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LIC AAO 2021

Introduction

LIC AAO Notification 2021: Check Exam Dates, Exam Pattern, Cut-offs, Salary etc.

LIC (Life Insurance Corporation) is one of the India’s largest insurance company which offers LIC Career opportunities to thousands of young aspirants for joining the Insurance Sector as an Assistant Administrative Officer.

The Notification for the session 2021 has not been released yet, however LIC has earlier released the LIC AAO Notification on the 25th of February 2020 whose recruitment process is still under process.

LIC AAO Recruitment 2021: Overview

Organization NameLife Insurance Corporation (LIC)
Post NameAssistant Engineer (AE), Assistant Architect, AAO-Chartered Accountant, Actuarial, Legal, Rajbhasha & IT
Total Vacancies NotifiedTo be Notified soon
Notification Release DateTo be Notified soon
Prelims Exam DateTo be Notified soon
Medium of ExamEnglish/Hindi
Job LocationPan India

Exam Pattern

LIC AAO Exam Pattern 2021

Tier-I: LIC AAO 2021 Prelims Exam Pattern

The topics/questions asked in LIC AAO AE Exam 2021 are from Quantitative Aptitude, Reasoning, English Comprehension and General Awareness whose details are tabulated below:

SectionsNumber of QuestionsTotal MarksDuration
Reasoning353520 minutes
Quantitative Aptitude353520 minutes
English Language303020 minutes
Total1007060 minutes
Tier-II: LIC AAO Mains Exam Pattern 2021
Sr.NoSectionsNo. Of QuestionMax. MarksMinimum Qualifying MarksTime Duration
SC/ST/PwDOthers
1Reasoning Ability3090404540 mins
2General Knowledge & Current Affairs3060273020 mins
3Data Analysis & Interpretation (For Generalists)Professional Knowledge (For IT/Chartered Accountant/Actuarial/Rajbhasha)3090404540 mins
4Insurance & Financial Market Awareness3060273020 mins
Total120300120 mins
5English Language

(Letter writing & Essay)/ Legal drafting forAAO(Legal)
22591030 mins

Note:

1. Descriptive test of English Language will not be counted for ranking as it will be of qualifying nature only.

2. You need to clear the cut off of each Section separately and also obtain minimum qualifying marks in the online examinations.

Tier-III: LIC AAO 2021 Interview Round

The Interview round for LIC AAO 2021 consists of 60 marks and the minimum qualifying marks for SC /ST/PwD candidates are 27. Candidates not obtaining the minimum qualifying marks, shall be expelled from the further rounds of selection process.

Note:

If more than one candidate has secured same marks in the Mains exam, the merit list shall be prepared according to the aggregate marks secured in the online main examination and in the interview along with their additional post-graduation qualification.

Exam Date

LIC AAO Exam Date 2021

The official notification for the session 2021 for LIC AAO Recruitment 2021 has not been released yet. The exam dates as per previous session is tabulated below:

Event NameExam Dates
LIC AAO 2021 NotificationTo be announced soon
LIC AAO 2020 Notification25th February 2020
Online registration started on25th February 2020
Closure of online application15th March 2020
Download of Prelims Call Letter To be announced soon
LIC AAO Prelims Exam DateTo be announced soon
LIC AAO Mains Exam DateTo be announced soon

How To Apply

LIC AAO Apply Online

a. Open the official website of LIC (licindia.in)

b. Under “Careers” tab, click on the Recruitment Advertisement of “LIC AAO and AE Recruitment 2021”

c. Now, carefully fill all your Personal Information and the required details

d. Then, upload your scanned Photograph & click submit after filling all the details correctly.

e. Take a printout of the filled application form for future reference.

LIC AAO Application Fee

The Category wise Application fees for LIC AAO exam 2021 are given below.

Category DetailApplication Charges
SC/ST/PwBD candidatesIntimation Charges of Rs. 85/- +Transaction Charges + GST
Other candidatesOnline Application Fee-cum-Intimation Charges of Rs. 700/- +Transaction Charges + GST

Syllabus

LIC AAO Syllabus 2021

LIC AAO Prelims Syllabus 2021

LIC AAO Prelims Syllabus 2021 for Reasoning Ability:

Order and Ranking, Coding-Decoding, Puzzles, Direction Sense, Blood Relation, Syllogism, Seating Arrangements, Machine Input-Output, Inequalities, Alpha-Numeric-Symbol Series, Data Sufficiency, Logical Reasoning

LIC AAO Prelims Syllabus 2021 for English Language:

Reading Comprehension, Fillers, Cloze Test, Sentence Errors, Sentence Improvement, Vocabulary based questions, Jumbled Paragraph, Word Usage, Phrase/Connectors, Paragraph related question (Para connectors, para completion, para restatement, paragraph inference, para filters

LIC AAO Prelims Syllabus 2021 for Quantitative Aptitude:

Data Interpretation (Bar Graph, Line Chart, Tabular, Radar/Web, Pie Chart), Inequalities (Quadratic Equations), Number Series, Approximation and Simplification, Data Sufficiency, Miscellaneous Arithmetic Problems (HCF and LCM, Profit and Loss, Simple Interest & Compound Interest, Problem on Ages, Work and Time, Speed Distance and Time, Probability, Mensuration, Permutation and Combination, Average, Ratio and Proportion, Partnership, Problems on Boats and Stream, Problems on Trains, Mixture and Alligation, Pipes and Cisterns).

LIC AAO Mains Syllabus 2021

Professional Knowledge:

The topics will be as per Posts which would be different for candidates applying for IT, Chartered Accountant, Actuarial, and Rajbhasha posts.

General Awareness:

History of India, Indian Economics, Indian Constitution, Geography, Important Days, Books and Authors, Awards, Honors and Recognition, Countries Capitals and Currencies, Science and Technology, Financial Institutions – National and International, National and International Organizations, Inventions and Discoveries, Finance, Budget, and Five-Year Plans, etc, Current Affairs National and International, Indian Politics

Data Analysis & Interpretation (For Generalists)

Elementary Mathematics, Pie Charts, Bar Graphs, Data Handling, Data Derivation, Data Implementation

Insurance & Financial Market Awareness

Latest Policies, Development, Current Banking News & Events Related to Insurance & Financial Market, Business Topics, Finance Topic, History of Banking, History of Insurance, Financial Institutes, Terminologies & Derivations, Various Laws & Policies

Descriptive Test

This section shall include Letter Writing and Essay

Cut Offs

LIC AAO Previous Year Cut offs:

The LIC AAO Exam has certain qualifying marks for every stage of the exam i.e, in both the Prelims and Mains Examination. A candidate needs to clear the set cutoffs in order to secure a seat in LIC AAO.

Let’s have a look on the LIC AAO Prelims Cut off marks for 2019 which is tabulated below:

Category Name/ SubjectsReasoning AbilityQuantitative AptitudeEnglish LanguageOverall Cut off
General18.0018.0010.0058.00
SC16.0016.009.0050.00
ST16.0016.009.0044.00
OBC18.0018.0010.0054.00
EWS18.0018.0010.0053.00
LD16.0016.009.0053.00
VI16.0016.009.0053.00
HI16.0016.009.0032.00
ID/MD16.0016.009.0032.00

The LIC AAO Mains Cut off marks for 2019 is tabulated below:

Category Name/SubjectReasoning AbilityGeneral Knowledge, Current AffairsProfessional KnowledgeInsurance and Financial Market AwarenessEnglish LanguageOverall Cut off
General45.0030.0045.0030.0010.00203
SC40.0027.0040.0027.009.00153
ST40.0027.0040.0027.009.00156
OBC45.0030.0045.0030.0010.00164
EWS45.0030.0045.0030.0010.00166
LD40.0027.0040.0027.009.00172
VI40.0027.0040.0027.009.00180
HI40.0027.0040.0027.009.00167
ID/MD40.0027.0040.0027.009.00185

The final result of the LIC AAO consists of the marks obtained by candidates in Mains and in the Interview round. The category wise final cut off marks for LIC AAO Examination 2019 is tabulated below.

Category NameInterviewFinal Cut-off
General30.00258.00
SC27.00219.00
ST27.00190.00
OBC30.00246.00
EWS30.00248.00
LD203.00
VI233.00
HI218.00
ID/MD237.00

Vacancies

LIC AAO Vacancy 2021

The official notification for LIC AAO 2021 has not been released yet. Let’s have a look on Previous year’s vacancy details to get an idea of forthcoming vacancies.

Post NameVacancy
AAO(CA)40
AAO(Actuarial)30
AAO(Legal)40
AAO(Rajbhasha)8
AAO(IT)50
Total168

Salary & Job Profile:

LIC AAO Recruitment 2021: Salary & Job Profile

The salary structure of LIC AAO employees is explained below:

Basic PayINR 32,795/month
Increment(annual)INR 1610
Basic Pay after the IncrementINR 55,335/month
Annual IncrementINR 1745 for the next 4 years
Basic Pay after incrementINR 62,315/month

Note: The annual increment of LIC AAO is INR 1610, for 14 years from joining date.

Allowances & Benefits:

Dearness Allowance (DRA): The DRA is around 40% of the basic LIC AAO salary which is revised quarterly depending on CPI.

House Rent Allowances (HRA): The HRA can be 7%, 8%, 9% of the basic pay depending upon the area of posting to compensate employees with the cost of living in metropolitan cities.

City Compensatory Allowances (CCA): The CCA might be 3%, 4% or even 0% of the basic LIC AAO pay structure which depends upon the city of posting.

LIC AAO 2021 Job Profile:

The job profile of a LIC AAO employee is actually a desk job which consists of following activities:

a. To Supervise and fill claims and settlements of the customers.

b. Responsible for formulating new schemes and cross checking the already existing policies along with drafting new one.

c. LIC AAO does the regular inspection of existing facts and points out factual errors (if any).

d. Responsible for rendering assistance and coordinating with the respective team members along with other departments as well.

e. To Maintain cordial relations with the customers and providing solutions to their queries/issues.

f. Needs to complete the assigned tasks on time & inform to department authorities.

LIC AAO Eligibility Criteria 2021

Nationality

The candidate must be either:
• A Citizen of India,
• A Subject of Nepal,
• A Subject of Bhutan,
• A Tibetan Refugee,
• or A person of Indian origin who had migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African Countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania (Formerly Tanganyika and Zanzibar), Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia, and Vietnam with the intention of settling in India permanently.

Age Limit:

The applicant’s age must be between 21 years to 30 years.

The category wise Age Relaxation provided to eligible candidates are tabulated below:

Category NameAge Relaxation (In years)
SC/ST5 YEARS
OBC3 YEARS
PwBD(Gen)10 YEARS
PwBD(SC/ST)15 YEARS
PwBD(OBC)13 YEARS
ECO/SSCO (GEN)5 YEARS
ECO/SSCO (SC/ST)10 YEARS
ECO/SSCO (OBC)8 YEARS
Confirmed LIC employeesFurther 5 YEARS
Education Qualification

The post wise qualification required from candidates are explained below:

Assistant Architect:

The applicant must possess B. Arch. degree from a recognized Indian University/Institution. He/she should also be registered with the Council of Architecture and must possess a minimum of 3 years’ experience in designing all types of buildings with allied services. Applicant should also be very well versed with the green building design requirements along with application of AutoCAD software and/or similar types of software.

For AE (Structural):

The applicant must possess M. Tech / M.E. (Structural) degree from an AICTE recognized Indian University/ Institution. Applicant should be well versed with the structural designs of high-rise buildings with the foundation system. He/she must be familiar with various standards of BIS pertaining to structural design and Foundation design, and must be experienced in handling of structural engineering software like ETABS, STAAD etc. A minimum of 1-year hands-on experience is must for the candidates applying for this post.

For AE (Civil):

The applicant must possess B.Tech/B.E. (Civil) degree from an AICTE recognized Indian University/Institution. Candidate should have a minimum of 3 years working experience in planning and execution of multi-storied building projects with all required infrastructure.

For AE (Electrical):

The applicant must possess B.Tech/B.E. (Electrical) degree from an AICTE recognized Indian University/Institution. Candidate should have a minimum of 3 years working experience in planning and execution of multi-storied building projects with all required infrastructure.

For AE (MEP engineers):

The applicant must possess B. Tech./ B.E. (Mechanical/ Electrical) degree from an AICTE recognized Indian University/Institution. Candidate should have a minimum of 3-years’ experience in planning and execution of Plumbing / Piping / HVAC system, Lift & Fire Fighting System, Electrical Sub-station in multi-storied buildings.

For AAO (Chartered Accountant)

The applicant must possess a 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 Institute of Chartered Accountant. The candidate should be Associate member of Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. Candidates should provide their membership number and the same will be verified with Institute of Chartered Accountants of India.

For AAO (Actuarial)

The applicant must possess a 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 2021. Candidates should provide their membership number and the same will be verified with Institute of Actuaries of India / Institute and Faculty of Actuaries, UK.

For AAO (Legal)

The applicant must possess a Bachelor’s degree in Law or LLM from a recognized Indian University/Institution. Three years of Bar experience is essential.

For AAO (Rajbhasha)

The applicant must possess aPost 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)

The applicant must possess a Graduation degree in Engineering (Computer Science, IT or Electronics), or MCA or MSC (Computer Science) from a recognized Indian University/ Institution.

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