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LIC ADO 2019: Admit Card, Syllabus, Salary, Job Profile, Cut off, Result

The Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) will be conducting the LIC ADO 2019 examination on 6 & 13 July 2019. Know the LIC ADO selection process, exam pattern, syllabus, release date of Admit Card, Result date, cut-off, ADO Salary & Job prospects here.


Jun 15, 2019 10:29 IST
    LIC ADO 2019 Recruitment
    LIC ADO 2019 Recruitment

    LIC ADO 2019: The Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) will be conducting the LIC ADO 2019 examination on 6 & 13 July 2019 for the recruitment of the Apprentice Development Officers (ADO). The LIC ADO 2019 online application process began on May 20, 2019 and ended on June 9, 2019. A total of 8581 vacancies have been announced this year. Candidates will be selected on the basis of Online Examination - Preliminary and Mains. The LIC ADO Recruitment 2019 is open for both - open market candidates as well as candidates working as Employees or Agents in the Life Insurance Corporation.

    As per the LIC ADO 2019 Notification, the LIC ADO Prelims 2019 online exam is scheduled to be held on July 6 & 13, 2019, while the LIC ADO Mains exam will be held on August 10, 2019. Both the LIC ADO Prelims and Mains examinations will be based on LIC ADO Syllabus. This article will give you the complete and detailed information about the LIC ADO 2019 exam, important dates, selection process, exam pattern, exam syllabus, LIC ADO Admit Card 2019, result date, cut-off, LIC ADO Salary, preparation tips, LIC ADO FAQs 2019 and so much more.

    Important Dates

    The important dates for LIC ADO 2019 Exam are:

    Event

    Dates

    Start of online application process

    20 May 2019

    Closure of online application process

    9 June 2019

    Last date of printing application form

    26 June 2019

    Release of Admit Card or Call Letter

    29 June 2019

    LIC ADO 2019 Prelims Exam Date (tentative)

    6 & 13 July 2019

    LIC ADO 2019 Mains Exam Date (tentative)

    10 August 2019

    LIC ADO Admit Card 2019

    The LIC will be issuing the Call Letters or the Admit Cards of LIC ADO 2019 exam on June 29, 2019 for Online Prelims examination. Candidates can download their admit cards on the official website - http://www.licindia.in/Bottom-Links/careers.

    How to download LIC ADO Admit Card 2019?

    1. Visit http://www.licindia.in/Bottom-Links/careers
    2. Enter Registration Number/Roll Number, Password & Date of Birth for downloading the call letter
    3. Take the print-out
    4. Affix recent photograph on the call letter

    Things to be taken to the examination center

    • Call Letter
    • Original Photo Identity Proof as stipulated in the Call Letter
    • Photocopy of the same photo identity proof

    LIC ADO 2019 Selection Process

    LIC ADO selection will be based on online test/ interview.

    The selection of the Apprentice Development Officers (ADO) will be done in three phases:

    • Preliminary Examination
    • Mains Examination
    • Interview

    LIC ADO 2019 Exam Pattern for Open Market Category

    The exam pattern of LIC ADO 2019 recruitment for Open Market Category candidates will include two phases – Preliminary & Mains.

    LIC ADO Prelims 2019: The Preliminary Exam will be Objective in nature and will be conducted online. The Prelims exam pattern is as follows:

    Section

    No. of Questions

    Maximum Marks

    Duration

    Medium of exam

    Reasoning Ability

    35 MCQs

    35

    20 minutes

    English & Hindi

    Numerical Ability

    35 MCQs

    35

    20 minutes

    English & Hindi

    English

    30 MCQs

    30

    20 minutes

    English

    Total

    100 MCQs

    70

    1 Hour

    -

    Note: English Language section will be qualifying in nature and its marks will not be counted for final ranking.

    LIC ADO Mains 2019: The Mains Exam will also be objective type and will be conducted online. The mains exam pattern is as follows:

     Section

    No. of Questions

    Maximum Marks

    Medium

    Duration

    Reasoning Ability & Numerical Ability

    50

    50

    English & Hindi

    120 minutes

    GK, Current Affairs and English Language with Special Emphasis on Grammar and vocabulary

    50

    50

    English & Hindi

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

    50

    50

    English & Hindi

    Total

    150

    150

    -

    2 Hours

    LIC ADO 2019 Exam Pattern for LIC Agents & Employees

    The recruitment of Apprentice Development Officer from LIC Agents and Employees will be done through single phase Mains Examination.

    Exam Pattern for LIC Agents

    Section

    No of Questions

    Maximum Marks

    Medium of exam

    Duration

    Reasoning Ability & Numerical Ability

    25

    10

    English & Hindi

    Composite 120 minutes

    General Knowledge, Current Affairs and English Language with Special Emphasis on Grammar and vocabulary

    25

    15

    English & Hindi

    Elements of Insurance and Marketing of Insurance

    50

    125

    English & Hindi

    Total

    100

    150

    -

    2 Hours

    Exam Pattern for LIC Employees

    Section

    No of Questions

    Maximum Marks

    Medium of exam

    Duration

    Reasoning Ability & Numerical Ability

    25

    25

    English & Hindi

    Composite 120 minutes

    General Knowledge, Current Affairs and English Language with Special Emphasis on Grammar and vocabulary

    25

    25

    English & Hindi

    Practice and Principle of Insurance Marketing

    50

    100

    English & Hindi

    Total

    100

    150

    -

    2 Hours

    Interview

    The total marks obtained in the Mains Examination will be considered for shortlisting of candidates for Interview. For the final merit listing, marks obtained in Mains exam + marks obtained in Interview will be considered.

    The Maximum Interview marks are 37.

    LIC ADO Syllabus

    Reasoning Ability

    Numerical Ability

    English

    General Awareness & Current Affairs

    Mathematical Reasoning

    Linear and Circular Sitting Arrangements

    Syllogism

    Puzzles

    Blood Relations

    Alphabet Series

    Coding-Decoding

    Statements and Conclusions

    Distance and Direction

    Statements and Arguments

    Clocks and Calendars

    Number Series

    Data Interpretation

    Decision Making

    Mirror Images

    Number System

     Profit and Loss

    Time and Distance

     Simple and Compound Interest

    Percentage

    Average

    Time, Distance, Work

    Boats and Streams

    Cistern and Pipe

    Mensuration

    Problems on Ages

    Ratio and Proportions

    Simplification

    Mixture and Allegation

     Data Interpretation

    Data Sufficiency

    Singular-Plural

    Fill in the Blanks

    Phrases and Idioms

    Antonyms and Synonyms

    Par Jumbles

    Parts of Speech

    Direct and Indirect Speech

    Subject-Verb Agreement

    Active and Passive Voice

     Spotting Errors

    Error Corrections

    Comprehension Reading

     Passage Completion

     Cloze Tests

    Sentence Improvement

    Important Days

    Books and Authors

    History of India

    Geography

    Indian Economics

    Indian Constitution

    Countries, Capitals, and Currencies

     National and International Organizations

     Awards, Honors and Recognition

    Science and Technology

    Inventions and Discoveries

    Financial Institutions – National and International

    Finance, Budget, and Five Year Plans

    Current Affairs – National and International

    Indian Politics, etc.

    LIC ADO Syllabus of Insurance Marketing

    • Introduction of Insurance
    • History of Life Insurance
    • History of General Insurance
    • Know About IRDAI
    • Types of Insurance
    • Indian Insurance Market
    • ULIP (Unit Linked Insurance Plan
    • Insurance Current Affairs
    • Insurance Ombudsman, Bancassurance
    • Current insurance schemes
    • Public Sector Insurance Companies
    • Glossary of Insurance Terms
    • Private Sector Insurance Companies
    • Employment State Insurance Scheme (ESIS)
    • Other Important Topics Related to Insurance Awareness
    • Schemes Related to Insurance (PMFBY, PMJJBY, PMSBY etc.)

    Job Requirement & Responsibility of LIC ADO

    The LIC Apprentice Development Officers (ADO) is sales supervision job. The ADOs are required to sponsor suitable candidates to be appointed as LIC Agents; then train them and help them to sell LIC policies to maximum number of people. The ADOs need to work in both Urban and Rural areas.

    However, the ADO cannot be appointed as the LIC Probationary Development Officer.

    Guarantee Bond

    Selected candidates will be required to give an undertaking to serve the Corporation for a minimum period of four years from the date of joining (including apprenticeship period) before joining as the LIC Apprentice Development Officer, failing which his or her heirs, executors or administrators will be liable to pay liquidated damages of Rs 25,000.

    Apprenticeship Period

    The newly appointed Apprentice Development Officer needs to undergo theoretical and field sales training.

    Probation

    The ADO who successfully completes the apprenticeship is suitable for appointment to the service of the LIC as a Development Officer and may be placed on probation. The period of probation is of 1 year and can be extended up to two years.

    LIC ADO Salary, Stipend & other benefits: What is the salary of LIC ADO?

    During the apprenticeship period, the ADO will be paid a fixed amount as stipend per month as per rules of the LIC. Later on, the ADO will enjoy a pay equal to the minimum of the basic pay and the dearness allowance of the Development Officers.

    At present the amount of stipend is around Rs 34,503 per month, except in case of LIC Employees candidates.

    On appointment as a Probationary Development Officer, the basic pay of Rs 21,865 per month in the scale of 21865-1340(2)-24545-1580(2)-27705-1610(17)- 55075 will be payable. The total emoluments, inclusive of House Rent Allowance & City Compensatory Allowance will be approximately around Rs 37,345 in ‘A’ Class City.

    Other benefits include Defined Contributory Pension Scheme, LTC, Gratuity, Medical Benefit, Group Insurance, Group Personal Accident Insurance, Vehicle Advance (2-wheeler/4-wheeler), Reimbursement against Brief Case or leather bag, mobile handset and attractive performance linked Incentives.

    Eligibility Criteria

    Three categories of candidates are eligible to apply for the recruitment of LIC ADO –

    • LIC Agents Category
    • LIC Employees Category
    • Open Market Category

    Category

    Qualification

    LIC Agents & Employee Category

     

    Applicant shall possess the Bachelor’s Degree of a Central University or the Fellowship of Insurance Institute of India, Mumbai.

    Open Market Category

     

    Applicant shall possess the Bachelor’s Degree of a Central University or the Fellowship of Insurance Institute of India, Mumbai.

    Work Experience

    Category

    Recruitment in Urban Area

    Recruitment in Rural Area

    Employees Category

     

    Minimum 3 years of service after confirmation in Class III post

    Agents Category

     

    Minimum 5 years experience as an agent or DSE/FSE with a net First Year Premium Income of minimum Rs 5,00,000 during the immediately preceding 5 financial years + net First Year Premium Income of Rs 1,00,000 on 50 lives in any 3 financial years

    Minimum 4 years experience as an agent or DSE/FSE with a net First Year Premium Income of minimum Rs 1,00,000 on 50 lives per year in any 3 of immediately preceding 4 financial years.

    Open Market Category

     

    Minimum 2 years experience in life insurance industry

    Note: “Rural Area” means an area with total population of 30,000 or less and operational area should have population of not more than 1 lakh. The “Urban Area” is area other than the rural area.

    Total Number of LIC ADO 2019 Vacancies & Zone-wise Break-Up

    The LIC ADO 2019 examination will be conducted to fill in 8581 vacancies across all Eight Zones of the LIC. Here is the table showing total number of vacancies in each zone:

    S. No.

    Zone Name

    Number of Vacancies

    1

    Central Zonal Office, Bhopal

    525

    2

    Eastern Zonal Office, Kolkata

    922

    3

    East Central Zonal Office, Patna

    701

    4

    North Central Zonal Office, Kanpur

    1042

    5

    Northern Zonal Office, New Delhi

    1130

    6

    South Central Zonal Office, Hyderabad

    1251

    7

    Southern Zonal Office, Chennai

    1257

    8

    Western Zonal Office, Mumbai

    1753

    Total

    8581

    LIC ADO 2019: Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

    1. Is there a negative marking in LIC ADO 2019 exam?

    Answer: There will be no negative marking in LIC ADO 2019 exam.

    2. What is the Age Limit of LIC ADO 2019 recruitment?

    Answer: The minimum age limit for the LIC ADO 2019 recruitment is 21 years. General Category Candidates should not be more than 30 years of age as on 1.05.2019. However, there is relaxation of Upper age limit for various categories. Have a look:

    Category

    Maximum Age

    SC/ST

    35 Years

    OBC

    33 Years

    LIC Employee who is not SC/ST/OBC

    42 Years

    LIC Employee who is a member of OBC

    45 years

    LIC Employee who is a member of SC/ST

    47 years

    LIC Agent or DSE/FSE who is not a member of SC/ST/OBC

    40 Years

    LIC Agent or DSE/FSE who is a member of OBC

    43 Years

    LIC Agent or DSE/FSE who is a member of SC/ST

    45 Years

    Ex-Servicemen

    • 30 years + Number of years served in armed forces (Maximum age 42 years in other than SC/ST/OBC cases)
    • Maximum age of 45 years if he is a member of OBC
    • Maximum age of 47 years if he is a member of SC/ST

    3. Is LIC ADO a government job?

    Answer: Yes, the LIC ADO is a Government job. The Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) is an Indian state-owned insurance group and investment company headquartered in Mumbai.

    4. How can I crack LIC ADO?

    Answer: The candidate should take into the consideration the above mentioned exam pattern and syllabus and a thorough preparation will help you get going in the LIC ADO 2019 exam.

    5. When will be the LIC ADO 2019 result released?

    Answer: The LIC ADO 2019 Result will be published on the official website of the LIC under the “Careers” section. The LIC ADO Prelims 2019 result will be declared by end of July 2019 and the LIC ADO Mains 2019 result will be released by the end of August 2019.

    6. What is the expected LIC ADO 2019 cut off?

    Answer: The LIC ADO 2019 cut off will be decided by the Life Insurance Corporation itself after considering different criterion and candidates’ performance.

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