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Debt Low Duration


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NAV as on 25 Sep

₹ 2704.37 by 0.07 ( 0.00%)

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Fund Size (Cr)

₹ 5146.39

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investment objective

The scheme seeks to generate income through investment in low duration debt and money market securities.

Tax Implications

Returns are taxed at Marginal rate of taxation, if you redeem before 36 months. Gains on debt mutual funds held for 36 months or more are treated as long-term capital gains and taxed at the rate of 20% after indexation benefits. Indexation is a technique to adjust tax payments by employing a price index which adjusts for inflation.

Top Holdings
Top 10 Sectors %
Financial 50.02
Sovereign 12.88
Others 11.56
Engineering 8.06
Metals 5.18
Energy 4.43
Construction 3.31
Services 1.96
Communication 1.74
undefined 0.86
Top 10 Sectors %
Sovereign 8.99
DFIs 5.02
Sovereign 3.89
SIDCs/SFCs 3.81
Hire Purchase 3.73
Banking 3.44
Housing Finance 3.34
Others 3.28
Others 3.03
Power Projects 2.29
Fund house details
Fund House Kotak Mutual Fund
Fund Manager Vikrant Mehta
Fund Setup Date 01 Jan 2013
Address 27 BKC, C-27, G Block, Bandra Kurla Complex, Bandra (E)
Contact 022-61152100, 1800222626
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More About This Fund

Kotak Low Duration Fund is an open ended fund that invests in low duration debt and money market securities. Its primary objective is to generate a source of regular income to its investors. It is a better option to bank accounts and deposits as Low Duration Funds can give higher returns than term or savings deposits.

It is a less volatile and highly liquid Debt Fund. It invests more than 65% in high rated (A+, AA,AAA, A1+) debentures and bonds that come with a short maturity period ranging between 6 months to 1 year.

Who should Invest?

  • Investors who want to invest their idle money for short term as this fund is highly liquid due to the lower maturity period
  • Conservative investors seeking low risk funds for security of invested money
  • Investors with moderate risk appetite
  • Investors looking out for stable income
  • If you want an alternative for bank deposits to get better returns than FDs


Kotak Low Duration Fund is a Debt Fund that carries lower risks than Equity Funds. Because of its smaller maturity time, the risks are all the more negligible. However, credit risk is associated if the bond issuer fails to repay the invested money. Although interest risks are associated with it but it is less likely to happen because of its short maturity.

Will You Pay Tax?

If the fund is held for more than 3 years, then the returns drawn on it will be Long Term Capital Gains and taxed at 20% with indexation and also applicable surcharges. If it is withdrawn before 36 months, then it will be considered as Short Term Capital Gains and taxation will be as per the tax slab of the investors. Also, the dividends may be charged TDS of 10% before payouts.

How to invest in Kotak Low Duration Fund?

  • Sign Up/Sign In to and go to ‘Direct Mutual Funds’
  • Click on the section of Kotak Asset Management Company Ltd.
  • Type and search directly by the name of Kotak Low Duration Fund. Once it opens up, look at the details. You can also compare similar funds as well as use Returns Calculator
  • Click on ‘Invest Now’, select either Lump sum or SIP

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Q. Should you invest in Kotak Low Duration Fund?

Ans. If you’re a conservative investor looking out for secure investment giving higher returns than Bank Fixed Deposits or stable source of income then you may go for this. In case you are looking for high returns and ready to bear higher risks then invest in some Equity Funds. You can go for a safer option among Equity Funds such as Large Cap Funds.

Q. Is it beneficial to invest via open-ended (lumpsum) or SIP?

Ans. SIP (Systematic Investment Plan) is considered an efficient and convenient mode of investment that is beneficial in the long term investment. It also reduces financial burden as one needs to invest periodically and provides the benefit of rupee averaging cost. However, it has limited benefits in Debt Funds and is more suitable for Equity, so you might consider investing Lump Sum in this fund.

Q. What is the entry load for this fund?

Ans. There is no applicable entry load on the aforementioned fund.

Q. What is the Exit Load for this scheme?

Ans. There is no Exit Load on this fund.

Q. Is there any lock-in period for investment in this scheme?

Ans. No. Investors can redeem their investment as per their wish and needs.

Q. What is the fund manager’s style of investment?

Ans. Deepak Agarwal is the fund manager since 2015 who assures that the corpus is invested in best rated securities that can provide optimum returns from debentures and regular dividends for the investors.