Overview of DSP Mutual Fund 

One of the preeminent asset management companies (AMC) functioning in India, DSP Mutual Fund by DSP Group could be the best venture for you to invest in the best mutual fund schemes available in the current financial market. You should know that DSP Group is a 152-year-old financial firm. It is considered to be one of the pioneers of capital markets trading in India. You should also consider the fact that one of the founding members of the DSP group is also responsible for establishing the Bombay Stock Exchange which shows that it has an excellent history of managing finances. DSP Mutual Fund helps individuals who want to achieve their financial goals by investing their money in a range of mutual fund schemes. You can choose the right one for you according to your risk appetite and investment period. 

Range of Products Offered by DSP Mutual Fund:

DSP Equity Fund:

Do you want lucrative returns on your investments over your investment period? Then, a DSP Equity fund will be most suitable for you. An equity fund mainly invests in equity and equity instruments of different companies. You need to remember that there is always a moderate to a higher degree of risk involved with it, so it’s important to check your risk appetite before investing in any of the DSP mutual fund schemes. There are a total of 15 DSP Equity mutual fund schemes from which you can invest in according to your financial goals. You can have a look at them below.

  • DSP Top 100 Equity Fund
  • DSP Equity Fund
  • DSP Equity Opportunities Fund
  • DSP T.I.G.E.R. Fund
  • DSP Small Cap Fund
  • DSP Mid Cap Fund
  • DSP US Flexible Equity Fund
  • DSP Natural Resources and New Energy Fund
  • DSP Focus Fund
  • DSP World Agriculture Fund
  • DSP Global Allocation Fund
  • DSP World Energy Fund
  • DSP World Gold Fund
  • DSP World Mining Fund

DSP Top 100 Equity Fund: Having a moderately high degree of risk involved, this DSP equity fund has its top holdings in companies like HDFC Bank, ICICI Bank, Bajaj Finance, etc. One of the main reasons you should invest in this fund is because of the consistent performance the fund has delivered since its inception. 

DSP Equity Fund: This scheme invests a minimum of 90% of its assets in equity and equity-related instruments having a primary objective of long term capital appreciation. This fund has a diversified investment portfolio which consists of companies across large, mid and small market capitalizations. 

DSP Equity Opportunities Fund: This mutual fund scheme was incepted in the year 2000 and invests a minimum of 35% of its assets in equity and equity-related instruments of mid-cap stocks. The portfolio generally consists of stocks of large and mid-cap companies.

DSP T.I.G.E.R. Fund: Having a high-risk profile, this fund primarily invests in those companies which have a higher chance of growth by government policies on infrastructure growth and economic improvements and has a total track record of over 10 years.

DSP Small Cap Fund: This fund looks to achieve capital appreciation by investing a minimum of 65%of its total assets in the shares of small-cap companies. By investing in this DSP equity fund, you will have a chance to access to market inabilities. 

DSP Mid Cap Fund: Having its top holdings in diverse sectors like healthcare, services, financial, FMCG, etc, this fund looks to give lucrative returns by investing in companies which have higher growth potential. 

DSP US Flexible Equity Fund: This equity scheme primarily invests in units of BlackRock Global US fund to gain a capital appreciation over the investment period. It has the liberty to invest in any other units of overseas mutual fund schemes. 

DSP Natural Resources and New Energy Fund: This 11-year old DSP fund invests a minimum of 65% of its total assets in shares of companies functioning in a particular sector or theme. You can invest in this scheme with a minimum amount of ₹500 either through lumpsum or SIP.

DSP Focus Fund: This mutual fund scheme primarily focuses on the number of stocks which can be a maximum of 30 at a time. Also, more than 60% of the fund’s portfolio is built around the consumption theme which helps people to be cyclical and defensive. 

DSP World Agriculture Fund: As the name suggests, this DSP equity fund predominantly invests in the units of world agriculture fund i.e. BlackRock Global Funds. 

DSP Global Allocation Fund: This fund invests a major part of its total assets - around 95% - in the units of BlackRock Global Allocation Fund - Global Allocation Fund. It can also invest in the units of other overseas global mutual funds. 

DSP World Energy Fund: This is an open-ended Fund of fund scheme, which majorly invests more than 95% of its assets in the World Energy fund and sustainable energy fund. One should look to invest in this fund because of the growth potential this sector holds.

DSP World Gold Fund: This fund has a track record of over 17 years and is one of the largest funds dealing in this category. It primarily invests in the units of BlackRock Global Funds - World Gold Fund. 

DSP World Mining Fund: This equity fund by DSP possesses a high degree of risk percentage and looks to achieve a capital appreciation for a long-term investment horizon. 

DSP Debt Fund

If you’re someone who wants to afford a lesser degree of risk and wants to earn a regular and stable income over the investment period, then a DSP Debt Fund will be suitable for you. Apt for a short to medium investment period horizon, a debt fund mainly invests in debt instruments of several companies which can be debentures, bonds or money-market securities. DSP Mutual Fund offers a wide range of debt fund schemes from which you can choose the one which aligns perfectly in your defined range of risk appetite and financial goals. There are a total of 11 DSP debt mutual fund schemes mentioned below.

  • DSP Government Securities Fund
  • DSP 10Y G Sec Fund
  • DSP Banking and PSU Debt Fund
  • DSP Bond Ret Fund
  • DSP Low Duration Fund
  • DSP Strategic Bond Fund
  • DSP Liquidity Fund
  • DSP Ultra Short Fund
  • DSP Short Term Fund
  • DSP Savings Fund
  • DSP Credit Risk Fund

DSP Government Securities Fund: Having a brilliant track record from the last 20 years, this DSP fund looks to offer regular income by investing a minimum of 80% of its assets in securities issued by the government. 

DSP 10Y G Sec Fund: This fund also invests in government securities but such that the Macaulay duration of the portfolio is the same as the 10-year Benchmark government securities. 

DSP Banking and PSU Debt Fund: Perfectly suited for a short-term investment horizon, this fund looks to generate regular income by investing in debt and money market instruments issued by leading banks and PSU (Public Sector Undertakings)

DSP Bond Ret Fund: A debt fund with a moderate degree of risk, it invests in Debt and Money market instruments in a way that the Macaulay duration of the investment portfolio is between 3 to 4 years. 

DSP Low Duration Fund: Having approximately 100% asset allocation in debt and money market securities, the investment objective of this fund is to generate the income. The investment portfolio generally consists of money market and debt securities. 

DSP Strategic Bond Fund: If you’re someone who is looking to generate income during a long investment horizon, then this debt fund can do wonders to you as it invests only in high-quality debt and money market instruments. 

DSP Liquidity Fund: Having a very low percentage of risk involved, this debt fund invests only in debt and money market securities which will be maturing in 91 days. The asset allocation can be 80% to 100%. 

DSP Ultra Short Fund: This DSP debt mutual fund scheme invests only in debt and money market instruments and in a way that the Macaulay duration of the portfolio falls between 3 to 6 months. 

DSP Short Term Fund: Having top holdings in companies like HPCL, NTPC, Reliance, National Highways Authorities of India, etc, this fund invests 0 to 100% of its assets in debt and money market instruments. 

DSP Savings Fund: This more than 20 years old DSP debt fund invests in only in money market instruments that have a maturity period of upto 1 year. 

DSP Credit Risk Fund: Perfectly suitable for someone who is looking to invest for a medium-term horizon, this fund looks to generate a stable income through the investment of a minimum of 65% of its total assets in corporate bonds.

DSP Hybrid Fund

A DSP hybrid fund acts as a perfect opportunity for those individuals who want to earn both lucrative returns as well as a stable income because a hybrid fund invests not only in one kind of assets but in two or sometimes more than two asset classes which can be bonds, stocks or even gold. The asset allocation can vary from one fund scheme to another fund scheme. DSP mutual fund house provides a total of 4 hybrid mutual fund schemes of which you can choose the one for you according to your risk capability and investment horizon. You can have a look at them below. 

  • DSP Equity and Bond Fund
  • DSPular Savings Fund
  • DSP Dynamic Asset Allocation Fund
  • DSP Equity Savings Fund

DSP Equity and Bond Fund: Having its investment goal of both capital appreciation and income generation, this fund by DSP invests 65%-75% of the assets in equity and equity-related instruments and remaining 25%-35% in the debt instruments. 

DSPular Savings Fund: Having a moderately high degree of risk involved with it, this fund invests in 75% to 90% of its total assets in debt instruments and between 10% to 25% in the equity-related instruments.

DSP Dynamic Asset Allocation Fund: This debt fund scheme by DSP looks to achieve capital appreciation by investing in either equity or debt that is managed dynamically. 

DSP Equity Savings Fund: This fund’s primary goal is to generate income by investing in fixed income securities, arbitrage, etc. The minimum investment in equity and debt instruments is 65% and 10% respectively.

What are the several methods by which you can invest in DSP Mutual Fund? 

I hope that you must have gained sufficient knowledge about the various mutual fund schemes provided by DSP. Now there must be a question which you would want to ask. What are the ways by which I can invest in any of the DSP mutual fund schemes? Well, let me tell you that there are mainly two modes of investment - Lumpsum and Systematic Investment Planning (SIP) - of which you can choose any according to the circumstances. 

Suppose that you have a huge chunk of money at your disposal and you want to invest in a DSP mutual fund scheme, then you can opt for the Lumpsum method where you have to make a one-time investment. Whereas, in the latter method, SIP, you will have to pay a fixed amount of money for a definite period of time at a regular interval and your investment will be done. 

How can you calculate the total return amount with the help of the DSP Mutual Fund Return Calculator?

It’s important to know the return value which your mutual fund scheme will give after the investment period. If you are having any second thoughts about it, then let me tell you about the DSP Mutual Fund Return Calculator by which you can have a correct knowledge about the current value, absolute and annualized year-on-year (CAGR) returns on the investments you made. It doesn’t matter in what mode you want to or have invested in. Whether it’s through Lumpsum or SIP or any other method, it will give you accurate results.

All you need is a few details which you can have a look at mentioned below.

  • Investment mode - Whether it is SIP or Lumpsum 
  • Category of Funds
  • Name of Scheme
  • Scheme’s inception date
  • Installment Amount, Frequency, First Date of SIP (in case of SIP), 
  • Total Investment amount, Start Date, and End Date (In case of Lumpsum)

As soon as you fill all these details, and hit the Calculate Button, it will give you the desired result within a second in a hassle-free manner. 

What is DSP Mutual Fund NAV?

Net Asset Value (NAV) is the thing by which you can know the overall worth of any mutual fund whether it’s of any asset management company. You can find out the NAV of any fund by subtracting the total per unit liabilities from the total per unit assets of that fund. Any investor should always remember the fact that NAV is not an indicator of the performance of a mutual fund. It tends to fluctuate according to market conditions. There are many other factors apart from NAV which defines the value of any mutual fund.

How to check the performance of the DSP Mutual Fund?

Before making an investment, there are some factors that you should consider to check the performance of any mutual fund. First thing, you should be clear of what you want from your investment and hence, invest only in those mutual funds which align perfectly with your goals. Other than that, you must check the past performance, fee structure of the fund, returns against anticipated risks, it’s performance against indexes like Nifty, BSE Sensex, etc. 

Where to find the DSP Mutual Fund Common application form?

You can get your hands on the common application form for the desired mutual fund by visiting the ‘DOWNLOADS’ section on the official website of the DSP Mutual Fund. On reaching there, you will see the ‘Forms’ section whereby choosing the ‘Application Form’ category, you can download the common application form for the desired mutual fund. 

How can you invest in DSP Mutual Fund Online @Wishfin?

In order to invest in any of the DSP Mutual Fund scheme through Wishfin, which is an online financial marketplace, you can follow the below mentioned steps. 

Registration Process: 

  • First of all, visit wishfin.com
  • Click on Mutual Funds.
  • Go to ‘Register’
  • Fill up the details:
  • Enter your Mobile Number
  • Click on ‘Get started’
  • Mention your name, email id and other essential details.
  • Create a password according to the required details.
  • Click on Sign Up

Now, your account is ready to use. After creating an account, follow these details.

  • Go to ‘Explore Mutual Funds’ Options
  • On Scrolling a bit through the page, you will see ‘DSP Mutual Fund’. 
  • A list of all the DSP Mutual Fund Scheme with different ratings will come on the screen. You can identify their rating by the stars mentioned against them. 
  • Click on the ‘Invest’ below any of the mutual fund schemes you like to invest in. 

How can you get the DSP Mutual Fund Account Statement?

To get the Account statement on your registered Email address, you can visit the official website of the DSP Mutual Fund. There you will see the ‘Account Statement’ section on clicking the ‘For Investors’. You can get this in two ways.

The first one would be giving a missed call on the number +91 90150 39000 from your registered mobile number. By doing it, you will get your account statement on email and SMS. The second method would be filling a few details such as your Folio Number/ PAN Number and registered email id. And, your statement will be sent to you. 

How to contact DSP Mutual Fund Customer Care?

If you have any kind of confusion regarding the DSP Mutual Fund schemes, you can get in touch with the representatives by calling them on the toll-free number 1800-208-4490 or 1800-200-4499 from every Monday to Friday (9:30 am - 5.30 pm). Besides this, feel free to contact them via email anytime. 

Key People in DSP Asset Management Company Limited:

You can see the names of people working as the board of directors, trustees, and senior management in the DSP AMC mentioned below.

AMC Board of Directors: 

The list of board of Directors is given below.

  • Aditi Kothari Desai (Director and Head - Sales and Marketing)
  • Dhananjay Mungale (Independent Director)
  • Hemendra Kothari (Non-Executive Chairman)
  • S. Ramadoari (Independent Director)
  • S. S. Mundra (Independent Director)
  • Uday Khanna (Independent Director)

Fund Managers of DSP AMC: 

  • Aditya Khemka (Fund Manager)
  • Anil Ghelani (Fund Manager)
  • Atul Bhole (Fund Manager)
  • Gopal Agrawal (Senior Fund Manager)
  • Jay Kothari (Fund Manager)
  • Kedar Karnik (Fund Manager)
  • Laukik Bagwe (Fund Manager)
  • M. Suryanarayanan (Fund Manager)
  • Rahul Vekaria (Fund Manager)
  • Resham Jain (Fund Manager)
  • Rohit Singhania (Co-Head Equities)
  • Saurabh Bhatia (Head - Fixed Income and Fund Manager)
  • Vikram Chopra (Fund Manager)
  • Vinit Sambre (Head -Equities)
  • Vivek Ved (Fund Manager)

DSP Management Team:

  • Aditi Kothari Desai Director and Head - Sales and Marketing
  • Kalpen Parekh (President)
  • Ramamoorthy Rajagopal (CEO)
  • Sanjiv Kumar (Head - Human Resources)


DSP Trustee Directors:

  • Mr. S. S. N. Murthy (Trustee)
  • Mr. Shitin D. Desai (Trustee)
  • Mr. T. S. Krishna Murthy (Trustee)
  • Ms. Pravin Tripathi (Independent Director)