LIC AAO Prelims Exam Analysis
LIC Assistant Administrative Officers (AAO) is one of the most sought-after recruitments in the insurance industry. Several aspirants are burning candles at both ends to get a seat for themselves in this prestigious insurance/banking company. 04th May is the first phase of this exam, i.e., (Phase-I) Prelims. Many students appeared for this exam and the competition will be very tough this time. Therefore, it is necessary that one gets aware about the type of questions asked in the exam so that you get an idea about how to plan your strategy to attempt the questions in the exam and manage your time accordingly.
This year there is the sectional timing of 20 minutes in the Prelims Exam, it’s important for all insurance/banking aspirants to go through the review once. Exam analysis and review can help the aspirants who are yet to appear in upcoming shifts of LIC AAO Prelims to get an idea of the difficulty level and expected the pattern of questions in Quantitative Aptitude, Reasoning Ability, and English Language sections. The examination held in this shift was of Easy to Moderate level. The order of occurrence of sections was the English Language, Quantitative Aptitude and Reasoning Ability.
LIC AAO Exam Analysis: Section-wise Analysis
|Total||51-57 (Reasoning Ability + Quantitative Aptitude)||60|
*English Language section is qualifying in nature and the marks in English Language will not be counted for ranking. So, marks of English language section will not be taken into account for calculating Good Attempts.
The order of occurrence of each section was as follows:
- Reasoning Ability
- Quantitative Aptitude
- English Language
Quantitative Aptitude (Moderate)
The level of Quantitative Aptitude section was Moderate because 06 questions were based on word problems (Miscellaneous). There were 3 sets of DIs namely:
- Bar Chart (Bat, Ball)
- Pie Chart (Boys, Girls)
- Caselet (Ratio of A:B:C)
|Topic||No. of Questions||Level|
|Missing Number Series||05||Moderate|
|Quantity1: Quantity 2||03||Easy-Moderate|
|Arithmetic Word Problems (Profit and Loss, Problem on Age, probability, SI & CI, LCM/HCF, etc)||07||Easy-Moderate|
NOTE: Minimum qualifying marks in Quantitative Aptitude section is 18 (16 for SC/ST).
*English Language (Easy-Moderate)
English section was easy. There was one set of Reading Comprehension with 8 questions out of which 1 question was based on Vocabulary. The passage of the RC was based on Workplace pressure on employees
|Topic||No. of Questions||Level|
|Error Detection (Sentence Based)||03||Easy|
*The English Language section is qualifying in nature and the marks in English Language will not be counted for ranking. Minimum qualifying marks is 10 (9 for SC/ST).
Reasoning Ability (Easy-Moderate)
The level of reasoning section was also Easy. There were 5 sets of puzzles and Seating Arrangement, following are the types
- Sitting Arrangement (7 people, 1 variable)
- Box Puzzle (6 people)
- Day-based Puzzle (Monay to Sunday)
- Floor Based Puzzle (8 people)
- Uncertain people (24 people)
|Topics||No. of Questions||Level|
|Puzzles and Seating Arrangement||22||Easy-Moderate|
NOTE: Minimum qualifying marks in Reasoning Ability section is 18 (16 for SC/ST).
Keep calm and be confident and you’ll surely do well in the exam!