LIC ADO Recruitment 2020

The LIC ADO is a sales administrative job and it stands on Life Insurance Corporation of India. While the ADO stands on Apprentice Development Officer of India. LIC ADO Recruitment 2020, released the vacancies in every year. So, interested candidates can also apply the application form. Hence, Life Insurance Corporation of India is a well-reputed Insurance Company. LIC ADO Recruitment 2020, will notify the details by the official website of LIC.

Highlights of LIC ADO


Job Highlights


Life Insurance Corporation Of India

Vacancy Name

Apprentice Development Officer  

Total Vacancies

8581 Vacancies

Job Location

All Over India

Types Of Job

Central Government Jobs

Registration Dates

Released soon

Application Mode

Online Mode

Selection Stage

Prelims Exam, Mains Exam, Interview

Official Website

LIC ADO Vacancies 2020 Zone wise Details

The LIC ADO released the notification about the vacancies in the zone wise. LIC ADO Recruitment 2020. Therefore, the details about the zone wise are given below in the tabular form:-

Allocation Of Zone Wise Vacancies
S. No.
Zone Name
Central Zone (CZ), Bhopal
Eastern Zone (EZ), Kolkata
East Central Zone (ECZ), Patna
North Zone (NZ), New Delhi
North Central Zone (NCZ), Kanpur
Southern Zone (SZ), Chennai
South Central Zone (SCZ), Hyderabad
Western Zone (WZ), Mumbai
Total No. of Vacancies

LIC ADO Exams Dates

The details about the examination of LIC ADO will be released on the official website of LIC. After that, the candidates see the exam dates and practice about the exam. At this time, the dates of the exam have not to be released by the LIC ADO. LIC ADO Recruitments 2020, the months of the exam will be notified here. Therefore, the exam dates and months details are given below in the tabular form:-

LIC ADO Exams 2020
EventsExam Dates
Online ApplicationMay 2020
Prelims ExamJuly 2020
Mains ExamAugust 2020
Final ResultsSeptember/ October 2020

LIC ADO Eligibility

The candidates need to full fill all category which is mentioned in the rules of applying the examination form of LIC ADO 2020. LIC ADO Recruitment 2020. Therefore, the interested candidates check the eligibility criteria before applying the application form of LIC ADO. Also, the details are given below:-

Age Limit

The candidates should be more than 30 years at least and not be less than 21 years. So, the candidates are applicable to fill the application form by the given age criteria. Due to some age reason the candidates did not fill the application form of LIC ADO then, its not a fault of candidates. In other words, every year the LIC released the vacancies, interested candidates fill the application form every year.

Experience Required

The details of the experience required for the post of LIC ADO are given below in the form of tabular. So, the candidates can check the experience eligibility:-

CategoryLIC ADO Recruitment (Urban)LIC Recruitment (Rural)
LIC EmployeeExperience Required
Minimum 3 years of Service in Grade III Post
Minimum Experience of 5 Years as an Agent or as a DSE/ FSEMinimum Experience of 4 years as an agent or as a DSE/ FSE
LIC AgentMinimum Experience of 5 years as an agent or as a DSE/ FSEMinimum experience of 4 years as an agent or as an DSE/ FSE
OthersPreference would be given to candidates having a minimum of 2 years experience in LIC industry.

Age Relaxation

Age relaxation comes for the reserved category candidates. Therefore, the reserved category has the relaxation for applying the application form of LIC ADO. LIC ADO Recruitments 2020. So, the details of age relaxation are given below:-

CategoryUpper Age Limit
GeneralOpen Market Category30
LIC Employee Only42
LIC Agent40
OBCOpen Market Category33
LIC Agent45
Open Market Category43
SC/ STOpen Market Category35
LIC Agent47
Open Market Category45

Educational Qualification

The candidates who want to apply the Application Form of LIC ADO Similarly, the candidates must have a Graduated Degree from a government recognized College and University.

LIC ADO Selection Process 2020

The selection process of the LIC ADO is very necessary for the candidates. Therefore, the candidates know the selection process and prepare for the process. At least, the candidates try to perform better in the LIC ADO exam. The Exam is conducted by LIC. So, the selection process is very important. Hence, the selection process is conducted in three stages:-

  1. Written Test/ Online Test
    • Phase -I:- Preliminary Exam
    • Phase -II:- Mains Exam
  2. Personal Interview
  3. Medical Test

LIC ADO Exam Pattern

The Exam Pattern of LIC ADO is divided into three-level. Likewise, the exam of LIC ADO is conducted three times. So, the exam pattern of LIC ADO is very necessary to know. Therefore, the details are given below:-

Prelims Exam Pattern

The Prelims Exam of LIC ADO is has been divided into three parts:-

  1. Reasoning
  2. Numerical Ability
  3. English Language

The LIC ADO examination is conducted in three different categories. So, the details are given below:-

  1. Open Market:- Open for All the candidates who have a Graduated degree.
  2. For LIC Employee:- Open for candidates who are a full-time employee in any company:- and salaried employee of LIC.
  3. LIC Agent:- Open for those candidates who work as agents under LIC.

The Scheme of Prelims Exams of LIC ADO are given below in the tabular form:-

LIC ADO Exam TopicsTotal Number of QuestionsTotal MarksTime Period
Reasoning353520 Minutes
Numerical Ability353520 Minutes
English language303020 Minutes
Total10010060 Minutes

NOTE:- The English Language Marks will not be considered for the ranking of the exam. Therefore, the Prelims exam is also conducted only for Open Market Category. The LIC Employee and LIC Agent consist of a single-phase that is Mains Examination.

LIC ADO Mains Exam Pattern

Open Market Category

Paper -I 

(Reasoning Ability & Numerical Ability)


Total Numbers of QuestionsMaximum MarksDuration of Exam 
5050Composite 120 Minutes

Paper – II

General Knowledge, current affairs and English language


Papper – III

Insurance and Finance Marketing Awareness with special emphasis on knowledge of Life Insurance 

100100 100

For Agents Category

Paper- I

Reasoning Ability & Numerical Ability

Total No. of QuestionsMaximum MarksDuration of Exam 
2510Composite 120 Minutes

Paper- III

Elements of Insurance and Marketing of Insurance


Paper- II

General Knowledge, Current Affairs and English Language


For Employee Category

Paper- I 

Reasoning Ability & Numerical Ability

Total no. of QuestionsMaximum MarksDuration of Times 
2525Composite 120 minutes

Paper – III

Practice and Principle of Insurance Marketing


Paper – II

General Knowledge, Current Affairs and English Language


Personal Interview

The candidates who qualify the Prelims Exam and Mains Exams of LIC ADO are called for an Interview round. So, the interview test is of 37 marks and the test includes with Aptitude based Questions and to check the reasoning and thinking capability of the candidate.

Medical Exam 

The medical test is a very important test for the candidates. Before releasing the final merit list of the candidates who crack the exam, the LIC conducts the medical test for the shortlisted candidates. Therefore, the shortlisted candidates can pass the exam they can hire for the post of Apprentice Development Officer.

LIC ADO Syllabus 2020

The syllabus of LIC ADO is very important for candidates, it helps to crack the IBPS RRB exam.  LIC AD Recruitment 2020, in the LIC ADO syllabus, contains many subjects for study, the syllabus helps for study. The topic related to the exam are given below:- 

Mains Syllabus

The Mains Examination for LIC ADO are determined the covers questions from the following sections. The details are given below:-

(I) Reasoning Ability and Numerical Ability
(II) General Knowledge, Current Affairs and English Language
(III) Insurance Marketing
(IV) Insurance and Financial Marketing Awareness for Open Market Category
(V) Elements of Insurance and Marketing of Insurance for Agents Category
(VI) Practice and Principle of Insurance Marketing for Employee Category

The section-wise syllabus is for LIC ADO Mains Exam are given below:-

Reasoning Ability Syllabus

  • Mathematical Reasoning
  • Syllogism
  • Linear and Circular Sitting Arrangements
  • Puzzles
  • Alphabet Series
  • Coding-Decoding
  • Distance and Direction
  • Blood Relations
  • Statements and Conclusions
  • Statements and Arguments
  • Number Series
  • Clocks and Calendars
  • Data Interpretations
  • Mirror Images
  • Decision Making

Numerical Ability Syllabus

The Numerical Ability Syllabus is conducted to the test Mathematical and calculation skills of the candidates who are applying the application form. LIC ADO Recruitment 2020. So, the different topics are included in the sections which are given below in the tabular form:-

Numerical AbilityTopics Included
Number Series, Quardretic Equations, Average
Percentage, Time & Work, Area, Profit & Loss
Simple & Compound Interest
Tiem& Speed, Investment
HCM, LCM, Problem of Ages
Bar Graph, Pictorial Graph, Pie Chart

General Knowledge & Current Affairs

  • Current Affairs of National & International News
  • Indian Current Events
  • banking
  • General Science
  • General Knowledge
  • Science, Technology
  • Sports
  • Culture & Banking sector
  • Budget and Five Year Plans
  • Current Events from Sports
  • Awards and Honors, Science – Inventions and Discoveries
  • Countries, Capitals, and Currencies
  • History of India
  • Indian Economics
  • Indian Constructitutions and Indian Politics

English Syllabus

  • Grammar
  • Vocabulary
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Synonyms
  • Antonyms
  • Sentence Error and Sentence Correction
  • Fill in the Blanks
  • Sentences Arrangements/ Word Arrangements
  • Comprehension & Cloze Test
  • Vocabulary Questions
  • Para connectors, Para Restatements, Para Completion, Paragraph Inference, Para Fillers

Insurance Marketing Syllabus

The Syllabus of the Insurance Marketing Syllabus is divided into two sections. Therefore, the details of the sections are given below:-
1. Financial Awareness
2. Insurance Market Awareness

Financial AwarenessInsurance Market Awareness

Indian Financial market

Capital Markets and the government

Stock Markets and Bond Markets

Money markets and their roles in the financial system

Mutual Funds, Insurance Industry, Regulatory Agencies and Insurance Indrustry

Derivation Markets and private Investing, Primary markets, Special Statutes for certain financial Intermediaries

Establishment of FSDC, Financial stability and Development council, International financial organization

Introduction and History of Life Insurance, History of General Insurance, Types of Insurance, Indian Insurance Market, Insurance Current Affairs, Insurance Ombudsman, Bancassurance and Current insurance schemes

Unit Linked Insurance Plan Public (ULIP), Sector Insurance Companies, Glossy of Insurance Terms, Private sector Insurance Companies.

Employment State Insurance Scheme (ESIS), Abbreviations relates to Insurance Industry. 

Insurance Awareness

Scheme relates to Insurance (PMFBY, PMJJBY, PMSBY etc).

LIC ADO Preparation 2020

For a better understanding of the Exam Pattern of LIC ADO, the candidates can take help to the LIC ADO Previous year question paper and the related books. LIC ADO Recruitment 2020. Therefore, the referrer book about the examination of LIC ADO details are given below:-

Name of the BooksPublisher
LIC Apprentice Development Officer Recruitment ExamDr. Lal & Jain
Kiran’s LIC ADO Prelim. Online exam Practise Work- Book EnglishKiran Prakashan
Guide to LIC ADO Prelims Exam with 3 Online TestsDisha Publications
LIC ADO Recruitment ExaminationArihant Publication

Books For Reasoning

Some of the Recommended books for the Reasoning which helps to clear the exam of LIC ADO. The books details are given below in the tabular form:-

Name of the BooksAuthor’s Name
Logical and Analytical Reasoning (English)A. K. Gupta
A New Approach to Reasoning Verbal & Non Verbal (English)B. S. Sijwali, Indu Sijwali
Analytical ReasoningM. K. Pandey
Verbal & Non- Verbal ReasoningR. S. Aggarwal

Books For English

Some of the Recommended books for the English which helps to clear the exam of LIC ADO. The books details are given below in the tabular form:-

Books Authors
Perfect Competitive EnglishV. K. Sinha
Competitive EnglishKiran Prakashan
Objective General EnglishS. P. Bakshi

Books For General Awareness

Here, some of the Recommended books for the general awareness which helps for clear the exam of LIC ADO. The books details are given below in the tabular form:-


Books Authors
General Knowledge Binary Karan
General Knowledge Arihant Publication
General PhysicsRakesh Yadav
General ScienceLucent


LIC releases LIC ADO notifications every year and gives a better opportunity for those who want to see their career in the banking sector. I hope this blog can help you to clear the LIC ADO exams. Now, that you have completed this blog about LIC ADO you briefly know What is the LIC ADO, 2nd is highlights of LIC ADO Exams, then vacancies of the post, 4th is Exams Dates, eligible criteria 2020 exams and the exam pattern of LIC ADO. Here you know about the IBPS RRB Recruitment 2020 in my other post.

Now, the candidates are advised that before applying to LIC ADO you should have to get all the details related to LIC exam. It helps you to perform better. At last, we only want to say that there is nothing big that we can not achieve. But only you should have to focus on their objectives. 


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