LIC ADO Mains

LIC has released the official notification for the post of Apprentice Development Officer. LIC ADO Vacancy 2023 is out for the different zones division-wise as well as category-wise. A total of 9394 candidates will be recruited for the post of Apprentice Development Officer. 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 9300+
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 18.01.2023
Online Application starts 21.01.2023
Last Date of Payment of Application Fees 10.02.2023
Download of Call letter  04.03.2023 Onwards
Date of Online Examination-Preliminary 12.01.2023
LIC ADO Interview 08.04.2023
 
 
 

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.
  • Number of questions answered correctly by a candidate in each objective test is considered for arriving at the score.
  • There will be no negative marking for wrong answers. However, candidates are advised not to mark answers through random guessing.
  • English will be of qualifying in nature and its marks will not be considered for the final selection.
  • Candidates equal to 20 times of number of vacancies in each category, subject to availability, will be shortlisted for Main examination.
  • 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.

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 60 60 English & Hindi
  Total 160 160  
 
Selection of Apprentice Development Officer from LIC Agents & LIC Employee Category will be done through a single phase examination i.e. Main Examination. It will be an objective test, which will be conducted online for 160 marks. The objective test will have composite duration of two hours, i.e. 120 minutes.

For Agents Category
S. No Name of test No of questions Maximum marks Medium of Exam Duration
1. Reasoning Ability & Numerical Ability 20 20 English & Hindi Composite 120 minutes
2. General Knowledge, minutes Current Affairs and English Language with Special Emphasis on Grammar and vocabulary 20 20 English & Hindi
3. Elements of Insurance and Marketing of Insurance. 60 120 English & Hindi
  Total 100 160  
 
 
For Employee Category
S. No Name of test No of questions Maximum marks Medium of Exam Duration
1. Reasoning Ability & Numerical Ability 20 20 English & Hindi Composite 120 minutes
2. General Knowledge, minutes Current Affairs and English Language with Special Emphasis on Grammar and vocabulary 20 20 English & Hindi
3. Practice and Principle of Insurance Marketing 60 120 English & Hindi
  Total 100 160  

Candidate MUST obtain minimum qualifying marks in each Section separately and should also obtain minimum marks in the aggregate to qualify for the examinations (Preliminary and Main) and in the interview. The minimum marks to be obtained in each paper and in the aggregate shall be decided by LIC of India. The scores obtained by each of the candidates in different sessions (if held) will be normalized using Equi percentile Equating Method.

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.

The maximum marks for the interview are 40.

There will be no contingency/waiting list for candidates not declared successful in the main examination.

Pre-Recruitment Medical Examination

Selected candidate will be appointed as an Apprentice Development Officer subject to him/her being found medically fit by the Medical Examiner authorized by LIC of India for the purpose
 

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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