List of Scheduled Banks in India - General Knowledge Today

List of Scheduled Banks in India

The scheduled banks are of two types

  1. Scheduled Commercial banks
  2. Scheduled Co-operative Banks

They are further divided as follows:
classification of banks in India

Current Number of Nationalized Banks:

There are 26 Nationalized Banks in the country at present. They are as follows:
1. Allahabad Bank
2. Andhra Bank
3. Bank of Baroda
4. Bank of India
5. Bank of Maharashtra
6. Canara Bank
7. Central Bank of India
8. Corporation Bank
9. Dena Bank
10. IDBI Bank Ltd.
11. Indian Bank
12. Indian Overseas Bank
13. Oriental Bank of Commerce
14. Punjab & Sind Bank
15. Punjab National Bank
16. Syndicate Bank
17. UCO Bank
18. Union Bank of India
19. United Bank of India
20. Vijaya Bank

State Bank Group

  1. State Bank of Bikaner & Jaipur
  2. State Bank of Hyderabad
  3. State Bank of India
  4. State Bank of Mysore
  5. State Bank of Patiala
  6. State Bank of Travancore
  • State Bank of Indore has merged with SBI from August 26, 2010.


Current Number of Old Private Banks

There are 14 Old Private sector Banks in the country as follows:

  1. Catholic Syrian Bank Ltd.
  2. City Union Bank Ltd.
  3. Dhanalakshmi Bank Ltd.
  4. Federal Bank Ltd.
  5. ING Vysya Bank Ltd.
  6. Jammu & Kashmir Bank Ltd.
  7. Karnataka Bank Ltd.
  8. Karur Vysya Bank Ltd.
  9. Lakshmi Vilas Bank Ltd.
  10. Nainital Bank Ltd.
  11. Ratnakar Bank Ltd.
  12. SBI Commercial & International Bank Ltd
  13. South Indian Bank Ltd.
  14. Tamilnad Mercantile Bank Ltd.
  • The number of the old Private Banks in India was 15 until recently
    and the latest reports from RBI (2009-10) show this 15. The Bank of Rajasthan Ltd has recently merged with ICICI Bank Ltd.

Current Number of New Private Banks

There are 7 New Private sector Banks in India as follows:

  1. Axis Bank Ltd.
  2. Development Credit Bank Ltd
  3. HDFC Bank Ltd.
  4. ICICI Bank Ltd.
  5. IndusInd Bank Ltd.
  6. Kotak Mahindra Bank Ltd.
  7. Yes Bank Ltd

Current Number of Foreign Banks

As of end of 2009, there were 32 Foreign Banks in India with 293 branches. 43 foreign banks were operating in India through representatives of offices.

Last Updated: November 22, 2013



  1. neha_ishu says:

    at present there are 19 nationalised banks

  2. vandana suman says:

    idbi is other gov bank,it is not nationalized as per my knowledge

  3. prabhakar says:

    could any body throw light on

    if ac payee crossing cancelled cheque could be paid across the cash counter with crossing cancelled writing and properly signed???? does it lose the bearer status????? is it transferable???

  4. paresh says:

    who can told me that prime co opratibe bank is scheduled bank

  5. Mohit says:

    ur knowledge is too low my dear frnds
    IDBI is nationalised now

    • pratzzz says:

      ur knowledge is not correct...
      IDBI is goverment bank and its not nationalised..natinalisation had taken place only 2 tyms...
      even SBI & its subsidaries are not nationalised

  6. LENIN says:

    Dear Mohit and suman, IDBI is categorised under other public sector banks and nationalisation of banks completed in 1980 and also IDBI is never into private to go for nationalisation, only as a sister concern IDBI Bank is in private and was reverse merged with IDBI to form IDBI BANK with 65% Gov share

  7. LENIN says:

    Dear Prabhakar, Cheque can be paid over counter and is in practice...

  8. sweta says:

    There are 19 nationalised bank as per my knowlege

  9. prathibha says:

    May i know whether DBS is Schedule bank are not?

  10. jagbir singh says:

    The nanital bank limited is a sheduled bank or not ?

  11. gautam.nmishra says:

    i want to know the total no. of schedule bank in india?

  12. skb44 says:

    The total no. of nationalised banks are 19 (the new bank of india merged with PNB in sept 1993)

  13. shiv kumar says:

    this data are relevant with respect to 2nd IBPS cwe po exam...

  14. rahul newar says:

    can aneone tell me how many non-schedule commercial bank operating in india?

  15. G FRANCIS says:

    Is HDFC bank is Scheduled Bank?

  16. prem says:

    Is BNP Pasibas is a scheduled bank in India ?

  17. lekharanavratan says:

    nationalised banks are 20 or 19????

  18. NEERAJ says:

    please send me study material material of financial awareness......

  19. NEERAJ says:

    please send me the latest study material of financial awareness....

  20. bikash says:

    To my knowledge,
    There are 19 nationalised bank in India.
    SBI groups and IDBI are public sector bank.

    Note: All nationalised bank are public sector bank but all public sector bank are not nationalised bank.

  21. vinod g says:

    SBI is not found in the list of public sector banks, now the total will come 27 public sector banks

  22. Ankita says:

    The current Nationalized bank is 20 , not 19 or 26. The information given by dis site is wrong plz correct it.

  23. deepak says:

    according to my experience there are 27 public sector and 30 private sector banks in India right now.

  24. sheetal says:

    information given at this site is correct.

  25. vineet rastogi says:

    kindly let us know that Aryabrit gramin bank, indergarh, distt Kannauj is schedule bank or nor.

  26. Siva says:

    Is Lakshmi Vilas Bank the scheduled bank ?

  27. Laxmi N. Patel says:

    web is not update ,don't believe

  28. Vinay says:

    Yes lakshmivilas bank is a scheduled bank

  29. bhagat says:

    Can I know if hdfc bank is considered as a private scheduled bank.

  30. D J Terekar says:

    what about HSBC Bank ?
    Not scheduled one ?

  31. Babi ganguly says:

    pls mention some important foreign bank name like other bank names . as per my knowledge RBS (former ABN AMRO)is a foreign bank am i confirmed

  32. Gajendra singh says:

    My idea IDBI BANK is nationalised bank but this equity is blow 51%.

  33. pooja Gupta says:

    please update this article

  34. Shailesh Bhatt says:

    The best bank currently in India And best facilities Yes bank.If you want good services then open account in Yes bank.

  35. rkmehra says:

    Pls infm if Axis bank Ltd. is Sheduled bank or not?

  36. manan gupta says:

    Pls infm if Kotak Mahindra Bank Ltd. is Scheduled Bank or not?

  37. greta fernandez says:

    Please let me know whether Catholic Syrian Bank is a acheduled bank and i have fds which can be used for tax exemption.

  38. shashi mg says:

    whether HDFC bank is a nationalised bank?

  39. Dr Vijay M Nimbalkar says:

    Thane Janta Sakhari Bank Ltd. (TJSB) is scheduled commercial bank or Not

  40. says:

    please inform the best bank in palakkad?

  41. dheeraj says:

    HDFC bank is a private scheduleed bank....
    link is

  42. Ravindra says:

    Indian mercantile co-operative bank Ltd., The Jammu & Kashmir Bank - Are These Banks Sheduled Bank or Not

  43. pranav says:

    right now there are 21 nationalised banks after commencement of 'Bhartiya mahila bank'...

  44. DR.DILIP PATEL says:

    i want latest list of schedual bank in india commercial and coperative


  45. Mohan says:

    Is Karur Vysya Bank is Scheduled bank?

  46. Suresh Thakkar says:

    The Schedule banks have to follow the rules and regulations of recruitment.?

  47. kuldeep sahoo says:

    Kindly mentioned detail about the list of total private sector,public sector and commercial sector bank.

  48. Ningthem Laishram says:

    Sir, a newly bank, Bharatiya Mahila Bank(BMB) was nationalised on 20 Nov 2013 buu not in the list of nationalise bank. I have 26 nationalise bank without BMB in the present.

  49. krupesh says:

    List of scheduled commercial banks require, please mail me

  50. Parmod Verma says:

    I want to know HSBC bank is Schedule bank or not? can any one reply back As I need to make B.G from HSBC and condition in B.G is from Schedule bank only . Please help

  51. khyati says:

    It is mentioned above that IDBI bank ltd is a nationalized bank and also a new private sector bank..! please described this in brief...
    as according to my knowledge, there are 20 nationalized banks in India including RBI....

  52. khyati says:

    It is mentioned above that IDBI bank ltd is a nationalized bank and also a new private sector bank..! please described this in brief...
    as according to my knowledge, there are 19 nationalized banks in India including RBI....

  53. mahendra singh meena says:

    JK bank is scheduled bank or not? also it is commercial aur private