Banking Aptitude


1. First India bank Got ISO : Canara Bank
2. First Governor of RBI : Mr. Osborne Smith
3. First Indian governor of RBI : Mr. C D Deshmukh
4. First Bank to Introduce ATM in India : HSBC
5. First Bank to introduce saving Bank in India : Presidency bank in 1830
6. First Bank to Introduce Cheque system in India : Bengal Bank 1784
7. First Bank to introduce Internet Banking : ICICI BANK
8. First Bank to introduce Mutual Fund : State Bank of India
9. First Bank to introduce Credit Card in India : Central Bank of India
10. First Foreign Bank in India : Comptoire d’Escompte de Paris of France in 1860
11. First Bank Set Up in India : Bank of Hindustan in 1770
12. First Joint Stock Bank of British India : State Bank of India
13. First Joint Stock Bank of India : Allahabad Bank
14. First Bank that is oldest Public Bank in India : Allahabad Bank
15. First national bank that is merged with Punjab National Bank : New Bank of India in 1993
16. First Indian bank to open branch outside India in London in 1946 : Bank of India
17. First Indian Bank started with Indian capital /indigenous Bank of India : Punjab National Bank
18. First Regional Rural Bank name Prathama Grameen Bank Was started by : Syndicate Bank…..
19. Allahabad Bank is the oldest bank to start Joint Stock in India.
20. Central Bank of India is the first Indian bank to be fully owned by Indians.
21. Bank of India is the first bank to open its branch outside the India (at London, 1946).
22. Bank of Baroda has the largest number of branches in the abroad.
23. ICICI Bank is the largest Private Sector Bank in India to have Rs. One Trillion Market value. It is the first Universal Bank in
24. Punjab National Bank is the First Indian Bank to have unlimited liability.
25. Union Bank of India was inaugurated by Mahatma Gandhi in 1919.
26. Canara Bank has received ISO 9002 certificate to its one of the branch.
27. SBI is the largest commercial Bank in India, and Government holds 51% of Shares of the SBI.
28. Indian Postal Department has launched a Stamp in the name of the Central Bank of India celebrating its 100 years in 2011.

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