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LIFE INSURANCE CORPORATION OF INDIA

CENTRAL OFFICE , “YOGAKSHEMA”, JEEVAN BIMA MARG, MUMBAI 400 021.

Recruitment for the Post of


ASSISTANT ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER

Applications are invited from Indian mention the numerical equivalent of the
Citizens for the post of Assistant grades in terms of aggregate marks.
Administrative Officer in Life Insurance Candidates having professional
Corporation of India: qualification like CFA/CA/ICWA/CS/
FIIRM/ MBA from recognized University
I) Total no. of vacancies:
vacancies: 300 or Institute would be preferred.

SC ST OBC GEN III) Emoluments and Benefits


Reservation 46 22 81 150
Backlog 01 - - - Basic pay Rs. 11,110/- per month in the
TOTAL 47 22 81 150 scale of Rs.11,110 - 540(14) – 18670 –
560(4) – 20,910 and other admissible
(Reservation for Emergency allowances as per rules. Total
Commissioned Officers/Short Service emoluments will be approximately Rs.
Retrenched Commissioned Officers and 13,529/-p.m. plus CCA, HRA, wherever
*Physically Handicapped candidates admissible as per rules. Other benefits
shall be as per rules.) are PF, Gratuity, Pension, LTC, Medical
*In case of Visually Handicapped, Candidates Benefit, Group Savings Linked Insurance
falling under Category I (with 40% (GSLI), Vehicle Loan (2-wheeler/4
impairment ) only need apply.
wheeler) as per rules.

The total number of vacancies including


IV) Application Fees (Non- refundable):
(Non-refundable):
the vacancies for the reserved category
A crossed Bank Demand Draft for
may increase or decrease, depending
Rs.250/- valid for six months drawn in
upon the actual vacancies at the time of
favour of ‘Life Insurance Corporation of
final selection and availability of
India’ payable at NEW DELHI should be
successful candidates after the written
enclosed with the application. SC/ST/PH
test.
candidates are not required to pay any
fee. Applications with defective demand
II) Eligibility Conditions
drafts shall be liable for rejection.
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(A) Age:
Age (As on 1 September,2006
V) Service Conditions
Minimum 21 years(completed)
Maximum 30 years.
These shall be as applicable in the
Corporation from time to time. A
RELAXATIONS IN UPPER AGE LIMIT:
selected candidates appointed tot he
SC/ST/ECO/SSRCO : 5 YEARS
post shall be whole time salaried
OBC : 3 YEARS
PH(GEN) : 10YEARS employees of the Corporation and shall
PH(SC/ST) : 15 YEARS be liable to be posted or subsequently
PH(OBC) 13 YEARS transferred anywhere in India.
CONFIRMED LIC : Relaxation
EMPLOYEES : of 5 Years VI) Selection Procedure

A Competitive Examination will be held


(B) Educational Qualifications:
Qualifications at 36 centers in India. Applicants will
Bachelor’s/ Master’s Degree from a have to appear for the written
recognized Indian or Foreign University th
examination on 17 December, 2006
with a minimum of 55% marks (relaxable (Sunday) at the center chosen by them/
in the case of SC/ST candidates to 45%) allotted to them at their own expenses.
in the aggregate in either of the degrees. Successful candidates will be called for
If any University awards grades instead interview. Selection is on the basis of
of marks, applicants should clearly overall performance in the written test
and interview. Further, the appointment VIII) Guarantee Bond:
of candidates will be subject to his/ her Before joining as a Probationer,
being found medically fit. candidate will be required to give an
Written Test: Paper I (Objective) a) undertaking to serve the Corporation for
Reasoning Ability (bilingual) b) a minimum period of Four Years from
Numerical Ability (bilingual) c) General the date of joining (including
Knowledge & Current Affairs (bilingual) probationary period) failing which,
and d) English Language with special he/she will be liable to pay liquidated
emphasis on grammar and vocabulary. damages of Rs. 100000/- (Rupees one
Paper II (Descriptive) a) Test on Essay lakh only) to the Corporation. The
(can be written in Hindi or English). candidate will have to submit an
b) Précis and Comprehension in English. Indemnity Bond for Rs. 100000/-
Note: Paper II is of qualifying nature and (Rupees one lakh only) duly stamped and
the marks obtained in this paper will not executed by a Surety of sound financial
be counted for ranking. However, Paper standing and not related to the
II of only those candidates who obtain candidate. The stamp value of the Bond
such minimum qualifying marks in each will be as applicable to the State in
part of Paper I (as the Corporation may which the bond is executed by the
fix at its discretion) will be assessed. Surety.
The number of candidates to be called
for interview will be about three times IX) Choice of Examination Centre:
the number of vacancies to be filled in
subject to availability of successful Candidates should indicate the Name and
candidates in the written test and will be Code Number of the Test Centre in the
purely as per the ranking list (Total appropriate column of the Application
marks obtained in Paper I). Form. No change of Centre will be
The Corporation reserves the right to fix permissible at a later date. The
the minimum eligibility standards in Corporation , for administrative reasons,
order to restrict the number of however, reserves the right to direct the
candidates to be called for Interview, candidate to appear for Written Test at
commensurate with the number of any Centre other than the one chosen by
vacancies. The decision of the the candidate.
Corporation shall be final and binding on Exam Cod Exam Centre Co
the candidates and no correspondence Centre e de
will be entertained in this regard. Agra 31 Jammu 49
Successful outstation candidates called Ahmedabad 32 Kanpur 50
for interview shall be entitled for re- Allahabad 33 Kolkata 51
imbursement of to and fro Second Class Bangalore 34 Kozhikode 52
(Sleeper) Railway/Bus Fare by the Bhopal 35 Lucknow 53
shortest route from the place of Chandigarh 36 Madurai 54
residence to the place of interview. Chennai 37 Mumbai 55
Before applying, candidates are advised Coimbatore 38 Nagpur 56
to satisfy themselves that they fulfill all Cuttack 39 New Delhi 57
the eligibility requirements especially
Dehradun 40 Panaji 58
age, qualification, caste(for SC/ST/OBC
Dharwad 41 Patna 59
candidates only). If found ineligible on
Gangtok 42 Pune 60
any count, their candidature will be
Guwahati 43 Ranchi 61
cancelled at any stage of recruitment.
Hyderabad 44 Shillong 62
The fees paid by ineligible candidates
Indore 45 Silchar 63
shall be forfeited. Appearing in the
Jabalpur 46 Thiruvananthapuram 64
written examination will not
automatically confer any right of being Jaipur 47 Varanasi 65
selected for the said post. Jalpaiguri 48 Visakhapatnam 66

VII) Probation : One year, GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS


extendable upto 2 years
1) Application should be on foolscap
paper neatly typed or
handwritten in CAPITAL Officer (Lakshadweep & Minicoy
LETTERS strictly in the format Islands).
furnished alongside.
f) As far as the candidates
2) Superscribe “LIC AAO-SC/ belonging to ST category
ST/OBC /GEN/ECO/SSRCO/ PH” from Tamil Nadu are concerned,
(whichever is applicable) at the the certificate issued by
left hand top corner of the Revenue Divisional Officer only
envelope. is acceptable and not by the
Tehsildar.
3) Enclose attested copies of the (i)
SSC certificate showing date of 5) For claiming reservation under
birth (ii) Degree/Post Graduation OBC category, candidates should
Certificate and Mark Sheet (iii) belong to such caste or
Caste Certificate from the community which are common to
competent authority wherever both the lists in respect of
applicable (iv) Discharge Mandal Commission and the State
Certificate in case of Governments List from the State
ECO/SSRCO (v) Certificate of their origin (as per the list
issued by Appropriate Authority published by the Central
in appropriate proforma, showing Government). The benefit of
the percentage of disability, in reservation shall not apply to
case of Physically persons/ sections belonging to
Handicapped.(Originals should "Creamy Layer" as specified vide
not be enclosed) column 3 of the Schedule to the
Dept. of Personnel & Training
4) Caste Certificate in respect of OM No.36012/22/93-Estt.(SCT)
SC/ST/OBC must be obtained in dated 8.9.1993 . OBC candidates
the prescribed format from any should produce certificate as per
one of the following authorities: the proforma prescribed by the
Ministry of Personnel, Public
a) District Magistrate/ Additional Grievances and Pensions, Govt.
District Magistrate/ Collector/ of India, which should include
Deputy Commissioner/ that they do not belong to
Additional Deputy Commissioner/ Creamy Layer. (Non submission
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Deputy Collector/ 1 Class of certificate in the prescribed
Stipendiary Magistrate/ City proforma may render the
Magistrate /Sub-Divisional application to be invalid.)
Magistrate / Taluka Magistrate/ 6) One self addressed envelope of
Executive Magistrate / Extra size 23 cms X 12 cms stamped
Assistant Commissioner (not for Rs.5/- should be enclosed
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below the rank of 1 Class with the application form. Self
Stipendiary Magistrate). address should be neatly
handwritten or typed in capital
b) Chief Presidency Magistrate/ letters.
Additional Chief Presidency 7) If acknowledgement is required ,
Magistrate/Presidency Magistrate. a Self addressed post-card with
Rs.6/- stamp should be enclosed
c) Revenue Officer not below the with the application form.
rank of Tehsildar. 8) Before despatch, check if the
Bank Draft is in order
d) Sub-Divisional Officer of the area particularly (a) the Date of issue
where the candidates and / or his (b) Signature of the Bank
family resides. Authorities (c) Address of the
Bank/ Branch (d) Amount
e) Administrator/Secretary to (Rs.250/-) in words and figures
Administrator /Development (e) Favouring LIC of India (f)
Payable at New Delhi, valid for interview, depending upon the
six months. number of applications received.
9) Withdrawal of candidature on In this regard, the decision of the
account of non furnishing of any Corporation will be final and
information will not confer any binding.
right to carry forward or retain 14) The Corporation takes no
the candidature for future responsibility for delay in
recruitment. receiving the application or for
10) Application once submitted will loss in transit as also delay in
not be allowed to be withdrawn receiving call letters for written
and the fee once paid will not be test/interview by the candidates
refunded nor would this fee be due to postal delay. No
held in reserve for future exam/ communication will be
selection. entertained in this regard.
11) Application not accompanied by 15) Last date for receipt of
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relevant certificate(s), wherever application will be 23
necessary or requisite fee or not September, 2006.
in the prescribed format or not Applications received after the
signed by the candidate or last date will not be entertained.
incomplete in any respect will
not be entertained. If the candidate does not receive Call
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12) Those employed in Govt./ Semi letter by 10 December, 2006, he /
Govt. departments or in Public she may contact the Divisional Office
Sector Undertakings are required of the Corporation at the Test Centre
to enclose “No Objection and in the absence of Divisional
Certificate” from the present Office, the Branch Office at the test
employer alongwith the Centre.
application form.
13) The Corporation reserves the CANVASSING IN ANY FORM WILL
right to restrict the number of LEAD TO DISQUALIFICATION OF
candidates to be called for CANDIDATURE.

Complete application together with the enclosures mentioned above should reach
Post Bag No. 2281, Chanakyapuri Post Office,
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New Delhi 110 021 by 23 September, 2006.

Place : Mumbai EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR(PERSONNEL)


nd
Date : 2 September, 2006.

Candidates satisfying the eligibility conditions may send their applications in the format
given below.