Government plans to set up National Institutes of Pharmaceutical Education and Research in four Indian cities

The government of India has proposed to to set up National Institutes of Pharmaceutical Education and Research (Niper) in the cities of Hyderabad, Ahmedabad, Hajipur and Kolkata. The estimated cost of the project is Rs 200 crore. The institutes will be set up over the next five years. The move has been made to bridge […]

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Banks will Fund your Mid-Career Education

Mid-career educational courses in Indian and foreign institutions is witnessing a boom with easy availability of bank credit. If you are one of those professionals waiting to save enough before you take up that course which will give an edge to your career, then don’t wait any more. There are many banks — though mainly […]

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How much Education Loan can you get?

The maximum loan amount for an education loan varies from bank to bank, depending on the course and the educational institution. For example, loan amounts for MBA courses will be different for different institutes. Many banks have a margin criterion for their education loan, which means that they will provide between 75 per cent and […]

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Special Education Loan packages from Banks

Many banks have special education loan schemes for meritorious and needy students.  Some banks have tie-ups with educational institutes to offer comprehensive student loan packages to save students the procedural hassles in getting the loan sanctioned. SBI has tie-ups with the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) and the Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) while HSBC […]

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What Expenses are covered by a Student Loan?

You can take a student loan to finance a range of expenses for your education, including: Fees payable to the college, school or hostel, including tuition fees. Examination, library and laboratory fees. Purchase of books, equipment, instruments and uniforms. Caution deposit, building fund, refundable deposit supported by the institution’s bills or receipts. Travel expenses for […]

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