This blog post has been made as a follow up blog article to my previous post tiled: LIC DSE Job 2012-2013 Notification Eligibility Forms
, which tells you what are the eligibilities required to get a job as LIC Direct Sales Executive, where to find those DSE job notifications and application forms and how to apply for the same.
Once you make up your mind to get a LIC Direct Sales Executive job, next question that hits you is: how to prepare for the LIC DSE job exam? Where to find those sample papers? What book to study?
These are the questions I would like to answer through this blog post to help you prepare for the exam. In the beginning only let me tell you that online prep materials in the net for LIC DSE exam is very scarce, almost non-existent. So I am trying to point you to the resources available for similar recruitment exams, for which some good materials are available.
First let us know what is the pattern of LIC DSE Exam.
LIC DSE Exam Pattern:
LIC in its job notification has not said much about the pattern of Direct Sales Executives written test except that it consists of Objective Type questions from following four test sections:
1. Sales aptitude.
2. Test of Reasoning.
3. Numerical Ability.
4. General Knowledge.
This exam pattern is very similar to ones for Bank PO exams and hence you can base your preparation on Bank PO exams.
Online Sample Papers for LIC DSE Exam:
Since no material is available on the net for LIC DSE exam, following sample/previous years papers of Bank PO exams should definitely help:
Sample Papers for LIC General Awareness test:
Sample Papers for LIC Reasoning Test:
Sample Papers for LIC Numerical Aptitude Test:
Sample Papers for LIC Sales Aptitude Test:
I could not find any Online sample paper for Aptitude test, but following papaer on marketing aptitude can be an eye-opener.
You can also use following book to prepare for this test:
As told earlier, these online sample papers were not specific to LIC DSE exams – you can just have an idea on what are these exam sections and what sort of questions are asked. Hence you can use the books below for a thorough preparation for LIC Direct Sales Executives exam.
Prep Books for LIC DSE Exam:
I found following books on the net for LIC DSE exam which should help you prepare for this exam in depth. These books are available in most of the bookstores, but you can also order them online by clicking the links below, from Flipkart.com which offers huge discounts, apart from free shipping/postage in India if the order exceeds Rs. 300/=. 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:
List Price: Rs. 190.
List Price: Rs. 190
Hope above sample papers and books helps you to prepare for LIC Direct Sales Executive Exam. I would be on the lookout for more study materials on this LIC exam and post them here as and when I sopt them. So keep visiting me. Best wishes!