LIC AAO is round the corner and the notification for the same will be announced soon for the eligible candidates. The candidates who are preparing for the LIC AAO Generalist exam must check out the LIC AAO Exam Pattern 2021. According to the official exam pattern, there are three stages in the selection process i.e. Preliminary, Mains exam and an Interview section.
 
The candidates need to qualify for the minimum qualifying cut-off marks for their respective category. Along with the exam pattern, the candidates must also check out the syllabus for all the subjects relevant to the exam. The candidates can check out this page to know the LIC AAO Exam Pattern, Syllabus, marking scheme and qualifying marks.
 

LIC AAO Exam Pattern

 
The LIC AAO Exam Pattern comprise a preliminary exam, Mains exam and an Interview round. The candidates who are successful in qualifying for all the stages will be appointed as LIC AAO.
 
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LIC AAO Preliminary Exam Pattern

 
The candidates can check out the highlight of the preliminary examination of the AAO in LIC in the space below:
 
 
Sections Number of
question
Maximum
marks
Minimum Cut-off Duration
of exam
      Gen/OBC SC/ST  
English language 30 30 10 09 20 minutes
Reasoning ability 35 35 18 16 20 minutes
Quantitative aptitude 35 35 18 16 20 minutes
Total 100 100   60 minutes

LIC AAO Mains Exam Pattern

 
The Mains exam is the second phase of the LIC AAO exam pattern and will have two sections i.e. Objective and Descriptive. The candidates can check out the details of both the stages in the space below:
 

Objective Paper

 
 
Sections Number of
question
Maximum
marks
Minimum
Cut-off
Duration
of exam
      Gen/OBC SC/ST  
Reasoning Ability 30 90 45 40 40 minutes
General Knowledge 30 60 30 27 20 minutes
Data Analysis
& Interpretation
30 90 45 40 40 minutes
Insurance and Financial
Market Knowledge
30 60 30 27 20 minutes
Total 120 300   120 minutes
 

Descriptive Paper

 
Sections Number of
question
Maximum
marks
Minimum
Cut-off
Duration
of exam
      Gen/OBC SC/ST  
English Descriptive pape
(Essay and Letter Writing)
2 25 10 9 30 minutes
 
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LIC AAO Interview

 
The Interview is the last stage of the LIC AAO Exam Pattern and it is held for a total of 60 marks. The final merit list for all the candidates who are successful in the exam is prepared on the basis of the marks scored in the Mains exam and Interview round. The minimum qualifying marks for the Unreserved, OBC and EWS candidate is 30 marks. While for the same for the SC/ST category candidate is 25 marks.
 

LIC AAO Syllabus

 
LIC notifies the syllabus for the LIC AAO of both the stages i.e. preliminary and mains exam separately on the official notification. The candidates can keep a check on the section below to get an idea of the same:
 

LIC AAO Preliminary Syllabus

 
Sections Syllabus
English
language
Reasoning
ability
  • Logical Reasoning
  • Alphanumeric Series
  • Ranking/Direction/Alphabet Test
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Coded Inequalities
  • Seating Arrangement
  • Puzzle
  • Tabulation
  • Syllogism
  • Blood Relations
  • Input-Output
  • Coding-Decoding
Quantitative
aptitude
  • Simplification
  • Profit & Loss
  • Mixtures & Alligations
  • Simple Interest & Compound Interest & Surds & Indices
  • Work & Time
  • Time & Distance
  • Mensuration – Cylinder, Cone, Sphere
  • Data Interpretation
  • Ratio & Proportion, Percentage
  • Sequence & Series
  • Permutation, Combination & Probability
 

LIC AAO Mains Syllabus

 
Sections Syllabus
Insurance and Financial
Market Knowledge
  • Latest policies and Rules of Insurance bodies
  • Current Banking and Financial news
  • Deep knowledge of the Insurance, Business and financial market
  • History of Insurance
  • HQ of Financial institutes, Terminologies
Reasoning ability
  • Logic-based Machine Input/Output
  • Reverse Syllogism
  • Blood Relation mixed quizzes
  • Direction Sense
  • Inequalities and Quantity Comparison
  • Puzzles based on High-Level Logic
  • Seating Arrangement(Triangular, Rectangular, Circular, Square shaped)
  • Coding-Decoding
  • Ranking based on figures
  • Statement and Assumptions
Data Analysis
& Interpretation
  • Wrong/New Pattern Number Series
  • High-level Data Sufficiency
  • Data Interpretation based on Logica
  • Caselet
  • Quadratic Equation
  • Quantity Comparison
  • Time & Distance, Work
  • Boat and Streams
  • Partnership
  • Profit & Loss
  • Simple and Compound Interest
  • Mixture and Allegations
  • Ratio & Proportion, Averages, Percentages
General
Awareness
  • Banking News
  • National and International News
  • Economic and Financial News
  • Awards and honors
  • Books and authors, 
  • Latest appointments, 
  • Obituaries, 
  • New schemes sanctioned by the Central and state governments, sports, etc.
Static GK 
  • Names of Country-capital, currency, 
  • Headquarters of Financial Organizations 
  • Constituencies of Ministers, 
  • Dance forms
  • Important Dates
Banking/Financial terms
Static Awareness
 

LIC AAO Exam Pattern and Syllabus 

 
Ques 1: What is the selection process for the LIC AAO 2021 Exam?
 
Ans 1: The selection process for the LIC AAO 2021 Exam includes a Preliminary exam, Mains exam and Interview round. 
 
Ques 2: What are the subjects asked in the LIC AAO 2021 Preliminary Exam?
 
Ans 2: The subjects asked in the LIC AAO 2021 Preliminary Exam are English Language, Numerical Ability and Reasoning Ability. Out of all the subjects, English will be a qualifying paper.
 
Ques 3: What is the marking scheme for the LIC AAO Preliminary Exam?
 
Ans 3: The marking scheme for the LIC AAO Preliminary Exam has 1 mark for each correct answer while there is a negative marking of 0.25 marks for the wrong answer marked.
 
Ques 4: How many questions are asked in the Descriptive paper of the LIC AAO 2021 Exam?
 
Ans 4: A total of 2 questions are asked in the Descriptive paper of the LIC AAO 2021 Exam.
 
Ques 5: How many marks is the Interview section held for the LIC AAO 2021 Exam?
 
Ans 5: The Interview section is held for a total of 60 marks in the LIC AAO 2021 Exam.

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