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How can I pledge my mutual fund investments to get margins?

Watch this video walkthrough on pledging or check out the process below.

You can pledge the mutual funds listed in this google sheet to get collateral margins.

Visit the holdings page on Console. In the holdings table, hover the cursor on the mutual fund you want to pledge and click on 'options' and select pledge for margins.

Once you select this, you will get a pop-up, which shows how much margin you will be eligible for.

You can cancel your pledge request as long as it's not processed.

P.S: Pledge will be processed in the new pledge system in batches, once at 2.00 pm and once at 5.00 pm. Even if you create a pledge request at 11.00 am, you will receive the email from CDSL only at 2.15, once Zerodha has setup the pledge

Note :

1. Pledged liquid mutual funds are considered cash equivalent like liquidbees and you will be able to see it as collateral (liquid funds) under the funds tab on Kite.

2. If you have placed an unpledge request before 2 PM, the mutual funds will be available in the DEMAT account on T+1 day, and you will be able to redeem on the T+2nd day from Coin. If you have placed a request after 2 PM, the mutual funds will be available in Demat for trading the day after, and you will be able to redeem them on the T+3rd day.

3. Charges for pledging Mutual Funds are the same as shares: Rs. 30 + GST which is charged only when you pledge the Mutual Funds.

4. There are no charges for unpledging.