The application procedure of the LIC Apprentice Development Officers (ADO) 2019 recruitment ended on June 9. The LIC would be conducting the ADO 2019 Prelims Exam on 6 & 13 July 2019. It is the right time for the candidates to start the preparations for the LIC ADO 2019 Preliminary Test. Before beginning with the preparations, candidates must gain the complete knowledge of LIC ADO 2019 exam pattern and syllabus.
Candidates those who qualify in the LIC ADO 2019 Prelims Exam will be eligible to apply for the LIC ADO Mains Exam which will be conducted on August 10, 2019. The LIC ADO Recruitment 2019 is open for Open Market Candidates as well as candidates working as Employees and Agents in the Life Insurance Corporation. The exam pattern is also different for all the three categories.
LIC ADO 2019 Exam Pattern for Open Market Category
The exam pattern of LIC ADO 2019 recruitment for Open Market Category candidates includes two phases – Preliminary & Mains. Both the exams will be Objective in nature and will be conducted online.
|LIC ADO Prelims 2019|
|Section||No. of Questions||Maximum Marks||Duration||Medium of exam|
|Reasoning Ability||35 MCQs||35||20 minutes||English & Hindi|
|Numerical Ability||35 MCQs||35||20 minutes||English & Hindi|
|English||30 MCQs||30||20 minutes||English|
|Total||100 MCQs||70||1 Hour||–|
|Note: English Language section will be qualifying in nature and its marks will not be counted for final ranking.|
LIC ADO Mains 2019
|Section||No. of Questions||Maximum Marks||Medium||Duration|
|Reasoning Ability & Numerical Ability||50||50||English & Hindi||120 minutes|
|GK, Current Affairs and English Language with Special Emphasis on Grammar and vocabulary||50||50||English & Hindi|
|Insurance and Financial Marketing Awareness with special emphasis on knowledge of Life Insurance and Financial Sector||50||50||English & Hindi|
LIC ADO 2019 Exam Pattern for LIC Agents & Employees
The recruitment of LIC ADO 2019 from LIC Agents and LIC Employees will be done through single phase Mains Examination.
|Exam Pattern for LIC Agents|
|Section||No of Questions||Maximum Marks||Medium of exam||Duration|
|Reasoning Ability & Numerical Ability||25||10||English & Hindi||Composite 120 minutes|
|General Knowledge, Current Affairs and English Language with Special Emphasis on Grammar and vocabulary||25||15||English & Hindi|
|Elements of Insurance and Marketing of Insurance||50||125||English & Hindi|
|Exam Pattern for LIC Employees|
No of Questions
|Maximum Marks||Medium of exam||Duration|
|Reasoning Ability & Numerical Ability||25||25||English & Hindi||Composite 120 minutes|
|General Knowledge, Current Affairs and English Language with Special Emphasis on Grammar and vocabulary||25||25||English & Hindi|
|Practice and Principle of Insurance Marketing||50||100||English & Hindi|
Interview: Marks obtained by the candidate in the Mains Examination will be considered for his or her shortlisting in the Interview and the marks obtained in Main Examination as well as in Interview will be considered for final merit listing of candidates.
Note: Maximum Interview marks are 37.
LIC ADO Syllabus
Reasoning Ability: Mathematical Reasoning, Linear and Circular Sitting Arrangements, Syllogism, Puzzles, Blood Relations, Alphabet Series, Coding-Decoding, Statements and Conclusions, Distance and Direction, Statements and Arguments, Clocks and Calendars, Number Series, Data Interpretation, Decision Making, Mirror Images
Numerical Ability: Number System, Profit and Loss, Time and Distance, Simplification & Approximation, Number Series, Inequality, Ratio & Proportion, Pipe and Cistern, Partnership, Percentage, Mixtures & Allegations, Average & ages, Time and Work, Simple Interest & Compound Interest, Boat & stream, Permutation, Combination & Probability, Mensuration, Data Interpretation (Bar, line, pie, mixed, missing, arithmetic, caselet), Data Sufficiency.
English Language: Singular-Plural, Fill in the Blanks, Antonyms and Synonyms, Reading Comprehension, Cloze Test, Sentence Errors, Phrases and Idioms, Vocabulary based questions, Subject-Verb Agreement, Sentence Improvement, Jumbled Paragraph, Word Usage, Passage Completion, Passage restatement, Passage inference, Passage fillers
GK & Current Affairs: Important Days, Books and Authors, History of India, Geography, Indian Economics, Indian Constitution, Countries, Capitals, and Currencies, National and International Organizations, Awards, Honors and Recognition, Science and Technology, Inventions and Discoveries, Financial Institutions – National and International, Finance, Budget, and Five Year Plans, Current Affairs – National and International, Indian Politics, etc.
Insurance Marketing: Introduction of Insurance, History of Life Insurance, History of General Insurance, Know About IRDAI, Types of Insurance, : Indian Insurance Market, ULIP (Unit Linked Insurance Plan, Public Sector Insurance Companies, Private Sector Insurance Companies, Glossary of Insurance Terms, Abbreviations related to Insurance Industry, Employment State Insurance Scheme (ESIS), Schemes Related to Insurance (PMFBY, PMJJBY, PMSBY etc.), Other Important Topics Related to Insurance Awareness, Insurance Current Affairs, Insurance Ombudsman, Bancassurance, Current insurance schemes.
Plan a proper schedule to prepare for the Prelims Exam as per the aforementioned syllabus and topics. Solving LIC ADO Previous Years Papers could be of great help for candidates to know their weak as well as strong areas. Preparation and practice goes hand in hand. So, prepare well and ace the LIC ADO 2019 exam in one go.