Bank of Baroda, a public sector bank, stays open for a bit longer than most of the top banks in India. Bank of Baroda timings for weekdays and Saturdays, along with its lunch hours are given in this article. Before visiting your BOB branch, do check the Bank of Baroda timings given below for that day to save time.
Bank of Baroda Timings & Working Hours in 2023
|Bank of Baroda Timings|
|BOB Timings on Weekdays (Monday to Friday)||10:00 AM to 3.30 PM|
|Bank of Baroda Lunch Time||1:00 PM to 2:00 PM (No interruption in banking services)|
|Bank of Baroda Saturday Timing||1st, 3rd & 5th – 10 AM to 3:30 PM2nd and 4th – CLOSED|
Bank of Baroda Timings in Lockdown
When the entire country was on lockdown due to the novel Coronavirus in 2020 and 2021, Bank of Baroda staff was one of the front-workers, like all the other banks in India. During this lockdown, Bank of Baroda timings were changed and reduced to 4 hours every day.
Most of the banks operated between 10AM to 2PM. During this time, all the non-essential banking services were halted and could only be carried out using the online modes.
Bank of Baroda Timings Post Lockdown
After the lockdown, all the banks, including the Bank of Baroda, resumed their usual working hours. Although, initially staff worked at a reduced capacity in most of the branches, currently many branches are working at full capacity.
Bank of Baroda timings post lockdown: 10AM to 4:00PM; Some branches may work at different timings, for this, customers can call on the Bank of Baroda customer care numbers and check precise timings before visiting the bank.
The following measures are still to be taken by the customers visiting the BOB branches:
- Wearing face masks
- Maintaining social distancing
- Cooperating with the security guard for temperature check
- Limit physical visits for non-essential services
Customers are encouraged to use the Bank of Baroda net-banking and mobile banking facilities to limit the Covid spread.
DID YOU KNOW?
On 1st April 2019, Vijaya Bank and Dena Bank were merged with the Bank of Baroda – thus making BOB as the third largest public sector bank in India. This was the first ever 3-way amalgamation in the banking sector of India. Over 5 crore customer accounts were shifted to BOB in this merger.
Bank of Baroda Lunch Timings
On normal days, Bank of Baroda lunch timings are from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM.
This lunch break is observed in shifts to ensure the smooth running of business throughout the day.
As per the Bank of Baroda website, all the branches ensure continuous customer service from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM.
Note: As per the State Level Bankers Committee, Bank of Baroda lunch time is not explicitly stated.
Bank of Baroda Timings on Saturday
Bank remains closed on the first, third and fourth Saturday of every month. Despite these days, Bank of Baroda works for the same business hours from Monday to Saturday, i.e., 10am to 4pm.
Bank of Baroda NEFT Timings
However, if one doesn’t have internet connection or smartphone for BOB mobile banking, they can visit any of the Bank of Baroda branches anytime between 10AM to 4PM and get their NEFT transactions processed offline.
Bank of Baroda RTGS Timings
RTGS or Real Time Gross Settlement is a payment system via which minimum of Rs. Lakhs of transactions can be done online. Bank of Baroda RTGS timings: 24×7 round the year. For those who prefer making offline RTGS payment via branch, Bank of Baroda RTGS timings are:
10 o’clock to 4 o’clock – Monday to Saturday (except 2nd and 4th Saturday)
Bank of Baroda IMPS Timings
IMPS timings for Bank of Baroda customers: Round the clock (cannot be done physically from the branch)
IMPS or the Immediate Payment System is an electronic system of fund transfers where one can remit funds instantly. It can be done online, i.e., via internet (internet banking or mobile app) or offline using the SMS banking. For SMS banking, you will need MMID without which IMPS transfers cannot be made.
Bank of Baroda UPI Timings
Bank of Baroda UPI timings are 24×7, i.e., these payments can be done anytime. UPI payments can only be made if you have an internet connection and you have completed your KYC and generated UPI ID. The safest route is to download the BHIM App or the Google Pay and complete UPI activation for your bank account.
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Bank of Baroda Timings – FAQs
Bank of Baroda branches opens at 10:00 for customers, every Monday to Friday, except for the bank holidays and 2nd and 4th Saturdays.
For customers, Bank of Baroda branches close its window at 4PM every evening – Monday to Saturday (except 2nd & 4th Saturday)
Yes, NEFT and/or RTGS payments can be made at the Bank of Baroda branches as well (in the normal business hours). However, not all branches have this facility. Please contact your nearest branch to enquire.
Yes. Bank of Baroda employees work in shifts in the lunch hours, thus providing customer services throughout the day (working hours). However, if it’s not urgent, try avoid going between 1-2PM.