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SBI Bank Timings

SBI delivers different products and services that include FDs, savings, loans, and much more. SBI also gives all its clients a digital platform like SBI YONO. Most people still do prefer going to the bank's branch to carry out the transactions. The bank operates from Monday to Saturday, except for the 2nd and the 4th Saturdays of the month.

SBI Bank Timings and SBI Working Hours

The table below displays all of the State Bank of India working hours and timings:

1) SBI Bank Time (Monday to Friday): 

9.00 a.m. - 12.30 p.m.

(Lunch in between)

1.30 p.m. - 3.30 p.m.

2) SBI Bank Time on Saturdays:

9.00 a.m. - 12.30 p.m.

(Lunch In Between)

1.30 p.m. - 3.30 p.m.

3) SBI Saturday Timings (2nd and 4th):

Closed

4) SBI Bank Office Time on Sundays:

Closed

 

SBI Lunch Time

Lunchtime at State Bank of India spreads from branch to bank in different states. The employees will not have a fixed lunch hour because they eat in groups. The typical SBI lunchtime is between 2:30 and 3:00 p.m. Its purpose is to assist customers so they will not have to wait until the State Bank of India Lunchtime is over.

The opening and closing times of the bank's branches could vary based on the locals. Before going to the bank - ring the nearest SBI branch to double-check the timings.

Customers should, however, use SBI Net Banking and SBI Mobile Banking for all financial and non-financial transactions and avoid going to the branch unless essential. Customers visiting the bank are also asked to observe the bank's social distancing and sanitization standards that were set up amid the pandemic.

1) SBI NEFT Time

Every day, according to the RBI, there are 48 half-hourly settlement batches. The first batch will be settled after 00:30 hours, and the last batch will be settled at 00:00 hours.

Account-holders can still use the NEFT mechanism to transfer funds using SBI net-banking/Yono App online. Banks would not charge any fees for transferring payments electronically via the NEFT system, as proposed by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI).

2) SBI RTGS Time

Except on the 2nd and 4th Saturdays, Sundays, and bank holidays, SBI branches offer Real-time Gross Settlement (RTGS) service from 7:00 a.m. to 6 p.m. every day.

The clients of the State Bank of India can use NEFT and RTGS services to send money to another bank or branch. Any SBI account holder can use the SBI net-banking or mobile banking services to transfer funds.

Customers of SBI can also perform offline transfers by visiting their bank branch. However, they must be aware of the SBI Bank Hours. 

According to the RBI, there are 48 half-hourly settlement batches every day. The first batch will be settled after 00:30 hours, and the last batch will be settled at 00:00 hours. With effect from December 2020, the RTGS facility will be available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

 

SBI Bank Details

Here are some of the core details of the State Bank of India throughout India:

1) Branches of SBI: 

There are 22,000 domestic branches.

2) ATMs of SBI:

There are 62,612 ATMs nationwide.

3) SBI Employees:

There are 2,45,642 Employees.

 

SBI Bank Timings - FAQs

What is the SBI opening time?

The SBI Bank opens at 9:00 a.m., and in some major cases, this time could be shifted slightly.

What is the SBI bank closing time?

The SBI bank branches will close at 3:30 p.m.; in some cases, this time could also be extended.

Is the SBI open on Wednesday?

No. On Wednesday, SBI is not closed. On public holidays and Sundays, the bank is normally closed.

When do SBI Bank branches close On Saturdays?

All commercial and public sector banks in the country are closed on the second and fourth Saturdays of each month. If a national holiday falls on the first, third, or fifth Saturday of the month, banks will be closed on that day as well.

Is the SBI Bank closed for lunch?

Employees usually take a break during the lunch period. If you're lucky, an alternate cashier (if one is available) might be able to help you with your questions and provide some financial services during lunch.

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