NICL AO Exam Pattern 2018:

Paper 1:

Preliminary Exam
Subject Name Total Questions Maximum Marks Type of Paper Time Duration
English Language 30 Questions 30 Marks Objective 60 minutes
Reasoning Ability 35 Questions 35 Marks
Quantative Aptitude 35 Questions 35 Marks
Total 100 Questions 100 Marks

Note :

Paper 2:

Mains Exam
Subject Name No. of Questions Maximum Marks Paper Type Time Duration
Reasoning Ability 40 Questions 40 Marks Objective 120 minutes
English Language 40 Questions 40 Marks
General Awareness 40 Questions 40 Marks
Computer Knowledge 40 Questions 40 Marks
Quantative Aptitude 40 Questions 40 Marks
Total 200 Questions 200 Marks

Note :

The penalty for each wrong answer will be same as Preliminary Exam.

Descriptive Paper

Subject Name No. of Questions Maximum Marks Paper Type Time Duration
English (Essay, Precis, and Comprehension) 03 Questions 30 Marks Descriptive 30 minutes

LIC ADO Exam Pattern 2018

LIC (Life Insurance Corporation of India) is one of the biggest Life Insurance Company, which has 2048 Branches as well as 09 Divisional Offices in India. The LIC recruits ADO (Apprentice Development Officers) in the jurisdiction of the several Divisional Offices under the 9 different Zones.

LIC ADO Selection Process: -

To select for the LIC ADO post, candidate must have to clear three selection processes of the examination. First of all they have to get marks as per the cutoff in the online examination. After that, candidates will be called for the Interview procedure. After these, students must have to clear the medical examination for final selection.
The examination will comprise of total 150 questions of 1 mark each. Three paper will be conducted and the candidate should obtain minimum passing marks in each paper. Total of all the three paper will be counted to make the merit list and negative marking will be provided for every wrong answer.

LIC ADO Exam Pattern 2018

Paper Topics No. of Questions Total Marks Duration
Paper I Reasoning Ability 25 25 2 Hours
Numerical Ability 25 25
Paper II GK & Current Affairs 25 25
English Language 25 25
Paper III Insurance and Financial Marketing 50 50

LIC AAO Exam Pattern 2018


Selection Procedure: The selection for the post of AAO in LIC will be followed up in three stages:

1.Online Test: On-line test will be of objective type, multiple choice of two hours duration comprising of the following:
Section Questions No. of Questions Marks Time(Hrs)
1 Reasoning Ability Test 30 90 120 minutes(2 Hrs)
2 Numerical Ability Test 30 90
3 General Knowledge Test, Current Affairs Test 30 60
4 Computer Knowledge Test 30 60
5 English Language Test with Special emphasis on Grammar, Vocabulary and Comprehension 40 -
Total 160 300

Penalty for Wrong Answers:

  1. 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.
  2. Candidate must pass in each paper separately and also obtain minimum marks in the aggregate of the two papers to qualify for the interview. The minimum marks to be obtained in each paper and in the aggregate shall be decided by LIC of India.
  3. The marks obtained by the candidate in each paper and in the aggregate shall be arrived at after deduction of the marks for wrong answers.
  4. Appearing in the online examination or mere pass in the online examination shall not vest any right in a candidate to be called for Personal Interview.

Pre-exam training for OBC/ SC/ST candidates:

OBC/ SC/ST candidates who wish to avail the benefit of pre examination training may register their name and other details with the Divisional Office of LIC of India convenient to them. 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.

2. Interview:
  1. Candidates who successful in the Online test will be called for an Interview. Candidate who does not obtain the minimum qualifying marks in the Interview shall be disqualified for further selection.
  2. 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.
3. Pre-Recruitment Medical Examination: Shortlisted candidates will have to undergo a Pre-Recruitment Medical Examination and if found medically fit, will be offered appointment.