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LIC Recruitment 2013 is recently announced for around 5201 number of posts of Apprentice Development Officers and the job details including the zone-wise vacancy information is published through its official website. In this article, we are intending to provide the information related to the job opportunity offered by Life Insurance Corporation in Assam for the above recruitment drive. In this regard, be informed that the state of Assam falls under the East Zone which is among the 8 zonal offices of the corporation in the country. There are vacancies available in Bongaigaon, Guwahati, Jorhat and Silchar division for the state.


Before we talk about the details of this LIC Recruitment 2013 in Assam, have a look at the snapshot of the vacancies available in all the zonal offices.

Name of the Zone Vacancies
General SC ST OBC
(C) (B) (C) (B) (C) (B)
Central170430077015038006
East Central277630079522093007
North Central281680410605119049
East341950246121106021
North366451341548055154
South404860250602112044
Western437720119149214077
South Central288760202706150046
(C)- Current (B)- Backlog

Well, the above table represents the total number of posts available in all the zones in India. As we have already said that Assam is included within the LIC East Zone, it must be noted that there are some other divisions in that zone as well belonging to West Bengal. As such the total number of posts for Apprentice Development Officers in the jurisdiction of the various Divisional Offices in Assam can be seen presented in a separate table which is given below:-

Name of the Division Vacancies Total
General SC ST OBC
(C) (B) (C) (B) (C) (B)
Bongaigaon 17 02 00 04 00 09 00 32
Guwahati 34 00 00 20 06 07 01 68
Jorhat 23 02 00 11 01 05 01 43
Silchar 15 02 00 05 01 03 00 26
Total 89 06 00 40 08 24 02 169
(C)- Current (B)- Backlog

The vacancies listed above are all approximate figures and it is likely to increase or decrease at the time of final selection. Candidates selected for appointment will have to work in both urban/rural areas, as the case may be. The selected candidates have to undergo theoretical and field sales training and will be placed as ADO having a fixed monthly remuneration of Rs.19,165/- per month. After successful training, the candidate will be absorbed as Probationary Development Officer and will be appointed at the specified headquarters of the area and will be paid Basic Pay amounting to Rs.11,535/- in the scale of Rs.11,535-28,865/- and other allowances admissible as per rules. The total emoluments of a Probationary Development Officer will be approximately Rs.22,065/- per month.

LIC ADO Recruitment 2013 Eligibility Criteria

The essential educational qualification which has been prescribed for this recruitment of Apprentice Development Officers in LIC India is to hold a Bachelor Degree from a recognized university of India. Candidates having MBA (Marketing) or PG Diploma in Marketing will be preferred. In addition, there is an age limit criteria as well which is 21 years as the minimum and 30 completed years as the maximum allowed age as on 1st November 2012. However, relaxation of upper age limit is allowed for certain categories and the details in this regard can be seen from the official notification as available for the respective zones.

LIC has also prescribed some requirements in terms of the working experience depending on the category of the applicant and place of recruitment i.e. either rural/urban. In this regard, applicants who are LIC employees must have atleast 3 years of experience in Class III post. LIC Agents for recruitment in urban areas must have served for atleast 5 years and their net First Years Premium Income should not be less than Rs.5 lacs 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 three of these agency years (also applicable for rural areas). Whereas for rural areas, the LIC Agents must have served atleast 4 years.

Apply LIC ADO Recruitment 2013 Online at www.licindia.in

The eligible candidates may apply online to this Apprentice Development Officer recruitment 2013 in LIC by visiting the above mentioned website link. The online application form is available under the Careers tab of the official LIC website followed by the relevant link available there. Candidates must fillup the form with correct details and spelt accurately as available in the certificates. Digital image of photograph and signature will be required to complete the LIC Recruitment Online Registration and the detailed specifications are mentioned in Annexure I of the job notification. The applicants will receive a Registration Number & Password on successful submission or while saving the form for completing later.

On successful submission of the application form, the candidate will be able to download and print the system generated LIC Recruitment Challan which will be required to deposit the non-refundable application fee. This fee will have to be paid by all applicants other than those belonging to the SC/ST category from the 2nd working day after registration and the amount prescribed is Rs.500/- only. This fee can be deposited at any branch of State Bank of India by means of cash using the LIC ADO Recruitment 2013 Challan form. The important dates for online registration and fee payments can be seen from the following table:-

Particulars Important Dates
Online Registration Begins 22 Nov 2012
Closes 22 Dec 2012
Payment of Fee Starts 24 Nov 2012
Ends 29 Dec 2012
Download Call Letters for Online Examination 20th Jan 2013

LIC Recruitment 2013 Selection Procedure & Exam Pattern

LIC will conduct an Online Test and an Interview as part of selection process. The online test will be of objective type having MCQ type questions on the subjects a) Test of Reasoning and Numerical Ability, b)General Knowledge, Current Affairs & English Language with Special emphasis on Grammar and Vocabulary.

The online test will be held on the 2nd and 3rd February 2013 in the specified examination centres as listed in the official notification. Medical examination will be conducted for the selected candidates. There will be provisions for pre-exam training for candidates belonging to SC/ST category. For more details, download LIC East Zone Notification from the hyperlink as included herewith.

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