LIC AAO 2022 : Notification, Application, Dates, Vacancies, Syllabus, Exam Pattern, Selection Process

Life Insurance Corporation Assistant Administrative Officer Exam 2022 ( LIC AAO )

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Rachit Kumar Saxena

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Updated on May 29, 2022 22:31 IST

LIC AAO 2022 exam notification and application will be released soon. Life Insurance Corporation (LIC) had released a notice regarding the recruitment of the Assistant Administrative Officers (AAO)/ Assistants in the organisation. The company stated in its notice that it will release the LIC AAO/Assistant recruitment notification whenever it deems fit to do so. LIC AAO 2022 exam registration will start with the release of official notification. LIC AAO notification will mention the eligibility conditions, the number of vacancies, application dates, syllabus, exam pattern and the rules and regulations that will govern the conduct of the exam. 

What is LIC AAO?

LIC is the largest life insurance company in India. It has its offices across the nation and always requires manpower for its ever-expanding insurance business. To maintain the momentum of the business and create valuable products through customer feedback channels, LIC recruits the Assistant Administrative Officer (AAO) through the LIC AAO exam every year. LIC AAO is the most important functionary in the LIC office as all the business of the office requires his/her approval. The post provides a lucrative salary and other allowances. This is the reason that a large number of candidates fill out the application for the exam.

The following posts are filled through the LIC AAO Exam.

  • AAO Generalist
  • AAO IT
  • AAO Chartered Accountant
  • AAO Actuarial
  • AAO Rajbhasha

LIC AAO 2022 Latest Update

LIC AAO Exam 2022 Important Highlights
Features Details 
Exam Name LIC AAO Exam
Conducting Body Life Insurance Corporation
Exam Level National
Vacancies To be announced

Exam Frequency 

Once a year
Medium of Exam English/Hindi

Intimation+Exam Fees

INR 700 (General category) and INR 85 (Reserved category)
Exam Mode        Online
Exam Website   https://www.licindia.in

LIC AAO 2022 Eligibility Criteria

The candidates must ensure that they fulfil all the eligibility conditions before appearing in the LIC AAO exam. The eligibility conditions are the minimum conditions that need to be achieved by the candidates. 

LIC AAO Age Limit

The candidate must have attained the age of 21 and must not exceed the age of 30 years. Following age relaxation is provided to the reserved category candidates:

Category Age Relaxation (in Years)
SC/ST
OBC 3
Person with Benchmark Disabilities(Gen) 10
Person with Benchmark Disabilities(SC/ST) 15
Person with Benchmark Disabilities(OBC) 13
ECO/SSCO (GEN) 5
ECO/SSCO (SC/ST) 10
ECO/SSCO (OBC) 8
Confirmed LIC employees Further Relaxation of 5 Years

Educational Qualification required for LIC AAO

Since there are functionally different positions notified under the umbrella exam of LIC AAO, the educational qualifications required for all the posts are different. Following are the required post-wise required educational qualifications:

A. For AAO (Generalist): Graduation degree in any discipline.

B. For AAO (IT): Bachelor's degree in Engineering in Computer Science, IT or Electronics, or an MCA, or an MSc (Computer Science).

C. For AAO (Chartered Accountant): Bachelor’s degree from a recognised Indian University/Institution and candidate should have passed the final examination of Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and completion of articles as presented by Institute of Chartered Accountants of India.

The candidate should be an Associate Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. Candidates need to provide their membership number and it will be verified with the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India.

D. For AAO (Actuarial): Bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a recognized Indian University/Institution and candidates should have compulsorily passed papers CT1 and CT5 plus four or more other papers of the examination conducted by the Institute of Actuaries of India/Institute and Faculty of Actuaries, UK (Total six or more papers) as on the date of eligibility i.e. March 1, 2020. 

Candidates should provide their membership number and the same will be verified with the Institute of Actuaries of India / Institute and Faculty of Actuaries, UK. 

E. For AAO (Rajbhasha): Master’s degree in Hindi/Hindi translation with English as one of the subjects at the Bachelor’s degree level 
or
Post Graduate Master’s degree in English with Hindi as one of the subjects at the Bachelor’s degree level
or
Post Graduate Master’s degree in Sanskrit with English and Hindi as subjects at Bachelor’s degree level.

All the educational qualifications mentioned above should be obtained from a University/Institute/Board recognised by Govt. of India/approved by the Government Regulatory Bodies and the result should have been declared on or before March 1, 2020. It implies that the candidates appearing in the last year of their Graduation degree are not eligible to appear in the LIC AAO exam.

LIC AAO 2022 Important Dates

LIC AAO 2022 exam will be notified soon. The expected dates for the LIC AAO exam 2022 can be summarised below:

LIC AAO Event

Date

Salient features

LIC AAO notification

June 2022

LIC AAO 2022 notification will mention the number of vacancies, the selection process and the related information

LIC AAO Application

June 2022

LIC provides a twenty-day window to fill the LIC AAO Applications

LIC AAO Prelims exam

September 2022

LIC AAO Prelims exam 2022 will be conducted online as CBT

LIC AAO Prelims Result

October 2022

The LIC AAO Prelims Result will be announced online for all the posts

LIC AAO Main Exam

November 2022

LIC AAO Main Exam will be conducted online

LIC AAO Main Result

December 2022

The LIC AAO Result for the main exam will also be declared online only

LIC AAO Result for pre-recruitment medical examination

January 2023

LIC will release the list of candidates for the prerecruitment medical test

LIC AAO Final Result

March 2022 (Tentative)

The final result of the exam will be declared online only

LIC AAO Exam 2020 Exam Dates

LIC AAO exam was conducted on August 28, 2021. See here the other important LIC AAO exam dates.

LIC AAO Event

Date

Salient features

LIC AAO notification

25-Feb-2020

LIC AAO 2020 notification mentioned the number of vacancies, selection process and the related information

LIC AAO Application

15-Mar-2020

LIC provided a twenty-day window to fill the LIC AAO Applications

LIC AAO Prelims exam

4 Apr 2020 28-Aug-2021

The LIC AAO Prelims exam was postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic

LIC AAO Prelims Result

28-Sep-2021

The LIC AAO Prelims Result was announced online for all the posts

LIC AAO Main Exam

31-Oct-2021

LIC AAO Main Exam will be conducted in online mode

LIC AAO Main Result

17-Jan-2022

The LIC AAO Result for the main exam was declared online and only 19 candidates were selected

LIC AAO Result for pre-recruitment medical examination

14-Feb-2022

LIC released the result of candidates qualified for the pre-recruitment medical examination

LIC AAO Final Result

March 2022 (Tentative)

The final result of the exam will be declared online only

LIC AAO Vacancies

LIC AAO vacancies were notified in the official notification. The post-wise LIC AAO vacancies are given below:

Post SC ST OBC EWS Unreserved Total
AAO Chartered Accountant 6 3 11 4 16 40
AAO Actuarial 4 3 8 3 12 30
AAO Legal 7 3 10 4 16 40
AAO Rajbhasha 1 1 2 0 4 8
AAO IT 7 4 14 5 20 50
Total 25 14 45 16 68 168

It is important to note that the candidate could apply for one post only. In case, the candidate applied for more than one post, his or her application was rejected.

Also Read: LIC AAO vacancies

LIC AAO Syllabus

LIC AAO syllabus is the foundation stone of the preparation. The candidates need to cover the syllabus in its entirety to secure better marks in the exam and ensure their selection.

Also Read: Official LIC AAO Syllabus

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LIC AAO Selection Process

The LIC AAO exam is conducted in three stages. Following are the stages in the LIC AAO exam:

  • Preliminary Examination
  • Main Exam
  • Interview

The selection process comprises the following steps:

LIC AAO Notification

LIC had released the LIC AAO notification on February 25, 2020. The notification marked the beginning of the LIC recruitment process. LIC AAO notification is the most important document as it provides all the information regarding the important dates, eligibility criteria, age limit, exam centres and the likes. The candidates must read the official notification to get all the important details before filling the application form.

Download Here: LIC AAO 2020 Official Notification

LIC AAO Application Form

LIC Application link is activated after the release of notification. The candidates need to register on the official website and after registration, they can fill the application form. The candidates need to submit the application fee (according to their category) and submit the form. 

Also Read: Documents required with LIC AAO Application Form

LIC AAO Admit Card

LIC AAO Admit Card is released to all the registered candidates whose applications were accepted by the exam conducting authority. As per the notification, it is released ten days before the exam date.

Also Read: How to download LIC AAO Admit Card

LIC AAO Prelims Exam

LIC AAO Exam is conducted online as the Computer Base Test (CBT). The exam is conducted at the national level at the designated exam centres. The candidates need to reach the exam centre one hour before the exam begins and follow all the instructions provided with the admit card.

LIC AAO Result

LIC AAO Result is declared after the evaluation of all the exam copies. The LIC AAO Result is declared separately for each stage of the exam. 

LIC AAO Main Exam

The candidates who qualify for the prelims exam are called for the LIC AAO Main Exam. It comprises two parts - objective and descriptive paper. Descriptive papers of only those candidates will be evaluated who qualify in the objective paper of the main examination.

Also Read: LIC AAO Main Exam Pattern

LIC AAO Interview

The candidates who clear the main exam are called for the interview. The interviews are conducted at the designated offices of LIC. Along with the interview, the document verification process is also carried out.

LIC AAO Result

After the interview, LIC releases the final result and call the candidates appointment.

Also Read: LIC AAO Selection Process

LIC AAO Preparation

LIC AAO exam is around the corner and the candidates should smartly prepare for the LIC AAO exam 2021. Quantitative Aptitude and Reasoning are two important topics that need to prepare fully. The candidates should each and every sub-topic assigned under these two and should practice more and more with the previous year's papers and mock tests. 

Also Read: LIC AAO preparation strategy.

LIC AAO Guarantee Bond

The candidates who clear the LIC AAO exam will be appointed as probationers for one year. This period can be extended to two years based on the performance of the candidate. Before joining as a Probationer in the LIC, the candidate needs to furnish a guarantee bond of Rs five lakh.

Read More: LIC AAO Salary

LIC AAO 2022 FAQs

Q: When will the LIC AAO final result 2022 be announced?

A: LIC released the list of candidates eligible for the pre-medical recruitment examination. The eligible candidates will be called for appointment purposes after the medical examination. This can be considered as the final result because very few candidates fail in the medical examination.

Q: When will LIC AAO main exam result be announced?

A: LIC AAO main exam result was announced on January 17 for Assistant Engineer and Assistant Administrative Officer (AAO) Specialist only. Check here for details.

Q: Is there any negative marking in the LIC AAO exam?

A: There is no negative marking at any stage of the LIC AAO exam. The LIC AAO notification does not mention negative marking or penalty for the wrong answer

Q: What is the difference between LIC AAO and LIC ADO?

A: LIC Assistant Administrative Officer is very different from LIC Apprentice Development Officer. ADO work under the Divisional officers and help in building the business through the recruitment of LIC agents under them. 

Q: Is there any normalisation of marks in LIC AAO exam?

A: Yes, there is a normalisation of marks in the LIC AAO prelims as well as the main exam. The process is explained in the notification

Q: Can a candidate apply for more than one post in LIC AAO exam?

A: No, the candidate cannot apply for more than one post. In case the candidate applies for more than one post, his/her form will be rejected

Q: Is there any group discussion in the LIC AAO interview?

A: There is no group discussion in the LIC AAO interview

Q: Is LIC AAO a target-based job?

A: No, LIC AAO is not a target-based job. It is an administrative job and the candidates need to manage the back-office operations

Q: Is LIC AAO a government job?

A: Life Insurance Corporation of Indian is a state-run insurance company. It is one of the largest PSUs in India.

Q: Is LIC AAO a rural job?

A: It depends on the posting because LIC has its offices is each nook and corner of the country. But the offices will not be located in purely rural areas.

Q: Is LIC AAO a field job?

A: No, LIC Assistant Administrative Officer is not a field job. It is an office job but sometimes the officer needs to travel for audit, supervision and the likes.

Q: Is there any Guarantee Bond in LIC AAO?

A: Yes, there is a Guarantee Bond of Rs Five Lakh as given in the LIC AAO notification 2020.
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