LIC ADO Eligibility 2022: The Life Insurance Corporation (LIC), the world’s oldest investment and insurance company, has issued a recruitment notice for the position of Apprentice Development Officer (ADO) to fill vacancies in various zones. Candidates must be between the ages of 21 and 30 to apply for the LIC ADO exam.
The LIC has given reserved candidates an age relaxation. Furthermore, to take the LIC ADO exam, candidates must have a Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline from a recognised university. Candidates who meet the eligibility requirements can apply for the LIC ADO exam online.
Overview of LIC ADO 2022 Eligibility Criteria
The table below contains all of the important information about the LIC ADO 2022 exam. Aspirants for the LIC ADO must be aware of the following points:
|Name of Exam||Life Insurance Corporation, Apprentice Development Officer (LIC ADO)|
|Level of Exam||National|
|Exam Frequency||Once a year|
|Mode of Exam||Online|
|Duration of Exam||Prelims – 1 hourMains – 2 hour|
|Language||English and Hindi|
|Age Limit||21-30 years|
|Educational Qualification||Bachelor’s degree in any discipline|
|Experience required||Varies for urban and rural areas|
|Fees of Exam||General and OBC: Rs. 600/-SC/ST: Rs. 50/-|
LIC ADO 2022 Eligibility Criteria
Age Limit and Age Relaxation
Candidates must be aware of the corporation’s specified age limits before applying for the LIC ADO exam, as only those who are within the specified age limit are eligible to take the exam. To apply for the position of LIC Apprentice Development Officer, you must be at least 21 years old and no more than 30 years old. For candidates who fall into one of the reserved categories, there are some age relaxation:
The following table shows the age relaxation for various categories:
|Category||LIC ADO Upper Age Limit|
|Scheduled Caste or Scheduled Tribe||35 years|
|OBCs (Non-Creamy Layer)||33 years|
|LIC employees do not belong to SC or ST, OBCs||42 years|
|LIC employees belonging to OBC (Non-Creamy Layer)||45 years|
|LIC employees belonging to SC or ST||47 years|
|LIC or any other agent who doesn’t belong to SC, ST or OBC||40 years|
|LIC or any other agent belongs to OBCs (non-creamy layer)||43 years|
|LIC or any other than an agent (DSE/FSE) belonging to SC or ST||45 years|
|Ex-serviceman||OBC candidates: 45 yearsSC or ST candidates: 47 yearsOther than SC, ST, and OBC: 42 years|
|For Others||30 years|
To apply for the LIC ADO exam, you must have the following educational qualifications:
- Candidates must have a Bachelor’s Degree from a recognised university/board in any discipline.
- Apart from that, candidates with a better understanding of insurance marketing or a Masters in Business Administration or a PG Diploma in Marketing from an Indian Council of Technical Education-approved institute are given preference (ICTE).
The following are the work experience requirements for LIC ADO candidates in various categories, along with rural and urban areas:
|Category||Rural Area||Urban Area|
|Agent Category||A minimum of 3 years of service after confirmation in Class III post||A minimum of 3 years of service after confirmation in Class III post|
|Employee Category||At least 5 years of experience as an agent or DSE/FSE. Brought a minimum of 5,00,000 net First Year Premium Income preceding 5 financial years and a net first-year premium income of not less than 1,00,000 on 50 lives per year in any 3 financial years.||At least 4 years of experience as an agent or DSE/FSE. Brought a net First Year Premium Income of not less than 1,00,000 on 50 lives per year in any 3 of immediately preceding 4 financial years.|
|Others||Candidates with two years of experience in the life insurance industry are given priority.||Candidates with two years of experience in the life insurance industry are given priority.|
Number of Attempts
The number of times a candidate can sit for the LIC ADO exam is unrestricted. As along as a candidate fulfils other criteria such as age, educational qualification, and work experience he/she can apply for the recruitment process as many times.
Candidates can check the detailed LIC ADO eligibility criteria in the official notification of the LIC ADO 2022. Though the official announcement has yet to be made. It is advised that candidates keep a close eye on the LIC’s official website for updates on the LIC ADO notification. Candidates will find the detailed LIC ADO eligibility criteria in the LIC ADO 2022 notification.
Frequently Asked Questions
Ques. Is it necessary for a candidate to have prior experience to apply for the LIC ADO?
Ans. Candidates for the Agent Category must have served for a minimum of 3 years, while candidates for the Employee Category must have at least 5 years of experience.
Ques. What is the minimum age requirement for LIC ADO 2022?
Ans. The LIC ADO exam 2022 has a minimum age limit of 21 years. The LIC ADO minimum age limit is the same for Agents, Employees, and other categories, as well as rural and urban locations. Candidates must be at least 21 years old to apply for LIC ADO 2022 or any of the above-mentioned positions.
Ques. Is there any age relaxation in the LIC ADO exam for reserved categories?
Ans. For reserved categories, there is an age relaxation on the upper age limit. SC and ST candidates will be eligible for a 5-year relaxation, while OBC NCL candidates will only be eligible for a 3-year relaxation. As a result, the age limit for SC/ST candidates applying for the LIC ADO exam is 21-35 years, while the age limit for OBC candidates is 21-33 years.
Additionally, candidates who are LIC employees or ex-servicemen are granted certain age concessions. The age relaxation for current or former LIC employees differs depending on the candidate’s category.
Ques. What are the qualifications required for the LIC ADO exam?
Ans. The educational requirements for the employee, agent, and other categories are the same in both the rural and urban areas. A Bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a recognised university is required of LIC ADO applicants.