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July 05, 2015

LIC ADO 2015 Exam Pattern, Syllabus, Sample Papers & Books

LIC ADO Exam 2015 Prep Materials
LIC ADO Exam 2015 is scheduled to be held on 19th & 25th July. There may be so many among you who are searching for Prep materials for this exam and therefore this blog post has been posted to help you find them. It presents you LIC ADO Exam 2015 Pattern, Syllabus, Sample Papers and Books.

Let us begin by knowing what is the exam pattern of LIC ADO exam.

LIC ADO Exam 2015 Pattern:

The selection process for LIC ADO position consists of an Online test followed by interview. The Online test is of two hour duration and consists of following two papers
Paper-1: Test of Reasoning, Numerical Ability, GK/Current Affairs & English Language.
Paper-2: Insurance & Financial Marketing Awareness
You have to qualify in each paper individually and should also obtain minimum marks in the aggregate of the two papers to qualify for the interview. You can find the number of questions in each test section along with marks in the table below:
LIC ADO Exam 2015 Pattern

LIC ADO Exam 2015 Syllabus:

LIC has not specified any set syllabus for the LIC ADO 2015 Exam. The reason being simple – the papers are of very general in nature. However following information on what are the test sections with short descriptions would help you know about them better:

Test of Reasoning Ability:
Test of Reasoning judges your ability for logical reasoning – in both verbal and non-verbal area.

Test of Numerical Ability:
Test of Numerical Ability determines your speed in working at numerical calculations.

General Knowledge and Current Affairs:
GK/Current Affairs determine your knowledge of the current events and of such matters of everyday observation and experience as may be expected of an educated person.

Test of English Language:
This test is to determine your knowledge of English - vocabulary, expressions etc.

Insurance & Financial Marketing Awareness:
This test how much you know about the basics of Insurance & Financial Market.

LIC ADO 2015 Exam cut-off:

The cut-off marks for LIC ADO written exam would be based on the relative performance of all the candidates and can therefore be known only when the exam is over and answers of all the candidates are evaluated.

LIC ADO 2015 Exam Sample/Model papers:

You may be searching for sample/model/previous year’s papers of LIC ADO exam. Therefore I did the search for you on the net and found the following papers of LIC ADO exam, which would throw light on what kind of questions are asked in the written exam.

From LIC website:
First place that you should check is LIC's own website. It provides you an "Acquaint Yourself" book, which also provides 22 questions from all the test sections. Click here to download this LIC ADO 2015 Exam Sample Paper.

Sample papers for LIC ADO exam:
LIC ADO Exam Paper-2007 (GK and Current Affairs) – contains 26 solved questions from

The above sample/previous years papers of LIC ADO exam can be used to know what type of questions are asked. However, for in-depth preparation you need to use the prep-books, which gives you more questions.

LIC ADO Exam 2015 Prep Books:

LIC ADO Exam 2015 Prep BooksI found following books on net for preparation for LIC ADO Exam. These books are available in most of the book stores, but you can also order them online by clicking the links below, from which offers huge discounts upto 40%. If the books are sold by "Flipkart Advantage Sellers" and your order exceeds Rs. 500/=, you get also free home delivery. You can choose to pay through Credit Card/Debit Card/Internet Banking. You can also choose to pay through “Cash-on-Delivery” i.e. you pay in cash only when the same is delivered at your doorstep:

Guide to LIC ADO (Apprentice Development Officers) Recruitment examination 2015; Publisher: G.K
MRP: Rs. 325; Offer Price: Rs. 250; Discount: Rs. 75 (23%).

LIC ADO Apprentice Development Officers Recruitment Exam; Author: Lal  & Jain; Publisher: Upkar 
MRP: Rs. 325; Offer Price: Rs. 244; Discount:  Rs. 81 (24%)

LIC ADO: Life Insurance of India Apprentice Development Officer Recruitment Examination; Author/Publisher: Arihant
MRP: Rs. 295; Offer Price: Rs. 175; Discount:  Rs. 120 (40%)

LIC - ADO Exam Guide (Hindi) Author/Publisher: RPH 
MRP: Rs. 360; Offer Price: Rs. 288; Discount:  Rs. 72 (20%)

Hope above study materials (i.e. sample papers & books) for LIC ADO Exam helps you to clear the LIC written exam. But how do you prepare for LIC ADO exam Interview?

LIC ADO Interview preparation:

For Interview, click here to visit this article, which tells you what are the requirements an interviewer looks for in you. It also gives you an interesting YouTube video telling you how you can also analyze an interviewer and hence be prepared for it. And than it gives you a list of 99 interview questions, which are most repeated in every other interview! These questions helps you prepare yourself.

Best wishes!