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Kotak Home Loan Interest Rates 2020

Kotak Bank Housing Loan Interest Rate

Last Updated 20th Aug 2020

Current Kotak Bank Home loan interest rates for Sep 2020 starts at 8.60% p.a. for a maximum tenure of 20 years. Processing fee on its housing loans is Maximum ₹ 10,000. Kotak Bank offers a special discount of 0.05% on interest rates for women borrowers.

Loan AmountKotak Bank Repo Rate Home Loan RateRate for Female Borrower
Upto ₹ 30 Lakh8.65%8.60%
₹ 30 Lakh - ₹ 75 Lakh8.70%8.65%
₹ 75 Lakh - ₹ 2 Cr8.75%8.70%
Above ₹ 2 Cr8.75%8.70%

Kotak Bank Home Loan Interest Rates

Kotak Bank offers various products on home loan. Kotak Bank home loan can be used for the purchase of a flat, home construction loan, extension or improvement loan.


  • Kotak Bank Home Loan Interest Rate starts from 8.60%.
  • Kotak Bank charges a processing fees of Maximum ₹ 10,000.
  • Loan Tenure of Home Loan ranges from 5 years to 20 years.
  • Lowest EMI per lakh on home Loan from Kotak Bank is ₹ 874 per lakh offered at the lowest interest rate of 8.60% at the longest loan tenure of 20 years.
  • Kotak Bank allows prepayment of home loans with Nil charges on floating rate loans.
  • Kotak Bank has an average customer rating of 4.5/5.0 from customers who have taken a home loan from the bank.

Kotak Bank Home Loan Rate

Current Kotak Bank home loan interest rates are in the range of 8.60% to 9.30%, with special discounted rates for specific categories of borrowers such as women borrowers for whom the bank offers the lowest interest rate of 8.60%. The table below gives the interest rates on various housing finance schemes of Kotak Bank.

Kotak Bank Home Loan Scheme Interest Rates
Kotak Bank Repo Rate Home Loan 8.60% - 9.30%

Kotak Bank Bank Home Loan Charges

Kotak Bank Home Loan Processing Fee

The bank charges the maximum processing fees at ₹ 10,000. The processing fees is typically non-refundable and has to be paid at the time of loan application. In addition to Kotak Bank housing loan processing fees, the bank also charges certain technical and legal charges which are explained to the customer during the loan process and are payable once the loan application proceeds further.

Kotak Bank Home Loan Prepayment

Kotak Bank charges Nil fees on prepayment of floating rate loans, as per RBI prepayment rules which prohibit banks from charging prepayment penalty on loans with floating rate of interest. Hence, it becomes extremely easy to balance transfer your loan from bank to another. If you decide to foreclose or transfer your housing loan to another bank, you need to apply for the same to Kotak Bank for a foreclosure while processing your new home loan application with the new bank. However, if you have taken a fixed rate home loan from Kotak Bank, you will need to pay a foreclosure fees to close your account or transferring it another bank as per your loan agreement with Kotak Bank.

Kotak Home Loan Documents

Documents for Salaried employees

  • Filled up loan application form
  • 2 Passport Size Photo
  • ITR of last 2 years
  • Identity Proof - Passport/ Driving Licence/ Voter ID/ PAN
  • Residential Address Proof - Leave and License/ Registered Rent Agreement/ Utility Bill (upto 3 months old), Passport
  • Income Documents – 6 months payslip, 2 years Form 16, 6 months bank statement showing salary credit and any EMI debit
  • Property Documents - Past title chain: Conveyance deed, Sales deed, Allotment letter, Possession letter, Latest property tax receipt, Copy of approved plan for construction/ extension

Documents for Self-Employed

  • Filled up loan application form
  • 2 Passport Size Photo
  • Identity Proof - Passport/ Driving License/ Voter ID/ PAN
  • Residential Address Proof - Leave and License/ Registered Rent Agreement/ Utility Bill (upto 3 months old), Passport
  • Business proof such as VAT/ service tax registration, incorporation details in case of companies, business address proof, profit and loss account and balance sheets certified by CA, copy of partnership deed and proof of business existence and business profile
  • Property Documents - Past title chain: Conveyance deed, Sales deed, Allotment letter, Possession letter, Latest property tax receipt, Copy of approved plan for construction/ extension

Kotak Bank Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana

The government of India has launched many affordable housing loan schemes to facilitate availing home loan at concessional rates to lower and middle-income groups. Some of the popular schemes are:

a) PMAY or Home Loan Subsidy Scheme: Launched in 2015 to provide houses to the homeless. You can apply for PMAY at Kotak Bank if you fulfil the eligibility criteria. Know more about PMAY Scheme

b) Pradhan Mantri Gramin Awas Yojana:  It focuses on homeless families and offers pucca houses with basic amenities.

c) DDA Housing Scheme: It aims to provide houses to low, middle, and high-income groups.

d) Tamil Nadu Housing Board Scheme: It started in 1961 to provide houses to varied income groups.

e) Mhada Lottery Scheme: It's a lottery scheme launched every year for buyers of varied income groups.

f) Rajiv Awas Yojana: Launched in 2009 with the aim of bringing illegal construction under the formal system and encouraging slum-free India.

Each of these schemes has its conditions with respect to eligibility, the amount of loan that can be borrowed, and the rate of interest.

Illustration on Kotak Bank Home Loan Interest Rate
Maximum Annual Percentage Rate (APR)8.6% to 9.3%
Representative example of the total cost of the loan, including all applicable fees
Here is an illustration of the total cost of the loan:
  • Total amount borrowed: ₹ 1 Lakh
  • Time period: 5 years to 20 years
  • Kotak Bank Home Loan Interest Rate: 8.60% to 9.30%
  • Processing Fee payable to Kotak Bank: Upto ₹ 10,000. Current offer for processing fee is Maximum ₹ 10,000
  • Fee payable to MyLoanCare: NIL
  • Total Monthly Cost – From ₹ 874 for a 20 years ₹ 1 Lakh loan at 8.60% (lowest rate, longest time period) to ₹ 2,090 for a 5 years ₹ 1 Lakh loan at 9.30% (highest rate, shortest time period). This is inclusive of principal repayment.
  • Total cost payable over loan tenure: ₹ 35,426 for 5 years loan to ₹ 1.20 Lakh for 20 years loan

Kotak Bank’s terms and conditions as per loan agreement applicable. Short term loans/ pay day loans not available; minimum loan tenure: 5 years. Rate of interest depends upon income, job stability, loan amount, CIBIL score, credit profile, existing obligations, verification and other factors. Credit at sole discretion of Kotak Bank.


What is Kotak Home Loan interest rate?

Kotak Home Loan interest rate ranges between 8.60% to 9.30%.

Why should I opt for balance transfer to Kotak Bank?

Kotak Bank offers competitive Home Loan rates with the best EMI of ₹ 874 per lakh availed at a low-interest rate of 8.60% for a maximum tenure of 20 years. If you are paying an EMI more than ₹ 874 per lakh, you should consider the option for a loan transfer to Kotak Bank from your existing bank. EMIs can be calculated through Kotak Bank Home Loan EMI calculators.

Do I get tax benefits on a Home Loan from Kotak Bank?

As per the Indian Income Tax Act of 1961, residents of India are eligible for tax benefits on the principal amount and interest components of a house finance under section 24 and section 80C of Income Tax Act.

What is the effect of part prepayments on Kotak Bank housing finance EMI ?

Part prepayments help you in reducing the outstanding amount of loan, which in turn will reduce the interest amount due. After making part payments, paying the same Home Loan EMI will increase your involvement towards the principal amount, which will help you in repaying the loan faster.

How to increase my eligibility on Kotak Bank housing loan?

If your spouse or family member is earning well, you can make your spouse or family member the co-applicant for your loan. The combination of both of your income will help you in increasing your eligibility to get a loan.

How will Kotak Bank housing loan rate of interest change in the future?

  • Kotak Bank offers RBI Repo Rate linked Home Loan which starts at 8.60%. Current Repo Rate of RBI is 4.00%. Bank adds a mark up on RBI’s repo rate which is called Kotak Bank Repo Rate Linked Lending Rate (RLLR). RLLR can change with change in Repo Rate. An additional spread is applied on RLLR which remains the same throughout the tenure. Bank applies a premium of 4.6% to the Repo Rate to arrive at this rate.
  • When RBI increases rates, the bank may increase its Repo Rate linked Home Loan rates by the same basis points for all existing and new Home Loans. When RBI cuts interest rates, the Kotak Home Loan interest rates will reduce the interest rates by the same basis points, which will be effective from 1st day of the following month.
  • For instance, if RBI slashes Repo Rate by 0.15%, then Kotak Bank Repo Rate linked Home Loan rate will cut from 8.60% to 8.45%.

What is the current Kotak Bank Home Loan rate?

The current Kotak Home Loan rate starts from 8.60% with a processing fee of Maximum ₹ 10,000

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Kotak Bank Home Loan News - Sep 2020
  • 2020-07-27 : Kotak Mahindra Bank Q1 net dips 8.5% to Rs. 1,244 cr
    Kotak Mahindra Bank reported a fall of 8.5% in its standalone net profit at Rs.1,244 crores for the quarter ending 30 June 2020. It was Rs. 1,360 crores in the year-ago period. Further, the net interest income backed by retail loans home, personal, gold, car and two-wheeler loans along with business and mudra loans increased by 17.81% to Rs. 3,723.85 crore.
  • 2020-06-01 : Kotak Mahindra Bank extends EMI moratorium till August.
    In line with Reserve Bank of India directive on the extension of the loan EMIs moratorium on personal, home, two-wheeler, car and gold loans, Kotak Mahindra Bank extended the deferment of the EMIs till August. Reserve Bank of India and Kotak aims to help customers sail through the economic crisis caused by coronavirus pandemic.
  • 2020-05-13 : Kotak Mahindra Bank Q4 net profit of 1,266.66 crores
    Kotak Mahindra Bank reported a 10% decline in its standalone net profit to ₹1,266.6 crores in the fourth quarter of the fiscal year 2019-20, on the back of higher provisions. Bank profit in 2019-20 surged 22.2% to ₹5,947.18 crores bolstered by a hike in retail loans like home and personal loans along with business loans, car and vehicle loans.
  • 2020-01-21 : Kotak Mahindra Bank reports Q3 profit of 1596 crore
    Private sector lender Kotak Mahindra reported a 25% increase in profit to 1596 crore for Q3 of FY 2020. Net interest income for the 3rd quarter rose by 17% to 3430 crores. Further, total income due to increased retail loans like home and personal loans rose to 2349 crores as against 1844 crores in the same quarter a year ago.
  • 2019-11-18 : Kotak Bank revises MCLR rates
    Kotak Mahindra Bank has revised its Marginal Cost of Funds Based Lending Rate (MCLR) across all tenure for November. For 6-months, the MCLR stands at 8.40% as compared to 8.50% earlier. For overnight, the rate has been revised to 8.10% from 8.15% earlier, and for 1 year, the rate has been changed to 8.50% from 8.60%, respectively. The move is supposed to make home loans and mortgage loans cheaper. The revised rates are effective from November 16, 2019.
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