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  • Last Modified 24-01-2023

LIC Recruitments 2021: Notification | Vacancy | Eligibility


LIC Recruitments – Life Insurance Corporation is the largest insurance company in the country. Founded in 1956, it is funded by the Government of India, providing financial services in the country. Every year, the company conducts LIC recruitments for various posts. Thousands of aspirants all over the country appear for the various LIC exams. The officials conduct exams for posts to recruit highly skilled and trained workforce. Assistance Administrative Officer, Housing Finance Limited, Financial Services Executives are some of the posts for recruitment. 

The selection process for LIC recruitments involves three primary steps- preliminary, mains and interview. Aspirants who qualify the preliminary exam can only appear for the main examination. The application window for the LIC exams opens online. The officials assess the knowledge and skills of the candidates for selection. The relaxation for the reserved category will be as per the policy released by the company. Read the article to know more about the LIC recruitments.

LIC Recruitments 2020-21: Exams

The officials conduct examinations for recruitment to several posts in LIC. The notifications for each exam are available online. The officials conduct the written exam in two parts preliminary and mains. Check below the list of LIC recruitment exams-

List of Exams of LIC 

S.NoName of the LIC Exam Recruitment 
LIC Exam for AAOAssistant Administrative Officer Assistant Engineer
LIC Exam for ADO Apprentice Development Officer 
LIC HFL Assistant Manager (Legal) Exam Assistant, Associate and Assistant Manager 
LIC Exam for DSE Post Direct Sales Executive 
LIC Exam for FSE Post Financial Services Executive 
LIC Exam IRDA Insurance Regulatory Development Authority 
LIC Exam D.ODevelopment Officer 

LIC Recruitments: Notification 2020-21

LIC releases notification for recruitment every year for eligible aspirants. One needs to appear for the specified exams to fill the post in a particular domains. The selection process for recruitment involves a written exam followed by an interview round. As per the latest notification by LIC, the preliminary examination of LIC AAO is postponed till further instructions. Earlier, the test was scheduled for April 4, 2020. However, because of COVID-19 pandemic, the officials have made changes in the exam date.

Click here to check the LIC recruitment 2020 notification.
Click here to check the notification for the preliminary examination.

LIC Recruitments: Vacancy 2020-21

As per the latest notification, LIC has vacancies for assistant engineers and assistant administrative officers. The officials release the vacancies for each post online. We will update here about the vacancies for all the LIC posts once released by the authority. Check below the latest LIC vacancies-

LIC Vacancies 2020-21

Post Number of Vacancies 
Assistant Engineers 50
Assistant Administrative Officers 168

LIC Recruitments: Exam Dates 2020-21

The officials release the exam dates for each LIC exam with the notification via online mode. The schedule involved dates for registration and examination. Candidates wishing to apply for any of the recruitment exams must follow the schedule. Check below the important dates of LIC recruitment exams-

Exam Dates for LIC Recruitment

Name of the ExamCommencement of RegistrationDate of Examination
LIC AAOFebruaryPreliminary- To be notified
Mains- To be notified 
LIC ADO To be notified Preliminary- To be notified
Mains- To be notified 
LIC HFLTo be notifiedTo be notified
LIC DSETo be notifiedTo be notified
LIC FSE To be notifiedTo be notified
LIC Agent ExamTo be notifiedTo be notified
LIC DOTo be notifiedTo be notified

LIC Recruitments 2020-21: About Exams

Check below the details of the LIC exams for recruitment-

LIC Exam for AAO

It is one of the crucial exams in the insurance sector. The recruitment process is not annual to AAO and depends on the requirement of personnel in the company. As per the 2020 notification, there is a vacancy for 168 eligible candidates for AAO post.

LIC Exam for ADO

ADO is an administrative job in sales. An ADO has to recruit people as LIC insurance agents. The officials conduct the exam to fill the post of Apprentice Development Officer. In 2019, the officials recruited a total of 8,581 personnel through ADO examination. However, In 2020, there have been changes due to COVID-19 pandemic.

LIC Exam for HFL Post

Housing Finance Limited provides finance to people for the construction of a flat or house. Aspirants need to qualify the HFL examination for recruitment to the post. In 2019, the officials released 35 vacancies for the HFL post. 

LIC Exam DSE Post

LIC DSE exam recruits direct sales executives. The officials conduct the examination every year to recruit DSE for various LIC zonal offices. It is a contract-based post for three years. As a marketing job, DSE needs to procure new business, provide policy servicing and other related posts from the allotted areas.  

LIC Exam FSE Post

LIC conducts the financial services executives examination annually. The shortlisted aspirants are the marketing person who needs to tour the entire area. The eligibility, syllabus, exam pattern of FSE exam is similar to LIC DSE examination. 

LIC Exam for IRDO

Insurance Regulatory Development Authority is an annual all India level examination. The officials recruit insurance agents through the exam. 

LIC Exam for DO

LIC DO exam recruits Development Officer. The examination is held every year, usually in the month of September. The application form for the same is available by July. 

LIC Recruitments 2020-21: Eligibility 

The eligibility criteria for each LIC exam varies. Aspirants must select the post and check the eligibility accordingly. The criteria involve specification on age, academic qualification etc. In the case of ineligibility, the officials will reject the application form. Check below the eligibility criteria for LIC recruitment exams-

Eligibility Criteria

Name of the ExamAge Limit Academic Qualification
LIC AAO21 to 30 years A graduate degree in any discipline is required to apply for the post. 
LIC ADO 21 to 30 years Aspirants with a graduate degree of a University in India approved for the fellowship of Insurance Institute of India are eligible. 
LIC HFL21 to 28 years Graduation degree 
LIC DSE 21 to 35 years Graduation degree 
LIC FSE 21 to 35 years Graduation degree 
LIC IRDA Not less than 18 years old. 10+2 passing certificate 
LIC DO21 to 30 years Bachelor’s degree 

LIC Recruitments 2020-21: Salary 

The shortlisted aspirants will be eligible for a salary specified for the respective post in LIC. Check below the monthly salary for various posts in salary-


PostBasic Salary (INR)
LIC AAO32,795
LIC ADO 21,865
LIC HFL21,270
LIC DSE17,240
LIC FSE 21,865

LIC Recruitments: Registration

The officials conduct the registration process online. Aspirants will need to fill the details, upload documents and pay a registration fee to complete the application process. The officials will accept the applications only from the eligible candidates. Check below the steps to apply for LIC recruitments-

1st Step: Visit the official website of LIC- https://licindia.in/

2nd Step: Open the registration link available on the notification bar.

3rd Step: Provide details such as name, contact number, mail id to register.

4th Step: The officials will provide a registration number and password on successful registration. 

5th Step: Log in and fill the application form with personal, contact and academic details.

6th Step: Upload the documents as per the specification.

7th Step: Pay the registration fee

8th Step: Submit the application form. 

LIC Recruitments: Admit Card

The officials will release the admit card online for each LIC exam. The card will mention all the details of the examination such as venue, date, timings etc. Aspirants must carry the admit card to appear for the exam. In case of any discrepancy in the hall ticket, candidates can contact the officials. 

LIC Recruitments 2020-21: Exam Pattern and Syllabus

The exam pattern for each LIC exam differs. Aspirants must always go through the exam pattern to get an overview of the test paper. The pattern will provide details such as mode of exam, duration, marking scheme, sections etc. The officials also prescribe the syllabus. Candidates must prepare all the topics given in the syllabus to score well in the exam. Check below the exam pattern and syllabus of LIC exams-

Exam Pattern and Syllabus of AAO Exam 

Exam PatternSubjects 

Reasoning AbilityQuantitative AptitudeEnglish Language

Reasoning AbilityGeneral Ability and Current AffairsData Interpretation and AnalysisInsurance and Financial Market AwarenessDescriptive Paper (Legal Drafting)

ADO Exam

Exam PatternSubjects 

ReasoningNumerical abilityEnglish language

Open market categoryAgent categoryEmployee category

HFL Exam

Subject Number of QuestionsMaximum Marks 
Logical Reasoning5050
General Awareness 5050
Numerical Ability 5050

Other Exams 

Name of the ExamSections/Syllabus 
LIC DSE Sales aptitude Test of Reasoning,Numerical Ability andGeneral Knowledge
LIC DOReasoningEnglish languageGeneral awarenessNumerical ability
LIC IRDA InsuranceLoanRegulation and general applicationNumerical ability in percentage, discount and loan calculation

LIC Recruitments: Exam Centre

The officials will notify the aspirants about the allotted exam centre through the admit card. The test centre is the place where candidates need to come for the examination. Check below the LIC exam centres-

Exam Centre for Preliminary

Andaman & Nicobar IslandPort Blair
Andhra PradeshGunturKadapaKurnoolNelloreRajahmundryVijaywada
Arunachal PradeshNaharlagun

Exam Centre for Mains

ChandigarhChandigarh – Mohali
Delhi NCRDelhi NCR
GujaratAhmedabad – Gandhi NagarSuratVadodara
Himachal PradeshShimla
Jammu & KashmirJammuSrinagar
Madhya PradeshBhopalIndore

Click here to check the complete list of exam centres.

LIC Recruitments: Result 2020-21

The result of LIC recruitment exams is declared online at the official website of LIC. The result is declared in the form of merit list and contains the name of the candidates and roll number. The candidates selected in the written exam will have to undergo interview and then the final list of selected candidates is released.

LIC Recruitments: Selection Process

The officials declare the result of the examination online. The aspirants who passed the exam need to come for the interview round. In some exams, candidates need to qualify preliminary as well as mains examination for selection to the interview round. The officials consider the performance of the aspirants in the written examination as well as an interview to shortlist the candidates for various posts. 

Frequently Asked Questions

Q1. How can I get a job in LIC?

Ans: Aspirants need to register online to apply for the exam. Candidates who will pass the exam will get recruited in LIC.

Q2. Will there be a LIC assistant exam in 2020?

Ans: As per the latest notification, LIC will conduct the AAO exam. However, there is no specific date announced by the officials. 

Q3. How can I apply for LIC 2020?

Ans: Aspirants must check the dates and apply accordingly for the LIC recruitments online. 

Q4. How can I check the result of the LIC recruitment exam?

Ans: Candidates need to log in with details such as roll number, email id and password to access the scorecard of the respective LIC exam. 

Q5. Is there any bond in LIC assistant?

Ans: Yes, aspirants need to sign a bond with the company before joining the service. 

Q6. What is the mode of application of LIC exams?

Ans: The officials will accept the applications for LIC recruitment exams online.

Q7. Do I need to pay a registration fee to apply for LIC recruitment?

Ans: Yes, aspirants need to pay a registration fee to apply for the LIC recruitment exam.  

Q8. What is the minimum qualification required to apply for LIC exams?

Ans: The eligibility criteria differ for each exam. However, in most of the exam, candidates need to have a graduation degree. 

Q9. What are the criteria of selection for LIC recruitment?

Ans: The officials will consider the written exam and interview to select the candidates. 

Q10. Do officials provide the admit card via post?

Ans: No, the applicants will receive the hall ticket via online mode. 

We hope that this information on LIC Recruitments has helped you. If you have any queries then you can ask us and we will answer you. Use the comment section below for any queries and comments.

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