SBI Education Loan

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SBI Education Loan

SBI Education Loan Summary Table

SBI Education Loan Limit For India – INR 10 Lacs
For Abroad – 20 Lacs
(Up to ₹ 7.5 lakh without collateral)
SBI Education Loan Interest Rate 9.65% per annum
SBI Education Loan Margin For loan above INR 4 Lacs
In India: 5%
In abroad: 15%
SBI Education Loan Processing Fee Up to INR 4 Lacs: Nil
Above INR 4 Lacs: INR 5000
SBI Education Loan Security Up to 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
SBI Education Loan Repayment Starts After 1 year of course completion or 6 months after getting a job

SBI education loan

SBI Education Loan Features

The need for higher education from a reputed college is increasing which in result increases the chance of getting a well-paid job. However, a university with a good rank costs much higher due to its premium faculties and facilities. To overcome this, Education Loan plays a vital role in a student’s life!

Education loans help those students, who have the capabilities and potential but lack the proper funding to continue with their higher education. The loan covers their expenses for education such as tuition fees etc. The loan can be availed to study in India or even abroad studies. Whatever the case SBI is there to help the students. Every student can apply for the SBI education loan by following the specific criteria and documentation.

SBI Education Loan Eligibility

Parameters  Eligibility Criteria
Applicant’s Age
  • Non-employed personnel: Up to 35 years
  • Working employees / Executives: Up to 45 years
Who Can Apply?
  • An Indian National: With secured admission to professional/technical courses in recognized institutions.
  • Permanent employees: Who are employed for not less than three years with any organization and have secured admissions in a reputed institute or who intend to acquire higher professional qualifications.
Maximum Loan Amount
  • For studies in India: Up to Rs. 1,000,000
  • For studies in Abroad: Up to Rs. 2,000,000
  • For studies at IIT’s, IIM’s and ISB’s: Upto Rs. 4,000,000
Frequency Of Repayment
  • Quarterly or monthly rests.
  • Starts 1 year after completing the course or six months after getting a job, whichever is first.
  • Loan interest re‐payment will start immediately after disbursement of the first instalment of the loan.
Repayment Period
  • Tenure: Education Loan consists of Duration of Study, Grace Period after the Study, and Repayment Period.
  • For Indian courses: Repayment tenure is a maximum of 12 years after the commencement of repayment.
  • For Abroad courses: Repayment tenure is a maximum of 12 years after the commencement of repayment.

SBI Education Loan Interest Rate

SBI Education loan interest rates range from 8.85% and 10.75%.

Loan Amount Range Courses in India Courses Abroad IIT, IIM, ISB Courses
Loans up to Rs. 4 lakh 10.50 % , for Girls – 10.00% 10.50 % , for Girls – 10.00% 8.85 %
Loans Rs. 4.0 – 7.5 lakh 10.50 % , for Girls – 10.00% 10.50 % , for Girls – 10.00% 8.85 % – 10.00%
Loans > Rs. 7.5 lakh 10.75 % , for Girls – 10.25% 10.75 % , for Girls – 10.25% 8.85 % – 10.00%

SBI Education Loan Schemes with detailed features, documents, max loan, courses

Schemes Maximum Loan Amount Interest Rates
SBI Student Loan Rs.20 lakh 10.05%
SBI Scholar Loan Rs.40 lakh 8.95% to 9.25%
SBI Global ED-Vantage Rs.1.5 crore 10.05%
SBI Skill Loan Rs.1.5 lakh 9.55%
SBI Take Over of Education Loan Rs.1.5 crore 10.05%

SBI Education Loan Documents Required

Under Know Your Customer Policy (KYC), the bank requires certain documents. These documents are required from both the student and co-borrower:

Identity Proof One of any mentioned documents for Identity proof:

  • Passport
  • PAN Card
  • Aadhaar Card
  • Voter’s ID Card
  • Driving Licence
  • Photo Credit Card
  • Central and State Govt. issued Photo ID Proof
  • Defence ID Card.
Residence Proof One of the following documents for Residence proof (It should not more than 3 months old):

  • Aadhaar Card
  • Ration Card
  • Passport
  • Bank Account Statement
  • Voter’s ID Card
  • Letter from any recognized public authority
  • Telephone Bill
  • Electricity Bill
  • Water Bill
Income Proof in case of salaried co-borrower
  • Salary Slips (not more than 3 months old)
  • Bank Statements (not more than 3 months old)
  • ITR
  • Form-16 (for the last 2 years)
  • bank account statement (for the last 6 months of salary account)
Income proof for self-employed co-applicant
  • Business address proof
  • IT returns for the last two years (If IT payee)
  • TDS certificate
  • Form 16A if applicable
  • Certificate of qualification (for CA, doctor, and other professions)
  • Bank account statement for the last 6 months.

Additional documents: Aside from KYC documents:

  Student Applicant Mandatory Passport submission
Academic Records: X, XII grade results. Graduation results semester wise. Entrance Exam results that formed the basis of admission
Proof of admission: A conditional application letter may be considered
Cost of education, schedule of expenses.
2-passport size photographs
If the loan was taken out before then loan account statement for the last 1 year.
Co-applicant 2-passport size photographs
If the loan was taken out before then loan account statement for the last 1 year.

SBI Education Loan Offered Courses

The Education Loan covers courses that are only regular full-time Degree or Diploma courses that the student secured through selection or merit. SBI Education Loan also considers Full-time Executive Management Courses like PGPX.

EMI Calculator

The EMI for your SBI education loan can be calculated at SBI Education Loan EMI Calculator.

SBI: Takeover of Education Loan

An Education Loan is Transferable, it is basically a process of transferring high-interest debt from one lender to another lender and with a lower interest rate and better repayment policies. The SBI Takeover Of Collateralised Education Loans Scheme can be availed at an interest rate of 1Year MCLR + 1.50% spread. SBI also gives a 0.50% concession in the interest rate for girls.

How To Apply For SBI Education Loan

  • Visit Dialabank for an education loan.
  • Go to the SBI Education Loan page.
  • Check out all the eligibility and documents criteria for an education loan.
  • Fill out all the details required in the Education Loan application form.
  • Once done, our representative will soon contact you for a further stress-free process.

List of Approved Institutes

  • Architecture colleges
  • Law colleges
  • Medical colleges
  • Pharmacy colleges
  • Engineering colleges
  • Biotechnology colleges
  • Management colleges
  • Science, Commerce, and Arts colleges
  • Physical education colleges
  • B.ED colleges

FAQs For SBI Education Loan

✅ What is the age limit for availing an education loan in SBI Bank?

There is no age limit restriction in the case of education loans. However, the student must clear all the eligibility criteria’s stated by the bank.

✅ What does margin on any loan mean?

The margin amount means that a borrower has to pay through his/ her own income sources in form of a down payment as his/ her contribution towards the education.

✅ Is scholarship or assistantship included in the margin?

Yes, any scholarship or assistantship will be a part of the margin charged on education loans.

✅ What does MCLR stand for?

MCLR stands for the Marginal Cost of Funds based Lending Rate. It is the minimum interest rate, below which a bank cannot lend money.