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Reliance Life Classic Plan

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Reliance Life Classic Plan


Reliance Life Classic Plan is a unit linked insurance plan (ULIP). This is a Non-Traditional Plan without Bonus Facility.

In this plan, premium is paid till the end of the policy term. There are 8 funds in which the Policyholder may choose to invest his money such that he gets returns according to his risk appetite. In this plan, the Life Insured will receive the entire Fund Value on the Policy maturity. However, if the Life Insured dies within the policy tenure, the nominee would receive Double Death Benefit, i.e. the Sum Assured + the Fund Value as Death Benefit. This is paid to combat the immediate expenses on the premature death of the Life Insured and then the policy terminates.



Key Features of Reliance Life Classic Plan


·         This is a simple Unit Linked Insurance Plan

·         In this plan, there is double Death Benefit of Sum Assured + Fund Value on death of Life Insured

·         Fund Value is paid at the end of the Plan as Maturity Benefit.

·         There is an inbuilt Accidental Death Benefit rider along with 3 additional riders that are available

·         There is a facility of Systematic Transfer Plan where you can systematically invest into any of the chosen funds.

·         There is a wide option for investment in 8 Funds

·         This plan has an option of Exchange Option where you may choose to move to any plan launched in the future.




Benefits you get from Reliance Life Classic Plan


Death Benefit – In case of death of the policy holder, the nominee gets Sum Assured + Fund Value.

However, if the death of the policy holder is caused due to accident, then Sum Assured + Fund Value + Accidental Sum Assured is paid to the nominee as Death Benefit.


Maturity Benefit – On maturity, the Fund Value is paid to the policyholder.


Income Tax Benefit - Life Insurance premiums paid up to Rs. 1,00,000 are allowed as a deduction from the taxable income each year under section 80C



Eligibility conditions and other restrictions in Reliance Life Classic Plan





Sum Assured (in Rs.) for Regular Premium

10 X AP or ½ X PT X AP for age< 45 yrs

7 X AP or ¼ X PT X AP for age>=45 yrs

According to the Sum Assured multiple

Sum Assured (in Rs.) for Single Premium

125% of the SP for age <45 years

110% of the SP for age>= 45 years

According to the Sum Assured multiple

Policy Term (in years)

15 for age upto 60 years

10 for age> 60 years


Premium Payment Term (in years)

15 for age upto 60 years

10 for age> 60 years


Entry Age of Policyholder (in years)



Age at Maturity (in years)



Premium (in Rs.)

50,000 for Single Mode

20,000 for Regular Modes

No Limit

Payment modes

Single, Yearly, Half Yearly, Quarterly and Monthly



Additional Features and Benefits of Reliance Life Classic Plan


Riders – There are 4 additional riders available in this policy

·         New Major Surgical Benefit Rider

·         New Critical Conditions (25) Rider

·         Term Life Insurance Benefit Rider

·         Family Income Benefit Rider

And 1 in-built rider available in this plan

·         Accidental Death Benefit Rider


Investment Fund Options

There are 8 Investment Funds available

·         Life Equity Fund 3              

·         Life Corporate Bond Fund 1

·         Life Money Market Fund 1

·         Life Gilt Fund 1   

·         Life Infrastructure Fund 2

·         Life Energy Fund 2            

·         Life Midcap Fund 2            

·         Life Pure Equity Fund 2

And Life Balanced Fund 1 is for Settlement Option only


Top-up - You can invest additional premiums as top-up premiums anytime except in the last five policy years. Sum assured will increase by the top-up premium paid according to the table specified. The minimum top-up premium is Rs. 5,000.


Switching - You have the flexibility to switch investments from one fund to the other any time during the policy term.

There are 52 free switches in one year.


Partial Withdrawal - You are allowed to make partial withdrawals in this policy after 5 complete policy years. The minimum amount of partial withdrawal should be Rs.5,000 and the maximum partial withdrawal amount should not exceed 20% of the fund value at the time of withdrawal.



What happens if?


You stop paying the premium before 5 years – If the policy holder stops paying the premium, the insurance cover will cease and the fund value net of any discontinuance charge will be transferred to the Discontinued Policy Fund. The Discontinued Policy Fund will be credited with a minimum interest rate of 3.5% p.a. and the proceeds from this will be payable after the fifth policy anniversary. In case of death of the Life Assured during this period, only the accumulated fund value will be payable to the nominee.


You stop paying the premium after 5 years - If the policy holder stops paying the premium after 5 years, then the accumulated policy fund amount till the date of discontinuance shall be paid to the policy holder and the policy will terminate immediately.


You want to surrender the policy – The policy can be surrendered from the 6th (sixth) policy year. The surrender value will be equal to the fund value of all the premiums paid.


You want a loan against your policy – The maximum loan amount that can be availed will be the lower of either upto 40% of the surrender value but only after completion of 2 years.


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