LIC Assistant Prelims Exam Analysis and Review 2019 for 30th October 2019 (Shift 1, 2 and 3)

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With Slot I of the LIC Assistant Prelim 2019 exam over on 30th October 2019, we hope you were cheering outside the examination hall! It must have been a great experience attempting one of the most sought after exams of 2019. Candidates who are going to appear in the upcoming shifts of the LIC Assistant Prelims exam must be eagerly awaiting the exam analysis and detailed review.

Look no further, as we will provide you not only with the complete LIC Assistant Prelims 2019 exam analysis and review but also section wise analysis. You can then check for yourself on your overall attempt for today’s shift.

LIC Assistant Prelims Exam Analysis 2019: Overall Exam Analysis (Shift -I)

In the exam conducted online there were 100 questions to be completed in an hour. While dealing with the three sections – Reasoning (35 Questions), Quantitative Aptitude (35 Questions), and English (30 Questions), candidates have to manage their 60 minutes effectively, and ideally slot 20 minutes for each section.

The order of occurrence in LIC Assistant Prelims 2019 (Shift -1) was as follows:

English Language/Hindi Language

Quantitative Aptitude

Reasoning Ability

Subject Good Attempt Time (in min.)
English Language/Hindi Language 12 (Qualifying) 20 minutes
Reasoning Ability 27-33 20 minutes
Quantitative Aptitude 23-28 20 minutes
Total 57-64 (out of 70) 60 minutes

English Language/Hindi Language is qualifying in nature. As mentioned in the official notification, a candidate has to secure a minimum of 12 marks to qualify.

The level of English Language can be classified as Easy-Moderate. The topic of Reading Comprehension was related to a story of Wolf & Dog. As you must have practiced, Error Detection was asked in the following two forms:

Identify the correct sentence and Identify the incorrect sentence

Topics No. of Questions Level
Reading Comprehension 07


Sentence Rearrangement 05 Easy
Error Detection 05 Easy-Moderate
Single Word Fillers 05 Easy-Moderate
Spelling Error 03 Easy
Sentence Correction 05 Easy
Total 30 Easy-Moderate

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The level of Quantitative Aptitude was Moderate. Questions were asked in the following pattern:

Line Graph DI

Topic No. Of Questions       Level
DI 07 Easy-Moderate
Simplification 10 Easy
Missing Number Series 05 Easy-Moderate
Miscellaneous 13 Moderate

(Boat & Streams, Time & Distance, partnership, SI)

Total 35 Moderate

The Reasoning Ability section had Easy-Moderate questions, and there were 3 puzzles and Seating Arrangement as follows:

Floor Based Puzzle (8 People, 4 Floors, Flat A & Flat B)

Circular Seating Arrangement (all facing inside)

Day Based Puzzle (7 people)

Topics No. of Questions Level
Inequality 05 Easy
Puzzle and Seating Arrangement 15 Easy-Moderate
Syllogism 05 Easy-Moderate
Numeric Series 05 Easy
Alphabet Series 02 Easy
Blood Relation 03 Easy
Total 33 Easy-Moderate

It must be kept in mind that candidates need to mandatorily qualify the prelims to appear for the next phase of selections – Mains Examination. Going by the ratio of Vacancy: Number of candidates, the selection of candidates stands at 1:20.

The other point to consider is the overarching fear of negative marking. For each wrong answer marked by the candidates, 1/4th of the marks will be deducted. Hence, be doubly certain that you know the answer before you select! The cutoff marks will be revealed after the conclusion of the LIC Assistant Prelims Exam on 31 October 2019.

PS: The Hindi Language analysis will be updated as soon as we receive inputs from students. Meanwhile, don’t forget to share your review in the comment section below.

This LIC Assistant Prelims exam analysis will surely give you a detailed experience for upcoming shifts in the upcoming banking & insurance exams.