Education Loan from Allahabad Bank

Allahabad Education Loan Scheme


Allahabad Bank offers loans to meritorious students who have secured admission in recognized institutes in India or abroad.

Eligibility Criteria:

(a) Student eligibility:

Student be an Indian National
Secured admission to professional/ technical courses in India or Abroad through Entrance Test / Merit based Selection process.

(b) Courses Eligible:

Studies in India


  • Graduation Courses- B.A, B.COM, B.Sc. etc.
  • Post Graduation Courses: Masters Courses, Ph D, etc.
  • Professional Courses: Engineering, Medical, Agriculture, Veterinary, Law, Dental, Management, Computeretc.
  • Computer Certificate Courses of reputed Institutes accredited to Department of Electronics or Institutes affiliated to University.
  • Courses like- ICWA, CA, CFA etc.
  • Courses conducted by IIM, IIT, IISc, XLRI, NIFT etc.
  • Regular Degree/ Diploma courses like Aeronautical, pilot training, shipping etc., approved by Director General of Civil Aviation/ Shipping, if the course pursued abroad, the Institute should be recognised by the competent local aviation/ shipping authority.
  • Courses offered in India by reputed foreign universities.
  • Evening Courses of approved Institutes.
  • Other Courses leading to diploma/degree etc conducted by the Colleges/ Universities approved by UGC/Govt/AICTE/AIBMS/ICMR etc.

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.
  • Regular Degree/ Diploma courses like Aeronautical, pilot training, shipping etc., the Institute should be recognised by the competent local aviation/ shipping authority.

Quantum of Loan:

  • Need based finance subject to repaying capacity of the parents / students with following ceilings:
  • Studies in India: Maximum Rs 20 lacs
  • Studies abroad: Maximum Rs. 50 lacs.

Expenses Considered for Loan

  • Fee payable to College / School /Hostel
  • Examination/Library/Laboratory Fee
  • Purchase of Books / Equipments/ Instruments/ Uniforms.
  • Caution Deposit/ Building Fund/ Refundable Deposit supported by Bills/Receipts of the Institution, subject to the conditions that amount does not exceed 10% of the total tuition fees for the entire course.
  • Travel Expenses/Passage Money for studies abroad.
  • Purchase of Computers essential for completion of the course.
  • Insurance premium for student borrower.
  • Any other expenses required to complete the course, such as- Study Tours, Project Work, and Thesis etc.

Read: SBI education loans


  • For loan upto Rs 4.00 lacs: NIL
  • For loan above Rs 4.00 lacs:
    (i) Studies in India: 5%
    (ii) Studies abroad: 15%
  • Scholarship / Assistantship to be included in Margin.
  • Margin Money to be brought on year-to-year basis and disbursements are made on a pro-rata basis.

Application of Interest:

Simple interest during moratorium period.
Service interest during moratorium period regularly and avail a special discount of 1.00% in interest rate.


Repayment Holiday / Moratorium is Course Period + 1 year  or 6 months after getting job, whichever is earlier.
Loan to be repaid within a maximum period of 7 years after commencement of repayment.

Read: Education loans in India


For loan upto Rs 4.00 lacs: No collateral security is required. co-obligation* required For loan above Rs 4.00 lacs and upto Rs 7.50 lacs: Satisfactory third party guarantee & Co-obligation* required.

For loan above Rs 7.50 lacs: (a) Co-obligation * of parents/ guardian together with tangible collateral security of suitable value covering full loan amount, alongwith the assignment of future income of the student for payment of installments.

*(The loan documents would be executed by both the student and the parent/ guardian as joint-borrower i.e. co-obligator. The co-obligation should be parent / guardian of the student borrower. In case of married person, co-obligator can be either spouse or the parent(s)/ parents-in-law.)


Processing Fee:

Processing Fees/ Documentation Charge:


For studies in India
For loan amount above Rs.10.00 Lac — 0.15%, maximum of Rs.3000/-
For studies abroad
For loan amount above Rs.20.00 Lac — 0.10%, maximum of Rs.5000/-