Kotak Life Insurance

4.2 / 5 based on 116 User Reviews
Claim Settlement Ratio - 90.69%*
*Data according to IRDA Annual Report (2016-17)
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Kotak Mahindra Life Insurance Company is amongst one of the leading life insurance companies in India. It is a joint venture between Kotak Mahindra Bank Ltd. and Old Mutual Fund. The stake of the company is divided into a ratio of 74:26 between Kotak Mahindra Bank and Old Mutual Fund respectively. Headquartered in Mumbai, the company has recorded an unprecedented growth since its inception in 2001.

Kotak Mahindra Old Mutual Life Insurance is a fastest growing insurance company in India, trusted by more than 4 million policyholders nationwide. The company has an impressive claim settlement record, a solemn testimony to its impeccable business practice. Kotak Mahindra Old Mutual Life Insurance is appreciated for its proven ability to deliver outstanding value to its customers through exceptional service and suite of products.

About Kotak Mahindra Group

Kotak Mahindra Group is one of the most reputed banking and financial services organizations in India. It is offering a wide range of financial services to meet both corporate and individual investment needs.

About Old Mutual Fund

Originating in South Africa in 1845, Old Mutual is an international long-term savings and investment group. Old Mutual Fund is listed on the London Stock Exchange and currently, it is offering life assurance, asset management, banking and general insurance in Europe, America, Africa and Asia.

Kotak Mahindra Insurance Product Portfolio

Kotak Life Insurance Term Plans:

These life insurance plans provide a pure risk cover plan that helps you with a high level of protection at nominal costs.

  • Kotak Preferred e-Term Plan
  • Kotak Saral Suraksha
  • Kotak Preferred Term Plan
  • Kotak Term Plan

Kotak Life Insurance ULIP Plans:

These are ulip plans with low charges along with convenient premium payment options that provide you with a great combination of funds and help you build substantial wealth for yourself.

  • Kotak Assured Income Plan
  • Kotak Platinum
  • Kotak Single Invest Advantage
  • Kotak Ace Investment Plan
  • Kotak Wealth Insurance
  • Kotak Invest Maxima

Kotak Life Insurance Pension Plans:

Kotak Life plans ensure financial independence for you and your family even as you enjoy a peaceful retired life of your dreams with their pension plans.

  • Kotak e-Lifetime Income Plan
  • Kotak Lifetime Income Plan

Kotak Life Insurance Child Plans:

Child plans helps you accumulate good amount of money and provide defined benefits, at specific milestones in your child's life to support his/her education.

  • Kotak Headstart Child Assure

Kotak Life Insurance Investment Plans:

Kotak policies are an avenue for long term regular investments to accumulate a lump sum on maturity.

  • Kotak Sampoorn Bima Micro-Insurance Plan
  • Kotak Assured Income Accelerator
  • Kotak Gramin Bima Yojana
  • Kotak Premier Moneyback Plan
  • Kotak Classic Endowment Plan
  • Kotak Assured Savings Plan
  • Kotak Premier Endowment Plan

Compare all Kotak Life life insurance plans from other life insurance companies in India to get the best insurance plan that suits your investment appetite most.

Kotak Life Insurance Distribution Network:

The distribution network of Kotak Life Insurance Company includes retail distribution through the branch offices, insurance agencies, individual agent network and insurance brokers for claim settlements. It has offices across over 400 cities and towns in India. Kotak Life products are also available online through their website and insurance aggregators.

Kotak Life Insurance - FAQ

1. How to pay a premium? What are the modes of payment available?

Kotak Mahindra Old Mutual Life insurance company Ltd. offers 12 modes of premium payment namely:

  • Cash/ cheque payment at the branch
  • Online Payment
  • Payment at the Kotak bank ATM drop boxes
  • NEFT
  • ECS
  • Standing Instructions
  • Direct Debit
  • IMPS
  • Payment thorough bill desk
  • Electronic bill payment
  • Postal money order
  • Bank guarantee

    For the online payment mode, the policyholder can pay via;
  • Credit Card,
  • Debit Card
  • Net banking

2. How can I check policy status?

If you are a registered user, simply log into the e-Portal with your policy details to check the policy status.


3.
What is the policy renewal process?

If you are a registered user, you can pay online in 3 easy step

Step 1: Logging into the e-Portal with your policy details to check the policy status.

Step 2: Select the policy and payment option- Net Banking. Debit/Credit Card

Step 3: Pay via the secured gateway and print/save the recipt of payment.

In the offline mode, you deposit cash/cheque at the nearest branch.


4.
What is the company’s process to settle claim?

The nominee needs to intimate the company on the toll free number 1800-209-8800 or can visit the branch personally with the policy document and accidental/death certificate. The nominee must fill a claim intimation form and then the company will provide a reference number to him. Usually within 30 days the accidental/death claim without investigation cases is cleared.


5.
What is the policy cancellation process?

Submit your policy documents along with duly filled surrender form at the service desk in any of the branches. Upon successful proccedings, the refund will be credited directly into your bank account and the policy stands cancelled. The comoany claims to setlle it within 7 working days.

Kotak Life Insurance - Latest News

Mahindra Finance A Minority Stakeholder In Kotak Mahindra Insurance Accredited With Maturity Level 3

Mahindra Mahindra Financial Services Limited (Mahindra Finance), which holds minority stake in Kotak Mahindra Insurance company, one of India’s leading private insurers, is one of the first insurance broking company to be accredited with Maturity Level 3 of the People Capability Maturity Model (People-CMM) globally. With this rating, it now shares the same space with companies who practice People-CMM such as Tata Consultancy Services, Accenture, Wipro, CMC, LT Infotech, etc. P-CMM, an organizational transformation model was created by the CMMI Institute, USA. This institute is a subsidiary of Carnegie Mellon University and aims at uplifting the organizational performance by bringing forth best-in-class solutions to meet challenges in the real-world. A top official at Mahindra Finance said that the accredition shows the organization’s consistent commitment towards development of its workforce, its focus point being to add value to its customer base, and bringing about positive change in peoples’ lives, which stands similar to the organizational goals of Kotak Mahindra Insurance company.

Kotak Life expects to increase its first premium income by 50% in FY 2015-16

January 28, 2016: Kotak Life Insurance is expecting to collect Rs 900 crore as its first premium income in this financial year, 2015–16. Its first premium income in financial year 2014–15 was Rs 600 crore. Speaking during the launch of Kotak Premier Life Plan in Kolkata, Suresh Agarwal, Senior EVP and Chief Distribution Officer of Kotak Life, told that his company is ranked seventh among the private sector life insurers in terms of accumulated premium income. Its total premium income, which includes new and renewal premium, for 2014–15 was Rs 3,000 crore. The company expects its total premium income to increase to Rs 3,500 crore in this fiscal. Suresh Agarwal said that the company is making profits and that it has no plans to hit the stock market as of now. He also said that Old Mutual Life of South Africa, which holds 26% in Kotak Life, has no plans to increase its stake.

Kotak Life launches a new plan; expects to collect Rs 3,500 crore premium in FY 2015-16

January 7, 2016 : Kotak Mahindra Old Mutual Life Insurance Limited has launched a new plan called ‘Kotak Premier Life Plan’ on 7 January 2016. It is a participating whole life plan with limited premium payment offering protection till 99 years of age.Under this plan, customers can either opt to receive bonus payouts after the end of premium payment term or can accumulate them to create retirement corpus. Customers can withdraw from the accumulated corpus after the end of premium payment term.Speaking at a media conference on the launch of Kotak Premier Life Plan, Suresh Agarwal, chief distribution officer & senior EVP, Kotak Mahindra Old Mutual Life Insurance Ltd, termed this plan as an innovative, participating whole life product aimed at providing a strong foundation of insurance protection and a planned income for the customers.He further stated that Kotak Mahindra Old Mutual Life Insurance Ltd expects to collect a total premium of over Rs 3,500 crore in this financial year. During last financial year, Kotak Life collected Rs 1,400 crore in new business premium segment and Rs 1,500 crore in renewal premium segment.

Kotak Life Insurance has launched its Kotak Premier Life plan in Uttar Pradesh on January 27, 2016.

It is a limited premium payment and participating whole-life plan, which can be either used for income benefits or for creating a tax-free corpus. Under this plan, the customer has the option to protect himself up to 99 years of age. It allows the customer to partly encash his accumulated corpus during the policy term. The plan also offers discounts on premium for higher sum assured and additional discount on the lives of women insured.

Kotak Life Insurance gains market-share in southern India on the acquisition of ING Vysya Bank by Kotak Mahindra Bank

January 30, 2016: Kotak Life Insurance has registered nearly 50% year-on-year growth in its first premium income for the first nine months of the present financial year. This happened as it increased its exposure in the south Indian market due to the acquisition of Bengaluru-based ING Vysya Bank by Kotak Mahindra Bank in 2015. The acquisition has increased the contribution of the bancassurance business from 35% to 50%. Prior to the acquisition, ING Vysya Bank had about 677 branches, mostly in southern India. Post-acquisition, Kotak Mahindra Bank has a footprint of over 1,200 branches. According to Suresh Agarwal, chief distribution officer at Kotak Life Insurance, western and southern regions contribute 30% each to premium income with north and east giving about 20% business each. Kotak Life Insurance has collected Rs 1,289 crore as new premium in the first nine months compared to Rs 866 crore in the same period last fiscal while its peers, such as Birla Sun Life Insurance Company and Bajaj Allianz Life Insurance Company saw just about around 5% growth. Kotak Life Insurance is targeting Rs 3,500 crore of premium income in this financial year, of which about Rs 1,800 crore is being targeted from new business. According to the data compiled by Life Insurance Council, new business premium for the entire life insurance industry grew by 16% to Rs 85,588 crore in the first nine months of FY 2015-16. Public sector insurer, Life Insurance Corporation of India, registered 15.38% growth in new premium business compared to the private sector growth of 17.47%.

Kotak Life launched new campaign called ‘Koi Hai Hamesha’

Kotak Mahindra Old Mutual Life Insurance (KLI) launched a new campaign called ‘Koi Hai Hamesha’ across TV and digital platforms in mid-January. Created by J Walter Thompson, it is aimed at audiences at the age group of 30-50 years. The campaign consists of two television commercials (TVCs), the main film being of 30 seconds’ duration and the next one is a sequel of 15 seconds. While the main film establishes a concern, the sequel ends with a solution with a happier and better informed protagonist. The first film shows a group of friends enjoying and thinking about how to plan their post retirement life. The second film gives out a clear message of how Kotak life Insurance has a perfect plan for an individual. According to Elizabeth Venkataraman, Executive VP & Head, Marketing, KLI, the main theme of the campaign is that life expectancy has gone up and many people may live up to 100 years, making the Indian blessing, ‘Sau Saal Jiyo’ a reality soon. The campaign provides the backdrop for the launch of a new whole life plan that protects your life and enables investments up to 99 years of age. According to Nandita Chalam, Senior VP & Executive Creative Director, J Walter Thompson, the thought behind the new campaign is that people should be planning for a longer life instead of the eventuality of death. The media plan covers leading Hindi & other regional entertainment channels as well as English language, regional and business news channels.

Kotak Life Insurance Ltd introduces a new Kotak coverage plan.

Kotak Life Insurance (Kotak Mahindra Old Mutual Life Insurance Ltd) introduced its Kotak Premier Life Plan which is a Participating partial premium payment whole life plan.The Kotak Premier Life Plan is a new, participating whole life insurance plan for people from various income slabs so as to build a powerful base for life coverage and regular income through the life.

Under this plan, the policyholder can pick from added paid-up options or cash payout. Under the added paid-up options the policyholders are allowed to get their paid-up additions using their bonuses which would accumulate in their plan making this plan an additional guaranteed assured-sum which is paid as maturity or death benefits. Also, after the expiry of the premium payment term funds can be withdrawn anytime from the accumulated funds. In the cash payout option, each year after the premium payment term the declared bonus is paid to the policyholder under the plan.

Kotak Mahindra shows a 50 % YoY growth

The Kotak Life Insurance Company achieved footing in the southern insurance market of India. This happened after the parent company Kotak Mahindra Bank (0.44% BSE shares) had acquired ING Vysya Bank (-0.32% BSE shares) previous to aid the bancassurance channel of insurance sales. Kotak Life which is a conglomerate between South Africa Old Mutual and Kotak Mahindra Bank in a share ratio of 74:26. This new venture experienced a year on year growth of around 50% in the first quarter of the fiscal year which 16% higher than the average rate of growth.

This new venture of ING and Kotak Mahindra proved to be a great move since, this move helped the parent company to push its insurance sales through bancassurance sales channels. Also, this partnership allowed the growth rate to see a growth from 35% to 50%. ING Vysya with about 677 branches mostly in the southern insurance market gave a foot over to Kotak Mahindra Bank of around 1200 outlets. The Kotak Life Insurance in the first quarter of its fiscal year had Rs 1289 than what they had same time during the previous fiscal year which is Rs 866 crores. This shows a clear 49% growth in the bank’s business. Although, the similar market players like Birla SunLife and Bajaj Allianz Life Insurance Co. had a year on year growth of 5% only.

Kotak Life Insurance Reviews

TOTAL REVIEWS (116)
Nirmal
Kheda
July 20, 2016

Kotak Insurance

Term insurance plan of mine is perfect one, and i bought this from kotak mahindra life insurance. Online renewals, updates regarding the policy and many more facilities which reduces tension of waiting in the queue. Nice investment for securing the future and it reduces taxes too.

Babanpreet
Jaspur
July 20, 2016

Future Saving Plan

Kotak life insurance provides me the best child plan in low premiums. Service of the term is great and claiming become easy and so simple. Policy coverage and claims are high and investments are less. Good future security which comes with amy benefits.

Ekta
Kanpur
July 20, 2016

Coverage Is High

I have pension plan which purchase from kotak life. The service is fantastic, online service is so simple which can be access by anyone. Easy renewals though online portal. The executives and staff response so well to the customers which makes policyholder so comfortable.

Bhanu
Deoli
July 20, 2016

Good Service

Kotak life is very popular insurance company right now, i took pension plan from them in very low premiums. The service is fast and the claims are high. Policy coverage is high approx. 91% and it reduces the percentage of the tax paying.

Murli
Kamala_bagan
July 11, 2016

ULIP Policy

Ulip insurance policy is one of the very nice insurance option. The investment is less and benefits are more. Service provided by company is fantastic and claims are easily sanctioned. Policy coverage is high and the premium is less. Online service is nice which has easy interface.

Deepak
Gopalpur
July 11, 2016

Traditional Plan

My investment insurance policy is superb which comes in low investments. The premium is low and the returns are high. Service is fantastic which served by company staff. The online service is easy to use and anybody can access it easily.

Prashant
Gauriganj
July 11, 2016

Term plan

My term plan is perfect one and investment is less. Policy coverage is high and the claims are good which can be easily cleared by the help of staff members of the insurance company. Service is quick and online portal facility makes hassle free documentations and even renewal of the policy can be done.

Nirbhaya
Chandipur
July 11, 2016

Pension Policy

My pension insurance plan i purchased in low investments, the premiums is also less but the returns are high. Policy coverage is good and claims are simple to clear due to fast service given by staff members. Online service is also easy to operate and access it.

Sweety
Kherwara
July 11, 2016

Child Plan

My child insurance plan is good and it has low premiums which is very nice. The policy cover maximum expenditures for my child's future. Claims are high and easily sanctioned due to quick service provided by the company members.

Supriya
Ahmedabad
June 29, 2016

Good Service

The ulip insurance plan of mine is nice insurance policy in low premiums. The service is good and claiming get easily done because of fast service by executives. Policy coverage is high and internet portal service is easy to operate.

Tapasiya
Algum
June 29, 2016

Good

Policy coverage of my traditional insurance plan is low and returns are good. Service from staff of your company is fantastic with calm nature. Claiming is easy due to fast service facilitate by the executives. Updates are send to me regularly regarding the policy.

Rahul
Ahmednagar
June 29, 2016

Good

The term insurance plan I have is fantastic which has low premium and paybacks are high. Service provided is quick and on time. Internet web service is nice and simple to operate. Hassle free documentations and no paperwork.

Abhilasha
Akbarpur
June 29, 2016

Good

The pension plan I have is good insurance policy. Service provided by your staff of your company is good and fast too. The internet service is also nice and easily accessed. Good investment for my future. The any updates regarding the policy is mailed to me.

Manoj
Agartala
June 29, 2016

Good

I bought child insurance plan for my child. The insurance policy has very low premiums. Policy coverage is good and claims are high. Service is fantastic, web service is also easy to access. It reduces paperwork. Hassle free documentations.

Kiran
Udyapur
April 26, 2016

Marvelous Policy

The policy i have is kotak life traditional plan which is very good and the premiums are low with high in policy coverage 91%. The claiming part is very easy because the service is very fast with good response from the staff members. Nice future investment with tax savings. I like the policy plan.

Vinay
Laxmipur
April 26, 2016

Fantastic Plan

I bought kotak life traditional plan. Policy coverage is 88% and the premium is low. Claims are ~Rs.36 L. Service is quick and even the web services are also nice and the behaviour of the staff is perfect even after buying policy. Nice future investment with tax saving.

Dinesh
Haldwani
April 26, 2016

Very Nice

Kotak life traditional plan which have 91% policy coverage and the claims are easy to get because of fast services provided by the executives and staff members. The daily updates are texted and mailed time to time to may email id and cell phone. Good job team.

Yusoof
Laksar
April 26, 2016

Good Plan

The kotak life traditional plan i have is below average. The premium is good and the returns are less. You facilitate services are bit slow and the waiting is normal. Web services are better. Good future investment which save my taxes too. Please improve your services.

Jiten
Hiranpur
April 26, 2016

Above Average

I finally buy kotak life traditional plan. Policy covers almost all cases and the amount of returns is very high. Service provided by executives and staff members is fast and on time. Good future investment which save taxes too.

Tanishk
Bisalpur
April 26, 2016

Great Deal

My traditional policy plan is with kotak mahindra life insurance. The policy is great with maximum benefits. The policy coverage is high ~89%. The investment is low approx. Rs.11 K quarterly per year. The claims are good and easily cleared without waiting. Payback amount is nice ~rs.40 L.

Nirmal
Nizamabad
April 26, 2016

Fair Plan

I own kotak life traditional plan. Plan is good and premium is low. Policy coverage is high and payback returns too. Claiming amount is Rs.34 L. Service is fast like super sonic. The daily updates are mailed to me time to time. The behaviour of the executives and staff members are really very nice.

Mayank
Shahabad
April 26, 2016

Satisfied

Buy kotak life traditional plans. The policy coverage is ~93%. Services provided by executives is awesome. Claims are good and done without any interruption. Overall fine life insurance which have low premiums. Nice future investment and it saves taxes also.

Varun
Kosola
April 26, 2016

Power Plan

Policy has all benefits and the investments are also low. Around Rs.37 L is payback amount. Kotak mahindra life insurance provide me traditional plan which has nice facilities and the service is very quick. The service provided by the executives and staff members are really very good. The investment is good for future and it saves taxes also.

Manish
Roorkee
April 26, 2016

Trustworthy

I invest my money by buying kotak traditional policy plan. The policy coverage is good ~92% and the claims are high. The premiums are low ~14 K quarterly. Paybacks are really very good Rs.36 L. Good investment and tax saver policy plan.

Bhavna
Rajkot
April 26, 2016

Best Plan

I have the best traditional plan from kotak mahindra life insurance. The benefits are many with low premiums. Policy coverage is 90%. Claims approx. Rs.35 L with easy procedure to get it. Good future investment which save taxes. Good behaviour of executives and staff members.