Being one of the top commercial banks in India, Axis Bank receives a flock of customers on a daily basis. Due to this, it is customers are advised to enquire Axis Bank timings beforehand. We have collated Axis Bank opening time, lunch time and closing time in this article below.
Axis Bank Timings & Working Hours in 2023
After the COVID-19 lockdown, all banks in India have resumed their usual banking hours. Likewise, Axis working hours in 2023 are:
|Axis Bank opening time:||9:30 AM|
|Axis Bank closing time:||3:30 PM|
|Axis Bank NEFT Timings||24×7|
|Axis Bank Timings on Saturdays||1st, 3rd and 5th: 9:30 AM – 3:30 PM|
2nd and 4th: CLOSED
|Axis Bank Timings on Sundays||CLOSED|
*Note: Some branches may observe different timings due to climatic conditions, etc.
Axis Bank Timings in Lockdown
In lockdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Axis Bank had to change its business hours. As per the government guidelines, the bank was operational from 10AM to 2PM on all working days. However, these timings may have varied from branch to branch. In order to continue social distancing, the bank worked at a reduced capacity of no more than 50% and the public was discouraged from visiting branches as much as possible.
Axis Bank Timings Post Lockdown
Post lockdown, in 2023, Axis Bank, like other banks in India, resumed its usual banking hours. The bank is operational from 9:30 AM to 3:30 PM for the public (may be different in some regions).
Axis Bank Lunch Timings
While most of the Axis branches observe lunch breaks around 1-2PM, it’s a common practice among the Axis Bank employees to work in batches, even during lunch hours. It is to ensure smooth delivery of banking services to its customers.
However, we suggest you visit the Axis branches before or after the usual lunch hours, unless urgent.
Axis Bank Timings on Saturday
Axis Bank, on every 1st, 3rd and 5th Saturday of every month, opens as per the usual business hours, i.e., 9:30 AM to 3:30 PM. However, every2nd and 4th Saturday, as per the RBI rules, the bank remains closed.
Axis Bank NEFT Timings
NEFT transactions using your Axis Bank account can be done online at any time of the day and any day of the year, i.e. 24x7x365.
However, if someone does not have access to the internet or a smartphone, they may simply visit a nearby Axis Bank branch between 9:30 AM to 3:30 PM and submit a form for Axis NEFT transaction offline at the bank.
Axis Bank RTGS Timings
With effect from 14th Dec. 2020, all RTGS transactions can be performed anytime, i.e. 24×7. This timeline is approved by the RBI and thus allows customers to transfer funds using RTGS round the clock.
This includes 2nd and 4th Saturdays and all bank holidays.
Axis Bank IMPS Timings
Just like NEFT and RTGS, Axis Bank IMPS timings are also round the clock, i.e. customers can transfer funds using the IMPS mode, any time of the day. This includes all holidays as well.
Axis Bank UPI Timings
UPI or the Unified Payment System was introduced to provide an easier and quicker payment option for retail and corporate transactions alike. Therefore, there is no off-time for UPI payments.
One can send or receive funds via UPI at any point in a day, including holidays.
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Axis Bank Timings – FAQs
Axis Bank starts its business hours for customers at 9:30 AM.
Axis Bank closing time for customers is 3:30 PM, from Monday to Saturday – except the 2nd and the 4th Saturdays.
As per the RBI guidelines, NEFT transactions can be made round the clock (online and via mobile banking). If you wish to visit the branch for Axis Bank NEFT remittance, please visit anytime between 9:30 AM to 3:30 PM (Mon-Sat.; except 2nd and 4th Sat.).