Bajaj Finance Limited Education Rate of Interest
Flexible loan terms, instant approvals, and minimum documentation are some attracting features.
- Applicant needs to be a minimum of 23 years old.
- 5 minutes of loan approval time.
- 2.38% on loan amount charged as penal charges for late repayment.
The interest rates are in accordance with the demands of the Board of NBFCs.
- The interest rate for all loan amounts is 12.99% onwards.
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188 per month
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Bajaj Finance Limited Education Loan Eligibility
- Indian National. The applicant should be a citizen of India.
- 10+2. The student should have cleared 10+2 with essential grades.
- Age. Minimum of 23 years old and a maximum of 58 years.
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|Bank / Financer|
|Applicable Rate of Interest|| 12.99% onwards || Up to INR 7.50 Lacs: 10.55% |
Above INR 7.50 Lacs: 10.80%
| Up to INR 10 Lacs: 12.75%-14.00% |
Above INR 10 Lacs: 11.75%-13.75%
| Ranges between 10%-16.50% |
|Max Loan with Collateral|| INR 25 Lacs || For India: 10 Lacs |
For Abroad: 20 Lacs
| For India: No limit |
For Abroad: 1 crore
| No Limit |
|Max loan without collateral|| INR 25 Lacs || For India: 10 Lacs |
For Abroad: 20 Lacs
| For India: INR 10 Lacs |
For Abroad: INR 20 Lacs
| No Limit |
|Processing Fee|| 2.25%-3% || Up to INR 4 Lacs: Nil |
Above INR 4 Lacs: INR 5000
| 1% || 1-2% |
|Repayment Period|| 5 years || 15 years || 10-15 years || 10 years |
|Loan for top institutions|| No || Yes, SBI Scholar Loan Scheme || No || No |
|Margin|| Nil || For loan above INR 4 Lacs |
In India: 5%
In abroad: 15%
| Nil || Nil |
|Age Limit|| Minimum of 23 years old and a maximum of 58 years. || no age limit || no age limit || 18 years or above |
|Loan Security|| No Collateral Security || Upto 7.50 Lacs: Only Parent/ Guardian as co-borrower. No Collateral Security or third party guarantee |
Above INR 7.50 Lacs: Tangible security along with parents as co borrower
| Nil || Real estate properties |
LIC, fixed deposits, NSC, KVP, NSS, etc.
|Eligibility concession for SC/ST|| No || No || No || No |
|Processing Time|| 24 hours || 20 days || N.A. || N.A. |
|Prepayment charges|| 2%+Taxes || Nil || Nil || As per RBI guidelines |
|Penal charges|| 2.38%+Taxes || Penal interest @ 2% to be charged for loans above Rs.4 lacs for the overdue amount and overdue period || Nil || 2% per annum |
|Mandatory insurance cover|| No || Yes || No || Yes |
|Travel expeneses|| N.A. || yes || No || Yes |
|Bank transfter allowance|| Not available || available || No || Yes |
|Top up loan availability|| no || yes || No || Refinance Loan available |
|Interest Subsidy Schemes|| None || Padho Pardesh |
Skill Loan Scheme
| None || None |
|Tax benifit|| No || yes || No || No |
|Concession/benefits|| No margin charged. || Concession to girl students |
1% concession if interest is serviced during moratorium period including course period
| No margin charged |
No security asked
No moratorium period
| 100% finance |
Pre-Visa Loan Disbursement
How to apply for Bajaj Finance Limited Education Loan ?
Bajaj Finance Limited Education loan application form can be available online or offline at Bank branches.
Visit the official website for Bajaj Finance Limited Education Loan
Click on Apply Now
Fill out the form with your details
Upload the mandatory documents required
Submit the form and take out a print out of the application
Visit the office for further formalities
Applicants can directly visit the nearest office and ask for an application form. The Bajaj Finance Limited representative will then guide them with all the necessary information regarding eligibility, documents, etc.
Bajaj Finance Limited Education Loan Details
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Expenses covered under Bajaj Finance Limited Student Loan Scheme
- Tuition Fee
- Examination Fee
- Library/ Laboratory Fee
- Hostel Fee
- Cost of books, equipment, instrument or uniforms
- Miscellaneous expenses- study tours, project work, thesis, etc.
- A reasonable cost of computer or laptop (if required)
- Travel expenses
Courses Covered Under Bajaj Finance Limited Student Loan Scheme
Graduate/ postgraduate degree (Masters or Ph.D.) /diploma courses conducted by renowned institutions/ universities recognized by UGC, Government, AICTE, AIBMS or ICMR.
Academic courses such as CA, CFA, and ICWAI.
Courses conducted by NIFT, IITs, IIMs, XLRI, IISc, and NID that are approved by Bajaj Finance Limited.
Vocational education or training courses approved by Bajaj Finance Limited.
Courses for noble causes such as teaching training (like B.Ed.), nursing courses, and from other training institutions approved by Central Government or by State Government.
Education Loan Documents Required ?
Admission letter with all essential details
Attested copies of age proof, residence proof and birth date
Self-attested passport size photographs
Copies of mark sheets of SSC and HSC
Income proof and/or a copy of income tax return file of co-applicant, parents, and guarantor (if any)
Details of collateral security along with government approved valuation certificate (if any)
Bank account statement of the applicant
Copy of passport and visa for abroad courses
Frequently Asked Questions
Does NBFCs offer any interest subsidy scheme along with its education loan variant/s?+ -
No, NBFCs does not provide any interest subsidy scheme initiated by the government.
In whose name is the loan granted?+ -
The loan is granted in the name of the student
What is the age limit for availing loan from Bajaj Finserv Limited?+ -
Student must be of 23 to 58 years and above while applying for education loan from Bajaj Finserv Limited. He/ she should also clear the other eligibility criteria's stated by Bajaj Finserv Limited
What does margin on any loan mean?+ -
Margin amount is the amount that a borrower has to pay through his/ her own sources in form of a down payment as his/ her contribution towards the education.
Where can I avail Bajaj Finserv Limited Education Loan?+ -
You can fill the application form online from the official website or contact the branch for the same.
What are the basis on which education loan application is evaluated?+ -
Bajaj Finserv Limited considers various parameters when evaluating the education loan application. Some of these parameters are popularity of course, recognized institute, credit score of borrower/co-borrower, etc.
My loan application was rejected once, can I apply again?+ -
Yes, you can apply again. It is necessary that you have completed all your document requirements and fulfil the eligibility criteria stated by Bajaj Finserv Limited.
Is there any minimum aggregate marks to meet the eligibility criteria to avail Bajaj Finserv Limited education loan?+ -
No, there are no minimum aggregate marks stated by the Bajaj Finserv Limited in regard of eligibility to apply for the loan.
What is the discount/ rebate offered by Bajaj Finserv Limited?+ -
There are no discounts/ rebates stated by Bajaj Finserv Limited
What all is included in tangible collateral security?+ -
Bajaj Finserv Limited asks tangible collateral security for all amounts of loan. Tangible security includes documents related to land/ building/ government security/ public sector bonds/ units of UTI, NSC, Life insurance policy/ bank deposits/ shares or debentures. The value of the security should be equal to the education loan amount.
Is collateral security mandatory for Bajaj Finserv Limited Education Loan?+ -
No, Bajaj Finserv Limited offers unsecured loans as well. They are limited to certain amount of loan, for which borrowers does not require any security.
Is scholarship or assistantship included in the margin?+ -
NBFCs does not charge any margin amount. They provide education loan with 100% finance facility.
What is the Moratorium Period?+ -
Course Period plus one year, or six months after getting a job
What is tenure of an education loan?+ -
Tenure of education loan provided by Bajaj Finserv Limited is 5 years
What does MCLR stand for?+ -
MCLR stands for Marginal Cost of funds based Lending Rate. It refers to the minimum interest rate of a financial institution below which it cannot lend.
What are all expenses covered under this course?+ -
Expenses covered by Bajaj Finserv Limited education loan are:
- Tuition/ college/ hostel fee
- Examination/ lab/ library fee
- Books/ uniform/ instruments
- Caution deposit
- Passage money for studies abroad, etc.
Will my travel expense will be covered if I take loan from Bajaj Finserv Limited?+ -
Yes, travel expenses are covered under this loan
I have taken admission through management quota. Am I eligible?+ -
There is no such provision mentioned by Bajaj Finserv Limited. You may contact the particular financial institution regarding the same.
What do you mean by reputed or recognized institutes?+ -
Institutes that are affiliated to state/ central universities and comes under UGC or AICTE are considered as recognized institutes. Reputed institutes are those which are well known and have standard course of repute. More often, NBFC's provide the list of institutes they consider for loan. (You can contact nearest branch for the same)
Are there any special benefits if I have secured admission to one of the top premier institutes?+ -
Bajaj Finserv Limited does not provide any special benefits to students securing admission to top premier institutes
What is the processing fee or prepayment charges?+ -
The education loan offered by Bajaj Finserv Limited carry 2.25 to 3% processing fee.
Will cost of my computer be covered under the loan sanctioned?+ -
Reasonable cost for the computer or laptop well be covered under the loan if it is required to complete the course.
Why is Pan Card necessary?+ -
Pan Card is one of the mandatory document required by NBFC these days. It is mandatory because:
- Easy to assess Income
- Easy to trace borrowers
Are diploma or certificate courses considered under Bajaj Finserv Limited education Loan (both for India and Abroad)?+ -
Yes diploma or certificate courses are eligible under Bajaj Finserv Limited Education Loan. Regular degree or diploma courses like, shipping, pilot training, and aeronautical that are approved by Director General of Civil Aviation or Shipping
Is a co-borrower necessary for loan?+ -
Yes,it is mandatory to have a co-borrower to avail loan from Bajaj Finserv Limited.
Does Bajaj Finserv Limited accept multi-city/multiple co-applicants?+ -
Yes.If the primary co-applicant fails to fulfil the eligibility criteria, the borrower can add more co-applicants for the loan.
Who can be my co-borrower?+ -
Your parent/ spouse/ guardian can be a co-borrower. A co-borrower should be your immediate family member, should have a steady source of income in India, and a good credit history.
What are all documents required from the co-borrower?+ -
Documents required from the co-borrower are:
- Attested copies of age proof, residence proof and birth date.
- Self-attested passport size photograph
- Income proof and/or copy of income tax return file
- Details of collateral security along with government approved valuation certificate (if any).
What is the KYC requirement in education loan?+ -
KYC requirements are the documents as a proof of personal identification and residence proof of the applicant as well as the co-borrower.
What are maximum term for repayment?+ -
Maximum term for repayment is 5 years
How can I repay the loan?+ -
You can repay the loan after the moratorium period by mode of EMI or through post- dated cheques.
What is EMI? How are they calculated?+ -
EMI stands for Equated Monthly Installments. It can be calculated by using the formula given below
EMI = [P x R x (1+R) ^n] / [(1+R)^ n-1]
Here, P is Amount of Education Loan, R is Rate of Interest, n is Tenure of the Loan.
Or simply you can use the EMI calculator provision available on official website.
Is the loan disbursed in name of individual applicant or to the institute/ university directly?+ -
The loan is disbursed directly to the institute/ university that you have taken admission to. Hence, an applicant is supposed to submit institute brochure with proper division of the fee
If I am unable to complete my course in given tenure, will my repayment term be extended?+ -
It is completely on the financial institutions discretion to extend the moratorium period or not. You can contact your nearest branch for the same.
Can applicant transfer his/her education loan to Bajaj Finserv Limited?+ -
No such clause is mentioned by Bajaj Finance Limited. You may contact the branch for the same.
What is method of application of interest on education loan?+ -
The interest will be charged at simple rate from the date of disbursement till the commencement of repayment of loan. After that, compound interest is charged on reducing balance.
What is interest rate of education loan?+ -
Interest rate charged by Bajaj Finserv Limited for all loan amounts ranges from 12.99 onwards
Can ROI change during period of my course?+ -
Yes, there is a possibility that interest rate changes during course period as it is offered at floating rates, which might change due to external conditions and internal policies
What is employment verification in an education loan?+ -
Bajaj Finserv Limited takes the responsibility to cross verify all the employment details of the applicant and co-borrower. If it fails to cross verify every detail provided, it might reject the loan application.
Are there any tax benefits in education loans?+ -
Under Section 80E of Income Tax Act, loan borrowers can avail the tax benefits. This benefit is only available over and above INR 1,50,000. Tax benefits can be availed once the borrower starts paying interest on loan. The deduction is available until borrower pays off full interest amount on loan or for maximum of 8 years (whichever is earlier)
Can I repay my loan in foreign currency even if my financial institution is in India?+ -
Yes, you can pay the amount in foreign currency (Euro, Pound, Dollar, etc.) NBFC might charge an additional currency conversion fee as per RBI regulations.
Why do NBFCs require insurance policy as security?+ -
The NBFCs require insurance policy as security in lieu of education loan provided. The insurance policy should be equal or more to the amount of loan sanctioned. In case of untimely demise of the borrower, NBFC recovers the amount from the insurance policy
What is credit score? Is it important for education loan?+ -
Credit Score is inclusive of various factors such as credit history (Loan history or credit card). If a student does not have a credit score, NBFCs calculate it by considering factors such as University, College and the Course of admission. The academic background of student and credit history of co-borrower is also considered.
Are NRIs eligible for the education loan?+ -
NRIs are eligible for the loan if they have Indian citizenship and are Indian passport holder.
Is Visa a necessary document for studying abroad?+ -
Visa is needed as a document proof but it is not a sole requirement.
What all procedures do one have to go through while applying for abroad?+ -
A student who is applying for studying abroad have to give necessary documents required by the NBFC. One needs to have a thorough knowledge of the course they are applying for and in which institute as it can be asked on the airport by the foreign officials.
If a student have any query, where or whom to contact?+ -
student can reach out to the nearest branch in case of any query.
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