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LIC ADO Recruitment 2015 Notification

LIC ADO Recruitment 2015, Life Insurance Corporation of India Recruitment 5066 of Apprentice Development Officers, LIC Recruitment 2015, ADO Selection Procedure, LIC ADO Eligibility, LIC Recruitment Important Dates


Result of ADO On-line examination 2015-16 declared- List of successful candidates displayed at respective Divisional Offices (source LIC India Website)



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Life Insurance Corporation of India 2015

LIC ADO Vacancy Details:

Total No. of Posts: 5066

Name of the Post: Apprentice Development Officer (ADO)

LIC Central Zone Vacancy Details:

Apprentice Development Office (ADO) - 5066 posts (across 8 zones)

1. Central Zonal Office, Bhopal - 363 Posts
2. Eastern Zonal Office, Kolkata - 597 Posts
3. East Central Zonal Office, Patna - 506 Posts
4. Northern Zonal Office, New Delhi - 682 Posts
5. North Central Zonal Office, Kanpur - 622 Posts
6. Southern Zonal Office, Chennai - 679 Posts
7. Southern Central Zonal Office, Hyderabad - 699 Posts
8. Western Zonal Office, Mumbai - 918 Posts


During the apprentice period, the candidate selected as Apprentice Development Officer will be paid a fixed amount as stipend per month as per rules of the Corporation

At present the amount of stipend is about Rs.23836/- per month, except in case of candidates selected from LIC Employees category

On appointment as a Probationary Development Officer, basic pay of Rs.11535/- per month (except for Employee Category candidates) in the scale of 11535-700(2)-12935 -825(2) -14585 -840(17)-28865 (Under Revision) and other admissible allowances as per rules shall be payable

Total emoluments will be approximately Rs.26736/- (Other benefits include Gratuity, Defined Contributory Pension Scheme, LTC, Medical Benefit, Group Savings Linked Insurance (GSLI), Group Personal Accident Insurance, vehicle advance (2-wheeler/4-wheeler) as per rules and on confirmation in service, attractive performance linked Incentives)

Eligibility Conditions (as on 01st June 2015)

Educational Qualifications: For Employees category and Agents category in both Urban and Rural area

Candidates should possess Bachelor’s Degree of a University in established under a statute or a foreign university approved for the purpose or the Fellowship of Insurance Institute of India, Mumbai for employee category recruitment as an Apprentice Development Officer in both Urban and Rural area shall possess the Bachelor’s Degree of a University in India established under a statute or a foreign university approved for the purpose or the Fellowship of Insurance Institute of India, Mumbai

Preference may be given to those applicants who possess Masters Degree in Business Administration in Marketing or Post Graduate Diploma in Marketing from a University in India established under Statute or by an Institute approved by All India Council for Technical Education or a recognized Institution

Age Limit: The applicant shall have completed 21 years of age (in completed years) and not more than 30 years of age (in completed years) as on 01st June 2015 i.e candidates must have been born not earlier than 02nd June 1985 and not later than 01st June 1994 (both days inclusive) as on 01st June 2015

Age Limit Relaxation: SC/ST- 35 years; OBC- 33 years; Ex-serviceman, increased by the number of years of service in the Armed Forces subject to maximum age of 45 years for OBC, 47 years for SC/ST, 42 years for general; all others 30 years

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The applicant should have the requisite experience as on 01st June 2015 as indicated below:

i) LIC Employees: Not less than 3 years of service after confirmation in Class III Post

ii) LIC Agents (Urban Area): Not less than 5 years as an agent and has brought a net first years premium income of not less than Rs 5,00,000/- during the immediately preceding 5 agency years and a net first year premium income of not less than Rs 1,00,000/- on 50 lives in each of any 3 of these agency years

iii) LIC Agent (Rural Area): Not less than 4 years as an agent and has brought a net first years premium income of not less than Rs 1,00,000/- on 50 lives per year in any 3 of the immediately preceding 4 agency years
iv) Other Candidates: Preference would be given to candidates who have at least 2 years experience in life insurance industry

Selection Procedure:

Candidates will be called for online test and/ or interview and medical examination

On-line Test: On-line test will be of objective type, multiple choice of two hours duration comprising of the following two papers

1. Paper I: Test of Reasoning and Numerical Ability
2. Paper II: General Knowledge, Current Affairs and English Language with Special emphasis on Grammar and Vocabulary
3. Paper III: Insurance and Financial Marketing Awareness
Candidate must pass in each paper separately and should also obtain minimum marks in the aggregate of the two papers to qualify for the interview
The minimum marks to be obtained in each paper and in the aggregate shall be decided by LIC of India
The marks obtained by the candidate in each paper and in the aggregate shall be arrived at after deduction of the marks for wrong answers
LIC of India reserves the right to fix the minimum eligibility standard in order to restrict the number of candidates to be called for the on-line test and/or interview, commensurate with number of vacancies
Decision of the corporation in this regard shall be final and binding on the candidates
No correspondence will be entertained in this regard

Exam Centres:

Bhopal (Gwalior, Indore, Jabalpur, Raipur, Satna, Shahdol, Bilaspur); Kolkata (Asansol, Bongaigaon, Bardhaman, Guwahati, Howrah, Jorhat, Jalpaiguri, Kmdo/MDO-II, KSDO, Kharagpur Silchar); Patna (Begusarai, Berhampur, Bhagalpur, Bhubaneswar, Cuttack, Hazaribaugh, Jamshedpur, Muzaffarpur, Patna I, Patna II, Sambalpur); New Delhi (Ajmer, Amritsar, Bikaner, Chandigarh, Delhi I/II/III, Jaipur I/II, Jalandhar, Jodhpur, Karnal, Ludhiana, Rohtak, Shimla, Srinagar, Udaipur); Kanpur (Agra, Aligarh, Allahabad, Bareily, Dehradun (Uttar Pradesh), Dehradun (Uttarakhand), Faizabad, Gorakhpur, Haldwani (Uttar Pradesh), Haldwani (Uttarakhand), Lucknow, Meerut, Varanasi); Chennai (Chennai I/II, Coimbatore, Madurai, Salem, Thanjavur, Tirunelveli, Vellore, Ernakulam, Kottayam, Kozhikode, Thrissur, Trivandram); Hyderabad (Kadapa, Karimnagar, Machilipatnam, Nellore, Rajahmundry, Secunderabad, Visakhapatanam, Warangal, Bengaluru-I, Bengaluru-II, Belgaum, Dharwad, Mysore, Raichur, Shimoga, Udupi); Mumbai (Ahmedabad, Amravati, Aurangabad, Bhavnagar, Gandhinagar, Goa, Kolhapur, Mumbai & Nadiad, Nagpur, Nanded, Nashik, Pune I/II, Rajkot, Satara, Surat, Thane, Vadodara)


Successful candidate will be eligible to be called for an Interview

Candidate who does not obtain the minimum qualifying marks in the interview shall be disqualified from further selection

Medical Examination: Selected candidate will be appointed as Apprentice Development Officer subject to him/her being found medically fit by the medical examiner authorized by LIC for the purpose

Pre-exam Training: There is a provision for pre-exam training for SC/ST candidates

SC/ST candidates who wish to avail the benefit of pre-exam training should exercise the option while registering on-line application

Those SC/ST candidates who have opted for pre-exam training while registering on-line application may contact Sr Divisional Manager of Life Insurance Corporation of India of that Divisional Office to which the candidate has applied in the 1st week of July 2015

How to Apply for LIC ADO Recruitment 2015

Candidates are necessarily required to apply On-line through LIC’s website https://www.licindia.in/careers.htm under the heading “Careers”

No other means/mode of applications will be accepted

Applicants are first required to go to the LIC’s website www.licindia.in and click on the “Careers” to open the link “ON-LINE APPLICATION FOR LIC ADO’s RECRUITMENT EXAM 2015-16”

Thereafter, open the Recruitment Notification and take a print out of the entire Recruitment Notification

Candidates satisfying the conditions of eligibility as on 01st June 2015 are required to log in to the LIC’s website https://www.licindia.in/careers.htm under the heading “Careers” for submission of applications on-line

The candidate is required to keep the details about bio-data ready to enable him/her to fill up the application form correctly

Before applying online a candidate will be required to have a scanned (digital) image of his/her photograph and signature as per the specifications given in Annexure-I

Once the candidate clicks the relevant on-line application link titled “On-line application for LIC ADO’s Recruitment Exam 2015-16”, it redirects the candidates to the on-line registration page

Payment of Fees:

Candidate will have to make the payment of Application Fees/Intimation Charges(Non-refundable) through On-line mode only as under:

For SC/ST Candidates: Intimation Charges of Rs.50/- plus Transaction Charges

Other than SC/ST Candidates: Application Fees-cum-Intimation Charges of Rs.500/- plus Transaction Charges

1. The application form is integrated with the payment gateway and the payment process can be completed by following the instructions
2. The payment can be made by using Debit Cards (RuPay/Visa/Master Card/Maestro), Credit Cards, Internet Banking, IMPS, Cash Cards/Mobile Wallets
3. After submitting payment information in the On-line Application form, please wait for the intimation from the server. do not press back or refresh button in order to avoid double charge
4. On successful completion of the transaction, an e-Receipt will be generated
5. Non-generation of 'E-receipt' indicates Payment Failure; on failure of payment, candidates are advised to login again using their Provisional Registration Number and Password and repeat the process of payment
6. Candidates are required to take a printout of the e-Receipt and On-line Application Form. Please note that if the same cannot be generated, online transaction may not have been successful
7. For Credit Card users: All charges are listed in Indian Rupee. If you use a non-Indian Credit Card, your bank will convert to your local currency based on prevailing exchange rates
8. To ensure the security of your data, please close the browser window once your transaction is completed
9. There is a facility to print application form containing fee details after payment of fees
Candidates shall be solely responsible for filling up the online applications correctly. In case of invalid applications due to errors committed by the applicant no claims for refund of application money so collected shall be entertained by the Corporation

Important Dates

Commencement of Online Registration of Application: 01st June 2015

Last Date for Submission of Online Applications & Editing Application: 30th June 2015

Starting Date for Online Fee Payment: 01st June 2015

Last Date for Online Fee Payment: 30th June 2015

Download of Call Letter for Online Examination: 13th July 2015 onwards

Last Date for Print out of Applications: 15th July 2015

Date of Online Test - Sunday 19th July 2015 and Saturday 25th July 2015