3 Year return

Launched on January 2013 (11 years)

Investment Details


Minimum SIP Amount


Minimum one time investment

Fund has no lock-in period

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Based on past performance of this fund


Your Investment ₹3,00,000
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Your Investment
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Risk Involved


Your principal will be at

Moderately High Risk

Scheme Information

Asset Under Management

₹4306.53 Cr.

Expense Ratio

0.99% (inclusive of GST)

Exit Load

Upto 15% of the units may be redeemed without any exit load from the date of allotment. 1.00% - If Units are redeemed / switched-out within 1 month from the date of allotment. Nil - If Units are redeemed / switched-out after 1 month from the date of allotment.


ARQ Rating

Ratings by other agencies


Tax Implications

Withdrawal within 1 year

Exit load + 15% tax on gains

Withdrawal after 1 year

10% tax on gains over ₹1 Lakh per financial year

Fund Holdings


HDFC Mutual Fund Managers


Anil Bamboli

Fund Manager since Apr 2022

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Fund House Details

HDFC Mutual Fund

HDFC Mutual Fund Asset management company

AUM ₹617,677.76 Cr.
No. of Schemes 167
Setup Date NA

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Schemes by HDFC Mutual Fund

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About HDFC Equity Savings Fund Growth Direct Plan

HDFC Equity Savings Fund Direct Plan is an open-ended equity savings scheme that is offered by HDFC Mutual Fund House. The scheme is categorised as a hybrid mutual fund scheme. The NIFTY Equity Savings Total Return Index is benchmarked against this fund.

Investment Objective of The Scheme

By investing in equities and equity-related securities, arbitrage opportunities, and debt and money market instruments, the HDFC Equity Savings Fund Direct Plan aims to offer capital appreciation. This type of fund helps to maximise investment returns while maintaining a realistic risk and reward balance because they invest in a variety of different segments. As a result, this savings plan could be seen as a good choice for traditional investors who still wish to see strong returns on their assets.

Key Features of The Fund

5-year return 11.64%
Expense Ratio 0.99%
Fund Manager Anil Bamboli
Fund Size ₹4306.53 Cr
Risk Profile Moderately High

Is This Scheme Right for Me?

If you are seeking investments and have a moderately high risk tolerance, the HDFC Equity Savings Fund Direct Plan could be the right option for you. Since investing equity is risky, having an investment horizon of 1 to 3 years can make your returns more predictable and minimise the fund's downside risk. The fund has no lock-in period and you may invest in the scheme either as SIP or lumpsum depending on your risk tolerance and investment objective. Before choosing an investment, it's crucial to take your individual financial goals into account.

AMC Contact Details

Name HDFC Mutual Fund
Launch Date July 2000
Addresss "HDFC House", 2nd Floor, H. T. Parekh Marg, 165-166, Backbay Reclamation, Churchgate, Mumbai - 400020
Contact 1800 3010 67671800 419 7676
Email hello@hdfcfund.com
Website https://www.hdfcfund.com/

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What is today's NAV of HDFC Equity Savings Fund?

NAV, or Net Asset Value, is the price of a single unit of a mutual fund. It is calculated by dividing the current value of holdings held by the mutual fund scheme at the end of the day by the total number of units issued. The NAV changes every day. The NAV of HDFC Equity Savings Fund Jun 14 2024 is 68.494

What is the AUM of HDFC Equity Savings Fund?

Short for Asset Under Management, AUM means the total assets held by a mutual fund scheme. The AUM of the fund changes every day based on the fluctuation in the price of the underlying assets. Fund houses don't update AUM on a daily basis. They only update it at the end of the month and release it within a few days of the following month. The AUM of HDFC Equity Savings Fund is 4306.53 crore.

What is the expense ratio of HDFC Equity Savings Fund?

The expense ratio is the annual charges you pay to the mutual fund house for managing your investments. It is a percentage of Assets Under Management. It is deducted from the fund’s returns. The expense ratio of HDFC Equity Savings Fund is 0.99%

What are the returns of HDFC Equity Savings Fund since inception?

The HDFC Equity Savings Fund was launched on Jan 01 2013. The fund has delivered a CAGR of 10.85 since inception.

What is the minimum SIP amount to invest in HDFC Equity Savings Fund?

A Systematic Investment Plan (SIP) in mutual funds allows you to invest small amounts periodically instead of a one-time investment. The frequency of investment can be monthly, quarterly, half-yearly or annually, as per your convenience. The minimum SIP for HDFC Equity Savings Fund is 100.

How do I invest in HDFC Equity Savings Fund?

  1. Make sure you are logged in to Angel One.
  2. Select the type of investment: SIP or one-time.
  3. In case of an SIP, select the amount and date and click ‘Start SIP’. In case of a one-time investment, enter just the amount.
  4. Proceed by clicking the pay button and choosing your mode of payment.
  5. Your portfolio will be updated with this investment in 3-5 working days.

How to start an SIP in HDFC Equity Savings Fund?

  1. Click on the ‘Invest’ button.
  2. Enter your desired SIP amount and the SIP date.
  3. You can uncheck the ‘Make first payment now’ box if you don’t want to make the payment right away.
  4. Choose your payment method between UPI and Net Banking.
  5. Make your payment.
  6. Your SIP is created.

How do I automate an SIP in HDFC Equity Savings Fund?

  1. Once you create an SIP, click on ‘Set up autopay’
  2. Select your desired verification method - debit card, net banking or Aadhar method credentials - and click on submit.
  3. Once you verify the OTP, your mandate request will be created.

How can I withdraw/redeem my investment in HDFC Equity Savings Fund?

  1. Go to the ‘Investments’ section and click on the mutual fund scheme you want to withdraw.
  2. Enter the amount you want to withdraw and tap the ‘Withdraw’ button.
  3. Verify the details on the ‘Confirm withdraw’ screen.
  4. Select the bank account in which you want to receive the funds.
  5. You will receive your funds within three working days of placing the order.
  6. You can track your order in the ‘Orders’ section.