LIC Assistant Exam Pattern

LIC Assistant 2020 Exam Pattern

LIC Assistant 2020 will be conducted in two phases: Preliminary and Mains Exam.

LIC Assistant Prelims Exam:

  • The Written Exam will contain 3 sections namely: Reasoning, English Language / Hindi Language, Quantitative Aptitude
  • Duration of the written exam – 1 hour
  • Preliminary Examination consisting of the objective test will be conducted online
S.No. Topics No. of Questions Marks Minimum Qualifying Marks   Duration
        SC/ST/PwBD Others  
1. Reasoning Ability 35 35 11 12 20 minutes
2. Numerical Ability 35 35 13 14 20 minutes
3. English Language / Hindi Language 30 30 13 14 20 minutes
  Total 100 100     60 minutes

Note: English/Hindi Language test is a qualifying exam and marks in the Language section will not be considered for the ranking.

LIC Assistant Mains Exam

After qualifying for Preliminary Exam, candidates would be appearing for Mains exam. The Pattern for Mains Exam of LIC Assistant is two types:

North/North Central/Central/Western

S.No. Topics No. of Questions Marks Minimum Qualifying Marks   Duration
        SC/ST/PwBD Others  
1. Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude 40 40 14 16 30 minutes
2. General/ Financial Awareness 40 40 14 16 40 minutes
3. Quantitative Aptitude 40 40 14 16 30 minutes
4. English Language 40 40 14 16 30 minutes
5. Hindi Language 40 40 14 16 30 minutes
  Total 200 200     150 minutes

Eastern/South Central/Southern

S.No. Topics No. of Questions Marks Minimum Qualifying Marks   Duration
        SC/ST/PwBD Others  
1. Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude 60 60 22 24 40 minutes
2. General/ Financial Awareness 50 50 18 16 35 minutes
3. Quantitative Aptitude 50 50 18 20 40 minutes
4. English Language 40 40 14 16 35 minutes
  Total 200 200     150 minutes
  • Main examination will consist of objective tests for 200 marks.
  • The objective test will be conducted in online mode. The objective test will have separate timing for every section.
  • Qualification of Preliminary exam is essential to appear for the Mains Exam. However, the marks obtained in the Preliminary Examination (Phase I) will not be combined with Mains for selection and final selection will be based on the marks obtained by a candidate in Main Examination (Phase II)
  • There will be negative marks of ¼ marks for wrong answers in the Objective tests for the main examination 

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