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  • LIC Jeevan Saathi Plus Plan

    Life Insurance
    • Premiums as low as Rs.17/day for sum assured of Rs.1 crore*
    • Claim up to Rs. 1,50,000 deduction under section 80C**
    • Choose between annual and monthly premium payment options

     LIC Jeevan Saathi Plus Plan is a unit linked plan that allows a couple to take life covers under a single policy. Under this plan, the proposer under this plan is called Principal Life Assured (P.L.A.) and the other life is called as Spouse Life Assured (S.L.A.). The couple can choose to buy this plan with a single premium of Rs.40,000 or a regular premium for the entire duration of the policy term. Under this plan, the premium is based on the policy term and premium payment mode. In the event of P.L.A.'s unfortunate death during the policy term of a regular premium scheme, all future premiums will be waived.

    Eligibility - Who is the LIC Jeevan Saathi Plus Plan for?

    In order to be eligible for the LIC Jeevan Saathi Plus Plan from Life Insurance Corporation Insurance Company, the couple will need to meet the following eligibility criteria:

    Parameters Eligibility
    Minimum age at entry 18 years
    Maximum age at entry 55 years
    Maximum age at maturity 70 years
    Minimum sum assured
    • For regular premium - 5 times the annualized premium for each of P.L.A and S.L.A.
    • For single premium - 1.25 times the single premium for each of P.L.A and S.L.A.
    Maximum sum assured Regular premium -  
    • 30 times the annualized premium if age at entry for both the lives is up to 40 years
    • 20 times the annualized premium if age at entry for any one of the lives is 41 years and above
    Single premium -
    • 5 times the single premium if age at entry for both the lives is up to 40 years
    • 2.5 times the single premium if age at entry for any one of the lives is 41 years and above.
    Policy term Regular premium - 10, 15, and 20 years Single premium - 10 and 20 years
    Minimum premium Regular premium (other than monthly (ECS) mode) -
    • Rs.10,000 p.a.  for policy term 15 to 20 years
    • Rs.15,000 p.a.  for policy term 10 years
    Regular premium (for monthly (ECS) mode) -
    • Rs.1,000 p.m.  for policy term 15 to 20 years
    • Rs.1,500 p.m.  for policy term 10 years
    Single premium - Rs. 40,000

    The age is based on the last birthday of the customer.

    Sum Assured and Premium Range- What You Get and What It Costs

    • Sum assured – The sum assured depends on the policy term, premium payment mode, and other factors. Sum assured is also known as the life cover for which both the couple's lives are insured. The sum assured is either paid as the maturity benefit or as the death benefit in the event of policyholder's death.
    • Premium – The customers can choose either the single premium or the regular premium payment mode to buy this policy. Additionally, either of the life insured under this plan can carry out the premium payment on a yearly, half-yearly, quarterly, or monthly (ECS) basis. This plan also allows the P.L.A. to pay an extra top-up premium whenever possible without affecting the sum assured.

    Plan Coverage- What the LIC Jeevan Saathi Plus Plan covers

    Death benefit The sum assured will be payable on the death of one or both of the life insured based on the following factors -
    • Death of P.L.A. while S.L.A. is alive - In the event of P.L.A. unfortunate death during the policy term, the sum assured as applicable to P.L.A. will be payable to the S.L.A. Moreover, the policy will continue following the waiver of future premiums.
    • Death of P.L.A. after the death of S.L.A. - The total fund value (sum total of all premiums payable under the policy after the deduction of total premiums already paid) will be paid to the beneficiary.
    • Death of S.L.A. while P.L.A. is alive - The sum assured for S.L.A. will be payable to P.L.A.
    • Death of S.L.A. after the death of P.L.A. - The sum assured for S.L.A. along with the policyholder’s fund value will be payable to the beneficiary.
    • On Simultaneous death of P.L.A. and S.L.A. - The sum assured for both the lives along with the policyholder’s fund value will be payable to the beneficiary.
    Maturity benefit If both the  P.L.A and S.L.A. survive till the end of the policy term, they will be entitled to total fund value inclusive of units.
    Investment fund options Depending on the risk appetite and financial goals, the couple is required to choose one of the four following investment fund options -
    • Bond fund
    • Secured fund
    • Balanced fund
    • Growth fund
    Nomination The customer can get in touch with Life Insurance Corporation Insurance Company at any time during the policy term to amend the details of the nominee.

    Riders / Add-On Plans – Additional coverage under the LIC Jeevan Saathi Plus Plan

    There is no add-on or rider available for LIC Jeevan Saathi Plus Plan.

    Exclusions - What the LIC Jeevan Saathi Plus Plan doesn’t cover?

    Suicide exclusion – If the P.L.A. commits suicide within one year from the policy inception date, the insurer will not entertain any claim except to the extent of the policyholder’s fund value on death. If the S.L.A. commits suicide at any time within one year, the insurer will not entertain any claim by virtue under the policy.

    Other Key Features – Free-look Period, Surrender Values, Grace Period etc

    Free-look period If the P.L.A. and S.L.A. do not agree with any of the terms and conditions of the policy, they can utilize the 15 days free-look (cool-off) period to return/cancel the policy in order to receive the refund. In this case, the original policy document along with a statement of objection will need to be sent to Life Insurance Corporation Insurance Company. The insurer will refund the premiums paid by the customer after the deduction of proportionate risk premium for the period on the cover, stamp duty charges, and medical examination fee, if any.
    Surrender values The policy acquires surrender value after the completion of the 3rd policy year. If the policy is surrendered before the completion of 3 years from the policy inception date, the funds will be moved to a discontinuance fund where it will earn a basic interest till it is paid to the customer after the completion of the 3rd policy year. A surrendered policy can never be reinstated.
    Revival of the policy If the due premium is not paid within the days of grace, the policy will lapse. A lapsed policy can be revived within 2 years from the date of first due premium provided all the due payments are paid.
    Top-up (additional premium) The P.L.A. is allowed to pay a top-up premium in multiples of Rs.1,000 which will not affect the sum assured. The top-ups can be paid anytime during the policy term provided the P.L.A. is alive.
    Partial withdrawal In case of an emergency situation, the P.L.A. can opt for partial withdrawal through encashment of units. The policy allows partial withdrawal only after the completion of 3 policy years.
    Fund switching At any time during the policy term, the fund type can be switched from one investment fund to another. Each policy year, 4 switches are given to the customer. If the customer switches fund more than 4 times in a year, he/she will need pay the additional switching charges of Rs.100 per switch.
    Settlement option At maturity, the customer can either opt for lump sum payment of benefits or spread the benefits in equal installments for not more than 5 years.

    Tax benefits – How you can save with the LIC Jeevan Saathi Plus Plan

    The plan provides tax benefits under the Section 80C and Section 10(10D) of the Income Tax Act,1961. The tax benefits are subject to change from time to time. Customers are advised to speak with a qualified tax advisor before purchasing the plan.

    Other benefits – How you can save with the LIC Jeevan Saathi Plus Plan

    The LIC Jeevan Saathi Plus Plan offers various types of benefits and features for the buyer. Additionally, the following factors are also important and worth consideration when you are planning to invest in a plan -

    • Policy information - If a customer or any individual requires any information on a particular policy, he/she can contact Life Insurance Corporation Insurance Company through telephone, e-mail, website, or a branches for a speedy answer. The insurer has a dedicated team of customer service experts who help customers everyday with their queries and grievances.
    • Policy notifications - The insurer sends out policy related information such as premium due date, policy renewal date, etc as email and text SMS notifications. The customers also receive important updates and news for their concerned policy.

    Why you should buy the LIC Jeevan Saathi Plus Plan from LIC Insurance Company?

    The LIC Jeevan Saathi Plus Plan offers dual benefits of market linked units and life cover to both the P.L.A and S.L.A. Depending on the financial goals and the level or risk appetite, the customers can choose from four different investment fund that makes it easy to control the growth and risk exposure. Moreover, the customers can switch between fund options to determine the best performing fund for themselves. Under this plan, the sum assured is payable either as the maturity benefit or as the death benefit. By using this plan, the customers can increase their earning potentials while being protected with a life cover.

    Known as the leading life insurance company in India, Life Insurance Corporation Insurance Company caters to over 250 million customers with the highest standard of insurance services. The insurer's customer service team is fully trained on insurance products and they can be reached by telephone, email, website, or the branch for any queries related to any of the policies.