SBI Life Smart Champ Insurance plan is a participating non-linked individual life insurance plan. The product has been developed to provide life coverage along with savings to secure educational needs for your child. It also ensures financial security for the uncertainties of life in the future, even if you are not there to take care of your family. As the SBI Life Smart Champ Insurance plan is a participating plan, it participates in profits and accumulates bonuses after every policy year ends until the child turns 18 years of age.
|Entry Age||Min: 21 years |
Max: 50 years
|Maturity Age||i) For Life Insured- Min: 21 years, Max: 50 years |
ii) For Child- 21 years
|Sum Assured||Min: Rs. 1 lakh (multiples of Rs. 1,000) |
Max: Rs. 1 crore (subject to underwriting)
|Policy Tenure (in years)||21 minus child’s entry age|
|Premium Paying Term (in years)||18 minus child’s entry age|
|Premium Paying Frequency||Single Premium/Yearly/Half-yearly/Quarterly/Monthly |
i) Single Pay: Rs. 66,000
Yearly: Rs. 6,000
Half-yearly: Rs. 3,000
Quarterly: Rs. 1,500
Monthly: Rs. 500
As per underwriting, on the basis of maximum BSA
This benefit of the plan is payable in case of death or accidental total permanent disability. The death benefit equal to the higher sum assured amount in a lump sum or 105% of total premiums paid till death is paid for an insured event during the policy tenure only if the policy is in force.
You can avail smart benefits to fulfil your child’s educational needs as described below in the following table (at the end of the policy year when your child completes 18, 19, 20 and 21 years of age):
|Child’s Age (in years)||Benefits|
|18||25 % Basic Sum Assured + 25% Simple Reversionary Bonus|
|19||25 % Basic Sum Assured + 25% Simple Reversionary Bonus|
|20||25 % Basic Sum Assured + 25% Simple Reversionary Bonus|
|21||25 % Basic Sum Assured + 25% Simple Reversionary Bonus + Terminal Bonus, if applicable|
A discounted value of future due instalments inclusive of a terminal bonus, if any, can be availed as a lump sum at a discounted rate of 6.25% per annum.
Offers financial security to your family during your absence by waiving off all the due future premiums for the policy. Accrued bonus will continue to add if applicable.
In an insured event, the policy guarantees to pay a lump sum amount, i.e. ‘Sum Assured on Insured Event’ immediately so as not to face any financial disputes.
Details of the policy:
|Age of the Policyholder||35 years|
|Age of the Child||6 years|
|Sum Assured||Rs. 5 lakhs|
|Premium Payment Term||12 years|
|Premium Paying Mode||Annually|
|Policy Tenure||15 years|
|Date of Commencement of Risks||1st March 2020|
The annualized premium for the above-mentioned policy = Rs. 41,410 + Taxes
After the child attains an age of 18 years, Mr. Vikram will get the following benefits:
|Smart Benefit Payment Due Date||Age of Child (in years)||Smart Benefits (in Rs.)|
|@4 %||@8 %|
|Guaranteed Smart Benefits (in Rs.)||Non-guaranteed Simple vested bonus +Terminal bonus (if any) (in Rs.)||Guaranteed Smart Benefits (in Rs.)||Non-guaranteed Simple vested bonus +Terminal bonus (if any) (in Rs.)|
|1st March 2032||18||1,25,000||28,500||1,25,000||45,000|
|1st March 2033||19||1,25,000||28,500||1,25,000||45,000|
|1st March 2034||20||1,25,000||28,500||1,25,000||45,000|
|1st March 2035||21||1,25,000||45,000||1,25,000||72,000|
**Note: The rates of returns per annum mentioned in the table are only illustrative scenarios including all applicable charges. Returns are dependent on a number of factors comprising future investment efficiency.
The policy offers a loan facility to meet emergency financial requirements prior to the last 3 policy years. Loans can be taken only after the policy acquires surrender value and can be available for a maximum of 90% of the surrender value. The interests of the loan shall be declared by the company.
Rebates on Large Sum Assured
The policy offer rebates per Rs. 1,000 sum assured on opting for a larger cover as follows:
|Basic Sum Assured (BSA)||Rebate per Rs. 1,000/- Basic Sum Assured|
|LPPT Policies||SP Policies|
|Rs. 1 Lakh < BSA < Rs. 2 Lakhs||NIL||NIL|
|Rs. 2 Lakhs = < BSA < Rs. 3 Lakhs||3.00||6.50|
|Rs. 3 Lakhs = < BSA < Rs. 5 Lakhs||4.50||9.50|
|> = Rs. 5 Lakhs||5.50||11.00|
SBI Life Smart Champ Insurance provides a grace period of 30 days from the premium due date for yearly/half-yearly/quarterly premium frequency and 15 days for monthly premium frequency.
The policy will remain in force throughout the Grace Period and shall lapse if no premium is paid at the end of the Grace Period.
A lapsed Life Smart Champ Insurance can be renewed within 5 consecutive years from the date of first unpaid premium provided the policyholder will pay all the overdue premiums subject to satisfactory insurability statements.
Free Look Period
15 days free look period is provided to the policyholder for policies purchased from any source except through distance marketing.
On the other hand, 30 days free look period is provided for electronic policies.
Tax benefits are applicable to the policy as per the income tax laws in India under Section 80C, that are subject to change from time to time.
The policy shall not cover a few conditions and has some permanent exclusions in its clauses:
Yes, the plan provides cover to NRIs also.
Yes, in case of an unfortunate event, paid-up sum assured along with accrued vested bonuses and the terminal bonus is payable.
‘LPPT’ stands for Limited Premium Payment Term policy and ‘SP’ stands for Single Premium policy.
On paying premiums for at least 2 consecutive policy years, the policy will acquire a surrender value in case of LPPT policy, whereas the same will acquire anytime throughout the policy tenure for SP policy.
Yes, you can change the nominee anytime before the maturity of the policy.
On the death of the nominee child before 18 years, no contingent benefits will be paid to the policyholder as the policy is liable for the benefit of the nominee child and not for the parent(s).
No, the policy does not offer any rider options.
Last updated on 05-11-2020