LIC ADO 2019 notification as well as online form have been released at licindia.in. Overall there are 8581 vacancies divided among 8 zones of Life Insurance Corporation. Recruitment of Apprentice Development Officer is on basis of preliminary, main online exams, and interview. ADO will get paid as much as minimum of basic pay and dearness allowance on pay scale applicable to DO; presently stipend is around ₹ 34,503 per month.
Online application form for LIC ADO 2019 is live from May 20, 2019, to until June 9, 2019. Those who apply successfully will be able to download admit card from June 29, 2019. Thereafter phase 1 preliminary exam will be on July 6 and 13, 2019. Then on basis of results of it, candidates will be shortlisted for phase 2 online exam that is scheduled to be held on August 10, 2019.
Official website of LIC is licindia.in. Upon scrolling down, one encounters the career link. Therein, latest job posted is of ADO, after AAO. For recruitment of apprentice, separate notifications have been published by Eastern Zone (922 vacancies), Western Zone (1753 vacancies), South Central Zone (1251 vacancies), Southern Zone ( 1257 vacancies), North Central Zone ( 1042 vacancies), Northern Zone (1130 vacancies), East Central Zone ( 701 vacancies), Central Zone ( 525 vacancies).
On the same page that is https://ibpsonline.ibps.in/licadomay19/, link to apply online for LIC ADO 2019 is available. It leads to page that contains new registration as well as login. First, one has to register. Enter name, mobile number, email ID to do basic registration. Then upload photograph of size 4.5 cm x 3.5 cm, signature in black ink. Then enter educational and communication details, examination centre choices.
After that upload left thumb impression as well as hand written declaration. Then finally pay fee. Application fee is Rs 600 plus transaction charges for all except SC/ST. for SC/ST, payment of intimation charges Rs 50 plus transaction charges have to be paid.
It is important to note that candidates who apply are divided into three types namely agents category, employees category, and open market category. Agents category refers to someone who has been appointed by LIC for the purpose of getting insurance and appointed as agent under LIC Regulations 2017. Then employees category refers to those who are confirmed full time salaried employees of LIC belonging to class III. Others are those from open market. LIC will recruit not more than 15%, 25%, 60% candidates respectively from employees, agents, others category.
Candidates need to be graduates in order to be eligible for LIC ADO 2019. Eligibility wise, they need to satisfy age limit criteria also that is minimum 21 years as on 01.05.2019, and maximum 30 years. This brings the window of date of birth, that is candidates should be born in between 02.05.1989 and 01.05.1998. However, upper age limit is relaxed for reserved categories. Candidates may also note requisite experience that is 3 years for employee category, 5 year for agents category in urban area and 4 years in rural area.
Preliminary exam will have three sections namely reasoning ability with 35 questions of 35 marks, numerical ability with 35 questions of 35 marks, and English with 30 questions of 30 marks. Each will be of 20 minutes. However English language test will only be qualifying in nature and not be a part of prelims cut off.
Life Insurance Corporation operates all over India. It has 8 zonal offices, 113 divisional offices, and 2048 branch offices. Then there are 1227 mini offices and 1430 satellite offices also. Estimated asset value of LIC is ₹28,45,041 crore.