Banks are are coming out with innovative loans products to cater emerging segment of customers. One such loans product is 'Scholar Loans'. This loan is provided by banks to students on the basis of their academic performance/merit. Students enrolled in top engineering/ medical/B schools are eligible to apply for such loans.
The amount of loans provided varies in different banks. It can range from Rs. 2 lakh to Rs.15 lakhs. The loan can be repaid by Equated Monthly Instalments or EMI.
The interest on scholar loan varies from bank to bank and also the prevailing market rate. The rate of interest can increase or decrease with respect to the amount of loans required.
Scholar loans forms are available at bank premises. Online forms are also available for ease of the clients. Generally no processing fee is charged. A deposit can however required sometimes, which is adjusted later on.
Bank of Baroda - Baroda Scholar
*Terms and conditions may vary from bank to bank.