Last Updated : May 28, 2021, 9:12 p.m.

In search of a bank that funds your business as per your requirement? Saraswat bank is the right choice, as the bank proffers several loan schemes targeting different requirements of the diverse categories. The bank provides loan for the maximum tenure of 7 years. The loan can be used to manage various business needs such as buying property, working capital and purchase of assets. No processing fee is charged for the credit limit up to Rs. 5,00,000. However, for the loan amount exceeding Rs. 5,00,000 minimal processing fee is charged.

Particulars Details
Interest Rate 14.25% p.a. & above

Loan Amount Up to Rs. 1 Crore

Tenure 7 years

Processing Fee

No processing fee up to loan amount of Rs. 5,00,000

How To Apply

A business loan can be availed from Saraswat Bank by applying online. The customer can even locate a branch office in nearby vicinity to apply for the business loan.

Saraswat Bank Business Loan EMI Calculator

The Business Loan EMI Calculator is a calculator designed to make the calculation of EMI quick and simple. It computes the real results in the shortest time. The calculator helps the user to know his/ her EMI value and plan for the future payments accordingly. The user can also learn about the amount of interest he/ she has to pay on the loan amount being taken. The calculator works on a simple principle. The user only needs to enter the loan amount, the rate of interest and the tenure of the loan.

For Example – If a borrower avails a loan of Rs. 50,00,000 for the period of 7 years at the prevailing rate of interest which is 14.25% p.a then the EMI will be

Table Showing EMI, Total Interest Amount, Total Repayment Amount

Loan Amount (in Rs.) Interest Rate (p.a) Tenure (in years) EMI (in Rs.) Total Interest Amount (in Rs.) Total Repayment Amount (Principal + Interest) (in Rs.)
50,00,000 14.25% 1 4,49,524 3,94,287 53,94,287
50,00,000 14.25% 2 2,40,655 7,75,729 57,75,729
50,00,000 14.25% 3 1,71,496 11,73,852 61,73,852
50,00,000 14.25% 4 1,37,260 15,88,492 65,88,492
50,00,000 14.25% 5 1,16,990 20,19,419 70,19,419
50,00,000 14.25% 6 1,03,699 24,66,344 74,66,344
50,00,000 14.25% 7 94,392 29,28,923 79,28,923

Amortization Table

Year Principal (in Rs.) Interest (in Rs.) Balance Amount (in Rs.)
1 448,765 683,939 4,551,235
2 517,060 615,644 4,034,175
3 595,749 536,955 3,438,426
4 686,416 446,288 2,752,010
5 790,875 341,829 1,961,135
6 911,237 221,467 1,049,898
7 1,051,006 82,790 0

Features And Benefits

• Loan available to meet various business requirements
• Higher credit limit
• Quick loan approval
• Simplified documentation

Saraswat Bank Loan Schemes :

The bank provides business loan to several beneficiaries under various schemes that are as follows :

1. Udyogini (Business Loan for Women Entrepreneurs)

This scheme is introduced to benefit the women entrepreneurs who want to expand their business. The bank offers a loan up to Rs. 50,00,000 for the maximum period of 7 years. The loan is available against the security and two guarantors are required. The processing fee is 0.1% of the sanctioned loan amount.

2. Micro Finance -Self Help Groups Business Loan

A self- help group of 10 to 20 members can avail a loan of up to 4 times the amount available in the savings account or Rs. 2,00,000. The loan is available at a rate of interest 1% lower than the PLR. The loan is sanctioned for the maximum tenor of 60 months. The guarantee of all group members and the third party guarantor is required as security. The bank provides loan to self- help groups involved in following activities –

a) selling fruits, milk, vegetables, fish

b) making of brooms, baskets, and other bamboo products

c) Other professional activities such as hairdressing, plumbing, electrician etc.

The bank provides the credit facilities to retail traders in the form of working capital and property loan. The loan is available for the amount ranging between Rs. 2,00,000 to Rs. 50,00,000. The repayment has to be made in 60 installments. The rate of interest is linked to PLR which is 14.5% p.a. at present. The benefit of this scheme can be availed by the following:

Eligibility Criteria
-Salaried employees with a minimum net salary of Rs. 10,000 per month
-Professionals, self - employed and others who are income tax assessee having a net annual taxable income of Rs. 1,50,000/- for at least 3 years continuously
-Firms / companies having a net annual taxable income of Rs. 1,50,000 per annum and in operation for last 3 years making cash profit for last 3 years

4. Small and Medium Enterprises Business Loan

Saraswat Bank provides a business loan to the SME units for the expansion and growth. The bank aids the units by providing funds to meet the working capital requirements, term loans, and property loans. The loan is available for the amount of & above Rs. 25,00,000. No processing fee is charged on the loan of up to Rs. 5,00,000 .

Saraswat Bank Business Loan Eligibility Criteria :

The loan is available for the candidates running business under following constitutions :

• Proprietary
• Partnership Firm
• Private Limited Company
• Limited Company
• Co-operative Society

Saraswat Bank Business Loan Application form

The application form is to be mandatorily submitted in order to avail the business loan from the bank. The application form comprises of the following sections:

• Name of the applicant and PAN details
• Date of establishment
• Details of promoters, proprietor, partners or directors
• Loan details
• Existing account and credit facility details
• Reason for taking loan

Documents Required

Documents Required
1. Proof of identity - Voter’s ID Card/ Passport/ Driving License/PAN Card/ Aadhar Card/ signature identification from present bankers of proprietor, partner or Director (if a company)
2. Proof of residence - Recent telephone / electricity bill, property tax receipt / passport / Aadhar Card/ voter’s ID card of proprietor, partner or director ( if a company)
4. Proof of SC/ ST/ Minority section, if applicable
5. Certificates of incorporation/registration etc
6. Memorandum and Articles of association of the company/Registered partnership / Trust Deed etc
7. Assets and liabilities statement of promoters and guarantors along with latest income tax returns should be certified by C.A.
8. Personal IT returns of Promoters/Partners/Directors etc & Guarantors (other than these)
9. Rent Agreement/s (if business premises are rented)
11. Last three year's balance sheet and Profit & Loss (with schedules) of the unit (For all applications for Rs.2 lakhs and above) However, for fund based limits applied below Rs. 50 lakhs if audited Accounts are not available, then Unaudited balance sheets and Profit & Loss (with schedules) are acceptable. For cases of Rs.50 lacs and above, the audited balance sheets and Profit & Loss (with schedules) are mandatory
12. Income Tax / Sales Tax returns of the applicant
13. Projected balance sheets for the next two years in case of working capital limits and for the period of the loan in case of term loan
14. In case of takeover of advances, sanction letters of all facilities being availed from existing bankers/ Financial Institution along with detailed terms and conditions
15. Last three balance sheets of the Associate/ Group Companies, if any (Applicable For Cases With Exposure Above 50 Lakhs)
16. Photocopies of lease deeds/ title deeds and valuation reports, if available, of all the properties being offered as primary and collateral securities
17. Bank statement for last 6 months if banking with other Bank
18. Statement of Loans in individual names of Promoters/ Partners / Directors, etc.
19. Statement of Current/ Savings Account of Promoters/ Partners / Directors etc for last 6 months

Saraswat Bank Business Loan Interest Rate

The rate of interest charged on the business loans is linked to the PLR (Prime Lending Rate) . It is the rate at which the company charges interest to it’s most efficient and creditworthy customer. At present, the PLR is 14.5% p.a.

Saraswat Bank Customer Care Number

Want to know more about the product or have any query regarding the product call at the customer care number. The toll-free number is active from Monday to Saturday. Place a call on Toll- Free No.: 1800229999 between 8:00 AM – 8:00 PM and get your queries resolved.