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.

  • Under the WTO agreements, the Reserve bank of India has to allow a minimum of 12 Branches of all the foreign banks to be opened in a year.



  • neha_ishu

    at present there are 19 nationalised banks

    • pooja

      can u plz name them plzzz its my project

      • Sanjay

        SBI+7 SBI Associates bank + 20 +
        =28 Nationalised Banks

        • Sanjay

          The total nationalised banks was 28 before the merger of new bank of India in PNB(1993) 27 nationalised banks(SBI + 7 SBI associates + 19)

    • hrishi

      at present there are 26 nationalised banks.

    • Abhishek

      I see there is some confusion with terms. Hope it helps with this-

      * There are 26 Public Sector Banks, which includes 19 Nationalised Banks, 1 SBI, 5 Subsidiaries of SBI and 1 IDBI.


  • vandana suman

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

  • prabhakar

    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???

  • paresh

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

  • Mohit

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

    • pratzzz

      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


    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


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

  • sweta

    There are 19 nationalised bank as per my knowlege

  • prathibha

    May i know whether DBS is Schedule bank are not?

  • jagbir singh

    The nanital bank limited is a sheduled bank or not ?

  • gautam.nmishra

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

    • Moloy Panja

      Please inform the list of schedule bank of India

  • skb44

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

  • shiv kumar

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

  • rahul newar

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


    Is HDFC bank is Scheduled Bank?

  • prem

    Is BNP Pasibas is a scheduled bank in India ?

  • lekharanavratan

    nationalised banks are 20 or 19????


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


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

  • bikash

    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.

  • vinod g

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

  • Ankita

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

  • deepak

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

  • sheetal

    information given at this site is correct.

  • vineet rastogi

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

  • Siva

    Is Lakshmi Vilas Bank the scheduled bank ?

  • Laxmi N. Patel

    web is not update ,don't believe

  • Vinay

    Yes lakshmivilas bank is a scheduled bank

  • bhagat

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

  • D J Terekar

    what about HSBC Bank ?
    Not scheduled one ?

  • Babi ganguly

    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

  • Gajendra singh

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

  • pooja Gupta

    please update this article

  • Shailesh Bhatt

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

  • rkmehra

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

    • Moloy Panja

      Pl. inform whether Axis Bank is listed in Schedule Bank of India?

  • manan gupta

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

  • greta fernandez

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

  • shashi mg

    whether HDFC bank is a nationalised bank?

  • Dr Vijay M Nimbalkar

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


    please inform the best bank in palakkad?

  • dheeraj

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

  • Ravindra

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

  • pranav

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


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


  • Mohan

    Is Karur Vysya Bank is Scheduled bank?

  • Suresh Thakkar

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

  • kuldeep sahoo

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

  • Ningthem Laishram

    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.

  • krupesh

    List of scheduled commercial banks require, please mail me

  • Parmod Verma

    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

  • khyati

    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....

  • khyati

    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....

  • mahendra singh meena

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