Looking for a job that promises you growth as well as stability? upGrad, an online education company, has come up with a unique solution.In partnership with HDFC Life,upGrad has launched a job-guarantee program in one of the fastest growing industries in India, the life insurance industry. As quoted by Priya Singh, an alumna, this program “is the best platform for a fulfilling career in sales.”
The Post Graduate Program in Life Insurance (PGPLI) is a one of its kind 11-month program where a learner gets to ‘earn while you learn’,through on-the-job paid training and internship. Post successful course completion, the learner lands a job with HDFC Life.
Now let’s understand the scope of Life Insurance Industry in India:
The insurance industry in India is booming at a rate faster than ever and is expected to grow by 12-15% annually. By 2020, the insurance industry is projected to be worth INR 28,000 Cr, creating approximately 40,000 jobs per year.
In order to succeed in the insurance sales profile, a holistic approach towards learning is a must.Being a dynamic field, this learning is not only restricted to life insurance, but also provides a holistic understanding of the finance industry.
Why choose PGPLI?
Today’s youth all wish to race ahead in their careers while seeking stability. One of the most popular optionsfor a career is the government job, which offers both the above. However, you need to qualify competitive exams amidst several competitors, which may take several attempts.
The Post Graduate Program in Life Insurance (PGPLI) is a good alternative to freshers who are seeking to build a career right after graduation. It offers a career in life insurance sales with HDFC Life to any graduate, upon successful completion of the program. The program offers online learning, on the job training and a paid internship. You may enrol for the program during or on completing your graduation. A post-graduate certification is awarded upon program completion, along with the invaluable experience of a long internship with a brand like HDFC Life.
The Post Graduate Program in Life Insurance is offered by upGrad in association with HDFC Life, one of India’s largest private insurers. You need to pay Rs 99,000 (inclusive of all taxes) as fees for the 11-month program.
This is a self-paid program where you can earn more than the course fee!
For the first 2 months, you begin with online training on insurance, followed by on the job training for 2 months with a stipend of Rs 2500/-* per month. For the remaining 7 months, you get to pursue an internship with HDFC Life with a stipend of Rs 15,100/-*.
Thus, in 11 months, you go from being a fresh graduate to a full-time HDFC Life employee.
*All payments will be subject to prevailing tax laws, other statutory deductions and meeting desired performance criteria of the program.
In a nutshell:
If you are a graduate or a final year undergraduate, you can enrol for this lucrative program. Doing so will ensure a fast-growing career in a dynamic industry, along with the opportunity to work with an extensively known brand.
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