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LIC Assistant Exam Notification

LIC or Life Insurance Corporation is a statutory corporation which came into existence on 1st September 1956. LIC headquarter is in Mumbai and it is the largest insurance company in India.

LIC will release the official notification to fill vacancies for LIC Assistant in their respective zones soon. The detailed notification can be downloaded from the LIC official website.This page contains all the details of the exam dates , selection procedure , exam pattern and syllabus and every minute details that a candidate must be aware of.

LIC Assistant Exam pattern

LIC Assistant  Exam consists of two stages- preliminary and mains  with different time allocation for each section. There will be section- wise and overall cutoff.Marks obtained in the Numerical Ability and Reasoning Ability will decide a candidate call for the mains provided he/she obtained a minimum qualifying marks in the English Language /Hindi Language. There will be no interview. 

LIC Assistant 2021 Prelims Exam pattern

LIC Assistant preliminary is the first stage for further selection procedure.  heLIC Assistant prelims consist of three sections-English Language/Hindi Language,Numerical Ability and Reasoning Ability.Each section have a specified time limit with certain number of question.Further details are given in the table-

S.NoSectionsNo. of QuestionsTotal MarksDuration
1. Reasoning Ability 35 35 20 minutes
2. Numerical Ability 35 35 20 minutes
3. English Language / Hindi Language 30 30 20 minutes
Total 100 100 60 minutes

LIC Assistant 2021 Mains Exam pattern

The Second stage for the LIC Assistant exam  is the mains which consist of five sections-General English,Quantitative Aptitude,Reasoning and Computer Aptitude,Hindi Language and General Awareness with separate timings for each section.Further details about timing and question can be get from below-

Name of TestsNo. of QuestionsMaximum MarksMedium of ExamDuration
General/Financial Awareness 40 40 English & Hindi 30 minutes
General English 40 40 English 30 minutes
Quantitative Aptitude 40 40 English & Hindi 30 minutes
Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude 40 40 English & Hindi 30 minutes
Hindi Language 40 40 Hindi 30 Minutes
Total 200 200   2 Hours 30 Minutes


 After the release of the LIC Notification it is necessary to check whether a candidate is eligible for filling the LIC Assistant online application form. The eligibility criteria - education qualification , age and other details of the LIC Assistant Exam is mentioned below-

LIC Assistant Educational Criteria

To be eligible for filling the LIC Assistant Exam form, candidate is required to possess a Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline from any recognized university. Further there is some educational relaxation for ex-servicemen. The detailed educational criteria for LIC Assistant exam 2021 can be inferred from the table below-

CategoryEducational Qualification
Others Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline from a recognized Indian University/Institution
For Ex-Servicemen
  • HSC (10+2+3 pattern): who have put in atleast 10 years service.
  • Matric: who have put in atleast 15 Years service
  • Non-matric: 15 years service + Indian Army special certificate exam or corresponding examination in Air Force and Navy

LIC Assistant Age criteria

For filling LIC Assistant 2021 a candidate should be a citizen of India and should not be less than 18 years and more than 30 years as on  the mentioned date. Before a candidate applies for LIC Assistant 2021 Exam, he/she should be aware of the complete eligibility criteria. The official notification of LIC Assistant Exam mentions the complete criteria with the educational qualification & age. The candidate can refer to the table given below for further details-

PostAge Criteria
LIC Assistant Should not be less than 18 years of age and not more than 30 years

LIC Assistant Age Relaxation

LIC provides an additional age relaxation facility to some reserved categories. The relaxation is on the upper age limit of the candidates. Categories like SC/ST/OBC etc are included and will be eligible for this relaxation. The relaxation years vary among all the reserved categories. The table below provides the details-

CategoryAge Relaxation
SC/ST 5 years
OBC 3 years
PWD (Gen) 10 years
PWD (SC/ST) 15 years
PWD (OBC) 13 years
LIC Employees Further Relaxation of 5 years
EX-SERVICEMEN Actual Period of service in the Defence Services plus 3 years subject to maximum age limit of 45 years. (In case of Disabled Ex-Servicemen belonging to SC/ST/OBC, maximum age limit of 50 years for SC/ST and 48 years for OBC is allowed

LIC Assistant Exam Dates

LIC  will release the tentative schedule for the objective type online mode examination in its official notification. Dates for the second stage ie mains may or may not be announced in the notification. For any change in the LIC Assistant examination date candidates are advised to visit the official website regularly.

LIC Assistant 2021 Exam Dates

LIC Assistant EventsLIC Assistant Exam Dates
LIC Assistant Notification Released on To be notified later
Commencement of on-line registration of application To be notified later
Closure of registration of application To be notified later
LIC Assistant Prelims Admit card To be notified later
LIC Assistant Prelims Exam Dates To be notified later
LIC Assistant Mains Exam Dates To be notified later

LIC Assistant Salary

A candidate appointed as LIC Assistant will have a basic pay starting from Rs 14435.The total gross emoluments approximately amount to Rs 30,000.Besides this other perks like house rent allowance,city allowance ,medical benefits etc are applicable.

LIC Assistant Pay Scale: 11435-840(1) -15275 – 915(2) – 17105 – 1030(5) – 22255 – 1195(2) – 24645 – 1455(3) – 29010 -1510(2) – 32030– 1610(5) – 40080.

Basic Pay: Rupees 14435/- per month

Gross Monthly emoluments: Rupees 30,000 approx 

Along with this an LIC Assistant is eligible to various other allowances such as House Rent Allowance, City Compensatory Allowance(CCA), Dearness Allowance(DA), Lunch allowance, Insurance Allowance and Defined Contributory pension, Gratuity, LTC. 

LIC Assistant Syllabus

An exam syllabus plays a very important role in one’s preparation so a candidate should be well versed with the syllabus.Syllabus for both mains and prelims  of LIC Assistant are the same. Only the difficulty level and the number of questions are different.LIC Assistant exam will be conducted in two phases-preliminary and mains.The detailed syllabus is mentioned below-

LIC Assistant Prelims Exam Syllabus

LIC Assistant 2021 Exam first phase is the Prelims.  This is the first step towards selection.The most important part  in the LIC Assistant exam preparation for preliminary is collecting details related to the syllabus.This exam page of LIC Assistant have all the necessary details of the LIC Assistant which will help a candidate to ace his/her preparation.

English LanguageQuantitative AptitudeReasoning
Synonyms Percentages Analogy
Homonyms Ratio and proportion Classification
Antonyms Spelling Averages Word formation
Word formation Mixture and allegation Statement and conclusions
Idioms and phrases Time and work Speed, Syllogism
Fill in the suitable words distance and time Statement and assumptions
Grammar Stocks and shares Statement and arguments
Spotting errors Partnership Coding decoding
Sentence correction Clocks Blood relations
Active/ passive voice Volume and surface Area Passage and conclusions
Phrases and idioms Logarithms Alphabet test Series test Number, ranking and time sequence
Direct and indirect speech Permutation and combinations Direction sense test
Reading Comprehension Simple and compound interest Figure Series
Passage completion Equations Decision-making test
Theme detection Probability Input/output,Assertion and reasoning
Deriving conclusion Trigonometry Sitting arrangement
Rearrangement of passage Profit, loss and discount Odd figure out
  Mensuration Data Interpretation
  Elements of algebra Analogy Series test
    Miscellaneous test

LIC Assistant Mains Exam Syllabus

LIC Assistant  Mains is the second stage which will be held in online mode.It consist of specified number of questions for different sections with separate sectional timings.Candidates need to qualify in each section. All the section are same but it is mentioned in the official notification that English Language is for East,South and South Central zones and English and Hindi Language for North,West,Central,East Central and North Central zones. Further details given below

English LanguageQuantitative AptitudeReasoningGeneral Awareness/ Financial AwarenessHindi Language
Synonyms Percentages Analogy Banking Terms गद्यांश में रिक्त स्थानों की पूर्ति
Homonyms Ratio and proportion Classification Abbreviations and Economic terminologies पाठ बोधन
Antonyms Averages Word formation Overview of Indian Financial System पर्यायवाची/विलोमार्थी
Spelling Mixture and allegation Statement and conclusions History of Indian Banking System अकार्थी शब्द
Word formation Time and work Speed, distance and time Syllogism Statement and arguments Recent credit and monetary policies हिंदी व्याकरण पर आधारित प्रश्न
Idioms and phrases Stocks and shares  Coding decoding - Passage and conclusions Awards and Honors वाक्य सुधार
Fill in the suitable words Partnership Alphabet test Series test Number, ranking and time sequence General History त्रुटी चयन
Grammar Blood relations Direction sense test Geography  
Spotting errors Volume and surface Area Decision-making test Biology  
Sentence correction Height and Distances Figure series Physics  
Active/ passive voice Logarithms Permutation and combinations Input/output, Chemistry  
Phrases and idioms Simple and compound interest Assertion and reasoning Important Days and Dates  
Direct and indirect Equations Sitting arrangement Important Government Schemes on capital & money market  
speech Reading Probability Odd figure out Introduction to national financial institutions like RBI, SEBI, IRDA, FSDC etc.  
Comprehension Passage completion Trigonometry Data Interpretation Introdcution to International organisations like IMF, World Bank, ADB, UN etc.  
Theme detection Profit, loss and discount Analogy Series test Current affairs related to national and international issues of last 6 months  
Deriving conclusion Mensuration Miscellaneous test    
Rearrangement of passage Elements of algebra    

LIC Assistant Vacancy

LIC will release the official notification for Assistant posts soon. It will be a golden chance for all the aspirants who aspire to start their career in LIC. The vacancy will be released zone wise and under each zone some states are covered.

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