More About Education Loan

Education Loan Overview

The most important dream of all parents is that their children get a quality education so that they can lead a bright and successful life. Parents are finding it very difficult to self-finance their children's education due to the increasing cost of higher education. For example, for engineering courses, the fees is around Rs 5-10 lakh, for any medical course at a private college, the fees is appox. in the range of Rs. 40 lakh and Rs. 50 lakh and for professional courses like MBA etc, fees could be around Rs 4-5 lakh. Here comes into picture the importance of Education Loan to cover these education expenses.

Students from various disciplines can now take their first step on the path to success and fuel their dreams for professional or technical education in India or abroad with financial assistance in the form of Education Loan offered by banks so that nothing can hinder their progress.

Education Loan provides financial aid to deserving and meritorious students to pursue higher studies in India and abroad. It helps students to pay their tuition fees, examination, library, books, laboratory and hostel while studying. It also covers travel expenses for studying abroad, study tours, project work, refundable deposit, etc.

Almost all banks in India offer education loans on attractive interest rate and easy repayment options and hence there is a huge demand for loans to cover education expenses.

Benefits of Education Loan

  1. Provides financial assistance to fulfil the dream of higher education of deserving and meritorious students.
  2. Loans for a variety of courses are available on attractive rates of interest.
  3. Female students are often offered discounts or lower interest rates when it comes to education loans.
  4. Government sponsors subsidy schemes to help students from the economically backward sections of society avail the benefits of education loan.
  5. Education loans below Rs.4 lakh usually are offered by banks without any security or guarantor.
  6. The interest paid on the education loan can be claimed as deduction without any upper limit under Section 80E of the Income Tax Act of India, 1961.

Eligibility

  • Student must be a Resident Indian. If the applicant is a Non-Resident Indian (NRI), he/she must hold a valid Indian Passport
  • Student should be in the age bracket defined by the respective bank
  • All education loans must have a co-applicant, usually student's parents or guardian, and the co-applicant must have a regular income to repay the loan.
  • Student must have a confirmed admission to the Academic Institution
  • A good credit history of the co-applicant or guarantor helps in availing loan easily
  • Insurance is compulsory for foreign courses

Loan Amount

Banks offer loans of up to Rs 10 lakh for courses in Indian colleges and up to Rs 20 lakh for studies abroad as per Indian Banks' Association norms. The quantum of a loan depends upon the course and the institution offering this course.

Margin

  • Up to Rs.4 lakhs - Nil.
  • Above Rs. 4 lakhs 5% for Studies in India and 15% for Studies abroad.

Find Banks Education Loan Interest Rates

Abhyudaya Cooperative Bank LimitedAhmedabad Mercantile Cooperative Bank
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Andhra Pradesh Grameena Vikas BankAndhra Pragathi Grameena Bank
Apna Sahakari Bank LimitedArunachal Pradesh Rural Bank
Assam Gramin Vikash BankAxis Bank
Bandhan Bank LimitedBangiya Gramin Vikash Bank
Bank Of BarodaBank Of India
Bank Of MaharashtraBaroda Gujarat Gramin Bank
Baroda Rajasthan Kshetriya Gramin BankBaroda Up Gramin Bank
Bassein Catholic Cooperative Bank LimitedBharat Cooperative Bank (mumbai) Ltd., Mumbai
Bharati Sahakari BankBharatiya Mahila Bank Limited
Bihar Gramin BankBombay Mercantile Co Op Bank Ltd
Canara BankCatholic Syrian Bank Limited
Central Bank Of IndiaCentral Madhya Pradesh Gramin Bank
Chaitanya Godavari Grameena BankChhattisgarh Rajya Gramin Bank
Citizen Credit Cooperative Bank LimitedCity Union Bank Limited
Corporation BankDcb Bank Limited
Dena BankDena Gujarat Gramin Bank
Dhanalakshmi BankDombivli Nagari Sahakari Bank Limited
Ellaquai Dehati BankEquitas Small Finance Bank Limited
Export Import Bank Of IndiaFederal Bank
G P Parsik BankGramin Bank Of Aryavart
Hdfc BankHimachal Pradesh Gramin Bank
Icici Bank LimitedIdbi Bank
Idfc Bank LimitedIndian Bank
Indian Mercantile Cooperative Bank Ltd.Indian Overseas Bank
Indusind BankJalgaon Janata Sahakari Bank Limited
Jammu And Kashmir Bank LimitedJammu And Kashmir Grameen Bank
Janakalyan Sahakari Bank LimitedJanalaxmi Coop Bank
Janata Sahakari Bank LtdJharkhand Gramin Bank
Kallappanna Awade Ichalkaranji Janata Sahakari Bank LimitedKalupur Commercial Cooperative Bank
Kalyan Janata Sahakari BankKapol Cooperative Bank Limited
Karnataka Bank LimitedKarnataka Vikas Grameena Bank
Karur Vysya BankKashi Gomti Samyut Gramin Bank
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Langpi Dehangi Rural BankLaxmi Vilas Bank
Madhya Bihar Gramin BankMadhyanchal Gramin Bank
Mahanagar Cooperative BankMaharashtra Gramin Bank
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Meghalaya Rural BankMizoram Rural Bank
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Nasik Merchants Cooperative Bank Ltd.New India Cooperative Bank Limited
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Paschim Banga Gramin BankPragathi Krishna Gramin Bank
Prathama BankPravara Sahakari Bank Ltd
Puduvai Bharathiar Grama BankPunjab And Maharshtra Cooperative Bank
Punjab And Sind BankPunjab Gramin Bank
Punjab National BankPurvanchal Gramin Bank
Rajarambapu Sahakari Bank LtdRajasthan Marudhara Gramin Bank
Rajkot Nagrik Sahakari Bank LimitedRbl Bank Limited
Rupee Cooperative Bank Ltd.Sangli Urban Co Op Bank Ltd Sangli
Saptagiri Grameena BankSaraswat Cooperative Bank Limited
Sardar Bhiladwala Pardi Pepls Co BkSarva Haryana Gramin Bank
Sarva Up Gramin BankSaurashtra Gramin Bank
Shikshak Sahakari Bank LimitedSolapur Janata Sahakari Bank Limited
South Indian BankState Bank Of Bikaner And Jaipur
State Bank Of HyderabadState Bank Of India
State Bank Of MysoreState Bank Of Patiala
State Bank Of TravancoreSuryoday Small Finance Bank
Sutlej Kshetriya Gramin BankSyndicate Bank
Tamilnad Mercantile Bank LimitedTelangana Grameena Bank
The A.p. Mahesh Cooperative Urban Bank LimitedThe Akola Janata Commercial Cooperative Bank Ltd., Akola.
The Cosmos Co Operative Bank LimitedThe Goa Urban Co Op Bank Ltd
The Greater Bombay Cooperative Bank LimitedThe Jalgaon Peopels Cooperative Bank Limited
The Kapol Cooperative Bank LimitedThe Karad Urban Cooperative Bank Limited
The Mapusa Urban Coop Bank Of Goa LtdThe Mehsana Urban Cooperative Bank
The Nainital Bank LimitedThe Shamrao Vithal Cooperative Bank
The Surath Peoples Cooperative Bank LimitedThe Thane Bharat Sahakari Bank Limited
The Zoroastrian Cooperative Bank LimitedTjsb Sahakari Bank Ltd
Tripura Gramin BankUco Bank
Ujjivan Small Finance Bank LimitedUnion Bank Of India
United Bank Of IndiaUtkal Grameen Bank
Utkarsh Small Finance BankUttar Banga Kshetriya Gramin Bank
Uttar Bihar Gramin BankUttarakhand Gramin Bank
Vananchal Gramin BankVidharbha Konkan Gramin Bank
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