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LIC AAO Exam Dates, Fees, Eligibility & Notification

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LIC AAO Exam Dates, Fees, Eligibility & Notification
September 13, 2021
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About LIC

Life Insurance Corporation of India conducts the examination for recruitment of Assistant Administrative Officers. In other words, it is the LIC AAO exam.  Also, the Corporation does the recruitment for this post on a national basis. Thus, the Corporation conducts the exams in various examination centers throughout the country.

Furthermore, the vacancies for the LIC AAO post are from 500 to 600. Certainly, LIC assistant administrative officer is an important post in Life Insurance Corporation of India. Thus, the chances for tight competition for the post may exist. Also, LIC exhibits its guidelines for recruitment every year on its official website. All in all, there are four procedures for the recruitment process i.e.

Firstly, Online exams (Prelims and Main exams)

Secondly, Shortlisting of aspirants

Thirdly, Individual interview

Lastly, Pre-recruitment medical test

 

About LIC AAO – Overview

LIC decides the date for commencing the examinations. Certainly, the LIC Assistant Administrative Officer has many duties. For instance, they are introducing new schemes and coordinating with several departments. Also, they should aid services to specific branches. Besides these duties, the AAO has to settle disputes, build customer relationships with clients, increase profits and manage claims. Thus, those aspirants who are interested in applying for this post must collect all the important data in advance before the application process. Then, they can plan their study table accordingly.

 

Table of Contents

Meanwhile, candidates can expect the official notification for the selection of LIC AAO 2022 to release by March 2022. Also, the LIC will make the prelims exam date available by the end of March 2022. Moreover, dates for the main exam are available after the evaluation. In addition, the publication of preliminary exams should also be over.

Certainly, the application form for LIC AAO is available on the official website of LIC – www.licindia.in. Firstly, the application fees for the exam are around 600/- for the general category. Whereas it is 100/- for the reserved category. Next, the aspirants can remit their application fees through debit/credit card. Also, they may use internet banking. Moreover, candidates might face increased usage of card payments. Thus, they may also introduce UPI as one of the payment methods.

 

About LIC AAO exam – Who should attempt it

Above all, candidates must have done their graduation from a recognized university to apply for the same. Also, the graduation must be completed without any backlogs. However, there is no minimum cut-off percentage for marks in graduation. The aspirants must have good communication as well as basic knowledge in computer operations. Moreover, they have to be fluent in the local language of the specific region.

Also, the candidates must be within the age limit of 21-30 years. However, there is an age relaxation of 5 years for the SC/ST category. But there is 3 years age relaxation for the OBC category. Moreover, LIC allows 15 years of age relaxation for persons with disabilities.

Duration

All in all, the exam duration is around 1 hour. Moreover, the exam consists of 100 questions divided into 3 parts.

Exam category Number of questions
Logical reasoning 35 questions
Quantitative aptitude 35 questions
English language 30 questions

 

Also, LIC releases the cut-off marks for the shortlisting of AAO after one month from the date of examination. Meanwhile, the cut-off marks vary according to the candidate scores and number of vacancies.

Furthe, the categories for LIC AAO recruitment are:

No. of Vacancies Category of AAO
320 AAO-Generalist
150 AAO-IT
50 AAO-Chartered Accountant
30 AAO-Actuarial
10 AAO-Rajbhasha

 

Exam Notification

LIC will release the notification for Life Insurance Corporation Assistant Administrative Officer 2022 by March 2022. And, the notification for the exam is available on the official website of Life Insurance Corporation www.licindia.in. Exam date, Eligibility criteria, Syllabus, and question pattern is available with the notification. Life Insurance Corporation decides the date for commencing the examinations. It also specifies the duties of the officer. For instance, the duties of the LIC Assistant Administrative Officer are inducing new schemes, coordinating with several departments, and providing assistance services to specific branches.

Moreover, a list of exam centers will also be available. The official notification is only available from the year 2022. We provide the details to the aspirants in advance, so that they can prepare for the exam in advance by checking the eligibility criteria and gathering all the documents and study materials in time. The location for the job vacancy is all over India. Due to this, there is tight competition for this post. Also, the position is of great importance. In addition, it is conducted on yearly basis with an average of 500 vacancies each. Thus, we are helping all aspirants to prepare for the exam in advance so that they can clear their exams with ease.

 

Exam date

The recruitment for this post is done on a national level. Thus, LIC conducts the exam in various examination centers throughout the country. The vacancies for the LIC AAO post are somewhere between 500 to 600. The official notification is only available from the year 2022.

Life Insurance Corporation Assistant Administrative Officer 2022 exam date is released by March 2022. It is predicted that the admit card for LIC Assistant Administrative Officer is available from April 2022 and Preliminary exams is conducted from May 2022. LIC exhibits its guidelines for recruitment every year on its official website.

The exam duration is around 2 hours. All in all, the exam consists of 100 questions divided into 3 parts: Logical reasoning, Quantitative aptitude, and English language. with 35,35 and 30 questions respectively. The LIC will release the dates for the main exam by June-July 2022. They will do so after the evaluation as well as publication of prelims are over.

Particulars Exam Dates
Official notification Expected by 1st week of March 2022
Submitting of Online applications Expected by the end of March 2022
Last date for Online applications Not Declared
Last date for payment of fees Not Declared
Admit card Expected by April-May 2022
Preliminary examination Expected by May 2022
Result Not Declared

 

Application fees

All aspirants interested in applying for the post of LIC AAO have to check all the criteria related to eligibility in addition to their reservation category. Before paying the application fees, the aspirants have to fill the application form with the correct details. Then, the applicants who are eligible for fees concession have to fill in the relevant details for the same.

However, slight mistakes can cause the LIC to reject their application. In fact, they can also reject due to the inability to apply for fees concession. Moreover, the aspirants can pay their application fees through debit card, credit, or internet banking. But all candidates should make their payment through an online channel only.

Firstly, the application fees for Life Insurance Corporation Assistant Administrative Officer for the general category is Rs. 600/-. Whereas, application fees for aspirants who come under the reservation category of SC/ST category is Rs. 100/-. Also, leaving the transaction midway can lead to payment failure. In addition, it may take up to 5-7 days for the refund of the same. Thus, all applicants should fully complete their fees transaction. leaving the transaction midway can lead to payment failure and it may take up to 5-7 days for the refund of the same.

Moreover, aspirants should note down their transactions. Also, they should download their payment receipts in case of any dispute. Further, candidates should use internet banking for paying application fees on their device. Then, their internet banking credentials remain safe with them. Moreover, if you are using the internet banking option in internet cafes, make sure that you have been logged out of your Bank account.

Category Application fees
General/OBC candidates 600
Reserved SC/ST candidates 100

 

Eligibility Criteria

Of course, LIC bases the eligibility of the candidate for applying for the post of Life Insurance Corporation Assistant Administrative Officer on various criteria. For instance, the major ones are the candidate’s Nationality, Education, and Age limit.

 

Eligibility criteria: Nationality

Firstly, the aspirants who are applying for the post of LIC Assistant Administrative Officer should be natives of India. Above all, LIC, a premier corporation, conducts the exam. Moreover, LIC AAO is a job authorized by the Central Government of India. Thus, with this being a Central Government job, the candidates who are applying for the exam should be Indian natives.

Also, there is a criterion for applicants from foreign countries or neighboring countries for applying for the post. For instance, the applicants must be natives of Nepal, Tibetan refugees, and migrated peoples from Zambia, Sri Lanka, Burma, Zaire, East Africa, Pakistan, Ethiopia, Malawi and Vietnam. Furthermore, they should desire to stay in India permanently. Then, the Government will allow them to apply for the LIC Assistant Administrative Officer exam 2022.

 

Eligibility criteria: Education

Secondly, the aspirants who are applying for the position of LIC Assistant Administrative Officer should have at least Graduation from a recognized university. But first, the aspirant should be a native of India. Thus, those who have completed their Graduation on 1st January 2022 are eligible to apply for the post of LIC Assistant Administrative Officer.

However, applicants who are awaiting their results and are sure that the results is available before the Document verification process can also apply for the examination. But the examination fees are non-refundable. Thus, they should do so at their own risk. Also, you may fail to submit the documents regarding your education qualification at the time of document verification. Then, the LIC will very likely reject your application. Therefore, all aspirants should go through all the criteria before applying for the exam.

 

Category of AAO Required Graduation
AAO-Generalist Graduation in any stream
AAO-IT Graduation in either IT, Computer science or Electronics etc
AAO-Chartered Accountant Graduation from Institute of Chartered Accountants of India
AAO-Actuarial Requires four published papers in the name of Institute of Actuaries of India
AAO-Rajbhasha Post-Graduation with English as well as Hindi with Graduation in either of the subjects

 

Eligibility criteria: Age limit

Thirdly, the Age limit for Life Insurance Corporation Assistant Administrative Officer is 21-30 years old. Also, applicants should check the age criteria before applying. Then, they should enter the date of birth of the candidate correctly. Because any mistake in entering the date of birth can lead to the rejection of the application.

Moreover, candidates should enter reservation category, personnel disabilities, and caste correctly. Then, if eligible, they can apply for age relaxation. For instance, SC/ST candidates are eligible for age relaxation up to 5years. Whereas age relaxation for OBC is 3years. Also, persons with disabilities can apply for age relaxation up to 15 years (ST/SC category). But it is 10 years for PWD (GENERAL CATEGORY), 13 years for PWD (OBC Category), 10 years for ECO/SSCO (ST/SC Category), 8 years for ECO/SSCO (OBC Category). Finally, it is 5 years for Life Insurance Corporation employees.

Category Age relaxation
OBC 3 years
SC/ST 5 years
PWD-GENERAL 10 years
PWD-OBC 13 years
PWD-SC/ST 15 years
ECO/SSCO-OBC 8 years
ECO/SSCO-SC/ST 10 years
LIC employee 5 years

 

Vacancy

Life Insurance Corporation is directly conducting the exam for Assistant Administrative Officer every year. Also, the job category comes under the category of Central Government Jobs. Moreover, there are around 560 vacancies for the post of Assistant Administrative Officer. Besides, the vacancy for Assistant Administrative Officer is divided into five categories. For instance, they are AAO-Generalist, AAO-IT, AAO-Chartered Accountant, AAO-Actuarial, and AAO-Rajbhasha. Thus, the vacancy details are in the table below:

Category of AAO No. of Vacancies
AAO-Generalist 320
AAO-IT 150
AAO-Chartered Accountant 50
AAO-Actuarial 30
AAO-Rajbhasha 10

 

Of course, candidates must have done their graduation from a recognized university to apply for the same. Moreover, the candidates should complete their graduation without any backlogs. Also, the Age limit for Life Insurance Corporation Assistant Administrative Officer is 21-30 years old. Moreover, the aspirants who are applying for the post of LIC Assistant Administrative Officer should be natives of India. All in all, the exam consists of 100 questions divided into 3 parts. For instance, they are Logical reasoning, Quantitative aptitude, English language with 35,35 and 30 questions respectively.

 

Salary

Life Insurance Corporation examines the post of Assistant Administrative Officer every year. Thus, it has a vacancy of around 400-600. Moreover, this is a graduate-level exam. Thus, it is one of the important exams of Life Insurance Corporation which increases the competition between candidates. Also, the duties the Assistant Administrative Officer has to do in the Life Insurance Corporation are various. For instance, they should settle disputes, build customer relationships with clients, increase profits and manage claims. With these duties there comes a reasonably great pay scale for the post of Assistant Administrative Officer.

The Basic Pay scale for Assistant Administrative officers is as follows. Also, this pay-scale may increase with variation in the category of Assistant Administrative Officer and technical qualification.

Pay Scale Amount
Basic pay 32795/-
DA 9541/-
Transport allowance 1960/-
Cadre special allowance 4500/-
HRA 5360/-
CCA 1608/-
Special allowance 8450/-

 

Syllabus

Above all, candidates applying for the post of LIC Assistant Administrative Officer should obtain a keen knowledge of the exam syllabus. Then, they can prepare for the exam in an orderly manner. All in all, the LIC AAO exam consists of three sections:

  1. Logical reasoning
  2. Quantitative aptitude
  3. English language
Exam section Subject
Logical reasoning Coding and decoding, Venn diagrams, linear seating, number series, input-output inequalities, arrangement circular seating, as well as arrangement syllogisms.
Quantitative aptitude Data sufficiency, Arithmetic aptitude, data interpretation, Menstruation, geometry and pie chart, number series, time and speed, time and work, simplification as well as approximation, profit and loss. Simple interest and compound interest, average as well as percentage.
English language Phrases and idioms, spelling and grammar, comprehension and theme detection, deriving conclusions, passage completion, passage correction, sentence correction, error detection, vocabulary, Antonyms, as well as synonyms and word formation.

 

LIC AAO Exam pattern

Certainly, the applicants should be well aware of the exam pattern for LIC Assistant Administrative Officer. Because they have to make up their answering speed to the exam pattern. Also, the exam is conducted in 1 hour. Also, the question paper is divided into 3 sections comprising 100 questions in total. Moreover, each section contains different weightage in marks. Thus, the questions and their weightage of marks are as follows:

Exam category Number of questions Weightage of marks
Logical reasoning 35 questions 35 marks, each question carries 1 mark.
General knowledge 35 questions 35 marks, each question carries 1 mark.
English language 30 questions 30 marks, each question carries 1 mark

 

Admit card

Meanwhile, the LIC has not released the date for publication of admit cards. However, candidates can expect the admit cards from 1-2 months of applying for LIC Assistant Administrative Officer. Besides, the admit cards for central government exams are usually available within one or two weeks before the start of the exam.

However, due to the persisting crisis of Covid-19, the exam dates may change. Therefore, all LIC AAO candidates should stay updated for the examination on the official website of Life Insurance Corporation. The notification for confirmation of the exam center and city is available on the website before the availability of the admit cards. Finally, all the candidates should carry their admit cards to the exam centers along with their ID proofs.

 

LIC AAO Result

The result of the examination is based on the marks obtained by the candidates during the preliminary exam. Also, the selection of the candidates is based on their cut-off marks. Then, those aspirants who pass through the mark cut-off criteria can sit for the main exam. The cut-off marks of the candidates are based on the number of candidates as well as the number of posts. Finally, LIC calls the candidates for document verification and individual interviews.

 

How to apply for LIC AAO?

Aspirants who are applying for the post of LIC Assistant Administrative Officer should visit the official site of Life Insurance Corporation www.licindia.in.

The candidates should follow the following steps for applying for LIC AAO:

  1. Firstly, select the career section from the Life Insurance Corporation Homepage.
  2. Secondly, select the notification for the recruitment to LIC AAO.
  3. Then, the candidates can download the prospectus for recruitment.
  4. Then, all aspirants need to go through the criteria and instructions given in the prospectus.
  5. Subsequently, after going through the prospectus candidates should fill the application form carefully.
  6. Also, candidates should carry the scanned image of the photo. In addition, they should have their signature for uploading to the LIC while doing the application process.
  7. Before selecting the submit button, candidates should verify their details carefully. Then, they can avoid rejection of their application or correction of any mistakes in the future.
  8. Then, the candidates should remit their payment for their application through online methods like debit/credit cards or Internet banking.
  9. Finally, the candidates should take a printout of their application form after making the payment.

 

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Frequently asked questions

What is LIC AAO?

LIC AAO is an important position in the Life Insurance Corporation of India. Also, the AAO stands for Assistant Administrative Officer who is entitled to many duties for the benefit of the organization.

What is the duty of the LIC AAO?

The duties of the LIC Assistant Administrative Officer are many. For instance, inducing new schemes, coordinating with several departments, and aiding services to specific branches.

What is the minimum qualification for applying for LIC AAO?

Candidates must have done their graduation from a recognized university to apply for the same. Also, the graduation must be completed without any backlogs. However, there is no minimum cut-off percentage for marks in graduation.

What is the exam pattern for LIC AAO?

All in all. the exam is conducted in 1 hour. Also, the question paper is divided into 3 sections comprising 100 questions in total. Furthermore, each section contains different weightage in marks. Also, the exam consists of 100 questions divided into 3 parts. For instance, they are Logical reasoning, Quantitative aptitude, and the English language. Further, the marks 35, 35, and 30 questions respectively.

When will the official notification for LIC AAO be released?

The LIC will release the notification for Life Insurance Corporation Assistant Administrative Officer 2022 by March 2022. Moreover, the notification for the exam is available on the official website of Life Insurance Corporation www.licindia.in.

What is the age limit for applying for LIC AAO?

All in all, the Age limit for Life Insurance Corporation Assistant Administrative Officer is 21-30 years old.

What are the age relaxation criteria for LIC AAO?

Firstly, SC/ST candidates are eligible for age relaxation up to 5years. Whereas, age relaxation for OBC is 3years. Moreover, persons with disabilities can apply for age relaxation up to 15 years (ST/SC category), 10 years for PWD (GENERAL CATEGORY), 13 years for PWD (OBC Category). Also, it is 10years for ECO/SSCO (ST/SC Category), 8years for ECO/SSCO (OBC Category). In addition, it is 5 years for Life Insurance Corporation employees.

What are the categories of vacancies in LIC AAO?

All in all, the vacancy for Assistant Administrative Officer is divided into five categories. For instance, they are AAO-Generalist, AAO-IT, AAO-Chartered Accountant, AAO-Actuarial, and AAO-Rajbhasha.

What is the payment method for applying in LIC AAO?

Above all, the aspirants can pay their application fees through debit card, credit, or internet banking.

Explain the selection procedure for the recruitment of LIC AAO.

All in all, there are four procedures for the recruitment process i.e.

Firstly, Online exams. Prelims as well as Main exams

Secondly, Shortlisting of aspirants

Thirdly, Individual interview

Finally, Pre-recruitment medical test

 

 

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