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Kotak Fixed Deposit

Kotak Fixed Deposit

PrivateAAA (Stable) 
DICGC

6.5%

Interest for 3 years

Kotak Mahindra Bank FD Interest Rates February 2023

Historical FD Rates →
TenureNormal Citizen FD RateSenior Citizen FD Rate
7 days - 14 days2.75%3.25%
15 days - 1 month 2 days3%3.5%
1 month 3 days - 1 month 17 days3.25%3.75%
1 month 18 days - 3 months 1 day3.5%4%
3 months 2 days - 4 months4%4.5%
4 months 1 day - 5 months 29 days4.25%4.75%
5 months 30 days - 11 months 29 days5.75%6.25%
11 months 30 days - 11 months 30 days6%6.5%
1 year - 1 year 24 days6.75%7.25%
1 year 25 days - 1 year 11 months 29 days7%7.5%
1 year 11 months 30 days - 2 years 11 months 29 days6.75%7.25%
2 years 11 months 30 days - 3 years 11 months 29 days6.5%7%
3 years 11 months 30 days - 4 years 11 months 29 days6.25%6.75%
4 years 11 months 30 days - 9 years 11 months 28 days6.2%6.7%

Note: All interest rates shown below are as on 2nd Feb 2023

About Kotak Mahindra Bank FD

Kotak Mahindra Bank Limited is an Indian private sector bank headquartered in Mumbai. As of February 2021, it had 1600 branches & 2519 ATMs. The bank has a balance sheet size of Rs. 4.43 Lakh Crs as on 31st March 2020. The bank recorded a profit of Rs 8,607 Crs in FY20

Kotak Mahindra Bank FD

2.75% - 7%

FD Rate

3.25% - 7.5%

FD Rate for Seniors

₹ 10000

Minimum Deposit

₹ 2 Crores

Maximum Deposit

-

Lock-in

-

FD Tenure

-

Loan against FD

AAA (Stable)

CRISIL Rating

Kotak Mahindra Bank FD Returns Based on Investment Amount

Investment AmountFor 3 years with interest of 6.5%For 5 years with interest of 6.2%
₹ 50,000 ₹ 60,734₹ 68,117
₹ 1 lakh ₹ 121,467₹ 136,234
₹ 2 lakh ₹ 242,934₹ 272,467
₹ 5 lakh ₹ 607,336₹ 681,169
₹ 10 lakh ₹ 1,214,672₹ 1,362,337

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Maturity Amount 106,963 108,149
Total Investment Amount₹ 100,000₹ 100,000
Total Interest Gained6,963 8,149

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7.86% - 8.36%
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7.25% - 7.75%
Tripura Gramin Bank FD
5.5% - 6%
Baroda UP Bank FD
6.1% - 6.6%
Deutsche Bank FD
7.5% - 7.75%
SCB FD
7% - 7.5%
Punjab Gramin Bank FD
6.25% - 6.25%
Dakshin Bihar Gramin Bank FD
5.6% - 5.6%
Jharkhand Rajya Gramin Bank FD
5.5% - 5.75%
Mahindra Finance FD
7.5% - 7.75%

Calculate Kotak Mahindra Bank FD Returns

₹ 100,000

Total Investment

6,963

Wealth Gained

₹ 106,963

Maturity Amount

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Kotak Mahindra Bank offers multiple fixed deposits for various tenures with different interest rates to its investors. The interest rate on Kotak Mahindra Bank FDs is higher than their savings account. One can invest in Kotak Mahindra Bank FDs through both online and offline modes with a minimum investment of INR 10,000. This article covers Kotak Mahindra Bank FD, its features and interest rates in detail.

Kotak Bank Fixed deposit schemes

Following are the types of Kotak Bank fixed deposit schemes:

  • Regular Fixed Deposit
  • Tax Saving Fixed Deposit
  • Senior Citizen Fixed Deposit

Kotak Bank Regular Fixed Deposit

The regular fixed deposit account helps the depositor to earn higher returns when compared to holding the cash idle in the savings account.

  • Maturity periods for these FD schemes range between 7 days and ten years.
  • These FD schemes provide a sweep-in facility to maintain liquidity.
  • These FD schemes also permit premature closure of the account and partial withdrawals.
  • Also, the regular fixed deposit savings scheme provides an overdraft facility.
  • The deposit can opt for either cumulative or non-cumulative (monthly or quarterly) interest payments.
  • Resident Indian citizens, sole proprietorship firms, and HUFs can open a regular fixed deposit account.

Kotak Bank Tax Saving Fixed Deposit

Kotak Mahindra Tax Saving Fixed Deposit scheme investments quality for a tax deduction. Under Section 80 C of the Income Tax Act, depositors can claim a tax deduction for investments up to INR 1.5 lakhs.

  • The fixed deposit scheme has a lock-in period of 5 years. Hence, the scheme doesn’t allow premature withdrawals.
  • The minimum deposit for this Kotak FD is INR 100.
  • Depositors cannot avail loan against deposits made in a Tax Saving FD account.
  • One can choose to receive interest every quarter or get it compounded till maturity.
  • The tax saving FD is available for senior citizens as well.
  • Resident Indian citizens, minors, senior citizens, and HUFs can open tax-saving fixed deposit accounts.

Kotak Bank Senior Citizen Fixed Deposit

The Senior Citizen FD is specially designed for senior citizens of society.

  • This Kotak FD offers preferential interest rates to senior citizen depositors.
  • The tenure of the deposit account varies between 7 days to 10 years.
  • The minimum deposit amount is INR 5,000.
  • The savings scheme permits premature withdrawals and partial withdrawals.
  • Depositors can opt to receive interest monthly, quarterly or get it compounded till maturity.

Key Features of Kotak Mahindra Bank Fixed Deposit Schemes

  • Premature withdrawal: All Kotak Bank FDs can be withdrawn prematurely except for the tax-saving FD. For all deposits below the tenure of 181 days, if withdrawn prematurely, there is no penalty. However, all deposits having a tenure above 181 days have a penalty of 0.5% on the contracted interest rate.
  • Nomination and auto-renewal facility: Kotak Bank FD investors can nominate beneficiaries for their FDs and also opt for auto-renewal of FD.
  • Safety: The Deposit Insurance Scheme of RBI covers all Kotak Bank deposits. The scheme covers all Kotak Mahindra Bank deposits up to INR 5,00,000.
  • Additional payments: Investors cannot deposit an additional amount in a Kotak Bank FD once it has commenced. However, they can open a fresh Kotak Bank FD with the new amount.

How to Open a Kotak Bank FD Deposit Account?

One can open a Kotak Bank FD account through various modes such as Internet Banking, Mobile App and offline.

Internet Banking

The following steps will help an individual to open a Kotak Bank FD account through internet banking:

  • Login to the Kotak Bank NetBanking account.
  • Under the ‘Investment’ section, select the ‘Open a Fixed/ Recurring Deposit’ option.
  • Fill the account opening form with all the necessary details and provide maturity and payment instructions. Also, fill in the nominee details.
  • Verify the details and click on ‘Submit. Upon successful account opening, the investor will be notified.

Through Mobile App

Kotak Bank App

The following steps will guide in opening an FD account through Kotak Bank Mobile App:

  • Download the Kotak Bank App.
  • Under the ‘Investment’ section, select the ‘Open a Fixed/ Recurring Deposit’ option.
  • Fill the account opening form with all the necessary details and provide maturity and payment instructions. Also, fill in the nominee details.
  • Verify the details and click on ‘Submit. Upon successful account opening, the investor will be notified.

Offline Kotak Bank FD Opening

To open a Kotak Bank FD account offline, one has to visit the nearest Kotak Bank branch. Fill the Kotak Bank FD application form and submit all the necessary documents along with the deposit amount. On successfully processing the application, Kotak Bank will provide an FD receipt.

Documents Required to Open a Kotak Bank FD

The documents required to open an FD in Kotak Bank are:

  • FD account opening form
  • Four passport size photographs
  • Identity Proof as per KYC norms. (PAN Card, Aadhaar Card, Voter ID Card, Passport, Driving License)
  • Address proof as per KYC norms. (PAN Card, Aadhaar Card, Voter ID Card, Passport, Driving License)
  • Signature proof (PAN Card, Passport, Driving License)
  • Pan Card or a declaration in Form No. 60 or 61 of the Income Tax Act
  • Senior Citizen ID Card (for senior citizens)
  • Any other documents as applicable for partnership, proprietorship, company, HUF, association or institution.

Eligibility to Open a Kotak Bank FD

Only eligible investors can invest in Kotak Bank FD. The eligibility criteria to invest in Kotak Bank FD is:

  • Indian National
  • NRIs and PIOs (Non-Resident Indians and Persons of Indian Origin)
  • HUFs
  • Senior Citizens and Minors

Does Kotak Mahindra Bank Offer Recurring Deposits?

Kotak Mahindra Bank offers recurring deposits to its depositors. Kotak Mahindra Bank recurring deposits have a minimum tenure of six months and a maximum tenure of 10 years. Depositors can open an RD account either by going to the Kotak Mahindra Bank branch or online using internet banking. The minimum investment in Kotak Mahindra Bank RD is INR 100, and the maximum investment is INR 25,000.

Is FD Interest Taxable?

Only investment in Kotak Mahindra Bank Tax Saving FD qualifies for tax saving up to INR 1,50,000 per annum. Investment in no other Kotak Mahindra Bank FDs qualifies for tax saving under Section 80C of the Income Tax Act. The interest income from Kotak Mahindra Bank FD is taxable as per the investor’s income tax slab rates. Moreover, the interest income is subject to a TDS of 10% if the income from Kotak Mahindra Bank FD exceeds INR 40,000 per annum. For senior citizens, the limit is INR 50,000 per annum. Also, if the investor doesn’t disclose PAN Card details to the Kotak Mahindra Bank, then the TDS rate will be 20%.

In How Many Years Will FD Double in Kotak Bank?

To know in how many years Kotak Bank FD will double, we can follow the 72 rule. We have to divide 72 by the interest rate, and the result will be the number of years Kotak Bank FD will double. For example, for a 5 to 10 years tenure, the Kotak Mahindra Bank FD interest rate for senior citizens is 5.8%. An investor can double the investment amount by investing for this tenure in Kotak Bank FD in 12.41 years (72/5.8).

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the current Kotak Bank FD interest rates for 2022?

Kotak Bank FD rates range between 2.75% and 7% for regular citizens and between 3.25% and 7.50% for senior citizens. Moreover, Kotak Mahindra Bank offers an additional 0.50% interest to senior citizens on their FDs. Kotak Mahindra Bank pays interest monthly, quarterly or annually or at maturity as per the choice of the investor.

Is Kotak Mahindra Bank safe for FD?

Kotak Mahindra Bank guarantees returns in the form of interest on their FDs. Moreover, the Deposit Insurance Scheme of RBI covers all Kotak Bank deposits. Also, the scheme covers all Kotak Bank deposits up to INR 5,00,000. Hence Kotak Mahindra Bank FDs are safe for investment.

Is there any minimum amount that I have to give for opening a Fixed Deposit with Kotak Bank?

The minimum investment in Kotak Mahindra Bank FD is INR 10,000. However, there is no limit on the maximum amount of investment in Kotak Mahindra Bank FD.

Can a customer open an FD account online in Kotak Bank?

Yes, investors can open a Kotak Mahindra Bank FD account online through their internet banking facility.

What is the highest fixed deposit interest rate for Kotak Bank?

The highest FD rate for Kotak Mahindra Bank is 7%. The highest Kotak Mahindra Bank FD rate for senior citizens is 7.50%.

Who all are eligible to open a Kotak Bank fixed deposit account?

Individuals, NRIs, senior citizens, HUFs, and guardians on behalf of minors can open a Kotak FD account.