# Important Preparation Strategy for LIC AAO 2016

Important Preparation Strategy for LIC AAO 2016:
Dear Reader, We hope your LIC AAO exam preparationis going good. To gearup your preparation, here we have given the Important Preparation Strategy which will help you to get better knowledge about the examination. Good Luck

QUESTION PATTERN:

 Sno Sections No. of Questions Marks 1 Reasoning 30 90 2 Quantitative Aptitude 30 90 3 General Awareness& Current Affairs 30 60 4 Computer 30 60 5 English Language Test with Special emphasis on Grammar Vocabulary and Comprehension 40 – Total 160 300
Quantitative Aptitude:
Expected difficulty level is โ Moderate to Tough
The questions expected from this section are as follows:
1.   Data interpretation (High Level) โ(1 โ 2) sets โ (5 โ 10) Qs.
2.   Series โ 5 Qs.
3.   Simplification& Approximations โ5 – 7 Qs.
4.   Miscellaneous โ(10 – 13) Qs.
Miscellaneous Questions will be from various topics like โAge, LCM& HCF, Simple and Compound Interest, Boats and Streams, Profit and loss, Percentage, Permutation and Combinations, Time and Work, Time, Speed and Distance etc.
Note:We can expect Much Calculation Part in this section.

Reasoning Ability:
Expected difficulty level is โModerate to Tough
The questions expected from this section are as follows:
1.   Syllogism โ 3 – 5 Qs.
2.   Statement Based โ 2-3 Qs.
3.   Data Sufficiency โ 3 – 4 Qs.
4.   Seating Arrangement (linear / circular / square) โ 5 Qs.
5.   Puzzleโ5 Qs
6.   Inequality โ 4 Qs
7.   Coding โ Decoding โ 5 Qs.

English:
Expected difficulty level is โ Easy to Moderate.
This section mainly concentrates on the candidates reading and understanding capabilities.
1.   Reading Comprehension โ 1 set โ 7 – 10 Qs.
2.   Para jumbles โ 5 Qs.
3.   Spotting Error โ 4 – 6 Qs.
4.   Cloze test โ 10 Qs.
5.   Fill in the Blanks โ 4 – 6 Qs.
Note: English Language is just for qualifying the exam. Donโt spend much time on this section.

General Knowledge and Current Affairs:
Expected difficulty level is โ Moderate
1.   General Knowledge โ 7 – 10 Qs.
2.   Economy and insurance related โ 7 – 10 Qs.
3.   Current Affairs โ 12 – 16 Qs.
Note:This is the most scoring section of every exam. Donโt go with blind attempts. Try to maintain 100% accuracy while attempting this section.

Computer Knowledge
Expected difficulty level is โ Easy
Basic computer knowledge is enough to attempt this section. While attempting this section read all the given option carefully. MS Office, Windows Shortcuts, Input / Output Devices and basics of hardware and Software.

Tips and Strategies:
ยท        Donโt go with instant answers carefully read all the options and go with a perfect answer.
ยท        Then choose English section try to attempt 25 โ 27 accurately then you will be in safe zone. Donโt try to solve all the 40 questions by wasting all you time.
ยท        Then go to Reasoning or Aptitude where you fell much comfort. Donโt waste all the time in one particular question.
Overall Expected difficulty level of the exam is-Moderate to Tough

Effective Time Utilization tips:
 Section No. of Questions Time allotment (Minutes) Attempts with maximum accuracy Quantitative Aptitude 30 45 โ 50 22 โ 25 Reasoning 30 35 โ 40 23 โ 26 Computer 30 10 โ 12 25 โ 28 General Knowledge + Current Affairs 30 10 โ 12 23 โ 25 English 40 12 โ 15 25 โ 27
If you follow above time management in each section and attempt all the questions with 100% accuracy you can attempt approx.115 to 125 questions duringLIC AAO 2016 Exam.

Reference books on different sections-
ยท        Reasoningโ Verbal and Non โVerbal reasoning by R S Aggarwal, book by M K Pandey (BSC publications).
ยท        Quantitative aptitudeโ Fast track by Rajesh Verma (Arihant publications), quantitative aptitude by R S Aggarwal.
ยท        English– Even it is a qualifying section, you can follow objective general English by S P Bakshi.

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