LIC AAO Specialist Recruitment 2020 [Out] – Notification, Vacancy

The Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) has announced the recruitment of  Assistant Administrative Officers (Specialist) for Legal, Rajbhasha, CA, Actuarial, & IT. In this article, we will be discussing detailed LIC AAO Specialist Recruitment 2020 notification.

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It includes information about important dates, exam pattern, eligibility (post-wise), & the selection procedure.

Let’s dive in to read the complete details ahead.

LIC AAO Specialist Recruitment 2020: Exam Postponed

The Preliminary Examination for the Recruitment of Asst Engineers/AA/ AAO (Specialist)- 2020 scheduled for 4th April,2020 is postponed till further instructions. Download Official Notification here


LIC AAO Specialist Recruitment 2020

Important Dates:

  • Online Registration Start Date – 25th Feb 2020
  • Online Registration End Date – 15th March 2020
  • Dates to download Prelims Call Letter – 27th march to 4th April 2020
  • Prelims Exam Date – 4th April 2020
  • Main Exam Date – will be notified later

LIC AAO Specialist Recruitment 2020 – Official Notification PDF

You can download the official notification by clicking on the link below:


How many vacancies are released for LIC AAO Specialist?

A total of 168 vacancies has been announced for the post of AAO in various categories Legal, Rajbhasha, CA, Actuarial, & IT.

AAO (CA) 40
AAO (Actuarial) 30
AAO (Legal) 40
AAO (Rajbhasha) 8
AAO (IT) 50
Total 168

Here is a detailed category-wise distribution of vacancies for all posts:

LIC AAO Specialist recruitment 2020

Who can apply for the LIC AAO Specialist Officer position?

Eligibility Criteria – Post-Wise

The eligibility for LIC AAO Specialist officer for various cadre is as below:

Posts Qualifications Eligibility Experience
AAO (Chartered Accountant) Bachelors Degree from a recognized Indian University/ Institutions and candidates should have passed the final examination of ICAI. The candidate should be an Associate Member of ICAI. Candidates should provide their membership number.
AAO (Actuarial) Bachelors Degree from a recognized Indian University/ Institutions Candidates should compulsorily have passed 6 or more papers of the examination of the Institute of the Actuaries of India/ Institute & Faculty of Actuaries, UK. A membership number will also be verified
AAO (Legal) Bachelors Degree in Law or LLM from a recognized Indian University/Institute 3 years of Bar experience is essential
AAO (Rajbhasha) Post 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
AAO (IT) Graduation degree in Engineering (Computer Science, IT or Electronics), or MCA or MSC (Computer Science) from a recognized Indian University/ Institution.


FAQ – 1) Can I apply for more than 1 post?

Ans:- No, Candidates can apply for only one post. In the case of multiple applications, all the applications of the candidate will be summarily rejected.

LIC AAO Specialist Recruitment – Age Criteria

An applicant should not be below 21 years of age and not above 30 years of age calculated as per the date mentioned in the notification.

Certain age relaxation is also provided by the bank to certain categories of applicants.

  • Minimum Age – 21 years completed as on 01-Feb-2020
  • Maximum Age – 30 years 

(candidates must have been born not earlier than 02.02.1990 and not later than 01.02.1999 both days inclusive only are eligible )

LIC AAO Specialist Recruitment 2020 – Age-Relaxation (Category-Wise)

Following categories will be given age relaxations and they are eligible to apply for the exam including the above criteria and below relaxations:

  • SC/ST – 5 years
  • OBC – 3 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 Employees – 5 years

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How Can I apply for LIC AAO Specialist Recruitment 2020?

The steps to apply for the exam is shared and discussed below. Go through the point before you actually start filling up the form.

Before Applying, have your photo, signature (not capital) scanned, email-id, and mobile number ready.

Directions for Photographs and Signature scanning:

–  photograph (4.5cm × 3.5cm)
– signature (with black ink)
– left thumb impression (on white paper with black or blue ink)
– a handwritten declaration (on a white paper with black ink) (text is given below)

Application Registration

  • To register as a new user, ‘click on the new registrations’ and enter basic details.
  • Your registration number and password will be generated and will be visible on the screen. An Email & SMS indicating the Provisional Registration number and Password will also be sent.
  • After filling all the basic details, click ‘Save & Next’, verify your details before the final submission of the form.
  • Your name, father’s name and mother’s name should be correct in the form.
  • You can then proceed to upload your scanned document.
  • Click preview before hitting the ‘Final Submit’ button. Ensure all the details are properly filled.
  • Click on the payment tab and complete the payment.
  • Click the submit button and you are good to go.

Directions for Fee Payment

  • The payment can be made using Debit card, credit card (RuPay/Visa/Maestro/Mastercard), IMPS, internet banking, wallets.
  • After the completion of payment, e-receipt will be generated.
  • For security reasons, close the window after you complete the payment procedure.
  • If your receipt shows “Payment Failure”, you can log in again and initiate the payment process again.

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LIC AAO Specialist Recruitment 2020 Exam Pattern

LIC AAO will be a 3 tiered recruitment exam. First-round will be prelims followed by mains which will include descriptive English topics.

Although the descriptive English marks will not be calculated in final selection bu tit is of qualifying nature.

LIC AAO Specialist Prelims Exam Pattern

Section Name of the tests Number  of Questions Maximum Marks Duration
1 Reasoning Ability 35 35 20mins
2 English Language with special emphasis on   grammar, vocabulary, and comprehension 30 30** 20mins
3 Quantitative Aptitude 35 35 20mins
Total 100 70 1 hour



  1. ** English Language Test will be of qualifying nature and the marks in the English Language will not be counted for ranking.
  2. Minimum qualifying marks and medium of examination will be shared separately

LIC AAO Specialist Mains Exam Pattern

Section Name  of  the tests Number  of Questions Maximum Marks Duration
1 Reasoning Ability 30 90 40minutes
2 General Knowledge, Current Affairs 30 60 20minutes
3 Professional knowledge 30 90 40minutes
4 Insurance & Financial Market 30 60 20minutes
5 EnglishLanguage (Letter writing &        Essay)/ Legal drafting forAAO(Legal) 2 25 ** 30Minutes
Total 122 325 2 hrs 30 mins


  1. ** Descriptive test of English Language etc. will be of qualifying nature and the marks in the English Language
    will not be counted for ranking.
  2. Minimum qualifying marks and medium of examination will be shared separately

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LIC AAO Specialist Recruitment – Application Fee

  • For SC/ST/ PwBD candidates Intimation Charges of Rs. 85/- +Transaction Charges + GST
  • For all other candidates Application Fee-cum-Intimation Charges of Rs. 700/- + Transaction Charges + GST

What is the Salary of LIC AAO Specialist Officer?

In-hand Gross Salary

Basic pay of Rs. 32795/- per month in the scale of Rs. 32795- 1610(14) –55335– 1745(4) –62315 and other admissible allowances as per rules. Total emoluments at the minimum of the scale inclusive of House Rent Allowance, City Compensatory Allowance, etc wherever admissible depending upon the classification of the city will be approximately Rs 57,000/– per month in ‘A’ Class city.

*A candidate after appointment shall be on probation for a period of one year from the date of joining. This period may be extended up to two years.

LIC AAO Benefits & Perks

Other benefits are Defined Contributory Pension, Gratuity, LTC, Cash Medical Benefit, Group Mediclaim, Group Personal Accident Insurance, Group Insurance, Vehicle Loan (2-wheeler/4 wheeler) as per rules, meal coupon, reimbursement of cost of Briefcase/leather bags, mobile handset, supply of dailies and magazines and tea/coffee, mobile expenses, per rules.

Candidates selected for the post of Assistant Administrative Officers (Chartered Accountant) with two years post qualification work experience on the date of eligibility are eligible for two advance increments.

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LIC AAO Specialist Recruitment 2020 – Preparation Tips

Here are a few tips to kick start your preparations for the AAO Specialist exam:

  • Start your preparations early to stay ahead in the competition. And what better than a free mock test to start with. Register Now & Take A Free Mock Test.
  • Figure out the section that needs more preparation and brush-up. Analyze your mock test performance with Oliveboard’s Analytics platform.
  • Get into the habit of reading starting today. English section is one that could set the performance apart in the exam thus giving you an edge.
  • Focus more on grammar and vocabulary.
  • For quant, start with the section that you could not attempt during the free mock test.
  • Practice questions from topic daily to get the cutting-edge grip over the topic.
  • Take Free topic tests from Oliveboard and practice questions daily.
  • Solve Puzzles and DI on a regular basis to get a strong hand over the topics.
  • Practice concepts and revise regularly to stay in touch and you will be pretty much covered.
  • Practice Mock Tests on a regular basis to strengthen your base.

LIC AAO Specialist – Frequently Asked Questions

Q1) What will be the expected cut off for the LIC AAO Prelims Exam?

Ans:- The cut off will be declared by the LIC authorities post the conduct of the exam. Aso, there will be a sectional and overall cutoff for the LIC AAO exam.

Q2) Does LIC AAO have an Interview?

Ans:- Yes, interviews will be conducted for the recruitment of AAO for the candidates clearing the mains exam.

That brings us to the end of the blog, LIC AAO Specialist Officer recruitment 2020. We have covered all the basic information in the blog. A few other details like detailed vacancies and eligibility criteria will be updated in a short time.

Stay Tuned as we will be updating more relevant information with hand.

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