SBI bank Opening Timings | Lunch time of SBI | Timings of State Bank of India

Last updated on March 29th, 2022 at 01:33 am

Find SBI Bank opening Timings (Lunch Time, Opening Timings, Closing Time, Saturday timings etc). State Bank Of India, the largest Public Sector Bank in India with headquarters at Mumbai, is ranked as 236th by Fortune Global 500 companies list. State Bank of India deposits 23% of the market shares and one-fourth of loans and market deposits in India.

State Bank of India is one of the oldest banks in India dated since 2nd June 1806. With over 24,000 branches across India, The State Bank Of India has different lunch timings and working hours in different regions.


Customers of SBI can take advantage of digital platforms such as SBI YONO, which is provided free of charge. The vast majority of people still prefer to conduct all of their banking transactions in person at their local bank branch.

The bank is open from Monday through Saturday (except 2nd & 4th Saturday). Some banking services, such as NEFT and RTGS, do, however, have specific time slots.

State Bank Of India has a different Opening and Closing Time in different parts of India.

In some states, the working hours are from 7-10 AM whereas, in some other places it’s 8-11 AM and 10 AM to 2 PM. There is a slight difference in the timings due to the pandemic.

Some of the branch timings in some states are-

10 AM to 4 PM Kerala, Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Delhi,

Andhra Pradesh and Maharashtra

10:30 AM to 4:30 PM Karnataka and Gujrat
9 AM to 3 PM Arunachal Pradesh and Andaman and Nicobar


 SBI banking Working Hours

Find below the State Bank of India normal working days and working hours in India.

Working Timings Workings Days
10 AM to 4 PM Monday to Friday
10 AM  to 4 PM 1st, 3rd and 5th Saturdays of Month
Closed 2nd and 4th Saturdays
Closed Sunday


 Lunch time of SBI

State Bank of India Lunch timings may be different in different branches. The lunch timings for the employees of State Bank of India are between 2 PM and 3 PM.

SBI Lunch Timing: 2 PM and 3 PM

If you visit the bank during lunch hours, you don’t have to wait to get the services because there would be always someone to take care of your banking needs.

 State Bank of India NEFT Timing

National Electronic Fund Transfer (NEFT) service is available at SBI 24*7 every day. Account-holders can transfer their funds using the NEFT system with SBI net-banking or Yono App online. As said by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), banks will not impose any charges on the transfer of funds online with the NEFT system.

  National Electronic Funds Transfer (NEFT) facility available for 24 hours a day and 365 days a year.

 RTGS Timings

Real-time Gross Settlement (RTGS) service is available at SBI from 7:00 AM to 6:00 PM every day other than on 2nd & 4th Saturdays, Sundays, and on public bank holidays. The minimum amount to be remitted through RTGS is Rs 2 lakh with no upper or maximum ceiling.

 State Bank of India Timings and Facilities available during COVID-19 Pandemic

The Indian Banks Association (IBA) has instructed that all banks would cater only to essential services such as cash withdrawals or deposits, cheque clearance, remittances, and government transactions since March 23, 2020, due to COVID-19 pandemic.

It is to be noted that some facilities such as NEFT and RTGS are still available but only at specific timings. However, SBI has temporarily closed other services like new account opening, new passbook printing, and note exchange services.

State Bank of India is encouraging the customers to use SBI net-banking services and SBI Yono Lite App to avail banking services. With internet banking, customers can access their bank account anytime easily. Some services like funds transfer between own accounts, third party transactions maintained at any branch of the bank, Inter-bank Transfers to accounts with other Banks can also be done by using internet banking.

According to the RBI, the bank would not avail of any extra charges on transfer of funds online with the NEFT system.



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