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Calculate PPF Interest, Maturity Amount and Return

PPF (Public Provident Fund) scheme was launched by the Central Government w.e.f. 1st July 1968 and is a favorite tax saving option of Indian tax payers because it provides

  • tax benefits under section 80C of Indian Income Act,
  • the interest earned in PPF account is not taxable and
  • the investments under this scheme have no market related or other risks.

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PPF Calculator 1 : Estimated PPF Interest, Maturity and Return Calculator

Use this PPF Calculator for PPF account in any authorized bank (SBI, HDFC, ICICI, PNB, BOB, IDBI, ....) or Post Office. Features of this calculator are view more ...
  • Calculation of PPF Account Maturity Date and estimated PPF Interest, Maturity Amount and Return on Investment (RoI).
  • The calculator takes into account applicable rates notified by the Central Government from time to time since 1st April 2000 upto the current date.
  • The calculation of future Interest is made at the current prevailing PPF Interest rate.
  • The calculator provides option for selecting Period of Investment from 15 years to 50 years, in multiples of 5 years.
  • The calculator provides option for selecting investment in Fixed Yearly or Fixed Monthly or Yearly Investment-Variable Yearly and Monthly Investment-Variable Yearly modes.
  • The calculator also shows Graph of Year-wise Growth in PPF Account.

Select Investment Mode
Select FY of A/C Opening
Select Calculation Period
Opening Balance, if any
Fixed Monthly Investment
Upto FY 2010-11 : ₹ 5,830/- p. m.
FY 2011-12 to FY 2013-14 : ₹ 8,330/- p. m.
FY 2014-15 onwards : ₹ 12,500/- p. m.
Fixed Yearly Investment
Upto FY 2010-11 : ₹ 70,000/- p. a.
FY 2011-12 to FY 2013-14 : ₹ 1,00,000/- p. a.
FY 2014-15 onwards : ₹ 1,50,000/- p. a.
Monthly Investment - Variable Yearly
Upto FY 2010-11 : ₹ 5,830/- p. m.
FY 2011-12 to FY 2013-14 : ₹ 8,330/- p. m.
FY 2014-15 onwards : ₹ 12,500/- p. m.
FY Monthly deposit FY Monthly deposit FY Monthly deposit
Yearly Investment - Variable Yearly
Upto FY 2010-11 : ₹ 70,000/- p. a.
FY 2011-12 to FY 2013-14 : ₹ 1,00,000/- p. a.
FY 2014-15 onwards : ₹ 1,50,000/- p. a.
FY Yearly deposit FY Yearly deposit FY Yearly deposit
Period After Fin. Year of Account opening Date of Maturity Investment Estimated Maturity Value Return on Investment (ROI)
After 15 years
After 20 years (1st Extension)
After 25 years (2nd Extension)
After 30 years (3rd Extension)
After 35 years (4th Extension)
After 40 years (5th Extension)
After 45 years (6th Extension)
After 50 years (7th Extension)
Chart of Year-wise Growth
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Presumptions made in calculations : View
  • The account is opened during 1st April to 5th April.
  • In case of Yearly investments, the investments are made during 1st April - 5th April every year so that the investments qualify for interest for the whole year.
  • In case of Monthly investments, the investments are made during 1st - 5th of every month so that the investments qualify for interest for the month of investment.
  • Current Interest rate is applied for all future interest calculations.

PPF Calculator 2 : Actual PPF Interest, Maturity and Return Calculator

Use this PPF Calculator for PPF account in any authorized bank (SBI, HDFC, ICICI, PNB, BOB, IDBI, ....) or Post Office. Features of this calculator are view more ...
  • Calculation of actual PPF Interest, Maturity Amount and Return on Investment (RoI).
  • The calculator takes into account actual date of investment in PPF account. Thus, the calculation of interest is actual as per the applicable interest rate upto the current date.
  • The calculation of future Interest is made at the current prevailing PPF Interest rate.
  • The calculations are on yearly basis. On Click / Tap on "Calculate for Next Year" the Closing Balance of the Current Year gets carried over as "Opening Balance for the Next Year" and applicable interest rate also change.

Select Financial Year
Opening Balance as on 1st April of the Year, if any
Month Intt.
rate
Amount Deposited With-
drawal
Effective Balance *
Upto 5th After 5th
Apr 20198.00
May 20198.00
Jun 20198.00
Jul 20198.00
Aug 20198.00
Sep 20198.00
Oct 20198.00
Nov 20198.00
Dec 20198.00
Jan 20208.00
Feb 20208.00
Mar 20208.00
* The effective balance for interest application is the minimum closing balance between 5th and last date of the month.
Interest for the Financial Year0
Closing Balance for the Financial Year0

PPF Calculator 3 : Available PPF Withdrawal / Loan Calculator

Use this PPF Calculator for PPF account in any authorized bank (SBI, HDFC, ICICI, PNB, BOB, IDBI, ....) or Post Office. Features of this calculator are view more ...
  • Calculation of available Loan from PPF account in the current financial year.
  • Calculation of available Withdrawal from PPF account in the current financial year.

Select Date of Account Opening
Balance of the Account as on 31.03.2019
Balance of the Account as on 31.03.2016
Maximum Permissible Withdrawal Amount
Withdrawal Rules ( Before Extension ) during 2019-20: View
  1. Withdrawals are available once every year from PPF account after expiry of five years from the end of Financial Year in which the initial deposit was made i.e. withdrawal from PPF account is available from seventh year.
  2. The amount of withdrawal is restricted to 50% of the credit balance at the end of the fourth year immediately preceding the year of withdrawal or the year immediately preceding the year of withdrawal, whichever is lower.
  3. Application in prescribed form (Form C) is to be made for withdrawal along with the pass book of the account.
  4. In case, the withdrawal is sought from minor's Account, the guardian has to make a declaration that the money is required for the use/benefit of the minor.
Balance at the start of the extension block of 5 years
Amount withdrawn since start of extension block of 5 years.
Maximum Permissible Withdrawal Amount
Withdrawal Rules ( After Extension ) : View
  1. One withdrawal is permitted in every financial year. The total amount of withdrawal is restricted to 60% of the credit balance at the start of the extension block of 5 years.
  2. Application in prescribed form (Form C) is to be made for withdrawal along with the pass book of the account.
  3. In case, the withdrawal is sought from minor's Account, the guardian has to make a declaration that the money is required for the use/benefit of the minor.
Balance of the Account as on 31.03.2018
Permissible Loan during 2019-20
Loan Rules View
  1. The loan facility is available any time after expiry of one year from the end of the year in which the initial subscription was made but before expiry of five years from the end of the year in which the initial subscription was made i.e. the loan facility is available during third to sixth financial year of opening the account.
  2. Application in prescribed form (Form D) is to be made for loan along with the pass book of the account.
  3. The loan can be taken up to 25% of the amount in the account at the end of the second year immediately preceding the year in which the loan is applied for.
No Loan / Withdrawal is yet available in your account.

PPF account FAQs

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Who decides PPF Interest rate?
The PPF interest rate is notified by Central Government from time to time and is applicable to all authorised banks and post offices.
What is current PPF interest rate?
The current rate is 8.00% p.a. w.e.f. 01.10.2018.
What is history of PPF Interest rates?

  The PPF interest rates since 01.04.1986 have been as under:

Period Interest Rate Period Interest Rate
01.04.1986 to 14.01.200012.00 %01.04.2013 to 31.03.20168.70 %
15.01.2000 to 28.02.200111.00 %01.04.2016 to 30.09.20168.10 %
01.03.2001 to 28.02.20029.50 %01.10.2016 to 31.03.20178.00 %
01.03.2002 to 28.02.20039.00 %01.04.2017 to 30.06.20177.90 %
01.03.2003 to 30.11.20118.00 %01.07.2017 to 31.12.20177.80 %
01.12.2011 to 31.03.20128.60 %01.01.2018 to 30.09.20187.60 %
01.04.2012 to 31.03.20138.80 %01.10.2018 onwards8.00 %
How PPF interest is applied and compounded?
The interest is payable on minimum balance available in the account from 5th to last day of month. The interest is applied on last day of the financial year and is compounded at yearly rests.
How PPF account maturity is calculated?
As per PPF Rules, PPF account matures after expiry of 15 years from the close of financial year in which the account was opened. Therefore, an account opened on say 10th October 2010, will mature on 1st April 2026 (after expiry of 15 years from the end of financial year in which the account was opened i.e. 31.03.2011) and not on 10th October 2025 (after expiry of 15 years from the date of opening of the account).
What is extension of PPF account?
On the expiry of 15 financial years from the end of financial year in which the account was opened, a PPF account can be extended for a further period of five years at a time by submitting an application on Form H.
What are tax benefits of investing in PPF account?
The investment made in a PPF accounts upto prescribed limits are eligible for relief under section 80C of Income Tax Act. The interest earned in a PPF accounts is exempt from Income Tax.
What are special provisions relating to PPF accounts?
The balance in a PPF account is exempt from Wealth Tax it cannot be attached under a court decree.
What are risks of investing in PPF?
PPF (Public Provident Fund) is a No Risk investment scheme.

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Modified : May 28, 2019