LIC Jeevan Varsha Summary:

Jeevan Varsha (Plan No. 196) is a money back plan with Guaranteed Additions and Loyalty Additions, if any.
Jeevan Varsha is a close ended plan and it would be open for sale from 16th February, 2009 to 31st March, 2009.

1. Features:

  • Short-Term Money-Back for for 9 Years or 12 years.
  • Policy Term for 9 Years or 12 Years
  • Assured Money-Back every 3 years (Survival Benefit)
  • Guaranteed Returns – Rs.65 per Thousand for 9 Years and Rs.70 per Thousand for 12 Years
  • Complete Risk Coverage throughout the Tenure
  • Profit-Sharing through Loyalty Additions.

LIC Jeevan Varsha

2. Benefits:

A) Death Benefit:
On death during the policy term excluding last policy year:  Sum Assured with accrued Guaranteed Additions.
On death during last policy year:  Sum Assured with accrued Guaranteed Additions along with Loyalty Addition, if any.

B) Survival Benefits in Jeevan Varsha:

Survival benefits will be payable as given below:

Survival at end of 9-year plan 12-year plan
3rd year 15% of Sum Assured
10% of Sum Assured
6th year 25% of Sum Assured 20% of Sum Assured
9th year 60% of S.A +G.A + L.A 30% of Sum Assured
12th year NA 40% S.A+ G.A+ L.A

c) Maturity Benefit

For policy term of 9 years: 60% of the Sum Assured along with Guaranteed Additions and Loyalty Addition, if any, will be payable.

For policy term of 12 years:  40% of the Sum Assured along with Guaranteed Additions and Loyalty Addition, if any, will be payable as described in above survival benefit table.

D) Guaranteed Addition:

The Guaranteed Addition will accrue for each policy year at the following rates:

– Rs. 65 per thousand Sum Assured per year for a policy of 9 years term.

– Rs. 70 per thousand Sum Assured per year for a policy of 12 years term.

In case of a death claim or surrender of fully paid up policy (applicable for policy term of 12 years), the Guaranteed Additions for the policy year of death or surrender will be added fully.

In case of surrenders and paid-up policies, the Guaranteed Additions for the policy year in which the last premium is received will be added on proportionate basis. For example, if two months’ premiums have been received for the policy year, then 2/12th of the Guaranteed Additions for that policy year shall be added.

E) Loyalty Addition:

Depending upon the Corporation’s experience with regard to policies issued under this plan, the policy will be eligible for Loyalty Addition on death during the last policy year or on the Life Assured surviving the stipulated date of maturity at such rate and on such terms as may be declared by the Corporation.

Eligibility Conditions and Restrictions Jeevan Varsha:

a) Minimum Sum Assured: Rs.75,000/- for ECS monthly mode OR Rs 50,000/- for other modes

b) Maximum Sum Assured: No limit

c) Minimum age at entry: 15 years completed.

d) Maximum age at entry: 66 years (nearest birthday) for policy of term 9 years 63 years(nearest birthday) for policy of term 12 years

e) Maximum age at maturity : 75 years nearest birthday

f) Policy Term : 9 & 12 years

g) Premium Paying Term:9 years

The Sum Assured shall be in multiples of Rs. 5,000.

Age at entry for the life assured is to be taken as age nearest birthday except for the minimum age at entry i.e. 15 years.

4. Modes of Premium Payment :

You can pay premium Yearly, Half yearly, Quarterly and Monthly (through ECS only)

Grace Period For Payment Of Premium:

A grace period of one month but not less than 30 days will be allowed for payment of yearly or half-yearly or quarterly premiums and 15 days for monthly premiums.

If death occurs within this period and before the payment of the premium then due, the policy will still be valid and the Sum Assured shall be paid after deduction of the said premium as also unpaid premiums falling due before the next Policy anniversary.

If premium is not paid before the expiry of the grace days, then the Policy will lapses.

5. Rebates (Discount):

Mode Rebates:

Rebates are available at the following rates:
Yearly mode : 2% of tabular premium
Half-yearly mode: 1% of the tabular premium

Sum Assured Rebates:

Sum Assured
Less than Rs.1, 00,000 Nil
Rs 1, 00,000 to Rs 1, 99,999 Rs 2.00
Rs 2, 00,000 ato Rs. 4,99,999 Rs 3.50
Rs. 5,00,000 and above Rs 5.00

6. Paid-Up Value:

If after at least 3 full years’ premiums have been paid in respect of this policy and any subsequent premium be not duly paid, this policy shall not be wholly void, but shall subsist as a paid-up policy for a reduced sum.


7. Guaranteed Surrender Value:

The Guaranteed surrender value will be available after the expiry of 3 policy years, provided the premiums have been paid for at least three years. The guaranteed surrender value allowable under this policy is equal to 30 percent of the total amount of the premiums paid excluding the premium for the first year, all extra premiums that may have been paid and the amount of survival benefits paid earlier. The cash value of any existing guaranteed additions will also be payable.

Jeevan Varsha Special Surrender Value:

Special surrender value will be payable if it is more favorable to the policyholder. The Special Surrender Value will be the discounted value of the Sum Assured and Guaranteed Additions accrued. The discount factors shall be the special surrender value factors used for Endowment Assurance plan, which will depend on the policy term and the duration elapsed since commencement of the policy. The cash value of any existing guaranteed additions will also be payable.

10. Loans:

Loan facility will be available under this plan after the policy acquires paid up value.
The rate of interest charged for this loan amount would be determined from time to time by the Corporation (LIC Of India).

Update: LIC Jeevan Varsha Plan No. 196 Has Been Discontinued.