LIC Assistant Development Officer Exam Syllabus 2019 – LIC ADO Test Pattern

Tendulkar | May 17, 2020

Are you fed up by searching LIC Assistant Development Officer Syllabus 2019 over the internet? If yes, here we provided complete details of the ADO syllabus clearly. So you can know pin to pin information of the syllabus. Let’s have a look at the detailed syllabus for LIC ADO 2019 Prelims & Mains exam. And turn your eyes on the latest India Govt Jobs Notifications 2019.


Name of the Recruitment BoardLife Insurance Corporation of India (LIC)
No. of Vacancies8581
Job TypeGovernment Jobs
Name of the PostsApprentice Development Officer (ADO)
Application ProcessONLINE
Official Website

LIC ADO Prelims & Mains Syllabus 2019

The officials of Life Insurance Corporation of India have made syllabus based on category and exam type. Candidates those who applied for LIC ADO Recruitment 2019 must have an idea about prelims and mains syllabus by referring below sections.

  • For Open Market Category
  • Phase I Preliminary Examination
    • Reasoning Ability
    • Numerical Ability
    • English
  • Phase II Main Examination
    • Reasoning Ability
    • Numerical Ability
    • General Knowledge
    • Current Affairs
    • English Language with Special Emphasis on Grammar and Vocabulary
    • Insurance and Financial Marketing Awareness with special emphasis on knowledge of life insurance and financial sector
  • For Agents & Employee Category
    • The selection process for Apprentice Development Officers from agents and employee category will be done through only a single-phase examination i.e., Mains Examination
    • For Agents Category
    • Reasoning Ability
    • Numerical Ability
    • General Knowledge
    • Current Affairs
    • English Language with special emphasis on grammar and vocabulary
    • Elements of insurance and marketing of insurance.
  • For Employee Category
    • Reasoning Ability
    • Numerical Ability
    • General Knowledge
    • Current Affairs
    • English Language with special emphasis on grammar and vocabulary
    • Practice and principle of insurance marketing.

LIC ADO Prelims & Mains Syllabus Topics 

Reasoning Ability

  • Coding-decoding
  • Puzzle test
  • Machine input
  • Inequalities
  • Decision making
  • Syllogism
  • Number series
  • Analogy
  • Classifications
  • Blood relations
  • Sitting arrangement
  • Assertion and reason
  • Situation reaction test
  • Verification of truth of the statement
  • Sequential output tracing
  • Direction sense test
  • Numbers, ranking & time sequence test
  • Logical sequence test
  • Mathematical operations
  • Inserting the missing characters
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Arithmetical operations
  • Logical Venn diagram
  • Alphabet test
  • Alpha-numerical sequence puzzle
  • Eligibility test

Numerical Ability

  • Number System
  • Profit and Loss
  • Time and Distance
  • Simple and Compound Interest
  • Percentage
  • Average
  • Time, Distance, Work
  • Boats and Streams
  • Cistern and Pipe
  • Mensuration
  • Problems on Ages
  • Ratio and Proportions
  • Simplification
  • Mixture and Alligation
  • Data Interpretation

General Knowledge

  • Indian Culture
  • Honours and Awards
  • Famous Personalities
  • Sports
  • World Organisations
  • Indian Geography
  • Physics
  • General Science
  • Indian Economy
  • Indian Politics
  • Inventions
  • Chemistry
  • Basic General Knowledge
  • Days and Years
  • Famous Places in India
  • World Geography
  • Books and Authors
  • Biology
  • Technology
  • Indian History

Current Affairs

  • Important Days
  • Books and Authors
  • History of India
  • Geography
  • Indian Economics
  • Indian Constitution
  • Countries, Capitals, and Currencies
  • National and International Organizations
  • Awards, Honors and Recognition
  • Science and Technology
  • Inventions and Discoveries
  • Financial Institutions – National and International
  • Finance, Budget, and Five Year Plan
  • Current Affairs – National and International
  • Indian Politics, etc


  • Decision Making
  • Reading Sentence Arrangement
  • Comprehension
  • Sentence Improvements
  • Paragraph Completion
  • Functional Grammar And Vocabulary
  • Sentence Reproduction
  • Fill In The Blanks
  • One Word Substitution
  • Sentence Completion/ Fillers
  • Idioms –Phrases
  • Synonyms/ Antonyms
  • Word Usage Common Errors

LIC ADO Exam Pattern 2019

Candidates should know the exam pattern of Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) Apprentice Development Officer (ADO) before going to attend the written exam. Here we provided complete info of LIC ADO Exam Pattern 2019. The Brief Info about each exam pattern is as follows 

Selection Process consists of Two Examinations like Preliminary & Mains.

  • Prelims
    • Duration of the Preliminary Exam is ONE hour.
    • Total no of marks allocated for the Prelims exam is 100.
  • Mains
    • Total no of questions appear in the exam paper is 150
    • Duration of the written exam is 120 minutes
    • The question paper will be set in bilingual i.e English & Hindi.

Frequently Asked Questions

1. What are the subjects included in the LIC ADO Prelims Exam Syllabus?

Ans. Logical Reasoning, Numerical Ability, English.

2. What are the subjects included in the LIC Assistant Apprentice Development Mains Exam Syllabus?

Ans. Reasoning Ability, General Knowledge, Current Affairs, Data Analysis & Interpretation, Insurance and Financial Market Awareness, English and Professional Knowledge.

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