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General Insurance

What is General Insurance?

General insurance or non-life insurance policies, including automobile and homeowners policies, provide payments depending on the loss from a particular financial event. General insurance is typically defined as any insurance that is not determined to be life insurance. It is called property and casualty insurance in the United States and Canada and non-life insurance in Continental Europe.

In the United Kingdom, insurance is broadly divided into three areas: personal lines, commercial lines and London market.

List of General Insurance Companies in India

Public Sector Private Sector Other General Insurance Companies - Specialised
  • Agriculture Insurance Co. of India Ltd.
  • National Insurance Co. Ltd.
  • The New India Assurance Co. Ltd.
  • The Oriental Insurance Co. Ltd.
  • United India Insurance Co. Ltd.
  • Apollo Munich Health Insurance Co. Ltd.
  • Bajaj Allianz General Insurance Co. Ltd.
  • Bharti AXA General Insurance Co. Ltd.
  • Cholamandalam MS General Insurance Co. Ltd.
  • CignaTTK Health Insurance Co. Ltd.
  • Future Generali India Insurance Co. Ltd.
  • HDFC ERGO General Insurance Co. Ltd.
  • IFFCO-Tokio General Insurance Co. Ltd.
  • Kotak Mahindra General Insurance Co. Ltd.
  • L&T General Insurance Co. Ltd.
  • Liberty Videocon General Insurance Co. Ltd.
  • Magma HDI General Insurance Co. Ltd.
  • Max Bupa Health Insurance Co. Ltd.
  • Raheja QBE General Insurance Co. Ltd.
  • Reliance General Insurance Co. Ltd.
  • Religare Health Insurance Co. Ltd.
  • Royal Sundaram Alliance Insurance Co. Ltd.
  • SBI General Insurance Co. Ltd.
  • Shriram General Insurance Co. Ltd.
  • Star Health and Allied Insurance Co. Ltd.
  • Tata AIG General Insurance Co. Ltd.
  • Universal Sompo General Insurance Co. Ltd.
  • ECGC Ltd. (formerly Export Credit Guarantee Corporation of India Ltd.)
  • General Insurance Corporation of India

What is General Insurance & types of general insurance?

General insurance or non-life insurance policies, including automobile and homeowners policies, provide payments depending on the loss from a particular financial event. General insurance is typically defined as any insurance that is not determined to be life insurance.

Types of General Insurance:

Motor Insurance

Motor insurance covers all damages and liability to a vehicle against various on-road and off-road emergencies. A comprehensive policy even secures against damage caused by natural and man-made calamities, including acts of terrorism.

Motor insurance offers protection to the vehicle owner against:

Damage to the vehicle

Common motor insurance categories include:

Car Insurance

Two Wheeler Insurance

Commercial Vehicle Insurance