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LIC AAO Books 2021: Subject-wise Books, Preparation Tips


LIC AAO Books: The largest insurance company in India, Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) has released the LIC AAO 2021 notification for the recruitment of 168 Assistant Administrative Officers (AAO) and other posts. LIC AAO is a highly prestigious job and is one of the best entry-level jobs in the insurance sector. Apart from the high remuneration, there are other benefits of becoming a LIC AAO, including great career growth opportunities. It is very important to go through LIC AAO Books and score more as this is one of the best competitive exams in India.

Clearing LIC AAO needs one to have a clear idea about the LIC AAO exam pattern and LIC AAO syllabus. Also, you must have the best resources – study material and LIC AAO books for your preparation. In this article, we will provide you with a list of the best LIC AAO books. Read on to find out.

Best LIC AAO Books Every Aspirant Must Have

For your LIC AAO exam preparation, you must select the books in such a way that they cover the whole syllabus and have a sufficient number of LIC AAO practice questions. We have made the task easier for you and listed the best LIC AAO books in this article.

As you know, LIC AAO recruitment has three stages, namely, Prelims, Mains, and Interview. The LIC AAO Preliminary exam has three sections:

  1. Reasoning Ability
  2. Quantitative Aptitude
  3. English Language

The Main exam has five sections which are as under:

  1. Reasoning Ability
  2. General Awareness & Current Affairs
  3. Data Analysis & Interpretation (For Generalists)/Professional Knowledge (For IT/Chartered Accountant/Actuarial/Rajbhasha)
  4. Insurance & Financial Market Awareness
  5. Descriptive Test: English Language (Letter Writing & Essay)/Knowledge of Language for Rajbhasha

Let us now look at the best books list for LIC AAO exam for each of these sections:

LIC AAO Books For Reasoning Ability

The best books for the Reasoning Ability section LIC AAO exam are tabulated below:

Best LIC AAO Books For Reasoning Ability
1.       Verbal and Non-Verbal Reasoning – RS Aggarwal
2.       Logical and Analytical Reasoning (English) 1st Edition – AK Gupta
3.       A New Approach to Reasoning Verbal and Non-Verbal (English) 1st Edition – BS Sijwali and Indu Sijwal

LIC AAO Books For Quantitative Aptitude

The best books for the Quantitative Aptitude section of the LIC AAO exam are as under:

Best LIC AAO Books For Quantitative Aptitude
1.       Quantitative Aptitude – RS Agarwal
2.       Quantitative Aptitude – Arun Sharma
3.       Quicker Mathematics – M Tyra

LIC AAO Books For the English Language

The best books for the English Language section of the LIC AAO exam are as under:

Best LIC AAO Books For the English Language
1.       English Grammar – Wren & Martin
2.       Word Power Made Easy – Norman Lewis
3.       Objective General English – SP Bakshi

For the English Language section, you must also read English newspapers and books to learn new words, their meanings, and usage.

Practice LIC AAO Prelims Exam Questions

LIC AAO Books For General Awareness & Current Affairs

The best books for the General Awareness & Current Affairs section are tabulated below:

Best LIC AAO Books For General Awareness & Current Affairs
1.       NCERT History, Geography, Political Science Books
2.       Year Book by any Publication
3.       Lucent’s General Knowledge

Other LIC AAO Study Material

Apart from the books mentioned above, you have to refer to the following material:

  1. For Data Analysis & Interpretation section (for Generalist), you need to have a strong command over elementary mathematics. You need to be extremely good at analysis, critical thinking, and calculations. So, the books for Quantitative Aptitude will help you. In addition, candidates can refer to Data Analysis and Interpretation by Arun Sharma.
  2. For the Professional Knowledge section (for IT/Chartered Accountant/Actuarial), candidates have to refer to the same books that they used for the qualifying examination for that post.
  3. For the Professional Knowledge section of the LIC AAO Main or LIC AAO Prelims exam (for Rajbhasha), knowledge of the language and grammar of the selected language is a must.
  4. For Insurance & Financial Market Awareness section, candidates must read newspapers daily, especially the Finance, Business and Economics pages, for the latest news, events, policies, etc. regarding the same.
  5. For Descriptive Test, candidates must work on their writing skills. For English Language, candidates must be aware of social, political, economic, and cultural issues, based on which essays might be asked. Candidates must also be aware of the different formats of letter writing.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. How do I start preparing for the LIC AAO Exam?
Practice different types of questions in each section using basic books or online platforms like Embibe that give you free questions to practice.
Q. Which is the best book for General Awareness for the LIC AAO 2021?
Reading Competitive success books and daily newspapers can give you the best knowledge for the LIC AAO exam.
Q. Can I crack the LIC AAO exam on the first attempt?
Yes, if you are well prepared and focused you can crack the Assistant Administrative Officer exam on the very first attempt.
Q. What is the best way to prepare for LIC AAO 2021?
The best way to prepare for LIC AAO is to practice more mock tests on platforms like onlinetyari.
Q. How many sections are there in the LIC AAO exam?
There are 3 sections in the LIC AAO exam they are Reasoning Ability, Quantitative Aptitude & English Language.

Remember, you must understand all the concepts and memorize the various facts, rules, formulas, etc. Solving a sufficient number of questions for every topic is a must to master application skills.

Also, once you have finished the whole LIC AAO syllabus, you must take LIC AAO mock tests. This will help you build your concentration and stamina – you will get used to the pressure of taking an exam. Also, taking mock tests and analyzing your paper will help you identify the gaps in your conceptual knowledge, problem-solving abilities, and time management. You can then work on them and rectify them before the actual exam.

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