LIC ADO is known as Life Insurance Corporation of India Apprentice Development Officer. The LIC ADO is a sales administrative job. The Life Insurance Corporation (LIC) is a reputed insurance group and investment company in India. It is the most valued government insurance company in India. The Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) conducts an Open Competitive exam for the recruitment of Apprentice Development Officer (ADO). The LIC of India will open many posts for ADO in 2021. The LIC ADO exam comprises of three stages- Preliminary, Mains and Personal Interview. LIC ADO exam is conducted on Online basis. The online application for LIC Apprentice Development Officer (ADO) is completed every year. It is a National Level exam. ADO post recruitment is done through LIC ADO exam conducted by the Corporation. Through this article, candidates will get to know about Eligibility, Selection Process, Application system, Exam process, Vacancies etc.
|Name of the Post||Apprentice Development Officer (ADO)|
|Conducted by||Life Insurance Corporation of India|
|Mode of Examination||Online|
|Medium of Language||English, Hindi|
|Exam Frequency||Once in a Year|
|Post Location||All Over India|
The online submission of the application of LIC ADO 2021 will start from March 2021. And the last date of submission of application form will be April 2021. Candidates for the post of ADO have to apply between March and April. The important dates for online application, Release of Admit Card date, Exam dates are given in the below table.
|Starting date of LIC ADO online application||March 2021|
|Last date of submission of application||April 2021|
|Release of Admit Card||June 2021|
|Announcement of Result||August 2021|
|Region||Number of Vacancies|
|Eastern Zonal Office (Kolkata}||922|
|Central Zonal Office (Bhopal)||525|
|Southern Zonal Office (Chennai)||1257|
|Western Zonal Office (Mumbai)||1753|
|North Central Zonal Office (Kanpur)||1042|
|East Central Zonal Office (Patna)||701|
|South Central Zonal office (Hyderabad)||1251|
|Northern Zonal Office (New Delhi)||1130|
To apply for LIC ADO 2021, Candidates have to apply online on its official website. To apply for the post, only one form is applicable for one candidate. The registration process will be held in two processes. In the first phase, Candidates are required to pay the application fees and in the second process, Candidates can fill the application form online and submit it. After submitting the application, Candidates have to take a printout of the application form for future reference. In the below-given points, the detailed Application process is being discussed:
The application process for Candidates belonging to the different category are mentioned in the below table:
|SC/ ST/ PWD||Rs. 50|
|For others||Rs. 600|
The minimum educational qualification to apply for the post of LIC ADO is that a candidate must have passed bachelor degree or its equivalent in any stream from a recognised university.
The minimum age limit to apply for the post of LIC ADO is 21 years and the maximum age should be 30 years specified by LIC of India. But there is relaxation for the Candidates belonging to SC/ ST/ OBC category. The age limit for the different category is given table:
|SC/ ST||35 years|
To apply for the post of LIC ADO 2021, Candidates must be a citizen of India. It is one of the important eligibility criteria to apply for this post.
The work experience level required for the post of LIC ADO, 2021 are:
|Category||LIC ADO Urban|
|LIC Employee||Candidates must have three years of experience in a Grade- 3 post|
|LIC Agent||Candidates must have 5 years of experience as a LIC agent|
|Open Category||Minimum 2 years of service experience in life insurance sector|
For LIC ADO rural, Candidates should have minimum of 5 years of service experience as a LIC Agent.
Candidates can get and download the admit card of the LIC ADO, 2021 on its official website. The process to download the admit card of both Preliminary and Mains examination are discussed below. The following steps to download the admit card are:
Candidates can get and download the admit card of the LIC ADO, 2021 on its official website. The following steps to download the admit card are mentioned below:
The LIC ADO exam pattern of 2021 will be available on its official website. The exam pattern is comprising of three phases- Written Exam, Personal Interview and Medical Test. The written test is an online test. It is a computer-based test. The written exam is based on two rounds: Preliminary and Mains.
The LIC ADO preliminary exams 2021 are held only for open category candidates and candidates who are existing employees of LIC and LIC agent are eligible to appear in LIC ADO Mains 2021 examination. The total duration of both the exam is 2 hours.
|Topic||Number of Questions||Duration|
|Quantitative Aptitude||35||20 minutes|
|Reasoning Ability||35||20 minutes|
|English Language||30||20 minutes|
|Total||100||60 minutes/ 1 hour|
The exam pattern of LIC ADO 2021 varies for different categories. To appear for LIC ADO 2021 Mains exam, candidates have to clear the LIC ADO 2021, Prelims exam.
The exam pattern for LIC ADO 2021 for belonging to open category are mentioned in the below table:
|Topics||Number of Questions||Marks|
|Reasoning Ability and Numerical Ability||50||50|
|General Language, Current Affairs and English Language||50||50|
|Insurance and Financial Marketing Awareness||50||50|
|Topics||Number of Questions||Marks|
|Reasoning Ability and Numerical Ability||25||25|
|General Language, Current Affairs and English Language||25||25|
|Insurance and Financial Marketing Awareness||50||100|
|Topic||Number of Questions||Marks|
|Reasoning Ability and Numerical Ability||25||10|
|General Language, Current Affairs and English Language||25||15|
|Insurance and Financial Marketing Awareness||50||125|
It is the second stage of examination. After clearing the LIC ADO Mains exams, Candidates will be called for Personal Interview. The Personal Interview consists of Aptitude based questions. The final merit list is prepared on the basis of aggregate marks obtained in Mains and personal Interview.
Candidates who cleared the Personal Interview of LIC ADO, 2021 have to appear for Medical Test which is conducted by LIC India. Candidates who pass the Medical Test will be appointed for the post of LIC ADO exam.
|Reasoning Ability||Mathematical Reasoning, Data Interpretation, Decision Making, Number Series, Alphabet Series, Puzzles, Syllogism, Coding and Decoding, Distance and Direction, Blood Relations, Statements and Conclusions, Mirror Images, Clocks and Calendars.|
|Numerical Ability||Simplification, Number Series, Quadratic Equations, Average, Percentage, Time and Work, Profit and Loss, Simple and Compound Interest, Time and Speed, Bar Graph, Pie Charts.|
|English||Grammar, Vocabulary, Sentence Arrangement, Comprehension, Synonyms, Antonyms, Error Correction.|
The syllabus of LIC ADO, 2021 consists of following sections:
LIC ADO 2021 result will be issued by the organizing authority of examination in online mode. The result is declared on the official website of LIC India. All the Candidates can log in in the website by entering their registration number and password to check the result. The details of Prelims and Mains result is discussed below:
Candidates can get the Prelims Result online at the official website of LIC India. To get the results online, Candidates have to follow the following steps discussed below:
The Cut Off score of LIC ADO 2021, will be released by the authority after declaration of the result. The Cut off score will be declared on its official website. Candidates who secured marks as per the cut off will be declared the qualified candidates. Qualified candidates will be shortlisted for further selection. The cut off will be on basis of a number of candidates, category and other factors.
Ques. What is the minimum eligibility for LIC ADO?
Ans. The minimum eligibility for LIC ADO is to qualify three years of graduation or bachelor degree in any stream from a recognized university.
Ques. What is the age limit to apply for LIC ADO?
Ans. The minimum age limit to apply for LIC ADO, 2021 is 21 years and the maximum age limit is 30 years.
Ques. What is the mode of examination for LIC ADO?
Ans. The mode of examination for LIC ADO is Online.
Ques. How to apply for the post of LIC ADO 2021?
Ans. Candidates have to visit the official website of LIC India to apply for the post of LIC ADO.
*The article might have information for the previous academic years, please refer the official website of the exam.