Scope and career in LIC are very vast and attractive. Major LIC career benefits are that you can work part-time or full-time here and your profile will be commissioned based on the premium of policies. Points Below are the benefits of a LIC career.
1.) First Commission on sales.
Under standard tables and terms, you are paid 1st year’s commission of 25% of the first year’s premium paid by the policyholders.
2.) Bonus Commission.
You are entitled to bonus commission at the rate of 40% of the eligible first-year commission provided you fulfill certain requirements as to the total first year’s premium secured and the number of lives you have insured in your agency year.
3.) Retirement Benefit.
Gratuity up to a maximum of Rs. 2,00,000/- is payable under Schedule VI of the (Agents) Rules, 1972 provided the agent has completed the business guarantee for at least 15 years called “qualifying years”.
4.) Hereditary Commission.
In case of agent’s death, while his agency subsists, after the agency was in force for two years or over, renewal commission will continue to be payable to his heirs or nominee provided there was a business of not less than Rs. 1 lakh in force at the time of death.
5.) Guaranteed Income.
In the event of termination of agency because of non-performance, any time after five agency years but before completion of 10 agency years, the renewal commission continues to be payable provided you had nominal business of at least Rs. 2 lakhs in force one year before the cessation of the agency. This condition is waived in the event of cessation after the agent has worked for ten years or more.
6.) Increasing Income.
With the above recurring income feature of the insurance compensation, your income goes on steadily increasing every year. Each succeeding year’s new sales add to the renewal commission on the previous year’s business. Your renewal commission will grow faster every year, if, with increasing expertise, you do more and more business as years roll by.
7.) Renewal Commission.
The agent is paid 7.5 percent of the amount paid by the policyholders (under standard tables and terms) as the second as well as the third year’s premiums and continues to be paid a renewal commission of 5% on every year’s premium paid from the fourth year onwards. Renewal commission is payable on renewal premium. Hence, you should ensure that your client keeps the policy in force. If you remind him to pay premiums, you will be rendering good service to him.
8.) Term Insurance
free family protection : Free term insurance is payable under Schedule VI of the (Agents) Rules, 1972 in the event of death of a confirmed agent before age 60 provided among other conditions : (a) he was appointed before age 50 (b) he has completed at least 3 “qualifying years” (c) his agency was in force on the date of death, and (a) he holds an insurance policy (other than a temporary insurance policy) for at least Rs. 5,000/- at the time of death.