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 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 
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LIC Assistant 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 Pattern

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:

LIC Assistant 2023 Prelims Exam Pattern
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 a qualifying nature and marks in the Language section will not be counted for ranking.

LIC Assistant 2023 Mains Exam Pattern

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.

LIC Assistant 2023 Mains Exam Pattern
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 

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 

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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.

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LIC Assistant 2023: FAQs

Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) conducts LIC Assistant 2023 Exam for Clerical Staff cadre posts including Cashier, Single Window Operator, Customer Service Executive

The selection of the eligible candidates will be done through Prelims and Mains Exam.

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