LIC ADO 2023 is around the corner and the notification for the same is going to be announced soon. As per the sources, the corporation is going to release 9000+ vacancies for the post of ADO. LIC ADO (Apprentice Development Officer) is one of the most prestigious job opportunities as it places you in the most reputed government-owned insurance company in India. LIC conducts a national-level exam to recruit suitable candidates for the post of Apprentice Development Officer. Owing to the perks and allowances offered by the organization, it attracts lakhs of fresh graduates and young professionals to appear for the LIC ADO exam.


Role

The selected candidates are required to sponsor suitable persons to be appointed as Life Insurance Agents, train them properly, and help the recruited agents to sell life insurance to a maximum number of persons. They will also be required to give prompt after-sales service to policyholders. The recruitment of Apprentice Development Officers is for Urban as well as Rural Areas and the selected candidates will have to work in these areas. However, some of the selected candidates are also posted in the jurisdiction of nearby Divisional Office/s within the jurisdiction of the Zone.

 

LIC ADO 2023 Overview

 
Name of Recruitment LIC ADO
Exam conducting Authority Life Insurance Corporation of India
Name of the post Apprentice Development Officers (ADO)
Vacancies To be notified
Mode of Application Online
Mode of exam CBT
Selection procedure Prelims, Mains, and Interview
Official website www.licindia.in
 
 

LIC ADO 2023: Important dates

 
LIC ADO Events
 
Major Dates
 
LIC ADO Notification Release January 2023
Online Application starts To be notified
Last Date of Payment of Application Fees To be notified
LIC ADO Preliminary Examination To be notified
LIC ADO Mains Examination To be notified
LIC ADO Interview To be notified
 
 
 

Selection Procedure

Selection for the post of ADO is made on the basis of online tests (preliminary + mains) followed by an Interview of candidates who qualify in the online tests and subsequent pre-recruitment medical examination.
 
Phase-I: Preliminary Examination Pattern

Preliminary Examination: Preliminary Examination consisting of an objective test will be conducted online. The test will have three sections (with separate timings for each section) as follows:

  • The Preliminary examination will be the first stage of the selection process and is qualifying in nature. It is conducted in Computer Based Test mode.
  • Questions from three subjects, namely i.e., English language, Reasoning Ability, and Quantitative aptitude will be asked at this stage.
  • All the subjects of the preliminary examination will account for 100 marks with sectional timing of 20 minutes for each subject.
  • As per the marking scheme, 1 mark will be provided for every correct answer while there will be a deduction of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer marked by the candidate.
  • English will be of qualifying in nature and its marks will not be considered for the final selection.
  • You can attempt LIC ADO 2023 mock tests at Testzone Smartkeeda to boost your preparation and ace this exam in the first attempt.
 
S.No. Name of test No. of questions Maximum marks Duration
1. English Language 30 30** 20 minutes
2. Quantitative Aptitude 35 35 20 minutes
3. Reasoning Ability 35 35 20 minutes
  Total 100 100 60 minutes
 
 
**English Language test will be of qualifying nature and the marks in the English Language will not be counted for ranking.

LIC ADO Preliminary Syllabus

 
Sections Syllabus
English
language

Reading Comprehension


Cloze Test

Para jumbles

Miscellaneous

Fill in the blanks

Multiple Meaning /Error Spotting

Paragraph Completion
 
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 & Allegations

Simple Interest & Compound Interest & Surds & Indices

Work & Time

Time & Distance

Mensuration – Cylinder, Cone, Sphere

Data Interpretation

Ratio & Proportion, Percentage

Sequence & Series

Permutation, Combination & Probability
 
 
 
Phase -II: Mains Examination pattern
 
S. No Name of test No of questions Maximum marks Medium of Exam Duration
1. Reasoning Ability & Numerical Ability 50 50 English & Hindi Composite 120 minutes
2. General Knowledge, minutes Current Affairs and English Language with Special Emphasis on Grammar and vocabulary 50 50 English & Hindi
3. Insurance and Financial Marketing Awareness with special emphasis on knowledge of Life Insurance and Financial Sector 50 50 English & Hindi
  Total 150 150  
 
 
Selection of Apprentice Development Officer from Agents & Employee Category will be done through single phase examination i.e., Main Examination. Main Examination consisting of objective test will be conducted online. Main examination will consist of objective tests for 150 marks.
For Agents Category
S. No Name of test No of questions Maximum marks Medium of Exam Duration
1. Reasoning Ability & Numerical Ability 25 10 English & Hindi Composite 120 minutes
2. General Knowledge, minutes Current Affairs and English Language with Special Emphasis on Grammar and vocabulary 25 15 English & Hindi
3. Elements of Insurance and Marketing of Insurance. 50 125 English & Hindi
  Total 100 150  
 
 
For Employee Category
S. No Name of test No of questions Maximum marks Medium of Exam Duration
1. Reasoning Ability & Numerical Ability 25 25 English & Hindi Composite 120 minutes
2. General Knowledge, minutes Current Affairs and English Language with Special Emphasis on Grammar and vocabulary 25 25 English & Hindi
3. Practice and Principle of Insurance Marketing 50 100 English & Hindi
  Total 100 150  
 
 

Interview

Marks obtained in the Main Examination only will be considered for shortlisting for interview and marks obtained in Main Examination + marks obtained in the Interview will be considered for the final merit listing of candidates. Also, kindly note that there will be no contingency/waiting list for candidates not declared successful in the main list.
 

Probation:

An Apprentice Development Officer, who successfully completes the apprenticeship and, in the opinion of the Recruiting Authority may be appointed as a Development Officer and placed on probation. The period of probation shall be for one year which may be extended up to two years.
 

Age Relaxation

The minimum age limit to apply for the post of LIC ADO 2023 is 21 and the maximum age is 30 years as specified by the LIC. But there is an age relaxation for the candidates belonging to a certain category. For the general category, candidates below 21 and above 30 years of age are not allowed.
The age relaxation for the different categories is given below:
 
Category Age-Relaxation (In years)
Member of a Scheduled Caste or a Scheduled Tribe 35
Member of OBCs (other than those in the creamy layer) 33
LIC Employee who is not a member of a SC or a ST or OBCs 42
LIC Employee who is a member of OBCs (other than those in the creamy layer). 45
LIC Employee who is a member of a SC or ST 47
LIC Agent or Other than Agent (such as DSE/FSE) who is not a member of SC or ST or OBCs 40
LIC Agent or Other than Agent (such as DSE/FSE) who is a member of OBCs (Other than those in the creamy layer). 43
LIC Agent or Other than Agent (such as DSE/FSE) who is a member of a SC or a ST 45
Ex-serviceman 30, increased by the number of years of service in the armed forces subject to maximum age of 45 years where he is a member of OBCs and, 47 years where he is a member of SC or ST and, Maximum of 42 years in other than SC, ST, OBC cases
All others 30
 
 
 

Experience:

No experience is required for categories other than employee and agent’s categories. However, in other categories, preference would be given to candidates who have at least 2 years’ experience in life insurance industry.
 
Category of Applicant For recruitment in Urban area For recruitment in Rural area
Employee Category Not less than 3 years of service after confirmation in Class III post
Agents Category Not less than 5 years as an agent or other than agent (such as DSE/FSE) and has brought a net First Year Premium Income of not less than ? 5,00,000/- during the immediately preceding 5 financial years and a net First Year Premium Income of not less than ? 1,00,000/- on 50 lives in each of any 3 of these financial years. Not less than 4 years as an agent or other than agent (such as DSE/FSE) and has brought a net First Year Premium Income of not less than ? 1,00,000/- on 50 lives per year in any 3 of the immediately preceding 4 financial years.
Others Preference would be given to candidates who have at least 2 years’ experience in life insurance industry.
 
 
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