LIC Assistant Administrative Officer Examination (AAO Exam) 2012


Through LIC Assistant Administrative Officer Examination one can attain an Officer Cadre position directly in LIC. If the professional’s performance is good then he can attain higher levels within a short period of time. The LIC Assistant Administrative Examination is held every year. The aspirant can hold the position of an AAO directly if he/she successfully clears this examination.

Structure of AAO Exam

Written test: This is an objective multiple type choice test which has four sections which carries 140 marks. The total time allotted for this section is 2 hours

  • Reasoning Ability
  • Numerical Ability
  • General Knowledge
  • Current Affairs

Descriptive paper: It includes essay test and comprehension test and it carries 50 marks. The test should be completed within 1 hour.

Interview: The applicant will be called for an interview only if he/she had secured high marks. It also depends on the number of vacancies.

Syllabus for AAO Exam

Reasoning Ability Test

This test ensures the thinking ability of the candidate. It contains miscellaneous questions which includes figures and drawings. Some of the areas from which questions are asked are:

  • Distinguish between arguments and other forms of communication.
  • Distinguish between inductive and deductive arguments.
  • Apply principles of deductive reasoning to assess hypothetical syllogisms.
  • Apply principles to evaluate
  • Evaluate inductive and deductive arguments.
  • Interpret statistical data and concepts
  • Mean, median, mode and randomization
  • Sample Size
  • Margin of Error
  • Standard Deviation
  • Statistical Significance
  • Identify populations and samples
  • Simple random samples
  • Compute, analyze, and interpret different presentations of central tendency.
  • Evaluate statistical significance of variation.
  • Interpret data presented in graphs, charts and tables.
  • Identify basic components of graphs, charts, and tables.
  • Analyze graphs for information and coherence.
  • Evaluate graphs for clarity, distortion, and ambiguity
  • Understand interest, mortgages, and home buying
  • Calculate simple interest, compound interest, loans, and mortgages
  • Apply affordability guidelines for home buying.
  • Evaluate budgets and home purchasing proposals
  • Interpret and apply the basic structure of scientific method.
  • Identify differences and relationships among observation
  • hypothesis formation
  • testing of hypotheses
  • Analyze and evaluate analogical arguments.
  • Analyze and evaluate arguments that employ analogical reasoning
  • Distinguish causality from correlation
  • Distinguish between scientific reasoning and superstition
  • Analyze and evaluate research methods

Numerical Ability Test

It tests the candidate’s speed of response towards numerical problems.

  • General Knowledge and Current Affairs

It tests the candidate with general awareness questions. The questions will be asked from topics such as

  • Life Sciences
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Geography of India
  • History of India
  • Cultural heritage
  • Freedom struggle
  • Features of the Constitution of India
  • Indian economy and Society
  • English Language Test

This test is conducted to check the candidate’s proficiency in English language.

Eligibility Criteria

The candidate should be of Indian origin. The age of the candidate should be within 21-30 years. Candidate should be a graduate securing a minimum of 55%. The minimum educational requirement for SC/ST candidates is 40%.

How to Apply?

All the candidates are advised to apply online as there are no other modes to apply for the examination. Candidates have to apply online after obtaining the receipt of the payment made at any of the LIC cash collection centers. Otherwise the applications will go invalid. The candidates those who are eligible to apply can login to the official website of LIC ( for successfully submitting the application form. After submitting the applications online the candidates are provided with a unique registration number which has to be used for all future references.

Important Dates (Tentative)

  • Starting of acceptance of application money at LIC: Last week of November, 2012
  • Starting of line registration: Last week of November, 2012
  • Last date for acceptance of application money: Second week of December, 2012
  • Closing date for on line registration: Second week of December, 2012
  • Downloading of hall tickets from site: First Week of February, 2012

List of AAO Exam centers

  • Agra
  • Ahmedabad
  • Bhopal
  • Mumbai
  • Kolkata
  • Chandigarh
  • Coimbatore
  • Cuttack
  • Dharwad
  • Gangtok
  • Guwahati
  • Hyderabad
  • Indore
  • Jabalpur
  • Jaipur
  • Jalpaiguri
  • Jammu
  • Kanpur
  • Kozhikode
  • Lucknow
  • Chennai
  • Madurai
  • Nagpur
  • New Delhi
  • Panaji
  • Patna
  • Pune
  • Ranchi
  • Shillong
  • Silchar
  • Trivandrum
  • Varanasi
  • Vishakhapatnam

Contact Address for the AAO Exam

  • Address : LIC Customer Zone Mumbai, M/s Mayfair Housing Pvt.Ltd.9,  Mayfair Meridian, Near St.Blaise Church, Caesar Road, Andheri(W), Mumbai-400058
  • Info Center number : 1251 or 022-26766221
  • Website:

Reference Books for AAO Exam

  • LIC AAO exam guide by Dawson
  • LIC AAO exam guide by RPH editorial
  • Guide to LIC AAO exam guide by GK publisher
  • LIC Assistant Administrative Officer by Lal & Jain
  • LIC AAO Examination Guide by Ramesh Publishers

Coaching Centers for AAO Exam

  • Pace Setter
  • AAA Bright Academy
  • Excelsior
  • Miglani Tutorials
  • A.V Classes
  • Future Plus Edutech Pvt. Ltd
  • Aim Institute of Banking
  • Amar College
  • Bhardwaj Institute of Competitions
  • C.T.D.I
  • Goyal Tutorials
  • I.S.C.C

Study Plan

The candidates should undergo a long term preparation to appear for the examination. One should practice continuously to improve the subject knowledge as well as the speed.

Start studying GK and current affairs as early as possible. Regular reading of newspapers and depending on any reliable book for GK will also help in the preparation.

Special efforts are to be made for reasoning and numerical tests as it improves only with regular practice. By doing this you will master in time management as you will find out better ways to approach a given problem.

As practice makes a man perfect, practice regularly in order to come out with excellent results. Regular practice enables the candidate to face the examination with confidence and courage.

The candidate should possess in depth knowledge and should have a flair for essay writing.

Stylish writing also enables the candidate to obtain maximum results. Rich vocabulary and better understanding also helps the candidate to score high marks.

The candidate has to perform well both in the written examination as well as for the interview in order to get selected. The personal interview is one major criterion which determines the selection of the candidate.

The candidate should therefore possess in depth knowledge in GK and current affairs. He/she should capable of analyzing the given topics. The candidate should be able to express oneself in a better way. The knowledge will go waste if the candidate fails to express himself. Candidate should be able to emphasize on their areas of strength and must direct the interview accordingly.

How and Where To Get the Results?

LIC Assistant Administrative Officer examination results will be published on the official website of LIC. It is as follows

Score Validity

The Score is valid until the vacancies are filled.



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12 Responses to “LIC Assistant Administrative Officer Examination (AAO Exam) 2012”

  1. 12

    pls send 5 years asst administrative officer of lic solved questions

  2. 11
    satish kumar:

    Respected sir, what is the last date to submit on line application for the post of aao to be conducted in Fab 2012. please answer as soon as possible. Thanks

  3. 10

    how many vacancies are there for AAO exam

  4. 9
    saraswati torane:

    i m fill up the form of administrative assistant officer but i dont get it print out of this application is misplaced and my interview held on 18/09/2012 so how i get it application print out can you help me

  5. 8

    update the dates

  6. 7


    I think the dates are not been updated.
    as per the notification, the last date of applying is april 11th but its given here november/december 2012. and later the exam is in feb 2012???????????????? This is not what every one expects. Plz provide correct info but not fake.

  7. 6
    Shafeeq Ahmad:

    no advertisement for the posts of lic aao has been made from the previous examination. When will be it made for the year 2012. ple intimate.

  8. 5
    Navneet hardiya:

    i want to know lic AAO and ADO exam date year 2012

  9. 4

    when will be the aao generalist results will be declared. please inform us through mail. please make it soon.

  10. 3

    when will be the aao results will be declared. please inform us through mail. please make it soon.

  11. 2
    srinivas nara:

    when did the lic aao exam result will be announced pls send my mail id

  12. 1
    heena naz:

    what is the exact date of exaination..???