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    Co-operative Bank Fixed Deposits

    There are many co-operative banks that offer very competitive and high rates of interest on fixed deposits (FDs). In fact, when compared to other types of banks, co-operative banks, offer a much better rate of interest, in some cases. It is a wise option to invest a certain pool of savings into these types of fixed deposits than conventional term deposits. Co-operative banks offer a wide range of financial services and products, including fixed deposits.

    Best Fixed Deposits by Co-operative Banks

    Co-operative banks are offering some of the highest interest rates on fixed deposits. Given below is a consolidated table of some of the best interest rates offered by these banks:

    Co-operative Bank FD Interest Rates 2019
    Bank Regular Interest Rates (per annum) Senior Citizen Interest Rates (per annum) Tenure
    Mahaveer Bank 9.50% 10.00% More than 2 years to 5 years
    Mahaveer Bank 9.00% 9.50% More than 5 years
    Repco Bank 7.25% 7.75% 1 year and more than 2 years
    Andaman & Nicobar State Co-operative Bank 8.00% 8.50% 8 years to 10 years
    Andhra Pradesh State Co-operative Bank 6.80% 7.40% 271 days to 364 days
    Bombay Mercantile Co-operative Bank Limited 6.25% 6.50% More than 1 year to 3 years
    Bharat Co-operative Bank 7.65% 8.10% More than 5 years
    Bharat Co-operative Bank (Senior Citizen Scheme) - 8.50% 3 years
    Saraswat Bank 6.75% 7.00% More than 1 year to 3 years
    Kapol Bank 8.00% 8.25% 1 year to 2 years
    Janata Sahakari Bank 7.25% 7.50% 1 year to 3 years

    *Banks tend to revise interest rates from time to time

    FD rate highlights

    • At present, Mahaveer Bank pays the highest rate of interest, which is 9.50% p.a. for greater than 2 years to 5 years
    • Senior citizens can expect a lucrative bank rate of 10.00% p.a. for greater than 2 years to 5 years from Mahaveer Bank
    • Andaman & Nicobar State Co-operative Bank also offers a good rate of return at 8.00% p.a. and 8.50% p.a. for senior citizens
    • Bharat Co-operative Bank deposits offer customers 7.65% p.a. and an interest rate of 8.10% p.a. for senior citizens

    Online Fixed Deposits From Co-Operative Banks

    With all other banks offering internet banking and online services, co-operative banks have also stepped up their game and have begun to offer such services. Fixed deposits from co-operative banks can be easily purchased online without any hassle in a matter of minutes. Most fixed deposits from such banks can be purchased with minimal documentation, and by providing basic personal details.

    Let us take a look at the procedure to open a co-operative bank fixed deposit account:

    • Step 1: Log on the website of the respective co-operative bank
    • Step 2: Click on the fixed deposit option and choose the term deposit plan
    • Step 3: Click on the ‘Buy Now or Purchase’ option
    • Step 4: Fill in basic details by downloading the fixed deposit application form
    • Step 5: Proceed and make payment online

    Note: The process may slightly vary from bank to bank.

    Advantages of co-operative bank FDs

    • These banks tend to offer a higher rate of interest on fixed deposits when compared to other types of banks. This provides investors a good option to earn more interest in a short span of time
    • Most co-operative banks do not have stringent eligibility criteria rules and hence it is easy to apply for a fixed deposit account in these banks
    • The easy application procedure and the ease of opening a fixed deposit account online makes these types of banks a good choice
    • Co-operative banks are built with the aim to serve the public. The main objective of co-operative banks is to create financial inclusion and serve.

    List of Co-operative Banks in Metros

    • New India Co-operative Bank Limited – Mumbai, Pune
    • The National Co-operative Bank Limited – Mumbai, Bangalore
    • Punjab and Maharashtra Co-operative Bank Limited – Mumbai
    • Noble Co-operative Bank Limited – Noida
    • Sir M Visvesvaraya Co-operative Bank Limited – Bangalore
    • West Bengal State Cooperative Bank Limited – Kolkata
    • The Delhi State Cooperative Bank Limited – Delhi
    • Mahaveer Co-operative Bank – Hyderabad
    • Peoples Urban Co-operative Bank Limited – Kochi
    • Gujarat State Co-operative Bank Limited – Ahmedabad

    FAQs on Co-operative Bank Fixed Deposit

    1. What is a co-operative bank?

    A co-operative bank is formed by a community or group on a cooperative basis. Their main aim is to serve the weaker sections of society and provide access to banking for all.

    2. Do they provide same interest rates?

    No.  The interest rate provided by each co-operative bank varies and therefore it is not the same.

    3. What are the tenure options for FDs in co-operative banks?

    Different banks offer different tenure options. The maximum tenure at most banks is usually 10 years.

    4. Who governs these banks?

    The RBI issues guidelines for these banks. The banks are governed by the Banking Regulation Act.

    *The above-mentioned rates are subject to change without prior notice. The customer should contact the respective bank for updated rates.

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    Co-operative Bank Fixed Deposits Reviews

    • Bank of Maharashtra Fixed Deposit
      "Good"
      0.5 5.0/5 "Blown Away!"
      I have a Fixed Deposit in Bank of Maharashtra because its near to my place but the interest rate is very low compared to Punjab Maharashtra Cooperative Bank. It was opened before one year and have deposited 6L. I think the rate of interest is 8.25%. The services are excellent, I would suggest them to increase the interest rate.
      Was this review helpful? 0
      , new delhi
      Reviewed on Jan 19, 2019
    • SBI Fixed Deposit
      "Good FD account"
      0.5 5.0/5 "Blown Away!"
      I have invested the fixed deposit with State bank of India. Since the branch is nearest by my home and they have given me a locker facility hence i have chosen the fixed deposit with SBI. Overall, I'm very much satisfied with the services with SBI.
      Was this review helpful? 0
      , hyderabad
      Reviewed on Jan 18, 2019
    • YES Bank Fixed Deposit
      "Fraud by Yes Bank"
      0.5 1.0/5 "Really Bad"
      Yes Bank has not credited Interest for my Fixed Deposit. On enquiring they gave me a story that the interest amount has been adjusted towards TDS. They have not provided credit entry for the interest and the debit entry for the TDS respectively.
      Was this review helpful? 2
      , bhopal
      Reviewed on Jan 11, 2019
    • ICICI Bank Fixed Deposit
      "Smart Investment"
      0.5 5.0/5 "Blown Away!"
      In ICICI fixed deposit interest rate is around 6.75% per annum, I opened the FD through online. I have invested Rs. 1 lakh they wont take any charges for the pre matured fixed interest. I believe the interest rate is good compared to the government bank.
      Was this review helpful? 2
      , yamuna nagar
      Reviewed on Jan 10, 2019
    • Kotak Fixed Deposit
      "Average service"
      0.5 3.0/5 "Satisfactory"
      I am having a Fixed Deposit account with Kotak Mahindra bank, they provide good services when compared to other banks. I get good interest rate in returns after the maturity period which is after 3 years. Customer support is average with Kotak Mahindra bank.
      Was this review helpful? 1
      , chennai
      Reviewed on Jan 10, 2019
    • HDFC Bank Fixed Deposit
      "Hassle free"
      0.5 5.0/5 "Blown Away!"
      I also have a fixed deposit account with HDFC Bank. The process to open this account is easy. I can do it online. They also offer a good rate of interest on the account. The bank has always been up to the mark to ban with. It is very convenient and easy.
      Was this review helpful? 3
      , noida
      Reviewed on Jan 09, 2019
    • IOB Fixed Deposit
      "Better Banking Experience"
      0.5 4.0/5 "Great!"
      I have invested a fixed deposit with Indian Overseas Bank. My wife has recommended me about this bank since she is working over there. I invested the money of Rs. 50000. I don't remember about the tenure period. Before 1 years, i have invested the money with them.
      Was this review helpful? 0
      , tiruchirapalli
      Reviewed on Jan 09, 2019
    • ICICI Bank Fixed Deposit
      "Good Deposit"
      0.5 5.0/5 "Blown Away!"
      I have invested a fixed deposit with ICICI. There is no reason for selected this bank. They have offered me a interest rate of 6.5% and there is no processing fee. I have invested the money 8 months before. This is a one year plan. I'm happy about the services provided by the ICICI for this account
      Was this review helpful? 1
      , thane
      Reviewed on Jan 04, 2019
    • Corporation Bank Fixed Deposit
      "Average"
      0.5 4.0/5 "Great!"
      I had account with Corporation Bank and its very old one. I put fixed deposit before 3 to 4 years. The interest rate was around 7% which was minimum compared to others but am satisfied. I have deposited for 5 years. Actually have not taken any benefits, just have invested. The customer service was okay.
      Was this review helpful? 3
      , pune
      Reviewed on Jan 04, 2019
    • HDFC Bank Fixed Deposit
      "Good service"
      0.5 4.0/5 "Great!"
      I do have a fixed deposit account with HDFC Bank. They are giving good interest. I can manage this account on line. I have chosen HDFC because of bank financial is good. I have just started long time, The process was very quick and it was done through on line.
      Was this review helpful? 4
      , thane
      Reviewed on Jan 02, 2019
    • SBI Fixed Deposit
      "Best Investment plan"
      0.5 5.0/5 "Blown Away!"
      I have taken fixed deposit account in State Bank Of India . They are not charging any charges for the account . I used to get income tax benefits . Am satisfied with the customer service and response.They are giving good rate of interest . Overall am happy with my account .
      Was this review helpful? 5
      , ahmedabad
      Reviewed on Dec 29, 2018
    • review Fixed Deposit
      "Good online features on FD"
      0.5 5.0/5 "Blown Away!"
      In Saraswat bank they are providing the interest around 7% per annum, the minimum amount Rs. 5000 to max, still my FD is running with this bank. The online options are excellent without visiting I can track the interest and deposit amount through online.
      Was this review helpful? 1
      , pune
      Reviewed on Dec 17, 2018
    • HDFC Bank Fixed Deposit
      "Convenient FD with HDFC"
      0.5 5.0/5 "Blown Away!"
      In HDFC I can deposit for minimum of Rs. 5000 to max amount. I done the investment of one time payment around Rs.6 lakhs. I can chose the tenure period based on the convenient, it gives the interest of 7% its maximum. I can open and close the account through online.
      Was this review helpful? 6
      , pune
      Reviewed on Dec 17, 2018
    • SBI Fixed Deposit
      "Very Good Service"
      0.5 4.0/5 "Great!"
      I had made this investment pretty long time back and the services which they had provided so far has been good. The interest rate with them has been good and the growth with the investment has also been good. Their customer support has been helpful in guiding with everything.
      Was this review helpful? 9
      , bangalore
      Reviewed on Dec 14, 2018
    • YES Bank Fixed Deposit
      "Excellent Service"
      0.5 5.0/5 "Blown Away!"
      It has been a good service which they had been providing so far and i had started this investment a log time back. Their customer support has been helpful in guiding me in the investment plans and explaining with the growth of the investment. The interest rate with them has also been good.
      Was this review helpful? 5
      , bangalore
      Reviewed on Dec 14, 2018
    • Citibank Fixed Deposit
      "Not satisfied with the service"
      0.5 1.0/5 "Really Bad"
      I had started this investment a pretty long time back and they had been providing a good service. Their customer support has not been responsive and i do not suggest any one to make an investment through them. There has not been a good growth with the investment.
      Was this review helpful? 1
      , bangalore
      Reviewed on Dec 14, 2018
    • SBI Fixed Deposit
      "Good Investment Plan"
      0.5 4.0/5 "Great!"
      I have taken fixed deposit account in STATE BANK OF INDIA . They are not charging any charges for the account . I used to get income tax benefits . Am satisfied with the customer service and response.They are giving good rate of interest . Overall am happy with my account .
      Was this review helpful? 5
      , mumbai
      Reviewed on Dec 12, 2018
    • Post Office Fixed Deposit
      "Good investment plan"
      0.5 5.0/5 "Blown Away!"
      I have started investing in the fixed deposit almost more than 5 years. I have invested a variable amount in different times. They have offered me a interest rate of 7.5%. The response was good. I have chosen the post office because of the safe and security.
      Was this review helpful? 15
      , guwahati
      Reviewed on Dec 12, 2018
    • YES Bank Fixed Deposit
      "Excellent service"
      0.5 5.0/5 "Blown Away!"
      I have the fixed deposit account with the Yes bank and the interest rate they have given me is good, also the customer service is good too they have co-ordinated with me well they time to time update me about there date of pay my next fixed deposit date.On line banking services are fine one too and am really happy with them.
      Was this review helpful? 0
      , ahmedabad
      Reviewed on Dec 11, 2018
    • Axis Bank Fixed Deposit
      "Average bank to avail fixed deposit"
      0.5 4.5/5 "Excellent!"
      I have chosen the Axis bank for my fixed deposit. I have deposited around of Rs. 50000. Since they are providing very good services in their branch. They have offered me a interest rate of 6.5%. I put the money in 2015. I have visited their branch many times and the service is very much prompt. I had no issues with them.
      Was this review helpful? 3
      , hyderabad
      Reviewed on Dec 11, 2018
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