LIC Assistant

LIC Assistant Exam Highlights

LIC Assistant is a central government exam, there is huge competition for this job. So candidates must have a proper preparation plan to crack the LIC Assistant Exam and the candidates who are planning to apply for this exam, must know the LIC Assistant Syllabus, Exam Pattern and complete Selection Process. In this segment, we will provide you with all the necessary information regarding LIC Assistant Syllabus for Prelims and Mains.

Exam Notification

Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) releases LIC Assistant Recruitment Notification for the recruitment of Clerical Staff including Cashier, Single Window operator, Customer Service Executive etc. in different offices of LIC every year.  Official notification contains all the relevant information regarding this exam like, eligibility criteria, age limit, nationality etc.

Exam Pattern

Selection of LIC Assistant 2019 Exam will be conducted through a two tier process (Prelims+Mains) and subsequent Pre-recruitment Medical examination. Before getting into the details of LIC Assistant Syllabus, let’s have an overview of stages of LIC Assistant examination:

  • Phase 1 – Prelims Exam
  • Phase 2 – Mains Exam
  • Phase 3 – Pre-Recruitment Medical Examination

Phase 1 – Prelims Exam Pattern

The LIC Assistant preliminary examination will be conducted in online mode. The  time duration of this exam is 1 hour or 60 mintues.

It consists of 3 sections with a total of 100 questions and maximum score of 100 marks.

There will be no negative marking in LIC Assistant prelims exam.

English/Hindi Language test will be of qualifying nature and marks in Language section will not be counted for ranking. The section-wise details are given below:

Sections No. of Questions Total Marks Duration
Reasoning Ability
35
35
20 Minutes
Numerical Ability
35
35
20 Minutes
English Language / Hindi Language
30
30
20 Minutes

Total

100

100

60 Minutes

Mains Exam Pattern

The LIC Assistant Mains exam is also conducted online, it has 5 sections with a total score of 200 marks and total duration of time is 150 minutes.

There will be negative marks for wrong answers in mains examination and ¼ marks will be deducted for each wrong answer.

Sections No. of Questions Total Marks Duration Minimum Qualifying Marks (SC/ST/PwBD) Minimum Qualifying Marks (Others)
Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude
40
40
30 Minutes
14
16
General/ Financial Awareness
40
40
30 Minutes
14
16
Quantitative Aptitude
40
40
40 Minutes
14
16
English Language
40
40
30 Minutes
14
16
Hindi Language
40
40
30 Minutes
14
16

Total

200

200

160 Minutes

Note :The marks obtained in the Preliminary Examination (Phase I) will not be added for the selection and only the marks obtained by a candidate in Mains Examination (Phase II) will be counted for final selection.

LIC Assistant qualification

Educational Qualification

Bachelor’s Degree (10+2+3 pattern) in any discipline from a recognized Indian University/ Institution.

Age Criteria

Minimum Age shall be 18 years and maximum not be more than 30 years.

Age relaxation

Relaxations in upper age limit for Scheduled Caste (SC)/Scheduled Tribe(ST)/Other Backward Community(OBC)/ Ex-Servicemen/Persons with Benchmark Disabilities (PwBD) /Confirmed LIC employees shall be as under :

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

Cut-Off

Cut-off      

Expected LIC Assistant Cut-off

Category LIC Assistant Expected Cut-off Marks
General
58-62
OBC
57-61
SC
42-48
ST
40-47

Minimum Qualifying Marks for Prelims

Category LIC Assistant Expected Cut-off Marks Minimum Qualifying Marks: General/OBC/EWS - SC/ST/PwD
English/Hindi Language (Qualifying)
30
12 - 11
Numerical Ability
35
14 - 13
Reasoning Ability
35
14 - 13

Total

28 - 26

Sections No. of Questions Total Marks Duration Minimum Qualifying Marks (SC/ST/PwBD) Minimum Qualifying Marks (Others)
Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude
40
40
30 Minutes
14
16
General/ Financial Awareness
40
40
30 Minutes
14
16
Quantitative Aptitude
40
40
40 Minutes
14
16
English Language
40
40
30 Minutes
14
16
Hindi Language
40
40
30 Minutes
14
16

Total

200

200

160 Minutes

LIC Assistant Syllabus

Prelims Exam Syllabus

You can check the detailed syllabus for LIC Assistant 2019 Prelims Exam below:

Numerical Ability Syllabus Reasoning Ability Syllabus English Language Syllabus Hindi Language Syllabus
Approximation, Data Interpretation, Data Sufficiency, Number Series, Quadratic Equations, Quantity Based Questions, Simplification
Series, Coding-Decoding, Data Sufficiency, Inequality, Number Series, Puzzles, Sitting Arrangement, Syllogism
Error Detection, Fill in the Blanks, Para jumbles, Reading Comprehension, Cloze test, Error Correction, Error Detection
हिंदी व्याकरण पर आधारित प्रश्न, वाक्य सुधार, त्रुटी चयन, गद्यांश में रिक्त स्थानों की पूर्ति, पाठ बोधन, पर्यायवाची/विलोमार्थी, अकार्थी शब्द

Mains Exam Syllabus

  1. Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude

Statement based Questions, Series, Syllogism, Seating Arrangement, Coding-Decoding, Alpha Numeric Series, Puzzles, Seating Arrangement, Blood Relation, Analogy, Odd One Out.

  1. Quantitative Aptitude

Data Interpretation, Time and Work, Speed, Distance and Time, Number Series, Approximation, Simple Interest and Compound Interest, Profit and Loss, Average, Mixture and Allegations.

  1. General/Financial Awareness

Recent credit and monetary policies, Indian Economy, Overview of Indian Financial System, Current Affairs, National and International Matters, Currency and Capital, Awards and Honours, General History, Geography, Biology and Applied Science.

  1. English Language

Reading Comprehension, Sentence Arrangement, Cloze Test, Error Spotting, Sentence Improvement, Synonyms-Antonyms, Phrases, Elementary Grammar.

  1. Hindi Language

हिंदी व्याकरण पर आधारित प्रश्न, वाक्य सुधार, त्रुटी चयन, गद्यांश में रिक्त स्थानों की पूर्ति, पाठ बोधन, पर्यायवाची/विलोमार्थी, समानार्थी शब्द

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