LIC ADO Exam Pattern

LIC ADO Exam Pattern 2019, Get Detailed Paper Pattern & Marking Scheme For LIC ADO 2019

LIC ADO Exam Pattern 2019: Detailed Paper Pattern & Marking Scheme For LIC ADO

LIC ADO Exam Pattern 2019: Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) invites applications from eligible candidates for the recruitment of Apprentice Development Officers. As the LIC ADO Recruitment Notification is out and the tentative exam dates for the exams declared (Prelims: 6th & 13th July 2019 and Mains: 10th August 2019), aspiring candidates must start their preparation for the exam. To start with your LIC ADO preparation, you should know the LIC ADO exam pattern 2019. The LIC ADO Preliminary exam is scheduled to be held on 6th and 13th July 2019, while the LIC ADO Mains exam  will be held on 10th August 2019. This article is intended to help you all know about LIC ADO Exam Pattern 2019.

LIC ADO Exam Pattern 2019: Important information

Name of the Exam LIC ADO 2019
Conducting Authority Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC)
Purpose Recruitment of LIC Apprentice Development Officer (ADO)
Number of Vacancies 8581 (Approximate)
Application Mode Online
Number of Phases Three (Online Test, Interview, Medical Examination)
Exam Mode Online
Type of Questions Objective
Official Website licindia.in

LIC ADO Exam Pattern 2019

Selection of candidates will be made on the basis of online test followed by an Interview of those who qualify in the online test and subsequent pre-recruitment Medical examination.

It is to be noted that applicants for LIC ADO 2019 can fall under the following categories:

  1. Employee Category: Individuals who are full-time, salaried employees of LIC (in Class III)
  2. Agents Category: Individuals who work as agents under LIC
  3. Open Market Category: All other candidates

As you can see, the recruitment process of LIC ADO involves three stages:

  1. Online Test
  2. Interview
  3. Medical Exam

The Online Test for candidates from Open Market category has two phases – Prelims and Mains. On the other hand, the Online Test for Employee category and Agents category has only one phase – Main.

Let us now look into the details of LIC ADO exam pattern for all phases.

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LIC ADO Exam Pattern For Open Market Category

The online test for Open Market category consists of 2 phases- Prelims and Mains. The LIC ADO exam pattern for both these phases are given below:

Phase I: Prelims

The Prelims is objective in nature. There are three sections in this phase having separate timings. The Reasoning and Numerical Ability sections will be in both English & Hindi.

Sections No. of Questions/Maximum Marks Time Duration
Reasoning Ability 35/35 20 minutes
Numerical Ability 35/35 20 minutes
English 30/30** 20 minutes
Total 100/70 60 minutes or 1 hour

** English Language section is qualifying in nature and the marks obtained in this section will not be counted for ranking.

Phase II: Mains

The Mains examination is also objective in nature. It consists of 3 sections. Each section carries 50 questions and each question carries 1 mark. The medium of exam for all the sections is English and Hindi. The composite time duration for all the 3 sections is 120 minutes.

Sections No. of Questions/Maximum Marks Time Duration
Reasoning Ability and Numerical Ability 50/50 Composite time of 120 minutes
General Knowledge, Current Affairs and English Language with special emphasis on grammar and vocabulary 50/50
Insurance and Financial Marketing Awareness with special emphasis on knowledge of Life Insurance and Financial Sector 50/50
Total 150/150

LIC ADO Exam Pattern For Agents & Employee Category

The LIC Apprentice Development Officer online exam for Agents and Employee categories has only one phase – Mains. This exam will be conducted in the online mode and will be objective in nature. The total marks for this section is 150.

Agents Category

The LIC ADO exam pattern for this category comprises 3 sections. It has a total of 150 questions. The exam is conducted bilingually (English and Hindi) and the time duration is 120 minutes.

Sections No. of Questions/Maximum Marks Time Duration
Reasoning Ability & Numerical Ability 25/10 Composite time of 120 minutes
General Knowledge, Current Affairs and English Language 25/15
Elements of Insurance and Marketing of Insurance 50/125
Total 150/150

Employee Category

The LIC ADO exam pattern for Employee Category also has 3 sections. This exam consists of a total of 150 questions with each question carrying 1 mark. It is conducted bilingually, i.e. in English and Hindi. The composite time duration for all the three sections is 120 minutes.

Sections No. of Questions/Maximum Marks Time Duration
Reasoning Ability & Numerical Ability 25/25 Composite time of 120 minutes
General Knowledge, Current Affairs and English Language 25/25
Practice and Principle of Insurance Marketing 50/100
Total 150/150
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LIC ADO Exam Pattern 2019: LIC ADO Interview

Only those candidates who obtain the minimum qualifying marks (both sectional and overall) in the Mains will be called for the interview process. Based on the number of vacancies, LIC reserves the right to fix the eligibility standards so as to restrict the applicants to be called for the interview and also decided on the minimum qualifying marks to qualify the interview round. The maximum marks for interview is 37.

LIC ADO Exam Pattern 2019: Medical Examination

LIC will conduct medical examination so as to check the fitness of the shortlisted candidates. Only those candidates who are found fit after the medical examination will be appointed as Apprentice Development Officer.

Important Links

APPLY ONLINE REGISTRATION LINK RegistrationLogin
OFFICIAL NOTIFICATION DOWNLOAD HERE
Official Website Click Here

LIC ADO Admit Card

The LIC ADO admit card for the Prelims exam will be made available from 29th June 2019. We will update the direct link to download the LIC ADO admit card as soon as it is out on the official site.

LIC ADO Result

After the completion of LIC ADO Prelims exam, the exam conducting authority LIC will announce the result. Candidates who will clear the Prelims exam will then appear for the LIC ADO Mains exam. We will update the direct link to check the status of your result as soon as it is out.

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