LIC Assistant Recruitment 2021


LIC Assistant Recruitment 2021: Exam Dates, Exam Pattern, Cut-offs, Salary etc.

The LIC Assistant recruitment process will be soon initiated by Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) once the notification for this post is released.

Last year, the Life Insurance Corporation had released 7919 vacancies for the post of LIC Assistant throughout the country.

LIC Recruitment 2021 Exam: Overview
Name of OrganizationLIC (Life Insurance Corporation of India)
Official Websitehttps://licindia.in/
Post NameLIC Assistant
Total VacanciesTo be Announced soon
Hall Ticket Release DateTo be Announced soon
LIC Exam Date & TimeTo be Announced soon
Exam Centre LocationAll over India
Examination ModeOnline

Exam Pattern

LIC Assistant Exam Pattern 2021

LIC Assistant Prelims Exam Pattern
Subject NameNo. of QuestionsMax MarksDuration
English/ Hindi Language303020 Minutes
Numerical Ability353520 Minutes
Reasoning Ability353520 Minutes
Total10010060 Minutes


“English/Hindi Language” section shall be only qualifying in nature. Merit list shall be prepared as per the marks obtained in “Numerical Ability” and “Reasoning Ability” sections.

LIC Assistant Mains Exam Pattern

The LIC Assistant Main Exam pattern varies according to different zones as detailed below:

Group I – Northern Zone/North Central Zone/East Central Zone/Central Zone/Western Zone

Sr. No.Subject NameNo. of QuestionsTotal Duration
1.General English40 Questions30 Minutes
2.Hindi Language40 Questions30 Minutes
3.Quantitative Aptitude40 Questions30 Minutes
4.Reasoning Ability and Computer Ability40 Questions30 Minutes
5.Financial/General Awareness40 Questions30 Minutes

200 Questions150 Minutes
Language Proficiency Test

Candidates need to obtain a minimum of 10 marks out of 25 (in case of General Category) and 9 marks out of 25 (for Other Categories) to be qualified. This test would be of qualifying nature only.

Exam Date

LIC Assistant Exam Date 2021

The official notification for LIC Assistant 2021 exam has not been released yet. The dates shall be updated once the notification is declared by the board.

Event NameImportant Dates
LIC Assistant Notification 2021To be released soon
Last Date of Online RegistrationTo be announced soon
LIC Assistant 2021 Admit Card release dateTo be announced soon
LIC Assistant 2021 Prelims ExamTo be announced soon
LIC Assistant 2021 Mains ExamTo be announced soon

How To Apply

LIC ASSISTANT Apply Online 2021

a. Open the official LIC website i.e, licindia.in

b. Under the “Careers” tab, open the Advertisement of “LIC Assistant Recruitment 2021”

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

d. After that, upload your scanned Photograph & click on submit button after filling the details correctly.

e. Take some printouts of the completely filled application form for future reference.

LIC Assistant Application Fee

The Application fees for LIC Assistant exam 2021 (Category wise) are given below.

Category DetailApplication Charges
SC/ST/PwBD candidatesIntimation Charges of Rs. 85/- +Transaction Charges + GST
Other Category candidatesOnline Application Fee-cum-Intimation Charges of Rs. 510/- +Transaction Charges + GST


LIC Assistant Syllabus 2021

The LIC Exam syllabus mentioned below for all subjects is indicative only and not exhaustive. That means, candidates must not consider this syllabus as their only source of information while preparing for LIC Assistant examination.

LIC Assistant Prelims Syllabus 2021

English Language:Reading Comprehension, Error Detection, Cloze test, Fill in the Blanks, Para jumbles, Error Detection, Error Correction etc.

Reasoning Ability:Syllogism, Number Series, Inequality, Coding, Decoding, Data Sufficiency, Puzzles, Sitting Arrangement etc.

Numerical Ability:Number Series, Data Interpretation, Approximation, Data Sufficiency, Quantity Based Questions, Simplification, Quadratic Equations etc.

LIC Assistant Mains Syllabus 2021

English LanguageReading Comprehension, Antonyms, Synonyms, Sentence Arrangement, Cloze Test, Phrases, Elementary Grammar, Error Spotting, Sentence Improvement

Quantitative AptitudeNumber Series, Approximation, Average, Mixture and Allegation, Speed, Distance and Time, Simple Interest and Compound Interest, Data Interpretation, Time and Work, Profit and Loss

Reasoning Ability & ComputerSeries, Seating Arrangement, Blood Relation, Syllogism, Seating Arrangement, Coding-Decoding, Analogy, Odd One Out, Alpha Numeric Series, Puzzles, Statement based Questions, Basic questions for checking Computer Aptitude

General/Financial AwarenessIndian Economy, Recent credit and monetary policies, Overview of Indian Financial System, Currency and Capital, Awards and Honours, Current Affairs, National and International Matters, General History, Applied Science, Geography, Biology etc.

Cut Offs

LIC ASSISTANT Previous Year Cutoffs

The LIC Exam 2021 will have a certain minimum qualifying mark for both the stages of exam i.e, in Prelims and Mains Examination. Candidates need to clear the decided cut-off marks in order to secure a seat in LIC as an Assistant.

The Zone wise cut offs of LIC Assistant exam for the year 2019 is tabulated below:

LIC Assistant Cut off: Northern Zone
Division NamePrelims cutoffMains cutoffAmritsar61134.25Delhi64142.25Jodhpur59128.5Karnal63139.5
LIC Assistant Cut off: North Central Zone
Division NamePrelims cutoffMains cutoff
LIC Assistant Cut off: Central Zone
Division NamePrelims cutoffMains cutoff
LIC Assistant Cut off: East Central Zone
Division NamePrelims cutoffMains cutoff
LIC Assistant Cut off: South Central Zone
Division NamePrelims cutoffMains cutoff


LIC Assistant Vacancy 2021

The LIC Recruitment 2021 Notification has not been released yet. Latest LIC vacancy 2021 for the LIC Assistant post shall be announced soon along with its official notification.

Let’s have a look over the last year’s vacancy list to get an idea of the expected vacancy for this year.

Name of LIC ZoneLast Year’s Vacancy
Northern Zone1544
Northern Central Zone1313
Eastern Zone924
Eastern Central Zone1531
Central Zone472
South Central Zone631
Southern Zone400
Western Zone1104

Salary & Job Profile:

LIC Assistant Salary Structure 2021

As per the 7th pay commission, the basic pay of an LIC Assistant is approximately around Rs. 14435. However, the in-hand salary of an LIC Assistant is around Rs.28,000 to Rs.32,000 per month.

That means, the gross salary of the LIC Assistant comes around Rs. 3 to 3.4 Lakhs per annum.

Apart from the basic pay, LIC Assistant is also eligible for other allowances such as:

Medical Allowance, Transport Allowance, HRA, PF, Stationary Allowance, Other Allowances.

LIC Assistant Job Profile 2021

1. The LIC Assistants can be deployed as a Cashier, Customer Service Executive, Single Window Operator & for other clerical services.

2. They are responsible for sanctioning and disbursing the files assigned to them.

3. LIC Assistant look into customer grievances & escalate it as & when needed.

4. They are responsible for managing cash counters at various LIC offices.

5. LIC Assistants need to perform back-office tasks, accounts related tasks, and recovery job as per the work assigned by their supervisors.

Eligibility Criteria

LIC ASSISTANT Eligibility Criteria 2021

LIC ASSISTANT Age Limit 2021:

o Minimum Age: 18 years

o Maximum Age: 30 years

LIC ASSISTANT Age Relaxation 2021:
Category NameAge relaxation
Schedule Cast/Schedule Tribe5 Years
OBC (Other Backward Classes)3 Years
PwBD (Gen)10 Years
PwBD (SC/ST)15 Years
PwBD (OBC)13 Years
Ex-ServicemenThe actual period of service in defence services plus 3 years subject to the maximum age limit of 45 years.
Confirmed LIC employeesAdditional relaxation up to 5 years
LIC ASSISTANT Educational Qualification 2021:

• For General Category Candidates: A Bachelor’s degree (10+2+3) in any discipline from a recognized university or institution of India is required.

• For Ex-Servicemen:HSC (10+2+3) Cleared Candidates: Those who have served at least for 10 years
Matriculation Cleared Candidates: Those who have served at least for 15 years
Non-Matriculation Candidates: 15 years of service & Indian Army special certificate exam or corresponding exam in the navy or Air Force.

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