LIC AAO Eligibility Details: 

Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) is the largest Life Insurance Company in India having 2048 Branches and 109 Divisional Offices.

Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) has issued notification for the recruitment of Assistant Administrative Officer (AAO) Vacancies.

The following are the eligibility details…

Eligibility Criteria

Nationality           : The candidate should be an Indian Citizen.
Age limit              : The minimum age limit is 21 years and maximum not more than 30 years as on 01-01-2015. Age relaxation is applicable as given below.

Sr.No Category Age Relaxation upto
3. PWD (Gen) 10 YEARS
9. Confirmed LIC employees Further Relaxation of 5 YEARS
Educational Qualification:

Bachelor/Master’s Degree from a recognized Indian University/ Institution & An Associate Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India.

If any University awards grades instead of marks, applicants should clearly mention the numerical equivalent of the grades in terms of aggregate marks.


Selection will be made on the basis of performance in the on-line test followed by a personal interview of short listed candidates and subsequent Pre-Recruitment Medical Examination.

On-line Test:

On-line test will be of objective type, multiple choice of 120 minutes (2 hrs) duration comprising of the following:

Candidate MUST pass in each Section separately and should also obtain minimum marks in the aggregate to qualify for the interview.

The minimum marks to be obtained in each Section and in the aggregate shall be decided by LIC of India.

English Language test is of qualifying nature and the marks in English Language will not be counted for ranking.

The corrected scores obtained by each of the candidates in different sessions (if held) will be normalized using equi -percentile method.

Penalty for Wrong Answers

There will be a penalty for wrong answers marked in the Objective Tests. For each question for which a wrong answer has been given by the candidate, one fourth (1/4) of the marks assigned to that question will be deducted as penalty to arrive at corrected score.

  1. Commensurate to the number of vacancies, the Corporation reserves the right to fix the minimum eligibility standards in order to restrict the candidates to be called for interview and also fix the minimum qualifying marks to qualify in the interview.
  2. 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 test and will be purely as per their ranking in their respective category.
  3. In case of similar marks of two or more candidates, the merit order of such group of candidates shall be as per the aggregate marks in online test and interview and further as per their additional qualification (i.e. the person with higher educational qualification will be placed higher in the merit order) and in case of further similarity in educational qualification merit order will be decided on the basis of age, (i.e. senior in age will be placed higher in merit order).
Pre-Recruitment Medical Examination:

Shortlisted candidates will have to undergo a Pre-Recruitment Medical Examination and if found medically fit, will be offered appointment.


LIC AAO Exam Pattern
The LIC Syllabus consists of the following subjects:

Quantitative Aptitude

Reasoning Test

English Language

Computer Knowledge

General Knowledge.



Number Series , Alphabet Series , Test Of Direction Sense , Coding Decoding , Number Ranking , Arithmetical Reasoning , Problem On Age Calculation, Blood Relations, Analogy,  Decision Making


Non Verbal Series, Mirror Images, Cubes and Dice, Grouping Identical Figures, Embedded Figures etc.


HCF, LCM , Simplification , Decimal Fractions , Ratio and Proportions , Unitary Method, Percentage , Time and Distance , Time and Work , Profit and Loss , Average , Simple and Compound Interest , Mensuration (2D and 3D) , Algebra , Data Interpretation are some related topics.

General Knowledge and Awareness

Current Affairs (National and International) , Major Financial / Economic News , Budget and Five Year Plans , Sports, Books and Authors , Awards and Honours, Science – Inventions and Discoveries , Abbreviations, Important Days , International and National Organizations are some related topics.

English Language

Verb, Subject-Verb Agreement, Error Correction, Tenses, Sentence Rearrangement, Adverb, Comprehension, Articles, Grammar, Fill in the Blanks, Unseen Passages, Synonyms, Vocabulary, Idioms & Phrases, Antonyms etc.


MS Office, MS PowerPoint, MS Word, Windows, MS Excel, Computer Software & Hardware

Year: 2013 – 2014
Year   No of Qus
Topics Sub topic  
Reasoning Analogy 5
Odd one out 5
Missing term of the series 5
Directions Test 3
Alphabet Test 8
Number Ranking 2
Statement-Assumptions 5
Arithmetical Reasoning 22
Analytical Reasoning 5
Quantitative Aptitude Divisibility 2
Chain Rule 2
Number System 1
Division 1
Addition 1
Fraction 1
Square Root 1
Average 1
Ratio & Proportion 1
Ages 1
Power 1
Percentage 2
Mixture or Allegation 2
Discount 1
Triangle 1
Partnership 1
Time & Work 1
Time & Distance 1
Trains 1
Boats & streams 1
Simple & Compound Interest 2
Rhombus 1
Cube 1
Cylinder 1
General Knowledge Constitution of India 5
Famous Personalities 3
Geography 1
Books & Authors 2
Sports 2
Days to remember 1
Abbreviation 1
Banking 1
Famous Place 3
Computer Knowledge 1
English Spotting Error 5
Vocabulary 5
Synonyms 5
Sentence Completion 10
Antonyms 5

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