What is Bank IFSC CODE
The Indian Financial System Code (IFSC) is an alphanumeric code that uniquely
identifies a Bank-Branch participating in the two main Electronic Funds
Settlement Systems in India: the Real Time Gross Settlement (RTGS) and the
National Electronic Funds Transfer (NEFT) systems. IFSC is used by the NEFT &
RTGS systems to route the messages to the destination banks / branches.
Bank-wise list of IFSCs is available with all the bank-branches participating in
interbank Electronic Funds Transfer. List of bank-branches participating in
NEFT/RTGS and their IFSCs is available on the website of RBI &
www.ifscswiftcodes.com also. IFSC Code consists of 11 Characters: (ex.
IFSC Code Bank
- First 4 characters represent the entity (BBBBxxxxxxx)
- Fifth position has been defaulted with a '0' (Zero) for future use
- Last 6 character denotes the branch identity (xxxxx010476)
IFSC Code Bank used the RTGS & IFSC Code Bank used NEFT finance transfer
systems. IFSCCode Bank are provided by RBI. IFSC Code is identifying Bank
branches participating in online fund transfers. IFSCcode Bank is unique for
How to use IFSC Code Bank for NEFT & RTGS fund transfer
To do online fund transfer the IFSC Code Bank is required. list of Bank IFSC
Codes provided respective Bank Branchs. This information can also be used to do online banking. Online mode of payments can be used for transactions like insurance
premium payments, Mobile bill payments, Bus and Train ticket booking, flight
tickets booking, online shopping, loan emi payments, online Share/equity Trading
a/c Fund Transfer, buying mutual funds, bonds and more...
What is Bank BSR Code
Basic Statistical Return (BSR) Income Tax Department's initiative to receive information and maintain records of tax paid through banks through online upload of challan details is named as OLTAS (Online Tax Accounting System).
The collecting bank branch will put a rubber stamp on the challan and its counterfoil indicating a unique Challan Identification Number (CIN) comprising of seven digit BSR Code allotted by RBI to that bank branch, the date of deposit (dd/ mm/ yy i.e. six digits), and the challan serial number in 5 digits. CIN will, therefore, be unique for each challan through out the country and will be used for identifying the challan in the OLTAS.
The Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (SWIFT) (also
known as ISO 9362, SWIFT-BIC, BIC code, SWIFT ID or SWIFT code) is a standard
format of Business Identifier Codes approved by the International Organization
for Standardization (ISO). It is a unique identification code for both financial
and non-financial institutions. (When assigned to a non-financial institution, a
code may also be known as a Business Entity Identifier or BEI.) These codes are
used when transferring money between banks, particularly for international wire
transfers, and also for the exchange of other messages between banks. The codes
can sometimes be found on account statements. SWIFT and BIC codes are basically
The SWIFT code is 8 or 11 characters,
- BBBB 4 letters: Institution Code or bank code.
- US 2 letters: ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 country code
- 3M 2 letters or digits: location code
- If the second character is "0", then it is typically a test BIC as opposed
to a BIC used on the live network.
- If the second character is "1", then it denotes a passive participant in the
- If the second character is "2", then it typically indicates a reverse
billing BIC, where the recipient pays for the message as opposed to the more
usual mode whereby the sender pays for the message.
- XXX 3 letters or digits: branch code, optional ('XXX' for primary office)
Where an 8-digit code is given, it may be assumed that it refers to the primary
SWIFT Code Bank
SWIFT Code Bank used to Transfer fund to International banks. SWIFTCode Bank are
provide the broadest coverage of national bank identifiers. SWIFT Code is
identifying Bank Country branches. SWIFT Code Bank is unique for each branch.