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Exam Highlights
  • Exam Name
  • Mode of Conduction
    Online (Computer Based Test)
  • Exam Duration
    1 hour for Prelims and 2.5 hours for Mains
  • Exam Frequency
  • Official Website
  • Total No. of Questions
    Prelims: 100 Main: 120+2(Letter Writing & Essay)/Legal Drafting for AAO(Legal)
  • Medium of the exam
    English and Hindi
  • Marking Scheme
    -0.25 for an incorrect answer
Exam Dates
  • Official Notification
    February 2022
  • Start of Registration Process
    February 2022
  • End of Registration Process
    March 2022
  • Exam Date
    to be announced
Eligibilty Criteria

LIC AAO Eligibility: Age limit

Age limit is another important eligibility criterion to fulfil the requirement for LIC AAO.

  • Candidates should not be less than 21 years and should not be more than 30 years of age.
  • SC/ST- 5 years more than the above-mentioned age.
  • OBC- 3 years more than the above-mentioned age

LIC AAO Eligibility: Educational Qualification

The minimum educational qualifications to apply for the post of LIC AAO are mentioned in the below points:

  • Bachelor’s degree in any discipline.
  • Bachelor’s in engineering (computer science), IT, Electronics, or MCA/MSc in computer science.
  • Bachelor’s degree from a recognized college in any field and they should have passed the examination of Institution of Chartered Accountant and finished articles as introduced by Indian Institution of Chartered Accountant of India.
  • Bachelor’s degree in any field from a recognized university, the eligible candidate should have passed the CT1 + CT5 + at least 4 different papers of assessment led by Institute of Actuaries of India/ Institute and Faculty of Actuaries, UK (total of 6 papers).
  • Post-graduate master’s degree in Hindi/Hindi translation with English/Sanskrit as a subject or as one of the subjects from a recognized university.
Exam Pattern

LIC AAO 2022 Preliminary Exam Pattern:

The preliminary test consists of 100 multiple-choice questions and is conducted via computer. Candidates must select the proper option from the list of options. The prelims exam is 60 minutes long in total.

LIC AAO Particular LIC AAO Details
Mode of Examination Online
Type of Questions Objective
Number of Questions 100
Total Marks 70
Duration of Exam 60 minutes
Negative Marking Criteria No

LIC AAO 2022 Main Exam Pattern:

Candidates who score above the cutoff in the LIC AAO Prelims Exam are allowed to complete the main exam. The main exam is an online exam with 120 objective questions and 2 descriptive questions that must be completed in 2 hours and 30 minutes.

The table also contains additional information regarding the LIC AAO Mains test pattern:

LIC AAO Particulars LIC AAO Details
Mode of Exams Online
Types of Questions Objective and Descriptive
Number of Questions
  • Objective- 120
  • Descriptive- 2
Total Marks
  • Objective- 300
  • Descriptive- 25
  • Objective- 2 hours
  • Descriptive- 30 minutes

Candidates who qualify for the main exam will further be called for an interview and those who qualify for the interview will be called for a pre-recruitment medical test.


LIC AAO Prelims Syllabus 2022

LIC AAO Preliminary Exams include these subjects that include the following topics-

Subjects Topic
English Language
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Synonyms and Antonyms
  • Error, Correction
  • Rearrangement
  • Gap Fillers
  • Sentence Improvement
  • Connectors
  • Passage Correction
  • Idioms and Phrases
  • Word Formation
  • Spellings
  • Grammar
  • Theme Based Questions
  • Cloze Test
Quantitative Aptitude
  • Number Interpretation
  • Quadratic Problems
  • Number Series
  • Probability
  • Arithmetic Aptitude
  • Profit/Loss
  • Simple Interest
  • Work/Time/Distance/Speed
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Simplification
  • Approximation
Reasoning Aptitude
  • Verbal
  • Coding/Decoding
  • Input/output
  • Puzzles
  • Blood Relation
  • Directions
  • Analogy
  • Ranking, and Arrangement
  • Syllogisms
  • Odd one cut
General Knowledge
  • Current Events
  • Awards
  • Currencies
  • Basic Constitution
  • UN
  • History
  • Economics
  • Policies & Budget
  • Environment Scheme
  • International & National Events
  • Important Dates
  • Book & Authors
  • Sports News
  • Inventions
  • Discoveries
  • Committees
  • Commissions and Reports
Computer Knowledge
  • Microsoft Office
  • Computer Basics
  • Microsoft Windows
  • Input/ Output
  • Database Management
  • Cyber Security

LIC AAO Mains Syllabus 2022

Main Exams include the below-mentioned subjects and topics:

Data Analysis and Interpretation
  • Pie chart
  • Graph
  • Number Series
  • Quadratic Equations
  • Missing Graphs and Tables
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Arithmetic Section and Quantity Comparison
General Awareness Current Affairs:

  • National and International Affairs
  • Sports News
  • Important Days
  • Summits & Conferences,
  • Agreements
  • International Affairs
  • Awards and Honours
  • Schemes
  • Committees
  • Appointments
  • Books and Authors
  • Science and Defense
  • National and International Organizations
  • Obituaries

Static Affairs:

  • Countries and currencies
  • Indian dance forms
  • Festivals
  • Sports stadiums
  • Revolutions
  • Important dams
  • Thermal & Nuclear Power Plants
  • International Organizations & their Headquarter
  • Awards & their fields
  • National Parks & Wildlife Sanctuaries
  • Important Temples
  • Famous Places
  • Sports Trophies & Cups
  • State and Union Territories CM
Insurance and Financial Awareness
  • Insurance history
  • Terms related to the insurance sector
  • Taglines and chairman of insurance companies
  • Schemes and policies of Life Insurance of Corporations
  • Recent changes in the insurance sector and mergers and acquisitions.
English Language Descriptive
  • Formal/Informal Letters
  • Essay writing
  • Report writing

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