Syllabus for General insurance exam for agents | Non-life insurance exam syllabus

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BROAD SYLLABUS (GENERAL INSURANCE) 1.INTRODUCTION TO INSURANCE
a)What is Insurance.
b)Purpose and Need of Insurance.
c)How Insurance Works.
d)The Business of Insurance – Pooling of Rises & Resources.
e)Insurance as a Social Security Tool.
f)Role of Insurance in Economic Development.

2.FUNDAMENTALS / PRINCIPLES OF GENERAL INSURANCE
a)Contract of Insurance.
b)Condition necessary for a contract.
c)Contractual Duty.
d)Contribution under Policy conditions.

3.INSURANCE DOCUMENTS
a)Proposal Forms.
b)Policy Forms.
c)Cover Notes.
d)Certificate of Insurance.
e)Endorsements.
f)Renewal Notice.
g)Other Insurance Documents

4.THEORY AND PRACTICE OF RATING
a)Basis of Rate Making.
b)Tariffs.
c)Market Agreements.
d)Role of the T.A.C.

5.LEGISLATIVE AND REGULATORY MATTERS
a)Insurance Act, 1938.
b)The Insurance (Amendment) Act, 2002.
c)General Insurance Business (Nationalisation) Amendment Act, 2002.
d)I.R.D.A. Regulations, 2002.

6.FIRE INSURANCE
a)The Standard Fire & Special Perils Policy.
b)Terrorism Cover.
c)Tariff System.
d)Special Policies.

7.MARINE INSURANCE

a) Marine Policies
b) Duration of cover
c) Claims

8.MOTOR INSURANCE

a) Motor Vehicles Act, 1988
b) Personal Accident Cover for Owner-Driver
c) theft Claims

9. PERSONAL ACCIDENT I NSURANCE

a) Types of Disablement
b) Claims
c) Extended coverage

10. HEALTH INSURANCE

a) Mediclaim Policy (Individual0
b) Domiciliary Hospitalisation Benefit
c) Bhavishya Arogya Policy

11.LIABILITY INSURANCE

a) Compulsory public liability Policy
b) Products liability Policy
c) Employer Liability Policy

12. ENGINEERING INSURANCE

a) Contractors All Risks (C.A.R.)Policy.
b)Marine-Cum-Erection (MCE) Policy.
c)Machinery loss of Profits (MLOP) Policy
d)Advance Loss of Profits (Alop) Polocy
e) Electronic Equipment Policy

13. MISCELLANEOUS INSURANCE-1

a)Burglary Insurance
b)Baggage Insurance
c)Fidelity Insurance
d)Television Insurance
e)Householders Insurance
f)Shopkeepers Insurance

14. MISCELLANEOUS INSURANCE-2

a) Banker’s Insurance Policies
b)Jeweller’s Block Policies
c)Sport Insurance
d)Special contingency Policy

15. CLAIMS

a)Legal Aspects
b) Surveyors and Loss Assessors
c)Claims documents
d) Loss Minimisation

16. RURAL INSURANCES

a)Rural policies
b)The Role of government
c)Cattle insurance
d)   Poultry Insurance
e)   Inland Flsh Insurance Schemes
f)Agricultural Pump Set Policy
g) Hut Insurnace

17. 0BLIGATIONS OF INSURERS TO THE SOCIAL SECTOR
a)definition of Social Sector
b)Nature and levels of indemnity

18. RISK MANAGEMENT

Risk management is a new managerial discipline which has become a part of business management in many corporate firms.
a)Risk identification
b)Risk evaluation
c)Risk Avoidance
d)   Implementation
e)   Review of results

19. PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT

1)Product knowledge
2) customer orientation
3) Business target
4) Personal growth
5) Records and review

20. BEHAVIOURAL ASPECTS

a) Motivation
b) Moral
c) Communication skills
d) Persuasive skills
e) Analytical Liability
f) Behaviour with others

21.MISCELLANEOUS INSURANCE

22. FUNDAMENTALS OF AGENCY LAW
a) Definition of an Agent
b) InsuranceAgent under Insurance Act 1938
c) What is bancassurance

23. PROCEDURE FOR BECOMING AN AGENT

a) IRDA (Licensing of Insurance Agent) Regulations 2000
b) prerequisite for obtaining alicence
24. FUNCTIONS OF THE AGENT
a) proposal and other forms.

25. ORGANIZATIONS
26. SALESMANSHIP
27. INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
a) Intranet and Internet

b) Benefits to Policy
c) Benefits to Policy holders/prospects

 
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  1. This is not an ideal policy to purchase but if you owned one it is advisable to convert it into another policy as soon as possible, but before you do this you are advised to consult your reliable life insurance agent.

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