LIC AAO Exam Analysis 2022: Difficulty Level, Attempts, Questions Asked

LIC AAO Exam Analysis 2022: Difficulty Level, Attempts, Questions Asked

ByAkash Mishra  |  Updated on: Aug 28, 2021
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LIC AAO Exam Analysis 2021

LIC AAO Exam Analysis 2021 to be shared by subject-matter experts soon after the exam is conducted across all test centers. The exam analysis for LIC AAO 2021 exam will be based on the feedback shared by the candidates who are going to appear for the examination.

LIC AAO 2021 exam is scheduled to be held on 28th August 2021, earlier it was scheduled for April 2020 and got postponed due to some circumstances. Thus, to understand the strategy of the examiner, you can have a look at the previous year's LIC AAO exam review.

The previous year's LIC AAO exam analysis 2021 will help you discover the difficulty level of the exam along with the types of questions asked and the weightage of each topic. This will help you build a clear picture of the examination and will enable you to score better in the LIC AAO Prelims exam. Stay tuned for detailed analysis and check the difficulty level and questions to be asked in the exam here.

LIC AAO Exam Analysis 2019 and Review Important Highlights

1. Level of Exam - The level of the exam was Moderate

2. Order of the sections - The order of the section was fixed - Reasoning Ability > General Knowledge, Current Affairs > Data Interpretation & Analysis > Insurance and Financial Market Awareness and last was English Language (Letter writing & Essay).

3. Difficult Section - Data Interpretation and Analysis and Insurance/ Financial section was the most difficult and calculative section in this exam.

3. Moderate Section - GA & Reasoning section was of moderate level.

Exam NameLIC AAO 2020 Exam
Conducting BodyLife Insurance Corporation
Exam LevelNational

Exam Frequency 

Once a year
Medium of ExamEnglish/Hindi

Intimation+Exam Fees

₹ 700 (General category) and ₹ 85 (Reserved category)
Exam Mode       Online
Exam Website

LIC AAO Mains Exam Analysis 2019: Data Interpretation and Analysis

Number of questions: 30

Candidates were asked a total of 30 questions in this section. This section tested the candidates on their ability to study and analyse data in different forms. 

Following questions were asked from this section -

Topic Name

No. of Question Asked

Data Interpretation 3 sets on the following topic

Line Graph

Caselet (Based on Day, Monday Tuesday, Wednesday. Number of a male/female who visited different store)

Missing D.I. ( Data of college students, Boys & Girls, the 8th-12th class is given)

18 Qs

Data Sufficiency - Question-based on the following topics

Time & Work

Profit & Loss


6 Qs

Miscellaneous Question - based on the following topics

Mensuration (2 Qs)

Partnership (2 Qs)

Percentage (2 Qs)


6 Qs

LIC AAO Mains Exam Analysis 2019: Reasoning Ability Section

Number of questions: 30

This section checks the reasoning ability and general intelligence of the candidates. This section comprises of 30 questions in total.

Questions in this section were asked from the following topics -

Topic Name

No. of Question Asked

Puzzle – Scheduling puzzle

Week based

Monday to Sunday

7 members + age

5 Qs

Seating Arrangement

Blood Relation + Circle (tough)

8 members sitting in a circle

5 Qs

Inequality (direct)

3 Qs


Based on follow conclusion

3 Qs


3-4 Qs

Linear Arrangement

Two rows – 10 people sitting in (5 in each row) rows and likes different colours

5 Qs

Verbal reasoning

The course of Action & Argument

3 Qs

Miscellaneous Question

Number arrangement, word arrangement

3 Qs


LIC AAO Mains Exam Analysis 2019: GA and Current Affairs Section

Number of questions: 30

The level of the GA & Current Affairs section was moderate. Following are the question asked in this section:

1. The Simbex exercise was held between? Indian Navy and the Republic of Singapore Navy

2. SCO summit 2019 was held in which country? Kyrgyzstan

3. Cyril Ramaphosa is a president of which country? South Africa

4. Lok Sabha constituency of Arjun Munda? Khunti South Jharkhand

LIC AAO Mains Exam Review 2019: English Language (Descriptive Test)

English Language test was of qualifying nature and the marks in the English Language will not be counted for the merit list.

  • The total marks assigned for this section is 25 marks with a time limit of 30 minutes. 
  • Minimum qualifying marks is 10.

The section was divided into two parts -

1. Letter Writing - Candidates has to write a letter in any one of the given topics (150 words)

(i) Write a letter to an insurance firm requesting them to change the residential address.

(ii) Write a letter to your boss describing the value of group insurance.

(iii) Write a letter to your younger brother who recently got a job telling him about the importance of retirement pension.

2. Essay - Candidates has to write an essay in any one of the given topics. (200 words)

(i) Benefits of a Travel Insurance

(ii) Views of Financial Market? Explain the elements of financial security.

(iii) Which is better between Mutual Fund or Insurance? Which one do you prefer for investment?


This was the overall exam analysis of LIC AAO MAIN 2019 exam. Also, we have shared the Questions asked in LIC AAO MAIN 2019.

Questions Asked in LIC AAO Mains 2019 Exam [28th June]

Note: If you remember any question from the exam, feel free to share it in the comments section below!


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LIC AAO Prelims Exam Analysis 2019 - Quantitative Aptitude

The overall level of Quantitative Aptitude section: Moderate

In the table given below, you can check the details of the topic asked with the exact question distribution. 

Topic Name

No. of Questions


Topic Details


5 Questions

  • Basic calculation based questions were asked

Number Series

5 Questions

  • Wrong number series was asked 

Data Interpretation

10 Questions

  • DI based on Pie chart (distribution of male, female given in the table of 12000 people)
  • Di based on Bar graph & Table Chart (Total 4 companies and laptop production in them for 2 months)

Arithmetic Questions & Inequality based questions

15 Questions

  • The miscellaneous arithmetic questions were easy to solve
  • Topics like Time & Work, Partnerships, Profit & Loss, Mixtures, Time Speed & Distance, Percentages, Mensuration, etc were asked 

LIC AAO Exam Analysis 2019 - Reasoning Ability

The overall level of Reasoning section: Easy-Moderate

Go through the details of the topic-wise questions asked in this section below:

Topic Name

No. of Questions


Topic Details

Seating Arrangement

10 Questions Moderate
  • Linear Arrangement- 5 Questions (10 people were sitting in a row facing north direction)
  • Circular Arrangement- 5 Questions (9 people were sitting in a circular row facing the centre)
Syllogism5 QuestionsModerate
  • 3/2 statements were given followed by 2 conclusions


10 QuestionsModerate
  • Month based puzzle
  • Tabular Puzzle: 8 people liking different toys


5 Questions Easy
  • Easy to solve


5 Questions Easy
  • 2 Questions were asked from Coding Decoding.
  • 2 questions were from Direction Sense
  • Rest were from topics like alphabet coding, order & Ranking etc. 

LIC AAO Exam Analysis 2019 - English Language

The overall level of English section: Easy-Moderate

English Language section comprised of the following topics:

Topic Name

Number of questions


Topic Details

Reading Comprehension

5-6 Moderate
  • Synonyms  and antonyms 
  • Fill in the blanks
  • Topic: How is AI related to the field of insurance

Para Jumble

5 Easy
  • 5 Sentences were given.

Error spotting

5 Easy - Moderate
  • A sentence was given with three bold words
  • The error could either be the spelling or the usage

Cloze test

6 -7 Easy
  • The theme was "insurance"

Find the correct sentence

5 Easy - Moderate
  • 4 sentences were given.
  • You had to find which sentence is correct among them.

LIC AAO Good Attempts

After considering the section-wise and overall level of the LIC AAO Preliminary exam, below is the number of good attempts for this exam:

Overall Good Attempts (Out of 70 questions)

55 - 60 Questions

Reasoning Ability Good Attempts

25 + Questions

Quantitative Aptitude Good Attempts

27 + Questions

Good Luck!

LIC AAO Exam Analysis FAQs

  • The most scoring section in the LIC AAO Exam was Reasoning Ability.

  • The most difficult section out of all the sections in LIC AAO Exam was Insurance and Financial Market Awareness

  • There is no negative marking in LIC AAO Exam.

  • The descriptive test includes essay writing and letter writing.

  • The total number of questions in the LIC AAO Exam is 120

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