TATA AIA Life Smart Annuity Plan

To ensure a financially secured life after retirement it is very important to do strong retirement planning. The early one starts planning for retirement, the more corpus they can accumulate for the future. By investing in an annuity plan, one can ensure to have a regular flow of income after retirement. 

TATA AIA Life Smart Annuity Plan is a non-participating, single premium non-linked individual annuity plan, which provides guaranteed regular income after retirement. Let’s read further to know in detail about the different aspects of the policy. 

Features of TATA AIA Life Smart Annuity Plan 

Here are some of the salient features of the policy. 

  • The plan offers different annuity options to choose from. 
  • The policy buyer can choose the option for a single or joint-life annuity. 
  • The plan offers the flexibility to choose from different annuity payouts mode. 
  • The policyholder can choose a top-up option to enhance the annuity payout. 

How Does the Plan Work?

  • The policy buyer need to plan the annuity needs i.e. 
  • Choose the purchase price to buy an annuity; or 
  • Choose the amount of annuity to be received. 
  • Secondly, the insured will need to choose the plan option and annuity mode i.e. monthly, quarterly, half-yearly or yearly mode. 
  • The annuitant will receive the annuity as per the chosen mode. 

Eligibility Criteria:

Let’s take a look at the eligibility criteria of the policy.

 

Parameters

Minimum

Maximum

Entry Age

Immediate Life Annuity

Immediate Life Annuity with Return of Purchase Price

Deferred Life Annuity with Return of Purchase Price

 

45 years

85 years

Annuity Purchase Price

Immediate life Annuity

Immediate Life Annuity with Return of Purchase Price

Deferred Life Annuity with Return of Purchase Price

 

87, 527/-

 

2,06,155/-

 

 

 

1,08,303/-

No limit, subject to board approved  underwriting policy

Annuity Payouts

Annually

Half-yearly

Quarterly

Monthly

12,000

6,000

3,000

1,000

No upper limit

Premium payment period

Single premium

Annuity Options Available Under Smart Annuity Plan 

The annuity options available under the policy are:

Immediate Life Annuity 

Under this option, the annuity is paid immediately to the annuitant after payment of the lump-sum amount. Under an immediate life annuity option, the policyholder can choose the option of a single-life or joint-life option. 

  • Single Life- The annuity will be payable in arrears as per the chosen payment mode to the annuitant till he/she is alive. In case of demise of the annuitant the payment is ceased and no further benefits are paid. 
  • Joint Life Annuity- Under this option the annuity is payable in arrears as per the mode of payment chosen by the annuitant. The annuity is paid until either the primary or secondary annuitant is alive. In case of demise of both the annuitants, the annuity payment will be ceased and no benefits will be payable further. 

Immediate Life Annuity with Return of Purchase Price 

Under this option, the policyholder can choose the single-life or joint-life variant. 

  • Single Life- The annuity is paid as guaranteed income as per the chosen mode payment until the annuitant is alive. In case of demise of the annuitant, a lump-sum amount as the death benefit is paid to the beneficiary of the policy and thereafter the policy is terminated.
  • Joint Life- The annuity is paid as guaranteed income as per the chosen mode pf payment until either of the primary and secondary annuitants is alive. In case of death of both the annuitant a lump-sum amount as the death benefit is paid to the nominee and thereafter the policy is terminated. 

Deferred Annuity With Return of Purchase Price 

The deferment period ranges between 1-10 year as chosen by the policyholder at the time of policy initiation. The annuity rate applicable will be the same as guaranteed at the inception of the policy. 

  • Single Life- The annuity will be paid in arrears post deferment period as per the chosen mode of payment until the annuitant is alive. In case of demise of the annuitant, death benefit as the lump-sum amount is paid to the beneficiary of the policy and no further amount is payable thereafter.
  • Joint Life- The annuity will be paid in arrears post deferment period as per the chosen mode of payment for as long as both the primary and secondary annuitant is alive. In case of demise of both the annuitant, death benefit as the lump-sum amount is paid to the beneficiary of the policy and no further amount is payable thereafter. 

Benefits of TATA AIA Life Smart Annuity Plan 

Death Benefit 

The death benefit varies as per the annuity option chosen by the policyholder. The below table shows the death benefit for different annuity options. 

S. No

Annuity Option

Death Benefits

1

Immediate Life Annuity Option

None

2

Immediate Life Annuity With Return of Purchase Price Option

100% of purchase Price of the Annuity

3

Deferred Life Annuity With Return of Purchase Price option

Higher of

Purchase Price +Guaranteed Additions (GA)- Total Annuity Payouts till date of death;or

110%of purchase price (including top-up amount, if any )

Where, GA=Purchase price X Annuity Rate/12

Guaranteed Additions are accrued at the end of every policy month during the deferment period. GA stops accruing at the end of the deferment period.

Under the option of deferred life annuity with return of purchase price, the beneficiary will have to select one the following options for the death benefit payment.

  • Lump-sum Death Benefit- the entire death benefit is payable as lump-sum to the beneficiary.
  • Annuitization of Death Benefit- under this option, the death benefit payable can be used for purchasing an immediate annuity from the company. The annuity payable to the beneficiary while filing the death claim is based on the age of the beneficiary and immediate annuity rates prevailing as on the date of death of the annuitant. This option can be opted for part or full benefit amount payable on death.
  • Surrender Benefit- to avail the maximum benefit of the policy, it is always advisable to continue the policy till the end. However, if one wants to surrender the policy then surrender benefit offered under the policy are as following:
  • Immediate Life Annuity Option

Under this option there is no surrender benefit available under single or joint life option.

  • Immediate or Deferred Annuity with Return of Purchase Price (single or joint life option)

Under this option, the surrender value payable will be higher of the Guaranteed Surrender Value (GSV)  or Special Surrender Value (SSV).

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TATA AIA Life Smart Annuity Plan Reviews & Ratings

4.1 / 5 (Based on 25 Reviews)
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Prabhat
Bishnugarh, October 18, 2016
Perfect
The benefits and advantages of the pension policy is amazing and comes after policy get matured. My policy is from tata aia life insurance company ltd. Service is also absolutely fabulous and on time. Policy coverage and claims are high.
Pranav
Maidinipur, August 25, 2016
"Coverage Is Good"
Recently my son purchased me a pension plan from tata aia life insurance company ltd. The premium is normal of the policy and the return amount is big. I'm very happy to have this insurance policy which give me such service.
Prashant
Nilgiris, July 27, 2016
Retirement plan
TATA AIG life insurance facilitate me pension plan which has low investment and less premiums too. The service you provided is best, because of this the claiming procedure is simple. Policy coverage is maximum and updates are mailed daily.
Bhupesh
Lohaghat, July 12, 2016
Pension Policy
My pension plan is the best among all the other plans. Service is superb provided by the company. Policy coverage and claims are fantastic. The claiming procedure is easy because of fast service given by the company.
Gambhir
Ballabhgarh, June 30, 2016
Average Pension Plan
The pension plan is very necessary insurance for everyone in this risky life and hard future time for middle class people. I have one which has low premiums but the paybacks are really very high. Service you provided is good and claiming become easy.
Kamal
Gwalior, May 10, 2016
Very Good
I have tata aia pension plan. Policy is good and the paybacks are high. Policy coverage is good ~93% and the claims are high too. Premiums are around 15.7 K trice per year and the amount i get at the end of the policy is 41.2 L. Great work, I like this plan.
Tushar
Allahabad, May 10, 2016
Excellent Work
I buy tata aia pension policy plan and now tension free for my future. The policy coverage is nice ~87% and the claims are good. The premiums are low but the paybacks are really good in respect to premiums. The service is fast and on time. Behaviour is also nice shown by executives.
Vijay
Jaipur, May 10, 2016
Fine
My pension policy plan is with tata aia life insurance. The policy coverage and claims are high. The premiums are low and the payback returns are really very high. I must say you guys doing great work. The services have super sonic speed. Good work by executives and staff members.
Amitabh
Mangalore, May 10, 2016
Great
The pension policy plan i bought from tata aia life insurance is great. The policy coverage is 89% and the claims are of Rs.43 L after the policy ends. The investment is low approx. Rs.21 K thrice per year. The services are nice which provided by the company. Nice future savings. I like the plan.
Badri
Gurgaon, May 10, 2016
Perfect
The tata aia pension plan i have is the perfect one. The policy coverage is good ~92% and the claims are high. The premiums are low ~19 K quarterly per year. And the returns are much more than this around Rs.45 L. Service is very fast and the executives with staff members are behave well. Good investment and tax saving.
Vikrant
Mohali, May 10, 2016
Normal Policy
I have got pension policy plan from tata aia life insurance. The policy is not that good or poor. This policy directly proportion to premiums. The investment is low so the returns are not high but okay. The services is good facilitate from executives and staff members. This plan is for all because easily affordable. Good one.
Nadeem
Vadodara, May 10, 2016
Average Policy
Policy i buy through tata aia life insurance is pension policy plan which is an average policy. Policy coverage is 66% and the claims are okay. Services you provided is bit slow but the work is done nicely. The behaviour of the executives and the staff members are very good. The daily updates are mailed to me time to time. Good future investment.
Manoj
Moradabad, May 10, 2016
Manageable
My pension policy plan is fantastic which has great terms and conditions. Tata aia life insurance provide me low premiums but the returns are high. The services is fast and always on time. One can buy it and the max age is 61. Good future investment which save taxes.
Anshul
Nagpur, May 10, 2016
Service Issues
Policy coverage is poor 53%% rather than this all is good in my pension policy plan. The policy claims around Rs 24 L before it end. Investment is low and the returns are high. Claiming is easy because of fast service provided by the company members. Good job, just resolve the service issues.
Ritesh
Badlapur, May 10, 2016
Bad service
Service is bit slow but the work is completed at the end. Claims are good and the policy coverage is high. Premiums are normal ~13 K thrice per year and the returns are Rs.32 L after policy get mature. Normal policy which i have that is tata aia pension plan. Please improve your services.
Hitesh
Rampur, May 09, 2016
Perfect Policy Plan
Got tata aia pension plan, great benefits like the policy coverage is high ~88%, Claims are easily sanctioned, Claiming amount is also high ~Rs.33 L, Service provided is the best, each and every work is done so quickly. Nice future investment and tax cutter. Good behaviour from executives and staff members.
Ojasvi
Gangtok, May 09, 2016
Trustworthy
My future is secured with tata aia pension plan. The policy is fine and the returns are good. The policy coverage is high ~83% and the policy claims are around 35 L. The service provided by the executives and the staff members are really very good. No paper work for sanctioning the claiming amount. Good job.
Gaurav
Ulhas_nagar, May 09, 2016
Wonderful Savings
I purchase tata aia pension plan for my wife from tata aia life insurance. The policy coverage is good 91% and the claims are high. The premiums are low ~38 K per year and the returns are high 43 L after policy ends. Service is fast and the waiting is not necessary because no paper work is there for most work and the web services are also good. I like this policy.
Waqar
Alwar, May 09, 2016
Above Average
My tata aia pension plan is above average and i buy this policy for securing my future. The policy needs 19 K thrice per year for premiums and the returns are ~Rs.38 L. Policy coverage is good ~90% and the claims are ~Rs.18 L minimum before policy get mature.
Rahul
Mahabaleswar, May 09, 2016
Satisfactory
The policy i buy from tata aia life insurance is fine pension plan but the returns are not that high as the premiums. The policy coverage is good and the claims are normal. Service is slow but the work is done after some waiting in the queue. The staff members are behave well but the claiming procedure is very long. Satisfactory.
Jiten
Saharanpur, May 09, 2016
Fantastic Plan
I have tata aia pension plan is wonderful. The policy coverage is high with high claims. The premiums are low and the payback returns are really very good. Service is fast with good nature and behaviour of executives and the staff members. Good job guys.
Uttam
Mathura, May 09, 2016
Future Security
I buy tata aia pension plan. The policy coverage is 86% and the claims are high around Rs.41 L. Service you provided is good and fast too. Nice future investment with tax saving. Web services is also up to date. Good future investment.
Bhupesh
Lonavla, May 09, 2016
High Returns In Low Premium
I'm Securing my future by investing my money on tata aia life insurance and buy the pension plans. The best investment according to me, the policy covers 92% and the claiming is easy due to fast services provided by the executives and staff members. The policy saves taxes also. I like it.
Tanmay
Howrah, May 09, 2016
Better Plan
I bought pension policy plan for my parents from tata aia life insurance. The policy coverage is 89% and the claims are high around 90% of the investment. The premiums are low approx. 65.5 K per year for both of them. The payback returns is really good ~Rs.39 K per month for each of them. Nice policy, i like it even my parents like it too. Good work.
Jiten
Bopal, May 09, 2016
Good Service
The tata aia pension plan i have is great. Premium is low approx. 23 K twice per year and the returns are high ~Rs.39 L after policy ends. Services is great with fast interface and the executives behave well. I must say great work you guys do. Good future security with tax saving.
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