LIC ADO Mains Exam Analysis 2019: 11th August

| Updated On September 9th, 2019 at 03:11 pm

LIC ADO Mains 2019 Exam is over now and its time for its exam analysis and review. If you are wondering that what was the level of LIC ADO Mains exam and what can be the expected LIC ADO Cut Off then keep on reading because in this article we going to discuss the in-depth analysis of LIC ADO Mains.
LIC in 2019 released 8581 vacancies approximately, and this was a good opportunity for all govt. job aspirants and the Mains examination is Phase-II of LIC ADO 2019 Recruitment. In the LIC ADO Main exam, there is a slightly different exam pattern than other banking and insurance sector exams.

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LIC ADO Mains 2019 Exam Pattern

The LIC ADO Main 2019 exam was an online objective test with a composite time duration of 120 minutes and three sections
  • Reasoning Ability & Numerical Ability- 50 Questions
  • General Knowledge, Current Affairs and English Language with Special Emphasis on Grammar and vocabulary- 50 Questions
  • Insurance and Financial Marketing Awareness with special emphasis on knowledge of Life Insurance and Financial Sector- 50 Questions


LIC ADO Mains Exam: Overall Analysis

The level of the LIC ADO Mains exam was of an Easy to Moderate level.
Reasoning Ability & Numerical Ability 41 – 46
General Knowledge, Current Affairs and English Language 39 – 43
Insurance and Financial Marketing Awareness 37 – 41
TOTAL 123 – 130

Reasoning Ability & Numerical Ability (Easy)

This examination has a totally different pattern where Reasoning and Numerical Ability are in one section. This section had 50 questions and there was no sectional timing in this exam. As per the analysis shared by students who have appeared for LIC ADO Main 2019 exam, the level of questions in this section was Easy overall. All the questions of Reasoning and Quant were jumbled and appeared in a random order
If we analyse the reasoning part first, the level of questions related to reasoning was Easy. There were a total of 4 sets of puzzles and seating arrangement of the following types:
  • Box based Puzzle- 6 boxes & no. of fruits 
  • Day based Puzzle- Mon-Sat, 6 Persons, 6 cities
  • Circular Seating Arrangement- 7 people, different places
  • Linear Seating Arrangement with Blood Relation- 6-7 people facing north


If we analyse the Numerical Ability section then, there were around 18-20 questions from Numerical ability in this section. Reasoning related questions covered the majority of this section. There were a total of 2 sets of Data Interpretation and Analysis of the following types:
  • Pie Chart
  • Tabular DI
Topic No. of Questions Level
Puzzles & Seating Arrangement 20 Easy-Moderate
Direction Sence 3 Easy
Inequality 4 Easy
Syllogism 3 Easy
Alphabet Based 1 Easy
Data Interpretation 10 Easy-Moderate
Approximation 5 Easy
SI & CI 1 Easy
Profit & Loss 1 Easy-Moderate
Percentage 1 Easy
Problem on Ages 1 Easy
Total 50 Moderate

General Knowledge, Current Affairs and English Language (Easy-Moderate)

This section had almost a 50-50 ratio of GA and English Language. The level of the questions related to the English Language was Easy to Moderate, as nothing out of the box was reported by aspirants who have appeared for this examination. There was only 1 set of Reading Comprehension with 5 questions. The theme of the passage in RC was related to an article on electronic vehicles.
If we divide General Awareness and Current Affairs in this section then CA covered a good proportion with near about 15 questions related to Current Affairs. Aspirants reported that there was no clear cut division between the GA/CA portion and the English Language portion. All the questions were mixed randomly.
Topic No. of Questions Level
Reading Comprehension 5 Moderate
Phrase Replacement 4 Easy
Error Detection 5 Easy-Moderate
Identifying the inappropriate word  4 Easy
Sentence Completion (column-based format) 5 Easy-Moderate
Word Usage  3 Easy
Cloze Test 5 Easy
Current Affairs 15 Easy
Banking Awareness 2 Easy
Static Awareness 2 Easy
Total 50 Easy-Moderate

Insurance and Financial Marketing Awareness (Moderate)

The level of this section was Moderate compared to the other two sections in this examination. If you compare the questions asked in this section of LIC ADO exam vs LIC AAO exam’s Financial awareness, this was more doable and the questions were less lengthy and confusing. As per the review shared by many aspirants, who have appeared for LIC ADO Mains exam following were some topics of Financial Awareness from which questions were asked in this exam:
  • ULIP
  • LIC Act
  • Policy & Maturity Period
  • LIC Ombudsman
  • Term Insurance


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