An education loan is availed specifically to finance educational requirements towards school or college. Depending on the lender, it will cover the basic fees of the course, the exam fees, accommodation fees, and other miscellaneous charges. The student is the borrower with any other close relative being the co-applicant, such as a parent, grandparent, spouse, or sibling. It can be availed for courses in India or abroad. It can be taken for a wide variety of recognised courses which are either part time or full time. They cover vocational courses as well as undergraduate and postgraduate courses.
Consumer durable loans are loans that are availed to finance the purchase of consumer durables such as a electronic gadgets and household appliances. Depending on the lender, they can be used to buy anything from mobile phones to television sets. Loan amounts range from Rs.5,000 to Rs.5 lakh. There is no security deposit required usually. Some lenders offer 0% interest on consumer durable loans with instant approvals and minimal documentation required as well.
If your insurance scheme is eligible for a loan, you can avail of the loan amount from your insurer. You may also use the investment for insurance as collateral. Generally, loans cannot be availed right from the commencement of the insurance policy. After 3 years into the scheme, you can apply for a loan again insurance
This is a type of loan where your fixed deposit is the collateral. For example, if you have a fixed deposit of Rs.10 lakh in the bank, you can avail of a loan of up to Rs.8 lakh. However, the rate of interest associated with this kind of loan is usually higher than the fixed deposit rate.
Certain lenders provide loans against your mutual fund value and share value. However, you will not be able to borrow huge amounts under this type of loan.