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Development Credit Bank Education Loan- Student Loan in India

Development Credit Bank Education Loan Scheme

Terms and Conditions – Educational Loan


Educational Loans for providing financial support to deserving/ meritorious students for pursuing higher education in India and abroad.

Loan type

Amortizing Term Loans in equal installments post moratorium period

Borrower Segments

The student

The parent/guardian

Individuals of Indian Nationality who have secured admission to recognized courses/universities in India or Abroad through entrance test/selection process

a) Salaried

b) Self Employed Professionals

c) Self employed Business

DCB Education Loan Eligible Courses

a) Studies in India

b) Studies Abroad

Post graduation courses from recognised universities

Professional courses from reputed institutes:.

Courses conducted by IIM, IIT, IISc, XLRI, NIFT, etc.

Courses conducted by CIMA – London, CPA – USA, etc.,

Courses in Universities which take admissions through TOEFL,GMAT,GRE,SAT exams

Only one course at a time will be financed

DCB Education Loan Amount

a) Studies in India

b) Studies abroad 

Minimum – Rs. 25,000

Maximum – Rs. 7,50,000 

Minimum – Rs. 1,00,000

Maximum – Rs. 15,00,000 

DCB Education Loan Expenses Considered

Tuition and other fees

Maintenance costs, books & equipments, uniform, etc.

Caution fund/ building fund/ refundable deposit

Travel expenses/passage money for studies abroad for the first time only

Any other expense required to complete the course – like study tours, project work, thesis, etc.

All the above expense should be supported by institution bills/receipts


Maximum 5 years after commencement of repayment for studies in India and 3 years for studies abroad

DCB Education Loan Moratorium period

The holiday period enjoyed by the borrower towards repayment of the loan. Moratorium period shall not exceed course duration + 6 months

DCB Education Loan Margins

a) Upto Rs. 4 lacs 

b) Above Rs. 4 lacs


Studies in India: 5%

Studies abroad: 15%

Scholarship/assistantship to be included in margin

DCB Education Loan Security

Upto Rs. 4 lacs: no security/collateral required

Above Rs. 4 lacs upto 7.5 lacs: Collateral in the form of a satisfactory third party guarantee.

Above 7.5 lacs: Collateral security upto 100% of the loan amount and guarantee of an earning acquaintance of the student for 100% of the loan amount.

Collateral can be in the form of:

Land/ building/,govt. securities/Public Sector Bonds/ Units of NSC, KVP, LIC policy, shares/ debentures, bank deposit in the name of student/ parent/ guardian or any other third party for 100% of the loan.

In case the loan is given for purchase of computer the same to be hypothecated to the Bank

DCB Education Loan Interest Rate


DCB Education Loan Repayment during moratorium period

The borrower has to repay the interest accrued during the moratorium period on a monthly basis.



Parent/guardian of the student borrower

DCB Education Loan Disbursement

Disbursement of the loan will be made in stages as per the demand directly to the college/institution.

Student should furnish to the bank after every semester, suitable evidence of his satisfactory progress in the course of his studies. Satisfactory performance will be a pre-requisite for availability of finance for the subsequent years. Bank will have the option to discontinue disbursement of sanctioned loan or recall it at any time if the progress of the student is not satisfactory.

DCB Education Loan Mode of repayment

Post Dated cheques

Standing Instructions, if the customer has bank account with DCB