LIC AGENCY AS Career
Life insurance agency is a unique career if you want to be LIC agent in mumbai – it is monetarily rewarding and soul satisfying too.The commodity that a life insurance agent sells is unique- you sell and service financial security and hence the pattern of remuneration for the same is also unique. Life insurance profession is the “best paid hard work”. The harder you work the more commission you get. The Profession of LIC Agent is called LIC Agency and LIC Agent Recruitment is done with the guidelines of IRDA.
Its A Part Time Profession/JOB
Commission Based Profession (not salary )
Without Leaving Present JOB/BUSINESS
Unlimited Income :
One Can write own cheque with own working hours.An agent works on commission basis. A stated percentage of the premium collected through his agency is paid as commission.
Section 40 A(1) if the Insurance Act states that commission shall be
35% of the first year’s premium
7.5% of the second and third year’s renewal premium
5% of subsequent renewal premium till maturity of policy.
Commission rates are less if
for shorter duration policies means less than 15 yrs term and
Under single premium plans,only 2% of premium Commission would be given.
Like any other professionals
Health consultants, (LIC agent is an Insurance consultant)
Pension (life time) :
As Renewal Commission life time till premium paid
If LIC agent works for 5 years,
As long as his policyholders pay renewal premiums,he or his Family Members will receive the renewal commission.(ERC & HRC)
Up to a maximum of Rs. 3,00,000/- is payable under Schedule VI of the (Agents) Rules, 1972 provided the agent has completed the business guarantee for at least 15 years called as “qualifying years”. The total amount of gratuity payable depends upon the total number of qualifying years and the amount of renewal 8 commission he earned in the “qualifying years” out of the last 15 years of agency. Gratuity is payable at age 60/65 or on resignation or termination for any reason other than an excepted reason, subject to fulfillment of the above condition. Gratuity is also payable on death while agency is subsisting and the amount depends on the number of “qualifying years” completed and the renewal commission earned in the “qualifying years”.
Dream TWO/FOUR Wheeler :
Loan with no interest, Only principle amount have to pay without interest in 60 months.
Loan on 5.25% interest only.
Agent can have office to nurture old clients and procure new clients. LIC will pay allowance upto Rs 25000 per month.
STATUS IN SOCIETY:
LIC agency gives a good recognition in the society
Adding “LIC” to your Vehicle or to your Visiting Card will give a status
Like MDRT,Club Member
Job Satisfaction :
With no hectic office hour, No target ,No pressure
Help to the Nation:
Some Part of your LIC premium goes to Nation building Like Bridge/Fly over /Road etc
Eligibility to be LIC agent:
Min SSC Passed and I8 yrs completed is necessary but actually ,one should have soft skill to sales policy and retain the customer for ever. So that one can generate new prospect from old one. LIC agent protecting funds of customer as well as providing risk cover also. Hence ,LIC agent always update them self with financial news.
Procedure to be LIC agent
There are few steps to follow to be LIC agent .Those are as below
Fill the Agency and urn forms
Get online /Offline training
Pass IRDA Exam
Interview at Branch level .Then get LIC Agency code.