No Cost EMI vs EMI

No Cost EMI is new term from 2016 , where some online and offline stores provide zero cost EMI or 0% interest rate.

In Sept 2013 RBI (Reserve Bank of India) banned?zero percent EMI schemes [notification]

In No Cost EMI scheme, some online stores like Flipkart, Amazon offer upfront discount on product which equal to interest paid to bank.

Generally in No Cost EMI maximum tenure is 12 Months or depends on seller.

Example of No Cost EMI Breakup

Product Price Rs 30,000
You will get instant discount at time of order -638
Bank Interest Charged every month +638
Finally you pay 30,000


While in regular EMI from Credit Cards you have to pay internet as per credit card.

In Regular EMI you can opt for longer period of time like 36 month of EMI with very low monthly installments.

Example of EMI Breakup

Product Price Rs 30,000
Bank Interest Charged every month +638
Finally you pay 30,638


Some non banking companies like Bajaj Finance, Home Credit also provide Zero Cost EMI from Offline stores and online stores as well.


Quick Comparison

Available at selected Online and Offline Stores Available at Almost all Online and Offline Stores
Usually maximum tenure 12 months Maximum Tenure can be 36 months
Selected Bank’s Credit Card Support Almost all Credit Card Supports
Selected Product Categories All Products Categories

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