RBI Floating Rate Savings Bonds

Rating Sovereign




7.15% p.a.


7 Yrs




No Limit

Benefits of investing

Regular Income Payout in
Jan & Jul every year

Higher return than
traditional deposits

Secure Investment backed
by RBI


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(i) A person resident in India, (a) in her or his individual capacity, or (b) in individual capacity on joint basis, or (c) in individual capacity on any one or survivor basis, or (d) on behalf of a minor as father/mother/legal guardian (ii) a Hindu Undivided Family. Note: NRIs are not eligible for making investments in these Bonds. Resident Individuals can apply online through ICICIdirect.com.

The Minimum investment is Rs. 1000/- & There is no maximum limit for investment in the Bonds.

Interest on the Bonds will be taxable under the Income Tax Act, 1961 as applicable according to the relevant tax status of the Bond holders.

The Bonds shall not be tradable in the secondary market and shall not be eligible as collateral for loans from banks, Financial Institutions and Non-Banking Financial Company (NBFC) etc.

The Bonds shall be repayable on the expiration of 7 (Seven) years from the date of issue. Premature redemption shall be allowed for specified categories of senior citizens. No Interest would accrue after the maturity of the Bond. Premature redemption facility is available to the eligible investors after Lock in period of 4, 5, and 6 years in the age bracket of 80 years and above, between 70 to 80 years and 60 to 70 years respectively. Penalty charges @ 50% of last coupon payment.

(i) Base Rate – The coupon rate will be linked/pegged with prevailing National Saving Certificate (NSC) rate with a spread of (+) 35 bps over the respective NSC rate.(ii) Option – The interest on the bonds will be payable at half yearly intervals on Jan 1st and July 1st every year. There is no option to pay interest on cumulative basis. (iii) Rate – The coupon/interest of the bond would be reset half yearly starting with Jan 1st, 2021 and thereafter every July 1st and Jan 1st. The coupon rate for first coupon period, payable on January 1, 2021 is fixed at 7.15%.

*Current interest rate on RBI Floating Rate Bond. Subject to revision in Jan and July every year.


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