Insurance Consultant

Compelling the public for insurance is the basic task of an insurance consultant. An insurance consultant can work in any field of insurance that can be medical, automobile, health etc. They may answer questions, gather information, provide quotes and sell policies to clients.

Career Options

  • - Insurance manager - Financing management - General insurance manager - HR management - Agent and Broker

Educational Qualifications

  • - 10+2 - Training in related filed is a must

Personal Skills

  • - Ability to work well in a team - Analytic personality - Attention to detail - Good at making decisions
  • even while under pressure - Commercial awareness - Understanding of business and financial markets (obviously) - Ability to use initiative - Negotiating skills - Good customer service skills

Courses to be pursued

  • - Training in specific field is important - Certificate Courses

Top Colleges

  • Institute of actuaries of India Address: Unit no. F-206, 2nd Floor, 'F' Wing in Tower 2,Seawoods Grand Central, Plot no R-1, Sector 40, Seawoods, Near Seawoods Railway Station,Navi Mumbai 400 706 Phone: +91 - 22 – 39686060 Website:
  • Amity School of Insurance and Actuarial Science Address: Block I1, 1st Floor, Sector 125, Noida, Uttar Pradesh 201313 Phone: 09560291222 Website:

Working Conditions

Working hours are at least 40 hours per week. Travelling is as well necessary as to meet clients. Also perform desk jobs along with travelling.

Top Companies

  • Bajaj Allianz General Insurance: Address: GE Plaza 1st Floor, Airport Road, Yerawada, Pune 411006 Phone: +91-020-66026666 Website:
  • Life Insurance Corporation of India: Address: 1st Floor, Yogakeshema Control Office, Jeevan Bhima Marg, Post Box No.-19953, Nariman Point, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400021 Phone: +91-22-22028225 Website:

Successful Persons

Bharat Parekh

Bharat Parekh is while still a teenager, at the age of 17, Bharat Parekh risked being an outcast among his college mates. Not that he indulged in anti-social activities, nor were his friend’s caste-conscious, all he did was don the role of an agent for the Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC).

Ravi Jethani

Ravi Jethani is Head - HR at OSRAM India Pvt Ltd. He is well known for being awarded as 100 Top HR minds in India by World HRD Forum.

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