LIC AAO Exam

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February 25, 2020

LIC AAO/ AE Notification released!

The Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) has released LIC AAO/AE recruitment notification. A total of 218 vacancies are released for the post of Assistant Administrative Officers (AAO), Assistant Engineer & Assistant Architect. All the candidates can apply online from February 25 and the last date to submit the online application & fee payment is March 15, 2020. All the interested candidates can apply online for the posts as per the schedule.

Mock Test Series

LIC AAO Mock Test Series

  • Full Length: 15
  • Sectional: 8

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About Exam

Career in LIC offers a lot of exposure in the areas of sales, marketing, insurance, etc. Apart from job security and a good salary package, you get a good job profile for future prospects.

Start your career in the Insurance Sector as an Assistant Administrative Officer (AAO)/ AE/ ADO/ Assistant.

Generall there are 2 different sets of profiles you can go for

  1. LIC AAO (Generalist)
  2. LIC AAO (Chartered Accountant)

The job profile on an LIC AAO consists of a good salary package coupled with a balanced work schedule and working hours. But you need get recruited first in order to enjoy and perks and benefits offered to an Assistant Administrative Officer by Life Insurance Corporation of India. 

Exam Dates/Notifications

The important dates for LIC AAO/ AE are tabulated below:

 

Events Important Dates
Commencement of Online Registration February 25, 2020
Closure of Registration March 15, 2020
Online Fee Payment February 25 to March 15, 2020
Release of Admit Card March 27 to April 04, 2020
LIC AAO/ AE Prelims Examination April 04, 2020
LIC AAO/ AE Mains Examination To be Announced Soon

 

 

Application Process

The Online Application of LIC AAO/ AE/ AA 2020 has commenced from February 25, 2020.

Candidates can apply online on or before March 15, 2020. The steps to apply online for LIC AAO/ AE posts are as follows:

 

1. Go to the Official Website of LIC: www.licindia.com
2. Scroll down and select “Careers” from the footer section located on the lower side of the web page. You will be redirected to a new page.
3. From the Box titled “Job Description”, Select the option “Recruitment of Assistant Engineers/ AA/ AAO (Specialist) 2020”.
4. In the new page, select the link which says “Apply Online”
6. From the top section, Select “Click here for New Registration”
7. A Message will be prompted. Read all the points carefully. Click on 'Continue' after you’ve read all the points carefully.
8. Fill the application form online with all the required details and click on the button 'Save & Next'
9. Upload photo and signature in the prescribed format.
10. Make the payment and submit the application form for LIC AAO 2019.
11. Do not forget to take a printout of the online application for future use.


Click Here to Apply for AAO/AE/ AA posts
: Direct Link

 

Vacancies

The officials have released separate vacancies for the post of Assistant Engineers and Assistant Administrative Officers (Specialist). A total of 50 vacancies have been released for the post of Assistant Engineers and 168 vacancies for Assistant Administrative Officers post. Check the table below for the category-wise vacancies distribution.

 

The vacancies for Assistant Engineers are tabulated below.

Posts SC ST OBC EWS UR Total
AE (Civil) 3 0 6 2 18 29
AE (Electrical) 1 0 3 1 5 10
AE (Architect)  1 1 1 1 0 4
AE (Structural) 1 0 1 0 2 4
AE (Electrical/Mechanical MEP Engineers) 0 0 1 1 1 3
Total 6 1 12 5 26 50

 

The vacancies for Assistant Administrative Officers (Specialist) are tabulated below. 

Post SC ST OBC EWS UR Total
AAO (CA) 6 3 11 4 16 40
AAO (Actuarial) 4 3 8 3 12 30
AAO (Legal) 7 3 10 4 16 40
AAO (Rajbhasha) 1 1 2 0 4 8
AAO (IT) 7 4 14 5 20 50
Total 25 14 45 16 68 168

Selection Process

According to the official notification 2019, There is a 2-step selection process.

1. Phase 1 -Preliminary Examination

2. Phase 2 - Mains Examination

3. Personal Interview (Shortlisted Candidates)

4. Pre-Medical Examination (before the final appointment)

You need to qualify in the written test in order to move to the next level.

 

 

Eligibility Criteria

All the candidates applying for LIC AAO/ AE posts will have to first go through the eligibility criteria. If the candidate does not meet the criteria laid down by the officials, his/ her candidates will stand cancelled. 

Age Limit

Minimum Age shall be 21 years (completed) as on 01.02.2020. The maximum age shall not be more than 30 years (candidates must have been born not earlier than 02.02.1990 and not later than 01.02.1999 both days inclusive only are eligible)

Besides that, there are provisions for relaxation in the upper age limit for certain categories. The details are mentioned below.

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

Educational Qualification:

A. For AE (Civil) - B.Tech/B.E. (Civil) from an AICTE recognized Indian University/Institution. Candidate should have a minimum of three years working experience in planning and execution of multi-storied building projects with all required infrastructure.

B. For AE (Electrical) - B.Tech/B.E. (Electrical) from an AICTE recognized Indian University/Institution. Candidate should have a minimum of three years working experience in planning and execution of multi-storied building projects with all required infrastructure.

C. For Assistant Architect -  B. Arch. from a recognized Indian University/Institution. Candidate should be registered with the Council of Architecture and possess a minimum of three years experience in designing all types of buildings with allied services. Candidate should also be well versed with green building design requirements and application of AutoCAD software and/or similar type software.

D. For AE (Structural) - M. Tech / M.E. (Structural) from an AICTE recognized Indian University/ Institution. Candidate should be well versed with the structural design of high rise building with the foundation system. He/she should be familiar with various standards of BIS pertaining to structural design and Foundation design and must be experienced in the handling of structural engineering software like ETABS, STAAD etc. Candidates applying for the post must possess minimum one-year hands-on experience in the area.

E. For AE (MEP engineers) - B. Tech./ B.E. (Mechanical/ Electrical) from an AICTE recognized Indian University/Institution. Candidate should have a minimum of three years experience in planning and execution of Plumbing / Piping / HVAC system, Lift & Fire Fighting System, Electrical Sub-station in multi-storied buildings.

F. For AAO (Chartered Accountant) – Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized Indian University/Institution and Candidates should have passed Final Examination of Institute of Chartered Accountant and completion of Articles as presented by Institute of Chartered Accountant. 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.

G. For AAO (Actuarial) – Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline from a recognized Indian University/Institution and Candidates should have compulsorily passed 6 or more papers of the examination conducted by the Institute of Actuaries of India / Institute and Faculty of Actuaries, UK. as on the date of eligibility i.e. 1st February 2020. Candidates should provide their membership number and the same will be verified with Institute of Actuaries of India / Institute and Faculty of Actuaries, UK.

H. For AAO (Legal) - Bachelor’s degree in Law or LLM from a recognized Indian University/Institution. Three years of Bar experience is essential.

I. For 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.

J. For AAO (IT)- Graduation degree in Engineering (Computer Science, IT or Electronics), or MCA or MSC (Computer Science) from a recognized Indian University/ Institution.

 

Syllabus

LIC AAO Syllabus - Reasoning Ability
  • Data Interpretation
  • Number Series
  • Coding Decoding
  • Boast & Streams
  • Clocks & Calendars
  • Syllogism
  • Seating Arrangement
  • Blood relation
  • Coded Inequalities

LIC AAO Syllabus - Quantitative Aptitude

  • Number System, Number Theory
  • Decimals and Fractions
  • Simplification
  • Ratio and Proportions
  • Profit and Loss
  • Mensuration
  • Average
  • Mixture and Allegation
  • Problems on Ages
  • Time & Distance/Work
  • S.I. and C.I
  • Partnership and Profit & Loss
  • Data Interpretation
LIC AAO Syllabus - General Knowledge
  • Current Affairs - National and International
  • Budget and Five Year Plans
  • Awards and Honors
  • Indian History and Economy
  • Countries and Capitals
  • Books and Authors
  • Important Days
  • International and National Organizations
  • Sports
  • Abbreviations
  • Science - Inventions and Discoveries
  • General Science
  • International Organizations/Financial Institutions
LIC AAO Syllabus - Computer Knowledge
  • Generations of computer
  • Basic computer fundamentals
  • Software and Hardware and their functionalities
  • Networking
  • Modern day technology
  • Computer Abbreviations
  • Internet, LAN, WAN
  • Security Tools, Virus, Hacker
  • MS Word, MS Excel, etc.
LIC AAO Syllabus - English Language
  • Reading comprehension
  • Cloze test
  • Phrase substitution
  • Paragraph complete/Sentence correction
  • Para jumbles
  • Miscellaneous
  • Commonly misspelled words
  • Double blanks in a sentence
  • Synonyms and antonyms

Exam Pattern

Online Prelims Exam

Serial NumberSectionsNumber of QuestionsTotal MarksDuration
1. Reasoning 35 35 20 minutes
2. Quantitative Aptitude 35 35 20 minutes
3. English Language 30 30 20 minutes
  Total 100 70 60 minutes

Online Mains Exam

Serial NumberSectionsNumber of QuestionsTotal MarksDuration
1. Reasoning 30 90 40 minutes
2. General Knowledge, Current Affairs 30 60 20 minutes
3. Professional Knowledge 30 90 40 minutes
4. Insurance & Financial Market  30 60 20 minutes
  Total 120 300 120 minutes
5. English Language (Letter Writing & Essay) 2 25 30 minutes

Job Profile

One of the most popular and well known job profiles of the Insurance Sector is of an LIC Assistant Administrative Officer. The Job Description of an LIC AAO primary revolves around administrative aspect of Insurance. Being an Assistant Post, you will be working under a supervisor or department head, who will guide you in various tasks.

The job role and responsibilities of an LIC AAO are quite a few, but the most prominent ones are as follows.

  • Managing and Filling Claims and Settlements.
  • Interacting with Specific Clientele.
  • Inspecting existing policies for errors or misleading fact.
  • Devising new schemes for the company to either replace an existing one or strengthen it.
  • Coordinate with other departments in issues related claims, settlements, policy revision, guidance etc.

The aspect of traveling on work assignments is quite rare but not non-existent. There might a few instances where you have to travel to a certain place for some assignment.

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