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LIC ADO Syllabus 2023

The Life Insurance Corporation of India conducts the LIC ADO (Apprentice Development Officer) examination to recruit qualified individuals for the role of ADO. To excel in this exam, it is crucial to understand the syllabus and exam pattern. The syllabus covers topics such as Reasoning Ability, Numerical Ability, General Knowledge, and English Language. The exam follows a two-tier pattern consisting of a Preliminary Exam and a Main Exam. In this blog, we will provide you with the LIC ADO Syllabus 2023 and Exam Pattern.

LIC ADO Exam Pattern

  1. Prelims Exam
  2. Mains Exam
  3. Interview Process

We have mentioned below the detailed exam pattern for the LIC ADO exam.

Prelims Exam Pattern

SNo.SectionsNumber of QuestionsTotal MarksDuration
1.Reasoning353520 minutes
2.Numerical Ability353520 minutes
3.English Language3030**20 minutes
Total10070 60 minutes
  • The preliminary examination will be of objective type in an online mode.
  • Marks scored in the English section will not be counted and it will be only qualifying in nature.

Mains Exam Pattern

SectionsNumber of QuestionsTotal MarksDuration
Reasoning Ability & Numerical Ability5050120 minutes
General Knowledge, Current Affairs and English Language with Special Emphasis on Grammar and vocabulary5050 
Insurance and Financial Marketing Awareness with special emphasis on knowledge of Life Insurance and Financial Sector6060 

For Employee Category

SectionsNumber of QuestionsTotal MarksDuration
Reasoning Ability & Numerical Ability2020120 minutes
General Knowledge, Current Affairs and English Language with Special Emphasis on Grammar and vocabulary2020 
Elements of Insurance and Marketing of Insurance.60120 

For Agents Category

SectionsNumber of QuestionsTotal MarksDuration
Reasoning Ability & Numerical Ability2020120 minutes
General Knowledge, Current Affairs and English Language with Special Emphasis on Grammar and vocabulary2020 
Practice and Principle of Insurance Marketing60120 

Interview Process

Candidates who will qualify for the main examination will be appearing in the interview. In the final merit list, marks obtained in the main examination and interview will be considered. Interviews will be conducted for a total mark of 40.

LIC ADO Syllabus for Prelims Exam

We have mentioned below the detailed syllabus for both the prelims and main examinations for aspiring candidates.

LIC ADO Syllabus – Reasoning

  1. Puzzles
  2. Seating Arrangements
  3. Direction Sense
  4. Blood Relation
  5. Syllogism
  6. Order and Ranking
  7. Coding-Decoding
  8. Machine Input-Output
  9. Inequalities
  10. Alpha-Numeric-Symbol Series
  11. Data Sufficiency
  12. Logical Reasoning

LIC ADO Syllabus – Numerical Ability

  1. Data Interpretation (Bar Graph, Line Chart, Tabular, Caselet, Radar/Web, Pie Chart)
  2. Inequalities (Quadratic Equations)
  3. Number Series
  4. Approximation and Simplification
  5. Data Sufficiency
  6. Miscellaneous Arithmetic Problems (HCF and LCM, Profit and Loss, SI & CI, Problem on Ages, Work and Time, Speed Distance and Time, Probability, Mensuration, Permutation and Combination, Average, Ratio and Proportion, Partnership, Problems on Boats and Stream, Problems on Trains, Mixture and Allegation, Pipes and Cisterns)

LIC ADO Syllabus – English Language

  1. Reading Comprehension
  2. Fillers
  3. Cloze Test
  4. Sentence Errors
  5. Sentence Improvement
  6. Vocabulary based questions
  7. Jumbled Paragraph
  8. Word Usage
  9. Phrase/Connectors
  10. Paragraph-related questions (Para connectors, para completion, para restatement, paragraph inference, para fillers)

LIC ADO Syllabus 2023 for Main Exam

LIC ADO Syllabus – Numerical Ability

  1. Simplification & Approximation
  2. Number Series
  3. Inequality (Quadratic & Quantity based)
  4. Partnership
  5. Ratio & Proportion
  6. Percentage
  7. Mixtures & Allegations
  8. Average & ages
  9. Time and Work
  10. Pipe and Cistern
  11. Simple Interest & Compound Interest
  12. Time & Distance
  13. Boat & stream
  14. Permutation, Combination & Probability
  15. Mensuration (2D&3D)
  16. Data Interpretation ( Bar, line, pie, mixed, missing, arithmetic, case)
  17. Data Sufficiency

LIC ADO Syllabus – Reasoning Ability

  1. Puzzle
  2. Direction sense
  3. Syllogism
  4. Seating Arrangement
  5. Input-Output
  6. Blood Relation
  7. Data Sufficiency
  8. Coding-Decoding
  9. Inequalities
  10. Logical Reasoning((Passage Inference, Statement and Assumption, Statement & Conclusion, Argument, and Cause & Effect)

LIC ADO Syllabus – Financial Awareness

  1. Indian Financial Market
  2. Capital markets and the government
  3. Money Market
  4. stock markets and bond markets
  5. The role of money markets in the financial system
  6. Derivatives markets and private investing
  7. Primary markets and secondary markets
  8. The study of the foreign exchange interbank market
  9. Mutual Funds
  10. Insurance Industry
  11. Regulatory Agencies
  12. Insurance Industry
  13. Special Statutes for Certain Financial Intermediaries
  14. Establishment of FSDC
  15. Financial Stability and Development Council
  16. International Financial Organization

LIC ADO Syllabus – Insurance Market Awareness

  1. Introduction of Insurance
  2. History of Life Insurance
  3. History of General Insurance
  4. Know About IRDAI
  5. Types of Insurance
  6. Indian Insurance Market
  7. ULIP (Unit Linked Insurance Plan
  8. Public Sector Insurance Companies
  9. Glossary of Insurance Terms
  10. Private Sector Insurance Companies
  11. Employment State Insurance Scheme (ESIS)
  12. Abbreviations related to Insurance Industry
  13. Other Important Topics Related to Insurance Awareness
  14. Schemes Related to Insurance (PMFBY, PMJJBY, PMSBY, etc.)
  15. Insurance Current Affairs
  16. Insurance Ombudsman, Bancassurance
  17. Current insurance schemes

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LIC ADO Syllabus 2023 – Frequently Asked Questions

Q.1 What is the total weightage of the LIC ADO Prelims?

Ans. LIC ADO Prelims have a total weightage of 70 marks as English is of qualifying nature.

Q.2 What is the LIC ADO Syllabus 2023?

Ans. Candidates can check the detailed syllabus from this blog.


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