The Life Insurance Company has released 8000+ vacancies for the post of Assistant. Those who wish to get this job position can check elaborated LIC Assistant Syllabus in this post.

LIC Assistant Syllabus 2019

The LIC Assistant Prelims Syllabus includes 3 subjects: English/Hindi, Reasoning & Math. The students must crack Prelims to write the Mains Exam.

  • It is important for candidates to complete all sections in paper to crack the exam
  • LIC has recently added the Hindi Language as a subject in the syllabus
  • The aspirants can fill the application form from September 17, 2019-October 01, 2019
  • In Mains exam, there are a total of 5 sections whereas, in Prelims, there are only 3, check LIC Assistant Exam Pattern
  • Also, the Mains exam is a bit tougher than Prelims

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LIC Assistant Syllabus for Prelims Exam 2019 (Important Topics)

English Hindi Maths Reasoning
Error Detection हिंदी व्याकरण पर आधारित प्रश्न Data Interpretation Statement based Questions
Synonyms वाक्य सुधार Time and Work Coding-Decoding
Passage गद्यांश में रिक्त स्थानों की पूर्ति Number Series Syllogism
Antonyms अकार्थी शब्द Approximation Odd One Out
Fill Ups त्रुटी चयन Simple Interest and Compound Interest Puzzles

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LIC Assistant Syllabus for Mains

Reasoning Quantitative Aptitude General/Financial Awareness English Language Hindi 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 the 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
हिंदी व्याकरण पर आधारित प्रश्न
वाक्य सुधार
त्रुटी चयन
गद्यांश में रिक्त स्थानों की पूर्ति
पाठ बोधन
अकार्थी शब्द

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LIC Assistant 2019 Exam Pattern (Prelims)

Check LIC Assistant 2019 Prelims Exam Pattern below:

Sections Questions Marks Time
Reasoning Ability 35 35 20 minutes
English Language/Hindi language 30 30 20 minutes
Quantitative Aptitude 35 35 20 minutes
Total 100 100 marks 60 Minutes

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LIC Assistant 2019 Preparation Tips

The students who are planning to take the exam must read the following:

  • Solve previous year papers. It will help in understanding the pattern in a better way. Also, one will practice like they are giving a real exam
  • Attempt more and more mock tests. Doing so will make one realize their weak areas and so they can work on them
  • Read the Newspaper, daily. Make a habit of watching the news at least 30 minutes a day
  • Read books which offer General Knowledge 
  • Solve Puzzles. Play games that demand logic and reasoning skills
  • Make a schedule. Stick to it. Do not miss following it even one day. Consistency is the key
  • Make a study plan and follow it religiously


What are the stages of LIC Assistant 2019?

According to the selection process, candidates have to go through two major stages to clear LIC Assistant Exam 2019 which are the Prelims Exam and Mains Exam. Without cracking these, candidates will not reach the final stage of the recruitment. 

What are the subjects in the Prelims and Mains Exam?

The first stage of the LIC Assistant Exam is the Prelims Exam which includes the subjects English/Hindi, Maths and Reasoning. On the other hand, the second phase is the Mains Exam which has more subjects than Prelims. The subjects included in the Mains exam are Reasoning, Maths GK/Financial Awareness and English/Hindi.

What are some important topics from LIC Assistant Syllabus for Prelims?

The following table has important topics from all subjects for LIC Assistant Prelims Exam 2019:

Error Detectionहिंदी व्याकरण पर आधारित प्रश्नData InterpretationStatement based Questions
Synonymsवाक्य सुधारTime and WorkCoding-Decoding
Passageगद्यांश में रिक्त स्थानों की पूर्तिNumber SeriesSyllogism
Antonymsअकार्थी शब्दApproximationOdd One Out
Fill Upsत्रुटी चयनSimple Interest and Compound InterestPuzzles

Is LIC Assistant Exam tough?

The Prelims stage is qualifying in nature. But, the Mains Exam is tougher than that. Candidates' selection is completely based on the marks secured in the Mains Exam. The subjects in Mains are also more than Prelims. Mains Exam is tougher than Prelims and candidates have to put more effort to clear it. 

How can I clear the LIC Assistant Mains Exam?

In order to clear the Mains Exam, students must keep a strict schedule and follow it without missing any day. Another way to fuel up the exam preparation is to attempt more and more mock tests. One must write at least 1 mock test per day. Also, one should go through the previous year question papers. Practice old papers will help you to understand the paper patterns in a perfect manner. Not only that, you will understand the difficulty level of the exam throughout the years.

In what mode the Prelims and Mains Exam for LIC Assistant conducted?

Both LIC Assistant Prelims and Mains Exam take place in online mode. Students have to mark the correct answer in MCQs. Prelims Exam is for 60 minutes and Mains is for a total of 150 minutes. 

How many times LIC Assistant is held in a year?

LIC Assistant Exam is conducted once every year.

What are the best books to crack the LIC Assistant Exam 2019?

Some of the best books to prepare for LIC Assitant Exam include the following:

  • Guide to LIC Assistant Prelim & Main Exam 2019 with 3 Online Tests
  • LIC Assistant Recruitment Exam
  • Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Examinations (Old Edition) by R. S. Aggarwal
  • A New Approach to REASONING Verbal & Non-Verbal by B.S. Sijwalii and Indu Sijwali

Can I crack the LIC Assistant Exam without coaching?

Yes, one can crack the LIC Assistant Exam without coaching, also. Students must be determined enough to practice exam papers/sample papers/old question papers, etc. Also, a study plan for daily routine is extremely important and sticking to it can do wonders. Solving 1 Mock Test every day will be of great help.