LIC agent is a person who knows well (detailed information) about the policies and the nature of the policies. When there is an opening for a LIC agent individuals can apply to the post. After the checking the eligibility criteria they are called for written exams. Once you clear the exam you can join the LIC agent post.
The duty of the LIC agent is to make people know about the various policies and he/she has to make people take up the policies. He/she is given commission, depending on the policy nature and investment, for that from the LIC.
The basic eligibility of the individual who is applying for the LIC agent post is to have passed twelfth standard and must have completed eighteen years of age. You should contact the officer of the nearest branch of the LIC and he/she will introduce you to the development officer. You will be sent to a divisional agency for the training purpose and here you will be given hundred hours of training about the LIC policies, aims, plans, etc. Then there will be an exam called IRDA that will be conducted. The IRDA stands for the Insurance Regulatory – Development Authority. Once you pass this examination you will be given license to work for the LIC as an agent.
Some of the qualities that you need is you should be outgoing person and meet different people. You must have good aims to attract the people and take a policy. You should have good communication skills. You should consider your clients as your boss. You should fix up your working time. The LIC looks for person who are self – motivator and masters in the communication because communication is the best way to attract people and make them buy a policy!