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About LIC

Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) conducts examination on all India basis to select candidates for various posts like LIC Agents, LIC Officers, LIC AAO (Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) Assistant Administrative Officer)etc. in the prestigious insurance company. Having its headquarters in Mumbai, LIC is an Indian state owned insurance company with a great capital value. Generally graduates from any discipline are eligible for the several posts offered by LIC but for clerical cadre one needs to have a valid class 12th passing certificate.

LIC conducts this exam to recruit Assistant Administrative Officers (Generalists / Chartered Accountants / Company Secretary / Legal) across the nation.

LIC Job Profile


Development Officer or DO is the person who performs the following duties:

  • Recruitment of LIC insurance agents.
  • Provide them training and other sessions.
  • Meeting with customers through proper channels.
  • Handle queries related to their team members (insurance agents)
  • Provide service to customers if agent fails to provide it
  • Processing of new policies and solve premium, and other issues.


The Assistant Administrative Officer or the AAO are the people hired for the position of Chartered Accountants, Generalists, Company Secretary and Legal Advisors.The role of the AAO is to regulate new schemes, co-ordinating with other departments, to give general assistance to the particular branch, interact with clients to make a better profit to the company and manage the claims and adjusting the settlements between clients and employees, with a probation period of one year, extendable up to 2 years. A candidate is required to be of minimum 21 years of age and maximum of 30 years of age as and when applying for this exam. A minimum of Bachelor’s degree is required by candidates for applying to this post.

LIC AAO Exam Pattern

LIC selection process for the AAO exam consists of 3 stages, which are:

  1. Prelims Exam
  2. Personal Interview
  3. Medical Examination

The online examination will be of objective type, multiple choices of 120 minutes comprising of the following:

Section Questions Number of Questions Marks
1. Reasoning Ability 30 90
2. Quantitative Aptitude 30 90
3. General Knowledge, Current Affairs 30 60
4. Computer Knowledge 30 60
5. English Language with Special emphasis on Grammar, Vocabulary and Comprehension 40
Total 160 300
  • Negative Marks: One-fourth negative marking for each question wrongly marked!
  • Sectional & Overall Cut Off: You must pass in each Section separately and should also obtain minimum marks in the aggregate to qualify for the Personal Interview.
  • Interview: Upon qualifying the written test, you will be called for Personal Interview.

Your selection becomes final not by just clearing the Personal Interview but after Medical Examination.

LIC AAO Syllabus 2018

Reasoning Numerical Ability General Awareness English Language Computer Knowledge
Statement based Questions


Seating Arrangement


Alpha Numeric Sequence


Seating Arrangement

Blood Relation


Odd One Out

Data Interpretation

Time and Work

Speed, Distance and Time

Number Series


Simple Interest and Compound Interest

Profit and Loss


Mixture and Allegations

Current Affairs

National and International Matters

Currency and Capital

Awards and Honors

General History, Geography

Biology and Applied Science

Reading Comprehension

Sentence Arrangement

Cloze Test

Error Spotting

Sentence Improvement



Elementary Grammar


Input Output Devices



MS Office

History of Computers


To know the details about LIC exam please visit official website of LIC