LIC AAO November 2, 2021


LIC AAO Prelims Syllabus

LIC AAO preliminary exam consists of four subjects which are Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude, English Language, and general awareness. Have a look at the table below to see the subject-wise syllabus for the prelims exam.


Quantitative Aptitude

  • Data Interpretation
  • Inequalities (Quadratic Equations)
  • Number Series
  • Approximation and Simplification
  • Data Sufficiency
  • HCF and LCM
  • Profit and Loss
  • SI & CI
  • Problem on Ages
  • Work and Time
  • Speed Distance and Time
  • Probability
  • Mensuration
  • Permutation and Combination
  • Average, Ratio and Proportion
  • Partnership
  • Problems on Boats and Stream
  • Problems on Trains
  • Mixture and Alligation
  • Pipes and Cisterns

English Language

  • Reading Comprehension
  • Fillers
  • Cloze Test
  • Sentence Errors
  • Sentence Improvement
  • Vocabulary based questions
  • Jumbled Paragraph
  • Word Usage
  • Phrase Connectors
  • Paragraph Connectors
  • Paragraph Restatement
  • Paragraph Inference,
  • Paragraph Fillers

General Awareness

  • History of India
  • Indian Economics
  • Geography
  • Indian Constitution
  • Important Days
  • Books and Authors
  • Countries, Capitals, and Currencies
  • Awards, Honors, and Recognition
  • Science and Technology
  • Inventions and Discoveries
  • Financial Institutions – National and International
  • National and International Organizations
  • Current Affairs – National and International
  • Indian Politics
  • Finance, Budget, and Five Year Plans, etc

LIC AAO Mains Syllabus

LIC AAO mains syllabus for different AAO specialization is stated below. In the professional knowledge, section questions will be asked as per the post the candidate has selected.

Data Analysis & Interpretation

Professional Knowledge

Insurance and Financial Market Awareness

Descriptive Test

  • Elementary mathematics
  • pie charts
  • bar graphs
  • Data Handling
  • Data Derivation
  • Data Implementation
Varies from post to post

Syllabus for IT, Chartered Accountant, Actuarial, and Rajbhasha posts are separate.

  • Latest policies
  • development
  • Current Banking news
  • Insurance and financial market
  • business topics
  • finance topic
  • history of banking
  • history of insurance
  • financial institutes, terminologies & derivations
  • various laws and policies
  • Essay
  • Letter writing

LIC AAO Syllabus for professional knowledge 

Candidates who apply for this examination and apply for the specialization have a separate section for professional Knowledge specialized in IT, CA, Actuarial and Rajbhasha. The candidate has to study from the syllabus based on the data regarding the specialization the candidate has selected.

The syllabus will change and differ from each specialization the candidate chooses.  The candidates are advised to prepare this section well as this has a maximum weightage in this examination which will help to increase his/her total marks.

The syllabus of Rajbhasha includes specialization in the Hindi language, so the candidate should prepare for the Hindi exam efficiently.

Syllabus for LIC AAO Descriptive Paper

This paper has two sets of questions which are Essay and Letter Writing. The syllabus of the Descriptive paper for the LIC Legal post of AAO comprises question-based on legal drafting on LIC AAO. Candidates should be updated about Indian and International news and events as the topics of the essay can be asked from the current events about the nation and internationally. There is an option between the formal and informal letter and the candidate can choose one.

For the candidate’s reference, these are some of the topics for essay and letter writing from the LIC AAO exam 2019.

LIC AAO Syllabus (Descriptive) 2019
Essay Letter Writing
Travel Insurance- Benefits Write an informal letter to a younger friend telling him the importance of retirement pension,  who recently got a job.
Financial Security and its Elements Write a formal letter requesting an insurance firm to change the residential address.
What do you prefer?

  • Insurance or else
  • Mutual Funds
Write a formal letter to your boss in which you describing the value of group insurance