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LIC ADO 2023

The  LIC ADO Notification PDF was released by Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) to invite online applications from qualified candidates (who must be Indian citizens) to be recruited as Apprentice Development Officers (ADO) in the jurisdiction of the various Divisional Offices. The LIC ADO exam latest updates are mentioned below.

      LIC ADO Exam Date (Mains) - 23 April 2023

      LIC ADO Admit card Release Date - 15 April 2023

      LIC ADO Exam Date (Prelims) - 12 March 2023

      LIC ADO Admit card Release Date - 4 March 2023

      Last date to apply online - 10 February 2023

      LIC ADO 2023 Notification Release Date - 21 January 2023

ADO Full Form

ADO stands for Apprentice Development Officer, who joins the insurance sector with a background in sales administration and in charge of hiring and educating LIC Insurance Agents. They also train and develop new agents. Hence they are in charge of the expansion and improvement of the company's agent force.

LIC ADO Notification 2023

There were 9394 vacancies released in the LIC ADO notification 2023 for the post of Apprentice Development Officer. Aspirants can check the zone-wise LIC ADO 2023 notification pdf provided below.

Zone-wise LIC ADO Notification PDF


Download Link

North Zone

Download Notification PDF

North Central Zone

Download Notification PDF

Central Zone

Download Notification PDF

Eastern Zone

Download Notification PDF

South Central Zone

Download Notification PDF

Southern Region

Download Notification PDF

West Zone

Download Notification PDF

East Central Zone

Download Notification PDF


The authorities recently announced the recruitment of Apprentice Development Officers for 2023 which consists of four stages of selection, comprising two phases of written examination, an interview stage, and a medical examination. The exam conducting authority will conduct the LIC ADO exam on 12 March 2023.

LIC ADO Recruitment 2023


Life Insurance Corporation (LIC)


Apprentice Development Officers



Application Mode


Selection Process





English and Hindi

LIC ADO Exam Date 2023

The LIC ADO Exam Date was revealed along with the notification pdf. The LIC ADO recruitment 2023 consists of online preliminary and mains exam. The complete schedule of the LIC ADO exam has been updated below.

LIC ADO 2023 Important Dates


Important Dates

LIC ADO 2023 Apply Online Begins

21 January 2023

Last Date to Apply Online

10 February 2023

Admit Card Download

Prelims: 4 March 2023

Mains: 15 April 2023

LIC ADO Exam Date

Prelims: 12 March 2023

Mains: 23 April 2023

LIC ADO Result

Prelims: 10 April 2023

Mains: 29 May 2023

Last date to re-print Application receipt

30 June 2023

LIC ADO Apply Online

The direct link for LIC ADO 2023 application form was deactivated on 10 February 2023. Hence candidates must check out the detailed steps to apply online in order to protect their application from rejection.

Steps to Apply Online for LIC ADO Exam

Aspirants should submit the application form before the last date. The steps to apply online for the LIC ADO exam are mentioned below.

      Visit the official website of LIC.

      Go to the careers column.

      Click on the link to apply online for the LIC ADO exam.

      Now, fill up the application form.

      Upload the photograph & signature image.

      Now, submit the application fee.

      Don't forget to print the application receipt.

LIC ADO Application Fee

The LIC ADO 2023 exam application fee charges (non-refundable) must be submitted through online mode only. The LIC ADO application fee for various categories are as follows:


LIC ADO Application Fee


₹ 750/- (+ transaction charges)


₹ 100/- (+ transaction charges)

LIC ADO Vacancy

The notification contains the LIC ADO vacancies. Candidates check below the zone-wise vacancies of LIC Apprentice Development Officers 2023.

LIC ADO Vacancy 2023

Region Name


Eastern Zonal Office (Kolkata)


Western Zonal Office (Mumbai)


Northern Zonal Office (New Delhi)


East Central Zonal Office (Patna)


North Central Zonal Office (Kanpur)


Southern Zonal Office (Chennai)


South Central Zonal Office (Hyderabad)


Central Zonal Office (Bhopal)




LIC ADO Eligibility

There are two different stages of the LIC ADO eligibility criteria according to the officials of the Life Insurance Corporation of India which is mandatory to fulfil in order to appear for the exam, those failing to fulfil the LIC ADO eligibility 2023 will not be allowed for the exam.

LIC ADO Age Limit

The minimum age limit is 21 years of age, while the maximum age limit is 30 years. Reserved category candidates are eligible for age relaxation given in the table below.


Age Relaxation





LIC ADO Educational Qualification

Aspirants must possess a Bachelor’s Degree from a University in India established under a statute or approved for the purpose of the Fellowship of Insurance Institute of India, Mumbai. For the Employees category & Agents category in both Urban and Rural areas, they must have a Bachelor’s Degree from Government Approved University or a Fellowship from the Insurance Institute of India, Mumbai.

LIC ADO Exam Pattern 2023

Aspirants should know the subjects/ sections being asked in the LIC ADO exam. Here  we have explained the detailed LIC ADO exam pattern to help them understand the number of questions being asked for the maximum marks along with the time duration allowed for the exam.

LIC ADO Exam Pattern For Prelims

The LIC ADO exam is objective in nature. Except the English language and vocabulary, each category's language of choice is either English or Hindi.


No. of Questions

Maximum Marks

Exam Duration

Reasoning Ability



20 minutes

Numerical Ability



20 minutes




20 minutes




1 hour

LIC ADO Mains Exam Pattern

The LIC ADO 2023 Mains exam is objective in nature, with a weightage of 150 marks. Here we have provided the LIC ADO exam pattern for the Mains exam in the table below.


No. of Questions

Maximum Marks

Exam Duration

Reasoning Ability & Numerical Ability



120 minutes

General Knowledge, Current Affairs and English Language with Special Emphasis on Grammar & vocabulary



Insurance and Financial Marketing Awareness with special emphasis on knowledge of Life Insurance and Financial Sector






LIC ADO Syllabus

The LIC ADO syllabus consists of subjects such as English language, Reasoning Ability, Numerical Ability, General Knowledge & Current Affairs, and Insurance & Financial Marketing Awareness. We have provided here the detailed LIC ADO Exam Syllabus and prepare accordingly.

LIC ADO Syllabus 2023



Quantitative Aptitude


Number Series


Time and work

Profit and loss

Data interpretation

Mathematical Inequality

Data Sufficiency

Quadratic Equation


Speed, distance and time

Simple and compound interest

Mixture and allegation

Reasoning Ability

Puzzles & Seating Arrangement

Order and Ranking

Data Sufficiency


Blood Relations

Direction Sense



Verbal Reasoning


Alphanumeric Series

English Language

Error Spotting

Odd one out

Theme based questions

Sentence Improvement

Cloze Test

Para jumbles

Sentence Connectors

Cloze Test

Reading comprehension

Sentence rearrangement


General Knowledge & Current Affairs

Important Days

Books and Author

National and International Organization

Summits & Conferences

National/International Affair

Sports News


Awards and Honours

Schemes, Committees



Insurance Awareness

Insurance History

Mergers and acquisitions

Taglines and Chairman of Insurance Companies

Schemes and Policies of Life Insurance Corporation

All recent changes in Insurance Sector

Terms related to Insurance Sector

LIC ADO Salary 2023

A Probationary Development Officer at a specified Headquarter receives a pay of 21865-1340(2)-24545-1580(2)-27705-1610(17)-55075 + allowances and other benefits. We have mentioned below the complete LIC ADO Salary 2023.

      The recruited officers will get a stipend of around ₹ 34,503/- per month (except in the case of candidates selected from the LIC Employees category).

      The basic pay of LIC ADO is ₹ 21,865/- per month (except for Employee Category candidates) on the scale of 21865-1340(2)-24545-1580(2)-27705-1610(17)-55075 and other admissible allowances as per rules shall be payable.

      Total emoluments at the minimum of the scale, inclusive of House Rent Allowance & City Compensatory Allowance wherever admissible depending upon the classification of the city, will be approximate ₹37,345/- in ‘A’ Class City.

LIC ADO Admit Card

We  have provided the direct link for the LIC ADO admit card for the Prelims and Mains exam. The last date to download the LIC ADO Prelims admit card was 12 March 2023. We have updated the direct link to download the admit card for prelims here.

Download LIC ADO Exam Admit Card 2023

The LIC ADO admit card for the Mains exam was released on 15 April 2023.

Steps to Download LIC ADO 2023 Admit Card

      Visit the official website of LIC.

      Now, click on the link to admit card.

      Fill up the details like registration number & password.

      Download & take a printout of the admit card for future reference.

LIC ADO Result 2023

The exam conducting authority will announce LIC ADO 2023 results after the successful conduction of the exam. Those who clear the Prelims and Mains exam will then be called to appear for the interview session. Here, we will update the direct link to check the LIC ADO result 2023.

The final merit list is prepared in accordance with the standards decided by them. The scores obtained in each of the selection stages will also be used to determine the final cutoff scores. Each qualified candidate will receive a letter of appointment after the LIC ADO 2023 result declaration. All of the shortlisted individuals need to go through a medical checkup and have their documents verified before receiving approval from the relevant division.

Best Books For LIC ADO Exam 2023

Aspirants of the forthcoming LIC ADO exam should study hard in the subjects of insurance, financial marketing awareness, English, and numerical abilities because the majority of the questions will be based on these subjects alone. Hence to score good marks,  they must have a comprehensive list of the most recent LIC ADO books that follow the syllabus.

      Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Examinations - R. S. Agarwal

      Analytical Reasoning - M. K. Pandey

      Yearly Current Affairs - Arihant Publications

      Financial & Insurance Awareness with Current Affairs - Disha Publications

FAQs on LIC ADO Exam 2023

Q. When will the LIC ADO 2023 notification release?

Ans. The LIC ADO 2023 notification for the upcoming exam was released on 21 January 2023. Candidates can check the official notification pdf to know all the details related to the exam.

Q. Is there any interview in LIC ADO?

Ans. Yes, the LIC ADO Exam is a three-phase exam. The stages of the LIC ADO 2023 are Prelims, Mains followed by a Personal Interview and medical exam. Candidates will be shortlisted for interviews on qualifying the Prelims and Mains exam.

Q. How to prepare for LIC ADO 2023?

Ans. LIC ADO Exam preparation requires complete coverage of the syllabus and continuing it with regular practice of LIC ADO mock test series. Candidates need to find good study material and create a study plan accordingly.

Q. Is LIC ADO a permanent job?

Ans. Yes, LIC ADO Exam is conducted by Life Insurance Corporation of India and it is a government job with additional benefits. The employees of LIC are recruited under government job.

Q. What is the LIC ADO age limit?

Ans. The age limit of general category for LIC ADO Exam is as follows:

      The minimum age limit is 21 years.

      The maximum age limit is 30 years.

Q. How to download LIC ADO Admit Card 2023?

Ans. LIC ADO admit card for prelims was released on 4 March 2023. Candidates can click the direct link here and follow step-by-step instructions to download LIC ADO hall ticket before the last date. Moreover, LIC ADO Mains admit card was released on 15 April 2023.

Q. Is there probation time in LIC ADO Exam?

Ans. Yes, there is the probation of 1 year after you clear the LIC ADO 2023 exam. The authorities may extend this time while monitoring the appointed candidate's performance.

Q. What is the LIC ADO syllabus?

Ans. The LIC ADO exam syllabus consists of questions from the English Language, Numerical ability, Reasoning ability, General knowledge & current affairs, Insurance Marketing, and others. Candidates must refer to the syllabus for Prelims and Mains before applying for the exam.

Q. What is the LIC ADO selection process?

Ans. The three stages of selection for the LIC ADO exam 2023 are mentioned below.

      Written Exam: Prelims and Mains

      Personal Interview

      Medical Test

Q. Who can apply online for the LIC ADO Exam?

Ans. The preliminary examination is not required for candidates working as LIC employees and LIC agents. They may directly submit an application for the Mains exam. The Preliminary LIC ADO exam is only for candidates in the Open Market category.

Q. What is the LIC ADO Salary 2023?

Ans. The 7th pay commission serves as the foundation for the LIC ADO salary structure 2023. The pay scale for the LIC ADO is 21865-1340(2)-24545-1580(2)-27705-1610(17)-55075.

Q. Which are the best LIC ADO Books?

Ans. Book selection must be carefully considered since books are the fundamental component of preparation. The best books for LIC ADO exam 2023 are mentioned below.

      Magical Book on Quicker Maths - M. Tyra

      Verbal and Non-Verbal Reasoning - R. S. Agarwal

      Objective General English - S. P. Bakshi

      General Knowledge - Lucent


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