Fund Overview

Fund Size

Fund Size

₹209 Cr

Expense Ratio

Expense Ratio





Minimum SIP

Minimum SIP


Exit Load

Exit Load


Inception Date

Inception Date

21 Jun 2017

About this fund

LIC MF Small Cap Fund Direct Growth is a Small-Cap mutual fund schemes offered by LIC Mutual Fund. This fund has been in existence for 6 years, 9 months and 27 days, having been launched on 21-Jun-17.
As of 16-Apr-24, it has a Net Asset Value (NAV) of ₹28.54, Assets Under Management (AUM) of 208.67 Crores, and an expense ratio of 1.53%.
  • LIC MF Small Cap Fund Direct Growth has given a CAGR return of 16.62% since inception.
  • The fund's asset allocation comprises around 96.34% in equities, 0.00% in debts, and 3.66% in cash & cash equivalents.
  • You can start investing in LIC MF Small Cap Fund Direct Growth with a SIP of ₹500 or a Lumpsum investment of ₹5000.

Performance against Category Average

In this section, we compare the returns of the scheme with the category average over various periods. Periods for which the fund has outperformed its category average are marked in green, otherwise red.

1 Year


+48.99%(Cat. Avg.)

3 Years


+28.62%(Cat. Avg.)

5 Years


+25.41%(Cat. Avg.)

Since Inception


--%(Cat. Avg.)

Portfolio Summaryas of 31st March 2024

Equity201.05 Cr96.34%
Others7.63 Cr3.66%

Top Holdings

All Holdings


Debt & Others

NameType sortAmount sortHoldings sort
Garware Hi-Tech Films LtdEquity10.8 Cr5.17%
Kirloskar Oil Engines LtdEquity7.65 Cr3.67%
TrepsCash - Repurchase Agreement7.47 Cr3.58%
KEI Industries LtdEquity7.28 Cr3.49%
BSE LtdEquity7.16 Cr3.43%
Kennametal India LtdEquity6.46 Cr3.10%
Texmaco Rail & Engineering LtdEquity5.82 Cr2.79%
Bharat Bijlee LtdEquity5.75 Cr2.75%
Blue Star LtdEquity5.63 Cr2.70%
Lemon Tree Hotels LtdEquity5.31 Cr2.55%
KSB LtdEquity5.27 Cr2.52%
Shakti Pumps (India) LtdEquity4.41 Cr2.12%
Avalon Technologies LtdEquity4.32 Cr2.07%
Elgi Equipments LtdEquity4.26 Cr2.04%
TD Power Systems LtdEquity4.25 Cr2.04%
Global Health LtdEquity4.2 Cr2.01%
Grindwell Norton LtdEquity4.14 Cr1.98%
Huhtamaki India Ltd Ordinary SharesEquity4.13 Cr1.98%
Sudarshan Chemical Industries LtdEquity4.01 Cr1.92%
Swan Energy LtdEquity4 Cr1.92%
Piramal Pharma LtdEquity3.63 Cr1.74%
Mahanagar Gas LtdEquity3.46 Cr1.66%
Birlasoft LtdEquity3.42 Cr1.64%
Carborundum Universal LtdEquity3.41 Cr1.64%
DCB Bank LtdEquity3.27 Cr1.57%
Sanofi India LtdEquity3.06 Cr1.47%
E I D Parry India LtdEquity3.02 Cr1.45%
Hitachi Energy India Ltd Ordinary SharesEquity3.02 Cr1.45%
Carysil LtdEquity2.92 Cr1.40%
Ratnamani Metals & Tubes LtdEquity2.86 Cr1.37%
Sonata Software LtdEquity2.72 Cr1.31%
TARC Ltd Ordinary SharesEquity2.64 Cr1.27%
Bajaj Electricals LtdEquity2.64 Cr1.26%
Equitas Small Finance Bank Ltd Ordinary SharesEquity2.64 Cr1.26%
Bank of BarodaEquity2.61 Cr1.25%
CIE Automotive India LtdEquity2.53 Cr1.21%
PNC Infratech LtdEquity2.52 Cr1.21%
Ador Welding LtdEquity2.44 Cr1.17%
Bikaji Foods International LtdEquity2.41 Cr1.16%
Divgi TorqTransfer Systems LtdEquity2.34 Cr1.12%
Century Plyboards (India) LtdEquity2.33 Cr1.12%
Navin Fluorine International LtdEquity2.29 Cr1.10%
Greenpanel Industries Ltd Ordinary SharesEquity2.2 Cr1.05%
Timken India LtdEquity2.16 Cr1.04%
Artemis Medicare Services Ltd Ordinary SharesEquity2.15 Cr1.03%
Arvind Fashions LtdEquity2.13 Cr1.02%
Techno Electric & Engineering Co LtdEquity2.02 Cr0.97%
Cyient LtdEquity1.98 Cr0.95%
Campus Activewear LtdEquity1.91 Cr0.91%
R K Swamy LtdEquity1.9 Cr0.91%
Azad Engineering LtdEquity1.87 Cr0.89%
Galaxy Surfactants LtdEquity1.8 Cr0.86%
GE T&D India LtdEquity1.77 Cr0.85%
Birla Corp LtdEquity1.67 Cr0.80%
Deepak Nitrite LtdEquity1.64 Cr0.79%
Hindware Home Innovation Ltd Ordinary SharesEquity1.63 Cr0.78%
S.P. Apparels LtdEquity1.48 Cr0.71%
Bajaj Consumer Care LtdEquity1.35 Cr0.65%
GMM Pfaudler LtdEquity1.28 Cr0.61%
INOX India LtdEquity1.27 Cr0.61%
IRM Energy LtdEquity1.15 Cr0.55%
City Union Bank LtdEquity0.67 Cr0.32%
Net Receivables / (Payables)Cash0.16 Cr0.08%

Allocation By Market Cap (Equity)

Large Cap Stocks


Mid Cap Stocks


Small Cap Stocks


Other Allocation

Equity Sector

Debt & Others

SectorAmount sortHoldings sort
Industrials81.64 Cr39.12%
Basic Materials32.61 Cr15.63%
Consumer Cyclical31.01 Cr14.86%
Financial Services16.34 Cr7.83%
Technology13.48 Cr6.46%
Healthcare13.04 Cr6.25%
Utilities4.61 Cr2.21%
Consumer Defensive3.76 Cr1.80%
Real Estate2.64 Cr1.27%
Communication Services1.9 Cr0.91%

Risk & Performance Ratios

Standard Deviation

This fund


Cat. avg.


Lower the better

Sharpe Ratio

This fund


Cat. avg.


Higher the better

Sortino Ratio

This fund


Cat. avg.


Higher the better

Fund Managers


Yogesh Patil

Since July 2023


Dikshit Mittal

Since July 2023

Additional Scheme Detailsas of 31st March 2024

ISININF397L01JS1Expense Ratio1.53%Exit Load1.00%Fund Size₹209 CrAge21 Jun 2017Lumpsum Minimum₹5,000Fund StatusOpen Ended Investment CompanyBenchmarkNifty Smallcap 250 TR INR

Investment ObjectiveInvestment Objective

To seek to generate long-term capital growth from an actively managed portfolio primarily of Equity and Equity Related Securities. Scheme shall invest in Indian equities,foreign equities and related instruments and debt securities.

Tax Treatment

Withdrawal within 1 year

Flat 15% tax on realised gains (STCG - short term capital gains)

Withdrawal after 1 year

10% tax on realised gains above Rs. 1 lakh per financial year (LTCG - long term capital gains)

Note: Mutual funds are subject to capital gains taxation with surcharge and cess, based on prevailing income tax rules and investor income. Taxation applies to realised gains, not notional gains. Please consult your tax advisors to determine the implications or consequences of your investments in such securities.

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About the AMC

LIC Mutual Fund

LIC Mutual Fund

Total AUM

₹1,109 Cr


4th Floor, Industrial Assurance Building, Mumbai, 400 020

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Fund nameExpense RatioExit LoadFund size
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High Risk

0.3%1.0%₹48.87 Cr18.6%
LIC MF Equity Savings Fund Direct Growth

Moderately High risk

1.0%1.0%₹14.64 Cr16.8%
LIC MF Nifty Next 50 Index Fund Direct Growth

Very High Risk

0.3%0.0%₹73.87 Cr61.2%
LIC MF Focused 30 Equity Direct Growth

Very High Risk

1.6%1.0%₹130.45 Cr23.0%
LIC MF Long Term Value Fund Direct Growth

Very High Risk

1.6%1.0%₹106.92 Cr35.0%
LIC MF Healthcare Fund Direct Growth

Very High Risk

1.2%1.0%₹61.69 Cr46.3%
LIC MF Small Cap Fund Direct Growth

Very High Risk

1.5%1.0%₹208.67 Cr46.6%
LIC MF Midcap Fund Direct Growth

Very High Risk

1.6%1.0%₹242.21 Cr49.0%
LIC MF Dividend Yield Fund Direct Growth

Very High Risk

1.4%1.0%₹129.23 Cr51.0%

Risk Level

Your principal amount will be at Very High Risk

Very High Risk
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The NAV of LIC MF Small Cap Fund Direct Growth, as of 16-Apr-2024, is ₹28.54.
The fund has generated 46.58% over the last 1 year and 28.56% over the last 3 years. However, this does not guarantee that the fund will perform similarly in the future.
The fund's allocation of assets is distributed as 96.34% in equities, 0.00% in bonds, and 3.66% in cash and cash equivalents.
The fund managers responsible for LIC MF Small Cap Fund Direct Growth are:-
  1. Yogesh Patil
  2. Dikshit Mittal