First Bank in India – GK Questions from Banking Sector

First Bank in India. GK Questions from Banking Sector. Questions from First Bank in India.

  • First Bank in India was Bank of Hindusthan established in 1779.
  • Banking Concept was brought in India by – European.
  • First Presidency Bank of India – Bank of Calcutta established in 1806 and immediately became Bank of Bengal
  • The first bank of India with limited liability to be managed by Indian board was Oudh Commercial Bank. It was established in 1881.
  • The first bank purely managed by Indian was Punjab National Bank. PNB was established in Lahore in 1895.
  • First Indian Commercial Bank wholly managed and owned by Indian was – Central Bank of India, established in 1911.
  • First Governor of RBI : Mr. Osborne Smith
  • First Indian governor of RBI : Mr. C D Deshmukh
  • First Bank to introduce saving Bank in India – Presidency bank in 1830
  • First Bank to Introduce Cheque system in India – Bengal Bank 1784
  • First Bank to introduce Credit Card in India – Central Bank of India
  • First Joint Stock Bank of British India : Bank of Calcutta
  • First Joint Stock Bank of India : Allahabad Bank
  • Oldest Public Bank in India : Allahabad Bank
  • First nationalized bank to merge with another bank – New Bank of India in 1993 (merged with Punjab National Bank)
  • India’s first truly Swadeshi bank was – Central bank of India
  • First Indian bank to open a branch outside India is – Bank of India (In 1946)
  • First Indian bank to open a branch in Continental Europe at Paris is Bank of India
  • Which of the following was the first public sector commercial bank which had launched a mutual fund? – State Bank of India
  • Which of the following bank became the first in India to be fully computerized? – Bank of India
  • First Indian Bank to get ISO certification – Canara Bank
  • First bank in India to introduce ATM – HSBC
  • First ATM was Installed in Kolkata by HSBC in the year 1987.
  • First Foreign Bank in India – HSBC
  • First Universal Bank in India- ICICI Bank.
  • First Indian bank to Introduce internet banking – ICICI bank.
  • First bank in India listed in New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) – ICICI Bank.
  • First bank in India to facilitate payment of Income tax using ATM recently? – Union Bank of India
  • First cooperative bank in Asia? – Anyonya Co-operative Bank.
  • First Regional Rural Bank – Prathama Grameen Bank (Sponsored by Syndicate Bank)
  • First Indian Bank started with Indian capital /indigenous Bank of India : Punjab National Bank
  • First Bank in India to launch Talking ATMs for differently-able person? – Union Bank of India.
  • First Bank in India to launch it’s own Payment Aggregators – State Bank of India. (SBIePay).
  • Country’s first all woman bank – Bhartiya Mahila Bank.
  • First Payment Bank in India – Airtel Payment Bank
  • First Fully digital branch by – CANDI by Canara Bank (1st branch at Bangalore)

Last Updated: 31/07/2017

4 thoughts on “First Bank in India – GK Questions from Banking Sector

  1. I read out i find this is very usefull for all those candidate who r prepairing for bank PO clerck… and so on competative entrance

  2. Very useful

  3. excellent chronicle of events… please publish 1st events of the banks in the world.

  4. yogesh kumar maurya says:

    Indian first bank 1881 avadh commercial bank

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