SBI Material, Important Questions & Points to Remember


SBI, State bank of India, is an Indian multinational, Public Sector Bank and Financial Services Company. SBI is Government bank with head quarters at Mumbai. State bank of India has more than 14000 branches across the world and it has assets of more than 2048080 crores. SBI has its branches in 36 courtiers. SBI was founded in 1806 with the name of bank of Calcutta. After that bank of Madras, bank of Calcutta and bank of Bombay merged and formed Imperial bank of India. Government of India owned Imperial bank of India and renamed it as State bank of India in 1955.

Name: State bank of India

Founded on: 2nd June 1806 (bank oh Calcutta), 27 January 1921 (Imperial bank of India) and 1st July 1955 (State bank of India)

Head Quarters: Mumbai

Number of Employees: 222,033 (2014)


State Bank of India Associate Banks:

State Bank of India have 5 Associate banks. Check out them and its head quarters here.

  • State Bank of Bikaner and Jaipur – (Jaipur)
  • State Bank of Hyderabad – (Hyderabad)
  • State Bank of Mysore – (Bangalore)
  • State Bank of Patiala – (Patiala)
  • State Bank of Travancore – (Poojappura, Thiruvananthapuram)

List of Awards

  • The Banker (1) in the year 2009
  • IDRBT (3)
  • D & B Polaris (1)
  • SKOCH (3)
  • EDGE AWARD (2)
  • Asia’s best CSR Practices Awards 2013-Singapore
  • Asian BFSI Awards 2013- Dubai
  • India’s Most Ethical Companies awards 2013
  • Asian Green Future Leadership Awards 2013
  • Best Public Sector Bank Award 2013
  • Won national award in the year 2012 for Prime Minister’s Employment Generation Programme (PMEGP) scheme
  • Technology of the year by the IBA banking technology awards
  • Best online banking award in 2010 by IBA
  • Best rural banking initiative and best IT architecture
  • THE BEST BANK in cash management services in Asia
  • Pegasus Corporate Social Responsibility Award 2007

Points Remember about SBI

Number of Branches: 15,869

Number of ATMS: 51,491

First Women Chair Person: Arundhati Bhattacharya

Savings accounts: 175 million

World Rank: 60