IRDA EXAM: Sample Questions for 50 hours exam

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Sample solved Question Papers for IRDA 50 hours Agents Training Exam. The answers are marked in bold. From Sashi Publications, Kolkata

1. The concept of insurance involves a transfer of

A. liability.

B. needs.

C. ownership.

D. risk.

2. Rakesh recently bought a health insurance policy and a personal accident policy. What main section(s) of the insurance market do these products normally fall into?

A. Life insurance in both cases.

B. Life insurance for health and non-life insurance for personal accident.

C. Non-life insurance in both cases.

D. Non-life insurance for health and life insurance for personal accident.

 

3. The main role of an underwriter in a non-life insurance company is normally to

A. assess the acceptability of particular risks.

B. certify a loss when claims are submitted.

C. design the structure of the products to be offered.

D. negotiate with the industry regulator.

 

4. Akshat is a relatively cautious person. In insurance terms, this will normally increase the likelihood that he will

A. be considered an above average insurance risk.

B. be considered a below average insurance risk.

C. require insurance cover.

D. require reinsurance cover.

 

5. How are perils and hazards normally distinguished under term insurance policies?

A. Perils are medical factors which influence the risk of dying and hazards are lifestyle activities which influence the risk of dying.

B. Perils are risks that policyholders will die before a specified date and hazards are factors which could influence that risk.

C. Perils are factors which affect the risk being insured and hazards are the size of the risk being insured.

D. Perils are factors which could influence an insured event occurring and hazards are the actual events which will trigger a payout.

 

6. In insurance terms, the risk of suffering a disability is best described as what type of risk?

A. Financial.

B. Fundamental.

C. Homogenous.

D. Speculative.

 

7. For a household insurance policy, insurable interest need only exist at outset and at what other point?

A. The date the cancellation period expires.

B. The date a claim occurs.

C. The date the policy document is received.

D. The termination date.

 

8. Rahul is employed by Sunny. In respect of this employment, Rahul automatically has insurable interest in Sunny’s life up to what limit, if any?

A. Rahul’s monthly salary.

B. Rahul’s pension fund value.

C. Sunny’s annual profit.

D. There is no limit.Sample Questions IC-33 7

9. Arun started a 20-year term insurance policy. Once established, when, if at all, is the insurer next entitled to ask him for proof of continuing good health?

A. At no point.

B. After the end of the first 12 months.

C. At the point when he changes occupation or retires.

D. When a lapsed policy is revived.

 

10. The concept of indemnity is based on the key principle that policyholders should be prevented from

A. insuring existing losses.

B. making false insurance claims.

C. paying excessively for insurance cover.

D. profiting from insurance.

 

11. Once an absolute assignment is effected under a life insurance policy, who will be the titleholder(s) of this policy?

A. The assignor in all cases.

B. The assignee in all cases.

C. Either the assignor or assignee depending on the type of policy involved.

D. The assignor and assignee jointly.

 

12. How long is the free look-in period under a term insurance policy from the date of receipt of the policy document?

A. 5 days.

B. 10 days.

C. 15 days.

D. 20 days.

 

13. A life insurer issued a quotation on 10 February, guaranteed for 14 days, which was accepted by the customer on day 10. Consequently the insurer can only decline this risk if the

A. customer submits a second quotation request.

B. insurer increases its underlying premium rates.

C. market place experiences a significant downturn.

D. material facts change.

 

14. A policy document for a money-back policy includes the statement ‘the proposal and declaration signed by the proposer form the basis of the contract’. In which main section of the policy document will this normally appear?

A. Attestation.

B. Operative clause.

C. Preamble.

D. Terms and conditions.

 

15. A life insurance policy can only be made paid up if what particular policy feature exists?

A. Indexing contribution.

B. Nomination facility.

C. Rider benefits.

D. Savings element.

16. The main reason why a life insurance proposal form often asks for the proposer’s height is to enable a reasonable comparison with the proposer’s

A. age.

B. gender.

C. occupation.

D. weight.

 

17. Where annually increasing flexible premiums operate under a life insurance policy, what rate of increase will generally apply?

A. 2.5%

B. 3.0%

C. 5.0%

D. 7.5%

 

18. The amount paid out by the insurer under a 30-year life insurance policy exceeded the sum insured plus revisionary bonuses. The excess is likely to result from?

A. charges refunded.

B. a frequency loading.

C. a tax rebate.

D. a terminal bonus.

 

19. What normally happens to the sum insured under a life insurance policy once the period of the lien expires?

A. It reduces.

B. It increases.

C. It is temporarily suspended.

D. It is replaced by a newly-underwritten sum insured.

 

20. The main protection need of a 19-year-old is most likely to be

A. self-protection.

B. home loan protection.

C. protection of dependants.

D. protection of children’s future.

 

21. Raunak recently arranged a life insurance policy under which he is classed as the master policyholder. This addresses his role as

A. a creditor.

B. a debtor.

C. an employee.

D. an employer.

 

22. The need for investment advice from an insurance agent normally results from what overriding key factor?

A. Absence of any long-term goals.

B. Inability to prioritise future financial needs.

C. Lack of market knowledge.

D. Shortage of available funds.

 

23. When undertaking financial planning for individuals without capital, what savings need is likely to be addressed in every single case?

A. Emergency funds.

B. Funds for children’s savings.

C. Funds for educational costs.

D. House purchase funds.Sample Questions IC-33 9

24. Naveen is addressing his income needs by investing directly in corporate bonds. In what form will he receive this income?

A. Annuity instalments.

B. Dividend payments.

C. Interest payments.

D. Rental payments.

 

25. Nikhil is looking for tax-efficient savings methods for his disposable income. He is considering an equity-linked savings scheme, national savings certificates and an endowment insurance policy. Premiums for which of these investments are allowed to be deducted from his taxable income?

A. The national savings certificates only.

B. The equity-linked savings scheme and the national savings certificates only.

C. The national savings certificates and the endowment insurance policy only.

D. The equity-linked savings scheme, the national savings certificates and the endowment insurance policy.

 

26. An investor holds a wide range of shares. If the Reserve Bank of India announces a series of significant interest rate increases, the prices of these shares are most likely to

A. become volatile.

B. decrease.

C. increase.

D. stagnate.

 

27. The main purpose of the guaranteed insurability rider benefit is to give the policyholder the right to

A. cancel a health-based exclusion after a symptom-free period.

B. include his parents under the policy.

C. increase cover when a key life event occurs.

D. maintain cover despite a fall in investment value.

 

28. The changes in healthcare costs over recent years has had what general impact on healthcare insurance?

A. A fall in average premium levels.

B. A reduction in underwriting requirements.

C. A rise in the need for cover.

D. A strengthening of the insurable interest rules.

 

29. The general need for a pension policy results from the existence of what key problem?

A. Anticipated fall in income.

B. Lack of employment opportunities.

C. Likely deterioration in health.

D. Uncertainty over investment performance.

 

30. Yash pays health insurance premiums for himself, his wife and his two children aged 13 and 8. Premiums for which of these individuals will qualify as deductible from Yash’s taxable income?

A. Yash only.

B. Yash and his wife only.

C. Yash, his wife and his oldest child.

D. Yash, his wife and both his children.

31. The sole focus during a client’s fact-find session was healthcare requirements and estate planning. Which main life stage is he most likely to fall into?

A. Young married.

B. Young married with children.

C. Pre-retirement.

D. Retirement.

 

32. Apart from the salary level, what other key feature of Alok’s job is likely to have a major impact on the level of his pension, life insurance and health insurance needs?

A. Whether the job is office or field-based.

B. The normal retirement age in relation to the job.

C. Whether the job is in the public or private sector.

D. Whether the job is manual or non-manual.

 

33. In the context of financial planning, how is the difference between real needs and perceived needs best described?

A. Real needs are financial needs and perceived needs are non-financial needs.

B. Real needs are actual needs and perceived needs are based on a client’s thoughts and desires.

C. Real needs are identified by the insurance agent and perceived needs are identified by the client.

D. Real needs are needs which satisfy an objective and perceived needs are needs which do not satisfy an objective.

 

34. In order to fulfil the ‘know your customer’ procedures, at what stage in the financial planning process is the insurance agent most likely to request a copy of the customer’s photograph?

A. At the end of the fact-find meeting.

B. At the end of the presentation meeting.

C. As soon as the application is accepted by the insurer.

D. As soon as the insurer is ready to issue the policy document.

 

35. An agent has recommended an investment product with non-guaranteed benefits. The benefit illustration passed to his client will therefore use assumed annual growth rates of

A. 5% and 8%

B. 5% and 10%

C. 6% and 8%

D. 6% and 10%

 

36. The main purpose of including commission details in the documentation to clients is to increase

A. competitiveness.

B. efficiency.

C. flexibility.

D. transparency.

 

37. A client has been recommended a low-risk investment product by his insurance agent, but the client insists the agent arranges for the money to be invested in a higher risk product. What action should the agent take?

A. Carry out these instructions, but document that this contradicts the recommendation.

B. Conduct a new fact-find.

C. Invest a reduced amount of money in this product.

D. Refuse to act for the client.Sample Questions IC-33 11

38. An insurance agent has advised a client to surrender an existing investment product and start a new investment product. What key indicator should be used to determine whether this advice was ethical?

A. The best interests of the client.

B. The difference in potential income and capital growth between the two products.

C. The flexibility of the new product compared to the old one.

D. The views expressed by the client.

 

39. What key impact will low persistency levels have on insurance policyholders?

A. An enhancement in product choice.

B. An improvement in investment performance.

C. An increase in insurance cover.

D. A reduction in benefits.

 

40. Raju died 5 years before the end of his 30-year endowment insurance policy. What factor most likely caused the insurer to investigate the claim using the early death claim procedures?

A. He paid the most recent premium during the period of grace.

B. His cover was originally accepted with a premium loading on medical grounds.

C. His death resulted from a recently acquired sudden illness.

D. The policy had lapsed and was revived shortly before he died.

 

41. A claim under a term insurance policy is submitted by an individual who has substantially understated his age. As an alternative to paying out the full claim the insurer is most likely to take what action?

A. Deduct the underpaid premiums from the sum insured.

B. Make the policy paid up.

C. Pay out the surrender value.

D. Reject the claim on the grounds of misrepresentation.

 

42. On the maturity of an endowment policy, a reduced sum insured is paid out. What is the most likely reason for this?

A. The instalments were commuted by the policyholder.

B. The policyholder’s health seriously deteriorated during the policy term.

C. The policy was made paid up during the policy term.

D. The policy was subject to a lien.

 

43. What key event is most likely to prevent insurers from ensuring that each insured person brings a fair premium to the pool for the risk presented?

A. A fraudulent claim.

B. A policy assignment.

C. A steep rise in inflation.

D. A sudden illness.

 

44. An insurance agent served an insurer continually and exclusively for 20 years, after which he retired from work. In accordance with Section 44 of the Insurance Act 1938, renewal commission due to him after the termination of his agency can only be withheld if

A. he ceases to remain a resident of India for tax purposes.

B. he survives beyond the age of 75.

C. there has been a change in regulator.

D. there is fraud involved.

45. Legislation gives which body the power to specify a code of conduct for surveyors and loss assessors?

A. Institute of Insurance and Risk Management.

B. Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority.

C. Life Insurance Council.

D. Securities and Exchange Board of India.

 

46. What key legacy has been left by the activities of the Tariff Advisory Committee?

A. A central compensation fund.

B. Customer classification status.

C. Illustrative projection rates.

D. Standard policy wordings.

 

47. Apart from conducting a comprehensive fact-find, the other main action that an insurance agent can take at outset to minimise the risk of subsequently receiving a customer complaint is to

A. ask for referrals.

B. offer commission rebates.

C. provide detailed disclosures.

D. register with the Insurance Ombudsman.

 

48. An award made by the Insurance Ombudsman will only be binding on the insurer if the

A. complainant accepts this decision.

B. Consumer Forum is involved in the case.

C. insurer signs a disclaimer.

D. value of the award is less than 2 lakhs.

 

49. A policyholder asked his insurance agent for guidance on submitting a claim for the maturity benefit under his life insurance policy. Due to pressure of work, the agent declined to assist. Consequently, this action is deemed to be a breach of the

A. General Insurance Council’s guidelines.

B. Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority’s Code of Conduct.

C. Insurance Ombudsman’s protocols.

D. Insurance Brokers Association of India’s membership rules.

 

50. During the process of applying for life insurance, the customer discloses confidentially to the insurance agent that he had a mild stroke four months ago, however this was NOT mentioned on the application form. In accordance with the Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority’s Code of Conduct, how should the insurance agent deal with this information?

A. Ask the policyholder’s doctor to send details to the insurer.

B. Notify the insurer of this matter.

C. Refuse to act for the customer in this case.

D. Respect this confidentiality by not discussing it with anyone else.


© Prepared by The Chartered Insurance Institute 2011

 

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      When planning your finances, it is important for you to understand tax slabs and...

BMI & Insurance Rates - How does BMI...

BMI which is the body mass index is an important tool considered by insurance companies in...

Partners of Fraud Company Maples...

Kolkata: Partners of Maples Publications, Amit Gupta & Jitendra Malhotra has been arrested by...

Cigna TTK Health Insurance expands in 5 more cities
Cigna TTK Health Insurance expands in...

Cigna TTK Health Insurance a joint venture between U.S. based global health service leader, Cigna...

Bharti AXA Life launches ‘Elite Advantage’
Bharti AXA Life launches ‘Elite...

Bharti AXA Life Insurance, the private life insurance joint venture between Bharti Enterprises...

Go Paper less ! Secure all your Policies in electronic Insurance A/c (eIA), With SHCIL Insurance Repository (SHCIL-IR) absolutely FREE OF COST
Go Paper less ! Secure all your...

eIA stands for e-Insurance Account or “Electronic Insurance Account” which will safeguard the...

Karnataka Vikas Grameena Bank tiesup with IndiaFirst Life to offer insurance products
Karnataka Vikas Grameena Bank tiesup...

Karnataka Vikas Grameena Bank (KVGB) owned by Government-Sponsored by Syndicate Bank, one of the...

Future Generali India Life Insurance launches the Care Plus Plan
Future Generali India Life Insurance...

Future Generali India Life Insurance Company Limited (FGILI), a joint venture between Future...

Solved Paper for General Insurance Accounts and Regulation of Investment IC46 for associateship
Solved Paper for General Insurance...

Launching of Guide Book for IC46 Plus Mock Test                   Guide...

Get FREE E-Insurance Account
Get FREE E-Insurance Account

You have been enjoying the benefits of Demat account and would have experienced the ease and...

2014 Budget Speech Extracts of Sri Arun Jaitely, Finance Minister, India relating to Direct Tax Proposals
2014 Budget Speech Extracts of Sri...

I do not propose to make any change in the tax rate.  However, with a view to provide relief to...

Budget 2014 - Highlights for Insurance Sector
Budget 2014 - Highlights for...

Budget Speech By Sri Arun Jaitely, Finance Minister The Insurance sector is investment starved....

Budget Reactions from Future Generali India
Budget Reactions from Future Generali...

“The budget announcement on increasing FDI cap in insurance to 49% is a positive step forward. We...

Budget Reaction - Mr. Antony Jacob, CEO, Apollo Munich Health Insurance
Budget Reaction - Mr. Antony Jacob,...

Today's Union Budget speech has certainly brought good news for the insurance sector by the...

Future Generali India Insurance ties up with Punjab & Maharashtra Co-operative Bank
Future Generali India Insurance ties...

Future Generali India Insurance, a joint venture between India’s leading retailer Future Group...

Max Bupa wins the technology award at the fourth edition of India Insurance Awards
Max Bupa wins the technology award at...

Max Bupa has been conferred with top honor for technology maturity at the fourth edition of India...

Research on Fraud in Health Insurance...

Insurance Sector in India is expanding rapidly with stiff competition in the insurance industry....

 Indian millionaires are expected to grow at a strong pace- WealthInsight
Indian millionaires are expected to...

According to a new report from WealthInsight, Indian millionaires are expected to grow at a...

 Insurers to offer products exclusively through specific distribution channel
Insurers to offer products...

      Instead of selling the same insurance products across various distribution channels,...

Family floaters gain as healthcare costs rise
Family floaters gain as healthcare...

In a bid to cut down their health insurance bill, buyers are increasingly turning to family...

Private health insurers cover 65% policy holders
Private health insurers cover 65%...

Around 65 per cent of health insurance policy holders in the country are covered by private...

Vice President Addreses at Diamond Jubilee Celebrations of the Insurance Institute of India, Mumbai
Vice President Addreses at Diamond...

  The Vice President of India Shri M. Hamid Ansari has said that Insurance can mitigate the...

IRDA Exam: Download IC 34 Book as per...

Appearing for IRDA 50 hours examination for Insurance Advisors. You can download the IC34 books...

Max Life Super Term Plan
Max Life Super Term Plan

In an increasingly uncertain world, it is your top priority to ensure that your family continues...

New India Top Up Mediclaim
New India Top Up Mediclaim

SALIENT FEATURES OF THE POLICY This Policy covers In–Patient Hospitalisation Expenses incurred in...

Additional Subjects available in...

Sr. No. Subject Code & Title Credit Points Remark 1 IC 60 - Marine Cargo Insurance...

Online Examination Schedule for December, 2015
Online Examination Schedule for...

     For any queries regarding OnLine Examination please mail at \n This email address is being...

Co-payment in health insurance only after netting hospital discounts: Irdai
Co-payment in health insurance only...

  The Irdai had recently notified that in health insurance policies with co-payment or the...

LIC's recruitment drive for 2 lakh new agents
LIC's recruitment drive for 2 lakh...

With the soaring aim to acquire its market share from private sector companies, Life Insurance...

IRDAI likely to relax corporate agency norms
IRDAI likely to relax corporate...

  The proposed  corporate agency norms that authorizes the  banks to sell a specified percentage...

India nuclear insurance pool with 1500 cr capacity formed
India nuclear insurance pool with...

General Insurance Corporation of India (GIC Re) and 11 other non-life insurers have formed the...

Hannover Re  keen to render reinsurance cover for PMSBY
Hannover Re keen to render...

Hannover Re, the world's third largest reinsurer, has decided to offer reinsurance cover for the...

Capital requirement for health...

The Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (Irda) is on the mind of reducing the...

Insurers keep perpetual bonds at bay

Insurers are staying away from tier-1 perpetual bonds issued by banks because of the lack of...

Guide for Insurance Brokers Exam from...

  Guide for Insurance Brokers Exam from The Insurance Times ( For Online Exam conducted by NIA...

Canara bank inks memorandum with LIC

Canara Bank has entered into a MoU with Life Insurance Corporation of India for offering the...

Insurance behemoth's exposure in...

The financial sector has a pride of place in the equity portfolio of government-owned Life...

IRDAI directs health cover discounts...

The regulator IRDAI  in an attempt to provide the best and cost effective services for the...

Correct anomalies in product pricing:...

The Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI) has directed the  insurers to...

Psychiatric test for pilots likely...

The cost of insurance for aviation companies may rise if the Directorate General of Civil...

June 1 marks the start of a new...

The new service tax rate of 14% will come into effect from June 1, top government sources said,...

Foreign firms show interest for...

With the Indian nuclear insurance pool falling short by Rs.600 crore, some foreign companies have...

Life Insurance Council pushes regulator for 50% concession in re-insurance rate
Life Insurance Council pushes...

   Life Insurance Council has urged the regulator for 50% concession in re-insurance rate on...

'Care' - Health Insurance Policy  from Religare Health Insurance
'Care' - Health Insurance Policy ...

  Religare Health Insurance plan provides a comprehensive coverage, speedy claim settlements and...

Education Plan from Reliance Life Insurance
Education Plan from Reliance Life...

Reliance Education Plan is a non-linked, non-participating, specialist child insurance plan that...

Insurers in Japan expand foreign bond...

  Japanese life insurers are investing in the sovereign bonds of emerging countries such a Roland...

Insurance deal: Ace to buy Chubb for...

  Swiss insurer Ace Ltd, with operations in more than 50 nations, has agreed to purchase US based...

Cancer insurance acquires a key...

  “Cancer insurance is going to be an important segment for the healthcare insurance market and a...

IRDAI moots radical changes in health...

  The regulator is planning massive changes in health insurance, which include more incentive for...

LIC eyes Rs.31,000 cr first premium

  Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) is looking to collect at least Rs.31,000 crore as...

Life Insurance Council takes into...

  Life Insurance Council is working hard towards making the Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima...

LIC surplus jumps by 10.33%  in FY 15
LIC surplus jumps by 10.33% in FY 15

  Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) reported a surplus of Rs.1,803.05 crore in FY 15, up...

GIC Re more interested to acquire...

  State owned reinsurer General Insurance Corporation Re has abandoned its expedition to buy a...

Most Indians without home insurance:...

A survey by Bajaj Allianz General Insurance said although 75 per cent of respondents were aware...

LIC gears up with the recruitment of apprentice officers
LIC gears up with the recruitment of...

  Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) will recruit 5,066 people for the post of Apprentice...

Hearing on SBI Life vs Irdai adjourned

The Securities Appellate Tribunal (SAT) has adjourned an appeal against the IRDAI  in a hearing...

Equity investments be called approved...

The Insurance Regulatory and Development authority of India (IRDAI), in its new draft on...

Agriculture insurance coverage needs...

The insurance coverage in the agriculture sector needs to be enhanced to protect the interest of...

GIC profit scales high to 20% in 2014-15
GIC profit scales high to 20% in 2014-15

State owned re-insurer General Insurance Corporation Re (GIC) has announced a profit of Rs.2,693...

DFS paves way for $3 bn inflow into...

The Department of Financial Services (DFS) has given the green signal to Kotak Mahindra Bank's...

XBRL: An Important Tool for Insurance...

Insurance is necessary for protection against future financial loss from injury, illness,...

Review of the draft "Road Transport ...

  1-Introduction On 13/09/2014, Ministry of Road Transport and Highways, Government of India,...

Insurers appeal NDMA for new building...

Non-life insurers, along with the Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority (Irda), will...

West Bengal leads in Rashtriya...

West Bengal has turned out to be the best performer in the  Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana...

LIC commits Rs. 1.5 lakh cr...

Life Insurance Corporation had committed to invest Rs 1.5 lakh crore in Indian railways over the...

Govt equipped to handle any disaster...

  The government declared that India, after directing  its rescue and relief efforts in...

Applying for Life Insurance Plans Online: Things to Remember
Applying for Life Insurance Plans...

Buying a life insurance is the first step towards protecting yourself and the ones you care...

Different Ways to Accelerate Retirement Savings
Different Ways to Accelerate...

Planning your retirement savings is an important task, as you have to consider the financial...

LIC under invested in banking stocks
LIC under invested in banking stocks

Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) is under invested in banking stocks compared to the...

India First Life penalized by IRDA
India First Life penalized by IRDA

The Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India has imposed Rs. 65 lakh penalty on...

Pre-existing diseases to get...

  The General Insurance Council has given a uniform definition for pre-existing diseases. These...

LIC leaps to support Indian Equity...

  Life Insurance Corporation of India(LIC), India's largest domestic institutional investor,...

Doubts placed by Companies on biz cap

  As per the recent ordinance passed by the IRDAI on licensing of corporate agents which stated...

Llyod in its journey to India

  Encouraged by the government's decision to push insurance reforms, UK-based re-insurance giant...

More demand of Motor products online

A recent report given by Google India and ICICI Lombard General Insurance  has revealed that in...

Cabinet nods the insurance pension...

The Union Cabinet  had approved the operation of three Centre-sponsored insurance and pension...

LIC organises 55th All India Sr. Divisional Mangers' Conference
LIC organises 55th All India Sr....

The 55th All India Sr. Divisional Managers' Conference, annual strategy meeting of LIC of India...

Bajaj Allianz General net profit...

 Bajaj Allianz General Insurance has posted a 37 per cent rise in profit after tax to Rs 562...

United India declares Rs. 301 cr profit

 United India Insurance Company has reported a profit after Tax of Rs 301 crore in 2014-15. The...

Domestic Travel Guard  from Tata AIG General Insurance
Domestic Travel Guard from Tata AIG...

  A holiday is for a great change away from home. But what do you do if you fall ill...

ICICI Pru Smart Life from ICICI Prudential Life Insurance
ICICI Pru Smart Life from ICICI...

  ICICI Prudential Life Insurance has launched a new dual protection unit linked insurance plan...

Micro Insurance - Will initiatives &...

Micro-Insurance - At the moment in practice:From its origin, the concept of insurance remains...

Sigma 1/2015: emerging markets ready...

The latest sigma study, Keeping healthy in the emerging markets: insurance can help (see download...

SBI take into service PwC for valuation, IAG supports Deloitte for JV
SBI take into service PwC for...

State Bank of India  is ardent to divest further stake in its foreign partner Insurance Australia...

Bharti's insurance ventures' zooms high
Bharti's insurance ventures' zooms high

The Bharti group's stake valuation has gone up multiple times in both life and general insurance...

Half of the world's rural population...

A recent ILO report  has revealed that more than half of the world's rural population (56 per...

LIC sets ambitious target for east zone
LIC sets ambitious target for east zone

With the back of a stronger product portfolio and tie-ups with the banks.The LIC is aiming for a...

LIC raises stake in Canara Bank, Bank of Baroda
LIC raises stake in Canara Bank, Bank...

The  Life Insurance Corporation (LIC) has raised stake in state-owned Canara Bank by about 7.7...

IRDAI mulling over e-Insurance

Earlier  the concept of E Insurance was piloted in paperless form through insurance repositories....

Global reinsurers firm steps in India...

After receiving licenses from the Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India which...

GDP in motor insurance to cross Rs....

The gross direct premium earned by general insurance companies from the motor vehicle industry in...

Insurance Demand

The Federation of West Bengal Trade Association has demanded that all markets owned by KMC should...

Popularizing Health Insurance through...

It was a wonderful spectacle to watch millions of people all over India taking to Yoga even...

Munich Re Confirms Riess as Future...

The Supervisory Board of ERGO Versicherungsgruppe AG has appointed Markus Riess to the ERGO Board...

Benett, Coleman to buy majority stake...

Religare Enterprises Ltd (Religare) has decided to sell its 44 percent stake in Aegon Religare...

A single-premium health cover for...

Insurance Regulatory & Development Authority of India (IRDAI)  is on the verge of drawing...

LIC : Towering over the rest

The top 10 insurance companies hold more than Rs 4.56 lakh crore in Indian equities. Life...

Not more than 10% paid-up shares in...

The IRDAI in lieu of the backdrop of the recent hike in the upper cap of foreign direct...

Insurers' valuations may sink

Valuations of insurance companies, tied to banks, are set to plunge, given the new distribution...

Best High Return Investment Options

  Investors often find themselves at cross roads while going through the various investment...

A Comprehensive Guide on Pension Plans

  The basic purpose of pension planning is to create a steady and stable source of income for the...

The importance of insurance to a...

  At times they may seem invincible, but in reality, multinational companies are just as...

Maximize Your Tax Savings in India

Reducing tax liability and maximizing savings in India can done by a three-pronged strategy...

Importance of Family Medical Health...

There has been a rise in lifestyle related diseases and the chances of passing them on to the...

Child Insurance Investment —...

Being a parent is the most responsible job in this world, and every parent has the duty of...

SBI Life Pledges Education to Cancer Affected Children
SBI Life Pledges Education to Cancer...

Taking its Corporate Social Responsibility initiative to newer heights, SBI Life Insurance...

IRDAI to dematerialize High-value insurance
IRDAI to dematerialize High-value...

The Regulator is planning to dematerialize the policies with an annual premium of Rs.50,000 for...

How to Identify Lost or Unclaimed...

  Lost or unclaimed insurance amount as the name suggests are the dormant policy amounts that are...

Health Insurance for Newborn Children...

The birth of a child is always an exciting affair with lots of joy and happiness. However, as a...

Travel Insurance  Policy from Bajaj Allianz General Insurance  Co. Ltd
Travel Insurance Policy from Bajaj...

      Studying abroad in a foreign land entails a lot of risk. Medical expenses in foreign...

Home Shield Insurance from Royal Sundaram Alliance Insurance
Home Shield Insurance from Royal...

      Home Shield is a comprehensive Home Insurance Policy which offers protection to your home...

Association of third party administrators seeks clarity
Association of third party...

The public interest litigation (PIL)  filed in the Bombay High Court by activist Gaurang Damani...

SC declares Compulsory retirement for misappropriation
SC declares Compulsory retirement for...

The Supreme Court has declared a  compulsory retirement to an LIC cashier for misappropriating...

IRDA asks Insurers to devise simple, low cost products
IRDA asks Insurers to devise simple,...

      In a review meeting which was held  on the performance of the public sector insurance...

Life insurers asked to submit data: IRDA
Life insurers asked to submit data: IRDA

The sectoral regulator IRDA has asked life insurance companies to submit data for the last four...

Benefits of Buying Term Life...

      Term life insurance policy is a kind of policy that offers coverage for a limited term (as...

Understanding Mediclaim Better –...

      Investing in a good medical insurance policy has become more crucial than ever, especially...

Disaster Management

      Disaster Management is the discipline of dealing with and avoiding risks. It is a...

E-mail spoofing using the domain irda.gov.org
E-mail spoofing using the domain...

From IRDA: It has come to our notice that certain unscrupulous entities/persons have allegedly...

POST GRADUATE DIPLOMA ON HEALTH INSURANCE IN COLLABORATION WITH UNIVERSITY OF MUMBAI
POST GRADUATE DIPLOMA ON HEALTH...

Health insurance has become a vital component of the Indian insurance industry and is growing at...

Deadline of 60 days for- Life insurance payouts
Deadline of 60 days for- Life...

      At present the mandate demands that all claims have to be settled within six months, and...

Tata AIA life joins hands with Citibank
Tata AIA life joins hands with Citibank

Tata AIA Life insurance company has entered into a bancassurance partnership with Citibank to...

One out of every five Private life Insurance claims rejected
One out of every five Private life...

Insurance Fraud has not been seriously addressed in India  Insurers say they are forced to...

LIC  lags private insurers in claims settlement
LIC lags private insurers in claims...

The Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India in its annual report 2013-14 has...

Higher FDI will benefit insurers: Moody's
Higher FDI will benefit insurers:...

      The  Moody's Investors Service believes that a higher foreign investment limit is "credit...

Govt staff, tax payers not eligible under PMJDY
Govt staff, tax payers not eligible...

The Financial Services Department of the Finance Ministry has prepared detailed guidelines for...

Excise duty in vehicles segment fades insurers' hope
Excise duty in vehicles segment fades...

The General  Insurance sector which had hoped for a revival of the sales of automobiles in the...

UII organizes mega insurance convention
UII organizes mega insurance convention

United India Insurance organized a mega insurance advisor's convention 'Make India Insure' in...

Benefit from the Income Tax Slabs for...

      When planning your finances, it is important for you to understand tax slabs and...

BMI & Insurance Rates - How does BMI...

BMI which is the body mass index is an important tool considered by insurance companies in...

Partners of Fraud Company Maples...

Kolkata: Partners of Maples Publications, Amit Gupta & Jitendra Malhotra has been arrested by...

Cigna TTK Health Insurance expands in 5 more cities
Cigna TTK Health Insurance expands in...

Cigna TTK Health Insurance a joint venture between U.S. based global health service leader, Cigna...

Bharti AXA Life launches ‘Elite Advantage’
Bharti AXA Life launches ‘Elite...

Bharti AXA Life Insurance, the private life insurance joint venture between Bharti Enterprises...

Go Paper less ! Secure all your Policies in electronic Insurance A/c (eIA), With SHCIL Insurance Repository (SHCIL-IR) absolutely FREE OF COST
Go Paper less ! Secure all your...

eIA stands for e-Insurance Account or “Electronic Insurance Account” which will safeguard the...

Karnataka Vikas Grameena Bank tiesup with IndiaFirst Life to offer insurance products
Karnataka Vikas Grameena Bank tiesup...

Karnataka Vikas Grameena Bank (KVGB) owned by Government-Sponsored by Syndicate Bank, one of the...

Future Generali India Life Insurance launches the Care Plus Plan
Future Generali India Life Insurance...

Future Generali India Life Insurance Company Limited (FGILI), a joint venture between Future...

Solved Paper for General Insurance Accounts and Regulation of Investment IC46 for associateship
Solved Paper for General Insurance...

Launching of Guide Book for IC46 Plus Mock Test                   Guide...

Get FREE E-Insurance Account
Get FREE E-Insurance Account

You have been enjoying the benefits of Demat account and would have experienced the ease and...

2014 Budget Speech Extracts of Sri Arun Jaitely, Finance Minister, India relating to Direct Tax Proposals
2014 Budget Speech Extracts of Sri...

I do not propose to make any change in the tax rate.  However, with a view to provide relief to...

Budget 2014 - Highlights for Insurance Sector
Budget 2014 - Highlights for...

Budget Speech By Sri Arun Jaitely, Finance Minister The Insurance sector is investment starved....

Budget Reactions from Future Generali India
Budget Reactions from Future Generali...

“The budget announcement on increasing FDI cap in insurance to 49% is a positive step forward. We...

Budget Reaction - Mr. Antony Jacob, CEO, Apollo Munich Health Insurance
Budget Reaction - Mr. Antony Jacob,...

Today's Union Budget speech has certainly brought good news for the insurance sector by the...

Future Generali India Insurance ties up with Punjab & Maharashtra Co-operative Bank
Future Generali India Insurance ties...

Future Generali India Insurance, a joint venture between India’s leading retailer Future Group...

Vice President Addreses at Diamond Jubilee Celebrations of the Insurance Institute of India, Mumbai
Vice President Addreses at Diamond...

  The Vice President of India Shri M. Hamid Ansari has said that Insurance can mitigate the...

IRDA Exam: Download IC 34 Book as per...

Appearing for IRDA 50 hours examination for Insurance Advisors. You can download the IC34 books...

Max Life Super Term Plan
Max Life Super Term Plan

In an increasingly uncertain world, it is your top priority to ensure that your family continues...

New India Top Up Mediclaim
New India Top Up Mediclaim

SALIENT FEATURES OF THE POLICY This Policy covers In–Patient Hospitalisation Expenses incurred in...

Additional Subjects available in...

Sr. No. Subject Code & Title Credit Points Remark 1 IC 60 - Marine Cargo Insurance...

Online Examination Schedule for December, 2015
Online Examination Schedule for...

     For any queries regarding OnLine Examination please mail at \n This email address is being...

Co-payment in health insurance only after netting hospital discounts: Irdai
Co-payment in health insurance only...

  The Irdai had recently notified that in health insurance policies with co-payment or the...

LIC's recruitment drive for 2 lakh new agents
LIC's recruitment drive for 2 lakh...

With the soaring aim to acquire its market share from private sector companies, Life Insurance...

IRDAI likely to relax corporate agency norms
IRDAI likely to relax corporate...

  The proposed  corporate agency norms that authorizes the  banks to sell a specified percentage...

India nuclear insurance pool with 1500 cr capacity formed
India nuclear insurance pool with...

General Insurance Corporation of India (GIC Re) and 11 other non-life insurers have formed the...

Hannover Re  keen to render reinsurance cover for PMSBY
Hannover Re keen to render...

Hannover Re, the world's third largest reinsurer, has decided to offer reinsurance cover for the...

Capital requirement for health...

The Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (Irda) is on the mind of reducing the...

Insurers keep perpetual bonds at bay

Insurers are staying away from tier-1 perpetual bonds issued by banks because of the lack of...

Guide for Insurance Brokers Exam from...

  Guide for Insurance Brokers Exam from The Insurance Times ( For Online Exam conducted by NIA...

Canara bank inks memorandum with LIC

Canara Bank has entered into a MoU with Life Insurance Corporation of India for offering the...

Insurance behemoth's exposure in...

The financial sector has a pride of place in the equity portfolio of government-owned Life...

IRDAI directs health cover discounts...

The regulator IRDAI  in an attempt to provide the best and cost effective services for the...

Correct anomalies in product pricing:...

The Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI) has directed the  insurers to...

Psychiatric test for pilots likely...

The cost of insurance for aviation companies may rise if the Directorate General of Civil...

June 1 marks the start of a new...

The new service tax rate of 14% will come into effect from June 1, top government sources said,...

Foreign firms show interest for...

With the Indian nuclear insurance pool falling short by Rs.600 crore, some foreign companies have...

Life Insurance Council pushes regulator for 50% concession in re-insurance rate
Life Insurance Council pushes...

   Life Insurance Council has urged the regulator for 50% concession in re-insurance rate on...

'Care' - Health Insurance Policy  from Religare Health Insurance
'Care' - Health Insurance Policy ...

  Religare Health Insurance plan provides a comprehensive coverage, speedy claim settlements and...

Education Plan from Reliance Life Insurance
Education Plan from Reliance Life...

Reliance Education Plan is a non-linked, non-participating, specialist child insurance plan that...

Insurers in Japan expand foreign bond...

  Japanese life insurers are investing in the sovereign bonds of emerging countries such a Roland...

Insurance deal: Ace to buy Chubb for...

  Swiss insurer Ace Ltd, with operations in more than 50 nations, has agreed to purchase US based...

Cancer insurance acquires a key...

  “Cancer insurance is going to be an important segment for the healthcare insurance market and a...

IRDAI moots radical changes in health...

  The regulator is planning massive changes in health insurance, which include more incentive for...

LIC eyes Rs.31,000 cr first premium

  Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) is looking to collect at least Rs.31,000 crore as...

Life Insurance Council takes into...

  Life Insurance Council is working hard towards making the Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima...

LIC surplus jumps by 10.33%  in FY 15
LIC surplus jumps by 10.33% in FY 15

  Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) reported a surplus of Rs.1,803.05 crore in FY 15, up...

GIC Re more interested to acquire...

  State owned reinsurer General Insurance Corporation Re has abandoned its expedition to buy a...

Most Indians without home insurance:...

A survey by Bajaj Allianz General Insurance said although 75 per cent of respondents were aware...

LIC gears up with the recruitment of apprentice officers
LIC gears up with the recruitment of...

  Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) will recruit 5,066 people for the post of Apprentice...

Hearing on SBI Life vs Irdai adjourned

The Securities Appellate Tribunal (SAT) has adjourned an appeal against the IRDAI  in a hearing...

Equity investments be called approved...

The Insurance Regulatory and Development authority of India (IRDAI), in its new draft on...

Agriculture insurance coverage needs...

The insurance coverage in the agriculture sector needs to be enhanced to protect the interest of...

GIC profit scales high to 20% in 2014-15
GIC profit scales high to 20% in 2014-15

State owned re-insurer General Insurance Corporation Re (GIC) has announced a profit of Rs.2,693...

DFS paves way for $3 bn inflow into...

The Department of Financial Services (DFS) has given the green signal to Kotak Mahindra Bank's...

XBRL: An Important Tool for Insurance...

Insurance is necessary for protection against future financial loss from injury, illness,...

Review of the draft "Road Transport ...

  1-Introduction On 13/09/2014, Ministry of Road Transport and Highways, Government of India,...

Insurers appeal NDMA for new building...

Non-life insurers, along with the Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority (Irda), will...

West Bengal leads in Rashtriya...

West Bengal has turned out to be the best performer in the  Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana...

LIC commits Rs. 1.5 lakh cr...

Life Insurance Corporation had committed to invest Rs 1.5 lakh crore in Indian railways over the...

Govt equipped to handle any disaster...

  The government declared that India, after directing  its rescue and relief efforts in...

Applying for Life Insurance Plans Online: Things to Remember
Applying for Life Insurance Plans...

Buying a life insurance is the first step towards protecting yourself and the ones you care...

Different Ways to Accelerate Retirement Savings
Different Ways to Accelerate...

Planning your retirement savings is an important task, as you have to consider the financial...

LIC under invested in banking stocks
LIC under invested in banking stocks

Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) is under invested in banking stocks compared to the...

India First Life penalized by IRDA
India First Life penalized by IRDA

The Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India has imposed Rs. 65 lakh penalty on...

Pre-existing diseases to get...

  The General Insurance Council has given a uniform definition for pre-existing diseases. These...

LIC leaps to support Indian Equity...

  Life Insurance Corporation of India(LIC), India's largest domestic institutional investor,...

Doubts placed by Companies on biz cap

  As per the recent ordinance passed by the IRDAI on licensing of corporate agents which stated...

Llyod in its journey to India

  Encouraged by the government's decision to push insurance reforms, UK-based re-insurance giant...

More demand of Motor products online

A recent report given by Google India and ICICI Lombard General Insurance  has revealed that in...

Cabinet nods the insurance pension...

The Union Cabinet  had approved the operation of three Centre-sponsored insurance and pension...

LIC organises 55th All India Sr. Divisional Mangers' Conference
LIC organises 55th All India Sr....

The 55th All India Sr. Divisional Managers' Conference, annual strategy meeting of LIC of India...

Bajaj Allianz General net profit...

 Bajaj Allianz General Insurance has posted a 37 per cent rise in profit after tax to Rs 562...

United India declares Rs. 301 cr profit

 United India Insurance Company has reported a profit after Tax of Rs 301 crore in 2014-15. The...

Domestic Travel Guard  from Tata AIG General Insurance
Domestic Travel Guard from Tata AIG...

  A holiday is for a great change away from home. But what do you do if you fall ill...

ICICI Pru Smart Life from ICICI Prudential Life Insurance
ICICI Pru Smart Life from ICICI...

  ICICI Prudential Life Insurance has launched a new dual protection unit linked insurance plan...

Micro Insurance - Will initiatives &...

Micro-Insurance - At the moment in practice:From its origin, the concept of insurance remains...

Sigma 1/2015: emerging markets ready...

The latest sigma study, Keeping healthy in the emerging markets: insurance can help (see download...

SBI take into service PwC for valuation, IAG supports Deloitte for JV
SBI take into service PwC for...

State Bank of India  is ardent to divest further stake in its foreign partner Insurance Australia...

Bharti's insurance ventures' zooms high
Bharti's insurance ventures' zooms high

The Bharti group's stake valuation has gone up multiple times in both life and general insurance...

Half of the world's rural population...

A recent ILO report  has revealed that more than half of the world's rural population (56 per...

LIC sets ambitious target for east zone
LIC sets ambitious target for east zone

With the back of a stronger product portfolio and tie-ups with the banks.The LIC is aiming for a...

LIC raises stake in Canara Bank, Bank of Baroda
LIC raises stake in Canara Bank, Bank...

The  Life Insurance Corporation (LIC) has raised stake in state-owned Canara Bank by about 7.7...

IRDAI mulling over e-Insurance

Earlier  the concept of E Insurance was piloted in paperless form through insurance repositories....

Global reinsurers firm steps in India...

After receiving licenses from the Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India which...

GDP in motor insurance to cross Rs....

The gross direct premium earned by general insurance companies from the motor vehicle industry in...

Insurance Demand

The Federation of West Bengal Trade Association has demanded that all markets owned by KMC should...

Popularizing Health Insurance through...

It was a wonderful spectacle to watch millions of people all over India taking to Yoga even...

Munich Re Confirms Riess as Future...

The Supervisory Board of ERGO Versicherungsgruppe AG has appointed Markus Riess to the ERGO Board...

Benett, Coleman to buy majority stake...

Religare Enterprises Ltd (Religare) has decided to sell its 44 percent stake in Aegon Religare...

A single-premium health cover for...

Insurance Regulatory & Development Authority of India (IRDAI)  is on the verge of drawing...

LIC : Towering over the rest

The top 10 insurance companies hold more than Rs 4.56 lakh crore in Indian equities. Life...

Not more than 10% paid-up shares in...

The IRDAI in lieu of the backdrop of the recent hike in the upper cap of foreign direct...

Insurers' valuations may sink

Valuations of insurance companies, tied to banks, are set to plunge, given the new distribution...

Best High Return Investment Options

  Investors often find themselves at cross roads while going through the various investment...

A Comprehensive Guide on Pension Plans

  The basic purpose of pension planning is to create a steady and stable source of income for the...

The importance of insurance to a...

  At times they may seem invincible, but in reality, multinational companies are just as...

Maximize Your Tax Savings in India

Reducing tax liability and maximizing savings in India can done by a three-pronged strategy...

Importance of Family Medical Health...

There has been a rise in lifestyle related diseases and the chances of passing them on to the...

Child Insurance Investment —...

Being a parent is the most responsible job in this world, and every parent has the duty of...

SBI Life Pledges Education to Cancer Affected Children
SBI Life Pledges Education to Cancer...

Taking its Corporate Social Responsibility initiative to newer heights, SBI Life Insurance...

IRDAI to dematerialize High-value insurance
IRDAI to dematerialize High-value...

The Regulator is planning to dematerialize the policies with an annual premium of Rs.50,000 for...

How to Identify Lost or Unclaimed...

  Lost or unclaimed insurance amount as the name suggests are the dormant policy amounts that are...

Health Insurance for Newborn Children...

The birth of a child is always an exciting affair with lots of joy and happiness. However, as a...

Travel Insurance  Policy from Bajaj Allianz General Insurance  Co. Ltd
Travel Insurance Policy from Bajaj...

      Studying abroad in a foreign land entails a lot of risk. Medical expenses in foreign...

Home Shield Insurance from Royal Sundaram Alliance Insurance
Home Shield Insurance from Royal...

      Home Shield is a comprehensive Home Insurance Policy which offers protection to your home...

Association of third party administrators seeks clarity
Association of third party...

The public interest litigation (PIL)  filed in the Bombay High Court by activist Gaurang Damani...

SC declares Compulsory retirement for misappropriation
SC declares Compulsory retirement for...

The Supreme Court has declared a  compulsory retirement to an LIC cashier for misappropriating...

IRDA asks Insurers to devise simple, low cost products
IRDA asks Insurers to devise simple,...

      In a review meeting which was held  on the performance of the public sector insurance...

Life insurers asked to submit data: IRDA
Life insurers asked to submit data: IRDA

The sectoral regulator IRDA has asked life insurance companies to submit data for the last four...

Vice President Addreses at Diamond Jubilee Celebrations of the Insurance Institute of India, Mumbai
Vice President Addreses at Diamond...

  The Vice President of India Shri M. Hamid Ansari has said that Insurance can mitigate the...

IRDA Exam: Download IC 34 Book as per...

Appearing for IRDA 50 hours examination for Insurance Advisors. You can download the IC34 books...

Max Life Super Term Plan
Max Life Super Term Plan

In an increasingly uncertain world, it is your top priority to ensure that your family continues...

New India Top Up Mediclaim
New India Top Up Mediclaim

SALIENT FEATURES OF THE POLICY This Policy covers In–Patient Hospitalisation Expenses incurred in...

Additional Subjects available in...

Sr. No. Subject Code & Title Credit Points Remark 1 IC 60 - Marine Cargo Insurance...

Online Examination Schedule for December, 2015
Online Examination Schedule for...

     For any queries regarding OnLine Examination please mail at \n This email address is being...

Co-payment in health insurance only after netting hospital discounts: Irdai
Co-payment in health insurance only...

  The Irdai had recently notified that in health insurance policies with co-payment or the...

LIC's recruitment drive for 2 lakh new agents
LIC's recruitment drive for 2 lakh...

With the soaring aim to acquire its market share from private sector companies, Life Insurance...

IRDAI likely to relax corporate agency norms
IRDAI likely to relax corporate...

  The proposed  corporate agency norms that authorizes the  banks to sell a specified percentage...

India nuclear insurance pool with 1500 cr capacity formed
India nuclear insurance pool with...

General Insurance Corporation of India (GIC Re) and 11 other non-life insurers have formed the...

Hannover Re  keen to render reinsurance cover for PMSBY
Hannover Re keen to render...

Hannover Re, the world's third largest reinsurer, has decided to offer reinsurance cover for the...

Capital requirement for health...

The Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (Irda) is on the mind of reducing the...

Insurers keep perpetual bonds at bay

Insurers are staying away from tier-1 perpetual bonds issued by banks because of the lack of...

Guide for Insurance Brokers Exam from...

  Guide for Insurance Brokers Exam from The Insurance Times ( For Online Exam conducted by NIA...

Canara bank inks memorandum with LIC

Canara Bank has entered into a MoU with Life Insurance Corporation of India for offering the...

Insurance behemoth's exposure in...

The financial sector has a pride of place in the equity portfolio of government-owned Life...

IRDAI directs health cover discounts...

The regulator IRDAI  in an attempt to provide the best and cost effective services for the...

Correct anomalies in product pricing:...

The Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI) has directed the  insurers to...

Psychiatric test for pilots likely...

The cost of insurance for aviation companies may rise if the Directorate General of Civil...

June 1 marks the start of a new...

The new service tax rate of 14% will come into effect from June 1, top government sources said,...

Foreign firms show interest for...

With the Indian nuclear insurance pool falling short by Rs.600 crore, some foreign companies have...

Life Insurance Council pushes regulator for 50% concession in re-insurance rate
Life Insurance Council pushes...

   Life Insurance Council has urged the regulator for 50% concession in re-insurance rate on...

'Care' - Health Insurance Policy  from Religare Health Insurance
'Care' - Health Insurance Policy ...

  Religare Health Insurance plan provides a comprehensive coverage, speedy claim settlements and...

Education Plan from Reliance Life Insurance
Education Plan from Reliance Life...

Reliance Education Plan is a non-linked, non-participating, specialist child insurance plan that...

Insurers in Japan expand foreign bond...

  Japanese life insurers are investing in the sovereign bonds of emerging countries such a Roland...

Insurance deal: Ace to buy Chubb for...

  Swiss insurer Ace Ltd, with operations in more than 50 nations, has agreed to purchase US based...

Cancer insurance acquires a key...

  “Cancer insurance is going to be an important segment for the healthcare insurance market and a...

IRDAI moots radical changes in health...

  The regulator is planning massive changes in health insurance, which include more incentive for...

LIC eyes Rs.31,000 cr first premium

  Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) is looking to collect at least Rs.31,000 crore as...

Life Insurance Council takes into...

  Life Insurance Council is working hard towards making the Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima...

LIC surplus jumps by 10.33%  in FY 15
LIC surplus jumps by 10.33% in FY 15

  Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) reported a surplus of Rs.1,803.05 crore in FY 15, up...

GIC Re more interested to acquire...

  State owned reinsurer General Insurance Corporation Re has abandoned its expedition to buy a...

Most Indians without home insurance:...

A survey by Bajaj Allianz General Insurance said although 75 per cent of respondents were aware...

LIC gears up with the recruitment of apprentice officers
LIC gears up with the recruitment of...

  Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) will recruit 5,066 people for the post of Apprentice...

Hearing on SBI Life vs Irdai adjourned

The Securities Appellate Tribunal (SAT) has adjourned an appeal against the IRDAI  in a hearing...

Equity investments be called approved...

The Insurance Regulatory and Development authority of India (IRDAI), in its new draft on...

Agriculture insurance coverage needs...

The insurance coverage in the agriculture sector needs to be enhanced to protect the interest of...

GIC profit scales high to 20% in 2014-15
GIC profit scales high to 20% in 2014-15

State owned re-insurer General Insurance Corporation Re (GIC) has announced a profit of Rs.2,693...

DFS paves way for $3 bn inflow into...

The Department of Financial Services (DFS) has given the green signal to Kotak Mahindra Bank's...

XBRL: An Important Tool for Insurance...

Insurance is necessary for protection against future financial loss from injury, illness,...

Review of the draft "Road Transport ...

  1-Introduction On 13/09/2014, Ministry of Road Transport and Highways, Government of India,...

Insurers appeal NDMA for new building...

Non-life insurers, along with the Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority (Irda), will...

West Bengal leads in Rashtriya...

West Bengal has turned out to be the best performer in the  Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana...

LIC commits Rs. 1.5 lakh cr...

Life Insurance Corporation had committed to invest Rs 1.5 lakh crore in Indian railways over the...

Govt equipped to handle any disaster...

  The government declared that India, after directing  its rescue and relief efforts in...

Applying for Life Insurance Plans Online: Things to Remember
Applying for Life Insurance Plans...

Buying a life insurance is the first step towards protecting yourself and the ones you care...

Different Ways to Accelerate Retirement Savings
Different Ways to Accelerate...

Planning your retirement savings is an important task, as you have to consider the financial...

LIC under invested in banking stocks
LIC under invested in banking stocks

Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) is under invested in banking stocks compared to the...

India First Life penalized by IRDA
India First Life penalized by IRDA

The Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India has imposed Rs. 65 lakh penalty on...

Pre-existing diseases to get...

  The General Insurance Council has given a uniform definition for pre-existing diseases. These...

LIC leaps to support Indian Equity...

  Life Insurance Corporation of India(LIC), India's largest domestic institutional investor,...

Doubts placed by Companies on biz cap

  As per the recent ordinance passed by the IRDAI on licensing of corporate agents which stated...

Llyod in its journey to India

  Encouraged by the government's decision to push insurance reforms, UK-based re-insurance giant...

More demand of Motor products online

A recent report given by Google India and ICICI Lombard General Insurance  has revealed that in...

Cabinet nods the insurance pension...

The Union Cabinet  had approved the operation of three Centre-sponsored insurance and pension...

LIC organises 55th All India Sr. Divisional Mangers' Conference
LIC organises 55th All India Sr....

The 55th All India Sr. Divisional Managers' Conference, annual strategy meeting of LIC of India...

Bajaj Allianz General net profit...

 Bajaj Allianz General Insurance has posted a 37 per cent rise in profit after tax to Rs 562...

United India declares Rs. 301 cr profit

 United India Insurance Company has reported a profit after Tax of Rs 301 crore in 2014-15. The...

Domestic Travel Guard  from Tata AIG General Insurance
Domestic Travel Guard from Tata AIG...

  A holiday is for a great change away from home. But what do you do if you fall ill...

ICICI Pru Smart Life from ICICI Prudential Life Insurance
ICICI Pru Smart Life from ICICI...

  ICICI Prudential Life Insurance has launched a new dual protection unit linked insurance plan...

Micro Insurance - Will initiatives &...

Micro-Insurance - At the moment in practice:From its origin, the concept of insurance remains...

Sigma 1/2015: emerging markets ready...

The latest sigma study, Keeping healthy in the emerging markets: insurance can help (see download...

SBI take into service PwC for valuation, IAG supports Deloitte for JV
SBI take into service PwC for...

State Bank of India  is ardent to divest further stake in its foreign partner Insurance Australia...

Bharti's insurance ventures' zooms high
Bharti's insurance ventures' zooms high

The Bharti group's stake valuation has gone up multiple times in both life and general insurance...

Half of the world's rural population...

A recent ILO report  has revealed that more than half of the world's rural population (56 per...

LIC sets ambitious target for east zone
LIC sets ambitious target for east zone

With the back of a stronger product portfolio and tie-ups with the banks.The LIC is aiming for a...

LIC raises stake in Canara Bank, Bank of Baroda
LIC raises stake in Canara Bank, Bank...

The  Life Insurance Corporation (LIC) has raised stake in state-owned Canara Bank by about 7.7...

IRDAI mulling over e-Insurance

Earlier  the concept of E Insurance was piloted in paperless form through insurance repositories....

Global reinsurers firm steps in India...

After receiving licenses from the Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India which...

GDP in motor insurance to cross Rs....

The gross direct premium earned by general insurance companies from the motor vehicle industry in...

Insurance Demand

The Federation of West Bengal Trade Association has demanded that all markets owned by KMC should...

Popularizing Health Insurance through...

It was a wonderful spectacle to watch millions of people all over India taking to Yoga even...

Munich Re Confirms Riess as Future...

The Supervisory Board of ERGO Versicherungsgruppe AG has appointed Markus Riess to the ERGO Board...

Benett, Coleman to buy majority stake...

Religare Enterprises Ltd (Religare) has decided to sell its 44 percent stake in Aegon Religare...

A single-premium health cover for...

Insurance Regulatory & Development Authority of India (IRDAI)  is on the verge of drawing...

LIC : Towering over the rest

The top 10 insurance companies hold more than Rs 4.56 lakh crore in Indian equities. Life...

Not more than 10% paid-up shares in...

The IRDAI in lieu of the backdrop of the recent hike in the upper cap of foreign direct...

Insurers' valuations may sink

Valuations of insurance companies, tied to banks, are set to plunge, given the new distribution...

Best High Return Investment Options

  Investors often find themselves at cross roads while going through the various investment...

A Comprehensive Guide on Pension Plans

  The basic purpose of pension planning is to create a steady and stable source of income for the...

The importance of insurance to a...

  At times they may seem invincible, but in reality, multinational companies are just as...

Maximize Your Tax Savings in India

Reducing tax liability and maximizing savings in India can done by a three-pronged strategy...

Importance of Family Medical Health...

There has been a rise in lifestyle related diseases and the chances of passing them on to the...

Child Insurance Investment —...

Being a parent is the most responsible job in this world, and every parent has the duty of...

SBI Life Pledges Education to Cancer Affected Children
SBI Life Pledges Education to Cancer...

Taking its Corporate Social Responsibility initiative to newer heights, SBI Life Insurance...

IRDAI to dematerialize High-value insurance
IRDAI to dematerialize High-value...

The Regulator is planning to dematerialize the policies with an annual premium of Rs.50,000 for...

How to Identify Lost or Unclaimed...

  Lost or unclaimed insurance amount as the name suggests are the dormant policy amounts that are...

Health Insurance for Newborn Children...

The birth of a child is always an exciting affair with lots of joy and happiness. However, as a...

Travel Insurance  Policy from Bajaj Allianz General Insurance  Co. Ltd
Travel Insurance Policy from Bajaj...

      Studying abroad in a foreign land entails a lot of risk. Medical expenses in foreign...

Home Shield Insurance from Royal Sundaram Alliance Insurance
Home Shield Insurance from Royal...

      Home Shield is a comprehensive Home Insurance Policy which offers protection to your home...

Association of third party administrators seeks clarity
Association of third party...

The public interest litigation (PIL)  filed in the Bombay High Court by activist Gaurang Damani...

SC declares Compulsory retirement for misappropriation
SC declares Compulsory retirement for...

The Supreme Court has declared a  compulsory retirement to an LIC cashier for misappropriating...

IRDA asks Insurers to devise simple, low cost products
IRDA asks Insurers to devise simple,...

      In a review meeting which was held  on the performance of the public sector insurance...

Life insurers asked to submit data: IRDA
Life insurers asked to submit data: IRDA

The sectoral regulator IRDA has asked life insurance companies to submit data for the last four...

Benefits of Buying Term Life...

      Term life insurance policy is a kind of policy that offers coverage for a limited term (as...

Understanding Mediclaim Better –...

      Investing in a good medical insurance policy has become more crucial than ever, especially...

Disaster Management

      Disaster Management is the discipline of dealing with and avoiding risks. It is a...

E-mail spoofing using the domain irda.gov.org
E-mail spoofing using the domain...

From IRDA: It has come to our notice that certain unscrupulous entities/persons have allegedly...

POST GRADUATE DIPLOMA ON HEALTH INSURANCE IN COLLABORATION WITH UNIVERSITY OF MUMBAI
POST GRADUATE DIPLOMA ON HEALTH...

Health insurance has become a vital component of the Indian insurance industry and is growing at...

Deadline of 60 days for- Life insurance payouts
Deadline of 60 days for- Life...

      At present the mandate demands that all claims have to be settled within six months, and...

Tata AIA life joins hands with Citibank
Tata AIA life joins hands with Citibank

Tata AIA Life insurance company has entered into a bancassurance partnership with Citibank to...

One out of every five Private life Insurance claims rejected
One out of every five Private life...

Insurance Fraud has not been seriously addressed in India  Insurers say they are forced to...

LIC  lags private insurers in claims settlement
LIC lags private insurers in claims...

The Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India in its annual report 2013-14 has...

Higher FDI will benefit insurers: Moody's
Higher FDI will benefit insurers:...

      The  Moody's Investors Service believes that a higher foreign investment limit is "credit...

Govt staff, tax payers not eligible under PMJDY
Govt staff, tax payers not eligible...

The Financial Services Department of the Finance Ministry has prepared detailed guidelines for...

Excise duty in vehicles segment fades insurers' hope
Excise duty in vehicles segment fades...

The General  Insurance sector which had hoped for a revival of the sales of automobiles in the...

UII organizes mega insurance convention
UII organizes mega insurance convention

United India Insurance organized a mega insurance advisor's convention 'Make India Insure' in...

Benefit from the Income Tax Slabs for...

      When planning your finances, it is important for you to understand tax slabs and...

BMI & Insurance Rates - How does BMI...

BMI which is the body mass index is an important tool considered by insurance companies in...

Partners of Fraud Company Maples...

Kolkata: Partners of Maples Publications, Amit Gupta & Jitendra Malhotra has been arrested by...

Cigna TTK Health Insurance expands in 5 more cities
Cigna TTK Health Insurance expands in...

Cigna TTK Health Insurance a joint venture between U.S. based global health service leader, Cigna...

Bharti AXA Life launches ‘Elite Advantage’
Bharti AXA Life launches ‘Elite...

Bharti AXA Life Insurance, the private life insurance joint venture between Bharti Enterprises...

Go Paper less ! Secure all your Policies in electronic Insurance A/c (eIA), With SHCIL Insurance Repository (SHCIL-IR) absolutely FREE OF COST
Go Paper less ! Secure all your...

eIA stands for e-Insurance Account or “Electronic Insurance Account” which will safeguard the...

Karnataka Vikas Grameena Bank tiesup with IndiaFirst Life to offer insurance products
Karnataka Vikas Grameena Bank tiesup...

Karnataka Vikas Grameena Bank (KVGB) owned by Government-Sponsored by Syndicate Bank, one of the...

Future Generali India Life Insurance launches the Care Plus Plan
Future Generali India Life Insurance...

Future Generali India Life Insurance Company Limited (FGILI), a joint venture between Future...

Solved Paper for General Insurance Accounts and Regulation of Investment IC46 for associateship
Solved Paper for General Insurance...

Launching of Guide Book for IC46 Plus Mock Test                   Guide...

Get FREE E-Insurance Account
Get FREE E-Insurance Account

You have been enjoying the benefits of Demat account and would have experienced the ease and...

Vice President Addreses at Diamond Jubilee Celebrations of the Insurance Institute of India, Mumbai
Vice President Addreses at Diamond...

  The Vice President of India Shri M. Hamid Ansari has said that Insurance can mitigate the...

IRDA Exam: Download IC 34 Book as per...

Appearing for IRDA 50 hours examination for Insurance Advisors. You can download the IC34 books...

Max Life Super Term Plan
Max Life Super Term Plan

In an increasingly uncertain world, it is your top priority to ensure that your family continues...

New India Top Up Mediclaim
New India Top Up Mediclaim

SALIENT FEATURES OF THE POLICY This Policy covers In–Patient Hospitalisation Expenses incurred in...

Additional Subjects available in...

Sr. No. Subject Code & Title Credit Points Remark 1 IC 60 - Marine Cargo Insurance...

Online Examination Schedule for December, 2015
Online Examination Schedule for...

     For any queries regarding OnLine Examination please mail at \n This email address is being...

Co-payment in health insurance only after netting hospital discounts: Irdai
Co-payment in health insurance only...

  The Irdai had recently notified that in health insurance policies with co-payment or the...

LIC's recruitment drive for 2 lakh new agents
LIC's recruitment drive for 2 lakh...

With the soaring aim to acquire its market share from private sector companies, Life Insurance...

IRDAI likely to relax corporate agency norms
IRDAI likely to relax corporate...

  The proposed  corporate agency norms that authorizes the  banks to sell a specified percentage...

India nuclear insurance pool with 1500 cr capacity formed
India nuclear insurance pool with...

General Insurance Corporation of India (GIC Re) and 11 other non-life insurers have formed the...

Hannover Re  keen to render reinsurance cover for PMSBY
Hannover Re keen to render...

Hannover Re, the world's third largest reinsurer, has decided to offer reinsurance cover for the...

Capital requirement for health...

The Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (Irda) is on the mind of reducing the...

Insurers keep perpetual bonds at bay

Insurers are staying away from tier-1 perpetual bonds issued by banks because of the lack of...

Guide for Insurance Brokers Exam from...

  Guide for Insurance Brokers Exam from The Insurance Times ( For Online Exam conducted by NIA...

Canara bank inks memorandum with LIC

Canara Bank has entered into a MoU with Life Insurance Corporation of India for offering the...

Insurance behemoth's exposure in...

The financial sector has a pride of place in the equity portfolio of government-owned Life...

IRDAI directs health cover discounts...

The regulator IRDAI  in an attempt to provide the best and cost effective services for the...

Correct anomalies in product pricing:...

The Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI) has directed the  insurers to...

Psychiatric test for pilots likely...

The cost of insurance for aviation companies may rise if the Directorate General of Civil...

June 1 marks the start of a new...

The new service tax rate of 14% will come into effect from June 1, top government sources said,...

Foreign firms show interest for...

With the Indian nuclear insurance pool falling short by Rs.600 crore, some foreign companies have...

Life Insurance Council pushes regulator for 50% concession in re-insurance rate
Life Insurance Council pushes...

   Life Insurance Council has urged the regulator for 50% concession in re-insurance rate on...

'Care' - Health Insurance Policy  from Religare Health Insurance
'Care' - Health Insurance Policy ...

  Religare Health Insurance plan provides a comprehensive coverage, speedy claim settlements and...

Education Plan from Reliance Life Insurance
Education Plan from Reliance Life...

Reliance Education Plan is a non-linked, non-participating, specialist child insurance plan that...

Insurers in Japan expand foreign bond...

  Japanese life insurers are investing in the sovereign bonds of emerging countries such a Roland...

Insurance deal: Ace to buy Chubb for...

  Swiss insurer Ace Ltd, with operations in more than 50 nations, has agreed to purchase US based...

Cancer insurance acquires a key...

  “Cancer insurance is going to be an important segment for the healthcare insurance market and a...

IRDAI moots radical changes in health...

  The regulator is planning massive changes in health insurance, which include more incentive for...

LIC eyes Rs.31,000 cr first premium

  Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) is looking to collect at least Rs.31,000 crore as...

Life Insurance Council takes into...

  Life Insurance Council is working hard towards making the Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima...

LIC surplus jumps by 10.33%  in FY 15
LIC surplus jumps by 10.33% in FY 15

  Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) reported a surplus of Rs.1,803.05 crore in FY 15, up...

GIC Re more interested to acquire...

  State owned reinsurer General Insurance Corporation Re has abandoned its expedition to buy a...

Most Indians without home insurance:...

A survey by Bajaj Allianz General Insurance said although 75 per cent of respondents were aware...

LIC gears up with the recruitment of apprentice officers
LIC gears up with the recruitment of...

  Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) will recruit 5,066 people for the post of Apprentice...

Hearing on SBI Life vs Irdai adjourned

The Securities Appellate Tribunal (SAT) has adjourned an appeal against the IRDAI  in a hearing...

Equity investments be called approved...

The Insurance Regulatory and Development authority of India (IRDAI), in its new draft on...

Agriculture insurance coverage needs...

The insurance coverage in the agriculture sector needs to be enhanced to protect the interest of...

GIC profit scales high to 20% in 2014-15
GIC profit scales high to 20% in 2014-15

State owned re-insurer General Insurance Corporation Re (GIC) has announced a profit of Rs.2,693...

DFS paves way for $3 bn inflow into...

The Department of Financial Services (DFS) has given the green signal to Kotak Mahindra Bank's...

XBRL: An Important Tool for Insurance...

Insurance is necessary for protection against future financial loss from injury, illness,...

Review of the draft "Road Transport ...

  1-Introduction On 13/09/2014, Ministry of Road Transport and Highways, Government of India,...

Insurers appeal NDMA for new building...

Non-life insurers, along with the Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority (Irda), will...

West Bengal leads in Rashtriya...

West Bengal has turned out to be the best performer in the  Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana...

LIC commits Rs. 1.5 lakh cr...

Life Insurance Corporation had committed to invest Rs 1.5 lakh crore in Indian railways over the...

Govt equipped to handle any disaster...

  The government declared that India, after directing  its rescue and relief efforts in...

Applying for Life Insurance Plans Online: Things to Remember
Applying for Life Insurance Plans...

Buying a life insurance is the first step towards protecting yourself and the ones you care...

Different Ways to Accelerate Retirement Savings
Different Ways to Accelerate...

Planning your retirement savings is an important task, as you have to consider the financial...

LIC under invested in banking stocks
LIC under invested in banking stocks

Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) is under invested in banking stocks compared to the...

India First Life penalized by IRDA
India First Life penalized by IRDA

The Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India has imposed Rs. 65 lakh penalty on...

Pre-existing diseases to get...

  The General Insurance Council has given a uniform definition for pre-existing diseases. These...

LIC leaps to support Indian Equity...

  Life Insurance Corporation of India(LIC), India's largest domestic institutional investor,...

Doubts placed by Companies on biz cap

  As per the recent ordinance passed by the IRDAI on licensing of corporate agents which stated...

Llyod in its journey to India

  Encouraged by the government's decision to push insurance reforms, UK-based re-insurance giant...

More demand of Motor products online

A recent report given by Google India and ICICI Lombard General Insurance  has revealed that in...

Cabinet nods the insurance pension...

The Union Cabinet  had approved the operation of three Centre-sponsored insurance and pension...

LIC organises 55th All India Sr. Divisional Mangers' Conference
LIC organises 55th All India Sr....

The 55th All India Sr. Divisional Managers' Conference, annual strategy meeting of LIC of India...

Bajaj Allianz General net profit...

 Bajaj Allianz General Insurance has posted a 37 per cent rise in profit after tax to Rs 562...

United India declares Rs. 301 cr profit

 United India Insurance Company has reported a profit after Tax of Rs 301 crore in 2014-15. The...

Domestic Travel Guard  from Tata AIG General Insurance
Domestic Travel Guard from Tata AIG...

  A holiday is for a great change away from home. But what do you do if you fall ill...

ICICI Pru Smart Life from ICICI Prudential Life Insurance
ICICI Pru Smart Life from ICICI...

  ICICI Prudential Life Insurance has launched a new dual protection unit linked insurance plan...

Micro Insurance - Will initiatives &...

Micro-Insurance - At the moment in practice:From its origin, the concept of insurance remains...

Sigma 1/2015: emerging markets ready...

The latest sigma study, Keeping healthy in the emerging markets: insurance can help (see download...

SBI take into service PwC for valuation, IAG supports Deloitte for JV
SBI take into service PwC for...

State Bank of India  is ardent to divest further stake in its foreign partner Insurance Australia...

Bharti's insurance ventures' zooms high
Bharti's insurance ventures' zooms high

The Bharti group's stake valuation has gone up multiple times in both life and general insurance...

Half of the world's rural population...

A recent ILO report  has revealed that more than half of the world's rural population (56 per...

LIC sets ambitious target for east zone
LIC sets ambitious target for east zone

With the back of a stronger product portfolio and tie-ups with the banks.The LIC is aiming for a...

LIC raises stake in Canara Bank, Bank of Baroda
LIC raises stake in Canara Bank, Bank...

The  Life Insurance Corporation (LIC) has raised stake in state-owned Canara Bank by about 7.7...

IRDAI mulling over e-Insurance

Earlier  the concept of E Insurance was piloted in paperless form through insurance repositories....

Global reinsurers firm steps in India...

After receiving licenses from the Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India which...

GDP in motor insurance to cross Rs....

The gross direct premium earned by general insurance companies from the motor vehicle industry in...

Insurance Demand

The Federation of West Bengal Trade Association has demanded that all markets owned by KMC should...

Popularizing Health Insurance through...

It was a wonderful spectacle to watch millions of people all over India taking to Yoga even...

Munich Re Confirms Riess as Future...

The Supervisory Board of ERGO Versicherungsgruppe AG has appointed Markus Riess to the ERGO Board...

Benett, Coleman to buy majority stake...

Religare Enterprises Ltd (Religare) has decided to sell its 44 percent stake in Aegon Religare...

A single-premium health cover for...

Insurance Regulatory & Development Authority of India (IRDAI)  is on the verge of drawing...

LIC : Towering over the rest

The top 10 insurance companies hold more than Rs 4.56 lakh crore in Indian equities. Life...

Not more than 10% paid-up shares in...

The IRDAI in lieu of the backdrop of the recent hike in the upper cap of foreign direct...

Insurers' valuations may sink

Valuations of insurance companies, tied to banks, are set to plunge, given the new distribution...

Best High Return Investment Options

  Investors often find themselves at cross roads while going through the various investment...

A Comprehensive Guide on Pension Plans

  The basic purpose of pension planning is to create a steady and stable source of income for the...

The importance of insurance to a...

  At times they may seem invincible, but in reality, multinational companies are just as...

Maximize Your Tax Savings in India

Reducing tax liability and maximizing savings in India can done by a three-pronged strategy...

Importance of Family Medical Health...

There has been a rise in lifestyle related diseases and the chances of passing them on to the...

Child Insurance Investment —...

Being a parent is the most responsible job in this world, and every parent has the duty of...

SBI Life Pledges Education to Cancer Affected Children
SBI Life Pledges Education to Cancer...

Taking its Corporate Social Responsibility initiative to newer heights, SBI Life Insurance...

IRDAI to dematerialize High-value insurance
IRDAI to dematerialize High-value...

The Regulator is planning to dematerialize the policies with an annual premium of Rs.50,000 for...

How to Identify Lost or Unclaimed...

  Lost or unclaimed insurance amount as the name suggests are the dormant policy amounts that are...

Health Insurance for Newborn Children...

The birth of a child is always an exciting affair with lots of joy and happiness. However, as a...

Travel Insurance  Policy from Bajaj Allianz General Insurance  Co. Ltd
Travel Insurance Policy from Bajaj...

      Studying abroad in a foreign land entails a lot of risk. Medical expenses in foreign...

Home Shield Insurance from Royal Sundaram Alliance Insurance
Home Shield Insurance from Royal...

      Home Shield is a comprehensive Home Insurance Policy which offers protection to your home...

Association of third party administrators seeks clarity
Association of third party...

The public interest litigation (PIL)  filed in the Bombay High Court by activist Gaurang Damani...

SC declares Compulsory retirement for misappropriation
SC declares Compulsory retirement for...

The Supreme Court has declared a  compulsory retirement to an LIC cashier for misappropriating...

IRDA asks Insurers to devise simple, low cost products
IRDA asks Insurers to devise simple,...

      In a review meeting which was held  on the performance of the public sector insurance...

Life insurers asked to submit data: IRDA
Life insurers asked to submit data: IRDA

The sectoral regulator IRDA has asked life insurance companies to submit data for the last four...

Benefits of Buying Term Life...

      Term life insurance policy is a kind of policy that offers coverage for a limited term (as...

Understanding Mediclaim Better –...

      Investing in a good medical insurance policy has become more crucial than ever, especially...

Disaster Management

      Disaster Management is the discipline of dealing with and avoiding risks. It is a...

E-mail spoofing using the domain irda.gov.org
E-mail spoofing using the domain...

From IRDA: It has come to our notice that certain unscrupulous entities/persons have allegedly...

POST GRADUATE DIPLOMA ON HEALTH INSURANCE IN COLLABORATION WITH UNIVERSITY OF MUMBAI
POST GRADUATE DIPLOMA ON HEALTH...

Health insurance has become a vital component of the Indian insurance industry and is growing at...

Deadline of 60 days for- Life insurance payouts
Deadline of 60 days for- Life...

      At present the mandate demands that all claims have to be settled within six months, and...

Tata AIA life joins hands with Citibank
Tata AIA life joins hands with Citibank

Tata AIA Life insurance company has entered into a bancassurance partnership with Citibank to...

Vice President Addreses at Diamond Jubilee Celebrations of the Insurance Institute of India, Mumbai
Vice President Addreses at Diamond...

  The Vice President of India Shri M. Hamid Ansari has said that Insurance can mitigate the...

IRDA Exam: Download IC 34 Book as per...

Appearing for IRDA 50 hours examination for Insurance Advisors. You can download the IC34 books...

Max Life Super Term Plan
Max Life Super Term Plan

In an increasingly uncertain world, it is your top priority to ensure that your family continues...

New India Top Up Mediclaim
New India Top Up Mediclaim

SALIENT FEATURES OF THE POLICY This Policy covers In–Patient Hospitalisation Expenses incurred in...

Additional Subjects available in...

Sr. No. Subject Code & Title Credit Points Remark 1 IC 60 - Marine Cargo Insurance...

Online Examination Schedule for December, 2015
Online Examination Schedule for...

     For any queries regarding OnLine Examination please mail at \n This email address is being...

Co-payment in health insurance only after netting hospital discounts: Irdai
Co-payment in health insurance only...

  The Irdai had recently notified that in health insurance policies with co-payment or the...

LIC's recruitment drive for 2 lakh new agents
LIC's recruitment drive for 2 lakh...

With the soaring aim to acquire its market share from private sector companies, Life Insurance...

IRDAI likely to relax corporate agency norms
IRDAI likely to relax corporate...

  The proposed  corporate agency norms that authorizes the  banks to sell a specified percentage...

India nuclear insurance pool with 1500 cr capacity formed
India nuclear insurance pool with...

General Insurance Corporation of India (GIC Re) and 11 other non-life insurers have formed the...

Hannover Re  keen to render reinsurance cover for PMSBY
Hannover Re keen to render...

Hannover Re, the world's third largest reinsurer, has decided to offer reinsurance cover for the...

Capital requirement for health...

The Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (Irda) is on the mind of reducing the...

Insurers keep perpetual bonds at bay

Insurers are staying away from tier-1 perpetual bonds issued by banks because of the lack of...

Guide for Insurance Brokers Exam from...

  Guide for Insurance Brokers Exam from The Insurance Times ( For Online Exam conducted by NIA...

Canara bank inks memorandum with LIC

Canara Bank has entered into a MoU with Life Insurance Corporation of India for offering the...

Insurance behemoth's exposure in...

The financial sector has a pride of place in the equity portfolio of government-owned Life...

IRDAI directs health cover discounts...

The regulator IRDAI  in an attempt to provide the best and cost effective services for the...

Correct anomalies in product pricing:...

The Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI) has directed the  insurers to...

Psychiatric test for pilots likely...

The cost of insurance for aviation companies may rise if the Directorate General of Civil...

June 1 marks the start of a new...

The new service tax rate of 14% will come into effect from June 1, top government sources said,...

Foreign firms show interest for...

With the Indian nuclear insurance pool falling short by Rs.600 crore, some foreign companies have...

Life Insurance Council pushes regulator for 50% concession in re-insurance rate
Life Insurance Council pushes...

   Life Insurance Council has urged the regulator for 50% concession in re-insurance rate on...

'Care' - Health Insurance Policy  from Religare Health Insurance
'Care' - Health Insurance Policy ...

  Religare Health Insurance plan provides a comprehensive coverage, speedy claim settlements and...

Education Plan from Reliance Life Insurance
Education Plan from Reliance Life...

Reliance Education Plan is a non-linked, non-participating, specialist child insurance plan that...

Insurers in Japan expand foreign bond...

  Japanese life insurers are investing in the sovereign bonds of emerging countries such a Roland...

Insurance deal: Ace to buy Chubb for...

  Swiss insurer Ace Ltd, with operations in more than 50 nations, has agreed to purchase US based...

Cancer insurance acquires a key...

  “Cancer insurance is going to be an important segment for the healthcare insurance market and a...

IRDAI moots radical changes in health...

  The regulator is planning massive changes in health insurance, which include more incentive for...

LIC eyes Rs.31,000 cr first premium

  Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) is looking to collect at least Rs.31,000 crore as...

Life Insurance Council takes into...

  Life Insurance Council is working hard towards making the Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima...

LIC surplus jumps by 10.33%  in FY 15
LIC surplus jumps by 10.33% in FY 15

  Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) reported a surplus of Rs.1,803.05 crore in FY 15, up...

GIC Re more interested to acquire...

  State owned reinsurer General Insurance Corporation Re has abandoned its expedition to buy a...

Most Indians without home insurance:...

A survey by Bajaj Allianz General Insurance said although 75 per cent of respondents were aware...

LIC gears up with the recruitment of apprentice officers
LIC gears up with the recruitment of...

  Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) will recruit 5,066 people for the post of Apprentice...

Hearing on SBI Life vs Irdai adjourned

The Securities Appellate Tribunal (SAT) has adjourned an appeal against the IRDAI  in a hearing...

Equity investments be called approved...

The Insurance Regulatory and Development authority of India (IRDAI), in its new draft on...

Agriculture insurance coverage needs...

The insurance coverage in the agriculture sector needs to be enhanced to protect the interest of...

GIC profit scales high to 20% in 2014-15
GIC profit scales high to 20% in 2014-15

State owned re-insurer General Insurance Corporation Re (GIC) has announced a profit of Rs.2,693...

DFS paves way for $3 bn inflow into...

The Department of Financial Services (DFS) has given the green signal to Kotak Mahindra Bank's...

XBRL: An Important Tool for Insurance...

Insurance is necessary for protection against future financial loss from injury, illness,...

Review of the draft "Road Transport ...

  1-Introduction On 13/09/2014, Ministry of Road Transport and Highways, Government of India,...

Insurers appeal NDMA for new building...

Non-life insurers, along with the Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority (Irda), will...

West Bengal leads in Rashtriya...

West Bengal has turned out to be the best performer in the  Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana...

LIC commits Rs. 1.5 lakh cr...

Life Insurance Corporation had committed to invest Rs 1.5 lakh crore in Indian railways over the...

Govt equipped to handle any disaster...

  The government declared that India, after directing  its rescue and relief efforts in...

Applying for Life Insurance Plans Online: Things to Remember
Applying for Life Insurance Plans...

Buying a life insurance is the first step towards protecting yourself and the ones you care...

Different Ways to Accelerate Retirement Savings
Different Ways to Accelerate...

Planning your retirement savings is an important task, as you have to consider the financial...

LIC under invested in banking stocks
LIC under invested in banking stocks

Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) is under invested in banking stocks compared to the...

India First Life penalized by IRDA
India First Life penalized by IRDA

The Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India has imposed Rs. 65 lakh penalty on...

Pre-existing diseases to get...

  The General Insurance Council has given a uniform definition for pre-existing diseases. These...

LIC leaps to support Indian Equity...

  Life Insurance Corporation of India(LIC), India's largest domestic institutional investor,...

Doubts placed by Companies on biz cap

  As per the recent ordinance passed by the IRDAI on licensing of corporate agents which stated...

Llyod in its journey to India

  Encouraged by the government's decision to push insurance reforms, UK-based re-insurance giant...

More demand of Motor products online

A recent report given by Google India and ICICI Lombard General Insurance  has revealed that in...

Cabinet nods the insurance pension...

The Union Cabinet  had approved the operation of three Centre-sponsored insurance and pension...

LIC organises 55th All India Sr. Divisional Mangers' Conference
LIC organises 55th All India Sr....

The 55th All India Sr. Divisional Managers' Conference, annual strategy meeting of LIC of India...

Bajaj Allianz General net profit...

 Bajaj Allianz General Insurance has posted a 37 per cent rise in profit after tax to Rs 562...

United India declares Rs. 301 cr profit

 United India Insurance Company has reported a profit after Tax of Rs 301 crore in 2014-15. The...

Domestic Travel Guard  from Tata AIG General Insurance
Domestic Travel Guard from Tata AIG...

  A holiday is for a great change away from home. But what do you do if you fall ill...

ICICI Pru Smart Life from ICICI Prudential Life Insurance
ICICI Pru Smart Life from ICICI...

  ICICI Prudential Life Insurance has launched a new dual protection unit linked insurance plan...

Micro Insurance - Will initiatives &...

Micro-Insurance - At the moment in practice:From its origin, the concept of insurance remains...

Sigma 1/2015: emerging markets ready...

The latest sigma study, Keeping healthy in the emerging markets: insurance can help (see download...

SBI take into service PwC for valuation, IAG supports Deloitte for JV
SBI take into service PwC for...

State Bank of India  is ardent to divest further stake in its foreign partner Insurance Australia...

Bharti's insurance ventures' zooms high
Bharti's insurance ventures' zooms high

The Bharti group's stake valuation has gone up multiple times in both life and general insurance...

Half of the world's rural population...

A recent ILO report  has revealed that more than half of the world's rural population (56 per...

LIC sets ambitious target for east zone
LIC sets ambitious target for east zone

With the back of a stronger product portfolio and tie-ups with the banks.The LIC is aiming for a...

LIC raises stake in Canara Bank, Bank of Baroda
LIC raises stake in Canara Bank, Bank...

The  Life Insurance Corporation (LIC) has raised stake in state-owned Canara Bank by about 7.7...

IRDAI mulling over e-Insurance

Earlier  the concept of E Insurance was piloted in paperless form through insurance repositories....

Global reinsurers firm steps in India...

After receiving licenses from the Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India which...

GDP in motor insurance to cross Rs....

The gross direct premium earned by general insurance companies from the motor vehicle industry in...

Insurance Demand

The Federation of West Bengal Trade Association has demanded that all markets owned by KMC should...

Popularizing Health Insurance through...

It was a wonderful spectacle to watch millions of people all over India taking to Yoga even...

Munich Re Confirms Riess as Future...

The Supervisory Board of ERGO Versicherungsgruppe AG has appointed Markus Riess to the ERGO Board...

Benett, Coleman to buy majority stake...

Religare Enterprises Ltd (Religare) has decided to sell its 44 percent stake in Aegon Religare...

A single-premium health cover for...

Insurance Regulatory & Development Authority of India (IRDAI)  is on the verge of drawing...

LIC : Towering over the rest

The top 10 insurance companies hold more than Rs 4.56 lakh crore in Indian equities. Life...

Not more than 10% paid-up shares in...

The IRDAI in lieu of the backdrop of the recent hike in the upper cap of foreign direct...

Insurers' valuations may sink

Valuations of insurance companies, tied to banks, are set to plunge, given the new distribution...

Best High Return Investment Options

  Investors often find themselves at cross roads while going through the various investment...

A Comprehensive Guide on Pension Plans

  The basic purpose of pension planning is to create a steady and stable source of income for the...

The importance of insurance to a...

  At times they may seem invincible, but in reality, multinational companies are just as...

Maximize Your Tax Savings in India

Reducing tax liability and maximizing savings in India can done by a three-pronged strategy...

Importance of Family Medical Health...

There has been a rise in lifestyle related diseases and the chances of passing them on to the...

Child Insurance Investment —...

Being a parent is the most responsible job in this world, and every parent has the duty of...

SBI Life Pledges Education to Cancer Affected Children
SBI Life Pledges Education to Cancer...

Taking its Corporate Social Responsibility initiative to newer heights, SBI Life Insurance...

IRDAI to dematerialize High-value insurance
IRDAI to dematerialize High-value...

The Regulator is planning to dematerialize the policies with an annual premium of Rs.50,000 for...

How to Identify Lost or Unclaimed...

  Lost or unclaimed insurance amount as the name suggests are the dormant policy amounts that are...

Health Insurance for Newborn Children...

The birth of a child is always an exciting affair with lots of joy and happiness. However, as a...

Travel Insurance  Policy from Bajaj Allianz General Insurance  Co. Ltd
Travel Insurance Policy from Bajaj...

      Studying abroad in a foreign land entails a lot of risk. Medical expenses in foreign...

Home Shield Insurance from Royal Sundaram Alliance Insurance
Home Shield Insurance from Royal...

      Home Shield is a comprehensive Home Insurance Policy which offers protection to your home...

Association of third party administrators seeks clarity
Association of third party...

The public interest litigation (PIL)  filed in the Bombay High Court by activist Gaurang Damani...

SC declares Compulsory retirement for misappropriation
SC declares Compulsory retirement for...

The Supreme Court has declared a  compulsory retirement to an LIC cashier for misappropriating...

IRDA asks Insurers to devise simple, low cost products
IRDA asks Insurers to devise simple,...

      In a review meeting which was held  on the performance of the public sector insurance...

Life insurers asked to submit data: IRDA
Life insurers asked to submit data: IRDA

The sectoral regulator IRDA has asked life insurance companies to submit data for the last four...

Benefits of Buying Term Life...

      Term life insurance policy is a kind of policy that offers coverage for a limited term (as...

Understanding Mediclaim Better –...

      Investing in a good medical insurance policy has become more crucial than ever, especially...

Disaster Management

      Disaster Management is the discipline of dealing with and avoiding risks. It is a...

E-mail spoofing using the domain irda.gov.org
E-mail spoofing using the domain...

From IRDA: It has come to our notice that certain unscrupulous entities/persons have allegedly...

POST GRADUATE DIPLOMA ON HEALTH INSURANCE IN COLLABORATION WITH UNIVERSITY OF MUMBAI
POST GRADUATE DIPLOMA ON HEALTH...

Health insurance has become a vital component of the Indian insurance industry and is growing at...

Deadline of 60 days for- Life insurance payouts
Deadline of 60 days for- Life...

      At present the mandate demands that all claims have to be settled within six months, and...

Tata AIA life joins hands with Citibank
Tata AIA life joins hands with Citibank

Tata AIA Life insurance company has entered into a bancassurance partnership with Citibank to...

One out of every five Private life Insurance claims rejected
One out of every five Private life...

Insurance Fraud has not been seriously addressed in India  Insurers say they are forced to...

LIC  lags private insurers in claims settlement
LIC lags private insurers in claims...

The Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India in its annual report 2013-14 has...

Higher FDI will benefit insurers: Moody's
Higher FDI will benefit insurers:...

      The  Moody's Investors Service believes that a higher foreign investment limit is "credit...

Govt staff, tax payers not eligible under PMJDY
Govt staff, tax payers not eligible...

The Financial Services Department of the Finance Ministry has prepared detailed guidelines for...

Excise duty in vehicles segment fades insurers' hope
Excise duty in vehicles segment fades...

The General  Insurance sector which had hoped for a revival of the sales of automobiles in the...

UII organizes mega insurance convention
UII organizes mega insurance convention

United India Insurance organized a mega insurance advisor's convention 'Make India Insure' in...

Benefit from the Income Tax Slabs for...

      When planning your finances, it is important for you to understand tax slabs and...

BMI & Insurance Rates - How does BMI...

BMI which is the body mass index is an important tool considered by insurance companies in...

Partners of Fraud Company Maples...

Kolkata: Partners of Maples Publications, Amit Gupta & Jitendra Malhotra has been arrested by...

Cigna TTK Health Insurance expands in 5 more cities
Cigna TTK Health Insurance expands in...

Cigna TTK Health Insurance a joint venture between U.S. based global health service leader, Cigna...

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