Most of you would now know ahout the LIC aao salary & job profile.Just like Bank PO, to become an Assistant Administrative Officer (AAO) in LIC, it is compulsory to qualify in the online exam.
> > Inorder to crack LIC AAO exam, we are providing you with the following:
Exam pattern, Books to buy, Syllabus & Study Plan
300 marks in 2 Hours:Just like IBPS bank exams,the written test for aao jobs is also online.Although the pattern looks similar to banking exams, there is a major difference with respect to marks.
First take a look at the AAO exam pattern & section-wise marks.
As explained in the image above,
- candidates must attend 160 questions for 300 marks in 120 minutes.
- For each wrong answer, 0.25 negative mark would be reduced.
Books to Refer:Hence we have listed some books for LIC AAO exams that will help you prepare.
All the books listed below are hugely popular among candidates & have also received many positive reviews on Flipkart and Amazon.
LIC AAO SyllabusIf you had appeared for IBPS Bank PO exams earlier, preparing for LIC AAO exam wont be new because the level of questions shall be similar for both.
But based on previous year AAO recruitment exams we have compiled this list of important topics to cover.
Reasoning: There will be 30 questions, each carrying 3 marks.Make sure to cover the below chapters.
- Direction sense
- Seating arrangement
- Blood relation
- Coding – Decoding
- Puzzles (common ones only)
- Ranking problems
- Number series
- Time & work
- Profit & loss
- Averages, Simple & Compound interest
- Quadratic Equation
- Speed, distance & time
- Mensuration, Probability & Permutations
- Data interpretation& Data Sufficiency
- Current affairs: Important persons in news, New appointments, latest sports developments, trending national & international news, awards & honors, newly announced schemes in financial industry etc.
- GK shall be regular such as heads of country,capital & currency, famous places, first, largest, smallest,highest, longest etc.
- Computer basics, origin & generations
- MS Office
- Internet & Email
- Input Output devices
- Sentence arrangment/ correction
- Parajumbles,Spot the errors
- Reading compres,ehension
- Grammar & Cloze test
Cutoff Scores: There will be cutoffs to obtain in each section & on the total score as well.So it is compulsory to secure these marks to get shortlisted.See LIC AAO Previous Year Cutoffs
AAO Study Plan:Considering the LIC AAO exam syllabus & important topics, a 8 week study plan has been created which would make yourself ready within the next 60 days.
How to read color codes: We have given colors on topics to tell you the expected number of questions that would be asked from that area.
|Time Allotment & Colors||Expected Number of Questions (0-3)||Expected Number of Questions (4- 7)||Expected No. of Questions (8 or more)|
| Week || Reasoning || Quantitative Aptitude || Computer || English || General knowledge |
& Current affairs
| Week 1 || Analytical Reasoning |
| Simplification, |
(2 - 3 hours)
| Computer shortcuts |
| National & International news, |
| Week 2 || Blood Relations, Coding-Decoding |
| Arithmetic Topics - |
Averages Ratio & Proportion; Age Problems;
Percentage, Profit & Loss; Simple & Compound Interest;
Speed, Time & Distance;Time & Work
| Input-output devices |
| Parajumbles |
| Awards & Honors, |
Sports, Books & Authors
| Week 3 || Logical Inequalities, Ranking |
| -continue from above- || History of Computers & |
Generations (3-4 hours)
| Grammar |
& Sentence Correction
| Business & Finance, |
Banking & Insurance
| Week 4 || Syllogism, |
| Quadratic Equations (Comparison) |
| MS Office & DBMS (3-4 hours) || Reading Comprehension + Vocabulary Practice |
| Static/ Traditional |
| Week 5 || Direction Sense, Critical Reasoning, Input - Output |
| Data Interpretation & Sufficiency |
(8 –10 hours)
| Internet |
| Cloze Test, Fill in the Blanks |
| Revision |
| Week 6 || Revision || Mensuration, Probability,Permutation Combination (5-6 hours) || Networking |
| Revision || Revision |
Buy LIC AAO Online Mock Tests for Rs.499 (10 sets to practice immediately)The final week should be entirely allotted only for practicing.It is much better if you can start revisions early.
This is mainly to improve your speed & accuracy which are very much required to crack LIC AAO exam within the specified time.You can make use of online mock tests to boost confidence.
Have you read the study plan? Click here to view the book list for LIC AAO exams again to start preparations.