Syndicate Bank Education Loan: Interest Rate, Eligibility & Application

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A Syndicate Bank’s Education Loan Scheme is known as SyndVidya. Complete details about the Education loan is given below.


Eligibility Criteria 

Any student who is a major representing himself or a minor student represented by parent or guardian of Indian nationality.

Must have secured admission on the basis of merit to professional/ technical/other courses through entrance test/selection process

Deviation/relaxation is also permitted under special circumstances.

Must have secured admission to Foreign universities/Institution (for studies abroad). 


Courses Eligible

  1. a) Studies in India
  • Graduation: B.A., B.Com, B.Sc., etc.
  • Post graduation: Masters & Ph.D.
  • Professional courses: Engineering, Medical, Agriculture, Veterinary, Law, Dental Management, Computer etc. In respect of Management studies, apart from University affiliation, the course should also be approved by All India Council for Technical Education. For Computer education, the recognized training Institute should have accreditation of DOE, Govt of India to conduct the course under Department of Electronics Accreditation of Computer Course (DOEACC) Scheme.
  • Computer certificate courses of reputed institutes accredited to Department of Electronics or Institutes affiliated to Universities.
  • Courses like ICWA, CA, CFA etc.
  • Courses conducted by IIM, IIT, IISc, XLRI, NIFT etc.
  • Courses offered in India by reputed foreign universities.
  • Evening courses of approved institutes.
  • Other courses leading to Diploma / Degree etc. conducted by colleges / universities approved by UGC / Govt./ AICTE / AIBMS / ICMR etc.
  • Courses offered by National Institutes and other reputed private institutions acceptable to the Bank.
  1. b) Studies abroad
  • Graduation : For job oriented professional/technical courses offered by reputed universities.
  • Post Graduation: MCA, MBA, MS. Etc.
  • Courses conducted by CIMA-London, CPA in USA etc.
  • Other Foreign Diploma courses are not eligible.



  • For loans upto Rs.4 lac – No Margin required.
  • For loans above Rs.4 lac – 5% for study in India and 15% for study abroad.



  • For loans upto Rs.4.00 lac – NIL.
  • For loans above Rs.4.00 lac and upto Rs.7.50 lac – Collateral in the form of satisfactory third party guarantee acceptable to the Bank.
  • For loans above Rs.7.50 lac – Collateral security with 25% margin covering the loan amount and assignment of future income of the student for payment of loan installments.


Student Eligibility 

  • Should be an Indian National
  • Secured admission on the basis of merit to professional/technical courses through Entrance Test/Selection process
  • Deviations/relaxations are also permitted under special circumstances.
  • Secured admission to foreign university/institutions.
  • The student who is a major representing himself or a minor student represented by a parent or guardian. 


Interest (PLR presently 13.25%) 

For loans upto Rs.4.00 lakhs – PLR minus 1.50%

For loans above Rs.4.00 lakhs – PLR minus 1.00% 

Girl students and students belonging to SC/ST category are eligible for concession of 0.50% on the above rates. 

Girl students under SC/ST category are eligible for a further concession of 0.25% on the above rates.


(Total concession of 0.75%) 

Simple interest to be charged during the Repayment holiday/Moratorium period

Penal interest to be charged as applicable

No processing charges/service charges are levied for educational loans 


Interest (PLR presently 12%)

  • For loans upto Rs.7.50 lakhs – PLR minus 2.00%
  • For loans above Rs.7.50 lakhs – PLR minus 2.50%
  • No processing charges/service charges are levied for educational loans



In 5 to 7 years commencing one year after completion of the course or 6 months after securing the job whichever is earlier.


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