Monthly Interest Rates for Rs. 3 Lakh Fixed Deposit

A comprehensive guide on monthly interest rates for Rs. 3 lakh fixed deposit.
Rs. 3 lakh FD
3 min

Investing money is a crucial step in securing your financial future, and there are several investment options available to choose from. One of the most popular option for investment is a fixed deposit (FD), which offers a fixed interest rate for a specific period. Fixed deposits are known to be a reliable investment option with guaranteed returns, making them an ideal choice for those who wish to earn a stable income from their savings.

For those interested in investing Rs. 3 lakh in a fixed deposit, it is essential to understand the monthly interest rates offered by different banks.

How much interest can you earn on Rs. 3 lakh FD

Financial Institutions like Bajaj Finance offer different tenures on their FD like monthly, quarterly, half yearly, annually and at maturity. Let us take an example, if you invest Rs. 3 lakh in Bajaj Finance FD, how much interest you can earn.

Payout Frequency

FD rates (p.a.)

Interest Earned



Rs. 1,16,550



Rs. 1,17,450

Half Yearly


Rs. 1,18,350



Rs. 1,20,750

At Maturity


Rs, 1,41,820


Things to consider when investing in Rs. 3 lakh FD

Fixed deposits (FDs) are a popular investment option for individuals who want to earn stable returns without taking any risk. Investing Rs. 3 lakh in a fixed deposit can provide steady returns and a low-risk investment option. Here are some of the things to consider when investing in a FD:

  1. Tenure: The tenure of the fixed deposit is an essential factor to consider. Fixed deposits offer various tenures ranging from 7 days to 10 years. Investors should evaluate their financial goals and requirements before selecting the tenure.
  2. Interest rate: Interest rates offered by different banks and financial institutions vary depending on the tenure and the deposit amount. It is essential to compare the interest rates offered by various banks to maximise the returns. A higher interest rate can provide higher returns on investment.
  3. Maturity amount: The maturity amount of the fixed deposit depends on the interest rate and tenure of the deposit. Before investing in a fixed deposit, investors should use an FD calculator to determine the maturity amount. This can help investors make informed decisions.
  4. Penalties: Banks and financial institutions usually charge a penalty fee for premature withdraws or early closure of fixed deposits. Investors should evaluate the penalty charges before investing in a fixed deposit.
  5. Tax implications: The interest earned on fixed deposits is taxable under the tax bracket of the investor. Before investing in a fixed deposit, investors should understand the tax implications.
  6. Senior citizen benefit: Senior citizens can earn higher interest rates on their fixed deposits than regular customers. Banks and financial institutions usually offer an additional 0.25% to 1% interest rate to senior citizens, depending on the tenure of the fixed deposit.

Calculating monthly interest on FD


Interest rate(p.a.)

Interest per month

Rs. 3 lakh


Rs. 1,500

Rs. 3 lakh


Rs. 1,625

Rs. 3 lakh


Rs. 1,750

Rs. 3 lakh


Rs. 1,875

Rs. 3 lakh


Rs. 2,000

Rs. 3 lakh


Rs. 2,125

Rs. 3 lakh


Rs. 2,250

Rs. 3 lakh


Rs. 2,375

Rs. 3 lakh


Rs. 2,500



Interest on a Rs. 1 lakh fixed deposit is taxable based on your income bracket. No TDS is deducted if the yearly interest earned from FD stays below Rs. 40,000. However, if your interest earned from FD goes beyond Rs. 40,000 (in case of senior citizen the limit is Rs. 50,000) then you will be charged 10% TDS and if you do not have an PAN card then 20% TDS will be charged.


Investing in Fixed Deposits (FDs) is a reliable way to earn stable returns. For a Rs. 3 lakh FD investment, understanding monthly interest rates is key. Banks and NBFCs offer different rates, impacting potential returns. Monthly interest calculations show varying incomes based on interest rates. Considering FD tenure, interest rates, maturity amount, penalties, tax implications, and senior citizen benefits is essential. It is advisable do your research before investing.


As regards deposit taking activity of Bajaj Finance Ltd (BFL), the viewers may refer to the advertisement in the Indian Express (Mumbai Edition) and Loksatta (Pune Edition) furnished in the application form for soliciting public deposits or refer
The company is having a valid Certificate of Registration dated March 5, 1998 issued by the Reserve Bank of India under section 45 IA of the Reserve Bank of India Act, 1934. However, the RBI does not accept any responsibility or guarantee about the present position as to the financial soundness of the company or for the correctness of any of the statements or representations made or opinions expressed by the company and for repayment of deposits/discharge of the liabilities by the company.

For the FD calculator the actual returns may vary slightly if the Fixed Deposit tenure includes a leap year.