What is Personal Loan and who is eligible to obtain it?
Personal loan is an unsecured loan given by Banks and NBFC (Non-banking Financial Institutions) to customers to avail this money for any personal need. In India, these loans are given in the range of approximately 50000 (50 thousand) to 5000000 (50 lakh) rupees. These loans are available for both Salaried and Self employed customers. Personal loans are not generally available for students or retired people. You can take advantage of these loans on the basis of your income and your past credit history.
Personal loan- From whom I can get? As this financial service is an unsecured one, you ay have to go through difficult filters to obtain it. Banks do not provide these loans as per the demand from the customers, in a way they are selective when it comes to provide these loans to customers. These institutions will look for stable income, assured sources of earning and credit history while availing this service to anyone. You have to find out which bank is the right choice for you and satisfactory to your requirements and payment options.
Factors that effect Personal loan:
Working professionals: If you work in top 10000 companies in India you will be given the lowest rates. These are called Cat A OR Cat B companies by banks. It is considered as an internal policy of banking to promote their business.
Cibil Score – It’s a score that a customer gets when he first opt for a loan or Credit card. Based on payment history on previous loans and Credit Cards, you score can vary from 0-900. 0 is when you don’t have a single loan or credit card. Most Banks do not prefer fresh customers except HDFC Bank Personal Loan.
If you pay your card bills on times and your emis your score are in range of 750-900 which most banks accept you as a customer and ready to give you best offer. If your score is less than 750 then only few NBFC will do your case.