Life Insurance Corporation of India has announced the recruitment for the assistant vacancies of around 8000 for the year 2021. The LIC is inviting applications for the LIC Assistant post from eligible and deserving candidates. Candidates can apply online for the post of LIC Assistant anytime starting from September 17 2021 to October 1 2021. This article gives an insight into the LIC Assistant Vacancy 2021.
LIC which was established in 1956, is India’s largest Insurance Company in India, currently. It is a state-owned Insurance Group and Investment Company. It has a total of 8 Zonal Offices, 133 Divisional Offices and 2048 Branch Offices with thousands of workers all across the country playing an important role in building the economy of the country.
LIC Assistant Vacancy 2021
The candidates who are willing to pursue a career as a LIC Assistant can opt for the LIC Assistant 2021 Exam. The fundamental responsibility of the LIC Assistant is to manage the cash at the cash counter in the LIC office. Everything you need to know about the exam including the vacancies, eligibility criteria, job profile, application form and other important details are given here.
The no. of vacancies will be released for the year 2021. There were around 8000+ vacancies for the year 2020. The expected possible LIC Assistant vacancies will be more than 8500+ in this year. The expected list of vacancies is given below:
|Northern Central Zone||1315|
|South Central Zone||635|
|Eastern Central Zone||1532|
The LIC Assistant latest vacancy will be sorted among various categories and zones as per the laws of reservation put forth by the government.
LIC Assistant Exam-An Overview
Some important information about the LIC Assistant 2021 Exam is given in the table below.
|Exam Name||Life Insurance Corporation of India Assistant|
|Conducting Body||Life Insurance Corporation of India|
|Mode of Application||Online|
|Exam Duration||60 mins|
LIC Assistant Eligibility Criteria 2021
The Life Insurance Corporation officials have issued certain criteria to be eligible for the LIC Assistant post. The candidates should satisfy each of the given criteria to be eligible for the post.
The age limit specified by the LIC authority is as follows. The candidate should not be younger than the age of 21 while applying for the post. The upper limit of the age is specified as not more than 30 years. However, a relaxation in the upper age limit is provided to the candidates belonging to the Reserved Category.
The LIC officials have also issued general criteria for the educational qualifications of a candidate. The candidate must be a Bachelor’s Degree holder. The degree should be from a reputed and recognised college or university that is approved by the Govt of India. The Graduation degree should be of the pattern 10+2+3. The applicant must also have basic computer skills.
The candidate should be a citizen of India. The applicant must make sure that he/she applies from the respective zones in which he/she stays.
The candidates who have been shortlisted will be called for a medical test. Therefore, the candidate will undergo a few tests after which he/she will be considered fit for the post of LIC Assistant.
LIC Assistant Job Profile 2021
As the name suggests, the LIC Assistant post is a clerical level post. The LIC Assistant job profile includes the following:
- LIC Assistants perform Cashier, Single Window Operator, Customer Service Executive, and other clerical services.
- They also have to perform back-office work according to the work assigned to them by the manager.
- They manage cash counters at LIC offices and look into account related work and recovery.
- Sanctioning and disbursing files assigned to them is another task they have to perform.
- They also manage customer grievances.
LIC Assistant Salary
The structure of the LIC Assistant Salary is detailed below. The basic pay given to the LIC Assistant is Rs. 14435 as per the 7th pay Commission. The gross annual package will be around INR 3 to 3.4 Lakhs per annum.
|Original Basic Pay||Rs 14435|
|The gross basic pay of LIC Assistant (without promotion)||Rs. 40080|
LIC Assistant Selection Procedure 2021
The LIC Assistant selection process takes place in three rounds-namely, the Prelims Exam, the Mains Exam and the Interview round. The candidates must clear all three rounds in order to qualify for achieving the post.
- Preliminary Exam: The first phase of the selection process of the LIC Assistant is the Prelims test. The candidates must pass this test to reach the second phase of selection.
- Mains Exam: This is the second phase of the selection process for the LIC Assistant. Those who have cleared the prelims exam will be shortlisted to write the Mains exam. The candidates who have passed the Mains exam with high scores will be eligible to move to the next round of selection.
- Interview: This is the final phase of the selection procedure. The shortlisted candidates should carry a printout of the application form that is system-generated.
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