SBI Life Insurance Company was formed by coming together of the two biggest multinational financial services companies. State Bank of India, the largest public-sector multinational bank in India holds 62.1% of total capital and 22% of the capital is being held by BNP Paribas Cardif, French multinational bank and financial services company. SBI Life insurance company has won many awards for its excellence in the field of insurance. SBI life insurance offers a comprehensive range of customizable products starting from pure protection plans to investment and pension products to meet the diverse range of customer needs.
Term life insurance plans are the traditional and pure protection plans offered by insurance companies. It is basically a life insurance plan that provides life cover for a specific period of time in return of the premium paid. In the event of death during the policy term, sum assured guaranteed by the policy will be payable to the beneficiary. If the policyholder survives the period, nothing will be paid in return at the end of the term. The best part is, term insurance plans provide the highest life cover at a cheaper rate in comparison to other life insurance products.
SBI Life’s Smart Shield is a traditional non-participating, pure term life insurance plan that helps you plan for your uncertain future. For every breadwinner of the family, securing the family financially against unforeseen circumstances is the foremost requirement before starting any other investment. SBI Life’s Smart Shield is a well-crafted product to meet your insurance needs. It provides comprehensive protection at an affordable rate. Availing complete protection ensures your family’s financial security even when you are not around.
|Category/ policy term||15 years||20 years||25 years|
|Smokers||Rs. 8,451||Rs. 10,071||Rs. 11,975|
|Non-smokers||Rs. 6,687||Rs. 7,785||Rs. 9,126|
|Sum Assured (in Rs.)||Rebate (% of premium)|
|50 lakhs to 99 lakhs||10%|
|1 cr. to 4.99 cr.||25%|
|5 cr. and above||30%|
|Entry age||18 years||60 years|
|Maturity age||–||80 years|
|Plan options||Level term assurance
Increasing term assurance
|Plan term||5 years||80 years less entry age|
|Plan types||Single premium or Regular premium|
|Premium payment frequency||Single/Yearly/Half-yearly/Quarterly/Monthly|
|Premium paying term||Same as policy term|
|Premium frequency loading||Half-yearly: 51% of the annual premium
Quarterly: 26% of the annual premium
Monthly: 8.5% of the annual premium
|Based on the sum assured|
|Sum assured||Rs. 25,00,000 (in multiples of Rs. 1,00,000)||No limit|
Please note:For the monthly mode of premium payment, three months premium has to be paid in advance. Renewal premium payment can be made through only the electronic clearing system (ECS) or Standing instructions
For SBI Life’s accidental death benefit rider, SBI life’s Accidental total and permanent disability rider
|Entry age||18 years||60 years|
|Maturity age||–||70 years|
|Policy term||5 years||30 years|
|Basic sum assured||Rs. 25,000||Rs. 50 lakhs|
For SBI life’s criti care 13 non-linked rider
|Entry age||18 years||55 years|
|Maturity age||–||64 years|
|Policy term||64 years- entry age|
|Basic sum assured||Rs. 25,000||Rs. 20 lakh|
Below are the premium rates for a 30 year old male/female based on the plan option chosen and lifestyle.
Sum assured: Rs. 1Cr.
Policy term: 30 years
|Plan option||Gender||Lifestyle||Annual premium (in Rs.)|
|Level term assurance||Male||Smoker||16,560|
|Increasing term assurance||Male||Smoker||28,238|
Every earning individual of the family or someone who has dependents on him/her should buy SBI life’s Smart Shield plan with necessary coverage to protect the family from any unforeseen eventualities. If you are looking for a term life cover with added benefits and riders at reasonable cost, SBI Life’s Smart Shield is an ideal option.
SBI life’s Smart Shield plan can be bought from 18 years of age to 60 years. However, it’s recommended to buy at young age as soon as you start earning to get the comprehensive coverage at a lesser cost.
|Plan option||Surrender value|
|Level term assurance||Single premium amount paid*75%* outstanding term to maturity/total term|
|Increasing term assurance||Single premium * 80% (outstanding term to maturity/total term)*(average of effective sum assured at surrender and effective sum assured at time of maturity/ average of initial sum assured sum assured and effective sum assured at maturity)|
For example, you have bought SBI Life’s Smart Shield plan for single premium with level term assurance option for 30 years term. Let’s say you have paid, Rs.30, 000 as single premium. After 10 years of policy, you chose to surrender, then the surrender value would be: Rs. 30,000 * 75% * 10 years/ 20 years = Rs. 11,250.
Suicide exclusion: under this, if policyholder commits, sane or insane, commits suicide within a year of policy purchase, then no benefits will be paid to the beneficiary. Only 80% of the premium paid is given back to nominee or beneficiaries provided policy is in force.
SBI Life’s Smart Shield plan is a comprehensive policy to meet all your insurance needs. With attractive features, plan options and additional rider benefits, SBI Life’s Smart Shield plan can be perfect solution for securing your family’s future completely even when you are not around.
Yes. You can get your policy revived to enjoy all the benefits offered in the plan. When a policy lapses for not paying the premium within the grace period of 30 days’ time, revival can be done within two years from the date of first unpaid premium.
Yes. Policy can be cancelled during the free look period in case you are not satisfied with the terms and conditions of the policy. Free look period is 15 days for offline policy and 30 days for policies bought through distance marketing channels. However, it’s important to state the reason for cancellation.
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