• How to Open a Recurring Deposit Online?

    A Recurring Deposit is one of the simplest investment options available that can help investors earn a high Return on Investment or ROI by making regular payments of a stipulated amount of money over a specific period of time. By holding an RD account, the customer can be assured of regular income earned as savings, which will be paid out along with the principal amount invested in the account, after the maturity period. There are various methods of opening an RD account in a Bank of your choice, one of which is opening a Recurring Deposit (RD) online.

    Types of Recurring Deposit

    There are mainly two types of deposit accounts that are available in India:

    1. Regular Recurring Deposit: This is the most common RD account available in banks. You have a designated tenure and a particular deposit amount, chosen by you. The deposit amount you choose cannot be changed and you have to pay the same amount for the whole tenure that you have chosen. If any deposit remains unpaid or is less, the account generally attract penalties.
    2. Flexi Recurring Deposit: Flexi plans, as the name suggests, offer you the convenience and flexibility of choosing the amount you intend to deposit in a month. There is a core amount that has to be chosen, but it can be changed based on availability of funds. The interest rates might be slightly lower for these accounts but they offer the convenience of choosing the amount based on your financial situation, throughout the chosen tenure.

    Why Open A Recurring Deposit Account Online?

    The major benefits of opening a recurring deposit account online are:

    • A recurring deposit account is the least hassling investment product considering that all the eligibility criteria are covered by simply having a savings account with the bank.
    • No added documentation is needed as long as you have a savings account with the bank and your net banking is activated. Hence, the whole application process can be done conveniently and efficiently.
    • You can apply online, so that you do not run to the bank for opening the account.
    • You can manage your recurring deposit account online. You can keep checking the interest you are earning online.
    • You can open the account and stay worry-free as long as you have the deposit amount in your linked bank account to pay the installment for each month’s deposit.

    Top 5 Things You Need To Know Before You Open an Online Recurring Deposit

    1. In order to open a Recurring deposit online, you need to have activated the Net Banking facility in the Bank where you hold an account.
    2. Only if you have registered for the Net Banking facility with your Bank, will you be able to open an RD account online.
    3. In most banks it is mandatory that you should have a savings account with the bank in order to be able to open an RD account with them online.
    4. Make sure that the RD scheme is flexible.
    5. The Net Banking layout and RD opening terms and conditions of each Bank might slightly vary. Hence, it is advisable to get in touch with your Bank to know more about opening an RD account online in that Bank.

    Steps for Opening Online Recurring Deposit Account

    If you do not have a Net Banking facility enabled on your banking account, you can do so by getting in touch with the Bank and filling out a Net Banking registration form.

    • Once your Net Banking is activated, log in to your account using your designated User name or ID and password in order to access your account online.
    • Choose the option that allows you to open an RD account. While opening a Recurring Deposit account online, you will be required to provide details such as the amount which you wish to deposit each month and the Tenure of Deposit , i.e the period for which you wish to hold your Recurring Deposit scheme active.
    • Once this is completed, you have to link your savings account to this account from which you can not only transfer the required funds to the account regularly, but also opt to place a standing instruction mandate to make the payment automatically, by the due date each month.

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    RD Reviews

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    • SBI Recurring Deposit
      "Good Service"
      STATE BANK OF INDIA
      0.5 4.0/5 "Great!"
      I have a recurring deposit with the SBI. I deposit 2500 every month, they offer a nominal interest rate of 6.5% per year. There no huge returns but it very good for savings purposes. I never faced any difficulty with their services. with respect to savings account.
      Was this review helpful? 0
      , mumbai
      Reviewed on May 22, 2018
    • HDFC Bank Recurring Deposit
      "Recurring deposit with HDFC"
      HDFC BANK
      0.5 4.0/5 "Great!"
      I have a recurring deposit with HDFC bank and the rate of interest which they provide for the account was around 6.75%. I have chosen the tenure for 30 months with a monthly EMI of 1500. I can withdraw the amount after 30 months or in between. The service was very easy and simple.
      Was this review helpful? 0
      , bangalore
      Reviewed on Apr 25, 2018
    • HDFC Bank Recurring Deposit
      "Recurring deposit with HDFC"
      HDFC BANK
      0.5 5.0/5 "Blown Away!"
      I have opened a recurring deposit with HDFC with a monthly EMI of 5000. The total tenure was for 2 years. The rate of interest which they were providing was 7.5%. We do withdraw the amount in between also there will not be any charges with them. The customer service and response with them is fine.
      Was this review helpful? 0
      , hyderabad
      Reviewed on Apr 19, 2018
    • HDFC Bank Recurring Deposit
      "Best Service"
      HDFC BANK
      0.5 5.0/5 "Blown Away!"
      I have my ongoing Recurring Deposit with HDFC bank and i am investing from last 1 year, I pay an amount of Rs 1000 every month and the customer service of HDFC bank was very good, they gave all the right information and guided me well. The maturity period is after 1 year and i get a interest of 6.5% on returns.
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      , ahmedabad
      Reviewed on Apr 09, 2018
    • HDFC Bank Recurring Deposit
      "Nice experience"
      HDFC BANK
      0.5 5.0/5 "Blown Away!"
      I hold a recurring deposit with HDFC Bank and the process is good. I can open this account on the mobile application. There is a lock in period for a year and six month. The rate of interest is good and there are no hassles in the process. Overall good.
      Was this review helpful? 0
      , bangalore
      Reviewed on Mar 24, 2018
    • HDFC Bank Recurring Deposit
      "Good investment plan with HDFC"
      HDFC BANK
      0.5 4.0/5 "Great!"
      I have started a recurring deposit an investment plan with HDFC bank with a tenure of 1 years. The total rate of interest is which they provide for 1 year is 7%. Before completing the maturity period if i withdraw the amount, i am not sure about the withdrawal charges as i did not tried that. The customer service and response is fine.
      Was this review helpful? 0
      , bangalore
      Reviewed on Mar 14, 2018
    • HDFC Bank Recurring Deposit
      "Good investment"
      HDFC BANK
      0.5 4.0/5 "Great!"
      I have started a recurring deposit an investment plan with HDFC bank with a tenure of 2 years. The total rate of interest is 7%. After two years i can withdraw the amount. The customer service and response is fine. Before completing the maturity period if i withdraw the amount, i am not sure about the withdrawal charges.
      Was this review helpful? 0
      , bangalore
      Reviewed on Mar 14, 2018
    • HDFC Bank Recurring Deposit
      "Good"
      HDFC BANK
      0.5 3.5/5 "Pretty good"
      I had a Recurring Deposit in HDFC Bank and it was closed long back. I have paid 1000 rupees every month. After the maturity period I have received a minimal amount. It is useful for the saving purpose. The rate of interest was not good. I got a proper response.
      Was this review helpful? 0
      , bangalore
      Reviewed on Mar 01, 2018
    • HDFC Bank Recurring Deposit
      "Good service"
      HDFC BANK
      0.5 4.0/5 "Great!"
      I had a Recurring deposit with HDFC bank and my experience was good so far, the services provided by this bank is very good when compared to other banks. I pay an amount of Rs 2000 every month which gets auto deducted from the salary account. I get a interest of 6.99% and happy with the returns.
      Was this review helpful? 0
      , chennai
      Reviewed on Feb 27, 2018
    • Axis Bank Recurring Deposit
      "Excellent"
      AXIS BANK
      0.5 5.0/5 "Blown Away!"
      I have closed the recurring deposit with the Axis bank and I have good relationship with them. I would like to say that the rate of interest is a kind of tricky one and it was okay one for me with them. I am okay with their banking services.
      Was this review helpful? 0
      , chennai
      Reviewed on Feb 27, 2018
    • HDFC Bank Recurring Deposit
      "Nice experience"
      HDFC BANK
      0.5 5.0/5 "Blown Away!"
      The rate of interest is good at HDFC Bank for the recurring deposit. It is almost the same as other banks. The service online is good as I can open and close this account online without having to go to the banks. The overall process is fine and I am glad to bank with them
      Was this review helpful? 0
      , new delhi
      Reviewed on Feb 19, 2018
    • ICICI Bank Recurring Deposit
      "Wonderful"
      ICICI BANK
      0.5 5.0/5 "Blown Away!"
      I have the recurring deposit account with the ICICI bank and the interest rate is good. Online banking services are good one with the ICICI bank. I dont think about the interest rate and other aspects. Everything is better one with the ICICI bank.
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      , hyderabad
      Reviewed on Feb 15, 2018
    • HDFC Bank Recurring Deposit
      "Hassle Free experience"
      HDFC BANK
      0.5 5.0/5 "Blown Away!"
      HDFC recurring deposit interest rate is nominal, I opened account through online, their notification part is good. I make the monthly investment around Rs. 15000 for the tenure of 24 months. At last I got the return got credited in the account.
      Was this review helpful? 0
      , mumbai
      Reviewed on Feb 15, 2018
    • ICICI Bank Recurring Deposit
      "Excellent"
      ICICI BANK
      0.5 5.0/5 "Blown Away!"
      I am having the recurring deposit account with the ICICI bank. I am depositing rs 2,000 monthly. This policy I have takern for 25 years. The returns and policy benefits are very good. Customer service is very good.
      Was this review helpful? 0
      , chennai
      Reviewed on Feb 10, 2018
    • HDFC Bank Recurring Deposit
      "Good Service"
      HDFC BANK
      0.5 5.0/5 "Blown Away!"
      First time I opened RD in HDFC, but the return was less. They offered me the interest rate around 6.5%, Then I quite in amount, I activated this service through online and once cancel it the amount got credited in a month. The service is absolutely fine but interest rate is the concern.
      Was this review helpful? 0
      , mumbai
      Reviewed on Feb 09, 2018
    • SBI Recurring Deposit
      "Good "
      STATE BANK OF INDIA
      0.5 4.5/5 "Excellent!"
      For more than five years of time, I am having the recurring deposit with the State bank of India and I have not found any loopholes with them. I would like to say that the online portal is good one for with the State bank of India.
      Was this review helpful? 0
      , new delhi
      Reviewed on Feb 07, 2018
    • ICICI Bank Recurring Deposit
      "Best"
      ICICI BANK
      0.5 5.0/5 "Blown Away!"
      I am having the recurring deposit account with the ICICI bank and the customer service is good one. I would like to say that the online banking services are also good one with the ICICI bank and I have not faced any such issues with them till now.
      Was this review helpful? 0
      , chennai
      Reviewed on Feb 06, 2018
    • SBI Recurring Deposit
      "Good"
      STATE BANK OF INDIA
      0.5 4.0/5 "Great!"
      I have my salary account with State Bank of India. The customer service was okay. I am using this account for 20 years and It is a zero balance account. I use a domestic debit card. The daily withdrawal limit was happy. ATM services are convenient and good. They don't charge for IMPS and NEFT transfer.
      Was this review helpful? 0
      , raigarh
      Reviewed on Feb 06, 2018
    • SBI Recurring Deposit
      "Excellent"
      STATE BANK OF INDIA
      0.5 5.0/5 "Blown Away!"
      I am having the recurring deposit account with the State bank of India and the customer service is good one. Response is fine one for me with them. I would like to say that the online portal is also really easy to access.
      Was this review helpful? 0
      , thane
      Reviewed on Feb 06, 2018
    • HDFC Bank Recurring Deposit
      "Best one"
      HDFC BANK
      0.5 5.0/5 "Blown Away!"
      I was having the recurring deposit with the HDFC bank on that time. Rate of interest was around 6.9% and the customer service was good. Penalty charges were around 1% of the interest rate charges on accumulated money.
      Was this review helpful? 0
      , new delhi
      Reviewed on Feb 02, 2018
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