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LIC IPO Details, Price Band, Lot size

IPO Status: Closed [4th May 2022 to 9th May 2022]

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LIC IPO Detail

LIC, India's only state-owned insurance company IPO is on the deck. The government is looking to disinvest through an offer for sale (OFS) of 20,557 Cr. LIC IPO opens for subscription from 4 May to 9 May 2022. It is a book building IPO and issue price is fixed at Rs. 902-Rs. 949 per share and one can apply for the lot size of 51 shares and its multiples. The company offers a retail discount of 45 per share to all retail investors. Scroll down the page to get the complete details of LIC IPO Details 2022 including its business overview, pros and cons, company's financials, important dates, allotment, and more.

LIC IPO Employee Reservation Quota

LIC IPO constitutes an employee reservation of 1,581,249 equity shares and offers an employee discount of Rs. 45 per share.

LIC IPO Policyholders Reservation Quota

LIC IPO issue offers 10% policyholders reservation quota of 22,137,492 equity shares for eligible policyholders. The company offers a policyholders discount of Rs. 60 per share. If you are a LIC Policyholder by the cut-off date of 13 Feb 22, (DRHP filing date), then link your PAN number with your LIC policy now to become an eligible policyholder to apply under the policyholders reservation category. The record date to update PAN with LIC policy was 28 Feb 22.

LIC IPO Details

IPO Issue Opening Date: 4th May 2022
IPO Issue Closing Date: 9th May 2022
IPO Issue Price: ₹902-949 Per Share
IPO Listing At: BSE, NSE
Retail Quota: 35%
IPO Issue Type: Book Build Issue
IPO Issue Size: ₹20,557 Cr
Offer for Sale: 221,374,920 equity shares
Face Value: ₹10 Per Equity Share
IPO Discount: LIC Retail & Employee Discount: ₹45 per share
LIC Policyholders Discount: ₹60 per share
Promoter Holding Pre IPO: 100%
Promoter Holding Post IPO: 96.50%
Allotment Status: Allotment Status
BSE Code: 543526

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LIC IPO Important Dates

In this section we have covered all important dates related to LIC IPO. Dates are updated as they are announced. The most noted dates are IPO start date and IPO end date, which one should use to participate in IPO.

LIC IPO important dates
IPO Activity Date
IPO Issue Open 4th May 2022
IPO Issue Close 9th May 2022
Basis of Allotment Date* 12th May 2022
Refunds Initiation* 13th May 2022
Credit of Shares to Demat* 16th May 2022
IPO Listing Date* 17th May 2022

* - Tentative Dates


IPO Activity Date
Issue Price ₹902-949
Market Lot: 15 Shares
1 Lot Amount: ₹14235
Max Retail Lots: 210 shares (14 lots)
Min HNI Lots: 225 shares (15 lots)

About Company - LIC

LIC is the dominant market player in the Indian insurance industry with 64.1% market share in terms of Gross writtern premium (GWP) and 66.2% market share in terms of New Businesss Premium (NBP) in Fiscal 2021. It is enjoying the monopoly position and brand reputation of the most trusted insurance company. The product portfolio of the company comprises life insurance plans, health insurance plans, investment management, and mutual funds. LIC has a number of insurance plans such as LIC Term Plans, LIC Pension Plans, LIC Child Plans, LIC Endowment Plans, LIC Whole Life Plans, LIC Money Back Plans, etc.

It is also recognized as the 3rd strongest and 10th most valuable global insurance brand. The business has an overseas market presence with having branch offices in Fiji, the UK, Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar, Oman, Kenya, Mauritius, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Singapore, Bangladesh, New Zealand, etc.

LIC has a omni-channel distribution platform including insurance agents, bancassurance partners, alternate channels, digital sales, Micro Insurance agents, and Point of Sales Persons-Life Insurance scheme. As of December 31, 2021, the company has approximately 1.33 million individual agents, 2048 branch offices, and 1559 satellite offices in 91% of districts in India.

LIC IPO Issue Break-up

Issue break-up
Category No. of Shares Upper end (in Rs. Cr) Size (%)
QIB 98,828,089 9,379 50%
NIB 29,648,427 2,814 15%
Retail 69,179,663 6,254 35%
Employee 1,581,249 143 -
Policyholders 22,137,492 1,968 -
Total 221,374,920 20,557 Cr 100%

LIC IPO Strengths

  • Largest Indian insurance company with 66.2% market share in terms of New Business Premium and 64.1% in terms of gross written premium (GWP).
  • Largest Asset manager insurer with an AUM of Rs. 40.1 trillion on a standalone basis as on December 31, 2022.
  • Large Product portfolio including life insurance, health insurance, mutual funds, and investment management.
  • Strong assets base and healthy fundamentals.
  • Strong network of branches (2048) and 1.33 million individual agents all over the country.
  • Business presence in the domestic as well as international market.
Incorporation Sector IPO Issue Size Website
1956 Insurance ₹20,557 Cr

LIC IPO Objective

The fund raised through the LIC IPO will be utilized towards the following purposes;

  1. To achieve the shares listing benefits on the stock exchange.
  2. To carry out an offer for sale (OFS) of 221,374,920 shares by selling shareholders.

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LIC IPO Live Subscription (NSE + BSE)

The table below is live update of IPO bidding details from NSE and BSE.

  • Qualified Institutional Buyers: 39,531,236 Shares
  • Non-Institutional Investors: 29,648,427 Shares
  • Retail Individual Investor: 69,179,663 Shares
  • Employees Quota: 1,581,249 Shares
  • Shareholders and Other Quota: 22,137,492 Shares
IPO Bidding Live Updates from BSE + NSE
 # of Shares Offered39,531,236 (24.39%)29,648,427 (18.29%)69,179,663 (42.68%)1,581,24922,137,492162,078,067
14th May 2022 19:020.33x0.27x0.60x1.17x1.99x0.67x
25th May 2022 19:020.40x0.47x0.93x2.22x3.11x1.03x
36th May 2022 19:020.56x0.76x1.23x3.06x4.01x1.38x
47th May 2022 19:020.67x1.08x1.46x3.54x4.67x1.66x
58th May 2022 19:020.67x1.24x1.59x3.79x5.04x1.79x
69th May 2022 19:022.83x2.91x1.99x4.40x6.12x2.95x

LIC Financials for past 3 Years

Past performance and financial results of LIC.

LIC financial
LIC IPO Financials (₹ in Cr) 31-Dec-2021 31-Mar-2021 31-Mar-2020 31-Mar-2019
Total Assets ₹40,90,786.78 ₹37,46,404.47 ₹34,14,174.57 ₹33,66,334.62
Total Income ₹1,757.35 ₹2,985.57 ₹2,730.96 ₹2,644.99
Net Profit/Loss ₹1,715.31 ₹2,974.14 ₹2,710.48 ₹2,627.38

Company Address

Life Insurance Corporation
Yogakshema, Jeevan Bima Marg
Nariman Point, Mumbai,,Maharashtra-400 021
Phone: 91 22 6659 8732
Email: [email protected]

LIC IPO Registrar

KFintech Private Limited
KFintech, Tower-B, Plot No 31 & 32,
Financial District, Nanakramguda, Gachibowli,
Hyderabad, Telangana India - 500 032.
Phone: 04067162222, 04079611000
Email: [email protected]

LIC IPO Lead Manager

  1. Kotak Mahindra Capital Company Limited
  2. ICICI Securities Limited
  3. JM Financial Consultants Private Limited
  4. J.P. Morgan India Private Limited
  5. SBI Capital Markets Limited
  6. BoA Merrill Lynch
  7. Citigroup Global Markets India Private Limited
  8. Nomura Financial Advisory And Securities (India) Pvt Ltd
  9. Goldman Sachs (India) Securities Private Limited
  10. Axis Capital Limited
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Apply in LIC IPO online

To subscribe or apply in LIC IPO, you can use the following methods:

LIC IPO Applying ModeMethodDetails
Online Application3-in-1 Trading Account

If your broker is 3-in-1 service provider, you can apply in LIC IPO directly with your brokers website. Example HDFC Securities, ICICI Direct, AxisDirect are 3-in-1 brokers provide you direct IPO investment.

Online Application2-in-1 Trading Account

Brokers like Zerodha, TradeSmart Online provides access to applying in LIC IPO with their in-house developed platform. You need to apply in IPO via UPI payment method. You must have access of your UPI mandate to apply in IPO online.

Online ApplicationASBA

This is one of the most popular mode of applying in LIC IPO. Most of the Syndicate Banks provide access to apply in LIC IPO via ASBA process. You must have your net banking access, DP ID information to apply in LIC IPO via ASBA. Bank like Axis, SBI allows you to apply maximum 5 application from one bank account. However, ICICI, HDFC bank have limit of one IPO ASBA application per account.

Offline ApplicationPhysical Form

You can apply in LIC IPO via physical form, but not with ASBA. Physical Forms need to be filled using UPI mode of payment and need to approve the mandate of UPI with your registered phone number with your UPI provider. You can use BHIM app or banks mobile app who support UPI process like SBI, HSBC, Axis, ICICI, HDFC, Yes Bank, Citi Bank mobile app.

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Applying in LIC IPO is very easy and quick process via ASBA. You can use your net banking user id and password to apply in IPO. In case you want to submit physical application, you can download LIC IPO application online and submit to the nearest bank or to your broker. With new mandate from SEBI, all physical application need to use UPI mode of payment. In such case you have to setup UPI and provide your UPI information in physical application. Once your bank receives your application they will use UPI ID to block your money. You will get UPI mandate and need to approve the same to submit your application.

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Steps to download the online application form for LIC IPO

  • Step1:Click here.
  • Step2: Click on “Bid-cum Application Form Download
  • Step3: Above Step will open an online form.
  • Step4: Enter your Name, PAN, DP Type, DP Information, UPI No, Bank information (Do not enter), Address, email, phone, Transaction Type - "ASBA".
  • Step5: Fill bid details - min 15 and max 210 shares (14 lots).
  • Step6: Now fill the character given in Box, read and agree on terms and conditions and click on the download button.
  • Step7: This will fill your application online and give you a pdf file.
  • Step8: Take a print of this document and go to your bank for UPI transactions.
  • Or

  • You can download “Blank Application Form Download” and fill all the required filed and submit to the nearest bank for UPI transaction.

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LIC IPO is going to be list on 17-05-2022. NSE Code for LIC is LICI. BSE Code for LIC is 543526.

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LIC IPO Allotment Date is 12-05-2022.

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If you are a policyholder then link your PAN card at the earliest to become eligible policyholders. The cut-off date to have LIC policy is 13 Feb 22 and the last date to register PAN card with your LIC policy is 28 Feb 22. Here are the steps explained on how to link a PAN card to your LIC Policy;

Linking LIC Policy with PAN card process;

  1. Visit the LIC’s official PAN card link web page.
  2. Enter the following details online;
  • DOB (as per PAN card).
  • Gender
  • Email id
  • Full name as per PAN
  • Mobile number
  • Policy number, and once entered, click on the "Add Policy" option./li>
  1. Tick the checkbox to authorize linking your PAN card with LIC policy.
  2. Enter the captcha code correctly.
  3. Click on the “Get OTP” option.
  4. Enter the 6 digits OTP sent to your mobile number and your PAN will be successfully linked to your LIC policy.

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If you have successfully completed the above steps, then it is important to check the PAN card status online to know whether it is successfully linked to your LIC policy or not. Policyholders can check the PAN linking status online through the LIC’s official website.

Steps to check PAN card availability status in LIC policy;

  1. Go to the LIC Policy PAN Status web page.
  2. Enter policy number, DOB, and PAN card number.
  3. Enter the Captcha code and click on the “Submit” option.
  4. The PAN availability status in the LIC policy will be displayed on the screen.

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LIC, the country’s biggest insurer company’s IPO has a policyholders’ reservations of 10%. Any person who has atleast one LIC Policy by record date, 13 Feb 22 (DRHP filling date), and have registered their PAN card number to the policy by the record date, 28 Feb 22 will be eligible policyholders. They can subscribe to the LIC IPO under the policyholder’s reservation quota.

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LIC, India’s biggest public insurer has fixed the cut-off date, 13 Feb 22 to have a LIC policy. One who has an insurance policy must link their PAN card number to the LIC policy online through its official UID Seeding web app by 28 Feb 22 to become an eligible policyholder.

If you have a LIC Policy but have not updated PAN details by 28 Feb 22 will not be considered as eligible policyholders to subscribe to the LIC IPO.

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LIC is India’s biggest public insurance company with a 64.1% market share in terms of premium. LIC IPO is going to be India’s biggest IPO on boards with an embedded value of Rs. 5.4 trillion. Currently, LIC is fully owned by the Government of India (GOI) and is looking to disinvest around 5% stake through an offer for sale. Check out the key facts about LIC to decide how good is LIC IPO? Or is it worth buying LIC IPO?

  • Largest insurance company in India with a 1% market share in terms of GWP and 66.2% market share in terms of New Business Premium.
  • Different insurance products such as life insurance, unit-linked insurance products, saving insurance products, term insurance products, health insurance, and annuity & pension products.
  • Largest AUM (Asset Under Management) of Rs. 39,558,929.24 million as of 30 Sep 2021.
  • Largest omnichannel distribution network; 2048 branches and 1554 satellite offices in 91% of districts in India.
  • Subsidiaries in Bahrain, Bangladesh, Nepal, Singapore, and Sri Lanka and foreign offices in Fiji and Mauritius.
  • Largest agent base of 1.35 million life insurance agents as of March 31, 2021.
  • Brand Finance reported LIC as the 3rd strongest and 10th most valuable global insurance brand.


To apply under the Policyholders reservation portion category, policy papers must be issued on or before the date of DRHP filling, 13 Feb 2022. Having a policy with LIC doesn’t qualify you as an eligible policyholder as it is also important to register your PAN card with the insurance policy by 28 Feb 22 to apply to the IPO under the Policyholders reservation category. It is necessary that you should not have exited by way of surrender, maturity, or death claim on the IPO offer opening date.

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LIC IPO have 10% reservation of 22,137,492 equity shares for eligible policyholders. Eligible Policyholders can place a maximum bid amount of upto Rs. 200,000(net of policyholders discount) under the LIC IPO Policyholder Reservation Portion. They are also allowed to apply in the retail category with a maximum bid amount of Rs. 200,000 thus, LIC Policyholders can place 2 application with a maximum bid amount of Rs. 2 lakh + Rs. 2 Lakh = Rs. 4 Lakh. Policyholders can apply to the LIC IPO at the cut-off price and the bid amount will be the cap price.

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If the LIC IPO policyholders reservation category is oversubscribed (application exceeds the shares offered) than the allotment will be done on a proportionate basis, provided the value of allocation to an Eligible Policyholder will not exceed the bid limit of Rs. 200,000 (net of Policyholder Discount). Thus, policyholder who apply for the LIC IPO shares will get the allotment but the quantity of shares will be depend on the extent of policyholder reservation portion's oversubscription.

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Policyholders have to meet the following two conditions to meet the eligibility criteria to apply under the policyholder's reservation category.

  1. You must have atleast one or more insurance policies with LIC by the DRHP filing date or cut-off date, 13 Feb 22.
  2. Policyholders must have LIC policies linked with the PAN card number by the record date i.e. 28 Feb 22.

Eligible policyholders who have a Trading & Demat account with any broker can apply for the LIC IPO.

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LIC IPO issue have not less than 35% of the issue size reserved for retail institutional bidders (RIBs). Retail investors can bid upto a maximum bid amount of Rs. 200,000 and entitled to apply at cut-off price. The company offers retail investors a discount of Rs. 45 per share. The maximum amount to bid under the retail category is 14 lots * 15 shares in one lot * 949 equals to the maximum bid amount for retail investors to Rs. 199,290 with net bid value of Rs. 189840, net of employees discount. Retail investors can place a bid for atleast 1 IPO lot.

If the issue is oversubscribed, then allotment to each RIB will not be less than the minimum bid lot, subject to shares offered in the retail portion, and remaining shares if any will be allotted on a proportionate basis.


Permanent employees of LIC or its subsidiary companies or director who are working in India and continue to be an employee or directors during the IPO bid-offer opening period will be qualified as an eligible employees.
Eligible Employees can subscribe to the LIC IPO under the Employees Reservation category with a maximum bid amount of upto Rs. 200,000.


No, if you have a joint life policy with LIC then any one of the two policyholders will be eligible to apply as a policyholder under the Policyholder Reservation Portion category. Whoever among the two is applying for the IPO must have PAN linked with the policy in LIC records. Applicant or bidder also have a Demat account in his/her name, or if you have a joint Demat account then applicant policyholder must be the first or primary holder.


No, the allotment to LIC IPO applicants as policyholders is not guaranteed as it depends on the competitive bidding and subscription under the category. The issue has approximately 10% reserved for eligible policyholders.


Yes, if you are a proposer of the LIC policy of your minor child then you will be considered as policy owner or policyholder, and will be considered as an eligible policyholder to apply under the policyholders reservation category.

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Whether LIC IPO will be profitable or not is unpredictable. It is the largest IPO that is going public soon to list on the BSE and NSE. The LIC IPO listing gains depends on several factors such as follows:

  • IPO Subscription: Oversubscription or undersubscription.
  • IPO price: Cheap or reasonable valuation or high valuation.
  • Market situation on the listing date and LIC IPO shares demand and supply.


LIC IPO constitutes an employee reservation of 1,581,249 equity shares with the net issue size of 143 cr. The IPO comprises an employee discount of Rs. 45 per share to all eligible employee applying under the employee reservation category. Eligible employees of LIC can apply under the Employee Reservation category at the cut-off price and the bid amount at the upper cap will be locked. The maximum bid amount by eligible employees will not exceed Rs. 200,000 (net of employees discount).


LIC has fixed 28 Feb 22 as the record to register PAN card with your policy. The record date here is the last date to link PAN card with LIC policy to become an eligible policyholders. Policyholders can link PAN card with their insurance policy on the LIC UID Seeding web platform and check Policy PAN status online.


LIC IPO public issue have upto 10% reservation for its policyholders. The company has offered the discount of Rs 60 per share for eligible policyholders under the Policyholders reservation category. It is around a 6.32% LIC IPO discount for policyholders.

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LIC policyholders can link PAN card in LIC policy online on the LIC UID Seeding Web App platform. Here is the link to register PAN card with your policy. You just need to fill out some basic details like PAN card number, mobile number, DOB as per PAN, policy number, etc. and enter the OTP.


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6. Kunal Feb 15 2022 09:36:32 AM Reply
LIC IPO: Can expect SEBI nod within three weeks, says DIPAM secretary

Secretary of Department of Investment and Public Asset Management (DIPAM) Tuhin Kanta Pandey, while speaking to CNBC TV-18, said that he estimates a three-week window for the go-ahead from the Securities and Exchange Board India (SEBI) for LIC''s IPO.

LIC filed its draft red herring prospectus (DRHP) with SEBI to sell 5 percent stake via an offer for sale. At least 35 percent of the issue will be reserved for retail investors. The prospectus also highlighted that the embedded value is 5.39 lakh crore.
6.1. J C Raja Feb 16 2022 09:48:59 AM
Life Insurance Corporation of India IPO – Schedule *(TENTATIVE)*

Earliest Possible:
07th March – Announcement of Price Band
09th March – Anchor Investors Allotment
10th March – Offer Opens
14th March – Offer Closes
17th March – Finalisation of Basis of Allotment
21st March – Unblocking of ASBA Accounts
22nd March – Credit of Equity Shares to Depository Accounts
23rd March – Commencement of Trading

Latest Possible:
15th March – Announcement of Price Band
17th March – Anchor Investors Allotment
21st March – Offer Opens
23rd March – Offer Closes
28th March – Finalisation of Basis of Allotment
29th March – Unblocking of ASBA Accounts
30th March – Credit of Equity Shares to Depository Accounts
31st March – Commencement of Trading
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Please confirm LIC IPO IPO GMP (grey market premium) and kostak.
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