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LIC AAO Syllabus as per New Exam Pattern – Check Here

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The Life Insurance Corporation (LIC) has recently released the LIC AAO 2019 Notification. The Notification has announced 590 LIC Assistant Administration Officer vacancies for multiple departments (Generalist/ IT/ Chartered Accountant/ Actuarial/ Rajbhasha). The Online Preliminary exam is scheduled to be held on 4th and 5th of May 2019. As there isn’t much time given for exam, you need to start preparing for it from now onwards. The first step to start preparing for any exam should be to understand its exam pattern and syllabus. This year, LIC has introduced some major changes in the LIC AAO exam pattern. To help you understand them, we’re providing you the detailed LIC AAO Syllabus as per the latest exam pattern. 

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LIC AAO Exam Pattern – Prelims

Section Name of the tests No. of Questions Maximum



of Exam

Minimum Qualifying Marks Duration
SC/ST Others
1 Reasoning Ability 35 35 English     & Hindi 16 18 20 minutes
2 Quantitative Aptitude 35 35 English     & Hindi 16 18 20 minutes
3 English Language with special emphasis on grammar, vocabulary and comprehension 30 30** English 9 10 20 minutes
Total 100 70 1 hour

** English Language test will be of qualifying nature and the marks in the English Language will not be counted for ranking.

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LIC AAO Main Exam Pattern of AAO (Generalist)

Section Name of the tests Number of Questions Maximum Marks Medium of Exam Minimum Qualifying Marks Duration (Total


Others 120


1 Reasoning Ability 30 90 English & Hindi


40 45 40 minutes
2 General Knowledge, Current Affairs 30 60 English & Hindi


27 30 20 minutes
3 Data Analysis and Interpretation 30 90 English & Hindi


40 45 40 minutes
4 Insurance and Financial Market Awareness 30 60 English & Hindi 27 30 20 minutes
Total 120 300 2 hours
5 English Language (Letter writing & Essay) 2 25 ** English 9 10 30 Minutes

LIC AAO Syllabus – Prelims 2019

I. LIC AAO Syllabus – Reasoning Ability

  • Alpha-numeric/Alphabetical Series
  • Analogy
  • Analytical Reasoning
  • Blood Relations
  • Coding Decoding
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Direction Sense
  • Inequality
  • Input-Output
  • Odd one out
  • Puzzles & Seating Arrangement
  • Ranking
  • Syllogism
  • Statement and Conclusion
  • Statement-Course of Action

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II. LIC AAO Syllabus – Quantitative Aptitude

  • Average
  • Data interpretation
  • Data Sufficiency
  • L.C.M. and H.C.F.
  • Mathematical Inequality
  • Mixture and allegation
  • Number Series/Number System
  • Percentage
  • Profit and loss
  • Problems on Age
  • Ratio and Proportion
  • Simple and compound interest
  • Simplification and Approximation
  • Speed, time and distance; Train, Boat and Stream, etc.
  • Time and work

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III. LIC AAO Syllabus – English Language

  • Error Spotting
  • Cloze Test
  • Fillers – Single, Double, etc.
  • Grammar (verb, prepositions, adverbs, articles, tenses etc.),
  • Misspelt Words
  • Odd one out
  • One Word Substitution
  • Parajumbles
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Sentence Completion
  • Sentence Improvement
  • Sentence Rearrangement
  • Synonyms/Antonyms

LIC AAO Syllabus – Data Analysis and Interpretation

  • DI: Charts and Graphs – Line Graph, Bar Graph, Pie Chart, Mixed DI
  • Caselets
  • Tabular DI
  • Data Sufficiency

LIC AAO Syllabus  – General Knowledge and Current Affairs

Questions relating to India and its Neighboring Countries pertaining to History, Culture, Geography, Economics, General Polity, Scientific
Research, Science – Inventions and Discoveries, Insurance etc.

Current Affairs (National and International)

  • Major Financial / Economic News
  • Budget and Five Year Plans
  • Sports
  • Books and Authors
  • Awards and Honors
  • Abbreviations
  • Important Days
  • International and National Organizations are some related topics

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LIC AAO Syllabus: Insurance and Financial market

Financial Awareness:

  • Banking and Finance
  • Banking/Financial Terms
  • Banking Committees
  • Budget 2019
  • Financial Terms, for eg. GDP, GNP, MIBOR, etc.
  • International Financial Institutions
  • Schemes

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Insurance Awareness:

  • Bancassurance
  • History- IRDA
  • Important Insurance Acts
  • Insurance Sector – Basics
  • Insurance Terms
  • Insurance Companies – Names, Headquarters, Taglines, etc
  • Insurance Abbreviations
  • Insurance Products and Plans
  • Schemes

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LIC AAO English Language – Descriptive Paper

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LIC AAO Mock Test by Oliveboard

Oliveboard, the Online Learning Portal, provides LIC AAO Mock Test Series to help candidates clear the exam in first attempt. The Test series includes LIC AAO Prelims and Mains Mocks, topic tests, sectional tests, 200+ Video lessons, GK Supplement, etc. Oliveboard provides the facility to take LIC Mock Test in Hindi as well as in English on both Mobile App and PC. Following are the details of the LIC AAO Mock Test Series provided by Oliveboard.

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That is all from us in this LIC AAO Exam Syllabus blog. We hope you have properly noted down all the above-mentioned topics for each section of the LIC AAO 2019 – Prelims and Main Exam. Please ensure that you are aware of your strong and weak topics from the above list. If not then identify them by giving a free mock test for LIC AAO Exam now.

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