Top 10 Best Large Cap Mutual Funds to invest in India 2019

Best Large Cap Mutual Funds to invest in India in 2019Top 10 Best Large Cap Mutual Funds to invest in 2019


Stock markets continue to be volatile as usual. Fund Managers have shifted their focus from midcap/small cap stocks to large cap stocks as these would perform well in medium to long run. Large cap Mutual funds invest in large cap stocks that would have the potential to grow in the long term. Mutual Fund Experts keep indicating that Large Cap Mutual Funds are must in any mutual fund portfolio. Which are the Best Large Cap Mutual Funds to invest in 2019 in India? Which are the Top 10 Large Cap mutual funds that have good Crisil Rank and VRO Star Rating? In this article, I have filtered some of the Best Mutual Funds to invest in Large Cap Segment in 2019.

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How we picked-up Top 10 Large Cap Mutual Funds to invest in 2019 in India?


These large cap mutual funds have been filtered, analyzed and shortlisted based on below key parameters.

1) These mutual funds are picked based on highest returns received in the last 5-10 years, including the years where there was a downturn in stock markets.

2) Mutual funds that are rated by Crisil as Rank-1, Rank-2, Rank-3 and Rank-4 are picked for these top funds list which indicates consistent performance in all market cycles.

3) Value research Online (VRO) rated these funds as 5 star, 4 star and 3 Star. Highest star rating indicates that these funds can perform well compared to its peers in various stock market cycles.

4) We have filtered funds with risk grade and return grade provided by ValueResearchOnline.

5) We have filtered them baesd on Mutual fund AUM (Assets under management) which have > 700 Crores. This refers that more and more investors are investing in such funds create investor confidence about the future of the fund.

6) Some of the funds would be a repetition from my earlier recommendations as they continue to perform well.

7) Some of the large cap funds which we recommended earlier would have been reclassified into diversified funds/other categories post SEBI reclassification of mutual fund schemes in May-2018, hence you might not see such funds in this article now. Some of the funds have been merged with existing funds post SEBI reclassification of mutual fund schemes last year in 2018, hence past performance may or may not be relevant for them.

Top 10 Best Large Cap Mutual Funds to invest in 2019 in India


Here is the list of top 10 mutual funds in India.

Top#1 – Reliance Large Cap Fund


Top 10 Best Large Cap Mutual Funds to invest in India in 2019-Reliance largecap fund

What is its investment Strategy?

The scheme seeks to generate long term capital appreciation by investing predominantly into equity and equity related instruments of large cap companies.

How this Fund Performing now?

This mutual fund scheme gave 17% annualized returns in the last 5 years and 18% annualized returns in the last 10 years. If you would have invested Rs 5,000 per month through SIP for 5 years, the invested value would have been Rs 3 Lakhs (Rs 5,000 x 60 months) and the value of the fund would have grown to Rs 3.85 Lakhs.  Even if you would have invested Rs 1 Lakh lump sum amount 5 years back, it would have grown to Rs 2.26 Lakhs.

Why to invest?

This is one of the consistent performing large cap mutual fund schemes in the last 10 years. This mutual fund risk grade is “Above Average” and Return Grade is “High”. With VRO rating as a 5 Star (5 is good and 1 is worst) and Crisil as Rank-1 (1 is good and 5 is worst), this is one of the best large cap mutual funds to invest in India in 2019.

Top#2 – ICICI Prudential Bluechip Fund


Best Large Cap Mutual Funds to invest in India in 2019-ICICI prudential bluechip fund

What is its investment Strategy?

The scheme seeks to generate long term capital appreciation and income distribution to investors from a portfolio that is predominantly invested in equity and equity related securities of large cap companies.

How this Fund Performing now?

This mutual fund scheme gave 15% annualized returns in the last 5 years and 19% annualized returns in the last 10 years. If you would have invested Rs 5,000 per month through SIP for 5 years, the invested value would have been Rs 3 Lakhs (Rs 5,000 x 60 months) and the value of the fund would have grown to Rs 3.75 Lakhs.  Even if you would have invested Rs 1 Lakh lump sum amount 5 years back, it would have grown to Rs 2.4 Lakhs.

Why to invest?

This is one of the best performing large cap mutual fund schemes in the last 10 years. This mutual fund risk grade is “Low” and Return Grade is “Above Average”. With VRO rating as a 5 Star (5 is good and 1 is worst) and Crisil as Rank-2 (1 is good and 5 is worst), this is one of the Top large cap mutual funds to invest in India.

Top#3 – Aditya Birla Sun Life Frontline Fund


Best Large Cap Mutual Funds in 2019-ABSL Frontline Fund

What is its investment Strategy?

The scheme seeks long term growth of capital, through a portfolio with a target allocation of 100% equity by aiming at being as diversified across various industries and/ or sectors as its chosen benchmark index, Nifty 50. The secondary objective

How this Fund Performing now?

This mutual fund scheme gave 15% annualized returns in the last 5 years and 19% annualized returns in the last 10 years. If you would have invested Rs 5,000 per month through SIP for 5 years, the invested value would have been Rs 3 Lakhs (Rs 5,000 x 60 months) and the value of the fund would have grown to Rs 3.65 Lakhs.  Even if you would have invested Rs 1 Lakh lump sum amount 5 years back, it would have grown to Rs 2.33 Lakhs.

Why to invest?

This fund performed well in various market cycles in the last 5-10 years. This mutual fund risk grade is “Below Average” and Return Grade is “Above Average”. With VRO rating as a 4 Star (5 is good and 1 is worst) and Crisil as Rank-3 (1 is good and 5 is worst), this is one of the Good large-cap mutual funds to invest in 2019.

Top#4 – HDFC Top 100 Fund


Best Large Cap Mutual Funds to invest in India in 2019-HDFC Top 100 Fund

What is its investment Strategy?

The scheme seeks to provide long-term capital appreciation/income by investing predominantly in Large-Cap companies.

How this Fund Performing now?

This mutual fund scheme gave 15% annualized returns in the last 5 years and 19% annualized returns in the last 10 years. If you would have invested Rs 5,000 per month through SIP for 5 years, the invested value would have been Rs 3 Lakhs (Rs 5,000 x 60 months) and the value of the fund would have grown to Rs 3.8 Lakhs.  Even if you would have invested Rs 1 Lakh lump sum amount 5 years back, it would have grown to Rs 2.33 Lakhs.

Why to invest?

This fund performed well in various market cycles in the last 3-10 years. Even in the last 3 years when stock markets have been volatile, this fund gave 18% annualized returns. This mutual fund risk grade is “High” and Return Grade is “Above Average”. With VRO rating as a 4 Star (5 is good and 1 is worst) and Crisil as Rank-2 (1 is good and 5 is worst), this is one of the best large-cap funds to invest in India for medium to long term.

Top#5 – SBI Bluechip Fund


Top 10 Best Large Cap Mutual Funds to invest in India in 2019-SBI Bluechip fund

What is its investment Strategy?

The scheme seeks to provide investors with opportunities for long-term growth in capital through an active management of investments in a diversified basket of large cap equity stocks (as specified by SEBI/AMFI from time to time).

How this Fund Performing now?

This mutual fund scheme gave 15% annualized returns in the last 5 years and 18% annualized returns in the last 10 years. If you would have invested Rs 5,000 per month through SIP for 5 years, the invested value would have been Rs 3 Lakhs (Rs 5,000 x 60 months) and the value of the fund would have grown to Rs 3.65 Lakhs.  Even if you would have invested Rs 1 Lakh lump sum amount 5 years back, it would have grown to Rs 2.3 Lakhs.

Why to invest?

This mutual fund risk grade is “Low” and Return Grade is “Above Average”. With VRO rating as a 4 Star (5 is good and 1 is worst) and Crisil as Rank-4 (1 is good and 5 is worst), this is one of the best large cap mutual funds in 2019.

Top#6 – Aditya Birla Sun Life Focused Equity Fund


Top 10 Best Large Cap Mutual Funds to invest in India in 2019-ABSL focussed equity fund

What is its investment Strategy?

The Scheme seeks to achieve long term capital appreciation by investing in up to 30 companies with long term sustainable competitive advantage and growth potential

How this Fund Performing now?

This mutual fund scheme gave 14% annualized returns in the last 5 years and 18% annualized returns in the last 10 years. If you would have invested Rs 5,000 per month through SIP for 5 years, the invested value would have been Rs 3 Lakhs (Rs 5,000 x 60 months) and the value of the fund would have grown to Rs 3.65 Lakhs.  Even if you would have invested Rs 1 Lakh lump sum amount 5 years back, it would have grown to Rs 2.25 Lakhs.

Why to invest?

This mutual fund risk grade is “Below Average” and Return Grade is “Above Average”. With VRO rating as a 4 Star (5 is good and 1 is worst) and Crisil as Rank-3 (1 is good and 5 is worst), this is one of the top large cap mutual funds in India.

Top#7 – Kotak Bluechip Fund


Best Large Cap Mutual Funds to invest in India in 2019-Kotak bluechip fund

What is its investment Strategy?

The scheme seeks to generate capital appreciation from a portfolio of predominantly equity and equity related securities falling under the category of large Cap companies.

How this Fund Performing now?

This mutual fund scheme gave 14% annualized returns in the last 5 years and 15% annualized returns in the last 10 years. If you would have invested Rs 5,000 per month through SIP for 5 years, the invested value would have been Rs 3 Lakhs (Rs 5,000 x 60 months) and the value of the fund would have grown to Rs 3.65 Lakhs.  Even if you would have invested Rs 1 Lakh lump sum amount 5 years back, it would have grown to Rs 2 Lakhs.

Why to invest?

This mutual fund risk grade is “Average” and Return Grade is “Average”. With VRO rating as a 3 Star (5 is good and 1 is worst) and Crisil as Rank-3 (1 is good and 5 is worst), this is one of the best large cap mutual funds to invest 2019.

Top#8 – BNP Paribas Large Cap Fund


Top 10 Best Large Cap Mutual Funds to invest in India -BNP Paribas Large cap fund

What is its investment Strategy?

The Scheme seeks to generate long-term capital growth from a diversified and actively managed portfolio of equity and equity related securities by predominantly investing in large market capitalization companies.

How this Fund Performing now?

This mutual fund scheme gave 14% annualized returns in the last 5 years and 16% annualized returns in the last 10 years. If you would have invested Rs 5,000 per month through SIP for 5 years, the invested value would have been Rs 3 Lakhs (Rs 5,000 x 60 months) and the value of the fund would have grown to Rs 3.55 Lakhs.  Even if you would have invested Rs 1 Lakh lump sum amount 5 years back, it would have grown to Rs 2.1 Lakhs.

Why to invest?

This mutual fund risk grade is “Above Average” and Return Grade is “Below Average”. With VRO rating as a 2 Star (5 is good and 1 is worst) and Crisil as Rank-4 (1 is good and 5 is worst), this is one of the best large cap mutual funds in India for 2019.

Top#9 – Franklin India Bluechip Fund


Best Large Cap Mutual Funds in 2019-Franklin India Bluechip fund

What is its investment Strategy?

The scheme is to generate long-term capital appreciation by actively managing a portfolio of equity and equity related securities. The Scheme will invest in a range of companies, with a bias towards large cap companies.

How this Fund Performing now?

This mutual fund scheme gave 13% annualized returns in the last 5 years and 17% annualized returns in the last 10 years. If you would have invested Rs 5,000 per month through SIP for 5 years, the invested value would have been Rs 3 Lakhs (Rs 5,000 x 60 months) and the value of the fund would have grown to Rs 3.55 Lakhs.  Even if you would have invested Rs 1 Lakh lump sum amount 5 years back, it would have grown to Rs 2.2 Lakhs.

Why to invest?

This mutual fund risk grade is “Average” and Return Grade is “Below Average”. With VRO rating as a 2 Star (5 is good and 1 is worst) and Crisil as Rank-3 (1 is good and 5 is worst), this is one of the good large cap mutual funds to invest in India.

Top#10 – Tata Large Cap Fund


Best Large Cap Mutual Funds in India in 2019-Tata Largecap fund

What is its investment Strategy?

Earlier known as Tata Twin Option (Equity), the scheme aims at medium to long term capital growth, with 100% investments in the equity of large-cap, liquid blue-chip companies.

How this Fund Performing now?

This mutual fund scheme gave 12% annualized returns in the last 5 years and 16% annualized returns in the last 10 years. If you would have invested Rs 5,000 per month through SIP for 5 years, the invested value would have been Rs 3 Lakhs (Rs 5,000 x 60 months) and the value of the fund would have grown to Rs 3.55 Lakhs.  Even if you would have invested Rs 1 Lakh lump sum amount 5 years back, it would have grown to Rs 2.1 Lakhs.

Why to invest?

This mutual fund risk grade is “Average” and Return Grade is “Below Average”. With VRO rating as a 2 Star (5 is good and 1 is worst) and Crisil as Rank-4 (1 is good and 5 is worst), this is one of the good top 10 large cap mutual funds to invest.

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  1. My top ten list of largecap funds will start with the index funds with low cost and low standard deviation because the actively managed funds will struggle to generate any alpha as we move forward.

  2. Fantastic job..I read your all articles and update myself knowing some gr8 investment ideas….I am inspired from your blog and want to know how can I create a good blog like you..?

  3. Axis bluechip not in list?

    1. Hi Jay, This fund is < 10 years old. I have considered funds that has good performance over 10 years too in my article. However one can still invest in this fund as it has good performance over 5 years

  4. Excellent advice for large cap MF

  5. Nice article. I wonder why Axis Bluechip fund didn’t find a place inspite of good rating by both VR and Crisil

    1. Hi Kasiraj, This fund is < 10 years old. I have considered funds that has good performance over 10 years too in my article. However one can still invest in this fund as it has good performance over 5 years

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