In case of ULIP following 4 types of charges are applicable.

1. Prem. allocation Charge - It may vary from as low as 1% to as high as 65-70% of your first year prem. & reduced year after year or may remain same at a constant level say 4% or 5%.

2. Mortality Charges - It`s the basic cost of insurance & again it varies among Insurance Cos.

3. Policy admin charges - Some ULIPs charge as low as 20 Rs. per month where as some charge as high as 200-300 Rs. per month. Again not constant among Insurance Cos.

4. Fund Management charges - From 0.5% to 2.5% depending upon the type of Fund (debt to Equity).