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LIC Assistant Mains Exam Analysis 2019 – Shift 1 & 2

LIC Assistant Mains Exam Analysis

The Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) conducted the prelims phase of the LIC Assistant examination on 30th and 31st October 2019 for the recruitment of more than 7500 vacant assistant positions. With a slight delay in the result announcement for prelims phase, LIC got things back on track with the announcement of the mains exam date as 22nd Dec 2019, which is today. In this blog, we will be bringing LIC Assistant Mains Exam Analysis 2019 for a better understanding of the paper pattern, difficulty level and types of questions asked in the paper. So without any further ado, let us start with the blog.

LIC Assistant Mains Exam Analysis – Exam Pattern

Let’s have a look at the exam pattern prior to going for the analysis of today’s exam:-

LIC Assistant 2019 – Main Exam Pattern (East, South and South Central Divisions)

Name of Tests No. of Questions Maximum Marks Medium of Exam Minimum Qualifying Marks Duration
SC/ST Others
General/Financial Awareness
50 50 English & Hindi 18 20 35 minutes
General English 40 40 English 14 16 35 minutes
Quantitative Aptitude
50 50 English & Hindi 18 20 40 minutes
Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude
60 60 English & Hindi 22 24 40 minutes
Total 200 200 2 Hours 30 Minutes

*1/4 Negative Marking

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LIC Assistant 2019 – Main Exam Pattern (North, West, Central, East Central, North Central Divisions)

Name of Tests No. of Questions Maximum Marks Medium of Exam Minimum Qualifying Marks Duration
SC/ST Others
General/Financial Awareness
40 40 English & Hindi 14 16 30 minutes
General English 40 40 English 14 16 30 minutes
Quantitative Aptitude
40 40 English & Hindi 14 16 30 minutes
Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude
40 40 English & Hindi 14 16 30 minutes
Hindi Language 40 40 Hindi 14 16 30 Minutes
Total 200 200 2 Hours 30 Minutes

*1/4 Negative Marking

LIC Assistant Mains Exam Analysis – Slot-Wise Difficulty

For (North, West, Central, East Central, North Central Divisions)

SLOT – 1

Over Difficulty level – Easy to Moderate

LIC Assistant Mains Exam Analysis – Section-Wise Analysis

General Awareness (Easy To Moderate)

General Awareness section in the LIC exam includes the questions related to the insurance sector’s current affairs and also the current affairs for the last 3 months from the date of examinations are taken into consideration most of the time.

  • Insurance Based Qs: 2 questions
  • Current Affairs: 20 questions

The rest of the questions were from Dynamic and static GK including.

Types Of Questions:

  1. Player Associated with Cashless Team India? – MS Dhoni
  2. Company Associated with cashless Team India? – Mastercard
  3. MoSarkar Scheme was launched by which state? – Odisha
  4. Dharma Guardian exercise between?
  5. Floating Nuclear Power Plant – Russia
  6. What is the capital requirement for Small Finance Bank to set up payments bank? – 200 crore
  7. National Innovation Index was topped by which state? – Karnataka
  8. What is Rytu Bharosa?
  9. World’s 12th Richest State?
  10. Question on Pradhan mantri jan Dhan Yojna?
  11. What does R stand for in CIRP?
  12. Where is IFSC Headquarters?
  13. Where was Coffee Conference held?
  14. Who has been appointed as the 39th BCCI President?

General English (Easy)

This section stood at a very easy level as compared to other sections. English section comprised of as usual reading comprehension, cloze test, Fillers, etc.

  • Reading Comprehension(work-life balance based): 10 questions (Direct ques.+ Synonyms/ Antonyms)
  • Cloze Test – 5 questions
  • Error Detection – 5 questions
  • fillers – 5 questions
  • Match The Column – 5 questions
  • Misc. – 10 questions

Quantitative Aptitude (moderate level)

  • Approximations: 5 questions
  • Inequality: 5 questions
  • Data Sufficiency: 5 questions
  • Arithmetic Based Questions (Ratio+ Time & Work + Train):  10 questions
  • Data Interpretations(Tabular+Bar Graph+ Double Pie Chart): 15 questions

Reasoning & Computer Aptitude(Easy)

  • Syllogism: 5 questions
  • Inequality: 5 questions
  • Coding-Decoding (New Pattern): 5 questions
  • Puzzle(Box based): 10 questions
  • Linear Seating Arrangement: 5 questions
  • Circular Seating Arrangement: 5 questions
  • Machine Input/Output: 5 questions

SLOT – 2

Over Difficulty level – Easy to Moderate

LIC Assistant Mains Exam Analysis – Section-Wise Analysis

General Awareness

  • Insurance Based: 15 questions
  • Current Affairs: 20 questions
  • Finance related: all the remaining questions

Types of questions:

  1. Question-related to Smriti Mandhana & Jasprit Bumrah?
  2. Who is the CEO of NVIDIA?

General English (Easy Level)

  • Reading Comprehension (Finance Based): 10 questions
  • Cloze Test: 5 questions
  • Word Swapping: 5 questions
  • Error Detection: 5 questions
  • Match The Column: 5 questions
  • Para jumble: 5-6 questions
  • Triple Fillers: 4-5 questions

Quantitative Aptitude (Easy-Moderate Level)

  • Data Interpretations (Table DI+ Line Graph): 15 questions
  • Quadratic Equations: 5 questions
  • Data Sufficiency: 5 questions
  • Arithmetic Problems: 15 questions

Reasoning & Computer Aptitude (Easy Level)

  • Blood Relations: 3 questions
  • Coded Inequality: 5 questions
  • Syllogism: 5 questions
  • Machine Input/Output: 5 questions
  • Puzzle: 5 questions
  • Arrangements (Linear + Seating): 10 questions
  • Series(Alphanumeric): 3 questions
  • Misc.: 4 questions

Following is the Exam analysis for (East, South and South Central Divisions):

SLOT 2:

Overall Difficulty level – Moderate

English Section:

  • Match the Following: 4 questions
  • Correct Usage of words: 5 questions
  • Para jumbles: 5 questions
  • Correct Order: 5 questions
  • Fillers: 6 questions
  • Phrase replacement: 6 questions
  • Reading Comprehension: 9 questions

Quantitative Aptitude:

  • Caselet: 5 questions
  • Pie chart: 5 questions
  • Table DI: 6 questions
  • Line Graph: 6 questions
  • Data Sufficiency: 5 questions
  • Quadratic Equations: 5 questions
  • Approximation: 6 questions
  • Misc.: 12 questions

Reasoning & Computer Aptitude

  • Syllogism: 4 questions
  • Data Sufficiency: 5 questions
  • Coded Inequality: 5 questions
  • Coding-Decoding: 5 questions
  • Input/Output: 4 questions
  • Data Interpretations(Grid-based, Dates based, Square-based, linear rows): 20 questions
  • Misc.: 15 questions

General Awareness:

Insurance-based: 20-25 questions

Remaining questions were from current affairs mostly from October 2019 month. Abbreviations in static gk based on insurance terms.

 

That is all from us in this blog for LIC Assistant Mains Exam Analysis 2019; we hope you liked the slotwise and section-wise analysis for the mains exam. Please stay tuned for more updates.

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