LIC AAO/AE/AA Recruitment 2020 : Check Syllabus & Exam Pattern

Posted in Latest Jobs, Syllabus on February 25, 2020

LIC AAO/AE/AA Recruitment 2020: Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) has invited online applications from eligible Indian Citizens for filling up 218 vacancies to the post of Assistant Engineers (A.E) – Civil/ Electrical /Structural /MEP & Assistant Architect (AA) and Assistant Administrative Officer (AAO) Specialist. Eligible candidates can apply online till 15th March 2020 at LIC India’s official website – licindia.in. Below are some Important Dates for the LIC psuAAO/AE/AA 2020 Recruitment:

Important Dates for LIC AAO/AE/AA 2020 Recruitment
Activity Dates
Online Application Opening Date 25th February 2020
Last date for Online Registration & Online Payment of Application Fee/Intimation Charges 15th March 2020
Download of Call Letter for Online Preliminary Examination From 27th March 2020 to

4th April 2020

Dates of Online Examination – Preliminary (Tentative) 4th April 2020
Dates of Online Examination – Main To be notified later

Let’s look at the Exam Pattern and Syllabus of the LIC AAO/AE/AA 2020 Recruitment in detail:

LIC AAO/AE/AA 2020 Recruitment Exam Pattern

The selection process of LIC AAO/AE/AA 2020 Recruitment will consist of three phases – Online Preliminary Exam, Online Mains Exam and Interview. Selection of Assistant Engineers and Assistant Administrative Officers will be done through a three-tiered process and subsequent Pre-recruitment Medical examination.

LIC AAO/AE/AA 2020 Prelims Exam Pattern

LIC AAO/AE/AA 2020 Prelims Exam will be conducted in online mode consisting of Objective Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs). The test will have three sections (with separate timings for each section) as follows:

LIC AAO/AE/AA 2020 Prelims Exam Pattern
Section (Duration) Number of Questions/ Maximum Marks Exam Language Medium Minimum Qualifying Marks
SC/ ST/ PwBD Others
Reasoning Ability

(20 Minutes)

35/ 35 English & Hindi 16 18
English

Language

(20 Minutes)

30/ 30

(English Language Test will be of qualifying nature and the marks in the English Language will not be counted

for ranking)

English 9 10
Quantitative

Aptitude

(20 Minutes)

35/35 English & Hindi 16 18
Total 3 Sections in 1 Hour 100/ 70

Note: Candidates equal to 20 times of the number of vacancies in each category, subject to availability, will be shortlisted for Main examination.

LIC AAO/AE/AA 2020 Prelims Exam Syllabus

The syllabus of the LIC AAO/AE/AA 2020 Online Preliminary Exam will comprise of the following topics:

Important Reasoning Ability Topics for LIC AAO Prelims 2020 Exam
Topic Number of Questions
Input-Output 35 Questions of 1 mark each
Circular Arrangement
Linear Arrangement
Syllogism
Inequalities
Direction Sense
Puzzle Test
Arrangement: Linear & Circular
Direction Sense
Coding-Decoding
Blood Relation
Data Sufficiency
Important Quantitative Aptitude Topics for LIC AAO Prelims 2020 Exam
Topic Number of Questions
Approximation 35 Questions of 1 mark each
Number Series
Number System
Ratio & Proportion
Percentage, Profit & Loss
Time & Distance
Time & Work
Mensuration
Averages
SI & CI
Permutation & Combination
Probability
Inequalities
Data Interpretation-Table, Bar, Pie Chart
Important English Language Topics for LIC AAO Prelims 2020 Exam
Topics Number of Questions
Reading Comprehension(RC)-1 Passage 30 Questions of 1 mark each

(Qualifying nature and the marks will not be counted for ranking)

 

Synonym based on RC
Antonym based on RC
Parajumbles
Fill in Blanks(in sentences)
Fill in blanks (in Passages) – Cloze Test
Spotting Errors

LIC AAO/AE/AA 2020 Mains Exam Pattern

LIC AAO/AE/AA 2020 Mains Exam will consist of objective tests for 300 marks and descriptive test for 25 marks. Both the objective and descriptive tests will be online. The objective test will have separate timing for every section. Candidates will have to answer the Descriptive Test by typing on the computer. The descriptive test will be administered immediately after the completion of the objective test.

LIC Online Mains Exam Pattern – AAO (IT/ Chartered Accountant / Actuarial)
S. No. Sections (Duration) Number of Questions Total Marks Minimum Qualifying Marks
SC/ST Others
1. Reasoning Ability

(40 Minutes)

30 90 40 45
2. General Knowledge, Current Affairs

(20 Minutes)

30 60 27 30
3. Professional Knowledge

(40 Minutes)

30 90 40 45
4. Insurance and Financial Market Awareness

(20 Minutes)

30 60 27 30
Total (2 Hours) 120 300
5. English Language

(Letter writing

& Essay)/ Legal drafting for AAO (Legal)

2 25 9 10

Note: Descriptive test of English Language etc. will be of qualifying nature and the marks in English Language will not be counted for ranking.

LIC AAO/AE/AA 2020 Interview

Marks obtained in the Main Examination only will be considered for shortlisting for interview. The number of candidates to be called for interview will be about three times the number of vacancies to be filled in subject to availability of successful candidates in the online main examination and will be purely as per their ranking in their respective category. The maximum and minimum qualifying marks to qualify in the interview categorywise are:

Category Maximum Qualifying Marks
General/ EWS/ OBC/ SC/ ST/ PwBD 60 Marks
Category Minimum Qualifying Marks
General/ EWS/ OBC 30 Marks
SC/ ST/ PwBD 27 Marks

Note: Candidates who do not obtain the minimum qualifying marks as decided by LIC shall be excluded from further selection process.

LIC AAO/AE/AA 2020 Final Selection & Pre-Recruitment Medical Examination

Marks obtained in the Main examination plus marks obtained in the interview will be considered for final merit listing. Shortlisted candidates in the final merit list will have to undergo Pre-Recruitment Medical Examination and if found medically fit, will be offered the appointment.

After going through the above exam pattern and syllabus of LIC AAO/AE/AA 2020 Recruitment, candidates can start preparing for the written exam to score high marks and clear the cut-off marks.