SIP in Nepal 2023: Everything you need to Know

SIP stands for Systematic Investment Plan, and there is currently four active SIP in Nepal, of which three are equity and one is a debt fund.

SIP allows investors to make regular investments (monthly, quarterly, semi-annually, or annually) with a minimum of Rs 1000 in Nepal in a mutual fund scheme instead of a lump sum investment.

As these are intended for long-term investment plans, it helps to average out market fluctuations and reduces the impact of market volatility on the investment.

Systematic Investment Plan: SIP in Nepal

As of 9th February 2023, four open-ended mutual funds (NINLSF, SSIS, NMBSBE, NADDF) in Nepal provide systematic investment plan options. SIP registration in Nepal can be done through an online application form.

To get started on your Systematic Investment Plan, you must first:

  1. Choose a mutual fund scheme: Select a mutual fund scheme based on investment goals, risk tolerance, and fund performance. (List of SIP below)
  2. Open a Demat account: To invest in a mutual fund scheme, an investor must have a Demat account with a registered broker (Banks).
  3. Choose investment amount and frequency: Choose the amount you can invest regularly and the frequency of the investment, such as monthly, quarterly, semi-annually and annually.
  4. Start Regular Investment: Systematic Investment Plan is a long-term investment plan. You can increase or decrease your investment amount as per your need.
  5. Monitor the investment: Regularly monitor investment performance and make changes if needed.

Which SIP is best to register in Nepal?

You can register in any investment plan listed below, and selecting a SIP depends on an individual’s goals and risk tolerance.

Comparison of all the Open Ended Mutual Funds in Nepal

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What Do I need for SIP Registration in Nepal?

To invest in SIP, you must have a DEMAT, Meroshare and Bank account. Also, a digital copy of your citizenship or National Identity Card.

SIP Payment Method in Nepal

Most of the capitals accept these digital wallets for payment,

  1. Connect IPS,
  2. eSewa and
  3. Khalti.
  4. Capital’s Bank

What is Dividend Re-Investment Plan in SIP?

A dividend reinvestment plan is when Instead of receiving your dividend payment in cash, you reinvest into the same mutual fund.

This means that you are buying additional units of the fund with the dividend amount, leading to an increase in the total investment.

This process continues with each dividend payment, leading to compounding returns over time. Reinvesting dividends through SIP can help the investment grow faster and potentially provide higher returns over the long term.

Comparison Between NIBLSF – SSIS – NMBSBFE

Mutual FundNIBL Sahabhagita FundSiddhartha Systematic Investment SchemeNMB Saral Bachar Fund-E
Operation3 years and 6 months1 year and 5 months1 year and 4 months
Entry LoadNo entry loadNo entry LoadNo entry Load
Exit Load0-6 months – 1.5%
6-12 months- 1.25%
12-18 months- 1%
18-24 months – 0.75%
Above 24 months -0%
Upto 36 months -1.5%
Above 36 months – 0%
0-6 months – 1.5%
6-12 months- 1.25%
12-18 months- 1%
18-24 months – 0.75%
Above 24 months -0%
Fees/CommissionFund Management Fees – 1.25%
Depository Fees – 0.2 %
Fund Supervisor Fees- 0.12%
Fund Management Fees – 1.25%
Depository Fees – 0.2 %
Fund Supervisor Fees- 0.11%
Fund Management Fees – 1.25%
Depository Fees – 0.2 %
Fund Supervisor Fees- 0.10%
Expense Ratio1.13%1.96% in the last 4 months
2.32% in Chaitra month 2078
1.34% in the last 4 months
1.64% in Chaitra month, 2078
NAVRs 10.53Rs 8.68Rs 9.58
Comparison of SIP in Nepal

This information is publicly available on their respective Capital’s Websites, and you can visit for more information.

Investments are subjected to market risk, and you should not blindly follow anyone’s suggestion. Please do your research or seek professional advice before investing.

Frequently Added Question

What is SIP?

SIP stands for Systematic Investment Plan. It’s a way of investing money into a mutual fund by putting in small amounts regularly at fixed intervals, such as monthly, and over time, the investment grows. SIP helps individuals save for their future goals and takes advantage of the power of compounding, where interest is earned on interest, leading to potentially higher returns in the long run.

How many SIP are there in Nepal?

Four capitals are providing open-ended SIP in Nepal, and they are:
1. NIBL Sahabhagita Fund (NIBLSF)
2. Siddhartha Systematic Investment Scheme (SSIS)
3. NMB Saral Bachat Fund-E (NMBSBE)
4. NIC Asia Dynamic Debt Fund (NADDF)

How long should you invest in SIP?

SIP is a long-term investment plan and is usually recommended to continue until retirement.

How much should I invest in SIP in Nepal?

In Nepal, the minimum number of units you must buy for a mutual fund is 100 units, so you must invest at least Rs 1000.

Can I Cancel SIP anytime?

Yes, you can cancel your SIP anytime, but there will be a certain percentage of fine in your exit before specific dates.

What is Dividend Re-investment Plan in SIP?

A Dividend Re-investment Plan is when you re-invest the money you get from a company (dividend) and use it to buy more shares. This can be automated for SIP in Nepal and help an investor reach their financial goal with compounding.

What is a Systematic Withdrawal Plan?

Withdrawal of a fixed amount from your investment at regular intervals is called a systematic withdrawal plan. This is for those who have reached their financial goals and need to withdraw for expenses.

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