The SBI Bank is taking the necessary precautionary measures to curb the spread of the coronavirus by changing their timings. The bank branches are operating in a staggered manner to serve the customers as far as possible even during these difficult times. From 23rd March, the bank has changed its timings amid coronavirus shutdown.
SBI Timings During COVID-19
In some states, the SBI working hours are from 7-10 AM, while in some states, the bank timings are from 8 to 11 AM, and in some states, between 10 AM and 2 PM. This is how the bank will work for the next few weeks. These are the SBI working hours During COVID-19. However, The SBI working hours are between 10 AM and 4 PM during normal days.
Apart from changing the bank timings, the bank branches are taking all the other precautionary measures to restrict the spread of the virus.
Working Hours During Normal Days
During usual days, the bank has a convenient time slot for its customers so that they can undertake various transactions during business hours. The bank timings on weekdays i.e., Monday to Friday and on 1st, 3rd, and 5th Saturday are from 10 AM to 4PM. The bank remains closed on 2nd and 4th Saturday and on Sundays and bank holidays.
|Day Of The Week||Working Hours|
|Weekdays (Monday to Friday)||10 AM To 4 PM|
|Working Saturdays (1st, 3rd, and 5th Saturday)||10 AM To 4 PM|
SBI Bank Lunch Time
The days when all the bank employees used to have lunch at the same time are long gone. The bank is taking initiatives to serve its customers in the best possible manner. Now, the employees of every branch go for lunch in batches to provide convenience to the customers so that they do not have to wait in long queues for the lunchtime to end. Hence, the customers can visit the bank and avail the services from 10 AM to 4pm without any hindrance.
SBI Timings To Cash Deposit
The customers can avail the facility of cash deposit during usual working hours. Hence, the SBI timing for cash deposit and for availing various other bank services is 10 AM to 4 PM. The customers can visit any of the bank branches between 10 AM to 4 PM and deposit and withdraw money at their convenience.
NEFT and RTGS Timings
The customers can easily transfer funds from their account to another bank or branch using RTGS or NEFT SBI bank services. For NEFT the timings are between 8 AM to 7 PM, and for RTGS the timings are 8 AM to 4:30 PM. the customers, however, cannot avail this facility during 2nd and 4th Saturday and also on Sundays and bank holidays. The customers can visit the branch between these two timings during weekdays and 1st, 3rd and 5th Saturdays and avail the benefit of fund transfers through NEFT and RTGS.
|Fund Transfer Type||SBI Timings|
|RTGS||8 AM to 4:30 PM|
|NEFT||8 AM To 7 PM|
Till the pandemic continues, the bank will operate at special timings and will return to its normal timing only after the pandemic ends, or after there is an official announcement by the government officials.