List of Banks along with their Headquarters and Tagline | General Awareness | RBI Grade B Exam

In all the banking exams including RBI Grade B Exam, RBI Assistants Exam, Insurance exams, IBPS PO, SBI PO, banking awareness is one of the most important components of the General Awareness section. Questions from the bank and their headquarters, tagline, chairman, or recent mergers are always asked.

In this article, we have listed banks and their headquarters along with their tagline for you to learn conveniently. We’ve also shared some tips and hacks to learn them quickly at the end. Do check them out for making your learning fun and efficient.

List of banks and their headquarters | GA for Banking Exams

Banks

Headquarters

Tagline

Andhra Bank

Hyderabad

Where India Banks

Axis Bank

Mumbai

Badhti Ka Naam Zindagi

Bank of Baroda (Vijaya Bank & Dena Bank)

Vadodara

India’s International Bank

Bank of India

Mumbai

Relationship beyond Banking

Bank of Maharashtra

Pune

Ek Parivaar, Ek Bank (One Family One Bank)

Bandhan Bank

Kolkata

Aapka Bhala, Sabki Bhalai

Canara Bank (Syndicate Bank)

Bengaluru

Together We Can

Central Bank of India

Mumbai

Central to You Since 1911, Build a better life around us

Corporation Bank

Mangalore

Prosperity for all

Citi Union Bank

Tamil Nadu

Trust And Excellence since 1904

Dhanlaxmi Bank

Kerala

Tann Mann Dhan

Federal Bank

Kerala

Your Perfect Banking Partner

HDFC Bank

Mumbai 

We understand your world

IDBI Bank

Mumbai

Banking for All, Aao sochein Bada

Indian Bank

(Allahabad Bank)

Chennai

Your Own Bank, Banking That's Twice As Good

Indian Overseas Bank

Chennai

Good People to Grow With

ICICI Bank

Mumbai

Hum hai na, Khayal Apka

IDFC Bank

Mumbai

Banking Hatke

IndusInd Bank

Mumbai

We Make You Feel Richer

Karnataka Bank

Mangaluru 

Your Family Bank, Across India.

Karur Vysya Bank

Tamil Nadu

Smart way to Bank

Kotak Mahindra Bank

Mumbai 

Let's make money simple

Lakshmi Vilas Bank

Chennai 

The Changing Face Of Prosperity

Punjab National Bank (Oriental Bank of Commerce & United Bank of India)

New Delhi

The Name You Can Bank Upon

Punjab & Sind Bank

New Delhi

Where Service is a Way of Life

RBL Bank (Ratnakar)

Mumbai

Apno ka Bank

State Bank of India

Mumbai

The Banker to Every Indian, The Nation Banks on us, A Bank of Common Man, With You all the Way, Pure Banking Nothing Else

Syndicate Bank

Manipal, Karnataka

Faithful and Friendly

South Indian Bank

Thrissur, Kerala

Experience Next Generation Banking

UCO Bank

Kolkata

Honours Your Trust

Union Bank of India

Mumbai

Good People to Bank with

Yes Bank

Mumbai

Experience our expertise

Tricks to learn financial institutions/banks and their headquarters

Here are some tricks that may come handy in order to learn the headquarters quickly. It will also allow you to do calculated guesswork in case you forget the exact answer. Let’s get started:

#1 Trick 1: Financial Institutions with “of India”

All the names of financial institutions that have “of India” at their end have their headquarters in Mumbai. For eg:

  1. Bank of India
  2. Central Bank of India
  3. Union Bank of India
  4. State Bank of India
  5. Reserve Bank of India
  6. Industrial Development Bank of India (IDBI)
  7. Securities and Exchange Board of India

All these financial institutions are headquartered in Mumbai.

#2 Trick 2: Banks with “Punjab”

The bank names having Punjab in their name are headquartered in Delhi. For eg:

  1. Punjab National Bank
  2. Punjab and Sindh Bank

#3 Trick 3: Banks with “Indian”

The bank names that have “Indian” in their name are headquartered in Chennai. For eg:

  1. Indian Bank
  2. Indian Overseas Bank

Public Sector Banks in India

  1. State Bank of India (57.64%)
  2. Punjab National Bank (85.59%)
  3. Bank of Baroda (71.60%)
  4. Canara Bank (78.55%)
  5. Union Bank of India (89.07%)
  6. Punjab & Sind Bank (83.06%)
  7. Indian Bank (88.06%)
  8. Bank of Maharashtra (92.49%)
  9. Bank of India (89.10%)
  10. Central Bank of India (78.55%)
  11. Indian Overseas Bank (95.84%)
  12. UCO Bank (94.44%)

The % figure is the percentage of government shareholding in these banks.

List of Recent Mergers of Public Sector Banks

  1. In April 2019, Vijaya Bank and Dena Bank have merged with Bank of Baroda
  2. The 6 SBI associates and Bhartiya Mahila Bank merged with the State Bank of India
  3. With effect from April 1, 2020, United Bank of India and Oriental Bank of Commerce have merged with Punjab National Bank making it the second-largest public sector bank in India
  4. With effect from April 1, 2020, Syndicate Bank has merged with Canara Bank.
  5. With effect from April 1, 2020, Allahabad Bank has merged with Indian Bank
  6. With effect from April 1, 2020, Andhra Bank and Corporation Bank of India have merged with Union Bank of India.

In this article, we have discussed banks and their headquarters along with their taglines, the new list of public sector banks in India along with the government shareholding percentage and the recent list of mergers of Public Sector banks in India. This is extremely important for all upcoming banking exams. Hence, you should memorize them thoroughly.

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