LIC AAO 2020 - Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) has released the notification of LIC AAO on February 25, 2020, along with the application form on the official website - licindia.in. Candidates can apply for Assistant Administrative Officers 2020 recruitment exam from February 25 to March 15. The exam will be conducted to fill a total of 168 vacancies. Eligible candidates who successfully apply for LIC AAO examination can download the admit card for the prelims exam from March 27 to April 4, 2020. LIC AAO 2020 prelims exam is scheduled to be conducted on April 4. Candidates who qualify in it will have to appear for the main LIC AAO examination. There will be a final interview for candidates who qualify in the LIC AAO 2020 mains exam. Know more details about LIC AAO 2020 notification, vacancies, exam dates, selection process, result, cutoff, vacancies, etc. in the article below.
Latest: LIC AAO Application Form 2020 Released. Apply Online till March 15, 2020.

LIC AAO 2020

What is LIC AAO?

LIC AAO exam is conducted for the recruitment of candidates at the post of Assistant Administrative Officer (Legal/ IT/ Chartered Accountant/ Actuarial/ Rajbhasha). There are three stages in LIC AAO selection procedure - prelims, mains, and interview. Candidates have to clear all the stages in order to qualify in the exam. Candidates of age 21 to 30 years who fulfil the eligibility criteria can apply for LIC AAO exam.

LIC AAO 2020 - Overview

Name of exam

LIC AAO (Assistant Administrative Officers)

Exam conducting body

Life Insurance Corporation of India

Official website

licindia.in

Exam level

National

Types of Posts

Assistant Administrative Officer (Legal/ IT/ Chartered Accountant/ Actuarial/ Rajbhasha)

Stage of LIC AAO selection process

  • Prelims

  • Mains

  • Interview

Mode of exam

Online

Vacancies

168

(LIC AAO 2019 had 590 vacancies but only 470 qualified in total)

Qualified applicants (2019)

Main exam - 880 candidates with 735 from Generalist, 120 from IT, 21 from CA and 2 each from Actuarial and Rajbhasha.


Final qualified candidates- 470 candidates have qualified with 343 from Generalist, 103 from IT, 20 from CA and 2 each from Actuarial and Rajbhasha

LIC AAO 2020 Exam Dates

Aspirants can check the LIC AAO exam dates and other events from the table below. All the dates related to the recruitment exam have been provided in the official notification. Mains exam date and interview dates will be announced by the exam authorities later.

LIC AAO Important Dates 2020

Events

LIC AAO Dates

LIC AAO 2020 notification release

February 25, 2020 (Released)

LIC AAO application form release

February 25, 2020 (Released)

Last date to fill the application form and pay the fee

March 15, 2020

Availability of LIC AAO 2020 admit card for prelims

March 27 to April 4, 2020

Prelims exam

April 4, 2020

LIC AAO result for prelims

To be announced

Release of admit card for LIC AAO 2020 mains

To be announced

LIC AAO 2020 mains exam

To be announced

Mains result

To be announced

LIC AAO interview

To be announced

Final result of LIC AAO 2020

To be announced

LIC AAO Eligibility Criteria 2020

Only candidates who meet the eligibility criteria of LIC AAO 2020 can apply for the exam. LIC AAO 2020 eligibility criteria specifies parameters like age limit and educational qualifications. It is to be noted that the academic qualifications as per the eligibility criteria of LIC AAO vary for each post. Candidates can find the detailed eligibility criteria for LIC AAO below.

LIC AAO Age Limit

As per the eligibility criteria of LIC AAO 2020, candidates of age 21 to 30 years can apply for the exam. However, reserved category candidates will get some relaxation on the upper age limit. Candidates can check LIC AAO 2020 eligibility criteria on the basis of age in the table below.

Age limits to apply for LIC AAO 2020

Minimum age

21 years

Maximum age

30 years

Age relaxation for reserved categories

SC/ ST

5 years

OBC

3 years

PwBD (Gen)

10 years

PwBD (SC/ ST)

15 years

PwBD (OBC)

13 years

ECO/SSCO (Gen)

5 years

ECO/SSCO (SC/ ST)

10 years

ECO/SSCO (OBC)

8 years

Confirmed LIC Employees

5 years + relaxation applicable as per category

Educational Qualifications

LIC provides the educational qualifications in LIC AAO eligibility criteria separately for each post. Check the post-wise LIC AAO 2020 eligibility criteria on the basis educational qualifications below.

LIC AAO eligibility criteria based on qualifications

Posts

Academic Qualifications

LIC AAO - Legal

A bachelor’s degree in Law or LLM from a recognized Indian University/ Institution;

Three years Bar experience is essential.

AAO - IT

A graduation degree in engineering in computer science

OR

An MCA

OR

An MSC in computer science from a recognised university/ college.

AAO - Chartered Accountant

A bachelor’s degree;

Candidates must have completed the Articles and passed the final exam of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India;

A candidate should be an Associate member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India;

Candidates must provide their membership numbers for verification.

LIC AAO - Actuarial

A bachelor’s degree in any discipline;

Candidates must have passed paper CT1 and CT5 plus 4 or more other papers of the examination conducted by the Institute of Actuaries of India / Institute and Faculty of Actuaries, UK;

Candidates must provide their membership numbers for verification.

AAO - Rajbhasha

Master’s degree in Hindi/ Hindi translation with English as one of the subjects in the bachelor’s degree course

OR

Master’s degree in English with Hindi as a subject in the bachelor’s degree course

OR

Master’s degree in Sanskrit with Hindi and English as subjects in the bachelor’s degree course.

LIC AAO Application Form 2020

The exam authorities have released the application form of LIC AAO 2020 examination on February 25. The last date to apply for the exam is March 15, 2020. Candidates have to fill LIC AAO application form in two parts. In the first part of the application form, candidates have to register themselves by entering personal details and contact details after which they can proceed to fill the details of the form. Candidates have to pay LIC AAO application fee online while filling the form. The steps to fill the application form are explained below.

Steps to fill LIC AAO 2020 application form

  • Registration

  • Filling details in the application form like educational qualifications

  • Uploading documents like scanned images of photograph and signature

  • Previewing LIC AAO application form

  • Payment of application fee

Size and format for documents to be uploaded

Document

Size

Format

Photograph (200 ✕ 230 pixels)

20-50 KB

JPG/JPEG

Signature (140 ✕ 60 pixels)

10-20 KB

JPG

Left thumb impression (240 ✕ 240 pixels)

20-50 KB

JPG/JPEG

Handwritten declaration

50 KB max.

JPG/JPEG

LIC AAO application fee

Category

Fee

General/ OBC

700/- + GST

SC/ ST/ PWD

85/- + GST

LIC AAO 2020 Vacancies

Post

SC

ST

OBC

EWS

UR

TOTAL

AAO (CA)

6

3

11

4

16

40

AAO (Actuarial)

4

3

8

3

12

30

AAO (Legal)

7

3

10

4

16

40

AAO (Rajbhasha)

1

1

2

0

4

8

AAO (IT)

7

4

14

5

20

50

Total

25

14

45

16

68

168

LIC AAO Exam Centres 2020

The prelims exam of LIC AAO 2020 will be conducted in 186 cities spread across different states of the country while the mains exam will be conducted in 58 cities. Candidates can find their LIC AAO exam centre addresses printed on their admit cards. The list of states and cities where the LIC AAO 2020 prelims exam will be conducted is provided below.

LIC AAO 2020 Exam Centre Cities

State/ UT

Cities

Andaman & Nicobar Island

Port Blair

Andhra Pradesh

Chirala, Eluru, Guntur, Kadapa, Kakinada, Kurnool, Nellore, Rajahmundry, Srikakulam, Tirupati, Vijayawada, Visakhapatnam, Vizianagaram

Arunachal Pradesh

Naharlagun

Assam

Dibrugarh, Guwahati, Jorhat, Silchar, Tezpur

Bihar

Arrah, Aurangabad(Bihar), Bhagalpur, Darbhanga, Gaya, Muzaffarpur, Patna, Purnea

Chandigarh

Chandigarh - Mohali

Chattisgarh

Bhilai Nagar, Bilaspur, Raipur

Delhi NCR

Delhi & New Delhi, Ghaziabad, Noida & Greater Noida, Faridabad, Gurugram

Goa

Panaji

Gujarat

Ahmedabad - Gandhi Nagar, Anand, Jamnagar, Mehsana, Rajkot, Surat, Vadodara

Haryana

Ambala, Faridabad, Gurugram, Hisar, Karnal, Kurukshetra, Panipat, Yamuna Nagar

Himachal Pradesh

Bilaspur, Hamirpur, Kangra, Kullu, Mandi, Palampur, Shimla, Solan, Una

Jammu & Kashmir

Jammu, Samba, Srinagar

Jharkhand

Bokaro steel city, Dhanbad, Hazaribagh, Jamshedpur, Ranchi

Karnataka

Bengaluru, Belgaum, Bidar, Davangere, Gulbarga, Hassan, Hubli - Dharwad, Mandya Mangalore, Mysore, Shimoga, Udupi

Kerala

Alappuzha, Kannur, Kochi, Kollam, Kottayam, Kozhikode, Malappuram, Palakkad, Thiruvananthapuram, Thrichur

Lakshadweep

Kavaratti

Madhya Pradesh

Bhopal, Gwalior, Indore, Jabalpur, Sagar, Satna, Ujjain

Maharashtra

Amravati, Aurangabad(Maharashtra), Chandrapur, Dhule, Jalgaon, Kolhapur, Latur, Mumbai/Thane/Navi Mumbai, Nagpur, Nanded, Nashik, Pandharpur, Pune, Ratnagiri, Solapur

Manipur

Imphal

Meghalaya

Shilong

Mizoram

Aizawl

Nagaland

Kohima

Odisha

Balasore, Berhampur(Ganjam), Bhubaneshwar, Cuttack, Dhenkanal, Rourkela, Sambalpur

Puducherry

Puducherry

Punjab

Amritsar, Bhatinda, Jalandhar, Ludhiana, Mohali, Patiala, Sangrur

Rajasthan

Ajmer, Alwar, Bikaner, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Kota, Sikar, Udaipur

Sikkim

Bardang - Gangtok

Tamil Nadu

Chennai, Coimbatore, Erode, Madurai, Nagercoil, Salem, Thanjavur, Tiruchirappalli, Tirunelveli, Vellore, Virudhunagar

Telangana

Hyderabad, Karimnagar, Khammam, Warangal

Tripura

Agartala

Uttar Pradesh

Agra, Aligarh, Allahabad, Banda, Bareilly, Faizabad, Ghaziabad, Gonda, Gorakhpur, Jhansi, Kanpur, Lucknow, Mathura, Meerut, Moradabad, Muzaffarnagar, Noida/ Greater Noida, Sitapur, Varanasi

Uttrakhand

Dehradun, Haldwani, Roorkee

West Bengal

Asansol, Durgapur, Greater Kolkata, Hooghly, Kalyani, Siliguri.

LIC AAO Admit Card 2020

Candidates who have successfully applied for the exam will be issued LIC AAO admit card for prelims from March 27 to April 4, 2020. Candidates will have to log in using their registration number and date of birth to download the admit card. LIC AAO 2020 admit card will be released for each stage of the exam separately. There’s important information like exam centre address, exam time, reporting time, etc. printed on LIC AAO admit card. It is mandatory that the candidates carry their admit card to the exam centres along with a valid photo ID proof like Aadhaar Card, Voter ID, PAN Card, etc.

Steps to Download LIC AAO 2020 Admit Card

  • Go to the official website

  • Click on ‘Careers’ in the bottom links

  • Click on ‘Recruitment of Assistant Administrative Officer 2020’

  • Click on the admit card link in the window that appears

  • Enter registration number and date of birth in the login window

  • LIC AAO admit card will be displayed on the screen

  • Download and take printouts

LIC AAO Exam Pattern 2020

The exam authorities mention the exam pattern of LIC AAO in the official notification. LIC AAO 2020 exam pattern includes the mode of the exam, sections, marks allotted to each section, time duration, number of questions, and marking scheme. Both prelims and mains exam of LIC AAO 2020 will be conducted in online mode. The questions in each paper are asked in both Hindi and English (except English language section). LIC AAO exam pattern for the prelims stage consists of three sections. The exam pattern of the mains exam varies post-wise. Check LIC AAO exam pattern 2020 for both prelims and mains below.

LIC AAO 2020 Exam Pattern - Prelims

Sections

No. of questions

No. of marks

Time Duration

Reasoning Ability

35

35

20 min.

Quantitative Aptitude

35

35

20 min.

English Language

30

30*

20 min.

Total

100

70

1 hour

*Note - Candidates must note that the English language section is qualifying in nature. Marks obtained by the candidates in this section will not be considered for the preparation of the result. However, candidates do have to secure the sectional cutoff for this section in order to pass the exam.

LIC AAO 2020 Exam Pattern - Mains

The exam pattern of LIC AAO for the post of AAO Legal, AAO IT/ CA/ Actuarial, and AAO Rajbhasha are explained in the tables below.

For AAO Legal

Sections

No. of questions

No. of marks

Time Duration

Reasoning Ability

30

90

40 min.

General Knowledge, Current Affairs

30

60

20 min.

Professional Knowledge

30

90

40 min.

Insurance & Financial Market Awareness

30

60

20 min.

Legal Drafting

2

25*

30 min.

Total

122

300

2 hours 30 minutes

*Note - English Language section will be descriptive in nature and will not be considered while the preparation of LIC AAO result and ranks.

For AAO IT/ Chartered Accountant/ Actuarial

Sections

No. of questions

No. of marks

Time Duration

Reasoning Ability

30

90

40 min.

General Knowledge, Current Affairs

30

60

20 min.

Professional Knowledge

30

90

40 min.

Insurance & Financial Market Awareness

30

60

20 min.

English Language (Letter & Essay Writing)

2

25*

30 min.

Total

122

300

2 hours 30 minutes

*Note - English language section is qualifying in nature.

For AAO Rajbhasha

Sections

No. of questions

No. of marks

Time Duration

Reasoning Ability

30

90

40 min.

General Knowledge, Current Affairs

30

60

20 min.

Professional Knowledge

30

90

40 min.

Insurance & Financial Market Awareness

30

60

20 min.

Knowledge of Language (Descriptive)

2

25*

30 min.

Total

122

300

2 hours 30 minutes

*Note - Knowledge of language will be qualifying in nature and would not affect the merit list.

LIC AAO Cutoff 2020

The exam authorities will announce the category-wise cutoff marks after the exam has been conducted. The cutoff marks are decided on the basis of the number of candidates who took the exam, the difficulty level of the exam, and the number of shifts in which the exam has been conducted. LIC AAO 2020 cutoff will be released for each stage of the exam separately. Candidates who acquire the cutoff marks or more will qualify the relevant stage and will be able to appear for the next stage of the recruitment process. The exam body has already mentioned the minimum qualifying marks for reserved and unreserved category candidates. Candidates can check the minimum qualifying marks of LIC AAO in the table below.

LIC AAO 2020 Minimum Qualifying Marks for Prelims

Subjects

SC/ ST/ PwBD

Others

Reasoning Ability

16

18

English Language with special emphasis on grammar, vocabulary, and comprehension

9

10

Quantitative Aptitude

16

18

LIC AAO Minimum Qualifying Marks for Mains

Subjects

SC/ ST/ PwBD

Others

Reasoning Ability

40

45

General Knowledge, Current Affairs

27

30

Professional knowledge

40

45

Insurance and Financial Market Awareness

27

30

English Language (Letter Writing & Essay)/ Legal drafting for AAO (Legal)/ Language Knowledge for AAO (Rajbhasha)

9

10

LIC AAO Result 2020

The result of LIC AAO will be declared for prelims, mains, and interview (final) separately. Candidates shortlisted in one stage of LIC AAO result will be called to appear for the subsequent stage. LIC AAO scorecard will also be released along with the result. Candidates will have to log in using their roll number, date of birth, and password. Candidates who are shortlisted in the final result of LIC AAO will be considered for recruitment.

LIC AAO Selection Process 2020

As per the official notification, there are three stages in the selection procedure of LIC AAO 2020. Candidates must clear all stages of the exam in order to be considered for recruitment. The stages of LIC AAO 2020 selection process are listed below -

  1. LIC AAO Preliminary Exam - All the candidates who successfully fill the application form will be called to appear for the prelims exam on April 4, 2020. The exam will be conducted in online mode. It will include three sections - Reasoning Ability, Quantitative Aptitude, and English Language. The exam will hold 100 marks. English language section will be qualifying in nature which means marks obtained in this section will not be considered while shortlisting candidates in the result.

  2. LIC AAO Main Exam - Candidates who qualify the preliminary exam will be called to appear for the mains exam. Candidates will be tested on their reasoning knowledge, professional knowledge, finance and marketing awareness, quantitative ability, and language skills in this exam. Marks obtained by the candidates in this stage will be considered to prepare the final merit list.

3. LIC AAO Interview - Those who clear the mains exam will be called to appear for the interview round. In this stage, the exam authorities will test the candidates on the basis of their personalities. A document verification will take place right before the interview. Candidates will have to produce documents in support of their category, educational qualifications, disabilities or if they belong to any of the groups that are eligible for age relaxation and/ or reservation.

Recruitment

Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - LIC AAO 2020

Question: When is the last date to fill the application form of LIC AAO 2020?

Answer:

Candidates can fill the application form of LIC AAO 2020 till March 15, 2020.

Question: What are the documents required to fill LIC AAO application form?

Answer:

 Candidates are required to upload scanned images of their passport size photograph and signature in the size prescribed in the notification.

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