LIC ADO Syllabus 2019 & Exam Pattern Updated

Check LIC ADO Syllabus and Exam Pattern of the Recruitment Test. You all know, 8531 Posts of ADO ( Apprentice Development Officer ) in LICI is announced. And to get selected for the said post, you have to secure high marks to rank high in merit order. Therefore equip yourself with the latest information of LIC ADO Exam Pattern and Syllabus to score high marks in the upcoming tests.

LIC Apprentice Development Officer Selection Stages

A brief on the LIC ADO Selection Stages is that the recruitment shall start with Preliminary Examination, Mains Examination & Interview. Now, to highlight the Preliminary Exam is qualifying in nature and score in this stage will not be counted in the final selection. A gist of LIC ADO Selection Process will be as –

  1. Preliminary Examination

  2. Main Examination

  3. Interview

Now, as we have the Selection Stages, now let’s check the Exam Pattern & Syllabus of the Recruitment.

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LIC ADO Preliminary / Main Exam Pattern Details

Exam Pattern of the Preliminary / Main Test is shared in this section. Therefore lets dive into the details of both of the LICI Apprentice Development Officer Selection Test.

LIC ADO Prelims Exam Pattern

Preliminary Examination will consist of online objective test. Further, the Prelims Test will have separate timings for each section. The Test will have 100 Questions while the total marks of the test will be 70. Since the English Section will be of qualifying nature. Questions will be set in English and Hindi except for English Section. A tabular view will be as under –

Section No. of Questions Maximum Marks Duration
Reasoning Ability 35 35 20 min
Numerical Ability 35 35 20 min
English 30 30 20 min
Grand Total 100 70 1 hour

LIC ADO Main Examination ( Phase II ) Pattern details

The main examination will also be an online objective type test. Total marks in this Test is 150 and also the number of questions is also 150. Here also section wise time duration will be allotted in the test. Question Paper in this test will be bilingual I,e. English and Hindi. A tabular view of this is as under –

Section No. of Questions Maximum Marks Duration
Reasoning Ability & Numerical Ability 50 50 120 minutes

General Knowledge,

Current Affairs and

English Language with

Special Emphasis on

Grammar and vocabulary

50 50

Insurance and Financial

Marketing Awareness

with special emphasis

on knowledge of Life

Insurance and Financial



50 50


150 150

LIC ADO Syllabus Download– Preliminary / Mains Examination

A comprehensive guide to the LIC ADO Exam Syllabus is attached in this section. Hence follow the Exam Syllabus according to section and start your preparation. So, here is the Topics wise LIC ADO Exam Syllabus is here for all.

Subjects / Topics Syllabus
Reasoning Ability
  • Data Sufficiency

  • Syllogism

  • Coding-Decoding

  • Blood Relation

  • Alpha Numeric Symbol Series

  • Seating Arrangement

  • Order and Ranking

  • Direction Sense

  • Logical Venn Diagram

  • Inserting Missing articles/numbers
Numerical Ability
  • Missing Number Series

  • Percentage

  • Profit & Loss

  • Factoring ( LCM & HCF )

  • Time & Work

  • Speed & Distance

  • Simple Interest & Compound Interest

  • Pipes & Cistern

  • Ratio & Average

  • Mensuration
  • Active & Passive Voice

  • Narration

  • Correction of Sentences

  • Use of Preposition

  • Transformation of Sentence

  • Antonyms & Synonyms

  • Spotting Errors
Insurance and Financial Marketing Awareness
  • Insurance Terminology

  • PSU Insurance Companies

  • LIC Formation details

  • Type of Insurance

  • Insurance Ombudsman

  • IRDAI & its roles

  • Marketing Definition

  • Types of marketing

  • Importance of Insurance Marketing

  • Agents / DO role in Insurance marketing.

Hopefully, the LIC ADO Exam Syllabus 2019 and Exam Pattern will be rich enough for you all to prepare for the upcoming test. In the meantime, practice through the mock test shared below –

Good Luck!