LIC AAO & AE 2020

LIC AAO & AE 2020 Notification, Exam Pattern, Dates, Syllabus

Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) invites online applications from eligible Indian Citizens for appointment to the post of Assistant Engineers (A.E) - Civil/ Electrical /Structural /MEP & Assistant Architect (A.A) and Assistant Administrative Officer (AAO) Specialist. LIC offers opportunities to candidates for joining the Government Sector by clearing one of the reputed Insurance Exam. Online registration form for LIC AAO & AE 2020 has started w.e.f 25th February 2020. Let's have a look at the details on LIC AAO 2020 Exam. Candidates should apply through On-line mode only. No other means/mode of application will be accepted. 

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LIC AAO & AE Notification 2020

The online process for LIC AAO Recruitment 2020 is ongoing on its official website i.e. licindia.in. A total of 218 vacancies for the posts of Assistant Engineers (A.E) - Civil/ Electrical /Structural /MEP & Assistant Architect (A.A) and Assistant Administrative Officer (AAO) Specialist will be filled up through this recruitment process.

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Click here to LIC Assistant 2020 Official Notification- Hindi

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LIC AAO & AE Vacancy 2020:

Total Number of Vcancies for Assistant Administrative Officer (SPECIALIST): 168

Post SC ST OBC EWS UR Total PwBD
LD VI HI ID/MD
AAO (CA) 6 3 11 4 16 40 1   1 1
AAO (Actuarial) 4 3 8 3 12 30 1   1 1
AAO (Legal) 7 3 10 4 16 40 1 1 1 2
AAO (Rajbhasha) 1 1 2 0 4 8   1 1 2
AAO (IT) 7 4 14 5 20 50 1   1  
TOTAL 25 14 45 16 68 168 4 2 5 6

Total Number of Vcancies for Assistant Engineers (A.E): 50

Post SC ST OBC EWS UR Total PwBD
LD VI HI ID/MD
AE (Civil) 3 0 6 2 18 29 1   1  
AE (Electrical) 1 0 3 1 5 10        
AA(Architect) 1 1 1 1 0 4        
AE (Structural) 1 0 1 0 2 3        
AE (Electrical/Mechanical - MEP Engineers) 0 0 1 1 1 3        
TOTAL 6 1 12 5 26 50 1 0 1 0

LIC AAO & AE 2020 Exam Dates:

The exam dates for LIC AAO & AE 2020 exam has been released along with official notification. The Preliminary exam will be conducted on 4th April 2020. Let's have a look at the detailed schedule for LIC AAO 2020 Exam.

Event Dates
LIC AAO & AE Notification Released on 25th February 2020
Commencement of on-line registration of application 25th February 2020
Closure of registration of application 15th March 2020
Download of Call Letter for Online Preliminary Examination From 27th March
LIC AAO & AE Exam Dates: Preliminary Exam 4th April
LIC AAO & AE Prelims Result to be updated soon
LIC AAO & AE Exam Dates: Mains Exam to be updated soon

LIC AAO & AE 2020 Eligibility Criteria:

(A) Age Limit: 01.02.2020

Candidates must have been born not earlier than 02.02.1990 and not later than 01.02.1999 both days inclusive only are eligible.

Minimum Age 21 Years
Maximum Age 30 Years
 

Relaxation in upper age limit

Category Age Relaxation
SC/ST 5 years
OBC 3 years
PWD (Gen) 10 years
PWD (SC/ST) 15 years
PWD (OBC) 13 years
ECO/SSCO (Gen) 5 years
ECO/SSCO (SC/ST) 10 years
ECO/SSCO (OBC) 8 years
LIC Employees 5 years

(B) Educational Qualification

Educational Qualification
For AE (Civil) B.Tech/B.E. (Civil) from an AICTE recognized Indian University/Institution. Candidate should have a minimum of three years of working experience in planning and execution of multi-storied building projects with all required infrastructure.
For AE (Electrical) B.Tech/B.E. (Electrical) from an AICTE recognized Indian University/Institution. Candidate should have a minimum of three years of working experience in planning and execution of multi-storied building projects with all required infrastructure.
For Assistant Architect B. Arch. from a recognized Indian University/Institution. Candidate should be registered with Council of Architecture and possess a minimum of three years experience in designing all types of buildings with allied services. Candidate should also be well versed with green building design requirements and applications of AutoCAD software and/or similar type software.
For AE (Structural) M. Tech/M.E. (Structural) from an AICTE recognized Indian University/Institution. Candidate should be well versed with the structural design of high rise buildings with the foundation system. He/she should be familiar with various standards of BIS pertaining to structural design and Foundation design and must be experienced in the handling structural engineering software like ETABS, STAAD etc. Candidates applying for the post must possess a minimum one-year hands-on experience in the area.
For AE (MEP engineers) B. Tech./B.E. (Mechanical / Electrical) from an AICTE recognized Indian University/Institution. Candidate should have a minimum of three years of experience in planning and execution of the Plumbing/Piping/HVAC system, Lift & Fire Fighting System, Electrical Sub-station in multi-storied buildings.
For AAO (Chartered Accountant) Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized Indian University/Institution and Candidates should have passed Final Examination of Institute of Chartered Accountant and completion of Articles as presented by the Institute of Chartered Accountant. The candidate should be an Associate member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. Candidates should provide their membership number and the same will be verified with the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India.
For AAO (Actuarial) Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline from a recognized Indian University/Institution and Candidates should have compulsorily passed 6 or more papers of the examination conducted by the Institute of Actuaries of India/Institute and Faculty of Actuaries, UK. as on the date of eligibility i.e. 1st February 2020. Candidates should provide their membership number and the same will be verified with the Institute of Actuaries of India/Institute and Faculty of Actuaries, UK.
For AAO (Legal) Bachelor’s degree in Law or LLM from a recognized Indian University/Institution. Three years Bar experience is essential.
For AAO (Rajbhasha) Post Graduate Master’s Degree in Hindi/Hindi translation with English as one of the subjects at Bachelor’s Degree level OR Post-Graduate Master’s Degree in English with Hindi as one of the subjects at Bachelor’s degree level OR Post Graduate Master’s Degree in Sanskrit with English and Hindi as subjects at Bachelor’s degree level.
For AAO (IT) Graduation degree in Engineering (Computer Science, IT or Electronics), or MCA or MSC (Computer Science) from a recognized Indian University/Institution.

Note

  • Candidates should ensure that the educational qualification possessed by them shall be as per the prescribed educational qualifications mentioned in the advertisement and they fulfill the above eligibility criteria. No equivalent educational qualification shall be considered as eligible by LIC of India.
  • All the educational qualifications mentioned should be from a University/Institute/Board recognized by Govt. of India/approved by the Government Regulatory bodies and the result should have been declared on or before 01.02.2020. Proper documents from Board/University for having declared the result on or before 01.02.2020 have to be submitted at the time of interview. The date of passing the examination which is reckoned for eligibility will be the date of passing appearing on the mark sheet/provisional certificate.
  • Candidates can't apply for more than one post.

LIC AAO & AE 2020 Exam Pattern:

Selection of Assistant Administrative Officers and Assistant Engineers will be done through a  three-tiered process and subsequent Pre-recruitment Medical examination.

Phase-I: Preliminary Examination
Phase-II: Main Examination
Phase-III:  Interview
Pre-Recruitment Medical Examination

Phase-I: LIC AAO & AE Preliminary Examination

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

Section Number of Questions Maximum Marks Medium of Exam Duration
Reasoning Ability 35 35 English & Hindi 20 min
English Language with special emphasis on grammar, vocabulary and
comprehension
30 30** English 20 min
Quantitative Aptitude 35 35 English & Hindi 20 min
Total 100 70   1 hour

 

** English Language Test will be of qualifying nature and the marks in the English Language will not be counted for ranking.
Candidates equal to 20 times of a number of vacancies in each category, subject to availability, will be shortlisted for the Main examination.

Minimum Qualifying Marks for Prelims

Section Maximum Marks Minimum Qualifying Marks
General/OBC/EWS SC/ST/PwD
English Language (Qualifying) 30 10 9
Numerical Ability 35 18 16
Reasoning Ability 35 18 16
Total   28 26

Phase-II: LIC AAO & AE Mains Examination

The main examination will consist of objective tests for 300 marks and descriptive test for 25 marks. Both the objective and descriptive tests will be online. The objective test will have separate timing for every section. Candidates will have to answer the Descriptive test by typing on the computer. The descriptive test will be administered immediately after the completion of the objective test.

Section Number of Questions Maximum Marks Medium of Exam Duration
Reasoning Ability 30 90 English & Hindi 40
min
General Knowledge, Current
Affairs
30 60 English & Hindi 20
min
Professional knowledge 30 90 English & Hindi 40
min
Insurance
and Financial Market Awareness
30 60 English & Hindi 20
min
Total 120 300   2 hours
English Language (Letter Writing & Essay)/ Legal drafting for AAO(Legal) 2 25 ** English 30
min
** Descriptive test of English Language etc. will be of qualifying nature and the marks in English Language will not be counted for ranking.

Minimum Qualifying Marks for Mains

Section Maximum Marks Minimum       Qualifying
Marks
Duration
SC/ST/PwBD Others
Reasoning Ability 90 40 45 40
min
General Knowledge, Current
Affairs
60 27 30 20
min
Professional knowledge 90 40 45 40
min
Insurance
and Financial Market Awareness
60 27 30 20
min
Total 300     2 hours
English Language (Letter Writing & Essay)/ Legal drafting for AAO(Legal) 25 ** 9 10 30
min

Phase III: Interview

The number of candidates to be called for interview will be about three times of the number of vacancies to be filled in subject to availability of successful candidates in the online main examination will be purely as per their ranking in their respective category. There will be no contingency/waiting list for candidates not declared successful in the main list. Marks obtained in the Main examination plus marks obtained in the interview will be considered for final merit listing.

LIC AAO & AE 2020 Syllabus:

Reasoning
Quantitative Aptitude
General Awareness
English Language
  • Syllogism
  • Puzzles
  • Sitting Arrangements
  • Distance and Direction
  • Coding-Decoding
  • Input-Output
  • Alpha-numeric Series
  • Blood Relations
  • Order and Ranking
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Inequalities
  • Critical Reasoning
  • Statement and Conclusion
  • Number System
  • Decimals and Fractions
  • Number Series
  • Simplification
  • Ratio and Proportions
  • Profit and Loss
  • Mensuration
  • Average
  • Mixture and Allegation
  • Problems on Ages
  • Time & Distance/Work
  • S.I. and C.I
  • Partnership and Profit & Loss
  • Data Interpretation
  • History of India
  • Indian Economics
  • Geography
  • Indian Constitution
  • Important Days
  • Books and Authors
  • Countries, Capitals, and Currencies
  • Awards, Honors and Recognition
  • Science and Technology
  • Inventions and Discoveries
  • Financial Institutions – National and International
  • National and International Organizations
  • Current Affairs – National and International
  • Indian Politics
  • Finance, Budget, and Five Year Plans, etc.
  • Antonyms and Synonyms
  • Parts of Speech
  • Active and Passive Voice
  • Direct and Indirect Speech
  • Phrases and Idioms
  • Singular-Plural
  • Subject-Verb Agreement
  • Fill in the Blanks
  • Para Jumbles
  • Spotting Errors
  • Sentence Improvement
  • Error Corrections
  • Passage Completion
  • Cloze Tests
  • Reading Comprehension
 
SC/ST/OBC/PwBD candidates who wish to avail the benefit of pre-examination training may register their name and other details with the  Manager (P&IR),  Divisional  Office of LIC  convenient to them within one week of the last date of submission of online application.  The Divisional Office will inform the registered candidates, the date and venue of the training.    Such candidates would have to attend  the  training at their own  cost on the appointed dates and at the venue advised to them.  Candidates are required to refer to the website under the tab “Careers” for address of the Divisional Offices of LIC.

LIC AAO & AE 2020 Salary:

Basic pay of Rs. 32795/- per month in the scale of Rs. 32795- 1610(14) –55335– 1745(4) –62315 and other admissible allowances as per rules.

Total emoluments at the minimum of the scale inclusive of House Rent Allowance, City Compensatory Allowance etc wherever admissible depending upon the classification of the city will be approximately Rs 57,000/- per month in ‘A’ Class city.

LIC AAO & AE 2020 Application Fees:

The LIC AAO & AE application fee for different categories are tabulated below:

Category Application Fee
General Rs 700
SC/ST/PwBD Rs 85

 

LIC AAO & AE 2020 Admit Card & Other Info:

The procedure to download the admit card is the same for all the three stages. Let us now see how to download the LIC AAO & AE admit card 2020. The LIC AAO Prelims admit card will be released for all candidates who have successfully applied for the exam and paid the LIC AAO & AE application fee. LIC AAO call letter for Mains will be issued for candidates who clear the LIC AAO & AE cut off for Prelims. Finally, LIC will issue the admit card for Interview only for those candidates who clear the LIC AAO & AE  cutoff for Mains.

Steps to Dowload the Admit Card

Follow the steps as under to download your LIC AAO & AE hall ticket:

  • Enter your “Registration Number” and “Date of Birth.”
  • Enter the “Captcha Code.”
  • Click on the “Submit” button.
  • Your LIC AAO & AE Admit Card will appear, you can then download it and also take a print out of the admit card.

Candidates will be informed about the release of the admit card through email/SM to the registered email ID/mobile number. We recommend you download your LIC AAO & AE admit card as soon as it is released. Do not wait until the last moment as you might face difficulty in downloading the admit card because of high traffic to the official website.

LIC AAO & AE 2020 Result:

The results for LIC AAO & AE 2020 will be released after each phase of the exam is completed. The result for written exam will be declared first followed by the result of interview process. The merit list will be prepared in the descending order of the marks obtained by candidates in the final interview round.

LIC AAO 2020 Previous Year Exam Analysis:

Overall the exam was Easy from a student's point of view. Out of all the sections, Maths and Reasoning were high scoring and both the sections were easy as well. Let us look below for all the action presented by LIC.

Overall Analysis:

Section Level Good Attempts
Mathematics Easy-Moderate 24-25
English Language Easy-Moderate 22-24
Reasoning Easy 25-26
Computers Easy-Moderate 24-25
General Awareness Moderate 18-20
Total Easy-Moderate (91-96) Out Of 120Excluding English
 

Section-wise Review:
Reasoning

S. No Topic No. of Questions Level
1. Row Arrangement 5 Easy
2. Floor Arrangement 5 Easy
3. Circle: In-Out 5 Moderate
4. Syllogism 5 Easy
5. Miscellaneous 5 Easy
6. Puzzle (Person and Days) 5 Easy-Moderate
Note: There were no questions from Input/Output and Inequality.
 

Mathematics:

S. No Topic No. of Questions Level
1. Data Interpretation: Line Graph 5 Easy
2. Data Interpretation: Tabular 5 Easy
3. Arithmetic 10 Easy-Moderate
4. Series 5 Moderate
5. Quadratic Equations 5 Easy
Note: There were no questions from Data Sufficiency and Simplification.
 

English Language:

S. No Topic No. of Questions Level
1. Reading Comprehension(Insurance Based) 10 Moderate
2. Cloze Test(Technology Based) 10 Easy
3. Errors 5 Moderate
4. Double Fillers 5 Easy
5. Sentence Improvement 5 Easy
6. Para-jumbled 5 Easy to Moderate
 

Computers and General Awareness:

In computers we have not seen any kind of question that can hamper a candidate's composure. Even a non technical student can score from average to good marks if he has studied the subject well.

General Awareness section included most of the questions from Current Affairs. If you have mugged up February then you could have scored much. Some questions were from static GK as well. We will soon share the questions asked in the exam.

 

LIC AAO 2020 Previous Year Cut Off:

To aid you in your preparation, we are providing 2016 cut-offs below. Have a look:

LIC AAO 2016 Cut-offs

S. No. Section Gen OBC SC ST OH VI
1. Reasoning Ability 31.25 19.25 19.25 19.25 19.25 19.25
2. GK & Current Affairs 10.25 6.00 6.00 6.00 6.00 6.00
3. Computer Knowledge 36.25 30.00 30.00 30.00 30.00 30.00
4. Quantitative Aptitude 33.00 21.75 21.75 21.75 21.75 21.75
5. English Language 9.50 6.00 6.00 6.00 6.00 6.00
6. Total Weighted Score 255.75 250.50 233.00 203.50 226.75 211.75
7. Interview– Qualifying Marks 30 30 27 27 * *
8. CUT OFF – final selection (Online test+ Interview) 306.00 290.75 276.00 246.00 274.75 255.25
 

LIC AAO Previous Years Cutoff – Cut-Off for Year 2015

The Exam Pattern of LIC AAO 2015 Exam was exactly same as that of LIC AAO 2016 Exam.

Test Details General OBC SC ST
Reasoning Ability 12 9 9 9
Quantitative Aptitude 7 4 4 4
GK, Current Affairs 5 3 3 3
Computer Knowledge 16 13 13 13
English Language 9 5 5 5
Cutoffs on Total Exam Scores 220 215 204 181
Interview Cutoff 30 30 27 27
Cutoffs on Combined Score (Exam + Interview) 269 256 245 223

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LIC AAO 2020 Exam FAQ's

Q. When will be the exam conducted?
Ans: LIC AAO & AE 2020 Prelims Exam will be conducted on 4th April 2020 and mains exam date has not been released yet.

Q. How many vacancies are there?
Ans: The total number of vacancies is 218 for AAO & AE in LIC.

Q. Is there any provision for EWS?
Ans: Yes! Separate vacancies are mentioned for EWS Quota. Please refer LIC AAO & AE 2020 official notification for details.

Q. When will the registration start?
Ans: Online registration form for LIC AAO & AE 2020 has started w.e.f 25th February 2020.

Q.  What is the last date to apply for these posts?
Ans: The last date to apply for these posts is 15th March 2020 .

Q. What is the selection procedure of LIC AAO & AE 2020?
Ans: The selection for AAO & AE will be done through a three-tiered process:
Phase I - Preliminary Examination (Objective)
Phase II - Main Examination (Objective + Descriptive)
Phase III - Interview

Q. Will the exam be conducted online or offline (OMR Based)?
Ans: Common Written Exam for LIC AAO & AE will be conducted online (Both Prelims and Mains).

Q. What is the age criteria to apply in this common written exam?
Ans: Minimum Age: 21 years
Maximum Age: 30 years, as on 01.02.2020.

Q. What is the Application Fee?
Ans: For SC/ST/PWD 85/- plus Transaction Charges.
For General, OBC 700/- plus Transaction Charges.

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