These charges are deducted from the policyholder's account/fund if the life insurance policy is surrendered by the policyholder. This is also called as the Surrender Charge
It is the total value of units that a policyholder holds in funds. Fund Value = Number of Units x Net Asset Value
Fund Management Charges
These are charges deducted towards meeting expenses related to fund management. These are charged as a percentage of the Fund Value and deducted before calculating the Net Asset Value (NAV) of the fund.
Switching between funds is allowed under the Investor Selectable Portfolio Strategy. Policyholders can opt for this Portfolio Strategy at the commencement of the policy or can switch to this Portfolio Strategy at any subsequent policy anniversary. You have the flexibility to switch units between your investment funds according to your risk appetite and investment decisions, by giving written notice to the Company. Fund as on that date will be switched to the other Fund/s, as specified by the Policyholder. You can make unlimited free switches during the policy term.
If all the premiums under the policy are paid up to date, at maturity, an additional amount , called the Fund Booster will be added to the fund value as a % of one annualized premium. The Fund Booster benefit is applicable for policy terms 10 & above. Please refer to the sales brochure for exact percent details.
In - force
In-force Policies are valid/active policies for which the full premiums as on date are paid.
The termination of an insurance policy due to non-payment of premium.
If all the premiums under the policy are paid up to date, Loyalty Additions will be added to the Fund Value at the end of every policy year from the 6th policy year onwards, subject to policy terms & conditions. The Loyalty Addition will be a % of one annualized premium. Please refer to the sales brochure for eligibility and exact percent details.
Depending upon the age and the amount of cover, the charges levied towards providing life insurance cover to the insured are called as Mortality Charges
Policy Administration Charges
These are the charges deducted on a monthly basis to recover the expenses of maintaining the policy including record keeping, paper work, services, etc.
Premium Allocation Charges
These charges are deducted upfront from the premium paid by the policyholder as a percentage of premium. These charges account for the initial expenses incurred by the company in issuing the policy, e.g., cost of underwriting, medicals and expenses related to distributor fees. After these charges are deducted, the money gets invested in the chosen fund.
The amount payable by the policyholder at regular intervals during the Premium Paying Term, and at the Premium Payment Frequency
Regular Premium Fund Value
The total number of Units pertaining to the Regular/ Limited Premium existing in each Fund under this Policy, multiplied by their respective Unit Price on the relevant date
To restore the policy after the life insurance policy has lapsed.
As long as the policyholder pays premium on time, the policy remains in force. The policy lapses when premiums are not paid even after the completion of the grace period. Thereafter, the Life Insurance Company provides an option to the policyholder wherein he/she can make the policy in force only during a specific period after the grace period. The process is called Revival of the Life Insurance Policy or Policy Revival and the period is called Revival Period.
Return of Mortality Charges (ROMC)
If all the premiums under the policy are paid up to date, at maturity, the sum of all mortality charges (Life Cover charges) , including mortality on Top-up SA, if any, deducted during the policy term will be added to the Fund Value.
Rider Sum Assured
"Rider Sum Assured" means the sum assured as mentioned in the Schedule. For more details, please refer respective rider sales literature.
Rider Life Assured
"Rider Life Assured" means the person named as the Rider Life Assured in the Schedule whose life is assured under this Rider. For more details, please refer respective rider sales literature.
Rider Premium Charge
"Rider Premium Charge" means the charge deducted to provide the Rider benefit. For more details, please refer respective rider sales literature.
"Rider Term" means the period between the Date of Commencement of Rider and the Rider Maturity Date, as mentioned in the schedule. For more details, please refer respective rider sales literature.
A value payable if you want to surrender the plan before a claim arises.
In Unit Linked Polices, instead of taking a lump sum amount at maturity, some plans provide policyholders with the option to receive the Maturity Benefits as a structured payout (periodic instalments) over a period of 5 years after maturity. This is known as the Settlement Option.
Top Up Premium
The amount of additional premium paid over and above the Regular/ Limited Premium payable under this Policy
Top Up Premium Fund Value
The number of Units pertaining to Top Up Premium under a policy, multiplied by the respective Unit Price on the relevant valuation date
Market value of investment held by the fund plus value of current assets less value of current liabilities and provisions, if any, divided by number of units existing on Valuation Date. This calculation will be done before creation / redemption of units.