SBI Life - eShield Next

SBI Life e-shield plan, recently launched by State Bank of India Life Insurance, is a new age-term insurance plan. It is a non-linked and non-participating pure life risk protection plan that is specifically designed to meet your financial requirements on a go. Thus, this plan is a one-stop solution for strengthening your financial immunity and protects your family against the uncertainties of life.

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Features of SBI Life eShield Next 

The SBI Life – eShield plan offers various unique features that help build financial immunity and prepares you for today’s changing world. Here’s a quick laydown: 

  • Flexibility to choose from the following 3 plan options. 
    • Level Cover – In this, the absolute assured amount paid on death remains the same throughout the tenure of the policy. 
    • Increasing Cover – The absolute assured amount paid on death increases by 10 % yearly of the SA (sum assured) after the 5th policy year. 
    • Level cover with future-proofing – The life assured has the option to enhance cover with important stages of life such as weddings or undergoing any medical test, etc. 

You can select any option as per your requirements and financial liabilities. 

  • Customization of the plan as per your needs through 
    • Mode of paying the death benefits  
    • The benefit of better half 
  • Terminal illness option is available for all policy options 
  • You can pay premiums as per your suitability. There are different options to pay premiums i.e. only one-time, limited period, or throughout the policy tenure. 
  • Rider options are available under this plan that provides additional coverage. 

Eligibility Criteria of SBI Life- eShield Plan 

Minimum 

Maximum 

Entry Age 

For Whole Life Cover – 45 years 

Other than Whole Life Cover – 18 years 

For Level, increasing and level cover with future-proofing benefit:

Single premium and Limited Premium Term- 65 years 

For better half – 55 years 

Maturity Age 

For Single and Regular Premium – 85 years 

For Limited Premium Payment Term – 85 years 

Policy Term 

5 years 

Single and Regular Premium – 85 minus ages at entry 

Limited Premium Payment Term: 

For Whole life cover – 100 minus Entry age 

Sum Assured 

For Online channel – Rs. 50,00,000

For another distribution channel – Rs. 75,00,000

For non-smoker – No limit 

For Smoker – Rs. 99,00,000

Plan Options

Level Cover 

Increasing Cover 

Level Cover with Future-Proofing Benefit 

Mode of Premium Payment 

Single/Half-yearly/ Monthly 

Premium Amount 

For Single – Rs. 19,000

For Yearly – Rs. 3,600

For Half-Yearly – Rs. 1,836

For Monthly – Rs. 306 

No Limit 

*All savings are provided by the insurer as per the IRDAI approved insurance plan. Standard T&C apply.

Benefits of SBI Life- eShield Plan 

  1. Death Benefit 

    The nominee or the beneficiary will receive the death benefit based on the plan option selected, provided the policy is in force as on the death date of the policyholder. 

    The sum assured on death is payable in case of assured’s death during the policy tenure is: 

    • For Regular and Limited Premium Payment: The nominee will receive the highest of the following: 
      • 10X of the annualized premium 
      • 105% of the total premium amount that is received up to the death date 
      • Absolute amount assured to be paid at the time of death 
    • For Single Premium Payment: The nominee will receive the highest of the following: 
      • 1.25X of the single premium 
      • Absolute amount assured to be paid at the time of death 

    Note – Absolution amount assured that is paid at the time of death depends on the type of plan chosen by the life assured while purchasing the policy. 

    Selected plan option 

    Absolute amount to be paid on death 

    Level Cover 

    Sum Assured 

    Increasing Cover 

    Base sum assured as on the death date along with the eligible benefit increased till the death date 

    Level Cover with Future-Proofing Benefit 

    Base sum assured + Extra sum assured till the death date 

  2. Maturity Benefit 

    No maturity benefit is available under this plan 

  3. Terminal Illness Benefit 

    If the life assured has been diagnosed with the terminal illness during the policy tenure or before 80 years of age (whichever comes first), the benefit will be payable as on the diagnosis date, subject to the maximum amount of Rs. 2,00,00,000 would be payable. The Terminal illness benefit shall be payable in any mode of payments i.e., lump sum, monthly installments, or lump sum + monthly installments.

  4. Paid-up Benefit 

    No paid-up benefit is available for a regular premium under this plan 

    In case of limited premium payment, if at least 2 years of full premiums are paid and then no further premium is duly paid, then the policy becomes Reduced paid-up. Upon the policyholder’s death during the policy tenure, the ‘sum assured on paid-up’ is payable to the nominee/beneficiary as per the modes of the death benefit. 

  5. Surrender Benefit 

    No surrender benefit is available for regular premium payment. In the case of a single premium, a policyholder has the option to surrender the policy anytime during the policy tenure. 70% of the single premium is payable as the surrender value. 

    In the case of Limited Premium payment, surrender value is valid if the premiums of 2 full consecutive years have been paid. 

  6. Tax Benefits

    Get the tax benefits on premium paid as per the prevailing laws of the Income-tax Act, 1961. 

Sample Premium Illustration 

The below table illustrates the premium payable by a healthy male, non-smoker, for different ages and policy terms: 

  1. For Level Regular Premium 

    For Healthy males, non-smoke

    For healthy non-smoker female

    Age (years)

    Term (years)

    Age (years)

    Term (Years)

    10 

    20 

    30  

    10

    20 

    30

    30 

    8,589

    9,585

    11,595

    30

    7,990

    8,400

    9,773

    40 

    14,453

    19,620

    23,470

    40

    11,793

    15,394

    18,708

    50

    45,018

    44,468

    52,493

    50

    26,678

    34,888

    41,100

  2. For Increasing Cover Regular Premium: 

    For Healthy males, a non-smoker

    For healthy non-smoker female

    Age (years)

    Term (years)

    Age (years)

    Term (Years)

    10 

    20 

    30  

    10

    20 

    30

    30 

    8,834

    10,645

    13,964

    30

    8,197

    9,212

    11,579

    40 

    15,028

    22,512

    28,898

    40

    12,211

    17,572

    22,980

    50

    36,613

    50,788

    63,574

    50

    27,904

    39,942

    49,823

  3. For Level Cover with Future-Proofing Benefit with Regular Premium:

    For Healthy males, a non-smoker

    For healthy non-smoker female

    Age (years)

    Term (years)

    Age (years)

    Term (Years)

    10 

    20 

    30  

    10

    20 

    30

    30 

    8,589

    9,585

    11,595

    30

    7,990

    8,400

    9,773

    40 

    14,453

    19,620

    23,470

    40

    11,793

    15,394

    18,708

    50

    45,018

    44,468

    52,493

    50

    26,678

    34,888

    41,100

Rider Benefits 

Following Rider can be opted at the starting of the policy by the policyholder: 

SBI Life – Accidental Death Benefit Rider 

  • The sum assured of a rider is payable, in case the policyholder dies within the 120 days of the accident date during the rider tenure, provided the policy is in force.  
  • Accident Death Benefit Rider is available for all the plan options.

SBI Life – Accident Total and Permanent Disability Rider 

  • In case of the policyholder’s accidental total and permanent disability during the rider tenure, then the basic sum assured of a rider is payable, provided the policy is in -force. 
  • This rider is also available for all 3 plan options.  

Policy Details 

  1. Grace Period 

    The plan offers a grace period of 30 days from the due date of the premium for yearly and half-yearly premium payment mode and 15 days for the monthly premium mode. During the grace period, the policy remains in force and lapses thereafter, if no further premium is paid. This grace period is also applicable for the rider premium payments. 

  2. Free Look Period 

    Policyholders have the option to renew the T&Cs of the policy within 30 days from the issuing date of the receipt of policy for online channels (digital marketing and electronic policies) and 15 days for any other channel. Additionally, if a policyholder is not satisfied with the terms and conditions of the policy, then he/she can return the policy to the company for the cancellation purpose, mentioning the reasons for this step. The paid premiums will be refunded excluding the proportionate risk premium, expenses incurred on the medical check-ups, and the stamp duty charges. 

  3. Revival 

    Policyholders have the option to revive the lapsed policy or a reduced paid-up policy in 5 consecutive years from the date of the first non-paid premium amount and before the maturity date. The rider and the policy revival will be depending on the prevailing underwriting policies. 

  4. Loan 

    A loan facility is not available under this policy 

Discount on Online Purchase 

The following discount is applicable for those who have sourced their policies through online mode using the website of the company. 

For Regular Premium 

1.5 %

For Limited Premium 

4 %

 

For Single Premium

2% for policy term 5-12 years

3% for policy term 13 and above years 

Exclusions 

Suicide

If the life assured dies due to the suicide within 12 months from the date of inception of risk under the plan or the revival date of the policy, then the nominee/beneficiary will be eligible to receive at least 80 percent of the total premium amount till the death date or the surrender value (if any).

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SBI Life - eShield Next Reviews & Ratings

4.3 / 5 (Based on 29 Reviews)
(Showing Newest 25 reviews)
Rishi
Abohar, March 10, 2021
Financial stability for my family
I got the sbi general term insurance plan last year as I am concerned about my family. I searched various great plans and got to know into the website of policybazaar. Such great plans. Great work.
Sudhir
Baripada, March 09, 2021
Various good offers
I have recently bought a sbi term insurance plan from the website of the policybazaar. I am happy that policybazaar and team provided me with so many good offers at reasonable prices. Thanks.
Awedesh
Ambala, January 08, 2019
Less costly
This is the plan which I have bought from SBI. Here we have to make the lump sum payment of premium amount. And in case if the person dies then the amount which has been paid will be given to the family. The premium amount is less costly. I like the plan and would recommend everyone.
Vinay
Mubarakpur, October 10, 2016
SBI term insurance
SBI life eshield Term insurance policy which i buy from sbi life insurance ltd is perfect policy plan. Insurance gave me more security and more benefits. Service is fast which is given by the company members. Renewal of the plan can be done through online portal service.
Ojasvi
Sorada, August 24, 2016
Good
My my sbi life eshield insurance policy is the best. Policy gives maximum coverage and claims are good. The service is quick and behaviour is very nice from the whole members of the company. Good decision to take this term insurance plan.
Devesh
Kota, July 27, 2016
SBI term policy
Every one have insurances in this time, so i buy one for me and my family safety. Service given by the company members is fabulous and my plan is sbi term insurance which is a quality product. It gives full facilities to me and my parents.
Nirbhaya
Tezpur, July 27, 2016
Fantastic Insurance
Very fine terms and conditions of my sbi life eshield insurance plan. The coverage is maximum and claims are even better. Services provided by executives of the company is awesome and on time. 24X7 assistance by the staff members.
Pulkit
Katehri, July 27, 2016
High Coverage
SBI eshield insurance plan i have is fabulous, i took it from sbi policy insurers. Just the premiums are little bit high but the returns are huge with good number of benefits. The service is super fast and renewals can be done on web portal.
Lokendra
Madhuban, July 27, 2016
Term plan
The colleague of mine suggested me a online sbi saral plan. The policy is perfect and it coverage ratio is about 91%. Service by the members of the insurance company is quick and due to this the claiming become more easier than before. Sbi policy i have satisfies me completely.
Rahul
Rajkot, April 21, 2016
Great Policy
I buy sbi life term insurance plan. The policy coverage is 94% and the premiums are low ~28 K. The claims are easily sanctioned because the service is fast from the executives side and from online web page also. The policy premiums are 5% less for women. Great investment which saves taxes too.
Akash
Kanpur, April 21, 2016
Above Average
SBI life term insurance plan is one of the perfect insurance i took it. The policy is good in service and it can be buy online also. The web service is awesome and 5% less for women on premiums. Policy coverage and the claims are high. Due to online facility, it reduces the paper work and the waiting part is erased. It saves taxes also.
Hemant
Ooty, April 21, 2016
Satisfactory
My sbi life term insurance plan is good with nice benefits. The policy coverage is high ~89% and the claims are approx. Rs.36 L after policy get mature. Claims are easily sanctioned because of fast services provided by the executives. Fantastic policy plan which provides good terms and conditions.
Devesh
Navi_mumbai, April 21, 2016
Good Investment
I own sbi life term insurance plan and it really very good. The premiums are ~Rs.39.3 K per year. The claims are good and easily sanctioned. Service facilitate by executives and staff members are very nice and fast. The policy saves taxes and it is really very good investment for future.
Nirmal
Jajpur, April 21, 2016
Very Nice
Policy plan is nice with huge benefits like low premiums and the policy coverage is high 87%. Claims are are good and the payback amount is around Rs.33 L after the policy get mature. Internet services are great with easy interface and vast variety of policies are there with full descriptions. Good future investment which saves taxes.
Gautam
Agartala, April 21, 2016
Good Service
I purchase sbi life term insurance plan. They has good in facilitate the fast services. Policy coverage is 91% and the claims are good with easy claiming process. The investment is good and it saves taxes also. The behaviour of executives and staff members is good with great service provided anytime.
Duggandla
Hyderabad, March 02, 2016
"Good"
My term plan has all benefits which i bought from sbi life insurance. Policy coverage is 90% and claims are ~Rs.18 L. Service are good and claiming process get easy due to fast service. I really like the policy terms and conditions.
Plan Name: eShield
Agent Code: BPW00301
Satish
Udaipur, March 02, 2016
superb plan.
My term policy plan is with sbi life insurance. Policy is nice with low premiums and even terms and conditions are also good. Policy coverage and claims are high. Service is the best and executives and staff behave well with any query or conversation.
Plan Name: eShield
Agent Code: BPW00301
VIJAY
Delhi, March 01, 2016
Good Plan.
I purchase sbi life insurance term policy plan and i'm really happy with the terms and conditions of the policy. Coverage of the plan is high and the investment is low. Claims are also good ~Rs.13 L. The service is fast and always on time. Thanks for this great policy plan.
Plan Name: eShield
Agent Code: BEW00148
Ankita
Mumbai, February 25, 2016
Average Policy.
I bought sbi life insurance term plan. The policy coverage and the claims are not that much as i expected. Premiums are high and services are okay not the best and not even poor. Kaam chalau plan hai.
Plan Name: eShield
Agent Code: BPW00301
Gaurav
Indore, February 24, 2016
Okay.
My policy plan is not that good as i expected. Even the premiums are high but the returns are not. SBI life insurance term plan provide good services but not much good in other fields. Claims are also fair.
Plan Name: eShield
Agent Code: BPW00065
Prashant
Vadodara, February 24, 2016
Policy coverage is less.
I have sbi term insurance plan which has low policy coverage but the service provided is great. Premium is low but the returns are also not much higher. An average policy plan according to me.
Plan Name: eShield
Agent Code: BEW00148
ROHIT
Patna, February 19, 2016
Great Policy Plan.
I have sbi term insurance policy plan which has low premiums. But the investment is also little bit high. Policy coverage is 90% and the claims are easy to get without any waiting. Service is really good, i'm happy with my policy plan.
Plan Name: eShield
Agent Code: BEW00148
Gaurav
Indore, February 18, 2016
Average Policy.
I bought term policy plan and sbi life insurance has low premiums on policies. You guys provided the nice services but please improve on your websites. Claims and policy coverage are high. I must say an average policy with okay benefits.
Plan Name: eShield
Agent Code: BPW00065
Neeraj
Delhi, February 18, 2016
Fine term plan
SBI life insurance term plan i have which provides me many benefits. Low premiums and high returns. Policy coverage is 80% and Policy claims are around eighteen lakhs. Services are pretty fast and on time time now. Great work.
Plan Name: eShield
Agent Code: BPW00301
SatheeshKumar
Bengaluru, February 12, 2016
Good Life Insurance Policy.
My life is secure with sbi insurance. The policy is good enough to give five stars with closed eyes. The policy coverage is 90% and the claim is ~Rs.25 lakh. The service is very fast and follow-ups is time to time with nice response.
Plan Name: eShield
Agent Code: BBE06282
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