LIC AAO 2019 Exam Pattern, Date for LIC AAO

LIC AAO Exam Pattern

LIC AAO is counted among the most respected and lucrative jobs. The notification for LIC AAO 2019 just got released after making the aspirants wait for a long break of two years.To be able to fare well in an examination as tough and important as LIC AAO, it is extremely necessary to collect all information related to the examination. The LIC AAO 2019 Examination will be in a new form as far as the exam pattern is concerned. There are a few changes in the LIC AAO 2019 Exam.

This year, LIC AAO examination will have a three tier process, unlike in the previous years:

  • Prelims (Preliminary)
  • Mains
  • Interview

English in the Prelims exam will only be qualifying in nature.

LIC has already mentioned the minimum & maximum marks for each subject.

LIC AAO 2019 (Phase I) Prelims Exam Pattern

The LIC AAO 2019 Prelims examination will be an online objective test consisting of three subjects / tests: English Language, Quantitative Aptitude, Reasoning Ability. All the sections will be allotted sectional timings of 20 minutes each where Quantitative Aptitude & Reasoning Ability will be allotted 35 marks each and English will be qualifying in nature. Therefore, the total marks will be considered 70 marks where the total number of questions will be 100.

Sl.NoName of TestNo. of QuestionsMarksDuration
1. Quantitative Aptitude 35 35 20 Minutes
2. Reasoning Ability 35 35 20 Minutes
3. English Language 30 30* 20 Minutes
 Total100701 hour

For every incorrect answer, the candidate will be charged a penalty of 0.25 marks, which means that for one wrong attempt, you will be charge one-fourth of the marks allotted to that question.

As soon as the LIC AAO 2019 Prelims exam will be over, LIC will soon release the results and further start the downloading of admit cards. Therefore, all candidates should keep in mind that they won’t be having much time for preparation for the LIC AAO Mains examination, thus they should be well-prepared in advance. The Mains Examination will be having four subjects which will vary according to the post.The LIC AAO Mains exam is expected to be held on 28th June. The LIC AAO Mains will consist of some changes with respect to the number of subjects in each job post. All the sections will be separately timed.

LIC AAO 2019 (Generalist) Mains Exam Pattern:

LIC AAO Mains Exam for Generalists will also be an online objective test consisting of four sections: Insurance & Financial Market Awareness, Data Analysis & Interpretation, Reasoning Ability and General Knowledge & Current Affairs. An additional ‘English Descriptive Test’ will also be there after the objective test is completed. All the candidates are supposed to give this test of writing skills of 30 minutes duration. Therefore, the complete time duration of the examination will be 2 hours 30 minutes and the total marks will be 300.

The details of the exam pattern are as follows:

Name of TestsNo. of QuestionsMaximum MarksMedium of ExamMinimum Qualifying MarksDuration
SC/STOthers
Reasoning Ability 30 90 English & Hindi 40 45 40 minutes
General Knowledge & Current Affairs 30 60 English & Hindi 27 30 20 minutes
Data Analysis & Interpretation 30 90 English & Hindi 40 45 40 minutes
Insurance & Financial Market Awareness 30 60 English & Hindi 27 30 20 minutes
Total120300   2 Hours
English Language (Letter Writing & Essay) 2 25 English 9 10 30 Minutes

LIC AAO 2019 (IT/Chartered Accountant/Actuarial) Mains Exam Pattern

The LIC AAO 2019 (IT/Chartered Accountant/Actuarial) Mains Exam will also consists of four subjects. The only difference in this one will be the test of Professional Knowledge’ in place of General Awareness. The ‘Descriptive English Test’ will remain the same. The total marks will remain 300 and the total number of questions will also remain 120.

Name of TestsNo. of QuestionsMaximum MarksMedium of ExamMinimum Qualifying MarksDuration
SC/STOthers
Reasoning Ability 30 90 English & Hindi 40 45 40 minutes
Professional Knowledge 30 60 English & Hindi 27 30 20 minutes
Data Analysis & Interpretation 30 90 English & Hindi 40 45 40 minutes
Insurance & Financial Market Awareness 30 60 English & Hindi 27 30 20 minutes
Total120300   2 Hours
English Language (Letter Writing & Essay) 2 25 English 9 10 30 Minutes

LIC AAO 2019 (Rajbhasha) Mains Exam Pattern

The LIC AAO 2019 (Rajbhasha) Mains Exam pattern will also be similar to other posts’ pattern, except a change in one of the subjects. Here, the test for Data Analysis & Interpretation is replaced by General Knowledge & Current Affairs.

Name of TestsNo. of QuestionsMaximum MarksMedium of ExamMinimum Qualifying MarksDuration
SC/STOthers
Reasoning Ability 30 90 English & Hindi 40 45 40 minutes
General Knowledge & Current Affairs 30 60 English & Hindi 27 30 20 minutes
Professional Knowledge 30 90 English & Hindi 40 45 40 minutes
Insurance & Financial Market Awareness 30 60 English & Hindi 27 30 20 minutes
Total120300   2 Hours
Knowledge of Language (Descriptive) 2 25 Hindi 9 10 30 Minutes

* Important Note: The Descriptive test of English Language in the Mains examinations for all posts will only be of qualifying nature and will not be counted for ranking purpose.

LIC AAO 2019 Phase – III: Personal Interview

After the LIC AAO 2019 Prelims & Mains Examinations are over, the selected candidates will have to appear for the Personal Interview. The candidates will have to face an interview board where they can be asked personal questions along with some general awareness questions to test the overall knowledge.