How are capital gains from the sale of mutual funds taxed?

Capital gains earned on mutual funds are taxed based on:
1. Holding period
2. Type of mutual fund

Fund TypeHolding PeriodType of Capital GainTax Rate
Equity and equity-oriented funds Less than 1 year
Short-Term Capital Gains (STCG) 15% of gain
Equity and equity-oriented funds
More than 1 year
Long-Term Capital Gains (LTCG)
i. 10% of gains exceeding Rs. 1 lakh. 

ii. Gains cannot be indexed.

iii. Gains are calculates as per the grandfathering clause
Debt and debt-oriented funds All
As per your income tax slab 

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