LIC Assistant Recruitment 2023: LIC Assistant exam is conducted by Life Insurance Corporation of India to recruit candidates to the Class 3 posts of Assistant (Clerk) for performing the various duties of Clerical Staff including Cashier, Single Window Operator, Customer Service Executive etc. Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) offers candidates an opportunity to join the Insurance Sector by clearing one of the most reputed Insurance Exams. LIC Assistant Exam Pattern, Selection Process and other details are mentioned below in this article.

Established in 1956, LIC is currently India’s largest Insurance Company of India. It is an Indian state-owned Insurance Group and Investment Company. It has 8 Zonal Offices, 133 Divisional Offices and 2048 Branch Offices with thousands of workers all across the country playing important role in building the economy of the country. A 2-stage LIC recruitment process is conducted to recruit eligible candidates for the post of Assistant (Clerk) in various branches of LIC all across the country.

LIC Assistant 2023 Notification

LIC Assistant Notification has not been released yet by the Life Insurance Corporation of India for this year. The LIC Assistant Recruitment 2023 process will be started once official notification has been released. In this article, we are covering information regarding LIC Assistant eligibility criteria, Salary, exam pattern, syllabus and selection process etc based on the previous year's notification.

LIC Assistant Recruitment 2023- Exam Summary

When the detailed official notification for LIC Assistant recruitment is published by the Life Insurance Corporation of India on its official website, we will update the article here. For more details about LIC Assistant 2023 Exam, go through the summary table given below.

LIC Assistant 2023- Exam Summary
OrganisationLife Insurance Corporation of India (LIC)
Post NameAssistant (Clerk)
Application ModeOnline
Registration Dates--
Exam ModeOnline
Recruitment ProcessPrelims and Mains
Education QualificationGraduate 
Age Limit20 years to 30 years 
Official website

LIC Assistant Recruitment 2023- Important Dates

LIC releases the LIC Assistant exam date along with the official notification pdf. The important dates for LIC Assistant Exam will be updated here, post the release of the official notification.

LIC Assistant Recruitment 2023- Important Dates
LIC Assistant Notification 2023 Released onto be updated soon
Commencement of on-line registration of applicationto be updated soon
Closure of Registration of Applicationto be updated soon
Call Letter for Online Preliminary Examination to be updated soon
LIC Assistant Exam Dates: Preliminary Examto be updated soon
LIC Assistant Prelims Result to be updated soon
LIC Assistant Exam Dates: Mains Examto be updated soon

LIC Assistant Vacancy 2023

LIC Assistant (Clerk) Vacancy 2023 has not been released by LIC. Last year, the total number of vacancies for the post of Assistant (Clerk) was approximately 7975. Let's have a look at the zone-wise vacancy for LIC Assistant last year's exam.

Northern Zone1544
Northern Central Zone1313
Eastern Zone924
Eastern Central Zone1531
Central Zone472
South Central Zone631
Southern Zone400
Western Zone1104
Total Vacancies7955

LIC Assistant Recruitment 2023 Eligibility Criteria 

Nationality: A candidate must be a citizen of India.

LIC Assistant Educational Qualification: A candidate must hold a Bachelor’s degree from a recognized university or institute.

LIC Assistant Age Limit: The age of the candidate must not be less than 18 years and must not exceed 30 years.

Age Relaxation:

Relaxations in upper age limit for Scheduled Caste (SC)/Scheduled Tribe(ST)/Other Backward Community(OBC)/ Ex-Servicemen/Persons with Benchmark Disabilities (PwBD) /Confirmed LIC employees shall be as under :

LIC Assistant Age Relaxation
CategoryAge Relaxation
SC/St5 years
OBC3 years
PWD (Gen)10 years
PWD (SC/ST)15 years
PWD (OBC)13 years
EX-SERVICEMEN Actual Period of service in the Defence Services plus 3 years subject to maximum age limit of 45 years. (In case of Disabled Ex-Servicemen belonging to SC/ST/OBC, maximum age limit of 50 years for SC/ST and 48 years for OBC is allowed. 
LIC EmployeesFurther Relaxation of 5 years

LIC Assistant 2023 Selection Process

LIC Assistant selection will be done on the basis of a two-phase examination i.e. Preliminary Examination (Phase I) and Main Examination (Phase II) followed by Pre-Recruitment Medical Examination. Marks obtained in the Main Examination only will be considered for the final merit listing of candidates (Final Selection).

LIC Assistant 2023 Exam Pattern

LIC Assistant exam will be conducted in two phases: Prelims and Mains for which the complete exam pattern has been discussed below- 

LIC Assistant 2023 Prelims Exam

The Written Exam will contain 3 sections namely: Reasoning, English Language / Hindi Language and Quantitative Aptitude. The total duration of the written exam will be 1 hour or 60 minutes. 0.25 marks will be deducted if a candidate attempts a question wrong. Preliminary Examination consisting of objective tests will be conducted online. The test will have three sections (with separate timings for each section) as follows:

SNo.SectionsNumber of QuestionsTotal MarksDuration
1.Reasoning Ability353520 minutes
2.Numerical Ability353520 minutes
3.English Language / Hindi Language303020 minutes
Total10010060 minutes

Note: English/Hindi Language test will be of qualifying nature and marks in Language section will not be counted for ranking.

LIC Assistant 2023 Mains Exam

The main examination will consist of objective tests for 200 marks. The objective test will be online. The objective test will have separate timing for every section.

SNo.SectionsNumber of QuestionsTotal MarksDuration
1.Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude404030 minutes
2.General/ Financial Awareness404030 minutes
3.Quantitative Aptitude404040 minutes
4.English Language404030 minutes
5.Hindi Language404030 minutes
Total200200150 minutes

• The candidates are required to qualify for each of the Tests. Candidates will have to qualify in each of the objective tests. 
• There will be negative marks for wrong answers in the Objective tests for the main examination. ¼ marks will be deducted for each wrong answer
• The marks obtained in the Preliminary Examination (Phase I) will not be added to the selection and the final selection will be based on the marks obtained by a candidate in Main Examination (Phase II).

LIC Assistant 2023 Syllabus 

ReasoningQuantitative AptitudeGeneral/Financial AwarenessEnglish Language
Statement based Questions,
Seating Arrangement,
Alpha Numeric Sequence,
Seating Arrangement,
Blood Relation,
Odd One Out 
Data Interpretation,
Time and Work,
Speed, Distance and Time,
Number Series,
Simple Interest and Compound Interest,
Profit and Loss,
Mixture and Allegations 
Recent credit and monetary policies,
Indian Economy, 
Overview of Indian Financial System
Current Affairs,
National and International Matters,
Currency and Capital,
Awards and Honors,
General History, Geography,
Biology and Applied Science 
Reading Comprehension,
Sentence Arrangement,
Cloze Test,
Error Spotting,
Sentence Improvement,
Elementary Grammar 

LIC Assistant 2023 Salary

As per the previous year's notification, the basic pay of a LIC Assistant is Rs. 27,840/- per month in the scale of Rs.27,840-840(1)-28,680-915(2)-30,510-1030(5)-35,760-1195(2)-38150-1455(3)-42,515-1510(2)-45,535-1610(5)-53,585 and other admissible allowances as per rules. The Assistant enjoys other perks and remuneration apart from the Basic Pay offered such as House Rent Allowance, Travel Allowance and Dearness Allowance. The total amount/gross salary of a LIC Assistant thus ranges to Rs. 38000/- to Rs. 40000/- per month.-

LIC Assistant 2023 Admit Card

The admit card for LIC Assistant will be released after the application process for the same has ended. The admit card for LIC Assistant Mains exam will be issued to candidates who qualify for the Preliminary exam of the LIC Assistant Exam.

LIC Assistant 2023 Result 

The results for the LIC Assistant exam will be released after each phase of the exam is completed. The result of the Phase I exam will be declared first followed by the result of Phase II. The merit list will be prepared in descending order of the marks obtained by candidates in the main exam.

LIC Assistant 2023 Cut-Off

LIC Assistant Cut-Off will be declared once the examination for the same has been conducted. But LIC provides minimum qualifying marks for its prelims exam which is given below:

Minimum Qualifying Marks

Section Maximum Marks Minimum Qualifying Marks 
General/OBC/EWS SC/ST/PwD 
English/Hindi Language (Qualifying) 30 12 11 
Numerical Ability35 14 13 
Reasoning Ability35 14 13 
Total  28 26 

LIC Assistant Previous Year Cut Off- Click Here

 LIC Assistant 2023 Exam Centres 

The LIC Assistant Exam will be held in a number of locations across the country. The candidates were given the option of selecting their preferred exam centre. 

States/ UTLIC Assistant Exam Centres
Andaman and NicobarPort Blair
Andhra Pradesh
  1. Guntur Kadapa
  2. Kurnool
  3. Nellore
  4. Rajahmundry
  5. Vijayawada
  6. Visakhapatnam
  1. Dibrugarh
  2. Guwahati
  3. Jorhat
  4. Silchar
  5. Tezpur
Arunachal PradeshNaharlagun
  1. Bhagalpur
  2. Gaya
  3. Muzaffarpur
  4. Patna
  1. Bhilai Nagar
  2. Raipur
  1. Delhi & New Delhi
  2. Ghaziabad
  3. Noida & Greater Noida
  4. Faridabad
  5. Gurugram
  1. Ahmedabad-Gandhinagar
  2. Rajkot
  3. Surat
  4. Vadodara
  1. Ambala
  2. Faridabad
  3. Gurugram
  1. Dehradun
  2. Haldwani
Himachal Pradesh
  1. Kangra
  2. Hamirpur
  3. Shimla
  1. Bokaro Steel City
  2. Dhanbad
  3. Hazaribagh
  4. Jamshedpur
  5. Ranchi
  1. Bengaluru
  2. Belgaum
  3. Gulbarga
  4. Mangalore
  5. Mysore
  6. Shimoga
  7. Udupi
  1. Kannur
  2. Kochi
  3. Kottayam
  4. Kozhikode
  5. Thiruvananthapuram
  6. Thirichu
  1. Ajmer
  2. Bikaner
  3. Jaipur
  4. Jodhpur
  5. Kota
  6. Udaipur
  1. Amravati
  2. Aurangabad
  3. Jalgaon
  4. Kolhapur
  5. Mumbai/Thane/Navi Mumbai
  6. Nagpur
  7. Nanded
  8. Nashik
  9. Pune
Madhya Pradesh
  1. Bhopal
  2. Gwalior
  3. Indore
  4. Jabalpur
  5. Saga
  1. Bhubaneshwar
  2. Cuttack
  3. Rourkela
  4. Sambalpur
  1. Amritsar
  2. Jalandhar
  3. Mohali
Tamil Nadu
  1. Chennai
  2. Coimbatore
  3. Madurai
  4. Salem
  5. Thanjavur
  6. Tiruchirapalli
  7. Tirunelveli
  1. Hyderabad
  2. Karimnagar
Uttar Pradesh
  1. Aligarh
  2. Allahabad
  3. Bareilly
  4. Gorakhpur
  5. Jhansi
  6. Kanpur
  7. Lucknow
  8. Noida/Greater Noida
  9. Varanasi
LIC Assistant Exam- FAQs

LIC Assistant exam dates will be released along with its official notification.

All tests are bilingual, i.e. available in both English and Hindi.

There is no negative marking in Preliminary exam and English/Hindi Language test will be of qualifying nature and marks in Language section will not be counted for ranking. There will be a negative marking for wrong answers in mains exam and and ¼ marks will be deducted for each wrong answer. One-fourth of the total marks will be deducted for the question marked wrong by the candidate.

The selection will be done through 2 phase online examination- Prelims & Mains

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