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LIC ADO Exam 2021

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Exam Date, Vacancy, Application Form, Selection Process, Eligibility, Syllabus, Exam Pattern, Cutoffs, Examination and Admit Card

The LIC Apprentice Development Officer exam or LIC ADO 2021 Recruitment is going to be conducted soon. The exam conducting body is yet to release the official notification of the LIC ADO 2021 Recruitment on its official website homepage. 

LIC ADO 2021 examination is one of the most prestigious exams in the country. 

  • The exam involves a total of 4 stages as Preliminary examination, Mains examination, Interview stage, and Medical Test. 
  • After clearing all the stages candidates will be provided with the appointment letter for the Apprentice Development Officer post. 

Before starting any exam preparation candidates should know the eligibility criteria, syllabus, exam pattern, and previous years cut off before they appear for the exam. It will help them to strategize their exam prep better. Read the full article to know the important information regarding the LIC ADO 2021 Recruitment in detail. Also, candidates can refer to the previous year’s official notification as per the zones mentioned below. 

LIC ADO Official Notification 2019 for Central Zonal Office, Bhopal

LIC ADO Official Notification 2019 for Eastern Zonal Office, Kolkata

LIC ADO Official Notification 2019 for East Central Zonal Office, Patna

LIC ADO Official Notification 2019 for Northern Zonal Office, New Delhi

LIC ADO Official Notification 2019 for North Central Zonal Office, Kanpur

LIC ADO Official Notification 2019 for Southern Zonal Office, Chennai

LIC ADO Official Notification 2019 for South Central Zonal Office, Hyderabad

LIC ADO Official Notification 2019 for Western Zonal Office, Mumbai

 

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Name of Organization

Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC)

LIC ADO Full Form

LIC Apprentice Development Officer

Official Website

www.licindia.in

Exam Conducting Body

Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC)

Post Name

Apprentice Development Officer (ADO)

Total Vacancy

To be announced soon

Notification Release Date

To be announced soon

Last Date to Apply

To be announced soon

Admit Card Release Date

To be announced soon

Exam Date

To be announced soon

Result Date

To be announced soon

Mode of Exam

Online

LIC ADO Vacancy 2021

The exam conducting body will soon release the vacancy list for the LIC Apprentice Development Officer post on its official website. Till now there has been no such information regarding the vacancy. Soon we will get to know the exact number of vacancies for different categories. Till then candidates can explore the vacancy list of LIC ADO 2019 to get an idea about the expected vacancy list for LIC ADO 2021 examination. 

Zones 

Category 

Gen

SC

ST

OBC

EWS

Total

Central zone

209

80

127

62

47

525

East central zone

302

95

138

104

62

701

Eastern zonal office, Kolkata

391

174

110

173

83

701

North zone office, New Delhi

451

256

70

251

102

1130

Western zone, Mumbai

808

174

245

368

158

1753

South Central zone, Hyderabad

530

217

89

297

118

1251

Southern zone, Chennai

589

228

10

309

121

1257

North Central Zone, Kanpur

447

228

17

260

96

1042

Total

8,581

LIC ADO Apply Online 2021 (Expected)

Candidates can follow these simple steps to fill the application form - 

Apply For LIC ADO Recruitment 2021

Note*Link will be updated once the online application process commences.

  • Step 1: Visit the official website of LIC, which is www.licindia.in
  • Step 2: Navigate to the bottom of the page and click on the link which says “Career”
  • Step 3: Click on the LIC ADO 2021 notification link. 
  • Step 4: On the next page click on the apply online link for LIC ADO Recruitment 2021.
  • Step 5:Fill the application form with the basic details and click on the submit button.
  • Step 6:Upload the photograph and signature and click on next to proceed for the payment screen. 
  • Step 7: Select the appropriate mode of payment and pay the application fee.
  • Step 8: Print the submitted application form along with the fee receipt for future use.

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Application Fee (Expected)

The application fee varies according to the categories. Candidates can make the payment both online and offline. The application fees for LIC ADO Recruitment 2021 are as follows: 

Category

Application Fee

Candidates other than SC/ST

₹ 600/-

SC/ST 

₹ 50/- (As Intimation Charges)

Important Notes: 

  • All candidates must pay the application fee to confirm their application form. 
  • The application fee once paid is not refundable. 
  • Transaction charges will apply with the application fees mentioned above.

LIC ADO Selection Process 2021 (Expected)

Candidates must be aware of the LIC ADO Selection Process 2021 before appearing for the examination. The Selection Process for LIC ADO 2021 examination will consist of four phrases. The phrases are given below. 

  • Preliminary Examination: The Preliminary examination will be conducted in 100 marks and it will consist of 3 sections such as Reasoning Ability and Quantitative Aptitude and English. The total marks for the Reasoning Ability and Quantitative Aptitude 70 (35+35) whereas for the English section it is 30 marks. Candidates need to secure minimum qualifying marks to ensure their selection for the Mains Examination.
  • Mains Examination: The Main Examination will be conducted for a total of 150 marks and it will be online. Candidates need to obtain the minimum qualifying marks to be eligible for the next phase which is an interview round. 
  • Interview: The last and final stage would be an interview round. The total marks for the round would be 37 (expected). After clearing this round, the Board will publish the final cut-off marks and successful candidates will be notified through email and SMS. 
  • Medical Examination: This is a compulsory stage where qualified candidates need to appear for document verification and medical test. Clearing this round would make them eligible for the Apprentice Development Officers (ADO) post.

LIC ADO Eligibility Criteria 2021 (Expected)

Before candidates apply for the LIC ADO 2021 exam, it is crucial to know the eligibility criteria of the examination properly. Knowing the eligibility criteria is the first element of any exam preparation. All the eligibility criteria for the concerned examination are given below.

(a) Age limit

The minimum age limit to apply for the LIC ADO 2021 examination is 21 years. The upper age limit for various categories is given below. 

Category

Max Age Limit

General

30

SC/ST

35

OBC 

33

LIC Employee General 

42

LIC Employee OBC

45

LIC Employee SC/ST

47

LIC Agent or Other than Agent (such as DSE/FSE) -General 

40

LIC Agent or Other than Agent (such as DSE/FSE) - OBC 

43

LIC Agent or Other than Agent (such as DSE/FSE - SC/ST

45

Ex-serviceman (General)

42

Ex-serviceman (OBC)

45

Ex-serviceman (SC/ST)

47

 

(b) Educational Qualification

The basic educational qualifications for various categories are given below.

Category

Minimum Education Qualification

Open market category

Graduation from a recognized university

LIC Employee only

Graduation from a recognized university

LIC Agent

Graduation from a recognized university

 

(c) Experience Requirements

Category

LIC ADO recruitment (urban)

LIC ADO recruitment (rural)

Experience required

LIC Employee

Grade III post experience for a minimum of the cutoff.

LIC Agent

Minimum experience of 5 years as an agent or as a DSE/FSE

Minimum experience of 4 years as an agent or as a DSE/FSE

Others

Preference would be given to candidates having a minimum of 2 years of experience in the LIC industry.

LIC ADO Syllabus 2021 (Expected)

The syllabus of the LIC ADO 2021 examination is given below. 

Section 

Syllabus 

Numerical Ability

  • Ratio & Proportion
  • Mensuration
  • Percentage
  • Average
  • Speed
  • Time and Distance
  • Time and Work
  • Permutation and Combination
  • Mixture and Alligation
  • Data Interpretation
  • Probability
  • Stocks and Shares
  • Simplification and Approximation
  • Quadratic Equations
  • Inequalities
  • Number Series
  • Upstream and Downstream
  • Profit and Loss
  • Simple and Compound Interest

Reasoning

  • Puzzles
  • Seating Arrangement
  • Inequalities, Direction Test
  • Blood Relation, Syllogism
  • Input-Output
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Reasoning
  • Analogy Coding-Decoding
  • Ranking
  • Alphanumeric series

English Language

  • Reading Comprehension
  • Grammar
  • Cloze Test
  • Para jumbles
  • Fill in the blanks
  • Multiple Meaning /Error Spotting
  • Paragraph Completion

More details regarding the LIC ADO 2021 examination will be added once the official notification for the LIC ADO 2021 examination is released by the exam conducting board. 

LIC ADO Exam Pattern 2021 (Expected)

(a) LIC ADO Preliminary Examination

The exam pattern for the LIC ADO 2021 Preliminary Examination is given below. 

Sections

No of Questions 

Max Marks 

Duration 

Reasoning

35

35

20 minutes

Numerical ability

35

35

20 minutes

English language

30

30

20 minutes

Total 

100

70

60 minutes

Important Notes:

  • The papers will be objective.
  • The paper will be conducted online. 
  • The marks that will be obtained in the English language will not be considered.
  • The Preliminary examination is not compulsory for LIC employee and LIC Agent category candidates. They can apply for the Mains examination directly. Only Open Market category candidates need to appear for the LIC ADO Preliminary Examination. 

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(b) LIC ADO Mains Examination

The LIC ADO Mains examination pattern will be different for various categories and they are given below. 

Open Market Category

Sections

No of Questions 

Max Marks 

Duration 

Paper-II

(General Knowledge, Current Affairs and English Language)

50

50

Total of 120 minutes

50

50

Paper-III

(Insurance and Financial Marketing Awareness with special emphasis on knowledge of Life Insurance and Financial Sector)

50

50

Total 

150

150

For Agents Category

Sections

No of Questions 

Max Marks 

Duration 

Paper-II

(General Knowledge, Current Affairs and English Language)

25

10

Total of 120 minutes

25

15

Paper-III

(Elements of Insurance and Marketing of Insurance)

50

125

Total 

100

150

For employee category

Sections

No of Questions 

Max Marks 

Paper-II

(General Knowledge, Current Affairs and English Language)

25

25

25

25

Paper-III

(Practice and Principle of Insurance Marketing)

50

100

Total 

100

150

(c) Interview Stage 

The last and final stage would be an interview round. The total marks for the round would be 37 (expected). After clearing this round, the Board will then publish the final cut-off marks and successful candidates will be notified through email and SMS

(d) Medical Examination 

This is compulsory where qualified candidates need to appear for document verification and the medical test. Clearing this round would make them eligible for the Apprentice Development Officers (ADO) post.

LIC ADO Exam Date 2021 

The exam date for LIC ADO is yet to be decided by the exam conducting Boardandidates are requested to visit our website from time to time for the latest updates regarding the LIC ADO 2021 exam dates. 

LIC ADO Admit Card 2021 (Expected)

The admit card for the LIC ADO Recruitment will be available 10 to 15 days before the examination date. Candidates can follow the below-mentioned steps to easily download the Admit Card marks for LIC ADO Recruitment 2021. 

Download The LIC ADO Admit Card 2021

Note*Link will be updated once the admit card is released. 

  • Step 1: Visit the official website of LIC, which is www.licindia.in
  • Step 2: Navigate to the “Career” section at the bottom of the LIC website homepage.
  • Step 3: Find the official recruitment notification for LIC ADO Recruitment 2021. 
  • Step 4: Click on the link for the Admit Card and provide the required credentials. 
  • Step 5: Candidates need to enter their Registration Number/Roll Number along with their Date of Birth/Password. 
  • Step 6: The LIC ADO Admit Card 2021 will be displayed in front of the screen.
  • Step 7: Check all the details and download the admit card. 
  • Step 8: Take a printout of the LIC ADO Admit Card 2021 in an A4 size paper for future uses. 

LIC ADO Salary Structure (Expected)

According to the 7th Pay Commission the salary structure is given below. 

Post

Basic Salary (monthly)

LIC ADO

21,865/-

Apart from the basic salary officers will also receive allowances such as House Rent Allowance & City Compensatory Allowance.

LIC ADO Cut Off 2021

The cutoff for the 2021 edition of the recruitment will be published after all the steps of the examination are conducted by the conducting body. For now, Candidates can view the previous year’s cut off the list given below and get themselves prepared according to it. 

LIC ADO 2021 Preliminary Examination Expected Cut Off 

Category

Reasoning Ability 

Numerical Ability

English Language

UR 

18 - 20 marks

18 - 20 marks

10 - 12 marks

OBC

18 - 20 marks

18 - 20 marks

10 - 12 marks

SC

16 - 18 marks

16 - 18 marks

09 - 11 marks

ST 

16 - 18 marks

16 - 18 marks

09 - 11 marks

EWS

18 - 20 marks

18 - 20 marks

10 - 12 marks

LIC ADO 2015 Cut Off 

Category

Written Test Cutoffs

Interview Cutoffs

Final Cutoffs

UR 

60

75

135

OBC

52

66

128

SC

47

63

115

ST 

40

45

85

LIC ADO Answer Key 2021

The Answer Key for the LIC ADO Recruitment 2021 will be published on the official website of LIC after the successful conduction of all the stages mentioned above. Till now there is no information available regarding the LIC ADO Answer. Candidates are advised to check our website often to get the latest updates regarding the LIC ADO Answer Key 2021.

LIC ADO Books 2021

Some of the recommended books for the LIC ADO 2021 examination are given below.

(i) Numerical Ability Books 

Book Name 

Author 

Key Features 

Magical Book on Quicker Maths 

M. Tyra

The book features various fast and unique ways of problem-solving. All the tricks mentioned in the book are very simple and easy to use. 

Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Examinations

R.S. Agarwal

This book features a lot of examples, theories, and short cut ways of easy and quick problem-solving

How to Prepare for Quantitative Aptitude for CAT

Arun Sharma

This book includes new chapters such as cubes and dice, games and tournaments, set theory and network diagrams, etc. It also covers various logical reasoning questions and provides previous year’s question papers with questions for mock tests. 

(ii) Reasoning Books 

Book Name 

Author 

Key Features 

Analytical Reasoning 

M.K.Pandey

The book features all the topics of analytical reasoning. The concepts are presented in a very easily understandable manner. 

Verbal and Non Verbal Reasoning

R.S. Agarwal

This book covers all the key topics with plenty of examples and previous year papers of different competitive examinations. 

(iii) English Language Books 

Book Name 

Author 

Key Features 

Objective General English 

S.P. Bakshi

The book covers all types of questions asked in various competitive examinations. 

Word Power Made Simple

Norman Lewis

Best book for building vocabulary and comprehension skills. 

High School Grammar and Composition

Wren and Martin

One of the best books, which covers all the concepts required in the English language. 

LIC ADO Recruitment 2021 - Preparation Strategy

  • Understand the Syllabus & Exam Pattern Well: Candidates should be well versed with the syllabus and exam pattern of the concerned examination. Knowledge of syllabus, topics, and exam patterns can boost the preparation level of any candidate and the candidate can study only what is required for the examination.
  • Create Study Plan: Make a good and productive month-wise, week wise, day-wise, and hour wise study plan. Having a clear cut study approach can help the candidate to finish all the topics on time without wasting their precious time. 
  • Study From Good Materials: Candidates can find all the suggested books for various sections from above. Instead of going through so many books at once, candidates should study from 1-2 books for getting better results. 
  • Attempt Mock Tests: Mock tests are very crucial to analyze the weakness and to understand where the candidates are standing at that moment after which, candidates can switch their preparation strategy for better outcomes. Candidates can attempt mock tests by Testbook to supercharge their LIC ADO exam preparation.

LIC ADO Result 2021 

The exam conducting body will prepare the final merit list according to the guidelines decided by them. The final cut off marks will also be based on the marks obtained in all the selection stages mentioned above. All the qualified candidates will be provided with the appointment letter. All the shortlisted candidates need to undergo the medical examination and need to verify their documents to receive the confirmation from the appropriate division. The LIC ADO 2021 Results will be released soon on the official website after the successful completion of all the phases of the LIC ADO Recruitment 2021.

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LIC ADO 2021 Exam FAQs

When will the LIC ADO 2021 Admit Card be released?
The LIC ADO Recruitment 2021 admit card will be released 10 - 15 days before the examination.
What will be the LIC ADO Exam Pattern & Selection Process?
The LIC ADO Exam Pattern and Selection Process is mentioned in the article above. Read the article carefully to know all the details.
Who should apply for the LIC ADO 2021 preliminary examination?
The Preliminary examination is not compulsory for LIC employee and LIC Agent category candidates. They can apply for the Mains examination directly. Only Open Market category candidates need to appear for the LIC ADO Preliminary Examination.
What will be the total number of vacancies for LIC ADO 2021?
As of now there is no information regarding the LIC ADO 2021 vacancies available but will soon update our website regarding the vacancies.
Will the examination be an objective type test?
Yes, all the papers will be objective in nature.
What is the salary structure for LIC ADO posts selected through LIC ADO 2021 examination?
Candidates, who will be selected for the LIC ADO post through the examination will receive a monthly basic salary of 21,865 INR.
What will be the exam date of LIC ADO 2021?
The exam date for LIC ADO is yet to be decided by the exam conducting board. Candidates are requested to visit our website from time to time for the latest updates regarding the LIC ADO 2021 exam dates.
What will be the application fee for the LIC ADO Recruitment 2021?
The application fee for various categories are mentioned above. Kindly go through the article for the same.
What is the syllabus for LIC ADO 2021 examination?
Go through the article above to explore the detailed syllabus of various subjects of the LIC ADO 2021 examination.
Is there any upper age limit for LIC ADO Recruitment 2021?
Yes, go through the article above to explore the upper age limit for various categories.