LIC Assistant Exam pattern

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 2020 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
Total10010060 minutes

LIC Assistant 2020 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

LIC Assistant 2020 – Main Exam Pattern (North, West, Central, East Central, North Central Divisions)

LIC Assistant 2020 Exam for North, West, Central, East Central, North Central Divisions will consist of five sections: Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude, General/Financial Awareness, Quantitative Aptitude, General English & Hindi Language. This exam will also consist of 200 questions with 200 marks. The number of questions and marks will be the same for all the sections and there will be sectional timings in all the sections.

  • There will be negative marking of 1/4th marks in the exam.
  • Total time available will be 2 hours 30 minutes.
  • The minimum qualifying marks have been mentioned by LIC for all the sections for these zones too.
S.No.SectionsNo. of QuestionsTotal MarksDuration
1. Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude 60 60 40 minutes
2. General/ Financial Awareness 50 50 35 minutes
3. Quantitative Aptitude 50 50 40 minutes
4. General English 40 40 35 minutes
Total 200 200 2 Hours 30 Minutes

Marks obtained in the preliminary stage will not be counted for the final merit.Final merit will be based on the marks obtained in the mains but a candidate is required to obtain a minimum cut off marks in an individual section and overall as decided by the LIC. A penalty of 0.25 or ¼ th is there for every wrong answer.Questions unattempted will not attract any penalty.After the final merit a candidate will be called for medical examination which he/she has to pass  to be appointed as LIC Assistant.Further a candidate should we well versed in the local language ie he/she should br able to read and write from where he/she is applying.