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LIC AAO 2016: Overall Analysis & Expected Cutoff for March 12, 2016 Exam

LIC had conducted the LIC AAO Exam for the post of Assistant Administrative Officer on March 12, 2016. The exam was conducted in two slots i.e. at 8:30 AM and 12: 45 PM.

Below is the overall Analysis and Expected cutoff for the paper.

As per the Official Notification, there are a total of 750 vacancies.

Below is the pattern of the exam
Quantitative Aptitude: 30 Questions (90 Marks)
Reasoning: 30 Questions (90 Marks)
English Language: 40 Questions (Maximum Marks: QUALIFYING)
GK + Current Affairs: 30 Questions (60 Marks)
Computer Knowledge: 30 Questions (60 Marks)
TOTAL: 160 Questions (300 Marks)
Total Time: 2 hours (120 minutes)

Detailed analysis of the Exam.

Quantitative Aptitude
Difficulty level: Easy to moderate
1. Series: 5 Question. Questions were easy and were based on addition ,Multiplication, subtraction, division
2. Quadratic: 5 Question. Questions were very easy.
3. Miscellaneous: 10 Question. Questions were of a moderate level and were calculative in nature.
Miscellaneous questions were from Profit and Loss, Concept of Boats and Streams, Probability, Simple Interest, Age, Time and Work.
4. Data interpretation: 2 sets – 10 Questions including Table and line graph
Note: No question was asked from Simplification & Data Sufficiency.

Difficulty level: Easy to moderate.
1. Seating Arrangement linear: 5 question (Easy to Moderate) involving two rows North South facing (6 person sits each rows)
2. Seating Arrangement Circular : 5 Question (Easy to Moderate)Inward – Outward
3. Miscellaneous: 5 question – Blood Relation (2 questions) and Direction (3 questions)
4. Puzzle: 2 set – 10 Question (Easy to Moderate). One set was easy whereas the other set was on a harder side.
  • one set floor Based (Easy)
  • another 3 variable based puzzle (Moderate to Hard)
5. Syllogism: 5 question (Easy)
Note: No question was asked from Inequality & Data Sufficiency.

English Language
Difficulty level: Easy
1. Reading Comprehension: 1 set - 10 questions (Easy to Moderate). RC was based upon insurance industry.
2. Cloze test: 10 question (Easy to Moderate)
Based on Technology [in Both shifts]
3. Fill in the Blanks: 5 question (Easy to Moderate)
4. Para Jumbles: 5 question (Easy)
Based on Insurance Industry [in Morning shifts] Based on Internet [in Evening shifts]
5. Sentence Correction: 5 question (Easy to Moderate)
6. Spotting Error: 5 question (Moderate)
Note: This section was of 40 Marks.

Computer Knowledge
Difficulty level: Easy
Most of the questions in this section were easy. You could have easily answered 23-25 questions in this section.

General Knowledge and Current Affairs
Difficulty level: Moderate
The questions were from current affairs, Static GK.
Note: There was no question from Budget And Insurance.
Overall Difficulty level of the paper was Easy to Moderate.

Expected Cutoff: 222 to 228