LIC Assistant Exam 2020 - Application Form, Syllabus, Eligibility, Admit Card, and Result

LIC Assistant Exam

Life Insurance Corporation (LIC) is expected to conduct the recruitment for LIC Assistant post in 2020. The application process will tentatively begin in the third week of September. In 2019, the recruitment process was held 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 2020 exam such as vacancies, important dates, eligibility, the application process, exam pattern, syllabus, 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 2020 Latest Update - The online application process for the LIC Assistant 2020 exam will begin in the third week of September 2020. LIC Assistant 2019 Main exam result was declared on 16th January 2020.

LIC Assistant Exam 2020 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


LIC Assistant Exam 2020 Important Dates

The important dates for LIC Assistant 2020 exam are as follows. The schedule is tentative as per the 2019 recruitment:

Exam Events

Important Dates

Online registration process begins

Third week of September 2020

Last date of online registration

First week of October 2020

Last date for editing application details

First week of October 2020

Online Fee payment

Thrid week of September to First week of October 2020

Last date for printing the filled-in application

First week of February 2021

Admit cards for Preliminary exam

Thrid and Fourth week of October 2020

LIC Assistant Preliminary Exam

Last week of October 2020

Preliminary exam result

Last week of November 2020

LIC Assistant Main Exam

Last week of December 2020

Main exam result

Second week of January 2021


LIC Assistant Exam 2020 Pattern & Syllabus

The LIC Assistant 2020 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. 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 under based on the previous years’ question papers. Candidates are advised to solve sample papers, previous years’ question papers and mock tests for 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.



LIC Assistant Exam 2020 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 2020)

  • Minimum age should be 18 years.
  • Maximum age should be 30 years.

In other words, the candidate must be born not earlier than 2nd September 1990 and not later than 1st September 2002 (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 2020 Application Process

The application process for the LIC Assistant 2020 exam will tentatively begin in the third week of September 2020. The registration process will continue till the first week of October 2020. 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 2020?

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- 2020’ 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 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 2020 Selection Process

The LIC Assistant 2020 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 2020 Vacancies

The vacancies for 2020 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 2020 Admit Card

The admit cards for the LIC Assistant 2020 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 2020. 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 2020 Result

The LIC Assistant 2020 result for Preliminary and Main phase examination will be declared separately. The Preliminary phase examination result will be declared in the last week of November 2020 and the Main phase examination result will be declared in the second week of January 2021. Candidates who qualify the Preliminary exam will be eligible for the Main exam. Candidates can check the results at the official website using their registration ID and password. The final merit list will be prepared based on the Main scores.

LIC Assistant Exam 2020 Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

The LIC Assistant 2020 recruitment registration will tentatively begin in the third week of September 2020. The Preliminary exam will be held in the last week of October 2020 and the Main exam will be held in the last week of December 2020. 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 2020.

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 2020.

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 in 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 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 2020.

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

The Main exam will be held in the last week of December 2020.

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 appointment.

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

Yes, a medical exam will be conducted for 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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