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




Andhra Bank


Where India Banks

Axis Bank


Badhti Ka Naam Zindagi

Bank of Baroda (Vijaya Bank & Dena Bank)


India’s International Bank

Bank of India


Relationship beyond Banking

Bank of Maharashtra


Ek Parivaar, Ek Bank (One Family One Bank)

Bandhan Bank


Aapka Bhala, Sabki Bhalai

Canara Bank (Syndicate Bank)


Together We Can

Central Bank of India


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

Corporation Bank


Prosperity for all

Citi Union Bank

Tamil Nadu

Trust And Excellence since 1904

Dhanlaxmi Bank


Tann Mann Dhan

Federal Bank


Your Perfect Banking Partner



We understand your world



Banking for All, Aao sochein Bada

Indian Bank

(Allahabad Bank)


Your Own Bank, Banking That's Twice As Good

Indian Overseas Bank


Good People to Grow With



Hum hai na, Khayal Apka



Banking Hatke

IndusInd Bank


We Make You Feel Richer

Karnataka Bank


Your Family Bank, Across India.

Karur Vysya Bank

Tamil Nadu

Smart way to Bank

Kotak Mahindra Bank


Let's make money simple

Lakshmi Vilas Bank


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)


Apno ka Bank

State Bank of India


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


Honours Your Trust

Union Bank of India


Good People to Bank with

Yes Bank


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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