What is a CIBIL Score all about in India?

by Pooja Late so cut

Credit scores represent numerical values that are used to sum up your credit history and the connected risks for lenders. If it is your wish to apply for a personal loan or any other type of loan, credit cards, car loans, home loans, etc, these reports are needed. Also, they need to be checked by lenders. This is done for them to understand the risk levels that you come with. With this, they are able to decide if they wish to have the loan issued or if they do not want that. So, it is always important for you to ensure you are not seen as a bigger risk than these lenders can actually handle. In all these, you need to be prepared to make the right spending and financial decisions to ensure your score is always at the right level.

Credit Bureaus track these reports

When you have a CIBIL Score of 700 or more, then, it means you have a great score. This also means, it is easier to apply for and get loan approval. This is why working on your credit score is very important. These days, you can be certain that in India, there are clearly credit bureaus tracking your credit reports and how you spend. CIBIL or Credit Information Bureau India Limited is one of such companies and the oldest as such in India. This body publishes credit reports of most Indians. There are other private entities that do same. However, CIBIL is most known due to its great services over the years in India.

Who can have credit scores?

You can have credit scores if you have ever applied for a personal loan or any other type of loan. Also, you can have a credit score if you use credit cards, have bought anything on EMI, and so on. This score has a vital role it plays in making it easier for you to get the best loans and offers that is needed for you to move smoothly on your Indian financial journey. If you have score of 300, it is the worse and 900 is the best. So, the closer you are able to get to 900, the better for you.

What info shows on your credit report?

Every credit report will showcase 3 important details. These include:

1. Your personal details which entails your name, address, date of birth, PAN number, and details about your employment.

2. Your financial history, which includes the types of accounts you have, date of opening, account limits, payment history, account balance, etc.

3. Public record information that mostly include legal suits, judgments, foreclosures, garnishments, and so on.


You should do your very best to ensure all decisions made are made accordingly for your benefit. A lot of times, not remembering to care for your spending is bad. That is why you should be interested in ensuring your CIBIL Score is perfect. With the perfect score, you will definitely have a great time living knowing you can have access to a lot of things with much ease. People do not know how to manage their credit scores. It all works by ensuring you do what is right through spending according to your budget. Keeping your scores ideally to work out for you helps a lot. 

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