Long Term Loans

Read this comprehensive guide to learn everything about long-term personal loans before making a borrowing decision.
Long Term Loans
5 min read
02 May 2023

Individuals frequently require additional funds to finance their unexpected expenses. Short-term loans can be used to pay bills or cover smaller expenses, but there are times when we need more substantial finance to cover our unplanned big expenses. In such instances, long-term loans can be a realistic option to consider.

Long-term loans are useful in addressing a variety of financial issues as they can be conveniently repaid in smaller EMIs that do not interfere with your monthly finances. Long-term loans often include personal loans, home loans, car loans, and other loans with repayment terms longer than five years.

What is a long-term personal loan?

Long-term personal loans are financing options with a longer repayment tenure. These loans can often be used for any reason including home renovations, higher education, urgent medical care, wedding expenses, etc. Bajaj Finance offers long-term personal loans with flexible payback terms of up to 8 years.

Features and benefits of a long term personal loan

Depending on the lender, long-term personal loans have several benefits. As the name rightly suggests, borrows can make the most of a longer repayment tenure and thereby ensure that the monthly EMI outflow remains in check.

Take a look at some of the key benefits of a long-term personal loan from Bajaj Finance:

  • Flexible tenures
    You can manage your loan easily as you have between 6 months and 96 months to repay it. You can also use a personal loan EMI calculator to quickly compute your monthly EMIs and know the monthly instalment outflow before applying.

  • 3 unique variants
    You may select from our 3 unique variants of personal loans including Term Loan, Flexi Term Loan, and Flexi Hybrid Loan options. A Term Loan is a regular personal loan where the sum borrowed is repaid in the form of fixed EMIs over pre-decided tenure. The Flexi Term Loan works pretty much like the Term Loan but customers get the added benefit of borrowing from a pre-sanctioned limit and prepaying as per their convenience at no additional charge. With a Flexi Hybrid Loan, borrowers get all the benefits of the Flexi Term Loan and additionally they can defer the principal repayment for a part of the overall tenure to reduce the initial EMIs.

  • Funds of up to Rs. 40 lakh
    Loans ranging from Rs. 20,000 to Rs. 40 lakh can help you cover large and minor expenses.

  • No guarantor or collateral required
    It is not necessary to provide collateral, such as gold jewellery or property documents, or to have a guarantor while applying for a personal loan.

  • Money in your account in 24 hours*
    Your bank account will be credited with the loan amount within 24 hours* of the approval.

  • No hidden charges
    Our personal loan interest rates are detailed on website as well as in our loan documents. Please spend some time reading through these thoroughly before submitting your application.

Advantages of long-term personal loan

  • Predictable repayment: Fixed interest rates provide stability, aiding budgeting and financial planning.
  • Flexibility: Access to substantial funds for various purposes like home renovations, education, or education.
  • Credit Score improvement: Consistent, timely payments contribute positively to credit history.
  • Emergency preparedness: A financial safety net for unexpected expenses or emergencies.
  • No collateral required: The unsecured nature eliminates the need for asset pledges, reducing risk for borrowers.

Disadvantages of long-term personal loan

  • Risk of over-borrowing: Longer terms may encourage borrowing more than necessary.
  • Tied to debt for longer: Commitment for an extended duration limits financial flexibility.
  • Economic changes: Vulnerability to economic fluctuations and changes in personal financial situations.
  • Accumulated interest: Compound interest can significantly increase the overall repayment amount.
  • Dependency on income stability: Relies on consistent income over an extended period.

Eligibility criteria for a long term personal loan

The eligibility criteria for a long-term personal loan can vary from lender to lender. Anyone can apply for Bajaj Finance Personal Loan, as long as they meet the basic requirements listed below:

  • Nationality: India
  • Age: 21 years to 80 years*
  • Employed with: Public, private, or MNC
  • CIBIL score: 685 or higher
  • Monthly salary: Starting Rs. 25,001, based on the city you live in

*You should be 80 years* or younger, at the end of the loan tenure.

Documents required for a long term personal loan

If you meet all eligibility requirements, you will be required to submit a set of documents to complete the application process. Those are listed below:

  • KYC documents: Aadhaar/ PAN card/ passport/ voter’s ID
  • Employee ID card
  • Salary slips for the last 3 months
  • Bank account statements for the previous 3 months

Fees and charges for a long-term personal loan

There are certain fees and charges to consider if you are thinking about getting a personal loan. Foreclosure fees, interest rates, processing fees, bounce fees, and part-prepayment fees are a few examples. We advise you to carefully evaluate all these fees and charges prior to applying for our personal loan.

How to apply for a long term personal loan with Bajaj Finance Limited?

Visit the personal loan page and select ‘APPLY’ to initiate the application procedure. Enter your basic personal information and then confirm the OTP sent to your phone. Complete the application with your basic information and select ‘PROCEED’. Then, input the desired loan amount. Complete your KYC requirements and submit your loan application.

Our representative will guide you through the subsequent steps. After successful verification of your documents, the loan amount will be transferred to your bank account.

*Terms and conditions apply.

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