Jeevan Akshay VII (Plan 857) is an immediate annuity (Pension Plan) from LIC of India. This plan, which is a successor of Jeevan Akshay VI replaces the immediate annuity option of Jeevan Shanti (Plan No 850) with effect from 25th August 2020. Jeevan Akshay is a non-linked, Non-Participating, Individual Immediate annuity plan to be precise.
The plan provides ten immediate annuity options.
|Annuity Options||Annuity Description|
|Option A||Immediate Annuity for life.|
|Option B||Immediate Annuity with guaranteed period of 5 years and Life thereafter.|
|Option C||Immediate Annuity with guaranteed period of 10 years and Life thereafter.|
|Option D||Immediate Annuity with guaranteed period of 15 years and Life thereafter.|
|Option E||Immediate Annuity with guaranteed period of 20 years and Life thereafter.|
|Option F||Immediate Annuity for life with return of purchase price.|
|Option G||Immediate Annuity for life increasing at a simple rate of 3% p.a.|
|Option H||Joint life Immediate Annuity for life with a provision for 50% of annuity to the Secondary annuitant in death of Primary Annuitant.|
|Option I||Joint Life immediate Annuity for life with a provision for 100% of the annuity payable as long as one of the Annuitant survives.|
|Option J||Joint Life immediate Annuity for life with a provision for 100% of the annuity payable as long as one of the Annuitant survives and return of purchase price on death of last survivor.|
Jeevan Akshay VII – Salient Features
- Single premium – Premium is paid as a one-time single payment.
- Pension mode can be chosen from Yearly, Half Yearly, Quarterly, and monthly modes.
- Pension/Annuity shall be paid in arrears (After the end stipulated mode.)
- No maturity benefit is paid under this policy
- A joint-life annuity can be taken between any two lineal descendants/ ascendant of a family(Grandparent, parent, Children, Grandchildren) or spouse or siblings.
Jeevan Akshay VII (Plan 857) -Eligibility conditions and restrictions
|Purchase Price||1,00,000||No Limit|
|Age at entry||30 Years (LBD)||100 Years for option F|
|85 years for all other options|
|Minimum Annuity||Rs. 1,000 per month||Rs. 3,000 per quarter||Rs. 6,000 per half year||12,000 per annum|
Jeevan Akshay VII – Plan 857 – Premium and Benefit Calculator
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Exceptions for minimum sum assured of 1,00,000
If the plan is purchased for the benefit of dependent person with disability(Divyangjan), the proposal shall be allowed without restriction on minimum annuity up to a minimum purchase price of Rs.50,000.
Jeevan Akshay 857 – Rebates and Incentives
Under this plan special incentive is provided for higher purchase prices. Annuity rates will get increased by the following rates in case the purchase price is higher than or equal to 5,00,000.
|Mode of Annuity||For Rs. 1000 purchase price|
|5,00,000 to 9,99,999||10,00,000 to 24,99,999||25,00,000 to 49,99,999||50,00,000 to 99,99,999||1,00,00,000 and above|
Jeevan Akshay VII – Surrender of policy
The policy can be surrendered any time after three months from the completion of the policy or expiry of free look period, which ever is later. So effectively policy can be surrenderred after 3 months from the date of issuance of the policy.
Surrender is allowed only on
- Option F: Immediate Annuity for life with return of Purchase Price
- Option J: Joint life immediate annuity for life with a provision for 100% of the annuity payable as long as one of the Annuitant survives and return of Purchase Price on death of last survivor.
Loan – Jeevan Akshay VII (plan 857)
The loan is also allowed any time after the completion of three months from the issuance of the policy. The loan will be available only on Option F and Option J policies. The maximum loan that can be granted under the policy shall be such that the effective annual interest amount payable on loan does not exceed 50% of the annual annuity amount payable under the policy and shall be subject to a maximum of 80% of Surrender Value.
Normal Requirements for Death Claim
- Claim forms prescribed by the corporation.
- Original policy documents.
- NEFT Mandate form of the claimant for crediting the claim to the bank account.
- Proof of death.
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