Principles of Insurance

ISBN Number : 978-81-8488-673-3

Student Price : Rs.375

Student Dollar Price : 15$

Library Price : Rs.850

Library Dollar Price : 34$

Book Edition : First

Year of Publication : 2017

No. Of Pages : 370

Book Weight :422

About The Book

The book has been organised into five modules:
Module 1 introduces the concept of risk management to the readers. Chapter 1 conceptualises the risk definitions, classes of risk and the methods of handling risk and the role and importance contracts. It attempts to provide an overall view of the risk management and control systems. Chapter 2 discusses the various principles underlying insurance contracts. Chapter 3 discusses the IRDA Act, of 1999 and the regulations framed thereunder.

Module 2 discusses the various facets of life insurance. Chapter 4 contains the basic of life insurance. Chapter 5 explains the product development processes. Chapter5-8 deals with the life insurance besiness, the practical aspects of selection and treatment of risk, pricing, claims, the players and products and life insurance agency business.

Module 3 and 4 discuses the dominant, standard non-life insurance categories, viz, and fir and marine. Chapter 9 discusses the various marine insurance products, maritime frauds and claims settlements. Chapter 10 talks about the fire insurance contracts various fire policies pricing and claims settlement procedures.

Module 5 deals with various non-traditional urban insurances including the burglary and personal accident insurance and also reinsurance. Chapter 11,12 and 13 respectively discuss the reinsurance business, health business and motor and miscellaneous insurance respectively.


Contents :

Module I
Chapter-1: Introduction to Insurance
Chapter-2: Principles of Insurance
Chapter-3: Basic Insurance Law
Module II
Chapter-4: Introduction to Life Insurance
Chapter-5: Product Development
Chapter-6: Life Insurance-Risk
Chapter-7: Assignment of Life Policies
Module III
Chapter-8: Life Insurance Claims
Module IV
Chapter-9: Maritime Losses and Claims Insurance
Module V
Chapter-10: Fire Inurance
Chapter-11: Reinsurance
Chapter-12: Health Insurance
Chapter-13: Motor Miscellaneous Insurance

About The Author

Dr. P.K. Gupta is a postgraduate from Faculty of Commerce and Business Studies, Delhi School of Economics, University of Delhi and Ph.D. in Finance. He is fellow member of the Institute of Cost and Works Accountants of India, fellow member of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India, Chartered member of the Institute of Chartered Financial Analysts of India and fellow of the Insurance Institute of India, Mumbai. He has experience of more than twenty years in industry and academics.

He has presented papers in various international conferences and has won outstanding research awards. He has also published several research papers and articles in reputed journals and magazines. He has organised various Seminars, Workshops and Management Development Programmes in the area of Finance and Risk Management and has been involved in various consultancy assignments. His corporate training endeavours include Risk Management in Banks, Financial Risk Management, Project Risk Management, Cash Flow Analysis, E-banking, etc.

He is the founder of Society for Professional Development (Regd.), Delhi and President of Delhi Professionals` Association (Regd.), Delhi. He is also the Regional Director of the Delhi chapter of Professional Risk Management Association, USA.

He is presently associated as Professor (Finance and Risk Management) with Centre for Management Studies, Jamia Millia Islamia University, New Delhi. He has supervised Ph.D.s in various areas of finance, insurance, risk management, banking etc. He has been a visiting faculty with various prestigious management institutions i India and abroad. He is the founder of Society for Professional Development (Regd.), Delhi and President of Delhi Professionals Association (Regd.), Delhi. He is also the Co-Regional Director of the Delhi chapter of PRMIA, USA.

Anil Kumar Meena -

B.Sc. (H), MBA (Finance),

Insurance Consultant.

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