Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) has announced the preliminary examination date for the recruitment of Assistant Engineers, Assistant Architects and Assistant Administrative Officers. Accordingly, the recruitment exam is scheduled to be conducted on August 28, 2021. Previously, the exam was scheduled for April 04, 2021, but was postponed indefinitely due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Candidates who have registered for the preliminary exam must visit the official website licindia.in to download the hall ticket and information booklet. These documents shall be made available soon in the ‘Careers’ section of the official portal.
While authorities have announced the revised exam date, they are yet to announce the admit card release date. However, with close to 3 weeks left for the exam, the LIC AAO 2021 prelim admit cards are likely to release soon. To download them, candidates can follow the steps given below –
Step 1: Go to the official website of LIC i.e., licindia.in.
Step 2: Scroll down to the bottom-most section and click on the ‘Careers’ option.
Step 3: On this page, click on the LIC AAO 2021 preliminary exam admit card download link.
Step 4: Enter the required credentials such as registration number, date of birth or password to access the document.
Step 5: After submitting the credentials, the admit card will be displayed on the screen.
Step 6: Download or take a printout of the admit card for future reference.
LIC AAO 2021 recruitment process comprises of two stages – Preliminary and Main. Candidates who qualify for the preliminary exam shall be shortlisted to the second stage. The prelims exam scheduled on August 28, 2021, shall comprise of three sections – Reasoning Ability, English Language and Quantitative Aptitude. While RA and QA will contain 35 questions while the language section shall comprise 30 questions.
Each question in the LIC AAO 2021 preliminary exam shall be allotted 1 mark. However, the Language section will only be used to qualify students. Hence, its marks shall not be counted for the ranking process. Therefore, the prelims paper shall be conducted for a maximum of 70 marks. Students will get an hour (20 minutes each) to attempt the entire paper.
Authorities have also stated the minimum qualifying marks required in each section to get shortlisted for the next stage. In case of the RA section, SC, ST, PwD candidates must score at least 16 marks while other candidates must score 18 marks.
In case of the language section, SC, ST, PwD candidates must score a minimum of 9 marks while other candidates must score 10 marks. SC, ST, PwD candidates have to score at least 16 marks while other candidates must score 18 marks. Simply put, aspirants must score certain cut-off marks in each section to get shortlisted for the next stage i.e., Main exam.