Education Loan

Higher education within your reach

Axis Bank’s Education Loan aims to provide the much needed financial support to deserving students for pursuing higher professional or technical education in India and abroad. The education loan would be provided to those students who have obtained admission to career-oriented courses e.g. medicine, engineering, management etc., either at the graduate or post-graduate level.

We believe, given the right tools and aid every child has the potential to be successful. Our education loans aim to be the very tool that will enable them to reach their goals in life. No more would a deserving student have to give away their pursuit of dreams due to lack of money. Our student loans will ensure that worthy students are empowered to take their destiny in to their own hands. Our endeavour is to help the future of our nation in education and prosperity.


Quantum of Loan

The quantum of finance under the scheme is capped at Rs 10.00 lacs for studies in India and Rs 20.00 lacs for studies abroad, which would cover tuition fees, hostel charges (if any), cost of books, etc. The minimum amount of education loan would be Rs 50,000.


Interest Rates & Charges of Education Loan

Education is the inevitable right of every child and we at Axis bank ensure that it is not denied due to unaffordable education loan interest rates. Our education loans are designed in a manner that is highly affordable in terms of interest and the associated servicing charges. This will ensure that you do not have to stress too much for your child’s higher education and are able to provide for all their educational needs on time.

Sr. NoTypeLoan amount (Rs.)Base Rate + Mark UpEffective Rate Of Interest
1Education LoanUpto Rs. 4 lacsBase rate + 7.00%17.00%
Loans greater than Rs. 4 lacs and upto Rs. 7.5 lacBase rate + 8.00%18.00%
Loans greater than 7.5 lacsBase rate + 6.00%16.00%
2Education Loan for Girl ChildUpto Rs. 4 lacsBase rate + 6.50%16.50%
Loans greater than Rs. 4 lacs and upto Rs. 7.5 lacsBase rate + 7.50%17.50%
Loans greater than 7.5 lacsBase rate + 5.50%15.50%

Base Rate – 10.00%

SchemeStudy Power
Loan Processing ChargesNil
Prepayment ChargesNil
No Due CertificateNA
Solvency CertificateNA
Charges for Late Payment of EMIRs 500 + taxes per cheque bounce and a penal interest @24% per annum i.e. @ 2% per month on the overdue installment/s
Charges for changing from fixed to floating rates of interestNA
Charges for changing from floating to fixed rates of interestNA

Other Charges:

Sr. NoTypeCharges


Repayment Instruction/Instrument Return chargesRs.500 plus service tax as applicable per instance


No margin for education loans upto Rs 4 lacs. For loans above Rs 4 lacs, 5% margin for studies within India and 15% for higher studies overseas.

Role of the Guardian:

The parent(s) or guardian of the student would be treated as a co-applicant of the student loan. His or her role would be, necessarily, like the primary debtor.


Third party guarantee and/or collateral security may be asked for in appropriate cases.

Additional Security:

Assignment of LIC policy in favour of the Bank for the sum assured being at least 100% of the education loan amount. The policy is kept alive during the currency of the education loan. To ensure this, the annual premium may be included in the computation of the loan requirement, along with the tuition fees and other recurring charges. Further, the future income of the student needs to be assigned in favour of the Bank for meeting the installment obligations.


The student loan will be disbursed in full or in suitable installments taking into account the requirement of funds and/or fee schedule as assessed by the Bank directly to the educational institution or vendor of books or equipment or instruments.

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