Max Life Shiksha Plus Super Plan

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Introduction/Overview

Max Life Shiksha Plus Super Plan is a Unit Linked Child Plan designed to take care of the child’s future needs by building a sound corpus through market related returns and also providing life insurance benefits

Key Features

  • It is a unit linked plan with Limited Pay and Regular Pay option of premium payment
  • The plan is available only to policyholders who have a child aged 0-18 years
  • Family Income Benefit and Funding of Future Premiums secure the child’s future in the event of the policyholder’s death
  • There is an option of Systematic Transfer plan (STP) which utilizes the concept of rupee cost averaging
  • The policyholder can manage the investments himself or opt for STP or Dynamic Fund Allocation option
  • Under the STP option, the premium net of charges is first allocated to Secure Plus Fund and every month thereafter, a portion of the fund is transferred to Growth Super Fund
  • Under the Dynamic Fund Allocation option, the funds are initially maintained in Growth Super Fund and gradually transferred to Secure Fund towards policy maturity.
  • This option maintains a specified ratio of fund value in Growth Super and Secure Fund which changes with increasing policy term
  • The following funds are available for investment with Secure Plus Fund available only for STP option
  1. Growth Super Fund
  2. Growth Fund
  3. Balanced Fund
  4. Conservative Fund
  5. Secure Fund

Benefits

  • Guaranteed Loyalty Additions @ 0.20% of the Fund Value are added from the11th year and increase @ 0.02% every year thereafter
  • The insured will get the total Fund Value on Maturity which can be taken in instalments over a period of 5 years through the Settlement Option
  • On death of the policyholder, higher of the Sum Assured or 105% of all premiums paid till death or (0.5*term*annual premium) is paid
  • Under the Family Income Benefit, 10% of the SA is paid every year post death till the end of policy term subject to a minimum of 3 payments and maximum of 10 payments
  • Under the Funding of Future Premiums benefit, after the policyholder’s death, all future premiums are waived off and paid for by the company. The policy continues and Fund Value is paid on maturity
  • Income tax benefit on the premium paid as per Section 80C and on claims under Section 10(10D) of the Income Tax Act.

Product Specification:

 

Minimum

Maximum

Entry Age (Last Birthday)

21 years

 50 years

Maturity Age (Last Birthday)

-

65 years

Policy Term (PT) in years

10 or 15-25

Premium Paying Term (PPT) in years

5 Pay for term 10 yrs. or equal to policy term

Yearly Premium

5 Pay – 50,000

Regular Pay – 25,000

No limit

Premium Payment Frequency

Annual, half-yearly, quarterly, monthly

Sum Assured

10 * Annual Premium

No limit

Details about Premium

Annual Premium in Rupees and Benefit Illustration for a term and PPT of 20 years

Age (years)

Premium

Fund Value@ 4%

Fund Value @ 8%

35

40,000

914,657

14,57,423

40

50,000

10,73,186

17,24,436

Policy Details

Grace Period: 15 days grace is allowed for premium payment in monthly mode and 30 days in annual mode failing which the policy lapses

Policy Termination or Surrender Benefit: Policyholder is allowed to surrender the policy after 5 completed years. If surrendered before 5 years, the fund value net of discontinuation charge will be credited to the Linked Discontinued Policy Fund where it will earn a minimum of 4% p.a. growth. After completion of 5 years, the fund value in the Discontinued Policy fund as on that date will be paid to the policyholder. If surrendered after 5 completed policy years, the entire Fund value on the date of surrender is paid without any charges

Free Look Period: If you would not be pleased with the coverage, and terms and conditions of the policy, you have the option of canceling the policy within 15 days of receipt of the policy documents, provided there has been no claim.

Inclusions

  • 2 free Partial withdrawals are allowed every year after 5 completed policy years with a minimum value of Rs.5,000
  • 12 free Switches are allowed every year for switching between funds
  • 6 free Premium Redirections are allowed every year for redirecting future premiums into another fund

Exclusions

  • The benefit paid in case of suicide within 12 months of policy inception or revival is the fund value as on that date.

Documents Required

Policyholder has to fill up an ‘Application form/ proposal form’ with accurate medical history and submit KYC documents.