LIC Assistant Recruitment 2021 - Application Form, Syllabus, Eligibility, Admit Card, and Result

LIC Assistant Exam

Life Insurance Corporation (LIC) is expected to conduct the recruitment for the LIC Assistant post in 2021. The application process will tentatively begin in the third week of September. The last recruitment was held in 2019 for approximately 8000 vacancies at different branches of LIC across the country. Candidates interested in appearing for the exam must apply only through the official website - licindia.in. However, it is suggested to check the eligibility criteria before applying for the exam.

Read the complete article for more details related to the LIC Assistant 2021 exam such as vacancies, important dates, eligibility, the application process, exam pattern, syllabus, LIC Assistant Mains previous year question paper, admit card, result, etc. Candidates must note that LIC conducts the Assistant exam only as per the vacancies. The exam is not conducted every year.

LIC Assistant Exam 2021 Latest Update - The online application process for the LIC Assistant 2021 exam will begin in the third week of September 2021.

LIC Assistant Recruitment 2021 - Highlights

Exam Name

LIC Assistant Exam

Exam conducting authority

Life Insurance Corporation

Official website

Click Here

Exam level

National-level

Exam occurrence

Based on vacancies

Exam mode

Online

Type of Questions

Objective Type Questions

Application mode

Online


Available Application Forms

LIC Assistant Exam 2021 Important Dates

The important dates for LIC Assistant 2021 exam are as follows. The schedule is tentative as per the 2021 recruitment:

LIC Assistant Exam Events

Important Dates

Online registration process begins

3rd week of September 2021

Last date of online registration

1st week of October 2021

Last date for editing application details

1st week of October 2021

Online Fee payment

3rd week of September to 1st week of October 2021

Admit cards for Preliminary exam

3rd and 4th week of October 2021

LIC Assistant Preliminary Exam

Last week of October 2021

Preliminary exam result

Last week of November 2021

LIC Assistant Main Exam

Last week of December 2021

Main exam result

2nd week of January 2022


LIC Assistant Exam 2021 Pattern & Syllabus

LIC Assistant 2021 Exam Pattern

The LIC Assistant 2021 exam will be conducted in two phases as under:

  • Preliminary Phase
  • Main Phase

Here is the detailed pattern for both phases:

Preliminary Exam Pattern

Name of Tests

Number of Questions

Duration

Numerical Ability

35

20 minutes

Reasoning Ability

35

20 minutes

English/ Hindi Language

30

20 minutes

TOTAL

100

60 minutes

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Main Exam Pattern

The Main exam pattern for the different zones is different. The exam will be conducted online. The medium of the exam will be English/ Hindi except for language tests. Each question will be of 1 mark. There will be negative marking in the exam. 1/4th marks will be deducted for every wrong answer. Candidates must check out the LIC Assistant Mains previous year question papers for better understanding. Here are the details:

For North Central Region

Name of Tests

Number of Questions

Duration

Quantitative Aptitude

40

30 minutes

Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude

40

30 minutes

General/ Financial Awareness

40

30 minutes

English Language

40

30 minutes

Hindi Language

40

30 minutes

TOTAL

200

2 hours 30 minutes

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For Eastern/ South Central/ Southern Region

Name of Tests

Number of Questions

Duration

Reasoning Ability and Computer Ability

60

40 minutes

Quantitative Aptitude

50

40 minutes

General/ Financial Awareness

50

35minutes

General English

40

35 minutes

TOTAL

100

2 hours 30 minutes

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LIC Assistant Exam Syllabus

The syllabus for the LIC Assistant exam is provided based on the previous years’ question papers. Candidates are advised to solve sample papers, previous years’ question papers and mock tests for a better understanding of the syllabus and exam pattern.

LIC Assitant Preliminary Exam Syllabus

Numerical Ability - Simplification, Quadratic Equations, Number Series, Approximation, Data Interpretation, Data Sufficiency, Quantity Based Questions.

Reasoning Ability - Number Series, Puzzles, Seating Arrangement, Alphanumeric, Syllogism, Inequality, Coding-Decoding.

English - Reading Comprehension, Para Jumbles, Error Detection, Error Correction, Cloze Test.

LIC Assistant Main Exam Syllabus

Quantitative Aptitude - Data Interpretation, Average, Speed, Distance, and Time, Time and Work, Approximation, Number Series, Profit and Loss, Simple Interest and Compound Interest, Mixture and Allegations.

Reasoning - Statement Based Questions, Seating Arrangement, Syllogism, Alpha Numeric Sequence, Coding-Decoding, Puzzles, Analogy, Odd One Out, Blood Relation.

General/ Financial Awareness - Indian Economy, Current Affairs related to Indian Financial System, Recent Credit and Monetary Policies, Currency and Capital, National and International Matters, General History, Biology, Geography, and Applied Science, Awards and Honors.

English Language - Reading Comprehension, Cloze Test, Sentence Arrangement, Sentence Improvement, Error Spotting, Elementary Grammar, Synonyms-Antonyms.

Hindi Language - Hindi Vyakaran, Gadyansh, Vyaky Sudhar, Paadh Bodhan, Vilomarthi, Pryayvachi, Rikt sthano ki purti, Akarthi Shabd.

After covering all the syllabus for the exam, it is advised to solve sample papers and go through the previous years’ question papers. LIC Assistant Mains previous year question papers and preliminary exam papers are easily available online. Solving these papers help in analysing the preparation level and boosting confidence.



LIC Assistant Exam 2021 Eligibility

Candidates are advised to check the eligibility criteria carefully before filling the application form. If the candidates are found ineligible at any stage of the recruitment process, their candidature will be cancelled. Here are the details about eligibility conditions:

Nationality

The candidate must be an Indian citizen.

Age Limit (as on 1st September 2021)

  • The minimum age should be 18 years.
  • The maximum age should be 30 years.

In other words, the candidate must be born not earlier than 2nd September 1991 and not later than 1st September 2003 (both dates inclusive). Relaxation in the upper age limit will be provided to reserved category candidates.

Educational Qualification

Must have passed graduation examination (10+2+3 pattern) in any discipline from a recognised University.


LIC Assistant Exam 2021 Application Process

The application process for the LIC Assistant 2021 exam will tentatively begin in the third week of September 2021. The registration process will continue till the first week of October 2021. Candidates are advised to apply for the exam before the last date of registration. The detailed application process is provided here.

How to Apply for the LIC Assistant Exam 2021?

The application process can be completed in the following steps:

  • Application Registration
  • Document Scan and Upload
  • Payment of Fees

Application Registration

  • Visit the official LIC careers website.
  • Click on the ‘Recruitment of Assistants- 2021’ link.
  • Click on the ‘Next Page’ button.
  • Click on the ‘Click here to Apply Online’ link.
  • Now, click on the ‘Click here for New Registration’ button.
  • Enter the details such as Name, Email-ID, Contact details, etc. Submit the details for registration. On successful registration, a registration number and password will appear on the screen and will also be sent to the registered email ID.
  • Login using the registration ID and password and complete the application form with details such as Parents’ name, academic details, etc.
  • Save the details and move to the image upload.

Document Scan and Upload

  • Upload the scanned images of photograph, signature, and left thumb impression in the specified space. The scanned images should be of jpg/ jpeg format.
  • After a successful upload, move to the fee payment stage. 

Payment of Fees

  • Select the fee payment option.
  • Make fee payment as per your category.
  • After a successful fee payment, take a print of the confirmation page.

Application Fee

The application fee payment can be made using the Debit Card (Visa/ MasterCard/ Maestro/ RuPay), Credit Card, Mobile Wallets, and Internet Banking. The application fee is different for different categories.

Categories

Application Fee

For SC/ ST/PWD

₹ 85

For all other categories

₹ 510

Additional transaction charges and GST is to be paid by the candidates. The application fee is non-refundable.


Other Details

LIC Assistant Exam Selection Process

The LIC Assistant 2021 selection process will comprise of the following phases:

  • Phase I - Preliminary Exam
  • Phase II - Main Exam
  • Phase III - Medical Exam

The final merit list is prepared based on the Main exam scores.

LIC Assistant Exam 2021 Vacancies

The vacancies for 2021 recruitment will be known once the official notification is released. Here are the zone-wise details of the vacancies for 2019:

Zone

Vacancies

Northern Zone

1544

North Central Zone

1313

Eastern Zone

924

East Central Zone

1531

Central Zone

472

Southern Zone

400

South Central Zone

631

Western Zone

1104

TOTAL

7919

LIC Assistant 2021 Admit Card

The admit cards for the LIC Assistant 2021 exam Preliminary and Main phase will be released separately. Candidates can download the Preliminary exam admit card from the third week of September to the first week of October 2021. The admit card can be downloaded using the registration number and password. Paste your recent coloured passport-size photograph on the admit card. The photograph must be preferably similar to the one uploaded in the online application.

Candidates are required to carry the admit card, original photo ID (one photocopy), and ballpoint pen. Candidates will not be able to appear for the exam without the admit card.

LIC Assistant Exam 2021 Result

The LIC Assistant 2021 result for the Preliminary and Main phase examination will be declared separately. The Preliminary phase examination result will be declared in the last week of November 2021 and the Main phase examination result will be declared in the second week of January 2022. Candidates who qualify the Preliminary exam will be eligible for the Main exam. Candidates can check the sarkari results on the official website using their registration ID and password. The final merit list will be prepared based on the Main scores.

LIC Assistant Exam 2021 Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

The LIC Assistant 2021 recruitment registration will tentatively begin in the third week of September 2021. The Preliminary exam will be held in the last week of October 2021 and the Main exam will be held in the last week of December 2021. The answers related to frequently asked questions are here.

Question 1: When will the application process begin?

The application process will tentatively begin in the third week of September 2021.

Question 2: What is the last date for application submission?

The last date for LIC Assistant application submission will be in the first week of October 2021.

Question 3: Is the LIC Assistant exam conducted every year?

No. The recruitment is conducted based on vacancies. LIC accesses its vacancies and then conducts the recruitment.

Question 4: Can I make changes to the application details?

Yes, you can make changes in the application details before the final submission of the application using the ‘EDIT’ option. However, after the final submission of the application, no changes will be allowed.

Question 5: What is the age limit for the LIC Assistant exam?

The minimum age limit is 18 years and the maximum age limit is 30 years.

Question 6: What are the dates for the Preliminary examination?

The Preliminary exam will be conducted in the last week of October 2021.

Question 7: When will be the Main phase exam conducted?

The Main exam will be held in the last week of December 2021.

Question 8: Will there be any negative marking in the exam?

Yes, there will be negative marking in the Main exam. 1/4th marks will be deducted for every wrong answer.

Question 9: Will there be an interview process for selection?

No. There will be no interview process. Selection will be done on the basis of the Main exam marks.

Question 10: How will be the final merit list prepared?

The final merit list will be prepared based on the marks of the Main phase examination. Candidates must secure high marks to be selected for an appointment.

Question 11: Will there be any further process for selection?

Yes, a medical exam will be conducted for the final selection.

Question 12: What will be accepted as Photo ID proof for the exam?

Candidates can carry any one of the photo ID proofs Aadhaar Card/ PAN card/ Driving Licence/ Voter’s Card/ Passport/ Bank Passbook along with the admit card to the examination center. Candidates must carry the ID proof in original along with one photocopy.


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