December 2016
New Year is about the knock the door and you need to welcome the Happy New Year 2017 with loads of happiness and cheerfulness. So, be ready to welcome New Year with new enthusiasm and you need to say goodbye to the previous gone Year with both sorrows and happiness, but just remember the happy moments and carry those happy memories ahead along with us and welcome a new year out loud in the warmth of happiness.

A new year comes with glows of  hopes in our mind. It gives us new confidence and courage for a fresh start & Upcoming Exams. 

Happy New Year 
All the Best for Exams!!!!!!

GOI has introduced a slew of training programs to promote the village and cottage industries on a large scale. Some of the important village/cottage based skill development programs include.

Project Handloom

  • Project handloom was established to promote handloom and domestic industries 
  • Highlights less use of electricity 
  • More focus on incentive schemes 
  • Niche market-based scheme 
  • NIFT to conduct R & D in handloom sector 
  • Estimated to create employment of over than 43 lakh 
  • Collaborating weavers with designers 
  • Reducing unfair trade practices 
  • Adoption of conventional techniques 

Shyama Prasad Mukherjee Rurban Mission

  • Shyama Prasad Mukherjee Rurban Mission includes skill development and economic developmental activities 
  • The mode of delivery preferred would be through PPP 
  • Funds shared on PPP basis 
  • Aims to protect rural habitat 
  • Mitigates the challenges of rural migration and 
  • Hyper-urbanization
  • Trains the rural youth on self-employable skills 


  • USSTAD scheme aims at upgrading the skills in crafts and arts for development 
  • The scheme is targeted only for minority communities 
  • The scheme is implemented by ministry of minority affairs 
  • The scheme envisages to preserve the traditional and ancestral crafts and arts 
  • Craftsmen are trained on these traditional skills 
  • Skill training is offered to artisans, weavers and craftsmen from minority communities 
  • The training is only for people already practising in the field or craftsmen 
  • No fresher training is offered in the scheme 


  • The scheme is implemented by ministry of minority affairs 
  • The main objective of the scheme is to generate employment to youth and extend loans for starting up new businesses 
  • All school drop outs and Madarasa students are eligible for training under this scheme 
  • Scheme covers people in the age group of 17 to 35 from all minority communities 
  • Bridge courses are provided to the trainees to get 10th and 12th certification on distance mode 
  • Trade basis skill training is also provided to the beneficiaries 
  • The training mainly covers courses in four main sectors including engineering, manufacturing, soft skills and services 
  • Avenues are open to continuing or pursue higher education and create employment opportunities in the formal sector 

  • These skill-based training programs are aimed at the uplift of the minority community youth 
  • The youth from minority communities will get into the formal sector through these skill training schemes 
  • GOI has introduced these scheme with a long-term goal of engaging minority youth in formal sector and creating an aversion among the youth to pursue terrorism or other illegal activities 
  • These schemes are considered vital from social perspective and creates employment opportunities for minority students 
  • Schemes like USTTAD aim to revive the traditional crafts and arts practised in the ancient Mughal rule 
  • In this manner, these skill training programs help to protect the ancient and traditional culture and heritage of India 
Overall, the above skill training programs help the rural youth to find new employment avenues in traditional ancient crafts, arts, trade, manufacturing and entrepreneurship 
Directions (Q. 1-5): Find the next number in the following number series.
1. 63,   95,   119,   135,   143,   ?
  • 1) 151
  • 2) 157
  • 3) 162
  • 4) 168
  • 5) None of these

2. 4,   20,   101,   357,   982,   ?
  • 1) 1632
  • 2) 1848
  • 3) 2040
  • 4) 2278
  • 5) 2412

3. 14,   50,   166,   522,   1598,   ?
  • 1) 4832
  • 2) 4834
  • 3) 4836
  • 4) 4838
  • 5) 4840

4. 4830,   4556,   4290,   4032,   3782,   ?
  • 1) 3510
  • 2) 3520
  • 3) 3530
  • 4) 3540
  • 5) 3550

5. 1320,   1313,   1288,   1227,   1106,   ?
  • 1) 875
  • 2) 880
  • 3) 885
  • 4) 890
  • 5) 895

Directions (Q. 6-10): In each of these questions a number series is given. In each series only one number is wrong. Find out the wrong number.
6. 5531,   5506,   5425,   5304,   5135,   4910,   4621
  • 1) 5531
  • 2) 5425
  • 3) 4621
  • 4) 5135
  • 5) 5506

7. 6,   7,   9,   13,   26,   37,   69
  • 1) 7
  • 2) 26
  • 3) 69
  • 4) 37
  • 5) 9

8. 1,   3,   10,   36,   152,   760,   4632
  • 1) 3
  • 2) 36
  • 3) 4632
  • 4) 760
  • 5) 152

9. 4,   3,   9,   34,   96,   219,   435
  • 1) 4
  • 2) 9
  • 3) 34
  • 4) 435
  • 5) 219

10. 157.5,   45,   15,   6,   3,   2,   1
  • 1) 1
  • 2) 2
  • 3) 6
  • 4) 157.5
  • 5) 45

HPPSC Recruitment 2017

Himachal Pradesh PSC invites application for the post of 20 Naib Tehsildar, ‘A’ Class, Class-II (Gazetted) on regular basis in the Department of Revenue, Himachal Pradesh. Apply Online before 18 January 2017.
Advt No. : 15/2016
Job Details :
  • Post Name : Naib Tehsildar
  • No. of Vacancy : 20 Posts
  • Pay Scale : Rs. 10300-34800/-
  • Grade Pay : Rs.4800/-
Eligible Criteria for HPPSC Recruitment :
  • Educational Qualification : Graduate from a recognized University.
  • Nationality : Indian
  • Age Limit : 21 to 45 years as on 18.01.2017
Job Location : Himachal Pradesh
Selection Process : Selection will be based on Screening Test/Examination/Interview/Personality Test.
Application Fee : Candidates belonging to General / Unreserved Category have to pay Rs. 400/- and Rs.100/- for S.C. / S.T. / OBC of H.P.  through e-challan or ‘e-Payment’.
How to Apply HPPSC Vacancy : Interested Candidates may apply Online through website on or before 18.01.2017.
Important Dates to Remember :
  • Last Date For Submission Of Online Application : 18.01.2017
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Jammu & Kashmir Police invites applications for the post of 658 Sub-Inspector in (Executive/Armed) Wings of J&K Police. Apply before 30 days after the activation of link which will be notified separately in the second week of January 2017.
Job Details :
  • Post Name : Sub-Inspector in (Executive/Armed)
  • No of Vacancy : 658 Posts (Executive – 482 Posts/Armed – 176 Posts)
  • Pay Scale : Rs. 9300-34800/-
  • Grade Pay : Rs. 4240/-
Eligibility Criteria for JK Police Recruitment :  
  • Educational Qualification : Graduate in any discipline, from a recognized University.
  • Nationality : Indian
  • Age Limits : 18 to 28 years as on 01.01.2016
Job Location: Jammu & Kashmir
Selection Process: Candidates will be selected based on written test, physical endurance test, physical standard test, medical examination.
Application Fee : Candidates have to Pay Rs. 300/- through online or use the services of Common Service Centers & in case of non availability of online payment facility, deposit through Bank Challan.
How to Apply JK Police Vacancy : Interested candidates may Apply Online through the website from the second week of January 2017.
Important Dates to Remember:
  • Starting Date for Submission of Online Application : the second week of January 2017
  • Last Date for Submission of Online Application : Not Specified
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DMRC Recruitment 2017

Noida Metro Rail Corporation  Limited invites Application for the post of 745 Junior Engineer, Station Controller/ Train Operator, Maintainer & Various Vacancies. Apply Online before 28 January 2017.
Advt. No. : NMRC / OM / HR /I/ 2016
Job Details :
  • Post Name : Junior Engineer
  • No of Vacancy : 160 Posts
  • Pay Scale : Rs. 13500-25520/-
  • Post Name : Station Controller/ Train Operator
  • No of Vacancy : 194 Posts
  • Pay Scale : Rs. 13500-25520/-
  • Post Name : Maintainer
  • No of Vacancy : 311 Posts
  • Pay Scale : Rs. 8000-14140/-

Eligibility Criteria  for DMRC Recrutiment :

  • Educational Qualification : 
  • For Station Controller/ Train Operator : Three years Engineering Diploma in Electrical/Electronic or equivalent or BSC Hons in (Physics/Chemistry/Maths) or BSc (Physics/Chemistry/Maths) from a Govt. recognized University/Institute.
  • For Junior Engineer : Three years Engineering Diploma in Electrical/Electronics/Electronics & Communication/Mechanical/Civil/equivalent trade from a Govt. recognized University/Institute
  • For Maintainer : ITI (NCVT/SCVT) in specific trade.
  • Nationality : Indian

Age limit for DMRC Recrutiment : As on 01.07.2016

  • For Station Controller/JE : 18 to 28 years
  • For Maintainer : 18 to 25 years

Age Relaxations for DMRC Recrutiment : : 

  • For SC/ST : 05 years
  • For OBC : 03 Posts
  • For PWD : 10 years
Job Location : Delhi

Selection Process for DMRC Recrutiment :

Selection will be made on Written Test, Personal Interview, Medical Test & Psycho Test.

Application Fee : UR & OBC (including Ex-servicemen) candidates have to pay Rs. 400/-  and Rs. 150/- for SC/ST/PWD candidates through State Bank of India (SBI) Challan.

How to Apply DMRC Vacancy :

Interested candidates may apply Online through the website form 05.11.2016 to 28.01.2017.

Important Dates to Remember :
  • Starting Date for Submission of Online Application : 05.11.2016
  • Last Date for Submission of Online Application : 28.01.2017
  • Date of Application Fee at Bank : 07.11.2016 to 31.01.2017

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced a string of schemes for the poor, farmers and senior citizens during his New Year eve speech and also appealed politicians to work together for country's development.


  1. PM Modi announces a string of schemes for poor, farmers in New Year speech.
  2. PM thanks people for cooperation to his demonetisation move.
  3. Leaders should shun their holier-than-thou attitude: PM Modi.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the nation today, his first since the November 8 demonetisation announcement. In his televised address on New Year's eve, the Prime Minister thanked and praised the people for their cooperation for 'supporting' the government's of banning the circulation of old Rs 500, 1000.

PM Modi also announced a slew of sops for the poor, middle-class, farmers and senior citizens. He also appealed political parties to shun their ' holier-than-thou attitude' and work for the development of the country together.

The PM has come under heavy fire from the Opposition for his move, however, he promised that disruptions caused by demonestisation would ease out in 50 days. "I always said that the Government's measure will bri ng a degree of inconvenience but this short term pain will pave way for long term gains," he said while asking people to support him in the fight against black money and corruption.

"India's 1.25 billion citizens, however, have welcomed it wholeheartedly and supported it even in the face of great personal difficulties, intuitively understanding its impact and importance," he said.


  • Political parties should shun holier-than-thou attitude, says PM Modi.
  • Scheme for senior citizens: For 10 years up to Rs 7.5 lakh senior citizens will be capped at 8 per cent. So that lower deposit rates don't hurt: PM Modi
  • Government to bear 60 days interest on farm loans taken from District Cooperative Central Bank.
  • Small scale and medium enterprises play important role in increasing job opportunities. Credit guarantees by government increased to Rs 2 crore.
  • In next months, three crore Kisan Credit Cards to be converted to RUPAY card.
  • In 2017, if poor people want to expand their homes, they will be given Rs 2 lakh at an interest rate of 3 per cent less than normal: PM Modi
  • In 2017, 4 per cent rebate on interest on Rs 9 lakh loan, 3 per cent rebate on interest rate on Rs 12 lakh loan taken for construction of house.
  • PM Modi announced new housing loan schemes.
  • There will be long term benefits if banks start thinking of the welfare of people beyond their traditional customers.
  • Banks have never had so much money in their systems ever before. Banks should start thinking about the poor, middle class and the lower-middle class.
  • Some banks and some people were involved in serious corruption and they will not be spared.
  • A balance has to be brought between cash in the system and being cashless.
  • All concerned people are directed to restore normalcy in banking system, particularly in rural and far flung areas, to end difficulties of people.
  • The law will come down hard against corruption. This government is a friend of the honest and an enemy of the dishonest.
  • In past few years Rs 1000, 500 notes were being used in parallel economy.
  • People of India were waiting for an opportunity to end this struggle against corruption.
  • No country has as much cash as our system had.
  • High denomination notes were increasing flow of black money and increasing black marketing in the economy.
  • The officials have been told to concentrate on improving the banking facilities especially in rural and distant places across the country.
  • The problems which the people have faced for the betterment of the country is an example in itself.
  • After Diwali, our country took an important decision to curb black money which will have long term benefits.
  • Overwhelmed by people's support. This 'Shuddhi Yagna' we began had the people's support.
  • Demonetisation a historical Shuddhi Yagna: Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
  • PM Modi will address the nation 7.30 pm, says BJP in a tweet.

Anil Baijal Takes Oath As Delhi Lt Governor

  • Former bureaucrat Anil Baijal has taken oath as the Lieutenant Governor of Delhi on 31 December 2016.
  • Anil Baijal is a retired Indian Administrative Service officer and is the 21st Lieutenant Governor of Delhi.His appointment came after Najeeb Jung's sudden resignation from the post.

Cash withdrawal limit from ATMs increased to Rs 4,500 per day

  • In a major relief for the common man, Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has increased the daily limit of ATM withdrawal to Rs 4500 from current Rs 2500 with effective from January 1st, 2017
  • RBI in anotification issued stated that there has been no change in the weekly withdrawal limit, which stands at Rs 24,000, including from ATM, for individuals and Rs 50,000 in case of small traders.
  • It further said such disbursals will predominantly be in the denomination of Rs 500.

PM launches Mobile App-BHIM for Aadhaar-based digital payment

  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi has launched a mobile app Bharat Interface for Money, BHIM to facilitate digital cash transactions with only a thumb print after the bank account is linked with Aadhaar gateway. 
  • Addressing Digi Dhan Mela at Talkatora stadium in New Delhi, Mr Modi said, payments through the new system can be made by just a thumb impression. 
  • He said, the new indigenously developed payment app BHIM has been named after the main architect of Indian constitution, Dr B R Ambedkar.

India, Singapore sign 3rd protocol for amending DTAA

  • India and Singapore have amended the Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement (DTAA) for the avoidance of double taxation and prevention of fiscal evasion with respect to taxes on income, by signing a Third Protocol on 30th December 2016.
  • This is in line with India’s treaty policy to prevent double non-taxation, curb revenue loss and check the menace of black money through automatic exchange of information, as reflected in India’s recently revised treaties with Mauritius and Cyprus and the joint declaration signed with Switzerland.

General Bipin Rawat takes over as next Chief of Army Staff

  • General Bipin Rawat elected as the next Chief of Army Staff. General Rawat has tremendous hands on experience of serving in combat areas, and at various functional levels in the Indian Army over the last three decades.
  • ii. He has handled various operational responsibilities in many areas, including along the LoC with Pakistan, the LAC with China, and in the North-East.

Maharashtra sanctions Rs 2 crore for district-level sports complexes

  • Maharashtra government has sanctioned disbursement of two crore rupees for the district-level sports complexes for which Sports training department of every district will be disbursing the funds. 
  • Education and sports department issued a government resolution  for sanctioned amount would be the same is Rs 5.06 crore, out of which 1.95 crore rupees had been sanctioned for disbursement.

SP chief Mulayam Singh expels UP chief minister Akhilesh Yadav, Ram Gopal Yadav from the party for 6 years

  • Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav has expelled his son and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav for six years for alleged anti-party activities, putting the state ruling party on the brink of a split ahead of assembly elections next year. 
  • Also expelled for six years on the same grounds is the patriarch's cousin Ram Gopal Yadav, a Rajya Sabha member. 
  • The rift in the party — with Mulayam and brother Shivpal Yadav on one side against the chief minister and Ram Gopal had come to the fore after separate election candidate lists were released by both camps. 

V K Sasikala takes charge as AIADMK General Secretary

  • In Tamil Nadu, V K Sasikala has taken charge as  All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) general secretary.
  • She is the sixth person and the second woman to hold the post. 
  • Sasikala Natarajan is a close confidante of Jayalalithaa, the late Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu.

RBI extends period of enhanced Prepaid Payment Instruments limit

  • Reserve Bank of India has extended the period of enhanced Prepaid Payment Instruments (PPI) limit of Rs 20,000 as part of efforts to promote digital payments. 
  • Keeping in view that Bank is undertaking a comprehensive review of the guidelines and framework for PPI issuance in the country, it has been decided to extend the measures till the completion of review of the PPI guidelines.

State Bank of India ties up with 

  • State Bank of India the country’s largest bank has tied up with online classifieds portal, to conduct joint marketing activites and help rejuvenate the real estate sector. To kick start the MOU, SBI and Magicbricks are launching the 'Seal the Deal' campaign. 
  • Under Seal The Deal, SBI and Magicbricks will be hosting a mega online property show for SBI Approved Projects. This will be the first housing carnival in the industry at this scale. 

Mother Dairy launches Aadhar-enabled payment system at booths

  • To promote cash less transactions, Mother Dairy Fruit & Vegetable Pvt Ltd today introduced Aadhar enabled payment system in more than 1,000 milk booths and ‘Safal’ retail stores. 
  • This service would now be available in addition to the existing modes like E-wallets and SmartChange Cards.

Narinder Batra resign's as IOA associate VP

  • i.Senior functionary Narinder Batra has resigned as the associate vice-president of the Indian Olympic Association as a mark of protest against the IOA for not taking back its decision to appoint scam-tainted Suresh Kalmadi and Abhay Singh Chautala as honorary life presidents.
  • ii.Strongly expressing his reservations over the appointments, Batra, who recently became the International Hockey Federation (FIH) president, said he was strongly against the backdoor entry of Kalmadi and Chautala in the IOA.

World's highest bridge opens in China

  • i.The world's highest bridge has opened to traffic in China, connecting two provinces in the mountainous southwest and reducing travel times by as much as three-quarters.
  • ii.The Beipanjiang Bridge soars 565 metres (1,854 feet) above a river and connects the two mountainous provinces of Yunnan and Guizhou.

Romania's president appoints Sorin Grindeanu as the new Rome PM

  • i.Romania's president Klaus Iohannis has appointed Sorin Grindeanu as the country's new prime minister, the president's office announced. 
  • ii.Grindeanu was proposed for the position by a government coalition comprising election winners Social Democrat Party (PSD) and junior partner Liberal-Democrat Alliance (ALDE). 
  • iii.The president signed the decree of Grindeanu's appointment.

India Today poll: Virat Kohli voted India's Sportsperson of 2016

  • i.Test captain Virat Kohli has emerged as India's Sportsperson of the Year 2016 in a poll conducted by India .
  • ii. Kohli, with 44.18% votes, pipped badminton ace PV Sindhu (31.51%) for the top spot while star all-rounder Ravichandran Ashwin came third with 13.83% of the votes.
  • ii.Even though Kohli won the poll this year, all the six sportspersons who were a part of this poll were winners in their own rights

Kush Bhagat creates history in UAE tourney, wins 3 gold medals in chess championship

  • i.Creating history, Mumbai prodigy Kush Bhagat has won all three gold medals on offer in the 1st Western Asia Youth Chess Championships. 
  • ii.The event held at Al Ain Chess Club in UAE, he has reigned supreme in all the three categories - rapid, blitz and standard. 
1. Which of the following NASA missions now holds the Guinness World Record for highest altitude (70,006.4 km) fix of a GPS signal?
1) Cassini–Huygens
2) Galileo
3) Juno
4) Mars Science Laboratory (MSL)
5) Magnetospheric Multiscale mission (MMS)
2. The world’s first hydrogen-powered, zero-emission passenger train named Coradia iLint was unveiled recently in
1) France
2) Germany
3) Spain
4) China
5) Japan
3. Which of the following countries recently said that four rupee-denominated bonds worth a total of about $748 mn are expected to be listed in its capital city in the next three months?
1) UK
2) US
3) Australia
4) Germany
5) Japan
4. Which of the following public sector banks appointed Ratnesh Kumar as Managing Director and CEO of its wholly-owned investment banking subsidiary recently?
1) Bank of India
2) Bank of Baroda
3) State Bank of India
4) Punjab National Bank
5) Canara Bank
5. Sheikh Rached Ghannouchi is one of the four prominent personalities conferred with the prestigious 39th Jamnalal Bajaj Foundation Awards for 2016. He hails from
1) Kenya
2) Nigeria
3) Tunisia
4) Egypt
5) Suriname
6. The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) recently issued clarifications on hedging of currency for ECBs in a notification on its website. The term ECB stands for
1) External Commodity Borrowing
2) External Confidential Borrowing
3) External Continental Borrowing
4) External Commercial Borrowing
5) External Collateral Borrowing
7. The Army recently completed laying an irrigation pipeline for residents of villages in the Demchok region in which state despite a face-off with Chinese troops?
1) Sikkim
2) Arunachal Pradesh
3) Himachal Pradesh
4) Uttarakhand
5) Jammu and Kashmir
8. The govt recently launched Pradhan Mantri Surakshit Matritva Abhiyan (PMSMA). Which of the following is NOT correct about the scheme?
1) It will provide healthy life to pregnant women.
2) It is applicable for all pregnant women.
3) It will provide free tests like blood pressure, sugar level, weight, haemoglobin test.
4) Women will be marked differently using coloured stickers based on their health problems.
5) None of these
9. India and which country signed two MoUs on the Ease of Doing Business and on intellectual Property Rights recently during its PM Theresa May’s recent visit to New Delhi?
1) Australia
2) New Zealand
3) UK
4) Austria
5) Sweden
10. PM Narendra Modi announced, in a surprise address to the nation, that the banknotes of certain denominations will cease to be legal tender from 8 Nov midnight. These notes are
1) Rs 2000
2) Rs 1000
3) Rs 500
4) All the above
5) Only 2) and 3)
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SSC (Staff Selction Commission) has released the official Notification for the Recruitment to the post of Multi Tasking (Non-Technical) Staff in Different States and Union Territories 2016.

Post Name : Multi Tasking (Non-Technical) Staff

  • No of Vacancy : 8300 Posts
  • Pay Scale : Rs.5200-20200/-
  • Grade Pay : Rs.1800/-

Region Wise Vacancies for SSC Multi Tasking (Non-Technical) Staff

  1. CR : 325 Posts
  2. ER : 634 Posts
  3. KKR : 666 Posts
  4. NR : 3186 Posts
  5. NER : 226 Posts
  6. NWR : 534 Posts
  7. MPR : 536 Posts
  8. SR : 705 Posts
  9. WR : 1488 Posts
Date of Advertisement: 31.12.2016

Starting Date of Application : 31.12.2016

Closing Date: 30.01.2017

Date of Examination: 16.04.2017, 30.04.2017, 07.05.2017

Age Limit for SSC MTS Multi Tasking (Non-Technical) Staff:

- 18-25 years as on 01.08.2017

Education Qualification for SSC MTS Multi Tasking (Non-Technical) Staff

-Must have passed Matriculation Examination OR equivalent from a recognized Board.

Salary of SSC MTS Multi Tasking (Non-Technical) Staff

-Pay Band-1( 5200- 20200/-) + Grade Pay 1800/-,(Revised Pay Scale after 7th CPC Pay Matrix Level – 01)

Application Fee & Mode of Payment : Rs. 100 (One hundred only) – Online

SSC MTS Multi Tasking (Non-Technical) Staff Exam Pattern

Written Examination will consist of (Paper-I) objective type paper and (Paper-II) descriptive type as shown below :

Note :
  • Paper-II will only be of qualifying nature and is intended to test elementary language skills in view of re-categorization of the post as Group-C and in view of job requirements.
  • Candidates will be shortlisted or the Paper-II on the basis of their performance in Paper-I. Paper-II will only of qualifying nature.
  • The cut-offs in Paper-I and qualifying marks in Paper-II may be different for vacancies in each State/UT will be fixed at the discretion of the Commission.
  • Candidates for each State/UT will be finally selected based on their performance in Paper-I, subject to their meeting basic qualifying standards fixed in Paper-II.

Year / DateBank
1786General Bank of India (First bank established in India)
1790Bank Of Hindustan which lasted until. 1832.
1839Union Bank
02 June 1806Bank of Calcutta
15th April 1840Bank of Bombay
01st July 1843Bank of Madras
1863Bank of Upper India
1865Allahabad Bank
1881Oudh Commercial Bank
19th May 1894Punjab National Bank
1895Punjab National Bank In Lahore
1904City Union Bank
1906Bank of India
12-Mar-06Corporation Bank
15th August 1907Indian Bank
1908Bank of Baroda
01st July 1906Canara Hindu Permanent Fund (Renamed as Canara Bank in 1910)
21st December 1911Central Bank of India
1916Karur Vysya Bank
11-Nov-19Union Bank of India
26th November 1920Catholic Syrian Bank
1921Imperial Bank of India by merger of three presidency banks.
11th May 1921Tamilnad Mercantile Bank Limited
1923Andhra Bank
1924Karnataka Bank Limited
1925Syndicate Bank
1926Lakshmi Vilas Bank Limited
1927Dhanlaxmi Bank Ltd
1929South Indian Bank Limited
23rd October, 1931Vijaya Bank
1934Reserve Bank of India
16th Sept 1935Bank of Maharashtra
1937Indian Overseas Bank
1938Jammu & Kashmir Bank
26th May 1938Dena Bank
19th February 1943Oriental Bank of Commerce
1943UCO Bank
1943United Bank of India
1945Federal Bank Limited
1954Nainital Bank Limited
1955State Bank of India (Imperial Bank of India renamed as SBI)
1985Kotak Mahindra Bank
1994UTI Bank (Now Axis Bank)
Aug-94HDFC Bank
1996ICICI Bank
2003Yes Bank
2013Bhartiya Mahila Bank