Saturday, February 1, 2014

LIC AAO 2014 - Eligibility Criteria - Selection Procedure, Salary, Exam Date and Other FAQs

LIC (Life Insurance Corporation) of India every year announce the AAO (Assistant Administrative Officer) vacancy for their administrative department. And every year lakhs of candidate use to apply for LIC AAO exam as its a government job and with good pay.

So, on this post i will let you know about the things related to LIC AAO like eligibility criteria, selection procedure, application fees, Salary (pay scale), Exam dates and all other things related to LIC AAO. As per one of the RTI, last year (LIC AAO 2013) for 750 posts, more then 10 lakhs candidates had applied for the LIC job and 2250 candidates are called for the interview (1:3).

LIC AAO - Exam Syllabus - Eligibility Criteria - Selection Procedure, Salary, Exam Date and Other FAQs

 LIC AAO - Exam Syllabus - Eligibility Criteria - Selection Procedure, Salary, Exam Date and Other FAQs

What is LIC AAO?

LIC and all other PSU's like NIC, GIC, UIIC, OILC are having AAO posts which is basically meant for Administrative work for the organisation. The work profile of AAO includes creating new policy, inspection of old policies, managing and retaining client's insurance claim, work for better co-ordination with other departments and providing assistant. So, now you guys are clear that what you need to do at LIC after clearing AAO Exam?

Salary in Hand (Main Course)

Yeah, this is the thing we would love to know after knowing the work profile, right? Well , LIC AAO gets Basic pay of Rs 17,240 /- per month.(Scale Rs 17,240 - Rs 32,640). So, your take home will be ~ Rs 33,418/- per month in ‘A’ Class city. Yes, its different from city to city, you can check Class of your city at this wiki page. (looks great, right? :))

Eligibility Criteria of LIC AAO

To Get 33k+ monthly, you need to get qualify for the LIC AAO exam and for that you must have 55% in Bachelor/Master’s Degree from a recognized Indian. The Age limit is also should be considered in eligibility (Min 21 years and Max 30 years).

Selection Procedure and Paper Patter of LIC AAO - Syllabus of LIC AAO

As per last exam of LIC AAO, candidates need to clear online test, then personal interview. This is how selection is made for LIC AAO.In this online test, you will get questions on Logical Reasoning (30 Questions), Numerical ability (30 Questions), General Knowledge - Current Affairs (30 Questions), Computer Knowledge (30 Questions), and English Language (40 Questions with Special emphasis on Grammar, Vocabulary and Comprehension).

So, total 160 questions will be asked for 400 marks (max marks for English is 100,computer is 60, GK is 60, reasoning is 90 and numerical ability is 90) which you need to answer in 120 minutes (~2hrs).Will be there anything like negative marking? Yes, of course, 1/4 marks are for each wrong answer.

Candidates need to score minimum marks in each section to get in cut off score, to get in interview, to get 30k+ monthly salary.

Application fees for LIC AAO

As per last year, there are Rs.500 are charged for each application from general and obc candidate (Rs.50 for all other candidates). For this year, it will be clear only after official announcement.

Exam Date of LIC AAO 2014

The official announcement is not made yet, but as per last few year schedule, the official announcement is normally made in February-March month and online exam is done in month of April-May,every year.

FAQs Related to LIC AAO

Is it on permanent basis?

Nope, Normally it is on one year of probation period, which (may) can be extended up to 2 years.

Is there any service bond?

Yes, Last year they had signed 4 years of bond (including above service bond) and if you fail so, you may have to pay Rs.1 lakh.

Official website of LIC?

This is the official website of LIC,, where LIC will announce the recruitment notice, keep checking this page.

Exam Result Date of LIC AAO?

Will be announced only after online examination, so wait and prepare for the Exam.

Study Material and Books for LIC?

You can check the subject wise books on our books section, the latest list will be updated after the official announcement is made.

That's all from LIC AAO, i guess i have answered all the question. i will update this once the official announcement is made from LIC. Still if you have any questions on this, you can always ask me on the below comment, thank you :)

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  1. Is Tibetan refugee who are born in India are eligible for this exam?

    1. That will be clear after official announcement!


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