! LIC AAO 2021

! Introduction

! Important Dates

! Eligibility Criteria

! Application Fee

! Vacancies

! Exam Pattern

! Application Process

! Syllabus

! Admit Card

! Previous Year Cut Off

! Official Notification

! Video Lectures

! LIC AAO 2021

! Introduction


Life Insurance Corporation of India conducts AAO Exam to recruit candidates to the post of Assistant Administrative Officer. LIC offers opportunities to candidates for joining the Government Sector by clearing one of the reputed Insurance Exam. The Exam Dates and Notification for LIC AAO has not been released yet. It will soon be updated and the Online Application Form for LIC AAO 2021 will be available once LIC AAO 2021 Notification is released.

! Important Dates

LIC AAO Exam Date 2021

The new LIC AAO Prelims 2020-21 exam date has been released. All the dates relevant to the exam have been tabulated below.
Official Exam Notice -February 2020
Application Form Release -February 25- March 15, 2020
Online Admit Card -March 27- April 04, 2020
AAO Prelims Exam -August 28, 2021
AAO Prelims Exam Results -To be announced


The LIC AAO Recruitment 2016 is now over. The exam did not take place in 2017, so it is expected to take place in 2018 with a decent number of vacancies! Here’s a look at LIC AAO Exam Date 2016, for your reference:

Events Dates
Start Date for Online Registration of Applications andOnline Payment of Application Fee/Intimation Charges 15th December 2015
Last Date for Online Registration &Online Payment of Application Fee/Intimation Charges 05th January 2016
Download of Call Letter for Examination Last week of February 2016
Dates of Online Examination 5th, 6th & 13th March 2016

! Eligibility Criteria


Overall, there are 2 criteria on which your eligibility will be judged for LIC AAO recruitment. These 2 criteria are your education qualifications and age. These are the conditions based on age and education that you need to satisfy to be eligible for LIC AAO recruitment.

Educational Qualification: (AS ON 01.12.2015) 

Candidate should have a Bachelor/Masters Degree from a recognized Indian University/ Institution.

Age Limit (As on 01.12.2015)

The candidate’s age should not be below 21 and not more than 30 years as on 01. 04. 2018 which means he/she must not be born before 01.04.1997 and not after 02.04.1988 . Check out the age relaxation for various categories in the table below.

Relaxation Of Upper Age Limit:

Sr. No. Category Age Relaxation
1. SC/ST 5 Years
2. Other Backward Classes (OBC) 3 Years
3. PWD(GEN) 10 Years
4. PWD (SC/ST) 15 Years
5 PWD(OBC) 13 Years
6 Persons Domiciled in Jammu & 5 Years

! Application Fee


Sr.No. Category Total
100/- (Intimation Charges only)
2. General and OBC 600/- (App. Fee including intimation charges)

! Vacancies


This recruitment of LIC is going to be conducted for 218 vacancies- 50 AE and 168 AAO. The candidates who are going to appear for the exam must solve LIC AAO previous year papers. They can also go through this particular article to get detailed overview aspects like the LIC AAO 2021 Highlights, Exam Date, Eligibility Criteria, Imp Notes, Syllabus, and expected Cut Off scores.

The total no. of LIC AAO vacancies for the year 2016 were 700. Since there wasn't any LIC AAO recruitment in 2017, we can expect a lot of vacancies in 2018. Let’s have a look at the table given below for more details:

Category Vacancies (2016) Backlog
SC 104 2
ST 52 1
OBC 192
UR 349
Total 700

! Exam Pattern

LIC AAO 2021 Exam Pattern:

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

On-line Examination:

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

Subject/ Section No. of Qs Marks
Reasoning Ability Test 30 90
Quantitative Aptitude Test 30 90
General Knowledge,Current Affairs Test 30 60
Computer Knowledge Test 30 60
English Language Test with special emphasison Grammar, Vocabulary & Comprehension 40  
Total 160 300

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. If a question is left blank, i.e. no answer is marked by the candidate; there will be no penalty for that question. The marks obtained by the candidate in each Section and in the aggregate shall be arrived at after deduction of the marks for wrong answers.

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


I. Commensurate to the number of vacancies, LIC 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. Candidates who do not obtain the minimum qualifying marks as decided at a later stage shall be excluded from further selection process The decision of LIC in this regard shall be final and binding on the candidates and no correspondence will be entertained in this regard.

II. 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 examination and will be purely as per their ranking in their respective category. Candidates will have to obtain the minimum qualifying marks in the interview as will be decided by LIC .

Pre-Recruitment Medical Examination:

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

! Application Process

How to apply for LIC AAO 2021

  • Candidates satisfying the conditions of eligibility as on 01.12.2015 are required to go to the LIC’s website www.licindia.in and click on the ‘Careers’ to open the link “ Recruitment of Assistant Administrative Officer 2021”
  • Candidates should have valid email ID and mobile no.which should be kept active till the declaration of results. It will help him/her in getting call letter/advices etc. by email/SMS.
  • Submit the Application Form.
  • The payment can be made by using debit card/credit card/Internet Banking by providing information as asked on the screen. Transaction charges for online payment, if any, will be borne by the candidates.
  • On successful completion of the transaction, e-receipt and application form with fee details will be generated; which may be printed for record.
  • Take out the Print Out of the Application Form for future reference.

! Syllabus

Syllabus For LIC AAO 2021

Given below is a list of all topics and subjects, from which the questions will be asked. You can prepare and plan for the exams by knowing the topics you have to cover.



Computer Knowledge

English Language

-Arrangement & Pattern

- Analogy

- Classification

- Direction & Distance

- Coding Decoding

- Inequalities

- Data Sufficiency

- Order & Ranking

- Blood Relations

- Syllogisms

- Input Output

- Linear Arrangement

-Circular Arrangement

- Double Line Up

- Scheduling

- Grouping & Selection

- Verbal Reasoning

- Clock & Calendar

- Series

- Vein Diagram


- Simplification


- Percentage

- Ratio & Proportion

- Average

- Problems on Ages

- Speed, Time & Distance

- Algebra

- Profit & Loss

- Number Series

- Mensuration

- Data Interpretation

- Time & Work

- Mixed Problems

- Permutation & Combination

- Probability

- Data Sufficiency

- Internet

- Memory

- Keyboard Shortcuts

- Computer Abbreviations

- MS Office

- Computer Hardware

- Computer Software

- Operating Systems

- Networking

- Computer Fundamentals/Terminologies

- Cloze Test

- Fill in the Blanks

- Reading Comprehension

- Error Spotting

- Phrase/Sentence Replacement

- Para Jumbles

- Synonyms/Antonyms

- Sentence Synthesis

- Restatement

- Parts of Speech

- Words Usage

- Sentence Completion

! Admit Card

Admit Card for For LIC AAO 2021

The Admit Cards for LIC AAO Exams are released just a couple of weeks before the LIC AAO Exam. You can find your LIC AAO Admit Card on the official website as soon as LIC releases them.

How to Download Admit Card

  • Go to www.licindia.in and click on careers section.
  • Select download LIC AAO call letter for preliminary examination
  • Then enter your Registration Number/Roll Number and Date of Birth/Password
  • Finally click on the submit button, your LIC AAO admit card 2018 will generated and take a print.
  • The LIC AAO admit card is issued and available 10 days prior to the examination. It will be available in the official website of the bank. Candidates are required to download the admit card and get a printed copy of the same.

! Previous Year Cut Off


Here’s the Final Cut off of LIC AAO 2016 after Online Test & Interview:

Section Gen OBC SC ST OH VI
Reasoning Ability 31.25 19.25 19.25 19.25 19.25 19.25
GK & Current Affairs 10.25 6.00 6.00 6.00 6.00 6.00
Computer Knowledge 36.25 30.00 30.00 30.00 30.00 30.00
Quantitative Aptitude 33.00 21.75 21.75 21.75 21.75 21.75
English Language 9.50 6.00 6.00 6.00 6.00 6.00
Total Weighted Score 255.75 250.50 233.00 203.50 226.75 211.75
Interview – Qualifying Marks 30 30 27 27 * *
CUT OFF – final selection (Online test+ Interview) 306.00 290.75 276.00 246.00 274.75 255.25

! Official Notification


For more details download official notification of LIC AAO 2021

Official Notification

! Video Lectures