Bank of India Education Loans: Get Details regarding Education loan Documents, Interest Rates, Eligibility, Fees and Charges and Other process of Bank of India
Bank of India Education loan Interest Rates
✓ Upto Rs.7.50 lacs – 3% above Base Rate, (presently 12.40 %)
✓ Education Loan covered under Credit Guarantee Fund Scheme for Education Loan(CGFSEL) limit upto Rs.7.50 lacs – 11.10%
✓ Above Rs.7.50 lacs – 2.50% above Base Rate, (presently 11.90 %)
✓ Int. Concession of 0.50%p.a. for woman beneficiaries for limits up to Rs.50,000/- and 1% for limits over Rs.50,000/-
✓ For Professional courses (like Engg./Medical/ Management, etc.) int. concession : 0.50% (Maximum under a) and b), above is 1%)
✓ 1% int. concession if interest is serviced during moratorium period, where repayment holiday is specified for interest/repayment under the scheme (concession available for moratorium period only)
✓ Simple interest during the repayment holiday/moratorium period. Penal interest @2% for loans above Rs.4 lakh for the overdue amount and overdue period.
✓ Should be an Indian National
✓ Secured admission to professional/technical courses in India or Abroad through Entrance Test/Merit based selection process.
✓ Good academic career.
✓ The student should not have outstanding education loan from any other Institution.
✓ Father/Mother should be co-borrower
ELIGIBLE COURSE :
Studies in India (Indicative list) :
✓ Graduation/ Post Graduation courses
✓ Professional courses : Engineering, Medical, Agriculture, Veterinary, Law, Dental, Management, Computer, etc
✓ Courses conducted by IIM, IIT, IISc, XLRI, NIFT, NID and other Institutes set up by Central/State Govt.
✓ Other courses leading to diploma/degree, etc. conducted by colleges/universities approved by UGC/Govt./AICTE/AIBMS/ ICMR, etc.
✓ Professional courses not approved by AICTE and conducted by Institutes not recognized by State Universities is outside the purview of the eligibility under the scheme.
Studies abroad :
✓ Graduation : For job oriented professional/technical courses offered by reputed universities.
✓ Post Graduation : MCA, MBA, MS, etc.
✓ Courses conducted by CIMA – London, CPA in USA, etc.
EXPENSES CONSIDERED FOR LOAN :
✓ Fee payable to college/school/hostel*
✓ Examination/Library/Laboratory fee.
✓ Purchase of books/equipments/instruments/uniforms.
✓ Caution deposit/building fund/refundable deposit supported by Institution bills/receipts.
✓ Travel expenses/passage money for studies abroad.
✓ Purchase of computers – essential for completion of the course.
Any other expense required to complete the course – like study tours, project work, thesis, etc.
* As per brochure/ demand letter from the institution.
QUANTUM OF FINANCE :Need based finance subject to repaying capacity of the parents/students with margin and the following ceilings :
✓ Studies in India – Maximum Rs.10.00 lakh
✓ Studies abroad – Maximum Rs.20.00 lakh.
✓ Upto Rs.4 lakh : Nil
✓ Above Rs.4 lakh – Studies in India : 5%
✓ Studies Abroad : 15%· Scholarship could be included in margin.· Margin to be brought in on year to year basis as and when disbursements are made.
Processing/upfront charges – No processing Charges.
One time charges for any deviations from the scheme norms including approval of courses outside the scheme applicable @ Rs.500 for loan up to Rs. 4 lacs, Rs.1000 for loan up to Rs.7.50 Lacs and Rs.2000 for Loan over Rs.7.50 Lacs. In respect of loans availed by borrowers from rural areas from the Rural Branches – Charges NIL.
OTHER CONDITIONS :
Loan to be disbursed in stages as per requirement / demand, directly to the Institution/ Vendors of books/equipments/instruments to the extent possible
Student to produce mark list of previous term/semester before availing next installment
Student / Parent to provide latest mailing address, in case of any change
Student /Parent to inform Branch immediately on change of course /completion of studies/termination of studies/ any refund of fees by college /institution /successful placement /obtention of job/change of job etc.
On Line facility available for submission of application, tracking of application status and resume completion of incomplete application.
For further information, you may contact nearest branch of the Bank. Loan at the sole discretion of Bank of India.
Source: Bank of India Website