Bharti AXA INSURANCE GLOSSARY Dependent Child The definition of dependent child varies based on the context the term is used. In insurance, a dependent child typically refers to a child under the age of 21 who has not yet started earning. The policy document would have the exact definition used for the coverage. In context of the Central Government Health Scheme and Central Services (Medical Attendance), the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare define a dependent child as among: A son until he attains 25 years of age or starts earning, whichever is earlier A daughter until she starts earning or gets married, whichever is earlier regardless of the age A son suffering from any two kinds permanent disability, either physical or mental A daughter who does not earn and has been divorced or abandoned by the husband, is separated from the husband or is widowed. Request Call Back Category * - Select -CarTwo WheelerHealthTravelPersonal Accident Buy Renew Claim submit Related Posts Disclaimer : The information published on this website is for the public's reference only. Content of this information is to provide an overview of your Travel needs and should not be relied upon for personal, medical, legal or financial decisions and you should consult an appropriate professional for specific advice. Bharti AXA General Insurance Company Limited makes no representations about the suitability, reliability, timeliness, and accuracy of the information, travel, services, or any other items mentioned on this subject for any purpose whatsoever.