Jeevan Pramukh – The Insurance Plans For High Worth Individuals

LIC Jeevan Pramukh (Plan No. 167) is the best plan for high-worth individuals i.e. Managers, CEOs, corporates, professionals, industrialists, estate owners, NRI, film stars, etc. Jeevan Pramukh’s plan comes with a convenient premium paying term of 3, 4, and 5 years. However, the Life insurance cover continues for a longer term even after the premium paying term.

Jeevan Pramukh also provides guaranteed addition of Rs.50/- per thousand Sum Assured per year for the first 5 years and a revisionary bonus thereafter in addition to your basic sum assured.

This is an Endowment Assurance plan offering the choice of three premium paying terms. It provides financial protection against death throughout the term of the plan with the payment of maturity amount on survival to the end of the policy term.

Modes of Premium Payment:
Premiums are payable yearly, half-yearly, quarterly or monthly, as opted by you, throughout the premium paying term or till earlier death.

Guaranteed Additions:
The policy provides for the Guaranteed Additions at the rate of Rs. 50/- per thousand Sum Assured for each completed year for the first five years of the policy. The Guaranteed Additions are payable along with the Sum Assured at the time of claim.

Bonuses :
The policy participates in the profits of the Corporation’s life insurance business from the 6th year onwards. It will get a share of the profits in the form of bonuses. Simple Reversionary Bonuses will be declared per thousand Sum Assured annually at the end of each financial year. Once declared, they will form part of the guaranteed benefits of the policy.

Maturity Benefit:
The Sum Assured along with accrued guaranteed additions and vested simple reversionary bonuses and Terminal Bonus, if any, is payable in a lump sum on survival to the end of the policy term.

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Death Benefit:
On the death of the Life Assured during the term of the policy an amount equal to the Sum Assured along with accrued Guaranteed Additions and vested Simple Reversionary Bonuses and Terminal Bonus, if any, shall be payable provided the policy is in full force.

Paid-up Value:
If, after more than one full years’ premiums have been paid in respect of the Policy, any subsequent premium be not duly paid, the Policy shall not be wholly void but the Sum Assured shall be reduced to such a sum which shall bear the same ratio to the full Sum Assured as the number of premiums actually paid shall bear to the total number of premiums originally stipulated for in the Policy.

The policy so reduced shall thereafter be free from all liabilities for payment of the within-mentioned premium and shall not be entitled to the future Guaranteed Additions and bonuses.

However, the existing accrued Guaranteed Additions and vested Simple Reversionary Bonuses, if any, will remain attached to the reduced paid-up policy.

The paid-up value along with accrued Guaranteed Additions and vested Simple Reversionary Bonuses, if any, shall be payable on maturity or earlier death of the Life Assured.

Surrender Value:
The policy can be surrendered for cash after more than one year’s premiums have been paid.
The Guaranteed Surrender Value allowable under this plan will be equal to 30% of the total amount of premiums paid excluding the premiums for the first year and extra premiums if any.

The cash value of any accrued Guaranteed Additions and vested Simple Reversionary Bonuses, if any, will also be payable after the completion of 3 years.

Special Surrender Value will be available after the policy has completed 3 years from the date of commencement. The cash value of any accrued Guaranteed Additions and vested Simple Reversionary Bonuses, if any, will also be payable after the completion of 3 years.

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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, half-yearly, or quarterly premiums and 15 days for monthly premiums.

Revivals or reinstatements of lapsed policy:
If the policy has lapsed, it may be revived during the lifetime of the Life Assured, but within a period of 5 years from the date of first unpaid premium and before the date of maturity on submission of proof of continued insurability to the satisfaction of the Corporation and the payment of all the arrears of premium together with interest at such rate as may be prevailing at the time of the payment.

Where a policy under this plan has been taken by an employee under Keyman Insurance and such Keyman leaves the services and joins another employer, the policy may be transferred in favor of the new employer subject to fulfillment of the following conditions:

1) The old employer requests for the transfer of the policy and is prepared to execute an assignment in favor of the new employer

2) The Life Assured employee is a keyman of the new employer, and

3) The policy is in full force

The terms of transfer may be decided by both the employers mutually. Needless to add that such transfer will be subject to approval from LIC.

Cooling-off period:
If a policyholder is not satisfied with the “Terms and Conditions” of the policy, he/she may return the policy to the Corporation within 15 days.

The loan is permissible subject to the usual terms and conditions. The rate of interest on the loan shall be charged at the rate of 10.5% p.a. payable half-yearly. The Corporation may revise the rate of interest in the future.

The normal documents which the claimant shall submit while lodging the claim in case of death of the policyholder shall be the claim forms, as prescribed by the Corporation, accompanied with an original policy document, proof of title, proof of death, proof of accident/disability, medical treatment prior to death, employer’s certificate, whichever is applicable, to the satisfaction of the Corporation. If the age is not admitted under the Policy, the proof of age of the Life Assured shall also be submitted.

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Where the policy results in a maturity claim or in case of surrender of the policy, the Life Assured shall submit the discharge form along with the original policy document. The Life Assured shall also submit proof of age if the age is not admitted earlier.


  • Minimum Age at entry: 18 Years completed
  • Maximum Age at entry: 65 Years (Age nearer birthday)
  • Maximum Maturity Age: 75 Years (Age nearer birthday)
  • Policy Term: 5, 10, 15, 20, or 25 years
  • Sum Assured: Minimum sum assured 10 lakh, thereafter in multiples of Rs. 1,00,000

Rebate ( Discount on the policy):

  • Yearly: 2% of tabular premium
  • Half-yearly: 1% of tabular premium
  • Quarterly: Nil
  • Monthly: 5% extra on tabular premium
  • Sum Assured Rebate: Rs. 0.50 per thousand Sum Assured on above Rs.50 lakh SA.

Update: Plan No. 167 LIC Jeevan Pramukh Has Been Discontinued.

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