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GP Parsik Bank Education Loan

Last Modified : August 31, 2018

GP Parsik Sahakari Bank offers a distinct education loan scheme for students aspiring to pursue their higher studies in India or Abroad. The loan amount for studies in India goes upto INR 10 Lacs and INRE 20 Lacs for studies abroad.

The bank offers Education loan for professional and technical courses offered by reputed and recognized institutes in India or Abroad.

Why GP Parsik Bank Education Loan?

High amounts of Education Loan for India and Abroad offered by the bank is a key attraction for applicants. 120 months long repayment tenure and flexible repayment terms are two another factors that attract

Are you eligible for GP Parsik Bank Education Loan?

  • Indian Citizen. Student must be an Indian National or NRI in possession of an Indian Passport.
  • 10+2. You must have passed 10+2 with minimum aggregate marks from a recognized institute/ board.
  • Guarantor. A guarantor is a must for applying for loan from GP Parsik Bank.

How can you apply for GP Parsik Bank Education Loan?

You can apply for GP Parsik Bank Education Loan through offline or online mode. For online mode of application, students need to apply through vidyalakshmi portal.

For Online Mode of Application

  • Visit the Vidyalakshmi Portal and register yourself prior to applying for the loan.
  • Navigate to “Apply Now’ option
  • Fill in your details like Name, Address, Contact Number, City of residence, Preferred Branch, etc.
  • Submit one page application form & all the required documents

Easy and Quick Loan approval post completion of all the necessary formalities.

For Offline Mode of Application

Borrower must visit the nearest branch and ask for the application form, fill in the details and submit the form along with required documents.

Post the submission of form, a bank executive will guide you for further procedure.

GP Parsik Education Loan

GP Parsik Bank extends education loan to students taking admission to professional and technical courses offered by recognized institutes in India or Abroad. The bank offers this education loan scheme with flexible repayment terms and other benefits.

What makes you eligible for GP Parsik Education Loan?

  • Indian National
  • 10+2 Pass
  • Recognized or reputed institute.
  • Entrance exam or merit-based admission

Present Rate of Interest

Rate of interest charged by the bank is 11% to 12%. It may vary time to time on the bank’s discretion.

Quick Facts about GP Parsik Education Loan

Margin20% (It varies at the bank’s discretion)
Maximum Loan LimitFor studies in India: INR 10 Lacs
For studies in Abroad: INR 20 Lacs
SecurityThe banks 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.
Moratorium PeriodCourse Period plus one year, or six months after getting a job
Repayment (Maximum)Repayment of the loan can be done after the moratorium period by mode of EMI
Maximum repayment term is for 120 months inclusive of moratorium period.
Prepayment ChargesNil, if paid during the repayment period

Expenses covered under GP Parsik Education Loan

  • Tuition Fee
  • Examination Fee
  • Library/ Laboratory Fee
  • Hostel Fee 
  • Cost of books, equipment, instrument or uniforms
  • Miscellaneous expenses- study tours, project work, thesis, etc.
  • Reasonable cost of computer or laptop (if required)
  • Passage money (for abroad)

Courses covered under GP Parsik Education Loan

For India

  • Graduate/ postgraduate degree/ 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.
  • Full-time degree or diploma courses like, shipping, pilot training, and aeronautical that are approved by Director General of Civil Aviation or Shipping (only if it is pursued in India).
  • Courses for noble cause such as teaching training (like B.Ed.), nursing courses, and from other training institutions approved by Central Government or by State Government
  • Reputed foreign universities offering approved courses offered in India.

For Abroad

  • Job Oriented Professional and technical courses
  • Post-graduation courses such as MBA/ MCA
  • Courses that are offered by CIMA, London and CPA, USA
  • Pilot Training, Shipping, aeronautical etc. courses that lead to a diploma or degree

Documents required for GP Parsik Education Loan

For Salaried

  • Duly filled application form
  • KYC documents
  • Identity Proof- Passport, Driving Licence, Pan Card, Etc.
  • Latest salary proof/ Form 16 with recent salary certificate
  • Residence Proof- Adhaar Card, Latest electricity/ water/ telephone bill
  • Admission Proof- Letter of admission from the institute
  • Bank Statement of Last 6 months
  • Educational qualification proof- 10th /12th or graduation marksheet
  • Guarantor form
  • Institute brochure inclusive of detailed fee break-up

For Non-Salaried

  • Duly filled application form
  • KYC documents
  • IT return statement of last 2 years.
  • Income statement of parents/ guardians or co-borrowers.
  • Identity Proof- Passport, Driving Licence, Pan Card, Etc.
  • Latest salary proof/ Form 16 with recent salary certificate
  • Residence Proof- Adhaar Card, Latest electricity/ water/ telephone bill
  • Admission Proof- Letter of admission from the institute
  • Bank Statement of Last 6 months
  • Educational qualification proof- 10th /12th or graduation marksheet
  • Guarantor form
  • Institute brochure inclusive of detailed fee break-up

FAQs for GP Parsik Bank

Q: What schemes does GP Parsik Bank considers for its education loans?

Answer: There are no loan schemes offered by the bank apart from the basic education loan scheme. Students can further contact the bank for more details.

Q: In whose name is the loan granted?

Answer: The loan is granted in the name of the student

Q: What is the age limit for availing loan in GP Parsik Bank?

Answer: There is no restriction on age. Student must clear the other eligibility criteria’s stated by the bank

Q: What does margin on any loan mean?

Answer: 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.

Q: Where can I avail GP Parsik Bank Education Loan?

Answer: You can either contact your nearest branch for the application form or details regarding the loan or apply online through Vidyalakshmi Portal.

Q: Is there any provision to apply for loan online?

Answer: Yes, you can apply online through Vidyalakshmi portal to avail for this loan.

Q: Is there any minimum aggregate marks to meet the eligibility criteria to avail GP Parsik Bank education loan?

Answer: No, there are no minimum aggregate marks stated by the bank in regard of eligibility to apply for the loan.  

Q: What is the discount/ rebate offered by GP Parsik Bank?

Answer: There is no discount or rebate offered by the bank.

Q: What all is included in tangible collateral security?

Answer: Mostly GP Parsik Bank asks tangible security for loan amount above INR 4 Lacs. 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.

Q: Is scholarship or assistantship included in the margin?

Answer: Yes any scholarship or assistantship will be a part of margin charged on education loan.

Q: What is Moratorium Period?

Answer: Course Period plus one year, or six months after getting a job

Q: What is tenure of an education loan?

Answer: Tenure of education loan provided by GP Parsik Bank is 10 years

Q: What does MCLR stands for?

Answer: MCLR stands for Marginal Cost of funds based Lending Rate. It refers to the minimum interest rate of bank below which it cannot lend.

Q: What all expenses are covered under this course?

Answer: Expenses covered by GP Parsik Bank education loan are:

  • Tuition/ college/ hostel fee
  • Examination/ lab/ library fee
  • Books/ uniform/ instruments
  • Caution deposit
  • Passage money for studies abroad, etc.

Q: Will my travel expense will be covered if I take loan from GP Parsik Bank?

Answer: Yes, travel expenses are covered under this loan

Q: I have taken admission through management quota. Am I eligible?

Answer: There is no such provision mentioned by the bank. You may contact the bank regarding the same.

Q: What do you mean by reputed or recognized institutes?

Answer: 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, banks provide the list of institutes they consider for loan. (You can contact nearest branch for the same)

Q: Are there any special benefits if I have secured admission to one of the top premier institutes?

Answer: There is no special benefits in lieu of loan of you secure admission in top IITs or NITs.

Q: What is the processing fee or prepayment charges?

Answer: The education loan offered by GP Parsik Bank does not carry any processing fee or any other charges

Q: Will cost of my computer be covered under the loan sanctioned?

Answer: Reasonable cost for the computer or laptop well be covered under the loan if it is required to complete the course. 

Q: Why is Pan Card necessary?

Answer: Pan Card is one of the mandatory document required by banks these days. It is mandatory because:

  • Easy to assess Income
  • Easy to trace borrowers

Q: Are diploma or certificate courses considered under GP Parsik Bank education Loan (both for India and Abroad)?

Answer: Yes diploma or certificate courses are eligible under GP Parsik Bank Education Loan. Regular degree or diploma courses like, shipping, pilot training, and aeronautical that are approved by Director General of Civil Aviation or Shipping

Q: Is a co-borrower necessary for loan?

Answer: Yes, it is mandatory to have a co-borrower to avail loan from GP Parsik Bank.

Q: Who can be my co-borrower?

Answer: 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, and a good credit history.

Q: What all documents are required from the co-borrower?

Answer: 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).

Q: What is the KYC requirement in education loan?

Answer: KYC requirements are the documents as a proof of personal identification and residence proof of the applicant as well as the co-borrower.

Q: What are maximum term for repayment?

Answer: Maximum term for repayment is 10 years

Q: How can I repay the loan?

Answer: You can repay the loan after the moratorium period by mode of EMI or through post- dated cheques.

Q: What is EMI? How are they calculated?

Answer: 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 GP Parsik Bank’s official website.

Q: Is the loan disbursed in name of individual applicant or to the institute/ university directly?

Answer: 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

Q: If I am unable to complete my course in given tenure, will my repayment term be extended?

Answer: It is completely on the banks discretion to extend the moratorium period or not. You can contact your nearest branch for the same.

Q: What is method of application of interest on education loan?

Answer: The interest will be charged at simple rate from the date of disbursement till commencement of repayment of loan. After that, compound interest is charged on reducing balance. 

Q: What is interest rate of education loan?

Answer: The interest rate charged by the bank is 11% to 12%.

Q: What is interest subsidy on education loan?

Answer: There is no Interest subsidy mentioned on the official website to be applied on Education Loan offered by GP Parsik Bank

Q: What is employment verification in an education loan?

Answer: The bank takes the responsibility to cross verify all the employment details of the applicant and co-borrower. If the banks fails to cross verify every detail provided, it might reject the loan application.

Q: Are there any tax benefits in education loans?

Answer: 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)

Q: Is it necessary to have bank account with the bank while availing loan from that particular bank?

Answer: It is not necessary to have a bank account while availing the loan but it makes it easier for the borrower to get loan application approved.

Q: Can I repay my loan in foreign currency even if my bank is in India?

Answer: Yes, you can pay the amount in foreign currency (Euro, Pound, Dollar, etc.) The bank might charge an additional currency conversion fee as per RBI regulations.

Q: Why do banks require insurance policy as security?

Answer: The banks 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, the bank recovers the amount from the insurance policy

Q: Are there any additional benefits on availing loan from GP Parsik Bank loan?

Answer: Student applying for the loan can also avail Group Life Insurance Cover equal to the amount of loan

Q: What is credit score? Is it important for education loan?

Answer: 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, banks calculate it by considering factors such as University, College and the Course of admission. Banks consider the academic background of student and credit history of co-borrower.

Q: Are NRIs eligible for the education loan?

Answer: NRIs are eligible for the loan if they have Indian citizenship and are Indian passport holder.

Q: Is Visa a necessary document for studying abroad?

Answer: Visa is needed as a document proof but it is not a sole requirement.

Q: What all procedures do one have to go through while applying for abroad?

Answer: A student who is applying for studying abroad have to give necessary documents required by the bank. 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.

Q: If a student have any query, where or whom to contact?

Answer: student can reach out to the nearest branch in case of any query.

  • Customer Care Number: 022-25456500/6525/39912200/ 1800222511
  • Customer Care ID: helpdesk@gpparsikbank.com