Endowment Plan Summary:

It is one of the oldest and popular LIC plans. Endowment policy (Table 14) provides financial assistance to the family of the life assured in the event of policyholders early death or a lump sum amount on policyholders survival up to the selected term. Hence, the Endowment plan (Table 14) provides for family income in the event of unfortunate death of the life assured or makes provision for retirement in case of living too long. An endowment Plan is best for every reason, for all long and short-term financial needs.

Endowment Policy Benefits:

  • Natural Death:
    Sum Assured + Bonus for a number of years premium paid + Terminal Bonus if any.
  • Accidental Death:
    Double Sum Assured + Bonus for a number of years premium paid + Terminal Bonus if any.
  • Maturity:
    Sum Assured + Bonus + Terminal Bonus.
  • Accident And Permanent Disability Benefit:
    The accident benefit is a maximum Rs.50 lakh.
  • Tax Benefit:
    Tax benefit on your premium u/s 80C and Maturity/Death Claim u/s 10 (10D)
  • Loan:
    Loan Facility is available on this policy after 3 years, you can also use it as Housing Loan collateral.

Premium Payment:
You can pay premium Yearly, Half-yearly, Quarterly, Monthly or Single premium.

Endowment plan Eligibility Conditions and Restrictions:

  • Minimum age: 12 years
  • Maximum age: 65 years
  • Maximum age at Maturity: 75 years
  • Min. Term: 5 years
  • Max Term: 55 years
  • Minimum SA: Rs.50,000/-
  • Max. Sum Assured: No Limit


Mr. Rajesh buys an Endowment policy under Table-14 for Rs.1 Lakh for 25 years term. He dies due to disease after 3 yrs. In this case, Mr. Rajesh’s family/nominee will receive Rs.1, 14,400(Rs.14, 400 being a Bonus for 3 yrs at an estimated Rs.48 per 1000 p.a.). If Rajesh survive till maturity he would receive Rs.2,70,000 as maturity benefit (Rs.1,20,000 being Bonus for 25 yrs at an estimated Rs.48 per 1000 p.a. + FAB @ 500/- per 1000 = 50,000/-)

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Update: Endowment plan Table No. 14 Has Been Discontinued.

The above is the product summary giving the key features of the plan. This is for illustrative purposes only. This does not represent a contract and for details please refer to your policy document.