LIC ADO 2019: Admit Card, Syllabus, Salary, Job Profile, Cut off, Result

LIC ADO 2019 Recruitment

LIC ADO 2019: The Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) will be conducting the LIC ADO 2019 examination on 6 & 13 July 2019 for the recruitment of the Apprentice Development Officers (ADO). The LIC ADO 2019 online application process began on May 20, 2019 and ended on June 9, 2019. A total of 8581 vacancies have been announced this year. Candidates will be selected on the basis of Online Examination – Preliminary and Mains. The LIC ADO Recruitment 2019 is open for both – open market candidates as well as candidates working as Employees or Agents in the Life Insurance Corporation.

As per the LIC ADO 2019 Notification, the LIC ADO Prelims 2019 online exam is scheduled to be held on July 6 & 13, 2019, while the LIC ADO Mains exam will be held on August 10, 2019. Both the LIC ADO Prelims and Mains examinations will be based on LIC ADO Syllabus. This article will give you the complete and detailed information about the LIC ADO 2019 exam, important dates, selection process, exam pattern, exam syllabus, LIC ADO Admit Card 2019, result date, cut-off, LIC ADO Salary, preparation tips, LIC ADO FAQs 2019 and so much more.

Important Dates

The important dates for LIC ADO 2019 Exam are:

Event Dates
Start of online application process 20 May 2019
Closure of online application process 9 June 2019
Last date of printing application form 26 June 2019
Release of Admit Card or Call Letter 29 June 2019
LIC ADO 2019 Prelims Exam Date (tentative) 6 & 13 July 2019
LIC ADO 2019 Mains Exam Date (tentative) 10 August 2019

LIC ADO Admit Card 2019

The LIC will be issuing the Call Letters or the Admit Cards of LIC ADO 2019 exam on June 29, 2019 for Online Prelims examination. Candidates can download their admit cards on the official website – http://www.licindia.in/Bottom-Links/careers.

How to download LIC ADO Admit Card 2019?

  1. Visit http://www.licindia.in/Bottom-Links/careers
  2. Enter Registration Number/Roll Number, Password & Date of Birth for downloading the call letter
  3. Take the print-out
  4. Affix recent photograph on the call letter

Things to be taken to the examination center

  • Call Letter
  • Original Photo Identity Proof as stipulated in the Call Letter
  • Photocopy of the same photo identity proof

LIC ADO 2019 Selection Process

LIC ADO selection will be based on online test/ interview.

The selection of the Apprentice Development Officers (ADO) will be done in three phases:

  • Preliminary Examination
  • Mains Examination
  • Interview

LIC ADO 2019 Exam Pattern for Open Market Category

The exam pattern of LIC ADO 2019 recruitment for Open Market Category candidates will include two phases – Preliminary & Mains.

LIC ADO Prelims 2019: The Preliminary Exam will be Objective in nature and will be conducted online. The Prelims exam pattern is as follows:

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: The Mains Exam will also be objective type and will be conducted online. The mains exam pattern is as follows:

 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
Total 150 150 2 Hours

LIC ADO 2019 Exam Pattern for LIC Agents & Employees

The recruitment of Apprentice Development Officer from LIC Agents and 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
Total 100 150 2 Hours

Exam Pattern for LIC Employees

Section 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
Total 100 150 2 Hours

Interview

The total marks obtained in the Mains Examination will be considered for shortlisting of candidates for Interview. For the final merit listing, marks obtained in Mains exam + marks obtained in Interview will be considered.

The Maximum Interview marks are 37.

LIC ADO Syllabus

Reasoning Ability Numerical Ability English General Awareness & Current Affairs
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

Number System

Profit and Loss

Time and Distance

Simple and Compound Interest

Percentage

Average

Time, Distance, Work

Boats and Streams

Cistern and Pipe

Mensuration

Problems on Ages

Ratio and Proportions

Simplification

Mixture and Allegation

Data Interpretation

Data Sufficiency

Singular-Plural

Fill in the Blanks

Phrases and Idioms

Antonyms and Synonyms

Par Jumbles

Parts of Speech

Direct and Indirect Speech

Subject-Verb Agreement

Active and Passive Voice

Spotting Errors

Error Corrections

Comprehension Reading

Passage Completion

Cloze Tests

Sentence Improvement

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.

LIC ADO Syllabus of 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
  • Insurance Current Affairs
  • Insurance Ombudsman, Bancassurance
  • Current insurance schemes
  • Public Sector Insurance Companies
  • Glossary of Insurance Terms
  • Private Sector Insurance Companies
  • Employment State Insurance Scheme (ESIS)
  • Other Important Topics Related to Insurance Awareness
  • Schemes Related to Insurance (PMFBY, PMJJBY, PMSBY etc.)

Job Requirement & Responsibility of LIC ADO

The LIC Apprentice Development Officers (ADO) is sales supervision job. The ADOs are required to sponsor suitable candidates to be appointed as LIC Agents; then train them and help them to sell LIC policies to maximum number of people. The ADOs need to work in both Urban and Rural areas.

However, the ADO cannot be appointed as the LIC Probationary Development Officer.

Guarantee Bond

Selected candidates will be required to give an undertaking to serve the Corporation for a minimum period of four years from the date of joining (including apprenticeship period) before joining as the LIC Apprentice Development Officer, failing which his or her heirs, executors or administrators will be liable to pay liquidated damages of Rs 25,000.

Apprenticeship Period

The newly appointed Apprentice Development Officer needs to undergo theoretical and field sales training.

Probation

The ADO who successfully completes the apprenticeship is suitable for appointment to the service of the LIC as a Development Officer and may be placed on probation. The period of probation is of 1 year and can be extended up to two years.

LIC ADO Salary, Stipend & other benefits: What is the salary of LIC ADO?

During the apprenticeship period, the ADO will be paid a fixed amount as stipend per month as per rules of the LIC. Later on, the ADO will enjoy a pay equal to the minimum of the basic pay and the dearness allowance of the Development Officers.

At present the amount of stipend is around Rs 34,503 per month, except in case of LIC Employees candidates.

On appointment as a Probationary Development Officer, the basic pay of Rs 21,865 per month in the scale of 21865-1340(2)-24545-1580(2)-27705-1610(17)- 55075 will be payable. The total emoluments, inclusive of House Rent Allowance & City Compensatory Allowance will be approximately around Rs 37,345 in ‘A’ Class City.

Other benefits include Defined Contributory Pension Scheme, LTC, Gratuity, Medical Benefit, Group Insurance, Group Personal Accident Insurance, Vehicle Advance (2-wheeler/4-wheeler), Reimbursement against Brief Case or leather bag, mobile handset and attractive performance linked Incentives.

Eligibility Criteria

Three categories of candidates are eligible to apply for the recruitment of LIC ADO –

  • LIC Agents Category
  • LIC Employees Category
  • Open Market Category
Category Qualification
LIC Agents & Employee Category

 

Applicant shall possess the Bachelor’s Degree of a Central University or the Fellowship of Insurance Institute of India, Mumbai.
Open Market Category

 

Applicant shall possess the Bachelor’s Degree of a Central University or the Fellowship of Insurance Institute of India, Mumbai.

Work Experience

Category Recruitment in Urban Area Recruitment in Rural Area
Employees Category

 

Minimum 3 years of service after confirmation in Class III post
Agents Category

 

Minimum 5 years experience as an agent or DSE/FSE with a net First Year Premium Income of minimum Rs 5,00,000 during the immediately preceding 5 financial years + net First Year Premium Income of Rs 1,00,000 on 50 lives in any 3 financial years Minimum 4 years experience as an agent or DSE/FSE with a net First Year Premium Income of minimum Rs 1,00,000 on 50 lives per year in any 3 of immediately preceding 4 financial years.
Open Market Category

 

Minimum 2 years experience in life insurance industry
Note: “Rural Area” means an area with total population of 30,000 or less and operational area should have population of not more than 1 lakh. The “Urban Area” is area other than the rural area.

Total Number of LIC ADO 2019 Vacancies & Zone-wise Break-Up

The LIC ADO 2019 examination will be conducted to fill in 8581 vacancies across all Eight Zones of the LIC. Here is the table showing total number of vacancies in each zone:

S. No. Zone Name Number of Vacancies
1 Central Zonal Office, Bhopal 525
2 Eastern Zonal Office, Kolkata 922
3 East Central Zonal Office, Patna 701
4 North Central Zonal Office, Kanpur 1042
5 Northern Zonal Office, New Delhi 1130
6 South Central Zonal Office, Hyderabad 1251
7 Southern Zonal Office, Chennai 1257
8 Western Zonal Office, Mumbai 1753
Total 8581

LIC ADO 2019: Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

1. Is there a negative marking in LIC ADO 2019 exam?

Answer: There will be no negative marking in LIC ADO 2019 exam.

2. What is the Age Limit of LIC ADO 2019 recruitment?

Answer: The minimum age limit for the LIC ADO 2019 recruitment is 21 years. General Category Candidates should not be more than 30 years of age as on 1.05.2019. However, there is relaxation of Upper age limit for various categories. Have a look:

Category Maximum Age
SC/ST 35 Years
OBC 33 Years
LIC Employee who is not SC/ST/OBC 42 Years
LIC Employee who is a member of OBC 45 years
LIC Employee who is a member of SC/ST 47 years
LIC Agent or DSE/FSE who is not a member of SC/ST/OBC 40 Years
LIC Agent or DSE/FSE who is a member of OBC 43 Years
LIC Agent or DSE/FSE who is a member of SC/ST 45 Years
Ex-Servicemen
  • 30 years + Number of years served in armed forces (Maximum age 42 years in other than SC/ST/OBC cases)
  • Maximum age of 45 years if he is a member of OBC
  • Maximum age of 47 years if he is a member of SC/ST

3. Is LIC ADO a government job?

Answer: Yes, the LIC ADO is a Government job. The Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) is an Indian state-owned insurance group and investment company headquartered in Mumbai.

4. How can I crack LIC ADO?

Answer: The candidate should take into the consideration the above mentioned exam pattern and syllabus and a thorough preparation will help you get going in the LIC ADO 2019 exam.

5. When will be the LIC ADO 2019 result released?

Answer: The LIC ADO 2019 Result will be published on the official website of the LIC under the “Careers” section. The LIC ADO Prelims 2019 result will be declared by end of July 2019 and the LIC ADO Mains 2019 result will be released by the end of August 2019.

6. What is the expected LIC ADO 2019 cut off?

Answer: The LIC ADO 2019 cut off will be decided by the Life Insurance Corporation itself after considering different criterion and candidates’ performance.

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