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Last Updated on 06/07/2017
IOB Scholar


·        Students who have got admission into a college approved by AICTE, UGC or any other recognized Statutory Body under Management Quota without undergoing any test or Interview but have secured minimum cut off marks of 65% in the plus two or its equivalent examination approved by Govt. of India / respective State Governments.

·        Should be an Indian National

·        Should have secured admission to professional/technical courses in India or abroad

Loan is made available for Graduation/Post graduation/Diploma/Computer education in any recognized State/Central Government/University, professional courses including Engineering, Medical, Agriculture, Veterinary, Law, Dental, Management, courses like ICWA, CA, CFA, etc., courses conducted by IIM, IISC, XLRI, NIFT etc, courses offered in India by reputed foreign universities/Evening courses of approved institutes, regular degree/ diploma  courses like Aeronautical , Pilot training , shipping etc  approved by Director  General of Civil Aviation/ shipping  if  the course is pursued in India. In case the course is pursued abroad,  the institute should be  recognized by the competent local aviation/ shipping authority.   For studies abroad, loans will be made available only for Graduation and Post Graduation Courses offered by Reputed Universities and not for diplomas

Quantum of loan
Maximum of Rs. 30.00 lakhs for studying in India and Rs. 40.00 lakhs for studying abroad.

Rate of Interest 
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·        25% for all the loans under the Scheme irrespective of the loan amount


·        Co obligation of parents  together with tangible collateral security .Collateral security in the form of NSC /KVP/ LIC Policy/ Immovable properties/ Bank Deposits in the name of student/Parent/Guardian or any other third party with suitable margin. Wherever the land/ building is already mortgaged the unencumbered portion can be taken as security on second charge basis provided  it covers the required  loan amount.

Holiday period

6 months after getting the job or 12 months after completion of the course whichever is earlier.


·        For loans upto 7.5 lakhs – up to 10 years*

·        For loans above 7.5 lakhs – up to 15 years*

·         *including Holiday/Moratorium Period

Other Conditions :
 For prompt servicing of interest for all months during the study period when repayment holiday  is specified for interest / repayment  under the scheme, an interest rebate @1.00 % is allowed.
No interest Subsidy 
Download the application Please Click here for
Educational Loan Application
Save it on your computer, print it out and send it to the nearest/convenient I.O.B. branch for processing.