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Why CIBIL Score is important?

CIBIL score helps you get a loan or a credit card

What is good CIBIL score?

700+ is a good score and makes you eligible to get credit easily

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What is a CIBIL score?

Are you looking for a loan or a credit card? Then you must know about CIBIL/credit score and how it works. The Credit Information Bureau, licensed under the Reserve Bank of India, analyses your history with credit and repayment behaviour to generate a 3-digit number ranging between 300 and 900. This is your credit score or CIBIL score.

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The CIBIL score or credit score is calculated after taking into account 36 months of credit history. There are four main factors that impact your credit score:

  • Payment History – focuses on how a customer repays his/her existing credit.
  • Credit Exposure – is an account of how long you have been exposed to credit.
  • Type of Credit – tracks the variety of credit that has been availed by you.
  • Credit Utilisation – is a consideration of how the credit has been utilised.

What is a good CIBIL score? 

It is suggested to maintain a score range of 700 to 900. The higher your score, the better your chances are to access a hassle-free loan in the future. A customer with a high credit score is considered a responsible borrower.

How does having a good CIBIL score help you?

Some of the key advantages of having a good CIBIL score are:

  • Get a high credit limit
  • Quick and easy processing of loan/credit applications
  • Negotiation power when it comes to interest rates
  • Availability of a range of credit cards with multiple features
  • Stretch your loan tenure

Steps to check your CIBIL score? 

  • Key in your credentials to open Kotak811 Savings A/c 
  • During the A/c opening journey, you will be asked to give consent to check your CIBIL score 
  • Give consent, and your score will be checked 
  • Based on your eligibility, you can apply for a credit card

How does ActivMoney work? 

  1. First, you need to open a Kotak811 savings account and subscribe for ActivMoney. 
  2. ActivMoney will be activated only when your account balance crosses the threshold of ₹25000 (the activation threshold). 
  3. Money from your savings account is automatically swept out to ActivMoney in multiples of ₹5000. 
  4. Suppose you deposit ₹ 30,000 in your account. After keeping the threshold of ₹25000 the excess money ₹5000 will be moved to ActivMoney. 
  5. Money lying in ActivMoney will earn 7%** p.a. interest and the same will be credited after 180 days.