LIC AAO Exam Analysis - Preliminary and Main Exam Analysis

Published on : 10th July 2020    Author : Meenakshi
LIC Assistant Exam

Life Corporation of India conducts the LIC AAO exam for recruitment of Assistant Administrative Officer (AAO) for various vacancies at its branches across the country. Candidates who are preparing for the upcoming LIC AAO exam must check out the information on exam analysis which will help them in preparation. We are covering the LIC AAO exam analysis here. The LIC AAO 2019 exam (Premilinary phase) was conducted on 4th and 5th May 20219. The Main exam was conducted on 28th June 2019. The analysis of both the phases is covered here.

Benefits of LIC AAO Exam Analysis

LIC AAO exam analysis will help the candidates who are preparing for the next exam in various ways listed below:

  • Candidates will get an idea about the difficulty level of questions.
  • The type of questions will also be known.
  • Topics from which most questions are asked and the number of questions asked from different topics.
  • Preparing a strategy to attempt the exam.

LIC AAO Exam Pattern 2019

Before moving ahead with the LIC AAO exam analysis, we are providing a quick overview of the exam pattern for Premilinary and Main examinations. This will give you an idea about the sections and marks distribution.

LIC AAO Preliminary Exam Pattern

Sections

Number of Questions/ Maximum Marks

Time Duration

Quantitative Aptitude

35/ 35

20 minutes

Reasoning Ability

35/ 35

20 minutes

English Language

30/ 30

20 minutes

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There is sectional time in the Preliminary exam. Thus, candidates must make sure they complete the maximum number of questions within the given time.

LIC AAO Main Exam Pattern

Sections

Number of Questions / Maximum Marks

Duration

Reasoning Ability

30/ 90

40 minutes

Data Analysis & Interpretation

30/ 90

40 minutes

General Knowledge/ Current Affairs

30/ 60

20 minutes

Insurance and Financial Market Awareness

30/ 60

20 minutes

English Language (Letter Writing & Essay)

-

30 minutes

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LIC AAO Exam Analysis 2019

The LIC AAO 2019 exam was conducted for Preliminary and Main phase. The analysis is provided for both phases. Preliminary phase exam was conducted on two days in four shifts. Section-wise analysis for each shift is provided below. The Main exam was a single day test.

LIC AAO Exam Analysis - Preliminary Exam (4th and 5th May 2019)

First Shift (4th May 2019)

The analysis for 4th May exam is provided here for all the subjects/ sections:

Quantitative Aptitude

Topics

Difficulty Level

Total Questions

Data Interpretation

Easy to Moderate

11

Number Series

Moderate

05

Approximation

Easy to Moderate

06

Arithmetic Word Problems (Problems on Age, Profit and Loss, SI & CI, Probability, etc)

Easy to Moderate

13

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Reasoning Ability

Topics

Difficulty Level

Total Questions

Puzzles and Seating Arrangement

Easy to Moderate

20

Inequalities

Easy

05

Syllogism

Easy

05

Direction Sense

Moderate

03

Coding-Decoding

Easy

01

Number Series

Easy

01

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English Language

Topics

Difficulty Level

Total Questions

Reading Comprehension

Moderate

07

Cloze Test

Easy

05

Error Detection (Spelling/ Grammar)

Easy

05

Error Detection (Sentence Based)

Easy

05

Sentence Arrangement

Easy to Moderate

05

Word Usage

Easy to Moderate

03

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Second Shift (4th May 2019)

Quantitative Aptitude

Topics

Difficulty Level

Total Questions

Data Interpretation

Easy to Moderate

15

Inequalities

Easy to Moderate

05

Missing Number Series

Moderate

05

Quantity 1: Quantity 2

Easy to Moderate

03

Arithmetic Word Problems (Problems on Age, Profit and Loss, SI & CI, Probability, LCM/ HCF, etc)

Easy to Moderate

07

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Reasoning Ability

Topics

Difficulty Level

Total Questions

Puzzles and Seating Arrangement

Easy to Moderate

22

Inequalities

Easy

04

Syllogism

Easy

05

Blood Relation

Easy

03

Coding-Decoding

Easy

01

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English Language

Topics

Difficulty Level

Total Questions

Reading Comprehension

Moderate

08

Sentence Arrangement

Easy

05

Single Fillers

Easy

05

Word Usage

Easy to Moderate

04

Error Detection (Sentence Based)

Easy

03

Miscellaneous

Easy to Moderate

05

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Third Shift (5th May 2019)

Quantitative Aptitude

Topics

Difficulty Level

Total Questions

Data Interpretation

Moderate

15

Missing Number Series

Easy to Moderate

05

Quadratic Equations

Easy to Moderate

05

Arithmetic Word Problems (Problems on Age, Profit and Loss, SI & CI, Probability, etc)

Easy to Moderate

10

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Reasoning Ability

Topics

Difficulty Level

Total Questions

Puzzles and Seating Arrangement

Easy to Moderate

19

Inequalities

Easy

05

Syllogism

Easy

05

Numeric Based

Easy

01

Alphabet Based

Easy

01

Direction Sense

Moderate

04

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English Language

Topics

Difficulty Level

Total Questions

Reading Comprehension

Moderate

08

Error Detection (Grammar)

Easy

06

Sentence Correction

Easy

05

Single Word Fillers

Easy

05

Para Jumbles

Easy to Moderate

06

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 Fourth Shift (5th May 2019)

Quantitative Aptitude

Topics

Difficulty Level

Total Questions

Data Interpretation

Moderate

15

Missing Number Series

Moderate

05

Approximation

Easy to Moderate

05

Arithmetic Word Problems (Problems on Age, Profit and Loss, SI & CI, Probability, etc)

Easy to Moderate

10

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Reasoning Ability

Topics

Difficulty Level

Total Questions

Puzzles and Seating Arrangement

Easy to Moderate

20

Inequalities

Easy

05

Blood Relation

Easy

03

Syllogism

Easy

03

Direction Sense

Moderate

03

Alphabet Based

Easy

01

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English Language

Topics

Difficulty Level

Total Questions

Reading Comprehension

Moderate

10

Sentence Rearrangement

Easy to Moderate

05

Cloze Test (Uses of Smart Phones)

Easy to Moderate

05

Error Detection (Grammar/ Spelling)

Easy

05

Single Word Fillers

Easy

05

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LIC AAO Mains Exam Analysis - 28th June 2019

The LIC AAO Main exam was of objective and descriptive type. The English Language section was of descriptive type of total of 25 marks. The descriptive test was also computer-based where candidates were required to type the test on the computer.

Sections

Difficulty Level

Number of Good Attempts

Reasoning Ability

Easy to Moderate

21 to 25 questions

Data Analysis & Interpretation

Moderate

18 to 23 questions

General Knowledge/ Current Affairs

Moderate

18 to 23 questions

Insurance and Financial Market Awareness

Difficult

13 to 17 questions

English Language (Letter Writing & Essay)

Moderate

-

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The English Language section comprised of the following questions:

Essay Writing (200 Words)

  1. What is Financial Security? Explain the elements of financial security.
  2. Benefits of Travel Insurance.
  3. Insurance or Mutual Fund! Which one do you prefer for investment?

Letter Writing (150 Marks)

  1. Write a letter to an insurance firm requesting them to change the residential address.
  2. Write a letter to your younger friend who recently got a job telling him about the importance of retirement pension.

What After LIC AAO Main Exam?

After the LIC AAO Main exam, qualified candidates are called for the interview round. The candidates are shortlisted based on the Main exam score. After the interview round, the marks obtained in the Main Exam and the Interview round are considered for preparing the final merit list. Finally selected candidates are to undergo a pre-recruitment medical examination passing which, candidates are offered appointments.

LIC AAO 2020

The online application process for the LIC AAO 2020 exam is scheduled to begin in the third week of September 2020. Candidates must keep a check on the official website for the same. The exam will be conducted for recruitment at the Assistant Administrative Officer post.



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