Insurance Job For Students

Getting proper education is an important phase of every individual’s life. Many students in India when studying prefer to opt for a part time job through which they can earn good money without having to compromise on their studies. Selling insurance online or offline as an insurance or POSP agent is a good career option for students looking for a part time job.

Insurance As a Career Option for Students

Advantages of Selling Insurance for Students

Given below are the benefits of selling insurance for students

  • Students get to earn extra income while working during their free time
  • Unlimited earning potential as an insurance intermediary
  • Students get to become their own boss, without hampering their studies
  • Students can become financially independent without having to be dependent on their parents, friends or family
  • Students can pay for their own education
  • Offer good support to the family

Insurance As a Good Sales Opportunity For Students

As a student if you have the below qualities then becoming an insurance advisor can turn out to be a good sales opportunity for you.

  • If you believe you can sell insurance and become an entrepreneur
  • If you believe you have good selling skills
  • If you are good at making friends and establishing communication
  • If you are a go-getter and can sell insurance to earn good money
  • If you have a large group of friends and family
  • Offer good support to the family

Eligibility criteria to sell insurance as a student

  • If you are a student aged above 18 years, looking to sell insurance as Point of Sales Person
  • If you have passed class 10

If you qualify with the above mentioned criteria then it is important to know the following:

  • You have to undergo 15 hours of training as prescribed by the IRDA
  • You have to undergo the exam as prescribed by the IRDA. The exam can be taken at any flexible timing
  • On clearing the exam, you can sell insurance as a student from the comfort of your home

Advantages of Becoming a POSP Insurance Agent As a student

As a student by selling insurance, you can finance your education and other requirements on your own without having to be dependent on your parents. You can sell insurance on a part time basis. There is no limit on the number of policies you can sell and the income you can earn as commission.

  • As a POSP, you can sell different types of insurance policies including travel, life, health, motor, etc,
  • You can sell insurance policies by different companies
  • No fixed hours of working; you can work as per your convenience


This article is issued in the general public interest and meant for general information purposes only.
Readers are advised to research further in this regard.

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