LIC ADO Exam Analysis 2020: Check the Complete Previous Year Analysis

LIC ADO Exam Analysis 2020: we will update the exam analysis after the exam conducted for 2020 for both prelims and mains exam. Life Insurance Corporation recruits Apprentice Development Officer every year. LIC is one of the leading insurance companies in India.

In this article, we will share the complete analysis of the previous year’s exam both the Prelims and Mains exams.

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LIC ADO Exam Analysis 2019:

The exam conducted every year there are three phases Prelims, mains, and interview process.

Prelims Exam Analysis:

In this section, we will provide you a complete insight into the previous year’s exam analysis of the Prelims exam. The type of question asked and the level of the exam. Here is the complete analysis of the LIC ADO Prelims exam 2019:

Subject Good Attempt Time Level of difficulty
*English Language *15 (Qualifying only) 20 minutes Easy
Reasoning Ability 27-31 20 minutes Easy to moderate
Quantitative Aptitude 22-25 20 minutes Easy to moderate
Total Approx.- 58-63 for Reasoning and Quant section 60 minutes Easy to Moderate

 Note: English number of questions is not added in the good attempt as it is qualifying in nature.

LIC ADO English Language Exam Analysis:

The level of English Language in the 2019 LIC ADO exam is easy. This section is the qualifying section in the prelims exam. The RC asked was story-based. Look at the list type of questions asked in the exam.

Topic No. of Questions Level
Reading Comprehension 08 Easy-Moderate
Cloze Test 07 Easy
Spotting Error 05 Easy
Sentence Rearrangement 05 Easy
Spelling Error 05 Easy
Total 30 Easy

Reasoning Ability Exam Analysis:

The level of the overall reasoning section was easy to moderate. The questions asked from the sitting arrangement and one puzzle was asked. A good number of questions asked from the syllogism, coding-decoding, blood relation these all are of easy level the scoring part of the exam. Here is the number of questions and its list:

Topics No. of Questions Level
Puzzles and Sitting Arrangement 15 Easy-Moderate
Coding-Decoding 05 Easy
Syllogism 05 Easy
Blood Relation 04 Moderate
Order & Ranking 04 Easy
Numerical Based 01 Easy
Alphabetical series 01 Easy
Total 35 Easy-Moderate

Quantitative Aptitude Exam Analysis:

In the quantitative section, the total number of questions asked is 35. The difficulty level of the exam was easy to moderate. The questions asked from data interpretation, number series, and simplification and word problem.

Topic No. of Questions Level
Data Interpretation 05 Easy-Moderate
Wrong Number Series 05 Easy-Moderate
Simplification 10 Easy
Miscellaneous arithmetic Problems 15 Easy-Moderate
Total 35 Easy-Moderate

LIC ADO Exam Analysis Mains Exam 2019:

The LIC ADO Mains exam was held on 11 August 2019. The difficulty level of the Mains exam was easy to moderate. The questions asked are of Reasoning Ability & Numerical Ability 50 Questions, General Knowledge & Current Affairs and English Language with Special Emphasis on Grammar and vocabulary 50 Questions, and 3rd section is of Insurance and Financial Marketing Awareness with special emphasis on knowledge of Life Insurance and Financial Sector 50 Questions. The total duration of the exam is 120 minutes.

LIC ADO Overall Mains Exam Analysis:

Sections Good Attempts Difficulty Level
Reasoning Ability & Numerical Ability 41 – 46 Easy
General Knowledge, Current Affairs and English Language 39 – 43 Easy to moderate
Insurance and Financial Marketing Awareness 37 – 41 Moderate
Total 123-130 Easy to moderate

 Reasoning and Numerical Ability:

The reasoning and numerical ability section asked in the LIC ADO Mains exam 2019 was easy. This was the most scoring section of the exam. There were around 18 to 20 questions from numerical ability and the remaining were from reasoning ability. Let’s check the questions asked.

Topic No. of Questions Level
Puzzles & Seating Arrangement 20 Easy-Moderate
Direction 3 Easy
Inequality 4 Easy
Syllogism 3 Easy
Alphabet Based 1 Easy
Data Interpretation 10 Easy-Moderate
Approximation 5 Easy
SI & CI 1 Easy
Profit & Loss 1 Easy-Moderate
Percentage 1 Easy
Problem on Ages 1 Easy
Total 50 Moderate
  • There was one seating arrangement question of north-facing.
  • A box puzzle of 6 persons was asked.
  • A seating arrangement was circle based.
  • 10 question from data interpretation was of a pie chart and tabular based.
  • Some questions were from approximation very easy level.
  • The syllogism questions were of a new pattern.

General Awareness, Current Affairs & English Language:

The number of questions asked was approximately 25-25. The difficulty level was easy to moderate. There was one passage of reading comprehension with only 5 questions. The passage was based on the electronic vehicle. There were a good number of questions from current affairs sections, they were almost 15 questions. Approx. 2-2 questions were from banking and static affairs.

Topic No. of Questions Level
Reading Comprehension 5 Moderate
Phrase Replacement 4 Easy
Error Detection 5 Easy-Moderate
Identifying the inappropriate word 4 Easy
Sentence Completion (column-based format) 5 Easy-Moderate
Word Usage 3 Easy
Cloze Test 5 Easy
Current Affairs 15 Easy
Banking Awareness 2 Easy
Static Awareness 2 Easy
Total 50 Easy-Moderate

 LIC ADO Insurance and Financial Marketing Awareness Exam Analysis:

As per LIC ADO Exam analysis, the questions asked in this section were of moderate level but doable. The candidate was able to attempt almost 35 to 41 questions. The topic asked were the LIC Act, ULIP, Policies, and LIC ombudsman, insurance terms full forms, etc. Questions asked like:

  • Full form of TPA?
  • What is the mean of FPR?
  • What NAV stands for?
  • The theme of world tobacco day?
  • Indian Navy chief?
  • World Braille day celebrated on?
  • The first Lokpal of India?
  • The location of Pravasi Bhartiya Diwas?
  • Women’s Australian Open winner?

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Q. Is there sectional timing in the LIC ADO Exam?

A. There was sectional timing in the ADO Prelims exam but in the Mains exam, there is no sectional timing.

Q. Is there negative marking in the LIC ADO Exam?

A. No, there is no negative marking in the exam.

Q. What is the total duration of the LIC ADO Mains exam?

A. The total duration of the mains exam is 120 minutes.

Q. Is there an interview in the LIC ADO recruitment?

A. Yes, there is an interview stage in the LIC ADO recruitment. After qualifying mains exams shortlist candidates called for the interview.

Q. When will the LIC ADO notification 2020 release?

A. The notification for LIC ADO 2020 will release soon on Life Insurance Corporation on its official website. As soon notification release we will update you.

Q. What is the age limit for candidates applying for the LIC ADO exam?

A. The minimum age limit is 21 years and the maximum age limit is 30 years. Age relaxation is as per government norms.

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