Important Preparation Strategy for LIC AAO 2016

    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 – Moderate to Tough
    The questions expected from this section are as follows:
    1.   Data interpretation (High Level) –(1 – 2) sets – (5 – 10) Qs.
    2.   Series – 5 Qs.
    3.   Simplification& Approximations –5 – 7 Qs.
    4.   Miscellaneous –(10 – 13) Qs.
    Miscellaneous Questions will be from various topics like –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 –Moderate to Tough
    The questions expected from this section are as follows:
    1.   Syllogism – 3 – 5 Qs.
    2.   Statement Based – 2-3 Qs.
    3.   Data Sufficiency – 3 – 4 Qs.
    4.   Seating Arrangement (linear / circular / square) – 5 Qs.
    5.   Puzzle–5 Qs
    6.   Inequality – 4 Qs
    7.   Coding – Decoding – 5 Qs.


    English:
    Expected difficulty level is – Easy to Moderate.
    This section mainly concentrates on the candidates reading and understanding capabilities.
    1.   Reading Comprehension – 1 set – 7 – 10 Qs.
    2.   Para jumbles – 5 Qs.
    3.   Spotting Error – 4 – 6 Qs.
    4.   Cloze test – 10 Qs.
    5.   Fill in the Blanks – 4 – 6 Qs.
    Note: English Language is just for qualifying the exam. Don’t spend much time on this section.


    General Knowledge and Current Affairs:
    Expected difficulty level is – Moderate
    1.   General Knowledge – 7 – 10 Qs.
    2.   Economy and insurance related – 7 – 10 Qs.
    3.   Current Affairs – 12 – 16 Qs.
    Note:This is the most scoring section of every exam. Don’t go with blind attempts. Try to maintain 100% accuracy while attempting this section.


    Computer Knowledge
    Expected difficulty level is – 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:
    ·        Start with Computer or General Knowledge section.
    ·        Don’t go with instant answers carefully read all the options and go with a perfect answer.
    ·        Then choose English section try to attempt 25 – 27 accurately then you will be in safe zone. Don’t try to solve all the 40 questions by wasting all you time.
    ·        Then go to Reasoning or Aptitude where you fell much comfort. Don’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 – 50
    22 – 25
    Reasoning
    30
    35 – 40
    23 – 26
    Computer
    30
    10 – 12
    25 – 28
    General Knowledge + Current Affairs
    30
    10 – 12
    23 – 25
    English
    40
    12 – 15
    25 – 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-
    ·        Reasoning– Verbal and Non –Verbal reasoning by R S Aggarwal, book by M K Pandey (BSC publications).
    ·        Quantitative aptitude– Fast track by Rajesh Verma (Arihant publications), quantitative aptitude by R S Aggarwal.
    ·        English– Even it is a qualifying section, you can follow objective general English by S P Bakshi.


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