Trivandrum: State Bank of Travancore, the premier bank from Kerala, has launched the facility for Students to submit their application for education loan through Internet. This is facilitated by integrating the technology platform of SBT with the ‘Vidya Lakshmi’ portal hosted by the Government of India through NSDL.
According to a press note from SBT, the ‘digital age’ service facility enables the students to apply, track and get the feedback / responses from the Bank through the site itself. The students have to scan and upload the documents that are to be submitted as per the requirement of the Bank’s scheme. After receiving the application, the student will be invited for personal interaction and further proceeding with the processing of the Education loan.
The Vidya Lakshmi portal provides single window for Students to access information and make application for Educational Loans provided by Banks and also avail the Scholarships payable by the government.
Further, it also provides information about Educational Loan Schemes of all Banks, facility for Students to email queries / grievances relating to Educational Loans to Banks, and linkage to National Scholarship Portal for information and application for Government Scholarships.
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