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About LIC ADO Exam

LIC ADO 2023: LIC ADO 2023 Exam is going to be conducted by LIC to recruit eligible candidates for the post of Apprentice Development Officer (ADO). LIC offers candidates an opportunity to join the Government Sector by clearing one of the most reputed Insurance Exams. The LIC ADO notification 2023 has been released by the Life Insurance Corporation of India for all 8 zones now. The complete details for the recruitment drive have been notified below in this article. 


LIC ADO Exam Date

Life Insurance Corporation (LIC) has released the complete schedule for LIC ADO Recruitment 2023 along with LIC ADO Notification 2023. The important dates for LIC ADO 2023 Exam have been updated here:

Events Dates
LIC ADO Notification 2023 20th January 2023
LIC ADO Apply Online 2023 21st January 2023
Closure of registration of application 10th February 2023
LIC ADO Admit Card 2023 4th March 2023
LIC ADO Exam Date – Preliminary 12th March 2023
LIC ADO Prelims Result 2023 10th April 2023
LIC ADO Mains Admit Card 2023 16th April 2023
LIC ADO Exam Date – Mains 23rd April 2023
LIC ADO Mains Result 2023 May 2023
Official website www.licindia.in

LIC ADO Eligibility

There are three categories of candidates who are eligible to apply for the recruitment of LIC ADO:

  1. LIC Agents and LIC employee: Bachelor's Degree of a Central University or the Fellowship of Insurance Institute of India, Mumbai.
  2. Open Market Category: Bachelor's Degree of a Central University or the Fellowship of Insurance Institute of India, Mumbai.
Work Experience 
Posts Experience required
LIC Employee A minimum of 3 years of service in Grade III post
LIC Agent A minimum of 5 years of service as an agent or as a DSE/FSE, Not less than 4 years as an agent or as a DSE/FSE
Others Preference would be given to candidates having a minimum of 2 years of experience inthe LIC industry.

 Age Limit and Age Relaxation

The minimum age to qualify for the LIC ADO posts is 21 years. The age of general category candidates should not be more than 30 years. However, there is relaxation on maximum age for certain categories:

Category Maximum Age
SC/ST 35 Years
OBC 33 Years
LIC Employee who is not SC/ST/OBC 42 Years
LIC Employee who is a member of OBC 45 years
LIC Employee who is a member of SC/ST 47 years
LIC Agent or DSE/FSE who is not a member of SC/ST/OBC 40 Years
LIC Agent or DSE/FSE who is a member of OBC 43 Years
LIC Agent or DSE/FSE who is a member of SC/ST 45 Years
Ex-Servicemen
  • 30 years + Number of years served in armed forces (Maximum age 42 years in other than SC/ST/OBC cases)
  • Maximum age of 45 years if he is a member of OBC
  • Maximum age of 47 years if he is a member of SC/ST
  •  

LIC ADO Vacancy

For LIC ADO recruitment 2023, a total of 9294 vacancies are announced by the Life Insurance Corporation of India. As the recruitment Notification was released for different regions, the vacancies are different for different regions as well. The Zone wise LIC ADO vacancy 2023 is mentioned below:

Region Name Vacancies
Eastern Zonal Office (Kolkata) 1049
Western Zonal Office (Mumbai) 1942
Northern Zonal Office (New Delhi) 1216
East Central Zonal Office (Patna) 669
North Central Zonal Office (Kanpur) 1033
Southern Zonal Office (Chennai) 1516
South Central Zonal Office (Hyderabad) 1408
Central Zonal Office (Bhopal) 561
Total 9394

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LIC ADO Admit Card

LIC ADO admit card is one of the important documents that are mandatory to carry to the exam centre; failing to do so will result in a restriction to enter the hall. All the candidates who will apply for the exam can download their admit cards from the LIC official website.

LIC ADO admit card will be made available a few days before the Prelims and Mains Exam. Exact details of the exam centre, as well as the timings for the examination, will be mentioned on the admit card.

To download the admit card follow the given steps:

Step1: Go to the official website of LIC- https://licindia.in/

Step2: After opening the home page, click on the Careers page.

Step3: Click on the link Admit card download.

Step 4: Enter the registered ID and password provided during the application process.

Step 5: Click on the submit button

Step 6: Download the admit card PDF and take a printout of it.


LIC ADO Salary

As per the rules of the Corporation, an ADO is provided with a monthly stipend of Rs. 34,503 (including HRA + admissible allowances)

LIC ADO Salary after being appointed as a Probationary Officer is discussed below:

LIC ADO Salary
Basic pay (per month) Payscale
Rs. 21,865 21865-1340(2)-24545-1580(2)-27705-1610(17)-55075

The total salary is inclusive of House Rent Allowance City Compensatory Allowance will be approximately 37,345/- in A Class City.


LIC ADO Selection

Candidates are appointed for the post of Apprentice Development Officer through LIC ADO examination. LIC conducts the exam, and the selection process consists of three levels:

  1. Written Test/ Online Test: It is a computer-based online test conducted in two phases:
    1. Phase -I: Preliminary Examination
    2. Phase -II: Mains Examination
  2. Personal Interview
  3. Medical Test

LIC ADO Syllabus

There are several subjects for each post. Here are the important topics of each subject of LIC ADO Syllabus 2022:
 

Subjects Syllabus
Reasoning Ability Mathematical Reasoning, Linear and Circular Sitting Arrangements, Syllogism, Puzzles, Blood Relations, Alphabet Series, Coding-Decoding, Statements and Conclusions, Distance and Direction, Statements and Arguments, Clocks and Calendars, Number Series, Data Interpretation, Decision Making, Mirror Images
Numerical Ability Number System, Profit and Loss, Time and Distance, Simplification Approximation, Number Series, Inequality, Ratio Proportion, Pipe and Cistern, Partnership, Percentage, Mixtures Allegations, Average ages, Time and Work, Simple Interest Compound Interest, Boat stream, Permutation, Combination Probability, Mensuration, Data Interpretation (bar, line, pie, mixed, missing, arithmetic, caselet), Data Sufficiency.
English Language  Singular-Plural, Fill in the Blanks, Antonyms and Synonyms, Reading Comprehension, Cloze Test, Sentence Errors, Phrases and Idioms, Vocabulary based questions, Subject-Verb Agreement, Sentence Improvement, Jumbled Paragraph, Word Usage, Passage Completion, Passage restatement, Passage inference, Passage fillers
GK Current Affairs  Important Days, Books and Authors, History of India, Geography, Indian Economics, Indian Constitution, Countries, Capitals, and Currencies, National and International Organizations, Awards, Honors and Recognition, Science and Technology, Inventions and Discoveries, Financial Institutions National and International, Finance, Budget, and Five Year Plans, Current Affairs National and International, Indian Politics, etc.
Insurance Marketing  Introduction of Insurance, History of Life Insurance, History of General Insurance, Know About IRDAI, Types of Insurance, Indian Insurance Market, ULIP (Unit Linked Insurance Plan, Public Sector Insurance Companies, Private Sector Insurance Companies, Glossary of Insurance Terms, Abbreviations related to Insurance Industry, Employment State Insurance Scheme (ESIS), Schemes Related to Insurance (PMFBY, PMJJBY, PMSBY etc.), Other Important Topics Related to Insurance Awareness, Insurance Current Affairs, Insurance Ombudsman, Bancassurance, Current insurance schemes.

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LIC ADO Exam Pattern

The exam pattern is different for Open market category candidates and LIC employees/ agents. The candidates who clear their Mains exams will be invited for an interview. The marks obtained in LIC ADO Mains Exam as well as in LIC ADO Interview will be considered for the final merit listing of candidates.

Exam Pattern for Open Market Category
Section No. of Questions Maximum Marks Duration Medium of exam
Reasoning Ability 35 MCQs 35 20 minutes English Hindi
Numerical Ability 35 MCQs 35 20 minutes English Hindi
English 30 MCQs 30 20 minutes English
Total 100 MCQs 70 1 Hour -

Note: English Language section will be qualifying in nature and its marks will not be counted for the final ranking.

Section No. of Questions Maximum Marks Medium Duration
Reasoning Ability Numerical Ability 50 50 English Hindi 120 minutes
GK, Current Affairs and English Language with Special Emphasis on Grammar and vocabulary 50 50 English Hindi
Insurance and Financial Marketing Awareness with special emphasis on knowledge of Life Insurance and Financial Sector 50 50 English Hindi
Total 150 150 - 2 Hours

Exam Pattern for LIC Agents Employees

The recruitment of LIC ADO 2022 from LIC Agents and LIC Employees will be done through a single-phase Mains Examination.

Agents Exam Pattern
Section No of Questions Maximum Marks Medium of exam Duration
Reasoning Ability Numerical Ability 25 10 English Hindi Composite 120 minutes
General Knowledge, Current Affairs and English Language with Special Emphasis on Grammar and vocabulary 25 15 English Hindi
Elements of Insurance and Marketing of Insurance 50 125 English Hindi
Total 100 150 - 2 Hours

Employees Exam Pattern
Section No of Questions Maximum Marks Medium of exam Duration
Reasoning Ability Numerical Ability 25 25 English Hindi Composite 120 minutes
General Knowledge, Current Affairs and English Language with Special Emphasis on Grammar and vocabulary 25 25 English Hindi
Practice and Principle of Insurance Marketing 50 100 English Hindi
Total 100 150 - 2 Hours

Note: The maximum mark allotted to the LIC ADO Interview is 37 marks.


LIC ADO Cut off

Preliminary Examination Expected Cut Off of 2022 are :- 

Category Reasoning Ability Numerical Ability English Language
UR 18 – 20 marks 18 – 20 marks 10 – 12 marks
OBC 18 – 20 marks 18 – 20 marks 10 – 12 marks
SC 16 – 18 marks 16 – 18 marks 09 – 11 marks
ST 16 – 18 marks 16 – 18 marks 09 – 11 marks
EWS 18 – 20 marks 18 – 20 marks 10 – 12 marks

LIC ADO Qualification

The candidates must have a Bachelor's Degree of a University in India approved for the fellowship of Insurance Institute of India, Mumbai.

LIC ADO How to Apply

After ensuring eligibility, the candidates should keep referring to the official website https://licindia.in/Bottom-Links/careers to know about the application form release. The application process is completely online. Follow the steps to apply:

Step1: Visit the official website of LIC ADO.

Step 2: Go to the careers column of LIC ADO.

Step 3: Click on the link to apply online for LIC ADO.

Step 4: Complete LIC ADO online registration by providing your basic details such as name, contact number, email id, address etc. and click on the save and next button.

Step 5: Upload the photograph signature image within the mentioned dimension.

Dimension 4.5 cm X 3.5 cm
Size of Photographs 20 KB to 50 KB
Size of Signature 10 KB to 20 KB

Note: The photograph must be of passport size with white background. Both the photograph and the signature must be clear and legible. Don't sign in capital letters as it will be rejected after verifying.

Step 6: In the next step, provide your academic details and professional qualification.

Step 7: Submit the application fee.

Step 8: Print the application receipt and keep it safe for future references.

Step 9: After successful LIC ADO application fee payment online application process will be completed. You will be sent an email with your registration ID and password for re-logins.


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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) LIC ADO Exam

Q. What is the Syllabus of LIC ADO Exam?
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