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LIC ADO Subject Wise Books for Exam Preparation 2021

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May 31, 2021

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Life Insurance Corporation of India recruits candidates as Apprentice Development Officers (ADO) every year. This exam is regarded as one of the most prestigious exams in the field of the insurance sector. Check LIC ADO Preparation Tips

Thus, the candidates need to have a thorough knowledge of Exam Pattern, Syllabus along with Books that need to be referred to crack LIC ADO exam with flying colours. To have a thorough understanding of the exam, the aspirants must check out the previous years’ papers

LIC ADO Highlights

Highlights of LIC ADO 2021

Name of the Post Apprentice Development Officer (ADO)
Conducted by Life Insurance Corporation of India
Mode of Examination Online
Exam Level National
Medium of Language English, Hindi
Official Website www.licindia.in
Exam Frequency Once in a Year
Post Location All Over India
Reasoning Ability

LIC ADO Books for Reasoning Ability

The Reasoning Ability component in the Prelims carries 35 marks and need to be answered within 20 minutes. In the Mains phase, Reasoning Ability is given along with Numerical Ability for 50 marks in Paper I. The topics that a candidate need to study in this section are as follows :

  • Syllogism
  • Puzzles
  • Alphabet Series
  • Coding and Decoding
  • Blood Relations
  • Clocks and Calendars
  • Mirror Images
  • Data Interpretation
  • Number Series
  • Decision Making
  • Statements and Conclusions etc
Name of Books Authors/ Publishers
A New Approach to Reasoning Verbal & Non-Verbal B S. Sijwali, Indu Sijwali
Modern Approach To Verbal & Non-Verbal Reasoning RS Aggarwal
Analytical Reasoning M K Pandey
Logical and Analytical Reasoning AK Gupta
Numerical Ability

LIC ADO Books for Numerical Ability

The numerical Ability component carries around 35 marks in the LIC ADO Prelims exam. It has to be answered within 20 minutes. In the Mains phase, Numerical Ability is given along with Reasoning Ability for 50 marks in Paper I. The topics that a candidate needs to study in this section are as follows:

  • Simplification
  • Simple and Compound Interest
  • Time and Speed
  • Time and Work
  • Percentage
  • Area
  • Profit and Loss
  • Number Series
  • Quadratic Equations
  • Average
  • HCF and LCM
  • Ages
  • Graphs like Pictorial, Bar and Pie Chart
Name of Books Authors/Publishers
Numerical Ability 18 Days Wonder S Chand
Fast Track Objective Arithmetic Arihant
Quicker Mathematics M Tyra
Quantitative Aptitude RS Aggarwal
General English

LIC ADO Books for General English

The General English component carries around 30 marks in the LIC ADO Prelims exam. It has to be answered within 20 minutes. In the mains phase, General English paper is given along with Current Affairs and General Knowledge for 50 marks in Paper-II. This section tests candidates based on Grammar, Vocabulary and Reading Comprehension. The topics that a candidate needs to study in this section are as follows;

  • Synonyms and Antonyms
  • Sentence Error and Sentence Correction
  • Word Arrangement
  • Fill in the blanks
  • Comprehension
  • Idioms and Phrases
  • Para connectors, completion, restatement, inference
  • Tenses and Preposition Rules
Name of Books Authors/Publishers
Objective General English SP Bakshi
Lucent’s General English -
English Grammar Wren and Martin
Essential English Grammar Raymond Murphy
Perfect Competitive English VK Sinha
LIC ADO Books

LIC ADO Books for General Knowledge and Current Affairs

Candidates need not study General Knowledge and Current Affairs for the LIC ADO Prelims exam. However, this component needs to be studied by candidates for Mains as part of Paper-II along with General English. The topics that are to be studied in this section are as follows:

  • Current affairs of National and International importance
  • General Science
  • Sports
  • Awards, Honors
  • Inventions and Discoveries
  • Countries, Capitals and Currencies
  • Indian History
  • Budget
  • Indian Economics
  • Indian Constitution
  • Indian Polity
  • Five Year Plans etc
Name of Books Authors/Publishers
Manorama Year Book -
Current Affairs Yearly Arihant
General Knowledge Lucent
History, Polity and Science NCERT Books of Class 8 to 10
Insurance Marketing

LIC ADO Books for Insurance Marketing

Insurance Marketing is exclusively a Mains topic as per the LIC ADO exam pattern 2021. It is part of Paper III and carries around 50 marks. The candidate is tested based on their knowledge of Financial Awareness, Insurance Market Awareness and the Indian Financial System. The topics to be studied in this section are as follows:

  • Financial Awareness: Capital Markets, Stocks and Bond Market, Money Market, Mutual Funds, Derivative Market, Primary and Secondary Markets, Foreign Exchange, Interbank Market, Indian Financial Market, Insurance Industry, Regulatory Agencies, FSDC establishment, International Financial Organisation.
  • Insurance Market Awareness: Introduction and History of Life Insurance and General Insurance, Types of Insurance, Ombudsman, Bancassurance, Insurance schemes, Insurance Market and related current affairs. ULIPs, Private Sector Insurance companies, Employment State Insurance Scheme, Abbreviations related to Insurance.
Name of Books Authors/Publishers
Insurance Awareness: Basic concepts and tips for an interview by Gauri Sankar
LIC ADO FAQs

LIC ADO FAQs 2021

Ques. What does the Apprentice Development Officer in LIC do?

Ans. ADO is responsible to appoint and train Agents who can sell life insurance policies to the general public.

Ques. What is the age limit for candidates to write the LIC ADO exam?

Ans. The candidates in between the age of 21-30 years are eligible to write the LIC ADO exam.

Ques. What is the basic pay given to candidates selected as ADO of LIC?

Ans. The basic pay of an Apprentice Development Officer is around Rs. 21,865. However, after increments, the salary of ADOs can go up to Rs 55075.

Ques. What is the in hand salary of LIC ADO?

Ans. The in hand salary of LIC ADO is in between Rs 30,000 to Rs 34,000.

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