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LIC ADO Recruitment 2023 » 1049 Apprentice Development Officer Vacancy

LIC Eastern Zonal Office, Kolkata
Last Date: 10/02/2023.

Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) invites online applications from eligible candidates, who must be Indian Citizens for selection and appointment as Apprentice Development Officers (ADOs) in the jurisdiction of the various Divisional Offices under Eastern Zonal Office, Kolkata. Interested and eligible candidates may apply online for LIC ADO Recruitment 2023 starting from 21st January, 2023 to 10th February, 2023.

Post Name Apprentice Development Officers (ADOs)
Total Posts 1049
Organization Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC)
Qualification Degree with Experience
Application Process Online Form
Application Fee Rs. 100/- & Rs.750/-
Start Date 21/01/2023
Last Date 10/02/2023
Official Portal www.licindia.in

LIC ADO Job Information Details


Apprentice Development Officers (ADOs) 

No. of vacancies: 1049 nos.

Name of Division

GEN

SC

ST

OBC

EWS

Asansol

27

12

00

10

04

Bardhaman

26

15

06

13

05

Bongaigaon

11

02

07

09

02

Guwahati

24

04

17

17

04

Howrah

47

25

09

22

07

Jalpaiguri

56

35

07

17

09

Jorhat

27

05

16

12

04

Kharagpur

47

31

05

12

07

KMDO-I

33

29

08

19

07

KMDO-II

48

30

09

24

07

KSDO

75

32

09

31

12

Silchar

19

05

28

07

02


Eligibility Conditions as on 01.01.2023


# The candidates eligible for recruitment are classified into three categories, namely, LIC Agents Category, LIC Employees Category and Others Category (Open Market).

‘LIC Agents Category’ means-

(i) An individual appointed or engaged by LIC Of India for the purpose of soliciting or procuring insurance business including business relating to the continuance, renewal or revival of policies of insurance pertaining to LIC Of India; 

OR 

(ii) An individual who has been appointed as an agent under the Life Insurance Corporation of India (Agents) Regulations, 2017.

‘LIC Employee Category’ means a confirmed whole-time salaried employee of LIC Of India belonging to Class III cadre.

‘Others Category’ means the candidate from the open market.

Educational Qualification:


(i) For LIC Employees category and LIC Agents category, in both Urban and Rural area- Applicant should possess a Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline from a recognized University in India established under a statute/approved for the purpose or the Fellowship of Insurance Institute of India, Mumbai. 

(ii) An applicant from Others category (Open Market) for recruitment as an Apprentice Development Officer, in both Urban and Rural area, should possess a Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized University in India established under a statute/approved for the purpose or the Fellowship of Insurance Institute of India, Mumbai.

# Candidates should ensure that the educational qualification possessed by them shall be as per the prescribed educational qualifications mentioned in the advertisement and that they fulfill the above eligibility criteria. No equivalent educational qualification shall be considered as eligible. 

# The Bachelor’s degree as mentioned here should be from a University/Institute/Board recognized by Govt. of India/approved by the Government Regulatory bodies and the result should have been declared on or before 01.01.2023. Proper documents from the Board/University for having declared the result on or before 01.01.2023 have to be submitted at the time of the interview. The date of passing the examination which is reckoned for eligibility will be the date of passing, appearing on the mark sheet /provisional certificate.

Experience: The applicant should have the requisite experience as on 01.01.2023 as indicated below:-

Category of Applicant

For Recruitment in Urban Area

For Recruitment in Rural Area

LIC Employee Category

Not less than 3 years of service after confirmation in Class III cadre in LIC of India.

LIC Agents Category or other than Agent, such as DSAs/FSEs

Not less than 5 years as an LIC agent or other than Agent, such as DSAs/ FSEs and has brought a Net First Year Premium Income of not less than ₹5,00,000/- during the immediately preceding 5 financial years and a Net First Year Premium Income of not less than ₹ 1,00,000/- on 50 lives in any 3 (Three) of these financial years.

Not less than 4 years as an LIC agent or other than Agent, such as DSAs / FSEs and has brought a Net First Year Premium Income of not less than ₹ 1,00,000/- on 50 lives per year in any 3 of the immediately preceding 4 financial years.

Others Category (Open Market)

Preference would be given to candidates who have at least 2 years’ experience in life insurance industry or in marketing of financial products.


NOTE: “Net First Year Premium” means the amount of Premium brought in by an agent or other than Agent , such as DSAs/ FSEs, either in cash or by cheque, ( in later case which has not been dishonored subsequently) towards New Business including First Year’s Renewal Premium during the relevant number of immediately preceding financial years as reduced by the amount of Premium that has lapsed out of such First Year Premium reckoned with reference to the date of the application for recruitment as an Apprentice Development Officer. 

(i) “Rural Area” means an area with an ascertained population of 50,000 or less and the operational area has an ascertained population of not more than 1.50 lakh. 

(ii) “Urban Area” means an area which is not a rural area. 

The knowledge of the local/native language of the place, the candidate is applying for, is desirable.

Stipend & Remuneration:

# During the apprentice period, the candidate selected as an Apprentice Development Officer will be paid a fixed amount per month as stipend, as per the rules of LIC Of India. Apprentice Development Officers, other than those from LIC Employee Category, shall be paid stipend equal to the minimum of the basic pay and the dearness allowance thereon on the scale of pay applicable to Development Officers as on the date of commencement of the apprenticeship. At present, the amount of stipend will be approximately ₹.51500/- per month, except in case of the candidates selected from LIC Employee Category. A Probationary Development Officer at a specified Headquarter in the area will be placed in the scale of ₹35,650-2200(2)-40,050-2595(2)-45,240-2645(17)-90,205 plus allowances and other benefits as per the rules in force. On appointment as a Probationary Development Officer, the basic pay of ₹ 35650/- per month (except for LIC Employee Category candidates) in the scale of 35650-2200(2)-40050-2595(2)-45240-2645 (17)-90205 and other admissible allowances as per rules shall be payable. Total emoluments at the minimum of the scale will be inclusive of House Rent Allowance & City Compensatory Allowance, wherever admissible depending upon the classification of city. It will be approximately ₹ 56000/- in an ‘A’ Class City.

# Other benefits include Gratuity, Defined Contributory Pension Scheme, LTC, Medical Benefit, Group Insurance, Group Personal Accident Insurance, vehicle advance (2-wheeler/4-wheeler), reimbursement towards cost of Brief Case/leather bag, mobile handset etc. as per rules. The Development officer may also become eligible for attractive performance linked Incentives, on confirmation in service.

Age limit for LIC ADO Recruitment 2023 


(i) 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 01.01.2023, i.e., candidates must have been born not earlier than 02.01.1993 and not later than 01.01.2002 (both days inclusive) as on 01.01.2023. 

(ii) The upper age limit (in completed years) as on 01.01.2023 of an applicant belonging to the group given below, shall not exceed the age mentioned below: -

Sr. No.

Category

Upper Age limit in years

1

Member of OBC (other than those in the creamy layer).

33

2

Member of a Scheduled Caste or a Scheduled Tribe.

35

3

LIC Employee who is not a member of SC or ST or OBC.

42

4

LIC Employee who is a member of OBC (other than those in the creamy layer).

45

5

LIC Employee who is a member of SC or ST.

47

6

LIC Agent or other than Agent such as DSAs/FSEs, who is not a member of SC or ST or OBC.

40

7

LIC Agent or other than Agent such as DSAs/ FSEs, who is a member of OBC (Other than those in the creamy layer).

43

8

LIC Agent or other than Agent such as DSAs/ FSEs, who is a member of SC or ST.

45

9

Ex-serviceman.

See Advt.

10

All Others

30


Selection Procedure LIC ADO Recruitment 2023


Selection will be made on the basis of on-line tests, followed by an interview of the candidates who qualify in the on-line test and subsequent pre-recruitment medical examination.

(I) On-line Test for Others (Open Market) Category: The online examination shall be conducted in two phases for the candidates from Open Market Category, viz. Preliminary examination and Main examination.

Phase-I: Preliminary Examination:

Preliminary Examination consisting of objective test will be conducted online. The test will have three sections (with separate timings for each section) as follows:

Name of test

No. of Ques.

Maximum Marks

Medium of exam

Duration

Reasoning Ability

35

35

English & Hindi

20 minutes

Numerical Ability

35

35

English & Hindi

20 minutes

English Language

30

30**

English

20 minutes


** English Language test will be of qualifying nature and the marks in English Language will not be counted for ranking

Candidates equal to 20 times of number of vacancies in each category, subject to availability, will be shortlisted for Main examination.

Phase-II: Main Examination: Main Examination consisting of objective test will be conducted online. Main examination will consist of objective tests for 160 marks for a composite duration of 120 minutes.

Subject

No. of Ques.

Maximum Marks

Medium of exam

Duration

Reasoning Ability & Numerical Ability

50

50

English & Hindi

Composite duration of 120 minutes

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

50

50

English & Hindi

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

60

60

English & Hindi


(II) On-line Test for LIC Agents & LIC Employee Category: 

Selection of Apprentice Development Officer from LIC Agents & LIC Employee Category will be done through a single-phase examination i.e., Main Examination. It will be an objective test, which will be conducted online for 160 marks. The objective test will have composite duration of two hours, i.e., 120 minutes.

For LIC Agents Category:

Name of test

No. of Ques.

Maximum Marks

Medium of exam

Duration

Reasoning Ability & Numerical Ability

20

20

English & Hindi

Composite duration of 120 minutes

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

20

20

English & Hindi

Elements of Insurance and Marketing of Insurance.

60

120

English & Hindi


(ii) For LIC Employee Category:

Name of test

No. of Ques.

Maximum Marks

Medium of exam

Duration

Reasoning Ability & Numerical Ability

20

20

English & Hindi

Composite duration of 120 minutes

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

20

20

English & Hindi

Practice and Principle of Insurance, Marketing

60

120

English & Hindi


Application Fee of LIC ADO Recruitment 2023


# Application fees/intimation charges (non-refundable) payment online: 21.01.2023 to 10.02.2023. Bank Transaction charges for Online Payment of application fees/intimation charges will have to be borne by the candidate.

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

For SC/ST Candidates

Intimation Charges of Rs.100/- (inclusive of GST) plus the Transaction Charges

Other than SC/ST Candidates

Application Fees-cum-Intimation Charges of Rs. 750/- (inclusive of GST) plus the Transaction Charges


How to Apply for LIC ADO Recruitment 2023?


Before applying online, candidates should scan the following documents and ensure that all these scanned documents adhere to the required specifications as given under point ‘C’, viz. the guidelines for document scan and upload. 

1] photograph (4.5cm × 3.5cm) 

2] signature (in black ink) 

3] left thumb impression (on white paper in black or blue ink) 

4] a hand written declaration (on a white paper in black ink).

# Signature in CAPITAL LETTERS will NOT be accepted.

# To register the application, choose the tab "Click here for New Registration" and enter Name, Contact details and Email-id. A Provisional Registration Number and Password will be generated by the system and displayed on the screen. The candidate should note down the Provisional Registration Number and Password. An Email & SMS indicating the Provisional Registration number and Password will also be sent to the candidate.

# In case the candidate is unable to complete the application form in one go, he/she can save the data already entered by choosing "SAVE AND NEXT" tab. Prior to submission of the online application candidates are advised to use the "SAVE AND NEXT" facility to verify the details in the online application form and modify the same if required

# Candidates are advised to carefully fill in and verify the details entered in the online application themselves, as no change will be possible/entertained after clicking the FINAL SUBMIT BUTTON.

# The Name of the candidate or his/her father/Husband etc. should be spelt correctly in the application as it appears in the Certificates/Mark sheets/Identity proof. Any change/alteration found may disqualify the candidature.

# Validate your details and Save your application by clicking the 'Validate your details' and 'Save & Next' button.

# Candidates can proceed to upload Photo & Signature as per the specifications given in the Guidelines for Scanning and Upload of Photograph and Signature detailed under point "C".

# Candidates can proceed to fill other details of the Application Form. 

# Click on the Preview Tab to preview and verify the entire application form before clicking on FINAL SUBMIT button. 

# Modify details, if required, and click on 'FINAL SUBMIT' ONLY after verifying and ensuring that the photograph, signature uploaded and other details filled in, are correct. 

# Click on 'Payment' Tab and proceed for payment. 

# Click on 'Submit' button.

Important dates of LIC ADO Recruitment 2023


Opening date of On-Line Registration of Application and Online payment of Application Fees/Intimation Charges.

21st January 2023

Last date of On-Line Registration of Application and On-line payment of Application Fees/Intimation Charges.

10h February 2023

Download of Call letter for On-Line Examination (Tentative)

4th March 2023 onwards

Date of Online Examination-Preliminary

12th March 2023

Date of Online Examination-Main

8th April 2023


# LIC Of India reserves rights to modify the schedule of the events in case of any exigencies. 

# Candidates are advised to check the LIC website - https://licindia.in/Bottom-Links/careers regularly for details and updates.

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