Published On: Tue, Aug 30th, 2011

Bank Exam Special-Things to Know

The first bank in India to be given an ISO Certification
-Canara Bank

The first bank in Northern India to get ISO 9002 certification for their selected branches
Punjab and Sind Bank

The first Indian bank to have been started solely with Indian capital
-Punjab National Bank

The first among the private sector banks in Kerala to become a scheduled bank in 1946 under the RBI Act
South Indian Bank

India’s oldest, largest and most successful commercial bank, offering the widest possible range of domestic, international and NRI products and services, through its vast network in India and overseas
-State Bank of India

India’s second largest private sector bank and is now the largest scheduled commercial bank in India
The Federal Bank Limited

Bank which started as private shareholders banks, mostly Europeans shareholders
Imperial Bank of India

The first Indian bank to open a branch outside India in London in 1946 and the first to open a branch in continental Europe at Paris in 1974
Bank of India, founded in 1906 in Mumbai

The oldest Public Sector Bank in India having branches all over India and serving the customers for the last 132 years
-Allahabad Bank

The first Indian commercial bank which was wholly owned and managed by Indians
-Central Bank of India

Bank of India was founded in 1906 in Mumbai. It became the first Indian bank to open a branch outside India in London in 1946 and the first to open a branch in continental Europe at Paris in 1974.

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