reasoning
  • – Puzzles
  • – Linear and Circular Sitting Arrangements
  • – Distance and Direction
  • – Coding-Decoding
  • – Statements and Conclusions
  • – Statements and Arguments
  • – Alphabet Series
  • – Blood Relations
  • – Number Series
  • – Clocks and Calendars
  • – Mirror Images
  • – Decision Making
  • – Data Interpretation

LIC AAO Syllabus Quantitative Aptitude/ Data Analysis & Interpretation

This section will examine the basic mathematical skills of the candidate. Here we have listed some important topics that come under this syllabus:

  • – Number System
  • – Simplification
  • – Simple and Compound Interest
  • – Profit and Loss
  • – Time and Distance
  • – Boats and Streams
  • – Cistern and Pipe
  • – Percentage
  • – Average
  • – Ratio and Proportions
  • – Mixture and Allegation
  • – Time, Distance, Work
  • – Mensuration
  • – Problems on Ages
  • – Data Interpretation

LIC AAO Syllabus for the English Language

The English Language will test the knowledge of basic English Grammar, comprehension of the candidates, vocabulary etc. Check the important topics below:

  • – Antonyms and Synonyms
  • – Parts of Speech
  • – Active and Passive Voice
  • – Direct and Indirect Speech
  • – Phrases and Idioms
  • – Singular-Plural
  • – Subject-Verb Agreement
  • – Fill in the Blanks
  • – Para Jumbles
  • – Spotting Errors
  • – Sentence Improvement
  • – Error Corrections
  • – Passage Completion
  • – Cloze Tests
  • – Comprehension Reading

LIC AAO Syllabus for GA and Current Affairs

Here, the candidates can check the following important topics for the GA and Current Affairs.

  • – History of India
  • – Indian Economics
  • – Geography
  • – Indian Constitution
  • – Important Days
  • – Books and Authors
  • – Countries, Capitals, and Currencies
  • – Awards, Honors and Recognition
  • – Science and Technology
  • – Inventions and Discoveries
  • – Financial Institutions – National and International
  • – National and International Organizations
  • – Current Affairs – National and International
  • – Indian Politics
  • – Finance, Budget, and Five Year Plans, etc.

LIC AAO Syllabus for Insurance & Financial Market Awareness

The candidates need to be well aware of the latest news, policies, development and events related to the insurance and the financial market. The main focus should be on finance, business and economy. Check the following topics as mentioned here-

  • – History of LIC and IRDAI
  • – Indian Insurance and Banking Terms
  • – Indian Financial System
  • – Banking Committees
  • – Banking Awareness
  • – Stock Market
  • – Budget
  • – Indian and International Financial Institutions
  • – Money market and Capital Market
  • – Financial Market Risks
  • – International Monetary Fund
  • – Economic policies
  • – Recession
  • – Private and Public sector Insurance Companies
  • – Government Insurance Schemes
  • – History of Banking in India

FAQs For LIC AAO Syllabus & Exam Pattern 2021

Q: What is the syllabus for the LIC AAO 2021 Prelims?
A: For the prelims exam the candidates need to cover the Reasoning Ability, English Language and Quantitative Aptitude.
Q: Is there any negative marking in the LIC AAO 2021 Exams?
A: No, there is no provision of negative marking in the LIC AAO 2021 Exams.
Q: What are the total marks allotted for LIC AAO 2021 exam?
A: The total marks for the Prelims is 70 and Mains will be 300.
Q: What are the important topics for LIC AAO English?
A: The important topics for LIC AAO English is fill in the blanks, Parajumbles, Error corrections, Cloze tests, active and passive voices, etc.

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To understand the exam pattern and types of questions asked in the LIC AAO Exam, try out previous years LIC AAO Solved Papers from the link below.


    • As per LIC AAO 2016 Notification, a candidate needs to have the final documentation of Bachelors/ Masters Degree by 1st December 2015. Hence, candidates with ongoing college (final year students) cannot apply for LIC AAO 2016.

      • hello online tyari team the above link provided by u is not working nothing is happening there so plz sove this problem and provide another link for previous year papers of lic aao

        • Hello Sahil,

          Can you please specify which link is not working? The Previous Year Papers link is functional from our end.

          • yes sir, the upper link is working but after clicking this link another page opens for papers is not responding no link is active there only image is showing there for previous year papers

    • A job in the Insurance Sector offers a better compensation than a clerical job. Hence, LIC AAO is more crucial in that sense.
      After you crack IBPS Clerk Exam, your average compensation as an LDC or DEO would be between Rs. 18,000-25,000 whereas the average salary of an LIC Assistant Administrative Officer would be between Rs. 20,000-33,000 at the initial level.

    • Depends on what you are interested in.

      Your work as Probationary Officer will be more of a desk job. You need to engage your customers with your skills as a representative of a Bank. You will make more than what an LIC Assitant Development Officer.

      But when you get appointed as an Assistant Development Officer (ADO) at LIC, you get a lot of field experience too. Apart from a highly competitive job profile, you can make through incentives, something which is not applicable in the profile of a Bank PO.

      Choose accordingly.

    • Most Government Examinations has a minimum requirement of a Graduation Degree. Unfortunetely, you can apply only to a limited number of exams. On the basis of your 12th standard you can apply for few Govt. Like SSC CHSL(10+2), SSC MTS, Railways etc. which are upcoming jobs. After completing your graduation degree, you will be eligible to apply for posts like Bank Clerk/ Bank PO/ SSC CGL etc.

    • Hello Mukesh, please refer to the information below to fully understand the eligibility criteria.

      Eligibility Conditions as on 1st December, 2015 shall be as under:

      Minimum Age must be 21 years (completed) as on 1st December, 2015.
      Maximum age must not be more than 30 years (candidates must have been born not earlier than 02/12/1985 and not later than 01/12/1994 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 Disabilities (PWD) /Confirmed LIC employees shall be as under :

      SC/ST 5 YEARS
      OBC 3 Years
      PWD(Gen) 10 YEARS
      PWD(SC/ST) 15 YEARS
      PWD(OBC) 13 YEARS

      Confirmed LIC employees Further Relaxation of 5 YEARS
      Educational Qualification : Bachelor/Master’s Degree from a recognized Indian University/ Institution

        • Hello Pawan,

          As we’ve written above in our article, English is only a qualifying subject.
          Marks scored in English will not be considered in calculating total score. Although, you need to clear the sectional cutoff of English.

          The expected score you need in English Section would be 8-12 marks.

    • Hello Firoz,
      As per LIC AAO Notification 2016, the exam will be conducted in English and Hindi.
      The English Section will not be asked in LIC AAO 2016 Hindi Paper.

    • If you are hired as an LIC Assistant Administrative Officer (AAO), your core job role will be of administrative kind rather than a marketing job. Managing and Filing Claims, Client Relationship, Inspecting Existing Policies, all fall under the job description of LIC AAO.

      • Sir lic aao ke exam me current affairs ke section me current affairs, insurance ,banking n marketing ke questions bhi aayenge..n level kya tha questions ka 2014-15 me jo exam hua tha..maine last 2013 tk ke question paper dekhe hai wo to clerical level tk ke questions the..

        • Hello Neha,

          The level of questions will be similar to IBPS Clerk Level. Expect questions based on Static GK, Banking, Insurance and Current Affairs (Try news of national and international news from 3-4 months leading upto the LIC AAO Exam)

    • As per LIC AAO Notification 2016, a candidate must be atleast 21 years old as on 1st January 2015.
      Sorry to say you cannot apply for LIC AAO 2016.

  1. I love this job….but me confused fill in the forms are not find in the links of side in lic…..plz help me……where r the avliable link on the side…..

  2. I have mistakenly entered Graduation as ‘Science’ under Qualification details for this registration. The correct entry should be Graduation as – ‘other” and then ‘’ for Degree/Subject/Stream.
    Please advise as for rectifying this.

    • Hello Mahipal,

      LIC AAO 2016 will be conducted in English and Hindi.
      In the Hindi Paper, the English Section will not be included.

  3. I have cleared my all semester of on 2 Aug 2015 but i had a supply in 1 Subject and the result of that subject is declared on 2 December n i cleared.So can i apply for this job.

  4. Sir mera last semester ka result september main aaya h usme m paas ek semester k 1 Subject m supply thi jiska result 10 December ko aaya h ab m geaduate hoon to m kya apply kr skta hoon

  5. Thank you sir but you are providing previous papers til 2012 only..
    Sir can u provide papers of the remaining please?
    So that we can buy it.

    • Hello Ragu,

      According to LIC Directives, candidates shall not be permitted to use calculators, mobile phones, pagers or any other instruments in the
      examination hall.

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