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About Bank

State Bank of India (SBI) is an Indian multinational, public sector banking and financial services statutory body headquartered in Mumbai, Maharashtra. SBI is the 43rd largest bank in the world and ranked 236th in the Fortune Global 500 list of the world s biggest corporations of 2019. A nationalised bank, it is the largest in India with a 23% market share by assets and a 25% share of the total loan and deposits market.

The bank descends from the Bank of Calcutta, founded in 1806 via the Imperial Bank of India, making it the oldest commercial bank in the Indian subcontinent. The Bank of Madras merged into the other two presidency banks in British India, the Bank of Calcutta and the Bank of Bombay, to form the Imperial Bank of India, which in turn became the State Bank of India in 1955. The Government of India took control of the Imperial Bank of India in 1955, with Reserve Bank of India (India s central bank) taking a 60% stake, renaming it State Bank of India.

History

The roots of State Bank of India lie in the first decade of the 19th century when the Bank of Calcutta later renamed the Bank of Bengal, was established on 2 June 1806. The Bank of Bengal was one of three Presidency banks, the other two being the Bank of Bombay (incorporated on 15 April 1840) and the Bank of Madras (incorporated on 1 July 1843). All three Presidency banks were incorporated as joint stock companies and were the result of royal charters. These three banks received the exclusive right to issue paper currency till 1861 when, with the Paper Currency Act, the right was taken over by the Government of India. The Presidency banks amalgamated on 27 January 1921, and the re-organized banking entity took as its name Imperial Bank of India. The Imperial Bank of India remained a joint-stock company but without Government participation.

Pursuant to the provisions of the State Bank of India Act of 1955, the Reserve Bank of India, which is India s central bank, acquired a controlling interest in the Imperial Bank of India. On 1 July 1955, the Imperial Bank of India became the State Bank of India. In 2008, the Government of India acquired the Reserve Bank of India s stake in SBI so as to remove any conflict of interest because the RBI is the country s banking regulatory authority.

In 1959, the government passed the State Bank of India (Subsidiary Banks) Act. This made eight banks that had belonged to princely states into subsidiaries of SBI. This was at the time of the First Five Year Plan, which prioritized the development of rural India. The government integrated these banks into the State Bank of India system to expand its rural outreach. In 1963 SBI merged State Bank of Jaipur (est. 1943) and State Bank of Bikaner (est.1944).

SBI has acquired local banks in rescues. The first was the Bank of Bihar (est. 1911), which SBI acquired in 1969, together with its 28 branches. The next year SBI acquired National Bank of Lahore (est. 1942), which had 24 branches. Five years later, in 1975, SBI acquired Krishnaram Baldeo Bank, which had been established in 1916 in Gwalior State, under the patronage of Maharaja Madho Rao Scindia. The bank had been the Dukan Pichadi, a small moneylender, owned by the Maharaja. The new bank s first manager was Jall N. Broacha, a Parsi. In 1985, SBI acquired the Bank of Cochin in Kerala, which had 120 branches. SBI was the acquirer as its affiliate, the State Bank of Travancore, already had an extensive network in Kerala.

There was, even before it actually happened, a proposal to merge all the associate banks into SBI to create a single very large bank and streamline operations.

The first step towards unification occurred on 13 August 2008 when State Bank of Saurashtra merged with SBI, reducing the number of associate state banks from seven to six. On 19 June 2009, the SBI board approved the absorption of State Bank of Indore, in which SBI held 98.3%. (Individuals who held the shares prior to its takeover by the government held the balance of 1.7%.)

The acquisition of State Bank of Indore added 470 branches to SBI s existing network of branches. Also, following the acquisition, SBI s total assets approached 10 trillion. The total assets of SBI and the State Bank of Indore were 9,981,190 million as of March 2009. The process of merging of State Bank of Indore was completed by April 2010, and the SBIndore branches started functioning as SBI branches on 26 August 2010.

On 7 October 2013, Arundhati Bhattacharya became the first woman to be appointed Chairperson of the bank.  Mrs. Bhattacharya received an extension of two years of service to merge into SBI the five remaining associate banks.

 

What id IFSC Code

IFSC is short for Indian Financial System Code and represents the 11 digit character that you can usually see on your bank’s cheque leaves, or other bank sponsored material. This 11 character code helps identify the individual bank branches that participate in the various online money transfer options like NEFT and RTGS.

How to find IFSC Code?

Ways to find IFSC codes

  1. IFSC code can be found on cheque leaf and bank passbook of the respective bank.
  2. Banks and respective branch list of IFSC codes can be obtained from Reserve Bank of India’s website.
  3. The IFSC code of a particular bank can also be found on the banks’ official website.

Benefits of IFSC Code

Benefits of IFSC Code are :

  1. Helps to identify a Bank and its respective branch
  2. Eliminates errors in the process of fund transfer
  3. Transfers done with IFSC such as NEFT, RTGS and IMPS are accurate

 

What is MICR Code

MICR or Magnetic Ink Character Recognition Code is a 9 digit code used for faster processing of cheques. MICR number is also unique for every bank branch, hence it helps in uniquely identifying the bank and branch participating in an Electronic Clearing System (ECS). MICR Code like IFSC is a combination of 3 essential components:

  1. The first 3 digits represent the city code.
  2. The middle 3 represent the particular bank code.
  3. The last 3 digits represent the specific branch code

Benefits of MICR Code

Benefits of MICR Codes are:

MICR code enables efficient, quick and error-free processing of cheques. This is possible with magnetic ink, reading machines and technology used in MICR.

Difference between IFSC and MICR code

Magnetic ink character recognition code (MICR) is a technology that enables faster processing of cheques by recognizing unique characters printed on the cheque. MICR consists of a 9 digit code. The first three digits of the MICR code represent the city, the next three give the bank code and the last three digits denote the branch of the bank. Similar to an IFSC code, every branch of a bank has a specific MICR code. While IFSC is used for online fund transactions, MICR is used for cheques.

Let’s understand the difference between IFSC and MICR

IFSC Code

MICR Code

Used to facilitate electronic fund transfers between banks and individuals in India.

MICR code is to facilitate and make cheque processing more efficient.

IFSC is an 11 character alphanumeric code.

MICR is a 9-digit code.

The first four characters indicate the name of the bank.

The first three digits represent the city code where the bank branch is located.

Last 6 digits represent the bank branch location.

Last three digits indicate the code of the bank branch.

 

 

List of Bank

ABHYUDAYA COOPERATIVE BANK LIMITED

AHMEDABAD MERCANTILE COOPERATIVE BANK

AHMEDNAGAR MERCHANTS CO-OP BANK LTD

AIRTEL PAYMENTS BANK LIMITED

AKOLA JANATA COMMERCIAL COOPERATIVE BANK

ALLAHABAD BANK

ALMORA URBAN COOPERATIVE BANK LIMITED

AMBARNATH JAIHIND COOP BANK LTD AMBARNATH

ANDHRA BANK

ANDHRA PRADESH GRAMEENA VIKAS BANK

ANDHRA PRAGATHI GRAMEENA BANK

APNA SAHAKARI BANK LIMITED

AU SMALL FINANCE BANK LIMITED

AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND BANKING GROUP LIMITED

AXIS BANK

B N P PARIBAS

BANDHAN BANK LIMITED

BANK OF AMERICA

BANK OF BAHARAIN AND KUWAIT BSC

BANK OF BARODA

BANK OF CEYLON

BANK OF INDIA

BANK OF MAHARASHTRA

BARCLAYS BANK

BASSEIN CATHOLIC COOPERATIVE BANK LIMITED

BHAGINI NIVEDITA SAHAKARI BANK LTD PUNE

BHARAT COOPERATIVE BANK MUMBAI LIMITED

CANARA BANK

CAPITAL SMALL FINANCE BANK LIMITED

CENTRAL BANK OF INDIA

CITI BANK

CITIZEN CREDIT COOPERATIVE BANK LIMITED

CITY UNION BANK LIMITED

COASTAL LOCAL AREA BANK LTD

CORPORATION BANK

CREDIT AGRICOLE CORPORATE AND INVESTMENT BANK CALYON BANK

CREDIT SUISEE AG

CSB BANK LIMITED

CTBC BANK CO LTD

DBS BANK INDIA LIMITED

DCB BANK LIMITED

DENA BANK

DEOGIRI NAGARI SAHAKARI BANK LTD. AURANGABAD

DEPOSIT INSURANCE AND CREDIT GUARANTEE CORPORATION

DEUSTCHE BANK

DHANALAKSHMI BANK

DMK JAOLI BANK

DOHA BANK

DOMBIVLI NAGARI SAHAKARI BANK LIMITED

DURGAPUR STEEL PEOPLES CO-OPERATIVE BANK LTD

EMIRATES NBD BANK P J S C

EQUITAS SMALL FINANCE BANK LIMITED

ESAF SMALL FINANCE BANK LIMITED

EXPORT IMPORT BANK OF INDIA

FEDERAL BANK

FINCARE SMALL FINANCE BANK LTD

FINO PAYMENTS BANK

FIRST ABU DHABI BANK PJSC

FIRSTRAND BANK LIMITED

G P PARSIK BANK

GS Mahanagar Co-operative Bank Limited, Mumbai

HARYANA STATE COOPERATIVE BANK

HDFC BANK

HIMACHAL PRADESH STATE COOPERATIVE BANK LTD

HSBC BANK

ICICI BANK LIMITED

IDBI BANK

IDFC First Bank Ltd

IDUKKI DISTRICT CO OPERATIVE BANK LTD

INDIA POST PAYMENT BANK

INDIAN BANK

INDIAN OVERSEAS BANK

INDUSIND BANK

INDUSTRIAL AND COMMERCIAL BANK OF CHINA LIMITED

INDUSTRIAL BANK OF KOREA

Irinjalakuda Town Co-Operative Bank Ltd

JALGAON JANATA SAHAKARI BANK LIMITED

JAMMU AND KASHMIR BANK LIMITED

JANA SMALL FINANCE BANK LTD

JANAKALYAN SAHAKARI BANK LIMITED

JANASEVA SAHAKARI BANK BORIVLI LIMITED

JANASEVA SAHAKARI BANK LIMITED

JANATA SAHAKARI BANK LIMITED

JIO PAYMENTS BANK LIMITED

JP MORGAN BANK

KALLAPPANNA AWADE ICHALKARANJI JANATA SAHAKARI BANK LIMITED

KALUPUR COMMERCIAL COOPERATIVE BANK

KALYAN JANATA SAHAKARI BANK

KARNATAKA BANK LIMITED

KARNATAKA GRAMIN BANK

KARNATAKA VIKAS GRAMEENA BANK

KARUR VYSYA BANK

KEB Hana Bank

KERALA GRAMIN BANK

KOOKMIN BANK

KOTAK MAHINDRA BANK LIMITED

KOZHIKODE DISTRICT COOPERATIAVE BANK LTD

KRUNG THAI BANK PCL

LAXMI VILAS BANK

Maharashtra Gramin Bank

MAHARASHTRA STATE COOPERATIVE BANK

Mahesh Sahakari Bank Ltd Pune

MASHREQBANK PSC

MIZUHO BANK LTD

MODEL COOPERATIVE BANK LTD

MUFG BANK, LTD

NAGAR URBAN CO OPERATIVE BANK

NAGPUR NAGARIK SAHAKARI BANK LIMITED

NATIONAL BANK FOR AGRICULTURE AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT

NAV JEEVAN CO OP BANK LTD

NEW INDIA COOPERATIVE BANK LIMITED

NKGSB COOPERATIVE BANK LIMITED

NORTH EAST SMALL FINANCE BANK LIMITED

NSDL Payments Bank Limited

NUTAN NAGARIK SAHAKARI BANK LIMITED

ORIENTAL BANK OF COMMERCE

PAYTM PAYMENTS BANK LTD

PRIME COOPERATIVE BANK LIMITED

PT BANK MAYBANK INDONESIA TBK

PUNJAB AND SIND BANK

PUNJAB NATIONAL BANK

QATAR NATIONAL BANK SAQ

RABOBANK INTERNATIONAL

RAJARAMBAPU SAHAKARI BANK LIMITED

RAJARSHI SHAHU SAHAKARI BANK LTD PUNE

RAJASTHAN MARUDHARA GRAMIN BANK

RAJGURUNAGAR SAHAKARI BANK LIMITED

RAJKOT NAGRIK SAHAKARI BANK LIMITED

RBL Bank Limited

RESERVE BANK OF INDIA

SAHEBRAO DESHMUKH COOPERATIVE BANK LIMITED

SAMARTH SAHAKARI BANK LTD

SANT SOPANKAKA SAHAKARI BANK LTD

Saraspur Nagrik Co operative Bank Ltd Saraspur

SARASWAT COOPERATIVE BANK LIMITED

Satara Sahakari Bank Ltd

SBER BANK

SBM BANK INDIA LIMITED

SHIKSHAK SAHAKARI BANK LIMITED

SHINHAN BANK

SHIVALIK MERCANTILE CO OPERATIVE BANK LTD

SHRI CHHATRAPATI RAJASHRI SHAHU URBAN COOPERATIVE BANK LIMITED

Shri Veershaiv Co Op Bank Ltd

SIR M VISVESVARAYA CO OPERATIVE BANK LTD

SOCIETE GENERALE

SOLAPUR JANATA SAHAKARI BANK LIMITED

SOUTH INDIAN BANK

STANDARD CHARTERED BANK

STATE BANK OF INDIA

Suco Souharda Sahakari Bank Ltd

SUMITOMO MITSUI BANKING CORPORATION

SURAT NATIONAL COOPERATIVE BANK LIMITED

SURYODAY SMALL FINANCE BANK LIMITED

SUTEX COOPERATIVE BANK LIMITED

SYNDICATE BANK

TAMILNAD MERCANTILE BANK LIMITED

TELANGANA STATE COOP APEX BANK

TEXTILE TRADERS CO-OPERATIVE BANK LIMITED

THE A.P. MAHESH COOPERATIVE URBAN BANK LIMITED

The Ajara Urban Co op Bank Ltd Ajara

THE AKOLA DISTRICT CENTRAL COOPERATIVE BANK

THE ANDHRA PRADESH STATE COOPERATIVE BANK LIMITED

THE BANK OF NOVA SCOTIA

THE BARAMATI SAHAKARI BANK LTD

THE COSMOS CO OPERATIVE BANK LIMITED

THE DELHI STATE COOPERATIVE BANK LIMITED

THE GADCHIROLI DISTRICT CENTRAL COOPERATIVE BANK LIMITED

THE GREATER BOMBAY COOPERATIVE BANK LIMITED

THE GUJARAT STATE COOPERATIVE BANK LIMITED

THE HASTI COOP BANK LTD

THE JALGAON PEOPELS COOPERATIVE BANK LIMITED

THE KANGRA CENTRAL COOPERATIVE BANK LIMITED

THE KANGRA COOPERATIVE BANK LIMITED

THE KARAD URBAN COOPERATIVE BANK LIMITED

THE KARANATAKA STATE COOPERATIVE APEX BANK LIMITED

The Kerala State Co Operative Bank Ltd

THE KURMANCHAL NAGAR SAHAKARI BANK LIMITED

The Malkapur Urban Co Operative Bank Ltd Malkapur

THE MEHSANA URBAN COOPERATIVE BANK

THE MUMBAI DISTRICT CENTRAL COOPERATIVE BANK LIMITED

THE MUNICIPAL COOPERATIVE BANK LIMITED

The Muslim Co-operative Bank Ltd

THE NAINITAL BANK LIMITED

THE NASIK MERCHANTS COOPERATIVE BANK LIMITED

THE NAVNIRMAN CO-OPERATIVE BANK LIMITED

THE NILAMBUR CO OPERATIVE URBAN BANK LTD NILAMBUR

THE ODISHA STATE COOPERATIVE BANK LTD

THE PANDHARPUR URBAN CO OP. BANK LTD. PANDHARPUR

THE PUNJAB STATE COOPERATIVE BANK LTD

The Pusad Urban Cooperative Bank Ltd Pusad

THE RAJASTHAN STATE COOPERATIVE BANK LIMITED

THE SEVA VIKAS COOPERATIVE BANK LIMITED

THE SHAMRAO VITHAL COOPERATIVE BANK

THE SINDHUDURG DISTRICT CENTRAL COOP BANK LTD

THE SURAT DISTRICT COOPERATIVE BANK LIMITED

THE SURATH PEOPLES COOPERATIVE BANK LIMITED

THE TAMIL NADU STATE APEX COOPERATIVE BANK

THE THANE BHARAT SAHAKARI BANK LIMITED

THE THANE DISTRICT CENTRAL COOPERATIVE BANK LIMITED

THE UDAIPUR URBAN CO OPERATIVE BANK LTD

THE URBAN CO OPERATIVE BANK Ltd No ONE SEVEN FIVE EIGHT PERINTHALMANNA

THE VARACHHA COOPERATIVE BANK LIMITED

The Vijay Co Operative Bank Limited

THE VISHWESHWAR SAHAKARI BANK LIMITED

THE WEST BENGAL STATE COOPERATIVE BANK

THE ZOROASTRIAN COOPERATIVE BANK LIMITED

THRISSUR DISTRICT CO-OPERATIVE BANK LTD

TJSB SAHAKARI BANK LTD

TUMKUR GRAIN MERCHANTS COOPERATIVE BANK LIMITED

UCO BANK

Ujjivan Small Finance Bank Limited

UNION BANK OF INDIA

UNITED BANK OF INDIA

UNITED OVERSEAS BANK LIMITED

UTKARSH SMALL FINANCE BANK

UTTAR PRADESH COOPERATIVE BANK LTD

VASAI JANATA SAHAKARI BANK LTD

VASAI VIKAS SAHAKARI BANK LIMITED

VIJAYA BANK

WOORI BANK

YES BANK

ZILA SAHAKRI BANK LIMITED GHAZIABAD