LIC Assistant Exam Pattern – Prelims & Mains Pattern

LIC Assistant Exam Pattern: Life insurance corporation recruits for the post of assistants from time to time. Candidates to aspire for this job must know about each and every detail regarding this exam. In this blog, we will provide you with information about LIC Assistant Exam Pattern. It will include both LIC Assistant Prelims Exam Patttern & LIC Assistant Mains Exam Pattern

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LIC Assistant Exam Pattern – Selection Process

Selection of LIC Assistant will be done through a two-tier examination process which is Prelims and Mains. Candidates who qualify both of these rounds are then called for Pre-recruitment Medical examination. This is the last stage which also marks your selection as LIC Assistant. Before getting into the details of LIC Assistant, let’s look at the LIC Assistant Exam Pattern:

Phase 1 – LIC Assistant Prelims Exam

Phase 2 – LIC Assistant Mains Exam

Phase 3 – Pre-Recruitment Medical Examination

LIC Assistant Prelims Exam Pattern

S.N. Sections Number of Questions Total Marks Duration
1. Reasoning Ability 35 35 20 minutes
2. Numerical Ability 35 35 20 minutes
3. English Language / Hindi Language 30 30 20 minutes
Total 100 60 minutes

Points to note-

  • The LIC Assistant preliminary examination will be conducted in online mode 
  • Total duration of  the examination is 1 hour or 60 minutes.
  • It consists of 3 sections with a total of 100 questions and maximum score of 100 marks.
  • There will be no negative marking in LIC Assistant prelims exam.
  • As per LIC Assistant Exam Pattern, English/Hindi Language test will be of qualifying nature and marks in the Language section will not be counted for ranking.

LIC Assistant Mains Exam Pattern

The main examination will consist of objective tests for 200 marks. The objective test will be online. The objective test will have separate timing for every section. The Pattern for Mains Exam of LIC Assistant is two types:

North/North Central/Central/Western

S.No. Sections No. of Ques Total Marks Minimum Qualifying Marks Duration
        SC/ST/PwBD Others  
1. Reasoning Ability& Computer Aptitude 40 40 14 16 30 min
2. General/ Financial Awareness 40 40 14 16 30 min
3. Quantitative Aptitude 40 40 14 16 30 min
4. English Language 40 40 14 16 30 min
5. Hindi Language 40 40 14 16 30 min
  Total 200 200     2 h 30 min

 

Eastern/South Central/Southern

No. Sections No. of Ques Total Marks Minimum Qualifying Marks Duration
        SC/ST/PwBD Others  
1. Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude 60 60 22 24 40 min
2. General/ Financial Awareness 50 50 18 16 35 min
3. Quantitative Aptitude 50 50 18 20 40 min
4. English Language 40 40 14 16 35 min
  Total 200 200     2 h 30 min

Points to note-

  • As per LIC Assistant Exam Pattern, Main examination will consist of objective tests for 200 marks.
  • The objective test will be conducted in online mode. The objective test will have separate timing for every section.
  • Qualification of Preliminary exam is essential to appear for the Mains Exam. However, the marks obtained in the Preliminary Examination (Phase I) will not be taken into account with Mains for preparing the merit list and final selection will be based on the marks obtained by a candidate in Main Examination (Phase II) only.
  • As per LIC Assistant Exam Pattern, There will be negative marks of ¼ marks for wrong answers in the Objective tests for the main examination 

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Detailed LIC Assistant Syllabus

Reasoning Quantitative Aptitude General/Financial Awareness English/Hindi Language
Statement based Questions, Data Interpretation Recent credit and monetary policies Reading Comprehension
Syllogism Time and Work Indian Economy Sentence Arrangement
Seating Arrangement Speed, Distance and Time Overview of the Indian Financial System Cloze Test
Coding-Decoding Number Series Current Affairs Error Spotting
Alpha-Numeric Sequence Approximation National and International Matters Sentence Improvement
Puzzles Simple Interest and Compound Interest Currency and Capital, Synonyms-Antonyms
Seating Arrangement Profit and Loss Awards and Honors, Phrases
Blood Relation Average General History Elementary Grammar
Analogy Mixture and Allegations Geography  
Odd One Out   Biology and Applied Science  

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LIC Assistant Exam Pattern FAQs

Q. How many sections does the LIC Assistant prelims exam contain?

A. As per LIC Assistant Exam Pattern, The LIC Assistant prelims exam contains 3 sections- quantitative aptitude, reasoning and english/hindi section.

Q. Are the marks obtained in the English/Hindi Language test of prelims counted for ranking?

A. English/Hindi Language test will be of qualifying nature and marks in the Language section will not be counted for ranking.

Q.Is the negative marking applicable in the LIC Assistant prelims exam?

A. No, LIC Assistant Exam Pattern mentions that there is no negative marking applicable in the LIC Assistant prelims exam.

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