LIC AAO and AE Syllabus 2020:The Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) this year is recruiting Assistant Administrative Officer (AAO) & Assistant Engineer (AE) to fill in 200+ vacancies. The recruitment notice was released on the official website licindia.in and the preliminary exam which was sheduled to take place on 4 April was postponed due to coronavirus outreak in the country. This has also given students ample amount of time to prepare for the exam, so do check out LIC AAO and AE Syllabus given below.

LIC AAO Syllabus and LIC AE Syllabus for Prelims

Reasoning Ability:

  • Puzzles
  • Seating Arrangements
  • Direction Sense
  • Blood Relation
  • Syllogism
  • Order and Ranking
  • Coding-Decoding
  • Inequalities
  • Alpha-Numeric-Symbol Series
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Logical Reasoning (Passage Inference, Statement and Assumption, Statement & Conclusion, Argument and Cause & Effect)

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Quantitative Aptitude:

  • Data Interpretation (Bar Graph, Line Chart, Tabular, Caselet, Pie Chart)
  • Inequalities (Quadratic Equations)
  • Number Series
  • Approximation and Simplification
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Miscellaneous Arithmetic Problems (HCF and LCM, Profit and Loss, SI & CI, Problem on Ages, Work and Time, Speed Distance and Time, Probability, Mensuration, Permutation and Combination, Average, Ratio and Proportion, Partnership, Problems on Boats and Stream, Problems on Trains, Mixture and Allegation, Pipes and Cisterns).
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English Language with special emphasis on grammar, vocabulary and comprehension:

  • Reading Comprehension
  • Cloze Test
  • Fillers
  • Sentence Errors
  • Vocabulary based questions
  • Sentence Improvement
  • Jumbled Paragraph
  • Word Usage
  • Phrase/Connectors
  • Paragraph related question (Para connectors, para completion, para restatement, paragraph inference, para fillers)

Note: LIC AAO & AE 2020 mains syllabus will be updated in due course.

LIC AAO & AE 2020: Exam Pattern

The selection procedure of LIC AAO & Assistant Engineer is a three-tier process:

  • Preliminary Exam – Phase I
  • Mains Exam – Phase II
  • Interview
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LIC AAO Exam Pattern For Prelims Exam

Sr. No. Subjects No of Question Maximum Marks Duration Medium of Exam Minimum Qualifying Marks
1. Quantitative Aptitude 35 35 20 minutes Hindi/English SC/ST/PwBD-16Others- 18
2. Reasoning Ability 35 35 20 minutes Hindi/English SC/ST/PwBD-16Others- 18
3. English Language with special emphasis on grammar, vocabulary and comprehension 30### 30 20 minutes English SC/ST/PwBD-09Others- 10
Total 100 100 60 minutes    


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English Language test will be of qualifying nature and the marks in English Language will not be counted for ranking.

Candidates equal to 20 times of number of vacancies in each category, subject to availability, will be shortlisted for Main examination.

LIC AAO & AE 2020 Mains Exam Pattern 

S.No. Sections Number of questions Marks Time (Minutes) Medium of Exam Minimum Qualifying Marks
1. Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude 30 90 40 Hindi/English SC/ST/PwBD- 40
Others- 45
2. General
Knowledge,
Current
Affairs
30 60 20 Hindi/English SC/ST/PwBD- 27
Others- 30
3. Professional
knowledge
30 90 40 Hindi/English SC/ST/PwBD- 40
Others- 45
4. Insurance and Financial Market Awareness 30 60 20 Hindi/English SC/ST/PwBD- 27
Others- 30
Total 120 300 120 Minutes    
5. English Language (Letter writing & Essay)/ Legal drafting for AAO (Legal) 2 25## 30 English SC/ST/PwBD- 9
Others- 10

##Descriptive test of English Language etc. will be of qualifying nature and the marks in English Language will not be counted for ranking.

LIC AAO & AE 2020: Interview

Candidates who will qualify LIC AAO & AE Mains 2020 will have to appear for the final round i.e. Interview. Marks obtained in Main examination plus marks obtained in interview will be considered for final merit listing.

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Frequently Asked questions:

Q. What are the important Quantitative Aptitude topics  for LIC AAO And AE 2020?

Ans. Data Interpretation, Arithmetic, Number series, Simplification & Approximation etc.

Q. When is the Prelims for LIC AAO And AE 2020 is scheduled?

Ans. Earlier the Prelims for LIC AAO And AE 2020 was scheduled to be held on 4th April 2020 but due to coronavirus the exam is postpone and exam date is yet to be announced soon.

Q. Is there any normalization of marks in LIC AAO exam?

Ans. Any competitive exam which is conducted in more than one shift all over India have normalization.

Q. What are important topics from the reasoning ability section?

Ans. Direction Test, Puzzles and Seating Arrangement, Syllogism, Input-Output, Inequality, Blood Relation.

Q. What are the qualifying marks for the mains examination?

Ans. The  qualifying marks for the mains examination is 160 out of 325

Q. What are the qualifying marks for the Prelims examination?

Ans. The qualifying marks for the Prelims examination is 46 out of 100.

LIC AAO & AE Apply Online 2020: The Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) has finally released the notification for the much awaited recruitment for the post of  Administrative Officer (AAO) & Assistant Engineer (AE). The number of vacancies notified by the LIC for AAO is 168 and for AE is 50. Candidates can apply online for LIC AAO and AE before 15th March 2020 at the official website licindia.in. This is one of the best opportunity for students who want to pursue their career in banking and Insurance sector. With the right strategy and approach you can easily clear this exam. So, Buckle up and get yourself ready to ace this exam.

The direct link to apply for LIC AAO & AE is given below. Interested candidates can go through the eligibility criteria form the LIC AAO/AE official notification 2020 & subsequently apply online.

Click Here To Apply Online

LIC AAO & AE 2020: Timeline

Commencement of online application: 25th February 2020
Closure of online application: 15th March 2020
Phase I Admit Card Download Link: 27th March to 4th April 2020
Date of preliminary exam (Phase I) – 4th April 2020
Date of mains exam (Phase II) – will be informed later

LIC AAO & AE 2020: How to Apply Online

  • Go to the official website of Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC).
  • Click on the CAREERS section.
  • Click on “Recruitment of Asst Engineers/ AAO (Specialist)- 2020“.
  • Carefully read the instructions & Select “Apply Online” link.
  • Enter your details. Do cross check all the personal information.
  • Alternatively, you can CLICK HERE to apply online directly.


LIC AAO & AE 2020: Steps To Apply Online

STEP 1: Click on the direct Apply Online Link mentioned above. Register your account by clicking on “Click Here For New Registration”.

STEP 2: Input your Basic Information (Name, Mobile no, Email ID)

Step 3: Upload Photo & Signature. Candidates should scan:
– photograph (4.5cm × 3.5cm)
– signature (with black ink)
– left thumb impression (on white paper with black or blue ink)
– a hand written declaration (on a white paper with black ink)

STEP 4: Enter Details carefully like Category, Post Applied For, DOB etc.

STEP 5: Enter Your Academic Details including percentage of marks & date of passing.

STEP 6: Preview Your Application Form Carefully.

STEP 7: Upload Left Thumb Impression & Hand Written Declaration.

STEP 8: Enter the security code & click submit. You will be directed to the payment gateway page.

LIC AAO & AE 2020 Application Fee

For UR/OBC Category- Rs. 700 + GST + Transaction Charges
For SC/ST/PwD category- Rs. 85 + GST + Transaction Charges

LIC AAO & AE Selection Process

The selection process of LIC AAO & AE consists of three stages:

  • Preliminary (Phase I) – Preliminary Examination
  • Mains Phase II – Mains Examination
  • Interview

LIC AAO & AE Phase I exam will consist of three sections i.e. Quantitative Aptitude, Reasoning Ability & English Language (Qualifying in nature). The maximum marks will be 100.  The LIC AAO & AE Phase II exam will consist of 4 objective & 1 subjective section.

LIC AAO Apply Online: Frequently Asked Questions

Q1. When is the last date to apply online for LIC AAO and AE 2020 recruitment?
You can apply online on or before 15 March 2020 for LIC AAO and Assistant Engineers recruitment.

Q2. When the online examination will take place for LIC AAO recruitment?
The online prelims exam will be held on 4th April 2020 and the date of the online Main exam is not yet declared by the organisation.

Q3. How much is fees to apply for LIC AAO 2020 Exam?
For UR/OBC Category- Rs. 700 + GST + Transaction Charges
For SC/ST/PwD category- Rs. 85 + GST + Transaction Charges.

Q4. What are the sizes of photograph and signature images required to upload in the online application for LIC AAO?
The photo should be of these dimensions-4.5cm × 3.5cm and the signature should be with black ink on white paper.

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Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) has released 218 vacancies of Assistant Administrative Officer (AAO) & Assistant Engineer (AE) in the year 2020. This is a golden opportunity for all the candidates who couldn’t make through in 2019 exams as LIC has given another chance to showcase your talent.

The LIC 2020 vacancies are released in various disciplines like:

  • AAO (CA)
  • AAO (Legal)
  • AAO (Actuarial)
  • AAO (Rajbhasha)
  • AAO (IT)
  • AE (Civil)
  • AE (Electrical)
  • AA (Architect)
  • AE (Structural)
  • AE (Electrical/Mechanical MEP Engineers)

The preliminary exam (Phase I) will be held on 4th April 2020. So, less than 40 days are left for the examination. Wondering how to start your preparation for LIC AAO & AE prelims 2020? Read the complete article get complete guidance about LIC AAO & AE prelims exam preparation.

How To Start Your Preparation?

The Phase I exam of LIC AAO & AE 2020 is common for all the disciplines. The online examination will consists of three sections:

  • Reasoning Ability
  • Quantitative Aptitude
  • English Language with special emphasis on grammar, vocabulary and comprehension

If English language section haunts you then don’t worry as english language section is qualifying in nature & the marks scored in english section will not be counted for merit.

Reasoning Ability Section:

The reasoning ability section will consist of 35 marks & 18 marks is the minimum qualifying marks. Here are some of the tips which will help you to ace reasoning ability section:

  • Since 50% questions will be asked from Puzzle & seating arrangement topic, practice atleast 3-5 puzzles daily taking into account all the types like Month Based Puzzle, Circular Seating Arrangement, Linear Seating Arrangement, Box Based Puzzle, Floor based Puzzle etc.
  • Practice random topics like syllogism, inequality, direction sense, alphabet, order & ranking etc.
  • Focus on speed & accuracy. Try to attempt as many mocks as you can.

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Quantitative Aptitude Section:

The Quantitative Aptitude section will consist of 35 marks & 18 marks is the minimum qualifying marks. Here are some of the tips which will help you to ace quantitative aptitude section:

  • Since 30-45% questions will be asked from Data Interpretation. Practice basic arithmetic concepts & 2-4 DIs daily taking into account all types like Tabular DI, pie chart, bar chart, caselet etc.
  • According to LIC AAO exam analysis 2019, more than 10 questions have been asked from arithmetic section. So practice basic concepts of profit/loss, probability, SI/CI, problem on ages etc.
  • Try to learn shortcut tips & tricks of simplification, quadratic equation, approximation, inequality etc.

English Language Section:

The English Language section is qualifying in nature. But, it should not be taken casually as minimum 10 marks are required to qualify english language section. Here are some of the tips which will help you to ace english language section:

  • Read english basic grammar concepts with special focus on vocabulary.
  • Out of 30 questions, around 10 questions will be asked from Reading Comprehension. So practice 2-3 sets of RCs on a regular basis. This will help you to increase your information retention power.
  • If your favourite section is english language, then focus on the other two sections. If this section haunts you, make sure to devote sufficient so that you are able to clear the cut-off easily.

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LIC AAO/AE Eligibility Criteria 2020: The Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) released 200+ vacancies for various disciplines of Assistant Administrative Officer (AAO) & Assistant Engineer (AE). The vacancies with respect to disciplines under both the posts is as follows:

Assistant Engineer (AE)
Post/Discipline Total Vacancies
AE (Civil) 29
AE (Electrical) 10
A.A(Architect) 04
AE (Structural) 04
AE (Electrical/Mechanical – MEP Engineers) 03
Assistant Administrative Officer (AAO)
Post/Discipline Total Vacancies
AAO (CA) 40
AAO (Actuarial) 30
AAO (Legal) 40
AAO (Rajbhasha) 08
AAO (IT) 50

In this post, we will provide prominent details like Eligibility Criteria of all the posts, Exam timeline etc.

LIC AAO/AE 2020: Exam Timeline

Commencement of online application: 25th February 2020
Closure of online application: 15th March 2020
Phase I Admit Card Download Link: 27th March to 4th April 2020
Date of preliminary exam (Phase I) – 4th April 2020
Date of mains exam (Phase II) – will be informed later

LIC AAO/AE 2020: Educational Qualification

The educational qualification of all the disciplines is given below. Candidates are required to read the academic eligbility criteria carefully before applying.

Assistant Engineer (AE)
Post/Discipline Educational Qualification
AE (Civil) B.Tech/B.E. (Civil) from an AICTE recognized Indian University/Institution. Candidate should have a minimum three years working experience in planning and execution of multi storied building projects with all required infrastructure.
AE (Electrical) B.Tech/B.E. (Electrical) from an AICTE recognized Indian University/Institution. Candidate should have a minimum three years working experience in planning and execution of multi storied building projects with all required infrastructure.
A.A(Architect) B. Arch. from a recognized Indian University/Institution. Candidate should be registered with Council of Architecture and possess a minimum of three years experience in designing of all types of buildings with allied services. Candidate should also be well versed with green building design requirements and application of AutoCAD software and / or similar type software.
AE (Structural) M. Tech / M.E. (Structural) from an AICTE recognized Indian University/ Institution. Candidate should be well versed with structural design of high rise building with the foundation system. He/she should be familiar with various standards of BIS pertaining to structural design and Foundation design and must be experienced in handling of structural engineering software like ETABS, STAAD etc. Candidates applying for the post must possess minimum one year hands on experience in the area.
AE (Electrical/Mechanical – MEP Engineers) B. Tech./ B.E. (Mechanical/ Electrical) from an AICTE recognized Indian University/Institution. Candidate should have a minimum three years experience in planning and execution of Plumbing / Piping / HVAC system, Lift & Fire Fighting system, Electrical Sub-station in multi storied buildings.
Assistant Administrative Officer (AAO)
Post/Discipline Educational Qualification
AAO (Chartered Accountant)  Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized Indian University/Institution and Candidates should have passed Final Examination of Institute of Chartered Accountant and completion of Articles as presented by Institute of Chartered Accountant. The candidate should be Associate member of Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. Candidates should provide their membership number and the same will be verified with Institute of Chartered Accountants of India.
AAO (Actuarial) Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline from a recognized Indian University/Institution and Candidates should have compulsorily passed 6 or more papers of the examination conducted by the Institute of Actuaries of India / Institute and Faculty of Actuaries, UK. as on the date of eligibility i.e. 1st February, 2020. Candidates should provide their membership number and the same will be verified with Institute of Actuaries of India / Institute and Faculty of Actuaries, UK.
AAO (Legal) Bachelor’s degree in Law or LLM from a recognized
Indian University/Institution. Three years Bar experience is essential.
AAO (Rajbhasha) Post Graduate Master’s Degree in Hindi/Hindi translation with English as one of the subjects at Bachelor’s Degree level
OR
Post Graduate Master’s Degree in English with Hindi as one of the subjects at Bachelor’s degree level
OR
Post Graduate Master’s Degree in Sanskrit with English and Hindi as subjects at Bachelor’s degree level.
AAO (IT) Graduation degree in Engineering (Computer Science, IT or Electronics), or MCA or MSC (Computer Science) from a recognized Indian University/ Institution.

LIC AAO/AE 2020: Age Limit

The minimum & maximum age limitwith respect to the date 1st February 2020 is as follows:

Minimum age limit: 21 Years
Maximum age limit: 30 Years

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