LIC Assistant Prelims 2019 – Exam Analysis & Review (31st October 2019, Slot III)

The third shift of LIC Assistant Prelims 2019 exam 31st October 2019 is over now. As today is the second day of LIC Assistant Prelims exam, students who are going to appear in next couple of shifts must be waiting for the exam analysis and detailed review. The pattern and level of examination conducted in 3rd shift of 31st October 2019 is identical to all the shifts of 30th October 2019.

As LIC Assistant Prelims Exam first shift is already over, here is the complete LIC Assistant Prelims 2019 exam analysis and review of the exam held on 31st October 2019 3rd Shift. Check the section wise analysis and overall good attempt for today’s shift.

LIC Assistant Prelims Exam Analysis 2019 : Overall  Exam Analysis (Shift – III, 31st October 2019)

The preliminary exam for LIC Assistant Prelims 2019 was conducted online and had 100 questions for 60 minutes. Candidates have to manage those 60 minutes (20 minutes for each section) themselves while dealing with three sections- Reasoning (35 Ques), Quantitative Aptitude (35 Ques), and English (30 Ques).

The order of occurrence in LIC Assistant Prelims 2019 (Shift – 2) was as follows:

  • English Language/Hindi Language
  • Quantitative Aptitude
  • Reasoning Ability
Subject Good Attempt Time (in min.)
**English Language/Hindi Language 12 (Qualifying) 20 minutes
Reasoning Ability 28-33 20 minutes
Quantitative Aptitude 26-30 20 minutes
Total 60-64 (out of 70) 60 minutes


**English Language/Hindi Language is qualifying in nature. As mentioned in the official notification, a candidate has to secure a minimum 12 marks (Qualifying in nature)

English Language (Easy-Moderate)

The level of English Language was Easy-Moderate. The reading comprehension was based on a story of two brothers – Karma & Dharma. Out of 10 questions 2 questions were based on Vocab & 1 question was based on filler.

Topics No. of Questions Level
Reading Comprehension 08 Easy-Moderate
Parajumbles 05 Easy
Spelling Mistake 05 Easy-Moderate
Error Detection 05 Easy
Sentence Rearrangement 02 Easy
Single Word Filler 05 Easy
Total 30 Easy-Moderate


Quantitative Aptitude (Easy-Moderate)

The level of quantitative aptitude was Easy-Moderate. There was set of DI asked.

Tabular DI (3 Cars Alto, Mercedes & Audi with respect to production in 4 years)

Topic No. Of questions Level
DI 05 Easy-Moderate
Simplification 10 Easy
Missing Number Series 05 Easy
Miscellaneous 15 Moderate
Total 35 Easy-Moderate


Reasoning Ability (Easy-Moderate)

There were 4 sets of Puzzles and Seating Arrangement which are given below:-

  • Circular Seating Arrangement (8 people)
  • Linear Seating Arrangement (uncertain number of people)
  • Box Based Puzzle (8 Boxes)
  • Month Based Puzzle (events & months)
Topics No. of Questions Level
 Direction Sense 04 Easy
Puzzle and Seating Arrangement 19 Easy-Moderate
Alphanumeric Series 05 Easy-Moderate
Inequality 05 Easy
Alphabet Based 01 Easy
Coding-Decoding 01 Easy
Total 35 Easy-Moderate

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