TNPSC - General Studies for Commerce

TNPSC - General Studies for Commerce 
  1. Banking Concept was brought in India by – European.
  2. First Bank in India  was Bank of Hindusthan established in 1779.
  3. First Presidency Bank of India – Bank of Calcutta established in 1806 and immediately became Bank of Bengal
  4. First bank of India with limited liability to be managed by Indian board was Oudh Commercial Bank. It was established in 1881.
  5. First bank purely managed by Indian was Punjab National Bank. PNB was established in Lahore in 1895.
  6. First Indian Commercial Bank wholly managed and owned by Indian was – Central Bank of India, established in 1911.
  7. First Indian bank to open a branch outside India is – Bank of India
  8. First Indian bank to open a branch in Continental Europe at Paris is Bank of India
  9. First cooperative bank in Asia? – Anyonya Co­operative Bank.
  10. First Indian Bank to get ISO certification – Canara Bank
  11. First bank in India to introduce ATM – HSBC
  12. First Foreign Bank in India – HSBC
  13. First Universal Bank in India­ ICICI Bank.
  14. First Indian bank to Introduce internet banking – ICICI bank.
  15. First bank in India listed in New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) – ICICI Bank.
  16. First bank in India to facilitate payment of Income tax using ATM recently? –Union Bank of India
  17. First Bank in India to launch Talking ATMs for differently­able person? – Union Bank of India.
  18. First Bank in India to launch it’s own Payment Aggregators – State Bank of India.(SBIePay).
  19. Country’s first all woman bank – Bhartiya Mahila Bank.
  20. Which of the following was the first public sector commercial bank which had launched a mutual fund? – State Bank of India
  21. Which of the following bank became the first in India to be fully computerized? – Bank of India
  22. India’s first truly Swadeshi bank was – Central bank of India
  23. In 1969 the Indian government nationalised 14 major private banks. 
  24. In 1980, 6 more private banks were nationalised
Public-sector banks
There are currently 27 public sector banks in India out of which 19 are nationalised banks and 6 are SBI and its associate banks, and rest two are IDBI Bank and Bharatiya Mahila Bank, which are categorised as other public sector banks. There are total 93 commercial banks in India

State Bank and its associates
  • State Bank of India
  • State Bank of Bikaner and Jaipur
  • State Bank of Hyderabad
  • State Bank of Mysore
  • State Bank of Patiala
  • State Bank of Travancore
List of Nationalised Banks
  1. Allahabad Bank
  2. Andhra Bank
  3. Bank of India
  4. Bank of Baroda
  5. Bank of Maharashtra
  6. Canara Bank
  7. Central Bank of India
  8. Corporation Bank
  9. Dena Bank
  10. Indian Bank
  11. Indian Overseas Bank
  12. Oriental Bank of Commerce
  13. Punjab & Sindh Bank
  14. Punjab National Bank
  15. Syndicate Bank
  16. UCO Bank
  17. Union Bank of India
  18. United Bank of India
  19. Vijaya Bank
Other Public Sector Banks
  1. IDBI Bank
  2. Bharatiya Mahila Bank
List of Private-Sector Banks
  1. Axis Bank
  2. Bandhan Bank[3]
  3. Catholic Syrian Bank
  4. City Union Bank
  5. Dhanlaxmi Bank
  6. DCB Bank
  7. Federal Bank
  8. HDFC Bank
  9. HSBC Bank
  10. ICICI Bank
  11. IDFC Bank
  12. Karnataka Bank
  13. IndusInd Bank
  14. Jammu and Kashmir Bank
  15. Karur Vysya Bank
  16. Kotak Mahindra Bank[4]
  17. Lakshmi Vilas Bank
  18. Nainital Bank
  19. RBL Bank
  20. South Indian Bank
  21. Yes bank
  22. Citi Bank
List of State Cooperative Banks (State Cooperative Banks (SCBs) 
  1. Andaman and Nicobar State Co-operative Bank
  2. Andhra Pradesh State Co-operative Bank
  3. Arunachal Pradesh State Co-operative Apex Bank
  4. Assam Co-operative Apex Bank
  5. Bihar State Co-operative Bank
  6. Bharat Co-operative Bank
  7. Chandigarh State Co-operative Bank
  8. Chhattisgarh Rajya Sahakari Bank Maryadit
  9. Delhi State Co-operative Bank
  10. Goa State Co-operative Bank
  11. Gujarat State Co-operative Bank
  12. Gujarat State Co-operative Agriculture & Rural Development Bank
  13. Haryana State Co-opertive Apex Bank
  14. Himachal Pradesh State Co-operative Bank
  15. Jammu and Kashmir State Co-operative Bank
  16. Jharkhand State Co-operative Bank
  17. Karnataka State Co-operative Apex Bank
  18. Kerala State Co-operative Bank
  19. Madhya Pradesh Rajya Sahakari Bank Maryadit
  20. Mogaveera Co-operative Bank
  21. Maharashtra State Co-operative Bank
  22. Manipur State Co-operative Bank
  23. Meghalaya Co-operative Apex Bank
  24. Mizoram Co-operative Apex Bank
  25. Nagaland State Co-operative Bank
  26. Orissa State Co-operative Bank
  27. Pondichery State Co-operative Bank
  28. Punjab State Co-operative Bank
  29. Rajasthan State Co-operative Bank
  30. Sikkim State Co-operative Bank
  31. The Tamil Nadu State Apex Co-operative Bank
  32. Telangana State Co-Operative Apex Bank Limited
  33. Tripura State Co-operative Bank
  34. Uttar Pradesh Co-operative Bank
  35. Uttarakhand State Co-operative Bank
  36. West Bengal State Co-operative Bank
  37. Tumkur Grain Merchant's Co-operative Bank
  38. Nagpur Nagrik Sahakari Bank Limited
List of foreign banks in India as on December 31st, 2015 
  1. Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Ltd., Australia
  2. Commonwealth Bank of Australia, Australia
  3. National Australia Bank , Australia
  4. Westpac Banking Corporation, Australia
  5. Bank of Bahrain & Kuwait BSC, Bahrain
  6. AB Bank Ltd, Bangladesh
  7. Sonali Bank Ltd. Bangladesh
  8. KBC Bank NV Belgium 
  9. Bank of Nova Scotia Canada 3
  10. Industrial & Commercial Bank of China Ltd.China
  11. BNP Paribas France
  12. Credit Agricole Corporate & Investment Bank, France
  13. Societe Generale France 
  14. Deutsche Bank Germany
  15. HSBC Ltd Hong Kong 
  16. Bank Internasional Indonesia Indonesia
  17. Mizuho Bank Ltd. Japan 5
  18. Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation, Japan
  19. The Bank of Tokyo- Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd., Japan 
  20. SBM Bank(Mauritius) Ltd Mauritius 
  21. Rabobank International Netherlands
  22. The Royal Bank of Scotland N.V., Netherlands 
  23. Doha Bank Qatar 
  24. JSC VTB Bank Russia 
  25. Sberbank Russia 
  26. DBS Bank Ltd. Singapore 
  27. United Overseas Bank Ltd Singapore 
  28. FirstRand Bank Ltd South Africa 
  29. Shinhan Bank South Korea
  30. Woori Bank South Korea 
  31. Korea Exchange Bank South Korea 
  32. Industrial Bank of Korea South Korea
  33. Bank of Ceylon Sri Lanka 
  34. Credit Suisse A.G Switzerland 
  35. UBS AG Switzerland 
  36. CTBC Bank Co., Ltd. Taiwan
  37. Krung Thai Bank Public Co. Ltd. Thailand
  38. Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank Ltd.UAE 
  39. Mashreq Bank PSC UAE 
  40. National Bank of Abu Dhabi PJSC, UAE 
  41. Barclays Bank Plc. United Kingdom 
  42. Standard Chartered Bank United Kingdom 
  43. American Express Banking Corporation, USA 
  44. Bank of America USA 
  45. Citibank N.A. USA 
  46. J.P. Morgan Chase Bank N.A. USA