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LIC AAO Exam 2013- Syllabus and Exam Pattern


Posted Date: 02-Apr-2013  Last Updated:   Category: Syllabus    
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LIC going to conduct written exam to fill vacant seats of assistant administrative officers (AAO) post. Those applied for this exam may read this resource which help you to know LIC AAO exam syllabus, exam pattern and more. Tentative date of written test is May 2013.



Life Insurance Corporation of India or LIC is the India's biggest life insurance company. It has a total of 109 Divisional offices and 2048 Branches all over India. There has been a notification to recruit AAO i.e. Assistant Administrative Officer in 2013. Though there are many aspirants for the post, only those who come under the eligibility criterion and successfully pass the exams will get the appointment letter.

Before discussing about the syllabus and exam pattern lets understand the eligibility criterion as on the basis of this a person will be able to apply for the post.

Eligibility Criteria:

  1. The candidate should be a citizen of India

  2. The age of the applicant should not be lower than 21 years and more than 30 years as on 1st March 2013. There are some relaxations with regards to age limit in some specified categories.

LIC AAO Exam Syllabus


1. Reasoning
The reasoning test includes both verbal and non verbal set of questions. This include similarities, analogies, space visualization, differences, judgment, problem solving, visual memory, arithmetical reasoning, arithmetical number series, observation, discrimination, relationship concepts etc. The idea behind this examination is that it tests the candidate's aptitude to deal with abstract symbols and ideas.

2. English
This test is done to see how fluent is candidates English with questions on grammar, synonyms, antonyms, sentence completion, vocabulary etc.

3. Numerical Ability
Questions are based on mathematical chapters like decimals and fraction, whole numbers, relationship between numbers etc. The questions are generally based on arithmetical concepts and not on complex arithmetical computations.

4. General Awareness and Current Affairs
This section will include questions related to current affairs to check how a candidate keep himself updated with the latest affairs in society and nation as a whole. It is important for the candidate to watch NEWS and read newspapers in the daily basis to be successful in this section.

5. Computer Knowledge
In any work these days, knowledge of computer is quite significant. For any kind of work, we need the use of computer and therefore, the candidate must be well versed with the computer applications.

LIC AAO Exam Pattern

The selection of the right candidates would be based on the basis of online examinations that will consist of questions related to topics said above and personal interview with the short listed candidates and a medical examination. The online examination would be of 2 hours and will consist of objective type questions. There are negative markings for every wrong answer. One-fourth of the marks will be deducted for wrong answers.

Reasoning: 30 questions for 90 marks
Numerical ability: 30 questions for 90 marks
General Awareness and Current Affairs: 30 questions for 60 marks
Computer Knowledge: 30 questions for 60 marks
English: 40 questions for 100 marks
Total: 160 questions for 400 marks


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