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Union Bank Education Loan for Study Abroad

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Interest Rate
9.3% onwards
UnSecured Loan
₹40 Lakhs
Secured Loan
₹150 Lakhs
Processing Time
10 working days
85% Funding
Loan Tenure
up to 15 years
Tax Benefits
Processing Fees
starts ₹5000
100+ Cr
Banks & NBFC
3 days
Average Time

How it works!

Check Eligibility

Get your Education Loan Eligibility checked within 5 minutes

Document Submission

Sorting, Verifying and Submitting Documents as per Checklist

Application Process

Submission of application to top lenders from a pool of 12+ options

Sanction & Disbursal

Get Sanction Letter in record time and proceed for Disbursement

Features of Union Bank Education Loan

Interest Rate Starts at 9.3%
Loan Amount (Collateral) Upto ₹40 Lac
Loan Amount (Without Collateral) Upto ₹150 Lac
Processing Fees starts ₹5000
Processing Time 10 working days
Loan Tenure up to 15 years
Margin 85% Funding
Prepayment Charges Zero
Moratorium Period Course + 1 year
Admit Letter Required
Tax Benefits Yes
Type Bank
Life Insurance Required

The Union Bank of India provides education loans to students intending to study in India and abroad. They charge a fixed processing fee of Rs 5000, which is refundable on the first disbursement. So, technically, their processing fee for the Education Loan is zero. The Union Bank is the only Government Bank that provides an UnSecured Education Loan of up to Rs 40 lacs, compared to other public banks, whose maximum limit is Rs 7.5 Lacs. The Union Bank interest rate for an Unsecured Education Loan starts at 9.3%, which includes a 0.5% concession for female students. Like other lenders, the moratorium period of Union Bank for Education Loans is Course Duration, with an additional one year as a grace period.

Your University and Course must be on Union Bank's approved list to be eligible for an UnSecured Education Loan up to ₹40 Lacs; otherwise, the maximum limit is ₹7.5 Lacs. Connect with Abroad Cube today to get your Eligiblity checked and apply for the Education Loan at no additional costs. The other benefits of a Union Bank Education Loan include savings in Income Tax under Section 80E, Zero processing Fees and minimal Life Insurance charges. 


Eligibility criteria for Union Bank Education Loan

Here is the basic Eligiblity Criteria for Study Abroad Education Loan by Union Bank. 

  • must be an Indian Citizen
  • must be a minimum of 18 years of age
  • must have a good CIBIL history
  • must be approved by the concerned regularities
  • can be a Graduate/Post-Graduate/technical course
  • must have a good world and national ranking
  • must be SDS & PGWP approved (for Canada only)
  • must have a minimum of 50% in Class 10th, Class 12th, Bachelors and Masters
  • must have a sufficient language proficiency exam scores
Co-Applicant / Co-Borrower
  • must be an Indian citizen
  • should be a father, mother, brother, sister, grandparent or any other blood relative.
  • must be a financial earner (Salaried, Self-Employed, Farmer, or Pensioner)
  • must have a savings bank account in India that allows them to sign cheques
  • must be the primary debtor
  • must have a good CIBIL history
  • must be a fixed deposit or property such as a house, or shop
  • property must be approved by the concerned authorities
  • property must be located in an Urban or City area


Charges of Union Bank Education Loan

Here is the list of basic charges involved in Union Bank Study Abroad Education Loan

Description Charges & Fees
Processing Fees Rs 5000 (Refundable)
Life Insurance Varies
Collateral Valuation (if applicable) Varies
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Benefits of getting Union Bank Education Loan through Abroad Cube

Higher Chances of Approval

When applying for an education loan through Abroad Cube, you can expect higher chances of approval as our expert will verify the documents before submission and suggest better alternatives for higher approval.

Low Processing Time

Using the latest technology and years of experience, we expedite the application process by 65%, reducing overall processing time. Applying using the exact required documents with the eligible lender is the key to getting an application processed in record processing time.

Personalized Document Checklist

Our Education Loan Expert will send you a Personalized Document Checklist, removing all unnecessary documents, easing the process and giving you peace of mind.

Negotiation on Interest Rate & Processing Fees

We will help you get Comparable, Negotiated and best-suited Education Loan deals, saving you up to Rs 3 Lakhs. The major negotiable components are Interest Rate and Processing Fees.

Free Education Loan Assistance

We are not charging any service fees for helping with the Study Abroad Education Loan. Also, there are no hidden fees involved, which is guaranteed. For each approval, we get paid a referral fee by Union Bank without any additional charge to students.

Documents required for Union Bank Education Loan

Here is the standard document checklist for getting an education loan from Union Bank or other lenders. The bank or NBFC might ask for additional documents or information based on the application to ease the process.

Type Documents
  1. Aadhar Card
  2. PAN Card
  3. Passport
  4. Resume
  1. Class 10th Marksheet
  2. Class 12th Marksheet
  3. Bachelor Marksheets & Degree (If applicable)
  4. IELTS, TOEFL, PTE (if applicable)
  5. GMAT, GRE, SAT, ACT (if applicable)
  6. University Admit Letter (required later)
Co-Applicant /
  1. Aadhar Card
  2. PAN Card
  3. Bank Statement (Last 6 months)
Salaried / Job
  1. Salary Slips (Last 3 months)
  2. Form-16 (Last 1 year)
Self-Employed / Busines
  1. Income Tax Returns (Last 2 years)
  2. Business Proof
  1. Income Certificate
  2. Land Ownership Proof
  3. J-Forms (if applicable)
  4. Patta-book (if applicable)
  1. Registered Sale Deed
  2. Property Tax Receipts
  3. Electricity Bill
  4. All Property Documents

How to apply for Union Bank Education Loan via Abroad Cube

Check Eligibility

Start by checking your eligibility on Abroad Cube's website or reach out to us via WhatsApp or phone. The Eligibility criteria include Country acceptance, University and course ranking, Academics, Credit Score and history, co-applicant and Collateral requirements, etc.

Document Submission

Once you pass the basic Eligibility Criteria, the next step will be Documentation. Our Education Loan Expert will send you a personalized Document Checklist of Union Bank and help you arrange, sort and suggest alternatives, if any. Before sending documents to the Union Bank, we ensure that all documents are in order according to the required Checklist to expedite the application login process.

Application Processing

Our Education Loan Expert will choose the best lenders from the pool of 12+ options to get you the best-suited deal. They will follow up with concerned Lender Relationship Managers for Application Login and further processing. The lender process will include getting consent, address verification, and a small telephonic interview with the Credit Manager before the final decision.

Loan Sanction & Disbursal

The sanction letter will be released within 24 hours once you pay the processing fee to the Bank via acceptable payment methods. Afterwards, you may proceed with the Study Visa process or request Pre-Visa disbursement. You can also ask for reimbursement if you have already paid the Tuition Fees or Living Expenses via other means. Once you complete the banking formalities, the loan amount will be disbursed into the Bank Account

Apply for Union Bank Edu-Loan

You may apply for Union Bank Education Loan by visiting their local bank branch or contacting their customer support team. But Abroad Cube will help you get a hassle-free Education Loan from your comfort at the best Interest Rate and record processing time at Zero Service Charges.

Abroad Cube is an Online Study Abroad Marketplace that has onboarded 12+ Banks and NBFCs to ease the process of getting the best deal for an Education Loan in minimal processing time. To get started, Check your Eligibility and share your Documents by Email or WhatsApp to expedite your application process.

Frequently Asked Questions

For Education Loans applied via Abroad Cube, the Union Bank takes about 7 working days.

Union Bank provides up to Rs 1.5 Cr for Secured Loans and Rs 40 Lacs for Unsecured Loans. The approved amount varies depending on repayment capacity and the total cost of education.

The interest rate of Union Bank starts at 9.3% for Education Loans for Premier Institutes.

The Union Bank processing fees is Rs 5000, which is refundable upon first disbursement.


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