All You Need To Know About SBI's Student Scholar Loan

State Bank of India, Scholar Loan Scheme: SBI provides 100% financing for pursuing higher education in premier institutions at zero processing fees.

All You Need To Know About SBI's Student Scholar Loan

SBI Scholar Loan: State Bank of India allows repayment period of loan up to 15 years.

State Bank of India, the country's largest lender, offers different types of education loans to cover various needs of students. Scholar Loan, Global Ed-Vantage, Student Loan, Skill Loan and Take-over of Education Loans are some of the loan offerings for purpose of pursuing higher education. Among these, SBI Scholar Loan provides 100 per cent financing for pursuing higher education in select premier institutions of the country, State Bank of India noted on its website - sbi.co.in. (Also Read: ATM Card Rules: Transaction Charges Levied By SBI, Post Office Compared Here)

Here are details of interest rates, EMIs, eligibility for availing SBI Scholar Loan:

SBI provides 100 per cent financing facility for pursuing higher education under SBI Scholar Loan in select premier institutions of the country at zero processing fees. The loan can be availed by any Indian national upon securing admission to professional/technical courses in select premier institutions through entrance test or selection process.

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The 'select premier institutions' include IITs, IIMs, National Institute of Technology (NITs), Army College of Medical Sciences, Manipal Institute of Technology, Delhi College of Engineering and BITS Pilani among other institutions.

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Under Scholar Loans, State Bank of India allows repayment period of loan up to 15 years after course period and 12 months of repayment holiday.

Here are the details of loan amount and security required under the SBI's Scholar Loan:

CategoryMaximum Loan Limit
No Security, only Parent/ Guardian as co-borrowerWith tangible collateral of full value and Parent/ Guardian as co-borrower
List AA Rs. 40 lakh
List A Rs. 20 lakhRs. 30 lakh
List BRs. 20 lakh
List CRs. 7.5 lakhRs. 30 lakh
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SBI Scholar Loan covers expenses like fees payable to college, school or hostel, examination, library or laboratory fees, purchase of books/equipment/instruments, caution deposit, building fund or refundable deposit supported by institution bills/ receipts and purchase of computer or a laptop.

Here are interest rates charged under SBI Scholar Loan facility:

SBI SCHOLAR LOAN SCHEME
List1 year MCLRSpreadEffective Interest RateReset Period

AA

ROI

8.50%
0.20%
8.70%
1 year

A

All IIMs & IITs

8.50%
0.35%
8.85%
1 year

Other institutes

8.50%
0.50%
9.00%
1 year

B

All NITs

8.50%
0.50%
9.00%
1 year

Other institutes

8.50%
1.00%
9.50%
1 year

C

All NITs

8.50%
0.50%
9.00%
1 year
Other institutes8.50%1.50%10.00%1 year
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The accrued interest during the moratorium period and course period is added to the principle and repayment is fixed in equated monthly instalments (EMI), SBI noted on its website.

If full interest is serviced before the commencement of repayment; EMI is fixed based on principle amount only, SBI added.

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