For studies in India :
student of Indian Nationality is eligible to apply for the loan provided he/she has secured admission to the institution/college/university.
Approved courses :
Full time courses (Diploma, Teachers' Training, graduation or Post graduation and Doctorate studies) in all branches of medicine, engineering, agriculture, CA/ICWA/ACS, Computer Science, Architecture, Business Administration, Law, Arts, Science, Commerce, Hotel Management, Nursing and Pharmacy (except Foreign University Degree courses offered in India)
Amount of loan :
The bank provides a loan of Rs.10000/- for a student's education at a junior college; teacher's training course and other short-term courses that are approved by the Government. Loans worth Rs.50000/- are also offered to students who wish to do a polytechnic course/computer course, or desire to pursue graduation/post-graduation in any discipline, such as arts, commerce, science, pharmacy, agriculture & fisheries. A maximum amount of Rs.4 lakhs for graduation/post-graduation in engineering, architecture, dental science, medicine, chartered/cost accountancy & business administration courses, offered by a reputed institution.
No margin for loans up to and inclusive of Rs.25000/- and a minimum margin of 25% for loans above Rs.25000/-
Repayment of the loan commences from the 6th month after the student completes his/her course or the 3rd month of securing a job, whichever is earlier. The loan is to be repaid within a maximum period of 6 months depending upon the repayment capacity.
For studies abroad :
Meritorious students who have been selected for any course in foreign universities are eligible to avail of the foreign education loans.
Amount of loan :
The bank provides Rs. 10, 00,000/- as a loan for his/her education at a foreign university.
25% (To be brought pro rata as and when disbursements are made)
Period of loan :
The loan is repayable in 60 monthly installments. Repayment of the loan is to commence 6 months after the student completes the course or completion of 3rd month after securing a job, whichever is earlier.