Life's uncertainties are unforeseen, and dealing with them may sometimes become difficult, which is why people have to have financial planning. Term plans are the most cost-effective and beneficial financial plans that offer full life cover. Shriram Life offers Smart Protection Plan, which is designed to provide financial security in the event of death with enhanced protection for accidental death and critical illness.Read more
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Further here, we have discussed in details about different aspects of the policy.
The following are the eligibility criteria of the policy
Age at Entry
Minimum: 18 years (age last birthday)
Maximum: 65 years (age last birthday)
: 59 years (age last birthday) for POS Policies
Maximum Maturity Age
75 Years (age last birthday)
65 years (age last birthday) for POS
Minimum: 6 years
Maximum: 10 years
Premium Paying Term
Minimum Premium (Rs)
Minimum: Rs. 3,00,000 (for age 40 and below)
Rs. 1,00,000 (for ages above 40 years)
Maximum: Rs. 14, 00,000 subject to Board approved underwriting policy. (Sum assured is in multiples of Rs.1 lakh only; for POS policies, it will be in multiple of Rs. 50,000 only).
‘Death Sum Assured’ is described as ‘highest of
‘Basic Sum Assured’ means the Sum Assured chosen by the policyholder at the start of the policy.
‘Single Premium Paid’ here implies a single premium amount without any taxes or rider premium.
‘Annualized Premium’ means the chosen yearly amount payable by the policyholder, excluding modal premiums loadings and extra underwriting premiums, if any.
There is no Maturity benefit.
The policyholder can choose any of three plans as per his needs. The premium rates will vary according to the plan.
Silver: Life Cover, If the Life Assured’s death occurs within the policy term, ‘Death Sum Assured’ will be paid. After the death benefit has been paid, the policy will be terminated.
Gold: Life Cover with in-built Accidental Death benefit. If the Life Assured’s death occurs within the policy term, ‘Death Sum Assured’ will be paid. If accidental death occurs, an extra benefit that equals the Sum Assured will be paid.
Accidental death will be considered a death due to an accident when all injuries result in Life Assured’s death within 180 days from the date of the accident. If an accident happens before the end of the policy term, but death occurs within 180 days after the end of the policy term, the accidental claim amount will be paid by the company.
Diamond: Life Cover with in-built Critical Illness Benefit:
If Death is first to occur- The policyholder’s nominee gets the ‘Death Sum Assured’ if Life Assured’s death occurs within the policy term. After the payment of the death benefit, the policy will be terminated.
If Critical illness is first to occur: In the incident of any of the covered critical illness, a critical illness benefit of 25% of the sum assured will be paid immediately, and the policy continues for life cover only till the end of the policy term.
If Life Assured’s death occurs during the remaining policy term, 'Death Sum Assured' will be paid after deducting the Critical Illness benefit that was already given earlier. The policy will be terminated after that. The future premiums after the incidence of the covered critical illness will be waived.
There are Six major critical illnesses covered under the in-built Accelerated Critical Illness Benefit –
Premiums are exclusive of taxes. Tax benefits are available as per prevailing tax laws and subject to changes according to the tax laws from time to time.
“Tax benefit is subject to changes in tax laws. Standard T&C apply.”
A 35-year-old man purchases Shriram Life Smart Protection Plan SP with Diamond option. The Sum assured is Rs 5 lakhs, and the policy term is 10 years. In the event of any critical illness, he will receive 25% of Sum Assured, and in case of death, the nominee or the beneficiary will receive 75% of the Sum Assured.
Critical Illness Care Rider
In case the Life Assured is first diagnosed with any of the covered illnesses any time after 90 days from the date of commencement, the Rider pays 100% of the Sum Assured, or the life assured survives for at least 30 days from the date of the first diagnosis.
Accidental Death and Disability Rider
In this Rider, the Rider Sum Assured will become payable in the event of the life assured’s death caused by accident or the life assured becomes totally or permanently disabled.
Accidental Death & Disability Income Rider
If Life Assured’s death occurs by accident or the life assured becomes permanently disabled before the end of the rider term, 1% of Rider Sum Assured is paid every month till the end of the rider term or for a period of 10 years, whichever is higher.
Shriram Extra Insurance Cover Rider
At the inception of the policy or at policy anniversary, the policyholder can choose this Rider along with the base plan for a nominal premium*.
The nominee or beneficiary of the policyholder shall be entitled to 80% of the Single Premium paid till the date of death if death due to suicide occurs within 12 months from the date of commencement of risk or the date of revival of the policy.
Following are excluded from the benefits- Suicide, attempted suicide or intentional self-inflicted act, suicide by medically sane or insane, taking drugs, alcohol, participation in an illegal or criminal act, war-like operations, invasion, civil commotion, riots, and revolution, participation in any flying activities, or injuries or diseases arising from hazardous sports hobbies or pastimes.
Exclusion under option Diamond
Following are excluded from the benefits- Cancer of specified severity, Other acute Coronary Syndromes, Any type of angina pectoris, Angioplasty and/or any other intra-arterial procedures, Traumatic injury of the brain, Transient ischemic attacks (TIA), vestibular functions, and Other stem-cell transplants, Vascular disease of only the eye or optic nerve.
Documents Required While Buying Shriram Life Smart Protection Plan
For KYC, any of these documents is required:
These are the step to buy it online:
Premiums can be paid in Yearly mode only.
The policy term is minimum for 6 years and maximum for 10 years.
A Grace period of 30 days is allowed for the payment of the premium.
In the event of a critical illness, 25% of the sum assured will be paid.
If the premium remains unpaid at the expiry of the Grace Period during the first two years, the policy will lapse, and no benefits will be paid.
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*All savings are provided by the insurer as per the IRDAI approved insurance plan. Standard T&C apply.
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