Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) is the largest insurance group and investment company in India. It was the first company in India offering life insurance coverage and was established in 1918 in Kolkata by Bipin Behari Das Gupta and others. It has 8 zonal Offices and 118 divisional offices located in different parts of India, around 3500 servicing offices including 2048 branches, 54 Customer Zones, 25 Metro Area Service Hubs and a number of Satellite Offices located in different cities and towns of India and has a network of 13,37,064 individual agents, 242 Corporate Agents, 79 Referral Agents, 98 Brokers and 42 Banks (as on 31.3.2011) for soliciting life insurance business from the public. The LIC of India each year used to conducts exam for recruitment of Assistant Administrative Officer (AAO), Direct Sales Executive(DSE), Assistant Development Officers(ADO) Vacancies.
In this section, we will provide entire details of the examination. It will include the question pattern , scheme of the examination, syllabus contents of LIC AAO syllabus, LIC ADO syllabus etc. Still if it contains any error please do let us know through the comments. Any type of suggestion will be highly appreciated.
Educational Qualifications : Bachelor/Master’s Degree from a recognized Indian University/ Institution with a minimum of 55% marks in the aggregate in either of the Degrees.
Age : Minimum of 21 Years and Maximum of 30 Years
Scheme of the Examination
Syllabus Contents for AAO and DSE
Includes Two Papers
- Paper I : Reasoning and Numerical Ability.
- Paper II : English Language, General Knowledge and Current affairs.
Aptitude Test of Reasoning
- Reasoning ability &
- Mental aptitude Questions
- Number Series
- Alphabet Series
- Test of Direction Sense
- Number Ranking
- Arithmetical Reasoning
- Problem on Age Calculation
- Blood Relations
- Decision Making
- Non Verbal Series
- Mirror Images
- Cubes and Dice
- Grouping Identical Figures
- Embedded Figures etc.
- Quantitative skills
- Number System
- HCF , LCM
- Decimal Fractions
- Ratio and Proportions
- Unitary Method
- Time and Distance
- Time and Work
- Profit and Loss
- Simple and Compound Interest
- Menstruation (2D and 3D)
- Data Interpretation
General Knowledge and Awareness
- Current Affairs (National and International)
- Major Financial/Economic News
- Budget and Five Year Plans, Who is Who, Sports, Books and Authors,
- Awards and Honours,
- Science – Inventions and Discoveries, Abbreviations,
- Important Days,
- International and National Organisations
English Language with special emphasis on grammar and vocabulary.
Note– There will also be a descriptive paper of English covering Test of essay, Precis and Comprehension in English.
Interview Procedure – The shortlisted aspirants who will qualify the written exam with a good score will be called for the further procedure of selection and elimination for appointment as DSE in LIC. The candidates must be prepared enough to answer for the questions that will be asked by the interviewer to gauge the candidates ability and skills.
LIC ADO Syllabus and Exam Pattern
LIC ADO Recruitment Exam is Online Test. Consists of objective type and multiple choice questions from the following sections:
• Numerical Ability
• General Knowledge
• Current Affairs
• English Language with Special emphasis on Grammar and Vocabulary
Paper 1 : Reasoning and Numerical Ability
Paper 2 : General Knowledge, Current Affairs and English Language on Special emphasis with Grammar and Vocabulary.