3 Year return

Launched on September 2014 (10 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

₹5605.87 Cr.

Expense Ratio

0.71% (inclusive of GST)

Exit Load

For redemption/switch out of upto 8% of the initial investment amount (limit) purchased or switched in within 90 Days from the date of allotment: Nil. 1.00% - If units redeemed or switched out are in excess of the limit within 90 Days from the date of allotment. Nil - If units are redeemed or switched out on or after 90 Days from the date of allotment.


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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


Kotak Mahindra Mutual Fund Managers


Devender Singhal

Fund Manager since Oct 2023

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Fund House Details

Kotak Mahindra Mutual Fund

Kotak Mahindra Mutual Fund Asset management company

AUM ₹384,007.34 Cr.
No. of Schemes 181
Setup Date NA

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Schemes by Kotak Mahindra Mutual Fund

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Kotak Balanced Advantage Fund Direct Plan Growth

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Hybrid . Dynamic Asset Allocation or Balanced Advantage

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About Kotak Equity Savings Fund Direct Growth

Kotak Equity Savings Fund Direct Growth is a Mutual Fund Scheme expertly managed by Kotak Mahindra Mutual Fund. As a hybrid fund, this scheme offers a unique investment approach, where the fund manager strategically allocates funds into equity, arbitrage and debt instruments in a predetermined ratio. This well-thought-out allocation is established at the fund's inception and remains constant throughout the investment tenure. It's worth noting that this scheme comes with a relatively higher expense ratio compared to other funds.

Investment Objective of the Scheme

Kotak Equity Savings Fund Direct Growth aspires to deliver capital appreciation and income generation by primarily investing in arbitrage opportunities available in the cash and derivatives segments of the equity market. Additionally, the fund seeks to enhance returns by maintaining a moderate exposure to equity and equity-related instruments. This well-balanced blend of investments allows the scheme to potentially benefit from the opportunities presented by market movements and debt instruments alike, providing investors with a comprehensive investment solution.

Key Features of The Fund

5-year return 12.39%
Expense Ratio 0.71%
Fund Manager Devender Singhal
Fund Size ₹5605.87 Cr
Risk Profile Moderately High

Is this scheme good for me?

Kotak Equity Savings Fund Direct Growth is well-suited for investors with a medium-term horizon seeking a balance of safety, income, and modest capital appreciation. The fund's hybrid nature provides diversification across asset classes, aiming to reduce overall risk. It can be a desirable option for investors seeking a mixture of equity and debt exposure within a single investment vehicle. However, like all investments, investors must align the scheme's objectives with their financial goals and risk tolerance. It's essential to review the fund's prospectus and disclosures to gain a comprehensive understanding of the fund's investment strategy and potential risks involved.

AMC Contact Details

Name Kotak Mahindra Mutual Fund
Launch Date December 1998
Addresss 2nd Floor, 12-BKC, Plot No C-12, G Block, BKC, Bandra (East), Mumbai - 400 051
Contact 18003091490 044-40229101
Email mutual@kotak.com
Website https://www.kotakmf.com/

Disclaimer: Mutual funds are subject to market risk. Read all scheme-related documents carefully to make informed-decision.

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What is today's NAV of Kotak 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 Kotak Equity Savings Fund Jun 21 2024 is 26.5688

What is the AUM of Kotak 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 Kotak Equity Savings Fund is 5605.87 crore.

What is the expense ratio of Kotak 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 Kotak Equity Savings Fund is 0.71%

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

The Kotak Equity Savings Fund was launched on Sep 17 2014. The fund has delivered a CAGR of 10.62 since inception.

What is the minimum SIP amount to invest in Kotak 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 Kotak Equity Savings Fund is 100.

How do I invest in Kotak 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 Kotak 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 Kotak 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 Kotak 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.