LIC AAO (Generalist) 2016 – FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)

LIC (Life Insurance Corporation of India) has released its notification for the recruitment of AAO (Assistant Administrative Officer)- Generalist. Oliveboard brings you some important details regarding the exam which are most frequently asked by the aspirants.

Q- I have a Master’s degree. Can I apply for the exam?

A- Yes. Anyone with a Bachelor/Master’s degree in any stream from a recognized Indian University/Institution is allowed to apply.

Q- Is there any age limit?

A- Yes, the age limit is 21-30 years. Candidates must have been born not earlier than 02/12/1985 and not later than 01/12/1994 (both days inclusive) only are eligible. This limit is relaxed for reserved candidates. Click here for more details.

Q- How many vacancies are there?

A- There are 700 vacancies, out of which 349 are unreserved. Click here to see the number of reserved vacancies.

Q- Can I apply Offline ?

A- No. Only online application is allowed. Click here to apply online.

Q- What is the salary which I can expect if I get selected?

A- It will be around Rs. 40, 245 per month (including House Rent allowance and City Compensatory allowance)

Q- Is there any bond?

A- Yes. Before joining as a Probationer, candidates will be required to give an undertaking to serve LIC for a minimum period of four years from the date of joining (including probationary period) failing which, he/she will be liable to pay Rs.200,000/-only (Rupees Two Lakhs only) .

Q- When is the last date to apply?

A- January 5th, 2016. The exam will be conducted on March 5th, 6th and 13th 2016.

Q- What is the syllabus and the pattern of the exam?

A- There will be 5 sections- Reasoning Ability, Quantitative Aptitude, General Knowledge, Computer Knowledge (30 questions each) and English Language test (40 questions). You will get 2 hours (120 minutes) for these 160 questions. Please note that the English Language test is of qualifying nature and the marks in English Language will not be counted for ranking.

Q- What is the marking pattern? Is there any negative marking?

A- Each question will carry 1 mark (Total- 300 marks) and 1/4th of a mark will be deducted for every wrong answer.

Q- Will there be any Sectional Cut-Off ?

A- Yes. The candidate must pass each section individually. The cut off marks shall be decided by LIC.

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