Mutual funds are one of the best ways to invest money. The fund managers of mutual funds invest the money collected from investors in a pool of assets like stocks, bonds, etc. They are one of the safest options to diversify the portfolio with a lower amount. To help you invest in mutual funds we list down the top 10 performing mutual funds in equity, debt, and hybrid segments over the last few years.

Top 10 Performing Equity Mutual Funds

Mutual fund5 Yr. Returns3 Yr. ReturnsMin. Investment
ICICI Prudential Technology Fund – Direct Plan-Growth35.61%45.86%Rs. 5000
Aditya Birla Sun Life Digital India Fund – Growth-Direct Plan34.75%45.18%Rs. 1000
TATA Digital India Fund DIRECT Plan-Growth36.74%44.73%Rs. 5000
ICICI Prudential Technology Fund34.45%44.61%Rs. 5000
BOI AXA SMALL CAP FUND Direct Plan-Growth42.87%Rs. 5000
Quant Small Cap Fund – Direct Plan-Growth24.12%40.02%Rs. 5000
SBI Technology Opportunities Fund – Direct Plan-Growth30.77%39.95%Rs. 5000
Aditya Birla Sun Life Digital India Fund Growth33.13%39.8%
Tata Digital India Fund Regular Growth34.23%39.65%
PGIM India Midcap Opportunities Fund – Direct Plan-Growth25.59%39.36%Rs. 5000
(Source: Cleartax)

Top 10 Performing Debt Mutual Funds

Mutual fund5 Yr. Returns3 Yr. ReturnsMin. Investment
DSP Healthcare Fund – Direct-Growth34.04%Rs.500
ICICI Prudential Ultra Short Term Fund – Direct Plan – Daily IDCW Payout21.69%Rs.5000
Aditya Birla Sun Life CEF – Global Agri Plan – Growth-Direct Plan9.53%16.43%Rs.1000
ICICI Prudential Multicap Fund – Dividend14.36%16.28%Rs. 5000
IDFC Government Securities Fund – Constant Maturity Regular – Growth9.56%11.2%
Nippon India Nivesh Lakshya Fund – Regular Plan-Growth11.16%
IDFC Government Securities Fund – Investment Plan – Regular Plan-Growth8.11%10.69%
Nippon India Gilt Securities Fund – Direct Plan Defined Maturity Date Option – Growth8.73%10.57%
Aditya Birla Sun Life Government Securities Fund Direct Plan-Growth Instant Gain8.28%10.55%
IDFC Government Securities Fund-Investment Plan-Growth-Direct Plan8.31%10.4%Rs.5000
(Source: Cleartax)

Top 10 Performing Hybrid Mutual Funds

Mutual fund5 Yr. Returns3 Yr. ReturnsMin. Investment
Motilal Oswal Nasdaq 100 Fund of Fund – Direct Plan-Growth37.47%Rs.500
Quant Multi-Asset Fund – Direct Plan-Growth18.99%31.26%Rs. 5000
Quant Absolute Fund Growth20.35%30.04%
Quant Multi-Asset Fund Growth18.66%29.99%
Quant Absolute Fund – Direct Plan-Growth21.33%29.48%Rs. 5000
ICICI Prudential Pharma Healthcare and Diagnostics (P.H.D) Fund Direct Plan-Growth29.43%Rs. 5000
BOI AXA Mid & Small Cap Equity & Debt Fund – Direct Plan-Growth20.35%26.34%Rs. 5000
ICICI Prudential Thematic Advantage Fund (FOF) – Direct Plan-Growth17.58%24.02%Rs.5000
ICICI Prudential Thematic Advantage Fund(FOF) Growth17.96%23.97%
BOI AXA Mid & Small Cap Equity & Debt Fund Regular Growth17.61%23.63%
(Source: Cleartax)

The above mentioned are some for best performing mutual funds over the years and may be considered for SIP in 2022. Before investing in any of these mutual funds you may contact your financial advisor or do your research. If you want to learn about the stock market or mutual funds you may subscribe to Trading Fuel. We are the leader in providing free stock market knowledge. Join our page and enhance your knowledge.


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