Mutual funds offer a widespread diversity of investment choices. You can pick them based on your risk appetite, financial goals and time horizon. Please see below fund types and categories associated with each types.

Mutual fund Types - Based on Structure

An open ended fund is a fund which is officially launched after the New Fund Offer(NFO) ends. There are 38 Categories in the Open Ended Schemes.

A close-ended funds has a fixed number of units offered by the fund house through NFO and this type of fund does not allow entry and exit of investors after the NFO period, until maturity. Close-ended funds typically mature in 3-4 years from their launch date.

There are 6 Categories in the Open Ended Schemes.

Interval Schemes are those that combine the features of open-ended and close-ended schemes. These funds are open for purchase or redemption only during specific intervals (decided by the fund house) and closed the rest of the time.

Open Ended Schemes

  • Overnight Fund
  • Liquid Fund
  • Ultra Short Duration Fund
  • Low Duration Fund
  • Money Market Fund
  • Short Duration Fund
  • Medium Duration Fund
  • Medium to Long
  • Duration Fund
  • Long Duration Fund
  • Dynamic Bond Fund
  • Corporate Bond Fund
  • Credit Risk Fund
    Banking and PSU Fund
  • Gilt Fund
  • Gilt Fund with 10 year constant duration
  • Floater Fund
  • Multi Cap Fund
  • Large Cap Fund
  • Large & Mid Cap Fund
  • Mid Cap Fund
  • Small Cap Fund
  • Dividend Yield Fund
  • Value Fund/Contra Fund
  • Focused Fund
  • Sectoral/Thematic Funds
  • ELSS
  • Conservative Hybrid Fund
  • Balanced Hybrid Fund/Aggressive Hybrid Fund
  • Dynamic Asset Allocation/Balanced Advantage
  • Multi Asset Allocation
  • Arbitrage Fund
  • Equity Savings
  • Retirement Fund
  • Children’s Fund
  • Index Funds
  • Other ETFs
  • Fund of funds investing overseas

Close Ended Schemes

  • Fixed Term Plan
  • Capital Protection Oriented Schemes
  • Infrastructure Debt Fund
  • Other Debt
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