Government Exams

Government Exams are one of the most sought-after exams in India. Getting through a Government exam is a dream come true for many aspirants due to the advantages it offers in terms of security and stability even post-retirement.

But, at the same time, the competition level is top-notch due to a large number of aspirants trying to secure a job by clearing the govt exams. Every year the Government of India conducts various exams to fill the posts in their administrative bodies.

This article will give a general overview of the upcoming Government Exams in 2021 so that you can crack them with ease.

IBPS Exam
IBPS SO
IBPS RRB
IBPS PO
IBPS CLERK
RBI Exam
RBI Assistant
RBI Grade B
SBI Exam
SBI PO
SBI SO
SBI Clerk
NIACL Exam
NIACL Assistant
NIACL AO
SSC Exam
SSC JE
SSC GD
SSC CPO
SSC CHSL
SSC CGL
LIC Exam
LIC HFL
LIC ADO
LIC AAO
RRB Exam
RRB JE
RRB NTPC
RRB ALP
UPSC CAPF
UPPSC PCS
TNPSC Group 1
RPSC RAS
MPSC Exam
WBPSC
MPPSC SSE
KPSC KAS
JPSC EXAM
GPSC Exam
APPSC Group 1
Defence Exams
CDS Exam
NDA Exam
AFCAT Exam
IIBF Exam
JAIIB Exam
CAIIB Exam
IBPS RRB Clerk Exam
IBPS RRB PO Exam
FCI Manager
NICL

The Government exam calendar for 2020-21 with all the important dates is available for the candidates in this article.

Upcoming Government Exams 2020-21

From this point on we will be providing a general overview of government exams this 2021, with information on the exam dates and other relevant details.

The tentative dates for the upcoming govt exams have been declared for a few exams for 2021. However, candidates should keep checking the official website for updated information regarding the government exams.

Highlight on some Government Exam dates for the 2021 exam are as follows:

Government Exams 2020-21
Government Exam Name Conducting body Important Dates
IAS Exam Union Public Service Commission

UPSC official website [ https://upsc.gov.in]

Prelims – June 27, 2021

Mains – Starts September 17, 2021

UPSC CAPF Union Public Service Commission Notification – April 15th 2021

Exam – August 8th, 2021

SSC CHSL Staff Selection Commission

SSC official website [ https://ssc.nic.in ]

Notification – November 6th 2020

Registration – November 6th – December 16th 2020

Tier I Exam – April 12th 2021 onwards

Tier-II Exam – To Be Notified Later

SSC CGL Staff Selection Commission Notification – 29th December 2020

Tier I May 29th 2021 to June 7th 2021

Tier II – To Be Notified Later

Tier III – To Be Notified Later

SSC CPO Staff Selection Commission Notification – June 17, 2020

SSC CPO 2019 Paper I-

November 23rd to November 26th 2020

Paper-II- March 1, 2021

SSC GD Staff Selection Commission Notification – March 25th, 2021

Exam Date – August 2nd 2021

SSC JE Staff Selection Commission Notification/Online Registration – October 1st 2020

Tier 1 – 22nd March 2021 to 25th March 2021

SSC MTS Staff Selection Commission Notification/Online Registration – February 5th 2021

Tier 1 – 1st July 2021

SSC Stenographer Staff Selection Commission Notification/Online Registration – October 10th 2020

CBE – 29th March 2021

RBI Grade B Reserve Bank of India

RBI Official website [ https://www.rbi.org.in ]

Notification – January 28, 2021

Phase I Exam-March 6, 2021

RBI Assistant Reserve Bank of India Notification – December 23, 2019

Prelims – February 14, 2020

February 15, 2020

Mains Exam – November 22, 2020

IBPS RRB Institute of Banking Personnel Selection

IBPS official website [ https://ibps.in ]

Notification – June 7, 2021

Online Registration dates – June 8 to June 28, 2021

Prelims Exam date

(Officer Scale I and Office Assistants) –

August 1, 2021

August 7, 2021

August 8, 2021

August 14, 2021

August 21, 2021

(Officers Scale II & III)- September 25, 2021

Mains Exam date

Officer Scale I –  September 25, 2021

Office Assistants – October 3, 2021

IBPS SO Institute of Banking Personnel Selection Prelims 2021

December 18, 2021
December 26, 2021

Mains 2021

January 30, 2022

IBPS Clerk Institute of Banking Personnel Selection Prelims-

August 28, 2021
August 29, 2021
September 4, 2021
September 5, 2021

Mains-

October 31, 2021

IBPS PO Institute of Banking Personnel Selection Prelims-

October 9, 2021
October 10, 2021
October 16, 2021
October 17, 2021

Mains-

November 27, 2021

SBI PO State Bank of India

SBI official website [ https://sbi.co.in ]

Notification – November 13, 2020

Prelims- December 31, 2020 & January 2, 4, and 5, 2021

Mains- January 29, 2021

SBI SO State Bank of India Notification – To Be Notified Later
SBI Clerk State Bank of India Notification 2021 – April 26, 2021

Prelims – To Be Notified Later

Mains – July 31, 2021

RRB ALP Railway Recruitment Board

RRB official website [ http://www.rrcb.gov.in/ ]

Notification – August/ September 2021 (tentative)

Stage I CBT – To Be Notified Later

RRB JE Railway Recruitment Board Notification – To be notified
RRB NTPC Railway Recruitment Board Exam Date –December 28th, 2020 onwards
LIC AAO Life Insurance Corporation

LIC Official website [https://www.licindia.in/]

Notification – February 25, 2020

Prelims – Yet To Be Announced

 

LIC ADO Life Insurance Corporation Notification –Yet To Be Released
LIC HFL Life Insurance Corporation Notification – Yet To Be Released
NIACL Assistant Exam New India Assurance Company Limited

NIACL Official website [https://www.newindia.co.in/]

Notification – Yet To Be Released
NIACL AO New India Assurance Company Limited Notification – Yet To Be Released

Govt-Exams

UPSC Civil Services Exam

Every year the UPSC (Union Public Service Commission) conducts the Civil Services Exam (IAS Exam) to recruit candidates. Who go on to become officers in the IAS (Indian Administrative Service), IPS (Indian Police Service), Indian Foreign Service (IFS) and a host of other services.

With the right approach and strategy, prospective candidates can crack this tough exam in the first attempt with marginal ease.

For this to happen, it is essential to understand the IAS exam pattern, syllabus, exam dates, and other significant details before starting the preparations.

IAS Exam Dates

IAS Exam Conducting Body UPSC
Mode of IAS Exam Offline
Number of times conducted Once every year
Prescribed age limit 21-32 years (upper age relaxations for reserved candidates)
IAS Exam Prelims 2021 June 27, 2021
IAS Exam Mains 2021 Starts September 17, 2021

Serious aspirants should kick-start the preparation for UPSC 2021 as soon as possible as UPSC has already released the official calendar for 2021.

For the exam calendar, free study material, and preparation strategy, aspirants should check our UPSC 2021 page.

For complete details on the UPSC IAS Exams, check the table below:

Bank Exams

Bank Exams in India are routinely conducted mainly for the recruitment of officers and clerks in the Banking sector.

Banking is one of the niche careers to pursue in the field of commerce and accounts that are expanding rapidly.

Discussed below are the upcoming competitive exams in the banking sector for which candidates can prepare and apply if they fulfil the eligibility criteria.

The various bank exams conducted for the different Pubilc sector banks are discussed below.

RBI Exam

Through their recruitment exams, the RBI (Reserve Bank of India) selects personnel for the Assistant Posts in various offices of the RBI and also Grade B officers who are required to handle operations within the organization.

The RBI Exam is one of the most popular Government Exams in India

The Exam Pattern and dates of the RBI exam are given below:

RBI Assistant Exam

The RBI Assistant Exam 2020 notification was released in December 2019, and the final result for the same was declared in February 2021.

The RBI Assistant exam is conducted to recruit candidates into the clerical and assistant cadre handling day to day operations of the bank. Given below are the RBI Assistant exam dates 2019-20 for reference until the official 2021 recruitment details are released.

Dates for RBI Assistant Exam 2019-20

Events Date
Online Application Form Start Date December 23, 2019
Online Application Form Last Date January 16, 2020
Preliminary Exam Date February 14, 2020, to February 14 2020
Mains Exam Date November 22, 2020

The remaining exam dates will be updated as soon as the RBI announces them.

For more detailed info about the RBI Assistant Syllabus, please visit the link.

Candidates should be regularly updated with the latest information published on the RBI official website.

RBI Grade B- Exam

RBI Grade B Officer exam is a very popular exam for those seeking a career in the finance sector, with the RBI Grade B Officer Recruitment notification being highly anticipated by most of the bank job aspirants in India. This article will cover all the essential information regarding the RBI Grade- B Exam.

The official notification for the RBI Grade B Officer cadre exam 2021 was released on January 28, 2021. Given below are the important dates for the same:

Events

Important Dates 

Website Link Open For Online Registration of Applications and Payment of Fees/Intimation Charges January 28 to February 15, 2021
1. Officers in Gr B (DR)

General

Phase-I Online Examination

Phase-II Online Examination

March 6, 2021

April 1, 2021

2. Officers in Gr B (DR)

DEPR*

Paper – I Online Examination

Paper-II & III

Online/Written Examination

March 6, 2021

 

March 31, 2021

3. Officers in Gr B (DR)

[email protected]

Paper – I Online Examination

Paper-II & III

Online/Written Examination

March 6, 2021

 

March 31, 2021

For details on other important aspects related to the RBI Grade B Exam, refer to the table below:

SBI Exams

The State Bank of India is the largest public sector bank in the country.

It conducts an annual recruitment exam called SBI Exam to recruit candidates for the various posts.

The various exams for the respective posts are as follows:

  1. SBI PO Exam
  2. SBI SO Exam
  3. SBI Clerk Exam

While on the outset, their job profiles may look similar, their functions are quite different.

SBI PO Exam

The State Bank of India (SBI) administers the SBI PO exam every year to pick out eligible candidates from a massive pool of applicants for the post of Probationary Officer.

The PO is effectively a manager whose primary function is to keep an SBI branch function smoothly.

The SBI PO Notification 2020-21 was released in the month of November 2020. Given below are the important dates for the same:

Activity Dates 
SBI PO 2020 Official Notification November 13, 2020
SBI PO Prelims Call Letter Download December 22, 2020
SBI PO Prelims Exam Date January 4th, 5th & 6th, 2021
SBI PO Mains Exam Date January 29, 2021

Important SBI PO Exam related information:

SBI SO Exam

State Bank of India (SBI) is a Public Sector Bank which conducts annual SBI SO Recruitment exercise for eligible candidates every calendar year.

Under the SBI Specialist Officer (SO) exam, there are multiple SBI openings during the year. Candidates are selected based on their merit and availability of the respective posts.

For details on SBI SO syllabus, refer to the linked article.

For the SBI SO Exam dates and other important information, candidates can refer to the Official Notification.

SBI Clerk Exam

The State Bank of India (SBI) recruits SBI Clerk (Junior Associates) candidates for clerical cadre every year in its different branches across India.

SBI Clerk is one of the most sought-after jobs among young graduates who are fresh out of college or even experienced professionals who wish to begin a career in the banking industry.

SBI Clerk 2021 exam notification was released on April 26, 2021. Candidates can check the below table for dates related info.

Dates for SBI Clerk Prelims & Mains Exam 2021:

Activity Dates
SBI Clerk 2021 Official Notification April 26, 2021
SBI Clerk 2021 Online Registration April 27, 2021
SBI Clerk 2021 Last Date of Application May 17, 2021
SBI Clerk Prelims Call Letter Download To Be Notified Later
SBI Clerk Prelims Exam Dates To Be Notified Later
SBI Clerk Mains Exam Date July 31, 2021

Important SBI Clerk Exam related information:

IBPS Exams

The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection is the conducting body that oversees the selection of employees for a large number of banks.

For this purpose, they conduct several online bank exams.

They are as follows:

  1. IBPS PO Exam
  2. IBPS SO Exam
  3. IBPS Clerk Exam
  4. IBPS RRB Exam

The important IBPS Exam dates have been published on the annual exam Calendar 2020.

For details on IBPS Exams, refer to the linked article.

IBPS PO Exam

Also known as IBPS CWE (Common Written Examinations), IBPS PO Exam selects candidates for the post of probationary officers for various public sector banks as well as some insurance companies which are its members.

The important IBPS PO Exam related information are as follows:

IBPS Clerk Exam

The CRP clerical cadre recruitment is conducted to select clerks who will handle the day to day functions of the PSBs.

The important IBPS Clerk Exam related information are as follows:

IBPS SO Exam

The Specialist Officer exam of the IBPS select candidates who will go on to carry out core administrative functions of the banks that they will represent.

The important IBPS SO Exam related information are as follows:

IBPS RRB Exam

The IBPS RRB Exam for the Regional Rural Banks selects candidates for smaller banks serving rural areas across the country.

These include cooperative and public sector banks.

Important IBPS RRB Exam information:

SSC Exams

To fill the various posts in ministries, departments, and organizations of the Government of India, the Staff Selection Commission (SSC) conducts many exams to recruit potential candidates. Established in 1975, the SSC has been instrumental in selecting staff for various Group B and Group C posts.

The SSC Exams are an excellent opportunity for candidates trying to be recruited under the Government sector.

A Few important SSC Exams are given below:

  1. SSC CGL
  2. SSC CHSL
  3. SSC JE
  4. SSC GD
  5. SSC CPO
  6. SSC MTS
  7. SSC Stenographer

Now let us have a brief look at these various exams conducted by the SSC.

SSC CGL

The SSC conducts the CGL exam annually to recruit candidates for various Group B and Group C posts.

The recruitment is done to fill various vacancies in the departments, ministries, and organizations of the Central Government.

The important SSC CGL Exam dates 2020-21 are as follows:

Name of the Recruitment Exam SSC CGL Exam 2020-21
Recruiting board Staff Selection Commission
SSC CGL Notification Released on 29th December 2020
SSC CGL Vacancies 6506 tentative
Online Application Submission December 29th, 2020 to January 31st 2021
SSC CGL Admit Card 10 days before the exam
Tier I exam 29th May to 7th June 2021
Tier II exam To be Notified Later
Tier III exam To be Notified Later
Tier IV exam To be Notified Later

For more details on SSC CGL Exam, refer to the links below:

SSC CHSL

The SSC conducts the CHSL exam every year for recruitment in various Ministries/Departments and organizations of the government of India.

The SSC conducts the CHSL Exam for recruitment for various posts like:

      • Postal Assistants/Sorting Assistants (PA/SA)
      • Data Entry Operator (DEO)
      • Lower Divisional Clerk (LDC)
      • Court Clerk

The Staff selection commission released the SSC CHSL 2020 notification on November 6th 2020.

The important SSC CHSL Exam dates 2020-21 are as follows:

Name of the Government Exam SSC CHSL 2020-21
Recruiting Board SSC
SSC CHSL Notification November 6th 2020
SSC CHSL Admit Card(Tier I) 10 days before the exam
Tier I Exam April 12th 2021 onwards
Tier-II Exam To be Notified Later
Tier III Exam To be Notified Later

Important SSC CHSL Exam update is given below:

SSC JE

To fill the Group – ‘B’ posts in Civil, Mechanical, Electrical, Quantity Surveying, and Contract domain, the SSC conducts the annual examination for the recruitment of Junior Engineers (JE).

The SSC JE exam is a competitive exam for Group ‘B’ (non-Gazetted) posts in Level- 6 administered by SSC under the Government of India.

SSC JE Exam Dates

SSC JE 2020 exam notification is released, and the online registration dates were 1st October 2020 – 30th October 2020.

The important SSE JE exam dates 2020-21 are listed as below:

Name of Event Date
Release of SSC JE Notification 2019 1st October 2020
Last Date of SSC JE Registration 1st October 2020
Last Date of Online Fee Payment 20th October 2020
Exam Date for Paper – I (Computer-based Exam) 22nd March 2021 to 25th March 2021
Exam Date for Paper-II (Descriptive Test) To be notified later

Important SSC JE Exam update:

SSC GD

Staff Selection Commission (SSC) administers the SSC GD exam every calendar year to recruit eligible candidates for the posts of Constable (General Duty) in Border Security Force (BSF), Secretariat Security Force (SSF), Central Industrial Security Force (CISF), National Investigation Agency (NIA), Indo Tibetan Border Police (ITBP), Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB), Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and Rifleman (General Duty) in Assam Rifles.

The recruitment process for the SSC GD Constable exam consists of Computer-Based Examination (CBE), Physical Efficiency Test (PET), Physical Standard Test (PST) and Detailed Medical Examination (DME).

The important SSC GD Exam dates 2021 are as follows:

SSC GD Exam 2021 Highlights
Name of Recruitment Exam SSC GD Constable Exam 2021
Conducted by Staff Selection Commission
SSC GD Notification 2020 25th March 2021 (tentative)
Vacancy To be announced via SSC GD Notification soon
Start Date for Receipt of Online Application 25th March 2021 (tentative)
Last Date of Receipt of Application 10th May 2021 (tentative)
SSC GD Admit Card on the official website (ssc.nic.in) To Be Notified Later
SSC GD Exam Date 2nd August to 25th August 2021 (tentative)
SSC GD Result To Be Notified Later

To know more about the SSC GD Exam, refer to the table below:

SSC CPO
The SSC conducts a national Level test called the CPO exam for recruiting candidates into the Central Police Organization. The SSC CPO stands for Staff Selection Commission Central Police Organization.

There are other Government exams which can be helpful for aspirants trying for various posts under the Government of India.

Aspirants who are trying to get into the Central Police Force for various posts like Sub-Inspectors in Delhi Police, Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs) and Assistant Sub Inspectors in CISF should have detailed information regarding this exam.

The important SSC CPO Exam dates 2020 are given below:

Online application form June 17, 2020
Last date to register July 16, 2020
SSC CPO 2020 Paper I November 23 to 26 2020 (Revised Dates)
SSC CPO 2020 Paper II March 1, 2021

The important SSC CPO Exam dates 2019 are given below:

Online application form September 17, 2019
Last date to register October 16, 2019
SSC CPO 2019 Paper I December 11, 2019, to December 13th, 2019
SSC CPO 2019 Paper II June 21, 2020

Important SSC CPO Exam update:

SSC MTS

SSC MTS exam is a non-technical examination conducted by SSC. The notification for SSC MTS 2020 is released on February 5th 2021. SSC MTS 2020 exam schedule is given below.

SSC MTS Exam Dates 2020-21
SSC MTS Exam Events SSC MTS 2020 Exam Dates (tentative)
SSC MTS Notification 2020 5th February 2021
SSC MTS Online Application 5th February 2021 to 21st March 2021
SSC MTS Paper I 1st July 2021 to 20th July 2021
SSC MTS Paper-II To be notified

Check out the relevant links for MTS exam information –

SSC Stenographer

SC conducts the Stenographer exam annually. It is an All India level examination that recruits candidates for Stenographer Grade C (non-gazetted post) and Grade D posts in various departments, ministries and organisations of the Government of India.

The Staff Selection Commission has announced the exam date for SSC Stenographer exam 2020 with the official notification for 2020 recruitment that is released on October 10 2020.

The tentative SSC Stenographer 2020 exam schedule is as mentioned below.

SSC Stenographer Exam Dates 2020
SSC Stenographer Exam Events SSC Stenographer 2020 Exam Dates (tentative)
SSC Stenographer Notification 2020 10th October 2020
SSC Stenographer Online Application 10th October 2020 to 4th November 2020
SSC Stenographer CBT 29th March 2021 to 31st March 2021

Also, go through the following links for assistance:

RRB Exams

The Railway Recruitment Board conducts the RRB Exams. RRB recruitment is a highly competitive annual process.

The Railway entrance examinations are held for the selection of technical and non–technical cadres in the Indian Railways.

RRB ALP

The Railway Recruitment Board conducts the Assistant Loco Pilot (ALP) exam to recruit candidates into the Indian Railways.

Candidates can expect the RRB ALP 2020 notification is tentatively scheduled to release in August/September 2020.

The important exam related dates regarding the RRB ALP 2018-19 are as follows:

RRB ALP Exam Date
Online application form 03-02-2018 to 05-03-2018
Last Date for Payment of Fee through online 30-03-2018
Last Date for Payment of fee through SBI Bank Challan 28-03-2018
Last Date for Payment of fee through Post Office Challan 27-03-2018
First stage Computer Based Test (CBT) 09-08-2018
Last Date for Modification of Photograph 20-07-2018
Date for Objections of Answer Key 21-09-2018 to 25-09-2018
Submission of Preference Details 22-09-2018 to 1-10-2018
Date for Declaration of CBT I Result 20-12-2018
2nd Stage of CBT (Rescheduled) 21-01-2019, 22-01-2019

& 23-01-2019

Exam City and Date Intimation 09-01-2019
Downloading of Travel Pass for SC/ST Candidates 09-01-2019
Activation of Mock link for Second Stage CBT 12-01-2019
Date for Downloading Answer key & Question Paper- CBT 2 18-02-2019
Date for Raising of objections- CBT 2 19-02-2019
RRB ALP CBT 2 Result 06.04.2019
RRB ALP CBT 3 Exam Date 2019 10.05.2019

To know more about the other aspects related to the RRB ALP Exam, refer to the table below:

RRB NTPC

The Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) conducts the RRB Non-Technical Popular Categories (NTPC) Exam to fill various auxiliary posts in the Indian Railways.

The RRB NTPC Notification for the 2020 recruitment has yet not been released and is expected to release in August/ September 2020 tentatively.

The important dates related to the RRB NTPC Exam 2019 are as follows:

RRB NTPC 2019-20 Exam Dates
Event Dates
Date of Notice Publication in RRB Websites February 28th 2019
Opening of online registration of Applications March 1st 2019 at 16.00 hrs
Closing of online registration of Application March 31st 2019 at 23.59 hrs
Closing Date & Time for Payment of Application Fee Through:
(a) Online (Net banking / Credit Card/ Debit Card /UPI April 5th 2019 at 23.59 hrs
(b) SBI Challan April 5th 2019 at 15.00 hrs
(c) Post Office Challan April 5th 2019 at 15.00 hrs
Final Submission of Applications April 12th 2019 at 23.59 hrs
1st Stage Computer Based Test (CBT) December 28th 2020

To know more about the RRB NTPC Exam, refer to the table below:

RRB JE

The Railways Recruitment Board conducts the RRB JE Exam to recruit candidates with science and engineering backgrounds to fill in the various technical posts available in the Indian Railways. The RRB JE Exam for 2019 is for the recruitment of the following posts:

  • Junior Engineer
  • Junior Engineer (IT)
  • Depot Material Superintendent (DMS)
  • Chemical and Metallurgical Assistant (CMA)

RRB JE 2020 notification is expected to be released in August/ September 2021.

The RRB JE Exam dates for 2018-19 are given below:

RRB JE Exam Dates 2019
Date of Issue of RRB JE Notification December 29th 2018
Opening of Online Registration for RRB JE Exam January 2nd 2019 at 10:00 hrs
Closing of Online Registration for RRB JE Exam January 31st 2019 at 23:59 hrs
Closing of offline payment February 4th 2019 at 13:00 hrs
Closing of online payment February 5th 2019 at 22:00 hrs
Complete closure of all online application process February 7th 2019 at 23:59 hrs
1st Stage Computer Based Test (CBT) June 26, 2019, to June 28 2019

To know more about the RRB JE Exam, refer to the table below:

CAPF Assistant Commandant Exam

CAPF exam is one of the most important Government Exams for candidates aspiring to get into Armed Forces in India.

The recruitment done in the UPSC CAPF exam fills the Assistant Commandant post in the following security forces.

They are:

  1. CISF( Central Industrial Security Force)
  2. BSF(Border Security Force)
  3. CRPF(Central Reserve Police Force)
  4. ITBP(Indo Tibetan Border Police Force)
  5. SSB(Sashastra Seema Bal)
  6. NSG(National Security Guard)
  7. AR(Assam Rifles)

CAPF (AC) 2020 notification shall release on August 18, 2020. The CAPF Written Exam for 2020 is scheduled for December 20, 2020.

The important CAPF Exam dates 2020 are as follows:

Name of the Government Exam- UPSC CAPF Assistant Commandant Exam
Opening date of Registration August 18, 2020
Closing date of Registration September 2020
Last Date of online application submission September 2020
Download Admit card To Be Notified Later
UPSC CAPF Exam date December 20, 2020
UPSC CAPF Result date To Be Notified Later

Important CAPF Exam updates are given below:

Insurance Exams

The insurance sector in India has been one of the most significant employment sectors and has managed to gain the maximum benefit over the past two decades.

Insurance exams in India are conducted for various posts in the insurance sector.

Candidates trying to get into the insurance sector by clearing this Government exam should be regularly updated on the various post, salary, and other important aspects.

For this Government Exam, the Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India is the authoritative body concerning maintaining the growth and promoting the insurance industry in India.

Insurance companies are divided into two parts:

Life Insurance Companies

Non-Life Insurance Company

The insurance exams conducted by the following insurance companies in India:

LIC- Life Insurance Corporation of India

NIACL- New India Assurance Company Limited

NICL- National Insurance Company Limited

OICL- Oriental Insurance Company Limited

UIIC- United India Insurance Company

IRDA- Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India

LIC Exams

Life Insurance Corporation of India conducts the LIC Exam to recruit candidates for various posts.

The LIC Exam is one of the most reputed Insurance-related Government Exams in India.

The LIC Exam is conducted to recruit for the following posts:

  1. AAO(Assistant Administrative Officer)
  2. ADO(Apprentice Development Officer)
  3. Assistant/Assistant Manager under HFL(Housing Finance Limited)

LIC AAO

The recruitment for the Assistant Administrative Officer takes place once the aspirant clears the LIC Exam.

The AAO is one of the prestigious posts offered by the Life Insurance Corporation.

LIC AAO Exam 2020
Events Exam Dates
Online Registration February 25, 2020
Preliminary Exam Admit Card To Be Notified Later
Preliminary Exam To Be Notified Later
Mains Admit Card To Be Notified Later
Mains Exam To Be Notified Later
Interview To Be Notified Later

The important LIC AAO 2019 Exam dates are as follows:

Name of the Government Exam- LIC AAO 2019 Important Dates
Official Notification March 2, 2019
Last Date to Apply March 22, 2019
LIC AAO Admit card (Prelims) April 22, 2019
Preliminary Exam May 4 and May 5, 2019
LIC AAO Admit card (Mains) June 11, 2019
Mains Exam June 28, 2019
Interview August and September 2019

For more information on the LIC AAO 2020, refer to the table below:

LIC ADO

LIC ADO is a sales administrative job. Candidates assigned to the post of Apprentice Development Officer are responsible for recruiting people as LIC Insurance Agents and inspecting existing policies.

To know more about the LIC ADO, refer to the linked article.

LIC ADO Exam 2021
Events Exam Dates(tentative)
Online Application To Be Notified Later
Preliminary Exam To Be Notified Later
Mains Exam To Be Notified Later
Final Result To Be Notified Later

The important ADO Exam 2019 dates are as follows:

Name of the Government Exam- LIC ADO EXAM 2019
Name of the conducting body Life Insurance Corporation of India
Mode of examination Online computer-based
Name of the post Apprentice Development Officer
Total vacancies 8,581
Release of LIC ADO Prelims result 29th July 2019
Commencement of LIC ADO Mains Exam 22nd September 2019
Release of admit card 3rd August 2019

To know more about the LIC ADO Exam, check the below table:

LIC HFL

LIC conducts recruitment exams in Housing Limited Finance to recruit Assistant, Associates and Assistant Managers.

The principal objective of HFL is to provide long term finance to individuals for the purchase or construction of flat or house for residential purposes and to those engaged in the development of residential buildings to be sold by them in India.

The important exam dates for the LIC HFL government exam are given below:

Name of the Government Exam- LIC HFL 2020
Opening of online registration December 22, 2020
Last date to apply for LIC HFL exam December 31, 2020

To know more about the LIC HFL Exam, refer to the linked article.

NIACL Exam

New India Assurance Company Limited (NIACL) is one of the largest insurance companies in the country. The aspirants across the country much await NIACL exams. NIACL allows aspirants to work in the insurance sector by releasing vacancies for various posts.

NIACL was one of General Insurance of India’s subsidiary until 1999 but later became an independent insurance company.

NIACL Assistant Exam

Candidates willing to apply for the position of NIACL Assistant, are required to qualify the Assistant Examination conducted by the NIACL every year.

The official notification for NIACL Assistant Recruitment 2020 will soon be released at the official website of NIACL.

The important NIACL Exam dates for 2018-19 are given below:

NIACL Assistant Exam Details 2018 2019
Online registration 16.07.2018 to 31.07.2018 10.12.2018 to 26.12.2018
Application process 16.07.2018 to 31.07.2018 10.12.2018 to 26.12.2018
NIACL Assistant Prelims exam 08-08-2018 & 09-08-2018 30.01.2019
NIACL Assistant Mains exam 06-10-2018 02.03.2019

To know more about the NIACL Assistant Exam, refer to the official notification

NIACL AO Exam

NIACL conducts a recruitment drive to fill the vacancy of NIACL AO post in its various branches across the nation.

NIACL AO full form is New India Assurance Company Limited. The recruitment for Administrative Post in the year 2018-19 is done for two categories.

  • NIACL AO Generalist
  • NIACL AO Specialist

The important NIACL AO Exam dates are given below:

NIACL AO 2020 Tentative Dates
Exam Name NIACL Administrative officer exam
Conducting Body New India Assurance Company Limited
Official website https://www.newindia.co.in/
NIACL AO exam official notification 2020 To Be Notified Later
Vacancy The NIACL AO vacancy will be declared in the official notification
Registration Opens To Be Notified Later
NIACL AO Exam registration closes To be Notified Later
NIACL AO Admit Card availability To be Notified Later
NIACL AO exam 2019-20 date To be Notified Later
NIACL AO Preliminary result To be Notified Later
NIACL AO Mains result To be Notified Later
NIACL AO Interview date To be Notified Later

To know more about the NIACL AO Exam, refer to the table below:

As Government Exams and the jobs are an attractive employment option in the modern economy, aspirants should prepare seriously for these examinations to crack them and ultimately beat the competition.

An excellent way to start would brush up on knowledge old and new and also by focusing more on the respective Government exam syllabus. Based on this, candidates can start concentrating on specific exam patterns for each government body and finish their preparation before the exam date.

This would enable potential candidates to achieve their goals and embark on a highly enriching, successful and fulfilling career.

For the latest information on government exams and best study material, visit BYJU’S.

Govt Exams Frequently Asked Questions

Which is the best Government Job?

The best Government job with a promising career and designation with a handsome salary is Civil Services. It is a tough exam to clear. However, aspirants trying to get into the Civil Services need to put a lot of effort into the preparation. For details on the Civil Services exam, refer to the linked article.

Which is the easiest Govt exam?

The number of Government jobs with respect to the number of candidates has an asymmetric ratio. Therefore, candidates find it difficult to crack the government exams. However, all government exams are easy if preparation and guidance are on track. Candidates need to make a better strategy and preparation to crack any of the Government exams.

What are the Government exams after 12th?

There are many Govt exams which aspirants can try after the 12th exam. However, the chances and opportunities of government jobs are more for candidates with a higher level of qualification. To know more about Government exams after 12, refer to the linked article.

Which is the toughest Government Exam?

Out of the many government exams in India, UPSC IAS exam is considered to be the toughest. But, with proper guidance and preparation, candidates can clear the exam with great score.
To prepare for the UPSC IAS Exam, refer to the links below:

How to prepare for upcoming Government Exams?

Ideal preparation for the upcoming Government exams needs a lot of effort and persistence. Aspirants can take the following test to get an idea on the question pattern, marking scheme to prepare properly for the upcoming Govt Exams:

Where can I find previous years’ question paper of the Government exams?

The previous year question paper for govt exams can be helpful for candidates to get an idea on the question pattern and scheme. For previous year question paper of a few Govt exams, refer to the links below:

How to prepare for UPSC IAS Exam?

The first step should be to go -through the UPSC Previous Year Question Papers. Aspirants can find the UPSC Mains 2019 Question Papers at the linked article.
Candidates should start the IAS Exam Preparation 10-12 months before the commencement of exam. To know more about IAS Preparation, refer to the linked article.

What should I prepare for Govt Exam- Bank PO, SO, Clerk?

The bank exam preparation takes a lot of effort. Candidates should start their preparation very early. To know in-depth preparation strategy for bank exam, check the linked article.

What topics should I cover for Govt Exam- SSC?

The SSC Exams have a vast syllabus. Proper preparation needs early-planning and covering important topics related to the exam. Candidates can check the details of SSC Preparation at the linked article.

What is the ideal preparation strategy for Govt Exam- RRB?

To crack the RRB Exams, candidates need to be thorough with the exam pattern and syllabus. Aspirants can get an idea of the RRB preparation at the linked article.

How to prepare for CAPF Assistant Commandant Exam?

Candidates preparing for the CAPF Assistant Commandant Exam need to be updated on every single information related to the exam like Notification, Exam Pattern, syllabus. To know more details about the CAPF Preparation, check the linked article.

What are the important topics to be covered for Govt Exams- Insurance?

Insurance Exams are one of the important Government Exams with many topics related to various subjects. To know in details about the same, check the articles below:

50 Comments

  1. Eligibility for IAS?
    I m undergraduate
    My Final year exams in July 2020

    1. Hi Daksh,
      Minimum Educational qualification required to appear for IAS exam is Graduation. Please check the UPSC Eligibility Criteria in detail.

  2. I have completed 12 with PCM and currently aged 19. Are there any upcoming exams for me. Thanks

    1. Hi Anmol,
      After completing 12th one can appear for various government exams like RRB ALP, SSC CHSL etc. Please check the following links for detailed information.
      RRB Exams
      SSC Exams

  3. what is the age limit for bank SO exam?

    1. Hi Prerna,
      For IBPS SO the minimum and maximum age limit is 20 and 30 years respectively. Whereas for SBI SO the age limit differs for different posts. hence check the links given for clarification.
      IBPS SO
      SBI SO

  4. hi this is bhavya .i did diploma computer science .my age 23 .are there any upcoming exams for me

    1. Hi Bhavya,
      Recently, the commission released SSC CPO 2020 Notification fro which the age limit is 20 to 25 years age group. You can check for other upcoming government or bank exams in the following links:
      SSC Exams
      Upcoming Bank Exams
      Government Exam latest Notifications

  5. Hello Sir,
    I’m Manisha i have completed my Bachelor’s in electronics and communication.
    Can i apply for SSC if yes which post would you suggest?

    1. Hi Manisha,
      You can apply for various exams conducted by the Staff Selection Commission. please check SSC Exams page for details.

  6. Hello sir/mam,

    I Hv completed bsc computer science and mba thru distance education and I am 30 now. Apart from banking exams which exams I can go

    1. Hi Suji,
      You can check the following exams:
      SSC Exams
      RRB Exams
      Insurance exams

  7. hi, i am a btech ece graduate aged 25. What are the opportunities for me in the government sector?

    1. Hi Ankitha,
      After completing your graduation you can apply for various exams under the following heads:
      Bank exams
      RBI Exams
      Insurance Exams
      SSC Exams
      RRB Exams

  8. Are there any Jobs for a high school passed student . My score in High school was 94 percent.

    1. Hi Aryan,
      You can apply for these exams with 10th pass certificate : RRB Group D Exam, SSC Stenographer Exam, RRB ALP Exam, and SSC MTS Exam.

  9. Hi I am a BTech (Information technology) graduate and have four years of experience in reputed IT company. Which govt exam will be suitable for me. Please let me know the notification of upcoming exams in 2020. Thanks

    1. Hi,
      you can apply for various SSC exams and RRB Exams with Graduate degree in IT Btech such as SSC JE, RRB JE, SSC CGL and more. Please check the links for the relevant exams.

  10. Hi. This is Ranjani singh,
    I want to prepare for gov. Job and I don’t have any idea to choose profile. I have done nift graduation. And I’m good at maths subject,so can u suggest me better gov. Job for preparation. And im aged 28yrs.

    1. Hi,
      There are various government exams that require graduation as the minimum education qualification. You can check the links for different exams for graduate pass in the given links.
      SSC Exams
      RRB Exams
      Bank Exams
      LIC Exams

  11. Hello I am final year UG student . Can I take the above exams?

    1. Hi,
      There are a few government exams that require the student to present final year degree while interview process or the final selection, hence you need to check the notification of the exams for clarification.

  12. I scored 70 percent in school with commerce background and 55 percent in graduation in BA prog (hrm and psychology) looks like i am a below average student is there any suitable govt job for me?

    1. Hi,
      You can apply for the following exams:
      IBPS Exams
      SBI Exams
      SSC Exams
      RRB Exams

  13. I am 31.
    I have bachelors and masters in Architecture.
    What all government exams I am eligible in apart from field of architecture also.

    1. Hi,
      The education qualification required for most of the government examination is a graduation degree from a recognized university. Hence you are eligible to sit for any examination. The important links are given below:
      RBI exams
      SSC exams
      Bank Exams
      RRB Exams
      Insurance Exams

  14. I am graduated in Computer science engineering. What are the opportunities for me in the government sector? and my age is 26 Years.

    1. Hi,
      You can appear for the following exams-
      RBI Exams
      SSC exams
      RRB Exams
      Bank Exams
      Insurance Exams

  15. Hi, Im Tamizh,
    Im going to finish my bachelors in business administration in 2021, and my age is 20
    Is there any offer for me to write government exam after that couse completed

    1. Hi,
      You can apply for theses exams after completing your graduation.
      SSC Exams
      RRB Exams
      Bank Exams
      Insurance Exams
      FCI Exam

  16. Hi
    i have completed my 12 class with arts (Humanities) in 2020 and i want to be a governmet oficer which all post can i apply for and which exams?

    1. Hi,
      Please check all the Government Exams after 12th in the given link that you are eligible to apply for.

  17. Hi iam mayank ,i have completed my 12th and now iam currently pursuing my graduation last year so which exams i can go for please help. And i am from commerce background

    1. Hi,
      After completing your graduation you can apply for the following Exams:
      SSC Exams
      RRB Exams
      Bank Exams
      Insurance Exams
      FCI exam

  18. Hi I am an B tech. graduated in IT which government exams i can apply for. Age 21

    1. Hi,
      You are eligible to apply for the following exams-
      Bank exams
      SSC Exams
      RRB Exams
      Insurance exams
      Check the links for detailed information.

  19. Hi,

    I have done Post Graduation in Commerce & I am 25 years old. For which government exams I can apply please suggest me.

    1. Hi,
      You can apply for the following exams:
      Bank Exams
      SSC Exams
      RRB Exams
      Insurance Exams

  20. hi, i am susmita i have done mtech in production engineering. can u suggest me for which govt exam should i prepare

    1. Hi,
      You are eligible to apply for the following exams-
      Bank exams
      SSC Exams
      RRB Exams
      Insurance exams
      Check the links for detailed information.

  21. Hi,

    This is sakshi, i have completed BE in electronics and currently working in retail industry. For which government exams I can apply please suggest me.

  22. Hey, I completed my graduation this year from microbiology. Which all exams should I prepare for?

    1. Hi,
      You can start preparing for –
      SSC Exams
      Bank Exams
      RRB Exams
      FCI Exam

  23. Hii,
    I have just completed my 12th
    So what type of government exam I can give

    1. Hi,
      You can appear for RRB Exams, SSC Exams and Bank exams after 12th.

  24. Hi,
    Are there any Gov exams, for which we can appear while pursuing graduation last year ?

    1. Hi,
      Candidates appearing in the final year of Graduation can apply for SBI exams, SSC Exams and RRB Exams.

  25. Hi , Im 2015 Btech passout and have been a homemaker. What exams am i eligible for currently? I’m 27 yrs

    1. Hi,
      You can apply for the following exams
      Bank exams
      SSC exams
      RRB Exams
      Insurance Exams

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