LIC AAO Syllabus


The LIC AAO Exam is divided into three steps. A student needs to pass through individual exam to get hold of his/her desired post.

  • LIC AAO Preliminary (Objective Type)
  • LIC AAO Main examination (Objective Type)
  • LIC AAO Interview

LIC AAO Preliminary (Objective Type):

The LIC AAO Preliminary (Objective Type) is of 100 marks. Questions from English language, Quantitative aptitude and Reasoning ability are asked in the prelims. Each question carries 1 mark so there will be a total of 100 questions. English language part is qualifying in nature and will not be taken into consideration while deciding the rank.The total time for answering 100 questions is 60 minutes (1 hour). The time dispensed for each part is 20 minutes.

Each correct question will give 1 marks and each wrong answer will deduct 0.25 marks.

SubjectMaximum MarksNumber of QuestionsDuration
Quantitative Aptitude303020 minutes
Reasoning Ability353520 minutes
English Language353520 minutes

LIC AAO Main examination (Objective Type):

The main paper contains 120 questions and a time of 2 hours is given.

SectionsNumber of QuestionsTotal MarksDuration
Reasoning309040 minutes
General Knowledge, Current Affairs306020 minutes
Professional Knowledge309040 minutes
Insurance and Financial Market Awareness306020 minutes
Total120 minutes

There is a 30 minutes English Writing skill test for LIC AAO exam.

SectionNumber of QuestionsTotal MarksDuration
English Language (Letter writing & Essay)/ Legal drafting for AAO(Legal)22530 minutes

LIC AAO Main Exam Syllabus:

The syllabus of this exam is stated with complete guidelines and it goes as follows:

Quantitative AptitudeReasoningGeneral AwarenessEnglish Language
1. Data Interpretation
2. Average
3. Speed, Distance and Time
4. Number Series
5. Approximation
6. Simple Interest and Compound Interest
7. Profit and Loss
8. Mixture and Allegations
9. Time and Work
1. Statement Conclusion
2. Puzzles
3. Seating Arrangement
4. Syllogism
5. Odd One Out
6. Coding-Decoding
7. Number Series
8. Blood Relation
1. Credit and monetary policies
2. Indian Economy
3. Indian Financial System
4. Current Affairs
5. National and International Matters
6. Currency and Capital
7. Awards and Honors
8. General History
9. Geography
10. Biology and Applied Science
1. Reading Comprehension
2. Sentence Arrangement
3. Cloze Test
4. Error Spotting
5. Sentence Improvement
6. Synonyms-Antonyms
7. Phrases
8. Elementary Grammar