LIC AAO 2021 Exam Dates, Application Form, Eligibility, and Vacancies

LIC AAO 2021 Exam

LIC AAO 2021 Exam Dates, Application Form, Eligibility, and Vacancies

What is LIC AAO?

The LIC AAO 2021 Exam will be held soon. The LIC may give candidates the option of changing their exam centre, or it may start the application process from the beginning by combining the vacancies from both years. Candidates should wait to see what the final decision will be. Last February, the LIC AAO exam was announced. The prelims exam for the LIC AAO was scheduled to be held on 4th April 2020, but it was postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. 
Life Insurance Corporation Assistant Administrative Officer (LIC AAO)  is one of the most important officers of the LIC. The role comes with a good salary and other benefits. This is one of the reasons that a huge number of candidates apply for the exam. The LIC is finalising the end of the exam process, and the exam conducting authority can provide the option of changing the exam centre. The number of exam centres for the LIC AAO Prelims exam has to be increased. The new LIC AAO prelims exam dates are yet to be confirmed by the LIC.
LIC is India’s biggest life insurance company. It has offices all over the country and is still searching for new hires to assist with its growing insurance business. LIC employs Assistant Administrative Officers (AAO) through the LIC AAO exam every year to keep the company growth and develop useful goods based on customer feedback. 

LIC AAO Positions to be Filed

  • AAO Generalist
  • AAO IT
  • AAO Chartered Accountant
  • AAO Actuarial
  • AAO Rajbhasha


LIC AAO Exam 2021 Highlights


Features Details 
Exam Name LIC AAO Exam
Conducting Body Life Insurance Corporation (LIC)
Exam Level National level
Exam Frequency  Once a year
Medium of Exam English/Hindi
Intimation+Exam Fees Rs 700 (for General category) and Rs 85 (for Reserved category)
Exam Mode        Online
Exam Website


LIC AAO Eligibility Criteria

Before taking the LIC AAO exam, candidates must ensure that they meet all of the eligibility requirements. Here are the basic requirements that candidates must fulfil.

LIC AAO Exam Age Limit

According to the official notification, the date for calculating the age is 1st March of the exam year. The candidate must have attained the age of 21 and must not exceed the age of 30 years (Candidates must have been born between 2nd March 1990 to 1st March 1999, both days inclusive.) Candidates in the reserved category are given the following age concessions.

Category Age Relaxation
SC/ST 5 Years
OBC 3 Years
Person with Benchmark Disabilities(Gen) 10 Years
Person with Benchmark Disabilities(SC/ST) 15 Years
Person with Benchmark Disabilities(OBC) 13 Years
ECO/SSCO (GEN) 5 Years
ECO/SSCO (SC/ST) 10 Years
ECO/SSCO (OBC) 8 Years
Confirmed LIC employees Further Relaxation of 5 Years


LIC AAO Exam Educational Qualification 

Here are the post-wise educational qualification requirements.
For AAO (Generalist) – Graduate degree in any field
For AAO (IT) A bachelor’s degree in engineering in computer science, IT or electronics, or an MCA or a master’s degree (Computer Science)
For AAO (Chartered Accountant) – Bachelor’s degree from a recognised Indian UniversityIinstitution. Should have cleared the final examination of Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and completed the articles prescribed by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India.
The candidate must be an Associate Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. Candidates must have their Institute of Chartered Accountants of India membership number, which will be verified.
For AAO (Actuarial) Candidates must have passed paper CT1 and CT5 of the Institute of Actuaries of India/Institute and Faculty of Actuaries, UK review, as well as 4 or more other journals. (A total of 6 or more papers) as of the date, 1st March 2020.
Candidates must include their membership number and verified by the Institute of Actuaries of India/Institute and Faculty of Actuaries of the United Kingdom.
For AAO (Rajbhasha) – Post graduation master’s degree in Hindi/Hindi translation with English as one of the subjects at the Bachelor’s degree level. 

Post-graduation master’s degree in English with Hindi as one of the subjects at Bachelor’s degree level.

Post-graduation master’s degree in Sanskrit with English and Hindi as subjects at Bachelor’s degree level.
All of the above-mentioned educational qualifications must have been obtained from a University/Institute/Board recognised by the Government of India/approved by Government Regulatory Bodies. The results must have been announced on or before 1st March 2020. It means that candidates who are in the final year of their bachelor’s degree are ineligible to undertake the LIC AAO.

LIC AAO Vacancies


Post SC ST OBC EWS Unreserved Total
AAO Chartered Accountant 6 3 11 4 16 40
AAO Actuarial 4 3 8 3 12 30
AAO Legal 7 3 10 4 16 40
AAO Rajbhasha 1 1 2 0 4 8
AAO IT 7 4 14 5 20 50
Total 25 14 45 16 68 168

It is important to note that the candidate can only apply for one position. The candidate’s application will be declared invalid if he or she applications for more than one position.

LIC AAO Selection Process

LIC AAO selection process consists of 3 stages.

  • Prelims exam
  • Mains exam
  • Interview

Additionally, a pre-recruitment medical examination is a part of the selection process. 


What is the new date of the LIC AAO Prelims exam??

The new exam date for the LIC AAO 2021 prelims exam is yet to be announced by the LIC. It was delayed last year due to the coronavirus pandemic. The new date for the LIC AAO 2021 preliminary exam will be revealed shortly.
Is there any negative marking in the LIC AAO Exam?

No, there is no negative marking in the LIC AAO exam. 
What is the difference between LIC AAO and LIC ADO?

The job role of LIC Assistant Administrative Officer differs significantly from that of LIC Apprentice Development Officer. ADOs operate under the leadership of Divisional Officers and assist in developing the company by hiring LIC agents.
Is there any normalisation of marks in the LIC AAO exam?

In both the prelims and mains exams for the LIC AAO, marks are normalised. 
Can a candidate apply for more than one post?

No, a candidate cannot qualify for several positions. If a candidate applies for more than one position, his or her application will be rejected.
Is there any group discussion in the LIC AAO interview?

In the LIC AAO interview, there is no group discussion. 
Is LIC AAO a target based job?
No, the LIC AAO position is not target-based. It is an administrative role, and candidates must be able to manage the back-office operations.

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