LIC AAO Prelims 2019 Exam Analysis-4th & 5th May 2019 (Shift-1&2)|Negative Marking & Good Attempts

In this article, LIC AAO Prelims 2019 Exam Analysis held online on 4th and 5th May 2019 (Shift 1 & 2). The paper was conducted online in the Objective type MCQ format with separate timings for each section. There was no negative marking for wrong answers. The difficulty level of the exam was of moderate level. So, let’s look at the type of questions asked in this exam.

Created On: May 6, 2019 12:53 IST
LIC AAO Prelims 2019 Exam Analysis: 4th & 5th May 2019 (Shift-1&2)
LIC AAO Prelims 2019 Exam Analysis: 4th & 5th May 2019 (Shift-1&2)

LIC has started conducting the Assistant Administrative Officer (AAO) 2019 Prelims Exam from 4th May till 5th May, 2019. This year LIC has announced total 590 vacancies for the post of Assistant Administrative Officer (Generalist/ IT/ Chartered Accountant/ Actuarial/ Rajbhasha. Reservation for Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes, Other Backward Classes, Economically Weaker sections and Persons with Benchmark Disabilities shall be as under:

LIC AAO 2019 Vacancies

In this article we are going to share the detailed Exam Analysis of LIC AAO Prelims 2019 Exam conducted online on 4th & 5th May, 2019. Let’s first look at the Exam Pattern of LIC AAO 2019 Preliminary Exam.

LIC AAO Prelims 2019 Exam Pattern

LIC AAO Preliminary Examination consisting of objective MCQs will be conducted online on 4th and 5th May 2019. The test will have three sections (with separate timings for each section) as follows:

LIC AAO Prelims 2019 Exam Pattern


Number of Questions

Maximum Marks


Reasoning Ability



20 Minutes

Quantitative Aptitude



20 Minutes

English Language & Comprehension


Qualifying Nature

20 Minutes




1 Hour

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Highlights of LIC AAO 2019 Preliminary Exam

  • The paper was conducted in Online Mode across different cities.
  • It is compulsory to carry Admit Card with affixed Photograph on it and Original ID proof alongwith its photocopy as well. Candidates are required to bring one ball point pen also.
  • There is NO NEGATIVE MARKING for wrong answers
  • English Language test was of qualifying nature and the marks in English Language will not be counted for ranking.
  • The questions were in bilingual except English Language.
  • 20 minutes is allowed for each section.

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LIC AAO Prelims 2019 Exam Analysis held on 4th and 5th May 2019 (Shift 1 & 2)

LIC AAO Prelims 2019 Exam Analysis


(Maximum Marks)

Important Topics

Minimum Qualifying Marks

Difficulty Level

(Good Attempts)



Reasoning Ability

(35 Marks)

Input-Output, Circular Arrangement, Linear Arrangement, Syllogism, Inequalities, Direction Sense, Puzzle Test, Direction Sense, Coding-Decoding, Blood Relation, Data Sufficiency



Easy to Moderate


Quantitative Aptitude (35 Marks)

Approximation, Number Series, Number System, Ratio & Proportion, Percentage, Profit & Loss, Time & Distance, Time & Work, Mensuration, Averages, SI & CI, Permutation & Combination, Probability, Data Interpretation-Table, Bar, Pie Chart



Moderate to Difficult


English Language & Comprehension

(30 Marks)

Reading Comprehension(RC)-1 Passage, Synonym based on RC, Antonym based on RC, Parajumbles, Fill in Blanks in sentences, Cloze Test, Spotting Errors



Easy to Moderate

(15 to 17)








Candidate MUST obtain minimum qualifying marks in each Section separately and should also obtain minimum marks in the aggregate to qualify for the mains examinations.

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Important Points to Remember after LIC AAO 2019 Preliminary Exam

1. Phase-II: Main Examination

Based on the performance in Prelims Exam, candidates will be shortlisted for LIC AAO 2019 Mains Exam which is scheduled to be conducted on 28th June 2019. Main examination will consist of objective tests for 300 marks and descriptive test for 25 marks. Both the objective and descriptive tests will be online. The objective test will have separate timing for every section. Candidates will have to answer descriptive test by typing on the computer. Descriptive test will be administered immediately after the completion of the objective test.  

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2. Phase-III: Interview

Marks obtained in the Main Examination only will be considered for shortlisting for interview and marks obtained in Main Examination + marks obtained in Interview will be considered for final merit listing of candidates.

3. Pre-Recruitment Medical Examination/ Final Selection: 

Shortlisted candidates in final merit list will have to undergo Pre-Recruitment Medical Examination and if found medically fit, will be offered appointment.

The above analysis will help you to assess your rank among the thousands of candidates, who have appeared for the LIC AAO Prelims 2019 Exam held on 4th May, 2019.

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