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Personal Loan EMI Calculator

Personal Loan Calculator

Last Updated 01st Dec 2020

  • Lowest personal loan EMI as on 01 Dec 2020 is ₹ 2,147 per lakh.
  • Banks offering lowest EMI on personal loan are Axis Bank, Kotak Bank, Yes Bank, Bank of Baroda, HDFC Bank.
    Loan Amount1 Year Loan3 Year loan5 Year loan
    ₹ 1 Lakh₹ 8,813₹ 3,248₹ 2,147
    ₹ 5 Lakh₹ 44,063₹ 16,239₹ 10,735
    ₹ 10 Lakh₹ 88,125₹ 32,479₹ 21,469
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    Personal Loan EMI All Banks Dec 2020

    Bank Lowest EMI per lakh Max Tenure
    SBI Personal Loan EMI Calculator ₹ 1,832 72 months
    HDFC Bank Personal Loan EMI Calculator ₹ 2,149 60 months
    ICICI Bank Personal Loan EMI Calculator ₹ 2,162 60 months
    Bajaj Finserv Personal Loan EMI Calculator ₹ 2,275 60 months
    IDFC First Bank Personal Loan EMI Calculator ₹ 2,174 60 months
    Axis Bank ₹ 2,149 60 months
    Tata Capital ₹ 1,916 72 months
    Fullerton India ₹ 2,633 48 months
    IndusInd Bank ₹ 2,174 60 months
    Kotak Bank ₹ 2,560 48 months
    RBL Bank ₹ 2,326 60 months
    IIFL ₹ 2,275 60 months
    HDB Financial ₹ 2,326 60 months
    IDBI Bank ₹ 2,224 60 months
    Karur Vysya Bank ₹ 3,321 36 months
    Muthoot ₹ 2,327 60 months
    Yes Bank ₹ 2,147 60 months
    Standard Chartered Bank ₹ 2,199 60 months
    Union Bank of India ₹ 2,174 60 months
    Canara Bank ₹ 2,683 48 months
    Bank of Maharashtra ₹ 2,167 60 months
    Andhra Bank ₹ 2,202 60 months
    Allahabad Bank ₹ 2,232 60 months
    Federal Bank ₹ 2,608 48 months
    Syndicate Bank ₹ 2,296 60 months
    Bank of Baroda ₹ 2,149 60 months
    PNB ₹ 2,073 60 months
    Indian Overseas Bank ₹ 2,199 60 months
    Indian Bank ₹ 3,276 36 months
    Corporation Bank ₹ 3,367 36 months
    Axis Finance ₹ 2,275 60 months

    Personal Loan EMI

    A personal loan is an accessible credit facility that many people borrow to fulfill credit requirements. These expenses could range from necessities to luxuries, and from a wedding or medical expenses to vacations. However, just like all borrowing, a personal loan needs to be paid back. A personal loan is paid back through personal loan EMIs, which are equated monthly installments paid every month to get rid of the personal loan.

    What is a Personal Loan EMI Calculator?

    A Personal loan has many benefits associated with it. However, if not paid back on time, it could become a liability and can even impact one’s credit score. Therefore, it is better to be pre-planned with finances to manage the EMIs. This could be done with personal loan EMI calculators. A personal loan EMI calculator calculates the monthly EMI that needs to be paid on a particular loan amount based on the interest rate and tenor of the loan.

    Amortization Schedule

    An amortization schedule refers to a complete table of periodic loan payments presenting the principal and interest amount that comprise each payment until the loan is repaid. In simple terms, it provides a roadmap of spreading out a credit option like home loans into a series of fixed payments. While each monthly payment remains the same, the payment is made up of parts that vary over time. It assists banks and financial institutes to keep a track of what they owe and when, as well as forecast the outstanding balance or interest at any point of the repayment schedule.

    Personal Loan Amortization Calculator

    An amortization schedule is a table of periodic loan payments that shows the amount of principal and the amount of interest that comprise each payment until the loan is paid off at the end of its term.

    In the Amortization schedule, your Personal Loan monthly EMI will be equal, but the component of EMI, which consists of interest payment and principal payment will not remain the same every month, it keeps on changing.

    Illustration: How to read an amortization schedule

    Suppose if you take a Personal Loan of ₹ 2 Lakh for 4 years at an interest rate of 10.45%. EMI calculated for this loan amount is ₹ 5,116 and the total annual EMIs to be paid annually is ₹ 61,390. The EMI schedule of loan for 4 years is explained below in the table –

    Amortization Schedule for a Personal Loan of ₹ 2 Lakh over the 4 years

    Year Interest paid during the year Principal repaid during the year Total amount paid during the year (Interest + Principal) Outstanding Principal
    2020 ₹ 1,742 ₹ 3,374 ₹ 5,116 ₹ 1,96,626
    2021 ₹ 18,533 ₹ 42,857 ₹ 61,390 ₹ 1,53,769
    2022 ₹ 13,834 ₹ 47,556 ₹ 61,390 ₹ 1,06,213
    2023 ₹ 8,619 ₹ 52,771 ₹ 61,390 ₹ 53,442
    2024 ₹ 2,833 ₹ 53,442 ₹ 56,274 -₹ 0

    Each Personal Loan EMI consists of both amounts of interest as well as the principal repaid. The interest component of EMI goes down while the principal component goes up in both cases while doing the calculation.

    In the above illustration, on a Personal Loan of ₹ 2 Lakh, taken at the lowest interest rate of 10.45%, EMI paid is ₹ 5,116 and an annual total of EMIs is ₹ 61,390, the interest component is ₹ 18,903 while the principal component is ₹ 42,487 in year 1 of loan disbursement. You repay only 21.24% of the total principal after paying 12 EMIs during the first year.

    In year 4, the interest component of EMI is around 5.44%, while the principal component is around 94.56%. Upto 4 years, you have cumulatively repaid 100% of your total Personal Loan.

    Personal Loan EMI Calculation using Formula

    Apart from an online personal loan calculator, you can also calculate your monthly EMI with a mathematical formula. The formula to calculate loan EMI is given below-
    P*r* (1+r)^n/([(1+r)^n]-1)
    In the above formula, P is the loan amount that you want to borrow
    r is the rate of interest per month
    n is the tenure of loan repayment in months

    Factors affecting Personal loan EMI

    Loan amount – This is the amount that a borrower decides to borrow from the bank in the form of a loan. Higher the personal loan amount, higher will be the EMI.

    Rate of interest – This is the interest charged on the borrowed loan amount. Lower the personal loan interest rate, lower the EMI.

    Loan Tenure – This is the period for which you take a loan. Longer the personal loan tenure, lower will be the EMI. Longest loan tenure available across banks in India is 5 years, subject to borrower’s current age and retirement age.

    The following table provides a comparison of EMI for ₹ 1 Lakh loan at different tenures:

    Loan Tenure2 years3 years5 years
    EMI amount for loan amount ₹ 1 Lakh at 10.45%₹ 4,635₹ 3,248₹ 2,147
    Total amount you pay back to the bank including principal and interest₹ 1.23 Lakh₹ 1.36 Lakh₹ 1.67 Lakh
    Interest you have to pay over loan tenure₹ 22,914 ₹ 36,271 ₹ 67,496

    At the lowest interest rate of 10.45%, the lowest EMI for a tenure of 5 years is ₹ 2,147 per lakh. You need to pay an interest of ₹ 67,496 on your loan amount of ₹ 1 Lakh over 5 years.

    If you take a loan for 2 years at the same rate of interest, you will have to pay a higher EMI of ₹ 4,635 and total interest of ₹ 22,914 on your loan amount of ₹ 1 Lakh for 2 years, which is much lesser than what you paid for a 5 years loan.

    Benefits of Online Personal Loan Calculator

    EMI calculator calculates your loan EMI and has multiple benefits, which are listed below-

    Saves time in doing tedious calculations : EMI calculator helps the borrower to save time in doing tedious calculations by calculating EMI in seconds, as you will get the output the moment you enter the personal loan details..

    Gives accurate results : An online Calculator will give you accurate results, personal-loan-emi-calculatoras wrong calculations may lead to wrong results which can change your EMI for a personal loan and make you change your decision while taking a loan. Therefore, it is always advised to use the online EMI calculator to get precise results.

    Plan your finances : Personal loan calculator tells you about your EMI which is to be paid during the loan tenure and also lets you know whether you will be able to pay back the amount or not. Always go an amount that does not affect your budget, current financial health and your credit score in case you make defaults in loan payments while paying loan EMIs.

    Allows to evaluate multiple schedules : EMI calculator also allows you to view the amortisation schedules and EMIs for various combinations of loan tenures and interest rates. Thus allowing you to choose the EMIs that suit your repayment capabilities.

    Personal Loan Interest Calculator – Impact on EMI

    Flat rate method vs Reducing balance method

    Your loan EMI will be higher in case of loan availed of on flat rate while EMI will be lower with reducing rate.

    Flat interest rate : Here, the interest rate is calculated on the actual principal amount for the entire period. So, if you opt for a loan of ₹ 5 Lakh at 12.50% flat rate of interest for a period of 3 years, the EMI to be paid will be ₹ 19,097. And the total interest per year will be 500,000* (12.50/100) = 62,500. Thus, total interest in 3 years = 62,500 * 3 = 1.87 Lakh. This interest along with the principal amount is distributed over the entire loan tenure to arrive at monthly EMI payments. Here, the impact of repayment of capital is not considered.

    Reducing balance method : In this method, the interest rate is charged only on the outstanding loan amount. Generally, in this case the interest rate is higher than the flat rate, but actually, it may turn out to be cheaper as the interest is paid only on the remaining principal amount. Every month some part of EMI goes towards the principal amount, thus the interest is charged on the remaining amount. Hence, there will be a gradual reduction of the principal amount and as a result the same interest, will be applicable on the lesser amount. So, if you opt for a personal loan of ₹ 5 Lakh at 12.50% rate of interest for 3 years, the EMI will be ₹ 16,727.

    Personal Loan Prepayment Calculator

    Part prepayment is the amount that you pay before the due date of your EMI when you have additional money with yourself. When you prepay your loan, the bank gives you two options to choose from:

    • To reduce your EMI and keep the loan tenure same
    • To keep the EMI same and reduce your repayment tenure

    The choice between the two options depends totally on you based on your monthly repayment capacity. We have explained the way EMI or tenure re-adjust after prepayment of personal loan in the illustration below:

    Suppose you take a loan of ₹ 1 Lakh lakh for 5 years at an interest rate of 10.99%. Your EMI of the loan is ₹ 2,174 per month, and an annual total of EMI is ₹ 26,088. This is how your original loan schedule looks like till year 2. On ₹ 1 Lakh lakh of loan amount, you pay ₹ 2,174 as monthly EMI (each month) and an annual payment of ₹ 26,088. By the end of year 2, you have an outstanding principal of ₹ 66,406 and you have to pay another 36 EMIs to pay down your loan fully. The original schedule of your loan till year 5, has been shown in the table below:

    Original Schedule
    Loan Amount₹ 1 Lakh
    Tenure (in months)60
    Interest Rate10.99%
    Monthly EMI ₹ 2,174
    Loan schedule Principal repaid Principal outstanding
    Year 1₹ 15,879₹ 84,121
    Year 2₹ 17,714₹ 66,406

    Now at the end of year 2, if you have a surplus amount of ₹ 20,000, and you decide to prepay the loan. You have two options:

    Option 1 : Reduce your loan tenure and keep your EMI same
    Option 2 : Reduce your EMIs and keep the loan tenure unchanged

    Option 1 : Reduce your loan tenure and keep your EMI same

    If you have ₹ 20,000 as surplus amount and decide to keep the EMI same and reduce the tenure, this is what will happen.

    At the end of 2 years, when you prepay an amount of ₹ 20,000, an outstanding principal is reduced to ₹ 46,406 compared to ₹ 66,406 in your actual amortisation loan schedule. As your loan outstanding reduces and you opt to reduce your loan tenure, at the end of 2 years you are left to pay only 24 EMIs as compared to 36 EMIs as planned in your actual loan schedule. As a result, your total personal loan tenure gets reduced to 48 months instead of 60 months, which was scheduled earlier. In summary, you repay your complete loan in 12 months less than what you had planned earlier and continue paying an EMI of ₹ 2,174 every month. Please refer to the table below to understand the calculation on EMI in case of a loan prepayment under option 1:

    Revised Schedule, after prepayment of ₹ 20,000 at the end of year 2
    Option 1 : Same EMI, shorter tenure
    Loan Amount₹ 1 Lakh
    Tenure (in months)48
    Interest Rate10.99%
    Monthly EMI in Rs.2,174
    Early Payment in Rs.20,000 in 2nd year
    Loan schedule Principal repaid Principal outstanding
    Year 1₹ 15,879₹ 84,121
    Year 2₹ 37,715₹ 46,406

    Option – 2 : Reduce your EMI and keep the loan tenure same

    At the end of 2 years, when you prepay an amount of ₹ 20,000, outstanding principal is reduced to ₹ 46,406 as compared to ₹ 66,406 in your actual loan schedule. As your loan outstanding reduces and you opt to reduce loan EMIs, your revised EMI now stands at ₹ 1,519 as compared to ₹ 2,174 earlier. Your remaining loan tenure remains unchanged at 60 months and you pay an EMI of ₹ 1,519 which is ₹ 655 lower as per your actual loan amortisation schedule. Please refer to the table below to understand the calculation on EMI in case of a prepayment under option 2:

    Revised Schedule, after prepayment of ₹ 20,000 at the end of year 2
    Option 2 : Same tenure, lower EMI
    Loan Amount₹ 1 Lakh
    Tenure (in months)60
    Interest Rate10.99%
    Early Payment in Rs.20,000 in 2nd year
    Loan schedule Monthly EMI Principal repaid Principal outstanding
    Year 1₹ 2,174₹ 15,879₹ 84,121
    Year 2₹ 2,174₹ 37,715₹ 46,406
    Year 3₹ 1,519₹ 13,810₹ 32,596

    Reduction in the number of loan EMIs eases out your monthly expense burden and helps you maintain your living standard. When your personal loan EMI reduces, you comparatively pay a lower rate of interest compared to what you have planned in the original loan schedule. However, you still pay a higher interest compared to Option 1, in which you decide to reduce your loan tenure after prepayment.

    If you plan to prepay, continuing to pay the same EMI over a shorter tenure can result in the significantly lower interest rate on your personal loan and hence, should be the preferred choice whenever possible.

    FAQs

    How does a Personal loan EMI calculator work?

    Personal loan EMI Calculator uses the combination of loan amount, loan tenure and interest rate to calculate EMI online. Besides this, it also tells you how much rate of interest you would pay over your loan period. Longer the loan tenure, more the amount of interest to be paid for the same loan amount and interest rate on personal loan.

    What is the EMI for personal loan?

    EMI stands for Equated Monthly Installment and is the amount that you repay to the lender against the borrowed amount. EMI for the personal loan includes principal component and the interest component. You can calculate the EMI using an online EMI calculator.

    What is principal loan amount?

    Principal amount is the original amount that you borrow from the lender, not including any interest amount.

    How is principal and interest split in EMI?

    When you calculate personal loan EMI through the calculator, each EMI is shown comprising two components, the principal amount and interest amount. When you pay an EMI, all the interest is first paid, and the remaining amount is considered as principal. Every month the interest is calculated on outstanding amount which is the outstanding principal. Therefore, interest is calculated first and then the principal component.
    Suppose you have taken ₹ 1 Lakh loan for 12 months at 12% rate. The EMI for the loan will be ₹ 8,885.
    Interest component in 1st EMI = (12/12100)100000 = ₹ 1,000 Principal component in 1st EMI = ₹ 8,885 – ₹ 1,000 = ₹ 7,885
    In next EMI, the interest amount will be calculated on an outstanding principal of ₹ 1,00,000 – ₹ 7,885 = ₹ 92,115. The interest component in EMI is higher in the initial years and reduces over the years. By the end of the tenure, the interest component will come down to zero and the amount you pay as EMI is the remaining principal. This is how interest and principal split in personal loan EMI. When you use the personal loan EMI calculator, it also displays an amortization table which consists of each EMI and its interest and principal component.

    How much should I pay as monthly EMI?

    Monthly EMI depends upon your income and expenses. Generally, banks advise you to limit your EMI to 35% to 45% of your net income so that you can pay your EMI without any burden or difficulty. You can calculate your EMI online, which will help you to know your repayment capacity.

    What if I miss EMI payment or there is an ECS bounce?

    If you miss your EMI payment or if there is an ECS bounce, then the bank may charge a penalty. In addition, it will also be reflected in your CIBIL report and your CIBIL score may get impacted.

    What if I get a delay in paying the personal loan EMI?

    Banks charges penalty for delaying EMI payment. The amount of penalty varies from bank to bank.

    Why is it necessary to calculate EMI beforehand?

    It is important to calculate your EMI in advance to maintain stability in future payments. When you avail a loan, you promise the bank to pay a fixed amount at a fixed date every month. So, before availing the loan, you should consider the stability of your income, monthly expenses, and the existing loan obligations to avoid any discrepancies in future payments.

    Does the loan tenure affect my EMI for personal loan?

    Personal loans can be availed for a maximum tenure of 5 years. Tenure affects your monthly EMI. Longer the tenure of personal loan, lower will be your EMI.

    How to calculate personal loan EMI through MyLoanCare?

    MyLoanCare EMI calculator calculates the EMIs of different banks as per the details entered by you. You can easily compare the EMIs and opt for the best option. You also get to know about the interest charged on the preferred loan amount.

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