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Syndicate Bank Education Loan

Syndicate Bank, which is now a wholly owned subsidiary of Canara Bank, offers education loans for courses in India and abroad. These courses are offered with attractive interest rates with a need-based finance model. Both Indian residents and Non-Resident Indian students are eligible for these loans. Students can avail the course for admissions under both the merit and management quota. Courses of different levels are eligible for the loan, ranging from the undergraduate level to the master's with skill training courses also being eligible.

Syndicate Bank Education Loan Interest Rates

Schemes Maximum Loan Amount Interest Rates
Synd Vidya Rs.20 lakh 9.75% to 11% p.a.
Synd Super Vidya Rs.2 crore 8.25% p.a.
Synd Vidya Abroad Rs.1.5 crore 10.25% p.a.
Synd Vidya Skill Loan Scheme-New Rs.1.5 lakh 9.65% p.a.
Synd Vidya Vocational Courses Rs.2 lakh 11.75% p.a.

*For the Synd Vidya and Synd Vidya Skill Loan Scheme, the following interest concessions are available:

*For SC/ST category girl students: 0.75% interest concession

*For SC/ST boy students: 0.50% interest concession

*For other girl students: 0.50% interest concession

Compare Syndicate Bank Education Loan Schemes for Students

  1. Synd Vidya
    • Interest rate: 9.75% to 11% p.a.
    • Processing fee: Nil
    • Collateral:
      • Loans up to Rs.4 lakh: None
      • Loans between Rs.4 lakh to Rs.7.5 lakh: Collateral of third-party guarantee
      • Loans above Rs.7.5 lakh: 100% tangible collateral of suitable value
    • Loan Tenure: 15 years from date of first instalment with moratorium of the course period + 1 year
    • Eligibility: Indian nationals who have gained admission through entrance test or merit-based selection process after completing HSC/10+2 or equivalent
  2. Synd Super Vidya
    • Interest rate: 8.25% p.a.
    • Processing Fees: Nil
    • Collateral: None
    • Loan Tenure: Contact the bank
    • Eligibility: Indian nationals who are exceptionally meritorious students who require extension of education loans with special provisions
  3. Synd Vidya Abroad
    • Interest Rate: 10.25% p.a.
    • Processing Fees: Rs.10,000 per application
    • Collateral: Tangible collateral as security such as government relief bonds or non-agricultural property with value not less than 125% of loan amount or assignment of the student’s future income
    • Loan Tenure: 15 years
    • Eligibility: Indian nationals who have obtained admission through merit-based selection processes or entrance tests
  4. Synd Vidya Skill Loan Scheme-New
    • Interest Rate: 9.65% p.a.
    • Processing Fees: Nil
    • Loan Tenure: Up to 7 years
    • Eligibility: Indian nationals
  5. Synd Vidya Vocational Courses
    • Interest Rate: 11.75% p.a.
    • Processing Fees: Nil
    • Collateral: Minimum 100% of the proposed loan’s value
    • Loan Tenure: 7 years
    • Eligibility: Indian nationals who have passed 10th standard who has secured admission to an employment-oriented vocational training course recognized by the government.

Syndicate Bank Education Loan EMI Calculator

You can find out how much your Equated Monthly Instalment (EMI) will be by using the BankBazaar Education Loan EMI Calculator. Knowing this in advance will help you better plan and manage your finances, which can lead to more savings as well. This will be especially helpful for any student, whether you are studying in India or abroad.

The EMI calculator is a free online tool that tells you exactly how much EMI you have to pay, what your total principal outstanding and interest amount will be, and also displays a detailed amoritisation table instantly on the page. All you have to do is enter the required details in the relevant fields and use the slider to input other amounts. Use the slider to input your desired loan amount and loan repayment tenure. Enter in the interest rate that is applicable for you. For Syndicate Bank education loans, there are no processing fees, so that will be blank. Click on the ‘'Calculate’' button to get your amortisation table which will look like the one given below.

The example given here is for the Synd Vidya loan, for a loan amount of Rs.10 lakh, assuming an interest rate of 9.75% p.a., and a repayment tenure of 15 years.

  • Monthly EMI: Rs.10,594
  • Total interest due: Rs.9,06,853
  • Total amount payable: Rs.19,06,853
Year Principal Paid(A) Interest Paid(B) Total Payment (A+B) Outstanding Loan Balance
2020 22,954 72,389 95,343 9,77,046
2021 33,324 93,799 1,27,123 9,43,722
2022 36,723 90,400 1,27,123 9,06,999
2023 40,466 86,655 1,27,121 8,66,531
2024 44,595 82,530 1,27,125 8,21,936
2025 49,141 77,979 1,27,120 7,72,794
2026 54,154 72,969 1,27,123 7,18,641
2027 59,676 67,447 1,27,123 6,58,964
2028 65,761 61,362 1,27,123 5,93,203
2029 72,468 54,657 1,27,125 5,20,735
2030 79,856 47,265 1,27,121 4,40,877
2031 88,000 39,120 1,27,120 3,52,875
2032 96,977 30,147 1,27,124 2,55,899
2033 1,06,866 20,260 1,27,126 1,49,034
2034 1,17,764 9,359 1,27,123 31,271
2035 31,272 509 31,781 0

How to Apply for Syndicate Bank Education Loan Online/Offline

  • You can apply for the education loan at the bank’s branch that is closest to the permanent domicile of the parent or guardian.
  • You can also apply at the branch that is nearest to your educational institution.

Syndicate Bank Education Loan Documents Required and Application Form

The documents required to apply for the SBI education loan are as given below (all documents should be self-attested):

For the student/applicant:

  • Identity proof
  • Photocopy of admit card
  • Admission letter
  • Photograph of applicant


  1. Is there interest concession available for government employees?
  2. Children whose parents are employed in the following categories will get interest concession of 1%: Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs), government departments, blue chip companies and corporations where there is a tie-up agreement with an irrevocable undertaking letter.

  3. Is there any way to reduce my loan EMI?
  4. You can get 1% interest concession if the interest amount is paid during the course duration and moratorium period, before the loan repayment tenure starts.

  5. Are diploma courses abroad also eligible for the education loan?
  6. Yes, diploma courses abroad are eligible provided they are recognised by an authorised regulatory body abroad and in India for the purpose of employment.

  7. Are there any other value-added benefits to the education loans?
  8. Students who have been approved for the Synd Super Vidya loan are eligible to open a self-introduced savings bank account and will get a debit card with it.

  9. Is a top-up loan available?
  10. There is no top-up loan as such, but students of the Synd Super Vidya loan can get an additional Rs.3 lakh (which is included in the maximum loan amount of Rs.20 lakh) if they have to go abroad for a student exchange scheme in the second year of their management course.

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