HDFC Bank Education Loan

HDFC Bank Education Loan

Features of Education

Features of Education Loans for education in India

Focus on pursuing the course of your choice and securing a great education. Leave the hassles of documentation and finances of your Education Loan for Indian education to us. Here are a few features of the loan:

  • Amount limits: Get Education Loan upto Rs. 10 lakh and unsecured lending upto Rs. 7.5 lakh. No collateral will be required for loans upto Rs. 7.5 lakh
  • Wider collateral options: Are you securing a loan of a higher amount than Rs. 7.5 lakh? We offer a wide range of bank approved collateral securities like Residential Property, HDFC Bank Fixed Deposit, LIC, NSC or a KVP policy.
  • Loan Tenure: The maximum repayment tenure is upto 15 years post moratorium period.
  • Tax Rebate: Did you know that you are eligible for a tax rebate for the interest you pay on an education loan under Section 80-E of the Income Tax Act 1961*? See the Income Tax Circular for more details here. Write to us by visiting to receive interest certificate for the last financial year.

If this wasn't enough for you, check out some more special privileges that you will get as a HDFC customer for an Education Loan for Indian Education:

  • We will provide services at your doorstep.
  • Loans will be directly disbursed to the educational institution as per the fee structure.
  • Avail access to some other great products and services that we offer. Get a Savings Account with us right away!
  • Thinking about insurance? As our customer for a student loan, you can also get a special privilege of choosing the Insurance Protection - Credit Protect from HDFC LIFE.

Benefits of Educational Loan In India

  • Avail tax benefits under section 80(E) of income tax Act 1961
  • Flexible repayment options
  • Option to avail insurance cover for your loan

Why take an Education Loan from HDFC Bank?

Whatever be your need we have a loan for you. Over the years we have won the trust of our customers and have become market leader in loan products. 

Enjoy triple benefits when you take an Education Loan from HDFC Bank:

  • Faster loan - Our loan sanction and disbursal is one of the quickest with easy documentation and doorstep service.
  • Competitive pricing – Our loan rates and charges are very attractive
  • Transparency – All charges are communicated up front in writing along with the loan quotation

What are the eligibility criteria for securing Education Loan for Indian Education?

  • You need to be a Indian resident
  • You should be aged between 16 - 35 years.
  • If you are taking a loan of more than Rs. 7.5 Lakh, a collateral security will be required.
  • Co-applicant: A co-applicant is mandatory for all full time programs. Co-applicant could be Parent/ Guardian or Spouse (if married) / Parent-in-law (if married).

Check out more details on eligibility and courses on offer in our FAQ section.

Here is an exhaustive list of documents that you will need for the Education Loan:

Category Applicant (Student)
Academic Institute Admission Letter with Fee break-up
  SSC,HSC,Graduation Marksheets
KYC(Know Your Customer) Age Proof 
Signature Proof 
Identity Proof 
Residence Proof
Income Documents Salaried
  Latest 2 Salary Slips carrying date of joining details 
Last 2 Year ITR with Computation of Income 
Latest 6 Months Bank Statement of the Salary Account. 
Self Employed 
Last 2 Years Audited Balance Sheet 
Last 6 Months Bank Statement 
Proof of Turnover (Latest Sales / Service Tax Return) 
Self Employed - Professional 
Last 2 Year ITR with Computation of Income 
Last 2 Years Audited Balance Sheet / P& L 
Last 6 Months Bank Statement 
Proof of Qualification
Others Completed Application Form 
Latest Photograph (Signed Across)
Documentation ( Post Sanction )
Is there any documentation required post the sanction of the loan?
Category Applicant ( Student )
Loan Agreement Completed Loan Agreement to be Signed by Applicant and Co-applicant *
Repayment Instructions PDCs / ECS or SI Mandate 
3 Security PDCs in case of ECS and SI mode of repayment
* Stamp duty to be paid by the customer as per the relevant state laws.

Here are the documents you need to submit for subsequent disbursements:

  • Subsequent Disbursement Request Letter From Applicant and Co-Applicant/s
  • University Fee Demand Letter
  • Applicant's Academic Progress Report (Previous Semester)
  • Revised Repayment Instructions - PDCs / ECS / SI plus 3 security PDCs in case of ECS and SI mode of repayment.

Education Loan for Indian Education Interest Rates & Charges

Enclosed below are HDFC Bank Education Loan for Indian Education Interest Rates & Charges

Here is an exhaustive list of all the fees and charges to be paid for the education loan:

Description of Charges Education Loan
Loan Processing Charges* Maximum up to 1% of the loan amount as applicable.
Pre-payment charges* Upto 4% of the Outstanding Balance prepaid, if loan is foreclosed/ part perpaid during Moratorium (along with and in addition to due/accrued interest, if any, and other amounts due and/or payable by the Borrower to the Bank). No prepayment charges will be charged if loan is foreclosed / part prepaid any time after expiry of the Moratorium.
No Due Certificate / No Objection Certificate (NOC) Nil
Duplicate of No Dues Certificate/NOC Nil
Solvency Certificate Not applicable
Charges for late payment of EMI @ 24 % p.a. on overdue/unpaid EMI amount outstanding from EMI due date
Credit assessment charges Not applicable
Non standard repayment charges Not applicable
Cheque / ECS swapping charges Rs. 500/- per instance
Duplicate Repayment Schedule Charges Rs. 200/-
Loan Re-Booking / Re-Scheduling Charges Upto Rs. 1000/-
EMI Return Charges* Rs.550/- per instance
Legal / incidental charges At actual
Loan Cancellation Charges Nil cancellation charges. However, interest for the interim period (date of disbursement to date of cancellation), CBC/LPP charges as applicable would be charged and Stamp duty will be retained

*Terms & conditions apply

*Charges which are in nature of fees are EXCLUSIVE of service tax. Service tax and other government levies, as applicable, would be charged additionally. 

Rates offered to customer during the period of Oct'15 to Dec'15

10.10% 15.50% 12.64%

Annual Percentage Rate offered to customer during the period of Oct'15 to Dec'15


10.10% 15.94% 12.70%
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