For a customer who is comfortable using the internet and has some experience of having made an online purchase, buying life insurance online is an easy and a logical option. It's fast, easy and secure - just fill in the details and make the payment through Internet Banking. Apart from the convenience, online policy is also cheaper than the offline version as online rebate is also available.

LIC's E-TERM (UIN: 512N288V01)

LIC's e-Term is a regular premium non-participating "Online Term Assurance Policy" which provides financial protection to the insured's family in case of his/her unfortunate demise. This plan will be available through online application process only and no intermediaries will be involved.

  • Available through Online mode (www.licindia.in)
  • Pure Term plan
  • Differential premium rates for Smoker/Non-Smoker lives
  • Proposal on own life ONLY will be considered
Death Benefit In case of unfortunate death of the Life Assured during the policy term Sum Assured shall be payable.
Maturity Benefit On survival to the end of the policy term, nothing shall be payable.
Minimum Sum Assured Rs. 25,00,000 for Aggregate category
Rs. 50,00,000 for Non-smoker category
Maximum Sum Assured No limit
Minimum age at entry 18 years (completed)
Maximum age at entry 60 years (nearest birthday)
Maximum cover ceasing age 75 years (nearest birthday)
Minimum policy term 10 years
Maximum policy term 35 years
Mode of payment Premiums are to be paid annually.
Eligible life The person should be Resident Indian residing in India.
He should NOT BE Non-Resident Indian(NRI), Overseas Citizen of India(OCI)or Person of Indian Origin(PIO).
He/she must have own earned income.
One cannot propose for anyone other than self. Key Man Insurance (KMI)/ Partnership/ Employer-Employee Cover will not be allowed.
  • ♦ What is LIC's e -Term Policy?


    → LIC's e-Term policy is a pure life cover policy. Under this insurance policy, against payment of regular premium, the insurer agrees to pay your beneficiaries the sum assured in event of your premature death during policy term. However, if you survive till the end of the policy term, nothing is payable to you.

  • ♦ Who should buy Term Insurance?


    → Term insurance policies are best suited for working individuals who have dependents (Children, parents) and are looking for a considerable sum of protection against uncertainties of life (death) at fairly low prices.

    Term insurance plans fulfill the basic purpose of any life insurance policy by providing financial security for the applicant and his family.

  • ♦ Why should you buy a Term Insurance Plan Online?


    → Buying a term plan online is one of the cheapest modes to buy insurance as it saves your time and money. With the arrival of e-commerce the world has moved ahead fast, competitively.

  • ♦ What are the Qualifying criteria of LIC's e-term plan?


    → The person should be Resident Indian residing in India.
        He should NOT BE Non-Resident Indian(NRI), Overseas Citizen of India(OCI) or Person of Indian Origin(PIO).

    → Minimum entry age: 18 years (Completed).

    → Maximum entry age: 60 years (Nearest Birthday)

    → Maximum cover ceasing age: 75 years (Nearest Birthday)

    → He/she must have own earned income.

    → One cannot propose for anyone other than self.

    → One should have annual income around 3 lacs to purchase under Non-smoker rate. Income should be sufficient to cover all existing and proposed insurance cover under all insurers.

  • ♦ What is the minimum and maximum Policy Term?


    → Minimum Policy Term: 10 years

    → Maximum Policy Term: 35 years

  • ♦ What should be the duration (term) of my policy?


    → Ideally, the term of your policy should be equal to the number of years your family is expected to be dependent on you financially.

  • ♦ What are the premium payment modes available?


    → The Premiums can be paid in annual mode only.

  • ♦ Will my premium amount change during the tenure of the policy after I have bought the plan?


    Once the policy is issued, Premium will remain the same for the entire tenure of the policy. This is subject to service tax regulations as declared by the Government of India from time to time.

  • ♦ Who is a Nominee?


    → A nominee is a person who is eligible to receive the coverage amount from insurance policy in the event of death of the applicant.

  • ♦ Can the Nominee be a Minor?


    → Yes, a Nominee can be a Minor. However, an Appointee (major) has to be provided for the Minor Nominee.

  • ♦ What does my nominee receive after my death?


    → If death takes place during the term of the insurance policy, then the nominee receives the sum assured under the plan.

  • ♦ What is the Grace Period under the product?


    → A Grace Period of 30 days from the premium due date will be allowed under the product.

  • ♦ Can a loan be taken under this product?


    → Loan is not available under this product.

  • ♦ How can I pay the subsequent premium?


    → The subsequent premium can be paid online either through Net-Banking/ Credit Card/ Debit Card.

  • ♦ In case I have an existing term plan cover with another company can I still purchase LIC's e-Term?


    → The customer has to disclose his income details & his existing insurance cover details in corresponding sections while applying for cover under e-Term. Based on income and eligibility, the customer's request for cover can be considered.

  • ♦ Why should I buy a life insurance policy if I am already insured under a group insurance scheme by my employer?


    → It is always prudent to buy an individual life insurance policy because:

        a. The amount of insurance you are covered for may not be a very large sum.
        b. If your employer decides on cost-cutting, you may no longer be insured.
        c. If you decide to leave your employer, you may no longer be covered.
        d. The older you are when you buy insurance, the higher is the premium you have to pay for the same insurance cover.
  • ♦ Can I buy it under Non-medical Scheme?


    → Yes, if you are within 35 yrs. of age, with annual income > 3 lacs, you may purchase upto 40 lacs and if between 35 to 45 yrs of age, with annual income > 5 lacs, you may buy upto 30 lacs subject to you being Non-Smoker, No past medical history and underwriter's decision.

  • ♦ Will I have to undergo a medical test?


    → The requirement for a medical test may or may not arise depending on the underwriting requirements and your health disclosures. Your medical tests will be short and basic (some examples are: blood test, urine test etc.) and rest will depend on your health status which will be communicated to you by our office. Medical test is mandatory if proposed for Non-smoker rate and if it is not covered under Non-medical scheme. All medical expenses will be borne by LIC of India if your proposal results into a policy.

  • ♦ Can I buy one more online policy?


    → Yes, you can buy another online policy in your name if you believe you need more life cover.

  • ♦ When will my life insurance cover begin?


    → Your coverage will begin only on acceptance and completion of your proposal.

  • ♦ If I am travelling abroad for business/vacation will I be covered?


    → Once the policy is issued you are covered across the globe. Even in case you get an opportunity to work abroad the coverage shall be applicable.

  • ♦ What is Non-Smoker Rate?


    → Non-Smoker rate is applicable for sum assured 50 lacs and above and offered to people who are Non-smoker or do not use tobacco in any form. For people other than Non-smoker and proposer of e-Term upto 49 lacs, Aggregate rate will be applicable.

  • ♦ Where can I contact / write to know the status of my application?


    You can write to us at online_dmkt@licindia.com or call our toll free number 1800227717


It is an Immediate Annuity plan, which can be purchased by paying a lump sum amount. The plan provides for annuity payments of a stated amount throughout the life time of the annuitant.

The policy does not acquire any paid-up value. No surrender value will be available and No loan will be available under the policy.

Online Incentive Rebate of 1% by way of increase in the basic annuity rate will be available.
Immediate Annuity Starts as early as next month.
Single Premium Pay - Once - Enjoy - Forever
Purchase Limits Minimum purchase price : Rs.1,50,000/-
No maximum limits for purchase price, annuity etc.
Incentive for High Purchase Price If your purchase price is Rs. 2,50,000/- or more, you will receive higher amount of annuity due to available incentives.
Age Limits Minimum age at entry: 30 years
Maximum age at entry: 85 years
Age proof is necessary
Medical No medical examination is required.
Annuity Options Seven options of annuity to choose from.
Annuity Mode Annuity may be paid either at monthly, quarterly, half yearly or yearly intervals. You may opt any mode of payment of Annuity.

You may choose any one from the below mentioned annuity options

(i). Annuity payable for life at a uniform rate.
(ii). Annuity payable for 5, 10, 15 or 20 years certain and thereafter as long as the annuitant is alive.
(iii). Annuity for life with return of purchase price on death of the annuitant.
(iv). Annuity payable for life increasing at a simple rate of 3% p.a.
(v). Annuity for life with a provision of 50% of the annuity payable to spouse during his/her lifetime on death of the annuitant.
(vi). Annuity for life with a provision of 100% of the annuity payable to spouse during his/her lifetime on death of the annuitant.
(vii). Annuity for life with a provision of 100% of the annuity payable to spouse during his/ her life time on death of annuitant. The purchase price will be returned on the death of last survivor.
Please note - Once chosen, the option cannot be altered.

Amount of annuity payable at yearly intervals which can be purchased for Rs. 1,00,000/- under different options is as under:

Age last birthday Yearly annuity amount under annuity option
(i) (ii)
(15 yrs
(iii) (iv) (v) (vi) (vii)
30 7190 7160 6890 5250 7080 6970 6860
40 7510 7440 6930 5610 7310 7120 6890
50 8140 7950 7000 6280 7760 7420 6930
60 9350 8790 7110 7530 8640 8030 7010
70 12080 9830 7260 10220 10560 9370 7130
80 17880 10440 7480 15890 14600 12340 7290